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and went and told it in the city, 42 For he had one only daughand in the country.

ter, about twelve years of age, 35 Then they went out to see and she lay a dying. (But, as he what was done ; and came to went, the people thronged him. Jesus, and found the man, out 43 And a woman, having an of whom the devils were depart. issue of blood twelve years, ed, sitting at the feet of Jesus, which had spent all her living clothed, and in his right mind: upon physicians, neither could and they were afraid.

be healed of any, 36 They also which saw it, 44 Came behind him, and told them by what means he touched the border of his garthat was possessed of the devils, ment: and immediately her was healed.

issue of blood stanched. 37 Then the whole multitude 45 And Jesus said, Who touchof the country of the Gadarenes,

es, led me? When all denied, Peter, round about, besought him to and they that were with him, depart from them : for they said, Master, the multitude were taken with great fear : and throng thee, and press thee, he went up into the ship, and and sayest thou, Who touched returned back again.

38 Now the man, out of whom 46 And Jesus said, Somebody the devils were departed, be- hath touched me : for I persought him that he might be ceive that virtue is gone out with him : but Jesus sent him

of me. away, saying,

47 And when the woman saw 39 Return to thine own house, that she was not hid, she came and shew how great things God trembling; and, falling down hath done unto thee. And he before him, she declared unto went his way, and published him, before all the people, for throughout the whole city, how what cause she had touched great things Jesus had done un. him, and how she was healed to him.

immediately, 40 And it came to pass, that,

48 And he said unto her, when Jesus was returned, the Daughter, be of good comfort : people gladly received him : for thy faith hath made thee whole ; they were all waiting for him. go in peace.)

41 And, behold, there came a 49 While he yet spake, there man, named Jairus, and he was cometh one from the ruler of a ruler of the synagogue : and the synagogue's house, saying he fell down at Jesus' feet, and to him, Thy daughter is dead, besought him, that he would trouble not the Master. come into his house :

50 But when Jesus heard it,

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he answered him, saying, Fear 4 And whatsoever house ye
not : believe only, and she shall enter into, there abide, and
be made whole.

thence depart.
51 And when he came into the 5 And whosoever will not re-
house, he suffered no man to goceive you, when ye go out of
in, save Peter, and James, and that city, shake off the
John, and the father and the from your feet, for a testimony
mother of the maiden.

against them.
52 And all wept, and bewail- 6 And they departed, and went
ed her: but he said, Weep not: through the towns, preaching
she is not dead, but sleepeth. the gospel, and healing every
53 And they laughed him to where.
scorn, knowing that she was 7 Now Herod the tetrarch

heard of all that was done by
54 And he put them all out, him: and he was perplexed,
and took her by the hand, and because that it was said of some,
called, saying, Maid, arise. that John was risen from the

55 And her spirit came again, dead ;
and she arose straightway: and 8 And of some, that Elias had
be commanded to give her appeared ; and of others, that

one of the old prophets was risen
56 And her parents were as- again.
tonished : but he charged them 9 And Herod said, John have
that they should tell no man I beheaded ; but who is this, of
what was done.

whom I hear such things? And

he desired to see him. CHAP. IX.

10 And the apostles, when they

were returned, told him all that HOW TO ATTAIN ETERNAL

they had done; and he took them,

and went aside privately, into
THEN he called his twelve a desert place, belonging to the
disciples together, and gave city, called Bethsaida.
them power and authority over 11 And the people, when they
all devils, and to cure diseases. knew it, followed him : and he
2 And he sent them to preach received them, and spake unto
the kingdom of God, and to them of the kingdom of God,
heal the sick.

and healed them that had need
3 And he said unto them, of healing.
Take nothing for your journey,

12 And, when the day began
neither staves, nor scrip, nei- to wear away, then came the
ther bread, neither money ; nei- twelve, and said unto him, Send
ther have two coats a-piece.

the multitude away, that they

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may go into the towns and || them, and commanded them to country round about, and lodge, tell no man that thing; and get victuals; for we are here 22 Saying, The Son of man in a desert place.

must suffer many things, and 13 But he said unto them, be rejected of the elders, and Give

ye them to eat. And they chief priests, and scribes, and said, We have no more but be slain, and be raised the third five loaves, and two fishes; ex- day. cept we should go and buy 23 And he said to them all, meat for all this people.

If any man will come after me, 14 (For they were about five let him deny himself, and take thousand men.) And he said to up his cross daily, and follow his disciples, Make them sit me. down by fifties in a

24 For whosoever will save pany

his life, shall lose it: but who15 And they did so, and made soever will lose his life for my them all sit down.

sake, the same shall save it. 16 Then he took the five 25 For, what is a man advanloaves, and the two fishes ; and taged, if he gain the whole looking up to heaven, he bless-world, and lose himself, or be ed them, and brake, and gave cast away? to the disciples to set before the 26 For, whosoever shall be multitude.

ashamed of me, and of my 17 And they did eat, and were words, of him shall the Son of all filled : and there was taken man be ashamed, when he shall up of the fragments that remain- come in his own glory, and in ed to them, twelve baskets. his Father's, and of the holy

18 And it came to pass, as angels. he was alone praying, his dis- 27 But I tell you of a truth, ciples were with him: and he there be some standing here, asked them, saying, Whom say which shall not taste of death, the people that I am?

till they see the kingdom of 19 They answering, said, John God. the Baptist : but some say,

28 And it came to pass, about Elias; and others say,

that an eight days after these sayof the old prophets is risen ings, he took Peter, and John, again.

and James, and went up into a 20 He said unto them, But mountain, to pray. whom say ye that I am ? Peter, 29 And as he prayed, the faanswering, said, The Christ of shion of his countenance was God.

altered, and his raiment was 21 And he straitly charged white, and glistering.


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50 And, behold, there talked 39 And, lo, à spirit taketh
with him two men, which were him, and he suddenly criethout;
Moses and Elias;

and it teareth him, that he foam-
31 Who appeared in glory, eth again; and, bruising him,
and spake of his decease which hardly departeth from him.
he should accomplish at Jerusa- 40 And I besought thy disci-

ples to cast him out; and they
32 But Peter, and they that could not.
Were with him, were heavy with 41 And Jesus, answering, said,
sleep: and when they were

O faithless and perverse genera-
awake, they saw his glory, and tion! how long shall I be with
the twomen that stood with him. you, and suffer you? Bring thy
33 And it came to pass, as

son hither.
they departed from him, Peter 42 And, as he was yet coming,
said unto Jesus, Master, it is the devil threw him down, and
good for us to be here; and let tare him: and Jesus rebuked
us make three tabernacles; one the unclean spirit, and healed
for thee, and one for Moses, the child, and delivered him
and one for Elias; not knowing again to his father.
what he said.

43 And they were all amazed
34 While he thus spake, there at the mighty power of God.
came a cloud, and oversha. But, while they wondered, every
dowed them: and they feared, one at all things which Jesus
as they entered into the cloud. did, he said unto his disciples,

35 And there came a voice 44 Let these sayings sink down
out of the cloud, saying, This into your ears: for the Son of

beloved Son; hear him. man shall be delivered into the
36 And when the voice was bands of men.
past, Jesus was found alone. 45 But they understood not
And they kept it close, and told this saying, and it was hid from
no man in those days, any of them, that they perceived it
those things which they had not: and they feared to ask him

of that saying.
37 And it came to pass, that, 46 Then there arose a reason.
on the next day, when they ing among them, which of them
were come down from the hill, should be greatest.
much people met him.

47 And Jesus, perceiving the
38 And, behold, a man of the thought of their hearts, took a
company cried

cried out, saying, child, and set him by him, Master I beseech thee, look 48 And said unto them, Who. upon my son; for he is mine soever shall receive this child in only child:

my name, receiveth me; and

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whosoever shall receive me, re- I will follow thee whithersoever ceiveth him that sent me: for he thou goest. that is least among you all, the 58 And Jesus said unto him, same shall be great.

Foxes have holes, and birds of 49 And John answered, and the air bave nests; but the Son said, Master, we saw one cast. of man hath not where to lay his ing out devils in thy name; and head. we forbade him, because he fol- 59 And he said unto another, loweth not with us.

Follow me. But he said, Lord, 50 And Jesus said unto him, suffer me first to go and bury Forbid him not: for he that is my father. not against us, is for us.

60 Jesus said unto him, Let 51 And it came to pass, when the dead bury their dead; but go the time was come, that he thou and preach the kingdom should be received up, he sted- of God. fastiy set his face to go to Jeru- 61 And another also said, salem;

Lord, I will follow thee: but 52 And sent messengers be- let me first go and bid them fore his' face: and they went, farewell, which are at home at and entered into a village of the my house. Samaritans, to make ready for 62 And Jesus said unto him, him.

No man, having put his hand 53 And they did not receive to the plough, and looking back, him, because his face was as is fit for the kingdom of God. though he would go to Jerusalemn.

CHAP. X. 54 And when his disciples,

SEVENTY DISCIPLES SENT James and John, saw this, they said, Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down AFTER these things, the from heaven, and consume them, Lord appointed other seventy even as Elias did ?

also, and sent them, two and 55 But he turned, and rebuked two, before his face, into every them, and said, Ye know not city, and place, whither he him. what manner of spirit ye are of. self would come.

56 For the Son of man is not 2 Therefore said he unto them, come to destroy men's lives, The harvest truly is great, but but to save them. And they the labourers are few: pray ye, went to another village.

therefore, the Lord of the har57 And it came to pass, that, vest, that he would send forth as they went in the way, a cer- labourers into his harvest. tain man said unto him, Lord, 3 Go your ways: behold, I


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