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Of bearing the word. CHAP. VID. Chrift bealeth many. in thy name? and in thy name have 5 And when Jefus was entercaft out devils and in thy name ed into Capernaum, there came done many wonderful works? unto him a centurion, beseeching

23 And then will I profefs unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

24 Therefore, whofoever heareth these fayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wife man, which built his houfe upon a rock:

25 And the rain defcended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that houfe; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.

26 And every one that heareth thefe fayings of mine, and doeth them not, fhall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the fand:

27 And therain defcended, and the foods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that houfe; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.

28 And it came to pafs when Jefus had ended thefe fayings, the people were afonifhed at his doctrine;

29 For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the fcribes.

CHAP. VIII. The leper cleanfed. HEN he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him.

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2 And, behold, there came a leper, and worshipped him, faying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canft make me clean.

3 And Jefus put forth bis hand and touched him, faying, I will; be thou clean. And immediately bis leprofy was cleanted.

And Jefus faith unto him, See thou tell no man; but go thy way, fhew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift that Mofes commanded, for a teftimony unto them

him,

6 And faying, Lord, my fervant lieth at home fick of the pally, grievoully tormented.

7 And Jefus faith unto him, I will come and heal him.

8 The centurion anfwered, and faid, Lord, I am not worthy that thou fhouldeft come under my roof: but fpeak the word only, and my fervant fhall be healed.

9 For I am a man under authority, having foldiers under me: and fay to this man, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my fervant, De this, and he doeth it.

To When Jefus heard it he mar velled, and faid to them that followed, Verily I fay unto you, I have not found fo great faith, no, not in Ifrael.

11 And I lay unto you, That ma ny fhall come from the eaft and weft, and fhall fit down with Abra ham, and Ifaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven:

12 But the children of the hing dom fhall be caft out into outer darkness; there fhall be weeping and gnashing of teeth. 113 And Jefus faid unto the cen turion, Ge thy way; and as thou haft believed, fo be it done unto thee. And his fervant was healed in the felf-fame hour.

14 And when Jefus was come into Peters houfe he faw his wife's mother laid, and fick of a fever.

13 And he touched her hand, and the fever left her: and the a

and miniftered unto them.

When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were poffeffed with devils: and he caft out the fpirits with bis word, and healed all that were fick; A6

The tempeft filled. S. MATTHEW.

Devils caft out. 17 That it might be fulfilled thou come hither to torment us which was fpoke by Efaias the before the time? prophet, faying, limfelf took our infirmities, and bare our fickneffes. 18 Now, when Jefus faw great multitudes about him, he gave commandment to depart unto the other fide

And a certain fcribe came, and said unto him, Mafter, I will tollow thee whitherfoever thou goeit.

20 And Jefusfaith unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air bave nefts; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head. 21 And another of his difciples faid unto him, Lord, fuffer me firft to go and bury my father.

22 But Jefus faid unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bary their dead.

23 And when he was entered fhto a fhip his disciples followed him.

24 And, behold, there arofe a great tempeft in the fea, infomuch

that the hip was covered with the

waves: but he was afleep.

25 And his difciples came to him, and awoke him, saying, Lord, fave us: we perish.

26 And he faith unto them, Why Are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then be arofe, and rebuked the winds and the fea; and there was a great calm.

27 But the men marvelled, fayng, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the fea obey him!

30 And there was a good way off from them an herd of many fwine feeding.

31 So the devils befought him, faying, If thou caft us out, fuffer us to go away into the herd of fwine.

32 And he said unto them, Go. And, when they were come out, they went into the herd of fwine; and, behold, the whole herd of fwine ran violently down a steep place into the fea, and perished in the waters.

33 And they that kept them fled, and went their ways into the city, and told every thing; and what was befallen to the possessed of the devils.

34 And, behold, the whole city came out to meet Jefus; and, when they faw him, they befought him that he would depart out of their coafts.

CHAP. IX.
Chrift cureth the palfy.

AND he entered into a ship, into his own city.

paffed over, and came

2 And, behold, they brought to him a man fick of the pally, lying on a bed and Jeius, feeing their faith, faid unto the fick of the palfy, Son, be of good cheer; thy fins be forgiven thee.

And, behold, certain of the fcribes faid within themselves, This man blafphemeth.

4 And, Jefus, knowing their thoughts, faid, Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts?

5 For whether is it easier to fay, Thy fins be forgiven thee; or to fay, Arife and walk?

28 ¶ And when he was come to the other fide, into the country of the Gergefeues, there met him two poffeffed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, fo 6 But that ye may know that the that no may might pafs by that way. Son of man hath power on earth to 29 And, behold, they cried out, forgive fins, (then faith he to the aying, What have we to do with fick of the pally,) Arife, take up thy thee, Jefus, thou Son of God? art bed, and go unt,. thine hōuík.

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Matthew called, &c. CHAP. IX. The bloody iffue healed. 7 And he arofe, and departed put new wine into new bottles, to his houfe. and both are preferved

8 But when the multitudę faw 18 While he fpake these things it they marvelled, and glorified unto them, behold, there came a God, which had given fuch power certain ruler, and worshipped him, unto men. faying, My daughter is even now 9 And as Jefus paffed forth dead: but come and lay thy hand from thence, he faw a man, nam upon her, and the thall live. ed Matthew, fitting at the receipt of cuftom: and he faith unto him, Follow me. And he arofe, and followed him.

10 And it came to pafs, as Jefus fat at meat in the houfe, behold, many publicans and finners came and fat down with him and his difciples.

II And when the Pharifees faw it, they faid unto his difciples, Why cateth your Mafter with publicans and finners?

12 But when Jefus heard that, he faid unto them, They that be whole need not a phyfician, but they that are fick.

13 But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not facrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but fingers to repentance.

14 Then came to him the difeiples of John, faying, Why do we and the Pharifees faft oft, but thy disciples faft not?

15 And Jefus faid unto them, Can the children ofthe bride-cham ber mourn as long as the bride. groom is with them? but the days will come, when the bridegroom fhall be taken from them and then fhall they faft,

16 No man putteth a piece of new cloth unto an old garment; for that which is put in to fill it up taketh from the garment, and the rent is made worfe.

19 And Jefus arofe and follow. ed him, and fo did his difciples.

20 T (And, behold, a woman, which was difeafed with an iffue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment.

21 For the faid within herself, If I may but touch his garment I fhall be whole.

22 But Jefus turned him about; and, when he faw her, he faid, Daughter, be of good comfort; thy faith hath made thee whole. And the woman was made whole from that hour.)

23 And when Jefus came into the rulers houfe, and faw the minstrels and the people making a noife,

24 He faid unto them, Give place; for the maid is not dead, but deepeth. And they laughed him to scorn.

25 But when the people were. put forth he went in, and took her by the hand, and the maid arofe.

26 And the fame thereof went abroad into all that land.

27 1 And when Jefus departed thence, two blind men followed him, crying, and faying, Thou son of David, have mercy on us.

28 And when he was conse into the houfe the blind men came to him: and Jetus faith unto them, Believe ye that I am able to do this. They faid unto him, Yea, Lord.

29 Then touched he their eyes, faying, According to your faith

17 Neither do men put new wine be it unto you into old bottles; elfe the bottles 30And their eyes were opened: break, and the wine runueth out, and Jefus ftraitly charged them, and the bottles perish; but they faying, See that no man know it.

A dumb man healed. S. MATTHEW. The apostles infrued 31 But they, when they were 5 Thefe twelve Jefus fent forth, departed, fpread abroad his faine and commanded them, faying, Go in all that country. not into the way of the Gentiles, and into any city of the Samaritans enter ye not:

32 As they went out, behold, they brought to him a dumb man poffeffed with a devil.

33 And when the devil was caft out the dumb fpake; and the mul titudes marvelled, faying, It was never fo feen in Ifrael.

34 But the Pharifees faid, He cafteth out the devils through the prince of the devils.

35 And Jefus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their fynagogues, and preaching the gofpel of the kingdom, and healing every fickness, and every disease, among the people.

36¶ But when he faw the multitudes he was moved with compaffion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as heep having no fhepherd.

37 Then faith he unto his difciples, The harveft truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few:

38 Pray ye, therefore, the Lord of the harveft, that he will fend forth labourers into his harvest. CHAP. X. The apostles fent out. AND when he had called unto him his twelve difciples, he gave them power again unclean fpirits, to caft them out, and to heal all manner of fickness, and all manner of disease.

2 Now the names of the twelve apoftles are thefe; The firft, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the fon of Zebedee, and John his brother;

3 Philip, and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the publican; James the fan of Alpheus, and Lebbeus, whofe furname was Thaddeus;

4 Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Ifcariot, who also betrayed him.

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rather to the loft sheep of the house of Ifrael.

7 And, as yego, preach, faying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand.

8 Healthe fick, cleanfe the lepers, raife the dead, caft out devils: freely ye have received, freely give.

9 Provide neither gold, nor fil. ver, nor brafs, in your pufes

10 Nor fcrip for your journey, neither two coats, neither fhoes, nor yet ftaves: for the work man is worthy of his meat.

11 And into whatfoever city or town ye fhall enter, enquire who in it is worthy; and there abide till ye go thence.

12 And when ye come into an houfe, alute it.

13 And if the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it: but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.

14 And whofoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when ye depart out of that house or city thake off the duft of your feet

15 Verily I say unto you, It fhal be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment than for that city.

16 Behold, I fend you forth as heep in the midst of wolves: be ye, therefore, wife as ferpents and harmlefs as doves.

17 But beware of men; for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will fcourge you in their fynagogues:

18 And ye fhall be brought before governers and kings For my fake, for a teftimony against them and the Gentiles.

19 But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what

The apostles comforted. CHA P. ye thall peak; for it fhall be given you in that fame hour what ye fhall fpeak.

20 For it is not ye that fpeak, but the Spirit of your Father which fpeaketh in you.

21 And the brother fhall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child: and the children fhall rife up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death. 22 And ye fhall be hated of all men for my names fake; but he that endureth to the end fhall be faved.

X, XI. A blefing promised, &c. 32 Whofoever, therefore, fhall confefs me before men, him will I confefs alfo before my Father which is in heaven.

33 But whofoever fhall deny me before men, him will I alfo deny before my Father which is in heaven.

34 Think not that I am come to fend peace on earth: I came not to fend peace, but a fword.

35 For I am come to fet a man at variance againft his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter-in-law againft her mother-in-law.

23 But when they perfecute you 36And a man's foes ball be they in this city, flee ye inte another: of his own household. for verily I lay unto you, Ye fhall not have gone over the cities of If rael till the Son of man be come. 24 The difciple is not above his mafter, nor the fervant above his lord.

25 It is enough for the difciple that he be as his mafter, and the fervant as his lord. If they h have called the mafter of the houfe Beelzebub, how much more ball they call them of his honfehold?

16 Fear them not, therefore: for there is nothing covered, that fhall not be revealed; and hid, that fhall not be known.

27 What I tell you in darkness, that fpeak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the houfe-tops.

28 And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the foul: but rather fear him which is able to deftroy both foul and body in hell.

29 Are not two fparrows fold for a farthing and one of them fhall not fall on the ground without your Father. 30% But the very head are all numbered.

hairs of your 31 Fearyenot, therefore, ye are of more value than many fparrows.

37 He that loveth father or mother more than me, is not worthy of me; and be that loveth fon or daughter more than me, is not worthy of me.

38 And he that taketh not his crofs and followeth after me, is not worthy of me. 39. He that findeth his life fe fhall lofe it; and he that lofeth his life for my fake fhall find it.

40 He that receiveth you, receiveth me; and he that receiveth me, receiveth him that fent me.

41 He that receiveth a prophet in the name of a prophet, fhall receive a prophet's reward; and he that receiveth a righteous man in the name of a righteous man, fhall receive a righteous man's reward.

42 And whofoever fhall give to drink unto one of thefe little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a difciple, verily I fay unto you, He fhall in no wife lofe his reward.

CHA P. XI. John's difciples fent to Chrift.

AND it came to pa, who

Jefus had made an end of commanding his twelve diciples, he departed thence, to teach and to preach in their citita, * Now,

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