John the Baptist Prepares the Way
3 In the fifteenth year of the reign of jTiberius Caesar, kPontius Pilate lbeing governor of Judea, and mHerod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene,
Repent or Perish
13 There were some present at that very time who told him about the Galileans whose blood pPilate had mingled with their sacrifices.
13 aThe God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, bthe God of our fathers, cglorified his servant1 Jesus, whom dyou delivered over and edenied in the presence of Pilate, fwhen he had decided to release him.