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The law expounded.

CHAP. vi.

of love to our enemies 14 Ye are the light of the world. A city that 37 But let your communication be, Yea, yea; is set on a hill cannot be hid.

Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these 15 Neither do men light a candle, and put it cometh of evil. under a bushel, but on a candlestick : and it| 38 Ye have leard that it hath been said, giveth light unto all that are in the house. An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.

16 Let your light so shine before men, that they 39 But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: may see your good works, and glorily your Fa- but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right ther which is in heaven.

cheek, turn to him the other also. 17 | Think not that I am come to destroy the 40 And if any man will sue thee at the law, law, or the prophets : I am uot come to destroy, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloak but to fulfil.

also. 18 For verily, I say unto you, Till heaven and 41 And whosoever shall compel thee to go a carth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise mile, go with him twain. pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.

1 42 Give to him that asketh thee, and from him 19 Whosoever therefore shall break one of that would borrow of thee, turn not thou away. these least commandments, and shall teach men 43 1 Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thon 80, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy: heaven: but whosoever shall do, and teach 44 Bat I say unto you, Love your enemies, them, the same shall be called great in the king-bless them that curse you, do good to them that dom of heaven.

I hate you, and pray for them which despitefully 20 For I say unto you, That except your right- use you, and persecute you ; eousness shall exceed the righteousness of the 45 That ye may be the children of your Father scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to into the kingdom of heaven.

rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rains 21 Ye have heard that it was said by them on the just and on the injust. of old tiine, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever 46 For if ye love them which love you, what re. shall kill, shall be in danger of the judgment: ward have ye? do not even the publicans the

22 But I say unto you, That whosoever is an-same ? gry with his brother without a cause, shall be 47 And if ye salute your brethren only, what in danger of the judgment: and whosoever do ye more than others ? do not even the public shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in dan-cans so? ger of the council: but whosoever shall say, 48 Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell-fire, which is in heaven is perfect. 23 Therefore, if thou bring thy gift to the altar,

CIIAP. VI. and there rememberest that thy brother hath

Alms, prayer, forgiveness, fe. aught against thee,

VAKE heed that ye do not your alms befora 24 Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go 1 men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and have no reward of your Father which is in then come and offer thy gift.

heaven. 25 Agree with thine adversary quickly, while 2 Therefore, when thou doest thine alms, do thou art in the way with him; lest at any tijne not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypothe adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the crites do, in the synagogues, and in the streets, judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be that they inay have glory of inen. Verily, I say cast into prison.

unto you, They have their reward. " 26 Verily, I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no 3 But when thou doest alms, let not thy len menys come out thence, till thou hast paid the hand know what thy right hand doeth; uttermost farthing.

4 That thine alms may be in secret: and thy 27 || Ye have heard that it was said by them Father which seeth in secret, himself shall reof old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery: ward thee openly.

28 But I say unto you, That whosoever look- 54 And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be eth on a woinan to lust after her, hath commit- as the hypocrites are : for they love to pray ted adultery with her already in his heart. standing in the synagogues, and in the corners

29 And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, of the streets, that they may be seen of men. and cast it from thce: for it is profitable for Verily, I say unto you, They have their reward. thee that one of thy niernbers should perish, and 6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy pot that thy whole body should be cast into hell. closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray

30 And if thy right hand offend thee, cut it off, to thy Faclier which is in secret ; and thy Fa. and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee ther, which seeth in secret, shall reward theo that one of thy members should perish, and not openly. . that thy whole body should be cast into hell. But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions,

31 It hath been said, Whosoever sball put as the heathen do : for they think that they away his wife, let him give her a writing of di- shall be leard for their much speaking. vorcement :

8 Be not ye therefore like unto thein: for your 32 But I say unto you, That whosoever shall Father knoweth what things ye bave need of put away his wife, saving for the cause of for- before ye ask bin. nication, causeth her to commit adultery: and 9 After this mapuer therefore pray ye: Our Fawhosoever shall marry her that is divorced, ther which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. committeth adultery.

1 10 Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in 33 1 Again, ye have beard that it hath been earth as it is in heaven. said by them of old time, Thou shalt not for-| 11 Give us this day our daily bread. swear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord] 12 Aud forgive us our debts, as thine oaths:

debtors. 31 But I say unto you, Swear not at all: nei 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver ther by heaven: for it is God's throne:

us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the 35 Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool : power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the 14 For, if ye forgive men their trespasses, your great King: .

heavenly Father will also forgive you: 36 Neither shalt thou swcar by thy head, because 15 But, if ye forgive not inen their trespasses, thou canst not make one hair white or black. neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

of serving God and mammon.

8. MATTHEW.

Concerning false prophets. 16 9 Moreover, when ye fast, be not as the hy-/they trample them under their feet, and turn pocrites, of a sad countenance : for they disti- again and rend you. pure their faces, that they may appear onto men) 7 1 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and to fast. Verily, I say unto you, They have their ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto reward.

you: 17 But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thy head, 8 For every one that asketh, receiveth; and he and wash thy face;

that seeketh, findeth ; and to him that knocketh, 18 That thou appear not unto men, to fast, but it shall be opened. unto thy Father, which is in secret: and thy Fa- 9 Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ther, which seeih in secret, shall reward thee ask bread, will he give hini a stone ? openly.

| 10 Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent ? 19 1 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon 11 If ye then being evil know how to give good carth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and gifs unto your children, how much more shall where thieves break through and steal

your Father which is in heaven give good things 20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, to them that ask him ? where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and 12 Therefore all things whatsoever ye would where thieves do not break through nor steal that men should do to you, do ye even so to them:

21 For where your treasure is, there will your for this is the law and the prophets. heart be also.

| 13 | Enter ye in at the strait gate; for wide is 2 The light of the body is the eye: if therefore the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to dethine cye be single, thy whole body shall be full struction, and niany there be which go in thereat: of light.

14 Becaise, strail is the gate, and narrow is 93 But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall the way, which lcadeth unto life, and few there be full of darkness If therefore the light that be that find it. is in thee be darkness, iow great is that darkness! 15 |Beware of false prophets, which come to

24 1 No man can serve two masters: for either you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are he will hate the one, and love the other; or else ravening wolves. die will hold to the one, and despise the other. 16 Ye shall know them by their fruits : Do men Ye cannot scrve God and mammon.

gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles ? 25 Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought 17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall fruit; buta corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. drink : nor yet for your body, what ye shall put 18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neion. Is not the life more than meat, and the body ther can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. than raiment ?

| 19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit 26 Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow is hewn down, and cast into the fire. not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; 20 Wherefore, by their fruits yesliall know them. yet your heavenly Father seedeth them. Are 21 9 Not every one that saith unto nie, Lord, ye not much better than they ?

11.ord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven 27 Which of you by taking thought can add but he that doeth the will of my Father which one cubit unto his stature ?

is in heaven. 28 And why take ye thought for raiment ? 29 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, Consider the lilies of the field how they grow ; have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy they toil not, neither do they spini;

name have cast out devils ? and in thy name 29 And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon done inany wonderful works? in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. 23 And then will profess unto them, I never

30 Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the knew yon: depart from me, ye that work iniquity. field, which to-day is, and to-morrow is cast into 24 11 Therefore, whosoever heareth these saythe oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken hiin ye of little faith?

Junto a wise man, which built his house upon a 31 Therefore take no thought, saying, What rock: shall we eat? or, what shall wedrink? or, where. 25 And the rain descended, and the floods cane. withal shall we be clotlied ?

and the winds blew, and beat upon that house : 32 (For after all these things do the Gentiles and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock! seek) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye 26 And every one that heareth these sayings of have need of all these Uings.

niine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto 33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his a foolisti man, which built his house upon the righteousness, and all these things sliall be added sand : unto you.

| 27 And the rain descended, and the floods caine. 34 Take therefore no thought for the inorrow: and the winds blew, and beat upon that house for the morrow shall take thought for the things and it fell: and great was the fall of it. of itself. Sufficient into the day is the evil 28 And it came to pass when Jesus had ended thereof.

these sayings, the people were astonished at his CHAP. VII.

doctrine. Christ cndeth his sermon.

29 For he taught them as one having authority, TUDGE not, that ye be not judged.

and not as the scribes. J For withi whai judgment ye judge, ye shall)

CHAP. VIII. be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it

Christ's miracles. shall be nieasured to you again.

WHEN he was come down from the moun3 And why beholdest thou the mote that is in VV lain, great niultitudes followed him. thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam 2 And belold, there cane a leper and worshiptiat is in thine own eye ?

ped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst 4 Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me make me clean. pull out the mote out of thine eye; and behold.) 3 And Jesuis put forth his hand, and touched a beam is in thine own eye?

Thim, saying, I will; be thou clean. And inime5 Thou hypocrite, first cast on the beam ont orldiately bis leprosy was cleansed. thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly 4 And Jesus saith unto hiin, See thou tell no to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eve. "Jman : but go tlıy way, sliew thyself to the priest,

6 Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, and offer the gift that Moses coinmanded, for a neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest testimony witu them.

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olthein, fled, and went their he city, and told every thing; and

he possessed of the devils. whole city came out to meet

saw him, they besouglit

with his word, and lower unio nien.

at that were sick

Christ stilleth the tempest,

CHAP. IX. S1 And when Jesus was entered into Caper-| 31 So the devils besought hini, sayin naum. there came unto him a centurion, beseech-cast 18 out, sutter us to go away into inag hin,

of swine. 6 And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home 32 And he said unto them, Go. And sick of the palsy, grievously tormented.

were come out, they went into the herd 7 And Jesus saith unto him, I will come and and behold, the whole berd of swine heal him.

lently down a steep place into the 8 The centurion answered and said, Lord, I perished in the waters. am not worthy that thou shouldest coine under 33 And they that kept them, fled, and my roof : but speak the word only, and my ser-ways into the city, and told every uh vant shall be healed.

what was befallen to the possessed of 9 For I am a man under authority, having sol- 34 And behold, the whole city came o diers under me: and I say to this mian, Go, and Jesus: and when they saw him, they he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; him that he would depart out of their co: and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it.

CHAP. IX. 10 When Jesus heard it, he marvelled, and said

Christ cureth the palsy. to them that followed, Verily I say unto you, AND he entered into a ship, and passed over. have not found so great faitli, no, not in Israel. A and came into his own city.

II And I say unto you, That many shall come 2 And behold, they brought to him a man sick from the east and west, and shall sit down with of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus, seeing Abraham, and Isaac, rud Jacob, in the kingdom their faith, said unto the sick of the palsy, Soui. of heaven:

be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee. 12 But the children of the kingdom shall be cast) 3 And behold, certain of the scribes said within out into outer darkness; there shall be weep themselves, This man blasphemicih. and gnashing of teeth.

14 And Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said, 13 And Jesus said unto the centurion, Go thy Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts? way; and as thou hast believed, so be it done 5 For whether is easier to say, Thy sins be unto thee. And his servant was ivealed in the forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and walk ? self-same hour.

6 But that ye may know that the Son of man 14 || And when Jesus was come into Peter's hath power on earth to forgive sins, (then saith house, he saw his wife's mother laid, and sick he to the sick of the palsy,) Arise, take up thy of a fever.

bed, and go unto thy house. 15 And he touched her hand, and the fever left 7 And he arose, and departed to his house. her: anil she arose, and ininistered unto them. 8 But when the multitude saw it, they marvel.

16 17 When the even was come, they brought led, and glorified God, which had giveu such unto him many that were possessed with devils: power unto nien. and he cast out the spirits with his word, and 9 | And as Jesus passed forth from thence, le

saw a man named Matthew, sitting at the re 17 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken ceipt of custoni: and he saith unto hin, Follow by Esaias the prophet, saying, llimiself took our me. And he arose, and followed him.

Esalas the prophet, saving. llimente spokenceipt of custoni: and he said, itung at the reinfirmities, and bare our sicknesses.

10 11 And it came to pass, as Jesuis sat at meat 18 Now when Jesus saw great multitudes about in the house, behold, many publicans and sinners him, he gave commandinent to depart unto the came and sat down with him and his disciples. other side.

111 And when the Pharisees saw it, they said 19 Aud a certain scribe came, and said unto unto his disciples, Why eateth your Master him, Master, I will follow thee whithersoever with publicans and sinners ? chou goest.

12 But when Jesus heard that, he said into 20 And Jesus saith unto him, The foxes have thein, They that be whole need not a physician, holes, and the birds of the air kave nests; but the but they that are sick. Son of man hath not where to lay his head. | 13 But go ye and learn what that ineaneth, k

21 And another or his disciples said unto him, will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not Lord, suffer me tirst to go and bury iny father. come to call the righteous, but sinners to repen

22 But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and tance. let the dead bury their dead.

1441 Then came to him the disciples of Jolın, 23 1 And when he was entered into a ship, his saying, Why do we and the Pharisees fast ost, disciples followed him.

but thy disciples tast not? 24 And behold, there arose a great tempest in 15 Aud Jesus said unto them, Can the children the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered of the bride-chamber mourn, as long as the with the waves: but he was asleep.

bridegroom is with them? but the days will 25 And his disciples came to him, and awoke come, when the bridegroom shall be taken from him, saying, Lord, save us: we perish

them, and then shall they fast. 26 And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, 16 No man putteth a piece of new cloth unto O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked an old garment: for that which is put in to fill the winds and the sea; and there was a great it ip, taketh from the garment, and the rent is calm.

made worse. 27 But the men marvelled, saying, What man- 17 Neither do inen put new wine into old bot ner of man is this, that even the winds and the Lles: else the bottles break, and the wine runneth seda obey him!

Jout, and the bottles perish: but they put new 28 1 And when he was come to the other side, wine into new bottles, and both are preserved. into the country of the Gergesenes, there mei 18 " While he spake these things unto them, nim two possessed with devils, coming out of behold, there came a certain ruler, and worship the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man ped him, saying, My daughter is even noiv might pass by that way.

dead: but come and lay thy hand upon ner, 29 And behold, they cried out, saying, Whatjand she shall live. have we to do with thee, Jesus, iholl Son of 19 And Jesus arose, and followed him, and so God ? art thou come hither to torinent us before did his disciples. the time?

2011 (And behold, a woman which was dis039 30 And there was a good way off from them a ed with an issue of blood twelve years, caine bh. berd of many swine, leeding

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8. MATTHEW.

The apostles' instructions, 91 For she said within herself, If I may but neither shoes, nor yet staves : (for the workman tonch his garment, I shall be whole

is worthy of his neat.) 99 But Jesus turned him about, and when he ll And into whatsoever city or town ye sbal saw her, he said, Daughter, be of good comfort: enter, inquire who in it is worthy; and there thy faith hath made thee whole. And the wo- abide till ye go thence. man was made whole from that hour.)

12 And when ye come into a house, salute it 23 And when Jesus cane into the ruler's house, 13 And if the house be worthy, let yonr peace and saw the minstrels and the people making a come ripon it: bit if it be not worthy, let your noise,

peace return to you. 24 le said unto thein, Give place: for the mail 14 And whosoever shall not receive you, nor is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed hear yonr words, when ye de part out of that him to scorn.

Thouse, or city, shake off the dust of your feet. 95 But when the people were put forth, he went 15 Verily, I say unto you, It shall be more tol. in, and took her by the hand, and the praid erable for the land or Sodom and Gomorrab, in arose

the day of judgment, than for that city. 26 And the fame hereof went abroad into all 16 Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the that land.

midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as ser27 1. And when Jesus departed thence, two pents, and harmless as doves. blind men followed him, crying, and saying, 17 But beware ot' men: for they will deliver you Thou son of David, have mercy on us.

up to the councils, and they will scourge you in 28 And when he was come into the house, the their synagogues. blind men came to him: ani Jesus saith unto 18 And ye shall be brought before governors and them, Believe ye that I am able to do this ?jkings for my sake, for a testimony against them They said unto hini, Yea, Lord.

and the Gentiles. • 29 Then touched he their eyes, saying, Accord- 19 But when they deliver you up, take no thought ing to your faith, be it unto you.

how or what ye shall speak, for it shall be given 30 And their eyes were opened; and Jesus you in that same hour what ye shall speak. straitly charged them, saying, See that no man 20 For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of know it.

your Father which speaketh in you. 31 But they, when they were departed, spread 21 And the brother shall deliver up the brother abroad his fame in all that country.

to death, and the father the child : and the chit 32 11 As they went out, behold, they brouglit to dren shall rise up against their parents, and cause hinn a dumb man possessed with a devil. them to be put to death.

33 And when the devil was cast out, the dumb 22 And ye shall be hated of all men for my apake: and the multitudes marvelled, saying, Itname's sake: but he that endureth to the end was never so seen in Israel.

shall be saved. 34 But the Pharisees said, He casteth out devils, 23 But when they persecule you in this city, through the prince of the devils.

nee ye into another for verily I say unto you, 35 And Jesus went about all the cities and vil Ye sliall not have gone over the cities of Isrud lages, teaching in their synagogues, and preach-till the Son of man be cone. ing the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every 24 The disciple is not above his master, nor the sickness, and every disease among the people servant above his lord.

36 But when he saw the multitudes, he was 25 It is enough for the disciple that he be as his moved with compassion on them, because they master, and the servant as his lord: if they have Sainted, and were scattered abroid, as sheep called the master of the house Beelzebub, how having no shepherd.

much more shall thicy call thein of his househola! 37 Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest 26 Fear them not therefore: for there is nothing truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few. covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid.

38 Pray ye thereiore the Lord of the harvest, Ithat shall not be known. that he will send forth labourers into his harvest. 27 What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye CHAP. X.

Jin light: and what ye hear in the ear, that preach The apostles sent to do miracles. AND when he had called unto him bis twelve 28 And fear not them which kill the body, but A disciples, he gave them power against un-are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him clean spirits, to cast theni out, and to heal all which is able to destroy both soul and body in manner of sickness, and all manner of disease. Thell.

2 Now the names of the twelve apostles are 3 Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? these: The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and one of them shall not fall on the ground and Andrew his brother; James the son of Ze without your Father. bedee, and John his brother;

30 But the very hairs of your head are all 3 Philip, and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Mat-numbered. thew the publican; James the son of Alpheus, 31 Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value and lebbeus, whose surname was Thaddeus; (than many sparrows.

4 Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, 32 Whosoever therefore shall confess me be who also betrayed hiin.

|fore men, him will I confess also before my Fa. 3 These twelve Jesus sent forth, and command-ther which is in heaven. ed them, saying, Go not into the way of the 33 But whosoever shall dery me before men, Gentiles, and into any city of the Samaritans him will I also deny before my Father which is enter ye hot.

in heaven. 6 But go rather to the lost sheep of the house 34 Think not that I am come to send peace on or Israel.

earth; I came not to send peace, but a sword. 7 And as ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom 35 For I am come to set a man at variance of heaven is at hand.

lagainst his father, and the daughter against her glical the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the mother, and the daughter-in-law against her dead. cast out devils: freely ye have received. Imiother-in-law. freely give

1 36 And a man's foes shall be they of his owi y Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in household. your purses ;

37 He that loveth father or mother more than 10 Nor scrip for your journcy, neither two coats, me, is not worthy of me: and lie that loveth son

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Blessing on those who received them. CHAP. XI, XII.

Woon Capernaum or daughter more than me, is not worthy of me. they would have repented long ago in sackcloth

38 And he that taketh not bis cross, and folland ashes, Joweth arter me, is not worthy of me.

| 22 But I say unto you, It shall be more tolera39 He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he ble for Tyre and Sidon at the day of judgment, that loseth his life for my sake, shall find it. Ithan for you.

40 IT He that receiveth you, receiveth me; and 23 And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted he that receiveth me, receiveth him that sent unto heaven, shalt be brought down to hell : for me.

if the mighty works which have been done in 41 He that receiveth a prophet in the name of thee, had been done in Sodom, it would have a prophet, shall receive a prophet's reward ; remained until this day. and he that receiveth a righteous man in the 24 But I say unto you, That it shall be more name of a righteous man, shall receive a right-tolerable for the land of Sodom, in the day of eous man's reward.

judgment than for thee. .42 And whosoever shall give to drink unto onel 25 17 At that time Jesus answered and said, I of these little ones, a cup of cold water only, in thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and the name of a disciple, verily, I say unto you, learth, because thou hast hid these things from he shall in no wise lose his reward.

the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them CHAP. XI.

unto babes. Christ's testimony of John.

26 Even so, Father, for so it seemed good in AND it came to pass when Jesus had made thy sight. H an end of commanding his twelve disciples, l 27 All things are delivered unto me of my fahe departed thence to teach and to preach in ther; and no man knoweth the Son, but the their cities.

Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, 2 Now when John had heard in the prison the save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples, will reveal him.

3 And said unto him, Art thou he that should 28 4 Come unto me, all ve that lahour, and are coine, or do we look for another ?

heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 4 Jesus answered and said unto them, Go and 29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me: shew John again those things which ye do hear for I am neck and lowly in heart; and ye shall and see:

find rest unto your souls. 5 The blind receive their sight, and the lane 30 For ny yoke is easy, and my burden is walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, light. the dead are raised up, and the poor have the

CHAP. XII. gospel preached to them.

The nature of the sabbath. 6 And blessed is he whosoever shall not be AT that time Jes'is went on the sabbath-day offended in me.

through the corn, and his disciples were a 71 And as they departed, Jesus began to say hungered, and began to pluck the ears of corn, unto the multitudes concerning John, What and to eat. went ye out into the wilderness to see ? A reed 2 But when the Pharisees saw it, they said shaken with the wind ?

unto him, Behold, thy disciples do that which 8 But what went ye out for to see ? A man is not lawful to do upon the sabbath-day. clothed in soft raiment ? Behold, they that wear 3 But lie said unto them, Have ye not read soft clothing are in kings' houses.

what David did when he was a hungered, and 9 But what went ye out for to see? A prophet ? they that were with himn; yea, I say unto you, and more than a prophet. | 4 How he entered into the house of God, and

10 For this is he of whom it is written, Behold, did eat the shew-bread, which was not lawful I send my messenger before thy face, which for him to eat, neither for them which were shall prepare thy way before thee.

with him, but only for the priests ? il Verily, I say unto you, Among them that are 5 Or have ye not read in the law how that on born of women, there hath not risen a greater the sabbath-days the priests in the temple prothan John the Baptist : notwithstanding, he that fane the sabbath, and are blameless ? is least in the kingdom of heaven, is greater 6 But I say unto you, that in this place is one than he.

greater than the temple. 12 And from the days of John the Baptist, untill 7 But if ye had known what this meaneth, ! dow, the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, will have mercy, and not sacrifice, ye would and the violent take it by force.

not have condemned the guiltless. 13 For all the prophets and the law prophesied 8 For the Son of inan is Lord even of the salountil John.

bath-day. 14 And if ye will receive it, this is Elias which 9 And when he was departed thence, he went was for to come.

into their synagogue. 15 He that hath ears to hear, let him hear. 10 11 And behold, there was a man which had 16 1 But whereunto shall I liken this genera- his hand withered. And they asked him, saytion? It is like untu children sitting in the mar-ing, Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath-days ? kets, and calling unto their fellows,

that they might accuse him. 17 And saying, We have piped unto you, and 11 And he said unto them, What man shall ve have not danced; We have mourned unto there be among you, that shall have one sleep, you, and ye have not lamented.

and if it fall into a pit on the sabbath-day, will 18 For John came neither eating nor drinking.lhe not lay hold on it, and lift it out? and they say, He hath a devil.

| 12 tow much then is a man better than a 19 The Son of man came eating and drinking, sheep? Wherefore it is lawful to do well on and they say, Behold, a man gluttonous, and a the sabbath-days. wine-bibber, a friend of publicars and sinners. 13 Then saith he to the man, Stretch forth thy But Wisdom is justified of her children. hand. And he stretched it forth; and it was

20 | Then began he to upbraid the cities restored whole, like as the other. wherein most of his mighty works were done,] 14 1 Then the Pharisees went out, and held a because they repented not

council against him, how they night destroy him. 21 Wo unto thee, Chorazin! wo unto thee, l 15 But when Jesus knew it, he withdrew him. Bethsaida! for if the mighty works which were self from thence: and great multitudes followed done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, hiin, and he healed them all.

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