And Simeon praised them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, he is laid for the fall and rising up of many in Israel; and for a sign spoken against;
And we proclaim Christ crucified, to the Jews truly a stumbling-block, and to the Greeks foolishness;
And he falling upon this stone shall be crushed: but upon whomsoever it should fall, it shall winnow him.
And we desire to hear from thee what thou thinkest: for truly of this sect it is known to us that it is everywhere spoken against.
Therefore honour to you believing: and to the unbelieving, the stone which the builders disapproved of has become the head of the corner,
And he will bless him, and will say, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessing the heavens and the earth.
And Joseph will bring Jacob his father and will set him before Pharaoh, and Jacob will bless Pharaoh.
And Moses will see all the work, and behold, they made it as Jehovah commanded, thus did they: and Moses praised them.
And Aaron will lift up his hand to the people, and bless them; and come down from the doing the sin, and the burnt-offering, and the peace.
And I a worm and not a man; a reproach of man, and the people despised me.
For the zeal of thy house devoured me, and the reproaches of those reproaching thee fell upon me.
And he was for a holy place and for a stone of striking, and for a rock of falling to the two houses of Israel; for a trap net and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Behold me and the children which Jehovah gave to me for signs and for wonders in Israel from Jehovah of armies dwelling in mount Zion.
Who being wise, and he shall understand these things? and knowing, and he shall know them? for the ways of Jehovah are straight, and the just shall go in them: and they transgressing shall be weak in them.
The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man a glutton, and wine drinker, a friend of publicans and sinful; and wisdom has been justified from her children.
And he yet speaking to the crowds, behold, his mother and brethren stood without, seeking to speak to him.
Then the chief priest tore his garments, saying, That he blasphemed: what further need have we of witnesses? see, now ye have heard his blasphemy.
And saying, He loosing the temple, and building in three days, save thyself: if thou art the Son of God, come down from the cross.
Saying, Lord, we remember that that impostor said, yet living, After three days, I arise.
For every one doing bad things hates the light, and he comes not to the light, lest his works should be rebuked.
For this therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, for not only did he loose the sabbath, but also he called God his own Father, making himself equal to God.
Then answered the Jews, and said to him, Say we not well that thou art a Samaritan, and hast a demon?
Then called they the man of a second time, who was blind, and said to him, Give glory to God: we know that this man is sinful.
Therefore let all the house of Israel know certainly, that God made him Lord and Christ, this Jesus whom ye crucified.
And ye killed the Author of life, whom God raised from the dead; of whom we are witnesses.
Kings of the earth stood up, and rulers were gathered together upon one and the same, against the Lord, and against his Christ.
And the word of God increased: and the number of disciples was multiplied greatly in Jerusalem; and a great crowd of priests listened to the faith.
And Saul, yet breathing out threatening and murder against the disciples of the Lord, having come to the chief priest,
And the Jews, having seen the crowds, were filled with envy, and spake against the things said by Paul, contradicting and defaming.
And not having found them, they drew Jason and certain brethren to the rulers of the city, crying, That those having subverted the habitable globe, these also are present here;
For having found this man a scourge, and moving sedition to all Jews in the habitable globe, and standing in the first rank of the sect of Nazarites:
Wherefore? Because not of faith, but as of the works of the law. For they stumbled at the stumblingstone;
For we are to God a sweet odor of Christ, in the saved, and in the host:
For this Melchisedec, king of Salem, priest of the most high God, having met Abraham returning from the cutting off of the kings, and praised him;
And without all controversy the less is praised of the better.
Wherefore we also having such a cloud of witnesses lying round about us, having laid down every weight, and sin easily captivating, by patience we should run the race set before us,