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810 Christ rideth into Jerusalem. ST. LUKE. The parable of the vineyard. the owners thereof said unto them, Why 3 And he answered and said unto loose ye the colt ?

them, I will also ask you one thing, and 34 And they said, The Lord hath need answer me: of him.

4 The baptism of John, was it from 35 And they brought him to Jesus: and heaven, or of men ? they cast their garments upon the colt, 5. And they reasoned with themselves, and they set Jesus thereon.

saying, If we shall say, Prom heaven; he 36 And as he went, they spread their will say, Why then believed ye him not? clothes in the way.

6' But and if we say, Of men, all the 37 And when he was come nigh, even people will stone us: for they be përnow at the descent of the mount of Ol- suaded that John was a prophet. ives, the whole multitude of the disciples 7 And they answered, that they conid began to rejoice and praise God with a not tell whence it quas. loud voice, for all the mighty works that

8 And Jesius said unto them, Neither they had seen.

tell I you by what authority I do these 38 Saving. Blessed be the King that things. cometh in the name of the Lord : Peace 9 Then began he to speak to the in heaven, and glory in the highest. people this parable; A certain man

39 And some of the Pharisees from a planted 4 vineyard, and let it forth to mong the multitude said unto him, Mas: il husbandmen, and went into a far conter, rebuke thy disciples

try for a long time. 40 And he answered and said unto 10 And at the season he sent a serthem, I tell you, that if these should hold vant to the husbandmen, that they shoul! their peace, the stones would impiedi- give him of the fruit of the vireyard ately cry out.

but the husbandmen bext him, and sent 41 r And when he was come near, he him away empty: beheld the city, and wept over it,

11 And again he sent 'another servant : 42 Saying, If thou hadst known, cven and they beat him also, and entreated hiin thou, at least in this thy day, the things shamefully, and sent him away anpty. which bulong unto thy peace! but now 12 And again he sent the third and they are hid from thine eyes.

they wounded him also, and cast him out. 43 For the days shall come upon thee,

13 Then said the lord of the vineyard, that thine enemies shall cast a trench a- What shall I do? I will send

my

beloved bout thee, and compass thee round, and son: it may be they will reverence him keep thee in on every side,

when they see him. 44 And shall lay thee even with the 14 But when the husbandmen saw him, ground, and thy, children within thee : they rcasoned among themselves, saring and they shall not leave in thee one stone This is the heir : coine, let us kill him, upon another : because thou knewest that the inheritance may be ours. not the time of thy visitation.

15 So they cast hin out of the vine45 And he went into the temple, and yard, and killed him. Wiat therefore shall began to cast out then that sold therein, the lord of the vineyard do unto them? and them that bought,

16 He shall come and destroy these 46 Saying unto them, It is written, husband men, and shall give the vineyard My house is the house of prayer, but ye to others. And when they heard it, they have made it a den of thieves.

said, God forbid. 47 And he taught daily in the temple. 17 And he beheld them, and said, But the chief priests, and the scribes, and What is this then that is written, The the chief of the people sought to destroy stone which the builders rejected, the hiin,

same is become the head of the comer? 48 And could not find what they might 18 Whoscever shall fall upon that stone, da : for all the people were very atten

shall be broken :'out on whonisoever it tive to hear him.

shall fall, it will grind him to powder. CHAP. XX.

19 4 And the chieť priests and the 1 Christavoucheth his authority. 9 The scribes the same hour sought to lay hands

parable of the vineyard, 19 of giving on him; and they feared the people : tribute to Cesar, 27 Ofthe resurrection for they perceived that he had spoken ANDoce came to pass that you once of this paraile against then,

20 And they watched him, and sent in the temple, and preached the gospel, forth spies, which slould teign themthe chief priests and the scribes came selves just men, that they might take upon him, with the elders,

hold of his words, that so they might 2 And spake unto him, saying, Tell deliver him unto the power and authority us, By what authority doest thou these of the governor. things ? er who is he that gave thee this 2 Ånd they asked him, saying, MasQuthority

ter, we know ihat ticu sayest and reich raise up

Of the resurrection. Char.xxi. Destruction of the temple foretold. 811 est rightly, neither acceptest thou the l' 44 David therefore calleth him Lord, person of any, but teachest the way of how is he then his son? God truly :

45 | Then in the audience of all the 22 Is it lawful for us to give tribute | people, he said unto his disciples, unto Cesar, or no?

46 Beware of the scribes, which de23 But he perceived their craftiness, sire to walk in long robes, and love greetand said unto them, Why tempt ye me? ings in the markets, and the highest

24 Shew me a penny, Whose image seats in the synagogues, and the chief and superscription hath it? They an- rooms at feasts; swered and said, Cesar's.,

47 Which devour widow's houses, and 25. And he said unto them, Render for a shew make make long prayers: Therefore unto Cesar the things which the same shall receive greater damnation. be Cesar's and unto God the things

CHAP. XXI. which be God's.

5 The destruction of the temple and city 26 And they could not take hold of his in foretold. 25 The signs of the last day. velled at his answer, and hely the |AND he looked up, and saw the rich

men casting their gifts into the peace.

treasury: 27 | Then came to him certain of the 2 And he saw also a certain poor widSadducees (which deny that there is any ow, casting in thither two mites. resurrection) and they asked him,

3 And he said, Of a truth I say unto 28 Saying, Master, Moses wrote unto you, that this poor widow hath cast in us, If any pian's brother die, having a more than they all. wife, and he die without children, that 4 For all these have of their abundance his brother should take his wife, and cast in unto the offerings of God: but she seed unto his brother.

of her penury hath cast in all the living 29 There were therefore seven breth- that she had. ren and the first took a wife, and died 5 | And as some spake of the temple, without children.

how it was ac!orned with goodly stones, 30 And the second took her to wife, and gifts, he said, and he died childless.

6 As for these things which ye behold, 31 And the third took her; and in like the days will come, in the which there manner the seven also: And they left no shall not be left one stone upon another, children, and died.

that shall not be thrown down. 32 Last of all the woman died also, 7 And they asked hiin, saying, Mas33 Therefore in the resurrection, whose ter, but when shall these things be? and, wife of them is she? for seven had her 1 what sign will there be when these things to wife.

shall come to pass? 34 And Jesus answering, said unto 8 And he said, Take heed that ye be tucm, The children of this world marry, not deceived: for many shall come in and are given in marriage:

my name, saying, I am Christ; and the 35 But they which shall be accounted time draweth near: go ye not therefore worthy to obtain that world, and the re- after them. surrection from the dead, neither marry, 9 But when ye shall hear of wars, and nor are given in marriage.

commotions, bé not terrified: for these 36 Neither can they die any more: things must first come to pass; but the for they are equal unto the angels; and end is not by and by. are the children of God, being the chil- 10 Then said he unto them, Nation dren of the resurrection.

shall rise against nation, and kingdom 37 Now that the dead are raised, even against kingdom : Moses shewed at the bush, when he call- 11 And great carthquakes shall be in eth the Lord the God of Abraham, and divers places, and famines, and pestilenthe God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. ces: and fearful sights, and great signs

38 For he is not a God of the dead, but shall there be from heaven, of the living : for all live unto him.

12 But before all these they shall lay 39 ( Then certain of the scribes answer their hands on you, and persecute you, ing, said, Master, thou hast well said.

delivering you up to the synagogues, and 40 And after that, they durst not ask into prisons, being brought before kings him any question at all.

and rulers for my name's sake. 41 And he said unto them, How say 13 And it shall turn to you for a testhey that Christ is David's son?

timony. 42 And David himself saith in the 14 Settle is therefore in your hearts, not book of Psalms, The LORD said unto my to meditate before what ye shall answer. Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, 15 For I will give you a mouth and

43 TU! I make thine enemies thy foot || wisdom, which all your adversaries shall *ool

not be able to gainsay nor resist.

812 Signs of the last day. ST. LUKE. The prassover prepared.

. 16 And ye shall be betrayed both by pass, and to stand before the Son of Mariparents, and brethren, and kinsfolks, and 37 And in the day-time he was teachfriends; and some of you shall they cause ing in the temple ; and at night he went to be put to death

ont, and abode in the mount that is call 17 And ye shall be hated of all men ed the mount of Olives. for my name's sake.

38 And all the people came early in 18 But there shall not an hair of your the morning to him in the temple, forts head perish.

hear him. 19 In yourpatience possessyeyoursouls. i', CHAP. XXII.312

20 And when ye shall see Jerusalem | 3 Judas moved to betray Christu 7 The compassed with armies, then know that

passover firefiared. 19 The Lord's the desolation thereof is nigh.

supper instituted:

Northe feastrich uisleniented bread flee to the mountains; and let them which drew nigh, which is called the are in the midst of it depart out; and let | over.

IT' ï 13 not them that are in the countries enter 2 And the chief priests and scribes thereinto. ...

sought how they might kill himn : for 22 For these be the days of vengeance, they feared the people. that all things which are written may be 3 [Then entered Satan into Judas sur fulfilled.

named Iscariot, being of the number of 23 But woe unto them that are with the twelve. child, and to them that give suck in those 4 And he went his way, and communed days! for there shall be great distress in with the chief priests and captains, how the land, and wrath upon this people. he might betray him unto them to po

24 And they shall fall by the edge of 5 And they were glad, and covenanted the sword, and shall be led away captive to give him money. into all nations: and Jerusalem shall be 6 And he promised, and sought opportrodden down of the Gentiles, until the tunity to betray him unto them in the times of the Gentiles be fuifilled.

absence of the multitude. 25 | And there shall be signs in the sun, 7 Then came the day of unleavened and in the moon, and in the stars; and bread, when the passover must be killed. upon the earth distress of nations, with 8 And he sent Peter and Johin, saying, perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring; Go and prepare us the passover, that we

26 Men's hearts failing them for fear, may eat. and for looking after those things which 9 And they said unto him, Where wilt are coming on the earth: for the powers thou that we prepare? of heaven shall be shaken.

10 And he said unto them, Behold, , 27 And then shall they see the Son of when ye are entered into the city, there man coming in a cloud, with power and shall a man meet you, bearing a pitcher great glory.

of water; follow him into the house where 28 And when these things begin to come le entereth in. to pass, then look up, and lift up your 11 And ye shall say unto the good man heads: for your redemption draweih nigh. of the house, The Master saith unto thee,

29 And' he spake to them a parable; || Where is the guest-chamber, where I Behold the fig-tree, and all the trees; shall eat the passover with my disciples?

30 When they now shoot forth, ye sce 12 And he shall shew youa largeupper and know of your ownseives that sum- room furnished: there make ready. mer is now nigh at hand.

13 And they went and found as he 4 31 So likewise ye, when ye see these had said unto tiem: and they n:ade ready things come to pass, know ye that the the passover. kingdom of God is nigh at hand.

14 And when the hour wasconchesit 32 Verily I say unto you. This genera- down, and the twelve apostles with hini. tion shall not pass away, till all be fulfilled). 15 And he said unto them, W*ih de"

33 Heaven and earth shall pass away: sire I have desired to leat this passarer but my word shall not pass away. with you before I sufier.

54 ☆ And take heed to yourselves, lest 16 For I say unto you, I will not any at any time your hearts be overcharged more eat thereof, until it be fudfllcd in with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and the kingdom of God. cares of this life, and so that day come 17 And he took the eur, and gave upon you unawares.

thanks, and said, Take this, and divisie 35 For as a snare shall it come on all it among yourselves. them that dwell on the face of the whole 18 For I say unto you, I will not drink earth.

of the fruit of the vine, intil the king36 Watch ye therefore, and pray al- dom of God shall come. ways, that ye may be accounted worthy 19 1 And he took bread, and gave to escape all these things that shall come to thanks, and brake it, and gare unto them,

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The Lord's supper instituted. CHAP. xxi. Christ betrayed and denied. 813 saying, This is my body which is given | 40 And when he was at the place, he for you : this do in remembrance of me. said unto them, Pray, that ye enter not

20 Likewise also the cup after supper, into temptation.. saying, This cup is the new testament in 41 And he was withdrawn from them my blood, which is shed for you.

about a stone's cast, and kneeled down, 21 1 But behold, the hand of him that and prayed, betrayeth me is with me on the table. 142 Saying, Father, if thou be willing,

22 And truly the Son of man goeth remove this cup from me: nevertheless as it was determined: but woe unto that ndt my will, but thine be done. man by whom he is betrayed!

4:43 And there appeared an angel unto 23. And they began to inquire among him from heaven, strengthening him. themselves, which of them it was that 44 And being in an agony, he prayed should do this thing.

more earnestly

: and his sweat was as it 24 g And there was also a strife among were great drops of blood falling down them, which of them should be account- to the ground ed the greatest

- 45 And when he rose up from prayer,
25 And he said unto them. The kings and was come to his disciples, he found
of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them sleeping for sorrow.
them; and they that exercise authority 46 And said unto them, Why sleep
upon them, are called benefactors. ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into

26 But ye shall not be so: but he that temptation.
is greatest among you, let him be as the 47 1 And while he yet spake, behold a
younger ; and he that is chief, as he that || multitude, and he that was called Judas,
doth serve.

one of the twelve, went before them, and
27 For whether is greater, he that sit- | drew near unto Jesus to kiss him.
teth at meat, or he that serveth? is not 48 But Jesus said unto him, Judas, be-
le that sitteth at meat? but I am among trayest thou the Son of man with a kiss ?
you as he that serveth.

49 When they which were about him, 28 Ye are th-y which have continued saw what would follow, they said unto with me in my temptations.

hjin, Lord, shall we smite with the sword? 29 And I app int unto you a kingdom, 50 s And one of them smote the servant as my Father hath appointed unto me; of the high priest, and cut off his right ear.

30 That ye may eat and drink at my 51 And Jesus answered and said, Suffer table in my kingdom, and sit on thrones, ye thus er. And he touched his ear, judging the twelve rulers of Israel. and healed him.

31 s And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, 52 Then Jesus said unto the chief behold, Satan hath desired to have you, priests, and captains of the temple, and that he may sist you as wlreat:

the elders which were come to him, Be 32 But I have prayed for thee, that thy || ye come out as against a thief, with faith fail pot; and when thou art con- swords and staves ? verted, strengthen thy brethren.

53 When I was daily with you in the 33 And he said unto him, Lord, I am temple, ye stretched forth no hands aready to go with thee both into prison, gainst me: but this is your hour, and the and to death.

power of darkness. 34 And he said, I tell thee, Peter, the cock 54 Then 'took they him, and led him, shall not crow this day, before that thou and brought him into the high priest's shalt thrice deny that iliou knowest me. house. And Peter followed afar off.

35 And he said unto them, When I 55 And when they had kindled a fire in sent you without purse, and scrip, and the midst of the hall, and were set down shoes, lacked ye any thing? And they together, Peter sat down among them. said, Nothing:

56 But a certain maid beheld him as S6 Then said he unto them, But now he || he sat by the fire, and earnestly looked that hath a purse, let him take it, and like- upon him, and said, This man was also wise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, ' with him. let him sell his garment, and buy cne. 57 And lie denied him, saying, Wom

37 For 1 say unto you, that this that an, I know him not. is written must yet be accomplished in 58 And after a little while another me, And he was reckoned among the saw him, and said. Thou art also of them. - transgressors: for the things concerning And Peter said, Man, I am not. ipe have an end.

59 And about the space of one hour 38 And they said, Lord, behold, here after, another confidently affirmed, sayare two swords. And he said unto them, ing, Of a truth this fellow also was with: It is enough.

him ; for he is a Galilean. 39 And he came out, and went, as he 60 And Peter said, Man, I know not was wont, to the mount of Olives; and what thou sayest. And immediately. his disciples also followed him.

while he yet spake, the cock crew.

upon Peter.

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$14 Christ accused before Pilate. ST. LUKE. Pilate is desirous to release hitte 61 And the Lord turnied, and looked 9 Then he questioned with him in mam

And Peter remembered words ; but he answered him nothing, the word of the Lord, how he had said 10 And the chief priests and scribes unto him, Before the cock crow, thou stood and vehemently accused himp, shalt deny me thrice.

11 And Herod with his men dwar 62 And Peter went out, and wept set him at nought, and mocked him, and bitterly.

arrayed him in a gorgeous vobe, and sent 637 And the men that held Jesus, mock- him again to Pilate. ed him, and smote him.,

12$ And the same day Pilate and Hered 64 And when they had blindfolded were made friends together; for before him, they struck him on the face, and they were at enmity between themselves asked him, saying, Prophesy, who is it 13. ! And Pilate, when he had called that smote thee?

together the chief priests, and the rulers 65 And many other things blasphem- and the people,

gl cusly spake they against him.

14 Saiu unto them, Ye have brought 66 ? And as soon as it was day, the el. this man unto me, as one that perverteth ders of the people, and the chief priests, the people, and behold, I, having exand the scribes came together, and led amined him before you, have found Do him into their council, saying,

fault in this man, touching those things 67. Art thou the Christ? tell us. And whereof ye accuse him ; he said unto them, If I tell you, ye will 15 No, nor yet Herod; for I sent you not believe.

to him, and .lo, nothing worthy of 68 And if I also ask you, ye will not death is done unto him ; answer me, nor let me go.

16 I will therefore chastise him, and 69 Hereafter shall the Son of man sit release hiin, on the right hand of the power of God. 17 (For of necessity he must release one

70 Then said they all, Art thou then unto them at the feasts.) the Son of God? And he said unto them, 18 And they cried out all at once, sey. Yo say that I am.

ing, Away with this man, and jelease 71 And they said, What need we any unto us Barabbas : further witness for we ourselves have 19 (Who, for a certain sedition made in heard of his own mouth.

the city, and for murder, was cast into CHAP. XXIII.

prison.) 1 Jesus is accused before Pilate, 13 who 20 Pílate therefore, willing to release

is desirous to rclease him. 27 The de Jesus, spake again to them. 'struction of Jerusalem foretold. 46 21 But they cried, saying, Crucify Christ's death, 50 and burial.

him, crucify him.

22 And he said unto them the third A them

arose, and led him unto Pilate. time, Why, what evil hath he done? I. 2 And they began to accuse him, have found no cause of death in him ; I saying, We found this fellow perverting will therefore chastise him, and let him ga the nation, and forbidding to give trib- 23 And they were instant with loud ute to Cesar, saying, that he himself is voices, requiring that he might be cru: Christ a king

cified ; and the voices of them, and of 3 And Pilate asked him, saying, Art the chief priests prevailed. thou the King of the Jews? And he an- 24 And Pilate gave sentence that it swered him and said, Thou sayest. it. should be as they required.

4 Then said Pilate to the chief priests, 25 And he released unto them him that, and to the people, I find no fault in this for sedition and murder was cast inta man.

prison, whom they had desired; but he 5 And they were the more fierce, say- delivered Jesus to their will. ing, He stirre:h up the people, teaching 26 And as they led him away, they laid throughout all Jewry, begiming from hold upon que Simon a Cyrenian, carining Galilee to this place.

out of the country, and on him they laid 6 When Pilate heard of Galilee, he the cross, that he might bear it after Jesies asked whether the man were a Galilean. 27 | And there followed him a great

7 And as soon as he knew that he be- coinpany of people, and of women, which longed unto Herod's jurisdiction, he sent also bewailed and lamented him. him to Herod, who himself was also at 28 But Jesus turning unto them, sail Jerusalem at that time.

Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for 89 And when Herod saw Jesus, he was me, but weep for yourselves, and for cxceeding glad: for he was desirous to your children. see him of a long season, because he had 29 For behold, the days are coming, in heard many things of him; and he the which they shall say, Blessed are the hoped to have seen some miracle done barren, and the wombs that never baie, by him.

and the paps which never gave suck.

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