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ple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day. 38 And she, coming in that instant gave thanks likewise unto the Lord, and spake of him to all them that looked for redemption in Jerusalem. 39 And when they had performedall things, according to the law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, to their own city Nazareth. 40 And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon him. 41 || Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the passover. * 42 And when he was twelve years old, they went up to JeruSalem, after the custom of the feast. 43 And when they had fulfilled the days, as they returned, the child Jesus tarried behind in Jerusalem ; and Joseph and his mother knew not of it. 44 But they, supposing him to have been in the company, went a day’s journey ; and they sought him among their kinsfolk and acquaintance. " -45 And when they found him not, they turned back again to Jerusalem, seeking him. 46 And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doćtors, both hearing them, and asking them questions. 47 And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers. - *. --48 And when they saw him, they were amazed: and his mother said unto him, Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? behold, thy father and I have sought

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49 And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me 3 wist ye not that I must be about my Father's business : 50 And they understood not the saying which he spake unto them. 51 || And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subjećt unto them : but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart. * 52 And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man. CHAP. III. John's preaching and baptism. OW in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Cesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of Iturea and of the region of Trachonitis, and Lysanias the tetrarch of Abilene, 2 Annas and Caiaphas being the high priests, the word of God came unto John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness." 3 And he came into all the country about Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins; - " 4. As it is written in the book of the words of Esaias the prophet, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight. . . . - 5 Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low ; and the crooked shall be made straight, and the röugh ways shall be made smooth; 6 And all flesh shall see the Salvation of God. ' ' ' ' ' ' 7. Then said he to the multitude that came forth to be bap

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|tized of him, O generation of viz. John's testimony of Christ. Chap. iii. The genealogy of Christ. pers! who hath warned you tolwill burn with fire unquenchable.

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8 Bring forth, therefore, fruits his exhortation, preached he unto worthy of repentance, and begin the people.

not to say within yourselves, We

19 But Herod the tetrarch, be

have Abraham to our father: foring reproved by him, for HerodiI say unto you, That God is able as his brother Philip's wife, and of these stones to raise up chil-for all the evils which Herod had

dren unto Abraham. 9 And now also, the axe is laid

done, 20 Added yet this above all,

unto the root of the trees: every|that he shut up John in prison.

tree, therefore, which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

21 Now, when all the people were baptized, it came to pass, that Jesus also being baptized,

10 And the people asked him, and praying, the heaven was

saying, What shall we do then : 11 He answereth, and saith unto them, He that hath two coats,

opened, 22 And the Holy Ghost, descended in a bodily shape, like a

lethum impart to him that hath dove upon him; and a voice came none; and he that hath meat, let from heaven, which said, Thou

him do likewise.

art my beloved Son; in thee I

12 Then came also, publicanslam well pleased.

to be baptized, and said unto him, Master, what shall we do? 13 And he said unto them, Exaćt no more than that which is appointed you. 14 And the soldiers likewise, demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do And he said

man, neither accuse any falsely; and be content with your wages. 15 is And as the people were in expectation, and all men mused in their hearts of John, whether he were the Christ, or not; 16 John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to

23"| And Jesushimself began to be about thirty years of age, being, o was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was the son of Heli, 24. Which was the Son of Matthat, which was the son of Leyi, which was the son of Melchi, which was the son of Janna, which was the son of Joseph, 25 Which was the son of Mattathias, which was the son of Amos, which was the son of Naum, which was the son of Esli, which was the son of Nagge, 26 Which was theson of Maath, which was the son of Mattathias, which was the sonof Semei, which was the son of Joseph, which was the son of Juda, 27 Which was the son of Joan

unloose: he shall baptize youna, which was the son of Rhesa, Genealogy of Christ.

* the Holy Ghost and with Ilse : . . . . . . . * * 17. Whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly purge, his floor, and will gather the wheat into his garner; but the chaff he

which was the son of Zorobabel, which was the son of Salathie!, ‘which was the son of Neri,

28 Which was the son of Melchi, which was the son of Addi, which was the son of Cosam,

which was the son of Elmodam, which was the son of Er, 29 Which was the son of Jose, which was the son of Eliezer, which was the son of Jorim, which was the son of Matthat, which was the son of Levi, 30 Which was the son of Simeon, which was the son of Juda, which was the son of Joseph, which was the son of Jonan, which was the son of Eliakim, 31 Which was the son of Melea, which was the son of Menan, which was the son of Mattatha, which was the son of Nathan, which was the son of David, 32 Which was the son of Jesse, which was the son of Obed, which was the son of Booz, which was the son of Salmon, which was the son of Naasson, 33 Which was the son of Aminadab, which was the son of Aram, which was the son of Esrom, which was the son of Phares, which was the son of Juda, 34. Which was the son of Jacob, which was the son of Isaac, which was the son of Abraham, which was the son of Thara, which was the son of Nachor, 35 Which was the son of Saruch, which was the son of Ragau, which was the son of Phalee, which was theson of Heber, which was the son of Sala, 36 Which was the son of Cainan, which was the son of Arphaxad, which was the son of Sem, which was the son of Noe, which was the son of Lamech, 37 Which was the son of Mathusala, which was the son of Enoch, which was the son of Jared, which was the son of Malelee!, which was the son of Cainan, 38 Which was the son of Enos,

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was the son of Adam, which was the son of God. CHAP. IV. Christ's temptation and victory. ND Jesus, being full of the Holy Ghost, returned from Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, 2 Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat nothing: and, when they were ended, he afterwards hungered. 3 And the devil said unto him, If thou be the Son of God, com-. mand this, stone that it be made bread. 4 And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God. 5 And the devil, taking him up into an high mountain, shewed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time. 6 And the devil said unto him, All this power will I give thee, and the glory of them : for that is delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will, I give it. 7 If thou, therefore, wilt worship me, all shall be thine. 8 And Jesus answered, and said unto him, Get thee behind me, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve. 9 And he brought him to Jerusalem, and set him on a pinnacle of the temple, and said unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast. thyself down from hence: 10 For it is written, He shall. give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee; 11 And in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.

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unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God. 13 And when the devil had ended all the temptation, he departed from him for a season. 14 || And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee: and there went out a fame of him through all the region round about. 15 And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified of all. 16"| And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up : and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabloy, and stood up for to Teasl. 17 And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Esaias: And when he had opened the book, he found the place where it was written, 18 The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hathanoint€d me to preach the gospel to the pCor; he hath sent me to healthe broken-hearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to : at liberty them that are bruisČ(l; 19 To preach the acceptable year of the Lord. 20 And he closed the book, and he gave it again to the minister, and sat down. And the eyes of all them that were in the synagogue were fastened on him. 21 And he began to say unto them, This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears. 22 And all bare him witness, and wondered at the gracious Words which proceeded out of smouth, And they said, Is not this Joseph's son?

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verb, Physician, heal thyself: whatsoever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in thy country. 24 And he said, Verily I say unto you, No prophet is accepted in his own country. 25 But I tell you of a truth, many widows were in Israelin the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when great famine was, throughout all the land; 26 But unto none of them was Elias sent, save unto Sarepta, a city of Sidon, unto a woman that was a widow. 27 And many lepers were in Israel in the time of Eliseus the prophet; and none of them was cleansed, saving Naaman the Sy*1811. 28 And all they in the synagogue, when they heard these things, were filled with wrath, 29 And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they might cast him down headlong. 30 But he, passing through the midst of them, went his way, 31 And came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and taught them on the sabbath-days. 32 And they were astonished at his doctrine : for his word was with power. 33 || And in the synagoguethere was a man which had a spirit of an unclean devil, and cried out with a loud voice, 34 Saying, Let us alone; what have we to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art; the holy One of God.

33 And he said unto them, Ye will Surely gay unto me this pro.

35 And Jesus rebuked hio, Saying, Hold thy peace, and corne

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out of him. And when the devil had thrown him in the midst, he came out of him, and hurt him InOt. 36 And they were all amazed, and spakeamong themselves, saying, What a word is this! for with authority and power, he commandeth the unclean spirits, and they come out. 37 And the fame of him went out into every place of the country round about. 38 || And he arose out of the synagogue, and entered into Simon's house. And Simon’s wife’s mother was taken with a great floor ; and they besought him for er. 39 And he stood over her, and rebuked the fever; and it left her: and immediately she arose, and ministered unto them. 40 T. Now, when the sun was Sctting, all they that had any sick with divers diseases, brought them unto him; and he laid his hands on every one of them, and healed them. 41 And devils also came out of many, crying out, and saying, Thou art Christ, the Son of God. And he, rebuking them, suffered them not to speak: for they knew that he was Christ. 42 || And when it was day, he departed, and went into a desert place; and the people sought him, and came unto him, and stayed him, that he should not depart from them. 43 And he said unto them, I must preach the kingdom of God to other cities also ; for therefore am I sent. 44 And he preached in the synagogues of Galilee. - CHAP. V. 4 miracolous draight of sisães.

S. Luke. Miraculous draught of fishes.

ND it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hearthe word of God, i. stood by the lake of Gennesaret, 2 And saw two ships standing by the lake: but the fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing their nets. 3 And he entered into one of the ships, which was Simon’s, and prayed him that he would thrust out a little from the land. And he sat down, and taught the people out of the ship. 4 Ti Now, when he had left Speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught. 5 And Simon, answering, said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing : nevertheless, at thy word I will let down the net. 6 And when they had this done, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes: and their net brake. 7 And they beckoned unto their partners, which were in the other ship, that they should come and help them. And they came, and filled both the ships, so that they began to sink. 8 When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, Depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord. 9 For he was astonished, and all that were with him, at the draught of the fishes which they had taken : 10 And so was also James, and John, the sons of Zebedee, which were partners with Simon. And Jesus said unto Simon, Fear not; from henceforth thou shalt catch men. 11 And when they had brought

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