So he consented and began to look for an opportunity to betray him to them when no crowd was present.
Then came the day of Unleavened Bread, on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed.
So Jesus a sent Peter and John, saying, "Go and prepare the Passover meal for us that we may eat it."
They asked him, "Where do you want us to make preparations for it?"
"Listen," he said to them, "when you have entered the city, a man carrying a jar of water will meet you; follow him into the house he enters
and say to the owner of the house, "The teacher asks you, "Where is the guest room, where I may eat the Passover with my disciples?" '
He will show you a large room upstairs, already furnished. Make preparations for us there."
So they went and found everything as he had told them; and they prepared the Passover meal.
When the hour came, he took his place at the table, and the apostles with him.
He said to them, "I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer;
for I tell you, I will not eat it b until it is fulfilled in the kingdom of God."
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