Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person: see ye to it.

Bible References

And washed

Deuteronomy 21:6
All the elders of that city which is nearest to the slain man shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley;
Job 9:30
“If I should wash myself with snow
And cleanse my hands with lye,
Psalm 26:6
I shall wash my hands in innocence,
And I will go about Your altar, O Lord,
Jeremiah 2:27
Who say to a tree, ‘You are my father,’
And to a stone, ‘You gave me birth.’
For they have turned their back to Me,
And not their face;
But in the time of their trouble they will say,
‘Arise and save us.’

Just

Matthew 27:4
saying, “I have sinned by betraying innocent blood.” But they said, “What is that to us? See to that yourself!”
John 19:4
Pilate came out again and *said to them, “Behold, I am bringing Him out to you so that you may know that I find no guilt in Him.”
Acts 3:14
But you disowned the Holy and Righteous One and asked for a murderer to be granted to you,
2 Corinthians 5:21
He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.
1 Peter 3:18
For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

General references

Leviticus 22:19
for you to be accepted—it must be a male without defect from the cattle, the sheep, or the goats.
Jeremiah 26:16
Then the officials and all the people said to the priests and to the prophets, “No death sentence for this man! For he has spoken to us in the name of the Lord our God.”
Mark 6:26
And although the king was very sorry, yet because of his oaths and because of his dinner guests, he was unwilling to refuse her.
Luke 23:21
but they kept on calling out, saying, “Crucify, crucify Him!”
Acts 13:28
And though they found no ground for putting Him to death, they asked Pilate that He be executed.