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31 T And the Lord said, Whereunto then shall I liken the men of this generation ? and to what are they like : 32 They are like unto children sitting in the market-place, and calling one to another, and saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned to you, and ye have not Wept. 33 For John the Baptist came neither eating bread, nor drinking wine; and ye say, He hath a deVII. 34 The Son of man is come eating and drinking, and ye say, Behold, a gluttonous man, and a wine-bibber, a friend of publicans and sinners : 35 But Wisdom is justified of all her children. 36 || And one of the Pharisees desired him that he would eat with him. And he went into the Pharisee's house, and sat down to meat. 37 And, behold, a woman in the city, which was a sinner, when she knew that jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster box of ointment, 38 And stood at his feet behind Aim weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed 1/em with the ointment. 39 Now, when the Pharisee

which had bidden him saw it, he

Spake within himself, saying,
This man, if he were a prophet,
would have known who and what
manner of woman this is that
toucheth him; for she is a sin-
40 And Jesus, answering, said
unto him, Simon, I have some-

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Christ's feet.
And he

what to say unto thee. said, Master, say on. 41 There was a certaincreditor, which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fisty. 42 And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me, therefore, which of them will love him most 43 Simon answered, and said, I suppose that be to whom he forgave most. And he said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged. 44 And he turned to the woman, and said unto Simon, Seest thou this woman : I entered into thine house, thou gavest me no water for my feet: but she hath washed my feet with tears, and yo them with the hairs of her CaCl. 45 Thou gavest me no kiss : but this woman, since the time I came in, hath not ceased to kiss my feet. 46 My head with oil thou didst not anoint: but this woman hath anointed my feet with ointment. 47 Wherefore, I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven : for she loved much : but to whom little is forgiven, the same loveth little.

sins are forgiven.
49 And they that sat at meat
with him, began to say within
themselyes, Who is this that for-
giveth'sins also :
50 And he said to the woman,
Thy faith hath saved thee : go in

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given to know the mysteries of the

The parable of the sover.

ofthe kingdom of God; and the twelve were with him, 2 And certain women, which had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary called Magdalene, out of whom went seven devils, 3 And Joanna the wife of Chuza, Herod's Steward, and Susanna, and many others, which ministered unto him of their subStance. 4 " And when much people were gathered together, and were come to him out of every city, he Spake by a parable : 5 A Sower went out to sow his See"; and, as he sowed, some fell by the way-side, and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it: 6 And some fell upon a rock; and, as soon as it was sprung up, it withered away, because it lacktd moisture. 7 And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprang up with it, and choked it: 8. And other fell on good ground, and sprang up, and bare fruitan hundred-fold. And, when he had said these things, he cried, He that hath ears to hear, let him

lear. 9 || And his disciples asked

him, saying, What might this

parable be 2 10 And he said, Unto you it is

kingdom of God; but to others in parables: that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand. 11 * Now the parable is this: le seed is the word of God. 12 Those by the way-side, are they that hear; then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word

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should believe and be saved. 13 They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away. 14 And that which fell among thorns, are they which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares, and riches, and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perse&tion. 15 But that on the good ground are they, which, in an honestand good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience. 16 || No man, when he hath lighted a candle, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth it underabed; but setteth, it on a candlestick, that they which enter in may see the light. 17 For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; neither any thing hid, that shall not be known, and come abroad. 18 Take heed, therefore, how ye hear: for whosoever hath, to him shall be given; and whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he seemeth to have. 19 || Then came to him his mother and his brethren, and could not come at him for the press. 20 And it was told him by certain, which said, Thy mother and thy brethren stand without, desiring to see thee. 21 And he answered, and said unto them, My mother and my brethren are these which hear the word of God, and do it. 22 is Now it came to pass on a certain day, that he went into a ship with his disciples: and he

out of their hearts, icot they

said unto them, Let us go over

7 he tempest rebuked.

unto the other side of the lake. And they launched forth. 23 But as they sailed, he fell asleep; and there came down a storm of wind on the lake; and they were filled with water, and were in jeopardy. 24 And they came to him, and awoke him, saying, Master, Master, we perish ! Then he arose and rebuked the wind, and the raging of the water: and they ceased, and there was a calm. '25 And he said unto them, Where is your faith ? And they, being afraid, wondered, saying one to another, What manner of man is this! for he commandeth even the winds and water, and they obey him. 26 "I Å. they arrived at the country of the Gadarenes, which is over against Galilee. 27 And when he went forth to land, there met him out of the city, a certain man which had devils long time, and ware no clothes, neither abode in any house, but in the tombs. 28 When he saw Jesus, he criedout, and fell down before him, and with a loud voice said, What havč Ito do with thee, Jesus, thost Son of God most high I beseech thee, tormentime not. 29 (For he had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man. For oftentimes it had caught him : and he was kept bound with chains and in setters; and he brake the bands, and was driven of the devil into the wilder

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he would not command them to go out into the deep. 32 And there was there an herd of many swine feeding on the mountain : and they besought him that he would suffer them to enter into them. And he suffered them. 33 Then went the devils out of the man, and entered into the swine : and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the lake, and were choked. 34. When they that fed them saw what was done, they fled, and went and told it in the city, and in the country. 35 Then they went out to see what was done; and came to Jesus, and found the man, out of whom the devils were departed, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed, and in his right mind: and they were afraid. 36 They also which saw it, told them by what means he that was posed of the devils, was healCC1. 37 || Then the whole multitude of the country of the Gadarenes, round about, besought him to depart from them; for they were taken with great fear : and he went up into the ship, and returned back again. 38 Now the man, out of whom the devils were departed, besought him that he might be with him : but Jesus sent him away, saying, 39 Return to thine own house, and shew how great things God hath done unto thee. And he went his way, and published throughout the whole city how great things Jesus had done unto him. 40 And it came to pass, that, when Jesus was returned, the

31 And they besought him that

people gladly received him :

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The Bloody issue healed.

for they were all waiting for him. 41 || And, behold, there came a man named Jairus, and he was aruler of the synagogue: and he fell down at Jesus’ feet, and besought him that he would come into his house: 42For he had one only daughter, about twelve years of age, and she lay a dying. (But, as he went, the people thronged him. 43 || And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, which had spent all her living upon physicians, neither could be healed of any, 44 Came behind him, and touched the border of his garment; and immediately her issue of blood stanched. 45 And Jesus said, Whotouched me * When all denied, Peter, and they that were with him, said, Master, the multitude throng thee, and press thee, and Sayest thou, Who touched me 2, 46And Jesus said, Somebody hath touched me: for I perceive that virtue is gone out of me. 47 And when the woman saw that she was not hid, she came trembling; and, falling down before him, she declared unto him before all the people for what cause she had touched him, and how she was healed immediately. 48 And he said unto her, Daughter, be of good comfort: thy faith hath made thee whole; goin peace.) 49 || While he yet spake, there cometh one from the ruler of the Synagogue's house, saying to him, Thy daughter is dead; trouble not the Master. 50 But, when Jesus heard it, he answered him, saying, Fear not: believe only, and she shall be

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51 And when he came into the house, he suffered no man to go in, save Peter, and James, and John, and the father and the mother of the maiden. 52 And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleepeth.

53 And they laughed him to scorn, knowing that she was dead.

54 And he put them all out,

called, saying, Maid, arise. 55 And her spirit came again, and she arose straightway: and he commanded to give her meat. 56 And her parents were astonished : but he charged them that they should tell no man what was

done. CHAP. IX. Christ sendeth out his disciples. HEN he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority overall devils, and to cure diseases. 2 And he sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick. 3 And he said unto them, Take nothing for your journey, neither staves, nor scrip, neither bread, neither money; neither have two coats apiece. 4 And whatsoever house ye enter into, there abide, and thence depart. 5 And whosoever will not receive you, when ye go out of that city, shake off the very dust from your feet, for a testimony against them. 6 And they departed, and went through the towns, preaching the gospel, and healing every where. 7 || Now Herod, the tetrarch, heard of all that was done by him : and he was perplexed, because

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and took her by the hand, and . Five thousand fed. John was risen from the dead; 8 And of some, that Elias had appeared; and of others, that one of the old prophets was risen again. - - 9 And Herod said, John have I beheaded : but who is this of whom I hear such things? And he desired to see him. 10 || And the apostles, when they were returned, told him all that they had done. And he took them, and went aside privately into a desert place, belonging to the city called Bethsaida. 11 And the people, when they knew it, followed him ; and he received them, and spake unto them of the kingdom of God, and healed them that had need of healIng. - 12 T And, when the day began to wear away, then came the twelve, and said unto him, Send the multitude away, that they may go into the towns and country round about, and lodge, and get vićtuals; for we are here in a desert place. , 13 But he said unto them, Give ye them to eat. And they said, We have no more but five loaves and two fishes; except we should ; and buy meat for all this people. 14 (For there were about five thousand men.) And he said to his disciples, Make them sitdown by fifties in a company. 15 And they did so, and made them all sit down. 16 Then he took the five loaves and the two fishes; and, looking up to heaven, he blessed them, and brake, and gave to the disciples to set before the multitude. 17 And they did eat, and were all filled : and there was taken up of fragments that re


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Christ's transfiguration.

mained to them twelve baskets. 18 || And it came to pass, as he was alone praying, his disciples were with him: and he asked them, saying, Whom say the people that I am : 19 They, answering, said, John the Baptist: but some say, Elias; and others say, That one of the old prophets is risen again. 20 He said unto them, But whom say ye that I am 2 Peter answering, said, the Christof God. 21 And he straightly charged

|them, and commanded them to

tell no man that thing; 22 Saying, The Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejećted of the elders, and chief priests, and scribes, and be slain, and be raised the third day. 23 And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me. 24 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it. 25 For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be castaway : 26 For whosoever shall be ashamed of me, and of my words, of him shall the son of man be ashamed, when he shall come in his own glory, and in his Father’s, and of the holy angels. 27 But I tell you of a truth, there be some standing here which shall not taste of death, till they see the kingdom of God. 28 Ts And it came to pass about an eight days after these sayings, he took Peter, and John, and James, and went up into a mountain to pray. 29 And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenance was alter

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