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THE

NEW TESTAMENT

OF OUR

LORD AND SAVIOUR

JESUS CHRIST,

TRANSLATED OUT OF THE ORIGINAL GREEK: AND WITH THE FORMER
TRANSLATIONS DILIGENTLY COMPARED AND REVISED,

BY HIS MAJESTY'S SPECIAL COMMAND.

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LONDON:
THE BRITISH AND FOREIGN BIBLE SOCIETY,

Instituted in the Year 1804;
146, QUEEN VICTORIA STREET.

PRINTED AT THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS.

Price One Penny.

Ruby 24mo.

1893.

Cum Privilegio.

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO

ST. MATTHEW.

THE

CHAPTER I.

Mary was espoused to Joseph, before 1 The genealogy of Christ from Abraham to they came together, she was found Joseph. 18 He was conceived by the Holy with child of the Holy Ghost. Ghost, and born of the Virgin Mary when 19 Then Joseph her husband, being she was espoused to Joseph. 19 The angel a just man, and not willing to make satisfieth the misdeeming thoughts of Joseph, her á publick example, was minded to and interpreteth the names of Christ.

put her away privily. THE book of the generation of Je- 20 But while he thought on these

sus Christ, the son of David, the things, behold, the angel of the Lord son of Abraham.

appeared unto him in a dream, saying, 2 Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judas take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that and his brethren;

which is conceived in her is of the 3 And Judas begat Phares and Zara Holy Ghost. of Thamar; and Phares begat Esrom; 21 And she shall bring forth a son, and Esrom begat Aram;

and thou shalt call his name JESUS: 4 And Aram begat Aminadab; and for he shall save his people from their Aminadab begat Naasson; and Naasson sins. begat Salmon;

22 Now all this was done, that it 5 And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab; might be fulfilled which was spoken and Booz begat Obed of Ruth; and of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Obed begat Jesse;

23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, 6 And Jesse begat David the king; and shall bring forth a son, and they and David the king begat Solomon of shall call his name Emmanuel, which her that had been the wife of Urias; being interpreted is, God with us. 7 And Solomon begat Roboam; and 24 Then Joseph being raised from Roboam begat Abia; and Abia begat sleep did as the angel of the Lord had Asa;

bidden him, and took unto him his 8 And Asa begat Josaphat; and Jo- wife: saphat begat Joram; and Joram begat 25 And knew her not till she had Ozias;

brought forth her firstborn son: and 9 And Ozias begat Joatham; and he called his name JESUS. Joatham begat Achaz; and Achaz begat Ezekias;

CHAPTER II. 10 And Ezekias begat Manasses; and 1 The arise men out oj the east ure directed to

Christ by a stor.' il They rrorship him, Manasses begat Amon; and Amon be

and offer their presents. 14 Joseph fleeth gat Josias;

into Egypt. with Jesus and his mother. 11 And Josias begat Jechonias and 16 Herod slay,eth the children : 20 himsely his brethren, about the time they were dieth. 23 Christ is brought back again into carried away to Babylon :

Galilee to Nazrreth. bylon, Jechonias begat Salathiel; and N lehem of Judæa in the days of HeSalathiel begat Zorobabel:

rod the king, behold, there came wise 13 And Zorobabel begat Abiud; and men from the east to Jerusalem, Abiud begat Eliakim; and Eliakim 2 Saying, Where is he that is born begat Azor;

King of the Jews? for we have seen 14 And Azor begat Sadoc; and Sadoc his star in the east, and are come to begat Achim; and Achim begat Eliud; worship him. 15 And Eliud begat Eleazar; and 3 When Herod the king had heard Eleazar begat Matthan; and Matthan these things, he was troubled, and all begat Jacob;

Jerusalem with him. 16 And Jacob begat Joseph the hus- 4 And when he had gathered all the band of Mary,of whom was born Jesus, chief priests and scribes of the people who is called ci

together, he demanded of them where 17 So all the generations from Abra- Christ should be born. ham to David are fourteen generations; 5 And they said unto him, In Bethand from David until the carrying a- lehem of Judæa : for thus it is written way into Babylon are fourteen gene- by the prophet, rations; and from the carrying away 6 And thou Bethlehem, in the land into Babylon unto Christ are fourteen of Juda, art not the least among the generations.

princes of Juda: for out of thee shall 18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ come a Governor, that shall rule my was on this wise: When as his mother people Israel.

I the

Heroit's massacre. ST. MATTHEW, II. John's preaching.

7 Then Herod, when he had privily did reign in Judæa in the room of his called the wise men, enquired of them father Herod, he was afraid to go thidiligently what time the star appeared, ther: notwithstanding, being warned

8 And he sent them to Bethlehem, and of God in a dream, he turned aside said, Go and search diligently for the into the parts of Galilee: young child; and when ye have found 23 And he came and dwelt in a city him, bring me word again, that I may called Nazareth: that it might be fulcome and worship him also.

filled which was spoken by the pro9 When they had heard the king, phets, He shall be called a Nazarene. they departed; and, lo, the star, which

CHAPTER III. they saw in the east, went before them, 1 John preacheth: his office: life, and bap; till it came and stood over where the

tiam. 7 He reprehendeth the Pharisees, 13 young child was.

and haptizeth Christ in Jorlan. 10 When they saw the star, they re- N those days came John the Bapjoiced with exceeding great joy. 11 And when they were come into Judæa, the house, they saw the young child 2 And saying, Repent ye: for the with Mary his mother, and fell down, kingdom of heaven is at hand. and worshipped him: and when they 3 For this is he that was spoken of by had opened their treasures, they pre- the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice sented unto him gifts; gold, and frank- of one crying in the wilderness, Preincense, and myrrh.

pare ye the way of the Lord, make his 12 And being warned of God in a paths straight. dream that they should not return to 4 And the same John had his raiment Herod, they departed into their own of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle country another way.

about his loins; and his meat was lo13 And when they were departed, be- custs and wild honey. hold, the angel of the Lord appeareth 5 Then went out to him Jerusalem, to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and all Judæa, and all the region round and take the young child and his about Jordan, mother, and flee into Egypt, and be 6 And were baptized of him in Jortnou there until I bring thee word : dan, confessing their sins. for Herod will seek the young child 7. But when he saw many of the to destroy him.

Pharisees and Sadducees comie to his 14 When he arose, he took the young baptism, he said unto them, O generachild and his mother by night, and tion of vipers, who hath warned you departed into Egypt:

to flee from the wrath to come? 15 And was there until the death of He- 8 Bring forth therefore fruits meet rod: that it inight be fulfilled which was for repentance: spoken of the Lord by the prophet, say- 9 And think not to say within youring, Out of Egypt have I called iny son. selves, We have Abraham to our fa

16 " Then Herod, when he saw that ther: for I say unto you, that God is he was mocked of the wise men, was able of these stones to raise up chil. exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and dren unto Abraham. slew all the children that were in Beth- 10 And now also the ax is laid unto lehem, and in all the coasts thereof, the root of the trees: therefore every from two years old and under, accord- tree which bringeth not forth good ing to the time which he had diligently fruit is hewn down, and cast into the enquired of the wise men.

fire. 17 Then was fulfilled that which was 11 I indeed baptize you with water spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying, unto repentance: but he that cometh

18 In Rama was there a voice heard, after me is mightier than I, whose lamentation, and weeping, and great shoes I am not worthy to bear: he mourning, Rachel weeping for her shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, children, and would not be comforted, and with fire: because they are not.

12 Whose fan is in his band, and he 19 But when Herod was dead, he will throughly purge his floor, and gahold, an angel of the Lord appeareth ther his wheat into the garner; but he in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, will burn up the chaff with unguench

20 Saying, Arise, and take the young able fire, child and his mother, and go into the 13 1 Then cometh Jesus from Galilee land of Israel: for they are dead which to Jordan unto John, to be baptized sought the young child's life.

of him. 21 And he arose, and took the young 14 But John forbad him, saying, I child and his mother, and came into have need to be baptized of thee, and the land of Israel.

comest thou to me? 22 But when he heard that Archelaus 15 And Jesus answering said unto Christ is tempted. St. MATTHEW, V. Peter, dc, called. him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus 15 The land of Zabulon, and the land it becometh us to fulfil all righteous- of Nephthalim, by the way of the sea, ness. Then he suffered him.

beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles; 16 And Jesus, when he was baptized, 16 The people which sat in darkness went up straightway out of the water: saw great light; and to them which sat and, lo, the heavens were opened un- in the region and shadow of death to him, and he saw the Spirit of God light is sprung up. descending like a dove, and lighting 17 From that time Jesus began to upon him :

preach, and to say, Repent: for the 17 And lo a voice from heaven, say- kingdom of heaven is at hand. ing, This is my beloved Son, in whom 18 And Jesus, walking by the sea I am well pleased.

of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon

called Peter, and Andrew his brother, CHAPTER IV. 1 Christ fastell, and is tempiteil

. 11 The casting a net into the sca: for they

were fishers. (nyels ininister into him. 13 le duelleth in Capernaum, 17 bejanethi to preuch, 18

19And he saith unto them, Follow me, calleth Peter, cour Andreu, 21 James, and and I will make you fishers of men. Joh», 23 anilicaleth all the dispuseil.

20 And they straightway left their T'into the wilderness to be tempted THEN was Jesus led up of the spirit nets, and followed him.

21 And going on from thence, he saw of the devil.

other two brethren, James the son of 2 And when he had fasted forty days Zebedee, and John his brother, in a and forty nights, he was afterward an ship with Zebedee their father, mendhungred.

ing their nets; and he called them. 3 And when the tempter came to 22 And they immediately left the ship him, he said, If thou be the Son of and their father, and followed him. God, command that these stones be 23 4 And Jesus went about all Galimade bread.

lee, teaching in their synagogues, and 4 But he answered and said, It is writ- preaching the gospel of the kingdom, ten, Man shall not live by bread alone, and healing all manner of sickness but by every word that proceedeth out and all manner of disease among the of the mouth of God.

people, 5 Then the devil taketh him up into 24 And his fame went throughout all the holy city, and setteth him on a Syria : and they brought unto him all pinnacle of the temple,

sick people that were taken with divers 6 And saith unto him, If thou be the diseases and torments and those which Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is were possessed with devils, and those written, Heshall give his angels charge which were lunatick, and those that concerning thee: and in their hands had the palsy; and he healed them. they shall bear thee up, lest at any time 5 And there followed him great multhou dash thy foot against a stone. titudes of people from Galilee,and from

7 Jesus said unto him, It is written Decapolis, and from Jerusalem, and again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord from Judæa, and from beyond Jordan. 8 Again, the devil taketh him up

CHAPTER V. into an exceeding high mountain, and 1 Christ beginneth his sermon in the mount: sheweth him all the kingdoms of the 3 Terlaring who are blessed, 13 who are the world, and the glory of them;

sult of the earth, 14 the light of the world, 9 And saith unto him, All these

the city on an hill, 15 tlie caille: 17 thes

he came to fulfil the lano. 21 Wlutt it is things will I give thee, if thou wilt

to kil. 27 to commit adultery, 33 to swear : fall down and worship me.

38 exhorteth to suffer zorung, 44 to love 10 Then saith Jesus unto him, Get even our enemies, 48 and to labour aftur thee hence, Satan: for it is written, perfectness.

ND , 11 Then the devil leaveth him, and, was set, his disciples came unto him:

hold, angels came and ministere 2 An he opened his mouth, and unto him.

taught them, saying, 12 Now when Jesus had heard that 3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for John was cast into prison, he departed their's is the kingdom of heaven. into Galilee;

4 Blessed are they that mourn: for 13. And leaving Nazareth, he came they shall be comforted. and dwelt in Capernaum, which is 5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall upon the sea coast, in the borders of inherit the earth. Zabulon and Nephthalim :

6 Blessed are they, which do hunger 14 That it might be fulfilled which was and thirst after righteousness : for spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, they shall be filled.

thy God.

Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, Anup into a mountain : and when

he

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