Very early in the morning, the chief priests, with
the elders, the teachers of the law and the whole Sanhedrin, made their
plans. So they bound Jesus, led him away and handed him over to Pilate.
“Are you the king of the Jews?” asked Pilate. “You have said so,” Jesus
replied. The chief priests accused him of many things. So again Pilate
asked him, “Aren’t you going to answer? See how many things they are
accusing you of.” But Jesus still made no reply, and Pilate was amazed.
Now it was the…