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53 When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched forth no hands against me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.

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54 ¶Then 'took they him, and led him, and brought him into the High Priest's house. And Peter followed afar off.

55 And when they had 'kindled a fire in the midst of the hall, and were set down together, Peter sat down among them.

56 But a certain maid beheld him as he sat by the fire, and earnestly looked upon him, and said, This man was also with him.

57 And he denied him, saying, Woman, I know him not.

58 And after a little while another saw him, and said, Thou art also24 of them. And Peter said, Man, I am not.

59 And about the space of one hour after

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Y JOB, XX. 5: The triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment. JOHN, xii. 27: The words under ver. 44.

z See on MAT. XXVI. 57.

a See on MAT. xxvi. 69.

b MAT. xxvi. 71: And when he was gone out into the porch, another maid saw him, and said unto them that were there, This fellow was also with Jesus of Nazareth. MARK, xiv. 69: And a maid saw him again, and began to say to them that stood by, This is one of them. JOHN, xviii. 25: And Simon Peter stood and warmed himself. They said therefore unto him, Art not thou also one of his disciples? He denied it, and said, I am not.

C MAT. xxvi. 73: And after a while came unto him they that stood by, and said to Peter, Surely thou also art one of them, for thy speech bewrayeth thee. MARK, xiv. 70: And he denied it again. And a little after, they that stood by said again to Peter, Surely thou art one of them: for thou art a Galilæan, and thy speech agreeth thereto. JOHN, Xviii. 26: One of the servants of the High Priest, being his kinsman whose ear

another confidently affirmed, saying, Of a truth this fellow also was with him: for he is a Galilæan. 60 And Peter said, Man, I know not what thou sayest. And immediately, while he yet spake, the cock crew.

61 And the Lord turned, and looked upon Peter. And "Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how he had said unto him, "Before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice.

62 And Peter went out, and wept bitterly. 63¶And the men that held 25 Jesus 'mocked him, and smote him.

64 And when they had blindfolded him, they struck him on the face, and asked him, saying, Prophesy, who is it that smote thee?

65 And many other things blasphemously 26 spake they against him.

66 ¶ And as soon as it was day, the "elders

25 stood about. Ma. 26 despitefully. Ma. Cr. Ud.

Peter cut off, saith, Did not I see thee in the garden with him?

d MAT. xxvi. 75: And Peter remembered the word of Jesus, which said unto him, Before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice. And he went out, and wept bitterly. MARK, xiv. 72: And the second time the cock crew. And Peter called to mind the word that Jesus said unto him, Before the cock crow twice, thou shalt deny me thrice. And when he thought thereon, he wept.

e See on MAT. xxvi. 34.

fMAT.xxvi. 67, 68: Then did they spit in his face, and buffeted him: and others smote him with the palms of their hands, saying, Prophesy unto us, thou Christ, Who is he that smote thee? MARK, xiv. 65: And some began to spit on him, and to cover his face, and to buffet him, and to say unto him, Prophesy: and the servants did strike him with the palms of their hands. 8 Mat. xxvii. 1: When the morning was come, all the Chief Priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death.

ACTs, iv. 26: The kings of the earth stood up, and the rulers were gathered together against the Lord, and against his Christ. do. xxii. 5: As also the High Priest do bear me

of the people and the Chief Priests and the Scribes came together, and led him into 27 their council, saying,

67 Art thou the Christ? tell us. And he said unto them, If I tell you, ye will not believe:

68 And if I also ask you, ye will not answer me, nor let me go.

69 Hereafter shall the Son of man sit on the right hand of the power of God.


70 Then said they all, Art thou then the Son of God? And he said unto them, 'Ye say that I am.28 71 And they said, What need we any further witness? for we ourselves have heard of his own mouth.


1 Jesus is accused before Pilate, and sent to Herod: 8 Herod mocketh him: 12 Herod and Pilate are made friends: 13 Barabbas is desired of the people, and is loosed by Pilate, and Jesus is given to be crucified: 27 he telleth the women, that lament him, the destruction of Jerusalem: 34 prayeth for his enemies: 39 two evildoers are crucified with him: 46 his death: 50 his burial.

AND the "whole multitude of them arose, and led him unto Pilate.

27 before. Co. 28 Ye say it, for I am. Co.

witness, and all the estate of the elders: from whom also I received letters unto the brethren, and went to Damascus, to bring them which were there bound unto Jerusalem for to be punished.

MAT. xxvi, 63: But Jesus held his peace. And the High Priest answered and said unto him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Christ, the Son of God. MARK, xiv. 61: But he held his peace, and answered nothing. Again the High Priest asked him, and said unto him, Art thou the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?

k See on MAT. xxii. 44.


1 MAT. xxvi. 64: Jesus said unto him, Thou hast said. MARK, xiv. 62: Jesus said, I am,cil solo od bro

m MAT. xxvi. 65: Then the High Priest rent his clothes, saying, He hath spoken blasphemy; what further need have we of witnesses? behold, now ye have heard his blasphemy. MARK, xiv. 63: Then the High Priest rent his clothes, and saith, What need we any further witnesses?: 89 vi Jedinge baa bio CHAP. XXIII. based

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MAT. xxvii. 2; And when they had bound him, they led

2 And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this fellow "perverting the nation, and forbidding to give2 tribute to Cæsar, saying that dhe himself is Christ a King.

3 And Pilate asked him, saying, Art thou the King of the Jews? And he answered him and

said, Thou sayest it.

4 Then said Pilate to the Chief Priests and to the people, 'I find no fault in this man.


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him away, and delivered him to Pontius Pilate the governor. MARK, XV. 1: And straightway in the morning the Chief Priests held a consultation with the elders and Scribes and the whole counsel; and bound Jesus, and carried him away, and delivered him to Pilate. JOHN, xviii. 28: Then led they Jesus from Caiaphas, unto the hall of judgment. Acтs, iii. 13: Whom ye delivered up, and denied him presence of Pilate, when he was determined to let him go. b Ver. 5, Acтs, xvi. 20, 21: And brought them to the magistrates, saying, These men, being Jews, do exceedingly trouble our city, and teach customs, which are not lawful for us to receive, neither to observe, being Romans. do. xvii. 6, 7: And when they found them not, they drew Jason and certain brethren unto the rulers of the city, crying, These that have turned the world upside down are come hither also; Whom Jason hath received: and these all do contrary to the decrees of Cæsar, saying that there is another king, one Jesus.

MAT. xvii. 27: Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea, and cast an hook, and take up the fish that first cometh up; and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a piece of money: that take, and give unto them for me and thee. MAT. xxii. 21: Render-unto Cæsar the things which are Cæsar's: and unto God the things which are God's. MARK, xii. 17: And Jesus answering said unto them, Render to Cæsar the things that are Cæsar's, and to God the things that are God's. And they marvelled at him.

JOHN, xviii. 36: Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from hence. JOHN, xix. 12: If thou let this man go, thou art not Cæsar's friend: whosoever maketh himself a king speaketh against Cæsar.

* See on MAT. xxvii. 11.

Ver. 14, Ps. xxxv. 7: Without cause have they hid for me

5 And they were the more fierce, saying, He hstirreth up the people, teaching throughout all Jewry, beginning from Galilee to this place.

6 When Pilate heard of Galilee, he asked whether the man were a Galilæan.

7 And as soon as he knew that he belonged unto 'Herod's jurisdiction, he sent him to Herod, who himself also was at Jerusalem at that time.


8 ¶ And when Herod saw Jesus, he was exceeding glad for he was desirous to see him of a long season, 'because he had heard many things of him; and "he hoped to have seen some miracle done by him.

9 Then he questioned with him in many words; but "he answered him nothing.

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their net in a pit, which without cause they have digged for my soul. MAT. xxvii. 18: He knew that for envy they had delivered him. ACTS, xxvi. 31: This man doeth nothing worthy of death or of bonds.

8 Ps. lvii. 4: My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

hAMOS, vii. 10: Amaziah the priest of Beth-el sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos hath conspired against thee in the midst of the house of Israel: the land is not able to bear all his words.

LUKE, iii. 1: Herod being tetrarch of Galilee.

* LUKE, ix. 7, 9: Now Herod the tetrarch heard of all that was done by him,—And he desired to see him.

'MAT. xiv. 1: At that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus. MARK, vi. 14: King Herod heard of him, for his name was spread abroad.

m 2 KINGS, v. 11: But Naaman was wroth, and went away, and said, Behold, I thought, He will surely come out to me, and stand, and call on the name of the LORD his God, and strike his hand over the place, and recover the leper.

" Ps. xxxviii. 13, 14: But I, as a deaf man, heard not; and I was as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth. Thus I was as a man that heareth not, and in whose mouth are no reproofs. ISA, liii. 7: He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamb to the slaugh

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