Matthew 27:16

“And they had then a notable prisoner, called Barabbas.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they had then a notable prisoner, called Barabbas.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

At that time they were holding a notorious prisoner, called Barabbas.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they had then a notable prisoner, called Barabbas.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they had then an important prisoner, whose name was Barabbas.
- Basic English Bible

And they had then a notable prisoner, named Barabbas.
- Darby Bible

And they had then a notable prisoner, called Barabbas.
- Webster's Bible

and at this time they had a notorious prisoner called Barabbas.
- Weymouth Bible

They had then a notable prisoner, called Barabbas.
- World English Bible

And he hadde tho a famous man boundun, that was seid Barrabas.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they had then a noted prisoner, called Barabbas,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 27:16


Mt 27:16 A notable prisoner. A leader in an insurrection in which he had committed murder (Mr 15:7 Lu 23:19). Barabbas. The word means "son of a father". Some have made him a type of the guilty human race which is released from punishment by the substitution of the innocent Christ.

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