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Christ tempted by the devil.

6 And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down, for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone. 7 Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God. 8 Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them, 9 And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me. 10 Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve. 11 Then the devil leaveth him, and behold, angels came and ministered unto him. 12 || Now when Jesus had heard that John was cast into prison, he departed into Galilee;13 And leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is upon the sea-coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim ; i4 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, 15 The land of Zabulon, and the land of folio by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles: 16 The people which sat in darkness, saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death, light is sprun "; - 17 o rom that time Jesus began to 3. and to say, Repent: for the kingom of heaven is at hand. 18 T And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishers. 19 And he saith unto them. Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. 20. And they straightway left their nets, and followed #. 21 And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets: and he called them. 22, And they immediately left the ship, and their father, and followed him. 23 T And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preach; the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness, and all manner of disease among the people.

CHAP. V.

24 And his fame went throughout all Syria: and they brought unto him all sick people that were taken with divers §. eases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils, and those which

Christ's sermon on the mount.

were lunatic, and those that had the palsy; and he healed them. 25 And there followed him great multitudes of people from Galilee, and from Decapolis, and from Jerusalem, and from Judea, and fo.lordan. A* seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him. 2 And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying, 3 Blessed are the F. in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4. Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. * 5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. 6 Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. > 7. Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain . 8. Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. 9 Blessed are the peace-makers; for they shall be called the children of God. 10 Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 11 Blessed are ye when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all orror evil against you falsely, for my Sake. 12 Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so ersecuted they the prophets which were efore you. 13 || Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men. 14 Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid. 15 Neitherdomen light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick: and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. 16 Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works, an glorify your Father which is in heaven. 17 || Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. 18 For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, onejot or one tittle shallia no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. 19 W. therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do, and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. 20 For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed therighteousness ty

The law expounded.

of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven. 21 || Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill, shall be in danger of the judgment: 23 But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause: shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council; but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell-fire. 23 Therefore,if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath aught against thee, , 24 Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift. 25 Agree with thine adversary quickly, while thou art in the way with him ; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison. 26 Verily, I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing. 27 || Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultcry: 28 But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her, hath footed adultery with her already in his eart. 29 And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell. 30 And if thy right hand offend thee, cut it off, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should }. cast into hell. 31 It hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement: 32. Butt say unto §. That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced, committeth ..o. 33 || Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou sh not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths: 34 But I say unto you, Swear not at all: neither by heaven; for it is God’s throne: 35 Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King: 36 Neither shalt thou swearby thy head, because thou canst not make one hair white or black.

37 Butlet your communication be, Yea,

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yea, Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more
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38 || Ye have heard that it hath been
said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a
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39 But I say unto you, That ye resist not
evil: but whosoevershall smite thee on thy
right cheek, turn to him the other also.
40 And if any man will sue thee at the
law, and take away thy coat, let him have
thy cloak also.
41 And whosoever shall compel theeto
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42 Give to him that asketh thee, and
from him that would borrow of thee, turn
not thou away.
43 || Ye have heard that it hath been
said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and
hate thine enemy:
44 But I say unto you, Love your ene-
mies, bless them that curse you, do good to
them that hate you, and pray for them which
despitefully use you, and persecute you;
45 That ye may be the children osyour
Father which is in heaven: for he makesh
his sun to rise on the evil and on the good,
and sendeth rain on the just and on the
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46 For if ye love them which love you,
what reward have ye? do not even the
publicans the same?
47 And if ye salute your brethren only,
what do ye more than others’ do not even
the publicans so? -
48 Beye therefore perfect, even as your
Father which is in heaven is perfect.
CHAP. VI.
AKE heed that ye do not your alms
before men, to be seen of them:
otherwise ye have no reward of your Father
which is in heaven.
2 Therefore, when thou doest thine alms,
do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the
hypocrites do, in the synagogues, and in
the streets, that they may have glory of
men. Verily, I say unto you, They have
their reward.
3 But when thou doest alms, let not thy
left hand know what thy right hand docth:
4 That thine alms may be in secret:
and thy Father which .. in secret, him-
self shall reward thee openly.
5 T And when thou prayest, thou shalt
not be as the hypocrites are: for they love
to pray standing in the synagogues, and in
the corners of the streets, that they may
be seen of men. Verily, I say unto you,
They have their roi.
6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter
into thy closet, and when thou hast shut
thy door, pray to thy Father which is in

secret; and thy Father, which seeth in

secret, shall reward thee openly.
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Qf fasting and worldly care.

that they shall be heard for their much speaking. 8 Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of before ye ask him. 9 After this manner |...}}}. ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. 14 For, if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: 15 But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses. 16 | over, when ye fast, be not as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto. men to fast. Verily, I say unto you, They have their reward. 17 But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face; 18 That thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father, which is in secret: and thy Father, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly. 19 || Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth cor...; and where thieves breakthrough and steal : 20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal. 21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. •. 22 The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole bo shall be fulf of light. 23 But if thine eye be evil, thy Whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness | 24 || No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other ; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and maininon. 25 Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? 26 Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feed

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27 Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature ? 28 And why take, ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field how they grow; they toil not, neither do they Spin ; 29 And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. 30 Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to-day is, and tomorrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith? 31 Therefore take no thought, saying What shall we eat? or, whatshall we drink? or, where withal shall we be clothed? 32 (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things. 33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you. 34 Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. CHAP. VII. JUDs; not, that ye be not judged. 2. For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged : and with oi ineasure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again. 3 And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own § 4 Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye; and behold, a beam is in thine own eye? 5 Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye. 6 * Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye ''. pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you. 7 TI Ask, and it shall be given you ; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shali be opened unto you : 8 For every one that asketh, receiveth; and he that seeketh, findeth ; and to him that knocketh, it shall be opened. 9 Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone? 10 Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent? 11 if ye then being evil know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in on give good things to them that ask inn . 12 Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do i. even so to them: for this is the law and the

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Concerning false prophets.

13 "I Enter ye in at the strait gate; for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to #. and many there be which go in thereat: 14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it. 15 "I Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardl §: are ravening wolves. 16 Ye shall know them by their fruits. Domen gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? 17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. 18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. 19 Everytreethatbringethnot forthgood fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire. 20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them. 21 || Not every one that saith unto me Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. 22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? 23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity. 24 || Therefore whosoeverheareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: 25 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock. 26 Andevery one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall o likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand: 27 And the rain descended, and the floods came; and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it. 28 And it came to pass when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his doctrine. 29 For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes. CHAP. VIII. HEN he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him. 2 And behold, there came a leper and worshipped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. 3 And Jesus put forth his hand, and

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touched § I will; bethou clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.

Christ easts out devils.

4 And Jesus saith unto him, See thou tell no man; but go thy way, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them. 5 T And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him, 6 And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented. 7 And Jesus saith unto him, I will come and heal him. 8 The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof: but speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed. 9. For I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me: and I say to this man, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it. 10. When jesus heard it, he marvelled and said to them that followed, Verily i say, unto you; I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel. 11 And I say unto you,That many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven: 12 But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth. 13 And Jesus said unto the centurion, Go thy way; and as thou hast believed, so be it done unto thee. And his servant was healed in the self-same hour. 14 T And when Jesus was come into Peter's house, he saw his wife's mother laid, and sick of a fever. 15 And he touched her hand, and the fever left her: and she arose, and ministered unto them. 16 T When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healedall that were sick; 17 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, imself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses. 18 Now when Jesus saw great multitudes about him, he gave commandment to depart unto the other side. 19 And a certain scribe came, and said unto him, Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest. 20 And Jesus saith unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head. 21 And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father. 22 But Jesus said unto him. Follow me; and let the dead boy their dead.

Christ stilleth the tempest.

23 T And when he was entered into a ship, his disciples followed him. 24 And behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep. 25 And his disciples came to him, and awoke him, saying, Lord, save us: we rish. 26 And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm. 27 But the men marvelled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him! 28 || And when he was come to the other side, into the country of the Gergesenes, there met him two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by

that way. 29 And behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art thou come hither to torment us before the time? 30 And there was a good way off from them an herd of many swine, feeding. 31 So the devils besought him, saying, If thou cast us out, suffer us to go away into the herd of swine. 32 And he said unto them, Go. And when they were come out, they went into the herd of swine: and behold, the whole herd of swine ran violently down a steep place into the sea, and perished in the Waters. 33 And they that kept them, fled, and went their ways into the city, and told every thing; and what was befallen to the possessed of the devils. 34 And behold, the whole city came out to meet Jesus: and when they saw him, they besought him that he would depart out of their coasts. CHAP. IX. A ND he entered into a ship, and passed over, and came into his own city. 2 And behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus, seeing their faith, said unto the sick of the palsy, Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee. 3 And behold, certain of the scribes said within themselves, This man blasphemeth. 4 And, Jesus, knowing their, thoughts, said, Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts? 5 For whether is easier to say, Thy o forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and Walk!

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7 And he arose, and departed to his house. 8 But when the multitude saw it, they marvelled, and glorified God, which had given such power unto men. 9 || And as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him. 10 || And it came to pass, as Jesus sat at meat in the house, behold, many publicans and sinners came and sat down with him and his disciples. 11 And when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto his disciples, Why eateth your Master with publicans and sinners? 12 But when Jesus heard that, he said unto them, They that be whole need not a physician, but . that are sick. 13. But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance. 14 || Then came to him the disciples of John, saying, Why do we and the Pharisees fast oft, but thy disciples fast not? 15 And Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the bride-chamber mourn, as long as the bridegroom is with them? but

shall be taken from them, and then shall they fast. 16 No man putteth a piece of new cloth unto an old garment: for that which is put in to fill it up, taketh from the garment, and the rent is made worse. 17 Neither do men put new wine into old bottles: else the bottles break, and the wine runneth out, and the bottles erish: but they put new wine into new ottles, and both are preserved. iš While he spake these things unto them, behold, there came a certain ruler, and worshipped him, saying, My daughter is even now dead: but come and lay thy hand upon her, and she shall live. 19 And Jesus arose, and followed him, and so did his disciples. 20 T (And behold, a woman which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve ears, came behind him, and touched the em of his garment. 21 For she said within herself, If I may but touch his garment, I shall be whole. 22 But Jesus turned him about, and

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