Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus
And t while He was still speaking, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, with a great multitude with swords and clubs, came from the chief priests and elders of the people.
Now His betrayer had given them a sign, saying, "Whomever I kiss, He is the One; seize Him."
Immediately he went up to Jesus and said, "Greetings, Rabbi!" u and kissed Him.
But Jesus said to him, v "Friend, why have you come?" Then they came and laid hands on Jesus and took Him.
And suddenly, w one of those who were with Jesus stretched out his hand and drew his sword, struck the servant of the high priest, and cut off his ear.
But Jesus said to him, "Put your sword in its place, x for all who take the sword will perish by the sword.
"Or do you think that I cannot now pray to My Father, and He will provide Me with y more than twelve legions of angels?
"How then could the Scriptures be fulfilled, z that it must happen thus?"
In that hour Jesus said to the multitudes, "Have you come out, as against a robber, with swords and clubs to take Me? I sat daily with you, teaching in the temple, and you did not seize Me.
"But all this was done that the a Scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled." Then b all the disciples forsook Him and fled.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Mark 14:43 - 50
And immediately, while He was still speaking, Judas, one of the twelve, with a great multitude with swords and clubs, came from the chief priests and the scribes and the elders.
Luke 22:47 - 53
And while He was still speaking, behold, a multitude; and he who was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them and drew near to Jesus to kiss Him.
John 18:3 - 11
Then Judas, having received a detachment of troops, and officers from the chief priests and Pharisees, came there with lanterns, torches, and weapons.
Men and brethren, this Scripture had to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit spoke before by the mouth of David concerning Judas, who became a guide to those who arrested Jesus.
2 Samuel 20:9
Then Joab said to Amasa, " Are you in health, my brother?" And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend, But the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
Even my own familiar friend in whom I trusted, Who ate my bread, Has lifted up his heel against me.
But it was you, a man my equal, My companion and my acquaintance.
And one of those who stood by drew his sword and struck the servant of the high priest, and cut off his ear.
And one of them struck the servant of the high priest and cut off his right ear.
Then Simon Peter, having a sword, drew it and struck the high priest's servant, and cut off his right ear. The servant's name was Malchus.
Whoever sheds man's blood, By man his blood shall be shed; For in the image of God He made man.
He who leads into captivity shall go into captivity; he who kills with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.
2 Kings 6:17
And Elisha prayed, and said, "LORD, I pray, open his eyes that he may see." Then the LORD opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw. And behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.
A fiery stream issued And came forth from before Him. A thousand thousands ministered to Him; Ten thousand times ten thousand stood before Him. The court was seated, And the books were opened.
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The breath of our nostrils, the anointed of the LORD, Was caught in their pits, Of whom we said, "Under his shadow We shall live among the nations.
Awake, O sword, against My Shepherd, Against the Man who is My Companion," Says the LORD of hosts. "Strike the Shepherd, And the sheep will be scattered; Then I will turn My hand against the little ones.
Then Jesus said to them, "All of you will be made to stumble because of Me this night, for it is written: 'I will strike the Shepherd, And the sheep of the flock will be scattered.
Then Jesus said to them, "All of you will be made to stumble because of Me this night, for it is written: 'I will strike the Shepherd, And the sheep will be scattered.
And Simon Peter followed Jesus, and so did another disciple. Now that disciple was known to the high priest, and went with Jesus into the courtyard of the high priest.