26 And the king was exceedingly sorry, but because of his oaths and his guests he did not want to break his word to her.

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Pilate Delivers Jesus to Be Crucified

24 So when Pilate saw that he was gaining nothing, but rather that (A)a riot was beginning, he took water and (B)washed his hands before the crowd, saying, “I am innocent of (C)this man's blood;[a] (D)see to it yourselves.” 25 And all the people answered, (E)“His blood be on us and (F)on our children!”

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 27:24 Some manuscripts this righteous blood, or this righteous man's blood

Judas Hangs Himself

Then when (A)Judas, his betrayer, saw that Jesus[a] was condemned, (B)he changed his mind and brought back (C)the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and the elders, saying, “I have sinned by betraying innocent blood.” They said, “What is that to us? (D)See to it yourself.” And throwing down the pieces of silver into the temple, (E)he departed, and he went and hanged himself.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 27:3 Greek he

And the king was sorry, but because of his oaths and his guests he commanded it to be given.

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