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CHAP. XXIII. 19 Ye fools, and blind : for whether is greater, the gift, or the altar that sanctifieth the gift?

20 Whoso therefore shall swear by the altar, sweareth by it, and by all things thereon.

21 And whoso shall swear by the temple, sweareth by it, and by him that dwelleth therein.

22 And he that shall swear by heaven, sweareth by the throne of God, and by him that sitteth thereon.

23 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay tithe of mint, and anise,and cummin,and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgment, mercy, and faith : these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.

24 Yeblind guides, which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel.

25 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye make clean the outside of the cup, and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and excess.

26 Thou blind Pharisee, cleanse first that which is within the cup and platter, that the outside of them may

be clean also. 27 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead mens bones, and of all uncleanness.

28 Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.

29 Woe unto you, scribes and


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MARK. CHAP. XXIII. Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye built the tombs of the prophets, and garnish the sepulchres of the righteous,

30 And say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets. 31 Wherefore ye

be witnesses unto yourselves, that ye are the children of them which killed the prophets. 32 Fill ye up then the mea. your'

fathers. 33 Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the damnation of hell?

34 | Wherefore behold, I send unto you prophets, and

and scribes : and some of them ye shall kill and crucify; and someofthem shall ye scourge in your synagogues, and persecute them from city to city:

35 That upon you may come all the righteous blood shed upon the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel, unto the blood of Zacharias, son of Barachias, whom


slew between the temple and the altar.

36 Verily I say unto you, All these things shall come upon this generation.

37 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!

38 Behold, your house is left unto you desolate.

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$ 117. Jesus prefers the widow's offering to

the gifts of the rich.

41 | And Jesus satover againstthe treasury :

AND he looked and beheld up, and saw the how the people rich

cast money into ing their gifts into
the treasury: and the treasury. *

that were
rich cast in much.
42 And therecame 2 And he saw
a certain


also a certain poor
widow, and she widow casting in
threw intwomites, thither two mites.
which make a far-

43 And he called
unto him his dis-
ciples, and saith

3 And he said,
unto them,

Verily Of a truth
I say unto you,


say unto you,

that this poor widow hath cast widow hath cast more in than all in more than they they

which have cast into the treasury:

That this poor

all :

44 For all they 4 For all these did cast in of their have of theirabunabundance ; :

dance cast in

* Place... The Treasury in the Temple.







unto the offerings

of God:
but she of her but she of her
want did cast in all penury

hath castin
that she had, even all the living that

all her living. she had. § 118. Jesus foretels the Destruction of the Temple, he takes

his final leave of it : and on the Mount of Olives teaches four of his Apostles what the signs of his coming to destroy the Jews, and to close the Mosaic dispensation.

C. XIII. AND Jesus went AND as he went out, and departed out from the temple : from the temple, ** and his disciples one of hisdisciples

5 And as some came to him

saith unto him, spakeof thetemple

Master, see for to shew him what manner of how itwasadorned the buildings of stones, and what with goodlystones the temple.

buildingsare here! and gifts, 2 And Jesus 2 And Jesus ansaid unto swering said unto

he said, them,

him, See ye not all Seest thou these 6 As for these these things great buildings ? things which ye

behold, verily I say unto you,

the days will

come, in which

* Place....Jerusalem





LUKE. JOHN. CHAP. XXIV. CHAP. XIII. CHAP. XXI. there shall not be there shall not be there shall not be left here one stone left

one stone left

one stone upon another, that upon another, that upon another, that shall not bethrown shallnotbe thrown shallnot be thrown down. down.

down. 3 | And as he sat 3 And as he sat upon the mount of

upon the mount of Olives,


over against

the temple,
the disciples Peter, and James,

7 They
and John,and An-
unto him drew, asked him asked him,
privately, privately,

saying, Master, Tell us, when 4 Tell


but when shall these things shall these things shall these things be, and what shall be? and what shall be ? and what sign be the sign of thy be the sign when will there be when coming, and of the all these things

these things end of the world? shall be fulfilled ? shall come to pass? 4 And Jesus an

5 And Jesus an- 8 And he said, swered and said swering them beunto them, Take gan to say, Take

Take heed that no man heed lest any man heed that ye be deceive you.

deceive you:

: not deceived : 5 For many shall 6 For many shall for many shall come in my name, come in my name, come in my name, saying, I am Christ; saying, IamChrist; saying, IamChrist; and shall deceive and shall deceive many. many

and the time draweth near : go ye not therefore

after them.

7 And when ye 9 But when ye shall hear of wars, shall hear of wars, shall hear of wars, and rumours of and rumours of and commotions, wars : see that ye wars, be not troubled : beye not troubled: be not terrified : for all these things for such things for these thing must cometo pass, must needs be; must first come to but the end is but the end shall pass;but the end is not yet.

not be yet. not by and by

6 And ye

Place.... The Mount of Olives,

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