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thy father and mother : and, He that curseth thee eveu es thou wilt. And her daughter failer or mother, let him die the death. was made whole from that very hour.

5 But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his 29 | And Jesus departed from thence, and father or his mother, It is a gift, by whatso- came nigh unto the sea of Galilee; and went ever thou mightest be profited by me, up into a mounain, and sat down there.

6 And honour not his father or his mother, 30 And great multitudes came unto him, he shuill be free. Thas have ye made the having with them those that were lame, blind, connnandment of God of none effect by your dumb, maimed, and many others, and cast tradition.

them down at Jesus' feet, and he healed them; 7 Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy 31 Insomuch that the multitude wonderof you, saying,

ed, when they saw the dumb to speak, the & This people draweth nigh unto me with maimed to be whole, the lame to walk, and their mouth, and bonogreth me with their the blind to see : and they glorified the God ips; but their heart is far from me. of Israel.

9 But in vain they do worship me, teaching 32 | Then Jesus called his disciples unto for doctrines the commandments of men. him, and said, I have compassion on the mul

101 And he called the multitude, and said titude, because they continue with me now onto them, Hear, and understand: three days, and have nothing to ea' ; and

11 Not that which goeth into the mouth I will not send them away fasting, hest they defileth a man; but that which cometh out faipt in the way. of the mouth, this defileth a man.

33 And his disciples say unto him, Whence 12 Then came his disciples, and said unto should we have so much bread in the wilderhim, Knowest thou that the Pharisees were ness, as to fill so great a multitude ? offended, after they heard this saying?

34 And Jesus saith unto them, How many 13 But he answered and said, Every plant, loaves have ye? And they said, Seven, and which my heavenly Father hath not piant- a few little fishes. ed, shall be rooted up.

35 And le commanded the multitude to 14 Let them alone: they be blind leaders sit down on the ground, of the blind. And if the blindlead the blind, 36 And he took the seven loaves and the toth shall fall into the ditch.

fishes, and gave thanks, and brake them, and 15 Then answered Peter, and said unto gave to his disciples, and the disciples to the sim, Declare unto us this parable.

multitude. 16 And Jesus said, Are ye also yet without 37 And they did all eat, and were filled : understanding?

and they took up of the broken meat thai 17 Do not ye yet understand, that what was left seven baskets full. soever entereth in at the mouth goeth into 38 And they that did eat were four thou the belly, and is cast out into the draught? sand men, besides women and children.

18 But those things wbich proceed out of 39 And he sent away the multitude and took the mouth come forth from the heart; and ship, and came into the coasts of Magdala they defile the man.

CHAP. XVI. 19 For out of the heart proceed evil THE Pharisees also, with the Sadducees, thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, came, and, tempting, desired him that thefts, false witness, blasphemies: he would shew them a sign from heaven.

20 These are the things which defile a man: He answered and said unto them, When but to eat with unwashen bands defileth not it is evening, ye say, It will be fair weather ;

for the sky is red: 21 1 Then Jesus went thence, and depart 3 And in the morning, It er ill be foul weaed into the coasts of Tyre and Sidon. ther to-day; for the sky is red and lowering

22 And, behold, a woman of Canaan came O ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of out of the same coasts, and cried unto him, the sky; but can ye not discern the signs of saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou son the times ? of David; my daughter is grievously vexed 4 A wicked and adulterous generation seck. with a devil.

eth after a sign; and there shall no sign be 23 But he answered her not a word. And given unto it, but the sign of the prophet his disciples came and besought him, saying, Jonas. And he left them, and departed. Send her away; for she crieth aster us. 51 And when his disciples were come to the

24 But he answered and said, I am not sent other side, they had forgotten to take bread. but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel. 6 Then Jesus said unto them, Take heed,

25 Then came she and worshipped him, and beware of the leaves of the Pharisees saying, Lord, help me.

and of the Sadducees. 26 But he answered and said, It is not 7 And they reasoned among themselves, mcet to take the childreu's bread, and to cast saying, It is because we have taken no hread. it to dogs.

8 Which when Jesus perceived, he said unto 27 And she said, Truth, Lord: yet the them,Qyee inte faith, why reason ye among dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their yourscives,becauseye have brought no bread; master's table.

9 Do ye not yet understand, neither re28 Then Jesus answered and said unto ner, member the five loaves of the five thousand, O woman, great is thy faith: be it into an how many baskets ye look up?

a man.

man, ain?

10 Nelther the seven loaves of the four eth them up into an high mountain apart, thousand, and how many baskets ye took up?..2 And was transfigured before them; and

11 How is it that ye do not understand bis face did shine as the sun, and his raiment that I spake it not to you concerning bread, was white as the light. that ye should bcware of the leaven of the 3 And, behold, there appeured unto them Pharisees and of the Sadducees? Moses and Elias talking with him.

12 Then understood they how that he hade 4 Then answered Peter, and said unto Jesus, them not beware of the leaven of bread, but Lord, it is good for us to be here : is thou wilt, of the doctrine of the Pharisees and of the let us make here three tabernacles; one for Sadducees.

thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias. 13 1 When Jesus came into the coasts of 5 While he yet spake, behold, a bright Cesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, say- cloud overshadowed them: and hebold a ing, Whom do men say that I, the Son of voice out of the cloud, which said, This is

my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleas14 And they said, Some say that thou art ed; hear ye him. Joby the Baptist ; some, Elias; and others, 6 And when the disciples heard it, they Jeremias, or one of the prophets. fell on their face, and were sore afraid.

15 He saith unto them, But wliom say ye 7 And Jesus caine and touched them, and that I am ?

said, Arise, and be not afraid. 16 And Simon Peter answered and said, 8 And when they had listed up their eyes, Thou art the Christ,the Son of the living God. they saw no man, save Jesus only.

17 And Jesus answered and said unto him, 9 And as they came down from the moun. Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-jona : for flesh lain, Jesus charged them, saying, Tell the and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, vision to no man, until the Son of man le but my Father which is in heaven. risen again from the dead.

18 And I say also unto thee, That thou 10 1 And his disciples asked him, saying, art Peter; and upon this rock I will build Why then say the scribes that Elias must my church, and the gales of hell shall not first come ? prevail against it.

11 And Jesus answered and said unto 19 And I will give unto thee the keys of them, Elias truly sball first coine, and rethe kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou store all things. shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven; 12 But I say unto you, That Elias is come and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth already, and they knew him not, but bare shall be loosed in heaven.

done unto him whatsoever they listed : like. 20 Then charged he his disciples that they wise shall also the Son of man suffer of them should tell no inan that he wasJesus the Chrisi. 13 Then the disciples understood that be

21 | From that time forth began Jesus to spake unto them of John the Baptist. shew unto his disciples, how that he must go 14 | And when they were come to the unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of multitude, there came to him a certain man, the elders, and chief priests, and scribes, and kneeling down to bim, and saying, be killed, and be raised again the third day. 15 Lord, have mercy ou my son ; for he is

22 Then Peter took him, and began to re- lunatick, and sore vexed : for oft-times he huke him, saying, Be it far from thee, Lord: falleth into the fire, and oft into the water. this shall not be unto thee.

16 And I brought him to thy disciples, and 23 But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get they could not cure him. thee behind me, Satan; thou art an offence 17 Then Jesus answered and said, O faithunto me: for thou savourest not the things less and perverse generation, how long shall that be of God, but those that be of men. I be with you ? how long shall I suffer you

24 | Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If Bring him hither to me. any man will come after me, let him deny 18° And Jesus rebuked the devil; and he hinself, and take up his cross, and follow me. departed out of him: and the child was cured

25 For whosoever will save his life shall from that very hour. lose it; and whosoever will lose his life for 19 Then

came the disciples to Jesus apart, iny sake shall find it.

and said, Why could not we cast him out ? 26 for what is a man profited, if he shall 20 And Jesus said unto them, Because of gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If or what shall a man give in exchange for his ye have faith as a grain of mustard-seed, ye soul?

shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence 27For the Son of man shall come in the glory to yonder place, and it shall remove; and of his Father, with his angels; and then he nothing shall be impossible unto you. shall reward every man according to his 21 Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by works.

prayer and fasting. 28Veri!y I say unto you, There be some stan 22 1 And, while they abode in Galilee, ding here which shall not taste of death, till Jesus said unto them, The son of man shali theysee the Son ofman coming in his kingdom. be betrayed into the hands of men; CHAP. XVII.

23 And they shall kill him, and the third AND after six days: Josus taketh Peter, day he shall be raised again. And they were

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24 1 And when they were coine to Ca-, pass against thee, go and tell him bis foule pernaum, they that received tribute-money between thee and him alone: if he shall bear came to Peter, and said, Doth not your thee, thou hast gained thy brother. Master pay tribute ?

16 But if he will not hear thee, then take 25 Fle saith, Yes. And when he was come with thee one or two more, that in the mouth into the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, or two or three witnesses every word may be What thinkest thou, Simon ? of whoin do established. the kivgs of the earth take custom or t:ibute? 17 And if he shall neglect to hear them, of their own children, or of strangers ? tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to

26 Peter saith unto him, Of strangers. Je-hear the church, let him be unto thec as an kis saith unto him, Then are the children free. heathen man and a publican.

27 Notwithstanding, lest we should offend 18 Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye them, go thuu to the sea, and cast an hook, shall bind on earih shall be bound in heaveis: and take up the fish thai first cometh up; and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth skill and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou be loosed in heaven. shalt find a piece of money: that take, and 19 Again I say unto you, That if two of give unto them for me and thee.

you shall agree on earth as touching any CHAP. XVIII.

ihing that they shall ask, it shali be done for T the same time came the disciples unto them of my Father which is in heaven.

20 For where two or three are gathered the kingdom of heaven?

together in my name, there am 1 in the 2 And Jesus called a little child unto him, midst of them. and set him in the midst of them,

21 | Then came Petor to him, and said, 3 And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye Lord, how ofi shall my brother sin againsi de converted, and become as little children,ye me, and I forgive him? till seven times ? shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. 29 Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto

4 Whosoever therefore shall humble him-thee, Until seven times; but, Uniil seveniy tell as this little child, the same is greatest times seven. in the kingdom of heaven.

23 Therefore is the kingdom of heaven 5 And whoso shall receive one such little likened unto a certain king; which would child in any name receiveth me.

take account of his servants. 6 Bu whoso shall offend one of these little 24 And when he had begun to reckon, one ones which believe in me, it were better for was brought into him which owed him len him that a inillstone were hanged about his thousand calents : neck, and that he were drowned in the depth 25 But forasmuch as he had not to pay, ofllie sea.

bis lord commanded him to be sold, and his 7 Woe unto the world because of of- wife and children, and all that he had, and fenecs! for it must needs be that offences payment to be made. come; but woe to that man by whom the 26 The servant therefore fell down and offence cometh !

worshipped him, saying, Lord, have patience 8 Wherefore, if thy hand or thy foot offend with me, and I will pay thee ail. thee, cut them off, and cast them froin thee: 27 Then the lord of that servant was muit is better for thee to enter into life halt or ved with compassion, and loosed him, and maimed, rather than having two hands, or forgave him the debt. lwo feet, to be cast into everlasting fire. 28 But the same servant went out, and

9 And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out, found one of his fellow-servants, which owed and cant it from thee: it is better for thee to him an hundred pence; and he laid hands on enter into life with one eye, rather than hav. him, and took him by the throat, saying, Pay ing two eyes to low cast into hell-fire. me iha! thou owest.

10 ? Take heed that ye despise not one of 29 And bis fellow-servant fell down at luis these little ones: for I say unto you, That feet, and besought him, saying, Have pain heaven their angels do always behold the tience with me, and I wili pay thee all. fave of my Father which is in heaven. 30 And he would not : but went and cast

11 For the Son of man is come to save him into prison, till he should pay the debt. that which was lost.

31 So when his fellow-servants saw what 19 How think ye? If a man have an bun- was done, they were very sorry, and came drer! sheep, and one of them be gone astray, and told unto their lord all that was done. doth be not leave the ninety and nine, and 32 Then his lord, after that he had called gorth into the mountains, and seeketh thau llim, said unto him, O thou wicked servant, which is gone astray?

I forgave thee all that debt, because thou des 13 And if so be that he find it, verily I say siredst me: unlo you, He rejoiceth inore of that sheep, 33 Shouldest not thou also have had comthan of the ninety and nine which went not passion on thy fellow-servant, even as I had astray.

pity on thee 14 Even so it is not the will of your Fa:her 34 And his lord was wroth, and delivered which is in heaven, that one of these liule him to the tormentors, till he should pay all ues should perish.

that was due unto hiin. 15 í Moreover, if thy brother shall tres 35 So likewise

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do also unto you, if ye from your hearts for-sand, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as in self give not everyone his brother their trespasses. 20 The young man saith unto hiin, All CHAP. XIX.

these things have I kept from my youth up A what wekileri had finished these sayings, he depart

21 Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be per. ed from Galilee, and came into the coasts of fect, go and sell that thou hast, and give te Judea beyond Jordan:

the poor, and thou shall have treasure in 2 And great multitudes followed him; and heaven; and come and follow me. he healed them there.

22 But when the young man heard the 3 | The Pharisees also came unto him, saying, he went away sorrowful: for bie haa tempting him, and saying unto him, Is it great possessions lawfiu for a man to put away his wise for 23 Then said Jesus unto his disciples, every cause?

Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shali 4And he answered and said unto them, Have hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven. ye not read, that he which made them at the 24 And again I say unto you, It is easier beginning, made them male and female; for a camel to go through the eye of a neeule,

5 And said, For this cause shall a man leave than for a rich man to enter into the king's father and mother, and shall cleave to his dom of God. wife: and they twain shall be one flesb? 25 When his disciples heard it, they were

6 Wherefore they are no more iwain, but exceedingly amazed, saying, Who then can one flesh. What therefore God hath joined be saved? Together, !et not man put asunder.

26 But Jesus beheld them, and said unto 7 They say unto him, Why did Moses them, With men this is impossible; but with then command to give a writing of divorcc- God all things are possible. inent, and to put her away?

27 9 Then answered Peter, and said unto 8 He saith unto them, Moses, because of him, Behold, we have forsaken all, and fol. the hardness of your hearts, sutfered you toj lowed thee; what shall we have therefore? put away your wives: but from the begin 28 And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say ring it was not so.

mto you, That ye which have followed wie 9 And I say unto you, Whosoever shall in the regeneration, when the Son or man put away his wife, except it be for forvica-shall șit in the throne of his glory, ye als sion, and shall marry another, commiueth shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the adultery; and whoso marrieth her which is twelve tribes of Israel. put away doth commit adultery.

29 And every one that hath forsaken 10 His disciples say unto him, If the case houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or of the man be so with his wise, it is not good mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for lo marry

my name's sake, shall receive an hundred11 But he said unto them, All men can- told, and shall inherit everlasting life. not receive this saying, save they to whom il 30 But many that are first shall be list, is given.

and the last shall be first. 12 For there are some eunuchs, which

CHAP XX. were so born from their mother's womb; and TOR the kingdom of heaven is like into a there are some eunuchs, which were made man thut is an householder, which went eunuchs of men; and there be eunuchs, out early in the morning to hire labourers which have made themselves eunuchs for into bis vineyard. the kingdom of heaven's sake. He that isi 2 And when he had agreed with the la. able to receive it, let him receive it. bourers for a penny a-day, be sent them in

13 Then were there brought unto him to his vineyard. little children, that he should put his hands 3 And he went out about the third bour. on them, and pray: and the disciples rebuk- and saw others standing idle in the marketed them.

place, 14 But Jesus said, Suffer litle children, 4 And said unto them, Go ye also into the and forbid them not, to come unto me; for vineyard ; and whatsoever is right I will give of such is the kingdom of heaven

you. And they went their way. 15 And he laid his hands on them, and 5 Again he went out about the sixth and departed thence.

ninth hour, and did likewise. 16 11 And, behold, one came and said un 6 And about the eleventh hour he went to bim, Good Master, what good thing shaft, and found others standing idle, and saith I do, that I may have eternal life? wito them, Why stand ye here all the day

17 And he said unto hin, Why calle Cale? thou me good? there is none good but oue, 7 They say unto him, Because no man hath that is, God: but if thou will enter into lite, hired us. He saith unto them, Go ye also inkeep the commanuments.

to the vineyard; and whatsoever is right, 13 He saith unto him, Which? Jesus said, that shall ye receive. Thou shalt do no murder, Thou shalt not 8 So when even was come, the lord of the commit adultery, Thou shall not steal, Thou vineyard saith unto his steward, Call the la. skall vol bear false winess,

bourers, and give them their hire, beginning 19 Honour sy father and ihu mother from the last unto the firsi.

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9 lid hen they came that were hired. 30 And, behold, two blind men sitting by at-12 the eleventh nour, they received every the way-side, when they heard that Jesus nicat a peuy.

passed by, cried out, saying, Have mercy 10 But when the first came, they supposed on us, O Lord, thou son of David. that they should have received more; and 31 And the multitude rebuked them, bethey likewise received every man a penny. cause they should hold their peace: but they

ů And when they had received'it, they cried the more, saying, Have mercy on us, murmured agamst ihe good man of the O Lord, thou son of David. House,

32 And Jesus stood still, and called them, 12 Saying, These last have wrought bul and said, What will ye that I shall do auto pne bour, and thou hast made them equal you? 1:0 us, which have bome the burden and 33 They say unto him, Lord, that our eyes heat ol'the day.

may be opened. 13 But he answered one of them, and said, 34 So Jesus had compassion on them, and priemi, I do thee no wrong: didst not thou touched their eyes: and immediately their agree with me for a penny?

eyes received sight, and they followed hiin id Take that thine is, and go thy way: 1

CHAP. XXI. will give unto this last, even as unio ihce. 15 Is it 10t lawful for me to do whatbeill AND when they drew nigh unto Jerusa

lem, and were come to Bethphage, unwith mine owu? Is thine eye evil because I to the mount of Olives, then sent Jesus lwo An good?

disciples, it So the last shall be first, and the first 2 Saying unto them, Go into the village last: for many be called, but few chosen. over against you, and straightway ye shall

17 And Jesus, going up to Jerusalem, find an ass lied, and a colt with her: loose look the twelve disciples apart in the way, them, and bring them unto me. and said unto them,

3 And if any mum say ought unto you, ye 18 Behold, we go up to Jerusalem; and shall say, The Lord baih need of them; and The Son of man shall be betrayed unto the straightway he will send them. chief priests, and unto the scribes, and they! 4 All this was done, that it might be fulfillsnall condemn him to death,

ed which was spoken by the prophet, saying, 19 And shall deliver him to the Gentiles 5 Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy pomock, and to scourge, and to crucily King cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting him: and the third day he shall rise again. upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass.

20 1 Then came to him the mother of Ze 6 And the disciples went, and did as Jesus bedee's children with her sons, worshipping commanded them, him, and desiring a certain thing of him. 7 And brought the ass, and the colt, and

21 And he said unto her, What wilt thou ? put on them their clothes, and they set hin She saith unto him, Grant that these iny two ihereon. sons may sit, the one on thy right hand, and 8 And a very great multitude spread zhe other on the left, in thy kingdom. their garments in the way; others cut down

? But Jesus answered and sail, Ye know branches from the trees, and strewed them not what ye ask. Are ye able tv drink of in the way. the cup that I shall drink of, and to be bap 9 And the multitudes that went before, uzed with the baptism that I am baptized and that followed, cried, saying, Hosauna to with? They say unto him, We are able. the son of David: Blessed is le that comethi

23 And he saith unto them, Ye shall drink in the name of the Lord; Hosanna in the indeed of my cup, and be baptized with the highest. baptism thai I am baptized with; but to sit 10 And when he was come into Jerusalem, on my right hand, and on my left, is not all the city was moved, saying, Who is this: inine to give; but i shull be given to them for 11 And the multitude said, This is Jesus when it is prepared of my Father. the prophet of Nazareth of Galile.

4 And when the ten heard it, they were 12 si And Jesus went into the temple of moved with indiguation against the two bre-God, and cast out all them that sold and thren.

bought in the temple, and overthrew the lue 25 Bet Jesus called them into him, and bles of the money-changers, and the scais of said, l'e know tha: the princes of the Gentiles them that sold doves, exercise dominion over them, and they that 13 And said unto them, It is written, My ai: great exercise authority upon them. house shall be called the house of player

26. But it shall not be so among you: but but ye have made it a den of thieves. whosoever will be great among you, let him

14 And the blind and the lame came to be your minister;

him in the temple; and he healed them. 27 And whosoever will be chief among 15 | And when the chief priests and scribes you, let him be your servant :

saw the wonderliul things ihat be did, and 26. Even as ihe Son of man came not to the children crying in the emple, and saybe .ministered unto, but to minister, and to ing, Hosanna to the son of David; they were give his life a ransom for many.

sore displeased, 20 1 And as they departed from Jericho, 16 And said unto him, Hearest thou what La seal multitude followed him. these say? And Jesus with unto them, Yea

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