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The bloody issue healed. ciples of John, saying, Why do 24 He said unto them, Give we and the Pharisees fast oft, but place: for the maid is not dead, thy disciples fast not? but sleepeth. And they laughed
15 And Jesus said unto them, him to scorn. Can the children of the bride- 25 But when the people were chamber mourn, as long as the put forth, he went in, and took bridegroom is with them? but her by the hand, and the maid the days will come when the arose.
bridegroom shall be taken from 26 And the fame hereof went them, and then shall they fast. Jabroad into all that land.
16 No man putteth a piece of 27 ¶ And when Jesus departed new cloth unto an old garment; thence, two blind men followed for that which is put in to fill it him, crying, and saying, Thou son up taketh from the garment, and of David, have mercy on us. the rent is made worse.
28 And when he was come into
17 Neither do men put new the house, the blind men came to wine into old bottles; else the him: and Jesus saith unto them, bottles break, and the wine run- Believe ye that I am able to do neth out, and the bottles perish: this? They said unto him, Yea, but they put new wine into new Lord.
bottles, and both are preserved.
29 Then touched he their eyes, 18 While he spake these saying, According to your faith things unto them, behold, there be it unto you.
came a certain ruler and worship- 30 And their eyes were openped him, saying, My daughter is ed; and Jesus straitly charged even now dead: but come, and them, saying, See that no man lay thy hand upon her, and she know it.
31 But they, when they were 19 And Jesus arose, and fol-departed, spread abroad his fame lowed him, and so did his disci- in all that country.
32 As they went out, behold, 20 T (And, behold, a woman, they brought to him a dumb man which was diseased with an issue possessed with a devil.
of blood twelve years, came be- 33 And when the devil was cast hind him, and touched the hem of out, the dumb spake: and the his garment: multitudes marvelled, saying, It 21 For she said within herself, was never so seen in Israel. If I may but touch his garment, Í 34 But the Pharisees said, He casteth out devils through the
shall be whole.
22 But Jesus turned him about, prince of the devils. and when he saw her, he said, 35 And Jesus went about all the Daughter, be of good comfort; cities and villages, teaching in thy faith hath made thee whole. their synagogues, and preaching And the woman was made whole the gospel of the kingdom, and from that hour.) healing every sickness, and every 23 ¶And when Jesus came into disease among the people. the ruler's house, and saw the 36 ¶ But when he saw the mulminstrels and the people making titudes, he was moved with coma noise, passion on them, because they
Christ sendeth out his Chap. x. fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd.
twelve apostles to preach.
11 And into whatsoever city or town ye shall enter, enquire who 37 Then saith he unto his dis-in it is worthy; and there abide ciples, The harvest truly is plen-till ye go thence.
teous, but the labourers are few. 12 And when ye come into an 38 Pray ye therefore the Lord house, salute it.
of the harvest, that he will send
The apostles sent to preach.
13 And if the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it: but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.
14 And whosoever shall not re
Abim his twelve disciples, heceive you, nor hear your words,
gave them power against unclean when ye depart out of that house, spirits, to cast them out, and to or city, shake off the dust of your heal all manner of sickness, and feet.
all manner of disease.
15 Verily I say unto you, It 2 Now the names of the twelve shall be more tolerable for the land apostles are these; The first, Si-of Sodom and Gomorrha, in the mon, who is called Peter, and day of judgment, than for that city. Andrew his brother; James the 16 T Behold, I send you forth son of Zebedee, and John his as sheep in the midst of wolves: brother; be ye, therefore, wise as serpents,
3 Philip, and Bartholomew; and harmless as doves. Thomas, and Matthew the pub- 17 But beware of men: for they lican; James the son of Alpheus, will deliver you up to the counand Lebbeus, whose surname was cils, and they will scourge you in Thaddeus ; their synagogues :
4 Simon the Canaanite, and Ju- 18 And ye shall be brought bedas Iscariot, who also betrayed fore governors and kings for my him. sake, for a testimony against them
5 These twelve Jesus sent forth, and the Gentiles. and commanded them, saying,
19 But when they deliver you Go not into the way of the Gen-up, take no thought how or what tiles, and into any city of the Sa-ye shall speak for it shall be gimaritans enter ye not: ven you in that same hour what
6 But go rather to the lost sheep ye shall speak. of the house of Israel.
20 For it is not ye that speak, 7 And as ye go, preach, saying, but the Spirit of your father The kingdom of heaven is at hand. which speaketh in you.
8 Heal the sick, cleanse the 21 And the brother shall delilepers, raise the dead, cast out ver up the brother to death, and devils: freely ye have received, the father the child: and the chilfreely give. dren shall rise up against their pa9 Provide neither gold, nor sil-rents, and cause them to be put ver, nor brass in your purses; to death.
10 Nor scrip for your journey, 22 And ye shall be hated of all neither two coats, neither shoes, men for my name's sake: but he nor yet staves: for the workman that endureth to the end shall be is worthy of his meat. saved.
Christ comforts his apostles. S. Matthew.
His testimony of John.
23 But when they persecute at variance against his father, and you in this city, flee ye into ano-the daughter against her mother, ther for verily I say unto you, and the daughter-in-law against Ye shall not have gone over the her mother-in-law.
cities of Israel, till the Son of man 36 And a man's foes shall be be come. they of his own household. 24 The disciple is not above 37 He that loveth father or mohis master, nor the servant above ther more than me, is not worthy his lord. of me: and he that loveth son or
25 It is enough for the disciple daughter more than me, is not that he be as his master, and the worthy of me.
servant as his lord. If they have 38 And he that taketh not his called the master of the house cross, and followeth after me, is Beelzebub, how much more shall not worthy of me.
that shall not be known.
they call them of his household? 39 He that findeth his life, shall 26 Fear them not, therefore : lose it: and he that loseth his life for there is nothing covered, that for my sake shall find it. shall not be revealed; and hid, 40 He that receiveth you, receiveth me; and he that receiveth 27 What I tell you in darkness, me, receiveth him that sent me. that speak ye in light: and what 41 He that receiveth a prophet hear in the ear, that preach ye in the name of a prophet, shall reupon the housetops. ceive a prophet's reward; and he
28 And fear not them which that receiveth a righteous man, in kill the body, but are not able to the name of a righteous man, shall kill the soul: but rather fear him receive a righteous man's reward. which is able to destroy both soul 42 And whosoever shall give to and body in hell. drink unto one of these little ones
29 Are not two sparrows sold a cup of cold water only, in the for a farthing? and one of them name of a disciple, verily I say shall not fall on the ground with- unto you, He shall in no wise lose out your Father. his reward.
30 But the very hairs of your head are all numbered.
31 Fear yenot, therefore, ye are
of more value than many spar AND it came to pass, when
32 Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven.
Jesus had made an end of commanding his twelve disciples, he departed thence, to teach and to preach in their cities.
2¶Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples,
33 But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also 3 And said unto him, Art thou deny before my Father which is he that should come, or do we in heaven. look for another?
34 Think not that I am come to 4 Jesus answered and said unto send peace on earth: I came not them, Go and shew John again. to send peace, but a sword. those things which ye do hear and
35 For I am come to set a man see:
upbraided. 5 The blind receive their sight, ing nor drinking, and they say, and the lame walk; the lepers are He hath a devil.
cleansed, and the deaf hear; the 19 The Son of man came eating dead are raised up, and the poor and drinking, and they say, Behave the gospel preached to them. hold, a man gluttonous, and a 6 And blessed is be, whoso-wine-bibber, a friend of publicans ever shall not be offended in me. and sinners: but Wisdom is jus¶ And as they departed, Jesus tified of her children.
began to say unto the multitudes 20 T Then began he to upbraid concerning John, What went ye the cities wherein most of his out into the wilderness to see? A mighty works were done, because reed shaken with the wind? they repented not :
8 But what went ye out for to 21 Woe unto thee, Chorazin! see? A man clothed in soft rai-woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if ment? behold, they that wear soft the mighty works which were done clothing are in kings houses. in you, had been done in Tyre
9 But what went ye out for to and Sidon, they would have resee? A prophet? yea, I say unto pented long ago in sackcloth and you, and more than a prophet.
10 For this is be, of whom it is 22 But I say unto you, It shall written, Behold, I send my mes-be more tolerable for Tyre and senger before thy face, which Sidon, at the day of judgment, shall prepare thy way before thee. than for you.
11 Verily, I say unto you, A- 23 Andthou, Capernaum, which mong them that are born of wo-lart exalted unto heaven, shalt be men, there hath not risen a great-brought down to hell: for if the er than John the Baptist: not-mighty works which have been withstanding, he that is least in done in thee had been done in the kingdom of heaven is greater Sodom, it would have remained than he. until this day.
12 And from the days of John 24 But I say unto you, That it the Baptist, until now, the king-shall be more tolerable for the dom of heaven suffereth violence, land of Sodom, in the day of judgand the violent take it by force. ment, than for thee. 13 For all the prophets and the Jaw prophesied until John.
25 ¶ At that time Jésus answered and said, I thank thee, O Fa14 And if ye will receive it, this ther, Lord of heaven and earth, is Elias which was for to come. because thou hast hid these things 15 He that hath ears to hear, from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them tinto babes.
let him hear.
26 Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in thy sight.
16 But whereunto shall I liken this generation? It is like unto children sitting in the markets, 27 All things are delivered unto and calling unto their fellows, me of my Father and no man 17 And saying, We have piped knoweth the Son, but the Father, unto you, and ye have not dan-neither knoweth any man the Fa ced; we have mourned unto you,ther, save the Son, and be to and ye have not lamented. whomsoever the Son will reveal
18 For John came neither eat-bim.
The Pharisees reproved. S. Matthew. The withered hand healed.
28 ¶ Come unto me, all ye that ing, Is it lawful to heal on the labour and are heavy laden, and I sabbath-days? that they might will give you rest. accuse him.
29 Take my yoke_upon you, 11 And he said unto them, and learn of me; for I am meek What man shall there be among and lowly in heart and ye shall you, that shall have one sheep, find rest unto your souls. and if it fall into a pit on the saband bath-day, will he not lay hold on it, and lift it out?
30 For my yoke is easy, my burden is light.
12 How much then is a man
Blasphemy against the Holy Ghost. better than a sheep? Wherefore it T that time Jesus went on is lawful todo well on the sabbath
A the sabbath-day through the days.
corn; and his disciples were an 13 Then saith he to the man, hungered, and began to pluck the Stretch forth thine hand. And he ears of corn, and to eat. stretched it forth; and it was re
2 But when the Pharisees saw stored whole, like as the other. it, they said unto him, behold, 14 T Then the Pharisees went thy disciples do that which is not out, and held a council against lawful to do upon the sabbath-day. him, how they might destroy him.
3 But he said unto them, Have 15 But when Jesus knew it, he ye not read what David did when withdrew himself from thence: he was an hungered, and they and great multitudes followed him, that were with him; and he healed them all;
4 How he entered into the house 16 And charged them that they of God, and did eat the shew, should not make him known: bread, which was not lawful for 17 That it might be fulfilled him to eat, neither forthem which which was spoken by Esaias the were with him, but only for the prophet, saying,
18 Behold my servant, whom I 5 Or, have ye not read in the have chosen; my beloved, in law, how that, on the sabbath-days, whom my soul is well pleased: I the priests in the temple profane will put my spirit upon him, and the sabbath, and are blameless? he shall shew judgment to the 6 But I say unto you, That in Gentiles. this place is one greater than the 19 He shall not strive, nor cry; temple. neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets.
7 But if ye had known what this meaneth, I will have mercy,
20 A bruised reed shall he not and not sacrifice, ye would not break, and smoking flax shall he have condemned the guiltless. not quench, tillhe send forth 8 For the Son of man is Lord judgment unto victory. even of the sabbath-day.
21 And in his name shall the 9¶ And when he was departed Gentiles trust.
thence, he went into their syna- 22 ¶ Then was brought unto gogue: Jhim one possessed with a devil, 10 And, behold, there was afblind and dumb: and he healed man which had his hand wither-him, insomuch that the blind and ed. And they asked him, say-dumb both spake and saw.