tiles, and shall be mocked, and spitefully entreated,13 and spitted on:

33 And they shall scourge him, and put him to death: and the third day he shall rise again.

34 'And they understood none of these things: and this saying was hid from them, neither knew 14 they the things which were spoken.

35 | And bit came to pass, that as he was come nigh unto Jericho, a certain blind man sat by the way side begging:

36 And hearing the multitude pass by, he asked what it meant.

37 And they told him, that Jesus of Nazareth passeth by

. 38 And he cried, saying, Jesus, thou Son of David, have mercy on me.

39 And they which went before 15 rebuked him, that he should hold his peace : but he cried so much the more, Thou Son of David, have mercy on me.

40 And Jesus stood, and commanded him to be brought unto him: and when he was come near, he asked him,

41 Saying, What wilt thou that I shall do unto thee? And he said,

And he said, Lord, that I may receive my sight.

42 And Jesus said unto him, Receive thy sight : thy "faith hath saved thee. 43 And immediately he received his sight, and 13 abused. Pu.

perceived not. Ma. 15 by. Ham. f MARK, ix. 32: But they understood not that saying, and were afraid to ask him. John, xii. 16: These things understood not his disciples at the first. But when Jesus was glorified, then remembered they that these things were written of him, and that they had done these things unto him.

8 See on MAT. XX. 29.
b LUKE, xvii. 19: Thy faith hath made thee whole.


followed him, 'glorifying God: and all the people, when they saw it, gave praise unto God.

CHAP. XIX. 1 Of Zacchæus a Publican : 11 the ten pieces of money : 28 Christ rideth into Jerusalem with triumph: 41 weepeth over it : 45 driveth the buyers and sellers out of the temple : 47 teaching daily in it, the rulers would have destroyed him, but for fear of the people.

AND Jesus entered and passed through “Jericho.

2 And, behold, there was a man named Zacchæus, which was the chief among the Publicạns, and he was rich.

3 And he sought to see Jesus who he was ; and could not for the press, because he was little of stature.

4 And he ran before, and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him: for he was to


that way.

5 And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up, and saw him, and said unto him, Zacchæus, make haste and come down; for to day I must abide at thy house.

6 And he made haste, and came down, and received him joyfully.

7 And when they saw it, they all murmured, saying, That he was gone to be guest with a man that is a “sinner.

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Luke, v. 26: And they were all amazed, and they glorified God, and were filled with fear, saying, We have seen strange things to day. Acts, iv. 21: So when they had further threatened them, they let them go, finding nothing how they might punish them, because of the people: for all men glorified God for that which was done. do. xi. 18: When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then hath God also to the Gentiles granted repentance unto life. Gal. i. 24: And they glorified God in me.

CHAP. XIX. a See JOSHUA, vi. 26, 1 Kings, xvi. 34. Mat. ix. 11: Why eateth your master with Publicans and

8 And Zacchæus stood, and said unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation,? I restore him fourfold.

9 And Jesus said unto him, This day is salvation come to this house, forsomuch as he 'also is a 'son of Abraham.

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sinners? LUKE, v. 30: But their Scribes and Pharisees murmured against his disciples, saying, Why do ye eat and drink with Publicans and sinners ?

c Mat. iii. 38: Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repent


Ps. xli. 1: Blessed is he that considereth the poor : the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.

e Exod. xx. 15: Thou shalt not steal. do. xxii. 1: If a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and killit, or sell it; he shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep. 1 Sam. xii. 3: Behold, here I am: witness against me before the LORD, and before his anointed; whose ox have I taken? or whose ass have I taken? or whom have I defrauded? whom have I oppressed? or of whose hand have I received any bribe to blind mine eyes therewith ? and I will restore it you. 2 Sam. xii. 6: And he shall restore the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing, and because he had no pity. LUKE, iii. 14: And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Do violence to no man, neither accuse any falsely, and be content with your wages.

fRom. iv. 11, 12, 16: And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith, which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also : And the father of circumcision to them who are not of the circumcision only, but who also walk in the steps of that faith of our father Abraham, which he had being yet uncircumcised. Therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed, not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham ; who is the father of us all. GAL. iii. 7: Know ye therefore that they which are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham.

& LUKE, xiii. 16: Ought not this woman, being a daughter 10 For the "Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was 'lost.

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 himself a kingdom, and to "return.

13 And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy4 till I come.

3 Mina, here translated a pound, is twelve ounces and a half, which, according to five shillings the ounce, is three pound two shillings and sixpence. A. V. 4 buy and sell. Ma. of Abraham, whom Satan hath bound, lo, these eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the sabbath day?

h Mat. x. 6: Go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. do. xv. 24: He answered and said, I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel. do. xviii. 11 : For the Son of man is come to save that which is lost.

Ezek. xxxiv. 16: I will seek that which is lost, and bring again that which was driven away, and will bind up that which was broken, and will strengthen that which was sick; but I will destroy the fat and the strong; I will feed them with judgment. Rom. v. 6: For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.

* Acts, i. 6: Lord, wilt thou at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel? 2 Thes. ii. 2,3: That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand. Let no man deceive you by any means : for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition.

| Mat. xxv. 14: For the kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods. MARK, xiii. 34: For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and

gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch.

m LUKE, xx. 9.

n Acts, i. 11: This same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner, as ye have seen him 14 But his citizens hated him, and sent a message after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us.

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, 5 P 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.

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, saying, Lord, behold, here is thy pound, which I have kept laid up 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

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5 Gr. silver : so ver. 23. A. V. what every one liad done. Co. Ma.

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go into heaven. HEB. ix. 28: Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation.

John, i. 11: He came unto his own, and his own received him not. do. xv. 18: If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me, before it hated you.

PLUKE, xvi. 2: Give an account of thy stewardship.

9 LUKE, xvi. 10: He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.

"2 Sam. i. 16: David said unto him, Thy blood be upon thy head: for thy mouth hath testified against thee, saying, I have slain the LORD's anointed. JOB, xv. 6 : Thine own mouth condemneth thee, and not I: yea, thine own lips testify against

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