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wife, saving for the cause of || borrow of thee, turn not thou fornication, causeth her to com- || away. mit adultery : and whosoever 43 Ye have heard that it hath shall marry her that is divorced, been said, Thou shalt love thy committeth adultery.'
neighbour, and hate thine ene33 Again, ye have heard that my : it hath been said by them of old 44 But I say unto you, Love time, Thou shalt not forswear your enemies, bless them that thyself, but shalt perform unto curse you, do good to them the Lord thine oaths :
that hate you, and pray for them 34 But I say unto you, Swear which despitefully use you, and not at all : neither by heaven; persecute you ; for it is God's throne:
45 That ye may be the chil35 Nor by the earth ; for it is dren of your Father which is in his footstool : neither by Jeru- heaven : for he maketh his sun salem ; for it is the city of the to rise on the evil and on the great King :
good, and sendeth rain on the 36 Neither shalt thou swear just and on the unjust. by thy head; because thou canst 46 For if ye love them which not make one hair white or love you, what reward have ye? black.
do not even the publicans the 37 But let your communica- same? tion be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: 47 And if ye salute
bre. for whatsoever is more than thren only, what do ye more these cometh of evil.
than others ? do not even the 38 Ye have heard that it hath publicans so? been said, An eye for an eye, 48 Be ye therefore perfect, and a tooth for a tooth:
even as your Father which is in 39 But I say unto you, That heaven is perfect. ye resist not evil : but whosoever shall smite thee on thy
CHAP. VI. right cheek, turn to him the
OF ALMS AND PRAYER. other also. 40 And if any man will sue
TAKE heed that ye do not thee at the law, and take away your alms before men, to be thy coat, let him have thy cloak seen of them: otherwise ye also.
have no reward of your Father 41 And whosoever shall com- which is in heaven. pel thee to go a mile, go with 2 Therefore, when thou docst him twain.
thine alms, do not sound a trum42 Give to him that asketh pet before thee, as the hypothee; and from him that would crites do, in the synagogues,
and in the streets, that they 11 Give us this day our daily may have glory of men. Verily, bread. I say unto you, They have their 12 And forgive us our debts, reward.
as we forgive our debtors. 3 But when thou doest alms, 13 And lead us not into templet not thy left hand know what tation, but deliver us from evil: thy right hand doeth :
for thine is the kingdom, and 4 That thine alms may be in the power, and the glory, for secret: and thy Father, which ever. Amen. seeth in secret, himself shall re- 14 For if ye forgive men ward thee openly.
their trespasses, your heavenly 5 And, when thou prayest, Father will also forgive you : thou shalt not be as the hypo- 15 But if ye forgive not men crites are : for they love to their trespasses, neither will pray standing in the synagogues, your Father forgive your tresand in the corners of the streets, passes. that they may be seen of men. 16 Moreover when ye fast, be Verily, I say unto you, They | not as the hypocrites, of a sad have their reward.
countenance : for they disfi6 But thou, when thou prayest, gure their faces, that they may enter into thy closet; and, when appear unto men to fast. Verily, thou hast shut thy door, pray I say unto you, They have their to thy father which is in secret; reward. and thy Father, which seeth in 17 But thou, when thou fastsecret, shall reward thee open- est, anoint thine head, and wash ly.
thy face; 7 But when ye pray, use not 18 That thou appear not unto vain repetitions, as the heathen men to fast, but unto thy Father do: for they think that they which is in secret; and thy Fashall be heard for their much ther, which seeth in secret, speaking
shall reward thee openly. .8 Be not ye, therefore, like 19 Lay not up for yourselves unto them: for your Father treasures upon earth, where knoweth what things ye have moth and rust doth corrupt, need of, before ye ask him. and where thieves break through
9 After this manner, therefore, and steal : pray ye : Our Father which art 20 But lay up for yourselves in heaven; Hallowed be thy treasures in heaven, where neiname.
ther moth nor rust doth cor10 Thy kingdom come. Thyrupt, and where thieves do not will be done in earth, as it is in break through, nor steal. heaven.
21 For where your treasure VOL, IV.
is, there will your heart be also. 30 Wherefore, if God so clothe
22 The light of the body is the grass of the field, which tothe eye : if, therefore, thine day is, and to-morrow is cast eye be single, thy whole body into the oven, shall be not much shall be full of light.
of little 23 But if thine eye be evil, faith? thy whole body shall be full of 31 Therefore take no thought, darkness : if, therefore, the saying, What shall we eat? or, light that is in thee be dark- What shall we drink? or, ness, how great is that dark- Wherewithal shall we be clothness !
ed? 24 No man can serve two mas- 32 (For after all these things ters; for either he will hate do the Gentiles seek ;) for your the one, and love the other; heavenly Father knoweth that or else he will hold to the one, ye have need of all these and despise the other : ye can- things. not serve God and mammon. 33 But seek ye first the king25 Therefore I say unto you, dom of God, and his righteousTake no thought for your life, ness; and all these things shall what ye shall eat, or what ye be added unto you. shall drink ; nor yet for your
34 Take, therefore, no thought body, what ye shall put on. Is for the morrow; for the morrow not the life more than meat, and shall take thought for the things the body than raiment ?
of itself. Sufficient unto the day 26 Behold the fowls of the air: l is the evil thereof. for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns;
CHAP. VII. yet your heavenly Father feed. eth them. Are ye not much
RASH JUDGMENT REPROVED, better than they?
JUDGE not, that ye be not 27 Which of you, by taking judged. thought, can add one cubit unto 2 For with what judgment ye his stature ?
judge, ye shall be judged ; and 28 And why take ye thought with what measure ye mete, for raiment? Consider the lilies it shall be measured to you of the field, how they grow: again. they toil not, neither do they 3 And why beholdest thou the spin :
mote that is in thy brother's 29 And yet I say unto you, eye, but considerest not the That even Solomon, in all his beam that is in thine own eye? glory, was not arrayed like one 4. Or how wilt thou say to thy of these.
brother, Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye ; and, be. 14 Because strait is the gate, hold, a beam is in thine own eye? | and narrow is the way, which
5 Thou hypocrite! first cast leadeth unto life, and few there out the beam out of thine own be that find it. eye ; and then shalt thou see 15 Beware of false prophets, clearly to cast out the mote out which come to you in sheep's of thy brother's eye.
clothing, but inwardly they are 6 Give not that which is holy ravening wolves. unto the dogs ; neither cast ye 16 Ye shall know them by your pearls before swine, lest their fruits. Do men gather they trample them under their | grapes of thorns, or figs of feet, and turn again and rend thistles ? you.
17 Even so, every good tree 7 Ask, and it shall be given bringeth forth good fruit; but you : seek, and ye shall find :
a corrupt tree bringeth forth knock, and it shall be opened evil fruit. unto you:
18 A good tree cannot bring 8 For every one that asketh, forth evil fruit, neither can a receiveth ; and he that seeketh, corrupt tree bring forth good findeth ; and to him that knock- || fruit. eth, it shall be opened.
19 Every tree that bringeth 9 Or what man is there of you, not forth good fruit, is hewn whom if his son ask bread, will down, and cast into the fire. he give him a stone ? 12 20 Wherefore by their fruits
10 Or if he ask a fish, will he ye shall know them. give him a serpent ?
21 Not every one that saith 11 If ye then, being evil, know unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enhow to give good gifts unto ter into the kingdom of heaven; your children, how much more but he that doeth the will of my shall your Father, which is in Father which is in heaven. heaven, give good things to 22 Many will say to me in them that ask him ?
that day, Lord, Lord, have we 12 Therefore all things what- not prophesied in thy name? soever ye would that men should and in thy name have cast out do to you, do ye even so to them: devils ? and in thy name done for this is the law and the pro- many wonderful works? phets.
23 And then will I profess unto 13 Enter ye in at the strait them, I never knew you: degate ; for wide is the gate, and part from me, ye that work ini. broad is the way, that leadeth quity. to destruction, and many there 24 Therefore whosoever hearbe which go in thereat : eth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him | See thou tell no man; but go unto a wise man which built thy way, shew thyself to the his house upon a rock : priest, and offer the gift that:
25 And the rain descended, Moses commanded, for a testiand the floods came, and the mony unto them. winds blew, and beat upon that 5 And when Jesus was enterhouse ; and it fell not: for it ed into Capernaum, there came was founded upon a rock. unto him a centurion, beseech26 And every one that hearething him, these sayings of mine, and do- 6 And saying, Lord, my sereth them not, shall be likened vant lieth at home sick of the unto a foolish man, which built palsy, grievously tormented. his house upon the sand : 7 And Jesus saith unto him,
27 And the rain descended, I will come and heal him. and the floods came, and the 8 The centurion answered and winds blew, and beat upon that said, Lord, I am not worthy house; and it fell, and great that thou shouldest come under was the fall of it.
my roof; but speak the word 28 And it came to pass, when only, and my servant shall be Jesus had ended these sayings, healed. the people were astonished at 9 For I am a man under aú. his doctrine ;
thority, having soldiers under 29 For he taught them as one me; and I say to this man, Go, having authority, and not as the and he goeth; and to another, scribes.
Come, and he cometh ; and to
my servant, Do this, and he CHAP. VIII.
- 10 When Jesus heard it, he CHRIST'S MIRACLES.
marvelled, and said to them WHEN he was come down that followed, Verily, I say unto from the mountain, great mul- you, I have not found so great titudes followed him.
faith, no, not in Israel. 2 And, behold, there came a 11 And I say unto you, That leper and worshipped him, say many shall come from the east ing, Lord, if thou wilt, thou and west, and shall sit down canst make me clean.
with Abraham, and Isaac, and 3 And Jesus put forth bis Jacob, in the kingdom of heahand, and touched him, saying, ven : I will : be thou clean. And im. 12 But the children of the mediately his leprosy was clean- kingdom shall be cast out into sed.
outer darkness : there shall be 4 And Jesus saith unto him, I weeping and gnashing of teeth.