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Matthew 27:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Now the chief priests and the elders persuaded the multitudes that they should ask for Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitude that they should ask Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to put Jesus to death.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitude that they should ask Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds that they should beg for Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, the High-priests and the elders, persuaded the multitudes, that they should claim Barabbas, but, Jesus, should, destroy.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the chief priests and the elders did persuade the multitudes that they might ask for themselves Barabbas, and might destroy Jesus;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But the chief priests and ancients persuaded the people that they should ask Barabbas and make Jesus away.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But the chiefe Priestes and Elders perswaded the multitude that they should aske Barabbas, & destroy Iesus.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitude that he should release to them Bar-aba, that they might destroy Jeshu.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the multitude that they should demand Bar Abas, and destroy Jesus.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
chief priests 749
{0749} Prime
ἀρχιερεύς
archiereus
{ar-khee-er-yuce'}
From G0746 and G2409; the high priest (literally of the Jews, typically Christ); by extension a chief priest.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
elders 4245
{4245} Prime
πρεσβύτερος
presbuteros
{pres-boo'-ter-os}
Comparative of πρέσβυς [[presbus]] (elderly); older; as noun, a senior; specifically an Israelite Sanhedrist (also figuratively, member of the celestial council) or Christian 'presbyter'.
persuaded 3982
{3982} Prime
πείθω
peitho
{pi'-tho}
A primary verb; to convince (by argument, true or false); by analogy to pacify or conciliate (by other fair means); reflexively or passively to assent (to evidence or authority), to rely (by inward certainty).
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
multitude 3793
{3793} Prime
ὄχλος
ochlos
{okh'-los}
From a derivative of G2192 (meaning a vehicle); a throng (as borne along); by implication the rabble; by extension a class of people; figuratively a riot.
that 2443
{2443} Prime
ἵνα
hina
{hin'-ah}
Probably from the same as the former part of G1438 (through the demonstrative idea; compare G3588); in order that (denoting the purpose or the result).
they should ask 154
{0154} Prime
αἰτέω
aiteo
{ahee-teh'-o}
Of uncertain derivation; to ask (in generally).
z5672
<5672> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Middle (See G5785)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 43
Barabbas, 912
{0912} Prime
Βαραββᾶς
Barabbas
{bar-ab-bas'}
Of Chaldee origin ([H1347] and G0005 (Greek)); son of Abba; Bar-abbas, an Israelite.
and 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
destroy 622
{0622} Prime
ἀπόλλυμι
apollumi
{ap-ol'-loo-mee}
From G0575 and the base of G3639; to destroy fully (reflexively to perish, or lose), literally or figuratively.
z5661
<5661> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 512
Jesus. 2424
{2424} Prime
Ἰησοῦς
Iesous
{ee-ay-sooce'}
Of Hebrew origin [H3091]; Jesus (that is, Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 27:11-26.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 27:11-25.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
persuaded:

Mark 15:11 But the chief priests moved the people, that he should rather release Barabbas unto them.
Acts 14:18-19 And with these sayings scarce restrained they the people, that they had not done sacrifice unto them. ... And there came thither [certain] Jews from Antioch and Iconium, who persuaded the people, and, having stoned Paul, drew [him] out of the city, supposing he had been dead.
Acts 19:23-29 And the same time there arose no small stir about that way. ... And the whole city was filled with confusion: and having caught Gaius and Aristarchus, men of Macedonia, Paul's companions in travel, they rushed with one accord into the theatre.

should:

Luke 23:18-20 And they cried out all at once, saying, Away with this [man], and release unto us Barabbas: ... Pilate therefore, willing to release Jesus, spake again to them.
John 18:40 Then cried they all again, saying, Not this man, but Barabbas. Now Barabbas was a robber.
John 19:15-16 But they cried out, Away with [him], away with [him], crucify him. Pilate saith unto them, Shall I crucify your King? The chief priests answered, We have no king but Caesar. ... Then delivered he him therefore unto them to be crucified. And they took Jesus, and led [him] away.
Acts 3:14-15 But ye denied the Holy One and the Just, and desired a murderer to be granted unto you; ... And killed the Prince of life, whom God hath raised from the dead; whereof we are witnesses.
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