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Johas baptizett. 15 And was there until the 23 And he came and dwelt death of Herod : that it might in a city called Nazareth, that be fulfilled which was spoken it might be fulfilled which was of the Lord by the prophet, spoken by the prophets, He saying, Out of Egypi have I shall be called a Nazarené. called

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CHA P. III. 16 ( Then Herod when TN those days came John the the wise-men, was exceeding wilderness of Judea, wroth, and sent forth, and new z And saying, Řecent ye: all the children that were in for the kingdom of heaven is Bethlehem, and in all the at hand. coasts thereof, from two years 3 For this is he that was spoken old and under , according to of by the prophet Efaias, say. the time wlrich he had dili- ing, The voice of one crying gently enquired of the wise. in the wilderness, Prepare ye

the way of the Lord, make his 17 Then was fulfilled that paths straight. which was spoken by Jeremy 4 And the fame John had the prophet, saying,

his raiment of camels hair, and 18 In Rama was there a a leathern girdle about his voice heard, lamentation and loyns; and his meat was locusts wecping, and great mourning, and wild hony. Rachel weeping for her chil

5 Then went out to him Jea dren, and would not be com- rusalem and all Judea, and all forted, because they are not.

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But when Herod was 6 And were baptized of him dead, behold, an angel of the in Jordan, confessing their fins. Lord appeareth in a dream to

7 But when he saw many Jofeph in Egypt,

of the Pharisees and Sadducees 20 Saying, Arise, and take come to his baptism, he laid the young child and his mo. unto them, Ogeneration of vi. ther, and go into the land pers, who hath warned you to of Israel : for they are dead filee from the wrath to come? which sought the young childs 8 Bring forth therefore fruits life.

meet for repentance. 21 And he arose, and cook 9 And think not to say withthe young child and his mo- in your felves, We have Abrather, and came into the land ham to our father: for 1 day of Israel.

unto you, that God is able to 22 But when he heard that these stones to raise up children Archelaus did reign in Judea, unto Abraham. in the room of his father He: 10 And now also the ax is rod, he was afraid to go thi. laid unto the root of the trees = ther: notwithstanding, being therefore every tree, which warned of God in a dream, he bringe th not forth good fruit is tuned aside into the parts of hewn down, and cait into the Galilee:

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nilindeed baptize you with It is written, Man shall not water unto repentance; but he live by bread alone, but by that cometh afterme, is migh- every word that proceedeth out tier than I, whose shoes I am of the mouth of God. not worthy to bear: he shall 5 Then the devil takech baptize you with the holy him up into the holy city, and Ghost, and with fire. fetteth him on a pinnacle of

12 Whose fan is in his hand, the temple, and he will throughly purge

6 And faith unto him , If his ficor, and gather his wheat thou be the Son of God, caft into the garner : but he will thy self down : for it is writ. burn up the chaff with un- ten, he shall give his angels quenchable fire.

charge concerning thee, and in 13 ? Then cometh Jesus their hands they shall bear from Galilee to Jordan unto thee up, lest at any time thou John, to be baptized of hini. dath thy foot against a stone.

14 But John forbad him,say- 7 Jesus said unto him, It is ing, I have need to be baptized wricten again, Thou shalt not of thee, and comest thou to me? tempt the Lord thy God.

15 And Jesus answering, 8 Again, the devil taketh faid unto him, Suffer it to be fo him up into an exceeding high now: for thus it becometh us mountain, and seweth him to fulfill all righteousness. Then all the kingdoms of the world, he suffered him.

and the glory of them : 16 And Jesus when he was 9 And faith unto him, All baptized, went up straightway these things will I give thee, out of the water, and lo, the if thou wilt fall down and heavens were opened unto worship me. him, and he saw the Spirit of Jo Then faith Jesus unto God descending like a dove, him, Ger thee hence, Satan: and lighting upon him. for it is written, Thou shalt

17 And lo, a voice from worship the Lord thy God, heaven, saying, This is my and him only shalt thou serve. beloved Son, in whom I am II Then the devil leaveth well pleased.

him, and behold angels came CHA P. IV. and ministred unto him. Hen was Jesus led up of 12 ( Now when Jesus had

the spirit into the wil- heard that John was cast into derness, to be tempted of the prifon, he departed into Galidevil.

lee. 2 And when he had fafted 13 And leaving Nazareth, forty days and forty nights, he came and dwelt in Caperhe was afterward an hungred. naum, which is upon the sea

3 And when the tempter coast, in the borders of Zabucame to him, he said, Ifthou be lon and Nepthalim: the Son of God, command thao 14 That it might be fulilled these stones be made bread, which was spoken by Efaias the

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to preach. 15 The land of Zabulon, were lunatick, and those that and the land of Nephthalim, by had the palfie'; and he healed the

way of the sea beyond Jor- them. dan, Galilee of the Gentiles : 25 And there followed him

16 The people which fac in grear mulcitudes of people darkness, faw grear light: and from Galilee, and from Decato them which fat in the regi- polis, and from Jerusalem, and on and shadow of death, light from Judea, and from beyond is sprung up.

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17 { from that time Jesus CHAP. V.

ND , Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

tain: and when he was set, his 18 ( And Jefus walking by difciples came unto him. the sea of Galilee, faw two 2 And he opened his mouth, brethren, Simon, called Peter, and taught diem, saying, and Andrew his brother, cast. 3 Blessed are the poor in ing a net into the sea : (for spirit : for theirs is the king. they were fishers )

dom of heaven. 19 And he saith unro them, 4. Bleffed are they thac Follow me, and I will make mourn : for they shall be comyou fishers of men.

forted. Zo And they straightway left 5 Blessed are the meek : for their nets, and followed him. they shall inherit the earth.

21 And going on from 6 Blessed are they which thence, he saw other two bre- do hunger and thirst after thren, James the son of Zebe- righteousnefs: fur they shall dee, and John his brother, in be filled. a fhip with Zebedee their fa. 7 Blessed are the merciful ther, mending their pets: and for they shall obtain mercy. he called them.

8 Blefsed are the pure in 22 And they immediately heart : for. they shall see left the ship and their father, God. and followed him.

9 Blefled are the peace23 And Jesus went about makers : for they shall be callall Galilee, teaching in their ed the children of God. fynagogues, and preaching the 10 Blessed are they whiclı gospel of the kingdom, and are perfecuted for righteruf healing all manner of sickness, nefs fake : for theirs is the and all manner of disease a- kingdom of heaven. mong the people.

11 Bleffed are ye when men 24 And his fame went shall revile you, and persecute throughour all Syria : and they you, and shall fay all manner brought unto him all sick peo- of evil against you fally for ple that were taken with di- my fake. vers diseases, and torments, 12. Rejoyce and be exceed and those which were poffeffed ing glad for great is your re with devils, and chole which ward in heaven: for so perse

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soever shall kill, shall be in 13 ( Ye are the sale of the danger of the judgment. earth : but if the falt have lost 22 But I say unto you, thao his favour, wherewith shall it whosoever is angry with his be falted ? it is thenceforth brother without a cause, shall good for nothing, but to be be in danger of the judgment : caft out, and to be troden un. and whosoever shall say to der foot of mem.

his brother, Raca, shall be in 14 Ye are the light of the danger of the council: buc world. A city that is ser on an whosoever shall say, Thon fool, hill, cannot be hid.

shall be in danger of hell-fire. Is Neither do men light a 23. Therefore, if thou bring candle, and put it under a thy gift to the altar, and there bushel : but on a candlestick, remembreft that thy brother and it giveth light unto ali hath ought against thee; that are in the house.

24 Leave there thy gift be16 Let your light so thine fore the altar, and go thy way, before men, that they may see first be reconciled to thy broyour good works, and glorifie ther, and then come and offer your Father which is in hea- thy gift.

25 Agree with thine adver. 17 Think not that I am fary quickly, whiles thou art come to destroy the law or in the way with him : left ar the prophets :

am not come any time the adversary deliver to destroy, but to fulfil. thee to the judge, and the judge

18 For verily I say unto you, deliver thee to the officer, and Till leaven and exth pass, thou be cast into prison. one jot or one tiitle shall in no 26 Verily, I say unto thee, wife pass from the law, till all thou shalt by, no means come be fulfilled.

out thence, till thou hast paid 19. Whosoever therefore the uttermoft farthing: Thall break one of these least 27 ( Ye have heard that it commandments and shall was said by them of old time, teach men so, he shall be called Thou shalt not commic adul. the least in the kingdom of tery: heaven: but whofoever shall 28 But I say unto you, that do, and teach them, the fame whosoever looketh en a wo. Thall be called grex in the man to luft after her, hath kingdom of heaven.

coinmitted adultery with her 20 For I say unto you, That already in his heart. except your righteousness Thall 29 And if thy right eye of: exceed the righteousness of the fend thee, pluck it out, and fcribes and Pharisees, ye shall cast it from thee: fur it is proin no case enter into the king. fitable for thee that one of thy dom of heaven.

members should perish, and 21 [ Ye have heard, that is not that thy whole body should was said by chem of old time,' be cast into hell.

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expounded. 30 And if thy right hand rue thee at the law, and take offend thee, cut it off, and caft away thy coat, let him have it from thee : for it is profita. thy cloak also. ble for thee that one of thy 41 And whosoever shall members should perish, and compel thee to go a mile, go not that thy whole body should with him twain. be cast into hell.

42 Give to him that asketh 31 It hath been said, Whoso- thee, and from him that would ever shall put away his wife, borrow of thee, turn not thou let him give her a writing of away. divorcement.

43 ( Ye have heard thar ic 32 But I say unto you, thar hath been said, Thou Thale whosoever shall puc away his love thy neighbour, and hate wife, faving for the caufe of thine enemy: fornication, causeth her to 44 But I say unto you, Love commit adultery: and wliofo- your enemies, bless them thar ever shall marry her that is di- curse you, do good to them that vorced, committeth adultery. hate you, and pray for them

33. ( Again, ye have heard which despitefully use you, that it hath been said by them and persecute you : of old time, Thou shalt not 45. That ye may be the chilforswear thy self, but Thale dren of your Father which is perform unto the Lord thine in heaven, for he maketh his Oachs.

fun to rise on the evil and on 34 But I say unto you,Swear the good, and sendeth rain on not at all, peither by heaven, the juft and on the unjust. for it is Gods throne :

46 For if ye love them 35 Nor by the earth, for it which love you, what reward is his footstool : neither by Je- have ye? do not even the pubrusalem, for it is the city of the kicans the fame? great King

47. And if ye falute your 36 Neither shalt thou swear brethren only, what do you by thy head, because thou more than others? do not even canft not make one hair white the publicans fo? or black.

48 Be ye therefore perfect, 37. But let your communica- even as your Fatter which is tion be, Yea, yea ; Nay, nay: in heaven is perfect. for whatsoever is more than C H A P, VI. these, cometh of evil.

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your almes before men, 10 hath been said, An eye for an be seen of them : otherwise eye, and a cooth for a tooth. ye have no reward of your Fa.

39 But I say unto you, That ther which is in heaven. ye resist nor evil : but whoso- 2 Therefore, when thou dost ever shall fmite thee on thy thine alms, do not found a right check, turn to him the trumpet before thee, as the other alfo.

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