13AndPilate, when he had called together the chief priestsand the rulersand the people,14Saiduntothem, Ye have broughtthisman unto me,as one that perverteth the people:and,behold , I, having examined him beforeyou, have foundnofaultinthisman touching those thingswhereof ye accusehim:15No, nor yetHerod:for I sentyoutohim;and,lo , nothingworthy of deathisdone unto him.16
I willthereforechastisehim, and release him.
(For of necessity he mustreleaseone unto themat the feast.)
18And they cried out all at once,saying , Away withthis man, andrelease unto usBarabbas:19
(Who for a certainseditionmadein the city,and for murder, was castinto prison.)
20Pilatetherefore,willing to releaseJesus,spakeagain to them .
21But they cried , saying , Crucify him, crucifyhim.22And he saiduntothem the third time,Why,whatevilhathhedone ? I have foundnocause of deathinhim: I willthereforechastisehim, and let him go .
23And they were instant with loudvoices,requiring that he might be crucified . And the voices of themand of the chief priestsprevailed .
24AndPilate gave sentence that it should be astheyrequired.25And he released unto them him that forseditionandmurder was castintoprison,whom they had desired ; but he deliveredJesus to theirwill.