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Mary anointeth Christ's fect. CHAP. VIII. IVomen minister unto Christ. 795 hold, I send my messenger before thy face, washed my feet with tears, and wiped which shall prepare thy way before thee. them with the hairs of her head.

28 For I say unto you, Among those 45 Thou gavest me no kiss : but this that are born of women, there is not a woman, since the time I came in, hath greater prophet than John the Baptist : not ceased to kiss my feet. but he that is least in the kingdom of 46 Mine head with oil thou didst not God, is greater than he.

anoint : but this woman hath anointed 29 And all the people that heard him, my feet with ointment. and the publicans, justified God, being 47 Wherefore I say unto thee, Her baptized with the baptism of John. sins, which are many, are forgiven ; for

30 But the Pharisees and lawyers re- she loved much : but to whom little is jected the counsel of God against them- forgiven, the same loveth little. selves, being not baptized of him.

48 And he said unto her, Thy sins are 31 | And the Lord said, Whereunto forgiven. then shall I liken the men of this genera- 49 And they that sat at meat with tion and to what are they like? him, began to say within themselves,

32 They are like unto children sitting Who is this that forgiveth sins also? in the market-place, and calling one to

50 And he said to the woman, Thy another, and saying, We have piped unto faith hath saved thee ; go in peace. you, and ye have not danced; we have

CHAP. VII. mourned to you, and ye have not wept. 1 Women minister unto Christ. 4 The

33 For John the Baptist came neither parable of the sower, 16 and of the eating bread, nor drinking wine ; and ye candle. 26 The legion of devils. say, He hath a devil.

ND it came to pass afterward, that

and drinking ; and ye say, Behold a glutton- village, preaching and shewing the glad ous man, and a wine-bibber, a friend of tidings of the kingdom of God : and the publicans and sinners.

twelve were with him, 35 But wisdom is justified of all her 2 And certain women, which had been children.

healed of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary 36 1 And one of the Pharisees desired called Magdalene, out of whom went him that he would eat with him. And seven devils, he went into the Pharisee's house, and 3 And Joanna the wife of Chuza Hersat down to meat.

od's steward, and Susanna, and many 37 And behold, a woman in the city, others, which ministered unto him of which was a sinner, when she knew that their substance. Jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee's house, 4 And when much people were gathbrought an alabaster-box of ointment, ered together, and were come to him out

38 And stood at his feet behind him of every city, he spake by a parable : weeping, and began to wash his feet with 5 A sower went out to sow his seed : tears, and did wipe them with the hairs and as he sowed, some fell by the way of her head, and kissed his feet, and an- | side ; and it was trodden down, and the ointed them with the ointment.

fowls of the air devoured it. 39 Now when the Pharisee which had 6 And some fell upon a rock; and as bidden him, sawit, he spake within him- soon as it was sprung up, it withered aself, saying, This man, if he were a pro- way, because it lacked moisture. phet, would have known who, and what 7 And some fell among thorns; and the manner of woman this is that toucheth thorns sprang up with it, and choked it. him : for she is a sinner.

8 And other fell on good ground, and 40 And Jesus answering, said unto him, sprang up, and bare fruit an hundredSimon, I have somewhat to say unto thee. fold. And when he had said these things, And he saith, Master, say on.

he cried, He that hath ears to hear, let 41 There was a certain creditor, which him hear. had two debtors : the one owed five 9 And his disciples asked him, saying, hundred pence, and the other fifty. Wliat might this parable be ?

42 And when they had nothing to 10 And he said, Unto you it is given pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell to know the mysteries of the kingdom of me therefore, which of them will love God: but to others in parables; that seehim most?

ing they might not see, and hearing they 43 Simon answered and said, I suppose might not understand. that he, to whom he forgave most. And he 11 Now the parable is this : The seed said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged. is the word of God.

44 And he turned to the woman, and 12 Those by the way side, are they that said unto Simon, Seest thou this woman? || hear ; then cometh the devil, and taketh I entered into thine house, thou gavest away the word out of their hearts, lest me no water for my feet : but she hath" they should believe and be saved.

796 The parable of the candle. ST. LUKE.

The legion of devils. 13 They on the rock are they, which, l, loud voice said, What have I to do with when they hear, receive the word with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God most high? joy ; and these have no root, which for I beseech thee torment me not. a while believe, and in time of tempta- 29 (For he had commanded the untion fall away.

clean spirit to come out of the man. For 14 And that which fell among thorns oftentimes it had caught him, and he was are they, which, when they have heard, kept bound with chains, and in fetters : go forth, and are choked with cares and and he brake the bands, and was driven riches and pleasures of this life, and of the devil into the wilderness.) bring no fruit to perfection.

30 And Jesus asked him, saying, What 15 But that on the good ground are is thy name? And he said, Legion : bethey, which in an honest and good heart, cause many devils were entered into him. having heard the word, keep it, and 31 And they besought him, that he bring forth fruit with patience.

would not command them to go out into 16 No man, when he hath lighted a

the deep: candle, covereth it with a vessel, or put- 32 And there was there an herd of tech it under a bed ; but setteth it on a many swine feeding on the mountain : candlestick, that they which enter in and they besought him that he would may see the light.

suffer them to enter into them. And he 17 For nothing is secret, that shall not suffered them. be made manifest ; neither any thing hid, 33 Then went the devils ont of the that shall not be known,and come abroad. | man, and entered into the swine : and

18 Take heed therefore how ye hear: | the herd ran violently down a steep place for whosoever hath, to him shall be giv- into the lake, and were choked. en; and whosoever hath not, from him 34 When they that fed them saw what shall be taken even that which he seem- was done, they Hed, and went and told it eth to have.

in the city and in the country. 19 I Then came to him his mother and 35 Then they went out to see what was his brethren, and could not come at him done ; and caine to Jesus, and found the for the press

man out of whom the devils were depart20 And it was told him by certain, ed, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed, and which said, Thy mother and thy breth-in his right mind: and they were afraid. ren stand without, desiring to see thee. 36 They also which saw it, told them

21 And he answered and said unto them, by what means he that was possessed of My mother and my brethren are these the devils was healed. which hear the word of God, and do it. 37 | Then the whole multitude of the

22 9 Now it came to pass on a certain country of the Gadarenes round about, beday, that he went into a ship with his dis- sought him to depart from them: for they ciples : and he said unto them, Let us go were taken with great fear. And he went over unto the other side of the lake. And up into the ship, and returned back again they launched forth.

38 Now the man out of whom the 23 But as they sailed, he fell asleep : | devils were departed, besought him that and there came down a storm of wind on he might be with him. But Jesus sent the lake ; and they were filled svith wa- him away, saying, ter, and were in jeopardy.

39 Return to thine own house, and shew 24 And they came to him, and awoke | how great things God hath done unto him, saying, Master, master, we perish. thee. And he went his way and publishThen he arose, and rebuked the wind, ed throughout the whole city, how great and the raging of the water : and they things Jesus had done unto him. ceased, and there was a calm.

40 And it came to pass, that, when Jesus 25 And he said unto them, Where is was returned, the people gladly received your faith? And they being afraid, won- him ; for they were all waiting for him. dered, saying one to another, What 41 | And behold, there came a man manner of man is this ! for he command- named Jairus, and he was a ruler of the eth even the winds and water, and they synagogue : and he fell down at Jesus obey him.

feet, and besought him that he would 26 | And they arrived at the country come into his house : of the Gadarenes, which is over against 42 For he had one only daughter, aGalilee.

bout twelve years of age, and she lay a 27 And when he went forth to land, dying. (But as he went, the people there met him out of the city a certain thronged him. man, which had devils long time, and 43 | And a woman having an issue of ware no clothes, neither abode in any blood twelve years, which had spent all house, but in the tombs.

her living upon physicians, neither could 28 When he saw Jesus, he cried out, ll be healed of any, and fell down before him, and with a 44 Came behind him, and touched the


Christ healeth the bloody issue. CHAP. XI. Herod is lesirous to see him. 797 border of his garment: and immediately 7 Now Herod the tetrarch heard of all her issue of blood stanched.

that was done by him: and he was per45 And Jesus said, Who touched me? plexed, because that it was said of some, When all denied, Peter, and they that that John was risen from the dead; were with him, said, Master, the mul- 8 And of some, that Elias had appeartitude throng thee, and press thee, and ed; and of others, that one of the old sayest thou, Who touched me?

prophets was risen again. 46 And Jesus said, Somebody hath 9 And Herod said, John have I beheadtouched me: for I perceive that virtue is ed; but who is this of whom I hear such gone out of me.

things? And he desired to see him. 47 And when the woman saw that she 10 1 And the apostles, when they were was not hid, she came trembling, and fall- returned, told him all that they had done. ing down before him, she declared unto And he took them, and went aside prihim before all the people for what cause | vately into a desert place, belonging to she had touched him, and how she was the city called Bethsaida. healed immediately.

11 And the people, when they knew 48 And he said unto her, Daughter, it, followed him: and he received them, be of good comfort: thy faith hath made and spake unto them of the kingdom of thee whole; go in peace.)

God, and healed them that had need of 49 9 While he yet spake, there cometh healing. one from the ruler of the synagogue's 12 And when the day began to wear house, saying to him, Thy daughter is away, then came the twelve, and said dead : trouble not the Master.

unto him, Send the multitude away, that 50 But when Jesus heard it, he an- they may go into the towns and country swered him, saying, Fear not: believe round about, and lodge, and get victuals : only, and she shall be made whole. for we are here in a desert place.

51 And when he came into the house, 13 But he said unto them, Give ye he suffered no man to go in, save Peter, them to eat. And they said, We have and James, and John, and the father and no more but five loaves and two fishes; the mother of the maiden.

except we should go and buy meat for 52 And all wept and bewailed her: all this people. but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, 14 For they were about five thousand but sleepeth.

men. And he said to his disciples, Make 53. And they laughed him to scorn, them sit down by fifties in a company. knowing that she was dead.

15 And they did so, and made them 54 And he put them all out, and took all sit down. her by the hand, and called, saying, 16 Then he took the five loaves, and Maid, arise.

the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, 55 And her spirit came again, and she he blessed them, and brake, and gave to arose straightway: and he commanded the disciples to set before the multitude. to give her meat.

17 And they did eat, and were all filled : 56 And her parents were astonished : and there was taken up of fragments but he charged them that they should tell that remained to them, twelve baskets. no man what was done.

18 4. And it came to pass, as he was CHAP. IX.

alone praying, his disciples were with 1Christ sendeth out his apostles. 7 Herod him; and he asked them, saying, Whom

is desirous to see him. 28 His transfig- say the people that I am?

uration. 37 He healeth a lunatick. 19 They answering, said, John the BapTH

'HEN he called his twelvedisciples to- tist; but some say, Elias; and others thority overall devils, and to cure diseases

. say, that one of the old prophets is risen 2. And he sent them to preach the 20 He said unto them, But whom say kingdom of God, and to heal the sick. ye that I am? Peter answering, said, The

3 And he said unto them, Take noth-Christ of God. ing for your journey, neither staves, nor 21 And he straitly charged them, and scrip, neither bread, neither money ; commanded them to tell no man that neither have two coats apiece.

thing, 4 And whatsoever house ye enter in- 22 Saying, The Son of man must sufto, there abide, and thence depart. fer many things, and be rejected of the

5 And whosoever will not receive you, elders and chiet priests, and scribes, and when ye go out of that city, shake off the be slain, and be raised the third day. very dust from your feet for a testimony 23 And he said to them all. If any man against them.

will come after me, let him deny him. 6 And they departed, and went through self, and take up his cross daily, and the towns, preaching the gospel, and follow me. healing every where.

24 For whosoever will save his life,


798 Christ's transfiguration. ST. LUKE. He rebuketh his disciples. shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his 439 And they were all amazed at the life for my sake, the same shall save it. mighty power of God. But while they

25 For what is a man advantaged, if wondered every one at all things which he gain the whole world, and lose him- Jesus did, he said unto his disciples, self, or be cast away?

44 Let these sayings sink down into 26 For whosoever shall be ashamed of your ears : for the Son of man shall be me, and of my words, of him shall the Son delivered into the hands of men. of man be ashamed, when he shall come 45 But they understood not this saying, in his own glory, and in his Father's, and it was hid from them, that they perand of the holy angels.

ceived it not: and they feared to ask him 27 But I tell you of a truth, there be of that saying. some standing here which shall not taste of 46 ? Then there arose a reasoning adeath till they see the kingdom of God. mong them, which of them should be

28 And it came to pass, about an eight greatest. days after these sayings, he took Peter, 47 And Jesus perceiving the thought and John, and James, and went up into of their heart, took a child, and set him a mountain to pray.

by him, 29 And as he prayed, the fashion of 48 And said unto them, Whosoever his countenance was altered, and his || shall receive this child in my namie, reraiment was white and glistering. ceiveth me; and whosoever shall receive

30 And behold, there talked with him me, receiveth him that sent me: for he two men, which were Moses and Elias : that is least among you all, the same shall

31 Who appeared in glory, and spake be great. of his decease which he should accom- 49 And John answered and said, Masplish at Jerusalem.

ter, we saw one casting out devils in thy 32 But Peter and they that were with name; and we forbad him, because he him were heavy with sleep: and when followeth not with us. they were awake, they saw his glory, 50 And Jesus said unto him, Forbid him and the two men that stood with him. not: for he that is not against us, is for us.

33 And it came to pass, as they de- 51 | And it came to pass, when the parted from him, Peter said unto Jesus, time was come that he should be receivMaster, it is good for us to be here: and ed up, he steadfastly set his face to go to let us make three tabernacles; one for Jerusalem, thee, and one for Moses, and one for Eli- 52 And sent messengers before his as : not knowing what he said.

face : and they went and entered into a 34 While he thus spake, there came a village of the Samaritans, to make ready cloud, and overshadowed them; and they for him. feared as they entered into the cloud. 53 And they did not receive him, be

35 And there came a voice out of the cause his face was as though he would cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son : go to Jerusalem. hear him.

54 And when his disciples James and 36 And when the voice was past, Jesus John saw this, they said, Lord, wilt thou was found alone. And they kept it close that we command fire to come down from and told no man in those days any of those heaven, and consume them, even as Elithings which they had seen.

as did 37 [ And it came to pass, that on the 55 But he turned, and rebuked them, next day, when they were come down and said, Ye know not what manner of from the hill, much people met him. spirit ve are of.

38 And behold, a man of the company 56 For the Son of man is not come to eried out, saying, Master, I beseech thee destroy men's lives, but to save them. look upon my son: for he is mine only child. And they went to another village.

39 And lo, a spirit taketh him, and he 57 © And it came to pass, that as they suddenly crieth out; and it teareth him went in the way, a certain man said unto that he foameth again, and bruising him, him, Lord, I will follow thee whithersohardly departeth from him.

ever thou goest. 40 And I besought thy disciples to cast 58 And Jesus said unto him, Foxes him out, and they could not.

have holes, and birds of the air have 41 And Jesus answering, said, O faith- nests; but the Son of man hath not where less and perverse generation, how long to lay his head. shall I be with you, and suffer you? Bring 59' And he said unto another, Follow thy son hither.

me. But he said, Lord, suffer me first 42 And as he was yet a coming, the to go and bury my father. devil threw him down, and tare him. And 60 Jesus said unto him, Let the dead Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, and bury their dead:

but go thou and preach healed the child, and delivered him again the kingdom of God. to his father.

61 And another also said, Lord, I will

A waiteen vecause your names are

The seventy disciples sent forth. CHAP. X. The lawyer's question. 799 follow thee; but let me first go bid them 18 And he said unto them, I beheld farewell which are at home at my house. Satan as lightning fall from heaven.

62 And Jesus said untohim, Noman hav- 19 Behold, I give unto you power to ing put his hand to the plow, and look- tread on serpents and scorpions and ing back, is fit for the kingdom of God. over all the power of the enemy : and CHAP. X.

nothing shall by any means hurt you. 1 The seventy disciples sent forth, andad- 20 Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, monished. 41 Martha reprehended. that the spirits are subject unto you; but

pointed other seventy also, and sent written in heaven. them two and two before his face into 21 ? In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirevery city, and place, whither he himself it, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord would come.

of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid 2 Therefore said he unto them, The these things from the wise and prudent, harvest truly is great, but the labourers and hast revealed them unto babes: even are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy the harvest, that he would send forth la- | sight. bourers into his harvest.

22 All things are delivered to me of 3 Go your ways: behold, I send you my Father: and no man knoweth who forth as lambs among wolves.

the Son is, but the Father; and who the 4 Carry neither purse, nor scrip, nor

Father is, but the Son, and he to whom shoes: and salute no man by the way. the Son will reveal him.

5 And into whatsoever house ye enter, 23 | And he turned him unto his disfirst say, Peace be to this house.

ciples, and said privately, Blessed are 6 And if the Son of peace be there, the eyes which see the things that ye see. your peace shall rest upon it: if not, it 24 For I tell you, that many prophets shall turn to you again.

and kings have desired to see those things 7 And in the same house remain, eat- which ye see, and have not seen them; ing and drinking such things as they give: and to hear those things which ye hear, for the labourer is worthy of his hire. and have not heard them. Go not from house to house,

25 | And behold, a certain lawyer stood 8 And into whatsoever city ye enter, | up, and tempted him, saying, Master, and they receive you, eat such things as

what shall I do to inherit eternal lifc? are set before you.

26 He said unto him, What is written 9 And heal the sick that are therein, in the law ? how readest thou ? and say unto them, The kingdom of God 27 And he answering said, Thou shalt is come nigh unto you.

love the Lord thy God with all thy 10 But into whatsoever city ye enter, heart, and with all thy soul, and with all and they receive you not, go your ways thy strength, and with all thy mind; and out into the streets of the same, and say, thy neighbour as thyself.

11 Even the very dust of your city 28 And he said unto him, Thou hast anwhich cleaveth on us, we do wipe off swered right: this do, and thou shalt live. against you: not withstanding, be ye sure 29 But he, willing to justify himself, said of this, that the kingdom of God is come unto Jesus, and who is my neighborir? nigh unto you.

30 And Jesus answering said, A cer12 But I say unto you, that it shall be tain man went down from Jesusalem to more tolerable in that day for Sodom Jericho, and fell among thieves, which than for that city.

stripped him of his raiment, and wounded 13 Wce unto thee, Chorazin! woe un- him, and departed, leaving him half dead. to thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty 31 And by chance there came down a works had been done in Tyre and Sidon, certain priest that way; and when he saw which have been done in you, they had a him, he passed by on the other side. great while ago repented sitting in sack- 32 And likewise a Levite, when he was cloth and ashes.

at the place, came and looked on him, 14 Butit shallbe more tolerable for Tyre and passed by on the other side. and Sidon at the judgment, than for you. 33 But a certain Samaritan, as he jour

15 And thou, Capernaum, which art neyed, came where he was: and when he exalted to heaven, shall be thrust down to saw him, he had compassion on him, hell.

34 And went to him, and bound up 16 He that heareth you, heareth me; his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and and he that despiseth you, despiseth me; het him on liis own beast, and brought and he that despiseth me, despiseth him him to an inn, and took care of him. that sent me.

35 And on the morrow, when he de17 9 And the seventy returned agair || parted, he took out two pence, and gave with joy, saying, Lord, even the devils hem to the host, and said unto him, are subject unto us through thy name. Take care of himn : and whatsoever thou

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