Then what Yirmeyahu the prophet spoke was fulfilled, "And they took the thirty silver coins, which was the price the people of Isra'el had agreed to pay for him,
and used them to buy the potter's field, just as the Lord directed me."
Meanwhile, Yeshua was brought before the governor, and the governor put this question to him: "Are you the King of the Jews?" Yeshua answered, "The words are yours."
But when he was accused by the head cohanim and elders, he gave no answer.
Then Pilate said to him, "Don't you hear all these charges they are making against you?"
But to the governor's great amazement, he did not say a single word in reply to the accusations.
It was the governor's custom during a festival to set free one prisoner, whom ever the crowd asked for.
There was at that time a notorious prisoner being held, named Yeshua Bar-Abba.
So when a crowd had gathered, Pilate said to them, "Whom do you want me to set free for you? Bar-Abba? or Yeshua, called `the Messiah'?"
For he understood that it was out of jealousy that they had handed him over.
While he was sitting in court, his wife sent him a message, "Leave that innocent man alone. Today in a dream I suffered terribly because of him."