1Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread drew near, which is called the Passover. (Mt 26:2; Mr 14:1; Joh 6:4)2And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to put him to death, for they feared the people. (Mt 21:46; Joh 11:53)
7Then came the day of Unleavened Bread, on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed. (Ex 12:18; Mt 26:17; Mr 14:12; 1Co 5:7)8So Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, “Go and prepare the Passover for us, that we may eat it.”9They said to him, “Where will you have us prepare it?”10He said to them, “Behold, when you have entered the city, a man carrying a jar of water will meet you. Follow him into the house that he enters11and tell the master of the house, ‘The Teacher says to you, Where is the guest room, where I may eat the Passover with my disciples?’ (Lu 2:7; Joh 11:28)12And he will show you a large upper room furnished; prepare it there.” (Ac 1:13)13And they went and found it just as he had told them, and they prepared the Passover. (Lu 19:32)
Institution of the Lord’s Supper
14And when the hour came, he reclined at table, and the apostles with him. (Mt 26:20; Mr 14:17)15And he said to them, “I have earnestly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer.16For I tell you I will not eat it until it is fulfilled in the kingdom of God.” (Lu 14:15; Lu 22:30; Re 19:9)17And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he said, “Take this, and divide it among yourselves. (Mt 15:36)18For I tell you that from now on I will not drink of the fruit of the vine until the kingdom of God comes.” (Mt 26:29; Mr 14:25; Lu 22:16)19And he took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” (Mt 26:26; Mr 14:22; Lu 22:17; Joh 6:53; 1Co 10:16; 1Co 11:23)20And likewise the cup after they had eaten, saying, “This cup that is poured out for you is the new covenant in my blood. (Ex 24:8; Zec 9:11; Lu 22:19; 2Co 3:6; Heb 13:20)21But behold, the hand of him who betrays me is with me on the table. (Ps 41:9; Mt 26:21; Mr 14:18; Joh 13:18; Joh 13:21)22For the Son of Man goes as it has been determined, but woe to that man by whom he is betrayed!” (Ac 2:23)23And they began to question one another, which of them it could be who was going to do this.
35And he said to them, “When I sent you out with no moneybag or knapsack or sandals, did you lack anything?” They said, “Nothing.” (Mt 10:9; Mr 6:8; Lu 9:3; Lu 10:4)36He said to them, “But now let the one who has a moneybag take it, and likewise a knapsack. And let the one who has no sword sell his cloak and buy one.37For I tell you that this Scripture must be fulfilled in me: ‘And he was numbered with the transgressors.’ For what is written about me has its fulfillment.” (Isa 53:12; Mt 1:22; Lu 13:33; Joh 17:4; Joh 19:30; Ac 1:16)38And they said, “Look, Lord, here are two swords.” And he said to them, “It is enough.” (De 3:26; Mr 14:41; Lu 22:49)
Jesus Prays on the Mount of Olives
39And he came out and went, as was his custom, to the Mount of Olives, and the disciples followed him. (Mt 21:1; Mt 26:30; Mr 14:26; Lu 21:37; Joh 18:1; Joh 18:2)40And when he came to the place, he said to them, “Pray that you may not enter into temptation.” (Mt 6:13; Mt 26:36; Mr 14:32; Joh 18:2; 1Pe 4:7)41And he withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, and knelt down and prayed, (Ac 7:60)42saying, “Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me. Nevertheless, not my will, but yours, be done.” (Mt 6:10; Mt 20:22; Heb 5:7)43And there appeared to him an angel from heaven, strengthening him. (Mt 4:11; Heb 1:14)44And being in agony he prayed more earnestly; and his sweat became like great drops of blood falling down to the ground. (Lu 22:42)45And when he rose from prayer, he came to the disciples and found them sleeping for sorrow,46and he said to them, “Why are you sleeping? Rise and pray that you may not enter into temptation.” (Lu 22:40)
Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus
47While he was still speaking, there came a crowd, and the man called Judas, one of the twelve, was leading them. He drew near to Jesus to kiss him, (Mt 26:47; Mr 14:43; Lu 22:3; Joh 18:3)48but Jesus said to him, “Judas, would you betray the Son of Man with a kiss?”49And when those who were around him saw what would follow, they said, “Lord, shall we strike with the sword?” (Lu 22:38)50And one of them struck the servant of the high priest and cut off his right ear.51But Jesus said, “No more of this!” And he touched his ear and healed him.52Then Jesus said to the chief priests and officers of the temple and elders, who had come out against him, “Have you come out as against a robber, with swords and clubs? (Lu 22:4)53When I was with you day after day in the temple, you did not lay hands on me. But this is your hour, and the power of darkness.” (Mr 14:35; Mr 14:41; Lu 2:46; Joh 8:2; Joh 12:27; Joh 16:4; Joh 18:20; Ac 26:18; Eph 6:12)
Peter Denies Jesus
54Then they seized him and led him away, bringing him into the high priest’s house, and Peter was following at a distance. (Mt 26:57; Mt 26:58; Mr 14:53; Mr 14:54; Joh 18:15)55And when they had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and sat down together, Peter sat down among them. (Mt 26:3; Mt 26:69; Mr 14:66; Joh 18:16; Joh 18:25)56Then a servant girl, seeing him as he sat in the light and looking closely at him, said, “This man also was with him.”57But he denied it, saying, “Woman, I do not know him.”58And a little later someone else saw him and said, “You also are one of them.” But Peter said, “Man, I am not.”59And after an interval of about an hour still another insisted, saying, “Certainly this man also was with him, for he too is a Galilean.” (Ac 12:15)60But Peter said, “Man, I do not know what you are talking about.” And immediately, while he was still speaking, the rooster crowed.61And the Lord turned and looked at Peter. And Peter remembered the saying of the Lord, how he had said to him, “Before the rooster crows today, you will deny me three times.” (Mr 10:21; Lu 22:34; Ac 3:13)62And he went out and wept bitterly.
Jesus Is Mocked
63Now the men who were holding Jesus in custody were mocking him as they beat him. (Mt 26:67; Mr 14:65; Joh 18:22)64They also blindfolded him and kept asking him, “Prophesy! Who is it that struck you?” (Lu 7:39; Lu 22:63)65And they said many other things against him, blaspheming him. (Mt 27:39)
Jesus Before the Council
66When day came, the assembly of the elders of the people gathered together, both chief priests and scribes. And they led him away to their council, and they said, (Mt 5:22; Mt 26:63; Mt 27:1; Mr 14:61; Mr 15:1; Lu 22:67; Joh 18:19; Joh 18:28; Ac 22:5)67“If you are the Christ, tell us.” But he said to them, “If I tell you, you will not believe, (Mt 1:17; Joh 10:24)68and if I ask you, you will not answer.69But from now on the Son of Man shall be seated at the right hand of the power of God.” (Mr 16:19; Ac 7:56; Heb 1:3)70So they all said, “Are you the Son of God, then?” And he said to them, “You say that I am.” (Mt 14:33; Mt 26:25; Mt 27:11; Mr 15:2; Lu 23:3)71Then they said, “What further testimony do we need? We have heard it ourselves from his own lips.”