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im : for there went 'virtue out of him, and ealed them all.

20 | And he ”lifted up his eyes on his disiples, and said, 'Blessed be ye poor : for your's : 's the kingdom of God.

21 Blessed are ye that 'hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that 'weep now: for ye shall laugh.

22 Blessed are ye, when men shall "hate you, and when they shall "separate you from their

company, and shall reproach you, and cast

8 satisfied. Ma. r. Ud. 9 revile you. Co. Gen. whole. John, iii, 14, 15: And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.

• See on MARK, v. 30.

p Mat. v. 2, &c: And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying, &c.

9 MAT. xi. 5: The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised

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poor have the gospel preached to them. JAMES, ii. 5: Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him? See on MAT, v.3. r See on MAT, v. 6.

Ps. cvii. 9: For he satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness. See on MAT. V.

4. u Mat. v. 11: Blessed are ye when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely for my sake. John, xvii. 14: I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. 1 Pet. ii. 19: This is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully. do. iii. 14: If ye suffer for righteousness’ sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled. do. iv. 14: If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye; for the spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified. Jown, xvi. 2: They shall

put you out of their synagogues.





out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.

23 "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.

24 But 'woe unto you that are rich! for ye have 'received your consolation.

25 Woe unto you that are 'full ; for ye shall hunger. "Woe unto you that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.

26 Woe unto you, when all men shall speak

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w See on Acts, v. 41.

* Acts, vii. 51: As your fathers did, so do ye. Heb. xi. 35-38: Women received their dead raised to life and others were tortured, not accepting deliverance; that they might obtain a better resurrection. And others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment: They were stoned, they were sawn asunder

, were tempted, were slain with the sword: they wandered about in sheep skins and goat skins; being destitute, afficted, tormented; (of whom the world was not worthy :) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens, and in caves of the earth.

Y Amos, iv. 1: Woe to them that are at ease in Zion. "Hab. ü. 9: Woe to him that coveteth an evil covetousness to his house, that he may set his nest on high, that he may vered from the power of evil. See on 1 Tim, vi. 9.

2 Mat. vi. 2, 5, 16: They have their reward. Luke, xvi. 25: But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus eril things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.

a Šee on MAT. v. 6.

b PRO. xiv. 13: Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful ; and the end of that mirth is heaviness. Eph. v. 4: Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.

• John, xv. 19: If ye were of the world, the world would love his own : but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you. 1 John, iv. 5: They are of the world : therefore speak they of the world, and the world heareth them.

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well of you!! for so did their fathers to the false prophets.

27 | But I say unto you which hear, 'Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you,

28 Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you.12

29 And unto him that 'smiteth thee on the one cheek offer also the other; and % him that taketh away thy cloke forbid not to take thy coat also.

30 "Give to every man that asketh of thee; and of him that taketh away thy goods ask them not 13 again.

31 And as ye 'would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.

" praise you. Co. Ma. Cr. Ud. Bi. 19 wrongfully trouble you. Co. Ma. Cr. Ud. Bi. 18 taketh thy goods, exact not. Ham.

• Ver. 35, EXOD. xxiii. 4: If thou meet thine enemy's ox or his ass going astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him again. Pro. xxv. 21 : If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink. See on MAT. v. 44.

e See on MAT. v. 44. See on Mat. v. 39.

8 1 Cor. vi. 7: Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another. Why do ye not rather take wrong? why do ye not rather suffer yourselves to be defrauded?

h Deut.xv. 7, 8, 10: If there be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy gates in thy land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart, nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother. But thou shalt open thine hand wide unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he wanteth. Thou shalt surely give him, and thine heart shall not be grieved when thou givest unto him: because that for this thing the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all thy works, and in all that thou puttest thine hand unto. Pro.xix. 17: He that hath pity upon the poor, lendeth unto the Lord; and that which he hath given will he pay him again. do. xxi. 26: The righteous giveth, and spareth not. MAT. v. 42: Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee, turn not thou away,

i See on Mat, vii. 12.


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favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion. which is in heaven; for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil,

P MAT. v. 48: Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a

32 For if ye "love them which love you,

what thank have ye? for sinners also love those that love them.

33 And if ye do good to them which do good to you, what thank have ye?14 for sinners also do even the same.

34 And if ye 'lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, 15 what thank have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again. 35 But "love ye your enemies, and do good

, and "lend, hoping for nothing again ; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall

shall be the 'children of the Highest : for he is kind unto the unthankful 16 and to the evil.

36 Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.

37 Judge not, and ye shall not be judged : condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned : forgive, and


shall be forgiven : 38 'Give, and it shall be given unto you; 14 what favour is yours? Pu. 15 borrow. Ham. 10 unkind. Wi. Ma. Cr, Ud. Bi. Gen. Rh. k MAT. v. 46: If ye love them which love

you, have ye? do not even the Publicans the same? IMAT. v. 42: The words under yer. 30. m Ver. 27.

n Ver. 30, Ps. xxxvii. 26 : He is ever merciful, and lendeth; and his seed is blessed. do. cxii. 5: A good • MAT. v. 45: That

ye may be the children of and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just, and on the unjust. which is in heaven is perfect.

4 See on Mat. vii. 1.

· Pro. xix. 17: The words under ver. 30. MAT. x.42: And unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.

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ok good measure, pressed down, and shaken togeether, and running over, shall men give into your

bosom.7 For with the 'same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.

39 And he spake a parable unto them, Can the blind lead the blind? shall they not both fall into the ditch?

40 The 'disciple is not above his master : but every one that is perfect shall be as his master. 18

41 And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but perceivest 19 not the beam that is in thine own eye

42 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

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18 shall be perfected as his master. A.V. Co. Ma. Cr. Ud. Bi. Gen. Rh.

$ Ps. lxxix. 12: Render unto our neighbours sevenfold into their bosom, their reproach wherewith they have reproached thee, O LORD.

+ JAMES, ii. 13: For he shall have judgment without mercy, that hath showed no mercy; and mercy rejoiceth against judgment. See on MAT. vii. 2. u See on Mat. xv. 14.

Mar, x. 24: The disciple is not above his master, nor the servant above his Lord. John, xiii. 16 : Verily, verily, I say unto you, the servant is not greater than his Lord, neither he that is sent, greater than he that sent him. do. xv. 20: Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord.

w Mat. vii. 3.

* PRO. xviii. 17: He that is first in his own cause seemeth just; but his neighbour cometh and searcheth him. Rom. ii. 1, 21, &c: Therefore thou art inexcusable, O man, whosoever thou art, that judgest: for wherein thou judgest another, thou condemnest thyself; for thou that judgest doest the same things. Thou therefore which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself ? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal ?

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