PREPARING FOR THE PASSOVER MEAL (Mark 14:12-26 Amplified Bible)
12On the first day [of the Feast] of Unleavened Bread, when [as was customary] they killed the Passover lamb, [Jesus’] disciples said to Him, Where do You wish us to go [and] prepare the Passover [supper] for You to eat?
13And He sent two of His disciples and said to them, Go into the city, and a man carrying an [earthen] jar or pitcher of water will meet you; follow him.
14And whatever [house] he enters, say to the master of the house, The Teacher says: Where is My guest room, where I may eat the Passover [supper] with My disciples?
15And he will [himself] show you a large upper room, furnished [with carpets and with dining couches properly spread] and ready; there prepare for us.
16Then the disciples set out and came to the city and found [everything] just as He had told them; and they prepared the Passover.
17And when it was evening, He came with the Twelve [apostles].
18And while they were at the table eating, Jesus said, Surely I say to you, one of you will betray Me, [one] who is eating [here] with Me.(A)
19And they began to show that they were sad and hurt, and to say to Him one after another, Is it I? or, It is not I, is it?
20He replied to them, It is one of the Twelve [apostles], one who is dipping [bread] into the [same deep] dish with Me.
21For the Son of Man is going as it stands written concerning Him; but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good (profitable and wholesome) for that man if he had never been born.(B)
22And while they were eating, He took a loaf [of bread], praised God and gave thanks and asked Him to bless it to their use. [Then] He broke [it] and gave to them and said, Take. Eat. This is My body.
23He also took a cup [of the juice of grapes], and when He had given thanks, He gave [it] to them, and they all drank of it.
24And He said to them, This is My blood [which ratifies] the new covenant, [the blood] which is being poured out for (on account of) many.(C)
25Solemnly and surely I tell you, I shall not again drink of the fruit of the vine till that day when I drink it[a]of a new and a higher quality in God’s kingdom.
26And when they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.