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fpirit, and healed the child, he that is not against us is and delivered him again to for us. his father.

51 9 And it came to pass, 43 And they were all when the time was come that amazed at the mighty power he should be received up, he of God. But while they stedfastly fet his face to go to wondered every one at all Jerusalem, things which Jesus did, he 52' And sent messengers said unto his disciples, before his face: and they

44 Let these sayings sink went, and entered into a vildown into


ears : for the lage of the Samaritans to Son of man shall be delivered make ready for him. into the hands of men. 53 And they did not rez

45 But they understood ceive him, because his face not this 'saying, and it was was as though he would go hid from them that they per- to Jerusalem. ceived it not: and they feared 54. And when his disciples to ask him of that saying. James and John saw this,

46 , Then there arose a they said, Lord, wilt thou reasoning among them, which that we command fire to of them Thould be greatest. come down from heaven,

47 And Jesus perceiving and consume them, even as the thought of their heart, Elias did? took a child, and set him by 55 But he turned, and rehim,

buked them, and said, Ye 48 And said unto them, know not what manner of Who ver shall receive spirit ye are of. child in my name receiveth 56 For the Son of man is me; and whosoever fhall re- not come to destroy men's ceive me receiveth him that lives, but to save them. And sent me : for he that is least they went to another village. among you all, the same shall

57 And it came to pass, be great.

that as they went in the

way, 49 And John answered and a certain man said unto him, said, Master, we faw one caft- Lord, I will follow thee whiing out devils in thy name; therfoever thou goeft. and we forbad him, because 58 And Jesus said unto he followeth not with us. him, Foxes have holes, and

50 And Jesus said unto birds of the air have neits; him, Forbid him not: for but the "Son of man hath not

where my house.

where to lay his head.

ders rejoicing 59 And he said unto an- 6 And when he cometh other, Follow me. But he home, he calleth together Laid, Lord, fuffer me first to his friends and neighbours, go and bury my father. saying unto them, Rejoice

60 Jesus said unto him, with me: for I have found Let the dead bury their dead; my sheep which was loft. but go thou and preach the 7 I say unto you, that like, kingdom of God.

wife joy shall be in heaven 61 And another also said, over one finner that repentLord, I will follow thee; but eth, more than over ninety let me first go bid them fare- and nine just persons which well which are at home at need no repentance.

8 g Either what woman 62 And Jesus said unto having ten pieces of silver, him, No man having put his if she lose one piece, doth hand to the plough, and not light a candle, and sweep looking back, is fit for the the house, and seek diligently kingdom of God.

till she find it?

And when she hath found

it, she calleth her friends and

her neighbours together, fayHEN drew near unto ing, Rejoice with me; for I

him all the publicans have found the piece which I and sinners for to hear him. had lost.

2 And the Pharisees and 10 Likewise I say unto fcribes murmured, saying, you, There is joy in the This man receiveth finners, presence of the angels of and eateth with them. God over one finner that

3 And he spake this parable repenteth. unto them, saying,

II q And he said, A cer4

What you hav- tain man had two sons : ing an hundred sheep, if he 12 And the younger of lose one of them, doth not them said to his father, Faleave the ninety and nine in ther, give me the portion of the wilderness, and go after goods that falleth to me. that which is loft until he And he divided unto them find it?

his living. 5 And when he hath found 13 And not many days it, he layeth it on his shoul- after the younger son ga,


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thered all together, and took fight, and am no more worhis journey into a far coun- thy to be called thy son. try, and there wafted his sub- 22 But the father said to ftance with riotous living. his servants, Bring forth the

14 And when he had spent best robe, and put it on him; all, there arose a mighty fa- and put a ring on his hand, mine in that land; and he and Thoes on his feet: began to be in want.

23 And bring hither the 15 And he went and join-fatted calf, and kill it: and ed himself to a citizen of that let us eat, and be merry: country; and he sent him

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fon was into his fields to feed swine.dead, and is alive again; he

16 And he would fain have was loft, and is found. And filled his belly with the husks they began to be merry. that the swine did eat: and 25 Now his elder son was no man gave unto him. in the field : and as he came

17 And when he came to and drew nigh to the house, himself, he faid, How many he heard musick and dancing. hired servants of my father's 26 And he called one of have bread enough and to the servants, and asked what spare, and I perilh with hun- these things meant? ger!

27 And he said unto him, 18 I will arise, and go to Thy brother is come: 'and my father, and will say unto thy father hath killed the him, Father, I have finned fatted calf, because he hath against heaven and before received him safe and found. thee,

28 And he was angry, and 19 And am no more would not go in: therefore worthy to be called thy son: came his father out, and inmake me as one of thy hired treated him. servants.

29 And he answering faid 20 And he arose, and came to his father, Lo, these many to his father. But when he years do I serve thee, neither was yet a great way off, his transgressed I at any time thy father saw him, and had com- commandment; and yet thou passion, and ran, and fell on never gavest me a kid, that I his neck, and kissed him. might make merry with my

21 And the son said unto friends : him, Father, I have finned 30 But as soon as this thy against heaven and in thyron was come, which hath



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devoured. :thy living with much owest thou únto my harlots, thou' haft küled for lord ? him the fatted calf.

- 6 And he faid, An hundred 31 And he faid unto himmeafures of oil. And he faid Son, thou art ever with me, unto him, Take thy bill; and and all that I have is thine... fit down quickly, and write

32 It was meet that we fifty. fhould make merry and be Ź Then said he to another, glad : for this thy brother And how much owest thou? was dead, and is alive again; And he faid, An "hundred and was loft, and is found. measures of wheat. : And he

Cos'faid unto him, Take thy billy £.... Chap. XVII and write fourfcore. 1, puni

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was a certain rich man for the children of this world which had a stewards and are in their generation wifer the fame was accused unto than the children of light. him, that he had wasted his 9. And I fay unto you, goods.

Make to yourfelves friends of 2 And he called him, and the mammon of unrighteoussaid unto him, How is it that ness, that when ye fail, they I hear this of thee? give an may receive you into everaccount of thy stewardship: lafting habitations. for thou mayeit be no longer jo He that is faithful in fteward

... that which is least is faithful 3. Then the steward said alfo in much: and he that is within himself, What shall. I unjust in the least is unjust do ? for

my lord taketh away allo in much.. from me the stewardship: I 11 If therefore ye have: cannot dig, to beg I am not been faithful in the una alhamed,

righteous mammôn, who will 4

I am resolved what to commit to your trust the do, that, when I am put out true riches? of the stewardship, they may 12 And if ye have not receive me into their houses, been faithful in that which :

5. So he called every one is another man's, who shall of his lord's debtors unto bim, give you that which is your. and said unto the first, How own!

13 No servant can serve which was laid at his gate two masters : for either he full of sores, will hate the one, and love 21 And defiring to be fed the other : or else he will with the crumbs which fell hold to the one, and despise from the rich man's table: the other. Ye cannot serve moreover the dogs came' and God and mammon.

licked his fores. 14 And the Pharisees 22 And it came to pass, also, who were covetous, that the beggar died; and heard all these things, and was carried by the angels they derided him.

into Abraham's bofom. The 15 And he said unto them, rich' man also died, and was Ye are they which juftify buried; yourselves before men; but 23 And in hell he lifted up God knoweth your hearts ; his eyes being in torments, for that which is highly and feeth Abraham afar off, esteemed among men is abo- and Lazarus in his bofom. mination in the light of God. 24 And he cried, and said,

16 The law and the pro- Father Abraham, have mercy phets were until John: lince on me, and send Lazarus that time the kingdom of that he may dip the tip of God is preached, and every his finger in water, and cool man presseth into it. my tongue: for I am tor

17 And it is easier for mented in this'flame. heaven and earth to pass, 25 But Abraham faid, Son, than one tittle of the law to remember that thou in thy fail.

life-time receivedít thy'good 18 Whosoever putteth things, and likewise Lazarus away his wife and marrieth evil things : but now he is another, committeth adul- comforted, and thou art tortery: and whosoever mar-mented. rieth her that is put away 26 And befide all this, befrom her husband, commit- tween us and you' there is a teth adultery.

great gulf fixed: so that they 199 There was a certain which would pass from hence rich man,

which was clothed to you cannot; neither can in purple and fine linen, and they pass to us that would fared fumptuously every day: come from thence.

20 And there was a cer- 27 Then he said, I pray sain beggar named Lazarus, thee therefore, father, that


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