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Parable of the ten pieces of money.

A. D. 33. “ and said unto them, 2Occupy till I come. But L. 19. "his citizens hated him, and sent a message 14 "after him, saying, We will not have this man "to reign over us. And it came to pass, that 15 "when he was returned, having received the

d 2 Sam. 1. 16.

Job 15. 6.



kingdom, then he commanded these servants
"to be called unto him, to whom he had given
"the money, that he might know how much
every man had gained by trading. Then came 16
"the first, saying, Lord, thy pound hath gained
"ten pounds. And he said unto him, Well, 17
thou good servant: because thou hast been
"faithful in a very little, have thou authority



over ten cities. And the second came, saying, 18
"Lord, thy pound hath gained five pounds. And 19
"he said likewise to him, Be thou also over
"five cities. And another came, saying, Lord, 20
“behold, here is thy pound, which I have kept
"laid up in a napkin: for I feared thee, because 21
"thou art an austere man: thou takest up that
"thou layedst not down, and reapest that thou
"didst not sow. And he saith unto him, d Out 22
"of thine own mouth will I judge thee, thou

3 wicked servant. Thou knewest that I was
“an austere man, taking up that I laid not
"down, and reaping that I did not sow: where- 23
"fore then gavest not thou my money into the




bank, that at my coming I might have re-
quired mine own with usury? And he said 24
“unto them that stood by, Take from him the
pound, and give it to him that hath ten
"pounds. (And they said unto him, Lord, he 25
"hath ten pounds.) For I say unto you, That 26
"unto every one which hath shall be given;
"and from him that hath not, even that he hath
"shall be taken away from him. But those 27
"mine enemies, which would not that I should


reign over them, bring hither, and slay them


2 Trade with these. D. Improve these. C. malignant. C. 4 interest?

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The people flock to see Lazarus.


L.19.28" before me." And when he had thus spoken, A. D. 33. he went before, ascending up to Jerusalem.

J. 11.


110. Jesus arrives at Bethany six days before

the passover.

AND the Jews' passover was nigh at hand: and many went out of the country up to Jerusalem before the passover, to purify themselves. 56 Then sought they for Jesus, and spake among themselves, as they stood in the temple, What think ye, that he will not come to the feast? 57 Now both the chief priests and the Pharisees had given a commandment, that, if any man knew where he were, he should shew it, that they might take him.

J. 12. 1

Then Jesus six days before the passover came to Bethany, where Lazarus was which had been 9 dead, whom he raised from the dead. Much people of the Jews therefore knew that he was there and they came not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom 10 he had raised from the dead. But the chief priests consulted that they might put Lazarus 11 also to death; because that by reason of him many of the Jews went away, and believed on Jesus.

J. 12.


111. Jesus rideth into Jerusalem with triumph;
weepeth over it. He foretelleth his death. The
Jews are generally blinded.

On the next day much people that were come
to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was
13 coming to Jerusalem, took branches of palm
trees, and went forth to meet him.

L. 19.


And it came to pass, when he was come nigh to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount called the mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, 30 saying, "Go ye into the village over against "you; in the which at your entering ye shall





Christ rideth into Jerusalem.'

A. D. 33. “ find a colt tied, whereon yet never man sat: L. 19. loose him, and bring him hither. And if any 31 "man ask you, Why do ye loose him? thus "shall ye say unto him, Because the Lord hath "need of him." And they that were sent went 32 their way, and found even as he had said unto them. And as they were loosing the colt, the 33 owners thereof said unto them, Why loose ye the colt? And they said, The Lord hath need 34 a 2 Kin. 9. of him. And they brought him to Jesus: a and 35 they cast their garments upon the colt, and






Zech. 9. they set Jesus thereon; as it is written, Fear J. 12. not, daughter of Sion: behold, thy King cometh, 14, 15 sitting on an ass's colt. These things understood 16 not his disciples at the first: but when Jesus was glorified, then remembered they that these things were written of him, and that they had done these things unto him. The people there- 17 fore that was with him when he called Lazarus out of his grave, and raised him from the dead, bare record. For this cause the people also met 18 him, for that they heard that he had done this miracle. And many spread their garments in M*. 11. the way and others cut down branches off the 8 trees, and strawed them in the way. And when L. 19.37 he was come nigh, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that Ps. 118. they had seen; and cried, Hosanna: Blessed J. 12. is the King of Israel that cometh in the name 13 of the Lord. Blessed be the kingdom of our M3. 11. father David, that cometh in the name of the 10 Ps. 148. Lord: Hosanna in the highest. And some of L. 19. the Pharisees from among the multitude said 39 unto him, Master, rebuke thy disciples. And 40 he answered and said unto them, "I tell you that, if these should hold their peace, "stones would immediately cry out."

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L. 19.


He weepeth over it.


And when he was come near, he beheld the A.D. 33. 41, 42 city, and wept over it, saying, "If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, "the things which belong unto thy peace! but 43" now they are hid from thine eyes. For the days shall come upon thee, that thine enemies "shall cast a trench about thee, and compass Is.29.3, 4. Jer. 6.3, 6. "thee round, and keep thee in on every side,






not Mic. 3.12. be-h Dan. 9.

" and shall lay thee even with the ground, and & 1 Kin. 9.
thy children within thee; and they shall
"leave in thee one stone upon another;
"cause thou knewest not the time of thy visi-

24. 1 Pet. 2. 12.

M". 21. And when he was come into Jerusalem, all 10, 11 the city was moved, saying, Who is this? And the multitude said, This is Jesus the prophet of 14 Nazareth of Galilee. And the blind and the lame came to him in the temple; and he healed 15 them. And when the chief priests and scribes saw the wonderful things that he did, and the children crying in the temple, and saying, Hosanna to the son of David; they were sore dis16 pleased, 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 Ps. 8. 2. " and sucklings thou hast perfected praise?"

J. 12.


Acts 8.27.

And there were certain Greeks among them Acts 17. 20, 211that came up to worship at the feast: the same 11 Kin. 8. came therefore to Philip, which was of Beth- 41, 42. saida of Galilee, and desired him, saying, Sir, we 22 would see Jesus. Philip cometh and telleth Andrew and again Andrew and Philip tell 23 Jesus. And Jesus answered them, saying, “The “hour is come, that the Son of man should be 24" glorified. Verily, verily, I say unto you, " Ex- 1 Cor.15. cept a 2 corn of wheat fall into the ground and "die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth 25" forth much fruit. He that loveth his life shall "lose it; and he that hateth his life in this


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Christ foretelleth his death.

A. D. 33. “ world shall keep it unto life eternal. If any J. 12. " 1 Thess. " man serve me, let him follow me; and "where 26

4. 17.

"I am, there shall also my servant be: if any



man serve me, him will my Father 2 honour. Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I 27 "say? Father, save me from this hour: but for "this cause came I unto this hour. Father, 28 glorify thy name." Then came there a voice from heaven, saying, I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again. The people therefore, 29 that stood by, and heard it, said that it thundered others said, An angel spake to him. Jesus answered and said, "This voice came not 30 "because of me, but for your sakes. Now is 31 Acts 26. "the judgment of this world: now shall the 2 Cor. 4.4." prince of this world be cast out. And I, if I 32 Eph. 2.2. "be lifted up from the earth, will draw Pall


& 6. 12.

P Rom. 5.


Heb. 2. 9. 9 Ps. 89. 36, 37.

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Is. 9. 7.


"men unto me." This he said, signifying what 33 death he should die. The people answered him, 34 a We have heard out of the law that Christ abideth for ever: and how sayest thou, The Son of man must be lifted up? who is this Son of & 53.8 man? Then Jesus said unto them, "Yet a little 35 Ezek. 37.❝ while is the light with you. Walk while ye "have the light, lest darkness come upon you: for he that walketh in darkness knoweth "not whither he goeth. While ye have light, 36 "believe in the light, that ye may be the $1 John 2. " children of light." These things spake Jesus. M*. 11. And now the eventide was come, he went out 11

25. Dan. 2. 44. & 7. 14, 27. Mic. 4. 7. r Jer. 13. 16.

Eph. 5.8.


t Eph. 5.8.


1 Thess. 5. unto Bethany with the twelve; and he lodged M". 21.

5. 1 John

2. 9, 10, 11.




But though he had done so many miracles J. 12. before them, yet they believed not on him: that 37, 38 the saying of Esaias the prophet might be ful

" Is. 53.1. filled, which he spake, "Lord, who hath believed Rom. 10. our report? and to whom hath the arm of the Lord been revealed? Therefore they could not 39 * Is. 6.9,10. believe, because that Esaias said again, * He 40

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