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Mary anoints

S. Luke.

Christ's feet. 31 And the Lord said, what to say unto thee. And he Whereunto then shall I liken the said, Master, say on.

men of this generation? and to 41 There was a certain creditor, what are they like? which had two debtors: the one 32 They are like unto children owed five hundred pence, and the sitting in the market-place, and other fifty.

calling one to another, and say- 42 And when they had nothing ing, We have piped unto you, to pay, he frankly forgave them and ye have not danced; we have both. Tell me, therefore, which mourned to you, and ye have not of them will love him most? 43 Simon answered, and said, 33 For John the Baptist came I suppose that be to whom he forneither eating bread, nor drinking gave most. And he said unto wine; and ye say, He hath a de-him, Thou hast rightly judged. vil. 44 And he turned to the wo


34 The Son of man is come man, and said unto Simon, Seest eating and drinking, and ye say, thou this woman? I entered into Behold, a gluttonous man, and a thine house, thou gavest me no wine-bibber, a friend of publicans water for my feet: but she hath and sinners! washed my feet with tears, and 35 But Wisdom is justified of wiped them with the hairs of her all her children. head. 36 And one of the Pharisees 45 Thou gavest me no kiss: desired him that he would eat but this woman, since the time I with him. And he went into the came in, hath not ceased to kiss Pharisee's house, and, sat down my feet.

to meat.

46 My head with oil thou didst 37 And, behold, a woman in not anoint: but this woman hath the city, which was a sinner, anointed my feet with ointment. when she knew that Jesus sat at 47 Wherefore, I say unto thee, meat in the Pharisee's house, Her sins, which are many, are brought an alabaster box of oint- forgiven: for she loved much : ment, but to whom little is forgiven, the

38 And stood at his feet behind same loveth little. him weeping, and began to wash 48 And he said unto her, Thy his feet with tears, and did wipe sins are forgiven.

them with the hairs of her head, 49 And they that sat at meat and kissed his feet, and anointed with him, began to say within them with the ointment. themselves, Who is this that for

39 Now, when the Pharisee giveth sins also?

which had bidden him saw it, he 50 And he said to the woman, spake within himself, saying, Thy faith hath saved thee: go in This man, if he were a prophet, peace.

would have known who and what manner of woman this is that

CHAP. VIII. Parable of the sower. it came to pass after

toucheth him; for she is a sin-Award, that he went through


40 And Jesus, answering, said out every city and village, preachunto him, Simon, I have some-ing and shewing the glad tidings

The parable of the sower. Chap. viii. The parable explained. of the kingdom of God; and the should believe and be saved. twelve were with him, 13 They on the rock are they, 2 And certain women, which which, when they hear, receive had been healed of evil spirits and the word with joy; and these have infirmities, Mary called Magda-no root, which for a while belene, out of whom went seven lieve, and in time of temptation devils, fall away.

3 And Joanna the wife of 14 And that which fell among Chuza, Herod's steward, and thorns, are they which, when they Susanna, and many others, which have heard, go forth, and are ministered unto him of their sub-choked with cares, and riches, and pleasures of this life, and


4 ¶ And when much people bring no fruit to perfection. were gathered together, and were 15 But that on the good ground come to him out of every city, he are they, which, in an honest and spake by a parable : good heart, having heard the

5 A sower went out to sow his word, keep it, and bring forth seed; and, as he sowed, some fruit with patience.

fell by the way-side, and it was 16 No man, when he hath trodden down, and the fowls of lighted a candle, covereth it with the air devoured it: a vessel, or putteth it under a bed;

6 And some fell upon a rock;but setteth it on a candlestick, and, as soon as it was sprung up, that they which enter in may see it withered away, because it lack-the light. ed moisture.

7 And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprang up with it, and choked it:

17 For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; neither any thing hid, that shall not be known, and come abroad. 8. And other fell on good 18 Take heed, therefore, how ground, and sprang up, and barelye hear: for whosoever hath, to fruit an hundred-fold. And, when him shall be given; and whosoehe had said these things, he cried, ver hath not, from him shall be He that hath ears to hear, let him taken even that which he seemeth hear. Ito have.

9 And his disciples asked him, saying, What might this parable be?

19 T Then came to him his mother and his brethren, and could not come at him for the press.

20 And it was told him by certain, which said, Thy mother and thy brethren stand without, desiring to see thee.

10 And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God; but to others in parables: that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might 21 And he answered, and said. not understand. unto them, My mother and my 11 Now the parable is this:brethren are these which hear the The seed is the word of God. word of God, and do it.

12 Those by the way-side, are 22 ¶ Now it came to pass on a they that hear; then cometh the certain day, that he went into a devil, and taketh away the word ship with his disciples: and he out of their hearts, lest they said unto them, Let us go over

The tempest rebuked.

S. Luke.

The legion cast out. unto the other side of the lake. he would not command them tơ And they launched forth. go out into the deep.

23 But as they sailed, he fell 32 And there was there an herd asleep and there came down a of many swine feeding on the storm of wind on the lake; and mountain: and they besought they were filled with water, and him that he would suffer them to were in jeopardy. enter into them. And he suffer

24 And they came to him, and ed them. awoke him, saying, Master, Mas- 33 Then went the devils out of ter, we perish! Then he arose the man, and entered into the and rebuked the wind, and the swine: and the herd ran violently raging of the water and they down a steep place into the lake, ceased, and there was a calm. and were choked.

125 And he said unto them, 34 When they that fed them Where is your faith? And they, saw what was done, they fled, being afraid, wondered, saying and went and told it in the city, one to another, What manner of and in the country.

man is this! for he commandeth 35 Then they went out to see even the winds and water, and what was done; and came to Jethey obey him. sus, and found the man, out of 26 And they arrived at the whom the devils were departed, country of the Gadarenes, which sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothis over against Galilee. ed, and in his right mind: and

27 And when he went forth to they were afraid. land, there met him out of the 36 They also which saw it, told city, a certain man which had de-them by what means he that was vils long time, and ware no possessed of the devils, was healclothes, neither abode in any ed.

house, but in the tombs.

37 ¶ Then the whole multitude 28 When he saw Jesus, he cri-of the country of the Gadarenes, ed out, and fell down before him, round about, besought him to and with a loud voice said, What depart from them; for they were have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou taken with great fear and he Son of God most high? I beseech went up into the ship, and returnthee, torment me not. led back again.

29 (For he had commanded the 38 Now the man, out of whom unclean spirit to come out of the the devils were departed, beman. For oftentimes it had caught sought him that he might be with him and he was kept bound him: but Jesus sent him away, with chains and in fetters; and saying,

he brake the bands, and was dri- 39 Return to thine own house, ven of the devil into the wilder-and shew how great things God ness.) hath done unto thee. And he went 30 And Jesus asked him, his way, and published throughsaying, What is thy name out the whole city how great And he said, Legion; because things Jesus had done unto him. many devils were entered into 40 And it came to pass, that, him. when Jesus was returned, the 31 And they besought him that people gladly received him:

The Bloody issue healed.

Chap. ix.

The apostles sent out. for they were all waiting for him.[ 51 And when he came into the 41 T And, behold, there came house, he suffered no man to go a man named Jairus, and he was in, save Peter, and James, and a ruler of the synagogue: and he John, and the father and the mofell down at Jesus' feet, and be- ther of the maiden.

sought him that he would come 52 And all wept, and bewailed into his house: her: but he said, Weep not;

42 For he had one only daughter, she is not dead, but sleepeth. about twelve years of age, and she 53 And they laughed him to lay a dying. (But, as he went, scorn, knowing that she was dead. the people thronged him. 54 And he put them all out,

43 ¶ And a woman having an and took her by the hand, and issue of blood twelve years, which called, saying, Maid, arise. had spent all her living upon phy- 55 And her spirit came again, sicians, neither could be healed of and she arose straightway: and he commanded to give her meat.


44 Came behind him, and 56 And her parents were astotouched the border of his gar-nished: but he charged them that ment: and immediately her issue they should tell no man what was of blood stanched. done.

45 And Jesus said, Who touched me? When all denied, Peter, and they that were with him, said,

Master, the multitude throng


Christ sendeth out his disciples.
HEN he called his twelve

disciples together, and gave

thee, and press thee, and sayest them power and authority over all thou, Who touched me? devils, and to cure diseases.

46 And Jesus said, Somebody 2 And he sent them to preach hath touched me: for I perceive the kingdom of God, and to heal that virtue is gone out of me.

the sick.

47 And when the woman saw 3 And he said unto them, Take that she was not hid, she came nothing for your journey, neither trembling; and, falling down be-staves, nor scrip, neither bread, fore him, she declared unto him neither money; neither have two before all the people for what coats apiece.

cause she had touched him, and 4 And whatsoever house ye how she was healed immediately. enter into, there abide, and 48 And he said unto her, thence depart.

Daughter, be of good comfort: 5 And whosoever will not rethy faith hath made thee whole; ceive you, when ye go out of that go in peace.) city, shake off the very dust from 49 ¶ While he yet spake, there your feet, for a testimony against cometh one from the ruler of the them. synagogue's house, saying to him, 6 And they departed, and went Thy daughter is dead; trouble not the Master.

through the towns, preaching the gospel, and healing every where. 50 But, when Jesus heard it, he 7¶ Now Herod, the tetrarch, answered him, saying, Fear not heard of all that was done by him: believe only, and she shall be and he was perplexed, because made whole. that it was said of some, that N

Five thousand fed. John was risen from the dead; [mained to them twelve baskets. 8 And of some, that Elias had 18 ¶ And it came to pass, as he appeared; and of others, that one was alone praying, his disciples of the old prophets was risen were with him: and he asked again. them, saying, Whom say the

S. Luke. Christ's transfiguration.

9 And Herod said, John have I people that I am ? beheaded: but who is this of 19 They, answering, said, John whom I hear such things? And the Baptist: but some say, Elias; he desired to see him. and others say, That one of the

10 ¶ And the apostles, when old prophets is risen again. they were returned, told him all 20 He said unto them, But that they had done. And he took whom say ye that I am? Peter them, and went aside privately answering, said, the Christ of God. into a desert place, belonging to 21 And he straightly charged the city called Bethsaida. them, and commanded them to

11 And the people, when they tell no man that thing; knew it, followed him; and he 22 Saying, The Son of man received them, and spake unto must suffer many things, and be them of the kingdom of God, and rejected of the elders, and chief healed them that had need of heal-priests, and scribes, and be slain, ing. and be raised the third day.

12 T And, when the day began 23 And he said to them all, If to wear away, then came the any man will come after me, let twelve, and said unto him, Send him deny himself, and take up the multitude away, that they his cross daily, and follow me. may go into the towns and coun- 24 For whosoever will save his try round about, and lodge, and life shall lose it: but whosoever get victuals; for we are here in a will lose his life for my sake, the desert place. same shall save it. 13 But he said unto them, Give 25 For what is a man advantagthem to eat. And they said,ed, if he gain the whole world, We have no more but five loaves and lose himself, or be cast away? and two fishes; except we should 26 For whosoever shall be go and buy meat for all this peo- ashamed of me, and of my words, ple. of him shall the son of man be


14 (For there were about five ashamed, when he shall come in thousand men.) And he said to his own glory, and in his Father's, his disciples, Make them sit down and of the holy angels.

by fifties in a company.

27 But I tell you of a truth,

15 And they did so, and made there be some standing here them all sit down. which shall not taste of death, till

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16 Then he took the five loaves they see the kingdom of God. and the two fishes; and, looking 28 And it came to pass about up to heaven, he blessed them, an eight days after these sayings, and brake, and gave to the disci- he took Peter, and John, and ples to set before the multitude. James, and went up into a moun17 And they did eat, and tain to pray.

were all filled: and there was 29 And as he prayed, the fashitaken up of fragments that re- on of his countenance was alter

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