1 Then the band and the captain and officers of the Jews took
Joshua, and bound him,
2 And led him away to Annas first;
for he was father in law to Caiaphas, which was the high priest that same year.
3 Now Caiaphas was he, which gave counsel to the Jews, that
it was expedient that one man should die for the people.
Simon Peter followed Joshua, and so did another disciple: that disciple was
known unto the high priest, and went in with Joshua into the palace of the high
5 But Peter stood at the door without. Then went
out that other disciple, which was known unto the high priest, and spake unto
her that kept the door, and brought in Peter.
6 Then saith
the damsel that kept the door unto Peter, Art not thou also one of this man's
disciples? He saith, I am not.
7 And the servants and
officers stood there, who had made a fire of coals; for it was cold: and they
warmed themselves: and Peter stood with them, and warmed himself.
high priest then asked Joshua of his disciples, and of his doctrine.
9 Joshua answered him, I spake openly
to the world; I ever taught in the synagogue, and in the temple, whither the
Jews always resort; and in secret have I said nothing.
10 Why askest thou me? ask
them which heard me, what I have said unto them: behold, they know what I said.
11 And when he had thus spoken, one of the
officers which stood by struck Joshua with the palm of his hand, saying,
Answerest thou the high priest so?
12 Joshua answered him,
If I have spoken evil, bear witness of the evil:
but if well, why smitest thou me?