Read Matthew 27:26 Using Other Translations
Then released he Barabbas unto them: and when he had scourged Jesus, he delivered him to be crucified.
Then he released for them Barabbas, and having scourged Jesus, delivered him to be crucified.
So Pilate released Barabbas to them. He ordered Jesus flogged with a lead-tipped whip, then turned him over to the Roman soldiers to be crucified.