Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Now at that feast he released unto them one prisoner, whomsoever they desired.

Bible References

General references

Matthew 26:2
Ye know that after two days the Passover comes, and the Son of man is betrayed to be crucified.
Matthew 27:15
Now during a feast the governor had been accustomed to release to the crowd one prisoner whom they wanted.
Luke 23:16
Therefore, having scourged I will release him.
John 18:39
But there is a custom for you that I should release to you one man at the Passover. Do ye wish therefore I would release to you the king of the Jews?
Acts 24:27
But two years having been fulfilled, Felix received a successor, Porcius Festus. And wanting to lay down favors to the Jews, Felix left behind Paul bound.
Acts 25:9
But Festus, wanting to lay down a favor to the Jews, having answered Paul, said, Are thou willing, after going up to Jerusalem, to be judged there about these things before me?