ST. LUKE, XVII., XXI., XII. ST. JOHN, XIII. unto him, Where, Lord ? And he said unto them, Wheresoever the M. XXIV. 28. body is, thither will the eagles be gathered together.

For Chap. XVIII., see P. 110.

Chap. XXI., from P. 142.

34. |And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life ; and so that day come upon you unawares.

35. For as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth.

36. Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man,

Continued P. 144.

42. I Watch therefore : for ye 33. Take ye heed, watch and know not what hour your Lord pray : for ye know not when the doth come. (1)

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Chap. XII., from P. 39.

32. Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

33. Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not; where thief approachetb, neither moth corrupteth.

M. VI, 20, 21. 34. For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

35. Let your loins be girded about, and your lights burning :

36. And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their Lord M. XXV. 7, 10. when he will return from the wedding ; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open unto him immediately.

37. Blessed are those servants whom the Lord when he cometh shall find watching : Verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them.

38. And if he shall come in the second watch, or come in the third watch, and find them so, blessed are those servants.

39. And this know, that if the good man of the house bad known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched, and not have suffered his house to be broken through.

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St. MARK, XIII. 44. Therefore be ye also ready : 35. Watch ye therefore, for for in such an hour as ye think ye know not when the master of not, the Son of man cometh. the house cometh; at even, or at

midnight, or at the cock crowing, or in the morning.

36. Lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping.

37. And what I say unto you, 45. Who then is a faithful and I say unto all : watch. wise servant whom his Lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season ? For Chap. XIV., see P. 148.

46. Blessed is that servant whom his Lord when he cometh shall find so doing.

47. Verily, I say unto you, That he shall make him ruler over all his goods,

48. But if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My Lord delayeth his coming ;

49. And shall begin to smite his fellow servants, and to eat and drink with the drunken ;

50. The Lord of that servant shall come in a day when he looketh not for him, and in an hour that he is not aware of ;

51. And shall cut him asunder, and appoint him his portion with the hypocrites : there shall be weeping and goashing of teeth.

41. | Then Peter said unto him, Lord, speakest thou this parable unto us? or even to all ?

42. And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward whom his Lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season?

43. Blessed is that servant whom his Lord, when he cometh, shall find so doing.

44. Of a truth I say unto you, That he will make him ruler over all that he hath.

45. But and if that servant say in his heart, My Lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat themen servants and maidens and to eat and drink and to be drunken ;

46. The Lord of that servant will comein a day when he looketh not for him, and at an hour when he is not aware, and will cut him in sunder, and will appoint him his portion with the unbelievers.

M. VIII, 12.

XXV. 30.
XIII, 42, 50.

47. And that servant which knew his Lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.

48. But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required : and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.

49. T I am come to send fire on the earth; and what will I, if it be already kindled ?

50. But I have a baptism to be Query, whether these verses baptized with, and how am I

should be before v 31 of straightened till it be accom.

L. XII , P. 65. plished !

Continued P. 55. Chap. XXI., from P. 143, 37. And in the day time he was teaching in the temple : and at night he went out, and abode in the mount that is called the mount of Olives.

38. And all the people came early in the morning to him in the Temple for to hear him.

For Chap. XXII. see P. 148.






1. Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.

2. And five of them were wise, and five were foolish.

3. They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them :

4. But the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.

5. While the bridegroom larried they all slumbered and slept.

6. And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh ; go ye out to meet him.

7. Then all these virgins arose, and trimmed their lamps :*

* L. XII. 35, f. 143. 8. And the foolish said unto the wise, give us of your oil ; for our lamps

are gone out. 9. But the wise answered, say. ing, Not 80: lest there be not enough for us and you : but go ye rather to them that sell, and buy for yourselves.

10. And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came. And they that were ready went in with † L. XII. 36, P. 143. him to the marriage : and the door was shut. +

11. Afterwards came also the other virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open

12. But he answered, and said, Verily I say unto you, I know

13. Watch therefore,* for ye * M. XXIV. 42. know neither the day oor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.

to us.

you not.

14. ^ For the kingdom of heaven See Mk. XIII., 34, P. 143. is as a man traveliing into a far country,

Chap. XIX., from P. 121.

11. And as they heard these things, he added and spake a parable, because he was nigh to Jerusalem, and because they thought that the kingdom of God should immediately appear.

12. He said therefore* A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for bimself a kingdom, and to return.

13. And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till

* The similarity of these verscs, L.

XIX. 12 to 26, to those of St. Mat. thew XXV. 14 to 29; and the necessity of keeping St. Matthew as the standard of order; decided the placing here of these verses, (12 to 26). Though the context of verses L. XIX. 11, 27, 28, would indicate that the passage might have been correctly inserted in continuance of Luke, ŠIX. 10, P. 121.

I come.

who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods.

15. And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one, to every man accord. ing to his several ability : and straightway took his journey.




ST. LUKE, XIX. 14. But his citizens hated him, and sent a message after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us.

16. Then he that had received the five talents went and traded with the same, and made them other five talents.

17. And likewise be that had received two; he also gained other two.

18. But he that had received one, went and digged in the eartb, and hid his Lord's money.

19. After a long time the Lord of those servants cometh,

15. And it came to pass, that when he was returned, having received the kingdom, then he commanded these servants to be called unto him to whom he had given the money, that he might know how much every man had gained by trading.

16. Then came the first, saying, Lord,

Thy pound hath gained ten pounds.

17. And he said unto him, Well, thou good servant: because thou hast been faithful in a very little, have thou authority over ten cities.

and reckoneth with them.

20. And so he that had received five talents came, and brought other five talents, saying, Lord, Thou deliveredst unto me five talents ; behold I have gained beside them five talents more.

21. His Lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: Thou hast been faithful over a few things : I will make thee ruler over many things : enter thou into the joy of tby Lord.

22. He also that had received two talents came, and said, Lord, Thou deliveredst unto me two talents : behold, I have gained two other talents besides them.

23. His Lord said unto him, Well done, good and faithful servant : thou hast been faithful over a few things : I will make thee ruler over many things : enter thou into the joy of thy Lord.

24. Then he which had received the one talent came, and said, Lord, I knew thee that thou art an hard mad ; reaping where thou hastnotsown, and gathering where thou hast not strawed :

25. And I was afraid ; and went and hid thy talent in the earth. Lo, there thou hast that is thine.

26. His Lord answered and said unto him, Thou wicked and slothful servant! Thou knewest that I reap where I sowed not; and gather where I have not strawed :

27. Thou oughtest therefore to

18. And the second (came, saying, Lord, thy pound hath gained five pounds.

19. And he said likewise to him, Be thou also over five cities.

20. And another came, say: ing, Lord, behold, here is thy pound, which I have kept laid up in a napkin :

21. For I feared thee, because thou art an austere man. Thou takest up that thou layedst not down ; and reapest that thou didst not sow.

22. And he saith unto him,

Out of thine own mouth I will judge thee, thou wicked servant. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up that I laid not down ; and reaping that I did not sow.



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ST. LUKE, XIX. XIX. 23. Wherefore then gavest

pot thou my money into the bank, that at my coming, I might have required mine own with usury?

24. And he said unto them that stood by, Take from him the pound, and give it to him that hath ten pounds.

25. (And they said unto him, Lord, He hath ten pounds.)

26. For I say unto you, That unto every one which hath, shall be given : and from him that hath not, even that hath shall be taken away from him.

29. For unto every one that hath, shall be given, and he shall have abundance; but from him that hath not, shall be taken away M. XIII. 12. even that which he hath.

L. VIII. 18, P. 07.

30. And castyetheunprofitable M. VIII. 12 ; servant into outer darkness. XXIV. 51. There shall be weeping and gnash. ing of teeth.

27. But those mine enemies, which would not that I should reign over them, bring hither and slay them before me.

28. 1 And when he had thus spoken, he went before, ascend. ing up to Jerusalem.

Continued P. 121.

31. | When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall be sit upon (the throne of his glory :

32. And before him shall be gathered all nations : and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats :

33. And he shall set the sheep on his right hand ; but the goats on the left.

34. Then shall the king say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world :

35. For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat : I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink : I was a stranger, and ye took me in :

36. Naked and ye clothed me : I was sick and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me.

37. Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink?

38. When saw wethee a stranger, and took thee in ? or naked, and clothed thee?

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