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liverance; that they might obtain dealeth with you as with sons: a better resurrection :

for what son is he whom the 36 And others had trial of cruel father chasteneth not? mockings and scourgings, yea, 8 But if ye be without chastisemoreover of bonds and imprison- ment, whereof all are partakers, ment:

then are ye bastards, and not sons f 37 They were stoned, they were 9 Furthermore, we have had sawn asunder, were tempted, were fathers of our flesh which corslain with the sword: they wan- rected us, and we gave them te dered about in sheep-skins, and verence: shall we not much ragoat-skins; being destitute, afflict- ther be in subjection unto the ed, tormented;

Father of spirits and live? 38 (Of whom the world was not 6 10 For they verily for a few worthy :) they wandered in de days chastened us after their own serts, and in mountains, and in pleasure ; but he for our profit, dens and caves of the earth. that we might be partakers of his

39 And these all, having ob- holiness. tained a good report through faith, b 11 Now no chastening for the received not the promise:

present seemeth to be joyous, but b 40 God having provided some grievous: nevertheless, afterward better thing for us, that they it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of without us should not be made righteousness uuto them which perfect.

are exercised thereby CHAP XII.

d 12 Wherefore lift up the hands d W HEREFORE, seeing we which hang down, and the feeble

V also are compassed about kn with so great a cloud of witnesses, l 13 And make straight paths for let us lay aside every weight, and your feet, lest that which is lame the sin which doth so easily beset be turned out of the way ; but let us, and let us run with patience it rather be healed. the race that is set before us, d 14 Follow peace with all me,

2 Looking unto Jesus the author and holiness, without which 10 and finisher of our faith ; who, for man shall see the Lord : the joy that was set before him,d 15 Looking diligently, lest an endured the cross, despising the man fail of the grace of God; les shame, and is set down at the any root of bitterness springing right hand of the throne of God. up, trouble you, and thereby many e 3 For consider him that endur- be defiled; ed such contradiction of sinners 16 Lest there be any fornicator, against himself, lest ye be wearied or profane person, as Esau, who and faint in your minds.

for one morsel of meat sold his 4 Ye have not yet resisted unto birthright. blood, striving against sin. 1817 For ye know how that after

5 And ye have forgotten the ward, when he would have inhe. exhortation which speaketh unto rited the blessing, he was rejectyou as unto children, My son, de-ed: for he found no place of respise not thou the chastening of pentance, though he sought it the Lord, nor faint when thou art carefully with tears. rebuked of him:

Is 18 For ye are not come unto b 6 For whom the Lord loveth he the mount that might be touch. chasteneth, and scourgeth every ed, and that burned with fire, nor son whom he receiveth.. unto blackness, and darkness, and - 7 If ye endure chastening, God tempest,

19 And the sound of a trumpet,) tertain strangers: for thereby some and the voice of words ; which have entertained angels unawares. voice they that heard, entreated d 3 Remember them that are in that the word should not be bonds, as bound with them; and spoken to them any more:

them which suffer adversity, as 20 (For they could not endure being yourselves also in the body. that which was commanded, And 4 Marriage is honourable in all, if so much as a beast touch the and the bed undefiled: but whoremountain, it shall be stoned, or mongers and adulterers God will thrust through with a dart: judge.

21 And so terrible was the sight, a 5 Let your conversation be withthat Moses said, I exceedingly fear out covetousness; and be content and quake:)

with such things as ye have: for t 22 But ye are come unto mounts he hath said, I will never leave Sion, and unto the city of the thee, nor forsake thee. living God, the heavenly Jerusa- 6 So that we may boldly say, lem, and to an innumerable com- The Lord is my helper, and I pany of angels,

I will not fear what man shall do 23 To the general assembly and unto me. church of the first-born, which d 7 Remember them which have are written in heaven, and to God the rule over you, who have the Judge of all, and to the spirits spoken unto you the word of God: of just men made perfect, whose faith follow, considering t 24 And to Jesus the Mediator the end of their conversation : of the new covenant, and to the t* 8 Jesus Christ the same yesterblood of sprinkling, that speaketh day, and to-day, and for ever. better things than that of Abel. ld 9 Be not carried about with dip 25 See that ye refuse not him that vers and strange doctrines: for it speaketh. For if they escaped not is a good thing that the heart be who refused him that spake on established with grace ; not with earth, much more shall not we meats, which have not profited escape, if we turn away from him them that have been occupied that speaketh from heaven: therein.

26 Whose voice then shook the 10 We have an altar, whereof earth: but now he hath promised, they have no right to eat which saying, Yet once more I shake not serve the tabernacle. the earth only, but also heaven. 11 For the bodies of those beasts, go 27 And this word, Yet once whose blood is brought into the more, signifieth the removing of sanctuary by the high priest for those things that are shaken, as sin, are burned without the of things that are made, that those camp. things which cannot be shaken t 12 Wherefore Jesus also, that may remain.

The might sanctify the people with d 28 Wherefore we receiving a his own blood, suffered without kingdom which cannot be moved, the gate. let us have grace, whereby we d 13 Let us go forth therefore unto may serve God acceptably, with him without the camp, bearing reverence and godly fear ;

his reproach. t 29. For our God is a consuming 14 For here have we no con

tinuing city, but we seek one to CHAP. XIII.

come. 07 ET brotherly love continue. d 15 By him therefore let us offer 12d2 Be not forgetful to en-| the sacrifice of praise to God con

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tinually, that is, the fruit of our of the sheep, through the blood of lips, giving thanks to his name. the everlasting covenant, 6 16 But to do good, and to 6 21 Make you perfect in every communicate, forget not: for good work, to do his will, want with such sacrifices God is well ing in you that which is well pleased.

pleasing in his sight, through Je d. 17 Obey them that have the sus Christ; to whom be glory far rule over you, and submit your ever and ever. selves: for they watch for your 22 And I beseech you, brethret souls, as they that must give ac- suffer the word of exhortation: count, that they may do it with for I have written a letter uns joy, and not with grief: for that is you in few words. unprofitable for you.

[ 23 Know ye, that our brothe d 18 Pray for us: for we trust we | Timothy is set at liberty ; with have a good conscience, in all / whom, if he come shortly, I wil things willing to live honestly see you.

19 But I beseech you the rather 24 Salute all them that have to do this, that I may be restored the rule_over you, and all the to you the sooner.

saints. They of Italy salute you + 20 Now the God of peace, that|6 25 Grace be with you all. Amen brought again from the dead our | Written to the Hebrews from Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd Italy, by Timothy.

1 The General Epistle of JAMES. CHAP. I.

l ¿ 10 But the rich, in that he is TAMES, a servant of God and made low: because as the flower

of the Lord Jesus Christ, to of the grass he shall pass away. the twelve tribes which are scat- 11 For the sun is no sooner risen tered abroad, greeting.

with a burning heat, but it wither d 2 My brethren, count it all joy eth the grass, and the flower when ye fall into divers tempta- thereof falleth, and the grace of tions ;

the fashion of it perisheth : so also 63 Knowing this, that the trying shall the rich man fade away in of your faith worketh patience. This ways.

4 But let patience have her per- 6 12 Blessed is the man that extfect work; that ye may be perfect dureth temptation : for when the and entire, wanting nothing is tried, he shall receive the crown d 5 If any of you lack wisdom, let of life, which the Lord hath prohim ask of God, that giveth to all mised to them that love him. men liberally, and upbraideth not; t 13 Let no man say when he is and it shall be given him.

tempted, I am tempted of God: 6 But let him ask in faith, no- for God cannot be tempted with thing wavering. For he that wa- evil, neither tempteth he any man:

like a wave of the sea p 14 But every man is tempted. driven with the wind and tossed. when he is drawn away of his

7 For let not that man think own lust, and enticed. that he shall receive any thing of t 15 Then, when lust hath conthe Lord.

ceived, it bringeth forth sin ; and t 8 A double-minded man is un-sin, when it is finished, bringeth stable in all his ways.

forth death. d 9 Let the brother of low degree 16 Do not err, my beloved rejoice in that he is exalted : brethren.

[ 17 Every good gift and every in goodly apparel, and there perfect gift is from above, and come in also a poor man in vile cometh down from the Father of raiment ; lights, with whom is no variable- 3 And ye have respect to him ness, neither shadow of turning. that weareth the gay clothing, ť 18 Of his own will begat he us and say unto him, Sit thou here with the word of truth, that we in a good place; and say to the should be a kind of first-fruits of poor, Stand thou there, or sit here his creatures.

under my footstool : d 19 Wherefore, my beloved bre- 4 Are ye not then partial in thren, let every man be swift to yourselves, and are become judges hear, slow to speak, slow to lof evil thoughts? wrath:

It 5 Hearken, my beloved bre20 For the wrath of man work-thren, Hath not God chosen the eth not the righteousness of God. poor of this world rich in faith d 21 Wherefore lay apart all file and heirs of the kingdom which thiness, and superfluity of naugh- he hath promised to them that tiness, and receive with meekness love him? the ingrafted word, which is able 6 But ye have despised the to save your souls.

I poor. Do not rich men oppress d 22 But be ye doers of the word, you, and draw you before the and not hearers only, deceiving judgment-seat? your own selves.

Do not they blaspheme that 23 For if any be a hearer of the worthy name by the which ye are word, and not a doer, he is like called ? unto a man beholding his naturalle 8 If ye fulfil the royal law acface in a glass :

cording to the scriptures, Thou 24 For he beholdeth himself, shalt love thy neighbour as thyand goeth his way, and straight-self, ye do well: way forgetteth what manner of 9 But if ye have respect to perman he was.

sons, ye commit sin, and are b 25 But whoso looketh into the convinced of the law as transperfect law of liberty, and con- Igressors. tinueth therein, he being not a for- i 10 For whosoever shall keep getful hearer, but a doer of the the whole law, and yet offend in work, this man shall be blessed in one point, he is guilty of all.

11 For he that said, Do not 26 If any man among you seem commit adultery ; said also, Do to be religious, and bridleth not not kill. Now, if thou commit no his tongue, but deceiveth his own adultery, yet if thou kill, thou heart, this man's religion is vain. art become a transgressor of the e 27 Pure religion and undefiled law. before God and the Father is this, 12 So speak ye, and so do, as To visit the fatherless and widows they that shall be judged by the in their affliction, and to keep him- iaw of liberty. self unspotted from the world. t 13 For he shall have judgment CHAP. II. .

without mercy that hath shewed PTTY brethren, have not the no mercy ; and mercy rejoiceth

Il faith of our Lord Jesus against judgment. Christ, the Lord of glory, with 14 What doth it profit, my bre. respect of persons.

thren, though a man say he hath 2 For if there come unto your faith, and have not works ? can assembly, a man with a gold ring, faith save him ?

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15 If a brother or sister be and able also to bridle the whole naked, and destitute of daily body. food,

Ji 3 Behold, we put bits in the 16 And one of you say unto horses' mouths, that they may them, Depart in peace, be ye obey us; and we turn about their warmed and filled ; notwithstand-whole body. ing ye give them not those things i 4 Behold also the ships, which, which are needful to the body ; though they be so great, and are what doth it profit ?

driven of fierce winds, vet are t 17 Even so faith, if it hath not they turned about with a very works, is dead, being alone. small helın, withersoever the go

18 Yea, a man may say, Thou vernor listeth. hast faith, and I have works: 5 Even so the tongue is a little shew me thy faith without thy member, and boasteth great things works, and I will shew thee my Behold, how great a matter a littke faith by my works.

fire kindleth ! t 19 Thou believest that there is t 6 And the tongue is a fire, a one God; thou doest well: the world of iniquity : so is the tongue devils also believe, and tremble. among our members, that it de

20 But wilt thou know, ( vain fileth the whole body, and setterh man, that faith without works is on fire the course of nature ; and dead ?

it is set on fire of hell. 21 Was not Abraham our father 7 For every kind of beasts, and justified by works, when he had (of birds, and of serpents, and of offered Isaac his son upon the things in the sea, is tamed, and altar ?

hath been tamed of mankind: t 22 Seest thou how faith wrought f8 But the tongue can no man with his works, and by works was tame; it is an unruly evil, full of faith made perfect ?

deadly poison. 23 And the scripture was fulfill 9 Therewith bless we God, ever. led, which saith, Abraham be- the Father ; and therewith curse lieved God, and it was imputed we men, which are made after the unto him for righteousness: and similitude of God. he was called the Friend of God. p 10 Out of the same mouth PTO

24 Ye see then how that by ceedeth blessing and cursing. MIT works a man is justified, and not brethren, these things ought not so by faith only.

to be. 25 Likewise also was not Rabab 11 Doth a fountain send forte the harlot justified by works, at the same place sweet water and when she had received the mes- bitter? sengers, and had sent them out i 12 Can the fig-tree, my bre another way?

thren, bear olive-berries ? either a t 26 For as the body without the vine, figs? so can no fountain both spirit is dead, so faith without yield salt water and fresh. works is dead also.

13 Who is a wise man and enCHAP. III.

dued with knowledge among you? p MrY brethren, be not many let him shew out of a good con

I l masters, knowing that we versation his works with meek. shall receive the greater condem-ness of wisdom. nation.

1p 14 But if ye have bitter envying 2 For in many things we offend and strife in your hearts, glory all. If any man offend not in not, and lie not against the truth. word, the same is a perfect man,/ 15 This wisdom descendeth not

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