J.B. Phillips New Testament
31-32 To which Pilate retorted, “Then take him yourselves and judge him according to your law.” “We are not allowed to put a man to death,” replied the Jews (thus fulfilling Christ’s prophecy of the method of his own death).
33 So Pilate went back into the Palace and called Jesus to him. “Are you the king of the Jews?” he asked.
34 “Are you asking this of your own accord,” replied Jesus, “or have other people spoken to you about me?”Read full chapter
New International Version
32 This took place to fulfill what Jesus had said about the kind of death he was going to die.(A)
34 “Is that your own idea,” Jesus asked, “or did others talk to you about me?”Read full chapter