Matthew 27:15

“Now at that feast the governor was wont to release unto the people a prisoner, whom they would.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Matthew 27:15

Now at that feast the Gouernor was woont to release vnto the people a prisoner, whom they would.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now at {the} feast the governor was accustomed to release for the people {any} one prisoner whom they wanted.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now at the feast the governor was wont to release unto the multitude one prisoner, whom they would.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now at the feast it was the way for the ruler to let free to the people one prisoner, at their selection.
- Basic English Bible

Now at [the] feast the governor was accustomed to release one prisoner to the crowd, whom they would.
- Darby Bible

Now at that feast, the governor was wont to release to the people a prisoner, whom they would.
- Webster's Bible

Now it was the Governor's custom at the Festival to release some one prisoner, whomsoever the populace desired;
- Weymouth Bible

Now at the feast the governor was accustomed to release to the multitude one prisoner, whom they desired.
- World English Bible

But for a solempne dai the iustice was wont to delyuere to the puple oon boundun, whom thei wolden.
- Wycliffe Bible

And at the feast the governor had been accustomed to release one to the multitude, a prisoner, whom they willed,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Matthew 27:15

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 27:15


27:15 At every feast - Every year, at the feast of the passover. #Mark 15:6|; Luke 23:17; John 18:39.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 27:15


Mt 27:15 At [that] feast. The passover. How the custom of releasing a prisoner at the passover arose is unknown, but such customs are common under arbitrary rules.

Discussion for Matthew 27:15



 

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