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Ærat. S E C T XCVII. Jesus informs his bearers that Misfortunes very often happen to Men not worse than others. The Parable of the Fig-tree.
Here were present at the season,
some that told him of the Gali
ing, said unto them, “Suppose ye that
cept ye repent ye shall all likewise
perish. Or those eighteen, upon « whom the towre in Siloam fell, and “ flew them, think ye that they were
finners above all men that dwelt in « Jerusalem? I tell you, Nay : but except
ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. 6. He spake also this parable,
ci tain man had a fig.tree planted in “his vineyard, and he came and fought 7,“ fruit thereon, and found none. Then e said he unto the dresser of his vine
yard, Behold these three years I come « seeking fruit on this fig.tree, and
“ find none: Cut it down, why cum-
“ fwering, said unto him, Lord, let
"/it bear fruit, well: and if not, then Galilee. Ætat. 32. « after that thou shall cut it down.
The Cure of a Woman on the Sab
bath-day, which Christ maintains
ND [Fesus] was teaching in one 10. .
of the Synagogues on the Sabbath. And behold, there was a wo- II. man which had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bowed together, and could in no wise lift
her self. And when Jefus saw her, he called her to him, and said unto her, Woman thou art loosed from thine infirmity, And he laid his hands on her, 13. and immediately she was made straight, Miracle: and glorified God. And the ruler of the Synagogue answered with indignation, because that Jesus had healed on the Sabbath-day, and said unto the people, There are six days in which men ought to work : in them therefore come and be healed, and not on the fab. bath-day. The Lord then answered him, 15. and said, “ Thou hypocrite, doth not “ each one of ye on the Sabbath-day, " loose his ox or his ass from the stall, " and lead him away to watering? " And ought not this woman, being a
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a daughter of Abraham, whom Sa. Anno Luk. xiii.
tan hath bound, lo, these eighteen Ætat. 32.
years, be loosed from this bond on
And when he had said these things,
ous things that were done by him. 18. Then said he
“ Unto what is the kingdom of God like? and where
unto shall I resemble it? It is like a “ grain of Mustard seed, which a man
took, and cast into his garden, and " it grew, and waxed a great tree: " and the fowls of the air lodged in « the branches of it. And again he
faid, “ Whereunto shall I liken the
" which a Woman took and hid in three
SECT. XCIX. .
Jesus is going towards Jerusalem : His
answer to one that asked if many
ND [Fesus] went through all ci
ties and villages, teaching, and 23. journying towards Jerusalem. Then
said one unto him, Lord, are there few
that be saved? And he said unto them, 24,“ Strive to enter in at the strait gate; “ for many I say unto you will seek to
Anno enter in, and shall not be able. When Galilee.
to stand without and to knock at the
ye workers of iniquity. There shall 28.
be weeping and gnashing of teeth,
come from the east, and from the
west, and from the north, and from
are first which shall be last.
his Death at Jerusalem.
of the Pharisees, saying unto him;
to day and to morrow, and the third Anno Lok. xiii. 33. “ day I'lhall be perfected. Neverthe-rat324
« less I must walk to day and to mor
row, and the day following: for it
cannot be that a prophet perish out 34.“ of Jerusalem. Jerusalem, Jerusa
lem, which killest the prophets, and « ftoneft them that are sent to thee : « How often would I have gathered ç thy children together, as a hen doth
gather her brood under her wings, " and ye would not?
would not? Behold your
ye shall say, Blessed is he that cometh
A Man fick of the Dropsy cured by
Jesus on the Sabbath-day. Advice
A into the house of one of the chief
Pharisees to eat bread on the fabbath2. day, that they watched him. And be
hold, there was a certain man before 3. him which had the dropsy. And Jesus
answering, spake unto the Lawyers and
Pharisees, saying, Is it lawful to heal on 4. The fabbath day? And they held their