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prayer, he came to his disciples, servant saw him, as he sat by and found them asleep from the fire, and earnestly looking grief; 46 and he said to them, upon him, said, " This man al" Why sleep ye? rise and pray, so was with him.” 57 But he de that ye enter not into tempta- nied [him], saying, Woman, tion.”
I know him not." 58 And after 47 And while he was yet a short time another seeing him, speaking, behold a multitude; said, 66 Thou also art one of and he that was called Judas, them." And Peter said, “ Man, one of the twelve, went before I am not.” 59 And about the them, and drew near to Jesus, space of one hour after, another to kiss him. 48 And Jesus said strongly affirmed, saying, " In to him, “ Judas, deliverest thou truth this man also was with up the Son of man with a kiss ?” him : for he is a Galilean." 60
49 And when those that were And Peter said, “ Man, I know about Jesus saw what would fol. nothing of what thou sayest." low, they said to him, “ Master, And forthwith, while he was yet shall we smite with the sword ?" speaking, the cock crew.* 61 50 And one of them smote the And the Lord turned, and lookservant of the high-priest, and ed upon Peter. And Peter calcut off his right ear. 51 But led to remembrance the word Jesus speaking, said, “ Let this of the Lord, that he had said to suffice.” And touching his ear, him, “ Before the cock crow, he healed him.
thou wilt deny me thrice.” 62 52 Then Jesus said to the And he went out, and wept bitchief-priests, and officers of the terly. temple, and the elders, who 63 AND the men that held came to him, “ Are ye come Jesus derided him, and smote out as against a robber, with him. 64 And having blindfolded swords and clubs ? 53 When I him, they smote him on the was daily with you in the tem- face, and asked him, saying, ple, ye did not stretch forth “ Prophesy, Who is he that your hands against me: but this struck thee ?"
65 And many is your hour, and the power of other things they blasphem darkness.”
ously spake against him. 54 Then they took him, and 66 AND as soon as it was day, led him away, and brought [him] the elders of the people, and the into the high-priest's house. chief priests and the scribes asAnd Peter followed at a dis- sembled, and brought him into tance. 55 And when they had their council; 67 saying, “If kindled a fire in the midst of the thou be the Christ, tell us." hall, and were sitting down to. And he said to them, “ If I tell gether, Peter sat down among you, ye will not believe: 68 them. 56 And a certain maid- and if I also ask you, ye will not
* i. e. the crumpet sounded.
answer me; nor release me. 69 she questioned him in many Hereafter the Son of man will words; but he answered him sit on the right hand of the nothing. 10 And the chiefpower of God.” 70 And they all priests and the scribes stood said, “ Art thou then the Son of and clamorously accused him. God?” And he said to them, | 11 And Herod with his soldiers, “ Ye say truly; for I am.” 71 despised and derided him, and Then they said, “ What further having arrayed him in gorgeneed have we of testimony? for ous apparel, sent him again to ve ourselves have heard from Pilate. 12 And on that day Pihis own mouth."
late and Herod were made CH. XXIII. 1 And the whole friends together: for before they multitude of them rising up, had been at enmity between they conducted him to Pilate. themselves. 2 And they began to accuse 13 And Pilate, having called him, saying, “We found this together the chief-priests and man perverting the nation, and the rulers and the people, 14 forbidding to give tribute to said to them, “ Ye have brought Cesar, saying, that he himself to me this man, as one who peris Christ, a king." 3 And Pilate verteth the people: and, behold, asked him, saying,
“ Art thou I have examined him before you, the king of the Jews ?" And he and have found nothing faulty answering him, said, “ Thou in this man concerning those sayest truly.” 4 Then Pilate things of which ye accuse him : said to the chief-priests and to 15 no, nor Herod : for I sent the multitudes, “I find nothing you to him:* and, behold, nofaulty in this man.” 5 But they thing worthy of death hath been were the more violent, saying, done by him: 16 I will there "He stirreth up the people, fore chastise him, and release teaching throughout all Judea, him.” 17 [For it was necessary having began from Galilee, to that he should release one this place. 6 Now when Pilate them at the feast.] heard of Galilee, he asked 18 But the whole multitude whether the man were a Gali- cried out at once, saying, “ Delean. 7 And ascertaining that stroy this man, and release to us he belonged to Herod's juris- Barabbas :" 19 (who for a cerdiction, he sent him to Herod, tain insurrection raised in the who himself also was in Jeru- city, and for murder, had been salem at that time.
cast into prison.) 20 Pilate 8 And Herod seeing Jesus, therefore, desiring to release he was very glad: for he had Jesus, spake again to them. 21 long desired to see him, because But they cried aloud, saying, he had heard [many things] of " Crucify him, crucify him." him; and he hoped to see some 22 And he said to them a third miracle done by him. 9 Then time, “But what evil hath he
* Some valuable copies read, " for be sent him back to us,"
done? I have found no cause to the place which is called of death in him: I will there- Calvary, * there they crucified fore chastise him, and release him; and the malefactors; one him.” 23 But they were urgent on his right hand, and the other with loud voices, requesting on his left
. 34 Then said Jesus, that he might be crucified : and “ Father, forgive them: for they the voices of them and of the know not what they do." And chief.priests prevailed. 24 So they parted among them his Pilate adjudged that their re- garments, and cast lots. quest should be granted : 25 and 35 And the people stood be. released him, who for insurrec-holding. And the rulers also, tion and murder had been cast [together with them] scoffed at into prison, whom they had re-him, saying, “ He saved others; quested; but surrendered Jesus let him save himself, if he be the to their will.
Christ, the chosen of God." 36 26 And as they led him away, And the soldiers also derided they laid hold on one Simon, a him, coming to him, and offerCyrenian, coming out of the ing him vinegar, 37 and saying, country; and on him they laid " If thou be the king of the the cross, that he might carry it Jews, save thyself.”. 38 And after Jesus. 27 And there follow there was also an inscription ed him a great multitude of the over him, written in Greek, and people, and of women who also] Latin, and Hebrew, This Is THE lamented and bewailed him. 28 But Jesus turning to them, 39 Then one of the malefacsaid, “ Daughters of Jerusalem, tors that were crucified, reviled weep not for me, but weep for him, saying, “If thou be the yourselves, and for your chil. Christ, save thyself and us." dren. 29 For, behold, the days 0 But the other answering, are coming, in which it will be rebuked him, saying, “Dost said, "Happy are the barren, not thou fear God, since thou and the wombs that never bare, art in the same condemnation and the breasts which never 41 and we indeed justly ; for gave suck.' 30 Then they will we receive the due reward of begin to say to the mountains, our deeds: but this man hath Fall on us;' and to the hills, done nothing amiss." 42 Thea • Cover us.' 31 For if these he said to Jesus, “ Lord rememthings be done to the green tree, ber me when thou comest into what will be done to the dry ?" thy kingdom.” 43 And Jesus 32 And two others also, who were said to him, “ Verily I tell thee, malefactors, were led with him To-day thou shalt be with me is to be put to death.
paradise.”+ 33 And when they were come 44 And it was about the sixth • Gr. K gavion, called in Hebrew Golgotha, i. e. a place of sculls. + In the state of the virtuous dead; who, though in their graves, are alive to God. See Luke “ This verse was wanting in the copies of Marcion and other reputed beretics ; and in sommt
KING OF THE JEWS.
XI. 38, and the note there.
hour, and there was darkness | held the tomb, and how his over the whole land, until the body was laid. 56 And they reninth hour: 45 and the sun was turned, and prepared spices darkened; and the veil of the and ointments; and rested on temple was rent in the midst. the sabbath, according to the 46 And Jesus crying out with commandment. a loud voice, said, “ Father, into Ch. XXIV. 1 But on the first thy hands I commit my spirit.”* day of the week, very early in and having said thus, he ex- the morning, they came to the pired.
tomb, bringing the spices which 47 Now the centurion ob- they had prepared, (and some serving what had happened, other women with them.] glorified God, saying, ,
2 And they found the stone tainly this was a righteous rolled away from the tomb : 3 man.” 48 And all the multi- and having entered, they found tudes who came together to not the body of the Lord Jesus. that sight, seeing the things 4 And it came to pass that as which were done, smote (their) they were much perplexed at breasts, and returned. 49 And this circumstance, behold, two all his acquaintance, and the men stood by them in shining women that had followed him garments. 5 And as they were from Galilee, stood at a dis- afraid, and bowed down their tance, beholding these things. faces to the earth, the men said
50 AND, lo, there was a man to them, Why seek ye bim named Joseph, a senator; a that is living, among those that good and righteous man: 51 are dead? 6 He is not here, (this man had not consented to but is risen. Remember how he their counsel and deed: he was spake to you, when he was yet of Arimathea, a city of the Jews; in Galilee ; 7 saying, 'The Son and himself also looked for the of man must be delivered up reign of God:) 52 this man into the hands of sinners, and went to Pilate, and asked the be crucified, and the third day body of Jesus. 53 And he took arise from the dead.'” t down and wrapped it in linen, 8 And they remembered his and laid it in a tomb hewn in words; 9 and returned from the stone, in which no one had ever | tomb, and reported all these yet been laid. 54 And that day things to the eleven, and to all was the preparation-day; [and] the rest. 10 Now it was Mary the sabbath approached. Magdalene, and Joanna, and
55 And the women [also] Mary the mother of James, and who had come with him from the other women that were with Galilee, followed after, and be- | them, who told these things to
the older copies in the time of Origen: nor is it cited either by Justin, Irenæus, or Tertullian; bough the two former have quoted almost every text in Luke which relates to the crucifixion; an Tertullian wrote concerning the intermediate state. See Evanson's Diss. p. 28.” Iin. ler. note.
my breath or life. See Luke viü. 55.
the apostles. 11 And their deem Israel; and besides all words seemed to them as, idle this, to-day is the third day tales; and they believed them since these things were done. not.
22 Moreover, some women also 12 But Peter arose, and ran of our company, who were earto the tomb; and when he had ly at the tomb, have astonished stooped down, he beheld only us; 23 for not finding his body, the linen bands, lying by them- they returned, saying that they selves, and went home wonder- had even seen a vision of aning at what had happened. gels, who said that he is alive.
13 And, behold, two of them 24 And some of those who went on that day to a village were with us went to the tomb, called Emmaus; which is dis- and found it thus, even exactly tant from Jerusalem about sixty as the women had said: but furlongs. 14 And they convers- him they saw not.” ed together about all these 25 Then he said to them, “O events. 15 And it came to pass inconsiderate, and slow of heart that, as they were
to believe all which the proing and reasoning, even Jesus phets have spoken! 26 Ought himself approached, and went not the Christ to have suffered along with them. 16 But their these things, and to enter into eyes were so affected, that they his glory?". did not know him.
27 Then beginning from Mo17 And he said to them, ses, and through all the pro" What subjects are these con- phets, he explained to them in cerning which ye confer toge- all the scriptures, the things ther as ye walk? and why are ye concerning himself. dejected ?" 18 And one of them, 28 And they drew near to the whose name was Cleopas, an- village whither they were going; swering, said to him, “ Art thou and he appeared as though he alone such a stranger in Jeru- was going further. 29 But they salem, as to be unacquainted prevented him ; saying, "Abide with the things which have hap- with us : for it is toward even. pened there so lately?"
ing, and the day is far spent." 19 And he said to them, And he went in to abide with “What things ?"
them. And they said to him, “ Those 30 And it came to pass, that concerning Jesus of Nazareth, as he was at meat with them, who was a prophet, mighty in taking the loaf, he blessed God, deed and word before God and and breaking it, he gave all the people : 20 and how the them. 31 And their eyes were chief-priests and our rulers de opened, and they knew him: livered him up to be condemn- and he disappeared from them. ed to death, and have crucified 32 Then they said one to him. 21 But we trusted that it another, “Did not our heart was he who was about to re- I burn within us, while he talk