45 Then he returned to the disciples and said to them, “Are you still sleeping and resting? Look, the hour(A) has come, and the Son of Man is delivered into the hands of sinners. 46 Rise! Let us go! Here comes my betrayer!”

Jesus Arrested(B)

47 While he was still speaking, Judas,(C) one of the Twelve, arrived. With him was a large crowd armed with swords and clubs, sent from the chief priests and the elders of the people. 48 Now the betrayer had arranged a signal with them: “The one I kiss is the man; arrest him.” 49 Going at once to Jesus, Judas said, “Greetings, Rabbi!”(D) and kissed him.

50 Jesus replied, “Do what you came for, friend.”[a](E)

Then the men stepped forward, seized Jesus and arrested him.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 26:50 Or “Why have you come, friend?”