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Peter reproved.

CHAP. XVII. Christ transfigured.

r 21 ¶ From that time fortheth them up into an high began Jesus to shew unto his mountain apart, disciples, how that he must t*2 And was transfigured be

go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day.

22 Then Peter took him, and began to rebuke him, saying, Be it far from thee, Lord: this shall not be unto thee.

fore them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light. 3 And, behold, there appeared unto them Moses and Elias talking with him.

4Then answered Peter,and said untoJesus, Lord,it isgood for us to be here: if thou wilt, let us make here three tabert 23 But he turned, and said nacles; one for thee, and one unto Peter, Get thee behind for Moses, and one for Elias. me, Satan: thou art an offence t 5 While he yet spake, beunto me: for thou savourest hold, a bright cloud overnot the things that be of God, but those that be of men. d24 ¶ Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

25 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.

shadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him.

f6 And when the disciples heard it, they fell on their face, and were sore afraid.

7AndJesus came and touched them, and said, Arise, and be not afraid.

26 For what is a man profit-f8 And when they had lifted ed, if he shall gain the whole up their eyes, they saw no world, and lose his own soul? man, save Jesus only.

or what shall a man give in| 9 And as they came down exchange for his soul? from the mountain, Jesus r 27 For the Son of man shall charged them, saying, Tell come in the glory of his Fa- the vision to no man, until ther with his angels; and then the Son of man be risen again he shall reward every man from the dead. according to his works.

28 Verily I say unto you, There be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom. ƒ CHAP. XVII.


10 And his disciples asked him, saying, Why then say the scribes that Elias must first come?

11 And Jesus answered and said unto them, Elias truly shall first come, and restore

ND after six days Jesus all things.

taketh Peter, James, and t 12 But I say unto you, That John his brother, and bring-Elias is come already, and

A lunatick healed. S. MATTHEW. Of paying tribute. they knew him not, but have Galilee,Jesus said unto them, done unto him whatsoever The Son of man shall be be

they listed. Likewise shall also the Son of man suffer of them. 13 Then the disciples understood that he spake unto them of John the Baptist. f14 And when they were come to the multitude, there came to him a certain man, kneeling down to him, and saying,

15 Lord, have mercy on my son: for he is lunatick, and sore vexed: for ofttimes he falleth into the fire, and oft into the water.

16 And I brought him to thy disciples, and they could not eure him.

trayed into the hands of men: 23 And they shall kill him, and the third day he shall be raised again. And they were exceeding sorry.

f24¶ And when they were come toCapernaum, they that received tribute money came to Peter, and said, Doth not your master pay tribute?

25 He saith, Yes. And when he was come into the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute? of their own children, or of strangers?

26 Peter saith unto him, Of strangers. Jesus saith unto him, Then are the children

t 17Then Jesus answered and said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I| free. suffer you? bring him hitherr 27 Notwithstanding, lest we

to me.

m 18 And Jesus rebuked the devil; and he departed out of him; and the child was cured from that very hour.

should offend them, go thou to the sea, and cast an hook, and take up the fish that first cometh up; and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a piece of money: that take, and give unto thei for me and thee.


AT the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, say

f19 Then came the disciples to Jesus apart, and said, Why could not we cast him out? t 20 And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a ing, Who is the greatest in grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you.

d 21 Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting.

And while they abode in

the kingdom of heaven?

2 And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst of them, t*3And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.

4Whosoever therefore shall

He teacheth
humble himself as this little
child, the same is greatest in
the kingdom of heaven.


5 And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me.

lieve in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.

to be humble.

13 And if so be that he find it, verily I say unto you, he rejoiceth more of that sheep, than of the ninety and nine which went not astray.

t 14 Even so it is not the will t 6 Butwhoso shall offend one of your Father which is in of these little ones which be-heaven, that one of these little ones should perish. d*15¶ Moreover, if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and, him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother. d 16 But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three, witneses every word may be established.

wi¶ Woe unto the world because of offences! for it must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!

d8 Wherefore if thy hand or thy foot offend thee, cut them off, and cast them from thee: it is better for thee to enter d 17 And if he shall neglect into life halt or maimed, to hear them, tell it unto the rather than having two hands church: but if he neglect to or two feet to be cast into hear the church, let him be everlasting fire. unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.

t 9 And it thine eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: it is better for thee to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire. d 10 Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven. t11For the Son of man is come 10 save that which was lost.

12 How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray?

t 18 Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth, shall be loosed in heaven.

19 Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in hea


t*20 For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

f21 Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin again

How oft to forgive. S. MATTHEW. He healeth the sick.

me, and I forgive him? till seven times?

d 22 Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.

came and told unto their lord all that was done.

32 Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O thou wicked servant, I forgave thee all that debt, i 23¶ Therefore is the king- because thou desiredst me: dom of heaven likened unto d 33 Shouldest not thou also a certain king, which would have had compassion on thy take account of his servants. fellow-servant, even as I had pity on thee?

24 And when he had begun to reckon, one was brought unto him, which owed him ten thousand talents.

34 And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay 25 But forasmuch as he had all that was due unto him. not to pay, his lord com-t 35 So likewise shall my manded him to be sold, and heavenly Father do also unto his wife, and children, and you, if ye from your hearts all that he had, and payment forgive not every one his to be made. brother their trespasses. 26 The servant therefore f CHAP. XIX. fell down, and worshipped AND it came to pass, that him, saying, Lord, have patience with me, and I will these sayings, he departed pay thee all. from Galilee, and came into the coasts of Judea beyond Jordan;

27 Then the lord of that servant was moved with compassion, and loosed him, and forgave him the debt.

Jesus had finished

m2 And great multitudes followed him; and he healed them there.

28 But the same servant went out, and found one of f3 The Pharisees also his fellow-servants, which came unto him, tempting owed him an hundred pence: him, and saying unto him, Is and he laid hands on him,and it lawful for a man to put took him by the throat, say-away his wife for every cause? ing, Pay me that thou owest. 4 And he answered and 29 And his fellow-servant said unto them, Have ye not fell down at his feet, and be- read, that he which made sought him, saying, Have them at the beginning made patience with me, and I will them male and female, pay thee all.

5 And said, For this cause 30 And he would not: but shall a man leave father and went andcast him intoprison. mother, and shall cleave to till he should pay the debt. his wife: and they twain

31 So when his fellow-ser-shall be one flesh?

vants saw what was done, t 6 Wherefore they are no they were very sorry, and more twain, but one flesh.

Teacheth how


to be perfect. What therefore God hath for of such is the kingdom joined together, let not man put asunder

of heaven.

f15 And he laid his hands on them, and departed thence. f16 And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?

7 They say unto him, Why did Moses then command to give a writing of divorcement, and to put her away? 8 He saith unto them, Moses because of the hardness of your hearts suffered you tot 17 And he said unto him, put away your wives: but Why callest thou, me good? from the beginning it was there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt p9 And I say unto you, Who- enter into life, keep the comsoever shall put away his mandments.

not so.

wife, except it be for forni-d 18 He saith unto him, cation, and shall marry Which? Jesus said, Thou another, committeth adul-shait do no murder, Thou tery: and whoso marrieth shalt not commit adultery, her which is put away doth Thou shalt not steal, Thou commit adultery. shalt not bear false witness, 10 His disciples say untod 19 Honour thy father and him, If the case of the man thy mother: and, Thou shalt be so with his wife, it is not love thy neighbour as thyself. good to marry. f20 The young man saith unto him, All these things have I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet? d21 Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me. c 22 But when the young man heard that saying, he went away sorrowful: for he had great possessions. t 23

11 But he said unto them, All men cannot receive this saying, save they to whom it is given.

12 For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother's womb: and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men: and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receiveit. *13 Then were there brought unto him little children, that he should put his hands on them, and pray:and the disciples rebuked them. d 14 But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me:

Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.

24 And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter

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