Jesus Institutes the Lord’s Supper

14 (A)When the hour had come, He sat down, and the [a]twelve apostles with Him. 15 Then He said to them, “With fervent desire I have desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer; 16 for I say to you, I will no longer eat of it (B)until it is fulfilled in the kingdom of God.”

17 Then He took the cup, and gave thanks, and said, “Take this and divide it among yourselves; 18 for (C)I say to you, [b]I will not drink of the fruit of the vine until the kingdom of God comes.”

19 (D)And He took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is My (E)body which is given for you; (F)do this in remembrance of Me.”

20 Likewise He also took the cup after supper, saying, (G)“This cup is the new covenant in My blood, which is shed for you. 21 (H)But behold, the hand of My betrayer is with Me on the table. 22 (I)And truly the Son of Man goes (J)as it has been determined, but woe to that man by whom He is betrayed!”

23 (K)Then they began to question among themselves, which of them it was who would do this thing.

The Disciples Argue About Greatness

24 (L)Now there was also a dispute among them, as to which of them should be considered the greatest. 25 (M)And He said to them, “The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them, and those who exercise authority over them are called ‘benefactors.’ 26 (N)But not so among you; on the contrary, (O)he who is greatest among you, let him be as the younger, and he who governs as he who serves. 27 (P)For who is greater, he who sits at the table, or he who serves? Is it not he who sits at the table? Yet (Q)I am among you as the One who serves.

28 “But you are those who have continued with Me in (R)My trials. 29 And (S)I bestow upon you a kingdom, just as My Father bestowed one upon Me, 30 that (T)you may eat and drink at My table in My kingdom, (U)and sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.”

Jesus Predicts Peter’s Denial(V)

31 [c]And the Lord said, “Simon, Simon! Indeed, (W)Satan has asked for you, that he may (X)sift you as wheat. 32 But (Y)I have prayed for you, that your faith should not fail; and when you have returned to Me, (Z)strengthen your brethren.”

33 But he said to Him, “Lord, I am ready to go with You, both to prison and to death.”

34 (AA)Then He said, “I tell you, Peter, the rooster shall not crow this day before you will deny three times that you know Me.”

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  1. Luke 22:14 NU omits twelve
  2. Luke 22:18 NU adds from now on
  3. Luke 22:31 NU omits And the Lord said

Peter Denies Jesus, and Weeps Bitterly(A)

54 (B)Having arrested Him, they led Him and brought Him into the high priest’s house. (C)But Peter followed at a distance. 55 (D)Now when they had kindled a fire in the midst of the courtyard and sat down together, Peter sat among them. 56 And a certain servant girl, seeing him as he sat by the fire, looked intently at him and said, “This man was also with Him.”

57 But he denied [a]Him, saying, “Woman, I do not know Him.”

58 (E)And after a little while another saw him and said, “You also are of them.”

But Peter said, “Man, I am not!”

59 (F)Then after about an hour had passed, another confidently affirmed, saying, “Surely this fellow also was with Him, for he is a (G)Galilean.”

60 But Peter said, “Man, I do not know what you are saying!”

Immediately, while he was still speaking, [b]the rooster crowed. 61 And the Lord turned and looked at Peter. Then (H)Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how He had said to him, (I)“Before the rooster [c]crows, you will deny Me three times.” 62 So Peter went out and wept bitterly.

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  1. Luke 22:57 NU it
  2. Luke 22:60 NU, M a rooster
  3. Luke 22:61 NU adds today

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