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Mat. was for to come. He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.
Luke But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of him.
LukeAnd the Lord said, Whereunto then shall I li-
Mat. But whereunto shall I liken this generation?
We have mourned to you, and ye have not lamented.
Luke They are like unto children sitting in the market-place, and calling one to another, and saying,
We have piped unto you, and ye have not
We have mourned to you, and ye have not wept.
Luke For John the Baptist came neither eating bread, nor drinking wine,
And ye say, He hath a devil,
Mat. The Son of man came eating and drinking; and they say,
Behold, a man gluttonous,and a wine-bibber, A friend of publicans and sinners: Luke The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say,
Behold,a gluttonous man,and a wine-bibber, A friend of publicans and sinners: Luke But wisdom is justified of all her children. Mat. But wisdom is justified of her children. Mat. Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done, because they repented not, &c. to the end of the chapter. Sect. 43. In Capernaum, Jesus dines with Simon the Pharisee; and is anointed for the first time. Luke And one of the Pharisees desired him that he would eat with him. And he went into, &c. to the end of the chapter.
set. 44. Jesus is accompanied to the passover by pious women who minister unto him. And it came to pass afterward, that he went throughout every city and village, preaching, &c. to ver. 4.
Sect. 45. The infirm man at Bethesda is cured during the passover. 1John After this there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem, &c. to the end of the chapter.
John v.47. p. 211. See p. See p. 205.
N. B. Here Mark ii. 23. to the end, and ch. iii. 1,12. comes in between ver.21. and 22. of ch. iii. of that evangelist; also Luke vi. 1,-11. comes in between ver. 3. and 4. of ch. viii. of that evangelist.
Sect. 46. The disciples pluck the ears of corn on the Sabbath day, in some field nigh to Jerusalem. Mat. At that time Jesus went on the Sabbath-day through the corn, and his disciples were an hungered,
And began to pluck the ears of corn and to eat. Mar. And it came to pass, that he went through the corn ields on the Sabbath day.
And his disciples began, as they went, to pluck the ears of corn.
1 Luke And it came to pass, on the second Sabbath after the first, that he went through the corn fields; And his disciples plucked the ears of corn, and did eat, rubbing them in their hands.
2 Luke And certain of the Pharisees said unto them, Why do ye that which is not lawful to do on the Sabbath days?
Mar. And the Pharisees said unto him,
Behold, why do they on the Sabbath day that which is not lawful?
Mat. But when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto him, Behold, thy disciples do that which is not law. ful to do upon the Sabbath day.
Mat. But he said unto them, Have ye not read what David did
When he was an hungered, and they that were with him:
Mar. And he said unto them, Have ye never read what
When he had need, and was an hungered, he,
3 Luke And Jesus answering them said, Have ye not read so much as this, what David did
When himself was an hungered, and they which were with him?
4 Luke How he went into the house of God, and did take and eat the shew-bread,
And gave also to them that were with him,
Mar. How he went into the house of God in the days of
Which was not lawful for him to eat, neither for them which were with him, but only for the priests.
Mat. Or have ye not read in the law, how that on the Sabbath days the priests in the temple profane the Sabbath, and are blameless? But I say unto you, that in this place is one greater than the temple. But if ye had known what this meaneth, I will have mercy
John v. 47. p. 211.
and not sacrifice, ye would not have condemned the guiltless.
Mar. And he said unto them, The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath.
Mar. Therefore the Son of man'is Lord also of the Sabbath. Mat. For the Son of man is Lord even of the Sabbath day. 5 Luke And he said unto them, that the Son of man is Lord also of the Sabbath.
Sect. 47. Jesus cures a man with a withered hand, in a synagogue nigh to Jerusalem; then retires into Galilee.
Mat. And when he was departed thence, he went into
And behold, there was a man which had bis hand withered.
Mar. And he entered again into the synagogue,
And there was a man there which had a withered haud.
6 Luke And it came to pass also on another Sabbath, that
he entered into the synagogue and taught;
And there was a man whose right hand was withered.
7 Luke And the Scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the Sabbath day,
That they might find an accusation against him. Mar. And they watched him, whether he would heal him on the Sabbath day,
That they might accuse him.
Mar. And he saith unto the man which had the withered hand, Stand forth.
S Luke But he knew their thoughts, and said to the man which had the withered hand, Rise up, and stand forth in the mids.
Luke And he arose and stood forth.
Mat. And they asked him, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath days? that they might accuse him.
9 Luke Then Jesus said unto them, I will ask you one thing, Is it lawful on the Sabbath days to do good, or to do evil?
Is it lawful to do good on the Sabbath days, or to do evil?
To save life, or to kill?
Mar. But they held their peace.
Mat. And he said unto them, What man shall there be among you, that shall have one sheep, and if it fall into a pit on the Sabbath day, will he not lay hold on it, and lift it out? How much then is a man better than a sheep? wherefore it is lawful to do well on the Sabbath days.
Mar. And when he had looked round about on them with
John v. 47. p. 211.
6 10 Luke And looking round about upon them all,
He said unto the man, Stretch forth thine hand. Then saith he to the man, Stretch forth thy hand.
Mat. And he stretched it forth; and it was restored whole like as the other.
Mar. And he stretched it out; and his hand was restored whole as the other.
LukeAnd he did so; and his hand was restored whole as the other.
11 Luke And they were filled with madness,
Luke And communed one with another what they might
Mar. And the Pharisees went forth, and straightway took
Mat. But when Jesus knew it, he withdrew himself from thence :
And great multitudes followed him. Mar. But Jesus withdrew himself with his disciples to the sea:
Mat. And he healed them all,
And a great multitude from Galilee followed him, and from Judea, and from Jerusalem, and from Idumea, and from beyond Jordan, and they about Tyre and Sidon, a great multitude, when they had heard what great things he did, came unto him.
And charged them that they should not make him known.
Mar. And he spake to his disciples, that a small ship should wait on him, because of the multitude, lest they should throng him. For he had healed many, insomuch that they pressed upon him for to touch him, s many as had plagues. And unclean spirits, when they saw him, fell down before him, and cried, saying, Thou art the Son of God.
And he straitly charged them, that they should not make him known.
Mat. That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by
Esaias, &c. to verse 22.
N. B. Here the natural order of Mark and Luke returns, Sect. 48. In Capernaum the Pharisees a second time ascribe Christ's miracles to Beelzebub. (See §36. 86.) They ask the sign from heaven the first time. (See §68.) Our Lord's mother comes to him the first time. (See § 53.)
Mat. Then was brought unto him one possessed with a devil, blind and dumb; and he healed him, insomuch that the blind and dumb both spake and saw. And all the people were amazed, and said, Is not this the son of David?
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Mat. But when the Pharisees heard it, they said,
And by the prince of the devils casteth he out
Mat. And Jesus knew their thoughts.
Every kingdom divided against itself, is brought to desolation:
And every city or house divided against itself shall not stand.
Mar. And he called them unto him, and said unto them in parables, How can Satan cast out Satan?
And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
And if a house be divided against itself,
that house cannot stand.
Mar. And if Satan rise up against himself, and be divided,
Mat. And if Satan cast out Satan, he is divided against
How shall then his kingdom stand?
Mat. And if I by Beelzebub cast out devils, by whom do your children cast them out? therefore they shall be your judges. But if I cast out devils by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God is come unto you. Mat. Or else, how can one enter into a strong man's house, and spoil his goods,
Except he first bind the strong man? and then he will spoil his house.
Mar. No man can enter into a strong man's house, and spoil his goods,
Except he will first bind the strong man, and then he will spoil his house,
Mat. He that is not with me, is against me: and he that gathereth not with me scattereth abroad.
Mat. Wherefore I say unto you, All manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto men;
But the blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto men.
Mar. Verily I say unto you, All sins shall be forgiven unto the sons of men, and blasphemies wherewith soever they shall blaspheme;
But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost, hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation.
Mat. And whosoever speaketh a word against the Son of