The Gospel according to S. Luke. Chapter 17
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1 Christ teacheth to auoid occasions of offence. 3 One to forgiue another. 6 The power of faith. 7 How we are bound to God, and not he to vs. 11 Hee healeth ten lepers. 22 Of the kingdome of God, and the comming of the Sonne of man.
1Then said he vnto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come, but wo vnto him through whom they come.1
2It were better for him that a milstone were hanged about his necke, and he cast into the Sea, then that he should offend one of these little ones.
3¶ Take heed to your selues: If thy brother trespasse against thee, rebuke him, and if he repent, forgiue him.3
4And if hee trespasse against thee seuen times in a day, and seuen times in a day turne againe to thee, saying, I repent, thou shalt forgiue him.
5And the Apostles said vnto the Lord, Increase our faith.
6And the Lord said, If yee had faith as a graine of mustard seede, yee might say vnto this Sycamine tree, Be thou plucked vp by the root, and be thou planted in the sea, & it should obey you.6
7But which of you hauing a seruant plowing, or feeding cattell, will say vnto him by & by when he is come from the field, Goe and sit downe to meate?
8And will not rather say vnto him, Make ready wherewith I may suppe, and gird thy selfe, and serue me, till I haue eaten and drunken: and afterward thou shalt eate and drinke.
9Doeth he thanke that seruant, because hee did the things that were commanded him? I trow not.
10So likewise ye, when ye shal haue done all those things which are commanded you, say, Wee are vnprofitable seruants: Wee haue done that which was our duety to doe.
11¶ And it came to passe, as he went to Hierusalem, that hee passed thorow the mids of Samaria and Galile.
12And as he entred into a certaine village, there met him tenne men that were lepers, which stood afarre off.
13And they lifted vp their voices, and said, Iesus master haue mercy on vs.
14And when he saw them, hee said vnto them, Goe shew your selues vnto the Priests. And it came to passe, that as they went, they were cleansed.14
15And one of them when hee sawe that he was healed, turned backe, and with a loud voice glorified God,
16And fell downe on his face at his feet, giuing him thanks: and he was a Samaritane.
17And Iesus answering, said, Were there not ten cleansed, but where are the nine?
18There are not found that returned to giue glory to God, saue this stranger.
19And he said vnto him, Arise, go thy way, thy faith hath made thee whole.
20¶ And when hee was demanded of the Pharises, when the kingdome of God should come, hee answered them, and said, The kingdome of God commeth not with obseruation.20
21Neither shall they say, Loe here, or loe there: for behold, the kingdome of God is within you.21
22And hee said vnto the disciples, The dayes will come, when ye shall desire to see one of the dayes of the Sonne of man, and ye shall not see it.
23And they shall say to you, See here, or see there: Goe not after them, nor follow them.23
24For as the lightning that lighteneth out of the one part vnder heauen, shineth vnto the other part vnder heauen: so shall also the Sonne of man be in his day.
25But first must hee suffer many things, & be reiected of this generation.
26And as it was in the dayes of Noe: so shal it be also in the dayes of the Sonne of man.26
27They did eate, they dranke, they married wiues, they were giuen in mariage, vntill the day that Noe entred into the arke: and the flood came, and destroyed them all.
28Likewise also as it was in the dayes of Lot, they did eat, they dranke, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded:28
29But the same day that Lot went out of Sodome, it rained fire and brimstone from heauen, & destroyed them all:
30Euen thus shall it bee in the day when the Sonne of man is reuealed.
31In that day he which shall be vpon the house top, and his stuffe in the house, let him not come downe to take it away: and he that is in the field, let him likewise not returne backe.
32Remember Lots wife.32
33Whosoeuer shall seeke to saue his life, shall lose it, and whosoeuer shall lose his life, shall preserue it.33
34I tell you, in that night there shall be two men in one bed; the one shal be taken, the other shall be left.34
35Two women shall bee grinding together; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
36Two men shall be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left.36
37And they answered, and said vnto him, Where, Lord? And he said vnto them, Wheresoeuer the body is, thither will the Eagles be gathered together.37
Original 1611 KJV Sidenote References for Luke Chapter 17
1 Mat. 18. 7.
3 Mat. 18. 21.
6 Mat. 17. 20.
20 Or, with outward shew.
21 Or, among you.
23 Mat. 24. 23.
26 Gen. 7.
28 Gen. 19.
32 Gen.19. 26.
36 This 36. verse is wanting in most of the Greek copies.
37 Mat.24 28
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