When Pilate heard it, he asked whether the man was a Galilean. And when he learned that He belonged to Herod’s jurisdiction, he sent Him to (A)Herod, who himself also was in Jerusalem [a]at that time.

Jesus before Herod

Now Herod was very glad when he saw Jesus; for (B)he had wanted to see Him for a long time, because he had been hearing about Him and was hoping to see some [b]sign performed by Him. And he questioned Him [c]at some length; but (C)He answered him nothing. 10 And the chief priests and the scribes were standing there, accusing Him vehemently. 11 And Herod with his soldiers, after treating Him with contempt and mocking Him, (D)dressed Him in a gorgeous robe and sent Him back to Pilate. 12 Now (E)Herod and Pilate became friends with one another that very day; for before they had been enemies with each other.

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  1. Luke 23:7 Lit in these days
  2. Luke 23:8 Or attesting miracle
  3. Luke 23:9 Lit in many words