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A o 1. Luk iv. Mar. i. 12. Ghost, returned from Jordan, and

was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, Luke iv. *d and he was there in the wilderness forty 13. Mar. i. 2, 3, 4. 9, days tempted of Satan, * and when he 2. Mat. iv, 10, 11, 12, had fafted forty days and forty nights,

he was afterwards an hungred. And 3.
when the tempter came to him, he said,
if thou be the Son of God, command that
ihese stones be male bread. But he an- 4. Mat. iv,
swered and said, it is written (Deut.
viii. 3.] Man shall not live by bread a-
lone, but by every word that proceedeth
out of the mouth of God,

Then the devil * bringeth him to Jerufa. s.
lem, the holy city, and setteth him on a
pinnacle of the temple, and faith unto
him, If thou be the son of God cast thy 9. Luk, iv.
felf down: for it is written (Psal. xci. 2.] s. Mat. iv,
mall give his Angels charge concern-
ing thee, and in their hands they shall
bear thee up, left at any time thou dash
thy foot against a stone,

Jesus said unto him, It is written again 7. [Deut. vi. 6.] Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

Again the devil taketh him up into an 8. exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the Kingdoms of the world, and

the glory of them * in a moment of time, 5, 6. Luke iv. Mar. iv.9, and the devil said unto him, ' All this 1o, II.


Mat. iv.



Wilderness. power will I give thee, and the glory of Anno

ihem, for that is delivered unto me, and cat: 30.

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to whomsoever I will, I give it, If thou

therefore wilt, * fall down and worship Luke iv. 7. me * all shall be thine.

And Jesus answered and said unto him, get thee behind me, Satan : for it is written, [Deut. X. 20.] Thou shalt wor

Ship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt Luke iv. 13.

thou serve. And when the devil had end

ed all the temptation, he departed from Mar. i.

him for a season. And [Jesus] was 13.

with the wild beasts, and behold Angels Mar. iv. 11. came and ministred unto him.

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Word was God. The fame was in the
3. beginning with God; all things were made

by him, and without him was not any
thing made, that was made, In him
was life, and the life was the light of
men. And the light shineth in darkness,

and the darkness comprehended it not.
6. There was a man fent from God whose
7. name was John. The same came for a

witness, to bear witness of the Light, that
3. all men through him might believe. He

was not that Light, but was sent to
bear witness of that Light. That was
the true Light, which lightech every



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Anno man that cometh into the world. He Wilderness. #cat. 30. was in the world, and the world was Joha i. Minist. 1.

made by him, and the world knew him
not. He came unto his own, and his own 11.
received him not. But as many as recei- 12.
ved him, to them gave he power to be-
come the sons of God, even to them that
believe on his name: which were born

not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh,
nor of the will of man, but of God.
And the word was made flesh, and dwelt

amongst us (and we beheld his glory, the
glory as of the only begotten of the Fa.
ther) full of grace and truth. John bare 15.
witness of him, and cried, saying, This
was he of whom I fpake; He that com-
eth after me, is preferred before me; for
he was before me. And of his fulness 16.
have all we received, and grace


For the Law was given by Moses, but 17.
grace and truth came by Jefus Christ.
No man hath seen God at any time; the 18.
only begotten Son, which is in the bo-
som of the Father, he hath declared him.
And this is the record of John, when the
Jews fent Priests and Levites from Jeru-
lalem to ask him, who art thou? * And

15. Luk. iiie
as the people were in expectation, and
all men mused in their hearts of John,
whether he were the Christ or not ; * He 20. John i.
confessed and denied not : but confessed
I am not the Christ. And they asked him 21.
what then? Art thou Elias? And he
faith, I am not. Art thou that Prophet?
and he answered, no. Then said they un-22.
to him, who art thou ? that we may



Mar. i.


John i. 23. give an answer to them that sent us: Anno

what sayest thou of thy felf? He said, 1 car. 30. am the voice of one crying in the wilder. Minift. 1. nefs, make

straight the way of the Lord, 24. as faid the Prophet Efaias (xi. 3.] And

they which were sent, were of the Pha25. risees. And they asked him, and said un

to him, why baprizest thou then, if thou

be not that Chrift, nor Elias, neither Luke iii. 16. that Prophet? *: John answered, saying . Mat. iii. Mat. iii. 11. unto them all, I indeed baptize you with 11. John i. 26. water

26. water * unto repentance, * but there Mar. .. 8.

ftandeth one among you whom ye know John i. 26.

27. not "He it is who coming after me is pre. Mat. iii. Mat. ji. 11. ferred before * [and] is mightier 7. than I, * the latchet of whose shoes I

Mar. i. 7.

Luke iii. 16. not worthy to stoop down and unloose : Luk. iii. 16. * he shall baptize you with the Holy

17. Ghost and with fire, whose fan is in his . Mar. iii,

band, and he will throughly purge his 12.
floor, and will gather the wheat into his

garner, but the chaff he wil burn with
18. fire unguenchable. And many other

things in his exhortation preached he un

to the people.
Bethabara. *These things were done in Bethabarą,

beyond Jordan, where John was bapti-

* The next day John seeth Jesus coming.
unto him, and faith, Behold the Lamb of

God, which taketh away the fin of the 30. world. This is he of whom I said, af:

ter me cometh a man, which is preferred 31. before me : for he was before me. And I

knew him not : but that he should be pade manifest 10 Ifrael, therefore am !






come baptizing with water. And John Joha i. Æcat. 306 bare record, saying, I saw the Spirit def- 32. Minist. 1.

cending from beaven like a dove, and it
abode with him. And I knew him not : 33.
but he that fent me to baprize with wa-
ter the same said unto me, upon whom
Thou shalt see the Spirit descending and
remaining on him, the same is he which
baptizeth with the Holy Ghoft. And I 34.
Saw, and bare record that this is the son
of God.
Again the next day after, John stood

and two of his Disciples; and looking 36.
upon Jesus as he walked, he faith behold
the Lamb of God.

Jesus first known to Andrew and Péter.


HE two disciples that heard (Fohn] 37.

speak followed Jesus. Then Jesus 48.
turned and saw them following, and
faith unto them, what seek ye? They
faid unto him, Rabbi, (which is to fay,
being interpreted, Master) where dwel,
lejt ihou? He faith úto them, come 39.
and see. They cime and saw where he
dwelt, and abode with him that day:
for it was about the (a) tenth hour. 11.5

One of the two which heard John 40.
Speak, and followed him, was 'Andrew
Simon Peter's brother. He first findeth 41.
his own brother Simon; and faith unto
him, we have found the Merah, which

(a) Tenth hour char is abouç four in the afternoon.


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