The highprieststood up and came forward and questionedJesus, saying, "Do You not answer ? aWhat is it that thesemen are testifyingagainst You?"
611But He keptsilent and did not answer. 2Again the highpriest was questioning Him, and bsaying to Him, "Are You cthe Christ, the Son of the Blessed One?"
And Jesussaid, "I am ; and you shall see3THE SON OF MANSITTING AT THE RIGHTHAND OF POWER, and 4COMING WITH THE CLOUDS OF HEAVEN."635Tearing his clothes, the highpriestsaid, "Whatfurtherneed do we have of witnesses ?
"You have heard the 6blasphemy ; how does it seem to you?" And they allcondemned Him to be deserving of death.
65Somebegan to 7spit at Him, and d8to blindfold Him, and to beat Him with their fists, and to say to Him, "9Prophesy !" And the officersereceived Him with fslaps in the face.
6610As Peter was below in 11the courtyard, one of the servant-girls of the highpriestcame,
and seeingPeter12warming himself, she looked at him and said, "You also were with Jesus the 13Nazarene."
But he denied it, saying, "I neitherknownorunderstandwhat you are talking about." And he 14went out onto the gporch.h and a roostercrowed.#2871
The servant-girlsaw him, and beganoncemore to say to the bystanders, "This is one of them!"
But again15he denied it. And after a littlewhile the bystanders were againsaying to Peter, "Surely you are one of them, 16for you are a Galileantoo."