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Luke 22 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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The Plot to Kill Jesus

(Mat 26:1–5, 14–16; Mar 14:1, 2, 10, 11; Jhn 11:45–53 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:1 -

Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread, which is called the Passover, was drawing near.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:2 - And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they might put Him to death; for they were afraid of the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:3 -

And Satan entered into Judas who was called Iscariot, who [fn]belonged to the number of the twelve.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:4 - And he went away and discussed with the chief priests and officers how he might betray Him to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:5 - And they were glad and agreed to give him money.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:6 - So he consented, and began seeking a good opportunity to betray Him to them [fn]apart from the crowd.

The Passover Meal

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:7 -

Then came the first day of Unleavened Bread on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:8 - And Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, “Go and prepare the Passover for us, so that we may eat it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:9 - And they said to Him, “Where do You want us to prepare it?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:10 - And He said to them, “Behold, after you have entered the city, a man will meet you carrying a pitcher of water; follow him into the house that he enters.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:11 - “And you shall say to the owner of the house, ‘The Teacher says to you, “Where is the guest room in which I may eat the Passover with My disciples?”’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:12 - “And he will show you a large, furnished upper room; prepare it there.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:13 - And they left and found everything just as He had told them; and they prepared the Passover.

The Lord’s Supper

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:14 -

And when the hour had come, He reclined at the table, and the apostles with Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:15 - And He said to them, “I have earnestly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:16 - for I say to you, I shall never again eat it until it is fulfilled in the kingdom of God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:17 - And when He had taken a cup and given thanks, He said, “Take this and share it among yourselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:18 - “For I say to you, I will not drink of the fruit of the vine from now on until the kingdom of God comes.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:19 - And when He had taken some bread and 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.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:20 - And in the same way He took the cup after they had eaten, saying, “This cup which is poured out for you is the new covenant in My blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:21 - “But behold, the hand of the one betraying Me is with Me on the table.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:22 - “For indeed, the Son of Man is going as it has been determined; but woe to that man by whom He is betrayed!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:23 - And they began to argue among themselves which one of them it might be who was going to do this thing.

Who Is Greatest?

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:24 -

And there arose also a dispute among them as to which one of them was regarded to be greatest.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:25 - And He said to them, “The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them, and those who have authority over them are called ‘Benefactors.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:26 - “But not so with you; rather the one who is the greatest among you must become like the youngest, and the leader like the servant.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:27 - “For who is greater, the one who reclines at the table or the one who serves? Is it not the one who reclines? But I am among you as the one who serves.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:28 -

“Now you are those who have stood by Me in My trials,

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:29 - and I grant you a kingdom, just as My Father granted one to Me,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:30 - that you may eat and drink at My table in My kingdom, and you will sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
(Mat 26:31–35; Mar 14:27–31; Jhn 13:36–38 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:31 -

“Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has [fn]demanded to sift all of you like wheat.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:32 - “But I have prayed earnestly for you, that your faith may not fail; and you, once you have returned, strengthen your brothers.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:33 - But he said to Him, “Lord, with You I am ready to go both to prison and to death!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:34 - And He said, “I say to you, Peter, the rooster will not crow today until you have denied three times that you know Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:35 -

And He said to them, “When I sent you out without money belt and bag and sandals, did you lack anything?” They said, “Not a thing.”

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:36 - And He said to them, “But now, [fn]whoever has a money belt is to take it along, likewise also a bag, and [fn]whoever has no sword should sell his garment and buy one.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:37 - “For I tell you that this which is written must be [fn]completed in Me, ‘AND HE WAS NUMBERED WITH TRANSGRESSORS’; for that which refers to Me has its [fn]completion.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:38 - And they said, “Lord, look, here are two swords.” And He said to them, “It is enough.”

Jesus Prays in Gethsemane

(Mat 26:36–46; Mar 14:32–42; Jhn 18:1 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:39 -

And He came out and went as was His custom to the Mount of Olives; and the disciples also followed Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:40 - Now when He arrived at the place, He said to them, “Pray that you may not enter into temptation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:41 - And He withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, and He knelt down and began to pray,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:42 - saying, “Father, if You are willing, remove this cup from Me, yet not My will, but Yours be done.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:43 - [fn]Now an angel from heaven appeared to Him, strengthening Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:44 - And being in agony He was praying very fervently, and His sweat became like drops of blood, falling down upon the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:45 - And when He rose from prayer, He came to the disciples and found them sleeping from sorrow,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:46 - and said to them, “Why are you sleeping? Rise up and pray that you may not enter into temptation.”

The Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus

(Mat 26:47–56; Mar 14:43–52; Jhn 18:1–11 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:47 -

While He was still speaking, behold, a crowd came, and the one called Judas, one of the twelve, was coming ahead of them, and he approached Jesus to kiss Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:48 - But Jesus said to him, “Judas, are you betraying the Son of Man with a kiss?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:49 - And when those around Him saw what was going to happen, they said, “Lord, shall we strike with the sword?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:50 - And one of them struck the slave of the high priest and cut off his right ear.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:51 - But Jesus answered and said, [fn]Stop! No more of this.” And He touched his ear and healed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:52 - Then Jesus said to the chief priests and officers of the temple and elders who had come against Him, “Have you come out with swords and clubs as against a robber?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:53 - “While I was with you daily in the temple, you did not stretch out your hands against Me, but [fn]this hour and the authority of darkness are yours.”
(Mat 26:69–75; Mar 14:66–72; Jhn 18:13–18, 25–27 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:54 -

Now having arrested Him, they led Him away and brought Him to the house of the high priest, but Peter was following at a distance.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:55 - And after they had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and had sat down together, Peter was sitting among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:56 - And a servant-girl, seeing him as he sat in the firelight and looking intently at him, said, “This man was with Him too.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:57 - But he denied it, saying, “Woman, I do not know Him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:58 - A little later, another saw him and said, “You are one of them too!” But Peter said, “Man, I am not!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:59 - And after about an hour had passed, another man began to insist, saying, “Certainly this man was with Him too, for he also is a Galilean.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:60 - But Peter said, “Man, I do not know what you are talking about.” Immediately, while he was still speaking, a rooster crowed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:61 - And the Lord turned and looked at Peter. And Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how He had told him, “Before a rooster crows today, you will deny Me three times.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:62 - And he went out and cried bitterly.
(Mat 26:67, 68; Mar 14:65 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:63 -

Now the men who were holding [fn]Jesus in custody were mocking Him while they beat Him,

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:64 - and they blindfolded Him and were asking Him, saying, “Prophesy, who is the one who hit You?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:65 - And they were saying many other things against Him, blaspheming.

Jesus Before the Sanhedrin

(Mat 26:57–68; Mar 14:61–64; Jhn 18:12–14, 19–24 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:66 -

And as the day came, the [fn]Sanhedrin of elders of the people assembled, both chief priests and scribes, and they led Him away to their [fn]Sanhedrin, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:67 - “If You are the [fn]Christ, tell us.” But He said to them, “If I tell you, you will not believe,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:68 - and if I ask a question, you will not answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:69 - “But from now on THE SON OF MAN WILL BE SEATED AT THE RIGHT HAND of the power OF [fn]GOD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:70 - And they all said, “Are You the Son of God, then?” And He said to them, “You yourselves say that I am.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:71 - Then they said, “What further need do we have of testimony? For we have heard it ourselves from His own mouth.”
LSB Footnotes
Lit being of
Or without a disturbance
Or obtained by asking
Lit he who
Lit he who
Or finished, cf. 12:50
Lit end
Some early mss omit vv 43-44
Or “Let them do this,” and He touched
Lit this is your hour and power of darkness
Lit Him
Or Council
Or Council
In OT, Yahweh, cf. Ps 110:1

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