John 18:1-11 (English Standard Version)

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Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus

1 When Jesus had spoken these words, 1he went out with his disciples across 2the Kidron Valley, where there was a garden, which he and his disciples entered. 2 Now Judas, who betrayed him, also knew 3the place, for 4Jesus often met there with his disciples. 3 5So Judas, having procured a band of soldiers and some officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, went there with lanterns and torches and weapons. 4 Then Jesus, 6knowing all that would happen to him, came forward and said to them, 7"Whom do you seek?" 5 They answered him, "Jesus of Nazareth." Jesus said to them, "I am he."a Judas, who betrayed him, was standing with them. 6 8When Jesusb said to them, "I am he," they drew back and fell to the ground. 7 So he asked them again, 9"Whom do you seek?" And they said, "Jesus of Nazareth." 8 Jesus answered, "I told you that I am he. So, if you seek me, let these men go." 9 10This was to fulfill the word that he had spoken: "Of those whom you gave me I have lost not one." 10 Then Simon Peter, 11having a sword, drew it and struck the high priest's servantc and cut off his right ear. (The servant's name was Malchus.) 11 So Jesus said to Peter, "Put your sword into its sheath; 12shall I not drink the cup that the Father has given me?"
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