Then the crowd came up and began to ask Pilate to release a prisoner for them, as was his custom. 1
The crowd came up and asked Pilate to do for them what he usually did.
The crowd went up and began asking him to do as he had been accustomed to do for them.
The mob began to crowd in toward Pilate, asking him to release a prisoner as usual.
As the crowd came up and began to present its petition for him to release a prisoner,
And the people went up, requesting him to do as he had done for them in other years.
So the crowd came and began to ask Pilate to do for them according to his custom.
Then the multitude, crying aloud, began to ask him to do just as he had always done for them.
[him to do] as
he had ever
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Pilate to release
a prisoner for them
, aswas his custom.
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1 tn Grk “Coming up the crowd began to ask [him to do] as he was doing for them.”