Problem

What did Pilate write on the cross?

Matthew 27:37 - And set up over his head his accusation written, THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.
Mark 15:26 - And the superscription of his accusation was written over, THE KING OF THE JEWS.
Luke 23:38 - And a superscription also was written over him in letters of Greek, and Latin, and Hebrew, THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS.
John 19:19 - And Pilate wrote a title, and put it on the cross. And the writing was, JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS.

What did Pilate write on the cross?


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What Did Pilate Write on the Cross?

A video solution explaining the seemingly contradictory accounts of what Pilate wrote on the sign that was put on the cross of Jesus Christ.


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The witnesses all agree. By lining up the statements you can determine exactly what was written on the cross:

What Pilate wrote on the cross

It is clear that Pilate wrote "THIS IS JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS" on the sign 3 times (Hebrew, Greek, and Latin).

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