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Judas selleth his master. Chap. xiv. Lord's supper instituted.

11 And when they heard it 20 And he answered, and they were glad, and promised said unto them, It is one of the to give him money. And he twelve that dippeth with me sought how he might conve- in the dish. niently betray him.

21 The Son of man indeed 12 T And the first day of goeth, as it is written of him ; unleavened bread, when they but wo to that man by whom killed the passover, his disci- the Son of man is betrayed ! ples said unto him, Where good were it for that man if wilt thou that we go and pre- he had never been born. pare, that thou mayest eat the 22 9 And as they did eat, passover ?

Jesus took bread, and blessed, 13 And he sendeth forth and brake it, and gave to them, two of his disciples, and saith and said, Take, eat; this is unto them, Go ye into the city, my body, and there shall meet you a man

23 And he took the cup, and bearing a pitcher of water; when he had given thanks, follow him.

he gave it to them, and they 14 And wheresoever he shall all drank of it. go in, say ye to the good man 24 And he said unto them, of the house, The Master saith, This is my blood of the new Where is the guest-chamber, testament, which is shed for where I shall eat the passover many with my disciples ?

25 Verily I say unto you, I 15 And he will shew you a

will drink no

more of the large upper room furnished fruit of the vine, until that day and

prepared ; there make that I drink it new in the ready for us.

kingdom of God. 16 And his disciples went 26 4 And when they had forth, and came into the city, sung an hymn they went out and found as he had said unto into the mount of Olives.b them; and they made ready 27 And Jesus saith unto the passover.

them, All ye shall be offended 19 And in the evening he because of me this night; for cometh with the twelve. it is written,c I will smite the

18 And as they sat, and did Shepherd, and the sheep shall eat, Jesus said, Verily I say be scattered. unto you, One of you


28 But after that I am risen eateth with me shall betray I will


you into Gal

ilee. 19 And they began to be sorrowful, and to say unto xxiv. 3.

6 Mount of Olives. See Matt, him one by one, Is it I? And c For it is written in Zechariah and another said, Is it I?


xiii. 7.

shall pray:

Christ prayeth.

8. Mark. Judas betrayeth hin. 29 But Peter said unto him, unto Peter, Simon, sleepest Although all shall be offended, thou? couldest not thou watch yet will not I.

one hour? 30 And Jesus saith unto him, 38 Watch ye, and pray, Verily I say unto thee, That lest ye enter into temptation ; this day, even in this night, the spirit truly is ready, but before the cock crow twice, the flesh is weak.g thou shalt deny me thrice. 39 And again he went away,

31 But he spake the more and prayed, and spake the vehemently, If I should die same words. with thee, I will not deny thee 40 And when he retarned in any wise. Likewise also he found them asleep again ; said they all.

(for their eyes were heavy ;) 32 [ And they came to a neither wist h they what to place which was named Geth answer him. semane; and he saith to his 41 And he cometh the third disciples, Sit ye here, while I time, and saith unto them,

Sleep on now, and take your 33 And he taketh with him rest; it is enough, the hour Peter, and James, and John, is come; behold, the Son of and began to be sore amazed,d man is betrayed into the hands and to be very heavy:

of sinners. 34 And saith unto them, My 42 Rise up, let us go; lo, soul is exceeding sorrowful, he that betrayeth me is at unto death; tarry ye here, and hand. watch.

43 And immediately, while 35 And he went forward a he yet spake, cometh Judas, little, and fell on the ground, one of the twelve, and with and prayed that, if it were pos- him a great multitude with sible, the hour might pass swords and staves from the from him.e

chief priests, and the scribes, 36 And he said, Abba, f Fa- and the elders. ther, all things are possible 44 And he that betrayed unto thee; take away this cup him had given them a token, from me; nevertheless not what saying, Whomsoever I shall I will, but what thou wilt. kiss, that same is he; take

37 And he cometh, and him, and lead him away findeth them sleeping,and saith safely.

45 And as soon as he was d Sore amazed, seized with grief come he goeth straightway to and anguish.

e The bour (of his suffering and The spirit, &c. I know your death) might not come upon him. heart is sincere, but your resolution,

f Abba, that is, Father, or Almigh through bodily infirmity, is weak. ty Father.

k Wist they, knew they.


Christ falsely accused, Chap. xiv. and shamefully abused. him, and saith, Master, Mas 57 And there arose certain, ter; and kissed him.

and bare false witness against 46 And they laid their him, saying, hands on him, and took him. 58 We heard him


I will 47 And one of them that destroy this temple that is stood by drew a sword, and made with hands, and within smote a servant of the high three days I will build another priest, and cut off his ear. made without hands.

48 And Jesus answered, and 59 But neither so did their said unto them, Are ye come witness agree together. out as against a thief, with 60 And the high priest swords and with staves, to stood up in the midst, and take me?

asked Jesus, saying, Answer49 I was daily with you in est thou nothing? what is it the temple teaching, and ye which these witness against took me not; but the scrip- thee ? tures must be fulfilled.

61 But he held his peace, 50 And they all forsook him, and answered nothing. Again and fled.

the high priest asked him,

and 51 And there followed him said unto him, Art thou the a certain young man, having a Christ, the Son of the Blessed! linen cloth cast about his naked 62 And Jesus said, I am; body; and the

young men laid and ye shall see the Son of hold on him.

man sitting on the right hand 52 And he left the linen of power, and coming in the cloth, and fled from them nak- clouds of heaven. ed.

63 Then the high priest 53 | And they led Jesus rent his clothes, and saith, away to the high priest; and What need we any further with him were assembled all witnesses ? the chief priests, and the el 64 Ye have heard the blasders, and the scribes.

phemy; what think ye? And 54 And Peter followed him they all condemned him to be afar off even into the palace of guilty of death. the high priest; and he sat 65 And some began to spit with the servants, and warmed on him, and to cover his face, himself at the fire.

and to buffet him, and to say 55 And the chief priests and unto him, Prophesy; and the all the council, sought for wit- servants did strike him with ness against Jesus put him the palms of their hands. to death ; and found none;

66 ( And as Peter was be56 For many bare false neath in the palace, there witness against him; but their cometh one of the maids of the witness agreed not together. high priest;

Christ denied of Peter, and S. Mark. brought bound to Pilate.

67 And when she saw Peter carried him away, and deliverwarming himself she looked ed him to Pilate. a upon him, and said, And thou 2 And Pilate, asked him, also wast with Jesus of Naza- Art thou the king of the Jews reth.

And he answering, said unto 68 But he denied, saying, I him, Thou sayest it. b know not, neither understand 3 And the chief priests ae• I what thou sayest.

And he cused him of many things; but went out into the porch; and he answered nothing. the cock crew.

4 And Pilate asked him 69 And a maid saw him again, saying, Answerest thou again, and began to say to nothing i behold how many them that stood by, This is one things they witness against of them.

thee. 70 And he denied it again. 5 But Jesus yet answered And a little after they

that nothing, so that Pilate marvelstood by said again to Peter, led. Surely thou art one of them; 6 Now at that feast he refor thou art a Galilean, and leased unto them one prisoner, thy speech agreeth thereto. whomsoever they desired.

71 But he began to curse hy And there was one named and to swear, saying, I know Barabbas, which lay bound not this man of whom ye speak. with them that had made in.

72 And the second time the surrection with him, who had cock crew.

And Peter called committed murder in the into mind the word that Jesus surrection. said unto him, Before the cock 8 And the multitude, crying crow twice thou shalt deny me aloud, began to desire him to thrice. And when he thought do as he had ever done unto thereon he wept.


9 But Pilate answered them, CHAP. XV.

saying, Will ye that I release 1 Jesus brought bound and ac unto you the King of the Jews? cused before Pilate,

15 is

10 For he knew that the delivered to be crucified ; 17 chief priests had delivered he is crowned with thorns, him for envy. 27 hanged between two 11 But the chief priests mov: thieves, 43 and is honour- ed the people, that he should ably buried. AND straightway in the

a Pilate, the Roman Governor of morning the chief priests held

Judea. a consultation with the elders and scribes, and the whole question, thou sayest ot pronouncest

b Thou sayest it, i. e. in asking that council, and bound Jesus, and what I am, the king of the Jews.

of Africa at some distance west of Barabbas released. Chap. xv.

Christ is crucified. rather release Barabbas unto ed by, coming out of the counthem.

try, the father of Alexander 12 And Pilate answered, and Rufus, to bear his cross. and said again unto them, 22 And they bring him unto What will you then that I shall the place Golgotha, e which is, , do unto him whom ye call the being interpreted, The place King of the Jews :

of a scull. 13 And they cried out again, 23 And they

gave him to drink Crucify him.

wine mingled with myrrh ; but 14 Then Pilate said unto he received it not. them, Why? what evil hath 24 And when they had cruhe done ? And they cried out cified him they parted his garthe more exceedingly, Crucify ments, casting lots upon them, him.

what every man should take. 15 | And so Pilate, willing 25 And it was the third to content the people, released hour;f and they crucified him. Barabbas unto them, and de 26 And the superscription livered Jesus, when he had of his accusation was written scourged him, to be crucified. over, g THE KING OF

16 And the soldiers led him THE JEWS. away into the hall called Pre 27 And with him they cru• torium; and they call togeth- cify two thieves; the one on er the whole band.

his right hand and the other 17 And they clothed him on his left. with purple,c and platted a 28 And the scripture was crown of thorns, and put it fulfilled, which saith, And he about his head,

was numbered with the trans18 And began to salute him, gressors. Hail, King of the Jews ! 29 And they that passed by

19 And they smote him on railed on him, wagging their the head with a reed, and did heads, and saying, Ah, thou spit upon him, and, bowing that destroyest the temple, and their knees, worshipped him. buildest it in three days,

20 And when they had 30 Save thyself, and come mocked him they took off the down from the cross. purple from him and put his 31 Likewise also the chief own clothes on him, and led priests, mocking, said among him out to crucify him. themselves, with the scribes,

21 And they compel one Simon a Cyrenian,d who pass

e Golgotba. See Matt. xxvii. 33. Purple

. See Matt. xxvii. 28. of The third bour, nine in the mornd Cyrenian. Cyrene was a country ing.

The superscription of bis accusation,

&c. See Matt. xxvii. 37.


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