for it was truly against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, that Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, united themselves in this city,
and when they had bound him, they led him away, and delivered him to Pontius Pilate the governor of Judea.
by displaying thine hand in miraculous cures, and prodigies, which by the name of thy holy child Jesus shall be done.
When they were gone, an angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, take the infant and his mother, flee into Egypt, and don't stir thence till I order you, for Herod will endeavour to have the child destroy'd. Joseph therefore arose,
At that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus,
we are now going to Jerusalem, where the son of man will be betrayed to the chief priests, and to the Scribes, who will condemn him to die,
But what do you think of this? a man had two sons, and coming to the first, he said, son, go, work to-day in my vineyard.
O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who killest the prophets, and stonest them that are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, but ye would not!
About this time the chief priests, and the elders of the people, assembled in the palace of the high priest, whose name was Caiaphas,
Now the chief priests, the senators and the whole council, endeavour'd to get false evidence against Jesus, that he might be condemn'd to die.
When Jesus appear'd before the governor, the governor asked him, art thou the king of the Jews? and Jesus answer'd yes.
and cry'd, you that could destroy the temple, and rebuild it in three days, now save thy self: if thou art the son of God, come down from the cross.
now, said he, we are going to Jerusalem, where the son of man will be delivered up to the chief priests, and to the Scribes, who will condemn him to die, and deliver him to the Gentiles.
Within two days was the feast of the passover, and of unleavened bread. and the chief priests, with the Scribes, contriv'd how they might seize Jesus by surprize, and put him to death.
All of a sudden, while he was yet speaking, appear'd Judas, one of the twelve, attended by a great number of people with swords and clubs, who were sent by the chief priests, the Scribes, and rulers.
Early in the morning the chief priests, the rulers, and Scribes, even the whole council, after having deliberated together, caus'd Jesus to be bound, then led him away and deliver'd him to Pilate.
in like manner the chief priests and the Scribes in derision said to one another: he pretended to save others, himself he cannot save.
the angel answered her, "the holy spirit shall descend upon thee, and the power of the most high shall over-shadow thee: wherefore thy holy offspring shall be called the son of God.
"the spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor, he hath sent me to heal the broken hearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,
the son of man must suffer many indignities: be rejected by the rulers, the chief priests, and Scribes: be put to death: and the third day be raised again.
At the same time, some of the Pharisees came to him, and said, get away, retire from hence, for Herod designs to take away your life.
Afterwards Jesus took the twelve aside, and said to them, now we are going to Jerusalem where all that the prophets have writ concerning the son of man shall be accomplished.
upon which the master of the vineyard said, what shall I do? I will send my beloved son: perhaps his presence will engage their respect.
Now the feast of unleaven'd bread, which is call'd the passover,
Before he had done speaking, the company appears, Judas one of the twelve marching in front, who advanc'd to Jesus to give him a kiss.
In the mean time, they who held Jesus, treated him with insults and buffoonry.
and finding that he belong'd to Herod's jurisdiction, he sent him to Herod, who was then likewise at Jerusalem.
how can you say that I blaspheme, I whom the father hath sanctified, and sent into the world, because I said I am the son of God?
When Jesus had spoken these words, he pass'd with his disciples over the brook Cedron, where was a garden, into which he entred with them.
In the mean time, the high priest having question'd Jesus about his disciples, and his doctrine.
Then they led Jesus early in the morning from Caiaphas, to the Pretorium: but the Jews themselves did not enter into the Pretorium, lest they should be defiled: and so not be in a condition to eat the passover.
but one of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side, and immediately blood and water issued out.
because thou wilt not leave my soul in the grave, nor wilt thou give thine holy one a prey to corruption.
the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, hath glorified his son Jesus; whom ye delivered up, and renounced in opposition to Pilate, who was determined to let him go.
how Jesus of Nazareth divinely inspired by the holy spirit, and with miraculous power, went about doing good, and healing all that were under the oppression of the devil: because God was with him.
and indeed we wanted an high priest of such a character, one that is holy, innocent, undefiled, one that is separated from sinful men, and exalted above the heavens; one who was under no necessity,