it came to pass on the second sabbath after the first, that he went through the corn fields; and his disciples plucked the
ears of corn, and did eat, rubbing them in their hands.
certain of the Pharisees said unto them, Why do ye that which is not lawful to do on the sabbath days?
3And Jesus answering them said, Have ye not read so much as this, what David did,
when himself was an hungred, and they which were with him;
he went into the house of God, and did take and eat the shewbread, and gave also to them that were with him; which it is not
lawful to eat but for the priests alone?
he said unto them, That the Son of man is Lord also of the sabbath.
6And it came to pass also on another sabbath, that he entered into the synagogue and taught: and there
was a man whose right hand was withered.
the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath day; that they might find an accusation against
8But he knew their thoughts, and said
to the man which had the withered hand, Rise up, and stand forth in the midst. And he arose and stood forth.
9Then said Jesus unto them, I will ask you one thing; Is it lawful on the sabbath
days to do good, or to do evil? to save life, or to destroy it?
looking round about upon them all, he said unto the man, Stretch forth thy hand. And he did so: and his hand was restored
whole as the other.
11And they were filled
with madness; and communed one with another what they might do to Jesus.
12And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night
in prayer to God.
13And when it was day, he
called unto him his disciples: and of them he chose twelve, whom also he named apostles;
14Simon, (whom he also named Peter,) and Andrew his brother, James and John, Philip
15Matthew and Thomas, James
the son of Alphaeus, and Simon called Zelotes,
Judas the brother of James, and Judas Iscariot, which also was the traitor.
17And he came down with them, and stood in the plain, and the company of his disciples, and a great
multitude of people out of all Judaea and Jerusalem, and from the sea coast of Tyre and Sidon, which came to hear him, and
to be healed of their diseases;
that were vexed with unclean spirits: and they were healed.
the whole multitude sought to touch him: for there went virtue out of him, and healed them all.
20And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed be ye poor: for
yours is the kingdom of God.
ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh.
22Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from
their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.
23Rejoice ye in that day, and leap for joy: for, behold, your reward is great in
heaven: for in the like manner did their fathers unto the prophets.
24But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.
25Woe unto you that are full! for ye shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now!
for ye shall mourn and weep.
26Woe unto you,
when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers to the false prophets.
27But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate
28Bless them that curse you, and pray
for them which despitefully use you.
unto him that smiteth thee on the one cheek offer also the other; and him that taketh away thy cloak forbid not to take thy
30Give to every man that asketh
of thee; and of him that taketh away thy goods ask them not again.
31And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.
32For if ye love them which love you, what thank have ye? for sinners also love
those that love them.
33And if ye do good
to them which do good to you, what thank have ye? for sinners also do even the same.
34And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? for sinners
also lend to sinners, to receive as much again.
love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the
children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.
36Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.
37Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye
shall be forgiven:
38Give, and it shall be
given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with
the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.
39And he spake a parable unto them, Can the blind lead the blind? shall they not both fall into the
40The disciple is not above his master:
but every one that is perfect shall be as his master.
why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thine own eye?
42Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that
is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not the beam that is in thine own eye? Thou hypocrite, cast out first the beam
out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou see clearly to pull out the mote that is in thy brother's eye.
43For a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt fruit; neither doth a corrupt tree
bring forth good fruit.
44For every tree is
known by his own fruit. For of thorns men do not gather figs, nor of a bramble bush gather they grapes.
45A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is
good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the
heart his mouth speaketh.
46And why call ye
me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say?
cometh to me, and heareth my sayings, and doeth them, I will shew you to whom he is like:
48He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation
on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded
upon a rock.
49But he that heareth, and doeth
not, is like a man that without a foundation built an house upon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently,
and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.