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ST. MARK His death and resurrection forefold. 2 \ And after six days Jesus taketh with 24 And straightway the father of the child kim Peter, and James, awt John, and leadeth cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; them up into an high mountain apart by help thou mine unbelief. themselves : and be was transfigured before 25 When Jesus saw that the people came them.

running together, he rebukea the foul spirit, 3 And his raiment became shining, exceed- saying unto him, Thou dumb and deaf spirit, I ing white as snow; so as no fuller on earth can charge thee come out of him, and enter no white them.

more into him. 4 And there appeared unto them Elias 26 And the spirit cried, and rent him sore, with Moses; and they were talking with and came out of him: and he was as cze dead; Jesus.

insomuch that many said, He is dead. 5 And Peter answered and said to Jesus, 27 But Jesus took him by the haud, and lifted Master, it is good for us to be here: and let us him up, and he arose. make three cabernacles; one for thee, and one 28 And when he was come into the house, for Moses, and one for Elias.

his disciples asked him privately, Why could 6 For he wist not what to say; for they were not we cast him out? sore afraid.

29 And he said unto them, This kind can 7 And there was a cloud that oversha-i come forth by nothing but by prayer and dowed them: and a voice came out of the fasting. cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son, hear 30 4 And they departed thence, and passed bim.

through Galilee; and he would not that any 8 And suddenly, when they had looked man should know it. round about, they saw no man any more, save 31 For he taught his disciples, and said unto Jesus only with themselves.

them, The Son of man is delivered into the 9 And as they came down from the moun- hands of men, and they shall kill him; and tain, he charged them that they should tell Ro'after that he is killed, be shall rise the third day: man what things they had seen, till the Son of 32 But they understood not that saying, and man were risen from the dead.

were afraid to ask him. 10 And they kept that saying with thein- 33 And he came to Capernaum: and beselves, questioning one with another what the ing in the house, he asked them, What was it rising froin the dead should mean.

that ye disputed among yourselves by the 11 I And they asked him, saying, Why say way?. the scribes that Elias must first come!

34 But they held their prace: for by the 12 And he answered and told them, Elias way they had disputed among themselves who verily cometh first, and restoreth all things; should be the greatest. an! how it is written of the Son of mar, that 35 And he sat down, and called the twelve, he must suffer many things, and be set at and saith unto them, If any man desire to be RO.ht.

first, the sarre shall be last of all, and servant 13 But I say unto yon, that Elias is indeed of all. come, and they have done unto him whatsoever 36 And he took a child, and set him in the they listed, as it is written of him.

midst of them: and when he had taken him in 14 | And when he came to his disciples, he his arms, he said unto them, saw a great multitude about them, and the 37 Whosoever shall receive one of such scribes questioning with them.

children in my name, receiveth me: and who 15 And straightway all the people, when they soever shall receive me, receiveth not me, but beheld him, were greatly amazed, and running him that sent me. to him, saluted him.

38 | And John answered him, saying, Mas16 And he asked the scribes, What question ter, we saw one casting out devils in thy naine, ye with them!

and he followeth not us; and we forbad him 17 And one of the multitude answered and because he followeth not us. saic, Master, i have brought unto thee my sop, 39 But Jesus said, Forbid him not: for there which hath a dumb spirit:

is no man which shall do a miracle in my name, 18 And uberesoever be taketh him, he that can lightly speak evil of me. teareth him; and he foameth, and gnasheth with 40 For he that is not against'us is on our part his teeth, and pineth away; and I spake to thy 41 For whosoever shall give you a cup of disciples that they should cast him out; and water to drink in my name, because ye belong they could not.

to Christ, verily I say unto you, He shall not

1 19 He answered him, and saith, O faithless lose his reward. generation! how long shall I be with you? 42 And whosoever shall offend one of these how long shall I suffer you? Bring him unto little ones that believe in me, it is better for me.

him that a millstone, were hanged about his 20 And they brought him unto bim: and neck, and he were cast into the sca. when he saw him, straightway the spirit tar- 43 And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off him, and he fell on the ground, and wallowed, it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, foaming.

than having two hands to go into hell, into the 21 And he asked his father, How long is it fire that never shall be quenched; ago since this came unto him? Aud he said, 44 Where their worm dieth not, and the fire Or a child

is not quenched. 2? Aad oft-times it hath cast him into the 45 And if thy foot offend thee, cut it off: it fire, and into the waters, to detsroy him: but is better for thee to enter halt into life, than if thou canst do any thing, bave compassion ou having two feet to be cast into hell, into the us, and help us.

tire that never shall be quenched; 23 Jesus said unto him, If thou canst be- 46 Where their worm dieth not, an the fire liere, all things are possible to him that be- is not quenched. veth.

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Of divorcement

Chap. x

The danger of ricket. out: it is better for thee to enter into the sure in heaven; and come, take up the crost, kingdom of God with one eye, than having two and follow me. eyes to be cast into hell bre;

22 And he was sad at that saying, and weat 48 Where their worm dieth not, and the away grieved: for he had great possessions. Bre is noi quenched.

23 And Jesus looked round about, and 49 For every one shall be salted with fire, saith unto his disciples, How hardly shall they and every sacrifice shall be salted with salt. that have ricbes enter jato the kingdom of

50 Salt is good: but if the salt have lost his God! saltness, wherewith will ve season st! Have 24 And the disciples were astonished at his Balt in yourselves, and have peace one with words. But Jesus answereth again, and saith another.

unto them, Children, how bard is it for them CHAP. X.

that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom a Touching divorcement. 13 Little children of God! brought to Christ. 23 The danger of riches. 25 It is easier for a camel to go through the

into the coasts of Judea, by the further into the kingdom of God. side of Jordan; and the people resort unto 26 And they were astonished out of measure, kim again: and, as he was wont, he taught saying among themselves, Who then can be them again.

saved? 2 And the Pharisees came to him, and 27 And Jesus, looking upon them, saith asked hiun, Is it lawful for a man to put away With men it is impossible, but not with God: Ais wife? tempting him.

for with God all things are possible. 3 And he answered and said unto them, 28 9 Then Peter began to say unto him, What did Moses command you !

Lo, we have left all, and have followed thee. 4 And they said, Moses suffered to write a 29 And Jesus answered and said, Verily bill of divorcement, and to put her away. say unto you, There is no man' tbat hath left

5 And Jesus answered and said unto them, house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or For the hardoess of your heart he wrote you mother, or wise, or children, or lauds, or my this precept:

sake, and the gospel's, 6 But from the beginning of the creation 30 But he shall receive an hundred-fold now God made them male and female.

in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, 7 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mothers, and children, and lands, with per and mother and cleave to his wife;

secutions; and in the world to come eternal 8 And they twain shall be one flesh: so then life. they are no more twain, but one fesh.

31 But many that are first shall be last; and 9 What therefore God hath joined together, the last årst. let not man put asunder.

32 | And they were in the way going up to 10 And in the house bis disciples asked him. Jerusalem; and Jesus went before them: and again of the same matter.

they were amazed ; and as they followed, they 11 And he saith unto them, Whosoever were afraid. And he took again the twelve, shall put away his wife, and marry another, and began to tell them what things should committeth adultery against her.

happen unto him, 12 And if a woman shall put away her hus- 33 Saying, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem; band, and be married to another, she commit- and the Son of man shall be delivered unto teth adultery.

the chief priests, and unto the seribes; and 13 | And they brought young children to they shall condemd him to death, and shall him, that he should touch them; and his disci- deliver him to the Gentiles : ples rebuked those that brought them:

34 And they shall mock him, and shall 14 But when Jesus saw it, he was much dis- scourge him, and shall spit upon him, and shall pleased, and said unto them. Suffer the little kill him; and the third day he shall rise again. children to come unto me, and forbid them 35 T Aod James and John, the sons of Zebot: for of such is the kingdom of Gol. bedee, come unto him, saying, Master, wo

15 Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall would that thou shouldest do for us whatsoever not receive the kingdom of God as a little we shall desire. child, he shall not enter therein.

36 And he said unto them, What would yo 16 And he took them up in his arms, put that I should do for you! Ais hands upon them, and blessed them.

37 They said unto him, Grant unto us that 17 And when he was gone forth into the we may sit, one on thy right hand, and the way, there came one running, and kneeled to other on thy left hand, 'in thy glory. him, and asked him. Good Master, what shall 38 But Jesus said unto them, Ye know not I do that I may inherit eternal life!

what ye ask : can ye drink of the cup that I 18 And Jesus said unto him. Why callest drink of? and he baptized with the baptism thou me goodi ? there is none good but one, that I am baptized with ? that is, God.

39 And they said unto him, We can. And 19 Thou knowest the commandments, no Jesus said unto them, Ye shall indeed drink not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not of the cup that I driok of; and with the Ateal, Do not bear faise witness, Defraud not, baptism that I am baptized withal shall yo Honour thy father and mother.

be baptized : 20 And he answered and said unto him, 40 But to sit on my right hand and on my Master, all these have I observed from my left hand, is not mine to give; but it shall be outh

given to them for whom it is prepared. 'Then Jesus, beholding him, loved him, 41 And when the ten heard it, they began vid unto him, One thing thou lackest to be much displeased with Jamez and John. vav, sell whatsoever thou hast, and 42 But Jesus called them to him, ani saitle ngoms and thou shalt have two unto them. Yo know that they which are aer

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Jerusalem in ttiumph counted to rule over the Gentiles, exercise, 12 1 And on the morrow, when they were lordship over them; and their great ones fcome from Bethany, he was hungry : exercise authority upon them.

13 And seeing a fig-trec afar off, having 43 But so shall it not be among you: but leaves, he came, if haply be might find any 17hosoever will be great among you shall be thing thereon; and ben he came to it, he your minister:

found nothing but leaves : for the tiine of figs 44 Apd whosoever of you will be the chiefest' was not yet. shall be servant of all.

14 And Jesus answered and said unto it, No 45 For even the Son of man came not to be man eat fruit of thee hereafter for ever. And ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his disciples heard it. his life a ransom for many.

15 T And they come to Jerusalem: and 46 And they came to Jericho : and as he Jesus went into the temple, and began to went out Jericho with his disciples, and a east out them that sold and bought in the great number of people, blind Bartimeus, the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moson of Timeus, sat by the highway-side beg- ney-changers, and the seals of them that sold ging

doves; 47 And when he heard that it was Jesus of 16 And would not suffer that any man should Nazareth, he began to cry out, and say, Jesus, carry any vessel through the temple. thou son of David, have mercy on me.

17 And he taught, saying unto them, Is it 48 And many charged him that he should not written, My house shall be called of all bold his peace : but he cried the more a nations, The house of prayer? but ye have great deal, Thou son of David, have mercy made it a den of thieves. on me.

18 And the scribes and chief priests heard 49 And Jesus stood still, and commanded it, and sought how they might destroy hiin: hiin to be called. And they call the blind for they feared him, because all the people man, saying tinto him, Be of good comfort, was astonished at his doctrine. rise; he calleth thee.

19 Aud when even was come, he went out 50 And he, casting away his garment, rose, of the city. and came to Jesus.

29 And in the morning, as they passed 51 And Jesus answered and said unto him, by, they saw the fig-tree dried up from the What wilt thou that I should do unto thee? | roots. The blind man said unto him, Lord, that 21 And Peter, calling to remembrance, I might receive my sight.

saith unto him, Master, behold, the fig-tree 52. And Jesus said unto him, Go thy way; which thou cursed-t is withered away. th faith hath made thue whole. And imme- 22 And Jesus answering, saith unto them, diately he received his sight, and followed Have faith in Gort Jesus in the way.

23 For verily I say unto you, That whosow CHAP. XI.

ever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou 1 Christ rideth with triumph into Jerusalem ; removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and

12 he curseth the fruitless fig-tree. shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe

tinto Bethphage and Bethany, at the pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith. mount of Olives, he sendeth forth two of his 24 Therefore 1 say unto you, What things disciples,

soever ye desire when ye pray, believe that 2 And saith unto them, Go your way into the ye receive them, and ye shall have them. village over against you: and as soon as ye be 25 And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ented into it, ye shall find a co!t tied, where- ye have aught against any; that your Father on never man sat; loose him, and bring him. also which is in heaven may forgive you your

3 And if any man say unto you, Why do ye trespasses. this? say ye that the Lord haih need of him; 26 But if ye do not forgive, neither will and straightway he will send him hither your Father which is in heaven forgive your

4 And they went their way, and found the trespasses. colt tied by the door without, in a place where 27 | And they come again to Jerusalen: two ways met ; and they loose him.

and, as he was walking in the temple, there 5 And certain of them that stood there said come to him the chief priests, and the scribes, onto them, What do ye loosing the colt? and the elders,

6 And they said unto them even as Jesus 28. And say unto him, By what authority bad commanded; and they let them go. doest thou these things ? and who gave tsee

7 And they brought the colt to Jesus, and this authority to do these things ? cast their warments on him; and he sat upon 29 And Jesus answered and said unto them, him

I will also ask of you one question, and answer 8 And many spread their garments in the me, and I will tell you by what authority 1 do

org cut down branches of the these things. trees, and shed them in the way.

30 The baptism of John, was it from heaven, 9 And they that pent before, and tiey that or of men? answer me. followed, cried, savin?, Hosanna; Blessed is 31 And they reasoned with themselves, be that cometh in the name of the Lord: saving. If we shall say, From taien; be will

10 Biessed be the kingdom of our father say, Why then did ye not believe him? David that cometh in the name of the Lord: 32 But if we shall say, of men; tir y feared Hosanna in the highest.

the people : for all men counted Jobi, 11 And Jesus entered into Jerusalem, and was a prophet indeed. into the temple : and when he had looked 33 And they answered and round about upon all thiues, and now the We cannot tell. And Jesus even-tile : ds come, he went out unto Bethany unto them. Neither do I te. with the twelve.

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Chap. x.

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22 And the seven had her, and left no set
The parable of the vineyard. 13 Toucsing last of all the woman died also.
the paying of tribute, 18 and the resurrec- 23 in the resurrection therefore, when they

tion 41 The widow and her tro mites. shall rise, whose wife shall she be of them? Abe began to see and fathem abyina: For the ser presha dher to w formi

rables. A certain planted vine- 24 And Jesus answering said unto them, Do yard, and set an hedge about it, and digged a ye not therefore err, because ye know not the place place for the wine-fat, and built a tower, and scriptures, neither the power of God? let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far 25 For when they shall rise from the dead, Jountry

they neither marry, nor are given in mar2 And at the season he sent to the husband-riage ; but are as the angels which are in Rent a servant, that he might receive from the beaven. husbandmen of the fruit of the vineyard. 26. And as touching the dead that they rise;

3 And they caught him, and beat him, and have ye not read in the book of Moses, how in sent him away empty

the bush God spake unto him, saying, I am the 4 And again he sent unto them another ser-God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac. and vant; and at him they cilst stones, and wound-the God of Jacob? ed him in the head, and sent him away shame- 27 He is not the God of the dead, but the fully handled.

God of the living : ye therefore do greatly 5 And again he sent another; and him they jerr. Killed, and many others; beating some, and 28 | And one of the scribes came, and killing some.

having heard them reasoning together, and 6 Having yet therefore one son, his well-perceiving that he had answered them well, beloved, he sent him also last unto them, say. Jashed bim, Which is the first commandment ing, 'They will reverence my son.

of all? 7 But those husbandmen said among them- 29 And Jesus answered him, The first of all selves, This is the heir; come, let us kill him, the commaitments is, Hear, O Israel; The and the inheritance shall be our's.

Lord our God is one Lord : 8 And they took him, and killed him, and 30 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God cast him out of the vineyard.

with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, agd 9 What shall thereiore the lord of the with all thy mind, and with all thy strength. vineyard do? He will come and destroy the This is the first commandment. kusbandmen, and will give the vineyard unto 31 And the second is like, namely this, ethers.

Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thysell 10 And have ye not read this scripture, The There is none other comaiandment greater stone which the builders rejected is become than these the head of the corner:

32 And the scribe said unto him, Well Mag 11 This was the Lord's doing, and it is par. ter, thou hast said the truth. icr there is one vellous in our eyes?

God; and there is none other but he. 12 And they sought to lay hold on him, but 33 And to love him with all the heart, and feared the people; for they knew that he hai with all the understandiog, and with all the spoken the parable agaiast them: and they left soul, and with all the strength, and to love him, and went their way.

his neighbour as bimself, is more than all whole 13 | And they send unto him certain of the burnt-offerings and sacrifices. Pharisees, and of the Herodians, to catch him 34 And when Jesus saw that he answered in his words

discreetly, he said unto him, Thou art not far 14. And whien they were i cme, they say unto rom the kingdom of God. And no man after him, Master, we know that thou are true, and that durst ask him any qucstion. carest for no man; ior thou regardest not the 35 | And Jesus answered and said, while ne person of men, but teachest the way of God in taught in the temple. How say the scribes that tru!a: Is it la sful to give tribute to Cesar, or Christ is the son of David? Rot!

36 For David himself said by the Holy 15 Shall we give, or shall we not give! But Ghost, The Lokd said to my Lord, Sit thou be, knowing their hypocrisy, said unto them, on iny right hand, till I make thine enemies thy Why tempt ye me? bring me a penny, that I lootstool. may see it.

37 David therefore himself caileth him 16 And they brought it. Au he saith into Lord; and whence is he then his son ! And the them, Whose is this image and superscription ? common people heard him gladly. And they said unto him, Cesar's.

38 | And he said unto then in hie doctrine, 17 And Jesus answering said unto them, Boware of the scribes, which love to go in Render to Cesar the things that are Cesar's, long clothing, and love salutations in the and to God the things that are God's. And market-places, they marvelled at him.

39 And the chief seats in the synagogues, 18 | Then come unto him the Sadducees, and the uppermost rooms at feats : which say there is no resurrection; and they -40 Which devour widows' houses, and for a asked him, saying,

etence make long prayers: these shall re19 Master, Moses wrote unto us, If a ceive greater damnation. man's brother die, and leave his wife behind 41 T And Ješus sat over against the treasuhim, aw leave no children, that his brother ry; and beheld how the people cast money should take his wise, and raise up seed unto his into the treasury: and many that were rich brother.

cast in much. 26 20 Now there were seven brethren; and the 42 And there came a certain poor widow, went out Look a wife, and dying left no seed. and.de threw in two mites, which make a far.

il the second took her, and died, nei-thing.
aby seed: and the third likevise. 43 And be called unto him bis disciples,

The destruction of the tempie.


Christ's head anointed and saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, as was not from the beginning of the creatiodi That this poor widow hath cast more in than all which God created, unto this time, neither they which have cast into the treasury:

shall be. 44 For all they did cast in of their abun- 20 And except that the Lord had shortened dance; but she of her want did cast in all that those days, no flesh should be saved: but for she had, even all her living,

the elect's sake, whom he hath chosen, he hath CHAP. XIII.

shortened the days. 2 The destruction of the temple. 9 Persecu- 21 And then, if any man shall say to you,

tions for the gospel. 10 The gospel must be Lo, here is Christ; or, lo, he is there; believe preached to all nations. 14 Great calamities him not: to the Jens. 24 Christ's coming to judgment : 22 For false Christs and false prophets shall 32 the hour whereof known to none.

rise, and shall shew signs and wonders, to seA

his disciples saith unto him, Master, see 23 But take ye heed : behold, I have forewhat manner of stones, and what buildings are ld you all things. here!

24 T But in those days, after that tribula2 And Jesus answering said unto him, Seest tion, the sun shall be darkened, and the moon thou these great buildings? there shall not be shall not give her light; left one stone upon another, that shall not be 25 And the stars of heaven shall fall, and the thrown down.

powers that are in heriven shall be shaken. 31 And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, 26 And then shall they kee the Son of man over against the temple, Peter, and James, coming in the clouds, with great power and and John, and Andrew, asked him privately, glory.

4 Tell us, when shall these things he? and 27 And then shall he send his angels, and What shall be the sign wben all these things shall shall gather together his elect from the four be fulfilled?

winds, from the uttermost part of the earth to 5 And Jesus answering them, began to say, the uttermost part of heaven. Take heed lest any man deceive you:

28 Now learn a parable of the fig-tree; 6 For many shall come in my name, saying, when her branch is yet tender, and putteth I am Christ; and shall deceive many.

forth leaves, ye know that s'immer is near: 7 And when ye shall hear of wars, and ru- 29 So ye, in like manner, wlien ye shall see mours of wars, be ye not troubled. for such these things come to pass, know that it is nigh, things must needs be; but the end shall not be even at the doors. yer.

30 Verily I say unto you, That this gene8 For nation shall rise against nation, and ration shall not pass till all these things be kingdom against kingdom; and there shall be done. earthquakes in divers places, and there shall 31 Heaven and earth shall pass away: but be ia mines and troubles : these are the begin- my words shall not pass away. Dings of sorrows.

32 | But of that day, and that hour, know9 But take heed to yourselves : for they eth no man, no, not the angels which are in shall deliver you up to councils; and in the heaven, neither the Son, but the Father. synagogues ye shall be beaten: and ye shall 33 Take ye heed, watch and pray: for yo be brought before rulers and kings for my sake, know not when the time is. for a testimony against them.

34 For the Son of nian is as a man taking a 10 And the gospel must first be published far journey, who left his house, and gave among all nations.

authority to his servants, and to every man 11 But when they shall lead you, and deliver his work, and commanded the porter to you up, take no thought beforeband what ye watch. shall speak, neither do ye premeditate; but 35 Watch ye therefore; for ye know not whatsoever shall be given you in that hour, when the master of the house cometh, at even, that speak ye: for it is not ye that speak, but or at midnight, or at the cock-crowing, or in the Holy Ghost

the morning: 12 Now the brother shall betray the brother 36 Lest coming suddenly, he find you sleepto death, and the father the son; and children ing. shall rise up against their parents, and shall 37 And what I say unto you, I say unto all, cause them to be put to death.

Watcb. 13 And ye shall be hated of all men for my

CHAP. XIV. naine's sake: but he that shall endure unto the 1 A conspiracy against Christ : 3 a woman endi, the same shall be saved.

roureth ointment on his head : 10 Judas 14 F But when ye shall see the abomination selleth, 43 and betrayeth him : 66 Peter of cesolation spoken of by Daniel the prophet, thrice denieth him. standing where it ought not, (let him that read. eth understand wien let them that be in Judea

FTER two days was the feast of the A

passorer, and of unleavened bread : and fee to the mountains :

the chief priests and the scribes sought how 15 And let him that is on the house-top they might take him by craft, and put him to not go down into the house, peither en- death. ter therrin, to take any thing out of his 2 But they said, Not on the feast-day, lest louse :

there be an uproar of the people. 16 And let him that is in the field not turn 3 | And being in Bethany

the house back again for to take up his garment. of Simon the leper, as he sa

17 But wo to them that are with child, and came a woman, having an to them that give suck in those days!

ointment of spikenard, ve 18 A nd pray ye that your flight be not in the she brake the box, and winter

head. 19 For in those days shall be affliction, sub And there were som

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