14 And Pilate said to them, “Why? What evil has he done?” But they shouted even louder, “Crucify him!”

15 So Pilate, because he[a] wanted to satisfy[b] the crowd, released for them Barabbas. And after[c] he had Jesus flogged, he handed him[d] over so that he could be crucified.

Jesus Is Mocked

16 So the soldiers led him away into the palace (that is, the governor’s residence) and called together the whole cohort.

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Footnotes

  1. Mark 15:15 Here “because” is supplied as a component of the participle (“wanted”) which is understood as causal
  2. Mark 15:15 Literally “to make sufficient”
  3. Mark 15:15 Here “after” is supplied as a component of the participle (“flogged”) which is understood as temporal
  4. Mark 15:15 Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
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