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746 The diseascut cured. ST. MATTHEW. The apostles sent to preach.

14 I Then came to him the disciples of 1'33 And when the devil was cast out, the John, saying, Why do we and the Phar- || dumb spake: and the muititudes marvelisees fast oft, but thy disciples fast not? | led, saying, It was never so seen in Israel

15 And Jesus said unto them, Can the || 34 But the Pharisees said, He casteth out children of the bride-chamber mourn, as devils, through the prince of the devils. long as the bridegroom is with them? 35 And Jesus went about all the cities but the days will come, when the bride- and villages, teaching in their synagogues, groom shall be taken from them, and and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, then shall they fast.

and healing every sickness, and every dis16 No man putteth a piece of new ease among the people. cloth unto an old garment: for that which il 36 | But when he saw the multitudes, is put in to fill it up, taketh from the he was moved with compassion on them. garment, and the rent is made worse. ll because they fainted, and were scattered

17 Neither do men put new wine into | abroad, as sheep having no shepherd. old bottles: else the bottles break, and 37 Then saith he unto his disciples, the wine runneth out, and the bottles | The harvest truly is plenteous, but the perish : but they put new wine into new | labourers are few. bottles, and both are preserved.

38 Pray ye therefore the Lord of the 18 . While he spake these things into harvest, that he will send forth labourers thém, behold, there came a certain ruler, || into his harvest. and worshipped him, saying, My daugh

CHAP. X. ter is even now dead: but come and lay || The apostles are sent to do miracles, and thy hand upon her, and she shall live.

to preach. :9 And Jesus arose, and followed him, || AND when he had called unto him and so did his disciples. .

In his twelve disciples, he gave them 20 ? (And behold, a woman which was power against unclean spirits, to cast them diseased with an issue of blood twelve out, and to heal all manner of sickness, years, came behind him, and touched the and all manner of disease. hem of his garment.

2 Now the names of the twelve apostles 21 For she said within herself, If I may | are these; The first, Simon, who is called but touch his garment, I shall be whole. | Peter, and Andrew his brother ; James

22 But Jesus turned him about, and the son of Zebedee, and John his brother ; when he saw her, he said, Daughter, be 3 Philip, and Bartholomew ; Thomas, of good comfort ; thy faith hath made and Matthew the publican ; James the thee whole. And the woman was made son of Alpheus, and Lebbeus, whose surwhole from that hour.)

name was Thaddeus ; 23 And when Jesus came into the rul- 4 Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iser's house, and saw the minstrels and the i cariot, who also betrayed him. people making a noise,

5 These twelve Jesus sent forth, and 24 He said unto them, Give place: for commanded theni, saying, Go not into the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And the way of the Gentiles, and into any city they laughed him to scorn.

of the Samaritans enter ye not. 25 But when the people were put | 6 But go rather to the lost sheep of the forth, he went in, and took her by the house of Israel. hand, and the maid arose.

7 And as ye go, preach, saying, The 26 And the fame hereof went abroad | kingdom of heaven is at hand. into all that land.

8 Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise 27 | And when Jesus departed thence, the dead, cast out devils : freely ye have two blind men followed him, crying, and received, freely give. saying, Thou Son of David, have mercy 9 Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor on us.

brass in your purses ; 28 And when he was come into the 10 Nor scrip for your journey, neither house, the blind men came to him: and two coats, neither shoes, nor yet staves : Jesus saith unto them, Believe ye that I (for the workman is worthy of his meat.) am able to do this? They said unto him, 11 And into whatsoever city or town l'ea, Lord.

ye shall enter, inquire who in it is worthy, 29 Then touched he their eyes, saying, and there abide till ye go thence. According to your faith, be it into you. 12 And when ye come into an house,

30 And their eyes were openedl; and || salute it. Jesus straitly charged them, saying, See 13 And if the house be worthy, let your that no man know it. .

1 peace come upon it: but it it be not wor31 But they, when they were departed, thy, let your peace return to you. spread abroad bis fame in all that country. 14 And whosoever shall not receive

32 | As they went out, behold, they you, nor hear your words, when ve debrought to him a dumb man possessed part out of that house, or city, shake of with a devil.

the dust of your feet.

Christ's charge to the apostles. Chap. XI. John sendeth his disciples to Christ.747

15 Verily, I say unto you, It shall be ! 35 For I am come to set a man at vamore tolerable for the land of Sodom and | riance against his father, and the daughGomorrah, in the day of judgment, thanter against her mother, and the daughfor that city.

ter-in-law against her mother-in-law. 16 1 Behold, I send you forth as sheep 36 And a man's foes shall be they of in the midst of wolves : be ye therefore his own household. wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. 37 He that loveth father or mother

17 But beware of men: for they will 1 more than me, is not worthy of me : and deliver you up to the councils, and they | he that loveth son or daughter more than will scourge you in their synagogues. me, is not worthy of me.

18 Anci ve shall be brought before gov 38 And he that taketh not his cross, and ernors and kings for my sake, for a testi- | followeth after me, is not worthy of me. mony against them and the Gentiles. 39 He that findeth his life shall lose it :

19 But when they deliver you up, take and he that loseth his life for my sake, no thought how or what ye shall speak, shall find it. for it shall be given you in that same 40 | He that receiveth you, receiveth hour what ye shall speak.

me, and he that receiveth me, receiveth 20 For it is not ve that speak, but the him that sent me. Spirit of your Father which speaketi in 41 He that receiveth a prophet in the you.

name of a prophet, shall receive a pro21 And the brother shall deliver up phet's reward ; and he that receiveth a the brother to death, and the father the righteous man in the name of a righteous child : and the children shall rise up a- man, shall receive a righteous man's regainst their parents, and cause them to ward. be put to death.

42 And whosoever shall give to drink 22 And ye shall be hated of all men unto one of these little ones, a cup of for my name's sake : but he that endur- | cold water only, in the name of a discieth to the end shall be saved.

ple, verily, I say unto you, he shall in no 23 But when they persecute you in this wise lose his reward. city, flee ye into another : for verily I say

CHAP. XI. finto you, Ye shall not have gone over 2 John sendeth his disciples to Christ. 7 the cities of Israel till the Son of man be The testimony of Christ concerning come,

John. 20 Christ upbraideth the uni24 The disciple is not above his master, || thankfulness and impenitence of Choranor the servant above his lord.

zin, Bethsaida, and Capernaum, 25 25 It is encugh for the disciple that he || and praiseth his Father's wisdom inz be as his master, and the servant as his revealing the gospel to the simpile. lord : if they have called the master of IL AND it came to pass when Jesus had the house Beelzebub, how much more A made an end of commanding his shall they call them of his household ? ltwelve disciples, he departed thence to

26 Fear them not therefore: for there | teach and to preach in their cities. is nothing covered, that shall not be re 2 Now when John had heard in the vealed ; and hid, that shall not be known. prison the works of Christ, he sent two

27 What I tell you in darkness, that of his disciples, speak ye in light : and what ye hear in 1 3 And said unto him, Art thou he that theear, that preach yeupon the house-tops. I should come, or do we look for another?

28 And fear not them which kill the 4 Jesus answered and said unto them, bodly, but are not able to kill the soul :|| Go and shew John again those things but rather fear him which is able to de which ye do hear and see : stroy both soul and body in hell.

5 The blind receive their sight, and the 29 Are not two sparrows sold for a far lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the thing? and one of them shall not fall on | deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the the ground without your Father.

poor have the gospel preached to them. 30 But the very hairs of your head are 6 And blessed is he whosoever shall all numbered.

not be offended in me. 31 Fear ye not therefore, ye are of W 7 1 And as they departed, Jesus began more value than many sparrows.

to say unto the multitudes concerning 32 Whosnever therefore shall confess | John, What went ye out into the wilderme before men, him will I confess also ness to see a reed shaken with the wind? before my Father which is in heaven. 8 But what went ye out for to see? A

33 But whosoever shall deny me be Iman clothed in soft raiment? Behold, fore men, him will I also deny before my | they that wear soft clothing are in king's Father which is in heaven.

houses. 34 Think not that I am come to send 9 But what went ye out for to see ? A peace on earth : I came not to send peice, I prophet? yea, I say unto you, and more but a sword.

'ihan a prophet.

748 Ingratitude upbraided. ST. MATTHEW. The Pharisecs refiroved.

10 For this is he of whom it is written, ll of me : for I am meek and lowly in heart : Behold, I send my messenger before thy and ye shall find rest unto your souls. face, which shall prepare thy way be- 30 For my yoke is easy, and my burfore thee.

den is light. 11 Verily, I say unto you, Among them

CHAP. XII. that are born of women, there hath not || 1 The disciples pluck the ears of corn on risen a greater than John the Baptist : || the sabbath. 31 Blasihemy agains! notwithstanding he that is least in the l the Holy Ghost shall not be foryiven. kingdom of heaven, is greater than he. 11 A T that time Jesus, went on the sab

12 And from the days of John the bath-day through the corn, and his Baptist, until now, the kingdom of heav- || disciples were an hungered, and began to en suffereth violence, and the violent pluck the ears of corn, and to eat. take it by force.

2 But when the Pharisees saw it, they 13 For all the prophets and the law said unto him, Behold, thy disciples do prophesied until Joh:..

that which is not lawful to do upon the 14 And if ye will receive it, this is sabbath-day. Elias which was for to come.

3 But he said unto them, Have ye not 15 Hethathathears to hear, let him hear. || read what David did when he was an

16 |But whereunto shall I liken this gen- || hungered, and they that were with him ; eration. It is like unto children sitting in | 4 How he entered into the house of the markets and calling unto their fellows, God, and did eat the shew-bread, which

17 And saying, We have piped unto you, was not lawful for him to eat, neither and ye have not danced; we have mourn- || for them which were with him, but only ed unto you, and ye have not lamented. || for the priests?

18 For John came neither eating nor 5 Or have ye not read in the law, hoz drinking, and they say, He hath a devil. || that on the sabbath-days the prieits in

19 The Son of man came eating and the temple profane the sabbath, and are drinking, and they say, Behold, a man blameless? gluttonous, and a wine-bibber, a friend of 6 But I say unto you, that in this publicans and sinners. But wisdom is place is one greater than the temple. justified of her children.

7 But if ye had known what this mean20 | Then began he to upbraid the ci- | eth, I will have mercy,and not sacrifice,ve ties wherein most of his mighty works would not have condemned the guiltless. were done, because they repented not. 8 For the Son of man is Lord eveti

21 Woe unto thee, Chorazin ; woe unto of the sabbath-day. thee, Bethsaida: for if the mighty works 9 And when he was departed thence, which were done in you had been done he went into their synagogue. in Tyre and Sidon, they would have re 10 | And behold, there was a man which pented long ago in sackcloth and ashes. had his hand withered. And they asked

22 But I say unto you, It shall be him, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the sabbath-days ? that they might accuse him. day of judgment, than for you.

11 And he said unto them, What man 23 And thou, Capernaum, which art shall there be among you, that shall have exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought one sheep, and if it fall into a pit on the down to hell: for if the mighty works sabbath-day, will he not lay hold on it, which have been done in thee, had been and lift it out? done in Sodom, it would have remained 12 How much then is a man better until this day.

than a sheep? wherefore it is lawful to 24 But I say unto you, that it shall || do well on the sabbath-days. be more tolerable for the land of Sodom, 13 Then saith he to the man, Stretcii in the day of judgment, than for thee. || forth thine hand. And he stretched is

25 | At that time Jesus answered and forth ; and it was restored whole, like said, I thank thee, Father, Lord of l as the other. heaven and earth, because thou hast hid 14 | Then the Pharisees went out, and these things from the wise and prudent, || held a council against him, how they and hast revealed them unto babes. might destroy hini. 26 Even so, Father, for so it seemed |

115 But when Jesus knew it, he withdrew good in thy sight.

himself from thence:and great multitudes 27 All things are delivered unto me | followed him, and he healed them all. of my Father, and no man knoweth the 16 And charged them that they should Son, but the Father ; neither knoweth || not make him known : any man the Father, save the Son, and he ll 17 That it inight be fulfilled which was to whomsoever the Son will reveal him. I spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying,

28 Comeuntome, aliye that labour,and 18 Behold, my servant, whom I have are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. chosen ; my beloved, in whom my soul

29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn 'l is well pleased : I will put my spirit up

of blasphemy.

CHAP. XIII. The Pharisees desire a sign. 749 on him, and he shall shew judgment to, tified, and by thy words thou shalt be the Gentiles.

condemned. 19 He shall not strive, nor cry ; neither || 38 | Then certain of the scribes and of shall any man hear his voice in the streets. || the Pharisees answered, saying, Master,

20 A bruised reed shall he not break, || we would see a sign from thee. and smoking flax shall he not quench, till L 39 But he answered and said to he send forth judgment unto victory. them, An evil and adulterous generation

21 And in his name shall the Gentiles seeketh after a sign, and there shall no trust.

sign be given to it, but the sign of the 22 | Then was brought unto him one prophet Jonas. possessed with a devil, blind and dumb; 40 For as Jonas was three days and and he healed him, insomuch that the three nights in the whale's belly : So blind and dumb both spake and saw. shall the Son of man be three days and

23 And all the people were amazed, || three nights in the heart of the earth. and said, Is not this the son of David ? I 41 The men of Nineveh shall rise in

24 But when the Pharisees heard it, they judgment with this generation, and shall said, This fellow doth not cast out devils, li condemn it : because they repented at but by Beelzebub the prince of the devils. the preaching of Jonas; and behold, a

25 And Jesus knew their thoughts, and greater than Jonas is here. said unto them, Every kingdom divided 42 The queen of the south shall rise against itself, is brought to desolation ; up in the judgment with this generation, and every city or house divided against and shall condemn it: for she came from itself, shall not stand.

the uttermost parts of the earth to hear 26 And if Satan cast out Satan, he is the wisdom of Solomon ; and behold, a divided against himself ; how shall then greater than Solomon is here. his kingdom stand ?

43 When the unclean spirit is gone 27 And if I by Beelzebub cast out devils, out of a man, he walketh through dry by whom do your children cast them out ? | places, seeking rest, and findeth none. therefore they shall be your judges.

44 Then he saith, I will return into 28 But if I cast out devils by the Spirit my house from whence I came out ; and of God, then the kingdom of God is when he is come, he findeth it empty, come unto you.

swept, and garnished. 29 Or else, loow can one enter into a 45. Then goeth he, and taketh with strong man's house, and spoil his goods, || himself seven other spirits more wicked except he first bind the strong man? and than himself, and they enter in and then he will spoil his house.

dwell there : and the last state of that man 30 He that is not with me, is against || is worse than the first. Even so shall it be me; and he that gathereth not with me, || also unto this wicked generation. scattereth abroad.

46 [ While he yet talked to the people, 31 4 Wherefore I say unto you, All behold, his mother and his brethren stocd manner of sin and blasphemy shall be for without, desiring to speak with him. given unto men : but the blaspheniy 47 Then one said unto him, Behold, against the Holy Ghost shall not be for- | thy mother and thy brethren stand withgiven unto men.

out, desiring to speak with thee. 32 And whosoever speaketh a word a 48 But he answered and said unto him gamst the Son of man, it shall be forgiv- || that told him, Who is my mother and en him: but whosoever speaketh against who are my brethren? the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven | 49 And he stretched forth his hand tohim, neither in this world, neither in the || ward his disciples, and said, Behold my world to come.

mother and my brethren! 33 Either make the tree good, and his | 50 For whoscever shall do the will of fruit good; or else make the tree cor- | my Father which is in heaven, the same rupt, and his fruit corrupt : for the tree || is įny brother, and sister, and mother. is known by his fruit.

CHAP. XIII. 34 O generation of vipers, how can ye, || 3 of the sower and the seed. 24 Divers being evil, speak good things for out of other parables. 34 Why Chrisi spake in the abundance of the heart, the mouth parables. speaketh.

THE same day went Jesus out of the *35 A good man, out of the good treasure T house, and sat by the sea side. of the heart, bringeth forth good things : 2 And great multitudes were gathereçl and an evil man, out of the evil treasure, l together unto him, so that he went into bringeth forth evil things.

a ship, and sat; and the whole multitude 36 But I say unto you, That every idle stood on the shore. word that men shall spcak, they shall give 3 And he spake many things unto account thereof in the day of judgment. them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower

37 For by thy words thou shalt be juis- went forth to sow;

752 Christ walketh on the sea. ST. MATTHEW. Wliat de fleth a man ing up to heaven, he blessed, and brake, || Why do ye also transgress the commandand gave the loaves to his disciples, and || ment of God by your tradition? the disciples to the multitude.

4 For God commanded, saying, Hon20 And they did all eat, and were filled : | our thy father and mother : and, He and they took up of the fragments that that curseth father or mother, let him die remained twelve baskets full.

the death. 21 And they that had eaten were about 5 But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his five thousand men, beside women and || father or his mother, It is a gift, by what children.

soever thou mightest be proñted by me; 22 F And straightway Jesus constrained 6 And honour not his father or his his disciples to get into a ship, and to go | mother, he shall be free. Thus have ye before him unto the other side, while he made the commandment of God of none sent the multitudes away.

effect by your tradition. 23 And when he had sent the multi 7 Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophtudes away, he went up into a mountain esy of you, saying, apart to pray: and when the evening 8 This people draweth nigh unto me was come, he was there alone.

with their mouth, and honoureth me with 24 But the ship was now in the midst ll their lips; but their heart is far from me. of the sea, tossed with waves : for the 19 But in vain they do worship me, wind was contrary.

teaching for doctrines the command25 And in the fourth watch of the night ments of men. Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea. 10 | And he called the multitude, and

26 And when the disciples saw him said unto them, Hear, and understand: walking on the sea, they were troubled, 11 Not that which goeth into the mouth saying, It is a spirit; and they cried out defileth a man ; but that which cometh for fear.

out of the mouth, this defileth a man. 27 But straightway Jesus spake unto 12 Then came his disciples, and said them, saying, Be of good cheer; it is I; unto him, Knowest thou that the Pharibe not afraidl.

sees were offended after they heard this 28 And Peter answered him and said, saying? . Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto 13 But he answered and said, Every thee on the water.

il plant which my heavenly Father hath 29 And he said, Come. And when not planteil, shall be rooted up. Peter was come down out of the ship, he i 14 Let them alone : they be blind leadwalked on the water, to go to Jesus, ers of the blind. And if the blind lead

30 But when he saw the wind boister- the blind, both shall fall into the ditch. ous, he was afraid ; and beginning to sink, 15 Then answered Peter and said unto he cried, saying, Lord, save me.

| him, Declare unto us this parable. 31 And immediately Jesus stretched 16 And Jesus said, Are ye also yet forth his hand, and caught him, and said without understanding mto him, I thou of little faith, where 17 Do not ye yet understand, that fore didst thou doubt?

whatsoever entereth in at the mouth go32 And when they were come into the eth into the beliy, and is cast out into the ship, the wind ceased.

| draught? 33 Then they that were in the ship 18°But those things which proceed out came and worshipped him, saying, Of all of the mouth coine forth from the heart; truth thou art the Son of God

and they defile the man. 34 | And when they were gone orer, 19 For out of the heart proceed evil they came into the land of Gennesaret. I thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornica

35 And when the men of that place tions, thefts, false witness, blasphemies: had knowledge of him, they sent out in- | 20 These are the things which defile to all that country round about, and a man: but to eat with unwashen hands brought unto him all that were diseased ; | defileth not a man.

36' Avd besought him that they might | 21 | Then Jesus went thence, and only touch the hem of his garment : and departed into the coasts of Tyre and as inany as touched were made perfectly Sidon. whole.

22 And behold, a woman of Canaan CHAP. XV.

came out of the same coasts, and cried 3 God's commandments, anil men's tra-unto him, saying, Have mercy on me,

dirions. 11 Ilhat do fileth a man. O Lord, thou son of David; my daughter TUENcame to Jesus scribes and Phari-is grievously vexed with a devil. I sees, which were of Jerusalem, saying, " 23 But he answered her not a word.

2 Why do thy disciples transgress die l And his disciples came and besonight tradition of the elders for they wash not him, saving, Send her away ; for she their hands when they eat bread, | crieth after us.

3 But he answered and said unto them, I 24 But he answered and said, I am

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