Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
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."
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."
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,
Then the King, though intensely sorry, yet for the sake of his oaths, and of his guests, would not break faith with her.
They, however, persistently shouted, "Crucify, crucify him!"
Without having found Him guilty of any capital offence they urged Pilate to have Him put to death;