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Concerning false prophets. S. MATTHEW.

The leper cleansed. is in thy brother's eye, but considerest(thy name? and in thy name have cast out the beam that is in thine own eye? out devils ? and in thy name done many 4 Or how wilt thou suy to thy brother, wonderful works? Let me pull out the mote out of thine 23 And then will I profess unto them, eye; and behold, a beam is in thine I never knew you: depart froin me, ye own eye?

that work iniquity. 5 Thou hypocrite, first cast out the 24 | Therefore, whosoever heareth beam out of thine own eye; and then these sayings of mine, and doeth them, shalt thou see clearly to cast out the I will liken hini unto a wise man, which mote out of thy brother's eye.

built his house upon a rock : 6 Give not that which is holy unto the 25 and the rain descended, and the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before foods came, and the winds blew, and swine, lest they trample them under beat upon that house; and it fell not : their feet, and turn again and rend you. for it was founded upon a rock.

7 | Ask, and it shall be given you; 26 And every one that heareth these seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be opened unto you:

shall be likened unto a foolish man, 8 For every one that asketh, receiveth ; which built his house upon the sand : and he that seeketh, findeth; and to 27 And the rain descended, and the him liat knocheth, it shall be opened. foods came, and the winds blew, and

9 Or what man is there of you, whom beat upon that house; and it fell: and if his son ask bread, will he give him a great was the fall of it. stone ?

28 And it came to pass when Jesus had 10 Or if he ask a fish, will he give him ended these sayings, the people were a serpent ?

astonished at his doctrine. 11 If ye then being evil know how to 29 For he tanght them us one having give good gifts unto your children, how authority, and not as the scribes. inuch more shall your Father which is

CHAP. VIII. in heaven give good things to them that

Christ's miracles. ask him?

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THEN he was come down from the 12 Therefore all things whatsoever ye mountain, great multitudes fol. would that men shoull do to you, do ye lowed him. even so to them: for this is the law and 2 And hehold, there came a leper and the prophets.

worshipped him, saying, Lord, ir thou 13 T Enter ye in at the strait gate; for wilt, thou canst make me clean. wide is the gate, and broad is the way, 3 And Jesus put forth his hand, and that leadeth to destruction, and many touched him, saying, I will; be thou there be which go in thereat:

clean. And innincdiately his leprosy 14 Because, strait is the gate, and nar. was cleansed. row is the way, which leadelli unto life, 4 And Jesus saith unto him, See thou and few there be that find it.

tell no man; but to thy way, shew thy15 l Beware of false prophets, which self to the priest, and offer the gift that come to you in sheep's clothing, but in. Moses commanded, for a testimony unwurdly they are revening wolves. to them. 16 Yé shall know them by their fruits : 5 Tind when Jesus was entered into Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs Capernaum, there came unto him a cenof thistles?

turion, beseeching him, 17 Even so every gond tree bringeth 6 And saying, Lord, my servant lleth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree at honie sick of the palsy, grievously bringeth forth evil fruit.

tormented. 18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil 7 And Jesus saith unto him, I will fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring come and heal bim. forth good fruit.

8 The centurion answered and said, 19 Every tree that bringeth not forth Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldgood fruit is hewn down, and cast into est come under my roof: but speak the the fire.

word only, and my servant shall be 20 Wherefore, by their fruits ye shall healed. know them.

9 For I am a man under anthority, A1 T Not every one that saith unto me, having soldiers under ine: and I say to Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom this man, Go, and he goeth: and to an. of heaven; but he that doeth the will of other, Come, and he cometh; and to my my Father which is in heaven.

servant, Do this, and he doeth it. 22 Many will say to me in that day, 19 When Jesus heard it, he marvelled, Lord, Lord, have we nos prophesied inland said to them that followed, Verily Christ casteth on devils.

CHAP. IX.

He calleth Malhew. I say unto you, I have not found so exceeding fierce, so that no man might great faith, no, not in Israel.

pass by that way. 11 And I say unto you, That many shall 29 And behold, they cried out, saying, come from the east and west, and What have we to do with thee, Jesus, shall sit down with Abraham, and thon Son of God ? art thou come hither Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of to torment us before the time? heaven:

30 And there was a good way off from 12 But the children of the kingdom shall them a herd of many swine, feeding. be cast out into outer darkness: there 31 So the devils besought him, saying, shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth. Ir thou cast us out, suffer us to go away

13 And Jesus said unto the centurion, into the herd of swine. Go thy way; and as thou hast believed, 32 And he said unto them, Go. And so be it done unto thee. And his servant when they were come out, they went was healed in the self-same hour. into the herd of swine: and behold,

14 | And when Jesus was come into the whole herd of swine ran violently Peter's house, he saw his wife's mother down a steep place into the sea, and laid, and sick of a fever.

perished in the waters. 15 And he touched her hand, and the 33 And they that kept them, fled, and fever left her: and she arose, and min. went their ways into the city, and toid istered unto them.

every thing; and what was befallen to 16 | When the even was come, they the possessed of the devils. brought unto him many that were pos- 31 And behold, the whole city came sessed with devils: and he cast out the out to meet Jesus : and when they saw spirits with his word, and healed all him, they besought him that he would that were sick;

depart out of their consts. 17 That it might be fulfilled which was

CHAP. IX. spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Christ cureth the palsy. Himself took our infirmities, and bare

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ND he entered into a ship, and pass. our sicknesses.

ed over, and came into his own city. 18 Now when Jesus saw great multi- 2 And behold, they brought to him a tudes about him, he gave commandment man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed : to depart unto the other side.

and Jesus, seeing their faith, said unto 19 And a certain scribe came, and snid the sick of the palsy, Son, be of good unto him, Master, I will follow thee cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee. whithersoever thou goest.

3 And behold, certain of the scribes 20 And Jesus saith unto him. The fox. said within themselves, This inan blases have holes, and the birds of the air phemeth. have nests; but the Son of man hath | 4 And Jesus, knowing their thoughts, not where to lay his head.

said, Wheretore think ye evil in your 21 And another of his disciples said hearts? unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and 5 For whether is easier to say, Thy sing bury my father.

be forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and 22 But Jesus said unto him, Follow walk? me; and let the dead bury their dead, 6 But that ye may know that the Son

23' And when he was entered into a of inan hath power on enrth to forgive ship, his disciples followed him. sins, (then saith he to the sick of the 24 And behold, there arose a great palsy,) Arise, take up thy bed, and go tempest in the sea, insomuch that the unto thy house, slip was covered with the waves: but. 7 And he arose, and departed to his he was asleep.

house. 25 And his disciples came to him, and 8 But when the multitude saw it, they a woke him, saying, Lord, save us: we narvelled, and glorified God, which perish.

hau given such power unto men. 26 And he saith unto them, Why are 9 7 And as Jesus passed forth from ye fearful, Oye of little faith? Then he thence, he saw a man named Matthew, arose, and rebuked the winds and the sitting at the receipt of custom: and he

and there was a great calm. saith unto him, Follow me. And he 27 But the men marvelled, saying, arose, and followed him. What manner of man is this, that even 10 And it came to pass, as Jesus sat the winds and the sea obey him! at meat in the house, behold, many

28 I And when he was come to the publicans and sinners came and sat other side, into the country of the Ger-down with him and his disciples. gusenes, there met him two possessed 11 And when the Pharisees saw it, they with devils, coming out of the tombs, said unto his disciples, Why eateth

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The diseased are cured S. MATTHEW. The apostles sent to preach. your Muster with publicans and sinners? 29 Then touched he their eyes, saying,

12 But when Jesus heard that, he said According to your faith, be it unto you. unto them, They that be whole need 30 And their eyes were opened ; and not a physician, but they that are sick. Jesus straitly charged them, saying, Soo

13 But go ye and learn what that mean that no nian know it. eth, I will have mercy, and not sacri. 31 But they, when they were departeil, tice: for I am not come to call the spread abroad his fame in all thaí righteous, but sinners to repentance. co'intry.

14 | Then came to him the disciples of 32 ! As they went ont, behold, they John, saying, Why do we and the Phari. brought to him a dumb men possesseil sees fast oft, but thy disciples fast not: with a devil.

15 And Jesus said unto them, Can the 33 And when the devil was cast out, children of the bride-chamber mourn, the dumb spake: and the multitudes as long as the bridegroom is with them? marvelled, saying, It was never so seen but the days will come, when the bride in Israel. groom shall be taken from them, and 34 But the Pharisees said, He casteth out then shall they fast.

deviis, through the prince of the devils. 16 No man putteth a piece of new cloth 35 And Jesus went about all the cities unto an old garment: for that which is and villages, teaching in their syns. put in to fill it up, taketh from the gar- gogues, iind preaching the gospel of the ment, and the rent is made worse. kingdom, and healing every sickness,

17 Neither do men put new wine into and every disease among the people. old bottles : else the bottles break, add 36 | But when he saw the multitudes, the wine runneth out, and the bottles hewas inoved with compassion on them, perish : but they put new wine into new because they fainted, and were scatter. bottles, and both are preserved. eu abroad, as sheep having no shepherd. 18 T While he spake these things unto 37 Then saith he unto his disciples, them, behold, there cane a certain ruler, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the and worshipped him, saying, My daugh' labourers are few. ter is even now dead: but come and lay 38 Pray ye therefore the Lord of the thy hand upon her, and she shall live. ha-vest, that he will send forth labour

19 And Jesus arose, and followed him, ers into his harvest. and so did his disciples

CHAP. X. 20 T (And behold, a woman which was The apostles sent to do miracles. diseased with an issue of bload.cwelee AniDewiben

lehesd feledette him his the hem of his garment.

er against unclean spirits, to cast them 21 For she said within herself, if I may out, and to heal a!t manner of sickness, but touch leis garment, I shall be whole. and all manner of disease.

22 But Jesus turned him about, and 2 Now the names of the twelve aposwhen he saw her, he said), Daughter, be tles are these; The first, Simon, who is of good comfort: thy faith huih made called Peter, and Andrew his brother; thee whole. And ihe woman was James the son of Zebedee, and John his made whole from that hour.)

brother; 23 And when Jesus enine into the ru! 3 Philip, and Bartholomew; Thomas, er's house, and saw the minstrels and and Maithew the publican; James the the people making a noise,

son of Alpheus, and Lebteus, whose 24 He suid unto them, Give place: for surname was Thaddeus ; the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And 4 Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Is. they laughed him to scorn.

cariot, who also betrayed him. 25 But when the people were put forth, 5 Tliese twelve Jesus sent forth, and he went in, and took her by the hand, commanded theni, saying, Go not into and the maid arose

the way of the Gentiles, and into any 26 And the fame hereof went abroad city of the Samaritans enter ye not. into all that land.

6 But go rather to the lost sheep us the 27 [ And when Jesus departed thence, house of Israel. two blind men followed hiin, crying, 7 And as ye go, preach, saying, Tho and saying, Thou son of David, have kingdom of heaven is at hand. mercy on us.

8 Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, 28 And when he was come into the raise the dead, cast out devils : freely house, the blind men came to him: and ye have received, freely give. Jesus saith unto them, Believe ye that I 9 Provide neither goly, nor silver, nor Am able to do this? They suid unto him, brass in your purses; Yea, Lord

10 Nor scrip for your journey, neither

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CHAP. 11.

his disciples two coats, neither shoes, nor yet slavee : 1.29 Are not two sparrows sold for a far. (for the workman is worthy of his meat.) thing? and one of them shall not fall ou

11 And into whatsoever city or town the ground without your Father. ye shall enter, inquire who in it is wor. 30 But the very hairs of your head are thy; and there abide till ye go thence. all numbered.

12 And when se come into a house, 31 Fear ye not therefore, ye are of salute it.

more value than many sparrows. 13 And it the house be worthy, let your 32 Whosoever therefore shall confess peace come upon it: but if it be not me before men, him will I confess also worthy, let your peace return to you. before my Father which is in heaven.

14 And whosoever shall not receive 33 But whosoever shall deny me beyou, nor hear your words, when ye de fore men, him will I also deny before my part out of thai house, or city, shake ofr Father which is in heaven. the dust of your feet.

34 Think not that I am come to send 15 Verily, I say unto you, It shall be peace on earth; I came not to send more tolerable for the land of Sodom peace, but a sword. and Gomorrah, in the day of judgment, 35 For I am come to set a man at vathan for that city.

riance against his father, and the daugh16 1 Behold, I send you forth as sheep ter against her mother, and the daughIn the midst of wolves : be ye therefore ter-in-law ngainst her mother-in-law. wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. 36 And a man's foes shall be they or 17 But beware of men: for they will his own household. deliver you up to the councils, and they 37 He that loveth father or mother will scourge you in their synagogues. more than me, is not worthy of me :

18 And ye shall be brought before gor. and he that loveth son or daughter more ernors and kings for my sake, for a tes. than me, is not worthy of me. timony against them and the Gentiles. 38 And he that taketh not his cross, and

19 But when they deliver you up, take followeth atter me, is not worthy of me. no thought how or what ye shall speak, 39 He that findeth his life shall lose it: for it shall be given you in that same he that loseth his life for my sake, hour what ye shall speak.

shall find it. 20 For it is not ye that speak, but the 40 T. He that receiveth you, receiveth Spirit of your Father which speaketh in me; and he that receiveth me, receivyou.

eth him that sent me. 21 And the brother shall deliver up the 41 He that receiveth a prophet in te brother to death, and the father the name of a prophet, shall receive a prochild : and the children shall rise up phet's reward; and he that receiveth against their parents, and cause them to a righteous man in the name of a rightbe put to death.

eous man, shall receive a righteous 22 And ye shall be hated of all men for man's reward. my name's sake: but he that endureth +2 And whosoever shall give to drink to the end shall be saved.

unto one of these little ones, a cup of 23 But when they persecute you in this cold water only, in the name of a discicity, tlee ye into another : for verily I ple, verily, 1 say unto you, he shali in say unto yon. Ye shall not have gone no'wise lose his reward. over the cities of Israel till the Son of

CHAP. XI. man be come.

Christ's testimony of John. 24 The disciple is not above his mas.

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made an end of commanding his 25 It is enough for the disciple that he twelve disciples, he departed thence to be as his master, and the servant as his teach and to preach in their cities lord : if they have called the master of 2 Now when John had heard in tho the house Beelzebub, how much more prison the works of Christ, he sent two shall they cail them of his household ? of his disciples,

26 Fear them not therefore : for there 3 And said unto him, Art thon he that is nothing covered, that shall not be re- should come, or do we look for another? vealed; and hid that shall not be known. 4 Jesus answered and said unto them.

27 What I tell you in darkness, that Go and shew John again those things speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the which ye do hear and see: ear, that preach ye upon the house-tops. 5 The blind receive their sight and the

28 And fear not them which kill the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and body, but are not able to kill the soul : the deaf hear, the dead are , siseu up, but rather fear him which is able to de- and the poor have the gospel preached stroy both sou. and body in hell. to them.

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Christ's testimony of John. S. MATTHEW.

Of the sabbath 6 And blessed is he whosoever shall| 24 But I say unto you, That it shall be not be offended in me.

more tolerable for the land of Sodom, 7 And as they departed, Jesus began in the day of judgment than for thee. to say unto the multitudes concerning 25 ( At that time Jesus answered and John, What went ye out into the wil- said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of derness to see? A reed shaken with heaven and earth, because thou hast hid the wind?

these things from the wise and prudent, 8 But what went ye out for to see? A and hast revealed them unto babes. man clothed in soft raiment? Behold, 26 Even so, Father, for so it seemed they that wear soft clothing are in kings' good in thy sight. houses.

27 All things are delivered unto me of 9 But what went ye out for to see? A my Father; and no man knoweth the prophet? yea, I say unto you, and more Son, but the Father; neither knoweth ihan a prophet.

any man the Father, save the Son, and 10 For this is he of whom it is written, he to whomsoever the Son will reveal Behold, I send my messenger before thy him. face, which shall prepare thy way be. 28 f Come unto me, all ye that labour, fore thee.

and are heavy laden, and I will give 11 Verily, I say unto you, Among them you rest. that are born of women, there hath not 29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of risen a greater than John the Baptist: me: for I am meek and lowly in heart; notwithstanding, he that is least in the and ye shall find rest unto your souls. kingdom of heaven, is greater than he. 30 For my yoke is easy, and my bur.

12 And from the days of John the den is light. Baptist, until now, the kingdom of

CHAP. XII. heaven suffereth violence, and the vio.

Of blasphemy, &c. lent take it by force.

A 13 For all the prophets and the law bath-day through the corn, and his prophesied until John.

disciples were a hungered, and began 14 And if ye will receive it, this is Elias to pluck the ears of corn, and to eat. which was for to come.

2 But when the Pharisees saw it, they 15 He that hath ears to hear, let him hear. said unto him, Behold, thy disciples do

16 ? But whereunto shall I liken this that which is not lawful to do upon the generation? It is like unto children sit. sabbath-day. ting in the markets, and calling unto 3 But he said unto them, Have ye not their fellows,

read what David did when he was a 17 And saying, We have piped unto hungered, and they that were with him, you, and ye have not danced ; We have 4 How he entered into the house of mourned unto you, and ye have not God, and did eat the shew-bread, which lamented.

was not lawful for him to eat, neither 18 For Jolin came neither eating nor for them which were with him, but only drinking, and they say, He hath a devil. for the priests! 19 The Son of man came eating and 5 Or have ye not read in the law how drinking, and they say, Behold, a man that on the sabbath-days the priests in gluttonous, and a wine-bibber, a friend the temple profane the sabbath, and are of publicans and sinners. But Wisdom blameless? is justified of her children.

6 But I say unto you, That in this 201 Then began he to upbraid the cit- place is one greater than the temple ies wherein most of his mighty works! 7 But if ye had known what this meanwere done, because they repented not. eth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice, 21 Wo unto thee, Chorazin! wo unto ye would not have condemned the thee, Bethsaida ! for if the mighty works guiltless. which were done in you had been done 8 For the Son of man is Lord even of in Tyre and Sidon, they would have re- the sabbath-day. pented long ago in sackcloth and ashes. 9 And when he was departed thence,

22 But I say unto you, It shall be more he went into their synagogue. tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the day| 107 And behold, there was a man which of judgment, than for you.

had his hand withered. And they asked 23 And thou, Capernaum, which art him, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the exalted unto heaven, shall be brought sabbath-days that they might accuse down to hell: for if the mighty works him. which have been done in thee, liad been 11 And he said unto them, What man done :2. Sodom, it would have remained shall there be among you, that shall have until this day.

one sheep, and if it fall into a pit on the

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