24 Another “parable put he forth unto them, ying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a in which sowed good seed in his field : 25 But while men slept, his enemy came and wed tares 6among the wheat, and went his way. 26 But when the blade was sprung up, and ought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also. 27 So? the servants of the householder8 came d said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good d in thy field ? from whence then hath it tares? 28 He said unto them, An enemy hath done 3. The servants said unto him, Wilt thou then t we go and gather them up? 29 But he said, "Nay; lest while ye gather up tares, ye root up also the wheat with them. 0 Let both grow together until the harvest : I in the time of harvest I will say to the pers, Gather ye together first the tares, and d them in bundles 9 to burn them : but gather wheat into


barn. ickle weeds. Rh. Pu. Ham. 7 then. Whit. & proprietor of the 2. Dod. 9 sheaves. Co. Ma. Cr. Ud. st, unto the praise and glory of God. 2 Pet. i. 5-8: ig all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue ledge; and to knowledge temperance; and to temperance nce; and to patience godliness; and to godliness brotherly hess; and to brotherly kindness charity. Forif these things you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither arren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus it. A. xxviii. 10, 13: For precept must be upon precept, pt upon precept; line upon line, line upon line, here a and there a little: But the word of the LORD was unto precept upon precept, precept upon precept ; line upon line upon line; here a little and there a little. Thes. v. 14: Comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak. TIM. v. 24: Some men's sins are open beforehand, going

to judgment, and some men they follow after. AL. iv. 1: For, behold, the day cometh that shall burn as en; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, sball

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31 | Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, 'The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, io which a man took, and sowed in his field :

32 Which indeed is the least of all seeds : but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs, and becometh a stree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in the branches thereof.

33 | "Another parable spake he unto them; The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, which

a corn of Senevey. Wi. be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up,

saith the Lord of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

e MAT, iii. 12. LUKE, iii. 17: Whose fan in his hand, and he will thoroughly purge his floor, and will gather the wheat into his garner ; but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.

* Isa. ii. 2, 3: And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the Lord's house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills;

and all nations shall flow unto it. And many people shall go

and ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths : for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem. Mic. iv. 1: In the last days it shall come to pass, that the mountain of the house of the LORD shall be established in the top of the mountains, and it shall be exalted above the hills, and people shall flow unto it. MARK, iv. 30: Whereunto shall we liken the kingdom of God. Luke, xiii. 18, 19: Then said he, Unto what is the kingdom of God like? and whereunto shall I resemble it? It is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took and cast into his garden, and it grew and waxed a great tree; and the fowls of the air lodged in the branches

& Ezek. xvii. 23 : In the mountain of the height of Israel will I plant it, and it shall bring forth boughs and bear fruit, and be a goodly cedar: and under it shallodwell all fowl of every wing, in the shadow of the branches thereof shall they LUKE, xiï. 20 : And again he said, Whereunto shall I liken

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woman took, and hid " in three measures 12 of
eal, till the whole was leavened.
34 All these things spake Jesus unto the mul-
ude in 'parables ; and without a parable spake
not unto them :
35 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken
the prophet, saying, "I will open my mouth
parables ; 'I will utter things which have been
pt secret from the foundation 13 of the world.
36 Then Jesus sent the multitude away, and
nt into the house : and his disciples came unto
1, saying, Declare unto us the parable of the
es of the field.
37 He answered and said unto them, He that
veth the good seed is the Son of man;
8 The field is the world; the good seed are


covered up. We. 12 The word in the Greek is a measure containabout a peck and a half, wanting little more than a pint. A. V. ginning. Co. Ma. Ud.

IARK, iv. 33, 34: And with many such parables spake he
vord unto them, as they were able to hear it. But without
rable spake he not unto them: And when they were alone,
spounded all things to his disciples.
s. lxxviii. 2: I will open my mouth in a parable: I will
dark sayings of old.
uke, x. 24 : For I tell you, that many prophets and kings
desired to see those things which ye see, and have not
them; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have
heard them. Rom. xvi. 25, 26: Now to him that is of
r to stablish you according to my gospel, and the preach-
f Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery,

was kept secret since the world began, but now is
manifest, and by the scriptures of the prophets, accord-
5 the commandment of the everlasting God, made known
nations for the obedience of faith. I Cor. ii. 7: But we
the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom,
2 God ordained before the world unto our glory. Col. i.
iven the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from
ations, but now is made manifest to his saints.
IAT. xxiv. 14: And this gospel of the kingdom shall be
hed in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and

the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one ;

39 The ekmy that sowed them is the devil; che tarvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels

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su Rex. I. is: But I say, Hare they not heard? lis Ried went into all the earth, and their words We å we Collo: Which is come unto en wanti: snu bringeth forth fruit, as it doth Lara

Crvedari otit, and knew the grace of

Re: ingut enmity between thee and the woman, i asteti i har seed: it shall bruise thy head, en die als heel. Joux, riii. H: Ye are of your

ishe lists of rour father re will do. Acts, politici nil subtiery and all mischief, thou (Elimas]

huile Jonx, i. s: He that committeth sin is of Jori. m. 13: Put ve in the sickle, for the harvest is ripe. Ker vir. lam 19: And another angel came out of the temple, my with a sud voice to him that sat on the cloud, Thrust

SÅ Scie, and reap: for the time is come for thee to reap; ishte harrof the earth is ripe. And he that sat on the ei thrust in his sickle on the earth, and the earth was papuri Ami anether angel came out of the temple which is in hesien, he also having a sharp sickle. And another angel came one rinun cixe altar, which had power over fire ; ånd cried with

londerr to him that had the sharp sickle, saying, Thrust in thy sharp sickle, and gather the clusters of the vine of the earth; for her grapes are fully ripe. And the angel thrust in his sickle into the earth, and gathered the vine of the earth, and cast it into the great wine-press of the wrath of God.

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42 And shall cast them into a furnace of fire :
ere shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.
43 Then shall the righteous ‘shine forth as the
a in the kingdom of their Father. Who hath
urs to hear, let him hear.
14 | Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto
15 scandals. Rh. Ham. A. V. things that cause offences. Wh.
MAT. xviii. 7: Woe unto the world because of offences ! for
just needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by
m the offence cometh! 2 Pet. i. 1, 2: But there were
2 prophets also among the people, even as there shall be
2 teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damn-
heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and
g upon themselves swift destruction. And many shall fol-
their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth
I be evil spoken of.
Mar. iii. 12: He will burn up the chaff with unquenchable

Rev. xix. 20: And the beast was taken, and with him the prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he ived them that had received the mark of the beast, and 1 that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive a lake of fire burning with brimstone. do. xx. 10: And the

that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and stone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall ormented day and night for ever and ever. See on Mat. viii. 12. DAN. xii. 3 : They that be wise shall shine as the brightof the firmament, and they that turn many to righteousas the stars for ever and ever. WISD. iii. 7: In the time eir visitation they shall shine, and run to and fro like sparks ag the stubble. 1 Cor. xv. 41-43, 49: There is one glory e sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of tars; for one star differeth from another star in glory. So is the resurrection of the dead. It is sown in corruption; raised in incorruption: it is sown in dishonour; it is raised ory: it is sown in weakness; it is raised in power. And e have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the e of the heavenly. See ver. 9.

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