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Jerusalem's destruction. Chap. xxi. Signs foregoing the last day.

3 And he said, Of a truth I say hearts, not to meditate before unto you, that this poor widow what ye shall answer : hath cast in more than they all : 15 For I will give you a mouthi

4 For all these have of their and wisdom, which all your adabundance cast in unto the offer-versaries shall not be able to gainings of God: but she of her pe- say nor resist: nury hath cast in all the living that 16 And ye shall be betrayed she had,

both by parents, and brethren, 5 9 And as some spake of the and kinsfolks, and friends; and temple, how it was adorned with some of you shall they cause to be goodly stones and gifts, he said, put to death.

6 As for these things which ye 17 And ye shall be hated of all behold, the days will come, in the men for my name's sake. which there shall not be left one 18 But there shall not an hair stone upon another, that shall not of your head perish. be thrown down.

19 In your patience possess ye 7 T And they asked him, say- your souls. ing, Master, but when shall these 20 And when ye shall see Jeruthings be ? and what sign will salem compassed with armies, there be when these things shall then know that the desolation come to pass ?

thereof is nighi 8 And he said, Take heed that 21 Then let them which are in ye be not deceived : for many Judea flee to the mountains; and shall come in my name, saying, I let them which are in the midst am Christ; and the time draweth of it depart out; and let not them near: go ye not, therefore, after that are in the countries enter them.

thereinto 9 But when ye shall hear of 22 For these be the days of venwars and commotions, be not geance; that all things which are. terrified : for these things must written may be fulfilled: first come to pass; but the end ist 23 But woe unto them that are not hy and by

with child, and to them that give 10 Then said he unto them, suck, in those days! for there Nation shall rise against nation, shall be great distress in the land, and kingdom against kingdom: Jand wrath upon this people.

11 And great earthquakes shall 24 And they shall fail by the be in divers places, and famines, edge of the sword, and shall be and pestilences; and fearful sightsed away captive into all nations : and great signs shall there ise from and Jerusalem shall be trodden heaven.

down of the Gentiles, until the 12 But before all these, they times of the Gentiles be fulfilled: shall lay their hands on you, and 25 1 And there shall be signs persecute you, delivering you up in the sun, and in the moon, and to the synagogues, and into pri- in the stars; and upon the earth sons, being brought before kings distress of nations, with perplexiand rulers for my name's sake. ty; the sea and the waves roar

13 And it shall turn to you for ing; a testimony.

26 Men's hearts failing them 14 Settle it, therefore, in your for fear, and for looking after


Signs foregoing the last day. S. Luke: The passover caten. those things which are coming on :

CHAP. XXII. thccarth: for the powers of heaven Conspiracy against Christ. shall be shaken.

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Son of man coming in a cloud, called the Passover. with power and great glory.

2 And the chief priests and 28 And when these things be- scribes sought how they might gin to come to pass, then look up, kill him ; for they feared the peoand lift up your heads; for your ple. redemption craweth nigh.

3 ff Then entered Satan into 29 And he spake to them a pa- Judas, surnamed Iscariot, being rable; Behold the fig-tree, and of the number of the twelve. all the trees;

4. And he went his way, and 30 When they now shoot forth, communed with the chief priests re see and know of your own and captains, how he might beselves that summer is now nigh at tray him unto them. hand.

5 And they were glad, and co31 So likewise ye, when ye venanted to give him money. sce these things come to pass, 6 And he promised, and sought know ye that the kingdom of God opportunity to betray him unto is nigh at hand.

them in the absence of the mul32 Verily I say unto you, This titude. generation shall not pass away till 7 Then came the day of unall be fulfilled.

leavened bread, when the passo33 Heaven and carth shall pass ver must be killed. away: but my words shall not 8 And he sent Peter and John, pass away.

saying, Go and prepare us the 34 | And take heed to your-passover, that we may eat. selves, lest at any time your 9 And they said unto him, hearts be overcharged with sur-Where wilt thou that we prefeiting, and crunkenness, and pare? cares of this life, and so that day 10 And he said unto them, Become upon you unawares. hold, when yeare entered into the

35 For as a snare shall it come city, there shall a man meet you, on all them that dwell on the face bearing a pitcher of water; follow of the whole earth.

him into the house where he en36 Watch ye, therefore, and tereth in. pray always, that ye may be ac- 11 And ye shall say unto the counted worthy to escape all these good man of the house, The Masthings that shall come to pass, and ter saith unto thee, Where is the to stand before the Son of man. guest-chamber, where I shall eat

37 And in the day-time he was the passover with my disciples? teaching in the temple, and at 12 And he shall shew you a night he went out, and abode in large upper-room furnished: there the mount that is called the mount make ready. of Olives.

13 And they went, and found 38 And all the people came ear- as he had said unto them; and ly in the morning to him in the they made ready the passover. temple, for to hear him.

14 And when the hour was

Lord's supper
Chap. xxii.

instituted. come, he sat down, and the that sitteth at mcat, or he that twelve apostles with him. serveth? is not he that sitteth at

15 And he said unto them, meat? but I am among you as he With desire I have desired to eat that serveth. this passover with you before I 28 Ye are they which have consuffer:

tinued with me in my temptati16 For I say unto you, I will ons: not any more eat thereof, until it 29 And I appoint unto you a be fulfilled in the kingdom of God. kingdom, as my Father hath ap

17 And he took the cup, and pointed unto me; gave thanks, and said, Take this, 30 That ye may eat and drink and divide it among yourselves : at my table in my kingclom, and

18 For I say unto you, I will sit on thrones, judging the twelve not drink of the fruit of the vine, tribes of Israel. until the kingdom of God shall 31 T. And the Lord said, Sicome.

mon, Simon, behold, Satan hath 19 | And he took bread, and desired to have you, that he may gave thanks, and brake it, and sift you as wheat : gave unto them, saying, This is 32 But I have prayed for thee, my body, which is given for you ; that thy faith fail not: and when this clo in remembrance of me. thou art converted, strengthen

20 Likewise also, the cup after thy brethren. supper, saying, This cup is the 33 And he said unto him, Lord, new testamentin my blood, which I am ready to go with thee, both is shed for you.

into prison, and to death. 21 | But, behold, the hand of 34 And he said, I tell thee, Pehim that betrayeth me is with me ter, the cock shall not crow this on the table.

day, before that thou shalt thrice 22 And truly the Son of man deny that thou knowest me. goeth, as it was determined: but 35 1 And he said unto them, woe unto that man by whom he When I sent you without purse, is betrayed !

and scrip, and shoes, lacked ye 23 And they began to enquire any thing? And they said, Noamong themselves, which of them thing. it was that should do this thing: 36 Then said he unto them, But

24 | And there was also a strife now, he that hath a purse, let him among them, which of them should take it, and likewise bis scrip; and be accounted the greatest. he that hath no sword, let him sell

25 And he said unto them, The his garment, and buy one. kings of the Gentiles exercise 37 For I say unto you, That lordship over them; and they that this that is written, must yet be exercise authority upon them are accomplished in me, And he was called benefactors.

reckoned among the transgres26 But ye shall not be so : but sors : for the things concerning he that is greatest among you, let me have an end. him be as the younger; and he 38 And they said, Lord, bethat is chief, as he that doth hold, here are two swords. And serve.

he said unto them, It is enough. 27 For whether is greater, he 39 And he came out, and went,

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S. Luke. He is denied by Peter, as he was wont, to the mount of were come to him, Be ye come Olives; and his disciples also fol-out, as against a thief, with swords lowed him :

and staves ? 40 And when he was at the 53 When I was claily with you place, he said unto them, Pray in the temple, ye streiched forth that y'e enter rot into temptation. no hands against me: but this is

11 And he was withdrawn from your hour, and the power of darkthem about a stone's cast, and ness. kneeled down, and prayed, 54 1 Then took they him, and

42 Saying, Father, if thou be led him, and brouglit him into willing, remove this cup from the high priest's house. And Peme: nevertheless, not my will, ter followed afar off. but thine be donc.

55 And when they had kindled 43 And there appeared an angel a fire in the midst of the hall, and unto him from heaven, strength- were set down together, Peter sat ening him.

down among them. 44 And, being in an agony, he 56 But a certain maid beheld prayed more earnestly: and his him as he sat by the fire, and earsweat was as it were great drops nestly looked upon him, and said, of blood falling down to the This man was also with him. ground.

57 And he denied him, saying, 45 And when he rose up from Woman, I know him not. prayer, and was come to his dis- 58 And after a little while anociples,' he found them sleeping ther saw him, and said, Thou for sorrow,

art also of them. And Peter 46 And said unto them, Why said, Man, I am not, sleep ye? rise and pray,

59 And about the space of one enter into temptation.

hour after, another confidently af47 ! And, while he yet spakę, firmed, saying, Of a truth this behold a multitude, and he that fellow also was with him: for he was called Judas, one of the is a Galilean. twelve, went before them, and 60 And Peter said, Man, I drew ncar unto Jesus to kiss him. know not what thou sayest. And

48 But Jesus said unto him, iminediately, while he yet spake, Judas, betrayest thou the Son of the cock crew. man with a kiss ?

61 And the Lord turned, and 49. When they which were looked upon Peter: And Peter reabout him saw what would follow, membered the word of the Lord, they said unto him, Lord, shall how he had said unto him, Bewe smite with the sword ? fore the cock crow, thou shalt

50 4 And one of them smote a deny me thrice, servant of the high priest, and cut 62 And Peter went out, and off his right ear.

wept bitterly. 51 And Jesus answered, and 63 | And the men that held said, Suffer ye thus far.

thus far. And he Jesus mccked him, and smote touched his ear, and healed him, him.

52 Then Jesus said unto the 64 And when they had blindchief priests, and captains of the folded him, they struck him on temple, and the elders, which the face, and asked him, saying,

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Herod mocketh Cbrist. Chap. xxiii.

Hc is arraigned. Prophesy: Who is it that smote 6 When Pilate heard of Galithee?

lee, he asked whether the man 65 And many other things were a Galilean. blasphemously spake they against 7 And as soon as he knew that him.

he belonged unto Herod's juris.66 T And, as soon as it was diction, he sent him to Herod, day, the elders of the people, and who himself

, was also at Jeruthe chief priests, and the scribes, salem at that time. came together, and led him into 8 And when Herod saw Jesus, their council,

he was exceeding glad: for he 67 Saying, Art thou the Christ was desirous to see him of a long tellus. And he said unto them, If season, because he had heard maI tell you, ye will not believe: ny things of him; and he hoped

68 And if I also ask you, ye to have seen some miracle done t

will not answer me, nor let me by him.

9 Then he questioned with him 1 69 Hereafter shall the Son of in many words; but he answered

man sit on the right hand of the him nothing.
power of God.

10 And the chief priests and
To Then said they all, Art scribes stood, and vehemently
thou then the Son of God? And accused him.
hesaidunto them, Yesay that Iam. 11 And Hercd, with his men

71 And they said, What need of war, set him at nought, and u

we any further witness ? for we mocked him, and arrayed him in ourselves have heard of his own a gorgeous robe, and sent him mouth.

again to Pilate. CHAP. XXIII.

12 And the same day Pilate Herod mocketh Christ. land Herod were made friends toND the whole multitude of gether : for before they were at

them arose, and led him enmity between themselves. unto Pilate.

13 | And Pilate, when he had I 2 And they began to accuse called together the chief priests,

him, saying, We found this fellow and the rulers, and the people, Py perverting the nation, and for- 14 Said unto them, Ye have

bidding to give tribute to Cesar, brought this man unto ire, as onc I saying, that he himself is Christ a that perverteth the people: and, king.

behold, I, having examined him 3 And Pilate asked him, say- before you, have found no fault ing, Art thou the King of the in this man, touching those things Jews? And he answered him, whereof ye accuse him : and said, Thou sayest it.

15 No, nor yet Herod : for 1 } 4 Then said Pilate to the chief sent you to him; and, lo, nothing

priests, and to the people, I find worthy of death is done unto him: i no fault in this man.

16 I will, therefore, chastise 5 And they were the more him, and release bin. fierce, saying, He stirreth up the 17 (For of necessity he must people, teaching throughout all release one unto them at the Jetry, beginning from Galilee to feast.)

18 And they cried out all at

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