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Acts 3:14

But you denied and rejected and disowned the Pure and Holy, the Just and Blameless One, and demanded [the pardon of] a murderer to be granted to you.

Luke 23:18

But they all together raised a deep cry [from the depths of their throats], saying, Away with this Man! Release to us Barabbas!

John 18:40

Then they all shouted back again, Not Him [not this Man], but Barabbas! Now Barabbas was a robber.

Matthew 27:16

And at that time they had a notorious prisoner whose name was Barabbas.

Matthew 27:17

So when they had assembled for this purpose, Pilate said to them, Whom do you want me to set free for you, Barabbas, or Jesus Who is called Christ?

Matthew 27:20

But the chief priests and the elders prevailed on the people to ask for Barabbas, and put Jesus to death.

Matthew 27:21

Again the governor said to them, Which of the two do you wish me to release for you? And they said, Barabbas!

Mark 15:7

And among the rioters in the prison who had committed murder in the insurrection there was a man named Barabbas.

Mark 15:11

But the chief priests stirred up the crowd to get him to release for them Barabbas instead.

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Barabbas » A prisoner released by pilate

Matthew 27:16-26

And at that time they had a notorious prisoner whose name was Barabbas. So when they had assembled for this purpose, Pilate said to them, Whom do you want me to set free for you, Barabbas, or Jesus Who is called Christ? For he knew that it was because of envy that they had handed Him over to him. read more.
Also, while he was seated on the judgment bench, his wife sent him a message, saying, Have nothing to do with that just and upright Man, for I have had a painful experience today in a dream because of Him. But the chief priests and the elders prevailed on the people to ask for Barabbas, and put Jesus to death. Again the governor said to them, Which of the two do you wish me to release for you? And they said, Barabbas! Pilate said to them, Then what shall I do with Jesus Who is called Christ? They all replied, Let Him be crucified! And he said, Why? What has He done that is evil? But they shouted all the louder, Let Him be crucified! So when Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but rather that a riot was about to break out, he took water and washed his hands in the presence of the crowd, saying, I am not guilty of nor responsible for this righteous Man's blood; see to it yourselves. And all the people answered, Let His blood be on us and on our children! So he set free for them Barabbas; and he [had] Jesus whipped, and delivered Him up to be crucified.

Mark 15:7-15

And among the rioters in the prison who had committed murder in the insurrection there was a man named Barabbas. And the throng came up and began asking Pilate to do as he usually did for them. And he replied to them, Do you wish me to set free for you the King of the Jews? read more.
For he was aware that it was [ because they were prompted] by envy that the chief priests had delivered Him up. But the chief priests stirred up the crowd to get him to release for them Barabbas instead. And again Pilate said to them, Then what shall I do with the Man Whom you call the King of the Jews? And they shouted back again, Crucify Him! But Pilate said to them, Why? What has He done that is evil? But they shouted with all their might all the more, Crucify Him [ at once]! So Pilate, wishing to satisfy the crowd, set Barabbas free for them; and after having Jesus whipped, he handed [Him] over to be crucified.

Luke 23:18-25

But they all together raised a deep cry [from the depths of their throats], saying, Away with this Man! Release to us Barabbas! He was a man who had been thrown into prison for raising a riot in the city, and for murder. Once more Pilate called to them, wishing to release Jesus; read more.
But they kept shouting out, Crucify, crucify Him! A third time he said to them, Why? What wrong has He done? I have found [no offense or crime or guilt] in Him nothing deserving of death; I will therefore chastise Him [ in order to teach Him better] and release Him. But they were insistent and urgent, demanding with loud cries that He should be crucified. And their voices prevailed (accomplished their purpose). And Pilate gave sentence, that what they asked should be done. So he released the man who had been thrown into prison for riot and murder, for whom they continued to ask, but Jesus he delivered up to be done with as they willed.

John 18:40

Then they all shouted back again, Not Him [not this Man], but Barabbas! Now Barabbas was a robber.

Acts 3:14

But you denied and rejected and disowned the Pure and Holy, the Just and Blameless One, and demanded [the pardon of] a murderer to be granted to you.

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Mark 15:7

And among the rioters in the prison who had committed murder in the insurrection there was a man named Barabbas.

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Acts 3:14

But you denied and rejected and disowned the Pure and Holy, the Just and Blameless One, and demanded [the pardon of] a murderer to be granted to you.

Mark 15:7

And among the rioters in the prison who had committed murder in the insurrection there was a man named Barabbas.

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Mark 15:7

And among the rioters in the prison who had committed murder in the insurrection there was a man named Barabbas.