kjv@Matthew:27:17 @ Therefore when they were gathered together, Pilate said unto them, Whom will ye that I release unto you? Barabbas, or Jesus which is called Christ?
kjv@Matthew:27:18 @ For he knew that for envy they had delivered him.
kjv@Matthew:27:19 @ When he was set down on the judgment seat, his wife sent unto him, saying, Have thou nothing to do with that just man: for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him.
kjv@Matthew:27:20 @ But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitude that they should ask Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.
kjv@Matthew:27:21 @ The governor answered and said unto them, Whether of the twain will ye that I release unto you? They said, Barabbas.
kjv@Matthew:27:22 @ Pilate saith unto them, What shall I do then with Jesus which is called Christ? They all say unto him, Let him be crucified.
kjv@Matthew:27:23 @ And the governor said, Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out the more, saying, Let him be crucified.
kjv@Matthew:27:24 @ When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person: see ye to it.
kjv@Matthew:27:25 @ Then answered all the people, and said, His blood be on us, and on our children.
kjv@Matthew:27:26 @ Then released he Barabbas unto them: and when he had scourged Jesus, he delivered him to be crucified.