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Barabbas Chapter Summary & Analysis - Pages 1 through 21 Summary

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Barabbas is standing at the edge of those gathered at the cross where Jesus hangs. He's not one of the group, but is standing away from the others. He admits that he didn't want to come at all, that he would ordinarily have avoided the place as unclean and as a place of death.

Barabbas is described as about thirty years old with a reddish beard, black hair and a scar on his cheek. He was in prison awaiting his own execution when Jesus was arrested. Because the people were celebrating the Passover, they were given the opportunity to excuse one person who was to be executed. Given the choice of Barabbas and Jesus, the people elect to set Barabbas free. Barabbas stands and watches as Jesus begins the trek up the hill and then follows the procession. Barabbas says that there's a strange power...

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