Pontius Pilate

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Pon·tius Pi·late

 (pŏn′chəs pī′lət)
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Pontius Pilate

(ˈpɒnʃəs; ˈpɒntɪəs ˈpaɪlət)
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Pon•tius (ˈpɒn ʃəs, -ti əs) fl. early 1st century A.D., Roman procurator of Judea A.D. 26–36?.
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Noun1.Pontius Pilate - the Roman procurator of Judea who ordered that Jesus be crucified (died in AD 36)
procurator - (ancient Rome) someone employed by the Roman Emperor to manage finance and taxes

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Written in the Coptic language, the ancient text further claimed that Pontius Pilate, the judge who authorized Jesus' crucifixion, had dinner with Jesus before his crucifixion and offered to sacrifice his own son in the place of Jesus.
The texts, which are written in the Coptic language, claim that, on the eve of Jesus's crucifixion he dines with Pontius Pilate, who offered to sacrifice one of his sons on the cross in Jesus's place.
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