And Pilate put a question to him, Are you the King of the Jews? And he, answering, said to him, You say so.
Saying, Where is the King of the Jews whose birth has now taken place? We have seen his star in the east and have come to give him worship.
I give you orders before God, the giver of life, and Christ Jesus, who before Pontius Pilate gave witness to the faith,
And Jesus was before the ruler, who put a question to him, Are you the King of the Jews? And Jesus said to him, You say so.
And Pilate said in answer to them, Is it your desire that I let the King of the Jews go free?
And Pilate again said in answer to them, What then am I to do to him to whom you give the name of the King of the Jews?
And, as if honouring him, they said, Long life to the King of the Jews!
And the statement of his crime was put in writing on the cross, THE KING OF THE JEWS.
And they made statements against him, saying, This man has to our knowledge been teaching our nation to do wrong, and not to make payment of taxes to Caesar, even saying that he himself is Christ, a king.
So Pilate came out to them and put the question: What have you to say against this man?
And Pilate put on the cross a statement in writing. The writing was: JESUS THE NAZARENE, THE KING OF THE JEWS.
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