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Bethany. And when the people were gathered Anno Luk. xi. 29. thick together, he began to say, "This Etat. 32. Minift. 3. "is an evil generation: they feek a "fign, and there fhall no fign be given it, but the fign of Jonas the prophet. For as Jonas was a fign to "the Ninivites, fo fhall alfo the Son "of Man be to this generation. The (a) Queen of the fouth fhall rife up "in the judgment with the men of "this generation, and condemn them; "for the came from the utmost parts "of the earth, to hear the wisdom of "Solomon, and behold a greater than "Solomon is here. The men of (b) Ni"niveh shall rise up in the judgment "with this generation, and fhall con"demn it: for they repented at the "preaching of Jonas; and behold a greater than Jonas is here. No man when he hath lighted a candle, put"teth it in a fecret place, neither un"der a bufhel; but on a candlestick, "that they which come in may see the 34. light. The light of the body is the therefore when thine eye is fingle, thy whole body alfo is full of light but when thine eye is evil, thy body alfo is full of darknefs.
(a) Queen of the South. In 1 Kings x. i. She is call'd the Queen of Sheba or Saba, the Metropolis of Sabaa, a part of Arabia felix, which lay fouth from Jerufalem.
(b) Niniveh, a very great Town, on the East fide of the River Tigris, the Metropolis of Af Syria.
"Take heed therefore that the light Bethany. Atat, 32" which is in thee be not darkness. Luk. xi. Minift. 3. If thy whole body therefore be full 35 "of light, having no part dark, the "whole fhall be full of light, as when "the bright shining of a candle doth "give thee light.
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the uppermoft feats in the Synagogue,
46. faying, thou reproacheft us also. And
"blood of Abel unto the blood of Za. "charias, which perifhed between the "altar and the temple: Verily I fay unto you, it fhall be required of this 52." generation. Wo unto you Lawyers: "for ye have taken away the key of
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"knowledge: ye entred not in your Bethany.
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"rifees, which is hypocrify. For there Anno 2.❝is nothing covered, that fhall not be tat. 32. Minist. 3. "revealed; neither hid, that shall not "be known. Therefore whatsoever ye "have spoken in darkness, fhall be "heard in the light: and that which "ye have spoken in the ear in closets, "fhall be proclaimed upon the house "top. And I fay unto you my friends, "Be not afraid of them that kill the ແ body, and after that have no more 5." that they can do. But I will forewarn you whom ye fhall fear: Fear him which after he hath killed, hath power to caft into hell; yea, I fay cc unto you, fear him.
"Are not five fparrows fold for two farthings, and not one of them is for7. gotten before God? But even the very "hairs of your head are all numbred. "Fear not therefore: ye are of more "value than many fparrows.
"Alfo I fay unto you, whofoever "fhall confefs me before men, him "fhall the Son of Man alfo confefs be"fore the angels of God. But he that
denieth me before men, fhall be deni"ed before the angels of God. And who"foever fhall fpeak a word against the "Son of Man, it fhall be forgiven "him but to him that blafphemeth 66 against the Holy Ghoft, it fhall not "be forgiven.
"And when they bring you to the "fynagogues, and to magiftrates and powers, take ye no thought how or