And they led Jesus away to Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and
The elders were assembled.
Now all of the council sought false witnesses against Jesus, to put him to
Death. And so they came:
This fellow here, This blasphemer,
I heard Him say-Yes, I heard it myself-
That He claims He is able to tear down the temple of God
And build it again in three days! Three days!
Yes, I heard it myself! And Thou sayest nothing?
But Jesus held his peace.
Because it's the truth.
Now Peter had followed Jesus afar off and sat without in the palace: and a
Damsel came unto him.
I know thy face...
Thour wast with Jesus of Galilee!
I know... I know not... I know not what thou sayest!
And the high priest said unto Jesus, Answerest thou nothing? I adjure thee
By the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Christ, the Son of
Jesus saith unto him, Thou hast said: nevertheless I say unto you,
Hereafter shall ye see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power,
And coming in the clouds of heaven.
He hath spoken blasphemy! Behold, now ye have heard for yourselves His
Then did they spit in his face, and buffeted him; and others smote him with
The palms of their hands, Saying, Prophecy unto us, thou Christ, Who is he
That smote thee?
And Caiaphas asked of the council, What think ye? They answered and said,
He is guilty of death.
And Peter made his way out into the porch. There, another maid recognized
This fellow here:
This fellow here was with Jesus of Nazareth.
I've seen him there also