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shalt not commit murder: Thou | twelve thrones, judging the shalt not commit adultery: Thou twelve tribes of Israel. 29 And shalt not steal : Thou shalt not every one that hath left houses, bear false witness: 19 Honour or brethren, or sisters, or fathy father and thy mother : and, ther, or mother, or wife, or chil. Thou shalt love thy neighbour dren, or lands, on account of as thyself.'

my name, shall receive a hun20 The young man said to dred-fold, and shall inherit aiohim, “ All these things I have nian life. kept [from my youth]: what 30 “ But many that are first want I more?” 21 Jesus said to shall be last; and the last first. him, “If thou desire to be per Ch. XX. 1 “ For the king

sell what thou hast, dom of heaven, is like and give to the poor; and householder who went out earthou shalt have treasure in hea- ly in the morning, to hire laven: and come and follow me.” bourers into his vineyard. 2 22 But the young man hearing And having agreed with the lathese words, went away sorrow - bourers for a denarius a day, ful: for he had great posses- he sent them into his vineyard. sions.

3 And he went out, about the 23 Then said Jesus to his third hour, and saw others standdisciples, “ Verily I tell you, ing idle, in the market-place, 4 that a rich man will with diffi- and said to them, “Go ye

also culty enter into the kingdom of into the vineyard, and whatsoheaven. 24 And again, I tell you, ever is right I will give you.' it is easier for a camel to go And they went. 5 Again, he through the eye of a needle, went out about the sixth and than for a rich man to enter into ninth hour, and did in like manthe kingdom of God." 25 Butner. 6 And about the eleventh the disciples hearing this, were [hour] he went out, and found greatly amazed, saying, “ Who others standing, and said to then can be saved ?" 26 But them, “Why stand ye here, all Jesus looking at them, answer the day, idle?' 7 They said to ed, “ With men this is impos- him, Because no one hath hirsible; but with God all things ed us.' He said to them, Go are possible.”

ye also into the vineyard, [and 27 Then Peter answering, whatsoever is right ye shall resaid to him, “Lo! we have left ceive.]' all, and followed thee; what 8“So, in the evening, tlıe ownshall we have therefore ?" 28 er of the vineyard said to his And Jesus said to them, “ Ve- steward, “Call the labourers, rily I tell you, that ye, who have , and give them their hire; befollowed me in the regenera- ginning from the last, to the tion, when the Son of man shall first.' 9 Then came those of sit on the throne of his glory, the eleventh hour, and they reyourselves also, shall sit onceived every one a denarius. 10

But the first coming, they sup- may sit, the one on thy right hand posed that they should receive and the other on thy left, in thy more; and they also received reign." 22 But Jesus answering, every one a denarius.

11 And said, “Ye know not what ye having received it, they mur- | ask. Can ye drink of the cup mured against the householder, of which I am about to drink ?" 12 saying, These last have They said to him, “ We can." worked but one hour, and thou 23 Then he said to them, “ Ye hast made them equal to us, who will drink indeed of my cup : have borne the burden and the but to sit on my right hand, and heat of the day.' 13 But he an on [my] left, is not mine to give, swering one of them, said, except to those for whom it is Friend, I do thee no wrong: prepared by my Father." didst thou not agree with me 24 And the ten hearing this, for a denarius ? 14 Take what were moved with indignation is thine, and depart: now it is against the two brethren. 25 my will to give to this last, even But Jesus calling them to him, as to thee. 15 May I not do said ; “Ye know that the rulers what I will with mine own? Is of the gentiles have dominion thine eye evil, because I am over them, and the great ones good ? 16 Thus, the last will exercise authority upon them. be first, and the first last: for 26 It shall not be so among many are called, but few cho- you; but whosoever desireth to sen.'

be great among you, let him be 17 And as Jesus was going your servant; 27 and whosoup to Jerusalem, he took the ever desireth to be chief among twelve [disciples], privately on you, let him be your slave : 28 the way, and said to them, 18 even as the Son of man came “ Lo! we are going up to Je- not to be served, but to serve; rusalem : and the Son of man and to give his life a ransom for will be delivered up to the chief many. priests and Scribes, 19 who 29 And on their going out will condemn him to death, and from Jericho, a great multitude will deliver him up to the gen- followed him. 30 And, lo! two tiles, that they may deride and blind men, sitting by the wayscourge and crucify him : and side, hearing that Jesus was the third day he will rise passing by, cried out, saying, again."

Have pity on us, Master, son 20 THEN, the mother of the of David.” 31 Then the mulsons of Zebedee came to him, titude rebuked them, that they together with her sons, doing might be silent; but they cried him obeisance, and asking a cer- the more, saying, "Have pity tain thing of him. 21 And he on us, Master, son of David.” said to her, “ What desirest 32 Then Jesus stopping, called thou ?” She said to him, “ Com-them, and said, “ What do ye mand that these my two sons want me to do for you?" 33

shall say,

They said to him, “Sir, that ed, saying, “Who is this?" 11 our eyes may be opened.” 35 And the crowd answered, “ It Then Jesus being moved with is Jesus, the prophet of Nazatender compassion, touched their reth in Galilee." eyes, and immediately their 12 And Jesus went into the eyes received sight, and they temple (of God,] and drove out followed him.

all those who sold and bought Ch. XXI. 1 AND when they in the temple, and overthrew drew near to Jerusalem, and the tables of the money-changwere come to Bethphagé, to the ers, and the seats of those who mount of Olives, then Jesus sold doves; 13 and said to them, sent two disciples; 2 saying, to “It is written, My house shall them, “ Go into the village, be called the house of prayer;' over against you, and immedi- but ye have made it a den of ately ye will find an ass tied, robbers.” 14 And the blind and and a colt with her : loose them, the lame came to him, in the and bring them to me. 3 And | temple; and he healed them. if any one say aught to you, ye 15 And the chief priests and

« The Master hath the scribes seeing the wonderneed of them :' and immediate ful things which he did, and ly he will send them.” 4 Now the boys shouting in the temple, (all] this was done, so that it and saying, “ Hosanna to the was fulfilled which was spoken son of David !" were full of by the prophet, saying, 5 66 Tell indignation; and said to him, ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, “ Hearest thou what these say?" thy king cometh to thee;. meek, 16 And Jesus said to them, and riding upon an ass, even a 6. Yes! Have ye never read, colt, the foal of an ass.”

• Out of the mouth of babes and 6 And the disciples went, sucklings thou hast perfected and did as Jesus commanded praise ?!" 17 And he left them them; 7 and brought the ass, and went out of the city to' Beand the colt, and put on them thany, and lodged there. their mantles, and he sat there. 18 NOW in the morning, on. 8 And a very great mul on his returning to the city, he titude spread their mantles in hungered. 19 And seeing a the way; and others cut down fig-tree on the way-side, he went branches from the trees, and to it; and finding nothing on it, strewed them in the way. 9 And except leaves only, he said to the crowd that went before, and it, “Let no fruit grow on thee that followed, shouted, saying, henceforth to the age.” And “ Hosanna to the son of David: forthwith, the fig-tree withered blessed be he who cometh in the away. 20 And the disciples name of the Lord : Hosanna in seeing it, wondered, saying, the highest."

“ How soon hath the fig-tree 10 And when he entered into withered away!” 21 Then JeJerusalem, all the city was mov- sus answering, said to them,


« Verily I tell you, if ye have And coming to the other, he faith, and doubt not, ye shall said in like manner. And he not only do what hath been answering, said, 'I go, Sir; and done to the fig-tree, but even if went not. 31. Which of the ye

shall say to this mountain, two did the will of his father?" •Be thou removed, and be thou They said to him, “The first." cast into the sea,' it shall be Jesus said to them, “Verily I done. 22 And all things what- tell you, that the publicans and soever ye shall ask in prayer, the harlots lead the way for you believing, ye shall receive." into the kingdom of God. 52

23 And when he was come For John came to you in the into the temple, the chief priests way of righteousness, and ye and the elders of the people believed him not: but the pubcame to him, as he was teach- licans and the harlots believed ing, and said, “ By what autho- him. And ye, although ye saw rity dost thou these things ? it, did not change your minds and who gave thee this autho- afterwards, so to believe rity ?” 24 And Jesus answer- him. ing, said to them, “I also will 33 Hear another parable : ask you one thing; which if ye A man, who was a householder, tell me, I also will tell you by planted a vineyard, and put a what authority I do these things. hedge about it, and digged a 25 Whence was the baptism winepress in it, and built a towby John ? from heaven, or er, and let it out to husband. from men ? " And they reason men, and went into another ed with themselves, saying, “If country. 34 And when the we say, “From heaven,' he season of the fruit drew near, will say to us, "Why then did he sent his servants to the husye not believe him ? 26 But if bandmen, to receive his fruits. we say, From men,' we fear 35 And the husbandmen took the people : for all account his servants, and beat one and John as a prophet.” 27 And killed another, and cast stones they answering Jesus, said, “We at another. 36 Again he sent know not." He also said to other servants more respectathem, “ Neither do I tell you ble than the first, and they by what authority I do these treated them in like manner. things.

37 “ But last of all, he sent 28 “But what think ye of to them his son, saying, “They this ? A man had two sons; and will reverence my son. 38 But coming to the first, he said, the husbandmen seeing the son, "Son, go work to-day in (my] said among themselves, “This vineyard,' 29 and he answering, is the heir ; come, let us kill him, said I will not, but afterwards, and seize on his inheritance. changing his mind, he went. 3039 So taking him, they cast

See Luke XX. 4, and the note there.

him out of the vineyard, and my dinner; mine oxen and fat-
killed him. 40 When there-lings are killed and all things are
fore, the owner of the vineyard ready; come to the marriage.' 5
cometh, what will he do to those But they made light of it, and
husbandmen ?” 41 They an went away, one to his farm, and
swered him, “He will wretch- another to his merchandise : 6
edly destroy those wretches, and the rest, seizing his servants,
and will let out the vineyard to abused and killed them.
other husbandmen, who will 7" But the king hearing this,
render him the fruits in their was enraged ; and sent his ar-

mies, and destroyed those mur42 Jesus said to them, “ Have derers, and burnt their city. 8 ye never read in the scriptures, Then he said to his servants, • The stone which the builders. The marriage-feast is ready, rejected, is become the head but those who were invited were stone of the corner. This is not worthy. 9 Go therefore the Lord's doing, and is it won into the cross roads, and all derful in our eyes ?' 43 There- that ye find, invite to the marfore I tell you, The kingdom riage.' 10 So those servants of God shall be taken from you, went out into the high ways, and given to a people bringing and gathered together all, as forth its proper fruits. 44 [And many as they found, both bad whosoever falleth on this stone and good; and the marriagewill be broken by it : but on feast was filled with guests. 11 whomsoever it shall fall, it will Now the king coming in to see crush him to pieces.]”

the guests, he saw there a man 45 And the chief priests and who had not on a wedding-garPharisees hearing his parables, ment; 12 and said to him, they perceived that he spake Friend, how camest thou hiof them. 46 But though they ther, not having a wedding-garsought to apprehend him, they ment?' And he was speechless. feared the multitudes, because 13 Then said the king to the they accounted him as a pro- servants, · Bind him, hand and phet.

foot, and stake him away, and] CH. XXII. 1 Upon this, Je- put him forth into the outer sus spake to them again in darkness: there will be weepparables, saying, 2 “ The ing and gnashing of teeth.' 14 kingdom of heaven is like a For many are called, but few king, who made a marriage- chosen.” feast for his son ; 3 and sent his 15 THEN the Pharisees reservants to call those who were tired, and took counsel how they invited to the marriage-feast ; might insnare him in discourse. but they would not come. 4) 16 And they sent to him their Again he sent other servants, disciples, with the Herodians, saying, • Tell those that are in- saying, “ Teacher, we know that vited, Behold, I have prepared thou art true, and teachest the

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