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CHAP. XXVI.

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ND it came to pass, when Jefus had finifhed all these 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.

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

5 But they faid, Not on the feast day, left there be an uproar among the people.

15 And faid unto them, What will ye give me, and I will deliver him unto you? 6 Now when Jefus was in And they covenanted with Bethany, in the house 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 waste?

fhe 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.

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

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

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.

16 And from that time he

fought opportunity to betray him.

17 Now the first day of the feaft 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 faid, 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 houfe with my difciples.

19 And the difciples did

as

as Jefus had appointed them; Ifhed for many for the remif and they made ready the paff

fion of fins.

over.

29 But I fay unto you, I 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?

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

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

me.

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31 Then faith Jefus unto them, All ye fhall be offended becaufe of me this night: for it is written, I will fmite the fhepherd, and the sheep 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 this night before the cock crow, thou fhalt deny` me thrice.

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, 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.

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

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 swords and flaves, from the chief priefts and elders of the people.

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.

48 Now he that betrayed 40 And he cometh unto him gave them a fign, faythe difciples, and findething, Whomfoever I shall kiss, them alleep, and faith unto that fame is he: hold him Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour?

faft.

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 pafs 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

49 And forthwith he came to Jefus, and faid, Hail, master; and kiffed him.

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53 Thinkeft thou that I witneffes, to my ther, and he fhall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels?

Fa- 61 And faid, This fellow
faid, 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, Areness against thee?

ye come out as against a 63 But Jefus held his thief with fwords and ftaves peace. And the high priest answered, and said unto him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Chrift the Son of God.

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 priest's palace, and went in, and fat with the fervants, to fee the

end.

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

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

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 spoken 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

59 Now the chief priefts, and elders, and all the coun-guilty of death. cil, fought falfe witnefs againft Jefus, to put him to death;

67 Then did they fpit 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?

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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.

lilee.

3 Then Judas which had 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.

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.

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

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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 faid, It is not lawful for to put them. into the treafury, 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;

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