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(•feat pissed by, blasphemed him, wagging their heads, and faying; " Vah, thou that destroyest the temple of God and in three days bmldest it up again, save thy own self; is thou be. .the Son of God, come down from the cross. In like manner also the chies priest, with the scribes and ancients mocking, said, " He saved others, himself he cannot save; is he be king of Israel, let him now come down from the cross and we will believe him. He trusted in God, jerhim deliver him now is he will have him; for he laid, I am the Son of God." And the self lame thing the thieves also, that were crucified with him, reproached him with. Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the earth, until the ninth hour., and about ther ninth hour Jesus cried with aloud voice, faying: "Eli, Eli, lamma .Sabactheni?" that is,. "My God, my God,, why hast thou sorsaken me?" And some of them that stood there and heard, said, "This man callsth sor Elias. and immediately one of themSunning, took a sponge, and filled it with vinegar, and put on a. reed, and gave it him to drink. And the others said; " Let be, let us see whether Elias will come to deliver him." And behold the veil of the temple was rent in two from the top even to the bottom, and the earth quaked* and the rocks were rent; and the graves. were opened; and many bodies of the sainfs that had slept, arose, and coming out of the. tombs after his resurrection, came into the holy city and . appeared to many. Now the centurion and they that were with him watching Jesos', .'hav1
ihgseen the earth quake and the things that wi re done, were greatly afraid, saying; "In* deed, this was the Son of God."
Moses. Then judas, who betrayed him, seeing that he was condemned, repenting himself; brought bark the thirty pieces of silver to the chies priests and the ancients, faying, " I have tinned, in betraying innocent blood." But they, said, "What is that to us? look thou to it." And calling down the pieces of silver in the temple, he departed: and went and hanged himself. Psalm 41. My enemies speak evil of me; when shall he de, and his name perish? and if he come to see me, 'he speaketh vanity; his heart gathereth iniquity to itself; when he goeth abroad. he telieth itj all that hate me whisper together against me; against me do they devse my hurt. An evil disease, say they, cleaveth sast unto him; and now that he lieth. he shall rise up no more. Yea, my own satnisar friend, in whom I trusted^ which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me. But thou,, O Lord, be merciful un.o me, and raise me up, that I may requite them. By this 1 know that ihou favourest me, because my enemy doth not triumph over me. And as for me, thou upholdest me in myi inte'gfity, and settest me before thy face for ever. lilefsed be the Lord God of Israel, from everlasting, and to everlasting. Amen and Amen." -she accomplishment as this prophecy was fulfilled in the council of our chies priests and ancients, for putting to death the Mefllabj consistent with ourdttitr scriptures, and the treason
znd reprobation ,of Judas, one of the twelve
apostles. Matthew 26th chapter. "And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended all these words, he said to his disciples: You know that after two days shall be the Pasch, and the Son of . mail shall be delivered up to be crucified: then were gathered together the chies priests and the ancients of the people into the palace of the high-priest, who was called Caiphas j and they consulted together, that by subtlety they mighc apprehend Jesus and put him to death. Then went one of the twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, to the chief priests, and he said to them; What will you give me, and I will deliver him unto you? But they appointed him thirty pieces of silver, and from thencesorth he sought opportunity to betray him. And on the first day of the Azymes the disciples came to Jesus, faying; Where wilt thou that we prepare for to eat the Pasch? But Jesus said, Go ye into the city to a certain man, and say to him; The Master faith, my time is near at hand, I will keep the Pasch at thy house with my disciples. And the disciples did as Jesus had appointed them, and they prepared the Pasch. Now when it was evening, he fat down with his twelve disciples, and whdst they were eating, he said; Amen, I say to you, that one of you is about to betray me. And they being very much troubled, began every one to fay, la it I, Lord? But he answering, said; He that dippeth his hand with me in the dish, .the fame shall betray me. The son of man indeed goeth, as it is written of him; but woe Y to
to that man, by whom the son of man shall be betrayed; it were better sor that man is he had not been born. And Judas that betrayed him, answering, said; Is ir I, Rabbi? He faith to him, Thou hast said it. And while they were at supper, Jesus took bread, and blessed, and broke, and gave to his disciples, and said, This is my Body. And taking the chalice he gave thanks j and gave to them, saying, Drink ye all of this* , (ot Ibis is my Blood of the New Testament, which shall be shed sor many sor the remission of sins. And when they had sung a hymn, they went out to mount Olivet, Then Jesus faith to them; All you shall be scandalized in me this night: for it is written; I will strike the lhepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be dispersed. But aster I shall be risen, I will go besore you into Galilee. Then Jesus came with them to a country place, which is called Gethsemani, and he said to his disciples; Sit you here, till I go yonder, and pray. And .taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to grow sorrowsul and to be fad. Then he faith to them; My soul is sorrowsul even unto death; stay you here, and watch with me. And going a little forther, he sell upon his face, praying, and saying, O my Father, is it is possible, let this chalice pass from me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as thou wilt. And he cometh to his disciples and sindeth them asleep, and he faith to Peter; What? could you not watch one hour with me? watch ye and pray, that ye enter not into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh weak. • "y Again, Again, he went the second time and prayed, saying; O my Father, is this chalice may not pass away but I must drink it, thy will be done. And he cometh again, and findeth them afleep, for their eyes were heavy; and leaving them, he went away again, and he prayed , the third time, saying the same words. Then he cometh to his disciples, and saith to them; Sleep on now, and take your rest; behold the hour is at hand, and the son of man shall be betrayed into the hands of sinners. Rise, let us go; behold he is at hand that v/ill betray me. As he yet spoke, behold Judas one of the twelve came, and with him a great multitude with swords and clubs. sent from the chies priests and the ancients of the people; and he that betrayed him, gave them a sign, saying, Whomsoever I shall kiss, that is he, hold him fast. And forthwith doming to Jesus, he said, Hail, Rabbi, and he kissed him. And Jesus said to him, Friend, whereto art thou come? Then they, came up, ^nd laid hands on Jesus, and held him. In that fame hour Jesus said to the multitudes; You are come out as against a robber with swords and clubs to apprehend me j I fat daily with you, teaching in the temple, and you laid not hands on me. Now all this was done, that the scriptures of the prophets might be sulfilled. Then the disciples all leaving him fled away j but they holding Jesus led him to Caiphas the highpriest, where the scribes and the ancients were assembled. Now the chies priests and the whole council sought false witness against Jesus, that they might put him to death j and they found Y 2 none,