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Parables of the unjust judge, LUKE, and of the Pharisee and Publican. CHAP. XVIII.

other men are, extortioners, The importunate widow. unjust, adulterers, or even as AND he spake a parable this publican : A unto them to this end, | 12 I fast twice in the week, that men ought always to pray, I give tithes of all that I posand not to faint: : : sess. I

2 Saying, There was in a 13 And the publican, standcity a judge, which feared not ing afar off, would not lift up God, neither regarded man: so much as his eyes unto

3 And there was a widow in heaven, but smote upon his that city; and she came unto breast, saying, God be merciful him, saying, Avenge me of to me a sinner. mine adversary. :

| 14 I. tell you, This man 4. And he would not for went down to his house justi-a while: but afterward he said fied rather than the other: for within himself, Though I fear | every one that exalteth himself not God, nor regard man; shall be abased ; and he that :5 Yet, because this widow humbleth himself shall be extroubleth me, I will avenge her, alted. lest by her continual coming 15 And they brought she weary me. .

unto him also infants, that he 6 And the Lord said, Hear would touch them: but when what the unjust judge saith. his disciples saw it, they re

7 And shall not God avenge buked them. . . his own elect, which cry day 16 But Jesus called them and night unto him, though unto him, and said, Suffer he bear long with them? little children to come unto

8 I tell you that he will me, and forbid them not: for avenge them speedily. Never of such is the kingdom of God. theless, when the Son of man 17 Verily I say unto you, cometh, shall he find faith on Whosoever shall not receive the earth?

. the kingdom of God as a little 9 And he spake this pa- child, shall in no wise enter rable unto certain which trusted therein. in themselves that they were 18 And à certain ruler righteous, and despised others: asked him, saying, Good Mas

10 Two men went up into ter, what shall I do to inherit the temple to pray; the one eternal life? a Pharisee, and the other | 19 And Jesus said unto him, a publican.

| Why callest thou me good ? 11 The Pharisee stood and none is good, save one, that is, prayed thus with himself: God, God. I thank thee that I am not as / 20 Thou knowest the com

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Of trusting in riches. CHAP. XVIII. Christ giveth sight to the blind. mandments, Do not commiti 31 . Then he took unto adultery, Do not kill, Do not him the twelve, and said unto steal, Do not bear false witness, them, Behold, we go up to Honour thy father and thy Jerusalem, and all things that mother.

are written by the prophets 21 And he said, All these concerning the Son of man have I kept from my youth up. shall be accomplished.

22 Now when Jesus heard | 32 For he shall be delivered these things, he said unto him, unto the Gentiles, and shall Yet lackest thou one thing : be mocked, and spitefully ensell all that thou hast, and dis- treated, and spitted on: tribute unto the poor, and thou 33 And they shall scourge shalt have treasure in heaven : him, and put him to death: and come, follow me.

and the third day he shall rise 23 And when he heard this,

again. he was very sorrowful : for he 34 And they understood was very rich.

none of these things: and this 24 And when Jesus saw that saying was hid from them, he was very sorrowful, he said, neither knew they the things How hardly shall they that which were spoken. have riches enter into the king- 35 9 And it came to pass, dom of God!

that as he was come nigh unto 25 For it is easier for a camel | Jericho, a certain blind man to go through a needle's eye, sat by the way side, begging: than for a rich man to enter 36 And hearing the multiinto the kingdom of God. tude pass by, he asked what it

26 And they that heard it meant. said, Who then can be saved? 37 And they told him that

27 And he said, The things Jesus of Nazareth passeth by. which are impossible with men 38 And he cried, saying, are possible with God. i Jesus, thou son of David, have

28 Then Peter said, Lo, we mercy on me. have left all, and followed thee. 39 And they which went

29 And he said unto them, before rebuked him, that he Verily I say unto you, there is should hold his peace: but he no man that hath left house, cried so much the more, Thou or parents, or brethren, or wife, son of David, have mercy on or children, for the kingdom of me. God's sake,

40 And Jesus stood, and 30 Who shall not receive commanded him to be brouglit manifold more in this present unto him: and vhen he was time, and in the world to come come near, he asked him, life everlasting

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The ten pieces of silver , that I shall do unto thee? And give to the poor: and if I have he said, Lord, that I may re- / taken any thing from any man ceive my sight.

by false accusation, I restore 42 And Jesus said unto him, him four-fold. Receive thy sight: thy faith 9 And Jesus said unto him, hath saved thee.

This day is salvation come to 43 And immediately he re- this house, forsomuch as he ceived his sight, and followed also is a son of Abraham. him, glorifying God: and all 10 For the Son of man is the people, when they saw it, come to seek and to save that gave praise unto God. which was lost. CHAP. XIX.

11 And as they heard . Of Zaccheus the publican.. these things, he added and AND Jesus entered and spake a parable, because he was

1 passed through Jericho. | nigh to Jerusalem, and because .. 2 And, behold, there was they thought that the kingdom a man named Zaccheus, which of God should immediately was the chief among the pub- appear. licans, and he was rich.

12 He said therefore, A cer3 And he sought to see Jesus tain nobleman went into a far who he was; and could not for country to receive for himself the press, because he was little a kingdom, and to return. of stature.

1 13 And he called his ten 4. And he ran before, and servants, and delivered them climbed up into a sycamore-tree ten pounds, and said unto to see him; for he was to pass them, Occupy till I come. that way.

14 But his citizens hated 5 And when Jesus came to him, and sent a message after the place, he looked up, and him, saying, We will not have saw him, and said unto him, this man to reign over us. Zaccheus, make haste,, and 15 And it came to pass, that come down; for to-day I must when he was returned, having abide at thy house.

received the kingdom, then he 6 And he made haste, and commanded these servants to be came down, and received him called unto him, to whom he joyfully.

had given the money, that he And when they saw it, might know how much every they all murmured, saying, man had gained by trading. That he was gone to be guest 16 Then came the first, saywith a man that is a sinner. ling, Lord, thy pound hath

8 And Zaccheus stood, and gained ten pounds. said unto the Lord, Behold, 17 And he said unto him, Lord, the half of my goods I | Well, thou good servant: be

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The unprofitable servant. CHAP. XIX. - Christ rideth into Jerusalem. cause thou hast been faithful in which would not that I should a very little, have thou autho- reign over them, bring hither, rity over ten cities.

and slay them before me. 18 And the second came, | 28 And when he had thus saying, Lord, thy pound hath spoken, he went before, ascendgained five pounds.

ing up to Jerusalem.. 19 And he said likewise to 29 G And it came to pass, him, Be thou also over five when he was come nigh to cities. '

. . -|Bethphage and Bethany, at the · 20 And another came, say-mount called the mount of ing, Lord, behold, here is thy Olives, he sent two of his dispound, which I have kept laid ciples, up in a napkin:

30 Saying, Go ye into the 21 For I feared thee, because village over against you; in the thou art an austere man; thou which, at your entering, ye shall takest up that thou layedst not find a colt tied, whereon yet down, and reapest that thou never man sat: loose him, and didst not sow.

bring him hither. ; 22 And he saith unto him, l 31 And if any man ask you, Out of thine own mouth will Why do ye loose him? thus I judge thee, thou wicked ser- shall ye say unto him, Because vant. Thou knewest that I the Lord hath need of him. was an austere man, taking up 32 And they that were sent that I laid not down, and reap went their way, and found ing that I did not sow: even as he had said unto them.

23 Wherefore then gavest 33 And as they were loosing not thou my money into the the colt, the owners thereof. bank, that at my coming I said unto them, Why loose ye might have required mine own the colt? with usury?

34 And they said, The Lord 24 And he said unto them hath need of him. that stood by, Take from him 35 And they brought him the pound, and give it to him to Jesus: and they cast their that hath ten pounds.

garments upon the colt, and 25 (And they said unto him, they set Jesus thereon. Lord, he hath ten pounds.) 36 And as he went, they

26 For I say unto you, that spread their clothes in the way. unto every one which hath * 37 And when he was come shall be given; and from him nigh, even now at the descent that hath not, even that he of the mount of Olives, the hath shall be taken away from whole multitude of the discihim.

| ples began to rejoice and praise 27 But those mine enemie God with a loud voice, for all

Christ lamenteth over Jerusalem. LUKE, He silenceth the chief priests. the mighty works that they had of prayer: but ye have made seen;

it à den of thieves.. 38 Saying, Blessed be thet 47 And he taught daily in King that cometh in the name the temple. But the chief of the Lord; peace in heaven, priests and the scribes, and the and glory in the highest. chief of the people, sought to

39 And some of the Phari- destroy him; sees from among the multitude 48 And could not find what said unto him, Master, rebuke they might do: for all the thy disciples. i. people were very attentive to

40 And he answered and said hear him. unto them, I tell you, that if

CHAP. XX. these should hold their peace, Christ avoucheth his authority. the stones would immediately 1 AND it came to pass, that cry out.

A on one of those days, as 41 And when he was come he taught the people in the near, he beheld the city, and temple, and preached the gowept over it,

spel, the chief priests and the 42 Saying, If thou hadst scribes came upon him, with known, even thou, at least in the elders, this thy day, the things which 2 And spake unto him, saybelong unto thy peace! but ing, Tell us, By what authority now they are hid from thine doest thou these things? or eyes.

who is he that gave thee this 43 For the days shall come authority? upon thee, that thine ene- 3 And he answered and said mies shall cast a trench about unto them, I will also ask you thee, and compass thee round, one thing; and answer me: and keep thee in on every 4 The baptism of John, was side,

it from heaven, or of men? 44 And shall lay thee even 5 And they reasoned with with the ground, and thy child-themselves, saying, If we shall ren within thee; and they shall say, From heaven; he will say, not leave in thee one stone Why then believed ye him upon another; because thou not? knewest not the time of thy 6 But and if we say, Of visitation. .

men; all the people will stone 45 And he went into the us: for they be persuaded that temple, and began to cast out John was a prophet. them that sold therein, and 7 And they answered, That them that bought; i they could not tell whence it

46 Saying unto them, It is was. written, My house is the house | 8 And Jesus said unto them,

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