Luke 22:56
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New International Version
A servant girl saw him seated there in the firelight. She looked closely at him and said, "This man was with him."

King James Bible
But a certain maid beheld him as he sat by the fire, and earnestly looked upon him, and said, This man was also with him.

Darby Bible Translation
And a certain maid, having seen him sitting by the light, and having fixed her eyes upon him, said, And this [man] was with him.

World English Bible
A certain servant girl saw him as he sat in the light, and looking intently at him, said, "This man also was with him."

Young's Literal Translation
and a certain maid having seen him sitting at the light, and having earnestly looked at him, she said, 'And this one was with him!'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

A certain maid beheld him - Or, Attentively beholding him, ατενισασα. And this she did by the help of the light of the fire at which Peter sat.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

a certain maid.

Matthew 26:69 Now Peter sat without in the palace: and a damsel came to him, saying, You also were with Jesus of Galilee.

Mark 14:6,17,66-68 And Jesus said, Let her alone; why trouble you her? she has worked a good work on me...

John 18:17 Then said the damsel that kept the door to Peter, Are not you also one of this man's disciples? He said, I am not.

Library
February 2 Morning
Oh that thou wouldest keep me from evil.--I CHR. 4:10. Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation.--The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. Two things have I required of thee; deny me them not before I die: remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches, feed me with food convenient for me: lest I be full and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain. The Lord shall preserve thee from
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

The Cross the victory and Defeat of Darkness
'This is your hour, and the power of darkness.' --Luke xxii. 53. The darkness was the right time for so dark a deed. The surface meaning of these pathetic and far-reaching words of our Lord's in the garden to His captors is to point the correspondence between the season and the act. As He has just said, 'He had been daily with them in the Temple,' but in the blaze of the noontide they laid no hands upon Him. They found a congenial hour in the midnight. But the words go a great deal deeper than allusive
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

The Duty of Constant Communion J. W.
"Do this in remembrance of me." Luke 22:19. It is no wonder that men who have no fear of God should never think of doing this. But it is strange that it should be neglected by any that do fear God, and desire to save their souls; And yet nothing is more common. One reason why many neglect it is, they are so much afraid of "eating and drinking unworthily," that they never think how much greater the danger is when they do not eat or drink it at all. That I may do what I can to bring these well-meaning
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions

Gethsemane
"And all the unknown joys he gives, Were bought with agonies unknown." Since it would not be possible for any believer, however experienced, to know for himself all that our Lord endured in the place of the olivepress, when he was crushed beneath the upper and the nether mill-stone of mental suffering and hellish malice, it is clearly far beyond the preacher's capacity to set it forth to you. Jesus himself must give you access to the wonders of Gethsemane: as for me, I can but invite you to enter
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 9: 1863

Cross References
Mark 8:25
Once more Jesus put his hands on the man's eyes. Then his eyes were opened, his sight was restored, and he saw everything clearly.

Mark 14:66
While Peter was below in the courtyard, one of the servant girls of the high priest came by.

Luke 22:55
And when some there had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and had sat down together, Peter sat down with them.

Luke 22:57
But he denied it. "Woman, I don't know him," he said.

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