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whofoever shall do the will of my Father Anno Mat. xii. 50. which is in heaven, the fame is my bro-tat. 31. Minift. 2, ther, and fifter, and mother.
Sea of Galilee. Jefus Speaks the Parable of the Sower to the multitudes out of a Ship; explains it to his Difciples; and feveral other Parables.
1. THE fame day went Jefus out of
the house. And he began again a Mat. xiii. to teach by the fea fide; and there were 1, 2. gathered unto him a great multitude, fo that he entred into a fhip, and far in the fea, and the whole multitude 4. was by the fea, on the land. * And when much people were gathered together, and were come to him out of every 2.city, he taught them many things Mat. xiii. by parables, and faid unto them in his 3.doctrine, "Hearken, behold there went 7, 8.
3, 4, 5, 6,
(C out a fower to fow: And it came to Luk. viii. 4, pafs as he fowed, fome fell by the 5, 6, 7, 8. way fide, and it was trodden down, Luke viii. 5.and the fowls of the air came and de"voured it up; and fome fell on ftony ground where it had not much earth, "and immediately it fprang up, becaufe "it had no depth of earth. But when "the fun was up,it was fcorched, * be6. cause it lacked moifture, and be"cause it had no root, it withered a8. way. And fome fell among thorns,
" and the thorns grew up, and choaked Sea of Galilee. Etat. 31. it, and it yielded no fruit. And other "fell on good ground, and did yield
fruit that fprang up and encreased, "and brought forth fome thirty, and "fome fixty, and fome an hundred.
• Mat. xiii.
* And when he had faid these things, 8. Luke viii. he cried, He that hath ears to hear, let Mar. iv. 9. bim bear.
*And when he was alone, * his difciples that were with him with the 10. Mar. iv. Mat. xiii. twelve, asked of him, * Why Speakeft 9. Mat. xiii. thou to them in parables? What might 9. Luke viii. Luk. viii.9. this parable be? And he faid unto 11. Mar. iv. Mat. xiii. them, "Unto you it is given to know
"the mystery of the kingdom of God: "but unto them that are without, all these these things are done in para"bles: For whofoever hath, to him 12. Mat. xiii. "fhall be given, and he fhall have more "abundance: but whofoever hath not, "from him fhall be taken away, even "that he hath. Therefore fpeak I to 13 "them in parables. That feeing they 12. may fee, and not perceive; and hearLuk.viii.10" ing they may hear, and not under"ftand; left at any time they should "be converted, and their fins fhould be forgiven them. And in them is 14. Mat. xiii. "fulfilled the prophefie of Efaias [vi.
9, 10.] which faith, By hearing ye
• Mat. xiii.
Sea of Galilee." have closed; left at any time they Anno fhould fee with their eyes, and bear Etat, 31. "with their ears, and fhould understand' "with their heart, and should be con16." verted, and I fhould heal them. But "bleffed are your eyes, for they fee ; 17. and your ears, for they hear. For verily I fay unto you, that many prophets and righteous men have defired to fee those things which ye fee, "and have not feen them; and to hear "those things which ye hear, and have 13. not heard them. *And he faid unto them, know ye not this parable? and "how then will ye know all parables? "Hear ye therefore the parable of Luke viii, "the fower. The feed is the word.
Mat. xiii. 18.
The fower foweth the
Luke viii. 11. of God. Mar. iv. 14. word. When any one heareth the Mar. iv. Mat.xiii.19.« word of the kingdom, and under-15, 16, 17, "ftandeth it not, then cometh the wic- 18, 19. "ked one, and catcheth away that 12, 13, 14. "which was fown in his heart, * left
Luke viii. 12. [he] fhould believe and be faved. "This is he which received the feed by the way fide.
"But he that received the feed into ftony places, the fame is he that hear"eth the word, and anon with joy re21.ceiveth it: yet hath he not root in "himfelf, but dureth for a while: for "when tribulation or perfecution arifeth "because of the word, by and by he is "offended.
Mat. xiii. 19.c
"He alfo that received feed among Sea of Galilee. the thorns, is he that heareth the 22. Mat. xiii. : "word; and the care of this world,.
* Mat. xiii." and the deceitfulness of riches, and 19. Mar. iv. * * the lufts of other things entring in, "choke the word, and it becometh un"fruitful. But he that received feed "into the good ground, is he that hear"eth the word and underftandeth it, " which alfo beareth fruit, and bringeth
23. Mat. xiii.
forth fome an hundred fold, fome fixcc ty, fome thirty.
*And he faid unto them, "No man "when he hath lighted a candle, co. "vereth it with a veffel, or putteth it "under a bed; but fetteth it on a candlestick, that they which enter in may fee the light. For nothing is fecret 17. "that shall not be made manifeft; nei"ther any thing hid, that shall not be "made known and come abroad. If23. (6 any man have ears to hear, let him "hear. And he faid unto them "Take heed what ye hear: with what "measure ye mete, it fhall be measured <c to you and unto you that hear shall Mar. iv. "more be given. Take heed there. "fore how ye hear: for whofoever hath, "to him fhall be given; and whofo<< ever hath not, from him fhall be ta"ken even that which he feemeth to ❝ have.
Mar. iv. 21.
< Mar. iv.
21. Mar. iv. 16.Luk.viii.
18. Luke viii.
* Another parable put [Fefus] forth 24. Mat. xii unto them, faying, The kingdom of "heaven is likened unto a man which "fowed good feed in his field. But
Sea of Galilee."while men flept, his enemy came Anno Kiii. Mat. 25. and fowed tares among the wheat, tat. 31. 26." and went his way. But when the blade Minift. 2. was fprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares alfo. 27. "So the fervants of the houfholder
came and faid unto him, Sir, didst not "thou fow good feed in thy field? from 28. whence then hath it tares? He faid cc unto them, an enemy hath done this. "The fervants faid unto him, Wilt "thou then that we go and gather them 29. up? But he faid nay; left while ye gather up the tares, ye root up alfo 30. the wheat with them. Let both grow "together until the harveft; and in "the time of harvest I will fay to the reapers, Gather ye together firft the "tares, and bind them in bundles to "burn them, but gather the wheat into CC my barn.
26. *And he faid, "So is the kingdom
Another parable put he forth unto Mar. iv. 30. them, faying, "Whereunto fhall we 30. "liken the kingdom of God? or with
Mat. xiii. 31.
what comparifon fhall we compare it?