Imagini ale paginilor



ND it came to pass, when Jefus had finished all thefe fayings, he faid unto his disciples,

2 Ye know that after two days is the feast of the paffover, and the Son of man is betrayed to be crucified.

3 Then affembled together the chief priests, and the fcribes, and the elders of the people, unto the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas,

4 And confulted that they might take Jefus by fubtilty, and kill him.

she hath wrought a good work upon me.

II For ye have the poor always with you: but me ye have not always.

12 For in that he hath poured this ointment on my body, fhe did it for my burial.

13 Verily I fay unto you, Wherefoever this gofpel fhall be preached in the whole world, there fhall also this, that this woman hath done, be told for a memorial of her.

14 Then one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, went unto the chief priests,

5 But they faid, Not on 15 And faid unto them, the feast day, left there be What will ye give me, and an uproar among the people. I will deliver him unto you? 6 Now when Jefus was in And they covenanted with Bethany, in the houfe of Si-him for thirty pieces of filver. mon the leper,

7 There came unto him a woman having an alabafter box of very precious ointment, and poured it on his head as he fat at meat.

8 But when his difciples faw it, they had indignation, faying, To what purpose is this wafte?

9 For this ointment might have been fold for much, and given to the poor.

10 When Jefus understood it, he faid unto them, Why trouble ye the woman? for

16 And from that time he fought opportunity to betray him.

17 Now the first day of the feast of unleavened bread the difciples came to Jefus, faying unto him, Where wilt thou that we prepare for thee to eat the paffover?

18 And he said, Go into the city to fuch a man, and fay unto him, The Master faith, My time is at hand: I will keep the paflover at thy house with my difciples.

19 And the difciples did


as Jefus had appointed them; and they made ready the paff


20 Now when the even was come, he fat down with the twelve.

21 And as they did eat, he faid, Verily I fay unto you, that one of you fhall betray


[fhed for many for the remiffion of fins.


29 But I fay unto you, will not drink henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father's kingdom.

30 And when they had fung an hymn they went out

22 And they were exceed-into the mount of Olives. ing forrowful, and began every one of them to fay unto him, Lord, is it I?

23 And he answered and faid, He that dippeth his hand with me in the difh, the fame fhall betray me.

24 The Son of man goeth, as it is written of him: but woe unto that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! it had been good for that man if he had not been born. 25 Then Judas, which betrayed him, anfwered and faid, Mafter, is it I? He faid unto him, Thou haft faid.

31 Then faith Jefus unto them, All ye fhall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will fmite the fhepherd, and the fheep of the flock fhall be scattered abroad.

32 But after I am rifen again, I will go before you into Galilee.

33 Peter anfwered and faid unto him, Though all men fhall be offended because of thee, yet will I never be offended.

34 Jefus faid unto him, Verily I fay unto thee, that

26 And as they were eat-this night before the cock ing, Jefus took bread, and crow, thou fhalt deny` me bleffed it, and brake it, and thrice. gave it to the difciples, and faid, Take, eat; this is my body.

27 And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, faying, Drink ye all of it;

28 For this is my blood of the new teftament, which is

35 Peter faid unto him, Though I fhould die with thee, yet will I not deny thee. Likewife alfo faid all the difciples.

36 Then cometh Jefus with them unto a place called Gethsemane, and faith unto the difciples, Sit ye here,

while I go and pray yonder. | difciples, and faith unto them,

37 And he took with him Peter, and the two fons of Zebedee, and began to be forrowful and very heavy.

38 Then faith he unto them, My foul is exceeding forrowful, even unto death: tarry ye here, and watch with me.

39 And he went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed, faying, O my Father, if it be poffible, let this cup pafs from me: nevertheless, not as I will, but as thou wilt.

40 And he cometh unto the difciples, and findeth them afleep, and faith unto Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour?

41 Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation. The fpirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

42 He went away again the second time and prayed, faying, O my Father, if this cup may not pass away from me, except I drink it, thy will be done.

43 And he came and found them afleep again: for their eyes were heavy.

44 And he left them, and went away again, and prayed the third time, faying the fame words.

45 Then cometh he to his

Sleep on now, and take your reft behold, the hour is at hand, and the Son of man is betrayed into the hands of finners.

46 Rife, let us be going: behold, he is at hand that doth betray me.

47 And while he yet fpake, lo, Judas one of the twelve came, and with him a great multitude with fwords and flaves, from the chief priefts and elders of the people.

48 Now he that betrayed him gave them a fign, faying, Whomfoever i fhall kifs, that fame is he: hold him faft.

49 And forthwith he came to Jefus, and faid, Hail, mafter; and kifled him.

50 And Jefus faid unto him, Friend, wherefore art thou come? Then came they and laid hands on Jefus, and took him.

51 And, behold, one of them which were with Jefus fretched out his hand, and drew his fword, and ftruck a fervant of the high priest's, and fnote off his ear.

52 Then faid Jefus unto him, Fut up again thy fword into his place: for all they that take the fword fhall perifh with the fword. 53 Thinkest

[ocr errors]

53 Thinkeft thou that I witneffes,
cannot now pray
to my
ther, and he shall presently
give me more than twelve
legions of angels?

Fa- 61 And faid, This fellow said, I am able to destroy the temple of God, and to build it in three days.

54 But how then shall the fcriptures be fulfilled, That thus it must be?

55 In that fame hour faid Jefus to the multitudes, Are ye come out as against a thief with fwords and ftaves for to take me? I fat daily with you teaching in the temple, and ye laid no hold

on me.

56 But all this was done that the fcriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled. Then all the difciples forfook him and fled.

57 And they that had laid hold on Jefus led him away to Caiaphas the high prieft,

where the fcribes and the elders were affembled.

58 But Peter followed him afar off unto the high prieft's palace, and went in, and fat with the fervants, to fee the end.

59 Now the chief priefts, and elders, and all the council, fought falfe witness against Jefus, to put him to death;

60 But found none: yea, though many faife witneffes came, yet found they none. At the laft came two falfe

62 And the high priest arofe, and faid unto him, Answereft thou nothing? what is it which these witnefs against thee?

63 But Jefus held his peace. And the high priest anfwered, and faid unto him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Chrift the Son of God.

64 Jefus faith unto him, Thou haft faid. Neverthelefs I fay unto you, Hereafter fhall ye fee the Son of man fitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of heaven.

65 Then the high priest rent his clothes, faying, He hath fpoken blafphemy: what further need have we of witneffes? behold, now ye have heard his blafphemy.

66 What think ye? They anfwered and faid, He is guilty of death.

67 Then did they spit in his face, and buffeted him: and others fmote him with the palms of their hands,

68 Saying, Prophefy unto us, thou Chrift; Who is he that fmote thee?

69 Now Peter fat without 2 And when they had bound in the palace and a damfel him, they led him away, and came unto him, faying, Thou delivered him to Pontius Pialfo waft with Jefus of Ga-late the governor.

3 Then Judas which had

lilee. 70 But he denied before betrayed him, when he faw them all, faying, I know not that he was condemned, rewhat thou fayeft. pented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of filver to the chief priests and elders,

71 And when he was gone out into the porch, another maid faw him, and faid unto them that were there, This fellow was alfo with Jefus of Nazareth.

72 And again he denied with an oath, I do not know the man.

73 And after a while came unto him they that ftood by, and faid to Peter, Surely thou also art one of them; for thy Ipeech bewrayeth thee.

74 Then began he to curfe and to fwear, faying, I know not the man. And immediately the cock crew.

75 And Peter remembered the word of Jefus, which faid unto him, Before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice. And he went out and wept bitterly.

[blocks in formation]

4 Saying, I have finned, in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they faid, What is that to us? fee thou to that.

5 And he caft down the pieces of filver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself.

6 And the chief priests took the filver pieces, and said, It is not lawful for to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood.

7 And they took counsel, and bought with them the potter's field, to bury ftrangers in.

8 Wherefore that field was called, The field of blood unto this day.

9 Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, faying, And they took the thirty pieces of filver, the price of him that was valued, whom they of the children of Ifrael did value;

10 And

« ÎnapoiContinuă »