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whose ear Peter cut off, saith, Did not I see thee in the garden with
JOH 18:27 Peter then denied again: and immediately the cock crew.
JOH 18:28 Then led they Jesus from Caiaphas unto the hall of judgment:
and it was early; and they themselves went not into the judgment hall,
lest they should be defiled; but that they might eat the passover.
JOH 18:29 Pilate then went out unto them, and said, What accusation
bring ye against this man?
JOH 18:30 They answered and said unto him, If he were not a malefactor,
we would not have delivered him up unto thee.
JOH 18:31 Then said Pilate unto them, Take ye him, and judge him
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