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The centurion's servant healed. S. MATTHEW. Christ stilleth the tempest. thou shouldest come under my | the prophet, saying, Himself roof: but speak the word only, took our infirmities, and bare and my
servant shall be healed. our sicknesses. 9 For I am a man under au- 18 Now when Jesus saw great thority, having soldiers under multitudes about him, he gave me: and I say to this man, Go, commandment to depart unto and he goeth; and to another, the other side. Come, and he cometh ; and to 19 And a certain scribe came, my servant, Do this, and he and said unto him, Master, i doeth it.
will follow thee whithersoever 10 When Jesus heard it, he thou goest. marvelled, and said to them that 20 And Jesus saith unto him, followed, Verily, I say unto you, The foxes have holes, and the I have not found so great faith, birds of the air have nests; but no, not in Israel.
the Son of man hath not where 11 And I say unto you, that to lay his head. many shall come from the east 21 And another of his disciples and west, and shall sit down with said unto him, Lord, suffer me Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, first to go and bury my father. in the kingdom of heaven: 22 But Jesus said unto him,
12 But the children of the Follow me; and let the dead kingdom shall be cast out into bury their dead. outer darkness: there shall be 23 | And when he was enter weeping and gnashing of teeth. ed into a ship, his disciples fol
13 And Jesus said unto the lowed him. centurion, Go thy way; and as 24 And behold, there arose a thou hast believed, so be it done great tempest in the sea, insounto thee. And his servant was much that the ship was covered healed in the self-same hour. with the waves : but he was
14 And when Jesus was asleep. come into Peter's house, he saw 25 And his disciples came to his wife's mother laid, and sick him, and awoke him, saying, of a fever.
Lord, save us: we perish. 15 And he touched her hand, 26 'And he saith unto them, and the fever left her: and she Why are ye fearful, O ye of arose, and ministered unto them. little faith? Then he arose, and
16 When the even was rebuked the winds and the sea ; come, they brought unto him and there was a great calm. many
27 But the men marvelled, devils : and he cast out the saying, What manner of man is spirits with his word, and healed this, that even the winds and all that were sick;
the sea obey him! 17 That it might be fulfilled 28 And when he was como which was spoken by Esaias I to the other side, into the coun
Christ casteth out devils,
CHAP. IX. and cureth one sick of the palsy. try of the Gergesenes, there met 2 And behold, they brought him two possessed with devils, to him a man sick of the palsy, coming out of the tombs, ex- lying on a bed : and Jesus, seeceeding fierce, so that no man ing their faith, said unto the might pass by that way. sick of the palsy, Son, be of
29 And behold, they cried out, good cheer; thy sins be forsaying, What have we to do given thee. with thee, Jesus, thou Son of 3 And behold, certain of the God? art thou come hither to scribes said within themselves, torment us before the time? This man blasphemeth.
30 And there was a good way 4 And Jesus, knowing their off from them an herd of many thoughts, said, Wherefore think swine, feeding
ye evil in your hearts? 31 So the devils besought him, 5 For whether is easier to saying, If thou cast us out, suf- say, Thy sins be forgiven thee; fer us to go away into the herd or to say, Arise, and walk ? of swine.
6 But that ye may know that 32 And he said unto them, the Son of man hath power on Go. And when they were come earth to forgive sins, (then saith out, they went into the herd of he to the sick of the palsy,) swine: and behold, the whole Arise, take up thy bed, and go herd of swine ran violently down unto thy house. a steep place into the sea, and 7 And he arose, and departed perished in the waters.
to his house. 33 And they that kept them, 8 But when the multitudes fled, and went their ways into saw it, they marvelled, and glothe city, and told every thing; rified God, which had given and what was befallen to the such power unto men. possessed of the devils.
9 And as Jesus passed forth 34 And behold, the whole city from thence, he saw a man came out to meet Jesus : and named Matthew, sitting at the when they saw him, they be- receipt of custom: and he saith sought him that he would de- unto him, Follow me. And he part out of their coasts.
arose, and followed him. CHAP. IX.
10 And it came to pass, as 2 Christ curing one sick of the palsy, 9 calleth Jesus sat at meat in the house, eth with pubricans and sinners, 14 defend behold, many publicans and sincth his disciples for not fasting, 20 cureth
ners came and sat down with the bloody issue, 23 raiseih from death JaiTus' daughter, 27 giveth sight to two blind him and his disciples. men, 32 healeth a dumb man possessed of a 11 And when the Pharisees devil, 36 and hath compassion of the multi
saw it, they said unto his disci
Master and passed over, and came with publicans and sinners ? into his own city.
12 But when Jesus heard that,
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Christ justifieth his disciples. S. MATTHEW. He raiseth Jairus' daughter.
21 For she said within herself,
14 Then came to him the comfort: thy faith hath made disciples of John, saying, Why thee whole. And the woman do we and the Pharisees fast was made whole from that hour.) oft, but thy disciples fast not? 23 And when Jesus came in
15 And Jesus said unto them, to the ruler's house, and saw Can the children of the bride- the minstrels and the people machamber mourn, as long as the king a noise, bridegroom is with them? but 24 He said unto them, Give the days will come, when the place : for the maid is not dead, bridegroom shall be taken from but sleepeth. And they laughed them, and then shall they fast.
him to scorn. 16 No man putteth a piece of 25 But when the people were new cloth unto an old garment: put forth, he went in, and took for that which is put in to fill her by the hand, and the maid it up, taketh from the garment, arose. and the rent is made worse. 26 And the fame hereof went
17 Neither do men put new abroad into all that land. wine into old bottles : else the 27 And when Jesus departbottles break, and the wine run- ed thence, two blind men folneth out, and the bottles per- lowed him, crying, and saying, ish: but they put new wine into Thou son of David, have mercy new bottles, and both are pre- on us. served.
28 And when he was come in18 While he spake these to the house, the blind men came things unto them, beħold, there to him: and Jesus saith unto came a certain ruler, and wor- them, Believe ye that I am able shipped him, saying, My daugh- to do this? They said unto him, ter is even now dead: but come Yea, Lord. and lay thy hand upon her, and 29 Then touched he their eyes, she shall live.
saying, According to your faith, 19 And Jesus arose, and fol- be it unto you. lowed him, and so did his disci- 30 And their eyes were openples.
ed; and Jesus straitly charged 20 I (And behold, a woman them, saying, See that no man which was diseased with an issue know it. of blood twelve years, came be- 31 But they, when they were
Christ healeth a dumb man. CHAP. X. He sendeth out his apostles. departed, spread abroad his Simon, who is called Peter, and fame in all that country.
Andrew his brother; James the 32 As they went out, behold, son of Zebedee, and John his they brought to him a dumb brother; man possessed with a devil. 3 Philip, and Bartholomew;
33 And when the devil was Thomas, and Matthew the pubcast out, the dumb spake : and lican; James the son of Alpheus, the multitudes marvelled, say- and Lebbeus, whose surname ing, It was never so seen in was Thaddeus; Israel.
4 Simon the Canaanite, and 34 But the Pharisees said, He Judas Iscariot, who also betraycasteth out devils, through the ed him. prince of the devils.
5 These twelve Jesus sent 35 And Jesus went about all forth, and commanded them, the cities and villages, teaching saying, Go not into the way of in their synagogues, and preach- the Gentiles, and into any city ing the gospel of the kingdom, of the Samaritans enter ye not. and healing every sickness, and 6 But go rather to the lost every disease among the people. sheep of the house of Israel.
36 | But when he saw the . 7 And as ye go, preach, saymultitudes, he was moved with ing, The kingdom of heaven is compassion on them, because at hand. they fainted, and were scattered 8 Heal the sick, cleanse the abroad, as sheep having no lepers, raise the dead, cast out shepherd
devils : freely ye have received, 37 Then saith he unto his dis- freely give. ciples, The harvest truly is plen- 9 Provide neither gold, nor silteous, but the labourers are few. ver, nor brass in your purses ;
38 Pray ye therefore the Lord 10 Nor scrip for your journey, of the harvest, that he will send neither two coats, neither shoes, forth labourers into his harvest. nor yet staves : (for the workCHAP. X.
man is worthy of his meat.) 1 Christ sendeth out his twelve apostles, en- 11 And into whatsoever city
abling them with power to do miracles, 5 giveth them their charge, teacheth them, 16 or town ye shall enter, inquire comforteth them against persecutions : 40 who in it is worthy; and there and promiseth a blessing to those that receive
abide till ye go thence. ND when he had called un- 12 And when ye come into an
to him his twelve disciples, house, salute it. he gave them power against un- 13 And if the house be worthy, clean spirits, to cast them out, let your peace come upon it: and to heal all manner of sick- but if it be not worthy, let your ness, and all manner of disease. peace return to you.
2 Now the names of the twelve 14 And whosoever shall not reapostles are these; The first, I ceive you, nor hear your words,
Christ, forewarning his apostles S. MATTHEW. of persecutions, suggesteth when ye depart out of that 24 The disciple is not above house, or city, shake off the dust his master, nor the servant, above of your feet.
his lord. 15 Verily, I say unto you, It 25 It is enough for the discishall be more tolerable for the ple that he be as his master, land of Sodom and Gomorrah, and the servant as his lord: if in the day of judgment, than for they have called the master of that city
the house Beelzebub, how much 16 | Behold, I send you forth more shall they call them of his as sheep in the midst of wolves : household ? be ye therefore wise as serpents,
26 Fear them not therefore : and harmless as doves.
for there is nothing covered, 17 But beware of men: for that shall not be revealed ; and they will deliver you up to the hid, that shall not be known. councils, and they will scourge 27 What I tell you in darkyou in their synagogues. ness, that speak ye in light: and
18 And ye shall be brought what ye hear in the ear, that before governors and kings for preach ye upon the house-tops. my sake, for a testimony against 28 And fear not them which them and the Gentiles.
kill the body, but are not able 19 But when they deliver you to kill the soul: but rather fear up, take no thought how or him which is able to destroy what ye shall speak, for it shall both soul and body in hell. be given you in that same hour 29 Are not two sparrows sold what ye shall speak.
for a farthing ? and one of them 20 For it is not ye that speak, shall not fall on the ground but the Spirit of your Father without your Father. which speaketh in you.
30 But the very hairs of
your 21 And the brother shall de- head are all numbered.
the brother to death, and 31 Fear ye not therefore, ye. the father the child : and the are of more value than many children shall rise up against sparrows.
to 32 Whosoever therefore shall be put to death.
confess me before men, him will 22 And ye shall be hated of I confess also before my Father all men for my name's sake: which is in heaven. but he that endureth to the end 33 But whosoever shall deny shall be saved.
me before men, him will I also 23 But when they persecute deny before my Father which you in this city, flee ye into is in heaven. another : for verily, I say unto
34 Think not that I am come you, Ye shall not have gone to send peace on earth ; I came over the cities of Israel till the not to send peace, but a sword. Son of man be come.
35 For I am come to set a