Luke 13

And there were certain ones at that time announcing to him concerning the Galileans, whose blood Pilate mixed with their sacrifices. And responding to them He said, Do you think that those Galileans were sinners above all the Galileans, because they suffered these things? T say unto you, Nay: but unless you may repent, you shall all likewise perish. Or those eighteen, on whom the tower in Saloam fell, and killed them, do you think that they were offenders above all the men that dwell in Jerusalem? I say unto you, Nay: but unless you may repent, you will all likewise perish. And He spoke this parable, A certain one had a fig-tree planted in his vineyard; and came seeking fruit on it and found none; and he said to the vinedresser, Behold, three years from which I come seeking fruit on this fig-tree, and I find none: cut it down; why indeed does it cumber the ground? And responding he says to him, Lord, let it alone also this year, until I shall dig about it, and cast manures: and if it may bear fruit in the future; and if not you shall cut it down. 10 And He was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath. 11 And behold, a woman having a spirit of infirmity eighteen years; and she was bowed together, and not at all able to straighten up. 12 And Jesus seeing her, called to her, and said, Woman, thou art loosed from thy infirmity: 13 and He placed His hands on her: and immediately she straightened up, and continued to glorify God. 14 And the chief ruler of the synagogue, responding, being grieved because Jesus healed on the Sabbath, said to the multitude, There are six days in which it behooveth us to work: therefore during these, coming, be healed, and not on the Sabbath-day. 15 And the Lord responded to him, and said, Ye hypocrites, does not each one of you loose his ox or his donkey from the stall, and leading him away, give him water on the Sabbath? 16 Did it not behoove this one, being a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan bound, lo, these eighteen years, to be loosed from this bondage on the Sabbath-day? 17 And He speaking these things, all opposing Him became ashamed: and the whole multitude rejoiced over all the illustrious works wrought by Him. 18 Then He said, To what is the kingdom of God like? and to what shall I liken it? 19 It is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man having taken, cast into his garden; and it grew, and became a tree; and the birds of heaven lodged in its branches. 20 And again He said, To what shall I liken the kingdom of God? 21 It is like leaven, which a woman having taken, hid in three measures of meal, until the whole was leavened. 22 And He was journeying through cities and villages, teaching, and making His journey towards Jerusalem. 23 And one said to Him, Lord, are the saved few? And He said to them, 24 Agonize to enter in through the narrow gate: because many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and will not be able. 25 When the landlord may rise up, and close the door, and you may begin to stand without, and knock at the door, saying, Lord, open unto us; and responding he will say unto you, I know not whence you are. 26 Then you will begin to say, We ate and drank in thy presence, and thou didst preach in our streets. 27 And he will say, I tell you, I know you not whence you are; depart from me, all you workers of iniquity. 28 And there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when you shall see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets, in the kingdom of God, and you cast out. 29 And they will come from the east and west, and the north and south, and will sit down in the kingdom of God. 30 And behold, the last shall be first, and the first shall be last. 31 At that hour certain Pharisees came to Him, saying; Depart, and go hence: because Herod wishes to slay thee. 32 And He said to them, Having gone, tell that fox, Behold, I cast out demons and perfect healings to-day and to-morrow, and on the third day I am made perfect. 33 Moreover it behooves Me to travel to-day and to-morrow and the day following: because it does not behoove a prophet to perish outside of Jerusalem. 34 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them that have been sent unto thee! how frequently did I wish to gather thy children, in the manner in which a hen doth gather her brood under her wings, and ye were not willing! 35 Behold, your house is left unto you desolate. I say unto you, that you can see me no more, until it shall come to pass that you may say, Blessed is the One coming in the name of the Lord.
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