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I. ORDER OF THE BOOKS OF THE NEW COVENANT,
AND NUMBER OF CHAPTERS IN EACH.
II. CORRESPONDENCE OF CHAPTERS IN THE NEW COVENANT
AND COMMON VERSION OF THE NEW TESTAMENT,
WHERE THE CHAPTERS ARE DIFFERENTLY DIVIDED IN THE FORMER.
CUAP. V. l.
CHAP. IV. 23.
and Joash begat Amaziah ; and
Amaziah begat Uzziah ;
'HE Book of the generation
10 and Uzziah begat Jotham;
of JESUS CHRIST, the son
and Jotham begat Ahaz; and
of David, the son of Abraham.
Ahaz begat Hezekiah ;
2 Abraham begat Isaac ; and 11 and Hezekiah begat Ma-
Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob nasseh ; and Manasseh begat
begat Judah and his brethren; Amon; and Amon begat Josiah;
3 and Judah begat Pharez 12 and Josiah begat Jehoia-
and Zerah, of Tamar; and kim; and Jehoiakim begat Je-
Pharez begat Esrom; and Es choniah and his brethren, about
rom begat Aram;
the time of the transportation
4 and Aram begat Ammina to Babylon.
dab; and Amminadab begat 13 And after the transporta-
Nahashon; and Nahashon be-
tion to Babylon, Jechoniah be-
gat Salmon ;
gat Salathiel ; and Salathiel 1 Chron. iii. 17.
5 and Salmon begat Booz, of begat Zorobabel ;
Rahab; and Booz begat Obed, 14 and Zorobabel begat Abi-
of Ruth ; and Obed begat ud; and Abiud begat Eliakim;
and Eliakim begat Azor ;
6 and Jesse begat David, the 15 and Azor begat Zadoc ;
king; and David begat Solo and Zadoc begat Achim ; and
mon, of her that had been the Achim begat Eliud ;
wife of Uriah;
16 and Eliud begat Eleazar;
7 and Solomon begat Reho- and Eleazar begat Matthan ;
boam ; and Rehoboam begat and Matthan begat Jacob;
Abiah ; and Abiah begat Asa ; 17 and Jacob begat Joseph
8 and Asa begat Jehosha- the husband of Mary, of whom
phat; and Jehoshaphat begat was begotten Jesus, who is
Jehoram; and Jehoram begat called Christ.
18 But the generation of
9 and Ahaziah begat Joash; Jesus, the Christ, was thus.
19 After his mother Mary had
been betrothed to Joseph, and
before they came together, she AND after Jesus had been
was found to be with child (of
born in Bethlehem of
the Holy Spirit):
Judea, in the days of Herod, 20 and Joseph her husband, the king, behold, wise men of being a good man, and not the east came to Jerusalem, willing to expose her, was 2 saying, Where is he who minded to put her away pri- hath been born King of the vately.
Jews ? for we saw his star in Num. xxiv.
21 But, while he was think the east, and are come to wor-
ing on these things, behold an
angel of the Lord appeared to 3 But when King Herod
him in a dream, saying, Joseph, heard these words, he was
thou son of David, fear not to troubled, and all Jerusalem
take to thee Mary for thy with him ;
wife ; for, that which is in her, 4 and gathering together all
is begotten of the Holy Spirit : the chief priests, and scribes of
22 and she will bring forth the people, he inquired of them,
a son, and thou shalt call his Where the Christ was to be
name Jesus (that is, Saviour); born?
for he will save his people from 5 And they said to him, In
Bethlehem of Judea ; for it is
23 Now all this was done, thus written by the prophet,
that the word might be fulfilled 6 “ And thou Bethlehem, in Mich. v. 2.
which was spoken by the Lord - the land of Judah, art not
through the prophet, saying, “ the least among the princes Isaiah, vii. 14. 24 “ Behold, a virgin shall “ of Judah: for out of thee
“ be with child, and shall bring “ shall come a Governor, who
“ forth a son, and they shall “ shall rule my people Israel.”
“ call his name Emma-nu-el ; 7 Then Herod, privately call-
“ which being interpreted is, ing the wise men, learned from
« God with us.”
them the exact time when the
25 Then Joseph, awaking star had appeared :
from sleep, did as the angel 8 and sending them to Beth-
of the Lord had commanded lehem, he said, Go, and search
him, and he took her to him diligently for the child ; and
for his wife ;
when ye have found him, bring
26 but knew her not, till she me word, that I also may go
had brought forth her son: and and worship him.
he called his name JESUS. 9 And when they had heard
the king, they departed; and, 16 Then Herod, when he saw
lo, the star, which they had that he had been mocked by
seen in the east, went before the wise men, was exceeding
them, until it came and stood wroth ; and sent forth, and
over the place where the child slew all the children that were
in Bethlehem, and in all its
10 and when they saw the borders, of two years old and
star, they rejoiced with ex somewhat under, according to
ceeding great joy :
the time which he had ascer-
11 and entering into the tained from the wise men.
house, they saw the child with 17 Then was fulfilled the
Mary his mother, and they word spoken by Jeremiah the
fell down, and worshipped prophet, saying,
him: and when they had 18“ A voice was heard in Jer. xxxi. 15.
opened their treasures, they “ Rama, lamentation, and
presented to him gifts; gold, weeping, and great mourn-
and frankincense, and myrrh : ing ; Rachel weeping for
12 but, being warned in a “ her children, and would not
dream not to go back to “ be comforted, because they
Herod, they departed to their are not.”
own country by another way. 19 But when Herod was dead,
13 And when they had de- behold, an angel of the Lord
parted to their own country, appeared in a dream to Joseph
behold, an angel of the Lord in Egypt,
appeared to Joseph in a dream, 20 saying, Arise, and take the
saying, Arise, and take the child and his mother, and go
child and his mother, and flee into the land of Israel : for
into Egypt, and be thou there they who sought the child's
until I bring thee word : for, life, are dead.
Herod is about to seek the 21 And he arose, and took the
child, to destroy him.
child and his mother, and en-
14 And he arose, and took tered into the land of Israel;
the child and his mother by 22 but, hearing that Arche-
night, and departed into laus reigned in Judea in the
place of his father Herod, he 15 and was there until the feared to go thither : death of Herod : that the word 23 nevertheless, being warn- Luke, li. 4, 39. might be fulfilled which was ed in a dream, he returned in
spoken by the Lord through to the country of Galilee; and Hos. xi. 1. the prophet, saying, “ Out of came and dwelt in the city ib.
Egypt have I called my son." called Nazareth.
2 Kings, i. 8. c. xi. 14.
l. iv. 5.
24 So that the word spoken 9 and think not to say within
through the prophets was ful- yourselves, We have Abraham
filled, “ He shall be called a for our father: for I tell
that God is able from these
stones to raise up children to CHAPTER III.
10 and already the axe is laid AND in those days came at the root of the trees; every
John the Baptist, preach- tree, therefore, that bringeth
ing in the wilderness of Judea, not forth good fruit, is cut
2 and saying; “ Repent ye: down, and cast into the fire.
“ for the kingdom of heaven 11 I indeed baptize you with
" is at hand.”
water, to repentance; but he
3 For, this is he who was who cometh after is
spoken of through the prophet mightier than I, whose shoes
Isaiah, saying, “ The voice of I am not worthy to carry; he
“ him who crieth in the wil-
will baptize you with the Holy
“ derness, Prepare ye the way Spirit, and with fire:
“ of the Lord, make his paths 12 whose fan is in his hand;
and he will thoroughly purge
4 And the same, John, had his threshing-floor, and will
his raiment of camel's hair, gather his corn into his barn ;
and a leathern girdle round but, the chaff he will burn c. xiii. 30.
his loins ; and his food was with unquenchable fire.
locusts and wild honey.
13 Then cometh Jesus from
5 Then Jerusalem and all Galilee to the Jordan, to John,
Judea, and all the region on to be baptized by him :
both sides of the Jordan, went 14 and John forbad him, say-
out to him;
ing, I have need to be baptized
6 and were baptized by him by thee, and comest thou to
in the river Jordan, confessing .me?
15 but Jesus answering said
7 But, when he saw many of to him, Suffer it now: for so
the Pharisees and Sadducees it becometh us to accomplish Rom. iii. 25,
come to his baptism, he said the whole of justification. Then
to them, O offspring of vipers, he suffered him.
who hath warned you to flee 16 And when Jesus had been
from the wrath which is about baptized, he went up straight-
way out of the water : and, 8 Bring forth therefore fruit lo, the heavens were opened suited to repentance:
to him, and John saw the John, i. 32,33.