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John 18:2

    John 18:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Judas also, which betrayed him, knew the place: for Jesus ofttimes resorted thither with his disciples.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Judas also, which betrayed him, knew the place: for Jesus often resorted thither with his disciples.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Now Judas also, who betrayed him, knew the place: for Jesus oft-times resorted thither with his disciples.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Judas, who was false to him, had knowledge of the place because Jesus went there frequently with his disciples.

    Webster's Revision

    Now Judas also, who betrayed him, knew the place: for Jesus oft-times resorted thither with his disciples.

    World English Bible

    Now Judas, who betrayed him, also knew the place, for Jesus often met there with his disciples.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Now Judas also, which betrayed him, knew the place: for Jesus oft-times resorted thither with his disciples.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 18:2

    Judas - knew the place - As many had come from different quarters to celebrate the passover at Jerusalem, it could not be an easy matter to find lodging in the city: Jesus therefore chose to pass the night in the garden with his disciples which, from this verse, and from Luke 22:39, we find was his frequent custom, though he often lodged in Bethany. But, as he had supped in the city this evening, Judas took it for granted that he had not gone to Bethany, and therefore was to be met with in the garden; and, having given this information to the priests, they gave him some soldiers and others that he might be the better enabled to seize and bring him away.

    Barnes' Notes on John 18:2

    Jesus ofttimes resorted thither - For what purpose he went there is not declared, but it is probable that it was for retirement and prayer. He had no home in the city, and he sought this place, away from the bustle and confusion of the capital, for private communion with God. Every Christian should have some place - be it a grove, a room, or a garden - where he may be alone and offer his devotions to God. We are not told much of the private habits of Jesus, but we are permitted to know so much of him as to be assured that he was accustomed to seek for a place of retirement, and during the great feasts of the Jews the Mount of Olives was the place which he chose, Luke 21:37; Matthew 21:17; John 8:1.

    Wesley's Notes on John 18:2

    18:2 Mr 14:43; Lu 22:47.