Matthew 27:12

12 But when the accusations rained down hot and heavy from the high priests and religious leaders, he said nothing.

Matthew 27:12 In-Context

10 And they purchased the potter's field. And so they unwittingly followed the divine instructions to the letter.
11 Jesus was placed before the governor, who questioned him: "Are you the 'King of the Jews'?" Jesus said, "If you say so."
12 But when the accusations rained down hot and heavy from the high priests and religious leaders, he said nothing.
13 Pilate asked him, "Do you hear that long list of accusations? Aren't you going to say something?"
14 Jesus kept silence - not a word from his mouth. The governor was impressed, really impressed.
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