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to him, "Grant us that we may sit, one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left hand, in thy glory." 38 But Jesus said to them, "Ye know not what ye ask can ye drink of the cup of which I am to drink? and be baptized with the baptism with which I am to be baptized?" 39 And they said to him, "We can." And Jesus said to them, "Ye will drink indeed of the cup of which I am to drink; and will be baptized with the baptism with which I am to be baptized: 40 but, to sit on my right hand, and on my left hand, is not mine to give, except to those for whom it is prepared."

reth, he began to cry out, and to say, "Jesus, thou son of David, have pity on me." 48 And many rebuked him, that he might be silent: but he cried out much louder, "Thou son of David, have pity on me."

49 And Jesus stopping, or dered him to be called: and they called the blind man, say. ing to him, "Be encouraged, rise; he calleth thee." 50 And casting away his mantle, he rose up, and went to Jesus. 51 And Jesus speaking, said to him, "What dost thou wish me to do for thee?" Then the blind man said to him, "Master, that I may receive my sight." 52 And Jesus said to him, "Go: thy faith hath restored thee." And immediately, he received his sight, and followed him on the road.

41 And the ten hearing this, began to be moved with indignation against James and John. 42 But Jesus, having called them together, said to them, "Ye know that those who rule over the gentiles have dominion over them; and their great ones exercise authority upon them. 43 But it shall not be so among you but whosoever desireth to be great among you, must be your servant: 44 and whosoever of you, desireth to be chief, must be the slave of all. 45 For even the Son of man came not to be served, but to serve; and to give his life a ransom for many.

CH. XI. 1 AND when they drew near to Jerusalem, being come as far as Bethphage, and Bethany, near the mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, and said to them, 2" Go into the town, over-against you: and immediately as ye enter into it, ye will find a colt tied, whereon no man ever sat: loose it, and bring it to me. S And if any one say to you, Why do ye this?" say, • The Master hath need of it:' and immediately, he will send it hi46 AND they came to Jericho: ther." 4 And they went away, and on his going out of Jericho, and found a colt, tied by a door, with his disciples, and a great without, in a place where two crowd, blind Bartimeus, (that roads met; and they loosed it is, the son of Timeus,) sat by 5 And some of those who the road, begging. 47 And hear-stood there, said to them ing that it was Jesus of Naza-"What do ye, loosing the colt?"

6 And they, having answered = as Jesus had commanded them, Ewere allowed to take it. 7 And they brought the colt to Jesus, and cast their mantles on it: and he sat thereon. 8 And many spread their mantles in the road: and others cut down boughs from the trees, and strewed them in the road.

9 And those who went before, and those who followed, shouted, [saying,]" Hosanna : Blessed be he who cometh in the name of the Lord. 10 Happy be the approaching reign of our father David: Hosanna in the highest." 11 And [Jesus] entered into Jerusalem, [even] into the temple: and having surveyed all things round about, it being late, he departed, with the twelve, to Bethany.


taught them, saying, "Is it not written, My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations?' but ye have made it a den of robbers." 18 And the scribes and the chief-priests heard it, and sought how they might destroy him: for they feared him, because all the multitude was amazed at his doctrine. 19 And when evening was come, he went out of the city.


12 AND on the morrow, on their coming from Bethany, he was hungry. 13 And seeing a fig-tree at a distance, full of leaves, he went to see if he could find any fruit on it, (for the season for the gathering of figs was not come,) but on coming to it, he found nothing but leaves. 14 Whereupon he said to it; "Henceforth let no one eat fruit of thee to the age." And his disciples heard it.

20 And in the morning, as they passed by, they saw the fig-tree withered away from the roots. 21 Whereupon Peter recollecting, said to him, "Master, behold the fig-tree, which thou hast devoted, already withered." 22 And Jesus answering, said to them, "Have faith in God. 23 For verily I tell you, Whosoever shall say to this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea;' and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that what he saith will come to pass; he shall have [whatsoever he saith;] 24 for which reason, I tell you, All things whatsoever ye ask when ye pray,believe that ye will receive them, and ye shall have them. 25 And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have



15 AND they came to Jeru-aught against any: Then also salem and going into the your Father in heaven, will fortemple, he gan to drive out give you your trespasses. 26 those who sold and bought in But if ye do not forgive, the temple: and he overthrew neither will your Father the tables of the money-chang- heaven, forgive your trespasses. ers, and the seats of those who 27 AND they again came to sold doves; 16 and would not Jerusalem: and as he was suffer any one to carry a vessel walking in the temple, there through the temple. 17 He also came to him, the chief-priests,

and the scribes, and the elders; 28 and said to him, "By what authority dost thou these things? and who gave thee this authority, to do these things?" 29 And Jesus answering, said to them, "I will also ask you one question; now answer me, and I will tell you by what authority I do these things. 30 'Was the baptism of John from heaven, or from men?' answer me."

31 And they reasoned amongst themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven;' he will say, 'Why then did ye not believe him? 32 But if we say, 'From men; they feared the people: for all men accounted John to be a prophet indeed. 33 And they answering, said to Jesus, "We cannot tell." And Jesus answering, said to them, "Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things."

CH. XII. 1 And he commenced talking to them in parables, "A certain man planted a vineyard, and put a hedge about it, and digged a wine-vat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen; and went into another country. 2 And, at the season, he sent to the husbandmen a servant, that he might receive from the husbandmen of the fruit of the vineyard. But they seized him, beat him, and sent him away empty. 4 And again, he sent to them another servant and [by casting stones,] they wounded him in the head, and sent him away shamefully treated. 5 And he sent another; and him they


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They will reverence my son." 7 But those husbandmen said amongst themselves, This is the heir; come, let us kill him, and the inheritance will be ours.' 8 So they laid hold on him, and having thrust him out of the vineyard, they killed him. 9 What, therefore, will the owner of the vineyard do? he will come and destroy the husbandmen, and will give the vineyard to others.

10" Have ye not read this scripture? The stone which the builders rejected, is become the head of the corner. 11 This is the Lord's doing; and it is marvellous in our eyes." 12 And they sought to apprehend him, (but feared the multitude ;) for they knew that he had spoken the parable against them: and leaving him, they went away.

13 THEN they sent to him some of the Pharisees, and of the Herodians, to catch him in discourse. 14 And having come, they said to him, "Teacher, we know that thou art true, and carest not for any one: for thou regardest not the persons of men, but teachest the way God truly: Is it lawful to give tribute to Cesar, or not? shall we give, or shall we not give?"


15 But he, knowing their hypocrisy, said to them "Why do ye try me? bring me a denarius, that I may see it." 16

him, saying, 'I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob?' 27 He is not the God of the dead, but of the living. Ye therefore greatly err."

28 Then one of the scribes approached, and, having heard them reasoning together, and 18 Then the Sadducees came perceiving that he had answerto him, who say that there is ed them well, asked him, no resurrection; and they ask-" Which is the first commanded him, saying, 19 "Teacher, ment of all?" 29 And Jesus anMoses hath written to us: If swered him, "The first coma man's brother die, and leave mandment of all is, 'Hear, O behind a wife, but leave no Israel; The Lord is our God: children, that his brother should the Lord is one: 30 and thou take his wife, and raise up off-shalt love the Lord thy God spring to his brother.' 20 Now with all thy heart, and with all there were seven brethren : and thy soul, and with all thy mind, the first took a wife, and, dying, and with all thy strength.' This left no offspring. 21 And the is the first commandment. 31 second took her, and died, And the second is like it, neither left he any offspring: Thou shalt love thy neigh


ner: so the seven had her, and left no offspring: last of all the woman also died.

22 and the third in like man-bour as thyself.' There is none other commandment greater than these."

23"In the resurrection,[therefore,] when they shall arise from the dead, whose wife of them will she be? for the seven had her as their wife." 24 Then Jesus answering, said to them, "Do ye not, err concerning this matter, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God? 25 For when they shall arise from the dead, there will be neither marrying, nor giving in marriage: but they will be as the angels in heaven.

And they brought it: and he said to them, "Whose is this image and inscription?" And they said to him, "Cesar's." 17 And Jesus answering, said to them, "Render to Cesar, the things of Cesar, and to God, the things of God." And they wondered at him.

26"But concerning the dead, that they shall rise, have ye not read in the book of Moses, how, at the bush, God spake to

32 And the scribe said to him, "In truth, Master, thou hast said well for there is one; and there is none other but he: 33 and to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices." 34 And Jesus observing how discreetly he answered, said to him, "Thou art not far from the kingdom of God." And no one, after that, durst interrogate him.


35 Then, as Jesus was teachin the temple, he asked

them, "How say the scribes | "Seest thou these great buildings? there will not be left one stone upon another, which will not be thrown down."

3 And as he was sitting upon the mount of Olives, overagainst the temple, Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, asked him privately, 4 "Tell us, when will these things be? and what will be the sign, when all these things are about to be accomplished? 5 And Jesus answering them, began to say, "Take heed that no one deceive you: 6 For many will come in my name, saying, 'I am the person;' and will deceive many.

7 "But when ye shall hear of

that Christ is the son of David? 36 For David himself, speaking by a holy spirit, said, Jehovah said to my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, till I make thine enemies thy footstool.' 37 David [therefore] himself, calleth him Lord: how is he then his son ?" And the common people heard him gladly.

38 Then he said to them, in his teaching, "Beware of the scribes, who like to walk in robes, 39 and love salutations in the market-places, and the chief seats in the synagogues, and the chief places at feasts: 40 who devour widows' houses,

ers: these will receive a greater punishment."

and for a show make long pray-wars, and rumours of wars, be not troubled: for these things must come to pass; but the end will not be yet. 8 For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there will be earthquakes in many places, and there will be famines [and tumults.] 9 These things are the beginnings of sorrows. But take ye heed to yourselves; for they will deliver you up to councils; and ye will be beaten in the synagogues, and ye will be brought before rulers and kings for my sake; for a testimony to them.

41 AND Jesus sat over against the treasury, and beheld how the multitude cast money into the treasury and many who were rich put in much. 42 And a certain [poor] widow came, and put in two mites, which make a farthing. 43 And having called his disciples, he said to them, "Verily I tell you, that this poor widow hath put in more than all who have put into the treasury: 44 for all they have contributed out of their abundance: but she out of her poverty hath given all that she had, even her whole living."

10" The good tidings, however, must first be published among all nations. 11 But when they bring you and deliver you CH. XIII. 1. AND as he was up, take no anxious thought going out of the temple, one of before hand, what ye shall his disciples said to him, "Mas-speak, [nor meditate:] but whatter! see! what large stones, ever shall be suggested to you, and stately buildings!" 2 And that moment, speak: for it is Jesus answering, said to him, I not ye that speak, but the holy

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