While they were eating, Jesus took bread, gave thanks and broke it,1 and gave it to his disciples, saying, "Take it; this is my body."
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Then he took the cup, gave thanks and offered it to them, and they all drank from it.2
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"This is my blood of the covenant,3 which is poured out for many," he said to them.
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"I tell you the truth, I will not drink again of the fruit of the vine until that day when I drink it anew in the kingdom of God."4
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When they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.5
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"You will all fall away," Jesus told them, "for it is written: " 'I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered.'6
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But after I have risen, I will go ahead of you into Galilee."7
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Peter declared, "Even if all fall away, I will not."
"I tell you the truth," Jesus answered, "today--yes, tonight--before the rooster crows twice you yourself will disown me three times."8
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But Peter insisted emphatically, "Even if I have to die with you,9 I will never disown you." And all the others said the same.
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