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                        SAINT LUKE
              CHAPTER 1                       11 And there appeared u nto him an
 Forasmuch as many have taken in             angel of the Lord standing on the
hand to set forth in order a declar a-       right side of the altar of incense.
tion of those things which are most           12 And when Zacharias saw him,
surel y believed among us,                   he was troubled, and fear fell upon
 2 Even as they delivered them unto          him.
us, which from the beginning were             13 But the angel said unto him,
eyewitnesses, and ministers of the           Fear not, Zacharias: for thy prayer
word;                                        is heard; and thy wife Elisabeth
 3 It seemed good to me also, hav-           shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt
ing had perfect understanding of all         call his name John.
things from the very first, to write          14 And thou shalt have joy and
unto thee in order, most excellent           gladness; and many shall rejoice at
Theophilus,                                  his birth.
 4 That thou mightest know the ce r-          15 For he shall be great in the
taint y of those things, wherein tho u       sight of the Lord, and shall drink
hast been instructed.                        neither wine nor strong drink; and
 5 There was in the days of Herod,           he shall be fill ed with the Hol y
the king of Judaea, a certain priest         Ghost, even from his mother's
named Zacharias, of the course of            womb.
Abia: and his wife was of the                 16 And many of the children of
daughters of Aaron, and her name             Israel shall he turn to the Lord their
was Elisabeth.                               God.
 6 And they were both righteous be-           17 And he shall go before him in
fore God, walk ing in all the com-           the spirit and power of Elias, to
mandments and ordinances of the              turn the hearts of the fathers to the
Lord blameless.                              children, and the disobedient to the
 7 And they had no child, because            wisdom of the just; to make ready a
that Elisabeth was barren, and they          people prepared for the Lord.
both were now well stricken in                18 And Zacharias said unto the an-
years.                                       gel, Whereby shall I know this? for
 8 And it came to pass, that while           I am an old man, and m y wife well
he executed the priest's office b e-         stricken in years.
fore God in the order of his course,          19 And the angel answering said
 9 According to the custom of the            unto him, I am Gab riel, that stand
priest's office, his lot was to burn         in the presence of God; and am sent
incense when he went into the tem-           to speak unto thee, and to shew
ple of the Lord.                             thee these glad tidings.
 10 And the whole multitude of the            20 And, behold, thou shalt be
people were praying without at the           dumb, and not able to speak, until
time of incense.                             the day that these things shall be
                                             performed, because thou believest


not m y words, which shall be ful-          the Lord God shall give unto him
filled in their se ason.                    the throne of his father David:
 21 And the people waited for Z a-           33 And he shall reign over the
charias, and marvelled that he ta r-        house of Jacob for ever; and of his
ried so long in the temple.                 kingdom there shall be no end.
 22 And when he came out, he                 34 Then said Mary unto the angel,
could not speak unto them: and              How shall this be, seeing I know
they perceived that he had seen a           not a man?
vision in the temple: for he beck-           35 And the angel answered and
oned unto them, and remained                said unto her, The Hol y Ghost shall
speechless.                                 come upon thee, and the power of
 23 And it came to pass, that, as           the Highest shall overshadow thee:
soon as the days of his ministration        therefore also that hol y thing which
were accomplished, he departed to           shall be born o f thee shall be called
his own house.                              the Son of God.
 24 And after those days his wife            36 And, behold, thy cousin Elisa-
Elisabeth conceived, and hid he r-          beth, she hath also conceived a son
self five months, saying,                   in her old age: and this is the sixth
 25 Thus hath the Lord dealt with           month with her, who was called
me in the days wherein he looked            barren.
on me, to take away m y reproach             37 For with God nothing shall be
among men.                                  impossible.
 26 And in the sixth month the a n-          38 And Mary said, Behold the
gel Gabriel was sent from God unto          handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me
a cit y of Galilee, named Nazareth,         according to thy word. And the an-
 27 To a virgin espoused to a man           gel departed from her.
whose name was Joseph, of the                39 And Mary arose in those days,
house of David; and the virgin's            and went into the hill country with
name was Mary.                              haste, into a cit y of Juda;
 28 And the angel came in unto her,          40 And entered into the house of
and said, Hail, thou that art highl y       Zacharias, and saluted Elisabeth.
favoured, the Lord is with thee:             41 And it came to pass, that, when
blessed art thou among women.               Elisabeth heard the salutation of
 29 And when she saw him, she was           Mary, the babe leaped in her womb;
troubled at his saying, and cast in         and Elisabeth was filled with the
her mind what manner of salutation          Hol y Ghost:
this should be.                              42 And she spake out with a loud
 30 And the angel said unto her,            voice, and said, Blessed art thou
Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found         among women, and blessed is th e
favour with God.                            fruit of thy womb.
 31 And, behold, thou shalt con-             43 And whence is this to me, that
ceive in thy womb, and bring forth          the mother of m y Lord should come
a son, and shalt call his n ame JE-         to me?
SUS.                                         44 For, lo, as soon as the voice of
 32 He shall be great, and shall be         thy salutation sounded in mine ears,
called the Son of the Highest: and


the babe leaped in my womb for              the child; and they called him Za-
joy.                                        charias, after the name of his fa-
 45 And blessed is she that be-             ther.
lieved: for there s hall be a perfor-        60 And his mother answered and
mance of those things which were            said, Not so; but he shall be called
told her from the Lord.                     John.
 46 And Mary said, My soul doth              61 And they said unto her, There is
magnify the Lord,                           none of thy kindred that is called
 47 And m y spirit hath rejoiced in         by this name.
God m y Saviour.                             62 And they made signs to his fa-
 48 For he hath regarded the low            ther, how he would have him
estate of his handmaiden: for, b e-         called.
hold, from henceforth all gener a-           63 And he asked for a writing ta-
tions shall call me blessed.                ble, and wrote, saying, His name is
 49 For he that is might y hath done        John. And they marvelled all.
to me great things; and hol y is his         64 And his mouth was opened i m-
name.                                       mediatel y, and his tongue loosed,
 50 And his mercy is on them that           and he spake, and praised God.
fear him from generation to genera-          65 And fear came on all that dwelt
tion.                                       round about them: and all these
 51 He hath shewed strength with            sayings     were    noised     abroad
his arm; he hath scattered the proud        throughout all the hill country of
in the imagination of their hearts.         Judaea.
 52 He hath put down the might y             66 And all they that heard them
from their seats, and exalted them          laid them up in their hearts, saying,
of low degree.                              What manner of child shall this be!
 53 He hath filled the hungry with          And the hand of the Lord was with
good things; and the rich he hath           him.
sent empt y away.                            67 And his father Zacharias was
 54 He hath holpen his servant              filled with the Holy Ghost, and
Israel, in remembrance of his mer-          prophesied, saying,
cy;                                          68 Blessed be the Lord God of
 55 As he spake to our fathers, to          Israel; for he hath visited and re-
Abraham, and to his seed for ever.          deemed his people,
 56 And Mary abode with her about            69 And hath raised up an horn of
three months, and returned to her           salvation for us in the house of his
own house.                                  servant David;
 57 Now Elisabeth's full time came           70 As he spake by the mouth of his
that she should be delivered; and           hol y prophets, which have been
she brought forth a son.                    since the world began:
 58 And her neighbours and her               71 That we should be saved from
cousins heard how the Lord had              our enemies, and from the hand of
shewed great mercy upon her; and            all that hate us;
they rejoiced with her.                      72 To perform the mercy promised
 59 And it came to pass, that on the        to our fathers, and to remember his
eighth day they came to circumcise          hol y covenant;


 73 The oath which he sware to our           6 And so it was, that, while they
father Abraham,                             were there, the days were accom-
 74 That he would grant unto us,            plished that she should be deli-
that we being delivered out of the          vered.
hand of our enemies might serve              7 And she brought forth her
him without fear,                           firstborn son, and wrapped him in
 75 In holiness and righteousness           swaddling clothes, and laid him in
before him, all the days of our life.       a manger; because there was no
 76 And thou, child, shalt be called        room for them in the inn.
the prophet o f the Highest: for thou        8 And there were in the same coun-
shalt go before the face of the Lord        try shepherds abiding in the field,
to prepare his ways;                        keeping watch over their flock b y
 77 To give knowledge of salvation          night.
unto his people by the remission of          9 And, lo, the angel of the Lord
their sins,                                 came upon them, and the glory of
 78 Through the tender mercy of             the Lord shone round about them:
our God; whereby the dayspring              and they were sore afraid.
from on high hath visited us ,               10 And the angel said unto th em,
 79 To give light to them that sit in       Fear not: for, behold, I bring you
darkness and in the shadow of               good tidings of great joy, which
death, to guide our feet into the           shall be to all people.
way of peace.                                11 For unto you is born this day in
 80 And the child grew, and waxed           the cit y of David a Saviour, which
strong in spirit, and was in the            is Christ the Lord.
deserts till the day of his shewing          12 And this shall be a sign unto
unto Israel.                                you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped
                                            in swaddling clothes, l ying in a
             CHAPTER 2                      manger.
 And it cam e to pass in those days,         13 And suddenl y there was with
that there went out a decree from           the angel a multitude of the heaven-
Caesar Augustus, that all the world         ly host praising God, and saying,
should be taxed.                             14 Glory to God in the highest,
 2 (And this taxing was first made          and on earth peace, good will t o-
when C yrenius was governor of S y-         ward men.
ria.)                                        15 And it came to pass, as the an-
 3 And all went to be taxed, every          gels were gone away from them i n-
one into his own city.                      to heaven, the shepherds said one
 4 And Joseph also went up from             to another, Let us now go even unto
Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth,       Bethlehem, and see this thing
into Judaea, unto the cit y of David,       which is come to pass, which the
which is called Bethlehem; (b e-            Lord hath made known unto us.
cause he was of the house and li-            16 And they came with haste, and
neage of David:)                            found Mary, and Joseph, and th e
 5 To be taxed with Mary his es-            babe l ying in a manger.
poused wife, being great with child.         17 And when they had seen it, they
                                            made known abroad the saying


which was told them concerning               29 Lord, now lettest thou thy se r-
this child.                                 vant depart in peace, according to
 18 And all they that heard it won-         thy word:
dered at those things which were             30 For mine eyes have seen thy
told them by the shepherds.                 salvation,
 19 But Mary kept all these things,          31 Which thou hast prepared be-
and pondered them in her heart.             fore the face of all people;
 20 And the shepherds returned,              32 A light to lighten the Gentiles,
glorifying and praising God for all         and the glory of thy people Israel.
the things that they had heard and           33 And Joseph and his mother
seen, as it was told unto them.             marvelled at those things which
 21 And when eight days were ac-            were spoken of him.
complished for the circumcising of           34 And Simeon blessed them, and
the child, his name was called JE-          said unto Mary his mother, Behold,
SUS, which was so named of the              this child is set for the fall and ri s-
angel before he was conceived in            ing again of many in Israel; and for
the womb.                                   a sign which shall be spoken
 22 And when the days of her puri-          against;
fication according to the law of             35 (Yea, a sword shall pierce
Moses were accomplished, they               through thy own soul also,) that the
brought him to Jerusalem, to                thoughts of many hearts may be re-
present him to the Lord;                    vealed.
 23 (As it is written in the law of          36 And there was one Anna, a
the Lord, Every male that openeth           prophetess, the daughter of Ph a-
the womb shall be called hol y to           nuel, of the tribe of Aser: she was
the Lord;)                                  of a great age, and had lived with
 24 And to offer a sacrifice accord-        an husband seven years from her
ing to that which is said in the law        virginit y;
of the Lord, A pair of turtledoves,          37 And she was a widow of about
or two young pigeons.                       fourscore and four years, which d e-
 25 And, behold, there was a man in         parted not from the temple, but
Jerusalem, whose name was Sim e-            served God with fastings and pra y-
on; and the same man was just and           ers night and day.
devout, waiting for the consolation          38 And she coming in that instant
of Israel: and the Hol y Ghost was          gave thanks likewise unto the Lord,
upon him.                                   and spake of him to all them that
 26 And it was revealed unto him            looked for redemption in Jerusalem.
by the Hol y Ghost, that he should           39 And when they had performed
not see death, before he had seen           all things according to the law of
the Lord's Christ.                          the Lord, they returned into Gal i-
 27 And he came by the Spirit into          lee, to their own cit y Nazareth.
the temple: and when the parents             40 And the child grew, and waxed
brought in the child Jesus, to do for       strong in spirit, filled with wisdom:
him after the custom of the law,            and the grace o f God was upon him.
 28 Then took he him up in his
arms, and blessed God, and said,


 41 Now his parents went to Jerusa-                        CHAPTER 3
lem every year at the feast of the            Now in the fifteenth year of the
passover.                                    reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius
 42 And when he was twelve years             Pilate being governor of Judaea,
old, they went up to Jerusalem after         and Herod being tetrarch of Gali-
the custom of the feast.                     lee, and his brother Philip tetrarch
 43 And when they had fulfilled the          of Ituraea and of the region of Tr a-
days, as they returned, th e child Je-       chonitis, and Lysanias the tetrarch
sus tarried behind in Jerusalem; and         of Abilene,
Joseph and his mother knew not of             2 Annas and Caiaphas being the
it.                                          high priests, the word of God came
 44 But they, supposing him to have          unto John the son of Zacharias in
been in the company, went a day's            the wilderness.
journey; and they sought him                  3 And he came into all the country
among their kinsfolk and acquai n-           about Jordan, preaching the baptism
tance.                                       of repentance for the remission of
 45 And when they found him not,             sins;
they turned back again to Jerus a-            4 As it is written in the book of the
lem, seeking him.                            words of Esaias the prophet, sa y-
 46 And it came to pass, that after          ing, The voice of one crying in the
three days they found him in the             wilderness, Prepare ye the way of
temple, sitting in the midst of the          the Lord, make his paths straight.
doctors, both hearing them, and               5 Every valley shall be filled, and
asking them questions.                       every mountain and hill shall be
 47 And all that heard him were as-          brought low; and the crooked shall
tonished at his understanding and            be made straight, and the rough
answers.                                     ways shall be made smooth;
 48 And when they saw him, they               6 And all flesh shall see the salv a-
were amazed: and his mother said             tion of God.
unto him, Son, why hast thou thus             7 Then said he to the multitude
dealt with us? behold, thy father            that came forth to be baptized of
and I have sought thee sorrowing.            him, O generation of vipers, who
 49 And he said unto them, How is            hath warned you to flee from the
it that ye sought me? wi st ye not           wrath to come?
that I must be about m y Father's             8 Bring forth therefore fruits wo r-
business?                                    thy of repentance, and begin not to
 50 And they understood not the              say within yourselves, We have A b-
saying which he spake unto them.             raham to our father: for I say unto
 51 And he went down with them,              you, That God is able of these
and came to Nazareth, and was su b-          stones to raise up children unto Ab-
ject unto them: but his mother kept          raham.
all these sayings in her heart.               9 And now also the axe is laid unto
 52 And Jesus increased in wisdom            the root of the trees: every tree
and stature, and in favour with God          therefore which bringeth not forth
and man.                                     good fruit is hewn down, and cast
                                             into the fire.


 10 And the people asked him, sa y-          also being baptized, and praying,
ing, What shall we do then?                  the heaven was opened,
 11 He answereth and saith unto               22 And the Hol y Ghost descended
them, He that hath two coats, let            in a bodil y shape like a dove upon
him impart to him that hath none;            him, and a voice came from heaven,
and he that hath meat, let him do            which said, Thou art m y beloved
likewise.                                    Son; in thee I am well pleased.
 12 Then came also publicans to be            23 And Jesus himself began to be
baptized, and said unto him, Ma s-           about thirt y years of age, being (as
ter, what shall we do?                       was supposed) the son of Joseph,
 13 And he said unto them, Exact             which was the son of Heli,
no more than that which is ap-                24 Which was the son of Matthat,
pointed you.                                 which was the son of Levi, which
 14 And the soldiers likewise de-            was the son of Melchi, which was
manded of him, saying, And what              the son of Janna, which was the son
shall we do? And he said unto                of Joseph,
them, Do violence to no man, ne i-            25 Which was the son of Matta-
ther accuse any falsely; and be co n-        thias, which was the son of Amos,
tent with your wages.                        which was the son of Naum, which
 15 And as the people were in ex-            was the son of Esli, which was the
pectation, and all men mused in              son of Nagge,
their hearts of John, whether he              26 Which was the son of Maath,
were the Christ, or not;                     which was the son of Mattathias,
 16 John answered, saying unto               which was the son of Semei, which
them all, I indeed baptize you with          was the son of Joseph, which was
water; but one mightier than I com-          the son of Juda,
eth, the latchet of whose shoes I am          27 Which was the son of Joanna,
not worthy to unloose: he shall              which was the son of Rhesa, which
baptize you with the Hol y Ghost             was the son of Zorobabel, which
and with fire:                               was the son of Salathiel, which was
 17 Whose fan is in his hand, and            the son of Neri,
he will throughl y purge his floor,           28 Which was the son of Melchi,
and will gather the wheat into his           which was the son of Addi, which
garner; but the chaff he will burn           was the son of Cosam, which was
with fire unquenchable.                      the son of Elmodam, which was the
 18 And many other things in his             son of Er,
exhortation preached he unto the              29 Which was the son of Jose,
people.                                      which was the son of Eliezer, which
 19 But Herod the tetrarch, being            was the son of Jorim, which was
reproved by him for Herodias his             the son of Matthat, which was the
brother Philip's wife, and for all the       son of Levi,
evils which Herod had done,                   30 Which was the son of Simeon,
 20 Added yet this above all, that           which was the son of Juda, which
he shut up John in prison.                   was the son of Joseph, which was
 21 Now when all the people were             the son of Jonan, which was the son
baptized, it came to pass, that Jesus        of Eliakim,


 31 Which was the son of Melea,             2 Being fort y days tempted of the
which was the son of Menan, which          devil. And in those days he did eat
was the son of Mattatha, which was         nothing: and when they were ended,
the son of Nathan, which was the           he afterward hungered.
son of David,                               3 And the devil said unto him, If
 32 Which was the son of Jesse,            thou be the Son of God, command
which was the son of Obed, which           this stone that it be made bread.
was the son of Booz, which was the          4 And Jesus answered him, saying,
son of Salmon, which was the son           It is written, That man shall not
of Naasson,                                live by bread alone, but by every
 33 Which was the son of Amin a-           word of God.
dab, which was the son of Aram,             5 And the devil, taking him up into
which was the son of Esrom, which          an high mountain, shewed unto him
was the son of Phares, which was           all the kingdoms of the world in a
the son of Juda,                           moment of time.
 34 Which was the son of Jacob,             6 And the devil said unto him, All
which was the son of Isaac, which          this power will I give thee, and the
was the son of Abraham, which was          glory of them: for that is delivered
the son of Thara, which was the son        unto me; and to whomsoever I will
of Nachor,                                 I give it.
 35 Which was the son of Saruch,            7 If thou therefore wilt worship
which was the son of Ragau, which          me, all shall be thine.
was the son of Phalec, which was            8 And Jesus answered and said u n-
the son of Heber, which was the son        to him, Get thee behind me, Satan:
of Sala,                                   for it is written, Thou shalt worship
 36 Which was the son of Cainan,           the Lord thy God, and him onl y
which was the son of Arphaxad,             shalt thou serve.
which was the son of Sem, which             9 And he brought him to Jerusa-
was the son of Noe, which was the          lem, and set him on a pinnacle of
son of Lamech,                             the temple, and said unto him, If
 37 Which was the son of Mathusa-          thou be the Son of God, cast thyself
la, which was the son of Enoch,            down from hence:
which was the son of Jared, which           10 For it is written, He shall give
was the son of Maleleel, which was         his angels charge over thee, to keep
the son of Cainan,                         thee:
 38 Which was the son of Enos,              11 And in their hands they shall
which was the son of Seth, which           bear thee up, lest at any time thou
was the son of Adam, which was             dash thy foot against a stone.
the son of God.                             12 And Jesus answering said unto
                                           him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt
           CHAPTER 4                       the Lord thy God.
 And Jesus being full of the Hol y          13 And when the devil had ended
Ghost returned from Jordan, and            all the temptation, he departed from
was led by the Spirit into the wi l-       him for a season.
derness,                                    14 And Jesus returned in the power
                                           of the Spirit into Galilee: and there


went out a fame of him through all            25 But I tell you of a truth, many
the region round about.                      widows were in Israel in the days
 15 And he taught in their synago-           of Elias, when the heaven was shut
gues, being glorified of all.                up three years and six months,
 16 And he came to Nazareth,                 when great famine was throughout
where he had been brought up: and,           all the land;
as his custom was, he went into the           26 But unto none of them was
s ynagogue on the sabbath day, and           Elias sent, save unto Sarepta, a cit y
stood up for to read.                        of Sidon, unto a woman that was a
 17 And there was delivered unto             widow.
him the book of the prophet Esaias.           27 And many lepers were in Israel
And when he had opened the book,             in the time of Eliseus the prophet;
he found the place where it was              and none of them was cleansed,
written,                                     saving Naaman th e Syrian.
 18 The Spirit of the Lord is upon            28 And all they in the synagogue,
me, because he hath anointed me t o          when they heard these things, were
preach the gospel to the poor; he            filled with wrath,
hath sent me to heal the broken-              29 And rose up, and thrust him out
hearted, to preach deliverance to            of the cit y, and led him unto the
the captives, and recovering of              brow of the hill whereon their cit y
sight to the blind, to set at libert y       was built, that they might cast him
them that are bruised,                       down headlong.
 19 To preach the acceptable year             30 But he passing through the
of the Lord.                                 midst of them went his way,
 20 And he closed the book, and he            31 And came down to Capernaum,
gave it again to the minister, and           a cit y of Galilee, and taught them
sat down. And the eyes of all them           on the sabbath days.
that were in the synagogue were               32 And they were astonished at his
fastened on him.                             doctrine: for his word was with
 21 And he began to say unto them,           power.
This day is this scripture fulfilled          33 And in the synagogue there was
in your ears.                                a man, which had a spirit of an u n-
 22 And all bare him witness, a nd           clean devil, and cried out with a
wondered at the gracious words               loud voice,
which proceeded out of his mouth.             34 Saying, Let us alone; what have
And they said, Is not this Joseph's          we to do with thee, thou Jesus of
son?                                         Nazareth? art thou come to destroy
 23 And he said unto them, Ye will           us? I know thee who thou art; the
surel y say unto me this proverb,            Hol y One of God.
Physician, heal thyself: whatsoever           35 And Jesus rebuked him, saying,
we have heard done in Capernaum,             Hold thy peace, and come out of
do also here in thy country.                 him. And when the devil had
 24 And he said, Veril y I say unto          thrown him in the midst, he came
you, No prophet is accepted in his           out of him, and hurt him not.
own country.                                  36 And they were all amazed, and
                                             spake among themselves, saying,


What a word is this! for with a u-           gone out of them, and were washing
thorit y and power he commandeth             their nets.
the unclean spirits, and they come            3 And he entered into one of the
out.                                         ships, which was Simon's, and
 37 And the fame of him went out             prayed him that he would thrust out
into every place of the country              a little from the land. And he sat
round about.                                 down, and taught the people out of
 38 And he arose out of the syn ago-         the ship.
gue, and entered into Simon's                 4 Now when he had left speaking,
house. And Simon's wife's mother             he said unto Simon, Launch out in-
was taken with a great fever; and            to the deep, and let down your nets
they besought him for her.                   for a draught.
 39 And he stood over her, and re-            5 And Simon answering said unto
buked the fever; and it left her: and        him, Master, we have toiled all the
immediatel y she arose and mini s-           night, and have taken nothing: nev-
tered unto them.                             ertheless at thy word I will let
 40 Now when the sun was setting,            down the net.
all they that had any sick with di-           6 And when they had this done,
vers diseases brought them unto              they inclosed a great multitude of
him; and he laid his hands on every          fishes: and their net brake.
one of them, and healed them.                 7 And they beckoned unto their
 41 And devils also came out of              partners, which were in the other
many, crying out, and saying, Thou           ship, that they should come and
art Christ the Son of God. And he            help them. And they came, and
rebuking them suffered them not to           filled both the ships, so that they
speak: for they knew that he was             began to sink.
Christ.                                       8 When Simon Peter saw it, he fell
 42 And when it was day, he de-              down at Jesus' knees, saying, D e-
parted and went into a desert place:         part from me; for I am a sinful
and the people sought him, and               man, O Lord.
came unto him, and stayed him,                9 For he was astonished, and all
that he should not depart from               that were with him, at the draught
them.                                        of the fishes which they had taken:
 43 And he said unto them, I must             10 And so was also James, and
preach the kingdom of God to other           John, the sons of Zebedee, which
cities also: for therefore am I sent.        were partners with Simon. And J e-
 44 And he preached in the syn ago-          sus said unto Simon, Fear not; from
gues of Galilee.                             henceforth thou shalt catch men.
                                              11 And when they had brought
            CHAPTER 5                        their ships to land, they forsook all,
 And it came to pass, that, as the           and followed him.
people pressed upon him to hear the           12 And it came to pass, when he
word of God, he stood by the lake            was in a certain cit y, behold a man
of Gennesaret,                               full of leprosy: who seeing Jesus
 2 And saw two ships standing by             fell on his face, and besought him,
the lake: but the fishermen were


saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou              22 But when Jesus perceived their
canst make me clean.                         thoughts, he answering said unto
 13 And he put forth his hand, and           them, What reason ye in your
touched him, saying, I will: be thou         hearts?
clean. And immediatel y the leprosy           23 Whether is easier, to say, Thy
departed from him.                           sins be forgiven thee; or to say,
 14 And he charged him to tell no            Rise up and walk?
man: but go, and shew thyself to              24 But that ye may know that the
the priest, and offer for thy clea n-        Son of man hath power upon earth
sing, according as Moses co m-               to forgive sins, (he said unto the
manded, for a testimony unto them.           sick of the palsy,) I say unto thee,
 15 But so much the more went                Arise, and take up thy couch, and
there a fame abroad of him: and              go into thine house.
great multitudes came together to             25 And immediatel y he rose up b e-
hear, and to be healed by him of             fore them, and took up that where-
their infirmities.                           on he lay, and departed to his own
 16 And he withdrew himself into             house, glorifying God.
the wilderness, and prayed.                   26 And they were all amazed, and
 17 And it came to pass on a certain         they glorified God, and were filled
day, as he was teaching, that there          with fear, saying, We have seen
were Pharisees and doctors of the            strange things to day.
law sitting by, which were come out           27 And after these things he went
of every town of Galilee, and Ju-            forth, and saw a publican, named
daea, and Jerusalem: and the power           Levi, sitting at the receipt of cus-
of the Lord was present to heal              tom: and he said unto him, Follow
them.                                        me.
 18 And, behold, men brought in a             28 And he left all, rose up, and
bed a man which was taken with a             followed him.
pals y: and they sought means to              29 And Levi made him a great
bring him in, and to lay him before          feast in his own house: and there
him.                                         was a great company of publicans
 19 And when they could not find             and of others that sat down with
by what way they might bring him             them.
in because of the multitude, they             30 But their scribes and Pharisees
went upon the housetop, and let              murmured against his disciples,
him down through the tiling with             saying, Why do ye eat and drink
his couch into the midst before Je-          with publicans and sinners?
sus.                                          31 And Jesus answering said unto
 20 And when he saw their faith, he          them, They that are whole need not
said unto him, Man, thy sins are             a physician; but they that are sick.
forgiven thee.                                32 I came not to call the righteous,
 21 And the scribes and the Phari-           but sinners to repentance.
sees began to reason, saying, Who             33 And they said unto him, Why do
is this which speaketh blasphemies?          the disciples of John fast often, and
Who can forgive sins, but God                make prayers, and likewi se the dis-


ciples of the Pharisees; but thine            shewbread, and gave also to them
eat and drink?                                that were with him; which it is not
 34 And he said unto them, Can ye             lawful to eat but for the priests
make the children of the brid e-              alone?
chamber fast, while the bridegroom             5 And he said unto them, That the
is with them?                                 Son of man is Lord also of the sab-
 35 But the days will come, when              bath.
the bridegroom shall be taken away             6 And it came to pass also o n
from them, and then shall they fast           another sabbath, that he entered in-
in those days.                                to the synagogue and taught: and
 36 And he spake also a parable un-           there was a man whose right hand
to them; No man putteth a piece of            was withered.
a new garment upon an old; if oth-             7 And the scribes and Pharisees
erwise, then both the new maketh a            watched him, whether he would
rent, and the piece that was taken            heal on the sabbath day; that they
out of the new agreeth not with the           might find an accusation against
old.                                          him.
 37 And no man putteth new wine                8 But he knew their thoughts, and
into old bottles; else the new wine           said to the man which had the wi-
will burst the bottles, and be                thered hand, Rise up, and stand
spilled, and the bottles shall perish.        forth in the midst. And he arose and
 38 But new wine must be put into             stood forth.
new bottles; and both are pre-                 9 Then said Jesus unto them, I will
served.                                       ask you one thing; Is it lawful on
 39 No man also having drunk old              the sabbath days to do good, or to
wine straightway desi reth new: for           do evil? to save life, or to destroy
he saith, The old is better.                  it?
                                               10 And looking round about upon
            CHAPTER 6                         them all, he said unto the man,
 And it came to pass on the second            Stretch forth thy hand. And he did
sabbath after the first, that he went         so: and his hand was restored whole
through the corn fields; and his              as the other.
disciples plucked the ears of corn,            11 And they were filled with ma d-
and did eat, rubbing them in their            ness; and communed one with
hands.                                        another what they might do to J e-
 2 And certain of the Pharisees said          sus.
unto them, Why do ye that which is             12 And it came to pass in those
not lawful to do on the sabbath               days, that he went out into a moun-
days?                                         tain to pray, and continued all night
 3 And Jesus answering them said,             in prayer to God.
Have ye not read so much as this,              13 And when it was day, he called
what David did, when himself was              unto him his disciples: and of them
an hungred, and they which were               he chose twelve, whom also he
with him;                                     named apostles;
 4 How he went into t he house of              14 Simon, (whom he also named
God, and did take and eat the                 Peter,) and Andrew his brother,


James and John, Philip and Barth o-         laugh now! for ye shall mourn and
lomew,                                      weep.
 15 Matthew and Thomas, James                26 Woe unto you, when all men
the son of Alphaeus, and Simon              shall speak well of you! for so did
called Zelotes,                             their fathers to t he false prophets.
 16 And Judas the brother of James,          27 But I say unto you which hear,
and Judas Iscariot, which also was          Love your enemies, do good to
the traitor.                                them which hate you,
 17 And he came down with them,              28 Bless them that curse you, and
and stood in the plain, and the             pray for them which despitefull y
company of his disciples, and a             use you.
great multitude of people out of all         29 And unto him that smiteth thee
Judaea and Jerusalem, and from the          on the one cheek offer also the ot h-
sea coast of Tyre and Sidon, which          er; and him that taketh away thy
came to hear him, and to be healed          cloke forbid not to take thy coat a l-
of their diseases;                          so.
 18 And they that were vexed with            30 Give to every man that asketh
unclean spirits: and they were              of thee; and of him that taketh
healed.                                     away thy goods ask them not again.
 19 And the whole multitude sought           31 And as ye would that men
to touch him: for there went virtue         should do to you, do ye also to
out of him, and healed them all.            them likewise.
 20 And he lifted up his eyes on his         32 For if ye love them which love
disciples, and said , Blessed be ye         you, what thank have ye? for sin-
poor: for yours is the kingdom of           ners also love those that love them.
God.                                         33 And if ye do good to them
 21 Blessed are ye that hunger now:         which do good to you, what thank
for ye shall be filled. Blessed are         have ye? for sinners also do even
ye that weep now: for ye shall              the same.
laugh.                                       34 And if ye lend to them of whom
 22 Blessed are ye, when men shall          ye hope to receive, what thank have
hate you, and when they shall sep a-        ye? for sinners also lend to sinners,
rate you from their company, and            to receive as much again.
shall reproach you, and cast out             35 But love ye your enemies, and
your name as evil, for the Son of           do good, and lend, hoping for not h-
man's sake.                                 ing again; and your reward shall be
 23 Rejoice ye in that day, and leap        great, and ye shall be the children
for joy: for, behold, your reward is        of the Highest: for he is kind unto
great in heaven: for in the like            the unthankful and to the evil.
manner did their fathers unto the            36 Be ye therefore merciful, as
prophets.                                   your Father also is merciful.
 24 But woe unto you that are rich!          37 Judge not, and ye shall not be
for ye have received your consol a-         judged: condemn not, and ye shall
tion.                                       not be condemned: forgive, and ye
 25 Woe unto you that are full! for         shall be forgiven:
ye shall hunger. Woe unto you that


 38 Give, and it shall be given unto         them, I will shew you to whom he
you; good measure, pressed down,             is like:
and shaken together, and running              48 He is like a man which built an
over, shall men give into your bo-           house, and digged deep, and laid
som. For with the same measure               the foundation on a rock: and when
that ye mete withal it shall be              the flood arose, the stream beat
measured to you again.                       vehementl y upon that house, and
 39 And he spake a parable unto              could not shake it: for it was
them, Can the blind lead the blind?          founded upon a rock.
shall they not both fall into the             49 But he that heareth, and doeth
ditch?                                       not, is like a man that without a
 40 The disciple is not above his            foundation built an house upon the
master: but every one that is per-           earth; against which the stream did
fect shall be as his master.                 beat vehementl y, and immediatel y
 41 And why beholdest thou the               it fell; and the ruin of that house
mote that is in thy brother's eye,           was great.
but perceivest not the beam that is
in thine own eye?                                         CHAPTER 7
 42 Either how canst thou say to              Now when he had ended all his
thy brother, Brother, let me pull out        sayings in the audience of the
the mote that is in thine eye, when          people, he entered into Capernaum.
thou thyself beholdest not the beam           2 And a certain centurion's ser-
that is in thine own eye? Thou hy-           vant, who was dear unto him, was
pocrite, cast out first the beam out         sick, and ready to die.
of thine own eye, and then shalt              3 And when he heard of Jesus, he
thou see clearl y to pull out the            sent unto him the elders of the
mote that is in thy brother's eye.           Jews, beseeching him that he would
 43 For a good tree bringeth not             come and heal his servant.
forth corrupt fruit; neither doth a           4 And when they came to Jesus,
corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.         they besought him instantl y, saying,
 44 For every tree is known by his           That he was worthy for whom he
own fruit. For of thorns men do not          should do this:
gather figs, nor of a bra mble bush           5 For he loveth our nation, and he
gather they grapes.                          hath built us a synagogue.
 45 A good man out of the good                6 Then Jesus went with them. And
treasure of his heart bringeth forth         when he was now not far from the
that which is good; and an evil man          house, the centurion sent friends to
out of the evil treasure of his heart        him, saying unto him, Lord, trouble
bringeth forth that which is evil:           not thyself: fo r I am not worthy
for of the abundance of the heart            that thou shouldest enter under m y
his mouth speak eth.                         roof:
 46 And why call ye me, Lord,                 7 Wherefore neither thought I m y-
Lord, and do not the things which I          self worthy to come unto thee: but
say?                                         say in a word, and my servant shall
 47 Whosoever cometh to me, and              be healed.
heareth m y sayings, and doeth


 8 For I also am a man set under               19 And John calling unto him two
authorit y, having under me soldiers,         of his disciples sent them to Jesus,
and I say unto one, Go, and he                saying, Art thou he that should
goeth; and to another, Come, and he           come? or look we for another?
cometh; and to m y servant, Do this,           20 When the men were come unto
and he doeth it.                              him, they said, John Baptist hath
 9 When Jesus heard these things,             sent us unto thee, saying, Art thou
he marvelled at him, and turned               he that should come? or look we for
him about, and said unto the people           another?
that followed him, I say unto you, I           21 And in that same hour he cured
have not found so great faith, no,            many of their infirmities and pla-
not in Israel.                                gues, and of evil spirits; and unto
 10 And they that were sent, return-          many that were blind he gave sight.
ing to the house, found the servant            22 Then Jesus answering said unto
whole that had been sick.                     them, Go your way, and tell John
 11 And it came to pass the day a f-          what things ye have seen and heard;
ter, that he went into a cit y called         how that the blind see, the lame
Nain; and many of his disciples               walk, the lepers are cleansed, the
went with him, and much people.               deaf hear, the dead are raised, to
 12 Now when he came nigh to the              the poor the gospel is preached.
gate of the cit y, behold, there was a         23 And blessed is he, whosoever
dead man carried out, the onl y son           shall not be offended in me.
of his mother, and she was a wi-               24 And when the messengers of
dow: and much people of the cit y             John were departed, he began to
was with her.                                 speak unto the people concerning
 13 And when the Lord saw her, he             John, What went ye out into the
had compassion on her, and said               wilderness for to see? A reed sha-
unto her, Weep not.                           ken with the wind?
 14 And he came and touched the                25 But what went ye out for to
bier: and they that bare him stood            see? A man clothed in soft raiment?
still. And he said, Young man, I say          Behold, they which are gorgeousl y
unto thee, Arise.                             apparelled, and live delicatel y, are
 15 And he that was dead sat up,              in kings courts.
and began to speak. And he del i-              26 But what went ye out for to
vered him to his mother.                      see? A prophet? Yea, I say unto
 16 And there came a fear on all:             you, and much more than a prophet.
and they glorified God, saying,                27 This is he, of whom it is wri t-
That a great prophet is risen up              ten, Behold, I send m y messenger
among us; and, That God hath v i-             before thy face, which shall prepare
sited his people.                             thy way before thee.
 17 And this rumour of him went                28 For I say unto you, Among
forth throughout all Judaea, and              those that are born of women there
throughout all the region round               is not a greater prophet than John
about.                                        the Baptist: but he that is least in
 18 And the disciples of John                 the kingdom of God is greater than
shewed him of all these things.               he.


 29 And all the people that heard           known who and what manner of
him, and the publicans, justified           woman this is that toucheth him:
God, being baptized with the ba pt-         for she is a sinner.
ism of John.                                 40 And Jesus answering said unto
 30 But the Pharisees and lawyers           him, Simon, I have somewhat to sa y
rejected the counsel of God against         unto thee. And he saith, Master, say
themselves, being not baptized of           on.
him.                                         41 There was a certain creditor
 31 And the Lord said, Whereunto            which had two debtors: the one
then shall I liken the men of this          owed five hundred pence, and the
generation? and to what are they            other fift y.
like?                                        42 And when they had nothing to
 32 They are like unto children sit-        pay, he frankl y forgave them both.
ting in the marketplace, and calling        Tell me therefore, which of them
one to another, and saying, We have         will love him most?
piped unto you, and ye have not              43 Simon answered and said, I
danced; we have mourned to you,             suppose that he, to whom he fo r-
and ye have not wept.                       gave most. And he said unto him,
 33 For John the Bapti st came nei-         Thou hast rightl y judged.
ther eating bread nor drinking               44 And he turned to the woman,
wine; and ye say, He hath a devil.          and said unto Simon, Seest thou
 34 The Son of man is come eating           this woman? I entered into thine
and drinking; and ye say, Behold a          house, thou gavest me no water for
gluttonous man, and a winebibber,           my feet: but she hath washed m y
a friend of publicans and sinners!          feet with tears, and wiped them
 35 But wisdom is justified of all          with the hairs of her head.
her children.                                45 Thou gavest me no kiss: but
 36 And one of the Pharisees de-            this woman since the time I came in
sired him that he would eat with            hath not ceased to kiss m y feet.
him. And he went into the Phari-             46 My head with oil thou didst not
see's house, and sat down to meat.          anoint: but this woman hath
 37 And, behold, a woman in the             anointed m y feet with ointment.
cit y, which was a sinner, when she          47 Wherefore I say unto thee, Her
knew that Jesus sat at meat in the          sins, which are many, are forgiven;
Pharisee's house , brought an ala-          for she loved much: but to whom
baster box of ointment,                     little is forgiven, the same loveth
 38 And stood at his feet behind            little.
him weeping, and began to wash his           48 And he said unto her, Thy sins
feet with tears, and did wipe them          are forgiven.
with the hairs of her head, and              49 And they t hat sat at meat with
kissed his feet, and anointed them          him began to say within them-
with the ointment.                          selves, Who is this that forgiveth
 39 Now when the Pharisee which             sins also?
had bidden him saw it, he spake              50 And he said to the woman, Thy
within himself, saying, This man, if        faith hath saved thee; go in peace.
he were a prophet, would have


             CHAPTER 8                        12 Those by th e way side are they
 And it came to pass afterward, that         that hear; then cometh the devil,
he went throughout every cit y and           and taketh away the word out of
village, preaching and shewing the           their hearts, lest they should b e-
glad tidings of the kingdom of God:          lieve and be saved.
and the twelve were with him,                 13 They on the rock are they,
 2 And certain women, which had              which, when they hear, receive the
been healed of evil spirits and in-          word with joy; and these have no
firmities, Mary called Magdalene,            root, which for a while believe, and
out of whom went seven devils,               in time of temptation fall away.
 3 And Joanna the wife of Chuza               14 And that which fell among
Herod's steward, and Susanna, and            thorns are they, which, when they
many others, which ministered unto           have heard, go forth, and are
him of their substance.                      choked with cares and riches and
 4 And when much people were ga-             pleasures of this life, and bring no
thered together, and were come to            fruit to perfection.
him out of every city, he spake by a          15 But that on the good ground are
parable:                                     they, which in an honest and good
 5 A sower went out to sow his               heart, having heard the word, keep
seed: and as he sowed, some fell by          it, and bring forth fruit with pa-
the way side; and it was trodden             tience.
down, and the fowls of the air de-            16 No man, when he hath lighted a
voured it.                                   candle, covereth it with a vessel, or
 6 And some fell upon a rock; and            putteth it under a bed; but setteth it
as soon as it was sprung up, it wi-          on a candlestick, that they which
thered away, because it lacked               enter in may see the light.
moisture.                                     17 For nothing is secret, that shall
 7 And some fell among thorns; and           not be made manifest; neither any
the thorns sprang up with it, and            thing hid, that shall not be known
choked it.                                   and come abroad.
 8 And other fell on good ground,             18 Take heed therefore how ye
and sprang up, and bare fruit an             hear: for whosoever hath, to him
hundredfold. And when he had said            shall be given; and whosoever hath
these things, he cried, He that hath         not, from him shall be taken even
ears to hear, let him hear.                  that which he seemeth to have.
 9 And his disciples asked him, sa y-         19 Then came to him his mother
ing, What might this parable be?             and his brethren, and could not
 10 And he said, Unto you it is gi v-        come at him for the press.
en to know the mysteries of the               20 And it was told him by certain
kingdom of God: but to others in             which said, Thy mother and thy
parables; that seeing they might not         brethren stand without , desiring to
see, and hearing they might not un-          see thee.
derstand.                                     21 And he answered and said unto
 11 Now the parable is this: The             them, My mother and m y brethren
seed is the word of God.                     are these which hear the word of
                                             God, and do it.


 22 Now it came to pass on a cer-             30 And Jesus asked him , saying,
tain day, that he went into a ship           What is thy name? And he said, Le-
with his disciples: and he said unto         gion: because many devils were en-
them, Let us go over unto the other          tered into him.
side of the lake. And they launched           31 And they besought him that he
forth.                                       would not command them to go out
 23 But as they sailed he fell as-           into the deep.
leep: and there came down a storm             32 And there was there an herd of
of wind on the lake; and they were           many swine feeding on the moun-
filled with water, and were in je o-         tain: and they besought him that he
pardy.                                       would suffer them to enter into
 24 And they came to him, and                them. And he suffered them.
awoke him, saying, Master, master,            33 Then went the devils out of the
we perish. Then he arose, and r e-           man, and entered into the swine:
buked the wind and the raging of             and the herd ran violentl y down a
the water: and they ceased, and              steep place into the lake, and were
there was a calm.                            choked.
 25 And he said unto them, Where              34 When they that fed them saw
is your faith? And they being afraid         what was done, they fled, and went
wondered, saying one to another,             and told it in the cit y and in the
What manner of man is this! for he           country.
commandeth even the winds and                 35 Then they went out to see what
water, and they obey him.                    was done; and came to Jesus, and
 26 And they arrived at the country          found the man, out of whom the de-
of the Gadarenes, which is over              vils were departed, sitting at the
against Galilee.                             feet of Jesus, clothed, and in his
 27 And when he went forth to land,          right mind: and they were afraid.
there met him out of the cit y a cer-         36 They also which saw it told
tain man, which had devils lo ng             them by what means he that was
time, and ware no clothes, neither           possessed of the devils was healed.
abode in any house, but in the                37 Then the whole multitude of the
tombs.                                       country of the Gadarenes round
 28 When he saw Jesus, he cried              about besought him to depart from
out, and fell down before him, and           them; for they were taken with
with a loud voice said, What have I          great fear: and he went up into the
to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of          ship, and returned back again.
God most high? I beseech thee,                38 Now the man out of whom the
torment me not.                              devils were departed besought him
 29 (For he had commanded the u n-           that he might be with him: but J e-
clean spirit to come out of the man.         sus sent him away, saying,
For oftentimes it had caught him:             39 Return to thine own house, and
and he was kept bound with chains            shew how great things G od hath
and in fetters; and he brake the             done unto thee. And he went his
bands, and was driven of the devil           way, and published throughout the
into the wilderness.)                        whole cit y how great things Jesus
                                             had done unto him.


 40 And it came to pass, that, when          50 But when Jesus heard it, he
Jesus was returned, the people              answered him, saying, Fear not: be-
gladl y received him: for they were         lieve only, and she shall be made
all waiting for him.                        whole.
 41 And, behold, there came a man            51 And when he came into the
named Jairus, and he was a ruler of         house, he suffered no man to go in,
the s ynagogue: and he fell down at         save Peter, and James, and John,
Jesus' feet, and besought him that          and the father and the mother of the
he would come into his house:               maiden.
 42 For he had one onl y daughter,           52 And all wept, and bewailed her:
about twelve years of age, and she          but he said, Weep not; she is not
lay a dying. But as he went the             dead, but sleepeth.
people thronged him.                         53 And they laughed him to scorn,
 43 And a woman having an issue             knowing that she was dead.
of blood twelve years, which had             54 And he put them all out, and
spent all her living upon physi-            took her by the hand, and called,
cians, neither could be healed of           saying, Maid, arise.
any,                                         55 And her spirit came again, and
 44 Came behind him, and touched            she arose straightway: and he com-
the border of his garment: and im-          manded to give her meat.
mediatel y her issue of bl ood               56 And her parents were asto-
stanched.                                   nished: but he charged them that
 45 And Jesus said, Who touched             they should tell no man what was
me? When all denied, Peter and              done.
they that were with him said, Mas-
ter, the multitude throng thee and                       CHAPTER 9
press thee, and sayest thou, Who             Then he called his twelve disciples
touched me?                                 together, and gave them power and
 46 And Jesus said, Somebody hath           authorit y over all devils, and to
touched me: for I perceive that vir-        cure diseases.
tue is gone out of me.                       2 And he sent them to preach the
 47 And when the woman saw that             kingdom of God, and to heal the
she was not hid, she came tre m-            sick.
bling, and falling down before him,          3 And he said unto them, Take
she declared unto him before all the        nothing for your journey, neither
people for what cause she had               staves, nor scrip, neither bread,
touched him and how she was                 neither money; neither have two
healed immediately.                         coats apiece.
 48 And he said unto her, Daughter,          4 And whatsoever house ye enter
be of good comfort: thy faith hath          into, there abide, and thence depart.
made thee whole; go in peace.                5 And whosoever will not receive
 49 While he yet spake, there com-          you, when ye go out of that cit y,
eth one from the ruler of the syn-          shake off the very dust from your
agogue's house, saying to him, Th y         feet for a testimony against them.
daughter is dead; trouble not the


 6 And they departed, and went             to heaven, he blessed them, and
through the towns, preaching the           brake, and gave to the disciples to
gospel, and healing every where.           set before the multitude.
 7 Now Herod the tetrarch heard of          17 And they did eat, and were all
all that was done by him: and he           filled: and there was taken up of
was perplexed, because that it was         fragments that remained to them
said of some, that John was risen          twelve baskets.
from the dead;                              18 And it came to pass, as he was
 8 And of some, that Elias had a p-        alone praying, his disciples were
peared; and of others, that one of         with him: and he asked them, say-
the old prophets was risen again.          ing, Whom say the people that I
 9 And Herod said, John have I be-         am?
headed: but who is this, of whom I          19 They answering said, John the
hear such things? And he desired to        Baptist; but some say, Elias; and
see him.                                   others say, that one of the old
 10 And the apostles, when they            prophets is risen again.
were returned, told him all that            20 He said unto them, But whom
they had done. And he took them,           say ye that I am? Peter answering
and went aside privatel y into a           said, The Christ of God.
desert place belonging to the cit y         21 And he straitl y charged them,
called Bethsaida.                          and commanded them to tell no man
 11 And the people, when they              that thing;
knew it, followed him: and he r e-          22 Saying, The Son of man must
ceived them, and spake unto them           suffer many things, and be rejected
of the kingdom of God, and healed          of the elders and chief priests and
them that had need of healing.             scribes, and be slain, and be raised
 12 And when the day began to              the third day.
wear away, then came the twelve,            23 And he said to them all, If any
and said unto him, Send the mult i-        man will come after me, let him
tude away, that they may go into           deny himself, and take up his cross
the towns and country round about,         dail y, and follow me.
and lodge, and get victuals: for we         24 For whosoever will save his life
are here in a desert place.                shall lose it: but whosoever will
 13 But he said unto them, Give ye         lose his life for m y sake, the same
them to eat. And they said, We have        shall save it.
no more but five loaves and two             25 For what is a man advantaged,
fishes; except we should go and            if he gain the whole world, and lose
buy meat for all this people.              himself, or be cast away?
 14 For they were about five tho u-         26     For    whosoever   shall  be
sand men. And he said to his dis-          ashamed of me and of m y words, of
ciples, Make them sit down by fi f-        him shall the Son of man be
ties in a company.                         ashamed, when he shall come in his
 15 And they did so, and made t hem        own glory, and in his Father's, and
all sit down.                              of the hol y angels.
 16 Then he took the five loaves            27 But I tell you of a truth, there
and the two fishes, and looking up         be some standing here, which shall


not taste of death, till they see the        beseech thee, look upon m y son: for
kingdom of God.                              he is mine onl y child.
 28 And it came to pass about an              39 And, lo, a spirit taketh him, and
eight days after these sayings, he           he suddenl y crieth out; and it te a-
took Peter and John and James, and           reth him that he foameth again, and
went up into a mountain to pray.             bruising him hardl y departeth from
 29 And as he prayed, the fashion            him.
of his countenance was altered, and           40 And I besought thy disciples to
his raiment was white and gliste r-          cast him out; and they could not.
ing.                                          41 And Jesus answering said, O
 30 And, behold, there talked with           faithless and perverse generation,
him two men, which were Moses                how long shall I be with you, and
and Elias:                                   suffer you? Bring thy son hither.
 31 Who appeared in glory, and                42 And as he was yet a coming, the
spake of his decease which he                devil threw him down, and t are
should accomplish at Jerusalem.              him. And Jesus rebuked the unclean
 32 But Peter and they that were             spirit, and healed the child, and d e-
with him were heavy with sleep:              livered him again to his father.
and when they were awake, they                43 And they were all amazed at the
saw his glory, and the two men that          might y power of God. But while
stood with him.                              they wondered every one at all
 33 And it came to pass, as they d e-        things which Jesus did, he said unto
parted from him, Peter said unto             his disciples,
Jesus, Master, it is good for us to           44 Let these sayings sink down in-
be here: and let us make three t a-          to your ears: for the Son of man
bernacles; one for thee, and one for         shall be delivered into the hands of
Moses, and one for Elias: not                men.
knowing what he said.                         45 But they understood not this
 34 While he thus spake, there came          saying, and it was hid from them,
a cloud, and overshadowed them:              that they perceived it not: and the y
and they feared as they entered into         feared to ask him of that saying.
the cloud.                                    46 Then there arose a reasoning
 35 And there came a voice out of            among them, which of them should
the cloud, saying, This is m y b e-          be greatest.
loved Son: hear him.                          47 And Jesus, perceiving the
 36 And when the voice was past,             thought of their heart, took a child,
Jesus was found alone. And they              and set him by him,
kept it close, and told no man in             48 And said unto them, Whosoever
those days any of those things               shall receive this child in m y name
which they had seen.                         receiveth me: and whosoeve r shall
 37 And it came to pass, that on the         receive me receiveth him that sent
next day, when they were come                me: for he that is least among you
down from the hill, much people              all, the same shall be great.
met him.                                      49 And John answered and said,
 38 And, behold, a man of the com-           Master, we saw one casting out d e-
pany cried out, saying, Master, I            vils in thy name; and we forbad


him, because he followeth not with            62 And Jesus said unto him, No
us.                                          man, having put his hand to the
 50 And Jesus said unto him, Forbid          plough, and looking back, is fit for
him not: for he that is not against          the kingdom of God.
us is for us.
 51 And it came to pass, when the                         CHAPTER 10
time was come that he should be               After these things the Lord a p-
received up, he stedfastl y set his          pointed other seventy also, and sent
face to go to Jerusalem,                     them two and two before his face
 52 And sent messengers before his           into every cit y and place, whither
face: and they went, and entered             he himself would come.
into a village of the Samaritans, to          2 Therefore said he unto them, The
make ready for him.                          harvest trul y is great, but the la-
 53 And they did not receive him,            bourers are few: pray ye therefore
because his face was as though he            the Lord of the harvest , that he
would go to Jerusalem.                       would send forth labourers into his
 54 And when his disciples James             harvest.
and John saw this, they said, Lord,           3 Go your ways: behold, I send
wilt thou that we command fire to            you forth as lambs among wolves.
come down from heaven, and con-               4 Carry neither purse, nor scrip,
sume them, even as Elias did?                nor shoes: and salute no man by the
 55 But he turned, and rebuked               way.
them, and said, Ye know not what              5 And into whatsoever house ye
manner of spirit ye are of.                  enter, first say, Peace be t o this
 56 For the Son of man is not come           house.
to destroy men's lives, but to save           6 And if the son of peace be there,
them. And they went to ano ther vil-         your peace shall rest upon it: if not,
lage.                                        it shall turn to you again.
 57 And it came to pass, that, as             7 And in the same house remain,
they went in the way, a certain man          eating and drinking such things as
said unto him, Lord, I will follow           they give: for the labourer is wor-
thee whithersoever thou goest.               thy of his hire. Go not from house
 58 And Jesus said unto him, Foxes           to house.
have holes, and birds of the air              8 And into whatsoever cit y ye en-
have nests; but the Son of man hath          ter, and they receive you, eat such
not where to lay his head.                   things as are set before you:
 59 And he said unto another, Fol-            9 And heal the sick that are ther e-
low me. But he said, Lord, suffer            in, and say unto them, The kingdom
me first to go and bury m y father.          of God is come nigh unto you.
 60 Jesus said unto him, Let the              10 But into whatsoever cit y ye en-
dead bury their dead: but go thou            ter, and they receive you not, go
and preach the kingdom of God.               your ways out into the streets of the
 61 And another also said, Lord , I          same, and say,
will follow thee; but let me first go         11 Even the very dust of your city,
bid them farewell, which are at              which cleaveth on us, we do wipe
home at m y house.                           off against you: notwithstanding be


ye sure of this, that the kingdom of          who the Son is, but the Father; and
God is come nigh unto you.                    who the Father is, but the Son, and
 12 But I say unto you, that it shall         he to whom the Son will reveal
be more tolerable in that day for             him.
Sodom, than for that cit y.                    23 And he turned him unto his di s-
 13 Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe              ciples, and said privatel y, Blessed
unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the              are the eyes which see the things
might y works had been done in                that ye see:
Tyre and Sidon, which have been                24 For I tell you, that many prop h-
done in you, they had a great while           ets and kings have desired to see
ago repented, sitting in sackcloth            those things which ye see, and have
and ashes.                                    not seen them; and to hear those
 14 But it shall be more tolerable            things which ye hear, and have not
for Tyre and Sidon at the judgment,           heard them.
than for you.                                  25 And, behold, a certain lawyer
 15 And thou, Capernaum, which                stood up, and tempted him, saying,
art exalted to heaven, shalt be               Master, what shall I do to inherit
thrust down to hell.                          eternal life?
 16 He that heareth you heareth me;            26 He said unto him, What is writ-
and he that despiseth you despiseth           ten in the law? how readest thou?
me; and he that despiseth me despi-            27 And he answering said, Thou
seth him that sent me.                        shalt love the Lord thy God with all
 17 And the sevent y returned again           thy heart, and with all thy soul, and
with joy, saying, Lord, even the d e-         with all thy strength, and with all
vils are subject unto us through thy          thy mind; and thy neighbour as th y-
name.                                         self.
 18 And he said unto them, I beheld            28 And he said unto him, Thou
Satan as lightning fall f rom heaven.         hast answered right: this do, and
 19 Behold, I give unto you power             thou shalt live.
to tread on serpents and scorpions,            29 But he, willing to justify hi m-
and over all the power of the en e-           self, said unto Jesus, And who is
my: and nothing shall by any means            my neighbour?
hurt you.                                      30 And Jesus answering said, A
 20 Notwithstanding in this rejoice           certain man went down from Jer u-
not, that the spirits are subject unto        salem to Jericho, and fell among
you; but rather rejoice, because              thieves, which stripped him of his
your names are written in heaven.             raiment, and wounded him, and de-
 21 In that hour Jesus rejoiced in            parted, leaving him half dead.
spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Fa-          31 And by chance there came down
ther, Lord of heaven and earth, that          a certain priest that way: and when
thou hast hid these things from the           he saw him, he passed by on the
wise and prudent, and hast revealed           other side.
them unto babes: even so, Father;              32 And likewise a Levite, when he
for so it seemed good in thy sight.           was at the place, came and looked
 22 All things are delivered to me            on him, and passed by on the other
of m y Father: and no man knoweth             side.


 33 But a certain Samaritan, as he           And it came to pass, that, as he
journeyed, came where he was: and           was praying in a certain place,
when he saw him, he had compas-             when he ceased, one of his di s-
sion on him,                                ciples said unto him, Lord, teach us
 34 And went to him, and bound up           to pray, as John also taught his di s-
his wounds, pouring in oil and              ciples.
wine, and set him on his own beast,          2 And he said unto them, When ye
and brought him to an inn, and took         pray, say, Our Father which art in
care of him.                                heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy
 35 And on the morrow when he               kingdom come. Thy will be done,
departed, he took out two pence,            as in heaven, so in earth.
and gave them to the host, and said          3 Give us day by day our dail y
unto him, Take care of him; and             bread.
whatsoever thou spendest more,               4 And forgive us our sins; for we
when I come again, I will repay             also forgive every one that is i n-
thee.                                       debted to us. And lead us not into
 36 Which now of these three,               temptation; but deliver us from
thinkest thou, was neighbour unto           evil.
him that fell among the thieves?             5 And he said unto them, Which of
 37 And he said, He that shewed             you shall have a friend, and shall
mercy on him. Then said Jesus unto          go unto him at midnight, and say
him, Go, and do thou likewise.              unto him, Friend, lend me three
 38 Now it came to pass, as they            loaves;
went, that he entered into a certain         6 For a friend of mine in his jou r-
village: and a certain woman named          ney is come to me, and I have noth-
Martha received him into her                ing to set before him?
house.                                       7 And he from within shall answer
 39 And she had a sister called             and say, Trouble me not: the door is
Mary, which also sat at Jesus' feet,        now shut, and m y children are with
and heard his word.                         me in bed; I cannot rise and give
 40 But Martha was cumbered about           thee.
much serving, and came to him, and           8 I say unto you, Though he will
said, Lord, dost thou not care that         not rise and give him, because he is
my sister hath left me to serve             his friend, yet because of his i m-
alone? bid her therefore that she           portunit y he will rise and give him
help me.                                    as many as he needeth.
 41 And Jesus answered and said              9 And I say unto you, Ask, and it
unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art          shall be given you; seek, and ye
careful and troubled about many             shall find; knock, and it shall be
things:                                     opened unto you.
 42 But one thing is needful: and            10 For every one that asketh r ecei-
Mary hath chosen that good part,            veth; and he that seeketh findeth;
which shall not be taken away from          and to him that knocketh it shall be
her.                                        opened.
                                             11 If a son shall ask bread of any
           CHAPTER 11                       of you that is a father, will he give


him a stone? or if he ask a fish,             23 He that is not with me is
will he for a fish give him a ser-           against me: and he that gathereth
pent?                                        not with me scattereth.
 12 Or if he shall ask an egg, will           24 When the unclean spirit is gone
he offer him a scorpion?                     out of a man, he walketh through
 13 If ye then, being evil, know             dry places, seeking rest; and find-
how to give good gifts unto your             ing none, he saith, I will return un-
children: how much more shall your           to m y house whence I came out.
heavenl y Father give the Hol y Sp i-         25 And when he cometh, he findeth
rit to them that ask him?                    it swept and garnished.
 14 And he was casting out a devil,           26 Then goeth he, and taketh to
and it was dumb. And it came to              him seven other spirits more
pass, when the devil was gone out,           wicked than himself; and they enter
the dumb spake; and the people               in, and dwell t here: and the last
wondered.                                    state of that man is worse than the
 15 But some of them said, He cas-           first.
teth out devils through Beelzebub             27 And it came to pass, as he
the chief of the devils.                     spake these things, a certain woman
 16 And others, tempting him,                of the company lifted up her voice,
sought of him a sign from heaven.            and said unto him, Blessed is the
 17 But he, knowing their thoughts,          womb that bare thee, and the paps
said unto them, Every kingdom di-            which thou hast sucked.
vided against itself is brought to            28 But he said, Yea rather, blessed
desolation; and a house divided              are they that hear the word of God,
against a house falleth.                     and keep it.
 18 If Satan also be divided against          29 And when the people were ga-
himself, how shall his kingdom               thered thick together, he began to
stand? because ye say that I cast            say, This is an evil generation: they
out devils through Beelzebub.                seek a sign; and there shall no sign
 19 And if I by Beelzebub cast out           be given it, but the sign of Jonas
devils, by whom do your sons cast            the prophet.
them out? therefore shall they be             30 For as Jonas was a sign unto
your judges.                                 the Ninevites, so shall also the Son
 20 But if I with the finger of God          of man be to this generation.
cast out devils, no doubt the kin g-          31 The queen of the south shall
dom of God is come upon you.                 rise up in the judgment with the
 21 When a strong man armed kee-             men of this generation, and co n-
peth his palace, his goods are in            demn them: for she came from the
peace:                                       utmost parts of the earth to hear the
 22 But when a stronger than he              wisdom of Solomon; and, behold, a
shall come upon him, and overcome            greater than Solomon is here.
him, he taketh from him all his a r-          32 The men of Nineve shall rise up
mour wherein he trusted, and d ivi-          in the judgment with this genera-
deth his spoils.                             tion, and shall condemn it: for the y
                                             repented at the preaching of Jonas;


and, behold, a greater than Jonas is         synagogues, and greetings in the
here.                                        markets.
 33 No man, when he hath lighted a            44 Woe unto you, scribes and Pha-
candle, putteth it in a secret place,        risees, hypocrites! for ye are as
neither under a bushel, but on a             graves which appear no t, and the
candlestick, that they which come            men that walk over them are not
in may see the light.                        aware of them.
 34 The light of the body is the eye:         45 Then answered one of the law-
therefore when thine eye is sing le,         yers, and said unto him, Master,
thy whole body also is full of light;        thus saying thou reproachest us a l-
but when thine eye is evil, thy body         so.
also is full of darkness.                     46 And he said, Woe unto you also,
 35 Take heed therefore that the             ye lawyers! for ye lade men with
light which is in thee be not dark-          burdens grievous to be borne, and
ness.                                        ye yourselves touch not the burdens
 36 If thy whole body therefore be           with one of your fingers.
full of light, having no part dark,           47 Woe unto you! for ye build the
the whole shall be full of light, as         sepulchres of the prophets, and
when the bright shining of a candle          your fathers killed them.
doth give thee light.                         48 Trul y ye bear witness that ye
 37 And as he spake, a certain Ph a-         allow the deeds of your fathers: for
risee besought him to dine with              they indeed killed them, and ye
him: and he went in, and sat down            build their sepulchres.
to meat.                                      49 Therefore also said the wisdom
 38 And when the Pharisee saw it,            of God, I will send them prophets
he marvelled that he had not first           and apostles, and some of them
washed before dinner.                        they shall slay and persecute:
 39 And the Lord said unto him,               50 That the blood of all the prop h-
Now do ye Pharisees make clean               ets, which was shed from the fou n-
the outside of the cup and the plat-         dation of the world, ma y be re-
ter; but your inward part is full of         quired of this generation;
ravening and wickedness.                      51 From the blood of Abel unto the
 40 Ye fools, did not he that made           blood of Zacharias, which perished
that which is without make th at             between the altar and the temple:
which is within also?                        veril y I say unto you, It shall be
 41 But rather give alms of such             required of this generation.
things as ye have; and, behold, all           52 Woe unto you, lawyers! for ye
things are clean unto you.                   have taken away the key of kno w-
 42 But woe unto you, Pharisees!             ledge: ye entered not in yourselves,
for ye tithe mint and rue and all            and them that were entering in ye
manner of herbs, and pass over               hindered.
judgment and the love of God:                 53 And as he said these things unto
these ought ye to have done, and             them, the scribes and the Pharisees
not to leave the other undone.               began to urge him vehementl y, and
 43 Woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye          to provoke him to speak of man y
love the uppermost seats in the              things:


 54 Laying wait for him, and seek-             that blasphemeth against the Hol y
ing to catch something out of his              Ghost it shall not be forgiven.
mouth, that they might accuse him.              11 And when they bring you unto
                                               the synagogues, and unto magi-
             CHAPTER 12                        strates, and powers, take ye no
 In the mean time, when there were             thought how or what thing ye shall
gathered together an innumerable               answer, or what ye shall say:
multitude of people, insomuch that              12 For the Hol y Ghost shall teach
they trode one upon another, he b e-           you in the same hour what ye ought
gan to say unto his d isciples first of        to say.
all, Beware ye of the leaven of the             13 And one of the company said
Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.                 unto him, Master, speak to m y
 2 For there is nothing covered, that          brother, that he divide the inherit-
shall not be revealed; neither hid,            ance with me.
that shall not be known.                        14 And he said unto him, Man,
 3 Therefore whatsoever ye have                who made me a judge or a divider
spoken in darkness shall be heard              over you?
in the light; and that which ye have            15 And he said unto them, Take
spoken in the ear in closets shall be          heed, and beware of covetousness:
proclaimed upon the housetops.                 for a man's life consisteth not in
 4 And I say unto you m y friends,             the abundance of the things which
Be not afraid of them that kill the            he possesseth.
body, and after that have no more               16 And he spake a parable unto
that they can do.                              them, saying, The ground of a ce r-
 5 But I will forewarn you whom ye             tain rich man brought forth plent i-
shall fear: Fear him, which after he           full y:
hath killed hath power to cast into             17 And he thought within himself,
hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him.           saying, What shall I do, because I
 6 Are not five sparrows sold for              have no room where to bestow m y
two farthings, and not one of them             fruits?
is forgotten before God?                        18 And he said, This will I do: I
 7 But even the very hairs of your             will pull down m y barns, and build
head are all num bered. Fear not               greater; and there will I bestow all
therefore: ye are of more value than           my fruits and m y goods.
many sparrows.                                  19 And I will say to my soul, Soul,
 8 Also I say unto you, Whosoever              thou hast much goods laid up for
shall confess me before men, him               many years; take thine ease, eat,
shall the Son of man also confess              drink, and be merry.
before the angels of God:                       20 But God said unto him, Thou
 9 But he that denieth me before               fool, this night thy soul shall be re-
men shall be denied before the an-             quired of thee: then whose shall
gels of God.                                   those things be, which thou hast
 10 And whosoever shall speak a                provided?
word against the Son of man, it                 21 So is he that layeth up treasure
shall be forgiven him: but unto him            for himself, and is not rich toward


 22 And he said unto his disciples,          thief approacheth, neither moth
Therefore I say unto you, Take no            corrupteth.
thought for you r life, what ye shall         34 For where your treasure is,
eat; neither for the body, what ye           there will your heart be also.
shall put on.                                 35 Let your loins be girded about,
 23 The life is more than meat, and          and your lights burning;
the body is more than raiment.                36 And ye yourselves like unto
 24 Consider the ravens: for they            men that wait fo r their lord, when
neither sow nor reap; which neither          he will return from the wedding;
have storehouse nor barn; and God            that when he cometh and knocketh,
feedeth them: how much more are              they may open unto him immediat e-
ye better than the fowls?                    ly.
 25 And which of you with taking              37 Blessed are those servants,
thought can add to his stature one           whom the lord when he cometh
cubit?                                       shall find watching: veril y I say un-
 26 If ye then be not able to do that        to you, that he shall gird himself,
thing which is least, why take ye            and make them to sit down to meat,
thought for the rest?                        and will come forth and serve them.
 27 Consider the lilies how they              38 And if he shall come in the
grow: they toil not, they spin not;          second watch, or come in the third
and yet I say unto you, that Sol o-          watch, and find them so, blessed
mon in all his glory was not ar-             are those servants.
rayed like one of these.                      39 And this know, that if the
 28 If then God so clothe the grass,         goodman of the house had known
which is to day in the field, and to         what hour the thief would come, he
morrow is cast into the oven; how            would have watched, and not have
much more will he clothe you, O ye           suffered his house to be broken
of little faith?                             through.
 29 And seek not ye what ye shall             40 Be ye therefore ready also: for
eat, or what ye shall drink, neither         the Son of man cometh at an hour
be ye of doubtful mind.                      when ye think not.
 30 For all these things do the na-           41 Then Peter said unto him, Lord,
tions of the world seek after: and           speakest thou this parable unto us,
your Father knoweth that ye have             or even to all?
need of these things.                         42 And the Lord said, Who then is
 31 But rather seek ye the kingdom           that faithful and wise steward,
of God; and all these things shall           whom his lord shall make ruler
be added unto you.                           over his household, to give them
 32 Fear not, little flock; for it is        their portion of meat in due season?
your Father's good pleasure to give           43 Blessed is that servant, whom
you the kingdom.                             his lord when he cometh shall find
 33 Sell that ye have, and give              so doing.
alms; provide yourselves bags                 44 Of a truth I say unto you, that
which wax not old, a treasure in the         he will make him ruler over all that
heavens that faileth not, where no           he hath.


 45 But and if that servant say in          west, straightway ye say, There
his heart, My lord delayeth his             cometh a shower; and so it is.
coming; and shall begin to beat the          55 And when ye see the south wind
menservants and maidens, and to             blow, ye say, There will be heat;
eat and drink, and to be drunken;           and it cometh to pass.
 46 The lord of that servant will            56 Ye hypocrites, ye can discern
come in a day when he looketh not           the face of the sky and of the earth;
for him, and at an hour when he is          but how is it that ye do not discern
not aware, and will cut him in              this time?
sunder, and will appoint him his             57 Yea, and why even of you r-
portion with the unbelievers.               selves judge ye not what is right?
 47 And that servant, which knew             58 When thou goest with thine ad-
his lord's will , and prepared not          versary to the magistrate, as thou
himself, neither did according to           art in the way, give diligence that
his will, shall be beaten with many         thou mayest be delivered from him;
stripes.                                    lest he hale thee to the judge, and
 48 But he that knew not, and did           the judge deliver thee to the offic-
commit things worthy of stripes,            er, and the officer cast thee into
shall be beaten with few stripes.           prison.
For unto whomsoever much is gi v-            59 I tell thee, thou shalt not depart
en, of him shall be much r equired:         thence, till thou hast paid the very
and to whom men have committed              last mite.
much, of him they will ask the
more.                                                   CHAPTER 13
 49 I am come to send fire on the            There were present at that season
earth; and what will I if it be al-         some that told him of the Gal i-
ready kindled?                              laeans, whose blood Pilate had
 50 But I have a baptism to be bap-         mingled with their sacrifices.
tized with; and how am I straitened          2 And Jesus answering said unto
till it be accomplished!                    them, Suppose ye that these Gali-
 51 Suppose ye that I am come to            laeans were sinners above all the
give peace on earth? I tell you,            Galilaeans, because they suffered
Nay; but rather division:                   such things?
 52 For from henceforth there shall          3 I tell you, Nay: but, except ye
be five in one house divided, three         repent, ye shall all likewise perish.
against two, and two against three.          4 Or those eighteen, upon whom
 53 The father shall be divided             the tower in Siloam fell, and slew
against the son, and the son against        them, think ye that they were si n-
the father; the mother against the          ners above all men that dwelt in J e-
daughter, and the daughter against          rusalem?
the mother; the mother in law                5 I tell you, Nay: but, except ye
against her daughter in law, and the        repent, ye shall all likewise perish.
daughter in law against her mother           6 He spake also t his parable; A
in law.                                     certain man had a fig tree planted
 54 And he said also to the people,         in his vineyard; and he came and
When ye see a cloud rise out of the


sought fruit thereon, and found                 17 And when he had said these
none.                                          things, all his adversaries were
 7 Then said he unto the dresser of            ashamed: and all the people re-
his vineyard, Behold, these three              joiced for all the glorious things
years I come seeking fruit on this             that were done by him.
fig tree, and find none: cut i t down;          18 Then said he, Unto what is the
why cumbereth it the ground?                   kingdom of God like? and whereu n-
 8 And he answering said unto him,             to shall I resemble it?
Lord, let it alone this year also, till         19 It is like a grain of mustard
I shall dig about it, and dung it:             seed, which a man took, and cast
 9 And if it bear fruit, well: and if          into his garden; and it grew, and
not, then after that thou shalt cut it         waxed a great tree; and the fowls of
down.                                          the air lodged in the branches of it.
 10 And he was teaching in one of               20 And again he said, Whereunto
the s ynagogues on the sabbath.                shall I liken the kingdom of God?
 11 And, behold, there was a woman              21 It is like leaven, which a wom-
which had a spirit of infirmit y               an took and hid in three measures
eighteen years, and was bowed to-              of meal, till the whole was lea-
gether, and could in no wise lift up           vened.
herself.                                        22 And he went through the cities
 12 And when Jesus saw her, he                 and villages, teaching, and journe y-
called her to him, and said unto               ing toward Jerusalem.
her, Woman, thou art loosed from                23 Then said one unto him, Lord,
thine infirmit y.                              are there few that be saved? And he
 13 And he laid his hands on her:              said unto them,
and immediatel y she was made                   24 Strive to enter in at the strait
straight, and glorified God.                   gate: for many, I say unto you, will
 14 And the ruler of the synagogue             seek to enter in, and shall not be
answered with indignation, because             able.
that Jesus had healed on the sab-               25 When once the master of the
bath day, and said unto the people,            house is risen up, and hath shut to
There are six days in which men                the door, and ye begin to stand
ought to work: in them therefore               without, and to knock at the door,
come and be healed, and not on the             saying, Lord, Lord, open unto us;
sabbath day.                                   and he shall answer and say unt o
 15 The Lord then answered him,                you, I know you not whence ye are:
and said, Thou hypocrite, doth not              26 Then shall ye begin to say, We
each one of you on the sabbath                 have eaten and drunk in thy pre s-
loose his ox or his ass from the               ence, and thou hast taught in our
stall, and lead him away to water-             streets.
ing?                                            27 But he shall say, I tell you, I
 16 And ought not this woman, be-              know you not whence ye are; depart
ing a daughter of Abraham, whom                from me, all ye workers of iniquit y.
Satan hath bound, lo, these eigh-               28 There shall be weeping and
teen years, be loosed from this                gnashing of teeth, when ye shall
bond on the sabbath day?                       see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob,


and all the prophets, in the king-            3 And Jesus answering spake unto
dom of God, and you yourselves               the lawyers and Pharisees, saying,
thrust out.                                  Is it lawful t o heal on the sabbath
 29 And they shall come from the             day?
east, and from the west, and from             4 And they held their peace. And
the north, and from the south, and           he took him, and healed him, and
shall sit down in the kingdom of             let him go;
God.                                          5 And answered them, saying,
 30 And, behold, there are last              Which of you shall have an ass or
which shall be first, and there are          an ox fallen into a pit, and will not
first which shall be last.                   straightway pull him out on the
 31 The same day there came cer-             sabbath day?
tain of the Pharisees, saying unto            6 And they could not answer him
him, Get thee out, and depart                again to these things.
hence: for Herod will kill thee.              7 And he put forth a parable to
 32 And he said unto them, Go ye,            those which were bidden, when he
and tell that fox, Behold, I cast out        marked how they chose out the
devils, and I do cures to day and to         chief rooms; saying unto them,
morrow, and the third day I shall be          8 When thou art bidden of any man
perfected.                                   to a wedding, sit not down in the
 33 Nevertheless I must walk to              highest room; lest a more honou ra-
day, and to morrow, and the day              ble man than thou be bidden of
following: for it cannot be that a           him;
prophet perish out of Jerusalem.              9 And he that bade thee and him
 34 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which            come and say to thee, Give this
killest the prophets, and stonest            man place; and thou begin with
them that are sent unto thee; how            shame to take the lowest room.
often would I have gathered thy               10 But when thou art bidden, go
children together, as a hen doth             and sit down in the lowest room;
gather her brood under her win gs,           that when he that bade thee cometh,
and ye would not!                            he may say unto thee, Friend, go up
 35 Behold, your house is left unto          higher: then shalt thou have wor-
you desolate: and veril y I say unto         ship in the presence of them that sit
you, Ye shall not see me, until the          at meat with thee.
time come when ye shall say,                  11 For whosoever exalteth himself
Blessed is he that cometh in the             shall be abased; and he that hu m-
name of the Lord.                            bleth himself shall be exalted.
                                              12 Then said he also to him that
            CHAPTER 14                       bade him, When thou makest a din-
 And it came to pass, as he went i n-        ner or a supper, call not thy friends,
to the house of one of the chief             nor thy brethren, neither thy kins-
Pharisees to eat bread on the sab-           men, nor thy rich neighbours; lest
bath day, that they watched him.             they also bid thee again, and a re-
 2 And, behold, there was a certain          compence be made thee.
man before him which had the
drops y.


 13 But when thou makest a feast,             24 For I say unto you, That none
call the poor, the maimed, the lame,         of those men which were bidden
the blind:                                   shall taste of m y supper.
 14 And thou shalt be blessed; for            25 And there went great multitudes
they cannot recompense thee: for             with him: and he turned, and said
thou shalt be recompensed at the             unto them,
resurrection of the just.                     26 If any man come to me, and
 15 And when one of them that sat            hate not his father, and mother, and
at meat with him heard these                 wife, and children, and brethren,
things, he said unto him, Blessed is         and sisters, yea, and his own life
he that shall eat bread in the kin g-        also, he cannot be my disciple.
dom of God.                                   27 And whosoever doth not bear
 16 Then said he unto him, A cer-            his cross, and come after me, can-
tain man made a great supper, and            not be m y disciple.
bade many:                                    28 For which of you, intending to
 17 And sent his servant at supper           build a tower, sitteth not down
time to say to them that were bid-           first, and counteth the cost, whether
den, Come; for all things are now            he have sufficient to finish it?
ready.                                        29 Lest hapl y, after he hath laid
 18 And they all with one consent            the foundation, and is not able to
began to make excuse. The first              finish it, all that behold it begin to
said unto him, I have bought a               mock him,
piece of ground, and I must needs             30 Saying, This man began to
go and see it: I pray thee have me           build, and was not able to finish.
excused.                                      31 Or what king, going to make
 19 And another said, I have bought          war against another king, sitteth
five yoke of oxen, and I go to prove         not down first, and consulteth
them: I pray thee have me excused.           whether he be able with ten tho u-
 20 And another said, I have ma r-           sand to meet him that cometh
ried a wife, and therefore I cannot          against him with twent y thousand?
come.                                         32 Or else, while the other is yet a
 21 So that servant came, and                great way off, he sendeth an ambas-
shewed his lord these things. Then           sage, and desireth conditions of
the master of the house being angry          peace.
said to his servant, Go out quickl y          33 So likewise, whosoever he be of
into the streets and lanes of the            you that forsaketh not all that he
cit y, and bring in hither the poor,         hath, he cannot be my disciple.
and the maimed, and the halt, and             34 Salt is good: but if the salt have
the blind.                                   lost his savour, wherewith shall it
 22 And the servant said, Lord, it is        be seasoned?
done as thou hast commanded, and              35 It is neither fit for the land, nor
yet there is room.                           yet for the dunghill; but men cast it
 23 And the lord said unto the se r-         out. He that hath ears to hear, let
vant, Go out into the highways and           him hear.
hedges, and compel them to come
in, that m y house may be filled.                        CHAPTER 15


 Then drew near unto him all the             And he divided unto them his li v-
publicans and sinners for to hear            ing.
him.                                          13 And not many days after the
 2 And the Pharisees and scribes             younger son gathered all together,
murmured, saying, This man r ecei-           and took his journey into a far
veth sinners, and eateth with them.          country, and there wasted his su b-
 3 And he spake this parable unto            stance with riotous living.
them, saying,                                 14 And when he had spent all,
 4 What man of you, having an                there arose a might y famine in that
hundred sheep, if he lose one of             land; and he began to be in want.
them, doth not leave the ninet y and          15 And he went and joined himself
nine in the wilderness, and go after         to a citizen of that country; and he
that which is lost, until he find it?        sent him into his fields to feed
 5 And when he hath found it, he             swine.
layeth it on his shoulders, rejoi c-          16 And he would fain have filled
ing.                                         his bell y with the husks that the
 6 And when he cometh home, he               swine did eat: and no man gave un-
calleth together his friends and             to him.
neighbours, saying unto them, Re-             17 And when he came to himself,
joice with me; for I have found m y          he said, How many hired servants
sheep which was lost.                        of m y father's have bread enough
 7 I say unto you, that likewise joy         and to spare, and I perish with hu n-
shall be in heaven over one sinner           ger!
that repenteth, more than over nin e-         18 I will arise and go to m y father,
ty and nine just persons, which              and will say unto him, Father, I
need no repentance.                          have sinned against heaven, and be-
 8 Either what woman having ten              fore thee,
pieces of silver, if she lose one             19 And am no more worthy to be
piece, doth not light a candle, and          called thy son: make me as one of
sweep the house, and seek diligent-          thy hired servants.
ly till she find it?                          20 And he arose, and came to his
 9 And when she hath found it, she           father. But when he was yet a great
calleth her friends and her neig h-          way off, his father saw him, and
bours together, saying, Rejoice              had compassion, and ran, and fell
with me; for I have found the piece          on his neck, and kissed him.
which I had lost.                             21 And the son said unto him, Fa-
 10 Likewise, I sa y unto you, there         ther, I have sinned against heaven,
is joy in the presence of the angels         and in thy sight, and am no more
of God over one sinner that repe n-          worthy to be called thy son.
teth.                                         22 But the father said to his se r-
 11 And he said, A certain man had           vants, Bring forth the best robe,
two sons:                                    and put it on him; and put a ring on
 12 And the younger of them said to          his hand, and shoes on his feet:
his father, Father, give me the po r-         23 And bring hither the fatted calf,
tion of goods that falleth to me.            and kill it; and let us eat, and be


 24 For this m y son was dead, and            3 Then the steward said within
is alive again; he was lost, and is          himself, What shall I do? for m y
found. And they began to be merry.           lord taketh away from me the ste-
 25 Now his elder son was in the             wardship: I cannot dig; to beg I am
field: and as he came and drew nigh          ashamed.
to the house, he heard musick and             4 I am resolved what to do, that,
dancing.                                     when I am put out of the steward-
 26 And he called one of the ser-            ship, they may receive me into their
vants, and asked what these things           houses.
meant.                                        5 So he called every one of his
 27 And he said unto him, Thy                lord's debtors unto him, and said
brother is come; and thy father hath         unto the first, How much owest
killed the fatted calf, because he           thou unto m y lord?
hath received him safe and sound.             6 And he said, An hundred meas-
 28 And he was angry, and would              ures of oil. And he said unto him,
not go in: therefore came his father         Take thy bill, and sit down quickl y,
out, and intreated him.                      and write fift y.
 29 And he answering said to his              7 Then said he to another, And
father, Lo, these many years do I            how much owest thou? And he said,
serve thee, neither transgressed I at        An hundred measures of wheat. And
any time thy commandment: and yet            he said unto him, Take thy bill, and
thou never gavest me a kid, that I           write fourscore.
might make merry with m y friends:            8 And the lord commended the un-
 30 But as soon as this thy son was          just steward, because he had done
come, which hath devoured thy li v-          wisel y: for the children of this
ing with harlots, thou hast killed           world are in their generation wiser
for him the fatted calf.                     than the children of light.
 31 And he said unto him, Son, thou           9 And I say unto yo u, Make to
art ever with me, and all that I have        yourselves friends of the mammon
is thine.                                    of unrighteousness; that, when ye
 32 It was meet that we should               fail, they may receive you into
make merry, and be glad: for this            everlasting habitations.
thy brother was dead, and is alive            10 He that is faithful in that which
again; and was lost, and is found.           is least is faithful also in much: and
                                             he that is unjust in the least is un-
           CHAPTER 16                        just also in much.
 And he said also unto his di s-              11 If therefore ye have not been
ciples, There was a certain rich             faithful in the unrighteous mam-
man, which had a steward; and the            mon, who will commit to your trust
same was accused unto him that he            the true riches?
had wasted his goods.                         12 And if ye have not been faithful
 2 And he called him, and said unto          in that which is another man's, who
him, How is it that I hear this of           shall give you that which is your
thee? give an account of thy ste-            own?
wardship; for thou mayest be no               13 No servant can serve two mas-
longer steward.                              ters: for either he will hate the one,


and love the other; or else he will           send Lazarus, that he may dip the
hold to the one, and despise the              tip of his finger in water, and cool
other. Ye cannot serve God and                my tongue; for I am tormented in
mammon.                                       this flame.
 14 And the Pharisees also, who                25 But Abraham said, Son, reme m-
were covetous, heard all these                ber that thou in thy lifetime r ecei-
things: and they derided him.                 vedst thy good things, and lik ewise
 15 And he said unto them, Ye are             Lazarus evil things: but now he is
they which justify yourselves b e-            comforted, and thou art to rmented.
fore men; but God knoweth your                 26 And beside all this, between us
hearts: for that which is highl y e s-        and you there is a great gulf fixed:
teemed among men is abomination               so that they which would pass from
in the sight of God.                          hence to you cannot; neither can
 16 The law and the prophets were             they pass to us, that would come
until John: since that time the               from thence.
kingdom of God is preached, and                27 Then he said, I pray thee ther e-
every man presseth into it.                   fore, father, that thou wouldest
 17 And it is easier for heaven and           send him to m y father's house:
earth to pass, than one tittle of the          28 For I have five brethren; that he
law to fail.                                  may testify unto them, lest they al-
 18 Whosoever putteth away his                so come into this place of torment.
wife, and marrieth another, commit-            29 Abraham saith unto him, They
teth adultery: and whosoever mar-             have Moses and the prophets; let
rieth her that is put away from her           them hear them.
husband committeth adultery.                   30 And he said, Nay, father Abra-
 19 There was a certain rich man,             ham: but if one went unto them
which was clothed in purple and               from the dead, they will repent.
fine linen, and fared sumptuousl y             31 And he said unto him, If they
every day:                                    hear not Moses and the prophets,
 20 And there was a certain beggar            neither will they be persuaded,
named Lazarus, which was laid at              though one rose from the dead.
his gate, full of sores,
 21 And desiring to be fed with the                        CHAPTER 17
crumbs which fell from the rich                Then said he unto the disciples, It
man's table: moreover the dogs                is impossible but that offences will
came and licked his sores.                    come: but woe unto him, through
 22 And it came to pass, that the             whom they come!
beggar died, and was carried by the            2 It were better for him that a
angels into Abraham's bosom: the              millstone were hanged about his
rich man also died, and was bur ied;          neck, and he cast into the sea, than
 23 And in hell he lift up his eyes,          that he should offend one of these
being in torments, and seeth Abr a-           little ones.
ham afar off, and Lazarus in his b o-          3 Take heed to yourselves: If thy
som.                                          brother trespass against thee, r e-
 24 And he cried and said, Father             buke him; and if he repent, forgive
Abraham, have mercy on me, and                him.


 4 And if he trespass against thee           15 And one of them, when he saw
seven times in a day, and seven             that he was healed, turned back,
times in a day turn again to thee,          and with a loud voice glorified
saying, I repent; thou shalt forgive        God,
him.                                         16 And fell down on his face at his
 5 And the apostles said unto the           feet, giving him thanks: and he was
Lord, Increase our faith.                   a Samaritan.
 6 And the Lord said, If ye had              17 And Jesus answering said, Were
faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye        there not ten cleansed? but where
might say unto this sycamine tree,          are the nine?
Be thou plucked up by the root, and          18 There are not found that r e-
be thou planted in the sea; and it          turned to give glory to God, save
should obey you.                            this stran ger.
 7 But which of you, having a ser-           19 And he said unto him, Arise, go
vant plowing or feeding cattle, will        thy way: thy faith hath made thee
say unto him by and by, when he is          whole.
come from the field, Go and sit              20 And when he was demanded of
down to meat?                               the Pharisees, when the kingdom of
 8 And will not rather say unto him,        God should come, he answered
Make ready wherewith I may sup,             them and said, The kingdom of God
and gird thyself, and serve me, till        cometh not with observation:
I have eaten and drunken; and af-            21 Neither shall they say, Lo here!
terward thou shalt eat and drink?           or, lo there! for, behold, the king-
 9 Doth he thank th at servant b e-         dom of God is within you.
cause he did the things that were            22 And he said unto the disciples,
commanded him? I trow not.                  The days will come, when ye shall
 10 So likewise ye, when ye shall           desire to see one of the days of the
have done all those things which            Son of man, and ye shall not see it.
are commanded you, say, We are               23 And they shall say to you, See
unprofitable servants: we have done         here; or, see there: go not after
that which was our dut y to do.             them, nor follow them.
 11 And it came to pass, as he went          24 For as the lightning, that ligh-
to Jerusalem, that he passed                teneth out of the one part under
through the midst of Samaria and            heaven, shineth unto the other part
Galilee.                                    under heaven; so shall also the Son
 12 And as he entered into a certain        of man be in his day.
village, there met him ten men that          25 But first must he suffer many
were lepers, which stood afar off:          things, and be rejected of this gen-
 13 And they lifted up their voices,        eration.
and said, Jesus, Master, have mercy          26 And as it was in the days of
on us.                                      Noe, so shall it be also in the days
 14 And when he saw them, he said           of the Son of man.
unto them, Go shew yourselves u n-           27 They did eat, they drank, they
to the priests. And it came to pass,        married wives, they were given in
that, as they went, they were               marriage, until the day that Noe e n-


tered into the a rk, and the flood             3 And there was a widow in that
came, and destroyed them all.                 cit y; and she came unto him, sa y-
 28 Likewise also as it was in the            ing, Avenge me of mine adversary.
days of Lot; they did eat, they                4 And he would not for a while:
drank, they bought, they sold, they           but afterward he said within him-
planted, they builded;                        self, Though I fear not God, nor re-
 29 But the same day that Lot went            gard man;
out of Sodom it rained fire and                5 Yet because this widow troubleth
brimstone from heaven, and de-                me, I will avenge her, lest by her
stroyed them all.                             continual coming she weary me.
 30 Even thus shall it be in the day           6 And the Lord said, Hear what the
when the Son of man is revealed.              unjust judge saith.
 31 In that day, he which shall be             7 And shall not God avenge his
upon the housetop, and his stuff in           own elect, which cry day and night
the house, let him not come down              unto him, though he bear long with
to take it away: and he that is in the        them?
field, let him likewise not return             8 I tell you that he will avenge
back.                                         them speedil y. Nevertheless when
 32 Remember Lot's wife.                      the Son of man cometh, shall he
 33 Whosoever shall seek to save              find faith on the earth?
his life shall lose it; and whosoever          9 And he spake this parable unto
shall lose his life shall preserve it.        certain which trusted in themselves
 34 I tell you, in that night there           that they were righteous, and d es-
shall be two men in one bed; the              pised others:
one shall be taken, an d the other             10 Two men went up into the te m-
shall be left.                                ple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and
 35 Two women shall be grinding               the other a publican.
together; the one shall be taken,              11 The Pharisee stood and prayed
and the other left.                           thus with himself, God, I thank
 36 Two men shall be in the field;            thee, that I am not as other men
the one shall be taken, and the oth-          are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers,
er left.                                      or even as this publican.
 37 And they answered and said un-             12 I fast twice in the week, I give
to him, Where, Lord? And he said              tithes of all that I possess.
unto them, Wheresoever the body                13 And the publican, standing afar
is, thither will the eagles be ga-            off, would not lift up so much as
thered together.                              his eyes unto heaven, but smote
                                              upon his breast, saying, God be
            CHAPTER 18                        merciful to me a sinner.
 And he spake a parable unto them              14 I tell you, this man went down
to this end, that men ought always            to his house justified rathe r than
to pray, and not to faint;                    the other: for every one that exal-
 2 Saying, There was in a cit y a             teth himself shall be abased; and he
judge, which feared not God, nei-             that humbleth himself shall be ex-
ther regarded man:                            alted.


 15 And they brought unto him also             27 And he said, The things which
infants, that he would touch them:            are impossible with men are possi-
but when his disciples saw it, they           ble with God.
rebuked them.                                  28 Then Peter said, Lo, we have
 16 But Jesus call ed them unto him,          left all, and followed thee.
and said, Suffer little children to            29 And he said unto them, Veril y I
come unto me, and forbid them not:            say unto you, There is no man that
for of such is the kingdom of God.            hath left house, or parents, or
 17 Veril y I say unto you, Who-              brethren, or wife, or children, for
soever shall not receive the king-            the kingdom of God's sake,
dom of God as a little child shall in          30 Who shall not receive manifold
no wise enter therein.                        more in this present time, and in
 18 And a certain ruler asked him,            the world to come life everlasting.
saying, Good Master, what shall I              31 Then he took unto him the
do to inherit eternal life?                   twelve, and said unto them, Behold,
 19 And Jesus said unto him, Why              we go up to Jerusalem, and all
callest thou me good? none is good,           things that are written by the
save one, that is, God.                       prophets concerning the Son of man
 20 Thou knowest the command-                 shall be accomplished.
ments, Do not commit adultery, Do              32 For he shall be delivered unto
not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear           the Gentiles, and shall be mocked,
false witness, Honour thy father              and spitefull y entreated, and spitted
and thy mother.                               on:
 21 And he said, All these have I              33 And they shall scourge him, and
kept from m y youth up.                       put him to death: and the third da y
 22 Now when Jesus heard these                he shall rise again.
things, he said unto him, Yet lack-            34 And they understood none of
est thou one thing: sell all that thou        these things: and this saying was
hast, and distribute unto the poor,           hid from them, neither knew the y
and thou shalt have treasure in he a-         the things which were spoken.
ven: and come, follow me.                      35 And it came to pass, that as he
 23 And when he heard this, he was            was come nigh unto Jericho, a ce r-
very sorrowful: for he was very               tain blind man sat by the way side
rich.                                         begging:
 24 And when Jesus saw that he was             36 And hearing the multitude pass
very sorrowful, he said, How hardl y          by, he asked what it meant.
shall they that have riches enter in-          37 And they told him, that Jesus of
to the kingdom of God!                        Nazareth passeth by.
 25 For it is easier for a camel to            38 And he cried, saying, Jesus,
go through a needle's eye, than for           thou Son of David, have mercy on
a rich man to enter into the kin g-           me.
dom of God.                                    39 And they which went before re-
 26 And they that heard it said,              buked him, that he should hold his
Who then can be saved?                        peace: but he cried so much the
                                              more, Thou Son of David, have
                                              mercy on me.


 40 And Jesus stood, and com-                 9 And Jesus said unto him, This
manded him to be brought unto                day is salvation come to this house,
him: and when he was come near,              forsomuch as he also is a son of
he asked him,                                Abraham.
 41 Saying, What wilt thou that I             10 For the Son of man is come to
shall do unto thee? And he said,             seek and to save that which was
Lord, that I may receive m y sight.          lost.
 42 And Jesus said unto him, Re-              11 And as they heard these things,
ceive thy sight: thy faith hath saved        he added and spake a parable, be-
thee.                                        cause he was nigh to Jerusalem, and
 43 And immediately he received              because they thought that the kin g-
his sight, and followed him, glor i-         dom of God should immediatel y
fying God: and all the people, when          appear.
they saw it, gave praise unto God.            12 He said therefore, A certain
                                             nobleman went into a far country to
            CHAPTER 19                       receive for himself a kingdom, and
 And Jesus entered and passed                to return.
through Jericho.                              13 And he called his ten servants,
 2 And, behold, there was a man              and delivered them ten pounds, and
named Zacchaeus, which was the               said unto them, Occupy till I come.
chief among the publicans, and he             14 But his citizens hated him, and
was rich.                                    sent a message after him, saying,
 3 And he sought to see Jesus who            We will not have this man to reign
he was; and could not for the press,         over us.
because he was little of stature.             15 And it came to pass, that when
 4 And he ran before, and climbed            he was returned, having received
up into a sycomore tree to see him:          the kingdom, then he commanded
for he was to pass that way.                 these servants to be called unto
 5 And when Jesus came to the                him, to whom he had given the
place, he looked up, and saw him,            money, that he might know how
and said unto him, Zacchaeus, make           much every man had gained by
haste, and come down; for to day I           trading.
must abide at thy house.                      16 Then came the first, s aying,
 6 And he made haste, and came               Lord, thy pound hath gained ten
down, and received him joyfully.             pounds.
 7 And when they saw it, they all             17 And he said unto him, Well,
murmured, saying, That he was                thou good servant: because thou
gone to be guest with a man that is          hast been faithful in a very little,
a sinner.                                    have thou authorit y over ten cities.
 8 And Zacchaeus stood, and said              18 And the second came, saying,
unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the             Lord, thy pound hath gained five
half of m y goods I give to the poor;        pounds.
and if I have taken any thing from            19 And he said likewise to him, Be
any man by false accusation, I r e-          thou also over five cities.
store him fourfold.                           20 And another came, saying,
                                             Lord, behold, here is thy pound,


which I have kept laid up in a              unto him, Because the Lord hath
napkin:                                     need of him.
 21 For I feared thee, because thou          32 And they that were sent went
art an austere man: thou takest up          their way, and found even as he had
that thou layedst not down, and             said unto them.
reapest that thou didst not sow.             33 And as they were loosing the
 22 And he saith unto him, Out of           colt, the owners thereof said unto
thine own mouth will I judge thee,          them, Why loose ye the colt?
thou wicked servant. Thou knewest            34 And they said, The Lord hath
that I was an austere man, taking up        need of him.
that I laid not down, and reaping            35 And they brought him to Jesus:
that I did not sow:                         and they cast their garments upon
 23 Wherefore then gavest not thou          the colt, and they set Jesus thereon.
my money into the bank, that at m y          36 And as he went, they spread
coming I might have required mine           their clothes in the way.
own with usury?                              37 And when he was come nigh,
 24 And he said unto them that              even now at the descent of the
stood by, Take from him the pound,          mount of Olives, the whole mult i-
and give it to him that hath ten            tude of the disciples began to re-
pounds.                                     joice and praise God with a loud
 25 (And they said unto him, Lord,          voice for all the might y works that
he hath ten pounds.)                        they had seen;
 26 For I say unto you, That unto            38 Saying, Blessed be the King
every one which hath shall be giv-          that cometh in the name of the
en; and from him that hath not,             Lord: peace in heaven, and glory in
even that he hath shall be taken            the highest.
away from him.                               39 And some of the Pharisees from
 27 But those mine enemies, which           among the multitude said unto him,
would not that I should reign over          Master, rebuke thy disciples.
them, bring hither, and slay them            40 And he answered and said unto
before me.                                  them, I tell you that, if these should
 28 And when he had thus spoken,            hold their peace, the stones would
he went before, ascending up to J e-        immediatel y cry out.
rusalem.                                     41 And when he was come near, he
 29 And it came to pass, when he            beheld the cit y, and wept over it,
was come nigh to Bethphage and               42 Saying, If thou hadst known,
Bethany, at the mount called the            even thou, at least in this thy day,
mount of Olives, he sent two of his         the things which belong unto thy
disciples,                                  peace! but now they are hid from
 30 Saying, Go ye into the village          thine eyes.
over against you; in the which at            43 For the days shall come upon
your entering ye shall find a colt          thee, that thine enemies shall cast a
tied, whereon yet never man sat:            trench about thee, and compass thee
loose him, and bring him hither.            round, and keep thee in on every
 31 And if any man ask you, Why             side,
do ye loose him? thus shall ye say


 44 And shall lay thee even with the          8 And Jesus said unto them, Nei-
ground, and thy children within              ther tell I you by what authorit y I
thee; and they shall not leave in            do these things.
thee one stone upon another; be-              9 Then began he to speak to the
cause thou knewest not the time of           people this parable; A certain man
thy visitation.                              planted a vineyard, and let it forth
 45 And he went into the temple,             to husbandmen, and went into a far
and began to cast out them that sold         country for a long time.
therein, and them that bought;                10 And at the season he sent a se r-
 46 Saying unto them, It is written,         vant to the husbandmen, that they
M y house is the house of prayer:            should give him of the fruit of the
but ye have made it a den of                 vineyard: but the husbandmen beat
thieves.                                     him, and sent him away empt y.
 47 And he taught dail y in the tem-          11 And again he sent another ser-
ple. But the chief priests and the           vant: and they beat him also, and
scribes and the chief of the people          entreated him shamefull y, and sent
sought to destroy him,                       him away empt y.
 48 And could not find what they              12 And again he sent a third: and
might do: for all the people were            they wounded him also, and cast
very attentive to hear him.                  him out.
                                              13 Then said the lord of the vi-
            CHAPTER 20                       neyard, What shall I do? I will send
 And it came to pass, that on one of         my beloved son: it may be they will
those days, as he taught the people          reverence him when they see him.
in the temple, and preached t he              14 But when the husbandmen saw
gospel, the chief priests and the            him, they reasoned among the m-
scribes came upon him with the               selves, saying, This is the heir:
elders,                                      come, let us kill him, that the inh e-
 2 And spake unto him, saying, Tell          ritance may be ours.
us, by what authorit y doest thou             15 So they cast him out of the vi-
these things? or who is he that gave         neyard, and killed him. What there-
thee this authorit y?                        fore shall the lord of the vineyard
 3 And he answered and said unto             do unto them?
them, I will also ask you one thing;          16 He shall come and destroy these
and answer me:                               husbandmen, and shall give the vi-
 4 The baptism of John, was it from          neyard to others. And when they
heaven, or of men?                           heard it, they said, God forbid.
 5 And they reasoned with them-               17 And he beheld them, and said,
selves, saying, If we shall say,             What is this then that is written,
From heaven; he will say, Why then           The stone which the builders re-
believed ye him not?                         jected, the same is become the head
 6 But and if we say, Of men; all            of the corner?
the people will stone us: for they be         18 Whosoever shall fall upon that
persuaded that John was a prophet.           stone shall be broken; but on
 7 And they answered, that they              whomsoever it shall fall, it will
could not tell whence it was.                grind him to powder.


 19 And the chief priests and the              29 There were therefore seven
scribes the same hour sought to lay           brethren: and the first took a wife,
hands on him; and they feared the             and died without children.
people: for they perceived that he             30 And the second took her to
had spoken this parable against               wife, and he died childless.
them.                                          31 And the third took her; and in
 20 And they watched him, and sent            like manner the seven also: and
forth spies, which should feign               they left no children, and died.
themselves just men, that they                 32 Last of all the woman died also.
might take hold of his words, that             33 Therefore in the resurrection
so they might deliver him unto the            whose wife of them is she? for se v-
power and authorit y of the gover-            en had her to wife.
nor.                                           34 And Jesus answering said unto
 21 And they asked him, saying,               them, The children of this world
Master, we know that thou sayest              marry, and are given in marriage:
and teachest rightl y, neither accept-         35 But they which shall be ac-
est thou the person of any, but               counted worthy to obtain that
teachest the way of God trul y:               world, and the resurrection from
 22 Is it lawful for us to give tr i-         the dead, neither marry, nor are
bute unto Caesar, or no?                      given in marriage:
 23 But he perceived their crafti-             36 Neither can they die any more:
ness, and said unto them, Why                 for they are equal unto the angels;
tempt ye me?                                  and are the children o f God, being
 24 Shew me a penny. Whose image              the children of the resurrection.
and superscription hath it? They               37 Now that the dead are raised,
answered and said, Caesar's.                  even Moses shewed at the bush,
 25 And he said unto them, Render             when he calleth the Lord the God of
therefore unto Caesar the things              Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and
which be Caesar's, and unto God               the God of Jacob.
the things which be God's.                     38 For he is not a God of the dead,
 26 And they could not take hold of           but of the living: for all live unto
his words before the people: and              him.
they marvelled at his answer, and              39 Then certain of the scribes
held their peace.                             answering said, Master, thou hast
 27 Then came to him certain of the           well said.
Sadducees, which deny that there is            40 And after that they durst not
any resurrection; and they asked              ask him any question at all.
him,                                           41 And he said unto them, How
 28 Saying, Master, Moses wrote               say they that Christ is David's son?
unto us, If any man's brother die,             42 And David himself saith in the
having a wife, and he die without             book of Psalms, The LORD said un-
children, that his brother should             to m y Lord, Sit thou on m y right
take his wife, and raise up seed un-          hand,
to his brother.                                43 Till I make thine enemies thy


 44 David therefore calleth him               9 But when ye shall hear of wars
Lord, how is he then his son?                and commotions, be not terrified:
 45 Then in the audience of all the          for these things must first come to
people he said unto his disciples,           pass; but the end is not by and by.
 46 Beware of the scribes, which              10 Then said he unto them, Nation
desire to walk in long robes, and            shall rise against nation, and kin g-
love greetings in the markets, and           dom against kingdom:
the highest seats in the synagogues,          11 And great earthquakes shall be
and the chief rooms at feasts;               in divers places, and famines, and
 47 Which devour widows' houses,             pestilences; and fearful sights and
and for a shew make long prayers:            great signs shall there be from he a-
the same shall receive greater dam-          ven.
nation.                                       12 But before all these, they shall
                                             lay their hands on you, and pers e-
             CHAPTER 21                      cute you, delivering you up to the
 And he looked up, and saw the rich          synagogues, and into prisons, being
men casting their gifts into the             brought before kings and rulers for
treasury.                                    my name's s ake.
 2 And he saw also a certain poor             13 And it shall turn to you for a
widow casting in thither two mites.          testimony.
 3 And he said, Of a truth I say un-          14 Settle it therefore in your
to you, that this poor widow hath            hearts, not to meditate before what
cast in more than they all:                  ye shall answer:
 4 For all these have of their abu n-         15 For I will give you a mouth and
dance cast in unto the offerings of          wisdom, which all your adversaries
God: but she of her penury hath              shall not be able to gainsay nor res-
cast in all the living that she had.         ist.
 5 And as some spake of the temple,           16 And ye shall be betrayed both
how it was adorned with goodl y              by parents, and brethren, and kin s-
stones and gifts, he said,                   folks, and friends; and some of you
 6 As for these things which ye b e-         shall they cause to be put to death.
hold, the days will come, in the              17 And ye shall be hated of all
which there shall not be left one            men for m y name's sake.
stone upon another, that shall not            18 But there shall not an hair of
be thrown down.                              your head perish.
 7 And they asked him, saying,                19 In your patience possess ye
Master, but when shall these things          your souls.
be? and what sign will there be               20 And when ye shall see Jerusa-
when these things shall come to              lem compassed with armies, then
pass?                                        know that the desolation thereof is
 8 And he said, Take heed that ye            nigh.
be not deceived: for many shall               21 Then let them which are in Ju-
come in m y name, saying, I am               daea flee to the mountains; and let
Christ; and the time draweth near:           them which are in the midst of it
go ye not therefore after them.              depart out; and let not them that are
                                             in the countries enter thereinto.


 22 For these be the days of ve n-            33 Heaven and earth shall pass
geance, that all things which are            away: but m y words shall not pass
written may be fulfilled.                    away.
 23 But woe unto them that are with           34 And take heed to yourselves,
child, and to them that give suck, in        lest at any time your hearts be
those days! for there shall be gre at        overcharged with surfeiting, and
distress in the land, and wrath upon         drunkenness, and cares of this life,
this people.                                 and so that day come upon you un-
 24 And they shall fall by the edge          awares.
of the sword, and shall be led awa y          35 For as a snare shall it come on
captive into all nations: and Jerusa-        all them that dwell on the face of
lem shall be trodden down of the             the whole earth.
Gentiles, until the times of the              36 Watch ye therefore, and pray
Gentiles be fulfilled.                       always, that ye may be accounted
 25 And there shall be signs in the          worthy to escape all these things
sun, and in the moon, and in the             that shall come to pass, and to
stars; and upon the earth distress of        stand before the Son of man.
nations, with perplexit y; the sea            37 And in the day time he was
and the waves roaring;                       teaching in the temple; and at night
 26 Men's hearts failing them for            he went out, and abode in the
fear, and for looking after those            mount that is called the mount of
things which are coming on the               Olives.
earth: for the powers of heaven               38 And all the people came earl y
shall be shaken.                             in the morning to him in the te m-
 27 And then shall they see the Son          ple, for to hear him.
of man coming in a cloud with
power and great glory.                                   CHAPTER 22
 28 And when these things begin to            Now the feast of unleavened bread
come to pass, then look up, and lift         drew nigh, which is called the Pas-
up your heads; for your redemption           sover.
draweth nigh.                                 2 And the chief priests and scribes
 29 And he spake to them a parable;          sought how they might kill him; for
Behold the fig tree, and all the             they feared the peopl e.
trees;                                        3 Then entered Satan into Judas
 30 When they now shoot forth, ye            surnamed Iscariot, being of the
see and know of your own selves              number of the twelve.
that summer is now nigh at hand.              4 And he went his way, and com-
 31 So likewise ye, when ye see              muned with the chief priests and
these things come to pass, know ye           captains, how he might betray him
that the kingdom of God is nigh at           unto them.
hand.                                         5 And they were glad, and cove-
 32 Veril y I say unto you, This gen-        nanted to give him money.
eration shall not pass away, till all         6 And he promised, and sought o p-
be fulfilled.                                portunit y to betray him unto them
                                             in the absence of the multitude.


 7 Then came the day of unleavened           testament in m y blood, which is
bread, when the passover must be             shed for you.
killed.                                       21 But, behold, the hand of him
 8 And he sent Peter and John, sa y-         that betrayeth me is with me on the
ing, Go and prepare us the passov-           table.
er, that we m ay eat.                         22 And trul y the Son of man goeth,
 9 And they said unto him, Where             as it was determined: but woe unto
wilt thou that we prepare?                   that man by whom he is betrayed!
 10 And he said unto them, Behold,            23 And they began to enquire
when ye are entered into the cit y,          among themselves, which of them it
there shall a man meet you, bearing          was that should do this thing.
a pitcher of water; follow him into           24 And there was also a strife
the house where he entereth in.              among them, which of them should
 11 And ye shall say unto the                be accounted the greatest.
goodman of the house, The Master              25 And he said unto them, The
saith unto thee, Where is the guest-         kings of the Gentiles exercise lor d-
chamber, where I shall eat the pas-          ship over them; and they that exe r-
sover with m y disciples?                    cise autho rit y upon them are called
 12 And he shall shew you a large            benefactors.
upper room furnished: there make              26 But ye shall not be so: but he
ready.                                       that is greatest among you, let him
 13 And they went, and found as he           be as the younger; and he that is
had said unto them: and they made            chief, as he that doth serve.
ready the passover.                           27 For whether is greater, he that
 14 And when the hour was come,              sitteth at meat, or he that serveth?
he sat down, and the twelve apos-            is not he that sitteth at meat? but I
tles with him.                               am among you as he that serveth.
 15 And he said unto them, With               28 Ye are they which have contin-
desire I have desired to eat this            ued with me in m y temptations.
passover with you before I suffer:            29 And I appoint unto you a kin g-
 16 For I say unto you, I will not           dom, as m y Father hath appointed
any more eat thereof, until it be            unto me;
fulfilled in the kingdom of God.              30 That ye may eat and drink at
 17 And he took the cup, and gave            my table in m y kingdom, and sit on
thanks, and said, Take this, and di-         thrones judging the twelve tribes of
vide it among yourselves:                    Israel.
 18 For I say unto you, I will not            31 And the Lord said, Simon, Si-
drink of the fruit of the vine, until        mon, behold, Satan hath desired to
the kingdom of God shall come.               have you, that he may sift you as
 19 And he took bread, and gave              wheat:
thanks, and brake it, and gave unto           32 But I have prayed for thee, that
them, saying, This is m y body               thy faith fail not: and when thou art
which is given for you: this do in           converted, strengthe n thy brethren.
remembrance of me.                            33 And he said unto him, Lord, I
 20 Likewise also the cup after              am ready to go with thee, both into
supper, saying, This cup is the new          prison, and to death.


 34 And he said, I tell thee, Peter,          46 And said unto them, Why sleep
the cock shall not crow this day,            ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into
before that thou shalt thrice deny           temptation.
that thou knowest me.                         47 And while he yet spake, behold
 35 And he said unto them, When I            a multitude, and he that was called
sent you without purse, and scrip,           Judas, one of the twelve, went be-
and shoes, lacked ye any thing?              fore them, and drew near unto Jesus
And they said, Nothing.                      to kiss him.
 36 Then said he unto them, But               48 But Jesus said unto him, Judas,
now, he that hath a purse, let him           betrayest thou the Son of m an with
take it, and likewise his scrip: and         a kiss?
he that hath no sword, let him sell           49 When they which were about
his garment, and buy one.                    him saw what would follow, they
 37 For I say unto you, that this            said unto him, Lord, shall we smite
that is written must yet be accom-           with the sword?
plished in me, And he was reckoned            50 And one of them smote the ser-
among the transgressors: for the             vant of the high priest, and cut off
things concerning me have an end.            his right ear.
 38 And they said, Lord, behold,              51 And Jesus answered and said,
here are two swords. And he said             Suffer ye thus far. And he touched
unto them, It is enough.                     his ear, and healed him.
 39 And he came out, and went, as             52 Then Jesus said unto the chief
he was wont, to the mount of                 priests, and captains of the temple,
Olives; and his disciples also fol-          and the elders, which were come to
lowed him.                                   him, Be ye come out, as against a
 40 And when he was at the place,            thief, with swords and staves?
he said unto them, Pray that ye en-           53 When I was daily with you in
ter not into temptation.                     the temple, ye stretched forth no
 41 And he was withdrawn from                hands against me: but this is your
them about a stone's cast, and               hour, and the power of darkness.
kneeled down, and prayed,                     54 Then took they him, and led
 42 Saying, Father, if thou be will-         him, and brought him into the high
ing, remove this cup from me: nev-           priest's house. And Peter followed
ertheless not m y will, but thine, be        afar off.
done.                                         55 And when they had kindled a
 43 And there appeared an angel              fire in the midst of the hall, and
unto him from heaven, strengthe n-           were set down together, Peter sat
ing him.                                     down among them.
 44 And being in an a gony he                 56 But a certain maid beheld him
prayed more earnestl y: and his              as he sat by the fire, and earnestl y
sweat was as it were great drops of          looked upon him, and said, This
blood falling down to the ground.            man was also with him.
 45 And when he rose up from                  57 And he denied him, saying,
prayer, and was come to his di s-            Woman, I know him not .
ciples, he found them sleeping for            58 And after a little while another
sorrow,                                      saw him, and said, Thou art also of


them. And Peter said, Man, I am
not.                                                      CHAPTER 23
 59 And about the space of one hour           And the whole multitude of them
after another confidentl y affirmed,         arose, and led him unto Pilate.
saying, Of a truth this fellow also           2 And they began to accuse him,
was with him: for he is a Galilaean.         saying, We found this fellow per-
 60 And Peter said, Man, I know              verting the nation, and forbidding
not what thou sayest. And imme-              to give tribute to Caesar, saying
diatel y, while he yet spake, the            that he himself is Christ a King.
cock crew.                                    3 And Pilate asked him, saying,
 61 And the Lord turned, and                 Art thou the King of the Jews? And
looked upon Peter. And Peter re-             he answered him and said, Thou
membered the word of the Lord,               sayest it.
how he had said unto him, Before              4 Then said Pilate to the chief
the cock crow, thou shalt deny me            priests and to the people, I find no
thrice.                                      fault in this man.
 62 And Peter went out, and wept              5 And they were the more fierce,
bitterl y.                                   saying, He stirreth up the people,
 63 And the men that held Jesus              teaching throughout all Jewry, be-
mocked him, and smote him.                   ginning from Galilee to this place.
 64 And when they had blindfolded             6 When Pilate heard of Galilee, he
him, they struck him on the face,            asked whether the man were a Gali-
and asked him, saying, Prophesy,             laean.
who is it that smote thee?                    7 And as soon as he knew that he
 65 And many other things blas-              belonged unto Herod's jurisdiction,
phemousl y spake they against him.           he sent him to Herod, who himself
 66 And as soon as it was day, the           also was at Jerusalem at that time.
elders of the people and the chief            8 And when Herod saw Jesus, he
priests and the scribes came togeth-         was exceeding glad: for he was d e-
er, and led him into their council,          sirous to see him of a long season,
saying,                                      because he had heard many things
 67 Art thou the Christ? tell us. And        of him; and he hoped to have seen
he said unto them, If I tell you, ye         some miracle done by him.
will not believe:                             9 Then he questioned with him in
 68 And if I also ask you, ye will           many words; but he answered him
not answer me, nor let me go.                nothing.
 69 Hereafter shall the Son of man            10 And the chief priests and
sit on the right hand of the power           scribes stood and vehementl y a c-
of God.                                      cused him.
 70 Then said they all, Art thou              11 And Herod with his men of war
then the Son of God? And he said             set him at nought, and mocked him,
unto them, Ye say that I am.                 and arrayed him in a gorgeous robe,
 71 And they said, What need we              and sent him again to Pilate.
any further witness? for we ou r-             12 And the same day Pilate and
selves have heard of his own                 Herod were made friends together:


for before they were at enmit y be-           26 And as they led him away, they
tween themselves.                            laid hold upon one Simon, a C yr e-
 13 And Pilate, when he had called           nian, coming out of the country,
together the chief priests and the           and on him they laid the cross, that
rulers and the people,                       he might bear it after Jesus.
 14 Said unto them, Ye have                   27 And there followed him a great
brought this man unto me, as one             company of people, and of women,
that perverteth the people: and, b e-        which also bewailed and lamented
hold, I, having examined him b e-            him.
fore you, have found no fault in              28 But Jesus turning unto them
this man touching those things whe-          said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep
reof ye accuse him:                          not for me, but weep for your-
 15 No, nor yet Herod: for I sent            selves, and for your children.
you to him; and, lo, nothing worthy           29 For, behold, the days are co m-
of death is done unto him.                   ing, in the which they shall say,
 16 I will therefore chastise him,           Blessed are the barren, and the
and release him.                             wombs that never bare, and the
 17 (For of necessity he must r e-           paps which never gave suck.
lease one unto them at the feast.)            30 Then shall they begin to say to
 18 And they cried out all at once,          the mountains, Fall on us; and to
saying, Away with this man, and              the hills, Cover us.
release unto us Barabbas:                     31 For if they do these things in a
 19 (Who for a certain sedition              green tree, what shall be done in
made in the cit y, and for murder,           the dry?
was cast into prison.)                        32 And there were also two others,
 20 Pilate therefore, willing to re-         malefactors, led with him to be put
lease Jesus, spake again to them.            to death.
 21 But they cri ed, saying, Crucify          33 And when they were come to
him, crucify him.                            the place, which is called Calvary,
 22 And he said unto them the third          there they crucified him, and the
time, Why, what evil hath he done?           malefactors, one on the right hand,
I have found no cause of death in            and the other on the left.
him: I will therefore chastise him,           34 Then said Jesus, Father, forgive
and let him go.                              them; for they know not what they
 23 And they were instant with loud          do. And they parted his raiment,
voices, requiring that he might be           and cast lots.
crucified. And the voices of them             35 And the people stood behol d-
and of the chief priests prevailed.          ing. And the rulers also with them
 24 And Pilate gave sentence that it         derided him, saying, He saved ot h-
should be as they required.                  ers; let him save himself, if he be
 25 And he released unto them him            Christ, the chos en of God.
that for sedition and murder was              36 And the soldiers also mocked
cast into prison, whom they had d e-         him, coming to him, and offering
sired; but he delivered Jesus to             him vinegar,
their will.                                   37 And saying, If thou be the king
                                             of the Jews, save thyself.


 38 And a superscription also was              50 And, behold, there was a man
written over him in letters of                named Joseph, a counsellor; and he
Greek, and Latin, and Hebrew,                 was a good man, and a just:
THIS IS THE KING OF THE                        51 (The same had not consented to
JEWS.                                         the counsel and deed of them;) he
 39 And one of the malefactors                was of Arimathaea, a cit y of the
which were hanged railed on him,              Jews: who also himself waited for
saying, If thou be Christ, save th y-         the kingdom of God.
self and us.                                   52 This man went unto Pilate, and
 40 But the other answering re-               begged the body of Jesus.
buked him, saying, Dost not thou               53 And he took it down, and
fear God, seeing thou art in the              wrapped it in linen, and laid it in a
same condemnation?                            sepulchre that was hewn in stone,
 41 And we indeed justl y; for we             wherein never man before was laid.
receive the due reward of our                  54 And that day was the prepar a-
deeds: but this man hath done noth-           tion, and the sabbath drew on.
ing amiss.                                     55 And the women also, which
 42 And he said unto Jesus, Lord,             came with him from Galilee, fol-
remember me when thou comest in-              lowed after, and beheld the se-
to thy kingdom.                               pulchre, and how his body was laid.
 43 And Jesus said unto him, Veril y           56 And they returned, and prepared
I say unto thee, To day shalt thou            spices and ointments; and rested
be with me in paradise.                       the sabbath day according to the
 44 And it was about the sixth hour,          commandment.
and there was a darkness over all
the earth until the ninth hour.                           CHAPTER 24
 45 And the sun was darkened, and              Now upon the first day of the
the veil of the temple was rent in            week, very earl y in the morning,
the midst.                                    they came unto the sepulchre,
 46 And when Jesus had cried with             bringing the spices which they had
a loud voice, he said, Father, into           prepared, and certain others with
thy hands I commend m y spirit: and           them.
having said thus, he gave up the               2 And they found the stone rolled
ghost.                                        away from the sepulchre.
 47 Now when the centurion saw                 3 And they entered in, and found
what was done, he glorified God,              not the body of the Lord Jesus.
saying, Certainl y this was a rig h-           4 And it came to pass, as they were
teous man.                                    much perplexed thereabout, behold,
 48 And all the people that came              two men stood by them in shining
together to that sight , beholding the        garments:
things which were done, smote                  5 And as they were afraid, and
their breasts, and returned.                  bowed down their faces to the
 49 And all his acquaintance, and             earth, they said unto them, Wh y
the women that followed him from              seek ye the living among the dead?
Galilee, stood afar off, beholding
these things.


 6 He is not here, but is risen: re-        the things which are come to pass
member how he spake unto you                there in these days?
when he was yet in Galilee,                  19 And he said unto them, What
 7 Saying, The Son of man must be           things? And they said unto him,
delivered into the hands of sinful          Concerning Jesus of Nazareth,
men, and be crucified, and the third        which was a prophet might y in deed
day rise again.                             and word before God and all the
 8 And they remembered his words,           people:
 9 And returned from the sepulchre,          20 And how the chief priests and
and told all these things unto the          our rulers delivered him to be co n-
eleven, and to all the rest.                demned to death, and have cruc i-
 10 It was Mary Magdalene, and              fied him.
Joanna, and Mary the mother of               21 But we trusted that it had been
James, and other women that were            he which should have redeemed
with them, which told these things          Israel: and beside all this, to day is
unto the apostles.                          the third day since these things
 11 And their words seemed to them          were done.
as idle tales, and t hey believed            22 Yea, and certain women also of
them not.                                   our company made us astonished,
 12 Then arose Peter, and ran unto          which were earl y at the sepulchre;
the sepulchre; and stooping down,            23 And when they found not his
he beheld the linen clothes laid by         body, they came, saying, that the y
themselves, and departed, wonder-           had also seen a vision of angels,
ing in himself at that which was            which said that he was alive.
come to pass.                                24 And certain of them which were
 13 And, behold, two of them went           with us went to the sepulchre, and
that same day to a village called           found it even so as the women had
Emmaus, which was from Jerusalem            said: but him they saw not.
about threescore furlongs.                   25 Then he said unto them, O
 14 And they talked together of all         fools, and slow of heart to believe
these things which had happened.            all that the prophets have spoken:
 15 And it came to pass, that, while         26 Ought not Christ to have suf-
they communed together and re a-            fered these things, and to enter into
soned, Jesus himself drew near, and         his glory?
went with them.                              27 And beginning at Moses and all
 16 But their eyes were holden that         the prophets, he expounded unto
they should not know him.                   them in all the scriptures the things
 17 And he said unto them, What             concerning himself.
manner of communications are                 28 And they drew nigh unto the
these that ye have one to another,          village, whither they went: and he
as ye walk, and are sad?                    made as though he would have gone
 18 And the one of them, whose              further.
name was Cleopas, answering sai d            29 But they constrained him, say-
unto him, Art thou onl y a stranger         ing, Abide with us: for it is toward
in Jerusalem, and hast not known            evening, and the day is far spent.
                                            And he went in to tarry with them.


 30 And it came to pass, as he sat at         44 And he said unto them, These
meat with them, he took bread, and           are the words which I spake unto
blessed it, and brake, and gave to           you, while I was yet with you, that
them.                                        all things must be fulfilled, which
 31 And their eyes were opened,              were written in the law of Moses,
and they knew him; and he va-                and in the prophets, and in the
nished out of their sight.                   psalms, concerning me.
 32 And they said one to another,             45 Then opened he their unde r-
Did not our heart burn within us,            standing, that they might unde r-
while he talked with us by the way,          stand the scriptures,
and while he opened to us the                 46 And said unto them, Thus it is
scriptures?                                  written, and thus it behoved Christ
 33 And they rose up the same hour,          to suffer, and to rise from the dead
and returned to Jerusalem, and               the third day:
found the eleven gathered together,           47 And that repentance and remis-
and them that were with them,                sion of sins should be preached i n
 34 Saying, The Lord is risen i n-           his name among all nations, begi n-
deed, and hath appeared to Simon.            ning at Jerusalem.
 35 And they told what things were            48 And ye are witnesses of these
done in the way, and how he was              things.
known of them in breaking of                  49 And, behold, I send the promise
bread.                                       of m y Father upon you: but tarry ye
 36 And as they thus spake, Jesus            in the cit y of Jerusalem, until ye be
himself stood in the midst of them,          endued with power from on high.
and saith unto them, Peace be unto            50 And he led them out as far as to
you.                                         Bethany, and he lifted up his hands,
 37 But they were terrified and af-          and blessed them.
frighted, and supposed that the y             51 And it came to pass, while he
had seen a spirit.                           blessed them, he was parted from
 38 And he said unto them, Why are           them, and carried up into heaven.
ye troubled? and why do thoughts              52 And they worshipped him, and
arise in your hearts?                        returned to Jerusalem with great
 39 Behold m y hands and m y feet,           joy:
that it is I m yself: handle me, and          53 And were continuall y in the
see; for a spirit hath not flesh and         temple, praising and blessing God.
bones, as ye see me have.                    Amen.
 40 And when he had thus spoken,
he shewed them his hands and his
 41 And while they yet believed not
for joy, and wondered, he said unto
them, Have ye here any meat?
 42 And they gave him a piece of a
broiled fish, and of an honeycomb.
 43 And he took it, and did eat be-
fore them.


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