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Luke 6:27–8:25

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27 But I say unto you which hear, kLove your enemies, do good to them which hate you, 28 Bless them that curse you, and kpray for them which despitefully use you. 29 And lunto him that smiteth thee on the one cheek offer also the other; mand him that taketh away thy cloke forbid not to take thy coat also. 30 Give to every man that asketh of thee; and of him that taketh away thy goods ask them not again. 31 And nas ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise. 32 oFor if ye love them which love you, what pthank have ye? for qsinners also love those that love them. 33 And if ye do good to them which do good to you, what pthank have ye? for qsinners also do even the same. 34 rAnd if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what pthank have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again. 35 But slove ye your enemies, and do good, and rlend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and tye shall be the children of uthe Highest: for he is xkind unto the unthankful and to the evil. 36 Be ye therefore ymerciful, as your Father also is ymerciful. 37 zJudge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: aforgive, and ye shall be forgiven: 38 bGive, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your cbosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.

39 And he spake a parable unto them, dCan the blind lead the blind? shall they not both fall into the ditch? 40 eThe disciple is not above his master: but every one ||that is fperfect shall be as his master. 41 zAnd why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thine own eye? 42 Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not the beam that is in thine own eye? Thou hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou see clearly to pull out the mote that is in thy brother’s eye. 43 gFor a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt fruit; neither doth a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. 44 hFor every tree is known by his own fruit. For of thorns men do not gather figs, nor of a bramble bush gather they grapes. 45 iA good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: kfor of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.

46 lAnd why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say? 47 Whosoever cometh to me, and mheareth my sayings, and doeth them, I will shew you to whom he is like: 48 He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock. 49 But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that nwithout a foundation built an house nupon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.

7 Now when he had ended all his sayings in the audience of the people, ahe entered into Capernaum. And a certain centurion’s servant, who was bdear unto him, was sick, and ready to die. And when he heard of Jesus, he sent unto him cthe elders of the Jews, beseeching him that he would come and dheal his servant. And when they came to Jesus, they besought him einstantly, saying, That he was worthy for whom he should do this: fFor he loveth our nation, and he hath built us a synagogue. Then Jesus went with them. And when he was now not far from the house, the centurion sent cfriends to him, saying unto him, Lord, gtrouble not thyself: for I am not worthy that thou shouldest enter under my roof: Wherefore neither thought I myself worthy to come unto thee: but say in a word, and my servant shall be healed. For I also am a man set under authority, having under me soldiers, and I say unto one, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it. When Jesus heard these things, he marvelled at him, and turned him about, and said unto the people that followed him, I say unto you, I have not found hso great faith, no, not in Israel. 10 And they that were sent, returning to the house, found the servant whole that had been sick.

11 And it came to pass the day after, that he went into a city called Nain; and many of his disciples went with him, and much people. 12 Now when he came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, ithe only son of his mother, and she was a widow: and much people of the city was with her. 13 And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her, and said unto her, Weep not. 14 And he came and touched the ||kbier: and they that bare him stood still. And he said, Young man, I say unto thee, lArise. 15 And he that was dead sat up, and began to speak. And he delivered him to his mother. 16 mAnd there came a fear on all: and nthey glorified God, saying, That a great oprophet is risen up among us; and, pThat God hath visited his people. 17 And this rumour of him went forth throughout all Judaea, and throughout all the region round about.

18 qAnd the disciples of John shewed him of all these things. 19 And John calling unto him two of his disciples sent them to Jesus, saying, Art thou he that should come? or look we for another? 20 When the men were come unto him, they said, John Baptist hath sent us unto thee, saying, Art thou he that should come? or look we for another? 21 And in that same hour he cured many of their infirmities and rplagues, and of evil spirits; and unto many that were blind he sgave sight. 22 Then Jesus answering said unto them, Go your way, and tell John what things ye have seen and heard; how that the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the poor the gospel is preached. 23 And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me. 24 And when the messengers of John were departed, he began to speak unto the people concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness for to see? A reed shaken with the wind? 25 But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? Behold, they which are gorgeously apparelled, and live delicately, are in kings’ courts. 26 But what went ye out for to see? A prophet? Yea, I say unto you, and much more than a prophet. 27 This is he, of whom it is written, tBehold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee. 28 For I say unto you, Among those that are born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist: but he that is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he. 29 And all the people that heard him, and the publicans, ujustified God, wbeing baptized with xthe baptism of John. 30 But the Pharisees and ylawyers ||rejected zthe counsel of God ||against themselves, being not baptized of him.

31 And the Lord said, Whereunto then shall I liken the men of this generation? and to what are they like? 32 They are like unto children sitting in the marketplace, and calling one to another, and saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned to you, and ye have not wept. 33 For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine; and ye say, He hath a devil. 34 The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners! 35 But wisdom is ujustified of all her children.

36 aAnd one of the Pharisees desired him that he would eat with him. And he went into the Pharisee’s house, and sat down to meat. 37 And, behold, a woman in the city, which was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee’s house, brought ban alabaster box of ointment, 38 And stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did cwipe them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment. 39 Now when the Pharisee which had bidden him saw it, he spake within himself, saying, dThis man, if he were ea prophet, would have known who and what manner of woman this is that toucheth him: for she is a sinner. 40 And Jesus fanswering said unto him, Simon, I have somewhat to say unto thee. And he saith, Master, say on. 41 There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred ||pence, and the other fifty. 42 And when they had nothing to pay, he gfrankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most? 43 Simon answered and said, I suppose that he, to whom he forgave most. And he said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged. 44 And he turned to the woman, and said unto Simon, Seest thou this woman? I entered into thine house, hthou gavest me no water for my feet: but ishe hath washed my feet with tears, and cwiped them with the hairs of her head. 45 kThou gavest me no kiss: but this woman since the time I came in hath not ceased to kiss my feet. 46 lMy head with oil thou didst not anoint: but this woman hath anointed my feet with ointment. 47 Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she mloved much: but to whom little is forgiven, the same loveth little. 48 And he said unto her, nThy sins are forgiven. 49 And they that sat at meat with him began to say within themselves, oWho is this that forgiveth sins also? 50 And he said to the woman, pThy mfaith hath qsaved thee; rgo in peace.

8 And it came to pass afterward, that he went throughout every city and village, preaching and shewing the glad tidings of the kingdom of God: and the twelve were with him, And acertain women, which had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary called bMagdalene, cout of whom went seven devils, And dJoanna the wife of Chuza eHerod’s fsteward, and Susanna, and many

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ver. 35. See Matt. 5:44.

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ver. 35. See Matt. 5:44.

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Ecclus. 20:16. ver. 33, 34 (Gk. and English).

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Comp. Matt. 5:46, 47.

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Ecclus. 20:16. ver. 33, 34 (Gk. and English).

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Comp. Matt. 5:46, 47.

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Ecclus. 20:16. ver. 33, 34 (Gk. and English).

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ver. 27.

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See ch. 1:32.

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James 5:11 (Gk.).

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James 5:11 (Gk.).

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Ver. 37, 38, 41, 42, Matt. 7:1–5

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Gk. as ch. 22:68. Acts 3:13, or as Ecclus. 28:2, comparing Matt. 6:14?

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c

See Ps. 79:12.

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Or, shall be perfected as his master.

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Ver. 37, 38, 41, 42, Matt. 7:1–5

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Ver. 43, 44, Matt. 7:16, 18.

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[Gr. a grape.] Matt. 7:16.

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To ver. 49, Matt. 7:24–27.

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Comp. Matt. 7:26.

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Comp. Matt. 7:26.

a

To ver. 10, Matt. 8:5–13.

b

Phil. 2:29 (Gk.).

c

So ver. 6. Comp. Matt. 8:5.

d

Gk. as Matt. 14:36.

e

Tit 3:13 (Gk.). Acts 26:7 (English).

f

Comp. ch. 5:14. & 19:9. See Ex. 18:4.

c

So ver. 6. Comp. Matt. 8:5.

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[Gr. this man]. Matt. 8:9.

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ver. 50. See Matt. 9:2.

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ch. 8:42 (Gk.). & 9:38. Comp. Heb. 11:17.

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Or, coffin.

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l

See Mark 5:41.

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So ch. 1:65. Acts 2:43.

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ver. 39. See John 6:14.

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See ch. 1:68.

q

To ver. 35, Matt. 11:2–19.

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See Mark 5:29.

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See ver. 42.

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Cited from Mal. 3:1.

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ver. 35.

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ch. 3:12. So Matt. 21:32.

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Or, frustrated. See Mark 7:9 marg.

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Or, within themselves. Rather as Eph. 5:32.

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ver. 35.

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c

ver. 44. John 11:2. & 12:3. So John 13:5.

d

So ch. 15:2.

e

ver. 16.

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See Matt. 9:4?

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g

Rom. 8:32 (Gk.). Also ver. 21, 43. Acts 25:11, 16. & 27:24 in the Gk.

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ver. 38.

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ver. 44. John 11:2. & 12:3. So John 13:5.

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See Ps. 23:5.

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See Matt. 9:2.

o

Comp. Matt. 9:3? or Mark 2:12. ch. 8:25?

p

ver. 9. See Matt. 9:2.

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q

See Mark 10:52 marg.

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See ch. 8:48.

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Mark 16:9. So ver. 35, 38 (Gk.).

d

ch. 24:10.

e

See ch. 3:1. Comp. Matt. 14:2.

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