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And he spake to them a parable ; Behold the figtree and

all the trees; 30 when they now shoot forth,

ye see and know of your

own selves that summer is 31 now nigh at hand. So likewise ye,

when things come to pass, know

ye that the kingdom of God 32 is nigh at hand. Verily I

say unto you, this generation

shall not pass away, till all 33 be fulfilled. Heaven and

earth shall pass away ; but my words shall not pass

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MATTHEW XXIV.

MARK XIII. man, no, not the angels of man, no, not the angels

heaven, but the Father only. which are in heaven, neither 37 But as the days of Noe were, the Son, but the Father.

so shall also the coming of 33 Take ye heed, watch and 38 the Son of man be.

pray; for ye know not when in the days that were before 34 the time is. For the Son the flood they were eating of man is as a man taking a and drinking, marrying and far journey, who left his giving in marriage, until the house, and gave authority to

day that Noe entered into his servants, and to every 39 the ark, and knew not, until man his work, and

the flood came, and took manded the porter to watch. them all away; so shall also 35 Watch ye therefore ; for ye

the coming of the Son of know not when the master 40 man be. Then shall two be of the house cometh, at

in the field ; the one shall even, or at midnight, or at

be taken, and the other lest. the cock-crowing, or in the 41 Two women shall be grind- 36 morning ; lest coming sud

ing at the mill; the one shall denly, he find you sleeping.

be taken and the other left. . 37 And what I say unto you, 1 42 Watch, therefore, for ye say unto all; Watch.

know not what hour your Lord doth come.

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MATTHEW XXIV. But know this, that if the good man of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have

watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken 44 up. Therefore be ye also ready; for in such an hour as ye 45 think not, the Son of man cometh. Who then is a faithful

and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his 46 household, to give them meat in due season ? Blessed is that

servant whom his lord, when he cometh, shall find so doing. 47 Verily I say unto you, that he shall make him ruler over 48 all his goods. But and if that evil servant shall say in his 49 heart; My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to

smite his fellow-servants, and shall eat and drink with the 50 drunken

; the lord of that servant shall come in a day when he looketh not for him, and in an hour that he is not ware of; 51 and shall cut him asunder, and appoint him his portion with

the hypocrites; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth. 25 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten

virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the

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LUKE XXI. 34 away.

And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life ;

and so that day come upon 35 you unawares.

snare shall it come on all

them that dwell on the face 38 of the whole earth. Watch

ye therefore always, and pray that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.

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MATTHEW XXV. 2 bridegroom. And five of them were wise, and five were 3 foolish. They that were foolish took their lamps, and took 4 no oil with them. But the wise took oil in their vessels with 5 their lamps. While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumber6 ed, and slept. And at midnight there was a cry made; Be7 hold, the bridegroom cometh ; go ye out to meet him. Then 8 all those virgins arose, and trimmed their lamps. And the

foolish said unto the wise ; Give us of your oil, for our lamps 9 are gone out. But the wise answered, saying ; Not so ; lest

there be not enough for us and you ; go ye rather to them 10 that sell, and buy for youselves. And while they went to

buy, the bridegroom came; and they that were ready went 11 in with him to the marriage ; and the door was shut. After

wards came also the other virgins, saying ; Lord, Lord, open 12 to us. But he answered and said ; Verily I say unto you, I 13 know you not. Watch, therefore, for ye know neither the 14 day nor the hour. — For the kingdom of heaven is as a

man travelling into a far country, who called his own servants,

MATTHEW XXV.
15 and delivered unto them his goods ; and unto one

he
gave

five talents, to another two, and to another one; to every man

according to his several ability ; and straightway took his 16 journey. Then he that had received the five talents went and 17 traded with the same, and made them other five talents. And

likewise he that had received two, he also gained other two. 18 But he that had received one, went and digged in the earth 19 and hid his lord's money. After a long time the lord of 20 those servants cometh, and reckoneth with them. And so

he that had received five talents, came and brought other five talents, saying ; Lord, thou deliveredst unto me five

talents; behold, I have gained besides them five talents more. 21 His Lord said unto him ; Well done, thou good and faithful

servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will

make thee ruler over many things ; enter thou into the joy 2 of thy lord. He also that had received two talents caine

and said; Lord, thou deliveredst unto me two talents ; be23 hold, I have gained two other talents besides them. His lord

said unto him ; Well done, good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler

over many things; enter thou into the joy of thy lord. 24 Then he which had received the one talent came and said ;

Lord, I knew thee that thou art a hard man, reaping

where thou hast not sown, and gathering where thou hast 25 not strawed ; and I was afraid, and went and hid thy talent 25 in the earth; lo, there thou hast that is thine. His lord

answered and said unto him ; Thou wicked and slothful

servant, didst thou know that I reap where I sowed not, 27 and gather where I have not strawed ? Thou oughtest

therefore to have put my money to the exchangers; and

then at my coming I should have received mine own with 28 usury. Take therefore the talent from him, and give it 29 unto him which hath ten talents. For unto every one that

hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance; but

from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which 30 he hath. And cast ye the unprofitable servant into outer darkness; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the

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MARK XIV.

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MATTHEW XXVI.
And it came to pass,

when Jesus had finished all these sayings, he said unto his dis

After two days was the feast of the passover, and of unleavened bread; and the

MATTHEW XXV.

angels with him, then shall he sit upon the thronc of his glory, 32 and before him shall be gathered all nations; and he shall

separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his 33 sheep from the goats; and he shall set the sheep on his right 34 hand, but the goats on the left. Then shall the King say

unto them on his right hand; Come, ye blessed of my

Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foun35 dation of the world. For I was a hungered, and ye

gave me meat; I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink; 36 I was a stranger, and ye took me in ; naked, and ye

clothed me; I was sick, and ye visited me; I was in prison, 37 and ye came unto me. Then shall the righteous answer

him, saying; Lord, when saw we thee a hungered, and fed 38 thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink? when saw we thee

a stranger, and took thee in ? or naked, and clothed thee? 39 or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto 40 thee? And the King shall answer and say unto them ; Ver

ily I say unto you, in as much as ye have done it unto one

of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me. 41 Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand ; Depart

from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the 42 devil and his angels. For I was a hungered, and ye gave me 43 no meat; I was thirsty, and ye gave me no drink; I was a

stranger, and ye took me not in ; naked, and ye clothed me 44 not; sick, and in prison, and ye visited me not. Then

shall they also answer, saying; Lord, when saw we thee a

hungered, or athirst, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in 45 prison, and did not minister unto thee? Then shall he an

swer them, saying ; Verily 1 say unto you, in as much as ye did it not to one of the least of these, ye did it not to me. And these shall go away into everlasting punishment; but the righteous into life eternal.)

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LUKE XXI. And in the day-time he was teaching in the temple ; and at night he went out, and abode in the mount that is called the 38 mount of Olives. And all the people came early in the morn

ing to him in the temple, for to hear him.

LUKE XXII.

JOHN XII.

1 Now the feast of unleav

ened bread drew nigh, which 2 is called the passover ; and

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