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THE GOSPEL according to ST. MATTHEW. f CHAP. I.

Abiud; and Abiud begat EliaTHE book of the genera- kim;and Eliakim begat Azor;

tion of Jesus Christ, the 14 And Azor begat Sadoc; son of David, the son of Abra- and Sadoc begat Achim; and ham.

Achim begat Eliud; 2 Abraham begat Isaac; and 15 And Eliud begat Eleazar; Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob and Eleazar begat Matthan; begat Judas and his brethren; and Matthan begat Jacob;

3 And Judas begat Phares 16 And Jacob begat Joseph and Zara of Thamar; and the husband of Mary, of Phares begat Esrom, and Es- whom was born Jesus, who is rom begat Aram;

called Christ. 4 And Aram begat Amina- f 17 So all the generations dab; and Aminadab begat from Abraham to David are Naasson; and Naasson begat fourteen generations; and Salmon;

from David until the carrying 5 And Salmon begat Booz of away into Babylon are fourRachab;and Booz begatObed teen generations; and from of Ruth;and Obed begatJesse; the carrying away into Ba6 And Jesse begat David the bylon unto Christ are fourking; and David the king be- teen generations. gat Solomon of her that had t 18 y Now the birth of Jesus been the wife of Urias; Christ was on this wise: When

7 And Solomon begat Ro- as his mother Mary was esboam; and Roboami begat poused to Joseph, before they Abia; and Abia begat Asa; came together, she was found

8 And Asa begat Josaphat; with child of the Holy Ghost. and Josaphat begat Joram; c 19 Then Joseph her hus. and Joram begat Ozias; band, being a just man, and

9 And Ozias begat Joatham; not willing to make her a and Joatham begat Achaz; publick example, was mindand Achaz begat Ezekias; ed to put her away privily.

10 And Ezekias begat Ma- v 20 But while he thought on

nasses; and Manasses begat these things, behold, the anM Amonzand Amonbegat Josias; gel of the Lord appeared

g11 And Josias begat Jecho- unto him in a dream, saying, nias and his brethren, about Joseph, thou son of David,

the time they were carried fear not to take unto thee a way to Babylon:

Mary thy wife: for that which f12 And after they were is conceived in her is of the brought to Babylon, Jecho- Holy Ghost. nias begat Salathiel ; and Sa- t 21 And she shall bring fortla lathiel begat Zorobabeli

a son, and thou shalt cal! , 13 And Zorobabel begat name JESUS: for he

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Birth of Christ. S. MATTHEW.

The wise men. save his people from their Juda: for out of thee shall sins.

come a Governor, that shall a 22 Now all this was done, rule my people Israel. that it might be fulfilled f7 Then Herod, when he had which was spoken of the Lord privily called the wise men, by the prophet, saying, enquired of them diligently 12*23 Behold, a virgin shall be what time the star appeared. with child, and shall bring 8 8 And he sent them to forth a son, and they shali Bethlehem, and said, Go and call his name Emmanuel, search diligently for the which being interpreted is, young child; and when ye God with us.

have found him, bring me f 24 Then Joseph being rais- word again, that í may come ed from sleep díd as the angel and worship him also. of the Lord had bidden him, m9 When they had heard the and took unto him his wife: king, they departed; and, lo,

25 And knew her not till she the star, which they saw in had brought forth her first- the east, went before them, born son; and he called his till it came and stood over name JESUS.

where the young child was. CHAP. II.

10 When they saw the star, Now

wenn esms oxas barn these fig.ced with exceeding

in Bethlehem of Judea great joy in the days of Herod the king, f11 | And when they were behold, there came wise men come into the house, they saw from the east to Jerusalem, the young child with Mary f2 Saying, Where is he that his mother, and fell down, is born King of the Jews? for and worshipped him: and we have seen his star in the when they had opened their east, and are come to wor- treasures, they presented un

to him gifts; gold, and frank3 When Herod the king had incense, and myrrh. heard these things, he was v 12And being warned of God troubled, and all Jerusalem in a dream that they should with him.

not return to Herod, they de4 And when he had gather- parted into their own country ed all the chief priests and another way. scribes of the people 10-v 13 And when they were degether, he demanded of them parted, behold, the angel of where Christ should be born. the Lord appeareth to Joseph g 5 And they said unto him, in a dream, saying, Arise, and În Bethlehem of Judea: for take the young child and his thus it is written by the pro- mother, and flee into Egypt, phet,

and be thou there until í a 6 And thou Bethlehem, in bring thee word: for Herod the land of Juda, art not the will seek the young child to

ship him.

Herod's cruelty.

CHAP. III. John's preaching g 14 When he arose, he took in the room of his father the young child and his mo- Herod, he was afraid to go ther by night, and departed thither: notwithstanding, beinto Egypt:

ing warned of God in a a 15 And was there until the dream, he turned aside into death of Herod: that it might the parts of Galilee: be fulfilled which was spoken a 23 And he came and dwelt of the Lord by the prophet, in a city called Nazareth: that saying, Out of Egypt have I it might be fulfilled which called my son.

was spoken by the prophets, § 16 Then Herod, when he He shall be called a Nazarene. saw that he was mocked of


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, sent forth, Baptist, preaching slew all the children that wilderness of Judea, were in Bethlehem, and in d 2 And saying, Repent ye: all the coasts thereof, from for the kingdom of heaven two years old and under, ac- is at hand. cording to the time which he a 3 For this is he that was had diligently enquired of spoken of by the prophet the wise men

Esaias, saying, The voice of a 17 Then was fulfilled that one crying in the wilderness, which was spoken by Jeremy Prepare ye the way of the the prophet, saying, Lord, make hispaths straight. g 18 In Rama was there a f4 And the same John had voice heard, lamentation and his raiment of camel's hair, weeping, and great mourn- and a leathern girdle about ing, Rachel wet ping for her his loins; and his meat was children, and would not be locusts and wild honey. comforted, because they are 5 Then went out to him Jenot,

rusalem, and all Judea, and v 194 But when Herod was all the region round about dead, behold, an angel of the Jordan, Lord appeareth in a dream 6 And were baptized of him to Joseph in Egypt, in Jordan, confessing their 20 Saying, Arise, and take sins. the young child and his t 7. But when he saw many mother, and go into the land of the Pharisees and Sadduof Israel: for they are dead cees come to his baptism, ho which sought the young said unto them, generation child's life,

of vipers, who hath warned 121 And he arose, and took you to flee from the wrath to the young child and his come? mother, and came into the 18 Bring forth therefore land of Israel.

fruits meet for repentance: & 22 But when he heard that t 9 And think not to say Archelaus did reign in Judeal within yourselves, We hava

Christ baptized:

S. MATTHEW. his temptation. Abraham to our father: for f CHAP. IV. in


of able of these stones to raise the spirit into the wilderup children unto Abraham. ness to be tempted of the de

10 And now also the ax is vil. aid unto the root of the trees: m2 And when he had fasted therefore every tree which forty days and forty nights, bringeth not forth good fruit he was afterward 'an hunis hewn down, and cast into gred. the fire.

3 And when the tempter t 11 I indeed baptize you came to him, he said, If with water unto repentance: thou be the Son of God, combut he that cometh after me mand that these stones be is mightier than I, whose made bread. shoes I am not worthyto bear: d4 But he answered and said, he shall baptize you with the It is written, Man shall not Holy Ghost, and with fire: live by bread alone, but by t 12 Whose fan is in his hand, every word that proceedeth and he will throughly purge out of the mouth of God. his floor, and gather hiswheat f 5 Then the devil taketh into the garner; but he will him up into the holy city, burn up the chaff with un- and setteth him on a pinnaquenchable fire.

cle of the temple, & 13 Then cometh Jesus 6 And saith unto him, If from Galilee to Jordan unto thou be the Son of God, cast John, to be baptized of him. thyself down for it is writf 14 But John forbad him,say- ten, He shall give his angels ing, I have need to be baptiz- charge concerning thee: and ed of thee, and comest thou in their hands they shall bear to me?

thee lest at any time thou d 15 AndJesus answering said dash thy ibot against a stone, unto him, Suffer it to be so d 7 Jesus said unto bim, It is now: for thus it becometh us written again, Thou shalt not to fulfil all righteousness. tempt the Lord thy God. Then he suffered him. 1/8 Again, the devil taketh m 16 And Jesus, when he was him up into an exceeding baptized, went up straight- high mountain, and sheweth way out of the water: and, lo, him all the kingdoms of the the heavens were opened un- world, and the glory of them; to him, and he saw the Spirit 9 And saith unto him, All of God descending like a these things will I give thee, dove, and lighting upon it thou wilt fall down and him:

worship me. m 17 And lo a voice from hea- d 10 Then saith Jesus unto ven, saying, This is my be- him, Get thee hence, Satan: loved Son, in whom I am for it is written, Thou shalt

worship the Lord thy God,




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Calleth his disciples.

CHAP. V. Who are blessed. and him onlyshalt thou serve., nets; and he called them. mli Then the devil leaveth d 22 And they immediately him,and, behold, angels came left the ship and their father, and ministered unto him. and followed him. f12 ¢ Now when Jesus, had m23 4 And Jesus went about heard that John was cast into all Galilee, teaching in their prison, he departed into Gali- synagogues, and preaching lee;

the gospel of the kingdom, g 13 And leaving Nazareth, he and healing all manner of came and dwelt in Caper- sickness, and all manner of naum, which is upon the sea disease among the people. coast, in the borders of Zabu-lh 24 And his fame went Ion and Nephthalim: throughout all Syria: and a 14 That it might be fulfilled they brought unto him all which was spoken by Esaias sick people that were taken the prophet, saying,

with divers diseases and tor15 The land of Zabulon, ments, and those which were and the land of Nephthalim, possessed with devils, and by the way of the sea, beyond those which were lunatick, Jordan, Galilee of the Gen- andthose that had the palsy; tiles:

and he healed them. 16 The people which sat in f 25 And there followed him darkness saw great light; and great multitudes of people to them which sat in the re from Galilee, and from Degion and shadow of death capolis, and from Jerusalem, light is sprung up. and from Judea, and from din ( From that time, Jesus beyond Jordan. began to preach, and to say, I CHAP. V. Repent: for the kingdom of ND seeing the multiheaven is at hand.

tudes, he went up into a f 18 And Jesus, walking by mountain: and when he was the sea of Galilee, saw two set, liis disciples came unto brethren, Simon called Peter, him: and Andrew his brother,cast- 2 And he opened his mouth, inga net into the sea: for they and taught them, saying, were fishers.

63 Blessed are the poor in d 19 And he saith unto them, spirit: for their's is the kingFollow me, and I will maké dom of heaven. you fishers of men.

b 4 Blessed are they that 120And they straightway left mourn: for they shall be comtheir nets, and followed him. forted.

21 And going on from | 6 5 Blessed are the meek: for thence, he saw other two they shall inherit the earth. brethren, James the son of 16 Blessed are they which do Zebedee, and John his bro- hunger and thirst after rightther, in a ship with Zebedee cousness: for they shall be their father, mending their filled.

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