Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then the high priest tore his clothing and said, "He has uttered blasphemy! What do we want of witnesses now? Here you have heard his blasphemy!
Then they said, "What do we want of testimony now? We have heard it ourselves from his own mouth!"
On account of this the Jews were all the more eager to kill him, because he not only broke the Sabbath but actually called God his Father, thus putting himself on an equality with God.
Jesus said to them, "I tell you, I existed before Abraham was born!"
The Jews again picked up stones to stone him with.
The Jews answered, "We have a law, and by our law he deserves death, for declaring himself to be a son of God."