Matthew 26:47

“And while he yet spake, lo, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves, from the chief priests and elders of the people.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And while yet spake, loe, Iudas one of the twelue came, and with him a great multitude with swords and staues from the chiefe Priests and Elders of the people.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

While He was still speaking, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, came up accompanied by a large crowd with swords and clubs, {who came} from the chief priests and elders of the people.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And while he yet spake, lo, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves, from the chief priest and elders of the people.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And while he was still talking, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a band armed with swords and sticks, from the chief priests and those in authority over the people.
- Basic English Bible

And while he was yet speaking, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great crowd with swords and sticks from the chief priests and elders of the people.
- Darby Bible

And while he was yet speaking, lo, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great multitude with swords and staffs, from the chief priests and elders of the people.
- Webster's Bible

He had scarcely finished speaking when Judas came--one of the Twelve--accompanied by a great crowd of men armed with swords and bludgeons, sent by the High Priests and Elders of the People.
- Weymouth Bible

While he was still speaking, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great multitude with swords and clubs, from the chief priest and elders of the people.
- World English Bible

Yit the while he spak, lo! Judas, oon of the twelue, cam, and with hym a greet cumpeny, with swerdis and battis, sent fro the princis of prestis, and fro the eldre men of the puple.
- Wycliffe Bible

And while he is yet speaking, lo, Judas, one of the twelve did come, and with him a great multitude, with swords and sticks, from the chief priests and elders of the people.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Wesley's Notes for Matthew 26:47


26:47 #Mark 14:43|; Luke 22:47; John 18:2.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 26:47


Mt 26:47 Judas, one of the twelve, came. Judas knew the place where the Lord would go to pass the night (Joh 18:2). Compare Mr 14:43-50 Lu 22:47-53 Joh 18:3-12. A great multitude. Roman soldiers (Joh 18:3,12), the temple guard, "the captains of the temple" (Lu 22:52), and possibly some priests and scribes. With swords. In the hands of the soldiers. Staves. Clubs. The rabble with the soldiers carried these. The chief priests and elders. The Sanhedrin.

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