Judas betrayeth Jesus.
John 18:1 When Iesus had spoken these wordes he wet forth with his disciples over the broke Cedron where was a garden into the which he entred with his disciples. John 18:2 Iudas also which betrayed him knewe the place: for Iesus ofte tymes resorted thyther with his disciples. John 18:3 Iudas then after he had receaved abonde of men and ministres of the hye Prestes and Pharises came thyther with lanterns and fyerbrondes and wepens. John 18:4 Then Iesus knowynge all thinges that shuld come on him went forth and sayde vnto them: whom seke ye? John 18:5 They answered him: Iesus of Nazareth. Iesus sayde vnto them: I am he. Iudas also which betrayed him stode with them.
The officers fall to the ground.
John 18:6 But assone as he had sayd vnto them I am he they went backe wardes and fell to the grounde. John 18:7 And he axed the agayne: whome seke ye? They sayde: Iesus of Nazareth. John 18:8 Iesus answered I sayde vnto you I am he. If ye seke me let these goo their waye. John 18:9 That ye sayinge might be fulfilled which he spake: of the which thou gavest me have I not lost one.
Peter smiteth off Malchus' ear.
John 18:10 Simon Peter had a swearde and drue it and smote the hye prestes servaunt and cut of his ryght eare. The servauntes name was Malchas. John 18:11 Then sayde Iesus vnto Peter: put vp thy swearde into ye sheath: shall I not drinke of ye cup which my father hath geven me?
Jesus is taken, and led unto Annas and Caiaphas.
John 18:12 Then the copany and the captayne and the ministres of of the Iewes toke Iesus and bounde him John 18:13 and led him awaye to Anna fyrst: For he was fatherelawe vnto Cayphas which was ye hye preste that same yeare. John 18:14 Cayphas was he that gave counsell to ye Iewes that it was expediet that one man shuld dye for the people.
John 18:15 And Simon Peter folowed Iesus and another disciple: that disciple was knowen of ye hye preste and went in with Iesus into the pallys of the hye preste. John 18:16 But Peter stode at the dore with out. Then went out that other disciple which was knowen vnto the hye preste and spake to the damsell that kept the dore and brought in Peter. John 18:17 Then sayde ye damsell that kept the dore vnto Peter: Arte not thou one of this mannes disciples? He sayde: I am not. John 18:18 The servauntes and the ministres stode there and had made a fyre of coles: for it was colde: and they warmed them selves. Peter also stode amonge them and warmed him selfe.
Jesus examined before Pilate.
John 18:19 The hye preste axed Iesus of his disciples and of his doctrine. John 18:20 Iesus answered him: I spake openly in ye worlde. I ever taught in ye synagoge and in the temple whyther all ye Iewes resorted and in secrete have I sayde nothynge: John 18:21 Why axest thou me? Axe them whiche hearde me what I sayde vnto the. Beholde they can tell what I sayde. John 18:22 Whe he had thus spoken one of ye ministres which stode by smote Iesus on the face sayinge: answerest thou the hyepreste so? John 18:23 Iesus answered him. If I have evyll spoke beare witnes of ye evyll: yf I have well spoke why smytest thou me? John 18:24 And Annas sent him bounde vnto Caiphas ye hye preste. John 18:25 Simon Peter stode and warmed him selfe. And they sayde vnto him: arte not thou also one of his disciples? He denyed it and sayde: I am not. John 18:26 One of the servauntes of the hye preste (his cosyn whose eare Peter smote of) sayde vnto him: dyd not I se the in the garden with him? John 18:27 Peter denyed it agayne: and immediatly the cocke crewe.
John 18:28 Then led they Iesus fro Cayphas into the hall of iudgement. It was in the mornynge and they them selves went not into the iudgement hall lest they shuld be defyled but that they myght eate the paschall lambe. John 18:29 Pylate then went out vnto the and sayde: what accusacion bringe ye agaynste this man? John 18:30 They answered and sayd vnto him. If he were not an evyll doar we wolde not have delyvered him vnto the. John 18:31 Then sayd Pylate vnto the: take ye him and iudge him after youre awne lawe. Then the Iewes sayde vnto him. It is not lawfull for vs to put eny ma to deeth. John 18:32 That ye wordes of Iesus myght be fulfilled which he spake signifyinge what deeth he shuld dye. John 18:33 Then Pylate entred into the iudgemet hall agayne and called Iesus and sayd vnto him: arte thou the kynge of ye Iewes? John 18:34 Iesus answered: sayst thou that of thy selfe or dyd other tell it the of me? John 18:35 Pylate answered: Am I a Iewe? Thyne awne nacion and hye prestes have delyvered ye vnto me. What hast thou done?
John 18:36 Iesus answered: my kyngdome is not of this worlde. Yf my kyngdome were of this worlde then wolde my ministres suerly fight yt I shuld not be delyvered to ye Iewes but now is my kyngdome not fro hence. John 18:37 Pylate sayde vnto him: Arte thou a kynge then? Iesus answered: Thou sayst yt I am a kynge. For this cause was I borne and for this cause came I into ye worlde yt I shuld beare witnes vnto the trueth. And all that are of ye trueth heare my voyce. John 18:38 Pilate sayde vnto him: what thinge is trueth? And when he had sayd yt he went out agayne vnto the Iewes and sayde vnto them: I fynde in him no cause at all. John 18:39 Ye have a custome that I shuld delyver you one lowsse at ester. Will ye that I lowse vnto you the kynge of ye Iewes.
The Jews ask Barabbas to be let loose.
John 18:40 Then cryed they all agayne sayinge: Not him but Barrabas that Barrabas was a robber.