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eth out of the Mouth, this with Meats, which have not prodefileth a Man. Then came therein.

fited them that have been occupied his Disciples, and said unto him, Knowest thou that the Pharisees were offended, after they heard this Saying? But he answered and said, Every Plant which my heavenly Father hath not planted, shall be rooted up. Let them alone : they be blind Leaders of the Blind. And if the Blind lead the Blind, both Shall fall into the Ditch. Then answered Peter and said unto him, Declare unto us this Parable. [M.] And Jesus said, Do not ye yet understand, [ Mr.] that whatsoever Thing from without entreth into the Man, it cannot defile him ; because it entreth not into his Heart, but [M.] goeth into the Belly, and is caft out into the Draught, [Mr.] purging, all Meats ? And he said, That which cometh out of the Man, that defileth the Man. For from within, out of the (a) HEART of Men, proceed evil Thoughts, (a) Ger.. vi. 5. And God saw that Adulteries, Fornications, Mur

the WICKEDNESS of Man was

great in the Earth, and that every ders, Thefts, Covetousness, Pagination of the THOUGHT'S [M.] False Witness, [Mr.] of his Heart was only Evil contiWickedness, Deceit, Lascivi- nually.

1 Sam. xvi. 7. For the Lord feeth ousness, an evil Eye, Blaf

not as Man seeth ; for Man looketh phemy, Pride, Foolishness: on the outward Appearance, but the All these evil Things come Lord LOOKE TH on the Heart. from within ; and [ M.]these in Heart heap up Wrath : they cry

Fob xxxvi. 13. But the Hypocrites are the Things which defile not when he bindeth them. a Man: but to eat with un- Psalm li. 10. Crcate in me a washen Hands, defileth not

CLEAN HEART, O God, and renew a RIGHT SPIRIT within me.

Pf. xiv. I. The Fool hath said in

his Heart, There is no God: They Matt.ix. 10. And it came minable Works, there is none that

are CORRUPT, they have done aboto pass, as Jesus fat at Meat doth Good. in the House, behold, many Prov. vi. 16. These fix Things Publicans and Sinners came

doth the Lord hate ; yea, seven arc

an Abomination unto him : and fat down with him and

17. A proud Look,a lyingTongue, his Disciples.

and Hands that shed innocent Blood. 11. And when the Phari- 18. An Heart that devisech wickfees faw it, they said unto in running to Mischief.

ed Imaginations, Feet that be swift his Disciples, Why eateth 19. A false Witness that speakyour Master with Publicans eth Lyes, and him that sowech Diland Sinners ?

cord among Brethren.

Chap. iv. 23. Keep thy HEART 12. But when Fejz's heard with all Diligence : for out of it that, he faid unto them, They are the Illues of life.

Chap. xvi. 1. The Preparations of


a Man.

that be whole need not a the Heart in Man, and the Answer Physician, but they that are of the Tongue, is from the Lord.

s. Every one that is proud in fick.

Heart, is an Abomination to the 13. But go ye and learn Lord : tho' Hand join in Hand, he what that meaneth, I will shall not be unpunished.

Chap. xxi. 2. Every Way of a have Mercy, and not Sacri- Man is right in his own Eyes : but fice: for I am not come to the LORD PONDERETH the Hearts. call the Righteous, but Sin- Chap. xxiv. 12. If thou sayft, Be

hold, we knew it noc: doth he ners to REPENTANCE.

that ponderech the Heart contider 14. Then came to him the it? and he that keepeth thy Soul, Disciples of John, saying, doth not he know it? and thall he

not render to every Man according Why do we and the Phari

to his WORKS? fees fast oft, but thy Disci- Chap. xxviii. 26. He that truitples fast not?

eth in his own Heart, is a Fool : 15. And Jesus said unto be delivered.

but whoso walketh wisely, he Thall them, Can the Children of

Eccles. viii. u. Because Sentence the Bride-chamber mourn, against an evil Work is not executas long as the Bridegroom is cd speedily; therefore the Heart of

the Sons of Men is fully set in them with them? But the Days to do Evil. will come, when the Bride- Chap. ix. 3. This is an Evil agroom shall be taken from mong all things that are done un

der the Sun, that there is one Ethem, and then shall they vent unto all : yea, also the Heart fast.

of the Sons of Men is full of Evil, 16. No Man putteth a

and Madness is in their Heart Piece of new Cloth unto an

while they live, and after that they

go to the DEAD. old Garment : for that which Jerem. xi. 20. But, O Lord of is put in to fill it up, taketh Hosts

, that JUDSEST righteoully, from the Garment, and the Heart, let me see thy Vengeance

that TRIEST the REINS and the Rent is made worse.

on them; for unto thee have I re17. Neither do Men put vealed new Wine into old Bottles : thine Heart from Wickedness,

Chap.iv. 14. O Jerusalem, WASH else the Bottles break, and that thou mayst be saved : how long the Wine runneth out, and hall thy vain Thoughts lodge witli

in thee? the Bottles perish: But they

Chap. xvii. 9. The Heart is deput new Wine into new Bot- ceitful above all things, and defpetles, and both are preserved. rately wicked, who can know it?

10. I the LORD, search the Heart, Like xi. And 37.

I try the Reins, even to give every he

Man according to his WAYS, and spake, a certain Pharisee be- according to the Fruit of his Dofought him to dine with INGS. him : and he went in, and Riches of his Goodness, and For

Rom. ii. 4. Or despiselt thou the sat down to Meat.

bearance, and Long-suffering, not 38. And when the Phari- knowing that the Goodness of sec saw it, he marvelled that

God Icadeth thee to Repentance ?

s. But aiter thy haidness and imhe


my Cause.



he had not first washed be- penitentHeart, treasureft up unto thy fore Dinner.

Jelf WRATH against the Day of

WRATH, and Revelation of the 39. And the Lord said un- rightcous JUDGMENT of God; to him, Now do

6. Who will render to every Man Phari

ye fecs make clean the outside according to his Deeds.

Rom. X. Io. For with the Heart of the Cup and the Platter : Man believeth unto Righteousness; but your INWARD PART is and with the Mouch Confession is full of RAVENING and made unto Salvation.

Heb. iv. '12. For the Word of WICKEDNESS.

God is quick, and powerful, and 40. Ye Fools, did not he sharper than any two-edged Sword, that made that which is piercing even to the dividing afunwithout, make that which is Joints and Marrow, and is a Discern

der of Soul and Spirit, and of the within also ?

er of the Thoughts and Intents of 41. But rather give Alms the Heart. of such things as you have : that is not manifest in his Sight:

13. Neither is there any Creature and behold, all things are but all things are naked, and openclean unto you.

ed to the Eyes of him with whom 42. But wo unto you. Pha- we have to do. rifees: for ye tithe Mint and Rue, and all manner of Herbs, and pass over JUDGMENT and the Love of God: These ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.

43. Wo unto you, Pharisees : for ye love the uppermost Sears in the Synagogues, and Greetings in the Markets.

44. Wo 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.

45. Then answered one of the Lawyers, and said unto him, Mafter, thus faying, thou reproachest us also.

46. And he said, Wo unto you also, ye Lawyers : for ye lade Men with Burdens grievous to be born, and ye your selves touch not the Burdens with one of your fingers.

52. Wo unto you, Lawyers : for ye have taken away the Key of Knowledge : ye entred not in your selves, and them that were entring in, ye hindred.

53. And as he said these Things unto them, the Scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently, and to provoke him to speak of many Things;

54. Laying wait for him, and seeking to catch fomething out of his Mouth, that they might accuse him.

Matt. xxiii. 1. Then fpake Fesus to the Multitude, and to his Disciples,

2. Saying, The Scribes and the Pharisees fit in Moses Scat.

3. AN

3. All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not ye after their Works: for they say, and do not.

4. For they bind heavy Burdens, and grievous to be born, and lay them on Mens Shoulders, but they themselves will not move them with one of their Fingers.

s. But all their Works they do, for to be seen of Men : they make broad their Phylacteries, and enlarge the Borders of their Garments,

6. And love the uppermost Rooms at Feafts, and the chief Seats in the Synagogues,

7. And greetings in the Markets, and to be called of Men, Rabbi, Rabbi.

8. But be not ye called Rabbi : for one is your Master, even Christ, and all ye are Brethren.

9. And call no Man your Father upon the Earth : for one is your Father which is in Heaven.

10. Neither be ye called Masters : for one is your Mater, even Christ.

11. But he that is greatest among you, shall be your Servant. 12. And whosoever Mall EXALT himself, shall be A BAS

and he that shall HUMBLE himself, shall be Ex



13. But wo unto you Scribes and Pharisees, Hypocrites; for ye shut up the Kingdom of Heaven against Men : for ye neither go in your felves, neither fuffer ye them that are entring, to go in.

14. Wo unto you Scribes and Pharifees, HYPOCRITES; for ye

devour Widows Houses, and for a Pretence make long Prayer; therefore ye shall receive the greater DAMNATION.

15. Wo unto you Scribes and Pharisees, HYPOCRITES; for ye compass Sea and Land to make one Profelyte ; and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the Child of Hell than your felves. .

16. Wo unto you, ye blind Guides, which say, Whofoever shall swear by the Temple, it is nothing : but whosoever shall swear by the Gold of the Temple, he is a Debter.

17. Ye Fools, and blind : for whether is greater, the Gold, or the Temple that fanétifieth the Gold?

18. And whosoever shall swear by the Altar, it is nothing; but whosoever sweareth by the Gift that is upon it, he is guilty.

19. Ye Fools, and blind : For whether is greater, the Gift, or the Altar that fan&tifieth the Gift?

20. Whofo therefore shall fwear by the Altar, sweareth by it, and by all things thereon.

21. And whoso shall swear by the Temple, sweareth by it, and by him that dwelleth therein.

22. And he that shall swear by Heaven, sweareth by the Throne of God, and by him that fitteth thereon.

23. Wo unto you Scribes and Pharisees, HYPOCRITES; for ye pay Tithe of Mint, and Anise, and Cummin, and have omitted the weightier Matters of the Law, JUDGMENT, MERCY, and Faith: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.

24. Ye BLIND GUIDES, which strain at a Gnat, and swallow a Camel.

25. Wo unto you Scribes and Pharisees, HYPOCRITES; for ye make clean the outside of the Cup and of the Platter, but within they are full EXTORTION and Excess.

26. Thou blind Pharisee, cleanse first that which is within the Cup and Platter, that the outside of them may be clean also.

27. Wo unto you Scribes and Pharisees, HYPOCRITES; for ye are like unto whited Sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead Mens Bones, and of all uncleanness.

28. Even fo ye also outwardly appear RIGHTEOUS unto Men, but within ye are full of HYPOCRISY and IniQUITY.

29. Wo unto you Scribes and Pharisees, HYPOCRITES ; because ye build the Tombs of the Prophets, and garnish the Sepulchres of the Righteous,

30. And say, If we had been in the Days of our Fathers, we would not have been Partakers with them in the Blood of the Prophets.

31. Wherefore ye he Witnesses unto your selves, that ye are the Children of them wbich killed the Prophets.

32. Fill ye up then the Measures of your Fathers.

33. Ye Serpents, ye Generation of Vipers, how can ye escape the Damnation of Hell ?

34. Wherefore behold, I send unto you Prophets, and wise Men, and Scribes ; and some of them ye shall kill and crucify, and some of them shall ye scourge in your Synagogues, and persecute them from City to City :


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