Matthew 27:15-18

The Crowd Chooses Barabbas

15 aNow at the feast the governor was accustomed to release for the crowd any one prisoner whom they wanted. 16And they had then a notorious prisoner called Barabbas. 17So when they had gathered, Pilate said to them, “Whom do you want me to release for you: Barabbas, or bJesus who is called Christ?” 18For he knew that it was out cof envy that they had delivered him up.
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