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UNIVE

CALIFOIDE

THE GOSPEL

ACCORDING TO

ST. MATTHEW.

CHAPTER I.

15 And Eliud begat Eleazar; and The genealogy of Christ from Abraham

to Eleazar begat Matthan; and MatGhost, and born of the Virgin Mary when than begat Jacob; satisfieth the misdeeming thoughts of Joseph, husband of Mary, of whom was born

16 And Jacob begat Joseph the THesus christ

, the son of David,
THE book of the generation of Jesus, who is called Christ.

17 So all the generations from the son of Abraham.

Abraham to David are fourteen 2 Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac generations; and from David until begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judas the carrying away into Babylon are and his brethren;

fourteen generations;

and from the 3 And Judas begat Phares and carrying away into Babylon unto Zara of Thamar; and Phares begat Christ are fourteen generations. Esrom; and Esrom begat Aram; 18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ

4 And Aram begat Aminadab; was on this wise: When as his moand Aminadab begat Naason; and ther Mary was espoused to Joseph, Naason begat Salmon;

before they came together, she was 5 And Salmon begat Booz of Ra- found with child of the Holy Ghost. chab; and Booz begat Obed of Ruth; 19 Then Joseph her husband, being and Obed begat Jesse;

a just man, and not willing to make 6 And Jesse begat David the king; her a publick example, was minded and David the king begat Solomon to put her away privily. of her that had been the wife of 20 But while he thought on these Urias;

things, behold, the angel of the Lord 7 And Solomon begat Roboam; appeared unto him in a dream, sayand Roboam begat Abia; and Abia ing, Joseph, thou son of David, fear begat Asa;

not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: 8 And Asa begat Josaphat; and for that which is conceived in her is Josaphat begat Joram; and Joram of the Holy Ghost. begat Ozias;

21 And she shall bring forth a 9 And Ozias begat Joatham; and son, and thou shalt call his name Joatham begat Achaz; and Achaz JESUS: for he shall save his peobegat Ezekias;

ple from their sins. 10 And Ezekias begat Manasses; 22 Now all this was done, that it and Manasses begat Amon; and might be fulfilled which was spoken Amon begat Josias;

of the Lord by the prophet, saying, 11 And Josias begat Jechonias and 23 Behold, a virgin shall be with his brethren, about the time they child, and shall bring forth a son, and

arried away to Babylon: they shall call his name Emmanuel, 12 And after they were brought to which being interpreted is, God with Babylon, Jechonias begat Salathiel; us. and Salathiel begat Zorobabel; 24 Then Joseph being raised from

13 And Zorobabel begat Abiud; sleep did as the angel of the Lord and Abiud begat Eliakim ; and had bidden him, and took unto him Eliakim begat Azor;

his wife : 14 And Azor begat Sadoc; and 25 And knew her not till she had Sadoc begat Achim; and Achim brought forth her firstborn son : and begat Eliud;

he called his name JESUS.

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The wise men.
ST. MATTHEW.

Herod's cruelty.
CHAPTER II.

dream that they should not return 1 The wise men out of the east are directed to to Herod, they departed into their

Christ by a star. in They worship him, and offer their presents. 14 Joseph fleeth into

own country another way. Egypt, with Jesus and his mother. 16 Herod 13 And when they were departed, Christ is brought back again into Galilee to behold, the angel of the Lord ap.

peareth to Joseph in a dream, sayOW when Jesus was born in ing, Arise, and take the young child days of Herod the king, behold, and be thou there until I bring thee there came wise men from the east word: for Herod will seek the young to Jerusalem,

child to destroy him. 2 Saying, Where is he that is born

14 When he arose, he took the King of the Jews ? for we have seen young child and his mother by his star in the east, and are come to night, and departed into Egypt: worship him.

15 And was there until the death 3 When Herod the king had heard of Herod : that it might be fulfilled these things, he was troubled, and which was spoken of the Lord by all Jerusalem with him.

the prophet, saying, Out of Egypt 4 And when he had gathered all have I called my son. the chief priests and scribes of the 16 | Then Herod, when he saw people together, he demanded of that he was mocked of the wise them where Christ should be born. men, was exceeding wroth, and sent 5 And they said unto him, In forth, and slew all the children that Bethlehem of Judea : for thus it is were in Bethlehem, and in all the written by the prophet,

coasts thereof, from two years old 6 And thou Bethlehem, in the and under, according to the time land of Juda, art not the least among which he had diligently enquired of the princes of Juda : for out of thee the wise men. shall come a Governor, that shall 17 Then was fulfilled that which rule my people Israel.

was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, 7 Then Herod, when he had pri- saying, vily called the wise men, enquired 18 In Rama was there a voice of them diligently what time the heard, lamentation, and weeping, star appeared.

and great mourning, Rachel weep8 And he sent them to Bethlehem, ing for her children, and would not and said, Go and search diligently be comforted, because they are not. for the young child; and when ye 19 But when Herod was dead, have found him, bring me word behold, an angel of the Lord apagain, that I may come and worship peareth in a dream to Joseph in him also.

Egypt, 9 When they had heard the king, 20 Saying, Arise, and take the they departed; and, lo, the star, young child and his mother, and go which they saw in the east, went into the land of Israel : for they are before them, till it came and stood dead which sought the young child's over where the young child was. life.

10 When they saw the star, they 21 And he arose, and took the rejoiced with exceeding great joy. young child and his mother, and

ii And when they were come came into the land of Israel. into the house, they saw the young

22 But when he heard that Archechild with Mary his mother, and fell laus did reign in Judea in the room down, and worshipped him: and of his father Herod, he was afraid when they had opened their trea- to go thither : notwithstanding, sures, they presented unto him gifts; being warned of God in a dream, gold, and frankincense, and myrrh. he turned aside into the parts of 12 And being warned of God in a Galilee :

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ness.

John Baptist preacheth. CHAPTER IV. Christ fusteth and is tempted.

23 And he came and dwelt in a ner; but he will burn up the chaff city called Nazareth : that it might with unquenchable fire. be fulfilled which was spoken by 13 | Then cometh Jesus from the prophets, He shall be called a Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be Nazarene.

baptized of him.

14 But John forbad him, saying, I CHAPTER III.

have need to be baptized of thee, and 1 John preacheth: his office: life, and baptism, 7 He reprehendeth the Pharisees, 13 and

comest thou to me? baptizeth Christ in Jordan.

15 And Jesus answering said unto those days came John the him, Suffer it to be so now : for thus Baptist, preaching in the wilder- it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness of Judea,

Then he suffered him. 2 And saying, Repent ye: for the 16 And Jesus, when he was bapkingdom of heaven is at hand. tized, went up straightway out of

3 For this is he that was spoken the water: and, lo, the heavens were of by the prophet Esaias, saying, opened unto him, and he saw the The voice of one crying in the wil- | Spirit of God descending like a dove, derness, Prepare ye the way of the and lighting upon him: Lord, make his paths straight. 17 And lo a voice from heaven,

4 And the same John had his rai- saying, This is my beloved Son, in ment of camel's hair, and a leathern whom I am well pleased. girdle about his loins; and his meat

CHAPTER IV. was locusts and wild honey.

i Christ fasteth, and is tempted. 11 The angels 5 Then went out to him Jerusalem, minister unto him. 13 He dwelleth in Caper; and all Judea, and all the region

naum, 17 beginneth to preach, 18 calleth

Peter, and Andrew, 21 James, and John, 23 round about Jordan,

and healeth all the diseased, 6 And were baptized of him in THEN was Jesus led up of the Jordan, confessing their sins.

spirit into the wilderness to be 7 But when he saw many of the tempted of the devil. Pharisees and Sadducees come to 2 And when he had fasted forty his baptism, he said unto them, O days and forty nights, he was aftergeneration of vipers, who hath warn- ward an hungred. ed you to flee from the wrath to 3 And when the tempter came to come ?

him, he said, If thou be the Son of 8 Bring forth therefore fruits meet God, command that these stones be for repentance:

made bread. 9 And think not to say within 4 But he answered and said, It is yourselves, We have Abraham to written, Man shall not live by bread our father: for I say unto you, that alone, but by every word that proGod is able of these stones to raise ceedeth out of the mouth of God. up children unto Abraham.

5 Then the devil taketh him up 10 And now also the ax is laid into the holy city, and setteth him unto the root of the trees: therefore on a pinnacle of the temple, every tree which bringeth not forth 6 And saith unto him, If thou be good fruit is hewn down, and cast the Son of God, cast thyself down: into the fire.

for it is written, He shall give his 11 I indeed baptize you with water angels charge concerning thee: and unto repentance: but he that cometh in their hands they shall bear thee after me is mightier than I, whose up, lest at any time thou dash thy shoes I am not worthy to bear: he foot against a stone. shall baptize you with the Holy 7 Jesus said unto him, It is written Ghost, and with fire:

again, Thou shalt not tempt the 12 Whose fan is in his hand, and Lord thy God. he will throughly purge his floor, 8 Again, the devil taketh him up and gather his wheat into the gar- into an exceeding high mountain,

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and

Christ calleth Peter, &c. Sr. MATTHEW. Christ's sermon in the mount.
and sheweth him all the kingdoms | gogues, and preaching the gospel
of the world, and the glory of them; of the kingdom, and healing all

9 And saith unto him, All these manner of sickness and all manner
things will I give thee, if thou wilt of disease among the people.
fall down and worship me.

24 And his fame went throughout 10 Then saith Jesus unto him, all Syria : and they brought unto Get thee hence, Satan : for it is him all sick people that were taken written, Thou shalt worship the with divers diseases and torments, Lord thy God, and him only shalt and those which were possessed thou serve.

with devils, and those which were 11 Then the devil leaveth him, and, lunatick, and those that had the behold, angels came and ministered palsy; and he healed them. unto him.

25 And there followed him great 12 Now when Jesus had heard multitudes of people from Galilee, that John was cast into prison, he and from Decapolis, and from Jerudeparted into Galilee;

salem, and from Judea, and from 13 And leaving Nazareth, he came beyond Jordan. and dwelt in Capernaum, which is

CHAPTER V. upon the sea coast, in the borders

i Christ beginneth his sermon in the mount : 3 of Zabulon and Nephthalim :

declaring who are blessed, 13 who are the salt 14 That it might be fulfilled which of the earth, 14 the light of the world, the city

on an hill, 15 the candle : 17 that he came to was spoken by Esaias the prophet, fulfil the law. 21 What it is to kill, 27 to

commit adultery, 33 to swear: 38 exhorteth saying,

to suffer wrong, 44 to love even our enemies, 15 The land of Zabulon, and the 48 and to labour after perfectness. land of Nephthalim, by the way of AND seeing the multitudes, he the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles;

when he was set, his disciples came 16 The people which sat in dark- unto him : ness saw great light; and to them 2 And he opened his mouth, and which sat in the region and shadow taught them, saying, of death light is sprung up.

3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: 17 | From that time Jesus began for their's is the kingdom of heaven. to preach, and to say, Repent: for 4 Blessed are they that mourn: the kingdom of heaven is at hand. for they shall be comforted.

18 | And Jesus, walking by the 5 Blessed are the meek: for they
sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, shall inherit the earth.
Simon called Peter, and Andrew 6 Blessed are they which do hun-
his brother, casting a net into the ger and thirst after righteousness:
sea : for they were fishers. for they shall be filled.

19 And he saith unto them, Follow 7 Blessed are the merciful: for
me, and I will make you fishers of they shall obtain mercy.

8 Blessed are the pure in heart : 20 And they straightway left their for they shall see God. nets, and followed him.

9 Blessed are the peacemakers: 21 And going on from thence, he for they shall be called the children saw other two brethren, James the of God. son of Zebedee, and John his bro- 10 Blessed are they which are perther, in a ship with Zebedee their secuted for righteousness' sake: for father, mending their nets; and he their's is the kingdom of heaven. called them.

11 Blessed are ye, when men shall 22 And they immediately left the revile you, and persecute you, and ship and their father, and followed shall say all manner of evil against him.

you falsely, for my sake. 23 | And Jesus went about all 12 Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: Galilee, teaching in their syna- for great is your reward in heaven:

men.

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