13 9 And they come to Jerusalem: chief priests, and the scribes, and anu Jesus went into the temple, and the elders, began lo cast out them that sold and 28 And say unto him, By what bought in the temple, and overthrew authority doest thou these things? the tables of the money-changers, and who gave thee this authority and the seats of them that sold doves; to do these things ?

16 And would not suffer that any 29 And Jesus answered and said man should carry any vessel through unto them, I will also ask of you the temple.

one question, and answer me, and 17 And he taught, saying, unto I will tell you by what authority I them, Is it not written, My house do these things. shall be called of all nations the 30 The baptism of John, was it house of prayer? but ye have made from heaven, or of men? answer me. it a den of thieves.

31 And they reasoned with them18 And the scribes and chief selves, saying, If we shall say, From priests heard it, and sought how heaven; he will say, Why then did they might destroy him: for they ye not believe him? feared him, because all the people 32 But if we shall say, Of men; was astonished at his doctrine. they feared the people: for all men

19 And when even was come he counted John, that he was a provent out of the city.

phet indeed. 20 And in the moming, as they 33 And they answered and said passed by, they saw the fig-tree unto Jesus, We cannot tell. And dried up from the roots.

Jesus, answering, saith unto them, 21 And Peter, calling to remem- Neither do I tell you by what aubrance, saith unto him, Master, be- thority I do these things. hold, the fig-tree which thou curs

CHAP. XII. edst is withered away !

The parable of the vineyard, &c. 12 And Jesus, answering, saith ND he began to speak unto unto them, Have faith in God.

them by parables. A certain 28 For verily I say unto you, man planted a vineyard, and set a That whosoever shall say unto this hedge about it, and digged a place mountain, Be thou removed, and for the wine-fat, and built a tower, be thou cast into the sea; and shall and let it out to husbandmen, and not doubt in his heart, but shall be- went into a far country. lieve that those things which he 2 And at the season he sent to saith shall come to pass; he shall the husbandmen a servant, that he have whatsoever he saith.

might receive from the husband24 Therefore I say unto you, men of the fruit of the vineyard. What things soever ye desire when 8 And they caught him, and beat ye pray, believe that ye receive him, and sent him away empty. themi, and ye shall have them.

4 And again he sent unto them 25 And when ye stand praying, another servant; and at him they forgive, if ye have aught against cast stones, and wounded him in any;

Father also which the head, and sent him away shame. is in heaven may forgive you your fully handled. trespasses.

5 And again he sent another; and 26 But if ye do not forgive, nei- him they killed, and many others; ther will your Father which is in beating some, and killing some. heaven forgive your trespasses. 6 Having yet, therefore, one son,

27 4 And they come again to Je- his well-beloved, he sent him also rusalem: and, as he was walking in last unto them, saying, They will. the temple, there come to him the reverence my son.

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7 But those husbandmen said children, that his brother should among themselves, This is the heir; take his wife, and raise up come, let us kill him, and the in- to his brother. heritance shall be ours.

20 Now, there were seven bre8 And they took him, and killed thren; and the first took a wife, him, and cast him out of the vine- and, dying, left no seed. yard.

21 And the second took her, and 9 What shall therefore, the Lord died, neither left he any seed: and of the vineyard do? He will come the third likewise. and destroy the husbandmen, and 22 And the seven had her, and will give the vineyard unto others. left no seed: last of all the woman

10 And have ye not read this died also. scripture, The stone which the build 23 In the resurrection, therefore, ers rejected is become the head of when they shall rise, whose wife the corner:

shall she be of them ? for the seven 1r This was the Lord's doing, had her to wife. and it is marvellous in our eyes ? 24 And Jesus, answering, said un

12 And they sought to lay hold to them, Do ye not, therefore, err, on him, but feared the people; for because ye know not the scriptures, they knew that he had spoken the neither the power of God? parable against them: and they left 25 For when they shall rise from him, and went their way.

the dead, they neither marry nor 131 And they send unto him cer are given in marriage ; but are as tain of the Pharisees, and of the He- the angels which are in heaven. rodians, to catch him in his words. 26 And as touching the dead,

14 And, when they were come, that they rise; have ye not read in they say unto him, Master,we know the book of Moses, how in the bush that thou art true, and carest for no God spake unto him, saying, I am man; for thou regardest not the the God of Abraham, and the God person of men, but teachest the way of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? of God in truth: Is it lawful to give 27 He is not the God of the dead, tribute to Cesar, or not?

but the God of the living: ye there15 Shall we give, or shall we not fore, do greatly err. gjve ? But he, knowing their hypo 28 | And one of the seribes crisy, said unto them, Why tempt came, and having heard them reaye me? Bring me a penny, that I soning together, and perceiving

that he had answered them well, 16 And they brought it. And asked him, Which is the first comhe saith unto them, Whose is this mandment of all ? image and superscription? And they 29 And Jesus answered him, The said unto him, Cesar's.

first of all the commandments is, 17 And Jesus, answering, said Hear, O Israel ; The Lord our God unto them, Render to Cesar the is one Lord : things that are Cesar's, and to God 30 And thou shalt love the Lord the things that are God's. And they thy God with all thy heart, and marvelled at hini.

with all thy soul, and with all thy 18 4 Then come unto him the mind, and with all thy strength. Sadducees, which say there is no This is the first commandment. resurrection; and they asked him, 31 And the second is like, namely saying,

this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour 19 Master, Moses wrote unto us, I as thyself. There is none other comIf a man's brother die, and leaves mandment greater than these. kis wife behind him, and leave no 39 And the scribe said unto him,

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CHAP. XII. S3 And to love him with all the The destruction of the temple foretoid. heart and with all the understanding, ND as he went out of the temand with all the soul, and with all the ple, one of bis disciples saith strength, and to love his neighbour assunto bim, Master, see what manner himself, is more than all whole of stones, and what buildings, are burnt-offerings and sacrifices. here!

31 And when Jesus saw that he 2 And Jesus, answering, said unto answered discreetly, he said unto him, Seest thou these great buildhim, Thou art pot far from the king-ings? there shall not be left one dom of God. And no man after stone upon another, that shall not thai durst ask him any question. be thrown down.

su & And Jesus answered and 3 And as he sat upon the mount said, while he taught in the temple, of Olives, over against the temple, How say the scribes that Christ is Peter, and James, and John, and the son of David ?

Andrew, asked bim privately, 96 For David himself said by the 4 Tell us, when shall these things Holy Ghost, The Lord said to my be? and what shall be the sign when Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, all these things shall be fulilled? till I make thine enemies thy foot 5 And Jesus ans

nswering them, stool.

began to say, Take heed, lest any 37 David, therefore, himself call- man deceive you: eth him Lord; and whence is he 6 For many shall come in my then his son ? And the common peo- name, saying, I am Christ; and ple heard bim gladly.

shall deceive many. 88 | And he said unto them in 7 And when ye shall hear of wars, his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, and rumours of wars, be ye not which love to go in long clothing, troubled:for such things must needs and love salutations in the market. be; but the end shall not be yet. places,

é For nation shall rise against na39 And the chief seats in the sy- tion, and kingdom against kingdom; nagogues, and the uppermost rooins and there shall be earthquakes in at feasts;

divers places, and there shall be 40 Which devour widows' houses, famines and troubles: these are the and for a pretence make long pray beginnings of sorrows. ers: these shall receive greater dam 9 1 But take heed to yourselves: nation.

for they shall deliver you up to 41 TAnd Jesus sat over against the councils; and in the synagogues ye treasury, and beheld how the people shall be beaten: and ye shall be cast money into the treasury: and broughtbeforerulersandkingsformy many that were rich cast in much. sake, for a testimony against them.

42 And there came a certain poor 10 And the gospel must first be widow, and she threw in two mites, published among all nations. which make a farthing.

11 But when they shall lead you, 43 And he called unto him his dis- and deliver you up, take no thought ciples, and saith unto them, Verily I beforehand what ye shall speak, say unto you, that this pour widow neither do ye premeditate; but hath cast more in than all they which whatsoever shall be given you in that have cast into the treasury:

hour, that speak ye : for it is not ye 44 For all they did cast in of their that speak, but the Holy Ghost, abundance; but she of her want) 12 Now, the brother shall betray

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27 And then shall he send his 13 And ye shall be hated of all angels, and shall gather together men for my name's sake: but he his elect from the four winds, from that shall endure unto the end, the the uttermost part of the earth to same shall be saved.

the uttermost part of heaven. 14 ! But when ye shall see the 28 Now, learn a parable of the abomination of desolation, spoken fig-tree; When her branch is yet of by Daniel the prophet, standing tender, and putteth forth leaves, where it ought not, (let him that ye know that summer is near : readeth understand,) then let them 29 So ye, in like manner,

when that be in Judea flee to the moun- ye shall see these things come to taios:

pass, know that it is nigh, even at 15 And let him that is on the the doors. house-top not go down into the 30 Verily I say unto you, that house, neither enter therein, to take this generation shall not pass till any thing out of his house. all these things be done.

16 And let him that is in the field 31 Heaven and earth shall pass pot turn back again for to take up away: but my words shall not pass his garment.

away. 17 But woe to them that are with 82 | But of that day and that child, and to them that give suck, hour knoweth no man, no, not the in those days!

angels which are in heaven, nei. 18 And pray ye that your flight ther the Son, but the Father. be not in the winter.

33 Take ye heed, watch and pray: 19 For in those days shall be af- for ye know not when the time is. fliction, such as was not from the 34 For the Son of man is as a man beginning of the creation which taking a far journey, who left his God created unto this time, neither house, and gave authority to his sershall be.

vants, and to every man his work, 20 And except that the Lord had and commanded the porter to watch. shortened those days,noflesh should 35 Watch ye, therefore; for ye be saved: but for the elect's sake, know not when the master of the whom he hath chosen, he hath house cometh; at even, or at midshortened the days.

night, or at the cock-crowing, or 21 And then, if any man shall in the morning say to you, Lo, here is Christ; or, 38 Lest, coming suddenly, he find lo, he is there; believe him not: you sleeping 22 For false Christs and false pro

37 And what I say unto you, I phets shall rise, and shall shew signs say unto all, Watch. and wonders, to seduce, if it were

CHAP. XIV. possible, even the elect.

A conspiracy against Christ, &c. 23 But take ye heed: behold, I FTÉR two days was the feast have foretold you all things.

of the passover, and of un24 1 But in those days, after that leavened bread: and the chief tribulation, the sun shall be dark- priests and the scribes sought how ened, and the moon shall not give they might take him by craft, and her light;

put him to death. 25 And the stars of heaven shall 2 But they said, Not on the feastfall, and the powers that are in day, lest there be an uproar of the heaven shall be shaken;


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99 And, being in Bethany, in the '15 And he will shey you a large House of Simon the leper, as be sat upper rooin furnished and prepz. at meat, there came a woman ha- red: there make ready for us. ving an alabaster-box of ointment 16 And his disciples went forth, of spikenard, very precious ; and and came into the city, and found she brake the box, and poured it on as he had said unto them: and they his head.

made ready the passover. 4 And there were some that had 17 And in the evening he cometh indignation within themselves, and with the twelve. said, Why was this waste of the 18 And as they sat and did eat, ointment made ?

Jesus said, Verily I say unto you, 5 For it might have been sold for One of you which eateth with me more than three hundred pence, shall betray me. and have been given to the poor. 19 And they began to be sorrow And they murmured against her. ful, and to say unto him one by one,

8 And Jesus said, Let her alone; Is it I? And another said, Is it I? why trouble ye her? she bath 20 And he answered and said wrought a good work on me. unto them, It is one of the twelve

7 For ye have the poor with you that dippeth with me in the dish. always, and whensoever ye will


21 The Son of man indeed goeting, may do them good: but me ye as it is written of him: but woe to have not always.

that man by whom the Son of man 8 She hath done what she could : is betrayed! good were it for that she is come aforehand to anoint man if he had never been born, my body to the burying.

22 | And, as they did eat, Jesus 9 Verily I say unto you, Where- took bread, and blessed, and brake soever this gospel shall be preached it, and gave to them, and saiche throughout the whole world, this Take, eat: this is my body. also that she hath done shall be 23 And he took the cup; and, when spoken of, for a memorial of her. he had given thanks, he gave it to

19 ! And Judas Iscariot, one of them: and they all drank of it. the twelve, went unto the chief 24 And he said unto them, This priests to betray him unto them. is my blood of the new testamenty

11 And when they heard it,they which is shed for many. were glad, and promised to give him: 25 Verily I say unto you, I will money. And he sought how he drink no more of the fruit of the might conveniently betray him. vine, until that day that I drink it

12 And the first day of un new in the kingdom of God. leavened bread, when they killed 26 | And, when they had sling the passover, his disciples said unto a hymn, they went out into the him Where wilt thou that we go mount of Olives. and prepare, that thou mayest eat 27 And Jesus saith unto them, the passover?

AB shall be offended because of 18 And he sendeth forth two of me this night: for it is written, L. his diseiples, and saith unto them, will smite the Shepherd, and the Go ye into the city, and there shall sheep shall be scattered. meet you a man hearing a pitcher 28 But after that I am risen I will of water: follow him.

go before you into Galilee. 14 And wheresoever he shall go 29 But Peter said unto him. Al. in, say ye to the goodman of the though all shall be offended, yet will house, The Master saith, Where is not T. the guest-chamber, where I shall 30 AndJesus saith unto him,

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