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not ? and having ears, hear ye charged them that they should not ? and do ye not remember? tell no one concerning him. 19 When I brake the five 31 And he began to teach loayes among the five thousand, them, that the Son of man must how many panniers full of frag- suffer many things, and be rements took ye up?" They said to jected by the elders and chiefhim, “Twelve.” 20“ And when priests and scribes, and be killthe seven loaves among the ed, and within three days rise four thousand; how many bas- from the deed. 32 And he spoke kets filled with fragments took these words so plainly, that Pe. ye up?" And they said, “Seven.” ter, taking him aside, reproved 21 And he said to them, “Why him. 33 But he turned about, do ye not understand ?"

and looking on his disciples, 22 Then he came to Beth- rebuked Peter, saying, “Get saida : and they brought to him thee hence, adversary : for thou a blind man, and besought him regardest not the things of to touch him. 23 And taking | God, but the things of men.” the blind man by the hand, he 34 Then calling to him the led him out of the village: then multitude, with his disciples, he spitting on his eyes, and putting said to

to them, “ Whosoever his hands upon him, he asked would come after me, let him him if he saw any thing. 24 And deny himself, and take up his he looking up, said, “I see cross, and follow me. S5 Tor men, as trees, walking." 25 whosoever would save his life, Then he put his hand again shall lose it; but whosoever upon his eyes, [and made him shall lose [his life] for my sake look up:] and he was restored, and that of the gospel, shall and saw every one distinctly. 26 save it. And Jesus sent him away to his home, saying, “ Neither go in- man, if he shall gain the whole to the village, nor tell any one world and forfeit his own life? in the village.”

37 Or what would a man give 27 Then Jesus and his disci- as a ransom for his life?) 38 For ples departed to the villages of whosoever shall be ashamed of Cesarea, in the dominion of me, and of my words, in this Philip: and on the way, he adulterous and sinful generaasked his disciples, saying to tion; of him, also, the Son of them,

“ Whoin do men say man will be ashamed, when he that I am ?" 28 And they an- shall come in the glory of his swered, “ John the Baptist : Father, with the holy angels." but some Elijah: others, one of Ch. IX. 1 He said, also, to the prophets." 29 Then he said them, “ Verily I tell you,

There to them, “ But whom say ye are some standing here, who that I am ?" And Peter answer- shall not taste of death till they ing, said to him, “Thou art the have seen the reign of God ushChrist.” 30 And he strictly ered in with power."

is 56 For what will it profit a

2 And after six days, Jesus of man, that he must suffer took with him Peter, and James many things, and be set at and John, and brought them up nought. 13" But I tell you, that a high mountain, privately, by indeed Elijah is come, and they themselves: and he was trans- have done to him whatsoever figured before them. 3 And his they chose; as it is written of raiment became shining, very him.” white [as snow ; ] such as no ful 14 And coming to the other ler upon earth can whiten. 4 disciples, he saw a great crowd And Elijah and Moses appear about them, and the scribes dised to them; and were talking puting with them. 15 And imwith Jesus.

mediately, all the multitude, on 5 Then Peter speaking, said seeing him, were greatly astonto Jesus, “ Master, it is good | ished; and running to him, salutfor us to be here: and let us ed him. 16 And he asked them, make three tabernacles; one “About what do ye dispute afor thee, and one for Moses, and mong yourselves ?" 17 And one one for Elijah.” 6 For he knew of the multitude answering said, not what to say; for they were “ Master, I have brought to much afraid. 7 And a cloud thee my son, who hath a dumb appeared, overshadowing them : spirit *; 18 and wheresoever and a voice came out of the it seizeth him, it dasheth him on cloud, “ This is my beloved the ground; and he foameth, Son: hear ye him.” 8 And in- and grindeth [his] teeth, and stantly looking about, they saw wasteth away: and I spake to no longer any one, save Jesus thy disciples, that they might only, with themselves.

cast it out; but they could not.' 9 And as they were coming 19 Then Jesus answering [them,] down from the mountain, he said, “O unbelieving generacommanded them, that they tion, how long shall I be with should tell no one what things you ? how long shall I endure they had seen, till the Son of you ? Bring him to me." man should arise from the dead. 20 And they brought him to 10 And they kept the matter Jesus : and on seeing him, the to themselves, reasoning one spirit immediately convulsed with another, what the rising him; and falling on the ground, from the dead could mean. 11 he wallowed, foaming. 21 And And they asked him, saying, Jesus asked his father, “ How “ Why say the scribes that long is it since this hath befalElijah must first come?” 12 len him ?” And he said, “ From And he answering, said to them, his childhood. 22 And often it “ Elijah indeed cometh first, and hath cast him into the fire, and restoreth all things :" he shewed into the waters, to destroy him : also, how it is written of the Son but if thou canst do any thing,

of * The child was subject to epileptic fits, which were supposed to be brought on by the power

have compassion on us, and 33 And he came to Caperhelp us.” 23 And Jesus said to naum, and, being in a house, he him, “If thou canst [believe?] asked them, “ What were ye All things are possible for him disputing about

[among yourwho believeth." 24 And imme- selves] on the way

?34 But diately the father of the child they kept silence : for they had crying out, said with tears, “I disputed among themselves, on believe : help thou mine unbe- the way, who should be greatlief."

est. 35 And setting down, he 25 Now Jesus seeing that a called the twelve, and said to crowd was running together, them, “If any one desire to be rebuked the impure spirit, say- first, he must be last of all, and ing to it, « Thou dumb and a servant of all.” 36 And taking deaf spirit, I command thee, a little child, he set him in the Come out of him, and enter no midst of them : then holding more into him.” 26 And cry- him in his arms, he said to ing out, and convulsing him them, 37 “ Whosoever shall regreatly, it came out of him ; and ceive one of such little children he was as one dead; so that in my name, receiveth me : and many said, “He is dead.” 27 whosoever shall receive me, But Jesus taking him by the receiveth not only me, but him hand, raised him up; and he who sent me.”

38 Then John spake to him, 28 Now when Jesus was saying, “ Master, we saw one come into a house, his disci- casting out demons in thy name, ples asked him privately, “ Why and we forbade him. (because could not we cast him out ?" 29 he followeth not us.”] 39 But And he said to them, “ This Jesus said, “ Forbid him not : kind of power can by no means for there is none who worketh go forth, but by prayer and fast- a miracle in my name, who can ing."

readily speak evil of me. 40 30 And departing thence, For he that is not against you, they went through Galilee; and is for you. 41 For whosoever he was unwilling that any one shall give you a cup of water should know it. 31 For he to drink in my name, because taught his disciples, and said to ye are Christ's, verily I tell them, “ The Son of man is you, he shall by no means lose about to be delivered up into the his reward. 42 And whosoever hands of men; and they will shall insnare one of these lowly kill him ; and being killed, he ones, who believe in me, it were will arise on the third day.” 32 better for him that a millstone But they understood not what were put about his neck, and he meant; and were afraid to that he were cast into the sea.

43 “ And if thy hand insnare*


ask him.

So Campbell :

cause thee to offend,” Thomson, and the Improved Version. And so in Matt. v. 29, 30, xviii. 8,9. See Maris vi. 3, note.

thee, cut it off; it is better for to them, “ For the perverse. thee to enter maimed into life, ness of your heart, he wrote than, having two hands, to go you this precept. 6 But at the into Gehenna, [into the un- beginning of the creation God quenchable fire;]44[where their made them a male and a female. worm dieth not, and the fire is 7 On account of this, a man not quenched.] 45 And if thy shall leave his father and mofoot insnare thee, cut it off: it ther, and cleave to his wife; is better for thee to enter into and they two shall be one flesh.' lise lame, than having two feet, 8 So that they are no more two; to be cast into Gehenna, [into the but one flesh. 9 What, thereunquenchable fire ;] 46 (where fore, God hath joined together, their worm dieth not, and the let not man put asunder.” fire is not quenched.] 47 And 10 And in the house, his disif thine eye insnare thee, pluck ciples again asked him concernit out: it is better for thee to ing this matter. 11 And he enter into the kingdom of God said to them, 66 Whosoever with one eye, than having two shall put away his wife, and eyes, to be cast into [the fire of] shall marry another, committetb Gehenna ; 48 where their worm adultery against her. 12 And if dieth not, and the fire is not a woman shall put away her husquenched. 49 . For every one band, and shall be married to shall be salted with fire, and another, she committeth adulevery sacrifice shall be salt- tery.” ed with salt. 50 Salt is good: 13 And they brought litbut if the salt become tasteless, tle children to him, that he wherewith will ye season it? might touch them: but the Have salt in yourselves; and be disciples rebuked those who at peace one with another." brought them. 14 Now Jesus per

Ch. X. 1 And, arising from ceiving this, was much displeasthence, he came into the bor- ed, and said to them, “ Suffer ders of Judea, on the further the little children to come to side of Jordan; 2 and the mul- me, and forbid them not; for titude resorted to him again: of such is the kingdom of God. and, as his custom was, he | 15 Verily I tell you, Whosotaught them again. And the ever shall not receive the kingPharisees approaching, asked dom of God as a little child, he him, “ Is it lawful for a man to can by no means enter therein." put away his wife?". This they 16 Then taking them in his said, trying him. 3 And he an- arms, and laying his hands on swering, said to them, “ What them, he blessed them, did Moses command you ?” 4 17 And on his going forth, And they said, “ Moses suffer- into the road, ope ran, and kneeled us to write a bill of divorce-fing down to him, asked him, ment, and to put her away.” “Good Teacher, what shall I

5 And Jesus answering, said do, that I may inherit aionian

life?" 18 And Jesus said to him, 28 PETER began to say to him, “ Why callest thou me good ? 1“ Lo, we have left all, and have there is none good, but one, that followed thee.” 29 Jesus anis God. 19 Thou knowest the swering, said,“Verily I tell you, commandments, Do not com- There is no one who hath left mit adultery; [Do not commit house, or brethren, or sisters, murder;] Do not steal; Do not or father, or mother, [or wife,] bear false witness; Defraud not; or children, or lands, for my Honour thy father and mother.' sake, and for the sake of the

20 And he answering, said gospel, 30 but he shall receive to him, “ Teacher, all these an hundred-fold, now, in this things I have kept from my time; houses, and brethren, and youth.” 21 Then Jesus looking sisters, and mothers, and chilon him, loved him, and said to dren, and lands, with persecuhim, “ In one thing thou art tions; and in the age to come, deficient: go, sell whatsoever aionian life. 31 But many who thou hast, and give to the ] poor, are first will be last; and the and thou shalt have treasure in last first." heaven: and come, (taking up

32 NOW being on the way, the cross] and follow me. ." 22 going up to Jerusalem ; and And he was sad at these words, Jesus walked before them : and and went away sorrowful: for they were seized with a horror, he had great possessions. 23 and followed him with fear. And Jesus looking round about, Then taking the twelve aside, said to his disciples, “ With he began to tell them the things what difficulty will those that which were about to befal him: have riches enter into the king- 33 “ Behold, we are going up to dom of God!"

Jerusalem ; and the Son of man 24 And the disciples were will be delivered up to the astonished at his words. But chief-priests, and

to [the] Jesus speaking again, said to scribes; and they will condemn them, « Children, how difficult him to death, and will deliver is it for those who trust in rich- him up to the gentiles: 34 and es, to enter into the kingdom of they will scoff at him, and will God! 25 It is easier that a scourge him, and will spit on camel should go through [the] him, and will kill him: and eye of a needle, than that a rich the third day he will be raised man should enter into the king- from the dead.dom of God.” 26 And they were 35 And James and John, the exceedingly amazed, saying sons of Zebedee, came to him, among themselves, “Who then saying, “ Teacher, we request can be saved ?" 27 And Jesus that thou wouldst do for us looking on them, said, “ With whatsoever we shall ask.” 36 men it is impossible, but not And he said to them, “ What with God: [for with God all do ye desire that I should do things are possible.]

for you ?” 37 Then they said

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