Luke 22:1-11 CEB

Plot to kill Jesus

1 The Festival of Unleavened Bread, which is called Passover, was approaching.

References for Luke 22:1

      2 The chief priests and the legal experts were looking for a way to kill Jesus, because they were afraid of the people.
      3 Then Satan entered Judas, called Iscariot, who was one of the Twelve.
      4 He went out and discussed with the chief priests and the officers of the temple guard how he could hand Jesus over to them.
      5 They were delighted and arranged payment for him.
      6 He agreed and began looking for an opportunity to hand Jesus over to them—a time when the crowds would be absent.

      Disciples prepare for the Passover

      7 The Day of Unleavened Bread arrived, when the Passover had to be sacrificed.

      References for Luke 22:7

          8 Jesus sent Peter and John with this task: "Go and prepare for us to eat the Passover meal."
          9 They said to him, "Where do you want us to prepare it?"
          10 Jesus replied, "When you go into the city, a man carrying a water jar will meet you. Follow him to the house he enters.
          11 Say to the owner of the house, ‘The teacher says to you, Where is the guestroom where I can eat the Passover meal with my disciples? '