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16 And when ye fast, put not second:

: ye cannot serve both
on a sad countenance, as the God and mammon.
hypocrites; for they alter their 25 Wherefore I say to you,
countenances, that they may Be not anxious for your life,
appear fasting to men: verily what ye shall eat, or what ye
I tell you, They are far from shall drink; nor for your body,
their reward :

what

ye shall put on: is not
17 but thou, when thou fast- the life more than the food,
est, anoint thine head, and and the body than the cloth-

,
wash thy face;

ing?
18 that thou mayest not ap- 26 behold the birds of the
pear fasting to men, but to thy air, they neither sow nor reap,
Father only, who is in secret; nor gather into barns; yet
and thy Father, who seeth in your heavenly Father feedeth
secret, will reward thee.

them. Are not ye much better
19 Lay not up for yourselves than they?
treasures on earth, where moth 27 Which of you, by anxious
and rust doth corrupt, and thought, can add one cubit to
where thieves break through his stature?
and steal:

28 And why are ye anxious
20 but lay up for yourselves for clothing? Consider the
treasures in heaven, where lilies of the field, how they
neither moth nor rust doth

grow; they neither toil nor
corrupt, and where thieves do spin:
not break through, nor steal : 29 and yet I tell you, That

21 for, where thy treasure is, even Solomon, in all his glory,
there will thy heart be also. was not arrayed like one of

22 The light of thy body is
thine eye: if therefore thine 30 But, if God so clothe the
eye be clear, thy whole body grass of the field, which to-day
will be light;

is, but to-morrow is cast into
23 but, if thine eye be disor- the oven, will he not much
dered, thy whole body will be rather clothe

you,

0
ye

of little
dark. If, then, that which is faith?
in thee for light, be darkness, 31 Be not anxious therefore,
how great is the darkness! saying, What shall we eat? or,
24 No one
serve two What shall we drink?

or,

With masters : for either he will what shall we be clothed ? hate the first, and love the 32 for, all the nations resecond; or else he will hold quire these things, and your v. 3. to the first, and despise the heavenly Father knoweth that

Luke, xi. 34.

these.

can

.

. 6

:

to you.

ye also have need of all these 7 Ask, and it will be given c. v. 6. things:

you; seek, and ye will find; 33 but, seek

ye first his justi- knock, and it will be opened fication, and his kingdom; and to you: all these things will be added 8 for, every one that asketh,

receiveth; and he that seek34 Be not anxious therefore eth, findeth; and to him that for the morrow; for the mor- knocketh, it will be opened. row will be anxious for itself: 9 Or, what man is there Luke, xi. 11. sufficient for the day is its among you, who, if his son own evil.

ask bread, will give bim a

stone ? CHAPTER VII.

10 or, if he ask a fish, will

give him a serpent ? JUDGE not, that ye may 11 If ye then, who are evil, not be judged :

know how to give good gifts 2 for, with whatever judg- to your children, how much ment ye judge, ye will be, rather will your Father who judged: and with whatever is in heaven, give good things measure ye measure, it will to them that ask him? be measured out to you. 12 All things therefore that

3 And why regardest thou ye would men should do to you, Luke, vi. 31. the mote that is in thy bro- do ye so also to them: for this ther's

eye,

but considerest not is the law and the prophets. the beam that is in thine own 13 Enter in through the strait eye?

gate: for, wide is the gate, and 4 Or, how shalt thou say to broad the way, that leadeth to thy brother, Let me take out destruction, and many are they the mote from thine eye; who enter through it: when, behold, a beam is in 14 because, strait is the gate, thine own eye?

and narrow the way, which 5 Thou hypocrite, first take leadeth to life, and few are out the beam from thine own they that find it. eye; and then thou wilt see 15 Beware of false prophets, clearly to take out the mote who come to you in sheep's from thy brother's eye. clothing, but inwardly are ra

6 Give not that which is holy vening wolves : to the dogs; neither cast your ye

will know them by pearls before swine, lest they their fruits : do men gather trample them under their feet, grapes from thorns, or figs and turn and rend you.

from thistles?

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21 Not

AND when he was come

17 even so, every good tree man, who built his house on
bringeth forth good fruit; but the sand :
a bad tree bringeth forth bad 27 and the rain descended,
fruit :

and the floods came, and the
18 a good tree cannot bring winds blew, and beat upon that
forth bad fruit, neither can a house, and it fell: and great
bad tree bring forth good fruit: was the fall of it.
19 every tree that bringeth 28. And it came to

pass,

when
not forth good fruit, is cut down Jesus had ended these words,
and cast into the fire :

that the people were astonished
20 wherefore, by their fruits at his doctrine:
ye will know them.

29 for he taught them as
every one who saith having authority, and not as
to me, Lord, Lord, will enter their scribes.
into the kingdom of heaven;
but he only that doeth the will

CHAPTER VIII.
of my Father who is in heaven.

22 Many will say to me in
that day, Lord, Lord, have we down from the mountain,
not prophesied in thy name? great multitudes followed him.
and in thy name have cast out 2 And, behold, a leper came
devils ? and in thy name have and worshipped him, saying,
done

many wonderful works? Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst
23 and then I will profess to make me clean:
them, I never knew

you :

de- 3 and he put forth his hand, part from me, ye that work and touched him, saying, I iniquity.

will; be thou clean and

:
24 Whosoever, therefore, immediately his leprosy was

hearkeneth to these my words cleansed.
Luke, vi. 47. and doeth them, will be like a 4 And Jesus saith to him,

wise
man,

who built his house See thou tell no one; but go,
on a rock:

shew thyself to the priest, and
25 and the rain descended, offer the gift that Moses com-
and the floods came, and the manded, for a testimony to
winds blew, and beat upon them.
that house, and it fell not ; 5 And when he had entered
because it was founded on a into Capernaum, a centurion
rock :

came to him, beseeching him ;
26 and every one that heareth 6 and saying, Lord, my ser-
these my words, and doeth vant lieth at home in the
them not, will be like a foolish palsy, grievously afflicted.

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7 And he saith to him, I will and the fever left her; and she
go and heal him.

arose, and ministered to him.
8 The centurion answered 16 And when it was evening,
and said, Lord, I am not fit they brought to him many that
that thou shouldest come un- were possessed with devils :
der my roof; but, speak only, and he cast out the spirits with
and at the word my servant his word, and healed all that
will be healed :

were ill :
9 for even I am a man, 17 that the word might be
though subject to authority, fulfilled which

fulfilled which was spoken
who have soldiers under me : through Isaiah the prophet,
and I say to this one, Go, and saying, “ Himself took our is. liii. 4.
he goeth ; and to another, “ infirmities, and bare our
Come, and he cometh ; and “ diseases."
to my servant, Do this, and 18 And Jesus seeing a multi-
he doeth it.

tude about him, commanded
10 And when Jesus heard it, that they should depart to the
he marvelled, and said to them other side of the sea.
that followed him, Verily I tell

19 And a certain scribe came
you, I have not found such to him, and said, Master, I
faith in any one in Israel : will follow thee whithersoever
11 and I tell you, That many

thou goest :
will come from the east and 20 but Jesus saith to him,
west, and sit down with Abra- The foxes have holes, and the
ham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in birds of the air have nests;
the kingdom of heaven; but the Son of man hath not

12 but the children of the where he may lay his head.
kingdom will be cast out into 21. And another of the dis-
the outward darkness: there ciples said to him, Lord, suffer
will be weeping and gnashing me first to go and bury my
of teeth.

father :
13 And Jesus said to the cen- 22 but Jesus said to him,
turion, Go; as thou hast be- Follow me; and let the dead
lieved, be it done to thee : and bury their dead.
the servant was healed in that 23 And when he had entered
hour.

into a ship, his disciples fol-
14 And when Jesus was come

lowed him :
into Peter's house, he saw his 24 and, behold, a great tem--
wife's mother lying ill of a pest arose in the sea, so that
fever :

the ship was covered with the
15 and he touched her hand, waves : but he was asleep.

25 And they came to him, and what had befallen those who awoke him, saying, Lord, save had been possessed by the us, we perish!

devils : 26 and he saith to them, 34 and, behold, the whole Why are ye fearful, 0 ye of city came out to meet Jesus; little faith? Then he arose,

and when they saw him, they and rebuked the winds and besought him to depart out of the sea; and there was a great their borders. calm : 27 and the men marvelled,

CHAPTER IX. saying, What manner of person is this, that even the winds AND he entered into the and the sea obey him!

ship, and passed over 28 And when he was come to again, and came to his own city. c. viii. 18 the other side, into the country 2 And, behold, they brought of the Gadarenes, two men to him a man ill of the palsy, possessed with devils met him, lying on a bed: and Jesus seewho came out from among the ing their faith, said to the patombs, exceeding fierce, so ralytic man; Son, be of good that no one could pass by that cheer; thy sins be forgiven. way.

3 And, behold, some of the 29 And, behold, they cried scribes said within themselves, out, saying, What have we to This man blasphemeth. do with thee, thou Son of God? 4 But Jesus knowing their art thou come hither to tor- thoughts, said, Why think ye ment us before the time?

evil in your hearts? 30 And a herd of many

5 for, which is easier, to say, swine was feeding a long way Thy sins be forgiven; or to from them;

say, Arise, and walk ? 31 and the devils besought 6 but, that ye may know that him, saying, If thou cast us the Son of man hath power out, send us into the swine :

on earth to forgive sins, (then 32 and he said to them, Go: he saith to the paralytic man), and when they came out, they Arise, take up thy bed, and went into the swine; and, be

go to thy house: hold, the whole herd rushed 7 and he arose, and went down the steep into the sea,

away to his house. and died in the waters.

8 And when the multitudes 33 And they that kept them saw it, they feared; and glofled, and went away into the rified God, who had given city, and told every thing, and such

power

to men.

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