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John 18:39 - Jesus and Barabbas | CATHOLIGHT
The comparison between Jesus and Barabbas is telling (Jn 18: 39-40). Jesus is presented as the “King of the Jews” (Jn 18: 39). Already in John 1: 49 Nathaniel used this as a title for Jesus. In John 19: 14-15, Pilate will use it again. When people choose Barabbas to be released, the evangelist tells …