Matthew 26:50-60 (New American Standard)

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50 And Jesus said to him, "1Friend, do what you have come for." Then they came and laid hands on Jesus and seized Him. 51 And behold, 2one of those who were with Jesus areached and drew out his 3sword, and struck the 4slave of the high priest and bcut off his ear. 52 Then Jesus said to him, "Put your sword back into its place ; for 5all those who take up the sword shall perish by the sword. 53 "Or do you think that I cannot appeal to My Father, and He will at once put at My disposal more than twelve c6legions of 7angels ? 54 "How then will 8the Scriptures be fulfilled, which say that it must happen this way ?" 55 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 ? 9Every day I used to sit in the temple teaching and you did not seize Me. 56 "But all this has taken place to fulfill 10the Scriptures of the prophets." Then all the disciples left Him and fled.

Jesus before Caiaphas

57 11Those who had seized Jesus led Him away to 12Caiaphas, the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were gathered together. 58 But 13Peter was following Him at a distance as far as the 14courtyard of the high priest, and entered in, and sat down with the d15officers to see the outcome. 59 Now the chief priests and the whole e16Council kept trying to obtain false testimony against Jesus, so that they might put Him to death. 60 They did not find any, even though many false witnesses came forward. But later on 17two came forward,
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