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who love you, what thanks have | mote which is in thine eye;' ye? for sinners, also, love those not considering, that there is a who love them. 33 And if ye beam in thine own eye? Thou do good to those who do good hypocrite! first take the beam to you, what thanks have ye? | out of thine own eye, and then for sinners, also, do the same. thou wilt see clearly to take out 54 And if ; e lend to those from the mote which is in thy browhom ye hope to receive, what ther's eye. thanks have ye? for sinners, 43 “ For there is no good tree also, lend to sinners, that they which bringeth forth corrupt may receive an equal return. 35 fruit; nor a corrupt tree which But love your enemies; and do bringeth forth good fruit. 44 good, and lend, hoping for no- For every tree is known by its thing again; and your reward own fruit: from thorns men do will be great, and ye will be not gather figs, nor from a bramthe sons of the Most High : for ble-bush do they cut grapes. 45 he is kind to the unthankful, A good man, out of the good and to the evil.

treasure of his heart, bringeth 36 « Be ye (therefore] com- forth that which is good; and passionate, as your Father also an evil [man,] out of the evil s compassionate. 37 And judge [treasure of his heart,] bringeth lot, and ye shall not be judged: forth that which is evil : for out condemn not, and ye shall not of the abundance of his heart Je condemned: forgive, and ye (his] mouth speaketh. ihall be forgiven: 38 give, and

46 « And why call ye me t shall be given to you : good Lord, Lord,' and do not the neasure, pressed down, and things which I say? haken together, and running 47 " Whosoever cometh to wer, shall be given into your me, and heareth my words, and ap. For with the same measure doth them, I will show you to vith which ye deal out, it shall whom he is like. 48 He is like ve measured to you again." a man who, in building a house,

39 He spake also a parable to digged deep, and laid the founhem; “Can the blind lead the dation on a rock : and when slind? will they not both fall the flood rose, the stream dashnto a ditch ?

ed with violence upon that 40 “The disciple is not above house, and could not shake it : is teacher: but every one that for it was founded on a rock. s perfected, shall be as his 49 But he that heareth, and eacher.

doth not, is like a man who, 41 “ And why observest thou without laying a foundation, he mote in thy brother's eye, built a house upon the earth; rut perceivest not the beam in against which the stream dashhine own eye? 42 Or how ed with violence, and immedisanst thou say to thy brother; ately it fell : and the ruin of that Brother, let me take out the house was great."

Ch. VII. 1 NOW when he , the day after, that he went into had ended all his discourses, in a city called Nain: and [many the hearing of the people, he of] his disciples went with him, entered into Capernaum. 2 And also a great crowd. 12 Now as a certain centurion's servant, he approached the gate of the who was dear to his master, was city, behold, the people were sick, and ready to die. 3 And carrying out a dead man, the having heard of Jesus, the cen- only son of his mother, and she turion sent to him some elders was a widow: and many people of the Jews, to beseech him that of the city [were] with her. 13 he would come and heal his And when the Lord saw her, he servant. 4 And when they came had compassion on her, and said to Jesus, they entreated him to her, “Weep not." 14 Ther earnestly, saying, “ He is wor advancing, he touched the bier thy, for whom thou wilt do this: (now the bearers stood still ;) 5 for he loveth our nation; and and said, “ Young man, I


to he hath built us a synagogue.”

thee, Arise.” 6 Then Jesus went with them. 15 Then he that had been And when he was now not far dead sat up, and began to speak from the house, the centurion And he delivered him to his sent friends to him, to say to him, mother. 16 And fear seized or "Master, trouble not thyself; all : and they glorified God for I am not worthy that thou saying, “A great prophet is shouldst enter under my roof. risen up among us;" and,“ God 7 Wherefore neither thought hath regarded his people." 17 I myself worthy to come to thee: And this report concerning him, but command by word, and my went forth through all Judea, servant will be cured. 8 For and through all the country even I, who am a man placed round about. under authority, yet having sol. 18 And the disciples of John diers under me, say to this man, told him of all these things. 19 • Go,' and be goeth; and to Then John called unto him another, ‘Come,' and he cometh; two of his disciples, and sem and to my servant, . Do this,'|to Jesus, saying, « Art thou he and he doth it."

that was to come ? or do we 9 And when Jesus heard these look for another ?” 20 And the words, he wondered at him; men, coming to him, said and turning, said to the multi- “ John the Baptist hath sent us tude that followed him, “I as to thee, saying, · Art thou he sure you, I have not found so that was to come ?

or do tre great faith, even in Israel.” 10 look for another ?? ?? And those who were sent, on 21 (Now in that very hour lie returning to the house, found had cured many of diseases the servant who had been sick, and grievous maladies, and of perfectly well.

evil spirits; and to many 11 And it came to pass, on

were blind he had given sight.)


22 Then Jesus answering, are like children sitting in the said to them, “Go and tell John market-place, and calling one what things ye have seen and to another, and saying, We heard; that the blind receive have piped to you, and ye have sight, the lame walk, the lepers not danced: we have mourned are cleansed, the deaf hear, the to you, and ye have not wept. dead are raised, to the poor 33 “ For John the Baptist is glad tidings are proclaimed. 23 come neither eating (bread,] And happy is he, who shall not nor drinking (wine;] and ye say, see cause of offence in me.” • He hath a demon. 34 The

24 And the messengers of Son of man is come eating and John having departed, Jesus be-drinking; and ye say, Behold gan to say to the multitudes a gluttonous man, and a wineconcerning John, “What went bibber, a friend of publicans pe out into the desert to see? and sinners.' 35 And yet wisA reed shaken by the wind ? dom is justified by [all] her But what went ye out to see ? children.” 25 A man clotlied in soft rai 36 And one of the Pharisees nent ? Lo, those that are gor- asked him to eat with him. And reously apparelled, and live entering into the Pharisee's uxuriously, are in palaces. 26 house, he placed himself at But what went ye out to see? meat. 37 And, lo, a woman in

prophet? Yes, I tell you, the city, who had been a sinner, nd much more than a prophet. when she knew that he was at 7 This is he of whom is meat in the Pharisee's house, rritten, Behold, I send my brought an alabaster box of balbessenger before thy face; who sam, 38 and stood behind, at rill prepare thy way before his feet, weeping, and began to lee.' 28 For I tell you, Among wet his feet with tears; and she lose that are born of women, wiped them with the hair of her iere is no greater (prophet] head, and kissed his feet, and lan John (the Baptist :) but the anointed them with the balsam. ast in the reign of God is 39 But the Pharisee, who had reater than he.

invited him, seeing it, spake 29 « And all the people, and within himself, saying, “ This ne publicans, that heard him, man, if he were a prophet, cknowledged the mercy of would have known who, and fod, and were baptized, with what kind of woman this is that le baptism of John. 30 But the toucheth him ; for she is a sin harisees and teachers of the ner." 40 Then Jesus speaking, w have rejected the council of said to him, “Simon, I have od toward them, not having somewhat to say to thee." And een baptized by him. 31 To he said, “ Teacher, say it." 41 hat therefore shall I liken the “ There was a certain creditor ien of this generation ? and to who had two debtors : the one hat are they like? 32 They lowed five hundred denarii, and

the other fifty. 42 [And,] as of God: and the twelve wer they had nothing to pay, he with him ; 2 and certain womer freely forgave them both. (Tell that had been cured of ev me, therefore, Which of them spirits and infirmities; Mar will love him most ?” 43 Then called Magdalene, out of who Simon answering, said, “I sup- were cast seven demons;t pose, that he, to whom he freely and Joanna, the wife of Chuza forgave most." And he said Herod's steward; and Susanna to him, “ Thou hast judged and many other women ; wh rightly.”

ministered to him of their sub 44 And turning to the wo- stance. man, he said to Simon, “ Seest 4 AND when a great multi thou this woman? I entered tude assembled, and inhabitant into thy house: thou gavest me, of every city came togethe no water for my feet: but she unto him, he spake by a parable hath washed my feet with tears, 5 “A sower went out to sou and wiped them with her hair. his seed : and, as he sowed 45 Thou gavest me no kiss : some seed fell by the way-side but she, since the time she en- and it was trodden under foot tered in, hath not ceased to kiss and the fowls of the air devour my feet. 46 Thou didst not ed it. 6 And some fell upon anoint my head with oil: but rock; and when it grew up, i she hath anointed [my feet] withered away, because it had with balsam.47 Wherefore I tell not moisture. 7 And some fel thee, Her sins, which are many, amidst thorns; and the thorn are forgiven;* for she hath loved grew up with it, and choked it much; but he to whom little is 8 And other fell on forgiven, loveth little."

ground, and grew up, and yield 48 Then he said to her, ed fruit a hundred-fold.” A “ Thy sins are forgiven.” 49 he said these things, he criel And those that were at meat out, “ He that hath ears to hear with him began to say, within let him hear.” themselves, 6 Who is this that 9 And his disciples asko even forgiveth sins ?" 50 And him, [saying,] “What may he said to the woman, “ Thy parable be ?" 10 And he said faith hath saved thee: go in " To you it is given to kno peace.”

the mysteries of the reign CH. VIII. 1 And it came to God: but to others I speak pass, afterward, that he journey-parables; so that seeing, the ed through every city and vil. see not, and hearing, they under lage, preaching and proclaim- stand not. 11 Now the parable ing the glad tidings of the reign / is this: The seed is the word


* The remainder of this verse is omitted in the Camb. manuscript.

+ who had been cured of raving insanity. There is no reason to believe that Mary Magd lene had ever been either a gentile, or an immoral person. Lardner, vol. xi. p. 253.


God. 12 Those by the way-side stand without, desiring to see are those who hear the word : thee.” 21 And he answering, but then the impostor cometh, said to them, “ My mother and and taketh away the word out my brethren are those that hear of their hearts, lest they should the word of God, and obey it." believe and be saved. 13 And 22 It also came to pass, on a those on the rock are they, who, certain day, that he went into when they hear, receive the a ship with his disciples, and word with joy ; yet having no said to them, “Let us pass over root, are but temporary believe to the other side of the lake.” ers, and in time of temptation 23 And they launched forth. fall away. 14 And that which But as they sailed, he fell fell

among thorns are they, who, asleep: and a storm of wind having heard, go forth, and are came down on the lake; and choked with anxious cares, and they were filling with water, and riches, and pleasures of this life, were in danger. 24 And they and bring forth no fruit to per- came, and awoke him, saying, fection. 15 But that, in the Master, master, we perish." good ground, are they, who, Then arising, he rebuked the having heard the word, retain wind, and the raging of the wait in an honest and good heart, ter: and they ceased, and there and bring forth fruit with per- was a calm. 25 And he said to

them, “Where is your faith?” 16 “ Now no one, when he And they feared and wondered, hath lighted a lamp, covereth saying one to another, “Who is it with a vessel, or putteth it this ? for he commandeth even under a couch ; but setteth it the winds and the water, and on a light-stand, that those who they obey him.” enter in may see the light. 17 26 And they arrived at the For nothing is hidden, which country of the Gadarenes, which shall not be manifest: nor is is over against Galilee. 27 And any thing secret, which shall when he had gone forth on land, not be known and come abroad. there met him a certain man of 18 Take heed therefore how the city, that had demons a long ye hear: for whosoever hath time, and who wore no clothes, improved, to him shall be given; nor abode in any house, but in and whosoever hath not im- the tornbs. 28 And when he saw proved from him shall be taken [Jesus,] he cried out, and fell even that which he seemeth to down before him, and said with have."

a loud voice, “What hast thou 19 And his mother, and his to do with me, [Jesus] thou son brethren came to him, and could of the most high (God]? I ennot gain access to him because treat thee, torment me not." of the crowd. 20 And

29 (For Jesus had commandtold him by some, who said, ed the impure spirit to come “Thy mother and thy brethren 'out of the man. For it had often


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