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dust of your city that cleaves to our feet, we wipe off to you; yet know this, that the kingdom of 12 God has come nigh. I say to you, that it shall be more tolerable in that day for Sodom, than for that city.


Woe to thee, Chorazin! Woe to thee, Bethsaida! For if the miracles had been done in Tyre and Sidon, which have been done in you, they would long ago have repented, sitting in sackcloth and ashes. 14 But it shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon 15 in the judgment, than for you. And thou, Capernaum, that art exalted to heaven, shalt be brought down to the underworld.


He that hears you, hears me; and he that rejects you, rejects me; and he that rejects me, rejects him that sent me.

17 And the seventy returned with joy, saying: Lord, 18 even the devils are subject to us in thy name. And he said to them: I beheld Satan fall as lightning 19 from heaven. Behold, I have given you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy; and nothing shall hurt you. 20 But yet, rejoice not in this, that the spirits are subject to you; but rejoice, that your names are written in heaven.


In that hour he rejoiced in spirit, and said: I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven aud earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes; yea, O,

Father, that so it seemed good in thy sight. All 22 things are delivered to me by my Father; and no one knows who the Son is but the Father, and who the Father is but the Son, and he to whom the Son is pleased to reveal him.

And turning to the disciples, he said privately: 23 Happy are the eyes that behold what ye are beholding. For I say to you, that many prophets 24 and kings desired to see what ye are beholding, and saw not, and to hear what ye are hearing, and heard not.

And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, tempting 25 him, saying: Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life? He said to him, What is written in 26 the law? How readest thou? And he answering 27 said: Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbor as thyself. And he said to him: Thou hast answer- 28 ed right. This do, and thou shalt live. But he, 29 desiring to justify himself, said to Jesus: Who then is my neighbor?

And Jesus answering said: A certain man was 30 going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among robbers, who stripped him of his raiment, and wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead. And by chance a certain priest was going down 31 that way; and seeing him, he passed by on the other

32 side. And in like manner also a Levite, arriving at the place, came and saw, and passed by on the other side.

33 And a certain Samaritan, as he was journeying, came where he was, and seeing him had com34 passion; and went to him, and bound up his

wounds, pouring in oil and wine; and setting him on his own beast, he brought him to an inn, and 35 took care of him. And on the morrow when he departed, he took out two denáries and gave to the host, and said: Take care of him; and whatever thou spendest more, when I come again, I will repay thee.


Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was 37 neighbor to him that fell among the robbers? And he said, He that had mercy on him. And Jesus said to him: Go, and do thou likewise.


Now it came to pass, as they were going, that he entered into a certain village; and a certain woman 39 named Martha received him into her house.


But Martha was

she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at the 40 feet of Jesus, and heard his word. encumbered with much serving; him, and said: Lord, dost thou sister has left me to serve alone?

41 that she help me.

and she came to not care that my

Bid her therefore

And Jesus answering said to her:

V. 35. Denáry, 7d. sterling, or fifteen cents (one third more than the daily pay of a Roman soldier).

Martha, Martha, thou art anxious and troubled about many things. But one thing is needful; and 42 Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her.

XI. AND it came to pass, that as he was pray- 1 ing in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said to him: Lord, teach us to pray, as also John taught his disciples. And he said to 2 them, When ye pray, say: Father, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Give us day by day our daily bread. And forgive us our sins; for we ourselves forgive every one indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation.





And he said to them: Who of you shall have a friend, and shall go to him at midnight, and say to him, Friend, lend me three loaves; for a friend of mine is come to me from a journey, and I have nothing to set before him; and he from within shall 7 answer and say, Trouble me not; the door is now shut, and my children with me are in bed; I can not rise and give thee? I say to you, though he 8 will not rise and give him because he is his friend, yet because of his importunity he will rise and give him as many as he needs. I also say to you: Ask, 9 and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find ; knock, and it shall be opened to you. For every 10

V. 3. or, our needful bread


one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

And what father is there among you, of whom if his son ask bread, he will give him stone; or a 12 fish, will instead of a fish give him a serpent? Or if he shall ask an egg, will he give him a scorpion? 13 If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children; how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?


And he was casting out a devil, and it was dumb. And it came to pass, when the devil was gone out, the dumb man spake; and the multitudes wondered. 15 But some of them said: He casts out the devils 16 through Beelzebul the chief of the devils. And

others, tempting, sought of him a sign from heaven. 17 But he, knowing their thoughts, said to them: Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and a house divided against a house falls. 18 And if Satan also is divided against himself, how shall his kingdom stand? because ye say that I cast out the devils through Beelzebul. 19 And if I through Beelzebul cast out devils, through whom do your sons cast them out? Therefore they 20 shall be your judges? But if I with the finger of God cast out devils, then is the kingdom of God come near to you.


When a strong man armed keeps his palace, his

V. 17. or, and house falls upon house

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