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Christ is betrayed.

S. Luke. He is denied by Peter.

as he was wont, to the mount of were come to him, Be ye come Olives; and his disciples also fol-out, as against a thief, with swords lowed him: and staves?

40 And when he was, at the 53 When I was daily with you place, he said unto them, Pray in the temple, ye stretched forth that ye enter not into temptation. no hands against me: but this is +1 And he was withdrawn from your hour, and the power of darkthem about a stone's cast, andiness.

kneeled down, and prayed,

54 T Then took they him, and 42 Saying, Father, if thou belled him, and brought him into willing, remove this cup from the high priest's house. And Peme: nevertheless, not my will, ter followed afar off.

but thine be done.

55 And when they had kindled 43 And there appeared an angel a fire in the midst of the hall, and unto him from heaven, strength-were set down together, Peter sat ening him. down among them.

44 And, being in an agony, he 56 But a certain maid beheld prayed more earnestly: and his him as he sat by the fire, and earsweat was as it were great drops nestly looked upon him, and said, of blood falling down to the This man was also with him. ground. 57 And he denied him, saying,

58 And after a little while ano

45 And when he rose up from Woman, I know him not. prayer, and was come to his disciples, he found them sleeping ther saw him, and said, Thou for sorrow, art also of them. And Peter

46 And said unto them, Why said, Man, I am not, sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation.

59 And about the space of one hour after, another confidently af47 ¶ And, while he yet spake, firmed, saying, Of a truth this behold a multitude, and he that fellow also was with him for he was called Judas, one of the is a Galilean.

twelve, went before them, and 60 And Peter said, Man, I drew near unto Jesus to kiss him. know not what thou sayest. And 48 But Jesus said unto him, immediately, while he yet spake, Judas, betrayest thou the Son of the cock crew.

man with a kiss?

61 And the Lord turned, and 49 When they which were looked upon Peter: And Peter reabout him saw what would follow, membered the word of the Lord, they said unto him, Lord, shall how he had said unto him, Bewe smite with the sword? fore the cock crow, thou shalt aldeny me thrice,

50 ¶ And one of them smote servant of the high priest, and cut off his right ear.

62 And Peter went out, and

wept bitterly.

63 And the men that held

51 And Jesus answered, and said, Suffer ye thus far. And he Jesus mccked him, and smote touched his ear, and healed him, bim.

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- 52 Then Jesus said unto the 64 And when they had blindchief priests, and captains of the folded him, they struck him on temple, and the elders, which the face, and asked him, saying,

Herod mocketh Christ.

Chap. xxiii.

Prophesy: Who is it that smote thee?

He is arraigned.

6 When Pilate heard of Galilee, he asked whether the man

65 And many other things were a Galilean. blasphemously spake they against


7 And as soon as he knew that he belonged unto Herod's juris66 And, as soon as it was diction, he sent him to Herod, day, the elders of the people, and who himself, was also at Jeruthe chief priests, and the scribes, salem at that time.

came together, and led him into 8 And when Herod saw Jesus, their council, he was exceeding glad for he 67 Saying, Art thou the Christ? was desirous to see him of a long tell us. And he said unto them, If season, because he had heard maI tell you, ye will not believe: ny things of him; and he hoped 68 And if I also ask you, ye to have seen some miracle done will not answer me, nor let me by him.


9 Then he questioned with him of in many words; but he answered

69 Hereafter shall the Son man sit on the right hand of the him nothing. power of God.

10 And the chief priests and

70 Then said they all, Art scribes stood, and vehemently thou then the Son of God? And accused him. hesaid unto them, Yesay that I am.

11 And Herod, with his men 71 And they said, What need of war, set him at nought, and we any further witness? for we mocked him, and arrayed him in ourselves have heard of his own a gorgeous robe, and sent him mouth. again to Pilate.


Herod mocketh Christ.

12 T And the same day Pilate and Herod were made friends to

the whole multitude at

them arose, and led him enmity between themselves. unto Pilate. 13 And Pilate, when he had 2 And they began to accuse called together the chief priests, him, saying, We found this fellow and the rulers, and the people, perverting the nation, and for- 14 Said unto them, Ye have bidding to give tribute to Cesar, brought this man unto me, as one saying, that he himself is Christ a that perverteth the people: and, king. behold, I, having examined bim

3 And Pilate asked him, say-before you, have found no fault ing, Art thou the King of the in this man, touching those things Jews? And he answered him, whereof ye accuse him: and said, Thou sayest it. 15 No, nor yet Herod: for I 4 Then said Pilate to the chief sent you to him; and, lo, nothing priests, and to the people, I find worthy of death is done unto him: no fault in this man. 16 I will, therefore, chastise 5 And they were the more him, and release him. fierce, saying, He stirreth up the 17 (For of necessity he must people, teaching throughout all release one unto them at the Jewry, beginning from Galilee to feast.) this place.

18 And they cried out all at

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S. Luke.

crucifixion. once, saying, Away with this to the mountains, Fall on us; and man, and release unto us Barab-to the hills, Cover us. 31 For if they do these things in 19 (Who for a certain sedition a green tree, what shall be done made in the city, and for murder, in the dry?


was cast into prison.)

32 T And there were also two 20 Pilate, therefore, willing to others, malefactors, led with him release Jesus, spake again to to be put to death.


33 And when they were come

21 But they cried, saying, Cru-to the place which is called Calcify him, crucify him. vary, there they crucified him, 22 And he said unto them the and the malefactors; one on the third time, Why? what evil hath right hand, and the other on the he done? I have found no cause left,

of death in him: I will there- 34 T Then said Jesus, Father, fore chastise him, and let him go. forgive them; for they know not 23 And they were instant with what they do. And they parted loud voices, requiring that he his raiment, and cast lots. might be crucified. And the 35 ¶ And the people stood bevoices of them, and of the chief holding: and the rulers also with priests, prevailed. them derided him, saying, He 24 And Pilate gave sentence saved others; let him save himthat it should be as they required. self, if he be Christ, the chosen 25 And he released unto them of God.

him that for sedition and murder 36 And the soldiers also mockwas cast into prison, whom they ed him, coming to him, and ofhad desired; but he delivered fering him vinegar,

Jesus to their will.

37 And saying, If thou be the 26 And, as they led him king of the Jews, save thyself, away, they laid hold upon one 38 And a superscription also Simon, a Cyrenian, coming out was written over him, in letters of the country, and on him they of Greek, and Latin, and Hebrew, laid the cross, that he might bear THIS IS THE KING OF THE it after Jesus. JEWS.

27 And there followed him a 39 ¶ And one of the malefacgreat company of people, and of tors, which were hanged, railed women, which also bewailed and on him, saying, If thou be Christ, lamented him. save thyself and us.

28 But Jesus, turning unto 40 But the other, answering, rethem, said, Daughters of Jeru-buked him, saying, Dost not salem, weep not for me, but thou fear God, seeing thou art in weep for yourselves, and for the same condemnation ? your children. 41 And we indeed justly; for 29 For, behold, the days are we receive the due reward of our coming, in the which they shall deeds: but this man hath done say, Blessed are the barren, and nothing amiss.

the wombs that never bare, and 42 And he said unto Jesus, the paps which never gave suck. Lord, remember me when thou 30 Then shall they begin to say comest into thy kingdom.

Christ's death and burial. Chap. xxiv.

His resurrection.

43 And Jesus said unto him, the sepulchre, and how his body Verily I say unto thee, To-day was laid.

shalt thou be with me in paradise. 56 And they returned, and 44 T And it was about the prepared spices and ointment; sixth hour, and there was a dark-and rested the sabbath-day, acness over all the earth until the cording to the commandment. CHAP. XXIV.

ninth hour.

rent in the midst.


45 And the sun was darkened, Christ's resurrection declared. and the vail of the temple was OW, upon the first day of the week, very early in the 46 ¶ And when Jesus had cried morning, they came unto the sewith a loud voice, he said, Father, pulchre, bringing the spices which into thy hands I commend my they had prepared, and certain spirit: and, having said thus, he others with them.

gave up the ghost.

2 And they found the stone 47 ¶ Now, when the centurion rolled away from the sepulchre. saw what was done, he glorified 3 And they entered in, and God, saying, Certainly this was found not the body of the Lord a righteous man. Jesus.

48 And all the people that came 4 And it came to pass, as they together to that sight, beholding were much perplexed thereabout, the things which were done, behold, two men stood by them smote their breasts, and returned. in shining garments :

49 And all his acquaintance, 5 And as they were afraid, and and the women that followed him bowed down their faces to the from Galilee, stood afar off be-earth, they said unto them, Why holding these things. seek ye the living among the dead? 50 And, behold, there was a 6 He is not here, but is risen: man named Joseph, a counsel-remember how he spake unto lor; and he was a good man, and you when he was yet in Galilee, a just: 7 Saying, The Son of man must 51 (The same had not consent-be delivered into the hands of sined to the counsel and deed of ful men, and be crucified, and the them) be was of Arimathea, a third day rise again.

city of the Jews; who also him- 8 And they remembered his self waited for the kingdom of words,

9 And returned from the se

God: 52 This man went unto Pilate, pulchre, and told all these things and begged the body of Jesus. unto the eleven, and to all the rest. 53 And he took it down, and 10 It was Mary Magdalene, wrapped it in linen, and laid it in and Joanna, and Mary a sepulchre that was hewn in mother of James, and other wostone, wherein never man before men that were with them, which was laid. told these things unto the apos


54 And that day was the prepa-tles. ration, and the sabbath drew on. 11 And their words seemed to 55 And the women also, them as idle tales, and they bewhich came with him from Gallieved them not.

like, followed after, and beheld] 12 TThen arose Peter, and ran


S. Luke.

appearet b. unto the sepulchre; and stoop- his body, they came, saying, That ing down, he beheld the linen they had also seen a vision of anclothes laid by themselves, and gels, which said, that he was departed, wondering in himself alive.

at that which was come to pass.

24 And certain of them which 13 T And, behold, two of them were with us went to the sepulwent that same day to a village chre, and found it even so as the called Emmaus, which was from women had said: but him they Jerusalem about threescore fur-saw not.


25 Then he said unto them, O 14 And they talked together of fools, and slow of heart to believe all these things which had hap-all that the prophets have spoken! pened. 26 Ought not Christ to have 15 And it came to pass, that, suffered these things, and to enwhile they communed together, ter into his glory? and reasoned, Jesus himself drew near, and went with them.

27 And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded 16 But their eyes were holden, unto them in all the scriptures that they should not know him. the things concerning himself. 17 And he said unto them, 28 And they drew nigh unto What manner of communications the village whither they went : are these that ye have one to ano-and he made as though he would ther, as ye walk, and are sad? have gone further.

18 And the one of them, whose 29 But they constrained him, name was Cleopas, answering, saying, Abide with us: for it is said unto him, Art thou only a toward evening, and the day is stranger in Jerusalem, and hast far spent. And he went in to not known the things which are tarry with them.

come to pass there in these days? 30 And it came to pass, as he 19 And he said unto them, sat at meat with them, he took What things? And they said unto bread, and blessed it, and brake, him, Concerning Jesus of Naza-and gave to them.

reth, which was a prophet migh- 31 And their eyes were opened, ty in deed and word before God and they knew him: and he va and all the people: nished out of their sight.

20 And how the chief priests 32 And they said one to anoand our rulers delivered him to ther, Did not our heart burn be condemned to death, and have within us, while he talked with crucified him. us by the way, and while he open

21 But we trusted that it had ed to us the scriptures? been he which should have re- 33 And they rose up the same deemed Israel: and, beside all hour, and returned to Jerusalem, this, to-day is the third day since and found the eleven gathered these things were done. together, and them that were

22 Yea, and certain women with them,

also of our company made us 34 Saying, The Lord is risen astonished, which were early at indeed, and hath appeared to the sepulchre ;

23 And, when they found not


35 And they told what things

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