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John 18:39

    John 18:39 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But ye have a custom, that I should release unto you one at the passover: will ye therefore that I release unto you the King of the Jews?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But you have a custom, that I should release to you one at the passover: will you therefore that I release to you the King of the Jews?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But ye have a custom, that I should release unto you one at the passover: will ye therefore that I release unto you the King of the Jews?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But every year you make a request to me to let a prisoner go free at the Passover. Is it your desire that I let the King of the Jews go free?

    Webster's Revision

    But ye have a custom, that I should release unto you one at the passover: will ye therefore that I release unto you the King of the Jews?

    World English Bible

    But you have a custom, that I should release someone to you at the Passover. Therefore do you want me to release to you the King of the Jews?"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But ye have a custom, that I should release unto you one at the passover: will ye therefore that I release unto you the King of the Jews?

    Clarke's Commentary on John 18:39

    But ye have a custom - Nothing relative to the origin or reason of this custom is known. Commentators have swam in an ocean of conjecture on this point. They have lost their labor, and made nothing out: see the notes on Matthew 27:15; Luke 23:17.

    Barnes' Notes on John 18:39

    See the notes at Matthew 27:15-21.