John 18:12
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Then the detachment of soldiers with its commander and the Jewish officials arrested Jesus. They bound him

King James Bible
Then the band and the captain and officers of the Jews took Jesus, and bound him,

Darby Bible Translation
The band therefore, and the chiliarch, and the officers of the Jews, took Jesus and bound him:

World English Bible
So the detachment, the commanding officer, and the officers of the Jews, seized Jesus and bound him,

Young's Literal Translation
The band, therefore, and the captain, and the officers of the Jews, took hold on Jesus, and bound him,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The captain - Χιλιαρχος, The chiliarch, or chief over one thousand men - answering nearly to a colonel with us. See the note on Luke 22:4. He was probably the prefect or captain of the temple guard.

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the band.

John 18:3 Judas then, having received a band of men and officers from the chief priests and Pharisees...

Matthew 26:57 And they that had laid hold on Jesus led him away to Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were assembled.

Mark 14:53 And they led Jesus away to the high priest: and with him were assembled all the chief priests and the elders and the scribes.

Luke 22:54 Then took they him, and led him, and brought him into the high priest's house. And Peter followed afar off.

the captain.

Acts 21:31,37 And as they went about to kill him, tidings came to the chief captain of the band, that all Jerusalem was in an uproar...

Acts 22:24-28 The chief captain commanded him to be brought into the castle, and bade that he should be examined by scourging...

Acts 23:10,17 And when there arose a great dissension, the chief captain, fearing lest Paul should have been pulled in pieces of them...

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bound.

Genesis 22:9 And they came to the place which God had told him of; and Abraham built an altar there, and laid the wood in order...

Genesis 40:3 And he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.

Judges 16:21 But the Philistines took him, and put out his eyes, and brought him down to Gaza, and bound him with fetters of brass...

Psalm 118:27 God is the LORD, which has showed us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, even to the horns of the altar.

Matthew 27:2 And when they had bound him, they led him away, and delivered him to Pontius Pilate the governor.

Mark 15:1 And straightway in the morning the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole council, and bound Jesus...

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March 24 Evening
God hath called you unto his kingdom and glory.--I THES. 2:12. My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, . . . but now is my kingdom not from hence.--Expecting till his enemies be made his footstool. The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.--Thou hast made us unto our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth.--I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Art Thou a King?
'Then led they Jesus from Caiaphas unto the hall of judgment: and it was early; and they themselves went not into the judgment hall, lest they should be defiled; but that they might eat the passover. Pilate then went out unto them, and said, What accusation bring ye against this Man? They answered and said unto him, If He were not a malefactor, we would not have delivered Him up unto thee. Then said Pilate unto them, Take ye Him, and judge Him according to your law. The Jews therefore said unto him,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: St. John Chaps. XV to XXI

The Arrest.
"When Jesus had spoken these words, He went forth with His disciples over the brook Kidron, where was a garden, into the which He entered, Himself and His disciples. Now Judas also, which betrayed Him, knew the place: for Jesus ofttimes resorted thither with His disciples. Judas then, having received the band of soldiers, and officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, cometh thither with lanterns and torches and weapons. Jesus therefore, knowing all the things that were coming upon Him, went
Marcus Dods—The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St John, Vol. II

Peter's Denial and Repentance.
"So the band and the chief captain, and the officers of the Jews, seized Jesus and bound Him, and led Him to Annas first; for he was father-in-law to Caiaphas, which was high priest that year. Now Caiaphas was he which gave counsel to the Jews, that it was expedient that one man should die for the people. And Simon Peter followed Jesus, and so did another disciple. Now that disciple was known unto the high priest, and entered in with Jesus into the court of the high priest; but Peter was standing
Marcus Dods—The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St John, Vol. II

Cross References
Matthew 26:57
Those who had arrested Jesus took him to Caiaphas the high priest, where the teachers of the law and the elders had assembled.

Matthew 27:27
Then the governor's soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole company of soldiers around him.

Mark 14:53
They took Jesus to the high priest, and all the chief priests, the elders and the teachers of the law came together.

John 18:3
So 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.

Acts 10:1
At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion in what was known as the Italian Regiment.

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