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get into the ship, and to go to the other side before unto Bethsaida, while he sent away the people.
And when he had sent them away, he departed into a mountain to pray.
And when even was come, the ship was in the midst of the sea, and he alone on the land.
And he saw them toiling in rowing; for the wind was contrary unto them :
And it was now dark, and Jesus was not come to them.
And the sea arose, by reason of a great wind that blew.
And about the fourth watch of the night he cometh unto them, walking upon and would have passed by them.
But when they saw him walking upon the sea, they supposed it had been a spirit, and cried out:
For they all saw him, and were troubled.
And immediately he talked with them, and saith unto them, Be of good cheer: it is I; be not afraid.
And Peter answered him and said, Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee on thewater.
And he said, Come. And when Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water to go to Jesus,
But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid ; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me !
And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?
And when they were come into the ship the wind ceased.
And immediately the ship was at the land whither they went.
And they were sore amazed in themselves beyond measure, and wondered.
For they considered not the miracle of the loaves : for their heart was hardened.
Then they that were in the ship came and worshipped him, saying, Of a truth thou art the Son of God.
CHAPTER LIV. Jesus works many miracles of healing. The con
versation in the synagogue of Capernaum. And when the men of that place had knowledge of him, they sent out into all that country round about, and brought unto him all that were diseased;
And besought him that they might only touch the hem of his garment: and as many as touched were made perfectly whole.
The day following, when the people which stood on the other side of the sea saw that there was none other boat there, save that one whereinto his disciples were entered, and that Jesus went not with his disciples into
the boat, but that his disciples were gone away alone;
(Howbeit there came other boats from Tiberias, nigh unto the place where they did eat bread, after that the Lord had given thanks ;)
When the people therefore saw that Jesus was not there, neither his disciples, they also took shipping, and came to Capernaum, seeking for Jesus.
And when they had found him on the other side of the sea, they said unto him, Rabbi, when camest thou hither?
Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye did eat of the loaves, and were filled.
Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto · you: for him hath God the Father sealed.
Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God?
Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, That ye believe on him whom he hath sent.
They said therefore unto him, What sign shewest thou then, that we may see, and believe thee? what dost thou work?
Our fathers did eat manna in the desert; as it is written, He gave them bread from heaven to eat.