Luke 22:71

71 Then they said, "What further testimony do we need? We have heard it ourselves from his own lips."

Luke 22:71 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 22:71

And they said
That is, the council, as the Persic version reads; some of the members of the sanhedrim, or the whole body of them:

what need we any further witness?
or give any further trouble in getting witnesses, and hearing them:

for we ourselves have heard of his own mouth:
his blasphemy, and what amounts to a sufficient charge of that kind; upon which they all pronounced him worthy of death, and determined to deliver him into the hands of Pilate the Roman governor, in order to pass sentence on him, and put him to death.

Luke 22:71 In-Context

69 But from now on the Son of Man shall be seated at the right hand of the power of God."
70 So they all said, "Are you the Son of God, then?" And he said to them, "You say that I am."
71 Then they said, "What further testimony do we need? We have heard it ourselves from his own lips."