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CHAP. the kingdom of God.' And he Then the Lord said, . Simon ! CHAP.
took a cup and gave thanks, and Simon! behold Satan hath obtain- XXII.
said, “ Take this, and share the ed leave to sift you all like wheat. Peter's de 18 wine in it among yourselves ; for But I have prayed for thee, that mas fore
'cold. I say unto you, I will not drink thy faith may not utterly forsake of this produce of the vine, thee; and when thou hast returned 32 until the kingdom of God be by true repentance, strengthen thy come.”
brethen.” And Peter said, “Lord, 33 19 Then he took bread, and gave I am ready to go with thee, even The Eu- thanks, and brake it and gave it unto prison, and to death.” And 34 sto to them, saying, “ This is a re- he said, 61 I tell thee, Peter; the
presentation of my body which is cock will not crow this day, be
given for you; do this in remem-fore thou hast thrice denied that 20 brance of me." In like manner he thou knowest me."
took the cup also, when he had And he said unto them: “When 35 supped, saying, “This cupis a re-I sent you without purse, and scrip, Apostles presentation of the new covenant and sandals, wanted ye any thing?" apo
Yung their dane ratified by my blood, which is to be And they said, “ Nothing" Then ger. 21 shed for you. But lo! the hand he said unto them, 66 But now he 36
of him who is going to deliver me that hath a purse, let him take it,
the son of man indeed must die, as and he that hath no sword, let him
I yet to be accomplished in me,
themselves, which of them it was gressors,' for my course is nearly
that was going to do this. . at an end. And they said, “ Mas- 38
24 Now there had been also a con- ter, behold! here are two swords." Ambition tention among them, which of And he said unto them, “ It is of these them should be accounted the great-enough; I meant not to command apostles reUved. est. And he said unto them, you to make resistance, but to ap
25“ The kings of the nations lord it prise you of your danger, and to
over them, and their tyrants are guard you against temptation. 26 called benefactors. But do not ye And he went out, and came ac- 39
act thus; but let him that is great-cording to his custom to the Mount The agony
est among you be as the younger, of Olives, and his disciples follow. Of Jesus 27 and the chief as the servant. For ed him. And when he was at the 40
which is greater; he that is at table, place, he said unto them, " Pray
sitteth at meat ? But I am among And he separated himself from 41 28 you, as he that serveth. Ye have them about a stone's throw, and
continued with me throughout all kneeled down, and prayed, saying, 29 my trials, and I appoint unto you" Father, that thou wouldest 42
a kingdom, as my Father hath ap- take away this cup from me; never
pointed unto me, that ye may eat theless not my will, but thine be, 30 and drink at my table, and sit on done. And an angel from hea- 43
thrones as judges of the twelve ven appeared to him, to strengthen 44 tribes of Israel,"2
him And being in an agony of dis
I After his resurrection.
and he eminently exalted and glorified.
3 The twenty-four hours next to come.
CHAP. tress he prayed with unusual ear- I do not know him.” And a little CHAP.
nestness, and his sweat run down, after another saw him, and said, **
But Peter said, “ Man, I do not."
sleeping through this man was with him, for he: Postles. 'weariness, and said unto them, is à Galilean." And Peter said, 60 46" What! are ye asleep? rise, and " Man, I know not what thou
pray, that ye come not into temp- meanesi.” And iminediately while 47 tation." And while he was yet he was yet speaking, 2 the cock
speaking, behold a multitude with crew. And the Lord turned, and 61
came up to Jesus to kiss him. Lord, how he had said unto him, 48 And Jesus said unto him, " Judas, " Before the cock crow, thou wilt
deliverest thou up the son of man deny me thrice." And Peter went 62
out and wept bitterly. 49 And when his disciples saw what And the men who held Jesus 63 ter uses was likely to be done, they said mocked and beat him, and when Insulted; 5 sword. unto Jesus, “ Master, shall we they had blindfolded him, they 64 50 smite with the sword ?” And one smote him on the face, and asked
of them smote the servant of the him, saying, “ Tell us, prophet, 65
high priest, and cut off his right who smote thee ?" And many 51 ear. Then Jesus said to those who other wicked things did they speak
held hiin, “ Suffer me thus far." against him.
elders of the people, and the chief brought 52 Then said Jesus to the chief priests and scribes, assembled and be
council; sus ex. priests and captains of the temple brought him into their council, alates
es guard, who came to him, “ Are saying, “ Art thou the Christ? th his Emies. ye come out as against a murderer, tell us." But he said unto them, 67 . 53 with swords and staves ? When I" If I tell you, ye will not believe, 68 ,
was daily with you in the temple, and if I also ask you a questioni, ye
and the power of darkness.” on the right hand of the power of 54 Then they took him, and led God.” And they all said. 66 Art 70 is ap- him away, and brought him into thou then the son of God!" And denied
the high priest's house ; and Peter he said unto them “ Ye say true, Peter followed at a distance, and after- for I am." They said, “What 71 55 wards sat down with some who need have we of further testimony,
had lighted a fire in the midst of the for we ourselves have heard froin
hall, and were sitting together. his own mouth." . 56 And a maid servant saw him, sit-! And the whole multitude of them CHAP.
ting by the light, and looking ear- arose up, and led him to Pilate.
nestly upon him, said, “ This And they began to accuse him, then before 57 man also was with him.” But he saying, 66 We found this man Filare:
denied it, saying : “ Woman, I stirring up the nation to rebellion,
* The time in which ignorance and wick-! The trumpet sounded the watch or hous edness are permitted for a season to triumph, of cock-crowing.
perching throunow when they are the release brigent might be enten
CHAP. and hindering them from paying for I sent you to him, and lo! no- CHAP m. tribute to Cesar, declaring that he thing worthy of death has been XX1 3 himself is Christ, a king. Then done by him. I will therefore 16
Pilate asked hiin, saying, " Art chastise him, and let him go:" but 18 4 thou the king of the Jews?" And the whole multitude cried out at
he answered, 166 I am.” And once, saying, “ Destroy this man,
to the multitude, “ I find nothing Upon this Pilate spake to them 20 5 faulty in this man.” But they again, wishing to release Jesus. were the more violent upon this, But they cried aloud, “ Crucify 21 saying, " He stirreth up the peo- him, crucify him.” And he said 22 ple, beginning from Galilee, and unto them a third time, “ But
teaching throughout all Judea uuto what evil hath he done? I find in 6 this place.” Now when Pilate heard him nothing worthy of death ; I
the word Galilee, he asked, if the will therefore chastise him and 7 man were a Galilean: and having release him.” But they con- 23 learned that he belonged to Herod's tinued urgent with loud' voices, jurisdiction, he sent him away to requesting that he might be cruHerod, who was also in Jerusalem cified; and the voices of them at that time.
and of the chief priests prevailed 8 And when Herod saw Jesus, he over Pilate, so that he determined 24 and sent by was very glad, for he had long de to grant their request, and released 25
c. sired to see him, having heard for them him who for insurrection rod Anti.
much of him, and hoping to see and murder had been cast into 9 some miracle done by him. Then prison, whom they had requested,
he put many questions to Jesus, but delivered Jesus to their will. 10 but he did not answer one. Now And as they led hiin awry, 26
the chief priests and scribes were they laid hold on one Simon, He is led
present, vehemently accusing him. a Cyrenian, coming out of the co ; 11 And Herod with his soldiers, de-country, and on him they laid
spised, and derided him, and ar- the cross, that he might carry
rayed him in splendid apparel, and it after Jesus. Now there follow-27 12 sent him back to Pilate. And on ed him a great multitude of the
that day Pilate, and Herod were people, and of women who bewailmade friends together ; for before ed him, and beat themselves in they had been at ennity between sorrow. But Jesus turned unto 28 themselves.
thein and said, “ Daughters of 13 Then Pilate, when he had call-Jerusalem, weep not for me, but Pilate de- ed together the chief priests, and weep for yourselves and your chilclares his the mic innocence,
is the rulers of the people, said unto dren. For behold! the days are 29 and wishes them, “ Ye have brought this man coming, when it will be said, to release unto me as one who turneth aside - Happy are the barren, and the him.
the people, and behold! I have ex-wombs that never bare, and the 14 amined him before ' you, and have breast which never gave suck.'
found nothing faulty in this man Then will men say unto the moun- 30 ..concerning those things of which tains, - Fall on us, and to the
15 ye accuse him ; no, nor Herod, hills, . Cover us. For if these 31
i In a moral and spiritual sense. It is · Before several of his accusers, but the plain from what follows, that Pilaté did great body of the Jewish rulers did not ennot understand him to mean he was an ter the judgment hall. carthly king.
CHAP. things he done to the green tree, And lo! a man named Joseph, a CHAP. XXIII.
· what will be done to the dry ?" senator, and a good and righteous *
32 Now two others also, who were man (who had not consented to Joseph and cruci- criminals, were led with him to be the council of the elders, and this begs th Sied with
body of mi. put to death. And when they deed of theirs) of Arimathea, a city Jesus. sals were come to the place which is of the Jews, who was also himself 5 1
33 called the place of skulls, there expecting the kingdom of God,
they crucified him, and the crimi- went to Pilate, and asked for the 52
« Father, forgive them, for they laid it in a tomb hewn out of stone,
them his garments, and cast lots. paration, and the Sabbath drew on.
And the rulers, together with the come with him from Galilee folo:
himself, if he be the Christ, the And when they returned, they 56
also derided him, coming to ments, and rested on the Sabbath
him and offering him vinegar, according to the commandment :
there was an inscription written came to the tomb, bringing the
Hebrew letters, " This is the King and some others with them. Now 2
44 of the Jews.” And it was about they found the stone rolled away 3
45 was darkened, and the veil of the And whilst they were perplexed 4
nounce the aloud voice, he said, " Father, into ments. And as they were afraid, resurrecthy hands I commit my spirit ; and bowed down their faces to the tion of and having said thus he expired. earth, the men said unto them, is
> the wo47 Now when the centurion saw " Why are ye seeking him who is men, Bebolders what had happened, he glorified alive, among the dead. He is not 6 much af. fected. ed. *God, saying, " Certainly this was here, but hath been raised up. Re
a righteous man," And all the member how he spake unto you, 48 multitudes who came together to when he was yet in Galilee, say. :
that sight, beholding the things ing, The son of man must be ?
that were done, smote their breasts delivered up into the hands of sin-
quaintance, and the women that had turn to life the third day.” And s
1 To one not deserving of punishment.
3. Noon. 4 Friday,
it to the
epulchre, and whe linen saw and he said of a heart slow
CHAP. reported all these things to the day is the third day since these CHAP XXIV. eleven
V. eleven apostles, and to all the rest. things were done. Moreover,
10 Now it was Mary Magdalene, some women of our company, who 22 who report and Joanna, and Mary the mother were early at the sepulchre, have
he of James, and the other women amazed us ; for they found not his apostles.
that were with them, who told body, but came and told us that 23 11 these things to the apostles. And they had seen an appearance of
their words seemed to the apostles angels, who said that he was alive.
as idle tales, and they were not Then some among us went to the 24 12 believed. But Peter arose and tomb, and found even so as the
ran to the sepulchre, and when he women had said ; but him they
believe all that the prophets have for their 13 And behold ! two of his dis spoken. Was it not necessary then slowness in Jesus ap- ciples were going on that day to that the Christ should suffer these believing. pears to
to a village called Emmaus, which is things to enter into his glory?" 26 ciples go- distant from Jerusalem about And he began with Moses, and 27 ing to Em- sixty furlongs, and they were went on with them through all the maus,
conversing with each other upon scriptures, explaining from him,
all these things which had hap- and all the prophets, the things 15 pened. And in the midst of their concerning himself. And they 28
conversation and debate, Jesus had now come nigh to the village
came up, and went with them; whicher they were going, and he 16 but their eyes were so affected made a’ show of going further. But 29
by his unusual appearance, that they pressed him, saying, “ Abide
they did not know him again. with us, for it is towards evening, 17 Then he said unto them, " What and the day is far spent. So he
are these things that ye are dis- went in to stay with them. And 30 coursing about with each other, whilst he was at table with them, he
as ye go along, with so sad a took bread, and blessed God, and
whose name was Cleopas, answer- as soon as their eyes were opened,
know the things which have hap-. And they said unto each other, 32 19 there in these days ?” And Jesus “ Did not our heart burn within us
said unto them, 66 What things ?” while he talked with us on the way,
miracles and doctrine before all and returned to Jerusalem, and After dis20 the people. And how our chief found the eleven, and those that him,
priests and rulers gave him up to were with them gathered together, relate the
be condemned to death, and cru- and saying how the Lord had been circum. 21 cified him; but we were in hopes indeed raised up, and had been seen in
that he was about to deliver Is- by Simon. Then these disciples tles. rael, 'And besides all this, to-related what had happened on the 35
Andres ?", explained on the
21 cificcondemnulers how outore, all
From the Roman power.
disciples had not earnestly persuaded him • Meaning to have gone further, if the I to stay