68 Saying, Prophesy to us, O Christ, Who is he that smote thee?

69 (A)[a]Peter [b]sat without in the hall, and a maid came to him, saying, Thou also wast with Jesus of Galilee:

70 But he denied before them all, saying, I wot not what thou sayest.

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  1. Matthew 26:69 Peter by the wonderful providence of God appointed to be a witness of all these things, is prepared to the example of singular constancy, by the experience of his own incredulity.
  2. Matthew 26:69 That is, without the place where the Bishop sat, but not without the house, for afterward he went from thence into the porch.