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
"You know that after two days is the Passover, and the Son of Man will be delivered up to be crucified."
Matthew 27:15
Now at the feast the governor was accustomed to release for the crowd any one prisoner whom they wanted.
Luke 23:16
I will therefore chastise him and release him."
John 18:39
But you have a custom that I should release one man for you at the Passover. So do you want me to release to you the King of the Jews?"
Acts 24:27
But when two years had passed, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, and desiring to do the Jews a favor, Felix left Paul in prison.
Acts 25:9
But Festus, wishing to do the Jews a favor, said to Paul, "Are you willing to go up to Jerusalem and stand trial before me there on these charges?"