kjv@Matthew:26:47@ And while he yet spake, lo, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves, from the chief priests and elders of the people.
kjv@Matthew:26:48@ Now he that betrayed him gave them a sign, saying, Whomsoever I shall kiss, that same is he: hold him fast.
kjv@Matthew:26:49@ And forthwith he came to Jesus, and said, Hail, master; and kissed him.
kjv@Matthew:26:50@ And Jesus said unto him, Friend, wherefore art thou come? Then came they, and laid hands on Jesus, and took him.
kjv@Matthew:26:51@ And, behold, one of them which were with Jesus stretched out his hand, and drew his sword, and struck a servant of the high priest's, and smote off his ear.
kjv@Matthew:26:52@ Then said Jesus unto him, Put up again thy sword into his place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword.
kjv@Matthew:26:53@ Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels?
kjv@Matthew:26:54@ But how then shall the scriptures be fulfilled, that thus it must be?
kjv@Matthew:26:55@ In that same hour said Jesus to the multitudes, Are ye come out as against a thief with swords and staves for to take me? I sat daily with you teaching in the temple, and ye laid no hold on me.
kjv@Matthew:26:56@ But all this was done, that the scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled. Then all the disciples forsook him, and fled.
kjv@Matthew:26:57@ And they that had laid hold on Jesus led him away to Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were assembled.
kjv@Matthew:26:58@ But Peter followed him afar off unto the high priest's palace, and went in, and sat with the servants, to see the end.
kjv@Matthew:26:59@ Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death;
kjv@Matthew:26:60@ But found none: yea, though many false witnesses came, yet found they none. At the last came two false witnesses,
kjv@Matthew:26:61@ And said, This fellow said, I am able to destroy the temple of God, and to build it in three days.
kjv@Matthew:26:62@ And the high priest arose, and said unto him, Answerest thou nothing? what is it which these witness against thee?
kjv@Matthew:26:63@ But Jesus held his peace. And the high priest answered and said unto him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Christ, the Son of God.
kjv@Matthew:26:64@ Jesus saith unto him, Thou hast said: nevertheless I say unto you, Hereafter shall ye see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of heaven.
kjv@Matthew:26:65@ Then the high priest rent his clothes, saying, He hath spoken blasphemy; what further need have we of witnesses? behold, now ye have heard his blasphemy.