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the feet of Christ. and a wine-bibber, a friend of forgave most. And he said unto publicans and sinners! him, Thou hast rightly judged. 35 But Wisdom is justified of

44 And he turned to the woall her children.

man, and said unto Simon, Seest 36 T And one of the Phari- thou this woman? I entered insees desired him that he would to thine house, thou gavest me eat with him. And he went no water for my feet: but she into the Pharisee's house, and hath washed my feet with tears, sat down to meat.

and wiped them with the hairs 37 And behold, a woman in of her head. the city, which was a sinner, 45 Thou gavest me no kiss : when she knew that Jesus sat but this woman, since the time at meat in the Pharisee's house, 1 I came in, hath not ceased to brought an alabaste, hox of kiss my feet. ointment,

46 Mine head with oil thou 38 And stood at his feet be- didst not anoint: but this wohind him weeping, and began to man hath anointed my feet with wash his feet with tears, and did ointment. wipe them with the hairs of her 47 Wherefore, I say unto thee, head, and kissed his feet, and Her sins, which are many, are anointed them with the ointment.forgiven; for she loved much :

39 Now when the Pharisee but to whom little is forgiven, which had bidden him, saw it, the same loveth little. he spake within himself, say- 48 And he said unto her, Thy ing, This man, if he were a sins are forgiven. prophet, would have known who, 49 And they that sat at meat and what manner of woman this with him, began to say within is that toucheth him: for she is themselves, Who is this that a sinner.

forgiveth sins also ? 40 And Jesus answering, said

50 And he said to the woman, unto him, Simon, I have some-Thy faith hath saved thee; go what to say unto thee. And in peace. he saith, Master, say on.

CHAP. VIII. 41 There was a certain credi

3 Women minister unto Christ of their sud tor, which had two debtors: the

4 Christ, after he had preached one owed five hundred pence,

from place to place, attended with his apos

tles, propoundeth the parable of the sower, and the other fifty.

16 and of the candle :

his mother, and brethren: 22 rebuketh the 42 And when they had noth

winds : 26 casteth the legion of devils out of ing to pay, he frankly forgave the man into the herd of swine: 37 is rethem both. Tell me therefore,

jected of the Gadarenes : 43 healeth the wo

man of her bloouy issue, 49 and raiseth which of them will love him from death Jairus' daughter. most?

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The parable of the sower.

The parable etpounded. ing and shéwing the glad ti- 11 Now the parable is this : dings of the kingdom of God: The seed is the word of God. and the twelve were with him; 12 Those by the way-side, are

2 And certain women, which they that hear; then cometh the had been bealed of evil spirits devil, and taketh away the word and infirmities, Mary called out of their hearts, lest they Magdalene, out of whom went should believe and be saved. seven devils,

13 They on the rock are they, 3 And Joanna the wife of which, when they hear, receive Chuza, Herod's steward, and Su- the word with joy; and these sanna, and many others, which have no root, which for a while ministered unto him of their believe, and in time of temptasubstance.

tion fall away

. 4 And when much people

14 And that which fell among were gathered together, and thorns, are they, which, when were come to him out of every they have heard, go forth, and city, he spake by a parable : are choked with cares, and rich

5 A sower went out to sow es, and pleasures of this life, and his seed : and as he sowed, bring no fruit to perfection. some fell by the way-side ; and 15 But that on the good ground it was trodden down, and the are they, which in an honest and fowls of the air devoured it. good heart, having heard the

6 And some fell upon a rock; word, keep it, and bring forth and as soon as it was sprung fruit with patience. up, it withered away, because it 16 | No man, when he hath lacked moisture.

lighted a candle, covereth it 7 And some fell among thorns; with a vessel, and putteth it unand the thorns sprang up with der a bed; but setteth it on a it, and choked it.

candlestick, that they which en8 And other fell on good ter in may see the light. ground, and sprang up, and 17 For nothing is secret, that bare fruit an hundred-fold. And shall not be made manifest; when he had said these things, neither any thing hid, that shall ne cried, He that hath ears to not be known, and come abroad. hear, let him hear.

18 Take heed therefore how 9 And his disciples asked him, ye hear: for whosoever hath, to saying, What might this para- him shall be given; and whosoble bė?

ever hath not, from him shall 10 And he said, Unto you it be taken even that which he is given to know the mysteries seemeth to have. of the kingdom of God: but to 19 | Then came to him hrs others in parables ; that seeing mother and his brethren, and they might not see, and hearing could not come at him for the they might not understand.


Christ stilleth a tempest.

CHAP. VIII. He casteth out a legion of devils. 20 And it was told him by him, and with a loud voice said, certain, which said, Thy mother What have I to do with thee, and thy brethren stand without, Jesus, thou Son of God most desiring to see thee.

high? I beseech thee torment 21 And he answered and said me not. unto them, My mother and my 29 (For he had commanded brethren are these which hear the unclean spirit to come out the word of God, and do it. of the man.

man. For oftentimes it 22 | Now it came to pass on had caught him: and he was a certain day, that he went into kept bound with chains, and in a ship with his disciples : and he fetters; and he brake the bands, said unto them, Let us go over and was driven of the devil into unto the other side of the lake. the wilderness.) And they launched forth. 30 And Jesus asked him, say

23 But as they sailed, he fell ing, What is thy name? And asleep: and there came down he said, Legion : because many a storm of wind on the lake; devils were entered into him. and they were filled with water, 31 And they besought him, and were in jeopardy

that he would not command 24 And they came to him, them to go out into the deep. and awoke him, saying, Master,

32 And there was there an Master, we perish. Then he herd of many swine feeding on arose, and rebuked the wind, the mountain : and they beand the raging of the water: sought him that he would suffer and they ceased, and there was them to enter into them. · And a calm.

he suffered them. 25 And he said unto them, 33 Then went the devils out Where is your faith? And they of the man, and entered into being afraid, wondered, saying the swine: and the herd ran one to another, What manner violently down a steep place of man is this ! for he command into the lake, and were choked. . eth even the winds and water, 34 When they that fed them and they obey him.

saw what was done, they fled, 26 | And they arrived at the and went and told it in the city country of the Gadarenes, which and in the country. is over against Galilee.

35 Then they went out to see 27 And when he went forth what was done ; and came to to land, there met him out of Jesus, and found the man out the city a certain man, which of whom the devils were departhad devils long time, and ware ed, sitting at the feet of Jesus, no clothes, neither abode in any clothed, and in his right mind : house, but in the tombs.

and they were afraid. 28 When he saw Jesus, he 36 They also which saw it, cried out, and fell down before I told them by what means he


Christ healeth the bloody issue,

and raiseth Jairus' daughter. that was possessed of the devils 45 And Jesus said, Who was healed.

touched me? When all denied, 37 Then the whole multi- Peter, and they that were with tude of the country of the Gad- him, said, Master, the multitude arenes round about, besought throng thee, and press thee, and him to depart from them; for sayest thou, Who touched me ? they were taken with great fear. 46 And Jesus said, Somebody And he went up into the ship, hath touched me : for I perceive and returned back again. that virtue is gone out of me.

38 Now the man out of whom 47 And when the woman saw the devils were departed, be- that she was not hid, she came sought him that he might be trembling, and falling down with him. But Jesus sent him before him, she declared unto away, saying,

him before all the people for 39 Return to thine own house, what cause she had touched and shew how great things God him, and how she was healed hath done unto thee. And he immediately. went his way and published

48 And he said unto her, throughout the whole city, how Daughter, be of good comfort: great things Jesus had done thy faith hath made thee whole; unto him.

go in peace. 40 And it came to pass, that, 49 | While he yet spake, when Jesus was returned, the there cometh one from the ruler people gladly received him: for of the synagogue's house, saying they were all waiting for him. to him, Thy daughter is dead:

41 And behold, there came trouble not the Master. a man named Jairus, and he he 50 But when Jesus heard it

, was a ruler of the synagogue : he answered him, saying, Fear and he fell down at Jesus' feet, not: believe only, and she shall and besought him that he would be made whole. come into his house :

51 And when he came into 42 For he had one only daugh- the house, he suffered no man ter, about twelve years of age, to go in, save Peter, and James, and she lay a dying. But as he and John, and the father and went, the people thronged him. the mother of the maiden.

43 | And a woman having 52 And all wept and bewailed an issue of blood twelve years, her: but he said, Weep not: which had spent all her living she is not dead, but sleepeth. upon physicians, neither could

53 And they laughed him to be healed of any,

scorn, knowing that she was 44 Came behind him and dead. touched the border of his gar- 54 And he put them all out, ment : and immediately her and took her by the hand, and issue of blood stanched. called, saying, Maid, arise.




37 He healeth the lunatic :


sion :

The apostles sent forth.

Christ feedeth five thousand. 55 And her spirit came again, cause that it was said of some, and she arose straightway: and that John was risen from the he commanded to give her meat. dead;

56 And her parents were as- 8 And of some, that Elias tonished: but he charged them had appeared ; and of others, that they should tell no man that one of the old prophets was what was done.

risen again.

9 And Herod said, John have

I beheaded; but who is this of Christ sendeth his apostles to work miracles, and to preach. 7. Herod desired to see Christ whom I hear such things ? And 17 Christ feedeth five thousand : 18 inqui- he desired to see him. reth what opinion the world had of him : foretelleth his passion : 23 proposeth to all the

10 | And the apostles, when pattern of his patience. 28. The transfigu- they were returned, told him all again forewarneth his disciples of his pas

that they had done. And he 46 commendeth humility: 51 biddeth took them, and went aside prithem to show mildness towards all, without desire of revenge., 57 Divers would follow vately into a desert place, behim, but upon conditions.

longing to the city called BethTHEN he called his twelve saida. TH

disciples together, and gave 11 And the people, when they them power and authority over knew it, followed him: and he all devils, and to cure diseases. received them, and spake unto

2 And he sent them to preach them of the kingdom of God, the kingdom of God, and to and healed them that had need heal the sick.

of healing. 3 And he said unto them, 12 And when the day began Take nothing for your journey, to wear away, then came the neither staves, nor scrip, neither twelve, and said unto him, Send bread, neither money; neither the multitude away, that they have two coats apiece.

may go into the towns and coun4 And whatsoever house ye try round about, and lodge, and enter into, there abide, and get victuals: for we are here in thence depart.

a desert place. 5 And whosoever will not re- 13 But he said unto them, ceive you, when ye go out of Give ye them to eat. And that city, shake off the very dust they said, We have no more from your feet for a testimony but five loaves and two fishes ; against them.

except we should go and buy 6 And they departed, and meat for all this people. . went through the towns, preach- 14 (For they were about five ing the gospel, and healing thousand men.) And he said every where.

to his disciples, Make them sit 7 | Now Herod the tetrarch down by fifties in a company, heard of all that was done by 15 And they did so, and made him: and he was perplexed, be- | them all sit down.


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