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Chap. ix. Humility recommended.
ed, and his raiment was white and O faithless and perverse generation! how long shall I be with you, And, behold, there talked with and suffer you? Bring thy son him two men, which were Moses hither. and Elias:
42 And as he was yet a com31 Who appeared in glory, and ing, the devil threw him down, spake of his decease, which he and tare him. And Jesus rebukshould accomplish at Jerusalem. ed the unclean spirit, and healed
32 But Peter, and they that the child, and delivered him again · were with him, were heavy with to his father.
sleep and when they were awake, 43 ¶ And they were all amazed they saw his glory, and the two at the mighty power of God. men that stood with him. But, while they wondered every 33 And it came to pass, as they one at all things which Jesus did, departed from him, Peter said he said unto his disciples, unto Jesus, Master, it is good 44 Let these sayings sink down for us to be here: and let us make into your ears: for the Son of three tabernacles; one for thee, man shall be delivered into the and one for Moses, and one for hands of men.
Elias: not knowing what he said. 45 But they understood not this
34 While he thus spake, there saying, and it was hid from them, came a cloud, and overshadowed that they perceived it not: and them; and they feared as they they feared to ask him of that sayentered into the cloud.
35 And there came a voice out 46 T Then there arose a reaof the cloud, saying, This is my soning among them, which of beloved Son: hear him. them should be greatest. 36 And when the voice was 47 And Jesus, perceiving the past, Jesus was found alone. And thought of their heart, took a they kept it close, and told no child, and set him by him, man in those days any of those 48 And said unto them, Whothings which they had seen. soever shall receive this child in
37 ¶ And it came to pass, that, my name, receiveth me; and whoon the next day, when they were soever shall receive me, receivcome down from the hill, much eth him that sent me: for he that people met him. is least among you all, the same
38 And, behold, a man of the shall be great. company cried out, saying, Mas- 49 And John answered, and ter, I beseech thee, look upon my said, Master, we saw one casting son; for he is mine only child: out devils in thy name; and we 39 And, lo, a spirit taketh him, forbade him, because he followand he suddenly crieth out; and eth not with us. it teareth him that he foameth again; and, bruising him, hardly departeth from him.
50 And Jesus said unto him, Forbid him not: for he that is not against us is for us.
40 And I besought thy disci- 51 T And it came to pass, when ples to cast him out; and they the time was come that he should could not. be received up, he stedfastly set 41 And Jesus, answering said, his face to go to Jerusalem,
sent forth. 52 And sent messengers before so, and sent them two and two his face and they went, and en-before his face into every city and tered into a village of the Samari-place, whither he himself would tans to make ready for him.
53 And they did not receive 2 Therefore, said he unto them, him, because his face was as The harvest truly is great, but though he would go to Jerusalem. the labourers are few: pray ye,
54 And when his disciples, therefore, the lord of the harvest, James and John, saw this, they that he would send forth laboursaid, Lord, wilt thou that welers into his harvest.
command fire to come down from 3 Go your ways: behold, I heaven, and consume them, even send you forth as lambs among as Elias did? wolves.
55 But he turned, and rebuked 4 Carry neither purse, nor them, and said, Ye know not scrip, nor shoes: and salute no what manner of spirit ye are of. man by the way.
56 For the Son of man is not 5 And into whatsoever house come to destroy men's lives, but ye enter, first say, Peace be to to save them. And they went to this house.
6 And if the Son of peace be 57 ¶ And it came to pass, that, there, your peace shall rest upon as they went in the way, a certain it: if not, it shall turn to you man said unto him, Lord, I will again. follow thee whithersoever thou 7 And in the same house regoest. main, eating and drinking such 58 And Jesus said unto him, things as they give for the laFoxes have holes, and birds of the bourer is worthy of his hire. Go air have nests; but the Son of man not from house to house. hath not where to lay his head. 8 And into whatsoever city ye
59 And he said unto another, enter, and they receive you, eat Follow me, But he said, Lord, such things as are set before you; suffer me first to go and bury my 9 And heal the sick that are father, therein, and say unto them, The 60 Jesus said unto him, Let the kingdom of God is come nigh dead bury their dead: but go unto you.
thou and preach the kingdom of 10 But into whatsoever city ye God. enter, and they receive you not, 61 And another also said, Lord, go your ways out into the streets I will follow thee: but let me first of the same, and say, go bid them farewell, which are at home at my house.
11 Even the very dust of your city, which cleaveth on us, we do 62 And Jesus said unto him, wipe off against you: notwithNo man having put his hand to standing, be ye sure of this, that the plough, and looking back, is the kingdom of God is come nigh fit for the kingdom of God. unto you.
Seventy disciples sent forth.
12 But I say unto you, that it shall be more tolerable in that
FTER these things the Lord day for Sodom, than for that
The lawyer's question. And he turned him unto
13¶ Woe unto thee, Chorazin!! 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-land 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
to pray. up his wounds, pouring in oil and When ye pray, say, Our Father wine, and set him on his own which art in heaven: Hallowed beast, and brought him to an inn, be thy name. Thy kingdom and took care of him. come. Thy will be done, as in 35 And on the morrow, when heaven, so in earth. he departed, he took out two 3 Give us day by day our daily pence, and gave them to the host, bread.
and said unto him, Take care of 4 And forgive us our sins; for him and whatsoever thou spend-we also forgive every one that is est more, when I come again, I indebted to us. And lead us not will repay thee. into temptation; but deliver us
36 Which now of these three, from evil. thinkest thou, was neighbour unto 5 And he said unto them, him that fell among the thieves? Which of you shall have a friend,
37 And he said, He that shew-and shall go unto him at midnight, ed mercy on him. Then said and say unto him, Friend, lend Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou me three loaves;
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 give him a stone? or, if he ask fish, will he for a fish, give him
CHAP. XI. Christ teacheth to pray. ND it came to pass, that, as a 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.
2 And he said unto them,
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
Adumb devil cast out.
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 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.
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 34 The light of the body is the return unto my house whence eye: therefore when thine eye is single, thy whole body also is full 25 And when he cometh, he of light; but when thine eye is evil,