Now his elder son was in the field: and as he came and drew nigh to the house, he heard musick and dancing.
of audible agreement
And he said unto him, Thy brother is come; and thy father hath killed the fatted calf, because he hath received him safe and sound.
And he was angry, and would not go in: therefore came his father out, and intreated him.
he was near-calling
And he answering said to [his] father, Lo, these many years do I serve thee, neither transgressed I at any time thy commandment: and yet thou never gavest me a kid, that I might make merry with my friends:
But as soon as this thy son was come, which hath devoured thy living with harlots, thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.
And he said unto him, Son, thou art ever with me, and all that I have is thine.
It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.
And he said also unto his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which had a steward; and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods.
Then the steward said within himself, What shall I do? for my lord taketh away from me the stewardship: I cannot dig; to beg I am ashamed.
And he said, An hundred measures of oil. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and sit down quickly, and write fifty.
Then said he to another, And how much owest thou? And he said, An hundred measures of wheat. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and write fourscore.
And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him.
And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.
And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail.
There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:
And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores,
And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;
to be led from
But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.
he is near-called
Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that thou wouldest send him to my father's house:
And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent.
they will change their mind
And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.
they will be persuaded
Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come: but woe [unto him,] through whom they come!
Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him.
he might change his mind
And the Lord said, If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye might say unto this sycamine tree, Be thou plucked up by the root, and be thou planted in the sea; and it should obey you.
But which of you, having a servant plowing or feeding cattle, will say unto him by and by, when he is come from the field, Go and sit down to meat?
And one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, and with a loud voice glorified God,
And Jesus answering said, Were there not ten cleansed? but where [are] the nine?
And when he was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come, he answered them and said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation:
of close keeping
And he said unto the disciples, The days will come, when ye shall desire to see one of the days of the Son of man, and ye shall not see [it. ]
you will desire
But first must he suffer many things, and be rejected of this generation.
to be rejected
But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed [them] all.
And they answered and said unto him, Where, Lord? And he said unto them, Wheresoever the body is, thither will the eagles be gathered together.
they will be gathered
And he spake a parable unto them [to this end,] that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;
And there was a widow in that city; and she came unto him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary.
you dispense justice
of legal opponent
And he would not for a while: but afterward he said within himself, Though I fear not God, nor regard man;
And the Lord said, Hear what the unjust judge saith.
And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them?
dispensing of justice
of those selected out
And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others:
I tell you, this man went down to his house justified [rather] than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
having been made just
he will be elevated
And they brought unto him also infants, that he would touch them: but when [his] disciples saw [it,] they rebuked them.
they were presenting
But Jesus called them [unto him,] and said, Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.
calling toward [him]
And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? none [is] good, save one, [that is,] God.
And he said, All these have I kept from my youth up.
Now when Jesus heard these things, he said unto him, Yet lackest thou one thing: sell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.
And when he heard this, he was very sorrowful: for he was very rich.
And when Jesus saw that he was very sorrowful, he said, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!
they will enter
And they that heard [it] said, Who then can be saved?
And he said, The things which are impossible with men are possible with God.
Then Peter said, Lo, we have left all, and followed thee.
And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God's sake,
Then he took [unto him] the twelve, and said unto them, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and all things that are written by the prophets concerning the Son of man shall be accomplished.
it will be completed
having been written
And it came to pass, that as he was come nigh unto Jericho, a certain blind man sat by the way side begging:
he was taking seat
And hearing the multitude pass by, he asked what it meant.
of traveling through
And they told him, that Jesus of Nazareth passeth by.
they messaged from
And they which went before rebuked him, that he should hold his peace: but he cried so much the more, [Thou] Son of David, have mercy on me.
And Jesus stood, and commanded him to be brought unto him: and when he was come near, he asked him,
of coming close
Saying, What wilt thou that I shall do unto thee? And he said, Lord, that I may receive my sight.
I might regain sight
And Zacchaeus stood, and said unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore [him] fourfold.
And Jesus said unto him, This day is salvation come to this house, forsomuch as he also is a son of Abraham.
And as they heard these things, he added and spake a parable, because he was nigh to Jerusalem, and because they thought that the kingdom of God should immediately appear.
to be sighted
And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come.
you do business
But his citizens hated him, and sent a message after him, saying, We will not have this [man] to reign over us.
they were "hating"
Then came the first, saying, Lord, thy pound hath gained ten pounds.
And he said likewise to him, Be thou also over five cities.
And he saith unto him, Out of thine own mouth will I judge thee, [thou] wicked servant. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up that I laid not down, and reaping that I did not sow:
For I say unto you, That unto every one which hath shall be given; and from him that hath not, even that he hath shall be taken away from him.
it will be given
it will be taken up
And they that were sent went their way, and found even as he had said unto them.
having been sent
And as they were loosing the colt, the owners thereof said unto them, Why loose ye the colt?
And they said, The Lord hath need of him.
And as he went, they spread their clothes in the way.
And when he was come nigh, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen;
of coming close
Saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things [which belong] unto thy peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes.
Saying unto them, It is written, My house is the house of prayer: but ye have made it a den of thieves.
it has been written
And he taught daily in the temple. But the chief priests and the scribes and the chief of the people sought to destroy him,
priestly division managers
And he answered and said unto them, I will also ask you one thing; and answer me:
And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say, Why then believed ye him not?
they reasoned together
But and if we say, Of men; all the people will stone us: for they be persuaded that John was a prophet.
[it] will stone us down
having been persuaded
Then began he to speak to the people this parable; A certain man planted a vineyard, and let it forth to husbandmen, and went into a far country for a long time.
And at the season he sent a servant to the husbandmen, that they should give him of the fruit of the vineyard: but the husbandmen beat him, and sent [him] away empty.
they sent off
And again he sent another servant: and they beat him also, and entreated [him] shamefully, and sent [him] away empty.
they sent off
And again he sent a third: and they wounded him also, and cast [him] out.
Then said the lord of the vineyard, What shall I do? I will send my beloved son: it may be they will reverence [him] when they see him.
But when the husbandmen saw him, they reasoned among themselves, saying, This is the heir: come, let us kill him, that the inheritance may be ours.
they were discussing
we may condemn to death
He shall come and destroy these husbandmen, and shall give the vineyard to others. And when they heard [it,] they said, God forbid.
he will terminate
And he beheld them, and said, What is this then that is written, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner?
having been written
Whosoever shall fall upon that stone shall be broken; but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.
But he perceived their craftiness, and said unto them, Why tempt ye me?
Shew me a penny. Whose image and superscription hath it? They answered and said, Caesar's.
And he said unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which be Caesar's, and unto God the things which be God's.
Then came to [him] certain of the Sadducees, which deny that there is any resurrection; and they asked him,
And the third took her; and in like manner the seven also: and they left no children, and died.
in the same manner
in the same manner
they left behind
But they which shall be accounted worthy to obtain that world, and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry, nor are given in marriage:
being considered befitting
Now that the dead are raised, even Moses shewed at the bush, when he calleth the Lord the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.
they are raised
For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live unto him.
Then certain of the scribes answering said, Master, thou hast well said.
And after that they durst not ask him any [question at all. ]
And he said unto them, How say they that Christ is David's son?
Then in the audience of all the people he said unto his disciples,
And he looked up, and saw the rich men casting their gifts into the treasury.
And he saw also a certain poor widow casting in thither two mites.