Coverdale(i) 1 He tolde them a symilitude, signifienge, yt men ought allwayes to praye, & not to leaue of, 2 & sayde: There was a iudge in a cite, which feared not God, and stode in awe of no man. 3 And in the same cite there was a wedowe, which came vnto him, and sayde: delyuer me fro myne aduersary. 4 And he wolde not a greate whyle. But afterwarde he thought within hi self: Though I feare not God, & stonde in awe of no man, 5 yet seynge this weddowe is so importune vpon me, I wil delyuer her, lest she come at the last, and rayle vpon me. 6 Then sayde the LORDE: Heare what ye vnrighteous iudge sayeth. 7 But shall not God also delyuer his chosen, that crye vnto hi daye and night, though he differre the? 8 I saye vnto you: He shal delyuer them, and that shortly. Neuertheles, whan the sonne of man cometh, suppose ye, that he shal fynde faith vpon earth? 9 And vnto certayne which trusted in the selues, that they were perfecte, and despysed other,he spake this symilitude: 10 There wente vp two men in to the teple, to praye: the one a Pharise, the other a publican. 11 The Pharise stode, and prayed by himself after this maner: I thanke the God, that I am not as other men, robbers, vnrighteous, aduouters, or as this publican. 12 I fast twyse in the weke, I geue the tithes of all that I haue. 13 And the publican stode afarre of, and wolde not lift vp his eyes to heauen, but smote vpon his brest, and sayde: God be thou mercyfull vnto me synner. 14 I tell you: This man wente downe in to his house iustified more the the other. For who so euer exalteth himself, shalbe brought lowe: and he that humbleth himself, shalbe exalted. 15 They brought yonge children also vnto him, that he shulde touch them. But whan the disciples sawe that, they rebuked them. 16 Neuertheles Iesus called them vnto him, and sayde: Suffre childre to come vnto me, and forbyd the not, for of soch is ye kyngdome of God. 17 Verely I saye vnto you: Whosoeuer receaueth not ye kyngdome of God as a childe, shal not enter therin. 18 And a certayne ruler axed him, and sayde: Good master, what must I do, that I maye enheret euerlastinge life? 19 But Iesus sayde vnto him: Why callest thou me good? There is no man good, but God onely. 20 Thou knowest the comaundementes: Thou shalt not breake wedlocke: Thou shalt not kyll: Thou shalt not steale: Thou shalt not beare false wytnesse: Honoure thy father and yi mother. 21 But he sayde: All these haue I kepte fro my youth vp. 22 Wha Iesus herde that, he sayde vnto him: Yet lackest thou one thinge, sell all that thou hast, and geue it vnto ye poore, and thou shalt haue a treasure in heauen, and come & folowe me. 23 Whan he herde that, he was sory, for he was very riche. 24 Whan Iesus sawe that he was sory, he sayde: How hardly shal the riche come in to the kyngdome of God? 25 It is easyer for a Camell to go thorow the eye of a nedle, the for a rich man to entre in to the kyngdome of God. 26 Then sayde they yt herde that: Who can then be saued? 27 But he sayde: loke what is vnpossible with me, is possible with God. 28 Then sayde Peter: Beholde, we haue forsake all, and folowed the. 29 He sayde vnto the: Verely I saye vnto you: There is no ma yt forsaketh house, or elders, or brethren, or wife, or children for the kyngdome of Gods sake, 30 which shal not receaue moch more in this tyme, and euerlastinge life in the worlde to come. 31 He toke vnto him the twolue, and sayde vnto them: Beholde, we go vp to Ierusale, and it shal all be fulfilled, that is wrytten by the prophetes of the sonne of man. 32 For he shal be delyuered vnto ye Heythen, and shalbe mocked, and despytefully intreated, and spitted vpon: 33 and whan they haue scourged him, they shal put him to death, and vpon the thirde daye shal he aryse agayne. 34 And they vnderstode nothinge of these thinges. And this sayenge was hyd from them, and they perceaued not the thinges that were spoken. 35 And it came to passe, whan he came nye vnto Iericho, there sat one blynde by the waye, and begged. 36 And whan he herde the people passe by, he axed what it was. 37 Then sayde they vnto him, that Iesus of Nazareth passed by. 38 And he cryed, and sayde: Iesu thou sonne of Dauid, haue mercy vpon me. 39 But the people that wente before, rebuked him, that he shulde holde his tunge. Neuertheles he cried moch more: Thou sonne of Dauid haue mercy vpo me. 40 Iesus stode styl, & comaunded hi to be brought vnto hi. And whan he was come neare, he axed him 41 and sayde: What wilt thou, that I do vnto the? He sayde: LORDE, that I maye receaue my sight. 42 And Iesus sayde vnto him: Receaue thy sight, thy faith hath saued the. 43 And immediatly he sawe, and folowed him, & praysed God. And all the people that sawe it, gaue God the prayse.