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a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him. And when the disciples heard it, they fell on their face, and were sore afraid. And when 80Luke ix. 36. the voice was past, Jesus came and 1Mat. xvii. 7. touched them, and said, "Arise, and be


66 not afraid." 82And suddenly when they had lifted up their eyes, and 82looked round about, they saw no man any more, save Jesus only with themselves.


Mark ix. 8.

Mat. xvii. 8

And as they came down from the 4Mat. xvii. 9. mountain, Jesus charged them, saying,

"Tell the vision to no man, until the
"Son of man be risen again from the
"dead." And they kept it close, and
told no man in those days any of those
things which they had seen.
kept that saying with themselves, ques-
tioning one with another what the rising

85 And they 85 Mark ix. 10.

from the dead should mean. 86 And his 86Mt.xvii10,11 disciples asked him, saying, Why then

say the scribes that Elias must first

come? And Jesus answered and 87told 87Mark ix. 12.

them, "Elias verily cometh first, and "restoreth all things;" and how it is. written of the Son of man, that he must suffer many things, and be set at nought.

"But I say unto you that Elias is in- Mark ix. 13. "deed come already, and they knew 59Mat.xvii. 12.




him not, but have done unto him "whatsoever they listed, as it is written "of him. 89 Likewise shall also the Son 90 Mat xvii. 13. "of man suffer of them." 90Then the disciples understood that he spake unto them of John the Baptist.


From the Cure of the Lunatic Child,-to the Healing, at the Pool of Siloam, of the Man Born Blind.

'AND it came to pass, that on the next 'Luke ix. 37. day, when they were come down from

the hill, and when he came to his dis- Mk. ix. 14-16. ciples, he saw a great multitude about them, and the scribes questioning with them. And straightway all the people, when they beheld him, were greatly amazed, and running to him saluted him. And he asked the scribes, "What question ye with them?" "And there came to him a certain man of the company, kneeling down to him, 'and cried


Mat. xvii. 14.

Luke ix. 38.

out, saying, 'Lord, have mercy on my Mat. xvii. 15. son: for he is lunatic, and sore vexed.

"Master, I have brought unto thee my Mark ix. 17 son: I beseech thee, look upon my

son: for he is mine only child; which




7Mark ix. 18. Luke ix. 39.

hath a dumb spirit; and wheresoever he taketh him, he suddenly crieth out, and he teareth him: and he foameth again, and gnasheth with his teeth; and pineth away, and bruising him. Mat. xvii. 16. hardly, departeth from him. And I 19Lk.ix.40,41. brought him to thy disciples; and I besought thy disciples to cast him out; "Mat.xvii.17. and they could not cure him. "Then Jesus answered and said, "O faithless "and perverse generation, how long "shall I be with you? how long shall "I suffer you? bring thy son hither "to me." And they brought him unto him and as he was yet a coming, 12 when he saw him, straightway the spirit tare him; and he fell on the ground, and wallowed foaming. And he asked his father, "How long is it ago since "this came unto him?" And he said, Of a child. And ofttimes it hath cast him into the fire, and into the waters, to destroy him: but if thou canst do any thing, have compassion on us, and help us. Jesus said unto him, "If thou "canst believe, all things are possible

12Mk.ix. 20-27

13 Lk. ix.42,43.

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to him that believeth." And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief. When Jesus saw that the people came running toge


ther, he rebuked the foul spirit, saying unto him, "Thou dumb and deaf spirit, "I charge thee, come out of him, and

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enter no more into him." And the

spirit cried, and rent him sore, and came out of him and he was as one dead; insomuch that many said, He is dead. But Jesus took him by the hand, and lifted him up; and he arose.


14And the 14Mat. xvii. 18.

child was cured from that very hour. 13 And Jesus delivered him again to his father. And they were all amazed at the mighty power of God.

And when 15Mark ix. 28.

he was come into the house, his disciples asked him privately, Why could

not we cast him out? 16 And Jesus said 16Mt.xvii20,21 unto them, "Because of your unbelief:

"for verily I say unto you, If ye have "faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye "shall say unto this mountain, Remove


hence to yonder place; and it shall "remove; and nothing shall be impos"sible unto you. Howbeit this kind

66 17


"can come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting."

And they departed thence, and passed through Galilee; and he would not that


any man should know it. 18 And while 18Mat. xvii.22. they abode in Galilee, and 13wondered

every one at all things which Jesus did,

"he taught his disciples, and said unto Mark ix. 31.

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