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Wherefore by their fruits ye if thou wilt, thou canst cleanse shall know them. me." 3 And Jesus stretching forth his hand, touched him, saying, "I will; be thou cleansed." And immediately his leFa-prosy was cleansed. 4 Then Jesus said to him, "See thou tell no one; but go show thyself to the priest, and offer the gift which Moses commanded; for a testimony to them."

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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 ther in heaven; 22 Many will say to me in that day; Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name cast out demons? and in thy name done many wonderful 5 HAVING entered into Caperworks?' 23 And then I will de- naum, a centurion came to him, clare to them, 'I never knew beseeching him, 6 and saying, you: depart from me, ye that" Sir, my servant lieth at home work iniquity.' 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 8 Then the centurion answerhim to a wise man, who built ing said, "Sir, I am not worthy his house upon a rock: 25 and that thou shouldest enter under the rain descended, and the my roof: but only command by rivers overflowed and the winds word, and my servant will be blew, and beat upon that house, healed. 9 For I also, though a

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yet it fell not for it was found-man under authority, yet having ed on a rock. 26 And whosoever soldiers under me, say to this heareth these words of mine, Go,' and he goeth, and to anoand doth them not, shall be ther, Come," and he cometh : compared to a foolish man, who and to my servant, Do this,' built his house on the sand: 27 and he doth it." 10 Now Jesus and the rain descended, and the hearing this, wondered, and said rivers overflowed, and the winds to those who followed, "Verily, blew, and beat upon that house; I tell you, that not even in Israel and it fell, and the fall of it was have I found so great faith. 11 great." 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

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 centurion, "Go; and according as thou hast believed, so be it done

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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14 AND Jesus coming into Peter's house, saw his wife's mother lying sick of a fever. 15 And having touched her hand, the fever left her: and she arose, and ministered unto them.

to thee." And his servant was rebuked the winds and the sea : healed in that very hour. and there was a great calm. 27 And the men wondered saying, "What personage is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!"

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." 32 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

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."

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 disci

ples came and awoke him, say-him a paralytic, lying on a bed : and Jesus seeing their faith, said to the paralytic, " Son, take courage; thy sins are forgiven thee." 3 Whereupon some of

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

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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." 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.

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9 AND Jesus going on from thence, saw a man named Matthew, sitting at the toll-office; and said to him, "Follow me." And he arose and followed him.

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10 And it came to pass while Jesus was at meat in the house, behold, many publicans and sinners came and placed themselves with him and his disciples. 11 And the Pharisees observing it, said to his disciples, Why eateth your Master with publicans and ners?" 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."

18 WHILE he spake these things to them, lo, a certain ruler came and did him obeisance, saying, "My daughter is by this time dead: but come and lay thy hand upon her, and she will revive. 19 And Jesus arose, and followed him, with his disciples. 20 (And, lo, a woman, who had been diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the tuft of his mantle: 21 for she said within herself, sin-"If I may but touch his mantle, 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

14 THEN the disciples of John came to him, saying, "Why do we and the Pharisees fast much, but thy disciples fast not?" 15 And Jesus said to them, "Can the companions of the bride

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and the damsel arose. 26 And the fame of this action spread through all that country.

ed in, and took her by the hand, few. 38 Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest."

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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.

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 ing the glad tidings of the reign, and curing every disease and every malady.

have received, freely give. 9 Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in your purses; 10 nor bag for your journey, nor two coats, nor sandals, nor

36 And seeing the multitudes, 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. 37 ye 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 21 Now the brother will you. 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.

32 "Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, I also will confess him before my Father in heaven. 33 But whosoever shall deny me before men, I also will deny him before my Father in heaven.

34 "Think not that I am come to bring peace on earth : I came, not to bring peace, but a sword. 35 For I am come to set a man at variance against his

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