When Pilate offered up Jesus or Barabbas for release, was this an offer of pardon? I have limited understanding of this was a tradition each year where Pilate would release a prisoner during the Jewish Passover but did this release mean a pardon?
MODERNHEBREW - 15 ומנהג ההגמון היה לפטר לעם בכל חג אסיר אחד את אשר יחפצו׃
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