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o For this ointment might have been sold and the sheep of the Rock shall be scattered for much, and given to the poor.

abroad. 10 When Jesus understood it, he said un 32 But after I am risen again, I will go lo them, Why trouble ye the woman? for before you into Galilee. sie hath wrought a good work upon me.

33 Peter answered and said unto him, 11 For ye have the poor always with you; Though all men shall be offended because but me ye have not always.

of thee, yet will I never be offended. 12 For in that she ha ih poured this oint 34 Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto ment on my body, she did it for my burial. thee, That this night, before the cock crow

13 Verily I say unto you, Wheresoeyer thou shall deny me thrice. this gospel shall be preached in the whole 35 Peter said unto him, Though I should world, there shall also this, that this woman die with thee, yet will I 10: deny thee. Like. hath done, be told for a menorial of her. wise also said all the disciples.

14 ? Then one of the twelve, called Judas 36 | Then cometh Jesus with them unto Iscariot, went unto the chief priests, place called Gethsemane, and saith unto

15 And said unto them, What will ye give he disciples, Sir ye here, while I go and pray me, and I will deliver him into you? And Sonder. they covenanted with him for thirty pieces

37 And he took with him Peter and the of silver.

two sons of Zebedee, and began to be sor16 And from that time he sought opportu- rowlul and very heavy. aity to betray him.

58 Then saith he unto them, My soul is 17 Now, the first day of the feast of un-exceeding sorrowful, even unto death : tarry leavened bread, the disciples caine to Jesus, ye here, and watch with me. saying unto him, Where wilt thou that we 39 And he went a linie farther, and fell on prepare for thee to eat the passover ? his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father,

18 And he said, Go into the city to such it it be possibile, let this cup pass from me man, and say unto him, The master saith, neveriheless, not as I will, but as thou will. My time is at nand; I will keep the passover 40 And he cometh unto the disciples, and at thy house with my disciples.

findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter, :9 And the disciples did as Jesus had ap- What! could ye not watch with me one hour pointed them; and they made ready the 41 Watch and pray, that ye enter not in. passorer.

10 temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, 20 Now, when the even was come, he sat but the flesh is weak. down with the twelve.

42 He went away again the second time, 21 And as they did eat, he said, Verily 1 and prayed, saying, O my Father, if this cu

it, ihy will be dene. 22 And they were exceeding sorrowsui, 13. And he came and found them asleep and begap every one of themto say unto him, again: for their eyes were heavy. Lord, Is it I?

41 Aud he left them, and went away 23 And he answered and said, He that dip- again, and prayed the third time, saying the peth his band with me in the dish, the sanie same words. shall betray me.

15 Then cometh be to his disciples, and 21 The Son of man goeth as it is written saith unto them, Sleep on row, and take your of bin: hut wie unto that man by whom rest behokl, che lour is at hand, and the Son the Son of man isbegrayed! it had been good of inanis betrayed into the hands of simers for that man il he had not been born. 16 Rise, let us be going: behold, he is at

25 Then Judas, which betrayed him, an- hand that doth betray me. swered and said, Masier, Is it 1? He said, 49 | And while lie yet spake, lo, Judas, unto him, Thou bást said.

one of the twelve, came, and with him a 26 And as they were eating, Jesus took great multitude with swords and staves, troin rread, and blessed i!, ang brake it, and gave the chiet priests and elders of the people. it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this 43 Now, he that betrayed him gave them is my body.

a sigu), saving, Whomsoever I shall kiss, that 27 Audbe took the cup, and gave thanks, same is he; hold him fast. and gave it to them, saving, Drink yeallofit: 49 And forthwith he came to Jesus, and

28 For this is my blood of the new testa - said, Hail, Master; and kissed bim. ment, which is shed for many for the remis 50 And Jesus said unto hiin, Friend, wheresion of sins.

fore art thou come? Then came they and 29 But I say unto you, I will not drink laid hands on Jesas, and took him. nenceforth of this fruit of the vine, until thai 5l And, behoil, one of them which were day when I drink it Hew with you in my Fa- with Jesus stretched out his hand, and drew ther's kingdom.

his sword, and struck a servant of the high 30 Ad when they had sung anlıymn, ibey priest, and smote off his ear. went out into she mount of Olives.

52 Trevail Jesus into him, Put pp again 31 Then saith Jesus unto them, A!! ye tiny sword into liis place: for all ihey that shall be oflended because of me this night, take the sword shall perish with the sword. for it is written, I will smite the Shepherd, 53 Thinkest thou that I camo: now pray


lo my Father, and he shall presently give me Jesus, which said unto him, Before the cock more than twelve legions of angels? crow, thou siialt deny me thrice. And he

54 But how then shall the scriptures be ful- went out, and wept bitterly. filled, that thus it must be ?

CHAP. XXVII. 55 In that same lour said Jesus to the mul-THEN the morning was come, all the titudes, Are ye come out, as against a thief, chief priests and ders of the people with swords and stares for to take me? I sai 1o. counselagainsi Jesus to put him to death. daily with you leaching in the temple, and ye 2 And when they ad bound him, they laid no hold on me.

Tel him away, and delivered him to Pouthis 56 But all this was clone, that the scriptures Blate the governor. of the prophets might be fulfilled. Then all 3 [ Then Judas, which had betrayed biu, he disciples fors.gok hin, and fled. when he saw that he was condemneri, re

57? And they that had laid hold on Jesus led pented himself, and brought again the thirts hum away to Caiaphas, the high priest, where pieces of silver to the chief priests and ellers the scribes and the elders were assem!!ed: 24 Saying, I have si nied in that I have

53 But Peter followed him afar off ungo bayed the innocent Moori. And tbey said the high priest's palace, and went in, and gut What is that w us: see thou to that. with the servants, to see the end.

5 And he cast down the pieces of silver 59 Now the chiei' priests, and elders, and for the temple, and departed, and went and all the council, sought falsc witness against hanged himself. Jesus, to put him to death;

6 And the chici priests took the silver pieces, 60 But found none : yea, though many and said, It is not lawtul for un put them into false witnesses came, le found they noue. the treasury, because it is the price of bloo. At the last came two false witnesses, 7 And they took counsel, and bought with

61 And said, This fellour said, I am able to them the poiter's field, to bury strangers in. destroy the temple of God, and to buid it in 8 Wherefore that field was called, The field three days.

of bioci, unto this day. 62 And the high priest arose, and said un 9 (Then was fulfilled that which was spoto him, Answeresi thou nothing ? what is il ken by Jeremy the prophet, saying, And they hich these wituess against thee? took the thirty pieces of silver, ihe price of

63 But Jesus held his peace. And the high him that was valued, whom they of the chilpriest answered and said unto him, I adjure dren of Israel did value, ihce by the living God, that thou tell us 10 And gave them for the potter's field, as whether thou be the Christ, the Son of God. the Lord appointed me.)

64 Jesus saith into liim, Thou lasi said: U [ And Jesus stood before the governor nevertheless, I say unto yoti, Hereafter shall and the governor asked him, saying, Art thou ye see the Son of inan sitting on the riglichand the King of the Jews! And Jesus said unto of power, and coming in :be clouds of heaven. him, Thou sayest.

65 Then the high priest rent liis clothes, 12 And when he was accused of the chiei saying, Ile bath spoken blasphemy; what priests and elders, he answered nothing. further need have we of witnesses ? behold, 13 Then saith Pilate unto him, Hearest now ye have heard his blasphemy. thou not how many things they witness

06 Whai thik ye? They answered and against thee? said, He is guilty of death.

1 And he answered bim to never a 67 Then did they spit in his face, and buf-word; insomuch that the governor marvelLied him; and others smote hine with the led greatly. palms of their hands,

15 I Now at that least the governor was 63 Saying, Prophesy unto us, thou Christ, wout to release te the people a prisoner, lho is he that smote ibee?

whom they would. 69 | Now Perer sat without in the palace; 16 and they had then a notable prisoner, and a damsel came unto him, saying, Thou called Barabbas. also wast with Jesus of Galilee.

17 Therefore, when they were gathered 70 But he denied before them all, saying, together, Pilate said unto them, Wnom will I know not what thou sayest.

ye thai l release unto you? Barabbas, or Je71 And when he was gone out into the sus which is called Christ? porch, another mail saw him, an said unto 18 For he knew that for envy they had dethem that were there, This fellow was also livered himn. with Jesus of Nazareth.

19 F When he was set down on the juug. 72 And again he denied with an oath, I do ment-seat, his wife sent unto him, saying not know the man.

Have thou nothing to do with that just man 73 And after a while came unto him they for I have suffered many things uis day in a that good by, and said to Peter, Surely thou dream because of bim. alsu art one of them ; for thy speech bewra; 20 But the chicí priests and elders prs. rihtec.

suaded the multitude that they should ask 74 Then began he 10 curse and 10 swear, Barabhas, and destroy Jesus. wing, I know not the man. And immedi 21 The governor answered and said urto tie cock crew.

them, Whether of the twain will ye that I re 7 And Peter remerabered the wnrds of lease urato you? They said, Baraclbus.

22 Pilate saith into them, What shall I do 44. The thieves a so, which were crucified then with Jesus which is called Christ? They with him, cast the same in his teeth. all say unto him, Let him be crucifid. 45 Now,from the sixth hour there was dark

23 And the governor said, Why? what ness over all the lard unto the ninth hour. evil hath he done? But they cried out the 46 And about the ninth hour, Jesus cried more, saying, Let him be crucified. with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sa.

24 When Pilate saw that he could prevail bachthani that is to say, My God, My God, nothing, bui thut rather a tumult was made, wby hast thou forsaken me? he took water, and washed his bands be 47 Some of them that stood there, when fore the multitude, saying, I ain innocent of they beard thul, said, This man calleth for the blood of this just person; see ye to it.

Elias. 25 Then answered all the people, and said, 43 And straightway one of them ran, and His blood be on us, and on our children. took a spunge, and filled it with vinegar,

26 1 Then released he Barabbas unto them: and put it on a rced, and gave him to drink. and when he had scourged Jesus, he deliver 49 The rest said, Let be, let us see wheed him to be crucified.

ther Elias will come to save him. 27 Then the soldiers of the governor took 50 Jesus, when he had cried again with Jesus into the common hall, and gathered a loud voice, yielded up the ghost. unto him the whole band of soldiers. 51 And, behold, the vail of the temple was

28 And ihey stripped him, and put on him rent in twain from the top to the bottom; a scarlet robe.

and the earth did quake, and the rocks 29 11 And when they had platted a crown rent; of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a 52 And the graves were opened ; and reed in his right hand : and they bowed the many bodies of the saints which slept arose, knee before him, and mocked him, saying, 53 And came out of the grave after his Hail, King of the Jews!

resurrection, and went into the holy city, 30 And They spit upon him, and wok the and appeared unto many. reed, and smote hiin on the head.

51 Now, when the centurion, and they 31 And after that they ad mocked him, that were with him watching Jesus, saw the they took the robe off from him, and put his earthquake, and those things that were done, own raiment on him, and led him away to they feared greatly, saying, Truly this was crucify him.

the Son of God. 32 And as they came out, they found a 55 And many women were there, behold. inan of Cyrene, Simon by name: 'hin theving afar ofi, uliich followed Jesus from Ga. compelled to bear his cross.

lilee, ministering unto him; 33 [ And when they were come unto a 36 Anong which was Mary Magdelene place called Golgotha, that is to say, A place and Mary ile mother of James and Joses, of a scull,

and the mother of Zebedee's children. 34 They gave trim vinegai to drink min 57 ( When the even was come, there gled with gall: and when he had tasted came a rict, man of Arimathea, named Jothereof, he would not drink.

seph, who also himself was Jesus' disciple. 35 And they crucified hin, and parted bis 58 He went to Pilate, and begged the body garments, casting lots: that it might be tul- of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the body tilled which was spoken by the prophet, They to be delivered. parted my garments among them, and upon 59 And when Joseph had taken the body, my vesture did they cast lots.

he wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, 36 And, sitting down, they watched him 60 And laid it in his owa new tomb, which there;

Se bad hewn out in the rock: and he rolled 37 And set up over his head his accusation a great stone to the door of the sepulchre, written, THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF and departed. THE JEWS.

61 And there was Mary Magdalene, and 38 Then were there two thieves crucified the other Mary, sitting over against the sewith him; one on the right hand, and an- pulchre. other on the left.

62 | Now the next day, that followed the 39 ? And they that passed by reviled him, day of the preparation, ihe chief priests and wagging their heads,

Pharisees came together unto Pilate, 40 And saying, Thou that destroyest the 63 Saying, Sir, we remember that that temple, and buildest it in three days, save deceiver said, while he was yet alive, After thyself. II thou be the Son of God, come three days I will rise again. down from the cross.

64 Command therefore that the sepulchre 41 Likewise also the chief priests, mock- be made sure until the third day, lest his dis; ing him, with the scribes and elders, said, cipies come by night,and steal him away, and 42 He saved others himself he cannot save. say unto the people, He is risen fron the dead, If he be the King of Israel, let him now come so the last error shall be worse than the first down from the cross, and we will believe him. 65 Pilare said unto them, Ye have a watch

43 He trusted in God; let him deliver him go your way, make it as sure as ye can. pow, if he will have him · for he said, I am 66 So they went, and made the sepulchre ibe Son of God

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afraid : go tell my brethren that they go into IN the end of the sabbathulaas it becamera Galilee and

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when they were going, behola, came Mary Magdalene, and the other Ma- some of the watch came into the city, and ry, to see the sepulchre.

shewed unto the chief priests all the things 2 And, behold, there was a great earth- that were done. quake : for the angel of the Lord de 12 And when they were assembled with scended from heaven, and came and rolled the elders, and had taken counsel, they gave back the stone from the door, and sat up- large money unto the soldiers,

13 Saying, Say ye, His disciples came by 3 His countenance was like lightning, and night, and stole him away while we slept. his raiment white as snow :

14 And if this come to the governor's ears, 4 And for fear of him the keepers did we will persuade him, and secure you. shake, and became as dead men.

15 So they took the money, and did as they 5 And the angel answered and said unto were taughi : and this saying is commonly the women, Fear not ye : for I know that reported among the Jews unul this day, ye seek Jesus, wbich was crucified.

16 1 Then the eleven disciples went away 6 He is not here; for he is risen, as he said. into Galilee, into a mountain where Jesus had Come, see the place where the Lord lay: appointed them.

7 And go quickly, and tell his disciples 17 And when they saw him, they worshipthat he is risen from the dead; and, behold, ped him : but some doubted. he goeth before you into Galilee; there shall 18 T And Jesus came and spake unto them, ye see him: lo, I have told you.

saying, All power is given unto me in heaven 8 And they departed quickly from the se- and in earth. pulclire with fear and great joy, and did run Go ye therefore, and teach all natio bring his disciples word.

Dizing them in the name of the Fail 911 And as they went to tell his disciples, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost; Behold, Jesus met them, saying, All bail. 20 Teaching them to observe all things And they came and held him by the feet, and whatsoever I have commanded you : and, worshipped him.

lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end 10 Then said Jesus unto them, Be not lof the world. Amen.


[ The GOSPEL according to Saint MARK.

12 { And immediately the Spirit driveth THE beginning of the gospel of Jesus him into the wilderness. 1 Christ, the Son of God;

13 And he was there in the wilderness forty 2 As it is written in the prophets, Behold, days tempted of Satan; and was with: he wild I send my nessenger before thy face, which beasts: and the angels ministered unto him. shall prepare thy way before thee.

14 1 Now, after that John was put in pri3 The voice of one crying in the wilder- son, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the ness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make gospel of the kingdom of God, bis paths straight.

15 And saying, the time is fulfilled, and 4 John did baptize in the wilderness, and the king om of God is at hand : repent ye, preach the baptism of repentance for the re- and believe the gospel. mission of sins.

16 Now, as he walked hy the sea of Galilee, 5 Aud there went out unto him all the land he saw Simon, and Andrew his brother, casta of Judea, and they of Jerusalem, and were ing a net into the sea : (for they were fishers) all baptized of hiin in the river of Jordan, 17 And Jesus said unto them, Come seal confessing their sins.

Ler me, and I will make you to become lishers 6 And John was clothed with camel's hair, of men. and with a girdle of a skin about his loins ; 18 And straightway they forsook their nelse and he did eat locusts and wild honey ; and followed him.

ĩ And preached, saying, There cometh 19 And when he had gone a little farther one mightier than I after me, the latchet of thence, he saw James the son of Zehedee, whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop down and Jolin his brother, who also were in the and unloose.

ship mending their nets. I indeed have baptized you with water; 20 And straightway he called them: ang but he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost. they left their father Zebedee in the ship

91 And it came to pass in those days, that with the hired servants, and wem alter him Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and 21. And they went into Capernaum ; aud was baptized or John in Jordan.

straightway on the sabbath-day he entered 10 And straightway coming up out of the into the synagogue, and taught. water, he saw the heavens opened, and the 22 And they were astonished at his doeSpirit, like a dove, descending upon him : trine: for he taught them as one that had

11 And there came a voice from heaven, authority, and not as the scrihes. saying, Thou art my beloved Son, in whom 23 1 And there was in their synagogue a

24 Saying, Let us alone ; what have we to places : and they came to bim from every do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth ? arı quarter. shou come to destroy us? I know thee who

CHAP. II. thou art, the Holy One of God.

ND again he entered into Capernaum 25 And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Hold alier sume «lays; and it was noised thar chy peace, and come out of him.

he was in the house. 26 And when the unciean spirit had torn 2 And straightway many were gathered to him, and cried with a loud voice, he came gether, insomuch that there was no room to out of him.

receive them, no, not so much as about the 27 And they were all amazed, insomuch door : and he preached the word unto them. thet they questioned among themselves, say 31 And they come unto him, bringing one ing: What thing is this? what new doctrine is sick of the palsy, which was borne of four. this? for with authority commandeth he even 4 And when they could not come nigh un. the unclean spirits, and they do obey him. to him for the press, they vocovered the roof

28 And immediately his fame spread a- where ne was: and when they had broken broad throughout all the region round about it up, they let down the bed wherein the Galilee.

sick of the palsy lay. 29 And forthwith, when they were come 5 When Jesus saw their faith, he said unout of the synagogue, they entered into the to the sick of the palsy, Son, thy sins le forhouse of Simon and Andrew, with James and given thee. John.

6 But there were certain of the scribes sit. 30 But Simon's wife's inother lay sick of asting there, and reasoning in their hearts, fever; and anon they tell him of her. 7 Why doth this man thus speak blasphe.

31 And he came and took her by the hand, mjes? who can forgive sins but God only? and lified her up; and immediately the fever 3 And immediately when Jesus perceived leli ber, and she ministered unto them. in his spirit that they so reasoned within

321 And at even, when the sun did set, they themselves, he said unto them, Why reason brought unto him all that were diseased, and ye these things in your hearts ? them that were possessed with devils. 9 Whether is it easier to say to the sick of

33 And all the city was gathered together the palsy, Tha sinis be forgiven ince ? cr lo at the door.

say, Arise, and take up thy bed, and walk ? 34 And he healed many that were sick of i0 But that ye may know that the Son of divers diseases, and cast out many devils; man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (he anil suffered not the devils to speak, because saith to the sick of the palsy,) they knew him.

11 I say unto thee, Arise, and take up thy 35 And in the morning, rising up a great bed, and go thy way into thine house. while before day, he went out, and depart 12 And immediately he arose, look up the ed into a solitary place, and there prazed. bed, and went forth before thein all; inso

36 And Simon, and they that were with much that they were all amazed, and glorified bim, followed after him.

God, saying, We never saw it on this fashion. 37 And when they had found bin, they 131 And he went forth again by the seasaid unto him, All men seek for thee. side; and all the multitude resorteil unto him,

38 And he said unto them, Let us go into and he taught them. he next towns, that I may preach there also: 14 And as be passed by, he saw Levi ile Wir therefore came I forth.

son of Alpheus sitting at the receipt of custom, 39 And he preached in their synagogues and said unto him, Follow me. And he arose throughout all Galilee, and cast out devils. and followed bim.

40 ! And there came a leper to him, he 151 A!id it came to pass, that, as Jesus sal seeching him, and kneeling down lo hiin, at meat in his house, many publicans and and saying into him, If thou wili, thou canst sinners sat also together with Jesus and his make ine clean.

disciples : for there were many, and they 41 And Jesus, moved with compassion, put followed him. forth his hand, and touched him, and saitha 16 And when the scribes and Phariscos unto him, I will; be thou clean.

saw him eat with publicans and sinners, they 42 And as soon as he had spoken, imme- said unto his disciples, How is it that he eateth diately the leprosy departed from him, and and drinketh witli publicans and sinners? he was cleansed.

17 When Jesus heard it, l:e saith unto them, 43 And be straitly charged him, and forth- They that are whole have no need of the phywith sent him away;

sician, but they that are sick : I came not to 44 And saiih unto him, See thou say no- call the righteous, but sinners to repentance thing to any man: but go thy way, shew 18 And the disciples of John and of the Pha: thyself to the priest, and offer for thy clean- risees used to fast: and they come and sayun. eing those things which Moses commanded, to him, Why do the disciples of John and of for a testimony unto them.

the Pharisees fast, but thy disciples fast not? 45 But he went out, and began to publish it 19 And Jesus said unto them, Can the chil much, and to blaze abroad the matter, inso- dren ofthe bride-chamber last while the bride such that Jesus could no more openly enter groom is with them? as long as they have the ..to the city, but was without in desert bridegroom with them, they cannot fast.

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