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The palsy healed.

Chap. v.

Levi called. sook all, and followed him. Who is this which speaketh bias12 ¶ And it came to pass, when phemies?. Who can forgive sins he was in a certain city, behold, but God alone?

a man full of leprosy ; who seeing 22 But, when Jesus perceived Jesus, fell on his face, and be-their thoughts, he, answering, sought him, saying, Lord, if thou said unto them, What reason ye wilt, thou canst make me clean. in your hearts?

13 And he put forth his hand, 23 Whether is easier to say, and touched him, saying, I will; Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to be thou clean. And immediately say, Rise up and walk? the leprosy departed from him.

24 But that ye may know that 14 And he charged him to tell the Son of man hath power upon no man but go, and shew thy-earth to forgive sins, (he said unself to the priest, and offer for to the sick of the palsy,) I say unthy cleansing, according as Mo-to thee, Arise, and take up thy ses commanded, for a testimony couch, and go unto thine house. unto them. 25 And immediately he rose up

15 But so much the more went before them, and took up that there a fame abroad of him: and whereon he lay, and departed to great multitudes came together his own house, glorifying God. to hear, and to be healed by him 26 And they were all amazed, of their infirmities. and they glorified God, and were 16¶ And he withdrew himself filled with fear, saying, We have into the wilderness, and prayed. seen strange things to-day. 17 ¶ And it came to pass on a 27¶ And after these things, he certain day, as he was teaching, went forth, and saw a publican, that there were Pharisees and doc-named Levi, sitting at the receipt tors of the law sitting by, which of custom: and he said unto him, were come out of every town of Follow me.

Galilee, and Judea, and Jerusa- 28 And he left all, rose up, and lem; and the power of the Lord followed him. was present to heal them.

29¶ And Levi made him a great 18 And, behold, men brought, feast in his own house and there in a bed, a man which was taken was a great company of publicans, with a palsy: and they sought and of others, that sat down with means to bring him in, and to lay them.

him before him.

30 But their scribes and Phari19 And, when they could not sees murmured against his discifind by what way they might bring ples, saying, Why do ye eat and him in, because of the multitude, drink with publicans and sinners ? they went upon the house-top, 31 And Jesus, answering, said and let him down through the ti- unto them, They that are whole ling, with bis couch, into the need not a physician; but they midst before Jesus. that are sick.

20 And, when he saw their 32 I came not to call the righ. faith, he said unto him, Man, teous, but sinners to repentance. thy sins are forgiven thee. 33 And they said unto him, 21 And the scribes and the Pha-Why do the disciples of John fast risees began to reason, saying, often, and make prayers, and like


The twelve

S. Luke.

chosen. wise the disciples of the Pharisees; shew-bread, and gave also to them but thine eat and drink? that were with him; which is 34 And he said unto them, Can not lawful to eat but for the priests ye make the children of the bride-alone?

chamber fast, while the bride- 5 And he said unto them, That groom is with them? the Son of man is Lord also of the

35 But the days will come, sabbath. when the bridegroom shall be 6 ¶ And it came to pass also, on taken away from them, and then another sabbath, that he entered shall they fast in those days. into the synagogue and taught:

36 ¶ And he spake also a para-and there was a man whose right ble unto them; No man putteth hand was withered.

a piece of a new garment upon an 7 And the scribes and Pharisees old; if otherwise, then both the watched him, whether he would new maketh a rent, and the piece heal on the sabbath-day; that that was taken out of the new they might find an accusation agreeth not with the old. against him.

37 And no man putteth new 8 But he knew their thoughts, wine into old bottles; else the and said to the man which had the new wine will burst the bottles, withered hand, Rise up, and stand and be spilled, and the bottles forth in the midst. And he arose, shall perish. and stood forth.

38 But new wine must be put 9 Then said Jesus unto them, I into new bottles; and both are will ask you one thing; Is it lawpreserved. ful on the sabbath-days to do good, 39 No man also, having drunk or to do evil? to save life, or to old wine, straightway desireth destroy it? new: for he saith, The old is better.


The twelve apostles chosen.

10 And, looking round about upon them all, he said unto the man, Stretch forth thy hand. And he did so and his hand was re

ND it came to pass, on the stored whole as the other.

A second sabbath after the 11 And they were filled with

first, that he went through the madness; and communed one corn-fields; and his disciples with another what they might do plucked the ears of corn, and to Jesus.


did eat, rubbing them in their 12 ¶ And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into 2 And certain of the Pharisees a mountain to pray, and continusaid unto them, Why do ye that ed all night in prayer to God. which is not lawful to do on the 13 And when it was day, he called unto him his disciples; and 3 And Jesus answering them, of them he chose twelve, whom said, Have ye not read so much also he named Apostles; as this, what David did, when 14 Simon, (whom he also namhimself was an hungered, and they led Peter,) and Andrew his browhich were with him; ther, James and John, Philip and


4 How he went into the house Bartholomew, of God, and did take and eat the

15 Matthew and Thomas,

Many healed.

James the son of Alpheus,
Simon called Zelotes,

Chap. vi. Of loving our enemies. and 27 T But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good

16 And Judas the brother of to them which hate you; James, and Judas Iscariot, which 28 Bless them that curse you, also was the traitor. and pray for them which despite

17 And he came down with fully use you. them, and stood in the plain; and 29 And unto him that smiteth the company of his disciples, and thee on the one cheek, offer also a great multitude of people out of the other; and him that taketh all Judea and Jerusalem, and from away thy cloak, forbid not to take the sea-coast of Tyre and Sidon, thy coat also.

which came to hear him, and to 30 Give to every man that askbe healed of their diseases s; eth of thee; and of him that tak18 And they that were vexed eth away thy goods, ask them not with unclean spirits: and they again.

were healed.

31 And as ye would that men 19 And the whole multitude should do to you, do ye also to sought to touch him: for there them likewise.

went virtue out of him, and heal- 32 For if ye love them which ed them all. love you, what thank have ye? 20 And he lifted up his eyes for sinners also love those that on his disciples, and said, Bless-love them.

ed be ye poor: for yours is the 33 And if ye do good to them kingdom of God, which do good to you, what thank 21 Blessed are ye that hunger have ye? for sinners also do even⚫ now for ye shall be filled. Bless-the same.

ed are ye that weep now: for ye 34 And if ye lend to them of shall laugh. whom ye hope to receive, what 22 Blessed are ye when men thank have ye? for sinners also shall hate you, and when they lend to sinners, to receive as shall separate you from their com- much again. pany, and shall reproach you, and 35 But love ye your enemies, cast out your name as evil, for and do good, and lend, hoping the Son of man's sake. for nothing again: and your re

23 Rejoice ye in that day, and ward shall be great, and ye shall leap for joy for, behold, your be the children of the Highest : reward is great in heaven: for in for he is kind unto the unthankthe like manner did their fathers ful, and to the evil.

unto the prophets.

36 Be ye, therefore, merciful, 24 But woe unto you that are as your Father also is merciful. rich! for ye have received your consolation.

37 Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye 25 Woe unto you that are full! shall not be condemned: forgive, for ye shall hunger. Woe unto and ye shall be forgiven : you that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.

33 Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed 26 Woe unto you when all men down, and shaken together, and shall speak well of you! for so did running over, shall men give into their fathers to the false prophets. your bosom. For with the same

Hypocrisy forbidden.

S. Luke, The centurion's faith.

measure that ye mete withal, it when the flood arose, the stream shall be measured to you again. beat vehemently upon that house, 39 And he spake a parable unto and could not shake it: for it was them, Can the blind lead the founded upon a rock. blind? shall they not both fall in- 49 But he that heareth, and doto the ditch? eth not, is like a man that, with40 The disciple is not above his out a foundation, built an house master but every one that is upon the earth; against which the perfect shall be as his master. stream did beat vehemently, and 41 And why beholdest thou the immediately it fell; and the ruin mote that is in thy brother's eye, of that house was great. but perceivest not the beam that

is in thine own eye?

42 Either how canst thou say


Christ raiseth the widow's son.

to thy brother, Brother, let me NOW, when he had ended all

his sayings in the audience pull out the mote that is in thine of the people, he entered into Caeye, when thou thyself beholdest pernaum.

not the beam that is in thine own 2 And a certain centurion's eye? Thou hypocrite! cast out servant, who was dear unto him, first the beam out of thine own was sick, and ready to die. eye, and then shalt thou see clear- 3 And, when he heard of Jesus, ly to pull out the mote that is in he sent unto him the elders of the thy brother's eye, Jews, beseeching him that he 43 For a good tree bringeth not would come and heal his servant. forth corrupt fruit; neither doth 4 And, when they came to Jea corrupt tree bring forth good sus, they besought him instantly, fruit. saying, That he was worthy for 44 For every tree is known by whom he should do this: his own fruit: for of thorns men 5 For he loveth our nation, and do not gather figs, nor of a bram- he hath built us a synagogue. ble-bush gather they grapes. 6 Then Jesus went with them,

45 A good man, out of the good And when he was now not far treasure of his heart, bringeth from the house, the centurion forth that which is good; and an sent friends to him, saying unto evil man, out of the evil treasure him, Lord, trouble not thyself; of his heart, bringeth forth that for I am not worthy that thou which is evil: for of the abund-shouldest enter under my roof: ance of the heart his mouth speak- 7 Wherefore neither thought I eth. myself worthy to come unto thee: 46 And why call ye me, Lord, but say in a word, and my serLord; and do not the things vant shall be healed. 8 For I also am a man set un47 Whosoever cometh to me, der authority, having under me and heareth my sayings, and do-soldiers, and I say unto one, Go, eth them, I will shew you to and he goeth; and to another, whom he is like: Come, and he cometh; and to 43 He is like a man which built my servant, Do this, and he doan house, and digged deep, and eth it.

which I say?

laid the foundation on a rock; and, 9 When Jesus heard these things,

Christ's testimony

Chap. vii.

of John. he marvelled at him, and turned come? or look we for another? him about, and said unto the peo- 21 And in that same hour he ple that followed him, I say unto cured many of their infirmities you, I have not found so great and plagues, and of evil spirits: faith, no, not in Israel. and unto many that were blind he

10 And they that were sent, re-gave sight. turning to the house, found the 22 Then Jesus, answering, said servant whole that had been sick. unto them, Go your way, and 11 ¶ And it came to pass the tell John what things ye have seen day after, that he went into a city and heard; how that the blind called Nain; and many of his see, the lame walk, the lepers disciples went with him, and are cleansed, the deaf hear, the much people. dead are raised, to the poor the

12 Now, when he came nigh to gospel is preached. the gate of the city, behold, there 23 And blessed is he, whosoewas a dead man carried out, the ver shall not be offended in me. only son of his mother, and she 24 T And, when the messenwas a widow and much people gers of John were departed, he of the city was with her. began to speak unto the people 13 And when the Lord saw her, concerning John, What went ye he had compassion on her, and out into the wilderness for to see? said unto her, Weep not. A reed shaken with the wind?

14 And he came and touched] 25 But what went ye out for to the bier and they that bare him see? A man clothed in soft raistood still. And he said, Young ment? Behold, they which are man, I say unto thee, Arise. gorgeously apparelled, and live

15 And he that was dead, sat delicately, are in kings' courts. up, and began to speak. And 26 But what went ye out for to he delivered him to his mother. see? A prophet? Yea, I say un16 And there came a fear on to you, and much more than a all: and they glorified God, say- prophet. ing, That a great prophet is risen 27 This is he, of whom it is up among us; and, That God written, Behold, I send my meshath visited his people. senger before thy face, which 17 Andthis rumour of him went shall prepare thy way before thee. forth throughout all Judea, and 28 For I say unto you, Among throughout all the region round those that are born of women, about. there is not a greater prophet than 18 ¶ And the disciples of John John the Baptist: but he that is shewed him of all these things. least in the kingdom of God, is 19 And John, calling unto him greater than he.

two of his disciples, sent them, to 29 And all the people that heard Jesus, saying, Art thou he that him, and the publicans, justified should come? or look we for God, being baptized with the another? baptism of John.

20 When the men were come 30 But the Pharisees and lawunto him, they said, John Bap-lyers rejected the counsel of God tist hath sent us unto thee, say-against themselves, being not baping, Art thou he that should tized of him.

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