Matthew: Chapter 21

The Gospel According to Matthew. The 21st Chapter
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21:1 And when Jesus came nigh to Jerusalem, and came to Bethphage, to the mount of Olives, then Jesus sent his two disciples, When they drew nigh unto Jerusalem, and were come to Betphage, unto mount olivet, then sent Jesus two of his disciples, And when they drew near to Jerusalem, and were come to Bethphage, unto the mount of the olives, then sent Jesus two disciples, And when they drew nigh unto Hierusalem, and were come to Bethphage, unto the mount of Olives, then sent Jesus two Disciples,
21:2 saying to them, Go ye into the castle that is against you, and anon ye shall find an ass tied, and a colt with her; untie ye, and bring to me. saying to them: Go into the town that lieth over against you, and anon ye shall find an ass bound, and her colt with her, loose them and bring them unto me. Saying to them, Go into the town that is over against you, and anon ye shall find an ass bound, and a colt with her: loose them, and bring them unto me. Saying unto them, Go into the village over against you, and straightway ye shall find an Ass tied, and a colt with her: loose them, and bring them unto me.
21:3 And if any man say to you any thing, say ye, that the Lord hath need to them; and anon he shall leave them. And if any man say ought unto you, say ye that your master hath need of them, and straightway he will let them go. And if any man say ought unto you, say ye, that the Lord hath need of them, and straightway he will let them go. And if any man say ought unto you, ye shall say, The Lord hath need of them, and straightway he will send them.
21:4 All this was done, that that thing should be fulfilled, that was said by the prophet, saying, All this was done, to fulfill that which was spoken by the prophet, saying: All this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Prophet, saying, All this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Prophet, saying,
21:5 Say ye to the daughter of Sion, Lo! thy king cometh to thee, meek, sitting on an ass, and a colt of a beast under yoke. Tell ye the daughter of Sion: behold thy king cometh unto thee meek, sitting upon an ass and a colt, the foal of an ass used to the yoke. Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek and sitting upon an ass, and a colt, the foal of an ass used to the yoke. Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy king cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an Ass, and a colt, the foal of an Ass.
21:6 And the disciples went, and did as Jesus commanded them. The disciples went, and did as Jesus commanded them, So the disciples went, and did as Jesus had commanded them, And the Disciples went, and did as Jesus commanded them,
21:7 And they brought a she ass, and the colt, and put their clothes on them, and made him sit above. and brought the ass and the colt, and put on them their clothes, and set him thereon. And brought the ass & the colt, & put on them their clothes, and set him thereon. And brought the Ass, and the colt, and put on them their clothes, and they set him thereon.
21:8 Forsooth full much company spreaded their clothes in the way; soothly others cut branches of trees, and strowed in the way. Many of the people spread their garments in the way. other cut down branches from the trees, and strawed them in the way. And a great multitude spread their garments in the way: and other cut down branches from the trees, and strawed them in the way. And a very great multitude spread their garments in the way, others cut down branches from the trees, and strawed them in the way.
21:9 Forsooth the companies that went before, and that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna to the son of David; blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord; Hosanna in the highest things. Moreover the people that went before, and they also that came after cried saying: hosianna to the son of David. Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the lord, hosianna in the highest. Moreover, the people that went before, and they also that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna the son of David: blessed be he that cometh in the Name of the Lord, Hosanna thou which art in the highest heavens. And the multitudes that went before, and that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna to the son of David: Blessed is he that cometh in the Name of the Lord, Hosanna in the highest.
21:10 And when he had entered into Jerusalem, all the city was stirred, saying, Who is this? And when he was come into Jerusalem, all the city was moved, saying: who is this? And when he was come into Jerusalem, all the city was moved, saying, Who is this? And when he was come into Hierusalem, all the city was moved, saying, Who is this?
21:11 Forsooth the people said, This is Jesus, the prophet, of Nazareth of Galile. And the people, said: this is Jesus the prophet of nazareth a city of galile. And the people said, This is Jesus the Prophet of Nazareth in Galile. And the multitude said, This is Jesus the Prophet of Nazareth of Galilee.
21:12 And Jesus entered into the temple of God, and cast out of the temple all men selling and buying; and he turned upside-down the boards of changers, and the chairs of men that sold culvers. And Jesus went into the temple of god, and cast out all them that bought and sold in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves. And Jesus went into the Temple of God, and cast out all them that sold & bought in the Temple, and overthrew the tables of the money changers, and the seats of them that sold doves, And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the Temple, and overthrew the tables of the money changers, and the seats of them that sold doves,
21:13 And he said to them, It is written, My house shall be called an house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves. And said to them: it is written, mine house shall be called the house of prayer, but ye have made it a den of thieves. And said to them, It is written, Mine house shall be called the house of prayer: but ye have made it a den of thieves. And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer, but ye have made it a den of thieves.
21:14 And blind and crooked came to him in the temple, and he healed them. And the blind and the halt came to him in the temple, and he healed them. Then the blind, and the halt came to him in the Temple, and he healed them. And the blind and the lame came to him in the Temple, & he healed them.
21:15 Forsooth the princes of priests and scribes, seeing the wonderful things that he did, and children crying in the temple, and saying, Hosanna to the son of David, they had disdain, When the chief priests and scribes saw, the marvels that he did, And the children crying in the temple and saying, hosianna to the son of David, they disdained, But when the chief Priests and Scribes saw the marvels that he did, & the children crying in the Temple, & saying, Hosanna the son of David, they disdained, And when the chief Priests and Scribes saw the wonderful things that he did, & the children crying in the temple, & saying, Hosanna to the son of David, they were sore displeased,
21:16 and said to him, Hearest thou what these say? Soothly Jesus saith to them, Yea; whether ye have never read, That of the mouth of young children, and of suckling children, thou hast made perfect praising? and said unto him: hearest thou what these say? Jesus said unto them: have ye never read, of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast ordained praise? And said unto him, Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus said unto them, Yea: read ye never, By the mouth of babes & sucklings thou hast made perfect the praise? And said unto him, Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus saith unto them, Yea, have ye never read, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise?
21:17 And when he had left them, he went forth out of the city, into Bethany; and there he dwelt, and taught them of the kingdom of God. And he left them, and went out of the city unto bethany, and passed the time there. So he left them, and went out of the city unto Bethania, and lodged there. And he left them, and went out of the city into Bethany, and he lodged there.
21:18 But on the morrow, he, turning again into the city, hungered. In the morning as he returned into the city again, he hungered, And in the morning as he returned into the city, he was hungry, Now in the morning, as he returned into the city, he hungered.
21:19 And he saw a fig tree beside the way, and came to it, and found nothing thereon but leaves only. And he said to it, Never be fruit born of thee, into without end. And anon the fig tree was dried up. and spied a fig tree in the way, and came to it, and found nothing there on, but leaves only, and said to it, never fruit grow on thee henceforwards. And anon the fig tree withered away. And seeing a fig tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only, and said to it, Never fruit grow on thee henceforwards. And anon the fig tree withered. And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon but leaves only, and said unto it, Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever. And presently the fig tree withered away.
21:20 And the disciples seeing, wondered, saying, How anon it dried. And when his disciples saw that, they marvelled saying: How soon is the fig tree withered away? And when his disciples saw it, they marvelled, saying, How soon is the fig tree withered! And when the Disciples saw it, they marvelled, saying, How soon is the fig tree withered away?
21:21 And Jesus answered, and said to them, Truly I say to you, if ye have faith, and doubt not, not only ye shall do of the fig tree, but also if ye say to this hill, Take away thee, and cast thee into the sea, it shall be done. Jesus answered, and said unto them: Verily I say unto you, if ye shall have faith, and shall not doubt, ye shall not only do that which I have done to the fig tree: but also if ye shall say unto this mountain, take thyself away, and cast thyself into the sea, it shall be done. And Jesus answered and said unto them, Verily I say unto you, if ye have faith, and doubt not, ye shall not only do that, which I have done to the fig tree, but also if ye say unto this mountain, Take thyself away, and cast thyself into the sea, it shall be done. Jesus answered, and said unto them, Verily I say unto you, if ye have faith, and doubt not, ye shall not only do this which is done to the fig tree, but also, if ye shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the Sea, it shall be done.
21:22 And all things whatever ye shall ask in prayer believing, ye shall take. And whatsoever thing ye shall ask in your prayers (if ye believe) ye shall receive it. And whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, if ye believe, ye shall receive it. And all things whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.
21:23 And when he came into the temple, the princes of priests and the elder men of the people came nigh to him teaching, and said, In what power doest thou these things? and who gave thee this power? And when he was come into the temple, the chief priests and the seniors of the people came unto him as he was teaching, and said: by what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this power? And when he was come into the Temple, the chief Priests, and the Elders of the people came unto him, as he was teaching, and said, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority? And when he was come into the temple, the chief Priests and the Elders of the people came unto him as he was teaching, and said, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority?
21:24 Jesus answered, and said to them, And I shall ask you one word, which if ye shall say to me, I shall say to you, in what power I do these things. Jesus answered, and said unto them: I also will ask of you a certain question, which if ye assoil me, I in likewise will tell you by what authority I do these things. Then Jesus answered and said unto them, I also will ask of you a certain thing, which if ye tell me, I likewise will tell you by what authority I do these things. And Jesus answered, and said unto them, I also will ask you one thing, which if ye tell me, I in likewise will tell you by what authority I do these things.
21:25 Of whence was the baptism of John; of heaven, or of men? And they thought within themselves, saying, If we shall say of heaven, he shall say to us, Why then believe ye not to him? Whence was the baptism of Jhon? from heaven, or of men, And they thought in themselves, saying: if we shall say, from heaven, he will say unto us: why did ye not then believe him? The baptism of John whence was it? from heaven, or of men? Then they reasoned among themselves, saying, If we shall say from heaven, he will say unto us, Why did ye not then believe him? The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven, or of men? and they reasoned with themselves saying, If we shall say, From heaven, he will say unto us, Why did ye not then believe him?
21:26 Soothly if we shall say of men, we dread the people, for all had John as a prophet. but and if we shall say of men, then fear we the people. For all men held Jhon as a prophet. And if we say, Of men, we fear the people: for all hold John as a Prophet. But if we shall say, Of men, we fear the people, for all hold John as a Prophet.
21:27 And they answered to Jesus, and said, We know not. And he said to them, Neither I say to you, in what power I do these things. And they answered Jesus, and said: we cannot tell. He likewise said unto them: neither tell I you by what authority I do these things. Then they answered Jesus, and said, We cannot tell. And he said unto them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things. And they answered Jesus, and said, We cannot tell. And he said unto them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.
21:28 But what seemeth to you? Some man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work today in my vineyard. What say ye to this? a certain man had two sons, and came to the elder saying: go and work today in my vineyard. But what think ye? A certain man had two sons, and came to the elder, & said, Son, go & work today in my vineyard. But what think you? A certain man had two sons, and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work today in my vineyard.
21:29 And he answered, and said, I will not; but afterward he stirred by penance, went. He answered and said, I will not: but afterward repented and went. But he answered and said, I will not: yet afterward he repented himself, and went. He answered, & said, I will not: but afterward he repented, and went.
21:30 But he came to the other, and said in like manner. And he answered, and said, Lord, I go; and he went not. Then came he to the second, and said likewise, and he answered and said: I will sir: yet went he not. Then came he to the second, and said likewise. And he answered, and said, I will, sir: yet he went not. And he came to the second, and said likewise: and he answered, and said, I go sir, and went not.
21:31 Who of the twain did the father’s will? They say to him, The first. Jesus saith to them, Truly I say to you, for publicans and whores shall go before you into the kingdom of God. Whether of these two fulfilled their father’s will? And they said unto him: the first. Jesus said unto them: verily I say unto you, that the publicans and the harlots shall come into the kingdom of God before you. Whether of them twain did the will of the father? They said unto him, The first. Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, that the Publicans and the harlots shall go before you into the kingdom of God. Whether of them twain did the will of his father? They say unto him, The first. Jesus saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, that the Publicans and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.
21:32 For John came to you in the way of rightwiseness, and ye believed not to him; but publicans and whores believed to him. But ye seeing, had not penance afterward, that ye should believe to him. For Jhon came unto you, in the way of rightwiseness, and ye believed him not. but the publicans and the whores believed him. But ye (though ye saw it) yet were not moved with repentance, that ye might afterward have believed him. For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not: but the Publicans, & the harlots believed him, and ye, though ye saw it, were not moved with repentance afterward, that ye might believe him. For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not: but the Publicans and the harlots believed him. And ye when ye had seen it, repented not afterward, that ye might believe him.
21:33 Hear ye another parable. There was an husbandman, that planted a vineyard, and hedged it about, and delved a presser therein, and built a tower, and hired it to earth-tillers, and went far in pilgrimage. Hearken another similitude. There was a certain householder, which set a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and made a winepress in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a strange country. Hear another parable, There was a certain householder, which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and made a winepress therein, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a strange country. Hear another parable. There was a certain house-holder, which planted a Vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a wine-press in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country.
21:34 Forsooth when the time of fruits nighed, he sent his servants to the earth-tillers, that they should take the fruits of it. And when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the husbandmen, to receive the fruits of it, And when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the husbandmen to receive the fruits thereof. And when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the husbandmen, that they might receive the fruits of it.
21:35 And, his servants taken, the earth-tillers beat one, they killed another, forsooth they stoned another. and the husbandmen caught his servants, and beat one, killed another, and stoned another. And the husbandmen took his servants and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another. And the husbandmen took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another.
21:36 Again he sent other servants, more than the first, and they did to them in like manner. Again he sent other servants more than the first, and they served them likewise. Again he sent other servants, more than the first: and they did the like unto them. Again he sent other servants, more than the first, and they did unto them likewise.
21:37 And at the last he sent his son to them, saying, They shall dread my son. But last of all, he sent unto them his own son, saying: they will fear my son. But last of all he sent unto them his own son, saying, They will reverence my son. But last of all, he sent unto them his son, saying, They will reverence my son.
21:38 But the earth-tillers, seeing the son, said within themselves, This is the heir; come ye, slay we him, and we shall have his heritage. When the husbandmen saw his son, they said among themselves: This is the heir, come on let us kill him, and let us take his inheritance to ourselves. But when the husbandmen saw the son, they said among themselves, This is the heir: come, let us kill him, & let us take his inheritance. But when the husbandmen saw the son, they said among themselves, This is the heir, come, let us kill him, and let us seize on his inheritance.
21:39 And they took him, and cast him out of the vineyard, and slew him. And they caught him and thrust him out of the vineyard, and slew him. So they took him, and cast him out of the vineyard, and slew him. And they caught him, and cast him out of the Vineyard, and slew him.
21:40 Therefore when the lord of the vineyard shall come, what shall he do to those earth-tillers? When the lord of the vineyard cometh: what will he do with those husbandmen? When therefore the Lord of the vineyard shall come, what will he do to those husbandmen? When the Lord therefore of the Vineyard cometh, what will he do unto those husbandmen?
21:41 They said to him, He shall lose evil the evil men, and set to hire his vineyard to other earth-tillers, the which shall yield to him fruits in their times. They said unto him: he will evil destroy those evil persons, and will let out his vineyard unto other husbandmen, which shall deliver him his fruit at times convenient. They said unto him, He will cruelly destroy those wicked men, and will let out his vineyard unto other husbandmen, which shall deliver him the fruits in their seasons. They say unto him, He will miserably destroy those wicked men, and will let out his Vineyard unto other husbandmen, which shall render him the fruits in their seasons.
21:42 Jesus saith to them, Read ye never in scriptures, The stone which the builders reproved, this is made into the head of the corner? Of the Lord this thing is done, and it is marvelous in our eyes. Jesus said unto them: did ye never read in the scriptures? the same stone which the builders refused, is set in the principal part of the corner. this was the lord’s doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes. Jesus said unto them, Read ye never in the Scriptures, The stone which the builders refused, the same is made the head of the corner? This was the Lord’s doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes. Jesus saith unto them, Did ye never read in the Scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner? This is the Lord’s doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes?
21:43 Therefore I say to you, for the kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and it shall be given to a folk doing the fruits thereof. Therefore say I unto you the kingdom of god shall be taken from you, and shall be given to the gentiles which shall bring forth the fruits of it. Therefore say I unto you, The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, & shall be given to a nation, which shall bring forth the fruits thereof. Therefore say I unto you, the kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof.
21:44 And he that shall fall on this stone, shall be broken; but on whom it shall fall, it shall pound him all to pieces. And whosoever shall fall on this stone, shall be alto broken And whomsoever this stone shall fall upon, he shall grind him to powder. And whosoever shall fall on this stone, he shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him into powder. And whosoever shall fall on this stone, shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.
21:45 And when the princes of priests and the Pharises had heard his parables, they knew that he had said of them. And when the chief priests and pharises heard his similitudes they perceived that he spake of them. And when the chief Priests and Pharises had heard his parables, they perceived that he spake of them. And when the chief Priests and Pharisees had heard his parables, they perceived that he spake of them.
21:46 And they, seeking to hold him, dreaded the companies, for they had him as a prophet. And they went about to lay hands on him, but they feared the people, because they counted him as a prophet. And they seeking to lay hands on him, feared the people, because they took him as a Prophet. But when they sought to lay hands on him, they feared the multitude, because they took him for a Prophet.
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