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No. The Pilate of John 18:28 was the Roman procurator of Judea in Jesus' day. Pilate was the civil authority who thought he had the power to turn Jesus over to the Jews to be crucified. A procurator was any of various imperial officials with fiscal or administrative powers. The equivalent today might be a governor. Regarding the "nobleman" in John 4:46-54, ...


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It was what Jesus was charged with - at least the complain the Jewish priests took to the Romans. The Romans usually placed the charge - in this case, claiming to be "King of the Jews" and thus challenging the Roman Emperor and Roman rule - on the top of the cross, to show the people why a person was crusified... probably to discourage other from the same ...


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Crucifixion was more than a method of execution; it was a public execution, and a long, slow, exceptionally painful one at that. Half the point was to make an example of the condemned so they could act as a deterrent. Part of the process was to identify the person and their crime, which was done by putting a sign on the cross. Thing is, Pilate couldn't ...



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