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 17471747 Luke ix. 46.And in that day this thought presented itself to his disciples, and they said, which  haply should be the greatest among them.17481748 Borg. ms. omits among them. 17491749 Mark ix. 33.And when they came to Capernaum, and entered into the house, Jesus said unto them, What were ye considering in the  way among yourselves? 17501750 Mark ix. 34a.And they were silent because they had considered that matter.
 17511751 Matt. xvii. 24b.And when Simon went forth without, those that received two dirhams for the tribute came to Cephas, and said unto him, Doth your master not give his two  dirhams? He said unto them, Yea. 17521752 Matt. xvii. 25.And when Cephas entered the house, Jesus anticipated him, and said unto him, What thinkest thou, Simon? the kings of the earth, from whom do they receive custom and tribute? from their sons, or from  [Arabic, p. 97] strangers? 17531753 Matt. xvii. 26.Simon said unto him, From strangers. Jesus said unto him, Children then are free. Simon said unto him, Yea. Jesus said unto him,  Give thou also unto them, like the stranger. 17541754 Matt. xvii. 27.But, lest it trouble them, go thou to the sea, and cast a hook; and the first fish that cometh up, open its mouth, and thou shalt find a stater: take therefore that, and give for me and thee.
 17551755 Matt. xviii. 1.And in that hour came the disciples to Jesus, and said unto him, Who, thinkest  thou, is greater in the kingdom of heaven? 17561756 Luke ix. 47a; Mark ix. 36.And Jesus knew the thought of their heart, and called a17571757 Lit. one (Syriac idiom). child, and set him in the midst, and took him in his arms, and  said unto them, 17581758 Matt. xviii. 3.Verily I say unto you, If ye do not return, and become as children,  ye shall not enter the kingdom of heaven. 17591759 Luke ix. 48.Every one that shall receive in my name such as this child hath received me: 17601760 Mark ix. 37b.and whosoever receiveth me receiveth  not me, but him that sent me. 17611761 Luke ix. 48c.And he who is little in your company,17621762 In the present work this word frequently means synagogue. the same  shall be great. 17631763 Matt. xviii. 6.But whosoever shall injure one of these little ones that believe in me, it were better for him that a great millstone17641764 Lit. millstone of an ass. should be hanged about his neck, and he should be drowned in the depths of the sea.
 17651765 Luke ix. 49.John answered and said, Our Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name;  and we prevented him, because he followed not thee with us. 17661766 Mark ix. 39.Jesus said unto them, Prevent him not; for no man doeth powers in my name, and can hasten to speak evil [16, 17] of me. 17671767 Luke ix. 50b.Every one who is not in opposition to you is with you. 17681768 Matt. xviii. 7a, c.Woe unto the world [Arabic, p. 98] because of trials!17691769 i.e., experiences that test one; or, seductions. The word is variously used. but woe unto that man by whose hand the trials come!  17701770 Matt. xviii. 8.If thy hand or thy foot injure thee, cut it off, and cast it from thee; for it is better for thee to enter into life being halt or maimed, and not that thou shouldest have two hands or two feet, and fall into the hell of fire that burneth17711771 Or, is kindled. for ever; [19, 20] 17721772 Mark ix. 44.where their worm dieth not, and their fire is not quenched. 17731773 Matt. xviii. 9a.And if thine eye seduce17741774 See note to § 25, 17.  thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee; 17751775 Mark ix. 47b.for it is better for thee to enter the kingdom of God with one eye, than that thou shouldest have two eyes, and fall into the [22, 23] fire of Gehenna; 17761776 Mark ix. 48.where their worm dieth not, and their fire is not quenched. 17771777 Mark ix. 49.Every  one shall be salted with fire, and every sacrifice shall be salted with salt. 17781778 Mark ix. 50a.How good  is salt! but if the salt also be tasteless, wherewith shall it be salted? 17791779 Luke xiv. 34b; Luke xiv. 35.It is fit neither for the land nor for dung, but they cast it out. He that hath ears to hear, let him  hear. 17801780 Mark ix. 50c.Have ye salt in yourselves, and be in peace one with another.
 17811781 Mark x. 1.And he arose from thence, and came to the borders of Judæa beyond Jordan: and there went unto him thither great multitudes, and he healed them; and he taught  them also, according to his custom. 17821782 Mark x. 2.And the Pharisees came unto him, tempting  him, and asking him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? 17831783 Mark x. 3.He said, What  did Moses command you? 17841784 Mark x. 4.They said, Moses made it allowable for us, saying, Whosoever  will, let him write a writing of divorcement, and put away his wife. 17851785 Mark x. 5a.Jesus 83answered and said unto them, 17861786 Matt. xix. 4.Have ye not read, He that made them from the beginning  made them male and female, and said, 17871787 Matt. xix. 5.For this reason shall the man leave his father [Arabic, p. 99] and his mother, and cleave to his wife; and they both shall be one body?  17881788 Matt. xix. 6.So then they are not twain, but one body; the thing, then, which God hath  joined together, let no man put asunder. 17891789 Matt. xix. 7.And those Pharisees said unto him, Why did Moses consent17901790 So the Arabic; but the Syriac versions follow the Greek, and consent is doubtless a (very easy, and, in view of the succeeding context, natural) clerical error for an original Arabic charge. that a man should give a writing of divorcement and put her away?  17911791 Matt. xix. 8.Jesus said unto them, Moses because of the hardness of your hearts gave you leave  to divorce your wives; but in the beginning it was not so. 17921792 Matt. xix. 9a.I say unto you, Whosoever putteth away17931793 Or, leaveth. his wife without fornication, and marrieth another, hath exposed  her to adultery. 17941794 Mark x. 10.And his disciples, when he entered the house, asked him again  about that. 17951795 Mark x. 11.And he said unto them, Every one who putteth away his wife, and  marrieth another, hath exposed her to adultery. 17961796 Mark x. 12.And any woman that leaveth her husband, and becometh another’s, hath committed adultery. 17971797 Matt. xix. 9b.And whosoever marrieth  her that is divorced hath committed adultery. 17981798 Matt. xix. 10.And his disciples said unto him, If there be between the man and the woman such a case17991799 Lit. blame, a mistranslation (found also in the Brit. Mus. text of Ibn-at-Tayyib’s Commentary) of the Syriac word, which is ambiguous (cf. even the Greek). For a somewhat similar case see § 50, 11, note. as this, it is not good for  a man to marry. 18001800 Matt. xix. 11.He said unto them, Not every man can endure this saying, except  him to whom it is given. 18011801 Matt. xix. 12.There are eunuchs which from their mother’s womb18021802 Lit. wombs. were born so; and there are eunuchs which through men became eunuchs; and there are eunuchs which made themselves eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. He that is able to be content, let him be content.
 18031803 Matt. xix. 13a.Then they brought to him children, that he should lay his hand upon them, and  pray: and his disciples were rebuking those that were bringing them. 18041804 Mark x. 13b; Mark x. 14.And Jesus saw, and it was distressing to him; and he said unto them, Suffer the children to [Arabic, p. 100] come unto me, and prevent them not; for those that are like these have  the kingdom of God. 18051805 Mark x. 15.Verily I say unto you, Whosoever receiveth not the  kingdom of God as this child, shall not enter it. 18061806 Mark x. 16.And he took them in his arms, and laid his hand upon them, and blessed them.
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