Luke 22:1-11 CSB

The Plot to Kill Jesus

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

References for Luke 22:1

      2 The chief priests and the scribes were looking for a way to put Him to death, because they were afraid of the people.
      3 Then Satan entered Judas, called Iscariot, who was numbered among the Twelve.
      4 He went away and discussed with the chief priests and temple police how he could hand Him over to them.
      5 They were glad and agreed to give him silver.a

      References for Luke 22:5

        • a 22:5 - Or money; Mt 26:15 specifies 30 pieces of silver; Zch 11:12-13
          6 So he accepted [the offer] and started looking for a good opportunity to betray Him to them when the crowd was not present.

          Preparation for Passover

          7 Then the Day of Unleavened Bread came when the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed.

          References for Luke 22:7

              8 Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, "Go and prepare the Passover meal for us, so we can eat it."
              9 "Where do You want us to prepare it?" they asked Him.
              10 "Listen," He said to them, "when you've entered the city, a man carrying a water jug will meet you. Follow him into the house he enters.
              11 Tell the owner of the house, 'The Teacher asks you, "Where is the guest room where I can eat the Passover with My disciples?" '