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in secret, shall reward thee [openly]. 7 But when ye pray, use not babbling repetitions, like the heathen: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. 8 Be not therefore like them: for your Father knoweth what things ye want before ye ask him.

9" In this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name: 10 thy reign come: thy will be done upon the earth, as it is in heaven: 11 give us today our daily bread: 12 and forgive us our debts, as we also forgive our debtors: 13 and abandon us not to temptation, but preserve us from evil.' 14 For if ye forgive men their offences, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: 15 but if ye forgive not men [their of fences, neither will your Father forgive your offences.

16" Moreover, when ye fast, be not as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I tell you, that they have their reward. 17 But when thou fastest, anoint thy head, and wash thy face; 18 that thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father that is in secret: and thy Father that seeth in secret shall reward thee.

19" Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust consume, and where thieves break through and steal 20 but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust

consumeth, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: 21 for where your treasure is, there will also be your heart.

22" The lamp of the body is the eye if therefore thine eye be clear, thy whole body will be enlightened. 23 But if thine eye be dim, thy whole body will

be in darkness. If therefore darkness, how great must be that the light which is in thee be


24"No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and Riches. 25 Wherefore I say unto you, Take no anxious thought for your life, what ye shall eat, [or what ye shall drink;] nor for your body, with what ye shall be clothed. Is not the life a greater gift than food; and the body than raiment? 26 Observe the fowls of heaven; that they neither sow, nor reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are not ye much better than they? 27 Now which of you, by taking anxious thought, can add one cubit to his stature? 28 And why take ye anxious thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither labour nor spin: 29 yet I tell you, that not even Solomon in all his glory was arrayed like one of these. 30 Now if God so clothe the herb of the field, which flourisheth to-day, and to-morrow will be cast into a

furnace; will he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith 31" Wherefore take no anxious thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, What shall we put on? 32 (for after all these things the gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things. 33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and the righteousness required by him; and all these things shall be added unto you. 34 Take therefore no anxious thought about the morrow: for the morrow will take anxious thought for [the things of] itself. Sufficient to the day is its own trouble.

CH. VII. 1 "Judge not that ye be not judged. 2 For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged; and with what measure ye deal out, it shall be measured to you. 3 And why observest thou the mote in thy brother's eye, but art insensible of the beam in thine own eye? 4 Or how darest thou say to thy brother, 'Let me take the mote out of thine eye,' and, lo, a beam is in thine own eye? 5 Thou hypocrite, first take the beam out of thine own eye; then thou wilt see clearly to take the mote out of thy brother's eye.

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knock, and it shall be opened unto you: 8 for whosoever asketh, receiveth; whosoever seeketh, findeth; and to him` that knocketh it shall be opened. 9 Is there any man among you, who, if his son shall ask bread will he give him a stone? 10 or if he shall ask a fish will he give him a serpent? 11 If ye therefore, being evil, know how to give good things to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to them that ask him? 12 All things therefore whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them; for this is the law and the prophets.

13 "Enter in through the strait gate; for wide is the gate, and broad is the way which leadeth to perdition, and there are many who enter in by it. 14 But how strait is the gate, and leadeth to life; and how few how narrow is the way which there are who find it!

15" Beware of false prophets, who come to you in garments of sheep, while inwardly they are ravenous wolves. 16 By their fruits ye shall know them. Are grapes gathered from thorns; or figs from thistles? 17 In like manner every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth bad fruit. 18 A good tree cannot bring forth bad fruit; nor a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. 19 Every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit, is hewn down and cast into the fire. 20


Wherefore by their fruits ye | if thou wilt, thou canst cleanse shall know them. me." 3 And Jesus stretching forth his hand, touched him, saying, " I will; be thou cleansed." And immediately his le prosy was cleansed. 4 Then Jesus said to him, "See thou tell no one; but go show thyself to the priest, and offer the gift which Moses commanded; for a testimony to them."

21" Not every one that saith to me, Lord, Lord,' shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doth the will of my Father in heaven; 22 Many will say to me in that day; Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name cast out demons? and in thy name done many wonderful 5 HAVING entered into Caper works? 23. And then I will de- naum, a centurion came to him, clare to them, 'I never knew beseeching him, 6 and saying, you: depart from me, ye that" Sir, my servant lieth at home work iniquity.' sick of the palsy, greatly afflict 24 "Whosoever therefore ed." 7 And Jesus said to him, heareth these words of mine," I will come and cure him." and doth them, I will compare 8 Then the centurion answerhim to a wise man, who built ing said, "Sir, I am not worthy his house upon a rock: 25 and that thou shouldest enter under the rain descended, and the my roof: but only command by rivers overflowed and the winds word, and my servant will be blew, and beat upon that house, healed. 9 For I also, though a



28 AND it came to pass when Jesus had ended these words, that the people were amazed at his teaching: 29 for he taught them as having authority; and not as the Scribes.

yet it fell not for it was found-man under authority, yet having ed on a rock. 26 And whosoever soldiers under me, say to this heareth these words of mine, Go,' and he goeth, and to ano and doth them not, shall be ther, Come," and he cometh compared to a foolish man, who and to my servant, Do this, built his house on the sand: 27 and he doth it." 10 Now Jesus and the rain descended, and the hearing this, wondered, and said rivers overflowed, and the winds to those who followed, "Verily, blew, and beat upon that house; I tell you, that not even in Israel and it fell, and the fall of it was have I found so great faith. 11 great." And I assure you, that many shall come from the east and the west, and shall place themselves at table with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven: 12 but the sons of the kingdom shall be thrust out into darkness: there shall be weeping, and gnashing of teeth." 13 And Jesus said to the centurion, "Go; and according as thou hast believed, so be it done

CH. VIII. 1 NOW, when Jesus came down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him 2 And, behold a leper came and did him obeisance, saying, "Sir,

to thee." And his servant was rebuked the winds and the sea: and there was a great calm. 27 And the men wondered saying, "What personage is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!"

28 AND when he was come to the other side, into the country of the Gergesenes, there met him two demoniacs, coming out of the tombs very fierce, so that no one could pass along by that way. 29 And, lo, they cried out, saying, "What hast thou to do with us, thou Son of God? Art thou come hither to torment us before the time?" 30 Now there was at some distance from them a herd of many swine feeding. 31 So the demons besought him saying, "If thou cast us out, send us into the herd of swine." 32 And he said to them, "Go.” And when they were come out, they went into the swine: and, lo, the whole herd ran violently down a precipice into the sea, and perished in the waters. 33 And the herdsmen fled, and went away into the city, and reported all this; and what had happened to the demoniacs. 34 And, lo, the whole city came out to meet Jesus; and having seen him, they besought him to depart out of their territory.

23 AND when he had gone into a ship, his disciples followed him. 24 And, lo, a great tempest arose in the sea, so that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep. 25 And his disci

CH. IX. 1 AND having gone into [the] ship, he passed over, and came to his own city. 2 And, lo, there was brought to ples came and awoke him, say-him a paralytic, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith, said to the paralytic, "Son, take courage; thy sins are forgiven thee." 3 Whereupon some of

healed in that very hour.

14 AND Jesus coming into Peter's house, saw his wife's mother lying sick of a fever. 15 And having touched her hand, the fever left her: and she arose, and ministered unto them.



16 Now when evening was come, they brought to him mademoniacs and he expelled the spirits with a word, and cured all the sick: 17 Thus verifying the saying of the prophet Isaiah," He took away our infirmities, and removed our diseases."

18 BUT Jesus seeing great multitudes about him, gave orders to depart to the opposite shore. 19 And a certain scribe coming, said to him, " Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest." 20 And Jesus said to him, "The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have places of shelter: but the Son of man hath not where to rest his head." 21 And another of his disciples said to him, "Sir, suffer me first to go and bury my father." 22 But Jesus said to him, "Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead."

ing," Master, save us: we perish." 26 And he said to them, "Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith?" Then he arose and


the Scribes said within them- | groom mourn, as long as tne selves, "This man blasphem- bridegroom is with them? But eth." 4 But Jesus perceiving the days will come when the their thoughts, said, "Why bridegroom shall be taken from think ye evil in your hearts? them; and then they will fast. 5 For which is easier? to say, 16 Now no one putteth a piece Thy sins are forgiven thee?" of undressed cloth upon an old or to say, Arise and walk?' 6 garment: for the piece which But that ye may know that the filleth it up taketh from the garSon of man hath power on earth ment and a worse rent is made. to forgive sins," (then he said 17 Nor do men put new wine to the paralytic,) Arise, take into old leathern bottles: otherup thy bed, and go home." wise, the bottles burst, and the Accordingly he arose, and went wine is spilled, and the bottles to his house. 8 And the mul- are destroyed: but new wine is titudes seeing this, wondered, put into new bottles, and both and glorified God, who had giv- are preserved together." en such power to men.



9 AND Jesus going on from thence, saw a man named Matthew, sitting at the toll-office; and said to him, "Follow me." And he arose and followed him.


10 And it came to pass while Jesus was at meat in the house, behold, many publicans and sinners came and placed themselves with him and his disciples. 11 And the Pharisees observing it, said to his disciples, Why eateth your Master with publicans and ners?" 12 But Jesus hearing it, said [to them], "The whole need not a physician, but the sick. 13 But go ye, learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy and not sacrifice: for I come not to call righteous men, but sinners."

18 WHILE he spake these things to them, lo, a certain ruler came and did him obeisance, saying, "My daughter is by this time dead but come and lay thy hand upon her, and she will revive. 19 And Jesus arose, and followed him, with his disciples. 20 (And, lo, a woman, who had been diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the tuft of his mantle: 21 for she said within herself, sin-"If I may but touch his mantle, I shall be restored." 22 But Jesus turned about, and observe ing her, he said, "Take cou rage, daughter; thy faith hath cured thee." And the woman was well from that hour.) 23 And Jesus coming into the ru ler's house, and perceiving the musicians and the crowd making a noise, 24 said to them, "Withdraw: for the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth." And they derided him. 25 But when the people were put out, he enter

14 THEN the disciples of John came to him, saying, "Why do we and the Pharisees fast much, but thy disciples fast not?" 15 And Jesus said to them, "Can the companions of the bride- I

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