But Jesus held his peace. The high priest answered him, "I adjure you by the living God, that you tell us whether you are the Christ, the Son of God."
But he stayed quiet, and answered nothing. Again the high priest asked him, "Are you the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?"
"If you are the Christ, tell us." But he said to them, "If I tell you, you won't believe,
Jesus said to her, "I am he, the one who speaks to you."
The Jews answered him, "We have a law, and by our law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God."
They began to accuse him, saying, "We found this man perverting the nation, forbidding paying taxes to Caesar, and saying that he himself is Christ, a king."
The Jews answered him, "We don't stone you for a good work, but for blasphemy: because you, being a man, make yourself God."
The chief priests of the Jews therefore said to Pilate, "Don't write, 'The King of the Jews,' but, 'he said, I am King of the Jews.'"