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Mark 15:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Now at the feast he used to release unto them one prisoner, whom they asked of him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Now at [that] feast he released unto them one prisoner, whomsoever they desired.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Now at [the] feast he used to release for them [any] one prisoner whom they requested.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Now at [that] feast he released to them one prisoner, whom they desired.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But at [the] feast he released to them one prisoner, whomsoever they begged [of him].
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Now, at feast time, he was wont to release unto them one prisoner, whom they were claiming.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And at every feast he was releasing to them one prisoner, whomsoever they were asking;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Now on the festival day he was wont to release unto them one of the prisoners, whomsoever they demanded.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Now at that Feast he released vnto them one prisoner, whomsoeuer they desired.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But he was accustomed at every festival to release to them of the bound one whom they requested;
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And it was his custom, at each festival, to release to them one prisoner, whom they might desire.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Now 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
at 2596
{2596} Prime
κατά
kata
{kat-ah'}
A primary particle; (preposition) down (in place or time), in varied relations (according to the case [genitive, dative or accusative] with which it is joined).
[that] feast 1859
{1859} Prime
ἑορτή
heorte
{heh-or-tay'}
Of uncertain affinity; a festival.
he released 630
{0630} Prime
ἀπολύω
apoluo
{ap-ol-oo'-o}
From G0575 and G3089; to free fully, that is, (literally) relieve, release, dismiss (reflexively depart), or (figuratively) let die, pardon, or (specifically) divorce.
z5707
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
unto them 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
one 1520
{1520} Prime
εἷς
heis
{hice}
(Including the neuter [etc.] ἕν [[hen]]); a primary numeral; one.
prisoner, 1198
{1198} Prime
δέσμιος
desmios
{des'-mee-os}
From G1199; a captive (as bound).
whomsoever 3746
{3746} Prime
ὅσπερ
hosper
{hos'-per}
From G3739 and G4007; who especially.
they desired. 154
{0154} Prime
αἰτέω
aiteo
{ahee-teh'-o}
Of uncertain derivation; to ask (in generally).
z5710
<5710> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Middle (See G5785)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 34
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Mark 15:1-20.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Mark 15:1-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Mark 15:6

Now at [that] feast he (b) released unto them one prisoner, whomsoever they desired.

(b) Pilate used to deliver.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Matthew 26:2 Ye know that after two days is [the feast of] the passover, and the Son of man is betrayed to be crucified.
Matthew 26:5 But they said, Not on the feast [day], lest there be an uproar among the people.
Matthew 27:15 Now at [that] feast the governor was wont to release unto the people a prisoner, whom they would.
Luke 23:16-17 I will therefore chastise him, and release [him]. ... (For of necessity he must release one unto them at the feast.)
John 18:39-40 But ye have a custom, that I should release unto you one at the passover: will ye therefore that I release unto you the King of the Jews? ... Then cried they all again, saying, Not this man, but Barabbas. Now Barabbas was a robber.
Acts 24:27 But after two years Porcius Festus came into Felix' room: and Felix, willing to shew the Jews a pleasure, left Paul bound.
Acts 25:9 But Festus, willing to do the Jews a pleasure, answered Paul, and said, Wilt thou go up to Jerusalem, and there be judged of these things before me?
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