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The disciples warned.



d ch. 14. 19.

Luke 22. 19.

ST. MATTHEW, XVI. Peter's confession of Christ.

they said, Seven, and a few little the four thousand, and how many
baskets ye

35 And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground.


36 And he took the seven loaves e1Sam.9.18. and the fishes, and gave thanks, and brake them, and gave to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.

! Mark 8.10.

a ch. 12. 38. Mark 8. 11. Luke 11. 16. * 12. 5456.

| Cor. 1. 22.

b ch. 12. 39.

© Mark 8.14.

d Luke 12.1.

e ch. 14. 17. John 6. 9.

fch. 15. 34.

37 And they did all eat, and were filled and they took up of the broken meat that was left seven baskets full.

38 And they that did eat were four thousand men, beside women and children.

took up?

11 How is it that ye do not understand that I spake it not to you concerning bread, that ye should beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees?

12 Then understood they how that he bade them not beware of the leaven of bread, but of the doctrine of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.


13 When Jesus came into the coasts of Cæsarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of man am? 14 And they said, Some say that 39 f And he sent away the multi-thou art John the Baptist: some, tude, and took ship, and came into Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one the coasts of Magdala. of the prophets.

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THE & Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired him that he would shew them a sign from heaven.

2 He answered and said unto them, When it is evening, ye say, It will be fair weather: for the sky is red.

3 And in the morning, It will be foul weather to day: for the sky is red and lowring. O ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky; but can ye not discern the signs of the times?

4 A wicked and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas. And he left them, and departed.

5 And when his disciples were come to the other side, they had forgotten to take bread.

Then Jesus said unto them, d Take heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees. 7 And they reasoned among themselves, saying, It is because we have taken no bread.

8 Which when Jesus perceived, he said unto them, O ye of little faith, why reason ye among yourselves, because ye have brought no bread?

9 Do ye not yet understand, neither remember the five loaves of the five thousand, and how many baskets ye took up?

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16 And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.

17 And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-jona: k for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but 'my Father which is in heaven.

18 And I say also unto thee, That m thou art Peter, and "upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

19 P And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.

10 Neither the seven loaves of

20 Then charged he his disciples that they should tell no man that he was Jesus the Christ.

21 ¶ From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day.

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22 Then Peter took him, and began to rebuke him, saying, 'Be it 2 Gr. Pity far from thee, Lord: this shall not be unto thee.

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19. 22. t Rom. 8. 7.

23 But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: See 2 Sam. thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.

24 Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

a ch. 10. 88. Mark 8. 34.

Luke 9. 23. Acts 14. 22. 2 Tim.3.12.

& 14. 27.

1 Thess.3.3.

x Luke 17 33.

25 For whosoever will save his John 12.25.

Transfiguration of Christ. ST. MATTHEW, XVII.

ANNO life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.


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■ Mark 9.2. Luke 9. 28.

b2 Pet.1.17.


28 Verily I say unto you, There be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom.


1 The transfiguration of Christ. 14 He healeth

the lunatick, 22 foretelleth his own passion,

24 and payeth tribute.


ND after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart,

2 And was transfigured before them and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.

3 And, behold, there appeared unto them Moses and Elias talking with him.

4 Then answered Peter, and said unto Jesus, Lord, it is good for us to be here: if thou wilt, let us make here three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias.

5 ↳ While he yet spake, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, "This is my beloved Son, Luke 3. 22. d in whom I am well pleased; hear d Is. 42. 1. ye him.

e ch. 3. 17. Mark 1. 11.

e Deut. 18. 15, 19.

Acts 3. 22, 23.

12 Pet. 1.18. g Dan. 8. 18. & 9. 21.

6 And when the disciples heard it, they fell on their face, and were sore afraid.

7 And Jesus came and touched 10. 10, 18. them, and said, Arise, and be not afraid.

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soever they listed.

The lunatick healed.

Likewise shall ANNO DOMINI also the Son of man suffer of them. 32. 13 Then the disciples understood that he spake unto them of John the ch. 16. 21. Baptist.

14 TP And when they were come to the multitude, there came to him a certain man, kneeling down to him, and saying,

15 Lord, have mercy on my son: for he is lunatick, and sore vexed: for ofttimes he falleth into the fire, and oft into the water.

16 And I brought him to thy disciples, and they could not cure him.

17 Then Jesus answered and said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I suffer you? bring him hither to me.

18 And Jesus rebuked the devil; and he departed out of him: and the child was cured from that very hour.

19 Then came the disciples to Jesus apart, and said, Why could not we cast him out?

o ch. 11. 14.

p Mark 9.14. Luke 9. 37.

q ch. 21. 21. Mark 11.23.

20 And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, a If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say Luke 17.6. unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you.

21 Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting.

22 And while they abode in Galilee, Jesus said unto them, The Son of man shall be betrayed into the hands of men :

23 And they shall kill him, and the third day he shall be raised again. And they were exceeding sorry.

24 And when they were come to Capernaum, they that received 2 tribute money came to Peter, and said, Doth not your master tribute?


25 He saith, Yes. And when he was come into the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute? of their own children, or of strangers?

26 Peter saith unto him, Of strangers. Jesus saith unto him, Then are the children free.

27 Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea, and cast an hook, and take up the fish that first cometh up; and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a piece of money: that take, and give unto them for me and thee.

12' But I say unto you, That Elias is come already, and they knew him not, but have done unto him what

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d ch. 10. 42.

c Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

5 And whoso shall receive one Luke 9. 48. such little child in my name receiv

• Mark 9. 42.

Luke 17. 1,


f Luke 17.


1 Cor. 11.


* ch. 26. 24. h ch. 5. 29, 30. Mark 9. 43, 45.

eth me.


6 But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.

7 Woe unto the world because of offences! for fit must needs be that offences come; but & woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!

8 Wherefore if thy hand or thy foot offend thee, cut them off, and cast them from thee: it is better for thee to enter into life halt or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into everlasting fire.

9 And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: it is better for thee to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire.

10 Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven 'their Hleb. 1. 14. angels do always behold the face of Esth.1.14. my Father which is in heaven.

1 Ps. S4. 7. Zech. 13. 7.

Luke 1. 19.

1 Luke 9.56. & 19. 10. John 3. 17.

& 12. 47.

m Luke 15. 4.

11 For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost.

12 m How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray?

13 And if so be that he find it, verily I say unto you, he rejoiceth more of that sheep, than of the ninety and nine which went not astray. 14 Even so it is not the will of

an offending brother.

your Father which is in heaven, that one of these little ones should perish.

15 ¶ Moreover "if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.


■ Lev. 19.


Luke 17. 8.
Jam. 5.

1 Pet. 3. 1.

Deut. 17. John 8. 17. Heb. 10.28.

6. & 19. 15.

2 Cor. 13. 1.

16 But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established. 17 And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an a heathena Rom. 18. man and a publican.


1 Cor. 5. 9. 6, 14.

2 John 10. rch. 16. 19,

18 Verily I say unto you, What-2 Thess. 3. soever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.


John 20.23.

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Cor. 5. 4. ch. 5. 24.

19 Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, tit shall be done for them of my 1 John 3. Father which is in heaven.

20 For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

21 ¶ Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? u till seven times?

22 Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: * but, Until seventy times seven.

23 Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain king, which would take account of his

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26 The servant therefore fell down, and worshipped him, saying, Lord, & Or, be have patience with me, and I will pay thee all.

27 Then the lord of that servant was moved with compassion, and loosed him, and forgave him the debt.

28 But the same servant went out, and found one of his fellowservants, which owed him an hundred pence: and he laid hands on him, and took him by the throat, saying, Pay me that thou owest.

29 And his fellowservant fell down at his feet, and besought him, saying,

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Of divorce


■ Prov. 21. 13.

ch. 6. 12. Mark 11. 26. Jam. 2. 13.

A. D. 33.

■ Mark 10.1. John 10.40.

b ch. 12. 15.


Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all.

30 And he would not: but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay the debt.

31 So when his fellowservants saw what was done, they were very sorry, and came and told unto their lord all that was done.

32 Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O thou wicked servant, I forgave thee all that debt, because thou desiredst me: 33 Shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellowservant, even as I had pity on thee?

34 And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay all that was due unto him.

35 * So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.

CHAPTER XIX. 2 Christ healeth the sick : 3 answereth the Phari

sees concerning divorcement: 10 sheweth when marriage is necessary: 13 receiveth little children: 16 instructeth the young man how to attain eternal life, 20 and how to be perfect: 23 telleth his disciples how hard it is for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God, 27 and promiseth reward to those that forsake any thing to follow him.

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4 And he answered and said unto Gen. 1.27. them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female,

& 5. 2. Mal. 2. 15.

d Gen. 2. 24. Mark 10. 5 -9. Eph. 5. 31. e 1 Cor. 6. 16. & 7. 2.

Deut.24.1. ch. 5. 31.


5 And said, a For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife and they twain shall be one flesh?

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6 Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.

7 They say unto him, "Why did Moses then command to give a writing of divorcement, and to put her away? 8 He saith unto them, Moses because of the hardness of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives: but from the beginning it was not so. 9 8 And I unto you, Whosoever say Cor. 7.10, shall put away his wife, except it

g ch. 5. 32.

Mark 10. 11. Luke 16. 18.


and marriage.

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10 ¶ His disciples say unto him, If the case of the man be so with Prov. 21. his wife, it is not good to marry;


7, 9, 17.

11 But he said unto them, All 11 Cor. 7.2, men cannot receive this saying, save they to whom it is given.

12 For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother's womb: and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men: and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it.

13 Then were there brought unto him little children, that he should put his hands on them, and pray and the disciples rebuked them.

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16 And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?

17 And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments.

Mark 10. Luke 18. 18.


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18 He saith unto him, Which? Jesus said, P Thou shalt do no murder, p Ex. 20. 18. Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness,

19 Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

20 The young man saith unto him, All these things have I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet?

21 Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.

22 But when the young man heard that saying, he went away sorrowful: for he had great possessions.

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Parable of the labourers


a Gen. 18. 14.

Job 42. 2. Jer. 32. 17.

Zech. 8. 6.


of a needle, than for a rich man eye to enter into the kingdom of God. 25 When his disciples heard it, they were exceedingly amazed, saying, Who then can be saved?

26 But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.

27 Then answered Peter and Luke 1. 37. said unto him, Behold, we have forsaken all, and followed thee; what shall we have therefore?

& 18. 27.

x Mark 10. 28.

Luke 18. 28.

y Deut. 33.


ch. 4. 20.

Luke 5. 11.

2 ch. 20. 21.

Luke 22. 28, 29, 30.

1 Cor. 6.2.3.

Rev. 2. 26.

a Mark 10. 29, 30. Luke 18.29, 30.

b ch. 20. 16. & 21. 31, 32.


28 And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That which have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

29 And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.

30 b But many that are first shall Mark 10.51. be last; and the last shall be first.

Luke 13.30.

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holder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard.

2 And when he had agreed with the labourers for a 'penny a day, he is the eighth sent them into his vineyard.

2 The Roman penny

part of an ounce, which

after five shillings

the ounce is seven pence

ch. 18. 28.

3 And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the marketplace,

4 And said unto them; Go ye half also into the vineyard, and whatsoever is right I will give you. And they went their way.

5 Again he went out about the sixth and ninth hour, and did likewise.

6 And about the eleventh hour he went out, and found others standing idle, and saith unto them, Why stand ye here all the day idle?

7 They say unto him, Because no man hath hired us. He saith unto them, Go ye also into the vineyard; and whatsoever is right, that shall ye receive.

8 So when even was come, the lord of the vineyard saith unto his steward, Call the labourers, and give them

in the vineyard.

their hire, beginning from the last unto the first.

9 And when they came that were hired about the eleventh hour, they received every man a penny.

10 But when the first came, they supposed that they should have received more; and they likewise received every man a penny.

. 11 And when they had received it, they murmured against the goodman of the house,

12 Saying, These last have wrought but one hour, and thou hast made them equal unto us, which have borne the burden and heat of the day.

13 But he answered one of them, and said, Friend, I do thee no wrong: didst not thou agree with me for a penny?

14 Take that thine is, and go thy way: I will give unto this last, even as unto thee.

b Is



2 Or, have one hour



a Rom. 9. 21.

b Deut. 15.


15 a Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? . thine eye evil, because I am good? 16 So the last shall be first, and ch. 6. 23. the first last for many be called, but few chosen.


17 And Jesus going up to Jerusalem took the twelve disciples apart in the way, and said unto them,


18 Behold, we go up to Jerusalem; and the Son of man shall be betrayed unto the chief priests and

demn him to death,

19 And shall deliver him to the Gentiles to mock, and to scourge, and to crucify him and the third day he shall rise again.

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20 Then came to him the mother of Zebedee's children with her sons, worshipping him, and desiring a certain thing of him.

Prov. 23. 6.

c ch. 19. 30. d ch. 22. 14. e Mark 10. 32.

Luke 18. 31.

John 12.12.

ch. 16. 21.

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21 And he said unto her, What wilt thou? She saith unto him, Grant that these my two sons may sit, the ch. 19. 28. one on thy right hand, and the other on the left, in thy kingdom.

22 But Jesus answered and said, Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink of 'the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with "the baptism that I am baptized with? They say unto him, We are able.

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