31 wThen He took the twelve aside and said to them, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and all things xthat are written by the prophets concerning the Son of Man will be 6accomplished. 32 For yHe will be delivered to the Gentiles and will be mocked and insulted and spit upon. 33 They will scourge Him and kill Him. And the third day He will rise again.”
34 zBut they understood none of these things; this saying was hidden from them, and they did not know the things which were spoken.
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