After two days was the Passover (Pesach), and Feast of Unleavened Bread (Chag haMatzot); and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take Him by craft, and put Him to death.
2 But they said, “Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar of the people.”
3 And being in Bethany in the house of Shimon the leper, as He sat at meat, there came a woman having an alabaster box of ointment of spikenard very precious; and she brake the box, and poured it on His head.
4 And there were some that had indignation within themselves, and said, “Why was this waste of the ointment made?
5 For it might have been sold for more than three hundred pence, and have been given to the poor.” And they murmured against her.
6 And YHWH said, “Let her alone; why trouble you her? She hath wrought a good work on Me.
7 For you have the poor with you always, and whensoever you will you may do them good; but Me you have not always.
8 She hath done what she could; she has come beforehand to anoint My body to the burying.
9 Verily I say unto you, wheresoever this gospel (good news) shall be preached throughout the whole world, this also that she hath done shall be spoken of for a memorial of her.”
10 And Judas Iscariot (Yehudah Ishkeriot), one of the twelve, went unto the chief priests (kohanim), to betray Him unto them.
11 And when they heard it, they were glad, and promised to give him money. And he sought how he might conveniently betray Him.
12 And the first day of Unleavened Bread, when they killed the Passover lamb (Pesach), His disciples said unto Him, “Where wilt You that we go and prepare that You mayest eat the Passover (Pesach)?”
13 And He sendeth forth two of His disciples, and saith unto them, “Go you into the city, and there shall meet you a man bearing a pitcher of water; follow him.
14 And wheresoever he shall go in, say you to the goodman of the house, “The Teacher (Rabbi) saith, ‘Where is the guestchamber, where I shall eat the Passover (Pesach) with My disciples’?
15 And he will shew you a large upper room furnished and prepared; there make ready for us.”
16 And His disciples went forth, and came into the city, and found as He had said unto them; and they made ready the Passover (Pesach).
17 And in the evening He cometh with the twelve.
18 And as they sat and did eat, YHWH said, “Verily I say unto you, one of you who eateth with Me shall betray Me.”
19 And they began to be sorrowful, and to say unto Him one by one, “Is it I?” And another said, “Is it I?”
20 And He answered and said unto them, “It is one of the twelve, that dippeth with Me in the dish.
21 The Son of man (haMashiach) indeed goeth, as it is written of Him; but woe to that man by whom the Son of man (haMashiach) is betrayed! Good was it for that man if he had never been born.”
22 And as they did eat, YHWH took bread, and blessed, and broke it, and gave to them, and said, “Take, eat; this is My body.”
23 And He took the cup, and when He had given thanks, He gave it to them; and they all drank of it.
24 And He said unto them, “B58This is My blood, the blood of the New Covenant (dam haBerit haChadashah), which is shed for many.
25 Verily I say unto you, I will drink no more of the fruit of the vine, until that day that I drink it new in the kingdom of God (Elohim, יהוה (YHWH)).”
26 And when they had sung a hymn, they went out into the Mount of Olives.
27 And YHWH saith unto them, “All you shall be stumbled because of Me this night; for it is written: ‘I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered.’ – Zec.13:7, Mat.26:31
28 But after that I have risen, I will go before you into Galilee.”
29 But Peter (Kefa) said unto Him, “Although all shall be offended, yet I will not.”
30 And YHWH saith unto Him, “Verily I say unto you, that this day, even in this night, before the cock crow twice, you shalt deny Me thrice.”
31 But He spake the more vehemently, “If I should die with You, I will not deny You in any wise.” Likewise also said they all.
32 And they came to a place which was named Gethsemane; and He saith to His disciples, “Sit you here, while I shall pray.”
33 And He taketh with him Peter (Kefa) and James (Yaaqov) and John (Yochanan), and began to be sore amazed, and to be very heavy;
34 And saith unto them, “My soul is exceeding sorrowful unto death; tarry you here, and watch.”
35 And He went forward a little, and fell on the ground, and prayed that, if it was possible, the hour might pass from Him.
36 And He said, “Abba, Father, all things are possible unto You; take away this cup from Me; nevertheless not what I will, but what You wilt.”
37 And He cometh, and findeth them sleeping, and saith unto Peter (Kefa), “Shimon, sleepest you? Couldest not you watch one hour?
38 Watch you and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit truly is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
39 And again He went away, and prayed, and spake the same words.
40 And when He returned, He found them asleep again, (for their eyes were heavy,) neither wist they what to answer Him.
41 And He cometh the third time, and saith unto them, “Sleep on now, and take your rest; it is enough, the hour has come; behold, the Son of man (haMashiach) is betrayed into the hands of sinners.
42 Rise up, let us go; behold, he that betrayeth Me is at hand.”
43 And immediately, while He yet spake, cometh Judas (Yehudah), one of the twelve, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves, from the chief priests (kohanim) and the scribes and the elders.
44 And he that betrayed Him had given them a token, saying, “Whomsoever I shall kiss, that same is He; take Him, and lead Him away safely.”
45 And as soon as he had come, he goeth straightway to Him, and saith, “Teacher (Rabbi), Teacher (Rabbi)!” and kissed Him.
46 And they laid their hands on Him, and took Him.
47 And one of them that stood by drew a sword, and smote a servant of the high priest (kohen hagadol), and cut off his ear.
48 And YHWH answered and said unto them, “Are you come out, as against a thief, with swords and with staves to take Me?
49 I was daily with you in the temple teaching, and you took Me not; but the Scriptures must be fulfilled.”
50 And they all forsook Him, and fled.
51 And there followed Him a certain young man, having a linen cloth cast about his naked body; and some men laid hold on him;
52 But he left the linen cloth, and fled from them naked.
53 And they led YHWH away to the high priest (kohen hagadol); and with Him were assembled all the chief priests (kohanim) and the elders and the scribes.
54 And Peter (Kefa) followed Him afar off, even into the palace of the high priest (kohen hagadol); and he sat with the servants, and warmed himself at the fire.
55 And the chief priests (kohanim) and all the council (Sanhedrin) sought for witness against YHWH to put Him to death; and found none.
56 For many bare false witness against Him, but their witness agreed not together.
57 And there arose certain, and bare false witness against Him, saying,
58 “We heard Him say, ‘I will destroy this temple that is made with hands, and within three days I will build another made without hands.’”
59 But neither so did their witness agree together.
60 And the high priest (kohen hagadol) stood up in the midst, and asked YHWH, saying, “Answerest You nothing? What is it which these witness against You?”
61 But He held His peace, and answered nothing. Again the high priest (kohen hagadol) asked Him, and said unto Him, “Art You the Messiah (haMashiach), the B47Son of the Blessed?
62 And YHWH said, “I am; and you shall see the Son of man (haMashiach) sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of heaven.” – Dan.7:13, Psa.110:1
63 Then the high priest (kohen hagadol) rent his clothes, and saith, “What need we any further witnesses?
64 You have heard the blasphemy; what think you?” And they all condemned Him to be guilty of death.
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.
66 And as Peter (Kefa) was beneath in the palace, there cometh one of the maids of the high priest (kohen hagadol).
67 And when she saw Peter (Kefa) warming himself, she looked upon him, and said, “And you also wast with YHWH of Nazareth.”
68 But he denied, saying, “I know not, neither understand I what you sayest.” And he went out into the porch; and the cock crew.
69 And a maid saw him again, and began to say to them that stood by, “This is one of them.”
70 And he denied it again. And a little after, they that stood by said again to Peter (Kefa), “Surely you are one of them; for you are a Galilaean, and your speech agreeth thereto.”
71 But he began to curse and to swear, saying, “I know not this man of whom you speak.”
72 And the second time the cock crew. And Peter (Kefa) called to mind the word that YHWH said unto him, “Before the cock crow twice, you shalt deny Me thrice.” And when he thought thereon, he wept.