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so that they were near sinking. I every village of Galilee, and 8 Now when Simon Peter saw from Judea, and Jerusalem; and it, he fell down at the knees of the power of the Lord was preJesus, saying, “ Depart from sent to heal them. 18 And, beme, Master, for I am a sinful hold, there were men bringing man.”

on a bed a man who was sick 9 For the draught of fish with the palsy : and they which they had taken, had filled sought how to bring him in, him and all that were with him, and to place him in his sight. with astonishment; 10 particu-19 But finding no way to bring larly James and John, the sons him in, because of the crowd, of Zebedee, who were partners they went up to the roof, and with Simon. And Jesus said to let him down through the til. Simon “ Fear not; henceforth ing, with his couch, into the thou shalt catch men.” 11 And midst, before Jesus. 20 And seehaving brought their ships to ing their faith, he said, “ Man, land, they left all, and followed thy sins are forgiven thee.” him.

21 Then the scribes and the 12 And it being near one of Pharisees began to reason, saytheir cities, lo, a man full of le- ing, “ Who is this that speakprosy, on his seeing Jesus, fell eth blasphemies? Who can on his face, and entreated him, forgive sins, but God alone ?" saying, “ Master, if thou wilt, 22 But when Jesus perceived thou canst cleanse me.” 13 And their reasonings, he addressed Jesus extending his hand, touch-them and said, “Why reason ye ed him, saying, “I will : Be in your hearts? 23 Which is thou cleansed.” And immedi- easier ? to say, " Thy sins are ately the leprosy departed from forgiven thee?' or to say, 'Arise him. 14 And he commanded and walk ?' 24 But that ye may him to tell no one: but, said he, know that the Son of man hath “ go and show thyself to the power on earth to forgive sins, priest, and offer for thy cleans-(he said to the paralytic,) I say ing as Moses commanded ; for to thee, Arise, and take up thy a testimony to them.” 15 But couch, and go home.'” 25 And the report concerning him went rising up instantly before them, abroad so much the more : and he took up that whereon he lay, great multitudes came together and departed to his house, glori. to hear, and be cured [ by him] fying God. 26 And amazement of their infirmities. 16 But he struck all, and they glorified withdrew into desert places, God, and were filled with fear, and prayed.

saying, “We have seen strange 17 And it came to pass, on things to-day.” one of these days, as he was 27 And after these things teaching, that there were Phari- Jesus went forth and saw a pub. sees and teachers of the law lican, named Levi, sitting at sitting by, who had come from the toll-office: and he said to

him, “ Follow me.” 28 And | ed. 38 But new wine must be forse sing all, he rose up, and put into new bottles ; sand both followed him.

will be preserved.) 39 No one 29 And Levi made him a also, having drunk old wine, great feast, in his own house : immediately desireth new : for and there was a great multi- | he saith The old is better.'” tude of publicans, and of others, Ch. VI. 1 And it came to who were at meat with them. pass on the first sabbath* after 30 But the scribes and the Pha-l the second day of unleavened risees among them murmured bread, that he went through the against his disciples, saying, corn-fields: and his disciples " Why do you eat and drink plucked the ears of corn, and with the publicans and sinners?” ate, rubbing them with their 31 And Jesus answering, said | hands. 2 But some of the Phato them, “ The whole need not risees said (to them, “ Why a physician; but the sick. 32 I do ye that which it is not law. came not to call the righteous ful to do on the sabbath ?". 3 to a reformation, but sinners.” And Jesus answering, said to

33 And some said to him, them, “ Have ye not even read " Why do the disciples of John what David did, when both he fast often, and make prayers ; himself and those that were and in like manner the disciples with him hungered : 4 How he of the Pharisees : but thine eat entered into the house of God, and drink?" 34 And he said to and stook, and] ate the loaves them, “.Can ye make the com- of the presence, and gave also panions of the bridegroom to fast to those that were with him : while the bridegroom is with which it is not lawful for any them? 35 But the days will come to eat, except the priests ?" 5 when the bridegroom shall be And he said to them, “The taken from them : . then they Son of man is Lord even of the will fast in those days.”

sabbath." 36 And he spake also a para-! 6And it came to pass, on ble to them : “ No one putteth another sabbath also, that he a piece of a new garment upon entered into the synagogue and an old one: otherwise, both the taught: and a man was there, new maketh a rent, and (the whose right hand was withered: piece that was taken from the 7 and the scribes and the ney agreeth nut with the old Pharisees watched him, to see 37 And no one putteth new whether he would heal on the wine into old leathern bottles : sabbath ; that they might find otherwise, the new wine will an accusation against him. 8 burst the bottles, and be spilled, But he knew their thoughts, and and the bottles will be destroy- said to the man that had the

* On the sabbath called second-prime, Campbell. The sense of the original is very obscure. Some good copies onit the word deuregongwr you first after the secondo

withered hand, « Arise, and a power went out from him. stand in the midst.” And he and healed them all. arose, and stood.

20 Then lifting up his eyes 9 Then Jesus said to them, on his disciples, he said, 21 “ I will ask you - What is law." Happy ye poor; for yours is ful on the sabbath ? to do good the kingdom of God. 22 Happy or to do evil ? to save life, or to ye that hunger now; for ye kill ?!" 10 And having looked shall be filled. Happy ye that round about on them all, he weep now ; for ye shall laugh. said to him, “ Stretch forth thy | Happy are ye, when men shall hand." And he did so: and his hate you, and when they shall hand was restored (as the separate you from them, and other]. 11 And they were filled shall reproach and defame you, with madness; and consulted for the sake of the Son of man. with one another what they 23 Rejoice ye in that day, and should do to Jesus.

| leap for joy: for, behold, your 12 And it came to pass, in reward is great in heaven; for those days, that he retired to a in like manner did their fathers mountain to pray; and continu-treat the prophets. ed all night in prayer to God. 24 " But alas for you that are 13 And when it was day, he rich ! for ye have received your called to him his disciples : and comfort. 25 Alas for you that from them he chose twelve, are full! for ye shall hunger. whom he also named apostles : Alas [for you] that laugh now! 14 (Simon whom he had also for ye shall mourn and weep. named Peter, and Andrew his 26 Alas for you, when men shall brother; James and John ; speak well of you! for in like Philip and Bartholomew; 15 manner did their fathers to the Matthew and Thomas; James | false prophets. the son of Alpheus, and Simon 27 « But I say to you that called Zelotes ; 16 Judas the hear ; Love your enemies; do brother of James, and Judas Iso good to those that hate you, 28 cariot, who also was a traitor;) bless those that curse you, and 17 and he came down with pray for those that injuriously them, and stood in the plain; treat you. 29 To him who and there was a multitude of smiteth thee on the one cheek, his disciples, and a great num- offer the other also : and from ber of the people, from all Ju-him who taketh away thy man. dea, and Jerusalem, and the tle, withhold not thy coat also, sea-coast of Tyre and Sidon, 30 And give to every one who who came to hear him, and to asketh of thee; and of him that be cured of their diseases; 18 taketh away what is thine, ask and those that were troubled by it not again. 31 And as ye would impure spirits : and they were that men should do to you, do healed. 19 And the whole mul- ye also to them, in like manner. titude sought to touch him: for 82“ And if ye love those who love you, what thanks have ) mote which is in thine eye;' ye? for sinners, also, love those not considering, that there is a who love them. 33 And if ye beam in thine own eye ? l'hou do good to those who do good hypocrite! first take the beam

to you, what thanks have ye? out of thine own eye, and then * for sinners, also, do the same. thou wilt see clearly to take out

34 And if ye lend to those from the mote which is in thy browhom ye hope to receive, what ther's eye. thanks have ye? for sinners, 43 “ For there is no good tree also, lend to sinners, that they which bringeth forth corrupt may receive an equal return. 35 fruit; nor a corrupt tree which But love your enemies; and do bringeth forth good fruit. 44 good, and lend, hoping for no-For every tree is known by its thing again; and your reward own fruit : from thorns men do will be great, and ye will be not gather figs, nor from a bramthe sons of the Most High: for ble-bush do they cut grapes. 45 he is kind to the unthankful, A good man, out of the good and to the evil.

treasure of his heart, bringeth 366 Be ye [therefore] com-forth that which is good ; and passionate, as your Father also an evil [man,] out of the evil

is compassionate. 37 And judge (treasure of his heart,] bringeth * not, and ye shall not be judged: forth that which is evil : for out

condemn not, and ye shall not of the abundance of his heart be condemned : forgive, and ye shis] mouth speaketh. shall be forgiven: 38 give, and 46 6 And why call ye me it shall be given to you : good Lord, Lord,' and do not the measure, pressed down, and things which I say? shaken together, and running i 47 “Whosoever cometh to over, shall be given into your me, and heareth my words, and

lap. For with the same measure doth them, I will show you to E with which ye deal out, it shall whom he is like. 48 He is like

be measured to you again.” a man who, in building a house, 3 39 He spake also a parable to digged deep, and laid the foun3 them; “ Can the blind lead the dation on a rock : and when - blind? will they not both fall the flood rose, the stream dashinto a ditch ?

ed with violence upon that 40 “ The disciple is not above house, and could not shake it: his teacher: but every one that for it was founded on a rock. is perfected, shall be as his | 49 But he that heareth, and teacher.

| doth not, is like a man who, 41 “ And why observest thou without laying a foundation, the mote in thy brother's eye, built a house upon the earth; but perceivest not the beam in against which the stream dashthine own eye? 42 Or how ed with violence, and immedicanst thou say to thy brother; ately it fell: and the ruin of that • Brother, let me take out the house was great."

CH. VII. 1 NOW when he , the day after, that he went into had ended all his discourses, in a city called Nain: and many the hearing of the people, he of] his disciples went with him, entered into Capernaum. 2 And also a great crowd. 12 Now as a certain centurion's servant, he approached the gate of the who was dear to his master, was city, behold, the people were sick, and ready to die. 3 And carrying out a dead man, the having heard of Jesus, the cen- only son of his mother, and she turion sent to him some elders was a widow: and many people of the Jews, to beseech him that of the city were with her. 13 he would come and heal his And when the Lord saw her, he servant. 4 And when they came had compassion on her, and said to Jesus, they entreated him to her, " Weep not." 14 Then earnestly, saying, “ He is wor-advancing, he touched the bier; thy, for whom thou wilt do this: (now the bearers stood still ;) 5 for he loveth our nation ; and and said, “ Young man, I say to he hath built us a synagogue.” | thee, Arise.”

6 Then Jesus went with them. 15 Then he that had been And when he was now not far dead sát up, and began to speak. from the house, the centurion And he delivered him to his sent friends to him, to say to him, / mother. 16 And fear seized on “ Master, trouble not thyself; | all : and they glorified God, i for I am not worthy that thou saying, “A great prophet is shouldst enter under my roof. risen up among us;”and,“ God 7 Wherefore neither thought hath regarded his people.” 17 I myself worthy to come to thee: And this report concerning him, but coinmand by word, and my went forth through all Judea, servant will be cured. 8 For and through all the country even I, who am a man placed round about. under authority, yet having solo 18 And the disciples of John diers under me, say to this man, told him of all these things. 19 •Go,' and he goeth; and to Then John called unto him another, ‘Come,' and he cometh; two of his disciples, and sent and to my servant, Do this,'| to Jesus, saying, “ Art thou he and he doth it."

that was to come? or do we 9 And when Jesus heard these look for another ?” 20 And the words, he wondered at him; men, coming to him, said, and turning, said to the multi-" John the Baptist hath sent us tude that followed him, “I as-to thee, saying, "Art thou he sure you, I have not found so that was to come ? or do we great faith, even in Israel." 10 look for another?" » And those who were sent, on 21 (Now in that very hour he returning to the house, found had cured many of diseases the servant who had been sick, and grievous maladies, and of perfectly well.

evil spirits, and to many that 11 And it came to pass, onl were blind he had given sight.)

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