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sus into the palace of the high priest. 16. But Peter food at the door without. Then went out that other disciple which was known unto the high Priest, and spake unto her that kept the door, and brought in Peter. 17. Then faith the damsel that kept the door. unto Peter, Art not thou also one of this mans disciples? He faith I am not. 18. And the servants and officers stood there, who had made a fire of coals, (for it was cold) and they warmed themselves: and Peter stood with them, and warmed himself. high Priest then asked Jesus of his disciples, and of his do&rine. 20., Jesus answered him, I fpake b openly to the world; I ever taught in the (1) Synagogue, and in the Temple, whither the Jews always resort, and in secret have I said nothing. 21. Why askest thou me? ask them which

heard me, what I have said unto them: behold, they know what I said. 22. And when he had thus spoken, one of the officers, which stood by, a struck Jesus * with the palm of his hand [Or, with a rod], laying, Answerest thou the high Prieft so? 23. Jesus answered him, If I have spoken evil

, bear witness of the evil:-. but if well, why tinitest thou me? 24. (Now. Annas had sent him bound unto Caiaphas the

high * + Mat. 26. 69. Peter fat with Chrift? our in the Palace: and a Damsel Joh. 7. 46. The Officers ancame unto him, saying, Thou also swered, Never Man Spake like this waft with Jesus of Galilee.

Man. 0 Luk. 2. 46. -After three si + Jer. 20. 2. Pashur [more JereDays they found him in the Tem miah the Prophet.-- King. ple, sitting in the midst of the Do 22. 24. Zedechiah the Son of Che&ors, both hearing them, and ask naanah went near, and smete-Miing them Questions. 'Luk. 4.15.. caiah on the Cheek.- † A&ts 23., He taught in their Synogogues, be. 2., The high Priest Ananias como ing glorified of all. † Joh. 3. 26 manded them that stood by him, Lo, he speaketh boldly, and they say to smite him on the Mouth. nothing unto him: do the Rulers. e See, on Mat. 26. 57. know indeed that this is the very

(1) Our Lord here clears himself from having any Design to raise Se, dition against the Government. When therefore he says, in Secret have ! said nothing; his Meaning is not, that he never said any thing in Private to his Followers ; but that the Do&trine he taught at all times was for Substance the Same; and what that was, there were great Numbers

of whom they might enquire, he having as often as any

Opportunity of fered, taught publickly in the Temple, and in the Synagogues; and therefore it was fitter to ask them who heard him, than to enquire of him, who was the Person accused, and so might not be believed in his own Cafe. He did not go about to conceal any thing, which those who intend to raise Sedition are wont to do; but what he said in Pria Vate, was the same he spake in Publick.

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f They said therefore unto him, Art not thou also one f his disciples? He denied it, and said, I am not. One of the lervants of the high Priest, (being his kinsinan hole ear Peter cut off) faith, Did not I see thee in the garen with him? 27. Peter then denied again, and 3 immeiately the cock crew. 28. 1. Then led they Jelus from aiaphas, unto * the hall of" judgment [Or, Pilates house] : nd it was early, and they themselves i went 110t into the udgment-hall, lest they should be defiled: but that they right eat the pailover.' 29. Pilate then went out unto them, nd faid, What accusation bring you against this man? 30. "hey answered and said unto him, If he were not a malefator, we would not have delivered hiin up unto thee. 31. Chen said Pilate unto them, Take ye him and judge him acording to your law. The Jews therefore said unto him, t is not lawful for us to put any man to death: 32. * That he saying of Jesus might be fulfilled, which he spake, fignia ying what death he should die. 33. Then Pilate entred ino the judgmerit-hall again, and called Jesus, and said unto him, Art thou the king of the Jews? 34. Jesus answered him, Sayst thou this thing of thy self, or 'did others tell it nation, and the chief Priests have delivered thee unto me: What haft thou done? 36. ^ Jesus answered,

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* * Mat. 26. 69, 71: Peter sat i* A&š' 1o, 28. f Acts ii. 3. without in the Palace : and a Dam. See on Joh. 4. 9. fel came unto him, saying, Thou k * Mat. 20. 19. (They] shall dealso waft with Jesus of Galilee. liver him to the Gentiles, to mock, And when he was gone out into sand to fcourge, and to crucifie the Poreh; another Maid saw him, him. + Joh. 12. 32. And I, if I and faid unto them that were be lifted up from the Earth, will there, This fellow was also with draw all Men unto me. Jesus of Nazareth. † Mar. 14.69.

1 * Mat. 27. 11. Jefus stood beA Maid saw him again, and began ro fore the Governour ; and the Gover. to say to them that stood by, This nour asked him, saying, Art thou is one of them. f Luk. 22. 58. the King of the Jeros ? and Jefus After a little while another law faid unto him, Thou say ft. Mar.is. him, and said, Thou art alfo one

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d + Mat. 27. 14. When Pilate.15. 1$. Pilate willing to forte 446 Tear of our Lord 33. St. John XIX. • My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom of this world, then would my servants fight, that I ha not be delivered to the Jews : but now is my kingdom

the from hence. 37. Pilaté therefore faid unto him, Art the king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayft that I am al o To this end was I born, and for this caufe came I into world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. E one that is of the truth, heareth my Voice. 38.7 faith unto him, What is truth? And when he had fade the he went out again unto the Jews, and faith unto de I d find in him no · fault at all. 39. But ye

custom, that I should release unto you one at the sover : will ye therefore that I release unto you

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him. 2. And the soldiers platted a crown of the 2 : Luk. 12.14. He said unto but that rather a Tumak him, Man, who made me a judge, or made, he took Water, andet a divider over you? + Joh. 6.15. his Hands before the Muli the When Jesus therefore perceived saying, I am innocent of ebe that they would come and take s of this juft Person : See sel into a

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put it on his head, and they put on him a purple robe, 3. And said, Hail king of the Jews: and they Imote him with their hands. 4. Pilate therefore went forth again, and faith unto them, Behold, I bring him forth to you, that ye may know that I' k find no fault in him. 5. Then came Jefus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe. And Pilate faith unto them, Behold the man. 6. When the chief Priests therefore and officers saw him, they cried out, saying, Crucifie him, crucifie him. Pilate faith un. to them, Take ye him, and crucifie him, for I find no fault in him. 7. The Jews answered him, We have a 'law, and by our law he ought todie, because he m made himself the Son of God. 8. I When Pilate therefore heard that saying, he was the more afraid ; 9. And went again into the judgments hall, and faith untó Jesus, Whence art thou?, but Jesus gave him no answer. 10. Then faith Pilate unto him, Speakest thou not unto me? knowest thou not that I have power to crucifie thee, and have power to release thee? 11. Jesus answered, Thou couldft have no power at all against me, except it were given thee from above: therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath the (1) greater fin. 12. And from thenceforth Pilate fought to release him: but the Jews cried out, saying, “ If thou let this man go,

thou the People, released Barabbas unto king himselfequal with God. +Joh. them, and delivered Jesus, when 10. 33. -For a good Work we he had fcourged him, to be cru ftonethee not; but forBlasphemy, and fied.

because thatthou being aÑan, makeft k Joh. 18. 38.

5 thy self God. Joh. 1o. 36. Say ye 't Lev. 24 16. He chat blef- of him whom the Father hachi sana pbemeth the Name of the Lord, Etified and sent into the World, he shall surely be put to death Thou blafphemeft ; because I said,

in Mat. 26. 65. The high I am the Son of God 3 Priest rent his Clothes, saying, he 10 n Luk. 23. 2. They began to hath spoken Blasphemy.-- + Joh. accuse him, saying, We found this 5.18. The Jews fought the more fellow perverting the Nation, and to kill him, because he not only forbidding to give Tribute to Ceo had broken the Sabbath, but said før,

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is Chrift also that God was his Father, ma: 15 a King.

(1) I take the sense of this Verse to be this: I readily acknowledge thy Power over Malefactors and common Men; but thou couldst have no Power over me, who am che Son of God, and free from those Crities which are laid to my Charge, unless it were given thee, or permitted from above. Therefore he who knew my Person, and was a Witness of my innocent and inoffensive Behaviour, and notwithstanding delivered me unto thee, that I might be crucified as a Malefactor, is guilty of a greater Sisi than thine will be in Condemning me,

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thou art not Cesars friend : whosoever maketh himself a king speaketh against Cesar. 13. q When Pilate therefore heard that saying, he brought Jesus forth, and sat down in the judgment-leat, in a Place that is called the Pavement, but in the Hebrew Gabbatha. '14. And it was the preparation of the passover, and about the sixth hour: and he faith unto the Jews, Behold your king. 15. But they cried out, Away with him away with him,crucifié him. Pilate faith unto them, Shall I crucifie your king ? The chief Priests answered, * We have no king but Cesar. 16. Then f delivered he him therefore unto them to be crucified. And they took Jesus, and led him away. 17. And he bearing his cross

, & went forth into a place called the place of a h Scull, which is called in the Hebrew, Golgotha. 18. Where they crucified him, and two other with him, on either side one, and Jesus in the inidst. 19. And Pilate wrote a i title, and put it on the cross. And the writing was, JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS. 20. This title then read many of the Jews: for the place where Jesus was crucified was nigh to the city: and it was written in Hebrew, and Greek, and Latin.

21. Then said the chief Priests of the Jews to Pilate, Write not, The king of the Jews ; but that he said, I am the king of the Jews. 22. Pilate answered, What I have written, I have written. 23. Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus

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a + A&ts. 17.7. These a'l do con out of the City, and stoned him trary to the Decrees of Cefar, say with Stones that he died. † Luk. ing, That there is another King, - 4. 28, 29. All they in the Syna. one Jerus.

gogue, when they heard these b + Mat. 27.62. Now the next 5 things, were filled with Wrath, Day that followed the Day of the and rose up, and thrust him ox of Preparation, the chief Priests and the City, and led him unto the Pharisee's came together 'unto Pi brow of the Hill (whereon their late.

City was built) that they might ? See the Note on Mar. 15. 25.10 cast him down headlong. Acts & See on Luk. 23. 18.

7 58. (They) cast him out of the et Gen. 49. 10. The Sceptre City, and toned him.- Heb. shall not depart from Judah, nor 13. 12. Jefus also, that he might a Lawgiver from between his Feet, fanétifie the People with his own uncil Shiloh come.

15 Blood, suffered without the Gate. f* Mar. 27. 26. + Mar. 15.15. 1 + Mat -27.33. : Mar. 15. 22. See on Luk: 23. 16, 24.

See on Luk. 23. 33. & Numb.is. 35.

All the + Mar. 15. 26. + Luk. 2j. Congregation fhail Stone him with 38. See on Mat. 27. 37. Stones without the Cam). + 1 King. 201... 1. 13. They carried him forth

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