A conspiracy against Christ.
Mark 14:1 After two dayes was [the feaste] of the Passouer, & of vnleuened bread. And the hye priestes and the scribes, sought howe they myght take him by craft, and put hym to death. Mark 14:2 But they sayde: not in the feast day, lest any busines arise among the people.
Precious ointment is poured on his head by a woman.
Mark 14:3 And when he was at Bethanie, in the house of Simon the leper, euen as he sate at meate, there came a woman hauyng an alabaster boxe of very precious oyntment, [called] Narde pisrike, and she brake the boxe, and powred it on his head. Mark 14:4 And there were some, that had indignation within them selues, and sayde: what neded this waste of oyntment? Mark 14:5 For it myght haue ben solde for more then three hundred pence, and haue ben geuen to the poore. And they grudged agaynst her. Mark 14:6 And Iesus sayde: let her alone, why trouble ye her? She hath done a good worke on me. Mark 14:7 For ye haue poore with you alwayes, and whensoeuer ye wyll, ye may do the good: but me haue ye not alwayes. Mark 14:8 She hath done that she coulde: she came aforehande, to annoynt my body to the burying. Mark 14:9 Ueryly I say vnto you, whersoeuer this Gospel shalbe preached, throughout the whole worlde, this also that she hath done, shalbe rehearsed, in remembraunce of her.
Judas selleth his Master for money.
Mark 14:10 And Iudas Iscariot, one of the twelue, went away vnto ye hye priestes, to betray hym vnto them. Mark 14:11 When they hearde that, they were glad, and promised that they woulde geue hym money. And he sought howe he myght conueniently betray hym.
Christ himself foretelleth how he shall be betrayed by one of his disciples:
Mark 14:12 And the first day of vnleuened bread, when they dyd sacrifice the Passouer, his disciples sayde vnto hym: Where wylt thou that we go and prepare, that thou mayest eate the Passouer? Mark 14:13 And he sendeth foorth two of his disciples, and sayth vnto them: Go ye into the citie, & there shall meete you a man bearing a pitcher of water, folowe him. Mark 14:14 And whyther soeuer he goeth in, say ye to the good man of the house, the maister sayth: Where is the ghest chaumber, where I shall eate the Pasouer with my disciples? Mark 14:15 And he wyll shewe you a large vpper chaumber, paued and prepared: there make redy for vs. Mark 14:16 And his disciples went foorth, & came into the citie, & founde as he had sayd vnto them: & they made redy the Passouer. Mark 14:17 And when it was nowe euen tyde, he came with the twelue. Mark 14:18 And as they sate at boord & dyd eate, Iesus sayde: Ueryly I say vnto you, one of you, that eateth with me, shall betray me. Mark 14:19 And they began to be sory, and to say to hym one by one, is it I? And another sayde, is it I? Mark 14:20 He aunswered and sayde vnto them: It is one of the twelue, euen he that dyppeth with me in the platter. Mark 14:21 The sonne of man truely goeth as it is written of hym: but wo to that man by whom the sonne of man is betrayed. Good were it for that man, yf he had neuer ben borne.
after the Passover prepared, and eaten, instituteth his supper:
Mark 14:22 And as they dyd eate, Iesus toke bread: and whe he had blessed, he brake [it] and gaue to them, and sayde: Take, eate, this is my body. Mark 14:23 And he toke the cup, and when he had geuen thankes, he toke it to them: and they all dranke of it. Mark 14:24 And he sayde vnto them: This is my blood, of the newe Testament, which is shed for many. Mark 14:25 Ueryly I say vnto you, I wyll drinke no more of the fruite of the vine, vntyll that day, that I drinke it newe in the kyngdome of God.
declareth aforehand the flight of all his disciples, and Peter's denial.
Mark 14:26 And when they had praysed [God,] they went out into ye mount of Oliues. Mark 14:27 And Iesus sayth vnto them: All ye shalbe offended because of me this nyght. For it is written: I wyll smyte the sheepehearde, and the sheepe shalbe scattered. Mark 14:28 But after that I am risen agayne, I wyll go into Galilee before you. Mark 14:29 Peter sayde vnto hym: And though all men be offended, yet [wyll] not I. Mark 14:30 And Iesus sayth vnto hym: Ueryly I say vnto thee, that this day, euen, in this night, before the cocke crowe twise, thou shalt deny me three tymes. Mark 14:31 But he spake more vehemently: no, yf I shoulde dye with thee, I wyll not deny thee. Likewise also sayde they all. Mark 14:32 And they came into a place which was named Gethsemani, and he sayth to his disciples: Sit ye heare, whyle I shall pray. Mark 14:33 And he taketh with hym, Peter, and Iames, and Iohn, and began to waxe abasshed, and to be in an agonie. Mark 14:34 And sayth vnto them: My soule is heauie, euen vnto the death, tarry ye here and watche. Mark 14:35 And he went foorth a litle, and fell flat on the grounde, and prayed: that yf it were possible, the houre myght passe from hym. Mark 14:36 And he sayde: Abba father, all thynges are possible vnto thee, take away this cup from me. Neuerthelesse, not that I wyll: but that thou [wylt, be done.] Mark 14:37 And he came & founde them slepyng, and sayth vnto Peter: Simon, slepest thou? Couldest not thou watche one houre? Mark 14:38 Watche ye, and pray, lest ye enter into temptation: the spirite truely is redy, but the fleshe is weake. Mark 14:39 And agayne he went asyde, & prayed, and spake the same wordes. Mark 14:40 And he returned, and founde them a slepe agayne. For their eyes were heauie: neither wist they what to aunswere hym. Mark 14:41 And he came the thirde tyme, & sayde vnto them: slepe hencefoorth, and take your ease, it is inough: The houre is come, beholde, the sonne of man is betrayed into the handes of sinners. Mark 14:42 Ryse vp, let vs go: Lo, he that betrayeth me, is at hande.
Judas betrayeth him with a kiss.
Mark 14:43 And immediatly whyle he yet spake, commeth Iudas, which was one of the twelue, and with hym a great number of people, with swordes & staues, from the hye priestes, and scribes, and elders. Mark 14:44 And he that betrayed hym, had geuen them a general token, saying: Who soeuer I do kysse, that same is he, take hym, and leade hym away warely. Mark 14:45 And assoone as he was come, he goeth strayghtway to hym, and sayth vnto hym: Maister, Maister, and kissed hym.
He is apprehended in the garden,
Mark 14:46 And they layde their handes on hym, and toke hym. Mark 14:47 And one of them that stoode by, drewe out a sworde, & smote a seruaunt of the hye priest, and cut of his eare. Mark 14:48 And Iesus aunswered, and saide vnto them: Ye be come out as vnto a thiefe with swordes and with staues, for to take me. Mark 14:49 I was dayly with you in the temple, teachyng, and ye toke me not, [but these thynges come to passe,] that the Scriptures shoulde be fulfylled. Mark 14:50 And they all forsooke hym, & ranne away. Mark 14:51 And there folowed hym, a certayne young man, clothed in lynnen vpon the bare: and the young men caught hym. Mark 14:52 And he left his lynnen garment, and fled from them naked.
Mark 14:53 And they ledde Iesus away to the hyest priest, and with hym came all the hye priestes, and the elders, and the scribes. Mark 14:54 And Peter folowed hym a great way of, euen tyl he was come into the palace of the hye priest, and he sate with the seruauntes, and warmed hym selfe at the fyre.
falsely accused, and impiously condemned by the Jews' council:
Mark 14:55 And the hye priestes, and all the councell sought for witnesse agaynst Iesus, to put hym to death, and founde none. Mark 14:56 For many bare false witnesse agaynst hym, but their witnesse agreed not together. Mark 14:57 And there arose certayne, and brought false witnesse agaynst hym, saying. Mark 14:58 We hearde hym say: I wyll destroy this temple that is made with handes, and within three dayes I wyll buylde another, made without handes. Mark 14:59 But yet their witnesse agreed not together. Mark 14:60 And the hye priest stoode vp amongest them, and asked Iesus, saying: Aunswerest thou nothyng? Howe is it that these beare witnesse agaynst thee? Mark 14:61 But he helde his peace, & aunswered nothyng. Agayne, the hyest priest asked hym, and sayde vnto hym: Art thou Christe, the sonne of the blessed? Mark 14:62 And Iesus sayde, I am: And ye shall see the sonne of man sittyng on the ryght hande of power, and commyng in the cloudes of heauen. Mark 14:63 Then the hye priest rent his clothes, and sayde: What neede we any further witnesses? Mark 14:64 Ye haue hearde blasphemie: what thinke ye? And they all condemned him to be worthy of death.
shamefully abused by them:
Mark 14:65 And some began to spyt at hym, and to couer his face, and to beate hym with fistes, and to say vnto hym, prophecie. And the seruauntes dyd beate hym with roddes.
and thrice denied of Peter.
Mark 14:66 And as Peter was beneath in the palace, there came one of the wenches of the hyest priest: Mark 14:67 And when she sawe Peter warmyng hym selfe, she loketh on hym, and sayth: And thou also wast with Iesus of Nazareth. Mark 14:68 And he denyed, saying: I knowe hym not, neither wote I what thou sayest. And he went out into the porche, and the cocke crewe. Mark 14:69 And a damsell, when she sawe hym agayne, began to say to the that stoode by, this is one of them. Mark 14:70 And he denyed it agayne. And anone after, they that stoode by, sayde agayne to Peter: Surely, thou art one of the, for thou art of Galilee, and thy speache agreeth therto. Mark 14:71 But he began to curse, and to sweare, [saying]: I knowe not this man of whom ye speake. Mark 14:72 And the seconde tyme the cocke crewe, & Peter remembred the worde that Iesus sayde vnto hym, before the cocke crowe twise, thou shalt deny me three tymes: And he began to weepe.