they also blindfolded him and kept asking him, "Prophesy! Who is it that struck you?"
They kept heaping many other insults on him.
When day came, the assembly of the elders of the people, both chief priests and scribes, gathered together, and they brought him to their council.
They said, "If you are the Messiah, tell us." He replied, "If I tell you, you will not believe;
and if I question you, you will not answer.
But from now on the Son of Man will be seated at the right hand of the power of God."
All of them asked, "Are you, then, the Son of God?" He said to them, "You say that I am."
Then they said, "What further testimony do we need? We have heard it ourselves from his own lips!"