The rulers conspire against Christ.
Matthew 26:1 And it came to passe when Iesus had fynisshed all these sayinges he sayd vnto his disciples: Matthew 26:2 Ye knowe that after ii. dayes shalbe ester and the sonne of man shalbe delyvered to be crucified. Matthew 26:3 Then assembled togedder the chefe prestes and the scribes and the elders of the people to the palice of the hye preste called Cayphas Matthew 26:4 and heelde a counsell how they mygt take Iesus by suttelte and kyll him. Matthew 26:5 But they sayd not on the holy daye lest eny vproure aryse amonge the people.
The woman anointeth his head.
Matthew 26:6 When Iesus was in Bethany in the house of Symon the leper Matthew 26:7 ther came vnto him a woman which had an alablaster boxe of precious oyntment and powred it on his heed as he sate at the bourde. Matthew 26:8 When his disciples sawe that they had indignacion sayinge: what neded this wast? Matthew 26:9 This oyntmet myght have bene well solde and geven to the povre. Matthew 26:10 When Iesus vnderstod that he sayde vnto the: why trouble ye the woman? She hath wrought a good worke apon me. Matthew 26:11 For ye shall have povre folcke alwayes with you: but me shall ye not have all wayes. Matthew 26:12 And in yt she casted this oyntment on my bodye she dyd it to burye me wt all. Matthew 26:13 Verely I saye vnto you wheresoever this gospell shalbe preached throughoute all the worlde there shall also this that she hath done be tolde for a memoriall of her.
Judas selleth him.
Matthew 26:14 Then one of the twelve called Iudas Iscarioth went vnto the chefe prestes Matthew 26:15 and sayd: what will ye geve me and I will deliver him vnto you? And they apoynted vnto him thirty peces of sylver. Matthew 26:16 And from that tyme he sought oportunite to betraye him.
Christ eateth the Passover:
Matthew 26:17 The fyrst daye of swete breed ye disciples cam to Iesus sayinge vnto him: where wylt thou that we prepare for ye to eate ye paschall lambe? Matthew 26:18 And he sayd: Go into the cite vnto soche a man and saye to him: the master sayeth my tyme is at hande I will kepe myne ester at thy housse with my disciples. Matthew 26:19 And the disciples did as Iesus had apoynted them and made redy the esterlambe. Matthew 26:20 When the even was come he sate doune wt the .xii. Matthew 26:21 And as they dyd eate he sayde: Verely I saye vnto you that one of you shall betraye me. Matthew 26:22 And they were excedinge sorowfull and beganne every one of the to saye vnto him: is it I master? Matthew 26:23 He answered and sayde: he yt deppeth his honde wt me in ye disshe the same shall betraye me. Matthew 26:24 The sonne of ma goeth as it is written of him: but wo be to yt ma by whom ye sonne of man shalbe betrayed. It had bene good for that man yf he had never bene borne. Matthew 26:25 Then Iudas wich betrayed him answered and sayde: is it I master? He sayde vnto him: thou hast sayde.
instituteth his holy supper:
Matthew 26:26 As they dyd eate Iesus toke breed and gave thankes brake it and gave it to the disciples and sayde: Take eate this is my body. Matthew 26:27 And he toke the cup and thanked and gave it them sayinge: drinke of it every one. Matthew 26:28 For this is my bloude of the new testament that shalbe shedde for many for the remission of synnes. Matthew 26:29 I saye vnto you: I will not drinke hence forth of this frute of the vyne tree vntyll that daye when I shall drinke it new with you in my fathers kyngdome. Matthew 26:30 And when they had sayde grace they went out into mounte olyvete. Matthew 26:31 Then sayd Iesus vnto them: all ye shall be offended by me this night. For it is wrytten. I will smyte ye shepe herde and the shepe of ye flocke shalbe scattered abroode. Matthew 26:32 But after I am rysen ageyne I will goo before you into Galile. Matthew 26:33 Peter answered and sayde vnto him: though all men shulde be offended by ye yet wolde I never be offended. Matthew 26:34 Iesus sayde vnto him. Verely I saye vnto ye that this same night before the cocke crowe thou shalt denye me thryse. Matthew 26:35 Peter sayde vnto him: Yf I shulde dye with ye yet wolde I not denye ye Lyke wyse also sayde all ye disciples.
prayeth in the garden:
Matthew 26:36 Then went Iesus with them into a place which is called Gethsemane and sayde vnto the disciples syt ye here whyll I go and praye yonder. Matthew 26:37 And he toke with him Peter and the two sonnes of zebede and began to wexe sorowfull and to be in an agonye. Matthew 26:38 Then sayd Iesus vnto them: my soule is hevy even vnto the deeth. Tary ye here and watche wt me. Matthew 26:39 And he went a lytell aparte and fell flat on his face and prayed sayinge: O my father yf it be possible let this cuppe passe from me: neverthelesse not as I wyll but as thou wylt. Matthew 26:40 And he came vnto the disciples and founde them a slepe and sayde to Peter: what coulde ye not watche with me one houre: Matthew 26:41 watche and praye that ye fall not into temptacion. The spirite is willynge but the flesshe is weake. Matthew 26:42 He went awaye once moare and prayed sayinge: O my father yf this cuppe can not passe away from me but yt I drinke of it thy wyll be fulfylled. Matthew 26:43 And he came and founde the a slepe agayne. For their eyes were hevy. Matthew 26:44 And he lefte them and went agayne and prayed ye thrid tyme sayinge ye same wordes. Matthew 26:45 Then came he to his disciples and sayd vnto them: Slepe hence forth and take youre reest. Take hede the houre is at honde and ye sonne of man shalbe betrayed into ye hondes of synners. Matthew 26:46 Ryse let vs be goinge: beholde he is at honde yt shall betraye me.
and being betrayed with a kiss,
Matthew 26:47 Whyll he yet spake: lo Iudas one of ye xii. came and wt him a greate multitude wt sweardes and staves sent from the chefe prestes and elders of the people. Matthew 26:48 And he that betrayed him had geven the a token sayinge: whosoever I kysse yt same is he ley hondes on him. Matthew 26:49 And forth wt all he came to Iesus and sayde: hayle master and kyssed him. Matthew 26:50 And Iesus sayde vnto him: frende wherfore arte thou come? Then came they and layed hondes on Iesus and toke him. Matthew 26:51 And beholde one of them which were with Iesus stretched oute his honde and drue his swearde and stroke a servaunt of the hye preste and smote of his eare. Matthew 26:52 Then sayde Iesus vnto him: put vp thy swearde into his sheathe. For all that ley hond on ye swearde shall perisshe with ye swearde. Matthew 26:53 Ether thinkest thou that I cannot now praye to my father and he shall geve me moo then .xii. legions of angelles? Matthew 26:54 But how then shuld the scriptures be fulfylled: for so must it be. Matthew 26:55 The same tyme sayd Iesus to the multitude: ye be come out as it were vnto a thefe with sweardes and staves for to take me. I sate daylie teachinge in the temple amoge you and ye toke me not. Matthew 26:56 All this was done that the scriptures of the Prophetes myght be fulfilled.
is carried to Caiaphas,
Matthew 26:57 Then all the disciples forsoke him and fleed. And they toke Iesus and leed him to Cayphas the hye preeste where the Scribes and the Elders where assembled. Matthew 26:58 And Peter folowed him a farre of vnto the hye prestes place: and went in and sate with the servauntes to se the ende. Matthew 26:59 The chefe prestes and the elders and all the counsell sought false witnes agenste Iesus for to put him to deeth Matthew 26:60 but founde none: in somoche that when many false witnesses cam yet founde they none. At the last came two false witnesses Matthew 26:61 and sayd: This felowe sayde: I can distroye the temple of God and bylde it agayne in .iii. dayes. Matthew 26:62 And the chefe preste arose and sayde to him: answerest thou nothinge? How is it yt these beare witnes ageynst the? Matthew 26:63 But Iesus helde his peace: And the chefe Preeste answered and sayd to him: I charge the in the name of the lyvinge God that thou tell vs whether thou be Christ the sonne of God. Matthew 26:64 Iesus sayd to him: thou haste sayd. Neverthelesse I saye vnto you hereafter shall ye se the sonne of ma syttinge on the right honde of power and come in the clowddes of the skye. Matthew 26:65 Then the hye preste rent his clothes sayinge: He hath blasphemed: what nede we of eny moo witnesses? Behold now ye have hearde his blasphemy: Matthew 26:66 what thinke ye? They answered and sayd: he his worthy to dye. Matthew 26:67 Then spat they in his face and boffeted him with fistes. And other smote him with the palme af their hondes Matthew 26:68 on ye face sayinge: tell vs thou Christ who is he that smote the?
and denied of Peter.
Matthew 26:69 Peter sate with out in the palice. And a damsell came to him sayinge: Thou also waste wt Iesus of Galilee: Matthew 26:70 but he denyed before the all sayinge: I woot not what thou sayst. Matthew 26:71 When he was goone out into the poorche another wenche sawe him and sayde vnto them that were there: This felowe was also with Iesus of Nazareth. Matthew 26:72 And agayne he denyed with an oothe that he knew the man. Matthew 26:73 And after a whyle came vnto him they yt stode bye and sayde vnto Peter: suerly thou arte even one of the for thy speache bewreyeth ye. Matthew 26:74 Then beganne he to course and to sweare that he knewe not the man. And immedyatly the cocke krewe. Matthew 26:75 And Peter remembred the wordes of Iesu which sayde vnto him: before the cocke crowe thou shalt deny me thryse: and went out at the dores and wepte bitterly.