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of a new garment upon an old ; if otherwise, "then both the new maketh'a rent, and the piece that was taken out of the 'new'agréeth not with the fold. And no man putteth new wine into old bottles ; else the new wine will búrst the bottles and be spilled, and the bottles shall perish. But new wine inust be put into new bottles and both are preserved. No man also having drunk old wine straightway. desireth new : for he saith, The old is better.

* And it came to pass on the second sabbath after the first, that he went through the corn fields ; 'and his disciples plucked the ears of corn, and did eat, rubbing them in their hands. And certain of the Pharisees said unto them, Why do ye that which is not lawful to do on the sabbath-days? And Jesus answering them said, Have ye not read so much as this, what Daviddid, when himself was an hungered, and they whch were with him ; how he went. into the house of God, and did take and eat the shew-bread, and gave also to them that were with hirn'; which it is not lawful to eat, but for the priests alone? And he said unto them, That the Son of man is Lord' also of the sabbath. 1:1

And it came to pass also on another sabbath, that he entered into the synagogue and taught; and there was a man whose right hand' was withered. And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heat on the sabbath-day, that they might find an accesation against him. But he knew their thoughts, and said to the man which had the withered hand, Rise up, and stand forth in the midst. And he arose 'and stood forth. Then said Jesus unto them, I will ask you one thing ; Is it lawful on thie sabbath-day to do good, or to do evil; to save Jife, or to destroy it?: 12

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* And 'hë lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed be ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God. Blessed are ye that hänger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh. Blessed are ye when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake. Rejoice ye in that day, and leap for joy: for, behold, your reward is great in heaven for in the like manner did their fathers unto the prophets. But woe unto you that are rich ! for ye have received your consolation. Woe unto yoit that are full! for ye shall hunger, · Wóe unto you that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep. Woe unto you' when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers to the false prophets. But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you; bless them that cirse you, and pray for them which despitefully lise you. And unto him that smiteth thee on the one cheek offer also the other; and him that takethi away thy cloak forbid not to take thy coat also. Give to every man that asketh of thee; and of him that taketh away thy goods ask them not again. And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise. · For if ye love them which love you, what thank have ye? for sinners also love those that love them. And if ye do good to them which do good to you, what thank have ve? for sinners also do even the same. And if ye Jend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again. But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and shall be the children of the Highest : for he is kind, unto the unthankful and to the evil. Be ye therefore mereiful, as your Father also is merciful. Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemo not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven: give, and it shall be given unto you: good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give irito your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal, it shall be measured to you again. And he spake a parable unto them : Can the blind lead the blind? shall they not both fall into the ditch? The disciple is not above his master : but every one that is perfect shall be as his master. And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thine own eye? Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest, not the beam that is in thine own eye? Thou hypocrite! cast out first the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou see clearly to pull out the mote that is in thy brother's eye. For a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt fruit; neither doth a, corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. For every tree is known by its own fruit: for of thorns men do not gather figs, por of a bramble bush gather they grapes. A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil mau out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh. And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say..? Whosoever cometh to me, and heareth my sayjugs,

and doeth them, I will shew you to whoin he is like: he is like a man which built an house,

and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock; and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it; for it was founded upon a rock. But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that without a foundation built av house upon the earth : against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin 'of that house was great, 3. *And one of the Pharisees desired him that he would eat with him. And he went into the Pharisee's house, and sat down to meat. And, behold, a woman in the city, which was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster-box of ointment, and stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment. Now when the Pharisee which had biddeo hiin saw it, he spake within himself, saying, This man, if he were a prophet, would have known who and what manner of woman this is that toucheth him ; for she is a sinner. And Jesus answering said unto hiin, Simon, I have somewhat to say unto thee. And he saith, Master, say on. There was a certain creditor wbich had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty: and when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me, therefore, which of them will love him most? Simon answered and said, I suppose that he to whom he forgave most. And he said unto him, Thion hast rightly judged. And he turned to the woman, and said into Simon, Seest thou this woman; I entered into thine house, thou gavest me no water for my feet :but she hath washed my feet with tears, and wiped

them with the liairs of her head. Thou garest me no kiss: but this woman, since the time I came in; hath not,ceased, to kiss my feet. Mine head with oil thou didst not anoint; but this woman bathy anointed my feet with ointment. Wherefore, I say unto thee, her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved nuch: but to whom little is forgiven, the same loveth little. And he said unto her, Thy sius are forgiven. And they that sat at meat with him, began to say within themselves, Who is this that forgiveth sins also ? And he said to the woman, Thy faith hath saved thee; go in peace.

* And when much people were gathered together, and were come to him out of every city, he spake by a parable: A sower went ont to sow his seed : and as be sowed, some fell by the way-side; and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it. And soine fell upon a rock; and as soon as it was sprung up, it withered away, because it lacked moisture. And some fell among thoros; and the thorns sprang up with it and choked it. And other fell on good ground, and sprang up, and bare fruit an hundred-fold. And when he said these things, he cried, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear. And his disciples asked him, sayiug, What might this parable be ? And he said, Uuto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others iu parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand. Now the parable is this : The seed is the word of God. Those by the way side are they that hear; then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word .out of their hearts, lest tliey should believe and be saved. They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy ;.

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