13 [a]When Pilate heard this word, he brought Jesus forth, and sat down in the judgment seat in a place called the pavement, and in Hebrew, [b]Gabbatha.

14 And it was the Preparation of the Passover, and about the sixth hour: and he said unto the Jews, Behold your King.

15 But they cried, Away with him, away with him, crucify him. Pilate said unto them, Shall I crucify your King? The high Priests answered, We have no King but Caesar.

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  1. John 19:13 Pilate condemneth himself first, with the same mouth wherewith he afterward condemneth Christ.
  2. John 19:13 Gabbatha signifieth an high place, as judgment seats are.
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