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The First Day of
17 On the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Where do you want us to make preparations for you to eat the Passover?”
- Matt 26:17 ;
The First Day of
12 On the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread, when it was customary to sacrifice the Passover lamb, Jesus’ disciples asked him, “Where do you want us to go and make preparations for you to eat the Passover?”
- Mark 14:12
The First Day of
7 Then came the day of Unleavened Bread on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed.
- Luke 22:7
Morning Before Passover
28 Then the Jewish leaders took Jesus from Caiaphas to the palace of the Roman governor. By now it was early morning, and to avoid ceremonial uncleanness they did not enter the palace, because they wanted to be able to eat the Passover. John 18:28
THE THIRD HOUR, 9 AM
It was nine in the morning when they crucified him. Mark 15:25
Noon Before Passover
14 It was the day of Preparation of the Passover; it was about noon. “Here is your king,” Pilate said to the Jews.
- John 19:14
Just Before Passover
13 It was just before the Passover Festival. Jesus knew that the hour had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.
29 Since Judas had charge of the money, some thought Jesus was telling him to buy what was needed for the festival, or to give something to the poor.
Crucified Before Passover Meal!
C. THE NINETH HOUR, 3 PM
34 And at three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”). Mark 15:33
31 Now it was the day of Preparation [Day before Passover], and the next day was to be a special Sabbath [High Holiday falls on Saturday]. Because the Jewish leaders did not want the bodies left on the crosses during the Sabbath, they asked Pilate to have the legs broken and the bodies taken down.
Crucified Before Passover Meal!
41 At the place where Jesus was crucified, there was a garden, and in the garden a new tomb, in which no one had ever been laid.
42 Because it was the Jewish day of Preparation [Day before Passover] and since the tomb was nearby, they laid Jesus there.
- John 19:41-42
"Evening Meal in Progress"
2 The evening meal was in progress [Passover], and the devil had already prompted Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot, to betray Jesus.
During Passover Meal (wait, wasn't Jesus dead then?)
14 Say to the owner of the house he enters, ‘The Teacher asks: Where is my guest room, where I may eat the Passover with my disciples?’
15 He will show you a large room upstairs, furnished and ready. Make preparations for us there.”
16 The disciples left, went into the city and found things just as Jesus had told them. So they prepared the Passover.
17 When evening came, Jesus arrived with the Twelve.
18 While they were reclining at the table eating [Passover], he said, “Truly I tell you, one of you will betray me—one who is eating with me.”
22 While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take it; this is my body.”
23 Then he took a cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, and they all drank from it.
24 “This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many,” he said to them.
Jesus at Passover Meal Verified by Matthew
18 He replied, “Go into the city to a certain man and tell him, ‘The Teacher says: My appointed time is near. I am going to celebrate the Passover with my disciples at your house.’”
19 So the disciples did as Jesus had directed them and prepared the Passover.
20 When evening came, Jesus was reclining at the table with the Twelve.
21 And while they were eating [Passover], he said, “Truly I tell you, one of you will betray me.”
26 While they were eating [Passover], Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is my body.”
27 Then he took a cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you.
28 This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.
Jesus at Passover Meal Verified by Luke
14 When the hour came [Sunset], he took his place at the table, and the apostles with him. 15 He said to them, “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer;
After Passover Meal
27 And after the sop [Passover] Satan entered into him. Then said Jesus unto him, That thou doest, do quickly.
After the Meal ... to Gethsemane to Pray
26 While they were eating, Jesus took a loaf of bread, and after blessing it he broke it, gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take, eat; this is my body.” 27 Then he took a cup, and after giving thanks he gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you;
30 And when they had sung an hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives.
36 Then cometh Jesus with them unto a place called Gethsemane, and saith unto the disciples, Sit ye here, while I go and pray yonder.
47 While he was still speaking, Judas, one of the Twelve, arrived. With him was a large crowd armed with swords and clubs, sent from the chief priests and the elders of the people.
Off to See Caiaphas the High Priest
57 Those who had arrested Jesus took him to Caiaphas the high priest, where the teachers of the law and the elders had assembled.
After Caiaphas ... to see the Governor Pilate
1 Early in the morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people made their plans how to have Jesus executed. 2 So they bound him, led him away and handed him over to Pilate the governor.
11 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.
Third Hour or Ninth Hour (9 AM or 3PM)
A AT 9 AM, THE THIRD HOUR
It was nine in the morning when they crucified him. Mark 15:25 NIV
B AFTER 12 NOON, THE SIXTH HOUR
And it was the preparation of the passover, and about the sixth hour; and he saith unto the Jews, Behold your king. . . . Shall I crucify your king? John 19:14, 15
45 Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour.
46 And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?
50 And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit.