And went again into the judgment hall, and said to Jesus, From where are you? But Jesus gave him no answer.
This silence was the most emphatic answer to all who had ears to hear it, was a reference to what He had said before (chap. John 18:37), and so a witness to His Divine origin. Would any mere man, of true and upright character, have refused an answer to a question so put? Let the modern rationalist consider this.
Parallel VersesKJV: And went again into the judgment hall, and saith unto Jesus, Whence art thou? But Jesus gave him no answer.