Matthew: Chapter 27

The Gospel According to Matthew. The 27th Chapter
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27:1 But when the morrowtide was come, all the princes of priests, and the elder men of the people took counsel against Jesus, that they should betake him to death. When the morning was come, all the chief priests and seniours of the people held a council against Jesus, to put him to death, When the morning was come, all the chief Priests, & the Elders of the people took counsel against Jesus, to put him to death, When the morning was come, all the chief Priests and Elders of the people, took counsel against Jesus to put him to death.
27:2 And they led him bound, and betook him to Pilate of Pontii, the president. and brought him bound and delivered him unto Poncius Pilate the debite. And led him away bound, and delivered him unto Pontius Pilate the governor. And when they had bound him, they led him away, and delivered him to Pontius Pilate the governor.
27:3 Then Judas that betrayed him, saw that he was condemned, he repented, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the princes of priests, and to the elder men of the people, Then when Judas which betrayed him, saw that he was condemned, he repented himself, and brought again the thirty plates of silver to the chief priests and seniours Then when Judas which betrayed him, saw that he was condemned, he repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief Priests, and Elders, Then Judas, which had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief Priests and Elders,
27:4 saying, I have sinned, betraying just blood. And they said, What to us? see thou. saying: I have sinned betraying the innocent blood. And they said: what is that to us? see thou to that. Saying, I have sinned betraying the innocent blood. But they said, What is that to us? see thou to it. Saying, I have sinned, in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? see thou to that.
27:5 And when he had cast forth the pieces of silver in the temple, he passed forth, and went, and hanged himself with a snare. And he cast down the silver plates in the temple, and departed, and went and hung himself. And when he had cast down the silver pieces in the Temple, he departed, and went, and hanged himself. And he cast down the pieces of silver in the Temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself.
27:6 And the princes of priests took the pieces of silver, and said, It is not leaveful to send them into the treasury, for it is the price of blood. The chief priests took the silver plates and said: it is not lawful for to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood. And the chief Priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful for us to put them into the treasure, because it is the price of blood. And the chief Priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful for to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood.
27:7 And when they had taken counsel, they bought with them the field of a potter, into the burying of pilgrims. And they took counsel, and bought with them a potter’s field to bury strangers in. And they took counsel, and bought with them a potter’s field, for the burial of strangers. And they took counsel, and bought with them the potter’s field, to bury strangers in.
27:8 Therefore that field is called Aceldama, that is, a field of blood, into this day. wherefore that field is called, the field of blood, until this day. Wherefore that field is called, the field of blood, until this day. Wherefore that field was called, The field of blood unto this day.
27:9 Then that was fulfilled, that thing that was said by the prophet Jeremy, saying, And they have taken thirty pieces of silver, the price of a man praised, whom they praised of the children of Israel; Then was fulfilled, that which was spoken by Jeremi the prophet, saying: and they took thirty silver plates, the value of him that was priced, whom they bought of the children of israhel, (Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremias the Prophet, saying, And they took thirty silver pieces, the price of him that was valued, whom they of the children of Israel valued. (Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremie the Prophet, saying, And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him that was valued, whom they of the children of Israel did value:
27:10 and they gave them into a field of a potter, as the Lord ordained to me. and they gave them for the potter’s field, as the lord appointed me. And they gave them for the potter’s field, as the Lord appointed me.) And gave them for the potter’s field, as the Lord appointed me.)
27:11 And Jesus stood before the doomsman; and the president asked him, saying, Art thou king of Jews? Jesus saith to him, Thou sayest. Jesus stood before the debite, and the debite asked him, saying: Art thou the king of the jews? Jesus said unto him: Thou sayest. And Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor asked him, saying, Art thou the King of the Jews? Jesus said unto him, Thou sayest it. And Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor asked him, saying, Art thou the King of the Jews? And Jesus said unto him, Thou sayest.
27:12 And when he was accused of the princes of priests, and elder men of the people, he answered nothing. when he was accused of the chief priests and seniours, he answered nothing. And when he was accused of the chief Priests and Elders, he answered nothing. And when he was accused of the chief Priests and Elders, he answered nothing.
27:13 Then Pilate saith to him, Hearest thou not, how many witnessings they say against thee? Then said Pilate unto him: hearest thou not how many things they lay against thee? Then said Pilate unto him, Hearest thou not how many things they lay against thee? Then saith Pilate unto him, Hearest thou not how many things they witness against thee?
27:14 And he answered not to him any word, so that the president wondered greatly. and he answered him to never a word. insomuch that the debite marvelled very sore. But he answered him not to one word, in so much that the governor marvelled greatly. And he answered him to never a word: insomuch that the Governor marvelled greatly.
27:15 Forsooth by a solemn day the president was wont to deliver to the people one bound, whom they would. At that feast, the debite was wont to deliver unto the people a prisoner whom they would choose. Now at the feast, the governor was wont to deliver unto the people a prisoner, whom they would. Now at that feast the Governor was wont to release unto the people a prisoner, whom they would.
27:16 Soothly they had then one famous man bound, that was said Barabbas. He had then a notable prisoner, called Barrabas. And they had then a notable prisoner, called Barabbas. And they had then a notable prisoner, called Barabbas.
27:17 Therefore Pilate said to them, when they were gathered together, Whom will ye, I let go to you? whether Barabbas, or Jesus, that is said Christ? And when they were gathered together, Pilate said unto them: whether will ye that I give loose unto you, barrabas, or Jesus which is called Christ? When they were then gathered together, Pilate said unto them, Whether will ye that I let loose unto you Barabbas, or Jesus which is called Christ? Therefore when they were gathered together, Pilate said unto them, Whom will ye that I release unto you? Barabbas, or Jesus, which is called Christ?
27:18 Soothly he knew, that by envy they betook him. For he knew well, that for envy they had delivered him. (For he knew well, that for envy they had delivered him. For he knew that for envy they had delivered him.
27:19 Forsooth him sitting for judge, his wife sent to him, saying, Nothing to thee and to that just man; for I have suffered this day many things for him, by a vision. When he was set down to give judgement, his wife sent to him, saying: have thou nothing to do with that just man, I have suffered many things this day in my sleep about him. Also when he was set down upon the judgement seat, his wife sent to him, saying, Have thou nothing to do with that just man: for I have suffered many things this day in a dream by reason of him.) When he was set down on the Judgement seat, his wife sent unto him, saying, Have thou nothing to do with that just man: for I have suffered many things this day in a dream, because of him.
27:20 Forsooth the princes of priests and elder men counseled the peoples, that they should ask Barabbas, but Jesus they should lose. The chief priests and the seniours had persuaded the people, that they should ask barrabas, and should destroy Jesus. But the chief Priests & the Elders had persuaded the people that they should ask Barabbas, and should destroy Jesus. But the chief Priests and Elders persuaded the multitude that they should ask Barabbas, & destroy Jesus.
27:21 Forsooth the president answering saith to them, Whom of the two will ye to be let go to you? And they said, Barabbas. The debite answered and said unto them: whether of the twain will ye that I let loose unto you? And they said, barrabas. Then the governor answered, and said unto them, Whether of the twain will ye that I let loose unto you? And they said, Barabbas. The Governor answered, and said unto them, Whether of the twain will ye that I release unto you? They said, Barabbas.
27:22 Pilate saith to them, What then shall I do of Jesus, which is said Christ? All they say, Be he crucified. Pilate said unto them: what shall I do then with Jesus, which is called Christ? They all said to him: let him be crucified. Pilate said unto them, What shall I do then with Jesus which is called Christ? They all said to him, Let him be crucified. Pilate said unto them, What shall I do then with Jesus, which is called Christ? They all said unto him, Let him be crucified.
27:23 The president said to them, Soothly what of evil hath he done? And they cried more, saying, Be he crucified. Then said the debite: what evil hath he done? And they cried the more saying: let him be crucified. Then said the governor, But what evil hath he done? Then they cried the more, saying, Let him be crucified. And the Governor said, Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out the more, saying, Let him be crucified.
27:24 And Pilate seeing that he profited nothing, but that more a noise was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the people, and said, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just man; see ye. When Pilate saw that he prevailed nothing, but that more business was made, he took water and washed his hands before the people saying: I am innocent of the blood of this just person, and that ye shall see. When Pilate saw that he availed nothing, but that more tumult was made, he took water and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just man: look you to it. When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person: see ye to it.
27:25 And all the people answered, and said, His blood be on us, and on our children. Then answered all the people, and said: his blood fall on us, and on our children. Then answered all the people, and said, His blood be on us, and on our children. Then answered all the people, and said, His blood be on us, and on our children.
27:26 Then he let go to them Barabbas, but he betook to them Jesus scourged, to be crucified. Then let he Barrabas loose unto them, and scourged Jesus and delivered him to be crucified. Thus let he Barabbas loose unto them, and scourged Jesus, and delivered him to be crucified. Then released he Barabbas unto them, and when he had scourged Jesus, he delivered him to be crucified.
27:27 Then knights of the president took Jesus in the moot hall, and gathered to him all the company of knights. Then the soldiers of the debite took Jesus unto the common hall, and gathered unto him all the company. Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered about him the whole band. Then the soldiers of the Governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered unto him the whole band of soldiers.
27:28 And they unclothed him, and did about him a red mantle; And stripped him, and put on him a purple robe, And they stripped him, & put upon him a scarlet robe, And they stripped him, and put on him a scarlet robe.
27:29 and they folded a crown of thorns, and put on his head, and a reed in his right hand; and the knee bowed before him, they scorned him, saying, Hail, king of Jews. and platted a crown of thorns and put upon his head, and a reed in his right hand. And bowed their knees before him, saying: hail king of the jews, And platted a crown of thorns, and put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand, and bowed their knees before him, and mocked him, saying, God save thee King of the Jews, And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail king of the Jews.
27:30 And they spat on him, and took a reed, and smote his head. and spitted upon him, and took the reed and smote him on the head. And spitted upon him, and took a reed, and smote him on the head. And they spit upon him, and took the reed, and smote him on the head.
27:31 And after that they had scorned him, they unclothed him of the mantle, and they clothed him with his clothes, and led him for to be crucified. And when they had mocked him, they took the robe off him again, and put his own raiment on him, and led him away to crucify him. Thus when they had mocked him, they took the robe from him, and put his own raiment on him, and led him away to crucify him. And after that they had mocked him, they took the robe off from him, and put his own raiment on him, and led him away to crucify him.
27:32 And as they went out, they found a man of Cyrene coming from the town, Simon by name; they constrained him to take his cross. And as they came out, they found a man of cyren, named Simon: him they compelled to bear his cross. And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, named Simon: him they compelled to bear his cross. And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to bear his Cross.
27:33 And they came to a place that is called Golgotha, that is, the place of Calvary. And came unto the place, which is called golgotha (that is to say a place of dead men’s skulls) And when they came unto the place called Golgotha, (that is to say, the place of dead men’s skulls.) And when they were come unto a place called Golgotha, that is to say, a place of a skull,
27:34 And they gave him to drink wine mingled with gall; and when he had tasted, he would not drink. and they gave him vinegar to drink mixed with gall. And when he had tasted thereof, he would not drink. They gave him vinegar to drink, mingled with gall: and when he had tasted thereof, he would not drink. They gave him vinegar to drink, mingled with gall: and when he had tasted thereof, he would not drink.
27:35 Soothly after that they had crucified him, they parted his clothes, sending lot, that it should be fulfilled, that is said by the prophet, saying, They parted to them my clothes, and upon my cloth they sent lot. When they had crucified him, they parted his garments, and did cast lots. To fulfill that was spoken by the prophet: They have parted my garments among them: and upon my vesture have cast lots. And when they had crucified him, they parted his garments, & did cast lots, that it might be fulfilled, which was spoken by the Prophet, They divided my garments among them, and upon my vesture did cast lots. And they crucified him, and parted his garments, casting lots: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Prophet, They parted my garments among them, and upon my vesture did they cast lots.
27:36 And they sitting kept him; and they sat and watched him there. And they sat, and watched him there. And sitting down, they watched him there:
27:37 and set above his head his cause written, This is Jesus, the king of Jews. And they set up over his head the cause of his death written. This is Jesus the king of the jews. They set up also over his head his cause written, THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS. And set up over his head, his accusation written, THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.
27:38 Then two thieves were crucified with him, one on the right half, and another on the left half. And there were two thieves crucified with him, one on the right hand, and another on the left hand. And there were two thieves crucified with him, one on the right hand, and another on the left. Then were there two thieves crucified with him: one on the right hand, and another on the left.
27:39 And men that passed forth blasphemed him, moving their heads, They that passed by, reviled him wagging their heads And they that passed by, reviled him, wagging their heads, And they that passed by, reviled him, wagging their heads,
27:40 and saying, Fie to thee, that destroyest the temple of God, and in the third day again buildest it; save thou thyself; if thou art the Son of God, come down of the cross. and saying: Thou that destroyest the temple of God, and buildest it in three days save thyself. If thou be the son of God, come down from the cross. And saying, Thou that destroyest the Temple, and buildest it in three days, save thyself: if thou be the Son of God, come down from the cross. And saying, Thou that destroyest the Temple, & buildest it in three days, save thyself: If thou be the Son of God, come down from the Cross.
27:41 Also and the princes of priests scorning, with scribes and elder men, said, Likewise also the prelates mocking him with the scribes and seniours said: Likewise also the high Priests mocking him, with the Scribes, and Elders, and Pharises, said, Likewise also the chief Priests mocking him, with the Scribes and Elders, said,
27:42 He made other men safe, he may not make himself safe; if he is the king of Israel, come he now down from the cross, and we believe to him; He saved other, himself he cannot save. If he be the king of Israhel: let him now come down from the cross, and we will believe him. He saved others, but he cannot save himself: if he be the King of Israel, let him now come down from the cross, and we will believe him. He saved others, himself he cannot save: If he be the King of Israel, let him now come down from the Cross, and we will believe him.
27:43 he trusted in God; deliver he him now, if he will; for he said, I am the Son of God. He trusted in God, let God deliver him now if he will have him, for he said, I am the son of God. He trusteth in God, let him deliver him now, if he will have him: for he said, I am the Son of God. He trusted in God, let him deliver him now if he will have him: for he said, I am the Son of God.
27:44 Forsooth also the thieves, that were crucified with him, put to him with reproof the same thing. That same also the thieves, which were crucified with him cast in his teeth. That same also the thieves which were crucified with him, cast in his teeth. The thieves also which were crucified with him, cast the same in his teeth.
27:45 Soothly from the sixth hour darknesses were made on all the land, unto the ninth hour. From the sixth hour was there darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour. Now from the sixth hour was there darkness over all the land, unto the ninth hour. Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour.
27:46 And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a great voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani, that is, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying: Eli Eli lama sabathani. That is to say, my God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabacthani? that is, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? And about the ninth hour, Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lamasabachthani, that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?
27:47 Soothly some standing there, and hearing, said, This calleth Elias. Some of them that stood there, when they heard that said: This man calleth for Helias. And some of them that stood there, when they heard it, said, This man calleth Elias. Some of them that stood there, when they heard that, said, This man calleth for Elias.
27:48 And anon one of them running, took and filled a sponge with vinegar, and put it on a reed, and gave to him to drink. And straightway one of them ran and took a sponge and filled it full of vinegar, and put it on a reed, and gave him to drink. And straightway one of them ran, and took a sponge, and filled it with vinegar, and put it on a reed, and gave him to drink. And straightway one of them ran, and took a spunge, and filled it with vinegar, and put it on a reed, and gave him to drink.
27:49 But others said, Suffer thou; see we whether Elias come to deliver him. Other said let be, let us see whether Helias will come and deliver him. Other said, Let be: let us see, if Elias will come and save him. The rest said, Let be, let us see whether Elias will come to save him.
27:50 Forsooth Jesus again crying with a great voice, sent out the spirit. Jesus cried again with a loud voice and yielded up the ghost. Then Jesus cried again with a loud voice, and yielded up the ghost. Jesus, when he had cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost.
27:51 And lo! the veil of the temple was rent in two parts, from the highest to the lowest. And the earth was moved, and stones were cleft; And behold the veil of the temple was rent in two parts from the top to the bottom, and the earth did quake, and the stones did rent, And behold, the veil of the Temple was rent in twain, from the top to the bottom, and the earth did quake, and the stones were cloven, And behold, the veil of the Temple was rent in twain, from the top to the bottom, and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent.
27:52 and burials were opened, and many bodies of saints that had slept, rose up. and graves did open, and the bodies of many saints which slept, arose: And the graves did open themselves, & many bodies of the Saints which slept, arose, And the graves were opened, and many bodies of Saints which slept, arose,
27:53 And they going out of the burials, after his resurrection came into the holy city, and appeared to many. and came out of their graves after his resurrection, and came into the holy city, and appeared unto many. And came out of the graves after his resurrection, and went into the holy City, and appeared unto many. And came out of the graves after his resurrection, and went into the holy city, and appeared unto many.
27:54 And the centurion and they that were with him keeping Jesus, when they saw the earth-shaking, and those things that were done, they dreaded greatly, saying, Verily this was God’s Son. When the petty captain, and they that were with him watching Jesus, saw the earthquake and those things which happened, they feared greatly saying. Of a surety this was the son of God. When the Centurion, & they that were with him watching Jesus, saw the earthquake, and the things that were done, they feared greatly, saying, Truly this was the Son of God. Now when the Centurion, and they that were with him, watching Jesus, saw the earthquake, & those things that were done, they feared greatly, saying, Truly this was the Son of God.
27:55 Forsooth many women were there afar, that followed Jesus from Galile, ministering to him. And many women were there, beholding him afar off, which followed Jesus from Galile, ministering unto him: And many women were there, beholding him afar off, which had followed Jesus from Galile, ministering unto him. And many women were there (beholding afar off) which followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering unto him.
27:56 Among which was Mary Magdalene, and Mary, the mother of James, and of Joseph, and the mother of Zebedee’s sons. among the which was Mary magdalen, and Mary the mother of James and the mother of Joses, and the mother of Zebede’s children. Among whom was Marie Magdalene, and Marie the mother of James & Joses, and the mother of Zebedeus’ sons. Among which was Mary Magdalene, & Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of Zebedee’s children.
27:57 But when the evening was come, there came a rich man from Arimathaea, Joseph by name, the which and he was disciple of Jesus. When the even was come, there came a rich man of Aramathia named Joseph, which same also was Jesus’ disciple. And when the even was come, there came a rich man of Arimathea, named Joseph, who had also himself been Jesus’ disciple. When the Even was come, there came a rich man of Arimathea, named Joseph, who also himself was Jesus’ disciple:
27:58 He went to Pilate, and asked the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the body to be yielded. He went to Pilate and begged the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the body to be delivered. He went to Pilate, and asked the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the body to be delivered. He went to Pilate, and begged the body of Jesus: then Pilate commanded the body to be delivered.
27:59 And the body taken, Joseph wrapped it in a clean sendal, and Joseph took the body, and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, So Joseph took the body, and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, And when Joseph had taken the body, he wrapped it in a clean linen cloth,
27:60 and laid it in his new burial, that he had hewn in a stone; and he wallowed a great stone to the door of the burial, and went away. and put it in his new tomb, which he had hewn out even in the rock, and rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulchre and departed. And put it in his new tomb, which he had hewn out in a rock, & rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulchre, and departed. And laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock: and he rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulchre, and departed.
27:61 Forsooth Mary Magdalene and another Mary were there, sitting against the sepulchre. There was Mary magdalene, and the other Mary sitting over against the sepulchre. And there was Marie Magdalene, and the other Marie sitting over against the sepulchre. And there was Mary Magdalene, and the other Mary, sitting over against the sepulchre.
27:62 And on the tother day, that is after pask evening, the princes of priests and the Pharises came together to Pilate, The next day that followeth good friday, the high priests and pharises got themselves to Pilate, Now the next day that followed the Preparation of the Sabbath, the high Priests and Pharises assembled to Pilate, Now the next day that followed the day of the preparation, the chief Priests and Pharisees came together unto Pilate,
27:63 saying, Sire, we have mind, for that deceiver said yet living, After three days I shall rise again. and said: Sir, we remember, that this deceiver said while he was yet alive, After three days I will arise again, And said, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said, while he was yet alive, Within three days I will rise. Saying, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said, while he was yet alive, After three days I will rise again.
27:64 Therefore command thou the sepulchre to be kept till unto the third day; lest peradventure his disciples come, and steal him, and say to the people, He is risen from dead; and the last error shall be worse than the former. command therefore that the sepulchre be made sure until the third day, lest peradventure his disciples come, and steal him away, and say unto the people, he is risen from death: And then the last error shall be worse than the first was. Command therefore, that the sepulchre be made sure until the third day, lest his disciples come by night, & steal him away, and say unto the people, He is risen from the dead: so shall the last error be worse than the first. Command therefore that the sepulchre be made sure, until the third day, lest his disciples come by night, & steal him away, and say unto the people, He is risen from the dead: so the last error shall be worse than the first.
27:65 Pilate said to them, Ye have the keeping; go ye, keep ye as ye can. Pilate said unto them: Take watchmen: Go and make it as sure as ye can. Then Pilate said unto them, Ye have a watch: go, and make it sure as ye know. Pilate said unto them, Ye have a watch, go your way, make it as sure as you can.
27:66 Forsooth they going forth, kept the sepulchre, marking the stone, with the keepers. They went and made the sepulchre sure with watchmen, and sealed the stone. And they went, and made the sepulchre sure with the watch, and sealed the stone. So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch.
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