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28 And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among wo


29 And when she saw him, she was troubled at his saying, and cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be.

30 And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God.

31 And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS.

32 He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David:

33 And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end.

34 Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?

28 These things were done in Bethabara beyond Jordan, where John was baptizing.

29 The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.

30 This is he of whom I said, After me cometh a man which is preferred beforeme: for he was before me.

31 And I knew him not: but that he should be made manifest to Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water.

32 And John bare record, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him.

33 And I knew him not: but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending, and remaining on him, the same is he which baptizeth with the Holy Ghost.

34 And I saw, and bare record that this is the Son of God.

and stood over where the young child was. 35.

10 When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.

they knew him.

35 And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed.

36. 11 And when they
were come into the house,
they saw the young child
with Mary his mother,
and fell down, and wor-
shipped him and when
they had opened their
treasures, they presented
unto him gifts; gold, and
frankincense, and myrrh.
37. 12 And being warned
of God in a dream that
they should not return to
Herod, they departed into
their own country another
38. 13 And when they
were departed, behold,
the angel of the Lord ap-
peareth to Joseph in a
dream, saying, Arise, and
take the young child and
his mother, and flee into
Egypt, and be thou there
until I bring thee word:
for Herod will seek the
young child to destroy

39. 14 When he arose,
he took the young child
and his mother by night,

36 And Simon and they that were with him followed after him.

37 And when they had found him, they said unto him, All men seek for thee.

38 And he said unto them, Let us go into the next towns, that I may preach there also: for therefore came I forth.

39 And he preached in their synagogues through. out all Galilee, and cast out

35 And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.

36 And, behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she hath also conceived a son in her old age and this is the sixth month with her, who was called barren.

35 Again the next day after John stood, and two of his disciples;

36 And looking upon Jesus as he walked, he saith, Behold the Lamb of God!

37 For with God nothing shall be impossible.

37 And the two disciples heard him speak, and they followed Jesus.

38 And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her.

38 Then Jesus turned, and saw them following, and saith unto them, What seek ye? They said unto him, Rabbi, (which is to say, being interpreted, Master,) where dwellest thou?

39 And Mary arose in those days, and went into the hill country with haste,

39 He saith unto them, Come and see. They came and saw where he dwelt,



and departed into Egypt: devils.

15 And was there until the death of Herod: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Out of Egypt have I called my son.

40 And there came a leper to him, beseeching him, and kneeling down to him, and saying unto him, If thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.

16 Then Herod, when 41 And Jesus, moved with he saw that he was mocked compassion, put forth his of the wise men, was ex-hand, and touched him, and ceeding wroth, and sent saith unto him, I will; be forth, and slew all the chil- thou clean. dren that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently enquired of the wise men.

42. 17 Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying,

42 And as soon as he had spoken, immediately the leprosy departed from him, and he was cleansed.

43. 18 In Rama was there a

43 And he straitly charg

voice heard, lamentation, ed him, and forthwith sent and weeping, and great him away; mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not. 44. 19 But when Herod was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord appeareth in a dream to Joseph in Egypt,

44 And saith unto him, See thou say nothing to any man: but go thy way, shew thyself to the Priest, and offer for thy cleansing those things which Moses com

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