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26 And every one that out to meet him. heareth these sayings of mine, 7. Then all those virgins and doeth them not, shall be arose, and trimmed their likened unto a foolish man lamps. which built his house upon

8 And the foolish said unto the-fand :

the wise, Give us of your 27

And the rain descended, oil; for our lamps are gone and the floods came, and the out. winds blew, and beat upon 9

But the wife answered, that house; and it fell, and saying, Not fo; left there be great was the fall of it.

not enough for us and you: 28 And it came to pass, but go ye rather to them that when Jesus had ended these fell, and buy for yourselves. sayings, the people were asto

1o And while they went nished at his doctrine: to buy, the bridegroom came;

29 For he taught them as and they that were ready one having authority, and not went in with him to the as the scribes.

marriage; and the door was

shut. CHAP. XXV.

II Afterward came also

the other virgins, saying, THEN shall the king- Lord, Lord, open to us.

dom of heaven be 12 But he answered and likened unto ten virgins, faid, Verily I say unto you, which took their lamps, and I know you not. went forth to meet the bride 13 Watch therefore, for groom.

ye know neither the day nor 2\And five of them were the hour wherein the Son of wise, and five were foolish. man cometh,

3 They that were foolish 14 g For the kingdom of took their lamps, and took heaven is as a man travelling no oil with them:

into a far country, who called 4 But the wise took oil in his own servants, and delitheir vessels with their lamps. vered unto them his goods.

5 While the bridegroom 15 And unto one he gave tarried, they all sumbered five talents, to another two, and slept.

and to another one; to every 6 And at midnight there man according to his several was a cry made, Behold, the ability; and straightway took bridegroom cometh; go ye his journey..

16 Then


16 Then he that had re- many things : enter thou into ceived the five talents, went the joy of thy lord. and traded with the same, and 24 Then he which had made them other five talents. received the one talent came,

17 And likewise he that and said, Lord, I knew thee had received two, he also that thou art an hard man, gained other two.

reaping where thou hast not 18 But he that had re- fown, and gathering where ceived or, went and digged thou hast not strawed : in the earth, and hid his 25 And I was afraid, and lord's money

went and hid thy talent in 19 After a long time the the earth : lo, there thou hast lord of those servants cometh, that is thine. and reckoneth with them. 26 His lord answered and

20 And so he that had re-faid unto him, Thou wicked ceived five talents came and and nothful servant, thou brought other five talents, knewest that I reap where I faying, Lord, thou deliveredit fowed not, and gather where unto me five talents: behold, I have not strawed: I have gained befide thein 27 Thou oughtest therefive talents more.

fore to have put my money 21 His lord said unto him, to the exchangers, aud then Well done, thou good and at my coming I should have faithful servant : thou hast received mine own with been faithful over a few usury. things, I will make thee 28 Take therefore the ta"Tuler over many things: en- lent from him, and give it

ter thou into the joy of thy unto hiin which hath ten talord,

lents. 22 He also that had re 29 For unto every one ceived two talents came and that hath shall be given, and faid, Lord, thou deliveredt he shall have abundance: bút unto me two talents : behold, from him that hath not shall I have gained two other ta be taken away even that lents beside them :

which he hath. 23 His lord said unto him, 3. And cast ye the unproWell done, good and faith- fitable fervant into outer ful servant; thou hast been darkness: there shall be faithful over a few things, I weeping and gnashing of will make thee ruler over teeth.

31 When

31 F When the Son of

40 And the King íhall anman shall come in his glory, swer and say unto them, Veand all the holy angels with rily I say unto you,

Inasmuch him, then shall he fit upon as ye have done it unto one the throne of his glory:

of the least of these


bre32 And before him fall thren, ye have done it unto be gathered all nations : and me. he shall separate them one 41 Then shall he say also from another, as a shepherd unto them on the left hand, divideth his sheep from the Depart from me, ye cursed, goats :

into everlasting fire, prepared 33 And he shall set the for the devil and his anfheep on his right hand, but gels: the goats on the left.

42 For I was an hungred, 34 Then shall the King and ye gave me no meat: I fay unto them on his right was thirsty, and ye gave me hand, Come, ye blessed of no drink: my Father, inherit the king 43 I was a stranger, and dom prepared for you from ye took me not in: naked, the foundation of the world: and


clothed me not: fick, 35 For I was an hungred, and in prison, and ye

visited and ye gave me meat: I me not. was thirsty, and ye gave me 44 Then shall they also drink: I was a stranger, and answer him, saying, Lord, ye took me in:

when saw we thee an hun36 Naked, and ye clothed gred, or athirit, or a stranger, me: I was sick, and ye vi-l or naked, or fick, or in prifited me: I was in prison, on, and did not minister and ye came unto me.

unto thee? 37 Then shall the righte 45 Then shall he anfwer ous answer him, saying, Lord, them, saying, Verily I say when faw we thee an hun- unto you, Inasmuch as ye gred, and fed thee? or thirsty, did it not to one of the least and gave thee drink?

of these, ye did it not to 38 When faw we thee a me. stranger, and took thee in?

46 And these shall go away or naked, and clothed thee? into everlasting punishment:

29 Or when saw we thee but the righteous into life fick, or in prison, and came eternal. unto thee?


have the poor


she hath wrought a good CHAP. XXVI.


upon me. ND it came to pass,

II For

ye when Jesus had finish always with you: but me ye ed all these sayings, he said have not always. unto his disciples,

12 For in that she hath 2 Ye know that after two poured this ointment on my days is the feast of the past body, she did it for my buover, and the Son of man is ria). betrayed to be crucified.

13 Verily I say unto you, 3 Then assembled toge- Wherefoever this gospel ihall ther the chief priests, and the be preached in the whole fcribes, and the elders of the world, there shall also this, people, unto the palace of that this woman hath done, the high priest, who was be told for a memorial of called Caiaphas,

her. 4. And consulted that they 14 I Then one of the might take Jesus by subtilty, twelve, called Judas Iscariot, and kill him.

went unto the chief priests, 5 But they said, Not on 15 And said unto them, the feast day, left there be What will ye give me, and an uproar among the people. I will deliver him unto you?

6 Now when Jesus was in And they covenanted with Bethany, in the house of Si- him for thirty pieces of silver. mon the leper,

16 And from that time he 7 There came unto him a sought opportunity to betray woman having an alabaster him. box of very precious oint 17 g Now the first day of ment, and poured it on his the feast of unleavened bread head as he sat at meat. the disciples came to Jelus,

8 But when his disciples saying unto him, Where wilt saw it, they had indignation, thou that we prepare for thee saying, To what purpose is to eat the paffover? this wafte ?

18 And he said, Go into 9 For this ointment might the city to such a man, and have been sold for much, and say unto him, The Master given to the poor.

faith, My time is at hand: I 10 When Jesus understood will keep the passover at thy it, he said unto them, Why house with my disciples. trouble


the woman? for 19 And the disciples did



shall betray


as Jesus had appointed them; shed for many for the remisand they made ready the paff- fion of fins.

29 But I say unto you, I 20 Now when the even will not drink henceforth of was come, he sat down with this fruit of the vine, until the twelve.

that day when I drink it new 21 And as they did eat, he with you in my Father's faid, Verily I say unto you, kingdom. that one of you

30 And when they had

fung an hymn they went out 22 And they were exceed into the mount of Olives. ing sorrowful, and began 31 Then faith Jesus unto every one of them to say them, All


shall be offended unto him, Lord, is it I?

because of me this night: for 23 And he answered and it is written, I will smite the said, He that dippeth his hand shepherd, and the sheep of with me in the dish, the fame the flock shall be scattered shall betray me.

abroad. 24 The Son of man goeth, 32 But after I am risen as it is written of him : but again, I will go


you woe unto that man by whom into Galilee. the Son of man is betrayed ! 33

Peter answered and said it had been good for that unto him, Though all men man if he had not been born. thall be offended because of

25 Then Judas, which be- thee, yet will I never be oftrayed him, answered and fended. faid, Mafter, is it I? He said

34 Jesus said unto him, unto him, Thou hast said, Verily I say unto thee, that

26 And as they were eat- this night before the cock ing, Jesus took bread, and crow, thou shalt deny me bleifed it, and brake it, and thrice. gave it to the disciples, and 35 Peter said unto him, taid, Take, eat; this is my Though I should die with body

thee, yet will I not deny thee. 27 And he took the cup, Likewife also said all the difand gave thanks, and gave ciples. it to them, saying, Drink ye 36 Then cometh Jesus all of it;

with them unto a place called 28 For this is my blood of Gethsemane, and faith unto the new testament, which is the disciples, Sit ye. here,

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