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Spirit of God descend like a not tempt the Lord thy
dove, and come upon him: • God.”

17 and lo, a voice came from 8 Again, the devil taketh
heaven, saying,

him up to an exceeding high
“ beloved Son, in whom I am mountain, and pointeth out to
" well pleased.”

him all the kingdoms of the
world, and the glory of them;

9 and saith to him, All these

things I will give thee, if thou
"HEN Jesus was led up by wilt fall down and worship

the spirit into the wil-
derness, to be tried by the 10 Then saith Jesus to him,

Get thee hence, Satan: for it
2 And when he had fasted is written,

• Thou shalt wor- Deut. vi. 13.
forty days and forty nights, he “ship the Lord thy God, and
afterwards hungered :

“ him only thou shalt serve.”
3 and the tempter came to 11 Then the devil leaveth
him, and said, If thou art the him, and, behold, angels came
Son of God, command that and ministered to him.
these stones become bread : 12 But having heard that

4 but he answered and said, John was cast into prison, he
Deut. viii. 3. It is written, " Man shall not returned to Galilee;

" live by bread alone, but by 13 and leaving Nazareth, he

every word that proceed- went and dwelt in Capernaum,
" eth out of the mouth of which is on the sea coast, in
« God.”

the borders of Zabulon and
5 Then the devil taketh him Nephthalim :
up into the holy city, and set- 14 that the word might be
teth him on the pinnacle of fulfilled which was spoken
the temple;

through Isaiah the prophet,
6 and saith to him, If thou saying,
art the Son of God, cast thy- " The land of Zabulon Is. ix. 1.

self down : for it is written, " and the land of Nephthalim,
Ps.xci. 11,12. “ He will give his angels by the way of the sea, be-

“charge concerning thee: and yond Jordan, in Galilee of
in their hands they shall

“ the Gentiles;
“ bear thee up, lest thou 16 " the people which sat in
“ bruise thy foot against a

* darkness have seen great
" stone."

“ light; and on them that sat
7 Jesus said to him, It is “ in the region and shadow of
Deste vi. 16. written again, 66 Thou shalt " death, light hath arisen.'

c. xiv. 13.
Luke, iv. 14.



c. lii. 2.


for they

Luke, xviii. 1.

17 From that time Jesus also were lunatic, and those that
began to preach, and to say; had the palsy; and he healed
“Repent ye, for the kingdom them.
" of heaven is at hand.

3 And great multitudes fol18 And as he walked by the lowed him from Galilee, and Mark, i. 16. sea of Galilee, he saw two Decapolis, and Jerusalem, Luke, vi. 17.

brothers, Simon called Peter, and Judea, and from beyond
and Andrew his brother, cast- Jordan.
ing a net into the sea,

4 And seeing the multitudes,
were fishers;

he went up to a mountain : 19 and he saith to them, and when he had sat down, Follow me, and I will make his disciples came to him; you fishers of men:

5 and he opened his mouth,
20 and they straightway left and taught them, saying:
their nets, and followed him. 6 Blessed are the beggars in c. vii. 7, 8, 11.

21 And going on from thence, spirit; for their's is the king-
he saw two other brothers, dom of heaven.
James the son of Zebedee, and 7 Blessed

are they that
John his brother, in a ship mourn; for they shall be com-
with their father Zebedee, forted.
mending their nets :

8 Blessed are the meek; for
22 and he called them; and they shall inherit the earth.
they immediately left the ship, 9 Blessed are they who hunger
and their father, and followed and thirst for justification; for

they shall be filled.

10 Blessed are the merciful;

for they shall obtain mercy. CHAPTER V.

11 Blessed are the pure in ANI

ND Jesus went about all heart; for they shall see God.

Galilee, teaching in their 12 Blessed are the
synagogues, and preaching the makers; for they shall be
gospel of the kingdom; and called the children of God.
healing every disease, and 13 Blessed are they who are
every infirmity, among the persecuted for the sake of

justification; for their's is the
2 And his fame went through- kingdom of heaven.
out all Syria : and they brought

when men
to him all sick persons, affect- shall revile you, and persecute
ed with divers diseases and you, and say every thing evil
sufferings; and those possess- against you, falsely, for my
ed with devils, and those that sake :

14 Blessed are ye,


before you.

15 rejoice, and be exceeding shall be called great in the glad; for great is your reward kingdom of heaven : in heaven: for so they perse- 23 for I tell you, that unless cuted the prophets that were your justification exceed that

of the scribes and Pharisees, 16 Ye are the salt of the ye will not enter into the earth: but, if the salt lose its kingdom of heaven. savour, with what shall it be 24 Ye have heard that it was seasoned ? it is thenceforth said to them of old time,“ Thou good for nothing, but to be “ shalt not kill; and whosocast out, and trodden under ever shall kill, will be in foot by men.

“ danger of the judgment:” 17 Ye are the light of the 25 but I tell you, That whoworld : a city that is set on soever is angered against his an hill, cannot be hid. brother, will be in danger of

18 Neither do men light a the judgment: and whosoever lamp, and put it under a shall say to his brother, Raca, bushel, but on its stand; and will be in danger of the counit shineth to all that are in cil: but whosoever shall

say, the house :

Thou fool, will be in danger 19 so, let your light shine of hell fire. before men; that they may 26 If, therefore, thou bring see your good works, and glo- thy gift to the altar, and there rify your Father who is in rememberest that thy brother heaven.

hath any thing against thee; 20 Think not that I am come 27 leave thy gift there before

to destroy the law, or the pro- the altar, and go away; first Rom. iii. 31. phets; I am not come to de- be reconciled to thy brother,

stroy, but to fulfil them : and then come and offer thy

21 for, I tell you verily; Till gift. heaven and earth pass away,

28 Agree with thine adverone jot or one tittle shall not sary quickly, whilst thou art pass from the law, till all on the way with him; lest thy things be fulfilled.

adversary deliver thee to the 22 Whosoever, therefore, shall judge, and the judge deliver break one of the least of these thee to the officer, and thou commandments, and shall teach be cast into prison : men so, he shall be called the 29 verily I tell thee, Thou least in the kingdom of hea- wilt not come out from thence, ven: but whosoever shall do until thou hast paid the last them, and teach them, the same farthing

c. xviii. 8.


Lev. xxiv..
Deut. xix. 21.

30 Ye have heard that it was 38 nor by the earth, for it is
said, “ Thou shalt not commit his footstool; nor by Jerusa-

lem, for it is the city of the
31 but I tell you, That who- great King :
soever looketh on a woman to 39 neither shalt thou swear
lust after her, hath already by thy head; because thou
committed adultery with her canst not make one hair white,
in his heart.

or black :
32 And if thy right eye cause 40 but, let your word Yea,
thee to stumble, pluck it out, be only yea; and your Nay,
and cast it from thee: for it only nay: for whatsoever ex-
is better for thee that one of ceedeth these, is of the evil
thy members should perish, one.
than that thy whole body 41 Ye have heard that it hath
should be cast into hell. been said, “ An eye

for an eye, Exod. xxi. 2 t.
33 And if thy right hand 66 and a tooth for a tooth :”
cause thee to stumble, cut it 42 but I say to you, Resist
off, and cast it from thee: for not evil: but, whosoever shall
it is better for thee that one smite thee on thy right cheek,
of thy members should perish, turn to him the other also;
than that thy whole body 43 and let him who would
should be cast into hell. sue thee at law, and take thy
34 It hath been said, “Who- coat, have thy cloak also :

soever putteth away his wife, 44 and whosoever shall im“ let him give her a bill of press thee to go one mile, go "divorcement:"

with him two. 35 but I tell you, That who- 45 Give to him that asketh soever putteth away his wife, thee; and, from him that would Deut. xv. 8. except on account of fornica- borrow of thee, turn not away. tion, causeth her to commit 46 Ye have

eard that it hath adultery: and whosoever mar- been said, “ Thou shalt love rieth her that is so put away,

thy neighbour; and hate
committeth adultery.

only thine enemy :"
36 Again, ye have heard that 47 but I say to you, Love

it was said to them of old time, your enemies, and pray for Exod. xx. 7: “ Thou shalt not forswear thy- them that persecute you;

self, but, thou shalt perform 48 that ye may become chil" thine oaths to the Lord :" dren of your Father who is in

37 but I say to you, Swear heaven : for he maketh his not at all: neither by heaven, sun to rise on the evil and for it is God's throne;

on the good, and sendeth his

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c. xix. 9.


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fore men,

rain on the just and on the of the streets, that they may unjust.

be seen by men: verily I tell 49 For, if ye love them only you, They are far from their who love you, what reward reward: have ye? do not even the pub- 6 but thou, when thou praylicans the same?

est, enter into thy closet, and 50 And if ye salute your bre- when thou hast Jocked thy thren only, what do ye more door, pray to thy Father who than others? do not even the is in secret; and thy Father, Gentiles so?

who seeth in secret, will re51 Be ye therefore perfect; ward thee. as your heavenly Father is

7 And when ye pray, use not perfect.

long repetitions, as the hypocrites; for they think that they

shall be heard for their much CHAPTER VI.

speaking: TAKE heed not to do your 8 be not ye therefore like to works for justification be- them; for your Father know- V. 32.

that ye may be seen eth of what things ye have by them: otherwise, ye have need, before ye ask him : no reward from your Father 9 pray ye, therefore, after who is in heaven.

this manner :

“ Our Father, 2 When therefore, thou givest “ who art in heaven, hallowed alms, sound not a trumpet be- “ be thy name! fore thee, in the synagogues

thy kingdom come: and in the streets, as the hypo- thy will be done on earth, crites do, that they may be as it is in heaven: praised by men : verily I tell give us this day our you, They are far from their

daily bread; reward :

12 “and forgive us our debts, 3 but when thou givest alms, as we forgive our debtors : let not thy left hand know 13 " and lead us not into what thy right hand doeth: “ temptation, but deliver us

4 that thine alms may be in " from evil.” secret: and thy Father who 14 For, if ye forgive men seeth in secret, will himself their trespasses, your heavenly reward thee.

Father will also forgive you : 5 And when thou prayest, be 15 but, if ye forgive not men not as the hypocrites; for they their trespasses, neither will love to pray standing in the your Father forgive your tressynagogues, and at the corners



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