26:48 (Now the betrayer 1 had given them a sign, saying, “The one I kiss is the man. 2 Arrest him!”) 3 26:49 Immediately 4 he went up to Jesus and said, “Greetings, Rabbi,” and kissed him. 5 26:50 Jesus 6 said to him, “Friend, do what you are here to do.” Then they came and took hold 7 of Jesus and arrested him.
1 tn Grk “the one who betrays him.”
2 tn Grk “The one I kiss is he.”
3 sn This remark is parenthetical within the narrative and has thus been placed in parentheses.
4 tn Here καί (kai) has not been translated.
5 sn Judas’ act of betrayal when he kissed Jesus is especially sinister when it is realized that it was common in the culture of the times for a disciple to kiss his master when greeting him.
6 tn Here δέ (de) has not been translated.
7 tn Grk “and put their hands on Jesus.”