12 From that moment Pilate made every effort[a] to release Him. But the Jews shouted, “If you release this man, you are not Caesar’s friend. Anyone who makes himself a king opposes Caesar!”

13 When Pilate heard these words, he brought Jesus outside. He sat down on the judge’s bench in a place called the Stone Pavement (but in Hebrew Gabbatha). 14 It was the preparation day for the Passover, and it was about six in the morning.[b] Then he told the Jews, “Here is your king!”

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. John 19:12 Lit Pilate was trying
  2. John 19:14 Lit the sixth hour; see note at Jn 1:39; an alt. time reckoning would be about noon

Bible Gateway Recommends

HCSB Essential Teen Study Bible, Orange Cork LeatherTouch
HCSB Essential Teen Study Bible, Orange Cork LeatherTouch
Retail: $36.99
Our Price: $8.99
Save: $28.00 (76%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
HCSB Super Giant Print Reference Bible, Brown Genuine Cowhide
HCSB Super Giant Print Reference Bible, Brown Genuine Cowhide
Retail: $79.99
Our Price: $14.99
Save: $65.00 (81%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
HCSB Big Picture Interactive Bible, Pink Flowers LeatherTouch
HCSB Big Picture Interactive Bible, Pink Flowers LeatherTouch
Retail: $36.99
Our Price: $9.99
Save: $27.00 (73%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
HCSB Personal Size Study Bible, Hardcover, Thumb-Indexed
HCSB Personal Size Study Bible, Hardcover, Thumb-Indexed
Retail: $54.99
Our Price: $8.99
Save: $46.00 (84%)
HCSB Illustrator's Notetaking Bible--clothbound hardcover, purple
HCSB Illustrator's Notetaking Bible--clothbound hardcover, purple
Retail: $49.99
Our Price: $11.99
Save: $38.00 (76%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars

Bible Gateway Sponsors