Luke 23:1-8 NIV

1 Then the whole assembly rose and led him off to Pilate.1

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2 And they began to accuse him, saying, "We have found this man subverting our nation.2 He opposes payment of taxes to Caesar3 and claims to be Christ,a a king."4

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    • a 23:2 - Or "Messiah"; also in verses 35 and 39
      3 So Pilate asked Jesus, "Are you the king of the Jews?" "Yes, it is as you say," Jesus replied.
      4 Then Pilate announced to the chief priests and the crowd, "I find no basis for a charge against this man."5

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      5 But they insisted, "He stirs up the people all over Judeab by his teaching. He started in Galilee6 and has come all the way here."

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        • b 23:5 - Or "over the land of the Jews"
          6 On hearing this, Pilate asked if the man was a Galilean.7

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          7 When he learned that Jesus was under Herod's jurisdiction, he sent him to Herod,8 who was also in Jerusalem at that time.

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          8 When Herod saw Jesus, he was greatly pleased, because for a long time he had been wanting to see him.9 From what he had heard about him, he hoped to see him perform some miracle.

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