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46 Who when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it.

47 Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a net that was cast into the sea, and gathered of every kind :

48 Which, wheu it was full, they drew to shore, and sat down, and gathered the good into vessels, but cast the bad away.

49 So shall it be at the end of the world : the angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from anong the just,

50 And shall cast them into the furnace of tire : there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.

51 Jesus saith unto them, have ye understood all these things? They say unto him, Yea, Lord.

59 Then said he unto them, Therefore every scribe which is instructed unto the kingdom of heaven, is like unto a man that is an housholder, which bringeth forth out of his treasure things new and old.

53 And it came to pass, that when Jesus had finished these parables, he departed thence.

54 And when he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, Whence hath this man this wisdom, and these mighty works?

55 Is not this the carpenter's son is not his mother called Mary? and his brethren, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas?

56 And his sisters, are they not all with us? whence then hath this mun all these things?

57 And they were offended in him. But Jesus said unte them, A prophet is not without honour, save in his own coutka try, and in his own house.

58 And he did not many mighty works there, because of their unbelief.

CHAP. XIV. i Herod's optym of Christ. 13. The miracle of the five

loaves, 29 and of walking on the sea. T that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus,

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2 And said unto his servants, This is John the Baptist: he: is risen from the dead, and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him.

3 For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put hiin in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philips wife.

4 For John said unto him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.

5 And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, becalise they counted him as a propliet.

6 But when Herod's birth-day was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod.

7 Whereupon he promised with an oath, to give her whatsoever she would ask.

8 And she, being before instructed of her mother, said, Give me here John Baptist's head in a charger.

9 And the king was sorry: nevertheless for the oath's sake, and them which sat with him at meat, he commanded it to be given her.

10 And he sent, and beheaded John in the prison.

11 And his head was brought in a charger, and given to the damsel : and she brought it to her mother.

12 And his disciples came, and took up the body, and buried it, and went and told Jesus.

13 9 When Jesus heard of it, he departed thence by ship into a desert place apart: and when the people had heard thereof, they followed him on foot out of the cities.

14 And Jesus went forth, and saw a great multitude, and was moved with compassion toward theni, and he healed their sick.

15 And when it was evening, bis disciples caine to him, saying, This is a desert place, and the time is now past ; send the multitude away, that they may go into the villages, and buy themselves victuals.

16 But Jesus said unto them, They need not depart, give ye

them to eat.

17 And they said unto him, We have here but five loaves, and two fishes.

18 He said, Bring them hither to me.

19 And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass, and took the five loaves, and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, and brake, and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.

20 And they did all eat, and were filled : and they took up of the fragments that remained, twelve baskets full.

21 And they that had eaten were about five thousand men, beside women and children.

22 And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship, and to go before him unto the other side, while he sent the multitudes away.

23 And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was coine,

he was there alone. 24 But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves : for the wind was contrary.

25 And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea.

26 And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a spirit; and they cried out for fear.

27 Bụt straightway Jesus spake unto them, saying, Be of good cheer; it is I ; be not afraid.

28 And Peter answered him, and said, Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee ou the water.

29 And he said, Come. And when Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water, to go to Jesus.

30 But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me.

31 And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?

32 And when they were come into the ship, the wind ceased.

-33 Then they that were in the ship, came and worshipped bim, saying, Of a truth thou art the Son of God.

34 And when they were gone over, they came into the land of Genotsaret:

So And when the men of that place had knowledge of him, they sent out into all that country round about, and brought unto him ali that were diseased;

S6 And besought him, that they might only touch the hem of his garment : and as many as touched were made per. fectly whole.

CHAP. XV. 3 God's commandments, and men's traditions. 10 What

defileth a man. THEN came to Jesus scribes and Pharisees, which were

of Jerusalem, saying, 9 Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders ? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.

3 g But he answered and said unto them, Why do ye also, transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?

4 For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother : and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.

5 But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, It is a gift by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by ine,

6 And honour not his father or his mother, he shall be free. Thus have ye made the commandment of God of none effect by your tradition.

7 Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you, saying,

8 This people draweth niyh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their lieart is far from me.

9 But in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines. the commandments of men.

10 And he called the multitude, and said unto them, Hear and understand :

11 Not that which goeth into the inouth defileth a man ; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a nian 12 Then came his disciples, and said unto him, Knowest

thou

thou that the Pharisees were offended, after they heard this saying?

13 But he answered and said, every plant which my heavenly Father hath not planted, shall be rooted up.

14 Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.

15 Then answered Peter and said unto him, Declare unto us this parable.

16 And Jesus said, Are ye also yet without understanding?

17 Do not ye yet understand, that whatsoever entereth in at the mouth goeth into the belly, and is cast out into the drought?

-18 But those things which proceed out of the mouth, come forth from the heart, and they defile the man.

19 For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies;

20 These are the things which defile a man :' but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man.

21 Then Jesus went thence, and departed into the coasts of Tyre and Sidon.

22 And behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, a Lord, thou son of David ; my daughter is grievously vexed with a devil.

23 But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, saying, Send her away, for she crieth after us.

24 But he answered and said, I am not sent, but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

25 Then came she and worshipped him, saying, Lord, help

me.

26 But he answered, and said, It is not meet to take the children's bread, and to cast it to dogs.

27 And she said, Truth, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their master's table.

28 Then Jesus answered and said unto her, I woman, great is thy faith : be it unto thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was made whole from that very hour.

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