Pontius Pilate's wife at the trial of Jesus: the gospel of Matthew

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                The Wife's Dream

There is only one reference to this woman, in Matthew 27:19:

  • 'While he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent word to him, "Have nothing to do with that innocent man, for today I have suffered a great deal because of a dream about him."


 

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Pilate asks Jesus 'What is truth?' painting by the Russian artist Nicholas Ge (Gai)

Pilate asks Jesus 'What is truth?' Painting by the Russian artist Nicholas Ge (Gai)


 

'Ecce Homo' - Behold the Man. Painting by Antonio Ciseri, 1880

'Ecce Homo' - Behold the Man. Painting by Antonio Ciseri, 1880


The Message of Pilate's Wife, James Tissot

The Message of Pilate's Wife, James Tissot


 

Pilate presents Jesus to the crowd, with Barabbas at right; still from the movie 'Passion of the Christ'

Pilate presents Jesus to the crowd, with Barabbas at right; from the movie 'Passion of the Christ'

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