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send you forth as lambs among | done in Tyre and Sidon, which wolves.

have been done in you, they 4 Carry neither purse, nor had a great while ago repented, scrip, nor shoes, and salute no sitting in sackcloth and ashes. man by the way.

14 But it shall be more tole5 And into whatsoever house rable for Tyre and Sidon, at ye enter, first say, Peace be to the judgment, than for you. this house.

15 And thou Capernaum, which 6 And if the Son of peace be art exalted to heaven, shalt be there, your peace shall rest upon thrust down to hell. it: if not, it shall turn to you 16 He that heareth you, hearagain.

eth me; and he that despiseth 7 And in the same house re- you, despiseth me; and he that main, eating and drinking such despiseth me, despiseth him that things as they give: for the la- sent me. bourer is worthy of his hire. 17 And the seventy returned Go not from house to house, again with joy, saying, Lord,

8 And into whatsoever city ye even the devils are subject unto enter, and they receive you, eat us, through thy name, such things as are set before 18 And he said unto them, I you;

beheld Satan as lightning, fall 9 And hea! the sick that are from heaven. therein, and say unto them, The 19 Behold, I give unto you kingdom of God is come nigh power to tread on serpents and unto you.

scorpions, and over all the power 10 But into whatsoever city of the enemy; and nothing shall ye enter, and they receive you by any means hurt you. not, go your ways out into the 20 Notwithstanding, in this streets of the same, and say, rejoice not, that the spirits are

11 Even the very dust of your subject unto you; but rather city, which cleaveth on us, we rejoice, because your names are do wipe off against you: not-written in heaven. withstanding, be ye sure of this,

, 21 In that hour, Jesus rethat the kingdom of God is joiced in spirit, and said, I come nigh unto you.

thank thee, O Father, Lord of 12 But I say unto you, That heaven and earth, that thou hast it shall be more tolerable in that hid these things from the wise day for Sodom, than for that and prudent, and hast revealed city.

them unto babes: even so, Fa13 Woe unto thee, Chorazin! ther; for so it seemed good in woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if thy sight. the mighty works had been 22 All things are delivered to yer stood

me of my Father; and no man 31 And, by chance, there came knoweth who the Son is, but down a certain priest that way; the Father; and who the Father and when he saw him, he passis, but the Son, and be to whom |ed by on the other side. the Son will reveal bim.

32 And likewise a Levite, when 23 And he turned him unto he was at the place, came and his disciples, and said privately, looked on him, and passed by on Blessed are the eyes which see the other side. the things that ye see:

33 But a certain Samaritan, 24 For I tell you, That many as he journeyed, came where he prophets and kings have desired was: and when he saw him, he to see those things which ye had compassion on him,

34 and to hear those things which up his wounds, pouring in oil ye hear, and have not heard them. and wine, and set him on his 25 And, behold, a certain law- own beast, and brought him to

up and tempted him, an inn, and took care of him. saying, Master, what shall I do 35 And on the morrow, when to inherit eternal life?

he departed, he took out two 26 He said unto him, What is pence, and gave them to the written in the law ? how readest host, and said unto him, Take thou?

care of him: and whatsoever 27 And he answering, said, thou spendest more, when I Thou shalt love the Lord thy come again, I will repay thee. God, with all thy heart, and 36 Which now of these three, with all thy soul, and with all thinkest thou, was neighbour thy strength, and with all thy unto him that fell among the mind; and thy neighbour as

thieves? thyself.

37 And he said, He that shew28 And he said unto him, ed mercy on him. Then said Thou hast answered right: this Jesus unto him, Go, and do do, and thou shalt live.

thou likewise. 29 But he, willing to justify

38 Now it came to pass, as himself, said unto Jesus, And they went, that he entered into who is my neighbour?

a certain village: and a certain 30 And Jesus, answering, said, woman, named Martha, receivA certain man went down from led him into her house. Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell 39 And she had a sister called among thieves, which stripped Mary, which also sat at Jesus' him of his raiment, and wound feet, and heard his word. ed him, and departed, leaving 40 But Martha was cumbered bim half dead.

about much serving, and came

to him, and said, Lord, dost journey, is come to me, and 2 thou not care that my sister I have nothing to set before

hath left me to serve alone ?him?

bid her, therefore, that she help 7 And he from within, shall


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answer and say, Trouble me 41 And Jesus answered, and not : the door is now shut, and said unto her, Martha, Martha, my children are with me in thou art careful and troubled a. bed ; I cannot rise and give bout many things;

thee. 42 But one thing is needful: 8 I say unto you, Though he and Mary hath chosen that good will not rise and give him, bepart, which shall not be taken cause he is his friend; yet, beaway from her.

cause of his importunity, he

will rise, and give him as maCHAP. XI.

ny as he needeth.

9 And I say unto you, Ask, A DUMB DEVIL CAST OUT.

and it shall be given you ; seek, AND it came to pass, that and ye shall find : knock, and as he was praying in a certain it shall be opened unto you. place, when he ceased, one of 10 For every one that asketh, his disciples said unto him, receiveth ; and he that seeketh, Lord, teach us to pray, as John findeth ; and to him that knockalso taught his disciples. eth, it shall be opened.

2 And he said unto them, 11 If a son shall ask bread of When ye pray, say, Our Father


of you that is a father, will which art in heaven : Hallow- he give him a stone ? or, if he ed be thy name. Thy kingdom ask a fish, will he for a fish give

Thy will be done, as in him a serpent ? heaven, so in earth.

12 Or, if he shall ask an egg, 3 Give us day by day our dai- will he offer him a scorpion ? ly bread.

13 If ye then, being evil, 4 And forgive us our sins : know how to give good gifts for we also forgive every one unto your children ; how much that is indebted to us. And more shall your heavenly Falead us not into temptation ; ther give the Holy Spirit to but deliver us from evil.

them that ask him ? 5 And he said unto them, 14 And he was casting out a Which of you shall have a devil, and it was dumb. And friend, and shall go unto him at it came to pass, when the devil midnight, and say unto him, was gone out, the dumb spake ; Friend, lend me three loaves; and the people wondered. 6 For a friend of mine in his 15 But some of them şaid, He

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casteth out devils through Beel- 25 And when he conieth, he zebub, the chief of the devils. findeth it swept, and garnished.

16 And others, tempting him, 26 Then goeth he, and taketh sought of him a sign from hea- to him seven other spirits, more

wicked than himself; and they 17 But he, knowing their enter in, and dwell there : and thoughts, said unto them, Eve- the last state of that man is ry kingdom divided against it- worse than the first. self, is brought to desolation .; 27 And it came to pass, as he and a house divided against a spake these things, a certain house, falleth.

woman of the company lifted 18 If Satan also be divided up her voice, and said unto against himself, how shall his him, Blessed is the womb that kingdom stand ? because ye bare thee, and the paps which say that I cast out devils thou hast sucked. through Beelzebub.

28 But he said, Yea, rather 19 And if I by Beelzebub cast blessed are they that hear the out devils, by whom do your word of God, and keep it. sons cast them out ? therefore 29 And when the people were shall they be your judges. gathered thick together, he be

20 But if I, with the finger of gan to say, This is an evil geGod, cast out devils, no doubt neration : they seek a sign ; the kingdom of God is come and there shall no sign be givupon you.

en it, but the sign of Jonas the 21 When a strong man armed prophet. keepeth his palace, his goods 30 For as Jonas was a sign are in peace :

unto the Ninevites, so shall also 22 But when a stronger than the Son of man be to this genehe shall come upon him, and ration. overcome him, he taketh from 31 The queen of the south him all his armour, wherein shall rise up in the judgment, he trusted, and divideth his with the men of this generation, spoils.

and condemn them: for she 23 He that is not with me, is came from the utmost parts of against me ; and he that gather- the earth, to hear the wisdom eth not with me, scattercth. of Solomon ; and, behold, a

24. When the unclean spirit is greater than Solomon is here. gone out of a man, he walketh 32 The men of Nineveh shall through dry places, seeking rise up in the judgment, with rest; and finding none, he this generation, and shall consaith, I will return unto my demn it: for they repented at house, whence I came out. the preaching of Jonas ; and,

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33 No man, when he hath 42 But woe unto you, Pharilighted a candle, putteth it in a sees! for ye tithe mint, and secret place, neither under a rue, and all manner of herbs, bushel, but on a candlestick, and pass over judgment and the that they which come in may love of God : these ought ye to see the light.

have done, and not to leave the 34 The light of the body is the other undone. eye : therefore when thine eye 43 Woe unto you, Pharisees! is single, thy whole body also for ye love the uppermost seats is full of light; but when thine in the synagogues, and greeteye is evil, thy body also is full ings in the markets. of darkness.

44 Woe unto you, scribes and 35 Take heed, therefore, that || Pharisees, hypocrites ! for ye the light which is in thee, be are as graves which appear not, not darkness.

and the men that walk over 36 If thy whole body, there- them, are not aware of them. fore, be full of light, having no 45 Then answered one of the part dark, the whole shall be lawyers, and said unto him, full of light ; as when the bright Master, thus saying, thou reshining of a candle doth give proachest us also.

46 And he said, Woe unto 37 And, as he spake, a certain you also, ye lawyers ! for ye Pharisee besought him to dine lade men with burdens, grievwith him : and he went in, and ous to be borne, and ye yoursat down to meat.

selves touch not the burdens 38 And when the Pharisee with one of your fingers. saw it, he marvelled that he 47 Woe unto you! for ye had not first washed before din- build the sepulchres of the pro

phets, and your fathers killed 39 And the Lord said unto them. him, Now do ye Pharisees make 48 Truly ye bear witness, that clean the outside of the cup, ye allow the deeds of your faand the platter ; but your in- thers : for they indeed killed ward part is full of ravening and them, and ye build their sepulwickedness.

chres. 40 le fools ! did not he that 49 Therefore, also, said the made that which is without, wisdom of God, I will send make that which is within also ? them prophets and apostles, and

41 But rather give alms of some of then they shall slay and such things as ye have ; and, persecute ;

thee light.

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