1When the morning was come , all the chief priestsandelders of the peopletookcounselagainstJesustoputhim to death :
2And when they had boundhim, they led him away , anddeliveredhim to PontiusPilate the governor.3ThenJudas,which had betrayedhim, when he sawthat he was condemned , repented himself , and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priestsandelders,4Saying , I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocentblood.And they said , What is that tous?seethou to that.
5And he cast down the pieces of silverin the temple, and departed , andwent and hanged himself .
6And the chief prieststook the silver pieces, and said , It isnotlawful for to puttheminto the treasury,because it is the price of blood.7And they tookcounsel, and boughtwiththem the potter'sfield,toburystrangersin.8Whereforethatfield was called , The field of blood,unto this day.9Then was fulfilled that which was spokenbyJeremy the prophet,saying , And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him that was valued , whoma they of the children of Israel did value ;
10Andgavethemfor the potter'sfield,as the Lordappointedme.11AndJesusstoodbefore the governor:and the governoraskedhim,saying , Artthou the King of the Jews?AndJesussaid unto him,Thousayest .12Andwhenhe was accusedof the chief priestsandelders, he answerednothing.13ThensaidPilate unto him, Hearest thounot how many things they witness againstthee?14And he answeredhimtoneveraword;insomuch that the governormarvelledgreatly.15Nowat that feast the governor was wont to release unto the peopleaprisoner,whom they would .
16And they hadthen a notableprisoner,calledBarabbas.17Therefore when they were gathered together , Pilatesaid unto them,Whom will ye that I release unto you?Barabbas,orJesuswhich is calledChrist?18For he knewthatforenvy they had deliveredhim.19Whenhe was set downon the judgment seat,hiswifesentuntohim,saying , Have thounothing to do with that just man:for I have suffered many things this dayin a dreambecause of him.20But the chief priestsandelderspersuaded the multitudethat they should askBarabbas,anddestroyJesus.21
The governoransweredandsaid unto them,Whetherof the twain will ye that I release unto you ? They said , Barabbas.22Pilatesaith unto them,What shall I dothen with Jesuswhich is calledChrist? They allsay unto him, Let him be crucified .
23And the governorsaid , Why,whatevil hath he done ? But they cried out the more,saying , Let him be crucified .
24WhenPilatesawthat he could prevailnothing,but that rather a tumult was made , he tookwater, and washed his handsbefore the multitude,saying , I aminnocentof the blood of this just person:seeye to it.
25Thenansweredall the people, and said , Hisblood be onus,andonourchildren.26Then released heBarabbas unto them:and when he had scourgedJesus, he delivered him to be crucified .