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And he said unto the disciples, `It is impossible for the stumbling blocks not to come, but wo [to him] through whom they come;
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it is more profitable to him if a weighty millstone is put round about his neck, and he hath been cast into the sea, than that he may cause one of these little ones to stumble.
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`Take heed to yourselves, and, if thy brother may sin in regard to thee, rebuke him, and if he may reform, forgive him,
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and if seven times in the day he may sin against thee, and seven times in the day may turn back to thee, saying, I reform;
thou shalt forgive him.'
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And the apostles said to the Lord, `Add to us faith;'
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and the Lord said, `If ye had faith as a grain of mustard, ye would have said to this sycamine, Be uprooted, and be planted in the sea, and it would have obeyed you.
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`But, who is he of you — having a servant ploughing or feeding — who, to him having come in out of the field, will say, Having come near, recline at meat?
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but will not [rather] say to him, Prepare what I may sup, and having girded thyself about, minister to me, till I eat and drink, and after these things thou shalt eat and drink?
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Hath he favour to that servant because he did the things directed? I think not.
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`So also ye, when ye may have done all the things directed you, say — We are unprofitable servants, because that which we owed to do — we have done.'
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And it came to pass, in his going on to Jerusalem, that he passed through the midst of Samaria and Galilee,
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and he entering into a certain village, there met him ten leprous men, who stood afar off,
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and they lifted up the voice, saying, `Jesus, master, deal kindly with us;'
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and having seen [them], he said to them, `Having gone on, shew yourselves to the priests;' and it came to pass, in their going, they were cleansed,
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and one of them having seen that he was healed did turn back, with a loud voice glorifying God,
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and he fell upon [his] face at his feet, giving thanks to him, and he was a Samaritan.
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And Jesus answering said, `Were not the ten cleansed, and the ninewhere?
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There were not found who did turn back to give glory to God, except this alien;'
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and he said to him, `Having risen, be going on, thy faith hath saved thee.'
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And having been questioned by the Pharisees, when the reign of God doth come, he answered them, and said, `The reign of God doth not come with observation;
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nor shall they say, Lo, here;
or lo, there;
for lo, the reign of God is within you.'
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And he said unto his disciples, `Days will come, when ye shall desire to see one of the days of the Son of Man, and ye shall not behold [it];
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and they shall say to you, Lo, here;
or lo, there;
ye may not go away, nor follow;
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for as the lightning that is lightening out of the one [part] under heaven, to the other part under heaven doth shine, so shall be also the Son of Man in his day;
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and first it behoveth him to suffer many things, and to be rejected by this generation.
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`And, as it came to pass in the days of Noah, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of Man;
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they were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were given in marriage, till the day that Noah entered into the ark, and the deluge came, and destroyed all;
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in like manner also, as it came to pass in the days of Lot;
they were eating, they were drinking, they were buying, they were selling, they were planting, they were building;
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and on the day Lot went forth from Sodom, He rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed all.
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`According to these things it shall be, in the day the Son of Man is revealed;
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in that day, he who shall be on the house top, and his vessels in the house, let him not come down to take them away;
and he in the field, in like manner, let him not turn backward;
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remember the wife of Lot.
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Whoever may seek to save his life, shall lose it;
and whoever may lose it, shall preserve it.
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`I say to you, In that night, there shall be two men on one couch, the one shall be taken, and the other shall be left;
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two women shall be grinding at the same place together, the one shall be taken, and the other shall be left;
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two men shall be in the field, the one shall be taken, and the other left.'
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And they answering say to him, `Where, sir?' and he said to them, `Where the body [is], there will the eagles be gathered together.'