Matthew 26:20
New International Version
When evening came, Jesus was reclining at the table with the Twelve.

New Living Translation
When it was evening, Jesus sat down at the table with the twelve disciples.

English Standard Version
When it was evening, he reclined at table with the twelve.

Berean Study Bible
When evening came, Jesus was reclining with the twelve disciples.

Berean Literal Bible
And evening having arrived, He was reclining with the twelve disciples.

New American Standard Bible
Now when evening came, Jesus was reclining at the table with the twelve disciples.

King James Bible
Now when the even was come, he sat down with the twelve.

Christian Standard Bible
When evening came, he was reclining at the table with the Twelve.

Good News Translation
When it was evening, Jesus and the twelve disciples sat down to eat.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When evening came, He was reclining at the table with the Twelve.

International Standard Version
When evening came, Jesus was sitting at the table with the Twelve.

NET Bible
When it was evening, he took his place at the table with the twelve.

New Heart English Bible
Now when evening had come, he was reclining at the table with the twelve.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when it was evening he reclined with his twelve Disciples.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When evening came, Jesus was at the table with the twelve apostles.

New American Standard 1977
Now when evening had come, He was reclining at the table with the twelve disciples.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Now when the evening was come, he sat down at the table with the twelve.

King James 2000 Bible
Now when the evening was come, he sat down with the twelve.

American King James Version
Now when the even was come, he sat down with the twelve.

American Standard Version
Now when even was come, he was sitting at meat with the twelve disciples;

Douay-Rheims Bible
But when it was evening, he sat down with his twelve disciples.

Darby Bible Translation
And when the evening was come he lay down at table with the twelve.

English Revised Version
Now when even was come, he was sitting at meat with the twelve disciples;

Webster's Bible Translation
Now when the evening was come, he sat down with the twelve.

Weymouth New Testament
When evening came, He was at table with the twelve disciples,

World English Bible
Now when evening had come, he was reclining at the table with the twelve disciples.

Young's Literal Translation
And evening having come, he was reclining (at meat) with the twelve,
Study Bible
Preparing the Passover
19So the disciples did as Jesus had directed them and prepared the Passover. 20When evening came, He was reclining with the twelve disciples. 21And while they were eating, He said to them, “Truly I tell you, one of you will betray Me.”…
Cross References
Matthew 26:19
So the disciples did as Jesus had directed them and prepared the Passover.

Mark 14:17
When evening came, Jesus arrived with the Twelve.

Luke 22:14
When the hour had come, Jesus reclined at the table with His apostles.

Treasury of Scripture

Now when the even was come, he sat down with the twelve.

when.

Mark 14:17-21
And in the evening he cometh with the twelve…

Luke 22:14-16
And when the hour was come, he sat down, and the twelve apostles with him…

John 13:21
When Jesus had thus said, he was troubled in spirit, and testified, and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, that one of you shall betray me.

he.

Exodus 12:11
And thus shall ye eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste: it is the LORD'S passover.

Song of Solomon 1:12
While the king sitteth at his table, my spikenard sendeth forth the smell thereof.







Lexicon
When
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

evening
Ὀψίας (Opsias)
Adjective - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3798: Late, evening. From opse; late; feminine afternoon or nightfall.

came,
γενομένης (genomenēs)
Verb - Aorist Participle Middle - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

He was reclining
ἀνέκειτο (anekeito)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 345: To recline, especially at a dinner-table. From ana and keimai; to recline.

with
μετὰ (meta)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 3326: (a) gen: with, in company with, (b) acc: (1) behind, beyond, after, of place, (2) after, of time, with nouns, neut. of adjectives.

the
τῶν (tōn)
Article - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

twelve
δώδεκα (dōdeka)
Adjective - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 1427: Twelve; the usual way in which the Twelve apostles of Jesus are referred to. From duo and deka; two and ten, i.e. A dozen.

disciples.
μαθητῶν (mathētōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3101: A learner, disciple, pupil. From manthano; a learner, i.e. Pupil.
(20) He sat down with the twelve.--Reserving special Notes for the Gospels which contain the narratives, we may call to mind here the words of strong emotion with which the feast was opened (Luke 22:15), the dispute among the disciples, probably connected with the places which they were to occupy at the table (Luke 22:24), and our Lord's practical reproof of that dispute in washing His disciples' feet (John 13:1-11). Picturing the scene to ourselves, we may think of our Lord as reclining--not sitting--in the centre of the middle table, St. John next to Him, and leaning on His bosom (John 13:23), St. Peter probably on the other side, and the others sitting in an order corresponding, more or less closely, with the three-fold division of the Twelve into groups of four. Upon the washing of the feet followed the teaching of John 13:12-20, and then came the "blessing" or "thanksgiving" which opened the meal. This went on in silence, while the countenance of the Master betrayed the deep emotion which troubled His spirit (John 13:21), and then the silence was broken by the awful words which are recorded in the next verse.

Verses 20-25. - The last Supper. Jesus announces his betrayer. (Mark 14:17-21 Luke 22:14, 21-23; John 13:21-30.) Verse 20. - When the even was come; i.e. according to Jewish reckoning, the beginning of the 14th of Nisan; with us, the Thursday evening - the eve of Good Friday. He sat down; he was reclining at table. Originally, the Passover was ordered to be eaten standing, in reference to the circumstances of its first institution (Exodus 12:11); but after the settlement in Canaan the posture had been changed to that of reclining in token of rest alter a weary pilgrimage. The rule that obtained concerning the number in one company of partakers of the Paschal feast was that it never should be less than ten, nor more than the lamb would suffice to feed, though a morsel of the flesh was considered to satisfy all requirements. 26:17-25 Observe, the place for their eating the passover was pointed out by Christ to the disciples. He knows those hidden ones who favour his cause, and will graciously visit all who are willing to receive him. The disciples did as Jesus had appointed. Those who would have Christ's presence in the gospel passover, must do what he says. It well becomes the disciples of Christ always to be jealous over themselves, especially in trying times. We know not how strongly we may be tempted, nor how far God may leave us to ourselves, therefore we have reason not to be high-minded, but to fear. Heart-searching examination and fervent prayer are especially proper before the Lord's supper, that, as Christ our Passover is now sacrificed for us, we may keep this feast, renewing our repentance, our faith in his blood, and surrendering ourselves to his service.
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