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$0 And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, 23 For the husband is the head of the whereby ye are sealed unto the day of re- wife, even as Christ is the head of the demption.

church ; and he is the Saviour of the body. 31 Let all bitterness, and wrath, and an 24 Therefore, as the church is subject un ger, and clamour, and evil-speaking, be put to Christ, so let the wires be in their own away from you, with all malice:

hushands in every thing. 32 And he ye kind one 10 another, tender 25 Hushands, love your wives, even as hearted, forgiving one another, even as God Christ also loved the church, and gave himfor Christ's sake nath forgiven you.

self for it; CHAP. V.

26 That he miglt sanctify and cleanse ic BE me rentefore followers of God, as deat, with them at the stone water how the

2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, Inved us, and hath given himself for us an or any such thing ; but that it should be holy offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet- and without blemish. smelling savour.

28 So ought men to love their wives as 3 But fornication, and all uncleanness, or their own bodies: he that loveth his wise covetousness, let it not be once nained among loveth himsalf. you, as becometh saints;

29 For no man crer yet hated his own 4 Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, filesh ; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even nor jesting, which are not convenient; but as the Lord the church : rather giving of thanks.

30 For we are members of bis body, or 5 For this ye klow, that no whoremon- bis flesh, and of his hones. ger, nor unclean person, nor covelous man, 31 For this cause shall a nian leave his who is an idolater, halb any inheritance in father and mother, and shall be joined unto the kingdom of Christ and of God. bis wife, and they two shall be one fiesh.

6 Let no man deceive you with vain 32 This is a great mystery: but I speal words: for because of these things cometh concerning Christ and the church. he wrath of God upon the children of dis 33 Nevertheless, let every one of you in obedience.

particular so love bis wise even as himself; 7 Be not ye therefore partakers with them. and the wife see that she reverence her hus.

8 For ye were sometimes darkness, hut band. DOW ure ye light in the Lord: walk as chil

CHAP. VI. dren of light,

Lordfor this is ness, and righteousness, and truth ;) 2 Honour thy father and mother, (which

10 Proving what is acceptable unto the is the first commandmen with premise,) Lord.

3 That it may be well with thee, and thou 11 And have no fellowship with the un-mayest live long on the earth. fruitful works of darkness, but rather re 4 And, ye fathers, provoke not your chilprove them.

dren to wrath: bul bring them up in the nur 12 For it is a shame even to speak of ture and admonition of the Lord. those things which are done of them in se 5 Servants, be obedient to them that are

your masters according to the flesh, with fear 13 But all things that are reproved are and trembling, in singleness of your bears, made manifest by the light for what. as unto Christ; soever doth make manifest is light.

6 Not with eye service, as men-pleasers 14 Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that but as the servänts of Christ, doing the wil sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ of God from the heart ; shall give thee light.

7 With good-will doing service, as to the 15 See then that ye walk circumspcctly, Lord, and not to men : not as fools, but as wise,

8 Knowing that whatsoever good thing 16 Redeeming 'e time, because the days any man doeth, the same shall he receive ut are evil.

the Lord, whether he be bond or free. 17 Wherefore be ye no: unwise, but un 9 And, ye masters, do the same things derstanding what the will of the Lord is. unto them, forbearing threatening : knowing

18 And be not drunk with wine, wherein that your Master also is in heaven; neither is excess ; but be filled with the Spirit ; is there respect of persons with him.

19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms, and 10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the hymns, and spiriwal songs, singing and ma- Lord, and in the power of his mignt. king melody in your heart to the Lord ; 11 Put on the whole armour of God, that

20 Giving thanks always for all things ye may be able to stand against the wiles of unto God and the Father in the name of our ihe devil. Lord Jesus Christ;

12 For we wrestle not against flesh and 21 Submitting yourselves one to another blood, but against principalities, against in the fear of God.

powers, against the rulers of the darkness 22 Wives, submit yourselves unto your of this world, against spiritual wickedness ya husbands, as unto the Lord. Tin high places.

9 (For the fruit of the Spirit as in all good. CLODIEN, obey your parents in the


13 Wherefore take unto you the whole boldly, to make known the mystery of the armour of God, that ye may be able to with gospel, stand in the evil day, and having done all, 20 For which I am an ambassador in to stand.

bonds; that therein I may speak boldly, as 14 Stand therefore, having your loins 1 ought to speak. $ girt about with truth, and having on the 21 But that ye also may know my affairs, breast-piate of righteousness;

and how I do, Tychicus, a beloved brother 15 And your teet shod with the prepara- and faithful minister in the Lord, shall made tion of the gospel of peace;

known to you all things : 16 Above all, taking the shiell of faith, 22 Whoin I have sent unto you for the wherewithi ye shall be able to quench all the same purpose, that ye miglit know our alte hery darts of the wicked.

fairs, and that he might comfort your hearts. 17 And take the helmet of salvatiois, and the 23 Peace be to the brethren, and love with sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God: faith, from God the Father, and the Lord Je.

18 Praying always with all prayer and sus Christ. supplication in the Spirit, and watching 21 Grace he with all them that love our

thereunto with all perseverance and suppli- Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity. Amen. er cation for all saints;

19 And for me, that uuerance may be | Written from Rome unto the Ephesians given unto me that I may open my mouth! by Tychicus.


1 The Epistle of PAUL, the Apostle, to the PHILIPPIANS.

not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to PAUL and Timotheus, the servan's of Je, my bonds;

17 But the other of love, knowing that I Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops am set for the defence of the gospel. and deacons :

18 What then? notwithstanding, every 2 Grace be unto you, and peace, from God way, whether in pretence, or in truth, Christ our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. is preached ; and I therein do rejoice, yea,

3 I thank iny God upon every remem- and will rejoice. brance of you,

19 For I know that this shall turn to my 4 Always in every prayer of mine for you salvation through your prayer, and the supall making request with joy,

ply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ, 5 For your fellowship in the gospel, from 20 According to my earnest expectation the first day until now;

and my hope, that in nothing I shall be asha6 Being confident of this very thing, that med, but thal with all boldness, as always, so he which hati begun a good work in you, now as Christ shall be magnified in my wili perform it ruil the day of Jesus Christ: bob whether it be by life, or by death.

- Even as it is meet for me to think this For to me to live is Chrisi, and to die of you all, because I have you in my heart; ingain. inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the de 22 But if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit fence and confirmation of the gospel, yc all of my labour: yet what I shall choose I wor are partakers of my grace.

8 For God is my record, how greatly I 23 For I am in a strait betwixt two, hav, long atier you all in the bowels of Jesus ing a desire 10 depart, and to ve with Christ; Christ.

which is far belicr : 9 And this I pray, that your love may 24 Nevertheless to abide in the flesh is abound yet more and more in knowledge and more needful for you. in all judgment;

25 And haiing this confidence, , know 10 That ye may approve things that are that I shall abidu and continue with you all, excellent; ihat ye may be sincere, and with for your furtherance and joy of faithi ; out offence, till the day of Christ;

26 That your rejoicing pasy be more ahun11 Being filled with the fruits of righicous- dant in Jesus Christ for me, by my coming ness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the lo you again. is glory and praise of God.

27 Only let your conversation be as it be12 But I would ye should understand, bre- cometh the gospel of Christ ; that whether thren, that the things which happened unto I come and see you, or else be absent, ! may ine have fallen out rather unto the further hear of your aftairs, that ye stand fast in one ance of the gospel;

spirit, with one mind striving together for 13 So that my bonds in Christ are mani- the faith of the gospel; rest in all the palace, and in all other places ; 28 And in nothing terrified by your ad

14 And many of the brethren in the Lorul, versaries: which is to them an evident to waxing contient by my bonds, are much ken of perdition, but to you of salvation, and more bolel to speak the word without fear. that of God.

15 Some indceri preach Christ even of en 29 For unto you it is given, in the behalf vy and scrise, and some also of good will: of Christ, not only to believe on him, but 16 The one preach Christ of contention, also lo suffer for his sake;

30 Havmg the same conflict which ye saw 25 Yet I supposed it necessary to send to in me, and now hear to be in me.

you Epaphroditus, my brother, and comCHAP. II.

panion in labour, and fellow-soldier, but you IFC there be therefore and consolation fe ipessenger

, and he that ministered to my lowship of the Spirit, if any bowels' and 26 For he longed after you al, and was mercies,

full of heaviness, because that ye nad beare 2 Fulfil ye my joy, chat ye be like-mind that he had been sick. ed, having the same love, being of one ac 27 For indeed lie was sick pigh unto death cord, of one mind.

but God had mercy on him; and not on him 3 Låt nothing be done through strife or only, but on me also, lest I should have sor vain-glory; but in lowliness of mind let each row upou sorrow. esteem other better than themselves.

23 I sent him therefore the more careful4 Look not every man on his own things, ly, that, when ye see him again, ye may re but every man also ou the inings of others. joice,

and that 1 may be the less sorrowful 5 Let this mind be in yout, which was also 29 Receive him therefore in the Lord will u Christ Jesus

all gladness; and hold such in reputation. 6 Who, being in the form of God, thought 30 Because for the work or Christ he was t not robbery lo be equal with God; nigh unto death, not regarding his life, to

7 But made himsell'of no reputation, and supply your lack of service toward me. took upon him the form of a servant, and

CHAP. II. was made in the likeness of men; FINALLY, my brethren, rejoice in the

8 And heing found in fashion as a man, he Lord. To write the same things to you, humbled himself and became obedient unto to me indeed is not grievous, but for you death, even the death of ihe cross.

is sufe. 9 Wherefore God also hath highly exalt 2 Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, ed him, and given him a name which is beware of the concision. above every name;

3 For we are the circumcision, which wor 10 That at the name of Jesus every knee ship God in the Spirit, and rejoice in Chris should bow, of things in heaven, and things Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh. in earth, and things under the earth; 4 Though I might also have confidence in

Il And that every tongue should confess the flesh. If any other man thinketh that he that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of bath whereof he might trust in the flesh, I God the Father

12 Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have al 5 Circumcised the eighth day, of the stock ways obeyed, not as in my presence only, of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, an He out now much more in my absence, work out brew of Hebrews; as touching the law, a your own salvation with fear and trembling : Pharisee;

13 For it is God which worketh in your moth 6 Concerning zcal, persecuting the church; to will and to do of his good pleasure. touching the righteousness which is in the

14 Do all things without murmurings and law, blameless. disputings;

7 But what things were gain to me, those 15 Thai ye may be blameless and harm- 1 counted loss for Christ. less, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the 8 Yea doubtless, and I count all things best midst of a cmoked and perverse nation, loss for the excellency of the knowledge ol among whom ye shine as lights in the world: Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have

16 Holding forth the word of life; that I suffered the loss of all things, and do coun may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have them but dung, ibat I may win Christ, not run in vain, neither laboured in vain. 9 And be found in him, not having mine

17 Yea, and if I be offered upon the sac- own righteousness, which is of the law bus rifice and service of your faith, I joy and re- that which is through the faith of Christ, the joice with you all.

righteousness which is of God by faith; 18 For:he same cause also do ye joy and 10 That I may know him, and the power rejoice with me.

of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his 19 But I trust in the Lord Jesus to send sufferings, being made conformable unto his Timothcus shortly unto you, that I also may death ; be of good comfort when I know your state. 11 If by any means I might attain un

20 For I have no man like-minded, who the resurrection of the dead. will naturally care for your state.

12 Not as though I had already attaine 2. For all seek their own, not the things either were already persecı; but I follow a which are Jezus Christ's.

ter, if that I may apprehend that for whic 22 But ye know the proof of him, that, as also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus. a son with the father, he hath served wild 13 Brethren, I count not myself to have ar me in the gospel.

prebended: but this one thing I do, forgetting 23 Him therefore I hope to send presently, inose things which are behind, and reaching so soon as I shall see how it will go with me. forth unto those things which are before,

24 But I trust in the Lord that I also my-l 14 I press toward the mark, for the prize elf shall come shortly


15 Let us therefore, as many as be perfect, ever things are of good report ; If there be be thus minded: and if in any thing ye be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think otherwise mindert, God shall reveal even this on these things. unto you.

9 Those things which ye have both learn. 16 Nevertheless, whereto we have already ed, and received, and heard, and seen in me, attained, let us walk hy the same rule, let us do: and the God of peace shall be with mind the same thing.

you. 17 Brethren, be followers together of mc, 10 But I rejoice in the Lord greatly, that and mark them which walk so, as ye have now at the last your care of ine hath flourish us for an ensample.

ed again; wherein ye were also careful, bu 18 (For many walk, of whom I have told ye lacked opportunity, you often, and now tell you even weeping;. 11 Not that I speak in respect of wanit: that they are the enemies of the cross of for I have learned in whatsoever slate i am, Christ :

thereurith to be content. 19 Whose end is destruction, whose god 12 I know both how to he abased, ard I is their belly, and wlinse glory is in their know how to abound: every where, and in shame, who mind earthly things.)

all things, I am instructed, both to be full and 20 For our conversation is in heaven; from to be hungry, both to abound and le suffer whence also we look for the Saviour, the necu. Lord Jesus Christ;

13 I can do all things through Christ which 21 Who shall change our vile body, that ill strengtheneth me. may he fashioned like unto his glorious bouly, 14 Notwithstanding ye have well done tha: according to the working whereby he is aisle ye did commumicate with my affliction. even to subdue all things unto himseif. 15 Now, ye Philippians, know also, that in CHAP. IV.

the beginning of the gospel, when l deparı. loved and longed for, my joy and crown, terl with me, as concerning giving and reso stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved. ceiving, but ye only.

2 1 beseech Euodias, and beseech Syn 16 For even in Thessalonica ye sent once Lyche, that they be of the same nind in ihy and again unto my necessity. Loru.

17 Not because I desire a gift; but I de3 And l entreat thee also, true yoke-fellow, sire fruit that may abound to your account. help those women which laboured with me 18 But I have all, and abound:! am full, in the gospel, with Cleinert also, and with having received of Epaphroditus the things other my fellow-labourers, whose names are which were sent from you, an odour of a in the book of life.

sweet smeil, a sacrifice acceptable, well4 Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again pleasing to God. I say, Rejoice.

19 Bui my God shall supply all your need 5 Let your moderation be known unto all according to his riches in glory by Christ The Lord is at hand.

Jesus. 6 Be carelul for nothing: but in every 20 Now unto God and our Father be glory shing by prayer and supplication, with for ever and ever. Amen. thanksgiving, let your requests be made 21. Salute every saint in Christ Jesus. known unto God.

The brethren which are with me greet you. 7 And the peace of God, which passeth all 2 All the saints salute you, chiefly they understanding, shall keep your hearts and that are of Cesar's household. minds through Christ Jesus..

23 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be 8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are with you all. Amen. true, whatsoever things are bonest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are I It was written to the Philippians fron pure, wbatsoever things are lovely, whatso Rome by Epaphroditus. I The Epistle of PAUL, the Apostle, to the COLOSSIANS. CHAP. I.

pheaven, whereof ye heard before in the DAUL, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the word of the truth of the gospel;

will of God, and Timotheus our brother, 6 Which is come unto you, as it is in all 2 To the saints and faithful brethren in the world ; and bringeth forth fruit, as it doth Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto also in yoii

, since the day ye heard of it, and you, and peace, from God our Father, and knew the grace of Godin trun: The Lord Jesus Christ.

7 As ye also learned of Epaphras our 3 We give ihanks to God and the Father dear fellow-servant, who is for you a faith. of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always ful minister of Christ ; for you,

8 Who also declared unto us your love in 4 Since we heard of your faith in Christ the Spirit. Jesus, and of the love ichich ye have to all 9 for this cause we also, since the day we the saints;

heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and 5 For the hope which is laid up for you in to desire that ye might be hilled with the



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COLOSSIANS. knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spi- ccrding to his working, which worketh in rimal understanding ;

me mightily. 10 Thieve might walk worthy of the Lord

CHAP. II. unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good. FOR I would that ve knew what *** work, and increasing in the knowleilge of conflici I have for you, an this thesari God;

Laodicea, and for as many as wie se Il Stiens thened with all might, accord-'my face in the tesh; ing to his glorious power, unto all patience. 2 Thad their hearts inight be conlod and long-suffering with joyfulvess: being kuit together in love, aui intu

1. Giving thanks wio ine Father, which riches of the fill assurance of surlersitaliana hath made iis meet to be partakers of the in- lo tie acknowledgment of the mystery a heritance of the saints in light;

God, and of the Father, and of Christ; 13 he hath delivered us from the power 3 In whion are hid all the treasures ! of darkuces, and hath translated us into the wisdom and knowledge. kingdom of his dear Son;

4 And this I say, lese any man shoukl l. 14 ln whom we have redemption througl guile you with enticing words. his blood, eren the forgiveness of sins: 5 For though I be absent in the flesh, vi:

15 Who is the image of the invisible Goal, am I with you in the spirit, joying ati hai the fire-born of everv creature:

holding your order, and the siedlastnesslo For by him were all things created that your faith in Christ. are in heaven, und th: : are in earth, visible 6 As ye have therefore received (h and invisible, whether they e thrones, or do- Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him, mmons, or principalities, or powers; all 7 Rooted and built up in him, ands things were created by him, and for him; lished in the faith, as ye have been taken

17 Anii he is before all things, an? by him abounding therein with thanksgiving; all things consist;

& Bewäre lest any man spoil you thirci

. 13 And he is the head of the body the nilesophy and vain deceit, alter the ra: church: who is the beginning, the firsi-born out of inen, after the rudiments di 14 from the dead; that in all things he mighty orld, and not after Christ: have the pre-eminence :

19 Facilim dwelleth all the fulce 19 For it pleased the Father, that in him the Godhead budily. should all fulness riwell:

10 And ye ure complete in him, which a 20 And, having made peace through the the head of all principality and power ; blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all 11 In whom also ye are circumcisel w1 ilings unto hinıse!; by him, I say, whether the circumcision niede without buncis, 1 ther be things in earth, or things in heaven. putting off the body of the sits of the first

91 And you, that were sometime alienated, by the circumcision of Chria?;. and enemies in your mind by wicked works, 12 Buried with him in baptism, where yet now hath he reconciled

also ye are risen with him tiroigh be fa! 2. In the body of bis flesh through death, of the operation of God, who halb raste to present you holy, and unblameable, and bim from the dead. unreproveable in his sight;

13 And you, being dead in your ces 23 23 If ye contime in the faith grounded and the uncircumcision of your flesh, hau seuled, and be not moved away from the quickened together with bim, having k* hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, given you all trespasses; and which was preached to every creature 14 Blotting out the hand-writing of an which is under heaven; whereof i Paul nances ihat was against us, which was ft. am made a minister:

trary to us, and took it out of the way, 24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for ing it to his cross; you, and fill up that which is hehind of the 15 And, having spoiled principalities ar áttiictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's powers, he made a slew of them apex! zake, which is the church ;

triumphing over thetn in it. 25 Whereof I am made a minister, ac 16 'Let no man therefore judge you? cording to the dispensation of God which is meat, or in drink, or in respect of an heim given to me for you, to fulfil the word of day, or of the new-moon, or of the sabb. lány God;

days; 26 Even the mystery which hath been hid 17 Which are a shadow of things to come : from ages and from generations, but now is but the body is of Christ, made manifest to his saints :

18 Let no man beguile you of your re 27 To whom God would make known ward in a voluntary humility and worsh.}. what is the riches of the glory of this myste. ping of angels, intruding into those fan ry among the Gentiles; which is Christ in which he hath not seen, vainly pufied up :) you, the hope of glory:

his fleshly mind; 28 Whom we preach, warning very man, 19 And not holding the head, from white and teaching every man in all wiseloin ; that all the body lwy joints and bands having we may present every man perfect in Christ nourisduineni ministered, and knit together Jesus;

increaseth with the increase of Gou. 29 Whereunto I also labour, striving ac. 20 11 herefore, if ye be dead with Chris

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