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she hath wrought a good CHAP. XXVI.

work upon me. ND it came to pass,

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have the poor when Jesus had finish always with you: but me ye ed all these sayings, he said have not always. unto his disciples,

12 For in that she hath 2 Ye know that after two poured this ointment on my days is the feast of the paff- body, she did it for my buover, and the Son of man is rial. betrayed to be crucified. 13 Verily I say unto you,

3 Then afsembled toge- Wheresoever this gospel íhalí ther the chief priests, and the be preached in the whole fcribes, and the elders of the world, there shall also this, people, unto the palace of that this woman hath done, the high priest, who was be told for a memorial of called Caiaphas,

her. 4 And consulted that they 14 9 Then one of the might take Jesus by subtilty, twelve, called Judas Iscariot, and kill him.

went unto the chief priests, 5 But they said, Not on 15 And said unto them, the feast day, left there be What will ye give nie, and an uproar among the people. I will deliver him unto you?

6 Now when Jesus was in And they covenanted with Bethany, in the house of Si- him for thirty pieces of silver. mon the leper,

16 And from that time he 7 There came unto him a fought opportunity to betray woman having an alabaster him. box of very precious oint 17 Now the first day of ment, and poured it on his the feast of unleavened bread head as he fat at meat. the disciples came to Jesus,

8 But when his disciples saying unto him, Where wilt saw it, they had indignation, thou that we prepare for thee saying, To what purpose is to eat the paflover? this waste ?

18 And he said, Go into 9 For this ointment might the city to such a man, and have been sold for much, and say unto him, The Master given to the poor.

faith, My time is at hand: I 10 When Jesus understood will keep the pafsover at thy it, he said unto them, Why house with my disciples. trouble ye the woman? for 19 And the disciples did

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me.

as Jesus had appointed them;sfhed for many for the remisand they made ready the paff- fion of sins.

29 But I say unto you, I 20 Now when the even will not drink henceforth of was come, he sat down with this fruit of the vine, until the twelve.

that day when I drink it new 21 And as they did eat, he with you in my Father's faid, Verily I say unto you, kingdom. that one of you shall betray 30 And when they had

fung an hymn they went out 22 And they were exceed into the mount of Olives. ing sorrowful, and began 31 Then faith Jesus unto every one of them to say them, All

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shall be offended unto him, Lord, is it I? because of me this night: for

23 And he answered and it is written, I will smite the faid, He that dippeth his hand shepherd, and the sheep of with me in the dish, the same the flock shall be scattered fhall betray me.

abroad. 24 The Son of man goeth, 32 But after I am risen as it is written of him: but again, I will go

before

you woe unto that man by whom into Galilee. the Son of man is betrayed ! 33 Peter anfwered and faid it had been good for that unto him, Though all inen man if he had not been born. fhall be offended because of

25 Then Judas, which be- thee, yet will I never be oftrayed him, answered and fended. faid, Master, is it I? He said 34 Jesus faid unto him, unto him, Thou hast said, Verily I say unto thee, that

26 And as they were eat- this night before the cock ins, Jesus took bread, and crow, thou shalt deny me blefied it, and brake it, and thrice. gave it to the disciples, and 35 Peter faid unto him, taid, Take, eat; this is my Though I should die with body.

thee, yet will I not deny thee. 27 And he took the cup, Likewife also faid all the dirand gave thanks, and gave ciples. it to them, mying, Drink ye 36 Then cometh Jesus dil of it;

with them unto a place called 28 For this is my blood of Gethsemane, and faith unto the rew teftamcnt, which is the disciples, Sit ye here,'.

with me.

while I go and pray yonder. disciples, and faith unto them, ,

37 And he took with him Sleep on now, and take your Peter, and the two sons of rest : behold, the hour is at Zebedee, and began to be hand, and the Son of man is sorrowful and very heavy. betrayed into the hands of

38 Then faith he unto finners. them, My soul is exceeding 46 Rise, let us be going: sorrowful, even unto death: behold, he is at hand that tarry ye here, and watch doth betray me.

47 And while he yet 39 And he went a little spake, lo, Judas one of the farther, and fell on his face, twelve came, and with him and prayed, saying, () my a great multitude with swords Father, if it be possible, let and staves, from the chief this cup pass from me: ne priests and elders of the vertheless, not as I will, but people. as thou wilt.

48 Now he that betrayed 40 And he cometh unto himn gave them a fign, faythe disciples and findeth ing, Whomfoever i all kiss, them alleep, and faith unto that fame is he: hold him Peter, What, could ye not fast. watch with me one hour? 49 And forthwith he came

41 Watch and pray, that to Jesus, and said, Hail, malye enter not into temptation. ter; and killed him. The spirit indeed is willing, 50 And Jesus said unto but the flesh is weak. him, Friend, wherefore art 42 He went way again thou come?

Then came the second time and prayed, they and laid hands on Jesus, saying, O my Father, if this and took him. cup may not pafs away from 51 And, behold, one of me, except I drink it, thy then which were with Jesus will be done.

stretched out his hand, and 43 And he came and found drew his sword, and struck a them asleep again: for their servant of the high priest's, eyes were heavy.

and fnote off his ear. 44 And he left them, and 52 Then said Jesus unto went away again, and prayed hiin, Put up again thy sword the third time, saying the into his place: for all they same words.

tiat take the sword shall pe45 Then cometh he to his rift with the sword.

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53 Thinkest thou that I witnesses, cannot now pray to my

Fa 61 And said, This fellow ther, and he shall presently faid, I am able to destroy the give me more than twelve temple of God, and to build legions of angels?

it in three days. 54 But how then shall the 62 And the high priest scriptures be fulfilled, That arose, and said unto him, thus it must be?

Answerest thou nothing? 55 In that fanie hour faid what is it which these witJesus to the multitudes, Are ness against thee? ye come out as against a 63 But Jesus held his thief with swords and staves peace. And the high priest for to take me? I fat daily answered, and said unto him, with you teaching in the I adjure thee by the living temple, and ye laid no hold God, that thou tell us whe

ther thou be the Christ the 56 But all this was done Son of God. that the scriptures of the 64 Jefus faith unto him, prophets might be fulfilled. Thou hast said. NevertheThen all the disciples forsook less I say unto you, Hereafter him and Aed.

shall

ye

see the Son of man 57 And they that had laid fitting on the right hand of hold on Jesus led him away power, and coming in the to Caiaphas the high priest, clouds of heaven. where the scribes and the 65 Then the high priest elders were assembled. rent his clothes, saying, He

58 But Peter followed him hath spoken blasphemy: what afar off unto the high priest's further need have we of witpalace, and went in, and fat nefles? behold, now ye have with the servants, to see the heard his blasphemy. end.

66 What think ye? They 59 Now the chief priests, answered and said, He is and elders, and all the coun- guilty of death. cil, fought false witness a 67 Then did they spit in gainst Jesus, to put him to his face, and buffeted him:

and others smote him with 60 But found none: yea, the palms of their hands, though many false witnefies 68 Saying, Prophefy unto came, yet found they none. us, thou Christ; Who is he At the last came two false that fmote thee?

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the man.

69 Now Peter sat without 2 And when they had bound in the palace: and a damsel him, they led him away, and came unto him, saying, Thou delivered him to Pontius Pialso waft with Jesus of Ga-late the governor. lilee,

34 Then Judas which had 70 But he denied before betrayed him, when he saw them all, saying, I know not that he was condemned, rewhat thou fayeft.

pented himself, and brought 71 And when he was gone again the thirty pieces of lilout into the porch, another ver to the chief priests and maid saw him, and said unto elders, them that were there, This 4 Saying, I have sinned, in fellow was also with Jesus of that I have betrayed the inNazareth.

nocent blood. And they said, 72 And again he denied What is that to us? see thou with an oath, I do not know to that.

5 And he cast down the 73 And after a while came pieces of silver in the temunto him they that stood by, ple, and departed, and went and said to Peter, Surely thou and hanged himself. also art one of them; for thy 6 And the chief priests took [peech bewrayeth thee. the silver pieces, and said, It

74 Then began he to curfe is not lawful for to put them and to swear, saying, I know into the treasury, because it not the man. And immedi- is the price of blood. ately the cock crew.

7 And they took counsel, 75 And Peter remembered and bought with them the the word of Jesus, which faid potter's field, to bury stranunto him, Before the cock gers in. crow, thou shalt deny me 8 Wherefore that field was thrice. And he went out and called, The field of blood wept bitterly.

unto this day.

9 Then was fulfilled that CHAP. XXVII.

which was spoken by Jeremy

the prophet, saying, And they HEN the morning took the thirty pieces of fil

was come, all the ver, the price of him that chief priests and elders of the was valued, whom they of people took counsel against the children of Israel did, Jesus to put him to death:

value; 6

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