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Christ betrayed,


falsely accused, 38 Watch ye and pray, lest|swords and with staves to take ye enter into temptation. The me? spirit truly is ready, but the 49 I was daily with you in the flesh is weak.

temple, teaching, and ye took 39 And again he went away, me not : but the scriptures must and prayed, and spake the same be fulfilled. words.

50 And they all forsook him 40 And when he returned, and fled. he found them asleep again, (for 51 And there followed him a their eyes were heavy;) neither certain young man, having a wist they what to answer him. Jlinen cloth cast about his naked

41 And he cometh the third|body; and the young men laid time, and saith unto them, Sleep hold on him. on now, and take your rest: it 52 And he left the linen cloth, is enough, the hour is come; be- and fled from them naked. hold, the Son of man is betrayed 53 | And they led Jesus away into the hands of sinners to the high priest: and with him

42 Rise up, let us go; lo, he were assembled all the chief that betrayeth me is at hand. priests, and the elders and the

43 And immediately while he scribes. yet spake, cometh Judas, one 54 And Peter followed him of the twelve, and with him a afar off, even into the palace of great multitude with swords and the high priest: and he sat with staves, from the chief priests, the servants, and warmed himand the scribes, and the elders. self at the fire.

44 And he that betrayed him, 55 And the chief priests, and had given them a token, saying, all the council, sought for witWhomsoever I shall kiss, that ness against Jesus to put him to same is he; take him, and lead death; and found none : him away safely.

56 For many bare false wit45 And as soon as he was ness against him, but their witcome, he goeth straightway to ness agreed not together. him, and saith, Master, Master; 57 And there arose certain, and kissed him.

and bare false witness against 46 | And they laid their hands him, saying, on him, and took him.

58 We heard him say, I will 47 And one of them that stood destroy this temple that is made by, drew a sword, and smote a with hands, and within three servant of the high priest, and days I will build another made cut off his ear.

without hands. 48 And Jesus answered and 59 But neither so did their said unto them, Are ye come witness agree together. out as against a thief, with! 60 And the high priest stood and condemned..


Peter denieth Christ.

saying, Answerest thou nothing? And a little after, they that what is it which these witness stood by said again to Peter, against thee?

Surely thou art one of them: for 61 But he held his peace, and thou art a Galilean, and thy · answered nothing. Again the speech agreeth thereto. high priest asked him, and said 71 But he began to curse and unto him, Art thou the Christ, to swear, saying, I know not this the Son of the Blessed ? man of whom ye speak.

62 And Jesus said, I am: and 72 And the second time the ye shall see the Son of man sit-cock crew. And Peter called ting on the right hand of power, to mind the word that Jesus said and coming in the clouds of unto him, Before the cock crow heaven.

twice, thou shalt deny me thrice. 63 Then the high priest rent And when he thought thereon, his clothes, and saith, What he wept. need we any further witnesses ?

CHAP. XV. 64 Ye have heard the blas Christ brought before Pilate. phemy: what think ye? And AND straightway in the They all condemned him to be A morning the chief priests guilty of death.

. held a consultation with the 65 And some began to spit elders and scribes, and the on him, and to cover his face, whole council, and bound Jesus, and to buffet him, and to say and carried him away, and deunto him, Prophesy: and the livered him to Pilate. servants did strike him with the 2 And Pilate asked him, Art palms of their hands. .. thou the King of the Jews ? And

66 | And as Peter was be- he answering, said unto him, neath in the palace, there Thou sayest it. cometh one of the maids of the 3 And the chief priests achigh priest:

cused him of many things : but 67 And when she saw Peter he answered nothing. warming himself, she looked 4 And Pilate asked him aga upon him, and said, And thou saying, Answerest thou nothing? also wast with Jesus of Nazareth. behold how many things they

68 But he denied, saying, I witness against thee. know not, neither understand I 5 But Jesus yet answered nowhat thou sayest. And he went thing : so that Pilate marvelled. out into the porch; and the 6 Now at that feast he released cock crew.

unto them one prisoner, whom69 And a maid saw him again, soever they desired. and began to say to them that 7 And there was one named stood by, This is one of them. Barabbas, which lay bound with

Barabbas released.


Christ is crucified. them that had made insurrec-Ispit upon him, and bowing their tion with him, who had com- knees, worshipped him. mitted murder in the insurrec- 20 And when they had mock. tion.

ed him, they took off the purple 8 And the multitude crying from him, and put his own aloud, began to desire him to do clothes on him, and led him out as he had ever done unto them. to crucify him..

9 But Pilate answered them, 21 And they compel one Sisaying, Will ye that I release mon a Cyrenian, who passed by,

10 (For he knew that the father of Alexander and Rufus, chief priests had delivered him to bear his cross. for envy.)

22 And they bring him unto 11 But the chief priests moved the place Golgotha, which is, the people that he should rather being interpreted, The place of release Barabbas unto them. Ja skull.

12 And Pilate answered, and 23 And they gave him to said again unto them, What will drink, wine mingled with myrrh: ye then that I shall do unto him but he received it not. whom ye call the King of the 24 And when they had cruciJews ?

fied him, they parted his gar13 And they cried out again, ments, casting lots upon them, Crucify him.

what every man should take. 14 Then Pilate said unto 25 And it was the third hour, them, Why, what evil hath he and they crucified him. done? And they cried out the 26 And the superscription of more exceedingly, Crucify him. his accusation was written over,

15 | And so Pilate, willing to THE KING OF THE JEWS. content the people, released 27 And with him they crucify Barabbas unto them, and de- two thieves, the one on his right livered Jesus, when he had hand, and the other on his left. scourged him, to be crucified. | 28 And the scripture was

16 And the soldiers led him fulfilled, which saith, And he away into the hall, called Pre-was numbered with the transtorium; and they call together gressors. the whole band;

29 And they that passed by.. 17 And they clothed him with railed on him, wagging their purple, and platted a crown of heads, and saying, Ah, thou thorns, and put it about his head, that destroyest the temple, and

18 And began to salute him, buildest it in three days, Hail, King of the Jews!

30 Save thyself, and come 19 And they smote him on down from the cross.

His death

and burial. priests mocking, said among| 41 Who also, when he was in themselves with the scribes, He Galilee, followed him, and misaved others; himself he cannot nistered unto him; and many save.

Jother women which came up 32 Let Christ the King of with him unto Jerusalem. Israel descend now from the 42 | And now, when the even cross, that we may see and be-was come, (because it was the lieve. And they that were cru- preparation, that is, the day becified with him, reviled him. fore the sabbath,)

33 And when the sixth hour 43 Joseph of Arimathea, an was come, there was darkness honourable counsellor, which over the whole land, until the also waited for the kingdom of ninth hour.

God, came, and went in boldly 34 And at the ninth hour unto Pilate, and craved the Jesus cried with a loud voice, body of Jesus. . saying, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabach- 44 And Pilate marvelled if he thani? which is, being inter- were already dead : and calling preted, My God, my God, why unto him the centurion, he asked hast thou forsaken me? him whether he had been any

35 And some of them that while dead. stood by, when they heard it, 45 And when he knew it of said, Behold, he calleth Elias. the centurion, he gave the body

36 And one ran and filled a to Joseph. sponge full of vinegar, and put 46 And he bought fine linen, it on a reed, and gave him to and took him down, and wrapdrink, saying, Let alone; let us ped him in the linen, and laid see whether Elias will come to him in a sepulchre which was take him down.

hewn out of a rock, and rolled 37 And Jesus cried with a loud a stone unto the door of the voice, and gave up the ghost. sepulchre.

38 And the vail of the temple 47 And Mary Magdalene and was rent in twain, from the top Mary the mother of Joses beheld to the bottom.

where he was laid. 39 | And when the centurion

CHAP. XVI. which stood over against him, Christ's resurrection. saw that he so cried out, and AND when the sabbath was

gave up the ghost, he said, Truly A past, Mary Magdalene, E this man was the Son of God. and Mary the mother of James,

40 There were also women and Salome, had bought sweet looking on afar off, among whom spices, that they might come was Mary Magdalene, and Mary and anoint him. the mother of James the less, 2 And very early in the mornand of Joses, and Salome; ling, the first day of the week, |


Christ's resurrection, MARK, XVI.

and appearance. they came unto the sepulchre had been seen of her, believed at the rising of the sun : not.

3 And they said among them- 12 | After that, he appeared selves, Who shall roll us away in another form unto two of the stone from the door of the them, as they walked, and went sepulchre ?

linto the country. 4 (And when they looked, 13 And they went and told it they saw that the stone was unto the residue: neither berolled away,) for it was very lieved they them. great.

14 Afterward he appeared 5 And entering into the sepul- unto the eleven, as they sat at chre, they saw a young man meat, and upbraided them with sitting on the right side, clothed their unbelief, and hardness of in a long white garment; and heart, because they believed they were affrighted.

not them which had seen him 6 And he saith unto them, Be after he was risen. not affrighted : ye seek Jesus of 15 And he said unto them, Nazareth, which was crucified: Go ye into all the world, and he is risen; he is not here: be- preach the gospel to every hold the place where they laid creature. him.

1 16 He that believeth and is 7 But go your way, tell his baptized, shall be saved; but disciples and Peter, that he he that believeth not, shall be goeth before you into Galilee : damned. there shall ye see him, as he 17 And these signs shall follow said unto you.

them that believe : In my name 8 And they went out quickly, shall they cast out devils; they and fled from the sepulchre; shall speak with new tongues; for they trembled, and were 18 They shall take up seramazed: neither said they any pents; and if they drink any thing to any man ; for they were deadly thing, it shall not hurt afraid.

them; they shall lay hands on 9 Now, when Jesus was risen the sick, and they shall recover. early, the first day of the week, 19 | So then, after the Lord he appeared first to Mary Mag- had spoken unto them, he was dalene, out of whom he had cast received up into heaven, and seven devils.

sat on the right hand of God. 10 And she went and told 20 And they went forth, and them that had been with him, preached every where, the Lord as they mourned and wept. working with them, and confirm

11 And they, when they had ing the word with signs followheard that he was alive, andling. Amen.

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