Matthew 26:51

“And, behold, one of them which were with Jesus stretched out his hand, and drew his sword, and struck a servant of the high priest's, and smote off his ear.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And behold, one of them which were with Iesus, stretched out his hand, and drew his sword, and stroke a seruant of the high Priests, and smote off his eare.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And behold, one of those who were with Jesus reached and drew out his sword, and struck the slave of the high priest and cut off his ear.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And behold, one of them that were with Jesus stretched out his hand, and drew his sword, and smote the servant of the high priest, and struck off his ear.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And one of those who were with Jesus put out his hand, and took out his sword and gave the servant of the high priest a blow, cutting off his ear.
- Basic English Bible

And behold, one of those with Jesus stretched out his hand and drew his sword, and smiting the bondman of the high priest took off his ear.
- Darby Bible

And behold, one of them, who were with Jesus, stretched out his hand, and drew his sword, and struck a servant of the high priest, and smote off his ear.
- Webster's Bible

But one of those with Jesus drew his sword and struck the High Priest's servant, cutting off his ear.
- Weymouth Bible

Behold, one of those who were with Jesus stretched out his hand, and drew his sword, and struck the servant of the high priest, and struck off his ear.
- World English Bible

And lo! oon of hem that weren with Jhesu, streiyte out his hoond, and drouy out his swerd; and he smoot the seruaunt of the prince of prestis, and kitte of his ere.
- Wycliffe Bible

And lo, one of those with Jesus, having stretched forth the hand, drew his sword, and having struck the servant of the chief priest, he took off his ear.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 26:51


26:51 And one of them striking the servant of the high priest - Probably the person that seized Jesus first; Cut off his ear - Aiming, it seems, to cleave his head, but that by a secret providence interposing, he declined the blow. #Mark 14:47|; Luke 22:49; John 18:10.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 26:51


Mt 26:51 One . . . drew his sword. Peter (Joh 18:26). Struck a servant of the high priest's. As we learn from John, his name was Malchus (Joh 18:10). The Lord healed his wound (Lu 22:51). Peter asked, "Shall we smite with the sword"? and without waiting for an answer, struck the blow (Lu 22:49,50).

Discussion for Matthew 26:51

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