Matthew 26:53
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English Standard Version
Do you think that I cannot appeal to my Father, and he will at once send me more than twelve legions of angels?

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?

American Standard Version
Or thinkest thou that I cannot beseech my Father, and he shall even now send me more than twelve legions of angels?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thinkest thou that I cannot ask my Father, and he will give me presently more than twelve legions of angels?

English Revised Version
Or thinkest thou that I cannot beseech my Father, and he shall even now send me more than twelve legions of angels?

Webster's Bible Translation
Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he will presently give me more than twelve legions of angels?

Weymouth New Testament
Or do you suppose I cannot entreat my Father and He would instantly send to my help more than twelve legions of angels?

Matthew 26:53 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Twelve legions of angels

Compare the story of Elisha at Dothan (2 Kings 6:17).

Matthew 26:53 Parallel Commentaries

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and he.

Matthew 4:11 Then the devil leaves him, and, behold, angels came and ministered to him.

Matthew 25:31 When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit on the throne of his glory:

2 Kings 6:17 And Elisha prayed, and said, LORD, I pray you, open his eyes, that he may see. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young man...

Daniel 7:10 A fiery stream issued and came forth from before him: thousand thousands ministered to him...

2 Thessalonians 1:7 And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels,

Jude 1:14 And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord comes with ten thousands of his saints,

twelve.

Matthew 10:1,2 And when he had called to him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out...

legions. (A legion, [legeon,] for the Latin legio, from lego, to collect or choose was a particular division or battalion of the Roman army, which at different times contained different numbers. In the time of our Saviour it probably consisted of

6,200 foot and

300 horse, twelve of which would amount to

78,000 men.)

Luke 8:30 And Jesus asked him, saying, What is your name? And he said, Legion: because many devils were entered into him.

Cross References
Matthew 4:11
Then the devil left him, and behold, angels came and were ministering to him.

Mark 5:9
And Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" He replied, "My name is Legion, for we are many."

Mark 5:15
And they came to Jesus and saw the demon-possessed man, the one who had had the legion, sitting there, clothed and in his right mind, and they were afraid.

Luke 8:30
Jesus then asked him, "What is your name?" And he said, "Legion," for many demons had entered him.

John 10:18
No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it up again. This charge I have received from my Father."

John 18:36
Jesus answered, "My kingdom is not of this world. If my kingdom were of this world, my servants would have been fighting, that I might not be delivered over to the Jews. But my kingdom is not from the world."

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