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748 Ingratitude upbraided. ST. MATTHEW.

The Pharisecs refiroved. 10 For this is he of whom it is written, of me: for I am meek and lowly in heart; Behold, I send my messenger before thy and ye shall find rest unto your souls. face, which shall prepare thy way be- 30 For my yoke is easy, and my burfore thee.

den is light. 11 Verily, I say unto you, Among them

CHAP. XII. that are born of women, there hath not 1 The disciples pluck the cars of corn on risen a greater than John the Baptist : the sabbath. 31 Blasphemy agains! notwithstanding he that is least in the the

Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven. kingdom of heaven, is greater than

T that time Jesus, went on the satBaptist, until now, the kingdom of heav- disciples were an hungered, and began to en suffereth violence, and the violent pluck the ears of corn, and to eat. take it by force.

2 But when the Pharisees saw it, they 13 For all the prophets and the law said unto him, Behold, thy disciples do prophesied until Joh:.

that which is not lawful to do upon the 14 And if ye will receive it, this is | sabbath-day. Elias which was for to come.

3 But he said unto them, Have ye not 15 Hethathathearsto hear, let him hear. read what David did when he was an

169 But whereunto shallIliken this gen- | hungered, and they that were with him : eration. It is like unto children sitting in 4 How he entered into the house of the markets,and calling unto their fellows, God, and did eat the shew-bread, which

17 And saying, We have piped unto you, was not lawful for him to eat, neither and ye have not danced; we have mourn- for them which were with him, but only ed unto you, and ye have not lamented. for the priests?

18 For John came neither eating nor 5 Or have ye not read in the law, hot drinking, and they say, He hath a devil

. I that on the sabbath-days the priets in 19 The Son of man came eating and the temple profane the sabbath, and are drinking, and they say, Behold, a man blameless ? gluttonous, and a wine-bibber, a friend of 6 But I say unto you, that in this publicans and sinners. But wisdom is place is one greater than the temple. justified of her children.

7 But if ye had known what this mean20 ? Then began he to upbraid the ci- eth, I will have mercy,and not sacrifice ye ties wherein most of his mighty works would not have condemned the guiltless. were done, because they repented not. 8 For the Son of man is Lord ereti

21 Woe unto thee, Chorazin ; wo unto of the sabbath-day. thee, Bethsaida: for if the mighty works 9 And when he was departed thence, which were done in you had been done he went into their synagogue. in Tyre and Sidon, they would have re- 101 And behold, there was a man which pented long ago in sackcloth and ashes. had his hand withered. And they asked

22 But I say unto you, It shall be him, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the sabbath-days ? that they might accuse him. day of judgment, than for you.

11 And he said unto them, What man 23 And thou, Capernaum, which art | shall there be among you; that shall have exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought one sheep, and it it fall into a pit on the down to hell: for if the mighty works sabbath-day, will he not lay hold on it, which have been done in thee, had been and lift it out? done in Sodom, it would have remained 12 How much then is a man better until this day.

than a sheep? wherefore it is lawful to 24 But I say unto you, that it shall || do well on the sabbath-days. be more tolerable for the land of Sodom, 13 Then saith he to the man, Stretcii, in the day of judgment, than for thee. forth thine hand. And he stretched is

25 | At that time Jesus answered and forth ; and it was restored whole, like said, I thank thee, 0) Father, Lord of as the other. heaven and earth, because thou hast hid 14 | Then the Pharisees went out, and these things from the wise and prudent, held a council against him, how they and hast revealed them unto babes. might destroy him.

26 Even so, Father, for so it seemed 15 But when Jesus knew it, he withdrew good in thy sight.

himself from thence:and great multitudes 27 All things are delivered unto me followed him, and he healed them all. of my Father; and no man knoweth the 16 And charged them that they should Son, but the Father ; neither knoweth not make him known : any man the Father, save the Son, and he 17 That it inight be fulfilled which was to whomsoever the Son will reveal him. spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying,

289 Comeuntome, all ye that labour,and 18 Behold, my servant, whom I have are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. chosen ; my beloved, in whom my soul

29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn ! is well pleased : I will put my spirit up

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CHAP. X111. The Pharisees desire a sign. 749 on him, and he shall shew judgment to tified, and by thy words thou shalt be the Gentiles.

condemned. 19 He shall not strive, nor cry ; neither 38 | Then certain of the scribes and of shall any man hear his voice in the streets. the Pharisees answered, saying, Master,

20 A bruised reed shall he not break, we would see a sign from thee. and smoking flax shall he not quench, till 39 But he answered and said to he send forth judgment unto victory. them, An evil and adulterous generation

21 And in his name shall the Gentiles seeketh after a sign, and there shall no trust.

sign be given to it, but the sign of the 22 q Then was brought unto him one prophet Jonas. possessed with a devil, blind and dumb; 40 For as Jonas was three days and and he healed him, insomuch that the three nights in the whale's belly : blind and dumb both spake and saw. shall the Son of man be three days and

23 And all the people were amazed, three nights in the heart of the earth. and said, Is not this the son of David ? 41 The men of Nineveh shall rise in

24 But when the Pharisees heard it, they judgment with this generation, and shall said, This fellow doth not cast out devils, condemn it : because they repented at but by Beelzebub the prince of the devils. the preaching of Jonas; and behold, a

25 And Jesus knew their thoughts, and greater than Jonas is here. said unto them, Every kingdom divided 42 The queen of the south shall rise against itself, is brought to desolation ; up in the judgment with this generation, and every city or house divided against and shall condemn it: for she came froni itself, shall not stand.

the uttermost parts of the earth to hear 26 And if Satan cast out Satan, he is the wisdom of Solomon; and behold, a divided against himself ; how shall then greater than Solomon is here. his kingdom stand ?

43 When the unclean spirit is gone 27 And it I by Beelzebub cast out devils, out of a man, he walketh through dry by whom do your children cast them out? places, seeking rest, and findeth none. therefore they shall be your judges.

44 Then he saith, I will return into 28 But if I cast out devils by the Spirit | my house from whence I came out ; and of God, then the kingdom of God is when he is come, he findeth it empty', come unto you.

swept, and garnished. 29 Or else, low can one enter into a 45 Then goeth he, and taketh with strong man's house, and spoil his goods, himself seven other spirits more wicked except he first bind the strong man? and than himself, and they enter in and then he will spoil his house.

dwell there, and the last state of that man 30 He that is not with me, is against is worse than the first. Even so shall it be me; and he that gathereth not with me, also unto this wicked generation. scattereth abroad.

46 [ While he yet talked to the people, 31 4 Wherefore I say unto you, all behold, his mother and his brethren stocd manner of sin and blasphemy shall be for- without, desiring to speak with him. given unto men : but the blaspheny 47 Then one said unto him, Behold, ugainst the Holy Ghost shall not be for- thy mother and thy brethren stand withgiven unto men.

out, desiring to speak with thee. 32 And whosoever speaketh a word a- 48 But he answered and said unto him gamst the Son of man, it shall be forgiv- that told him, Who is my mother? and en him: but whosoever speaketh against who are my brethren? the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven 49 And he stretched forth his hand tohim, neither in this world, neither in the ward his disciples, and said, Behold my world to come.

mother and my brethren! 33 Either make the tree good, and his 50 For whoscever shall do the will of fruit good; or else make the tree cor- my Father which is in heaven, the same rupt, and his fruit corrupt : for the tree | is iny brother, and sister, and mother. is known by his fruit.

CHAP. XIII. 34 O generation of vipers, how can ye, | 3 of the sower and the seed. 24 Divers being evil, speak gnod things for out of other parables. 34 Why Chrisi spake in the abundance of the heart, the mouth parables. speaketh.

'HE same day went Jesus out of the 35 A good man, out of the good treasure of the heart, bringeth forth good things : 2 And great multitudes were gathereul and an evil man, out of the evil treasure, | together unto him, so that he went into bringeth forth evil things.

a ship, and sat; and the whole multitude 36 But I say unto you, That every idle stood on the shore. word that men shall speak, they shall give 3 And he spake many things unto account thereof in the day of judgment. them in parables, saying, Behod, a sower

37 For by thy words thou shali be jus- went forth to sow;

752 Christ walketh on the sea. ST. MATTHEW. Wliat defileth a man ing up to heaven, he blessed, and brake, || Why do ye also transgress the commandand gave the loaves to his disciples, and ment of God by your tradition? the disciples to the multitude.

4 For God commanded, saying, Hon20 And they did all eat, and were filled : | our thy father and mother : and, He and they took up of the fragments that that curseth father or mother, let him die remained twelve baskets full.

the death. 21 And they that had eaten were about 5 But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his five thousand men, beside women and father or his mother, It is a gift, by whatchildren.

soever thou mightest be prořted by me; 22 F And straightway Jesus constrained 6 And honour not his father or his his disciples to get into a ship, and to go | mother, he shall be free. Thus have ye before him unto the other side, while he made the commandment of God of none sent the multitudes away.

effect by your tradition, 23 And when he had sent the multi- 7 Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias proplatudes away, he went up into a mountain 'esy of you, saying, apart to pray: and when the evening 8 This people draweth nigh unto me was come, he was there alone.

with their mouth, and honoureth me with 24 But the ship was now in the midst their lips; but their heart is far from me. of the sea, tossed with waves : for the 9 But in vain they do worship me, wind was contrary.

teaching for doctrines the command25 And in the fourth watch of the night | ments of men. Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea. 10 | And he called the multitude, and

26 And when the disciples saw him said unto them, Hear, and understand : walking on the sea, they were troubled, 11 Not that which goeth into the mouth saying, It is a spirit; and they cried out defileth a man ; but that which cometh for fear.

out of the mouth, this defileth a man. 27 But straightway Jesus spake unto 12 Then came his disciples, and said them, saying, Be of good cheer; it is I; unto him, Knowest thou that the Pharibe not afraidl.

sees were offended after they heard this 28 And Peter answered him and said, saying? Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto 13 But he answered and said, Every thee on the water.

plant which my heavenly Father hath 29 And he said, Come. And when not plantel, shall be rooted up. Peter was come down out of the ship, he 14 Let them alone : they be blind leadwalked on the water, to go to Jesus. ers of the blind. And if the blind lead

30 But when he saw the wind boister- the blind, both shall fall into the ditch. ous, he was afraid ; and beginning to sink, 15 Then answered Peter and said unto he cried, saying, Lord, save me.

him, Declare unto us this parable. 31 And immediately Jesus stretched 16 And Jesus said, Are ye also yet forth his hand, and caught him, and said without understanding? unto him, 0 thou of little faith, where- 17 Do not ye yet understand, that fore didst thou doul>t?

whatsoever entereth in at the mouth go32 And when they were come into the eth into the beliy, and is cast out into tive ship, the wind ceased.

draught ? 33 Then they that were in the ship 18°But those things which proceed out came and worshipped him, saying, Of a of the mouth come forth from the heart; truth thou art the Son of God.

and they defile the man. 34 | And when they were gone over, 19 For out of the heart proceed evil they came into the land of Gennesaret. thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornica

35 And when the men of that place tions, thefts, false witness, blasphemies: had knowledge of him, they sent out in- 20 These are the things which defile to all that country round about, and a man: but to eat with unwashen hands brought unto him all that were diseased ; | defileth not a man.

36 Avd besought him that they might 21 Then Jesus went thence, and only touch the hem of his garment: and departed into the coasts of Tyre and as inany as touched were made perfectly Sidon. whole.

22 And behold, a woman of Canaan CHAP. XV.

came out of the same coasts, and cried 3 God's commandments, anil men's tra- into him, saying, Have mercy on me,

disions. 11 'Il'hat defileth a mun. O Lord, thou son of David; my daughter TIEN came to Jesus scribes and Phari- is grievously vexed with a devil. sees,

23 But he answered hier not a word. 2 Why do thy disciples transgress die And his disciples came and besought tradition of the elders for they wash not him, saving, Send her away ; for she their hands when they eat bread,

crieth after lis. 3 But he answered and said unto them, 24 But he answered and said, I am

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CHAP. XVI.

The sign of Jonas. 753 not sent but unto the lost sheep of the 3 And in the morning, It will be foul house of Israel.

weather to-day : for the sky is red and 25 Then came she and worshipped lowering.. ( ye hypocrites, ye can dishim, saying, Lord, help me.

cern the face of the sky ; but can ye not 26 But he answered and said, It is not discern the signs of the times? meet to take the children's bread, and to 4 A wicked and adulterous generation' cast it to dogs.

seeketh after a sign; and there shall no 27 And she said, Truth, Lord: yet sign be given unto it, but the sign of the the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall prophet Jonas. And he lefc them, and from their master's table.

departed. 28 Then Jesus answered and said unto 5 And when his disciples were come her, () woman, great is thy faith : be it to the other side, they had forgotten to unto thee even as thou wilt. And her | take bread. daughter was made whole from that very 6 | Then Jesus said unto them, Take hour.

heed and beware of the leaven of the 29 And Jesus departed from thence, || Pharisees and of the Sadducees. and came nigh unto the sea of Galilee ; 7 And they reasoned among themand went up into a mountain, and sat selves, saying, It is because we have down there.

taken no bread. 30 And great multitudes came unto 8 Which when Jesus perceived, he said him, having with them those that were unto them, O ye of little faith, why realame, blind, dumb, maimed, and many || son ye among yourselves, because ye have others, and cast them down at Jesus' || brought no bread ? feet; and he healed them :

9 Do ye not yet understand, ncither re31 Insomuch that the multitude won- member the five loaves of the five thoudered, when they saw the dumb to speak, sand, and how many baskets ye took up? the maimed to be whole, the lame to 10 Neither the seven loaves of the four walk, and the blind to see : and they glo- thousand, and how many baskets ye took rified the God of Israel.

32 9 Then Jesus called his disciples 11 How is it that ye do not understand unto him, and said, I have compassion on that I spake it not to you concerning the multitude, because they continue with bread, that ye should beware of the leaven me now three days, and have nothing to of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees? eat ; and I will not send them away fast- 12 Then understood they how that he ing, lest they faint in the way.

bade them not beware of the leaven of 33 And his disciples say unto him, bread, but of the dcctrine of the PhariWhence should we have so much bread sees and of the Sadducees. in the wilderness, as to fill so great a mul- 13 | When Jesus came into the coasts titude ?

of Cesarea Philippi, he asked his disci34 And Jesus saith unto them, How | ples, saying, Whom do men say that I many loaves have ye? And they said, the Son of man am ? Seren, and a few little fishes.

14 And they said, Some say that thou 35 And he commanded the multitude art John the Baptist : some Elias ; and to sit down on the ground.

others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets. 36 And he took the seven loaves and 15 He saith unto them, But whom say the fishes, and gave thanks, and brake | ye that I am? them, and gave to his disciples, and the 16 And Simon Peter answered and disciples to the multitude.

said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the 37 And they did all eat, and were fill- || living God. ed: and they took up of the broken meat 17 And Jesus answered and said unto that was left seven baskets full.

him, Blessed art thou, Simon-Barjona: for 38 And they that did eat were four flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thousand men, beside women and children. thee, but my Father which is in heaven.

59 And he sent away the multitude, 18 And I say also unto thee, That thou and took ship, and came into the coasts art Peter, and upon this rock I will build of Magdala.

my church : and the gates of hell shall CHAP. XVI.

not prevail against it. 1 The sign of Jonas. 6 The leaven of the 19 And I will give unto thee the keys Pharisees, and of the Sadducees. 21 of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever Christ foresheweth his death.

thou shalt bind on earth, shall be bound TI

'HE Pharisees also and the Sadducees in heaven ; and whatsoever thou shalt

came, and, tempting, desired him that loose on earth, shall be loosed in heaven. he would shew them a sign from heaven. 20 Then charged he his disciples that

2 He answered and said unto them, they should tell no man that he was Jesus When it is evening, ye say, It will be

the Christ. fair weather : for the sky is red.

21 ? From that time forth began Je754 Christ foresheweth his death. ST. MATTHEW. He healeth a lunatick. sus to shew unto his disciples, how that || Why then say the scribes, that Elias must he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer first come? many things of the elders and chief priests, 11 And Jesus answered and said unto and scribes, and be killed, and be raised them, Elias truly shall first come, and reagain the third day.

store all things : 22 Then Peter took him, and began 12 But I say unto you, That Elias is to rebuke him, saying, Be it far from come already, and they knew him not, thee, Lord: this shall not be unto thee. but have done unto him whatsoever they

23 But he turned, and said unto Pe- listed : likewise shall also the Son of man ter, Get thee behind me, Satan ; thou suffer of them. art an offence unto me: for thou savour- 13 Then the disciples understood that est not the things that be of God, but he spake unto them of John the Baptist. those that be of men.

14 And when they were come to the 24 Then said Jesus unto his disciples, | multitude, there came to him a certain If any man will come after me, let him man kneeling down to him, and saying, deny himself, and take up his cross, and 15 Lord, have mercy on my son ; for follow me.

he is lunatick, and sore vexed; for oft25 For whosoever will save his life, times he falleth into the fire, and oft into shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his the water. life for my sake, shall find it.

16 And I brought him to thy disci26 For what is a man profited, if he ples, and they could not cure him. shall gain the whole world, and lose his 17 Then Jesus answered and said, O own soul? or what shall a man give in ex faithless and perverse generation, how change for his soul?

long shall I be with you? how long shall 27 For the Son of man shall come in 1 suffer you ? bring him bither to me. the glory of his Father, with his angels ; 18 And Jesus rebuked the devil, and and then he shall reward every man ac- he departed out of him ; and the child cording to his works.

was cured from that very hour. 28 Verily I say unto you, There be 19 Then came the disciples to Jesus some standing here, which shall not taste apart, and said, Why could not we cast of death, till they see the Son of man him out? coming in his kingdomn.

20 And Jesus said unto them, Because CHẤP, XVII.

of your unbelief: for verily I say unto 1 The transfiguration of Christ. 14 He you, If ve have faith as a grain of mus.

healeth a lunatick, 22 foretelleth his tard-seed, ye shall say unto this moun

oson passion, 24 and pareth tribute. tain, Remove hence to yonder place, A Ned, after ex days be su hia kertahe.

and it shall remove ; and nothing shall ter, James, and John his brother, || be impossible unto you. and bringeth them up into an high moun- 21 Howbeit, this kind goeth not out, tain apart,

but by prayer and fasting. 2 And was transfigured before them : 22 | And while they abode in Galilee, and his face did shine as the sun, and his Jesus said unto them, The Son of man raiment was white as the light.

shall be betrayed into the hands of men : 3 And behold, there appeared unto 23 And they shall kill him, and the them Moses and Elias talking with him. third day he shall be raised again : And

4 Then answered Peter, and said unto | they were exceeding sorry. Jesus, Lord, it is good for us to be here : 24 | And when they were come to if thou wilt, let us make here three tab- Capernaum, they that received tributeernacles; one for thee, and one for Mo- | money, came to Peter, and said, Doth not ses, and one for Elias.

your Master

pay,

tribute ? 5 While he yet spake, behold, a bright 25 He saith, Yes. And when he was cloud overshadowed them : and behold, come into the house, Jesus prevented a voice out of the cloud, which said, This him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? is my beloved Son, in whom I am well of whom do the kings of the earth take pleased : hear ye him.

custom or tribute ? of their own children, 6 And when the disciples heard it, they or of strangers ? fell on their face, and were sore afraid. 26 Peter saith unto him, Of strangers.

7 And Jesus came and touched them, Jesus saith unto him, Then are the chiland said, Arise, and be not afraid.

dren free. .8 And when they had lifted up their 27 Notwithstanding, lest we should ofeyes, they saw no man, save Jesus only. fend them, go thou to the sea, and cast

9 And as they came down from the an hook, and take up the fish that first mountain, Jesus charged them, saying, | cometh up: and when thou hast opened Tell the vision to no man, until the Son his mouth, thou shalt find a piece of of man be risen again from the dead. money : that take, and give unto them

10 And his disciples asked him, saying, Il for me and thee.

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