John 18:3

“Judas then, having received a band of men and officers from the chief priests and Pharisees, cometh thither with lanterns and torches and weapons.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Iudas then hauing receiued a band of men, and officers from the chiefe Priests and Pharisees, commeth thither with lanternes and torches, and weapons.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Judas then, having received the {Roman} cohort and officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, *came there with lanterns and torches and weapons.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Judas then, having received the band `of soldiers', and officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, cometh thither with lanterns and torches and weapons.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So Judas, getting a band of armed men and police from the chief priests and Pharisees, went there with lights and with arms.
- Basic English Bible

Judas therefore, having got the band, and officers of the chief priests and Pharisees, comes there with lanterns and torches and weapons.
- Darby Bible

Judas then, having received a band of men and officers from the chief priests and Pharisees, cometh thither with lanterns, and torches, and weapons.
- Webster's Bible

So Judas, followed by the battalion and by a detachment of the Temple police sent by the High Priests and Pharisees, came there with torches and lamps and weapons.
- Weymouth Bible

Judas then, having taken a detachment of soldiers and officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, came there with lanterns, torches, and weapons.
- World English Bible

Therfor whanne Judas hadde takun a cumpany of knyytis, and mynystris of the bischopis and of the Fariseis, he cam thidur with lanternys, and brondis, and armeris.
- Wycliffe Bible

Judas, therefore, having taken the band and officers out of the chief priests and Pharisees, doth come thither with torches and lamps, and weapons;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 18:3


18:3 A troop of soldiers - A cohort of Roman foot.


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