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come out thence, till thou of old time, Thou shalt not haft paid the uttermoft far- forfwear thyself, but fhalt thing

perform unto the Lord thine 27 q Ye have heard that oaths : it was said by them of old 34 But I say unto you, time, Thou shalt 'not commit Swear not at all; neither adultery:

by heaven, for it is God's 28 But I say unto you,

throne : That whosoever looketh on 35 Nor by the earth, for a woman to lust after her, it is his footstool : neither by hath committed adultery with Jerusalem, for it is the city her already in his heart. of the great King.

29 And if thy right eye 36 Neither shalt thou swear offend thee, pluck it out, and by thy head, because thou cast it from thee : for it is canst not make one hair white profitable for thee that one or black. of thy members should pe- 37 But let your commu. rish, and not that thy whole nication be, Yea, yea; Nay, body should be cast into hell. nay; for whatsoever is more

30 And if thy right hand than these cometh of evil. offend thee, cut it off, and cast 38 q Ye have heard that it from thee : for it is profi- it hath been said, An eye

for table for thee that one of thy an eye, and a tooth for a members should perish, and tooth: not that thy whole body 39 But I say unto you, hould be cast into hell. That


refift not evil : but 31 It hath been said, Who- whosoever shall smite thee Never shall put away his on thy right cheek, turn to wife, let him give her a wri- him the other also. ting of divorcernent:

40 And if any man will 32 But I say unto you, sue thee at the law, and take That whosoever shall put away thy coat, let him have away his wife, faving for the thy cloke also. cause of fornication, causeth 41 And whosoever fhall her to commit adultery: and compel thee to go a mile, go whosoever shall marry her with him twain. that is divorced, committeth 42 Give to him that alkadultery.

eth thee; and from him that 33 | Again, ye have heard would borrow of thee turn that it hath been said by them not thou away.

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43 Ye thine enemy:

43 Ye have heard that a trumpet before thee, as the it hath been said, Thou shalt hypocrites do, in the synalove thy neighbour, and hate gogues, and in the streets,

that they may have glory of 44 But I say unto you, men. Verily I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless they have their reward. them that curse you, do good 3 But when thou doest to them that hate you, and alms, let not thy left hand pray for them which despite- know what thy right hand fully use you, and persecute, doeth : you;

4 That thine alms may 45 That ye may be the be in secret: and thy Father children of your Father which which feeth in fecret, him. is in heaven: for he maketh self shall reward thee openly. his fun to rise on the evil and | 59 And when thou prayon the good, and sendeth rain est, thou shalt not be as on the just and on the un- the hypocrites are : for they just.

love to pray standing in the 46 For if ye love them fynagogues, and in the corwhich love you, what reward ners of the streets, that they have ye? do not even the may be seen of men. Verily publicans the fame? I say unto you, they have

47 And if ye falute your their reward. brethren only, what do ye 6 But thou, when thou more than others? do not prayest, enter into thy closet, even the publicans fo? and when thou hast shut thy

48 Be ye therefore perfect, door, pray to thy Father even as your Father which which is in secret; and thy is in heaven is perfect.

Father which seeth in secret

shall reward thee openly. CHAP. V.

7 But when ye pray, use

not vain repetitions, as the AKE heed that ye do heathen do: for they think

not your alms before that they shall be heard for men, to be seen of them: their much speaking. otherwise ye have no reward

8 Be not


therefore like of your Father which is in unto them: for heaven.


your Father

knoweth what things ye have 2 Therefore when thou need of before ye ask him, doeft thine alms, do not found

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your trea.

fore pray ye: Our Father selves treafures upon earth, which art in heaven, Hal- where moth and ruft doth lowed be thy name.

corrupt, and where thieves 10 Thy kingdom come, break through and steal: Thy will be done in earth, 20 But lay up for youras it is in heaven.

felves treasures in heaven, 11 Give us this day our where neither moth nor rust daily bread.

doth corrupt, and where 12 And forgive us our debts, thieves do not break through as we forgive our debtors. nor steal :

13 And lead us not into 21 For where temptation, but deliver us sure is, there will your heart from evil: For thine is the be also. kingdom, and the power, and 22 The light of the body the glory, for ever. Amen. is the

eye :

if therefore thine 14. For, if ye forgive eye be fingle, thy whole men their trespaffes, your hea- body shall be full of light. venly Father will also for- 23 But if thine eye be give you :

evil, thy whole body shall be 15 But if ye forgive not full of darkness. If theremen their trespasses, neither fore the light that is in thee will your Father forgive your be darkness, how great is that trespasses.

darknefs ! 16 Moreover, when


24 q No man can serve faft, be not as the hypocrites, two masters: for either he of a sad countenance: for will hate the one, and love they disfigure their faces, that the other ; or else he will they may appear unto men to hold to the one, and despise faft. Verily I say unto you, the other. Ye cannot serve they have their reward.

God and mammon. 17 But thou, when thou 25 Therefore I say unto fastest, anoint thine head, and you, Take no thought for wash thy face;

your life, what ye shall eat, 18 That thou appear not or what ye shall drink; nor unto men to fast, but unto yet for your body, what ye thy Father which is in secret: ihall put on : Is not the life and thy Father which seeth more than meat, and the boin secret shall reward thee dy than raiment? openly.

26 Behold the fowls of the 19 9 Lay not upfor your- lair : for they fow not, neither

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CHAP. VII. ing thought can add one cubit unto his stature?

UDGE not, that ye be 28 And why take ye thought judged. for raiment? Consider the li- 2 For with what judgelies of the field, how they ment ye judge, ye shall be grow: they toil not, neither judged; and with what meado they spin :

sure ye mete, it shall be mea29 And yet I say unto you, sured to you again. That even Solomon in all his 3 And why beholdest thou glory was not arrayed like the mote that is in thy broone of these.

ther's eye,

but confidereft not 30 Wherefore, if God so the beam that is in thine own clothe the grass of the field, eye? which to-day is, and to-mor- 4

Or how wilt thou say to row is cast into the oven, fall thy brother, Let me pull out he not much more clothe you, the mote out of thine eye; Oye of little faith?

and, behold, a beam is' in ži Therefore take nothine own eye? thought, saying, What shall 5 Thou hypocrite, first cast we eat?

or what Thall we out the beam out of thine drink? or wherewithal fhall own eye; and then shalt thou we be clothed ?

see clearly to cast out the 32 (For after all these mote out of thy brother's eye. things do the Gentiles seek;) 6 Give not that which for your heavenly Father is holy unto the dogs, neither knoweth that ye have need cast ye your pearls before of all these things.

swine; left they trample them 33 But feek ye first the under their feet, and turn kingdom of God, and his again and rend you. righteousness, and all these

7 Alk, and it shall be things shall be added unto given you; seek, and

shall you.

find; knock, and it ihall be 34 Take therefore no opened unto you: thought for the morrow: for 8 For every one that askthe morrow shall take thought eth, rece veth; and he that



seeketh, findeth; and to him a corrupt tree bringeth forth that knocketh, it shall be evil fruit. opened.

18 A good tree cannot 9 Or what man is there bring forth evil fruit; neither of you,

whom if his son ask can a corrupt tree bring forth bread, will he give him a good fruit. stone ?

19 Every tree that bring10 Or, if he ask a fish, will eth not forth good fruit, is he give him a serpent? hewn down, and cast into

1 If ye then being evil, the fire. know how to give good gifts 20 Wherefore by their unto your children, how much fruits ye shall know them. more shall your Father which 21 9 Not every one that is in heaven give good things faith unto me, Lord, Lord, to them that ask him? shall enter into the kingdom

12 Therefore all things of heaven; but he that doeth whatsoever ye would that the will of my Father which men should do to you, do ye is in heaven. even fo to them: for this is 22 Many will say to me in the law and the prophets. that day, Lord, Lord, have

13 | Enter ye in at the we not prophesied in thy strait gate; for wide is the name ? and in thy name have gate, and broad is the way cast out devils ?' and in thy that leadeth to destruction, name done many wonderful and many there be which

? in thereat :

23 And then will I profess 14 Because strait is the unto them, I never knew gate, and narrow is the way you : depart from me, ye which leadeth unto life, and that work iniquity. few there be that find it. 24 9 Therefore, whoso

15 9 Beware of false pro- ever heareth these sayings of phets, which come to you in mine, and doeth them, I will sheep's clothing, butinwardly liken him unto a wise man they are ravening wolves.

which built his house upon a 16 Ye shall know them by rock: their fruits: Do men gather 25 And the rain descended, grapes of thorns, or figs of and the floods came, and the thistles ?

winds blew, and beat upon 17 Even so every good tree that house; and it fell not; for bringeth forth good fruit; but it was founded upon a rock.

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