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Christ sheweth how to uttain MATTHEW,

everlasting life. so with his wife, it is not good thy mother; and, Thou shalt to marry

love thy neighbour as thyself. 11 But he said unto them, All 20 The young man saith men cannot receive this saying, unto him, All these things have save they to whom it is given. I kept from my youth up: what 12 For there

some lack I

yet? eunuchs, which were so born 21 Jesus said unto him, If from their mother's womb: and thou wilt be perfect, go

and there are some eunuchs, which sell that thou hast, and give to were made eunuchs of men: the poor, and thou shalt have and there be eunuchs, which treasure in heaven; and-come have made themselves eunuchs and follow me. for the kingdom of heaven's 22 But when the young man sake. He that is able to re- heard that saying, he went ceive it, let him receive it. away sorrowful: for he had great

13 Then were therebrought possessions. unto him little children, that he 23 Then said Jesus unto his should put his hands on them, disciples, Verily I say unto you, and pray: and the disciples re- That a rich man shall hardly enbuked them.

ter into the kingdom of heaven. 14 But Jesus said, Suffer 24 And again I say unto little children, and forbid them you, It is easier for a camel to not, to come unto me; for of go through the eye of a needle, such is the kingdom of heaven. than for a rich man to enter

15 And he laid his hands on into the kingdom of God. them, and departed thence. 25 When his disciples heardit,

16 And, behold, one came they were exceedingly amazed, and said unto him, Good Mas- saying, Who then can ter, what good thing shall I do, saved? that I may have eternal life? 26 But Jesus beheld them,

17 And he said unto him, and said unto them, With men Why callest thou me good? this is impossible; but with God there is none good but one, all things are possible. that is God: but if thou wilt 27 Then answered Peter, and enter into life, keep the com- said unto him, Behold, we have mandments.

forsaken all, and followed thee: 18 He saith unto him, what shall we have therefore? Which? Jesus said, Thou shalt 28 And Jesus said unto them, do no murder, Thou shalt not Verily. I say unto you,


ye commit adultery, Thou shalt which have followed me in the not steal, Thou shalt not bear regeneration, when the Son of false witness;

man shall sit in the throne of 19 Honour thy father and his glory, ye also shall sit upon

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FOR the kingdom of heaven

The parable of the


labourers in the vineyard. twelve thrones, judging the

8 So when even was come, twelve tribes of Israel.

the lord of the vineyard saith 29 And every one that hath unto his steward, Call the laforsaken houses, or brethren, or bourers, and give them their sisters, or father, or mother, or hire, beginning from the last wife, or children, or lands, for unto the first. my name's sake, shall receive an 9 And when they came that hundred-fold, and shall inherit were hired about the eleventh everlasting life.

hour, they received every man 30 But many that are first a penny. shall be last; and the last shall 10 But when the first came, be first.

they supposed that they should CHAP. XX.

have received more; and they The labourers in the vineyard.

likewise received every man OR


heaven a penny. is like unto a man that is 11 And when they had rean householder, which went out ceived it, they murmured against early in the morning to hire the good man of the house, labourers into his vineyard.

12 Saying, These last have 2 And when he had agreed wrought but one hour, and thou with the labourers for a penny hast made them equal unto us, a-day, he sent them into his which have borne the burden vineyard.

and heat of the day. 3 And he went out about the 13 But he answered one of third hour, and saw others stand-them, and said, Friend, I do ing idle in the market-place, thee no wrong: didst not thou

4 And said unto them, Go agree with me for a penny? ye

also into the vineyard; and 14 Take that thine is, and whatsoever is right, I will give go thy way: I will give unto you. And they went their way. this last even as unto thee.

5 Again he went out about 15 Is it not lawful for me to the sixth and ninth hour, and do what I will with mine own? did likewise.

Is thine eye evil because I am 6 And about the eleventh good ? hour he went out, and found 16 So the last shall be first, others standing idle, and saith and the first last: for many be unto them, Why stand ye here called, but few chosen. all the day idle?

17 And Jesus going up to 7 They say unto him, Because Jerusalem, took the twelve disno man hath hired us. He saith ciples apart in the way, and unto them, Go ye also into the said unto them, vineyard; and whatsoever is 18 Behold, we go up to Jeruright, that shall


receive. salem; and the Son of man Of Zebedee's children.


Two blind men receive sight. shall be betrayed unto the chief 26 But it shall not be so priests and unto the scribes, and among you: but whosoever will they shall condemn him to death,'| be great among you, let him

19 And shall deliver him to be your minister; the Gentiles to mock, and to 27 And whosoever will be scourge, and to crucify him: and chief among you, let him be the third day he shall rise again. your servant:

20 | Then came to him the 28 Even as the Son of man niother of Zebedee's children came not to be ministered unto, with her sons, worshipping him, but to minister, and to give and desiring a certain thing of his life a ransom for many. him.

29 And as they departed 21 And he said unto her, from Jericho, a great multitude What wilt thou? She saith unto followed him. him, Grant that these my two 30 And, behold, two blind sons may sit, the one on thy men sitting by the way side, right hand, and the other on when they heard that Jesus the left, in thy kingdom. passed by, cried out, saying,

22 But Jesus answered and Have mercy on us, o Lord, said, Ye know not what ye thou Son of David! ask. Are ye able to drink of 31 And the multitude rethecup that I shall drink of, and buked them, because they to be baptized with the baptism should hold their peace: but that I am baptized with? They they cried the more, saying, say unto him, We are able. Have mercy on us, O Lord,

23 And he saith unto them, thou Son of David! Ye shall drink indeed of my 32 And Jesus stood still, and cup, and be baptized with the called them, and said, What will baptism that I am baptized with; ye that I should do unto you? but to sit on my right hand, and 33 They say unto him, Lord, on my left, is not mine to give, that our eyes may be opened. but it shall be given to them 34 So Jesus had compassion for whom it is prepared of my on them, and touched their Father.

eyes: and immediately their 24 And when the ten heard eyes received sight, and they it, they were moved with indig- followed him. nation against the two brethren.

CHAP. XXI. 25 But, Jesus called them Christ's entry into Jerusalem. unto him, and said, Ye know ND when they drew nigh that the princes of the Gentiles unto Jerusalemwere exercise dominion over them, come to Bethphage, unto the and they that are great exercise Mount of Olives, then sent authority upon them.

Jesus two disciples,

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Christ rideth into Jerusalem.

The fruitless fig-tree. 2 Saying unto them, Go into | the temple, and overthrew the the village over against you, tables of the money-changers, and straightway ye shall find an and the seats of them that sold ass tied, and a colt with her: doves; loose them, and bring them 13 And said unto them, It unto me.

is written, My house shall be 3 And if any man say ought called the house of prayer; but unto you, ye shall say, The ye have made it a den of thieves. Lord hath need of them; and 14 And the blind and the straightway he will send them. lame came to him in the tem

4 All this was done, that it ple; and he healed them. might be fulfilled which was 15 And when the chief priests spoken by the prophet, saying, and scribes saw the wonderful

5 Tell ye the daughter of things that he did, and the Sion, Behold, thy King cometh children crying in the temple, unto thee, meek, and sitting and saying, Hosanna to the Son upon an ass, and a colt the of David! they were sore disfoal of an ass.

pleased, 6 And the disciples went, and 16 And said unto him, did as Jesus commanded them, Hearest thou what these say?

7 And brought the ass, and And Jesus saith unto them, the colt, and put on them their Yea: have ye never read, Out clothes, and they set him thereon. of the mouth of babes and suck

8 And a very great multitude lings thou hast perfected praise? spread their garments in the i7 And he left them, and way ; others cut down branches went out of the city into from the trees, and strawed Bethany; and he lodged there. them in the way.

18 | Now in the morning, 9 And the multitudes that as he returned into the city, he went before, and that followed, hungered. cried, saying, Hosanna to the 19 And when he saw a figSon of David! Blessed is he tree in the way, he came to it, that cometh in the name of the and found nothing thereon, but Lord; Hosanna in the highest! leaves only, and said unto it, 10 And when he was come

Let fruit

grow on thee henceinto Jerusalem, all the city was forward for ever. And presently moved, saying, Who is this? the fig-tree withered away.

11 And the multitude said, 20 And when the disciples This is Jesus, the prophet of saw it, they marvelled, saying, Nazareth of Galilee.

How soon is the fig-tree withered 12 And Jesus went into the away! temple of God, and cast out all 21 Jesus answered and said them that sold and bought in unto them, Verily I say unto


Christ avoweth his authority. MATTHEW,

The parable of you, If ye have faith, and doubt 29 He answered and said, not, ye shall not only do this I will not; but afterward he which is done to the fig-tree, repented, and went. but also, if ye shall say unto this 30 And he came to the second, mountain, Be thou removed, and said ' likewise. And he and be thou cast into the sea, it answered and said, I go, sir; shall be done.

and went not. 22 And all things whatsoever 31 Whether of them twain ye shall ask in prayer, believing, did the will of his father? They ye shall receive.

say unto him, The first. Jesus 23 | And when he was come saith unto them, Verily I say into the temple, the chief unto you, That the publicans priests and the elders of the and the harlots go into the people came unto him as he kingdom of God before you. was teaching, and said, By what 32 For John came unto you

doest thou these in the way of righteousness, and things? and who gave thee this ye believed him not; but the authority?

publicans and the harlots be24 And Jesus answered and lieved him: and


ye said unto them, I also will ask had seen it, repented not afteryou one thing, which if ye tell ward, that ye might believe him. me, I in like wise will tell you 33 Hear another parable: by what authority I do these There was a certain householder, things.

which planted a vineyard, and 25 The baptism of John, hedged it round about, and whence was it? from heaven, or digged a wine-press in it, and of men? And they reasoned with built a tower, and let it out to themselves, saying, If we shall husbandmen, and went into a say, From heaven; he will say far country: unto us, Why did ye not then 34 And when the time of the believe him?

fruit drew near, he sent his ser26 But if we shall say, Of vants to the husbandmen, that men; we fear the people; for all they might receivethe fruits of it. hold John as a prophet.

35 And the husbandmen took 27 And they answered Jesus, l'his servants, and beat one, and and said, We cannot tell. And killed another, and stoned anhe said unto them, Neither tell other. 1 you by what authority I do 36 Again, he sent other serthese things.

vants more than the first: and 28 But whatthink you? A cer- they did unto them likewise. tain man had two sons; and he 37 But last of all he sent came to the first, and said, Son, unto them his son, saying, They go work to-day in my vineyard. I will reverence my son.

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