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silenced the Sadducees, they gathered themselves together. And one of them, a lawyer, tempted him and asked:

“Master, which is the great commandment in the law?" He said to them : “ Thou shalt love the Lord thy God,

With all thy heart,
With all thy soul,

And with all thy mind.
This is the great and first commandment.
And another like it is this :

Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. On these two commandments hangs the whole of the law."

While the Pharisees were gathered together Jesus asked them :

“What do you think about the Christ? Whose son is he?"

“ David's.”

“How, then, does David in spirit call him Lord, and say:

The Lord said to my Lord:
Sit thou on my right hand,

Till I put thine enemies under thy feet ? and if then David calls him Lord, how is he his

son?"

No one could answer him a word, and from

Matth

22 : 46. that day on no one dared to question him any longer.

Then Jesus talked to the crowds and to the disciples and said :

“ The Scribes and the Pharisees

Sit in Moses' seat.
So all they tell you,

Do and keep

But do not do as they do,
For they say and do not do.

They bind heavy burdens,
And put them on men's shoulders.
But they themselves do not wish to move

them
With their finger.
But all their deeds they do
To be looked at by men.

For they make broad their phylacteries,
And enlarge the borders of their garments.
They love the chief place at feasts,
And the chief seats in the synagogue
And the salutations in the market-places,

And to be called by men, Rabbi.
But do not you be called, Rabbi.
For you have but one teacher, and all you are

brothers.
And do not call any one father on earth,

For
you

have bút one Father in heaven
And do not be called Master.

For you have but one Master, the Christ. But he who is greatest among you Will be your servant.

Whoever shall exalt himself

Will be humbled.
Whoever shall humble himself

Will be exalted.

Woe to you Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites !

For you shut up the Kingdom of Heaven

Against men,

You neither go in yourself,
Nor do you allow those entering to go in.

Woe to you Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites !

For you compass sea and land

To make one proselyte,

And when he is made, You make him twofold more the child of

gehenna than yourselves.

Woe to you, you blind guides ! who say: Whoever shall swear by the temple, it is rothing,

23 : 16.

But whoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor.

You blind fools !
Which is greater, the gold ?
Or the temple which makes the gold sacred ?
And :
Whoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing,
But whoever shall swear by the gift on it, he is
a debtor.

You blind fools !
For which is greater, the gift,
Or the altar which makes the gift sacred ?

So whoever shall swear by the altar,

Swears by it and by everything on it. Whoever swears by the temple,

Swears by it and by him who dwells in it. Whoever swears by heaven Swears by the throne of God and by him who

sits on it.

Woe to you Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites !

For you tithe mint and anise and cummin,
And have omitted the weightier parts of the

law, justice, pity and faith.
But these you ought to have done,
And not to have left the others undone.

MATTH

You blind guides!
You strain out a gnat
And swallow a camel !

Woe to you Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites !

For you

clean the outside of the cup and of the

dish, But inside they are full from extortion and excess.

You blind Pharisee ! Clean first the inside of the cup and of the

dish, That the outside may be clean also.

Woe to you Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites !

For you are like whited sepulchres which out

side appear beautiful, But inside are full of dead men's bones and

of all uncleanness In the same way also, you outside appear to

men good But inside you are full of hypocrisy and law

lessness.

Woe to you Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites !

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