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in secret, shall reward thee consumeth, and where thieves [openly). 7 But when ye pray, do not break through nor steal: use not babbling repetitions, 21 for where your treasure is, like the heathen : for they think there will also be your heart. that they shall be heard for their

22 “ The lamp of the body is much speaking. 8 Be not there

the fore like them : for

if therefore thine eye

eye : Father

your knoweth what things ye want

be clear, thy whole body will be before ye ask him.

enlightened. 23 But if thine 9“ “ In this manner therefore eye be dim, thy whole body will

be in darkness. If therefore pray ye:

« Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy darkness, how great must be that

the light which is in thee be name: 10 thy reign come : thy

darkness! will be done upon the earth, as it is in heaven: 11 give us to 24 " No man can serve two day our daily bread : 12 and masters : for either he will hate forgive us our debts, as we also the one, and love the other; or forgive our debtors : 13 and he will hold to the one, and des. abandon us not to temptation, I pise the other. Ye cannot serve but preserve us from evil.' 14 God and Riches. 25 WhereFor if ye forgive men their of- fore I say unto you, Take no fences, your heavenly Father, anxious thought for your life, will also forgive you : 15 but if what ye shall eat, (or what ye ye forgive not men [their of shall drink;] nor for your body, fences,] neither will your Father with what ye shall be clothed. forgive your offences.

Is not the life a greater gift 16“ Moreover, when ye fast, than food; and the body than be not as the hypocrites, of a raiment ? 26 Observe the fowls sad countenance : for they dis- of heaven; that they neither figure their faces, that they may sow, nor reap, nor gather into appear unto men to fast. Veri- barns; yet your heavenly Faly I tell you, that they have their ther feedeth them.

Are not ye reward. 17 But when thou fast- much better than they? 27 Now est, anoint thy head, and wash which of you, by taking anxious thy face ; 18 that thou appear thought, can add one cubit to not unto men to fast, but unto his stature? 28 And why take thy Father that is in secret: and ye anxious thought for raiment? thy Father that seeth in secret Consider the lilies of the field, shall reward thee.

how they grow: they neither 19 “Lay not up for yourselves labour nor spin : 29 yet I tell treasures upon the earth, where you, that not even Solomon in moth and rust consume, and all his glory was arrayed like where thieves break through one of these. 30 Now if God so and steal : 20 but lay up for clothe the herb of the field, yourselves treasures in heaven, which flourisheth to-day, and where neither moth nor rust | to-morrow will be cast into a

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furnace; will he not much more knock, and it shall be opened clothe you, O ye of little faith? unto you: 8 for whosoever

31“Wherefore take no anxious asketh, receiveth; whosoever thought, saying, 'What shall seeketh, findeth ; and to him we eat?

or, What shall we that knocketh it shall be opened. drink? or, What shall we put 9 Is there any man among you,

32 (for after all these who, if his son shall ask bread things the gentiles seek:) for will he give him a stone? 10 or your heavenly Father know- if he shali ask a fish will he give eth that ye have need of all him a serpent ? 11 If ye therethese things. 33 But seek ye fore, being evil, know how to first the kingdom of God, and give good things to your chilthe righteousness required by dren, how much more will your him ; and all these things shall Father in heaven give good be added unto you. 34 Take things to them that ask him? therefore no anxious thought 12 All things therefore whatabout the morrow : for the mor soever ye would that men row will take anxious thought should do to you, do ye also for (the things of] itself. Suffi- to them ; for this is the law cient to the day is its own and the prophets. trouble. Ch. VII. 1 “Judge not that ye

13 "Enter in through the strait be not judged. 2 For with what gate; for wide is the gate, and judgment ye judge, ye shall be eth to perdition, and there are

broad is the way which leadjudged; and with what measure ye deal out, it shall be many who enter in by it. 14 measured to you. 3 And why | how narrow is the way which

But how strait is the gate, and observest thou the mote in thy leadeth to life, and how few brother's eye, but art insensible of the beam in thine own eye?

there are who find it ! 4 Or how darest thou say to

15 « Beware of false prophets, thy brother, “Let me take the who come to you in garments of mote out of thine eye,' and, lo, sheep, while inwardly they are a beam is in thine own eye? ravenous wolves. 16 By their 5 Thou hypocrite, first take the fruits ye shall know them. Are beam out of thine own eye; grapes gathered from thorns; then thou wilt see clearly to take or figs from thistles ? 17 In the mote out of thy brother's like manner every good tree eye.

bringeth forth good fruit; but 6“ Give not things holy to a corrupt tree bringeth forth dogs, nor cast your pearls be- bad fruit. 18 A good tree canfore swine, lest they trample not bring forth bad fruit; nor them under their feet, and turn a corrupt tree bring forth good

fruit. 19 Every tree which bring7“ Ask, and it shall be given eth not forth good fruit, is hewn you; seek, and ye shall find;l down and cast into the fire. 20

and rend you.

Wherefore by their fruits ye if thou wilt, thou canst cleanse shall know them.

me." 3 And Jesus stretching 21 “ Not every one that saith forth his hand, touched him, to me, · Lord, Lord,' shall enter saying, “ I will; be thou cleaninto the kingdom of heaven; but sed.” And immediately his lehe that doth the will of my Fa- prosy was cleansed. 4 Then Jether in heaven; 22 Many will sus said to him, “ See thou tell say to me in that day ; Lord, no one; but go show thyself to Lord, have we not prophesied the priest, and offer the gift in thy name? and in thy name which Moses commanded ; for cast out demons ? and in thy a testimony to them.” Rame done many wonderful 5 Having entered into Caperworks?' 23. And then I will de- naum, a centurion came to him, clare to them, 'I never knew beseeching him, 6 and saying, you: depart from me, ye that “ Sir, my servant lieth at home work iniquity.'

sick of the palsy, greatly afflict24 “ Whosoever therefore ed.” 7 And Jesus said to him, heareth these words of mine, “ I will come and cure him." and doth them, I will compare

8 Then the centurion answer him to a wise man, who built ing said, “Sir, I am not worthy his house upon a rock : 25 and that thou shouldest enter under the rain descended, and the my roof: but only command by rivers overflowed and the winds word, and my servant will be blew, and beat upon that house, healed. 9 For I also, though a yet it fell not : for it was found man under authority, yet having ed on a rock. 26 And whosoever soldiers under me, say to this heareth these words of mine, Go,' and he goeth, and to anoand doth them not, shall be ther, Come, and he cometh compared to a foolish man, who and to my servant, Do this,' built his house on the sand : 27 and he doth it." 10 Now Jesus and the rain descended, and the hearing this, wondered, and said rivers overflowed, and the winds to those who followed, “ Verily, blew, and beat upon that house; I tell you, that not even in Israel and it fell, and the fall of it was have I found so great faith. 11 great."

And I assure you, that many shall 28 And it came to pass when come from the east and the Jesus had ended these words, west, and shall place themselves that the people were amazed at table with Abraham, and at his teaching: 29 for he taught Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom them as having authority; and of heaven : 12 but the sons of not as the Scribes.

the kingdom shall be thrust out CH. VIII. 1 NOW, when Jesus into darkness: there shall be came down from the mountain, weeping, and gnashing of teeth." great multitudes followed him 13 And Jesus said to the centu

2 And, behold a leper came and rion, “ Go; and according as did him obeisance, saying, “Sir, thou hast believed, so be it done

to thee." And his servant was rebuked the winds and the sea : healed in that very hour. and there was a great calm. 27

14 And Jesus coming into And the men wondered saying, Peter's house, saw his wife's " What personage is this, that mother lying sick of a fever. even the winds and the sea obey 15 And having touched her him !" hand, the fever left her : and 28 AND when he was come she arose, and ministered unto to the other ide, into the them.

country of the Gergesenes, 16 Now when evening was there met him two demoniacs, come, they brought to him ma- coming out of the tombs very ny demoniacs : and he expelled fierce, so that no one could pass the spirits with a word, and along by that way. 29 And, lo, cured all the sick : 17 Thus they cried out, saying, “ What verifying the saying of the pro- hast thou to do with us, thou phet Isaiah, “ He took away Son of God? Art thou come our infirmities, and removed hither to torment us before the our diseases."

time?" 30 Now there was at 18 But Jesus seeing great some distance from them a herd multitudes about him, gave or- of many swine feeding. 31 So ders to depart to the opposite the demons besought him say. shore. 19 And a certain scribe ing, “ If thou cast us out, send coming, said to him, “ Master, us into the herd of swine.” 32 I will follow thee whithersoever And he said to them, “ Go." thou goest.” 20 And Jesus And when they were come out, said to him, “ The foxes have they went into the swine : and, holes, and the birds of the air lo, the whole herd ran violently have places of shelter : but the down a precipice into the sea, Son of man hath not where to and perished in the waters. 33 rest his head." 21 And ano-| And the herdsmen Aled, and ther of his disciples said to him, went away into the city, and re"Sir, suffer me first to go and ported all this ; and what had

father.' 22 But Jesus happened to the demoniacs. 34 said to him, “ Follow me; and And, lo, the whole city came let the dead bury their dead." out to meet Jesus ; and having

23 AND when he had gone into seen him, they besought him to aship, his disciples followed him. depart out of their territory. 94 And, lo, a great tempest arose

Ch. IX. I AND having gone in the sea, so that the ship was into [the] ship, he passed over, covered with the waves : but he and came to his own city. 2 was asleep. 25 And his disci- And, lo, there was brought to ples came and awoke him, say- him a paralytic, lying on a bed : ing, “ Master, save us: we per- and Jesus seeing their faith, ish.” 26 And he said to them, said to the paralytic, “ Son, take

Why are ye fearful, O ye of courage; thy sins are forgiven little faith ?" Then he arose and thee." 3 Whereupon some of

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the Scribes said within them- | groom mourn, as long as the selves, “ This man blasphem - bridegroom is with them? But eth." 4 But Jesus perceiving the days will come when the their thoughts, said, “ Why bridegroom shall be taken from think ye evil in your hearts? | them; and then they will fast. 5_For which is easier ? to say, 16 Now no one putteth a piece • Thy sins are forgiven thee of undressed cloth upon an old or to say, “Arise and walk ?' 6 garment: for the piece which But that ye may know that the filleth it up taketh from the garSon of man hath power on earth ment and a worse rent is made. to forgive sins," (then he said 17 Nor do men put new wine to the paralytic,) • Arise, take into old leathern bottles : otherup thy bed, and go home.” 7 wise, the bottles burst, and the Accordingly he arose, and went wine is spilled, and the bottles to his house. 8 And the mul- are destroyed : but new wine is titudes seeing this, wondered, put into new bottles, and both and glorified God, who had giv- are preserved together." en such power to men.

18 While he spake these 9 And Jesus going on from things to them, lo, a certain thence, saw a man named Mat- ruler came and did him obei. thew, sitting at the toll-office; sance, saying, “ My daughter and said to him, “ Follow me.” is by this time dead : but come And he arose and followed him. and lay thy hand upon her, and

10 And it came to pass while she will revive. 19 And Jesus Jesus was at meat in the house, arose, and followed him, with behold, many publicans and sin- his disciples. 20 (And, lo, a

came and placed them- woman, who had been disselves with him and his disci. eased with an issue of blood ples. 11 And the Pharisees twelve years, came behind him, observing it, said to his disci- and touched the tuft of his manples, Why eateth your Mas- tle: 21 for she said within herself, ter with publicans and sin- " If I may but touch his manners ?" 12 But Jesus hearing tle, I shall be restored.” 22 But it, said (to them], “ The whole Jesus turned about, and observneed not a physician, -but the ing her, he said, “ Take cou. sick. 13 But go ye, learn what rage, daughter ; thy faith hath that meaneth, I will have mer- cured thee." · And the woman cy and not sacrifice :' for I was well from that hour.) 23 come not to call righteous men, And Jesus coming into the rubut sinners."

ler's house, and perceiving the 14 Then the disciples of John musicians and the crowd making came to him, saying, “ Why do a noise, 24 said to them, “Withwe and the Pharisees fast much, draw : for the damsel is not but thy disciples fast not ?" 15 dead, but sleepeth.” And they And Jesus said to them, “ Can derided him. 25 But when the the companions of the bride- people were put out, he enter


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