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Wherefore by their fruits ye if thou wilt, thou canst cleanse shall know them.

3 And Jesus stretching
forth his hand, touched him,
saying, " I will; be thou clean-
sed." And immediately his le-

21" Not every one that saith to me, 'Lord, Lord,' shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doth the will of my Fa-prosy was cleansed. 4 Then Jether in heaven; 22 Many will sus said to him, "See thou tell say to me in that day; 'Lord, no one; but go show thyself to Lord, have we not prophesied the priest, and offer the gift in thy name? and in thy name which Moses commanded; for cast out demons? and in thy a testimony to them." name done many wonderful works? 23 And then I will declare to them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.'

8 Then the centurion answering said, "Sir, I am not worthy that thou shouldest enter under my roof: but only command by word, and my servant will be healed. 9 For I also, though a

5 HAVING entered into Capernaum, a centurion came to him, beseeching him, 6 and saying, "Sir, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, greatly afflict24"Whosoever therefore ed." 7 And Jesus said to him, heareth these words of mine," I will come and cure him.” and doth them, I will compare him to a wise man, who built his house upon a rock: 25 and the rain descended, and the rivers overflowed and the winds blew, and beat upon that house, yet it fell not for it was found-man under authority, yet having ed on a rock. 26 And whosoever heareth these words of mine, and doth them not, shall be compared to a foolish man, who built his house on the sand: 27 and the rain descended, and the rivers overflowed, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell, and the fall of it was great."

28 AND it came to pass when Jesus had ended these words, that the people were amazed at his teaching: 29 for he taught them as having authority; and not as the Scribes.

CH. VIII. 1 NOW, when Jesus came down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him

2 And, behold a leper came and did him obeisance, saying, "Sir,

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soldiers under me, say to this
Go,' and he goeth, and to ano-
ther, Come,' and he cometh :
and to my servant, Do this,'
and he doth it." 10 Now Jesus
hearing this, wondered, and said
to those who followed, "Verily,
I tell you, that not even in Israel
have I found so great faith.
And I assure you, that many shall
come from the east and the
west, and shall place themselves
at table with Abraham, and
Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom
of heaven: 12 but the sons of
the kingdom shall be thrust out
into darkness: there shall be
weeping, and gnashing of teeth."
13 And Jesus said to the centu-
rion, "Go; and according as
thou hast believed, so be it done

to thee." And his servant was rebuked the winds and the sea : healed in that very hour. and there was a great calm. 27 14 AND Jesus coming into And the men wondered saying, Peter's house, saw his wife's" What personage is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!"

mother lying sick of a fever. 15 And having touched her hand, the fever left her : and she arose, and ministered unto them.

16 Now when evening was come, they brought to him many demoniacs: and he expelled the spirits with a word, and cured all the sick: 17 Thus verifying the saying of the prophet Isaiah, "He took away our infirmities, and removed our diseases."

18 BUT Jesus seeing great multitudes about him, gave orders to depart to the opposite shore. 19 And a certain scribe coming, said to him, " Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest." 20 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." 21 And another of his disciples said to him, "Sir, suffer me first to go and bury my father." 22 But Jesus said to him, "Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead."

28 AND when he was come to the other side, into the country of the Gergesenes, there met him two demoniacs, coming out of the tombs very fierce, so that no one could pass along by that way. 29 And, lo, they cried out, saying, "What hast thou to do with us, thou Son of God? Art thou come hither to torment us before the time?" 30 Now there was at some distance from them a herd of many swine feeding. 31 So the demons besought him saying, "If thou cast us out, send us into the herd of swine." And he said to them, " Go." And when they were come out, they went into the swine: and, lo, the whole herd ran violently down a precipice into the sea, and perished in the waters. 33 And the herdsmen fled, and went away into the city, and reported all this; and what had happened to the demoniacs. 34 And, lo, the whole city came out to meet Jesus; and having seen him, they besought him to depart out of their territory.


CH. IX. 1 AND having gone into [the] ship, he passed over, and came to his own city. 2 And, lo, there was brought to

23 AND when he had gone into a ship, his disciples followed him. 24 And, lo, a great tempest arose in the sea, so that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep. 25 And his disciples came and awoke him, say-him a paralytic, lying on a bed : ing, "Master, save us: we perish." 26 And he said to them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith?" Then he arose and

and Jesus seeing their faith, said to the paralytic," Son, take courage; thy sins are forgiven thee." 3 Whereupon some of

the Scribes said within them- groom mourn, as long as tne selves, "This man blasphem- bridegroom is with them? But eth." 4 But Jesus perceiving the days will come when the their thoughts, said, "Why bridegroom shall be taken from think ye evil in your hearts? them; and then they will fast. 5 For which is easier? to say, 16 Now no one putteth a piece Thy sins are forgiven thee?" of undressed cloth upon an old or to say, 'Arise and walk? 6 garment: for the piece which But that ye may know that the filleth it up taketh from the garSon of man hath power on earth ment and a worse rent is made. to forgive sins," (then he said 17 Nor do men put new wine to the paralytic,) Arise, take into old leathern bottles: otherup thy bed, and go home." 7 wise, the bottles burst, and the Accordingly he arose, and went wine is spilled, and the bottles to his house. 8 And the mul- are destroyed: but new wine is titudes seeing this, wondered, put into new bottles, and both and glorified God, who had giv- are preserved together." en such power to men.

18 WHILE he spake these 9 AND Jesus going on from things to them, lo, a certain thence, saw a man named Mat- ruler came and did him obeithew, sitting at the toll-office; sance, saying, "My daughter and said to him, "Follow me." is by this time dead: but come And he arose and followed him. and lay thy hand upon her, and 10 And it came to pass while she will revive. 19 And Jesus Jesus was at meat in the house, arose, and followed him, with behold, many publicans and sin- his disciples. 20 (And, lo, a ners came and placed them- woman, who had been disselves with him and his disci- eased with an issue of blood ples. 11 And the Pharisees twelve years, came behind him, observing it, said to his disci- and touched the tuft of his manples, "Why eateth your Mas-tle: 21 for she said within herself, ter with publicans and sin-"If I may but touch his manners?" 12 But Jesus hearing it, said [to them], "The whole need not a physician, but the sick. 13 But go ye, learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy and not sacrifice:' for I come not to call righteous men, but sinners."

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tle, I shall be restored." 22 But Jesus turned about, and observing her, he said, "Take courage, daughter; thy faith hath cured thee." And the woman was well from that hour.) 23 And Jesus coming into the ruler's house, and perceiving the musicians and the crowd making a noise, 24 said to them, "Withdraw for the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth." And they derided him. 25 But when the people were put out, he enter

ed in, and took her by the hand, and the damsel arose. 26 And the fame of this action spread through all that country.


27 AND as Jesus departed thence, two blind men followed him, crying out, and saying, "Son of David, have pity on us." 28 And being come into the house, the blind men approached him and Jesus said to them, "Do ye believe that I can do this? They answered, "Yes Master." 29 Then he touched their eyes, saying, "According to your faith be it unto you." 30 And their eyes were opened; and Jesus strictly charged them, saying, "See that no one know it." 31 But being departed, they spread his fame through all that country.

32 AND as they went out, lo, there was brought to him a dumb demoniac. 33 And the demon being cast out, the dumb spake; and the multitude wondered, saying, "It was never seen thus in Israel." 34 But the Pharisees said, "He casteth out demons by the prince of the demons.

few. 38 Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest."

CH. X. 1 AND having called to him his twelve disciples, he gave them power over impure spirits, to cast them out, and to cure every disease and every malady. 2 Now these are the names of the twelve apostles: First, Simon who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother; Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the publican; James the son of Alpheus, and Lebbeus [surnamed Thaddeus ;] 4 Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, who also delivered him up.

5 These twelve Jesus sent forth, and commanded them, saying, "Go NOT into the way of the gentiles, and into any city of the Samaritans enter ye not. 6 But go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. 7 And as ye go, preach, saying,

The reign of Heaven approacheth. 8 Cure the sick, [raise the dead,] cleanse the lepers, cast out demons: freely

35 AND Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preach-ye have received, freely give. ing the glad tidings of the reign, 9 Provide neither gold, nor siland curing every disease and ver, nor brass in your purses; every malady. 10 nor bag for your journey, 36 And seeing the multi- nor two coats, nor sandals, nor tudes, he had compassion on staves for the labourer is worthem, because they were wea-thy of his sustenance. 11 And ried, and scattered abroad, as into whatsoever city or village. sheep having no shepherd. 37ye enter, inquire who in it is Then he said to his disciples, worthy; and there remain, till "The harvest indeed is plen- ye depart. 12 And when ye teous; but the labourers are lenter into a house, salute it

13 And if the house be worthy, your peace shall come upon it: but if it be not worthy, your peace shall return to yourselves. 10 And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, in departing out of that house, or city, shake off the dust of your feet. 15 Verily I tell you, It will be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah in a day of judgment, than for that city.

16" Behold, I send you forth as sheep amidst wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. 17 And beware of men for they will deliver you up to councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues. 18 And ye will be brought before governors and kings on my account; for a testimony to them and to the gentiles. 19 But when they deliver you up, take no anxious thought how or what ye shall speak: [for it shall be given you at the time what ye shall speak.] 20 For it is not ye who speak, but the spirit of your Father which speaketh in you. 21 Now the brother will deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child; and the children will rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death. 22 And ye will be hated by all men on account of my name: but he who endureth to the end, shall be preserved. 23 But when they persecute you in one city, flee ye into another; and if they persecute you out of this, flee ye into another. [For] verily I

tell you, Ye shall not have finished the cities of Israel, till the Son of man come.

24 "A disciple is not above his teacher, nor a servant above his master. 25 It is enough for the disciple that he be as his teacher, and the servant as his master. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebub, how much more will they call those of his household! 26 Fear them not therefore: for there is nothing covered, which shall not be revealed; and nothing hidden, which shall not be known: 27 what I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, that proclaim ye upon the house tops: 28 and fear not those who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him that is able to destroy both soul and body in Gehenna. 29 Are not two sparrows sold for a penny ? and yet not one of them falleth [to the ground] without your Father. 30 And even the hairs of your head are all numbered. 31 Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than many sparrows.

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