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all fled away.
36 And he saith: Abba, Father, lay hands on me But that the all things are possible to thee, re- scriptures may be fulfilled. move this chalice from me, but not 50 Then his disciples leaving him, what I will, but what thou wilt.
37 And he cometh, and findeth 51 And a certain young man folthem sleeping. And he saith to Pe- lowed him having a linen cloth casti ter : Simon, sleepest thou ? couldst about his naked body; and they thou not watch one hour?
laid hold on him. 38 Watch ye, and pray that you 52 But he, casting off the linen enter not into temptation. The spi- cloth, fled from them naked. rit indeed is willing, but the flesh 53 And they brought JESUS to is weak.
the high-priest; and all the priests 39 And going away again, he and the scribes and the ancients asprayed, saying the same words. sembled together.
40' And when he returned he 54 And Peter followed him afar found them again asleep (for their off
, even into the court of the higheyes were heavy) and they knew priest; and he sat with the servants. not what to answer him.
at the fire, and warmed himself. 41 And he cometh the third time, 55 And the chief priests and all and saith to them: Sleep ye
the council sought for evidence and take your rest. It is enough: against Jesus, that they might put the hour is come; behold the Son him to death, and found none. of man shall be betrayed into the 56 For many bore false witness hands of sinners.
against him, and their evidence 42 Rise up, let us go. Behold, were not agreeing. he that will betray me, is at hand. 57 And some rising up, bore
43 And while he was yet speak-false witness against him, saying ing, cometh Judas Iscariot one of 58 We heard him say, I will dethe 'twelve, and with him a great stroy this temple made with hands, multitude with swords and staves, and within three days I will build from the chief priests and the scribes another not made with hands. and the ancients.
59 And their witness did not agree. · 44 And he that betrayed him had 60 And the high-priest rising up given them a sign, saying : Whom- in the midst, asked Jesus, saying: soever I shall kiss, that is he, lay Answerest thou ' nothing to the hold on him, and lead him away things that are laid to thy charge carefully.
by these men ? : 45 And when he was come, im 61 But he held his peace and mediately going up to him, he saith: answered nothing. Again the highHail Rabbi: and he kissed him. priest asked him, and said to him :
46 But they laid hands on him, Art thou the Christ the Son of the and held him.
blessed God ? 47 And one of them that stood by 62 And Jesus said to him: 1 am. drawing a sword, struck a servant And you shall see the Son of man of the chief priest, and cut off his sitting on the right hand of the
power of God, and coming with the 48 And Jesus answering, said clouds of heaven. to them: Are you come out as to a 63 Then the high-priest rending robber with swords and staves to his garments, saith : What need we apprehend me?
any farther witnesses ? 49 I was daily with you in the 64 You have heard the blasphemy. temple teaching, and you did not what think you! Who all con
demned him to be guilty of death. thing; 8o that Pilate wondered. 65 And some began to spit on
6 Now on the festival day he was him, and to cover his face, and to wont to release unto them one of buffet him, and to say unto him : the prisoners, whomsoever they deProphesy: and the servants struck manded. him with the palms of their hands. 7 And there was one called Ba
66 Now when Peter was in the rabbas, who was put in prison with court below, there cometh one of the some seditious men, who in the maid-servants of the high-priest. sedition had committed murder.
67 And when she had seen Peter 8 And when the multitude was warming himself, looking on him come up, they began to desire that she saith : Thou also wast with he would do, as he had ever done Jesus of Nazareth.
unto them. 68 But he denied, saying: 1 nei
9 And Pilate answered them, ther know nor understand what thou and said : Will you that I release sayest. And he went forth before to you the king of the Jews ? the court; and the cock crew.
io For he knew that the chief 69 And again a 'maid-servant priests had delivered him up out of seeing him, began to say to the envy. standers by: This is one of them. 11 But the chief priests moved
70 But he denied again. And the people, that he should rather after a while they that stood by, release Barabbas to them. said again to Peter : Surely thou 12 And Pilate again answering, art one of them ; for thou art also saith to them: What will you then a Galilean.
that I do to the king of the Jews ? » 71 But he began to curse and to 13 But they again cried out ;swear, saying, I know not this man Crucify him. of whom you speak.
14 And Pilate saith to them: Why, 72 And immediately the cock what evil hath he done ? But they crew again. And Peter remember- cried out the more : Crucify him. ed the word that Jesus had said 15. And so Pilate being willing unto him : Before the cock crow to satisfy the people, released to twice, thou shalt thrice deny me. them Barabbas, and delivered up And he began to weep:
JESUS, when he had scourged him, CHAP. XV.
to be crucified. Continuation of the passion.
16 And the soldiers led him away A ND straightway in the morning into the court of the palace, and
the chief priests holding a con- they call together the whole band : sultation with the ancients and the 17 And they clothe him with scribes and the whole council, purple, and platting a crown of binding Jesus led him away, and thorns, they put it upon him. delivered him to Pilate.
18 And they began to salute 2 And Pilate asked him: Art thou him : Hail, king of the Jews. the king of the Jews? but he answer 19 And they struck his head ing, saith to him: Thou sayest it. with a reed: And they did spit on
3 And the chief priests accused him. And bowing their knees, they him in many things.
adored him. 4 And Pilate again asked him, 20 And after they had mocked saying: Answerest thou nothing : him, they took off the purple from behold in how many things they him, and put his own garments on accuse thee.
him, and they led him out to cru5 But JESUS still answered no-cify him.
21 And they forced one Simona 35 And some of the standers by Cyrenian who passed by, coming hearing, said: Behold, he calleth out of the country, the father of Elias. Alexander and of Rufus, to take 36 And one running and filling up his cross.
a spunge with vinegar, and putting 22 And they bring him into the it upon a reed, gave him to drink, place called Golgotha, which being saying : Stay, let us see if Elias interpreted is, the place of Calvary: come to take him down. "23. And they gave him to drink 37 And Jesus having cried out wine mingled with myrrh ; but he with a loud voice, gave up the ghost took it not.
38 And the veil of the temple 1.*: 24 And crucifying him, they đi- was rent in two, from the top to the vided his garments, casting lots bottom. upon them, what every man should 39 And the centurion who stood take.
over against him, seeing that cry25. And it was the third hour, ing out in this manner he had given and they crucified him.
up the ghost, said : Indeed this 26. And the inscription of his man was the Son of God. cause was written over, THE KING 40 And there were also women OF THE Jews.
looking on afar off: among whom 27 And with him they' crucify was Mary Magdalen, and Mary two thieves, the one on his right the mother of James the less and "hand and the other on his left. of Joseph, and Salome';
28 And the scripture was ful 41 Who also when he was in filled which saith And with the Galilee, followed him,and ministerwicked he was reputed. :
ed to him, and many other women 29 : And they that passed by, that came up with him to Jerusalem. blasphemed him, wagging 'their 42 And when evening
was now heads, and saying: Vah, thou that come (because it was the Parasceve, destroyest the temple of God, and that is the day before the Sabbath,) in three days buildest it up again : 43 Joseph of Arimathea a noble
30 Save thyself, coming down counsellor, who was also himself from the cross.
looking for the kingdom of God, 31 In like manner also the chief came and went in boldly to Pilate, priests mocking said with the and begged the body of Jesus. 'scribes one to another : He saved 44 But Pilate wondered that he others, himself he cannot save, should be already dead. And send
32 Let Christ the king of Israel ing for the centurion, he asked him come down' now from the cross, if he were already dead. 'that we may see and believe. And 45 And when he had understood they that were crucified with him, it by the centurion, he gave the reviled him.
body to Joseph. 33 And when the sixth hour was 46 And Joseph buying fine linen come, there was darkness over the and taking him down, wrapped him whole earth until the ninth hour. up in the fine linen and laid him in
34 And at the ninth hour JESUS a sepulchre which was bewed out cried out with a loud voice, say- of a rock. And he rolled a stone ing: Eloi, Eloi, lamma sabacthani? to the door of the sepulchre. Which is being interpreted, My
47 And Mary Magdalen and God, my God, why hast thou for- Mary the mother of Joseph beheld saken me?
where he was laid,
11 And they hearing that he was Christ's Resurrection and Ascension. alive and had been seen by her, A when the Sabbath was parte did not be liablets
12 And after that he appeared in mother of James and Salome another shape to two of them walkbought sweet spices, that coming ing, as they were going into the they might anoint Jesus.
country. 2 And very early in the morning 13 And thay going told it to the first day of the week, they come the rest; neither did they believe to the sepulchre, the sun being them. now risen.
14 At length he appeared to the 3 And they said one to another : eleven as they were at table : and Who shall roll us back the stone he upbraided them with their increfrom the door of the sepulchre ? dulity and hardness of heart, be
4 And looking, they saw the stone cause they did not believe them rolled back. For it was very great. who had seen him after he was 5 And entering into the sepulchre, risen again, they saw a young man sitting on the 15 And he said to them: Go ye right side, clothed with a white into the whole world and preach robe : and they were astonished. the gospel to every creature.
6 Who saith to them : Be not 16 He that believeth and is affrighted ; you seek Jesus of Na- baptized, shall be saved: but he zareth, who was crucified: he is that believeth not, shall be conrisen, he not here, behold the demned. place where they laid him.
17. And these signs shall follow 7 But go, tell his disciples and them that believe : In my name Peter that he goeth before you into they shall cast out devils :: they Galilee; there you shall see him, shall speak with new tongues ; as he told you.
18 They shall take up serpents : 8 But they going out, fled from and if they shall drink any deadly the sepulchre. For a trembling and thing, it shall not hurt them : they fear had seized them : and they shall lay their hands upon the sick said nothing to any man; for they and they shall recover. were afraid.
19 And the Lord JESUS, after 9 But he rising early the first he had spoken to them, was taken day of the week, appeared first to up into heaven, and sitteth on the Mary Magdalen, out of whom he right hand of God. had cast seven devils.
20 But they going forth preach10 She went and told them that ed every where : the Lord working had been with him, who were withal, and confirming the word mourning and weeping.
with signs that followed.
The GOSPEL according to St. LUKE.
2. According as they have deliThe Conception of John the Bap- vered them unto us, who from the tist, &c.
beginning were eye-witnesses and FOR VORASMUCH as many have ministers of the word ;
taken in hand to set forth in 3-It seemed good to me also, order a narration of the things that having diligently attained to all have been accomplished among us; things from the beginning, to write
to thee in order, most excellent thers upto the children, and the Theophilus,
incredulous to the wisdom of the 4 That thou mayest know the just, to prepare unto the Lord a verity of those words in which thou perfect people. hast been instructed.
18 And Zachary said to the An5 There was in the days of He-gel: Whereby shall I know this? rod the king of Judea, a certain for I am an old man ; and my wife priest named Zachary, of the course is advanced in years. of Abia, and his wife was of the 19 And the Angel answering, daughters of Aaron, and her name said to him: I am Gabriel who Elizabeth.
stand before God; and am sent to 6 And they were both just be- speak to thee, and to bring thee fore God, walking in all the com- these good tidings. mandments and justifications of the 20 And behold, thou shalt be Lord without blame,
dumb, and shalt not be able to ? And they had no son : for that speak until the day wherein these Elizabeth was barren, and they things shall come to pass ; because both were well advanced in years. thou hast not believed my words,
8 And it came to pass, when he which shall be fulfilled in their executed the priestly function in time. the order of his course before God, 21 And the people was waiting
9 According to the custom of for Zachary ; and they wondered the priestly office, it was his lot to that he tarried so long in the temple. offer incense, going into the temple 22 And when he came out he of the Lord ;
could not speak to them, and they 10 And all the multitude of the understood that he had seen a vipeople was praying without at the sion in the temple. And he made hour of incense,
signs to them, and remained dumb. 11 And there appeared to him an 23 And it came to pass, after the angel of the Lord, standing on the days of his office were accomplishright side of the altar of incense. ed, he departed to his own house.
12 And Zachary seeing him was 24 And after those days Elizatroubled, and fear fell upon him ; beth his wife conceived ; and hid
13 But the Angel said to him : herself five months, saying : Fear not, Zachary, for thy, prayer 25 Thus hath the Lord dealt is heard ; and thy wife Elizabeth with me in the days wherein he shall bear thee à son, and thou hath had regard to take away my shalt call his name John :
reproach among men. 14 And thou shalt have joy and 26 And in the sixth month, the gladness, and many shall rejoice in Angel Gabriel was sent from God his nativity,
into a city of Galilee, called Naza15 For he shall be great before reth, the Lord : and shall drink no wine 27 To a virgin espoused to a nor strong drink ; and he shall be man whose name was Joseph, of filled with the Holy Ghost even the house of David ; and the virfrom his mother's womb.
gin's name was Mary. 16 And he shall convert many 28 And the Angel being come of the children of Israel to the Lord in, said unto her: Hail full of their God.
grace, the Lord is with thee ; 17 And he shall go before him in Blessed art thou among women. the spirit and power of Elias ; that 29 Who having heard, was trou. ne may turn the hearts of the fa-bled at his saying, and thought