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43 Till I make thine enemies 6 As for these things which thy footstool.

ye behold, the days will come, 44 David therefore calleth in the which there shall not be him Lord ; how is he then his left one stone upon another, that

shall not be thrown down. 45 Then, in the audience of 7 And they asked him, say. all the people, he said unto his ing, Master, but when shall disciples,

these things be ? and what sign 46 Beware of the scribes, will there be when these things which desire to walk in long shall come to pass ?

in 8 the markets, and the highest that ye be not deceived: for seats in the synagogues, and many shall come in my name, the chief rooms at feasts ; saying, I am Christ; and the

47 Which devour widows' time draweth near : go ye not, houses, and for a shew make therefore, after them. long prayers: the same shall 9 But when ye shall hear of receive greater damnation. wars and commotions, be not

terrified : for these things must CHAP. XXI.

first come to pass; but the end is not by and by.

10 Then said he unto them,

Nation shall rise against naAND he looked up, and saw tion, and kingdom against kingthe rich men casting their gifts dom : into the treasury.

11 And great earthquakes 2 And he saw also a certain shall be in divers places, and poor widow casting in thither famines, and pestilences; and two mites.

fearful sights, and great signs, B 3 And he said, Of a truth I shall there be from heaven. say unto you, That this poor 12 But before all these, they widow hath cast in more than shall lay their hands on you,

and persecute you, delivering 4 For all these have, of their you up to the synagogues, and abundance, cast in unto the into prisons, being brought beofferings of God: but she, of fore kings and rulers for my her penury, hath cast in all name's sake : the living that she had.

13 And it shall turn to you 5 And as some spake of the for a testimony. temple, how it was adorned 14 Settle it, therefore, in your with goodly stones and gifts, hearts, not to meditate before, he said,



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15 For I will give you a mouth | in the sun, and in the moon, and wisdom, which all your ad- | and in the stars ; and upon the versaries shall not be able to earth distress of nations, with gainsay nor resist.

perplexity ; the sea and the 16 And ye shall be betrayed waves roaring; both by parents, and brethren, 26 Men's hearts failing them and kinsfolks, and friends; and 4 for fear, and for looking after some of you shall they cause those things which are coming to be put to death.

on the earth : for the powers of 17 And ye shall be hated of heaven shall be shaken. all men for my name's sake. 27 And then shall they see the

18 But there shall not an hair Son of man coming in a cloud, of your head perish.

with power and great glory. 19 In your patience possess ye 28 And when these things beyour souls.

gin to come to pass, then look 20 And when ye shall see Je- up, and lift up your heads : rusalem compassed with armies, for your redemption draweth then know that the desolation nigh. thereof is nigh.

29 And he spake to them a 21 Then let them which are parable ; Behold the fig-tree, in Judea, flee to the mountains; and all the trees; and let them which are in the 30 midst of it, depart out; and forth, ye see, and know of your let not them that are in the

own selves, that summer is now countries, enter thereinto.

nigh at hand. 22 For these be the days of 31 So likewise ye, when ye vengeance, that all things which

see these things come to pass, are written may be fulfilled. know ye that the kingdom of

23 But woe unto them that are God is nigh at hand.
with child, and to them that give 32 Verily I say unto you,
suck in those days ! for there This generation shall not pass
shall be great distress in the away, till all be fulfilled.
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33 Heaven and earth shall pass ple.

away ; but my words shall not 24 And they shall fall by the pass away, edge of the sword, and shall be 34 And take heed to yourselves, led away captive into all na- lest at any time your hearts tions: and Jerusalem shall be be overcharged with surfeiting, trodden down of the Gentiles, and drunkenness, and cares of until the times of the Gentiles this life, and so that day come be fulfilled.

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come on all them that dwell on leavened bread, when the passthe face of the whole earth. over must be killed.

36 Watch ye, therefore, and 8 And he sent Peter and John, pray always, that ye may be ac- saying, Go and prepare us the counted worthy to escape all passover, that we may eat. these things that shall come to 9 And they said unto him, pass, and to stand before the Where wilt thou that we preSon of man.

37 And in the day-time he 10 And he said unto them, was. teaching in the temple ; Behold, when ye are entered and at night he went out, and into the city, there shall a man abode in the mount, that is meet you, bearing a pitcher of called the mount of Olives. water; follow him into the

38 And all the people came house where he entereth in. early in the morning to him in 11 And ye shall say unto the the temple, for to hear him. goodman of the house, The

master saith unto thee, Where CHAP. XXII.

is the guest-chamber, where I shall eat the passover with my

disciples ? NOW the feast of unleaven- 12 And he shall shew you a ed bread drew nigh, which is large upper room furnished : called The Passover.

there make ready. 2 And the chief priests and 13 And they went, and found scribes sought how they might as he had said unto them; and kill him ; for they feared the they made ready the passover. people.

14 And when the hour was 3 Then entered Satan into come, he sat down, and the Judas, surnamed Iscariot, being twelve apostles with him. of the number of the twelve. 15 And he said unto them,

4 And he went his way, and With desire I have desired to communed with the chief priests eat this passover with you, beand captains, how he might before I suffer : tray him unto them.

16 For I say unto you, I will 5 And they were glad, and not any more eat thereof, until covenanted to give him mo- it be fulfilled in the kingdom ney.

of God. 6 And he promised, and 17 And he took the cup, and sought opportunity to betray | gave thanks, and said, "Take him unto them, in the absence this, and divide it among yourof the multitude.

selves : 7 Then came the day of un- 18 For I say unto you, I will

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not drink of the fruit of the vine, at meat ? but I am among you until the kingdom of God shall as he that serveth. come.

28 Ye are they which have 19 And he took bread, and continued with me in my tempgave thanks, and brake it, and tations : gave unto them, saying, This 29 And I appoint unto you a is my body, which is given for kingdom, as my Father hath apyou : this do in remembrance pointed unto me ; of me.

30 That ye may eat and drink 20 Likewise also the cup after at my table, in my kingdom, supper, saying, This cup is the and sit on thrones, judging the new testament in my blood, twelve tribes of Israel. which is shed for you.

31 And the Lord said, Simon, 21 But, behold, the hand of Simon, behold, Satan hath dehim that betrayeth me, is with sired to have

ve you, that he may me on the table.

sift you as wheat: 22 And truly the Son of man 32 But I have prayed for thee, goeth, as it was determined : that thy faith fail not : and when but woe unto that man by whom thou art converted, strengthen he is betrayed !

thy brethren. 23 And they began to enquire 33 And he said unto him, among themselves which of Lord, I am ready to go with them it was that should do this thee, both into prison, and to thing.

death. 24 And there was also a strife 34 And he said, I tell thee, among them, which of them Peter, the cock shall not crow should be accounted the great this day, before that thou shalt est.

thrice deny that thou knowest 25 And he said unto them, | me. The kings of the Gentiles ex- 35 And he said unto them, ercise lordship over them ; and When I sent you without purse, they that exercise authority and scrip, and shoes, lacked upon them, are called bene- ye any thing? And they said, factors.

Nothing. 26 But ye shall not be so : but 36 Then said he unto them, he that is greatest among you, But now, he that hath a purse, let him be as the younger; and let him take it, and likewise his he that is chief, as he that doth scrip; and he that hath no

sword, let him sell his garment, 27 For whether is greater, he and buy one. that sitteth at meat, or he that 37 For I say unto you, That Serveth ? is not he that sitteth this that is written must yet be


accomplished in me, And he || twelve, went before them, and was reckoned among

the trans- drew near unto Jesus, to kiss gressors : for the things con- him. cerning me have an end.

48 But Jesus said unto him, 38 And they said, Lord, be- || Judas, betrayest thou the Son hold, here are two swords. 1 of man with a kiss ? And he said unto them, It is 49 When they which were aenough.

bout him, saw what would fol39 And he came out, and went, low, they said unto him, Lord, as he was wont, to the mount of shall we smite with the sword ? Olives; and his disciples also 50 And one of them smote a followed him :

servant of the high priest, and 40 And when he was at the cut off his right ear. place, he said unto them, Pray 51 And Jesus answered, and that ye enter not into tempta- said, Suffer ye thus far. And tion.

he touched his ear, and healed 41 And he was withdrawn | him. from them about a stone's cast, and kneeled down, and pray-chief priests, and captains of ed,

the temple, and the elders, 42 Saying, Father, if thou be which were come to him, Be willing, remove this cup from ye come out as against a thief, me: nevertheless, not my will, with swords and staves ? but thine, be done.

53 When I was daily with you 43 And there appeared an an- in the temple, ye stretched forth gel unto him from heaven, no hands against me : but this strengthening him.

is your hour, and the power of 44 And, being in an agony, darkness. he prayed more earnestly : and 54 Then took they him, and his sweat was, as it were, great led him, and brought him into drops of blood falling down to the high priest's house. And the ground.

Peter followed afar off. 45 And when he rose up from 55 And when they had kindprayer, and was come to his led a fire in the midst of the hall, disciples, he found them sleep- and were set down together, ing for sorrow,

Peter sat down among them. 46 And said unto them, Why 56 But a certain maid beheld sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye him, as he sat by the fire, and enter into temptation.

earnestly looked upon him, and 47 And while he yet spake, said, This man was also with behold, a multitude, and he that him. was called Judas, one of the 57 And he denied him, say

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