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Christ's agony in the garden.

He is betrayed by Judas. 37 For I say unto you, that 48 But Jesus said unto him, this that is written must yet Judas, betrayest thou the Son be accomplished in me, And of man with a kiss ? he was reckoned among the 49 When they which were transgressors : for the things about him, saw what would folconcerning me have an end. low, they said unto him, Lord,

38 And they said, Lord, be- shall we smite with the sword? hold, here are two swords. And 50 And one of them smote he said unto them, It is enough. I the servant of the high priest,

39 | And he came out, and ! and cut off his right ear. went, as he was wont, to the 51 And Jesus answered and mount of Olives; and his disci- said, Suffer ye thus far. And he ples also followed him.

touched his ear, and healed him. 40 And when he was at the 52 Then Jesus said unto the place, he said unto them, Pray chief priests, and captains of that ye enter notinto temptation. the temple, and the elders which

41 And he was withdrawn were come to him, Be ye come from them about a stone's cast, out as against a thief, with and kneeled down, and prayed, swords and staves ?

42 Saying, Father, if thou bé 53 When I was daily with willing, remove this cup from you in the temple, ye stretched me: nevertheless, not my will, forth no hands against me: but but thine, be done.

this is your hour, and the power 43 And there appeared an of darkness. angel unto him from heaven, 54 | Then took they him, strengthening him.

and led him, and brought himn 44 And being in an agony, he into the high priest's house. prayed more earnestly: and his And Peter followed afar off. sweat was as it were great 55 And when they had kindrops of blood falling down to dled a fire in the midst of the

hall, and were set down to45 And when he rose up from gether, Peter sat down among prayer, and was come to his them. disciples, he found them sleep- 56 But a certain maid beheld ing for sorrow,

him as he sat by the fire, and 46 And said unto them, Why earnestly looked upon him, and sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye said, This man was also with enter into temptation.

him. 47 | And while he yet spake, 57 And he denied him, saying, behold a multitude, and he that Woman, I know him not. was called Judas, one of the 58 And after a little while antwelve, went before them, and other saw him, and said, Thou drew near unto Jesus to kiss art also of them. And Peter him.

said, Man, I am not.

the ground

12 Herod

him: Before the cock crow, thou AND the whole multitude of

Peter thrice denieth Christ. CHAP. XXIII. Jesus is accused before Pilate.

59 And about the space of | And he said unto them, Ye say one hour after, another confi- that I am. dently affirmed, saying, Of a 71 And they said, What need truth this fellow also was with we any further witness ? for we him; for he is a Galilean. ourselves have heard of his own

60 And Peter said, Man, Imouth. know not what thou sayest.

CHAP. XXIII. And immediately, while he yet

1 Jesus is accused before Pilate, and sent to

Herod. 8 Herod mocketh him. spake, the cock crew.

and Pilate are made friends. 13 Barrahas 61 And the Lord turned, and is desired of the people, and is looscd by Pi

late, and Jesus is given to be crucified. 27 looked upon Peter. And Peter He telleth the women, that lament him, the remembered the word of the

destruction of Jerusalem : 34 prayeth for

his enemies. 39 Two evil-doers are crucified Lord, how he had said unto with him. 46 His death. 50 His burial.

thou shalt deny .

62 And Peter went out and unto Pilate. wept bitterly.

2 And they began to accuse 63 | And the men that held him, saying, We found this felJesus, mocked him, and smote lon perverting the nation, and him.

forbidding to give tribute to 64 And when they had blind- Cesar, saying, that he himself folded him, they struck him on is Christ, a king. the face, and asked him, saying, 3 And Pilate asked him, sayProphesy, who is it that smote ing, Art thou the King of the thee?

Jews ? And he answered him 65 And many other things blas- and said, Thou sayest it. phemously spake they against 4 Then said Pilate to the him.

chief priests, and to the people, 66 | And as soon as it was I find no fault in this man. day, the elders of the people, 5 And they were the more and the chief priests, and the fierce, saying, He stirreth up scribes came together, and led the people, teaching throughhim into their council, saying, out all Jewry, beginning from 67 Art thou the Christ? | Galilee to this place.

And he said unto 6 When Pilate heard of them, If I tell you, ye will not Galilee, he asked whether the believe.

man were a Galilean. 68 And if I also ask you, ye

7 And as soon as he knew will not answer me, nor let mego. that he belonged unto Herod's

69 Hereafter shall the Son of jurisdiction, he sent him to man sit on the right hand of Herod, who himself was also the power of God.

at Jerusalem at that time. 70 Then said they all, Art 8 And when Herod saw thou then the Son of God ? | Jesus, he was exceeding glad :

tell us.

Herod and Pilate made friends.


Barabbas is released.

for he was desirous to see him 19 (Who, for a certain sedition for a long season, because he had made in the city, and for murheard many things of him; and der, was cast into prison.) he hoped to have seen some 20 Pilate therefore, willing miracle done by him.

to release Jesus, spake again to 9 Then he questioned with them. him in many words ; but he 21 But they cried, saying, answered him nothing

Crucify him, crucify him. 10 And the chief priests and 22 And he said unto them scribes stood and vehemently the third time, Why, what evil accused him.

hath he done? I have found 11 And Herod with his men no cause of death in him ; I of war set him at nought, and will therefore chastise him, and mocked him, and arrayed him let him go. in a gorgeous robe, and sent 23 And they were instant him again to Pilate.

with loud voices, requiring that 12 T And the same day Pilate he might be crucified : and the and Herod were made friends voices of them, and of the chief together; for before they were priests prevailed. at enmity between themselves. 24 And Pilate gave sentence

13 | And Pilate, when he had that it should be as they recalled together the chief priests, quired. and the rulers

, and the people, 25 And he released unto them 14 Said unto them, Ye have him that for sedition and murbrought this man unto me, as der was cast into prison, whom one that perverteth the people: they had desired; but he deand behold, I, having examin- livered Jesus to their will. ed him before you, have found 26 And as they led him no fault in this man, touching away, they laid hold upon one those things whereof ye accuse Simon a Cyrenian, coming out

of the country, and on him they 15 No, nor yet Herod : for I laid the cross, that he might sent you to him; and lo, noth- bear it after Jesus. ing worthy of death is done 27 And there followed him unto him:

a great company of people, and 16 I will therefore chastise of women, which also bewailed him, and release him.

and lamented him. 17 (For of necessity he must 28 But Jesus turning unto release one unto them at the them, said, Daughters of Jerufeast.)

salem, weep not for me, but 18 And they cried out all weep for yourselves, and for at once, saying, Away with your children. this man, and release unto us 29 For behold, the days are Barabbas:

coming, in the which they shall



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The crucifixion and

death of Christ. say, Blessed are the barren, and thou fear God, seeing thou art the wombs that never bare, and in the same condemnation?

which never gave suck. 41 And we indeed justly ; for 30 Then shall they begin to we receive the due reward of say to the mountains, Fall on our deeds : but this man hath us; and to the hills, Cover us. done nothing amiss.

31 For if they do these things 42 And he said unto Jesus, in a green tree, what shall be Lord, remember me when thou done in the dry?

comest into thy kingdom. 32 And there were also two 43 And Jesus said unto him, others, malefactors, led with him Verily, I say unto thee, To-day to be put to death.

shalt thou be with me in para33 And when they were come dise. to the place which is called 44 And it was about the sixth Calvary, there they crucified hour, and there was a darkness him, and the malefactors; one over all the earth until the ninth on the right hand, and the other hour. on the left.

45 And the sun was darken34 Then said Jesus, Father, ed, and the vail of the temple forgive them: for they know not was rent in the midst. what they do. And they parted 46 And when Jesus had his raiment, and cast lots. cried with a loud voice, he said,

35 And the people stood be- Father, into thy hands I comholding. And the rulers also mend my spirit: and having with them derided him, saying, said thus, he gave up the ghost. He saved others ; let him save - 47 Now when the centurion himself, if he be Christ, the saw what was done, he glorified chosen of God.

God, saying, Certainly this was 36 And the soldiers also mock- a righteous man. ed him, coming to him, and of- 48 And all the people that fering him vinegar,

came together to that sight, be37 And saying, If thou be the holding the things which were King of the Jews, save thyself

. done, smote their breasts and 38 And a superscription also returned. was written over him, in letters 49 And all his acquaintance, of Greek, and Latin, and He- and the women that followed brew, THIS IS THE KING him from Galilee, stood afar OF THE JEWS.

off, beholding these things. 39 And one of the male- 50 | And behold, there was factors, which were hanged, rail- a man named Joseph, a couned on him, saying, If thou be sellor: and he was a good man, Christ, save thyself and us,

and a just : 40 But the other answering, 51 (The same had not conrebuked him, saying, Dost not l sented to the counsel and deed

Christ's resurrection is




declared by two angels. of them :) he was of Arimathea, 4 And it came to pass, a city of the Jews; who also they were much perplexed therehimself waited for the kingdom about, behold, two men stood of God.

by them in shining garments. 52 This man went unto Pi- 5 And as they were afraid, late, and begged the body of and bowed down their faces to

the earth, they said unto them, 53 And he took it down, and Why seek ye the living among wrapped it in linen, and laid it the dead? in a sepulchre that was hewn in 6 He is not here, but is risen. stone, wherein never man before Remember how he spake unto was laid.

you when he was yet in Gal54 And that day was the ilee, preparation, and the sabbath 7 Saying, The Son of man drew on.

must be delivered into the hands 55 And the women also, which of sinful men, and be crucified, came with him from Galilee, and the third day rise again. followed after, and beheld the 8 And they remembered his sepulchre, and how his body words, was laid.

119 9 And returned from the 56 And they returned, and sepulchre, and told all these prepared spices and ointments; things unto the eleven, and to and rested the sabbath-day, ac- all the rest. cording to the commandment. 10 It was Mary Magdalene,

and Joanna, and Mary the

mother of James, and other 1 Christ's resurrection is declared by two angels to the women that come to the sepul women that were with them, chre. 9 These report it to others. 13 Christ which told these things unto kimself appeareth to the two disciples that went to Emmaus : 36 afterward he uppear

the apostles. eth to the apostles, and reproveth their un- 11 And their words seemed to belief: 47 giveth them a charge : iseth the Holy Ghost: 61 and so ascendeth them as idle tales, and they

believed them not. NOW upon the first day of

12 Then arose Peter, and ran the week, very early in the unto the sepulchre, and stoopmorning, they came unto the ing down, he beheld the linen sepulchre, bringing the spices clothes laid by themselves, and which they had prepared, and departed, wondering in himcertain others with them.

self at that which was come to 2 And they found the stone pass. rolled away from the sepul- 13 | And behold, two of chre.

them went that same day to a 3 And they entered in, and village called Emmaus, which found not the body of the Lord was from Jerusalem about threeJesus.

score furlongs.


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into heaven.

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