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1 The Gospel according to Saint MATTHEW.


1 20 But while he thought on these things, M HE book of the generation of Jesus behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to

1 Christ, the son of David, the son of him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son Abraham.

of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary 2 Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac be-thy wife : for that which is conceived in gat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judas and his her is of the Holy Ghost. brethren;

| 21 And she shall bring forth a son, and 3 And Judas begat Phares and Zara of thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he Thamar; and Phares begat Esrom; and shall save his people from their sins. Esrom begat Aram;

| 22 Now all this was done, that it might 4 And Aram begat Aminadab; and be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord Aminadab begat Naasson; and Naasson by the prophet, saying, begat Salmon;

1 23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, 5 And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab; and shall bring forth a son, and they shall and Booz begat Obed of Ruth; and Obed call his name Emmanuel, which being inbegat Jesse;

terpreted is, God with us. 6 And Jesse begat David the king; 24 Then Joseph, being raised from sleep, and David the king begat Solomon of her did as the angel of the Lord had bidden that had been the wife of Urias;

him, and took unto him his wife: 7 And Solomon begat Roboam ; and 25 And knew her not till she had brought Roboam begat Abia; and Abia begat Asa; forth her first-born son: and he called his

8 And Asa begat Josaphat; and Josa. name JESUS. phat begat Joram; and Joram begat Ozias;

CHAP. II. 9 And Ozias begat Joatham; and Joa- INOW when Jesus was born in Bethletham begat Achaz; and Achaz begat I hem of Judea in the days of Herod Ezekias;

the king, behold, there came wise men from 10 And Ezekias begat Manasses; and the east to Jerusalem, Manasses begat Amon; and Amon begat 2 Saying, Where is he that is born King Josias ;

of the Jews ? for we have seen his star in 11 And Josias begat Jechonias and his the east, and are come to worship him. brethren, about the time they were carried 34 When Herod the king had heard these away to Babylon :

things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem 12 And after they were brought to Ba- with him. bylon, Jechonias begat Salathiel; and Sa-l 4 And when he had gathered all the lathies begat Zorobabel ;

chief priests and scribes of the people to13 And Zorobabel begat_Abiud ; and gether, he demanded of them where Christ Abiud begat Eliakim; and Eliakim begat should be born. Azor ;

15 And they said unto him, In Bethlehem 14 And Azor begat Sadoc; and Sadoc) of Judea : for thus it is written by the begat Achim; and Achim begat Eliud; prophet,

15 And Eliud begat Eleazar; and Elea- 6 And thou Bethlehem, in the land of zar begat Matthan; and Matthan begat Juda, art not the least among the princes Jacob;

of Juda : for out of thee shall come a Go16 And Jacob begat Joseph the husband vernor, that shall rule my people Israel. of Mary, of whom was bon Jesus, who is 7 Then Herod, when he had privily called Christ.

called the wise men, inquired of them dili17 So all the generations from Abraham gently what time the star appeared. to David are fourteen generations; and 8 And he sent them to Bethlehem, and from David until the carrying away into said, Go, and search diligently for the Babylon are fourteen generations; and young child; and when ye have found him, from the carrying away into Babylon unto bring me word again, that I may come and Christ are fourteen generations.

worship him also. 18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on 9 | When they had heard the king, they this wise: When as his mother Mary was departed ; and lo, the star, which they saw espoused to Joseph, before they came to- in the east, went before them, till it came gether, she was found with child of the and stood over where the young child was. Holy Ghost.

1 10 When they saw the star, they re19 Then Joseph her husband, being a joiced with exceeding great joy. just man, and not willing to make her a 11 [ And when they were come into the public example, was minded to put her house, they saw the young child with Mary away privily.

his mother, and fell down, and worshipped Christ brought out of Egypt. S. MATTHEW. Christ is baptized in Jordan. Him: and when they had opened their his loins; and his meat was locusts and treasures, they presented unto him gifts; wild honey. gold, and frankincense, and myrrh. 1 5 9 Then went out to him Jerusalem.

12 And being warned of God in a dream and all Judea, and all the region round that they should not return to Herod, they about Jordan, departed into their own country another 6 And were baptized of him in Jordan, way.

confessing their sins. 13 And when they were departed, be 7 But when he saw many of the Pharihold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to sees and Sadducees come to his baptism, Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take he said unto them, O generation of vipers, the young child and his mother, and flee who hath warned you to flee from the into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring wrath to come ? thee word : for Herod will seek the young 8 Bring forth therefore fruits meet for rechild to destroy him.

pentance: 14 When he arose, he took the young 9 And think not to say within yourselves, child and his mother by night, and depart. We have Abraham to our father: for I say ed into Egypt :

Junto you, That God is able of these stones 15 And was there until the death of He- to raise up children unto Abraham. rod : that it might be fulfilled which was 10 And now also the axe is laid unto the spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, root of the trees: therefore every tree which Out of Egypt have I called my Son. bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down,

16 | Then Herod, when he saw that he and cast into the fire. was mocked of the wise men, was exceed- 11 I indeed baptize you with water unto ing wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the repentance : but he that cometh after me children that were in Bethlehem, and in is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not all the coasts thereof, from two years old worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with and under, according to the time which he the Holy Ghost, and with fire : had diligently inquired of the wise men. 12 Whose fan is in his hand, and he

17 Then was fulfilled that which was will thoroughly purge his floor, and gather spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying, his wheat into the garner; but he will burn

18 In Rama was there a voice heard, la- up the chaff with unquenchable fire. mentation, and weeping, and great mourn- 13 | Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to ing, Rachel weeping for her children, and Jordan unto John, to be baptized of bim. would not be comforted, because they are 14 But John forbade him, saying, I bare not.

need to be baptized of thee, and comest 19 1 But when Herod was dead, behold, thou to me? an angel of the Lord appeareth in a dream 15 And Jesus answering said unto him, to Joseph in Egypt,

Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh 20 Saying, Arise, and take the young us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he child and his mother, and go into the land suffered him. of Israel : for they are dead which sought 16 And Jesus, when he was baptized, the young child's life.

went up straightway out of the water : and 21 And he arose, and took the young lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and child and his mother, and came into the he saw the Spirit of God descending like a land of Israel.

dove, and lighting upon him : 22 But when he heard that Archelaus! 17 And lo, a voice from heaven, saying, did reign in Judea in the room of his father This is my beloved Son, in whom I am Herod, he was afraid to go thither: not-well pleased. withstanding, being warned of God in a

CHAP. IV. dream, he turned aside into the parts of THEN was Jesus led up of the Spirit Galilee :

into the wilderness to be tempted of 23 And he came and dwelt in a city the devil. called Nazareth : that it might be fulfilled 2 And when he had fasted forty days which was spoken by the prophets, He and forty nights, he was afterward an shall be called a Nazarene.

hungered. CHAP. III.

13 And when the tempter came to him, TN those days came John the Baptist, he said, If thou be the Son of God, com

preaching in the wilderness of Judea, "mand that these stones be made bread. 2 And saying, Repent ye: for the king- 4 But he answered and said, It is written, dom of heaven is at hand.

Man shall not live by bread alone, but by 3 For this is he that was spoken of by every word that proceedeth out of the the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of mouth of God. one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye 5 Then the devil taketh him up into the the way of the Lord, make his paths holy city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of straight.

the temple, 4 And the same Jobn had his raiment 6 And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about of God, cast thyself down : for it is written,

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