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Christ feedeth the multilude. S. LUKE. The transfiguration of Christ 8 And of some, that Elias had ap- shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his peared ; and of others, that one of the life for my sake, the same shall save it. old prophets was risen again.
25 For what is a man advantaged, if 9 And Herod said, John have I be- he gain the whole world, and lose him. headed; but who is this of whom I hear self, or be cast away? such things? And he desired to see him. 26 For whosoever shall be ashamei
10 1 And the apostles, when they were of me, and of my words, of him shan returned, told him all that they had the Son of man be ashamed, when he done. And he took them, and went shall come in his own glory, and in his aside privately into a desert place, be-Father's, and of the holy angels. longing to the city called Bethsaida. | 27 But I tell you of a truth, there be
11 And the people, when they knew some standing here which shall not taste it, followed him: and he received them, of death till they see the kingdom of God. and spake unto them of the kingdom of 28 | And it came to pass, about an God, and healed them that had need of eight days after these sayings, he took healing.
Peter, and John, and James, and went 12 And when the day began to wear up into a mountain to pray. away, then came the iwelve, and said 29 And as he prayed, the fashion of unto him, Send the multitude away, his countenance was altered, and his that they may go into the towns and raiment was white and glistering. country round about, and lodge, and 30 And behold, there talked with him get victuals : for we are here in a desert two men, which were Moses and Elias: place.
| 31 Who appeared in glory, and spake 13 But he said unto them, Give ye of his decease which he should accomthem to eat. And they said, We have plish at Jerusalem. no more but five loaves and two fishes; 32 But Peter and they that were with except we should go and buy meat for him were heavy with sleep: and when all this people.
they were awake, they saw his glory, 14 (For they were about five thousand and the two men that stood with him. men.) And he said to his disciples, 33 And it came to pass, as they de. Make them sit down by lifties in a parted from him, Peter said unto Jesus, company.'
Master, it is good for us to be here: 15 And they did so, and made them and let us make three tabernacles; one all sit down.
for thee, and one for Moses, and one 16 Then he took the five loaves, and for Elias : not knowing what he said. the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, 34 While he thus spake, there came a he blessed them, and brake, and gave to ciond, and overshadowed them: and they the disciples to set before the multitude. feared as they entered into the cloud.
17 And they did eat, and were all fill. 35 And there came a voice out of the el: and there was taken upof fragments cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: that remained to them twelve baskets. hear him.
18 1 And it came to pass, as he was 36 And when the voice was past, Jesus alone praying, his disciples were with was found alone. And they kept it close, him; and he asked them, saying, Who and told no man in those days any of say the people that I am ?
those things which they had seen. 19 They answering, said, John the 37 [ And it came to pass, that on the Baptist; but some say, Elias; and others next day, when they were come down say, That one of the old prophets is from the hill, much people met him risen again.
| 38 And behold, a man of the company 20 He said unto them, But who say ye!cried out, saying, Master, I beseech thee that I am ? Peter answering, said, The look upon my son: for he is mine only Christ of God.
child. 21 And he straitly charged them, and 39 And lo, a spirit taketh him, and he commanded them to tell no man that suddenly crieth out; and it teareth him
that he foameth again, and bruising 22 Saying, The Son of man must him, hardly departeth from him. suffer many things, and be rejected of 40 And I besought thy disciples to the elders, and chief priests, and scribes, cast him out, and they could not and be slain, and be raised the third day. I 41 And Jesus answering, said, O faith.
23 | And he said to them all, If any less and perverse generation, how long man will come after me, let him deny shall I be with you, and suffer you? himself, and take up his cross daily, and Bring thy son hither. follow me.
| 42 And as he was yet A coming, the 24 For whosoever will save his life, devil threw him down, and tale him
Christ casteth out a devilo CHAP. X. Seventy disciples sent out. And Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, bury their dead : but go thou and preach and healed the child, and delivered him the kingdom of God. again to his father.
61 And another also said, Lord, I will 43 | And they were a!l amazed at the follow thee; but let me first go bid them mighty power of God. But while they farewell which are at home at my house. wondered every one at all things which 62 And Jesus said unto him, No man Jesus did, he said unto his disciples, having put his hand to the plough, and
44 Let these sayings sink down into looking back, is fit for the kingdom of your ears : for the Son of man shall be God. dekvered into the hands of men.
CHAP. X. 45 But they understood not this saying, Seventy disciples sent forth. and it was hid from them, that they AFTER these things, the Lord apperceived it not: and they feared to ask A pointed other seventy also, and bim of that saying.
sent them two and two before his face 46 Then there arose a reasoning among into every city, and place, whither he them, which of them should be greatest. Jhimself would come. 47 And Jesus perceiving the thought of 2 Therefore said he unto them, The their heart, took a child , and set him harvest truly is great, but the labourers by him,
Jare few : pray ye therefore the Lord of 48 And said unto them, Whosoever the harvest, that he would send forth shall receive this child in my name, re-labourers into his harvest. ceiveth me; and whosoever shall receive 3 Go your ways : behold, I send you me, receiveth him that sent me: for he forth as lambs among wolves. that is least among you all, the same 4 Carry neither purse, nor scrip, nor shall be great.
shoes : and salute no man by the way. 49 | And John answered and said, 5 And into whatsoever house ye en. Master, we saw one casting out devils ter, first say, Peace be to this house. in thy name ; and we forbade him, be. 6 And if the son of peace be there, cause he followeth not with us.
your peace shall rest upon it: if not, it 50 And Jesus said unto him, Forbid him shall turn to you again. not: for he that is not against us, is for us. 7 And in the same house remain, eat.
51 | And it came to pass, when the ing and drinking such things as they time was come that he should be re- give: for the labourer is worthy of his ceived up, he steadfastly set his face to hire. Go not from house to house. go to Jerusalem,
| 8 And into whatsoever city ye enter, 02 And sent messengers before his face: and they receive you, eat such things and they went and entered into a village as are set before you. of the Samaritans, to make ready for him.) 9 And heal the sick that are therein,
53 And they did not receive him, be and say unto them, The kingdom
10 But into whatsoever city ye enter 54 And when his disciples James and and they receive you not, go your ways John saw this, they said, Lord, wilt thou out into the streets of the same, and say, that we command fire to come down 11 Even the very dust of your city from heaven, and consume them, even which cleaveth on us, we do wipe off as Elias did ?
against you: notwithstanding, be ye 55 But he turned, and rebuked them, sure of this, that the kingdom of God is and said, Ye know not what manner (come nigh unto you. of spirit ye are of.
| 12 But I say unto you, That it shall 56 For the Son of man is not come to be more tolerable in that day for Sodom destroy men's lives, but to save them. than for that city. And they went to another village. 13 Wo unto thee, Chorazin! wo unto
57 [ And it carne to pass, that as they thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works went in the way, a certain man said had been done in Tyre and Sidon unto him, Lord, I will follow thee which have been done in you, they had whithersoever thou goest.
Ja great while ago repented, sitting in 59 And Jesus said unto him, Foxes (sackcloth and ashes. have holes, and birds of the air have 14 But it shall be more tolerable for Tyre nests ; but the Son of man hath not and Sidon at the judgment,than for yon. where to lay his head.
15 And thou, Capernaum, which art 59 And he said unto another, Follow exalted to heaven, shall be thrust down me. But he said, Lord, suffer me first to hell. to go and bury my father.
16 He that heareth you, heareth me 60 Jesus said unto him, Let the dead and he that despiseth you, despisch
The good Samaritan.
Christ teacheth to pray me; and he that despiseth me, despi- / wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and seth him that sent me.
set him on his own beast, and brought 17 11 And the seventy returned again him to an inn, and took care of him. with joy, saying, Lord, even the devils 35 And on the morrow, when he de. are subject unto us through thy name. parted, he took out two pence, and gave
13 And he said unto them. I beheld them to the host, and said unto him, Satan as lightning fall from heaven. Take care of him: and whatsoever
19 Behold, I give unto you power to thou spendest more, when I come again, tread on serpents and scorpions, and I will repay thee. over all the power of the enemy: and 36 Which now of these three, thinknothing shall by any means hurt you. est thou, was neighbour unco him that
20 Notwithstanding, in this rejoice not, fell among the thieves ! that the spirits are subject unto you; 37 And he said, He that shewed mer. but rather rejoice, because your names cy on him. Then said Jesus unto him, are written in heaven.
Go, and do thou likewise. 21 | In that hour Jesus rejoiced in 38 | Now it came to pass, as they spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, went, that he entered into a certain Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast village : and a certain woman, named hid these things from the wise and pru- Martha, received him into her house. dent, and hast revealed them unto babes : 39 And she had a sister called Mary, even so, Father ; for so it seemed good which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard in thy sight.
his word. 22 All things are delivered to me of my 40 But Martha was cumbered about Father: and no man knoweth who the much-serving, and came to him, and Son is, but the Father; and who the said, Lord, dost thou not care that my Father is, but the Son, and he to whom sister hath left me to serve alone? bid the Son will reveal him.
her therefore that she help me. 23 [ And he turned him unto his dis- 41 And Jesus answered, and said unciples, and said privately,Blessed are the to her, Martha, Martha, thou art care eyes which see the things that ye see. ful, and troubled about many things:
24 For I tell you, That many prophets 42 But one thing is needful; and Mary and kings have desired to see those hath chosen that good part, which shall things which ye sec, and have not seen not be taken away from her. them; and to hear those things which
CHAP. XI. ye hear, and have not heard them.
Christ teacheth to pray. 25 || And behold, a certain lawyer stood AND it came to pass, that as he was up, and tempted him, saying, Master, A praying in a certain place, when what shall I do to inherit eternal life? he ceased, one of his disciples said unto
26 He said unto him, What is written him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John in the law ? how readest thou?
also taught his disciples. 27 And he answering said, Thou shalt 2 And he said unto them, When ye love the Lord thy God with all thy pray, say, Our Father which art in heavheart, and with all thy soul, and with en, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingall thy strength, and with all thy mind; dom come. Thy will be done, as in and thy neighbour as thyself.
heaven, so in earth. 23 And he said unto hiin, Thou hast an-| 3 Give us day by day our daily bread. swered right : this do, and thou shalt i.re. 4 And forgive us our sins; for we also
29 But he willing to justify himself, said forgive every one that is indebted to us. unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour? And lead us not into temptation ; but
30 And Jesus answering, said, A certain deliver us from evil. man went down from Jerusalem to Jer- 5 And he said unto them, Which of icho, and fell among thieves, which strip- you shall have a friend, and shall go unped him of his raiment, and wounded to him at midnight, and say unto him, him,and departed, leaving him halfdead. Friend, lend me three loaves:
31 And by chance there came down a 6 For a friend of mine in his journey certain priest that way; and when he is come to me, and I have nothing to saw him, he passed by on the other side. set before him?
32 And likewise a Levite, when he 7 And he from within shall answer was at the place, came and looked on and say, Trouble me not : the door is him, and passed by on the other side. now shut, and my children are with me
33 But a certain Samaritan, as he jour-lin bed ; I cannot rise and give thee. neyed, came where he was : and when 8 I say unto you, Though he will not ne saw him, he had compassion on him, rise and give him, because he is his 34 And went to him, and bound up his friend, yet because of his unportunity he
dumo spirit cast oul.
CHAP. XI. The Pharisees reproved will rise and give him as many as he (these things, a certain woman of the needeth.
company lifted up her voice, and said 9 And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall unto him, Blessed is the womb that bare be given you; seek, and ye shall find ; thee, and the paps which thou hast knock, and it shall be opened unto you.sucked.
10 For every one that asketh, receiv. 28 But he said, Yea, rather blessed are eth ; and he that seeketh, findeth; and they that hear the word of God, and to him that knocketh, it shall be opened. I keep it.
11 If a son shall ask bread of any of 29 And when the people were gath. you that is a father, will he give him a ered thick together, he began to say, stone ? or if he ask a fish, will he for a This is an evil generation : they seek a fish give him a serpent?
sign; and there shall no sign be given it, 12 Or if he shall ask an egg, will he of. but the sign of Jonas the prophet. fer him a scorpion ?
30 For as Jonas was a sign unto the 13 If ye then, being evil, know how to Ninevites, so shall also the Son of man give good gifts unto your chiidren: how be to this generation. much more shall your heavenly Father| 31 The queen of the south shall rise up give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him in the judgment with the men of this
14 | And he was casting out a devil, generation, and condemn them : for she and it was dumb. And it came to pass came from the utmost parts of the earth, when the devil was grne out, the dumb to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and spake; and the people wondered. behold, a greater than Solomon is here.
15 But some of them said, He casteth 32 The men of Nineveh shall rise up out devils through Beelzebub, the chief in the judgment with this generation, of the devils.
and shall condemn it: for they repent16 And others tempting him, sought ed at the preaching of Jonas; and be. of him a sign from heaven.
hold, a greater than jonas is here. 17 But he, knowing their thoughts, said 33 Noman when he hath lighted a can. unto them, Every kingdom divided idle, putteth it in a secret place, neither against itself, is brought to desolation ; under a bushel, but on a candlestick, that and a house divided against a house, they which come in may see the light. falleth.
34 The light of the body is the eye: 19 If Satan also be divided against therefore when thine eye is single, thy himself, how shall his kingdom stand! whole body also is full of light; but because ye say that I cast out devils when thine eye is evil, thy wody also is through Beelzebub.
full of darkness. 19 And it I by Beelzebub cast out 35 Take heed therefore, that the light devils, by whom do your sons cast them which is in thee be not darkness. out? therefore shall they be yourjudges. 36 If thy whole body therefore be full
20 But it I with the finger of God cast of light, having no part dark, the whole out devils, no doubt the kingdom of shall be full of light; as when the bright God is come upon you.
shining of a candle doth give thee light. 21 When a strong inan armed keepeth 37 And as he spake, & certain Phar. this palace, his goods are in peace: isee besought him to dine with him :
22 But when a stronger than he shall and he went in and sat down to meat. come upon him, and overcome him, he 38 And when the Pharisee saw it, he taketh from him all his armour wherein marvelled that he had not first washed he trusted, and divideth his spoils before dinner.
23 He that is not with me is against 39 And the Lord said unto him. Now do me: ap: he that gathereth not with ye Pharisees make clean the outside of ne scattereth.
the cup and the platter ; but your inward 24 When the unclean spirit is gone ont part is full of ravening and wickedness. of a man, be walketh through dry places, 40 Ye foo!s, did not he that made that seeking rest: and finding none, he saith, which is without, make that which is I will return unto my house whence I within also ? came out.
| 41 But rather give alms of such things 25 And when he conneth, he findeth it as ye have; and behold, all things are swept and garnished.
clean unto you. 26 Then goeth he, and taketh to him 42 But wo unto you, Pharisees! for ye geven other spirits more wicked than tithe mint, and rue, and all manner of himself; and they enter in, and dwell herbs, and pass over judgment and the there : and the last state of that man is love of God: these ought ye to have worse than the first.
done, and not to leave the other undone. 27 ! And it came to pass, as he spakel 43 Wo unto you, Pharisees ! .for ye
of avoiding hypocrisy.
S. LUKE. Norldly care forbidden. love the uppermost seats in the syna- killed, liath power to cast into hell yea, gogues, and greetings in the markets. I say unto you, Fear him.
44 Wo unto you, scribes and Pharisees, 6 Are not five sparrows sold for two hypocrites! for ye are as graves which farthings, and not one of them is forgotten appear not, and the men that walk over before God? them are not aware of them.
I 7 But even the very hairs of your head 45 1 Then answered one of the law- are all numbered. Fear not therefore: yers, and said unto him, Master, thus ye are of more value than many saying, thou reproachest us also.
sparrows. 46 And he said, Wo unto you also, ye 8 Also I say unto you, Whosoever shall lawyers ! for ye lade men with burdens confess me before men, him shall the Son grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves of man also confess before the angels of touch not the burdens with one of your God. fingers.
19 But he that denieth me before men, 47 Wo unto you! for ye build the sepul- shall be denied before the angels of God. chres of the prophets, and your fathers 10 And whosoever shall speak a word killed them.
against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven 48 Truly ye bear witness, that ye allow him: but unto him that blasphemeth the deeds of your fathers : for they indeed against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be killed them, and ye build their sepulchres. forgiven.
49 Therefore also said the wisdom of It And when they b bring you unto the God, I will send them prophets and apos- synagogues, and unto magistrates, and tles, and some of them they shall slay and powers, take ye no thought how or what persecute:
thing ye shall answer or what ye shall say: 50 That the blood of all the prophets, i 12 For the Holy Gfrost shall teach you. which was shed from the foundation of the in the same hour what ye ought to say. ' world, may be required of this generation ; 13 1 And one of the company said unto
51 From the blood of Abel unto the blood him, Master, speak to my brother, that of Zacharias, which perished between the he divide the inheritance with me." altar and the temple: verily, I say unto 14 And he said unto him, Man, who you, It shall be required of this generation. made me a judge, or a divider over you?
52 Wo unto you, lawyers! for ye have 15 And he said unto them, Take heed, taken away the key of knowledge: ye and beware of covetousness: for a man's entered not in yourselves, and them that life consisteth not in the abundance of were entering in ye hindered
the things which he possesseth. 53 And as he said these things unto 16 And he spake a parable unto theni, them, the scribes and the Pharisees began saying, The ground of a certain rich man to urge him vehemently, and to provoke brought forth plentifully: him to speak of many things;
17 And he thought within himself, say. 54 Laying wait for him, and seeking to ing, What shall I do, because I have no catch something out of his mouth, that room where to bestow my fruits? they might accuse him.
18 And he said, This will I do: I will CHAP. XII.
pull down my barns, and build greater; Of avoiding hypocrisy. and there will I bestow all my fruits and TN the mean time, when there were my goods. I gathered ingether an innumerable 19 Ånd I will say to my soul, Soul, thou multitude of people, insomuch that they hast much goods laid up for many years, trode one upon another, he began to say take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry unto his disciples first of all, Beware ye 20 But God said unto him, Thou fool, of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is this night thy soul shall be required of hypocrisy.
thee : then whose shall those things be 2 For there is nothing covered, that which thou hast provided ? shall not be revealed; neither hic, that| 21 So is he that layeth up trensure for shall not be known.
himself, and is not rich toward God. 3 Therefore, whatsoever ye have spoken 22 1 And he said unto his disciples in darkness, shall be heard in the light; Therefore I say unto you, Take no and that which ye have spoken in the thought for your life, what ye shall eat; ear in closets, shall be proclaimed upon neither for the body, what ye shall put on the house-tops.
23 The life is more than meat, and the 4 And I say unto you, my friends, Be body is more than raiment. not afraid of them that kill the body, and 24 Consider the ravens: for they neither after that, have no more that they sow nor reap: which neither have store can do.
house, nor barn; and God feedeth them 5 But I will forewarn you whom ye How inuch more are ye better than the shall fear: Fear him, which after he hath fowls?
has the things he spake a ma certain ri were entering in mid these things uman saying, The Frientifully:
16 And he sake possesseth.
them, the scribes and the plan things unto