8 That is why it has been called the Field of Blood to this day.
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9 Then what was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled: “They took the thirty pieces of silver, the price set on him by the people of Israel,
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10 and they used them to buy the potter’s field, as the Lord commanded me.”a
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    • Ì 27:10 - See Zech. 11:12,13; Jer. 19:1-13; 32:6-9.

      Jesus Before Pilate

      11 Meanwhile Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor asked him, “Are you the king of the Jews?” “You have said so,” Jesus replied.
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      12 When he was accused by the chief priests and the elders, he gave no answer.
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      13 Then Pilate asked him, “Don’t you hear the testimony they are bringing against you?”
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      14 But Jesus made no reply, not even to a single charge—to the great amazement of the governor.
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      15 Now it was the governor’s custom at the festival to release a prisoner chosen by the crowd.
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      16 At that time they had a well-known prisoner whose name was Jesusb Barabbas.
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        • Í 27:16 - Many manuscripts do not have "Jesus" ; also in verse 17.
          17 So when the crowd had gathered, Pilate asked them, “Which one do you want me to release to you: Jesus Barabbas, or Jesus who is called the Messiah?”
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          18 For he knew it was out of self-interest that they had handed Jesus over to him.