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Appointed to be read in Churches.




Instituted in London in the Year 1804;
And Sold, to Subscribers only, by L. B. Seeley, at the Society's Depository,

No. 169, Fleet Street, London.

Cum Privilegio.

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and the Number of CHAPTERS in each Book.

St. Paul's Epistles:

1st to Timothy...........Chupters 6


2d to Timothy................

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To Titus.............
To Philemon.......

......... 1 To the Hebrews ...........


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St. Matthew ...!

...... Chapters 28 St. Mark ........ St. Luke................. St. John .......... Acts of the Apostles..

St. Paul's Epistles :

To the Romans.............. ...16
1st to the Corinthians .....:
2d to the Corinthians .......
To the Galatians....
To the Ephesians .......
To the Philippians..
To the Colossians..........
1st to the Thessalonians. ........
ed to the Thessalonians. ......... 3

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The Gospel according to St. MatthEW.

CHAP. I. . I begat Salathiel; and Salathiel The genealogy of Christ. begat Zorobabel; THE book of the generation 13 And Zorobabel begat

1 of Jesus Christ, the son Abiud; and Abiud begat Eliaof David, the son of Abraham. kim; and Eliakim begat Azor;

2Abraham begat Isaac; and 14 And Azor begat Sadoc; Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacobbe- and Sadoc begat Achim; and gat Judas and his brethren; Achim begat Eliud;

3 And Judas begat Phares 15 And Eliud begat Eleazar; and Zara of Thamar; and and Eleazar begat Matthan; Phares begat Esrom; and and Matthán begat Jacob; Esrom begat Aram;

16 And Jacob begat Joseph 4 And Arambegat Aminadab; the husband of Mary, of whom and Aminadab begat Naasson; was born Jesus, who is called and Naasson begat Salmon; Christ.

5 And Salmon begat Booz of 17 So all the generations Rachab; and Booz begat Obed from Abraham to David are of Ruth; and Obed begat Jesse; fourteen generations; and from

6 And Jesse begat David the David until the carrying away king; and David the king begat into Babylon are fourteen geneSolomon of her that had been rations; and from the carrying the wife of Urias;

away into Babylon unto Christ 7 And Solomon begat Ro- I are fourteen generations. boam; and Roboam begat Abia; 18 q Now the birth of Jesús and Abia begat Asa;

Christ was on this wise: When 8 And Asa begat Josaphat; as his mother Mary was espousand Josaphat begat Joram; ed tó Joseph, before they came and Joram begat Ozias; together, she was found with

9 And Ozias begat Joatham; child of the Holy Ghost. and Joatham begat Achaz; and 19 Then Joseph her husband, Achaz begat Ezekias; : being a just man, and not will

10And Ezekias begat Manas-ing to make her a public exses; and Manasses begat Amon; ample, was minded to put her and Amon begat Josias;. away privily. " 11 And Josias begat Jecho-| 20 But while he thought on nias and his brethren, about the these things, behold, the angel time they were carried away to of the Lord appeared unto him Babylon;

in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou 12 And after they were son of David, fear not to také brought to Babylon, Jechonias unto thee Mary thy wife; for

Acho And Ezeksies begat AmenawaBut we behold, uinto him

Birth of Christ.

MATTHEW, Herod's inquiry for him. that which is conceived in her | Bethlehem of Judea : for thus : is of the Holy Ghost.

l it is writter by the prophet, 21 And she shall bring forth 6 And thou Bethlehem, in a son, and thou shalt call his the land of Juda, art not the name JESUS: for he shall save least among the princes of his people from their sins. Juda : for out of thee shall · 22 Now all this was done, come á governor, that shall that it might be fulfilled which rule my people Israel. was spoken of the Lord by the I7 Then Herod, when he prophet, saying,

had privily called the wise men, 23 Behold, a virgin shall be inquired of them diligently with child, and shall bring forth what time the star appeared.. a son, and they shall call his 8 And he sent them to Bethname Emmanuel ; which being lchem; and said, Go and search interpreted, is, God with us. diligently for the young child;

24 Then Joseph, being raised and when ye have found him, from sleep, did as the angel bring me word again, that I may of the Lord had bidden him, come and worship him also. and took unto him his wife: 1 9 When they had heard

25 And knew her not till the king, they departed: and, she had brought forth her first- lo, the star, which they saw in born son: and he called his the east, went before them, till name Jesus.

it came and stood over where CHAP. II.

the young child was. . . The wise men worship Christ.. 10 When they saw the star, N OW when Jesus was born they rejoiced with exceeding TV in Bethlehem of Judea, I great joy. .. in the days of Herod the king, 11 And when they were behold, there came wise men come into the house, they saw from the east to Jerusalem, the young child with Mary his "2 Saying, Where is he that is mother, and fell down, and born King of the Jews ? for we worshipped him: and when have -seen his star in the east, they had opened their treaand are come to worship him. sures, they presented unto

3 When Herod the king had him gifts ; gold, and frankheard these things, he was trou- | incense, and myrrh. * bled, and all Jerusalem with him. .12 And being warned of

4 And when he had gathered God in a dream that they all the chief priests and scribes should not return to Herod, of the people together, he de- they departed into their own manded of them where Christ country another way. : : should be born.

| 13 | And when they were 5. And they said unto him, In l departed, behold, the angel of


Herods, cruelty.

. John's preaching. the Lord appeareth to Joseph for they are dead which sought in a dream, saying, Arise, and the young child's life. take the young child and his 21 And he arose, and took the mother, and flee into Egypt, young child and his mother, and be thou there until I bring and came into the land of Israel. thee word: for Herod will seek 22 But when he heard that the young child, to destroy him. Archelaus did reign in Judea

14 When he arose, he took in the room of his father Herod, the young child and his mother he was afraid to go thither: notby night, and departed into withstanding, being warned of Egypt:

God in a dream, he turned 15 And was there until the aside into the parts of Galilee : death of Herod, that it might 23 And he came and dwelt be fulfilled which was spoken in a city called Nazareth: that of the Lord by the prophet, it might be fulfilled which was saying, Out of Egypt have spoken by the prophets, He I called my son.

shall be called a Nazarene. 16 Then Herod, when he

CHAP. III. saw that he was mocked of the The preaching of John Baptist. wise men, was exceeding wroth, TN those days came John the and sent forth, and slew all the Baptist, preaching in the children that were in Beth- wilderness of Judea, lehem, and in all the coasts 2 And saying, Repent ye: thereof, from two years old and for the kingdom of heaven is under, according to the time at hand.

which he had diligently in- 3 For this is he that was • quired of the wise men. spoken of by the prophet Esaias,

17 Then was fulfilled that saying, The voice of one crying which was spoken by Jeremy in the wilderness, Prepare ye the prophet, saying

the way of the Lord, make his 18 In Rama was there a paths straight. voice heard, lamentation, and 4 And the same John had his weeping, and great mourning, raiment of camel's hair, and a Rachel weeping for her child-leatheri girdle about his loins: · ren, and would not be com- and his meat was locusts and forted, because they are not. wild honey.

19 But when Herod was 5 Then went out to him Jedead, behold, an angel of the rusalem, and all Judea, and all Lord appeareth in a dream to the region round about Jordan, Joseph in Egypt, . 1 6 And were baptized of him

20 Saying, Arise, and take in Jordan, confessing their sins. the young child and his mother, 7 But when he saw many of and go into the land of Israel: | the Pharisees and Sadducces

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