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might receive from the husbandmen of the fruit of the

41:012:003 And they caught him, and beat him, and sent him away empty.

41:012:004 And again he sent unto them another servant; and at him they
cast stones, and wounded him in the head, and sent him away
shamefully handled.

41:012:005 And again he sent another; and him they killed, and many
others; beating some, and killing some.

41:012:006 Having yet therefore one son, his wellbeloved, he sent him
also last unto them, saying, They will reverence my son.

41:012:007 But those husbandmen said among themselves, This is the heir;
come, let us kill him, and the inheritance shall be our's.

41:012:008 And they took him, and killed him, and cast him out of the

41:012:009 What shall therefore the lord of the vineyard do? he will come
and destroy the husbandmen, and will give the vineyard unto

41:012:010 And have ye not read this scripture; The stone which the
builders rejected is become the head of the corner:

41:012:011 This was the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?

41:012:012 And they sought to lay hold on him, but feared the people: for
they knew that he had spoken the parable against them: and
they left him, and went their way.

41:012:013 And they send unto him certain of the Pharisees and of the
Herodians, to catch him in his words.

41:012:014 And when they were come, they say unto him, Master, we know
that thou art true, and carest for no man: for thou regardest
not the person of men, but teachest the way of God in truth:
Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or not?

41:012:015 Shall we give, or shall we not give? But he, knowing their
hypocrisy, said unto them, Why tempt ye me? bring me a penny,
that I may see it.

41:012:016 And they brought it. And he saith unto them, Whose is this
image and superscription? And they said unto him, Caesar's.

41:012:017 And Jesus answering said unto them, Render to Caesar the
things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are
God's. And they marvelled at him.

41:012:018 Then come unto him the Sadducees, which say there is no
resurrection; and they asked him, saying,

41:012:019 Master, Moses wrote unto us, If a man's brother die, and leave
his wife behind him, and leave no children, that his brother
should take his wife, and raise up seed unto his brother.

41:012:020 Now there were seven brethren: and the first took a wife, and
dying left no seed.

41:012:021 And the second took her, and died, neither left he any seed:
and the third likewise.

41:012:022 And the seven had her, and left no seed: last of all the woman
died also.

41:012:023 In the resurrection therefore, when they shall rise, whose
wife shall she be of them? for the seven had her to wife.

41:012:024 And Jesus answering said unto them, Do ye not therefore err,
because ye know not the scriptures, neither the power of God?

41:012:025 For when they shall rise from the dead, they neither marry,
nor are given in marriage; but are as the angels which are in

41:012:026 And as touching the dead, that they rise: have ye not read in
the book of Moses, how in the bush God spake unto him, saying,
I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of

41:012:027 He is not the God of the dead, but the God of the living: ye
therefore do greatly err.

41:012:028 And one of the scribes came, and having heard them reasoning
together, and perceiving that he had answered them well, asked
him, Which is the first commandment of all?

41:012:029 And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is,
Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord:

41:012:030 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and
with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy
strength: this is the first commandment.

41:012:031 And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy
neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater
than these.

41:012:032 And the scribe said unto him, Well, Master, thou hast said the
truth: for there is one God; and there is none other but he:

41:012:033 And to love him with all the heart, and with all the
understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the
strength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more than
all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.

41:012:034 And when Jesus saw that he answered discreetly, he said unto
him, Thou art not far from the kingdom of God. And no man
after that durst ask him any question.

41:012:035 And Jesus answered and said, while he taught in the temple,
How say the scribes that Christ is the son of David?

41:012:036 For David himself said by the Holy Ghost, The LORD said to my
Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, till I make thine enemies thy

41:012:037 David therefore himself calleth him Lord; and whence is he
then his son? And the common people heard him gladly.

41:012:038 And he said unto them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes,
which love to go in long clothing, and love salutations in the

41:012:039 And the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost rooms
at feasts:

41:012:040 Which devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long
prayers: these shall receive greater damnation.

41:012:041 And Jesus sat over against the treasury, and beheld how the
people cast money into the treasury: and many that were rich
cast in much.

41:012:042 And there came a certain poor widow, and she threw in two
mites, which make a farthing.

41:012:043 And he called unto him his disciples, and saith unto them,
Verily I say unto you, That this poor widow hath cast more in,
than all they which have cast into the treasury:

41:012:044 For all they did cast in of their abundance; but she of her
want did cast in all that she had, even all her living.

41:013:001 And as he went out of the temple, one of his disciples saith
unto him, Master, see what manner of stones and what buildings
are here!

41:013:002 And Jesus answering said unto him, Seest thou these great
buildings? there shall not be left one stone upon another,
that shall not be thrown down.

41:013:003 And as he sat upon the mount of Olives over against the
temple, Peter and James and John and Andrew asked him

41:013:004 Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the
sign when all these things shall be fulfilled?

41:013:005 And Jesus answering them began to say, Take heed lest any man
deceive you:

41:013:006 For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall
deceive many.

41:013:007 And when ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars, be ye not
troubled: for such things must needs be; but the end shall not
be yet.

41:013:008 For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against
kingdom: and there shall be earthquakes in divers places, and
there shall be famines and troubles: these are the beginnings
of sorrows.

41:013:009 But take heed to yourselves: for they shall deliver you up to
councils; and in the synagogues ye shall be beaten: and ye
shall be brought before rulers and kings for my sake, for a
testimony against them.

41:013:010 And the gospel must first be published among all nations.

41:013:011 But when they shall lead you, and deliver you up, take no
thought beforehand what ye shall speak, neither do ye
premeditate: but whatsoever shall be given you in that hour,
that speak ye: for it is not ye that speak, but the Holy

41:013:012 Now the brother shall betray the brother to death, and the
father the son; and children shall rise up against their
parents, and shall cause them to be put to death.

41:013:013 And ye shall be hated of all men for my name's sake: but he
that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.

41:013:014 But when ye shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of
by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not, (let him
that readeth understand,) then let them that be in Judaea flee
to the mountains:

41:013:015 And let him that is on the housetop not go down into the
house, neither enter therein, to take any thing out of his

41:013:016 And let him that is in the field not turn back again for to
take up his garment.

41:013:017 But woe to them that are with child, and to them that give
suck in those days!

41:013:018 And pray ye that your flight be not in the winter.

41:013:019 For in those days shall be affliction, such as was not from
the beginning of the creation which God created unto this
time, neither shall be.

41:013:020 And except that the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh
should be saved: but for the elect's sake, whom he hath
chosen, he hath shortened the days.

41:013:021 And then if any man shall say to you, Lo, here is Christ; or,
lo, he is there; believe him not:

41:013:022 For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall
shew signs and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even
the elect.

41:013:023 But take ye heed: behold, I have foretold you all things.

41:013:024 But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun shall be
darkened, and the moon shall not give her light,

41:013:025 And the stars of heaven shall fall, and the powers that are in
heaven shall be shaken.

41:013:026 And then shall they see the Son of man coming in the clouds
with great power and glory.

41:013:027 And then shall he send his angels, and shall gather together
his elect from the four winds, from the uttermost part of the
earth to the uttermost part of heaven.

41:013:028 Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When her branch is yet
tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is near:

41:013:029 So ye in like manner, when ye shall see these things come to
pass, know that it is nigh, even at the doors.

41:013:030 Verily I say unto you, that this generation shall not pass,
till all these things be done.

41:013:031 Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass

41:013:032 But of that day and that hour knoweth no man, no, not the
angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father.

41:013:033 Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time

41:013:034 For the Son of Man is as a man taking a far journey, who left
his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every
man his work, and commanded the porter to watch.

41:013:035 Watch ye therefore: for ye know not when the master of the
house cometh, at even, or at midnight, or at the cockcrowing,
or in the morning:

41:013:036 Lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping.

41:013:037 And what I say unto you I say unto all, Watch.

41:014:001 After two days was the feast of the passover, and of
unleavened bread: and the chief priests and the scribes sought
how they might take him by craft, and put him to death.

41:014:002 But they said, Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar
of the people.

41:014:003 And being in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he
sat at meat, there came a woman having an alabaster box of
ointment of spikenard very precious; and she brake the box,
and poured it on his head.

41:014:004 And there were some that had indignation within themselves,
and said, Why was this waste of the ointment made?

41:014:005 For it might have been sold for more than three hundred pence,
and have been given to the poor. And they murmured against

41:014:006 And Jesus said, Let her alone; why trouble ye her? she hath
wrought a good work on me.

41:014:007 For ye have the poor with you always, and whensoever ye will
ye may do them good: but me ye have not always.

41:014:008 She hath done what she could: she is come aforehand to anoint
my body to the burying.

41:014:009 Verily I say unto you, Wheresoever this gospel shall be
preached throughout the whole world, this also that she hath
done shall be spoken of for a memorial of her.

41:014:010 And Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve, went unto the chief
priests, to betray him unto them.

41:014:011 And when they heard it, they were glad, and promised to give
him money. And he sought how he might conveniently betray him.

41:014:012 And the first day of unleavened bread, when they killed the
passover, his disciples said unto him, Where wilt thou that we
go and prepare that thou mayest eat the passover?

41:014:013 And he sendeth forth two of his disciples, and saith unto
them, Go ye into the city, and there shall meet you a man
bearing a pitcher of water: follow him.

41:014:014 And wheresoever he shall go in, say ye to the goodman of the
house, The Master saith, Where is the guestchamber, where I
shall eat the passover with my disciples?

41:014:015 And he will shew you a large upper room furnished and
prepared: there make ready for us.

41:014:016 And his disciples went forth, and came into the city, and
found as he had said unto them: and they made ready the

41:014:017 And in the evening he cometh with the twelve.

41:014:018 And as they sat and did eat, Jesus said, Verily I say unto
you, One of you which eateth with me shall betray me.

41:014:019 And they began to be sorrowful, and to say unto him one by
one, Is it I? and another said, Is it I?

41:014:020 And he answered and said unto them, It is one of the twelve,
that dippeth with me in the dish.

41:014:021 The Son of man indeed goeth, as it is written of him: but woe
to that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! good were it
for that man if he had never been born.

41:014:022 And as they did eat, Jesus took bread, and blessed, and brake
it, and gave to them, and said, Take, eat: this is my body.

41:014:023 And he took the cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it
to them: and they all drank of it.

41:014:024 And he said unto them, This is my blood of the new testament,
which is shed for many.

41:014:025 Verily I say unto you, I will drink no more of the fruit of
the vine, until that day that I drink it new in the kingdom of

41:014:026 And when they had sung an hymn, they went out into the mount
of Olives.

41:014:027 And Jesus saith unto them, All ye shall be offended because of
me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd,
and the sheep shall be scattered.

41:014:028 But after that I am risen, I will go before you into Galilee.

41:014:029 But Peter said unto him, Although all shall be offended, yet
will not I.

41:014:030 And Jesus saith unto him, Verily I say unto thee, That this
day, even in this night, before the cock crow twice, thou
shalt deny me thrice.

41:014:031 But he spake the more vehemently, If I should die with thee, I
will not deny thee in any wise. Likewise also said they all.

41:014:032 And they came to a place which was named Gethsemane: and he
saith to his disciples, Sit ye here, while I shall pray.

41:014:033 And he taketh with him Peter and James and John, and began to
be sore amazed, and to be very heavy;

41:014:034 And saith unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful unto
death: tarry ye here, and watch.

41:014:035 And he went forward a little, and fell on the ground, and
prayed that, if it were possible, the hour might pass from

41:014:036 And he said, Abba, Father, all things are possible unto thee;
take away this cup from me: nevertheless not what I will, but
what thou wilt.

41:014:037 And he cometh, and findeth them sleeping, and saith unto
Peter, Simon, sleepest thou? couldest not thou watch one hour?

41:014:038 Watch ye and pray, lest ye enter into temptation. The spirit
truly is ready, but the flesh is weak.

41:014:039 And again he went away, and prayed, and spake the same words.

41:014:040 And when he returned, he found them asleep again, (for their
eyes were heavy,) neither wist they what to answer him.

41:014:041 And he cometh the third time, and saith unto them, Sleep on
now, and take your rest: it is enough, the hour is come;
behold, the Son of man is betrayed into the hands of sinners.

41:014:042 Rise up, let us go; lo, he that betrayeth me is at hand.

41:014:043 And immediately, while he yet spake, cometh Judas, one of the
twelve, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves,
from the chief priests and the scribes and the elders.

41:014:044 And he that betrayed him had given them a token, saying,
Whomsoever I shall kiss, that same is he; take him, and lead
him away safely.

41:014:045 And as soon as he was come, he goeth straightway to him, and
saith, Master, master; and kissed him.

41:014:046 And they laid their hands on him, and took him.

41:014:047 And one of them that stood by drew a sword, and smote a
servant of the high priest, and cut off his ear.

41:014:048 And Jesus answered and said unto them, Are ye come out, as
against a thief, with swords and with staves to take me?

41:014:049 I was daily with you in the temple teaching, and ye took me
not: but the scriptures must be fulfilled.

41:014:050 And they all forsook him, and fled.

41:014:051 And there followed him a certain young man, having a linen
cloth cast about his naked body; and the young men laid hold
on him:

41:014:052 And he left the linen cloth, and fled from them naked.

41:014:053 And they led Jesus away to the high priest: and with him were
assembled all the chief priests and the elders and the

41:014:054 And Peter followed him afar off, even into the palace of the
high priest: and he sat with the servants, and warmed himself
at the fire.

41:014:055 And the chief priests and all the council sought for witness
against Jesus to put him to death; and found none.

41:014:056 For many bare false witness against him, but their witness
agreed not together.

41:014:057 And there arose certain, and bare false witness against him,

41:014:058 We heard him say, I will destroy this temple that is made with
hands, and within three days I will build another made without

41:014:059 But neither so did their witness agree together.

41:014:060 And the high priest stood up in the midst, and asked Jesus,
saying, Answerest thou nothing? what is it which these witness
against thee?

41:014:061 But he held his peace, and answered nothing. Again the high
priest asked him, and said unto him, Art thou the Christ, the
Son of the Blessed?

41:014:062 And Jesus said, I am: and ye shall see the Son of man sitting
on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of

41:014:063 Then the high priest rent his clothes, and saith, What need we
any further witnesses?

41:014:064 Ye have heard the blasphemy: what think ye? And they all
condemned him to be guilty of death.

41:014:065 And some began to spit on him, and to cover his face, and to
buffet him, and to say unto him, Prophesy: and the servants
did strike him with the palms of their hands.

41:014:066 And as Peter was beneath in the palace, there cometh one of
the maids of the high priest:

41:014:067 And when she saw Peter warming himself, she looked upon him,
and said, And thou also wast with Jesus of Nazareth.

41:014:068 But he denied, saying, I know not, neither understand I what
thou sayest. And he went out into the porch; and the cock

41:014:069 And a maid saw him again, and began to say to them that stood
by, This is one of them.

41:014:070 And he denied it again. And a little after, they that stood by
said again to Peter, Surely thou art one of them: for thou art
a Galilaean, and thy speech agreeth thereto.

41:014:071 But he began to curse and to swear, saying, I know not this
man of whom ye speak.

41:014:072 And the second time the cock crew. And Peter called to mind
the word that Jesus said unto him, Before the cock crow twice,
thou shalt deny me thrice. And when he thought thereon, he

41:015:001 And straightway in the morning the chief priests held a
consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole
council, and bound Jesus, and carried him away, and delivered
him to Pilate.

41:015:002 And Pilate asked him, Art thou the King of the Jews? And he
answering said unto them, Thou sayest it.

41:015:003 And the chief priests accused him of many things: but he
answered nothing.

41:015:004 And Pilate asked him again, saying, Answerest thou nothing?
behold how many things they witness against thee.

41:015:005 But Jesus yet answered nothing; so that Pilate marvelled.

41:015:006 Now at that feast he released unto them one prisoner,
whomsoever they desired.

41:015:007 And there was one named Barabbas, which lay bound with them
that had made insurrection with him, who had committed murder
in the insurrection.

41:015:008 And the multitude crying aloud began to desire him to do as he
had ever done unto them.

41:015:009 But Pilate answered them, saying, Will ye that I release unto
you the King of the Jews?

41:015:010 For he knew that the chief priests had delivered him for envy.

41:015:011 But the chief priests moved the people, that he should rather
release Barabbas unto them.

41:015:012 And Pilate answered and said again unto them, What will ye
then that I shall do unto him whom ye call the King of the

41:015:013 And they cried out again, Crucify him.

41:015:014 Then Pilate said unto them, Why, what evil hath he done? And
they cried out the more exceedingly, Crucify him.

41:015:015 And so Pilate, willing to content the people, released
Barabbas unto them, and delivered Jesus, when he had scourged
him, to be crucified.

41:015:016 And the soldiers led him away into the hall, called
Praetorium; and they call together the whole band.

41:015:017 And they clothed him with purple, and platted a crown of
thorns, and put it about his head,

41:015:018 And began to salute him, Hail, King of the Jews!

41:015:019 And they smote him on the head with a reed, and did spit upon
him, and bowing their knees worshipped him.

41:015:020 And when they had mocked him, they took off the purple from
him, and put his own clothes on him, and led him out to
crucify him.

41:015:021 And they compel one Simon a Cyrenian, who passed by, coming
out of the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to bear
his cross.

41:015:022 And they bring him unto the place Golgotha, which is, being
interpreted, The place of a skull.

41:015:023 And they gave him to drink wine mingled with myrrh: but he
received it not.

41:015:024 And when they had crucified him, they parted his garments,
casting lots upon them, what every man should take.

41:015:025 And it was the third hour, and they crucified him.

41:015:026 And the superscription of his accusation was written over, THE

41:015:027 And with him they crucify two thieves; the one on his right
hand, and the other on his left.

41:015:028 And the scripture was fulfilled, which saith, And he was
numbered with the transgressors.

41:015:029 And they that passed by railed on him, wagging their heads,
and saying, Ah, thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest
it in three days,

41:015:030 Save thyself, and come down from the cross.

41:015:031 Likewise also the chief priests mocking said among themselves
with the scribes, He saved others; himself he cannot save.

41:015:032 Let Christ the King of Israel descend now from the cross, that
we may see and believe. And they that were crucified with him
reviled him.

41:015:033 And when the sixth hour was come, there was darkness over the
whole land until the ninth hour.

41:015:034 And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying,
Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? which is, being interpreted, My
God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?

41:015:035 And some of them that stood by, when they heard it, said,
Behold, he calleth Elias.

41:015:036 And one ran and filled a spunge full of vinegar, and put it on
a reed, and gave him to drink, saying, Let alone; let us see
whether Elias will come to take him down.

41:015:037 And Jesus cried with a loud voice, and gave up the ghost.

41:015:038 And the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to
the bottom.

41:015:039 And when the centurion, which stood over against him, saw that
he so cried out, and gave up the ghost, he said, Truly this
man was the Son of God.

41:015:040 There were also women looking on afar off: among whom was Mary
Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses,
and Salome;

41:015:041 (Who also, when he was in Galilee, followed him, and
ministered unto him;) and many other women which came up with
him unto Jerusalem.

41:015:042 And now when the even was come, because it was the
preparation, that is, the day before the sabbath,

41:015:043 Joseph of Arimathaea, an honourable counsellor, which also
waited for the kingdom of God, came, and went in boldly unto
Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.

41:015:044 And Pilate marvelled if he were already dead: and calling unto
him the centurion, he asked him whether he had been any while

41:015:045 And when he knew it of the centurion, he gave the body to

41:015:046 And he bought fine linen, and took him down, and wrapped him
in the linen, and laid him in a sepulchre which was hewn out
of a rock, and rolled a stone unto the door of the sepulchre.

41:015:047 And Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of Joses beheld where
he was laid.

41:016:001 And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the
mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that
they might come and anoint him.

41:016:002 And very early in the morning the first day of the week, they
came unto the sepulchre at the rising of the sun.

41:016:003 And they said among themselves, Who shall roll us away the
stone from the door of the sepulchre?

41:016:004 And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away:
for it was very great.

41:016:005 And entering into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting
on the right side, clothed in a long white garment; and they
were affrighted.

41:016:006 And he saith unto them, Be not affrighted: Ye seek Jesus of
Nazareth, which was crucified: he is risen; he is not here:
behold the place where they laid him.

41:016:007 But go your way, tell his disciples and Peter that he goeth
before you into Galilee: there shall ye see him, as he said
unto you.

41:016:008 And they went out quickly, and fled from the sepulchre; for
they trembled and were amazed: neither said they any thing to
any man; for they were afraid.

41:016:009 Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he
appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast
seven devils.

41:016:010 And she went and told them that had been with him, as they
mourned and wept.

41:016:011 And they, when they had heard that he was alive, and had been
seen of her, believed not.

41:016:012 After that he appeared in another form unto two of them, as
they walked, and went into the country.

41:016:013 And they went and told it unto the residue: neither believed
they them.

41:016:014 Afterward he appeared unto the eleven as they sat at meat, and
upbraided them with their unbelief and hardness of heart,
because they believed not them which had seen him after he was

41:016:015 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach
the gospel to every creature.

41:016:016 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that
believeth not shall be damned.

41:016:017 And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name
shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;

41:016:018 They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly
thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the
sick, and they shall recover.

41:016:019 So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received
up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.

41:016:020 And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord
working with them, and confirming the word with signs
following. Amen.

Book 42 Luke

42:001:001 Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a
declaration of those things which are most surely believed
among us,

42:001:002 Even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning
were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word;

42:001:003 It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of
all things from the very first, to write unto thee in order,
most excellent Theophilus,

42:001:004 That thou mightest know the certainty of those things, wherein
thou hast been instructed.

42:001:005 THERE was in the days of Herod, the king of Judaea, a certain
priest named Zacharias, of the course of Abia: and his wife
was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elisabeth.

42:001:006 And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the
commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.

42:001:007 And they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren, and
they both were now well stricken in years.

42:001:008 And it came to pass, that while he executed the priest's
office before God in the order of his course,

42:001:009 According to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to
burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord.

42:001:010 And the whole multitude of the people were praying without at
the time of incense.

42:001:011 And there appeared unto him an angel of the Lord standing on
the right side of the altar of incense.

42:001:012 And when Zacharias saw him, he was troubled, and fear fell
upon him.

42:001:013 But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias: for thy
prayer is heard; and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son,
and thou shalt call his name John.

42:001:014 And thou shalt have joy and gladness; and many shall rejoice
at his birth.

42:001:015 For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall
drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled
with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother's womb.

42:001:016 And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord
their God.

42:001:017 And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias,
to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the
disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people
prepared for the Lord.

42:001:018 And Zacharias said unto the angel, Whereby shall I know this?
for I am an old man, and my wife well stricken in years.

42:001:019 And the angel answering said unto him, I am Gabriel, that
stand in the presence of God; and am sent to speak unto thee,
and to shew thee these glad tidings.

42:001:020 And, behold, thou shalt be dumb, and not able to speak, until
the day that these things shall be performed, because thou
believest not my words, which shall be fulfilled in their

42:001:021 And the people waited for Zacharias, and marvelled that he
tarried so long in the temple.

42:001:022 And when he came out, he could not speak unto them: and they
perceived that he had seen a vision in the temple: for he
beckoned unto them, and remained speechless.

42:001:023 And it came to pass, that, as soon as the days of his
ministration were accomplished, he departed to his own house.

42:001:024 And after those days his wife Elisabeth conceived, and hid
herself five months, saying,

42:001:025 Thus hath the Lord dealt with me in the days wherein he looked
on me, to take away my reproach among men.

42:001:026 And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God
unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth,

42:001:027 To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the
house of David; and the virgin's name was Mary.

42:001:028 And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art
highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among

42:001:029 And when she saw him, she was troubled at his saying, and cast
in her mind what manner of salutation this should be.

42:001:030 And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast
found favour with God.

42:001:031 And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth
a son, and shalt call his name JESUS.

42:001:032 He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest:
and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father

42:001:033 And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of
his kingdom there shall be no end.

42:001:034 Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I
know not a man?

42:001:035 And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall
come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow
thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of
thee shall be called the Son of God.

42:001:036 And, behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she hath also conceived a
son in her old age: and this is the sixth month with her, who
was called barren.

42:001:037 For with God nothing shall be impossible.

42:001:038 And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me
according to thy word. And the angel departed from her.

42:001:039 And Mary arose in those days, and went into the hill country
with haste, into a city of Juda;

42:001:040 And entered into the house of Zacharias, and saluted

42:001:041 And it came to pass, that, when Elisabeth heard the salutation
of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elisabeth was filled
with the Holy Ghost:

42:001:042 And she spake out with a loud voice, and said, Blessed art
thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb.

42:001:043 And whence is this to me, that the mother of my Lord should
come to me?

42:001:044 For, lo, as soon as the voice of thy salutation sounded in
mine ears, the babe leaped in my womb for joy.

42:001:045 And blessed is she that believed: for there shall be a
performance of those things which were told her from the Lord.

42:001:046 And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord,

42:001:047 And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour.

42:001:048 For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for,
behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.

42:001:049 For he that is mighty hath done to me great things; and holy
is his name.

42:001:050 And his mercy is on them that fear him from generation to

42:001:051 He hath shewed strength with his arm; he hath scattered the
proud in the imagination of their hearts.

42:001:052 He hath put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them
of low degree.

42:001:053 He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he
hath sent empty away.

42:001:054 He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of his

42:001:055 As he spake to our fathers, to Abraham, and to his seed for

42:001:056 And Mary abode with her about three months, and returned to
her own house.

42:001:057 Now Elisabeth's full time came that she should be delivered;
and she brought forth a son.

42:001:058 And her neighbours and her cousins heard how the Lord had
shewed great mercy upon her; and they rejoiced with her.

42:001:059 And it came to pass, that on the eighth day they came to
circumcise the child; and they called him Zacharias, after the
name of his father.

42:001:060 And his mother answered and said, Not so; but he shall be
called John.

42:001:061 And they said unto her, There is none of thy kindred that is
called by this name.

42:001:062 And they made signs to his father, how he would have him

42:001:063 And he asked for a writing table, and wrote, saying, His name
is John. And they marvelled all.

42:001:064 And his mouth was opened immediately, and his tongue loosed,
and he spake, and praised God.

42:001:065 And fear came on all that dwelt round about them: and all
these sayings were noised abroad throughout all the hill
country of Judaea.

42:001:066 And all they that heard them laid them up in their hearts,
saying, What manner of child shall this be! And the hand of
the Lord was with him.

42:001:067 And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Ghost, and
prophesied, saying,

42:001:068 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and
redeemed his people,

42:001:069 And hath raised up an horn of salvation for us in the house of
his servant David;

42:001:070 As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been
since the world began:

42:001:071 That we should be saved from our enemies, and from the hand of
all that hate us;

42:001:072 To perform the mercy promised to our fathers, and to remember
his holy covenant;

42:001:073 The oath which he sware to our father Abraham,

42:001:074 That he would grant unto us, that we being delivered out of
the hand of our enemies might serve him without fear,

42:001:075 In holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our

42:001:076 And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest:
for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his

42:001:077 To give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the
remission of their sins,

42:001:078 Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring
from on high hath visited us,

42:001:079 To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow
of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.

42:001:080 And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, and was in the
deserts till the day of his shewing unto Israel.

42:002:001 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a
decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be

42:002:002 (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of

42:002:003 And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.

42:002:004 And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of
Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called
Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:)

42:002:005 To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with

42:002:006 And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were
accomplished that she should be delivered.

42:002:007 And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in
swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was
no room for them in the inn.

42:002:008 And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the
field, keeping watch over their flock by night.

42:002:009 And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory
of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.

42:002:010 And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring
you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.

42:002:011 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour,
which is Christ the Lord.

42:002:012 And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe
wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.

42:002:013 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the
heavenly host praising God, and saying,

42:002:014 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will
toward men.

42:002:015 And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them
into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go
even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass,
which the Lord hath made known unto us.

42:002:016 And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the
babe lying in a manger.

42:002:017 And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying
which was told them concerning this child.

42:002:018 And all they that heard it wondered at those things which were
told them by the shepherds.

42:002:019 But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her

42:002:020 And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for
all the things that they had heard and seen, as it was told
unto them.

42:002:021 And when eight days were accomplished for the circumcising of
the child, his name was called JESUS, which was so named of
the angel before he was conceived in the womb.

42:002:022 And when the days of her purification according to the law of
Moses were accomplished, they brought him to Jerusalem, to
present him to the Lord;

42:002:023 (As it is written in the law of the LORD, Every male that
openeth the womb shall be called holy to the Lord;)

42:002:024 And to offer a sacrifice according to that which is said in
the law of the Lord, A pair of turtledoves, or two young

42:002:025 And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was
Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the
consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.

42:002:026 And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should
not see death, before he had seen the Lord's Christ.

42:002:027 And he came by the Spirit into the temple: and when the
parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him after the
custom of the law,

42:002:028 Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said,

42:002:029 Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according
to thy word:

42:002:030 For mine eyes have seen thy salvation,

42:002:031 Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people;

42:002:032 A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people

42:002:033 And Joseph and his mother marvelled at those things which were
spoken of him.

42:002:034 And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother,
Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of
many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against;

42:002:035 (Yea, a sword shall pierce through thy own soul also,) that
the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.

42:002:036 And there was one Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel,
of the tribe of Aser: she was of a great age, and had lived
with an husband seven years from her virginity;

42:002:037 And she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, which
departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and
prayers night and day.

42:002:038 And she coming in that instant gave thanks likewise unto the
Lord, and spake of him to all them that looked for redemption
in Jerusalem.

42:002:039 And when they had performed all things according to the law of
the Lord, they returned into Galilee, to their own city

42:002:040 And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with
wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him.

42:002:041 Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of
the passover.

42:002:042 And when he was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem
after the custom of the feast.

42:002:043 And when they had fulfilled the days, as they returned, the
child Jesus tarried behind in Jerusalem; and Joseph and his
mother knew not of it.

42:002:044 But they, supposing him to have been in the company, went a
day's journey; and they sought him among their kinsfolk and

42:002:045 And when they found him not, they turned back again to
Jerusalem, seeking him.

42:002:046 And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in
the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing
them, and asking them questions.

42:002:047 And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding
and answers.

42:002:048 And when they saw him, they were amazed: and his mother said
unto him, Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? behold, thy
father and I have sought thee sorrowing.

42:002:049 And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? wist ye
not that I must be about my Father's business?

42:002:050 And they understood not the saying which he spake unto them.

42:002:051 And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was
subject unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings in
her heart.

42:002:052 And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with
God and man.

42:003:001 Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar,
Pontius Pilate being governor of Judaea, and Herod being
tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of
Ituraea and of the region of Trachonitis, and Lysanias the
tetrarch of Abilene,

42:003:002 Annas and Caiaphas being the high priests, the word of God
came unto John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness.

42:003:003 And he came into all the country about Jordan, preaching the
baptism of repentance for the remission of sins;

42:003:004 As it is written in the book of the words of Esaias the
prophet, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness,
Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.

42:003:005 Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill
shall be brought low; and the crooked shall be made straight,
and the rough ways shall be made smooth;

42:003:006 And all flesh shall see the salvation of God.

42:003:007 Then said he to the multitude that came forth to be baptized
of him, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee
from the wrath to come?

42:003:008 Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and begin
not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father:
for I say unto you, That God is able of these stones to raise
up children unto Abraham.

42:003:009 And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: every
tree therefore which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn
down, and cast into the fire.

42:003:010 And the people asked him, saying, What shall we do then?

42:003:011 He answereth and saith unto them, He that hath two coats, let
him impart to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, let
him do likewise.

42:003:012 Then came also publicans to be baptized, and said unto him,
Master, what shall we do?

42:003:013 And he said unto them, Exact no more than that which is
appointed you.

42:003:014 And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what
shall we do? And he said unto them, Do violence to no man,
neither accuse any falsely; and be content with your wages.

42:003:015 And as the people were in expectation, and all men mused in
their hearts of John, whether he were the Christ, or not;

42:003:016 John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with
water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose
shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with
the Holy Ghost and with fire:

42:003:017 Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his
floor, and will gather the wheat into his garner; but the
chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.

42:003:018 And many other things in his exhortation preached he unto the

42:003:019 But Herod the tetrarch, being reproved by him for Herodias his
brother Philip's wife, and for all the evils which Herod had

42:003:020 Added yet this above all, that he shut up John in prison.

42:003:021 Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass, that
Jesus also being baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened,

42:003:022 And the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove
upon him, and a voice came from heaven, which said, Thou art
my beloved Son; in thee I am well pleased.

42:003:023 And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being
(as was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was the son of

42:003:024 Which was the son of Matthat, which was the son of Levi, which
was the son of Melchi, which was the son of Janna, which was
the son of Joseph,

42:003:025 Which was the son of Mattathias, which was the son of Amos,
which was the son of Naum, which was the son of Esli, which
was the son of Nagge,

42:003:026 Which was the son of Maath, which was the son of Mattathias,
which was the son of Semei, which was the son of Joseph, which
was the son of Juda,

42:003:027 Which was the son of Joanna, which was the son of Rhesa, which
was the son of Zorobabel, which was the son of Salathiel,
which was the son of Neri,

42:003:028 Which was the son of Melchi, which was the son of Addi, which
was the son of Cosam, which was the son of Elmodam, which was
the son of Er,

42:003:029 Which was the son of Jose, which was the son of Eliezer, which
was the son of Jorim, which was the son of Matthat, which was
the son of Levi,

42:003:030 Which was the son of Simeon, which was the son of Juda, which
was the son of Joseph, which was the son of Jonan, which was
the son of Eliakim,

42:003:031 Which was the son of Melea, which was the son of Menan, which
was the son of Mattatha, which was the son of Nathan, which
was the son of David,

42:003:032 Which was the son of Jesse, which was the son of Obed, which
was the son of Booz, which was the son of Salmon, which was
the son of Naasson,

42:003:033 Which was the son of Aminadab, which was the son of Aram,
which was the son of Esrom, which was the son of Phares, which
was the son of Juda,

42:003:034 Which was the son of Jacob, which was the son of Isaac, which
was the son of Abraham, which was the son of Thara, which was
the son of Nachor,

42:003:035 Which was the son of Saruch, which was the son of Ragau, which
was the son of Phalec, which was the son of Heber, which was
the son of Sala,

42:003:036 Which was the son of Cainan, which was the son of Arphaxad,
which was the son of Sem, which was the son of Noe, which was
the son of Lamech,

42:003:037 Which was the son of Mathusala, which was the son of Enoch,
which was the son of Jared, which was the son of Maleleel,
which was the son of Cainan,

42:003:038 Which was the son of Enos, which was the son of Seth, which
was the son of Adam, which was the son of God.

42:004:001 And Jesus being full of the Holy Ghost returned from Jordan,
and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,

42:004:002 Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he
did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward

42:004:003 And the devil said unto him, If thou be the Son of God,
command this stone that it be made bread.

42:004:004 And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall
not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.

42:004:005 And the devil, taking him up into an high mountain, shewed
unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.

42:004:006 And the devil said unto him, All this power will I give thee,
and the glory of them: for that is delivered unto me; and to
whomsoever I will I give it.

42:004:007 If thou therefore wilt worship me, all shall be thine.

42:004:008 And Jesus answered and said unto him, Get thee behind me,
Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God,
and him only shalt thou serve.

42:004:009 And he brought him to Jerusalem, and set him on a pinnacle of
the temple, and said unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast
thyself down from hence:

42:004:010 For it is written, He shall give his angels charge over thee,
to keep thee:

42:004:011 And in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time
thou dash thy foot against a stone.

42:004:012 And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not
tempt the Lord thy God.

42:004:013 And when the devil had ended all the temptation, he departed
from him for a season.

42:004:014 And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee:
and there went out a fame of him through all the region round

42:004:015 And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified of all.

42:004:016 And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as
his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day,
and stood up for to read.

42:004:017 And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet
Esaias. And when he had opened the book, he found the place
where it was written,

42:004:018 The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me
to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the
brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and
recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that
are bruised,

42:004:019 To preach the acceptable year of the Lord.

42:004:020 And he closed the book, and he gave it again to the minister,
and sat down. And the eyes of all them that were in the
synagogue were fastened on him.

42:004:021 And he began to say unto them, This day is this scripture
fulfilled in your ears.

42:004:022 And all bare him witness, and wondered at the gracious words
which proceeded out of his mouth. And they said, Is not this
Joseph's son?

42:004:023 And he said unto them, Ye will surely say unto me this
proverb, Physician, heal thyself: whatsoever we have heard
done in Capernaum, do also here in thy country.

42:004:024 And he said, Verily I say unto you, No prophet is accepted in
his own country.

42:004:025 But I tell you of a truth, many widows were in Israel in the
days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six
months, when great famine was throughout all the land;

42:004:026 But unto none of them was Elias sent, save unto Sarepta, a
city of Sidon, unto a woman that was a widow.

42:004:027 And many lepers were in Israel in the time of Eliseus the
prophet; and none of them was cleansed, saving Naaman the

42:004:028 And all they in the synagogue, when they heard these things,
were filled with wrath,

42:004:029 And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him unto
the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they
might cast him down headlong.

42:004:030 But he passing through the midst of them went his way,

42:004:031 And came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and taught them
on the sabbath days.

42:004:032 And they were astonished at his doctrine: for his word was
with power.

42:004:033 And in the synagogue there was a man, which had a spirit of an
unclean devil, and cried out with a loud voice,

42:004:034 Saying, Let us alone; what have we to do with thee, thou Jesus
of Nazareth? art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou
art; the Holy One of God.

42:004:035 And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Hold thy peace, and come out of
him. And when the devil had thrown him in the midst, he came
out of him, and hurt him not.

42:004:036 And they were all amazed, and spake among themselves, saying,
What a word is this! for with authority and power he
commandeth the unclean spirits, and they come out.

42:004:037 And the fame of him went out into every place of the country
round about.

42:004:038 And he arose out of the synagogue, and entered into Simon's
house. And Simon's wife's mother was taken with a great fever;
and they besought him for her.

42:004:039 And he stood over her, and rebuked the fever; and it left her:
and immediately she arose and ministered unto them.

42:004:040 Now when the sun was setting, all they that had any sick with
divers diseases brought them unto him; and he laid his hands
on every one of them, and healed them.

42:004:041 And devils also came out of many, crying out, and saying, Thou
art Christ the Son of God. And he rebuking them suffered them
not to speak: for they knew that he was Christ.

42:004:042 And when it was day, he departed and went into a desert place:
and the people sought him, and came unto him, and stayed him,
that he should not depart from them.

42:004:043 And he said unto them, I must preach the kingdom of God to
other cities also: for therefore am I sent.

42:004:044 And he preached in the synagogues of Galilee.

42:005:001 And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to
hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret,

42:005:002 And saw two ships standing by the lake: but the fishermen were
gone out of them, and were washing their nets.

42:005:003 And he entered into one of the ships, which was Simon's, and
prayed him that he would thrust out a little from the land.
And he sat down, and taught the people out of the ship.

42:005:004 Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out
into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught.

42:005:005 And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all
the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I
will let down the net.

42:005:006 And when they had this done, they inclosed a great multitude
of fishes: and their net brake.

42:005:007 And they beckoned unto their partners, which were in the other
ship, that they should come and help them. And they came, and
filled both the ships, so that they began to sink.

42:005:008 When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying,
Depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord.

42:005:009 For he was astonished, and all that were with him, at the
draught of the fishes which they had taken:

42:005:010 And so was also James, and John, the sons of Zebedee, which
were partners with Simon. And Jesus said unto Simon, Fear not;
from henceforth thou shalt catch men.

42:005:011 And when they had brought their ships to land, they forsook
all, and followed him.

42:005:012 And it came to pass, when he was in a certain city, behold a
man full of leprosy: who seeing Jesus fell on his face, and
besought him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me

42:005:013 And he put forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will: be
thou clean. And immediately the leprosy departed from him.

42:005:014 And he charged him to tell no man: but go, and shew thyself to
the priest, and offer for thy cleansing, according as Moses
commanded, for a testimony unto them.

42:005:015 But so much the more went there a fame abroad of him: and
great multitudes came together to hear, and to be healed by
him of their infirmities.

42:005:016 And he withdrew himself into the wilderness, and prayed.

42:005:017 And it came to pass on a certain day, as he was teaching, that
there were Pharisees and doctors of the law sitting by, which
were come out of every town of Galilee, and Judaea, and
Jerusalem: and the power of the Lord was present to heal them.

42:005:018 And, behold, men brought in a bed a man which was taken with a
palsy: and they sought means to bring him in, and to lay him
before him.

42:005:019 And when they could not find by what way they might bring him
in because of the multitude, they went upon the housetop, and
let him down through the tiling with his couch into the midst
before Jesus.

42:005:020 And when he saw their faith, he said unto him, Man, thy sins
are forgiven thee.

42:005:021 And the scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, Who
is this which speaketh blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but
God alone?

42:005:022 But when Jesus perceived their thoughts, he answering said
unto them, What reason ye in your hearts?

42:005:023 Whether is easier, to say, Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to
say, Rise up and walk?

42:005:024 But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power upon earth
to forgive sins, (he said unto the sick of the palsy,) I say
unto thee, Arise, and take up thy couch, and go into thine

42:005:025 And immediately he rose up before them, and took up that
whereon he lay, and departed to his own house, glorifying God.

42:005:026 And they were all amazed, and they glorified God, and were
filled with fear, saying, We have seen strange things to day.

42:005:027 And after these things he went forth, and saw a publican,
named Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he said unto
him, Follow me.

42:005:028 And he left all, rose up, and followed him.

42:005:029 And Levi made him a great feast in his own house: and there
was a great company of publicans and of others that sat down
with them.

42:005:030 But their scribes and Pharisees murmured against his
disciples, saying, Why do ye eat and drink with publicans and

42:005:031 And Jesus answering said unto them, They that are whole need
not a physician; but they that are sick.

42:005:032 I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

42:005:033 And they said unto him, Why do the disciples of John fast
often, and make prayers, and likewise the disciples of the
Pharisees; but thine eat and drink?

42:005:034 And he said unto them, Can ye make the children of the
bridechamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

42:005:035 But the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken
away from them, and then shall they fast in those days.

42:005:036 And he spake also a parable unto them; No man putteth a piece
of a new garment upon an old; if otherwise, then both the new
maketh a rent, and the piece that was taken out of the new
agreeth not with the old.

42:005:037 And no man putteth new wine into old bottles; else the new
wine will burst the bottles, and be spilled, and the bottles
shall perish.

42:005:038 But new wine must be put into new bottles; and both are

42:005:039 No man also having drunk old wine straightway desireth new:
for he saith, The old is better.

42:006:001 And it came to pass on the second sabbath after the first,
that he went through the corn fields; and his disciples
plucked the ears of corn, and did eat, rubbing them in their

42:006:002 And certain of the Pharisees said unto them, Why do ye that
which is not lawful to do on the sabbath days?

42:006:003 And Jesus answering them said, Have ye not read so much as
this, what David did, when himself was an hungred, and they
which were with him;

42:006:004 How he went into the house of God, and did take and eat the
shewbread, and gave also to them that were with him; which it
is not lawful to eat but for the priests alone?

42:006:005 And he said unto them, That the Son of man is Lord also of the

42:006:006 And it came to pass also on another sabbath, that he entered
into the synagogue and taught: and there was a man whose right
hand was withered.

42:006:007 And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would
heal on the sabbath day; that they might find an accusation
against him.

42:006:008 But he knew their thoughts, and said to the man which had the
withered hand, Rise up, and stand forth in the midst. And he
arose and stood forth.

42:006:009 Then said Jesus unto them, I will ask you one thing; Is it
lawful on the sabbath days to do good, or to do evil? to save
life, or to destroy it?

42:006:010 And looking round about upon them all, he said unto the man,
Stretch forth thy hand. And he did so: and his hand was
restored whole as the other.

42:006:011 And they were filled with madness; and communed one with
another what they might do to Jesus.

42:006:012 And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a
mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.

42:006:013 And when it was day, he called unto him his disciples: and of
them he chose twelve, whom also he named apostles;

42:006:014 Simon, (whom he also named Peter,) and Andrew his brother,
James and John, Philip and Bartholomew,

42:006:015 Matthew and Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon
called Zelotes,

42:006:016 And Judas the brother of James, and Judas Iscariot, which also
was the traitor.

42:006:017 And he came down with them, and stood in the plain, and the
company of his disciples, and a great multitude of people out
of all Judaea and Jerusalem, and from the sea coast of Tyre
and Sidon, which came to hear him, and to be healed of their

42:006:018 And they that were vexed with unclean spirits: and they were

42:006:019 And the whole multitude sought to touch him: for there went
virtue out of him, and healed them all.

42:006:020 And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed
be ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

42:006:021 Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled.
Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh.

42:006:022 Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall
separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and
cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.

42:006:023 Rejoice ye in that day, and leap for joy: for, behold, your
reward is great in heaven: for in the like manner did their
fathers unto the prophets.

42:006:024 But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your

42:006:025 Woe unto you that are full! for ye shall hunger. Woe unto you
that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.

42:006:026 Woe unto you, when all men shall speak well of you! for so did
their fathers to the false prophets.

42:006:027 But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to
them which hate you,

42:006:028 Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which
despitefully use you.

42:006:029 And unto him that smiteth thee on the one cheek offer also the
other; and him that taketh away thy cloak forbid not to take
thy coat also.

42:006:030 Give to every man that asketh of thee; and of him that taketh
away thy goods ask them not again.

42:006:031 And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them

42:006:032 For if ye love them which love you, what thank have ye? for
sinners also love those that love them.

42:006:033 And if ye do good to them which do good to you, what thank
have ye? for sinners also do even the same.

42:006:034 And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank
have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much

42:006:035 But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for
nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be
the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the
unthankful and to the evil.

42:006:036 Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.

42:006:037 Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye
shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:

42:006:038 Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed
down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give
into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal
it shall be measured to you again.

42:006:039 And he spake a parable unto them, Can the blind lead the
blind? shall they not both fall into the ditch?

42:006:040 The disciple is not above his master: but every one that is
perfect shall be as his master.

42:006:041 And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye,
but perceivest not the beam that is in thine own eye?

42:006:042 Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull
out the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest
not the beam that is in thine own eye? Thou hypocrite, cast
out first the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou
see clearly to pull out the mote that is in thy brother's eye.

42:006:043 For a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt fruit; neither doth
a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

42:006:044 For every tree is known by his own fruit. For of thorns men do
not gather figs, nor of a bramble bush gather they grapes.

42:006:045 A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth
forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil
treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for
of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.

42:006:046 And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I

42:006:047 Whosoever cometh to me, and heareth my sayings, and doeth
them, I will shew you to whom he is like:

42:006:048 He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and
laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the
stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake
it: for it was founded upon a rock.

42:006:049 But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that without
a foundation built an house upon the earth; against which the
stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the
ruin of that house was great.

42:007:001 Now when he had ended all his sayings in the audience of the
people, he entered into Capernaum.

42:007:002 And a certain centurion's servant, who was dear unto him, was
sick, and ready to die.

42:007:003 And when he heard of Jesus, he sent unto him the elders of the
Jews, beseeching him that he would come and heal his servant.

42:007:004 And when they came to Jesus, they besought him instantly,
saying, That he was worthy for whom he should do this:

42:007:005 For he loveth our nation, and he hath built us a synagogue.

42:007:006 Then Jesus went with them. And when he was now not far from
the house, the centurion sent friends to him, saying unto him,
Lord, trouble not thyself: for I am not worthy that thou
shouldest enter under my roof:

42:007:007 Wherefore neither thought I myself worthy to come unto thee:
but say in a word, and my servant shall be healed.

42:007:008 For I also am a man set under authority, having under me
soldiers, and I say unto one, Go, and he goeth; and to
another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and
he doeth it.

42:007:009 When Jesus heard these things, he marvelled at him, and turned
him about, and said unto the people that followed him, I say
unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel.

42:007:010 And they that were sent, returning to the house, found the
servant whole that had been sick.

42:007:011 And it came to pass the day after, that he went into a city
called Nain; and many of his disciples went with him, and much

42:007:012 Now when he came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there
was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother, and
she was a widow: and much people of the city was with her.

42:007:013 And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her, and said
unto her, Weep not.

42:007:014 And he came and touched the bier: and they that bare him stood
still. And he said, Young man, I say unto thee, Arise.

42:007:015 And he that was dead sat up, and began to speak. And he
delivered him to his mother.

42:007:016 And there came a fear on all: and they glorified God, saying,
That a great prophet is risen up among us; and, That God hath
visited his people.

42:007:017 And this rumour of him went forth throughout all Judaea, and
throughout all the region round about.

42:007:018 And the disciples of John shewed him of all these things.

42:007:019 And John calling unto him two of his disciples sent them to
Jesus, saying, Art thou he that should come? or look we for

42:007:020 When the men were come unto him, they said, John Baptist hath
sent us unto thee, saying, Art thou he that should come? or
look we for another?

42:007:021 And in that same hour he cured many of their infirmities and
plagues, and of evil spirits; and unto many that were blind he
gave sight.

42:007:022 Then Jesus answering said unto them, Go your way, and tell
John what things ye have seen and heard; how that the blind
see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear,
the dead are raised, to the poor the gospel is preached.

42:007:023 And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me.

42:007:024 And when the messengers of John were departed, he began to
speak unto the people concerning John, What went ye out into
the wilderness for to see? A reed shaken with the wind?

42:007:025 But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft
raiment? Behold, they which are gorgeously apparelled, and
live delicately, are in kings' courts.

42:007:026 But what went ye out for to see? A prophet? Yea, I say unto
you, and much more than a prophet.

42:007:027 This is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger
before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.

42:007:028 For I say unto you, Among those that are born of women there
is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist: but he that is
least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.

42:007:029 And all the people that heard him, and the publicans,
justified God, being baptized with the baptism of John.

42:007:030 But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God
against themselves, being not baptized of him.

42:007:031 And the Lord said, Whereunto then shall I liken the men of
this generation? and to what are they like?

42:007:032 They are like unto children sitting in the marketplace, and
calling one to another, and saying, We have piped unto you,
and ye have not danced; we have mourned to you, and ye have
not wept.

42:007:033 For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking
wine; and ye say, He hath a devil.

42:007:034 The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold
a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and

42:007:035 But wisdom is justified of all her children.

42:007:036 And one of the Pharisees desired him that he would eat with
him. And he went into the Pharisee's house, and sat down to

42:007:037 And, behold, a woman in the city, which was a sinner, when she
knew that Jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee's house, brought
an alabaster box of ointment,

42:007:038 And stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash
his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her
head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the

42:007:039 Now when the Pharisee which had bidden him saw it, he spake
within himself, saying, This man, if he were a prophet, would
have known who and what manner of woman this is that toucheth
him: for she is a sinner.

42:007:040 And Jesus answering said unto him, Simon, I have somewhat to
say unto thee. And he saith, Master, say on.

42:007:041 There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one
owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty.

42:007:042 And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them
both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most?

42:007:043 Simon answered and said, I suppose that he, to whom he forgave
most. And he said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged.

42:007:044 And he turned to the woman, and said unto Simon, Seest thou
this woman? I entered into thine house, thou gavest me no
water for my feet: but she hath washed my feet with tears, and
wiped them with the hairs of her head.

42:007:045 Thou gavest me no kiss: but this woman since the time I came
in hath not ceased to kiss my feet.

42:007:046 My head with oil thou didst not anoint: but this woman hath
anointed my feet with ointment.

42:007:047 Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are
forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven,
the same loveth little.

42:007:048 And he said unto her, Thy sins are forgiven.

42:007:049 And they that sat at meat with him began to say within
themselves, Who is this that forgiveth sins also?

42:007:050 And he said to the woman, Thy faith hath saved thee; go in

42:008:001 And it came to pass afterward, that he went throughout every
city and village, preaching and shewing the glad tidings of
the kingdom of God: and the twelve were with him,

42:008:002 And certain women, which had been healed of evil spirits and
infirmities, Mary called Magdalene, out of whom went seven

42:008:003 And Joanna the wife of Chuza Herod's steward, and Susanna, and
many others, which ministered unto him of their substance.

42:008:004 And when much people were gathered together, and were come to
him out of every city, he spake by a parable:

42:008:005 A sower went out to sow his seed: and as he sowed, some fell
by the way side; and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the
air devoured it.

42:008:006 And some fell upon a rock; and as soon as it was sprung up, it
withered away, because it lacked moisture.

42:008:007 And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprang up with it,
and choked it.

42:008:008 And other fell on good ground, and sprang up, and bare fruit
an hundredfold. And when he had said these things, he cried,
He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.

42:008:009 And his disciples asked him, saying, What might this parable

42:008:010 And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the
kingdom of God: but to others in parables; that seeing they
might not see, and hearing they might not understand.

42:008:011 Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.

42:008:012 Those by the way side are they that hear; then cometh the
devil, and taketh away the word out of their hearts, lest they
should believe and be saved.

42:008:013 They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the
word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while
believe, and in time of temptation fall away.

42:008:014 And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they
have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares and riches and
pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection.

42:008:015 But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and
good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth
fruit with patience.

42:008:016 No man, when he hath lighted a candle, covereth it with a
vessel, or putteth it under a bed; but setteth it on a
candlestick, that they which enter in may see the light.

42:008:017 For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest;

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