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$25. Jesus goes to Nazareth, where he preserves his life by miracle; and then fixes his dwelling at Capernaum.

15 And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified of all.

16 And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath-day, and stood up for to read.

17 And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Esaias. And when he had opened the book he found the place where it was written,

18 The spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor: he hath sent me to heal the broken-hearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised.

19 To preach the acceptable year of the Lord.

20 And he closed the book, and he gave it again to the minister, and sat down. And the eyes of all them that were in the synagogue were fastened on him.

21 And he began to say unto them, This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears.

22 And all bare him witness, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth. And they said, Is not this Joseph's son?

23 And he said unto them, Ye will surely say unto me this proverb, Physician, heal thyself: whatsoever we have heard done







in Capernaum, do also here in
thy country.

24 And he said, Verily I say
unto you, No prophet is accept-
ed in his own country.

25 But I tell you of a truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when great famine was throughout all the land;

26 But unto none of them was Elias sent, save unto Sarepta, a city of Sidon, unto a woman that was a widów.

27 And many lepers were in Israel in the time of Eliseus the prophet; and none of them was cleansed, saving, Naaman the Syrian.


28 And all hey in the gogue, when hey heard these things were filled with wrath.

29 And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill (whereon their city was built) that they might cast him down headlong.

30 But he passing through the midst of them, went his way;




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CHAP. IV. 13 And leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Car pernaum, which is upon the sea-coast, in the borders of: Zabulon and Nephthalim:

14 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying,

15 The land of Zabulon, and the land of Nephthalim, by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles;

16 The people which sat in dark-.. ness, saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death, light is sprung up.

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26. The call of Simon and Andrew, and likewise of Fames and John; with the miracle which preceded it.

C. V.

AND it came to pass that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God,


walking by the sea walked by the stood by the lake
of Galilee,
sea of Galilee, of Gennesaret,

*The Sea of Galilee. † Place...Capernaum.

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his brother,


casting a net in- casting a net into the sea: for to the sea: for they were fishers. theywere fishers.

3 And he entered into one of the ships, which was Simon's, and prayed him that he would thrust out a little from the land. And he sat down, and taught the people out of the ship.

4 Now, when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch

out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught. 5 And Simon answering, said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless, at thy word, I will let down the net.

6. And when they had this done, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes and their

net brake.


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CHAP. V. · 7 And they beckoned unto their partners which were in the other ship that they should come and help them. And they came and filled both the ships, so that they began to sink.

8 When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, Depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord.

9 For he was astonished, and all that were with him at the draught of the fishes which they had taken:

10 And so was also James and John, the sons of Zebedee,


were partners with Simon.

And Jesus said unto Simon, Fear

17 And Jesus

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Come ye after

me, and I will me, and I will

make you fishers make you to be- from

of men.


come fishers thou shalt catch

of men.

20 And they 18 And straightstraightway left way they forsook their nets, and their nets, and folfollowed him. lowed him.

21 And going 19 And when on from thence he he had gone a litsaw other two bre- tle farther thence, thren, James the he saw James the son of Zebedee, son of Zebedee,


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