Luke 23:18

18 But the whole crowd shouted, “Away with this man! Release Barabbas to us!”

Read Luke 23:18 Using Other Translations

And they cried out all at once, saying, Away with this man, and release unto us Barabbas:
But they all cried out together, "Away with this man, and release to us Barabbas"--
Then a mighty roar rose from the crowd, and with one voice they shouted, “Kill him, and release Barabbas to us!”

What does Luke 23:18 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Luke 23:18

And they cried out all at once
The chief priests, rulers, and people, not bearing to hear of a release of him, now they had got him in their hands; and enraged at the proposal, in a most clamorous way, cried out, as one man, immediately:

Saying, away with this man;
to the cross; to Calvary, the place of execution; away with him out of the world; he is not fit to live:

and release unto us Barabbas;
whose character is given in the next verse; (See Gill on Matthew 27:16).

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