Matthew 27:15

15 Now it was the governor’s custom at the festival to release a prisoner chosen by the crowd.

Read Matthew 27:15 Using Other Translations

Now at that feast the governor was wont to release unto the people a prisoner, whom they would.
Now at the feast the governor was accustomed to release for the crowd any one prisoner whom they wanted.
Now it was the governor’s custom each year during the Passover celebration to release one prisoner to the crowd—anyone they wanted.
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