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of Peter. servant's name was Malchus. 19 I The high priest then

11 Then said Jesus unto asked Jesus of his disciples, Peter, Put up thy sword into and of his doctrine. the sheath ; the cup which 20 Jesus answered him, I my Father hath given me, spake openly to the world; I shall I not drink it?

ever taught in the synagogue, 12 Then the band, and and in the temple, whither the the captain, and officers of the Jews always resort; and in Jews, took Jesus, and bound secret have I said nothing. him,

21 Why askest thou me? 13 And led him away to ask them which heard me, Annas first; (for he was fa- what I have said unto them; ther-in-law to Caiaphas, which behold, they know what I said. was the high priest that same 22 And, when he had thus year.),

spoken, one of the officers 14 Now Caiaphas was he which stood by struck Jesus which gave counsel to the with the palm of his hand, Jews, that it was expedient, saying, Answerest thou the that one man should die for high priest so ? the people.

23 Jesus answered him, If I 15 9 And Simon Peter fol- have spoken evil, bear witness lowed Jesus, & so did another of the evil; but if well, why disciple; that disciple was smitest thou me? known unto the high priest, &

24 (Now Annas had sent went in with Jesus into the him bound unto Caiaphas the palace

of the high priest. high priest.) 16 But Peter stood at the 25 | And Simon Peter stood door without. Then went out and warmed himself. They that other disciple, which was said, therefore, unto him, Art known unto the high priest, &

not thou also one of his disci. spake unto her that kept the ples? He denied it, and said, door, and brought in Peter. I

17 Then saith the damsel 26 One of the servants of that kept the door unto Peter, the high priest, being his kinsArt not thou also one of this man whose ear Peter cut off, man's disciples? He saith, I saith, Did not I see thee in the am not.

garden with him? 18 And the servants and 27 Peter then denied again; officers stood there, who had & immediately the cock crew. made a fire of coals; for it 28 4 Then led they Jesus was cold; and they warmed from Caiaphas unto the hall themselves ; and Peter stood of judgment; and it was early; with them, and warmed himand they themselves went not self,

into the judgment-ball, lest

Chap. xix.


Christ is falsely

accused before Pilate. they should be defiled ;a but 36 Jesus answered, My that they might eat the passo- kingdom is not of this world.

If my kingdom were of this 29 Pilate then went out unto world, then would


servants them, and said, What accusa- fight, that I should not be detion bring ye against this man? livered to the Jews; but now

30 They answered and said is my kingdom not from hence. unto him, If he were not a 37 Pilate, therefore, said unto malefactor, we would not have him, Art thou a king then? delivered him up unto thee. Jesus answered, Thou sayest

31 Then said Pilate unto that I am a king. To this end them, take ye him, and judge was I born, and for this cause him according to your law. came I into the world, that I The Jews, therefore, said unto should bear witness unto the him, It is not lawful for us b truth. Every one that is of to put any man to death: the truth heareth my voice.

32 That the saying of Jesus 38 Pilate saith unto him, might be fulfilled, which he What is truth? And, when spake,c signifying what death he had said this, he went out he should die.

again unto the Jews, and saith 33 Then Pilate entered into unto them, I find in him no the judgment-hall again, and fault at all. called Jesus, & said unto him, 39 But ye have a custom, Art thou the king of the Jews ? that I should release unto you

34 Jesus answered bim, Say- one at the passover; will ye, est thou this thing of thyself, or therefore, that I release unto did others tell it thee of me?

you the king of the Jews ? 35 Pilate answered, Am I 40 Then cried they all aa Jew? Thine own nation, and gain, saying, Not this man, the chief priests have deliver- but Barabbas. Now Barabbas ed thee unto me.

What hast was a robber. thou done?

CHAP. XIX. a Lest they sbould be defiled. Lest 1 Christ is scourged, crowned their going into the judgment-hall with thorns, and beaten ; 16 of the Romans, who were heathen, should defile or pollute them, and

delivered to be crucified : 30 render them unfit to eat the passover.

he dieth, 38 and is buried. b Since we are under the authority THEN Pilate, therefore, and jurisdiction of the Romans, it is took Jesus, and scourged him. not now law for us to put any man to 2 And the soldiers platted death. Which he spake, Matt. XX. 19, that

a crown of thorns, and put it he should be delivered to the Gen

on his head, and they put on tiles, or Romans, to be mocked, him a purple robe, scourged and crucified

3 Apd said, Hail, king of

Ghrist scourged

S. John.

and crucified. the Jews ! and they smote him If thou let this man go, thou with their hands.

art not Cesar's friend; who4 Pilate, therefore, went soever maketh himself a king, forth again, and saith unto speaketh against Cesar. them, Behold, I bring him forth 131 When Pilate, therefore, to you, that ye may know that heard that saying, he brought I find no fault in him.

Jesus forth, and sat down in 5 Then came Jesus forth, the judgment-seat, in a place wearing the crown of thorns, that is called the Pavement, and the purple robe. And Pi. but in the Hebrew, Gabbatha.a late saith unto them, Behold 14 And it was the

preparathe man!

tion b of the passover, and a. 6 When the chief priests, bout the sixth hour ;c and he therefore, and officers saw him, saith unto the Jews, Behold they cried out, saying, Crucify your king ! him, crucify him. Pilate saith 15 But they cried out, Aanto them, Take ye him, and way with him, away with him, crucify him ; for I find no fault crucify him. Pilate saith unin him.

to them, Shall I crucify your 7 The Jews answered him, king? The chief priests an. We have a law, and by our swered, We have no king but law he ought to die, because Cesar. he made himself the Son ofGod. 16 Then delivered he him,

8 4 When Pilate, therefore, therefore, unto them to be cruheard that saying, he was the cified. And they took Jesus, more afraid l;

9 And went again into the 17 And he, bearing his cross, judgment-hall, and saith unto went forth into a place called Jesus, Whence art thou ? But the place of a sculi,d which is Jesus gave

him no answer. called in the Hebrew,Golgotha; 10 Then saith Pilate unto 18 Where they crucified him, Speakest thou not unto him, and two others with him, me ? knowest thou not, that I on either side one, and Jesus have power to crucify thee, & in the midst. have power to release thée ? 19 And Pilate wrote a

11 Jesus answered, Thou title, and put it on the cross. wouldest have no power at all And the writing was, JESUS against me, except it were given thee from above; there

a Gabbatha, a raised, or somewhat, fore he that delivered me unto elevated place. thee hath the greater sin. 6 Preparation was Friday, the day

12 And from thenceforth before the Jewish Sabbath. Pilate sought to release him ; « Sixth hour, twelve o'clock, noon: but the Jews eried out, saying, d The place of sculls, Calvary.

and led him away:

He commendeth his Chap. xix. mother to John. OF NAZARETH, THE ciple, Behold thy mother! KING OF THE JEWS. And from that hour that disci

20 This title then read ma- ple took her unto his own home. ny of the Jews; for the place 28 | After this Jesus, knowwhere Jesus was crucified was ing that all things were now nigh to the city; and it was accomplished, that the scrip: written in Hebrew, and Greek, ture might be fulfilled, f saith, and Latino

I thirst. 2 Then said the chief 29 Now there was set a vespriests of the Jews to Pilate, sel full of vinegar; and they Write not, The King of the filled a spunge with vinegar, Jews; but that he said, I am and put it upon hyssop, and put King of the Jews.

it to his mouth. 22 Pilate answered, What 30 When Jesus, therefore, I have written I have written. had received the vinegar, he

23 | Then the soldiers, said, It is finished ;g and he when they had crucified Jesus, bowed his head, and gave up took his garments, and made the ghost.h four parts, to every soldier a . 31 1 The Jews, therefore, part; and also his coat; now because it was the preparation, the coat was without seam, that the bodies should not rewoven from the top throughout. main upon the cross on the sab

24 They said, therefore, a- bath-day, (for that sabbathmong themselves, Let us not day was an high day,i) berend it, but cast lots for it, sought Pilate that their legs whose it shall be; that the might be broken, and that they scripture might be fulfilled, might be taken away. which saith,e They parted my 32 Then came the soldiers, raiment among them, and for and brake the legs of the first, my vesture they did cast lots. and of the other which was These things, therefore, the crucified with him. soldiers did.

33 But when they came to 25 I Now there stood by Jesus, and saw that he was the cross of Jesus his mother, dead already, they brake not and his mother's sister, Mary his legs : the wife of Cleophas, and Ma 34 But one of the soldiers ry Magdalene.

26 When Jesus, therefore, I That the scripture might be fulfilsaw his mother, and the disci- led. See. Ps. Ixix. 21. ple standing by whom he lov g It is finished. All written coned, he saith unto his mother,

cerning me, my labours and my sufWoman, behold thy son !

ferings are fulfilled.

b Gave up the ghost, expired or 27 Then saith he to the dis- died. . Wbich saith, See Ps, xxii, 18. i An bigb day. A great day,

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Ohrist's burial

S. John. and resurrection : with a spear pierced his side,

CHAP. XX. and forthwith came thereout 1 Mary cometh to the sepulchré, blood and water.

3 and Peter, and John. 24 35 And he that saw it bare The incredulity of Thomas. record, and his record is true; THE first day of the week and he knoweth that he saith cometh Mary Magdalene eartrue, that ye might believe. ly, when it was yet dark, unto

36 For these things were the sepulchre, and seeth the done, that the scripture should stone taken away from the sebe fulfilled; A bone of him pulchre. shall not be broken.

2 Then she runneth, and 37 And again, another scrip- cometh to Simon Peter, and to ture saith, They shall look on the other disciple whom Jesus him whom they pierced.j loved; and saith unto them,

38 ? And after this, Joseph They have taken away the of Arimathea (being a disci- Lord out of the sepulchre, and ple of Jesus, but secretly for we know not where they have fear of the Jews) besought Pi- laid him. late, that he might take away 3 Peter, therefore, went the body of Jesus; and Pilate forth, and that other disciple, gave him leave. He came, and came to the sepulchre. therefore and took the body of 4 So they ran both together; Jesus.

and the other disciple did out39 And there came also run Peter, and came first to Nicodemus, (which at the first the sepulchre. came to Jesus by night,) and 5 And he, stooping down, brought a mixture of myrrh and looking in, saw the linen and aloes, about an hundred clothes lying; yet went he not pound weight..

in. 40 Then took they the body 6 Then cometh Simon Peof Jesus and wound it in linen ter following him, and went elothes with the spices, as the into the sepulchre, and seeth manner of the Jews is to bury. the linen clothes lie;

41 Now, in the place, where 7 And the napkin that was he was crucified there was a about his head, not lying with garden ; and in the garden a the linen clothes, but wrapped new sepulchre, wherein was together in a place by itself. never man yet laid.

8 Then went in also that 42 There laid they Jesus, other disciple, which came therefore, because of the Jews' first to the sepulchre, and he preparation-day ;k for the saw, and believed. sepulchre was nigh at hand.

9 For as yet they knew not i Whom they bave pierced. Zec.xii

. 10, the scripture, that he must & Preparation, the day before the rise again from the dead, Sabbath.

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