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Luke 23:18-25 ESV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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18 But they all cried out together, "Away with this man, and release to us Barabbas"-- 18 With one voice they cried out, "Away with this man! Release Barabbas to us!"
19 a man who had been thrown into prison for an insurrection started in the city and for murder 19 (Barabbas had been thrown into prison for an insurrection in the city, and for murder.
20 Pilate addressed them once more, desiring to release Jesus, 20 Wanting to release Jesus, Pilate appealed to them again.
21 but they kept shouting, "Crucify, crucify him! 21 But they kept shouting, "Crucify him! Crucify him!
22 A third time he said to them, "Why, what evil has he done? I have found in him no guilt deserving death. I will therefore punish and release him." 22 For the third time he spoke to them: "Why? What crime has this man committed? I have found in him no grounds for the death penalty. Therefore I will have him punished and then release him."
23 But they were urgent, demanding with loud cries that he should be crucified. And their voices prevailed. 23 But with loud shouts they insistently demanded that he be crucified, and their shouts prevailed.
24 So Pilate decided that their demand should be granted. 24 So Pilate decided to grant their demand.
25 He released the man who had been thrown into prison for insurrection and murder, for whom they asked, but he delivered Jesus over to their will. 25 He released the man who had been thrown into prison for insurrection and murder, the one they asked for, and surrendered Jesus to their will.