John 4:51; John 8:34-35; John 13:16; John 15:15; John 15:20; John 18:10; John 18:18; John 18:26
As he was now going down, his slaves met him, saying that his son was living.
Jesus answered them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is the slave of sin.
"The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son does remain forever.
"Truly, truly, I say to you, a slave is not greater than his master, nor is one who is sent greater than the one who sent him.
"No longer do I call you slaves, for the slave does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I have heard from My Father I have made known to you.
"Remember the word that I said to you, 'A slave is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you; if they kept My word, they will keep yours also.
Simon Peter then, having a sword, drew it and struck the high priest's slave, and cut off his right ear; and the slave's name was Malchus.
Now the slaves and the officers were standing there, having made a charcoal fire, for it was cold and they were warming themselves; and Peter was also with them, standing and warming himself.
One of the slaves of the high priest, being a relative of the one whose ear Peter cut off, said, "Did I not see you in the garden with Him?"