John 18:17-27 NIV

17 "You are not one of his disciples, are you?" the girl at the door asked Peter. He replied, "I am not."1

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      18 It was cold, and the servants and officials stood around a fire2 they had made to keep warm. Peter also was standing with them, warming himself.3

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      The High Priest Questions Jesus

      18:19-24pp -- Mt 26:59-68; Mk 14:55-65; Lk 22:63-71

      19 Meanwhile, the high priest questioned Jesus about his disciples and his teaching.

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          20 "I have spoken openly to the world," Jesus replied. "I always taught in synagogues4 or at the temple,5 where all the Jews come together. I said nothing in secret.6

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          21 Why question me? Ask those who heard me. Surely they know what I said."
          22 When Jesus said this, one of the officials7 nearby struck him in the face.8 "Is this the way you answer the high priest?" he demanded.

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          23 "If I said something wrong," Jesus replied, "testify as to what is wrong. But if I spoke the truth, why did you strike me?"9

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          24 Then Annas sent him, still bound, to Caiaphas10 the high priest.a

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            • b 18:24 - Or "(Now Annas had sent him, still bound, to Caiaphas the high priest.)"

              Peter's Second and Third Denials

              18:25-27pp -- Mt 26:71-75; Mk 14:69-72; Lk 22:58-62

              25 As Simon Peter stood warming himself,11 he was asked, "You are not one of his disciples, are you?" He denied it, saying, "I am not."12

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                  26 One of the high priest's servants, a relative of the man whose ear Peter had cut off,13 challenged him, "Didn't I see you with him in the olive grove?"14

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                      27 Again Peter denied it, and at that moment a rooster began to crow.15

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