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this people.

Of Christ's coming S. Luke.

to judgment. 22 For these be the days of for your redemption draweth vengeance, that all things nigh. which are written may be ful 29 And he spake to them a filled.

parable; Behold the fig-tree, 23 But wo unto them that and all the trees; are with child, and to them 30 When they now shoot that give suck, in those days ! forth ye see and know of your for there shall be great distress own selves that summer is now in the land, and wrath upon nigh at hand.

31 So likewise ye, when ye 24 And they shall fall by see these things come to pass, the edge of the sword, & shall know ye that the kingdom of be led away captive into all God is nigh at hand. nations; and Jerusalem c shall 32 Verily I say unto you, be trodden down of the Gen- This generation shall not pass tiles, until the times of the away till all be fulfilled. Gentiles be fulfilled.

33 Heaven and earth shall 25 [ And there shall be pass away; but my words signs in the sun, and in the shall not pass away. moon, and in the stars; and 34 F And take heed to yourupon

the earth distress of na selves, lest at any time your tions, with perplexity; the sea hearts be overcharged with and the waves roaring;

surfeiting, and drunkenness, 26 Men's hearts failing them and cares of this life, and so for fear, and for looking after that day come upon you unathose things, which are com wares. ing on the earth; for the

powo 35 For as a spare shall it ers of heaven shall be shaken. come on all them that dwell on

27 And then shall they see the face of the whole earth. the Son of man coming in a 36 Watch ye, therefore, and cloud with power and great pray always, that ye may

be glory.

accounted worthy to escape all 28 And when these things these things that shall come to begin to come to pass, then pass, and to stand before the look up, & lift up your heads; Son of man.

37 And in the day-time he & And Jerusalem, &c. And Jerusa was teaching in the temple; lem itself shall be demolished, and and at night he went out, and shall continue in possession of the abode in the mount that is Gentiles till the time when the Gen

called the mount of Olives. tiles have long enjoyed the blessing of the Gospel, the Jews shall again

38 And all the people be converted, and return to the obe early in the morning to him in dience of Gad's commandments. the temple for to hear him.


The passover prepared. Chap. xxii. Lord's supper instituted. CHAP. XXII.

where I shall eat the

passover 1 The Jews conspire against with my disciples ? Christ : 3 Satan prepareth

12 And he shall shew you Judas to betray him. a large upper room furnished;

NOW the feast of unleav- there make ready. ened bread drew nigh, which 13 And they went, & found is called the Passover.a as he had said unto them; and

2 And the chief priests and they made ready the passover. scribes sought how they might 14 And when the hour was kill him ; for they feared the come he sat down, and the people.

twelve apostles with him. 37 Then entered Satan into 15 And he said unto them, Judas, surnamed Iscariot, be- With desire I have desired 6 ing of the number of the twelve. to eat this passover with you

4 And he went his way, before I suffer ; and communed with the chief 16 For I say unto you, I priests and captains, how he will not any more eat thereof, might betray him into them. until it be fulfilled in the king

5 And they were glad, and dom of God. covenanted to give him money,

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

18 For I say unto you, I will 79 Then came the day of not drink of the fruit of the unleavened bread, when the vine, until the kingdom of God passover must be killed.

shall come. 8 And he sent Peter & John, 19 9 And he took bread, and saying, Go and prepare us the gave thanks, and brake it, and passover, that we may eat. gave unto them, saying, This

9 And they said unto him, is my body which is given for Where wilt thou that we pre- you; this do in remembrance

10 And he said unto them, 20 Likewise also the cup Behold, when ye are entered after supper, saying, This cup into the city, there shall a man is the new testament in my meet you bearing a pitcher of blood, which is shed for you. water; follow him into the 21 9 But, behold, the hand house where he entereth in. of him that betrayeth me is

11 And ye shall say unto with me on the table. the good man of the house, 22 And truly the Son of män The Master saith unto thee, goeth, as it was determined ; Where is the guest-chamber,

b With desire I have desired, I have a Passover. See Matt. xxvi. Zie much desired.

pare ?

of me.


doth serye.

The disciples warned. 8. Luke. Christ admonisheth Peter. But wo unto that man by thee, that thy faith fail not; whom he is betrayed !

and when thou art converted 23 And they began to in- strengthen thy brethren. quire among themselves which 33 And he said unto him, of them it was that should do Lord, I am ready to go with this thing.

thee, both into prison and to 24 ( And there was also a death. strife among them, which of 34 And he said, I tell thee, them should be accounted the Peter, the cock shall not crow greatest.

this day before that thou shalt 25 And he said unto them, thrice deny that thou knowest The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them ;c and 35 And he said unto them, they that exercise authority When I sent you without purse, upon them are called Benefae- and scrip, and shoes, lacked tors.

ye any thing? And they said, 26 But ye shall not be so ;

Nothing but he that is greatest among

36 Then said he unto them, you, let him be as the


But now he that bath a purse, and he that is chief, as he that let him take it, and likewise

his scrip; and he that hath 27 For whether is greater, no sword, let him sell his garhe that sitteth at meat, or he ment and buy one. that servethi is not he that 37 For I say unto you, That sitteth at meat! but I am a this that is written, must yet mong you as he that serveth. be aecomplished in me, And he

28 Ye are they, which have was reckoned among the transcontinued with me in my temp- gressors; for the things contations :d

cerning me have an end. 29 And I appoint unto you

38 And they said, Lord, bea kingdom, as my Father hath hold, here are two swords. appointed unto me;

And he said unto them, It is 30 That ye may eat and enough. drink at my table in my king 39 And he came out, and dom, and sit on thrones, judg. went, as he was wont, to the ing the twelve tribes of Ísrael. mount of Olives; and his dis

31. And the Lord said, ciples also followed him. Simon, Simon, behold, Satan 40 And, when he was at the hath desired to have you, that place, he said unto them, Pray he may sist you as wheat:

that ye enter not into tempta32 But I have prayed for tion.

41 And he was withdrawn c Verses 25 and 26. See Matt.

from them about a stone's cast, a In my templations, in my trials & and kneeled down, and prayed, labours.

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Christ betrayed by Judas, Chap. xxi. and denied of Peter,

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

43 And there appeared an 53 When I was daily with angel unto him from heaven, you in the temple, ye stretched strengthening him.

forth no hands against me; 44 And, being in an agony, but this is your hour, and the he prayed more earnestly; power of darkness. and his sweat was as it were 84 | Then took they him, great drops of blood falling and led him, and brought him down to the ground.

into the high priest's house. 45 And when he rose up And Peter followed afar off. from prayer,

and was come to 55 And when they had kinhis disciples, he found them dled a fire in the midst of the sleeping for sorrow.

hall, and were sat down to46 And said unto them, gether, Peter sat down among Why sleep ye? rise and pray, them. lest ye enter into temptation. 56 But a certain maid be

47 | And while he yet held him as he sat by the fire, spake, behold a multitude, and and earnestly looked upon he that was called Judas, one him, and said, This man was of the twelve, went before also with him. them, and drew near unto Je

57 And he denied him, saysus to kiss him.

ing, Woman, I know him not. 48 But Jesus said unto him, 58 And after a little while Judas, betrayest thou the Son another saw him, and said, of man with a kiss ?

Thou art also of them. And 49 When they, which were Peter said, Man, I am not. about him, saw what would 59 And about the


of follow, they said unto him, one hour after, another confiLord, shall we smite with the dently affirmed, saying, of a sword ?

truth this fellow also was with 50 9 And one of them smote him; for he is a Galilean. a servant of the high priest, 60 And Peter said, Man, and cut off his right ear.

I know not what thou sayest. 51 And Jesus answered, and And immediately, while he said, Suffer ye thus far. And yet spake, the cock crew. he touched his ear, and heal 61* And the Lord turned, ed him.

and looked upon Peter; and 52 Then Jesus said unto the Peter remembered the word of chief priests, and captains of the Lord, how he had said unto

e This cup, &c. this cup of sor- him, before the cock crow thou Cows, suffering, and death. shalt deny me thrice.


Christ accused

$. Luke.

before Pilate. 62 And Peter went out, and two evil doers are crucified wept bitterly.

with hirn : 46 his death and 63 | And the men that held burial. Jesus mocked him, and smote AND the whole multitude of him.

them a arose, and led him unto 64 And, when they had Pilate. b blindfolded him, they struck 2 And they began to accuse him on the face, and asked him, saying, We found this him, saying, Prophesy; who fellow perverting the nation, is it that smote thee?

and forbidding to give tribute 65 And many other things to Cesar, saying, That he himblasphemously spake they a. self is Christ a king. gainst him.

3 And Pilate asked him, 66 4 And as soon as it was saying, art thou the king of day the elders of the people, the Jews. And he answered and the chief priests, and the him, and said, Thou sayest it.c scribes, came together, and led 4 Then said Pilate to the him into their council, chief priests and to the people,

67 Saying, Art thou the I find no fault in this man. Christ ? tell us. And he said 5 And they were the more unto them, If I tell you ye will fierce, saying, He stirreth up not believe :

the people, teaching through68 And if I also ask you, ye out all Jewry, beginning from will not answer me, nor let me Galilee to this plaee. go.

6 When Pilate heard of 69 Hereafter shall the Son Galilee, he asked whether the of man sit on the right hand man were a Galilean. of the power of God.

ny And as soon as he knew 70 Then said they all, Art that he belonged unto Herod's thou then the Son of God ? jurisdiction he sent him to HeAnd he said unto them, Ye say rod, who himself also was at that I am. m. f

Jerusalem at that time. 71 And they said, What 8 And when Herod saw Je. need we any further witness? sus he was exceeding glad; for we ourselves have heard for he was desirous to see him of his own mouth.

of a long season, because he CHAP. XXIII.

had heard many things of him; 1 Jesus accused before Pilate, and he hoped to have seen trany sent to Herod, 11 mocked,

some miracle done by him. and sent back to Pilate, 25

9 Then he questioned with delivered to be crucified : 33 a Of them, of the Jews

b Pilate, the Roman governor.

c Thou sayest it, thou sayest that,
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