This article contains a free Bible Study resource on the subject of Barabbas. It provides facts, a biography and information about this famous Biblical character for bible study. There is also reference to where Barabbas is mentioned in the Holy Bible.
Bible Dictionary Definition - Who was Barabbas?
The definition and outline of Barabbas is as follows: According to the New Testament he was the robber released by Pontius Pilate at the Passover feast in Jerusalem, in preference to Jesus.
Biography, Facts and Information about Barabbas
The following info provides a concise biography with facts and information about Barabbas: A notorious robber whom Pilate proposed to condemn to death instead of Jesus, whom he wished to release, in accordance with the Roman custom (John 18:40; Mark 15:7; Luke 23:19). But the Jews were so bent on the death of Jesus that they demanded that Barabbas should be pardoned (Matthew 27:16-26; Acts 3:14). This Pilate did.
We have selected Barabbas as one of the most important people and character from the Bible and provided a biography and character outline of this famous person. Much of the information is taken from the classic reference books including Matthew George Easton "Easton's Bible Dictionary" and Ashley S Johnson "Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia".
Barabbas - A Free Christian Bible Study Resource
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