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MATTHEW .





§ 1. The Lineage Roll. Lu. iii. 23-28;
1 Ch. ii. 1-15; iii. 1-19.

1 The Lineage Roll of Jesus Christ,—[1]

Son of David, Son of Abraham.

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|Abraham| begat Isaac、

And |Isaac| begat Jacob,

And |Jacob| begat Judah、 and his brethren;
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And |Judah| begat Perez and Zarah of Tamah、

And |Perez| begat Hezron,

And |Hezron| begat Ram;
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And |Ram| begat Amminadab、

And |Amminadab| begat Nashon,

And |Nashon| begat Salmon;
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And |Salmon| begat Boaz of Rahab、

And |Boaz| begat Obed of Ruth,

And |Obed| begat Jesse;
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And |Jesse| begat ||David the King||.


And |David| begat Solomon of her [that had been the wife] of Uriah;
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And |Solomon| begat Rehoboam、

And |Rehoboam| begat Abijah,

And |Abijah| begat Asa;
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And |Asa| begat Jehoshaphat、

And |Jehoshaphat| begat Joram,

And |Joram| begat Uzziah;
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|And Uzziah| begat Jotham、

And |Jotham| begat Ahaz,

And |Ahaz| begat Hezekiah:
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And |Hezekiah| begat Manasseh、

And |Manasseh| begat Amon,

And |Amon| begat Josiah;
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And |Josiah| begat Jechoniah, and his brethren,—upon the removal to Babylon.


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And <after the removal to Babylon> |Jechoniah| begat Shealtiel, And |Shealtiel| begat Zerubbabel;
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And |Zerubbabel| begat Abiud、

And |Abiud| begat Eliakim,

And |Eliakim| begat Azor;
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And |Azor| begat Sadoc、

And |Sadoc| begat Achim,

And |Achim| begat Eliud;
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And |Eliud| begat Eleazar、

And |Eleazar| begat Matthan,

And |Matthan| begat Jacob;—
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And |Jacob| begat Joseph、 the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus,—who is called Christ.
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So then <all´ the generations from Abraham unto David> are |fourteen| generations,

And <from David unto the removal to Babylon> |fourteen| generations;

And <from the removal to Babylon、 unto the Christ> |fourteen| generations.


§ 2. The Birth.

18Now the birth ||of [Jesus] Christ|| was |thus|: His mother Mary having been |betrothed| to |Joseph|,—|before they came together| she was found with child by |the| Holy Spirit.

19Moreover ||Joseph her husband|| being |righteous|, and yet unwilling to expose her,—intended |privately| to divorce her.20 But <when |these things| he had pondered> lo! ||a messenger[2] of the Lord|| |by dream| appeared to him、 saying,—

Joseph、 son of David! do not fear to take unto thee Mary thy wife, for <that which |in her| hath been begotten> is of [the] |Holy| Spirit.
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Moreover she shall bring forth a son、 and thou shalt call his name Jesus,[3]—for |he|[4] will save his people from their sins.

22But ||all this|| hath come to pass、 that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord、 through the prophet、 saying:

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Lo! ||a[5] Virgin|| shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son,—and they shall call his name Emmanuel[6];

which is、 being translated,God with us.


24And Joseph、 |awaking| from his sleep, did as the messenger of the Lord directed him,—and took unto him his wife; 25 and knew her not, until she had brought forth a son,[7]—and he called his name Jesus.


§ 3. The Visit of the Wise Men.

2Now <when |Jesus| was born in Bethlehem of Judæa、 in the days of Herod the king> lo! |wise men from eastern parts| came into Jerusalem: 2 saying—

Where is he that hath been born king of the Jews? for we saw his star in the east, and have come to bow down to him.

3But <when King Herod heard> he was troubled, and all´ Jerusalem with him; 4 <and <assembling all´ the high-priests and scribes of the people> he was enquiring of them—

Where is |the Christ| to be born?

5 And |they| said to him、

In Bethlehem of Judæa,—
for |so| is it written[8] through the prophet:
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And ||thou、 Bethlehem、 land of Judah||
|By no means least| art thou、 among the governors of Judah,
For |out of thee| shall one come forth to govern.
Who shall shepherd[9] my people Israel.

7 ||Then Herod|| |privately| calling the wise men, ascertained from them the time of the appearing´ star; 8 and sending them to Bethlehem, said—

Go search out accurately concerning the child,—and |as soon as ye find it| bring report unto me, that |I also| may come and bow myself down to it.

9Now |they、 hearing the king| went, and lo! |the star which they had seen in the east| was going before them、 until it went and stood over where the child was; 10 and、 seeing the star、 they rejoiced with exceeding great joy; 11 and、 coming into the house、 they saw the child, with Mary its mother,—and、 falling down、 prostrated themselves unto it, and、 opening their treasures、 offered unto it gifts—gold and frankincense and myrrh; 12 and <being instructed by dream、 not to return unto Herod> |by another way| retired they unto their own country.


§ 4. The Flight into Egypt, the Return, and the Settlement in Nazareth.

13 "Now <when they had retired> lo! ||a messenger of the Lord|| appeareth by dream unto Joseph、 saying,

Arise、 take unto thee the child and its mother、 and flee into Egypt, and be there、 until I tell thee,—for Herod is about to seek the child、 to destroy it.

14 And |he| arising、 took unto him the child and its mother、 by night, and retired into Egypt; 15 and was there、 until the death of Herod,— that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet、 saying,[10]

|Out of Egypt| called I my son.

16 |Then Herod | <seeing that he had been mocked by the wise men> was exceedingly enraged,—and sent and slew all´ the male children that were in Bethlehem、 and in all its bounds, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had ascertalned from the wise men.


17 |Then was fulfilled| that which was spoken through Jeremiah the prophet, saying[11]:

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||A voice|| |in Ramah| was heard.
Weeping and great mourning,
Rachel weeping for her children
And would not be comforted,—because they are not.


19 But <when Herod was |dead|> lo! |a messenger of the Lord| appeareth by dream unto Joseph in Egypt; 20 saying—

Arise! and take unto thee the child and its mother, and be journeying into the land of Israel,—for they are dead、 who were seeking the life[12] of the child.[13]

21 "And |he| arising、 took unto him the child and its mother, and entered into the land of Israel. 22 <Hearing、 however、 that |Archelaus| was reigning over Judæa instead of his father Herod> he was afraid |thither| to go,—and so、 being instructed by dream、 he retired into the parts of Galilee; 23 and came and fixed his dwelling in a city called Nazareth,—that it might be fulfilled which was spoken through the prophets—

A |Nazarene| shall he be called.


§ 5. The Forerunner. Mk. i. 2-8; Luke iii. 3-17.

3 Now |in those days| came John the Immerser,[14] proclaiming in the wilderness of Judæa; 2 saying、

Repent ye,—for the kingdom of the heavens hath drawn near.[15]

3 For |this| is he who was spoken of through Isaiah the prophet, saying、[16]

A voice、 of one crying aloud!
|In the wilderness| prepare ye the way of the Lord,
|Straight| be making his paths.

4 But John |himself| had his raiment of camel's hair、 and a leathern girdle about his loins,—while |his food| was locusts and wild honey.


5 |Then| were going forth unto him—Jerusalem、 and all´ Judæa, and all´ the country round about the Jordan: 6 and were being immersed in the Jordan river、 by him, openly confessing their sins. 7 But <seeing |many of the Pharisees and Sadducees| coming unto his immersion> he said to them,—

Broods of vipers! who suggested to you,[17] to be fleeing from the coming wrath?

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Bring forth、 therefore、 fruit worthy of repentance; 9 and think not to be saying within yourselves,—|As our father| we have ||Abraham||;
For、 I say unto you、 that God is able |out of these stones| to raise up children unto Abraham.

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||Already also|| the axe |unto the root of the trees| is being laid,—|every´ tree、 therefore、 not bringing forth good fruit| is to be hewn down, and |into fire| to be cast.

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|I| indeed、 am immersing you |in water, unto repentance|,—but <he who |after me| cometh is |mightier than I|, whose |sandals| I am not worthy to bear> ||he|| will immerse you ||in Holy Spirit and fire||:12 Whose fan is in his hand, and he will clear out his threshing-floor,—and will gather his wheat into the granary, but |the chaff| will he burn up with fire unquenchable.


13 |Then| cometh Jesus、 from Galilee to the Jordan、 unto John, — to be immersed by him. 14But |he| would have hindered him, saying — |I| have |need| ||by thee|| to be immersed, — and dost |thou| come unto me? 15But Jesus answering, said unto him, Suffer [me] even now, — for |thus| it becometh us、 to fulfil |all righteousness|; |Then| he suffered him. 16 And Jesus <having been immersed> straightway| went up from the water, — and lo ! the heavens were opened and he saw the Spirit of God^ descending like a dove coming upon him ; 17 and lo ! a voice out of the heavens, — saying, |This| is my Son^ the Beloved, in whom I delight.

§ 7. The Temptation. Mk. i. 12, 13 ; Lu. iv. 1-13.

4 1|Then| Jesus was led up into the wilderness, by the Spirit, to be tempted by the adversary; 2 and, fasting forty days and forty nights, — |afterwards| he hungered. 3 And, coming near, the tempter said to him, — <If thou art God's ||Son||> speak ! that ||these stones|| may become |loaves|. 4 But |he| answering, said, It is written, — ^ Not on bread alone shall man live, But on every declaration coming forth through the mouth of God. 5 |Then| the adversary taketh him with him, unto the holy city, — and he set him upon the pinnacle of the temple; 6 and saith to him — <If thou art God's ||Son||> cast thyself down, — for it is written, To his messengers will he give charge con- cerning thee ; And on hands will they bear thee up, Lest once thou strike ^against a stone Thy foot. 7 Jesus said to him, |Again| it is written, — <* Thou shalt not put to the test the Lord thy God. 8 |Again| the adversary taketh him with him, into an exceeding high mountain, — and pointeth out to him air the kingdoms of the world, and their glory; 9 and said to him, ||All these things|| will I give thee, — if thou wilt fall down and worship me. 10 Then saith Jesus unto him. Withdraw, Satan ! for it is written, — The Lord thy God shalt thou worship. And to him alone render divine service. 11 |Then| the adversary leaveth him, — and lo! |messengers| came near, and began ministering unto him.

§ 8. Jesus begins his Ministry in Galilee. Mk. i. 14-20 ; Lu. iv, 15, 16.

12 And <hearing that |John| had been delivered up>, he retired into Galilee; 13and^ forsaking Nazareth, he came and fixed his dwelling in Capernaum, which was by the lake, — within the bounds of Zebulun and Naphtali : 14 that it might be fulfilled, which was spoken through Isaiah the prophet, saying: 15 <Land of Zebulun^ and land of Naphtali, The lake-way across the Jordan, — Galilee of the nations^ 16 ||The people that was sitting in darkness|| |A great light| beheld, — And on them who were sitting in land and shade of death Light rose on them. 17 |From that time| began Jesus to be making pro- clamation, and saying, — Repent ye, for the kingdom of the heavens hath drawn near. 18 And <walking round beside the sea of Galilee> he saw two' brethren — Simon who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother, — casting a large fishing-net into the sea, for they were fishers; 19 and he saith unto them. Come after me, — And I will make you fishers |of men|. 20 And ||they|| |straightway| leaving the nets, fol- lowed him. 21 And <going forward from thence> he saw other' two' brethren — James the son of Zebedee,and John his brother — in the boat with Zebedee their father, putting in order their nets, — and he called them. 22 And ||they|| |straightway| leaving the boat and their father, followed him. 23 And Jesus was going round throughout all' Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and pro- claiming the glad-message of the kingdom, — and curing every' disease, and every' infirmity, among the people. 24 And forth went the report of him into all Syria ; and they brought unto him all who were sick,|with divers' diseases and tortures| distressed, demonized and lunatic and paralyzed, — and he cured them. 25 And there followed him large multitudes — from Gali- lee, and Decapolis, and Jerusalem, and Judaea, and across the Jordan.

§ 9. The Sermon on the Mount. Lu. vi. 20-23.

5 1But [seeing the multitudes] he went up into a mountain, — and, when he had taken a seat, his disciples came unto him<i; 2 and, opening his mouth, he began teaching them, saying: — 3 ||Happy|| the destitute^ |in spirit|; For |theirs| is the kingdom of the heavens: 4 ||Happy|| they who mourn; For |they| shall be comforted^: 5 ||Happy|| the meek; For |they| shall inherit the earth ': 6 ||Happy|| they who hunger and thirst for righteousness ; For |they| shall be filled : 7 ||Happy|| the merciful; For |they| shall receive mercy: 8 ||Happy|| the pure |in heart|«; For |they| shall |see God|: 9||Happy|| the peacemakers; For |they|[18] shall be |called sons of God| : 10||Happy|| they who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake; For |theirs| is the kingdom of the heavens. 11||Happy|| are ye, whensoever they may reproach you and persecute you^ and say every' evil thing against you | falsely^ for my sake]: 12Rejoice and exult, because |your reward| is great in the heavens; for |so| persecuted they the prophets who were before you. 13 |Ye| are the salt[19] of the earth; but <if the salt become tasteless> wherewith shall it be salted? it is good |for nothing| any more,[20] save, being cast out, to be trampled on by men. 14 |Ye| are the light of the world : it is impossible for a city to be hid |on the top of a mountain| lying, 15Neither light they a lamp, and place it under the measure ; but upon the lampstand, and it giveth light to air that are in the house. 16||In like manner|| let your light shine before men, — that they may see your good works,— and glorify your Father who is in the heavens. 17 Do not think, that I came to pull down the law, or the prophets, — I came not to pull down, but to fulfil, 18 For |verily| I say unto you, <until the heaven and the earth shall pass away> |one least letter, or one point|[21] may in nowise pass away from the law, till all be accomplished. 19 <Whosoever, therefore, shall relax one of these commandments, the least, and teach men so> shall be called |least| in the kingdom of the heavens; but <whosoevor shall do and teach> |the same| shall be called |great| in the kingdom of the heavens. 20 For I say unto you, that <unless your' righteousness exceed that of the Scribes and Pharisees> |in nowise| may ye enter into the kingdom of the heavens. 21 Ye have heard, that it was said, to them of olden time, — Thou shall not commit murder,[22] and <whosoever shall commit murder> shall be |liable| to judgment. 22 But |I| say unto you, that <every' one who is angry with his brother> shall be |liable| to judgment, — and <whosoever shall say to his brother. Worthless one !> shall be |liable| to the high council ; and <whosoever shall say, Rebel!> shall be |liable| unto the fiery gehenna.[23] 23 <If, therefore, thou be bearing thy gift towards the altar, and |there| shouldst remember that |thy brother| hath aught against thee> 24 leave, there, thy gift before the altar, and withdraw, — |first| be reconciled unto thy brother, and |then| coming, be offering thy gift. 25 Be making agreement with thine adversary, quickly, while thou art with him, in the way, — lest once thine adversary deliver thee up unto the judge, and the judge, unto the officer, and |into prison! thou be cast. 26 |Verily| I say unto thee, |In nowise| mayest thou come out from thence, until thou pay the last halfpenny. 27 Ye have heard, that it was said, Thou shalt not commit adultery[24]: 28 But |I| say unto you, that <Every' one who looketh on a woman so as to covet her> |already| hath committed adultery with her, in his heart. 29 And <if |thy right eye|[25] is causing thee to stumble> pluck it out, and cast it from thee, — for it profiteth thee, that |one of thy members| should perish, and not ||thy whole body|| be cast into gehenna. 30 And <if !thy right hand|[26] is causing thee to stumble> cut it off, and cast it from thee, — for it profiteth thee, that |one of thy members| should perish, and not ||thy whole body|| |into gehenna| depart.

31 It was said, moreover,[27] <Whosoever shall divorce his wife> let him give her a writing of divorcement; 32 But |I|[28] say unto you, that <Everyone' who divorceth his wife — saving for unfaithfulness[29]> causeth her to be made an adulteress, — [and |whosoever shall marry a divorced woman| committeth adultery].

33 |Again| ye have heard that it was said, to them of olden time,[30] Thou shalt not swear falsely, — [31] But shalt render unto the Lord^ thine oath^. 34 But |I| tell you — not to swear |at all|[32]: Neither by heaven, because it is the throne of God,—[33] 35 Nor by the earth, because it is his |footstool] ; Nor by Jerusalem, because it is the |city| of the Great King[34] ; 36 Nor ||by thine own head|| mayest thou swear, because thou art not able to make |one' hair| white or black. 37 But let your word be. Yea, yea, — Nay, nay; And I i what goeth beyond these]) is ]of evil]. 38 Ye have heard, that it was said, — Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.[35] 39 But |I| tell you, not to resist evil, —[36] Nay <whoever is smiting thee on the right' cheek> turn to him !the other' also] ; 40 And <him who is desiring thee to be judged, and to take ]thy tunic]> let him have |thy mantle also]. 41And <whosoever shall impress thee one' mile> go with him two' : 42 <To him who is asking thee> give ; And <him who is desiring from thee to borrow> do not thou turn away. 43 Ye have heard, that it was said, Thou shall love thy neighbour^ and hate thine enemy. 44 But |I| say unto you. Be loving your enemies, And praying for them who are persecuting you: 45 That ye may become sons of your Father who is in the heavens ; Because |his sun| he maketh arise on evil and good, And sendeth rain, on just and unjust. 46 For <if ye love them that love you> what reward have ye ? are not ||even the taxcollectors|| |the same thing| doing? 47 And <if ye salute your brethren only> what |more than common| are ye doing? are not ||even the nations|| |the same thing| doing? 48 ||Ye|| therefore, shall become ||perfect|| : As |your heavenly Father| is — perfect. 6 [But] take heed, that ye do not |your righteousness] before men, to be gazed at by them, — ||otherwise at least|| |reward| have ye none, with your Father who is in the heavens. 2 <When, therefore, thou mayest be doing an alms> do not sound a trumpet before thee, just as |the hypocrites| do, in the synagogues and in the streets — that they may be glorified by men, — |Verily| I say unto you, they are getting back their reward. 3 But <thou, when doing an alms> let not |thy left hand| know' what thy right hand is doing ; 4 that thine alms may be in secret, — and |thy Father, who seeth in secret| will give it back to thee. 5 And <when ye may be praying> ye shall not be as the hypocrites, because they love <in the synagogues, and at the corners of the broad ways> to take their stand and pray, that they may shine before men ; |Verily| I say unto you, they are getting back their reward. 6 But <thou, when thou wouldest pray> enter into thy closet, and^ fastening thy door pray^ unto thy Father who is in secret, — and ]thy Father who seeth in secret] will reward thee. 'And ]being at prayer] use not vain repetitions, just like the nations, — for they think, that |in their much speaking| they shall be heard ; 8 do not, therefore, make yourselves like them, for [God] your Father knoweth of what things ye have |need], before ye ask him. 9 ]Thus| therefore pray |ye| ^ : Our Father, who art in the heavens, — Hallowed be thy name, 10 Come may thy kingdom, — Accomplished* be thy will, |as in heaven| also on earth: 11 |Our needful bread| give us, this day; 12 And forgive us our debts, as |we also| have forgiven our debtors ; 13 And bring us not into temptation. But rescue us from the evil one.!" 14 For <if ye forgive men their faults> ||Your Father who is in the heavens|| will forgive |even you|; 15 But <if ye forgive not men [their faults]> Neither will your Father forgive |your faults|. 16 And <when ye may be fasting> become not ye, as the hypocrites, of sullen countenance, — for they darken their looks, that they may appear |unto men| to be fasting: |Verily| I say unto you, they are getting back their reward. 17 But<when |thou| art fasting> anoint thy head, and |thy face| wash,— 18 that thou do not appear ]unto men] to be fasting, but to thy Father who is in secret, — and |thy Father who seeth in secret] will reward thee. 19 Be not laying up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where |moth and rust] do tarnish, and where ]thieves] dig through and steal; 20 but be laying up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where ]neither moth nor rust] doth tarnish, and where |thieves| dig not through nor steal: 21 for <where ]thy treasure] is> |there| will be |thy heart [also]|. 22 |The lamp of the body| is the eye : <If therefore thine eye be single> ]]Thy whole body]] shall be |light«d up| ; 23 But <if thine eye be |evil|> ||Thy whole body|| shall be |in the dark| ; — <If therefore ||the light which is in thee|| is |darkness|> ||The darkness|| |how great|! 24 ||Noone|| |unto two' masters| can be in service; For either ]the one| he will hate, and |the other] love. Or |one| he will hold to, and |the other| despise : Ye cannot be in service |unto God| and |unto Riches|.d 25 |For this cause] I say unto you : Be not anxious e for your life,' What ye shall eat [or what ye shall drink], — Or for your body. What ye shall put on : Is not ]the life] more than |the food|? And ]the body] than |the raiment|? 26 Observe intently ||the birds of the heaven||, — That they neither sow, nor reap, nor gather into barns, And yet ]your heavenly Father) feedeth |them] : Are not ||ye|| much better than |they|? Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/14 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/15 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/16 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/17 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/18 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/19 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/20 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/21 27But who from among you^ being anxious^ can add to his stature one cubit ? 28And |about clothing| why are ye anxious? Consider well the lilies of the field, how they grow, — They toil not neither do they spin; 29And yet, I say unto you, ||Not even Solomon, in all his glory|| was arrayed like |one of these|! 30Now <if the grass of the field— which |to-day| is, and ||to-morrow|| |into an oven| is cast — God thus adorneth> Not much rather |you| little of faith? 31Do not then be anxious, saying, What shall we eat? or What shall we drink? or Wherewithal shall we be arrayed? 32For ||all these things|| |the nations| seek after, — For your heavenly Father |knoweth] that ye are needing |all' these things]. 33But be seeking first, the kingdom and its righteousness, — And |all these things| shall be added unto you. 34Do not, then, be anxious for the morrow ; |For the morrow| will be anxious |for itself|: |Sufficient for the day| is the evil thereof. 1Judge not, that ye be not judged; — 2For <with what judgment ye judge> shall ye be judged, — And <with what measure ye mete> shall it be measured unto you. 3Why, moreover, beholdest thou the mote, in the eye of thy brother, — While |the beam' in thine own' eye| thou dost not consider? 4Or how wilt thou say unto thy brother. Let me cast the mote out of thine eye, — When lo! ||a beam|| is in thine own' eye? 5Hypocrite! cast first |out of thine own eye| ||the beam||, — And |then| shalt thou see clearly to cast the mote, out of the eye of thy brother. 6Do not give what is holy unto dogs. Neither cast ye your pearls before swine, — Lest once they trample |them| down with their feat. And, turning, tear ||you||. 7Be asking, and it shall be given you, Be seeking, and ye shall find, — Be knocking, and it shall be opened unto you. 8For |whosoever asketh| receiveth. And |he that seeketh| findeth, — And |to him that knocketh| shall it be opened. 9Or what man |from among yourselves|, Whom his son shall ask for a loaf, — |A stone| will give him? 10Or |a fish also| shall ask, — |A serpent| will give him? 11<If then ||ye|| being |evil| know how |good gifts| to be giving unto your children> ||How much more|| will |your Father who is in the heavens| give good things to them that ask |him|? 12<Whatsoever things, therefore, ye would, that men be doing unto you> ||So|| be ||ye also|| doing |unto them|, — For |this| is the law and the prophets. 13Enter[37] ye in at |the narrow' gate|; Because broad and roomy is the way[38] that leadeth unto destruction, — And |many| are they who enter thereby : 14Because |narrow| is the gate, and |confined| the way, that leadeth unto life, — And |few| are they who find |it|. 15Beware of false prophets, Who come unto you in clothing of sheep, — While |within| they are ravening wolves. 16|By their fruits|[39] shall ye find |them| out, — Unless perhaps men gather — <From thorns> grapes! Or <from thistles> figs! 17So ||every good tree|| |fine fruit| produceth, — Whereas ||the worthless' tree|| |evil fruit| produceth : 18It is |impossible| for a ||goodtree|| to be bearing |evil fruit|. Neither doth ||a worthless tree|| produce |fine fruit|. 19||Every' tree that beareth not fine fruit||[40] Is hewn down, and |into fire| is cast. 20After all then |by their fruits| shall ye find |them| out. 21||Not every one that saith unto me. Lord I Lord!|| shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens, — But he that doeth the will of my Father who is in the heavens. 22|Many| will say unto me, in |that| day, Lord! Lord![41] did we not in thy name prophesy,[42] And |in thy name| cast |demons| out, — And |in thy name| ||many works of power|| perform? 23And |then| will I confess unto them, |Never| have I acknowledged[43] you, — Depart from me^ ye workers of lawlessness![44] 24<Every one, therefore, who heareth [these] my words, and doeth them>[45] Shall be likened to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock; 25And the rain descended, and the streams came, and the winds blew, and rushed against that house, and it fell not; For it had been founded upon the rock. 26<And every one who heareth these my words, and doeth them not> Shall be likened unto a foolish man, who built his house upon the sand; 27And the rain descended, and the streams came, and the winds blew, and dashed Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/23 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/24 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/25 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/26 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/27 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/28 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/29 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/30 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/31 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/32 30 For ||in the resurrection|| they neither marry, nor are given in marriage. But |as messengers in the heaven| are they. 31 But ||as touching the resurrection of the dead|| — Have ye not read what was spoken unto you by God, saying — 32 |I| am the God of Abraham^ and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob?" He is not God |of the dead| but ||of the living||. 33 And |the multitudes| hearing, were being struck with astonishment at his teaching. § 73. The Greatest Commandment. Mk. xii. 28-31 ; Lu. x. 25-27. 34 Now |the Pharisees| <hearing that he had silenced the Sadducees> were brought together with one accord; 35 and one from among them, a lawyer |proposed a question| putting him to the test : 36 Teacher! |which commandment| is greatest in the law? 37 And |he| said unto him — Thou shall love the Lord thy God — with all' thy heart and with all' thy soul, and with all' thy mind : *>- 38 |This| is the great and first commandment. 39 ||The second like it|| is |this| ; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.'^ 40 ||In these two' commandments|| |all'the law| is contained, |and the prophets). § 74. David's Son and Lord. Mk. xii. 35-37; Lu. xx. 41-44. 41 Now <the Pharisees having come together> Jesus questioned them, saying — 42 How |to you! doth it seem, |concerning the Christ| ? |Whose son| is he ? They say unto him — David's. 43 He saith unto them — How then doth |David, in spirit| call him |Lord|, saying — 44 The Lord hath said unto my Lord, — Sit thou on my right hand. Until I make thy foes thy footstool ?^ 45 <If then |David| calleth him |Lord|> |How| is he |his son|? 46 And |no one| was able to answer him a word, neither durst anyone ||from that' day|| question him |any more|. § 75. Alas for the Scribes and Pharisees. 23 |Then, Jesus spake unto the multitudes and unto his disciples, 2 saying — |Upon Moses' seat| have sat down, the Scribes and the Pharisees : 3 <|A11 things| therefore, whatsoever they tell you> do and observe, — But |according to their works| do ye not, For they |say|, and do not |perform|. 4 But they bind together heavy burdens,^ And lay upon men's shoulders,

Whereas ||they|| |with their finger| are not willing to move them.^ 5 But |all their works| they do, |to be gazed at by men|, — For they make broad their amulets. And make large their fringes, 6 And dearly love the first couch in the chief meals. And the first seats in the synagogues, 7 And the salutations in the market-places. And to be called by men, Rabbi. 8 But |ye|— do not be called Rabbi, — For |one| is your Teacher, And |all' ye| are brethren ; 9 And |father| be none of you called |upon the earth|. For |one| is your Father |the Heavenly| ; 10 Neither be called leaders, For |your leader| is one |the Christ|; 11 And |the greatest of you| shall be to you |a minister|; 12 And ||whoever shall exalt himself|| shall be |abased|. And |whoever shall abase himself| shall be ||exalted||»' [13]" 14 But alas for you. Scribes and Pharisees, ||hypocrites|| ; Because ye are locking up the kingdom of the heavens before men,^ For |ye| are not entering, Neither |them who are entering| suffer ye to enter. 15 Alas for you. Scribes and Pharisees, ||hypo- crites|| : Because ye compass sea and dry land, to make one' convert, — And |when it is done| ye make him a son of gehenna ||twofold more than ye||. 16 Alas for you, blind guides ! that say — <Whosoever shall swear by the Temple> it is |nothing|. But <whosoever shall swear by the gold of the Temple> is bound : 17 Foolish and blind ! for which is |greater|, The gold, or the Temple that hath hal- lowed the gold ? 18 And <whosoever shall swear by the altar> it is |nothing|, But < whosoever shall swear by the gift that is upon it> is bound : 19 Blind ! '^ for which is greater The gift, or the altar that halloweth the gift? ~ 20 <He therefore that hath sworn by the altar> Sweareth by it, and by all that is upon it; 21 And <he that hath sworn by the Temple> Sweareth by it, and by him who dwelleth «  therein ; 22 And <he that hath sworn by heaven> Sweareth by the throne of God, and by him who sitteth thereupon. Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/34 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/35 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/36 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/37 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/38 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/39 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/40 Page:The Emphasised Bible - Vol 4.djvu/41 were thrown into a commotion, and became as dead men. ^ But the messenger^ |answering| said unto the women — Be not |ye| afraid ! For I know that |Jesus the crucifled| ye are seeking : 6 He is not here, for he hath arisen^ as he said. Come ! see the place where he lay ; 7 And ||quickly going| tell his disciples — He hath arisen from the dead, And lo! he is going before you into Galilee ; — |There| shall ye yourselves see him: Lo! I have told you. 8 And <departiug quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy> " they ran to bring tidings unto his disciples. ^ And lo 1 |Jesus| met them, saying — • Joy to you ! And itheyl going forward^ held his feet, and worshipped him. i" |Then| Jesus saith unto them — Be not afraid I Go your way^ bear tidings unto my brethren, that they may depart into Galilee ; And |there| shall they themselves see me. § 92. The Story of the Soldiers. 11 Now as they were |goiug| lo ! |certain of the guard| went into the city and reported unto the High-priests all the things that had come to pass ; 12 and <being gathered together with the » Or : " great fear and joy. " Elders and taking coun8el> sufllcient » pieces of silverl gave they unto the soldiers, — i^ saying — Say ye^ ||His disciples] | coming |by night| stole him || while we were sleeping] | ; 1* And <if this be reported unto the govemor> 1 1 well willpersuadehim, and will make |you| ||free from care||. 15 And I they I taking the pieces of silver^ did as they were instructed. And this account was spread abroad among the Jews , . , until this [very] day. § 93. The Great Commission. Mk. xvi. 15-20 ; Lu. xxiv. 44-49 ; Jn. xx. 21-23. 16 And |the eleven' disciplesi went into Galilee, unto the mountain which |Jesus| had appointed them ; i' and^ seeing him^ they worshipped, i" but |some| ||doubted||. is And Jesus |coming near I spake unto them, saying — All' authority^ in heaven and on earth, hath been given unto me ; 19 Go ye, therefore, and disciple all' the nations. Immersing" them into the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, — 20 Teaching them to observe all things whatso- ever I myself have commanded you, And lo! |Ij am |with you|, all the days, until the conclusion of the age.* «Or: "a good many," "sufBcient" — i.e., to se- cure their purpose. •> Or : " bowed themselves down." <: Ap : " Immerse." <" Ap: "Age."

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MARK. § 1. The Forerunner. Mt. iii. 1-12 ; Lu. iii. 3-17. 1 Beginningoftheglad-messageof JesusChrist.a » <According as it is written in Isaiah the pro- phet — Lo! I send my messenger before thy face ^ Who shall prepare thy way,—'^ i> A voice of one crying aloud — [In the wilderness] prepare ye the way of the Lord, Straight be m,aking /)!> pa</i.s>>:

  • John the Immerser came, |in the wildernes3|

proclaiming an immersion of repentance, for"* remission of sins; s and there were going out unto him all' the Judrea' country, and all' they of Jerusalem, and were being immersed by him, in »Or add (WH): "Son of vll. 27. God." <= Is. xl. 3. b Mai. tit. 1; Mt. il. 10; Lu. << Or : " into the Jordan' river, openly confessing their sins ; 6 and John was clothed with camel's-hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins, and was eating locusts and wilu honey; ' and he proclaimed, saying- He that is mightier than I cometh after [me]. Of whom I am not worthy to stoop and un- loose the strap of his sandals : 8 ||I|| have immersed you | with water |, — ||Hei| will immerse you | with the Holy Spiritj. §2. The Immersion. Mt. iii. 13-17; Lu. iii. 21,22. 9 And it came to pass, in those' days, that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was im- mersed into the Jordan by John ; "> And < I straightway I as ho was coming up out of the water> he saw the heavens rending asunder, and |the Spirit, as a dove| descending

  1. Ap: "Christ."
  2. Ap: "Messenger."
  3. Ap: "Jesus."
  4. He is the one!
  5. Ml: "the "; but prob. (allowing for for Heb. Idiom) better "a."
  6. Is. vii. 14.
  7. Lu. ii. 7, 21.
  8. Mi.v. 2.
  9. Ap: "Shepherd."
  10. Ho. xi. 1.
  11. Jer. xxxi. 15.
  12. Ap: "Soul."
  13. Cp. Exo. iv. 19.
  14. Ap: "Immerse."
  15. What has drawn near may recede: cp. chap. xxi.
  16. Is. xl. 3.
  17. Or: "who gave you the hint?"
  18. Em. doubtful owing to vr
  19. Mk. ix. 50; Lu. xiv. 34, 35.
  20. Ml.: "for nothing hath it strength any more."
  21. Ap.
  22. Exo. xx. 13; Deu. v. 17.
  23. Ap: "Gehenna."
  24. Exo. xx. 14; Deu. v. 18.
  25. Chap. xviii. 9; Mk. ix. 47.
  26. Chap. xviii. 8; Mk ix. 43.
  27. Deu. xxiv. 1.
  28. Chap. xix. 9; Mk. x. 11, 12; Lu. xvi. 18.
  29. Ml: "harlotry."
  30. Lev. xix. 12.
  31. Nu. xxx. 2; (Deu. xxiii. 21),
  32. Ja. v. 12.
  33. Is. lxvi. 1.
  34. Ps. xlviii. 2.
  35. Exo. xxi. 24; Lev. xxiv. 20; Deu. xix. 21;
  36. Lu. vi. 29,30.
  37. Lu. xiii. 24.
  38. Or (WH): "wide is the gate and roomy the way."
  39. Lu. vi. 43, 44.
  40. Chap. iii. 10.
  41. Lu. vi. 46, 47.
  42. Jer. xxvii. 15; xiv. 14.
  43. Or : "approved." Ap: "Know."
  44. Ps vi. 8.
  45. Lu. vi. 47, 49.