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of the sower. vided, he cannot stand, but whole multitude was by the hath an end.
sea on the land. 27 No man can enter into a 2 And he taught them strong man's house, and spoil many things by parables, his goods, except he will first and said unto them in his bind the strong man; and doctrine, then he will spoil his house. i 3 Hearken; Behold, there
28 Verily I say unto you, went out a sower to sow: All sins shall be forgiven un. 4 And it came to pass, as to the sons of men, and blas- he sowed, some fell by the phemies wherewith soever way side, and the fowls of they shall blaspheme: the air came and devoured t 29 But he that shall blas- it up. pheme against the Holy 5 And some fell on stony Ghost hath never forgive ground, where it had not ness, but is in danger of eter- much earth; and
diately it sprang up, because 30 Because they said, He it had no depth of earth: hath an unclean spirit.
6 But when the sun was up, f319 There came then his it was scorched; and because brethren and his mother, it had no root, it withered and, standing without, sent away. unto him, calling him. 7 And some fell among
32 And the multitude sat thorns, and the thorns grew about him, and they said un-up, and choked it, and it to him, Behold, thy mother yielded no fruit. and thy brethren without 8 And other fell on good seek for thee.
ground, and did yield fruit 33 And he answered them, that sprang up and increassaying, Who is my mother, ed; and brought fdrth, some or my brethren?
thirty, and some sixty, and 34 And he looked round some an hundred. about on them which sat 9 And he said unto them, about him, and said, Behold He that hath ears to hear, my mother and my breth- let him hear. ren!
10 And when he was alone, t 35 For whosoever shall do they that were about him the will of God, the same is with the twelve asked of him my brother, and my sister, the parable. and mother.
t 11 And he said unto them, I. CHAP. IV. Unto you it is given to know
teach by the sea side: of God: but unto them that and there was gathered unto are without, all these things him a great multitude, so are done in parables: that he entered into a ship,
12 That seeing they may and sat in the sea; and the see, and not perceive; and
Stilleth the tempest.
Devils cast out. 32 But when it is sown, it wind and the sea obey him? groweth up, and becometh & CHAP. V. greater than all herbs, and! A the other side of the sea,
ND shooteth out great branches; so that the fowls of the air into the country of the Gamay lodge under the shadow darenes. of it.
f 2 And when he was como 33 And with many such out of the ship, immediately parables spake he the word there met him out of the unto them, as they were able tombs a man with an unto hear it.
clean spirit, 34 But without a parable 3 Who had his dwelling spake he not unto them; and among the tombs; and no when they were alone, he ex- man could bind him, no, not pounded all things to his with chains: disciples.
t 4 Because that he had been f 35 And the same day, when often bound with fetters and the even was come, he saith chains, and the chains had unto them, Let us pass over been plucked asunder by unto the other side.
him, and the fetters broken 36 And when they had sent in pieces: neither could any away, the multitude, they man tame him. took him even as he was in 5 And always, night and the ship. And there were also day, he was in the mounwith him other little ships. tains, and in the tombs, cryf 37 And there arose a great ing, and cutting himself with storm of wind, and the waves stones, beat into the ship, so that it 6 But when he saw Jesus was now full.
afar off, he ran and worship38 And he was in the hin- ped him, der part of the ship, asleep i*? And cried with a loud on a pillow: and they awake voice, and said, What have I him, and say unto him, Mas- to do with thee, Jesus, thou ter, carest thou not that we Son of the most high God? I perish?
adjure thee by God, that m39 And he arose and re-thou torment me not. buked the wind, and said un- 8 For he said unto him, to the sea, Peace, be still. Come out of the man, thou And the wind ceased, and unclean spirit. there was a great calm. 9 And he asked him, What
40 And he said unto them, is thy name? And he answerWhy are ye so fearful? howed, saying, My name is Leis it that ye have no faith? gion: for we are many.
41 And they feared exceed- 10 And he besought him ingly, and said to much that he would not send another, What manner of them awayout of the country. mitd is this, that even thel 11 Now there was there
CHAP. V. the bloody issue. nigh unto the mountains a polis how great things Jesus great herd of swine feeding. had done for him: and all † 12 And all the devils be- men did marvel. sought him, saying, Send us f 21 And when Jesus was into the swine, that we may passed over again by ship enter into them.
unto the other side, much 13 And forth with Jesus people gathered unto him: gave them leave. And the and he was nigh unto the unclean spirits went out, and sea. entered into the swine: and j' 22 And, behold, there comthe herd ran violently down a eth one of the rulers of the steep place into the sea, (they synagogue, Jairus by pame; were about two thousand,) and when he saw him, he fell and were choked in the sea. at his feet,
14 And they that fed the d 23 And besought him greatswine fled, and told it in the ly, saying, little daughcity, and in the country. And ter lieth at the point of death: they went out to see what it I pray thee, come and lay thy was that was done.
hands on her, that she may m15 And they come to Jesus, be healed; and she shall live. and see him that was pos- f 24 And Jesus went with sessed with the devil, and him;and much people followhad the legion, sitting, and ed him, and thronged him. clothed, and in his right f 25 And a certain woman, mind: and they were afraid. which had an issue of blood
16 And they that saw it twelve years, told them how it befell tot 26 And had suffered many him that was possessed with things of many physicians, the devil, and also concern- and had spent all that she ing the swine.
had, and was nothing better4.17 And they began to prayed, but rather grew worse, him to depart out of their 27 When she had heard of coasts.
Jesus, came in the press f 18 And when he was come behind, and touched his into the ship, he that had garment. been possessed with the de- i 28 For she said, If I may vil prayed him that he might touch but his clothes, I shall be with him.
be whole. d 19 Howbeit Jesus suffered m29 And straightway the him not, but saith unto him, fountain of her blood was Go home to thy friends, and dried up; and she felt in her tell them how great things body that she was healed of the Lord hath done for thee, that plague. and hath' had compassion 30 And Jesus, immediately on thee.
knowing in himself that virg 20 And he departed, and tue had gone out of him,turnbegan to publish in Deca-led him about in the press,