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Mark 14:43-45

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Betrayal and Arrest

14:43 Right away, while Jesus 1  was still speaking, Judas, one of the twelve, arrived. 2  With him came a crowd armed with swords and clubs, sent by the chief priests and experts in the law 3  and elders. 14:44 (Now the betrayer 4  had given them a sign, saying, “The one I kiss is the man. Arrest him and lead him away under guard.”) 5  14:45 When Judas 6  arrived, he went up to Jesus 7  immediately and said, “Rabbi!” and kissed 8  him.

1 tn Grk “he”; the referent (Jesus) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

2 tn Or “approached.” This is a different verb than the one translated “arrived” in Matt 26:47 and below in v. 45, although in this context the meanings probably overlap.

3 tn Or “from the chief priests, scribes.” See the note on the phrase “experts in the law” in 1:22.

4 tn Grk “the one who betrays him.”

5 sn This remark is parenthetical within the narrative and has thus been placed in parentheses.

6 tn Grk “he”; the referent (Judas) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

7 tn Grk “him”; the referent (Jesus) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

8 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.



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