Luke 22:6
New International Version
He consented, and watched for an opportunity to hand Jesus over to them when no crowd was present.

New Living Translation
So he agreed and began looking for an opportunity to betray Jesus so they could arrest him when the crowds weren’t around.

English Standard Version
So he consented and sought an opportunity to betray him to them in the absence of a crowd.

Berean Study Bible
Judas consented, and began to look for an opportunity to betray Jesus to them in the absence of a crowd.

Berean Literal Bible
And he promised, and began seeking opportunity to betray Him to them apart from a crowd.

King James Bible
And he promised, and sought opportunity to betray him unto them in the absence of the multitude.

New King James Version
So he promised and sought opportunity to betray Him to them in the absence of the multitude.

New American Standard Bible
And so he consented, and began looking for a good opportunity to betray Him to them away from the crowd.

NASB 1995
So he consented, and began seeking a good opportunity to betray Him to them apart from the crowd.

NASB 1977
And he consented, and began seeking a good opportunity to betray Him to them apart from the multitude.

Amplified Bible
So he consented, and began looking for a good opportunity to betray Jesus to them [at a time when He was] separated from the crowd [because the people might riot or stop them from seizing Him].

Christian Standard Bible
So he accepted the offer and started looking for a good opportunity to betray him to them when the crowd was not present.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So he accepted the offer and started looking for a good opportunity to betray Him to them when the crowd was not present.

American Standard Version
And he consented, and sought opportunity to deliver him unto them in the absence of the multitude.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he made an agreement with them and he was seeking occasion to deliver him to them apart from a gathering.

Contemporary English Version
He agreed and started looking for a good chance to betray Jesus when the crowds were not around.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he promised. And he sought opportunity to betray him in the absence of the multitude.

English Revised Version
And he consented, and sought opportunity to deliver him unto them in the absence of the multitude.

Good News Translation
Judas agreed to it and started looking for a good chance to hand Jesus over to them without the people knowing about it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Judas promised to do it. He kept looking for an opportunity to betray Jesus to them when there was no crowd.

International Standard Version
Judas accepted their offer and began to look for a good opportunity to betray Jesus to them when no crowd was present.

Literal Standard Version
and he agreed, and was seeking a favorable season to deliver Him up to them without tumult.

NET Bible
So Judas agreed and began looking for an opportunity to betray Jesus when no crowd was present.

New Heart English Bible
He consented, and sought an opportunity to deliver him to them in the absence of the crowd.

Weymouth New Testament
He accepted their offer, and then looked out for an opportunity to betray Him when the people were not there.

World English Bible
He consented, and sought an opportunity to deliver him to them in the absence of the multitude.

Young's Literal Translation
and he agreed, and was seeking a favourable season to deliver him up to them without tumult.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Plot to Kill Jesus
5They were delighted and agreed to give him money. 6 Judas consented, and began to look for an opportunity to betray Jesus to them in the absence of a crowd. 7Then came the day of Unleavened Bread on which the Passover lamb was to be sacrificed.…

Cross References
Luke 22:5
They were delighted and agreed to give him money.

Luke 22:7
Then came the day of Unleavened Bread on which the Passover lamb was to be sacrificed.


Treasury of Scripture

And he promised, and sought opportunity to betray him to them in the absence of the multitude.

in the absence of the multitude.

Matthew 26:5
But they said, Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar among the people.

Mark 14:2
But they said, Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar of the people.









(6) In the absence of the multitude.--The marginal reading, without a tumult, is perhaps nearer to the meaning of the original.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
[Judas] consented,
ἐξωμολόγησεν (exōmologēsen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1843: From ek and homologeo; to acknowledge or agree fully.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

began to look for
ἐζήτει (ezētei)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2212: To seek, search for, desire, require, demand. Of uncertain affinity; to seek; specially, to worship, or to plot.

[an] opportunity
εὐκαιρίαν (eukairian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 2120: A convenient time, opportunity. From eukairos; a favorable occasion.

to betray
παραδοῦναι (paradounai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's 3860: From para and didomi; to surrender, i.e yield up, intrust, transmit.

[Jesus]
αὐτὸν (auton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

to them
αὐτοῖς (autois)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

in the absence of
ἄτερ (ater)
Preposition
Strong's 817: Apart from, without. A particle probably akin to aneu; aloof, i.e. Apart from.

[a] crowd.
ὄχλου (ochlou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 3793: From a derivative of echo; a throng; by implication, the rabble; by extension, a class of people; figuratively, a riot.


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