New International Version
But this has all taken place that the writings of the prophets might be fulfilled." Then all the disciples deserted him and fled.
King James Bible
But all this was done, that the scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled. Then all the disciples forsook him, and fled.
Darby Bible Translation
But all this is come to pass that the scriptures of the prophets may be fulfilled. Then all the disciples left him and fled.
World English Bible
But all this has happened, that the Scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled." Then all the disciples left him, and fled.
Young's Literal Translation
but all this hath come to pass, that the Writings of the prophets may be fulfilled;' then all the disciples, having left him, fled.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But all this was done - This is probably the observation of the evangelist. See on Matthew 2:23 (note).
Then all the disciples forsook him and fled - O what is man! How little is even his utmost sincerity to be depended on! Jesus is abandoned by all! - even zealous Peter and loving John are among the fugitives! Was ever master so served by his scholars? Was ever parent so treated by his children? Is there not as much zeal and love among them all as might make one martyr for God and truth? Alas! no. He had but twelve who professed inviolable attachment to him; one of these betrayed him, another denied him with oaths, and the rest run away and utterly abandon him to his implacable enemies! Are there not found among his disciples still,
1st. Persons who betray him and his cause?
2dly. Persons who deny him and his people?
3dly. Persons who abandon him, his people, his cause, and his truth?
Reader! dost thou belong to any of these classes?
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