1.7: one child: refers to the king himself in this ‘merry old tale’ meaning that he was ignorant and immature.
1.10: king of those wild wastes: Jesus Christ wandered in wilderness for forty days and nights when the Devil made repeated attempts to tempt him but failed.
1.11- 14: Refer to the well-known miracles performed by Christ.
1.18-19: Refer to the introduction above.
1.20: Judas Iscariot whom Jesus had trusted as one of his faithful disciples betrayed him.
1. 22: It was a very artless betrayal and Jesus could easily see through Judas’ treachery, for when Judas gave a signal to the officers of the temple, by kissing Jesus, He said to Judas, “Do you betray the Son of Man with a kiss?”
II. 23-26: The betrayal of Christ by Judas was nothing compared with many other worse betrayals the world is witness to.