Matthew 26:16

Matthew 26:16

And from that time he sought opportunity to betray him.
] Luke adds, "in the absence of the multitude", ( Luke 22:6 ) ; in the most private manner, when he was alone, and in some solitary place, that no tumult might arise, and that there might be no danger of a rescue: for so he, and the chief priests, had consulted, and settled it, as what would be most prudent and advisable; and therefore, from that time forward, being prompted on by Satan, and the lucre of the money he was to receive, he narrowly watched, and diligently observed, the best and most fitting season to perform his enterprise, and quickly offered.

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