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10 And Ezekias begat ManasCHAPTER I. 1 The genealogy of Christ from Abrahain to
ses; and Manasses begat Amon; Joseph. 18 He was conceived by the Holy and Amon begat Josias; Ghost, and born of the Virgin Mary when she was espoused to Joseph. 19 The angel
11 And Josias begat Jechonisatisfieth
the misdeeming thoughts of Joseph, as and his brethren, about the and interpreteth the names of Christ.
time they were carried away to THE book of the generation Babylon:
of Jesus Christ, the son of 12 And after they were David, the son of Abraham. brought to Babylon, Jechonias
2 Abraham begat Isaac; and begat Salathiel; and Salathiel Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob | begat Zorobabel; begat Judas and his brethren; 13 And Zorobabel begat Abi
3 And Judas begat Phares ud; and Abiud begat Eliakim; and Zara of Thamar; and Pha- and Eliakim begat Azor; res begat Esrom; and Esrom 14 And Azor begat Sadoc; begat Aram;
and Sadoc begat Achim; and 4 And Aram begat Amina- Achim begat Eliud; dab; and Aminadab begat Na- 15 And Eliud begat Eleazar; asson; and Naasson begat Sal and Eleazar begat Matthan; mon;
and Matthan begat Jacob; 5. And Salmon begat Booz of 16 And Jacob begat Joseph Rachab; and Booz begat Obed the husband of Mary, of whom of Ruth; and Obed begat Jesse; was born Jesus, who is called
6 And Jesse begat David the Christ. king; and David the king be- 17 So all the generations from gat Solomon of her that had Abraham to David are fourteen been the wife of Urias;
generations; and from David 7 And Solomon begat Robo- until the carrying away into am; and Roboam begat Abia; Babylon are fourteen generaand Abia begat Asa;
tions; and from the carrying 8 And Asa begat Josaphat; away into Babylon unto Christ and Josaphat begat Joram; and are fourteen generations. Joram begat Ozias;
18 Now the birth of Jesus 9 And Ozias begat Joatham; | Christ was on this wise: When and Joatham begat Achaz; and as his mother Mary was es. Achaz begat Ezekias;
poused to Joseph, before they
Birth of Jesus.
The wise men came together, she was found the days of Herod the king, with child of the Holy Ghost. behold, there came wise men
19 Then Joseph her husband, from the east to Jerusalem, being a just man, and not will- 2 Saying, Where is he that ing to make her a public ex- is born King of the Jews? for ample, was minded to put her we have seen his star in the away privily.
east, and are come to worship 20 But while he thought on him. these things, behold, the angel 3 When Herod the king had of the Lord appeared unto him heard these things, he was trouin a dream, saying, Joseph, bled, and all Jerusalem with thou son of David, fear not to him. take unto thee Mary thy wife: 4 And when he had gathered for that which is conceived in all the chief priests and scribes her is of the Holy Ghost. of the people together, he de
21 And she shall bring forth manded of them where Christ a son, and thou shalt call his should be born. name JESUS: for he shall save 5 And they said unto him, In his people from their sins. Bethlehem of Judea: for thus
22 Now all this was done, that it is written by the prophet, it might be fulfilled which was | 6
6 And thou Bethlehem, in the spoken of the Lord by the pro- land of Juda, art not the least phet, saying,
among the princes of Juda: 23 Behold, a virgin shall be for out of thee shall come a with child, and shall bring forth Governor, that shall rule my a son, and they shall call his people Israel. name Emmanuel, which being 7 Then Herod, when he had interpreted is, God with us. privily called the wise men, in
24 Then Joseph being raised quired of them diligently what from sleep did as the angel of time the star appeared. the Lord had bidden him, and 8 And he sent them to Beth. took unto him his wife:
lehem, and said, Go and search 25 And knew her not till she diligently for the young child; had brought forth her firstborn and when ye have found him, son: and he called his name bring me word again, that I JESUS.
may come and worship him
also. 1 The wise men out of the east are directed to 9 When they had heard the and offer their presents. 14 Joseph fleeth king, they departed; and, lo, into Egypt, with Jesus and his mother. the star, which they saw in 16 Herod slayeth the children : 720 kimself the east, went before them, till 23 Christ is brought back again
it came and stood over where W when Jesus was born the young child was. in Bethlehem of Judea in 10 When they saw the star,
they rejoiced with exceeding | diligently inquired of the wise great joy.
11 1 And when they were 17 Then was fulfilled that come into the house, they saw which was spoken by Jeremy the young child with Mary the prophet, saying, his mother, and fell down, and 18 In Rama was there a worshipped him: and when voice heard, lamentation, and they had opened their treas- weeping, and great mourning, ures, they presented unto him Rachel weeping for her childgifts; gold, and frankincense, ren, and would not be comfortand myrrh.
ed, because they are not. 12 And being warned of God 19 But when Herod was in a dream that they should dead, behold, an angel of the not return to Herod, they de Lord appeareth in a dream to parted into their own country Joseph in Egypt, another way
20 Saying, Arise, and take 13 And when they were de- the young child and his moparted, behold, the angel of the ther, and go into the land of Lord appeareth to Joseph in a Israel: for they are dead which dream, saying, Arise, and take sought the young child's life. the young child and his mo- 21 And he arose, and took ther, and flee into Egypt, and the young child and his mobe thou there until I bring thee ther, and came into the land word: for Herod will seek the of Israel. . young child to destroy him. . 22 But when he heard that
14 When he arose, he took Archelaus did reign in Judea the young child and his mo- in the room of his father Herod, ther by night, and departed in he was afraid to go thither: to Egypt:
notwithstanding, being warn15 And was there until the ed of God in a dream, he turndeath of Herod: that it might ed aside into the parts of Gabe fulfilled which was spoken lilee: of the Lord by the prophet, say
23 And he came and dwelt in ing, Out of Egypt have I call- a city called Nazareth: that it ed my son.
might be fulfilled which was 16. Then Herod, when he spoken by the prophets, He saw that he was mocked of shall be called a Nazarene. the wise men, was exceeding
CHAPTER III. wroth, and sent forth, and
1. John preacheth: his office : life, and bapslew all the children that
tism. *7 He reprehendeth the Pharisees, 13 were in Bethlehem, and in all and baptizeth Christ in Jordan. the coasts thereof, from two those John years and under,
Baptistin ing to the time which he had. I wilderness of Judea,
John's preaching ST. MATTHEW,
Christ baptized. 2 And saying, Repent ye: for shall baptize you with the the kingdom of heaven is at Holy Ghost, and with fire: hand.
12 Whose fan is in his hand, 3 For this is he that was and he will thoroughly purge spoken of by the prophet Esai- his floor, and gather his wheat as, saying, The voice of one into the garner; but he will crying in the wilderness, Pre- burn up the chaff with un. pare ye the way of the Lord, quenchable fire. make his paths straight.
13 Then cometh Jesus from 4 And the same John had his Galilee to Jordan unto John, raiment of camel's hair, and a to be baptized of him. leathern girdle about his loins; 14 But John forbade him, say. and his meat was locusts and ing, I have need to be baptized wild honey.
of thee, and comest thou to me? 5 Then went out to him Jeru- 15 And Jesus answering said salem, and all Judea, and all unto him, Suffer it to be so now: the region round about Jordan, for thus it becometh us to ful
6 And were baptized of him fil all righteousness. Then he in Jordan, confessing their sins. suffered him.
7 T But when he saw many 16 And Jesus, when he was of the Pharisees and Sadducees baptized, went up straightway come to his baptism, he said out of the water: and, lo, the unto them, o generation of heavens were opened unto him, vipers, who hath warned you and he saw the Spirit of God to flee from the wrath to come? | descending like a dove, and
8 Bring forth therefore fruits lighting upon him: meet for repentance:
17 And lo a voice from hea. 9 And think not to say with-ven, saying, This is my belov. in yourselves, We have Abra- ed Son, in whom I am well ham to our father: for I say pleased. unto you, that God is able of
CHAPTER IV. these stones to raise up children 1 Christ fasteth, and is tempted. 11 The anunto Abraham.
gels minister unto him. “13 He dwelleth in 10 And now also the axe is
Capernaum, 17 beginneth to preach, 18 call
etli Peter, and Andrew, 21 James, and John, laid unto the root of the trees: therefore every tree which THEN was Jesus led up of bringeth not forth good fruit is the Spirit into the wil. hewn down, and cast into the derness to be tempted of the fire.
devil. 11 I indeed baptize you with 2 And when he had fasted water unto repentance: but forty days and forty nights, he he that cometh after me is was afterward a hungered. mightier than I, whose shoes 3 And when the tempter came I am not worthy to bear: he I to him, he said, If thou be the
23 and healeth all the diseased.
Christ is tempted.
CHAPTER IV. He beginneth to preach. Son of God, command that which is upon the sea coast, these stones be made bread. in the borders of Zabulon and
4 But he answered and said, Nephthalim: It is written, Man shall not 14 That it might be fulfilled live by bread alone, but by which was spoken by Esaias every word that proceedeth out the prophet, saying, of the mouth of God.
15 The land of Zabulon, and 5 Then the devil taketh him the land of Nephthalim, by the up into the holy city, and set- way of the sea, beyond Jordan, teth him on a pinnacle of the Galilee of the Gentiles; temple,
16 The people which sat in 6 And saith unto him, If thou darkness saw great light; and be the Son of God, cast thyself to them which sat in the region down: for it is written, He and shadow of death light is shall give his angels charge sprung up. concerning thee: and in their 17 | From that time Jesus hands they shall bear thee up, began to preach, and to say, lest at any time thou dash thy Repent: for the kingdom of foot against a stone.
heaven is at hand. 7 Jesus said unto him, It is 18 9 And Jesus, walking by written again, Thou shalt not the sea of Galilee, saw two tempt the Lord thy God. brethren, Simon called Peter,
8 Again, the devil taketh him and Andrew his brother, castup into an exceeding high ing a net into the sea : for they mountain, and sheweth him were fishers. all the kingdoms of the world, 19 And he saith unto them, and the glory of them; Follow me, and I will make
9 And saith unto him, All you fishers of men. these things will I give thee, 20 And they straightway left if thou wilt fall down and their nets, and followed him. worship me.
21 And going on from thence, 10 Then saith Jesus unto him, he saw other two brethren, Get thee hence, Satan: for it James the son of Zebedee, and is written, Thou shalt worship John bis brother, in a ship with the Lord thy God, and him Zebedee their father, mending only shalt thou serve.
their nets; and he called them. 11 Then the devil leaveth 22 And they immediately him, and, behold, angels came left the ship and their father, and ministered unto him. and followed him.
12 T Now when Jesus had 23 T And Jesus went about heard that John was cast into all Galilee, teaching in their prison, he departed into Galilee; synagogues, and preaching the
13 And leaving Nazareth, he gospel of the kingdom, and came and dwelt in Capernaum, l healing all manner of sick