Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
“ You know that after two days the Passover is coming, and the Son of Man is to be handed over for crucifixion.”
Now at the feast the governor was accustomed to release for the people any one prisoner whom they wanted.
Therefore I will
punish Him and release Him.”
But you have a custom that I release someone for you at the Passover; do you wish then that I release for you the King of the Jews?”
But after two years had passed, Felix
was succeeded by Porcius Festus, and wishing to do the Jews a favor, Felix left Paul imprisoned.
wishing to do the Jews a favor, answered Paul and said, “ Are you willing to go up to Jerusalem and stand trial before me on these charges?”