John 18:1-10 TNIV

Jesus Arrested

18:3-11pp -- Mt 26:47-56; Mk 14:43-50; Lk 22:47-53

1 When he had finished praying, Jesus left with his disciples and crossed the Kidron Valley.1 On the other side there was a garden,2 and he and his disciples went into it.3

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2 Now Judas, who betrayed him, knew the place, because Jesus had often met there with his disciples.4

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3 So Judas came to the garden, guiding5 a detachment of soldiers and some officials from the chief priests and the Pharisees.6 They were carrying torches, lanterns and weapons.

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4 Jesus, knowing all that was going to happen to him,7 went out and asked them, "Who is it you want?"8

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5 "Jesus of Nazareth,"9 they replied. "I am he," Jesus said. (And Judas the traitor was standing there with them.)

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6 When Jesus said, "I am he," they drew back and fell to the ground.
7 Again he asked them, "Who is it you want?"10 "Jesus of Nazareth," they said.

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      8 Jesus answered, "I told you that I am he. If you are looking for me, then let these men go."
      9 This happened so that the words he had spoken would be fulfilled: "I have not lost one of those you gave me."a11

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      10 Then Simon Peter, who had a sword, drew it and struck the high priest's servant, cutting off his right ear. (The servant's name was Malchus.)