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went ye out into the wil. derness to see? A reed

shaken with the wind ? 323 8 But what went ye 38 Whosoever therefore

out for to see! A man shall be ashamed of me and
clothed in soft raiment of my words in this adulter-
behold, they that wear ous and sinful generation;
soft clothing are in king's of him also shall the Son of

man be ashamed, when he
cometh in the glory of his

Father with the holy angels. 324. 9 But what went ye 1 ND he said unto them, out for to see? A prophet? Verily I say unto you,

say unto you, and That there be some of them more than a prophet. that stand here, which shall

not taste of death, till they
have seen the kingdom of
God come with power.

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yea, I

325. 10 For this is he, of 29 And after six days

whom it is written, Be- Jesus taketh with him Peter, hold, I send my messen- and James, and John, and ger before thy face, which leadeth them up into an high shall prepare thy way mountain apart by them. before thee.

selves : and he was trans

figured before them.
326. 11 Verily I say unto 3 And his raiment became

you, Among them that shining, exceeding white as
are born of women there snow; so as no fuller on
hath not risen a greater earth can white them.
than John the Baptist:
notwithstanding he that
is least in the kingdom of

heaven is greater than he.
327. 12 And from the days 4 And there appeared

of John the Baptist until unto them Elias with Moses :
now the kingdom of hea- and they were talking with
ven suffereth violence, Jesus.
and the violent take it

by force. 328,

13 For all the pro- 5 And Peter answered

he that should come ? or look we for another?

21 And in the same hour 39 (But this spake he of he cured many of their in- the Spirit, which they that firmities and plagues, and of believe on him should reevil spirits ; and unto many ceive: for the Holy Ghost that were blind he gave sight. was not yet given ; because

that Jesus was not yet glo

rified.) 22 Then Jesus answering 40 | Many of the people said unto them, Go your therefore, when they heard way, and tell John what this saying, said, Of a truth things ye have seen and this is the Prophet. heard ; how that the blind see, the lame walk, thelepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the poor the Gospel is preached.

23 And blessed is he, who- 41 Others said, This is the soever shall not be offended Christ. But some said, Shall

Christ come out of Galilee?

in me.

24 | And when the mes. 42 Hath not the Scripture sengers of John were de. said, That Christ cometh of parted, he began to speak the seed of David, and out unto the people concerning of the town of Bethlehem, John, What went ye out where David was ? into the wilderness for to see? A reed shaken with the wind?

25 But what went ye out 43 So there was a divi. for to see! A man clothed sion among the people bein soft raiment? Behold, cause of him. they which are gorgeously apparelled, and live delicately, are in kings' courts. 26 But what went ye out 44 And some of them

phets and the law pro- and said to Jesus, Master, it phesied until John. is good for us to be here :

and let us make three tabernacles ; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for

Elias. 329. 14 And if ye will re- 6 For he wist not what to

ceive it, this is Elias, say; for they were sore which was for to come. afraid.

330. 15 He that hath ears

to hear, let him hear.

7 And there was a cloud that overshadowed them : and a voice came out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: hear him.

331. 16 But whereunto 8 And suddenly, when

shall I liken this genera- they had looked round ation? It is like unto bout, they saw no man any children sitting in the more, save Jesus only with markets, and calling un- themselves.

to their fellows, 332. 17 And saying, We 9 And as they came down

have piped unto you, and from the mountain, he ye have not danced ; charged them that they we have mourned unto should tell no man what you, and ye have not things they had seen, till lamented.

the Son of man were risen

from the dead. 333. 18 For John came 10 And they kept that

neither eating nor drink- saying with themselves, ing, and they say, He questioning one with anohath a deyil.

ther what the rising from

the dead should mean. 334. 19 The Son of man 11 And they asked him,

came eating and drink- saying, Why say the Scribes ing, and they say, Behold that Elias must first come? a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of Publicans and sinners.

for to see! A prophet? Yea, would have taken him; but I say unto you, and much no man laid hands on him. more than a prophet.

27 This is he of whom it 45 I Then came the offi. is written, Behold, I send cers to the Chief Priests and my messenger before thy Pharisees; and they said unface, which shall prepare thy to them, Why have ye not way before thee.

brought him? 28 For I say unto you, 46 The officers answered, Among those that are born Never man spake like this of women there is not a man. greater prophet than John the Baptist : but he that is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.

29 And all the people that 47 Then answered them heard him, and the Publi. the Pharisees, Are ye also cans, justified God, being deceived ? baptized with the baptism of John.

30 But the Pharisees and 48 Have any of the rulers Lawyers rejected the counsel or of the Pharisees believed of God against themselves, on him? being not baptized of him.

31 And the Lord said, 49 But this people who Whereunto then shall I li- knoweth not the law are ken the men of this genera- cursed. tion? and to what are they like?

32. They are like unto 50 Nicodemus saith unto children sitting in the mar- them, (he that came to Jeketplace, and calling one to sus by night, being one of another, and saying, We them,) have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have

But wisdom is justified

of her children. 335. 20 1 Then began he to 12 And he answered and

upbraid the cities where told them, Elias verily in most of his mighty cometh first, and restoreth works were done, because all things; and how it is they repented not: written of the Son of man,

that he must suffer many

things, and be set at nought. 336. 21. Woe unto thee, 13 But I say unto you,

Chorazin! woe unto thee, that Elias is indeed come,
Bethsaida! for if the and they have done unto
mighty works, which him whatsoever they listed,
were done in you, . had as it is written of him.
been done in Tyre and
Sidon, they would have
repented long ago in

sackcloth and ashes.
337. 22 But I say unto you,

14 And when he came to It shall be more tolera- his disciples, he saw a great ble for Tyre and Sidon multitude about them, and at the day of judgment, the Scribes questioning with than for you.

338. 23 And thou, Caper- 15 And straightway all

naum, which art exalted the people, when they beheld
unto heaven, shalt be him, were greatly amazed,
brought down to hell: and running to him saluted
for if the mighty works, him.
which have been done in
thee, had been done in
Sodom, it would have

remained until this day.
339. 24 But I say unto you, 16 And he asked the

That it shall be more Scribes, What question ye
tolerable for the land of with them?
Sodom in the day of

judgment, than for thee.
340.725 1 At that time Je- 17 And one of the multi-

sus answered and said, tude answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Master, I have brought unLord of heaven and earth, to thee my son, which hath

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