12 As a result of this Pilate [a]made efforts to release Him, but the Jews cried out saying, “(A)If you release this Man, you are no friend of Caesar; everyone who makes himself out to be a king [b]opposes Caesar.”

13 Therefore when Pilate heard these words, he brought Jesus out, and (B)sat down on the judgment seat at a place called [c]The Pavement, but (C)in [d]Hebrew, Gabbatha. 14 Now it was (D)the day of preparation for the Passover; it was about the [e](E)sixth hour. And he *said to the Jews, “Behold, (F)your King!”

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  1. John 19:12 Lit was seeking to
  2. John 19:12 Or speaks against
  3. John 19:13 Gr The Lithostrotos
  4. John 19:13 I.e. Jewish Aramaic
  5. John 19:14 Perhaps 6 a.m.

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