The Jews conspire against Christ.
Luke 22:1 The feast of sweete breade drewe nye, which is called the Passouer. Luke 22:2 And ye hie priestes and scribes sought howe they myght kyll hym, for they feared the people.
Satan prepareth Judas to betray him.
Luke 22:3 Then entred Satan into Iudas, whose sirname was Iscariot, whiche was of the number of the twelue. Luke 22:4 And he went his waye, and communed with the hye priestes and officers, howe he myght betray him vnto them. Luke 22:5 And they were glad, and promised to geue him money. Luke 22:6 And he consented, and sought oportunitie to betray him vnto them, when the people were away.
The Apostles prepare the Passover.
Luke 22:7 Then came the day of sweete breade, when [of necessitie] the Passouer must be offered. Luke 22:8 And he sent Peter and Iohn, saying: Go and prepare vs the Passouer, that we may eate. Luke 22:9 They sayde vnto hym: Where wylt thou that we prepare? Luke 22:10 And he sayde vnto them: Beholde, when ye enter into the citie, there shall a man meete you, bearyng a pitcher of water, hym folowe into the same house that he entreth in. Luke 22:11 And ye shall say vnto the good man of the house, the maister saith vnto thee, where is the ghest chamber, where I shall eate ye Passouer with my disciples? Luke 22:12 And he shal shew you an vpper chamber prepared, there make redye. Luke 22:13 And they went, and founde as he had sayde vnto them: and they made redye the Passouer. Luke 22:14 And when the houre was come, he sate downe, & the twelue apostles with hym. Luke 22:15 And he sayde vnto them: I haue earnestly desired to eate this Passouer with you, before that I suffer. Luke 22:16 For I saye vnto you, hencefoorth I wyll not eate of it any more, vntyll it be fulfylled in the kyngdome of God. Luke 22:17 And he toke the cuppe, & gaue thankes, and sayde, Take this, and deuide it aamong you: Luke 22:18 For I say vnto you, I wyll not drinke of the fruite of the vine, vntyll the kyngdome of God come.
Christ instituteth his holy supper:
Luke 22:19 And he toke bread, and when he had geue thankes, he brake [it] and gaue vnto the, saying, This is my body, which is geuen for you: This do in the remembraunce of me. Luke 22:20 Lykewise also, when he had supped, he toke the cuppe, saying: This cuppe is the new testamet in my blood, which is shed for you.
covertly foretelleth of the traitor:
Luke 22:21 Yet beholde, the hande of hym that betrayeth me, is with me on the table. Luke 22:22 And truely the sonne of man goeth as it is appoynted: but wo vnto that man by whom he is betrayed. Luke 22:23 And they began to enquire among them selues, which of them it was that shoulde do it.
dehorteth the rest of his Apostles from ambition:
Luke 22:24 And there was a stryfe among the, which of them shoulde seeme to be the greatest. Luke 22:25 And he saide vnto them: The kinges of nations raigne ouer them, and they that haue aucthoritie vpo them, are called gracious Lordes. Luke 22:26 But ye shall not be so. But he that is greatest among you, shalbe as the younger, and he that is chiefe, shalbe as he that doth minister. Luke 22:27 For whether is greater, he that sitteth at meate, or he that serueth? Is not he that sitteth at meate? But I am among you, as he that ministreth. Luke 22:28 Ye are they, which haue bydden with me in my temptations. Luke 22:29 And I appoynt vnto you a kingdome, as my father hath appoynted vnto me. Luke 22:30 That ye may eate and drynke at my table in my kyngdome, & sit on seates iudgyng the twelue tribes of Israel.
assureth Peter his faith should not fail,
Luke 22:31 And the Lord saide: Simon, Simon, beholde Satan hath desired to sift you, as it were wheate: Luke 22:32 But I haue prayed for thee, that thy fayth fayle not: And when thou art couerted, strength thy brethren. Luke 22:33 And he sayde vnto him: Lord I am redy to go with thee into pryson, and to death.
and yet he should deny him thrice.
Luke 22:34 And he sayde: I tell thee Peter, the Cocke shal not crowe this day, tyll thou hast thryse denyed that thou knewest me. Luke 22:35 And he said vnto them: When I sent you without wallet, and scrippe, and shoes, lacked ye any thyng? And they sayde, no. Luke 22:36 Then saide he vnto them: But nowe he that hath a wallet, let him take it vp, and lykewyse his scrippe: and he that hath none, let him sell his coate, and bye a sworde. Luke 22:37 For I say vnto you, that yet the same whiche is written, must be perfourmed in me: Euen among the wicked was he reputed. For those thynges whiche are written of me, haue an ende. Luke 22:38 And they sayde: Lorde, beholde here are two swordes. And he sayde vnto them, it is enough.
He prayeth in the mount, and sweateth blood:
Luke 22:39 And he came out, and went as he was wont, to mount Oliuete: and the disciples folowed hym. Luke 22:40 And when he came to the place, he sayde vnto them: pray, lest ye fall into temptation. Luke 22:41 And he gate hym selfe from them about a stones caste, and kneeled downe, and prayed, Luke 22:42 Saying: Father, yf thou wylt, remoue this cuppe from me. Neuerthelesse, not my wyl, but thine be fulfilled. Luke 22:43 And there appeared an angell vnto hym from heauen, comfortyng hym. Luke 22:44 And he was in an agonie, and he prayed more earnestly: and his sweat was lyke droppes of blood, tricklyng downe to the grounde. Luke 22:45 And when he rose vp from prayer, and was come to his disciples, he founde the slepyng for heauynesse, Luke 22:46 And sayde vnto them, why slepe ye? Rise, & pray lest ye fall into temptation.
is betrayed with a kiss:
Luke 22:47 Whyle he yet spake, behold [there came] a company, and he that was called Iudas, one of the twelue, went before the, & preassed nye vnto Iesus to kisse hym. Luke 22:48 But Iesus sayde vnto hym: Iudas, betrayest thou the sonne of man with a kisse? Luke 22:49 When they whiche were about hym sawe what woulde folowe, they sayde vnto hym: Lorde, shall we smyte with sworde?
he healeth Malchus' ear:
Luke 22:50 And one of them smote a seruaunt of the hye priest, & stroke of his right eare. Luke 22:51 Iesus aunswered and saide, Suffer ye thus farre foorth. And whe he touched his eare, he healed hym. Luke 22:52 Then Iesus said vnto the hye priestes and rulers of the temple, and the elders which were come to hym: Be ye come out as vnto a thiefe, with swordes and staues? Luke 22:53 When I was dayly with you in the temple, ye stretched foorth no handes agaynst me: But this is euen your very houre, and the power of darknesse.
he is thrice denied of Peter,
Luke 22:54 Then toke they hym, and ledde hym, & brought him to the hye priestes house: and Peter folowed a farre of. Luke 22:55 And when they had kyndeled a fire in the myddes of the hall, and were set downe together, Peter also sate downe among them. Luke 22:56 But when a certayne wenche behelde hym, as he sate by the fire [and earnestlye loked vpon hym] she sayde: This same felowe was also with hym. Luke 22:57 And he denyed hym, saying, woman I knowe hym not. Luke 22:58 And after a litle whyle, another sawe hym, and saide: Thou art also of them. And Peter sayd, man I am not. Luke 22:59 And about the space of an houre after, an other affirmed saying: Ueryly this felowe was with hym also, for he is of Galilee. Luke 22:60 And Peter sayde: Man I wote not what thou sayest. And immediatlye whyle he yet spake, the Cocke crewe. Luke 22:61 And the Lorde turned backe, & loked vpon Peter: And Peter remembred the worde of the Lorde, howe he hadde sayde vnto hym, before the Cocke crowe thou shalt denie me thrise. Luke 22:62 And Peter went out, & wept bitterlye.
Luke 22:63 And the men that helde Iesus, mocked hym, and smote hym. Luke 22:64 And when they had blindfolded him, they stroke hym on the face, and asked him, saying: Arede, who is it that smote thee? Luke 22:65 And many other things blasphemouslye spake they against hym.
and confesseth himself to be the Son of God.
Luke 22:66 And assoone as it was day, the elders of the people, and the hye priestes, and scribes, came together, and led hym into their counsell, saying: Luke 22:67 Art thou [very] Christe, tell vs? And he sayde vnto them: If I tell you, you wyll not beleue: Luke 22:68 And if I aske you, you wyll not aunswere me, nor let me go. Luke 22:69 Hereafter shall the sonne of man sit on the right hand of the power of God. Luke 22:70 Then said they all: Art thou then the sonne of God? He sayde: Ye say yt I am. Luke 22:71 And they sayd? What neede we any further witnesse? For we our selues haue hearde of his owne mouth.