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seized him; and he was kept bound with chains and in fetters; and he brake the bands, and was driven by the demon into desert places.)


SO And Jesus asked him, saying "What is thy name?" And he said, "Legion:" (for many demons had entered into him.) 31 And he besought him that he would not command them to go out into the abyss. 32 Now a herd of many swine was there, feeding on the mountain and they besought him that he would permit them to enter into them. And he permitted them.

41 And, behold, there came 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. upon him.

35 Then the people went out to see what had been done; and came to Jesus, and found

43 And a woman, having an issue of blood twelve years, who had consumed all her substance

the man, out of whom the de-on physicians, and could not mons 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 were 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" of the country of the Gadarenes, round about, entreated him to leave them; for they were struck with great terror: accordingly he went into the ship, and returned.

38 Now the man, out of whom the demons had departed, entreated Jesus that he might be with him. But [Jesus] sent him away, saying, 39 "Return to thy house, and tell how great things God hath done for thee." And he departed, and published throughout the whole city, what great things Jesus had done for him.

40 AND it came to pass, that when Jesus returned, the people gladly received him for they were all in expectation of him.

Master, the multitudes throng and press thee; [and sayest thou, Who touched me]?" 46 And [Jesus] said, "Some one hath touched me; for I know that my power hath been exerted." 47 And the woman seeAnd they besought him. Mss.

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, "[Take courage,] daughter; thy faith hath cured thee: go in peace."

4 And into whatsoever house ye enter, there remain, and thence depart. 5 And wheresoever they will not receive you, go out from that city, and shake off the very dust from your feet, for a testimony against them." 6 And they departed, and went through the villages, publishing good tidings, and healing every where.

7 NOW Herod, the tetrarch, heard of all that had been done [by him]: and he was perplexed, because it was said by some, that John was risen from the dead; 8 and by some, that Elijah had appeared; and by others, that one of the old prophets was risen again. 9 And Herod said,

not: she is not dead, but sleep-"John I have beheaded but who is this, of whom I hear such things?" And he desired to see him.

49 And while he was yet speaking, there came one from the ruler of the synagogue's house, saying to him, "Thy daughter is dead : trouble not the Teacher. 50 But Jesus hearing this, spake to him, saying, "Fear not: only believe, and she shall be made well." 51 And coming to the house, he suffered no one to enter in, save Peter, and John, and James, and the father and mother of the child.

52 And all wept, and lamented her: but he said, "Weep

eth." 53 And they derided him; knowing that she was dead. 54 But having made them all retire, and taking her by the hand, he called aloud, saying, "Child, arise." 55 And her breath came again, and she arose immediately: and he commanded to give her something to eat. 56 And her parents were astonished: but he charged them that they should tell no one what had been done.

CH. IX. NOW Jesus having convened the twelve, gave them power and authority over all the demons, and to cure diseases. 2 And he commissioned them to

10 NOW the apostles having returned, told him all that they had done. And taking them, he withdrew privately to a desert place of [a city called] Bethsaida. 11 But when the multitudes knew it, they followed him and having received them, he spake to them concerning the reign of God, and restored those that had need of healing.

12 Now the day began to decline, and the twelve coming, said to him, "Send the multii. e. to Jairus.


tude away, that they may go into the villages and country round about, and lodge, and get provision for we are here in a desert place." 13 But he said to them, "Give ye them to eat." And they said, "We have no more than five loaves and two fishes; unless we should go and buy food for all this people." 14 For they were about five thousand men. And he said to his disciples, "Make them place themselves on the ground, by fifties in a company."

must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders and chief-priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised the third day."

23 And he said to all, "If any one would come after me, let him deny himself, [and take up his cross [daily]] and follow me. 24 For whosoever would save his life, shall lose it: but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake, he shall save it. 25 For what is a man profited, if he gain the whole world, and lose [or forfeit] himself? *

26 For whosoever shall be

ashamed of me, and of my words, of him the Son of man will be ashamed, when he shall come in his own glory, and in that of his Father, and of the holy angels. 27 But I tell you truly, There are some of those who stand here, who shall not taste of death, till they have seen the reign of God."

15 And they did so; and made them all place themselves. 16 And taking the five loaves and the two fishes, he looked up to heaven, and blessed them, and brake, and gave to his disciples to set before the multitude. 17 And all ate, and were filled and what remained to them of the fragments was taken up, even twelve panniers..

18 AND it came to pass, that while he was in a retired place, praying, his disciples being with him he asked them, saying, "Whom do the multitudes say that I am?" 12 They answering, said, "John the Baptist; but some Elijah; and others say, that one of the old prophets is risen again." 20 And he said to them, "But whom say ye that I am?" And Peter answering, said, "The Christ of God." 21 Then strictly charging them, he commanded them to tell no one that thing, 22 saying, "The Son of man

28 AND it was about eight days after this discourse, that, taking with him Peter, and John, and James, he went up a mountain to pray. 20 And it came to pass that, as he prayed, the appearance of his countenance was changed, and his raiment appeared white and shining. 30 And, lo, there talked with him two men, who were Moses and Elijah: 31 they appearing in glory, spake of his departure which he was about to accomplish at Jerusalem.

32 But Peter, and those that were with him, were heavy

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

with sleep and awaking, they saw his glory, and the two men who were standing with him. 33 And it came to pass, as they were parted from him, that Peter said to Jesus "Master, it is good for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elijah :" not knowing what he said.

34 And while he was thus speaking, a cloud came and overshadowed them: and they feared, as those men entered the cloud. 35 And there came a voice out of the cloud, saying, "This is my beloved Son: hear ye him." 36 And the voice being past, Jesus was found alone. And they kept silence, and told no one, in those days, any of the things which they had seen.

demon dashed him down, and convulsed him. Then Jesus rebuked the impure spirit, and cured the child, and delivered him to his father. 43 And all were amazed at the mighty power of God.

41 And Jesus answering, said, "O unbelieving and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you, and endure you? Bring thy son [hither]." 42 And as he was now coming, the

BUT while all wondered at all the things which [Jesus] did, he said to his disciples, 44 "Let these words sink down into your ears: for the Son of man is about to be delivered up into the hands of men." 45 But they understood not this saying, and it was hidden from them; so that they did not perceive it: and they were afraid to ask him concerning this saying.

46 And there arose a reasoning among them, which of them should be greatest. 47 And Jesus perceiving the thought of their heart, took a little child, whom he set by himself, 48 and said to them, "Whosoever shall receive this little child, in my name, receiveth me; and whosoever shall receive me, receiveth him who sent me for he that is least among you all, he shall be great."

37 AND it came to pass that, on the next day, when they were come down from the mountain, a great multitude met him. 38 And, lo, a man of the multitude cried out, saying, "Teacher, I beseech thee, look upon my son: for he is mine only child. 39 And, lo, a spirit 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 you, is for you."

51 NOW it came to pass, that when the days were fulfilled that he should be received up, he stedfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem; 52 and sent

messengers before him: and they went and entered into a village of the Samaritans, to make ready for him: 53 but they would not receive him, because they perceived he was going to Jerusalem. 54 And when his disciples, James and John, saw this, they said, "Master, is it thy will that we command fire to come down from heaven, and consume them, [even as Elijah did]?" 55 But turning about, he rebuked them, [and said, "Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of.]"* 56 And they went to another village.

57 Ir also came to pass, as they were going on the way, that a certain man said to him, "[Sir,] I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest." 58 And Jesus said to him, "The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have places of shelter, but the Son of man hath not where to rest his head."

59 He said also to another, "Follow me." But he said, "Sir, permit me to go first and bury my father." 60 And [Jesus] said to him, "Let the dead bury their dead: but go thou, and publish the reign of God."

61 And another also said, "Sir, I will follow thee; but permit me first to take leave of my family." 62 But Jesus said to him, "No one having put his hand to the plough, and

looking back, is fit for the king. dom of God."

CH. X. 1 NOW after these occurrences, the Lord appointed seventy others also, and sent them two and two before him, into every city and place whither he himself was about to come.

2 He said therefore to them, "The harvest indeed is plenteous, but the labourers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest. 3 Go ye: behold, I send you as lambs amidst wolves. 4 Carry neither purse, nor bag, nor sandals; and salute no one on the way. 5 And into whatsoever house ye enter, first say,

Peace be to this house.' 6 And if the son of peace be there, your peace shall rest upon it: but if not, it shall turn back to yourselves. 7 And remain in the same house, eating and drinking such things as they give: for the labourer is worthy of his wages. Go not from house to house.

8 And into whatsoever city ye enter, and they receive you, eat such things as are set before you. 9 And cure the sick that are therein; and say to them, 'The reign of God draw. eth near to you.' 10 But into whatsoever city ye enter, and they receive you not, go forth into the streets of it, and say, 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. retains the words of the first clause, but omits the rest." Im. Ver. note.

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