37 Therefore Pilate said to Him, “So You are a king?” Jesus answered, (A)You say correctly that I am a king. For this purpose I have been born, and for this I have come into the world: (B)to testify to the truth. (C)Everyone who is of the truth listens to My voice.” 38 Pilate *said to Him, “What is truth?”

And after saying this, he (D)came out again to the Jews and *said to them, “(E)I find no grounds at all for charges in [a]His case. 39 (F)However, you have a custom that I release one prisoner [b]for you at the Passover; therefore do you wish that I release [c]for you the King of the Jews?” 40 So they shouted again, saying, “(G)Not this Man, but Barabbas.” Now Barabbas was a rebel.

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Footnotes

  1. John 18:38 Lit Him
  2. John 18:39 Or to you
  3. John 18:39 Or to you