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child unto him, and set him in their angels do always behold the midst of them,

the face of my Father which is 3 And said, Verily I say unto in heaven. you, Except ye be converted, 11 For the Son of man is come and become as little children, to save that which was lost. ye shall not enter into the king- 12 How think ye? If a man dom of heaven.

have an hundred sheep, and 4 Whosoever, therefore, shall one of them be gone astray, humble himself as this little doth he not leave the ninety and child, the same is greatest in nine, and goeth into the mounthe kingdom of heaven.

tains, and seeketh that which is 5 And whoso shalı receive one gone astray? such little child in my name,

13 And if so be that he find receiveth me.

it, verily I say unto you, He 6 But whoso shall offend one rejoiceth more of that sheep, of these little ones which be- than of the ninety and nine lieve in me, it were better for which went not astray. him that a mill-stone were hang

14. Even so it is not the will of ed about his neck, and that he your Father which is in heaven, were drowned in the depth of that one of these little ones

should perish. 7 Woe unto the world because 15 Moreover, if thy brother of offences! for it must needs shall trespass against thee, go be that offences come; but woe and tell him his fault between to that man by whom the offence thee and him alone: if he shall cometh!

hear thee, thou hast gained thy 8 Wherefore if thy hand or thy brother. foot offend thee, cut them off, 16 But if he will not hear thee, and cast them from thee: it is then take with thee one or two better for thee to enter into life more, that in the mouth of two halt or maimed, rather than or three witnesses every word having two hands, or two feet, may be established. to be cast into everlasting fire. 17 And if he shall neglect to

9 And if thine eye offend thee, hear them, tell it unto the pluck it out, and cast it from church: ,but if he neglect to thee: it is better for thee to en- hear the church, let him be ter into life with one eye, rather unto thee as an heathen man than having two eyes to be cast and a publican. into hell-fire.

18 Verily I say unto you, 10 Take heed that ye despise Whatsoever ye shall bind on not one of these little ones: for earth, shall be bound in heaven; I say unto you, That in heaven and whatsoever ye shall loose

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on earth, shall be loosed in || servants, which owed him an heaven.

hundred pence: and he laid 19 Again I say unto you, hands on him, and took bim by That if two of you shall agree the throat, saying, Pay me that on earth as touching any thing thou owest. that they shall ask, it shall be 29 And his fellow-servant fell done for them of my Father down at his feet, and besought which is in heaven.

him, saying, Have patience with 20 For where two or three are me, and I will pay thee all. gathered together in my name,

30 And he would not; but there am I in the midst of them. went and cast him into prison,

21 Then came Peter to him, till he should pay the debt. and said, Lord, how oft shall 31 So when his fellow-servants my brother sin against me, saw what was done, they were and I forgive him? till seven very sorry, and came and told times?

unto their lord all that was 22 Jesus saith unto him, I say done. not unto thee, Until seven times; 32 Then his lord, after that he but, Until seventy times seven. had called him, said unto him,

23 Therefore is the kingdom thou wicked servant, I for. of heaven likened unto a certain gave thee all that debt, because king, which would take account thou desiredst me: of his servants.

35 Shouldest not thou also 24 And when he had begun to have had compassion on thy reckon, one was brought unto fellow-servant, even as I had him which owed him ten thou- pity on thee? sand talents:

34 And his lord was wroth, 25 But forasmuch as he had and delivered him to the tornot to pay, his lord commanded mentors, till he should pay all him to be sold, and his wife that was due unto him. and children, and all that he 35 So likewise shall my heahad, and payment to be made. . venly Father do also unto you,

26 The servant, therefore, fell if ye from your hearts forgive down and worshipped him, say- not every one his brother their ing, Lord, have patience with trespasses. me, and I will pay thee all. 27 Then the lord of that ser

CHAP. XIX. vant was moved with compassion, and loosed him, and forgave him the debt.

AND it came to pass, that, 28 But the same servant went | when Jesus had finished these out, and found one of his fellow- ll sayings, he departed from Gali


lee, and came into the coasts of | If the case of the man be so with Judea, beyond Jordan : his wife, it is not good to

2 And great multitudes follow. marry: ed him, and he healed them 11 But he said unto them, All there.

men cannot receive this say3 The Pharisees also came un- ing, save they to whom it is to him, tempting him, and say. given. ing unto him, Is it lawful for a 12 For there are some eunuchs, man to put away his wife for which were so born from their every cause ?

mother's womb; and there are 4 And he answered, and said some eunuchs, which were made unto them, Have ye not read, eunuchs of men : and there be that he which made them at the eunuchs, which have made beginning, made them male and themselves eunuchs for the kingfemale;

dom of heaven's sake. He that is 5 And said, For this cause able to receive it, let him reshall a man leave father and ceive it. mother, and shall cleave to his 13 Then were there brought wife; and they twain shall be unto him little children, that he one flesh;

should put his hands on them 6 Wherefore they are no more and pray: and the disciples re. twain, but one fesh. What, buked them. therefore, God hath joined to- 14 But Jesus said, Suffer little gether, let not man put asun- children, and forbid them not, der.

to come unto me : for of such 7 They say unto him, Why is the kingdom of heaven. did Moses then command to 15 And he laid his hands on give a writing of divorcement, them, and departed thence. and to put her away?

16 And, behold, one came and 8 He saith unto them, Moses, said unto him, Good Master, because of the hardness of your what good thing shall I do, that hearts, suffered you to put away I may have eternal life? your wives : but from the be- 17 And he said unto him, ginning it was not so.

Why callest thou me good ? 9 And I say unto you, Who- there is none good but one, soever shall put away his wife, that is, God: but if thou wilt except it be for fornication, and enter into life, keep the comshall marry another, committethmandments. adultery ; and whoso marrieth 18 He saith unto him, Which? her which is put away, doth Jesus said, Thou shalt do no commit adultery.

murder, Thou shalt not commit 10 His disciples say unto him, | adultery, Thou shalt not steal,





Thou shalt not bear false wit- || regeneration, when the Son of

man shall sit on the throne of 19 Honour thy father and thy his glory, ye also shall sit upon mother: and, Thou shalt love twelve thrones, judging the thy neighbour as thyself. twelve tribes of Israel.

20 The young man saith unto 29 And every one that hath him, All these things have I forsaken houses, or brethren, or kept from my youth up: what | sisters, or father, or mother, or lack 1 yet?

wife, or children, or lands, for 21 Jesus said unto him, If thou my name's sake, shall receive wilt be perfect, go and sell that an hundred-fold, and shall inthou hast, and give to the poor, | herit everlasting life. and thou shalt have treasure in 30 But many that are first shall heaven: and come and follow be last, and the last shall be

first. 22 But when the young man heard that saying, he went away

CHAP. XX. sorrowful: for he had great possessions.

23 Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, FOR the kingdom of heaven That a rich man shall hardly en- is like unto a man that is an ter into the kingdom of heaven. householder, which went out

24 And again I say unto you, early in the morning to hire laIt is easier for a camel to go bourers into his vineyard. through the eye of a needle, 2 And when he had agreed than for a rich man to enter into with the labourers for a penny the kingdom of God.

a day, he sent them into his 25 When his disciples heard it, vineyard. they were exceedingly amazed, 3 And he went out about the saying, Who then can be saved? | third hour, and saw others

26 But Jesus beheld them, and standing idle in the marketsaid unto them, With men this place, is impossible : but with God all 4 And said unto them, Go ye things are possible.

also into the vineyard : and 27 Then answered Peter, and whatsoever is right I will give said unto him, Behold, we have you. And they went their way. forsaken all, and followed thee; 5 Again he went out about the what shall we have therefore ? sixth and ninth hour, and did

28 And Jesus said unto them, likewise. Verily I say unto you,

That ye

6 And about the eleventh hour which have followed me, in the || he went out, and found others

standing idle, and saith unto | the first last: for many be callthem, Why stand ye here alled, but few chosen. the day idle ?

17 And Jesus, going up to Je7 They say unto him, Because | rusalem, took the twelve disno man hath hired us. He saith ciples apart in the way, and said unto them, Go ye also into the unto them, vineyard; and whatsoever is 18 Behold, we go up to Jeruright, that shall ye receive. salem; and the Son of man shall

8 So when even was come, the be betrayed unto the chief lord of the vineyard saith unto priests, and unto the scribes, his steward, Call the labourers, and they shall condemn him to and give them their hire, begin- death, ning from the last unto the first. 19 And shall deliver him to

9 And when they came that the Gentiles to mock, and to were hired about the eleventh scourge, and to crucify him: hour, they received every man and the third day he shall rise a penny

again. io But when the first came, 20 Then came to him the they supposed that they should mother of Zebedee's children, have received more; and they with her sons, worshipping him, likewise received every man a and desiring a certain thing of penny.

him. 11 And when they had receiv- 21 And he said unto her, ed it, they murmured against What wilt thou ? She saith unthe good man of the house, to him, Grant that these my two

12 Saying, These last have sons may sit, the one on thy wrought but one hour, and thou right hand, and the other on the hast made them equal unto us, left, in thy kingdom. which have borne the burden 22 But Jesus answered and and heat of the day.

said, Ye know not what ye ask. 13 But he answered one of Are ye able to drink of the cup them, and said, Friend, I do that I shall drink of, and to be thee no wrong: didst not thou baptized with the baptism that agree

with me for a penny? I am baptized with? They say 14 Take that thine is, and go unto him, We are able. thy way: I will give unto this 23 And he saith unto them, last even as unto thee.

Ye shall drink indeed of my 15 Is it not lawful for me to do cup, and be baptized with the what I will with mine own? Is baptism that I am baptized thine eye evil because I am with: but to sit on my right good ?

hand, and on my left, is not 16 So the last shall be first, and mine to give ; but it shall be

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