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.

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Bible References

Just

Matthew 27:4
and said, "I have sinned, in betraying to death one who is innocent." "What does that matter to us?" they replied; it is your business."
John 19:4
Once more Pilate came out and said to the Jews, "See, I am bringing him out to you to let you clearly understand that I find no crime in him."
Acts 3:14
Yes, you disowned the holy and righteous One, and asked as a favour the release of a murderer.
2 Corinthians 5:21
He has made Him who knew nothing of sin to be sin for us, in order that in Him we may become the righteousness of God.
1 Peter 3:18
because Christ also once for all died for sins, the innocent One for the guilty many, in order to bring us to God. He was put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit,

General references

Mark 6:26
Then the King, though intensely sorry, yet for the sake of his oaths, and of his guests, would not break faith with her.
Luke 23:21
They, however, persistently shouted, "Crucify, crucify him!"
Acts 13:28
Without having found Him guilty of any capital offence they urged Pilate to have Him put to death;