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 to give him silver. 22:6 And he professed agreement, and was seeking an opportunity to give him up to them without the crowd.

     {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 the Passover ought to be sacrificed. 22:8And he sent Peter and John, saying, When* you have traveled on, prepareĎ the Passover for us, in order that we may eat.

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

     22:10 But he said to them Behold, when* youĎ have entered into the city, a man bearing a pitcher of water will be meeting youĎ there; followĎ him into the house where he travels.22:11And youĎ 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 youĎ a big furnished upper-room. PrepareĎit 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 have desired with a great desire, to eat this Passover with youĎ before I suffer;22:16for* I say to youĎ, I may never* eat from it anymore, until it should be fulfilled in the kingdom of God.

     22:17 And he accepted a cup, and having given-thanks, he said, TakeĎ this and divideĎit with yourselves.22:18For* I say to youĎ, I may never* drink from the fruit of the vine, until which timethe 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 yourĎ behalf. PracticeĎ 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 yourĎ 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, which of them is thought 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 youĎ, but the greater one among youĎ, 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 it not he who reclines? But I am in yourĎ midst like he who serves.22:28But youĎ are those who have remained with me in my temptations {Or: tests}; 22:29and I also covenant to youĎ, just-as my father covenanted to me a kingdom,22:30 in order that youĎ may eat and may drink upon my table in my kingdom, and youĎ 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 youĎ, to sift youĎ like wheat. 22:32 But I besought concerning you, in order that your faith may 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 may never* crow today, before you will be denying to know me three-times.

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

     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 youĎ, that it is essential for this to still be completed in me, which has been written, 'And he was counted with the lawless'; for* the things concerning me must 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 he, coming out and according to his custom, traveled to the Mountain of Olives, and his disciples also followed him. 22:40 Now when* he came* on the place, he said to them, PrayĎthat youĎ 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 appeared to him, strengthening him. 22:44 And having become 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, falling-asleep from sorrow, 22:46 and said to them, Why are youĎ sleeping? Rise up and prayĎ, in order that youĎ 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.}

     22:47 While* 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 when* those who were around him, saw what will be coming, they said to him, Lord, shall we 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, PermitĎ 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 had come against him, Have youĎ come out with swords and clubs, like against a robber?22:53When* I was with youĎ daily in the temple, youĎ did not stretch out yourĎ hands against me, but this is yourĎ 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 when* 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, In truth this one was also with him; 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 crows, you will be denying me three-times.22:62 And he went outside and wept bitterly.

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

     22:63 And the men who held 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? 22:65And 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 youĎ, youĎ may never* believe;22:68and if I also ask, youĎ may never* answer or release me.22:69From hereafter, the Son of Man will be seated at the right handof the power of God.

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

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

     22:71 Now they said, Why do we still have need of testimony? For* we ourselves have heard from 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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