Jesus Celebrates Passover with His Disciples(A)

17 (B)Now on the first day of the Feast of the Unleavened Bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying to Him, “Where do You want us to prepare for You to eat the Passover?”

18 And He said, “Go into the city to a certain man, and say to him, ‘The Teacher says, (C)“My time is at hand; I will keep the Passover at your house with My disciples.” ’ ”

19 So the disciples did as Jesus had directed them; and they prepared the Passover.

20 (D)When evening had come, He sat down with the twelve. 21 Now as they were eating, He said, “Assuredly, I say to you, one of you will (E)betray Me.”

22 And they were exceedingly sorrowful, and each of them began to say to Him, “Lord, is it I?”

23 He answered and said, (F)“He who dipped his hand with Me in the dish will betray Me. 24 The Son of Man indeed goes just (G)as it is written of Him, but (H)woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! (I)It would have been good for that man if he had not been born.”

25 Then Judas, who was betraying Him, answered and said, “Rabbi, is it I?”

He said to him, “You have said it.”

Jesus Institutes the Lord’s Supper(J)

26 (K)And as they were eating, (L)Jesus took bread, [a]blessed and broke it, and gave it to the disciples and said, “Take, eat; (M)this is My body.”

27 Then He took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, (N)“Drink from it, all of you. 28 For (O)this is My blood (P)of the [b]new covenant, which is shed (Q)for many for the [c]remission of sins. 29 But (R)I say to you, I will not drink of this fruit of the vine from now on (S)until that day when I drink it new with you in My Father’s kingdom.”

30 (T)And when they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

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  1. Matthew 26:26 M gave thanks for
  2. Matthew 26:28 NU omits new
  3. Matthew 26:28 forgiveness

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