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Divorcement Chap. xix. . and marriage.
CHAP. XIX.

except it be for fornication, 1 Christ healeth the sick, 3 an- and shall marry another, com

swereth the Pharisees touch- mitteth adultery; and whoso ing divorcement. 16 How to marrieth her which is put aattain everlasting life. way doth commit adultery.

AND it came to pass, that i0 His disciples say unto when Jesus had finished these him, If the case of the man be sayings he departed from Gali- so with his wife, it is not good lee and came into the coasts to marry. of Judea, beyond Jordan:

11 But he said unto them, 2 And great multitudes fol. All men cannot receive this lowed him; and he healed saying, save they to whom it is them there.

given. 31 The Pharisees also 12 For there are some eucame unto him, tempting him, nuchs, which were so born and saying unto him, Is it from their mother's womb; & lawful for a man to put away there are some eunuchs, which his wife for every cause ? were made eunuchs of men;

4 And he answered and and there be eunuchs, which said unto them, Haye ye not have made themselves eunuchs read, that he which made them for the kingdom of heaven's at the beginning made them sake. He that is able to remale and female;

ceive it, let him receive it. 5 And said, for this cause 13 | Then were there shall a man leave father and brought unto him little chilmother, and shall cleave to dren, that he should put his his wife; and they twain shall hands on them, and pray; and be one flesh ?

the disciples rebuked them. 6 Wherefore they are no 14 But Jesus said, Suffer more twain, but one flesh. little children, and forbid them What, therefore, God hath not, to come unto me; for of joined together, let not man such is the kingdom of heaven. put asunder.

15 And he laid his hands They say unto him, Why on them, and departed thence. did Moses then command to 16 | And, behold, one came give a writing of divorcement, and said unto him, Good Masand to put her away ? ter, what good thing shall I do,

8 He saith unto them, Mo- that I may have eternal life? ses, because of the hardness of 17 And he said unto him, your hearts, suffered you to Why callest thou me good ? put away your wives; but from there is none good but one, that the beginning it was not so is, God; but if thou wilt enter

9 And I say unto you, Who- into life, keep the commandsoever shall put away his wife, ments.

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The young man instructed. S. Matthew. A reward promised.

18 He saith unto him, 27 | Then answered Peter, Which? Jesus said, Thoú and said unto him, Behold, we shalt do no murder, Thou have forsaken all, and followshalt not commit adultery, ed thee; what shall we have Thou shalt not steal, Thou therefore ? shalt not bear false witness. 28 And Jesus said unto

19 Honour thy father and them, Verily I say unto you, thy mother; and, Thou shalt That ye which have followed love thy neighbour as thyself. me, in the regeneration,b when

20 The young man saith then the Son of man shall sit unto him, All these things in the throne of his glory, ye have I kept from my youth also shall sit upon twelve up; what lack I yet?

thrones judging the twelve 21 Jesus said unto him, If tribes of Israel thou wilt be perfect, go and 29 And every one that hath sell what thou hast, and give forsaken houses, or brethren, to the poor, and thou shalt or sisters, or father, or mother, have treasure in heaven; and or wife, or children, or lands, come and follow me.

for my name's sake, shall re22 But when the young ceive an hundred-fold, & shall man heard that saying he went inherit everlasting life. away sorrowful; for he had 30 But many that are first great possessions.

shall be last, and the last shall 23 | Then said Jesus unto be first.c his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall CHAP. XX. hardly enter into the kingdom 1 Of the labourers in the vineof heaven.

yard. 20 Christ teacheth his 24 And again I say unto disciples to be lowly. you, It is easier for a camel to FOR the kingdom of heaven go through the eye of a needle, is like unto a man that is an than for a rich man a to enter householder, which went out into the kingdom of God. early in the morning to hire

25 When his disciples heard labourers into his vineyard. it they were exceedingly amaz. 2 And when he had agreed ed, saying, Who then can be with the labourers for a pensaved 26 But Jesus beheld them, al of the heart, and a holy life.

b In the regeneration, in the renewand said unto them, With men . But many who are first in regard this is impossible; but with to privileges and instruction, shall be God all things are possible. last to embrace my religion; and

many who enjoy but little light and a Than for a rich man, who trusts them, and be first among my disci

advantage, will readily improve in his riches.

ples.

way.

Of the labourers Chap. xx. in the vineyard. ny a-day, he sent them into they supposed that they should his vineyard.

have received more; and they 3 And he went out about the likewise received every man a third hour, a and saw others penny. standing idle in the market. 11 And when they had replace,

ceived it they murmured a4 And said unto them, Go gainst the good man of the ye also into the vineyard, and house, whatsoever is right I will give 12 Saying, These last have you. And they went their wrought but one hour, and thou

hast made them equal unto 5 Again he went out about us, which have borne the burthe sixth b and ninth c hour, den and heat of the day. and did likewise.

má 13 But he answered one of 6 And about the eleventh them, and said, Friend, I do hour d he went out, and found thee no wrong; didst not thou others standing idle, and saith agree with me for a penny ? unto them, Why stand ye here · 14 Take that thine is, and all the day idle ?

go thy way; I will give unto They say unto him, Be- this last even as unto thee. cause no man hath hired us. 15 Is it not lawful for me He saith unto them, Go ye to do what I will with mine also into the vineyard, and own? is thine eye evil y bewhatsoever is right, that shall cause I am good ? ye receive.

16 Soʻthe last shall be first, 8 So when even was come,e and the first last; for many the Lord of the vineyard saith be called, but few chosen. unto his steward, Call the la- 17 And .Jesus, going up bourers, and give them their to Jerusalem, took the twelve bire, f beginning from the last disciples apart in the way, and unto the first.

said unto them, 9 And when they came that 18 Behold, we go up to Jewere hired about the eleventh rusalem; and the Son of man hour, they received every man shall be betrayed unto the à penny.

chief priests, and unto the 10 But when the first came, scribes, and they shall cona Third bour, nine o'clock in the demn him to death, morning.

19 And shall deliver him to 6 Sixth bour, noon.

the Gentiles h to mock, and to - Ninth bour, three in the after- scourge, and to crucify him ; noon. d Eleventh hour, five o'clock in the

g Is thine eyè evil? art thou evil ?

b Gentiles, in this verse means the · Even, evening or night.

Romans, who at this time held the f Hire, wages.

land of Judea in subjection.

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Zebedee's children. S. Matthew. Two blind men and the third day he shall rise them, and they that are great again.

exercise authority upon them. 20 | Then came to him the 26 But it shall not be so mother of Zebedee's children among you; but whosoever with her sons, worshipping will be great among you, let him, and desiring a certain him be your minister; thing of him.

27 And whosoever will be · 21 And he said unto her, chief among you, let him be What wilt thou ? She saith your servant : unto him, Grant that these my 28 Even as the Son of man two sons may sit, the one on came not to be ministered k thy right hand, and the other unto, but to minister, and to on the left, in thy kingdom. give his life a ransom for

22 But Jesus answered and many. . said, Ye know not what ye29 And as they departed ask. Are ye able i to drink of from Jericho a great multitude the cup that I shall drink of, followed him. and to be baptized with the 30 And, behold, two blind baptism that I am baptized men sitting by the way-side, with ? They say unto him, when they heard that Jesus We are able.

passed by, cried out, saying, 23 And he saith unto them, Have mercy on us, O Lord, Ye shall drink indeed of my thou son of David. cup, and be baptized with the 31 And the multitude rebaptism that I am baptized buked them, because they with ; but to sit on my right should hold their peace; but hand and on my left, is not they cried the more, saying, mine to give; but it shall be Have mercy on us, O Lord, given to them for whom it is thou son of David. prepared of my Father.

32 And Jesus stood still and 24 And when the ten heard called them, and said, What it they were moved with in- will ye that I shall do unto dignation against the two you ? : brethren.

33 They say unto him, 23 But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Ye know they that are great, exercise authorthat the princes of the Gen- ity among them, but it shall not be tilesj exercise dominion over so among you, who are subjects of

my spiritual kingdom. On the coni Are ye able to drink of the cup of trary,whosoever would become great suffering, that I shall drink of, and to among you, let him become your serbe baptized, or to endure the trials and vant, and whosoever would be chief, afflictions, that I shall endure? let him be your slave.

; The princes of the nations exer- & Not to be ministered unto, not to be cise dominion over their subjects, and served or waited upon, but to serve.

receive sight.

Chap. xxi. Buyers, fc. cast out. Lord, that our eyes may be the way; others cut down opened.

branches from the trees, and 34 So Jesus had compassion strewed them in the way. on them, and touched their 9 And the multitudes that eyes; and immediately their went before, and that followeyes received sight, and they ed, cried, saying, Hosanna a to followed him.

the son of David; Blessed is

he that cometh in the name of CHAP XXI. the Lord; b Hosanna in the 1 Christ rideth into Jerusalem highest. on an ass, 12 and casteth out 10 And when he was come the buyers and sellers into Jerusalem all the city was AND when they drew nigh moved, saying, Who is this? unto Jerusalem, and were come 11 And the multitude said, to Bethphage, unto the mount This is Jesus the prophet of of Olives, then sent Jesus two Nazareth of Galilee. disciples,

: 12 | And Jesus went into 2 Saying unto them, Go into the temple of God, and cast the village over against you, out all them that sold and and straightway ye shall find bought in the temple, and an ass tied, and a colt with overthrew the tables of the her; loose them, and bring money-changers, and the seats them unto me.

of them that sold doves, 3 And if any man say ought 13 And said unto them, It unto you, ve shall say, T'he is written, My house shall be Lord hath need of them; and called the house of prayer; straightway he will send them. but ye have made it a den of

4 All this was done, that it'thieves. might be fulfilled which was 14 And the blind and the spoken by the prophet, saying, lame came to him in the tem|5 Tell ye the daughter of ple; and he healed them Sion, Behold, thy King cometh 15 | And when the chief unto thee, meek, and sitting priests and scribes saw the upon an ass, and a colt, the wonderful things that he did, foal of an ass.

and the children crying in the 6 And the disciples went, temple, and saying, Hosanna and did as Jesus commanded to the son of David; they were

sore displeased,c And brought the ass, and 16 And said unto him, Hear.' the colt, and put on them their est thou what these say? And clothes; and they set him

a Hosanna, save, we beseech thee;

may God save and prosper him. 8 And a very great multi 6 Lord, in the Hebrew Feboval. wide spread their garments in Spre displeased, much displeased.

them,

thereon.

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