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Draught of fishes. S. LUKE. The leper cleansed. departed and went into a de-/ And they came, and filled sert place: and the people both the ships, so that they sought him, and came unto began to sink. him, and stayed him, that he c 8 When Simon Peter saw should not depart from them. it, he fell down at Jesus'

43 And he said unto them, knees, saying, Depart from I must preach the kingdom me; for I am a sinful man, of God to other cities also: O Lord. for therefore am I sent. 9 For he was astonished, 8 44 And he preached in the and all that were with him, synagogues of Galilee, at the draught of the fishes

CHAP. v. which they had taken: ND it came to pass, that, 10 And so was also James, upon him to hear the word dee, which were partners of God, he stood by the lake with Simon. And Jesus said of Gennesaret,

unto Simon, Fear not; from 2 And saw two ships stand-henceforth thou shalt catch ing by the lake: but the fish-meil. ermen were gone out of them, d 11 And when they had and were washing their nets. brought their ships to land,

3 And he entered into one they forsook all, and followof the ships, which was Si-ed him. mon's, and prayed him that f 12 4 And it came to pass, he would thrust out a little when he was in a certain from the land. And he sat city, behold a man full of down, and taught the people leprosy: who seeing Jesus fell out of the ship.

on his face and besought him, 4 Now when he had left saying, Lord, if thou wilt, speaking, he said unto Si- thou canst make me clean. mon, Launch out into the m13 And he put forth his deep, and let down your nets hand, and touched him, sayfor a draught.

ing, I will: be thou clean. 5 And Simon answering And immediately the leprosy said unto him, Master, we departed from him. have voiled all the night, and 14 And he charged him to have taken nothing: never- tell no man: but go, and shew theless at thy word I will let thyself to the priest, and offer down the net.

for thy cleansing, according m6 Aitd when they had this as Moses commanded, for a dociep they inclosed a great testimony unto them. mudásude of fishes: and their m15 But so much the more neturke.

went there a fame abroad of 7. And they beckoned unto him: and great multitudes their partners, which were came together to hear, and in the other ship, that they to be healed by him of their should come and help theme 'infirmities.

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Christ prayeth. CHAP. V. Matthew called. d 16 ( And he withdrew him-Arise, and take up thy couch, self into the wilderness, and and go unto thine house. prayed.

m25 And immediately he g 17 And it came to pass on a rose up before them and took certain day, as he was teach- up that whereon he lay, and ing, that there were Phari- departed to his own house, sees and doctors of the law glorifying God. sitting by, which were come à 26 And they were all amazout of every town of Galilee, ed, and they glorified God, and Judea, and Jerusalem; and were filled with fear, and the power of the Lord saying, We have seen strange was present to heal them. things to day. f 18 And, behold, men d 27 | And after these things brought in a bed a man which he went forth and saw a pubwas taken with a palsy: and lican, named Levi, sitting at they sought means to bring the receipt of custom: and him in, and to lay him be- he said unto him, Follow me, fore him.

28 And he left all, rose up, 0 19 And when they could and followed him. not find by what way they f 29 And Levi made him a might bring him in because great feast in his own house: of the multitude, they went and there was a great comupon the house-top, and let pany of publicans and of him down through the tiling others that sat down with with his couch into the midst them. before Jesus.

30 But their scribes and m20 And when he saw their Pharisees murmured against faith, he said unto him, Man, his disciples, saying, Why thy sins are forgiven thee. do ye eat and drink with t 21 And the scribes and the publicans and sinners? Pharisees began to reason, t 31 And Jesus answering saying, Who is this which said unto them, They that speaketh blasphemies? Who are whole need not a physican forgive sins, but God cian; but they that are sick. alone?

32 I came not to call the
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reason ye in your hearts? Why do the disciples of John
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Thy sins be forgiven thee; ers, and likewise the disciples
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24 But that ye may know eat and drink?
that the Son of man hath 34 And he said unto them,
power on earth to forgive Can ye make the children of
sins, (he said unto the sick the bridechamber fast, while
of the palsy,) I say unto thee, the bridegroom is with them?

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the Pharisees. 35 But the days will come, with him; which it is not when the bridegroom shall lawful to eat but for the be taken away from them, priests alone? and then shall they fast in i 5 And he said unto them, those days.

That the Son of man is Lord i 36 And he spake also a also of the sabbath. parable unto them; No man ( 6 And it came to pass also putteth a piece of a new gar- on another sabbath, that he ment upon an old; if other- entered into the synagogue wise, then both the new and taught: and there was a maketh a rent, and the piece man whose right hand was that was taken out of the withered. new agreeth not with the old. c7 And the seribes and Pha0 37 And no man putteth new risees watched him, whether wine into old bottles; else the he would heal on the sabbath new wine will burst the bot- day; that they might find an tles, and be spilled, and the accusation against him. bottles shall perish.

But he knew their 38 But new wine must be thoughts, and said to the put into new bottles; and man which had the witherboth are preserved.

ed hand, Rise up, and stand 39 No man also having forth in the midst. And he drunk old wine straightway arose and stood forth. desireth new: for he saith,.9 Then said Jesus unto The old is better.

them, I will ask you one f CHAP. VI.

thing; Is it lawful on the ND it came to pass on sabbath days to do good, or the first, that he went through destroy it? the corn fields; and his dis- m10And looking round about ciples plucked the ears of upon them all, he said unto corn, and did eat, rubbing the man, Stretch forth thy them in their hands.

hand. And he did so: and 2 And certain of the Phari- his hand was restored whole sees said unto them, Why as the other. do ye that which is not law- c 11 And they were filled ful to do on the sabbath day? with madness; and com

3And Jesus answering them muned one with another said, Have ye not read so what they might do to Jesus. much as this, what David d 12 And it came to pass in did, when himself was an those days, that he went out hungred, and they which into a mountain to pray, and were with him;

continued all night in prayer 4 How he went into the to God. house of God, and did take 13 And when it was day, and eat the shew bread, and he called unto him his disgave also to them that were ciples: and of them he chose

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The apostles chosen. CHAP. VI. Of loving our enemies, twelve, whom also he named ven: for in the like manner apostles;

did their fathers unto the n 14 Simon, (whom he also prophets. named Peter,) and Andrew w24 But wo unto you that his brother, James and John, are rich! for ye have received Philip and Bartholomew, your consolation.

15 Matthew and Thomas, W25 Wo unto you that are James the son of Alpheus, full! for ye shall hunger. Wo and Simon called Zelotes, unto you that laugh now! for

16 And Judas the brother ye shall mourn and weep. of James, and Judas Iscariot, w26 Wo unto you, when all which also was the traitor. men shall speak well of you! g 17 And he came down for so did their fathers to the with them, and stood in the false prophets. plain, and the company of d*27 | But I say unto you his disciples, and a great which hear, Love your enemultitude of people out of mies, do good to them which all Judea and Jerusalem, and hate you, from the sea coast of Tyre 28 Bless them that curse and Sidon, which came to you, and pray for them which hear him, and to be healed of despitefully use you. their diseases;

29 And unto him that smitm18 And they that were vex-eth thee on the one cheek of ed with unclean spirits: and fer also the other; and him they were healed.

that taketh away thy cloak 19 And the whole multi- forbid not to take thy coat tude sought to touch him: also. for there went virtue out of a 30 Give to every man that him, and healed them all. asketh of thee; and of him 6 20' And he lifted up his that taketh away thy goods eyes on his disciples and said, ask them not again. Blessed be ye poor: for yours (*31 And as ye would that is the kingdom of God. men should do to you, do ye 121 Blessed are ye that hun- also to them likewise. ger now: for ye shall be filled. C 32 For if ye love them Blessed are ye that weep which love you, what thank now: for ye shall laugh. have ye? for sinners also love 6 22. Blessed are ye, when those that love them. men shall hate you, and when c 33 And if ye do good to they shall separate you from them which do good to you, their company, and shall re- what thank have ye? for sinproach you, and cast out your ners also do even the same. name as evil, for the Son of C 34 And if ye lend to them of man's sake.

whom ye hope to receive, 23 Rejoice ye in that day, what thank have ye? for sinand leap for joy: for, behold,ners also lend to sinners, to your reward is great in hea-l receive as much again. isgai 105

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