Luke 23:20

NET ©

Pilate addressed them once again because he wanted to release Jesus.

NIV ©

Wanting to release Jesus, Pilate appealed to them again.

NASB ©

Pilate, wanting to release Jesus, addressed them again,

NLT ©

Pilate argued with them, because he wanted to release Jesus.

MSG ©

Pilate still wanted to let Jesus go, and so spoke out again.

BBE ©

And Pilate again said to them that it was his desire to let Jesus go free.

NRSV ©

Pilate, wanting to release Jesus, addressed them again;

NKJV ©

Pilate, therefore, wishing to release Jesus, again called out to them.

KJV
Pilate
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therefore
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willing
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to release
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Jesus
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spake
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again
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to them
<4377> (5656)_.
GREEK
palin
<3825>
ADV
de
<1161>
CONJ
o
<3588>
T-NSM
pilatov
<4091>
N-NSM
prosefwnhsen
<4377> (5656)
V-AAI-3S
autoiv
<846>
P-DPM
yelwn
<2309> (5723)
V-PAP-NSM
apolusai
<630> (5658)
V-AAN
ton
<3588>
T-ASM
ihsoun
<2424>
N-ASM
NET © [draft] ITL
Pilate
<4091>
addressed
<4377>
them
<846>
once again
<3825>
because he wanted
<2309>
to release
<630>
Jesus
<2424>
.
NET © Notes

sn The account pictures a battle of wills – the people versus Pilate. Pilate is consistently portrayed in Luke’s account as wanting to release Jesus because he believed him to be innocent.