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 686686 Matt. v. 33.Ye have heard also that it was said unto the ancients, Lie not, but perform unto  God in thy oaths: 687687 Matt. v. 34.but I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven, for it  is God’s throne; 688688 Matt. v. 35.nor by the earth, for it is a footstool under his feet; nor yet by  Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great689689 The adj. is in the superlative. King. 690690 Matt. v. 36.Neither shalt thou swear by thy  head, for thou canst not make in it one lock of hair black or white. 691691 Matt. v. 37.But your word shall be either Yea or Nay, and what is in excess of this is of the evil one.
[6, 7] 692692 Matt. v. 38.Ye have heard that it was said, Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth: 693693 Matt. v. 39.but I say unto you, Stand not in opposition to the evil;694694 A literal reproduction of the Greek, like that in Syr. versions. but whosoever smiteth thee on thy right  cheek,695695 Lit. jaw. turn to him also the other. 696696 Matt. v. 40.And he that would sue thee, and take thy tunic,  leave to him also thy wrapper. 697697 Matt. v. 41.And whosoever compelleth thee one mile, go with  [Arabic, p. 35] him twain. 698698 Matt. v. 42.And he that asketh thee, give unto him: 699699 Luke vi. 30b.and he that would borrow of thee, prevent him not. And prosecute700700 Or, punish. not him that taketh thy  substance. 701701 Luke vi. 31.And as ye desire that men should do to you, so do ye also to them.
[12, 13] 702702 Matt. v. 43.Ye have heard that it was said, Love thy neighbour and hate thine enemy: 703703 Matt. v. 44.but I say unto you, Love your enemies, and pray for those that curse you, and deal well 58with those that hate you, and pray for those who take you with violence and persecute you;  704704 Matt. v. 45.that ye may be sons of your heavenly Father, who maketh his sun to rise on the good and the evil, and sendeth down his rain on the righteous and the  unrighteous. 705705 Matt. v. 46.If ye love them that love you, what reward shall ye have? 706706 Luke vi. 32b.for the publicans  and sinners also love those that love them. 707707 Luke vi. 33.And if ye do a kindness to those  who treat you well, where is your superiority? for sinners also do likewise. 708708 Luke vi. 34.And if ye lend to him of whom ye hope for a reward,709709 Or, return. where is your superiority? for the  sinners also lend to sinners, seeking recompense from710710 Or, to be given back as much by. them. 711711 Luke vi. 35.But love your enemies, and do good to them, and lend, and cut not off the hope of any man; that your reward may be great, and ye may be the children of the Highest: for he is lenient  towards the wicked and the ungrateful. 712712 Luke vi. 36.Be ye merciful, even as your Father also is  merciful. 713713 Matt. v. 47.And if ye inquire for the good of your brethren only, what more have  ye done than others? is not this the conduct of the publicans also? 714714 Matt. v. 48.Be ye now715715 Our translator is continually using this word (cf. § 9, 23) where the context and the originals require then or therefore. We shall only occasionally reproduce the peculiarity. perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.
 716716 Matt. vi. 1.Consider your alms; do them not before men to let them see you: and if it be not  so,717717 A clumsy phrase. ye have no reward before your Father which is in the heavens. 718718 Matt. vi. 2.When then thou givest an alms now, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as do the people of hypocrisy, [Arabic, p. 36] in the synagogues and the marketplaces, that men may praise them. And  verily say I unto you, They have received their reward. 719719 Matt. vi. 3.But thou, when  thou doest alms, let thy left hand not know what thy right hand doeth; 720720 Matt. vi. 4.that thine alms may be concealed: and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.
 721721 Matt. vi. 5.And whenever thou prayest, be not as the hypocrites, who love to stand in the synagogues and in the corners of the marketplaces for prayers, that men may behold  them. 722722 Matt. vi. 6.And verily say I unto you, They have received their reward. But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and fasten thy door, and pray to thy Father in secret, and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.  723723 Matt. vi. 7.And whenever ye pray, be not babblers, as the heathen; for they think that by the  abundance of their words they shall be heard. 724724 Matt. vi. 8.Then be not ye now like unto them:  for your Father knoweth your request before ye ask him. 725725 Luke xi. 1b.One of his disciples said  unto him, Our Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples. 726726 Luke xi. 2a.Jesus said unto  them, Thus now pray ye now:727727 The Arabic text makes Matthew begin here. 728728 Matt. vi. 9.Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy [33, 34] name. 729729 Matt. vi. 10.Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done,730730 The text as printed reads, That thy will may be (done); but it is to be explained as a (very common grammatical) transcriptional error. The Cur., however, has and. as in heaven, so on earth. 731731 Matt. vi. 11.Give us the  food of to-day. 732732 Matt. vi. 12.And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgave those that trespassed  against us. 733733 Matt. vi. 13.And bring us not into temptations, but deliver us from the evil one. For  thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever and ever.734734 Lit. unto the age of the ages. 735735 Matt. vi. 14.If ye forgive [Arabic, p. 37] men their wrong-doing,736736 Or, folly; and so in following verse. your Father which is in heaven will forgive you.  737737 Matt. vi. 15.But if ye forgive not men, neither will your Father pardon your wrong-doing.
 738738 Matt. vi. 16.When ye fast, do not frown, as the hypocrites; for they make their faces austere, that they may be seen of739739 Or, shew to. men that they are fasting. Verily I say unto you, They  have received their reward. 740740 Matt. vi. 17.But when thou fastest, wash thy face and anoint thy  head; 741741 Matt. vi. 18.that thou make not an appearance to men of fasting, but to thy Father which is in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee.
 742742 Luke xii. 32.Be not agitated, little flock; for your Father hath delighted to give you the kingdom.  743743 Luke xii. 33a.Sell your possessions, and give in alms; take to yourselves purses that wax  not old. 744744 Matt. vi. 19.Lay not up treasure on earth, where moth and worm corrupt, and where  thieves break through and steal: 745745 Matt. vi. 20.but lay up for yourselves treasure in heaven, where  moth and worm do not corrupt, nor thieves break through nor steal: 746746 Matt. vi. 21.for where your  treasure is, there also will your heart be. 747747 Matt. vi. 22.The lamp of the body is the eye: if then748748 Or, for if.  thine eye now be sound, thy whole body also shall be light. 749749 Matt. vi. 23.But if thine eye be evil, all thy body shall be dark. And if the light which is in thee is darkness, how  great is750750 Or, will be. thy darkness! 751751 Luke xi. 35.Be watchful that the light which is in thee be not darkness.  752752 Luke xi. 36.Because that, if thy whole body is light, and have no part dark, it shall all be light, as the lamp giveth light to thee with its flame.
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