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time your hearts be overcharged 14 with surfeiting, 15 and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

35 For 'as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth.

36 "Watch ye therefore, and "pray always, 16 that ye may be 'accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.

14 overcome. Ma, Cr. Ud. 15 excess of eating. Co. 16 in each time. Wi. at all times. Pu. flood of mighty waters overflowing, shall cast down the earth with the hand. The crown of pride, the drunkards of Ephraim, shall be trodden under feet. Rom. xiii. 12, 13: The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light. Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying. 1 Cor. vi. 10: Nor drunkards shall inherit the kingdom of God. GAL. v. 19, 21: The works of the flesh are manifest -envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like. 1 Thes. v. 6--8: Let us not sleep as do others, but let us watch and be sober. For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that be drunken are drunken in the night. But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation. 1 Pet. iv. 3, 7: The time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lust, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries. The end of all things is at hand : be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.

Eccles. ix. 12: As the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare; so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them. See on Mat. xxiv. 43.

m See on MAT. xxiv. 42. n See on LUKE, xviii. 1. . See on LUKE, xx. 35.

p Ps. i. 5: The ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous. Eph. vi. 13; Take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. 1 John, ii. 28: And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming. JUDE, 24: Now unto him

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37 And in the day time he was teaching in the temple ; and 'at night he went out, and abode in the mount that is called the mount of Olives.

38 And all the people came early in the morning to him in the temple, for to hear him.

CHAP. XXII. 1 The Jews conspire against Christ: 3 Satan prepareth Judas to betray him: 7 the apostles prepare the Passover: 19 Christ instituteth his holy supper, 21 covertly foretelleth of the traitor, 24 dehorteth the rest of his apostles from ambition, 31 assureth Peter his faith should not fail, 34 and yet he should deny him thrice : 39 he prayeth in the mount, and sweateth blood, 47 is betrayed with a kiss : 50 he healeth Malchus's ear, 54 he is thrice denied of Peter, 63 shamefully abused, 66 and confesseth himself to be the Son of God.

NOW the “feast of unleavened bread drew nigh, which is called the Passover.

2 And the Chief Priests and Scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.

3 | Then entered Satan into Judas surnamed Iscariot, being of the number of the twelve. that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy.

9 John, viii. 1, 2: Jesus went unto the mount of Olives : and early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all the people came unto him; and he sat down and taught them. * LUKE, xxii. 39.

CHAP. XXII. a See on MARK, xiv. 1.

b Ps. ii. 2: The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed. MAT. xxvi. 3: Then assembled together the Chief Priests, and the Scribes, and the elders of the people. MARK, xiv. 1: The Chief Priests and the Scribes sought how they might take him by craft, and put him to death. John, xi. 47: Then gathered the Chief Priests and the Pharisees a counsel, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many miracles. Acts, iv. 27: Of a truth, against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together.

MAT.xxvi. 14: Then one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, went unto the Chief Priests. MARK, xiv. 10: And Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve, went unto the Chief Priests, to

4 And he w=nt his way, and communed with the Chief Priests and captains,' how he might betray him unto them.

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

6 And he promised, and sought opportunity to betray him unto them in the absence of the multitude.3

7 cq Then came the day of unleavened bread, when the Passover must be killed.

8 And he sent Peter and John, saying, Go and prepare us the Passover, that we may eat.

9 And they said unto him, Where wilt thou that we prepare ?

10 And he said unto them, Behold, when ye are entered into the city, there shall a man meet you, bearing a pitcher of water ; follow him into the house where he entereth in.

11 And ye shall say unto the good man of the house, The Master saith unto thee, Where is the guestchamber, where I shall eat the Passover with my disciples ?

12 And he shall show you a large upper room furnished: there make ready

13 And they went, and found as he had said unto them: and they made ready the Passover.

14 And when the 'hour was come, he sat down, and the twelve apostles with him.

I magistrates. Wi. Rh. consented. Co. Ma. Cr. Ud. Bi. Gen. 3 without tumult. A. V.

betray him unto them. John, xiii. 2, 27 : Supper being ended, the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him.-After the sop, Satan entered into him.

"Zec.xi. 12: They weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver. e See on MAT. xxvi. 17.

fMat. xxvi. 20: When the even was come, he sat down with the twelve. MARK, xiv. 17: In the evening he cometh with the twelve.

15 And he said unto them, With desire I have desired* to eat this Passover with you before I suffer :

16 For I say unto you, I will not any more eat thereof, 5 until it be fulfilled in the kingdom of God.

17 And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and said, Take this, and divide it among yourselves :

18 For "I say unto you, I will not drink of the fruits of the vine, until the kingdom of God shall come.

19 | And he took bread, and gave thanks, and brake it, and gave unto them, saying, This is my body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of me.

20 Likewise also the cup after supper, saying, This cup is the new testament? in my blood, which is shed for you.

6 commemoration.

• I have heartily desired. A. V. 6 prodact. Pu. Ham. covenant. Ham. 8 poured. Br.

& LUKE, xiv. 15: When one of them that sat at meat with him heard these things, he said unto him, Blessed is he that shall eat bread in the kingdom of God. Acts, X. 41: Not to all the people, but unto witnesses chosen before of God, even to us, who did eat and drink with him after he rose from the dead. 1.Cor. v. 7,8: Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our Passover is sacrificed for us. Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth. Rev. xix. 9: Write, Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage-supper of the Lamb.

h Mat. xxvi. 29 : But I say 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. Mark, xiv. 25: Verily I say unto you, I will drink no more of the fruit of the vine, until that day that I drink it new in the kingdom of God'

See on MAT. xxvi. 26, 27. * 1 Cor. x. 16: The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ?: *


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21 T But, behold, 'the hand of him that betrayeth me is with me on the table.

22 “And truly the Son of man goeth, "as it was determined: but woe unto that man by whom he is betrayed !

23 °And they began to inquire' among themselves, which of them it was that should do 10 this thing.

24 f ' And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest.

25 And he said unto them, The 'kings of the Gentiles 11 exercise lordship 12 over them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors.

9 question. Rh. 10 was about to do. Ham. ll the world. Co. nations. Ud.' 1? bave dominion. Co.

Ps. xli. 9: Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lift up his heel against me. Mat. xxvi. 21, 23: Ănd as they did eat, he said, Verily I say unto you, that one of you shall betray me. He that dippeth his hand with me in the dish, the same shall betray me. MARK, xiv. 18: As they sat and did eat, Jesus said, Verily I say unto you, One of you which eateth with me shall betray me. John, xiii. 21, 26: When Jesus had thus said, he was troubled in spirit, and testified, and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, that one of you shall betray me. He it is, to whom I shall give a sop, when I have dipped it. And when he had dipped the sop, he gave it to Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon.

m MAT. xxvi. 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.

See on Acts, ii. 23. • Mat. xxvi. 22: And they were exceeding sorrowful, and began every one of them to say unto him, Lord, Is it I? : JOHN, xiii. 22, 25: Then the disciples looked one on another, doubting of whom he spake. He then lying on Jesus' breast saith unto him, Lord, who is it?

P MARK, ix. 34: But they held their peace: for by the way they had disputed among themselves, who should be the greatest. Luke, ix. 46: Then there arose a reasoning among them, which of them should be greatest.

4 Mat. xx. 25: Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles

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