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against the treasury, beheld of wars and rumours of wars, how the people cast money into fear ye not. For such things the treasury, and many that must needs be, but the end is were rich cast in much.
not yet. 42 And there came a certain 8 For nation shall rise against poor widow, and she cast in two nation, and kingdom against mites, which make a farthing. kingdom, and there shall be
43 And calling his disciples earthquakes, in divers places, together, he saith to them : and famines. These things are Amen I say to you, this poor the beginning of sorrows. widow hath cast in more than 9 But look to yourselves. all they who have cast into the For they shall deliver you up to treasury.
councils, and in the synagogues 44 For all they did cast in of you shall be beaten, and you their abundance; but she of her shall stand before governors want cast in all she had, even and kings for ny sake, for a her whole living.
testimony unto them.
10 And unto all nations the CHAP. XIII.
gospel must first be preached. Christ foretels the destruction of the
11 d And when they shall temple, and the signs that shali fore- lead you and deliver you up, run the day of judgment.
be not thoughtful beforehand
the temple, one of his dis-whatsoever shall be given you ciples saith to him: Master, in that hour, that speak ye. behold what manner of stones, For it is not you that speak, and what buildings are here. but the Holy Ghost.
2 And JESU8 answering, said 12 And the brother shall beto him: Seest thou all these tray his brother unto death, great buildings! There shall and the father his son; and not be left a stone upon a stone, children shall rise up against that shall not be thrown down.
the parents, and shall work 3 And as he sat on the mount their death. of Olivet over against the tem. 13 And you shall be hated ple, Peter and James and John by all men for my name's sake. and Andrew asked him apart: But he that shall endure unto
4 Tell us, when shall these the end, he shall be saved. things be? and what shall be 14 . And when you shall see the sign when all these things the abomination of desolation, shall begin to be fulfilled ? standing where it ought not:
5 And JESUS answering, be- he that readeth let him undergan to say to them: Take heed stand: then let them that are lest any man deceive you. in Judea, flee unto the moun.
6 For many shall come in tains: my name saying, I am he; and 15 And let him that is on the they shall deceive many, housetop, not go down into the
7 And when you shall hear
a Matt. 24. 1.- Luke 19. 41. and 21.6.- Ephes. 5. 6. 2 Thes. 2. 3.
d Matt. 10. 19. Luke 12. 11. and 21 14. Dap. 9. 27. Matt 24, 15. Luke 21. 20,
house nor enter therein to take his angels, and shall gather anything out of the house: together his elect from the foui
16 And let him that shall be winds, from the uttermost part in the field, not turn back to of the earth to the uttermost take up his garment.
part of heaven. 17 And wo to them that are 28 Now of the fig-tree learn with child, and that give suck ye a parable. When the branch in those day3.
thereof is now tender, and the 18 But pray ye, that these leaves are come forth, you know things happen not in winter. that summer is very near.
19 For in those days shall be 29 So you also when you shall such tribulations as were not see these things come to pass, from the beginning of the crea- know ye that it is very nigh, tion which God created until even at the doors. now, neither shall be.
30 Amen I say to you, that 20 And unless the Lord had this generation shall not pass, shortened the days, no flesh until all these things be done. should be saved: but for the 31 Heaven and earth shall sake of the elect which he hath pass away, but my word shall chosen, he hath shortened the not pass away. days.
32 But of that day or hour 21 a And then if any man no man knoweth, neither the shall say to you, Lo, here is angels in heaven nor the Son, Christ; lo, he is here : do not but the Father. believe.
33 & Take ye heed, watch and 22 For there will rise up false pray. For ye know not when christs and false prophets, and the time is. they shall shew signs and won
34 Even as a man who going ders, to seduce (if it were possi- into a far country, left his ble) even the elect.
house; and gave authority to 23 Take you heed therefore; his servants over every work, behold I have foretold you all and commanded the porter to things.
watch, 24 But in those days, after 35 Watch ye therefore (for that tribrilation, the sun shall you know not when the lord of be darkened, and the moon
the house cometh: at even, or shall not give her light. at midnight, or at the cock
25 And the stars of heaven crowing, or in the morning). shall be falling down, and the 36 Lest coming on a sudden, powers, that are in heaven, he find you sleeping. shall be moved.
37 And what I say to you I 26 And then shall they see say to all: Watch. the son of man coming in the clouds, with great power and
d Matt 24. 42. glory. 27 . And then shall he send
CHAP. XIII. Ver. 32. Nor the Son. Not that the Son of God is absolutely
ignorant of the day of judgment, but a Matt. 24. 23. Luke 17. 23. and 21. that he knoweth it not, as our teacher. 8.-5 Isaias 13. 10. Ezec. 32. 7. Joel i.e., he knoweth it not so as to teach 2. 10.-c Matt. 24. 31.
it to us, as not being expedient.
that also which she hath done, The first part of the history of the shall be told for a memorial oi
passion of Christ.
10 • And Judas Iscariot, one and of the azymes was after of the twelve, went to the chief two days: and the chief priests priests, to betray him to them. and the scribes sought how they 11 Who hearing it were glad; might by some wile lay hold on and they promised him they him, and kill him.
would give him money, And 2 But they said: Not on the he sought how he might confestival day, lest there should veniently betray him. be a tumult among the people. 12 & Now on the first day of
30 And when he was in Beth- the unleavened bread when they ania in the house of Simon the sacrificed the pasch, the discileper, and was at meat, there ples say to him: Whither wilt came a woman having an ala- thou that we go, and prepare for baster box of ointment of pre. thee to eat the pasch! cious spikenard : and breaking 13 And he sendeth two of his the alabaster box she poured it disciples, and saith to them: Go out upon his head.
ye into the city; and there shall 4 Now there were some that meet you a man carrying a had indignation within them- pitcher of water, follow him; selves, and said: Why was this 14 And whithersoever he shall waste of the ointment made ? go in, say to the master of the
5 For this ointment might house, The master saith, Where have been sold for more than is my refectory, where I may three hundred pence, and given eat the pasch with my disciples ! to the poor. And they mur
15 And he will shew you a mured against her.
large dining-room furnished; 6 But Jesus said : Let her and there prepare ye for us. alone, why do you molest her? 16 And his disciples went She hath wrought a good work their way, and came into the upon me.
city; and they found as he had 7. For the poor you have told them, and they prepared always with you; and when the pasch. soever you will, you may do 11 . And when evening was them good; but me you have come, he cometh with the not always.
twelve. 8 What she had, she hath 18 And when they were at done; she is come beforehand table and eating JESU8 saith: to anoint my body for the burial. Amen I say to you, s one of
9 Amen I say to you, where you that eateth with me shall soever this gospel shall be betray me. preached in the whole world, 19 But they began to be sor
rowful, and to say to him ono a Matt. 26. 2. Luke 22. 1. A.D. 33. by one: Is it I? - Matt. 26. 6. John 12. 1.
20 Who saith to them: One
CHAP. XIV. Ver. 1. Asymes. That is, the feast of the unleavened broad.
c Matt. 26. 14.-d Matt. 26. 17. Luke 22. 7.-e Matt. 26. 20. Luke 22. 17.
John 13. 21.
of the twelve, who dippeth with Amen I say to thee, to-day even me his hand in the dish.
in this night, before the cock 21 And the son of man indeed crow twice, thou shalt deny me goeth, as it is written of him : thrice. but wo to that man by whom 31 But he spoke the more the son of man shall be be- vehemently: Although I should trayed. It were better for bim, die together with thee, I will if that man had not been born. not deny thee. And in lika
22 6 And whilst they were manner also said they all. eating, JESUS took bread: and 32 • And they come to a blessing broke, and gave to farm called Gethsemani. And them, and said: Take ye, Thishe saith to his disciples: Sit is my body.
you here, while I pray. 23 And having taken the 33 And he taketh Peter and chalice, giving thanks he gave James and John with him; and it to them. And they all drank he began to fear and to be heavy. of'it.
34 And he saith to them: My 24 And he said to them: This soul is sorrowful even unto is my blood of the new testa-death; stay you here, and ment, which shall be shed for watch. many.
35 And when he was gone 25. Amen I say to you, that I forward a little he fell flat on will drink no more of the fruit the ground; and he prayed that of the vine, until that day when if it might be, the hour might I shall drink it new in the king-pass from him: dom of God.
36 And he saith: Abba, 26 And when they had said Father, all things are possible an hymn, they went forth to to thee, remove this chalice the mount of olives.
from me, but not what I will, 27 And JESUS saith to them: but what thou wilt. • You will all be scandalized in 37 And he cometh, and find. my regard this night; for it is eth them sleeping. And he written, - I will strike the shep- saith to Peter: Simon, sleepest herd, and the sheep shall be dis- thou? couldst thou not watch persed.
one hour? 28 But after I shall be risen 38 Watch ye, and pray that again, I will go before you into you enter not into temptation. Galilee.
The spirit indeed is willing, but 29 But Peter saith to him: the flesh is weak. Although all shall be scandal- 39 And going away again, ized in thee, yet not I.
he prayed, saying the same 30 And JESUS saith to him: words.
40 And when he feturned he a Ps. 40. 10. Acts 1. 16.-. Matt. 26. 26. 1 Cor. 11. 24.- John 16. 32.
• Matt. 26. 36. Luke 22. 40. -d Zach. 13. 7.
commonly called the cock - crowing, Ver. 30. Crow twice. The cocks And this was the cock crowing our crow at two different times of the Saviour spoke of: and therefore the night: viz., about midnight for the other evangelists take no notice of the first time; and then about the time first crowing
found them again asleep (for followed him having a linen their eyes were heavy) and they cloth cast about his naked body; knew not what to answer him. and they laid hold on him.
41 And he cometh the third 52 But he, casting off the linen time, and saith to them: Sleep cloth, fled from them naked. ye now, and take your rest. It 53. And they brought JESUS is enough: the hour is come; to the high-priest; and all the behold the son of man shall priests and the scribes and the be betrayed into the hands of ancients assembled together. sinners.
54 And Peter followed him 42 Rise up, let us go. Be- afar off even into the court of hold, he that will betray me, is the high-priest; and he sat with at hand.
the servants at the fire, and 43 And while he was yet warmed himself. speaking, cometh Judas Is- 55 d And the chief priests and cariot, one of the twelve, a and all the council sought for eviwith him a great multitude dence against JESUS, that they with swords and staves, from might put him to death, and the chief priests and the scribes found none. and the ancients.
56 For many bore false wit44 And he that betrayed him ness against him, and their evihad given them a sign, saying: dence were not agreeing. whomsoever I shall kiss, that is 57 And some rising up, bore he, lay hold on him, and lead false witness against him, sayhim away carefully.
ing: 45 And when he was come,
58 We heard him say, I will immediately going up to him, destroy this temple made with he saith: Hail, Rabbi : and he hands, and within three days I kissed him.
will build another not mado 46 But they laid hands on with hands. him, and held him.
59 And their witness did not 47 And one of them that agree. stood by drawing a sword 60 And the high-priest rising struck a servant of the chief up in the midst, asked JESUS, priest, and cut off his ear. saying: Answerest thou nothing
48 And Jesus answering, said to the things that are laid to thy to them: Are you come out as charge by these men ? to a robber with swords and 61 But he held his peace and staves to apprehend me? answered nothing. Again the
49 I was daily with you in high-priest asked him, and said the temple teaching, and you to him: Art thou the Christ the did not lay hands on me. But, Son of the blessed God? that the scriptures may be ful- 62 And JESUS said to him: I filled.
am. 1 And you shall see the 50 • Then his disciples leav- son of man sitting on the right ing him, all fled away.
hand of the power of God, and 51 And a certain young man
c Matt. 26. 57. Luke 22. 54, John a Matt. 26. 47. Luke 22. 17. John 18. 13.-d Matt. 26. 59.- John 2 19 18. 3.- Matt. 26. 56.
f Watt, 24. 30. and 26. 64.