Matthew 26:31

The Prediction of Peter’s Denial

26:31 Then Jesus said to them, “This night you will all fall away because of me, for it is written:

I will strike the shepherd,

and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.

Matthew 26:56

26:56 But this has happened so that the scriptures of the prophets would be fulfilled.” Then all the disciples left him and fled.

sn A quotation from Zech 13:7.

tn Grk “But so that”; the verb “has happened” is implied.