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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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The question was posed by Pontius Pilatus, the Procurator of Judaea, that is to say, the administrator of the Province on behalf of the Roman emperor, responsible for peace, stability and prosperity of his domain for the benefit of the empire.
In an early, unexpurgated Cyrillic edition of Flavius Josephus', "Capture of Jerusalem", which had not been "amended" by the Holy Fathers of the West, we find a verbatim transcription of an arrest warrant for Jeshua bar Yusuf as issued by Pontius Pilatus.
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