But when all goes well for you, remember that I was with you. Please show kindness to me by mentioning me to Pharaoh, and get me out of this prison.
You will live by your sword,
and you will serve your brother.
But when you rebel,
you will break his yoke from your neck.
May God Almighty cause the man to be merciful to you so that he will release your other brother and Benjamin to you. As for me, if I am deprived of my sons, then I am deprived.”
Then He said to Jacob, “Let Me go, for it is daybreak.”But Jacob said, “I will not let You go unless You bless me.”
Isn’t the fast I choose:
To break the chains of wickedness,
to untie the ropes of the yoke,
to set the oppressed free,
and to tear off every yoke?
The prisoner is soon to be set free;
he will not die and go to the Pit,
and his food will not be lacking.
So Pilate said to Him, “You’re not talking to me? Don’t You know that I have the authority to release You and the authority to crucify You?”
At the festival the governor’s custom was to release to the crowd a prisoner they wanted.
At the festival it was Pilate’s custom to release for the people a prisoner they requested.
You have a custom that I release one prisoner to you at the Passover. So, do you want me to release to you the King of the Jews?”
Pilate, wanting to release Jesus, addressed them again,
So when they had gathered together, Pilate said to them, “Who is it you want me to release for you—Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Messiah?”
The governor asked them, “Which of the two do you want me to release for you?”“Barabbas!” they answered.
So Pilate answered them, “Do you want me to release the King of the Jews for you?”
Therefore, I will have Him whipped and then release Him.”
A third time he said to them, “Why? What has this man done wrong? I have found in Him no grounds for the death penalty. Therefore, I will have Him whipped and then release Him.”
From that moment Pilate made every effort to release Him. But the Jews shouted, “If you release this man, you are not Caesar’s friend. Anyone who makes himself a king opposes Caesar!”
After the arrest, he put him in prison and assigned four squads of four soldiers each to guard him, intending to bring him out to the people after the Passover.
Then Agrippa said to Festus, “This man could have been released if he had not appealed to Caesar.”
After they examined me, they wanted to release me, since I had not committed a capital offense.
Women received their dead—they were raised to life again. Some men were tortured, not accepting release, so that they might gain a better resurrection,