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CHAP. XXVIII. Be not afraid : go tell my breth1 Christ's resurrection declared : ? he apren, that they go into Galilee,

peareth to the women, 16 and to his disci; and there shall they see me.
ples, 18 and sendeth them to teach and

11 1 Now, when they were In the end of the sabbath, as going, behold, some of the

watch it began to dawn toward the came into the city, and shewed first day of the week, came Ma- unto the chief priests all the ry Magdalene, and the other things that were done. Mary to see the sepulchre.

12 And when they were as2 And behold, there was a sembled with the elders, and had great earthquake: for the angel taken counsel, they gave large of the Lord descended from money unto the soldiers, heaven, and came and rolled 13 Saying, Say ye, His disciback the stone from the door, ples came by night, and stole and sat upon it.

him away while we slept. 3 His countenance was like 14 And if this come to the lightning, and his raiment white governor's ears, we will peras snow:

suade him, and secure you. 4 And for fear of him the 15 So they took the money, keepers did shake, and became and did as they were taught : as dead men.

and this saying is commonly re5 And the angel answered ported among the Jews until and said unto the women, Fear this day. not ye: for I know that ye seek 16 1 Then the eleven disciJesus, which was crucified. ples went away into Galilee, in

6 He is not here; for he is to a mountain where Jesus had risen, as he said. Come, see appointed them. the place where the Lord lay. 17 And when they saw him,

7 And go quickly, and tell they worshipped him : but some his disciples, that he is risen doubted. from the dead, and behold, he 18 And Jesus came and spake goeth before you into Galilee ; unto them, saying, All power is there shall ye see him : lo, I given unto me in heaven and in have told you.

earth. 8 And they departed quickly 19 1 Go ye therefore and from the sepulchre, with fear teach all nations, baptizing them and great joy; and did run to in the name of the Father, and bring his disciples word. of the Son, and of the Holy

91 And as they went to tell Ghost; his disciples, behold, Jesus met 20 Teaching them to observe them, saying, All hail. And all things whatsoever I have they came and held him by the commanded you : and, lo, I am feet, and worshipped him. with you always, even unto the

10 Then said Jesus unto them, end of the world. Amen.

1 The GOSPEL according to ST. MARK.



11 And there came a voice 1 John Baptist's office....9 Jesus baptized : from heaven, saying, Thou art 12 he is tempted....14 preacheth, 16 call. my beloved Son, in whom I am eth Peter and others, 32 and cureth many. well pleased. MHE beginning of the gospel TH

12 1 And immediately the of Jesus Christ the Son of Spirit driveth him into the wil

derness. 2 Ás it is written in the pro- 13 And he was there in the phets, Behold, I send my mes- wilderness forty days tempted senger before thy face, which of Satan ; and was with the shall prepare thy way before wild beasts; and the angels thee.

ministered unto him. 3 The voice of one crying in 14 1 Now, after that John the wilderness, Prepare ye the was put in prison, Jesus came way of the Lord, make his paths into Galilee, preaching the gosstraight.

pel of the kingdom of God, 4 John did baptize in the 15 And saying, The time is wilderness, and preach the bap- fulfilled, and the kingdom of tism of repentance, for the re-God is at hand : repent ye, and mission of sins.

believe the gospel. 5 And there went out unto 16 1 Now as he walked by the him all the land of Judea, and sea of Galilee, he saw Simon, they of Jerusalem, and were all and Andrew his brother, casting baptized of him in the river of a net into the sea : for they were Jordan, confessing their sins. fishers.

6 And John was clothed with 17 And Jesus said unto them, camel's hair, and with a girdle Come ye after me, and I will of a skin about his loins; and he make you to become fishers of did eat locusts and wild ho- men. ney ;

18 And straightway they for7 And preached, saying, There sook their nets, and followed cometh one mightier than I af- him. ter me, the latchet of whose 19 And when he had gone a shoes I am not worthy to stoop little further thence, he saw down and unloose.

James the son of Zebedee, and 8 I indeed have baptized you John his brother, who also were with water: but he shall bap- in the ship mending their nets. tize you with the Holy Ghost. 20 And straightway he called

9 1 And it came to pass in them: and they left their father those days, that Jesus came from Zebedee in the ship with the Nazareth of Galilee, and was hired servants, and went after baptized of John in Jordan. bim.

10 And straightway coming 21 1 And they went into up out of the water, he saw the Capernaum; and straightway heavens opened, and the Spirit, on the sabbath-day he enlike a dove descending upon tered into the synagogue and him.



22 And they were astonished them that were possessed with at his doctrine: for he taught devils. them as one that had authority, 33 And all the city was gathand not as the scribes.

ered together at the door. 23 1 And there was in their 34 And he healed many that synagogue a man with an un- were sick of divers diseases, clean spirit; and he cried and cast out many devils; and out,

suffered not the devils to speak, 24 Saying, Let us alone ; because they knew him. what have we to do with thee, 35 And in the morning, rising thou Jesus of Nazareth ? art up a great while before day, he thou come to destroy us? I went out and departed into a know thee who thou art, the solitary place, and there prayed. Holy One of God.

36 And Simon, and they that 25 And Jesus rebuked him, were with him followed after him. saying, Hold thy peace, and 37 And when they had found come out of him.

him, they said unto him, Al 26 And when the unclean men seek for thee. spirit had torn him, and cried 38 And he said unto them, with a loud voice, he came out Let us go into the next towns, of him.

that I may preach there also: 27 And they were all amaz- for therefore came I forth. ed, insomuch that they question- 39 And he preached in their ed among themselves, saying, synagogues, throughout all GaliWhat thing is this? what new lee, and cast out devils. doctrine is this ! for with au- 40 I And there came a leper thority commandeth he even the to him, beseeching him, and unclean spirits, and they do kneeling down to him, and sayobey him.

ing unto him, If thou wilt, thou 28 And immediately his fame canst make me clean. spread abroad throughout all 41 And Jesus, moved with the region round about Galilee. compassion, put forth his hand,

29 And forthwith, when they and touched him, and saith unwere come out of the synagogue, to him, I will; be thou clean. they entered into the house of 42 And as soon as he had Simon and Andrew, with James spoken, immediately the leprosy and John.

departed from him, and he was 30 But Simon's wife's moth- cleansed. er lay sick of a fever; and anon 43 And he straitly charged they tell him of her.

him, and forthwith sent him 31 And they came and took away ; her by the hand, and lifted her up;

44 And saith unto him, See and immediately the fever left thou say nothing to any man; her, and she ministered unto hut go thy way, shew thyself to them.

the priest, and offer for thy 32 1 And at even, when the cleansing those things which sun did set, they brought unto Moses commanded, for a testihim all that were diseased, and/mony unto them.

45 But he went out, and be- 9 Whether is it easier to say gan to publish it much, and to to the sick of the palsy, Thy blaze abroad the matter, inso-sins be forgiven thee; or to say, much that Jesus could no more Arise, and take up thy bed, and openly enter into the city, but walk? was without in desert places : 10 But that ye may know and they came to him from ev- that the Son of man hath power ery quarter.

on earth to forgive sins, (he saith CHAP. II.

to the sick of the palsy,) | Christ followed by multitudes; 3 he heal- 11 I say unto thee, Arise, and

eth the palsy, 14 calleth Levi, 15 justifi. take up thy bed, and go thy way eth himself for eating with publicans and into thy house. sinners, 18 excuseth his disciples for not fasting, &c.

12 Ånd immediately he arose, ND again he entered into took up the bed, and went forth

Capernaum after some day; before them all, insomuch that and it was noised that he was they were all amazed, and gloin the house.

rified God, saying, We never 2 And straightway many were saw it on this fashion. gathered together, insomuch that 13 1 And he went forth again there was no room to receive by the sea-side; and all the them, no, not so much as about multitude resorted unto him, and the door: and he preached the he taught them. word unto them.

14 And as he passed by, he 3 1 And they come unto him, saw Levi the son of Alpheus, bringing one sick of the palsy, sitting at the receipt of custom, which was borne of four. and said unto him, Follow me.

4 And when they could not And he arose, and followed him. come nigh unto him for the press, 15 1 And it came to pass, they uncovered the roof where that, as Jesus sat at meat in his he was: and when they had house, many publicans and sinbroken it up, they let down the ners sat also together with Jebed wherein the sick of the palsy sus and his disciples ; for there lay.

were many, and they followed 5 When Jesus saw their faith, him. he said unto the sick of the palsy, 16 And when the scribes and Son, thy sins be forgiven thee. Pharisees saw him eat with pub

6 But there were certain of licans and sinners, they said che scribes sitting there, and rea- unto his disciples, How is it that soning in their hearts,

he eateth and drinketh with pub7 Why doth this man thus licans and sinners! speak blasphemies? who can 17 When Jesus heard it, he forgive sins but God only! saith unto them, They that are

8 And immediately, when Je- whole, have no need of the sus perceived in his spirit that physician, but they that are sick : they so reasoned within them- I came not to call the righteous, selves, he said unto them, Why but sinners, to repentance. reason ye these things in your 18 And the disciples of John hearts !

and of the Pharisees, used to fast; and they come, and say un- The sabbath was made for man, to him, Why do the disciples of and not man for the sabbath : John and of the Pharisees fast, 28 Therefore, the Son of man but thy disciples fast not ? is Lord also of the sabbath. 19 And Jesus said unto them,

CHAP. III. Can the children of the bride- 1 Christ healeth the withered hand; 6 the chamber fast, while the bride

Pharisees conspire his death; 13 he choos

eth twelve apostles ; 22 he confuteth the groom is with them? As long

Pharisees' blasphemy, &c.


as they have the bridegroom with A the synagogue; and there

20 But the days will come, was a man there which had a when the bridegroom shall be withered hand. taken away from them, and then 2 And they watched him, shall they fast in those days. whether he would heal him on

21 No man also seweth a the sabbath-day; that they might piece of new cloth on an old gar- accuse him. ment: else the new piece that 3 And he saith unto the man filled it up taketh away from the which had the withered hand, old, and the rent is made worse. Stand forth.

22 And no man putteth new 4 And he saith unto them, wine into old bottles: else the Is it lawful to do good on the new wine doth burst the bottles, sabbath-days, or to do evil ? to and the wine is spilled, and the save life, or to kill ? But they bottles will be marred: but new held their peace. wine must be put into new bot- 5 And when he had looktles.

ed round about on them with 23 1 And it came to pass, anger, being grieved for the that he went through the corn- hardness of their hearts, he saith fields on the sabbath-day; and unto the man, Stretch forth thy his disciples began, as they went, hand. And he stretched it out: to pluck the ears of corn.

and his hand was restored whole 24 And the Pharisees said as the other. unto him, Behold, why do they 6 And the Pharisees went on the sabbath-day that which forth, and straightway took counis not lawful?

sel with the Herodians against 25 And he said unto them, him, how they might destroy Have ye never read what David him. did, when he had need, and was 7 But Jesus withdrew hima hungered, he and they that self with his disciples to the sea : were with him ?

and a great multitude from Gal26 How he went into the ilee followed him, and from Juhouse of God, in the days of dea, Abiathar the high priest, and 8 And from Jerusalem, and did eat the shew-bread, which from Idumea, and from beyond is not lawful to eat but for the Jordan ; and they about Tyre priests, and gave also to them and Sidon, a great multitude, which were with him?

when they had heard what great 27 And he said unto them, things he did, came unto him.

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