At daybreak all the elders of the people assembled, including the leading priests and the teachers of religious law. Jesus was led before this high council, 1
and they said, “Tell us, are you the Messiah?” But he replied, “If I tell you, you won’t believe me.
And if I ask you a question, you won’t answer.
But from now on the Son of Man will be seated in the place of power at God’s right hand. 2 ”
They all shouted, “So, are you claiming to be the Son of God?”
And he replied, “You say that I am.”
71 “Why do we need other witnesses?” they said. “We ourselves heard him say it.”