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Mot to despise little ones:
life with one eye, rather than havo ing two eyes to be cast into hell
€. 10 Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones: for I sayuntoyou, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven. 11 For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost. 12 How think ye * if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray? 13 And if so be that he find it, verily I say unto you, he rejoiceth more of that sheep, than of the ninety and nine which went not astray. 14 Even so it is not the will of your Father which is in heaven, that one of these little ones should perish. 15 T Moreover, if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother. 16 But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established. 17 And if he shall negle&t to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as on heathen man and a publican. 18 Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth, shall be bound in heaven ; and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth, shall be loosed in heaven. ... 19 Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them
of my Father which is in heaven. 20 For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them. 21 || Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him 3 till seven times : 22 Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times; but, until seventy times seven. 23 T Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain king, which would take account of his servants. 24 And when he had begun to reckon, one was brought unto him, which owed him ten thousand talents. 25 But forasmuch as he had not to pay, his Lord commanded him to be sold, and his wife, and children, and all that he had, and payment to be made. 26 The servant, therefore, fell down, and worshipped him, saying, Lord, have patience with me, and I will pay thee all. 27 Then the Lord of that serwant was moved with compassion, and loosed him, and forgave him the debt. 28 But the same servant went out, and found one of his fellowservants, which owed him an hundred pence: and he laid hands on him, and took him by the throat, saying, Pay me that thou OWest. 29 And his fellow-servant sell down at his feet, and besought him, saying, Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all. 30 And he would not; but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay the debt.
31 So when his fellow-servants saw what was done, they were
'very sorry, and came and told
unto their lord all that was done. 32 Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O thou wicked servant! I forgave thee all that debt, because thou desiredst me: 33 Shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellowservant, even as I had pity on thee * 34 And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay all that was due unto him. 35 Solikewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive notevery one his brother their trespasses. CHAP. XIX. Christ healeth the sick. ND it came to pass, that, when Jesus had finished these sayings, he departed from Galilee, and came into the coasts of Judea beyond Jordan : 2 And great multitudes followed him, and he healed them there. 3 T The Pharisees also came unto him, tempting him, and saying unto him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause : 4 And he answered, and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning, made them male and female : 5 And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife; and they twain shall be one flesh. 6 Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What, therefore, God hath joined together, let not man put asunder. 7 They say unto him, Why did Moses then command to give a writing of divorcement, aid to put her away ? -
8 He saith unto them, Moses, because of the hardness of your hearts, suffered you to put away your wives: but from the beginning it was not so. 9 And I say unto you, Whosocver shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and whoso marrieth her which is put away doth commit adultery. 10 || His disciplessay untohim, If the case of the man be so with Æis wife, it is not good to marry. 11 But he said unto them, All men cannot receive this saying, save they to whom it is given. 12 For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother’s womb; and there are Some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men; and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven’s sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it. 13 || Then were there brought unto him little children, that he should put his hands on them and pray: and the disciples rebuked them. 14 But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven. 15 And he laid his hands on them, and departed thence. 16 T And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life 2 17 And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good : there 2.5 none good but one, that is, God : but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments. 18 He saith unto him, Which 2
Jesus said, Thou shalt do no
murder, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, 19 Honour o father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. 20 The young man saith unto him, All these things have Ikept ion my youth up : what lack I yet: 21 Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come and follow Ine. 22 But when the young man heard that saying, he went away sorrowful : for he had great possessions. .23 "Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, Thatarich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven. . 24 And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich *.to enter into the kingdom of
25 When his disciplesheard it, they were exceedingly amazed, Saying, Who then can be saved : 26 But Jesus beheld them, and Slid unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible. 27 Then answered Peter, and Said unto him, behold, we have forsaken all, and followed thee; what shall we have therefore ? 28, And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me in the regeneration, when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his #ory, ye also shall situpon twelve 9nes, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
Chap. xx. Labourers in the vineyard.
saken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name’s sake, shall receive an hundred-fold, and shall inherit everlasting life. 30 But many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be
first. CHAP. XX. The labourers in the vineyard. OR the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which wentoutearly in the morning to hire labourers. into his vineyard. 2 And when he had agreed with the labourers for a penny a day, he sent them into his vineyard. 3 And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the market-place, 4 And said unto them, Go ye. also into the vineyard; and whatsoever is right I will give you. And they went their way. 5 Again he went out about the sixth and ninth hour, and did likewise. 6 And about the eleventh hour he went out, and found others standing idle, and saith unto them, Why stand ye here all the day idle * - . 7 They say unto him, becouse no man hath hired us. He saith unto them, Go ye also into the vineyard; and whatsoeveris right, that shall ye receive. 8 So when even was come, the lord of the vineyard saith unto his steward, Call the labourers, and give them their hire, beginning from the last unto the first. 9 And when they caume that were hired about the eleventh hour, they received every iman & penny. - - - - w
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10 Bat when the first came,
they supposed that they should have received more; and they likewise received every mana penny. 11 And when they had received it, they murmured against the good man of the house, 12 Saying, These last have wrought but one hour, and thou hast made them equal unto us, which have borne the burden and heat of the day. 13 But he answered one of them, and said, Friend, I do thee no wrong: didst not thou agree with me for a penny ? 14 Take that thine is, and go thy way: I will give unto this last, even as unto thee. 15 Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own f is thine eye evil because I am good? 16 So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few chosen. 17 || And Jesus, going up to Jerusalem, took the twelve disciples apart in the way, and said unto them, 18 Behold, we go up to Jerusalem; and the Son of man shall be betrayed unto the chief priests, and unto the scribes, and they shall condemn him to death, 19 And shall deliver him to the Gentiles to mock, and to scourge, and to crucify him ; and the third day he shall rise again. 2O is Then came to him the mother of Zebedee's children, with her sons, worshipping Aim, and desiring a certainthing of him. 21 And he said unto her, What wilt thou ? she saith unto him, Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on thy right hand, and the other on the left, in thy kingdom. 22 But Jesus answered and said,
7 wo blind men. ye able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with ? They say unto him, We are able. 23 And he saith unto them, Ye shall drink indeed of my cup, and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with : but to sit on my right hand, and on my left, is not mine to give; but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared of my Father. 24 And when the ten heard it, they were moved with indignati. on against the two brethren. 25 But Jesus called them unto Aim, and said, Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them. 26 But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister; 27 Andwhosoeverwillbechiefamongyou, lethinbeyourservant: 28 Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many. 29 || Andas they departed from Jericho, a great multitude followed him; 30 And, behold two blind men sitting by the way side, when they heard that Jesus passed by, cried out, saying, Have mercy on us, O Lord! thou Son of David. 31 And the multitude rebuked them, because they should hold their peace: but they cried the more, saying, Have mercyon us, O Lord! thou Son of David. 32 And Jesus stood still, and called them, and said, What will ye that I should do unto you ?
Ye know not what ye ask. Are
33 They say unto him, Lord,
Christ rideth into jerusalem. Chap. xxi. Thefruitless fig-tree.
that our eyes may be opened. 34 So Jesus had compassion on
them, and touched their eyes :
and immediately their eyes re
tood sight, and they followed IIl.
CHAP. XXI. Christ rideth into jerusalem. ND when they drew nigh unto Jerusalem, and were come to Bethpage, untothermount of Olives, then sent Jesus two disciples, * * 2 Saying unto them, Go into the village over against you, and straightway ye shall find an as: tied, and a colt with her: loose them, and bring them unto me. 3 And if any man say oughtunto you, ye shall say, The Lord hath need of them; and straightway he will send them. 4. All this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, 5 Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy king cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass, 6 And the disciples went, and did as Jesus commanded them, 7 And brought the ass, and the
tolt, and put on them theirg
tlothes, and they set bim thereon. 8 And a very great multitude spread their garments in the way; others cut down branches from the trees, and strawed them in the way. 9 And the multitudes that went before, and that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna to the son of Dawid: Blessed is he that comethin the name of the Lord ; Hosanna in the highest. 10 And when he was come into Jerusalem, all the city was moved, saying, Who is this? 11 And the multitude said,
This is Jesus the prophet, of Nazareth of Galilee. 12 is And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the money-changers, and the Seats of them that sold doves, 13 And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves. 14 And the blind and the lame came to him in the temple; and he healed them. 15 And when the chief priests and scribes saw the wonderful things that he did, and the child: ren crying in the temple; and saying, Hosanna to the son of David ; they were soredispleased, 16 And said unto him, Hearest thou what these say : And Jesus saith unto them, Yea; have ye never read, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast perfeóted praise . . . 17 || And he left them, and went out of the city into Bethany; and he lodged there, 18 Now in the morning, as he returned into the city, he hun
ered. 19 And when he saw a fig-tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only ; and said unto it, Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever, And presently the figs tree withered away. 20 And when the disciples saw it, they marvelled, saying, How soon is the fig-tree withered i"; 21 Jesus answered, and sai unto them, Verily I say unto you, If ye have faith, and doubt not, ye shall not only do this it hich is done to the fig-tree, but
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