Much as I dislike 'adding to The Word', it seems to me there's much more to the account than what's on the surface -- still the Truth, but not the Whole(y) Truth, since much of the dialogue is not included (as we're told in John's Gospel). Just enough to keep the Bible interesting and challenging even after over 2000 years of examination by fools and educated alike..
And all the people went "to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them". Neh8:12
"The foolishness of God is wiser than men; the weakness of God is stronger than men". 1Cor1:25
Dux allows: "It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out the matter". Pr25:2