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Chap. vi. Of loving our enemies. James the son of Alpheus, and 27 1 But I say unto you which Simon called Zelotes,
hear, Love your enemies, do good 16 And Judas the brother of to them which hate you ; James, and Judas Iscariot, which 28 Bless them that curse you, also was the traitor.
and pray for them which despite 17 | And he came down with fully use you. them, and stood in the plain ; and 29 And unto him that smiteth the company of his disciples, and thee on the one cheek, offer also a great multitude of people out of the other; and him that taketh all Judea and Jerusalem, and from away thy cloak, forbid not to take the sea-coast of Tyre and Sidon, thy coat also. which came to hear him, and to 30 Give to every man that askbe healed of their diseases; eth of thee; and of him that tak
18 And they that were vexed eth away thy goods, ask them not with unclean spirits: and they again. were healed.
31 And as ye would that men 19 And the whole multitude should do to you, do ye also to sought to touch him: for there them likewise. went virtue out of him, and heal- 32 For if ye love them which ed them all.
love you, what thank have ye? 20 TAnd he listed up his eyes for sinners also love those that on his disciples, and said, Bless- love them. ed be ye poor: for yours is the 33 And if ye do good to them kingdom of God,
which do good to you, what thank 21 Blessed are ye that hunger have ye? for sinners also do even now: for ye shall be filled. Bless-the same. ed are ye that weep now: for ye 34 And if ye lend to them of
whom ye hope to receive, what 22 Blessed are ye when men thank have ye? for sinners also shall hate you, and when they lend to sinners, to receive as shall separate you from their com- much again. pany, and shall reproach you, and 35 But love ye your enemies, cast out your name as evil, for and do good, and lend, hoping the Son of man's sake.
for nothing again : and your re23 Rejoice ye in that day, and ward shall be great, and ye shall leap for joy : for, behold, your be the children of the Highest : reward is great in heaven: for in for he is kind unto the unthankthe like manner did their fathers ful, and to the evil. unto the prophets.
36 Be ye, therefore, merciful, 24 But woe unto you that are as your Father also is mercisul. rich ! for ye have received your 37 Judge not, and ye shall not consolation.
be judged: condemn not, and ye 25 Woe unto you that are full! shall not be condemned : forgive, for ye shall hunger. Woe unto and ye shall be forgiven : you that laugh now! for ye shall 33 Give, and it shall be given mourn and weep.
unto you; good measure, pressed 26 Woe unto you when all men down, and shaken together, and shall speak weil of you ! for so did running over, shall men give into their fathers to the false prophets.your bosom. For with the same
Hypocrisy forbidden. S. Luke, The centurion's faith, measure that ye mete withal, it when the food arose, the stream shall be measured to you again. beat vehemently upon that house,
39 And he spake a parable unto and could not shake it : for it was them, Can the blind lead the founded upon a rock. blind? shall they not both fall in- 49 But he that heareth, and doto the ditch ?
eth not, is like a man that, with40 The disciple is not above his out a foundation, built an house master : but every one that is upon the earth ; against which the perfect shall be as his master, stream did beat vehemently, and
41 And why beholdest thou the immediately it fell; and the ruin mote that is in thy brother's eye, Jof that house was great. but perceivest not the beam that
CHAP. VII. is in thine own eye?
Cbrist raiseth the widow's son. 42 Either how canst thou say OW, when he had ended all to thy brother, Brother, let me his sayings in the audience pull out the mote that is in thine of the people, he entered into Caeye, when thou thyself beholdest pernaum, not the beam that is in thine own And a certain centurion's eye? Thou hypocrite ! cast out servant, who was dear unto him, first the beam out of thine own was sick, and ready to die, eye, and then shalt thou see clear- 3 And, when he heard of Jesus, ly to pull out the mote that is in he sent unto him the elders of the thy brother's eye,
Jews, beseeching him that he 43 For a good tree bringeth not would come and heal his servant. forth corrupt fruit; neither doth 4. And, when they came to Jea corrupt tree bring forth good sus, they besought him instantly, fruit.
saying, That he was worthy for 44 For every tree is known by whom he should do this :: his own fruit : for of thorns men 5 For he loveth our nation, and do not gather figs, nor of a bram- he hath built us a synagogue. ble-bush gather they grapes. 6 Then Jesus went with them.
45 A good man, out of the good And when he was now not far treasure of his heart, bringeth from the house, the centurion forth that which is good; and an sent friends to him, saying unto evil man, out of the evil treasure him, Lord, trouble not thyself; of his heart, bringeth forth that for I am not worthy that thou which is evil: for of the abund-shouldest enter under my roof: ance of the heart his mouth speak- 7 Wherefore neither thought I eth.
myself worthy to come unto thee: 46 1 And why call ye me, Lord, but say in a word, and my serLord; and do not the things vant shall be healed. which I say?
8 For I also am a man set un47 Whosoever cometh to me, der authority, having under me and heareth my sayings, and do- soldiers, and I say unto one, Go, cth them, I will sliew you to and he goeth ; and to another, whom he is like:
Come, and he cometh; and to 43 He is like a man which built my servant, Do this, and he doan house, and digged deep, and eth it. laid the foundation on a rock; and,! 9 When Jesus heard these things, Christ's testimony
of John. he marvelled at him, and turned come? or look we for another ? him about, and said unto the peo- 21 And in that same hour he ple that followed him, I say unto cured many of their infirmities Tou, I have not found so great and plagues, and of evil spirits : faith, no, not in Israel.
and unto many that were blind he 10 And they that were sent, re- gave sight. turning to the house, found the 22 Then Jesus, answering, said servant whole that had been sick. unto them, Go your way, and
11 | And it came to pass the tell John what things ye have seen day after, that he went into a city and heard ; how that the blind called Nain; and many of his see, the lame walk, the lepers disciples went with him, and are cleansed, the deaf hear, the much people.
dead are raised, to the poor the 12 Now, when he came nigh to gospel is preached. the gate of the city, behold, there 23 And blessed is he, whosoewas a dead man carried out, the ver shall not be offended in me. only son of his mother, and she 24 1 And, when the messenwas a widow: and much people gers of John were departed, he of the city was with her. began to speak unto the people
13 And when the Lord saw her, concerning John, What went ye he had compassion on her, and out into the wilderness for to see? said unto her, Weep not.
A reed shaken with the wind ? 14 And he came and touched 25 But what went ye out for to the bier : and they that bare him see? A man clothed in soft raistood still. And he said, Young ment? Behold, they which are man, I say unto thee, Arise. gorgeously apparelled, and live
15 And he that was dead, sat delicately, are in kings' courts, up, and began to speak. And 26 But what went ye out for to he delivered him to his mother. see? A prophet? Yea, I say un
16 And there came a fear on to you, and much more than a all : and they glorified God, say- prophet. ing, That a great prophet is risen 27 This is be, of whom it is up among us; and, That God written, Behold, I send my meshath visited his people.
senger before thy face, which 17 Andthis rumourof him went shall prepare thy way before thee. forth throughout all Judea, and 28 For I say unto you, Among throughout all the region round those that are born of women, about,
there is not a greater prophet than 18 | And the disciples of John John the Baptist : but he that is sheived him of all these things. least in the kingdom of God, is
19 And John, calling unto him greater than he. two of his disciples, sent them, to 29 And all the people that heard Jesus, saying, Art thou lie that him, and the publicans, justified should come? or look we for God, being baptized with the another?
baptism of John. 20 When the men were come
30 But the Pharisees and lawunto him, they said, John Bap-yers rejected the coun:ei of God tist hath sent us unto thee, say- against themselves, izing not bepirg, Art thou he that should lized of him,
Ghrist's feet. 31 | And the Lord said, what to say unto thee. And he Whereunto then shall I liken the said, Master, say on. men of this generation and to 41 There was a certain creditor, what are they like?
which had two debtors: the one 32 They are like unto children owed five hundred pence, and the sitting in the market-place, and other fisty. calling one to another, and say- 42 And when they had nothing ing, We have piped unto you, to pay, he frankly forgave them and ye have not danced; we have both. Tell me, therefore, which mourned to you, and ye have not of them will love him most? · wept.
43 Simon answered, and said, 33 For John the Baptist came I suppose that he to whom he forneither eating bread, nor drinking gave most. And he said unto wine; and ye say, He hath a de-him, Thou hast rightly judged. vil.
44 And he turned to the wo34 The Son of man is come man, and said unto Simon, Seest eating and drinking, and ye say, thou this woman ? I entered into Behold, a gluttonous man, and a thine house, thou gavest me no wine-bibber, a friend of publicans water for my feet: but she hath and sinners!
washed my feet with tears, and 35 But Wisdom is justified of wiped them with the hairs of her all her children.
head. 36 TAnd one of the Pharisees 45 Thou gavest me no kiss : desired him that he would eat but this woman, since the time I with him. And he went into the came in, hath not ceased to kiss Pharisee's house, and sat down my feet. to meat.
46 My head with oil thou didst 37 And, behold, a woman in not anoint: but this woman hath the city, which was a sinner, anointed my feet with ointment. when she knew that Jesus sat at
47 Wherefore, I say unto thee, meat in the Pharisee's house, Her sins, which are many, are brought an alabaster box of oint- forgiven: for she loved much: ment,
but to whom little is forgiven, the 38 And stood at his feet behind same loveth little. him weeping, and began to wash 43 And he said unto her, Thy his feet with tears, and did wipe sins are forgiven. them with the hairs of her head, 49 And they that sat at meat and kissed his feet, and anointed with him, began to say within them with the ointment. themselves, Who is this that for
39 Now, when the Pharisee giveth sins also ? which had bidden him saw it, he
50 And he said to the woman, spake within himself, saying, Thy faith hath saved thee : go in This man, if he were a prophet, peace. would have known who and what
CHAP. VIII. manner of woman this is that Parable of the sower. ;
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40 And Jesus, answering, said out every city and village, preachunto him, Simon, I have someling and shewing the glad tidings
The parable of the sower. Chap. viii. The parable explained. of the kingdom of God; and the should believe and be saved. twelve were with him,
13 They on the rock are they, 2 And certain women, which which, when they hear, receive had been healed of evil spirits and the word with joy; and these have inirmities, Mary called Magda- no root, which for a while belene, out of whom went seven lieve, and in time of temptation devils,
3 Ảnd Joanna the wife of 14 And that which fell among Chuza, Herod's steward, and thorns, are they which, when they Susanna, and many others, which have heard, go forth, and are ministered unto him of their sub-choked with cares, and riches, stance.
and pleasures of this life, and 4 | And when much people bring no fruit to perfection. were gathered together, and were 15 But that on the good ground come to him out of every city, he are they, which, in an honest and spake by a parable :
good heart, having heard the 5 A sower went out to sow his word, keep it, and bring forth seed; and, as he sowed, some fruit with patience. fell by the way-side, and it was 16 | No man, when he hath trodden down, and the fowls of lighted a candle, covereth it with the air devoured it:
a vessel, or putteth it under a bed; 6 And some fell upon a rock ; but setteth it on a candlestick, and, as soon as it was sprung up, that they which enter in may see it withered away, because it lack the light. ed moisture.
17 For nothing is secret, that 7 And some fell among thorns; shall not be made manifest; neiand the thorns sprang up with it, ther any thing hid, that shall not and choked it:
be known, and come abroad. 8, And other fell on good 18 Take heed, therefore, how ground, and sprang up, and bare ye hear : for whosoever hath, to fruit an hundred-fold. And, when him shall be given ; and whosoehe had said these things, he cried, ver hath not, from him shall be He that hath ears to hear, let him taken even that which he seemeth hear.
to have. 9 1 And his disciples asked. 19 1 Then came to him his mohim, saying, What might this ther and his brethren, and could parable be?
not come at him for the press. 10 And he said, Unto you it is 20 And it was told him by cergiven to know the mysteries of the tain, which said, Thy mother and kingdom of God; but to others in thy brethren stand without, deparables : that seeing they might siring to see thee. not see, and hearing they might 21 And he answered, and said not understand.
unto them, My mother and my 11 T Now the parable is this : brethren are these which hear the The seed is the word of God. word of God, and do it.
12 Those by the way-side, are 22 Now it came to pass on a they that hear; then cometh the certain day, that he went into a deril, and taketh away the word/ship with his disciples : and he out of their hearts, lest they said unto them, Let us go over