And he sendeth forth two of his disciples, and saith to them, ‘Go ye away to the city, and there shall meet you a man bearing a pitcher of water, follow him;
and wherever he may go in, say ye to the master of the house — The Teacher saith, Where is the guest-chamber, where the passover, with my disciples, I may eat?
and he will shew you a large upper room, furnished, prepared — there make ready for us.’
And his disciples went forth, and came to the city, and found as he said to them, and they made ready the passover.
And evening having come, he cometh with the twelve,
and as they are reclining, and eating, Jesus said, ‘Verily I say to you — one of you, who is eating with me — shall deliver me up.’
And they began to be sorrowful, and to say to him, one by one, ‘Is it I?’ and another, ‘Is it I?’
And he answering said to them, ‘One of the twelve who is dipping with me in the dish;
the Son of Man doth indeed go, as it hath been written concerning him, but woe to that man through whom the Son of Man is delivered up; good were it to him if that man had not been born.’
And as they are eating, Jesus having taken bread, having blessed, brake, and gave to them, and said, ‘Take, eat; this is my body.’
And having taken the cup, having given thanks, he gave to them, and they drank of it — all;
and he said to them, ‘This is my blood of the new covenant, which for many is being poured out;
verily I say to you, that no more may I drink of the produce of the vine till that day when I may drink it new in the reign of God.’
And having sung an hymn, they went forth to the mount of the Olives