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778 The danger of'richce. ST. MARK. Request of the sons of Zebedee.
13 | And they brought young children | and sisters, and mothers, and childreri. w him, that he should touch them ; and 1 and lands, with persecutions; and in the his disciples rebuked those that brought world to come, eternal life. them.
31 But many that are first shall be last; 14 But wben Jesus saw it, he was much and the last first. displeasel, and said unto tiem, Suffer the : 32 | And they were in the way, gming little children to coinc ato me, and for up to Jerusalem ; and Jesus went before bidem not: for of such is the kingdom them; and they were amazed; and as they vf God.
followed, they were afraid. And he took 15 Verily I say unto you, Whosoever again the twelve, and began to tell them shall not receive the kingdom of God as what things should happed unto hiin, a little child, he shall not enter therein. 33 Saying, Behold, we go up to Jeru
16 And he took them up in his arms, put salem ; and the Son of man shall be dehis hands upon them, and blessed them. livered unto the chief priests, and umto
17 | And when he was gone forth into the scribes ; and they shall condemn bim the way, there came one running, and to death, and shall deliver him to the kneeled to him, and asked him, Good | Gentiles ; Master, what shall I do that I may inher- | 54 And they shall mock him, and shall it eternal life?
scourge him, and s'iall spit upon him, 18 And Jesus said unto him, Why call- and shall kill bim : and the third day he est thou me good ? there is none good, shall rise again. but one, that is God.
| 35 And James and John the sons of 19 Thou knowest the commandments, i Zebedee come unto him, saying, M.ster, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do we would that thou shouldest do for us not steal, Do not bear false witness, De- 1 whatsoever we shall desire. fraud not, Honour thy father and mother. 36 sed he said unto them, What would
20 And he answered and said unto him, Il ye that I should do for you? Master, all these have I observed from 37 They said unto him, Grant unto us my youth.
that we may sit, one on thy riglit hand, and 21 Then Jesus beholding him loved l the other on thy left hand, in thy glory.. him, and said unto him, One thing thou 38 But Jesus said unto them, Ye kriow lackest : go thy way, sell whatsoever thou || not what ye ask : can ye drink of the crn hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt that I drink of? and bé baptized with die have treasure in heaven; and come, take i baptism that I am baptized with up the cross, and follow me.
39 And they said unto him, We can. 22 And he was sad at that saying, and And Jesus said unto them, Ye shall inwent away grieved : for he had great deed drink of the cup that I drink of ; possessions.
and with the baptism that I am baptized 23 And Jesus looked round about, || withal shall ye be baptized : and saith unto his disciples, How hardly | 40 But to sit on my riglit hand and on shall they that have riches enter into the l my left hand, is not mine to give ; but kingdom of God!
it shall be given to them for whom it is 24 And the disciples were astonished at prepared. his words. But Jesus answereth agajn, 41 And when the ten heard it, they and saith unto them, Children, how hard began to be much displeased with Jaines is it for them that trust in riches to enter and John. into the kingdom of God!
42 But Jesus called them to hini, and 25 It is easier for a camelto go through | saith unto them, Ye know that they which the eye of a needle, than for a rich man are accounted to rule over the Gentiles, to enter into the kingdom of God. exercise lordship over them; and their * 26 And they were astonished out of great ones exercise authority upon them. measure, saying among themselves, Who 43 But so shall it not be among you : then can be saved ?
but whosoever will be great among you, 27 And Jesus looking upon them, saith, I shall be your minister : With men it is impossible, but not with 1 44 And whosoever of you will be the God : for with God all things are possible. || chiefest, shall be servant of all.
28 4 Then Peter began to say unto him, 45 For even the Son of man came not Lo, we have left all, and have followed || to be ministered unto, but to minister, thee.
and to give his life a rapsom for many. 29 And Jesns answered and said, Ver- 46 And they came to Jericho: and as ily I say unto you, There is no man that he went out of Jericho with his disciples, hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or l and a great number of people, blind Barfather, or mother, or wife, or children, 1 timeus, the son of Tineus, sat by the or lands, for my sake, and the gospel's, I highway-side begging. * 30 But he shall receive an hundred-fold 47 And when he heard that it was JeNow in this time, houses, and brethren, I sus of Nazareth, hebeganto cry out, and
Bartimeus restored to sight. CHAP. XI. The temple purged. 779 say, Jesus, thou son of David, have mer- || ing leaves, he came, if haply he might cy on me.
find any thing thereon : and when he 48 And many charged him that he came to it, he found nothing but leaves: should had his peace: but he cried the || for the time of figs was not yet. inore a great deal, Thou son of David, 14 And Jesus answered and said unto have mercy on me.
it, No man eat fruit of three hereafter for 49 And Jesus stood still, and command- ever. And his disciples heard it. ed him to be called : and they call the 15 And they come to Jerusalem: and blind man, saying unto him, Be of good Jesus went into the temple, and began comfort, rise ; he calleth thee.
to cast out them that sold and bought in 50 And he, casting away his garment, the temple, and overthrew the tables of rose, and came to Jesus.
the money-changers, and the seats of 51 And Jesus answered and said unto them that sold doves; him, What wilt thou that I should do 16 And would not suffer that any rinto thee? The blind man said unto him, | man should carry any vessel through the Lord, that I might receive my sight. teinple. ·52 And Jesus said unto him, Go thy 17 And he taught, saying unto them, way; thy faith hath made thée whole. Is it not written, My house shall be And immediately he received his sight, i called of all nations the house of prayer? and followed Jesus in the way.
but ye have made it a den of thieves. CHAP. XI.
18 And the scribes and chief priests 1 Christ rideth with triumph into Jerusa-heard it, and sought how they might de. lem. 12 He curseth the fiuitless fig-free, stroy him: for they feared him, because all AND when they came nigh to Jeru- the people was astonished at his doctrine. A salem, unto Bethpkage, and Beth- 19 And when even was come, ile went any, at the mount of Olives, he sendeth out of the city. , forth two of his disciples,
20 | And in the morning, as they pass2 And saith unto them, Go your way led by, they saw the fig-tree dried up from jato the village over against you: and the roots. as soon as ye be entered into it, ye shall | 21 And Peter calling to remembrance, find a colt tied, whereon never man sat; fi saith unto him, Master, behold, the figloose him, and bring him.
tree which thou cursedst is withered away. 3 And if any man say unto you, Why 22 And Jesus answering, saith unto clo ye this ? say ye that the Lord hath them, Have faith in God. need of him; and straightway he will 23 For verily I say unto you, That send him hither.
whosoever shall say unto this mountain, 4 And they went their way, and found Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the colt tied by the door without, in a the sea? and shall not doubt in his heart, place where two ways met; and they but shall believe that those things which loose him,
| he saith shall come to pass ; he shall have 5. And certain of them that stood there, whatsoever he saiib. said unto them, What do ye, loosing the l 24 Therefore I say unto you, What colt?
I things soever ye desire when ye pray, 6 And they said unto them even as Jesus believe that ye receive them, and ye shall had commanded : and they let them go. have them.
7 And they brought the colt to Jesus, 25 And when ye stand praying, forand cast their garments on him ; and he give, if ye have aught against any : that „Sat upon him.
Il your Father also which is in heaven may 8 And many spread their garments in forgive you your trespasses. the way; and others cut down branciies || 26 But if ye do not forgive, neither off the trees, and strewed them in the way. I will your Father which is in heaven for
9. And they that went before, and they ll give your trespasses that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna : ° 27' F And they come again to JerusaBlessed is be that cometh in the name of lem: and as he was walking in the temthe Lord.
ple, there come to him the chief priests, 10 Blessed be the kingdom of our fa- || and the scribes, and the elders, ther David, that cometh in the name of 28 And say unto him, By what authe Lord : Hosanna in the highest. thority doest thou these things and
11 And Jesus entered into Jerusalem, l who gave thee this authority to do these and into the temple: and when he had things? looked round about upon all things, and 29 And Jesus answered and said unto now the even-tide was come, he went out them, I will also ask of you one question, unto Bethany, with the twelve.
and answer me, and I will tell you by ",2 And on the morrow, when they what authority I'do these things. were come from Bethany, he was hungry, 30 The baptism of Johan, was it from "1; And seeing a fig tree afar off, hav.1 heaven, or of men answer mę.
780 The parable of the vineyard. ST. MARK. :os of the reswrection
31 And they reasoned with themselves, it But he, knowing their hypocrisy, said Saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he unto them, Why tempt ye me? bring me will say, Why then did ye not believe him? | a penny, that I may see it. :
32 But if we shall say, Of men; they 16 And they brought it: and he saith feared the people: for all men counted unto them, Whose is this image and sitJohn that he was a prophet indeed. " perscription? And they said unto him, 33 And they answered and said unto
d said unto I Cesar's. Jesus, We cannot tell. And Jesus answer 17 And Jesus answering, said unto ing saith unto them, Neither do I tell them, Render to Cesar the things that you by what authority I do these things. are Cesar's, and to God the things that CHAP. XII.
are God's. And they marvelled at him. 1 The parable of the vineyard. 13 Touch- | 18 | Then come unto him the Sad
ing the paying of tribute, 18 and the Il ducees, which say there is no resurrecresurrection, 41 The widow and her | tion; and they asked him, saying, mites.
19 Master, Moses wrote unto us, If a AND he began to speak unto them by l man's brother die, and leave his wife be
1 parables. A certain man planted a hind him, and leave no children, that his vineyard, and set an hedge about it, and brother should take his wife, and raise digged a place for the wine-fat, and built up seed unto his brother. I a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, 20 Now there were seven brethren and and went into a far country.
the first took a wife, and dying left nd seed. * 2 And at the season he sent to the 21 And the second took her, and died, husbandmen å servant, that he might re neither left he any seed: and the third ceive from the husbandmen of the fruit likewise. of the vineyard.
22 And the seven had her, and left ne 3 And they caught him, and beat him, seed : last of all the woman died alsn. and sent him away empty.
23 In the resurrection therefore, when 4 And again, he sent unto them another they shall rise, whose wife shall she be of servant; and at him they cast stones, and them for the seven had her to wife. wounded him in the head, and sent him 24 And Jesus answering, said unto away shamefully handled.
them, Do ye not therefore err, because 5 And again he sent another; and him ye know not the scriptures, neither the they killed, and many others; beating power of God? some, and killing some.
25 For when they shall rise from the 6 Having yet therefore pne' son, his dead, they neither mariy, nor are given well-beloved, he sent him also last unto in marriage ; but are as the angels which them, saying, They will reverence my son. are in heaven.
7 But those husbandmen said among | 26 And as touching the dead that themselves, This is the heir ; come, let us they rise; have ye not read in the book kill him, and the inheritunce shall be ours. of Moses, how in the bush God spake
8 And they took him, and killed him, | unto him, saying, I am the God of Aand cast him out of the vineyard.
braham, and the God of Isaac, and the 9 What shall therefore the lord of the God of Jacob? vineyard do? he will come and destroy | 27 He is not the God of the dead, but the husbandmen, and will give the vine- l the God of the living: ye therefore do yard unto others.
greatly err. 10 And have ye not read this scripture; 28 í And one of the scribes came, and The stone which the builders rejected is having heard them reasoning together, become the head of the corner:
and perceiving that he had answered 11 This was the Lord's doing, and it is | them well, asked him, Which is the firstmarvellous in our eyes ?
commandment of all ? 12 And they sought to lay hold on 29 And Jesus answered him, The first him, but feared the people ; for they of all the commandments is, Hear, O Isknew that he had spoken the parable rael; The Lord our God is one Lord: against them: and they left him, and 30 And thou shalt love the Lord thy went their way.
God with all thy heart, and with all thy 13 | And they send unto him certain soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy of the Pharisees, and of the Herodians, strength; this is the first commandment. to catch him in his words.
31 And the second is like, namely this, 14 And when they were come, they Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thysay unto him, Master, we know that thou self: there is none other commandment art true, and carest for no man: for thou greater than these. regardest not the person of men, but 32 And the scribe said unto him, Well, teachest the way of God in truth: Is it Master, thou biast said the truth : for lawful to give tribute to Cesar, or not there is one God; and there is none . ?5 Shall we give, or shall we not give other but he.
The destruction of the temfile. CHAP. XIII. Persecutions for the gosficl. 781
33 And to love him with all the heart, il say, Take heed lest any man deceive you: and with all the understanding, and with 6 For many shall come in my name, saya all the soul, and with all the strength, ling, I am Christ; and shall deceive many, and to love his neighbour as himself, is 7 And when ye shall hear of wars, and more than all whole burnt offerings and rumours of wars, be ye not troubled : for sacrifices.
Il such things must needs be ; but the end 34 And when Jesus saw that he an- || shall not be yet. swered discreetly, he said unto him, 8 For nation shall rise against nation, Thou art not far from the kingdom of and kingdom against kingdom: and there God. And no man after that durst ask shall be earthquakes in divers places, and him any question.
there shall be famines, and troubles: these 35 | And Jesus answered and said, while are the beginnings of sorrows. he taught in the temple, How say the 9 ( But take heed to yourselves : for scribes that Christ is the son of David ? || they shall deliver you up to councils; and
36 For David himself said by the Holy in the synagogues ye shall be beaten; and Ghost, The LORD said to my Lord, Sit ye shall be brought before rulers and kings thou on my right hand, till I make thine for my sake, for a testimony against them, enemies thy footstool.
10 And the gospel must first be pub37 David therefore himself calleth him lished among all nations. Lord, and whence is he then his son and 11 But when they shall lead you, and the conmon people heard him gladly. deliver you up, take no thought before
38 | And he said unto them in his doc- hand what ye shall speak, neither do ye trine, Beware of the scribes, which love premeditate: but whatsoever shall be giv, to go in long clothing, and love saluta- en you in that hour, that speak ye: for it cions in the market-places,
is not ye that speak, but the Holy Ghost, 39 And the chief seats in the synagogues, 12 Now the brother shall betray the and the uppermost rooms at feasts : brother to death, and the father the son:
40 Which devour widows houses, and and children shall rise up against their for a pretence make long prayers: these parents, and shall cause them to be put shall receive greater damnation.
to death. 41 | And Jesus sat over against the 13 And ye shall be hated of all men for treasury, and beheld how the people cast my name's sake: but he that shall endure money into the treasury: and many that | unto the end, the same shall be saved. were rich cast in much..
14 F But when ye shall see the alwin42 And there came a certain poor ination of desolation, spoken of by Danwidow, and she threw in two mites, iel the prophct, standing where it ought which make a farthing.
not, (let him that readeth understand) · 43 And he called unto him his disci then let them that be in Judea flee to the ples, and saith unto them, Verily I say mountains: unto you, that this poor widow hath 15 And let him that is on the housecast more in, than all they which have | top not go down into the house, neither cast into the treasury.
enter therein, to take any thing out of 44 For all they did cast in of their a- his house: bundance: but she of her want did cast 16 And let him that is in the field not in all that she had, even all her living. tuit back again for to take up his garment. CHAP. XIII.
17 But woe to them that are with child, 1 The destruction of the temple. 9 Persecu l and to them that give suck in those days.
kons for the gospel, 14 Great calamities || 18 And pray ye that your flight be not 10 the Jews. 24 Christ's coming to judge || in the winter. ment. 32 The hour of it uncertain. 19 For in those days shall be affliction, AND) as he went out of the temple, such as was not from the beginning of Al one of his disciples saith unto him, the creation which God created unto this Master, see what manner of stones, and time, neither shall be. what buildings are here!
20 And except that the Lord had short2 And Jesus answering said unto him, ened those days, no flesh should be saved: Seest thou these great buildings ? there but for the elect's sake, whom he hath shall not be left one stone upon another, chosen he hath shortened the days. that shall not be thrown down.
21 And then, if any man shall say to 3 And as he sat upon the mount of you, Lo, here is Christ ; or lo, he is Olives, over against the temple, Peter, l, there ; believe him not. and James, and John, and Andrew, ask 1 22 For false Christs, and false prophets ed him privately,
| shall rise, and shall shew signs and won4 Tell us, when shall these things be? ders, to seduce, if it were possible, even and what shall be the sign when all the elcct. these things shall be fulfilled?
23 But take ye heed : behold, I hare 5 And Jesus answering them, began toll foretold you all things.
782 Christ's head anointed. ST. MARK. Judas betrageth him.
24 But in those days, after that trib- i than three hundred pence, and have been ulation, the sun shall be darkened, and I given to the poor. And they murmured the moon shall not give her light, against her.
25 And the stars of heaven shall fall, | 6 And Jesus said, Let her alone ; wby and the powers that are in heaven shall || trouble ye her? she hath wrought a good be shaken.
26 And then shall they see the Son of 7 For ye have the poor with you alman coming in the clouds with great ways, and whensoever ye will ye may do power and glory.
them good: but me ye have not alwars. 27 And then shall he send his angels, 8 She hath done what she could : she is and shall gather together his elect from come aforehand to anoint my body to the four winds, from the uttermost part of the burying the earth to the uttermost part of heaven. 9 Verily I say unto you, Wheresoever this
28 Now learn a parable of the fig-tree: || gospel shall be preached throughout the When her branch is yet tender, and put-|| whole world, this also that she hath done teth forth leaves, ye know that summer shall be spoken of, for a memorial of lier, is near :
10 f And Judas Iscariot, one of the 29 So ye in like manner, when ye shall twelve, went unto the chief priests, to sce these things come to pass, know that | betray him unto them, it is nigh, even at the doors.
11 And when they heard it, they were So Verily I say unto you, that this I glad, and promised to give him money. generation shall not pass, till all these And he sought how he might conven things be done.
|| iently betray him. 31 Heaven and earth shall pass away: 12 And the first day of unleavened
bread, when they killed the passover, his 52 | But of that day and that hour disciples said unto him, Where wilt thou knoweth no man, no not the angels which that we go and prepare, that thou mayest are in heaven, neither the Son, but the
en, neither the Son, but the leat the passover ? Father,
13 And he sendeth forth two of his dis 33 Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ciples, and saith unto them, Go ye into ye know not when the time is.
ll the city, and there shall meet you a man 34 For the Son of man is as a man tak- bearing a pitcher of water : follow him. ing a far journey, who left his house, 14 And wheresoever he shall goin, say and gave authority to his servants, and ive to the good-man of the house, The to every man his work ; and commanded Master saith, Where is the guest-chamthe porter to watch.
ber, where I shall cat the passover with 35 Watch ye therefore : for ye know my disciples ? not when the master of the house com 15 And he will shew you a large upeth, at even, or at midnight, or at the per room furnished and prepared: there cock-crowing, or in the morning : make ready for us.
36 Lcst coming suddenly, he find you 16 And his disciples went forth, and sleeping:
came into the city, and found as he had 37 And what I say unto you, I say un said unto them : and they made ready to all, Watch.
the passover. CHAP. XIV.
17 And in the evening. he cometh with 1 A conspiracy against Christ. 3 A Wo- the twelve. man poureth ointment on his head. 10 18 And as they sat, and did eat, Jesus Judas selleth, 43 and betrayeth him. said, Verily I say unto you, One of you 66 Peter thirice denieth him."
which eateth with me, shall betray me. AFTER two days was the feast of the 19 And they began to be sorrowful, A passover, and of unleavened bread. and to say unto him one by one, Is it I and the chief priests, and the scribes, and another said, Is it I? sought how they might take him by 20 And he answered and said unto craft, and put him to death
them, It is one of the twelve that dip 2 But they said, Not on the feast-day, | peth with me in the dish. lest there be an uproar of the people. 21 The Son of man indeed goeth, as it
3 | And being in Bethany, in the house is written of him: but woe to that man of Simon the leper, as he sat at meat, by whom the Son of man is betrayed! there came a woman having an alabaster good were it for that man it he had nerbox of ointment of spikenard, very prec er been born. ious; and she brake the box, andi pour- | 22 Andas they dideai, Jesustonk bread, ed it on his head.
and blessed, and brake it, and gave to 4 And there were some that had indig them, and said, Take, eat:this is my body. nation within themselves, and said, Why 23 And he took the cup, and when le was this waste of the ointment made? had given thanks, he give it to the
5 For it might have been sold for inore li and tl:ey all drank of it.