Luke 22:1-6 NIV

Judas Agrees to Betray Jesus

22:1,2pp -- Mt 26:2-5; Mk 14:1,2,10,11

1 Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread, called the Passover, was approaching,1

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2 and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were looking for some way to get rid of Jesus,2 for they were afraid of the people.

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3 Then Satan3 entered Judas, called Iscariot,4 one of the Twelve.

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4 And Judas went to the chief priests and the officers of the temple guard5 and discussed with them how he might betray Jesus.

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5 They were delighted and agreed to give him money.6

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6 He consented, and watched for an opportunity to hand Jesus over to them when no crowd was present.