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when he had looked round a- || 19 And when even was come, bout upon all things, and now he went out of the city. the even-tide was come, he || 20 And in the morning, as went out unto Bethany, with the they passed by, they saw the twelve.
fig-tree dried up from the roots. 12 And on the morrow, when 1 21 And Peter, calling to rethey were come from Bethany, | membrance, saith unto him, he was hungry.
Master, behold, the fig-tree 13 And seeing a fig-tree afar which thou cursedst, is wither. off, having leaves, he came, if | ed away. haply he might find any thing | 22 And Jesus, answering, thereon : and, when he came | saith unto them, Have faith in to it, he found nothing but I God: leaves; for the time of figs was 23 For verily I say unto you, not yet.
| That whosoever shall say unto 14 And Jesus answered, and this mountain, Be thou removsaid unto it, No man eat fruit | ed, and be thou cast into the of thee hereafter for ever. And sea; and shall not doubt in his his disciples heard it.
heart, but shall believe that 15 And they come to Jerusa- those things which he saith lem: and Jesus went into the shall come to pass; he shall temple, and began to cast out have whatsoever he saith. them that sold and bought in 24 Therefore, I say unto you, the temple, and overthrew the | What things soever ye desire, tables of the money-changers, when ye pray, believe that ye and the seats of them that sold receive them, and ye shall have doves;
them. 16 And would not suffer that 25 And when ye stand prayany man should carry any ves-ing, forgive, if ye have aught sel through the temple.
against any; that your Father 17 And he taught, saying un- | also, which is in heaven, may to them, Is it not written, My || forgive you your trespasses. house shall be called of all na- | 26 But if ye do not forgive, tions the house of prayer ? || neither will your Father, which but ye have made it a den of is in heaven, forgive your tresthieves.
passes. . . 18 And the scribes and chief 27 And they come again to priests heard it, and sought how | Jerusalem: and as he was walkthey might destroy him : foring in the temple, there come they feared him, because all to him the chief priests, and the people was astonished at the scribes, and the elders, his doctrine.
28 And say unto him, By what authority doest thou these || that he might receive from the things ? and who gave thee this husbandmen of the fruit of the authority to do these things? | vineyard.
29 And Jesus answered, and 3 And they caught him, and said unto them, I will also ask || beat him, and sent him away of you one question, and an- || empty. swer me, and I will tell you 4 And again he sent unto by what authority I do these them another servant; and at things.
him they cast stones, and wound30 The baptism of John, was ed him in the head, and sent it from heaven, or of men ? || bim away shamefully handled. answer me.
5 And again he sent another ; 31 And they reasoned with and him they killed, and many themselves, saying, If we shall others; beating some, and killsay, From heaven; he will say, ing some. Why then did ye not believe 6 Having yet, therefore, one him ?
son, his well-beloved, he sent 32 But if we shall say, Of|him also last unto them, saymen ; they feared the people : || ing, They will reverence my for all men counted John, that son. he was a prophet indeed. 7 But those husbandmen said
33 And they answered, and among themselves, This is the said unto Jesus, We cannot heir ; come, let us kill him, tell. And Jesus, answering, and the inheritance shall be saith unto them, Neither do I ours. tell you by what authority I do | 8 And they took him, and these things.
killed him, and cast him out of
the vineyard. CHAP. XII.
9 What shall, therefore, the
lord of the vineyard do? He THE WIDOW AND HER TWO
I will come and destroy the husMITES.
bandmen, and will give the AND he began to speak unto vineyard unto others. them by parables. A certain 10 And have ye not read this man planted a vineyard, and set scripture; The stone which the an hedge about it, and digged builders rejected, is become the a place for the wine-fat, and head of the corner : built a tower, and let it out to || 11 This was the Lord's dohusbandmen, and went into a || ing, and it is marvellous in our far country.
2 And at the season, he sent 12 And they sought to lay to the husbandmen a servant, || hold on him, but feared the
whn, Neither ds; and the im let us kill 1
people; for they knew that he || brethren: and the first took a had spoken the parable against | wife, and dying, left no seed. them : and they left him, and 21 And the second took her, went their way."
and died, neither left he any 13 And they send unto him | seed : and the third likewise. certain of the Pharisees, and of 22 And the seven had her, the Herodians, to catch him in and left no seed : last of all, the bis words.
woman died also. 14 And when they were come, 23 In the resurrection, therethey say unto him, Master, we fore, when they shall rise, whose know that thou art true, and wife shall she be of them ? for carest for no man; for thou the seven had her to wife. regardest not the person of 24 And Jesus, answering, said men, but teachest the way of unto them, Do ye not therefore God in truth : Is it lawful toerr, because ye know not the give tribute to Cesar, or not? scriptures, neither the power of
15 Shall we give, or shall we | God? not give ? But he, knowing | 25 For when they shall rise their hypocrisy, said unto them, from the dead, they neither Why tempt ye me? bring me a || marry, nor are given in marri. penny, that I may see it. age ; but are as the angels * 16 And they brought it. And which are in heaven. he saith unto them, Whose is || 26 And as touching the dead this image and superscription ? that they rise ; have ye not read And they said unto him, Ce- || in the book of Moses, how in sar's.
the bush, God spake unto him, 17 And Jesus answering, said saying, I am the God of Abraunto them, Render to Cesar the ham, and the God of Isaac, and things that are Cesar's, and to the God of Jacob ? God the things that are God's. || 27 He is not the God of the And they marvelled at him. 1 dead, but the God of the living:
18 Then come unto him the l ye therefore do greatly err. Sadducees, which say there is | 28 And one of the scribes no resurrection; and they ask- came, and, having heard them ed him, saying,
reasoning together, and per. 19 Master, Moses wrote unto ceiving that he had answered us, If a man's brother die, and them well, asked him, Which leave his wife behind him, and is the first commandment of all ? leave no children, that his bro-|| 29 And Jesus answered him, ther should take his wife, and || The first of all the commandraise up seed unto his brother. | ments is, Hear, O Israel, The 20 Now there were seven Lord our God is one Lord :
30 And thou shalt love the || mon people heard him gladly. Lord thy God with all thy heart, || 38 And he said unto them in and with all thy soul, and with his doctrine, Beware of the all thy mind, and with all thy scribes, which love to go in strength. This is the first com- || long clothing, and love salutamandment.
tions in the market-places, 31 And the second is like, | 39 And the chief seats in the namely this, Thou shalt love || synagogues, and the uppermost thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment || 40 Which devour widows greater than these.
houses, and for a pretence make 32 And the scribe said unto long prayers : these shall rehim, Well, Master, thou hast ceive greater damnation. said the truth : for there is one 41 And Jesus sat over against God, and there is none other but the treasury, and beheld how he ;
the people cast money into the 33 And to love him with all treasury : and many that were the heart, and with all the un rich cast in much. derstanding, and with all the | 42 And there came a certain soul, and with all the strength, poor widow, and she threw in and to love his neighbour as two mites, which make a farhimself, is more than all whole || thing. burnt-offerings and sacrifices. 43 And he called unto him his
34 And when Jesus saw that disciples, and saith unto them, he answered discreetly, he said || Verily I say unto you, That unto him, Thou art not far from this poor widow hath cast more the kingdom of God. And no in, than all they which have cast man after that durst ask him || into the treasury : any question.
44 For all they did cast in of 35 And Jesus answered and their abundance ; but she of said, while he taught in the her want did cast in all that she temple, How say the scribes, || | had, even all her living. that Christ is the Son of Da. vid ?
CHAP. XIII. 36 For David himself said by the Holy Ghost, The Lord said
THE DESTRUCTION OF THE
TEMPLE. to my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, till I make thine AND as he went out of the enemies thy footstool.
temple, one of his disciples saith 37 David therefore himself unto him, Master, see what calleth him Lord; and whence manner of stones, and what is he then his son? And the com- || buildings are here!
e his neig | whole
things and he call ith unto the
2 And Jesus, answering, said you, and deliver you up, take unto him, Seest thou these great no thought beforehand what ye buildings ? there shall not be | shall speak, neither do ye preleft one stone upon another, that meditate; but whatsoever shall shall not be thrown down. | be given you in that hour, that
3 And as he sat upon the speak ye : for it is not ye that mount of Olives, over against speak, but the Holy Ghost. the temple, Peter, and James, | 12 Now, the brother shall beand John, and Andrew, asked tray the brother to death, and him privately,
the father the son; and chil4 Tell us, when shall these dren shall rise up against their things be? and what shall be parents, and shall cause them to the sign when all these things be put to death. shall be fulfilled ?
13 And ye shall be hated of all 5 And Jesus, answering them, men for my name's sake: but began to say, Take heed lest he that shall endure unto the any man deceive you:
end, the same shall be saved. 6 For many shall come in my 14 But when ye shall see name, saying, I am Christ; and the abomination of desolation, shall deceive many.
spoken of by Daniel the pro7 And when ye shall hear of phet, standing where it ought wars, and rumours of wars, be not, (let him that readeth unye not troubled: for such things derstand,) then let them that be must needs be; but the end in Judea flee to the mountains : shall not be yet.
15 And let him that is on the 8 For nation shall rise against house-top, not go down into nation, and kingdom against the house, neither enter therein, kingdom ; and there shall be | to take any thing out of his earthquakes in divers places, || house : and there shall be famines and 16 And let him that is in the troubles: these are the begin- | field, not turn back again for to nings of sorrows.
take up his garment. 9 But take heed to yourselves: 17 But woe to them that are for they shall deliver you up to with child, and to them that councils; and in the synagogues give suck, in those days! ye shall be beaten: and ye shall 118 And pray ye that your be brought before rulers and fight be not in the winter. kings for my sake, for a testi- 19 For in those days shall be mony against them.
afliction, such as was not from 10 And the gospel must first the beginning of the creation be published among all nations. | which God created unto this
11 But when they shall lead timc, neither shall be.