Luke 22:5

5 They were greatly pleased and agreed to give him money.

Luke 22:5 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 22:5

And they were glad
For nothing could be more opportune and agreeable to them, than that one of his disciples should meet them at this juncture, and offer to put him into their hands in the most private manner; and covenanted to give him money.
The Ethiopic version read, "thirty pieces of silver"; which was the sum they agreed to give him, and he accepted of; see ( Matthew 26:15 ) .

Luke 22:5 In-Context

3 Then Satan entered into Judas called Iscariot, who was one of the twelve;
4 he went away and conferred with the chief priests and officers of the temple police about how he might betray him to them.
5 They were greatly pleased and agreed to give him money.
6 So he consented and began to look for an opportunity to betray him to them when no crowd was present.
7 Then came the day of Unleavened Bread, on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed.
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