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tude away, that they may go | must suffer many things, and into the villages and country be rejected by the elders and round about, and lodge, and chief-priests and scribes, and get provision : for we are here be killed, and be raised the in a desert place.” 13 But he third day.” said to them, “ Give ye them 23 And he said to all, “If to eat." And they said, “ We any one would come after me, have no more than five loaves let him deny himself, [and take and two fishes; unless we up his cross daily]] and follow should go and buy food for all me. 24 For whosoever would this people.” 14 For they were save his life, shall lose it: but about five thousand men. And whosoever shall lose his life he said to his disciples, “ Make for my sake, he shall save it. 25 them place themselves on the For what is a man profited, if ground, by fifties in a com- he gain the whole world, and

lose (or forfeit] himself ? * 15 And they did so; and 26 For whosoever shall be made them all place themselves. ashamed of me, and of my 16 And taking the five loaves words, of him the Son of man and the two fishes, he looked up will be ashamed, when he shall to heaven, and blessed them, come in his own glory, and in and brake, and gave to his dis- that of his Father, and of the ciples to set before the multi- holy angels. 27 But I tell you tude. 17 And alt ate, and were truly, There are some of those filled: and what remained to who stand here, who shall not them of the fragments was ta- taste of death, till they have seen ken up, even twelve panniers. the reign of God.”

18 And it came to pass, that 28 And it was about eight while he was in a retired place, days after this discourse, that, praying, his disciples being taking with him Peter, and with him : he asked them, say-| John, and James, he went up a ing, “ Whom do the multitudes mountain to pray. 20 And it say that I am ?" 12 They an- I came to pass that, as he prayed, swering, said, “ John the Bap- the appearance of his countetist; but some Elijah; and nance was changed, and his raiothers say, that one of the old ment appeared white and shinprophets is risen again.” 20 ing. 30 And, lo, there talked And he said to them, “ But with him two men, who were whom say ye that I am ?” And Moses and Elijah : 31 they apPeter answering, said, “ The pearing in glory, spake of his Christ of God.” 21 Then strictly departure which he was about charging them, he commanded to accomplish at Jerusalem. them to tell no one that thing, 32 But Peter, and those that 22 saying, “The Son of man were with him, were heavy

* The words (or forfeitj in brackets are probably a marginal gloss. Newcome's note.

with sleep: and awaking, they demon dashed him down, and saw his glory, and the two men convulsed him. Then Jesus re. who were standing with him. buked the impure spirit, and 33 And it came to pass, as cured the child, and delivered they were parted from him, him to his father. 43 And all that Peter said to Jesus 6 Mas- were amazed at the mighty ter, it is good for us to be here: / power of God. and let us make three taberna- BUT while all wondered at cles; one for thee, and one for all the things which [Jesus did, Moses, and one for Elijah :" he said to his disciples, 44 not knowing what he said. “ Let these words sink down

34 And while he was thus into your ears : for the Son of speaking, a cloud came and man is about to be delivered overshadowed them: and they up into the hands of men." 45 feared, as those men entered the But they understood not this cloud. 35 And there came a saying, and it was hidden from voice out of the cloud, saying, them; so that they did not per“ This is my beloved Son: hearceive it: and they were afraid ye him.” 36 And the voice to ask him concerning this being past, Jesus was found saying. alone. And they kept silence, 46 And there arose a reasonand told no one, in those days, ing among them, which of them any of the things which they should be greatest. 47 And Jehad seen.

sus perceiving the thought of 37 And it came to pass that, their heart, took a little child, on the next day, when they whom he set by himself, 48 and were come down from the said to them, “Whosoever shall mountain, a great multitude receive this little child, in my met him. 38 And, lo, a man of name, receiveth me; and whothe multitude cried out, saying, soever shall receive me, re. “ Teacher, I beseech thee, look ceiveth him who sent me : for upon my son: for he is mine he that is least among you all, only child. 39 And, lo, a spirit he shall be great." seizeth him, and he suddenly 49 Then John speaking, said, crieth out; and it convulseth “ Master', we saw one casting him so that he foameth, and, out demons in thy name; and bruising him, hardly departeth we forbade him, because he folfrom him. 40 And I besought loweth not with us." 50 And thy disciples to cast it out ; but Jesus said to him, “ Forbid him they could not.”

not: for he that is not against 41 And Jesus answering, you, is for you.” said, “O unbelieving and per- 51 NOW it came to pass, verse generation, how long that when the days were fulfillshall I be with you, and endure ed that he should be received you? Bring thy son [hither]." 42 up, he stedfastly set his face to And as he was now coming, the go to Jerusalem ; 52 and sent messengers before him: and looking back, is fit for the kingthey went and entered into a dom of God.” village of the Samaritans, to Ch. X. 1 NOW after these make ready for him: 53 but occurrences, the Lord appointed they would not receive him, be- seventy others also, and sent cause they perceived he was them two and two before him, going to Jerusalem. 54 And into every city and place whiwhen his disciples, James and ther he himself was about to John, saw this, they said,“ Mas- come. ter, is it thy will that we com- 2 He said therefore to them, mand fire to come down from The harvest indeed is plenheaven, and consume them, teous, but the labourers are few: Teven as Elijah did] ?" 55 But pray ye therefore the Lord of turning about, he rebuked them, the harvest, that he would send Tand said, " Ye know not what forth labourers into his harvest. manner of spirit ye are of.]"* 3 Go ye: behold, I send you 56 And they went to another as lambs amidst wolves. 4 Carvillage.

ry neither purse, nor bag, nor 57 It also came to pass, as sandals; and salute no one on they were going on the way, the way. 5 And into whatsothat a certain man said to him, ever house ye enter, first say, "Sir, I will follow thee whi. Peace be to this house.' 6 And thersoever thou goest." 58 And if the son of peace be there, Jesus said to him, “ The foxes your peace shall rest upon it : have holes, and the birds of the but if not, it shall turn back to air hare places of shelter, but yourselves. 7 And remain in the Son of man hath not where the same house, eating and to rest his head.”

drinking such things as they 59 He said also to another, I give : for the labourer is wor. “Follow me.” But he said, thy of his wages. Go not from 6 Sir, permit me to go first house to house and bury my father.” 60 And 8 And into whatsoever city

Jesus] said to him, “ Let the ye enter, and they receive you, dead bury their dead: but go eat such things as are set be-. thou, and publish the reign of fore you. 9 And cure the sick God.”

that are therein; and say to · 61 And another also said, them, "The reign of God draw. “Sir, I will follow thee; but eth near to you.' 10 But into permit me first to take leave whatsoever city ye enter, and of my family." 62 But Jesus they receive you not, go forth said to him, “ No one having into the streets of it, and say, put his hand to the plough, and ( 11 Even the dust, which

*" and said, “Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of; for the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them.” These words are wanting in the Alex. Vat. Ephr. and in most other MSS. and versions. The Camb. retains the words of the first clause, but omits the l'est.” Im. Ver. note.

cleaveth to us from your city, , wise and learned, yet thou hast we wipe off against you : not- revealed them to babes : yes, withstanding, know this, that Father; for so it hath seemed the reign of God draweth near. | good in thy sight. 22 All things 12 I assure you that Sodom, on have been delivered to me by my that day, shall be more tole- Father : and none knoweth who rable, than that city.

the Son is, but the Father; and 13 « Alas for thee, Chorazin ! who the Father is, but the Son, Alas for thee, Bethsaida! for if and he to whom the Son choosthe mighty works which have eth to reveal him." been done in you had been 23 And turning to his discidone in Tyre and Sidon, they ples, he said privately, “ Bleswould have repented long ago, sed are the eyes which see what sitting in sackcloth and ashes. ye see: 24 for I tell you, that 14 Wherefore Tyre and Sidon many prophets and kings have shall be more tolerable in the desired to see the things which judgment, than you. 15 And ye see, and have not seen them; thou, Capernaum, which hast and hear the things which ye been exalted to heaven, shalt hear, and have not heard them." be brought down to hades. 1 25 AND, behold, a certain

16 “He that heareth you, hear-, teacher of the law rose up, tryeth me; and he that rejecteth ing him, and saying, “ Teacher, you, rejecteth me ; and he that what shall I do to inherit aionirejecteth me, rejecteth him that an life?” 26 And Jesus said to sent me."

him, “ What is written in the 17 And the seventy returned law ? how readest thou ?" 27 with joy, saying, “ Master, even | And he answering, said, “ Thou the demons are subject to us, shalt love the Lord thy God through thy name." 18 And he with all thy heart, and with all said to them, “I beheld the thy soul, and with all thy adversary fall like lightning strength, and with all thy mind: from heaven. 19 Behold, I give and thy neighbour as thyself.” you power to tread on serpents 28 Then Jesus said to him, and scorpions, and over all the “ Thou hast answered right: strength of the enemy; and do this, and thou shalt live." nothing shall by any means 29 But he, desiring to justify hurt you. “20 Nevertheless, in himself, said to Jesus, « And this rejoice not, that the spirits who is my neighbour?" are subject to you ; but rejoice 30 And Jesus replying, said, that your names are written in "A certain man went down heaven.”

from Jerusalem to Jericho, and 21 In that hour, Jesus greatly I fell among robbers, who striprejoiced in spirit, and said, “Iped him of his raiment, and adore thee, O Father, Lord of wounded him, and departed; heaven and earth, that thou hast leaving him half dead. 31 And hidden these things from the by chance, a certain priest came down that way; and see- | Jesus answering, said to her, ing him, he passed by on the “ Martha, Martha, thou art anxother side. 32 In like manner ious, and troubled about many a Levite also, when he reach- things; 42 one indeed is useful:* ed the place, [came,] and see- | but Mary hath chosen the good ing him, he passed by on the part, which shall not be taken other side. 33 But a certain from her." Samaritan, as he journeyed, Ch. XI. 1 And it came to came where he was : and see- pass, that, as he was praying in ing him, had compassion on a certain place, when he ceashim, 34 and going up to him, ed, one of his disciples said to bound up his wounds, pouring him, “Master, teach us to pray, in oil and wine; and set him as John also taught his disci. on his own beast, and brought ples.” 2 And he said to them, him to an inn, and took care of “When ye pray, say, “O Fa.

ther, hallowed be thy name. 35 “And on the morrow, [as Thy reign come. 3 Give us he was going] he took out two each day our daily bread; 4 and denarii, and giving them to the forgive us our sins; for even host, he said to him, "Take we forgive all who offend us; care of him; and whatsoever and abandon us not to temptathou spendest more, on my re- tion.'turn I will repay thee.' 36 Now 5 Moreover he said to them, which of these three thinkest “ Should any one of you have thou was neighbour to him who a friend, and go to him at midfell among the robbers?” 37 night, and say to him, Friend, And he said, “He who showed lend me three loaves ; 6 for a pity to him.” [Then] Jesus friend (of mine] is come off his replied, "Go, and do thou in journey to see me, and I have like manner.”


nothing to set before him :'7 38 And it came to pass, as and he answering from within, they journeyed, that he entered should say, "Do not disturb into a certain village : and a me: the door is now locked ; certain woman, named Martha, and my children, as well as I, received him into her house. I are in bed; I cannot rise and 39 And she had a sister called I give thee.' 8 I tell you, though Mary ; who sat also at the feet he will not rise and give him, of Jesus, and heard his words. because he is his friend, yet be40 But Martha, being harassed cause of his importunity, he by much attendance, came and will rise and give him as many said, “ Master, carest thou not as he needeth. that my sister hath left me to 9 “ I likewise tell you, Ask, attend alone? Bid her therefore, and it shall be given you; that she assist me.” 41 And' seek, and ye shall find; knock, * See Bishop Pearce : q.d." there is need of one dish only for me to eat of.” Some good co

pies read, there is need only of few, or even of one."

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