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The disciples power.
The lawyer's question.
13¶ Woe unto thee, Chorazin! 23 T And he turned him unto woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if his disciples, and said privately, the mighty works had been done Blessed are the eyes which see in Tyre and Sidon, which have the things that ye see: been done in you, they had a 24 For I tell you, that many great while ago repented, sitting prophets and kings have desired in sackcloth and ashes. to see those things which ye see, 14 But it shall be more tolera-Jand have not seen them; and to ble for Tyre and Sidon at the hear those things which ye hear, judgment, than for you. and have not heard them.
15 And thou, Capernaum, 25 ¶ And, behold, a certain which art exalted to heaven, shalt lawyer stood up, and tempted be thrust down to hell. him, saying, Master, what shall 16 He that heareth you, hear-I do to inherit eternal life? eth me; and he that despiseth 26 He said unto him, What is you, despiseth me; and he that written in the law? how readest despiseth me, despiseth him that thou?
27 And he answering, said, 17 And the seventy returned Thou shalt love the Lord thy God again with joy, saying, Lord, even with all thy heart, and with all the devils are subject unto us thy soul, and with all thy strength, through thy name. and with all thy mind; and thy 18 And he said unto them, Ineighbour as thyself. beheld Satan as lightning fall from 28 And he said unto him, heaven. Thou hast answered right: this 19 Behold, I give unto you do, and thou shalt live. power to tread on serpents and 29 But he, willing to justify scorpions, and over all the power himself, said unto Jesus, And of the enemy; and nothing shall who is my neighbour? by any means hurt you.
30 And Jesus, answering, said, 20 Notwithstanding in this re- A certain man went down from joice not, that the spirits are sub-Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell ject unto you; but rather rejoice, among thieves, which stripped because your names are written him of his raiment, and wounded in heaven. him, and departed, leaving him
21 ¶ In that hour Jesus rejoiced half dead.
in spirit, and said, I thank thee, 31 And, by chance, there came O Father, Lord of heaven and down a certain priest that way; earth, that thou hast hid these and when he saw him, he passed things from the wise and prudent, by on the other side.
and hast revealed them unto 32 And likewise a Levite, when babes: even so, Father; for so he was at the place, came and it seemed good in thy sight. looked on him, and passed by on
22 All things are delivered to the other side. me of my Father; and no man 33 But a certain Samaritan, as knoweth who the Son is, but he journeyed, came where he the Father; and who the Father was: and when he saw him, he is, but the Son, and be to whom had compassion on him, the Son will reveal him.
34 And went to him, and bound
up his wounds, pouring in oil and When ye pray, say, Our Father
6 For a friend of mine in his 38 ¶ Now it came to pass, as journey is come to ine, and I have they went, that he entered into a nothing to set before him? certain village: and a certain wo- 7 And he from within shall anman, named Martha, received swer, and say, Trouble me not: him into her house. the door is now shut, and my 39 And she had a sister called children are with me in bed; I Mary, which also sat at Jesus' cannot rise and give thee. feet, and heard his word.
8 I say unto you, Though he 40 But Martha was cumbered will not rise and give him, beabout much serving, and came to cause he is his friend; yet behim, and said, Lord, dost thou cause of his importunity he will not care that my sister hath left rise and give him as many as he me to serve alone? bid her, needeth. therefore, that she help me.
9 And I say unto you, Ask, and 41 And Jesus answered, and it shall be given you; seek, and said unto her, Martha, Martha, ye shall find: knock, and it shall thou art careful, and troubled be opened unto you.
about many things:
10 For every one that asketh, 42 But one thing is needful:receiveth; and he that seeketh, and Mary hath chosen that good findeth; and to him that knockpart, which shall not be taken eth it shall be opened.
away from her.
11 If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he Christ teacheth to pray. give him a stone? or, if he ask ND it came to pass, that, as a fish, will he for a fish, give him he was praying in a certain a serpent? place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.
12 Or, if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?
13 If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children; how much more shall
2 And he said unto them,
Adumb devil cast out. Chap. xi. The Pharisees reproved. your heavenly Father give the findeth it swept and garnished. Holy Spirit to them that ask him? 26 Then goeth he, and taketh 14 T And he was casting out to him seven other spirits more a devil, and it was dumb. And wicked than himself; and they it came to pass, when the devil enter in, and dwell there: and was gone out, the dumb spake; the last state of that man is worse and the people wondered. than the first.
15 But some of them said, He 27 ¶ And it came to pass, as casteth out devils through Beel- he spake these things, a certain zebub the chief of the devils. woman of the company lifted up
16 And others, tempting him, her voice, and said unto him, sought of him a sign from heaven. Blessed is the womb that bare 17 But he, knowing their thee, and the paps which thou thoughts, said unto them, Every hast sucked. kingdom divided against itself is 28 But he said, Yea, rather, brought to desolation; and a blessed are they that hear the house divided against a house fall-word of God, and keep it. eth. 29 ¶ And when the people were 18 If Satan also be divided gathered thick together, he began against himself, how shall his to say, This is an evil generation: kingdom stand? because ye say they seek a sign; and there shall that I cast out devils through no sign be given it, but the sign Beelzebub. of Jonas the prophet.
19 And if I by Beelzebub cast 30 For as Jonas was a sign unto out devils, by whom do your sons the Ninevites, so shall also the cast them out? therefore shall Son of man be to this generation. they be your judges. 31 The queen of the south shall
20 But if I with the finger of rise up in the judgment with the God cast out devils, no doubt the men of this generation, and conkingdom of God is come upon demn them: for she came from the utmost parts of the earth, to 21 When a strong man armed hear the wisdom of Solomon; keepeth his palace, his goods are and, behold, a greater than Soloin peace : mon is here.
22 But when a stronger than he 32 The men of Nineveh shall shall come upon him, and over-rise up in the judgment with this come him, he taketh from him generation, and shall condemn it: all his armour, wherein he trust-for they repented at the preaching ed, and divideth his spoils. of Jonas; and, behold, a greater 23 He that is not with me is than Jonas is here. against me; and he that gathereth 33 No man, when he hath not with me scattereth. lighted a candle, putteth it in a
24 When the unclean spirit is secret place, neither under a bushgone out of a man, he walkethel, but on a candlestick, that they through dry places, seeking rest; which come in may see the light. and finding none, he saith, I will return unto my house whence
25 And when he cometh, he
34 The light of the body is the eye: therefore when thine eye is single, thy whole body also is full of light; but when thine eye is evil,
The Scribes reproved.
Of avoiding hypocrisy.
S. Luke. thy body also is full of darkness. (with
burdens grievous to be
35 Take heed, therefore, that borne, and ye yourselves touch the light which is in thee be not not the burdens with one of your darkness. fingers.
36 If thy whole body, therefore, 47 Woe unto you! for ye build be full of light, having no part the sepulchres of the prophets, dark, the whole shall be full of and your fathers killed them. light, as when the bright shining 48 Truly ye bear witness that of a candle doth give thee light. ye allow the deeds of your fathers:
37 And as he spake, a certain for they indeed killed them, and Pharisee besought him to dine ye build their sepulchres. with him and he went in, and 49 Therefore, also said the wis*sat down to meat. dom of God, I will send them 38 And when the Pharisee saw prophets and apostles, and some it, he marvelled that he had not of them they shall slay and persefirst washed before dinner.
39 And the Lord said unto him, 50 That the blood of all the Now do ye Pharisees make clean prophets, which was shed from the outside of the cup and the the foundation of the world, may platter; but your inward part be required of this generation; is full of ravening and wickedness. 51 From the blood of Abel un
40 Ye fools! did not he that to the blood of Zacharias, which made that which is without, make perished between the aitar and the that which is within also? temple: verily I say unto you, It
41 But rather give alms of such shall be required of this generation. things as ye have; and, behold, all 52 Woe unto you, lawyers! for things are clean unto you. ye have taken away the key of 42 But woe unto you, Phari-knowledge: ye enter not in yoursees! for ye tithe mint, and rue, selves, and them that were enterand all manner of herbs, and passing in ye hindered. over judgment and the love of 53 And as he said these things God: these ought ye to have unto them, the scribes and the done, and not to leave the other Pharisees began to urge him veundone. hemently, and to provoke him to 43 Woe unto ye, Pharisees! speak of many things; for ye love the uppermost seats in 54 Laying wait for him, and the synagogues, and greetings in seeking to catch something out of the markets. his mouth, that they might accuse him.
44 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are as graves which appear not, and the men that walk over them are not aware of them.
Of avoiding hypocrisy.
N the mean time, when there were gathered together an in
45 ¶ Then answered one of the numerable multitude of people, lawyers, and said unto him, insomuch that they trode one upMaster, thus saying, thou re-on another, he began to say unto proachest us also. his disciples first of all, Beware 46 And he said, Woe unto you ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, also, ye lawyers! for ye lade men which is hypocrisy.
Chap. xii. Against covetousness. 2 For there is nothing covered, my brother, that he divide the that shall not be revealed; neither inheritance with me.
hid, that shall not be known. 14 And he said unto him, Man, 3Therefore whatsoever ye have who made me a judge, or a divi spoken in darkness, shall be heard der over you?
in the light; and that which ye 15 And he said unto them, have spoken in the ear in closets, Take heed, and beware of covetshall be proclaimed upon the ousness: for a man's life consisthouse-tops. eth not in the abundance of the 4 And I say unto you, my things which he possesseth. friends, Be not afraid of them 16 And he spake a parable unto that kill the body, and after that them, saying, The ground of a have no more that they can do. certain rich man brought forth
5 But I will forewarn you whom plentifully:
ye shall fear: Fear him, which, 17 And he thought within himafter he hath killed, hath power self, saying, What shall I do, beto cast into hell; yea, I say unto cause I have no room where to you, Fear him. bestow my fruits?
6 Are not five sparrows sold for 18 And he said, This will I two farthings? and not one of do: I will pull down my barns, them is forgotten before God. and build greater; and there will
7 But even the very hairs of I bestow all my fruits and my your head are all numbered. Fear goods.
not, therefore; ye are of more 19 And I will say to my soul, value than many sparrows. Soul, thou hast much goods laid
8 Also I say unto you, Whoso-up for many years take thine ever shall confess me before men, ease, eat, drink, and be merry. him shall the Son of man also 20 But God said unto him, confess before the angels of God: Thou fool! this night thy soul
9 But he that denieth me be-shall be required of thee; then fore men, shall be denied before whose shall those things be, which the angels of God. thou hast provided?
10 And whosoever shall speak 21 So is he that layeth up treaa word against the Son of inan, sure for himself, and is not rich it shall be forgiven him: but unto toward God.
him that blasphemeth against the 22 ¶ And he said unto his disHoly Ghost, it shall not be for-ciples, Therefore I say unto you, given. Take no thought for your life,
11 And when they bring you what ye shall eat; neither for the unto the synagogues, and unto body, what ye shall put on. magistrates, and powers, take ye 23 The life is more than meat, no thought how or what thing ye and the body is more than raishall answer, or what ye shall ment.
24 Consider the ravens : for 12 For the Holy Ghost shall they neither sow nor reap; which teach you in the same hour what neither have storehouse nor barn; ye ought to say. and God feedeth them: How 13 And one of the company much more are ye better than the said unto him, Master, speak tolfowls?