But he denied it. "Woman, I don't know him," he said.
A little later someone else saw him and said, "You also are one of them." "Man, I am not!" Peter replied.
About an hour later another asserted, "Certainly this fellow was with him, for he is a Galilean."160
Peter replied, "Man, I don't know what you're talking about!" Just as he was speaking, the rooster crowed.
The Lord2 turned and looked straight at Peter. Then Peter remembered the word the Lord had spoken to him: "Before the rooster crows today, you will disown me three times."362
And he went outside and wept bitterly.
At daybreak the council5 of the elders of the people, both the chief priests and teachers of the law, met together,6 and Jesus was led before them.
"If you are the Christ,a " they said, "tell us." Jesus answered, "If I tell you, you will not believe me,