The God of Abraham
, and of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, hath
glorified his Son Jesus; whom
ye delivered up, and denied him in the presence of Pilate, when he was determined to let [him
] go. ... But ye denied the Holy One
and the Just, and desired
a murderer to be granted unto you;
When he was set down on the judgment seat, his
wife sent unto him, saying, Have thou nothing to do with that just
man: for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him.
Pilate saith unto them, What
shall I do then with Jesus which is called Christ? [They
] all say unto him, Let him be crucified. ... Then answered all the people, and
] on us, and on our children.
And they cried out again, Crucify him. ... And [so
] Pilate, willing
to content the people, released Barabbas unto them, and delivered Jesus, when
he had scourged [him
], to be crucified.
Then said Pilate to the chief priests and [to
] the people, I find
no fault in this man. ... And they
were the more fierce, saying, He stirreth up the people, teaching throughout all Jewry, beginning
from Galilee to this place.
Said unto them, Ye have brought this man unto me, as one
that perverteth the people: and, behold, I, having examined [him
] before you, have found
no fault in this man touching those things whereof ye accuse him: ... I will therefore chastise him, and release [him
But they cried, saying, Crucify [him
], crucify him. ... And he released unto them him that for
sedition and murder was cast into prison, whom
they had desired; but
he delivered Jesus to their will.
Pilate saith unto him, What
is truth? And when he had said this, he went out again unto the Jews, and saith unto them, I find
in him no fault [at all
Pilate therefore went forth again, and saith unto them, Behold, I bring him forth to you, that ye
may know that I find no fault in him.
thenceforth Pilate sought to release him: but the Jews cried out, saying, If thou let this man go, thou art
not Caesar's friend: whosoever maketh himself a king speaketh against Caesar. ... Then delivered he him therefore unto them to be crucified. And they took Jesus, and led [him