Now the men who were holding Jesus mocked him and beat him; they also blindfolded him and asked, “Prophesy! Who is it that struck you?” And they spoke many other words against him, reviling him.
When day came, an assembly of elders of the people gathered together, chief priests and scribes; and they led him away to their council. Where they said, “If you are the Messiah, tell us!”
But he said to them, “If I tell you, you will not believe; and if I ask, you will not answer. But from now on this son of Adam will be seated at the right hand of the power of God.”
And they said, “Are you the son of God, then?”
And he said to them, “You say that I am.”
And they said, “What further testimony do we need? We have heard it ourselves from his own lips!”