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1. After two days it was the Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread. And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take Him by trickery and put Him to death.
3. And being in Bethany at the house of Simon the leper, as He sat at the table, a woman came having an alabaster flask of very costly oil of spikenard. Then she broke the flask and poured it on His head.
4. But there were some who were indignant among themselves, and said, "Why was this fragrant oil wasted?
5. For it might have been sold for more than three hundred denarii and given to the poor." And they criticized her sharply.
7. For you have the poor with you always, and whenever you wish you may do them good; but Me you do not have always.
9. Assuredly, I say to you, wherever this gospel is preached in the whole world, what this woman has done will also be told as a memorial to her."
11. And when they heard it, they were glad, and promised to give him money. So he sought how he might conveniently betray Him.
12. Now on the first day of Unleavened Bread, when they killed the Passover lamb, His disciples said to Him, "Where do You want us to go and prepare, that You may eat the Passover?"
13. And He sent out two of His disciples and said to them, "Go into the city, and a man will meet you carrying a pitcher of water; follow him.
14. Wherever he goes in, say to the master of the house, 'The Teacher says, "Where is the guest room in which I may eat the Passover with My disciples?" '
16. So His disciples went out, and came into the city, and found it just as He had said to them; and they prepared the Passover.
18. Now as they sat and ate, Jesus said, "Assuredly, I say to you, one of you who eats with Me will betray Me."
19. And they began to be sorrowful, and to say to Him one by one, "Is it I?" And another said, "Is it I?"
21. The Son of Man indeed goes just as it is written of Him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good for that man if he had never been born."
22. And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them and said, "Take, eat; this is My body."
23. Then He took the cup, and when He had given thanks He gave it to them, and they all drank from it.
25. Assuredly, I say to you, I will no longer drink of the fruit of the vine until that day when I drink it new in the kingdom of God."
27. Then Jesus said to them, "All of you will be made to stumble because of Me this night, for it is written: 'I will strike the Shepherd, And the sheep will be scattered.'
30. Jesus said to him, "Assuredly, I say to you that today, even this night, before the rooster crows twice, you will deny Me three times."
31. But he spoke more vehemently, "If I have to die with You, I will not deny You!" And they all said likewise.
32. Then they came to a place which was named Gethsemane; and He said to His disciples, "Sit here while I pray."
35. He went a little farther, and fell on the ground, and prayed that if it were possible, the hour might pass from Him.
36. And He said, "Abba, Father, all things are possible for You. Take this cup away from Me; nevertheless, not what I will, but what You will."
37. Then He came and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, "Simon, are you sleeping? Could you not watch one hour?
38. Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak."
40. And when He returned, He found them asleep again, for their eyes were heavy; and they did not know what to answer Him.
41. Then He came the third time and said to them, "Are you still sleeping and resting? It is enough! The hour has come; behold, the Son of Man is being betrayed into the hands of sinners.
43. And immediately, while He was still speaking, Judas, one of the twelve, with a great multitude with swords and clubs, came from the chief priests and the scribes and the elders.
44. Now His betrayer had given them a signal, saying, "Whomever I kiss, He is the One; seize Him and lead Him away safely."
45. As soon as He had come, immediately he went up to Him and said to Him, "Rabbi, Rabbi!" and kissed Him.
47. And one of those who stood by drew his sword and struck the servant of the high priest, and cut off his ear.
48. Then Jesus answered and said to them, "Have you come out, as against a robber, with swords and clubs to take Me?
49. I was daily with you in the temple teaching, and you did not seize Me. But the Scriptures must be fulfilled."
51. Now a certain young man followed Him, having a linen cloth thrown around his naked body. And the young men laid hold of him,
53. And they led Jesus away to the high priest; and with him were assembled all the chief priests, the elders, and the scribes.
54. But Peter followed Him at a distance, right into the courtyard of the high priest. And he sat with the servants and warmed himself at the fire.
55. Now the chief priests and all the council sought testimony against Jesus to put Him to death, but found none.
58. We heard Him say, 'I will destroy this temple made with hands, and within three days I will build another made without hands.' "
60. And the high priest stood up in the midst and asked Jesus, saying, "Do You answer nothing? What is it these men testify against You?"
61. But He kept silent and answered nothing. Again the high priest asked Him, saying to Him, "Are You the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?"
62. Jesus said, "I am. And you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Power, and coming with the clouds of heaven."
64. You have heard the blasphemy! What do you think?" And they all condemned Him to be deserving of death.
65. Then some began to spit on Him, and to blindfold Him, and to beat Him, and to say to Him, "Prophesy!" And the officers struck Him with the palms of their hands.
67. And when she saw Peter warming himself, she looked at him and said, "You also were with Jesus of Nazareth."
68. But he denied it, saying, "I neither know nor understand what you are saying." And he went out on the porch, and a rooster crowed.
69. And the servant girl saw him again, and began to say to those who stood by, "This is one of them."
70. But he denied it again. And a little later those who stood by said to Peter again, "Surely you are one of them; for you are a Galilean, and your speech shows it."