Matthew 26:55

“In that same hour said Jesus to the multitudes, Are ye come out as against a thief with swords and staves for to take me? I sat daily with you teaching in the temple, and ye laid no hold on me.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In that same houre said Iesus to the multitudes, Are ye come out as against a thiefe with swords and staues for to take mee? I sate daily with you teaching in the Temple, and ye laide no hold on me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

At that time Jesus said to the crowds, "Have you come out with swords and clubs to arrest Me as {you would} against a robber? Every day I used to sit in the temple teaching and you did not seize Me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

In that hour said Jesus to the multitudes, Are ye come out as against a robber with swords and staves to seize me? I sat daily in the temple teaching, and ye took me not.
- American Standard Version (1901)

In that hour Jesus said to the people, Have you come out as against a thief with swords and sticks to take me? I was teaching every day in the Temple and you took me not.
- Basic English Bible

In that hour Jesus said to the crowds, Are ye come out as against a robber with swords and sticks to take me? I sat daily [with you] teaching in the temple, and ye did not seize me.
- Darby Bible

In that same hour said Jesus to the multitudes, Are ye come out as against a thief with swords and staffs to take me? I sat daily with you teaching in the temple, and ye laid no hold on me.
- Webster's Bible

Then said Jesus to the crowds, "Have you come out as if to fight with a robber, with swords and bludgeons to apprehend me? Day after day I have been sitting teaching in the Temple, and you did not arrest me.
- Weymouth Bible

In that hour Jesus said to the multitudes, "Have you come out as against a robber with swords and clubs to seize me? I sat daily in the temple teaching, and you didn't arrest me.
- World English Bible

In that our Jhesus seide to the puple, As to a theef ye han gon out, with swerdis and battis, to take me; dai bi dai Y sat among you, and tauyt in the temple, and ye helden me not.
- Wycliffe Bible

In that hour said Jesus to the multitudes, `As against a robber ye did come forth, with swords and sticks, to take me! daily with you I was sitting teaching in the temple, and ye did not lay hold on me;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 26:55


26:55 #Mark 14:48|; Luke 22:52


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 26:55


Mt 26:55 Are ye come out as against a thief? Not a thief, but a robber, a brigand. Among all the indignities heaped upon Jesus by his enemies, the only one that he complains of is that he should be bound like a robber.

Discussion for Matthew 26

  • Irene123
    Knowing what I know now about God's word, the KJV Bible - that it IS God-breathed, inviable, and not the ideas of man about what and who he thinks God is: I would NEVER say there was a 'mistake' in it, of spelling or what is said. I have for myself, proven the inerrancy of God's Word. It all, O.T. and N.T., works together as ONE story - just as God is one, not three.
  • Irene123
    V. 13 - and it is so true: in every reputable Bible this Mary is known to millions past and present.
  • Irene123
    Simon the leper v.6 - we all know at this point that Simon was healed; otherwise he couldn't be living with his family. Nor would the woman with the alabaster box have entered the house. He's called 'the leper to distinguish him from other Simons, i.e. Simon Peter, Simon Cyrene, etc.
  • Bruce
    bewrayeth,old English.
    John 6:44 no man can come to Christ,except The Father draw him---have you felt a tug in your heart? 1John 1:9 Forgiving? Baptized with the Holy Ghost:Matthew 3:11. You will know 2nd Corinthians 5:17. A Heavy weight is going. I didn't know I had. Peace is wonderful. Sleep is great. Best thing that ever happened in my life!
  • Donald L Breeden
    Matthew 26:73 betrayeth is misspelled
  • Jacquelyne Booher
    As we observe the things going on in this world we are horrified as each incident surrounds us and we just have to think that we need to be waiting and watching for the imminent return of Christ. after while He will tell us to "go on and take our rest", for there won't be any need to watch. While we are trying to stop the madness, I can only imagine Christ as He must see this bitter cup.

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