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The wise builder.

CHAP. VIII. Christ's miracles evil fruit, neither can a corrupti. 6 And saying, Lord, my servant tree bring forth good fruit.

lieth at home sick of the palsy, 19 Every tree that bringeth not grievously tormented. forth good fruit is hewn down, and 7 And Jesus saith unto him, I cast into the fire.

will come and heal him. 20 Wherefore, by their fruits ye 8 The centurion answered and shall know them.

said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou 21 | Not every one that saith shouldest come under my roof: but unto me Lord, Lord, shall enter into speak the word only, and my serthe kingdom of heaven;

but he that vant shall be healed. doeth the will of my Father which 9 For I am a man under authoriis in heaven.

ty, having soldiers under me: and I 22 Many will say to me in that say to this man, Go, and he goeth; day, Lord, Lord, have we not pro- and to another, Come, and he phesied in thy name ? and in thy cometh; and to my servant, Do name have cast out devils ? and in this, and he doeth it. thy name done many wonderful 10 When Jesus heard it, he marworks?

velled, and said to them that follow23 And then will I profess unto ed, Verily I say unto you, I have them, I never knew you: depart pot found so great faith, no, not in from me, ye that work iniquity. Israel.

24 IT T'herefore, whosoever hear 11 And I say unto you, That eth these sayings of mine, and doeth many shall come from the east and them, I will liken him unto a wise west, and shall sit down with Abraman, which built his house upon ham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the a rock:

kingdom of heaven: 25 And the rain descended, and 12 But the children of the kingthe floods came, and the winds dom shall be cast out into outer blew, and beat upon that house; darkness; there shall be weeping and it fell not: for it was founded and gnashing of teeth. upon a rock.

13 And Jesus said unto the centu26 And every one that heareth rion, Gọ thy way; and as thou hast these sayings of mine, and doeth believed, so be it done unto thee. them not, shall be likened unto a And his servant was healed in the foolish man, which built his house self-same hour. upon the sand :

14 1 And when Jesus was come 27 And the rain descended, and into

Peter's house, he saw his wife's the floods came, and the winds mother laid, and sick of a fever. blew, and beat upon that house; 15 And he touched her hand, and and it fell: and great was the fall the fever left her: and she arose, of it.

and ministered unto them. 28 And it came to pass when 16 | When the even was come, Jesus had ended these sayings, the they brought unto him many that people were astonished at his doc- were possessed with devils: and he trine.

cast out the spirits with his word, 29 For he taught them as one and healed all that were sick; having authority, and not as the 17 That it might be fulfilled which scribes.

was spoken by Esaias the prophet. CHAP. VIII.

saying, Himself took our infirmities, Christ's Miracles.

and bare our sicknesses. THEN he was

18 Now when Jesus saw great from the mountain, great multitudes about him, he gave multitudes followed him.

commandment to depart unto the 2 And behold, there came a leper other side. and worshipped him, saying, Lord, 19 And a certain scribe came, if thou wilt, thou canst make me and said unto bim, Master, I will clean.

follow thee whithersoever thou And Jesus put forth his hand, goest. and touched him, saying, I will; be 20 And Jesus saith unto him, thou clean. And immediately his The foxes have holes, and the leprosy was cleansed.

birds of the air havé nests; but the 4 And Jesus saith unto him, See Son of man hath not where to lay thou tell no man; but go thy way, his head. shew thyself to the priest, and offer 21 And another of his disciples the gift that Moses commanded, said unto him, Lord, şuffer me first for a testimony unto them.

to go and bury my father. 5 1 And when Jesus was entered 22 But Jesus said unto him, Folinto Capernaum, there came unto low me; and let the dead bury their him a centurion, beseeching him, dead.



come down

The tempest stilled. MATTHEW,

Matthew called 23 1 And when he was entered 4 And Jesus, knowing their into a ship, his disciples followed thoughts, said, Wherefore think him.

ye evil in your hearts? 2A And behold, there arose a great 5 For whether is easier to say, tempest in the sea, insomuch that Thy sins be forgiven

thee; or te the ship was covered with the say, Arise, and walk? waves : but he was asleep.

6 But that ye may know that the 25 And his disciples came to him, Son of man hath power on earth to and awoke him, saying, Lord, save forgive sins, (then saith he to the us: we perish.

sick of the palsy,) Arise, take up 26 And he saith unto them, Why thy bed, and go unto thy house. are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? 7 And he arose, and departed te Then he arose, and rebuked the his house. winds and the sea; and there was a 8 But when the multitude sawa great calm.

they marvelled, and glorified God 27 But the men marvelled, say- which had given such power unte ing, What manner of man is this, men. that even the winds and the sea 9 | And as Jesus passed forth obey him!

from thence, he saw a man named 28 11 And when he was come to Matthew, sitting at the receipt of the other side, into the country of custom: and he saith unto bite, the Gergesenes, there met him two Follow me. And he arose, ani possessed with devils, coming out followed him. of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so 10 I And it came to pass, that no man might pass by that Jesus sat at meat in the house, be way.

hold, many publicans and sinnes 29 And behold, they cried out, came and sat down with him azad saying, What have we to do with his disciples. thee, Jesus, thou Son of God ? art 11 And when the Pharisees sur thou come hither to torment us be-it, they said unto his disciples, Wh fore the time?

eateth your Master with publicans 30 And there was a good way off and sinners? from them a herd of many swine, 12 But when Jesus heard that, he feeding:

said unto them, They that be whole 31 So the devils besought him, need not a physician, but they the saying, If thou cast us out, suffer are sick. us to go away into the herd of 13 But go ye and learn what the swine.

meaneth, I will have mercy, and 32 And he said unto them, Go. not sacrifice: for I am not come to And when they were come out, call the righteous, but sinners to they went into the herd of swine : repentance. and behold, the whole herd of 14 1 Then came to him the dis swine ran violently down a steep ciples of John, saying, Why do we place into the sea, and perished in and the Pharisees fast oft, but the the waters.

disciples fast not? 33 And they that kept them, fled, 15 And Jesus said unto them, and went their ways into the city, Can the children of the bride-chamand told every thing; and what ber mourn, as long as the bride was befallen to the possessed of the groom is with them? but the days devils.

will come, when the bridegroom 34 And behold, the whole city shall be taken from them, and thea came out to meet Jesus; and when shall they fast. they saw him, they besought him 16 No man putteth a piece of that he would depart out of their new cloth unto an old garment: for coasts.

that which is put in to fill it up, CHAP. IX.

taketh from the garment, and the Christ cureth the Palsy. rent is made worse. A Date enterednintoamelintomis

17 Neither do men put new wins passed over, and came into his into old bottles: else the bottles own city.

break, and the wine runneth out, 2 And behold, they brought 10 and the bottles perish: but they put him a man sick of the palsy, lying new wine into new bottles, and on a bed: and Jesus, seeing their both are preserved. faith, said unto the sick of the pal 18 IT While be spake these things sy, Son, be of good cheer; thy sins unto them, behold, there came a be forgiven thee.

certain ruler, and worshipped him, 3. And behold,, certain of the saying, My daughter is even now scribes said within themselves, dead: but come and lay thy hand This man blasphemeth. 10

upon her, and she shall live.

Le blind receive sight. CHAP. X. The apostles sent forth

9 And Jesus arose, and follow 37 Then saith he unto his disci. him, and so did his disciples. ples, The harvest truly is plente 01 (And behold, a woman which ous, but the labourers are few. LS diseased with an issue of 38 Pray ye therefore the Lord of bod twelve years, came behind the harvest, that he will send forth m, and touched the hem of his labourers into his harvest. rment.

CHAP. X. 21 For she said within herself, If The Apostles sent to do Miracles. may but touch his garment, 1 A Wim Whishtwelve disciples, he all be whole. 22 But Jesus turned him about, gave them power against unclean ad when he saw her, he said, spirits, to cast them out, and to aughter, be of good comfort: thy heal all manner of sickness, and all ith hath made thee whole. And manner of disease. e woman was made whole from 2 Now the names of the twelve at hour.)

apostles are these; The first, Si23 And when Jesus came into mon, who is called Peter, and An e ruler's house, and saw the min- drew his brother; James the son of rels and the people making a Zebedee, and John his brother; bise,

3 Philip, and Bartholomew 24 He said unto them, Give place: Thomas, and Matthew the publior the maid is not dead, but sleep- can į James the son of Alpheus, th. And they laughed him to and Lebbeus, whose surname was Corn.

Thaddeus; 25 But when the people

were put 4 Simon the Canaanite, and Juprth, he went in, and took her by das Iscariot, who also betrayed he hand, and the maid arose. him.

26 And the fame hereof went 5 These twelve Jesus sent forth, broad into all that land.

and commanded them, saying, Go 27 1 And when Jesus departed not into the way of the Gentiles, hence, two blind men followed and into any city of the Samarilim, crying, and saying, Thou son tans enter ye not. f David, have mercy on us. 6 But go rather to the lost sheep

28. And when he was come into of the house of Israel. he house, the blind men came to 7 And as ye go, preach, saying, him: and Jesus saith unto them, The kingdom of heaven is at Believe ye that I am able to do hand. his? They said unto him, Yea, 8 Heal the sick, cleanse the leLord.

pers, raise the dead, cast out devils : 29 Then touched he their eyes, freely ye have received, freely saying, According to your faith, be give. it unto you.

9 Provide neither gold, nor silver, 30 And their eyes were opened; nor brass in your purses; and Jesus straitly charged them, 10 Nor scrip for your journey, saying, See that no man know it. neither two coats, neither shoes,

31 But they, when they were de- nor yet staves: (for the workman parted, spread abroad his fame in worthy of his meat.) all that country.

11 And into whatsoever city or 32 11 As they went out, behold, town ye shall enter, inquire who they brought to him a dumb man in it is worthy; and there abide till possessed with a devil.

ye go thence. 33 And when the devil was cast 12 And when ye come into a out, the dumb spake: and the mul- house, salute it. titudes marvelled, saying, It was 13 And if the house be worthy, never so seen in Israel.

let your peace come upon it: but if 34 But the Pharisees said, He be not worthy, let your peace recasteth out devils, through the turn to you. prince of the devils.

14 And whosoever shall not re35 And Jesus went about all the ceive you, nor hear your words, cities and villages, teaching in their when ye depart out of that house, synagogues, and preaching the gos- of city, shake off the dust of your pel of the kingdom, and healing feet. every sickness, and every disease 15 Verily, I say unto you, It among the people.

shall be more tolerable for the 36 it But when he saw the mul- land of Sodom and Gomorrah, in titudes, he was moved with com- the day of judginent, than for that passion on them, because they city, fainted, and were scattered abroad, 16 1 Behold, I send you forth as as sheep having no shepherd. sheep in the midst of wolves: be


shall speak:

Christ encourageth

his discipla ye therefore wise as serpents, and before my Father which is harmless as doves.

heaven. 17 But beware of men: for they 34 Think not that I am comet will deliver you up to the councils, send peace on earth;

I came not and they will scourge you in their send peace, but a sword. synagogues.

35 For I am come to set a 18 And ye shall be brought be- at variance against his father, a fore governors and kings for my the daughter against her mothe sake, for a testimony against them and the daughter-in-law agairs and the Gentiles.

her mother-in-law. 19 But when they deliver you up, 36 And a man's foes shall be take no thought how or what ye they of his own household. shall speak, for it shall be given 37 He that loveth father or me you in that same hour what ye ther more than me, is not worthy

me: and he that ioveth son a 20 For it is not ye that speak, daughter more than me, is not wer but the Spirit of your Father which thy of me. speaketh in you.

38 And he that taketh not his 21 And the brother shall deliver cross, and followeth after me, i up the brother to death, and the not worthy of me. father the child : and the children 39 He that findeth his life sha! shall rise up against their parents, lose it; and he that loseth his life! and cause them to be put to death. for my sake, shall find it.

22 And ye shall be hated of all 40 í He that receiveth you, z men for my name's sake: but he ceiveth me; and he that receivet. that endureth to the end shall be me, receiveth him that sent me. saved.

41 He that receiveth a prophet 23 But when they persecute you in the name of a prophet, shall re in this

city, flee ye into another for ceive a prophet's reward; and be verily I say unto you, Ye shall not that receiveth a righteous man in have gone over the cities of the name of a righteous man, shai Israel till the Son of man be receive a righteous man's reward come.

42 And whosoever shall give 24 The disciple is not above his to drink unto one of these litte master, nor the servant above his ones, a cup of cold water only, in lord.

the name of a disciple, verils, 1 25 It is enough for the disciple say unto you, he shall in no wise that he be as his master, and the lose his reward. servant as his lord: if they have

CHAP. XI. called the master of the house Beel Christ's Testimony of Jobs zebub, how much more shall they call them of his household ?

AND it came to pass when Jest 26 Fear them not therefore : for ing his twelve disciples, he depart there is nothing covered, that shall ed thence to teach and to preach in not be revealed; and hid, that shall their cities. not be known.

2 Now when John had heard is 27 What I tell you in darkness, the prison the works of Christ, be that speak ye in light: and what sent two of his disciples, ye hear in the ear, that preach ye 3 And said unto him, Art thou upon the house-tops.

he that should come, or do we look 28 And fear not them which kill for another? the body, but are not able to kill 4 Jesus answered and said unto

1 the soul but rather fear him which them, Go and shew John again is able to destroy both soul and those things which ye do hear and body in hell.

seo: 29 Are not two sparrows sold for 5 The blind receive their sight, a farthing? and one of them shall and the lame walk, the lepers are not fall on the ground without your cleansed, and the deaf hear, the Father.

dead are raised up, and the poor 30 But the very hairs of your have the gospel preached to them. head are all numbered.

6 And blessed is he whosoever 31 Fear ye not therefore, ye are shall not be offended in me. of more value than many sparrows. 7 1 And as they departed, Jesus

32 Whosoever therefore shall began to say unto the multitudes confess me before men, him will I concerning John, What went ye confess also before my Father out into the wilderness to see! À which is in heaven.

reed shaken with the wind ? 33 But whosoever shall deny me 8 But what went ye out for to bofore men, him will I also deny I see? A man clothed ir soft rai


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s testimony of John. CHAP. XII.

Of the sabbath. nt? Behold, they that wear soft and said, I thank thee, O Father, thing are in kings' houses. Lord of heaven and earth, because But what went ye out for to thou hast hid these things from the ? A prophet? Yea, I say unto wise and prudent,

and hast re4, and more than a prophet.

vealed them unto babes. 0 For this is he of whom it is 26 Even so, Father, for so it itten, Behold, I send my messen- seemed good in thy sight.

before thy face, which shall pre 27 All things are delivered unto re thy way before thee.

me of my Father; and no man 11 Verily, I say unto you, Among knoweth

the Son, but the Father ; em that are born of women, neither knoweth

any man the pre hath not risen a greater than Father, save the Son, and he to hn the Baptist: notwithstanding, whomsoever the Son will reveal

that is least in the kingdom of him. aven, is greater than he.

28 1 Come unto me, all ye that 12 And from the days of John the labour, and are heavy laden, and I ptist, until now, the kingdom of will give you rest. aven suffereth violence, and the 29 Take my yoke upon you, and blent take it by force.

learn of me: for I am meek and 13 For all the prophets and the lowly in heart; and ye shall find w prophesied until John. rest unto your souls. 14 And if ye will receive it, this 30 For my yoke is easy, and my Elias which was for to come. burden is light. 15 He that hath ears to hear, let

CHAP. XII. m hear.

Of the Pharisees' Blindness. 16 1 But whereunto shall I liken T that time Jesus went on the hildren sitting in the markets, and and his disciples were a hungered, illing unto their fellows,

and began to pluck the ears of corn, 17 And saying, We have piped and to eat. nto you, and ye have not danced; 2 But when the Pharisees saw it, Ve have mourned unto you, and they said unto him, Behold, thy b have not lamented.

disciples do that which is not law18 For John came neither eating ful to do upon the sabbath-day, or drinking, and they say, He hath 3 But he said unto them, Have devil.

ye not read what David did when 19 The Son of man came eating he was a hungered, and they that nd drinking, and they say, Behold, were with him ; man gluttonous, and a wine 4 How he entered into the ibber, a friend of publicans and house of God, and did eat the inners. But Wisdom is justified shew-bread, which was not lawful bf her children.

for him to eat, neither for them 2011 Then began he to upbraid the which were with him, but only for cities wherein most of his mighty the priests? vorks were done, because they re 5 Or have ye not read in the law bented not.

how that on the sabbath-days the 21 Wo unto thee, Chorazin! priests in the temple profane the wo unto thee, Bethsaida! for if sabbath, and are blameless? the mighty works which were 6 But I say unto you, that in done in you had been done in this place is one greater than the Tyre and Sidon, they would have temple. repented long ago in sackcloth and 7 But if ye had known what this ashes.

meaneth, I will have mercy, and 22 But I say unto you, It shall not sacrifice, ye would not havo be more tolerable for Tyre and condemned the guiltless. Sidon at the day of judgment, than 8 For the Son of man is Lord even for you.

of the sabbath-day. 23 And thou, Capernaum, which 9 And when he was departed art exalted unto heaven, shall be thence, he went into their synabrought down to hell; for if the gogue. mighty works which have been 10 11 And behold, there was a done in thee, had been done in man which had his hand withered. Sodom, it would have remained And they asked him, saying, Is it until this day.

lawful to heal on the sabbath-days? 24 But I say unto you, That it that they might accuse him. shall be more tolerable for the land 11 And he said unto them, What of Sodom, in the day of judgment, man shall there be among you, than for thee.

that shall have one sheep, and if 25 T At that time Jesus answered lit fall into a pit on the sabbath


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