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and blessing it, broke it, and gave it to them, and faid : + Take you this, this is my body. C. And having taken the cup, giving thanks, he gave it them: and they all drank of it. And he said to them: + This is my blood of the New Testament, which Thall be fhed for many. Amen I say to you, that from now I will not drink of this fruit of the vine, untill that day, when I shall drink it new in the kingdom of God. C. And having said an hymn, they went out to the mountain of Olives. And Jesus said to them: + You will all be fcandalized this night on my account: for it is written: I will. Strike tbe foepberd, and the beep Mall be dispersed. But after I rise again, I will go before you into Galilee. G. But Peter said to him: S. Tho' all the rest shall be fcandalized on thy account, yet I will. not. C. And Jesus said to him: † Amen I say to thee, that this very night, before the cock hath twice crowed, thou wilt deny me thrice. G. But he spoke ftill more vehemently: S. Tho'I was to die with thee, I will not deny thee. C. And they all said the same. And they come to a farm called Gethsemani, and he said to his disciples : + Sit you here, while I pray. C. And he taketh with him Peter and James, and John : and he began to fear, and to be heavy. And he said to them: + My soul is sorrowful unto death-: stay you here, and watch. C. And when he was gone a little farther, he fell: flat on the ground: and he prayed, that if it might be, that hour might pass away from him: and he said : + Abba, Father, all things are possible to thee, put away this cup from me : but not what I will, but what thou wilt. C. And he came and found them feeping. And he faith to Peter : + Simon, dost thou sleep? Could it thou not watch one hour? Watch ye all and pray, that you fall not into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. C. And going away again he prayed, saying the fame words. And returning, he
found them again asleep, (for their eyes were heavy) and they knew not what to answer him. And he cometh the third time, and faith to them: t Sleep on now, and take your rest. It is enough: the hour is come: behold the Son of Man fhall be betrayed into the hands of finners. Arife, let us go: behold he that will betray me, is near. C. And while he was speaking, came Judas the leariat, one of the twelve, and with him a great multitude, with swords and clubs, fent by the chief priests, and Scribes, and elders. And be that betrayed him, had given them a fignal, saying: S. Whomsoever i Ihall kiss, that is he, seize him, and carry him away warily. C. And when he was come, going immediately up to him, he said: S. Hail, Rabbi! C. And kissed him. And they laid hands on him, and seized him. And one of those that were present, drawing his sword, ftruck a fervant of the high priest, and cut off his ear. And Jefus answering, faid to them : + Are you come out as it were against a thief with swords and clubs to apprehend me? I was with you every day teaching in the temple, and you
did not take me. But the scriptures must be fulfilled. C. Then his disciples leaving him, they all fled. And a certain young man followed him, having a linen cloth caft about his naked body: and they seized him: but he, having thrown off the linen cloth, ran away from them naked. And they led Jesus to the high priest; and all the priests, and Scribes, and elders were met together. And Peter followed him at a distance as far as into the high prieft's court, and sat with the servants at the fire, and warmed himself. And the chief priests and all the council fought for evidence against yefus, to put him to death: and they found none.
Tho'many bore false witness against him; but their evidence did not agree.
And some rifing up, bore false witness against him, saying: S. We ourselves
heard him say: I will destroy this temple made with hands, and in three days I will build another not made with hands. C. And their evidence did not agree. And the high priest rising up in the midst of them, asked Jesus, saying: S. Dort thou not answer any thing to what is alledged against thee by these people? C. But he was filent, and answered nothing. The high priest asked him again, and said to him: S. Art thou the Chrift, the Son of the blessed God? C. And Jesus faid to him : .+ I am. And you shall see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the power of God, and coming in the clouds of heaven. C. And the high priest tearing his garments, faid: S. What farther want have we of witnesses ? You have heard his blafphemy: what do you think of it? C. And they all declared him guilty of death. And some began to spit on him, and to hoodwink him, and to strike him with their fifts, and to say to him: S. Prophesy. C. And the servants buffeted him. And when Peter was in the court below, there came one of the high priest's maids; and when she had seen Peter warming him, she faith, looking at him: S. Thou alfo wast with Jefus of Nazareth. C. But he denied it, saying: S. I neither know, nor understand what thou sayeft. C. And he went out before the courtdoor, and the cock crew. And again, when the maid saw him, she began to tell those that stood by, that he was one of them. But he again denied it. And a little while after, they again, who stood by, said to Peter : S. Thou certainly art one of them; for thou art a Galilean. C. But he began to curse and swear, saying : I know not the man you speak of. G. And presently the cock crew again. And Peter remembered what Jesus had said to him: Before the cock croweth twice, thou shalt deny me thrice. And he began to weep. And early in the morning the chief priests with the elders and Scribes, and the whole council, consulting
together, carried Jesus bound, and delivered him over to Pilate. And Pilate asked him: S. Art thou the King of the Jews? C. But he answering, faid to him: † Thou sayeft it. C. And the chief priests accused him of many things. And Pilate asked him again, faying: S. Answerest thou nothing? See what great things they alledge against thee. C. But Jefus still answered not ; so that Pilate wondered. Now on the festival he was accustomed to release them one of the prisoners, whomsoever they should desire. And there was one called Barabbas, that was in prison with some rioters, who in the riot had committed murder. And the multitude being come up, began to require what he always granted them. And Pilate anfwered them, and said: S. Would you have me release to you the King of the Jews ? C. For he knew the chief priefts had delivered him up out of envy. But the priests stirred up the multitude rather to have Barabbas released to them. And Pin date anfwering again, said to them: S. What then: would you have me do with the King of the Jews? C. But they again cried out: S: Crucify him. C. And Pilate said to them: S. But what harm hath he done? C. But they cried out the more : S. Crucify him. C. And Pilate, being willing to satisfy the people, released Barabbas, and delivered up to them Jesus, being first scourged, to be crucified. And the soldiers led him into the court of the palace, and they called together the whole company, and clothed him in purple: and wreathing a crown of thorns they put it on his head. And they began to falute him: Hail, King of the Jews! And they struck him on the head with a reed: and they spit on him, and kneeling down adored him. And after they had thus insulted him, they took off the purple garment, and put on him his own clothes, and led him out to crucify him. And. they obliged a man that was paffing by, one Simon, a Cyrenean, coming from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to carry his cross. And they bring him to the place Golgotha, which is interpreted, the place of Calvarya. And they gave him wine mingled with myrrh to drink: and he would not take it. And when they had crucified him, they divided his clothes, casting lots for them, to know what each should take. And it was now the third hour: and they crucified him. And the title of his Cause was thus written: THE KING OF THE JEWS. And they crucify with him two thieves ; one at his right hand, and the other at his left. And the scripture was fulfilled, that faith : And he was reckoned with the wicked. And they that passed by blafphemed against him, wagging their heads, and saying: S. Oh! Thou that destroyest the temple of God, and rebuildeft it in three days, save thyself, and come down from the cross. C. In like manner the chief priests with the Scribes, insulting, faid to one another: S. He saved others; but he cannot save himself. Let the Ch: if, the King of ifrael, now come down from the cross, that we may see and believe. C. And they that were crucified with him, reviled him. And at the fixth hour there was darkness over the whole earth untill the ninth hour. And at the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying : + Eloi, Eloi, lamma sabac. thani? G. Which is interpreted : + My God, my God, why halt thou forsaken me? C. And some of the standers by hearing him, said: S. Behold, he calleth Elias. C. And one running and filling a fpunge with vinegar, and putting it on a reed, gave ië him to drink, saying : S. Hold, let us see, if Elias come to take him down. C. And Jesus crying out with a loud voice, expired *. And the veil of the . temple was rent in two from the top to the bottom. And the Centurion, who stood over-against him,