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CHAP. IX.

them, and the scribes disputing Christ is transfigured. with them. ND after

And John, and leadeth them up into an struck with fear : and running to high mountain apart by themselves, him, they saluted him. and was transfigured before them. 15 And he asked them, What do

2 And his garments became shi- you question about among you? ning and exceeding white as snow, 16 And one of the multitude anso as no fuller upon earth can make swering, said : Master, I have white.

brought my son to thee having a 3 And there appeared to them dumb spirit, Elias with Moses ; and they were 17 Who, wheresoever he taketh talking with JESUS.

him, dasheth him, and he foameth, 4 And Peter answering, said to and gnasheth with the teeth, and Jesus: Rabbi, it is good for us to pineth away: and I spoke to thy 've here, and let us make three ta- disciples to cast him out, and they bernacles, one for thee, and one for could not. Moses, and one for Elias.

18 Who answering them, said : 5 For he knew not what he said ; O incredulous generation, how for they were struck with fear: long shall l be with you ? how long

6 And there was a cloud over- shall I suffer you ? bring him unto shadowing them, and a voice came me. out of the cloud, saying: This is my 19 And they brought him. And most beloved son; hear ye

him. when he had seen him, immediately 7. And immediately looking the spirit troubled him; and being about, they saw no man any more thrown down upon the ground, he but Jesus only with them. rolled about foaming,

8 And as they came down from 20 And he asked his father : the mountain, he charged them not How long time is it since this hath to tell' any man what things they happened unto him? But he said : had seen, till the Son of man shall From his infancy: be risen again from the dead. 21 And often times hath he cast

9 And they kept the word to him into the fire and into waters, to themselves ; questioning together destroy him. But if thou canst do what that should mean, when he any thing, help us, having compasshall be risen from the dead. sion on us.

10 And they asked him saying: 22 And JESUS saith to him: If Why then do the Pharisees and thou canst believe, all things are scribes say that Elias must come possible to him that believeth.

23 And immediately the father 11. Who answering said to them: of the boy crying out with tears Elias when he shall come first, shall said: 1 do believe ; Lord help my restore all things, and as it is writ-unbelief. ten of the Son of man, that he must 24 And when Jesus saw the mulsuffer many things and be despised. titude running together, he threat

12 But I say to you, that Elias ened the unclean spirit, saying to also is come (and they have done him: Deaf and dumb spirit, I com, to him whatsoever they would) as mand thee, to go out of him : and it is written of him.

enter not any more into him. 13 And coming to his disciples, 25 And crying out, and greatly be saw

a great multitude about tearing him, he went out of him,

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and he became as dead, so that 39 For he that is not against many said : He is dead.

you, is for you. 26 But Jesus taking him by the 40 For whosoever shall give you hand, lifted him up; and he arose. to drink a cup of water in my

27 And when he was come into name, because you belong to Christ: the house, his disciples secretly Amen I say to you, he shall not asked him : Why could not we lose his reward. cast him out ?

41 And whosoever shall scanda28 And he said to them : This lize one of these little ones that bekind can go out by nothing, but lieve in me; it were better for him by prayer and fasting.

that a mill-stone were hanged about 29 And departing from thence his neck, and he were cast into the they passed through Galilee, and sea. he would not that any man should 42 And if thy hand scandalize know it.

thee, cut it off. It is better for 30 And he taught his disciples, thee to enter into life, maimed, and said to them: The Son of man than having two hands to go into shall be betrayed into the hands of hell, into unquenchable fire : men, and they shall kill him, and 43 Where their worm dieth not, after that he is killed he shall rise and the fire is not extinguished. again the third day.

44 And if thy foot scandaliza 31 But they understood not the thee, cut it off. It is better for word : and they were afraid to ask thee to enter lame into life everhim.

lasting, than having two feet, to 82 And they came to Capharna- be cast into the hell of unquench

And when they were in the able fire. house, he asked them : What did 45 Where their worm dieth not, you treat of in the

way ?

and the fire is not extinguished. 33 But they held their peace, for 46 And ifthy eye scandalize thee, in the way they had disputed pluck it out. It is better for thee among themselves, which of them with one eye to enter into the kingshould be the greatest.

dom of God, than having two eyes 34 And sitting down, he called to be cast into the hell of fire: the twelve, and saith to them : If 47 Where their worm dieth pot, any man desire to be first, he shall and the fire is not extinguished. be last of all, and the minister of all. 48 For every one shall be salted

35 And taking a child, he set him with fire: and every victim shall in the midst of them. Whom when be salted with salt. he had embraced, he saith to them : 49 Salt is good. But if the salt

36 Whosoever shall receive one become unsavory, wherewith will such child as this in my name, re- you season it ? Have salt in you, ceiveth me. And whosoever shall and have peace among you. receive me, receiveth not me, but

CHAP. X. him that sent me. 37 John answered him, saying: A cometh into the coast of Judea

Marriage is not to be dissolved. Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name, who followeth beyond the Jordan : and the multinot us, and we forbad him. tudes flock to him again. And as

38 But Jesus said : Do not for- he was accustomed, he taught them bid him. For there is no man that again. doth a miracle in my name, and 2 And the Pharisees coming to cap soon speak ill of me.

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a man to put away his wife ? tempt-| 17 And when he was gone forth

into the way, a certain man run3 But he answering, saith to ning up and kneeling before him, tem: What did Moses command asked him, Good Master, what

shall I do that I may receive life 4 Who said : Moses permitted everlasting? to write a bill of divorce, and to put 18 And Jesus said to him, Why

callest thou me good ? None is 5 To whom Jesus answering, good but one, that is God. said : Because of the hardness of 19 Thou knowest the commandyour heart he wrote you that pre- ments, Do not commit adultery, do cept.

not kill, do not steal, bear not false 6 But from the beginning of the witness, do no fraud, honour thy fa creation, God made them male and ther and mother. female.

20 But he answering, said to 7 For this cause a man shall him : Master, all these things 1 leave his father and mother; and have observed from my youth. shall cleave to his wife.

21 And Jesus looking on him, 8 And they two shall be in one loved him, and said to him : One flesh. Therefore now they are not thing is wanting unto thee : go, sell two, but one flesh.

whatsoever thou hast, and give to 9What therefore God hath joined the poor, and thou shalt have treatogether, let not man put asunder. sure in heaven; and come, follop

10 And in the house again his me. disciples asked him concerning the 22 Who being struck sad at that same thing. 11 And he saith to them : Who. he had great possessions.

saying, went away sorrowful : for soever shall put away his wife and 23 And Jesus looking round marry another, committeth adultery about, saith to his disciples : How against her.

hardly shall they, that have riches, 12. And if the wife shall put away enter into the kingdom of God! her husband, and be married to 24 And the disciples were astoanother, she committeth adultery. nished, at his words. But JESUS

13 And they brought to him again answering, saith to theme young children, that he might touch Children, how hard is it for them them. And the disciples rebuked that trust in riches, to enter into those that brought them.

the kingdom of God ! 14 Whom when JESUS saw, he 25 It is easier for a camel to pass was much displeased, and saith to through the eye of a needle, than them : Suffer the little children to for a rich man to enter into the come unto me, and forbid them not. kingdom of God. For of such is the kingdom of God. 26 Who wondered the more,

15 Amen I say to you, whoso- saying among themselves : Who ever shall not receive the kingdom then can be saved ? of God as a little child, shall not 27 And Jesus looking on them, enter into it.

saith : With men it is impossible; 16 And embracing them, and but not with God. For all things laying his hands upon them, he are possible with God. blessed them.

28 And Peter began to say unto

Ver. 18. None is good. or himself entirely and essentially, but God alone; men may be good also, but only by participation of God's gooness.

him: Behold, we have left all lice that I drink of : and with the things, and have followed thee. baptism wherewith I am baptized,

29 Jesus answering, said : Amen you shall be baptized. I say to you, there is no man who 40 But to sit on my right hand, hath left house, or brethren, or sis- or on my left, is not mine to give ters, or father, or mother, or child- to you, but to them for whom it is ren, or lands' for my sake and for prepared. the gospel,

41 And the ten hearing it, began 30 Who shall not receive an to be much displeased at James hundred times as much, now in this and John. time ; houses, and brethren, and 42 But Jesus calling them, saith sisters, and mothers, and children, to them : You know that they who and lands, with persecutions: and seem to rule over the gentiles, lord in the world to come life everlastingit over them: and their princes

31 But many that are first, shall have power over them. be last; and the last, first.

43 But it is not so among you : 32 And they were in the way but whosoever will be greater, going up to Jerusalem : and JESUS shall be your minister. went before them, and they were as 44 And whosoever will be first tonished; and following were afraid. among you, shall be the servant of And taking again the twelve, he be- all. gan to tell them the things that 45 For the Son of man also is not should befall him,

come to be ministered unto, but to 33 Saying : Behold we go up to minister, and to give his life a reJerusalem, and the Son of man shall deniption for many. be betrayed to the chief priests, and 46 And they come to Jericho : to the scribes and ancients, and and as he went out of Jericho, with they shall condemn him to death, his disciples, and a very great muland shall deliver him to the gentiles. titude, Bar-timeus the blind man,

34 And they shall mock him, the son of Timeus, sat by the way and spit on him, and scourge him, side begging: and kill him; and the third day he 47 Who when he had heard that shall rise again.

it was Jesus of Nazareth, began to 35 And James and John the sons cry out, and to say: Jesus, son of of Zebedee, come to him saying : David, have mercy on me. Master, we desire that whatsoever 48 And many rebuked him, that we shall ask, thou wouldst do it he might hold his peace ; but he for us.

cried a great deal the more : Son 36 But he said to them: What of David, have mercy on me. would you that I should do for you? 49 And JESUS standing still com

37 Ånd they said : Grant to us manded him to be called. And they that we may sit, one on thy right call the blind man, saying to him : hand, and the other on thy left, in Be of better comfort : arise, he thy glory:

calleth thee. 38 And JESUS said to them: You 50 Who casting off his garment know not what you ask. Can you leaped up, and came to him, drink of the chalice that I drink of: 51 And Jesus answering, said to or be baptized with the baptism him: What wilt thou that I should wherewith I am baptized ?

do to thee? And the blind man said 39 But they said to him : We to him: Rabboni, that I may see. can. And JESUS saith to them : 52 And JESUS saith to him: Go You shall indeed drink of the cha- thy way, thy faith hath made thee

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whole. And immediately he saw, offa fig-tree having leaves, he came, and followed him in the way. if perhaps he might find any thing CHAP. XI.

on it. And when he was come to it, Christ enters into Jerusalem, &c. he found nothing but leaves. For A

ND when they were drawing it was not the time for figs.

near to Jerusalem and to Be 14. And answering, he said to it: thania at the mount of olives he May no man hereafter eat fruit of sendeth two of his disciples, thee any more for ever. And his

2 And saith to them : Go into disciples heard it. the village that is over against you, 15 And they come to Jerusalem. and immediately at your coming in And when he was entered into the thither, you shall find a colt tied, temple, he began to cast out them upon which no man yet hath sat that sold and bought in the temple, loose him, and bring him. and overthrew the tables", of the

3 And if any man shall say to money-changers, and the chairs of you, What are you doing? say ye them that sold doves. that the Lord hath need of him : 16 And he suffered not that any and immediately he will let him man should carry a vessel through come hither.

the temple; 4 And going their way, they 17 And he taught, saying to found the colt tied before the gate them : Is it not written, My house without in the meeting of two ways: shall be called the house of prayer to and they loose him.

all nations ? But you have made it 5 And some of them that stood a den of thievese there, said to them: What do you 18 Which when the chief priests loosing the colt ?

and the scribes had heard, they 6 Who said to them as JESUS sought how they might destroy him. had commanded them ; and they For they feared him, because the let him go with them.

whole multitude was in admiration 7. And they brought the colt to at his doctrine. JESUS; and they lay their garments 19 And wben evening was come, on him, and he sat upon him. he went forth out of the city,

8. And many spread their gar 20 And when they passed by in ments in the way and others cut the morning, they saw the hig-trec down boughs from the trees, and dried up from the roots. strewed them in the way.

21 And Peter remembering, said 9 And they that went before and to him : Rabbi, behold the fgtree, they that followed cried saying: which thou didst curse, is withered Hosanna, blessed is he that cometh away. in the name of the Lord.

22 And Jesus answering saith 10 Blessed be the kingdom of our to them : Have the faith of God. father David that cometh, Hosanna 23 Amen I say to you, that whoin the highest.

soever shall say to this mountaip, 11 And he entered into Jerusalem, Be thou removed and be cast into into the temple: and having viewed the sea, and shall not stagger in his all things round about, when now heart, but believe, that whatsoever the even tide was come, he went he saith shall be done: it shall be out to Bethania with the twelve. done unto him.

12 And the next day when they 24 Therefore I say unto you, all came out from Bethania, he was things, whatsoever you ask when hungry.

ye pray, believe that you shall re13 And wnen he had seen afar ceive: and they sball come unto you.

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