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Luke 22 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Judas Agrees to Betray Jesus

(Mat 26:1–5, 14–16; Mar 14:1, 2, 10, 11; Jhn 11:45–53 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:1 - Now the Festival of Unleavened Bread, called the Passover, was approaching,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:2 - and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were looking for some way to get rid of Jesus, for they were afraid of the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:3 - Then Satan entered Judas, called Iscariot, one of the Twelve.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:4 - And Judas went to the chief priests and the officers of the temple guard and discussed with them how he might betray Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:5 - They were delighted and agreed to give him money.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:6 - He consented, and watched for an opportunity to hand Jesus over to them when no crowd was present.

The Last Supper

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:7 - Then came the day of Unleavened Bread on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:8 - Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, “Go and make preparations for us to eat the Passover.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:9 - “Where do you want us to prepare for it?” they asked.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:10 - He replied, “As you enter the city, a man carrying a jar of water will meet you. Follow him to the house that he enters,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:11 - and say to the owner of the house, ‘The Teacher asks: Where is the guest room, where I may eat the Passover with my disciples?’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:12 - He will show you a large room upstairs, all furnished. Make preparations there.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:13 - They left and found things just as Jesus had told them. So they prepared the Passover.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:14 - When the hour came, Jesus and his apostles reclined at the table.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:15 - And he said to them, “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:16 - For I tell you, I will not eat it again until it finds fulfillment in the kingdom of God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:17 - After taking the cup, he gave thanks and said, “Take this and divide it among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:18 - For I tell you I will not drink again from the fruit of the vine until the kingdom of God comes.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:19 - And he took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:20 - In the same way, after the supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which is poured out for you.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:21 - But the hand of him who is going to betray me is with mine on the table.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:22 - The Son of Man will go as it has been decreed. But woe to that man who betrays him!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:23 - They began to question among themselves which of them it might be who would do this.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:24 - A dispute also arose among them as to which of them was considered to be greatest.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:25 - Jesus said to them, “The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them; and those who exercise authority over them call themselves Benefactors.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:26 - But you are not to be like that. Instead, the greatest among you should be like the youngest, and the one who rules like the one who serves.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:27 - For who is greater, the one who is at the table or the one who serves? Is it not the one who is at the table? But I am among you as one who serves.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:28 - You are those who have stood by me in my trials.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:29 - And I confer on you a kingdom, just as my Father conferred one on me,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:30 - so that you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom and 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, Satan has asked to sift all of you as wheat.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:32 - But I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned back, strengthen your brothers.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:33 - But he replied, “Lord, I am ready to go with you to prison and to death.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:34 - Jesus answered, “I tell you, Peter, before the rooster crows today, you will deny three times that you know me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:35 - Then Jesus asked them, “When I sent you without purse, bag or sandals, did you lack anything?” “Nothing,” they answered.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:36 - He said to them, “But now if you have a purse, take it, and also a bag; and if you don’t have a sword, sell your cloak and buy one.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:37 - It is written: ‘And he was numbered with the transgressors’[fn]; and I tell you that this must be fulfilled in me. Yes, what is written about me is reaching its fulfillment.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:38 - The disciples said, “See, Lord, here are two swords.” “That’s enough!” he replied.

Jesus Prays on the Mount of Olives

(Mat 26:36–46; Mar 14:32–42; Jhn 18:1 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:39 - Jesus went out as usual to the Mount of Olives, and his disciples followed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:40 - On reaching the place, he said to them, “Pray that you will not fall into temptation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:41 - He withdrew about a stone’s throw beyond them, knelt down and prayed,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:42 - “Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not my will, but yours be done.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:43 - An angel from heaven appeared to him and strengthened him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:44 - And being in anguish, he prayed more earnestly, and his sweat was like drops of blood falling to the ground.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:45 - When he rose from prayer and went back to the disciples, he found them asleep, exhausted from sorrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:46 - “Why are you sleeping?” he asked them. “Get up and pray so that you will not fall into temptation.”

Jesus Arrested

(Mat 26:47–56; Mar 14:43–52; Jhn 18:1–11 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:47 - While he was still speaking a crowd came up, and the man who was called Judas, one of the Twelve, was leading them. He approached Jesus to kiss him,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:48 - but Jesus asked him, “Judas, are you betraying the Son of Man with a kiss?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:49 - When Jesus’ followers saw what was going to happen, they said, “Lord, should we strike with our swords?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:50 - And one of them struck the servant of the high priest, cutting off his right ear.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:51 - But Jesus answered, “No more of this!” And he touched the man’s ear and healed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:52 - Then Jesus said to the chief priests, the officers of the temple guard, and the elders, who had come for him, “Am I leading a rebellion, that you have come with swords and clubs?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:53 - Every day I was with you in the temple courts, and you did not lay a hand on me. But this is your hour—when darkness reigns.”

Peter Disowns Jesus

(Mat 26:69–75; Mar 14:66–72; Jhn 18:13–18, 25–27 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:54 - Then seizing him, they led him away and took him into the house of the high priest. Peter followed at a distance.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:55 - And when some there had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and had sat down together, Peter sat down with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:56 - A servant girl saw him seated there in the firelight. She looked closely at him and said, “This man was with him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:57 - But he denied it. “Woman, I don’t know him,” he said.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:58 - A little later someone else saw him and said, “You also are one of them.” “Man, I am not!” Peter replied.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:59 - About an hour later another asserted, “Certainly this fellow was with him, for he is a Galilean.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:60 - Peter replied, “Man, I don’t know what you’re talking about!” Just as he was speaking, the rooster crowed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:61 - The Lord turned and looked straight at Peter. Then Peter remembered the word the Lord had spoken to him: “Before the rooster crows today, you will disown me three times.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:62 - And he went outside and wept bitterly.

The Guards Mock Jesus

(Mat 26:67, 68; Mar 14:65 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:63 - The men who were guarding Jesus began mocking and beating him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:64 - They blindfolded him and demanded, “Prophesy! Who hit you?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:65 - And they said many other insulting things to him.

Jesus Before Pilate and Herod

(Mat 26:57–68; Mar 14:61–64; Jhn 18:12–14, 19–24 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:66 - At daybreak the council of the elders of the people, both the chief priests and the teachers of the law, met together, and Jesus was led before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:67 - “If you are the Messiah,” they said, “tell us.” Jesus answered, “If I tell you, you will not believe me,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:68 - and if I asked you, you would not answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:69 - But from now on, the Son of Man will be seated at the right hand of the mighty God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:70 - They all asked, “Are you then the Son of God?” He replied, “You say that I am.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:71 - Then they said, “Why do we need any more testimony? We have heard it from his own lips.”
NIV Footnotes
Some manuscripts do not have given for you ? poured out for you.
Isaiah 53:12
Many early manuscripts do not have verses 43 and 44.

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