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SECTION XLIX. - A. Cleveland Coxe, Ante-Nicene Fathers. Volume 9: The Gospel of Peter, Apocalypses and Romances, Commentaries of Origen 
Ante-Nicene Fathers. Volume 9: The Gospel of Peter, the Diatessaron of Tatian, the Apocalypse of Peter, the Vision of Paul, the Apocalypse of the Virgin and Sedrach, the Testament of Abraham, the Acts of Xanthippe and Polyxena, the Narrative of Zosimus, the Apology of Aristides, the Epistles of Clement (complete text), Origen’s Commentary of John, Books 1-10, and Commentary on Matthew, Books 1, 2, and 10-14, ed. Alexander Roberts and James Donaldson. Revised and Chronologically arranged with brief prefaces and occasional notes by A. Cleveland Coxe (New York: Christian Literature Publishing Co., 1896-97).
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§ 49Jo. 18, 19.Jo. 18, 20.1,2And the chief priest asked Jesus about his disciples, and about his doctrine.7 And Jesus said unto him, I was speaking8 openly to the people; and I ever taught in the synagogue, and in the temple, where all the Jews gather; and I have spoken nothing in3 secret.Arabic, p. 185 Why askest thou me? ask those that have heard,Jo. 18, 21.Jo. 18, 22. what I spake unto4 them: for they know all that I said. And when he had said that, one of the soldiers which were standing there struck the cheek9 of Jesus, and said unto him, 5Dost thou thus answer the chief priest? Jesus answered and said unto him,Jo. 18, 23.Jo. 18, 24. If I6 have spoken evil, bear witness of evil:1 but if well, why didst thou smite me? And Annas sent Jesus bound unto Caiaphas the chief priest.
7And when Jesus went out,Jo. 18, 25a.Mk. 14, 69a.Mt. 26, 71b.Mt. 26, 73b.Mt. 26, 72.Lk. 22, 58a.Jo. 18, 26a. Simon Cephas was standing in the outer court warming8 himself. And that maid saw him again, and began to say to those that stood9by, This man also was there with Jesus the Nazarene. And those that stood by10 came forward and said to Cephas, Truly thou art one of his disciples. And he11 denied again with an oath, I know not the man. And after a little one of the servants of the chief priest, the kinsman of him whose ear Simon cut off, saw him; and12 he disputed2 and said, Truly this man was with him: and he also is a Galilæan;Lk. 22, 59b.Mt. 26, 73c.Jo. 18, 26b.Mk. 14, 71.Lk. 22, 60b.Lk. 22, 61a.13 and his speech resembles.3 And he said unto Simon, Did not I see thee with him14 in the garden? Then began Simon to curse,4 and to swear, I know not this man15 whom ye have mentioned. And immediately, while he was speaking, the cock crew16 twice. And in that hour Jesus turned, he being without, and looked stedfastly at Cephas. And Simon remembered the word of our Lord, which he said unto him,17, 18 Before the cock crow twice, thou shalt deny me thrice.Mk. 14, 30b,c.Lk. 22, 62. And Simon went forth without, and wept bitterly.
19And when the morning approached,Arabic, p. 186 the servants of all the chief priests and the scribes and the elders of the people and all the multitude assembled,20, 21 and made a plot; and they took counsel against Jesus to put him to death. And they sought false witnesses who should witness against him,Lk. 22, 66a. that they might put him to22, 23 death, and they found not; but many false witnesses came,Mt. 27, 1b.Mt. 26, 59b. but their witness did not24, 25 agree. But at last there came two lying-witnesses, and said, We heard him say, I will destroy this5 temple of God that is made with hands,Mt. 26, 60a.Mk. 14, 59.Mt. 26, 60b.Mk. 14, 57b.Mk. 14, 58.Mk. 14, 59.Mt. 26, 63a.Mk. 14, 60a. and will build another not26, 27 made with hands after three days. And not even so did their witness agree. But Jesus was silent. And the chief priest rose in the midst, and asked Jesus, and said,28 Answerest thou not a word concerning anything? what do these6 witness against29, 30 thee?Mt. 26, 62b.Mk. 14, 61a.Lk. 22, 66b.Lk. 22, 67.Lk. 22, 68.Mt. 26, 63b. But Jesus was silent, and answered him nothing. And they took him up31 into their assembly,7 and said unto him, If thou art the Messiah, tell us. He said32 unto them, If I tell you, ye will not believe me: and if I ask you, ye will not answer33 me a word, nor let me go. And the chief priest answered and said unto him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou art the Messiah, the34, 35 Son of the living God. Jesus said unto him, Thou hast said that I am he.Mt. 26, 64a.Lk. 22, 70. They all said unto him, Then thou art now the Son of God? Jesus said, Ye have said36 that I am he. I say unto you,Mt. 26, 64b.Mk. 14, 63a.Mt. 26, 65b.Lk. 22, 71. that henceforth ye shall see the Son of man sitting37 at the right hand of power, and coming on the clouds of heaven. Then the38 chief priest rent his tunic,8 and said, He hath blasphemed. And they all said, Why should we seek now witnesses?Arabic, p. 187 we have heard now the blasphemy from his mouth.Mk. 14, 64b.Mt. 26, 66.Mk. 14, 65a.Lk. 22, 63b.Mk. 14, 65c.Mt. 26, 68.Lk. 22, 65.39, 40 What then think ye? They all answered and said, He is worthy of death. Then some of them drew near, and spat in his face, and struck him, and scoffed at him.41 And the soldiers struck him on his cheeks,9 and said, Prophesy unto us, thou Messiah:42 who is he that struck thee? And many other things spake they falsely,10 and said against him.
43And all of their assembly arose,11 and took Jesus,Jo. 18, 28.Mk. 15, 1b.Jo. 18, 28c. and brought him bound12 to44 the prætorium,13 and delivered him up to Pilate the judge; but they entered not into the prætorium, that they might not be defiled when they should eat the passover.45 And Jesus stood before the judge. And Pilate went forth unto them without,Mt. 27, 11a.Jo. 18, 29.Jo. 18, 30. and46 said unto them, What accusation14 have ye against this man? They answered and said unto him, If he had not been doing evils, neither should we have delivered47 him up unto thee. We found this man leading our people astray,Lk. 23, 2b. and restraining from giving tribute to Cæsar, and saying of himself that he is the King, the Messiah.48 Pilate said unto them, Then take ye him,Jo. 18, 31. and judge him according to your law. The Jews said unto him, We have no authority to put a man to death:49 that the word might be fulfilled,Arabic, p. 188 which Jesus spake,Jo. 18, 32. when he made known by what manner of death he was to die.
Jo. 18, 33.Jo. 18, 34.Jo. 18, 35.50And Pilate entered into the prætorium, and called Jesus, and said unto him, Art51 thou the King of the Jews? Jesus said unto him, Of thyself saidst thou this, or52 did others tell it thee concerning me? Pilate said unto him, Am I, forsooth,1 a Jew? The sons of thy nation2 and the chief priests delivered thee unto me: what53 hast thou done? Jesus said unto him, My kingdom is not of this world:Jo. 18, 36. if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be54 delivered to the Jews: now my kingdom is not from hence.Jo. 18, 37. Pilate said unto him, Then thou art a king? Jesus said unto him, Thou hast said that I am a king. And for this was I born, and for this came I into the world, that I should bear witness55 of the truth. And every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.Jo. 18, 38a. Pilate said unto him, And what is the truth? And when he said that, he went out again unto the Jews.