The Jefferson Bible; the Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth Extracted Textually from the Gospels
General Books, 2013 - 26
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... XX. Precepts. ND he said unto them, Is a candle brought to be put under a bushel, or under a bed? and not to be set on a candlestick? 1 For there is nothing hid, which shall not be manifested; neither was any thing kept secret, but that it should come abroad. 2 If any man have ears to hear, let him hear. XXI. Parable of the Tares. NOTHER parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field. 2 But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way. 3 But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also. 4 So the servants of the householder came and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? from whence then hath it tares? 5 He said unto them, An enemy hath done this. The servants said unto him, Wilt thou then that we go and gather them up? 6 But he said, Nay; lest while ye gather up the tares, ye root up also the wheat with them. 7 Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn. 8 If Then Jesus sent the multitude away, and went into the house: and his disciples came unto him, saying. Declare unto us the parable of the tares of the field. 9 He answered and said unto them, He that soweth the good seed is the Son of man; 10 The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one; 11 The enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels. 12 As therefore the tares are gathered and burned in the fire; so shall it be in the...