How to Pronounce Barabbas

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Audio Pronunciation of Barabbas

Phonetic Pronunciation of Barabbas

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Learn more about Barabbas from the Easton’s Bible Dictionary

I.e., son of Abba or of a father, 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 (Matt. 27:16-26; Acts 3:14). This Pilate did.