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which is upon the sea coast, in
the borders of Zebulun and

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ND seeing the

That it might be fulfilled A he went up into a mount

which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying,

15 The land of Zebulun, and the land of Nephthalim, by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles;

16 The people which sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up.

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ain: and when he was set, his
disciples came unto him:
2 And he opened his mouth,
and taught them, saying,

3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

4 Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. 5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. 6 Blessed are they which do


17 From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say. Re-hunger and thirst after rightpent: for the kingdom of heav-eousness: for they shall be filled. en is at hand. 7 Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

18 T And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee,saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers.

8 Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.

9 Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

10 Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom

of heaven.

19 And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of inen. 20 And they straightway left their nets, and followed him. 21 And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them. 22 And they immediately left the ship and their father, and followed him.

11 Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

12 Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.

13 Ye are the salt of the earth; but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.

14 Ye are the light of the world, A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid.

15 Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giv eth light unto all that are in the house.

23 And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people.

21 And his fame went throughout all Syria: and they brought unto him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which ware possessed with devils, and those which were lunatic, and those that had the palsy; and he healed them.

25 And there followed him great multitudes of people from Galilee, and from Decapolis, and from Jerusalem, and from Judea, and from beyond Jor


16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. 17 T Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the proph

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and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away. 43 Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.

44 But I say unto you, Love your enemics, Lless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you and persecute you; 45 That yo may be the children of your Father which is in heav-9 en: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

46 For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same?

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thou hast shut thy door, pray to
thy Father which is in secret:
and thy Father which seeth in
secret shall reward thee openly.
7 But when ye pray, use not
vain repetitions, as the heathen
do: for they think that they
shall be heard for their much

8 Be not ye therefore like unto
them for your Father knoweth
what things ye have need of
before ye ask him.

After this manner therefore
pray yo: Our Fatherwhich art in
heaven, Hallowed be thy name.
10 Thy kingdom come. Thy
will be done in earth, as it is in
11 Give us this day our daily

12 And forgive us our debts, as
we forgive our debtors.

13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power. and the glory, for ever. Amen.

14 For it ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Fa ther will also forgive you:

15 But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

16 Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance; for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

47 And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publi

cans so?

48 Be yetherefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.


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TAKE heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.

2 Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and inthestreets,thatthey may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 3 But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth:

4 That thine alms may be in Becret; and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly. 5 T And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets.that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their


6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when

17 But thou, when thou fastest. anoint thine head, and wash thy face:

18 That thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Fatner which is in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.

19 T Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where mcth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:

20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:

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421 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. 22 The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of it.

23 thine be thy

whole body shall be full of dark ness. It therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!

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for the morrow: for the morrow
chall take thought for the things
of itself. Suficient unto the
day is the ev.l thereof.
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JDGE not, that ye be not 2 For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it

24 No man can serve two mas-shall be measured to you again. ters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and manmon.

25 Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. 13 not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?

26 Beholt to fowls of the air: for they sownot, neitherdothey reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?

27 Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his staturo?

23 And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the liics of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: 29 And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory, was not arrayed like one of these.

3 And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?

4 Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me pullout themote out of thine eye; and, behold, a beam is in thine own eye?

5 Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.

6 Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.

7 Ask, and it shall be given you; seck, and ye shall find: knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

8 For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seckoth indeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

9 Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone?

10 Or if he ask a fish, will he

30 Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cas:rive him a serpent? into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?

31 Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or. Whatshell we drink?or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?

11 If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?

(For after all these things do the Gentiles seck:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things. 33 But seek ye first the king

12 Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

13 Inter yo in at the strait

dom of God, and his righteous-gate: for wide is the gate, and ness; and all these things shall broad is the way, that leadeth be added unto you. to destruction, and many there 34 Take therefore no thought be which go in thereat:

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the people were astonished at his doctrine:

29 For he taught them as one, having authority, and not as the scribes.

14 Because strait is the gate. and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.

15 Beware of false prophets. which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

16 Ye shall know them by their WI

fruits. Do men gather grapes
of thorns, or figs of thistles?
17 Even so every good tree
bringeth forth good fruit; but a
corrupt tree bringeth forth evil

18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. 19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.

21 Not every one that saith un-mony unto them. to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.

22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?

23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

24 Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:

25 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock. 26 And every one that hearoth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand:

27 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house: and it fell and great was the fall of it.

CHAPTER VIII. Sundry miracles of Christ. WHEN he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him. 2 And, behold, there came a leper and worshipped him, say-. ing. Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.

3 And Jesus put forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will; be thou clean. And immediate ly his leprosy was cleansed. 4 And Jesus saith unto him, See thou tell no man; but go thy way, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testi

28 And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these sayings,

5 T And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him,

6 And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented.

7 And Jesus saith unto him, I will come and heal him.

8 The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof: but speak the word only. and my servant shall be healed. 9 For I am a man under ea thority, having soldiers under me: and I say to this man, Go and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it.

10 When Jesus heard it, he marvelled, and said to them that followed, Verily I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel.

11 And I say unto you, That many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham. and Isaac, and Jacob,in the kingdom of heaven: 12 But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness: there shall be weep ing and gnashing of teeth. 13 And Jesus said unto the cen

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