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S. Mark. mocked, and condemned. my : what think ye? And they'. 2 And Pilate asked him, Art all condemned him to be guilty thou the king of the Jews? And of death.
he, answering, said unto him, 65 And some began to spit on Thou sayest it. him, and to cover his face, and to 3 And the chief priests accused buffet him, and to say unto him, him of many things : but he anProphesy: and the servants did swered nothing. strike him with the palms of their 4 And Pilate asked him again, hands.
saying, Answerest thou nothing? 66 And as Peter was beneath behold how many things they in the palace, there cometh one witness against thee. of the maids of the high priest: 5 But Jesus yet answered no
67 And when she saw Peter thing; so that Pilate marvelled. warming himself, she looked upon 6 | Now, at that feast he releashim, and said, And thou also wasted unto themoneprisoner, whomwith Jesus of Nazareth.
soever they desired. 68 But he denied, saying, I. 7 And there was one named know not, neither understand I Barabbas, which lay bound with what thou sayest. And he went them that had made insurrection out into the porch; and the cock with him, who had committed
murder in the insurrection. 69 And a maid saw him again, 8. And the multitude, crying and began to say to thein that aloud, began to desire him to do stood by, This is one of them. as he had ever done unto them.
70 And he denied it again. And 9 But Pilate answered them, a little after, they that stood by saying, Will ye that I release unsaid again to Peter, Surely thou to you the King of the Jews? art one of them: for thou art a 10 (For he knew that the chief Galilean, and thy speech agreeth priests had delivered him for enthereto.
71 But he began to curse and to 11 But the chief priests moved swear, saying, I know not this the people, that he should rather man of whom ye speak,
release Barabbas unto them. 72 And the second time the 12 And Pilate answered, and cock crew. And Peter called to said again unto them, What will mind the word that Jesus said un-ye then that I shall do unto him to him, Before the cock crow whom ye call the King of the twice, thou shalt deny me thrice. Jews ? And when he thought thereon, he 13 And they cried out again, wept.
14 Then Pilate said unto them, Christ brought bound to Pilate. Why? what evil hath he done?
ND straightway in the morn- And they cried out the more ex
ing the chief priests held a ceedingly, Crucify him. consultation with the elders and 15 And so Pilate, willing to scribes, and the whole council, content the people, released Baand bound Jesus, and carried him rabbas unto them, and delivered away, and delivered him to Pi- Jesus, when he had scourged him, late.
to be crucified.
crucifixion. 16 | And the soldiers led him, destroyest the temple, and buildaway into the hall, called Pretori-lest it in three days, um; and they call together the 30 Save thyself, and come down whole band.
from the cross. 17 And they clothed him with
Likewise also the chief purple, and platted a crown of priests, mocking, said among thorns, and put it about his head, themselves, with the scribes, He
18 And began to salute him, saved others, himself he cannot Hail, King of the Jews!
19 And they smote him on the 32 Let Christ the King of Israel head with a reed, and did spit descend now from the cross, that upon him, and, bowingtheir knees, we may see and believe. And worshipped him.
they that were crucified with him, 20 And when they had mock- reviled him. ed him, they took off the purple 33 9 And, when the sixth hour from him, and put his own clothes was come, there was darkness on him, and led him out to cru- over the whole land until the ninth cify him.
Thour. 21 And they compel one Simon 34 And at the ninth hour Jea Cyrenian, who passed by, com- sus cried with a loud voice, saying out of the country, the father ing, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachithani? of Alexander and Rufus, to bear which is, being interpreted, My
God, my God, why hast'thou 22 And they bring him unto forsaken me? the place Golgotha, which is, be- 35 And some of them that ing interpreted, the place of a stood by, when they heard it, scull.
said, Behold, he calleth Elias. 23 And they gave him to drink 36 And one ran and filled a wine mingled with myrrh: but he spunge full of vinegar, and put it received it not.
on a reed, and gave him to drink, 24. And when they had crucifi- saying, Let alone ; let us see ed him, they parted his garments, whether Elias will come to take casting lots upon them, what him down. every man should take.
37 And Jesus cried with a loud 25 And it was the third hour, voice, and gave up the ghost. and they crucified him.
38 And the vail of the temple 26 And the superscription of was rent in twain from the top to his accusation was written over, the bottom. THE KING OF THE JEWS. 39 | And when the centurion,
27 And with him they crucify which stood over against him, two thieves; the one on his right saw that he so cried out, and gave hand, and the other on his left.
up the ghost, he said, Truly this 23 And the scripture was ful- man was the Son of God. filled, which saith, And he was 40 There were also women numbered with the transgres-looking on afar off; among whom sors.
was Mary Magdalene, and Mary 29 And they that passed by the mother of James the less, and railed on him, wagging their of Jeses, and Salome; heads, and saying, Ah, thou that 41 (Who also, when he was in Christ's death, burial, S. Mark.
and ascension. Galilee, followed him, and mini- they saw that the stone was rolled stered unto him;) and many other away ;) for it was very great. women which came up with him 5 And, entering into the sepulunto Jerusalem.
chre, they saw a young man sit42 And now, when the even ting on the right side, clothed in was come, (because it was the a long white garment; and they preparation, that is, the day be-were affrighted. fore the sabbath,)
6 And he saith unto them, Be 43 Joseph of Arimathea, an ho- not affrighted: Ye seek Jesus of nourable counseller, which also Nazareth, which was crucified; waited for the kingdom of God, he is risen; he is not here: became, and went in boldly unto hold the place where they laid him. Pilate, and craved the body of 7 But go your way, tell his Jesus.
disciples and Peter, that he goeth 44 And Pilate marvelled if he before you into Galilee : there were already dead : and, calling shall ye see him, as he said unto unto him the centurion, he asked you. him whither he had been any 8 And they went out quickly, while dead.
and fled from the sepulchre ; for 45 And when he knew it of the they trembled, and were amazed : centurion, he gave the body to neither said they any thing to any Joseph.
man; for they were afraid. 46 And he bought fine linen, 9 1 Now when Jesus was risen and took him down, and wrap-early the first day of the week, he ped him in the linen, and laid appeared first to Mary Magdahim in a sepulchre which was lene, out of whom he had cast hewn out of a rock, and rolled a seven devils, stone unto the door of the sepul-). 10 And she went and told them chre.
that had been with him, as they 47 And Mary Magdalene, and mourned and wept. Mary the mother of Joses, beheld 11 And they, when they had where he was laid.
heard that he was alive, and had CHAP. XVI. been seen of her, believed not. Christ's resurrection.
12 | After that he appeared in ND when the sabbath was another form unto two of them,
past, Mary Magdalene, and as they walked, and went into the Mary `the mother of James, and country. Salome, had bought sweet spices, 13 And they went and told it that they might come and anoint unto the residue: neither believ, him.
ed they them. 2 And very early in the morn- 14 | Afterward he appeared ing, the first day of the week, they unto the eleven as they sat at came unto the sepulchre at the meat, and upbraided them with rising of the sun.
their unbelief and hardness of 3 And they said among them- heart, because they believed not selves, Who shall roll us away them which had seen him after he the stone from the door of the se- was risen. pulchre ?
15 And he said unto them, 4 (And when they looked, Go ye into all the world, and
Foken in hand, as set forth in his
carecording to the custom of
fohn Baptist, preach the gospel to every crea- it shall not hurt them; they shall ture.
lay hands on the sick, and they 16 He that believeth, and is shall recover. baptized shall be saved; but he 19 T So then, after the Lord had that believeth not shall be damn-spoken unto them, he was received.
ed up into heaven, and sat on the 17 And these signs shall follow right hand of God. them that believe; In my name 20 And they went forth, and shall they cast out devils; they preached every where, the Lord shall speak with new tongues; working with them, and confirm
18 They shall take up serpents; ing the word with signs following. and if they drink any deadly thing, Amen. THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ST. LUKE. CHAP. I.
while he executed the priest's Conception of St. John and Christ. Office before God, in the order of
many have course, order, a declaration of those the priest's office, his lot was to things which are most surely be-burn incense when he went into lieved among us,
the temple of the Lord. 2 Even as they delivered them 10 And the whole multitude of unto us, which from the begin- the people were praying without, ning were eye-witnesses, and at the time of incense. ministers of the word;
11 And there appeared unto 3 It seemed good to me also, him an angel of the Lord, standhaving had perfect understanding ing on the right side of the altar of all things from the very first, to of incense. write unto thee, in order, most 12 And when Zacharias saw excellent Theophilus,
him, he was troubled, and fear 4. That thou mightest know the fell upon him. certainty of those things, wherein 13 But the angel said unto him, thou hast been instructed. Fear not, Zacharias : for thy pray
HERE was in the days of er is heard; and thy wife Elisa
Herod, the king of Judea, beth shall bear thee a son, and a certain priest named Zacharias, thou shalt call his name John. of the course of Abia : and his 14 And thou shalt have joy and wife was of the daughters of gladness: and many shall rejoice Aaron, and her name was Elisa- at his birth. beth.
15 For he shall be great in the 6 And they were both righte-sight of the Lord, and shall drink ous before God, walking in all neither wine nor strong drink; the commandments and ordinan- and he shall be filled with the ces of the Lord, blameless. Holy Ghost, even from his mo
7 And they had no child, be-Ither's womb. cause that Elisabeth was barren, 16 And many of the children and they both were now well of Israel shall he turn to the Lord stricken in years.
their God. 8 And it came to pass, that| 17 And he shall go before him
Christ. in the spirit and power of Elias,f, 28 And the angel came in unto to turn the hearts of the fathers her, and said, Hail, thou that art to the children, and the disoberli-highly favoured, the Lord is with ent to the wisdom of the just; to thee: blessed art thou among make ready a people prepared for women. the Lord.
29 And when she saw him, she 18 | And Zacharias said unto was troubled at his saying, and the angel, Whereby shall I know cast in her mind what manner of this ? for I am an old man, and salutation this should be. my wife well stricken in years. 30 And the angel said unto her,
19 And the angel answering, Fear not, Mary : for thou hast said unto him, I am Gabriel, that found favour with God. stand in the presence of God; and 31 And, behold, thou shalt am sent to speak unto thee, and conceive in thy womb, and bring to shew thee these glad tidings. forth a son, and shalt call his name
20 And, behold, thou shalt be JESUS. dumb, and not able to speak, un- 32 He shall be great, and shall til the day that these things shall be called the Son of the Highest : be performed, because thou be- and the Lord God shall give unto lievest not my words, which shall him the throne of his father Dabe fulfilled in their season.
vid : 21 And the people waited for 33 And he shall reign over the Zacharias, and marvelled that he house of Jacob for ever; and of tarried so long in the temple. his kingdom there shall be no
22 And when he came out, he end. could not speak unto them : and 34. Then said Mary unto the they perceived that he had seen a angel, How shall this te, seeing vision in the temple; for he beck- I know not a man? oned unto them, and remained 35 And the angel answered, and speechless.
said unto her, The Holy Ghost 23 And it came to pass, that, shall come upon thee, and the as soon as the days of his mini-power of the Highest shall overstration were accomplished, he shadow thee: therefore, also, departed to his own house. that holy thing which shall be
24 And after those days, his born of thee, shall be called the wife Elisabeth conceived, and hid Son of God. herself five months, saying, 36 And, behold, thy cousin
25 Thus hath the Lord dealt Elisabeth, she hath also conceivwith me, in the days wherein he ed a son in her old age: and this looked on me, to take away my is the sixth month with her, who reproach among men.
was called barren. 26 | And in the sixth month, 37 For with God nothing shall the angel Gabriel was sent from be impossible. God unto a city of Galilee, named 38 And Mary said, Behold the Nazareth,
handmaid of the Lord; be it unto 27 To'a virgin espoused to a me according to thy word. And man whose name was Joseph, of the angel departed from her. the house of David; and the vir-). 39 And Mary arose in those gin's name was Mary.
days, and went into the hill coun