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Luke's preface.

LUKE I Conception of John Baptist. it shall not hurt them; they o shall 4.5. 33. fsat g on the riglit hand of God, lay hands on the sick, and they

20 And they went forth, and shall recover.

0 Ac.5. 15, 16. preached every where, the Lord r 19 So then p after the Lord p Ac. 1.2,3. working with them, and confirmhad spoken unto them, lic was a Ps.110.1. ing the word with signs following. received up into heaven, and ( Ac,5.12. Amen.


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1.4. M. 3998, 12 And when Zacharias saw him, 1 Luke's preface. 5 The conception the sixth

he was troubled, n and fear fell
of John Baptist 26 and of Christ. year before upon him.
57 The nativity and circumcision

the account

i3 But the angel said unto him, of Jorn

67 The propiesy of Za- called Anno Fear not, Zacharias : for thy prayer charius.


is heard, and thy wife Elisabeth

shall bear thee a son, and thou en in hand 10 set forth in order

a Jno. 15.27.

shait call his name Jolin.

lle.2.3. a declaration of those things which

1 Pe 5.1.

14 And thou shalt have joy and are most surely believed among us, 2 Pe.1.16.

gladness; and many shall rejoice p 2 Even as they delivered them 1Jno. 1.1.

at his birth. unto us, wbic from the beginninga

15 For he shall be great q in the were eye-witnesses, and minisiers

4 Ro. 15.16.

siglii of the Lord, and shall drink

Ep.3.7. of the 6 word; 3 It seemned good to me also, hav

he shall be filled with the Holy ing had perfect understanding of

c Ac. 11.4, all things from the very first, to

d Ac.1.1.

womb. write unto thee in order, c most e Jno.20.31. exeellent Theophilus,d

f Mat.2.1. 4 Thul thou mightest know e the g Ch.24.10. their God. ceriainty of those things wherein

Ne. 12.4,17. 17 And he t shall go before him in thou hast been instrucied.

h Ge.7.1. 591 THERE was, in the days 06.2013

26.20.3. Judea, a certain priest named Zi-i 10.11.2. charias, of the course of Abia:9 Phi.3.6. and his wife wus of the daughters h Ex.30.7,8.

Lord. of Aaron, and her name was Elisa-i Le. 16.17. beth. 6 And they were both righteous hm Ex.30.1. -before God, walking in all the coin


wife well stricken in years. mandments and ordinances i of the way Lord, blameless.

n ver.29. 7 And they had no child, 'because Ju. 13.22. that Elisabeth was barren, and o ver.60.63. they both were now well stricken in yeni's.

P ver.58. 8 And it came to pass, that while

19 ch.7.28. he executed the priest's ofiice be

r Nu.6.3. fore God in the order of his course,

& Je. 1.5. priesi's office, his lot was k to burn Mat.11.14. 9 According to the custom of the t Mal.4.5,6. not my words, which shall be ful

filled in their season Incense when he went into the Mar.9. 12, 13. 21 And the people waited for 21temple of the .

ior, by. 10 And the whole multitude of the u Ps. 111.10. ried so long in the temple. people were praying withoai,l at

0 I Pe.2.9. the time of incense.

w Ge, 17.17.

x ver. 26. an angel of the Lord, standing on y. He. 1:14.

11 And there appeared unto him.Da.8.16.. they perceived that he had seen a the right side of the altar m uf in- z Eze.3.26.

the spirit and power of Elias, to

turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedieut it the wisdom u of the just; to make ready a peuple,v prepared for the

18 And Zacharias said unto the angel, Whereby shall I know this? for lw am an old man, and my

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20 And, behold, thou shalt be
dumb, 2 and not able to speak, nntil
the day that these things shall be

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charias, and marvelled that he tur22 And when he came out, he could speak and Visiou in the temple; for he buckoll

, speechless.

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ed unto them, and remained

41 And


for joy

The prophecy of


Elisabeth, and of Mary. 23 And it came to pass, that, as A. M. 3998. Elisabeth heard the salutation of soon as the days of his ministration

Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; were accomplished, he departed to a Ge.30.23. and Elisabeth was filled with the his own house.

1 Sa. 1.6.

Holy Ghost: 21 And after those days, his wife

Is.54.1,4. 42 And she spake out with a loud Elisabeth conceived, and hid her- U Mat. 1.18. voice, and said, Blessed p art thou self five months, saving,

2 or, gra.

among women, and blessed is the 25 Thus hath the Lord dealt with

ciously ac

fruit of thy womb. me in the days wherein he looked


43 And whence is this to me, that on me, to take a away my reproach

or, much the mother of my Lord q should among men.

graced, come to me? 26 And in the sixth month the an

c Da.9.23.

41 For lo, as soon as the voice of gel Gabriel wils sent from God, unto

thy salutation sounded in mine a city of Galilee, named Nazareth,

d Ju.6.12.

ears, the babe leaped in my womb 27 To a virgin b espoused to a e Is.7. 14. inan whose name was Joseph, of

Mat. 1.21. 45 And blessed is she 3 that believthe house of David; and the vir- | Mat. 12,42. ed: for there shall be a performgin's name was Mary.

g He.1.2-8. ance of those things which were 28 And the angel came in unto h 25a.7.11,12. told her from the Lord. her, and said, Hail, thou that art Is.9.6,7. 46 And Mary said, My r soul doth 2 highly favoured, c'the Lord d is

i Da.7.14,27.

magnify the Lord, with thee: blessed art thou among Mi.4.7. 47 And my spirit hath rejoiced s in women.

God my Saviour. 29 And when she saw him, she was

Mar. 1.1.
Jno. 1.34.

48 For he hath regarded the lowt troubled at his saying, and cast in

estate of his handmaiden: for, beher mind what manner of salutation 1 Mat.19.26, hold, from henceforth all generathis should be.


tions shall call me u blessed. 30 And the angel said unto her. m Ps. 116.16. 49 For he that is mighty v hath Fear not, Mary; for thou hast found n Ps. 119.38. done to me great things; w and favour with God.

o Jos.21.9-11. holy z is his name. 31 And, behold, thou e shalt con

50 And y his mercy is on them ceive in ihy womb, and bring forth

that fear him, from generation to a son, and shalt call his name

p ver.28.

generation. JESUS

51 He z hath showed strength 32 He shall be great. f and shall 9 Jno. 13. 13.

with his arm ; he hath scattered be called the Son g of the Highest :

3 or, which

the a proud in the imagination of and the Lord God shall give unto


their hearts.

that there him the throne h of his father Da

shall be.

52 Heb hath put down the mighty vid:

from their seats, and exalted them 33 And he shall reign over the

r Sa.2.1.

of low degree. house of Jacob forever; and of i his


53 Hec hath filled the hungry kingdom there shall be no end.


with good things; and the rich he 31 Then said Mary unto the angel,


hath sent empty away. How shall this be, seeing I know i Ps. 136.23. 51 He hath holpen his servant Isnot a man?

uch.11.27. rael, in d remembrance of his mer35 And the angel answered and

Mal.3.12, said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall v Ge. 17.1. 55 As he spake e to our fathers, to come upon thee, and the power of w Ps.71.21. Abraham, and to his seed for ever. the Highest shall overshadow thee; 126.2,3. 56 And Mary abode with her about therefore also that holy thing which Ep.3.20. three months, and returned to her shall be born of thee shall be call- < Ps. 111.9. own house. ed k the Son of God.

y Ge. 17.7.

57 Now Elisabeth's full time came, 36 And, behold, thy cousin Elisa


that she should be delivered ; and beth, she hath also conceived a son Ps. 103.17. she brought forth a son. in her old age: and this is the sixth

z Ps.98.1.

58 And her neighbours and her month with her who was called


cousins heard how the Lord had barren.

52. 10. showed great mercy upon her; and 37 For l with God nothing shall be 63.5. they f rejoiced with her. impossible.

a 1Sa. 2.9.

59 And it came to pass, that on 38 And Mary said, Behold the


the eighth day they came to circumhandnraid in of the Lord; be it unto

b ch.18.14.

cise the child; and they called him me accordig n to thy word. And

Job 5.11.

Zacharias, after the name of his fathe angel departed from her.


c 1Sa. 2.5. 39 And Mary arose in those days,

60 And his mother answered and and went into the hill country with d Ps.95.3. said. Not so; but he shall be called haste, into a o city of Juda; e Ge. 17.19. John.

40 And entered into the house of Ps. 132.11. 61 And they said unto her, There Zacharias, and saluted Elisabeth.

f ver. 14. is none of thy kindred that is called 41 And it came to pass, that, when

by this name.


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The prophecy of Zacharias. LUKE, II.

The nativity of Christ. 62 And they made signs to his fa-| A. M. 3998. ( cree from Cesar Augustus, that all ther, how he would have him call

the world should be 1 taxed. ed.

2. (And this taxing was first made 63 And he asked for a writing-ta

g ver. 13.

when Cyrenius was governor of Syble, and wrote, saying, His name h ver.20. ria.) is John. And thev marvelled all.

3 And all went to be taxed, every 64 And his moutlil was opened or, things. imtuedintels, and his tongue loosed, i ch.2.19,51.

one into his own city.

4. And Joseph also went up from and he spake, and praised God.

Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, 65 And fear came on all that k Ps. 80.17.

into Judea, unto the city of David, dwelt round about them; and all

which is called Bethlehem, (bethese 4 sayings were noised abroad 1 Ps.72.18. cause he was of the house and lithroughout all the hill country of Judea:

m Ps.111.9.

neage of David.)

5 To be taxed with Mary his 66 And all they that heard them

n Je.23.5,6. espoused wife, being great with laid them upi in their hearts, say- Da.9.24.

child. ing, What manner of child shall

6. And so it was, that, while they this be! And the hand k of the o were there, the days were accomLord was with him.

Je.30.10, 11. plished that she should bedelivered. 67 And his father Zacharias was

p Le.26.42.

7 And she a brought forth her firsfilled with the Holy Ghost, and


born son, and wrapped him in swalprophesied, saying,

Eze, 16.60. dling-clothes, and laid him in a 68 Blessed l be the Lord God of

manger ; because there was no Israel; for he hath visited and re- q Ge.22.16, room for them in the inn. deemed his people,

17. 8 And there were in the same 69 And hath raised up an horn of salvation m for us, in the house of

country shepherds abiding in the r Ro.6.22.

field, keeping ? watch over their his servant David;

8 Tit.2.11,12. flock by night. 70 And as he spaken by the mouth Pe. 1. 14, 15.

9 And, lo, the angel of the Lord of his holy prophets, which have

came upon them, and the glory of been since the world began: t Re.2.10.

the Lord shone round about them: 71 That we should be saved o from

and they were sore afraid.

u Mal.3.1. our enemies, and from the hand

10 And the angel said unto them, of all that hate us;

sor, for: Fear not: for, behold, I bring you 72 To perform the mercy promiscd

good tidings of great jos, which to our fathers, and to p remember v Ac.5.31.

shall be to all people. his holy covenant, 73 The oath q which he sware to

6 or, Lowels of in the city of David, a Saviour,

11 For unto you b is born this day, our father Abraham,

the mercy. which is Christ the Lord. 74 That he would grant unto us, 7or, sun. 12 And this shall be a sign unto that we being delivered out of the rising; or, you: Ye shall find the babe wraphand of our enemies, might serve


ped in swaddling-clothes, lying in himr without fear,

Is. 11.1.

a manger.

Zec.3.8. 75 In s holiness and righteousness

13 And suddenly there was with before him, allt the days of our life.


the angel ca multitude of the hea76 And thou, child, shalt be called w Is.9.2. venly host, praising God, anu saya the prophet of the Highest: for thou 49.9.

ing, shalt go u before the face of the

14 Glory to God in the highest, and Lord, to prepare his ways;

on earth peace, d good will toward 77 To give knowledge of salvation (CHAP. 2.) men. unto his people, 5 by the remission v

15 And it came to pass, as the anof their sins,

1 or, inrolled. gels were gone away from them 78 Through the 6 tender mercy of

into heaven, 3 the shepherds sant our God; whereby the 7 day-spring

a Mat. 1.25.

one to another, Let us now go evea from ón high hath visited us,

unto Bethlehem, and see this thing 79 Tow give light to them that sit 2 or, the night which is come to pass, which the in darkness and in the shadow of


Lord hath made known unto us. death, to guide our feet into the Is.9.6. 16 And they came with haste, and way of peace.

found Mary, and Joseph, and the 80 And the child grew, and waxed c Ps. 103,20, habe lying in a manger. strong in spirit, and was in the de.


17 And when they had seen it, they serts till the day of his showing 1Pe. 1.12. made known abroad the same unto Israel.

which was told them concerning . CHAPTER II.

d Is.57.19.

this child. 1 Augustus taxeth the Roman empire. 3 the men,

18 And all they that heard it wolle 6 Christ's nativity : 21 his circumcision, etc.

the shep

dered at those things which were herds.

told them by the shepherds. days, that there went out a de

19 But Mary kept all these things,

and pondered them in her heart.

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upon him.

Christ is circumcised.

LUKE, III. Simeon and Anna prophesy. 20 And the shepherds returned, | A. M. 3998. departed not from the temple, but glorifying and praising God for all

served God with fastings and praythe things that they had heard and

e Le. 12.3. ers u night and day. seen, as it was told unto them.

38 And she coming in that instant 21 And when eight days were ac- f ch.1.31. gave thanks likewise unto the Lord, complished e for the circumcising


and spake of him to all them that v of the child, his name was called JESUS, which was so named of the

looked for redeinption in 4 Jerusag Le.12.2,&c.

lein. angelf before he was conceived in h Ex !3.12. 39 And when they had performed the womb.

22.29. all things according to the law of 22 And wheng the days of her


the Lord, they returned into Galipurification, according to the law

i ver.38.

lee, to their own city Nazareth. of Moses, were accomplished, they

Mar. 15.43.

40 And the child grew, and waxed brought him to Jerusalem, to pre

strong in spirit, filled w with wissent him to the Lord ;

k Is, 40.1. dom: and the grace of God was 23 (As it is written in the law of the Lord, Every h male that open

I Ps.89.48.

41 Now his parents went to Jerueth the womb shall be called holy

He. 11.5.

salem every year at the feast of to the Lord ;)

m Ge: 46.30.

the passover. 24 And to offer a sacrifice accord

42 And when he was twelve years ing to that which is said in the law n Is.57.2. old, they went up to Jerusalem, of the Lord, A pair of turtle doves, Re. 14.13. after the custom of the feast. or two young pigeons.

43 And when they had fulfilled 25 And, behold, there was a man och.3.6 the days, as they retumed, the in Jerusalem, whose name was Si

Is 52.10.

child Jesus tarried behind in Jerumeon ; and the same man was just


salem; and Joseph and his mother and i devout, waiting for the con

p 13.42.6.

knew not of it. solation k of Israel: and the Holy 49.6. 44 But they, supposing him to Ghost was upon him.

60.3. have been in the company, went a 26 And it was revealed unto him Ac. 13.47,48. days journey, and they sought huim by the Holy Ghost, that he should

ombong their kinsfolk and acquainnot see l death before he had seen q Is.8.14. tance. the Lori's Christ.

Ro.9.32.33. 45 And when they found him not, 27 And he came by the Spirit into

1C0.1.23.21. they turned back again to Jerusathe temple : and when the parents


lem, seeking him. brought in the child Jesus, to do for

I Pe.2.7,8.

46 And it came to pass, that after hiin after the custom of the law,

r Ac. 28.22. three days they found him in the 28 Then took he hin up in his

temple, sitting in the midst of the arms, and blessed God, and said,

s Jno.19.25. doctors, both hearing them, and 29 Lord, now m lettest thou thy

asking them questions. servant depart in peace, n accord

1 Ju.5.15,16.

47 And all that heard him were

iCo.11.19. ing to thy word:

astonished at his understanding y 30 For mine eyes have seen o thy

and answers. salvation,

u Ac. 26.7.

48 And when they saw hin, they 31 Włuch thou hast prepared be- 1T1.5.5.

were amazed: and his mother said fore the face of all people;

unto him, Son, why hast thou thus 32 A light to lighten the p Gentiles, 'v ver.25. dealt with us! behold, thy father and the glory of thy people Israel.

and I have sought thee sorrowing. 33 And Joseph and his mother

49 And he said unto them, How is marvelled at those things which w ver.52. it that ye sought me? wist ye not were spoken of him.

Is, 11.2,3. that I inust be about z my Father's 34 And Simeon blessed them, and


Ex.23. 15. said unto Mary his mother, Behold,


50 And they understood not the this child is set for the fall and

saying which he spake unto them. rising again of many in Israel; and ych.4.22,32, 51 And he went down with them, for a sign which shall be spokenr

Ps. 199.9. and came to Nazareth, and was against;


subject unto them: but his mother 35 (Yea, a swords shall pierce

Mar. 1.22.
Juo.7.15, 16.

kept a all these sayings ju her through thy own soul also,) that t

heart. the thoughts of many hearts may be z Jno.5.17. 52 And Jesus increased b in wisrevealed.

9.4. |dom and 5 stature, and in favour 36 And there was one Anna, a

with God and man. prophetess, the daughter of Phia-, a ver.40.


Da.7.28. nuel, of the tribe of Aser; she was

1 John's preaching and baptism: 15 of a great age, and had lived with b ver. 19. his testimony of Christ. 19 Ilerod an husband seven years from her 1Sa. 2.26. imprisoneth John, 21 Christ is bapvirginity;

tized: 23 his genealogy.

or, age. 37 And she was a widow of about

TOW in the fifteenth year of the fourscore and four years, which

reign of Tiberius Cesar, Pon


or, Israel.


The preaching of John.

LUKE, III. Herod imprisoneth John. tius Pilate being governor of Judea, A. M. 4000. (cometh, the latchet of whose shoes and Herod being tetrarch of Gali

I am not worthy to unloose: he lee, and his brother Philip tetrarch

shall baptize you with the Holy of Iturea and of the region of Tra- (CHAP. 3.) Ghost, and with fire: chonitis, and Lysanias the tetrarch a Jno. 11.49,

17 Whose fan n is in his hand, and of Abilene,

51. he will throughly purge his floor, 2 Annas a and Caiaphas being the 18.13. and will o gather the wheat into his high priests, the word of God came Ac.4.6.

garner; but the p chaff he will burng unto John the son of Zacharias in

with fire uquenchable. the wilderness.


18 And many other things, in his -3 And l he came into all the coun

Mar. 1.4.

exhortation, preached he unto the try about Jordan, preaching the c ch.1.77. people. baptism of repentance c for the re

19 Butt Herod the tetrarcd, being mission of sins;

d Is.40.3.

reproved by him for Elerodias his *4 As it is written in the book of

e Ps.98.2. the words of Esaias the prophet, d

brother Philip's wife, and for all the

Is.40.5. evils which Herod had done, saying: The voice of one crying in 49.6. 20 Added yet this above all, that the wilderness, Prepare ye the way 52.10. he shut up John in prison. of the Lord, make his paths straight. Ro. 10.12, 18. 21 Now when all the people were 5 Every valley shall be filled, and

Mat.3.7. baptized, it s came to pass that Jeevery mountain and hill shall be

sus also being baptized, and prarbrought low; and the crooked shall - or, meet for. ing, the heaven was opened, be made straight, and the rough

& ch.13.7,9. 22 And the Holy Ghost descended ways shall be made smooth; 6 And e all flesh shall see the sal

Mat.17.19. in a bodily shape like a dove upon

him; and a voice came from heavation of God.

h ch.1.41.

ven, which said, Thou art my be7 Then said he to the multitude


loved Son; in thee I amwell pleased. that came forth to be baptized of


23 And Jesus himself began to be him, of generation of vipers! who i ch.7.29.

about thirty years of age, being (as hath warned you to flee from the

Mat.21.32. was supposed) the sont of Joseph, wrath to come?

which was the son of Heli. 8 Bring forth, therefore, fruits k ch, 19.8.

21 Which was the son of Matthat, I worthy of repentance; and begin

which was the son of Levi

, which
not to say within yourselves, We 2 or, put no
have Abraham to our father for I man in ,
say unto you, That God is able of ftar. of Joseph,
these stones to raise up children

25 Which was the son of Malta: unto Abraham.

1 Ex.23.1. 9 And now also the axe is laid

Le.19.11. unto the root of the trees : every g m 1Ti.6.8. tree, therefore, which bringeth not

son of Nagge, forth good fruit, is hewn down, and

3 or, allowcast into the fire.

ance. 10 And the people asked him, say- * or, in sus. ing, What shall we do then?

pence. 1) He answereth and saith unto

the son of Juda, them, He h that hath two coats, let

5 or, reason him impart to him that hath none;

deand he that hath meat, let him do

bated., likewise.

12 Then came also publicans i to n de.15.7,19. the son of Neri, be baptized, and said unto him, Master, what shall we do?

o Mi.4.12. 13 And he said unto them, Exact k

Mat. 13.30. no more than that which is appoini- p Ps. 1.4. 14 And the soldiers likewise de- ? Ps.21.9. manded of him, saving, And what

Mar.9.44, shall we do? And he said unto

48. them, 2 Do violence to no man, nei-r Mat.14.3. ther accuse anyl falsely; and be


of Levi, content m with your 3 wages. 15 And as the people were 4 in ex.

9 Mat.3.13,

&c. pectation, and all men 5 mused in their hearts of John, whether he were the Christ or not;

of Eliakim, them all, I indeed baptize you with 26 John answered, saying unto 1 Mat, 13.55. water; but one mightier than I

was the son of Melchi, which was the son of Janna, which was the son

ed; or,

thias, which was the son of Amos,
which was the son of Naum, which
was the son of Esli, which was the

26 Which was the son of Aluath,
which was the son of Mattathias,
which was the son of Semei, which
was the son of Joseph, which was

27 Which was the son of Joanna, which was the son of Rhesa, which was the son of Zorobabel, which was the son of Salathiel, which was

28 Which was the son of Melchi, which was the son of Addi, which was the son of Cosam, which was the son of Elmodam, which was the son of Er,

29 Which was the son of Jose, which was the son of Eliezer, which was the

son of Jorim, which was the son of Matthat, which was the set

30 Which was the son of Sinean, which was the son of Juda, which

was the son of Joseph, which was &c. the son of Jonan, which was the sun

31 Which was the son of Melea, which was the son of Menan, which was the son of Mattatha, which was

ed you.

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