Betrayal and Arrest in Gethsemane(A)

47 And while He was still speaking, (B)behold, a multitude; and he who was called (C)Judas, one of the twelve, went before them and drew near to Jesus to kiss Him. 48 But Jesus said to him, “Judas, are you betraying the Son of Man with a (D)kiss?”

49 When those around Him saw what was going to happen, they said to Him, “Lord, shall we strike with the sword?” 50 And (E)one of them struck the servant of the high priest and cut off his right ear.

51 But Jesus answered and said, “Permit even this.” And He touched his ear and healed him.

52 (F)Then Jesus said to the chief priests, captains of the temple, and the elders who had come to Him, “Have you come out, as against a (G)robber, with swords and clubs? 53 When I was with you daily in the (H)temple, you did not try to seize Me. But this is your (I)hour, and the power of darkness.”

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