Jesus Before Pilate
Now Jesus stood before the governor. i And the governor asked Him, saying, "Are You the King of the Jews?" Jesus said to him, j "It is as you say."
And while He was being accused by the chief priests and elders, k He answered nothing.
Then Pilate said to Him, l "Do You not hear how many things they testify against You?"
But He answered him not one word, so that the governor marveled greatly.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Mark 15:2 - 5
Then Pilate asked Him, "Are You the King of the Jews?" He answered and said to him, " It is as you say.
And they began to accuse Him, saying, "We found this fellow perverting the nation, and forbidding to pay taxes to Caesar, saying that He Himself is Christ, a King.
Then Pilate asked Him, saying, "Are You the King of the Jews?" He answered him and said, " It is as you say.
John 18:29 - 38
Pilate then went out to them and said, "What accusation do you bring against this Man?
Pilate therefore said to Him, "Are You a king then?" Jesus answered, "You say rightly that I am a king. For this cause I was born, and for this cause I have come into the world, that I should bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice.
1 Timothy 6:13
I urge you in the sight of God who gives life to all things, and before Christ Jesus who witnessed the good confession before Pontius Pilate.
But I, like a deaf man, do not hear; And I am like a mute who does not open his mouth.
Thus I am like a man who does not hear, And in whose mouth is no response.
But Jesus kept silent. And the high priest answered and said to Him, "I put You under oath by the living God: Tell us if You are the Christ, the Son of God!
And went again into the Praetorium, and said to Jesus, "Where are You from?" But Jesus gave him no answer.
And the high priest arose and said to Him, "Do You answer nothing? What is it these men testify against You?
Then Pilate said to Him, "Are You not speaking to me? Do You not know that I have power to crucify You, and power to release You?