John 18:1-14View Full Chapter
Jesus Arrested 1When he had finished praying, Jesus left with his disciples and crossed the Kidron Valley. On the other side there was a garden, and he and his disciples went into it. 2Now Judas, who betrayed him, knew the place, because Jesus had often met there with his disciples.
3So Judas came to the garden, guiding a detachment of soldiers and some officials from the chief priests and the Pharisees. They were carrying torches, lanterns and weapons.
4Jesus, knowing all that was going to happen to him, went out and asked them,
5“Jesus of Nazareth,” they replied.
6When Jesus said,
9This happened so that the words he had spoken would be fulfilled:
10Then Simon Peter, who had a sword, drew it and struck the high priest’s servant, cutting off his right ear. (The servant’s name was Malchus.)
11Jesus commanded Peter,
14Caiaphas was the one who had advised the Jewish leaders that it would be good if one man died for the people.