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behold, he is at

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doth betray me. 47 And while he yet spake, 43 lo, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves, from the chief priests and elders of the people. 48 Now he that betrayed him 44 gave them a sign, saying; Whomsoever I shall kiss, that same is he; hold him 49 fast. And forthwith he came to Jesus, and said;

And immediately, while he yet spake, cometh Judas, one of the twelve, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves, from the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders. And he that betrayed him had given them a token, saying; Whomsoever I shall kiss, that same is he; take him, and lead him away safely.

Hail, Master; and kissed 45 And as soon as he was

50 him. And Jesus said unto him; Friend, wherefore art thou come? Then came

come, he goeth straightway to him, and saith; Master, master; and kissed him.

they and laid hands on Je- 46 And they laid their hands

on him, and took him.

47 And one of them that stood

sus, and took him. 51 And, behold, one of them which were with Jesus stretched out his hand, and drew his sword; and struck 48 a servant of the high priest, 52 and smote off his ear. Then

by, drew a sword, and smote a servant of the high priest and cut off his ear. And Jesus answered and said unto them; Ye are come out as against a thief, with swords and with staves to take me. I was daily with you in the temple, teaching, and ye took me not; but the scriptures must he fulfilled. And they all forsook him and fled. And there followed him a certain young man, having a linen cloth cast about his naked body; and the young men laid hold on 52 him. And he left the linen cloth, and fled from them naked.


said Jesus unto him; Put up again thy sword into his place; for all they that 49 take the sword shall perish 53 with the sword. Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels? 54 But how then shall the scriptures be fulfilled? for 55 thus it must be. In

that same hour said Jesus to the multitudes; Ye are come out as against a thief, with swords and staves for to





And while he yet spake, behold a multitude, and he that was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them, and drew near unto 48 Jesus to kiss him. But Jesus said unto him; Judas, betrayest thou the Son of 49 man with a kiss? When they which were about him saw what would follow, they said unto him; Lord, shall we smite with the sword? 50 And one of them smote the servant of the high priest, and cut off his right ear. 51 And Jesus answered and said; Suffer ye thus far. And he touched his ear, and 52 healed him. Then Jesus said unto the chief priests, and captains of the temple, and the elders, which were come to him; Ye be come out as against a thief, with swords and 53 staves; when I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched forth no bands against me; but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.


And Judas also, which betrayed him, knew the place; for Jesus oft-times resorted thither with his 3 disciples. Judas then having received a band of men, and officers from the chief priests and Pharisees, cometh thither with lanterns, and torches, and weapons. 4 Jesus therefore knowing all things that should come upon him, went forth and said unto them; Whom seek 5 ye? They answered him; Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus saith unto them; I am he. (And Judas also, which betrayed him, stood with 6 them.) As soon then as he had said unto them ; I am he; they went backward, and fell to the ground. Then asked he them again; Whom seek ye? And they said; Jesus of Nazareth. 8 Jesus answered; I have told you that I am he; if therefore ye seek me, let 9 these go their way. That the saying might be fulfilled which he spake; "Of them which thou gavest me, have I lost Then Simon Peter, having a sword, drew it, and smote the high priest's servant, and cut off his right ear. The servant's 11 name was Malchus. Then

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take me; I sat daily with you teaching in the temple, and ye laid no hold on me; 56 but all this was done, that the scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled. Then all the disciples forsook him, and fled.


And they led Jesus away to the high priest; and with him were assembled all the chief priests, and the elders, and the scribes. And Peter followed him afar off, even into the palace of the high priest; and he sat with the servants, and warmed himself at the fire. And the chief priests, and all the council, sought for witness against Jesus to put him to death; and found 56 none. For many bare false witness against him, but their witness agreed not together.

And they that had laid hold 53 on Jesus led him away to Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the 58 elders were assembled.. But 54 Peter followed him afar off, unto the high priest's palace; and went in, and sat with the servants to see the end. 59 Now the chief priests and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death. 60 But they found none, though many false witnesses came. At the last came two false 61 witnesses, and said; This 57 And there arose certain, and


fellow said; I am able to destroy the temple of God, and to build it in three days. 62 And the high priest arose, and said unto him; Answerest thou nothing? what is it which these witness against 59 63 thee? But Jesus held his

bare false witness against 58 him, saying; We heard him say; I will destroy this temple that is made with hands, and within three days I will build another made without hands. But neither so did their witness agree together.

peace. And the high priest 60 And the high priest stood up

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said Jesus unto Peter; Put

up the sword into the sheath; the cup which my Father hath given me, shall I not drink it?

12 Then the band, and the captain and officers of the Jews took Jesus, and bound 13 him, and led him away to Annas first t; for he was father-in-law to Caiaphas, which was the high priest 14 that same year. Now Caiaphas was he which gave counsel to the Jews, that it was expedient that one man should die for the people.


And when they had kindled a fire in the midst of the hall, and were set down 16 together, Peter sat down 56 among them. But a certain


maid beheld him as he sat by the fire, and earnestly looked upon him, and said; This man was also with him. 57 And he denied him, saying; Woman, I know him not. 58 And after a little while another saw him, and said; Thou

art also of them. And Peter 59 said; Man, I am not. And about the space of one hour after, another confidently affirmed, saying; Of a truth this fellow also was with

And Simon Peter followed Jesus, and so did another disciple. That disciple was known unto the high priest, and went in with Jesus into the palace of the high priest. But Peter stood at the door without. Then went out that other disciple which was known unto the high priest, and spake unto her that kept the door, and brought in 17 Peter. Then saith the damsel that kept the door unto Peter; Art not thou also one of this man's disciples? He saith; I am not. And the servants and officers stood there, who had made a fire of coals, for it was cold, and they warmed themselves ; and Peter stood with them, and warmed himself.


him; for he is a Galilean. 19 The high priest then asked

60 And Peter said; Man, I know not what thou sayest. 20

Jesus of his disciples, and of his doctrine. Jesus an

MATTHEW XXVI. answered and said unto him ; I adjure thee, by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Christ, the 64 Son of God. Jesus saith 61 unto him; Thou hast said. Nevertheless I say unto you, hereafter shall ye see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power, and 62 coming in the clouds of heav65 en. Then the high priest rent his clothes, saying; He hath spoken blasphemy;


in the midst, and asked Jesus, saying; Answerest thou nothing? what is it which these witness against thee? But he held his peace, and answered nothing. Again the high priest asked him, and said unto him; Art thou the Christ, the Son of the Blessed? And Jesus said; I am; and ye shall see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of

what further need have we 63 heaven. Then the high of witnesses? behold, now ye have heard his blasphe

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priest rent his clothes, and saith; What need we any further witnesses? Ye have heard the blasphemy; what think ye? And they all condemned him to be guilty of death. And some be

gan to spit on him, and to cover his face, and to buffet him, and to say unto him; Prophesy. And the servants did strike him with the palms of their hands.

And as Peter was beneath in the palace, there cometh one of the maids of the high

them all, saying; I know 67 priest; and when she saw

71 not what thou sayest. And when he was gone out into the porch, another maid saw him, and said unto them that were there; This fellow was also with Jesus of Nazareth. 72 And again he denied with an oath; I do not know the And after a while came unto him they that stood by, and said to Peter;

73 man.


Peter warming himself, she looked upon him and said; And thou also wast with Jesus of Nazareth. But he denied, saying; I know not, neither understand I what thou sayest. And he went out into the porch; and the 69 cock crew. And a maid saw him again, and began to say to them that stood by ;

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