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you up, take no thought how sold for a farthing? and one of or what ye shall speak, for it them shall not fall on the ground shall be given you in that same without your Father. hour what ye shall speak.

30 But the very hairs of your 20 For it is not ye that speak, head are all numbered. but the Spirit of your Father 31 Fear ye not therefore, ye which speaketh in you. are of more value than many 21 And the brother shall de- sparrows. liver up the brother to death, 32 Whosoever therefore shall and the father the child: and confess me before men, him will the children shall rise up against I confess also before my Father their parents, and cause them to which is in heaven. be put to death.

33 But whosoever shall deny 22 And ye shall be hated of me before men, him will I also all men for my name's sake: but deny before my Father which is he that endureth to the end shall in heaven.

be saved.

34 Think not that I am come 23 But when they persecute to send peace on earth; I came you in this city, flee ye into an- not to send peace, but a sword. other for verily I say unto you, 35 For I am come to set a man Ye shall not have gone over the at variance against his father, cities of Israel till the Son of and the daughter against her man be come. mother, and the daughter-in-law 24 The disciple is not above against her mother-in-law. his master, nor the servant above his lord.

36 And a man's foes shall be they of his own household.

37 He that loveth father or

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25 It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the mother more than me, is not servant as his lord: if they have worthy of me: and he that called the master of the house loveth son or daughter more Beelzebub, how much more than me, is not worthy of me. shall they call them of his house- 38 And he that taketh not his hold? cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me.

39 He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake, shall find it. 40 He that receiveth you,

27 What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in light: and receiveth me; and he that rewhat ye hear in the ear, that ceiveth me, receiveth him that preach ye upon the house-sent me.


41 He that receiveth a pro28 And fear not them which phet in the name of a prophet, kill the body, but are not able shall receive a prophet's reward; to kill the soul: but rather fear and he that receiveth a righthim which is able to destroy eous man in the name of a both soul and body in hell. righteous man, shall receive a .29 Are not two sparrows righteous man's reward.

26 Fear them not therefore for there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known."

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42 And whosoever shall give you, and more than a prophet. to drink unto one of these little 10 For this is he of whom it ones, a cup of cold water only, is written, Behold, I send my in the name of a disciple, verily, messenger before thy face, which I say unto you, he shall in no shall prepare thy way before wise lose his reward. thee.


11 Verily, I say unto you, 2 John sendeth his disciples to Christ...7 Among them that are born of The testimony of Christ concerning John.... women, there hath not risen a 20 Christ upbraideth the unthankfulness

and impenitence of Chorazin, Bethsaida, greater than John the Baptist : notwithstanding, he that is least

and Capernaum, &c.

AND it came to pass when in the kingdom of heaven, is

Jesus had made an end of greater than he.

commanding his twelve disci- 12 And from the days of ples, he departed thence to teach John the Baptist, until now, the and to preach in their cities. kingdom of heaven suffereth 2 Now when John had heard violence, and the violent take it in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples,

by force.

13 For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John.

3 And said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another?

14 And if ye will receive it, this is Elias which was for to

4 Jesus answered and said come. unto them, Go and shew John 15 He that hath ears to hear, again those things which ye do let him hear. hear and see:

16 But whereunto shall I 5 The blind receive their liken this generation? It is like sight, and the lame walk, the unto children sitting in the marlepers are cleansed, and the deaf kets, and calling unto their felhear, the dead are raised up, lows,

and the poor have the gospel 17 And saying, We have pippreached to them. ed unto you, and ye have not 6 And blessed is he whoso-danced; We have mourned ever shall not be offended in unto you, and ye have not lamented.


7 I And as they departed, 18 For John came neither Jesus began to say unto the eating nor drinking, and they multitudes concerning John, say, He hath a devil. What went ye out into the wil- 19 The Son of man came derness to see! A reed shaken eating and drinking, and they with the wind? say, Behold, a man gluttonous,

8 But what went ye out for and a wine-bibber, a friend of to see? A man clothed in soft publicans and sinners. But Wisraiment? Behold, they that dom is justified of her children. wear soft clothing are in kings' 20 Then began he to uphouses. braid the cities wherein most of 9 But what went ye out for to his mighty works were done, see? a prophet? Yea, I say unto because they repented not.

21. Wo unto thee, Chorazin! wo unto thee, Bethsaida! for if 1 the mighty works which were done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.


Christ reproveth the blindness of the Pharisees concerning the breach of the sabbath....9 He healeth the withered hand, &c.

AT that time Jesus went on the sabbath-day through the corn, and his disciples were 22 But I say unto you, It shall a hungered, and began to pluck be more tolerable for Tyre and the ears of corn, and to eat. Sidon at the day of judgment, than for you.

2 But when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto him, Be23. And thou, Capernaum, hold, thy disciples do that which which art exalted unto heaven, is not lawful to do upon the shall be brought down to hell: sabbath-day. ..for if the mighty works which 3 But he said unto them, have been done in thee, had Have ye not read what David been done in Sodom, it would did when he was a hungered, have remained until this day. and they that were with him;

24 But I say unto you, That 4 How he entered into the it shall be more tolerable for the house of God, and did eat the land of Sodom, in the day of shew-bread, which was not lawjudgment, than for thee. ful for him to eat, neither for 25 ¶ At that time Jesus an- them which were with him, but swered and said, I thank thee, only for the priests? O Father, Lord of heaven and 5 Or have ye not read in the earth, because thou hast hid law how that on the sabbaththese things from the wise and days the priests in the temple prudent, and hast revealed them profane the sabbath, and are unto babes. blameless!

26 Even so Father, for so it 6 But I say unto you, that in seemed good in thy sight. this place is one greater than the temple.

27 All things are delivered unto me of my Father; and no 7 But if ye had known what man knoweth the Son, but the this meaneth, I will have mercy, Father; neither knoweth any and not sacrifice, ye would not man the Father, save the Son, have condemned the guiltless. and he to whomsoever the Son will reveal him.

8 For the Son of man is Lord even of the sabbath-day.

9 And when he was departed thence, he went into their syn

28 Come unto me, all ye that labour, and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. agogue.

29 Take my yoke upon you, 10 1 And behold, there was

and learn of me: for I am meek a man which had his hand withand lowly in heart; and ye shall ered. And they asked him, sayfind rest unto your souls. ing, Is it lawful to heal on the 30 For my yoke is easy, and sabbath-days? that they might my burden is light. accuse him.


11 And he said unto them, amazed, and said, Is not this What man shall there be among the son of David? you, that shall have one sheep, 24 But when the Pharisees and if it fall into a pit on the heard it, they said, 'This fellow sabbath-day, will he not lay hold doth not cast out devils, but by on it, and lift it out? Beelzebub the prince of the de

12 How much then is a man vils. nebunds better than a sheep? wherefore 25 And Jesus knew their it is lawful to do well on the thoughts, and said unto them, sabbath-days.frobit bu amo Every kingdom divided against

13 Then saith he to the man, itself, is brought to desolation Stretch forth thy hand. And he and every city or house divided stretched it forth; and it was against itself, shall not stand. restored whole, like as the other. 26 And if Satan cast out 14 TThen the Pharisees went Satan, he is divided against out, and held a council against himself; how shall then his him,how they might destroy him. kingdom stand? nj toesta shori 15 But when Jesus knew it, 27 And if I by Beelzebub cast he withdrew himself from thence: out devils, by whom do your and great multitudes followed children cast them out! there him, and he healed them all. fore they shall be your judges.3 16 And charged them that 28 But if I cast out devils by they should not make him the Spirit of God, then the kingknown: bise 900 full, dom of God is come unto you.



17 That it might be fulfilled 29 Orelse, how can one enter which was spoken by Esaias into a strong man's house, and the prophet, saying, ti spoil his goods, except he first 18 Behold my servant, whom bind the strong man? and then I have chosen; my beloved, in he will spoil his house. wit bre whom my soul is well pleased: 30 He that is not with me, is I will put my Spirit upon him, against me; and he that gathand he shall shew judgment to ereth not with me, scattereth the Gentiles. burnos busd aiabroad.tubre 245b. 619 He shall not strive, nor 31 Wherefore I say unto cry; neither shall any man hear you, All manner of sin and blas his voice in the streets.t phemy shall be forgiven unto


20 A bruised reed shall he men: but the blasphemy against not break, and smoking flax the Holy Ghost shall not be forshall he not quench, till he send given unto ba forth judgment unto victory. 32 And whosoever speaketh 21 And in his name shall the a word against the Son of man, Gentiles trust. olage tait shall be forgiven him: but 22 1 Then was brought unto whosoever speaketh against the him one possessed with a devil, Holy Ghost, it shall not be forblind and dumb; and he healed given him, neither in this world, him, insomuch that the blind neither in the world to come. and dumb both spake and saw. 33 Either make the tree good, 23 And all the people were and his fruit good; or else make

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the tree corrupt, and his fruit and behold, a greater than Socorrupt: for the tree is known lomon is here. by his fruit.

43 When the unclean spirit 34 O generation of vipers, is gone out of a man, he walketh how can ye, being evil, speak through dry places, seeking rest, good things for out of the and findeth none. abundance of the heart, the 44 Then he saith, I will remouth speaketh. turn into my house from whence 35 A good man, out of the I came out; and when he is good treasure of the heart, bring- come, he findeth it empty, swept, eth forth good things: and an and garnished. evil man, out of the evil treasure, 45 Then goeth he, and tabringeth forth evil things. keth with himself seven other


36 But I say unto you, That spirits more wicked than himevery idle word that men shall self, and they enter in and dwell speak, they shall give account there: and the last state of that thereof in the day of judgment. man is worse than the first. 87 For by thy words thou Even so shall it be also unto this shalt be justified, and by thy wicked generation. THE words thou shalt be condemn- 46 While he yet talked to ed. move on luoda var the people, behold, his mother ved 38 Then certain of the and his brethren stood without, scribes and of the Pharisees desiring to speak with him. answered, saying, Master, we 47 Then one said unto him, would see a sign from thee, Behold, thy mother and thy 39 But he answered and said brethren stand without, desiring to them, An evil and adulterous to speak with thee. generation seeketh after a sign, 48 But he answered and said and there shall no sign be given unto him that told him, Who is to it, but the sign of the prophet my mother? and who are my Jonas. sd bas brethren?


40 For as Jonas was three 49 And he stretched forth days and three nights in the his hand_toward his disciples,' whale's belly: so shall the Son and said, Behold my mother and of man be three days and three my brethren! nights in the heart of the earth. 50 For whosoever shall do

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41 The men of Nineveh shall the will of my Father which is rise in judgment with this gene- in heaven, the same is my broration, and shall condemn it: ther, and sister, and mother. because they repented at the CHAP. XIII. der preaching of Jonas; and behold 3 of the sower and the seed....10 Why Christ spake in parables....18 The exposi a greater than Jonas is here. tion of the parable of the sower.... ....24 Divers other parables, &c.

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