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6 He answered, and said unto | 15 There is nothing from withthem, Well hath Esaias pro || out a man, that entering into phesied of you, hypocrites, as it | him, can defile him ; but the is written, This people honour. || things which come out of him, eth me with their lips, but their those are they that defile the heart is far from me.

man. 7 Howbeit, in vain · do they || 16 If any man have ears to worship me, teaching for doc- hear, let him hear. trines the commandments of 17 And when he was entered men.

|| into the house from the people, 8 For laying aside the com- || his disciples asked him concernmandment of God, ye hold the || ing the parable. tradition of men, as the wash | 18 And he saith unto them, ing of pots and cups : and ma- Are ye so without understandny other such like things ye do. | ing also ? Do ye not perceive,

9 And he said unto them, Full that whatsoever thing from well ye reject the command without entereth into the man, ment of God, that ye may keep it cannot defile him; your own tradition.

19 Because it entereth not in10 For Moses said, Honour to his heart, but into the belly, thy father and thy mother; and, and goeth out into the draught, Whoso curseth father or mo- || purging all meats ? ther, let him die the death : 20 And he said, That which

11 But ye say, If a man shall || cometh out of the man, that de. say to his father or mother, It fileth the man. is Corban, that is to say, A gift, | 21 For from within, out of by whatsoever thou mightest the heart of men, proceed evil be profited by me; he shall be thoughts, adulteries, fornicafree.

tions, murders, 12 And ye suffer him no more 22 Thefts, covetousness, wickto do aught for his father or his edness, deceit, lasciviousness, mother ;

an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, 13 Making the word of God foolishness : of none effect through your tra- | 23 All these evil things come dition, which ye have deliver from within, and defile the man. ed : and many such like things || 24 And from thence he arose, do ye.

and went into the borders of 14. And, when he had called | Tyre and Sidon, and entered all the people unto him, he said into an house, and would have unto them, Hearken unto me, no man know it ; but he could every one of you, and under- | not be hid: stand.

| 25 For a certain woman, VOL. iy.

whose young daughter had an 35 And straightway his ears unclean spirit, heard of him, were opened, and the string of and came and fell at his feet; his tongue was loosed, and he

26 (The woman was a Greek, spake plain. a Syrophenician by nation:) and 36 And he charged them that she besought him that he would they should tell no man; but cast forth the devil out of her the more he charged them, so daughter.

much the more a great deal 27 But Jesus said unto her, they published it; Let the children first be filled : || 37 And were beyond measure for it is not meet to take the astonished, saying, He hath children's bread, and to cast it done all things well: he maketh unto the dogs.

both the deaf to hear, and the 28 And she answered, and said dumb to speak. unto him, Yes, Lord: yet the dogs under the table eat of the

CHAP. VIII. children's crumbs. 29 And he said unto her, For

THE MULTITUDE FED. this saying go thy way; the IN those days, the multitude devil is gone out of thy daugh- || being very great, and having ter.

nothing to eat, Jesus called his 30 And when she was come disciples unto him, and saith to her house, she found the | unto them, devil gone out, and her daugh- || 2 I have compassion on the ter laid upon the bed.

| multitude, because they have 31 And again, departing from now been with me three days, the coasts of Tyre and Sidon, || and have nothing to eat; he came unto the sea of Galilee, | 3 And if I send them away through the midst of the coasts fasting to their own houses, of Decapolis.

they will faint by the way: for 32 And they bring unto him divers of them came from far. one that was deaf, and had an 4 And his disciples answered impediment in his speech; and him, From whence can a man they beseech him to put his satisfy these men with bread hand upon him.

here in the wilderness? 33 And he took him aside 5 And he asked them, How from the multitude, and put his many loaves have ye? And they fingers into his ears; and he said, Seven. spit, and touched his tongue; 6 And he commanded the

34 And, looking up to heaven, | people to sit down on the he sighed, and saith unto him, ground: and he took the seven Ephphatha, that is, Be opened. || loaves, and gave thanks, and

ore the people small perceive ye have ye your

brake, and gave to his disciples | 17 And when Jesus knew it, to set before them; and they did he saith unto them, Why reason set them before the people. Il ye, because ye have no bread ?

7 And they had a few small perceive ye not yet, neither un. fishes: and he blessed, and com derstand? have ye your heart manded to set them also before yet hardened? them.

18 Having eyes, see ye not? 8 So they did eat and were and having ears, hear ye not? filled: and they took up, of the and do ye not remember? broken meat that was left, seven | 19 When I brake the five baskets.

loaves among five thousand, 9 And they that had eaten, how many baskets full of fragwere about four thousand: and | ments took ye up? They say he sent them away.

unto him, Twelve. 10 And straightway he entered 20 And when the seven among into a ship with his disciples, four thousand, how many basand came into the parts of Dal- | kets full of fragments took ye manutha.

up? And they said, Seven. 11 And the Pharisees came | 21 And he said unto them, forth, and began to question || How is it that ye do not under. with him, seeking of him a sign stand? from heaven, tempting him. 22 And he cometh to Bethsai.

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

the town; and when he had spit 13 And he left them, and en on his eyes, and put his hands tering into the ship again, de- upon him, he asked him if he parted to the other side. saw aught?

14 Now the disciples had for. | 24 And he looked up, and said, gotten to take bread; neither I see men as trees walking. had they in the ship with them 25 After that, he put his hands more than one loaf.

again upon his eyes, and made 15 And he charged them, say- || him look up: and he was reing, Take heed, beware of the stored, and saw every man leaven of the Pharisees, and of clearly. the leaven of Herod.

26 And he sent him away to 16 And they reasoned among his house, saying, Neither go themselves, saying, It is be- into the town, nor tell it to any cause we have no bread.

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27 And Jesus went out, and || sake and the gospel's, the same his disciples, into the towns of || shall save it. Cesarea Philippi: and by the 36 For what shall it profit a way he asked his disciples, say man, if he shall gain the whole ing unto them, Whom do men world, and lose his own soul? say that I am?

37 Or what shall a man give in 28 And they answered, John exchange for his soul ? the Baptist; but some say, 38 Whosoever, therefore, shall Elias; and others, One of the be ashamed of me, and of my prophets.

words, in this adulterous and 29 And he saith unto them, sinful generation; of him also But whom say ye that I am? shall the Son of man be ashamAnd Peter answereth, and saith ed, when he cometh in the glory unto him, Thou art the Christ. of his father, with the holy

30 And he charged them, that angels. they should tell no man of him. 31 And he began to teach

CHAP. IX. them that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be re

JESUS TRANSFIGURED. jected of the elders, and of the ANL) he said unto them, chief priests, and scribes, and Verily I say unto you, That be killed; and after three days there be some of them that rise again.

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

33 But when he turned about, 12 And, after six days, Jesus and looked on his disciples, he taketh with him Peter, and rebuked Peter, saying, Get thee James, and John, and leadeth behind me, Satan : for thou them up into an high mountain savourest not the things that be | apart by themselves : and he of God, but the things that be was transfigured before them. of men.

3 And his raiment became 34 And when he had called the shining, exceeding white as people unto him, with his disci. | snow: so as no fuller on earth plesalso, he said unto them, Who. I can white them. soever will come after me, let 11 4 And there appeared unto him deny himself, and take up them Elias with Moses: and his cross, and follow me. they were talking with Jesus.

35 For whosoever will save | 5 And Peter answered, and his life, shall lose it ; but who said to Jesus, Master, it is good soever shall lose his life, for my for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles ; one || scribes questioning with them. for thee, and one for Moses, and 15 And straightway all the one for Elias.

people, when they beheld him, 6 For he wist not what to say; || were greatly amazed, and, runfor they were sore afraid. ning to him, saluted him.

7 And there was a cloud that 16 And he asked the scribes, overshadowed them; and a voice What question ye with them? came out of the cloud, saying, 17 And one of the multitude This is my beloved Son; hear answered, and said, Master, I him.

have brought unto thee my son, 8 And suddenly, when they which hath a dumb spirit: had looked round about, they 18 And wheresoever he taketh saw no man any more, save him, he teareth him: and he Jesus only with themselves. foameth, and gnasheth with his

9 And as they came down from || teeth, and pineth away: and I the mountain, he charged them spake to thy disciples that they that they should tell no man should cast him out; and they what things they had seen, till could not. the Son of man were risen from | 19 He answereth him, and the dead.

saith, O faithless generation ! 10 And they kept that saying how long shall I be with you? with themselves, questioning how long shall I suffer you ? one with another, what the | Bring him unto me. rising from the dead should 20. And they brought him unto mean.

him: and, when he saw him, · 11 And they asked him, say- || straightway the spirit tare him; ing, Why say the scribes that and he fell on the ground, and Elias must first come?

wallowed, foaming.' 12 And he answered, and told | 21 And he asked his father, them, Elias verily cometh first, How long is it ago since this and restoreth all things: and came unto him ? And he said, how it is written of the Son of || Of a child. man, that he must suffer many 22 And oft-times it hath cast things, and be set at nought. him into the fire, and into the . 13 But I say unto you, That waters, to destroy him: but if Elias is indeed come, and they thou canst do any thing, have have done unto him whatsoever compassion on us, and help us. they listed, as it is written of 23 Jesus said unto him, If him.

thou canst believe, all things 14 And, when he came to his are possible to him that believe disciples, he saw a great mul- | eth. titude about them, and the 24. And straightway the father

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