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9 And he spake to his dis- him: for they said, He is beside ciples, that a small ship should himself. wait on him, because of the 22 1 And the scribes which multitude, lest they should throng came down from Jerusalem, said, him. He hath Beelzebub, and by the 10 For he had healed many; prince of the devils casteth he insomuch that they pressed upon out devils. him for to touch him, as many 23 And he called them unto as had plagues. him, and said unto them in par11 And unclean spirits, when ables, How can Satan cast out they saw him, fell down before Satan? him, and cried, saying, art the Son of God.

Thou 24 And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom

12 And he straitly charged cannot stand. them that they should not make him known.

13 ¶ And he goeth up into a cannot stand. mountain, and calleth unto him 26 And if Satan rise up whom he would: and they came against himself, and be divided, unto him. he cannot stand, but hath an

25 And if a house be divided against itself, that house

14 And he ordained twelve, end.

that they should be with him, 27 No man can enter into a and that he might send them forth strong man's house, and spoil to preach, his goods, except he will first 15 And to have power to heal bind the strong man; and then sicknesses, and to cast out dev- he will spoil his house. ils.

28 Verily, I say unto you, All 16 And Simon he surnamed sins shall be forgiven unto the Peter. sons of men, and blasphemies 17 And James the son of Zeb-wherewith soever they shall edee, and John the brother of blaspheme: James, (and he surnamed them 29 But he that shall blasBoanerges, which is, The sons pheme against the Holy Ghost of thunder,) hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation :

30 Because they said, He hath an unclean spirit.

18 And Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James the son of Alpheus, and Thaddeus, and Simon the Canaanite,

31 There came then his brethren and his mother, and, standing without, sent unto him, calling him.

32 And the multitude sat about him; and they said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy

20 1 And the multitude cometh together again, so that they brethren without seek for thee. could not so much as eat bread. 33 And he answered them,

19 And Judas Iscariot, which also betrayed him: and they went into a house.

21 And when his friends heard saying, Who is my mother, or of it, they went out to lay hold on my brethren?

34 And he looked round 10 And when he was alone, about on them which sat about they that were about him, with him, and said, Behold, my moth- the twelve, asked of him the parer and my brethren! able.

35 For whosoever shall do 11 And he said unto them, the will of God, the same is my Unto you it is given to know brother, and my sister, and moth- the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without, all these things are done in parables.


12 That seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing and not under


to teach

by the sea-side: and there stand; lest at any time they was gathered unto him a great should be converted, and their multitude, so that he entered into sins should be forgiven them. a ship, and sat in the sea; and the 13 And he said unto them, whole multitude was by the sea, Know ye not this parable? and on the land. how then will ye know all parables?

14 The sower soweth the word.

went out a sower to sow.

15 And these are they by the way-side, where the word is 4 And it came to pass as he sown; but when they have sowed, some fell by the way-heard, Satan cometh immediside, and the fowls of the air ately, and taketh away the word came and devoured it up. that was sown in their hearts.

5 And some fell on stony 16 And these are they likeground, where it had not much wise which are sown on stony earth; and immediately it sprang ground; who, when they have up, because it had no depth of heard the word, immediately reearth: ceive it with gladness;

6 But when the sun was up, 17 And have no root in it was scorched; and because it themselves, and so endure but had no root, it withered away. for a time: afterward, when

7 And some fell among thorns, affliction or persecution ariseth and the thorns grew up, and for the word's sake, immediately choked it, and it yielded no they are offended. fruit.


1 The parable of the sower; 14 the meaning thereof....26 Of the seed growing secretly, &c.

2 And he taught them many things by parables, and said unto them in his doctrine,

3 Hearken; Behold, there

18 And these are they 8 And other fell on good which are sown among thorns; ground, and did yield fruit that such as hear the word, sprang up, and increased, and 19 And the cares of this brought forth, some thirty, and world, and the deceitfulness of some sixty, and some a hundred. riches, and the lusts of other

9 And he said unto them, He things entering in, choke the that hath ears to hear, let him word, and it becometh unfruitful. hear. 20 And these are they which

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are sown on good ground; such tard-seed, which, when it is as hear the word, and receive sown in the earth, is less than it, and bring forth fruit, some all the seeds that be in the thirty-fold, some sixty, and some earth: a hundred.

32 But when it is sown, it 21 And he said unto them, groweth up, and becometh greatIs a candle brought to be put un-er than all herbs, and shooteth der a bushel, or under a bed out great branches; so that the and not to be set on a candle- fowls of the air may lodge under stick? the shadow of it.

22 For there is nothing hid, 33 And with many such parawhich shall not be manifested; bles spake he the word unto neither was any thing kept se- them, as they were able to hear cret, but that it should come it. abroad.

34 But without a parable 23 If any man have ears to spake he not unto them: and hear, let him hear. when they were alone, he ex24 And he said unto them, pounded all things to his disciTake heed what ye hear: With ples.

what measure ye mete, it shall 35 ¶ And the same day, when be measured to you: and unto the even was come, he saith unto you that hear, shall more be them, Let us pass over unto the given. other side.

25 For he that hath, to him 36 And when they had sent shall be given: and he that hath away the multitude, they took not, from him shall be taken him even as he was in the even that which he hath. ship. And there were also with 26 ¶ And he said, So is the him other little ships. kingdom of God, as if a man 37 And there arose a great should cast seed into the ground; storm of wind, and the waves 27 And should sleep, and rise beat into the ship, so that it was night and day, and the seed now full. should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how.

38 And he was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a 28 For the earth bringeth pillow: and they awake him, forth fruit of herself; first the and say unto him, Master, carest blade, then the ear, after that thou not that we perish? the full corn in the ear.

39 And he arose, and rebuk29 But when the fruit is ed the wind, and said unto the brought forth, immediately he sea, Peace, be still: and the wind putteth in the sickle, because the ceased, and there was a great harvest is come. calm.

30 And he said, Where- 40 And he said unto them, unto shall we liken the king- Why are ye so fearful? how is dom of God? or with what it that ye have no faith? comparison shall we compare 41 And they feared exceedit? ingly, and said one to another, 31 It is like a grain of mus-What manner of man is this,

that even the wind and the sea unto the mountains a great herd obey him? of swine feeding.


12 And all the devils besought 1 Christ casteth out the legion of devils....21 him, saying, Send us into the Jairus' suit for his daughter....25 The bloody issue healed, &c. swine, that we may enter into


AND they came over unto them. the the sea, 13 And forthwith Jesus gave into the country of the Gada- them leave. And the unclean spirits went out, and entered 2 And when he was come out into the swine: and the herd ran of the ship, immediately there violently down a steep place into met him out of the tombs a man the sea, (they were about two with an unclean spirit, thousand) and were choked in

3 Who had his dwelling the sea.

among the tombs; and no man 14 And they that fed the could bind him, no, not with swine fled, and told it in the city, chains : and in the country. And they 4 Because that he had been went out to see what it was that often bound with fetters and was done. chains, and the chains had been 15 And they come to Jesus, plucked asunder by him, and and see him that was possessed the fetters broken in pieces: with the devil, and had the leneither could any man tame gion, sitting, and clothed, and in him. his right mind: and they were

5 And always, night and day, afraid. he was in the mountains, and in 16 And they that saw it told the tombs, crying, and cutting them how it befel to him that himself with stones. was possessed with the devil, 6 But when he saw Jesus and also concerning the swine. afar off, he ran and worshipped 17 And they began to pray him, him to depart out of their coasts.

7 And cried with a loud voice, 18 And when he was come and said, What have I to do into the ship, he that had been with thee, Jesus, thou Son of possessed with the devil praythe most high God? I adjure ed him that he might be with thee by God, that thou torment him.

me not.

19 Howbeit Jesus suffered 8 (For he said unto him,Come him not, but saith unto him, Go out of the man, thou unclean home to thy friends, and tell spirit.) them how great things the Lord 9 And he asked him, What is hath done for thee, and hath thy name? And he answered, had compassion on thee. saying, My name is Legion : for 20 And he departed, and began to publish in Decapolis how 10 And he besought him much great things Jesus had done for that he would not send them him. And all men did marvel. away out of the country. 21 And when Jesus was 11 Now there was there nigh passed over again by ship unto

we are many.

the other side,much people gath- and trembling, knowing what ered unto him: and he was nigh was done in her, came and fell unto the sea. down before him, and told him 22 And behold, there cometh all the truth. one of the rulers of the syna- 34 And he said unto her, gogue, Jairus by name; and Daughter, thy faith hath made when he saw him, he fell at his thee whole; go in peace, and be feet, whole of thy plague.

23 And besought him great- 35 While he yet spake, there ly, saying, My little daughter came from the ruler of the synalieth at the point of death: Ipray gogue's house certain which said, thee, come and lay thy hands on Thy daughter is dead: why her, that she may be healed; troublest thou the Master any and she shall live. further!

24 And Jesus went with him; 36 As soon as Jesus heard and much people followed him, the word that was spoken, he and thronged him. saith unto the ruler of the syna25 And a certain woman gogue, Be not afraid, only bewhich had an issue of blood lieve.

twelve years,

37 And he suffered no man 26 And had suffered many to follow him, save Peter, and things of many physicians, and James, and John the brother of had spent all that she had, and James. was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse,

38 And he cometh to the house of the ruler of the syna27 When she had heard of gogue, and seeth the tumult, and Jesus, came in the press behind, them that wept and wailed and touched his garment:


28 For she said, If I may 39 And when he was come touch but his clothes, I shall be in, he saith unto them, Why whole. make ye this ado, and weep? 29 And straightway the foun- the damsel is not dead, but sleeptain of her blood was dried up; eth. and she felt in her body that she 40 And they laughed him to was healed of that plague. scorn. But, when he had put

30 And Jesus, immediately them all out, he taketh the fathknowing in himself that virtue er and the mother of the damsel, had gone out of him, turned him and them that were with him, about in the press, and said, and entereth in where the damWho touched my clothes? sel was lying.

31 And his disciples said un- 41 And he took the damsel by to him, Thou seest the multitude the hand, and said unto her, thronging thee, and sayest thou, Talitha-cumi: which is, being Who touched me? interpreted, Damsel, (I say unto

32 And he looked round thee) arise. about to see her that had done 42 And straightway the damthis thing. sel arose and walked; for she 33 But the woman, fearing was of the age of twelve years.


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