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THE ORDER OF THE BOOKS OF THE NEW TESTAMENT, AND THE NUMBER OF CHAPTERS IN EACH BOOK.
S. Matthew . chAPTERs 28 S. Mark . . . . . . 16 S. Luke . 24 S. John . . . . . . . -> . 21 Acts of the Apostles . . 28 S. Paul's Epistles:– ,-- To the Romans © 16 1st to the Corinthians . 16 2d to the Corinthians . 13 To the Galatians 6 To the Ephesians. 6 To the Philippians . 4 To the Colossians © 4 1st to the Thessalonians . 5 2d to the Thessalonians . 3
Epistle of S. James .
1st Epistle of S. Peter 2d Epistle of S. Peter .
1st Epistle of S. John
THE book of the generation * + of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. 2 Abraham begat Isaac ; and Isaac begat Jacob ; and Jacob begat Judas and his brethren; 3 And Judas begat Phares and Zara of Thamar; and Phares begat Esrom ; and Esrom begat Aram; 4 And Aram begat Aminadab; and Aminadab begat Naasson; and Naasson begat Salmon; 5 And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab; and Booz begat Obed of Ruth; and Obed begat.Jesse; 6 And Jesse begat David the king; and David the king begat Solomon of her that had been the nife of Urias; 7 And Solomon begat Roboam; and Roboam begat Abia ; and Abia begat Asa ; 8 And Asa begat Josaphat ; and Josaphat begat Joram; and Joram begat Ozias; 9 And Ozias begat Joatham ; and Joatham begat Achaz; and Achaz begat Ezekias; 10 And Ezekias begat Mamasses; and Manasses begat Amon; and Amon begat Josias; 11 And Josias begat Jechonias and his brethren, about the time they were carried away to Babylon:
12 And after they were
ING TO S. MATTHEW.
brought to Babylon, Jechonias
begat Salathiel; and Salathiel
begat Zorobabel; --> 13 And Zorobabel begat Abi
ud; and Abiud begat Eliakim ; and Eliakim begat Azor;
14 And Azor begat Sadoc ; and Sadoc begat Achim ; and Achim begat Eliud ; 15 And Eliud begat Eleazar; and Eleazar begat Matthan; and Matthan begat Jacob ; 16 AndJacob begat.Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ. 17 So all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations; and from David until the carrying away into Babylon are fourteen generations; and from the carrying away into Babylon unto Christ are fourteen generations. 18 "I Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. 19 Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a public example, was minded to put her away privily. 20 But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lordappeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife : for that which is conceived in her
is of the Holy Ghost.
Christ is born.
a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.
22 Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying,
23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.
24 Then Joseph, being raised from sleep, did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife :
25 And knew her not till she had broughtforth her first-born son: and he called his name JESUS. o
1 The wise men out of the east are directed to Christ by a star. 11 They worship him, and offer their presents. 14 Joseph fleeth into Egypt, with Jesus and his mother. 16 Herod slayeth the children: 20 himself dieth. 23 Christ is brought back again into Galilee to Nazareth.
TOW when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, 2 Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him. 3 When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him. 4 And when he had gathered all the chief priests and scribes of the people together, he demanded of them where Christ
should be born.
S. MATTHEW. The wise men directed to him. 21 And she shall bring forth
5 And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judea : for thus it is written by the prophet, 6 And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel. 7 Then Herod, when he had privily called the wise men, inquired of them diligently what time the star appeared. 8 And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go, and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also. 9 When they had heard the king, they departed; and lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was. 10 When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding
11 *| And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.
12 And being warned of God in a dream that they should not return to Herod, they departed into their own country another way.
13 And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take
heard, lamentation, and weep
ing, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, | and his meat was locusts and
because they are not.
19 | But when Herod was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord appeareth in a dream to | the region round about Jordan,
Joseph in Egypt,
20 Saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought | come to his baptism, he said un21 And he arose, and took
the young child's life.
The preaching of John.
the young child and his mother, and came into the land of . Israel. 22 But when he heard that Archelaus did reign in Judea in the room of his father Herod, he was afraid to go thither: notwithstanding, being warned of God in a dream, he turned aside into the parts of Galilee: 23 And he came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophets, He shall be called a Nazarene.
CHAP. III. 1 John preacheth: his office : life, and baptism. 7 He reprehendeth the Pharisees, 13 and baptizeth Christ in Jordan.
N those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, 2 And saying, Repent ye; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. 3 For this is he that was spo. ken of by the prophet Esaias,
saying, The voice of one cry. | ing in the wilderness, Prepare
ye the way of the Lord, make
his paths straight. 4 And the same John had his
raiment of camel's hair, and a
leathern girdle about his loins;
wild honey. 5 Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judea, and all
6. And were baptized of him in Jordan, confessing their sins. 7 *| But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees
to them, O generation of vipers,