Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then saith Jesus unto them, All ye shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be scattered abroad.
But all this has taken place so that the writings of the prophets might come true. Then all his disciples went from him in flight.
And a blessing will be on him who has no doubts about me.
Then they will be cruel to you, and will put you to death: and you will be hated by all nations because of my name.
And Jesus said to them, You will all be turned away from me: for it is in the Writings, I will put the keeper of the sheep to death, and the sheep will be put to flight.
Simon, Simon, Satan has made a request to have you, so that he may put you to the test as grain is tested:
See, a time is coming, yes, it is now here, when you will go away in all directions, every man to his house, and I will be by myself: but I am not by myself, because the Father is with me.
And the Lord was pleased ... see a seed, long life, ... will do well in his hand. ...
Awake! O sword, against the keeper of my flock, and against him who is with me, says the Lord of armies: put to death the keeper of the sheep, and the sheep will go in flight: and my hand will be turned against the little ones.
My friends have been false like a stream, like streams in the valleys which come to an end:
He has taken my brothers far away from me; they have seen my fate and have become strange to me.
My heart is broken by bitter words, I am full of grief; I made a search for some to have pity on me, but there was no one; I had no comforter.
You have sent my friends and lovers far from me; I am gone from the memory of those who are dear to me.
I sent for my lovers, but they were false to me: my priests and my responsible men were breathing their last breath in the town, while they were looking for food to give them new life.
And they were wandering in every direction because there was no keeper: and they became food for all the beasts of the field.
I have said these things to you so that you may not be in doubt.