Luke 23:6

6 On hearing this, Pilate asked if the man was a Galilean.

Read Luke 23:6 Using Other Translations

When Pilate heard of Galilee, he asked whether the man were a Galilaean.
When Pilate heard this, he asked whether the man was a Galilean.
“Oh, is he a Galilean?” Pilate asked.

What does Luke 23:6 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Luke 23:6

When Pilate heard of Galilee
"The name of Galilee", as the Syriac and Persic versions read when that was mentioned, he asked;
the Ethiopic version says, the "Galilaeans"; some of which might be present, being come to the feast of the passover, and were very proper persons to inquire of: whether the man were a Galilean;
so Jesus was reputed to be: for though he was born at Bethlehem of Judah, he was brought up at Nazareth in Galilee, where he spent the greater part of his private life, and his public ministry was chiefly exercised in those parts; hence the Jews thought, that he came out of Galilee, and was a Galilean, ( John 7:41 John 7:52 ) and so he used to be called by Julian the apostate; and it seems, that the answer returned to Pilate was, that he was a Galilean; and so the Persic version adds, and they said, yes; for it follows,

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