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the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, 20 thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: 21 all these evil things go out from within ; and they defile the man. 22 And he arose, and went from thence into the borders of Tyre and of Sidon; and entering into a house, he wished that no one should know it; but he could not be concealed: 23 for a woman, who had heard of him, whose young daughter had an unclean spirit, immediately came and fell at his feet : 24 the woman was a Greek, a Syrophenician by nation; and she besought him, that he would cast out the devil from her daughter: 25 but Jesus said to her, Let the children first be satisfied; for it is not right to take the children's bread, and cast it to the dogs: 26 and she answered and said to him, Yea, Lord : yet, the dogs under the table eat of the children's crumbs: 27 and he said to her, For this saying go thy way; the devil is gone out of thy daughter: 28 and when she came to

her house, she found her

daughter laid on the bed, and that the devil was gone out. 29 And departing out of the borders of Tyre, he came again, by Sidon, to the sea of Galilee; through the midst of the borders of Decapolis, or, the Ten Cities: 30 and they bring to him one that was deaf, and had an impediment in his speech; and they beseech him to put his hand upon him : 31 and he took him aside from the multitude, and put his fingers into his ears; and he spat, and touched his tongue: 32 and looking up to heaven, he sighed, and saith to him, Ephphatha, that is, Be opened: 33 and his ears were opened, and the string of his tongue was loosed, and he spake plain: 34 and he charged them, that they should tell no one; but the more he charged them, so much the more they published it; 35 and were beyond measure astonished, saying; He hath done all things well: he both maketh the deaf to hear, and the dumb to speak.

CHAPTER IX.

IN those days, when there was again a great multitude, and they had nothing to eat, he called his disciples to him, and saith to them :

2 I have compassion on the multitude, because they have now been with me three days, and have not any thing to eat : 3 and if I send them away fasting to their own homes, they will faint by the way: for some of them are come from afar. 4 And his disciples answered him, From whence can any one satisfy these with bread, here in the wilderness? 5 and he asked them, How many loaves have ye? and they said, Seven : 6 and he commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground; and taking the seven loaves, and giving thanks, he brake them, and gave them to his disciples to set before them; and they set them before the multitude. 7 And they had a few small fishes; and he blessed them, and bid them to set these also before them : 8 and they eat, and were satisfied: and they took up of the remainder of the broken pieces, seven baskets: 9 and they were about four thousand : and he sent them away. 10 And he straightway entered into the ship, with his disciples, and came into the parts of Dalmanutha, or Magadan :

11 and the Pharisees went forth, and began together to question him ; seeking from him a sign from heaven, to try him : 12 and he sighed deeply in his spirit, and saith, Why seeketh this generation a sign : verily I tell you, No sign will be given to this generation. 13 And he left them ; and entering again into the ship, he departed to the other side. 14 And the disciples had forgotten to take bread, and they had only one loaf in the ship: 15 and he charged them, saying, See, and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, and of the leaven of Herod: 16 and they reasoned among themselves, That it was because they had no bread: 17 and he knowing it, saith to them, Why reason ye, that it is because ye have no bread? do ye not yet perceive, nor understand 2 have ye your heart hardened 2 18 though ye have eyes, do ye not see? and though ye have ears, do ye not hear? and do ye not remember? 19 when I brake the five loaves for the five thousand, how many baskets full of broken pieces took ye up 2 they say to him, Twelve : 20 and when the seven for the four thousand, how many baskets full of broken pieces took ye up? they say to him, Seven : 21 and he said to them, How is it that ye understand not? 22 And he goeth to Bethsaida; and they bring to him a blind man, and beseech him to touch him : 23 and taking the blind man by the hand, he 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 any thing 24 and he looked up, and said, I see the men as I see the trees, but walking : 25 then he put his hands again on his eyes; and he looked about, and was restored, and saw all things clearly : 26 and he sent him away to his house, saying, Go not into the town.

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his disciples, into the villages of Cesarea Philippi: 28 and he asked his disciples, in the way, saying to them, Whom do men say that I am? 29 and they told him, saying, John the Baptist: but some say, Elijah; and others, That thou art one of the prophets: 30 and he asked them, But Ye, whom say ye that I am? And Peter answereth and saith to him, Thou art the Christ : 31 and he charged them, that they should tell no one of him. 32 And he began to teach

them, that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders, and the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed ; and after three days rise again : 33 and he spake this word confidently: and Peter, taking him up, began to rebuke him; 34 but, turning and looking on his disciples, he rebuked Peter, saying, Get thee behind me, Satan : for thou regardest not the things of God, but those of men. 35 And calling the multitude to him, with his disciples, he said to them, If any one will come after me, let him renounce himself, and take up his cross, and follow me: 36 for, whoever wisheth to save his life will lose it; but whoever loseth his life for my sake, and that of the gospel, will save it: 37 for, what will it profit a man to gain the whole world, and suffer the loss of his soul? Or, what shall a man give as a ransom for his soul? 38 for, whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him will the Son of man also be ashamed, when he cometh in the glory of his Father, with the holy angels. 39 And he said to them, verily I tell you, That there are some of these that stand here, who will not taste of death, till they see the kingdom of God come with power.

CHAPTER X.

ND, after six days, Jesus taketh with him Peter, and James, and John, and bringeth them up apart to a high mountain: and he was transfigured before them: 2 and his garments became shining, exceeding white, so as no fuller on earth can whiten them : 3 and Elijah with Moses appeared to them : and they talked with Jesus: 4 and Peter answered and said to Jesus, Master, it is well for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elijah : 5 for he knew not what to say; for they were terrified: 6 and a cloud overshadowed them; and a voice came out of the cloud, saying, “This is my “beloved Son: hear him " 7 and suddenly looking round, they no longer saw any one with them, but Jesus only. 8 And as they came down from the mountain, he charged them that they should tell no one the things they had seen, until the Son of man should be risen from the dead :

9 and they kept the matter to themselves; questioning together, what was that rising from the dead? 10 And they asked him, saying, Why say the scribes that Elijah must first come 2 11 and he said to them, Elijah indeed cometh first, to restore all things; and (as it is written of the Son of man) to suffer many things, and to be set at naught: 12 but I tell you, That both Elijah hath come, and that they have done to him whatsoever they would, as it is written of him. 13 And when he came to the other disciples, he saw a great multitude around them, and the scribes questioning them : 14 and as soon as the multitude saw him, they were greatly amazed, and ran to him and saluted him: 15 and he asked them, Of what are ye questioning them? 16 and one of the multitude answered him, Master, I have brought to thee my son, who hath a dumb spirit; 17 and whenever it seizeth him, it throweth him down : and he foameth, and gnasheth with his teeth, and pineth away; and I spake to thy disciples that they should cast it out; but they were not able :

18 and he answereth them,

and saith; O unbelieving generation, how long shall I be with you ! how long shall I endure you! bring him to me. 19 And they brought him to him: and, as soon as the spirit saw him, it convulsed him, and he fell on the ground and rolled foaming : 20 and he asked his father, How long is it that this hath been on him 2 and he said, From a child : 21 and it hath often cast him into the fire, and into waters, to destroy him; but if thou canst do any thing, have compassion on us, and help us. 22 Jesus said to him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth : 23 and the father of the child straightway cried out, and said, I believe; help thou my unbelief! 24 and Jesus, seeing that the multitude ran together, rebuked the unclean spirit; saying to it, Thou dumb and deaf spirit, I charge thee, come out of him, and enter no more into him : 25 and it cried out, and convulsed him violently, and came out of him : and he became as one dead; so that many said, He is dead : 26 but Jesus took him by the hand, and raised him; and he stood up.

27 And when he was come into the house, his disciples asked him privately, Why were we not able to cast it out? 28 and he said to them, This kind can go out by nothing but by prayer. 29 And departing from thence, they went through Galilee; and he would not that any one should know it: 30 for he had taught his disciples, and said to them, The Son of man is delivered into the hands of men, and they will kill him; and after he is killed, he will rise on the third day: 31 but they understood not what was said; and they were afraid to ask him. 32 And he came to Capernaum : and when he was in the house, he asked them, Of what disputed ye in the way? 33 but they were silent; for they had disputed by the way among themselves, which of them was greatest. 34 And he sat down, and called the twelve, and saith to them, If any one desireth to be first, he shall be last of all, and servant of all : 35 and he took a child, and set it before them; and taking it in his arms, he said to them : 36 Whoever receiveth one of such children in my name, receiveth me : and whoever receiveth me, receiveth not

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