But remember me when it goes well for you, and show me kindness. Make mention of me to Pharaoh and bring me out of this prison,
You will live by your sword but you will serve your brother. When you grow restless, you will tear off his yoke from your neck."
May the sovereign God grant you mercy before the man so that he may release your other brother and Benjamin! As for me, if I lose my children I lose them."
Then the man said, "Let me go, for the dawn is breaking." "I will not let you go," Jacob replied, "unless you bless me."
No, this is the kind of fast I want. I want you to remove the sinful chains, to tear away the ropes of the burdensome yoke, to set free the oppressed, and to break every burdensome yoke.
The one who suffers will soon be released; he will not die in prison, he will not go hungry.
So Pilate said, "Do you refuse to speak to me? Don't you know I have the authority to release you, and to crucify you?"
During the feast the governor was accustomed to release one prisoner to the crowd, whomever they wanted.
During the feast it was customary to release one prisoner to the people, whomever they requested.
But it is your custom that I release one prisoner for you at the Passover. So do you want me to release for you the king of the Jews?"
Pilate addressed them once again because he wanted to release Jesus.
So after they had assembled, Pilate said to them, "Whom do you want me to release for you, Jesus Barabbas or Jesus who is called the Christ?"
The governor asked them, "Which of the two do you want me to release for you?" And they said, "Barabbas!"
So Pilate asked them, "Do you want me to release the king of the Jews for you?"
I will therefore have him flogged and release him."
A third time he said to them, "Why? What wrong has he done? I have found him guilty of no crime deserving death. I will therefore flog him and release him."
From this point on, Pilate tried to release him. But the Jewish leaders shouted out, "If you release this man, you are no friend of Caesar! Everyone who claims to be a king opposes Caesar!"
When he had seized him, he put him in prison, handing him over to four squads of soldiers to guard him. Herod planned to bring him out for public trial after the Passover.
Agrippa said to Festus, "This man could have been released if he had not appealed to Caesar."
When they had heard my case, they wanted to release me, because there was no basis for a death sentence against me.
and women received back their dead raised to life. But others were tortured, not accepting release, to obtain resurrection to a better life.