Pilate also wrote an inscription and put it on the cross. It was written, “ JESUS THE NAZARENE, THE KING OF THE JEWS.”
And above His head they put up the charge against Him which read, “ THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.”
The inscription of the charge against Him read, “ THE KING OF THE JEWS.”
Now there was also an inscription above Him, “ THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS.”
Now it was the day of preparation for the Passover; it was about the sixth hour. And he *said to the Jews, “Behold, your King!”
Philip *found Nathanael and *said to him, “We have found Him of whom Moses in the Law and also the Prophets wrote—Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.”
Nathanael answered Him, “ Rabbi, You are the Son of God; You are the King of Israel.”
Therefore Pilate entered again into the Praetorium, and summoned Jesus and said to Him, “ Are You the King of the Jews?”
and they began to come up to Him and say, “ Hail, King of the Jews!” and to give Him slaps in the face.
As a result of this Pilate made efforts to release Him, but the Jews cried out saying, “ If you release this Man, you are no friend of Caesar; everyone who makes himself out to be a king opposes Caesar.”
So the chief priests of the Jews were saying to Pilate, “Do not write, ‘ The King of the Jews’; but that He said, ‘I am King of the Jews.’”
But Peter said, “I do not possess silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you: In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene—walk!”
“So then, I thought to myself that I had to do many things hostile to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.