12 From this point on Pilate was seeking to release him, but the Jews shouted, saying, “If you release this man, you are not a friend of Caesar! Everyone who makes himself out to be a king opposes Caesar!” 13 So Pilate, when he[a] heard these words, brought Jesus outside and sat down on the judgment seat, in the place called The Stone Pavement (but Gabbatha in Aramaic). 14 (Now it was the day of preparation of the Passover; it was about the sixth hour.) And he said to the Jews, “Behold your king!”

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Footnotes

  1. John 19:13 Here “when” is supplied as a component of the participle (“heard”) which is understood as temporal

12 From then on, Pilate tried to set Jesus free, but the Jewish leaders kept shouting, “If you let this man go, you are no friend of Caesar. Anyone who claims to be a king(A) opposes Caesar.”

13 When Pilate heard this, he brought Jesus out and sat down on the judge’s seat(B) at a place known as the Stone Pavement (which in Aramaic(C) is Gabbatha). 14 It was the day of Preparation(D) of the Passover; it was about noon.(E)

“Here is your king,”(F) Pilate said to the Jews.

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