Now the feast of unleavened bread drew near, which is called the Passover. 2 And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might put him to death; for they feared the people.
3 And Satan entered into Judah who was called Iscariot, being of the number of the twelve. 4 And he went away, and communed with the chief priests and captains, how he might deliver him to them. 5 And they were glad, and covenanted to give him money. 6 And he consented, and sought opportunity to deliver him to them in the absence of the multitude.
7 And the day of unleavened bread came, on which the passover must be sacrificed. 8 And he sent Peter and John, saying, Go and make ready for us the passover, that we may eat. 9 And they said to him, Where will you that we make ready? 10 And he said to them, Behold, when you have entered into the city, there shall meet you a man bearing a pitcher of water; follow him into the house in which he goes. 11 And you shall say to the master of the house, The Teacher says to you, Where is the guestchamber, where I shall eat the passover with my disciples? 12 And he will show you a large upper room furnished: there make ready. 13 And they went, and found as he had said to them: and they made ready the passover.
14 And when the hour was come, he sat down, and the apostles with him. 15 And he said to them, With desire I have desired to eat this passover with you before I suffer: 16 for I say to you, I shall not eat it, until it be fulfilled in the kingdom of Yahweh. 17 And he received a cup, and when he had given thanks, he said, Take this, and divide it among yourselves: 18 for I say to you, I shall not drink from henceforth of the fruit of the vine, until the kingdom of Yahweh shall come. 19 And he took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it, and gave to them, saying, This is my body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of me. 20 And the cup in like manner after supper, saying, This cup is the new covenant in my blood, even that which is poured out for you. 21 But behold, the hand of him that betrays me is with me on the table. 22 For the Son of man indeed goes, as it has been determined: but woe to that man through whom he is betrayed! 23 And they began to question among themselves, which of them it was that should do this thing.
24 And there arose also a contention among them, which of them was accounted to be greatest. 25 And he said to them, The kings of the Gentiles have rulership over them; and they that have authority over them are called Benefactors. 26 But you shall not be so: but he that is the greater among you, let him become as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that does serve. 27 For which is greater, he that sits at meat, or he that serves? Is not he that sits at meat? but I am among you as he that serves. 28 But you are they that have continued with me in my temptations; 29 and I appoint to you a kingdom, even as my Father appointed to me, 30 that you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom; and you shall sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
31 Simon, Simon, behold, Satan asked to have you, that he might sift you as wheat: 32 but I made supplication for you, that your faith fail not; and do you, when once you have turned again, establish your brethren. 33 And he said to him, Rabbi, with you I am ready to go both to prison and to death. 34 And he said, I tell you, Peter, the cock shall not crow this day, until you shall three times deny that you know me.
35 And he said to them, When I sent you forth without purse, and wallet, and shoes, lacked you anything? And they said, Nothing. 36 And he said to them, But now, he that has a purse, let him take it, and likewise a wallet; and he that has none, let him sell his cloak, and buy a sword. 37 For I say to you, that this which is written must be fulfilled in me, And he was reckoned with transgressors: for that which concerns me has fulfilment. 38 And they said, Master, behold, here are two swords. And he said to them, It is enough.
39 And he came out, and went, as his custom was, to the mount of Olives; and the disciples also followed him. 40 And when he was at the place, he said to them, Pray that you enter not into temptation. 41 And he was parted from them about a stone’s cast; and he kneeled down and prayed, 42 saying, Father, if you be willing, remove this cup from me: nevertheless not my will, but yours, be done. 43 And there appeared to him an angel from heaven, strengthening him. 44 And being in an agony he prayed more earnestly; and his sweat became as it were great drops of blood falling down upon the ground. 45 And when he rose up from his prayer, he came to the disciples, and found them sleeping for sorrow, 46 and said to them, Why do you sleep? Rise and pray, that you enter not into temptation.
47 While he yet spoke, behold, a multitude, and he that was called Judah, one of the twelve, went before them; and he drew near to Yahshua to kiss him. 48 But Yahshua said to him, Judah, do you betray the Son of man with a kiss? 49 And when they that were about him saw what would follow they said, Master, shall we strike with the sword? 50 And a certain one of them struck the servant of the high priest, and cut off his right ear. 51 But Yahshua answered and said, Permit them thus far. And he touched his ear, and healed him. 52 And Yahshua said to the chief priests, and captains of the temple, and elders, that had come against him, Have you come out, as against a robber, with swords and staves? 53 When I was daily with you in the temple, you stretched not forth your hands against me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.
54 And they seized him, and led him away, and brought him into the high priest’s house. But Peter followed afar off. 55 And when they had kindled a fire in the middle of the court, and had sat down together, Peter sat in the middle of them. 56 And a certain maid seeing him as he sat in the light of the fire, and looking steadfastly upon him, said, This man also was with him. 57 But he denied, saying, Woman, I know him not. 58 And after a little while another saw him, and said, You also are one of them. But Peter said, Man, I am not. 59 And after the space of about one hour another confidently affirmed, saying, Of a truth this man also was with him; for he is a Galilean. 60 But Peter said, Man, I know not what you say. And immediately, while he yet spoke, the cock crowed. 61 And the teacher turned, and looked upon Peter. And Peter remembered the word of the teacher, how that he said to him, Before the cock crows this day, you shall deny me three times. 62 And he went out, and wept bitterly.
63 And the men that held Yahshua mocked him, and beat him. 64 And they blindfolded him, and asked him, saying, Prophesy: who is he that struck you? 65 And many other things spoke they against him, reviling him.
66 And as soon as it was day, the assembly of the elders of the people was gathered together, both chief priests and scribes; and they led him away into their council, saying, 67 If you are the Messiah, tell us. But he said to them, If I tell you, you will not believe: 68 and if I ask you, you will not answer. 69 But from henceforth shall the Son of man be seated at the right hand of the power of Yahweh. 70 And they all said, Are you then the Son of Elohim? And he said to them, you say that I am. 71 And they said, What further need have we of witness? For we ourselves have heard from his own mouth.
And the whole company of them rose up, and brought him before Pilate. 2 And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this man perverting our nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, and saying that he himself is the Messiah a king. 3 And Pilate asked him, saying, Are you the King of the Jews? And he answered him and said, You say. 4 And Pilate said to the chief priests and the multitudes, I find no fault in this man. 5 But they were the more urgent, saying, He stirs up the people, teaching throughout all Judea, and beginning from Galilee even to this place. 6 But when Pilate heard it, he asked whether the man were a Galilean. 7 And when he knew that he was of Herod’s jurisdiction, he sent him to Herod, who himself also was at Jerusalem in these days.
8 Now when Herod saw Yahshua, he was very glad: for he was of a long time desirous to see him, because he had heard concerning him; and he hoped to see some miracle done by him. 9 And he questioned him in many words; but he answered him nothing. 10 And the chief priests and the scribes stood, vehemently accusing him. 11 And Herod with his soldiers, having despised him, and mocked him, arraying him in gorgeous apparel, sent him back to Pilate. 12 And Herod and Pilate became friends with each other that very day: for before they were at enmity between themselves.
13 And Pilate called together the chief priests and the rulers and the people, 14 and said to them, You brought to me this man, as one that perverts the people: and behold, I, having examined him before you, found no fault in this man touching those things of which you accuse him: 15 no, nor yet Herod: for he sent him back to us; and behold, nothing worthy of death has been done by him. 16 I will therefore chastise him, and release him. 17 18 But they cried out all together, saying, Away with this man, and release to us Barabbas:–19 one who for a certain insurrection made in the city, and for murder, was cast into prison. 20 And Pilate spoke to them again, desiring to release Yahshua; 21 but they shouted, saying, Impale, impale him. 22 And he said to them the third time, Why, what evil has this man done? I have found no cause of death in him: I will therefore chastise him and release him. 23 But they were urgent with loud voices, asking that he might be impaled. And their voices prevailed. 24 And Pilate gave sentence that what they asked for should be done. 25 And he released him that for insurrection and murder had been cast into prison, whom they asked for; but Yahshua he delivered up to their will.
26 And when they led him away, they laid hold upon one Simon of Cyrene, coming from the country, and laid on him the torture stake, to bear it after Yahshua.
27 And there followed him a great multitude of the people, and of women who mourned and lamented him. 28 But Yahshua turning to them said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me, but weep for yourselves, and for your children. 29 For behold, the days are coming, in which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the breasts that never gave suck. 30 Then shall they begin to say to the mountains, Fall on us; and to the hills, Cover us. 31 For if they do these things in the green tree, what shall be done in the dry?
32 And there were also two others, malefactors, led with him to be put to death.
33 And when they came to the place which is called The skull, there they impaled him, and the malefactors, one on the right hand and the other on the left. 34 And Yahshua said, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And parting his garments among them, they cast lots. 35 And the people stood beholding. And the rulers also scoffed at him, saying, He saved others; let him save himself, if this is the Messiah of Elohim, his chosen. 36 And the soldiers also mocked him, coming to him, offering him vinegar, 37 and saying, If you are the King of the Jews, save yourself. 38 And there was also a superscription over him, This Is The King Of The Jews.
39 And one of the malefactors that were hanged railed on him, saying, Are not you the Messiah? Save yourself and us. 40 But the other answered, and rebuking him said, Do you not even fear Elohim, seeing you are in the same condemnation? 41 And we indeed justly; for we receive the due reward of our deeds: but this man has done nothing amiss. 42 And he said, Yahshua, remember me when you come in your kingdom. 43 And he said to him, Truly I say to you today, you shall be with me in Paradise.
44 And it was now about the sixth hour, and a darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour, 45 the sun’s light failing: and the veil of the temple was rent in the middle. 46 And Yahshua, crying with a loud voice, said, Father, into your hands I commend my spirit: and having said this, he gave up the spirit. 47 And when the centurion saw what was done, he glorified Yahweh, saying, Certainly this was a righteous man. 48 And all the multitudes that came together to this sight, when they beheld the things that were done, returned striking their breasts. 49 And all his acquaintance, and the women that followed with him from Galilee, stood afar off, seeing these things.
50 And behold, a man named Joseph, who was a counselor, a good and righteous man 51 (he had not consented to their counsel and deed), a man of Arimathea, a city of the Jews, who was looking for the kingdom of Yahweh: 52 this man went to Pilate, and asked for the body of Yahshua. 53 And he took it down, and wrapped it in a linen cloth, and laid him in a tomb that was hewn in stone, where never man had yet lain. 54 And it was the day of the Preparation, and the Sabbath drew on. 55 And the women, who had come with him out of Galilee, followed after, and beheld the tomb, and how his body was laid. 56 And they returned, and prepared spices and ointments.
And on the Sabbath they rested according to the commandment.
But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they came to the tomb, bringing the spices which they had prepared. 2 And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb. 3 And they entered in, and found not the body of the Master Yahshua. 4 And it came to pass, while they were perplexed about it, behold, two men stood by them in dazzling apparel: 5 and as they were afraid and bowed down their faces to the earth, they said to them, Why seek you the living among the dead? 6 He is not here, but has been raised: remember how he spoke to you when he was yet in Galilee, 7 saying that the Son of man must be delivered up into the hands of sinful men, and be impaled, and the third day rise again. 8 And they remembered his words, 9 and returned from the tomb, and told all these things to the eleven, and to all the rest. 10 Now they were Miriam Magdalene, and Joanna, and Miriam the mother of Jacob: and the other women with them told these things to the apostles. 11 And these words appeared in their sight as idle talk; and they disbelieved them. 12 But Peter arose, and ran to the tomb; and stooping and looking in, he sees the linen cloths by themselves; and he departed to his home, wondering at that which had come to pass.
13 And behold, two of them were going that very day to a village named Emmaus, which was sixty furlongs from Jerusalem. 14 And they communed with each other of all these things which had happened. 15 And it came to pass, while they communed and questioned together, that Yahshua himself drew near, and went with them. 16 But their eyes were held that they should not know him. 17 And he said to them, What communications are these that you have one with another, as you walk? And they stood still, looking sad. 18 And one of them, named Cleopas, answering said to him, Do you alone sojourn in Jerusalem and not know the things which are come to pass there in these days? 19 And he said to them, What things? And they said to him, The things concerning Yahshua the Nazarene, who was a prophet mighty in deed and word before Elohim and all the people: 20 and how the chief priests and our rulers delivered him up to be condemned to death, and impaled him. 21 But we hoped that it was he who should redeem Israel. Yes and besides all this, it is now the third day since these things came to pass. 22 Moreover certain women of our company amazed us, having been early at the tomb; 23 and when they found not his body, they came, saying, that they had also seen a vision of angels, who said that he was alive. 24 And certain of them that were with us went to the tomb, and found it even so as the woman had said: but him they saw not. 25 And he said to them, O foolish men, and slow of heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken! 26 Was it not necessary the Messiah to suffer these things, and to enter into his glory? 27 And beginning from Moses and from all the prophets, he interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself. 28 And they drew near to the village, where they were going: and he made as though he would go further. 29 And they constrained him, saying, Remain with us; for it is toward evening, and the day is now far spent. And he went in to remain with them. 30 And it came to pass, when he had sat down with them to meat, he took the bread and blessed; and breaking it he gave to them. 31 And their eyes were opened, and they knew him; and he vanished out of their sight. 32 And they said one to another, Was not our heart burning within us, while he spoke to us in the way, while he opened to us the Scriptures? 33 And they rose up that very hour, and returned to Jerusalem, and found the eleven gathered together, and them that were with them, 34 saying, The Teacher has been raised indeed, and has appeared to Simon. 35 And they rehearsed the things that happened in the way, and how he was known of them in the breaking of the bread.
36 And as they spoke these things, he himself stood in the middle of them, and says to them, Peace be unto you. 37 But they were terrified and affrighted, and supposed that they beheld a spirit. 38 And he said to them, Why are you troubled? And why do questionings arise in your heart? 39 See my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: handle me, and see; for a spirit has not flesh and bones, as you behold me having. 40 And when he had said this, he showed them his hands and his feet. 41 And while they still disbelieved for joy, and wondered, he said to them, Have you here anything to eat? 42 And they gave him a piece of broiled fish. 43 And he took it, and ate before them.
44 And he said to them, These are my words which I spoke to you, while I was yet with you, that all things must needs be fulfilled, which are written in the law of Moses, and the prophets, and the psalms, concerning me. 45 Then he opened their mind, that they might understand the Scriptures; 46 and he said to them, In this manner it is written, that the Messiah should suffer, and rise again from the dead the third day; 47 and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem. 48 You are witnesses of these things. 49 And behold, I send forth the promise of my Father upon you: but stay you in the city, until you be clothed with power from on high.
50 And he led them out until they were over against Bethany: and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them. 51 And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he parted from them, and was carried up into heaven. 52 And they worshiped him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy: 53 and were continually in the temple, blessing Yahweh.