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The Scribes reproved. S. Luke. Of uvoiding hypocrisy. thy body also is full of darkness. with burdens grievous to be

35 Take heed, therefore, that borne, and ye yourselves touch the light which is in thee be not not the burdens with one of your darkness.

fingers. 36 If thy whole body, therefore, 47 Woe unto you ! for ye build be full of light, having no part the sepulchres of the prophets, dark, the whole shall be full of and your fathers killed them. light, as when the bright shining 48 Truly ye bear witness that of a candle doth give thee light. ye allow the deeds of your fathers :

37 1 And as he spake, a certain for they indeed killed them, and Pharisee besought him to dine ye build their sepulchres. with him : and he went in, and 49 Therefore, also said the wis. *sat down to meat.

dom of God, I will send them 38 And when the Pharisee saw prophets and apostles, and some it, he marvelled that he had not of them they shall slay and persefirst washed before dinner. cute;

39 And the Lord said unto him, 50 That the blood of all the Now do ye Pharisees make clean prophets, which was shed from the outside of the cup and the the foundation of the world, may platter; but your inward part be required of this generation; is full of ravening and wickedness. 51 From the blood of Abel un

40 Ye fools ! did not he that to the blood of Zacharjas, which made that which is without, make perished between the aitar and the that which is within also ?' Jtemple : verily I say unto you, It

41 But rather give alms of such shall be required of thisgeneration. things as ye have; and, behold, all 52 Woe unto you, lawyers! for things are clean unto you. ye have taken away the key of

42 But woe unto you, Phari- knowledge : ye enter not in yoursees! for ye tithe mint, and rue, selves, and them that were enterand all manner of herbs, and passing in ye hindered. over judgment and the love of 53 And as he said these things God: these ought ye to have unto them, the scribes and the done, and not to leave the other Pharisees began to urge bim ve. undone.

hemently, and to provoke him to 43 Woe unto ye, Pharisees ! speak of many things; for ye love the uppermost seats in 54 Laying wait for him, and the synagogues, and greetings in seeking to catch something out of the markets.

his mouth, that they might accuse 44 Woe unto you, scribes and him. Pharisees, hypocrites ! for ye are

CHAP. XII. as graves which appear not, and Of avoiding hypocrisy. the men that walk over them are TN the mean time, when there not aware of them.

11 were gathered together an in45 4 Then answered one of the numerable multitude of people, lawyers, and said unto him, insomuch that they trodle one up. Master, thus saying, thou re- on another, he began to say unto proachest us also.

his disciples first of all, Beware 46 And he said, Woe unto you ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, also, ye lawyers! for ye lade men which is hypocrisy.

! for ye lado youse of the ples first of all say unto

Against over-carefulness. Chap. xii. Against covetousness'. 2 For there is nothing covered, my brother, that he divide the that shall not be revealed; neither inheritance with me. hid, that shall not be known. I 14 And he said unto him, Man,

3 Therefore whatsoeverye have who made me a judge, or a divi. spoken in darkness, shall be heard der over you ? in the light; and that which ye 15 And he said unto them, have spoken in the ear in closets, Take heed, and beware of covetshall be proclaimed upon the ousness: for a man's life consists house-tops.

leth not in the abundance of the 4 And I say unto you, my things which he possesseth. friends, Be not afraid of them 16 And he spake a parable unto that kill the body, and after that them, saying, The ground of a have no more that they can do. certain rich man brought forth

5 But I will forewarn you whom plentifully : ye shall fear: Fear him, which, 17 And he thought within him. after he hath killed, hath power self, saying, What shall I do, be: to cast into hell; yea, I say unto cause I have no room where to you, Fear him.

bestow my fruits ? 6 Are not five sparrows sold for 18 And he said, This will I two farthings ? and not one of do: I will pull down my barns, them is forgotten before God and build greater; and there will

7 But even the very hairs of I bestow all my fruits and my your head are all numbered. Fear goods. : not, therefore; ye are of more 19 And I will say to my soul, value than many sparrows. Soul, thou hast much goods laid

8 Also I say unto you, Whoso- up for many years : take thine ever shall confess me before men, ease, eat, drink, and be merry. him shall the Son of man also 20 But God said unto him, confess before the angels of God: Thou fool! this night thy soul

9 But he that denieth me be- shall be required of thee; then fore men, shall be denied before whose shall those things be, which the angeis of God.

Ithou hast provided ? 10 And whosoever shall socak 21 So is he that layeth up treaa word against the Son of inan, sure for himself, and is not rich it shall be forgiven him: but unto toward God. him that blasphemeth against the 22 | And he said unto his disHoly Ghost, it shall not be for-ciples, Therefore I say unto you, given.

Take no thought for your life, 11 And when they bring you what ye shall eat; neither for the unto the synagogues, and unto body, what ye shall put on. magistrates, and powers, take ye 23 The life is more than meat, no thought how or what thing ye and the body is more than raishall answer, or what ye shall ment. sar:

I 24 Consider the ravens: for 12 For the Holy Ghost shall they neither sow nor reap ; which teach you in the same hour what neither have storehouse nor barn; ye ought to say..

and God fccdeth them: How 13 And one of the company much more are ye better than the said unto him, Master, speak tolfowls ?

kontes before the drenicile ne forme hos hast pro led layeth betrich kingie But rathe things that yeard, is hibat faithful and said, w

The wise
S. Luke.

sieward. 25 And which of you, with sell, and make them to sit down taking thought, can add to his to meat, and will come forth stature one cubit?

and serve them. 26 If ye then be not able to do 58 And if he shall come in the that thing which is least, why second watch, or come in the tike ve thought for the rest ? third watch, and find them so,

27 Consider the lilies how they blessed are those servants. Tow: they toil not, they spin 39 And this know, that if the not; and yet I say unto you, that coocman of the house haci known Solomon, in all his glory, was not wat hour the thief wouki come, crayed like one of these. he would have watched!, and not

28 If then God so clothe the have suffered his house to be grass, which is to-day in the field, broken through. ind to-morrow is cast into the 40 Be ye, therefore, ready aloven; how much more will be so: for the Son of man comethi cloibe you? O ye of little faith! at an hour when ye think not.

29 And seck not ye what ycl 41 | Then Peter said unto him, shall eat, or what ye shall crink ; Lord, speakest thou this parable neither be ye of doubtful mind. unto us, or oven to all ?

30 For all these things do the 42 And the Lord said, Who nations of the world seek after : then is that faithful and wise stewand your Father knoweth that yeard, whom his lord shail make have need of these things. ruler over his household, to give

31 9 But rather seek ye the them their portion of meat in due kingdom of God; and all these season ? things shall be added unto you. 43 Blessed is that servant,

32 Fear not, little flock; for it whom his lord, when he cometh, is your Father's good plcasure to shall find so doing. give you the kingdom.

L 44 Of a truth I say unto you, 33 Sell that ye have, and give that he will make him ruler over alms; provide yourselves bags all that he hath. which was not oldi, a treasure in 45 But and if that servant say the leavens that faileth not, where in his lieart, My lord delayeth no thicłapproacheth, neithermoth his coming ; and shall begin to corrupteih.

beat the men-servants, and maid34 For where your treasure is, ens, and to eat and drink, and to there will your heart be also be drunken ;

35 Let your loins be girded 46 The lord of that servant will about, and your lights burning: come in a day when he looketh

36 And ye yourselves like unto not for bim, and at an hour when men that wait for their lord, when he is not aware, and will cut him he will return from the veciciing;lin sunder, and will appoint hiin that when he cometh and knock-his portion with the unbelievers. eth, they may open unto him im- 47 And that servant, which mediately.

knew his lord's will, and prepar37 Blessed are those scrvadís, ed not himself, neither did accorwhom the lord, when he cometh, ding to his will, shall be beaten shall find watching : verily I say with many stripes. unto you, that he shall girl him. 43 But he that knew not, and/

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Division of the gospel. Chap. xiii. Reperitance preached. did commit things worthy of thee to the officer, and the oneer stripes, shall be beaten with few cast thee into prison. stripes. For unto whomsoever 59 I tell thee, thou shalt not much is given, of him shall be depart thence, till thou hast paid much required : and to whom the very last mite. men have committed much, of CHAP. XIII. him they will ask the more fesus preachet! repentence.

49 TI am come to send fire on THERE were present at that the earth; and what will I, if it 1 season some that told him of be already kindled ?

the Galileans, whose blood Pilate 50 But I have a baptism to be had mingled with their sacrifices. baptized with; and how am 1 2 And Jesus, answering, said straitened till it be accomplish-unto them, Suppose ye that these

Galileans were sinners above all 51 Suppose ye that I am come the Galileans, because they sufto give peace on earth? I tell you, fered such things ? Nay; but rather division :

3 I tell you, Nay ; but, except 52 For from henceforth there ye repent, ye shall all likewise shall be five in one house divided, perish. three against two, and two against 4 Or those eighteen upon whom three.

the tower in Siloam fell, and slew 53 The father shall be divided them, think ye that they were against the son, and the sonagainst sinners above all men that dwelt the father; the mother against the in Jerusalem? daughter, and thedaughter against 5 I tell you, Nay; but except the mother; the mother-in-lawye repent, ye shall all likewise against her daughter-in-law, and perish. the daughter-in-law againsi her| 6 1 He spake also this parable : Inother-in-law.

A certain man had a fig-tree plant54 | And he said also to the erl in his vineyarci ; and he came people, When ye see a cloud rise and sought fruit thereon, and out of the west, straightway yelfound none. say, There cometh a shower; 7 Then said he unto the dresser and so it is.

of his vineyard, Behold, these • 55 And when ye see the south three years I come seeking fruit wind blow, ye say, There will on this fig-tree, and find none; be heat; and it cometh to pass. cut it down; why cumbereth it

56 Ye hypocrites! ye can dis-the ground? cern the face of the sky and of the 8 And, he answering, said un. earth ; but how is it, that ye do to him, Lord, let it alone this not discern this time?

year also, till I shall dig about it, 57 Yea, and why even of your- and dung it:. selves judge ye not what is right? 9 And if it bear fruit, well: an!

58 T When thou goest with if not, then after that thou shalt thinc adversary to the magistrate, cut it down. as thou art in the way, give dili- 10 | And he was teaching in gence that thou mayestbe deliver- one of the synagogues on thesab). ed from him ; lest he hale thee to|bath. the judge, and the judge deliver! 11 And, bchold, there was a day.

The strait
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gate. woman which had a spirit of in- man took and hid in three meafirmity eighteen years, and was sures of meal, till the whole was bowed together, and could in no leavened. wise lift up herself

122 And he went through the 12 And when Jesus saw her, he cities and villages, teaching, and called her to him, and said unto journeying toward Jerusalem. her, Woman, thou art loosed 23 T Then said one unto him, from thine infirmity.

Lord, are there few that be saved ? 13 And he laid his hands on And he said unto them, her; and immediately she was 24 Strive to enter in at the strait made straight, and glorified God. gate : for many, I say unto you,

14 And the ruler of the syna- will seek to enter in, and shall not gogue answered with indignation, be able. because that Jesus had healed on 25 When once the master of the the sabbath-day, and said unto house is risen up, and hath shut the people, There are six days in to the door, and ye begin to stand which men ought to work : in without, and to knock at the door, them, therefore, come and be saying, Lord, Lord, open unto healed, and not on the sabbath-us; and he shall answer, and say

unto you, I know you not 15 The Lord then answered whence ye are : him, and said, Thou hypocrite ! 26 Then shall ye begin to say, doth pot each one of you on the We have eaten and drunk in thy sabbath loose his ox or his ass presence, and thou hast taught in from the stall, and lead him away our streets. to watering ?

127 But he shall say, I tell you, 16 And ought not this woman, I know you not whence ye are; being a daughter of Abraham, depart from me, all ye workers whom Satan hath bound,.lo, these of iniquity. eighteen years, be loosed from 28 There shall be weeping and this bond on the sabbath-day? gnashing of tecth, when ye shall

17 And when he had said these see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jathings, all his adversaries were cob, and all the prophets, in the ashamed; and all the people re- kingdom of God, and you yourjoiced for all the glorious things solves thrust out." that were done by him.

29 And they shall come from 18 | Then said he, Unto what the cast, and from the west, and is the kingdom of God like? and from the north, and from the south, whereunto shall I resemble it? and shall sit down in the kingdom

19 It is like a grain of mustard- of God. seed, which a man took, and cast 30 And, behold, there are last, into his garden ; and it grew, and which shall be first, and there are waxed a great tree; and the fowls (irst, which shall be last. of the air lodged in the branches 31 99 The same clay there came of it,

certain of the Pharisees, saying, 20 | Andagain he said, Where- unto him, Get thee out, and deunto shall I ken the kingdom of pari hence : for Herod will kill God?

Ithee, 21 It is like leaven, which a ic-1 32 And he said unto them, GO

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