The Jews conspire against Christ.
Luke 22:1 The feast of swete breed drue nye, which is called Easter, Luke 22:2 and the hye Prestes, and Scrybes sought how they myght kyll him, for they feared the people.
Satan prepareth Judas to betray him.
Luke 22:3 Then entred Satan into Iudas, whose syr name was Iscarioth (which was of the nombre of the twelue) Luke 22:4 and he went his waye and communed with the hye prestes and officers, how he myght betraye him to them. Luke 22:5 And they were glad & promysed to geue hym money. Luke 22:6 And he consented, and sought oportunyte to betraye hym vnto them, when the people were awaye.
The Apostles prepare the Passover.
Luke 22:7 Then came the daye of swete breed, when of necessyte Passeouer must be offered. Luke 22:8 And he sent Peter & Iohn, sayinge: go & prepare vs the Passeouer, that we maye eate. Luke 22:9 They sayde vnto him. Where wilt thou, þt we prepare? Luke 22:10 And he sayd vnto them: Beholde, when ye entre into the cytie, ther shall a man mete you, bearynge a pytcher of water, him folowe into the same house that he entreth in, Luke 22:11 and ye shall saye vnto the good man of the house: The master sayeth vnto the: where is þe gest chamber, where I shall eate Passeouer wt my disciples? Luke 22:12 And he shall shewe you a greate parloure paued. Ther make ready. Luke 22:13 And they went and founde as he had sayd vnto them, and they made ready the Passeouer. Luke 22:14 And when the houre was come, he sate downe, & the .xij. Apostles wyth hym. Luke 22:15 And he sayde vnto them: I haue inwardly desyred to eate thys Passeouer wyth you, before that I suffre. Luke 22:16 For I saye vnto you: hence forth I wyll not eate of it eny more, vntyll it be fulfilled in the kyngdome of God. Luke 22:17 And he toke the cup, and gaue thankes, and sayd: Take thys, and deuyde it amonge you. Luke 22:18 For I saye vnto you: I wyll not dryncke of the frute of the vyne, vntyll the kyngdome of God come.
Christ instituteth his holy supper:
Luke 22:19 And he toke breed, and whan he had geuen thankes, he brake it, and gaue vnto them, sayinge: Thys is my body, whych is geuen for you. Thys do, in the remembraunce of me. Luke 22:20 Lykewyse also, when he had supped, he toke the cup, sayinge: Thys cup is the new testament in my bloude, whych is shedd for you.
covertly foretelleth of the traitor:
Luke 22:21 Yet beholde, þe hande of hym that betrayeth me, is wyth me on the table. Luke 22:22 And trulye the sonne of man goeth, as it is apoynted: But wo vnto that man, by whom he is betrayed. Luke 22:23 And they began to enquyre amonge them selues, whych of them it was, þt shulde do it.
dehorteth the rest of his Apostles from ambition:
Luke 22:24 And ther was a stryfe amonge them, whych of them shuld seme to be the greatest. Luke 22:25 And he sayde vnto them: the kynges of nacyons raygne ouer them: and they that haue auctoryte vpon them, are called gracious lordes. Luke 22:26 But ye shall not be so. But he that is greatest amonge you, shalbe as the younger: and he that is chefe, shalbe as he that doth mynister. Luke 22:27 For whether is greater, he that sytteth at meate, or he that serueth? Is not he þt sytteth at meate? But I am amonge you, as he þt mynistreth. Luke 22:28 Ye are they, whych haue bydden wyth me in my temptacyons. Luke 22:29 And I apoynt vnto you a kyngdom, as my father hath apoynted to me: Luke 22:30 that ye maye eate and dryncke at my table in my kyngdome, & syt on seates, iudgynge the twelue trybes of Israell.
assureth Peter his faith should not fail,
Luke 22:31 And the Lord sayde: Symon, Simon, beholde, Satan hath desyred to syfte you, as it were wheate: Luke 22:32 but I haue prayed for the, that thy fayth fayle not. And when thou arte conuerted, strength thy brethren. Luke 22:33 And he sayde vnto hym: Lorde, I am ready to go wyth the into preson, and to deeth.
and yet he should deny him thrice.
Luke 22:34 And he sayd: I tell the Peter, the cocke shall not crowe thys daye, tyll thou haue thryse denyed that thou knewest me. Luke 22:35 And he sayde vnto them: when I sent you wythout wallet and scryppe and shoes lacked ye eny thynge? And they sayde, no. Luke 22:36 Then he sayde vnto them: but now he that hath a wallet, let hym take it vp, and lykewyse hys scrippe. And he þt hath no swearde, let hym sell hys coate, and bye one. Luke 22:37 For I saye vnto you, that yet the same whych is wrytten, must be performed in me: euen among the wycked was he reputed. For those thynges whych are wrytten of me, haue an ende. Luke 22:38 And they sayde: Lorde, beholde, here are two sweardes. And he sayde vnto them: it is ynough.
He prayeth in the mount, and sweateth blood:
Luke 22:39 And he came out, and went (as he was wonte) to mounte Olyuete. And the discyples folowed hym. Luke 22:40 And when he came to the place, he sayd vnto them: praye, lest ye fall into temptacyon. Luke 22:41 And he gate hym selfe from them, about a stones cast, and kneled downe, and prayed, Luke 22:42 saying: Father, yf thou wylt, remoue thys cup from me. Neuerthelesse, not my wyll, but thyne be fulfylled. Luke 22:43 And ther appeared an angell vnto hym from heauen, confortynge hym. Luke 22:44 And he was in an agoyne, and prayed the longer. And hys sweate was lyke droppes of bloud, trycklynge downe to þe grounde. Luke 22:45 And whan he rose vp from prayer and was come to hys discyples, he founde them slepynge for heuynesse, Luke 22:46 and sayde vnto them: why slepe ye? Ryse, and praye, lest ye fall into temptacyon.
is betrayed with a kiss:
Luke 22:47 Whyll he yet spake: beholde, ther came a company, and he that was called Iudas one of the twelue, went before them, and preased nye vnto Iesus, to kysse hym. Luke 22:48 But Iesus sayde vnto hym: Iudas, betrayest thou the sonne of man wyth a kysse? Luke 22:49 When they which were about hym, sawe what wolde folow, they sayde vnto him: Lorde, shall we smyte with swearde.
he healeth Malchus' ear:
Luke 22:50 And one of them smote a seruaunt of the hye preste, & stroke of his ryght eare. Luke 22:51 Iesus answered & sayde: suffre ye thus farre forth. And whan he touched hys eare he healed hym. Luke 22:52 Then Iesus sayde vnto the hye prestes and rulers of the temple and the elders, whych were come to hym. Ye be come out, as vnto a thefe, wyth sweardes and staues. Luke 22:53 When I was dayly wyth you in the temple, ye stretched forth no handes agaynst me. But thys is euen youre very houre, and the power of darcknes.
he is thrice denied of Peter,
Luke 22:54 Then toke they hym, and ledde hym, and brought hym to the hye Preastes house. But Peter folowed a farre of Luke 22:55 And when they had kyndled a fyre in the myddes of the palace, and were set downe together. Peter also sate downe amonge them. Luke 22:56 But whan one of the wenches behelde hym, as he sate by the fyer (and loked vp on hym) she sayde: thys same felow was also wyth hym. Luke 22:57 And he denyed hym, saying: woman: I knowe hym not. Luke 22:58 And after a lytell whyle, another sawe hym, and sayd, thou art also of them. And Peter sayd: man I am not. Luke 22:59 And about the space of an houre after, another affyrmed, sayinge: verely thys felowe was wyth hym also, for he is of Galile. Luke 22:60 And Peter sayde: man I wote not what thou sayest. And immediatly whyll he yet spake, þe cocke crew. Luke 22:61 And the Lorde tourned backe, and loked vpon Peter. And Peter remembred the worde of the Lord, how he had sayd vnto hym: before the cocke crowe, thou shalt deuye me thryse. Luke 22:62 And Peter went out, and wepte byttrely.
Luke 22:63 And the men that toke Iesus, mocked him, and smote him: Luke 22:64 and whan they had blyndfolded him, they stroke hym on the face, & asked hym, saying: arede, who is it that smote the? Luke 22:65 And many other thynges despytfullye sayd they agaynst hym.
and confesseth himself to be the Son of God.
Luke 22:66 And assone as it was daye, the elders of the people and the hye Prestes and Scrybes, came together, and ledde hym into their councell, sayinge: Luke 22:67 art thou very Chryst? tell vs. And he sayde vnto them: yf I tell you, ye wyll not beleue. Luke 22:68 And yf I aske you, ye wyll not answere me, nor let me go: Luke 22:69 Her after shall the sonne of man syt on the ryght hand of the power of God. Luke 22:70 Then sayde they all: art thou then the sonne of God? He sayd: ye saye that I am. Luke 22:71 And they sayde: what nede we eny further wytnes? For we oure selues haue herde of hys awne mouth.