Luke 22:48

48 but Jesus asked him, “Judas, are you betraying the Son of Man with a kiss?”

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Luke 22:48 in Other Translations

KJV
48 But Jesus said unto him,Judas, betrayest thou the Son of man with a kiss?
ESV
48 but Jesus said to him, "Judas, would you betray the Son of Man with a kiss?"
NLT
48 But Jesus said, “Judas, would you betray the Son of Man with a kiss?”
MSG
48 Jesus said, "Judas, you would betray the Son of Man with a kiss?"
CSB
48 but Jesus said to him, "Judas, are you betraying the Son of Man with a kiss?"

Luke 22:48 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 22:48

But Jesus said unto him, Judas
Calling him by his name, that he might know he knew him, and to aggravate his sin; what, Judas, my apostle, my friend, my familiar friend, in whom I trusted, or with whom I trusted all my worldly affairs, betrayest thou the son of man with a kiss!
who assumed human nature for the good of mankind, who is the Messiah spoken of by the prophets, under the character of the son of man, and who is holy, harmless, and never did any mortal man any hurt or injury; and what, betray such an one into the hands of his most implacable adversaries, and in such an hypocritical and deceitful way! all which Christ said, to show he was no stranger to what he was about to do.

Luke 22:48 In-Context

46 “Why are you sleeping?” he asked them. “Get up and pray so that you will not fall into temptation.”
47 While he was still speaking a crowd came up, and the man who was called Judas, one of the Twelve, was leading them. He approached Jesus to kiss him,
48 but Jesus asked him, “Judas, are you betraying the Son of Man with a kiss?”
49 When Jesus’ followers saw what was going to happen, they said, “Lord, should we strike with our swords?”
50 And one of them struck the servant of the high priest, cutting off his right ear.

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