Daily Verse
And Elijah came unto all the people, and said, How long halt ye between two opinions? if the LORD be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word.
- 1 Kings 18:21
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Apparent Bible Contradictions
What did Pilate write on the cross?
Posted By: Adam Engesath on 6/4/06
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?
Posted By: Adam Engesath on 1/29/10
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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Posted By: Adam Engesath on 6/4/06
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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