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Now on the first [day] of the feast of Unleavened Bread the disciples came up to Jesus, saying, "Where do you want us to prepare for you to eat the Passover?" And he said, "Go into the city to a certain man and tell him, 'The Teacher says, "My time is near. I am celebrating the Passover with you with my disciples." ' And the disciples did as Jesus directed them, and they prepared the Passover.
And on the first day of the feast of Unleavened Bread, when they sacrificed the Passover lamb, his disciples said to him, "Where do you want us to go [and] prepare, so that you can eat the Passover?" And he sent two of his disciples and said to them, "Go into the city and a man carrying a jar of water will meet you. Follow him, and wherever he enters, say to the master of the house, 'The Teacher says, "Where is my guest room where I may eat the Passover with my disciples?" 'read more.
And he will show you a large upstairs room furnished [and] ready, and prepare for us there." And the disciples went out and came into the city and found [everything] just as he had told them, and they prepared the Passover.
And he sent Peter and John, saying, "Go [and] prepare the Passover for us, so that we may eat [it]. So they said to him, "Where do you want us to prepare [it]?" And he said to them, "Behold, [when] you have entered into the city, a man carrying a jar of water will meet you. Follow him into the house which he enters.read more.
And you will say to the master of the house, 'The Teacher says to you, "Where is the guest room where I may eat the Passover with my disciples?" ' And he will show you a large furnished upstairs room. Make preparations there." So they went [and] found [everything] just as he had told them, and they prepared the Passover.
Then the Jews, because it was the day of preparation, so that the bodies would not remain on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was an important day), asked Pilate that their legs could be broken and they could be taken away.
So there, on account of the day of preparation of the Jews, because the tomb was close by, they buried Jesus.
(Now it was the day of preparation of the Passover; it was about the sixth hour.) And he said to the Jews, "Behold your king!"
But God said to him, 'Fool! This night your life is demanded from you, and [the things] which you have prepared--whose will they be?'
Again he sent other slaves, saying, 'Tell those who have been invited, "Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and fattened [cattle] have been slaughtered, and everything [is] ready. Come to the wedding celebration!" '