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received the two, gained other two. I shall be given, and he shall abound:

-18 But he that had received the but from him that hath not, that one, going his way digged into the also which he seemeth to have shall earth; and hid his lord's money..

19 Büt after a long time the 80 And the unprofitable servant lord of those servants came, and cast ye out into the exterior dark reckoned with them.

ness. There shall be weeping and 20. And he that had received the gnashing of teeth. five talents coming, brought other 31 And when the Son of man five talents, saying : Lord, thou shall come in his majesty, and all. didst deliver to me five talents, be- the angels with him, then shall he hold I have gained other five over sit upon the seat of his majesty : and above.

32 And all nations, shall be

ga21 His lord said to him: Well thered together before him, and he: done, good and faithful servant, be shall separate them one from anocause thou hast been faithful over ther, as the shepherd separateth a few things I will place thee over the sheep from the goats : many things : enter thou into the

33 And he shall set the sheep oni joy of thy lord.

his right hand, but the goats on his 22 And he also that had received left. the two talents came and said : 84 Then shall the king say to Lord, thou deliveredst two talents them that shall be on his right to me, behold I have gained other hand : Come, ye blessed of my! two,

Father, possess you the kingdom 23 His lord said to him : Well prepared for you from the founda; done, good and faithful servant: betion of the world. -cause thou hast been faithful over 35 For I was hungry, and you :a few things, 1. will place thee oyer gave me to eat: I was thirsty, and many things : enter thou into the you gave me to drink : I was a joy of thy lord.

stranger, and you took me in : 24 But he that had received the 36 Naked, and you covered me: one talent, came and said : -Lord, I sick, and you visited me: I was in know that thou art a hard 'man; prison, and you came to me. thou reapest where thou hast not 37 Then shall the just answer sown, and gatherest where thou him, saying : Lord, when did we hast not strewed.

see thee hungry, and fed thee, 25 And being afraid went and thirsty, and gave thee drink ? : hid thy talent in the earth: behold 38 And when did we see thee a here thou hast that which was thine. stranger, and took thee in ? or na

26 And his lord answering, said ked, and covered thee? to him: Wicked and slothful ser- 39 Or when did we see thee sick: 'vant, thou knewest that I reap or in prison, and came to thee ? were 1 sow not, and gather where 40 And the king answering, shall I have not strewed :

say to them : Amen I say to you, 27 Thou oughtest therefore to as long as you did it to one of these have committed my money to the my least brethren, you did it to me. bankers, and at my coming I should 41 Then he shall say to them have Feceived my own with usury. also that shall be on his left hand :

28 Take ye away therefore the Depart from me you cursed into talent from him, and give it him everlasting fire which was prepathat hath ten talents.

red for the devil and his angels. 29 For to every one that hath 42 For I was hungry, and you



gave me not to eat: I was thirsty, 10 And JESUS-knowing it, said and you gave me not to drink. to them: Why do ye trouble this

43 I was a stranger, and you woman ? for she hath wrought a took me not in: naked, and you good work upon me. covered me not : sick, and in pri- 11 For the poor you have alson, and you did not visit me. ways with you : but me you have

44 Then they also shall answer not always. him, saying : Lord when did we 12 For she in pouring this ointsee thee hungry, or thirsty, or a ment upon my body, hath done it stranger, or naked, or sick, or in pri- for burial. son, and did not minister to thee ? 13 Amen I say to you, whereso

45 Then he shall answer them, ever this gospel shall be preached saying: Amen I say to you, as long in the whole world, that also which as you did it not to one of these she hath done, shall be told for a least, neither did you do it to me. memory of her.

: :46 And these shall go into ever- 14 Then went one of the twelve, lasting punishment : but the just, who was called Judas Iscariot, tointo life everlasting:

the chief priests, CHAP. XXVI.

15 And said to them : What The Jews conspire against Christ. will you give me, and I will deli

ND it came to pass, when JE- ver him unto you? But they aphe said to his disciples :

16 And from thenceforth he 3 2 You know that after two days sought opportunity to betray him. shall be the pasch, and the Son of 17 And on the first day of the man shall be delivered up to be Azymes the disciples came to JESUS crucified.

saying: Where wilt thou that we 3 Then were gathered together prepare for thee to eat the pasch? the chief priests and ancients of the 18 But Jesus said : Go ye into people into the court of the high- the city to a certain man, and say priest, who was called Caiphas : to him : The master saith, my

4 And they consulted together, time is near at hand, with thee I that by subtilty they might appre- make the pasch with my disciples. hend Jesus, and put him to death. 19 And the disciples did as JE

5 But they said : Not on the fes- sus appointed to them, and they tival day, lest perhaps there should prepared the paschi be a tumult among the people. 20 But when it was evening, he

And when Jesus was in Betha- sat down with his twelve disciples. nia, in the house of Simon the leper, 21 And whilst they were eating,

7 There came to him a woman he said : Amen I say to you, ihat having an alabaster-box of precious one of you is about to betray me. ointment, and poured it on his 22 And they being very much head as he was at table.

troubled, began every one to say 8 And the disciples seeing it, Is it I, Lord ? had indignation, saying : To what 23 But he answering said : He purpose is this waste ?

that dippeth his hand with me in 9 For this might have been sold the dish, he shall betray me. for much, and given to the poor. 24 The Son of man indeed goeth,

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Ver. 11. Me you have not always, viz. In a visible manner, as when conversant here on earth ; and as we have the poor, whom we may daily assist and relieve.

Ver. 17. The Azymes. The feast of the unleavened bread.
Ver. 17. The pasch. The paschal lamb.

and pray.

as it is written of him : but wo to say to thee, that in this night be-
that man, by whom the Son of man fore the cock crow, thou wilt deny
shall be betrayed. It were better for me thrice.
him, if that man had not been born. 35 Peter saith to him: Yea,

25 And Judas that betrayed him, though I should die with thee, i answering said : Is it l, Rabbi ? will not deny thee. And in like He saith to him: Thou hast said it. manner said all the disciples.

26 And whilst they were at sup- 36 Then Jesus came with them per, Jesus took bread, and blessed, into a country place which is called and broke : and gave to his disci- Gethsemani: and he said to his disples, and said : Take ye and eat : ciples: Sit you here, till sgo yonder This is my body.

27 And taking the chaliee he 37 And taking with him Peter gave thanks : and gave to them, and the two sons of Zebedee, he besaying : Drink ye all of this.

gan to grow sorrowful and to be sad. 28 For this is my blood of the new 38 Then he saith to them : My testament which shall be shed for soul is sorrowful even unto death : many into remission of sins.", stay you here, and watch with me

29 And I say to you, I will not 39. And going a Jittle further, he drink from henceforth of this fruit of fell upon his face, praying, and the vine, until that day when I shall saying: My Father, if it be possidrink it with you new in the king-ble, let this chalice pass from me, dom of my Father.

nevertheless not as I will, but as 30 And a hymn being said, they thou wilt. went out into Mount Olivet.

40 And he cometh to his disci31 Then Jesus saith to them : ples, and findeth them asleep, and All you shall be scandalized in me he saith to Peter: What? could you this

night. For it is written: I will not watch one hour with me ?, strike the shepherd, and the sheep of

41 Watch ye,


that the flock shall be dispersed. enter not into temptation. The

32 But after I shall be risen again, spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh I will before


into Galilee. weak. 33 And Peter answering, said to 42- Again the second time he him; Although all shall be scanda- went, and prayed, saying: My Falized in thee, I will never be scan-ther, if this chalice may not pass dalized

must drink it, thy will 34 JESUS said to him : Amen Il be done.


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Ver. 26.. This is my body. He does not say, this is the figure of my body--but this is my body. (2 Council or Nice, Acte vi.) Neither does he say in this, or with this is my body; but absolutly this is my body; which plainly implies fransubstantiation,

Ver. 27. Drink ye all of this. This was spoken to the twelve apostles, who were the All then present; and they all drank of il, says St. Murk xiv. 23. But it no ways follows from these words spoken to the apostles, that all the faithful are here commanded to drink of the chalice; any more than that all the faithful are commanded to consecrate, offer and ad, minister this sacrament; because Christ upon this same occasion, and, as I may say, with the same breath, bid the apostlés do so ; in those words, st. Luke xxl. 19, Do this for a

3 commemoration of me.'

Ver. 28. Blood of the new testament. As the old testament was dedicated, with the blood of victims, by Moses, in these words; this is the blood of the testament, &c, Hebrews ix. 20. So here is the dedication and institution of the new testament, in the blood of Christ, here mystically shed, by these words ; this is any blood of the new testament, &o.

Ver, 29. Fruit of the vine. These words, by the account of St. Luke xxii. 18. were not -spoken of the sacramental.cup, but of the wine that was drank with the paschal Jamb Though the sacramental cup might also be called the fruit of the vine, because it was conso krated from wine, and retaina the likeness and all the accidents of qualities of wine

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43 And he cometh again, and temple, and you laid not hands on findeth them sleeping: for their eyes me. were heavy.

56 Now all this was done, that 44 And leaving them, he went the scriptures of the prophets might again : and he prayed the third be fulfilled. Then the disciples all time, saying the self

same word. leaving him, fled. 45 Then he cometh to his dis- 57 But they holding JESUS, led ciples, and saith to them: Sleep ye him to Caiphas the high-priest, now, and take your rest : behold the where the scribes and the ancients hour is at hand and the Son of man were assembled. shall be betrayed into the hands of 58 And Peter followed him afar sinners.

off, even to the court of the high46 Rise, let us go: behold he is priest. And going in he sat with the at hand that will betray me. servants, that he might see the end.

47 As he yet spoke, behold Ju- 59. And the chief priests and the das one of the twelve came, and whole council sought false witness with him a great multitude with against Jesus, that they might put swords and clubs, sent from the him to death. chief priests and the ancients of the 60 And they found not, whereas people.

many false witnesses had come in. 48 And he that betrayed him, And last of all there came two false gave them a sign, saying : Whom- witnesses ; soever I shall kiss, that is he, hold 61 And they said : This man him fast.

said, I am able to destroy the tem.49 And forthwith coming to JE- ple of God, and after three days to sus, he said: Hail, Rabbi. And rebuild it. he kissed him.

62 And the high-priest rising up, 50 And Jesus said to him: Friend, said to him: Answerest thou nowhereto art thou come? Then they thing to the things which these witcame up, and laid hands on Jesus, ness against thee. and held him.

63 But JESUS held his peace. 51 And behold one of them that And the high-priest said to him : I were with JESUS, stretching forth adjure thee by the living God, that his hand, drew out his sword: and thou tell us if thou be the Christ striking the servant of the high- the Son of God. priest, cut off his ear.

64 Jesus saith to him Thou 52 Then Jesus saith to him: Put hast said it. Nevertheless I say to up again thy sword into its place: you, hereafter you shall see the Son for all that take the sword shall pe- of man sitting on the right hand of rish with the sword.

the power of God, and coming in 53 Thinkest thou that I cannot the clouds of heaven. ask my Father, and he will give me 65 Then the high-priest rent his presently more than twelve legions garments, saying he hath blasof Angels ?

phemed, what further need have 54 How then shall the scriptures we of witnesses ? Behold, now you be fulfilled, that so it must be have heard the blasphemy; done?

66 What think you? But they an55 In that same hour Jesus said swering said: He is guilty of death. to the multitudes : You are come 67 Then did they spit in his face, ont as it were to a robber with and buffeted him, and others struck swords and clubs to apprehend me. his face with the palms of their 1 sat daily with you teaching in the hands.

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B8 Saying: Prophesy unto us, and went and hanged himself with Christ; who is he that struck thee? an halter. 6 69 But Peter sat without in the 6 But the chief priests having court; and there came to him a ser- taken the pieces of silver, said : It vant-maid saying: Thou alsa wast is not lawful to put them into the with Jesus the Galilean..

corbona, because it is the price of 70 Buthe denied before them all, blood. saying: I know not what thou say- 7 And after they had consulted est.

together, they bought with them - 71 And as he went out of the the potter's field, to be a burying gate, another maid saw him, and place for strangers. She saith to them that were there :::8 For this cause that field was This man also was with Jesus of called haceldama, that is, the field Nazareth. * 317.

of blood, even to this day: -.72 And again he denied with an 9 Then was fulfilled that which oath : That I know not the man. was spoken by. Jeremias the proit. 73 And after a little while they phet, saying . And they took the came that stood by, and said to Pe- thirty pieces of silver, the price of ter : Surely thou also art one of him that was prized, whom they them: for even thy speech doth prized of the children of Israel. discover thee.

10 And they gave them unto the 74 Then he began to curse and potter's field, as the Lord appointed to swear that he knew not the man. to me. I And immediately the cock crew. 11 And JESUS stood before the

75 And Peter remembered the governor, and the governor asked word of Jesus which he had said: him, saying : Art thou the king of Before the cock crow, thou wilt the Jews ? JESUS saith to him': deny me thrice. And going forth Thou sayest it. he wept bitterly.

12 And when he was accused by
CHAP, XXVII. the chief priests and ancients, he
The passion of Christ. :s answered nothing.
ND when morning was come,

13 Then Pilate saith to him : all the chief priests and an- Dost thou not hear how great tescients of the people took counsel timonies they allege against thee ? against Jesus, that they might put 14 And he answered him to ne him to death,

ver a word : so that the governor 2 And they brought him bound, wondered exceedingly.' and delivered him to Pontius Pilate 15 Now upon the solemn day the governor

the governor was accustomed to re3 Then Judas, who betrayed him, lease to the people one prisoner, seeing that he was condemned; re- whom they would. penting himself, brought back the 16 And he had then a notorious ihirty pieces of silver to the chief prisoner, that was called Barabbas. priests and ancients,

17 They therefore being gathered 4 Saying: I have sinned, in be-together, Pilate said : Whom will traying innocent blood. But they you that I release to you, Barab said: What is that to us? look thou bas, or JESUS that is called Christ?! to it. ??

-18; For he knew that for envy 5. And.casting down the pieces they had delivered him. of silver in the temple, he departed: 19 And as he was sitting in the Ver. 6. Corbona. A place in the temple where the people put in their gifts or offeringuit

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