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Harry Anderson's painting, "Jesus Praying in Gethsemane," depicting Jesus Christ praying next to an olive tree in Gethsemane
Come Follow Me 2023: Luke 22; John 18

Luke 22; John 18

June 12–18
“Not My Will, but Thine, Be Done”

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Commentary

The New Testament Minute is a commentary series made especially for the free ScripturePlus app, which features insights from New Testament scholars. many of the insights in the New Testament Minute are gleaned from the BYU New Testament Commentary series. Lynne Hilton Wilson has written a commentary to supplement her New Testament video series.

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S. Kent Brown
John W. Welch, General Editor
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John W. Welch, General Editor

Reading Plan

Structure your personal scripture study by following a 15-minute, day-by-day plan. Each day's assignment includes the required scripture passages from the Come, Follow Me curriculum, as well as suggestions for additional resources to bring context and understanding to your study. For the best experience, use our Reading Plan in the free ScripturePlus app! You can track your progress and have access to the best resources.

Monday

  • Verse of the Day: Luke 22:19-20
  • Scripture: Luke 22:1-20
  • Video: Messages of Christ - The Last Supper and the Passover Feast

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Joseph Smith Translation Variants

Explore Joseph Smith's inspired translation of the bible by comparing his changes to the King James Version of the New Testament. To learn more, see Joseph Smith's Translation of the Bible: The Joseph Smith Translation and the King James Translation in Parallel Columns.

Luke 22 JST Variants

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(2) And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.

(2) And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might kill him, but they feared the people.

(6) And he promised, and sought opportunity to betray him unto them in the absence of the multitude.

(6) And he promised them and sought opportunity to betray him unto them in the absence of the multitude.

(10) And he said unto them, Behold, when ye are entered into the city, there shall a man meet you, bearing a pitcher of water; follow him into the house where he entereth in.

(10) And he said unto them, Behold, when ye have entered into the city, there shall a man meet you, bearing a pitcher of water; follow him into the house where he entereth in.

(11) And ye shall say unto the goodman of the house, The Master saith unto thee, Where is the guestchamber, where I shall eat the passover with my disciples?

(11) And ye shall say unto the goodman of the house, The Master saith unto you, Where is the guestchamber, where I shall eat the passover with my disciples?

(16) For I say unto you, I will not any more eat thereof, until it be fulfilled in the kingdom of God.

(16) For I say unto you, I will not any more eat thereof, until it be fulfilled which is written in the prophets concerning me. Then I will partake with you in the kingdom of God.

(17) And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and said, Take this, and divide it among yourselves:

(17) And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and said, Take this, and divide it among yourselves.

(18) For I say unto you, I will not drink of the fruit of the vine, until the kingdom of God shall come.

(18) For I say unto you that I will not drink of the fruit of the vine, until the kingdom of God shall come.

(19) And he took bread, and gave thanks, and brake it, and gave unto them, saying, This is my body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of me.

(19) And he took bread, and gave thanks, brake it and gave unto them, saying, This is my body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of me.

(21) But, behold, the hand of him that betrayeth me is with me on the table.

(21) But, behold, the hand of him who betrayeth me is with me on the table.

(23) And they began to inquire among themselves, which of them it was that should do this thing.

(23) And they began to inquire among themselves, which of them it was who should do this thing.

(24) And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest.

(24) And There was also a strife among them: who of them should be accounted the greatest.

(25) And he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors.

(25) And he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and they who exercise authority upon them are called benefactors.

(26) But ye shall not be so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve.

(26) But it ought not to be so with you. But he who is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he who is chief, as he who doth serve.

(27) For whether is greater, he that sitteth at meat, or he that serveth? is not he that sitteth at meat? but I am among you as he that serveth.

(27) For whether is he greater, who sitteth at meat, or he who serveth? I am not as he who sitteth at meat, but I am among you a he who serveth.

(28) Ye are they which have continued with me in my temptations.

(28) Ye are they who have continued with me in my temptations.

(30) That ye may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

(30) That you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and sit on twelve thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

(31) And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat:

(31) And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you that he may sift the children of the kingdom as wheat.

(32) But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren.

(32) But I have prayed for you that your faith fail not: and when you are converted, strengthen your brethren.

(33) And he said unto him, Lord, I am ready to go with thee, both into prison, and to death.

(33) And he said unto him, being aggreived, Lord I am ready to go with you both into prison and unto death.

(34) And he said, I tell thee, Peter, the cock shall not crow this day, before that thou shalt thrice deny that thou knowest me.

(34) And the Lord said, I tell you Peter, that the cock shall not crow this day, before that you will thrice deny that you know me.

(35) And he said unto them, When I sent you without purse, and scrip, and shoes, lacked ye any thing? And they said, Nothing.

(35) And he said unto them, When I sent you without purse, and scrip or shoes, lacked ye any thing? And they said, Nothing.

(36) Then said he unto them, But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one.

(36) Then said he unto them, I say unto you again, he who hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise a scrip. And he who hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one.

(37) For I say unto you, that this that is written must yet be accomplished in me, And he was reckoned among the transgressors: for the things concerning me have an end.

(37) For I say unto you, that this that is written must yet be accomplished in me, And he was reckoned among the transgressors: for the things concerning me have an end.

(39) And he came out, and went, as he was wont, to the mount of Olives; and his disciples also followed him.

(39) And he came out, and went, as he was accustomed, to the mount of Olives; and his disciples also followed him.

(42) Saying, Father, if thou be willing, remove this cup from me: nevertheless not my will, but thine, be done.

(42) Saying, Father, if thou be willing to remove this cup from me: nevertheless not my will, but thine, be done.

(44) And being in an agony he prayed more earnestly: and his sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground.

(44) And being in an agony he prayed more earnestly: and he sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground.

(45) And when he rose up from prayer, and was come to his disciples, he found them sleeping for sorrow,

(45) And when he rose up from prayer, and was come to his disciples, he found them sleeping, for they were filled with sorrow.

(46) And said unto them, Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation.

(46) And said unto them, Why sleep ye? Rise and pray, lest you enter into temptation.

(47) And while he yet spake, behold a multitude, and he that was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them, and drew near unto Jesus to kiss him.

(47) And while he yet spake, behold a multitude, and he who was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them, and drew near unto Jesus to kiss him.

(49) When they which were about him saw what would follow, they said unto him, Lord, shall we smite with the sword?

(49) When they who were about him saw what would follow, they said unto him, Lord, shall we smite with a sword?

(52) Then Jesus said unto the chief priests, and captains of the temple, and the elders, which were come to him, Be ye come out, as against a thief, with swords and staves?

(52) Then Jesus said unto the chief priests, and captains of the temple, and the elders who were come to him, Are ye come out, as against a thief, with swords and staves?

(55) And when they had kindled a fire in the midst of the hall, and were set down together, Peter sat down among them.

(55) And when they had kindled a fire in the midst of the hall, and were sat down together, Peter sat down among them.

(59) And about the space of one hour after another confidently affirmed, saying, Of a truth this fellow also was with him: for he is a Galilæan.

(59) And about the space of one hour after another confidently affirmed, saying, Of a truth this man was also with him: for he is a Galilean.

(63) And the men that held Jesus mocked him, and smote him.

(63) And the men who held Jesus mocked him, and smote him.

(64) And when they had blindfolded him, they struck him on the face, and asked him, saying, Prophesy, who is it that smote thee?

(64) And when they had blindfolded him, they struck him on the face, and asked him, saying, Prophesy, who is it who smote thee?

(68) And if I also ask you, ye will not answer me, nor let me go.

(68) And if I also ask you, you will not answer me, nor let me go.

(71) And they said, What need we any further witness? for we ourselves have heard of his own mouth.

(71) And they said, What need we of any further witness? For we ourselves have heard of his own mouth.

 

Reading Resources

Luke 22

Lynne Hilton Wilson, “Matthew 26; Mark 14; Luke 22,” Come Follow Me: The New Testament.

The Last Supper

The Atonement

Gethsemane

Conversion

Judas’ Betrayal

Peter’s Denial

John 18

Lynne Hilton Wilson, “Matthew 26; Mark 14; Luke 22,” Come Follow Me: The New Testament.

John W. Welch, “The Legal Cause of Action Against Jesus in John 18:29–30,” in Celebrating Easter: The 2006 BYU Easter Conference, ed. Thomas A. Wayment and Keith J. Wilson (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University), 157–75.

The Atonement

Gethsemane

Judas’ Betrayal

Peter’s Denial