New American Standard Bible
Being deeply grieved, they each one began to say to Him, "Surely not I, Lord?"
King James Bible
And they were exceeding sorrowful, and began every one of them to say unto him, Lord, is it I?
Darby Bible Translation
And being exceedingly grieved they began to say to him, each of them, Is it I, Lord?
World English Bible
They were exceedingly sorrowful, and each began to ask him, "It isn't me, is it, Lord?"
Young's Literal Translation
And being grieved exceedingly, they began to say to him, each of them, 'Is it I, Sir?'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
They were exceeding sorrowful - John says John 13:22 "they looked one on another, doubting of whom he spake" - that is, they anxiously looked one at another, conscious each one, except Judas, of no such intention, and each one beginning to examine himself to find whether he was the person intended.
This showed their innocence, and their attachment to Jesus. It showed how sensitive they were to the least suspicion of the kind. It showed that they were willing to know themselves, thus evincing the spirit of the true Christian. Judas only was silent, and was the last to make the inquiry, and that after he had been plainly pointed out Matthew 26:25, thus showing:
1. that guilt is slow to suspect itself;
2. that it shrinks from the light;
3. that it was his purpose to conceal his intention; and,
4. that nothing but the consciousness that his Lord knew his design could induce him to make inquiry.
The guilty would, if possible, always conceal their crimes. The innocent are ready to suspect that they may have done wrong. Their feelings are tender, and they inquire with solicitude whether there may not be something in their bosoms, unknown to themselves, that may be a departure from right feeling.
LibraryJanuary 3. "Watch and Pray" (Matt. xxvi. 41).
"Watch and pray" (Matt. xxvi. 41). We need to watch for prayers as well as for the answers to our prayers. It needs as much wisdom to pray rightly as it does faith to receive the answers to our prayers. We met a friend the other day, who had been in years of darkness because God had failed to answer certain prayers, and the result had been a state bordering on infidelity. A very few moments were sufficient to convince this friend that these prayers had been entirely unauthorized, and that God had …
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Jesus Charged with Blasphemy
"For they that are after the Flesh do Mind the Things of the Flesh,",
Wyclif -- Christ's Real Body not in the Eucharist
As they were eating, He said, "Truly I say to you that one of you will betray Me."
And He answered, "He who dipped his hand with Me in the bowl is the one who will betray Me.
1 Corinthians 11:28
But a man must examine himself, and in so doing he is to eat of the bread and drink of the cup.
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