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CHAP IV. he ureth many diseases eyes of all an unclean devil, and cried out with a loud voice,

and fat down. And the
them that were in the fynagogue
were faftened on him.

21 And he began to fay unto them, This day is this fcripture fulfilled in your ears.

22 And all bare him witnefs, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth. And they fald, Is not this Jofeph's fon?

23 And he faid unto them, Ye will furely fay unto me this proverb, Phyfician, heal thyfelf: whatsoever we have heard done in Capernaum, do alfo here in thy country.

14 And he faid, Verily I fay unto you, No prophet is accepted in his own country.

25 But I tell you ofatruth, Many widows were in Ifrael in the days of Elias, when the heaven was thut up three years and fix months, when great famine was throughout all the land;

26Butuntonone ofthem was Elias fent, faveuntoSarepta,acityof Sidon unto a woman that was a widow.

27 And many lepers were in If. rael in the time of Elifeus the prophet; and none of them was cleanfed, faving Naaman the Syrian.

28 And all they in the fynagogue, when they heard there things, were filled with wrath,

29 And rofe up, and thruft him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill whereon their was built, that they might caft him down headlong

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30 But he, paffing through the midft of them, went his way,

31 And came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and taught them on the fabbath day.

34 Saying, et us alone; what have we to do with thee, thou Jefus of Nazareth; art thouce me to deftroy us? I know thee who thou art; the holy One of God.

say.

35 And Jefus rebuked hi ing, Hold thy peace, ant! come out of him. And, when the devil had thrown him in the midft, he came out of him and hurt him pot.

36 And they were all amazed, and fpake among themselves, fay ing, What a word is this !for with authority and power he commandeth the unclean fpirits, and they come out.

37 And the fame of him went out into every place of the couatry round about.

38 1 And he arose out of the fynagogue, and entered into Simon's houfe: and Simon's wife's mother, was taken with a great fever; and they befought him for her.

39 And he stood over her, and rebuked the fever; and it left her And immediately the a arose, and ministered unto them.

40 40 Now, when the fun was fetting, all th y that had any fick with diverse diseases brought them unte him ; and be laid his hands on every one ofthem, and healed them.

41 And devils also came out of many, crying out, and faying, Thou art Chrift, the Son of God. And he rebuked them, fuffering them not to fpeak: for they knew that he was Chrift,

42 And when it was day he depart ed, and went into a defert place; and the people fought him, ande me. unt him, and ftayed him, that he fhould not depart from them.

32 And they were aftonished 24 And he laid unto them, I muft

his doctrine: for his word was with power

33 And in the fynagogue there was a man which had a fpirit of

pro ch the kingdom of God to other chics also for therefore am I sent

A miraculous draught of fifhes. S. LUKE.
44 And he preached in the fyna-
gogues of Galilee.

CHAP. V.

Chrift teacheth the people.
ND it canie to pafs, that, as

The leper leanfed.

12 ¶ And it came to pass, when he was in a certain city, behold, a man full of leprofy; who, teeing Jefus, fell on his face, and befought him, faying, Lord, if thou wilt,

A the people prefied upon him thou can make me clean.

to hear the word of God, he ftood by the lake of Gennefaret,

2 And faw two fhips ftanding by the lake: but the fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing their nets.

13 And he put forth his hand, and touched him, faying, I will; be thou clean. And immediately the leprofy departed from him.

14 And he charged him to tell no man: but go, and fhew thyself to the pries, and offer for thy cleanfing according as Mofes commanded, for a teftimony unto them.

3 And he entered into one of the fhips whichwasSimon's,and prayed him that he would thruft out a little fromthe land. And he fat down, and 15 But fo much the more weat taught the people out of the fhip. there a fame abroad of him: and 4 Now, when he had left fpeak- great multitudes came together to ing, he faid unto Simon, Launck hear, and to be healed by him of cut into the deep, and let down their infirmities. your nets for a draught.

5 And Simon answering, faid unto him, Mafter, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net.

6 And when they had this done, they inclofed a great multitude of fishes; and their net brake.

7 And they beckoned unto their partners, which were in the other hip, that they fhould come and help them. And they came, and filled both the hips, fo that they began to fink.

8 When Simon Peter faw it, he fell down at Jefus' knees, faying, Depart from me; for I am a finful man, O Lord.

For he was aftonifhed, and all that were with him, at the draught of the files which they had taken: so And fo was alfo James and John, the fons of Zebedee, which were partnera with Simon. And Jefus faid unto Simon, Fear not; from henceforth thon fhalt catch men. 11 And, when they had brought their ihips to land, they forfo all and followed him.

16 And he withdrew himself into the wilderness and prayed.

17 And it came to pars on a certain day, as he was teaching, that there were Pharifces and doctora of the law fitting by, which were come out of every town of Galilee, and Judea, and Jerufalem; and the power of the Lord was prefent to heal them.

18 And, behold, men brought in a bed a man which was taken with a paliy: and they fought means to bring him in, and to lay him be

fore him.

19 And when they could not find by what way they might bring him in becaufe of the multitude, they went upon the houfe-top, and let him down through the tiling, with bis couch, into the midft before Jefus.

zo And, when he fav their faith, he faid unto him, Man,thy fins are forgiven thee.

21 And the scribes and the Pharifees began to reafon, faying, Who is this which speaketh blafphemies? Who can forgive fins but God alone?

CHAP. V, VI. Two parables, ke. Matthew called. 22 But when refus perceived chamber faft while the bridegroom their thoughts, he, anfwering, faid is with them? unto them, What reafon ye in your hearts?

23 Whether is cafier to fay, Thy fins be forgiven thee; or to fay, Rife up and walk?

24 But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power upon earth to forgive fins, (he faid unto the fick of the pally,) I fay unto thee, Arife, and take up thy couch, and go into thine house.

25 And immediately he rose up before them, and took up that whereon he lay, and departed to his own houfe, glorifying God.

26 And they were all amazed, and they glorified God, and were

35 Butthe days will come, when the bridegroom fhall be taken away from them, and then fhall they faft in those days.

561 And he ipake alfo a parable unto them; No man putteth a piece of a new garment upon an old: it otherwife, then both the new maketh a rent, and the piece that was taken out of the new agreeth notwith the old.

37 And no man putteth new wine into old bottles; elle the new wine will burft the bottles, and be fpilled, and the bottles inall perih.

38 But new wine muft be pat into new bottles; and both are

filled with fear, faying, We have pro man alfo, having drunkold

feen ftrange things to-day.

27 And after thefe things he went forth, and faw a publican, named Levi, fitting at the receipt of cuftom: and he faid unto him, Follow me.

28 And he left all, rofe up, and

Followed him.

29 And Levi made him a great feaft in his own houfe: and there was a great company of publicans, and of others, that fat down with them.

30 But their fcribes and Pharifees murmured againft his difciples, faying, Why do ye eat and drink with publicans and finners?

31 And Jefus anfwering, faid unto them, They that arc whole need not a phyfician; but they that are fick.

32 I came not to call the righteous, but finners, to repentance. 33 T And they faid unto him,

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wine, ftraightway delireth new; for he faith, The old is better. CHA P. VI

The Pharifees reproved. fecond fabbath after the firft, AND it came to pais, on the that he went through the corn fields; and his difciples plucked the ears of corn, and did eat, rubbing them in their hands.

2 And certain of the Pharifees faid unto them, Why do ye that which is not lawful to do on the fabbath-days?

3 And Jefusanfwering them,faid, Have ye not read fo much as this, what David did, when himself was an hungered, and they which were with him;

4 How he went into the loufe of God, and did take and eat the thewbread, and gave alfo to them that

Why do the difciples of John fan Were with him; which it is not law

often, and make prayers, and lik

to eat but for the priests alone? 5 And he faid unto them, That wile the difciples of the Pharitees; the Son of Man is Lord alfo of the but thine eat and drink?

fabbath.

34 And he faid unto them, Can 6 And it came to pafs alfo, on ye make the children of the bride- another fabbath, that he entered

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S. LUKE. Chrift preachetb, &c.

Into the lynagogue and taught: the fea-coaft of Tyre and Siden, and there was a man whofe right which came to hear him, and to hand was withered. be healed of their diseases;

7 And the fcribes and Pharifees watched him, whether he would heal on the fabbath-day; that they might find an accufation against him.

8 But he knew their thoughts, and faid to the man which had the withered hand, Rise up, and stand forth in the midft. And he arofe, and ftood forth.

9 Then faid Jefus unto them, I will ask you one thing; Is it lawful on the fabbath-days to do good, or to do evil? to fave life, or to deAtroy it?

10 And, looking round about upon them all, he faid unto the man, Stretch forth thy han. And he did fo: and his hand was reftored whole as the other.

II And they were filled with madnefs; and communed one with another what they might do to Jefus.

12 ¶ And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.

18 And, when it was day, he called unto him his difcipies and of them he chofe twelve, whom alio be named Apoftles;

14 Simon, (whom he alfo named Peter,) and Andrew his brother, James and John, Philip and Barthelomew,

1 Matthew and Thomas, James the fon of Alpheus, and Simon called Zelotes,

10 And Judasthe brother of James, no Judas cariot, which alfo was

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18 And they that were vexed with unclean fpirits: and they were healed.

19 And the whole multitude fought to touch him: for there went virtue out of him, and healed them all.

20 ¶ And he lifted up his eyes on his difciples, and faid, Bleffed be ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

21 Bleffed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Bleffed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh.

22 Bleffed are ye when men fhall hate you, and when they hall feparate you from their company, and fhall reproach you, and caft out your name as evil, for the Son of man's fake.

23 Rejoice ye in that day, and leap for joy; for, behold, your reward is great in heaven: for in the like manner did their fathers unto the prophets.

24 But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your confolation.

25 Woe unto you that are full! for ye thall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now! for ye fhall mourn and weep.

26 Woe unto you when all men fali ipeak well of you! for fo did their fathers to the falfe prophets.

27 But I fay unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you;

28 Bless them that curfe you, and pray for them which defpitefully ufe you.

29 And unto him that firiteth thee on the one cheek, offer alfo the other; and him that taketh away thy cloak, forbid not to take thy coat alfo.

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CHAP. VI, VII. love our enemies, &C.

30 Give to every man that afketh ofthee; and of him that taketh away thy goods, afk them not again.

31 And as ye would that men fhould do to you, do ye alfo to them likewife.

32 For if ye love them which love you, what thank have ye? for finners alfo love thofe that love them.

33 And if ye do good to thent which do good to you, what thank have ye? for finners allo do even the fame.

34 Andifye lend to them ofwhom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? for finners alfo lend to finners, to receive as much again.

out the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyfelf beholdeft not the beam that is in thine own eye? Thou hypocrite, caft out firft the beam out of thine owneye, and then halt thou fee clearly to pull out the mote that is in thy brother's eye.

43 For a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt fruit; neither doth a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

44 For every tree is known by his own fruit: for of thorns men do not gather figs, nor of a bramblebush gather they grapes.

45 A good man, out of the good treafure of his heart, bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man, out of the evil treafure of his heart, bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth fpeaketh.

35 But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward fhall be great, and ye fhall be the children of the higheft: for he is kind unto the unthankful, and to the evil. I 47 Whefoevercometh to me, and heareth myfayings,and doeththem, I will fhew you to whom he is likes

36 Be ye, therefore, merciful, as your Father alfo is merciful.

37 Judge not, and ye fhall not be judged: condemn not, and ye fhall not be condemned: forgive, and ye thall be forgiven:

38 Give, and it shall be given unto you; good meature, preffed down, and fhaken together, and running over, hall men give into your bofom for with the fame measure that ye mete withal, it shall be measured to you again.

39 And he fpake a parabie unto them, Can the blind lead the blind? fhall they not both fall into the ditch?

40 The difciple is not above his maker: but every one that is perfect thall be as his mafter.

41 And why beholdeft thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but perceiveft not the beam that is thine own eye?

42 Bither how canft thou fay to the brother, Brother, let me pull

46 ¶ And why call ye me Lord, Lord, and do not the things which fay?

48 He is like a man which built an honíe, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock; and when the food arofe, the fream beat vehemently upon that houfe, and could not fhake it; for it was founded upon a rock.

49 But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that, without a foundation, built an houfe upon the earth; against which the ftream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that houfe was great.

CHAP. VII. The centurion's faith. NOW, when he had ended all his fayings in the audience of the people, he entered into Ca pernaum.

2 And a certain centurion's fervant, who was dear unto him, was fick, and ready to die.

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