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Judas betrayel) Christ,

Chap. xiv.

and selleta nim. tion within themselves, and said, Why was this 27 Ana jegus sa.cn unto them, All ye shall .waste of the ointment made!

be offended because of me this night : for it is 5 For it might have been sold for more tnan written, I will smite the Shepherd, and the three hundred pence, and have been given sheep shall be scattered. to the poor. And they murmured against 28 But after that I am risen, I will go before her.

you into Galilee. 6 And Jesus said, Let her alone; why trou- 29 But Peter said unto him, Although all ble ye her? she hath wrought a good work on shall be offended, yet will not I. me.

30 And Jesus saith unto him, Verily I say 7 For ye have the poor with you always, unto thee, That this day, even in this night, bem and whensoever ye will ye may do them good:fore the cock crow twice, thou shalt deny me but me ye have not always.

thrice. 8 She hath done what she could : she is 31 But he spake the more vehemently, if I come aforehand to acoint my body to the should die with thee, I will not deny thee in burying

any wise. Likewise also said "hey all. g'Verily I say unto you, Wheresoever this 32 And they came to a place which was gospel shall be preached throughout the whole named Gethsemane : and he saith to his disciworld, this also that she hath done shall be ples, Sit ye here, while I shall pray. spoken of for a memorial of her.

33 And he taketh with him Peter, and James, 10 | And Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve, and John, and began to be sore amazed, and to went into the chief priests to betray him unto be very heavy; them.

34 And saith unto them, My soul is exceed11 And when they heard it they were glad, ing sorrowful unto death : tarry ye here, and and promised to give him money:

And lie watch. sought how he might conveniently betray 35 And he went forward a little, and fell on tim.

the ground, and prayed that, if it were possible, 12 | And the first day of unleavened bread, the hour might pass from him. when they killed the passover, his disciples 36 And he said, Abba, Father, all things are said unto him, Where wilt thou that we go possible unto thee; take away this cup from and prepare, that thou mayest eat the pass- me: nevertheless, not what I will, but what over!

thou wilt. 13 And he sendeth forth two of his disciples, 37 And he cometh, and findeth them sleepand saith unto them, Go ye into the city, and ing, and saith unto Peter, Simon, sleepest there shall meet you a man bearing a pitcher of thou?

couldest not thou watch one hour? water: follow him.

38 Watch ye, aud pray, lest ye enter into 14 And wheresoever he shall go in, say ye temptation: the spirit truly is ready, but the to the good man of the house, The Master saith, desh is weak. Where is the guest-chamber, where I shall eat 39 And again he went away, and prayed, shd the passover with my disciples ?

spake the same words. 15 And he will sher you a large upper-room 40 And when he returned, he found tocm furnished and prepared: there make ready asleep again; (for their eyes were heavy ;)

neither wist they what to answer him. 16 And his disciples went forth, and came 41 And he cometh the third time, and saith into the city, and found as he had said unto unto them, Sleep on now, and take your rest: shem: and they madle ready the passover. it is enough, the hour is come; behold, the

17 And in the evening he cometh with the Son of man is betrayed into the hands of siawwelve.

Ders. 18 And as they sat and did eat, Jesus said, 42 Rise up, let us go; lo, he that betrayeth Verily I say untu youl, One of you which me is at hand. datethi with me shall betray me.

43 | And immediately, while he yet spake, 19 And they began to be sorrowful, and to cometh Judas, one of the twelve, and with him ay unto him one by one, Is it I ! and another a great multitude with swords and staves, from aid, Is it I?

the chief priests, and the scribes, and the 20 And he answered and said unto them, It elilers. Sone of the twelve that dippeth with me in the 44 And he that betrayed him had given them lich

a token, saying, Whomsoever I shall kiss, that 21 The Son of man indeed goeth, as it sagle is he; take bim, and lead him away as written of him: but wo to that man by safely. whom the Son of man is betrayed! good 45 And as soon as he was come, he goeth were it for that map is he had never been straightway to him, and saith, Master, Master; born.

and kissed him. 22 ! And as they did eat, Tegus took bread, 46 Add they laid their hands on him, and and blessed, and brake it, and gave to them, took him. an I said, Take, eat: this is my body.

47 And one of them that stood by drew a 23 And he took the eup, and when he had sword, and smote a servant of the high priest, given thanks, be gave it to them: and they all and cut off his ear. drank of it.

48 Ao: Jesus answered and said unto them, 24. And he said unto them, This is my blood are ye come out as against a thier with swords of the new testament, which is shed for and with staves to take me ? mary:

49 I was daily with you in the temple teach25 Verily I say unto you, I will drink no ing. and ye took me pot: but the scriptures more of the fruit of the vine, until that day that must be fulfilled. I drink it new in the kingdom of God.

50 And they all forsook him, and Med. 26 ? And whea they had sung an hymn, they 51 And there followed him a certain young went out into the mount of Olives.

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priests held a consultation with the elders 52 And he left the linen cloth, and fled from and seribes, and the whole ouncil, and bouod thiero naked

Jesus, and carried him away, and delivered him 53 And they led Jesus away to the high to Pilate. priest: and with him were assembled all the 2 And Pilate asked him, Art thou the King chief priests, and the elders, and the scribes. of the Jeus? And he answering, said unto liim,

54 and Peter followed him aiar off, even Thou sayest it. into the palace of the high priest : and be sat 3 And the ebiof priests acrused him of many with the servants, and warmed himself at the things; but he answered pothing. fire.

4 And Pilate asked bim a rain, saying, An55 And the chief priests and all till council (swerest thou nothing ? behold how many things sought or witness against Jesus to put him to they witness against thee. death; and found none:

5 But Jesus yet answered nothing; so that 56 For many bare false witness against him; Pilate marvelled. but their witness agreed not together.

6 Now at that feast he released unto them 57 And there arose certain, and bare false one prisoner, whomsoever they desired. witness against him, saying,

7 And there was one named Barabbas, which 58 We heard him say, I will destroy this lay bound with then that had marle insurreetemple that is made with hands, and within tion with him, who bad committed murder in three days I will build another made without the insurrection. hands.

& And the multitude, crying aloud, began 59 But neither so did their witness agree to desire him to do as he had ever done unto together.

them. 60 And the high priest stood up in the midst, 9 But Pilate answered them, saying, Will and asked Jesus, saying, Answerest thou no- ye that I release unto you the King of the thing? what is it which these witness against Jewe! thee?

10. For he knew that the chief priests tad 61 But he held his peace, and answered no feelivered him for eney. thing. Again the high priest asked him, and 11 But the chiei priests moved the people, said unto him, Art thou the Christ, the Son of that he should rather release Barabbas uuto the Blessed?

them. 62 And Jesus said, I am : and ye shall see 12 And Pilate answered and said again unto the Son of man sitting on the right pand of them, What will ye then that I shall do unto power, and coming in the clou is of heaven him whom ye call the King of the Jews?

63 Then the high priest rent his clothes, 13. And they cried out again, Crucily him. and saith, What need we any further wit- 14 Then l'ilate said unto them, Why, what nesses?

evil bath he done? And they cried out the 64 Ye have heard the blasphemy: what more exceedingly, Cruciiy him. think ye? And they all condemned him to be 15 And so Pilate, willing to content the guilty of death.

people, released Barabbas unto them, and deli65 and some begar to spit on him, and to vered Jesus, when he had scourged him, to be cover his face, and to buffet him, and to say crucified. unto him, Prophesy: and the servantsu strike 16 And the soldiers led him away into the him with the palms of their hands.

hall ralles Pretorium; and they call togeiher - 66 ? And as Peter was benearh in the pa- the whole band. lace, there cometh one of the maids of the high 17 And they clothed him with purple, and priest :

platted a crown of thorns, and put it about his 67 And when she saw Peter warming bimself, head, she looked upon him, and said, And thou also 18 And began to salute him, Hail, King of the wast with Jesus of Nazareth.

Jews! 68 But he denied, saying, I know not, nei- 19 And they smote him on the head with a ther understand I what hou sayest. And reed, and did spit upon him, and bowing their he went out into the porch; and the cock knees, worshipped him. crew.

20 And when they had mocked him. they 69 And a maid saw him again, and began to cook of the purple from him, and put his orn say to them that stoou by, This is one of clothes on bim, and led him ont to crucify them.

him. 70 Aod he denied it again. And a little after, 21. And they compel one Simon a Cyrenian, they that stood by said again to Peter, Surely who passed by, coming out of the country, the thou art one of them: for thou art a Galilean, father of Alexander and Rufus, to bear his ap:) thy speech agreeth thereto.

71 But he began to curse and to swear, say- 22 And they bring him unto the place Gol. ing, I know not this man of whom ye speak. gotha, which is, being interpreted, The place

72 And the second time the cock crew. And of a skull. Peter called to mind the word that Jesus said 23 And they gave him to drink wine wingled unto him, Before the cock crow twice thou with myrrl: but he received it not. shalt deny me thrice. And when he thought 24 And when they had crucified him they thereon, he wept.

parted his garments, casting lots upon them CHAP. XV.

what every man should take. 1 Jesus, brought bound and accused before 25 And it was the third hour, and they cruci

Pilate, 15 is delivered & be crucified: 17 he bed him is crowned with thor 27 hunyed he- 26 And the superscription of his arrasatior Arrein tro thieves, 13 id is honourably was written over THE KING OF THE buried



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He crucified belmeen thieves. Chap. xvi.

Als resurrection and ascension 27 And with him they crucify two thieves; Magdalene, 12 to two others going into the the one on his right hand, and the other on his country, 15 sendeth forth the apostles, 19 and lelt.

ascenileth into heaven. 4:18. And the scripture was withere which A Datentie sabbas ar wah paste the farm saith, was trans- Magdalene, and Mary the mother of gressors.

James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, 29 And they that passed by railed on him, that they náght come and anoint him, wagging their hearts, and saying, Ah, thou 2 And very early in the morning, the first that destroyest the temple, and buildest it in day of the week, they came unto the sepulthne days,

chre at the rising of the sun. 30 Save thyself, and come down from the 3 And they said among themselves, Who cross.

shall roll us away the stone from the door 31 Likewise also the chief priests, mocking, of the sepulctre? said among themselves with the scribes, He 4 And when they looked, they saw that saved others; himself he cannot save.

the stone was rolled anay: for it was very 32 Let Christ the King of Israel descenu jgreat. now from the cross, that we may see and 5 And entering into the sepulchre, they believe. And they that were crucified with saw a young man sitting on the right side, bim reviled, nim.

clothed in a long white garment; and they 33 And wben the sixth hour was come, were alrighted. there was darkness over the whole land until 6 And he saith unto them, Be not affrighted the ninth bour.

Ye seek Jesus of Nazareth, which was cruci34 And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with Ged: he is risen; he is not here: behold the a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabach- place where they laid him. thani, which is, being interpreted, My God, 7 But go your way, tell his disciples and my God, why hast thou forsake:1 me! Peter, that he goeth before you into Gali

35 And some of them that stood by, when lee; there shall ye see him, as ne said unto they hearð it, said, Behold, de talleth Elias. you.

36 And one ral, and tiled a sponge full of 8 And they went out quickly, and fled from vinegar, and put it on a reed, and gave him to the sepulchre; for they trenible, and were drink, saying, Let alone : let us see whether amazed: neither said they any thing to any Elias will come to take him down.

man; for they were afraid 37 And Jesus aried with a loud voice, and 9 | Now when Jesus was risen early, the gave up the ghos

first day of the week, he appeared first to 38 And the rail of the temple was rent in Mary Magdalene, out of whom be bad cast twain from the top to the bottom.

seven devils. 39 | And when the centurion, which stood 10 And she went and told them that had over against bim, saw that he so cried out, and been with him, as they mourned and wept. gave up the ghost, he said, Truly this man was 11 And they, when they had heard that he the Son of God

was alive, and had been seen of her, believed 40 There were also women looking on afar not. off'; among whom was Mary Magdalene, and 12 | After that he appeared in another Mary the mother of James the less, anů of form unto two of them, as they walked, arid Joses, and Salome;

went into the country. 41 (Who also, when he was in Galilee, fol- 13 And they went and told it unto the resilowed him, and ministered unto him;) and due; oeither believed they them. many other women which came up with him 14 1 Afterward he appeared unto the eleunto Jerusalem.

ven as they sat at meat, and upbraided them 42 And now whem the even was come, with their unbelief and hardness of heart, be(because it was the preparation, that is, the cause believed not them which had seen day before the sabbath.)

niin after he had risen. 43 Joseph of Arimathea, an honourable 15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all counsellor, which also waited for the kingdom the world, and preach the gospel to every of God, care, and went in boluly unto Pilate, creature. and craved the body of Jesus.

16 He that believeth and is baptized, shall | 44 And Pilate marvelled if he were already be saved; but he that believeth not shall be deari: and calling unto him the centurion, he damned asked him whether he had been any while 17 And these signs shall follow them that dead.

believe; in iny name shall they cast out 45 And when he knew it of the centurion, devils : they shall speak with new tongie; be gave the body to Joseph.

18 They shall take up serpents; and if they 46. And he bought nine linen, and took him i drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; doiro, aud wrapped him in the linen, and laid they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall him in a sepulchre which was hewn out of a rerover. rock, and rolled a stone unto the door of the 19 So then, after the Lord had spoken sepulchre.

unto them, he was received up into heaven, 47 And Mary Magdalene, and Mary the and sat on the right hand of G mother of Joses, belield wbere he was laid. 20 And they went forth, and prea bed CHAP. XVI.

every where, he Lord working with them, | An ange declarein the resurrection of Christ and confirming the word with signs following to three women: 9 he appeareth to Mary Amen.


The GOSPEL according to St. LUKE. Luke's preface. 5 The conception of John 21 And the people waited for Zacbaries, Baptist, 26 and of Christ. 57 The nativity and marvelled that he tarried so long in the and circumcision of John. 67 The prophecy temple. of Zachurias.

22 And when he came out he could be Fo VORASMUCH as many have taken in speak unto them and they perceived tort

hand to set forth in order a declaration he had seen a vision in the temple; for te of those things which are most surely believed beckoned unto them, and remained speecbless among us,

23 And it came to pass, tbal as soon as the 2 Even as they delivered them unto us, days of his ministration were accomplisbed which from the beginning were eye-witnesses, he departed to his own house. and ministers of the word;

24 And after those days his wife Elisabet 3 It seemed good to me also, having had conceived, and hid berself five months. say. perfect understanding of all things from the ing, very first, to write unto thee in order, most 25 Thus hath the Lord dealt with me, in excellent Theophilus,

the days wherein he looked on me, to take 4 That thou mightest know the certainty away my reproach among men: of those things wherein thou hast been in- 26 | And in the sixth month the angel structeui.

Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of 51 THERE was in the days of Herod, Galilee, named Nazareth, the

27 To a virgin espoused to a man, whose priest named Zacharias, of the course of name was. Joseph, of the house of Davit;! Abia : and his wife was of the daughters, and the virgin's name nas Mary. of Aaron, and her name was Elisabeth, 28 And the angel came in unto her, and

6 And they were both righteous before said, Hail, thon that art highly favoured, the God, walking in all the commandments and Lord is with thee blessed art thou among ordinances of the Lord blameless.

women. 7 And they had no child, because that Eli- 29 And when she saw him she was troubled sabeth was barren; and they both were now at his saying, and cast in her mind what man: well stricken in years.

ner of salutating this should be. 8 And it came to pass, that while he exe- 30 And the angel said unto ber, Fear not, cuted the priest's office before God in the Mary: for thou hast found favour with God ord-r of his course,

31 And behold, thou shalt conceive in thy 9 According to the custom of the priest's womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call office, his lot was to burn incense when he his name Jesus. went into the temple of the Lord.

32 He shall be great, and shall be called 10 And the whole multitude of the peo- The Son of the Highest : and the Lord God ple were praying without at the time of ic- shall give unto him the throne of bis father cense

David : 11 And there appeared unto him an angel 33 And he shall reign over the house of la. of the Lord standing on the right side of the cob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall altar of incense.

be no end. 12 And when Zacharias saw him, he was 34 Then said Mary unto the angel, How troutled, and rear (ell upon him.

shall this be, seeing I know not a man? 13 But the angel said unto him, Fear not, 35 And the angel answered and said unto Zacharias: for thy prayer is heard; and thy her, The Holy Ghost shall come unon thee, wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou and the power of the Highest shall overshashalt call his naine John.

dow thee; therefore also that holy thing, 14 And thou shalt have joy and gladness : which shall be born of thee, shall be called and many shall rejoire at his birth

The Son of God. 15 For he shall be great in the sight of the 36 And behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she Lord; and shall drink neither wine nor strong hath also conceived a son in her old age: und drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy this is the sixth month with her who was called Ghost, even from his mother's womb.

barren. 16 And many of the children of Israel shall 37 For with God nothing shall be in p09he turo to the Lord their God.

sible, 17 And he shall go before him in the spirit 38 And Mary said, Behold the handmaid and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy fathers to the children, and the disobedient word. And the angel departed from her. to the wisdom of the just: to make ready a 33 And Mary arose in those days, and went people prepared for the Lord.

into the hill-country with haste, into a city 18 And Zacharias said unto the angel, of Juda; Whereby shall I know this? for I am an old 40 and entered into the house of Zacharias, man, and my wife well stricken in years. and saluted Elisabeth.

19. And the angel answering said unto him, 41 And it came to pass, that when Elisabeth I am Gabriel, that stand in the presence of heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leaped Go!; and am sent to speak unto thee, and in ker womb: and Elisabeth was filled with to shew thee these glad tidings.

the Holy Ghost. 20 And behold, thou shalt be dumb, and 42 And she spake out with a loud voice, not able to speak until the day that these and said, Blessed art thou among women, and things shall be performed, berause thou be blessed is the fruit of thy womb. lie vest not my words, which shall be fulfilled 43 And whence is this to 1, that the me in their season.

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Christ's notivity, &c 44 For lo, as soon as the voice of thy salu-1 74 That he would grant unto us, that we be tation sounded in mine ears, the babe leaped ing delivered out of the band of our enemies, in my womb for joy.

might serve him without fear, 45 And blessed is she that believed: for 75 In holiness and righteousness before him, there shall be a performance of those things all the days of our life which were told her from the Lord.

76 And thou, caila, shalt be called the pro46 And Mary said, My soul doth magnify phet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the Lord,

the face of the Lord to prepare his ways; 47 And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my 77 To give knowledge of salvation unto his Saviour

people, by the remission of their sins, 48 For he hath regarded the low estate of his 78 Through the tender mercy of our God, dandmaiden: for behold, from henceforth all whereby the day-spring from on bigl bath sigenerations shall call me blessed.

- For he that is mighty bath done to me 79 To give light to them that sit in larkness, great things, and holy is his name.

and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet 50 and his mercy is on them that fear bird into the way of peace. from generation to generation

80 And the child grew, and waxed strong in 51 He hath shewed strength with his arm; spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his he hath scattered the proud in the imagination shewing unto Israel. of their hearts.

CHAP. II. 52 He hath put down the mighty from their 1 Augustus tareth all the Roman empire. 6 seats, and exalted them of low degree.

Christ's nativity: 21 his circumcision. 28 53 He hath filled the hungry with good Simeon and Anna prophecy of Christ. thin and the

cite ben hate venit e mapema e Aperit came to pass pee those days that 54 He holpen his servant Israel, in re

went a from Lesar Au membrance of his mercy:

gustus, that all the world should be taxed. 55 As he spike to our fathers, to Abraham, 2 (And this taxiog was first made when Cy. and to his seeil, for ever.

renius was governor of Syria.) 56 And Mary abo Je with her about three 3 And all went to be taxed, every one into months, and returned to her own house. his own city.

57 | Now Elisabeth's full time came that 4 And Joseph also went up from Galilee, > she should be delivered; and she brought forth out of the city of Nazareth, into Judea, unto a son.

the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, 58 And her neighbours and her cousins beard (because he was of the bouse and lineage of how the Lord ha sheve great mercy upon David) her and they rejoiced with her.

5 To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, 5% And it came to pass, that on the eighth being great with child. day they carne to circumcise the child; and 6 And so it was, that while they were there, they called him Zacharias, after the name of the days were accomplished that sue should be his father.

delivered. 60 And his mother answered and said, Not 7 Anishe brought forth her first-born son, so; but he shall be called John.

and wrapped him in swarldling-clothes, and laid 61 And they said unto her, There is none of him in a manger; because there was no room thy kindred that is called by this naine.

ior them in the ind 62 And they roade signs to his father, how 8 And there were in the same country saephe would have him called.

Haerds abiding in the field, keeping watch over 63 And he asked for a writing-table, and their flock by night. wrote, saying, His name is John. And they 9 And lo, the angel of the Lord camo marvelled all.

upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone 64 And his mouth was opened immediately, round about them;

and they were sore and his tongue loosed, and he spake, and prais- afraid. ed God.

10 And the angel said unto them, Fear not. 65 And fear came on all that dwelt round for behold, I bring you good tidings of great about them; and all these sayings were noised joy, which shall be to all people. abroad throughout all the-hill-country of 1! For unto you is born this day in the Judea.

city of David, a Saviour, which is Christ the 66 And all they that had heard them, laid them Lord. i up in their hearts, saying, What manner of 12 And this shall be a sign unto you; Yo child shall this be! And the hand of the Lord shall find the habe wrapped in gwaddlingwas with him.

clothes, lying in a manger 67 | And his father Zacharias was filled with 13 And suddenly there was with the angel a the Holy Ghost, aud prophesied, saying, multitude of the heaveoly host praising God,

68 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for be and saying, bath visited and redeemed his people,

14 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth 69 And hath raised up an horn of salvation peace, gnod will towards men. for us in the house of his servant David;

15 And it came to pase, as the angels were 70 As he spake by the mouth of his holy gone away from them into heaven, the shepprophets, which bave been since the world herds said one to another, Let us now go even began :

unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is 71 That we should be saved from our ene- come to pass, which the Lord hata wade kpewa pies, and from the hand of all that hate us ;

72 To perform the mercy promised to our 16 And they came with haste, and Sound Fathers, and to remember his holy covenant : Mary anıt Joseph, and the babe lying in a

73 The oath wbich be sware to our father inanger. 'Abrabana,

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