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39 but Jesus sent him away, saying, Return to thine
own house, and shew how great things God hath done unto thee. And he went his way, and pub
lished throughout the whole city, how great things 40 Jesus had done unto him. And it came to pass,
that when Jesus was returned, the people gladly
received him: for they were all waiting for him. 41
And behold, there came a man named Jairus, and he was a ruler of the synagogue; and he fell
down at Jefus' feet, and befought him that he 42 would come into his house: "For he had one only
daughter, about twelve years' of age, and she lay
a dying. (But as he went, the people thronged him. 43 And a woman having an issue of blood twelve
years; which had spent all her (k) living upon phy44. sicians, neither could be healed of any, Came be
hind hiin, and touched the border of his garinent: 45 and in mediately her issue of blood stanched.“ And
Jesus taid, Who touched me? When all denied,
inultitude throng thee, and press thee, and sayest 46 thou, Who touched me? And Jesus said, Some
body hath touched me : for 1 perceive that virtue 47 gone out of me.
And when the woman saw that she was not hid, she came trembling, and falling down before him, she declared unto him before all
the people, for what cause the had touched him, 48 and how she was healed immediately. And he faid
unto her, Daughter, be of good (1) comfort: thy faith
hath made thee whole; go in peace.) 49
While he yet spake, there cometh one from the
ruler of the synagogue's house, saying to him, Thy 50 daughter is dead; trouble not the Master. But
when Jesus heard it, he answered him, saying, Fcar nie believe only, and the shall be made
(k) See Mark v. 26, (1) See Matt. ix. 22.
And when he came into the house, he suffered no man to go in, fave Peter, and James,
and John, and the father and the mother of the 52 maiden. And all wept, and bewailed her : but he
faid, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleepeth. 53 And they laughed him to scorn, knowing that the
And he put them all out, and took her 55 by the hand, and called, saying, Maid, arise. And
her fpirit came again, and the arose straightway: 56 and he commanded to give her meat. And her
parents were astonished: but he charged thein that they should tell no man what was done.
54 was dead.
CH A P. IX.
1 THEN he called his twelve disciples together, and
gave them power and authority over all devils, 2 and to cure diseases. And he sent them to preach
(a) the kingdom of God, and to heal the fick. 3 And he said unto them, Take nothing for your (b.) - Jiri journey, neither staves, nor fçrip, neither bread, neither money;
neither have two coats apiece. 4. And whatsoever house ye enter into, there abide, Suand thence depart. And whofoever will not receive Les you, when ye go out of that city, shake off the
uji very duft from your feet for a testimony against Di 6 them, And they, departed, and went through is the towns, preaching the gospel, and hcaling every where.
Now Herod the tetrarch (c) heard of all that was 's done by hiin: and he was perplexed, because that
it was laid of fome, that John was risen from 8 the dead. And of some, that Elias had appeared':
and of others, that one of the old prophets was
(a) See Verse 6, and Matt. iii. 2.
9 rifen again. And Herod faid, John haye I behead
ed: but who is this of whom I hear such things? And he desired to see him.
And the apostles, when they were returned, told 9 him all that they had done. ' And he took them, and -'t! went-afide privately into a desert place, belonging IIto the city called Bethsaida. And the people when
they knew it, followed him; and he received then,
and spake unto them of the kingdom of God, and 12 healed them that had need of healing. And when 1. the day began to wear away, then came the twelve
and faid unto him, Send the multitude away, that so they may go into the towns and country round d!. about, and lodge, and get viétuals :- for we are 13 here in a defert place. .But he faid unto them,
Give ye them to teat. And they said, We have
no more but five i loaves and two fishes; except we 14 should go and buy meat for all this people. For
they were about five thousand; men. And he said
to his disciples, Make them fit down by fifties in is a company. And they did fo, and made them all 426 fit down. Then he took the five loaves and the
two fifhes, and looking up to heaven, he blefled 1-them, and brake, and gave to the disciples to fet sy before the multitude. And they did eat, and were Pa)] filled; and there was taken up of fragments bin that remained to them, twelve baskets 18. And it came to pass as he was alone (d) praying, as his disciples were with him and he asked them, say 19 ing) Whom i fay, the people that I am They S answering, faid, John the Baptift: but some say - Elias : And others say, that one of the old prophets 20 is risen again. He faid unto them, But whom say
ye that I am? Peter anfwering, said, The Christ 21 of God. And he straitly charged them, and (com
jo voiui, (d) After
er the multitude were gone away, and done but his difciples were with him.
22 manded them to tell no man that thing : Saying,
The Son of man must fuffer many things, and be rejected of the elders, and chief priests, and scribes,
and be Nain, and be raised the third day. 23 And he said to them all, If any man will come
after me, let him deny himself, and take up his 24 (e) cross daily, and follow me. For whosoever will
lave his life, thall lose it : but whosoever will lose 25 his life for my fake, the fame shall fave it. For
what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole 26 world, and lose himself, or be cast away?.. For
- whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, Car of him shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he 976 fall come in his own glory and in his Father's, and 27 of the holy angels. But I tell you of a truth, there
be some standing here which shall not taste of death,
till they see the kingdom of God (f): 28! And it came to pass, about an eight days after U... these sayings, he took Peter, and John, and James, 29 and went up into a mountain to pray. And as he
prayed, the fashion of his countenance was altered, 30
and his raiment was white and glistering. And
behold, there talked with him two men, which 31 were Mofes and Elias (8): Who appeared in glory,
and spake of his decease - which he should ac32 complish at Jerusalem (h). But- Peter, and they
that were with him, were heavy: with sleep ă+ and when they were awake, they saw his; glory, and 33. the two men that stood with him. And it came to Sr. pass, as they departed from him, Peter faid unto f., Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here, and let. Hás make three tabernacles, one for thee, and one
See Matt. X. 38. (f) Until they have seen the great power of God in the der struction of Jerufalem.
(8) Sce Mark ix. 4. Note.
for Mofes, and one for Elias : not knowing what 34 he said (i). While he thus fpake, there came a cloud,
and overshadowed them : and they feared as they 35 entered into the cloud. And there came a voice
out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son, 36 hear him. And when the voice was past, Jesus
was found alone : and they kept it close, and told no man in those days any of those things which they
had seen. 37 And it came to pass, that on the next day, when
they were come down from the hill, much people 38 met him. And behold, a man of the company
cried out, saying, Master, I beseech thee, look upon 39 my son, for he is mine only child. And lo, a spirit
taketh him, and he suddenly crieth out, and it tear
eth himn that he foameth again, and bruising him, 40 hördly, departeth from him. And I þesought thy
difciples to cast him out, and they could not. 41 And Jesus answering said, faithlefs and perverse
generation, how long thall. I be with you, and suf42 fer you? bring thy fon hither. And as he was yet .
a coming, the devil threw him down, and tare him : and Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, and healed the child, and delivered him again to his
And they were all amazed at the mighty power of God: But while they wondered every one at
all things which Jesus did, he said unto his disciples, 44
Let these sayings fink down into your ears (k); for the
Son of man shall be delivered into the hands of men, 45 But they understood not this saying, and it was hid
from them, that they perceived it not: and they feared to ask him of that saying.
(2) See Mark ix. 7.
(k) Let what I am going to say make a deep impression upon you;
for it is of the utmost consequence, that you should know how my miniftry will end, notwithstanding the applause with which my miracles are now received.