Matthew 27:8-18 NIV

8 That is why it has been called the Field of Blood1 to this day.

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9 Then what was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled:2 "They took the thirty silver coins, 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."a3

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    • a 27:10 - See Zech. 11:12,13; Jer. 19:1-13; 32:6-9.

      Jesus Before Pilate

      27:11-26pp -- Mk 15:2-15; Lk 23:2,3,18-25; Jn 18:29-19:16

      11 Meanwhile Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor asked him, "Are you the king of the Jews?"4 "Yes, it is as you say," Jesus replied.

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      12 When he was accused by the chief priests and the elders, he gave no answer.5

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      13 Then Pilate asked him, "Don't you hear the testimony they are bringing against you?"6

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      14 But Jesus made no reply,7 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 Feast to release a prisoner8 chosen by the crowd.

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      16 At that time they had a notorious prisoner, called Barabbas.
      17 So when the crowd had gathered, Pilate asked them, "Which one do you want me to release to you: Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Christ?"9

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      18 For he knew it was out of envy that they had handed Jesus over to him.