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and as she wept she stooped 20 And when he had so said, down and looked into the sepul- he shewed unto them his hands chre,

and his side. Then were the 12 And seeth two angels in disciples glad when they saw white, sitting, the one at the the Lord. head, and the other at the feet, 21 Then said Jesus to them where the body of Jesus had lain. again, Peace be unto you: as my

13 And they say unto her, Father hath sent me, even so Woman, why weepest thou ! send I you. She saith unto them, Because 22 And when he had said they have taken away my Lord, this, he breathed on them, and and I know not where they have saith unto them, Receive ye the laid him.

Holy Ghost. 14 And when she had thus 23 Whose soever sins ye resaid, she turned herself back, mit, they are remitted" unto and saw Jesus standing, and them; and whose soever sins knew not that it was Jesus. ye retain, they are retained.

15 Jesus saith unto her, Wo- 24 1 But Thomas, one of the man, why weepest thou ? whom twelve, called Didymus, was seekest thou ? She, supposing not with them when Jesus him to be the gardener, saith came. unto him, Sir, if thou have borne 25 The other disciples therehim hence, tell me where thou fore said unto him, We have hast laid him, and I will take seen the Lord. But he said him away.

unto them, Except I shall see 16 Jesus saith unto her, Mary. in his hands the print of the She turned herself, and saith un- nails, and put my finger into to him, Rabboni, which is to say, the print of the nails, and thrust Master.

my hand into his side, I will 17 Jesus saith unto her, not believe. Touch me not: for I am not 26 | And after cight days yet ascended to my Father: but again his disciples were within, go to my brethren, and say unto and Thomas with them : then them, I ascend unto my Father came Jesus, the doors being and your Father, and to my God shut, and stood in the midst, and and your God.

said, Peace be unto you. 18 Mary Magdalene came

27 Then saith he to Thomas, and told the disciples that she Reach hither thy finger, and behad seen the Lord, and that he hold my hands; and reach hithhad spoken these things unto her. er thy hand, and thrust it into

19 1 Then the same day at my side; and be not faithless, but evening, being the first day of believing. the week, when the doors were 28 And Thomas answered shut where the disciples were and said unto him, My Lord and assembled for fear of the Jews, my God. came Jesus and stood in the 29 Jesus saith unto him, midst, and saith unto them, Thomas, because thou hast seen Peace be unto you.

Ime, thou hast believed : blessed

are they that have not seen, and er's coat unto him, (for he was yet have believed.

naked) and did cast himself into 30 I And many other signs the sea. truly did Jesus in the presence 8 And the other disciples of his disciples, which are not came in a little ship (for they written in this book.

were not far from land, but as it 31 But these are written, were two hundred cubits) dragthat ye might believe that Jesus ging the net with fishes. is the Christ, the Son of God; 9 As soon then as they were and that believing ye might have come to land, they saw a fire of life through his name.

coals there, and fish laid thereCHAP. XXI.

on, and bread. I Christ appeareth to his disciples ; 15 his

10 Jesus saith unto them, charge to Peter, and foretelleth his death. Bring of the fish which ye have AFTER, these things Jesus now caught.

11 Simon Peter went up, and the disciples at the sea of Tibe- drew the net to land full of great rias: and on this wise shewed fishes, a hundred and fifty and he himself.

three: and for all there were so 2 There were together Simon many, yet was not the net brokPeter, and Thomas called Didy- en. mus, and Nathanael of Cana in 12 Jesus saith unto them, Galilee, and the sons of Zebedee, Come and dine. And none of and two other of his disciples. the disciples durst ask him, Who

3 Simon Peter saith unto art thou? knowing that it was them, I go a fishing. They say the Lord. anto him, We also go with thee. 13 Jesus then cometh, and They went forth, and entered taketh bread, and giveth them, into a ship immediately; and and fish likewise. that night they caught nothing.

14 This is now the third time 4 But when the morning was that Jesus shewed himself to his now come, Jesus stood on the disciples, after that he was risen shore; but the disciples knew from the dead. not that it was Jesus.

15 1 So when they had din5 Then Jesus saith unto them, ed, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Children, have ye any meat ? Simon son of Jonas, lovest thou They answered him, No. me more than these? He saith

6 And he said unto them, unto him, Yea, Lord : thou Cast the net on the right side of knowest that I love thee. He the ship, and ye shall find. They saith unto him, Feed my lambs. cast therefore, and now they 16 He saith to him again the were not able to draw it for the second time, Simon son of Jonas, multitude of fishes.

lovest thou me! He saith unto 7 Therefore that disciple him, Yea, Lord : thou knowest whom Jesus loved saith unto that I love thee. He saith unto Peter, It is the Lord. Now him, Teed my sheep. when Simon Peter heard that 17 He saith unto him the it was the Lord, he girt his fish- third time, Simon son of Jonas, lovest thou me! Peter was griev- 21 Peter seeing him, saith ed because he said unto him the to Jesus, Lord, and what shall third time, Lovest thou me! this man do? And he said unto him, Lord, 22 Jesus saith unto him, If I thou knowest all things; thou will that he tarry till I come, knowest that I love thee. Jesus what is that to thee! follow saith unto him, Feed my sheep. thou me.

18 Verily, verily, I say unto 23 Then went this saying thee, When thou wast young, abroad among the brethren, that thou girdest thyself, and walk- that disciple should not die: yet edst whither thou wouldest: but Jesus said not unto him, He when thou shalt be old, thou shalt shall not die; but, if I will that stretch forth thy hands, and an- he tarry till I come, what is that other shall gird thee, and carry to thee? thee whither thou wouldest not. 24 This is the disciple which

19 This spake he, signifying testifieth of these things, and by what death he should glorify wrote these things: and we God. And when he had spok- know that his testimony is en this, he saith unto him, Fol- true.

25 And there are also many 20 Then Peter, turning other things which Jesus did, about, seeth the disciple whom the which, if they should be Jesus loved, following; (which written every one, I suppose that also leaned on his breast at sup- even the world itself could not per, and said, Lord, which is he contain the books that should that betrayeth thee?)

be written. Amen.

low me.


1 T'he ACTS of the APOSTLES. CHAP. I.

speaking of the things pertain 1 A repetition of part of Christ's history after ing to the kingdom of God: his passion; 9 his ascension....15 Peter's 4 And, being assembled toexhortation to ordain one in place of Judas. gether with them, commanded

former treatise have I them that they should not depart made, O Theophilus, of all from Jerusalem, but wait for the that Jesus began both to do and promise of the Father, which, teach,

saith he, ye have heard of me. 2 Until the day in which he 5 For John truly baptized was taken up, after that he with water; but ye shall be through the Holy Ghost had giv- baptized with the Holy Ghost

commandments unto the not many days hence. apostles whom he had chosen : 6 When they therefore were

3 To whom also he shewed come together, they asked of himself alive after his passion, him, saying, Lord, wilt thou at by many infallible proofs, being this time restore again the kingseen of them forty days, and dom to Israel?

7 And he said unto them, It|about a hundred and twenty,) is not for you to know the times 16 Men and brethren, this or the seasons which the Fath- scripture must needs have been er hath put in his own power. fulfilled, which the Holy Ghost

8 But ye shall receive power by the mouth of David spake after that the Holy Ghost is before concerning Judas, which come upon you: and ye shall was guide to them that took be witnesses unto me, both in Jesus. Jerusalem, and in all Judea, 17 For he was numbered and in Samaria, and unto the with us, and had obtained part uttermost part of the earth. of this ministry.

9 And when he had spoken 18 Now this man purchased these things, while they beheld, a field with the reward of iniquihe was taken up; and a cloud ty; and falling headlong, he received him out of their sight. burst asunder in the midst, and

10 And while they looked all his bowels gushed out. steadfastly toward heaven as 19 And it was known unto all he went up, behold, two men the dwellers at Jerusalem ; insostood by them in white apparel; much as that field is called in

11 Which also said, Ye men their proper tongue, Aceldama, of Galilee, why stand ye gazing that is to say, The field of up into heaven? This same Je-blood. sus which is taken up from you 20 For it is written in the into heaven, shall so come in book of Psalms, Let his habilike manner as ye have seen him tation be desolate, and let no go into heaven.

man dwell therein: and, His 12 Then returned they unto bishoprick let another take. Jerusalem, from the mount call

21' Wherefore of these men ed Olivet, which is from Jeru- which have companied with us, salem a sabbath-day's journey. all the time that the Lord Jesus

13 And when they were went in and out among us, come in, they went up into an 22 Beginning from the bapupper room, where abode both tism of John, unto that same day Peter, and James, and John, and that he was taken up from us, Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, must one be ordained to be a Bartholomew, and Matthew, witness with us of his resurrecJames the son of Alpheus, and tion. Simon Zelotes, and Judas the 23 And they appointed two, brother of James.

Joseph called Barsabas, who 14 These all continued with was surnamed Justus, and Matone accord in prayer and suppli-thias. cation, with the women, and 24 And they prayed, and said, Mary the mother of Jesus, and Thou Lord, which knowest the with his brethren.

hearts of all men, shew whether 15 1 And in those days Pe- of these two thou hast chosen, ter stood up in the midst of the 25 That he may take part of disciples, and said, (the number this ministry and apostleship, of the names together were from which Judas by transgress

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ion fell, that he might go to his 10 Phrygia, and Pamphylia, own place.

in Egypt, and in the parts of 26 And they gave forth their Lybia about Cyrene, and stranlots; and the lot fell upon Mat-gers of Rome, Jews and prosethias; and he was numbered with lytes, the eleven apostles.

11 Cretes and Arabians, we CHAP. II.

do hear them speak in our 1 The apostles, filled with the Holy Ghost, tongues the wonderful works of speak 'divers languages....14 Peter's ser- God.

12 And they were all amaz

in cost was fully come, they one to another, What meaneth were all with one accord in one this? place.

13 Others mocking, said, 2 And suddenly there came These men are full of new wine. a sound from heaven as of a 14 I But Peter, standing up rushing mighty wind, and it fill- with the eleven, lifted up his ed all the house where they were voice, and said unto them, Ye sitting.

men of Judea, and all ye that 3 Ănd there appeared unto dwell at Jerusalem, he this them cloven tongues like as of known unto you, and hearken fire, and it sat upon each of to my words: them.

15 For these are not drunk4 And they were all filled en, as ye suppose, seeing it is with the Holy Ghost, and be- but the third hour of the day. gan to speak with other tongues, 16 But this is that which was as the Spirit gave them utter-spoken by the prophet Joel, ance.

17 And it shall come to pass 5 And there were dwelling in the last days, saith God, I at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, will pour out of my spirit upon out of every nation under heaven. all flesh : and your sons and your

6 Now when this was noised daughters shall prophesy, and abroad, the multitude came to- your young men shall see visgether, and were confounded, ions, and your old men shall because that every man heard dream dreams : them speak in his own language. 18 And on my servants, and

7 And they were all amazed, on my hand-maidens I will pour and marvelled, saying one to out in those days of my Spirit; another, Behold, are not all and they shall prophesy : these which speak, Galileans ? 19 And I will shew wonders

8 And how hear we every in heaven above, and signs in man in our own tongue, where the earth beneath; blood, and in we were born ?

fire, and vapour of smoke. 9 Parthians, and Medes, and 20 The sun shall be turned Elamites, and the dwellers in into darkness, and the moon Mesopotamia, and in Judea, into blood, before that great and and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and notable day of the Lord come. Asia,

21 And it shall come to pass,


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