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What defileth a man.

CHAP. VII. The Canaanite s daughter healed. 8 For, laying aside the com- Are ye so without understandmandment of God, ye hold the ing also ? Do ye not perceive, tradition of men, as the washing that whatsoeverthing from withof pots and cups : and many out entereth into the man, it other such like things ye do.

cannot defile him: 9 And he said unto them, 19 Because it entereth not inFull well ye reject the com- to his heart, but into the belly, mandment of God, that ye may and goeth out into the draught, keep your own tradition.

purging all meats? 10 For Moses said, Honour 20 And he said, That which thy father and thy mother; and, cometh out of the man, that deWhoso curseth father or mother, fileth the man. let him die the death :

21 For from within, out of 11 But ye say, If a man shall the heart of men, proceed evil say to his father or mother, It thoughts, adulteries, fornicais Corban, that is to say, a gift

, tions, murders, by whatsoever thou mightest be 22 Thefts, covetousness, wickprofited by me; he shall be free. edness, deceit, lasciviousness,

12 And ye suffer him no more an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, to do aught for his father or his foolishness; mother;

23 All these evil things come 13 Making the word of God from within, and defile the man. of none effect through your tra- 24 T And from thence he dition, which ye have deliver- arose, and went into the bored: and many such like things ders of Tyre and Sidon, and en

tered into an house, and would 14 T And when he had called have no man know it: but he all the people unto him, he said could not be hid. unto them, Hearken unto me 25 For a certain woman, whose every one of you, and under young daughter had an unclean stand.

spirit, heard of him, and came 15 There is nothing from and fell at his feet: without a man, that entering into

entering into 26 (The woman was a Greek, him, can defile him : but the a Syrophenician by nation,) and things which come out of him, she besought him that he would those are they that defile the cast forth the devil out of her

daughter. 16 If any man have ears to 27 But Jesus said unto her, hear, let him hear.

Let the children first be filled : 17 And when he was entered for it is not meet to take the into the house from the people, children's bread, and to cast it his disciples asked him concern- unto the dogs. ing the parable.

28 And she answered and said 18 And he saith unto them, I unto him, Yes, Lord : yet the

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One that was deaf healed.

Christ feedeth four thousand. dogs under the table eat of the admonisheth his disciples to beware of the

leaven of the Pharisees, and of the leaven of children's crumbs.

Herod: 22 giveth a blind man his sight : 29 And he said unto her, For

27 acknowledgeth that he is the Christ, vho

should suffer and rise again : 34 and exhortthis saying, go thy way; the eth to patience in persecution for the profesdevil is gone out of thy daugh

sion of the gospel. ter.

N those days the multitude 30 And when she was come to

being very great, and having her house, she found the devil nothing to eat, Jesus called his gone out, and her daughter laid disciples unto him, and saith

unto them, 31 (And again, departing 2 I have compassion on the from the coasts of Tyre and multitude, because they have Sidon, he came unto the sea of now been with me three days, Galilee, through the midst of and have nothing to eat : the coasts of Decapolis.

3 And if I send them away 32 And they bring unto him fasting to their own houses, one that was deaf, and had an they will faint by the way: for impediment in his speech; and divers of them came from far. they beseech him to put his

4 And his disciples answered hand upon him.

him, From whence can a man 33 And he took him aside satisfy these men with bread from the multitude, and put here in the wilderness? his fingers into his ears, and he 5 And he asked them, How spit, and touched his tongue: many loaves have ye? And they

34 And looking up to heaven, said, Seven.
he sighed, and saith unto him, 6 And he commanded the

peoEphphatha, that is, Be opened. ple to sit down on the ground :

35 And straightway his ears and he took the seven loaves, were opened, and the string of and gave thanks, and brake, his tongue was loosed, and he and gave to his disciples to set spake plain.

before them; and they did set 36 And he charged them that them before the people. they should tell no man: but 7 And they had a few small the more he charged them, so fishes: and he blessed, and commuch the more a great deal manded to set them also before they published it;

them. 37 And were beyond measure 8 So they did eat, and were astonished, saying, He hath done filled : and they took up of the all things well; he maketh both broken meat that was left, seven the deaf to hear, and the dumb baskets. to speak.

9 And they that had eaten were about four thousand : and

he sent them away. 1 Christ feedeth the people miraculously: 10 refuseth to give a sign to the Pharisecs : 14 10 | And straightway he en

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CHAP. VIII.

Christ warneth his disciples.

He giveth a blind man sight. tered into a ship with his disci-kets full of fragments took ye ples, and came into the parts of up? And they said, Seven. Dalmanutha.

21 And he said unto them, 11 And the Pharisees came How is it that

How is it that ye do not underforth, and began to question stand ? with him, seeking of him a 22 And he cometh to Bethsign from heaven, tempting saida; and they bring a blind him.

man unto him, and besought 12 And he sighed deeply in him to touch him. his spirit, and saith, Why doth 23 And he took the blind this generation seek after a man by the hand, and led him sign? Verily, I say unto you, out of the town; and when he There shall no sign be given unto had spit on his eyes, and put this generation.

his hands upon him, he asked 13 And he left them, and him if he saw aught. entering into the ship again, 24 And he looked up, and departed to the other side. said, I see men as trees walk

14 | Now the disciples had ing. forgotten to take bread, neither 25 After that, he put his had they in the ship with them hands again upon his eyes, and more than one loaf.

made him look up: and he was 15 And he charged them, say- restored, and saw every man ing, Take heed, beware of the clearly. leaven of the Pharisees, and of 26 And he sent him away to the leaven of Herod.

his house, saying, Neither go 16 And they reasoned among into the town, nor tell it to any themselves, saying, It is because in the town. we have no bread.

27 | And Jesus went out, and 17 And when Jesus knew it, his disciples, into the towns of he saith unto them, Why reason Cesarea Philippi: and by the ye, because ye have no bread ? way he asked his disciples, sayperceive ye not yet, neither un- ing unto them, Whom do men derstand ? have ye your heart say that I am ? yet hardened?

28 And they answered, John 18 Having eyes, see ye not? | the Baptist: but some say, and having ears, hear ye not? Elias; and others, One of the and do ye not remember? prophets.

19 When I brake the five 29 And he said unto them, loaves among five thousand, But whom say ye that I am? ? how many baskets full of frag- And Peter answereth and saith ments took ye up? They say unto him, Thou art the Christ. unto him, Twelve. 1.3 30 And he charged thern that

20 And when the seven among they should tell no man of him. four thousand, how many bas- 31 And he began to teach

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e not

Christ foresheweth his death.

The transfiguration of Christ. them, that the Son of man must

exhorteth his disciples to humility: 38 bid.

ding them not to prohibit such as suffer many things, and be re- against them, nor to give offence to any of the jected of the elders, and of the faithful. chief priests, and scribes

, and AND he said unto them, ,

Verily, I say unto you, rise again

That there besome of them that 32 And he spake that saying stand here which shall not taste openly. And Peter took him, of death, till they have seen and began to rebuke him. the kingdom of God come with

33 But when he had turned power. about, and looked on his disci- 2 And after six days, Jesus ples, he rebuked Peter, saying, taketh with him Peter, and Get thee behind me, Satan: for James, and John, and leadeth thou savourest not the things them up into an high mountain that be of God, but the things apart by themselves; and he that be of men.

was transfigured before them. 34 |And when he had called 3 And his raiment became shithe people unto him with his ning, exceeding white as snow; disciples also, he said unto them, so as no fuller on earth can Whosoever will come after me, white them. let him deny himself, and take 4 And there appeared unto up his cross, and follow me. them Elias, with Moses : and

35 For whosoever will save they were talking with Jesus. his life, shall lose it; but who

5 And Peter answered and soever shall lose his life for my said to Jesus, Master, it is good sake and the gospel's, the same for us to be here: and let us shall save it.

make three tabernacles; one 36 For what shall it profit a for thee, and one for Moses, and man, if he shall gain the whole one for Elias. world, and lose his own soul? 6 For he wist not what to say :

37 Or what shall a man give for they were sore afraid. in exchange for his soul ?

7 And there was a cloud that 38 Whosoever therefore shall overshadowed them : and a be ashamed of me, and of my voice came out of the cloud, words, in this adulterous and saying, This is my beloved Son: sinful generation; of him also hear him. shall the Son of man be asha-8 And suddenly, when they med, when he cometh in the had looked round about, they glory of his Father with the saw no man any more, save holy angels.

Jesus only with themselves.

9 And as they came down 2 Jesus is transfigured. 11 He instructeth his from the mountain, he charged

disciples concerning the coming of Elias : 14 them that they should tell no casteth forth a dumb and deaf spirit :

man what things they had seen,

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30 foretelleth his death and resurrection : 33

Christ casteth out

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a dumb and deaf spirit

till the Son of man were risen | how long shall I suffer you? from the dead.

Bring him unto me. 10 And they kept that saying 20 And they brought him unwith themselves, questioning to him: and when he saw him, one with another what the rising straightway the spirit tare him; from the dead should mean. and he fell on the ground, and

11 T And they asked him, wallowed, foaming. saying, Why say the scribes 21 And he asked his father, that Elias must first come ? How long is it ago since this

12 And he answered and told came unto him? And he said, them, Elias verily cometh first, Of a child. and restoreth all things; and 22 And oft-times it hath cast how it is written of the Son of him into the fire, and into the man, that he must suffer many waters to destroy him: but if things, and be set at nought. thou canst do any thing, have

13 But I say unto you, That compassion on us, and help us. Elias is indeed come, and they 23 Jesus said unto him, If have done unto him whatsoever thou canst believe, all things are they listed, as it is written of possible to him that believeth. him.

24 And straightway the father 14 | And when he came to of the child cried out, and said his disciples, he saw a great with tears, Lord, I believe; help multitude about them, and the thou mine unbelief. scribes questioning with them. 25 When Jesus saw that the

15 And straightway all the people came running together, people, when they beheld him, he rebuked the foul spirit, saywere greatly amazed, and run- ing unto him, Thou dumb and ning to him, saluted him. deaf spirit, I charge thee, come

16 And he asked the scribes, out of him, and enter no more What question ye with them? into him.

17 And one of the multitude 26 And the spirit cried, and answered and said, Master, I rent him sore, and came out of have brought unto thee my son, him: and he was as one dead; which hath a dumb spirit; insomuch that many said, He is

18 And wheresoever he taketh dead. him, he teareth him; and he 27 But Jesus took him by the foameth and gnasheth with his hand, and lifted him up; and teeth, and pineth away; and I he arose. spake to thy disciples that they 28 And when he was come should cast him out, and they into the house, his disciples could not.

asked him privately, Why could 19 He answereth him, and not we cast him out? saith, O faithless generation,

29 And he said unto them, how long shall I be with you? | This kind can come forth by

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