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MATTHEW V. 15 A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid ; neither do men light

a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick ; 16 and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.

light so shine before men, that they may see your good

works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. 17 Think not that I am come to destroy the law or the proph18 ets; I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I

say unto you, till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle 19 shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. Who

soever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven ; but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdon of heav

For I say unto you, that except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees,

ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven. 21 Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time;

66 Thou shalt not kill ; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of 22 the judgment.” But I say unto you, that whosoever is angry

with his brother without a cause, shall be in danger of the judgment; and whosoever shall say to his brother : Raca,

shall be in danger of the council ; but whosoever shall say ; 23 thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire. Therefore, if thou

bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy 24 brother hath aught against thee ; leave there thy gist before

the altar, and go thy way, first be reconciled to thy brother, 25 and then come and offer thy gift. Agree with thine adver

sary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him ; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the

judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into pris26 on. Verily I say unto thee, thou shalt by no means come 27 out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing. Ye

have heard that it hath been said ; “ Thou shalt not commit 28 adultery.” But I say unto you, that whosoever looketh on a

woman to lust after her, hath committed adultery with her 29 already in his heart. And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck

it out, and cast it from thee; for it is profitable for thee that

one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole 30 body should be cast into hell. And if thy right hand offend thee, cut it off

, and cast it from thee; for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy 31 whole body should be cast into hell. It hath been said;

6 Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a


MATTHEW V. 32 writing of divorcement." But I say unto you, that whoso

ever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornica

tion, causeth her to commit adultery; and whosoever shall 33 marry her that is divorced, committeth adultery. Again ye

have heard that it hath been said by them of old time;

“ Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the 34 Lord thine oaths.” But I say unto you, swear not at all by 35 heaven, for it is God's throne; nor by the earth, for it is his

footstool ; neither by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great 36 King; neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou 37 canst not make one hair white or black.

But let your communication be; yea, yea; nay, nay ; for whatsoever is more 38 than these, cometh of evil. Ye have heard that it hath been said ; eye

and a tooth for a tooth.”

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for an eye,


LUKE VI. 39 But I say unto you, that ye | 27 But I

say unto you

which resist not evil; but whoso- hear; Love your enemies; ever shall smite thee on thy do good to thern which hate

right cheek, turn to him the 28 you ; bless them that curse 40 other also ; and if any man you ; pray for them which

will sue thee at the law, and 29 despitefully use you. Unto

take away thy coat, let him him that smiteth thee on 41 have thy cloak also; and who- the one cheek, offer also the

soever shall compel thee to other; and him that taketh go a mile, go with him twain.

away thy cloak, forbid not 42 Give to him that asketh thee; 30 to take thy coat also. Give and from him that would

to every man that asketh of borrow of thee, turn not thee; and of him that tak43 thou away:

Ye have heard eth away thy goods, ask that it hath been said ; 31 them not again. “ Thou shalt love thy neigh- would that men should do to bour, and hate thine ene- you,


also to them like44 my.” But I say unto you, 32 wise. For if ye love them

love your enemies, bless which love you, what thank them that curse you, do good

have ye? for sinners also to them that hate you, and

love those that love them. pray for them which des- 33 And if ye do good to them

pitefully use you and perse- which do good to you, what “45 cute you ; that ye may

be thank have ye? for sinners the children of your Father 34 also do even the same. And which is in heaven; for he if ye lend to them of whom maketh his sun to rise on ye hope to receive, what

And as ye


LUKE VI. the evil and on the good, thank have ye? for sinners

and sendeth rain on the just also lend to sinners, to re46 and on the unjust. For if 35 ceive as much again. But

ye love them which love you, love ye your enemies, and what reward have ye,? do do good and lend, hoping for

not even the publicans the nothing again ; and your re47 same? and if ye salute your ward shall be great, and ye brethren only, what do ye

shall be the children of the more than others ? do not Highest ; for he is kind un48 even the heathen so ? Be

ye to the unthankful and to the therefore perfect, even

as 36 evil. Be


therefore meryour Father which is in ciful, as your Father also is heaven is perfect.



MATTHEW VI. Take heed that ye do not your acts of righteousness before men, to be seen of them ; otherwise ye have no reward of 2 your Father which is in heaven. Therefore when thou do

est thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do' in the synagogues and in the streets, that they

may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, they 3 have their reward. But when thou doest alms, let not thy 4 left hand know what thy right hand doeth ; that thine alms

may be in secret ; and thy Father, which seeth in secret, him5 self shall reward thee openly. --- 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 6 you, they have their reward.

But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and, when thou hast shut thy door,

pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father, which 7 seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly. But when ye

pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do; for they .8 think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. Be

not ye therefore like unto them ; for your Father knoweth e what things ye have need of, before ye ask him. After this

manner therefore pray ye; Our Father, which art in heaven, 16 hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come; thy will be 11 done, in earth as it is in heaven ; give us this day our daily: 12 bread ; and forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors; 13.14 and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For

if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will 15 also forgive you ; but if ye forgive not men their trespasses,

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MATTHEW VI. 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 17 their reward. But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine 18 head, and wash thy face; that thou appear not unto men to

fast, but unto thy Father which is in secret; and thy Fath19 er, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee. Lay not

up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth 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 a through nor steal. For where your treasure is, there will 22 99 your heart be also. The light of the body is the eye. If

therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of 23 light; but if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of

darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how 24 great is that darkness! No man can serve two masters; 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 35 serve God and mammon. Therefore I


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. 26 the life more than meat, and the body than raiment ? Be

hold the fowls of the air, for they sow not, neither do they

reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father 27 feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they? Which

of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature ? 28 And why take ye thought for raiment ? Consider the lilies

of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they 29 spin ; and yet I say unto you, that even Solomon in all his 30 glory was not arrayed like one of these. Wherefore, if God

so clothe the grass of the field, which to-day is, and to

morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe 31 you, O ye of little faith? Therefore take no thought, say

O ing ; What shall we eat, or what shall we drink, or where32 withal shall we be clothed ? For after all these things do

the Gentiles seek; for your heavenly Father knoweth that 33 ye have need of all these things. But seek ye first the

kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things 34 shall be added unto you. Take therefore no thought for the

morrow ; for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

say unto


LUKE VI. 1 Judge not, that ye be not | 37 Judge not, and ye shall 2 judged. For with what not be judged; condemn judgment ye judge, ye shall not, and ye shall not be be judged ; and with what condemned; forgive, and ye measure ye mete, it shall be 38 shall be forgiven. Give, and Ś measured to you. And why it shall be given unto you;

beholdest thou the moteʼthat good measure, pressed down, is in thy brother's eye, but and shaken together, and considerest not the beam running over, shall men give that is in thine own eye? unto your bosom ; for with 4 or how wilt thou say to thy

the same

measure that ye brother ; Let me pull out mete withal, it shall be the mote out of thine

eye ;

measured to you again. and, behold, a beam is in 39 And he spake a parable un5 thine own eye? Thou hyp- to them ; Can the blind lead ocrite, first cast out the beam the blind ? shall they not out of thine own eye; and both fall into the ditch ? then shalt thou see clearly to 40 The disciple is not above cast out the mote out of his master ; but every one thy brother's eye.

that is perfect, shall be as 6 Give not that which is holy 41 his master.

unto the dogs, neither cast beholdest thou the mote that ye your pearls before swine ; is in thy brother's eye, but lest they trample them under perceivest not the beam that

their feet, and turn again 42 is in thine own eye? either y and rend you.

Ask, how canst thou say to thy and it shall be given you ; brother; Brother, let me seek, and ye shall find; pull out the mote that is in knock, and it shall opened thine eye; when thou thy8 unto you. For every one self beholdest not the beam

that asketh receiveth; and that is in thine own eye? he that seeketh findeth ; and Thou hypocrite, cast out to him that knocketh it shall first the beam out of thine ġ be opened. Or what man own eye, and then shalt thou is there of you, whom if his see clearly to pull out the

son ask bread, will he give mote that is in thy brother's 10 him a stone ? or if he ask a 43 eye. For a good tree bring

fish, will he give him a ser- eth not forth corrupt fruit ; 11 pent? If ye then, being neither doth a corrupt tree

evil, know how to give good 44 bring forth good fruit. For gifts unto your children, how

every tree is known by his much more shall

Fath- own fruit; for of thorns men er which is in heaven give do not gather figs, nor of a


And why

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