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Mark 14:60

ESV And the high priest stood up in the midst and asked Jesus, “Have you no answer to make? What is it that these men testify against you?”
NIV Then the high priest stood up before them and asked Jesus, 'Are you not going to answer? What is this testimony that these men are bringing against you?'
NASB And then the high priest stood up and came forward and questioned Jesus, saying, 'Do You not offer any answer for what these men are testifying against You?'
CSB Then the high priest stood up before them all and questioned Jesus, "Don't you have an answer to what these men are testifying against you? "
NLT Then the high priest stood up before the others and asked Jesus, 'Well, aren’t you going to answer these charges? What do you have to say for yourself?'
KJV And the high priest stood up in the midst, and asked Jesus, saying, Answerest thou nothing? what is it which these witness against thee?

What does Mark 14:60 mean?

Jesus is on trial in front of the Sanhedrin, the Jewish governing body. The Sanhedrin has resorted to perjury in their attempt to find Jesus guilty of a capital offense (Matthew 26:59). Jesus is first taken to Annas, the former high priest, who goads Jesus about His teaching. This is an attempt to get Him to incriminate Himself (John 18:19). Jesus refuses, telling him the men around them had heard His teaching and should testify as to whether Jesus spoke wrongly (John 18:20–21). Any capital offence must be corroborated by the testimony of two witnesses, and that testimony must agree.

Annas sends Jesus to Caiaphas, Annas' son-in-law and the current high priest. Although many witnesses come forward, none of their testimonies match. This isn't surprising, since the witnesses would have been interviewed individually, and they were all lying (Mark 14:56).

While this false testimony is being given, Jesus remains silent, fulfilling Isaiah 53:7, the prophecy of the Suffering Servant. Throughout His ministry, Jesus has referred to Himself as the "Son of Man," a term taken from Daniel 7:13–14. Daniel prophesied that the Ancient of Days will give "one like a son of man…dominion and glory and a kingdom, that all peoples, nations, and languages should serve him." The disciples have enthusiastically accepted Jesus' identity as the Son of Man and look forward to the establishment of His kingdom (Mark 10:35–37).

The disciples have a harder time accepting that the Son of Man can also be the Suffering Servant. Peter even tells Jesus He's wrong (Mark 8:31–33). Here in this trial, as John watches and Peter observes from another courtyard, they must begin to understand. Jesus does not open His mouth to defend Himself against the false accusations (Mark 14:61; Isaiah 53:7). Soon, Jesus will fulfill the rest of Isaiah chapter 53.
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