New Living Translation
Don't you realize that I could ask my Father for thousands of angels to protect us, and he would send them instantly?
King James Bible
Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels?
Darby Bible Translation
Or thinkest thou that I cannot now call upon my Father, and he will furnish me more than twelve legions of angels?
World English Bible
Or do you think that I couldn't ask my Father, and he would even now send me more than twelve legions of angels?
Young's Literal Translation
dost thou think that I am not able now to call upon my Father, and He will place beside me more than twelve legions of messengers?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
26:53 He will presently give me more than twelve legions of angels - The least of whom, it is probable, could overturn the earth and destroy all the inhabitants of it.
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'Now the first day of the feast of unleavened bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying unto Him, Where wilt Thou that we prepare for Thee to eat the passover? 18. And He said, Go into the city to such a man, and say unto him, The Master saith, My time is at hand; I will keep the passover at thy house with My disciples. 19. And the disciples did as Jesus had appointed them; and they made ready the passover. 20. Now when the even was come, He sat down with the twelve. 21. And as they did eat, He said, …
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Then the devil went away, and angels came and took care of Jesus.
Then Jesus demanded, "What is your name?" And he replied, "My name is Legion, because there are many of us inside this man."
A crowd soon gathered around Jesus, and they saw the man who had been possessed by the legion of demons. He was sitting there fully clothed and perfectly sane, and they were all afraid.
Jesus demanded, "What is your name?" "Legion," he replied, for he was filled with many demons.
No one can take my life from me. I sacrifice it voluntarily. For I have the authority to lay it down when I want to and also to take it up again. For this is what my Father has commanded."
Jesus answered, "My Kingdom is not an earthly kingdom. If it were, my followers would fight to keep me from being handed over to the Jewish leaders. But my Kingdom is not of this world."
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