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Luke xviii. 17. in no wise enter therein.
On a tour. Mark X. 16. And he took them up in his arms, put his hands
upon them, and blessed them; Matt. xix. 15. and departed thence.
MATT. xix. part of ver. 13. ver. 14. and part of ver. 15. . 13 — Then were there brought unto him little children, that he should put his hands on them, 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 —
MARK X. part ver. 13. 13 And they brought young children to him, that he should touch them: and his disciples rebuked
LUKE xviii. part of ver. 15, 16, 17. 15 And they brought unto him also infants, that he would touch them :them.
16 —But Jesus-said, Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.
17 Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, shall
SECTION XXXII 25.
Luke xvi. 19.
Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus.
Luke xiv. 19, to the end.
which was laid at his gate, full of sores, Luke xvi. 21. And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which
fell from the rich man's table : moreover the dogs
came and licked his sores. Luke xvi. 22. And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and
was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom:
the rich man also died, and was buried;
ments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus
25 Section 32, 33. These sections continue the order of the supplementary chapters in St. Luke's Gospel, which had been interrupted by the insertion of the corresponding passages from St. Matthew and St. Mark, in the last two sections. The five harmonizers are unanimous in placing them in their present position.
On a tour.
And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have Luke xvi. 24. mercy on me, and send. Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.
But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou Luke xvi. 25. in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things; but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.
And beside all this, between us and you there Luke xvi. 26. is a great gulf fixed : so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence.
Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that Luke xvi. 27. thou wouldest send him to my father's house:
For I have five brethren ; that he may testify Luke xvi. 28. unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment.
Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and Luke xvi. 29. the prophets; let them hear them.
And he said, Nay, father Abraham : but if one Luke xvi. 30. went unto them from the dead, they will repent.
And he said unto them, If they hear not Moses Luke xvi. 31 avd the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.
LUKE xvii. 1–11. o Matt. xviii. Then said he unto the disciples, ° It is impos- Luke xvii. 1.
sible but that offences will coine : but woe unto
It were better for him that a millstone were Luke xvii. 2. hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea,
than that he should offend one of these little ones. p. Matt. xviii. . Take heed to yourselves : p If thy brother tres- Luke xvii. 3.
pass against thee, rebuke him ; and if he repent,
And if he trespass against thee seven times in a Luke xvii. 4.
And the apostles said unto the Lord, Increase Luke xvii. 5. our faith.
And the Lord said, If ye had faith as a grain Luke xvii. 6. of mustard seed, ye might say unto this sycamine
q Matt. xvii.
tree, ? Be thou plucked up by the root, and be On a tour.
thou planted in the sea; and it should obey you. 20. Luke xvii. 7. But which of you, having a servant plowing or
feeding cattle, will say unto him by and by, when
wherewith I may sup, and gird thyself, and serve
thou shalt eat and drink ?
things that were commanded him? I trow not. Luke xvii. 10. So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all
those things which are commanded you, say, We
SECTION XXXIV 26.
Christ journeys towards Jerusalem.
Luke ix. 51, to the end. xvii. 11.
that he should be received up, he stedfastly set
his face to go to Jerusalem. Luke xvii. 11. And it came to pass, as he went to Jerusalem,
that he passed through the midst of Samaria and
they went, and entered into a village of the Sama-
* There is much difference of opinion among the harmonizers, concerning the particular journey in which the conversation related in this section took place. Lightfoot supposes that the journey of Christ to Jerusalem, here mentioned by St. Luke, is the same with that in John vii. 10. Archbishop Newcome places it after the feast of the dedication, subsequent to Christ's completion of his last progress round Galilee, and before his triumphant entry into Jerusalem. Newcome's arrangement of this section is here adopted, therefore, in preference to that of Lightfoot. Doddridge has referred this conversation also to the same period. Michaelis does not decide the point; and Pilkington, in his anxiety to preserve the order of St. Luke's Gospel, has not changed its position, but refers it to the same journey. If the word åvalyys, Luke ix. 51. as Schleusner, Doddridge, the ancient versions, and by far the greater majority of critics, assert, signifies the ascension into heaven, it would fix the period of the circumstance in question to this last journey of our Lord to Jerusalem.
On a tour.
And they did not receive him, because his face Luke ix. 53. was as though he would go to Jerusalem,
And when his disciples James and John saw Luke ix. 54. this, they said, Lord, wilt thou that we command
fire to come down from heaven, and consume 12 Kings i. them, even as 'Elias did ?
But he turned, and rebuked them, and said, Ye Luke ix. 55. know not what manner of spirit ye are of.
For the Son of man is not come to destroy Luke ix. 56. men's lives, but to save them. And they went
to another village. s Matt. viii. 19. And it came to pass, that, as they went in the Luke ix. 57.
way, a certain man said unto him, Lord, I will
And Jesus said unto him, Foxes have holes, Luke ix. 58. and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of
man hath not where to lay his head. t Matt. viii.21. And he said unto another, Follow me. But Luke ix. 59.
he said, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my
Jesus said unto him, Let the dead bury their Luke ix. 60.
And another also said, Lord, I will follow thee; Luke ix. 61. but let me first go bid them farewell, which are at home at my house. · And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put Luke ix. 62. his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.
SECTION XXXV 27,
Christ heals Ten Lepers.
LUKE xvii. 12—20. And as he entered into a certain village, there Luke xvii. 12, met him ten men that were lepers, which stood afar off :
And they lifted up their voices, and said, Jesus, Luke xvii. 13. Master, have mercy on us.
And when he saw them, he said unto them, Luke xvii. 14. u Lev xiv. 2. "Go shew yourselves unto the Priests. And it
27 Sect. 35-38. The sections, which follow the order of St. Luke's narrative, are placed in their present position on the united authorities of the five harmonizers, whose labours have principally assisted me in this arrangement.
came to pass, that, as they went, they were On a tour.
cleansed. Luke xvii. 15. And one of them, when he saw that he was
healed, turned back, and with a loud voice glo
rified God, Luke xvii. 16. And fell down on his face at his feet, giving
him thanks : and he was a Samaritan. Luke xvii. 17. And Jesus answering said, Were there not ten
cleansed ? but where are the nine? Luke xvii. 18. There are not found that returned to give glory
to God, save this stranger. Luke xvii. 12. And he said unto him, Arise, go thy way: thy.
faith hath made thee whole.
Christ declares the Lowliness of his Kingdom, and the sudden
Destruction of Jerusalem.
LUKE xvii. 20, to the end.
when the kingdom of God should come, he
cometh not * with observation : Luke xvii. 21. Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there ! ward shew.
for, behold, the kingdom is + within you. + Or, among Luke xvii. 2. And he said unto the disciples, The days will you.
come, when ye shall desire to see one of the days
of the Son of man, and ye shall not see it. Luke xvii. 23. And they shall say to you, * See here; or, see x Matt. (xiv.
there: go not after them, nor follow them.
one part under heaven, shineth unto the other
be in this day.
rejected of this generation. Luke xvii. 26. And as it was in the days of y Noe, so shall it y Gen. vii.
· be also in the days of the Son of man.
they were given in marriage, until the day that
destroyed them all. Lukexvii. 28. Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; z Gen. xix.
they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold,