Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And from thenceforth Pilate sought to release him: but the Jews cried out, saying, If thou let this man go, thou art not Caesar's friend: whosoever maketh himself a king speaketh against Caesar.
But when Herod heard of Him, he said, it is John whom I beheaded, he is risen from the dead.
Some days after Felix coming with his wife Drusilla, a Jewess, sent for Paul, and heard him concerning faith in Christ.
Pilate therefore went into the palace again, and called Jesus and said to Him, Art thou the king of the Jews?
And they began to accuse Him, saying, We found this fellow perverting the nation, and forbiding to give tribute to Cesar; saying, that He himself is Christ the king.
But not finding them, they dragged Jason and some of the brethren to the rulers of the city, crying out, these men that have turned the world upside down,
Pilate therefore spake to them again, being desirous to release Jesus.
nor do ye consider, that it is better for us that one man should die for the people, than that the whole nation should perish.
And though they found in Him no capital offence, yet they desired of Pilate that He might be put to death.