21 (A)But behold, the hand of him who betrays me is (B)with me on the table. 22 For the Son of Man goes (C)as it has been determined, but woe to that man by whom he is betrayed!” 23 And they began to question one another, which of them it could be who was going to do this.

Who Is the Greatest?

24 (D)A dispute also arose among them, as to which of them was to be regarded as the greatest. 25 (E)And he said to them, “The kings of the Gentiles (F)exercise lordship over them, and those in authority over them are called benefactors. 26 (G)But not so with you. Rather, let (H)the greatest among you become as the youngest, and the leader as one who serves. 27 For who is the greater, (I)one who reclines at table or one who serves? Is it not the one who reclines at table? But (J)I am among you as the one who serves.

28 “You are those who have stayed with me (K)in my trials, 29 and (L)I assign to you, as my Father assigned to me, a kingdom, 30 (M)that you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom and (N)sit on thrones judging (O)the twelve tribes of Israel.

Jesus Foretells Peter's Denial

31 “Simon, Simon, behold, (P)Satan demanded to have you,[a] (Q)that he might sift you like wheat, 32 but (R)I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned again, (S)strengthen your brothers.” 33 Peter[b] said to him, “Lord, I am ready to go with you both (T)to prison and (U)to death.” 34 (V)Jesus[c] said, “I tell you, Peter, the rooster will not crow this day, until you deny three times that you know me.”

Scripture Must Be Fulfilled in Jesus

35 And he said to them, (W)“When I sent you out with no moneybag or knapsack or sandals, did you lack anything?” They said, “Nothing.” 36 He said to them, “But now let the one who has a moneybag take it, and likewise a knapsack. And let the one who has no sword sell his cloak and buy one. 37 For I tell you that (X)this Scripture must be fulfilled in me: (Y)‘And he was numbered with the transgressors.’ For (Z)what is written about me has its fulfillment.” 38 And they said, “Look, Lord, here are two (AA)swords.” And he said to them, (AB)“It is enough.”

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 22:31 The Greek word for you (twice in this verse) is plural; in verse 32, all four instances are singular
  2. Luke 22:33 Greek He
  3. Luke 22:34 Greek He

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