And he (kai auto). Emphatic, and he himself. A large upper room (anagaion mega). Anything above ground (gh), and particularly upstairs as here. Here and in Luke 22:12 . Example in Xenophon. Jesus wishes to observe this last feast with his disciples alone, not with others as was often done. Evidently this friend of Jesus was a man who would understand. Furnished (estrwmenon). Perfect passive participle of strwnnumi, state of readiness. "Strewed with carpets, and with couches properly spread" (Vincent).