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Josepti buries the body of Jesus. S. MARK. The resurrection of Christ

52 And the graves were opened, and/ed from heaven, and came and rolled back many bodies of saints which slept, arose, the stone from the door, and sat upon it.

53 And came out of the graves after his 3 His countenance was like lightning, resurrection, and went into the holy city, and his raiment white as snow. and appeared unto many.

4 And for fear of him the keepers did 54 Now, when the centurion, and they shake, and became as dead men. that were with him, watching Jesus, saw 5 And the angel answered and said unto the earthquake, and those things that were the women, Fear not ye: for I know that done, they feared greatly, saying, Truly ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. this was the Son of God.

6 He is not here: forbe is risen, as he said. 55 And many women were there (be- Come, see the place where the Lord lay. holding afar oft) which followed Jesus 7 And go quickly, and tell his disciples, from Galilee, ministering unto him: that he is risen from the dead, and behold,

56 Among which was Mary Magdalene, he goeth before you into Galilee; there shali and Mary the mother of James and Joses, ye see him: lo, I have told you. and the mother of Zebedee's children. 8 And they departed quickly from the

57 When the even was come, there came sepulchre, with fear and great joy; and a rich man of Arimathea, named Joseph, did run to bring his disciples word. who also himself was Jesus' disciple: 9 | And as they went to tell his disci

58 He went to Pilate, and begged the ples, behold, Jesus met them, saying, AB body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded hail. And they came, and held him by the body to be delivered.

the feet, and worshipped him. 59 And when Joseph had taken the body, 10 Then said Jesus unto them, Be no! he wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, afraid : go tell my brethren, that they go

60 And laid it in his own new tomb, into Galilee, and there shall they see me. which he had hewn out in the rock; and 11 | Now, when they were going, behe rolled a great stone to the door of the hold, some of the watch came into the city, sepulchre, and departed.

and shewed unto the chief priests all the 61 And there was Mary Magdalene, things that were done. and the other Mary, sitting over against 12 And when they were assembled with the sepulchre.

the elders, and had taken counsel, they 62 Now the next day that followed the gave large money unto the soldiers, day of the preparation, the chief priests 13 Saying, Say ye, His disciples came by and Pharisees came together unto Pilate, night, and stole him away while we slept.

63 Saying, Sir, we remember that that 14 And if this come to the governor's deceiver said, while he was yet alive, After ears, we will persuade him, and secure you. three days I will rise again.

15 So they took the money, and did as 64 Command therefore that the sepul- they were taught: and this saying is comchre be made sure until the third day, lest monly reported among the Jews until this his disciples come by night, and steal him day. away, and say unto the people, He is risen 16 | Then the eleven disciples went from the dead: so the last error shall be away into Galilee, into a mountain where worse than the first.

Jesus had appointed them. 65 Pilate said unto them, Ye have a 17 And when they saw him, they wor. watch: go your way, make it as sure as ye shipped him: but some doubted.

18 And Jesus came, and spake unto 66 So they went and made the sepulchre them, saying, All power is given unto me sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch. in heaven and in earth. CHAP. XXVIII.

1997 Go ye therefore and teach all nathe end of the sabbath, as it began to tions, baptizing them in the name of the Fa. came Mary Magdalene, and the other 20 Teaching them to observe all things Mary to see the sepulchre.

whatsoever I have commanded you: and 2 And behold, there was a great earth-lo, I am with you always, even unto the quake: for the angel of the Lord descend- end of the world. Amen.

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I The Gospel according to Saint MÄRK.
CHAP. I.

3 The voice of one crying in the wil. THEh biet the Son of God; THE beginning of the gospel of Jesus demess, Prepare ye the way of the Lord,

make his paths straight. 2 As it is written in the prophets, Be 4 John did baptize in the wilderness, bold, I send my messenger before thy face, and preach the baptism of repeulace, for which shall prepare thy way before thee; the remission of sins.

Jesus is baptized.

CHAP. I.

He cures the sick. 5 And there went out unto him all the 26 And when the unclean spirit had land of Judea, and they of Jerusalem, and torn him, and cried with a loud voice, he were all baptized of him in the river of came out of him. Jordan, confessing their sins.

27 And they were all amazed, insomuch 6 And John was clothed with camels' that they questioned among themselves, hair, and with a girdle of a skin about his saying, What thing is this? what new docloins; and he dideat locusts and wild honey; trine is this? for with authority command

7 And preached, saying, There cometh eth he even the unclean spirits, and they one mightier than I after me, the latchet do obey him. of whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop 28 And immediately his fame spread down and unloose.

abroad throughout all the region round 8 I indeed have baptized you with water: about Galilee. but he shall baptize you with the Holy 29 And forthwith, when they were come Ghost.

out of the synagogue, they entered into the 9 And it came to pass in those days, that house of Simon and Andrew, with James Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and and John. was baptized of John in Jordan.

30 But Simon's wife's mother lay sick 10 And straightway coming up out of the of a fever; and anon they tell him of her. water, he saw the heavens opened, and the 31 And he came and took her by the Spirit like a dove descending upon him. hand, and lifted her up; and immediately

11 And there came a voice from heaven, the fever left her, and she ministered unto saying, Thou art my beloved Son, in thern. whom I am well pleased.

32 And at even when the sun did set, 12 And immediately the Spirit driveth they brought unto him all that were dishim into the wilderness.

eased, and them that were possessed with 13 And he was there in the wilderness devils. forty days tempted of Satan;'and was with 33 And all the city was gathered togethe wild beasts; and the angels ministered ther at the door. unto him.

34 And he healed many that were sick 14 Now,after that John was put in prison, of divers diseases, and cast out many Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the devils; and suffered not the devils to speak, gospel of the kingdom of God,

because they knew him. 15 And saying, The time is fulfilled, 35 And in the morning, rising up a great and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent while before day, he went out and departye, and believe the gospel.

ed into a solitary place, and there prayed. 16 Now as he walked by the sea of Ga 36 And Simon, and they that were with lilee, he saw Simon, and Andrew his bro-him, followed after him. ther, casting a net into the sea : for they 37 And when they had found him, they were fishers.

said unto him, All men seek for thee. 17 And Jesus said unto them, Come

ye 38 And he said unto them, Let us go after me, and I will make you to become into the next towns, that I may preach fishers of men.

there also: for therefore came I forth. 18 And straightway they forsook their 39 And he preached in their synagogues nets, and followed him.

throughout all Galilee, and cast out devils. 19 And when he had gone a little further 40 And there came a leper to him, bethence, he saw James the son of Zebedee, seeching him, and kneeling down to him, and John his brother, who also were in the and saying unto him, If thou wilt, thou ship mending their nets.

canst make me clean. 20 And straightway he called them: and 41 And Jesus, moved with compassion, they left their father Zebedee in the ship put forth his hand, and touched him, and with the hired servants, and went after him. saith unto him, I will; be thou clean.

21 And they went into Capernaum ; and 42 And as soon as he had spoken, imstraightway on the sabbath-day he entered mediately the leprosy departed from him, into the synagogue and taught.

and he was cleansed. 22 And they were astonished at his doc 43 And he straitly charged him, and trine : for he taught them as one that had forthwith sent him away; authority, and not as the scribes.

44 And saith unto him, See thou say 23 And there was in their synagogue a nothing to any man; but go thy way, shew man with anunclean spirit; and he criedout, thyself to the priest, and offer for thy

24 Saying, Let us alone; what have we cleansing those things which Moses comto do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth? manded, for a testimony unto them. art thou come to destroy us? I know thee 45 But he went out, and began to pubwho thou art, the Holy One of God. lish it much, and to blaze abroad the mat

25 And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Hold ter, insomuch that Jesus could no more thy peace, and come out of him. lopenly enter into the city, but was with

Christ heals the palsy.

S. MARK. The withered hand healed. out in desert places: and they came to the Pharisees, used to fast: and they come. bim from every quarter.

and say unto him, Why do the disciples of CHAP. II.

John, and of the Pharisees fast, but thy ND again be entered into Capernaum, disciples fast not?

after some days; and it was noised 19 And Jesus said unto them, Can the that he was in the house.

children of the bride-chamber fast, while 2 And straightway many were gather- the bridegroom is with them? As long as ed together, insomuch that there was no they have the bridegroom with them, they room to receive thein, no, not so much as cannot fast. about the door: and he preached the word 20 But the days will come, when the unto them.

bridegroom shall be taken away from them, 3 And they come unto him, bringing one and then shall they fast in those days. sick of the palsy, which was borne of four. 21 No man also seweth a piece of new.

4 And when they could not come nigh cloth on an old garment: else the new unto him for the press, they uncovered the picce that filled it up, taketh away from roof where he was: and when they had ihe old, and the rent is made worse. broken it up, they let down the bed where 22 And no man putteth new wine into in the sick of the palsy lay.

old botties: else the new wine doth burst 5 When Jesus saw their faith, he said the bottles, and the wine is spilled, and unto the sick of the palsy, Son, thy sins the bottles will be marred: but new wice be forgiven thee.

must be put into new bottles. 6 But there were certain of the scribes 23 And it came to pass, that he went sitting there, and reasoning in their hearts, through the corn-fields on the sabbath

7 Why doth this man thus speak blas- day; and his disciples began, as they phemies? who can forgive sins but Godonly? went, to pluck the ears of corn.

8 And immediately, when Jesus per 24' And the Pharisees said unto him, ceived in his spirit that they so reasoned Behold, why do they on the sabbath-day within themselves, he said unto them, Why that which is not lawful? reason ye these things in your hearts? 25 And he said unto them, Have ye never

9 Whether is it easier to say to the sick read what David did, when he had need, of the palsy, Thy sins be forgiven thee ; or and was a hungered, he and they thai to say,

Arise, and take up thy bed, and walk? were with him? 10 But that ye may know that the Son 26 How he went into the house of God, of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, in the da of Abiathar the high priest, (he saith to the sick of the palsy,) and did eat the shew-bread, which is not

11 I say unto thee, Arise, and take up lawful to eat, but for the priests, and gave thy bed, and go thy way into thine house. also to them which were with him?

12 And immediately lie arose, took up 27 And he said unto them, The sabbath the bed, and went forth before them all; was made for man, and not man for the insomuch that they were all amazed, and sabbath : glorified God, saying, We never saw it on 28 Therefore the Son of man is Lor) this fashion,

also of the sabbath. 13 And he went forth again by the sea

CHAP. III. him, he taught them.

gogue; and there was a man there 14 And as he passed by, he saw Levi which had a withered hand. the son of Alpheus, sitting at the receipt 2 And they watched him, whether he of custom, and said unto him, Follow me. would heal him on the sabbath-day; that And he arose, and followed him. they might accuse him.

15 And it came to pass, that as Jesus 3 And he saith unto the man which had sat at meat in his house, many publicans the withered band, Stand forth. and sinners sat also together with Jesus 4 And he saith unto them, Is it lawful to and his disciples; for there were many, do good on the sabbath-days, or to do and they followed him.

evil ? to save life, or to kill ? but they held 16 And when the scribes and Pharisees their peace. saw him eat with publicans and sinners, 5 And when he had looked round about they said unto his disciples, How is it that on them with anger, being grieved for the be eateth and drinketh with publicans and hardness of their hearts, he saith unto the sinners ?

man, Stretch forth thine hand. And he 17 When Jesus heard it, he saith unto stretched it out: and his hand was restored them, They that are whole, have no need whole as the other. of the physician, but they that are sick : 1 6 And the Pharisees went forth, and came not to call the righteous, but sin- straightway took counsel with the Herodners, to repentance.

ians against him, how they might destroy 18 And the disciples of Jolin, and of him.

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Christ chooses twelve apostles. CHAP. IV. The parable of the sower. 7 But Jesus withdrew himself with his blasphemies wherewith soever they shall disciples to the sea: and a great multi- blaspheme: tude from Galilee followed him, and from 29 But he that shall blaspheme against Judea,

the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, 8. And from Jerusalem, and from Idu- but is in danger of eternal damnation: mea, and from beyond Jordan; and they 30 Because they said, He hath' an unabout Tyre and Sidon, a great multitude, clean spirit. when they had heard what great things he 31 1 There came then his brethren and did, came unto him.

his mother, and standing without, sent 9 And he spake to his disciples, that a unto him, calling him. small ship should wait on him, because of 32 And the multitude sat about him: and the multitude, lest they should throng him. they said unto him, Behold, thy mother

10 For he had healed many; insomuch and thy brethren without seek for thee. that they pressed upon him for to touch 33 Ånd he answered them, saying, Who him, as many as had plagues.

is my mother, or joy brethren? 11 And unclean spirits, when they saw 34 And he looked round about on them him, fell down before him, and cried, say- which sat about him, and said, Behold, ing, Thou art the Son of God.

my mother and my brethren! 12 And he straitly charged them, that 35 For whosoever shall do the will of they should not make him known. God, the same is my brother, and my sis.

13 And he goeth up into a mountain, ter, and mother. and calleth unto him whom he would : and

CHAP. IV. they came unto him.

ND he began again to teach by the 14 And he ordained twelve, that they 1 sea-side : and there was gathered should be with him, and that he might unto him a great multitude, so that he ensend them forth to preach,

tered into a ship, and sat in the sea; and 15 And to have power to heal sick- the whole multitude was by the sea, on the nesses, and to cast out devils.

land. 16 And Simon he surnamed Peter. 2 And he taught them many things by

17 And James the son of Zebedee, and parables, and said unto them in his docJohn the brother of James, (and he sur-trine, named them Boanerges, which is, The 3 Hearken; Behold, there went out a sons of thunder)

sower to sow. 18 And Andrew, and Philip, and Bar 4 And it came to pass as he sowed, tholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and some fell by the way-side, and the fowls Jarnes the son of Alpheus, and Thaddeus, of the air came and devoured it up. and Simon the Canaanite,

5 And some fell on stony ground, where 19 And Judas Iscariot, which also be- it had not much earth; and immediately trayed him: and they went into a house. it sprang up, because it had no depth of

20 And the multitude cometh together earth: again, so that they could not so much as 6 But when the sun was up, it was eat bread.

scorched; and because it had no root, it 21 And when his friends heard of it, withered away. they went out to lay hold on him: for they 7 And some fell among thorns, and the said, He is beside himself.

thorns grew up, and choked it, and it 22 | And the scribes which came down yielded no fruit. from Jerusalem, said, He hath Beelzebub, 8 And other fell on good ground, and and by the prince of the devils casteth he did yield fruit that sprang up, and increas, out devils.

ed, and brought forth, some thirty, and 23 And he called them unto him, and some sixty, and some a hundred. said unto them in parables, How can Satan 9 And he said unto them, He that hath cast out Satan?

ears to bear, let him hear. 24 And if a kingdom be divided against 10 And when he was alone, they that itself, that kingdom cannot stand. were about him, with the twelve, asked of

25 And if a house be divided against him the parable. itself, that house cannot stand.

11 And he said unto them, Unto you it 26 And if Satan rise up against himself, is given to know the mystery of the kingand be divided, he cannot stand, but hath dom of God: but unto them that are with

out, all these things are done in parables : *27 No man can enter into a strong man's 12 That seeing they may see, and not house, and spoil his goods, except he will perceive; and hearing they may hear, and first bind the strong man; and then he will not un lerstand; lest at any time they spoil his house.

should be converted, and their sins should 28 Verily I say unto you, All sins shall be forgiven them. be forgiven unto the sons of men, and! 13 And he said unto them, Knoir ye

an end.

The parable of the mustard-seed. S. MARK. The legion of devils cast out. not this parable? and how then will ye fowls of the air may lodge under the shaknow all parables?

dow of it. 14 The sower soweth the word.

33 And with many such parables spake 15 And these are they by the way-side, he the word unto them, as they were able where the word is sown; but when they to hear it. have heard, Satan cometh immediately, 34 But without a parable spake he not and taketh away the word that was sown unto them: and when they were alone, be in their hearts.

expounded all things to his disciples. 16 And these are they likewise which 35 And the same day, when the even are sown on stony ground; who, when they was come, he saith unto them, Let us pass have heard the word, immediately receive over unto the other side. it with gladness;

36 And when they had sent avay the 17 And have no root in themselves, and multitude, they took him even as he was so endure but for a time: afterward, when in the ship. And there were also with affliction or persecution ariseth for the him other little ships. word's sake, immediately they are of 37 And there arose a great storm of fended.

wind, and the waves beat into the ship, so 18 And these are they which are sown that it was now full. among thorns; such as hear the word, 38 And he was in the hinder part of

19 And the cares of this world, and the the ship, asleep on a pillov: and they deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of awake him, and say unto him, Master, other things entering in, choke the word, carest thou not that we perish? and it becometh unfruitful.

39 And he arose, and rebuked the wind, 20 And these are they which are sown and said unto the sea, Peace, be still: and on good ground; such as hear the word, the wind ceased, and there was a great and receive it, and bring forth fruit, some calm. thirty-fold, some sixty, and some a hun 40 And he said unto them, Why are ye dred.

so fearful ? how is it that ye have no faith! 21 | And he said unto them, Is a can 41 And they feared exceedingly, and dle brought to be put under a bushel, or said one to another, What manner of man under a bed? and not to be set on a can- is this, that even the wind and the sea dlestick?

obey him? 22 For there is nothing hid, which shall

CHAP. V. kept secret, but that it should come abroad. side of the sea, into the country of

23 If any man have ears to hear, let the Gadarenes. him hear.

2 And when he was come out of the 24 And he said unto them, Take heed ship, immediately there met him out of what ye hear: With what measure ye mete, the tombs a man with an unclean spirit, it shall be measured to you: and unto 3 Who had his dwelling among the you that bear shall more be given. tombs; and no man could bind him, no,

25 For he that hath, to him shall be not with chains: given: and he that hath not, from him 4 Because that he had been often bound shall be taken even that which he hath. with fetters and chains, and the chains had

26 11 And he said, So is the kingdom of been plucked asunder by him, and the fetGod, as if a man should cast seed into the ters broken in pieces: neither could any ground;

man tame him. 27 And should sleep, and rise night and 5 And always, night and day, he was in day, and the seed should spring and grow the mountains, and in the tombs, crying, up, he knoweth not how.

and cutting himself with stones. 28 For the earth bringeth forth fruit of 6 But when he saw Jesus afar off, he ran herself; first the blade, then the ear, after and worshipped him, that the full corn in the ear.

7 And cried with a loud voice, and said, 29 But when the fruit is brought forth, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou immediately he putteth in the sickle, be- Son of the Most High God? I adjure thee cause the harvest is come.

by God, that thou torment me not. 30 | And he said, Whereunto shall we 8 (For he said unto him, Come out of liken the kingdom of God? or with what the man, thou unclean spirit.) comparison shall we compare it?

9 And he asked bim, What is thy name? 31 It is like a grain of mustard-seed, And be answered, saying, My name is which, when it is sown in the earth, is less Legion: for we are many: than all the seeds that be in the earth: 10 And he besought him much that he

32 But when it is sown, it groweth up, would not send them away out of the and becometh greater than all herbs, and country. shooteth out great branchen; so that the 11 Now there was there nigh unto the

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