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44 But I say to you, . Love let not thy left hand know what your enemies, do good to them thy right hand doth. that hate you: • and pray for 4 That thy alms may be in them that persecute and calum- secret, and thy Father who seeth
in secret will repay thee. 45 That you may be the chil
5 And when ye pray, you dren of your Father who is in shall not be as the hypocrites, heaven, who maketh his sun to that love to stand and pray in rise upon the good, and bad, and the synagogues and corners of raineth upon the just and the the streets, that they may be unjust.
seen by men: Amen I say to 46 For if you love them that you, they have received their love you, what reward shall you reward. have? do not even the publi- 6 But thou when thou shalt cans this
pray, enter into thy chamber, 47 And if you salute your bre- and having shut the door, pray thren only, what do you more? to thy Father in secret: and thy do not also the heathens this? Father who seeth in secret will
48 Be you therefore perfect, repay thee. as also your heavenly Father is 7 And when you are praying, perfect.
speak not much, as the hea
thens. For they think that in CHAP. VI.
their much speaking they may A continuation of the sermon on the be heard.
8 Be not you therefore like to TAKE hesdichaerone men not them, for your Father know
the your justice ,
is , before be seen by them: otherwise you you ask him. shall not have a reward of your 9 Thus therefore shall you Father who is in heaven.
pray: Our Father who art in 2 Therefore when thou dost heaven, hallowed be thy name, an alms-deed, sound not a trum- 10 Thy kingdom come. Thy pet before thee, as the hypocrites will be done on earth as it is in do in the synagogues and in the heaven. streets, that theymay be honour- 11 Give us this day our supered by men. Amen I say to you, substantial bread. they have received their reward. 12 And forgive us our debts, 3 But when thou dost alms, as we also forgive our debtors.
13 And lead us not into tempo a Luke 6.27.- Rom, 12. 20,- Luke tation. But deliver us from 23. 34. Acts 7. 69.
Ver. 46. The Publicans. These were the gatherers of the public taxes : a set
d Luke 11. 2. of men odious and infamous among the Jews for their extortions and injus- Ver. 11. Supersubstantial bread. In tice.
St. Luke the same word is rendered CHAP. VI. Vet l. Your justice, daily breud. It is understood of the 1. e. Works of justice, viz. fasting, bread of life, which we receive in the prayer, and almsdeeds which ought Blessed Sacrament. to be performed not out of ostentation, Ver. 13. Lead us not into temptation or a view to please men, but solely to That is, suffer us not to be overcome please God.
14 - For if you will forgive spise the other. You cannot men their offences, your hea- serve God and mammon. venly Father will forgive you 25. Therefore I say to you, also your offences.
be not solicitous for your life, 15 But if you will not forgive what you shall eat, nor for your men, neither will your Father body what you shall put on. Js forgive you your offences. not the life more than the meat:
16 And when you fast, be and the body more than the not as thre hypocrites, sad. For raiment ? they disfigure their faces, that 26 Behold the birds of the air, they may appear unto men to for they neither sow, nor do they fast. Amen I say to you, they reap, nor gather into barns: and have received their reward. your heavenly Father feedeth
17 But thou, when thou fast-them. Are not you of much est anoint thy head, and wash more value than they? thy face:
27 And which of you by tak18 That thou appear not to men ing thought, can add to his stato fast, but to thy Father who is ture one cubit ? in secret: and thy Father who 28 Andfor raimentwhyareyou seeth in secret, will repay thee. solicitous ? Consider the lilies
19 Lay not up to yourselves of the field how they grow: they treasures on earth: where the labour not, neither do they spin. rust, and moth consume, and 29 But I say to you, that not where thieves break through, even Solomon in all his glory and steal.
was arrayed as one of these. 20 6 But lay up to yourselves 30 And if the grass of the treasures in heaven: where field, which is to-day, and toneither the rust nor moth doth morrow is cast into the oven, consume, and where thieves do God doth so clothe: how much not break through, nor steal. more you, O ye of little faith?
21 For where thy treasure is, 31 Be not solicitous therefore, there is thy heart also.
saying: What shall we eat: or 22 The light of thy body is what shall we drink, or wherethy eye. If thy eye be single thy with shall we be clothed ? whole body shall be lightsome. 32 For after all these things
23 But if thy eye be evil thy do the heathens seek. For your whole body shall be darksome. Father knoweth that you have If then the light that is in thee, need of all these things. be darkness: the darkness itself 33 Seek ye therefore first the how great shall it be?
kingdom of God, and his jus24 d No man can serve two tice, and all these things shall masters. For either he will hate be added unto you. the one, and love the other : or 34 Be not therefore solicitous he will sustain the one, and de- for to-morrow; for the morrow
will be solicitous for itself. Sufa Eccli. 28. 3. 4. & 5. Infra, 18. 35. ficient for the day is the evil Mark 11. 25.- Luke 12. 33. 1 Tim. thereof. 6. 19. Luke 11. 34.-d Luke 16. 13.
Ver. 24. Mammon. That is, riches, worldly interest
e Ps. 54. 23. Luke 12. 22. Phil, 6. 1 Tim. 6. 7. 1 Pet. 5. 7.
ven, give good things to them The third part of the sermon on the
that ask him? mount.
12 • All things therefore what. UDGE « not, that you may soever you would that men not be judged.
should do to you, do you also 2 For with what judgment you to them. For this is the law judge, you shall be bjudged: and and the prophets. with what measure you mete, it 13 / Enter ye in at the narrow shall be measured to you again. gate : for wide is the gate, and
3 And why seest thou the broad is the way that leadeth to mote that is in thy brother's destruction, and many there are eye; and seest not the beam who go in thereat. that is in thy own eye?
14 How narrow is the gate, and 4 Or how sayest thou to thy strait is the way that leadeth to brother: Let me cast the mote life: and fewthere are that find it! out of thy, eye; and behold a 15 Beware of false prophets, beam is in thy own eye?' who come to you in the clothing
5 Thou hypocrite, cast out of sheep, but inwardly they are first the beam out of thy own ravening wolves. eye, and then shalt thou see to 16 By their fruits you shall cast out the mote out of thy know them. Do men gather brother's eye.
grapes of thorns, or figs of 6 Give not that which is holy thistles ? to dogs; neither cast ye your 17 Even so every good tree pearls before swine, lesti per- bringeth forth good fruit,and the naps they trample them under evil treebringeth forth evil fruit. their feet, and turning upon 18 A good tree cannot bring you they tear you.
forth evil fruit, neither can an 7 • Ask and it shall be given evil tree bring forth good fruit. you : seek and you shall find : 19 & Every tree that bringeth knock, and it shall be opened to not forth good fruit, shall be cut you.
down and shall be cast into the 8 For every one that asketh, | fire. receiveth: and he that seeketh, 20 Wherefore by their fruits findeth: and to him that you shall know them. knocketh, it shall be opened. 21 * Not every one that saith
9 d Or what man is there to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter among you, of whom if his son into the kingdom of heaven; but shall ask bread, will he reach he that doth the will of my Father him a stone ?
who is in heaven, he shall enter 10 Or if he shall ask him a into the kingdom of heaven. fish, will he reach him a serpent? 22 Many will say to me in
11 If you then being evil, that day: Lord, Lord, have not know how to give good gifts to we prophesied in thy name, your children: how much more i and cast out devils in thy will your Father who is in hea- name, and done many miracles 23 And then will I profess his hand, touched him, saying: unto them, I never knew you: I will, be thou made clean. • depart from me, you that work | And forth with his leprosy was iniquity.
in thy name? o Loke 37. Rom, 2. 1.- Mark
24.-c Infra, 21. 22. Mark 11. 24. & Tobias 4. 16. Luke 6. 31.-f Luke Juke 11.9. John 14. 18. &S. 1. 6. 13. 24.-Supra, 3. 10. - Infra, 25 Luke 11. 11.
11. Luke 6. 46,-i Acts 19. 18,
cleansed. 24 Every one therefore that 4 And JESUS saith to him. heareth these my words, and See thou tell no man': but go, doth them, shall be likened to I show thyself to the priest, and a wise man that built his house offer the gift which Moses comupon a rock.
manded, for a testimony unto 25 And the rain fell, and the them. Hoods came, and the winds blew, 5 & And when he had entered and they beat upon that house, into Capharnaum, there came and it fell not, for it was founded to him a centurion, beseeching on a rock.
him, 26 And every one that heareth 6 And saying, Lord, my serthese my words, and doth them vant lieth at home sick of the not, shall be like a foolish man palsy, and is grievously torthat built his house upon the mented. band.
7 And JESUS saith to him: I 27 And the rain fell, and the will come and heal him. floods came, and the winds blew, 8 And the centurion, making and they beat upon that house, answer, said: 4 Lord, I am not and it fell, and great was the worthy that thou shouldst enter fall thereof.
under my roof; but only say the 28 And it came to pass when word, and my servant shall be JESUS had fully ended these healed. words, the people were in admi- 9 For I also am a man subject ration at his doctrine.
to authority, having under me 29 • For he was teaching soldiers; and I say to this, Go, them as one having power, and and he goeth, and to another, not as their scribes and Pha-Come, and he cometh, and to risees.
my servant, Do this, and he CHAP. VIII.
doeth it. Christ cleanses the leper, heals the cen
10 And Jesus hearing this, turion's servant, Peter's mother-in-law, marvelled; and said to them and many others : he stills the storm
that followed him: Amen I say sea, drives the devils out of two men possessea, and suffers them to go into to you, I have not found so great The swine.
faith in Israel.
come 11 And I say to you that down from the mountain, many shall come from the east great multitudes followed him: and the west, and shall sit down
2. And behold a leper came with Abraham, and Isaac, and and adored him, saying: Lord, Jacob in the kingdom of heaven: if thou wilt, thou canst make 12 But the children of the me clean.
kingdom shall be cast out into 3 And JEsus stretching forth the exterior darkness: there
shall be weeping and gnashing a Ps. 6. 9. Infra, 25. 41. Luke 13. of teeth. 27.- Luke 6. 48. Rom. 2. 13. Jas. 1. 22.- Mark 1. 22. Luke 4. 32.- f Lev. 14. 2.- Luke 7. 1.- Luke A.D. 31. Mark 1. 40. Luke 5. 21. 7. 6.-i Mal.
13 And JESUS said to the cen- 25 And they came to him, and turion: Go, and as thou hast be- awaked him, saying: Lord, save Jieved, so be it done to thee. us, we perish. And his servant was healed at 26 And JESUS saith to them: the same hour.
Why are you fearful, O ye of 14 And when JESUS was come little faith? Then rising up he into Peter's house, he saw his commanded the winds, and the wife's mother lying, and sick of sea, and there came a great calm. a fever.
27 But the men wondered, 15 And he touched her hand, saying: What manner of man and the fever left her, and she is this, for the winds and the sea arose and ministered to them. obey him? 16 . And when evening was
28. And when he was como come, they brought to him many on the other side of the water, that were possessed with devils: | into the country of the Gerasens, and he cast out the spirits with there met him two that were his word : and all that were sick | possessed with devils, coming he healed.
out of the sepulchres, exceeding 17 That it might be fulfilled, fierce, so that none could pass which was spoken by the pro- by that way. phet Isaias saying:He took our 29 And behold they cried out infirmities, and bore our discases. saying: What have we to do
18 And JESUS seeing great with thee, JESUS Son of God ? multitudes about him, gave art thou come hither to torment orders to pass over the water. us before the time?
19 And a certain scribe came 30 / And there was, not fa and said to him: Master, I will from them, an herd of man: follow thee whithersoever thou swine feeding.
31 And the devils besought hiig 20 And Jesus saith to him: saying: Ifthou cast us out hence, • The foxes have holes, and the send us into the herd of swine. birds of the air nests : but the 32 And he said to them: Go. son of man hath not where to But they going out went into lay his head.
the swine, and behold the whole 21 And another of his disci.herd ran violently down a steep ples said to him: Lord, suffer me place into the sea: and they first to go and bury my father. perished in the waters.
22 But JESUS said to him: 33 And they that kept them Follow me, and let the dead fled: and coming into the city, bury their dead.
told everything, and concerning 23 d And when he entered into them that had been possessed by the boat, his disciples followed the devils. him :
34. And behold the whole city 24 And behold a great tem. went out to meet JESUS, & and pest arose in the sea, so that the when they saw him, they beboat was covered with waves, sought him that he would debut he was asleep.
part from their coasts. a Mark 1. 32.- Isaias 53. 4. 1 Pet. e Mark 5. 1. Liike 8. 26.-f Mark 5. 2. 24. - Luke 9. 58.- Mark 4. 36.
11. Luke 8. 32. g Mark 5. 17. Like Luke 8. 22