Luke 23:18

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

Luke 23:18 in Other Translations

KJV
18 And they cried out all at once, saying, Away with this man, and release unto us Barabbas:
ESV
18 But they all cried out together, "Away with this man, and release to us Barabbas"--
NLT
18 Then a mighty roar rose from the crowd, and with one voice they shouted, “Kill him, and release Barabbas to us!”
MSG
18 At that, the crowd went wild: "Kill him! Give us Barabbas!"
CSB
18 Then they all cried out together, "Take this man away! Release Barabbas to us!"

Luke 23:18 Meaning and Commentary

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).

Luke 23:18 In-Context

16 Therefore, I will punish him and then release him. ”
18 But the whole crowd shouted, “Away with this man! Release Barabbas to us!”
19 (Barabbas had been thrown into prison for an insurrection in the city, and for murder.)
20 Wanting to release Jesus, Pilate appealed to them again.

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