There were presentat that seasonsome that toldhimof the Galilaeans,whosebloodPilate had mingledwiththeirsacrifices.2AndJesusansweringsaid unto them,Suppose yethattheseGalilaeansweresinnersaboveall the Galilaeans,because they suffered such things?3I tellyou,Nay:but,except ye repent , ye shallalllikewiseperish .4Orthoseeighteen , uponwhom the towerinSiloamfell , andslewthem, think yethattheyweresinnersaaboveallmen that dweltinJerusalem?5I tellyou,Nay:but,except ye repent , ye shallalllikewiseperish .6He spakealsothisparable; A certain man had a fig treeplantedinhisvineyard;and he came and soughtfruitthereon , andfoundnone.7Then said heunto the dresser of his vineyard,Behold , these threeyears I comeseekingfruitonthis fig tree,andfindnone:cutitdown ; whycumberethit the ground?8And he answeringsaid unto him,Lord,letitalonethisyearalso,tillI shall digaboutit,anddung it:9And ifitbearfruit, well: and if not, then after that thou shalt cutitdown .10And he wasteachinginone of the synagogueson the sabbath.11And,behold , there was a woman which had a spirit of infirmityeighteenyears,andwas bowed together , andcouldinnowise lift up herself.
12And when Jesussawher, he called her to him, andsaid unto her,Woman, thou art loosed from thineinfirmity.13And he laid his handsonher:andimmediately she was made straight , andglorifiedGod.14And the ruler of the synagogueanswered with indignation , because that Jesus had healed on the sabbath day, and said unto the people, There aresixdaysinwhich men ought to work : inthemthereforecome and be healed , andnot on the sabbathday.15
The Lordthenansweredhim,andsaid , Thou hypocrite,dothnot each one of you on the sabbathloosehisoxor his assfrom the stall,and lead him away to watering ?16Andoughtnot this woman,being a daughter of Abraham,whomSatan hath bound , lo , these eighteenyears, be loosedfromthisbond on the sabbathday?17And when he had said these things,allhisadversaries were ashamed : andall the peoplerejoicedforall the glorious things that were donebyhim.18Then said he , Unto whatis the kingdom of Godlike?andwhereunto shall I resembleit?19It islike a grain of mustard seed,which a mantook , and castintohisgarden;and it grew , andwaxed a greattree;and the fowls of the airlodgedin the branches of it.20Andagain he said , Whereunto shall I liken the kingdom of God?21
It islikeleaven,which a womantook and hidinthreemeasures of meal,tillthewhole was leavened .
22And he wentthrough the citiesandvillages,teaching , andjourneyingtowardJerusalem.23Thensaidoneuntohim,Lord, are there fewthat be saved ? And he said unto them,24Strive to enter inat the straitgate:formany, I say unto you, will seek to enter in , andshallnot be able .25When oncethe master of the house is risen up , and hath shut to the door,and ye begin to standwithout,and to knock at the door,saying , Lord,Lord,open unto us;and he shall answer and say unto you, I knowyounotwhence ye are :26Then shall ye begin to say , We have eatenanddrunk in thypresence,and thou hast taughtinourstreets.27But he shall say , I tellyou, I knowyounotwhence ye are ; departfromme,all ye workers of iniquity.28There shall beweepingandgnashing of teeth,when ye shall seeAbraham,andIsaac,andJacob,andall the prophets,in the kingdom of God,andyou yourselves thrustout.29And they shall comefrom the east,and from the west,andfrom the north,and from the south,and shall sit downin the kingdom of God.30And,behold , there arelastwhich shall befirst,and there arefirstwhich shall belast.31
The sameday there camecertain of the Pharisees,saying unto him, Get thee out , anddeparthence:forHerodwillkillthee.32And he said unto them,Go ye , and tellthatfox,Behold , I cast outdevils,and I docures to dayand to morrow,and the third day I shall be perfected .33NeverthelessImustwalk to day,and to morrow,and the day following : for it cannot be that a prophetperish out ofJerusalem.34O Jerusalem,Jerusalem,whichkillest the prophets,andstonest them that are sentuntothee; how oftenwould I have gatheredthychildrentogether , asahen doth gather herbroodunder her wings,and ye wouldnot!35Behold , yourhouse is left unto youdesolate:andverily I say unto you , Ye shallnotseeme,untilthe time comewhen ye shall say , Blessed is he that comethin the name of the Lord.