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found him in the temple, fitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them questions. 47 And all that heard him were aftonished at his underftanding and answers.

48 And when they faw him they were amazed. And his mother faid unto him, Son, why haft thou thus dealt with us behold, thy father and I ? have fought thee forrowing.

49 And he faid unto them, How is it that ye fought me? wift ye not that I must be about my Father's bufinefs? - 50 And they understood not the faying which he fpake unto them.

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Take nothing for your journey, neither ftaves, nor fcrip, neither bread, neither money; neither have two coats apiece.

4 And whatsoever houfe ye enter into, there abide, and thence depart.

5 And whosoever will not receive you, when ye go out of that city, shake off the very duft from your feet for a teftimony against them.

6 And they departed and went through the towns, preaching the gospel, and healing every where.

7 ¶ Now Herod the tetrarch heard of all that was done by him and he was perplexed, because that it was faid of fome, that John was rifen from the dead;

8 And of fome, that Elias had appeared; and of others, that one of the old prophets was rifen again.

9 And Herod faid, John have I beheaded: but who is this of whom I hear fuch things? And he defired to fee him.

10 And the apostles, when they were returned, told him all that they had done. And he took them, and went aside privately into a defert place, belonging to the city called Bethfaida.

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they knew it, followed him: and he received them, and fpake unto them of the kingdom of God, and healed them that had need of healing.

12 And when the day began to wear away, then came the twelve, and faid unto him, Send the multitude away, that they may go into the towns and country round about, and lodge, and get victuals for we are here in a defert place.

13 But he said unto them, Give ye them to eat.And they said, We have no more but five loaves and two fifhes; except we should go and buy meat for all this people.

14 For they were about five thousand men. And he faid to his difciples, Make them fit down by fifties in a

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company. 15 And they did fo, and made them all fit down.

16 Then he took the five loaves and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he bleffed them, and brake, and gave to the disciples to fet before the multitude.

17 And they did eat, and were all filled: and there was taken up of fragments that remained to them twelve baskets.

18 ¶ And it came to pafs, as he was alone praying, his

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and in his Father's, and of fhadowed them and they feared as they entered into the cloud.

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27 But I tell you of a truth, there be fome ftanding here which fhall not tafte of death till they fee the kingdom of God.

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35 And there came a voice out of the cloud, faying, This is my beloved Son: hear him.

36 And when the voice was paft, Jefus was found alone. And they kept it clofe, and told no man in thofe days any of those things which they had feen.

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he that is not against us is for us.

51 ¶ And it came to pass, when the time was come that he should be received up, he ftedfaftly fet his face to go to Jerusalem,

52 And fent messengers before his face and they went, and entered into a vil lage of the Samaritans to make ready for him.

53 And they did not receive him, because his face was as though he would go to Jerufalem.

54 And when his difciples James and John faw this, they faid, Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and confume them, even as Elias did?

55 But he turned, and rebuked them, and faid, Ye know not what manner of fpirit ye are of.

56 For the Son of man is not come to deftroy men's lives, but to fave them. And they went to another village.

57 And it came to pafs, that as they went in the way, a certain man faid unto him, Lord, I will follow thee wh therfoever thou goeft.

58 And Jefus faid unto him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where

ders rejoicing.

6 And when he cometh home, he calleth together his friends and neighbours, faying unto them, Rejoice with me: for I have found my fheep which was lost.

7 I fay unto you, that likewife joy fhall be in heaven over one finner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons which need no repentance.

8 Either what woman having ten pieces of filver, if the lofe one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till fhe find it?

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9 And when she hath found it, fhe calleth her friends and her neighbours together, faying, Rejoice with me; for I have found the piece which I had loft.

ing an hundred sheep, if he lofe one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is loft until he find it?

10 Likewise I fay unto you, There is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one finner that repenteth.

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12 And the younger_of them faid to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his living.

13 And not many days

5 And when he hath found it, he layeth it on his fhoul-after the younger fon ga

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