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steward. 25 And which of you, with scls, and make them to sit down taking thought, can add to his to meat, and will cone forth stature one cubit?
and scrve thcm. 26 If ye then be not able to do 58 And if he shall come in the that thing which is least, why second watch, or come in the tuke ye thought for the rest? third watch, and find them so,
27 Consider the lilies how they blessed are those servants. go: they toil not, they spin' 39 And this know, that if the not; and yet I say unto you, that coocman of the house haci known Solomon, in all his glory, was not what hour the thief would come, arayed like one of these. he would have watched!, and not
28 If then Goci so clothe the have suffered his house to be grass, which is to-day in the field, broken through. and to-morrow is cast into the 40 Be ye, therefore, ready aloven; how much more will be so: for the Son of man cometh cloibe you? Oye of little faith! at an hour when ye think not.
29 And seck not ye what ye 41 T Then Peter saidunto him, shall eat, or what ye shall drink; Lord, speakest thou this parable neither be ye of doubtiul mind. unto us, or oven to all ?
30 For all these things do the 42 And the Lord said, Who nations of the world seek after : then is that faithful and wise stewand your Father knoveth that yeard, whom his lord shail make have need of these things. ruler over his household, to give
31 1 But rather seek ye the them their portion of mcat in due kingdom of God; and all these season ? things shall be added unto you.
43 Blessed is that servant, 32 Fear not, little flock; for it whom his lord, when he cometh, is your Father's good pleasure to shall find so doing. give you the kingdom.
44 Of a truth I say unto you, 33 Sell that ye have, and give that he will make him ruler over alms; provide yourselves bars all that he hath. which was not oli, a treasure in 45 But and if that servant say the heavens that faileth not, where in his heart, My lord delayeth no thief approachcth, neithermoth his coming ; and shall begin to corrupteth.
beat the men-servants, and maid34 For where your treasure is, ens, and to eat and drink, and to there will your heart be also. be drunken;
35 Let your loins be girded 4.6 The lord of that servant will about, and your lights burning: come in a day when he looketh
36 And ye yourselves like unto not for bim, and at an hour when men that wait for their lord, when he is not aware, and will cut him he will return from the redding; in sunder, and will appoint hiin that when he cometh and knock-lhis portion with the unbelievers. eih, they may open unto him im- 47 And that servant, which mediately.
knew his lord's will, and prepar37 Blessed are those scrvants, ed not himself, neither did accorwhom the lord, when he cometh, ding to his will, shall be beaten shall find watching: verily I say with many stripes. unto you, that he shall girl ini. 43 But he that knew not, and/
Division of the gospel.
Chap. xiii. Reperitance preached. did commit things worthy chee to the officer, and the officer stripes, shall be beaten with few cast thee into prison.. stripes. For unto whomsoever 59 I tell thee, thou shalt not much is given, of him shall be depart thence, till thou hast paid much required : and to whom the very last mite. men have committed much, of CHAP. XIII. him they will ask the more.
Fesus preachet!repentance. 49 TI am come to send fire on HERE were present at that the earth; and what will I, if it season some that told him on be already kindled ?
the Galileans, whose blood Pilate 50 But I have a baptism to be had mingled with their sacrifices. baptized with; and how am 1 2 And Jesus, answering, said straitened till it be accomplish-unto them, Suppose ye that these ed!
Galileans were sinners above all 51 Suppose ye that I am come the Galileans, because they sufto give peace on earth? I tell you, fered such things ? Nay; but rather division : 3 I tell you, Nay ; but, except
52 For from henceforth there ye repent, ye shall all likewise shall be five in one house divided, perish. three against two, and two against 4. Or those eighteen upon whom three.
the tower in Siloam fell, and slew 53 The father shall be divideci them, think ye that they were against the son, and the sonagainst sinners above all men that dwelt the father; the mother against the in Jerusalem ? daughter, and the daughter against 5 I tell you, Nay; but except the mother; the mother-in-lawye repent, ye shall all likewise against her daughter-in-law, and perish. the daughter-in-law againsi her 6 T He spake also this parable : inother-in-law.
A certain man had a fig-tree plant54 | And he said also to the end in his vineyarci; and he came people, When ye see a cloud rise and sought fruit thereon, and out of the west, straightway ye found none. say, There cometh a shower; 7 Then said hic unto the dresser and so it is.
of his vineyard, Behold, these 55 And when ye see the south three years I come seeking fruit wind blow, ye say, There will on this fig-tree, and find none : be heat; and it cometh to pass. cut it down; why cumbereth it
56 Ye hypocrites! ye can clis- the ground? cern the face of the sky and ofthe 8 And, he answering, said un. earth; but how is it, that ye do to him, Lord, let it alone this not discern this time?
year also, till I shall dig about it, 57 Yea, and why even of your- and dung it: selves judge ye not what is right: 9 And if it bear fruit, well: an: !
58 T When thou goest with if not, then after that thou shalt thinc adversary to the magistrite, cut it down. as thou art in the way, give dili- 10 I And he was teaching in gence that thou mayest be cieliver-one of the synagogues on the sal). ed from him ; lest he hale thee to bath. the judge, and the judge deliver 11 And, behold, there was a
gate. woman which had a spirit of in- man took and hid in three meafirmity eighteen years, and was sures of meal, till the whole was bowed together, and could in no leavened. wise lift up herself.
22 And he went through the 12 And when Jesus saw her, he cities and villages, teaching, and called ber to him, and said unto journeying toward Jerusalem. her, Woman, thou art loosed 23 T Then said one unto him, from thine infirmity.
Lord, are there few that be saved 13 And he laid his hands on And he said unto them, her; and immediately she was 24 Strive to enter in at the strait made straight, and glorified God. gate : for many, I say unto you,
14 And the ruler of the syna- will seek to enter in, and shall not gogue answered with indignation, be able. because that Jesus had healed on 25 When once the master of the the sabbath-day, and said unto house is risen up, and hath shut the people, There are six days in to the door, and ye begin to stand which men ought to work : in without, and to knock at the door, them, therefore, come and be saying, Lord, Lord, open unto healed, and not on the sabbath-us; and he shall answer, and say day.
you, I know you not 15 The Lord then answered whence ye are : him, and said, Thou hypocrite! 26 Then shall ye begin to say, doth not each one of you on the We have eaten and drunk in thy sabbath loose his ox or his ass presence, and thou hast taught in from the stall, and lead him away our streets. to watering?
27 But he shall say, I tell you, 16 And ought not this woman, I know you not whence ye are; being a daughter of Abraham, depart from me, all ye workers whom Satan hath bound,.lo, these of iniquity. eighteen years, be loosed from 28 There shall be weeping and this bond on the sabbath-day? gnashing of tecth, when ye shall
17 And when he had said these see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jathings, all his adversaries were cob, and all the prophets, in the ashamed; and all the people re- kingdom of God, and you yourjoiced for all the glorious things sclves thrust out. that were done by him.
29 And they shall come from 18 | Then said he, Unto what the cast, and from the west, and is the kingdom of God like? and from the north, and from the south, whereunto shall I resemble it? and shall sit down in the kingdom
19 It is like a grain of'mustard- of God. seel, which a man took, and cast 30 And, behold, there are last, into his garden ; and it grew, and which shall be first, and there are waxed a great tree; and the fowls first, which shall be last. of the air lodged in the branches 31 94 The same day there came of it,
certain of the Pharisees, saying, 20 T Andagain he said, Where- unto him, Get thee olit, and deunto shall I liken the kingdom oi pari hence : for Herod will kill God?
thee, 21 It is like leaven, which a ic- 32 And he said unto them, Go
Herod reproved. Chap. xiv. Charity is recommended. ye, and tell that fox, Behold, I 8 When thou art bidden of any cast out devils, and I do cures man to a wedding, sit not down in to-day and to-morrow, and the the highest room ; lest a more hothird day I shall be perfected. nourable man than thou be bidden
33 Nevertheless, I must walk to- of him ; day, and to-morrow, and the day. 9 And he that bade thee and following: for it cannot be that a him, come and say to thee, Give prophet perish out of Jerusalem. this man place; and thou begin
34 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, with shame to take the lowest which killest the prophets, and room. stonest them that are sent unto 10 But when thou art bidden, thee; how often would I have go and sit down in the lowest gathered thy children together, as room; that when he that bade a hen doth gather her brood under thee cometh, he may say unto her wings, and ye would not! thee, Friend, go up higher : then
35 Behold, your house is left shalt thou have worship in the unto you desolate : and verily I presence of them that sit at meat say unto you, Ye shall not see with thee. me, until the time come when ye 11 For whosoever exalteth shall say, Blessed is he that com- himself shall be abased; and he eth in the name of the Lord. that humbleth himself shall be CHAP. XIV.
exalted. Fesus teacheth humility. 12 | Then said he also to him ND it came to pass, as he that bade him, When thou makest
went into the house of one a dinner or a supper, call not thy of the chief Pharisees to eat bread friends, nor thy brethren, neither on the sabbath-day, that they thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighwatched him.
bours; lest they also bid thee 2 And, behold, there was a again, and a recompence be made certain man before him, which thee. had the dropsy.
13 But when thou makest a 3 And Jesus, answering, spake feast, call the poor, the maimed, unto the lawyers, and Pharisees, the lame, the blind : saying, Is it lawful to heal on the 14 And thou shalt be blessed ; sabbath-day?
for they cannot recompense thee: 4 And they held their peace. for thou shalt be recompensed at And he took him, and healed him, the resurrection of the just. and let him go;
15 And when one of them 5 And answered them, saying, that sat at meat with him, heard Which of you shall have an ass or these things, he said unto him, an ox fallen into a pit, and will Blessed is he that shall eat bread not straightway pull him out on in the kingdom of God. the sabbath-day?
16 Then said he unto him, A 6 And they could not answer certain man made a great supper, him again to these things. and bade many :
7 T And he put forth a parable 17 And sent his servant at supto those which were bidden, when per-time to say to them that were he marked how they chose out the bidden, Come, for all things are chief rooms; saying unto them, noir rcado.
The great supper.
Tbe lost sheep. 18 And they all with one consent, 29 Lest haply, after he hath began to make excuse. The first laid the foundation, and is not said unto him, I have bought a able to finish it, all that behold it piece of ground, and I must needs begin to mock him, go and see it : I pray thee have 30 Saying, This man began to me excused.
build, and was not able to finish. 19 And another said, I have 31 Or what king, going to make bought five yoke of oxen, and I war against another king, sitteth go to prove them: I pray thee not down first, and consulteth have me excused.
whether he be able with ten thou20 And another said, I have sand to meet him that cometh married a wife ; and therefore I against him with twenty thoucannot come.
sand? 21 So that servant came, and 32 Or else, while the other is shewed his lord these things. yet a great way off, he sendeth Then the master of the house, be- an ambassage, and desireth con ing angry, said to his servant, Go ditions of peace. out quickly into the streets and 33 So likewise, whosoever he lanes of the city, and bring in hi- be of you, that forsaketh not all ther the poor, and the maimed, that he hath, he cannot be my and the halt, and the blind. disciple.
22 And the servant said, Lord, 34 4 Salt is good: but if the it is done as thou hast command salt have lost his savour, where
. ed, and yet there is room. with shall it be seasoned ?
23 And the lord said unto the 35 It is neither fit for the land, servant, Goout into the highways nor yet for the dunghill; but men and hedges, and compel them to cast it out. He that hath ears to come in, that my house may be hear, let him hear. filled.
CHAP. XV. 24 For I say unto you, That Parable of the lost sheep. none of those men which were 'HEN drew near unto him bidden, shall taste of my supper.
all 25 T And there went great mul- for to hear him. titudes with him: and he turned, 2 And the Pharisees and scribes and said unto them,
murmured, saying, This man 26 If any man come to me, and receiveth sinners, and eateth with hate not his father, and mother, them. and wife, and children, and 3 I And he spake this parable brethren, and sisters, yea, and unto them, saying, his own life also, be cannot be my 4 What man of you, having an disciple.
hundred sheep, if he lose one of 27 And whosoever doth not them, doth not leave the ninety bear his cross, and come after and nine in the wilderness, and me, cannot be my disciple. go after that which is lost, until he
28 For which of you, intendingsind it? to build a tower, sitteth not down 5 And when he hath found it, first, and counteth the cost, he layeth it on liis shoulders, rewhether he have sufficient to fi-ljoicing. nish it?
6 And when he cometh home,