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35 Let your loins be 15 For I have given you girded about, and your lights an example, that ye should burning ;

do as I have done to you.

36 And ye yourselves like 16 Verily, verily, I say unto men that wait for their unto you, The servant is not lord, when he will return greater than his lord; neifrom the wedding; that ther he that is sent greater when he cometh and knock- than he that sent him. eth, they may open unto him immediately.

37 Blessed are those ser- 17 If ye know these vants, whom the lord when things, happy are ye if ye he cometh shall find watch- do them. ing: verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them.

38 And if he shall come 18 I speak not of you in the second watch, or come all: I know whom I have in the third watch, and find chosen: but that the Scripthem so, blessed are those ture may be fulfilled, He servants.

that eateth bread with me hath lifted up his heel

against me. 39 And this know, that 19 Now I tell you before if the goodman of the house it come, that, when it is had known what hour the come to pass, ye may believe thief would come, he would that I am he. have watched, and not have suffered his house to be broken through.

40 Be ye therefore ready 20 Verily, verily, I say also: for the Son of man unto you, He that receiveth cometh at an hour when ye whomsoever I send receiveth

which would take ac- And thou also wast with count of his servants. Jesus of Nazareth.

607. 24 And when he had 68 But he denied, saying,

begun to reckon, one I know not, neither underwas brought unto him, stand I what thou sayest. which owed him ten And he went out into the thousand talents. porch; and the cock crew.

608. 25 But forasmuch as 69 And a maid saw him

he had not to pay, his again, and began to say to lord commanded him to them that stood by, This is be sold, and his wife, one of them, and children, and all that he had, and payment to

be made. 609. 26 The servant there- 70 And he denied it again.

fore fell down, and wor- And a little after, they that shipped him, saying, stood by said again to Peter, Lord, have patience with Surely thou art one of them: me, and I will pay thee for thou art a Galilæan, and all.

thy speech agreeth thereto. 610. 27 Then the lord of 71 But he began to curse

that servant was moved and to swear, saying, I know with compassion, and not this man of whom ye loosed him, and forgave speak.

him the debt. 611. 28 But the same ser- 72 And the second time

vant went out, and found the cock crew. And Peter one of his fellowservants, called to mind the word that which owed him an hun- Jesus said unto him, Before dred pence: and he laid the cock crow twice, thou hands on him, and took shalt deny me thrice. And him by the throat, say, when he thought thereon, ng, Pay me that thou he wept.

owest. 612. 29 And his fellow- 1

servant fell down at his feet, and besought him, Priests held a consultation saying, Have patience with the elders and Scribes with me, and I will pay and the whole council, and thee all.

bound Jesus, and carried

AND straightway in the

think not.

me; and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent

me. 41 | Then Peter said unto 21 When Jesus had thus him, "Lord, speakest thou said, he was troubled in this parable unto us, or even spirit, and testified, and said, to all ?

Verily, verily, I say unto you, that one of you shall

betray me. 42 And the Lord said, 22. Then the disciples Who then is that faithful looked on another, and wise steward, whom his doubting of whom he spake. lord shall make ruler over his houshold, to give them their portion of meat in due season?

43 Blessed is that servant, 23 Now there was leaning whom his lord when he on Jesus' bosom one of his cometh shall tind so doing. disciples, whom Jesus loved.


44 Of a truth I say unto 24 Simon Peter therefore you, that he will make him beckoned to him, that he ruler over all that he hath. should ask who it should be

of whom he spake.

45 But and if that ser- 25 He then lying on Jesus' vant say in his heart, My breast saith unto him, Lord, lord delayeth his coming; who is it? and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;

46 The lord of that ser- 26 Jesus answered, He it vant will come in a day is, to whom I shall give a when he looketh not for sop, when I have dipped it. him, and at an hour when And when he had dipped he is not aware, and will the sop, he gave it to Judas cut him in sunder, and will Iscariot, the son of Simon.

him away, and delivered him

to Pilate. 613. 30 And he would not: 2 And Pilate asked him,

but went and cast him Art thou the King of the into prison, till he should Jews? And he answering pay the debt.

said unto him, Thousayestit.

614. 31 So when his fellow. 3 And the Chief Priests

servants saw what was accused him of many things: done, they were very but he answered nothing. sorry, and came and told unto their lord all that was done.

616. 32 Then his lord, after 4 And Pilate asked him

that he had called him, again, saying, Answerest said unto him, O thou thou nothing behold how wicked servant, I forgave many things they witness thee all that debt, be- against thee. cause thou desiredst me:

616. 33 Shouldest not thou 5 But Jesus yet answered

also have had compas- nothing; so that Pilate mar.
sion on thy fellowservant, velled.
even as I had pity on

thee? 617. 34 And his lord was 6 Now at that feast he

wroth, and delivered him released unto them one prito the tormentors, till he soner, whomsoever they deshould pay all that was sired.

due unto him. 618. 35 So likewise shall 7 And there was

my heavenly Father do named Barabbas, which lay also unto you, if ye from bound with them that had your hearts forgive not made insurrection with him, every one his brother who had committed murder their trespasses.

in the insurrection. 619. 1 ND it came to 8 And the multitude cry

pass, that when ing aloud began to desire


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appoint him his portion with the unbelievers.

47 And that servant, 27 And after the sop Satan which knew his lord's will, entered into him. Then said and prepared not himself, Jesus unto him, That thou neither did according to his doest, do quickly. will, shall be beaten with many stripes.

48 But he that knew not, 28 Now no man at the and did commit things table knew for what intent worthy of stripes, shall be he spake this unto him. beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.

49 I am come to send fire 29 For some of them on the earth; and what will thought, because Judas had I, if it be already kindled? the bag, that Jesus had said

unto him, Buy those things that we have need of against the feast; or, that he should

give something to the poor. 50 But I have a baptism 30 He then having reto be baptized with; and ceived the sop went immehow am I straitened till it diatelyout: and it was night. be accomplished !

51 Suppose ye that I am 31 Therefore, when he come to give peace on earth ? was gone out, Jesus said, I tell you, Nay; but rather Now is the Son of man glodivision:

rified, and God is glorified

in him. 52 For from henceforth 32 If God be glorified in there shall be five in one him, God shall also glorify house divided, three against him in himself, and shall two, and two against three. straightway glorify him.

53 The father shall be 33 Little children, yet a divided against the son, and little while I am with you.

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