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Beware of false prophets.
Chap. viii. The leper cleansed.
9 Or what man is there of you, that day, Lord, Lord, have we not whom if his son ask bread, will he prophesied in thy name? and in give him a stone? thy name have cast out devils? 10 Or if he ask a fish, will he and in thy name done many wongive him a serpent? derful works?
11 If ye then, being evil, know 23 And then will I profess unto how to give good gifts unto your them, I never knew you: depart children, how much more shall from me, ye that work iniquity. your Father, which is in heaven, 24 TTherefore whosoever heargive good things to them that ask eth these sayings of mine, and dohim? eth them, I will liken him unto a 12 Therefore all things whatso-wise man, which built his house ever ye would that men should do upon a rock: to you, do ye even so to them: 25 And the rain descended, and for this is the law and the prophets. the floods came, and the winds
13 Enter ye in at the strait blew, and beat upon that house; gate; for wide is the gate, and broad and it fell not: for it was founded is the way, that leadeth to destruc-upon a rock.
tion, and many there be which 26 And every one that heareth go in thereat : these sayings of mine, and doeth gate, them not, shall be likened unto a which foolish man, which built his house there upon the sand:
14 Because strait is the and narrow is the way, leadeth unto life, and few be that find it. 27 And the rain descended, and, 15 Beware of false prophets, the floods came, and the winds which come to you in sheep's blew, and beat upon that house; clothing, but inwardly they are and it fell, and great was the fall ravening wolves. of it.
16 Ye shall know them by their 28 T And it came to pass, when fruits. Do men gather grapes of Jesus had ended these sayings, thorns, or figs of thistles? the people were astonished at his
17 Even so, every good tree doctrine: bringeth forth good fruit; but a 29 For he taught them as one corrupt tree bringeth forth evil having authority, and not as the fruit.
18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. 19 Every tree that not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
CHAP. VIII. Christ's miracles. HEN he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him.
20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.
2 And, behold, there came a leper and worshipped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst
21 Not every one that saith make me clean. unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter 3 And Jesus put forth his hand, into the kingdom of heaven; but and touched him, saying, I will; he that doeth the will of my Fa-be thou clean. And immediatether which is in heaven. ly his leprosy was cleansed.
22 Many will say unto me in 4 And Jesus saith unto him,
servant healed. Sce thou tell no man; but go thy and the fever left her and she way, shew thyself to the priest, arose, and ministered unto them. and offer the gift that Moses com- 16 ¶ When the even was come, manded, for a testimony unto they brought unto him many that them. were possessed with devils: and 5 ¶ And when Jesus was enter-lhe cast out the spirits with his ed into Capernaum, there came un-word, and healed all that were to himacenturion, beseeching him, sick;
6 And saying, Lord, my servant 17 That it might be fulfilled lieth at home sick of the palsy, which was spoken by Esaias the grievously tormented. prophet, saying, Himself took 7 And Jesus saith unto him, Iour infirmities, and bare our sickwill come and heal him.
8 The centurion answered, and 18 Now, when Jesus saw great said, Lord, I am not worthy that multitudes about him, he gave thou shouldest come under my commandment to depart unto the roof: but speak the word only, other side. and my servant shall be healed.
19 And a certain scribe came, 9 For I am a man under autho-and said unto him, Master, I will rity, having soldiers under me:follow thee whithersoever thou and I say to this man, Go, and he goest.
goeth; and to another, Come, and 20 And Jesus saith unto him, he cometh; and to my servant, The foxes have holes, and the Do this, and he doeth it. birds of the air bave nests; but 10 When Jesus heard it, he the Son of man hath not where to marvelled, and said to them that lay his head. followed, Verily I say unto you, 21 And another of his disciples I have not found so great faith, said unto him, Lord, suffer me no, not in Israel. first to go and bury my father.
11 And I say unto you, That 22 But Jesus said unto him, many shall come from the east Follow me; and let the dead buand west, and shall sit down with ry their dead.
Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, 23 ¶ And when he was entered in the kingdom of heaven: into a ship, his disciples followed
12 But the children of the king-him. dom shall be cast out into outer 24 And, behold, there arose a darkness there shall be weeping great tempest in the sea, insomuch and gnashing of teeth. that the ship was covered with 13 And Jesus said unto the the waves: but he was asleep. centurion, Go thy way; and as 25 And his disciples came to thou hast believed, so be it done him, and awoke him, saying, unto thee. And his servant was Lord, save us: we perish. healed in the self-same hour. 26 And he saith unto them, 14 And when Jesus was come Why are ye fearful? O ye of litinto Peter's house, he saw histle faith! Then he arose, and rewife's mother laid, and sick of a buked the winds and the sea; fever. and there was a great calm.
15 And he touched her hand,
27 But the men marvelled, say
Christ cureth the palsy.
ing, What manner of man is palsy, Son, be of good cheer; this, that even the winds and the thy sins be forgiven thee. sea obey him!
3 And, behold, certain of the 28 ¶ And when he was come to scribes said within themselves, the other side, into the country of This man blasphemeth. the Gergesenes, there met him 4 And Jesus, knowing their two possessed with devils, com-thoughts, said, Wherefore think ing out of the tombs, exceeding ye evil in your hearts? fierce, so that no man might pass 5 For whether is easier, to say, by that way. Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to 29 And, behold, they cried out, say, Arise and walk? saying, What have we to do with 6 But that ye may know that thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art the Son of man hath power on thou come hither to torment us earth to forgive sins, (then saith before the time? he to the sick of the palsy,) Arise, 30 And there was a good way take up thy bed, and go unto off from them an herd of many thine house. swine feeding.
7 And he arose, and departed 31 So the devils besought him, to his house. saying, If thou cast us out, suffer 8 But when the multitudes saw us to go away into the herd of it, they marvelled, and glorified swine. God, which had given such pow32 And he said unto them, Go.er unto men. And, when they were come out, 9 And, as Jesus passed forth they went into the herd of swine from thence, he saw a man namand behold, the whole herd of ed Matthew, sitting at the receipt swine ran violently down a steep of custom: and he saith unto place into the sea, and perished him, Follow me. And he arose, in the waters. land followed him.
33 And they that kept them 10 And it came to pass, as fled, and went their ways into the Jesus sat at meat in the house, city, and told every thing; and behold, many publicans and sinwhat was befallen to the possess-ners came, and sat down with him ed of the devils. and his disciples.
34 And, behold, the whole city 11 And when the Pharisees came out to meet Jesus: and saw it, they said unto his disciwhen they saw him, they be-ples, Why eateth your Master sought him that he would depart with publicans and sinners? out of their coasts.
12 But, when Jesus heard that, he said unto them, They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick.
Matthew the apostle called. ND he entered into a ship, and passed over, and came into his own city.
13 But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, 2 And, behold, they brought to and not sacrifice: for I am not him a man sick of the palsy, lying come to call the righteous, but on a bed and Jesus, seeing their sinners, to repentance. faith, said unto the sick of the 14 T Then came to him the dis
26 And the fame hereof went abroad into all that land.
ciples of John, saying, Why do 24 He said unto them, Give we and the Pharisees fast oft, but place: for the maid is not dead, thy disciples fast not? but sleepeth. And they laughed 15 And Jesus said unto them, him to scorn. Can the children of the bride- 25 But when the people were chamber mourn, as long as the put forth, he went in, and took bridegroom is with them? but her by the hand, and the maid the days will come when the arose. bridegroom shall be taken from them, and then shall they fast. 16 No man putteth a piece of 27 ¶ And when Jesus departed new cloth unto an old garment; thence, two blind men followed for that which is put in to fill it him, crying, and saying, Thou son up taketh from the garment, and of David, have mercy on us. the rent is made worse. 28 And when he was come into 17 Neither do men put new the house, the blind men came to wine into old bottles; else the him: and Jesus saith unto them, bottles break, and the wine run-Believe ye that I am able to do neth out, and the bottles perish: this? They said unto him, Yea, but they put new wine into new Lord.
bottles, and both are preserved. 29 Then touched he their eyes,
18 While he spake these saying, According to your faith things unto them, behold, there be it unto you. came a certain ruler and worship- 30 And their eyes were openped him, saying, My daughter is ed; and Jesus straitly charged even now dead: but come, and them, saying, See that no man lay thy hand upon her, and she know it.
31 But they, when they were 19 And Jesus arose, and fol-departed, spread abroad his fame lowed him, and so did his disci- in all that country.
32 ¶ As they went out, behold, 20 T (And, behold, a woman, they brought to him a dumb man which was diseased with an issue possessed with a devil. of blood twelve years, came be- 33 And when the devil was cast hind him, and touched the hem of out, the dumb spake: and the his garment: multitudes marvelled, saying, It
21 For she said within herself, was never so seen in Israel. If I may but touch his garment, I 34 But the Pharisees said, He shall be whole. casteth out devils through the 22 But Jesus turned him about, prince of the devils. and when he saw her, he said, 35 And Jesus went about all the Daughter, be of good comfort; cities and villages, teaching in thy faith hath made thee whole. their synagogues, and preaching And the woman was made whole the gospel of the kingdom, and from that hour.) healing every sickness, and every 23 ¶And when Jesus came into disease among the people. the ruler's house, and saw the 36 But when he saw the mulminstrels and the people making titudes, he was moved with.coma noise, passion on them, because they
twelve apostles to preach.
Christ sendeth out his Chap. x. fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd.
11 And into whatsoever city or town ye shall enter, enquire who 37 Then saith he unto his dis-in it is worthy; and there abide ciples, The harvest truly is plen-till ye go thence. teous, but the labourers are few.
12 And when ye come into an
38 Pray ye therefore the Lord house, salute it.
The apostles sent to preach.
13 And if the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it: but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.
14 And whosoever shall not rehim his twelve disciples, helceive you, nor hear your words, gave them power against unclean when ye depart out of that house, spirits, to cast them out, and to or city, shake off the dust of your heal all manner of sickness, and feet. all manner of disease.
15 Verily I say unto you, It 2 Now the names of the twelve shall be more tolerable for the land apostles are these; The first, Si-of Sodom and Gomorrha, in the mon, who is called Peter, and day of judgment, than for that city. Andrew his brother; James the 16 T Behold, I send you forth son of Zebedee, and John his as sheep in the midst of wolves: brother; be ye, therefore, wise as serpents, 3 Philip, and Bartholomew; and harmless as doves. Thomas, and Matthew the pub- 17 But beware of men: for they lican; James the son of Alpheus, will deliver you up to the counand Lebbeus, whose surname was cils, and they will scourge you in Thaddeus ; their synagogues :
4 Simon the Canaanite, and Ju- 18 And ye shall be brought bedas Iscariot, who also betrayed fore governors and kings for my him. sake, for a testimony against them
51 These twelve Jesus sent forth, and the Gentiles. and commanded them, saying, 19 But when they deliver you Go not into the way of the Gen-up, take no thought how or what tiles, and into any city of the Sa-ye shall speak for it shall be gimaritans enter ye not: ven you in that same hour what
6 But go rather to the lost sheep ye shall speak. of the house of Israel.
20 For it is not ye that speak, 7 And as ye go, preach, saying, but the Spirit of your father The kingdom of heaven is at hand. which speaketh in you.
8 Heal the sick, cleanse the 21 And the brother shall delilepers, raise the dead, cast out ver up the brother to death, and devils: freely ye have received, the father the child: and the chilfreely give. dren shall rise up against their pa9 Provide neither gold, nor sil-rents, and cause them to be put ver, nor brass in your purses; to death.
10 Nor scrip for your journey, 22 And ye shall be hated of all neither two coats, neither shoes, men for my name's sake: but he nor yet staves: for the workman that endureth to the end shall be is worthy of his meat. Isaved.