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he arose.

Christ foretelleth his death.


Of avoiding offences. spirit, I charge thee, come out first, the same shall be last of all, of him, and enter no more into and servant of all. him.

36 And he took a child, and 26 And the spirit cried, and set him in the midst of them: rent him sore, and came out of and when he had taken him in him: and he was as one dead; his arms, he said unto them, insomuch that many said, He is 37 Whosoever shall receive dead.

one of such children in my name, 27 But Jesus took him by the receiveth me: and whosoever hand, and lifted him up; and shall receive me, receiveth not

me, but him that sent me. 28 And when he was come 38 And John answered him, into the house, his disciples saying, Master, we saw one castasked him privately, Why could ing out devils in thy name, and not we cast him out?

he followeth not us: and we 29 And he said unto them, forbad him, because he followeth This kind can come forth by no- not us. thing but by prayer and fasting. 39 But Jesus said, Forbid him

30 And they departed not: for there is no man which thence, and passed through Ga- shall do a miracle in my name lilee; and he would not that that can lightly speak evil of me. any man should know it.

40 For

he that is not against 31 For he taught his disciples, us is on our part. and said unto them, The Son of 41 For whosoever shall give man is delivered into the hands you a cup of water to drink in of men, and they shall kill him; my name, because ye belong to and after that he is killed, he Christ, verily I say unto you, shall rise the third day.

He shall not lose his reward. 32 But they understood not 42 And whosoever shall offend that saying, and were afraid to one of these little ones that beask him.

lieve in me, it is better for him 33 And he came to Caper- that a millstone were hanged naum: and being in the house, about his neck, and he were cast he asked them, What was it that into the sea. ye disputed among yourselves 43 And if thy hand offend by the way?

thee, cut it off: it is better for 34 But they held their peace: thee to enter into life maimed, for by the way they had disputed than having two hands to go

into among themselves who should be hell, into the fire that never the greatest.

shall be quenched; 35 And he sat down, and 44 Where their worm dieth called the twelve, and saith unto not, and the fire is not quenched. them, If any man desire to be 45 And if thy foot offend


Christ's answer

concerning divorcement. thee, cut it off : it is better for ness of your heart he wrote you thee to enter halt into life, than this precept: having two feet to be cast into 6 But from the beginning of hell, into the fire that never the creation God made them shall be quenched;

male and female. 46 Where their worm dieth 7 For this cause shall a man not, and the fire is not quenched. leave his father and mother, and

47 And if thine eye offend cleave to his wife; thee, pluck it out: it is better 8 And they twain shall be one for thee to enter into the king-flesh: so then they are no more dom of God with one eye, than twain, but one flesh. having two eyes to be cast into 9 What therefore God hath hell fire;

joined together, let not man put 48 Where their worm diethasunder. not, and the fire is not quenched. .10 And in the house his dis

49 For every one shall be ciples asked him again of the salted with fire, and every sacri- same matter. fice shall be salted with salt. 11 And he saith unto them,

50 Salt is good: but if the salt Whosoever shall put away his have lost his saltness, wherewith wife, and marry another, comwill ye season it? Have salt in mitteth adultery against her. yourselves, and have peace one 12 And if a woman shall put with another.

away her husband, and be marCHAP. X.

ried to another, she committeth Of divorcement and marriage. adultery.

13 And they brought young and cometlı into the coasts

, should of Judea by the farther side of touch them: and his disciples Jordan: and the people resort rebuked those that brought them. unto him again; and, as he was 14 But when Jesus saw it, he wont, he taught them again. was much displeased, and said

2 And the Pharisees came to unto them, Suffer the little him, and asked him, Is it lawful children to come unto me, and for a man to put away his wife? forbid them not; for of such is tempting him.

the kingdom of God. 3 And he answered and said 15 Verily I say unto you, unto them, What did Moses Whosoever shall not receive the command you?

kingdom of God as a little child, 4 And they said, Moses he shall not enter therein. suffered to write a bill of di- '16 And he took them up in vorcement, and to put her away. his arms, put his hands upon

5 And Jesus answered and them, and blessed them. said unto them, For the hard- 17 And when he was gone



How to attain eternal life.

The deceitfulness of riches. forth into the

there came

26 And they were astonished
one running, and kneeled to him, out of measure, saying among
and asked him, Good Master, themselves, Who then can be
what shall I do that I may saved?
inherit eternal life?

27 And Jesus looking upon 18 And Jesus said unto him, them saith, With men it is Why callest thou megood? there impossible, but not with God : is nonegood but one, that is God.' for with God all things are

19 Thou knowest the com- possible. mandments, Do not commit 28 Then Peter began to say adultery, Do not kill, Do not unto him, Lo, we have left all, steal, Do not bear false witness, and have followed thee. Defraud not, Honour thy father 29 And Jesus answered and and mother.

said, Verily I say unto you, 20 And he answered and said | There is no man that hath left unto him, Master, all these have house, or brethren, or sisters, I observed from my youth. or father, or mother, or wife, or

21 Then Jesus beholding him, children, or lands, for my sake,
loved him, and said unto him, and the gospel's,
One thing thou lackest: go thy 30 But he shall, receive an
way, sell whatsoever thou hast, hundred-fold now in this time,
and give to the poor, and thou houses, and brethren, and sisters,
shalt have treasure in heaven: and mothers, and children, and
and come, take

the cross, and lands, with persecutions; and in

the world to come eternal life. 22 And he was sad at that 31 But many that are first saying, and went away grieved; shall be last; and the last first. for he had great possessions. 32 And they' were in the 23 And Jesus tooked round

way going up to Jerusalem. about, and saith unto his dis- and Jesus went before them: ciples, How hardly shall they and they were amazed; and as that have riches enter into the they followed, they were afraid. kingdom of God!

And he took again the twelve, 24 And the disciples were and began to tell them what astonished at his words. But

But things should happen unto him, Jesus answereth again, and saith 33 Saying, Behold, we go unto them, Children, how hard up to Jerusalem; and the Son is it for them that trust in riches of man shall be delivered unto to enter into the kingdom of God! the chief priests, and unto the

25 It is easier for a camel to scribes; and they shall condemn go through the eye of a needle, him to death, and shall deliver than for a rich man to enter him to the Gentiles : into the kingdom of God.

34 And they shall mock him,

follow me.

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The request of James and John. CHAP. X.

Bartimeus receiveth sight. and shall scourge him, and shall 43 But so shall it not be spit upon him, and shall kill among you: but whosoever will him; and the third day he shall be great among you, shall be rise again.

your minister: 35 | And James and John, 44 And whosoever of you will the sons of Zebedee, come unto be the chiefest, shall be servant him, saying, Master, we would of all. that thou shouldest do for us 45 For even the Son of man whatsoever we shall desire. came not to be ministered unto,

36 And he said unto them, but to minister, and to give his What would


that I should do life a ransom for many. for you?

46 | And they came to Je37 They said unto him, richo: "and as he went out of Grant unto us that we may sit, Jericho with his disciples and a one on thy right hand, and the great number of people, blind other on thy left hand, in thy Bartimeus, the son of Timeus, glory.

sat by the highway side, beg38 But Jesus said unto them, ging. Ye know not what ye ask. Can 47 And when he heard that it ye drink of the cup that I drink was Jesus of Nazareth, he began of? and be baptized with the to cry out, and say, Jesus, thou baptism that I am baptized son of David, have mercy on me. with?

48 And many charged him 39 And they say unto him, that he should hold his peace:

And Jesus said unto but he cried the more a great them, Ye shall indeed drink of deal, Thou son of David, have the cup that I drink of; and with mercy on me. the baptism that I am baptized 49 And Jesus stood still, and withal shall ye be baptized: commanded him to be called.

40 But to sit on my right And they call the blind man, hand and on my left hand is not saying unto him, Be of good mineto give; but it shall be given comfort, rise; he calleth thee. to them for whom it is prepared. 50 And he, casting away his

41 And when the ten heard garment, rose, and came to it, they began to be much dis-Jesus. pleased with James and John. 51 And Jesus answered and

42 But Jesus called them to said unto him, What wilt thou him, and saith unto them, Ye that I should do unto thee? The know that they which are ac- blind man said unto him, Lord, counted to rule over the Gen- that I might receive my sight. tiles exercisé lordship

52 And Jesus said unto him, them; and their great ones ex- Go thy way; thy faith hath made ercise authority upon them. thee whole. And immediately

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Christ's entry into Jerusalem.


The fruitless fig tree. he received his sight, and follow- 10 Blessed be the kingdom of ed Jesus in the way.

our father David, that cometh CHAP. XI.

in the name of the Lord: HoChrist rideth into Jerusalem. sanna in the highest.

came nigh 11 And Jesus entered into Je. to Jerusalem, unto Beth- rusalem, and into the temple: phage and Bethany, at the and when he had looked round Mount of Olives, he' sendeth about upon all things, and now forth two of his disciples, the even-tide was come, he went

2 And saith unto them, Go out unto Bethany with the your way into the village over twelve. against you: and as soon as ye 12 And on the morrow, when be entered into it, ye shall find they were come from Bethany, a colt tied, whereon never man he was hungry: sat; loose him, and bring him. 13 And seeing a fig-tree afar

3 And if any man say unto you, off, having leaves, he came, if Why do ye this?

say ye

ye that the haply he might find any thing Lord hath need of him; and thereon: and when he came to straightway he will send him it, he found nothing but leaves; hither.

for the time of figs was not yet. 4 And they went their way, 14 And Jesus answered and and found the colt tied by the said unto it, No man eat fruit door without, in a place where of thee hereafter for ever. And two ways met; and they loose his disciples heard it. him.

15 And they come to Jeru5 And certain of them that salem: and Jesus went into the stood there said unto them, What temple, and began to cast out do ye loosing the colt?

them that sold and bought in Ő And they said unto them the temple, and overthrew the even as Jesus had commanded: tables of the money-changers, and they let them go.

and the seats of them that sold 7 And they brought the colt doves; to Jesus, and cast their garments 16 And would not suffer that on him; and he sat upon him. any man should carry any vessel

8 And many spread their gar- through the temple. ments in the way; and others 17 And he taught, saying unto cut down branches off the trees, them, Is it not written, My and strawed them in the way. house shall be called of all na

9 And they that went before, tions the house of prayer? but, and they that followed, cried, ye have made it a den of thieves. saying, Hosanna; Blessed is he 18 And the scribes and chief that cometh in the name of the priests heard it, and sought how Lord:

they might destroy him: for they

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