Matthew 26:52-62 NAS

52 Then Jesus said to him, "Put your sword back into its place; for 1all those who take up the sword shall perish by the sword.

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53 "Or do you think that I cannot * appeal to My Father, and He will at once put at My disposal more than twelve a2legions of 3angels?

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    • ʬ 26:53 - A legion equaled 6,000 troops
      54 "How then will 4the Scriptures be fulfilled, which say that it must happen this way?"

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      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? 5Every day I used to sit in the temple teaching and you did not seize Me.

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      56 "But all this has taken place to fulfill 6the Scriptures of the prophets." Then all the disciples left Him and fled.

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      Jesus before Caiaphas

      57 7Those who had seized Jesus led Him away to 8Caiaphas, the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were gathered together.

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      58 But 9Peter was following Him at a distance as far as the 10courtyard of the high priest, and entered in, and sat down with the b11officers to see the outcome.

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      59 Now the chief priests and the whole c12Council kept trying to obtain false testimony against Jesus, so that they might put Him to death.

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        • ʮ 26:59 - Or "Sanhedrin"
          60 They did not find any, even though many false witnesses came forward. But later on 13two came forward,

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          61 and said, "This man stated, '14I am able to destroy the dtemple of God and to rebuild it ein three days.' "

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              62 The high priest stood up and said to Him, "Do You not answer? What is it that these men are testifying against You?"