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21 1 And he looked up, ’and saw the rich men that were

(2 casting their gifts into the treasury. "And he saw a cer(3 tain poor widow casting in thither two mites. "And he

said, Of a truth I say unto you, This poor widow cast in (4 more than they all : "for all these did of their superfluity

cast in unto the gifts : but she of her want did cast in all the living that she had.

And as some spake of the temple, how it was adorned (6 with goodly stones and offerings, he said, "As for these

things which ye behold, the days will come, in which there

shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall (7) not be thrown down. "And they asked him, saying, 2 Mas

ter, when therefore shall these things be? and what shall

be the sign when these things are about to come to pass ? (8

"And he said, Take heed that ye be not led astray: for

many shall come in my name, saying, I am he; and, The 9) time is at hand: go ye not after them. "And when ye

shall hear of wars and tumults, be not terrified : for these things must needs come to pass first; but the end is not immediately

Then said he unto them, Nation shall rise against 11) nation, and kingdom against kingdom: "and there shall

be great earthquakes, and in divers places famines and

pestilences; and there shall be terrors and great signs (12 from heaven. "But before all these things, they shall lay

their hands on you, and shall persecute you, delivering

you up to the synagogues and prisons, 3 bringing you be(13 fore kings and governors for my name's sake.

name's sake. "It shall 14 turn unto you for a testimony. "Settle it therefore in

your hearts, not to meditate beforehand how to answer: 15 "for I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your


adversaries shall not be able to withstand or to gainsay. 1 Or, and saw them that ... treasury, and they were rich.

3 Gr. you being brought.

? Or, Teacher

A. V.-CH. xxi. 2 [also); 3 (that)..(hath); 4 have..abundance.. offerings (of God).. penury hath ; 5 gifts ; 6 (the); 7 but..will (there). . shall ; 8 deceived.. Christ.. draweth near. . [therefore] ; 9 But..commotions.. by and by ; 11 fearful sights ; 12 (into).. being brought..rulers ; 13 (And] ; 14 before what ye shall ; 15 | nor / resist.

16 "But ye shall be delivered up even by parents, and brethren, and kinsfolk, and friends; and some of you

1 shall 17 they cause to be put to death. "And


shall be hated of (18) all men for my name's sake. "And not a hair of your 19 head shall perish. "In your patience ye shall win your

2 souls. (20 But when ye see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then 21 know that her desolation is at hand. "Then let them that

are in Judæa flee unto the mountains; and let them that

are in the midst of her depart out; and let not them that (22 are in the country enter therein. "For these are days of

vengeance, that all things which are written may be fulfilled. (23 "Woe unto them that are with child and to them that give

suck in those days ! for there shall be great distress upon (24 the 3 land, and wrath unto this people. "And they shall

fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led captive into all the nations : and Jerusalem shall be trodden down

of the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled. (25) "And there shall be signs in sun and moon and stars ;

and upon the earth distress of nations, in, perplexity 26 for the roaring of the sea and the billows; 'ment fainting

for fear, and for expectation of the things which are coming on the world : for the powers of the heavens shall

be shaken. "And then shall they see the Son of man (28 coming in a cloud with power and great glory. "But

when these things begin to come to pass, look up, and lift up your heads; because your redemption draweth nigh.

And he spake to them a parable : Behold the fig tree, (30 and all the trees : "when they now shoot forth, ye see it

and know of your own selves that the summer is now Or, shall they put to death



* Or, expiring

? Or, lives

3 Or, earth

5 Gr. the inhabited earth.

A. V.-16 And..betrayed both.. kinsfolks ; 18 But (there) ; 19 | possess 1 ; 20 And..(shall).. (the).. thereof..nigh ; 21 .. . thereinto ; 22 be (the) ; 23 (But) . [ upon) ; 24 (away); 25 (the).. (in the). . (in the)..with.. waves ; 26 Men's hearts failing them..looking after heaven ; 28 And..(then). .for ; 30 (at hand).

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(31 nigh. "Even so ye also, when ye see these things coming

to pass, know ye that the kingdom of God is nigh. 32 "Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass 33 away, till all things be accomplished. "Heaven and earth

shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away. *(34) But take heed to yourselves, lest haply your hearts be

overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares

of this life, and that day come on you suddenly as a snare: +35) "for so shall it come upon all them that dwell on the face (36 of all the earth.

"But watch ye at every season, making supplication, that ye may prevail to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of

man. (37 And every day he was teaching in the temple; and

every night he went out, and lodged in the mount that is called the mount of Olives. "And all the people came early in the morning to him in the temple, to hear

him. 22 1

Now the feast of unleavened bread drew nigh, which is called the Passover. "And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might put him to death ; for they

feared the people. 3)

And Satan entered into Judas who was called Iscariot, 4 being of the number of the twelve. "And he went away,

and communed with the chief priests and captains, how

he might deliver him unto them. "And they were glad, 6 and covenanted to give him money. "And he consented,

and sought opportunity to deliver him unto them 'in the

absence of the multitude. 7) And the day of unleavened bread came, on which the 8 passover must be sacrificed. "And he sent Peter an John, saying, Go and make ready for us the passover,

Or, without tumult



A. V.-31 likewise..come..(at hand); 32 fulfilled ; 34 any time..(so). . upon .. unawares ; 35 on..

.. whole; 36 | therefore 1, (and) pray always.. be accounted worthy | ; 37 (in the).. (time)..(at)..abode ; 38 (for;.- -CH. XXII. 2 kill; 3 Then. surnamcd ; 4 his way..betray ; 6 promised.. betray ; 7 Then.. when killed ; 8 prepare.


that we may eat. "And they said unto him, Where wilt 10) thou that we make ready? "And he said unto them, Be

hold, when ye are entered into the city, there shall meet

you a man bearing a pitcher of water; follow him into 11 the house whereinto he goeth. "And ye shall say unto

the goodman of the house, The Master saith unto thee,

Where is the guest-chamber, where I shall eat the pass12 over with my disciples ? "And he will shew you a large 13 upper room furnished: there make ready. 'And they

went, and found as he had said unto them : and they

made ready the passover. (14 And when the hour was come, he sat down, and the 15 apostles with him. "And he said unto them, With desire

I have desired to eat this passover with you before I suf(16 fer : "for I say unto you, I will not eat it, until it be ful(17 filled in the kingdom of God. "And he received a cup,

and when he had given thanks, he said, Take this, 18 and divide it among yourselves : "for I say unto you, I

will not drink from henceforth of the fruit of the vine, (19 until the kingdom of God shall come. "And he took

2bread, and when he had given thanks, he brake it, and

gave to them, saying, This is my body & which is given 20 for you: this do in remembrance of me. "And the

cup in like manner after supper, saying, This cup is the new

4 covenant in my blood, even that which is poured out for 21 you. "But behold, the hand of him that betrayeth me is

with me on the table. "For the Son of man indeed goeth,

as it hath been determined: but woe unto that man 23 through whom he is betrayed ! "And they began to

question among themselves, which of them it was that

should do this thing. (24 And there arose also a contention among them, which


Or, Teacher • Or, a loaf 3 Some ancient authorities omit which is given for you ... which is poured out for you. * Or, testament

A. V.-9 prepare ; 10 | where ...entereth (in) ; 12 shall ; 14 [twelve] ; 16 [any more) .. thereof l; 17 took the.. gave.. (and); 19 gave. . (and)..unto; 20 Likewise also..tectament |..shed ; 22 | And I truly., ; 23 enquire ; 24 was..strife.


of them is accounted to be 'greatest. "And he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles have lordship

over them; and they that have authority over them are 26 called Benefactors. "But ye shall not be so: but he that

is the greater among you, let him become as the younger; 27 and he that is chief, as he that doth serve. For whether

is greater, he that’sitteth at meat, or he that serveth ? is

not he that sitteth at meat ? but I am in the midst of 28 you as he that serveth.

"But ye are they which have (29 continued with me in my temptations; "and 'I appoint

unto you a kingdom, even as my Father appointed unto 30 me, "that ye may eat and drink at my table in my king

dom; and ye shall sit on thrones judging the twelve (31 tribes of Israel. Simon, Simon, behold, Satan 4asked 32 to have you, that he might sift you as wheat : "but I made

supplication for thee, that thy faith fail not: and do thou,

when once thou hast turned again, stablish thy brethren. 33)

"And he said unto him, Lord, with thee I am ready to go both to prison and to death. "And he said, I tell thee, Peter, the cock shall not crow this day, until thou shalt

thrice deny that thou knowest me. 35

"And he said unto them, When I sent you forth without purse, and wallet, and shoes, lacked ye any thing? 36) And they said, Nothing. "And he said unto them, But

now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise a

wallet : 5and he that hath none, let him sell his cloke, (37 and buy a sword. "For I say unto you, that this which

is written must be fulfilled in me, And he was reckoned

with transgressors : for that which concerneth me hath 38 ® fulfilment. "And they said, Lord, behold, here are two swords. And he said unto them, It is enough.


3 Or, I appoint unto you, even as my Father appointed unto me a kingdom, that ye may eat and drink &c. 4 Or, obtained you by asking

• Or, and he that hath no sword, let him sell his cloke, and buy one. Gr end. A. V.-should be. . (the) ; 25 exercise .. exercise. . upon ; 26 greatest.. be ; 27 among; 29 (hath); 31 [And the Lord said)..hath desired.. may ; 32 have prayed..are converted, strengthen ; 33 into ; 34 | before that]: 35 scrip : 36 |Then... his scrip... | no...garment.. lonel ; 37 that. . (yet). .accomplished..among (the). . I the things | concerning. . have an end.

1 Gr. greater.

? Gr. reclineth.

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