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seized him ; and he was kept 38 Now the man, out of whom bound with chains and in fetters; the demons had departed, enand he brake the bands, and treated Jesus that he might be was driven by the demon into with him. But [Jesus] sent him desert places.)

away, saying, 39 “ Řeturn to 30 And Jesus asked him, thy house, and tell how great saying “What is thy name?" things God hath done for thee." And he said, “Legion:” (for And he departed, and publishmany demons had entered into ed throughout the whole city, him.) 31 And he besought him * what great things Jesus had that he would not command done for him. them to go out into the abyss.

40 And it came to pass,

that 32 Now a herd of many swine when Jesus returned, the peowas there, feeding on the moun- ple gladly received him : for tain: and they besought him they were all in expectation of that he would permit them to i him. enter into them. And he per 41 And, behold, there came mitted them.

a man named Jairus, who was 33 Then the demons, having a ruler of the synagogue: and quitted the man, entered into he threw himself down at the swine: and the herd ran Jesus's feet, and besought him violently down a steep place that he would come into his into the lake; and were drown-house ; 42 for he had an only ed. 34 And the herdsmen see- daughter, about twelve years ing this, fled, and spread the old, and she was dying. But as news in the city, and in the he went, the multitude crowded country.

35 Then the people went out 43 And a woman, having an to see what had been done; issue of blood twelve years, who and came to Jesus, and found had consumed all her substance the man, out of whom the de-on physicians, and could not inons had departed, sitting at be cured by any, 44 came bethe feet of Jesus, clothed, and hind, and touched the tuft of in his right mind : and they his mantle: and immediately her

afraid. 36 And those issue of blood stopped. 45 And [also] that had seen it, told Jesus said, " Who touched them in what manner [the de- me?" And all denying, Peter, moniac] had been cured.

and those with him, said, 37 Then the whole multitude " Master, the multitudes throng of the country of the Gadarenes, and press thee; [and sayest round about, entreated him to thou, Who touched me]?” 46 leave them; for they were And [Jesus] said,

" Some one struck with great terror: ac- hath touched me; for I know cordingly he went into the ship, that my. power hath been exand returned.

erted.” 47 And the woman see* And they besought him. Mss.

upon him.


ing that she was not conceal- | proclaim the reign of God, and

ed, came trembling, and fell to heal the sick : 3 and said to ? down before him ; and declared them, “ Take nothing for your to him), before all the people, journey; neither

a staff nor for what cause she touched him, bag, nor bread, nor money; and how she was immediately nor have two coats a-piece. cured. 48 And he said to her, 4 And into whatsoever house “[Take courage,] daughter; ye enter, there remain, and thy faith hath cured thee: go thence depart. 5 And wheresoin peace.”

ever they will not receive you, 49 And while he was yet go out from that city, and shake speaking, there came one from off the very dust from your feet, the ruler of the synagogue's for a testimony against them.” house, saying to him, “Thy 6 And they departed, and went daughter is dead : trouble through the villages, publishing not the Teacher. 50 But Je- good tidings, and healing every sus hearing this, spake to where. . him,* saying, “ Fear not: only 7 NOW Herod, the tetrarch,

believe, and she shall be made heard of all that had been done T well.” 51 And coming to the [by him]: and he was perplex

house, he suffered no one to en. ed, because it was said by some, ter in, save Peter, and John, and that John was risen from the James, and the father and mo- dead; 8 and by some, that Elijah ther of the child.

had appeared ; and by others, 52 And all wept, and lament- that one of the old prophets was ed her: but he said, “Weep risen again. 9 And Herod said, not: she is not dead, but sleep- “ John I have beheaded : but eth.” 53 And they derided who is this, of whom I hear him; knowing that she was such things ?" And he desired dead. 54 But having made them to see him. all retire, and taking her by the 10 NOW the apostles have hand, he called aloud, saying, ing returned, told him all that “ Child, arise.” 55 And her they had done. And taking breath came again, and she them, he withdrew privately to arose immediately: and he a desert place of [a city called] commanded to give her some- Bethsaida. 11 But when the thing to eat. 56 And her pa- multitudes knew it, they followrents were astonished : but he ed him : and having received charged them that they should them, he spake to them contell no one what had been done. cerning the reign of God, and

Ch. IX. NOW Jesus having restored those that had need of convened the twelve, gave them healing. power and authority over all the 12 Now the day began to demons, and to cure diseases. 2 decline, and the twelve coming, And he commissioned them to said to him, “Send the multi

*j. e. to Jairus.

tude away, that they may gomust suffer many things, and into the villages and country be rejected by the elders and round about, and lodge, and chief-priests and scribes, and get provision : for we are here be killed, and be raised the in a desert place.” 13 But he third day." said to them, “ Give ye them 23 And he said to all, “If to eat.” And they said, “ We any one would come after me, have no more than five loaves let him deny himself, [and take and two fishes ; unless we up his cross (daily]] and follow should go and buy food for all me. 24 For whosoever would this people.” 14 For they were save his life, shall lose it: but about five thousand men. And whosoever shall lose his life he said to his disciples, “Make for my sake, he shall save it. 25 them place themselves on the For what is a man profited, if ground, by fifties in a com- he gain the whole world, and pany."

lose (or forfeit] himself? 15 And they did so; and 26 For whosoever shall be made them all place themselves. ashamed of me, and of my 16 And taking the five loaves words, of him the Son of man and the two fishes, he looked up will be ashamed, when he shall to heaven, and blessed them, come in his own glory, and in and brake, and gave to his dis that of hia Father, and of the ciples to set before the multi- holy angels. 27 But I tell you tude. 17 And all ate, and were truly, There are some of those filled : and what remained to who stand here, who shall not them of the fragments was ta- taste of death, till they have seen ken up, even twelve panniers. , the reign of God."

18 And it came to pass, that 28 And it was about eight while he was in a retired place, days after this discourse, that, praying, his disciples being taking with him Peter, and with him : he asked them, say- John, and James, he went up a ing, “ Whom do the multitudes mountain to pray. 20 And it say that I am ?" 12 They an came to pass that, as he prayed, swering, said, “ John the Bap- the appearance of his countetist; but soine Elijah ; and nance was changed, and his raiothers say, that one of the old ment appeared white and shinprophets is risen again.” 20 ing. 30 And, lo, there talked And he said to them, « But with him two men, who were whom say ye that I am ?” And Moses and Elijah : 31 they apPeter answering, said, “The pearing in glory, spake of his Christ of God.” 21 Then strictly departure which he was about charging them, he commanded to accomplish at Jerusalem. ikein to tell no one that thing, 32 But Peter, and those that 22 saying, “The Son of man were with him, were heavy

* The words (or forfeit] in brackets are probably a marginal gloss. Newcome's note.

with sleep: and awaking, they demon dashed him down, and saw his glory, and the two men convulsed him. Then Jesus rewho were standing with him. buked the impure spirit, and 33 And it came to pass, as cured the child, and delivered they were parted from him, him to his father. 43 And all that Peter said to Jesus “ Mas- were amazed at the mighty ter, it is good for us to be here: power of God. and let us make three taberna But while all wondered at cles; one for thee, and one for all the things which (Jesus) did, Moses, and one for Elijah :" he said to his disciples, 44 not knowing what he said. 66 Let these words sink down

34 And while he was thus into your ears : for the Son of speaking, a cloud came and man is about to be delivered overshadowed them: and they up into the hands of men.” 45 feared, as those men entered the But they understood not this cloud. 35 And there came a saying, and it was hidden from voice out of the cloud, saying, them ; so that they did not per“ This is my beloved Son : hear ceive it: and they were afraid je him.” 36 And the voice to ask him concerning this being past, Jesus was found saying. alone. And they kept silence, 46 And there arose a reasonand told no one, in those days, ing among them, which of them any of the things which they should be greatest. 47 And Je

sus perceiving the thought of 37 And it came to pass that, their heart, took a little child, on the next day, when they whom he set by himself, 48 and

down from the said to them, “Whosoever shall mountain, a great multitude receive this little child, in my met him. 38 And, lo, a man of name, receiveth me; and whothe multitude cried out, saying, soever shall receive me, re“ Teacher, I beseech thee, look ceiveth him who sent me : for upon my son: for he is mine he that is least among you all, only child. 39 And, lo, a spirit he shall be great." seizeth him, and he suddenly 49 Then John speaking, said, crieth out; and it convulseth Master, we saw one casting him so that he foameth, and, out demons in thy name; and bruising him, hardly departeth we forbade him, because he folfrom him. 40 And I besought loweth not with us.” 50 And thy disciples to cast it out; but Jesus said to him, “ Forbid him they could not.”

not: for he that is not against 41 And Jesus answering, you, is for you." said, “O unbelieving and per

51 NOW it came to pass, verse generation, how long that when the days were fulfillshall I be with you, and endureed that he should be received you! Bring thy son [hither]." 42 up, he stedfastly set his face to And as he was now coming, thel go to Jerusalem ; 52 and sent

had seen.




messengers before him: and looking back, is fit for the king they went and entered into a dom of God.” village of the Samaritans, to Ch. X. 1 NOW after these make ready for him: 53 but occurrences, the Lord appointed they would not receive him, be seventy others also, and sent cause they perceived he was them two and two before him, going to Jerusalem. 54 And into every city and place whiwhen his disciples, James and ther he himself was about to John, saw this, they said,“ Mas- come. ter, is it thy will that we com 2 He said therefore to them, mand fire to come down from “ The harvest indeed is plenheaven, and consume them, teous, but the labourers are few: (even as Elijah did] ?” 55 But pray ye therefore the Lord of turning about, he rebuked them, the harvest, that he would send and said, “ Ye know not what forth labourers into his harvest. manner of spirit ye are of.]”* 3 Go ye: behold, I send you 56 And they went to another as lambs amidst wolves. 4 Car. village.

neither purse, nor bag, nor 57 Ir also came to pass, as sandals; and salute no one on they were going on the way, the way. 5 And into whatsothat a certain man said to him, ever house ye enter, first say, “[Sir,] I will follow thee whi- Peace be to this house.' 6 And thersoever thou goest." 58 And if the son of peace be there, Jesus said to him, “ The foxes your peace shall rest upon it: have holes, and the birds of the but if not, it shall turn back to air hare places of shelter, but yourselves. 7 And remain in the Son of man hath not where the same house, eating and to rest his head.”

drinking such things as they 59 He said also to another, give: for the labourer is wor“ Follow me.” But he said, thy of his wages. Go not from “Sir, permit me to go first house to house. and bury my father.” 60 And 8 And into whatsoever city [Jesus] said to him, “ Let the ye enter, and they receive you, dead bury their dead : but go eat such things as are set bethou, and publish the reign of fore you. 9 And cure the sick God."

that are therein; and say to 61 And another also said, them, “The reign of God draw. “ Sir, I will follow thee; but eth near to you.' 10 But into permit me first to take leave whatsoever city ye enter, and of my family.” 62 But Jesus they receive you not, go forth said to him, “ No one having into the streets of it, and say, put his hand to the plough, and | 11 • Even the dust, which

* " and said, “Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of; for the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them.” These words are wanting in the Alex. Vat. Ephr. and in most other MSS. and versions. The Camb. rotains the words of the first clause, but omits the Test." Im. Ver. note.

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