14:26 After singing a hymn, 1 they went out to the Mount of Olives.
‘I will strike the shepherd,
and the sheep will be scattered.’ 3
14:28 But after I am raised, I will go ahead of you into Galilee.” 14:29 Peter said to him, “Even if they all fall away, I will not!” 14:30 Jesus said to him, “I tell you the truth, 4 today – this very night – before a rooster crows twice, you will deny me three times.” 14:31 But Peter 5 insisted emphatically, 6 “Even if I must die with you, I will never deny you.” And all of them said the same thing.
1 sn After singing a hymn. The Hallel Psalms (Pss 113-118) were sung during the meal. Psalms 113 and 114 were sung just before the second cup and 115-118 were sung at the end of the meal, after the fourth, or hallel cup.
2 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “then” to indicate the implied sequence of events within the narrative.
4 tn Grk “Truly (ἀμήν, amhn), I say to you.”
5 tn Grk “he”; the referent (Peter) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
6 tn Grk “said emphatically.”