A conspiracy against Christ.
Mark 14:1 After two dayes folowed ester and the dayes of swete breed. And the hye prestes and the Scrybes sought meanes how they myght take hym by crafte and put him to deeth. Mark 14:2 But they sayde: not in the feast daye leest eny busynes aryse amonge the people.
Precious ointment is poured on his head by a woman.
Mark 14:3 When he was in Bethania in the housse of Simon the leper even as he sate at meate ther came a woma hauynge an alablaster boxe of oyntment called narde that was pure and costly: and she brake the boxe and powred it on is heed. Mark 14:4 And ther were some that were not content in them selves and sayde: what neded this waste of oyntment? Mark 14:5 For it myght have bene soolde for more then thre hundred pens and bene geve vnto the poore. And they grudged agaynste hir. Mark 14:6 And Iesus sayde: let hir be in reest why trouble ye hir? She hath done a good worke on me. Mark 14:7 For ye shall have poore with you all wayes: and when soever ye will ye maye do them good: but me ye shall not have alwayes. Mark 14:8 She hath done that she coulde: she came a fore honde to anoynt my boddy to his buryinge warde. Mark 14:9 Verely I saye vnto you: wheresoever this gospell shalbe preached thorowout the whole worlde: thys also that she hath done shalbe rehearsed in remembraunce of her.
Judas selleth his Master for money.
Mark 14:10 And Iudas Iscarioth one of the twelve went awaye vnto the hye prestes to betraye hym vnto them. Mark 14:11 When they herde that they were gladde and promised yt they wolde geve him money. And he sought howe he myght conveniently betraye him.
Christ himself foretelleth how he shall be betrayed by one of his disciples:
Mark 14:12 And the fyrste daye of swete breed when men offer ye pascall lambe his disciples sayd vnto him: where wilt thou that we goo and prepare that thou mayst eate the ester lambe? Mark 14:13 And he sent forth two of his disciples and sayde vnto them: Goo ye into the cyte and ther shall a man mete you beringe a pitcher of water folowe him. Mark 14:14 And whither soever he goeth in saye ye to ye good man of ye housse: the master axeth where is the geest chambre where I shall eate ye ester lambe with my disciples. Mark 14:15 And he will shewe you a greate parlour paved and prepared: there make ready for vs. Mark 14:16 And his disciples went forth and came to the cyte and founde as he had sayd vnto them: and made ready the ester lambe. Mark 14:17 And at even he came with the .xii. Mark 14:18 And as they sate at borde and ate Iesus sayde: Verely I saye vnto you: that one of you shall betraye me which eateth with me. Mark 14:19 And they begane to morne and to saye to him one by one: ys it I? And a nother sayde: ys it I? Mark 14:20 He answered and sayde vnto them: It ys one of the .xii. and the same deppeth with me in the platter. Mark 14:21 The sonne of man goeth as it ys written of him: but woo be to that man by whome the sonne of man is betrayed. Good were it for him if that man had never bene borne.
after the Passover prepared, and eaten, instituteth his supper:
Mark 14:22 And as they ate Iesus toke breede blessed and brake and gave to them and sayde: Take eate this ys my body. Mark 14:23 And he toke the cup gave thankes and gave it to them and they all dranke of it. Mark 14:24 And he sayde vnto them: This is my bloude of the new testament which is sheed for many. Mark 14:25 Verely I saye vnto you: I will drinke no moore of this frute of the vyne vntyll that daye that I drinke it new in the kyngdome of God.
declareth aforehand the flight of all his disciples, and Peter's denial.
Mark 14:26 And when they had sayd grace they went out to mount Olyvete. Mark 14:27 And Iesus sayde vnto them: All ye shalbe offended thorow me this nyght. For it is wrytte: I will smyte ye shepeherd and the shepe shalbe scattered. Mark 14:28 But after that I am rysen agayne I will goo into Galile before you. Mark 14:29 Peter sayde vnto him: And though all men shuld be offended yet wolde not I. Mark 14:30 And Iesus sayd vnto him: Verely I saye vnto ye this daye even in this nyght before ye cocke crowe twyse thou shalt denye me thryse. Mark 14:31 And he spake boldlyer: no yf I shulde dye wt the I will not deny the. Lyke wyse also sayd they all. Mark 14:32 And they came into a place named Gethsemani. And he sayde to his disciples: Syt ye here whyll I goo aparte and praye. Mark 14:33 And he toke with him Peter Iames and Iohn and he began to waxe abasshed and to be in an agonye Mark 14:34 and sayde vnto the: My soule is very hevy even vnto the deeth tary here and watche. Mark 14:35 And he went forth a lytle and fell doune on ye grounde and prayed: that yf it were possible the houre myght passe from him. Mark 14:36 And he sayd: Abba father all thinges are possible vnto the take awaye this cup from me. Neverthelesse not that I will but that thou wilt be done. Mark 14:37 And he cam and founde the slepinge and sayd to Peter: Simon slepest thou? Couldest not thou watche with me one houre? Mark 14:38 watche ye and praye leest ye entre into temptacion: ye sprete is redy but ye flessh is weeke. Mark 14:39 And agayne he went awaye and prayde and spake ye same wordes. Mark 14:40 And he returned and founde them a slepe agayne for their eyes were hevy: nether wist they what to answere him. Mark 14:41 And he cam the thyrde tyme and sayd vnto the: slepe hens forth and take youre ease it is ynough. The houre is come beholde ye sonne of man shalbe delyvered into ye hondes of synners. Mark 14:42 Ryse vp let vs goo. Loo he that betrayeth me is at hande.
Judas betrayeth him with a kiss.
Mark 14:43 And immediatly whyll he yet spake came Iudas one of the twelve and with him a greate nomber of people with sweardes and staves from the hye prestes and scribes and elders. Mark 14:44 And he that betrayed him had geven them a generall toke sayinge: whosoever I do kisse he it is: take him and leade him awaye warely. Mark 14:45 And assone as he was come he went streyght waye to him and sayd vnto him: master master and kissed him.
He is apprehended in the garden,
Mark 14:46 And they layde their hondes on him and toke him. Mark 14:47 And one of them that stode by drue out a swearde and smote a servaunt of the hye preste and cut of his eare. Mark 14:48 And Iesus answered and sayd vnto the: ye be come out as vnto a thefe wt sweardes and with staves for to take me. Mark 14:49 I was dayly with you in ye temple teachinge and ye toke me not: but yt the scriptures shuld be fulfilled. Mark 14:50 And they all forsoke him and ranne awaye. Mark 14:51 And ther folowed him a certeyne yonge man cloothed in lynnen apon ye bare and the yongemen caught him Mark 14:52 and he lefte his lynnen and fleed from them naked.
Mark 14:53 And they leed Iesus awaye to ye hyest preste of all and to him came all the hye prestes and the elders and the scribes. Mark 14:54 And Peter folowed him a greate waye of even into the pallys of the hye preste and sat with the servauntes and warmed him sylfe at the fyre.
falsely accused, and impiously condemned by the Jews' council:
Mark 14:55 And the hye prestes and all ye counsell sought for witnes agaynste Iesu to put him to death and founde noone. Mark 14:56 Yet many bare falce witnes agaynste him but their witnes aggreed not to geder. Mark 14:57 And ther aroose certayne and brought falce witnes agaynste him sayinge. Mark 14:58 We herde him saye: I will destroye this temple made with hondes and with in thre dayes I will bylde another made with out hondes. Mark 14:59 But their witnes agreed not to geder. Mark 14:60 And the hyeste preste stode up amongest them and axed Iesus sayinge: answerest thou nothinge? How is it that these beare witnes agaynst the? Mark 14:61 And he helde his peace and answered noothinge. Agayne the hyeste Preste axed him and sayde vnto him: Arte thou Christ the sonne of the blessed? Mark 14:62 And Iesus sayde: I am. And ye shall se the sonne of man syt on the ryght honde of power and come in the cloudes of heven. Mark 14:63 Then the hyest preste rent his cloothes and sayd: what nede we eny further of witnes? Mark 14:64 Ye have herde the blasphemy what thinke ye? And they all gave sentence yt he was worthy of deeth.
shamefully abused by them:
Mark 14:65 And some begane to spit at him and to cover his face and to bete him with fistes and to saye vnto him arede vnto vs. And the servauntes boffeted him on the face.
and thrice denied of Peter.
Mark 14:66 And as Peter was beneeth in ye pallys ther came one of ye weches of ye hyest preste: Mark 14:67 and whe she saw Petre warmynge him sylfe she loked on him and sayd: wast not thou also wt Iesus of Nazareth? Mark 14:68 And he denyed it sayinge: I knowe him not nether wot I what thou sayest. And he went out into ye poorche and the cocke crewe. Mark 14:69 And a damsell sawe him and agayne beganne to saye to the that stode by this is one of the. Mark 14:70 And he denyed it agayne. And anone after they that stode by sayde agayne to Peter: suerly thou arte one of the for thou arte of Galile and thy speache agreth therto. Mark 14:71 And he beganne to cursse and to sweare sayinge: I knowe not this man of whom ye speake. Mark 14:72 And agayne the cocke krewe and Peter remembred the worde that Iesus sayd vnto him: before the cocke crowe twyse thou shalt deny me thryse and beganne to wepe.