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Chap. xlv.

Ckrift walkeib on the fea. 41 The Son of man thall send forth his an. 6 But when Herod's birth-day was kept, gels, and they shall gather out of his king, the daughter of Herodias danced before com all things that offend, and them which them, and pleased Herod. do iniquity;

7 Whereupon he promised with an oath 42 And mallcast them into a furnace of fire; to give her whatsoever the would ask. there thall be wailing and gnathing of teeth. 8 And the, being before instructed of her

43 Then shall the righteous ihine forth mother, said, Give me here John Baptift's as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. head in a charger. Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.

9 And the king was sorry: nevertheless for 44 Again, the kingdom of heaven is the oath's fake, and them which sat with him like unto treasure hid in a field; the which at meat, he commanded it to be given her. when a man hath found he hideth, and, for 10 And he sent, and beheaded John in joy thereof, goeth and selleth all that he the prison. hath, and buyeth that field.

Ti And his head was brought in a charger, 45 9 Again, the kingdom of heaven is like and given to the damsel: and the brought unto a merchant man seeking goodly pearls : it to her mother.

46 Who, when he had tound, one pearl of 12 And his disciples came and took up great price, went and fold all that he had, the body, and buried it, and went and told and bought it.

Jesus. 47 Again, the kingdom of heaven is like 13 1 When Jesus heard of it, he departed anto a net that was caut into the sea, and thence by a ship into a desert place apart : gathered of every kind :

and when the people had heard tbereofthey 48 Which, when it was full, they drew followed him on foot out of the cities. to thore, and sat down, and gathered the 14 And Jesus went forth, and saw a great good into vefels, but cast the bad away. multitude, and was moved with compaifion 249 So Thall it be at the end of the world: toward them, and he healed their fick. the angels thall come forth, and fever the 15 And when it was evesing, his disa wicked from among the juit,

ciples came to him, saying, This is a desert 50 And shall caft them into the furnace of place, and the time is now part; send the fire : there shall be wailing and gnashing of multitude away, that they may go into the teeth.

villages, and buy themselves victuais. St Jesus faith unto them, Have ye under. 16 But Jesus said unto them, They need ftood all these things! They say unto him, not depart, give ye them to eat. Yea, Lord.

17 And they say unto him, We have here 52 Then said he unto them, Therefore but five loaves, and two fithes. every fcribe which is instructed unto the 18 He said, Bring them hither to me. kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that 19 And he commanded the multitude to is an householder, which bringeth forth outfit down on the grass, and took the five of his trea[ure things new and old.

Loaves, and the two fithes, and, looking up 53 I And it came to pass, that when je- to heaven, he blessed, and brake, and gave sus hid finished these parables, he departed the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples thence.

to the multitude. 54 And when he was come into his own 20 And they did all eat, and were filled : country, he taught them in their fynagogue, and they took up of the fragments that reinsamuch that they were aftonished, and mained twelve baskets full. faid, whence hath this man this wisdom, 21 And they that had eaten were about five and these mighty works?

thousand men, beside women and children. 55 Is not this the carpenter's fon? Is not 22 F And ftraightway Jesus constrained his his mother called Mary! And his brethren, disciples to get into a ihip, and to go before James, and Jofes, and Simon, and Judas ? him unto the other fide, while he sent the

56 And his tifters, are they not all with us? multitudes away: Whence then hath this marrall these things ! 23 And when he had sent the multitudes.

57 And they were offended in him. But away, he went up into a mountain apart to Jcfus said unto them, A prophet is not with pray: and when the evening was come, he out honour, fave in his own country, and in was there alone. his own house.

24 But the ship was now in the midt of 58 And he did not many mighty works the sea, toffed with waves : for the wind there, because of their unbelief.

was contrary. CHAP. XIV.

2; And in the fourth watch of the night i Herod's opinion of Chrifl. 3 John Baprift Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea.

bebeaded. 15 Five thousand fed. 26 And when the disciples law him walke T that time Herod the tetrarch heard of ing on the sea, they were troubled, saying,

It is a spirit; and they cried out for fear. 2 And said unto his servants, This is John 27 But ftraightway Jesus (pake unto them, the Baptist; he is risen from the dead, and saying, Be of good chcer; it is 1; be not therefore mighty works do thew forth them. afraid. felves in him.

28 And Peter answered him and said, 3 for herod had laid hold on John, and Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee bound him, and put him in prison for Hero. on the water. dias' fake, his brother Philip's wife

29 And he said, Come. And when Peter 4 For John said unto him, it is not lawful was come down out of the thip, he walked for thee to have her.

on the water, to go to Jesus. Ś And when he would have put him to 30 But when he faw the wind boisterous, death, he feared the multitude, because they he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he counted him as a prophct.

cried, saying, Lord, fave me.

Athename of Jesus,

God's commandments,

and men's traditions. 31 And immediately Jefus ftretched forth man : but to eat with unwashen hands de. bis hand, and caught him, and said unto fileth not a man. him, o thou of little faith, Wherefore didit 21 Then Jesus went thence, and de. thou doubt ?

parted into the coafts of Tyre and sidan. 32 And when they were come into the ship, 22 And, behold, a woman of Canaan came the wind cealed. •

out of the same coafts, and cried unto him, 33 Then they that were in the tip came saying, Have avercy on me, O Lord, tb7 and worshipped him, saying, Of a truth thou son of David; my daughter is grievoully art the Son of Goi.

vexed with a devil. 34 | And when they were gone over,. 23 But he answered her not a word. And they came into the land of Gennetaret. his disciples came and befought him, saying,

35 And when the men of that place had Send her away: for the crieth after us. knowledge of him, they sent out into all 24 But he answered and said, I am not that couniry round about, and brought wg. sent but unto the loit theep of the house of to him all that were diseased;

Jsrael. 36 And befought him that they might 25 Then came the and worthipped him, only touch the hem of his garment: and saying, Lord, beip me. as many as touched were made perfecily 26 But he answered and said, It is not whoje.

meet to take the children's bread, and to CHAP. XV.

cant it to dogs. 2 God's commandments, and man's traditions. 27 And the said, Truth, Lord: get the 1o What defileth a man.

dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from THEN Fame to Jesus fcribes and Pharisees, their master's table.

28 Then Jesus answered and said unto her, 2 Why do thy difciples transgress the tra. O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto dition of the elders ? for they wash not their thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter hands when they eat bread.

was made whole from that very hour. 3 But he answered and said unto them, 29 And Jesus departed from thence, and Why do ye alio transgress the commande came nigh unto the sea of Galilee ; and went ment of God by your tradition ?

up into a mountain, and sat down there. 4 For God commanded, saying, Honour 30 And great multitudes came unto him, thy father and mother : and, He that curs. having with them tole zbar were lande, eth father or mother, let him die the death. blind, dumb, maimed, and many others,

ş But ye say, Whosoever thall say to his and cast them down at Jesus's feet; and he father, or bis mother, it is a gift, by what healed them: soever thou mightest be profited by me ; 31 Infomuch that the multitude wondered,

6 And honour not his father or his mo. when they saw the dumb to speak, the main. ther, be hall be free. Thus have ye made ed to be whole, the lame to waik, and the the commandment of God of none etteA by blind to fee: and they gloriñed the God of your tradition.

Israel. y le hypocrites, well did Efaias prophecy 32 ( Then Jesus called his disciples unto of you, saying,

biin, and said, I have compation on the 8 This people draweth nigh unto me with multitude, because they continue with me their inout, and honoureth me with their now, three days, and have nothing to eat: lips; but their heart is far from me. and I will not send them away faxing, lett

9 But in vain they do worship ine, teach- they faint in the way. ing for doctrines the commandments of men. 33 And his disciples say unto him, Whence

10 And he called the multitude, and said Mould we have so much bread in the wil un to them, Hear, and understand :

derness, as to fill so great a multitude ! It Not that which goeth into the mouth 34 And Jesus saith unto them, How many denleth a man; but that which conseth out loaves have ye? And they laid, Seven, and of the mouth, this defileth a man.

a few little fishes. 12. Then came his disciples, and said unte 35 And he commanded the multitude to him, Knoweft thou that the Pharisees were sit down on the ground. offended, after they heard this saying? 26 And he took the seven loaves and the

13 But he answered and said, Every plant, fi thes, and gave thanks, and brake tbeo, and whích my heavenly Father hath not planted, gave to his disciples, and the disciples to the Hall be rooted up.

multitude. 14 Let them alone : they be blind leaders 37. And they did all eat, and were filled of the blind. And if the blind lead the and they took up of the broken mear that blind, both thall fall into the ditch.

was left seven balkets full. 15 Then answered Peter and said wato 38 And they that did eat were four thome him, Declare unto us this parable.

land men, beside women and children. 16 And Jesus said, Are ye alío yet with- 39 And he lent away the multitude ,and took out understanding?

hip, and came into the coatts of Magdaia. 17 Do not ye yet underiland, that what.

с нАР. XVI. soever enterech in at the mouth goeth into 4 The hign of toas. 6 The leader of the the belly, and is cast out into the draught ! Pharisees and of the Sadducers. 21 Cbrif 18 But those things which proceed out of forelbewerb bis death, denile the man.

came, and tempting, defired him that 19 For out of the heart proceed evil he would incw them a sign from heaven. thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, 2 He answered and said unto them, When thests, false witness, blafphemies:

it is evening, ye say, it will be fair wca. 20 There are the things which defile a ther: for the iký is red.

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Chap: xvl.

Chriff's transfguration, 3. And in the morning, It will be foul 25 For whosoever will save his life thall weather to-day : for the sky is red and low. lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for ring. O ye hypocrites, ye can discern the my fake, shall find it. face of the sky ; but, Can ye not discern the 26 For what is a man profited, if he shall figns of the times ?

gain the whole world, and fore his own soul? 4 A wicked, and adulterous generation or what thall a man give in exchange for seeketh after a fign; and there Thall no fign his rout! be given unto it, but the sign of the prophet 27 For the Son of man fhall come in the Jonas. And he left them, and departed. glory of his father with his angels; and

5 And when his disciples were come to the then he hall reward every man according other side, they had forgotten to take bread. to his works.

6. Then Jesus said unto them, Take heed, 28 Verily I say unto you, there be fome and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees ftanding here, which shall not tatte of death, and of the Sadducees.

till they see the son of man coming in his 7 And they reasoned among themselves, kingdom. Saying, It is because we have taken no bread.

C H A P. XVII. 8 #nich when Jesus perceived, he said un- 1 The transfiguration of Chrift. 14 He bealeth to them, Oye of little faith, why reason ye

the lunatick. among yourselves, becauíe ye have brought A James, and John his brother, and bring?

, no bread?

9 Do ye not yet understand, neither re- eth them up into an high mountain apart, member the five loaves of the five thousand, 2 And was transfigured before them ; and and how many baskets ye took up?

his face did thine as the sun, and his raiment 10 Neither the seven loaves of the four was white as the light. thousand, and how many baskets ye took up! 3 And, behold, there appeared unto them

11 How is it that yé do not underitand Moses and Elias talking with him. that I spake it not to you concerning bread, 4 Then answered Peter, and said unto Je. that ye thould beware of the leaven of the sus, Lord, it is good for us to be here: if Pharisees and of the Sadducees?

thou wilt, let us make here three tabernacles, 12 Then undertood they how that he bade one for thee, and one for Mofes, and one for tbem not beware of the leaven of bread, but Elias. of the doctrine of the Pharisees and of the s While he yet fpake, behold, a bright Sadducees.

cloud overshadowed them: and behold a 13 | When Jerus came into the coafts of voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my Cesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, fay: beloved son, in whom I am well pleased'; jag, Whom do men say that I the Son of hear ye him. man am!

6 And when the disciples heard it, they fell 14 And they said, some say that thou art on their face, and were fore afraid. John the Baptist; fome, Elias; and others 7. And Jesus came and touched them, and Jeremias, or one of the prophets.

faid, Arise, and be not afraid. 15 He saith unto them, but whom say ye 8 And when they had lifted up their eyes, that I am !

they saw no man, fave Jesus only.
16 And Simon Peter antwered and said, 9 And as they came down from the moun-
Thou art the Christ, the Sou of the living God, taín, Jesus charged them, saying, Tell the vi.

17. And Jesus answered and said unto him, lion to no man until the son of man be rifen
Bleiled art thou, Simon Bas-jona : for Aeth again from the dead.
and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but 10 And his disciples asked him, saying,
my Father which is in heaven.

Why then say the scribes that Elias muit
18 And I say also unto thee, That thou firti come:
art Peter, and upon this rock 1 will build 11 And Jesus answered and said unto them,
my church; and the gates of hell shall not Elias truly shall frit come, and restore ali
prevail against it.

things. 19 And will give unto thee the keys of 12 But I fay unto you, That Elias is come the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever already, and they knew him not, but have thou thalt hind on earth Mall be bound in done unto him whatsoever they lifted : likeheaven: and whatsoever thou thait loose on wise ihall also the Son of man futter of them. earth thall be loosed in heaven.

13 Then the disciples underfood that he 20 Then charged he his disciples that spake unto them of John the Baptitt. they Meuld tell mo man that he was Jesus 14. And when they were come to the mul. the Christ.

titude, there came to him a certain man, 21 | From that time forth began Jesus to kneeling down to hini, and saying, shew unto his disciples, how that he muft go. 13 Lord, have mercy on my fon : for he unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of is lunatick, and fore vexed : for oft times the elders and chief priefts and scribes, and he falleth into the fire, and oft into the be killed, and be raised again the third day, water.

22 Then Peter took him, and began to re- 16 And I brought him to thy disciples, and buke him, saying, Be it far from thee, Lord: they could not cure him. this thall not be unto thee.

17 Then Jesus answered and said, O faith. 23 But he turned, and said urto Peter, Get less and perverse generation, How long thall thee behind me, Satan : thou art an offenee i be with you? How long shall I luter you? unto me: for thou savoureft got the things Bring him hither to me. that be of God, but those that be of men. 18 And Jesus rebuked the devil ; and he de.

24 | Then said Jesus unto his lifciples, If parted out of him: and the child was cured any man will come after nie, let him deny from that very hour. himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. 19 Then came the disciples to jesus apart,

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20 And Jesus said unto them, Because of doth he not leave the ninety and nine, aná your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, if goeth into the mountains, and seekech that ye have faith as a grain of muftard seed, ye which is gone astray! ihall say unto this mountain, Remove hence 13 And if so be that he find it, verily i say to yonder place; and it shall remove ; and unto you, He rejoiceth more of that seems nothing thall be impoisible unto you. than of the ninety and nine which went noi

21 Flowbe it, this kind goeth' not out but aftray. by prayer and fatting.

14 'Even so it is not the will of your Fa. 22. And while they abode in Galilee, je. ther which is in heaven, that one of thele fus said unto them, the son of man shall be little ones thould perish. betrayed into the hands of men ;

15 Moreover if thy brother thali trefa 23. And they mall kill him, and the third pars against thee, go and tell him his fault day he shall be raised again. And they were between thee and him alone : if he fall hear exceeding sorry.

thee, thou hart gained thy brother. 24 And when they were come to Caper. 16 But if he will not hear tbce, oben take naum, they that reccived tribute money came with thee one or two more, that in the to Peter, and said, Doth

not your Maiter pay mouth of two or three witneiles every word tribute ?

may be eftablithed. 25 He faith, Yes. And when he was come 17 And if he shall negle& to hear them, telt into the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, it unto the church : but if he neglect to hear What thinkett thou, Simon?

Of whom do the the church, let him be unto thee as an heakings of the earth take custom or tribute then man and a publican. or iheir own children, or of strangers ! 18 Verily I say unto you, whatsoever ye

26 Peter saith unto him, of trangers, Mall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: Jefus faith unto him, Then are the childien and whatsoever ye thall loose ou earth thali ine.

be loosed in heaven. 27 Notwithfanding, left we thould offend 19 Again I say unto you, That if two of you them, go thou to the sea, and cast an hook, shalí agree on earth as touching any thing and take up the fish that nirit cometh

up; and that they thall ark, it shall be done for them when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt of my father which is in heaven. find a piece of money: that take, and give 20 For where two or three are gathered untu them for me and thee.

together in any name, there am I in the CHA P. XVIII.

midit of them. I Chrif teacheth to be humble. y Touching 21. Then came Peter to him, and said,

of inces, 21 and forgiving one another. Lord, How oft fhall my brother in againft A

T the same time came the disciples un- me, and I forgive him! Till seven times!

to Jelus, saying, Who is the greater in 22 Jesus faith unto him, I say not unto the kingdom of heaven!

thee, Until feven times; but, Until seventy 2 And Jesus called a little child unto him, times seven. and set him in the midit of them,

23 $ Therefore is the kingdom of heaven 3. And said, Verily I say unto you, Except likened unto a certain king, which would ye be converted, and become as little chil- take account of his (crvants. dren, ye ihall not enter into the kingdom of 24 And when he had begun to reckon, heaven.

one' was brought unto him which owed 4 Whosoever therefore thall humble him. bim ten thousand talents : self as this little child, the same is greatest 25 But forasmuch as he had not to pay, in the kingdom of heaven.

his lord commanded him to be sold, and his $ And whoso fhall receive one such little wife and children, and all that he had, and child in my name receiveth me.

payment to be maie. 6 But whoro fall offend one of these little 26 The servant therefore fell down, and ones whichobelieve in me, it were better for worshipped him, saying, Lord, have pa him that a millione were hanged about his ticnce with me, and I will pay thee all. neck, and that he were drowned in the depth 27 Then the lord of that servant was of the sea.

moved with compaifion, and looked him, 79 Woe unto the world because of offences ! and forgave him the debt. for it must needs be that offences come;

28 But the same servant went out, and but woe to that man by whom the offence found one of his fellow-servants, which owed cometh !

him an hundred pence; and he laid hands on 8 Wherefore if thy hand or thy foot offend him, and took bin by the throat, saying, Pay thee, cut them off, and cost the from thee: me that thou oweit. it is better for thee to enter into life halt or 29 And his fellow.servant fell down at his maimed, rather than having two hands or feet, and besought him, saying, Have patience Iwo fcet to be caft into everlaiting fire. with me, and I will pay thee all.

9 And if thine cye offend thee, pluck it out, 30 And he would not; but went and caft and cast it from thee: it is better for thee to him into prison, till be should pay the cnter into life with one eye, rather than hav. debt. ing two eyes to be cast into hell fire.

31 So when his fellow-servants law what io Take heed that ye despise not one of was done, they were very forry, and came theic little ones; for I lay unto you, That in and told urto their lord all that was done. heaven their angels do always behold the 32 Then his lord, after that he had called face oi my Father which is in heaven. him, said unto hini, O thou wicked servant

1 For the son of man is come to save that I forgave thee all that debt, because thos which was lost.

defiredtt me: 12 How think yer If a man have an hur. 33 Shoulder aot thou allo haye had cor.

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Chap. xix, XX. The labourers in the vineyard. paffion on thy fellow-servant, even as I had commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou pity on thee

fhalt not bear false witnels. 34 And his lord was wroth, and delivered 19 Honour thy father and thy mother, and, him to the tormentors, till he thould pay all Thou thalt love thy neighbour as thyselt. that was due unto him.

20 The young man faith unto him, All 35 So likewise thall my heavenly Father do these things have I kept from my youth up : allo unto you, if ye ironi your hearts forgive What lack I yet? not every one his brother their trespasses. 21 Jelus raid unto him, If thou wilt be CHA P. XIX.

perfeci, go and sell that thou hart, and give a Chrif healerh the sick. 3 Answereld the to the poor, and thou thalt have treasure in

Pharisees touching divorcement. 16 How heaven; and come and follow me. to attain everlafting life.

22 But when the young man heard that A

ND it came to pass, that when Jesus had saying, he went away sorrowful: for he had Galilee, and came into the coaits of jude? 23. Then said Jesus unto his disciples, beyond Jordan;

Verily I say unto you, That a rich man mali 2 And great multitudes followed hini ; and hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven. he healed them there.

24 And again I say unto you, it is easier 3 The Pharisees also came unto him, for a camel to go through the eye of a tempiing him, and saying unto him, Is it needle, than for a rich man to enter into lawful for a man to put away his wife for the kingdom of God. every caure?

25 When his disciples heard it, they were 4 'And he answered and said unto them, exceedingly amazed, saying, who then can Have ye not read, that he which made then be saved? at the beginning made them male and fe- 26 But Jesus be held them, and said unto male.

them, With inen this is impoisible; but with 5 And said, For this caufe shall a man God all things are pofiible. leave father and mother, and thall cleave to 27 | Then answered Peter and said unto his wife : and they twain thall be one feth? him, Behold, we have foríaken all, and fol.

6 Wheretore they are no more twain, but lowed thee; What thall we have therefore! one ficth. What therefore God hath joined ,28 And Jesus said unto them, Verily l lay together, let not man put afunder.

unto you, That ye which have followed me 7 They say unto him, why did Moses then jo the regeneration, when the son or man command to give a writing of divorcement, thall fit in the throne of his glory, ye also and to put her away!

thall fit upon twelve thrones, judging the 8 He faith unto them, Moses because of twelve tribes of Israel. the hardness of your hearts suffered you to ,29 And every one that hath forsaken hou. puc away your wives: but froin the begin. ses, or brethren, or fitters, or facher, or mo. Aing it was not so.

ther, or wife, or children, or lands, for my 9 And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put name's sake, mall receive an hunured fold and away his wife, except it be for fornication, shall inherit everlafing ifc. and shall marry another, comniitteth adul 30 But many that are first fall be laft, and tery: and whoro marrieth her which is put the latt ball be first. a way doth commit adultery.

CHA P. XX. 10 g His disciples say unto him, If the case i of the lebourers in the vineyard. 20 Chrift of the man be so with his wife, it is not good teacheth his disciples to be lowiy. to marry 11 But he said unto them, All men cannot

POR the kingdom of heaven is like unto a FOR

man that is an householder, which went receive this saying, save obey to whom it is out early in the morning to hire labourers given.

into his vineyard. 12 for there are some eunuchs, which 2 And when he had agree with the 12. were so born from their mother's womb; bourers for a ponny a day, he sent them into and there are some eunuchs, which were his vineyard. made eunuchs of men; and there be eunuchs, 3 And he went out about the third hour, and which have made themselves eunul hs for the saw others flanding idle in the market-place. kingdom of heaven's fake. He that is able to 4 And said unto them, Go ye also into the receive it, let him receive it.

vineyarıt, and whatsoever is right I will give 13 Then were there brought unto him you. And they went their way. little children, that he mould put his hands 15 Again he went out about the fixth and on them, anu pray: and the disciples rc. ninth nour, and did likewise. buked them.

6 And about the eleventh hour he went out 14 But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and found others ftanding idle, and faith unto and forbid them not, to come unto me; for them, Why iland ye here all the day idle ! of such is the kingdom of heaven.

7 They say unto him, Because no‘man hath 15 And he laid bis hands on them, and de- hired us. He saith unto them, Go ye alfo parted thence.

into the vineyard; and whatsoever is right, 16 And, behold, one came and said unto that shall yo receive. him, Good Maftcr, what good thing ihall I 8 So when even was come, the lord of the do, that I may have eternal life?

vincyard faith unto his iteward, Cali the la. 17 And he said unto him, Why calleft thou bourers, and give them their hire, beginning me good ? tbere is none good but one, that from the latt unto the first. is, God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep 9 And when they came that were bired the commandments.

about the eleventh hour, they received every 18 He faith unto him, Which? Jesus faid, mana penny. Thou thalt do no murder, Thou trait not 10 But when the first came, they supposed

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