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Ten lepers are cleansed. S. Luke. The manner of Christ's which are commanded you, 21 Neither shall they say, say, We are unprofitable ser Lo here! or lo there!d for, vants; we have done that behold, the kingdom of God is which was our duty to do 11 1 And it came to pass,

22 And he said unto the as he went to Jerusalem, that disciples, The days will come he passed through the midst when ye shall desire to see one of Samaria and Galilee. of the days of the Son of man,

12 And as he entered into and ye shall not see it. a certain village there met 23 And they shall say to him ten men that were lepers, you, See here; or, see there; which stood afar off:

go not after them, nor" follow 13 And they lifted up their them. voices, and said, Jesus, Mas 24 For as the lightning, that ter, have mercy on us.

lighteneth out of the one part 14 And, when he saw them, under heaven, shineth unto the he said unto them, Go shew other part under heaven; so yourselves unto the priest. shall also the Son of man be And it came to pass, that, as

in his day. they went, they were cleansed. 25 But first must he suffer

15 And one of them, when many things, and be rejected he saw that he was healed, of this generation. turned back, and with a loud 26 And as it was in the days voice glorified God,

of Noe, so shall it be also in 16 And fell down on his face the days of the Son of man. at his feet, giving him thanks; 27 They did eat, they drank, and he was a Samaritan. they married wives, they were

17 And Jesus answering, given in marriage, until the said, Were there not ten day that Noe entered into the cleansed ? but where are the ark; and the flood came and pine ?

destroyed them all. 18 There are not found that 28 Likewise also as it was return to give glory to God, in the days of Lot; they did save this stranger,

eat, they drank, they bought, 19 And he said unto him, they sold, they planted, they Arise, go thy way; thy faith builded : hath made thee whole.

29 But the same day that. 20 4 And when he was de Lot went out of Sodom it rainmanded of the Pharisees when ed fire and brimstone from the kingdom of God should

d Lo bere, or lo there, that is, they come, he answered them, and said,' The kingdom of God in this, or in that particular place;

the kingdom of God is cometh not with observation.c

this is a spiritual kingdom, establisha. Observation, Show or paradę; ed in the hearts of men.

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coming to judgment. Chap: xvü.' Importunate widow. heaven, and destroyed them all. 15 Children brought to Christ.

30 Even thus shall it be in 28 All to be left for Christ's the day when the Son of man

sake. is revealed.

AND he spake a parable 31 In that day, Ite which unto them to this end, that shall be upon the house-top, men ought always to pray, and and his stuffe in the house, let not to faint; him not come down to take it 2 Saying, There was in a away, and he that is in the city a judge which feared notfield, let him likewise not re- God, neither regarded man: turn back.

3 And there was a widow 32 Remember Lot's wife. in that ciiy, and she came un

33 Whosoever shall seek to to him, saying, Avenge me of save his life, shall lose it ; and mine adversary.a whosoever shall lose his life, f 4 And he would not for a shall preserve it.

while; but afterward he said 34 I tell you, In that night within himself, Though I fear there shall be two men in one not God, nor regard man; bed; the one shall be taken, 5 Yet because this widow and the other shall be left. troubleth me I will avenge

35 Two, women shall be her,b lest by her continual comgrinding together; the one ing she weary me. shall be taken, and the other 6 And the Lord said, Hear left.

what the unjust judge saith. 36 Two men shall be in the y And shall not God avenge field; the one shall be taken, his own elect, which cry day and the other left.

and night unto him, though 37 And they answered, and he bare long with them? said unto him, Where, Lord Pg 8 I tell you, that he will aAnd he said unto him, Where- venge them speedily. Neversoever the body is, h thither theless, when the son of man will the eagles be gathered to- cometh, shall he find faith on gether.

the earth ?

9 ? And he spake this parCHAP. XVIII.

able unto certain which trust. 1 The importunate widow. 9 ed in themselves that they The Pharisee and publican. were righteous, and despised

others : e His stuff, his furniture or goods, 10 Two men went up into f Whosoever shall lose his life, (for the temple to pray; the one my sake,) shall have life everlasting.

g Where Lord? Where, and on whom will such calamity fall ?

a Avenge me, &c. Do me justice b Wheresoever the body is, &c. See on my adversary. Matt. xxiv. 28, notes f and g.

b Avenge ber, do her justice.


Publican and Pharisee. S. Luke. The danger of riches, a Pharisee,c and the other a asked him, saying, Good Maspublican.d

ter, what shall I do to inherit 11 The Pharisee stood and eternal life? prayed thus with himself, God, 19 And Jesus said unto him, I thank thee that I am not as Why callest thou me good ? other men are, extortioners, none is good save one, that is, unjust, adulterers, or even as God. this publican.

20 Thou knowest the com12 I fast twice in the week, mandments, Do not commit I give tithes e of all that I pos- adultery, Do not kill, Do not

steal, Do not bear false wit13 And the publiaan stand- ness, Honour thy father and ing afar off, would not lift up thy mother. so much as his eyes unto 21 And he said, All these heaven, but smote upon his have I kept from my youth up; breast, saying, God be merci 22 Now, when Jesus heard ful to me a sinner.

these things, he said unto him, 14 I tell you, This man

Yet lackest thou one thing; went down to his house justi. sell all that thou hast, and fied rather than the other; for distribute unto the poor, and every one that exalteth him- thou shalt have treasure in self shall be abased; and he heaven; and come,

follow that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

23 And when he heard this 15 And they brought un he was very sorrowful; for he to him also infants, that he

was very rich. would touch them; but when 24 And when Jesus saw his disciples saw it they re that he was very sorrowful, buked them.

he said, How hardly shall they 16 But Jesus called them that have riches enter into the unto him, and said, Suffer lit- kingdom of God! tle children to come unto me,

25 For it is easier for a and forbid them not; for of camel to go through a needle’s such is the kingdom of God. eye than for a rich man to enter

17 Verily I say unto you, into the kingdom of God. f Whosoever shall not receive 26 And they that heard it, the kingdom of God as a little said, Who then can be saved ? child, shall in no wise enter 27 And he said, The things therein.

which are impossible with men 18 | And a certain ruler

are possible with God. Pharisee. See Introduction, p. 6. f Verse 25th means; that it is imd Publican. See Matt. V. 46. possible for a man, who trusts in his

. Tithe, a tenth part, which was riches, to be an obedient subject to devoted to God or religious use.

Jesus Christ.


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Christ's death foretold. Chap. xix. The blind man healed.

28 9 Then Peter said, Lo, we 39 And they which went have left all, & followed thee. before rebuked him, that he

29 And he said unto them, should hold his peace; but he Verily I say

There cried so much the more, Thou is no man that hath left house, son of David, have mercy on or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the king 40 And Jesus stood, and dom of God's sake,

commanded him to be brought 30 Who shall not receive unto him; and when he was manifold more in this present come near he asked him, time, and in the world to come 41 Saying, What wilt thou life everlasting

that I shall do unto thee? And 31 4 Then he took unto him he said, Lord that I may rethe twelve, and said unto them, ceive my sight. Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, 42 And Jesus said unto him, and all things that are written Receive thy sight; thy faith by the prophets concerning the hath saved thee. Son of man shall be accom 43 And immediately he replished.

ceived his sight, and followed 32 For he shall be deliver. him, glorifying God; and all ed unto the Gentiles, and shall the people, when they saw it, be mocked, and spitefully in- gave praise unto God. treated, and spitted on: 33 And they shall scourge

CHAP. XIX. him, and put him to death; & Zaccheus a publican. 13 The the third day he shall rise ten pieces of money. 28 Christ again.

rideth into Jerusalem, 45 and 34 And they understood purgeth the temple. none of these things; and this AND Jesus entered and saying was hid from them, passed through Jericho. neither knew they the things 2 And, behold, there was a which were spoken.

man named Zaccheus, which 35 T And it came to pass, was the chief among the pubthat, as he was come nigh unto licans, and he was rich. Jericho, a certain blind man 3 And he sought to see Jesat by the way side begging: sus who he was; and could ņot

36 And hearing the multi- for the press, because he was tude

pass by, he asked what little of stature. it meant.

4 And he ran before, and 37. And they told him, that climbed up into a sycamoreJesus of Nazareth passeth by. tree to see him; for he was to

38. And he cried saying, Je- pass that way. sus, thou son of David, have 5. And when Jesus came to mercy on me.

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Zaccheus called, &c. S. Luke. The ten pieces of money. saw him, and said unto him, 15 And it came to pass, that Zaccheus, make haste, & come when he was returned, having down; for to-day I must abide received the kingdom, then he at thy house.

commanded these servants to 6 And he made haste, and be called unto him, to whom came down, and received him he had given the money,

that joyfully

he might know how much ev. 7 And when they saw it ery man had gained by trading. they all murmured, saying,

16 Then came the first, sayThat he was gone to be guesting, Lord, thy pound hath with a man that is a sinner. gained ten pounds.

8 And Zaccheus stood, and 17 And he said unto him, said unto the Lord, Behold, Well, thou good servant; heLord, the half of my goods I cause thou hast been faithful give to the


and if I have in a very little, have thou autaken any thing from any man thority over ten cities. by false accusation, I restore

18 'And the isecond came, him four-fold.

saying, Lord, thy pound hath 9 And Jesus said unto him, gained five pounds. This day is salvation come to

19 And he said likewise to this house, forasmuch as he him, Be thou also over five also is a son of Abraham. cities.

10 For the Son of man is 20 And another eame, say come to seek and to save that ing, Lord, behold here is thy which was lost.

pound, which I have kept laid 11 And, as they heard up in a napkin: these things, he added, and 21 For I feared thee, be. spake a parable, because he cause thou art an austere man; was nigh to Jerusalem, and thou takest up that thou laidest because they thought that the not down, & reapest that thou kingdom of God should imme- didst not sow. diately appear,

22 And he saith unto him, 12' He said, therefore, ‘A Out of thine own mouth will I certain nobleman went into a judge thee, thou wicked ser« far country to receive for him- vant. Thou knewest that I self a kingdom, and to return. was an austere man, taking up

13 And he called his. ten that I laid not down, and reapservants, and delivered them ing that I did not sow: ten pounds, & said unto them, 23 Wherefore then gavest Occupy till I come.

not thou my money into the 14. But his citizens hated bank, that at my coming I him, and sent a message after might have required mine own him, saying, We will not have with usury.a this man to reign over us.

a Usury, interest.

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