Matthew 26:47-52New American Standard Bible (NASB)
Jesus’ Betrayal and Arrest
47 While He was still speaking, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, came up [a]accompanied by a large crowd with swords and clubs, who came from the chief priests and elders of the people.48 Now he who was betraying Him gave them a sign, saying, “Whomever I kiss, He is the one; seize Him.”49 Immediately Judas went to Jesus and said, “Hail, Rabbi!” and kissed Him.50 And Jesus said to him, “Friend, do what you have come for.” Then they came and laid hands on Jesus and seized Him.
51 And behold, one of those who were with Jesus [b]reached and drew out his sword, and struck the slave of the high priest and [c]cut off his ear.52 Then Jesus *said to him, “Put your sword back into its place; for all those who take up the sword shall perish by the sword.
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