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Christ casteth out devils.

CHAP. IX.

He calleth Matthene I say unto you, I have not found sofexceeding fierce, so that no inan might great faith, no, not in Israel.

pass by that way. °11 And I say unto you, That many shall 29 And behold, they cried out, suying, come from the east and west, and What have we to do with thee, Jesus, shall sit down with Abraham, and thou Son of God? art thou come hither Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of to torment us before the time? heaven:

30 And there was a good way off from 12 But the children of the kingdom shall them a herd of many swine, feeding. be cast out into outer darkness: there 31 So the devils besought him, saying, shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth. If thou cast us out, suffer us to go away 13 And Jesus said unto the centurion, into the herd of swine. Go thy way; and as thou hast believed, 32 And he said unto them, Go. And » be it dune unto thee. And his servant when they were come out, they went was healed in the self-same hour. into the herd of swine: and behold, 14 1 And when Jesus was come into the whole herd of swine ran violently Peter's house, he saw his wife's mother down a steep place into the sea, aud laid, and sick of a fever.

perished in the waters. 15 And he touched her hand, and the 33 And they that kept them, fled, and fever left her: and she arose, and min- went their ways into the city, and told istered unto thein.

every thing; and what was befallen to 16 [ When the even was come, they the possessed of the devils. brought unto him many that were pos- 34 And behold, the whole city came sessed with devils: and he cast out the out to meet Jesus : a.d when they saw spirits with his word, and healed all him, they besought him that he would that were sick;

depart out of their coasts. 17 That it might be fulfilled which was

CHAP. IX spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Christ cureth the palsy. Himself took our infirmities, and bare Adobe entered

into a gosip, and part: 18 Now when Jesus saw great multi- 2 And behold, they brought to him a tudes about him, he gave commandment man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed : to depart unto the other side.

and Jesns, seeing their faith, said unto 19 And a certain scribe came, and said the sick of the palsy, Son, be of good unto him, Master, I will follow thee cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee. whithersoever thou goest.

3 And behold, certain of the scribes 20 And Jesus saith unto him, The fox- said within themselves, This man blas es have holes, and the birds of the air phemeth. have nests; but the Son of man hath 4 And Jesus, knowing their thoughts, not where to lay his head.

said, Wherefore think ye evil in your 21 And another of his disciples said hearts? unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and 5 For whether is easier to say, Thy sins bury my father.

be forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and 22 But Jesus said unto him, Follow walk ? me; and let the dead bury their dead. 6 But that ye may know that the Son

23'1 And when he was entered into a of man hath power on earth to forgive ship, his disciples folluwed him. sins, (then saith he to the sick of the 24 And behold, there arose a great palsy,) Arise, take up thy bed, and go tempest in the sea, insomuch that the unto thy house. ship was covered with the waves: but 7 And he arose, and departed to his he was asleep.

house. 35 And his disciples came to him, and 8 But when the multitude saw it, they awoke him, saying, Lord, save us: we marvelled, and glorified God, which perish

had given such power unito men 26 And he saith unto them, Why are 9 | And as Jesus passed forth from ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he thence, he saw a man named Matthew, arose, and rebuked the winds and the sitting at the receipt of custom: and he sea; and there was a great calm. saith unto him, follow me. And he 27 But the men marvelled, saying, arose, and followed him. What manner of man is this, that even 10 1 And it came to pass, as Jesus sat the winds and the sea obey him! at meat in the house, behold, many 28 | And when he was come to the publicans and sinners came and wat other side, into the country of the Ger-down with him and his discipl 8. resenes, there met him two possessed 11 And when the Pharisees saw it, they with devils, coming out of the tombs, said unto his disciples, Why eatetó

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The diseased are cured. S. MATTHEW. The apostles sent to preach your Master with publicans and sinners?! 29 Then touched he their eyes, saying,

12 But when Jesus heard that, fie said According to your faith, be it unto you unto them, They that be whole need 30 and their eyes were opened ; and not a physician, but they that are sick. Jesus straitly charged them, saying, See

13 But go ye and learn what that mean- that no man know it. eth, I will have mercy, and not sacri. 31 But they, when they were departed, fice: for I am not come to call the spread abroad his fame in all thaí righteous, but sinners to repentance. country.

14 | Then came to him the disciples of 32 1 As they went out, behold, they John, saying, Why do we and the Phari. brought to him a dumb man possessed sees fast oft, but thy disciples fast not? with a devil.

15 And Jesus said unto them, Can the 33 And when the devil was cast out, children of the bride-chamber mourn, the dumb spake: and the multitudes As long as the bridegroom is with them? marvellei, saying, It was never so seen but the days will come, when the bride. in Israel. groom shall be taken from them, and 34 But the Pharisees said,He casteth out then shall they fast.

Devils, through the prince of the devils. 16 No man putteth a piece of new cloth| 35 And Jesus went about all the cities unto an old garment: for that which is and villages, teaching in their syna. put in to fill it up, taketh from the gar- gogues, and preaching the gospel of the ment, and the rent is made worse. kingdom, and healing every sickness,

17 Neither do men put new wine into and every disease among the people. old bottles : else the bottles break, and 36 1 But when he saw the multitudes, the wine runneth out, and the boules he was moved with compassion on them, perish: but they put new wine into new because they fainted, and were scatter hottles, and hoth are preserved. ed abroad, as sheep liaving no shepherd. 18 [ While he spake these things unto 37 Then saith le unto his disciples, them, behold, there came a certain ruler, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the and worshipped him, saying, My daugh. labourers are few. ter is even now dead: but come and lay 38 Pray ye therefore the Lord of the thy land upon her, and she shall live. harvest, that he will send forth labour.

19 And Jesus arose, and followed him, ers into luis harvest. and so did his disciples.

CHAP. X. 20 (And behold, a woman which was The apostles sent to do miracles. years, came behind him, and touched twelve disciples, he gave them pow. the hem of his garinent.

er against unclean spirits, to cast ihem 21 For she said within herself, if I may out, and to heal all manner of sickness, but touch his garment, I shall he whole. and all manner of disease.

22 But Jesus turned' him about, and 2 Now the names of the twelve apos when he saw her, he said, Daughter, be tles are these ; The first, Simon, who is of good comfort: thy faith liatit made called Peter, and Andrew his brother; thee whole. And the woman was James the son of Zebedee, and John his made whole from that hour,)

brother; 23 And when Jesus came into the rul. 3 Philip, and Bartholomew; Thomas, er's house, and saw the minstrels and and Matthew the publican; James the the people making a noise,

sun of Alpheus, and Lebbeus whose 24 He said unto them, Give place: for surname was Thaddeus; the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And 4 Simon the Canaanite, and Judas is. they laughed him to scorn.

cariot, who also betrayed him. 25 But when the people were put forth, 5 These twelve Jesus sent forth, and he went in, and took her by the hand, commanded them, saying, Go noi into and the maid arose.

the way of the Genules, and into any 26 And the fame hereof went abroad city of the Samaritans enter ye not. into all that land.

6 But go rather to the lost sheep of the 27 | And when Jesus departed thence, house of Israel. (wo blind men fo'lowed him, crying,. 7 And as ye yo, preach, saying, The and saying, Thou son of David, have kingdom of heaven is at hand. inercy on us.

8 Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, 28 And when he was come into the raise the dead, cast out devils : freely house, the blind men came to him: all ye have received, freely give. Jesus saith unto them, believe ye that 11'9 Frovide neither gold, nor silver, nor am able to do this. They said unto him, brass in your purs6o; Yea, Lurd.

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Christ conforteth
CHAP. XI.

his disciples Iwo coats, neither shoes, nor yet staves: 29 Are not two sparrows sold for a far for the workman is worthy of his meat. thing? and one of them shall not fall on

11 And into whatsoever city or town the ground without your Father. ye shall enter, inquire who in it is wor. 30 But the very hairs of your head are thy; and there abide till ye go thence. all numbered.

12 And when ye come into a house, 31 Fear ye not therefore, ye are of salute it.

more value than many sparrows. 13 And if the house be worthy, let your 32 Whosoever therefore sliall confess peace come upon it: but if it be not me before men, him will I confess also worthy, let your peace return to you, before my Father which is in heaven.

14 And whosoever shall not receive 33 But whosoever shall deny me beyou, nor hear your words, when ye de. fore men, hiin will I also deny before my part out of that house, or city, shake oft Father which is in heaven. the dust of your feet.

34 Think not that I ain come to send 15 Verily, I say unto you, It shall be peace on earth; I came not to send more polerable for the land of Sodom peace, but a sword. and Gomorrah, in the day of judgement, 35 For I am come to set a man at va. thu for that city.

riance against his father, and the daugh16 { Behold, I send you forth as sheep ter against her mother, and the daugh. In the midst of wolves: be ye therefore ter-in-law against her mother-in-law. wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. 36 And a man's foes shell be they of

17 But beware of men: for they will his own household. deliver you up to the councils, and they 37 He that loveth father or mother will scourge you in their synagogues. more than me, is not worthy of me:

IS And ye shall be brought before gov. and he that loveth son or daughter more ernors and kings for my sake, for a tes- than me, is not worthy of me. umony against them and the Gentiles. 38 And he that taketh not his cross, and

19 But when they deliver you up, take followeth after me, is not worthy of me no thought how or what ye shall speak, 39 He that fiudeth his life shall lose it : for it shall be given you in that same and he that loseth his life for my sake, hour what ye shall speak.

shall find it. 20 For it is not ye that speak, but the 40 | He that receiveth you, receiveth Spirit of your Father' which speakeih in me; and he that receiveih me, receivyou.

eth him that sent me. 21 sad the brother shall deliver up the 41 He that receiveth a prophet in the birollier to death, and the father the name of a prophet, shall receive a pro chid: and the children shall rise up phet's reward; and lie, that receiveth against their parents, and cause them to a righteous man in the name of a rightbe put to death.

eous man, shall receive a righteous 22 And ye shall be hated of all men for man's reward. my name's sake : but he that endureth 12 And whosoever shall give to drink to the end shall be saved.

unto one of these little ones, a cup of 23 But when they persecute you in this cold water only, in the name of a discicity, flee ye into another : for verily I ple, verily, I say unto you, he shall in say unto you, Ye shall not have gonejno wise lose his reward. over the cities of Israel till the Son of

CHAP. XI. man be come.

Christ's testimony of John. 24 The disciple is not above his mas. ND it came to pass when Jesus had ter, nor the servant above his lord.

made an end of commanding his 25 It is enough for the disciple ulat he twele disciples, he departed thence to be as his master, and the servant as his teach and to preach in their cities. lord: if they have called the mister of 2 Now when John had heard in the the house Beelzebub, how much more prisrn' the works of Christ, he sent two shall they call them of his household? for his disciples,

26 Fear them not therefore: for there 3 And said unto him, Art thou la 150 is nothing covered, that shali not be re should come, or do we look for another: vealed; and hid that shall not be known. 4 Jesus answered and said unto them,

27 What I tell you in darkness, that Go ar. I shew John again those things speak yern light: and what ye hearin the which ye do hear and see: ear, that preach ye upon the house-tops. 5 The blind receive their sight, and the

28 And fear not them which kijl ine lame walk, the leptxs are cleansed, and boily, but are not able to kill the soul : the deaf hear, the dead are raised up; lut rather fear him which is able to Ge- and the poor have the gospel pres ched stroy both soul au body in hell.

to them.

Christ's leslimony of John. S. MATTHEW.

of the subbalk 8 And blessed is he whosoever shall| 24 But I say unto you, That it shall be not be oilended in the.

more tolerable for the land of Sodom, 7 | And as they departed, Jesus began in the day of judgment than for thee. to say unto the multitudes concerning 25 [ At that time Jesus answered and John, What went ye out into the wil- said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of derness to see? A reed shaken with heaven and earth, because thou hast hid the wind ?

these things from the wise and prudent, 8 But what went ye out for to see ? A and hast revealed them unto babes. man clothed in soft ruiment? Behola, 26 Even so, Father, for so it seemed they that wear sott clothing are in kings' good in thy sight. houses.

27 All things are delivered unto me of 9 But what went ye out for to see? A my Father; and no man knoweth tho prophet? yea, I say unto you, and more Son, but the Father; neither knoweth than a prophet.

any man the Father, save the Son, and 10 For this is he of whom it is written, he to whomsoever the Son will reveal Behold, I send my messenger before thy him. face, which shall prepare thy way be. 29 T Come unto me, all ye that labour, fore thee.

and are heavy laden, and I will give Il Verily, I say unto you, Among them you rest. that are born of women, there hath not 29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of risen a greater than Jolin the Baptist : /me: for I am mtek and lowly in heart; notwithstanding, he that is least in the sand ye shall find rest unto your souls. kingdom of heaven, is greater than hê. 30 For my yoke is easy, and my bur.

12 And from the days of John the den is lighi. Baptist, until now, the kingdoin of

CHAP. XII. beave a suffereth violence, and the vio.

Of blasphemy, &c. lent take it by force. 13 For all the prophets and the law A Tuhat tiine Jesus went on the sals.

bath-day through the corn, and his prophesied unti: John.

lisciples were a hungered, and began 14 And if ye will receive it, this is Elias to pluck the ears of corn, and to eat. which was for to come.

2 But when the Pharisees saw it, they 15 He that hath ears to hear, let him hear. said unto him, Behold, thy disciples do

16 | But whereunto shall I liken this that which is not lawful to do upon the generation? It is like unto children sit. sabbath-day. ting in the markets, and calling unto 3 But he said unto them, Have ye nou their tellows,

read what David did when he was a 17 And saying, We have piped unto hungered, and they that were with him you, and ye have not danced ; We have 4 How he entered into the house of mourned unto you, and ye have not God, and did eat the shew.bread, which lamer,ted.

was not lawful for him to eat, neither 19 For John came neither eating nor for them which were with him, but only drinking, and they say, He hath a devil. for the priests ? 19 The Son of man came eating and 5 Or have ye not read in the law how drinking, and they say, Behold, a man that on the sabbath-days the priests in glattonous, and a wine-bibber, a friend the temple profane the sabbath, and are of publicans and sinners. But Wisdom blameless? is justified of her children.

6 But I say unto you, That in this 20 ? Then began he to upbraid the cit. place is one greater than the temple. iss wherein niost of his mighty works 7 But if ye had known what this mean. were done, because they repenteù not. eth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice,

21 Wo unto thre, Chorazin! wo unto ye would not have condemned the thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works guiltless. which were done in you had been done 8 For the Son of man is Lord even of in Töre and Sidon, they would have re- the sabbath-day. pented long ago in sackcloth and ashes. 9 And when he was departed thence,

22 But I say unto you, It shall be more he went into their synagogue. tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the day 1 | And behold, there was a man which or judgment, than for you.

had his hand withered. And they asked 23 And thou Capernaum, which art him, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the stalted into heaven, shalt be brought sabbath-days ? that they might accuse down to hell: for if the mighty works him. which have been done in thee, had been 11 And he said unto them, What man done in Sodom, it would have remained shall there be among you, that shall have unul this day.

one sheep, and if it fall into a pit on the

The Pharisees reproved

CHAP. XII.

Of blusphemy, & sabbath-day, will he not lay hold on it, (manner of sin and blasphemy shall be and lift it out?

forgiven unto men: but the blasphemy 12 How much then is a man better than against the Holy Ghost shall not be fora sheep wherefore it is lawful to do given unto men. well on the sabbath-days.

32 And whosoever speaketh a word 13 Then saith he to the man, Stretch against the Son of man, it shall be for. forth thy hand. And he stretched it given him: but whosoever speaketh forth; and it was restored whole, like against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be as the other.

forgiven him, neither in this world, 14 1 Then the Pharisees went out, and neither in the world to come. held a council against him, how they! 33 Either make the tree good, and his might destroy him.

fruit good; or else make the tree cor. 15 But when Jesus knew it, he with- rupt, and his fruit corrupt : for the tree drew himself from thence: and great is known by his fruit. multitudes followed him, and he healed 34 O generation of vipers, how can ye, them all.

being evil, speak good things ? for oui 16 And charged them that they should of the abundance of the heart, the mouth not make him known:

speaketh. 17 That it might be fulfilled which was 35 A good man, out of the good treas spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, ure of the heart, bringeth forth good

18 Behold my servant, whom I have things: and an evil man, out of the evil chosen ; my beloved, in whom my soul treasure, bringeth forth evil things. is well pleased : I will put my Spirit up- 36 But I say unto you, That every idle on him, and he shall shew judgment to word that men shall speak, they shul! the Gentiles.

give account thereof in the day of 19 He shall not strive, nor cry; neither judgment. shall any man hear his voice in the 37 For by thy words thou shalt be jus. streets.

tified, and by thy words thou shalt be 20 A bruised reed shall he not break, condemned. and sinoking flax shall he not quench, 38 Then certain of the scribes and till he send forth judgment unto victory. of the Pharisees answered, saying,

21 And in his name shall the Gentiles Master, we would see a sign from thee trust.

39 But he answered and said to them, 22 [ Then was brought unto him one An evil and adulterous generation seek: possessed with a devil, blind and dumb; eth after a sign, and there shall no sign and he healed him, insomuch that the be given to it, but the sign of the proph. blind and dumb both spake and saw. et Jonas.

23 And all the people were amazed, 40 For as Jonas was three days and and said, Is not this the son of David ? three nights in the whale's belly: 80

24 But when the Pharisees heard it, they shall the Son of man be three days and said, This fellow doth not cast out devils, three nights in the heart of the earth. butby Beelzebub the prince of the devils. 41 The men of Nineveh shall rise in

23 And Jesus knew their thoughts, and judgment with this generation, and said unto them, Every kingdom divided shall condemn it: because they repentagainst itself, is hrought to desolation ; ed at the preaching of Jonas; and be. and every city or house divided against hold, a greater than Jonas is here. itself, shall not stand.

42 The queen of the south shall rise up 26 And if Satan cast out Satan, he is in the judgment with this generation, divided against himself; how shall then and shall condemn it:for she came froni kis kingdom stand ?

the uttermost parts of the earth to hear 27 And it I by Beelzebub cast out dev- the wisdorn of Solomon; and behold, ils, by whom do your children cast them a greater than Solomon is here. out?

therefore they shall be your judges. 43 When the unclean spirit is gone out 28 But if I cast out devils by the Spirit of a man, he walketh through dry of God, then the kingdom of God is places, seeking rest, and findeth none. corne unto you.

44 Then he saith, I will return inio my 29 Or else, how can one enter into a house from whence I came out; and strong man's house, and spoil his goods, when he is come, he findeth it empty, except he first bind the strong man swept, and garnished. and then he will spoil his house. 45 "Then goeth he, and taketh with

30 He that is not with me, is against himself seven other spirits more wicked Ine; and he that gathereth not with me, than himself, and they enter in and

dwell scattereth abroad.

there: and the last state of that man in

Even so shall is T Wlierefore 1 say unto you, All worse than the first.

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