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The King James Bible

Book 41    Mark
001:001 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God;
001:002 As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger
        before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.
001:003 The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way
        of the Lord, make his paths straight.
001:004 John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of
        repentance for the remission of sins.
001:005 And there went out unto him all the land of Judaea, and they
        of Jerusalem, and were all baptized of him in the river of
        Jordan, confessing their sins.
001:006 And John was clothed with camel's hair, and with a girdle of a
        skin about his loins; and he did eat locusts and wild honey;
001:007 And preached, saying, There cometh one mightier than I after
        me, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop down
        and unloose.
001:008 I indeed have baptized you with water: but he shall baptize
        you with the Holy Ghost.
001:009 And it came to pass in those days, that Jesus came from
        Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized of John in Jordan.
001:010 And straightway coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens
        opened, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon him:
001:011 And there came a voice from heaven, saying, Thou art my
        beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
001:012 And immediately the spirit driveth him into the wilderness.
001:013 And he was there in the wilderness forty days, tempted of
        Satan; and was with the wild beasts; and the angels ministered
        unto him.
001:014 Now after that John was put in prison, Jesus came into
        Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God,
001:015 And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is
        at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel.
001:016 Now as he walked by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and
        Andrew his brother casting a net into the sea: for they were
001:017 And Jesus said unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make
        you to become fishers of men.
001:018 And straightway they forsook their nets, and followed him.
001:019 And when he had gone a little farther thence, he saw James the
        son of Zebedee, and John his brother, who also were in the
        ship mending their nets.
001:020 And straightway he called them: and they left their father
        Zebedee in the ship with the hired servants, and went after
001:021 And they went into Capernaum; and straightway on the sabbath
        day he entered into the synagogue, and taught.
001:022 And they were astonished at his doctrine: for he taught them
        as one that had authority, and not as the scribes.
001:023 And there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit;
        and he cried out,
001:024 Saying, Let us alone; what have we to do with thee, thou Jesus
        of Nazareth? art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou
        art, the Holy One of God.
001:025 And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Hold thy peace, and come out of
001:026 And when the unclean spirit had torn him, and cried with a
        loud voice, he came out of him.
001:027 And they were all amazed, insomuch that they questioned among
        themselves, saying, What thing is this? what new doctrine is
        this? for with authority commandeth he even the unclean
        spirits, and they do obey him.
001:028 And immediately his fame spread abroad throughout all the
        region round about Galilee.
001:029 And forthwith, when they were come out of the synagogue, they
        entered into the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and
001:030 But Simon's wife's mother lay sick of a fever, and anon they
        tell him of her.
001:031 And he came and took her by the hand, and lifted her up; and
        immediately the fever left her, and she ministered unto them.
001:032 And at even, when the sun did set, they brought unto him all
        that were diseased, and them that were possessed with devils.
001:033 And all the city was gathered together at the door.
001:034 And he healed many that were sick of divers diseases, and cast
        out many devils; and suffered not the devils to speak, because
        they knew him.
001:035 And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he
        went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there
001:036 And Simon and they that were with him followed after him.
001:037 And when they had found him, they said unto him, All men seek
        for thee.
001:038 And he said unto them, Let us go into the next towns, that I
        may preach there also: for therefore came I forth.
001:039 And he preached in their synagogues throughout all Galilee,
        and cast out devils.
001:040 And there came a leper to him, beseeching him, and kneeling
        down to him, and saying unto him, If thou wilt, thou canst
        make me clean.
001:041 And Jesus, moved with compassion, put forth his hand, and
        touched him, and saith unto him, I will; be thou clean.
001:042 And as soon as he had spoken, immediately the leprosy departed
        from him, and he was cleansed.
001:043 And he straitly charged him, and forthwith sent him away;
001:044 And saith unto him, See thou say nothing to any man: but go
        thy way, shew thyself to the priest, and offer for thy
        cleansing those things which Moses commanded, for a testimony
        unto them.
001:045 But he went out, and began to publish it much, and to blaze
        abroad the matter, insomuch that Jesus could no more openly
        enter into the city, but was without in desert places: and
        they came to him from every quarter.
002:001 And again he entered into Capernaum after some days; and it
        was noised that he was in the house.
002:002 And straightway many were gathered together, insomuch that
        there was no room to receive them, no, not so much as about
        the door: and he preached the word unto them.
002:003 And they come unto him, bringing one sick of the palsy, which
        was borne of four.
002:004 And when they could not come nigh unto him for the press, they
        uncovered the roof where he was: and when they had broken it
        up, they let down the bed wherein the sick of the palsy lay.
002:005 When Jesus saw their faith, he said unto the sick of the
        palsy, Son, thy sins be forgiven thee.
002:006 But there was certain of the scribes sitting there, and
        reasoning in their hearts,
002:007 Why doth this man thus speak blasphemies? who can forgive sins
        but God only?
002:008 And immediately when Jesus perceived in his spirit that they
        so reasoned within themselves, he said unto them, Why reason
        ye these things in your hearts?
002:009 Whether is it easier to say to the sick of the palsy, Thy sins
        be forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and take up thy bed, and
002:010 But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth
        to forgive sins, (he saith to the sick of the palsy,)
002:011 I say unto thee, Arise, and take up thy bed, and go thy way
        into thine house.
002:012 And immediately he arose, took up the bed, and went forth
        before them all; insomuch that they were all amazed, and
        glorified God, saying, We never saw it on this fashion.
002:013 And he went forth again by the sea side; and all the multitude
        resorted unto him, and he taught them.
002:014 And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting
        at the receipt of custom, and said unto him, Follow me. And he
        arose and followed him.
002:015 And it came to pass, that, as Jesus sat at meat in his house,
        many publicans and sinners sat also together with Jesus and
        his disciples: for there were many, and they followed him.
002:016 And when the scribes and Pharisees saw him eat with publicans
        and sinners, they said unto his disciples, How is it that he
        eateth and drinketh with publicans and sinners?
002:017 When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, They that are whole
        have no need of the physician, but they that are sick: I came
        not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
002:018 And the disciples of John and of the Pharisees used to fast:
        and they come and say unto him, Why do the disciples of John
        and of the Pharisees fast, but thy disciples fast not?
002:019 And Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the bridechamber
        fast, while the bridegroom is with them? as long as they have
        the bridegroom with them, they cannot fast.
002:020 But the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken
        away from them, and then shall they fast in those days.
002:021 No man also seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment:
        else the new piece that filled it up taketh away from the old,
        and the rent is made worse.
002:022 And no man putteth new wine into old bottles: else the new
        wine doth burst the bottles, and the wine is spilled, and the
        bottles will be marred: but new wine must be put into new
002:023 And it came to pass, that he went through the corn fields on
        the sabbath day; and his disciples began, as they went, to
        pluck the ears of corn.
002:024 And the Pharisees said unto him, Behold, why do they on the
        sabbath day that which is not lawful?
002:025 And he said unto them, Have ye never read what David did, when
        he had need, and was an hungred, he, and they that were with
002:026 How he went into the house of God in the days of Abiathar the
        high priest, and did eat the shewbread, which is not lawful to
        eat but for the priests, and gave also to them which were with
002:027 And he said unto them, The sabbath was made for man, and not
        man for the sabbath:
002:028 Therefore the Son of man is Lord also of the sabbath.
003:001 And he entered again into the synagogue; and there was a man
        there which had a withered hand.
003:002 And they watched him, whether he would heal him on the sabbath
        day; that they might accuse him.
003:003 And he saith unto the man which had the withered hand, Stand
003:004 And he saith unto them, Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath
        days, or to do evil? to save life, or to kill? But they held
        their peace.
003:005 And when he had looked round about on them with anger, being
        grieved for the hardness of their hearts, he saith unto the
        man, Stretch forth thine hand. And he stretched it out: and
        his hand was restored whole as the other.
003:006 And the Pharisees went forth, and straightway took counsel
        with the Herodians against him, how they might destroy him.
003:007 But Jesus withdrew himself with his disciples to the sea: and
        a great multitude from Galilee followed him, and from Judaea,
003:008 And from Jerusalem, and from Idumaea, and from beyond Jordan;
        and they about Tyre and Sidon, a great multitude, when they
        had heard what great things he did, came unto him.
003:009 And he spake to his disciples, that a small ship should wait
        on him because of the multitude, lest they should throng him.
003:010 For he had healed many; insomuch that they pressed upon him
        for to touch him, as many as had plagues.
003:011 And unclean spirits, when they saw him, fell down before him,
        and cried, saying, Thou art the Son of God.
003:012 And he straitly charged them that they should not make him
003:013 And he goeth up into a mountain, and calleth unto him whom he
        would: and they came unto him.
003:014 And he ordained twelve, that they should be with him, and that
        he might send them forth to preach,
003:015 And to have power to heal sicknesses, and to cast out devils:
003:016 And Simon he surnamed Peter;
003:017 And James the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James;
        and he surnamed them Boanerges, which is, The sons of thunder:
003:018 And Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and
        Thomas, and James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and
        Simon the Canaanite,
003:019 And Judas Iscariot, which also betrayed him: and they went
        into an house.
003:020 And the multitude cometh together again, so that they could
        not so much as eat bread.
003:021 And when his friends heard of it, they went out to lay hold on
        him: for they said, He is beside himself.
003:022 And the scribes which came down from Jerusalem said, He hath
        Beelzebub, and by the prince of the devils casteth he out
003:023 And he called them unto him, and said unto them in parables,
        How can Satan cast out Satan?
003:024 And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom
        cannot stand.
003:025 And if a house be divided against itself, that house cannot
003:026 And if Satan rise up against himself, and be divided, he
        cannot stand, but hath an end.
003:027 No man can enter into a strong man's house, and spoil his
        goods, except he will first bind the strong man; and then he
        will spoil his house.
003:028 Verily I say unto you, All sins shall be forgiven unto the
        sons of men, and blasphemies wherewith soever they shall
003:029 But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never
        forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation.
003:030 Because they said, He hath an unclean spirit.
003:031 There came then his brethren and his mother, and, standing
        without, sent unto him, calling him.
003:032 And the multitude sat about him, and they said unto him,
        Behold, thy mother and thy brethren without seek for thee.
003:033 And he answered them, saying, Who is my mother, or my
003:034 And he looked round about on them which sat about him, and
        said, Behold my mother and my brethren!
003:035 For whosoever shall do the will of God, the same is my
        brother, and my sister, and mother.
004:001 And he began again to teach by the sea side: and there was
        gathered unto him a great multitude, so that he entered into a
        ship, and sat in the sea; and the whole multitude was by the
        sea on the land.
004:002 And he taught them many things by parables, and said unto them
        in his doctrine,
004:003 Hearken; Behold, there went out a sower to sow:
004:004 And it came to pass, as he sowed, some fell by the way side,
        and the fowls of the air came and devoured it up.
004:005 And some fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth;
        and immediately it sprang up, because it had no depth of
004:006 But when the sun was up, it was scorched; and because it had
        no root, it withered away.
004:007 And some fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up, and choked
        it, and it yielded no fruit.
004:008 And other fell on good ground, and did yield fruit that sprang
        up and increased; and brought forth, some thirty, and some
        sixty, and some an hundred.
004:009 And he said unto them, He that hath ears to hear, let him
004:010 And when he was alone, they that were about him with the
        twelve asked of him the parable.
004:011 And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the
        mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without,
        all these things are done in parables:
004:012 That seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they
        may hear, and not understand; lest at any time they should be
        converted, and their sins should be forgiven them.
004:013 And he said unto them, Know ye not this parable? and how then
        will ye know all parables?
004:014 The sower soweth the word.
004:015 And these are they by the way side, where the word is sown;
        but when they have heard, Satan cometh immediately, and taketh
        away the word that was sown in their hearts.
004:016 And these are they likewise which are sown on stony ground;
        who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it
        with gladness;
004:017 And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time:
        afterward, when affliction or persecution ariseth for the
        word's sake, immediately they are offended.
004:018 And these are they which are sown among thorns; such as hear
        the word,
004:019 And the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches,
        and the lusts of other things entering in, choke the word, and
        it becometh unfruitful.
004:020 And these are they which are sown on good ground; such as hear
        the word, and receive it, and bring forth fruit, some
        thirtyfold, some sixty, and some an hundred.
004:021 And he said unto them, Is a candle brought to be put under a
        bushel, or under a bed? and not to be set on a candlestick?
004:022 For there is nothing hid, which shall not be manifested;
        neither was any thing kept secret, but that it should come
004:023 If any man have ears to hear, let him hear.
004:024 And he said unto them, Take heed what ye hear: with what
        measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you: and unto you
        that hear shall more be given.
004:025 For he that hath, to him shall be given: and he that hath not,
        from him shall be taken even that which he hath.
004:026 And he said, So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast
        seed into the ground;
004:027 And should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should
        spring and grow up, he knoweth not how.
004:028 For the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself; first the
        blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear.
004:029 But when the fruit is brought forth, immediately he putteth in
        the sickle, because the harvest is come.
004:030 And he said, Whereunto shall we liken the kingdom of God? or
        with what comparison shall we compare it?
004:031 It is like a grain of mustard seed, which, when it is sown in
        the earth, is less than all the seeds that be in the earth:
004:032 But when it is sown, it groweth up, and becometh greater than
        all herbs, and shooteth out great branches; so that the fowls
        of the air may lodge under the shadow of it.
004:033 And with many such parables spake he the word unto them, as
        they were able to hear it.
004:034 But without a parable spake he not unto them: and when they
        were alone, he expounded all things to his disciples.
004:035 And the same day, when the even was come, he saith unto them,
        Let us pass over unto the other side.
004:036 And when they had sent away the multitude, they took him even
        as he was in the ship. And there were also with him other
        little ships.
004:037 And there arose a great storm of wind, and the waves beat into
        the ship, so that it was now full.
004:038 And he was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow:
        and they awake him, and say unto him, Master, carest thou not
        that we perish?
004:039 And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea,
        Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great
004:040 And he said unto them, Why are ye so fearful? how is it that
        ye have no faith?
004:041 And they feared exceedingly, and said one to another, What
        manner of man is this, that even the wind and the sea obey
005:001 And they came over unto the other side of the sea, into the
        country of the Gadarenes.
005:002 And when he was come out of the ship, immediately there met
        him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit,
005:003 Who had his dwelling among the tombs; and no man could bind
        him, no, not with chains:
005:004 Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains,
        and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the
        fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him.
005:005 And always, night and day, he was in the mountains, and in the
        tombs, crying, and cutting himself with stones.
005:006 But when he saw Jesus afar off, he ran and worshipped him,
005:007 And cried with a loud voice, and said, What have I to do with
        thee, Jesus, thou Son of the most high God? I adjure thee by
        God, that thou torment me not.
005:008 For he said unto him, Come out of the man, thou unclean
005:009 And he asked him, What is thy name? And he answered, saying,
        My name is Legion: for we are many.
005:010 And he besought him much that he would not send them away out
        of the country.
005:011 Now there was there nigh unto the mountains a great herd of
        swine feeding.
005:012 And all the devils besought him, saying, Send us into the
        swine, that we may enter into them.
005:013 And forthwith Jesus gave them leave. And the unclean spirits
        went out, and entered into the swine: and the herd ran
        violently down a steep place into the sea, (they were about
        two thousand;) and were choked in the sea.
005:014 And they that fed the swine fled, and told it in the city, and
        in the country. And they went out to see what it was that was
005:015 And they come to Jesus, and see him that was possessed with
        the devil, and had the legion, sitting, and clothed, and in
        his right mind: and they were afraid.
005:016 And they that saw it told them how it befell to him that was
        possessed with the devil, and also concerning the swine.
005:017 And they began to pray him to depart out of their coasts.
005:018 And when he was come into the ship, he that had been possessed
        with the devil prayed him that he might be with him.
005:019 Howbeit Jesus suffered him not, but saith unto him, Go home to
        thy friends, and tell them how great things the Lord hath done
        for thee, and hath had compassion on thee.
005:020 And he departed, and began to publish in Decapolis how great
        things Jesus had done for him: and all men did marvel.
005:021 And when Jesus was passed over again by ship unto the other
        side, much people gathered unto him: and he was nigh unto the
005:022 And, behold, there cometh one of the rulers of the synagogue,
        Jairus by name; and when he saw him, he fell at his feet,
005:023 And besought him greatly, saying, My little daughter lieth at
        the point of death: I pray thee, come and lay thy hands on
        her, that she may be healed; and she shall live.
005:024 And Jesus went with him; and much people followed him, and
        thronged him.
005:025 And a certain woman, which had an issue of blood twelve years,
005:026 And had suffered many things of many physicians, and had spent
        all that she had, and was nothing bettered, but rather grew
005:027 When she had heard of Jesus, came in the press behind, and
        touched his garment.
005:028 For she said, If I may touch but his clothes, I shall be
005:029 And straightway the fountain of her blood was dried up; and
        she felt in her body that she was healed of that plague.
005:030 And Jesus, immediately knowing in himself that virtue had gone
        out of him, turned him about in the press, and said, Who
        touched my clothes?
005:031 And his disciples said unto him, Thou seest the multitude
        thronging thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me?
005:032 And he looked round about to see her that had done this thing.
005:033 But the woman fearing and trembling, knowing what was done in
        her, came and fell down before him, and told him all the
005:034 And he said unto her, Daughter, thy faith hath made thee
        whole; go in peace, and be whole of thy plague.
005:035 While he yet spake, there came from the ruler of the
        synagogue's house certain which said, Thy daughter is dead:
        why troublest thou the Master any further?
005:036 As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he saith unto
        the ruler of the synagogue, Be not afraid, only believe.
005:037 And he suffered no man to follow him, save Peter, and James,
        and John the brother of James.
005:038 And he cometh to the house of the ruler of the synagogue, and
        seeth the tumult, and them that wept and wailed greatly.
005:039 And when he was come in, he saith unto them, Why make ye this
        ado, and weep? the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth.
005:040 And they laughed him to scorn. But when he had put them all
        out, he taketh the father and the mother of the damsel, and
        them that were with him, and entereth in where the damsel was
005:041 And he took the damsel by the hand, and said unto her, Talitha
        cumi; which is, being interpreted, Damsel, I say unto thee,
005:042 And straightway the damsel arose, and walked; for she was of
        the age of twelve years. And they were astonished with a great
005:043 And he charged them straitly that no man should know it; and
        commanded that something should be given her to eat.
006:001 And he went out from thence, and came into his own country;
        and his disciples follow him.
006:002 And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the
        synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From
        whence hath this man these things? and what wisdom is this
        which is given unto him, that even such mighty works are
        wrought by his hands?
006:003 Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of
        James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon? and are not his
        sisters here with us? And they were offended at him.
006:004 But Jesus, said unto them, A prophet is not without honour,
        but in his own country, and among his own kin, and in his own
006:005 And he could there do no mighty work, save that he laid his
        hands upon a few sick folk, and healed them.
006:006 And he marvelled because of their unbelief. And he went round
        about the villages, teaching.
006:007 And he called unto him the twelve, and began to send them
        forth by two and two; and gave them power over unclean
006:008 And commanded them that they should take nothing for their
        journey, save a staff only; no scrip, no bread, no money in
        their purse:
006:009 But be shod with sandals; and not put on two coats.
006:010 And he said unto them, In what place soever ye enter into an
        house, there abide till ye depart from that place.
006:011 And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear you, when ye
        depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet for a
        testimony against them. Verily I say unto you, It shall be
        more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment,
        than for that city.
006:012 And they went out, and preached that men should repent.
006:013 And they cast out many devils, and anointed with oil many that
        were sick, and healed them.
006:014 And king Herod heard of him; (for his name was spread abroad:)
        and he said, That John the Baptist was risen from the dead,
        and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him.
006:015 Others said, That it is Elias. And others said, That it is a
        prophet, or as one of the prophets.
006:016 But when Herod heard thereof, he said, It is John, whom I
        beheaded: he is risen from the dead.
006:017 For Herod himself had sent forth and laid hold upon John, and
        bound him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's
        wife: for he had married her.
006:018 For John had said unto Herod, It is not lawful for thee to
        have thy brother's wife.
006:019 Therefore Herodias had a quarrel against him, and would have
        killed him; but she could not:
006:020 For Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just man and an
        holy, and observed him; and when he heard him, he did many
        things, and heard him gladly.
006:021 And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday
        made a supper to his lords, high captains, and chief estates
        of Galilee;
006:022 And when the daughter of the said Herodias came in, and
        danced, and pleased Herod and them that sat with him, the king
        said unto the damsel, Ask of me whatsoever thou wilt, and I
        will give it thee.
006:023 And he sware unto her, Whatsoever thou shalt ask of me, I will
        give it thee, unto the half of my kingdom.
006:024 And she went forth, and said unto her mother, What shall I
        ask? And she said, The head of John the Baptist.
006:025 And she came in straightway with haste unto the king, and
        asked, saying, I will that thou give me by and by in a charger
        the head of John the Baptist.
006:026 And the king was exceeding sorry; yet for his oath's sake, and
        for their sakes which sat with him, he would not reject her.
006:027 And immediately the king sent an executioner, and commanded
        his head to be brought: and he went and beheaded him in the
006:028 And brought his head in a charger, and gave it to the damsel:
        and the damsel gave it to her mother.
006:029 And when his disciples heard of it, they came and took up his
        corpse, and laid it in a tomb.
006:030 And the apostles gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and
        told him all things, both what they had done, and what they
        had taught.
006:031 And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert
        place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going,
        and they had no leisure so much as to eat.
006:032 And they departed into a desert place by ship privately.
006:033 And the people saw them departing, and many knew him, and ran
        afoot thither out of all cities, and outwent them, and came
        together unto him.
006:034 And Jesus, when he came out, saw much people, and was moved
        with compassion toward them, because they were as sheep not
        having a shepherd: and he began to teach them many things.
006:035 And when the day was now far spent, his disciples came unto
        him, and said, This is a desert place, and now the time is far
006:036 Send them away, that they may go into the country round about,
        and into the villages, and buy themselves bread: for they have
        nothing to eat.
006:037 He answered and said unto them, Give ye them to eat. And they
        say unto him, Shall we go and buy two hundred pennyworth of
        bread, and give them to eat?
006:038 He saith unto them, How many loaves have ye? go and see. And
        when they knew, they say, Five, and two fishes.
006:039 And he commanded them to make all sit down by companies upon
        the green grass.
006:040 And they sat down in ranks, by hundreds, and by fifties.
006:041 And when he had taken the five loaves and the two fishes, he
        looked up to heaven, and blessed, and brake the loaves, and
        gave them to his disciples to set before them; and the two
        fishes divided he among them all.
006:042 And they did all eat, and were filled.
006:043 And they took up twelve baskets full of the fragments, and of
        the fishes.
006:044 And they that did eat of the loaves were about five thousand
006:045 And straightway he constrained his disciples to get into the
        ship, and to go to the other side before unto Bethsaida, while
        he sent away the people.
006:046 And when he had sent them away, he departed into a mountain to
006:047 And when even was come, the ship was in the midst of the sea,
        and he alone on the land.
006:048 And he saw them toiling in rowing; for the wind was contrary
        unto them: and about the fourth watch of the night he cometh
        unto them, walking upon the sea, and would have passed by
006:049 But when they saw him walking upon the sea, they supposed it
        had been a spirit, and cried out:
006:050 For they all saw him, and were troubled. And immediately he
        talked with them, and saith unto them, Be of good cheer: it is
        I; be not afraid.
006:051 And he went up unto them into the ship; and the wind ceased:
        and they were sore amazed in themselves beyond measure, and
006:052 For they considered not the miracle of the loaves: for their
        heart was hardened.
006:053 And when they had passed over, they came into the land of
        Gennesaret, and drew to the shore.
006:054 And when they were come out of the ship, straightway they knew
006:055 And ran through that whole region round about, and began to
        carry about in beds those that were sick, where they heard he
006:056 And whithersoever he entered, into villages, or cities, or
        country, they laid the sick in the streets, and besought him
        that they might touch if it were but the border of his
        garment: and as many as touched him were made whole.
007:001 Then came together unto him the Pharisees, and certain of the
        scribes, which came from Jerusalem.
007:002 And when they saw some of his disciples eat bread with
        defiled, that is to say, with unwashen, hands, they found
007:003 For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their
        hands oft, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders.
007:004 And when they come from the market, except they wash, they eat
        not. And many other things there be, which they have received
        to hold, as the washing of cups, and pots, brasen vessels, and
        of tables.
007:005 Then the Pharisees and scribes asked him, Why walk not thy
        disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat
        bread with unwashen hands?
007:006 He answered and said unto them, Well hath Esaias prophesied of
        you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honoureth me
        with their lips, but their heart is far from me.
007:007 Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the
        commandments of men.
007:008 For laying aside the commandment of God, ye hold the tradition
        of men, as the washing of pots and cups: and many other such
        like things ye do.
007:009 And he said unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment of
        God, that ye may keep your own tradition.
007:010 For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, Whoso
        curseth father or mother, let him die the death:
007:011 But ye say, If a man shall say to his father or mother, It is
        Corban, that is to say, a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be
        profited by me; he shall be free.
007:012 And ye suffer him no more to do ought for his father or his
007:013 Making the word of God of none effect through your tradition,
        which ye have delivered: and many such like things do ye.
007:014 And when he had called all the people unto him, he said unto
        them, Hearken unto me every one of you, and understand:
007:015 There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him
        can defile him: but the things which come out of him, those
        are they that defile the man.
007:016 If any man have ears to hear, let him hear.
007:017 And when he was entered into the house from the people, his
        disciples asked him concerning the parable.
007:018 And he saith unto them, Are ye so without understanding also?
        Do ye not perceive, that whatsoever thing from without
        entereth into the man, it cannot defile him;
007:019 Because it entereth not into his heart, but into the belly,
        and goeth out into the draught, purging all meats?
007:020 And he said, That which cometh out of the man, that defileth
        the man.
007:021 For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil
        thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,
007:022 Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an
        evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness:
007:023 All these evil things come from within, and defile the man.
007:024 And from thence he arose, and went into the borders of Tyre
        and Sidon, and entered into an house, and would have no man
        know it: but he could not be hid.
007:025 For a certain woman, whose young daughter had an unclean
        spirit, heard of him, and came and fell at his feet:
007:026 The woman was a Greek, a Syrophenician by nation; and she
        besought him that he would cast forth the devil out of her
007:027 But Jesus said unto her, Let the children first be filled: for
        it is not meet to take the children's bread, and to cast it
        unto the dogs.
007:028 And she answered and said unto him, Yes, Lord: yet the dogs
        under the table eat of the children's crumbs.
007:029 And he said unto her, For this saying go thy way; the devil is
        gone out of thy daughter.
007:030 And when she was come to her house, she found the devil gone
        out, and her daughter laid upon the bed.
007:031 And again, departing from the coasts of Tyre and Sidon, he
        came unto the sea of Galilee, through the midst of the coasts
        of Decapolis.
007:032 And they bring unto him one that was deaf, and had an
        impediment in his speech; and they beseech him to put his hand
        upon him.
007:033 And he took him aside from the multitude, and put his fingers
        into his ears, and he spit, and touched his tongue;
007:034 And looking up to heaven, he sighed, and saith unto him,
        Ephphatha, that is, Be opened.
007:035 And straightway his ears were opened, and the string of his
        tongue was loosed, and he spake plain.
007:036 And he charged them that they should tell no man: but the more
        he charged them, so much the more a great deal they published
007:037 And were beyond measure astonished, saying, He hath done all
        things well: he maketh both the deaf to hear, and the dumb to
008:001 In those days the multitude being very great, and having
        nothing to eat, Jesus called his disciples unto him, and saith
        unto them,
008:002 I have compassion on the multitude, because they have now been
        with me three days, and have nothing to eat:
008:003 And if I send them away fasting to their own houses, they will
        faint by the way: for divers of them came from far.
008:004 And his disciples answered him, From whence can a man satisfy
        these men with bread here in the wilderness?
008:005 And he asked them, How many loaves have ye? And they said,
008:006 And he commanded the people to sit down on the ground: and he
        took the seven loaves, and gave thanks, and brake, and gave to
        his disciples to set before them; and they did set them before
        the people.
008:007 And they had a few small fishes: and he blessed, and commanded
        to set them also before them.
008:008 So they did eat, and were filled: and they took up of the
        broken meat that was left seven baskets.
008:009 And they that had eaten were about four thousand: and he sent
        them away.
008:010 And straightway he entered into a ship with his tisciples, and
        came into the parts of Dalmanutha.
008:011 And the Pharisees came forth, and began to question with him,
        seeking of him a sign from heaven, tempting him.
008:012 And he sighed deeply in his spirit, and saith, Why doth this
        generation seek after a sign? verily I say unto you, There
        shall no sign be given unto this generation.
008:013 And he left them, and entering into the ship again departed to
        the other side.
008:014 Now the disciples had forgotten to take bread, neither had
        they in the ship with them more than one loaf.
008:015 And he charged them, saying, Take heed, beware of the leaven
        of the Pharisees, and of the leaven of Herod.
008:016 And they reasoned among themselves, saying, It is because we
        have no bread.
008:017 And when Jesus knew it, he saith unto them, Why reason ye,
        because ye have no bread? perceive ye not yet, neither
        understand? have ye your heart yet hardened?
008:018 Having eyes, see ye not? and having ears, hear ye not? and do
        ye not remember?
008:019 When I brake the five loaves among five thousand, how many
        baskets full of fragments took ye up? They say unto him,
008:020 And when the seven among four thousand, how many baskets full
        of fragments took ye up? And they said, Seven.
008:021 And he said unto them, How is it that ye do not understand?
008:022 And he cometh to Bethsaida; and they bring a blind man unto
        him, and besought him to touch him.
008:023 And he took the blind man by the hand, and led him out of the
        town; and when he had spit on his eyes, and put his hands upon
        him, he asked him if he saw ought.
008:024 And he looked up, and said, I see men as trees, walking.
008:025 After that he put his hands again upon his eyes, and made him
        look up: and he was restored, and saw every man clearly.
008:026 And he sent him away to his house, saying, Neither go into the
        town, nor tell it to any in the town.
008:027 And Jesus went out, and his disciples, into the towns of
        Caesarea Philippi: and by the way he asked his disciples,
        saying unto them, Whom do men say that I am?
008:028 And they answered, John the Baptist; but some say, Elias; and
        others, One of the prophets.
008:029 And he saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? And Peter
        answereth and saith unto him, Thou art the Christ.
008:030 And he charged them that they should tell no man of him.
008:031 And he began to teach them, that the Son of man must suffer
        many things, and be rejected of the elders, and of the chief
        priests, and scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise
008:032 And he spake that saying openly. And Peter took him, and began
        to rebuke him.
008:033 But when he had turned about and looked on his disciples, he
        rebuked Peter, saying, Get thee behind me, Satan: for thou
        savourest not the things that be of God, but the things that
        be of men.
008:034 And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples
        also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him
        deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
008:035 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever
        shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same
        shall save it.
008:036 For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole
        world, and lose his own soul?
008:037 Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
008:038 Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in
        this adulterous and sinful generation; of him also shall the
        Son of man be ashamed, when he cometh in the glory of his
        Father with the holy angels.
009:001 And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That there be
        some of them that stand here, which shall not taste of death,
        till they have seen the kingdom of God come with power.
009:002 And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter, and James, and
        John, and leadeth them up into an high mountain apart by
        themselves: and he was transfigured before them.
009:003 And his raiment became shining, exceeding white as snow; so as
        no fuller on earth can white them.
009:004 And there appeared unto them Elias with Moses: and they were
        talking with Jesus.
009:005 And Peter answered and said to Jesus, Master, it is good for
        us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for
        thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias.
009:006 For he wist not what to say; for they were sore afraid.
009:007 And there was a cloud that overshadowed them: and a voice came
        out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: hear him.
009:008 And suddenly, when they had looked round about, they saw no
        man any more, save Jesus only with themselves.
009:009 And as they came down from the mountain, he charged them that
        they should tell no man what things they had seen, till the
        Son of man were risen from the dead.
009:010 And they kept that saying with themselves, questioning one
        with another what the rising from the dead should mean.
009:011 And they asked him, saying, Why say the scribes that Elias
        must first come?
009:012 And he answered and told them, Elias verily cometh first, and
        restoreth all things; and how it is written of the Son of man,
        that he must suffer many things, and be set at nought.
009:013 But I say unto you, That Elias is indeed come, and they have
        done unto him whatsoever they listed, as it is written of him.
009:014 And when he came to his disciples, he saw a great multitude
        about them, and the scribes questioning with them.
009:015 And straightway all the people, when they beheld him, were
        greatly amazed, and running to him saluted him.
009:016 And he asked the scribes, What question ye with them?
009:017 And one of the multitude answered and said, Master, I have
        brought unto thee my son, which hath a dumb spirit;
009:018 And wheresoever he taketh him, he teareth him: and he foameth,
        and gnasheth with his teeth, and pineth away: and I spake to
        thy disciples that they should cast him out; and they could
009:019 He answereth him, and saith, O faithless generation, how long
        shall I be with you? how long shall I suffer you? bring him
        unto me.
009:020 And they brought him unto him: and when he saw him,
        straightway the spirit tare him; and he fell on the ground,
        and wallowed foaming.
009:021 And he asked his father, How long is it ago since this came
        unto him? And he said, Of a child.
009:022 And ofttimes it hath cast him into the fire, and into the
        waters, to destroy him: but if thou canst do any thing, have
        compassion on us, and help us.
009:023 Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are
        possible to him that believeth.
009:024 And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said
        with tears, Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief.
009:025 When Jesus saw that the people came running together, he
        rebuked the foul spirit, saying unto him, Thou dumb and deaf
        spirit, I charge thee, come out of him, and enter no more into
009:026 And the spirit cried, and rent him sore, and came out of him:
        and he was as one dead; insomuch that many said, He is dead.
009:027 But Jesus took him by the hand, and lifted him up; and he
009:028 And when he was come into the house, his disciples asked him
        privately, Why could not we cast him out?
009:029 And he said unto them, This kind can come forth by nothing,
        but by prayer and fasting.
009:030 And they departed thence, and passed through Galilee; and he
        would not that any man should know it.
009:031 For he taught his disciples, and said unto them, The Son of
        man is delivered into the hands of men, and they shall kill
        him; and after that he is killed, he shall rise the third day.
009:032 But they understood not that saying, and were afraid to ask
009:033 And he came to Capernaum: and being in the house he asked
        them, What was it that ye disputed among yourselves by the
009:034 But they held their peace: for by the way they had disputed
        among themselves, who should be the greatest.
009:035 And he sat down, and called the twelve, and saith unto them,
        If any man desire to be first, the same shall be last of all,
        and servant of all.
009:036 And he took a child, and set him in the midst of them: and
        when he had taken him in his arms, he said unto them,
009:037 Whosoever shall receive one of such children in my name,
        receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me, receiveth not
        me, but him that sent me.
009:038 And John answered him, saying, Master, we saw one casting out
        devils in thy name, and he followeth not us: and we forbad
        him, because he followeth not us.
009:039 But Jesus said, Forbid him not: for there is no man which
        shall do a miracle in my name, that can lightly speak evil of
009:040 For he that is not against us is on our part.
009:041 For whosoever shall give you a cup of water to drink in my
        name, because ye belong to Christ, verily I say unto you, he
        shall not lose his reward.
009:042 And whosoever shall offend one of these little ones that
        believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were
        hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.
009:043 And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee
        to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into
        hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched:
009:044 Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
009:045 And if thy foot offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee
        to enter halt into life, than having two feet to be cast into
        hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched:
009:046 Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
009:047 And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out: it is better for
        thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than
        having two eyes to be cast into hell fire:
009:048 Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
009:049 For every one shall be salted with fire, and every sacrifice
        shall be salted with salt.
009:050 Salt is good: but if the salt have lost his saltness,
        wherewith will ye season it? Have salt in yourselves, and have
        peace one with another.
010:001 And he arose from thence, and cometh into the coasts of Judaea
        by the farther side of Jordan: and the people resort unto him
        again; and, as he was wont, he taught them again.
010:002 And the Pharisees came to him, and asked him, Is it lawful for
        a man to put away his wife? tempting him.
010:003 And he answered and said unto them, What did Moses command
010:004 And they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of divorcement,
        and to put her away.
010:005 And Jesus answered and said unto them, For the hardness of
        your heart he wrote you this precept.
010:006 But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and
010:007 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and
        cleave to his wife;
010:008 And they twain shall be one flesh: so then they are no more
        twain, but one flesh.
010:009 What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put
010:010 And in the house his disciples asked him again of the same
010:011 And he saith unto them, Whosoever shall put away his wife, and
        marry another, committeth adultery against her.
010:012 And if a woman shall put away her husband, and be married to
        another, she committeth adultery.
010:013 And they brought young children to him, that he should touch
        them: and his disciples rebuked those that brought them.
010:014 But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto
        them, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid
        them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.
010:015 Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom
        of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein.
010:016 And he took them up in his arms, put his hands upon them, and
        blessed them.
010:017 And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one
        running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Master, what
        shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?
010:018 And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is
        none good but one, that is, God.
010:019 Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not
        kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not,
        Honour thy father and mother.
010:020 And he answered and said unto him, Master, all these have I
        observed from my youth.
010:021 Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One
        thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and
        give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and
        come, take up the cross, and follow me.
010:022 And he was sad at that saying, and went away grieved: for he
        had great possessions.
010:023 And Jesus looked round about, and saith unto his disciples,
        How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom
        of God!
010:024 And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus
        answereth again, and saith unto them, Children, how hard is it
        for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of
010:025 It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle,
        than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
010:026 And they were astonished out of measure, saying among
        themselves, Who then can be saved?
010:027 And Jesus looking upon them saith, With men it is impossible,
        but not with God: for with God all things are possible.
010:028 Then Peter began to say unto him, Lo, we have left all, and
        have followed thee.
010:029 And Jesus answered and said, Verily I say unto you, There is
        no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or
        father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my
        sake, and the gospel's,
010:030 But he shall receive an hundredfold now in this time, houses,
        and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and
        lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal
010:031 But many that are first shall be last; and the last first.
010:032 And they were in the way going up to Jerusalem; and Jesus went
        before them: and they were amazed; and as they followed, they
        were afraid. And he took again the twelve, and began to tell
        them what things should happen unto him,
010:033 Saying, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem; and the Son of man
        shall be delivered unto the chief priests, and unto the
        scribes; and they shall condemn him to death, and shall
        deliver him to the Gentiles:
010:034 And they shall mock him, and shall scourge him, and shall spit
        upon him, and shall kill him: and the third day he shall rise
010:035 And James and John, the sons of Zebedee, come unto him,
        saying, Master, we would that thou shouldest do for us
        whatsoever we shall desire.
010:036 And he said unto them, What would ye that I should do for you?
010:037 They said unto him, Grant unto us that we may sit, one on thy
        right hand, and the other on thy left hand, in thy glory.
010:038 But Jesus said unto them, Ye know not what ye ask: can ye
        drink of the cup that I drink of? and be baptized with the
        baptism that I am baptized with?
010:039 And they said unto him, We can. And Jesus said unto them, Ye
        shall indeed drink of the cup that I drink of; and with the
        baptism that I am baptized withal shall ye be baptized:
010:040 But to sit on my right hand and on my left hand is not mine to
        give; but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared.
010:041 And when the ten heard it, they began to be much displeased
        with James and John.
010:042 But Jesus called them to him, and saith unto them, Ye know
        that they which are accounted to rule over the Gentiles
        exercise lordship over them; and their great ones exercise
        authority upon them.
010:043 But so shall it not be among you: but whosoever will be great
        among you, shall be your minister:
010:044 And whosoever of you will be the chiefest, shall be servant of
010:045 For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to
        minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.
010:046 And they came to Jericho: and as he went out of Jericho with
        his disciples and a great number of people, blind Bartimaeus,
        the son of Timaeus, sat by the highway side begging.
010:047 And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to
        cry out, and say, Jesus, thou son of David, have mercy on me.
010:048 And many charged him that he should hold his peace: but he
        cried the more a great deal, Thou son of David, have mercy on
010:049 And Jesus stood still, and commanded him to be called. And
        they call the blind man, saying unto him, Be of good comfort,
        rise; he calleth thee.
010:050 And he, casting away his garment, rose, and came to Jesus.
010:051 And Jesus answered and said unto him, What wilt thou that I
        should do unto thee? The blind man said unto him, Lord, that I
        might receive my sight.
010:052 And Jesus said unto him, Go thy way; thy faith hath made thee
        whole. And immediately he received his sight, and followed
        Jesus in the way.
011:001 And when they came nigh to Jerusalem, unto Bethphage and
        Bethany, at the mount of Olives, he sendeth forth two of his
011:002 And saith unto them, Go your way into the village over against
        you: and as soon as ye be entered into it, ye shall find a
        colt tied, whereon never man sat; loose him, and bring him.
011:003 And if any man say unto you, Why do ye this? say ye that the
        Lord hath need of him; and straightway he will send him
011:004 And they went their way, and found the colt tied by the door
        without in a place where two ways met; and they loose him.
011:005 And certain of them that stood there said unto them, What do
        ye, loosing the colt?
011:006 And they said unto them even as Jesus had commanded: and they
        let them go.
011:007 And they brought the colt to Jesus, and cast their garments on
        him; and he sat upon him.
011:008 And many spread their garments in the way: and others cut down
        branches off the trees, and strawed them in the way.
011:009 And they that went before, and they that followed, cried,
        saying, Hosanna; Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the
011:010 Blessed be the kingdom of our father David, that cometh in the
        name of the Lord: Hosanna in the highest.
011:011 And Jesus entered into Jerusalem, and into the temple: and
        when he had looked round about upon all things, and now the
        eventide was come, he went out unto Bethany with the twelve.
011:012 And on the morrow, when they were come from Bethany, he was
011:013 And seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves, he came, if
        haply he might find any thing thereon: and when he came to it,
        he found nothing but leaves; for the time of figs was not yet.
011:014 And Jesus answered and said unto it, No man eat fruit of thee
        hereafter for ever. And his disciples heard it.
011:015 And they come to Jerusalem: and Jesus went into the temple,
        and began to cast out them that sold and bought in the temple,
        and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats
        of them that sold doves;
011:016 And would not suffer that any man should carry any vessel
        through the temple.
011:017 And he taught, saying unto them, Is it not written, My house
        shall be called of all nations the house of prayer? but ye
        have made it a den of thieves.
011:018 And the scribes and chief priests heard it, and sought how
        they might destroy him: for they feared him, because all the
        people was astonished at his doctrine.
011:019 And when even was come, he went out of the city.
011:020 And in the morning, as they passed by, they saw the fig tree
        dried up from the roots.
011:021 And Peter calling to remembrance saith unto him, Master,
        behold, the fig tree which thou cursedst is withered away.
011:022 And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God.
011:023 For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this
        mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and
        shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those
        things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have
        whatsoever he saith.
011:024 Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when
        ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.
011:025 And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against
        any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you
        your trespasses.
011:026 But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in
        heaven forgive your trespasses.
011:027 And they come again to Jerusalem: and as he was walking in the
        temple, there come to him the chief priests, and the scribes,
        and the elders,
011:028 And say unto him, By what authority doest thou these things?
        and who gave thee this authority to do these things?
011:029 And Jesus answered and said unto them, I will also ask of you
        one question, and answer me, and I will tell you by what
        authority I do these things.
011:030 The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or of men? answer me.
011:031 And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say,
        From heaven; he will say, Why then did ye not believe him?
011:032 But if we shall say, Of men; they feared the people: for all
        men counted John, that he was a prophet indeed.
011:033 And they answered and said unto Jesus, We cannot tell. And
        Jesus answering saith unto them, Neither do I tell you by what
        authority I do these things.
012:001 And he began to speak unto them by parables. A certain man
        planted a vineyard, and set an hedge about it, and digged a
        place for the winefat, and built a tower, and let it out to
        husbandmen, and went into a far country.
012:002 And at the season he sent to the husbandmen a servant, that he
        might receive from the husbandmen of the fruit of the
012:003 And they caught him, and beat him, and sent him away empty.
012:004 And again he sent unto them another servant; and at him they
        cast stones, and wounded him in the head, and sent him away
        shamefully handled.
012:005 And again he sent another; and him they killed, and many
        others; beating some, and killing some.
012:006 Having yet therefore one son, his wellbeloved, he sent him
        also last unto them, saying, They will reverence my son.
012:007 But those husbandmen said among themselves, This is the heir;
        come, let us kill him, and the inheritance shall be our's.
012:008 And they took him, and killed him, and cast him out of the
012:009 What shall therefore the lord of the vineyard do? he will come
        and destroy the husbandmen, and will give the vineyard unto
012:010 And have ye not read this scripture; The stone which the
        builders rejected is become the head of the corner:
012:011 This was the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?
012:012 And they sought to lay hold on him, but feared the people: for
        they knew that he had spoken the parable against them: and
        they left him, and went their way.
012:013 And they send unto him certain of the Pharisees and of the
        Herodians, to catch him in his words.
012:014 And when they were come, they say unto him, Master, we know
        that thou art true, and carest for no man: for thou regardest
        not the person of men, but teachest the way of God in truth:
        Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or not?
012:015 Shall we give, or shall we not give? But he, knowing their
        hypocrisy, said unto them, Why tempt ye me? bring me a penny,
        that I may see it.
012:016 And they brought it. And he saith unto them, Whose is this
        image and superscription? And they said unto him, Caesar's.
012:017 And Jesus answering said unto them, Render to Caesar the
        things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are
        God's. And they marvelled at him.
012:018 Then come unto him the Sadducees, which say there is no
        resurrection; and they asked him, saying,
012:019 Master, Moses wrote unto us, If a man's brother die, and leave
        his wife behind him, and leave no children, that his brother
        should take his wife, and raise up seed unto his brother.
012:020 Now there were seven brethren: and the first took a wife, and
        dying left no seed.
012:021 And the second took her, and died, neither left he any seed:
        and the third likewise.
012:022 And the seven had her, and left no seed: last of all the woman
        died also.
012:023 In the resurrection therefore, when they shall rise, whose
        wife shall she be of them? for the seven had her to wife.
012:024 And Jesus answering said unto them, Do ye not therefore err,
        because ye know not the scriptures, neither the power of God?
012:025 For when they shall rise from the dead, they neither marry,
        nor are given in marriage; but are as the angels which are in
012:026 And as touching the dead, that they rise: have ye not read in
        the book of Moses, how in the bush God spake unto him, saying,
        I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of
012:027 He is not the God of the dead, but the God of the living: ye
        therefore do greatly err.
012:028 And one of the scribes came, and having heard them reasoning
        together, and perceiving that he had answered them well, asked
        him, Which is the first commandment of all?
012:029 And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is,
        Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord:
012:030 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and
        with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy
        strength: this is the first commandment.
012:031 And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy
        neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater
        than these.
012:032 And the scribe said unto him, Well, Master, thou hast said the
        truth: for there is one God; and there is none other but he:
012:033 And to love him with all the heart, and with all the
        understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the
        strength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more than
        all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.
012:034 And when Jesus saw that he answered discreetly, he said unto
        him, Thou art not far from the kingdom of God. And no man
        after that durst ask him any question.
012:035 And Jesus answered and said, while he taught in the temple,
        How say the scribes that Christ is the son of David?
012:036 For David himself said by the Holy Ghost, The LORD said to my
        Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, till I make thine enemies thy
012:037 David therefore himself calleth him Lord; and whence is he
        then his son? And the common people heard him gladly.
012:038 And he said unto them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes,
        which love to go in long clothing, and love salutations in the
012:039 And the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost rooms
        at feasts:
012:040 Which devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long
        prayers: these shall receive greater damnation.
012:041 And Jesus sat over against the treasury, and beheld how the
        people cast money into the treasury: and many that were rich
        cast in much.
012:042 And there came a certain poor widow, and she threw in two
        mites, which make a farthing.
012:043 And he called unto him his disciples, and saith unto them,
        Verily I say unto you, That this poor widow hath cast more in,
        than all they which have cast into the treasury:
012:044 For all they did cast in of their abundance; but she of her
        want did cast in all that she had, even all her living.
013:001 And as he went out of the temple, one of his disciples saith
        unto him, Master, see what manner of stones and what buildings
        are here!
013:002 And Jesus answering said unto him, Seest thou these great
        buildings? there shall not be left one stone upon another,
        that shall not be thrown down.
013:003 And as he sat upon the mount of Olives over against the
        temple, Peter and James and John and Andrew asked him
013:004 Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the
        sign when all these things shall be fulfilled?
013:005 And Jesus answering them began to say, Take heed lest any man
        deceive you:
013:006 For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall
        deceive many.
013:007 And when ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars, be ye not
        troubled: for such things must needs be; but the end shall not
        be yet.
013:008 For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against
        kingdom: and there shall be earthquakes in divers places, and
        there shall be famines and troubles: these are the beginnings
        of sorrows.
013:009 But take heed to yourselves: for they shall deliver you up to
        councils; and in the synagogues ye shall be beaten: and ye
        shall be brought before rulers and kings for my sake, for a
        testimony against them.
013:010 And the gospel must first be published among all nations.
013:011 But when they shall lead you, and deliver you up, take no
        thought beforehand what ye shall speak, neither do ye
        premeditate: but whatsoever shall be given you in that hour,
        that speak ye: for it is not ye that speak, but the Holy
013:012 Now the brother shall betray the brother to death, and the
        father the son; and children shall rise up against their
        parents, and shall cause them to be put to death.
013:013 And ye shall be hated of all men for my name's sake: but he
        that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.
013:014 But when ye shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of
        by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not, (let him
        that readeth understand,) then let them that be in Judaea flee
        to the mountains:
013:015 And let him that is on the housetop not go down into the
        house, neither enter therein, to take any thing out of his
013:016 And let him that is in the field not turn back again for to
        take up his garment.
013:017 But woe to them that are with child, and to them that give
        suck in those days!
013:018 And pray ye that your flight be not in the winter.
013:019 For in those days shall be affliction, such as was not from
        the beginning of the creation which God created unto this
        time, neither shall be.
013:020 And except that the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh
        should be saved: but for the elect's sake, whom he hath
        chosen, he hath shortened the days.
013:021 And then if any man shall say to you, Lo, here is Christ; or,
        lo, he is there; believe him not:
013:022 For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall
        shew signs and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even
        the elect.
013:023 But take ye heed: behold, I have foretold you all things.
013:024 But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun shall be
        darkened, and the moon shall not give her light,
013:025 And the stars of heaven shall fall, and the powers that are in
        heaven shall be shaken.
013:026 And then shall they see the Son of man coming in the clouds
        with great power and glory.
013:027 And then shall he send his angels, and shall gather together
        his elect from the four winds, from the uttermost part of the
        earth to the uttermost part of heaven.
013:028 Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When her branch is yet
        tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is near:
013:029 So ye in like manner, when ye shall see these things come to
        pass, know that it is nigh, even at the doors.
013:030 Verily I say unto you, that this generation shall not pass,
        till all these things be done.
013:031 Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass
013:032 But of that day and that hour knoweth no man, no, not the
        angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father.
013:033 Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time
013:034 For the Son of Man is as a man taking a far journey, who left
        his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every
        man his work, and commanded the porter to watch.
013:035 Watch ye therefore: for ye know not when the master of the
        house cometh, at even, or at midnight, or at the cockcrowing,
        or in the morning:
013:036 Lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping.
013:037 And what I say unto you I say unto all, Watch.
014:001 After two days was the feast of the passover, and of
        unleavened bread: and the chief priests and the scribes sought
        how they might take him by craft, and put him to death.
014:002 But they said, Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar
        of the people.
014:003 And being in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he
        sat at meat, there came a woman having an alabaster box of
        ointment of spikenard very precious; and she brake the box,
        and poured it on his head.
014:004 And there were some that had indignation within themselves,
        and said, Why was this waste of the ointment made?
014:005 For it might have been sold for more than three hundred pence,
        and have been given to the poor. And they murmured against
014:006 And Jesus said, Let her alone; why trouble ye her? she hath
        wrought a good work on me.
014:007 For ye have the poor with you always, and whensoever ye will
        ye may do them good: but me ye have not always.
014:008 She hath done what she could: she is come aforehand to anoint
        my body to the burying.
014:009 Verily I say unto you, Wheresoever this gospel shall be
        preached throughout the whole world, this also that she hath
        done shall be spoken of for a memorial of her.
014:010 And Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve, went unto the chief
        priests, to betray him unto them.
014:011 And when they heard it, they were glad, and promised to give
        him money. And he sought how he might conveniently betray him.
014:012 And the first day of unleavened bread, when they killed the
        passover, his disciples said unto him, Where wilt thou that we
        go and prepare that thou mayest eat the passover?
014:013 And he sendeth forth two of his disciples, and saith unto
        them, Go ye into the city, and there shall meet you a man
        bearing a pitcher of water: follow him.
014:014 And wheresoever he shall go in, say ye to the goodman of the
        house, The Master saith, Where is the guestchamber, where I
        shall eat the passover with my disciples?
014:015 And he will shew you a large upper room furnished and
        prepared: there make ready for us.
014:016 And his disciples went forth, and came into the city, and
        found as he had said unto them: and they made ready the
014:017 And in the evening he cometh with the twelve.
014:018 And as they sat and did eat, Jesus said, Verily I say unto
        you, One of you which eateth with me shall betray me.
014:019 And they began to be sorrowful, and to say unto him one by
        one, Is it I? and another said, Is it I?
014:020 And he answered and said unto them, It is one of the twelve,
        that dippeth with me in the dish.
014:021 The Son of man indeed goeth, as it is written of him: but woe
        to that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! good were it
        for that man if he had never been born.
014:022 And as they did eat, Jesus took bread, and blessed, and brake
        it, and gave to them, and said, Take, eat: this is my body.
014:023 And he took the cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it
        to them: and they all drank of it.
014:024 And he said unto them, This is my blood of the new testament,
        which is shed for many.
014:025 Verily I say unto you, I will drink no more of the fruit of
        the vine, until that day that I drink it new in the kingdom of
014:026 And when they had sung an hymn, they went out into the mount
        of Olives.
014:027 And Jesus saith unto them, All ye shall be offended because of
        me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd,
        and the sheep shall be scattered.
014:028 But after that I am risen, I will go before you into Galilee.
014:029 But Peter said unto him, Although all shall be offended, yet
        will not I.
014:030 And Jesus saith unto him, Verily I say unto thee, That this
        day, even in this night, before the cock crow twice, thou
        shalt deny me thrice.
014:031 But he spake the more vehemently, If I should die with thee, I
        will not deny thee in any wise. Likewise also said they all.
014:032 And they came to a place which was named Gethsemane: and he
        saith to his disciples, Sit ye here, while I shall pray.
014:033 And he taketh with him Peter and James and John, and began to
        be sore amazed, and to be very heavy;
014:034 And saith unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful unto
        death: tarry ye here, and watch.
014:035 And he went forward a little, and fell on the ground, and
        prayed that, if it were possible, the hour might pass from
014:036 And he said, Abba, Father, all things are possible unto thee;
        take away this cup from me: nevertheless not what I will, but
        what thou wilt.
014:037 And he cometh, and findeth them sleeping, and saith unto
        Peter, Simon, sleepest thou? couldest not thou watch one hour?
014:038 Watch ye and pray, lest ye enter into temptation. The spirit
        truly is ready, but the flesh is weak.
014:039 And again he went away, and prayed, and spake the same words.
014:040 And when he returned, he found them asleep again, (for their
        eyes were heavy,) neither wist they what to answer him.
014:041 And he cometh the third time, and saith unto them, Sleep on
        now, and take your rest: it is enough, the hour is come;
        behold, the Son of man is betrayed into the hands of sinners.
014:042 Rise up, let us go; lo, he that betrayeth me is at hand.
014:043 And immediately, while he yet spake, cometh Judas, one of the
        twelve, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves,
        from the chief priests and the scribes and the elders.
014:044 And he that betrayed him had given them a token, saying,
        Whomsoever I shall kiss, that same is he; take him, and lead
        him away safely.
014:045 And as soon as he was come, he goeth straightway to him, and
        saith, Master, master; and kissed him.
014:046 And they laid their hands on him, and took him.
014:047 And one of them that stood by drew a sword, and smote a
        servant of the high priest, and cut off his ear.
014:048 And Jesus answered and said unto them, Are ye come out, as
        against a thief, with swords and with staves to take me?
014:049 I was daily with you in the temple teaching, and ye took me
        not: but the scriptures must be fulfilled.
014:050 And they all forsook him, and fled.
014:051 And there followed him a certain young man, having a linen
        cloth cast about his naked body; and the young men laid hold
        on him:
014:052 And he left the linen cloth, and fled from them naked.
014:053 And they led Jesus away to the high priest: and with him were
        assembled all the chief priests and the elders and the
014:054 And Peter followed him afar off, even into the palace of the
        high priest: and he sat with the servants, and warmed himself
        at the fire.
014:055 And the chief priests and all the council sought for witness
        against Jesus to put him to death; and found none.
014:056 For many bare false witness against him, but their witness
        agreed not together.
014:057 And there arose certain, and bare false witness against him,
014:058 We heard him say, I will destroy this temple that is made with
        hands, and within three days I will build another made without
014:059 But neither so did their witness agree together.
014:060 And the high priest stood up in the midst, and asked Jesus,
        saying, Answerest thou nothing? what is it which these witness
        against thee?
014:061 But he held his peace, and answered nothing. Again the high
        priest asked him, and said unto him, Art thou the Christ, the
        Son of the Blessed?
014:062 And Jesus said, I am: and ye shall see the Son of man sitting
        on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of
014:063 Then the high priest rent his clothes, and saith, What need we
        any further witnesses?
014:064 Ye have heard the blasphemy: what think ye? And they all
        condemned him to be guilty of death.
014:065 And some began to spit on him, and to cover his face, and to
        buffet him, and to say unto him, Prophesy: and the servants
        did strike him with the palms of their hands.
014:066 And as Peter was beneath in the palace, there cometh one of
        the maids of the high priest:
014:067 And when she saw Peter warming himself, she looked upon him,
        and said, And thou also wast with Jesus of Nazareth.
014:068 But he denied, saying, I know not, neither understand I what
        thou sayest. And he went out into the porch; and the cock
014:069 And a maid saw him again, and began to say to them that stood
        by, This is one of them.
014:070 And he denied it again. And a little after, they that stood by
        said again to Peter, Surely thou art one of them: for thou art
        a Galilaean, and thy speech agreeth thereto.
014:071 But he began to curse and to swear, saying, I know not this
        man of whom ye speak.
014:072 And the second time the cock crew. And Peter called to mind
        the word that Jesus said unto him, Before the cock crow twice,
        thou shalt deny me thrice. And when he thought thereon, he
015:001 And straightway in the morning the chief priests held a
        consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole
        council, and bound Jesus, and carried him away, and delivered
        him to Pilate.
015:002 And Pilate asked him, Art thou the King of the Jews? And he
        answering said unto them, Thou sayest it.
015:003 And the chief priests accused him of many things: but he
        answered nothing.
015:004 And Pilate asked him again, saying, Answerest thou nothing?
        behold how many things they witness against thee.
015:005 But Jesus yet answered nothing; so that Pilate marvelled.
015:006 Now at that feast he released unto them one prisoner,
        whomsoever they desired.
015:007 And there was one named Barabbas, which lay bound with them
        that had made insurrection with him, who had committed murder
        in the insurrection.
015:008 And the multitude crying aloud began to desire him to do as he
        had ever done unto them.
015:009 But Pilate answered them, saying, Will ye that I release unto
        you the King of the Jews?
015:010 For he knew that the chief priests had delivered him for envy.
015:011 But the chief priests moved the people, that he should rather
        release Barabbas unto them.
015:012 And Pilate answered and said again unto them, What will ye
        then that I shall do unto him whom ye call the King of the
015:013 And they cried out again, Crucify him.
015:014 Then Pilate said unto them, Why, what evil hath he done? And
        they cried out the more exceedingly, Crucify him.
015:015 And so Pilate, willing to content the people, released
        Barabbas unto them, and delivered Jesus, when he had scourged
        him, to be crucified.
015:016 And the soldiers led him away into the hall, called
        Praetorium; and they call together the whole band.
015:017 And they clothed him with purple, and platted a crown of
        thorns, and put it about his head,
015:018 And began to salute him, Hail, King of the Jews!
015:019 And they smote him on the head with a reed, and did spit upon
        him, and bowing their knees worshipped him.
015:020 And when they had mocked him, they took off the purple from
        him, and put his own clothes on him, and led him out to
        crucify him.
015:021 And they compel one Simon a Cyrenian, who passed by, coming
        out of the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to bear
        his cross.
015:022 And they bring him unto the place Golgotha, which is, being
        interpreted, The place of a skull.
015:023 And they gave him to drink wine mingled with myrrh: but he
        received it not.
015:024 And when they had crucified him, they parted his garments,
        casting lots upon them, what every man should take.
015:025 And it was the third hour, and they crucified him.
015:026 And the superscription of his accusation was written over, THE
015:027 And with him they crucify two thieves; the one on his right
        hand, and the other on his left.
015:028 And the scripture was fulfilled, which saith, And he was
        numbered with the transgressors.
015:029 And they that passed by railed on him, wagging their heads,
        and saying, Ah, thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest
        it in three days,
015:030 Save thyself, and come down from the cross.
015:031 Likewise also the chief priests mocking said among themselves
        with the scribes, He saved others; himself he cannot save.
015:032 Let Christ the King of Israel descend now from the cross, that
        we may see and believe. And they that were crucified with him
        reviled him.
015:033 And when the sixth hour was come, there was darkness over the
        whole land until the ninth hour.
015:034 And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying,
        Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? which is, being interpreted, My
        God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?
015:035 And some of them that stood by, when they heard it, said,
        Behold, he calleth Elias.
015:036 And one ran and filled a spunge full of vinegar, and put it on
        a reed, and gave him to drink, saying, Let alone; let us see
        whether Elias will come to take him down.
015:037 And Jesus cried with a loud voice, and gave up the ghost.
015:038 And the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to
        the bottom.
015:039 And when the centurion, which stood over against him, saw that
        he so cried out, and gave up the ghost, he said, Truly this
        man was the Son of God.
015:040 There were also women looking on afar off: among whom was Mary
        Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses,
        and Salome;
015:041 (Who also, when he was in Galilee, followed him, and
        ministered unto him;) and many other women which came up with
        him unto Jerusalem.
015:042 And now when the even was come, because it was the
        preparation, that is, the day before the sabbath,
015:043 Joseph of Arimathaea, an honourable counsellor, which also
        waited for the kingdom of God, came, and went in boldly unto
        Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.
015:044 And Pilate marvelled if he were already dead: and calling unto
        him the centurion, he asked him whether he had been any while
015:045 And when he knew it of the centurion, he gave the body to
015:046 And he bought fine linen, and took him down, and wrapped him
        in the linen, and laid him in a sepulchre which was hewn out
        of a rock, and rolled a stone unto the door of the sepulchre.
015:047 And Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of Joses beheld where
        he was laid.
016:001 And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the
        mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that
        they might come and anoint him.
016:002 And very early in the morning the first day of the week, they
        came unto the sepulchre at the rising of the sun.
016:003 And they said among themselves, Who shall roll us away the
        stone from the door of the sepulchre?
016:004 And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away:
        for it was very great.
016:005 And entering into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting
        on the right side, clothed in a long white garment; and they
        were affrighted.
016:006 And he saith unto them, Be not affrighted: Ye seek Jesus of
        Nazareth, which was crucified: he is risen; he is not here:
        behold the place where they laid him.
016:007 But go your way, tell his disciples and Peter that he goeth
        before you into Galilee: there shall ye see him, as he said
        unto you.
016:008 And they went out quickly, and fled from the sepulchre; for
        they trembled and were amazed: neither said they any thing to
        any man; for they were afraid.
016:009 Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he
        appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast
        seven devils.
016:010 And she went and told them that had been with him, as they
        mourned and wept.
016:011 And they, when they had heard that he was alive, and had been
        seen of her, believed not.
016:012 After that he appeared in another form unto two of them, as
        they walked, and went into the country.
016:013 And they went and told it unto the residue: neither believed
        they them.
016:014 Afterward he appeared unto the eleven as they sat at meat, and
        upbraided them with their unbelief and hardness of heart,
        because they believed not them which had seen him after he was
016:015 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach
        the gospel to every creature.
016:016 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that
        believeth not shall be damned.
016:017 And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name
        shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;
016:018 They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly
        thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the
        sick, and they shall recover.
016:019 So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received
        up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.
016:020 And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord
        working with them, and confirming the word with signs
        following. Amen.



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