While Peter was below in the courtyard,1 one of the servant girls of the high priest came by.
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When she saw Peter warming himself,2 she looked closely at him. "You also were with that Nazarene, Jesus,"3 she said.
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But he denied it. "I don't know or understand what you're talking about,"4 he said, and went out into the entryway.
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When the servant girl saw him there, she said again to those standing around, "This fellow is one of them."
Again he denied it.5 After a little while, those standing near said to Peter, "Surely you are one of them, for you are a Galilean."6
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He began to call down curses on himself, and he swore to them, "I don't know this man you're talking about."7
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Immediately the rooster crowed the second time. Then Peter remembered the word Jesus had spoken to him: "Before the rooster crows twice you will disown me three times."8 And he broke down and wept.
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