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up- Luke xi. 43.
Uncertain, m Woe unto you, Pharisees ! for love the
Woe unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypo- Luke xi. 44.
Then answered one of the lawyers, and said Luke xi, 45. unto him, Master, thus saying thou reproachest
And he said, Woe unto you also, ye lawyers ! Luke xi. 46. Matt. xxiii. for ye lade men with burdens grievous to be
borne, and ye yourselves touch not the burdens
with one of your fingers. o Matt. xxiii. • Woe unto you! for ye build the sepulchres Luko xi. 47.
of the prophets, and your fathers killed them.
Truly ye bear witness that ye allow the deeds Luke xi. 18. of your fathers : for they indeed killed them, and ye build their sepulchres.
Therefore also said the wisdom of God, I will Luke xi. 49. send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they shall slay and persecute:
That the blood of all the prophets, which was Luke xi, 50. shed from the foundation of the world, may be
required of this generation; p Gen. iv. 8. P From the blood of Abel unto the blood of Luke zi. al.
Zacharias, which perished between the altar and
quired of this generation. 9 Matt. xxiii. Woe unto you, lawyers ! for ye have taken Lukexi. 5€.
away the key of knowledge : ye enter not in
yourselves, and them that were entering in ye Or, forbad. * hindered.
And as he said these things unto them, the Luke xl, 53. Scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently, and to provoke him to speak of many things :
Laying wait for him, and seeking to catch Luke xi. 54. something out of his mouth, that they might accuse him.
Christ cautions his Disciples against Hypocrisy.
LUKE xii, 1–13.
r Matt. xvi, 6.
Luke xii, 2
Luke xii. 3.
Luke xii. 4.
Luke xii. 5.
Luke xii, 6.
together an innumerable multitude of people, in- Uncertain,
of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypo-
s For there is nothing covered, that shall not be s Matt. X. 26. revealed; neither hid, that shall not be known.
Therefore whatsoever ye have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light; and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.
And I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid e Matt. X. 28. of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do.
But I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear: Fear him, which after he hath killed hath power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him.
Are not five sparrows sold for two u farthings ? u Matt. 1. 29.
and not one of them is forgotten before God. Luke xii. 7. But even the very hairs of your head are all
numbered. Fear not therefore : ye are of more
value than many sparrows. Luke xii. 8. * Also I say unto you, Whosoever shall confess Matt. x. N.
me before men, him shall the Son of man also 2 Tim. ii, 12.
confess before the angels of God : Luke xii. 9. But he that denieth me before men, shall be
denied before the angels of God.
Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but unto
shall not be forgiven. Luke xii. 11. yAnd when they bring you unto the synagogues, y Matt. X. 19.
and unto magistrates, and powers, take ye no
hour what ye ought to say.
Christ refuses to act as Judge.
LUKE xii. 13, 14.
Luke xii. 13.
Uncertain, And he said unto him, Man, who' made me a Luke xii. 14. probably on a tour.
judge or divider over you ?
Christ cautions the Multitude against Worldly-mindedness.
LUKE xü. 15–35. And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware Luke xii. 15. of covetousness : for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.
And he spake a parable unto them, saying, Luke xii. 16. The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully :
And he thought within himself, saying, What Luke xii. 17. shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits ?
And he said, This will I do: I will pull down Luke xii. 18. my barns, and build greater; and there will I bestow all my fruits and my goods.
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast Luke xii. 19. much goods laid up for many years : take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.
But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night Luke xii. 20. Or, do they * thy soul shall be required of thee : then whose require thy shall those things be, which thou hast pro
So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, Luke xii. 21. and is not rich toward God.
And he said unto his disciples, Therefore I say Luke xli. 22. 2 Matt. vi.25. unto you, 2 Take no thought for your life, what
ye shall eat; neither for the body, what ye shall
The life is more than meat, and the body is Luke xii. 23. more than raiment.
Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor Luke xii. 24. reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn ; and God feedeth them: how much more are ye better than the fowls?
And which of you with taking thought can add Luke xii. 25. to his stature one cubit?
ye then be not able to do that thing which is Luke xii. 26. least, why take ye thought for the rest ?
Consider the lilies how they grow : they toil Luke xii. 27. not, they spin not; and yet I say unto you, that
Luke xii. 28.
Luke xii. 29.
Luke xii. 30.
Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one Uncertain, of these.
probably on a
O ye of little faith?
And seek not ye what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink, * neither be ye of doubtful mind. * Or, live not
in careful susFor all these things do the nations of the world seek after : and your Father knoweth that ye have need of these things.
But rather seek ye the kingdom of God; and all these things shall be added unto you.
Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
Sell that ye have, and give alms; a provide a Matt. vi. 20. yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth.
For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
Luke xii. 31.
Luke xii. 32.
Luke xii. 33.
Luke xii. 31.
Luke xii. 35.
Luke xii. 36.
Christ exhorts to Watchfulness, Fidelity, and Repentance.
Let your loins be girded about, and your bl Pet. i. 13. lights burning;
And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may
open unto him immediately.
he cometh shall find watching : verily I say unto
come in the third watch, and find them so, blessed
° And this know, that if the goodman of the c Matt. xxiv.
fered his house to be broken through. VOL. I.
Luke xii. 39.
Uncertain, probably on a tour.
Be ye therefore ready also : for the Son of man Luke xii. 40. cometh at an hour when ye think not.
Then Peter said unto him, Lord, speakest thou Luke xii. 41. this parable unto us, or even to all.
And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful Luke xii. 42. and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his houshold, to give them their portion of meat in due season?
Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he Luke xii. 13. cometh shall find so doing.
Of a truth I say unto you, that he will make Luke xii. 41. him ruler over all that he hath.
But and if that servant say in his heart, My Luke xii. 45. lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;
The lord of that servant will come in a day Luke xii. 46.
when he looketh not for him, and at an hour * Or, cut him when he is not aware, and will * cut him in sunMatt.xxiv.51. der, and will appoint him his portion with the
And that servant which knew his lord's will, Luke xii. 47. and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.
But he that knew not, and did commit things Luke xii. 48. worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required : and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.
I am come to send fire on the earth; and what Luke xii. 49. will I, if it be already kindled?
But I have a baptism to be baptized with; and Luke xii. 50. + Or, pained. how am I +straitened till it be accomplished ?
d Suppose ye that I am come to give peace on Luke xii. 5). earth? I tell you, Nay; but rather division :
For from henceforth there shall be five in one Luke xii. 52. house divided, three against two, and two against three.
The father shall be divided against the son, Luke xii. 53. and the son against the father ; the mother against the daughter, and the daughter against the mother; the mother in law against her daughter in law, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.
And he said also to the people, e When ye see Luke xii. 54.
d Matt. x. 34.
e Matt. xvi. 2.