Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene, Bible see other translations

“Pontius Pilate.” Pontius Pilate was the Roman governor of Judea from 26 to 36 AD.

[For more on Pilate, see commentary on Matt. 27:2.]

Commentary for: Luke 3:1