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Christ arraigned. S. Matthew. Barabbas released.

6 And the chief priests took on the judgment-seat, his wife the silver pieces, and said, It is sent unto him, saying, Have thou not lawful for to put them into the nothing to do with that just man: treasury, because it is the price for I have suffered many things of blood.

this day in a dream because of 7 And they took counsel, and him. bought with them the potters' 20 But the chief priests and elfield, to bury strangers in. ders persuaded the multitude that

8 Wherefore that field was they should ask Barabbas, and called, The field of blood, unto destroy Jesus. this day.

21 The governor answered, 9 (Then was fulfilled that which and said unto them, Whether of was spoken by Jeremy the pro- the twain will ye that I release unphet, saying, And they took the to you? They said, Barabbas. thirty pieces of silver, the price 22 Pilate saith unto them, What of him that was valued, whom shall I do then with Jesus, which they of the children of Israel did is called Christ? They all say unto value:

him, Let him be crucified. 10 And gave them for the pot- 23 And the governor said, ters' field, as the Lord appointed Why, what evil hath he done? me.)

But they cried out the more, say11 | And Jesus stood before sing, Let him be crucified. the governer; and the governor 24 When Pilate saw that he asked him, saying, Art thou the could prevail nothing, but that King of the Jews ? and Jesus said rather a tumult was made, he unto him, Thou sayest. took water, and washed his hands,

12 And when he was accused before the multitude, saying, I of the chief priests and elders, he am innocent of the blood of this answered nothing,

just person; see ye to it. 13 Then said Pilate unto him, 25 Then answered all the peoHearest thou not how many ple, and said, His blood be on things they witness against thee? us, and on our children.

14 And he answered him to 26 Then released he Barabbas, never a word ; insomuch that the unto them; and, when he had governor marvelled greatly. scourged Jesus, he delivered him

15 | Now at that feast the go-to be crucified. vernor was wont to release unto 27 | Then the soldiers of the the people a prisoner, whom they governor took Jesus into the comwould.

mon hail, and gathered unto him 16 And they had then a nota- the whole band of soldiers. ble prisoner, called Barabbas. 28 And they stripped him, and

17 Therefore, when they were put on him a scarlet robe, gathered together, Pilate said un- 29 And when they had platted to them, Whom will ye that I a crown of thorns, they put it release unto you? Barabbas, or upon his head, and a reed in his Jesus, which is called Christ? right hand; and they bowed the

18 For he knew that for envy knee before him, and mocked they had delivered him. him, saying, Hail, king of the

19 [ When he was set clown Jews!

Christ's crucifixion,

Chap. xxvii.

His death. 30 And they spit upon him, down from the cross, and we and took the reed, and smote him will believe him. on the head.

43 He trusted in God; let him 31 And after that they had deliver him now, if he will have mocked him, they took the robe him : for he said, I am the Son off from him, and put his own of God. raiment on him, and led him 44 The thieves also, which away to crucify him.

were crucified with him, cast the 32 And, as they came out, they same in his teeth. found a man of Cyrene, Simon 45 | Now, from the sixth hour, by name ; him they compelled to there was darkness over all the bear his cross.

land unto the ninth hour. 33 And when they were come 46 And about the ninth hour, unto a place called Golgotha, that Jesus cried with a loud voice, is to say, A place of a scull, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachtha

34 They gave him vinegar to ni? that is to say, My God, my drink, mingled with gall: and, God, why hast thou forsaken when he had tasted thereof, he me? would not drink.

47 Some of them that stood 35 And they crucified him, there, when they heard that, said, and parted his garments, casting This man calleth for Elias. lots; that it might be fulfilled. 48 And straightway one of which was spoken by the pro-them ran, and took a spunge, phet, They parted my garments and filled it with vinegar, and put among them, and upon my ves-lit on a reed, and gave him to ture did they cast lots.

drink. 36 And, sitting down, they 49 The rest said, Let be, let watched him there;

us see whether Elias will come 37 And set up over his head, to save him. his accusation written, THIS IS 50 | Jesus, when he had cried JESUS, THE KING OF THE again with a loud voice, yielded JEWS.

up the ghost. 38 Then were there two thieves 51 And, behold, the vail of the crucified with him, one on the temple was rent in twain, from right hand, and another on the the top to the bottom; and the lett.

earth did quake, and the rocks 39 | And they that passed by rent ; reviled him, wagging their heads, 52 And the graves were open

40 And saying, Thou that de-ed; and many bodies of the saints stroyest the temple, and buildest which slept, arose, it in three days, save thyself. If 53 And came out of the graves thou be the Son of God, come after his resurrection, and went down from the cross.

into the holy city, and appeared 41 Likewise also the chief unto many. priests mocking him, with the 54 Now, when the centurion, scribes and elders, said,

and they that were with him, 42 He saved others; himself watching Jesus, saw the earth he cannot save. If he be the quake, and those things that were King of Israel, let him now come done, they feared greatly, say


upon it.

Christ's burial.

S. Matthew. His resurrection. ing, Truly this was the Son of God. CHAP. XXVIII.

55 And many women were Christ's resurrection. there, beholding afar off, which TN the end of the sabbath, as it followed Jesus from Galilee, began to dawn the ministering unto him :

day of the week, came Mary 56 Among which was Mary Magdalene, and the other Mary, Magdalene, and Mary the mother to see the sepulchre. of James and Joses, and the mo- 2 And, behold, there was a ther of Zebedee's children. great earthquake : for the angel

57 T When the even was come, of the Lord descended from heathere came a rich man of Arima-ven, and came and rolled back thea, named Joseph, who also the stone from the door, and sat himself was Jesus' disciple :

58 He went to Pilate, and beg- 3 His countenance was like ged the body of Jesus. Then lightning, and his raiment white Pilate commanded the body to as snow: be delivered.

4 And for fear of him the keep59 And when Joseph had tak- ers did shake, and became as en the body, he wrapped it in a dead men. clean linen cloth,

5 And the angel answered and 60 And laid it in his own new said unto the women, Fear not tomb, which he had hewn out in ye : for I know that ye seek Jethe rock: and he rolled a great sus, which was crucified. stone to the door of the sepulchre, 6 He is not here ; for he is risand departed.

en, as he said. Come, see the 61 And there was Mary Mag-place where the Lord lay. dalene, and theother Mary, sitting 7 And go quickly, and tell his over against the sepulchre. clisciples, that he is risen from

62 | Now, the next day, that the dead; and, behold, he goeth followed the day of the preparati-before you intoGalilee; there shall on, the chief priests and Phari-ye see him : lo, I have told you. sees came together unto Pilate, 8 And they departed quickly

63 Saying, Sir, we remember from the sepulchre, with fear and that that deceiver said, while he great joy; and did run to bring was yet alive, After three days I his disciples word. will rise again.

99 And, as they went to tell 64 Command, therefore, that the his disciples, behold, Jesus met sepulchre be made sure until the them, saying, All hail. And third day, lest his disciples come they came and held him by the by night and steal him away, and feet, and worshipped him. say unto the people, He is risen 10 Then said Jesus unto them, from the dead : so the last error Be not afraid : go tell my brethshall be worse than the first. ren, that they go into Galilee,

65 Pilate said unto them, Ye and there shall they see me. have a watch; go your way, make 11 | Now, when they were it as sure as ye can.

going, behold, some of the watch 66 So they went, and made the came into the city, and shewed sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, unto the chief priests all the and setting a match.

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The soldiers
Chap. i:

bribed. 12 And when they were assem-, mountain where Jesus had apa bled with the elders, and had pointed them. taken counsel, they gave large 17 And when they saw him, sums of money unto the soldi- they worshipped him? but some ers,

doubted. 13 Saying, Say ye, His disci- 18 TAnd Jesus came and spake ples came by night, and stole him unto them, saying, All power is away while we slept.

given unto me in heaven and in 14 And if this come to the vernor's ears, we will pursuade 19 Go ye, therefore, and teach him, and secure you.

all nations, baptizing them in the 15 So they took the money, name of the Father, and of the and did as they were taught : and Son, and of the Holy Ghost; this saying is commonly report- 20 Teaching them to observe ed among the Jews until this all things whatsoever I have coin : day.

manded you. and, lo, I am with 16 1 Then the eleven disciples you alway, even unto the end of went away into Galilee, into a'the world. Amen.

The Gospel according to S. MARK.

8 I indeed have baptized you
John Baptist's office. with water : but he shall baptize
"HE beginning of the gospel you with the Holy Ghost.
of Jesus Christ, the Son of 9 And it came to pass in those

days, that Jesus came from Na2 As it is written in the pro- zareth of Galilee, and was bapfhets, Behol 1, I send my mes- tized of John in Jordan. senger before thy face, which 10 And straightway, coming shall prepare thy way before thee. up out of the water, he saw the

3 The voice of one crying in heavens opened, and the Spirit, the wilderness, Prepare ye the likeadove, descending upon him way of the Lord, make his paths 11 And there came a voice Straight.

from heaven, saying, Thou art 4 John did baptize in the wil-my beloved Son, in whom I am derness, and preach the baptism well pleased. of repentance for the remission of 12 T And immediately the Spia sins.

Irit driveth him into the wilder: 5 And there went out unto him ness. all the land of Judea, and they of 13 And he was there in the Jerusalem, and were all baptized wilderness forty days tempted of of him in ihe river of Jordan, con- Satan; and was with the wild fessing their sins.

beasts į and the angels ministered 6 And John was clothed with unto him. camel's hair, and with a girdle of 14 1 Now, after that John was a skin about his loins ; and he put in prison, Jesus came into did eat locusts and wild honey; Galilee, preaching the gospel of

7 And preached, saying, There the kingdom of God, cometh one mightier than I after 15 And saying, The time is me, the latchet of whose shoes I fulfilled, and the kingdom of God am not worthy to stoop down and is at hand : repent ye, and be: unloose.

icve the gospel.


Simon's mother
S. Mark.

in-larý cured. 16 I Now, as he walked by the 28 And immediately his fame sea of Galilee, he saw Sinion, and spread abroad throughout all the Andrew his brother, casting a net region round about Galilee. into the sea : (for they were fish- 29 | And forthwith, when they ers.)

were come out of the synagogue, .17 And Jesus said unto them, they entered into the house of SiCome ye after me, and I will mon and Andrew, with James make you to become fishers of and John.

30 But Simon's wife's mother 18 And straightway they for- lay sick of a fever, and anon they sook their nets, and followedilim. tell him of her.

19 And when he had gone a lit- 31 And he came and took her tle farther thence, he saw James by the hand, and lifted her up; the son of Zebedee, and John his and immediately the fever lefther, brother, who also were in the and she ministered unto them. ship mending their nets.

32 | And at even, when thesun 20 And straightway he called did set, they brought unto him all them: and they left their father that were diseased, and them that Zebedee in the ship with the hired were possessed with devils. servants, and went after him. 33 And all the city was gather

21 And they went into Caper- led together at the door. naum; and straightway on the 34 And he healed many, that. sabbath-day, he entered into the were sick of divers diseases, and synagogue, and taught.

cast out many devils; and suffer22 And they were astonished ed not the devils to speak, bcat his doctrine: for he taught cause they knew him. them as one that had authority, 35 9 And in the morning, risand not as the scribes.

ing up a great while before clay, 23 And there was in their he went out, and departed into a synagogue a man with an unclean solitary place, and there prayed. spirit ; and he cried out,

36 And Simon, and they that 24 Saying, Let iis alone : what were with him, followed after have we to do with thee, thou Je- him. sus of Nazareth ? art thou come 37 And when they had found to destroy us? I know thee who him, they said unto him, All men thou art, the Holy One of God. seek for thee.

25 And Jesus rebuked him, 38 And he said unto them, Let saying, Hold thy peace, and come us go into the next towns, that I out of him.

may preach there also : for there. 26 And when the unclean spirit sore came I forth. had torn him, and cried with a 39 And he preached in their loud voice, he came out of him : synagogues throughout all Gali

27 And they were all amazed, lee, and cast out devils. insomuch that they questioned 401 And there came a leper to among themselves, saying, What him, beseeching him, and knee! thing is this? what new doctrine ing down to him, and saying unto is this? for with authority com- him, If thou wilt, thou canst mandeth he even the unclean spi- make me clean. rits, and they do obey hinz. 41 And Jesus, moved with

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