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Luke 22:48

    Luke 22:48 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But Jesus said unto him, Judas, betrayest thou the Son of man with a kiss?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But Jesus said to him, Judas, betray you the Son of man with a kiss?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But Jesus said unto him, Judas, betrayest thou the Son of man with a kiss?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But Jesus said to him, Judas, will you be false to the Son of man with a kiss?

    Webster's Revision

    But Jesus said unto him, Judas, betrayest thou the Son of man with a kiss?

    World English Bible

    But Jesus said to him, "Judas, do you betray the Son of Man with a kiss?"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But Jesus said unto him, Judas, betrayest thou the Son of man with a kiss?

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 22:48

    Betrayest thou the Son of man with a kiss? - Dost thou attempt to kiss me as a friend, while thou art delivering me up into the hands of my enemies? We need not wonder at all this, as Satan himself had entered into the heart of this traitor, see Luke 22:3; consequently we can expect nothing from him but what is fell, deceitful, and cruel.

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 22:48

    Betrayest thou the Son of man with a kiss? - By the "Son of man" was evidently meant "the Messiah." Judas had had the most satisfactory evidence of that, and did not doubt it. A kiss was the sign of affection. By that slight artifice Judas thought to conceal his base purpose. Jesus with severity reproaches him for it. Every word is emphatic. "Betrayest" thou - dost thou violate all thy obligations of fidelity, and deliver thy Master up to death? Betrayest "thou" - thou, so long with him, so much favored, so sure that this is the Messiah? Betrayest thou "the Son of man" - the Messiah, the hope of the nations, the desire of all people, the world's Redeemer? Betrayest thou the Son of man "with a kiss" - the sign of friendship and affection employed in a base and wicked purpose, intending to add deceit, disguise, and the prostitution of a mark of affection to the "crime of treason?" Every word of this must have gone to the very soul of Judas. Perhaps few reproofs of crime more resemble the awful searchings of the souls of the wicked in the day of judgment.

    Wesley's Notes on Luke 22:48

    22:48 Betrayest thou the Son of man - He whom thou knowest to be the Son of man, the Christ?