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Parable of the vineyard. Chap. xx. The wicked husbandmen. ND it came to pass, that on send my beloved son: it may be one of those days, as he they will reverence him when they taught the people in the temple, see him.


and preached the gospel, the chief 14 But when the husbandmen priests and the scribes came upon saw him, they reasoned among bim, with the elders, themselves, saying, This is the 2 And spake unto him, saying, heir: come, let us kill him, that Tell us, By what authority doest the inheritance may be ours.. thou these things? or, who is he 15 So they cast him out of the that gave thee this authority? vineyard, and killed him. What, 3 And he answered, and said therefore, shall the lord of the unto them, I will also ask you vineyard do unto them? one thing; and answer me :

16 He shall come and destroy

4 The baptism of John, was it these husbandmen, and shall give from heaven, or of men? the vineyard to others. And, when 5 And they reasoned with they heard it, they said, God forthemselves, saying, If we shall bid. say, From heaven; he will say, 17 And he beheld them, and Why then believed ye him not? said, What is this then that is 6 But and if we say, Of men; written, The stone which the all the people will stone us: for builders rejected, the same is bethey be persuaded that John was come the head of the corner? a prophet. 18 Whosoever shall fall upon 7 And they answered, That that stone shall be broken; but on they could not tell whence it was. whomsoever it shall fall, it will 8 And Jesus said unto them, grind him to powder. Neither tell I you by what autho- 19 ¶ And the chief priests and rity I do these things. the scribes the same hour sought

9 T Then began he to speak to to lay hands on him; and they the people this parable; A cer-feared the people: for they pertain man planted a vineyard, and ceived that he had spoken this palet it forth to husbandmen, and rable against them. went into a far country for a long 20 And they watched him, and time. sent forth spies, which should 10 And at the season he sent a feign themselves just men, that servant to the husbandmen, that they might take hold of his words, they should give him of the fruit that so they might deliver him unof the vineyard: but the hus-to the power and authority of the bandmen beat him, and sent him governor.

away empty.

21 And they asked him, saying, 11 And again he sent another Master, we know that thou sayest servant and they beat him also, and teachest rightly; neither acand entreated him shamefully, and ceptest thou the person of any, sent him away empty. but teachest the way of God truly: 22 Is it lawful for us to give

12 And again he sent a third: and they wounded him also, and tribute unto Cesar, or no? cast him out.

23 But he perceived their_craf13 Then said the lord of the tiness, and said unto them, Why vineyard, What shall I do? I will tempt ye me?

S. Luke.

Of the resurrection. 24 Shew me a penny. Whose God, being the children of the image and superscription hath it? resurrection. They answered, and said, Ce- 37 Now that the dead are raissar's. led, even Moses shewed at the

25 And he said unto them, bush, when he calleth the Lord Render, therefore, unto Cesar the God of Abraham, and the the things which be Cesar's, and God of Isaac, and the God of Jaunto God the things which be cob.


38 For he is not a God of the 26 And they could not take dead, but of the living: for all hold of his words before the peo-live unto him.

ple; and they marvelled at his 39Then certain of the scribes, answer, and held their peace. answering, said, Master, thou 27¶ Then came to him certain hast well said.

of the Sadducees, which deny 40 And after that they durst that there is any resurrection; and not ask him any question at all. they asked him, 41 And he said unto them, 28 Saying, Master, Moses wrote How say they that Christ is Daunto us, If any man's brother die, vid's son?

having a wife, and he die without 42 And David himself saith in children, that his brother should the book of Psalms, The LORD take his wife, and raise up seed said unto my Lord, Sit thou on unto his brother. my right hand,

29 There were, therefore, seven 43 Till I make thine enemies brethren and the first took althy footstool.

wife, and died without children. 44 David, therefore, calleth 30 And the second took her to him Lord, how is he then his wife, and he died childless.


31 And the third took her; 45 Then, in the audience of and in like manner the seven also: all the people, he said unto his and they left no children, and disciples,


46 Beware of the scribes, which 32 Last of all the woman died desire to walk in long robes, and also. love greetings in the markets, 33 Therefore, in the resurrec-and the highest seats in the synation, whose wife of them is she?gogues, and the chief rooms at for seven had her to wife. feasts;

34 And Jesus, answering, said 47 Which devour widow's unto them, The children of this houses, and for a shew make long world marry, and are given in prayers: the same shall receive marriage : greater damnation.

35 But they which shall be accounted worthy to obtain that world, and the resurrection from

given in marriage :

CHAP. XXI. Destruction of the temple foretold.. AND he looked up, in their the rich men casting gifts into the treasury.

36 Neither can they die any 2 And he saw also a certain more: for they are equal unto the poor widow casting in thither two angels; and are the children of mites.

Jerusalem's destruction. Chap. xxi. Signs foregoing the last day.

3 And he said, Of a truth I say hearts, not to meditate before unto you, that this poor widow what ye shall answer :

hath cast in more than they all :

15 For I will give you a mouth 4 For all these have of their and wisdom, which all your adabundance cast in unto the offer-versaries shall not be able to gainings of God: but she of her pe-say nor resist.

she had.

nury hath cast in all the living that 16 And ye shall be betrayed both by parents, and brethren, 5 ¶ And as some spake of the and kinsfolks, and friends; and temple, how it was adorned with some of you shall they cause to be goodly stones and gifts, he said, put to death.

6 As for these things which ye

17 And ye shall be hated of all behold, the days will come, in the men for my name's sake.

which there shall not be left onel 18 But there shall not an hair stone upon another, that shall not of your head perish.

be thrown down.

19 In your patience possess ye

7 ¶ And they asked him, say- your souls. ing, Master, but when shall these 20 And when ye shall see Jeruthings be? and what sign will salem compassed with armies, there be when these things shall then know that the desolation come to pass? thereof is nigh.

8 And he said, Take heed that 21 Then let them which are in ye be not deceived: for many Judea flee to the mountains; and shall come in my name, saying, I let them which are in the midst am Christ; and the time draweth of it depart out; and let not them near: go ye not, therefore, after that are in the countries enter them. thereinto.

9 But when ye shall hear of 22 For these be the days of venwars and commotions, be not geance, that all things which are. terrified for these things must written may be fulfilled: first come to pass; but the end is 23 But woe unto them that are not by and by. with child, and to them that give 10 Then said he unto them, suck, in those days! for there Nation shall rise against nation, shall be great distress in the land, and kingdom against kingdom: and wrath upon this peoples 11 And great earthquakes shall 24 And they shall fall by the be in divers places, and famines, edge of the sword, and shall be and pestilences; and fearful sightslied away captive into all nations: and great signs shall there be from and Jerusalem shall be trodden heaven. down of the Gentiles, until the

12 But before all these, they times of the Gentiles be fulfilled. shall lay their hands on you, and 25 And there shall be signs persecute you, delivering you up in the sun, and in the moon, and to the synagogues, and into pri- in the stars; and upon the earth sons, being brought before kings distress of nations, with perplexiand rulers for my name's sake. ty; the sea and the waves roar 13 And it shall turn to you for ing;

a testimony. 26 Men's hearts failing them 14 Settle it, therefore, in your for fear, and for looking after Q

Signs foregoing the last day. S. Luke. those things which are coming on. the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.

The passover eaten. CHAP. XXII. Conspiracy against Christ. TOW

and then shall they see the Northeast of unleavened


drew nigh, which is

Son of man coming in a cloud, called the Passover. with power and great glory.

2 And the chief priests and 28 And when these things be- scribes sought how they might gin to come to pass, then look up, kill him; for they feared the peoand lift up your heads; for your ple. redemption draweth nigh.

3 Then entered Satan into 29 And he spake to them a pa- Judas, surnamed Iscariot, being rable; Behold the fig-tree, and of the number of the twelve. all the trees; 4 And he went his way, and 30 When they now shoot forth, communed with the chief priests ye see and know of your own and captains, how he might beselves that summer is now nigh at tray him unto them.


5 And they were glad, and co31 So likewise ye, when yelvenanted to give him money. sce these things come to pass, 6 And he promised, and sought know ye that the kingdom of God opportunity to betray him unto is nigh at hand. them in the absence of the mul32 Verily I say unto you, This titude. generation shall not pass away till 7 Then came the day of unall be fulfilled. leavened bread, when the passo

33 Heaven and earth shall pass ver must be killed. away: but my words shall not 8 And he sent Peter and John, pass away. saying, Go and prepare us the 34 And take heed to your-passover, that we may eat. selves, lest at any time your 9 And they said unto him, hearts be overcharged with sur- Where wilt thou that we prefeiting, and drunkenness, and pare? cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

10 And he said unto them, Behold, when ye are entered into the 35 For as a snare shall it come city, there shall a man meet you, on all them that dwell on the face bearing a pitcher of water; follow of the whole earth. him into the house where he en

36 Watch ye, therefore, and tereth in. pray always, that ye may be ac- 11 And ye shall say unto the counted worthy to escape all these good man of the house, The Masthings that shall come to pass, and ter saith unto thee, Where is the to stand before the Son of man. guest-chamber, where I shall eat

37 And in the day-time he was the passover with my disciples? teaching in the temple, and at 12 And he shall shew you a night he went out, and abode in large upper-room furnished: there the mount that is called the mount make ready.

of Olives.

13 And they went, and found 38 And all the people came ear-fas he had said unto them; and ly in the morning to him in the they made ready the passover. temple, for to hear him. 14 And when the hour was

Lord's supper

Chap. xxii.

instituted. come, he sat down, and the that sitteth at meat, or he that twelve apostles with him. serveth? is not he that sitteth at 15 And he said unto them, meat? but I am among you as he With desire I have desired to eat that serveth. this passover with you before I 28 Ye are they which have consuffer: tinued with me in my temptati

16 For I say unto you, I will ons: not any more eat thereof, until it 29 And I appoint unto you a be fulfilled in the kingdom of God. kingdom, as my Father hath ap17 And he took the cup, and pointed unto me;


gave thanks, and said, Take this, 30 That ye may eat and drink and divide it among yourselves at my table in my kingdom, and 18 For I say unto you, I will sit on thrones, judging the twelve not drink of the fruit of the vine, tribes of Israel.


until the kingdom of God shall 31 T. And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath 19 ¶ And he took bread, and desired to have you, that he may gave thanks, and brake it, and sift you as wheat : gave unto them, saying, This is 32 But I have prayed for thee, my body, which is given for you; that thy faith fail not: and when this do in remembrance of me. thou art converted, strengthen

20 Likewise also, the cup after thy brethren. supper, saying, This cup is the 33 And he said unto him, Lord, new testamentin my blood, which I am ready to go with thee, both is shed for you. into prison, and to death. 21 ¶ But, behold, the hand of 34 And he said, I tell thee, Pehim that betrayeth me is with meter, the cock shall not crow this -on the table. day, before that thou shalt thrice 22 And truly the Son of man deny that thou knowest me. goeth, as it was determined: but 35 T And he said unto them, woe unto that man by whom he When I sent you without purse, is betrayed! and scrip, and shoes, lacked ye 23 And they began to enquire any thing? And they said, Noamong themselves, which of them thing. it was that should do this thing.

36 Then said he unto them, But 24 ¶ And there was also a strife now, he that hath a purse, let him among them, which ofthem should take it, and likewise his scrip; and be accounted the greatest. he that hath no sword, let him sell

25 And he said unto them, The his garment, and buy one. kings of the Gentiles exercise 37 For I say unto you, That lordship over them; and they that this that is written, must yet be exercise authority upon them are accomplished in me, And he was called benefactors. reckoned among the transgres26 But ye shall not be so: but sors: for the things concerning he that is greatest among you, let me have an end.

him be as the younger; and hel 38 And they said, Lord, bethat is chief, as he that doth hold, here are two swords. And he said unto them, It is enough. 39 And he came out, and went,


27 For whether is greater, hel

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