Then Jesus spoke to the leading priests, the captains of the Temple guard, and the elders who had come for him. “Am I some dangerous revolutionary,” he asked, “that you come with swords and clubs to arrest me?
Then Jesus said unto the chief priests
After he had wrought this miracle, and had quieted the mob, and
restrained them from falling upon the apostles, and cutting them
to pieces, which in all likelihood they would otherwise have
done; he addressed himself to "the chief priests", who were
members of the Jewish sanhedrim, and the captains of the
(See Gill on Luke
22:4). And the elders which were come to
which came along with Judas and the multitude, in order to see
things done to their mind, and to animate both Judas and the
soldiers and their officers, by their presence, lest they should
come without him, as they had before done, ( John 7:45 ) . Be ye
come out as against a thief, with swords and staves?
(See Gill on Matthew