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Aocount of the Dates or Time of writing the Books of the



Years from the Years from the

death Q Christ. birth of Christ Matthew's Gospel,


39 Mark's Gospel,

10 First Epistle of Peter,


52 Paul's First Epistle to the Thessalonians and Second, 19

52 Luke's Gospel,


50 Paul's Epistle to the Galatians,


56 Do. two Episiles to the Corinthians, and that to the Romans,


67 Do. to the Pbilippians, to Philemon, Colossians, Ephesians, and Hebrews,


68 Acts of the Apostles by Luke,


63 Paul's two Epistles to Timothy, the one to Titus, and the 2d Epistle general of Peter, 30

63 John in the Isle of Patmos wrote the Revelation, 61

94 Do. Gospel,

63 Do. three Epistles near the end of his life,


98 N. B. The times of writing the Epistle of James, and that of Jude, not so certainly known, but supposed






l'he (HOSPEL according to ST. MATTHEW.

name Emmanuel; which being interpreted, is,
The genealogy of Christ: 18 his conception God with us.
and birth : 21, 23 his names, with their 24. Then Joseph, being raised from sleep, did

as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and THÉ THE. book of the generation of Jesus took unto him his wife:

Christ, the son of David, the son of 25 And knew her not till she had brought Abraham.

forth her first-born son: and he called his name 2 Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Ja- JESUS. cob; and Jacob begat Judas and his brethren;

CHAP. JI. 3 And Judas begat Phares and Zara of 1 The wise man, coming to Christ, ll worship Thamar; and Phares begat Esrom; and Esrom him, and offer their presents. 14 Joseph bega Aram; And Aram begat Aminadab; and Amioa: Nucea, in the days of Herod the king, des

fleeth into Egypt with Jesus and Ma.

TOW of dab begat Naasson; and Naasson begat Salmon;

5 And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab; and hold, there came wise men from the east to Booz begat Obed of Ruth; and Obed begat Jesse; Jerusalem,

6 And Jesse begat David the king; and Da- 2 Saying, Where is he that is born King of vid the king begat Solomon of her that had been the Jers? for we have seen his star in the east, the wife of Urias;

and are come to worship him. 7 And Solomon begat Roboam; and Roboam 3 When Herod the king had heard these begat Abia; and Abia begat Asa;

things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem 8 And Asa begat Josaphat ; and Josaphat with him. begat Joram; and Joram berat Ozias;

4 And when he had gathered all the chief 9 And Ozias begat Joatham; and Joatham priests and scribes of the people together, he begat Achac: and Achaz begat Ezekias; demanded of them where Christ should be

10 And Ezekias begat Manasses; and Ma- born. Dasses begat Amon; and Amon begat Josias ; 5 And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of

1! And Josias begat Jechonias and his bre- Judez: for thus it is written by the prophet, thren, about the time they were carried away 6 And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, to Babylon:

art not the least among the prines of Juda: for 12 Agd after they were brought to Babylon, out of thee shall come a Governor, tbat shall Jechonias begat Salathiel; and Salathiel begat rule my people Israel. Zorobabel;

7 Then Herod, when he had privily called 13 Avd Zorobabel begat Abiud; and Abiud the wise men, inquired of them diligently what begat Eliakim; and Eliakim begat Azor; uime the star appeared.

14 And A zor begat Sadoc; and Sadoc begat 8 And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Achim; and Achim begat Eliud;

Gn and search diligently for the young child, 15 And Eliud begat Eleazar; and Eleazar and when ye have found him, bring me word begat Matthan; and Matthan begat Jacob; again, that I may come and worship him also

16 And Jacob begat Joseph the husband of 9 When they had heard the king, they deMary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called parted: and lo, the star, which they saw in the Christ.

east, went betore them, till it came and stood 17 So all the generations from Abraham to over where the young child was. David are fourteen generations; and from 10 When they saw the star, they rejoiced David until the carrying away into Babylor with exceeding great joy. are fourteen generations; and from the carry- 11 And when they were come into the horse, ing away into Babylon unto Christ are fourteen they saw the young child with Mary his generations.

mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: 18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on and when they had opened their treasures, this wize: When as his mother Mary was they presenteri unto him gifts; gold, and frankespoused to Joseph, before they came together, inrense, and myrrh. she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. 12 And being warned of God in a dream that

19 Then Joseph her husband, being a just they should not return to Herod, they departed man, and not willing to make her a public ex- into their own country another way. ample, was minded to put her away privily. 13 1 And when they were departed, belold,

20 But while he thought on these things, be- the angel of the Lord appearethto Joseph in a nold, the angel of the Lord appeared to him dream, saying, Arise, and take the young child in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, and his mother, and dee into Egypt, and be thou fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife; for there untill bring thee word: for Herod will that which is conceived in her is of the Holy seek the young child to destroy him. : Ghost.

14 When he arose, he took the young child 21 And she shall bring forth a son, and thou and his mother by night, and departed into shalt call his name JESUS : for he shall save Egypt: his people from their sins.

15 And was there until the death of Herod : 22 Now all wis was done, that it might be that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the the Lord by the prophet, saying, Out of Egypt prophet, saying,

have I called oiy son. 23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and 16 Then Herod, when he saw that he was Slall bring forth á son, and they shall call his mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth

Herod's cruelty

Orrisl is baptised anu sent furth, and slew all the children that, Jordan unto Jobo, to be baptized of him. were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts 14 But John forbad hin, saying, I have thereof, from two years old and under, ac- need to be baptized of thee, aprcomest thou to cording to the time which he had diligently me! inquired of the wise men.

15 And Jesus ansteling said unto him, Suffer i7 Then was fulwhed that which was spoken it to be so now: thus it berometh us to by jeremy the prophet, saying,

fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered 18 in Kama was there a voice heard, lamen-himn. » ta'ion, ani weeping, and great mourning, 16 And Jesus, when he was baptized, went

Ratie werping for ber children, and wouid up straightway out of the water: and In, the not be comforted, because they are not. heavens were opened unto him, and be saw the

19 But when Herod! was dead, behold, an Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lightangel of the Lord appeareth in a dream to Jo-ing upon him: sepa in Egypt,

17 And lo, á voice from heaven, saying, 20 Saying, Arise, and take the young child This is my beloved son, in whom I am well and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: pleased. for they are dead which sought the young child's

CHAP. IV. life.

1 Christ fasteth, is templed, and overcometh: 21 And he arose, and took the young child 17 beginneth to preach, and calleth some to be abit his mother, and came into the land of his disciples. Israel:

TVIEN was Jesus led up of the spirit into

T 32 But when he heard that Archelaus did the wilderness, to be tempted of the rei na Judea in the room of his father Herol. evil. he was afraid to go thither: notwithstanding, 2 And when he had fasted forty days and being. warned of God in a dream, he turned forty nights, he was afterward an hungrei. aside into the parts of Galilee:

3 And when the tempter came to bia, he 23 And he came and dwelt in a city alled said, If thou be the Son of God, command that Nazareth: that it might be fulfilled which these stones be made bread, was spoken by tbe prophets, He shall be called 4 But he answered and said, It is written, a Nazarene.

Man shall not live by bread alone, but by CHAP. IIL

every word that proceedeth out of tbe mouth 3 John preacheth: A his apparel, meat, and of God.

baptism. The fruits of repentance. 13 5 Then the devil taketh him up into the Christ baptized by John in Jordan.

holy city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the I N those days came Joho the Baptist, preach. temple, ing in the wilderness of Judea,

6. And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of 2 And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdoin God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He of heaven is at hand.

shall give his angels charge concerning thee, 3 For this is he that was spoken of by the and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one cry at any time thou dash thy foot against a ing in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of stone. the Lord, make his paths straight

7 Jesus said unto him, It is written again, 4 And the same John had his raiment of Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God. camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his 8 Again, the devil taketh him up into an ex. Joins: and his meat was locusts and wild ceeding high mountain, and shewethim allt boney.

the kingdoms of the world, and the glnry of 5 Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all them; Judea, and all the region round about Jordan, 9 And saith unto him, All these things will

6 And wem baptized of him in Jordan, con- give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship Messing their sins.

7 But vhen he saw many of the Pharisees 10 Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thes and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt wor. unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath ship the Lord thy God, and his ooly shalt thou warned you to

flee from the wrath to serve. come?

11 Then the devil leaveth him, and behold, 8 Bring forth therefore fruits meet for re- angels came and ministered unto him. pentance:

12 1 Now when Jesus had heard that Joho 9 And think not to say within yourselves, was cast into prison, he departed into GaliWe have Abraham to our father: for I say lee : unto you, that God is able of these stones to 13 And leaving Nazareth, he came and vaise up children unto Abraham.

dwelt in Capernaum, which is upon the sea 10 And now also the axe is laid unto the coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephtham root of the trees: therefore every tree which lim; bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, 14 That it might be fulfilled which has i and cast into the fure.

spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, 11 I indeed baptize you with water unto re- 15 The land of Zabulon, and the land of pentance: but he that cometh after me is Nephthalim, by the way of the sea, beyond Jor mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy dan, Galilee of the Gentiles; to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy 16 The people which sat in darkness saw Ghost, and with fire:

great light: aud to them which sat in the region 12 Wliose fan is in his hand, and he will and shadow of death light is sprung up. throughly purge his floor, and gather his iv heat 17 | From that time Jesus began to preach into the garner; but he will burn up the chat and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of heavenon with unquenchable rire.

is at hand. -13 Tben copatb rasys fromo Galilee to 18 T and Jesus, walking by the sea or do



e beginreth to preack.

Chap 1

His sermon on the mount. Blee, saw two brethren, Simon caller Peter, 17 Think not that I am come to destroy and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the the law or the prophets: I am not conie i Bea: for they were fishers.

de troy, but to fulal. 19 And he saith unto them, Follow me, and 18 For verily I say unto you, Till heave I will make you fishers of men.

and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in si 20 And they straightway left their pets, and wise pass from the law, till all be fuli ned. followed him.

19 Whosoever therefore shall break one of 21 And going on from thence, he gav other these least commandments, and shall teach mer two bretbren, James the son of Zebedee, and so, he shall be called the least in the kingrioni John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their of heaven: but w losoever shall do and teaci father, meading their pets: and ne called them, the same shall be called great in the them.

kingdom of heaven. 22 And they immediately left the ship and 20 For I say unto you, That except your their father, and followed him

righteousness shall exceed the righteousness o 23 And Jesus went about all Galilee, teach- the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in uo caz ing in their synagogues, and preaching the enter into the kingdom of heaven. gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner 21 Ye have heard that it was said hy then of sickness and all manner of disease among of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and who the people.

soever shall kill shall be in danger of the judg 24. And his fame went throughout all Sy- ment: ria: and they brought unto him all sick peo- 22 But I say unto you, That whosoever is ple that were taken with divers diseases and angry with his brother withont à cause shall be torments, and those which were possessed in danger of the juigment: and whosoeve with devils, and those which were lunatic, shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in dan and those that had the palsy; and he healed ger of the coupcil: but whosoever shal them.

say, Thou sool, -shall be in danger of hel 25 And there followed him great multitudes fire. of people froin Galilee, and from Decapolis, 23 Therefore, if thou bring tny gift to the ani from Jerusalem, ani from Judea, and from altar, and there rememberest that thy brother beyond Jordan.

hath aught against thee, CHAP. V.

24 leave cre thy gift before the altar, ane 8 Who are blessed. 13 The Apostles are the go thy way; tirst be reconciled to thy brother

salt of the earth, and light of the world. and then come and offer thy gift.

ND seeing the multitudes, he went up into 25 Agree with thine adversary quickly ciples came unto bim.

any time the adversary deliver thee to the 2 And he opened his mouth, and taught judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer them, saying,

and thou be cast into prison.' 3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs 26 Verily I say unto thee, Thou shalt by nc is the kingdom of heaven.

means come out thence, till thou hast paid the 4 Blessed are they that mourn : for they uttermost farthing. shall be comforted.

27 | Ye have heard that it was said by 5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall in-them of old time, Thou shalt not commi berit the earth.

adultery : 6 Blessed are they which do hunger and 28 But I say unto you, That whosoever thịrst after righteousness: for they shall be looketh on a woman to lust after ber, hatt filled.

committed adultery with her already in his 7 Blessed are the merciful: for wey shall heart. obtain mercy.

29 And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck 8 Blessed are the pure in heart: for they it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable shall see God.

for thee that one of thy members should perish 9 Blessed are the peace-makers: for they and not that thy whole body should be cast into shall be called the children of God.

hell. 10 Blessed are they which are persecuted 30 And if thy right hand offend thee, cuti for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the king off, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable dom of heaven.

for thee that one of thy members should perish 11 Blessed are ye, when men shall revile and pot that 83, nie hrdy should be east inte you, and persecute you, and shall say all man-heli Der of evil against you falsely, for my sake. 31 f beer sala, Whosoever shall pu

12 Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for away his wilt, let him give her a writing of di great is your reward in heaven: for iso perse - vorcement : cuted they the prophets which were before you. 32 But I say unto you, That whosoever

13 | Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be fornication, causeth her to commit adultery, salted ? it is thencefortli good for nothing, but and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of committeth adultery.

33 Again, ye have heard that it hath been 14 Ye are the light of the world. A city said by them of old time, Thou shalt not for that is set on an hill cannot be hid.

swear thyself, but shalt perform unto the lord 15 Neither do men light a candle, and put thine oaths : it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it 34 But I say unto you, Swear not at all giveth light unto all-that are in the house. neither by neaien; for it is God's throne:

16 Let your light so shine before men, that 35 Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool they may see your good works, and glorify neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the pour Father wbich is in heaven.

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