For, of a truth, there were gathered together in this city, against Thy Holy Child Jesus, Whom Thou didst anoint, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the gentiles and peoples of Israel??28 to do whatsoever Thy hand and Thy counsel predetermined to come to pass.
and, binding Him, they led Him away, and delivered Him up to Pilate, the governor.
by stretching forth Thy hand for healing; and that signs and wonders may be done through the name of Thy Holy Child Jesus."
And, they having departed, behold, an angel of the Lord appears to Joseph in a dream, saying, "Having risen, take the Child and His mother, and flee into Egypt, and be there till I speak to you; for Herod is about to seek the Child to destroy Him."
At that time Herod the tetrarch heard the report concerning Jesus, and said to his servants,
"Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be delivered to the high-priests and scribes; and they will condemn Him to death;
"But what think ye? A man had two children; and to the first, he said, 'Child, go, work today in the vineyard.'
Jerusalem! Jerusalem! that kills the prophets, and stones those sent to her! how often did I wish to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!
Then the high priests and the elders of the people were gathered together into the court of the high priest who was called Caiaphas;
And the high priests and the whole Sanhedrin were seeking false witness against Jesus, that they might put Him to death;
And Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor questioned Him, saying, "Art Thou the King of the Jews?" And Jesus said to him, "You say it."
and saying, "Thou Who destroyest the temple and buildest it in three days, save Thyself: if Thou art the Son of God, come down from the cross."
"Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem; and the Son of Man will be delivered up to the high priests, and to the scribes, and they will condemn Him to death, and will deliver Him up to the gentiles;
Now after two days was the passover, and the feast of unleavened bread; and the high priests and the scribes were seeking how, taking Him by guile, they might kill Him;
And straightway, while He yet spake, comes Judas, one of the twelve, and with him a multitude with swords and clubs, from the high priests and the scribes and the elders.
And straightway in the morning the high priests with the elders, and the scribes, and the whole Sanhedrin, having held a consultation, binding Jesus, carried Him away, and delivered Him up to Pilate.
In like manner the high priests, mocking Him among themselves with the scribes, said, "He saved others; Himself He cannot save!
And the angel, answering, said to her, The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; wherefore also the Holy Thing that is begotten shall be called the Son of God.
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me; because He anointed Me to publish good tidings to the poor; He hath sent Me to proclaim release to captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to send away the crushed in freedom.
saying, "The Son of Man must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders, and high priests, and scribes; and be killed, and on the third day be raised up."
In that very hour, there came certain Pharisees, saying to Him, "Go out, and journey hence; because Herod is wishing to kill Thee."
And, taking the twelve aside, He said to them, "Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem; and all the things, written through the prophets respecting the Son of Man, will be accomplished;
"And the lord of the vineyard said, 'What shall I do? I will send my son, the beloved; perhaps they will reverence him.'
Now the feast of unleavened bread, which is called the Passover, was drawing near;
While He was yet speaking, behold, a multitude, and he who is called Judas, one of the twelve, was coming before them; and he drew near to Jesus to kiss Him.
And the men who were holding Jesus were mocking Him, beating Him;
And, learning that He was of Herod's jurisdiction, he sent Him up to Herod, who also was in Jerusalem in these days.
say ye of Him Whom the Father sanctified and sent into the world, Thou blasphemest, because I said, I am the Son of God?
Having spoken these things, Jesus went forth with His disciples beyond the winter-brook Kidron, where was a garden, into which He entered Himself and His disciples.
The high priest, therefore, asked Jesus concerning His disciples, and concerning His teaching.
They led Jesus, therefore, from Caiaphas into the Praetorium; and it was early; and they themselves entered not into the Praetorium, that they might not be defiled, but might eat the passover.
but one of the soldiers with a spear pierced His side, and straightway there came out blood and water.
because Thou wilt not leave My soul behind unto Hades; neither wilt Thou give Thy Holy One to see corruption.
The God of Abraham and Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, glorified His Child Jesus, Whom ye, indeed, delivered up, and denied before Pilate's face, when he gave judgment to release Him;
how God anointed Him with the Holy Spirit and with power; Who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed by the Devil; because God was with Him.