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Matthew 6:9—

After this manner; you should pray, Our Father Who is in heaven, hallowed is Your Name.

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Books of the New Covenant

The Gospels:

 

Matthew 1:

 

1:1 The book of the genealogy of Yah’shua the

Messiah, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham:

1:2 Abraham begot Isaac, Isaac begot Jacob, and

Jacob begot Judah and his brothers.

1:3 Judah begot Perez and Zerah by Tamar,

Perez begot Hezron, and Hezron begot Ram.

1:4 Ram begot Amminadab, Amminadab begot

Nahshon, and Nahshon begot Salmon.

1:5 Salmon begot Boaz by Rahab, Boaz begot

Obed by Ruth, Obed begot Jesse,

1:6 Jesse begot David the king. David begot

Solomon by her who had been the wife of Uriah.

1:7 Solomon begot Rehoboam, Rehoboam begot

Abijah, and Abijah begot Asa.

1:8 Asa begot Jehoshaphat, Jehoshaphat begot

Joram, and Joram begot Uzziah.

1:9 Uzziah begot Jotham, Jotham begot Ahaz,

and Ahaz begot Hezekiah.

1:10 Hezekiah begot Manasseh, Manasseh begot

Amon, and Amon begot Josiah.

1:11 Josiah begot Jeconiah and his brothers

about the time they were taken to Babylon.

1:12 And after they were brought to Babylon,

Jeconiah begot Shealtiel, and Shealtiel begot

Zerubbabel.

1:13 Zerubbabel begot Abiud, Abiud begot

Eliakim, and Eliakim begot Azor.

1:14 Azor begot Zadok, Zadok begot Achim, and

Achim begot Eliud.

1:15 Eliud begot Eleazar, Eleazar begot Matthan,

and Matthan begot Jacob.

1:16 And Jacob begot Joseph the husband of

Mary, of whom was born the Messiah who is

called Yah’shua.

1:17 So all the generations from Abraham to

David are fourteen generations, from David until

the captivity in Babylon are fourteen generations,

and from the captivity in Babylon until the

Messiah are fourteen generations.

1:18 Now the birth of Yah’shua the Messiah

was as follows: After His mother Mary was

betrothed to Joseph, before they came together,

she was found with child conceived of His Holy

Spirit.

1:19 Then Joseph her husband, being a just man,

and not wanting to make her a public example,

was minded to put her away [divorce] secretly.

1:20 But while he thought about these things,

behold, an angel of Yahweh appeared to him in a

dream, saying, "Joseph, son of David, do not be

afraid to take to you Mary your wife, for that

which is conceived in her is of His Holy Spirit.

1:21 "And she will bring forth a Son, and His

name [Yah’shua] shall mean Elohim is with us,

for He will save His people from their sins."

1:22 So all this was done that it might be

fulfilled which was spoken by Yahweh through

the prophet, saying:

1:23 "Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and

bear a Son, and His name [Yah’shua] shall cause

you to think in your hearts ‘Immanuel’, which is

translated, “Elohim [God] is with us”

1:24 Then Joseph, being aroused from sleep, did

as the angel of Yahweh commanded him and

took to him his wife,

1:25 and was not physically intimate with her till

after she had brought forth her firstborn Son.

And he called His name Yah’shua.

 

Matthew 2:

2:1 Now after Yah’shua was born in Bethlehem

of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold,

wise men from the East came to Jerusalem,

2:2 saying, "Where is He who has been born

King of the Hebrews? For we have seen His star

in the East and have come to worship Him."

2:3 When Herod the king heard this, he was

troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.

2:4 Then he had gathered all the chief priests and

scribes of the people together and inquired of

them where the Messiah was to be born.

2:5 So they said to him, "In Bethlehem of Judea,

for thus it is written by the prophet:

2:6 'But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah,

Are not the least among the rulers of Judah;

For out of you shall come a Ruler

Who will shepherd My people Israel.' "

2:7 Then Herod, when he had secretly called the

wise men, determined from them what time the

star appeared.

2:8 And he sent them to Bethlehem and said,

"Go and search carefully for the young Child,

and when you have found Him, bring back word

to me, that I may come and worship Him also."

2:9 When they heard the king, they departed; and

behold, the star which they had seen in the East

went before them, till it came and stood over

where the young Child was.

2:10 When they saw the star, they rejoiced with

exceedingly great joy.

2:11 And when they had come into the house,

they saw the young Child with Mary His mother,

and fell down and worshiped Him. And when

they had opened their treasures, they presented

gifts to Him: gold, frankincense, and myrrh.

2:12 Then, being divinely warned in a dream that

they should not return to Herod, they departed

for their own country another way.

2:13 Now when they had departed, behold, an

angel of Yahweh appeared to Joseph in a dream,

saying, "Arise, take the young Child and His

mother, flee to Egypt, and stay there until I bring

you word; for Herod will seek the young Child

to destroy Him."

2:14 When he arose, he took the young Child

and His mother by night and departed for Egypt,

2:15 and was there until the death of Herod, that

it might be fulfilled which was spoken by

Yahweh through the prophet, saying, "Out of

Egypt I called My Son."

2:16 Then Herod, when he saw that he was

deceived by the wise men, was exceedingly

angry; and he sent forth and put to death all the

male children who were in Bethlehem and in all

its districts, from two years old and under,

according to the time which he had determined

from the wise men.

2:17 Then was fulfilled what was spoken by

Jeremiah the prophet, saying:

2:18 "A voice was heard in Ramah,

Lamentation, weeping, and great mourning,

Rachel weeping for her children,

Refusing to be comforted,

Because they are no more."

2:19 But when Herod was dead, behold, an

angel of Yahweh appeared in a dream to Joseph

in Egypt,

2:20 saying, "Arise, take the young Child and

His mother, and go to the land of Israel, for those

who sought the young Child's life are dead."

2:21 Then he arose, took the young Child and

His mother, and came into the land of Israel.

2:22 But when he heard that Archelaus was

reigning over Judea instead of his father Herod,

he was afraid to go there. And being warned by

Yahweh in a dream, he turned aside into the

region of Galilee.

2:23 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."

 

Matthew 3:

3:1 In those days John the Baptist came

preaching in the wilderness of Judea,

3:2 and saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of

heaven is at hand!"

3:3 For this is he who was spoken of by the

prophet Isaiah, saying:

"The voice of one crying in the wilderness:

'Prepare the way of Yahweh;

Make His paths straight.' "

3:4 And John himself was clothed in camel's

hair, with a leather belt around his waist; and his

food was locust beans and wild honey.

3:5 Then Jerusalem, all Judea, and all the region

around the Jordan went out to him

3:6 and were baptized by him in the Jordan,

confessing their sins.

3:7 But when he saw many of the Pharisees and

Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to

them, "Brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee

from the wrath to come?

3:8 "Therefore bear fruits worthy of repentance,

3:9 "and do not think to say to yourselves, 'We

have Abraham as our father.' For I say to you

that Yahweh is able to raise up children to

Abraham from these stones.

3:10 "And even now the ax is laid to the root of

the trees. Therefore every tree which does not

bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the

fire.

3:11 "I indeed baptize you with water unto

repentance, but He who is coming after me is

mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy

to carry. He will baptize you with His Holy

Spirit and fire.

3:12 "His winnowing fan is in His hand, and He

will thoroughly clean out His threshing floor,

and gather His wheat into the barn; but He will

burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire."

3:13 Then Yah’shua came from Galilee to John

at the Jordan to be baptized by

3:14 And John tried to prevent Him, saying, "I

need to be baptized by You, and are You coming

to me?"

3:15 But Yah’shua answered and said to him,

"Permit it to be so now, for now it is fitting for

us to complete all righteousness." Then he

allowed Him.

3:16 When He had been immersed, Yah’shua

came up immediately from the water; and

behold, the skies were opened to Him, and He

saw the Spirit of Yahweh descending like a dove

and alighting upon Him.

3:17 And suddenly a voice came from the sky,

saying, "This is My beloved Son, in whom I am

well pleased."

 

Matthew 4:

4:1 Then Yah’shua was led up by His Spirit into

the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.

4:2 And when He had fasted forty days and forty

nights, afterward He was hungry.

4:3 Now when the tempter came to Him, he said,

"If You are the Son of Yahweh, command that

these stones become bread."

4:4 But He answered and said, "It is written,

'Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every

word that proceeds from the mouth of Yahweh.’”

4:5 Then the devil took Him up into the holy

city, set Him on the pinnacle of the temple,

4:6 and said to Him, "If You are the Son of

Yahweh, throw Yourself down. For it is written:

'He shall give His angels charge over you,'

and,

'In their hands they shall bear you up,

Lest you dash your foot against a stone.' "

4:7 Yah’shua said to him, "It is written again,

'You shall not tempt Yahweh your God.' "

4:8 Again, the devil took Him up on an

exceedingly high mountain, and showed Him all

the kingdoms of the world and their glory.

4:9 And he said to Him, "All these things I will

give You if You will fall down and worship me."

4:10 Then Yah’shua said to him, "Away with

you, Satan! For it is written, 'You shall worship

Yahweh your God, and Him only you shall

serve.’”

4:11 Then the devil left Him, and behold, angels

came and ministered to Him.

4:12 Now when Yah’shua heard that John had

been put in prison, He departed to Galilee.

4:13 And leaving Nazareth, He came and dwelt

in Capernaum, which is by the sea, in the regions

of Zebulun and Naphtali,

4:14 that it might be fulfilled which was spoken

by Isaiah the prophet, saying:

4:15 "The land of Zebulun and the land of

Naphtali,

By the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan,

Galilee of the Gentiles:

4:16 The people who sat in darkness have seen a

great light,

And upon those who sat in the region and

shadow of death

Light has dawned."

4:17 From that time Yah’shua began to preach

and to say, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven

is at hand."

4:18 And Yah’shua, walking by the Sea of

Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon called Peter,

and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the

sea; for they were fishermen.

4:19 Then He said to them, "Follow Me, and I

will make you fishers of men."

4:20 They immediately left their nets and

followed Him.

4:21 Going on from there, He saw two other

brothers, James the son of Zebedee, and John his

brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father,

mending their nets. He called them,

4:22 and immediately they left the boat and their

father, and followed Him.

4:23 And Yah’shua went about all Galilee,

teaching in their synagogues, preaching the

gospel of the kingdom, and healing all kinds of

sickness and all kinds of disease among the

people.

4:24 Then His fame went throughout all Syria;

and they brought to Him all sick people who

were afflicted with various diseases and

torments, and those who were demon-possessed,

epileptics, and paralytics; and He healed them.

4:25 Great multitudes followed Him-from

Galilee, and from Decapolis, Jerusalem, Judea,

and beyond the Jordan.

 

Matthew 5:

5:1 And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a

mountain, and when He was seated His disciples

came to Him.

5:2 Then He opened His mouth and taught them,

saying:

5:3 "Blessed are the poor in spirit,

For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

5:4 Blessed are those who mourn,

For they shall be comforted.

5:5 Blessed are the meek,

For they shall inherit the earth.

5:6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for

righteousness,

For they shall be filled.

5:7 Blessed are the merciful,

For they shall obtain mercy.

5:8 Blessed are the pure in heart,

For they shall see Yahweh.

5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers,

For they shall be called sons of Yahweh.

5:10 Blessed are those who are persecuted for

righteousness' sake,

For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

5:11 "Blessed are you when they revile and

persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against

you falsely for My sake.

5:12 "Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great

is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted

the prophets who were before you.

5:13 "You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt

loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is

then good for nothing but to be thrown out and

trampled underfoot by men.

5:14 "You are the light of the world. A city that

is set on a hill cannot be hidden.

5:15 "Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a

basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to

all who are in the house.

5:16 "Let your light so shine before men, that

they may see your good works and glorify your

Father in heaven.

5:17 "Do not think that I came to destroy the

Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy

but to fulfill.

5:18 "For assuredly, I say to you, till heaven and

earth pass away, one jot or one tittle will by no

means pass from the law till all is fulfilled.

5:19 "Whoever therefore breaks one of the least

of these commandments, and teaches men so,

shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven;

but whoever does and teaches them, he shall be

called great in the kingdom of heaven.

5:20 "For I say to you, that unless your

righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the

scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means

enter the kingdom of heaven.

5:21 "You have heard that it was said to those of

old, 'You shall not murder, and whoever murders

will be in danger of the judgment.'

5:22 "But I say to you that whoever is angry with

his brother without a cause shall be in danger of

the judgment. And whoever says to his brother,

'Raca!' shall be in danger of the council. But

whoever says, 'You fool!' shall be in danger of

the fire in the Valley of Hinnom [city dump].

5:23 "Therefore if you bring your gift to the

altar, and there remember that your brother has

something against you,

5:24 "leave your gift there before the altar, and

go your way. First be reconciled to your brother,

and then come and offer your gift.

5:25 "Agree with your adversary quickly, while

you are on the way with him, lest your adversary

deliver you to the judge, the judge hand you over

to the officer, and you be thrown into prison.

5:26 "Assuredly, I say to you, you will by no

means get out of there till you have paid the last

penny.

5:27 "You have heard that it was said to those of

old, 'You shall not commit adultery.'

5:28 "But I say to you that whoever looks at a

woman to lust for her has already committed

adultery with her in his heart.

5:29 "If your right eye causes you to sin, pluck it

out and cast it from you; for it is more profitable

for you that one of your members perish, than for

your whole body to be cast into the Valley of

Hinnom [city dump].

5:30 "And if your right hand causes you to sin,

cut it off and cast it from you; for it is more

profitable for you that one of your members

perish, than for your whole body to be cast into

the Valley of Hinnom [city dump].

5:31 "Furthermore it has been said, 'Whoever

divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate of

divorce.'

5:32 "But I say to you that whoever divorces his

wife for any reason except sexual immorality

causes her to commit adultery; and whoever

marries a woman who is divorced commits

adultery.

5:33 "Again you have heard that it was said to

those of old, 'You shall not swear falsely, but

shall perform your oaths to Yahweh.'

5:34 "But I say to you, do not swear at all:

neither by heaven, for it is Yahweh's throne;

5:35 "nor by the earth, for it is His footstool; nor

by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.

5:36 "Nor shall you swear by your head, because

you cannot make one hair white or black.

5:37 "But let your 'Yes' be 'Yes,' and your 'No,'

'No.' For whatever is more than these is from the

evil one.

5:38 "You have heard that it was said, 'An eye

for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.'

5:39 "But I tell you not to resist an evil person.

But whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn

the other to him also.

5:40 "If anyone wants to sue you and take away

your tunic, let him have your cloak also.

5:41 "And whoever compels you to go one mile,

go with him two.

5:42 "Give to him who asks you, and from him

who wants to borrow from you do not turn away.

5:43 "You have heard that it was said, 'You shall

love your neighbor and hate your enemy.'

5:44 "But I say to you, love your enemies, bless

those who curse you, do good to those who hate

you, and pray for those who spitefully use you

and persecute you,

5:45 "that you may be sons of your Father in

heaven; for He makes His sun rise on the evil

and on the good, and sends rain on the just and

on the unjust.

5:46 "For if you love those who love you, what

reward have you? Do not even the tax collectors

do the same?

5:47 "And if you greet your brethren only, what

do you do more than others? Do not even the tax

collectors do so?

5:48 "Therefore you shall be perfect, just as your

Father in heaven is perfect.

 

Matthew 6:

6:1 "Take heed that you do not do your

charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them.

Otherwise you have no reward from your Father

in heaven.

6:2 "Therefore, when you do a charitable deed,

do not sound a trumpet before you as the

hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the

streets, that they may have glory from men.

Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward.

6:3 "But when you do a charitable deed, do not

let your left hand know what your right hand is

doing,

6:4 "that your charitable deed may be in secret;

and your Father who sees in secret will Himself

reward you openly.

6:5 "And when you pray, you shall not be like

the hypocrites. For they love to pray standing in

the synagogues and on the corners of the streets,

that they may be seen by men. Assuredly, I say

to you, they have their reward.

6:6 "But you, when you pray, go into your room,

and when you have shut your door, pray to your

Father who is in the secret place; and your Father

who sees in secret will reward you openly.

6:7 "And when you pray, do not use vain

repetitions as the heathen do. For they think that

they will be heard for their many words.

6:8 "Therefore do not be like them. For your

Father knows the things you have need of before

you ask Him.

6:9 "In this manner [example], therefore, pray:

Our Father in heaven,

Hallowed be Your name.

6:10 Your kingdom come.

Your will be done

On earth as it is in heaven.

6:11 Give us this day our daily bread.

6:12 And forgive us our debts,

As we forgive our debtors.

6:13 And do not lead us into temptation,

But deliver us from the evil one.

For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the

glory forever. Amam.

6:14 "For if you forgive men their trespasses,

your heavenly Father will also forgive you.

6:15 "But if you do not forgive men their

trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your

trespasses.

6:16 "Moreover, when you fast, do not be like

the hypocrites, with a sad countenance. For they

disfigure their faces that they may appear to men

to be fasting. Assuredly, I say to you, they have

their reward.

6:17 "But you, when you fast, anoint your head

and wash your face,

6:18 "so that you do not appear to men to be

fasting, but to your Father who is in the secret

place; and your Father who sees in secret will

reward you openly.

6:19 "Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on

earth, where moth and rust destroy and where

thieves break in and steal;

6:20 "but lay up for yourselves treasures in

heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and

where thieves do not break in and steal.

6:21 "For where your treasure is, there your heart

will be also.

6:22 "The lamp of the body is the eye. If

therefore your eye is good, your whole body will

be full of light.

6:23 "But if your eye is bad, your whole body

will be full of darkness. If therefore the light that

is in you is darkness, how great is that darkness!

6:24 "No one can serve two masters; for either

he will hate the one and love the other, or else he

will be loyal to the one and despise the other.

You cannot serve Yahweh and mammon.

6:25 "Therefore I say to you, do not worry about

your life, what you will eat or what you will

drink; nor about your body, what you will put

on. Is not life more than food and the body more

than clothing?

6:26 "Look at the birds of the air, for they neither

sow nor reap nor gather into barns; yet your

heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more

value than they?

6:27 "Which of you by worrying can add one

cubit to his stature?

6:28 "So why do you worry about clothing?

Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow:

they neither toil nor spin;

6:29 "and yet I say to you that even Solomon in

all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

6:30 "Now if Yahweh so clothes the grass of the

field, which today is, and tomorrow is thrown

into the oven, will He not much more clothe you,

O you of little faith?

6:31 "Therefore do not worry, saying, 'What

shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What

shall we wear?'

6:32 "For after all these things the Gentiles seek.

For your heavenly Father knows that you need

all these things.

6:33 "But seek first the kingdom of Yahweh and

His righteousness, and all these things shall be

added to you.

6:34 "Therefore do not worry about tomorrow,

for tomorrow will worry about its own things.

Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

 

Matthew 7:

7:1 "Judge not, that you be not judged.

7:2 "For with what judgment you judge, you will

be judged; and with the measure you use, it will

be measured back to you.

7:3 "And why do you look at the speck in your

brother's eye, but do not consider the plank in

your own eye?

7:4 "Or how can you say to your brother, 'Let me

remove the speck from your eye'; and look, a

plank is in your own eye?

7:5 "Hypocrite! First remove the plank from

your own eye, and then you will see clearly to

remove the speck from your brother's eye.

7:6 "Do not give what is holy to the dogs; nor

cast your pearls before swine, lest they trample

them under their feet, and turn and tear you in

pieces.

7:7 "Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and

you will find; knock, and it will be opened to

you.

7:8 "For everyone who asks receives, and he

who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will

be opened.

7:9 "Or what man is there among you who, if his

son asks for bread, will give him a stone?

7:10 "Or if he asks for a fish, will he give him a

serpent?

7:11 "If you then, being evil, know how to give

good gifts to your children, how much more will

your Father who is in heaven give good things to

those who ask Him!

7:12 "Therefore, whatever you want men to do to

you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the

Prophets.

7:13 "Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the

gate and broad is the way that leads to

destruction, and there are many who go in by it.

7:14 "Because narrow is the gate and difficult is

the way which leads to life, and there are few

who find it.

7:15 "Beware of false prophets, who come to

you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are

ravenous wolves.

7:16 "You will know them by their fruits. Do

men gather grapes from thornbushes or figs from

thistles?

7:17 "Even so, every good tree bears good fruit,

but a bad tree bears bad fruit.

7:18 "A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can

a bad tree bear good fruit.

7:19 "Every tree that does not bear good fruit is

cut down and thrown into the fire.

7:20 "Therefore by their fruits you will know

them.

7:21 "Not everyone who says to Me, 'Lord,

Lord,' shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he

who does the will of My Father in heaven.

7:22 "Many will say to Me in that day, 'Lord,

Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast

out demons in Your name, and done many

wonders in Your name?'

7:23 "And then I will declare to them, 'I never

knew you; depart from Me, you who practice

lawlessness!'

7:24 "Therefore whoever hears these sayings of

Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise

man who built his house on the rock:

7:25 "and the rain descended, the floods came,

and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it

did not fall, for it was founded on the rock.

7:26 "But everyone who hears these sayings of

Mine, and does not do them, will be like a

foolish man who built his house on the sand:

7:27 "and the rain descended, the floods came,

and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it

fell. And great was its fall."

7:28 And so it was, when Yah’shua had ended

these sayings, that the people were astonished at

His teaching,

7:29 for He taught them as one having authority,

and not as the scribes.

 

Matthew 8:

8:1 When He had come down from the

mountain, great multitudes followed Him.

8:2 And behold, a leper came and worshiped

Him, saying, "Lord, if You are willing, You can

make me clean."

8:3 Then Yah’shua put out His hand and touched

him, saying, "I am willing; be cleansed."

Immediately his leprosy was cleansed.

8:4 And Yah’shua said to him, "See that you tell

no one; but go your way, show yourself to the

priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded,

as a testimony to them."

8:5 Now when Yah’shua entered Capernaum, a

centurion came to Him, pleading with Him,

8:6 saying, "Lord, my servant is lying at home

paralyzed, dreadfully tormented."

8:7 And Yah’shua said to him, "I will come and

heal him."

8:8 The centurion answered and said, "Lord, I

am not worthy that You should come under my

roof. But only speak a word, and my servant will

be healed.

8:9 "For I also am a man under authority, having

soldiers under me. And I say to this one, 'Go,'

and he goes; and to another, 'Come,' and he

comes; and to my servant, 'Do this,' and he does

it."

8:10 When Yah’shua heard it, He marveled, and

said to those who followed, "Assuredly, I say to

you, I have not found such great faith, not even

in Israel!

8:11 "And I say to you that many will come from

east and west, and sit down with Abraham, Isaac,

and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven.

8:12 "But the sons of the kingdom will be cast

out into outer darkness. There will be weeping

and gnashing of teeth."

8:13 Then Yah’shua said to the centurion, "Go

your way; and as you have believed, so let it be

done for you." And his servant was healed that

same hour.

8:14 Now when Yah’shua had come into Peter's

house, He saw his wife's mother lying sick with a

fever.

8:15 So He touched her hand, and the fever left

her. And she arose and served them.

8:16 When evening had come, they brought to

Him many who were demon-possessed. And He

cast out the spirits with a word, and healed all

who were sick,

8:17 that it might be fulfilled which was spoken

by Isaiah the prophet, saying:

"He Himself took our infirmities

And bore our sicknesses."

8:18 And when Yah’shua saw great multitudes

about Him, He gave a command to depart to the

other side.

8:19 Then a certain scribe came and said to Him,

"Teacher, I will follow You wherever You go."

8:20 And Yah’shua said to him, "Foxes have

holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son

of Man has nowhere to lay His head."

8:21 Then another of His disciples said to Him,

"Lord, let me first go and bury my father."

8:22 But Yah’shua said to him, "Follow Me, and

let the dead bury their own dead."

8:23 Now when He got into a boat, His disciples

followed Him.

8:24 And suddenly a great tempest arose on the

sea, so that the boat was covered with the waves.

But He was asleep.

8:25 Then His disciples came and awoke Him

saying "Yah’shua save us! We are perishing!"

8:26 But He said to them, "Why are you fearful,

O you of little faith?" Then He arose and

rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a

great calm.

8:27 So the men marveled, saying, "Who can this

be, that even the winds and the sea obey Him?"

8:28 When He had come to the other side, to the

country of the Gergesenes, there met Him two

demon-possessed men, coming out of the tombs,

exceedingly fierce, so that no one could pass that

way.

8:29 And suddenly they cried out, saying, "What

have we to do with You, Yah’shua, You Son of

Yahweh? Have You come here to torment us

before the time?"

8:30 Now a good way off from them there was a

herd of many swine feeding.

8:31 So the demons begged Him, saying, "If You

cast us out, permit us to go away into the herd of

swine."

8:32 And He said to them, "Go." So when they

had come out, they went into the herd of swine.

And suddenly the whole herd of swine ran

violently down the steep place into the sea, and

perished in the water.

8:33 Then those who kept them fled; and they

went away into the city and told everything,

including what had happened to the demonpossessed

men.

8:34 And behold, the whole city came out to

meet Yah’shua. And when they saw Him, they

begged Him to depart from their region.

 

Matthew 9:

9:1 So He got into a boat, crossed over, and

came to His own city.

9:2 Then behold, they brought to Him a paralytic

lying on a bed. When Yah’shua saw their faith,

He said to the paralytic, "Son, be of good cheer;

your sins are forgiven you."

9:3 And at once some of the scribes said within

themselves, "This Man blasphemes!"

9:4 But Yah’shua, knowing their thoughts, said,

"Why do you think evil in your hearts?

9:5 "For which is easier, to say, 'Your sins are

forgiven you,' or to say, 'Arise and walk'?

9:6 "But that you may know that the Son of Man

has power on earth to forgive sins"-then He said

to the paralytic, "Arise, take up your bed, and go

to your house."

9:7 And he arose and departed to his house.

9:8 Now when the multitudes saw it, they

marveled and glorified Yahweh, who had given

such power to men.

9:9 As Yah’shua passed on from there, He saw a

man named Matthew sitting at the tax office.

And He said to him, "Follow Me." So he arose

and followed Him.

9:10 Now it happened, as Yah’shua sat at the

table in the house, that behold, many tax

collectors and sinners came and sat down with

Him and His disciples.

9:11 And when the Pharisees saw it, they said to

His disciples, "Why does your Teacher eat with

tax collectors and sinners?"

9:12 When Yah’shua heard that, He said to them,

"Those who are well have no need of a

physician, but those who are sick.

9:13 "But go and learn what this means: 'I desire

mercy and not sacrifice.' For I did not come to

call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance."

9:14 Then the disciples of John came to Him,

saying, "Why do we and the Pharisees fast often,

but Your disciples do not fast?"

9:15 And Yah’shua said to them, "Can the

friends of the bridegroom mourn as long as the

bridegroom is with them? But the days will come

when the bridegroom will be taken away from

them, and then they will fast.

9:16 "No one puts a piece of unshrunk cloth on

an old garment; for the patch pulls away from the

garment, and the tear is made worse.

9:17 "Nor do they put new wine into old

wineskins, or else the wineskins break, the wine

is spilled, and the wineskins are ruined. But they

put new wine into new wineskins, and both are

preserved."

9:18 While He spoke these things to them,

behold, a ruler came and worshiped Him, saying,

"My daughter has just died, but come and lay

Your hand on her and she will live."

9:19 So Yah’shua arose and followed him, and

so did His disciples.

9:20 And suddenly, a woman who had a flow of

blood for twelve years came from behind and

touched the hem of His garment.

9:21 For she said to herself, "If only I may touch

His garment, I shall be made well."

9:22 But Yah’shua turned around, and when He

saw her He said, "Be of good cheer, daughter;

your faith has made you well." And the woman

was made well from that hour.

9:23 When Yah’shua came into the ruler's house,

and saw the flute players and the noisy crowd

wailing,

9:24 He said to them, "Make room, for the girl is

not dead, but sleeping." And they laughed Him

to scorn.

9:25 But when the crowd was outside, He went

in and took her by the hand, and the girl arose.

9:26 And the report of this went out into all that

land.

9:27 When Yah’shua departed from there, two

blind men followed Him, crying out and saying,

"Son of David, have mercy on us!"

9:28 And when He had come into the house, the

blind men came to Him. And Yah’shua said to

them, "Do you believe that I am able to do this?"

They said to Him, "Yes, Lord."

9:29 Then He touched their eyes, saying,

"According to your faith let it be to you."

9:30 And their eyes were opened. And Yah’shua

sternly warned them, saying, "See that no one

knows it."

9:31 But when they had departed, they spread the

news about Him in all that country.

9:32 As they went out, behold, they brought to

Him a man, mute and demon-possessed.

9:33 And when the demon was cast out, the mute

spoke. And the multitudes marveled, saying, "It

was never seen like this in Israel!"

9:34 But the Pharisees said, "He casts out

demons by the ruler of the demons."

9:35 Then Yah’shua went about all the cities

and villages, teaching in their synagogues,

preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing

every sickness and every disease among the

people.

9:36 But when He saw the multitudes, He was

moved with compassion for them, because they

were weary and scattered, like sheep having no

shepherd.

9:37 Then He said to His disciples, "The harvest

truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few.

9:38 "Therefore pray to Yahweh the Lord of the

harvest to send out laborers into His harvest."

 

Matthew 10:

10:1 And when He had called His twelve

disciples to Him, He gave them power over

unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all

kinds of sickness and all kinds of disease.

10:2 Now the names of the twelve apostles are

these: first, Simon, who is called Peter, and

Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee,

and John his brother;

10:3 Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and

Matthew the tax collector; James the son of

Alphaeus, and Lebbaeus, whose surname was

Thaddaeus;

10:4 Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot,

who also betrayed Him.

10:5 These twelve Yah’shua sent out and

commanded them, saying: "Do not go into the

way of the Gentiles, and do not enter a city of the

Samaritans.

10:6 "But go rather to the lost sheep of the house

of Israel.

10:7 "And as you go, preach, saying, 'The

kingdom of heaven is at hand.'

10:8 "Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the

dead, cast out demons. Freely you have received,

freely give.

10:9 "Provide neither gold nor silver nor copper

in your money belts,

10:10 "nor bag for your journey, nor two tunics,

nor sandals, nor staffs; for a worker is worthy of

his food.

10:11 "Now whatever city or town you enter,

inquire who in it is worthy, and stay there till

you go out.

10:12 "And when you go into a household, greet

it.

10:13 "If the household is worthy, let your peace

come upon it. But if it is not worthy, let your

peace return to you.

10:14 "And whoever will not receive you nor

hear your words, when you depart from that

house or city, shake off the dust from your feet.

10:15 "Assuredly, I say to you, it will be more

tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah in

the day of judgment than for that city!

10:16 "Behold, I send you out as sheep in the

midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents

and harmless as doves.

10:17 "But beware of men, for they will deliver

you up to councils and scourge you in their

synagogues.

10:18 "You will be brought before governors and

kings for My sake, as a testimony to them and to

the Gentiles.

10:19 "But when they deliver you up, do not

worry about how or what you should speak. For

it will be given to you in that hour what you

should speak;

10:20 "for it is not you who speak, but the Spirit

of your Father who speaks in you.

10:21 "Now brother will deliver up brother to

death, and a father his child; and children will

rise up against parents and cause them to be put

to death.

10:22 "And you will be hated by all for My

name's sake. But he who endures to the end will

be saved.

10:23 "When they persecute you in this city, flee

to another. For assuredly, I say to you, you will

not have gone through the cities of Israel before

the Son of Man comes.

10:24 "A disciple is not above his teacher, nor a

servant above his master.

10:25 "It is enough for a disciple that he be like

his teacher, and a servant like his master. If they

have called the master of the house Beelzebub,

how much more will they call those of his

household!

10:26 "Therefore do not fear them. For there is

nothing covered that will not be revealed, and

hidden that will not be known.

10:27 "Whatever I tell you in the dark, speak in

the light; and what you hear in the ear, preach on

the housetops.

10:28 "And do not fear those who kill the body

but cannot kill the spirit. But rather fear Him

who is able to destroy both spirit and body in the

Valley of Hinnom [city dump].

10:29 "Are not two sparrows sold for a copper

coin? And not one of them falls to the ground

apart from your Father's will.

10:30 "But the very hairs of your head are all

numbered.

10:31 "Do not fear therefore; you are of more

value than many sparrows.

10:32 "Therefore whoever confesses Me before

men, him I will also confess before My Father

who is in heaven.

10:33 "But whoever denies Me before men, him

I will also deny before My Father who is in

heaven.

10:34 "Do not think that I came to bring peace

on earth. I did not come to bring peace but a

sword.

10:35 "For I have come to 'set a man against his

father, a daughter against her mother, and a

daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law';

10:36 "and 'a man's enemies will be those of his

own household.'

10:37 "He who loves father or mother more than

Me is not worthy of Me. And he who loves son

or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.

10:38 "And he who does not take his burden and

follow after Me is not worthy of Me.

10:39 "He who finds his life will lose it, and he

who loses his life for My sake will find it.

10:40 "He who receives you receives Me, and

he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me.

10:41 "He who receives a prophet in the name of

a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward. And

he who receives a righteous man in the name of a

righteous man shall receive a righteous man's

reward.

10:42 "And whoever gives one of these little

ones only a cup of cold water in the name of a

disciple, assuredly, I say to you, he shall by no

means lose his reward."

 

Matthew 11:

11:1 Now it came to pass, when Yah’shua

finished commanding His twelve disciples, that

He departed from there to teach and to preach in

their cities.

11:2 When John had heard in prison about the

works of the Messiah he sent two of his disciples

11:3 and said to Him, "Are You the Coming

One, or do we look for another?"

11:4 Yah’shua answered and said to them, "Go

and tell John the things which you hear and see:

11:5 "The blind see and the lame walk; the lepers

are cleansed and the deaf hear; the dead are

raised up and the poor have the gospel preached

to them.

11:6 "And blessed is he who is not offended

because of Me."

11:7 As they departed, Yah’shua began to say to

the multitudes concerning John: "What did you

go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken

by the wind?

11:8 "But what did you go out to see? A man

clothed in soft garments? Indeed, those who

wear soft clothing are in kings' houses.

11:9 "But what did you go out to see? A

prophet? Yes, I say to you, and more than a

prophet.

11:10 "For this is he of whom it is written:

'Behold, I send My messenger before Your face,

Who will prepare Your way before You.'

11:11 "Assuredly, I say to you, among those

born of women there has not risen one greater

than John the Baptist; but he who is least in the

kingdom of heaven is greater than he.

11:12 "And from the days of John the Baptist

until now the kingdom of heaven suffers

violence, and the violent take it by force.

11:13 "For all the prophets and the law

prophesied until John.

11:14 "And if you are willing to receive it, he is

like Elijah who is to come.

11:15 "He who has ears to hear, let him hear!

11:16 "But to what shall I liken this generation?

It is like children sitting in the marketplaces and

calling to their companions,

11:17 "and saying:

'We played the flute for you,

And you did not dance;

We mourned to you,

And you did not lament.'

11:18 "For John came neither eating nor

drinking, and they say, 'He has a demon.'

11:19 "The Son of Man came eating and

drinking, and they say, 'Look, a glutton and a

winebibber, a friend of tax collectors and

sinners!' But wisdom is justified by her

children."

11:20 Then He began to rebuke the cities in

which most of His mighty works had been done,

because they did not repent:

11:21 "Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you,

Bethsaida! For if the mighty works which were

done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon,

they would have repented long ago in sackcloth

and ashes.

11:22 "But I say to you, it will be more tolerable

for Tyre and Sidon in the day of judgment than

for you.

11:23 "And you, Capernaum, who are exalted to

heaven, will be brought down to the grave; for if

the mighty works which were done in you had

been done in Sodom, it would have remained

until this day.

11:24 "But I say to you that it shall be more

tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of

judgment than for you."

11:25 At that time Yah’shua answered and said,

"I thank You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth,

that You have hidden these things from the wise

and prudent and have revealed them to babes.

11:26 "Even so, Father, for so it seemed good in

Your sight.

11:27 "All things have been delivered to Me by

My Father, and no one knows the Son except the

Father. Nor does anyone know the Father except

the Son, and the one to whom the Son wills to

reveal Him.

11:28 "Come to Me, all you who labor and are

heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

11:29 "Take My yoke upon you and learn from

Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you

will find rest for your spirits.

11:30 "For My yoke is easy and My burden is

light."

 

Matthew 12:

12:1 At that time Yah’shua went through the

grainfields on the Sabbath. And His disciples

were hungry, and began to pluck heads of grain

and to eat.

12:2 And when the Pharisees saw it, they said to

Him, "Look, Your disciples are doing what is not

lawful to do on the Sabbath!"

12:3 But He said to them, "Have you not read

what David did when he was hungry, he and

those who were with him:

12:4 "how he entered the house of Yahweh and

ate the showbread which was not lawful for him

to eat, nor for those who were with him, but only

for the priests?

12:5 "Or have you not read in the law that on the

Sabbath the priests in the temple profane the

Sabbath, and are blameless?

12:6 "Yet I say to you that in this place there is

One greater than the temple.

12:7 "But if you had known what this means, 'I

desire mercy and not sacrifice,' you would not

have condemned the guiltless.

12:8 "For the Son of Man is Lord even of the

Sabbath."

12:9 Now when He had departed from there, He

went into their synagogue.

12:10 And behold, there was a man who had a

withered hand. And they asked Him, saying, "Is

it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?"-that they might

accuse Him.

12:11 Then He said to them, "What man is there

among you who has one sheep, and if it falls into

a pit on the Sabbath, will not lay hold of it and

lift it out?

12:12 "Of how much more value then is a man

than a sheep? Therefore it is lawful to do good

on the Sabbath."

12:13 Then He said to the man, "Stretch out your

hand." And he stretched it out, and it was

restored as whole as the other.

12:14 Then the Pharisees went out and plotted

against Him, how they might destroy Him.

12:15 But when Yah’shua knew it, He withdrew

from there. And great multitudes followed Him,

and He healed them all.

12:16 Yet He warned them not to make Him

known,

12:17 that it might be fulfilled which was spoken

by Isaiah the prophet, saying:

12:18 "Behold! My Servant whom I have

chosen,

My Beloved in whom My spirit is well pleased!

I will put My Spirit upon Him,

And He will declare justice to the Gentiles.

12:19 He will not quarrel nor cry out,

Nor will anyone hear His voice in the streets.

12:20 A bruised reed He will not break,

And smoking flax He will not quench,

Till He sends forth justice to victory;

12:21 And in His name Gentiles will trust."

12:22 Then one was brought to Him who was

demon-possessed, blind and mute; and He healed

him, so that the blind and mute man both spoke

and saw.

12:23 And all the multitudes were amazed and

said, "Could this be the Son of David?"

12:24 Now when the Pharisees heard it they said,

"This fellow does not cast out demons except by

Beelzebub, the ruler of the demons."

12:25 But Yah’shua knew their thoughts, and

said to them: "Every kingdom divided against

itself is brought to desolation, and every city or

house divided against itself will not stand.

12:26 "If Satan casts out Satan, he is divided

against himself. How then will his kingdom

stand?

12:27 "And if I cast out demons by Beelzebub,

by whom do your sons cast them out? Therefore

they shall be your judges.

12:28 "But if I cast out demons by the Spirit of

Yahweh, surely the kingdom of Yahweh has

come upon you.

12:29 "Or how can one enter a strong man's

house and plunder his goods, unless he first

binds the strong man? And then he will plunder

his house.

12:30 "He who is not with Me is against Me, and

he who does not gather with Me scatters abroad.

12:31 "Therefore I say to you, every sin and

blasphemy will be forgiven men, but the

blasphemy against the Spirit of Yahweh will not

be forgiven men.

12:32 "Anyone who speaks a word against the

Son of Man, it will be forgiven him; but whoever

speaks against His Holy Spirit, it will not be

forgiven him, either in this age or in the age to

come.

12:33 "Either make the tree good and its fruit

good, or else make the tree bad and its fruit bad;

for a tree is known by its fruit.

12:34 "Brood of vipers! How can you, being

evil, speak good things? For out of the

abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.

12:35 "A good man out of the good treasure of

his heart brings forth good things, and an evil

man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil

things.

12:36 "But I say to you that for every idle word

men may speak, they will give account of it in

the day of judgment.

12:37 "For by your words you will be justified,

and by your words you will be condemned."

12:38 Then some of the scribes and Pharisees

answered, saying, "Teacher, we want to see a

sign from You."

12:39 But He answered and said to them, "An

evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign,

and no sign will be given to it except the sign of

the prophet Jonah.

12:40 "For as Jonah was three days and three

nights in the belly of the great fish, so will the

Son of Man remain three days and three nights in

the heart of the earth.

12:41 "The men of Nineveh will rise up in the

judgment with this generation and condemn it,

because they repented at the preaching of Jonah;

and indeed a greater than Jonah is here.

12:42 "The queen of the South will rise up in the

judgment with this generation and condemn it,

for she came from the ends of the earth to hear

the wisdom of Solomon; and indeed a greater

than Solomon is here.

12:43 "When an unclean spirit goes out of a

man, he goes through dry places, seeking rest,

and finds none.

12:44 "Then he says, 'I will return to my house

from which I came.' And when he comes, he

finds it empty, swept, and put in order.

12:45 "Then he goes and takes with him seven

other spirits more wicked than himself, and they

enter and dwell there; and the last state of that

man is worse than the first. So shall it also be

with this wicked generation."

12:46 While He was still talking to the

multitudes, behold, His mother and brothers

stood outside, seeking to speak with Him.

12:47 Then one said to Him, "Look, Your

mother and Your brothers are standing outside,

seeking to speak with You."

12:48 But He answered and said to the one who

told Him, "Who is My mother and who are My

brothers?"

12:49 And He stretched out His hand toward His

disciples and said, "Here are My mother and My

brothers!

12:50 "For whoever does the will of My Father

in heaven is My brother and sister and mother."

 

Matthew 13:

13:1 On the same day Yah’shua went out of the

house and sat by the sea.

13:2 And great multitudes were gathered

together to Him, so that He got into a boat and

sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore.

13:3 Then He spoke many things to them in

parables, saying: "Behold, a sower went out to

sow.

13:4 "And as he sowed, some seed fell by the

wayside; and the birds came and devoured them.

13:5 "Some fell on stony places, where they did

not have much earth; and they immediately

sprang up because they had no depth of earth.

13:6 "But when the sun was up they were

scorched, and because they had no root they

withered away.

13:7 "And some fell among thorns, and the

thorns sprang up and choked them.

13:8 "But others fell on good ground and yielded

a crop: some a hundredfold, some sixty, some

thirty.

13:9 "He who has ears to hear, let him hear!"

13:10 And the disciples came and said to Him,

"Why do You speak to them in parables?"

13:11 He answered and said to them, "Because it

has been given to you to know the mysteries of

the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not

been given.

13:12 "For whoever has, to him more will be

given, and he will have abundance; but whoever

does not have, even what he has will be taken

away from him.

13:13 "Therefore I speak to them in parables,

because seeing they do not see, and hearing they

do not hear, nor do they understand.

13:14 "And in them the prophecy of Isaiah is

fulfilled, which says:

'Hearing you will hear and shall not understand,

And seeing you will see and not perceive;

13:15 For the hearts of this people have grown

dull.

Their ears are hard of hearing,

And their eyes they have closed,

Lest they should see with their eyes and hear

with their ears,

Lest they should understand with their hearts and

turn,

So that I should heal them.'

13:16 "But blessed are your eyes for they see,

and your ears for they hear;

13:17 "for assuredly, I say to you that many

prophets and righteous men desired to see what

you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you

hear, and did not hear it.

13:18 "Therefore hear the parable of the sower:

13:19 "When anyone hears the word of the

kingdom, and does not understand it, then the

wicked one comes and snatches away what was

sown in his heart. This is he who received seed

by the wayside.

13:20 "But he who received the seed on stony

places, this is he who hears the word and

immediately receives it with joy;

13:21 "yet he has no root in himself, but endures

only for a while. For when tribulation or

persecution arises because of the word,

immediately he stumbles.

13:22 "Now he who received seed among the

thorns is he who hears the word, and the cares of

this world and the deceitfulness of riches choke

the word, and he becomes unfruitful.

13:23 "But he who received seed on the good

ground is he who hears the word and understands

it, who indeed bears fruit and produces: some a

hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty."

13:24 Another parable He put forth to them,

saying: "The kingdom of heaven is like a man

who sowed good seed in his field;

13:25 "but while men slept, his enemy came and

sowed tares among the wheat and went his way.

13:26 "But when the grain had sprouted and

produced a crop, then the tares also appeared.

13:27 "So the servants of the owner came and

said to him, 'Sir, did you not sow good seed in

your field? How then does it have tares?'

13:28 "He said to them, 'An enemy has done

this.' The servants said to him, 'Do you want us

then to go and gather them up?'

13:29 "But he said, 'No, lest while you gather up

the tares you also uproot the wheat with them.

13:30 'Let both grow together until the harvest,

and at the time of harvest I will say to the

reapers, "First gather together the tares and bind

them in bundles to burn them, but gather the

wheat into my barn." ' "

13:31 Another parable He put forth to them,

saying: "The kingdom of heaven is like a

mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in

his field,

13:32 "which indeed is near least of all the seeds;

but when it is grown it is greater than the herbs

and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air

come and nest in its branches."

13:33 Another parable He spoke to them: "The

kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a

woman took and hid in three measures of meal

till it was all leavened."

13:34 All these things Yah’shua spoke to the

multitude in parables; and without a parable He

did not speak to them,

13:35 that it might be fulfilled which was spoken

by the prophet, saying:

"I will open My mouth in parables;

I will utter things kept secret from the foundation

of the world."

13:36 Then Yah’shua sent the multitude away

and

went into the house. And His disciples came to

Him, saying, "Explain to us the parable of the

tares of the field."

13:37 He answered and said to them: "He who

sows the good seed is the Son of Man.

13:38 "The field is the world, the good seeds are

the sons of the kingdom, but the tares are the

sons of the wicked one.

13:39 "The enemy who sowed them is the devil,

the harvest is the end of the age, and the reapers

are the angels.

13:40 "Therefore as the tares are gathered and

burned in the fire, so it will be at the end of this

age.

13:41 "The Son of Man will send out Yahweh’s

angels, and they will gather out of His kingdom

all things that offend, and those who practice

lawlessness,

13:42 "and will cast them into the furnace of fire.

There will be wailing and gnashing of teeth.

13:43 "Then the righteous will shine forth as the

sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has

ears to hear, let him hear!

13:44 "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like

treasure hidden in a field, which a man found

and hid; and for joy over it he goes and sells all

that he has and buys that field.

13:45 "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a

merchant seeking beautiful pearls,

13:46 "who, when he had found one pearl of

great price, went and sold all that he had and

bought it.

13:47 "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a

dragnet that was cast into the sea and gathered

some of every kind,

13:48 "which, when it was full, they drew to

shore; and they sat down and gathered the good

into vessels, but threw the bad away.

13:49 "So it will be at the end of the age. The

angels will come forth, separate the wicked from

among the just,

13:50 "and cast them into the furnace of fire.

There will be wailing and gnashing of teeth."

13:51 Yah’shua said to them, "Have you

understood all these things?" They said to Him,

"Yes, Lord."

13:52 Then He said to them, "Therefore every

scribe instructed concerning the kingdom of

heaven is like a householder who brings out of

his treasure things new and old."

13:53 Now it came to pass, when Yah’shua had

finished these parables, that He departed from

there.

13:54 And when He had come to His own

country, He taught them in their synagogue, so

that they were astonished and said, "Where did

this Man get this wisdom and these mighty

works?

13:55 "Is this not the carpenter's son? Is not His

mother called Mary? And His brothers James,

Joses, Simon, and Judas?

13:56 "And His sisters, are they not all with us?

Where then did this Man get all these things?"

13:57 So they were offended at Him. But

Yah’shua said to them, "A prophet is not without

honor except in his own country and in his own

house."

13:58 Now He did not do many mighty works

there because of their unbelief.

 

Matthew 14:

14:1 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard the

report about Yah’shua

14:2 and said to his servants, "This is John the

Baptist; he is risen from the dead, and therefore

these powers are at work in him."

14:3 For Herod had laid hold of John and bound

him, and put him in prison for the sake of

Herodias, his brother Philip's wife.

14:4 Because John had said to him, "It is not

lawful for you to have her."

14:5 And although he wanted to put him to

death, he feared the multitude, because they

counted him as a prophet.

14:6 But when Herod's birthday was celebrated,

the daughter of Herodias danced before them and

pleased Herod.

14:7 Therefore he promised with an oath to give

her whatever she might ask.

14:8 So she, having been prompted by her

mother, said, "Give me John the Baptist's head

here on a platter."

14:9 And the king was sorry; nevertheless,

because of the oaths and because of those who

sat with him, he commanded it to be given to

her.

14:10 So he sent and had John beheaded in

prison.

14:11 And his head was brought on a platter and

given to the girl, and she brought it to her

mother.

14:12 Then his disciples came and took away the

body and buried it, and went and told Yah’shua.

14:13 When Yah’shua heard it, He departed

from there by boat to a deserted place by

Himself. But when the multitudes heard it, they

followed Him on foot from the cities.

14:14 And when Yah’shua went out He saw a

great multitude; and He was moved with

compassion for them, and healed their sick.

14:15 When it was evening, His disciples came

to Him, saying, "This is a deserted place, and the

hour is already late. Send the multitudes away,

that they may go into the villages and buy

themselves food."

14:16 But Yah’shua said to them, "They do not

need to go away. You give them something to

eat."

14:17 And they said to Him, "We have here only

five loaves and two fish."

14:18 He said, "Bring them here to Me."

14:19 Then He commanded the multitudes to sit

down on the grass. And He took the five loaves

and the two fish, and looking up to the sky, He

blessed and broke and gave the loaves to the

disciples; and the disciples gave to the

multitudes.

14:20 So they all ate and were filled, and they

took up twelve baskets full of the fragments that

remained.

14:21 Now those who had eaten were about five

thousand men, besides women and children.

14:22 Immediately Yah’shua made His disciples

get into the boat and go before Him to the other

side, while He sent the multitudes away.

14:23 And when He had sent the multitudes

away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to

pray. Now when evening came, He was alone

there.

14:24 But the boat was now in the middle of the

sea, tossed by the waves, for the wind was

contrary.

14:25 Now in the fourth watch of the night

Yah’shua went to them, walking on the sea.

14:26 And when the disciples saw Him walking

on the sea, they were troubled, saying, "It is a

ghost!" And they cried out for fear.

14:27 But immediately Yah’shua spoke to them,

saying, "Be of good cheer! It is I; do not be

afraid."

14:28 And Peter answered Him and said, "Lord,

if it is You, command me to come to You on the

water."

14:29 So He said, "Come." And when Peter had

come down out of the boat, he walked on the

water to go to Yah’shua.

14:30 But when he saw that the wind was

boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink

he cried out, saying, "Lord, save me!"

14:31 And immediately Yah’shua stretched out

His hand and caught him, and said to him, "O

you of little faith, why did you doubt?"

14:32 And when they got into the boat, the wind

ceased.

14:33 Then those who were in the boat came and

worshiped Him, saying, "Truly You are the Son

of Yahweh."

14:34 When they had crossed over, they came to

the land of Gennesaret.

14:35 And when the men of that place

recognized Him, they sent out into all that

surrounding region, brought to Him all who were

sick,

14:36 and begged Him that they might only

touch the hem of His garment. And as many as

touched it were made perfectly well.

 

Matthew 15:

15:1 Then the scribes and Pharisees who were

from Jerusalem came to Yah’shua, saying,

15:2 "Why do Your disciples transgress the

tradition of the elders? For they do not wash

their hands when they eat bread."

15:3 He answered and said to them, "Why do

you also transgress the commandment of

Yahweh because of your tradition?

15:4 "For Yahweh commanded, saying, 'Honor

your father and your mother'; and, 'He who

curses father or mother, let him be put to death.'

15:5 "But you say, 'Whoever says to his father or

mother, "Whatever profit you might have

received from me is a gift to Yahweh"-

15:6 'then he need not honor his father or

mother.' Thus you have made the commandment

of Yahweh of no effect by your tradition.

15:7 "Hypocrites! Well did Isaiah prophesy

about you, saying:

15:8 'These people draw near to Me with their

mouth,

And honor Me with their lips,

But their heart is far from Me.

15:9 And in vain they worship Me,

Teaching as doctrines the commandments of

men.' "

15:10 When He had called the multitude to

Himself, He said to them, "Hear and understand:

15:11 "Not what goes into the mouth defiles a

man; but what comes out of the mouth, this

defiles a man."

15:12 Then His disciples came and said to Him,

"Do You know that the Pharisees were offended

when they heard this saying?"

15:13 But He answered and said, "Every plant

which My heavenly Father has not planted will

be uprooted.

15:14 "Let them alone. They are blind leaders of

the blind. And if the blind leads the blind, both

will fall into a ditch."

15:15 Then Peter answered and said to Him,

"Explain this parable to us."

15:16 So Yah’shua said, "Are you also still

without understanding?

15:17 "Do you not yet understand that whatever

enters the mouth goes into the stomach and is

eliminated?

15:18 "But those things which proceed out of the

mouth come from the heart, and they defile a

man.

15:19 "For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts,

murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false

witness, blasphemies.

15:20 "These are the things which defile a man,

but to eat with unwashed hands does not defile a

man."

15:21 Then Yah’shua went out from there and

departed to the region of Tyre and Sidon.

15:22 And behold, a woman of Canaan came

from that region and cried out to Him, saying,

"Have mercy on me, O Lord Yah’shua, Son of

David! My daughter is severely demonpossessed."

15:23 But He answered her not a word. And His

disciples came and urged Him, saying, "Send her

away, for she cries out after us."

15:24 But He answered and said, "I was not sent

except to the lost sheep of the house of Israel."

15:25 Then she came and worshiped Him,

saying, "Lord, help me!"

15:26 But He answered and said, "It is not good

to take the children's bread and throw it to the

little dogs."

15:27 And she said, "Yes, Lord, yet even the

little dogs eat the crumbs which fall from their

masters' table."

15:28 Then Yah’shua answered and said to her,

"O woman, great is your faith! Let it be to you as

you desire." And her daughter was healed from

that very hour.

15:29 Yah’shua departed from there, skirted the

Sea of Galilee, and went up on the mountain and

sat down there.

15:30 Then great multitudes came to Him,

having with them the lame, blind, mute, maimed,

and many others; and they laid them down at

Yah’shua’s feet, and He healed them.

15:31 So the multitude marveled when they saw

the mute speaking, the maimed made whole, the

lame walking, and the blind seeing; and they

glorified Yahweh the God of Israel.

15:32 Now Yah’shua called His disciples to

Himself and said, "I have compassion on the

multitude, because they have now continued

with Me three days and have nothing to eat. And

I do not want to send them away hungry, lest

they faint on the way."

15:33 Then His disciples said to Him, "Where

could we get enough bread in the wilderness to

fill such a great multitude?"

15:34 Yah’shua said to them, "How many loaves

do you have?" And they said, "Seven, and a few

little fish."

15:35 So He commanded the multitude to sit

down on the ground.

15:36 And He took the seven loaves and the fish

and gave thanks, broke them and gave them to

His disciples; and the disciples gave to the

multitude.

15:37 So they all ate and were filled, and they

took up seven large baskets full of the fragments

that were left.

15:38 Now those who ate were four thousand

men, besides women and children.

15:39 And He sent away the multitude, got into

the boat, and came to the region of Magdala.

 

MATTHEW 16:

16:1 Then the Pharisees and Sadducees came,

and testing Him asked that He would show them

a sign from the sky.

16:2 He answered and said to them, "When it is

evening you say, 'It will be fair weather, for the

sky is red';

16:3 "and in the morning, 'It will be foul weather

today, for the sky is red and threatening.'

Hypocrites! You know how to discern the face of

the sky, but you cannot discern the signs of the

times.

16:4 "A wicked and adulterous generation seeks

after a sign, and no sign shall be given to it

except the sign of the prophet Jonah." And He

left them and departed.

16:5 Now when His disciples had come to the

other side, they had forgotten to take bread.

16:6 Then Yah’shua said to them, "Take heed

and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the

Sadducees."

16:7 And they reasoned among themselves,

saying, "It is because we have taken no bread."

16:8 But Yah’shua, being aware of it, said to

them, "O you of little faith, why do you reason

among yourselves because you have brought no

bread?

16:9 "Do you not yet understand, or remember

the five loaves of the five thousand and how

many baskets you took up?

16:10 "Nor the seven loaves of the four thousand

and how many large baskets you took up?

16:11 "How is it you do not understand that I did

not speak to you concerning bread?-but to

beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and

Sadducees."

16:12 Then they understood that He did not tell

them to beware of the leaven of bread, but of the

doctrine of the Pharisees and Sadducees.

16:13 When Yah’shua came into the region of

Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples,

saying, "Who do men say that I, the Son of Man,

am?"

16:14 So they said, "Some say John the Baptist,

some Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the

prophets."

16:15 He said to them "Who do you say I am?"

16:16 Simon Peter answered and said, "You are

the Messiah, Son of the living God, Yahweh."

16:17 Yah’shua answered and said to him,

"Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah, for flesh and

blood has not revealed this to you, but My Father

who is in heaven.

16:18 "And I also say to you that you are Peter,

and on this rock I will build My congregation,

and the gates of the grave shall not prevail

against it.

16:19 "And I will give you the keys of the

kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on

earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you

loose on earth will be loosed in heaven."

16:20 Then He commanded His disciples that

they should tell no one that He was Yah’shua the

Messiah.

16:21 From that time Yah’shua began to show

to His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem,

and suffer many things from the elders and chief

priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised

the third day.

16:22 Then Peter took Him aside and began to

rebuke Him, saying, "Far be it from You, Lord;

this shall not happen to You!"

16:23 But He turned and said to Peter, "Get

behind Me, Satan! You are an offense to Me, for

you are not mindful of the things of Yahweh, but

the things of men."

16:24 Then Yah’shua said to His disciples, "If

anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny

himself, and take up his burden, and follow Me.

16:25 "For whoever desires to save his life will

lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake

will find it.

16:26 "For what profit is it to a man if he gains

the whole world, and loses his own spirit? Or

what will a man give in exchange for his spirit?

16:27 "For the Son of Man will come in the

glory of His Father with His angels, and then He

will reward each according to his works.

16:28 "Assuredly, I say to you, there are some

standing here who shall not taste death till they

see the Son of Man coming in His kingdom."

 

Matthew 17:

17:1 Now after six days Yah’shua took Peter,

James, and John his brother, led them up on a

high mountain by themselves;

17:2 and He was transfigured before them. His

face shone like the sun, and His clothes became

as white as the light.

17:3 And behold, Moses and Elijah appeared to

them, talking with Him.

17:4 Then Peter answered and said to Yah’shua,

"Lord, it is good for us to be here; if You wish,

let us make here three tabernacles: one for You,

one for Moses, and one for Elijah."

17:5 While he was still speaking, behold, a

bright cloud overshadowed them; and suddenly a

voice came out of the cloud, saying, "This is My

beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased. Hear

Him!"

17:6 And when the disciples heard it, they fell on

their faces and were greatly afraid.

17:7 But Yah’shua came and touched them and

said, "Arise, and do not be afraid."

17:8 When they had lifted up their eyes, they

saw no one but Yah’shua only.

17:9 Now as they came down from the

mountain, Yah’shua commanded them, saying,

"Tell the vision to no one until the Son of Man is

risen from the dead."

17:10 And His disciples asked Him, saying,

"Why then do the scribes say that one like Elijah

must come first?"

17:11 Yah’shua answered and said to them,

"Indeed, one like Elijah is coming first and will

restore all things.

17:12 "But I say to you that one like Elijah has

come already, and they did not know him but did

to him whatever they wished. Likewise the Son

of Man is also about to suffer at their hands."

17:13 Then the disciples understood that He

spoke to them of John the Baptist.

17:14 And when they had come to the

multitude, a man came to Him, kneeling down to

Him and saying,

17:15 "Lord, have mercy on my son, for he is an

epileptic and suffers severely; for he often falls

into the fire and often into the water.

17:16 "So I brought him to Your disciples, but

they could not cure him."

17:17 Then Yah’shua answered and said, "O

faithless and perverse generation, how long shall

I be with you? How long shall I bear with you?

Bring him here to Me."

17:18 And Yah’shua rebuked the demon, and it

came out of him; and the child was cured from

that very hour.

17:19 Then the disciples came to Yah’shua

privately saying, "Why could we not cast it out?"

17:20 So Yah’shua said to them, "Because of

your unbelief; for assuredly, I say to you, if you

have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this

mountain, 'Move from here to there,' and it will

move; and nothing will be impossible for you.

17:21 "However, this kind does not go out

except by prayer and fasting."

17:22 Now while they were staying in Galilee,

Yah’shua said to them, "The Son of Man is about

to be betrayed into the hands of men,

17:23 "and they will kill Him, and the third day

He will be raised up." And they were

exceedingly sorrowful.

17:24 When they had come to Capernaum, those

who received the temple tax came to Peter and

said, "Does your Teacher pay the temple tax?"

17:25 He said, "Yes." And when he had come

into the house, Yah’shua anticipated him, saying,

"What do you think, Simon? From whom do the

kings of the earth take customs or taxes, from

their sons or from strangers?"

17:26 Peter said to Him, "From strangers."

Yah’shua said to him, "Then the sons are free.

17:27 "Nevertheless, lest we offend them, go to

the sea, cast in a hook, and take the fish that

comes up first. And when you have opened its

mouth, you will find a piece of money; take that

and give it to them for Me and you."

 

Matthew 18:

18:1 At that time the disciples came to Yah’shua,

saying, "Who then is greatest in the kingdom of

heaven?"

18:2 Then Yah’shua called a little child to Him,

set him in the midst of them,

18:3 and said, "Assuredly, I say to you, unless

you are converted and become as little children,

you will by no means enter the kingdom of

heaven.

18:4 "Therefore whoever humbles himself as this

little child is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

18:5 "Whoever receives one little child like this

in My name receives Me.

18:6 "But whoever causes one of these little

ones who believe in Me to sin, it would be better

for him if a millstone were hung around his neck,

and he were drowned in the depth of the sea.

18:7 "Woe to the world because of offenses! For

offenses must come, but woe to that man by

whom the offense comes!

18:8 "If your hand or foot causes you to sin, cut

it off and cast it from you. It is better for you to

enter into life lame or maimed, rather than

having two hands or two feet, to be cast into the

everlasting fire of the Valley of Hinnom.

18:9 "And if your eye causes you to sin, pluck it

out and cast it from you. It is better for you to

enter into life with one eye, rather than having

two eyes, to be cast into the Valley of Hinnom

[city dump] fire.

18:10 "Take heed that you do not despise one of

these little ones, for I say to you that in heaven

their angels always see the face of My Father

who is in heaven.

18:11 "For the Son of Man has come to save that

which was lost.

18:12 "What do you think? If a man has a

hundred sheep, and one of them goes astray,

does he not leave the ninety-nine and go to the

mountains to seek the one that is straying?

18:13 "And if he should find it, assuredly, I say

to you, he rejoices more over that sheep than

over the ninety-nine that did not go astray.

18:14 "Even so it is not the will of your Father

who is in heaven that one of these little ones

should perish.

18:15 "Moreover if your brother sins against

you, go and tell him his fault between you and

him alone. If he hears you, you have gained your

brother.

18:16 "But if he will not hear, take with you one

or two more, that 'by the mouth of two or three

witnesses every word may be established.'

18:17 "And if he refuses to hear them, tell it to

the congregation. But if he refuses even to hear

the congregation, let him be to you like a heathen

and a tax collector.

18:18 "Assuredly, I say to you, whatever you

bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and

whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in

heaven.

18:19 "Again I say to you that if two of you

agree on earth concerning anything that they ask,

it will be done for them by My Father in heaven.

18:20 "For where two or three are gathered

together in My name, I am there in the midst of

them."

18:21 Then Peter came to Him and said, "Lord,

how often shall my brother sin against me, and I

forgive him? Up to seven times?"

18:22 Yah’shua said to him, "I do not say to you,

up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven.

18:23 "Therefore the kingdom of heaven is like a

certain king who wanted to settle accounts with

his servants.

18:24 "And when he had begun to settle

accounts, one was brought to him who owed him

ten thousand talents.

18:25 "But as he was not able to pay, his master

commanded that he be sold, with his wife and

children and all that he had, and that payment be

made.

18:26 "The servant therefore fell down before

him, saying, 'Master, have patience with me, and

I will pay you all.'

18:27 "Then the master of that servant was

moved with compassion, released him, and

forgave him the debt.

18:28 "But that servant went out and found one

of his fellow servants who owed him a hundred

denarii; and he laid hands on him and took him

by the throat, saying, 'Pay me what you owe!'

18:29 "So his fellow servant fell down at his feet

and begged him, saying, 'Have patience with me,

and I will pay you all.'

18:30 "And he would not, but went and threw

him into prison till he should pay the debt.

18:31 "So when his fellow servants saw what

had been done, they were very grieved, and came

and told their master all that had been done.

18:32 "Then his master, after he had called him,

said to him, 'You wicked servant! I forgave you

all that debt because you begged me.

18:33 'Should you not also have had compassion

on your fellow servant, just as I had pity on you?'

18:34 "And his master was angry, and delivered

him to the torturers until he should pay all that

was due to him.

18:35 "So My heavenly Father also will do to

you if each of you, from his heart, does not

forgive his brother his trespasses."

 

Matthew 19:

19:1 Now it came to pass, when Yah’shua had

finished these sayings, that He departed from

Galilee and came to the region of Judea beyond

the Jordan.

19:2 And great multitudes followed Him, and He

healed them there.

19:3 The Pharisees also came to Him, testing

Him, and saying to Him, "Is it lawful for a man

to divorce his wife for just any reason?"

19:4 And He answered and said to them, "Have

you not read that He who made them at the

beginning 'made them male and female,'

19:5 "and said, 'For this reason a man shall leave

his father and mother and be joined to his wife,

and the two shall become one flesh'?

19:6 "So then, they are no longer two but one

flesh. Therefore what Yahweh has joined

together, let not man separate."

19:7 They said to Him, "Why then did Moses

command to give a certificate of divorce, and to

put her away?"

19:8 He said to them, "Moses, because of the

hardness of your hearts, permitted you to divorce

your wives, but from the beginning it was not so.

19:9 "And I say to you, whoever divorces his

wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries

another, commits adultery; and whoever marries

her who is divorced commits adultery."

19:10 His disciples said to Him, "If such is the

case of the man with his wife, it is better not to

marry."

19:11 But He said to them, "All cannot accept

this saying, but only those to whom it has been

given:

19:12 "For there are eunuchs who were born thus

from their mother's womb, and there are eunuchs

who were made eunuchs by men, and there are

eunuchs who have made themselves eunuchs for

the kingdom of heaven's sake. He who is able to

accept it, let him accept it."

19:13 Then little children were brought to Him

that He might put His hands on them and pray,

but the disciples rebuked them.

19:14 But Yah’shua said, "Let the little children

come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such

is the kingdom of heaven."

19:15 And He laid His hands on them and

departed from there.

19:16 Now behold, one came and said to Him,

"Good Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I

may have eternal life?"

19:17 So He said to him, "Why do you call Me

good? No one is good but One, that is, Yahweh.

But if you want to enter into life, keep the

commandments."

19:18 He said to Him, "Which ones?" Yah’shua

began saying, " 'You shall not murder,' 'You

shall not commit adultery,' 'You shall not steal,'

'You shall not bear false witness,'

19:19 'Honor your father and your mother,' and,

'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' "

19:20 The young man said to Him, "All these

things I have kept from my youth. What do I still

lack?"

19:21 Yah’shua said to him, "If you want to be

perfect, go, sell what you have and give to the

poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and

come, follow Me."

19:22 But when the young man heard that

saying, he went away sorrowful, for he had great

possessions.

19:23 Then Yah’shua said to His disciples,

"Assuredly, I say to you that it is hard for a rich

man to enter the kingdom of heaven.

19:24 "And again I say to you, it is easier for a

camel to go through the eye of a needle than for

a rich man to enter the kingdom of Yahweh."

19:25 When His disciples heard it, they were

greatly astonished, saying, "Who then can be

saved?"

19:26 But Yah’shua looked at them and said to

them, "With men this is impossible, but with

Yahweh all things are possible."

19:27 Then Peter answered and said to Him,

"See, we have left all and followed You.

Therefore what shall we have?"

19:28 So Yah’shua said to them, "Assuredly I

say to you, that in the regeneration, when the

Son of Man sits on the throne of His glory, you

who have followed Me will also sit on twelve

thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

19:29 "And everyone who has left houses or

brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or

children or lands, for My name's sake, shall

receive a hundredfold, and inherit eternal life.

19:30 "But many who are first will be last, and

the last first.

 

Matthew 20:

20:1 "For the kingdom of heaven is like a

landowner who went out early in the morning to

hire laborers for his vineyard.

20:2 "Now when he had agreed with the laborers

for a denarius a day, he sent them into his

vineyard.

20:3 "And he went out about the third hour and

saw others standing idle in the marketplace,

20:4 "and said to them, 'You also go into the

vineyard, and whatever is right I will give you.'

So they went.

20:5 "Again he went out about the sixth and the

ninth hour, and did likewise.

20:6 "And about the eleventh hour he went out

and found others standing idle, and said to them,

'Why have you been standing here idle all day?'

20:7 "They said to him, 'Because no one hired

us.' He said to them, 'You also go into the

vineyard, and whatever is right you will receive.'

20:8 "So when evening had come, the owner of

the vineyard said to his steward, 'Call the

laborers and give them their wages, beginning

with the last to the first.'

20:9 "And when those came who were hired

about the eleventh hour, they each received a

denarius.

20:10 "But when the first came, they supposed

that they would receive more; and they likewise

received each a denarius.

20:11 "And when they had received it, they

complained against the landowner,

20:12 "saying, 'These last men have worked only

one hour, and you made them equal to us who

have borne the burden and the heat of the day.'

20:13 "But he answered one of them and said,

'Friend, I am doing you no wrong. Did you not

agree with me for a denarius?

20:14 'Take what is yours and go your way. I

wish to give to this last man the same as to you.

20:15 'Is it not lawful for me to do what I wish

with my own things? Or is your eye evil because

I am good?'

20:16 "So the last will be first, and the first last.

For many are called, but few chosen."

20:17 Now Yah’shua, going up to Jerusalem,

took the twelve disciples aside on the road and

said to them,

20:18 "Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem,

and the Son of Man will be betrayed to the chief

priests and to the scribes; and they will condemn

Him to death,

20:19 "and deliver Him to the Gentiles to mock

and to scourge and to crucify. And the third day

He will rise again."

20:20 Then the mother of Zebedee's sons came

to Him with her sons, kneeling down and asking

something from Him.

20:21 And He said to her, "What do you wish?"

She said to Him, "Grant that these two sons of

mine may sit, one on Your right hand and the

other on the left, in Your kingdom."

20:22 But Yah’shua answered and said, "You do

not know what you ask. Are you able to drink

the cup that I am about to drink, and be baptized

with the baptism that I am baptized with?" They

said to Him, "We are able."

20:23 So He said to them, "You will indeed

drink My cup, and be baptized with the baptism

that I am baptized with; but to sit on My right

hand and on My left is not Mine to give, but it is

for those for whom it is prepared by My Father."

20:24 And when the ten heard it, they were

greatly displeased with the two brothers.

20:25 But Yah’shua called them to Himself and

said, "You know that the rulers of the Gentiles

lord it over them, and those who are great

exercise authority over them.

20:26 "Yet it shall not be so among you; but

whoever desires to become great among you, let

him be your servant.

20:27 "And whoever desires to be first among

you, let him be your slave-

20:28 "just as the Son of Man did not come to be

served, but to serve, and to give His life a

ransom for many."

20:29 Now as they went out of Jericho, a great

multitude followed Him.

20:30 And behold, two blind men sitting by the

road, when they heard that Yah’shua was passing

by, cried out, saying, "Have mercy on us, O Lord

Yah’shua, Son of David!"

20:31 Then the multitude warned them that they

should be quiet; but they cried out all the more,

saying, "Have mercy on us, O Lord Yah’shua,

Son of David!"

20:32 So Yah’shua stood still and called them,

and said, "What do you want Me to do for you?"

20:33 They said to Him, "Lord, that our eyes

may be opened."

20:34 So Yah’shua had compassion and touched

their eyes. And immediately their eyes received

sight, and they followed Him.

 

Matthew 21:

21:1 Now when they drew near Jerusalem, and

came to Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, then

Yah’shua sent two disciples,

21:2 saying to them, "Go into the village

opposite you, and immediately you will find a

donkey tied, and a colt with her. Loose them and

bring them to Me.

21:3 "And if anyone says anything to you, you

shall say, 'The Lord Yah’shua has need of them,'

and immediately he will send them."

21:4 All this was done that it might be fulfilled

which was spoken by the prophet, saying:

21:5 "Tell the daughter of Zion,

'Behold, your King is coming to you,

Lowly, and sitting on a donkey,

A colt, the foal of a donkey.' "

21:6 So the disciples went and did as Yah’shua

commanded them.

21:7 They brought the donkey and the colt, laid

their clothes on them, and set Him on them.

21:8 And a very great multitude spread their

clothes on the road; others cut down branches

from the trees and spread them on the road.

21:9 Then the multitudes who went before and

those who followed cried out, saying:

"Hosanna to the Son of David!

'Blessed is He who comes in the name of

Yahweh!'

Hosanna in the highest!"

21:10 And when He had come into Jerusalem, all

the city was moved, saying, "Who is this?"

21:11 So the multitudes said, "This is Yah’shua,

the prophet from Nazareth of Galilee."

21:12 Then Yah’shua went into the temple of

Yahweh and drove out all those who bought and

sold in the temple, and overturned the tables of

the money changers and the seats of those who

sold doves.

21:13 And He said to them, "It is written, 'My

house shall be called a house of prayer,' but you

have made it a 'den of thieves.' "

21:14 Then the blind and the lame came to Him

in the temple, and He healed them.

21:15 But when the chief priests and scribes saw

the wonderful things that He did, and the

children crying out in the temple and saying,

"Hosanna to the Son of David!" they were

indignant

21:16 and said to Him, "Do You hear what these

are saying?" And Yah’shua said to them, "Yes.

Have you never read,

'Out of the mouth of babes and nursing infants

You have perfected praise'?"

21:17 Then He left them and went out of the city

to Bethany, and He lodged there.

21:18 Now in the morning, as He returned to the

city, He was hungry.

21:19 And seeing a fig tree by the road, He came

to it and found nothing on it but leaves, and said

to it, "Let no fruit grow on you ever again."

Immediately the fig tree withered away.

21:20 And when the disciples saw it, they

marveled, saying, "How did the fig tree wither

away so soon?"

21:21 So Yah’shua answered and said to them,

"Assuredly, I say to you, if you have faith and do

not doubt, you will not only do what was done to

the fig tree, but also if you say to this mountain,

'Be removed and be cast into the sea,' it will be

done.

21:22 "And whatever things you ask in prayer,

believing, you will receive."

21:23 Now when He came into the temple, the

chief priests and the elders of the people

confronted Him as He was teaching, and said,

"By what authority are You doing these things?

And who gave You this authority?"

21:24 But Yah’shua answered and said to them,

"I also will ask you one thing, which if you tell

Me, I likewise will tell you by what authority I

do these things:

21:25 "The baptism of John-where was it from?

From heaven or from men?" And they reasoned

among themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From

heaven,' He will say to us, 'Why then did you not

believe him?'

21:26 "But if we say, 'From men,' we fear the

multitude, for all count John as a prophet."

21:27 So they answered Yah’shua and said, "We

do not know." And He said to them, "Neither

will I tell you by what authority I do these

things.

21:28 "But what do you think? A man had two

sons, and he came to the first and said, 'Son, go,

work today in my vineyard.'

21:29 "He answered and said, 'I will not,' but

afterward he regretted it and went.

21:30 "Then he came to the second and said

likewise. And he answered and said, 'I go, sir,'

but he did not go.

21:31 "Which of the two did the will of his

father?" They said to Him, "The first." Yah’shua

said to them, "Assuredly, I say to you that tax

collectors and harlots enter the kingdom of

Yahweh before you.

21:32 "For John came to you in the way of

righteousness, and you did not believe him; but

tax collectors and harlots believed him; and

when you saw it, you did not afterward relent

and believe him.

21:33 "Hear another parable: There was a

certain landowner who planted a vineyard and

set a hedge around it, dug a winepress in it and

built a tower. And he leased it to vinedressers

and went into a far country.

21:34 "Now when vintage-time drew near, he

sent his servants to the vinedressers, that they

might receive its fruit.

21:35 "And the vinedressers took his servants,

beat one, killed one, and stoned another.

21:36 "Again he sent other servants, more than

the first, and they did likewise to them.

21:37 "Then last of all he sent his son to them,

saying, 'They will respect my son.'

21:38 "But when the vinedressers saw the son,

they said among themselves, 'This is the heir.

Come, let us kill him and seize his inheritance.'

21:39 "So they took him and cast him out of the

vineyard and killed him.

21:40 "Therefore, when the owner of the

vineyard comes, what will he do to those

vinedressers?"

21:41 They said to Him, "He will destroy those

wicked men miserably, and lease his vineyard to

other vinedressers who will render to him the

fruits in their seasons."

21:42 Yah’shua said to them, "Have you never

read in the Scriptures:

'The stone which the builders rejected

Has become the chief cornerstone.

This was Yahweh's doing,

And it is marvelous in our eyes'?

21:43 "Therefore I say to you, the kingdom of

Yahweh will be taken from you and given to a

nation bearing the fruits of it.

21:44 "And whoever falls on this stone will be

broken; but on whomever it falls, it will grind

him to powder."

21:45 Now when the chief priests and Pharisees

heard His parables, they perceived that He was

speaking of them.

21:46 But when they sought to lay hands on

Him, they feared the multitudes, because they

took Him for a prophet.

 

Matthew 22:

22:1 And Yah’shua answered and spoke to them

again by parables and said:

22:2 "The kingdom of heaven is like a certain

king who arranged a marriage for his son,

22:3 "and sent out his servants to call those who

were invited to the wedding; and they were not

willing to come.

22:4 "Again, he sent out other servants, saying,

'Tell those who are invited, "See, I have prepared

my dinner; my oxen and fatted cattle are killed,

and all things are ready. Come to the wedding." '

22:5 "But they made light of it and went their

ways, one to his own farm, another to his

business.

22:6 "And the rest seized his servants, treated

them spitefully, and killed them.

22:7 "But when the king heard about it, he was

furious. And he sent out his armies, destroyed

those murderers, and burned up their city.

22:8 "Then he said to his servants, 'The wedding

is ready, but those who were invited were not

worthy.

22:9 'Therefore go into the highways, and as

many as you find, invite to the wedding.'

22:10 "So those servants went out into the

highways and gathered together all whom they

found, both bad and good. And the wedding hall

was filled with guests.

22:11 "But when the king came in to see the

guests, he saw a man there who did not have on a

wedding garment.

22:12 "So he said to him, 'Friend, how did you

come in here without a wedding garment?' And

he was speechless.

22:13 "Then the king said to the servants, 'Bind

him hand and foot, take him away, and cast him

into outer darkness; there will be weeping and

gnashing of teeth.'

22:14 "For many are called, but few are chosen."

22:15 Then the Pharisees went and plotted how

they might entangle Him in His talk.

22:16 And they sent to Him their disciples with

the Herodians, saying, "Teacher, we know that

You are true, and teach the way of Yahweh in

truth; nor do You care about anyone, for You do

not regard the person of men.

22:17 "Tell us, therefore, what do You think? Is

it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?"

22:18 But Yah’shua perceived their wickedness,

and said, "Why do you test Me, you hypocrites?

22:19 "Show Me the tax money." So they

brought Him a denarius.

22:20 And He said to them, "Whose image and

inscription is this?"

22:21 They said to Him, "Caesar's." And He said

to them, "Render therefore to Caesar the things

that are Caesar's, and to Yahweh the things that

are Yahweh's."

22:22 When they had heard these words, they

marveled, and left Him and went their way.

22:23 The same day the Sadducees, who say

there is no resurrection, came to Him and asked

Him,

22:24 saying: "Teacher, Moses said that if a man

dies, having no children, his brother shall marry

his wife and raise up offspring for his brother.

22:25 "Now there were with us seven brothers.

The first died after he had married, and having

no offspring, left his wife to his brother.

22:26 "Likewise the second also, and the third,

even to the seventh.

22:27 "Last of all the woman died also.

22:28 "Therefore, in the resurrection, whose wife

of the seven will she be? For they all had her."

22:29 Yah’shua answered and said to them,

"You are mistaken, not knowing the Scriptures

nor the power of Yahweh.

22:30 "For in the resurrection they neither marry

nor are given in marriage, but are like angels of

Yahweh in heaven.

22:31 "But concerning the resurrection of the

dead, have you not read what was spoken to you

by Yahweh, saying,

22:32 'I am the God of Abraham, the God of

Isaac, and the God of Jacob'? Yahweh is not the

God of the dead, but of the living."

22:33 And when the multitudes heard this, they

were astonished at His teaching.

22:34 But when the Pharisees heard that He had

silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together.

22:35 Then one of them, a lawyer, asked Him a

question, testing Him, and saying,

22:36 "Teacher, which is the great

commandment in the law?"

22:37 Yah’shua said to him, " 'You shall love

Yahweh your God with all your heart, with all

your spirit, and with all your mind.'

22:38 "This is the first and great commandment.

22:39 "And the second is like it: 'You shall love

your neighbor as yourself.'

22:40 "On these two commandments hang all the

Law and the Prophets."

22:41 While the Pharisees were gathered

together, Yah’shua asked them,

22:42 saying, "What do you think about the

Messiah? Whose Son is He?" They said to Him,

"The Son of David."

22:43 He said to them, "How then does David in

the Spirit call Him 'Lord,' saying:

22:44 'Yahweh said to my Lord,

"Sit at My right hand,

Till I make Your enemies Your footstool" '?

22:45 "If David then calls Him 'Lord,' how is He

his Son?"

22:46 And no one was able to answer Him a

word, nor from that day on did anyone dare

question Him anymore.

 

Matthew 23:

23:1 Then Yah’shua spoke to the multitudes and

to His disciples,

23:2 saying: "The scribes and the Pharisees sit in

Moses' seat.

23:3 "Therefore whatever they tell you to

observe, that observe and do, but do not do

according to their works; for they say, and do not

do.

23:4 "For they bind heavy burdens, hard to bear,

and lay them on men's shoulders; but they

themselves will not move them with one of their

fingers.

23:5 "But all their works they do to be seen by

men. They make their phylacteries broad and

enlarge the borders of their garments.

23:6 "They love the best places at feasts, the best

seats in the synagogues,

23:7 "greetings in the marketplaces, and to be

called by men, 'Rabbi, Rabbi.'

23:8 "But you, do not be called 'Rabbi' [priest or

pastor]; for One is your Teacher, the Messiah,

and you are all brethren.

23:9 "Do not call anyone on earth your father;

for One is your Father, Yahweh who is in

heaven.

23:10 "And do not be called teachers; for One is

your Teacher, the Messiah.

23:11 "But he who is greatest among you shall

be your servant.

23:12 "And whoever exalts himself will be

humbled, and he who humbles himself will be

exalted.

23:13 "But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees,

hypocrites! For you shut up the kingdom of

heaven against men; for you neither go in

yourselves, nor do you allow those who are

entering to go in.

23:14 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees,

hypocrites! For you devour widows' houses, and

for a pretense make long prayers. Therefore you

will receive greater condemnation.

23:15 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees,

hypocrites! For you travel land and sea to win

one proselyte, and when he is won, you make

him twice as much a son of Satan as yourselves.

23:16 "Woe to you, blind guides, who say,

'Whoever swears by the temple, it is nothing; but

whoever swears by the gold of the temple, he is

obliged to perform it.'

23:17 "Fools and blind! For which is greater, the

gold or the temple that sanctifies the gold?

23:18 "And, 'Whoever swears by the altar, it is

nothing; but whoever swears by the gift that is

on it, he is obliged to perform it.'

23:19 "Fools and blind! For which is greater, the

gift or the altar that sanctifies the gift?

23:20 "Therefore he who swears by the altar,

swears by it and by all things on it.

23:21 "He who swears by the temple, swears by

it and by Him who dwells in it.

23:22 "And he who swears by heaven, swears by

the throne of Yahweh and by Him who sits on it.

23:23 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees,

hypocrites! You pay tithe of mint, anise and

cummin and neglect the weightier matters of the

law: justice and mercy and faith; these you ought

to have done, without leaving the others undone.

23:24 "Blind guides, who strain out a gnat and

swallow a camel!

23:25 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees,

hypocrites! For you cleanse the outside of the

cup and dish, but inside they are full of extortion

and self-indulgence.

23:26 "Blind Pharisee, first cleanse the inside of

the cup and dish, that the outside of them may be

clean also.

23:27 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees,

hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs

which indeed appear beautiful outwardly, but

inside are full of dead men's bones and all

uncleanness.

23:28 "Even so you also outwardly appear

righteous to men, but inside you are full of

hypocrisy and lawlessness.

23:29 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees,

hypocrites! Because you build the tombs of the

prophets and adorn the monuments of the

righteous,

23:30 "and say, 'If we had lived in the days of

our fathers, we would not have been partakers

with them in the blood of the prophets.'

23:31 "Therefore you are witnesses against

yourselves that you are sons of those who

murdered the prophets.

23:32 "Fill up, then, the measure of your fathers'

guilt.

23:33 "Serpents, brood of vipers! How can you

escape the condemnation of the fire in the Valley

of Hinnom [city dump]?

23:34 "Therefore, indeed, I send you prophets,

wise men, and scribes: some of them you will

kill and crucify, and some of them you will

scourge in your synagogues and persecute from

city to city,

23:35 "that on you may come all the righteous

blood shed on the earth, from the blood of

righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, son of

Berechiah, whom you murdered between the

temple and the altar.

23:36 "Assuredly, I say to you, all these things

will come upon this generation.

23:37 "O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the one who

kills the prophets and stones those who are sent

to her! How often I wanted to gather your

children together, as a hen gathers her chicks

under her wings, but you were not willing!

23:38 "See! Your house is left to you desolate;

23:39 "for I say to you, you shall see Me no

more till you say, 'Blessed is He who comes in

the name of Yahweh!' "

 

Matthew 24:

24:1 Then Yah’shua went out and departed from

the temple, and His disciples came up to show

Him the buildings of the temple.

24:2 And Yah’shua said to them, "Do you not

see all these things? Assuredly, I say to you, not

one stone shall be left here upon another, that

shall not be thrown down."

24:3 Now as He sat on the Mount of Olives, the

disciples came to Him privately, saying, "Tell us,

when will these things be? And what will be the

sign of Your coming, and of the end of the age?"

24:4 And Yah’shua answered and said to them:

"Take heed that no one deceives you.

24:5 "For many will come in My name, saying, 'I

am the Messiah,' and will deceive many.

24:6 "And you will hear of wars and rumors of

wars. See that you are not troubled; for all these

things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.

24:7 "For nation will rise against nation, and

kingdom against kingdom. And there will be

famines, pestilences, and earthquakes in various

places.

24:8 "All these are the beginning of sorrows.

24:9 "Then they will deliver you up to tribulation

and kill you, and you will be hated by all nations

for My name's sake.

24:10 "And then many will be offended, will

betray one another, and will hate one another.

24:11 "Then many false prophets will rise up and

deceive many.

24:12 "And because lawlessness will abound, the

love of many will grow cold.

24:13 "But he who endures to the end shall be

saved.

24:14 "And this gospel of the kingdom will be

preached in all the world as a witness to all the

nations, and then the end will come.

24:15 "Therefore when you see the 'abomination

of desolation,' spoken of by Daniel the prophet,

standing in the holy place" (whoever reads, let

him understand),

24:16 "then let those who are in Judea flee to the

mountains.

24:17 "Let him who is on the housetop not go

down to take anything out of his house.

24:18 "And let him who is in the field not go

back to get his clothes.

24:19 "But woe to those who are pregnant and to

those who are nursing babies in those days!

24:20 "And pray that your flight may not be in

winter or on the Sabbath.

24:21 "For then there will be great tribulation,

such as has not been since the beginning of the

world until this time, no, nor ever shall be.

24:22 "And unless those days were shortened, no

flesh would be saved; but for the elect's sake

those days will be shortened.

24:23 "Then if anyone says to you, 'Look, here is

the Messiah!' or 'There!' do not believe it.

24:24 "For false messiahs [Christians] and false

prophets will rise and show great signs and

wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.

24:25 "See, I have told you beforehand.

24:26 "Therefore if they say to you, 'Look, He is

in the desert!' do not go out; or 'Look, He is in

the inner rooms!' do not believe it.

24:27 "For as the lightning comes from the

eastern sky and flashes to the western, so also

will the coming of the Son of Man be.

24:28 "For wherever the carcass is, there the

eagles will be gathered together.

24:29 "Immediately after the tribulation of those

days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will

not give its light; the stars will fall from the sky,

and the powers of the skies will be shaken.

24:30 "Then the sign of the Son of Man will

appear in the sky, and then all the tribes of the

earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of

Man coming on the clouds of the sky with power

and great glory.

24:31 "And He will send Yahweh’s angels with a

great sound of a trumpet, and they will gather

together His elect from the four winds, from one

end of the sky to the other.

24:32 "Now learn this parable from the fig tree:

When its branch has already become tender and

puts forth leaves, you know that summer is near.

24:33 "So you also, when you see all these

things, know that it is near-at the doors!

24:34 "Assuredly, I say to you, this generation

will by no means pass away till all these things

take place.

24:35 "The sky and earth will pass away, but My

words will by no means pass away.

24:36 "But of that day and hour no one knows,

not even the angels of heaven, but My Father

only.

24:37 "But as the days of Noah were, so also will

the coming of the Son of Man be.

24:38 "For as in the days before the flood, they

were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in

marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark,

24:39 "and did not know until the flood came

and took them all away, so also will the coming

of the Son of Man be.

24:40 "Then two men will be in the field: one

will be taken and the other left.

24:41 "Two women will be grinding at the mill:

one will be taken and the other left.

24:42 "Watch therefore, for you do not know

what hour your Lord is coming.

24:43 "But know this, that if the master of the

house had known what hour the thief would

come, he would have watched and not allowed

his house to be broken into.

24:44 "Therefore you also be ready, for the Son

of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.

24:45 "Who then is a faithful and wise servant,

whom his master made ruler over his household,

to give them food in due season?

24:46 "Blessed is that servant whom his master,

when he comes, will find so doing.

24:47 "Assuredly, I say to you that he will make

him ruler over all his goods.

24:48 "But if that evil servant says in his heart,

'My master is delaying his coming,'

24:49 "and begins to beat his fellow servants,

and to eat and drink with the drunkards,

24:50 "the master of that servant will come on a

day when he is not looking for him and at an

hour that he is not aware of,

24:51 "and will cut him in two and appoint him

his portion with the hypocrites. There shall be

weeping and gnashing of teeth.

 

Matthew 25:

25:1 "Then the kingdom of heaven shall be

likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and

went out to meet the bridegroom.

25:2 "Now five of them were wise, and five were

foolish.

25:3 "Those who were foolish took their lamps

and took no oil with them,

25:4 "but the wise took oil in their vessels with

their lamps.

25:5 "But while the bridegroom was delayed,

they all slumbered and slept.

25:6 "And at midnight a cry was heard: 'Behold,

the bridegroom is coming; go out to meet him!'

25:7 "Then all those virgins arose and trimmed

their lamps.

25:8 "And the foolish said to the wise, 'Give us

some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'

25:9 "But the wise answered, saying, 'No, lest

there should not be enough for us and you; but

go rather to those who sell, and buy for

yourselves.'

25:10 "And while they went to buy, the

bridegroom came, and those who were ready

went in with him to the wedding; and the door

was shut.

25:11 "Afterward the other virgins came also,

saying, 'Lord, Lord, open to us!'

25:12 "But he answered and said, 'Assuredly, I

say to you, I do not know you.'

25:13 "Watch therefore, for you know neither the

day nor the hour in which the Son of Man is

coming.

25:14 "For the kingdom of heaven is like a man

traveling to a far country, who called his own

servants and delivered his goods to them.

25:15 "And to one he gave five talents, to

another two, and to another one, to each

according to his own ability; and immediately he

went on a journey.

25:16 "Then he who had received the five talents

went and traded with them, and made another

five talents.

25:17 "And likewise he who had received two

gained two more also.

25:18 "But he who had received one went and

dug in the ground, and hid his lord's money.

25:19 "After a long time the lord of those

servants came and settled accounts with them.

25:20 "So he who had received five talents came

and brought five other talents, saying, 'Lord, you

delivered to me five talents; look, I have gained

five more talents besides them.'

25:21 "His lord said to him, 'Well done, good

and faithful servant; you were faithful over a few

things, I will make you ruler over many things.

Enter into the joy of your lord.'

25:22 "He also who had received two talents

came and said, 'Lord, you delivered to me two

talents; look, I have gained two more talents

besides them.'

25:23 "His lord said to him, 'Well done, good

and faithful servant; you have been faithful over

a few things, I will make you ruler over many

things. Enter into the joy of your lord.'

25:24 "Then he who had received the one talent

came and said, 'Lord, I knew you to be a hard

man, reaping where you have not sown, and

gathering where you have not scattered seed.

25:25 'And I was afraid, and went and hid your

talent in the ground. Look, there you have what

is yours.'

25:26 "But his lord answered and said to him,

'You wicked and lazy servant, you knew that I

reap where I have not sown, and gather where I

have not scattered seed.

25:27 'So you ought to have deposited my money

with the bankers, and at my coming I would have

received back my own with interest.

25:28 'Therefore take the talent from him, and

give it to him who has ten talents.

25:29 'For to everyone who has, more will be

given, and he will have abundance; but from him

who does not have, even what he has will be

taken away.

25:30 'And cast the unprofitable servant into the

outer darkness. There will be weeping and

gnashing of teeth.'

25:31 "When the Son of Man comes in His

glory, and all the holy angels with Him, then He

will sit on the throne of His glory.

25:32 "All the nations will be gathered before

Him, and He will separate them one from

another, as a shepherd divides his sheep from the

goats.

25:33 "And He will set the sheep on His right

hand, but the goats on the left.

25:34 "Then the King will say to those on His

right hand, 'Come, you blessed of My Father,

inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the

foundation of the world:

25:35 'for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I

was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a

stranger and you took Me in;

25:36 'I was naked and you clothed Me; I was

sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you

came to Me.'

25:37 "Then the righteous will answer Him,

saying, 'Lord, when did we see You hungry and

feed You, or thirsty and give You drink?

25:38 'When did we see You a stranger and take

You in, or naked and clothe You?

25:39 'Or when did we see You sick, or in

prison, and come to You?'

25:40 "And the King will answer and say to

them, 'Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you

did it to one of the least of these My brethren,

you did it to Me.'

25:41 "Then He will also say to those on the left

hand, 'Depart from Me, you cursed, into the

everlasting fire prepared for the devil and his

angels:

25:42 'for I was hungry and you gave Me no

food; I was thirsty and you gave Me no drink;

25:43 'I was a stranger and you did not take Me

in, naked and you did not clothe Me, sick and in

prison and you did not visit Me.'

25:44 "Then they also will answer Him, saying,

'Lord, when did we see You hungry or thirsty or

a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and did

not minister to You?'

25:45 "Then He will answer them, saying,

'Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did not

do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it

to Me.'

25:46 "And these will go away into everlasting

punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."

 

Matthew 26:

26:1 Now it came to pass, when Yah’shua had

finished all these sayings, that He said to His

disciples,

26:2 "You know that after two days is the

Passover, and the Son of Man will be delivered

up to be crucified."

26:3 Then the chief priests, the scribes, and the

elders of the people assembled at the palace of

the high priest, who was called Caiaphas,

26:4 and plotted to take Yah’shua by trickery

and kill Him.

26:5 But they said, "Not during the feast, lest

there be an uproar among the people."

26:6 And when Yah’shua was in Bethany at the

house of Simon the leper,

26:7 a woman came to Him having an alabaster

flask of very costly fragrant oil, and she poured it

on His head as He sat at the table.

26:8 But when His disciples saw it, they were

indignant, saying, "Why this waste?

26:9 "For this fragrant oil might have been sold

for much and given to the poor."

26:10 But when Yah’shua was aware of it, He

said to them, "Why do you trouble the woman?

For she has done a good work for Me.

26:11 "For you have the poor with you always,

but Me you do not have always.

26:12 "For in pouring this fragrant oil on My

body, she did it for My burial.

26:13 "Assuredly, I say to you, wherever this

gospel is preached in the whole world, what this

woman has done will also be told as a memorial

to her."

26:14 Then one of the twelve, called Judas

Iscariot, went to the chief priests

26:15 and said, "What are you willing to give me

if I deliver Him to you?" And they counted out to

him thirty pieces of silver.

26:16 So from that time he sought opportunity to

betray Him.

26:17 Now on the first day of the unleaveneds

[that is the preparation day before the Passover]

the disciples came to Yah’shua, saying to Him,

"Where do You want us to prepare for You to eat

the Passover?"

26:18 And He said, "Go into the city to a certain

man, and say to him, 'The Teacher says, "My

time is at hand; I will keep the Passover at your

house with My disciples." ' "

26:19 So the disciples did as Yah’shua had

directed them; and they prepared the Passover.

26:20 When the even of the Passover had come,

He sat down with the twelve.

26:21 Now as they were eating, He said,

"Assuredly, I say to you, one of you will betray

Me."

26:22 And they were exceedingly sorrowful, and

each of them began to say to Him, "Lord, is it I?"

26:23 He answered and said, "He who dipped his

hand with Me in the dish will betray Me.

26:24 "The Son of Man indeed goes just as it is

written of Him, but woe to that man by whom

the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been

good for that man if he had not been born."

26:25 Then Judas, who was betraying Him,

answered and said, "Rabbi, is it I?" He said to

him, "You have said it."

26:26 And as they were eating, Yah’shua took

bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to the

disciples and said, "Take, eat; this is My body."

26:27 Then He took the cup, and gave thanks,

and gave it to them, saying, "Drink from it, all of

you.

26:28 "For this is My blood of the new covenant,

which is shed for many for the remission of sins.

26:29 "But I say to you, I will not drink of this

fruit of the vine from now on until that day when

I drink it new with you in My Father's kingdom."

26:30 And when they had sung a hymn, they

went out to the Mount of Olives.

26:31 Then Yah’shua said to them, "All of you

will be made to stumble because of Me this

night, for it is written:

'I will strike the Shepherd,

And the sheep of the flock will be scattered.'

26:32 "But after I have been raised, I will go

before you to Galilee."

26:33 Peter answered and said to Him, "Even if

all are made to stumble because of You, I will

never be made to stumble."

26:34 Yah’shua said to him, "Assuredly, I say to

you that this night, before the rooster crows, you

will deny Me three times."

26:35 Peter said to Him, "Even if I have to die

with You, I will not deny You!" And so said all

the disciples.

26:36 Then Yah’shua came with them to a place

called Gethsemane, and said to the disciples, "Sit

here while I go and pray over there."

26:37 And He took with Him Peter and the two

sons of Zebedee, and He began to be sorrowful

and deeply distressed.

26:38 Then He said to them, "My spirit is

exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Stay here

and watch with Me."

26:39 He went a little farther and fell on His

face, and prayed, saying, "O My Father, if it is

possible, let this cup pass from Me; nevertheless,

not as I will, but as You will."

26:40 Then He came to the disciples and found

them asleep, and said to Peter, "What? Could

you not watch with Me one hour?

26:41 "Watch and pray, lest you enter into

temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the

flesh is weak."

26:42 Again, a second time, He went away and

prayed, saying, "O My Father, if this cup cannot

pass away from Me unless I drink it, Your will

be done."

26:43 And He came and found them asleep

again, for their eyes were heavy.

26:44 So He left them, went away again, and

prayed the third time, saying the same words.

26:45 Then He came to His disciples and said to

them, "Are you still sleeping and resting?

Behold, the hour is at hand, and the Son of Man

is being betrayed into the hands of sinners.

26:46 "Rise, let us be going. See, My betrayer is

at hand."

26:47 And while He was still speaking, behold,

Judas, one of the twelve, with a great multitude

with swords and clubs, came from the chief

priests and elders of the people.

26:48 Now His betrayer had given them a sign,

saying, "Whomever I kiss, He is the One; seize

Him."

26:49 Immediately he went up to Yah’shua and

said, "Greetings, Rabbi!" and kissed Him.

26:50 But Yah’shua said to him, "Friend, why

have you come?" Then they came and laid hands

on Yah’shua and took Him.

26:51 And suddenly, one of those who were with

Yah’shua stretched out his hand and drew his

sword, struck the servant of the high priest, and

cut off his ear.

26:52 But Yah’shua said to him, "Put your sword

in its place, for all who take the sword will

perish by the sword.

26:53 "Or do you think that I cannot now pray to

My Father, and He will provide Me with more

than twelve legions of angels?

26:54 "How then could the Scriptures be

fulfilled, that it must happen thus?"

26:55 In that hour Yah’shua said to the

multitudes, "Have you come out, as against a

robber, with swords and clubs to take Me? I sat

daily with you, teaching in the temple, and you

did not seize Me.

26:56 "But all this was done that the Scriptures

of the prophets might be fulfilled." Then all the

disciples forsook Him and fled.

26:57 And those who had laid hold of Yah’shua

led Him away to Caiaphas the high priest, where

the scribes and the elders were assembled.

26:58 But Peter followed Him at a distance to

the high priest's courtyard. And he went in and

sat with the servants to see the end.

26:59 Now the chief priests, the elders, and all

the council sought false testimony against

Yah’shua to put Him to death,

26:60 but found none. Even though many false

witnesses came forward, they found none. But at

last two false witnesses came forward

26:61 and said, "This fellow said, 'I am able to

destroy the temple of Yahweh and to build it in

three days.' "

26:62 And the high priest arose and said to Him,

"Do You answer nothing? What is it these men

testify against You?"

26:63 But Yah’shua kept silent. And the high

priest answered and said to Him, "I put You

under oath by the living God: Tell us if You are

the Messiah, the Son of Yahweh!"

26:64 Yah’shua said to him, "It is as you said.

Nevertheless, I say to you, hereafter you will see

the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the

Power, and coming on the clouds of

26:65 Then the high priest tore his clothes,

saying, "He has spoken blasphemy! What further

need do we have of witnesses? Look, now you

have heard His blasphemy!

26:66 "What do you think?" They answered and

said, "He is deserving of death."

26:67 Then they spat in His face and beat Him;

and others struck Him with the palms of their

hands,

26:68 saying, "Prophesy to us, Messiah! Who is

the one who struck You?"

26:69 Now Peter sat outside in the courtyard.

And a servant girl came to him, saying, "You

also were with Yah’shua of Galilee."

26:70 But he denied it before them all, saying, "I

do not know what you are saying."

26:71 And when he had gone out to the gateway,

another girl saw him and said to those who were

there, "This fellow also was with Yah’shua of

Nazareth."

26:72 But again he denied with an oath, "I do not

know the Man!"

26:73 And a little later those who stood by came

up and said to Peter, "Surely you also are one of

them, for your speech betrays you."

26:74 Then he began to curse and swear, saying,

"I do not know the Man!" Immediately a rooster

crowed.

26:75 And Peter remembered the word of

Yah’shua who had said to him, "Before the

rooster crows, you will deny Me three times." So

he went out and wept bitterly.

 

Matthew 27:

27:1 When morning came, all the chief priests

and elders of the people plotted against Yah’shua

to put Him to death.

27:2 And when they had bound Him, they led

Him away and delivered Him to Pontius Pilate

the governor.

27:3 Then Judas, His betrayer, seeing that He

had been condemned, was remorseful and

brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the

chief priests and elders,

27:4 saying, "I have sinned by betraying

innocent blood." And they said, "What is that to

us? You see to it!"

27:5 Then he threw down the pieces of silver in

the temple and departed, and went and hanged

himself.

27:6 But the chief priests took the silver pieces

and said, "It is not lawful to put them into the

treasury, because they are the price of blood."

27:7 And they consulted together and bought

with them the potter's field, to bury strangers in.

27:8 Therefore that field has been called the

Field of Blood to this day.

27:9 Then was fulfilled what was spoken by

Jeremiah the prophet, saying, "And they took the

thirty pieces of silver, the value of Him who was

priced, whom they of the children of Israel

priced,

27:10 "and gave them for the potter's field, as

Yahweh directed me."

27:11 Now Yah’shua stood before the governor.

And the governor asked Him, saying, "Are You

the King of the Hebrews?" So Yah’shua said to

him, "It is as you say."

27:12 And while He was being accused by the

chief priests and elders, He answered nothing.

27:13 Then Pilate said to Him, "Do You not hear

how many things they testify against You?"

27:14 But He answered him not one word, so

that the governor marveled greatly.

27:15 Now at the feast the governor was

accustomed to releasing to the multitude one

prisoner whom they wished.

27:16 And at that time they had a notorious

prisoner called Barabbas.

27:17 Therefore, when they had gathered

together, Pilate said to them, "Whom do you

want me to release to you? Barabbas, or

Yah’shua who is called the Messiah?"

27:18 For he knew that they had handed Him

over because of envy.

27:19 While he was sitting on the judgment seat,

his wife sent to him, saying, "Have nothing to do

with that just Man, for I have suffered many

things today in a dream because of Him."

27:20 But the chief priests and elders persuaded

the multitudes that they should ask for Barabbas

and destroy Yah’shua.

27:21 The governor answered and said to them,

"Which of the two do you want me to release to

you?" They said, "Barabbas!"

27:22 Pilate said to them, "What then shall I do

with Yah’shua who is called Messiah?" They all

said to him, "Let Him be crucified!"

27:23 Then the governor said, "Why, what evil

has He done?" But they cried out all the more,

saying, "Let Him be crucified!"

27:24 When Pilate saw that he could not prevail

at all, but rather that a tumult was rising, he took

water and washed his hands before the multitude,

saying, "I am innocent of the blood of this just

Man. You see to it."

27:25 And all the people answered and said, "His

blood be on us and on our children."

27:26 Then he released Barabbas to them; and

when he had scourged Yah’shua, he delivered

Him to be crucified.

27:27 Then the soldiers of the governor took

Yah’shua into the Praetorium and gathered the

whole garrison around Him.

27:28 And they stripped Him and put a scarlet

robe on Him to mock Him.

27:29 They twisted a crown of thorns and put it

on His head, and a reed in His right hand. And

they bowed the knee before Him and mocked

Him, saying, "Hail, King of the Hebrews!"

27:30 Then they spat on Him, and took the reed

and struck Him on the head.

27:31 And when they had mocked Him, they

took the robe off Him, put His own clothes on

Him, and led Him away to be crucified.

27:32 Now as they came out, they found a man

of Cyrene, Simon by name. Him they compelled

to bear His stake.

27:33 And when they had come to a place called

Golgotha, that is to say, Place of a Skull,

27:34 they gave Him sour wine mingled with

gall to drink. But when He had tasted it, He

would not drink.

27:35 Then they crucified Him, and divided His

garments, casting lots, that it might be fulfilled

which was spoken by the prophet:

"They divided My garments among them,

And for My clothing they cast lots."

27:36 Sitting down, they kept watch over Him.

27:37 And they put up over His head the

accusation written against Him: THIS IS

YAH’SHUA THE KING OF THE HEBREWS.

27:38 Then two robbers were crucified with

Him, one on the right and another on the left.

27:39 And those who passed by blasphemed

Him, wagging their heads

27:40 and saying, "You who destroy the temple

and build it in three days, save Yourself! If You

are the Son of Yahweh, come down from the

stake."

27:41 Likewise the chief priests also, mocking

with the scribes and elders, said,

27:42 "He saved others; Himself He cannot save.

If He is the King of Israel, let Him now come

down from the stake, and we will believe Him.

27:43 "He trusted in Yahweh; let Him deliver

Him now if He will have Him; for He said, 'I am

the Son of Yahweh.' "

27:44 Even the robbers who were crucified with

Him reviled Him with the same thing.

27:45 Now from the sixth hour until the ninth

hour there was darkness over all the land.

27:46 And about the ninth hour Yah’shua cried

out with a loud voice, saying, "Eli, Eli, lama

sabachthani?" that is, "My God, My God, why

have You forsaken Me?"

27:47 Some of those who stood there, when they

heard that, said, "This Man is calling for Elijah!"

27:48 Immediately one of them ran and took a

sponge, filled it with sour wine and put it on a

reed, and offered it to Him to drink.

27:49 The rest said, "Let Him alone; let us see if

Elijah will come to save Him."

27:50 And Yah’shua cried out again with a loud

voice, and yielded up His spirit.

27:51 Then, behold, the veil of the temple was

torn in two from top to bottom; and the earth

quaked, and the rocks were split,

27:52 and the graves were opened; and many

bodies of the saints who had died were raised;

27:53 and coming out of the graves after His

resurrection, they went into the holy city and

appeared to many.

27:54 So when the centurion and those with him,

who were guarding Yah’shua, saw the

earthquake and the things that happened, they

feared greatly, saying, "Truly this was the Son of

Yahweh!"

27:55 And many women who followed Yah’shua

from Galilee, ministering to Him, were there

looking on from afar,

27:56 among whom were Mary Magdalene,

Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the

mother of Zebedee's sons.

27:57 Now when evening had come, there came

a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who

himself had also become a disciple of Yah’shua.

 

Matthew 27:

27:58 This man went to Pilate and asked for the

body of Yah’shua. Then Pilate commanded the

body to be given to him.

27:59 When Joseph had taken the body, he

wrapped it in a clean linen cloth,

27:60 and laid it in his new tomb which he had

hewn out of the rock; and he rolled a large stone

against the door of the tomb, and departed.

27:61 And Mary Magdalene was there, and the

other Mary, sitting opposite the tomb.

27:62 On the next day, which followed the Day

of Preparation, the chief priests and Pharisees

gathered together to Pilate,

27:63 saying, "Sir, we remember, while He was

still alive, how that deceiver said, 'After three

days I will rise.'

27:64 "Therefore command that the tomb be

made secure until the third day, lest His disciples

come by night and steal Him away, and say to

the people, 'He has risen from the dead.' So the

last deception will be worse than the first."

27:65 Pilate said to them, "You may have a

regiment; go your way, make it as secure as you

know how."

27:66 So they went and made the tomb secure,

sealing the stone and setting the guard.

 

Matthew 28:

28:1 After the weekly Sabbath, as it was getting

toward dusk of the first day of the week, Mary

Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the

tomb.

28:2 And behold, there was a great earthquake;

for an angel of Yahweh descended from the sky,

and came and rolled back the stone from the

door, and sat on it.

28:3 His countenance was like lightning, and his

clothing as white as snow.

28:4 And the guards shook for fear of him, and

became like dead men.

28:5 But the angel answered and said to the

women, "Do not be afraid, for I know that you

seek Yah’shua who was crucified.

28:6 "He is not here; for He is risen, as He said.

Come, see the place where the Lord lay.

28:7 "And go quickly and tell His disciples that

He is risen from the dead, and indeed He is

going before you into Galilee; there you will see

Him. Behold, I have told you."

28:8 So they went out quickly from the tomb

with fear and great joy, and ran to bring His

disciples word.

28:9 And as they went to tell His disciples,

behold, Yah’shua met them, saying, "Rejoice!"

So they came and held Him by the feet and

worshiped Him.

28:10 Then Yah’shua said to them, "Do not be

afraid. Go and tell My brethren to go to Galilee,

and there they will see Me."

28:11 Now while they were going, behold, some

of the regiment guards came into the city and

reported to the chief priests all the things that had

happened.

28:12 When they had assembled with the elders

and consulted together, they gave a large sum of

money to the soldiers,

28:13 saying, "Tell them, 'His disciples came at

night and stole Him away while we slept.'

28:14 "And if this comes to the governor's ears,

we will appease him and make you secure."

28:15 So they took the money and did as they

were instructed; and this saying is commonly

reported among the Edomites until this day.

28:16 Then the eleven disciples went away into

Galilee, to the mountain which Yah’shua had

appointed for them.

28:17 When they saw Him, they worshiped Him;

but some doubted.

28:18 And Yah’shua came and spoke to them,

saying, "All authority has been given to Me in

heaven and on earth.

28:19 "Go therefore and make disciples of all the

nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father

and of the Son and of His Holy Spirit,

28:20 "teaching them to observe all things that I

have commanded you; and lo, I am with you

always, even to the end of the age." Amam.