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Judas betrayeth Christ. CHAP XIV.

Peler denieth am shepherd, and the sheep shall be scato drew a sword, and smote a servant of tered.

the high priest, and cut off his ear. 28 But after that I am risen, I will go 48 And Jesus answered and said unto before you into Galilee.

them, Are ye come out as against & 29 But Peter said unto him, Although thief, with swords and with staves to all shall be offended, yet will not I. take me?

30 And Jesus saith unto him, Verily, l 49 I was daily with you in the temple I say unto thee, That this day, even in tenching, and ye took me not : but the this night, before the cock crow twice, scriptures must be fulfilled thou shalt deny me thrice.

| 50 And they all forsook him and fied. 31 But he spake the more vehemently, iri 51 And there followed hini a certain should die with thee, I will not deny thee young man, having a linen cloth cast in any wise. Likewise also said they all. about his naked body; and the young

32 And they came to a place which was men laid hold on him. Darnesi Gethsemane: and he saith to his 52 And he left the linen cloth, and fled disciples, Sit ye here, while I shall pray. from them naked.

33 And he taketh with him Peter, and 53 | And they led Jesus a way to the James, and John, and began to be high priest: und with him were assem. sore amazed, and to he very heavy; bled all the chief priests, and the eldere

34 And saith unto nem, My soul is and the scribes. exceeding sorrowful unto death : tarry 54 And Peter followed him afar off, ye here, and watch.

even into the palace of the high priest: '35 And he went forward a little, and and he sat with the servants, and fell on the ground, and prayed that, if warmed himself at the fire. it were possible, the hour might pass 55 And the chief priests, and all the from him.

council, sought for witness against Jesus 36 And he said, Abba, Father, all things to put him to death, and found none : cre possible unto thee; take away this 56 For many bare false witness against cup from me: nevertheless, not what I him, but their witness agreed not to will, but what thou wilt.

gether. 37 And he cometh, and findeth them 57 And there arose certain, and bare sleeping, and saith unto Peter, Simon, false witness against him, saying, sleepest thou ? couldest not thou watch! 58 We heard him say, will destroy one hour?

this temple that is made with hands 39 Watch ye and pray, lest ye enter and within three days I will build an into temptation. The spirit truly is other made without hands. ready, but the flesh is weak.

59 But neither so did their wit 39 And again he went away, and agree together. prayed, and spake the same words. 60 And the high priest stood up in the 40 And when he returned, he found them midst, and asked Jesus, saying, An. asleep again,(for their eyes were heavy;) swerest thou nothing? what is it which neither wist they what to answer him. these witness against thee?

41 And he cometh the third yime, and 61 But he held his peace, and answered saith unto them, Sleep on now, and nothing. Again the high priest asked take your rest : it is enough, the hour ishim, and said unto hirn, Art thou the come ; behold, the Son of man is be-Christ, the Son of the Blessed ? traved into the hands of sinners.

62 And Jesus said, lam: and ye shall 42 Rise up, let us go; lo, he that be- see the Son of man sitting on the right trayeth me is at hand.

hand of power, and coming in the · 43 And inmediately while he yet clouds of heaven. apake, cometh Judas, one of the twelve,l 63 Then the high priest rent his and with him a great multitude with clothes, and saith, What need we any swords and staves, from the chief further witnesses ? priests, and the scribes, and the elders. 64 Ye have heard the blasphemy :

44 And he that betrayed him, had what think ye? And they all condemned Fiven them a token, saying, Whomso- him to be guilty of death. ever I shall kiss, that same is he; take C5 And some began to spit on him, and him, and lead him away safely. to cover his face, and to buffet him, and

45 And as soon as he was come, he to say unto him, Prcphesy : and the coeth straightway to him, and saith, servants did strike him with the palme Master, Master; and kissed him.

of their hands. 46 | And they laid their hands on him, 66 1 And as Peter was beneath in tho tud took him.

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His crucifirion 67 And when she saw Peter warning| 13 And they cried out again, Crucify himself, she looked upon him, and suid, him. And thou also wasi with Jesus of Na. 14 Then Pilate said unto them, Why, zareth.

what evil hath he done? And they cried 68 But he denied, saying, I know not, out the more exceedingly, Crucify him. Neither understand I what thou savest. 15 TAnd so Pilate, willing to content And he went out into the porch; and the people, released Barabbas unto the cock crew.

them, and delivered Jesus, when he had 69 And a maid saw him again, and scourged him, to be crucified. began to say to them that stood by, 16 And the soldiers led him away into This is one of them.

the hall, called Pretoriuin; and they 70 And he denied it again. And a lit-! call together the whole band; te after, they that stood by said again 17 And they clothed him with purple, to Peter, Surely thou art one of them: and platted a crown of thorns, and put for thou art a Galilean, and thy speech it about his head, agreeth thereto.

| 18 And began to salute him, Hail, King 71 But he began to curse and to swear, of the Jews! saying, I know not this man of whom 19 And they smote him on the head ye speak.

with a reed, and did spit upon him, and | 72 And the second time the cock crew. bowing their knees, worshipped him. And Peter called to mind the word that 20 And when they had mocked him, Jesus said unto him, Before the cock they took off the purple from him, and crow twice, thou shalt deny me thrice. put his own clothes on him, and led And when he thought thereon, he wept. lnim out to crucify him. CHAP. XV.

21 And they compel one Simon a Christ brought before Pilate. Cyrenian, who passed by, coming out AND straightway in the morning the of the country, the father of Alexander

1 chiet priests held a consultation and Rufus, to bear his cross. with the elders and scribes, and the 22 And they bring him unto the place whole council, and bound Jesus, and Golgotha, which is, being interpreted carried him away, and delivered him to The place of a skuil. Pilate.

| 23 And they gave him to drink, wine 2 And Pilate asked him, Art thou the mingled with myrrh: but he received King of the Jews? And he answering, it not. .said unto hin, Thou sayest it.

24 And when they had crucified him, 3 And the chief priests accused him of they parted his garments, casting lots many things: but he answered nothing. upon them, what every man should

4 And Pilate asked him again, saying, take. Answerest thou nothing? beliold how 25 And it was the third hour, and they many things they witness against thee. crucified him.

5 But Jesus yet answered uothing: so 26 And the superscription of his accu that Pilate marvelled..

sation was written over, TIE KING 6 Now at that feast he released unto OF THE JEWS. them one prisoner, whomsoever they 27 And with him they crucify two desired.

Thieves, the one on his right hand, and 7 And there was one named Barabbas, the other on his left. which lay bound with them that had 28 And the scripture was fulfilled, made insurrection with hiin, who had which saith, And he was numbered committed murder in the insurrection. With the transgressors.

8 And the multitude crying aloud, be- 29 And they that passed by, railed on gin to desire hiin to do as he had ever him, wagging their heads, and saying, done unto them.

Ah, thou that destroyest the temple, and 9 But Pilate answered them, saying, buildest it in three days, Will ye that I release unto you the Ring 30 Save thyself, and come down from of the Jews?

the cross. 10 (For he knew that the chief priests 31 Likewise also the chief priests hud delivered him for envy.)

inocking, said among themselves with II But the chief priests moved the the scribes, He saved others; himselt people that he should rather release he cannot save. Barabbas unto them.

| 3:2 Let Christ the King of Israel descend 12 And Pilate answered, and said again now fron, the cross, that we may see and anto them, What will ye then that I believe. And they that were crucified shall do unto him whom ye call the with him, reviled him, King of the Jews ?

33 And when the sixth hour was come,

Christ's death, burial, * CHAP. XVI.

and ascension there was darkness over the whole land, Who shall roll us away the stone from until the ninth hour.

the door of the sepulchre ? 34 And at the ninth hour Jesus cried 4 (And when they looked, they saw with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi, that the stone was rolled away,) for it lama sabachthani? which is, being in was very great. terpreted, My God, my God, why hast 5 And entering into the sepulchre, they thou forsaken me?

saw a young man sitting on the righs 35 And some of them that stood by, side, clothed in a long white garment when they heard it, said, Behold, he and they were affrighted. calleth Elias.

| 6 And he saith unto them, Be not 36 And one ran and filed a sponge affrighted: ye seek Jesus of Nazareth, full of vinegar, and put it on a reed, which was crucified : lie is risen ; he is and gave him to drink, saying, Let not here: behold the place where they alone; let us see whether Elias will laid him. come to take him down.

1 7 But go your way, tell his disciples 37 And Jesus cried with a loud voice, and Peter, that he goeth before you into and gave up the ghost.

Galilee : there shall ye see him, as he 38 And the vail of the temple was rent said unto you. in twain, from the top to the bottom. 8 And they went out quickly, and fed

39 [ And when the centurion which from the sepulchre ; for they trembled, stood over against him, saw that he so and were amazed : neither said they any cried out, and gave up the ghost, he thing to any man; for they were afraid. said, Truly this man was the Son of God. 91T Now, when Jesus was risen ear

40 There were also women looking on ly, the first day of the week, he appear. afar off, among whom was Mary Mag-ed first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom dalene, and Mary the mother of James he had cast seven devils. the less, and of Joses, and Salome; 10 And she went and told them that 41 Who also, when he was in Galilee, had been with him, as they mourned followed him, and ministered unto him ; and wept. and many other women which came up 11 And they, when they had heard with him unto Jerusalem.

that ne was alive, and had been seen of 42 11 And now, when the even was her, believed not. come, (because it was the preparation, 12 After that, he appeared in another that is, the day before the sabbath,) form unto two of them, as they walked, 43 Joseph of Arimathea, an honour and went into the country. able counsellor, which also waited for 13 And they went and told it unto the the kingdom of God, came, and went residue : neither believed they them. in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the 14 1 Afterward he appeared unto the body of Jesus.

Jeleven, as they sat at meat, and up. 44 And Pilote marvelled if he were al. braided them with their unbelief, and ready dead: and calling unto him the hardness of heart, because they believed centurion, he asked him whether he had not them which had seen him after he been any while dead.

was risen. 45 And when he knew it of the centu- 15 And he said unto them, Go ye into rion, he gave the body to Joseph. all the world, and preach the gospel to 46 And he bought fine linen, and took every creature. him down, and wrapped him in the 16 He that believeth and is baptiz. linen, and laid him in a sepulchre which shall be saved ; but he that believeth was hewn ont of a rock, and rolled a not, shall be damned. stone unto the door of the sepulchre. | 17 And these signs shall follow thern 47 And Mary Magdalene and Mary that believe : In my name shall they the inother of Joses beheld where he was cast out devils; they shall speak with laid.

new tongues ; CHAP. XVI.

18 They shall take up serpents; and Christ's resurrection.

if they drink any deadly thing, it shall AND when the sabbath was nast, Ma- not hurt them; they shall lay hands on

ry Magdalene, and Mary the moth-the sick, and they shall recover. IT of James, and Salome, had bought 19 | Só then, after the Lord had spoken sweet spices, that they might come and unto them, he was received up into heav anoint hin.

en, and sat on the right hand of God. 2 And very early in the morning, the 20 And they went forth, and preached Arst day of the week, they came unto every where, the Lord working with the sepulchre at the rising or the sun : them, and confirming the word with 3 And they said among themselves, signs following. Amen.


a The Gospel according to Saint LUKE. CHAP. I.

fan old man, and my wife well stricken Conception of St. John and Christ. lin years. NORASMUCH as many have taken 19 And the angel answering, said unto I in hand to set forth in order a decla- him, I am Gabriel, that stand in the ration of those things which are most presence of God; and am sent to speak surely believe among us,

unto thee, and to shew thee these glad 2 Even as they delivered them into us, tidings. which from the beginning were eye-wit. 20 And behold, thou shalt be dumb, nesses, and minisiers of the word; and not able o speak, until the day

3 It seemed good to me also, having that these things shall be performed, had perfect understanding of all things because thou believest not my words from the very first, to write unto thee in which shall be fulfilled in their season order, most excellent Theophilus, 21 And the people waited for Zacha.

4 That thou mightest know the cer. rias, and marvelled that he carried so tainty of those things wherein thou hast long in the temple. heen instructed.

| 22 And when he came out, he could WHERE was in the days of Herod not speak unto them: and they perceiv.

the king of Judea, a certained that he had seen a vision in the tem. priest named Zacharias, of the course ple; for he beckoned unto them, and of Abia : and his wife was of the daugh remained speechless. ters of Aaron, and her name was Elisa- | 23 And it came to pass, that as soon as beth.

the days of his ministration were accom. 6 And they were both righteous before plished, he departed to his own house. God, walking in all the commandments 24 And after those days his wife Elisa and ordinances of the Lord blameless. beth conceived, and hid herself fivo

7 And they had no child, because that months, saying, Elisabeth was barren; and they both 25 Thus hath the Lord dealt with mo were now well stricken in years. in the days wherein he looked on me,

S And it cane to pass, that, while he to take away my reproach among men. executed the priest's office before God 26 And in the sixth month the angel in the order of his course,

Gabriel was sent from God unto a city 9 According to the custom of the of Galilee, named Nazareth, priest's oflice, his lot was to burn in. 27 To a virgin espoused to a man cense when he went into the temple of whose name was Joseph, of the house the Lord.

fof David; and the virgin's name was 10 And the whole multitude of the peo- Mary. ple were praying without, at the time 23 And the angel came in unto her, of incense.

and suid, Hail, thou that art highly fa. 11 And there appeared unto him anvoured, the Lord is with thee : blessed angel of the Lord, standing on the right art thou among women. side of the altar of incense.

| 29 And when she saw him, she was 12 And when Zacharias saw him, he troubled at his saying, and cast in her was troubled, and lear fell upon him. mind what manner of salutation this

13 But the angel said unto him, Fear should be. not, Zacharias : for thy prayer is heard ;1 30 And the angel said unto her, Fear and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a not, Mary : for thou hast found favour Non, and thou shalt call his name John. I with God.

14 And thou shalt have joy and glad. 31 And behold, thou shalt conceive in Dess, and many shall rejoice at his birth. thy womb, and bring forth a son, and

15 For he shall be great in the sight of shalt call his name JESUS. The Lord, and shall drink neither wine 32 He shall be great, and shall be call. nor strong drink ; and he shall be filled ed the Son of the Highest; and the with the Holy Ghost, even from his Lord God shall give unto him the throno mother's womb.

of his father David. 16 And many of the children of Israel 33 And he shall reign over the houso shall he turn to the Lord their God. ut Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom

17 And he shall go before him in the there shall be no end. spirit and power of Elias, to turn the 34 Then said Mary unto the angel hearts of the fathers to the children, and How shall this be, seeing I know not a the disobedient to the wisdom of the man? just; to make ready a people prepared 35 And the angel answered and said for the Lord.

uuto her, The Holy Ghost shal como 18 And Zacharias said unto the angel, upon thee, and the power of the High Whereby shall I know this? for I am est shall overshadow thee: therefore

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Mary's thanksgiving.

CHAP. I. , Zacharias' prophecy also that holy thing which shall be born heard how the Lord had shewed greal of thee, shall be called the Son of God. mercy upon her; and they rejoiced with

36 And behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, her. she hath also conceived a son in her old 59 And it came to pass, that on the age ; and this is the sixth month with eighth day they came to circumcise the her who was called barren : - child; and they called him Zacharias,

37 For with God nothing shall be im- after the name of his father. possible.

60 And his mother answered and said, 38 And Mary said, Behold the hand. Not so ; but he shall be called John. maid of the Lord, be it unto me accord. 61 And they said unto her, There is ing 10 thy word. And the angel depart-I none of thy kindred that is called by ed from her.

this name. 39 And Mary arose in those days, and 62 And they made signs to his father, went into the hill-country with haste, how he would have him called. nto a city of Juda,

63 And he asked for a writing-table, 40 And entered into the house of Zach- and wrote, saying, His name is John. srias, and saluted Elisabeth.

And they marvelled all. 41 And it came to pass, that when Elis. 64 And his mouth was opened imme. abeth heard the salutation of Mary, the diately, and his tongue loosed, and he babe leaped in her womb : and Elis-Ispake, and praised God. abeth was filled with the Holy Ghost. | 65 And fear came on all that dwelt

42 And she spake out with a loud voice round about them: and all these sayings and said, Blessed art thouamong women, I were noised abroad throughout all tho and blessed is the fruit of thy womb. hill-country of Judea.

43 And whence is this to me, that the 66 And all they that heard them, laid mother of my Lord should come to me? them up in their hearts, saying, What

44 For lo, as soon as the voice of thy manner of child shall this be! And the Balutation sounded in mine ears, the hand of the Lord was with him. babe leaped in my womb for joy. 67 And his father Zacharias was filled

45 And blessed is she that believed: for with the Holy Ghost, and prophesied, there shall be a performance of those saying, things which were told her from the 68 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for Lord.

he hath visited and redeemed his people, 46 and Mary said, My soul doth mag. 69 And hath raised up a horn of sal nify the Lord,

Ivation for us, in the house of his ser47 And my spirit hath rejoiced in God vant David : my Saviour.

| 70 As he spake by the mouth of his 43 For he hath regarded the low estate holy prophets, which have been since of his handmaiden: for behold, from the world began : henceforth all generations shall call ine 71 That we should be saved from our blessed.

Tenemies, and from the hand of all that 49 For he that is mighty hath done tol hate us; me great things; and holy is his name. 72 To perform the mercy promised to

50 And his mercy is on them that fear our fathers, and to remember his holy him, from generation to generation. covenant ; .

51 He hath shewed strength with his 73 The oath which he sware to our arm ; he hath scattered the proud in father Abraham, the imagination of their hearts.

74 That he would grant unto us, that 52 He hath put down the mighty from we, being delivered out of the hand of their seats, and exalted them of low cur enemies, might serve him without degree.

53 He hath filled the hungry with good 75 In holiness and righteousness be things, and the rich he hath sent empty fore him, all the days of our life. away.

76 And thou, child, shalt be called the 54 He hath holpen his servant Israel, Prophet of the Highest, for thou shalt in remernbrance of his mercy;

go before the face of the Lord to pre. 55 As he spake to our fathers, to Abra-pare his ways; ham, and to his seed, for ever.

1 77 To give knowledge of salvation un56 And Mary abode with her about three to his people, by the remission of their months, and returned to her own house. sins,

57 Now Elisabeth's full time came 78 Through the tender mercy of our that she should be delivered ; and she God; whereby the day-spring from on brought forth a son.

high hath visited us, 68 And her neighbours and her cousins. 79 To give light to them that sit in

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