Peter was extremely confused, he was angry and embarrassed, he was frustrated and he was feeling trapped. How in the world could they possibly think Jesus blasphemed god?
Have you ever found yourself in an argument where the other person twisted your words, taking them completely out of context?
Jesus stops him and asks “Judas, are you betraying the Son of Man with a kiss?” Jesus knew what he was up to. He knew he was there to hand him over to do his final act of betrayal.
“My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me.”