The Caravaggio painting, The Taking of Christ or The Kiss of Judas, was recently recovered in Berlin after four members of a reputed international gang of art thieves attempted to sell it. Stolen in July, 2008 from the Museum of Western and Eastern Art in Odessa, Ukraine, the Caravaggio painting was cut from its frame after thieves bypassed the museum’s antiquated alarm system.~
English Standard Version (ESV)
Judas to Betray Jesus
14 Then one of the twelve, whose name was Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests 15 and said, “What will you give me if I deliver him over to you?” And they paid him thirty pieces of silver. 16 And from that moment he sought an opportunity to betray him.
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But Jesus said unto him, ~~
“Judas, betrayest thou the Son of man with a kiss?”
– King James Bible “Authorized Version”, Cambridge Edition
Sonnet 43 – How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count The Ways
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
XLIII How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of Being and ideal Grace. I love thee to the level of everyday’s Most quiet need, by sun and candle-light. I love thee freely, as men strive for Right; I love thee purely, as they turn from Praise. I love thee with the passion put to use In my old griefs, and with my childhood’s faith. I love thee with a love I seemed to lose With my lost saints,—I love thee with the breath, Smiles, tears, of all my life!—and, if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death.~~ ~
2 I will rise now, and go about the city in the streets, and in the broad ways I will seek him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.
3 The watchmen that go about the city found me: to whom I said, Saw ye him whom my soul loveth?
4 It was but a little that I passed from them, but I found him whom my soul loveth: I held him, and would not let him go, until I had brought him into my mother’s house, and into the chamber of her that conceived me.
5 I charge you, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, by the roes, and by the hinds of the field, that ye stir not up, nor awake my love, till he please.~
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