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The palsy healed. Chap. ii. Christ excuseth his disciples. Compassion, put forth his hand, scribes sitting there, and reasonand touched him, and saith unto ing in their hearts, him, I will; be thou clean. 7 Why doth this man thus
42 And, as soon as he had spo-speak blasphemies? who can forken, immediately the leprosy give sins but God only? departed from him, and he was 8 And immediately when jesus cleansed.
perceived in his spirit, that they 43 And he straitly charged him, so reasoned withinthemselves, he and forthwith sent him away ; said unto them, Why reason ye
44 And saith unto him, See these things in your hearts? thou say nothing to any man
9 Whether is it easier to say to but go thy way, shew thyself to the sick of the palsy, aby sins be the priest, and offer for thy cleans- forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, ing those things which Moses take up thy bed, and walk ? coinmanded, for a testimony un. 10 But that ye may know that to them.
the Son of man hath power on 45 But he went out, and began earth to forgive sins, (he saith to to publish it much, and to blaze the sick of the palsy,) abroad the matter, insomuch that 11 I say unto thee, Arise, and Jesus could no more openly enter take up thy bed, and go thy way into the city, but was without in into thine house, desert places : and they came to
12 And immediately he arose, him from every quarter.
took up the bed, and went forth CHAP. II.
before them ail; insomuch that Christ healeth the palsy. they were all amazed, and gloriND again he entered into fied God, saying, We never saw
Capernaum, aftersome days; it on this fashion. and it was noised that he was in 13 1 And he went forth again the house.
by the sea-side ; and all the mul2 And straightway many were titude resorted unto him, and he gathered together, insomuch that taught them. there was noroom to receive them, 14 And as he passed by, he saw no, not so much as about the Levi, the son of Aipheus, sitting door; and he preached the word at the receipt of custom, and said unto them.
unto him, Follow me.' And he 3 | And they come unto him, arose, and followed him. bringing one sick of the palsy, 15 1 And it came to pass, that, which was borne of four. as Jesus sat at meat in his house,
4 And, when they could not many publicans and sinners sat come nigh unto him for the press, also together with Jesus and his they uncovered the roof where he disciples : for there were many, was; and, when they had broken and they followed him. it up, they let clown the bed 16 And, when the scribes and wherein the sick of the palsy Pharisees saw him eat with publay,
licans and sinners, they said unto 5 When Jesus saw their faith, his disciples, How is it that he he said unto the sick of the paisy, eateth and drinketh with publiSon, thy sins be forgiven thee. cans and sinners ? 6 But there were certain of the 17 When Jesus heard it, he The witbered
band healed. saith unto then, They that are the high priest, and did eat the whole have noneed of the physici-shew-bread, which is not lawful an, but they that are sick : I came to eat but for the priests, and not to call the righteous, but sin gave also to them which were ners to repentance,
with him ? 18 | And the disciples of John 27 And he said unto them, and of the Pharisees used to fast: The sabbath was made for man, and they come, and say unto and not man for the sabbath ; him, Why do the disciples of 28 Therefore the Son of man John, and of the Pharisees fast, is Lord also of the sabbath, but thy disciples fast not?
CHAP. III. 19 And Jesus said unto them, The twelve apostles chosen. Can the children of the bride
synagogue; and there groom is with them? as long as was a man there which had a they have the bridegroom with withered hand, them, they cannot fast.
2 And they watched him, whe20 But the days will come, ther he would heal him on the when the bridegroom shall be sabbath-day; that they might taken away from them, and then accuse him. shall they last in those days, 3 And he saith unto the man
21 No man also seweth a piece which had the withered hand, of new cloth on an old garment; Stand forth, else the new piece that filled it up, 4 And he saith unto them, Is taketh away from the old, and it lawful to do good on the sabthe rent is made worse.
bath-day, or to do evil ? to save 22 And no man putteth new life, or to kill ? but they held wine into old bottles : else the their peace. new wine doth burst the bottles, 5 And when he had looked and the wine is spilled, and the round about on them with anger, bottles will be marred : but new being grieved for the hardness of wine must be put into new bot- their hearts, he saith unto the tles,
man, Stretch forth thine hand, 23 | And it came to pass, that And' he stretched it out: and his he went through the corn-fields hand was restored whole as the on the sabbath-day; and his other. disciples began, as they went, to 6 And the Pharisees went pluck the ears of corn. forth, and straightway took coun
24 And the Pharisees said unto sel with the Herodiars against him, Behold, why do they on him, how they might destroy. the sabbath-day that which is not him. lawful ?
7 But Jesus withdrew himself 25 And he said unto them, with his disciples to the sca: and Have ye never read what David a great multitude from Galilee did, when he had need, and was followed him, and from Judea, an hungered, hc, and they that 8 And from Jerusalem, and were with him ?
from Idumea, and from beyond 26 How he went into the house Jordan ; and they about Tyre of God in the days of Abiatharland Sidon, a great multitude,
apostles chosen. when they had heard what great 22 | And the scribes which things he did, came unto him. came down from Jerusalem said,
9 And he spaketo his disciples, He hath Beelzebub, and by the that a small ship should wait on prince of the devils casteth he out him, because of the multitude, devils. lest they should throng him:
23 And he called them unto 10 For he had healed many; him, and said unto them in parainsomuch that they pressed upon bles, How can Satan cast out him for to touch him, as many Satan? as had plagues.
24 And if a kingdom be divid. 11 And unclean spirits, when ed against itself, that kingdom they saw him, fell down before cannot stand. him, and cried, saying, Thou 25 And if a house be divided art the Son of God.
against itself, that house cannot 12 And he straitly charged stand. them that they should not make 26 And if Satan rise
up against him known.
himself, and be divided, he can13 [ And he goeth up into a not stand, but hath an end. mountain, and calleth unto him 27 No man can enter into a whom he would : and they came strong man's house, and spoil his unto him.
goods, except he will first bind 14 And he ordained twelve, the strong man; and then he that they should be with him, and will spoil his house. that he might send them forth to 28 Verily I say unto you, All preach,
sins shall be forgiven unto the 15 Ảnd to have power to heal Sons of men, and blasphemies sicknesses, and to cast out devils : wherewithsoever they shall blas10 And Simon he surnamed pheme:
29 But he that shall blaspheme 17 And James the son of Zebe- against the Holy Ghost hath never dee, and John the brother of forgiveness, but is in danger of James, and he surnamed them eternal damnation ; Boanerges, which is, The sons 30 Because they said, He hatlı of thunder :)
an unclean spirit. 18 And Andrew, and Philip, 31 1 There came then hiz and Bartholomew, and Matthew, brethren and his mother, anc, and Thomas, and James the son standing without, sent unto him, of Alpheus, and Thaddeus, and calling him. Simon the Canaanite,
32 And the multitude sat about 19 And Judas Iscariot, which him, and they said unto him, also betrayed him: and they went Behold, thy mother and thy into an house.
brethren without seek for thee. 20 | And the multitude com- 33 And he answered them, sayeth together again, so that they ing, Who is my mother, or my could not so much as eat bread. brethren?
21 And when his friends heard 34 And he looked round about of it, they went out to lay hold on on them which sat about him, him: for they said, lle is beside and said, Behold my mother and himself.
Parable of the sower,
S. Mark. and interpretation thercof. 35 For whosoever shail do thel 12 That seeing they may see, will of God, the same is my and not perceive; and hearing brother, and my sister, and mo- they may hear, and not underther.
stand : lestatanytime they should CHAP. IV. .
be converted, and their sins The parable of the sower. should be forgiven them. ND he began again to teach 13 And he said unto them,
by the sea-side: and there Know ye not this parable ? and was gathered unto him a great how then will ye know all paramultitude, so that he entered in-bles ? to a ship, and sat in the sea ; and 14 | The sower Soweth the the whole multitude was by the word, sea, on the land.
15 And these are they by the 2 And he taught them many way-side, where the wordis sown; things by parables, and said unto but, when they have heard, Satan them in his doctrine,
cometh immediately, and taketh 3 Hearken; Behold, there went away the word that was sown in out a sower to SOW.
their hearts. 4 And it came to pass, as he 16 And these are they likewise sowed, some fell by the way which are sown on stony ground; side, and, the fowls of the air who, when they have heard the came and devoured it up. word, immediately receive it with
5 And some feil on stony gladness; ground, where it had not much 17 And have no root in thema earth; and immediately it sprang selves, and so endure but for a up, because it had no depth of time: afterward, when affliction earth:
or persecution arise: for the 6 But when the sun was up, it word's sake, immediately they was scorched; and, because it are offended. had no root, it withered away, 18 And these are they which
7 And some fell among thorns, are sown among thorns ; such as and the thorns grew up, and hear the word, choked it, and it yielded no fruit. 19 And the cares of this world,
8 And other fell on good and the deceitfulness of riches, ground, and did yield fruit that and the lusts of other things, ensprang up, and increased, and tering in, choke the word, and it brought forth, some thirty', and becometh unfruitful. some sixty, and some an hundred. 20 And these are they which
9 And he said unto them, He are sown on good ground; such that hath ears to hear, let him as hear the word and receive it, hcar.
and bring forth fruit, some thirty10 1 And when he was alone, fold, some sixty, and some an they that were about him, with the hundred. twelve, asked of him the parable. 21 | And he said unto them,
11 And he said unto them, Un- Is a candle brought to be put unto you it is given to know the der a bushel, or under a bed, mystery of the kingdom of God: and not to be set on a candiebut unto them that are without, all stick ? these things are done in parables : 22 For there is nothing hid
Parable of a grain Chap. v. of mustard-secd. which shall not be manifested; were alone, he expounded all neither was any thing kept secret, things to his disciples. but that it should come abroad. 35 1 And the same day, when
23 If any man have ears to the even was come, he saith unto hear, let him hear.
them, Let us pass over unto the 24 And he saith unto them, other side. Take heed what ye hear; with 36 And, when they had sent what measure ye mete, it shall be away the multitude, they took measured to you: and unto you him even as he was in the ship. that hear shall more be given. And there were also with him
25 For he that hath, to him other little ships. shall be given: and he that hath 37 And there arose a great not, from him shall be taken even storm of wind, and the waves that which he hath.
beat into the ship, so that it was 26 | And he said, So is the now full. kingdom of God, as if a man 38 And he was in the hinder should cast seed into the ground; part of the ship, asleep on a pil
27 And should sleep, and rise low : and they awake him, and night and day, and the seed should say unto him, Master, carest spring and grow up, he knoweth thou not that we perish? not how.
39 And he arose, and rebuked 28 For the earth bringeth forth the wind; and said unto the sea, fruit of herself; firit the blade, Peace, be still: and the wind then the ear, after that the full ceased, and there was a great corn in the ear.
calm. 29 But when the fruit is brought 40 And he said unto them, forth, immediately he putteth in Why are ye so fearful? how is it the sickle, because the harvest is that ye have no faith? come.
41 And they feared exceeding30 And he said, Whereuntoly, and said one to another, shall we liken the kingdom of What manner of man is this, that God? or with what comparison even the wind and the sea obey shall we compare it?
him ? 31 It is like a grain of mustardl
CHAP. V seed, which, when it is sown in A legion of devils cast out. the earth, is less than all the seeds that be in the earth :
other side of the sea, into 32 But when it is sown, it the country of the Gadarenes. groweth up, and becometh great- 2 And when he was come out er than all herbs, and shooteth of the ship, immediately there out great branches ; so that the met him, out of the tombs, a man fowls of the air may lodge under with an unclean spirit, the shadow of it.
3 Who had bis dwelling among 33 And with many such para- the tombs; and no man could bles spake he the word unto bind him, no, not with chains: them, as they were able to hear 4. Because that he had been ofit.
ten bound with fetters and chains, 34 But without a parable spake and the chains had been plucked he not unto them: bd when they asunder by him, and the festers,