57And they that had laid hold on Jesus led him awaytoCaiaphas the high priest,where the scribesand the elders were assembled .
58ButPeterfollowedhim afar offunto the high priest'spalace,andwentin, and satwith the servants, to see the end.59Now the chief priests,andelders,andall the council,sought false witnessagainstJesus,toputhim to death ;
60Butfoundnone:yea, though many false witnessescame , yet found theynone . At the lastcametwo false witnesses,61
And said , This fellow said , I am able to destroy the temple of God,and to builditinthreedays.62And the high priestarose , and said unto him, Answerest thounothing?what is it which these witness againstthee?63ButJesus held his peace . And the high priestanswered and said unto him, I adjuretheeby the livingGod,that thou telluswhetherthoube the Christ, the Son of God.64Jesussaith unto him,Thou hast said : nevertheless I say unto you,Hereaftershall ye see the Son of mansittingon the right hand of power,andcomingin the clouds of heaven.65Then the high priestrenthisclothes,saying , He hath spoken blasphemy ; whatfurtherneed have we of witnesses?behold,now ye have heardhisblasphemy.66Whatthinkye? They answeredandsaid , He isguilty of death.67Then did they spitinhisface,andbuffetedhim;and others smote him with the palms of their hands ,
68Saying , Prophesy unto us, thou Christ,Who is he that smotethee?69NowPetersatwithoutin the palace:andadamselcame unto him,saying , ThoualsowastwithJesus of Galilee.70But he deniedbefore them all,saying , I knownotwhat thou sayest .
71And when he was gone outinto the porch,another maid sawhim,andsaid unto them that were there,This fellow wasalsowithJesus of Nazareth.72Andagain he deniedwith an oath , I donotknow the man.73Andafter a while came unto him they that stood by , and said to Peter,Surelythoualsoart one ofthem;forthyspeechbewrayeththee .
74Then began he to curseand to swear , saying, I knownot the man.Andimmediately the cockcrew .
75AndPeterremembered the word of Jesus,whichsaid unto him,Beforethecockcrow , thou shalt denymethrice.And he went out,andweptbitterly.