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Joseph the husband of by the sea of Galilee, he saw Mary, of whom was born Simon and Andrew his broJesus, who is called ther casting a net into the Christ.

sea : for they were fishers. 17. 17 So all the genera

17 And Jesus said unto tions from Abraham to them, Come ye after me, David are fourteen gene- and I will make you to berations; and from David come fishers of men. until the carrying away into Babylon are fourteen generations; and from the carrying away into Babylon unto Christ are four

teen generations. 18. 18 ( Now the birth of 18 And straightway they

Jesus Christ was on this forsook their nets, and folwise: When as his mo- lowed him. ther Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. 19. 19 Then Joseph her

19 And when he had gone husband, being a just a little farther thence, he man, and not willing to saw James the son of Zebemake her a publick ex- dee, and John his brother, ample, was minded to put who also were in the ship her away privily. mending their nets. 20. 20 But while he thought 20 And straightway he

on these things, behold, called them: and they left the angel of the Lord their father Zebedee in the appeared unto him in a ship with the hired servants, dream, saying, Joseph, and went after him. thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife : for that which is conceived in her

is of the Holy Ghost. 21. 21 And she shall 21 And they went to Ca

bring forth a son, and pernaum; and straightway thou shalt call his name on the sabbath day he enterJESUS: for he shall save ed into the synagogue, and children of Israel shall he have all we received, and turn to the Lord their God. grace for grace.

17 And he shall go before 17 For the law was given him in the spirit and power by Moses, but grace and of Elias, to turn the hearts truth came by Jesus Christ. of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.


18 And Zacharias said 18 No man hath unto the angel, Whereby God at any time; the only shall I know this : for I am begotten Son, which is in an old man, and my wife the bosom of the Father, well stricken in years.

he hath declared him.

19 And the angel answer- 19 And this is the record ing said unto him, I am Ga- of John, when the Jews sent briel, that stand in the pre- Priests and Levites from sence of God; and am sent Jerusalem to ask him, Who to speak unto thee, and to art thou ? shew thee these glad tidings.

20 And, behold, thou shalt 20 And he confessed, and be dumb, and not able to denied not; but confessed, speak, until the day that I am not the Christ. these things shall be per. formed, because thou believest not my words, which shall be fulfilled in their


21 And the people waited 21 And they asked him, for Zacharias, and marvelled What then : Art thou Elias ? that he tarried so long in And he saith, I am not. the temple.

Art thou that prophet? And his people from their sins. taught. 22. 22 Now all this was 22 And they were asto

done, that it might be nished at his doctrine: for fulfilled which was spoken he taught them as one that of the Lord by the pro- had authority and not as phet, saying,

the Scribes.

23. 23 , Behold, a virgin 23 And there was in their

shall be with child, and synagogue a man with an shall bring forth a son, unclean spirit; and he cried and they shall call his out, name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God

with us. 24. 24 Then Joseph being 24 Saying, Let us alone;

raised from sleep did as what have we to do with the angel of the Lord thee, thou Jesus of Nazahad bidden him, and took reth ? art thou come to deunto him his wife : stroy us? I know thee who

thou art, the Holy One of

God. 25. 25 And knew her not 25 And Jesus rebuked

till she had brought forth him, saying, Hold thy peace, her firstborn son : and he and come out of him. called his name JESUS.

OW when Jesus 26 And when the unclean

was lehem of Judæa in the cried with a loud voice, he days of Herod the king, came out of him. behold, there came wise men from the east to Je

rusalem, 27. 2 Saying, Where is he 27 And they were all a

that is born King of the mazed, insomuch that they Jews ? for we have seen questioned among themhis star in the east, and selves, saying, What thing are come to worship him. is this ? what new doctrine

is this for with authority commandeth he even the

unclean spirits, and they do 8

obey him.

he answered, No. 22 And when he came 22 Then said they unto out, he could not speak unto him, Who art thou? that them : and they perceived we may give an answer to that he had seen a vision in them that sent us. What the temple: for he beckoned sayest thou of thyself? unto them, and remained speechless.

23 And it came to pass, 23 He said, I am the voice that, as soon as the days of of one crying in the wilderhis ministration were ac- ness, Make straight the way complished, he departed to of the Lord, as said the prohis own house.

phet Esaias.

24 And after those days 24 And they which were his wife Elisabeth conceived, sent were of the Pharisees. and hid herself five months, saying,

25 Thus hath the Lord 25 And they asked him, dealt with me in the days and said unto him, Why wherein he looked on me, baptizest thou then, if thou to take away my reproach be not that Christ, nor Elias, among men.

neither that prophet? 26 | And in the sixth 26 John answered them, month the angel Gabriel was saying, I baptize with wasent from God unto a city ter : but there standeth one of Galilee, named Nazareth, among you, whom ye know

not ;

27 To a virgin espoused 27 He it is, who coming to a man whose name was after me is preferred before Joseph, of the house of Da- me, whose shoe's latchet I vid; and the virgin's name am not worthy to unloose. was Mary.

28. 3 When Herod the king 28 And immediately his

had heard these things, he fame spread abroad throughwas troubled, and all Je- out all the region round rusalem with him.

about Galilee.

29. 4 And when he had 29 And forthwith, when

gathered all the Chief they were come out of the Priests and Scribes of the synagogue, they entered in. people together, he de- to the house of Simon and manded of them where Andrew, with James and

Christ should be born. John. 30. 5 And they said unto 30 But Simon's wife's mo

him, In Bethlehem of Ju-ther lay sick of a fever, and dæa : for thus it is written anon they tell him of her.

by the prophet, 31. 6 And thou Bethlehem, 31 And he came and took

in the land of Juda, art her by the hand, and lifted not the least among the her up; and immediately princes of Juda : for out the fever left her, and she of thee shall come a Go- ministered unto them. vernor, that shall rule my

people Israel. 32. 7 Then Herod, when 32 1 And at even, when

he had privily called the the sun did set, they brought wise men, enquired of unto him all that were disthem diligently what time eased, and them that were

the star appeared. possessed with devils. 33. 8 And he sent them to 33 And all the city was

Bethlehem, and said, Go gathered together at the and search diligently for door. the young child ; and when ye have found him, bring meword again, that I may come and worship him also.

34. 9 When they had heard 34 And he healed many

the king, they departed ; that were sick of divers disand, lo, the star, which eases, and cast out many they saw in the east, went devils; and suffered not the before them, till it came devils to speak, because

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