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Simeon and Anna S. LUKE. prophesy of Christ. turned, glorifying and prais-thy servant depart in peace, ing God for all the things according to thy word: that they had heard and seen, 30 For mine eyes have seen as it was told unto them. thy salvation, I 21 And when eight days

31 Which thou hast preparwere accomplished for the ed beforethe face of all

people; circumcising of the child, his 32 A light to lighten the name was called JESUS, Gentiles, and the glory of which was so named of the thy people Israel. angel before he was conceiv- 33 And Joseph and his moed in the womb.

ther marvelled at those things 22 And when the days of which were spoken of him. her purification according to 7 34 And Simeon blessed the law of Moses were ac- them, and said unto Mary his complished, they brought mother, Behold, this child is him to Jerusalem, to present set for the fall and rising him to the Lord;

again of many in Israel; and 23 (As it is written in the for a sign which shall be law of the Lord, Every male spoken against; that openeth the womb shall 35 (Yea, a sword shall be called holy to the Lord;) pierce through thy own soul

24 And to offer a sacrifice also,) that the thoughts of maaccording to that which is ny hearts may be revealed. said in the law of the Lord,f 36 And there was one Anna, A pair of turtledoves, or two a prophetess, the daughter of young pigeons.

Phanuel, of the tribe of Aser: t 25 And, behold, there was she was of a great age, and a man in Jerusalem, whose had lived with an husband sename was Simeon; and the ven years from her virginity; same man was just and de- 37 And she was a widow of vout, waiting for the conso- about fourscore and four lation of Israel; and the Holy years, which departed not Ghost was upon him. from the temple, but servť 26 And it was revealed un- ed God with fastings and to him by the Holy Ghost, prayers night and day. that he should not see death, ? 38 And she coming in that before he had seen the Lord's instant gave thanks likewise Christ.

unto the Lord, and spake of 27 And he came by the Spi- him to all them that looked rit into the temple: and when for redemption in Jerusalem, the parents brought in the 8 39 And when they had child Jesus, to do for him performed all things accordafter the custom of the law, ing to the law of the Lord, f28 Then took he him up in they returned into Galilee, his arms, and blessed God, to their own city Nazareth.

f 40 And the child grew, and 1 29 Lord

and said,

of 13 and when they had ful: N of the reign of Tiberius

John's preaching CHAP. III.

and baptism. with wisdom: and the graced 51 And he went down with of God was upon him. them, and came to Nazareth, I 41 Now his parents went and was subject unto them: to Jerusalem every year at but his mother kept all these the feast of the passover. sayings in her heart. g 42 And when he was twelvet 52 Ănd Jesus increased in years old, they went up to wisdom and stature, and in Jerusalem after the custom favour with God and man. the feast


ÖW filled the days as they returned, the child Jesus tarried be- Cesar, Pontius Pilate being hind in Jerusalem; and Jo- governor of Jndea,and Herod seph and his mother knew being tetrarch of Galilee,and not of it.

his brother Philip tetrarch of 44 But they, supposing him Iturea and of the region of to have been in the company, Trachonitis, and Lysanias went a day's journey; and the tetrarch of Abilene, they sought him among their 12 Annas and Caiaphas bekinsfolk and acquaintance. ing the high priests, the $45 And when they found word of God came unto John him not, they tuned back the son of Zacharias in the again to Jerusalem, seeking wilderness. him.

+ 3 And he came into all t 46 And it came to pass, that the country about Jordan, after three days they found preaching the baptism of him in the temple, sitting in repentance for the remission the midst of the doctors, both of sins; hearing them, and asking a 4 As it is written in the them questions.

book of the words of Esaias 47 And all that heard him the prophet, saying, The were astonished at his under-voice of one crying in the standing and answers. wilderness, Prepare ye the

48 And when they saw him, way of the Lord, m his they were amazed: and his paths straight. moiher said unto him, Son 5 Every valley shall be fillwhy hast thou thus dealt el, and every mountain and with us? behold, thy father will shall be brought low; and and I have sought ihee sor- the crooked shall be made rowing.

straight, and the rough ways t 49 And he said unto them, shall be made smooth; How is it that ye sought me? 6 And all flesh shall see the wist ye not that I must be salvation of God. about my Father's business? t 7 Then said he to the mul

50 And they understood not titude that came forth to be the saying which he spake baptized of him, O generaunto them.

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baptised. warned you to flee from the mightier than I cometh, the wrath to come?

latchet of whose shoes I am d8 Bring forth therefore not worthy to unloose: he fruits worthy of repentance, shall baptize you with the and begin not to say within Holy Ghost and with fire: yourselves, We have Abra- t 17 Whose fan is in his hand, ham to our father: for I say and he will throughly purge unto you, That God is able his floor, and will gather the of these 'stones to raise up wheat into his garner; but children unto Abraham. the chaff he will burn with W9 And now also the axe is fire unquenchable. laid unto the root of the

18 And many other things trees: every tree therefore in his exhortation preached which bringeth not forth he unto the people. good fruit is hewn down, f 19 But Herod the tetrarch, and cast into the fire. being reproved by him for

10 And the people asked Herodias his brother Philip's him, saying, What shall we wife, and for all the evils do then?

which Herod had done, d 11 He answereth and saith 20 Added yet this above all, unto them, He that hath two that he shut up John in coats, let him impart to him prison. that hath none; and he that a 21 Now when all the people hath meat,

let him do like- were baptized, it came to wise.

pass, that Jesus also being 12 Then came also publi- baptized, and praying, the cans to be baptized, and said heaven was opened, unto him, Master, what shalljt 22 And the Holy Ghost dewe do?

scended in a bodily shape d 13 And he said unto them, like a dove upon him, and Exact no more than that a voice came from heaven, which is appointed you. which said, Thou art my bed 14 And the soldiers likewise loved Son; in thee I am well demanded of him, saying, pleased. And what shall we do? 'And | 23 And Jesus himself began he said unto them, Do vio- to be about thirty years of lence to no man, neither ac- age, being (as was supposed) cuse any falsely; and be con- the son of Joseph, which tent with your wages, was the son of Heli, f 15 And as the people were 24 Which was the son of in expectation, and all men Matthat, which was the son mused in their hearts of of Levi, which was the son John, whether he were the of Melchi, which was the son Christ, or not;

of Janna, which was the son t 16 John answered, saying of Joseph, unto them all, I indeed bap- 25 Which was the son of tize you with water; but onel Mattathias, which was the

The geneology

of Christ, son of Amos, which was the |Aminadah, which was the son of Naụm, which was the son of Aram, which was the son of Esli, which was the son of Esrom, which was the son of Nagge,

son of Phares, which was the 26 Which was the son of son of Juda, Maath, which was the son of 34 Which was the son of Mattathias, which was the Jacob, which was the son of son of Semei, which was the Isaac, which was the son of son of Joseph, which was the Abraham, which was the son of Juda,

son of Thara, which was the 27 Which was the son of son of Ņachor, Joanna, which was the son 35 which was the son of of Rhesa, which was the son Saruch, which was the son of of Zorobabel, which was the Ragau, which was the son of son of Salathiel, which was Phalec, which was the son of the son of Neri,

Heber, which was the son of 28 Which was the son of Sala, Melchi, which was the son 36 Which was the son of of Addi, which was the son Cainan, which was the son of Cosam, which was the son of Arphaxad, which was the of Elmodam, which was the son of Sem, which was the son of Er,

son of Noe, which was the 29 Which was the son of son of Lamech, Jose, which was the son of 37 Which was the son of MaEliezer, which was the son thusala, which was the son of of Joriin, which was the son Enoch, which was the son of of Matthat, which was the Jared, which was the son of son of Levi,

Maleleel, which was the son 30 Which was the son of of Cainan, Simeon, which was the son 38 Which was the son of of Juda, which was the son Enos, which was the son of of Joseph, which was the son Seth, which was the son of of Jonan, which was the son Adam, which was the son of of Eliakim,

God. 31 Which was the son of f CHAP. IV. Melea, which was the son of Menan, which was the son of AND Jesus being full of

the Holy Ghost serierned Mattatha, which was the son from Jordan, and avas led of Nathan, which was the by the Spirit into the wilderson of David,

ness, 32 Which was the son of t 2 Being forty days feronted Jesse, which was the son of of the devil. And in those Obed, which was the son of days he did eat nothing and Booz, which was the son when they were ended, he of Salmon, which was the afterward hungerer. son of Naasson,

3 And the devil said unto 33 Which was the son of him, If thou be the Son of

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Christ's temptation S. LUKE.

and victory. God, command this stonef 149 And Jesus returned in that it be made bread. the power of the Spirit into d 4 And Jesus answered him, Galilee: and there went out saying, It is written, That a fame of him through all man shall not live by bread the region round about. alone, but by every word of 15 And he taught in their God.

synagogues, being glorified 5 And the devil, taking him of all. up into an high mountain, d 16 F And he came to Na. shewed unto him all the zareth, where he had been kingdoms of the world in a brought up: and, as his cusmoment of time.

tom was, he went into the 6 And the devil said unto synagogue on the sabbath him, All this power will I day, and stood up for to read. give thee, and the glory of f 17 And there was delivered thum: for that is delivered unto him the book of the prounto me; and to whomsoever phet Esaias. And when he I will I give it.

had opened the book, he 7 If thou therefore wilt wor- found the place where it was ship me, all shall be thine. written, d 8 And Jesus answered and t 18 The Spirit of the Lord said unto him, Get thee be- is upon me, because he hath hind me, Satan: for it is writ- anointed me to preach the ten, Thou shalt worship the gospel to the poor; he hath Lord thy God, and him only sent me to heal the brokenshalt thou serve.

bearted, to preach deliver9 And he brought him to ance to the captives, and reJerusalem, and set him on a covering of sight to the blind, pinnacle of the temple, and to set at

liberty them that are said unto him, If thou be the bruised, Son of God, cast thyself down 19 To preach the acceptfrom hence:

able year of the Lord. 10 For it is written, He 20 And he closed the book, shall give his angels charge and he gave it again to the over thee, to keep thee: minister, and sat down. And

11 And in their hands they the eyes of all them that were shail pear thee up, lest at in the synagogue were fastany tiras thou dash thy foot ened on him. against a stone.

a 21 And he began to say unto d 12 And Jesus answering them. This day is this scripsaid goto him, It is said, ture fulfilled in your ears. Thop, shalt not tempt the 22 And all bare him witness, Lord thy God.

and wondered at the gracious 13 And when the devil had words which proceeded out ended ayl- the temptation, he of his mouth. And they said, departed from him for a sea- Is not this Joseph's son?

23 And he said unto them,


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