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A. D. 33.

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Christ's agony in the garden.

righteous Father, the world hath not known J. 17. "thee: but I have known thee, and these have


known that thou hast sent me. And I have 26

declared unto them thy name, and will declare "it: that the love wherewith thou hast loved "me may be in them, and I in them."

129. Christ's agony in the garden.


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AND when they had sung an hymn, they went a 2 Sam. out over the brook Cedron, into the mount of Olives. Then cometh Jesus with them unto a place called Gethsemane, where was a garden, into the which he entered, and his disciples. J. 18. 1 And he saith unto the disciples, "Sit ye here, M". 26. "while I go and pray yonder." And he took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be sorrowful and very heavy. Then saith he unto them, "My soul is exceed-38 ing sorrowful, even unto death: tarry ye here, and watch with me." And he went a little 39 Heb. 5.7. farther, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, "O my Father, if it be possible, let this


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"will, but as thou wilt." And when he rose up L. 22.45 from prayer, and was come to his disciples, he found them sleeping for sorrow. And he saith MTM. 26. unto Peter, "What, could ye not watch with 40 Ephes. 6. " me one hour? watch and pray, that ye en- 41 "ter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is

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willing, but the flesh is weak." He went away 42 again the second time, and prayed, saying, “O my Father, if this cup may not pass away "from me, except I drink it, thy will be done." And he came and found them asleep again, (for Mk. 14. their eyes were heavy,) neither wist they what to answer him. And he left them, and went M". 26. prayed the third time, saying And there appeared an angel L. 22.43

away again, and
the same words.



Heb. 5.7. unto him from heaven, strengthening him. And 44 being in an agony he prayed more earnestly:

Judas betrayeth him.


and his sweat was it were great drops of blood A. D. 33. M. 26. falling down to the ground. Then cometh he to 45 his disciples, and saith unto them, "Sleep on "now, and take your rest: behold, the hour is “at hand, and the Son of man is betrayed into 46 "the hands of sinners. Rise, let us be going: behold, he is at hand that doth betray me."

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130. Judas betrayeth Jesus.


AND while he yet spake, lo, Judas, (which Acts 1. 16. betrayed him, for he knew the place: for Jesus J. 18. 2 ofttimes resorted thither with his disciples) one of the twelve, came, and with him a great multitude with lanterns and torches and swords and

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J. 18. 32 staves, from the chief priests and elders of the people. Jesus therefore, knowing all things that should come upon him, went forth, and said unto them, "Whom seek ye?" They answered him, Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus saith unto them, "I am he." And Judas also, which betrayed 6 him, stood with them. As soon then as he had said unto them, "I am he," they went back7 ward, and fell to the ground. Then asked he them again, "Whom seek ye?" And they said, 8 Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus answered, "I have "told you that I am he: if therefore ye seek 9"me, let these go their way:" that the saying might be fulfilled, which he spake, "Of them MTM. 26. " which thou gavest me have I lost none.” Now 48 he that betrayed him gave them a sign, saying,

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49 him fast. And forthwith he came to Jesus, and 50 said, Hail, Master; and kissed him. And Jesus said unto him, "Friend, wherefore art thou L. 22.48" come? Judas, betrayest thou the Son of man & 55. 13. J. 18." with a kiss?" Then the band and the captain 12 and officers of the Jews took Jesus, and bound him.


When they which were about him saw what

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Peter smiteth off Malchus' ear.

A. D. 33. would follow, they said unto him, Lord, shall

we smite with the sword? Then Simon Peter J. 18. having a sword drew it, and smote the high 10 priest's servant, and cut off his right ear. The servant's name was Malchus. Then said Jesus 11 unto Peter, “Put up thy sword into the sheath: "the cup which my Father hath given me, shall Gen. 9.6. "I not drink it? for all they that take the M. 26. "sword shall perish with the sword. Thinkest 52, 53 "thou that I cannot now pray to my Father,



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* 2 Kin. 6. " and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels? but how then shall 54 "the scriptures be fulfilled, that thus it must "be?" And he touched Malchus' ear, and heal- L. 22. ed him.

f Is. 53. 7, &c.



Then Jesus said unto the chief priests, and 52 captains of the temple, and the elders, which were come to him, “Be ye come out, as against 2 thief, with swords and staves? when I was 53 daily with you in the temple, ye stretched "forth no hands against me: but this is your "hour, and the power of darkness." Then all M". 26. the disciples forsook him, and fled.



And there followed him a certain young man, M. 14. having a linen cloth cast about his naked body; 51 and the young men laid hold on him: and 52 he left the linen cloth, and fled from them


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131. Jesus is brought before Annas and Caiaphas.

Peter denies him thrice.

AND they led him away to Annas first; for A. D. 33. he was father in law to Caiaphas, which was the 14 high priest that same year. Now Caiaphas was he, which gave counsel to the Jews, that it was expedient that one man should die for the 24 people. Now Annas had sent him bound unto 15 Caiaphas the high priest. And Simon Peter followed Jesus, and so did another disciple: that disciple was known unto the high priest, and went in with Jesus into the palace of the high 16 priest. But Peter stood at the door without. Then went out that other disciple, which was known unto the high priest, and spake unto her that kept the door, and brought in Peter. 18 And the servants and officers stood there, who had made a fire of coals; for it was cold: and they warmed themselves: and Peter stood with M". 26. them, and warmed himself. And [Peter] went 58 in, and sat with the servants, to see the end. Mk. 14. And as Peter was beneath in the palace, 66 there cometh the damsel that kept the door. J. 18. 17 And when she saw Peter warming himself, she M*. 14. looked upon him, and said, Art not thou also 67 one of this man's disciples? But he denied, J. 18. 17 saying, I know not, neither understand I what M. 14. thou sayest. And he went out into the porch; 68 and the cock crew.


69 And a maid saw him again, and began to


say to them that stood by, This is one of them. 70 And he denied it again. And about the space L. 22.59 of one hour after, they that stood by said again M*. 14. to Peter, Surely thou art one of them: a for a Acts 2.7. 70 thou art a Galilæan, and thy speech agreeth 71 thereto. But he began to curse and to swear, saying, I know not this man of whom ye speak. And immediately, while he yet spake, the

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Jesus confesseth himself

A. D. 33. second time the cock crew. And the Lord M. 14. turned, and looked upon Peter. And Peter 72 called to mind the word that Jesus said unto

him, "Before the cock crow twice, thou shalt


deny me thrice." And he went out, and wept M". 26. bitterly.

132. Jesus questioned before Caiaphas, and after-
ward before the whole Jewish council, con-
fesseth himself to be the Christ, and is pro-
nounced guilty of death.


THE high priest then asked Jesus of his dis- J. 18. ciples, and of his doctrine. Jesus answered him, 19, 20 "I spake openly to the world; I ever taught "in the synagogue, and in the temple, whither "the Jews always resort; and in secret have "I said nothing. Why askest thou me? ask 21 "them which heard me, what I have said unto "them: behold, they know what I said." And 22 when he had thus spoken, one of the officers Jer. 20. 2. which stood by a struck Jesus with the palm of Acts 23.2. his hand, saying, Answerest thou the high priest so? Jesus answered him, "If I have spoken 23 "evil, bear witness of the evil: but if well, why "smitest thou me?"

bActs 4.26. See Acts 22.5.


And as soon as it was day, the elders of L. 22. the people and the chief priests and the scribes 66 came together, and led him into their council. And the chief priests and all the council sought M3. 14. for witness against Jesus to put him to death ; 55 and found none. For many bare false witness 56 against him, but their witness agreed not together. And there arose certain, and bare false 57 witness against him, saying, We heard him say, 58 I will destroy this temple that is made with hands, and within three days I will build an-. other made without hands. But neither so did 59 their witness agree together. And the high 60 priest stood up in the midst, and asked Jesus, saying, Answerest thou nothing? what is it

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