Matthew 26:50-60 NIV

50 Jesus replied, "Friend,1 do what you came for."a Then the men stepped forward, seized Jesus and arrested him.

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    • d 26:50 - Or ""Friend, why have you come?""
      51 With that, one of Jesus' companions reached for his sword,2 drew it out and struck the servant of the high priest, cutting off his ear.3

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      52 "Put your sword back in its place," Jesus said to him, "for all who draw the sword will die by the sword.4

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      53 Do you think I cannot call on my Father, and he will at once put at my disposal more than twelve legions of angels?5

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      54 But how then would the Scriptures be fulfilled6 that say it must happen in this way?"

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          55 At that time Jesus said to the crowd, "Am I leading a rebellion, that you have come out with swords and clubs to capture me? Every day I sat in the temple courts teaching,7 and you did not arrest me.

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          56 But this has all taken place that the writings of the prophets might be fulfilled."8 Then all the disciples deserted him and fled.

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              Before the Sanhedrin

              26:57-68pp -- Mk 14:53-65; Jn 18:12,13,19-24

              57 Those who had arrested Jesus took him to Caiaphas,9 the high priest, where the teachers of the law and the elders had assembled.

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                  58 But Peter followed him at a distance, right up to the courtyard of the high priest.10 He entered and sat down with the guards11 to see the outcome.

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                  59 The chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin12 were looking for false evidence against Jesus so that they could put him to death.

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                  60 But they did not find any, though many false witnesses13 came forward. Finally two14 came forward

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