Matthew 27:2

And when they had bound him, they led him away, and delivered him to Pontius Pilate the governor.
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Cornelius a Lapide

AD 1637
And when they had bound Him, they led Him away, and delivered Him to Pontius Pitate the governor. "For," as S. Jerome says, "it was the Jewish custom to bind and deliver to the judge those they had condemned to death." Here then was Samson bound by Delilah, Christ by the Synagogue. Origen says truly, "They bound Jesus who looseth from bonds; who saith to them that are in bonds, I Go forth" ( Isaiah 49:9); who looseth the fetters, and saith, "Let us break their bands asunder."" For Jesus was bound that He might set us free by taking on Himself the bonds and the punishment of our sins. They brought. Caiaphas, i.e, and all the other members of the Council, to crush by the weight of their authority both Jesus and Pilate alike. For if Pilate refused to ratify their sentence, they would be able to accuse him of aiming at the sovereignty of Juda, and being thus an enemy of Csar, and so force him in this way, even against his will, to condemn Him to death. Delivered to Pontius Pilate. Why? S...

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
In the council Jesus was free; but now all the council rising up, as appears from St. Luke, and binding him, (detantes auton) as one certainly guilty of death, they conduct him to Pilate. All attend to repress by their authority the people, to engage Pilate to pronounce sooner the sentence, when he saw that he was condemned by the unanimous voice of the Sanhedrim, and to hinder any one from rising in his defence. They were the more anxious, 1. because about three years before, the power of life and death had been taken from them; 2. because they wished to throw the odium of the crime on another person; and lastly, because as both Jew and Gentile were equally to benefit of Christ's death, so both Jew and Gentile were to concur in inflicting it; and as all were to have salvation offered them through his blood, so none were to be freed from the guilt of shedding it. (Haydock) ...

John Chrysostom

AD 407
For because they were desirous to put Him to death, but were not able themselves because of the feast, they lead Him to the governor. But mark, I pray you, how the act was forced on, so as to take place at the feast. For so was it typified from the first.

Theophylact of Ochrid

AD 1107
Behold how the devil held them all in his grasp, convincing them to commit murder on such high days when they ought to have been making many sacrifices and offerings for their other sins, and for their purification and cleansing. But instead they bound Him and led Him away to Pilate the governor, who was from Pontus but was subject to the Romans who had sent him to be the governor of Judea. The chief priests and elders handed the Lord over to Pilate on the grounds that He had fomented sedition and had plotted against the emperor. ...

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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