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Christ's circumciqion.

ST. LUKE.

John's preaching, &e. known abroad the saying which was told them 41 Now his pareats went to Jerusalem every concerning this child.

year at the feast of tbe passover. 18 And all they that heard it wondered at 42 And when he was twelve years old, they those thiogs which were told them by the shep- went up to Jerusalem, after the custom of the berds.

feast. 19 But Mary kept all these things, and pon- 43 And when they had fulfilled the days, as dered them in her heart.

they returned, the child Jesus farried behind 20 And the shepherds returned, glorifying in Jerusalem; and Joseph and his mother and praising God for all the things that they i kuew not of it. had heard and seen, as it was told unto 44 But they, supposing him to have been thein

in the company, went a day's journey : apd 21 And when eight days were accomplished they sought him among their kipstolk and ac for the circumcising of the child, his name quaintance. was called JESUS, which was so named of 45 And when they found him not, they turn the angel before he was conceived in the ed back again to Jerusalem, seeking him. womb.

46 And it came to pass, that after three days 22 And when the days of her purification, they found him in the temple, sitting in the according to the law of Moses, were accom- midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and plished, they brought him to Jerusalem, to asking them questions present him to the Lord;

47 And all that heard him were astonished 23 (As it is written in the law of the Lord, at his understanding and answers. Every male that openeth the womb shall be 48 And when they saw him, they were called holy to the Lord ;)

amazed : and his mother said unto him, Son, 24 And to offer a sacrifice according to that why hast thou thus dealt with us ? Behold tby which is said in the law of the Lord, A pair of father and I have sought thee gorrowing. turtle doves, or two young pigeons.

49 And he said unto them, How is it that ye 25 und behold, there was a man ip Jerusa- sought qe ? Wist ye not that I must be about lem, whose name was Simeon; and the same my Father's business? man was just and devout, waiting for the con- 50 And they understood not the saying solation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was which he spake unto them. upon him.

51 And he went down with them and came 26 And it was revealed unto him by the Ho-to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but ly Ghost, that he should not see death before bis mother kept all these sayings in her be had seen the Lord's Christ

heart. 27 And he came by the Spirit into the tem- 52 And Jesus increased in wisdom and sta. ple: and when the pareuts brought in the child cure, and in favour with God and man. Jesus, to do for him after the custom of the

CHAP. III.

1 John's preaching and baptism : 16 his tests 28 Then took be him up in his arms, and mony of Christ. 20 Herod imprisoneth John. blessed God, and said,

21 Christ is baptised: 23 nis genealogy. 29 Lord, now lettest thou thy servani depart

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Tiberius Cesar, Pontius Pilate being go 30 For mine eyes have seen thy salvation, vernor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of 31 Which thou hast prepared before the face | Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of Itu. of all people;

rea and of the region of Trachonitis, and Lysa. 32 A light to lighter, the Gentiles, and the nias the tetrarch of Abilene, glory of thy people Israel.

2 Annas and Caiaphas being the high priests, 33 And Joseph and his mother marvelled at the word of God came unto John the son of those things wh were spoken of him. Zacharias, in the wilderness.

34 And Simeor blessed them, and said unto 3 And he came into all the country about Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance the fall and rising again of many ip Israel; and for the remission of sins; for a sign which shall be spoken against;

4 As it is written in the book of the words of 35 (Yea, a sword shaļl pierce through thy Esaias the prophet, saying, The voice of one own soul also,) that the thoughts of many crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way bearts may be revealed.

of !me Lord, make bis paths straight. 36 And there was one Anna, a prophetess, 5 Every valley shall be filled, and every the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Aser; mountain and hill shall be brought low; and she was of a great age, and had lived with an the crooked shall be made straigbt, and the husband seven years from her virginity : rough ways shall be made smooth:

37 And she was a widow of about fourscore 6 And all desb shall see the salvation of and four years, which departed not from the God. temple, but served God with fastings and 7 Then said he to the multitude that rame prayers night apd day.

forth to be baptized of him, O generation of 38 And she, coming in that instant, gave vipers ! who liath warned you to fee from the thanks likewise unto the Lord, and spake of wrath to come! nim to all tbem that looked for redemptiob in 8 Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of reJerusalem

pentance; and begin not to say within your 39 And when they had performed all things selves, We have Abraham to our father : for according to the law of the Lord, they re- I say unto you, That God is able of these stones turped into Galilee, to their own city Na to raise up children unto Abraham. zareth.

9 And now also the axe is laid unto the root 40 And the child grew, and waxed strong in of the trees. every tree therefore which spirit, filled with wisdom; and the grace of bringeth rot forth good fruit is hewn donde dod was upon bim

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Chap. Iv.

Christ's temptation and fasting. 10 And the people asked him, saying, W::1 31 Which was the son of Melea, which was shall we do then?

the son of Men'ın, which was the son of Mat11 He answereth, and saith to them, He tatha, which was the son of Nathan, which was that hath two coats, let him impart to him that the son of David, bath none; and he that hath neat, let him do 32 Which was the son of Jesse, which was likewise

the son of Obed, which was the son of Booz, 12 Then came also publicans to be baptiz- which was the son of Salmon, which was the son ed, and said unto bim, Master, what shall we of Naasson, do !

33 Which was the son of Auninadab, which 13 And he said unto them, Exact no more was the son of Aram, which was the son of Esthan that which is appointed you.

rom, which was the son of Phares, which was 14 And the soldiers likewise demanded of the son of Juda, him, saying, And what shall we do! And he 34 Which was the son of Jacob, which was said unto them. Do violence to no man, nei-| the son of Isaac, which was the son of Abral:am, ther accuse any falsely; and be content with which was the son of Thara, which was the son your wages.

of Nachor, 15 And as the people were in expectation, 35 Which was the son of Saruch, which was and all men mused in their hearts of John, the son of Ragau, which was the son of Phalec, whether he were the Christ or not;

which was the son of Heber, which was the son 16 Joha answered, saying unto them all, of Sala, I indeed baptize you with water; but one 36 Which was the son of Cainan, which was mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose the son of Arphaxad, which was the son of Sem, shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall which was the son of Noe, which was the son baptize you with che Holy Ghost, and with of Lamech, fire :

37 Which was the son of Mathusala, which 17 Whose fan is in his hand, and he will was the son of Enoch, which was the son of throughly purge his floor, and will gather the Jared, which was the son of Maleleel, which wheat into his garner; but the chaif he will was the son of Cainan, burn with fire unquenchable.

38 Which was the son of Enos, which was 18. Anr' many other things in his exhortation the son of Seth, which was the son of Adam, preacheu he unto the people.

which was the son of God. 19 | But Herod the tetrarch, being reprov

CHAP. IV ed by him for Herodias his brother Philip's 1 Christ's temptation and fasting: 13 he over wife; and for all the evils which Herod had coming the devil, 14 orginneth to preach ; done, 28 Added yet this above all, that he stut up A returned from Jordan, and was led by the

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ND Jesus being full of the Holy Ghost, -John in prison.

21 Now when all the people were baptized, Spirit into the wilderness, it came to pass, that Jesus also being baptized, ? Being furty days tempted of the devil. and praying, the heaven was opened,

And in those days he did eat nothing : and 22 And the Holy Ghost descended in a bow when they were ended, he afterwards hundily shape like a dove upon him, and a voice gered. came from heaven, which said, Thou art my 3 And the devil said unto him, If thou be beloved Son; in thee 1 an well pleased. the Son of God, command this stone that it be

23 | And Jesus himself began to be about made bread. thirty years of age, being, (as was supposed) 4 And Jesus answered him, saying, It is the son of Joseph, which was the son of Heli,

written, That man shall not live by bread 24 Which was the son of Matthat, which alone, but by every word of God. was the son of Les which was the son of Mel- 5 And the devil taking his up into an high chi, which was the son of Janna, which was mountain, shewed unto him all the kingcoms of the son of Joseph,

the world in a moment of time. 25 Which was the son of Mattathias, which 6 And the devil said unto him, All this was the son of Amos, which was the son of Na- power will I give thee, and the glory of them; um, which was the son of Esli, which was the for that is delivered unto me; and to whomsoSon of Nagge,

ever I will I give it. 26 Which was the son of Maath, which was 7 If thou therefore wilt worship me, all the son of Mattathias, whi h was the son of Se- shall be thine. mei, which was the son of Joseph, which was 8 And Jesus answered and said unto niin, the son of Juda,

Get thee behind me, Satan : for it is written, 27 Which was the son of Joanna, which was Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him the son of Rhesa, which was the son of Zoroba only shalt thou serve. bel, which was the son of Salathiel, which was 9 And he brought him to Jerusalern, and set the son of Neri,

him on a pinnacle of the temple, and said unto 28 Which was the son of Melchi, which was him, i thou be the Son of God, cast thyself the son of Addi, who was the son of Coram, down from hence: which was the son of Elmodam, which was the 10 For it is sritten, He shall give his angels ton of Er,

charge over thee, to keep thee: 29 Which was the son of Jose, which was the 11 And in their hands they shall bear then ton of Eliezer, which was the son o Jorim, up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against which was the son of Matthat, which was the a stone ton of Leri,

12 And Jesus answering, said ... him. It is 30 Which was the son of Simeon, which was said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lorithy God, the son of Juda, which was the son of Joseph, 13 And when the levi! had ended all the whirh was the son of Jogan, which was the sun temptation, he departe from bim for å ses. Ø Eliakim,

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Christ beginneth to preach.

ST. LUKE. A miraculous draught of Aslas: 14 And Jesus returned in the power of mandeth the unclean spirits, and they come the Spirit into Galilec: and there went out out.

fame of him through all the region round 37 And the fame of him went out into every about.

place of the country round about. 15 And he taught in their synagogues, being 38 | And he arose out of the synagogue, glorified of all.

and entered into Simon's house : and Simon's 16 [ And he came to Nazareth, where he had wife's inother was taken with a great fever; been brought up: and, as his custom was, he and they besought him for her. went into the synagogue on the sabbath-day, 39 And he stood over her, and rebuked the and stood up for to read.

fever; and it left her. And immediately sho 17 And there was delivered unto him the arose, and ministered unto them. book of the propbet Esaias : and, when he had 40 | Now when the sun was setting, all opened the book, he found the place where it they that had any sick with divers diseases was written,

brought them unto him; and he laid bis 18 The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, be- hands on every one of them, and healed cause he hath anointed me to preach the gos-them. pel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the 41 And devils also came out of many, cry broken-hearted, to preach deliverance to the ing out, and saying, Thou art Christ, the Son of captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, God. And ně, rebuking them, suffered then to set at liberty them that are bruised; not to speak : Cor they knew that he was

19 To preach the acceptable year of the Christ. "Lord.

43 And when it was day he departed, and 20 And he closed the book, and he gave it went into a desert place, and the people sought "again to the minister, and sat down. And the him, and came unto him, and stayed him, that eyes of all them that were in the synagogue he should not depart from them. were fastened on him.

43 And he said unto them, I must preach the 21 And he began to say unto them, This day kingdom of God to other cities also ; for thereis this scripture fulfilled in your ears.

fore am I sent. 22 And all bare him witness, and wondered 44 And he preached in the synagogues of at the gracious words which proceeded out of Galilee. his mouth. And they said, Is got this Joseph's

CHAP. V. son !

1 Christ teacheth out of Peter's ship. 4 A ms 23 And he said unto them, Ye will surely raculous draught of fishes. 12 The leper say unto we this proverb, Physician, healthy- cleansed. 18 The palsy healed. 27 Mat. seif: whatsoever we have heard done in Ca. then called. pernaum, do also here in ihy country. 21 And he said, Verily 7 say unto you, no Apeste came to pass that, as the people

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to hear the word of God, prophet is accepted in his own country. he stood by the lake of Gennesaret.

25 But I tell you of a truth, Many widows. 2 And saw two ships standing by the lake: were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the but the fishermen were gone out of them, and heaven was shut up three years and six were washing their nets. months, when great famine was throughout all 3 And he entered into one of the ships, the land;

which was Simon's, and prayed him that he 26 But unto none of them was Elias sent, would thrust out a little frorn the land. And save unto Sarepta, a city of Sidon, unto a wo-he sat down, and taught the people out of the man that was a widow.

ship. 27 And many lepers were in Israel in the A Now when he had left speaking, he said time of Eliseus the prophet; and none of them unio Simon, Launch out into the deep, ard let was cleansed, saving Naaman the Syrian. down your nets for a draught.

28 And all they in the synagogue, when they 5 And Simon answering, said unto him, Mas. heard these things, were filled with wrath, ter, we have toiled all the night, and have

29 And rose up, and thrust him out of the taken nothing: nevertheless, at thy word I city, and led him unto the bror of the hill, will let down the net. wherсon their city was built, that they night 6 And when they had this done, they encloscast him down headlong.

ed a great multitude of fishes: and their net 30 But he, passing through the midst of them, brake. went his way,

7 And they beckoned unto their partners, 31 And came down to Capernaum, a city of which were in the other ship, that they should Galilee, and taugh: them on the sabbath-days. come and help them. And they came, and

32 And they were astonished at his doctrine, filled both the sh.ps, so that they began to sipk. for his word was with power.

8 When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at 33 9 And in the synagogue there was a man Jesus' knees, saying, Depart from me; for I which iad a spirit of an unclean devil, and he am a sinful man, o Lord. cried out with a loud voice,

y For he was astonished, and all that were 34 Saying, Let us alone; what have we to with bini, at the draught of the fishes which do with thee, thou Jesus or Nazareth! Art they had taken: thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou 1o And so was also James and John, the song art; the Holy One of God.

of Zebedee, which were partners with Simon. 35 An! Jesus rebuked him, saying, Holti thy And Jesus said unto Simon, Fear not; from peare, and rome out of him. And when the henceforth thou shalt catch men. devil had thrown him in the midst, he came 1! And when they had brought their ships te out of hin, and huet him not.

land, they forsook all, and followed him. 36; And they were all amazed, and spake 12 [ And it caine to pass, when he was in ánone themselves, saying, What a word is a certain city, behold, a map full of leprosy This! for with authority and power he cow-(who, seeing Jesus, fell on his face, and be

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Chap. vi.

The disciples chosen. sought him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou children of the bridechamber fast while the canst make ine clean.

bridegroom is with them? 13 And he put forth his handpand touched 35 But the day will come, when the bridehim, saying, I will; be thou clean. And im- groom shall be taken away from them, and mediately the leprosy departed from him. then shall they fast in those days.

14 And he charged him to tell no man: but 36 | And he spake also a parable unto go, and shew thyself to the priest, and offer for them; Nò man putteth a piece of a new garthy cleansing according as Moses cominanded, ment upon an old: if otherwise, then both the fur a testimony unto them.

new maketh a rent, and the piece that was 15 But so much the more went there a fare taken out of the new agreeth not with the abroad of him: and great multitudes came old. together to hear, and to be healed by him of 37 And no man putteth new wine into old their infirmities.

bottles; else the new wine wil burst the bot16 , And he withdrew himself into the tles, and be spilled, and the bottles shall wilderness, and prayed.

perish. 17 And it came to pass on a certain day, as 38 But new wine must be put into new bote he was teaching, that tjere were Pharisees and tles, and both are preserved. doctors of the law sitting by, which were come 39 No man also, having drunk old wine, out of every town of Galilee, and Judea, and straightway desireth new; for be saith, The

Jerusalem; and the power of the Lord was old is better. present to heal them.

CHAP. VI. 18 | And benold, men bruught in a bed a 1. Touching the ears of corn that were plucked man which was taken with a palsy; and they by the disciples on the sabbath. 13 Christ Bought means to bring him in, and to lay him chooseth the twelve, 17 healetk, 20 and before him.

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way they might bring him in because of the after the first, that he went through the multitude, they went upon the house-top, and corn-fields; and his disciples plucked the ears let him down through the tiling, with his couch, of corn, and did eat, rubbing them in their hands. Into the midst before Jesus.

2 And certain of the Pharisees said unto 20 And when he saw their faith, he said unto them, Why yo ye that which is not lawful to do Whim, Man, thy sins are forgiven thee.

on the sabbath days? 21 And the scribes and the Pharisees began 3 And Jesus, answering them, said, Have ye to reason, saying Who is this which speaketh not read so much as this, what David did, wben blasphemies? WJ can forgive sins but God himself was an hungered, and they which were ralone?

with him; 22 But when Jesus perceived their thoughts, 4 How he went into the house of God, and be answering, said unto them, What reason ye did take and eat the shew-bread, and gave Sin your hearts :

also to them that were with him; which 23 Whether is easier to say, Thy sins be it is not lawful to eat but for the priests forgiven thee; or to say, Rise up and walk ? alone?

24 But that ye inay know that the Son of 5 And he said unto them, That the Son of man hath power upon earth to forgive sins, (he man is Lord also of the sabbath. said unto the sick of the palsy,) I say unto 61 And it came to pass also on another sab: thee, Arise, and take up thy couch, and go into bath that he entered into the synagogue and thine house.

taught : and there was a man whose right hand 25 And immediately he rose up before them, was withered. and took up that whereon he lay, and departed 7 And the scribes and Pharisees watched to his own house, glorifying God.

him, whether he would heal on the sabbath day. 26 And they were all amazed, and they glo- that they might find an accusation against ritied God, and were filled with fear, saying, him. We have seen strange things to-day.

8 But he knew their thoughts, and said to the 27 | And after these things he went forth, mom which had the withered hand, Rise up and and saw a publican, named Levi, sitting at the stand forth in the midst. And he arose and receipt of custom; and he said unto him, Fol- stood forth. low me.

9 Then said Jesus unto them, I will ask you 28 And he left all, rose up, and followed one thing: Is it lawful on the sabbath days to do bim.

good, or to do evil? to save life, or to de29 And Levi made him a great feast in his stroy it? own house: and there was a great company of 10 And looking round about upon them all, publicans, and of others, that sat down with he said unto the inan, Stretch forth thy hand. them.

And he did so: and his hand was restored while 30 But their scribes and Pharisees murmur- as the other. fed against his disciples, saying, Why do ye eat 11 And they were filled with madness; and Hand drink with publicans and sinners? communed one with another what they might

31 And Jesus answering, said unto them, do to Jesus They that are whole need not a physician; but, 12 And it came to pass in those days, that he hey that are sick.

went out into a mountain to pray, and continued 32 I came not to call the righteous, but sin- all night in prayer to God. pers to repentance.

13 | And when it was day, he called unto 33 And they said unto him, Why do the him his disciple: : and of them hecbose twelve, disciples of John fast often, and make prayers, whom also he named Apostles : and likewise the disciples of the Pharisees; but 14 Simon (whom he also named Peter) and thine eat and drink?

Andrew his brother, James and Jobs, Philip 34 And he said unto them, Can ye make the land Bartholomew

Christ healeth and preacheth.

ST. LUKE.

The centurion's faith 15 Matthew and Thomas, James the son of sure that ye mete withal, it shall be measured Alpheus, and Simon called Zelotes,

to you again. 16 And Judastre brother i James, and Judas 39 And he spake a parable unto them, Can Iscariot, which also was the traitor.

the buind lead the blind? Shall they not both 17 1 And he came down with them, and fall into the ditch ? stood in the plain, and the company of his dis- 40 The disciple is not above bis master but ciples, ani a great multitude oí people out of all every one that is perfect sball be as his masJudea and Jerusalem, and from the sea-coast of ter. Tyre and Sidon, which came to hear bim, 41 And why beholdest thou the mote that is and to be healed of their diseases:

in thy brother's eye, but perceivext pot tue 18 And they that were vexed with unclean bean that is in thine own eye? spirits : and they were healeu.

42 Either how canst thou say to thy brother, 19 And the whole multitude sought to touch Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in bim: for there went virtue out of him, and thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not the healed them all.

beam that is in thine own eye? Thou hypo20 1 And he lifted up his eyes on his disci. crite, cast out first the beam out of thine own ples, and said, Blessed be ye poor: for yours eye, and then shalt thou see (Jearly to pull out is the kingdom of God.

the mote that is in thy brother's eye. 21 Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye 43 For a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt shall be nulled Blessed are ye that weep now: fruit; neither doth a corrupt tree bring forta for yo shail laugh.

good fruit. 22 Blessed are ye when men shall hate you, 44 For every tree is known by his own fruit": and when they shall separate you from their for of thorns men do uot gather figs, por of a company, and shall reproach you, and cast out bramble-bush gather they grapes. your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake. 45 A good man out of the good treasure of

23. Rejoice ye in that day, and leap for joy; his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and for benöld, your reward is great in heaven: an evil man out of the evil treasure of his for in the like manner did their fathers unto the heart bringeth forth that which is evil; for prophets.

of the abundance of the heart his inouth 24 But wo unto you that are rich! for ye speaketh. have received your consolation.

46 1 And why call ye me Lord, Lord, and do 25 Wo unto you that are full! for ye shall not the things which I say? hunger. Wo unto you that laugh now! for ye 47 Whosoever cometh to me, and heareth shall mourn and weep.

my sayings, and doeth them, I wili shew you to 26 Wo unto you when all men shall speak whom he is like: well of you! for so did their fathers to the false 48 He is like a man which built an house, prophets.

and digged deep, and laid the foundation on 27 | Rut I say unto you which hear, Love a rock; and when the food arose, the stream your enemies, do gond to them which hate beat vehemently upch that house, and you;

could not shake it : for it was founded upon 28 Bless them that curse you, and pray for a rock. them which despitefully use you.

49 But he that heareth, and doeth pot, is like 29 And unto him that siniteth thee on the one a mar that without a foundation built an house cheek, offer also the other; and him that upon the earth; against which the stream did taketh away thy cloak, forbid not to take thy beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and coat also.

the ruin of that house was great. 30 Give to every man that sketh of thee; and

CHAP. VII. of him that taketh away thy goods, ask them not 1 The centurion's faith : 10 Christ raiseth the again.

midon's son. 24 Christ's testimony of John. 31 And as ye would that men should do to 36. Mary Magdalene anointeth Christ's feet. you, do ye also to them likewise. 32 For if ye love them which

love you, what Now when he had ended all his sayings in

the audience of the people, he entered thank have ye? for sinners also love those that into Capernaum. love them.

2 And a certain centurion's servant, who was 33 And if ye do good to them which do good dear unto him, was sick, and ready to die. to you, what thank have ye? for singers also 3 And when he heard of Jesus, he sent unto do oven the same.

him the elders of the Jews, beseeching him that 34. And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope he would come and heal his servant. to receive, what thank lave ye? for sinners 4 And when they came to Jesus, they bealso lend to sinners, to receive as much sought him instantly, saying, That he was again.

worthy for whom he should do this : 35 But love ye your enemies, and do good, 5 For he loveth our nation, and he hath built and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your us a synagogue. reward shall be great, and ye shall be the 6 Then Jesus went with them. And when children of the Highest: for he is kind unto he was now not far from the house, the centhe unthankful, and to the evil.

turiou sent friends to him, saying unto him, 36 Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father Lord, trouble not thyself; for I am not also is merciful.

worthy that thou shouldest enter under my 37 Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: roof: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: 7 Wherefore neither thought I myself wor forgive, and ye shall be forgiven;

thy to come unto thee: but say in a word, and 38 Give, and it sha' l be given unto you; my servant shall be healed. good measure, pressed down, and shaken to- 8 For I also am a man set under authority, yether, and running over, shall men give having under me soldiers; and I say unto lo yow hosom For witb the same mea-Jone, Go, and be goetb; and to another

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