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Description of the last judgment. S. MATTHEW.
Christ eateth the passee. faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a and the scribes, and the elders of the people, few things, I will niake thee ruler over many unto the palace of the high priest, who wa things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord. called Caiaphas,
24 T'hen he which had received the one talent 4 And consulted that they might take Jesust came, and said, Lord, I knew thee that thou art subtilty, and kill him. a haril man, reaping where thou hast not sown, 5 But they said, Not on the feast-day, lest then and gathering wliere thou hast not strewed : be an uproar among the people. 05 And I was afraid, and went and hid thy la..6 1 Now when Jesus was in Bethany, in the tent in the earth: lo, there thou hast that is thine. house of Simou the leper,
26 His lord answered and said unto him, Thou ? There came unto hini a woman having a wicked and slothful servant, thou knewest that alabaster-box of very precious ointment, and I reap where I sowed not, and gather where I poured it on his head as he sat at meat. have not strewed:
8 But when his disciples saw it, they had indig. 27 'Thou oughtest therefore to have put my nation, saying, To what purpose is ihis waste money to the exchangers, and then at any coming 9 For this ointment might have been sold til I should have received mine own with usury. much, and given to the poor.
29 Take therefore the talent from him, and give 10 When Jesus understood it, he said unto it unto him which hath ten talents.
then, Why trouble ye the wonian ? for she hath 29 For unto every one that hath shall be given, wrought a good work upon nie. and he shall have abundance: but from him that u For ye have the poor always with you; but hath not, shall be taken away even that which me ye have not always. he hath.
12 for in that she hath poured this ointment 30 And cast ye the unprofitable servant into on my body, she did it for iny burial. outer darkness: there shall be weeping and 13 Verily, I say unto you, Wlieresoover this gnaslıing of leeth.
gospel shall be preached in the whole world, 31 F When the Son of man shall come in his there shall also this, that this woman bath don, glory, and all the holy angels with him, then be told for a memorial of her. shall he sit upon the throne of his glory: 14 11 Then one of the twelve, called Judas It
32 And before him shall be gathered all nations : cariot, went unto the chief priests, and he shall separate them one from another, 15 And said unto them, What will ye give me, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats: and I will deliver him unto you? And they 33 And he shall set the sheep on his right hand, venanted with him for thirty pieces of silver. but the goats on the lett.
16 And from that time he sought opportunity 34 Then shall the King say unto them on his to betray him. right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, in- 17 1 Now, the first day of the feast of unles herit the kingdom prepared for you from the vened bread, the disciples came to Jesus, saying foundation of the world:
unto him, Where will thou that we prepare for 35 For I was a hungered, and ye gave me meat: thee to eat the passover ? I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink : I was a 18 And he said, Go into the city to such a man, stranger, and ye took me in:
and say unto him, The Master saith, My use is 36 Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and at hand; I will keep the passover at thy house ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came with my disciples.
19 And the disciples did as Jesus had appointed 37 Then shall the righteous answer him, say. thenr; and they inade ready the passover. ing, Lord, when saw we thee a hungered, and 20 Now, when the even was come, he sat down fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink? with the twelve. 38 When saw we thee a stranger, and took thee 21 And as they did eat, he said, Verily I say in ? or naked, and clothed thee?
unto you, That one of you shall betray me. 39 Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and 22 And they were exceeding sorrowful, and capie unto thee?
began every one of them to say unto him, Lord, 40 And the King shall answer and say unto is it I ? them, Verily, I say unto you, Inasniuch as ye, 23 And he answered and said, He that dippeth have done it unto one of the least of these my his hand with me in the dish, the same shall be brethren, ye have done it unto ine.
tray me. 41 Then shall he say also unto them on the 24 The Son of man gocth, as it is written of left hand, Depart from me, se cursed, into ever-hiin: but wo unto that man by whom the Sun lasting tire, prepared for the devil and his angels: of man is betrayed ! it had been good for Wiat 42 For I was a hungered, and ye gave nie no man it he had not been born. meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me no drink: 25 Then Judas, which belrayed him, answered
43 I was a stranger, and ye took me not in: and said, Master, is it I? He said unto him, naked, and ye clothed me not: sick, and in pri- Thou hast said. son, and ye visited me not.
26 11 Aud as they were eating, Jesus took bread, 44 Then shall they also answer him, saying, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the Lord, when saw we thee a hungered, or athirst, disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body. or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and 27 And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and did not minister unto thee?
gave it to theni, saying, Drink ye all of it; 45 Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily, 28. For this is my blood of the new testament, I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did it not to one which is slied for many for the renjission of sins of the least of these, ye did it not to nie. 29 But I say unto you, I will not drink hence
46 And these shall go away into everlasting forth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when penisliment: but the righteous into life eternal. I drink it new with you in iny Father's kingdom. CHAP. XXVI.
30 And when they had sung u hymn, they went The rulers conspire against Christ. out into the mount of Olives. А
ND it canie to pass, when Jesus had finished 31 Then saith Jesus unto them, All ye shall be
all these sayings, he said unto his disciples, oflended because of me this night: for it is writ. 2 Ye know that after two days is the feast often, I will snite the Shepherd, and the sheep oi the passover, and the Son of inan is betrayed to the flock shall be scattered abroad. de crucified.
32 But after I ain risen again, I will go bofore 3 'l'hen assembled together the chief priests, you into Galilee
Judas betrayeth Christ.
Peter denietk Asm 33 Peter answered and said unto liim, Though high priest's Palace, and went in, and sat with all men shall be offended because of thee, yet the servants to see the end. will I never be offended.
59 Now, the chief priests, and elders, and all 34 Jesus said unto him, Verily, I say unto thee, the council, sought false witness against Jesus, That this night, before the cock crow, thou shalt to put him to death; deny me thrice.
60 But found none: yea, though many false 35 Peter said unto him, Though I should die witnesses came, yet found they none. At the with thee, yet will not I deny thce. Likewise last came two false witnesses, also said all the disciples.
61 And said, This felloro said, I am able to de36 1 Then cometh Jesus with them unto a stroy the temple of God, and to build it in three place called Gethsemane, and saith unto the days. disciples, Sit ye here, while I go and pray 62 And the high priest arose, and said unto yonder.
him, Answerest thou nothing ? 'what is it which 37 And he took with him Peter, and the two these witness against thee? sons of Zebedee, and began to be sorrowful and 63 But Jesus held his peace. And the high very leavy.
priest answered and said unto him, I adjure 38 Then saith he unto them, My soul is exceed-ihee by the living God, that thou tell us whether ing sorrowful, even unto death: tarry ye here, thou be the Christ the Son of God. and watch with me.
64 Jesus saith unto him, Thou hast said: never39 And he went a little further, and fell on his theless, I say unto you, Hereafter shall ye see face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be the Son of man sitting on the right hand of powpossible, let this cur pass from me: neverthe- er, and coming in the clouds of heaven. less, not as I will, but as thou wilt.
65 Then the high priest rent his clothes, say40 And he cometh unto the disciples, and find-ling, He hath spoken blasphemy; what further eth them asleep, and saith into Peter, What! need have we of witnesses? behold, now ye have could ye not watch with me one hour ? heard his blaspleiny.
41 Watch and pray, that ye enter not into 66 What think ye? They answered and said, temptation : the spirit indeed is willing, but the He is guilty of death. flesh is weak.
67 Then did they spit in his face, and buffeted 42 He went away again the second time, and him; and others sniote him with the palms of prayed, saying, O my Father, if this cup may their hands, not pass away from me, except I drink it, thy . 68 Saying, Prophesy unto us, thou Christ, Who will be done.
is he that smiote thee? 43 And he came and found them asleep again: 69 1 Now Peter sat without in the palace: and for their eyes were heavy.
a damsel came unto him, saying, Thou also wası 44 And he left them, and went away again, and with Jesus of Galilee. prayed the third time, saying the same words. 70 But le denied before them all, saying, I
45 Then cometh he to his disciples, and saith know not what thou sayest. unto them, Sleep on now, and take your rest : 71 And when he was gone out into the porch, behold, the hour is at hand, and the Son of man another maid saw him, and said unto thein thai is betrayed into the hands of sinners.
were there, This fellow was also with Jesus of 46 Rise, let us be going : behold, he is at hand Nazareth. that doth betray me.
72 And again he denied with an oath, I do not 47 11 And while he yet spake, lo, Judas, onc of know the man. the twelve, came, and with him a greai multi- 73 And after a while came unto him they that cude with swords and staves, from the chief stood by, and said to Peter, Surely thou also art priests and elders of the people.
one of thein ; for thy speech bewrayeth thee. 48 Now, he that betrayed him, gave them al.74 Then began he to curse and to swear, say sign, saying, Whomsoever I shall kiss, that same ing, I know not the man. And immediately is he; hold him fast.
the cock crew. 49 And forthwith he came to Jesus, and said, 75 And Peter remembered the word of Jesus, Hail, Master; and kissed him.
which said unto hiin, Before the cock crow, 50 And Jesus said unto him, Friend, wherefore thou shalt
deny me thrice. And lie went out, art thou come? Then came they, and laid hands and wept bitterly. on Jesus, and took him.
Chap. xxvII. 51 And behold, one of them which were with
Christ delivered to Filate. Jesus, stretched out his hand, and drew his VHEN the morning was come, all the chief sword, and struck a servant of the high priest, priests and elders of the people took counsel and smiote otf his ear.
against Jesus to put him to death. 52 Then said Jesus unto him, Put up again thy And when they had bound him, they led him sword into his place: for all they that take the away, and delivered him to Pontius Pilate the sword, shall perish with the sword.
governor 53 Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my 3 | Then Judas, which had betrayed him, Father, and he shall presently give me more when he saw that he was condemned, repented than twelve legions of angels ?
himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of 54 But how then shall the scriptures be fulfilled, silver to the chief priests and elders, that thus it must be ?
4 Saying, I have siuned in that I have betray55 In that same hour said Jesus to the multi- cd the innocent blood. And they said, What is ludes, Are ye come out as against a thief with that to us? see thou to that. swords and staves for to take me ? I sat daily 5 And he cast down the pieces of silver in the with you teaching in the temple, and ye laid no temple, and departed, and went and hanged hold on me.
himself. 56 But all this was done, that the scriptures of 6 Anå the chief priests took the silver picccs. the prophets might be fúllilled. Then all the and said, It is not lawful for to put them into disciples forsook him, and fled.
the treasury, because it is the price of blood. 57 † And they that had laid hold on Jesus, led 7 And they took counsel, and bought with them him away to Caiaphas the high priest, where the the potter's field, to bury strangers in., scribes and the elders were assembled,
8 Wherefore that field' was called, The ficld of 58 But Peter followed him afar oft, unto thelbloou, unto this day. 23 Z
Christ crucified 9 Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by ments, casting lots: that it might be fulfilled Jereiny the prophet, saying, And they took the which was spoken by the prophet; They parted thirty pieces of silver, the price of him that was my garments among ihem, and upon my vesture valued, whom they of the children of Israel did did they cast lots. value;
36 And sitting down, they watched him there : 10 And gave them for the potter's field, as the 37 And set up over his head his accusation Lord appointed me.
written, THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE 11 And Jesus stood before the governor: and JEWS. the governor asked him, saying, Art thou the 38 Then were there two thieves crucified with king of the Jews ? And Jesus said unto him, him: one on the right hand, and another on the Thou sayest.
lert. 1? And when he was accused of the chief 39 T. And they that passed by, reviled him, priests and elders, he answered nothing. wagging their hcads,
13 Then saith Pilate unto him, Henrost thou 40 And saying, Thou that destroyest the temnot how many things they witness against three ? ple, and buildest it in three days, save thyself.
11 And he answered him to never a word; in- ir thou be the Son of God, come down froni the somuch that the governor marvelled greatly. cross.
15 Now at that feast, the governor was wont, 41 Likewise also the chief priests mocking lo release unto the people a prisoner, whom him, with the scribes and elders, said, they would.
42 'He saved others; himself he cannot save. 16 And they had then a notable prisoner, called if he be the King of Israel, let him now come Barabbas.
down from the cross, and we will believe him. 17 Theretore, when they were gathered toge- 43 tle tristed in God; let him deliver him now. ther, Pilate said unto theni, Whom will ye that if he will have him: for he said, I ain the Son I release writo you? Barabbas, or Jesus, which of God. is called Christ?
44 The thieves also which were crucified with 18 (For he knew that for envy they had deli- him, cast the same in his teeth. vered him.)
45 Now, from the sixth hour there was dark19 4 When he was set down on the judgment-ness over all the land unto the ninth hour. scat, his wife sent unto him, saying, Have thou 46 And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with nothing to do with that just man: for I have a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani ? suffered many things this day in a dream, be- that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou cause of him.
forsaken me? 20 But the chief priests and elders persuaded), 47 Some of them that stood there, when they the multitude that they should ask Barabbas, heard that, said, This man calleth for Elias. and destroy Jesus.
48 And straightway one of thèin ran, and took 21 The governor answered and said unto them, a sponge, and filled it with vinegar, and put it Whether of the twain will ye that I relcase un- on a reed, and gave him to drink. to you? They said, Barabbas.
49 The rest said, Let be, let us see whether 22 Pilate saith unto them, What shall I do then Elias will come lo save hinn. with Jesus, which is called Christ? They all say 50_1 Jesus, when he had cried again with a unto him, Let him be crucified.
loud voice, yielded up the lost. 23 And the governor said, Why! what evil! 51 And behold, the vail of the temple was rent hath he donc ? But they cried out the more, say- in twain from the top to the bottom: and the ing, Let him bc crucified.
earth did quake, and the rocks rent; 21' 1 Wien Pilale saw that he could prevail 52 And the graves were opened, and many nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he boilies of saints which slept, arose, took water, and washed his hanıls before the 53 And came out of the graves after his resurinultitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of rection, and went into the holy city, and app this just person : see ye to it.
peared into many: 25 Then answered all the people, and said, His 54 Now, when ihe centurion, and they that blood be on us, and on our children.
were with him, watching Jesus, saw the earth26 T Then released he Barabbas unto them:quake, and those things that were done,they fearand when he had scourged Jesus, he delivered ed greatly, saying, Truly this was the Son of God. him to be crucified.
55 And many women were tliere (beholding 27 Then the soldiers of the governor took afar off) which followed Jesus from Galilee, Jesus into the common hall, and gathered unto ministering unto him: him the whole hand of soldiers.
56 Among which was Mary Magdalene, and 28 And they stripped hun, and put on him a Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the scarlet robe.
mother of Zebedee's children. 29 | And when they had platted a crown or 57 9 When the even was come, there came a thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in rich man of Arimathea, named Joseph, who liis right hand : and they bowed the knee before also himself was Jesus' disciple: hin, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the 58 He went to Pilate, and begged the body of Jews!
Jesus. Then Pilate coinmanded the body to be 30 And they spit upon him, and took the reed, delivered. and smote him on the head.
59 And when Joseph had taken the body, he 31. And after that they had mocked him, they wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, look the robe off froin him, and put his own rai- .60 And laid it in his own new tomb, which he olent on him, and led him away to crucify him, had hewn out in the rock; and lic rolled a great
32 And as they came out, they found a man of stone to the door of the sepulchre, and departed. Cyrene, Simon by name: 'hini they compelled 61 And there was Mary Magdalene, and the to bear his cross.
other Mary, sitting over against the sepulchre. 33 Aud when they were come unto a place called 62 Now, the next day that followed the day of Colgotha, that is to say, A place of a skull, the preparation, the chief priests and Pharisees
34 They gave him vinegar to drink, mingled canie together urto Pilate, with gali: and when he had tasted thereof; he 6:3 Saying, Sir, we remeniher that that deceiver would not drink.
said, while he was yet alive, After three days I 35 And they crucified him, and parted his gar- will rise again.
Ais sepulchre sealed
CHAP. XXVIII. He appeareth to his disciples. 64 Command therefore that the sepulchre be hold, Jesus met them, saying, an hail. And made sure until the third day, lest his disciples they came, and held him by the feet, and worcome by night, and steal him away, and say shipped him. unto the people, He is risen from the dead: so 10 Then said Jesus unto them, Be not afraid : the last error shall be worse than the first.
go tell my brethren, that they go into Galilee, 65 Pilate said unto them, Ye have a watch: go and there shall they see me. your way, make it as sure as ye can.
11 Now, when they were going, behold, some 66 So they went and made the sepulchre sure, of the watch came into the city, and shewed sealing the stone, and setting a watch. unto the chief priests all the things that were CHAP. XXVIII.
done. The resurrection of Christ.
12 And when they were assembled with the IN the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn to- elders, and had taken counsel, they gave large dalene, and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. 13 Saying, Say ye, His disciples came by night, 2 And behold, there was a great cartiiquake: and stole him away while we slept. for the angel of the Lord descended from hea- 14 And if this come to the governor's ears, we ven, and canıe and rolled back the stone from will persuade him, and secure you. the door, and sat upon it.
15 Šo they took the money, and did as they 3 His countenance was like lightning, and his were taught: and this saying is commonly re. raiment white as snow.
ported among the Jews until this day. 4 And for fear of himn the keepers did shake, 16 9 Then the eleven disciples went away into and became as dead men.
Galilee, into a mountain where Jesus had ar5 And the angel answered and said unto the pointed them. wonien, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek 17 And when they saw him, they worshipped Jesus, which was crucified.
him: but some doubted. 6 He is not here: for he is risen, as he said.. 18 And Jesus came, and spake unto them, sayCome, see the place where the Lord lay. ing, All power is given unto me in heaven and
7 And go quickly, and tell his disciples, that he in earth. is risen from the dead, and behold, he goeth be- 19 Go ye therefore and teach all nations, fore you into Galilee; there shal! ye see him : baptizing thein in the name of the Father, and lo, I have told you.
of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost; 8 And they departed quickly from the sepul- 20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsochre, with fear and great joy ; and did run to ever I have commanded you : and lo, I am with bring his disciples word.
you always, even unto the end of the world. 9 1 And as they went to tell his disciples, be-l'Amen.
1 The Gospel according to Saint MARK. CHAP. I.
15 And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the John Baptist's office.
kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and beTHE
VHE beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ lieve the gospel. the Son of God;
16 Now as he walked by the sea of Galilee, lie 2 As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I saw Simon, and Andrew his brother, casting a send my messenger before thy face, which shall net into the sea : for they were fishers. prepare thy way before thee;
17 And Jesus said unto them, Come yc after me, 3 T'he voice of one crying in the wilderness, and I will make you to become fislers of men. Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths 18 And straighiway they forsook their nets, straight.
and followed him. 4 John did baptize in the wilderness, and 19 And when he had gone a little further thence, preach the baptism of repentance, for the re- he saw James the son of Zebedee, and Jolin lis mission of sins.
brollier, who also were in the ship mending their 5 And there went out unto him all the land of nets. Judea, and they of Jerusalem, and were all bap-.20 And straightway hic called them: and they Lized of him in the river of Jordan, confessing left their father Zebedee in the ship with the their sins.
hired servants, and went after him. 6 And John was clothed with camel's hair, and 21 And they went into Capernaum; and straightwith a girdle of a skin about his loins; and he way on the sabbath-day he entered into the synadid eat locusts and wild honey ;
gogue and taught. 7 And preached, saying, There cometh one 22 And they were astonished at his doctrine : mightier than I after me, the latchet of whose for he taught them as one that had authority, and shoes I am not worthy to stoop down and unloose. not as the scribes.
8 I indeed have baptized you with water : bui 23 And there was in their synagogue a man he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost. with an unclean spirit; and he cried out,
9 And it came to pass in those days, that Jesus 24 Saying, Let us alone; what have we to do came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was bapti- with thee, iliou Jesus of Nazareth ? art thou zed of John in Jordan.
come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art, 10 And straightway coming up out of the water, the Holy One of God. he saw the heavens opened, and the Spirit like| 25 And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Ilold thy a dove descending upon him.
peace, and come out of him. 11 And there came a voice from heaven, saying, 26 And when the unclean spirit had torn him, Thou art my beloved Son, in whom I am weil and cried with a loud voice, he came out of him. pleased.
27 And they were all amazed, insomuch that 12 And immediately the Spirit drivcth himn into they questioned among themselves, saying, What the wilderness.
thing is this? what new doctrine iš vis? for 13 And he was there in the wilderness forty with anthority commandeth he even the uncleau days teinpted of Satan; and was with the wild spirits, and they do obey him. beasts; and the angels ministered unto him. 28 And immediately his fame spread abroad 14 Now, after that John was put in prison, Je- throughout all the region round about Galilee. sus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of 29 And forthwith, when they were come cat the kingdom of God,
lof the synagogue, they entered into the bouse
Christ cureth the sick, and possessed. 8. MARK. Ercuseth his disciples for not fasting of Simon and Andrew, with James and John. 11 I say unto thee, Arise, and take up thy bed,
30 But Simon's wife's mother lay sick of a and go thy way into thy house. fever; and anon they tell hiin of her.
12 And immediately he arose, took up the bed, 31 And he came and took her by the hand, and and went forth before them all; insoniuch thai lifted her up; and immediately the fever left her, they were all amazed, and glorified God, saying, and she ministered unto them.
We never saw it on this fashion. 32 And at even when the sun did set, they 13 And he went forth again by the sea-side ; brought unto him all that were diseased, and and all the multitude resorted unto him, and he then that were possessed with devils. taught thein.
33 And all the city was gathered together at 14 And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son the door.
of Alpheus, sitting at the receipt of cuslom, and 34 And he healed many that were sick of divers said unto him, Follow ine. And le arose, and diseases, and cast out many devils; and suffered followed him. not the devils to speak, because they knew him. 15 And it came to pass, that as Jesus sat at
35 And in the morning, rising up a great while meat in his house, many publicans and sinners before day, he went out and departed into a soli- sat also together with Jesus and his disciples ; tary place, and there prayed.
for there were many, and they followed hiin. 36 And Simon, and they that were with him, 16 And when the scribes and Pharisees saw him followed after him.
eat with publicans and sinners, they said unto 37 And when they had found him, they said his disciples, How is it that he eateth and drink. unto him, All men seek for thee.
eth with publicans and sinners ? 38 And he said unto them, Let us go into the 17 When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, next towns, that I may preach there also: for They that are whole, have no need of the physitherefore came I forth.
cian, but they that are sick: I came not to call 39 And he preached in their synagogues through- the righteous, but sinners, to repentance. out all Galilee, and cast out devils.
18 And the disciples of John, and of the Phari40 And there came a leper to him, beseeching sees, used to fast i and they come, and say unto him, and kneeling down to him, and saying un- him, Why do the disciples of John, and of the to him, If thou ivilt, thou canst inake me clean. Pharisees fast, but thy disciples fast not? 41 And Jesus, noved with compassion, put 19 And Jesus said unto them, Can the children forth his hand, and touched him, and saith unto of the bride-chamber fast, while the bridegrooın him, I will; be thou clean.
is with them? As long as they have the bride42 And as soon as he had spoken, immediately groom with them, they cannot fast. the leprosy dcparted from him, and he was 20 But the days will come, when the bridecleansed.
groon shall be taken away from them, and then 43 And he straitly charged him, and forthwith shall they fast in those days. sent him away;
21 No man also sewerh a piece of new cloth on 44 And saith unto him, See thou say nothing an old garment: else the new piece that filled it to any man; but go thy way, shew thyself to up, taketh away from the old, and the rent is the priest, and offer for thy cleansing those things made worse. which Moses commanded, for a testimony unto 22 And no man putteth new wine into old botthem.
ules: else the new wine doth burst the bottles, 45 But he went out, and began to publish it and the wine is spilled, and the bottles will be much, and to blaze abroad thc matter, insomuch marred: but new wine must be put into new that Jesus could no more openly enter into the bottles.
but was without in desert places: and they 23 And it came to pass, that he went through came to him from every quarter.
the corn-fields on the sabbath-day; and his disCHAP. II.
ciples began, as they went, to pluck the ears of Christ healeth the palsy. ND again he entered into Capernaum, after 24 And the Pharisees said unto him, Behold, in the house.
not lawful ? 2 And straightway, many were gathered toge- 25 And lie said unto them, Have ye never read ther, insomuch that there was no room to receive what David did, when he had need, and was a them, no, not so much as about the door: and he hungered, he and they that were with himn ? preached the word unto them.
26 How he went into the house of God, in the 3 And they come unto him, bringing one sick days of Abiathar the high pricst, and did eat the of the palsy, which was borne of four. slew bread, which is not lawful to eat, but for 4 And when they could not come nigh unto the priests, and gave also to them which were him for the press, they uncovered the root where with him ?' lie was: and when they aad broken it up, they 27 And he said unto them, The sabbath was Jet down the bed wherein the sick of the palsy made for man, and not man for the sabbath: lay.
28 Therefore; the Son of man is Lord also of the 5 When Jesus saw their faith, he said unto the sabbath. sick of the palsy, Son, thy sins be forgiven tlice.
CHAP. III. 6 But there were certain of the scribes sitting
The troelve apostles chosen. there, and reasoning in their hearts,
ND he entered again into the synagogue ; who can forgive sins but God only ?
withered hand. 8 And iminediately, when Jesus perceived in 2 And they watched him, whether he would his spirit that they so reasoned within them- heal him on the sabbath-day; that they inight selves, he said unto then, Why reason ye these accuse him. things in your hearts ?
3 And he saith unto the nian which had the 9 Whether is it easier to say to the sick of the withered hand, Stand forth. palsy, Thy sins be forgiven llice; or to say, Arise, 4 And he saith unto them, Is it lawful to do and take up thy bed, and walk
good on the sabbath-days, or to do evil? to save 10 But that ye inay kulow Uiat the Son of inan life, or to kill ? but they held their peace. hath power on earthi to forgive sins, (he saith to 5 And when he had looked round about on them the sick of the palsy.)
withanger, being grieved for the laruness of their