Modern Literal Version
[Luke 22]

     {Mar 14:1-2 & Mat 26:1-5 & Luk 22:1-2 mountain Olives, Bethany, Jerusalem, Tues. Evening, Wed. for the Jews.}

     22:1 Now the feast of unleavened bread was drawing near, which is called* the Passover. 22:2And the high-priests and the scribes were seeking how they might assassinate him; for* they were fearing the people.

     {Mar 14:10-11 & Mat 26:14-16 & Luk 22:3-6 & Joh 12:2-8.}

     22:3 Now the Adversary entered into Judas who is surnamed Iscariot, being from the number of the twelve. 22:4 And he went away and spoke together with the high-priests and magistrates, how he might give him to them. 22:5 And they rejoiced and covenanted* together to give him silver. 22:6And he professed agreement, and was seeking an opportunity to give him up to them without thecrowd.

     {Mar 14:12-17 & Mat 26:17-20 & Luk 22:7-18, 22:24-30 Bethany to Jerusalem Thur. Evening.}

     22:7 Now the day of unleavened bread came, in which it was essential that the Passover is to be sacrificed. 22:8 And he sent Peter and John, and said, After traveling back, prepare* the Passover for us, in order that we may eat.

     22:9 Now they said to him, Where do you will that we will prepare it?

     22:10 But he said to them Behold, After you*have entered into the city, a man bearing a pitcher of water will be meeting you* there; follow* him into the house where he travels.22:11And you*will say to the householder of the house, The Teacher says to you, Where is the guestroom, where I may eat the Passover with my disciples? 22:12 And he will show you* a big furnished upper-room. Prepare*it there.22:13 Now they went and found just-as he had said to them, and they prepared the Passover.

     22:14 And when the hour came*, he leaned-back, and the twelve apostles together with him. 22:15And he said to them, I desired with a great desire, to eat this Passover with you* before I suffer;22:16for* I say to you*, I should never eat from it anymore, until which time it should be fulfilled in the kingdom of God.

     22:17 And he accepted a cup, and having given-thanks, he said, Take* this and divide*it with yourselves.22:18For* I say to you*, I should never drink from the fruit* of the vine, until whichtime the kingdom of God should come.

     {Mar 14:22-25 & Mat 26:26-29 & Luk 22:19-20, 1Co 11:23-26.}

     22:19 And he took bread and having given-thanks, he broke it and gave to them, saying, This is my body which is given on your* behalf. Practice* this in my remembrance.22:20 And likewise*, he took the cup after the supper, saying, This cup is the new covenant* in my blood, which is poured out on your* behalf.

     {Mar 14:18-21, 14:27-31 & Mat 26:21-25, 26:31-35 & Luk 22:21-23, 22:31-38 & Joh 13:21-38.}

     22:21However behold, the hand of the one who is giving me up is with me at the table.22:22And the Son of Man indeed is traveling on, according to what has been determined; however, woe to that man through whom he is given up!22:23 And they began to debate together with themselves, who then it might be out of them who is about to do* this thing.

     {See Luk 22:7-18 above.}

     22:24 Now there happened to be also contention among them, who of them is thinking of himself to be the greater. 22:25 But he said to them, The kings of the Gentiles have lordship over them, and those who have authority over them are called benefactors.22:26But not so with you*, but the greater one among you*, let him become like the younger, and the leader, as he who is serving.22:27For* who is the greater one, he who reclines at the meal, or he who is serving? Is itnot he who reclines? But I am in your* midst like he who serves.22:28But you* are those who have remained with me in my temptations {Or: tests}; 22:29and I also covenant* to you*, just-as my father covenanted* to me a kingdom,22:30 in order that you* may eat and may drink upon my table, and you* will be sitting upon thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

     {See Luk 22:31-38 above.}

     22:31 Now the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, the Adversary asked for you*, to sift you* like wheat. 22:32 But I have besought concerning you, in order that your faith should not fail, and someday having turned back again, establish your brethren.

     22:33 But he said to him, Lord, I am ready to travel with you both to prison and to death.

     22:34 But he said, I tell you Peter, The rooster should never crow today, before you will be denying to know me three-times.

     22:35 And he said to them, When I sent you* forth without money-bag and knapsack and shoes, you* did not lack anything, did you*?

     And they said, Nothing.

     22:36 Therefore he said to them, But now, he who has a money-bag, let him take it and likewise a knapsack, and he who has no sword, he will be selling his garment and will be buying one. 22:37For* I say to you*, that it is essential for this to still be completed in me, which has been written, 'And he was counted with the lawless'; for*it is essential the things concerning me have an end.{Isa 53:12}

     22:38 But they said, Lord, behold, here are two swords.

     Now he said to them, It is sufficient.

     {Mar 14:26, 14:32-42 & Mat 26:30, 26:36-46 & Luk 22:39-46 & Joh 18:1 Garden between Stream of Kidron and Mountain of Olives, Late Thur. night.}

     22:39 And having gone out and according to his custom, he traveled to the Mountain of Olives, and his disciples also followed him. 22:40 Now after he came* on the place, he said to them, Pray*that you* do not enter into temptation.22:41 And he pulled away from them approximately a stone's throw, and having placed himself onhis knees, he was praying, 22:42 saying, Father, if you are willing to carry this cup away from me, however not my will, but let yours happen.22:43 Now a messenger from heaven was seen by him, strengthening him. 22:44 And after he became in agony, he was praying more intensely, and his sweat became like thick drops of blood going-down upon the soil. 22:45 And having stood up from his prayer, he came to the disciples and found them, fallen-asleep from sorrow, 22:46 and said to them, Why are you* sleeping? After you have risen* up, pray*, in order that you* may not enter into temptation.

     {Mar 14:43-52 & Mat 26:47-56 & Luk 22:47-53 & Joh 18:2-11 Gethsemane, Fri. a few hours before dawn.}

     22:47While he is still speaking, behold, a crowd and he who was called* Judas, one of the twelve, was going before them, and he drew near to Jesus to kiss him. 22:48 But Jesus said to him,Judas, are you giving up the Son of Man with a kiss?

     22:49 Now after those who were around him, saw what will be coming, they said to him, Lord, should we not strike with* the sword? 22:50 And a certain one out of them struck the bondservant of the high-priest and took off his right ear.

     22:51 But Jesus answered and said, Permit* insofar as this. And he touched his ear and healed him.

     22:52 Now Jesus said to the high-priests and magistrates of the temple and elders, who came*against him, Did you* come out with swords and clubs, like against a robber?22:53In my being with you* daily in the temple, you* did not stretch out your* hands against me, but this is your*hour and the authority of darkness.

     {Mar 14:53 & Mat 26:57 & Luk 22:54a & Joh 18:24 Palace of Caiaphas, before dawn.}

     22:54 But having taken him, they led him away and then led him into the high-priest's house.

     {Mar 14:54 & Mat 26:58 & Luk 22:54b-62 & Joh 18:15-18 Courtyard of High Priest's residence, Fri. around dawn.}

     But Peter was following from afar.

     {Mar 14:66-72 & Mat 26:69-75 & Luk 22:55-62 & Joh 18:25-27.}

     22:55 Now having lit a fire in the middle of the courtyard and all having sat down together, Peter was sitting in the midst of them. 22:56 But a certain maidservant after she saw him sitting in the light of the fire, and having stared at him, said, This one was also together with him.

     22:57 But he denied him, saying, Woman, I do not know him. 22:58 And after a little bit, a different one saw him, and was saying, You also are one out of them.

     But Peter said, Man, I am not.

     22:59 And after approximately a one hour interval, then a certain other was stoutly affirming, saying, This one was also with him in truth; for* he is a Galilean.

     22:60 But Peter said, Man, I do not know what you say. And instantly, while he is still speaking,the rooster crowed. 22:61 And the Lord turned and looked at Peter. And Peter was reminded of the word of the Lord, how that he said to him, Before the rooster is to crow, you will be denying me three-times.22:62 And Peter went outside and wept bitterly.

     {Mar 14:55-65 & Mat 26:59-68 & Luk 22:63-65.}

     22:63 And the men who are holding, Jesus were mocking him, whipping him. 22:64 And having covered him, they were beating his face, and asked him, saying, Prophesy. Who is it who struck you? 22:65 And they were saying many other things to him, blaspheming.

     {Mar 15:1 & Mat 27:1-2 Luk 22:66-23:1 Joh 18:28a Jerusalem early Fri. morning.}

     22:66 And as it became day, the eldership of the people were gathered together, both high-priests and scribes, and they led him away into their council, saying, 22:67 If you are the Christ, tell us.

     But he said to them, If I tell you*, you* should never believe;22:68and if I also ask, you* should never answer me or release me.22:69From hereafter, the Son of Man will be seated at the righthand of the power of God.

     22:70 Now they all said, Therefore are you the Son of God?

     But he said to them, You* are saying that I am.

     22:71 Now they said, Why do we still have need of testimony? For* we ourselves heard thisfrom his own mouth.

Modern Literal Version Preface & Appendix , copyright 1987, 1999, 2013 by G. Allen Walker for the MLV New Testament Committee.
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