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8 And from Jerusalem, and from Idumea, and from beyond Jordan; and they about Tyre and Sidon, a great multitude, when they had heard what great things he did, came unto him.
See Stud. Gosp. pp. 333, 334, and Vol. Min. pp. 45, 46.
Luke vi. 6-11.
10 And looking round about upon them all,
he said unto the man, Stretch forth thy hand. And he did so:
and his hand was restored whole as the other.
11 And they were filled with madness; and communed one with another what they might do to Jesus.
Matt. xii. 15-21.
and he healed them all;
16 And charged them that they should not make him known :
Mark iii. 7-12.
And he spake to his disciples, that a small ship should wait on him, because of the multitude, lest they should throng him.
10 For he had healed many; insomuch that they pressed upon him for to touch him, as many as had plagues.
11 And unclean spirits, when they saw him, fell down before him, and cried, saying, Thou art the Son of God.
12 And he straitly charged them, that they should not make him known.
Matt. xii. 15-21.
17 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying,
18 Behold, my servant whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased I will put my Spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles.
19 He shall not strive nor cry; neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets.
20 A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he send forth judgment unto victory.
21 And in his name shall the Gentiles trust.
ELECTION OF THE TWELVE APOSTLES.
Luke vi. 12-16.
12 And it came to pass in those days that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.
13 And when it was day, he called unto him his disciples:
Mark iii. 13-19. 14 And he ordained twelve*,
and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him.
that they should be with him, and that he might send them forth to preach;
15 And to have power to heal sicknesses, and to cast out devils.
16 And Simon he surnamed Peter;
17 And James
the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James, and he surnamed them Boanerges, which is, The sons of thunder: 18 And Andrew, and Philip and Bartholomew, Matthew and Thomas,
and James the son of Alpheus,
and Thaddeus, and Simon the Canaanite,
19 And Judas Iscariot, which also betrayed him.
* See Vol. Ministry, pp. 57. 61.