23 Then the governor said, (A)“Why, what evil has He done?”

But they cried out all the more, saying, “Let Him be crucified!”

24 When Pilate saw that he could not prevail at all, but rather that a [a]tumult was rising, he (B)took water and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, “I am innocent of the blood of this [b]just Person. You see to it.

25 And all the people answered and said, (C)“His blood be on us and on our children.”

26 Then he released Barabbas to them; and when (D)he had [c]scourged Jesus, he delivered Him to be crucified.

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  1. Matthew 27:24 an uproar
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  3. Matthew 27:26 flogged with a Roman scourge

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