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17 even so, every good tree who built his house on bringeth forth good fruit; but the sand : a bad tree bringeth forth bad 27 and the rain descended, fruit :

and the floods came, and the 18 a good tree cannot bring winds blew, and beat upon that forth bad fruit, neither can a house, and it fell: and great bad tree bring forth good fruit: was the fall of it.

19 every tree that bringeth 28 And it came to pass, when not forth good fruit, is cut down

Jesus had ended these words, and cast into the fire :

that the people were astonished 20 wherefore, by their fruits at his doctrine : ye will know them.

29 for he taught them as 21 Not every one who saith having authority, and not as to me, Lord, Lord, will enter their scribes. into the kingdom of heaven; but he only that doeth the will

CHAPTER VIII. of my Father who is in heaven.

22 Many will say to me in AND when he was that day, Lord, Lord, have we down from the mountain, not prophesied in thy name? great multitudes followed him. and in thy name have cast out 2 And, behold, a leper came devils? and in thy name have and worshipped him, saying, done many wonderful works? Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst

23 and then I will profess to make me clean : them, I never knew you : de- 3 and he put forth his hand, part from me, ye that work and touched him, saying, I iniquity.

will; be thou clean : and 24 Whosoever, therefore, immediately his leprosy was

hearkeneth to these my words cleansed. vi. 47. and doeth them, will be like a 4 And Jesus saith to him,

wise man, who built his house See thou tell no one; but go, on a rock :

shew thyself to the priest, and 25 and the rain descended, offer the gift that Moses comand the foods came, and the manded, for a testimony to winds blew, and beat upon them. that house, and it fell not ; 5 And when he had entered because it was founded on a into Capernaum, a centurion rock :

came to him, beseeching him; 26 and every one that heareth 6 and saying, Lord, my serthese my words, and doeth vant lieth at home in the them not, will be like a foolish palsy, grievously afflicted.


Luke, vii. 8.

7 And he saith to him, I will and the fever left her; and she
go and heal him.

arose, and ministered to him.
8 The centurion answered 16 And when it was evening,
and said, Lord, I am not fit they brought to him many that
that thou shouldest come un- were possessed with devils :
der my roof; but, speak only, and he cast out the spirits with
and at the word my servant his word, and healed all that
will be healed :

were ill:
9 for even I am a man,

17 that the word might be
though subject to authority, fulfilled which was spoken
who have soldiers under me : through Isaiah the prophet,
and I say to this one, Go, and saying, “ Himself took our Is. liji. 4.
he goeth ; and to another, infirmities, and bare our
Come, and he cometh ; and “ diseases.”
to my servant, Do this, and 18 And Jesus seeing a multi-
he doeth it.

tude about him, commanded
10 And when Jesus heard it, that they should depart to the
he marvelled, and said to them other side of the sea.
that followed him, Verily I tell

19 And a certain scribe came
you, I have not found such to him, and said, Master, I
faith in any one in Israel : will follow thee whithersoever
11 and I tell you, That many

thou goest:
will come from the east and 20 but Jesus saith to him,
west, and sit down with Abra- The foxes have holes, and the
ham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in birds of the air have nests;
the kingdom of heaven;

but the Son of man hath not
12 but the children of the where he may lay his head.
kingdom will be cast out into 21 And another of the dis-
the outward darkness : there ciples said to him, Lord, suffer
will be weeping and gnashing me first to go and bury my
of teeth.

father: 13 And Jesus said to the cen

22 but Jesus said to him, turion, Go; as thou hast be- Follow me; and let the dead lieved, be it done to thee : and bury their dead. the servant was healed in that 23 And when he had entered hour.

into a ship, his disciples fol14 And when Jesus was come lowed him : into Peter's house, he saw his 24 and, behold, a great temwife's mother lying ill of a pest arose in the sea, so that fever :

the ship was covered with the 15 and he touched her hand, waves : but he was asleep.

25 And they came to him, and what had befallen those who awoke him, saying, Lord, save had been possessed by the us, we perish!

devils : 26 and he saith to them, 34 and, behold, the whole Why are ye fearful, O ye of city came out to meet Jesus; little faith? Then he arose, and when they saw him, they and rebuked the winds and besought him to depart out of the sea; and there was a great

their borders. calm : 27 and the men marvelled,

CHAPTER IX. saying, What manner of person is this, that even the winds

AND he entered into the and the sea obey him!

ship, and passed over 28 And when he was come to again, and came to his own city. c. vii. 18 the other side, into the country 2 And, behold, they brought of the Gadarenes, two men to him a man ill of the palsy, possessed with devils met him, lying on a bed: and Jesus seewho came out from among the ing their faith, said to the patombs, exceeding fierce, so ralytic man; Son, be of good that no one could pass by that cheer; thy sins be forgiven. way.

3 And, behold, some of the 29 And, behold, they cried scribes said within themselves, out, saying, What have we to This man blasphemeth. do with thee, thou Son of God? 4 But Jesus knowing their art thou come hither to tor- thoughts, said, Why think ye ment us before the time? evil in your hearts ?

30 And a herd of many 5 for, which is easier, to say, swine was feeding a long way Thy sins be forgiven; or to from them;

say, Arise, and walk? 31 and the devils besought 6 but, that ye may know that him, saying, If thou cast us the Son of man hath power out, send us into the swine : on earth to forgive sins, (then

32 and he said to them, Go: he saith to the paralytic man), and when they came out, they Arise, take up thy bed, and went into the swine; and, be

go to thy house: hold, the whole herd rushed 7 and he arose, and went down the steep into the sea,

away to his house. and died in the waters.

8 And when the multitudes 33 And they that kept them saw it, they feared; and glofled, and went away into the rified God, who had given city, and told every thing, and such power to men.

9 And as Jesus passed on from the garment, and the Mark, ii. 14. from thence, he saw a man, rent is made worse : Luke, v. 27.

named Matthew, sitting at the 17 neither do they put new receipt of taxes; and he saith wine into old bottles; else the to him, Follow me: and he bottles burst, and the wine is arose, and followed him.

spilled, and the bottles perish: 10 And it came to pass, as he but they put new wine into sat at table in Matthew's house, new bottles, and both are prethat, behold, many other pub- served. licans, and sinners, came and 18 Whilst he spake to them sat down with him and his

these words, behold, a certain disciples :

ruler of the synagogue came 11 and when the Pharisees and worshipped him, saying, saw it, they said to his dis- My daughter is just dead; but ciples, Why eateth your Master come and lay thy hand upon with publicans and sinners ? her, and she will live:

12 and he heard them, and 19 and Jesus arose, and his said, They that are well have disciples, and followed him. not need of a physician, but 20 And, behold, a woman, they only that are ill;

afflicted with an issue of blood 13 but, go ye and learn what for twelve years, came behind Hos. vi. 6. that meaneth, “ I will have him, and touched the hem of mercy, and not sacrifice :

his garment: for I came not to call just per

21 for she said within hersons, but sinners.

self, If I can but touch his

gar14 Then the disciples of John ment, I shall be healed. came to him, saying, Why do 22 But Jesus turning about, we, and the Pharisees, fast and beholding her, said, often, but thy disciples fast Daughter, be of good comnot?

fort, thy faith hath healed 15 And Jesus said to them,

thee: and the woman Can the children of the bride- healed from that hour. chamber mourn, so long as the 23 And when Jesus came to bridegroom is with them? but, the ruler's house, and saw the the days will come when the minstrels and the people makbridegroom will be taken from ing lamentation, them, and then they will fast. 24 he said to them, Go ye

16 No one putteth a piece of away: for the maiden is not new cloth into an old gar- dead, but sleepeth. And they ment; for, that which is put derided him. in to fill up the rent taketh 25 But when the people were


put forth, he went in, and teaching in their synagogues, took her by the hand, and the and preaching the gospel of maiden arose :

the kingdom, and healing 26 and the fame thereof went every disease and every inabroad into all that land. firmity among the people:

27 And as Jesus passed on 2 and beholding the multifrom thence, two blind men tudes, he was moved with comfollowed him, crying, and say- passion towards them; because ing, Thou son of David, have they fainted, and were scatmercy on us.

tered abroad, as sheep that 28 And when he was come have no shepherd. into the house, the blind men 3 Then he saith to his discame to him: and Jesus saith ciples, The harvest truly is to them, Believe ye that I am plenteous, but the labourers able to do this? They said to are few; him, Yea, Lord :

4 pray ye therefore the Lord 29 then he touched their eyes of the harvest, that he would saying, According to your faith send forth labourers into his be it done to you:

harvest. 30 and their eyes were open

5 And calling to him his ed; and Jesus charged them, twelve disciples, he gave them saying, See that no one know it: power over unclean spirits, to

31 but they departed, and cast them out, and to heal spread his fame in all that every disease and every incountry.

firmity. 32 And as they were depart

6 Now the names of the ing, behold, others brought to twelve apostles (or, those sent him one who was deaf and forth) are these; First, Simon, dumb, possessed by a devil: who is called Peter, and An

33 and when the devil was drew his brother; James the cast out, the dumb spake; and son of Zebedee, and John his the multitudes marvelled, say- brother; ing, It was never so seen in 7 Philip, and Bartholomew; Israel :

Thomas, and Matthew the 34 but the Pharisees said, He publican ; James the son of c. xii. 24. casteth out the devils through Alpheus, and Thaddeus; the prince of the devils.

8 Simon the Cananæan, and

Judas the Iscariot, who also CHAPTER X.

betrayed him : AND Jesus went about all 9 these twelve Jesus sent

the cities and villages, forth, and enjoined them,

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