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partners that were in the other ship, that they should come and help them. And they came, nd filled both the ships, so that they were almost sinking.

8 Which when Simon Peter saw, he fell down at JESUS's knees, saying: Depart from me, for I am a sinful man, O Lord. 9 For he was wholly astonished, and all that were with him, at the draught of the fishes which they had taken.

10 And so were also James and John the sons of Zebedee, who were Simon's partners. And JESUS saith to Simon: Fear not; from henceforth thou shalt catch men.

11 And having brought their ships to land, leaving all things they followed him.

12 a And it came to pass, when he was in a certain city, behold a man full of leprosy, who seeing JESUS, and falling on his face, besought him, saying: Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.

13 And stretching forth his hand he touched him, saying: I will. Be thou cleansed. And immediately the leprosy departed from him.

14 And he charged him that he should tell no man, but, Go, shew thyself to the priest, and offer for thy cleansing according as Moses commanded, for a testimony to them.

15 But the fame of him went abroad the more, and great multitudes came together to hear, and to be healed by him of their infirmities.

16 And he retired into the desert and prayed.

certain day, as he sat teaching, that there were also Pharisees and doctors of the law sitting by, that were come out of every town of Galilee and Judea and Jerusalem; and the power of the Lord was to heal them.

18 And behold men brought in a bed a man who had the palsy: and they sought means to bring him in, and to lay him before him.

19 And when they could not find by what way they might bring him in, because of the multitude, they went up upon the roof, and let him down through the tiles with his bed into the midst before JESUS.

20 Whose faith when he saw, he said: Man, thy sins are forgiven thee.

21 And the scribes and Pharisees began to think, saying: Who is this who speaketh blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God alone?

22 And when JESUS knew their thoughts, answering he said to them: What is it you think in your hearts?

23 Which is easier to say, Thy sins are forgiven thee: or to say, Arise and walk?

24 But that you may know that the son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins (he saith to the sick of the palsy) I say to thee, Arise, take up thy bed, and go into thy house.

25 And immediately rising up before them, he took up the bed on which he lay; and went away to his own house, glonfy. ing God.

26 And all were astonished: and they glorified God, And 17 And it came to pass on a they were filled with fear, say

a Matt. 8. 2. Mark 1. 40.-b Lev. 14.4.

c Matt. 9. 2.

Mark 2 3.

ing: We have seen wonderful things to day.

27 And after these things he went forth, and saw a publican named Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom, and he said to him: Follow me.

28 And leaving all things he rose up and followed him.

29 And Levi made him a great feast in his own house; and there was a great company of publicans, and of others, that were at table with them.

30 But the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying to his disciples: Why do you eat drink sindrink with publicans and and


31 And JESUS answering, said to them: They that are whole, need not the physician: but they that are sick.

32 I came not to call the just, but sinners to penance.

33 And they said to him: Why do the disciples of John fast often and make prayers, and the disciples of the Pharisees in like manner; but thine eat and drink.

34 To whom he said: Can you make the children of the bridegroom fast, whilst the bridegroom is with them?

35 But the days will come; when the bridegroom shall be taken away from them, then shall they fast in those days.

36 And he spoke also a similitude to them: That no man putteth a piece from a new garment upon an old garment: otherwise he both rendeth the new, and the piece taken from the new agreeth not with the old.

4 Matt. 9. 9. Mark 2. 14.-6 Mark 2. 16.-c Mark 2. 18.

37 And no man putteth new wine into old bottles: otherwise the new wine will break the bottles, and it will be spilled and the bottles will be lost.

38 But new wine must be put into new bottles; and both are preserved.

39 And no man drinking old, hath presently a mind to new: for he saith, The old is better.


Christ excuses his disciples: he cures upon the sabbath-day: chooses the trelve, and makes a sermon to them.

second first sabbath, that AND dit came to pass on the as he went through the cornfields his disciples plucked the ears, and did eat rubbing them in their hands,

2 And some of the Pharisees said to them: Why do you that which is not lawful on the sabbath-days?

3 And Jesus answering them, said: Have you not read so much as this, what David did, when himself was hungry and they that were with him:

4. How he went into the house of God, and took and ate the bread of proposition, and gave to them that were with him, which is not lawful to eat but only for the priests?

5 And he said to them: The son of man is Lord also of the sabbath.

6 And it came to pass also on

d Matt. 12. 1. Mark 2. 23.-e 1 Kings 21. 6. f Exod. 29. 32. Lev. 24. 9.

CHAP. VI. Ver. 1. The second first sabbath. Some understand this of the sabbath of Pentecost, which was the second in course amongst the great feasts: others, of a sabbath-day that immediately followed any solemn feast.

another sabbath, that he entered into the synagogue, and taught. And there was a man, whose right hand was withered.

7 And the scribes and Pharisees watched if he would heal on the sabbath; that they might find an accusation against him. 8 But he knew their thoughts; and said to the man who had the withered hand: Arise, and stand forth in the midst. And rising he stood forth.

9 Then JESUS said to them: I ask you, if it be lawful on the sabbath-days to do good or to do evil; to save life, or to destroy !

10 And looking round about on them all, he said to the man: Stretch forth thy hand. And he stretched it forth and his hand was restored.

11. And they were filled with madness; and they talked one with another, what they might

do to JESUS.

12 And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and he passed the whole night in the prayer of God.

13 And when day was come, he called unto him his disciples; and he chose twelve of them (whom also he named Apostles):

14 Simon whom he surnamed Peter, and Andrew his brother, James and John, Philip and Bartholomew,

15 Matthew and Thomas, James the son of Alpheus, and Simon who is called Zelotes,

16 And Jude the brother of James, and Judas Iscariot who was the traitor.

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17 And coming down with them, he stood in a plain place, and the company of his disci ples, and a very great multitude of people from all Judea and Jerusalem, and the sea-coast both of Tyre and Sidon,

18 Who were come to hear him, and to be healed of their diseases. And they that were troubled with unclean spirits, were cured.

19 And all the multitude sought to touch him. for virtue went out from him, and healed all.

20 And he, lifting up his eyes on his disciples, said: Blessed are ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

21 Blessed are ye that hunger now: for you shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now for you shall laugh.

22 Blessed shall you be when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you, and shall repreach you, and east out your name as evil, for the son of man's sake.

23 Be glad in that day and rejoice; for behold, your reward is great in heaven. For according to these things did their fathers to the prophets.

24 But wo to you that ard rich for you have your consolation.

25 Wo to you that are filled:

for you shall hunger. Wo to you that now laugh: for you shall mourn and weep.

26 Wo to you when men shall bless you: For according to these things did their fathers to the false prophets.

c Matt. 5. 2.-d Matt. 5. 6. e Matt. g Isaias 65. 13.

a Matt, 12. 10. Mark 3. 1.- Matt. 5. 11.- Eccli. 31 8. Amos 6. 1.

10. 1.

Mark 3. '8.

27 But I say to you that hear: | Love your enemies, do good to them that hate you.

to you: good measure and pressed down and shaken together and running over shall they give into your bosom.

28 Bless them that curse you, and pray for them that calum-For with the same measure niate you.

29 And to him that striketh thee on the one cheek, offer also the other. And him that taketh away from thee thy cloak, forbid not to take thy coat also.

30 Give to every one that asketh thee, and of him that taketh away thy goods, ask them not again.

31 And as you would that men should do to you, do you also to them in like manner.

32 And if you love them that love you, what thanks are to you? for sinners also love those that love them.

33 And if you do good to them who do good to you; what thanks are to you? for sinners also do this.

34 And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive; what thanks are to you? for sinners also lend to sinners, for to receive as much..

35 But love ye your enemies; do good, and lend, hoping for nothing thereby: and your reward shall be great, and you shall be the sons of the Highest: for he is kind to the unthankful, and to the evil.

86 Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful. 37 Judge not, and you shall not be judged. Condemn not, and you shall not be condemned. Forgive, and you shall be forgiven.

38 Give, and it shall be given

a Matt. 5. 44.-b Deut. 15. 8. Matt. 542- Matt. 7. 1.

that you shall mete withal, it shall be measured to you again.

39 And he spoke also to them a similitude: Can the blind lead the blind? do they not both fan into the ditch?

40 The disciple is not above his master: but every one shall be perfect, if he be as his mas ter.

41And why seest thou the mote in thy brother's eye: but the beam that is in thy own eye thou considerest not.

42 Or how canst thou say to thy brother: Brother, let me pull the mote out of thy eye, when thou thyself seest not the beam in thy own eye? Hypocrite, cast first the beam out of thy own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to take out the mote from thy brother's eye.

43 For there is no good tree that bringeth forth evil fruit: nor an evil tree that bringeth forth good fruit.

44 For every tree is known by its fruit. For men do nor gather figs from thorns; nor from a bramble bush do they gather the grape.

45 A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth that which is evil. For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.

46 And why call you me

d Matt. 7. 2. Mark 4. 24.-e Matt. 10. 24. John 13. 16.- Matt. 7. 3.Matt. 7. 18. and 12. 33.

Lord, Lord: and do not the things which I say?

47 Every one that cometh to me, and heareth my words, and doth them, I will shew you to whom he is like.

48 He is like to a man building a house, who digged deep, and laid the foundation upon a rock. And when a flood came, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and it could not shake it; for it was founded en a rock.

49 But he that heareth, and doth not; is like to a man building his house upon the earth without a foundation: against which the stream beat vehemently, and immediately it fell, and the ruin of that house was great.


Christ heals the centurion's servant: raises the widow's son to life: answers the messengers sent by John: and absolves the penitent sinner.

ND when he had finished all his words in the hearing of the people, he entered into of the people, he entered into Capharnaum.

2 And the servant of a certain centurion, who was dear to him, being sick, was ready to die.

S And when he had heard of JESUS, he sent unto him the ancients of the Jews, desiring him to come and heal his ser


4 And when they came to JESUS, they besought him earnestly, saying to Him, He is worthy that thou shouldest do this for him.

5 For he loveth our nation: and he hath built us a synagogue.

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6 And JESUS went with them. And when he was now not far from the house, the centurion sent his friends to him, saying: Lord, trouble not thyself. For I am not worthy that thou shouldest enter under my roof.

7 For which cause neither did I think myself worthy to come to thee; but say the word, and my servant shall be healed.

8 For I also am a man subject to authority, having under me soldiers and I say to one, Go, and he goeth; and to ano ther, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doth it.

9 Which JEsus hearing, marvelled and turning about to the multitude that followed him, he said: Amen I say to you, I have not found so great faith not even in Israel.

10 And they who were sent being returned to the house, found the servant whole who had been sick.

11 And it came to pass afterthat is called Naim; and there wards, that he went into a city went with him his disciples, and a great multitude.

12 And when he came nigh dead man was carried out, the to the gate of the city, behold a only son of his mother; and she was a widow: and a great multitude of the city was with her.

13 Whom when the Lord had seen, being moved with mercy towards her, he said to her: Weep not.

14 And he came near and touched the bier. And they that carried it, stood still. And he said: Young man, I say to thee, arise.

e Matt. 8. 8.

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