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very rich.

9 The danger of riches. S. Luke. The blind man healed, ments, Do not commit adultery, mocked, and spitefully entreated, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not and spitted on ; bear false witness, Honour thy 33 And they shall scourge bim, father and thy mother,

and put him to death : and the 21 And he said, All these have third day he shall rise again. I kept from my youth up.

34 And they understood none 22 Now, when Jesus heard of these things; and this saying these things, he said unto him, was hid from them, neither knew Yet lackest thou one thing: sell they the things which were spoken. all that thou hast, and distribute 35 9 And it came to pass, that, unto the poor, and thou shalt as he was come nighunto Jericho, have treasure in heaven; and a certain blind man sat by the wayçome, follow me,

side begging: 23 And when he heard this, he 36 And hearing the multitude was very sorrowful: far he was pass by, he asked what it meant,

37 And they told him, that Je24 And, when Jesus saw that he sus of Nazareth passeth by. was very sorrowful, he said, How 38 And he cried, saying, Jesus, hardly shall they that have riches thou son of David, have mercy enter into the kingdom of God! fon me.

25 For it is easier for a camel to 39 And they which went before go through a needle's eye, than for rebuked him, that he should hold à rich man to enter into the king- his peace; but he cried so much com of God.

the more, Thou son of David, have 26 And they that heard it said, mercy on me, Who then can be saved?

40 And Jesus stood, and com27 And he said, The things manded him to be brought unto which are impossible with men him: and, when he was come are possible with God.

near, he asked him, 28 1 Then Peter said, Lo, we 41 Saying, What wilt thou that have left all, and followed thee. I shall do unto thee? And he

29 And he said unto them, Ve- said, Lord, that I may receive rily I say unto you, There is no my sight. man that hath left house, or pa- 42 And Jesus said unto him, rents, or brethren, or wife, or Receive thy sight: thy faith hath children, for the kingdom of God's saved thec. sake,

43 And immediately he receiv30 Who shall not receive mani-ed his sight, and followed him, fold more in this present time, glorifying God: and all the peoand in the world to come life ple, when they saw it, gave praise everlasting.

God. 31 T Then he took unto him the

. twelve, and said unto them, Bc- T%e publican Zaccheus.

and all things that are written by the Aed through Jericho. prophets concerning the Son of 2 And, behold, there wasa man man shall be accomplished. named Zaccheus, which was the

32 For he shall be delivered chief among the publicans, and unto the Gentiles, and shall be he was rich.


that way

Zaccheus the
Chap. xix.

publicar. 3 And he sought to see Jesus ing, We will not have this man to who he was; and could not for reign over us. the press, because he was little of 15 And it came to pass, that stature.

when he was returned, having 4 And he ran before, and received the kingdom, then he climbed up into a sycamore-tree commanded these servants to be to see him ; for he was to pass called unto him, to whom he had

given the money, that he might 5 And, when Jesus came to the know how much every man had place, he looked up, and saw him, gained by trading. and said unto him, Zaccheus, 16 Then came the first, say; make haste, and come down ; for (ing, Lord, thy pound hath gained to-day I must abide at thy house. ten pounds.

6 And he made haste, and came 17 And he said unto him, Well, down, and received him joy- thou good servant; because thou fully.

hast been faithful in a very little, 7 And when they saw it, they have thou authority over ten ciall murmured, saying, That he ties. was gone to be guest with a man 18 And the second came, saythat is a sinner.

jing, Lord, thy pound hath gain8 And Zaccheus stood, and said ed five pounds. l!nto the Lord, Behold, Lord, the 19 And he said likewise to him, half of my goods I give to the Be thou also over five cities. poor; and if I have taken any 20 And another came, saying, thing from any man by false ac- Lord, behold, here is thy pound, cusation, I restore him fourfold. which I have kept laid up in a

9 And Jesus said unto him, napkin: This day is salvation come to this 21 For I feared thee, because house, forasmuch as he also is a thou art an austere man ; thou son of Abraham.

takest up that thou lavest not 10 For the Son of man is come down, and reapest that thou didst to seek and to save that which was not sow. lost.

22 And he saith unto him, Out 11 | And, as they heard these of thine own mouth will I judge things, he added, and spake a pa- thee, thou wicked servant. Thou rable, because he was nigh to knewest that I was an austere Jerusalem, and because they man, taking up that I laid not thought that the kingdom of God down, and reaping that I did not should immediately appear.

12 He said, therefore, A certain 23 Wherefore then gavest not nobleman went into a far country thou my money into the bank, to receive for himself a kingdom, that at my coming I might have and to return,

required mine own with usury? 13 And he called his ten ser- 24 And he said unto them that vants, and delivered them ten stood by, Take from him the pounds, and said unto them, Oc-pound, and gave it to him that cupy till I come.

hath ten pounds. 11 But his citizens hateci him, 25. (And they said unto him, andisent a message after him, say: 'Lord, he hath teil pounds.)


Christ entereth fcrusalem, S. Luke. and weepeth over it. 26 For I say unto you, Thail, 38 Saying, Blessed be the King unto every one which hath, shall that cometh in the name of the be given ; and from him that hath Lord : peace in heaven, and glory not, even that he hath, shall be in the highest. taken away from him.

39 And some of the Pharisees 27 But those mine enemies, from among the multitude said which would not that I should unto him, Master, rebuke thy reign over them, bring hither, disciples. and slay them before me.

40 And he answered, and said 28 | And when he had thus unto them, I tell you, That if these spoken he went before, ascending should hold their peace, the up to Jerusalem.

stones would immediately cry 29 And it came to pass, when out. he wascomenigh to Bethphageand 41 | And when he was come Bethany, at the mount called the near, he beheld the city, and mount of Olives, he sent two of wept over it, his disciples,

42 Saying, If thou hadst 30 Saying, Go ye into the vil-known, even thou, at least in lage over against you; in the this thy day, the things which bewhich, at your entering, ye shall long unto thy peace! but now find a colt tied, whereon yet never they are hid from thine eyes. man sat: loose him, and bring 43 For the days shall come upbim bither.

on thee, that thine enemies shall 31 And if any man ask you, cast a 'trench about thee, and Why do ye loose him ? thus shall compass thee round, and keep ye say unto him, Because the thee in on every side, Lord hath need of him.

44. And shall lay thee even with 32 And they that were sent the ground, and thy children withwent their way, and found even in thee; and they shall not leave as he had said unto them. in thee one stone upon another:

33 And, as they were loosing because thou knewest not the the colt, the owners thereof said time of thy visitation. unto them, Why loose ye the 45 1 And he went into the temcolt?

ple, and began to cast out them 34 And they said, The Lord that sold therein, and them that hath need of him.

bought; 35 And they brought him to 46 Saying unto them, It is Jesus: and they cast their gar-written, My house is the house ments upon the colt, and they set of prayer : but ye have made it a Jesus thereon.

den of thieves. 36 And, as they went, they 47 | And he taught daily in the spread their clothes in the way. temple. But the chief priests,

37 And when he was come and the scribes, and the chief of nigh, even now at the descent of the people, sought to destroy him; the mount of Olives, the whole 48 And could not find what multitude of the disciples began they might do: for all the people to rejoice, and praise God with a were very attentive to hear him. loud voice, for all the inighty

CHAP. XX works that they had scen;

Cbrist's authority avouched.


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; comé, 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 T And the chief priests and rity I do these things.

the scribes the same hour sought 9 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 pa. let 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: 12 And again he sent a third : 22 Is it lawful for us to give and they wounded him also, and tribute unto Cesar, or no? cast bim 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?

Of the

$. Luke.

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.

ed, 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 becob. God's.

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 394 Then 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 Da. unto 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 a thy 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. son?

31 And the third took her ; 45 9 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, died.

46 Beware of the scribes, which 32 Last of all the woman died desire to walk in long robes, and also.

slove 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, anci are given in prayers: the same shall receive marriage :

greater damnation. 35 But they which shall be ac

CHAP. XXI. counted worthy to obtain that Destruction of the temple foretold..

the rich men casting given in marriage :

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 thithertwo angels; and are the children of mites.

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