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Christ healeth the lunatic. CHAP. XVIII. Warneth his disciples.

14 | And when they were come he was come into the house, Je. to the multitude, there came to sus prevented him, saying, What him a certain man kneeling down thinkest thou, Simon? of whom to him, and saying,

do the kings of the earth take 15 Lord, have mercy on my

custom or tribute ? of their own son; for he is lunatic, and sore children, or of strangers ? vexed, for oft-times he falleth 26 Peter saith unto him, Of into the fire, and oft into the strangers. Jesus saith unto him, water.

Then are the children free. 16 And I brought him to thy 27 Notwithstanding, lest we disciples, and they could not cure should offend them, go thou to him.

the sea, and cast an hook, and 17 Then Jesus answered and take up the fish that first cometh said, O faithless and perverse up: and when thou hast opened generation, how long shall I be his mouth, thou shalt find a piece with you? how long shall I suf of money : that take, and give fer you ? Bring him hither to unto them for me and thee.

CHAP. XVIII. 18 And Jesus rebuked the dev

1 Christ warneth his disciples to be il, and he departed out of him : humble and harmless : 1 to avoid and the child was cured from that offences, and not to despise the little

ones : 15 teacheth how we are to

deal with our brethren, when they 19 Then came the disciples to offend us : 21 and how oft to forgive Jesus apart, and said, Why could

them: 23 which he setteth forth by a not we cast him out?

parable of the king, that took ac.

count of his scrvants, 32 and pun. 20 And Jesus said unto them, ished him, who shewed no mercy to Because of your unbelief : for

his fellow. verily I say unto you, If ye have AT the same time came the faith as a grain of mustard-seed, disciples unto Jesus, saying, ye shall say unto this mountain, Who is the greatest in the kingRemove hence to yonder place;

dom of heaven? and it shall remove ; and nothing

2 And Jesus called a little child shall be impossible unto you.

unto him, and set him in the 21 Howbeit, this kind goeth midst of them, not out, but by prayer and fast 3 And said, Verily I say unto ing.

you, Except ye be converted, 22 | And while they abode in and become as little children, ye Galilee, Jesus said unto them, shall not enter into the kingdom The Son of man shall be betray- of heaven. ed into the hands of men :

4 Whosoever therefore shall 23 And they shall kill him, and humble himself as this little child, the third day he shall be raised the same is greatest in the kingagain. And they were exceeding dom of heaven. sorry

5 And whoso shall receive one 24 And when they were come such little child in my name, reto Capernaum, they that received ceiveth me. tribute-money, came to Peter, 6 But, whoso shall offend one and said, Doth not your Master of these little ones which believe

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it were better for him that 25 He saith, Yes. And when a millstone were hanged about

pay tribute ?

To avoid offences.

S. MATTHEW. Tcacheth forgiveness. his neck, and that he were drown more, that in the mouth of two ed in the depth of the sea. or three witnesses every word 7 Wo unto the world because

may be established. of offences ! for it must needs be 17 And if he shall neglect to that offences come ; but wo to hear them, tell it unto the church : that man by whom the offence but if he neglect to hear thechurch, cometh !

let him be unto thee as an heathen 8 Wherefore, if thine hand or man and a publican. thy foot offend thee, cut them 18 Verily I say unto you, Whatoff, and cast them from thee; it soever ye shall bind on earth, is better for thee to enter into shall be bound in heaven: and life halt or maimed, rather than whatsoever ye shall loose on having two hands or two feet, to earth, shall be loosed in heaven. be cast into everlasting fire. 19 Again I say unto you, That

9 And if thine eye offend thee, / if two of you shall agree on earth, pluck it out, and cast it from as touching any thing that they thee: it is better for thee to en shall ask, it shall be done for ter into life with one eye, rather them of my Father which is in than having two eyes, to be cast heaven. into hell-fire.

20 For where two or three are 10 Take heed that ye despise gathered together in my name, not one of these little ones : for there am I in the midst of them. I say unto you, that in heaven their 21 Then came Peter to him, angels do always behold the face and said, Lord, how oft shall my of my Father which is in heaven. brother sin against me, and I for

11 For the Son of man is come give him ? till seven times ? to save that which was lost. 22 Jesus saith unto him, I say

12 How think ye? If a man not unto thee, Until seven times; have an hundred sheep, and one but, Until seventy times seven. of them be gone astray, doth he 23 | Therefore is the kingdom not leave the ninety and nine, of heaven likened unto a certain and goeth into the mountains, king which would take account and seeketh that which is gone

of his servants. astray?

24 And when he had begun to 13 And if so be that he find it, reckon, one was brought unto him verily I say unto you, he rejoicetb. which owed him ten thousand more of that sheep, than of the talents. ninety and nine which went not 25 But forasmuch as he had not astray.

to pay, his lord commanded him 14 Even so it is not the will of to be sold, and his wife and your Father which is in heaven, children, and all that he had, and that one of these little ones should payment to be made. perish.

26 The servant therefore fell 15 9 Moreover, if thy brother down, and worshipped him, sayshall trespass against thee, go | ing, Lord, have patience with and tell him his fault between me, and I will pay thee all. thee and him alone: if he shall hear 27 Then the lord of that servant Thee, thou hast gained thy brother. was moved with compassion, and

16 But if he will not hear thee, loosed him, and forgave him the then take with thee one or two debt.

Unmerciful servant. CHAP. XIX. Concerning divorcement.

28 But the same servant went Galilee, and came into the coasts out, and found one of his fellow of Judea, beyond Jordan : servants, which owed him an 2 And great multitudes folhundred pence: and he laid lowed him, and he healed them hands on him, and took him by there. the throat, saying, Pay me that 3 The Pharisees also came thou owost.

unto him, tempting him, and say29 And his fellow-servant fell ing unto him, Is it lawful for a down at his feet, and besought man to put away his wife for him, saying, Have patience with

every cause? me, and I will pay thee all. 4 And he answered and said

30 And he would not: but went unto them, Have ye not read, and cast him into prison, till he that he which made them at the should pay the debt.

beginning, made them male and 31 So when his fellow-servants female, saw what was done, they were 5 And said, For this cause shall very sorry, and came and told a man leave father and mother, unto their lord all that was done. and shall cleave to his wife : and

32 Then his lord, after that he they twain shall be one flesh? had called him, said unto him, O 6 Wherefore they are no more thou wicked servant, I forgave twain, but one flesh. What therethee all that debt, because thou fore God hath joined together, let desiredst me:

not man put asunder. 33 Shouldest not thou also have They say unto him, Why did had compassion on thy fellow

Moses then command to give a servant, even as I had pity on writing of divorcement, and to thee?

put her away? 34 And his lord was wroth, and 8 He saith unto them, Moses, delivered him to the tormentors,

because of the hardness of your till he should pay all that was

hearts, suffered you to put away due unto him.

your wives: but from the begin35 So likewise shall my heav ning it was not so. enly Father do also unto you, if 9 And I say unto you, Whosoye from your hearts forgive not ever shall put away his wife, every one his brother their tres except it be for fornication, and passes

her, committeth CHAP. XIX.

adultery: and whoso marrieth her 2 Christ healeth the sick : 3 answer.

which is put away, doth commit eth the Pharisees concerning di.

adultery. vorcement: 10 shereth when mar. 10 T His disciples say unto him, riage isnecessary: 13 receiveth If the case of the man be so with children: 16 instructeth the young man how to attain eternal life, 20

his wife, it is not good to marry. and how to be perfect : 23 telleth his

11 But he said unto them, All disciples how hard it is for a rich men cannot receive this saying, inan to enter into the kingdom of God, 27 and promiseth reward to

save they to whom it is given. those that forsake any thing to fol.

12 For there are some eunuchs, low him.

which were so born from their AND it came to pass, that mother's womb : and there are

when Jesus had finished some cunuchs, which were made these sayings, he departed from eunuchs of men: and there be

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S. MATTHEW.

eternal life. eunuchs, which have made them- | the eye of a needle, than for a rich selves eunuchs for the kingdom man to enter into the kingdom of of heaven's sake. He that is able God. to receive it, let him receive it. 25 When his disciples heard it,

13 Then were there brought they were exceedingly amazed, unto him little children, that he saying, Who then can be saved ? should put his hands on them, and 26 But Jesus beheld them, and pray: and the disciples rebuked said unto them, With men this is them.

impossible, but with God all things 14 But Jesus said, Suffer little are possible. children, and forbid them' not, to 27 Then answered Peter, and come unto me: for of such is the said unto him, Behold, we have kingdom of heaven.

forsaken all, and followed thee; 15 And he laid his hands on what shall we have therefore ? them, and departed thence. 28 And Jesus said unto them,

16 | And behold, one came Verily I say unto you, that ye and said unto him, Good Master, which have followed me in the what good thing shall I do that I regeneration, when the Son of may have eternal life?

man shall sit in the throne of his 17 And he said unto him, Why glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve callest thou me good ? there is thrones, judging the twelve tribes none good but one, that is, God : of Israel. but if thou wilt enter into life, 29 And every one that hath forkeep the commandments.

saken houses, or brethren, or sis. 18 He saith unto him, Which? ters, or father, or mother, or wife, Jesus said, Thou shalt do no mur or children, orlands, for my der, Thou shalt not commit adul- | name's sake, shall receive an tery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou hundred-fold, and shall inherit shalt not bear false witness,

everlasting life. 19 Honour thy father and thy 30 But many that are first shall mother: and, Thou shalt love be last, and the last shall be first. thy neighbour as thyself,

CHAP. XX. 20 The young man saith unto him, All these things have I kept 1 Christ, by the similitude of the la.

bourers in the vineyard, sheweth from my youth up: what lack I yet? that God is debtor unto no man: 17

21 Jesus said unto him, If thou foretelleth his passion : 20 by an. wilt be perfect, go and sell that swering the mother of Zebedee's thou hast, and give to the poor,

children teacheth his disciples to be

lowly : 30 and giveth two blind men and thou shalt have treasure in their sight. heaven: and come and follow me. TOR the kingdom of heaven is 22 But when the young man

like unto à mån that is an heard that saying, he went away householder, which went out earsorrowful : for he had great pos- | ly in the morning to hire laboursessions.

ers into his vineyard. 23 | Then said Jesus unto his 2 And when he had agreed with disciples, Verily I say unto you, the labourers for a penny a day, that a rich man shall hardly en he sent them into his vineyard. ter into the kingdom of heaven. 3 And he went out about the

24 And again I say unto you, It third hour, and saw others standis easier for a camel to go through ing idle in the market-place,

Parable of
CHAP. XX.

the labourers. 4 And said unto them, Go ye 16 So the last shall be first, and also into the vineyard ; and what the first last : for many be called, soever is right, I will give you. but few chosen. And they went their way.

17 And Jesus going up to 5 Again he went out about the Jerusalem, took the twelve discisixth and ninth hour, and did ples apart in the way, and said likewise.

unto them, 6 And about the eleventh hour 18 Behold, we go up to Jerusahe went out, and found others lem; and the Son of man shall standing idle, and saith unto them, be betrayed unto the chief priests, Why stand ye here all the day and unto the scribes, and they idle ?

shall condemn him to death, 7 They say unto him, Because 19 And shall deliver him to the no man hath hired us. He saith Gentiles to mock, and to scourge, unto them, Go ye also into the and to crucify him : and the third vineyard ; and whatsoever is right, day he shall rise again. thut shall ye receive.

20 Then came to him the 8 So when even was come, the mother of Zebedee's children, lord of the vineyard saith unto his with her sons, worshipping him, steward, Call the labourers, and and desiring a certain thing of give them their hire, beginning him. from the last unto the first. 21 And he said unto her, What

9 And when they came that wilt tủou ? She saith unto him, were hired about the eleventh Grant that these my two sons hour, they received every man a may sit, the one on thy right penny.

hand, and the other on the left, 10 But when the first came, they in thy kingdom. supposed that they should have 22 But Jesus answered and said, received more ; and they like- | Ye know not what ye ask. Are wise received every man a pen ye able to drink of the cup that I ny.

shall drink of, and to be baptized 11 And when they had received with the baptism that I am bap it, they murmured against the tized with? They say unto him, good man of the house,

We are able. 12 Saying, These last have 23 And he saith unto them, Ye wrought but one hour, and thou shall drink indeed of my cup, and hast made them equal unto us, be baptized with the baptism that which have borne the burden and I am baptized with : but, to sit heat of the day.

on my right hand, and on my left, 13 But he answered one of them, is not mine to give, but it shall be and said, Friend, I do thee no given to them for whom it is prewrong: didst not thou agree with pared of my Father. me for a penny?

24 And when the ten heard 14 Take that thino is, and go it, they were moved with inthy way: I will give unto this dignation against the two brethlast, even as unto thee.

15 Is it not lawful for me to do 25 But Jesus called them unto what I will with mine own? is him, and said, Ye know that the thine eye evil because I am princes of the Gentiles exercise good ?

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