The Enfolded Gospel of Mark

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Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5 | Chapter 6 | Chapter 7 | Chapter 8 | Chapter 9 | Chapter 10 | Chapter 11 | Chapter 12 | Chapter 13 | Chapter 14 | Chapter 15 | Chapter 16

Chapter 1

1.1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. God;

1.2 As it is written in Isaias the prophet: Behold prophets, Behold, I send my angel messenger before thy face, who which shall prepare the thy way before thee.

1.3 A The voice of one crying in the desert: wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight his paths. paths straight.

1.4 John was did baptize in the desert baptizing, wilderness, and preaching preach the baptism of penance, unto repentance for the remission of sins.

1.5 And there went out to unto him all the country land of Judea, Judaea, and all they of Jerusalem, and were all baptized by of him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins.

1.6 And John was clothed with camel's hair, and with a leathern girdle of a skin about his loins; and he ate did eat locusts and wild honey. honey;

1.7 And he preached, saying: saying, There cometh after me one mightier than I, I after me, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop down and loose. unloose.

1.8 I indeed have baptized you with water; water: but he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost.

1.9 And it came to pass, pass in those days, that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized by of John in the Jordan.

1.10 And forthwith straightway coming up out of he the water, he saw the heavens opened, and the Spirit as like a dove descending, and remaining on him. descending upon him:

1.11 And there came a voice from heaven: heaven, saying, Thou art my beloved Son; Son, in thee whom I am well pleased.

1.12 And immediately the Spirit drove spirit driveth him out into the desert. wilderness.

1.13 And he was there in the desert forty days and wilderness forty nights, and was days, tempted by of Satan; and he was with beasts, the wild beasts; and the angels ministered to unto him.

1.14 And Now after that John was delivered up, put in prison, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God,

1.15 And saying: saying, The time is accomplished, fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent, repent ye, and believe the gospel.

1.16 And passing Now as he walked by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew his brother, brother casting nets a net into the sea (for sea: for they were fishermen). fishers.

1.17 And Jesus said to them: unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men.

1.18 And immediately leaving straightway they forsook their nets, they and followed him.

1.19 And going on from thence when he had gone a little farther, farther thence, he saw James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, who also were mending their nets in the ship: ship mending their nets.

1.20 And forthwith straightway he called them. And leaving them: and they left their father Zebedee in the ship with his the hired men, they followed servants, and went after him.

1.21 And they entered went into Capharnaum, Capernaum; and forthwith upon straightway on the sabbath days going day he entered into the synagogue, he taught them. and taught.

1.22 And they were astonished at his doctrine. For doctrine: for he was teaching taught them as one having power, that had authority, and not as the scribes.

1.23 And there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit; and he cried out,

1.24 Saying: What 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.

1.25 And Jesus threatened rebuked him, saying: Speak no more, saying, Hold thy peace, and go come out of the man. him.

1.26 And when the unclean spirit tearing had torn him, and crying out cried with a loud voice, went he came out of him.

1.27 And they were all amazed, insomuch that they questioned among themselves, saying: saying, What thing is this? what is this new doctrine? doctrine is this? for with power he authority commandeth he even the unclean spirits, and they do obey him.

1.28 And the immediately his fame of him was spread forthwith into abroad throughout all the country of region round about Galilee.

1.29 And immediately going forthwith, when they were come out of the synagogue synagogue, they came entered into the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John.

1.30 And But Simon's wife's mother lay in a fit sick of a fever: fever, and forthwith anon they tell him of her.

1.31 And coming to her, he lifted her up, taking came and took her by the hand; hand, and lifted her up; and immediately the fever left her, and she ministered unto them.

1.32 And at even, when it was evening, after sunset, the sun did set, they brought to unto him all that were ill diseased, and them that were possessed with devils.

1.33 And all the city was gathered together at the door.

1.34 And he healed many that were troubled with sick of divers diseases; diseases, and he cast out many devils, devils; and he suffered them not the devils to speak, because they knew him.

1.35 And in the morning, rising very early, going out, up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a desert place: solitary place, and there he prayed.

1.36 And Simon, Simon and they that were with him, him followed after him.

1.37 And when they had found him, they said to him: unto him, All men seek for thee.

1.38 And he saith to them: said unto them, Let us go into the neighbouring towns and cities, next towns, that I may preach there also; also: for to this purpose am therefore came I come. forth.

1.39 And he was preaching preached in their synagogues, and in synagogues throughout all Galilee, and casting cast out devils.

1.40 And there came a leper to him, beseeching him, and kneeling down said to him: him, and saying unto him, If thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.

1.41 And Jesus having compassion on him, stretched Jesus, moved with compassion, put forth his hand; hand, and touching touched him, and saith to him: unto him, I will. Be will; be thou made clean.

1.42 And when as soon as he had spoken, immediately the leprosy departed from him, and he was made clean. cleansed.

1.43 And he strictly straitly charged him, and forthwith sent him away. away;

1.44 And he saith to him: unto him, See thou tell no one; say nothing to any man: but go, go thy way, shew thyself to the high priest, and offer for thy cleansing the those things that which Moses commanded, for a testimony to unto them.

1.45 But he being gone went out, and began to publish it much, and to blaze abroad the word: so matter, insomuch that he Jesus could not no more openly go enter into the city, but was without in desert places: and they flocked came to him from all sides. every quarter.

Chapter 2

2.1 And again he entered into Capharnaum Capernaum after some days.

2.2 And days; and it was heard noised that he was in the house, and house.

2.2 And straightway many came were gathered together, so insomuch that there was no room; room to receive them, no, not even at so much as about the door; door: and he spoke to them preached the word. word unto them.

2.3 And they came to come unto him, bringing one sick of the palsy, who which was carried by borne of four.

2.4 And when they could not offer him come nigh unto him for the multitude, press, they uncovered the roof where he was; was: and opening it, when they had broken it up, they let down the bed wherein the man sick of the palsy lay.

2.5 And when When Jesus had seen saw their faith, he saith to said unto the sick of the palsy: palsy, Son, thy sins are be forgiven thee.

2.6 And But there were some was certain of the scribes sitting there, and thinking reasoning in their hearts: hearts,

2.7 Why doth this man thus speak thus? he blasphemeth. Who blasphemies? who can forgive sins, sins but God only?

2.8 Which And immediately when Jesus presently knowing perceived in his spirit, spirit that they so thought reasoned within themselves, saith to them: he said unto them, Why think you reason ye these things in your hearts?

2.9 Which Whether is easier, it easier to say to the sick of the palsy: palsy, Thy sins are be forgiven thee; or to say: say, Arise, and take up thy bed, and walk?

2.10 But that you ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (he saith to the sick of the palsy,)

2.11 I say to thee: unto thee, Arise, and take up thy bed, and go into thy way into thine house.

2.12 And immediately he arose; and taking arose, took up his the bed, and went his way in the sight of forth before them all; so insomuch that they were all wondered amazed, and glorified God, saying: saying, We never saw the like. it on this fashion.

2.13 And he went forth again to by the sea side; and all the multitude came to resorted unto him, and he taught them.

2.14 And when as he was passing passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alpheus Alphaeus sitting at the receipt of custom; custom, and he saith to him: said unto him, Follow me. And rising up, he arose and followed him.

2.15 And it came to pass, that that, as he Jesus sat at meat in his house, many publicans and sinners sat down also together with Jesus and his disciples. For they disciples: for there were many, who also and they followed him.

2.16 And when the scribes and the Pharisees, seeing that he ate Pharisees saw him eat with publicans and sinners, they said to unto his disiples: Why doth your master eat disciples, How is it that he eateth and drink drinketh with publicans and sinners?

2.17 When Jesus hearing this, heard it, he saith to them: unto them, They that are well whole have no need of a the physician, but they that are sick. For sick: I came not to call the just, righteous, but sinners. sinners to repentance.

2.18 And the disiples disciples of John and of the Pharisees used to fast; fast: and they come and say to him: unto him, Why do the disciples of John and of the Pharisees fast; fast, but thy disciples do not fast? fast not?

2.19 And Jesus saith to them: said unto them, Can the children of the marriage bridechamber fast, as long as while the bridegroom is with them? As as long as they have the bridegroom with them, they cannot fast.

2.20 But the days will come come, when the bridegroom shall be taken away from them; them, and then they shall they fast in those days.

2.21 No man also seweth a piece of raw new cloth to on an old garment: otherwise else the new piecing piece that filled it up taketh away from the old, and there the rent is made a greater rent. worse.

2.22 And no man putteth new wine into old bottles: otherwise else the new wine will doth burst the bottles, and both the wine will be is spilled, and the bottles will be lost. But marred: but new wine must be put into new bottles.

2.23 And it came to pass again, as the Lord walked pass, that he went through the corn fields on the sabbath, that sabbath day; and his disciples began to go forward, and began, as they went, to pluck the ears of corn.

2.24 And the Pharisees said to him: unto him, Behold, why do they on the sabbath day that which is not lawful?

2.25 And he said to them: unto them, Have you ye never read what David did did, when he had need, and was hungry himself, an hungred, he, and they that were with him?

2.26 How he went into the house of God, under God in the days of Abiathar the high priest, and did eat the loaves of proposition, shewbread, which was is not lawful to eat but for the priests, and gave also to them who which were with him?

2.27 And he said to them: unto them, The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the sabbath. sabbath:

2.28 Therefore the Son of man is Lord also of the sabbath also. sabbath.

Chapter 3

3.1 And he entered again into the synagogue, synagogue; and there was a man there who which had a withered hand.

3.2 And they watched him him, whether he would heal him on the sabbath days; day; that they might accuse him.

3.3 And he said to saith unto the man who which had the withered hand: hand, Stand up in the midst. forth.

3.4 And he saith to them: unto them, Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath days, or to do evil? to save life, or to destroy? kill? But they held their peace.

3.5 And looking when he had looked round about on them with anger, being grieved for the blindness hardness of their hearts, he saith to unto the man: man, Stretch forth thy thine hand. And he stretched it forth: out: and his hand was restored unto him. whole as the other.

3.6 And the Pharisees going out, immediately made a consultation went forth, and straightway took counsel with the Herodians against him, how they might destroy him.

3.7 But Jesus retired withdrew himself with his disciples to the sea; sea: and a great multitude followed him from Galilee followed him, and Judea, from Judaea,

3.8 And from Jerusalem, and from Idumea, Idumaea, and from beyond the Jordan. And Jordan; and they about Tyre and Sidon, a great multitude, hearing the when they had heard what great things which he did, came to unto him.

3.9 And he spoke spake to his disciples disciples, that a small ship should wait on him because of the multitude, lest they should throng him.

3.10 For he had healed many, so many; insomuch that they pressed upon him for to touch him, as many as had evils. plagues.

3.11 And the unclean spirits, when they saw him, fell down before him: him, and they cried, saying:

3.12 saying, Thou art the Son of God. God.

3.12 And he strictly straitly charged them that they should not make him known.

3.13 And going he goeth up into a mountain, he called and calleth unto him whom he would himself: would: and they came to unto him.

3.14 And he made ordained twelve, that twelve they should be with him, and that he might send them forth to preach. preach,

3.15 And he gave them to have power to heal sicknesses, and to cast out devils. devils:

3.16 And to Simon he gave the name Peter: surnamed Peter;

3.17 And James the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James; and he named surnamed them Boanerges, which is, The sons of thunder:

3.18 And Andrew Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas Thomas, and James the son of Alpheus, Alphaeus, and Thaddeus, Thaddaeus, and Simon the Cananean: Canaanite,

3.19 And Judas Iscariot, who which also betrayed him. him: and they went into an house.

3.20 And they come to a house, and the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.

3.21 And when his friends had heard of it, they went out to lay hold on him. For him: for they said: said, He is become mad. beside himself.

3.22 And the scribes who were come which came down from Jerusalem, said: Jerusalem said, He hath Beelzebub, and by the prince of the devils he casteth he out devils.

3.23 And after he had called them together, he unto him, and said to unto them in parables: parables, How can Satan cast out Satan?

3.24 And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

3.25 And if a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand.

3.26 And if Satan be risen rise up against himself, he is divided, and be divided, he cannot stand, but hath an end.

3.27 No man can enter into the house of a strong man man's house, and rob him of spoil his goods, unless except he will first bind the strong man, man; and then shall he plunder will spoil his house.

3.28 Amen Verily I say to unto you, that all All sins shall be forgiven unto the sons of men, and the blasphemies wherewith soever they shall blaspheme:

3.29 But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost, shall Ghost hath never have forgiveness, but shall be guilty is in danger of an everlasting sin. eternal damnation.

3.30 Because they said: said, He hath an unclean spirit.

3.31 And There came then his mother brethren and his bretheren came; and mother, and, standing without, sent unto him, calling him.

3.32 And the multitude sat about him; him, and they say to him: Behold said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren without seek for thee.

3.33 And answering them, he said: answered them, saying, Who is my mother and mother, or my brethren?

3.34 And looking he looked round about on them who which sat about him, he saith: and said, Behold my mother and my brethren. brethren!

3.35 For whosoever shall do the will of God, he the same is my brother, and my sister, and mother.

Chapter 4

4.1 And again he began again to teach by the sea side; side: and a great multitude there was gathered together unto him, him a great multitude, so that he went up entered into a ship, and sat in the sea; and all the whole multitude was upon the land by the sea side. on the land.

4.2 And he taught them many things in by parables, and said unto them in his doctrine: doctrine,

4.3 Hear ye: Hearken; Behold, the sower there went out a sower to sow. sow:

4.4 And whilst it came to pass, as he sowed, some fell by the way side, and the birds fowls of the air came and ate devoured it up.

4.5 And other some fell upon on stony ground, where it had not much earth; and immediately it shot up immediately, sprang up, because it had no depth of earth. earth:

4.6 And But when the sun was risen, up, it was scorched; and because it had no root, it withered away.

4.7 And some fell among thorns; thorns, and the thorns grew up, and choked it, and it yielded no fruit.

4.8 And some other fell upon on good ground; ground, and brought forth did yield fruit that grew up, sprang up and increased increased; and yielded, one brought forth, some thirty, another and some sixty, and another a some an hundred.

4.9 And he said: said unto them, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.

4.10 And when he was alone, the twelve they that were with about him with the twelve asked of him the parable.

4.11 And he said to them: To unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but to unto them that are without, all these things are done in parables:

4.12 That seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may hear, and not understand: understand; lest at any time they should be converted, and their sins should be forgiven them.

4.13 And he saith to them: Are you ignorant of said unto them, Know ye not this parable? and how shall you then will ye know all parables?

4.14 He that soweth, The sower soweth the word.

4.15 And these are they by the way side, where the word is sown, and as soon as sown; but when they have heard, immediately Satan cometh immediately, and taketh away the word that was sown in their hearts.

4.16 And these likewise are they that likewise which are sown on the stony ground: who ground; who, when they have heard the word, immediately recieve receive it with joy. gladness;

4.17 And they have no root in themselves, and so endure but are only for a time: and then afterward, when tribulation and affliction or persecution ariseth for the word word's sake, immediately they are presently scandalized. offended.

4.18 And others there these are who they which are sown among thorns: these are they that thorns; such as hear the word,

4.19 And the cares of the this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts after of other things entering in in, choke the word, and it is made fruitless. becometh unfruitful.

4.20 And these are they who which are sown upon the on good ground, who ground; such as hear the word, and receive it, and yield bring forth fruit, the one thirty, another some thirtyfold, some sixty, and another a some an hundred.

4.21 And he said to them: Doth unto them, Is a candle come in brought to be put under a bushel, or under a bed? and not to be set on a candlestick?

4.22 For there is nothing hid, which shall not be made manifest: manifested; neither was it made any thing kept secret, but that it may should come abroad.

4.23 If any man have ears to hear, let him hear.

4.24 And he said to them: unto them, Take heed what you hear. In ye hear: with what measure you shall ye mete, it shall be measured to you again, you: and more unto you that hear shall more be given to you. given.

4.25 For he that hath, to him shall be given: and he that hath not, that also which he hath from him shall be taken away from him. even that which he hath.

4.26 And he said: said, So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the earth, ground;

4.27 And should sleep, and rise, rise night and day, and the seed should spring, spring and grow up whilst up, he knoweth not. not how.

4.28 For the earth of itself bringeth forth fruit, fruit of herself; first the blade, then the ear, afterwards after that the full corn in the ear.

4.29 And But when the fruit is brought forth, immediately he putteth in the sickle, because the harvest is come.

4.30 And he said: To what said, Whereunto shall we liken the kingdom of God? or to with what parable comparison shall we compare it?

4.31 It is as like a grain of mustard seed: which seed, which, when it is sown in the earth, is less than all the seeds that are be in the earth:

4.32 And But when it is sown, it groweth up, and becometh greater than all herbs, and shooteth out great branches, branches; so that the birds fowls of the air may dwell lodge under the shadow thereof. of it.

4.33 And with many such parables, parables spake he spoke to them the word, according word unto them, as they were able to hear. hear it.

4.34 And But without a parable spake he did not speak unto them; but apart, them: and when they were alone, he explained expounded all things to his disciples.

4.35 And he saith to them that the same day, when evening the even was come: come, he saith unto them, Let us pass over to unto the other side.

4.36 And sending when they had sent away the multitude, they take took him even as he was in the ship: and ship. And there were other ships also with him. him other little ships.

4.37 And there arose a great storm of wind, and the waves beat into the ship, so that the ship it was filled. now full.

4.38 And he was in the hinder part of the ship, sleeping upon asleep on a pillow; pillow: and they awake him, and say to him: unto him, Master, doth it carest thou not concern thee that we perish?

4.39 And rising up, he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said to unto the sea: sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased: ceased, and there was made a great calm.

4.40 And he said to them: unto them, Why are you ye so fearful? how is it that ye have you not faith yet? no faith?

4.41 And they feared exceedingly: exceedingly, and they said one to another: Who another, What manner of man is this (thinkest thou) this, that both even the wind and the sea obey him?

Chapter 5

5.1 And they came over unto the strait other side of the sea sea, into the country of the Gerasens. Gadarenes.

5.2 And as when he went was come out of the ship, immediately there met him out of the monuments tombs a man with an unclean spirit,

5.3 Who had his dwelling in among the tombs, tombs; and no man now could bind him, no, not even with chains. chains:

5.4 For having Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, he had burst and the chains, chains had been plucked asunder by him, and broken the fetters broken in pieces, and no one pieces: neither could any man tame him.

5.5 And always, night and day, he was always day and night in the monuments mountains, and in the mountains, crying tombs, crying, and cutting himself with stones.

5.6 And seeing But when he saw Jesus afar off, he ran and adored him. worshipped him,

5.7 And crying cried with a loud voice, he said: and said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus the Jesus, thou Son of the most high God? I adjure thee by God God, that thou torment me not.

5.8 For he said unto him: Go him, Come out of the man, thou unclean spirit.

5.9 And he asked him: him, What is thy name? And he saith to him: answered, saying, My name is Legion, Legion: for we are many.

5.10 And he besought him much, much that he would not drive him send them away out of the country.

5.11 And Now there was there near nigh unto the mountain mountains a great herd of swine, swine feeding.

5.12 And all the spirits devils besought him, saying: saying, Send us into the swine, that we may enter into them.

5.13 And forthwith Jesus immediately gave them leave. And the unclean spirits going went out, and entered into the swine: and the herd with great violence was carried headlong ran violently down a steep place into the sea, being (they were about two thousand, thousand;) and were stifled choked in the sea.

5.14 And they that fed them the swine fled, and told it in the city city, and in the fields. country. And they went out to see what it was done: that was done.

5.15 And they came come to Jesus, and they see him that was troubled possessed with the devil, and had the legion, sitting, and clothed, and well in his wits, right mind: and they were afraid.

5.16 And they that had seen it, saw it told them, in what manner he had been dealt them how it befell to him that was possessed with who had the devil; devil, and also concerning the swine.

5.17 And they began to pray him that he would to depart from out of their coasts.

5.18 And when he went up was come into the ship, he that had been troubled possessed with the devil, began to beseech devil prayed him that he might be with him.

5.19 And he admitted Howbeit Jesus suffered him not, but saith to him: unto him, Go into thy house home to thy friends, and tell them how great things the Lord hath done for thee, and hath had mercy compassion on thee.

5.20 And he went his way, departed, and began to publish in Decapolis how great things Jesus had done for him: and all men wondered. did marvel.

5.21 And when Jesus had was passed over again in the by ship over unto the strait, a great multitude assembled together other side, much people gathered unto him, him: and he was nigh unto the sea.

5.22 And And, behold, there cometh one of the rulers of the synagogue named Jairus: synagogue, Jairus by name; and seeing when he saw him, falleth down he fell at his feet. feet,

5.23 And he besought him much, saying: greatly, saying, My little daughter is lieth at the point of death, come, death: I pray thee, come and lay thy hand upon hands on her, that she may be safe, healed; and may she shall live.

5.24 And he Jesus went with him, him; and a great multitude much people followed him, and they thronged him.

5.25 And a woman who was under certain woman, which had an issue of blood twelve years,

5.26 And had suffered many things from of many physicians; physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was nothing the better, bettered, but rather grew worse,

5.27 When she had heard of Jesus, came in the crowd behind him, press behind, and touched his garment.

5.28 For she said: said, If I shall may touch but his garment, clothes, I shall be whole.

5.29 And forthwith straightway the fountain of her blood was dried up, up; and she felt in her body that she was healed of the evil. that plague.

5.30 And Jesus, immediately Jesus knowing in himself the virtue that virtue had proceeded from gone out of him, turning to turned him about in the multitude, said: press, and said, Who hath touched my garments? clothes?

5.31 And his disciples said to him: unto him, Thou seest the multitude thronging thee, and sayest thou who hath thou, Who touched me?

5.32 And he looked round about to see her who that had done this. this thing.

5.33 But the woman fearing and trembling, knowing what was done in her, came and fell down before him, and told him all the truth.

5.34 And he said to her: unto her, Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole: whole; go in peace, and be thou whole of thy disease. plague.

5.35 While he was yet speaking, some come spake, there came from the ruler of the synagogue's house, saying: house certain which said, Thy daughter is dead: why dost troublest thou trouble the master Master any further?

5.36 But As soon as Jesus having heard the word that was spoken, he saith to unto the ruler of the synagogue: Fear not, synagogue, Be not afraid, only believe.

5.37 And he admitted not any suffered no man to follow him, but save Peter, and James, and John the brother of James.

5.38 And they come he cometh to the house of the ruler of the synagogue; synagogue, and he seeth a the tumult, and people weeping them that wept and wailing much. wailed greatly.

5.39 And going when he was come in, he saith to them: unto them, Why make you ye this ado, and weep? the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth.

5.40 And they laughed him to scorn. But when he having 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 lying.

5.41 And taking he took the damsel by the hand, he saith to her: and said unto her, Talitha cumi, cumi; which is, being interpreted: Damsel (I interpreted, Damsel, I say to thee) unto thee, arise.

5.42 And immediately straightway the damsel rose up, and walked: arose, and walked; for she was of the age of twelve years old: and years. And they were astonished with a great astonishment.

5.43 And he charged them strictly straitly that no man should know it: it; and commanded that something should be given her to eat.

Chapter 6

6.1 And going he went out from thence, he went and came into his own country; and his disciples followed follow him.

6.2 And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were in admiration at his doctrine, saying: How came astonished, saying, From whence hath this man by all these things? and what wisdom is this that which is given to unto him, and that even such mighty works as are wrought by his hands?

6.3 Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joseph, Joses, and Jude, of Juda, and Simon? and are not also his sisters here with us? And they were scandalized in regard of offended at him.

6.4 And Jesus But Jesus, said to them: unto them, A prophet is not without honor, honour, but in his own country, and in among his own house, kin, and among in his own kindred. house.

6.5 And he could not there do any miracles there, only no mighty work, save that he cured a few that were sick, laying laid his hands upon a few sick folk, and healed them.

6.6 And he wondered marvelled because of their unbelief, and unbelief. And he went through the villages round about the villages, teaching.

6.7 And he called unto him the twelve; twelve, and began to send them forth by two and two, two; and gave them power over unclean spirits. spirits;

6.8 And he commanded them that they should take nothing for the way, but their journey, save a staff only: only; no scrip, no bread, nor no money in their purse, purse:

6.9 But to be shod with sandals, sandals; and that they should not put on two coats.

6.10 And he said to them: Wheresoever you shall unto them, In what place soever ye enter into an house, there abide till you ye depart from that place.

6.11 And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear you; going forth from you, when ye depart thence, shake off the dust from under your feet for a testimony to them. 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.

6.12 And going forth they went out, and preached that men should do penance: repent.

6.13 And they cast out many devils, and anointed with oil many that were sick, and healed them.

6.14 And king Herod heard, heard of him; (for his name was made manifest,) spread abroad:) and he said: said, That John the Baptist is was risen again from the dead, and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him.

6.15 And others said: It Others said, That it is Elias. But And others said: It said, That it is a prophet, or as one of the prophets.

6.16 Which But when Herod hearing, said: John heard thereof, he said, It is John, whom I beheaded, beheaded: he is risen again from the dead.

6.17 For Herod himself had sent forth and apprehended laid hold upon John, and bound him in prison for the sake of Herodias the wife of Philip Herodias' sake, his brother, because brother Philip's wife: for he had married her.

6.18 For John had said to Herod: unto Herod, It is not lawful for thee to have thy brother's wife.

6.19 Now Therefore Herodias laid snares for him: and was desirous to put him to death, had a quarrel against him, and would have killed him; but she could not. not:

6.20 For Herod feared John, knowing him to be that he was a just man and holy man: an holy, and kept him, observed him; and when he heard him, he did many things: things, and he heard him willingly. gladly.

6.21 And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday made a supper for to his birthday, for the princes, and tribunes, lords, high captains, and chief men estates of Galilee. Galilee;

6.22 And when the daughter of the same said Herodias had come came in, and had danced, and pleased Herod, Herod and them that were at table sat with him, the king said to unto the damsel: damsel, Ask of me what whatsoever thou wilt, and I will give it thee.

6.23 And he swore to her: sware unto her, Whatsoever thou shalt ask of me, I will give thee, though it be thee, unto the half of my kingdom.

6.24 Who when And she was gone out, went forth, and said to unto her mother, What shall I ask? But And she said: said, The head of John the Baptist.

6.25 And when she was come came in immediately straightway with haste to unto the king, she and asked, saying: saying, I will that forthwith thou give me by and by in a dish, charger the head of John the Baptist.

6.26 And the king was struck sad. Yet because of exceeding sorry; yet for his oath, oath's sake, and because of them that were for their sakes which sat with him at table, him, he would not displease her: reject her.

6.27 But sending And immediately the king sent an executioner, he and commanded that his head should to be brought in a dish.

6.28 And brought: and he went and beheaded him in the prison, and prison,

6.28 And brought his head in a dish: charger, and gave it to the damsel, damsel: and the damsel gave it to her mother.

6.29 Which And when his disciples hearing came, heard of it, they came and took up his body, corpse, and laid it in a tomb.

6.30 And the apostles coming gathered themselves together unto Jesus, related to and told him all things that things, both what they had done done, and what they had taught.

6.31 And he said to them: unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a little. For while: for there were many coming and going: going, and they had not no leisure so much as time to eat.

6.32 And going up into a ship, they went departed into a desert place apart. by ship privately.

6.33 And they the people saw them going away, departing, and many knew: knew him, and they ran flocking afoot thither on foot from out of all the cities, and were there before them. outwent them, and came together unto him.

6.34 And Jesus going out Jesus, when he came out, saw a great multitude: much people, and he had was moved with compassion on toward them, because they were as sheep not having a shepherd, shepherd: and he began to teach them many things.

6.35 And when the day was now far spent, his disciples came to unto him, saying: and said, This is a desert place, and now the hour time is now past: far passed:

6.36 Send them away, that going they may go into the next villages country round about, and towns, they may into the villages, and buy themselves meat bread: for they have nothing to eat.

6.37 And he answering He answered and said to them: unto them, Give you ye them to eat. And they said to him: Let us say unto him, Shall we go and buy bread for two hundred pence, pennyworth of bread, and we will give them to eat. eat?

6.38 And he He saith to them: unto them, How many loaves have you? ye? go and see. And when they knew, they say: say, Five, and two fishes fishes.

6.39 And he commanded them that they should to make them all sit down by companies upon the green grass.

6.40 And they sat down in ranks, by hundreds hundreds, and by fifties.

6.41 And when he had taken the five loaves, loaves and the two fishes: looking fishes, he looked up to heaven, he and blessed, and broke brake the loaves, and gave them to his disciples to set before them: them; and the two fishes he divided he among them all.

6.42 And they all did all eat, and had their fill. were filled.

6.43 And they took up the leavings, twelve full baskets full of the fragments, and of the fishes.

6.44 And they that did eat, eat of the loaves were about five thousand men.

6.45 And immediately straightway he obliged constrained his disciples to go up get into the ship, that they might and to go before him over the water to the other side before unto Bethsaida, whilst while he dismissed sent away the people.

6.46 And when he had dismissed them, sent them away, he went up to the departed into a mountain to pray.

6.47 And when it even was late, come, the ship was in the midst of the sea, and himself he alone on the land.

6.48 And seeing he saw them labouring toiling in rowing, (for rowing; for the wind was against them,) contrary unto them: and about the fourth watch of the night, night he cometh to them unto them, walking upon the sea, and he would have passed by them.

6.49 But when they seeing saw him walking upon the sea, thought they supposed it was an apparition, had been a spirit, and they cried out. out:

6.50 For they all saw him, and were troubled. And immediately he spoke talked with them, and said to them: Have a saith unto them, Be of good heart, cheer: it is I, fear ye not. I; be not afraid.

6.51 And he went up to unto them into the ship, ship; and the wind ceased: and they were far more astonished within themselves: sore amazed in themselves beyond measure, and wondered.

6.52 For they understood considered not concerning the loaves; miracle of the loaves: for their heart was blinded. hardened.

6.53 And when they had passed over, they came into the land of Genezareth, Gennesaret, and set drew to the shore.

6.54 And when they were gone come out of the ship, immediately straightway they knew him: him,

6.55 And running ran through that whole country, they region round about, and began to carry about in beds those that were sick, where they heard he was.

6.56 And whithersoever he entered, into towns or into villages villages, or cities, or country, they laid the sick in the streets, and besought him that they might touch if it were but the hem border of his garment: and as many as touched him were made whole.

Chapter 7

7.1 And there assembled Then came together unto him the Pharisees Pharisees, and some certain of the scribes, coming which came from Jerusalem.

7.2 And when they had seen saw some of his disciples eat bread with common, defiled, that is, is to say, with unwashed unwashen, hands, they found fault.

7.3 For the Pharisees, and all the Jews eat not without often washing Jews, except they wash their hands, hands oft, eat not, holding the tradition of the ancients: elders.

7.4 And when they come from the market, unless except they be washed, wash, they eat not: and not. And many other things there are that be, which they have been delivered to them received to observe, hold, as the washings washing of cups cups, and of pots, and of brazen brasen vessels, and of beds. tables.

7.5 And Then the Pharisees and scribes asked him: him, Why do walk not thy disciples walk according to the tradition of the ancients, elders, but they eat bread with common unwashen hands?

7.6 But he answering, He answered and said to them: unto them, Well did Isaias prophesy hath Esaias prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written: written, This people honoureth me with their lips, but their heart is far from me.

7.7 And Howbeit in vain to do they worship me, teaching for doctrines and precepts the commandments of men.

7.8 For leaving laying aside the commandment of God, you ye hold the tradition of men, as the washing of pots and of cups: and many other things you do such like to these. things ye do.

7.9 And he said to them: Well do you make void unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that you ye may keep your own tradition.

7.10 For Moses said: Honor said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and He that shall curse and, Whoso curseth father or mother, dying let him die. die the death:

7.11 But you say: ye say, If a man shall say to his father or mother, It is Corban, (which that is to say, a gift,) gift, by whatsoever is from me, thou mightest be profited by me; he shall profit thee. be free.

7.12 And further you ye suffer him not no more to do any thing ought for his father or mother, his mother;

7.13 Making void the word of God by of none effect through your own tradition, which you ye have given forth. And delivered: and many other such like things you do. do ye.

7.14 And calling again when he had called all the multitude people unto him, he said to them: Hear ye unto them, Hearken unto me all, every one of you, and understand. understand:

7.15 There is nothing from without a man man, that entering into him, him can defile him. But him: but the things which come from a man, out of him, those are they that defile a the man.

7.16 If any man have ears to hear, let him hear.

7.17 And when he was come entered into the house from the multitude, people, his disciples asked him concerning the parable.

7.18 And he saith to them: So are you also unto them, Are ye so without knowledge? understand you understanding also? Do ye not perceive, that every whatsoever thing from without, entering without entereth into a man the man, it cannot defile him: him;

7.19 Because it entereth not into his heart, but goeth into the belly, and goeth out into the privy, draught, purging all meats?

7.20 But And he said that the things said, That which come cometh out from a of the man, they defile a that defileth the man.

7.21 For from within within, out of the heart of men men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

7.22 Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness. foolishness:

7.23 All these evil things come from within, and defile a the man.

7.24 And rising from thence he arose, and went into the coasts borders of Tyre and Sidon: Sidon, and entering entered into a an house, he and would that have no man should know it, and it: but he could not be hid.

7.25 For a woman as soon as she heard of him, certain woman, whose young daughter had an unclean spirit, heard of him, and came in and fell down at his feet. feet:

7.26 For the The woman was a Gentile, Greek, a Syrophenician born. And by nation; and she besought him that he would cast forth the devil out of her daughter.

7.27 Who But Jesus said to her: Suffer first unto her, Let the children to first be filled: for it is not good meet to take the bread of the children, children's bread, and to cast it to unto the dogs.

7.28 But And she answered and said to him: Yea, Lord; for unto him, Yes, Lord: yet the whelps also eat dogs under the table of the crumbs eat of the children. children's crumbs.

7.29 And he said to her: unto her, For this saying go thy way, way; the devil is gone out of thy daughter.

7.30 And when she was come into to her house, she found the girl lying upon the bed, and that the devil was gone out. out, and her daughter laid upon the bed.

7.31 And again going out of again, departing from the coasts of Tyre, Tyre and Sidon, he came by Sidon to unto the sea of Galilee, through the midst of the coasts of Decapolis.

7.32 And they bring to unto him one deaf that was deaf, and dumb; had an impediment in his speech; and they besought beseech him that he would lay to put his hand upon him.

7.33 And taking he took him aside from the multitude apart, he multitude, and put his fingers into his ears, and spitting, he spit, and touched his tongue: tongue;

7.34 And looking up to heaven, he groaned, sighed, and said to him: Ephpheta, which saith unto him, Ephphatha, that is, Be thou opened.

7.35 And immediately straightway his ears were opened, and the string of his tongue was loosed, and he spoke right. spake plain.

7.36 And he charged them that they should tell no man. But man: but the more he charged them, so much the more a great deal did they publish it. published it;

7.37 And so much the more did they wonder, saying: were beyond measure astonished, saying, He hath done all things well; well: he hath made maketh both the deaf to hear, and the dumb to speak.

Chapter 8

8.1 In those days again, when there was a great multitude, the multitude being very great, and had having nothing to eat; calling eat, Jesus called his disciples together, he unto him, and saith to them: unto them,

8.2 I have compassion on the multitude, for behold because they have now been with me three days, and have nothing to eat. eat:

8.3 And if I shall send them away fasting to their home, own houses, they will faint in by the way; way: for some divers of them came from afar off. far.

8.4 And his disciples answered him: him, From whence can any one fill them here a man satisfy these men with bread here in the wilderness?

8.5 And he asked them: them, How many loaves have ye? Who said: And they said, Seven.

8.6 And taking he commanded the people to sit down on the ground: and he took the seven loaves, giving and gave thanks, he broke, and brake, and gave to his disciples for to set before them; and they did set them before the people.

8.7 And they had a few little fishes; small fishes: and he blessed them, blessed, and commanded them to be set them also before them.

8.8 And So they did eat eat, and were filled; filled: and they took up of the broken meat that which was left of the fragments, seven baskets.

8.9 And they that had eaten were about four thousand; thousand: and he sent them away.

8.10 And immediately going up straightway he entered into a ship with his disciples, he and came into the parts of Dalmanutha.

8.11 And the Pharisees came forth, and began to question with him, asking seeking of him a sign from heaven, tempting him.

8.12 And sighing he sighed deeply in his spirit, he saith: and saith, Why doth this generation seek after a sign? Amen, verily I say to unto you, a sign There shall not no sign be given to unto this generation.

8.13 And leaving them, he went up again left them, and entering into the ship, and passed ship again departed to the other side of the water. side.

8.14 And they forgot Now the disciples had forgotten to take bread; and they bread, neither had but one loaf with them they in the ship. ship with them more than one loaf.

8.15 And he charged them, saying: saying, Take heed and heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, and of the leaven of Herod.

8.16 And they reasoned among themselves, saying: Because saying, It is because we have no bread.

8.17 Which And when Jesus knowing, knew it, he saith to them: unto them, Why do you reason, reason ye, because you ye have no bread? do you perceive ye not yet know nor yet, neither understand? have you still ye your heart blinded? yet hardened?

8.18 Having eyes, see you ye not? and having ears, hear you ye not? neither and do you remember. ye not remember?

8.19 When I broke brake the five loaves among five thousand, how many baskets full of fragments took you ye up? They say to unto him, Twelve.

8.20 When also And when the seven loaves among four thousand, how many baskets full of fragments took you ye up? And they say to him, said, Seven.

8.21 And he said to them: unto them, How is it that ye do you not yet understand?

8.22 And they came he cometh to Bethsaida; and they bring to him a blind man, man unto him, and they besought him that he would to touch him.

8.23 And taking he took the blind man by the hand, he and led him out of the town; and spitting upon when he had spit on his eyes, laying and put his hands on upon him, he asked him if he saw any thing. ought.

8.24 And looking up, he said: looked up, and said, I see men as it were trees, walking.

8.25 After that again he laid put his hands again upon his eyes, and he began to see, made him look up: and he was restored, so that he and saw all things every man clearly.

8.26 And he sent him into away to his house, saying: Go into thy house, and if thou enter saying, Neither go into the town, nor tell nobody. it to any in the town.

8.27 And Jesus went out, and his disciples, into the towns of Caesarea Philippi. And in Philippi: and by the way, way he asked his disciples, saying to them: unto them, Whom do men say that I am?

8.28 Who answered him, saying: And they answered, John the Baptist; but some Elias, say, Elias; and others as one others, One of the prophets.

8.29 Then And he saith to them: unto them, But whom do you say ye that I am? And Peter answering said to him: answereth and saith unto him, Thou art the Christ.

8.30 And he strictly charged them that they should not tell any no man of him.

8.31 And he began to teach them, that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected by of the ancients elders, and by of the high chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed: killed, and after three days rise again.

8.32 And he spoke the word spake that saying openly. And Peter taking took him, and began to rebuke him.

8.33 Who turning But when he had turned about and seeing looked on his disciples, threatened he rebuked Peter, saying: Go saying, Get thee behind me, Satan, because Satan: for thou savorest savourest not the things that are be of God, but the things that are be of men.

8.34 And calling when he had called the multitude together people unto him with his disciples, disciples also, he said to them: If any man unto them, Whosoever will follow come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

8.35 For whosoever will save his life, life shall lose it: and it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel, gospel's, the same shall save it.

8.36 For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and suffer the loss of lose his own soul?

8.37 Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

8.38 For he that Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me, me and of my words, words in this adulterous and sinful generation: generation; of him also shall the Son of man also will be ashamed of him, ashamed, when he shall come cometh in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.

Chapter 9

9.1 And he said to them: Amen unto them, Verily I say to unto you, that That there are be some of them that stand here, who which shall not taste of death, till they see have seen the kingdom of God coming in come with power.

9.2 And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter Peter, and James James, and John, and leadeth them up into an high mountain apart by themselves, themselves: and he was transfigured before them.

9.3 And his garments raiment became shining and shining, exceeding white as snow, snow; so as no fuller upon on earth can make white. white them.

9.4 And there appeared to unto them Elias with Moses; Moses: and they were talking with Jesus.

9.5 And Peter answering, answered and said to Jesus: Rabbi, Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles, tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias.

9.6 For he knew wist not what he said: to say; for they were struck with fear. sore afraid.

9.7 And there was a cloud overshadowing that overshadowed them: and a voice came out of the cloud, saying: saying, This is my most beloved son; Son: hear ye him.

9.8 And immediately looking suddenly, when they had looked round about, they saw no man any more, but save Jesus only with them. themselves.

9.9 And as they came down from the mountain, he charged them not to that they should tell any no man what things they had seen, till the Son of man shall be were risen again from the dead.

9.10 And they kept the word to themselves; that saying with themselves, questioning together one with another what that should mean, when he shall be risen the rising from the dead. dead should mean.

9.11 And they asked him, saying: saying, Why then do say the Pharisees and scribes say that Elias must come first? first come?

9.12 Who answering, said to them: Elias, when And he shall come answered and told them, Elias verily cometh first, shall restore and restoreth all things; and as how it is written of the Son of man, that he must suffer many things things, and be despised. set at nought.

9.13 But I say to unto you, that That Elias also is indeed come, (and and they have done to unto him whatsoever they would,) listed, as it is written of him.

9.14 And coming when he came to his disciples, he saw a great multitude about them, and the scribes disputing questioning with them.

9.15 And presently straightway all the people seeing Jesus, people, when they beheld him, were astonished and struck with fear; greatly amazed, and running to him, they him saluted him.

9.16 And he asked them: the scribes, What do you question about among you? ye with them?

9.17 And one of the multitude, answering, said: multitude answered and said, Master, I have brought unto thee my son to thee, having son, which hath a dumb spirit. spirit;

9.18 Who, And wheresoever he taketh him, dasheth him, he teareth him: and he foameth, and gnasheth with the his teeth, and pineth away; away: and I spoke spake to thy disciples to that they should cast him out, out; and they could not.

9.19 Who answering them, said: He answereth him, and saith, O incredulous faithless generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I suffer you? bring him unto me.

9.20 And they brought him. And him unto him: and when he had seen saw him, immediately straightway the spirit troubled tare him; and being thrown down upon he fell on the ground, he rolled about and wallowed foaming.

9.21 And he asked his father: father, How long time is it ago since this hath happened came unto him? But And he said: From his infancy: said, Of a child.

9.22 And oftentimes ofttimes it hath he cast him into the fire fire, and into waters the waters, to destroy him. But him: but if thou canst do any thing, help us, having have compassion on us, and help us.

9.23 And Jesus saith to him: said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth.

9.24 And immediately straightway the father of the boy crying child cried out, and said with tears said: tears, Lord, I do believe, Lord: believe; help my thou mine unbelief.

9.25 And when When Jesus saw that the multitude people came running together, he threatened rebuked the unclean foul spirit, saying to him: Deaf and unto him, Thou dumb and deaf spirit, I command charge thee, go come out of him; him, and enter not any no more into him.

9.26 And crying out, the spirit cried, and greatly tearing him, he went rent him sore, and came out of him, him: and he became was as dead, so one dead; insomuch that many said: said, He is dead.

9.27 But Jesus taking took him by the hand, and lifted him up; and he arose.

9.28 And when he was come into the house, his disciples secretly asked him: him privately, Why could not we cast him out?

9.29 And he said to them: unto them, This kind can go out come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting.

9.30 And departing from thence, they departed thence, and passed through Galilee, Galilee; and he would not that any man should know it.

9.31 And For he taught his disciple, disciples, and said to them: unto them, The Son of man shall be betrayed is delivered into the hands of men, and they shall kill him; and after that he is killed, he shall rise again the third day.

9.32 But they understood not the word, that saying, and they were afraid to ask him.

9.33 And they he came to Capharnaum. And when they were Capernaum: and being in the house, house he asked them: them, What did you treat of in was it that ye disputed among yourselves by the way?

9.34 But they held their peace, peace: for in by the way they had disputed among themselves, which of them who should be the greatest.

9.35 And sitting down, he sat down, and called the twelve, and saith to them: unto them, If any man desire to be first, he the same shall be the last of all, and the minister servant of all.

9.36 And taking he took a child, he and set him in the midst of them. Whom them: and when he had embraced, taken him in his arms, he saith to them: said unto them,

9.37 Whosoever shall receive one of such child as this children in my name, receiveth me. And me: and whosoever shall receive me, receiveth not me, but him that sent me.

9.38 And John answered him, saying: saying, Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name, who and he followeth not us, us: and we forbade him. forbad him, because he followeth not us.

9.39 But Jesus said: Do not forbid him. For said, Forbid him not: for there is no man that doth which shall do a miracle in my name, and that can soon lightly speak ill evil of me.

9.40 For he that is not against you, us is for you. on our part.

9.41 For whosoever shall give you to drink a cup of water to drink in my name, because you ye belong to Christ: amen Christ, verily I say to unto you, he shall not lose his reward.

9.42 And whosoever shall scandalize offend one of these little ones that believe in me; me, it were is better for him that a millstone were hanged around about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.

9.43 And if thy hand scandalize offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life, life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into unquenchable fire: the fire that never shall be quenched:

9.44 Where there their worm dieth not, and the fire is not extinguished. quenched.

9.45 And if thy foot scandalize offend thee, cut it off. It off: it is better for thee to enter lame halt into life everlasting, life, than having two feet, feet to be cast into hell, into the hell of unquenchable fire: fire that never shall be quenched:

9.46 Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not extinguished. quenched.

9.47 And if thy thine eye scandalize offend thee, pluck it out. It out: it is better for thee with one eye to enter into the kingdom of God, God with one eye, than having two eyes to be cast into the hell of fire:

9.48 Where the their worm dieth not, and the fire is not extinguished. quenched.

9.49 For every one shall be salted with fire: fire, and every victim sacrifice shall be salted with salt.

9.50 Salt is good. But good: but if the salt became unsavory; have lost his saltness, wherewith will you ye season it? Have salt in you, yourselves, and have peace among you. one with another.

Chapter 10

10.1 And rising up he arose from thence, he and cometh into the coasts of Judea beyond Judaea by the farther side of Jordan: and the multitudes flock to people resort unto him again. And again; and, as he was accustomed, wont, he taught them again.

10.2 And the Pharisees coming came to him him, and asked him: him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? tempting him.

10.3 But And he answering, saith to them: answered and said unto them, What did Moses command you?

10.4 Who said: And they said, Moses permitted suffered to write a bill of divorce, divorcement, and to put her away.

10.5 To whom And Jesus answering, said: Because of answered and said unto them, For the hardness of your heart he wrote you that this precept.

10.6 But from the beginning of the creation, creation God made them male and female.

10.7 For this cause shall a man shall leave his father and mother; mother, and shall cleave to his wife. wife;

10.8 And they two twain shall be in one flesh. Therefore now flesh: so then they are not two, no more twain, but one flesh.

10.9 What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.

10.10 And in the house again his disciples asked him concerning again of the same thing. matter.

10.11 And he saith to them: unto them, Whosoever shall put away his wife wife, and marry another, committeth adultery against her.

10.12 And if the wife a woman shall put away her husband, and be married to another, she committeth adultery.

10.13 And they brought to him young children, children to him, that he might should touch them. And the them: and his disciples rebuked them those that brought them.

10.14 Whom But when Jesus saw, saw it, he was much displeased, and saith to them: said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not; not: for of such is the kingdom of God.

10.15 Amen Verily I say to unto you, whosoever Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter into it. therein.

10.16 And embracing them, and laying he took them up in his arms, put his hands upon them, he and blessed them.

10.17 And when he was gone forth into the way, a certain man running up there came one running, and kneeling before kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may receive life everlasting? inherit eternal life?

10.18 And Jesus said to unto him, Why callest thou me good? None there is none good but one, that is is, God.

10.19 Thou knowest the commandments: commandments, Do not commit adultery, do Do not kill, do Do not steal, bear Do not bear false witness, do no fraud, honour Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother.

10.20 But And he answering, answered and said to him: unto him, Master, all these things I have I observed from my youth.

10.21 And Then Jesus looking on him, beholding him loved him, and said to him: unto him, One thing is wanting unto thee: go, thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me.

10.22 Who being struck And he was sad at that saying, and went away sorrowful: grieved: for he had great possessions.

10.23 And Jesus looking looked round about, and saith to unto his disciples: disciples, How hardly shall they that have riches, riches enter into the kingdom of God!

10.24 And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus again answering, answereth again, and saith to them: unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches, riches to enter into the kingdom of God? God!

10.25 It is easier for a camel to pass go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

10.26 Who wondered the more, And they were astonished out of measure, saying among themselves: themselves, Who then can be saved?

10.27 And Jesus looking on them, saith: upon them saith, With men it is impossible; impossible, but not with God: for with God all things are possible with God. possible.

10.28 And Then Peter began to say unto him: Behold, him, Lo, we have left all things, all, and have followed thee.

10.29 And Jesus answering, said: Amen answered and said, Verily I say to unto you, there There is no man who that hath left house house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake sake, and for the gospel, gospel's,

10.30 Who But he shall not receive an hundred times as much, hundredfold now in this time; time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions: persecutions; and in the world to come life everlasting. eternal life.

10.31 But many that are first, first shall be last: last; and the last, last first.

10.32 And they were in the way going up to Jerusalem: Jerusalem; and Jesus went before them, them: and they were astonished; amazed; and following as they followed, they were afraid. And taking he took again the twelve, he and began to tell them the what things that should befall him. happen unto him,

10.33 Saying: Behold Saying, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, Jerusalem; and the Son of man shall be betrayed to delivered unto the chief priests, and to unto the scribes and ancients, scribes; and they shall condemn him to death, and shall deliver him to the Gentiles. Gentiles:

10.34 And they shall mock him, and spit on shall scourge him, and scourge shall spit upon him, and shall kill him: and the third day he shall rise again.

10.35 And James and John John, the sons of Zebedee, come to unto him, saying: saying, Master, we desire would that whatsoever we shall ask, thou wouldst shouldest do it for us: us whatsoever we shall desire.

10.36 But And he said to them: unto them, What would you ye that I should do for you?

10.37 And they said: They said unto him, Grant to us, unto us that we may sit, one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left hand, in thy glory.

10.38 And But Jesus said to them: You unto them, Ye know not what you ask. Can you ye ask: can ye drink of the chalice cup that I drink of: or of? and be baptized with the baptism wherewith that I am baptized? baptized with?

10.39 But And they said to him: unto him, We can. And Jesus saith to them: You said unto them, Ye shall indeed drink of the chalice cup that I drink of: of; and with the baptism wherewith that I am baptized, you baptized withal shall ye be baptized. baptized:

10.40 But to sit on my right hand, or hand and on my left, left hand is not mine to give to you, give; but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared.

10.41 And when the ten hearing heard it, they began to be much displeased at with James and John.

10.42 But Jesus calling them, saith called them to them: You him, and saith unto them, Ye know that they who seem which are accounted to rule over the Gentiles, lord it Gentiles exercise lordship over them: them; and their princes have power over great ones exercise authority upon them.

10.43 But so shall it is not so be among you: but whosoever will be greater, great among you, shall be your minister. minister:

10.44 And whosoever of you will be first among you, the chiefest, shall be the servant of all.

10.45 For even the Son of man also is came not come to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a redemption ransom for many.

10.46 And they came to Jericho: and as he went out of Jericho, Jericho with his disciples, disciples and a very great multitude, Bartimeus the number of people, blind man, Bartimaeus, the son of Timeus, Timaeus, sat by the way highway side begging.

10.47 Who And when he had heard, heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out, and to say: Jesus say, Jesus, thou son of David, have mercy on me.

10.48 And many rebuked him, charged him that he might should hold his peace; peace: but he cried the more a great deal the more: Son deal, Thou son of David, have mercy on me.

10.49 And Jesus, standing Jesus stood still, and commanded him to be called. And they call the blind man, saying to him: unto him, Be of better comfort: arise, good comfort, rise; he calleth thee.

10.50 Who And he, casting off away his garment leaped up, garment, rose, and came to him. Jesus.

10.51 And Jesus answering, answered and said to him: unto him, What wilt thou that I should do to unto thee? And the The blind man said to him: Rabboni, unto him, Lord, that I may see. might receive my sight.

10.52 And Jesus saith to him: said unto him, Go thy way, way; thy faith hath made thee whole. And immediately he saw, received his sight, and followed him Jesus in the way.

Chapter 11

11.1 And when they were drawing near came nigh to Jerusalem Jerusalem, unto Bethphage and to Bethania Bethany, at the mount of Olives, he sendeth forth two of his disciples,

11.2 And saith to them: unto them, Go your way into the village that is over against you, you: and immediately at your coming in thither, you as soon as ye be entered into it, ye shall find a colt tied, upon which no whereon never man yet hath sat: sat; loose him, and bring him.

11.3 And if any man shall say to unto you, What are you doing? Why do ye this? say ye that the Lord hath need of him: him; and immediately straightway he will let send him come hither.

11.4 And going they went their way, they and found the colt tied before by the gate without, door without in the meeting of a place where two ways: ways met; and they loose him.

11.5 And some certain of them that stood there, there said to them: unto them, What do you ye, loosing the colt?

11.6 Who And they said to unto them even as Jesus had commanded them; commanded: and they let him go with them. them go.

11.7 And they brought the colt to Jesus; Jesus, and they lay cast their garments on him, him; and he sat upon him.

11.8 And many spread their garments in the way: and others cut down boughs from branches off the trees, and strewed strawed them in the way.

11.9 And they that went before before, and they that followed, cried, saying: Hosanna, blessed saying, Hosanna; Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord. Lord:

11.10 Blessed be the kingdom of our father David David, that cometh: cometh in the name of the Lord: Hosanna in the highest.

11.11 And he Jesus entered into Jerusalem, and into the temple: and having viewed all things round about, when he had looked round about upon all things, and now the eventide was come, he went out to Bethania unto Bethany with the twelve.

11.12 And on the next day morrow, when they came out were come from Bethania, Bethany, he was hungry. hungry:

11.13 And when he had seen afar off seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves, he came came, if perhaps haply he might find any thing on it. And thereon: and when he was come came to it, he found nothing but leaves. For it was not leaves; for the time for figs. of figs was not yet.

11.14 And answering he Jesus answered and said to it: May no unto it, No man hereafter eat fruit of thee any more hereafter for ever. And his disciples heard it.

11.15 And they came come to Jerusalem. And when he was entered Jerusalem: and Jesus went into the temple, he and began to cast out them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the chairs seats of them that sold doves. doves;

11.16 And he suffered would not suffer that any man should carry a any vessel through the temple; temple.

11.17 And he taught, saying to them: unto them, Is it not written, My house shall be called of all nations the house of prayer to all nations? But you prayer? but ye have made it a den of thieves.

11.18 Which when And the scribes and chief priests heard it, and the scribes had heard, they sought how they might destroy him. For him: for they feared him, because all the whole multitude people was in admiration astonished at his doctrine.

11.19 And when evening even was come, he went forth out of the city.

11.20 And when they passed by in the morning morning, as they passed by, they saw the fig tree dried up from the roots.

11.21 And Peter remembering, said calling to him: Rabbi, behold remembrance saith unto him, Master, behold, the fig tree, tree which thou didst curse, cursedst is withered away.

11.22 And Jesus answering, answering saith to them: unto them, Have the faith of in God.

11.23 Amen For verily I say to unto you, that That whosoever shall say to unto this mountain, Be thou removed removed, and be thou cast into the sea, sea; and shall not stagger doubt in his heart, but believe, shall believe that whatsoever those things which he saith shall be done; it come to pass; he shall be done unto him. have whatsoever he saith.

11.24 Therefore I say unto you, all things, whatsoever you ask What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that you shall receive; ye receive them, and they ye shall come unto you. have them.

11.25 And when you shall ye stand to pray, praying, forgive, if you ye have aught ought against any man; any: that your Father also, who also which is in heaven, heaven may forgive you your sins. trespasses.

11.26 But if you will ye do not forgive, neither will your Father that which is in heaven, heaven forgive you your sins. trespasses.

11.27 And they come again to Jerusalem. And when Jerusalem: and as he was walking in the temple, there come to him the chief priests priests, and the scribes scribes, and the ancients, elders,

11.28 And they say to him: unto him, By what authority dost doest thou these things? and who hath given gave thee this authority that thou shouldst to do these things?

11.29 And Jesus answering, answered and said to them: unto them, I will also ask of you one word, question, and answer you me, and I will tell you by what authority I do these things.

11.30 The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from of men? Answer answer me.

11.31 But And they thought reasoned with themselves, saying: saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say, Why then did you ye not believe him?

11.32 If But if we shall say, From men, we fear Of men; they feared the people. For people: for all men counted John John, that he was a prophet indeed.

11.33 And they answering, say to Jesus: answered and said unto Jesus, We know not. cannot tell. And Jesus answering, answering saith to them: unto them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Chapter 12

12.1 And he began to speak to unto them in parables: by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard vineyard, and made a set an hedge about it, and dug digged a place for the winefat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen; husbandmen, and went into a far country.

12.2 And at the season he sent to the husbandmen a servant to servant, that he might receive of from the husbandmen of the fruit of the vineyard.

12.3 Who having laid hands on And they caught him, and beat him, and sent him away empty.

12.4 And again he sent to unto them another servant; and at him they cast stones, and wounded him in the head, and used sent him reproachfully. away shamefully handled.

12.5 And again he sent another, another; and him they killed: killed, and many others, of whom some they beat, others; beating some, and others they killed. killing some.

12.6 Therefore having Having yet therefore one son, most dear to him; his wellbeloved, he also sent him unto them also last of all, saying: unto them, saying, They will reverence my son.

12.7 But the those husbandmen said one to another: among themselves, This is the heir; come come, let us kill him; him, and the inheritance shall be ours. our's.

12.8 And laying hold on him, they took him, and killed him, and cast him out of the vineyard.

12.9 What shall therefore will the lord of the vineyard do? He he will come and destroy those husbandmen; the husbandmen, and will give the vineyard to unto others.

12.10 And have you ye not read this scripture, scripture; The stone which the builders rejected, the same rejected is made become the head of the corner:

12.11 By This was the Lord has this been done, Lord's doing, and it is wonderful marvellous in our eyes. eyes?

12.12 And they sought to lay hands hold on him, but they feared the people. For people: for they knew that he spoke this had spoken the parable to them. And leaving him, against them: and they left him, and went their way.

12.13 And they sent to send unto him some certain of the Pharisees and of the Herodians; that they should Herodians, to catch him in his words.

12.14 Who coming, And when they were come, they say to him: unto him, Master, we know that thou art a true speaker, true, and carest not for any man; no man: for thou regardest not the person of men, but teachest the way of God in truth. truth: Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar; Caesar, or shall we not give it? not?

12.15 Who Shall we give, or shall we not give? But he, knowing their wiliness, saith to them: hypocrisy, said unto them, Why tempt you ye me? bring me a penny penny, that I may see it.

12.16 And they brought it him. it. And he saith to them: unto them, Whose is this image and inscription? They say to superscription? And they said unto him, Caesar's.

12.17 And Jesus answering, answering said to them: unto them, Render therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's. And they marvelled at him.

12.18 And there came to Then come unto him the Sadducees, who which say there is no resurrection; and they asked him, saying: saying,

12.19 Master, Moses wrote unto us, that if any 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 to unto his brother.

12.20 Now there were seven brethren; brethren: and the first took a wife, and died leaving dying left no issue. seed.

12.21 And the second took her, and died: and died, neither did left he leave any issue. And seed: and the third in like manner. likewise.

12.22 And the seven all took her in like manner; had her, and did not leave issue. Last left no seed: last of all the woman also died. died also.

12.23 In the resurrection therefore, when they shall rise again, rise, whose wife shall she be of them? for the seven had her to wife.

12.24 And Jesus answering, saith to them: answering said unto them, Do ye not therefore err, because you ye know not the scriptures, nor neither the power of God?

12.25 For when they shall rise again from the dead, they shall neither marry, nor be married, are given in marriage; but are as the angels which are in heaven.

12.26 And as concerning touching the dead dead, that they rise again, rise: have you ye not read in the book of Moses, how in the bush God spoke to spake unto him, saying: saying, I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob?

12.27 He is not the God of the dead, but the God of the living. You living: ye therefore do greatly err.

12.28 And there came one of the scribes that had came, and having heard them reasoning together, and seeing perceiving that he had answered them well, asked him which was him, Which is the first commandment of all. all?

12.29 And Jesus answered him: him, The first commandment of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel: the Israel; The Lord thy our God is one God. Lord:

12.30 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God, God with all thy whole heart, and with all thy whole soul, and with all thy whole mind, and with all thy whole strength. This strength: this is the first commandment.

12.31 And the second is like to it: like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is no none other commandment greater than these.

12.32 And the scribe said to him: unto him, Well, Master, thou hast said in truth, that the truth: for there is one God, God; and there is no none other besides him. but he:

12.33 And that he should be loved to love him with all the whole heart, and with all the whole understanding, and with all the whole soul, and with all the whole strength; strength, and to love one's his neighbour as one's self, himself, is a greater thing more than all holocausts whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.

12.34 And when Jesus seeing saw that he had answered wisely, discreetly, he said to him: unto him, Thou art not far from the kingdom of God. And no man after that durst ask him any question.

12.35 And Jesus answering, answered and said, teaching while he taught in the temple: temple, How do say the scribes say, that Christ is the son of David?

12.36 For David himself saith said by the Holy Ghost: Ghost, The Lord LORD said to my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, until till I make thy thine enemies thy footstool.

12.37 David therefore himself calleth him Lord, Lord; and whence is he then his son? And a great multitude the common people heard him gladly.

12.38 And he said to unto them in his doctrine: doctrine, Beware of the scribes, who which love to walk go in long robes, clothing, and to be saluted love salutations in the marketplace, marketplaces,

12.39 And to sit in the first chairs, chief seats in the synagogues, and to have the highest places uppermost rooms at suppers: feasts:

12.40 Who Which devour the houses of widows under the widows' houses, and for a pretence of make long prayer: prayers: these shall receive greater judgment. damnation.

12.41 And Jesus sitting sat over against the treasury, and beheld how the people cast money into the treasury, treasury: and many that were rich cast in much.

12.42 And there came a certain poor widow, and she cast threw in two mites, which make a farthing.

12.43 And calling his disciples together, he called unto him his disciples, and saith to them: Amen unto them, Verily I say to unto you, That this poor widow hath cast in more in, than all they who which have cast into the treasury. treasury:

12.44 For all they did cast in of their abundance; but she of her want did cast in all that she had, even all her whole living.

Chapter 13

13.1 And as he was going went out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him: saith unto him, Master, behold see what manner of stones and what buildings are here. here!

13.2 And Jesus answering, answering said to him: unto him, Seest thou all these great buildings? There there shall not be left a one stone upon a stone, another, that shall not be thrown down.

13.3 And as he sat on upon the mount of Olivet Olives over against the temple, Peter and James and John and Andrew asked him apart: privately,

13.4 Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign when all these things shall begin to be fulfilled?

13.5 And Jesus answering, answering them began to say to them, say, Take heed lest any man deceive you. you:

13.6 For many shall come in my name, saying, I am he; Christ; and they shall deceive many.

13.7 And when you ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars, fear be ye not. For not troubled: for such things must needs be, be; but the end is shall not be yet.

13.8 For nation shall rise against nation nation, and kingdom against kingdom, kingdom: and there shall be earthquakes in divers places, and famines. These things there shall be famines and troubles: these are the beginning beginnings of sorrows.

13.9 But look take heed to yourselves. For yourselves: for they shall deliver you up to councils, councils; and in the synagogues you ye shall be beaten, beaten: and you ye shall stand be brought before governors rulers and kings for my sake, for a testimony unto against them.

13.10 And unto all nations the gospel must first be preached. published among all nations.

13.11 And But when they shall lead you you, and deliver you up, be not thoughtful take no thought beforehand what you ye shall speak; speak, neither do ye premeditate: but whatsoever shall be given you in that hour, that speak ye. For ye: for it is not you ye that speak, but the Holy Ghost.

13.12 And Now the brother shall betray his the brother unto to death, and the father his the son; and children shall rise up against the their parents, and shall work their cause them to be put to death.

13.13 And you ye shall be hated by of all men for my name's sake. But sake: but he that shall endure unto the end, he the same shall be saved.

13.14 And But when you ye shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not: he not, (let him that readeth let him understand: understand,) then let them that are be in Judea, Judaea flee unto to the mountains:

13.15 And let him that is on the housetop, housetop not go down into the house, nor neither enter therein therein, to take any thing out of the his house:

13.16 And let him that shall be is in the field, field not turn back again for to take up his garment.

13.17 And But woe to them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days. days!

13.18 But And pray ye, ye that these things happen your flight be not in the winter.

13.19 For in those days shall be affliction, such tribulations, as were was not from the beginning of the creation which God created until now, unto this time, neither shall be.

13.20 And unless except that the Lord had shortened the those days, no flesh should be saved: but for the sake of the elect which elect's sake, whom he hath chosen, he hath shortened the days.

13.21 And then if any man shall say to you, Lo, here is Christ; or, lo, he is here: do not believe. there; believe him not:

13.22 For there will rise up false Christs and false prophets, prophets shall rise, and they shall shew signs and wonders, to seduce (if seduce, if it were possible) possible, even the elect.

13.23 Take you heed therefore; behold But take ye heed: behold, I have foretold you all things.

13.24 But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun shall be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light. light,

13.25 And the stars of heaven shall be falling down, fall, and the powers that are in heaven, heaven shall be moved. shaken.

13.26 And then shall they see the Son of man coming in the clouds, clouds with great power and glory.

13.27 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.

13.28 Now learn a parable of the fig tree learn ye a parable. tree; When the her branch thereof is now yet tender, and the leaves are come forth, you putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is very near. near:

13.29 So you also ye in like manner, when you ye shall see these things come to pass, know ye that it is very nigh, even at the doors.

13.30 Amen Verily I say to unto you, that this generation shall not pass, until till all these things be done.

13.31 Heaven and earth shall pass away, away: but my word words shall not pass away.

13.32 But of that day or and that hour knoweth no man knoweth, neither man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, nor neither the Son, but the Father.

13.33 Take ye heed, watch and pray. For pray: for ye know not when the time is.

13.34 Even For the Son of Man is as a man who going into taking a far country, journey, who left his house; house, and gave authority to his servants over servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch.

13.35 Watch ye therefor, (for you therefore: for ye know not when the lord master of the house cometh: cometh, at even, or at midnight, or at the cockcrowing, or in the morning,) morning:

13.36 Lest coming on a sudden, suddenly he find you sleeping.

13.37 And what I say to you, unto you I say to all: unto all, Watch.

Chapter 14

14.1 Now After two days was the feast of the pasch, passover, and of the Azymes was after two days; unleavened bread: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take him by some wile lay hold on him, craft, and kill him. put him to death.

14.2 But they said: said, Not on the festival feast day, lest there should be a tumult among an uproar of the people.

14.3 And when he was being in Bethania, Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, and was as he sat at meat, there came a woman having an alabaster box of ointment of precious spikenard: spikenard very precious; and breaking she brake the alabaster box, she and poured it out upon on his head.

14.4 Now And there were some that had indignation within themselves, and said: said, Why was this waste of the ointment made?

14.5 For this ointment it might have been sold for more than three hundred pence, and have been given to the poor. And they murmured against her.

14.6 But And Jesus said: said, Let her alone, alone; why do you molest trouble ye her? She she hath wrought a good work upon on me.

14.7 For ye have the poor you have always with you: you always, and whensoever you will, you ye will ye may do them good: but me you ye have not always.

14.8 She hath done what she could: she is come beforehand aforehand to anoint my body for burial. to the burying.

14.9 Amen, Verily I say to unto you, wheresoever Wheresoever this gospel shall be preached in throughout the whole world, that this also which that she hath done, done shall be told spoken of for a memorial of her.

14.10 And Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve, went to unto the chief priests, to betray him to unto them.

14.11 Who hearing it And when they heard it, they were glad; glad, and they promised him they would to give him money. And he sought how he might conveniently betray him.

14.12 Now on And the first day of the unleavened bread, when they sacrificed the pasch, killed the passover, his disciples say to him: Whither said unto him, Where wilt thou that we go, go and prepare for thee to that thou mayest eat the pasch? passover?

14.13 And he sendeth forth two of his disciples, and saith to them: unto them, Go ye into the city; city, and there shall meet you a man carrying bearing a pitcher of water, water: follow him; him.

14.14 And whithersoever wheresoever he shall go in, say ye to the master goodman of the house, The master Master saith, Where is my refectory, the guestchamber, where I may shall eat the pasch passover with my disciples?

14.15 And he will shew you a large dining upper room furnished; furnished and prepared: there prepare ye make ready for us.

14.16 And his disciples went their way, forth, and came into the city; city, and they found as he had told them, said unto them: and they prepared made ready the pasch. passover.

14.17 And when in the evening was come, he cometh with the twelve.

14.18 And when as they were at table sat and eating, did eat, Jesus saith: Amen said, Verily I say to unto you, one One of you that which eateth with me shall betray me.

14.19 But And they began to be sorrowful, and to say to unto him one by one: one, Is it I? and another said, Is it I?

14.20 Who saith to them: One And he answered and said unto them, It is one of the twelve, who that dippeth with me his hand in the dish.

14.21 And the The Son of man indeed goeth, as it is written of him: but woe to that man by whom the Son of man shall be betrayed. It is betrayed! good were better it for him, if that man if he had not never been born.

14.22 And whilst as they were eating, did eat, Jesus took bread; bread, and blessing, broke, blessed, and brake it, and gave to them, and said: Take ye. This said, Take, eat: this is my body.

14.23 And having taken he took the chalice, giving cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them. And them: and they all drank of it.

14.24 And he said to them: unto them, This is my blood of the new testament, which shall be is shed for many.

14.25 Amen Verily I say to unto you, that I will drink no more of the fruit of the vine, until that day when that I shall drink it new in the kingdom of God.

14.26 And when they had said sung an hymn, they went forth to out into the mount of Olives.

14.27 And Jesus saith to them: You will all unto them, All ye shall be scandalized in my regard offended because of me this night; night: for it is written, I will strike smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be dispersed. scattered.

14.28 But after that I shall be risen again, am risen, I will go before you into Galilee.

14.29 But Peter saith to him: said unto him, Although all shall be scandalized in thee, offended, yet will not I.

14.30 And Jesus saith to him: Amen unto him, Verily I say to unto thee, to That this day, even in this night, before the cock crow twice, thou shall shalt deny me thrice.

14.31 But he spoke spake the more vehemently: Although vehemently, If I should die together with thee, I will not deny thee. And thee in like manner any wise. Likewise also said they all.

14.32 And they came to a farm called Gethsemani. And place which was named Gethsemane: and he saith to his disciples: disciples, Sit you ye here, while I shall pray.

14.33 And he taketh with him Peter and James and John with him; John, and he began to fear be sore amazed, and to be heavy. very heavy;

14.34 And he saith to them: unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful even unto death; stay you death: tarry ye here, and watch.

14.35 And when he was gone went forward a little, he and fell flat on the ground; ground, and he prayed, that prayed that, if it might be, were possible, the hour might pass from him.

14.36 And he saith: said, Abba, Father, all things are possible to thee: remove unto thee; take away this chalice cup from me; but me: nevertheless not what I will, but what thou wilt.

14.37 And he cometh, and findeth them sleeping. And he sleeping, and saith to Peter: unto Peter, Simon, sleepest thou? couldst thou couldest not thou watch one hour?

14.38 Watch ye, ye and pray that you pray, lest ye enter not into temptation. The spirit indeed truly is willing, ready, but the flesh is weak.

14.39 A going away again, And again he went away, and prayed, saying and spake the same words.

14.40 And when he returned, he found them again asleep, asleep again, (for their eyes were heavy,) and neither wist they knew not what to answer him.

14.41 And he cometh the third time, and saith to them: unto them, Sleep ye on now, and take your rest. It rest: it is enough: enough, the hour is come: behold come; behold, the Son of man shall be is betrayed into the hands of sinners.

14.42 Rise up, let us go. Behold, go; lo, he that will betray betrayeth me is at hand.

14.43 And immediately, while he was yet speaking, spake, cometh Judas Iscariot, Judas, one of the twelve: twelve, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves, from the chief priests and the scribes and the ancients. elders.

14.44 And he that betrayed him, him had given them a sign, saying: token, saying, Whomsoever I shall kiss, that same is he; lay hold on take him, and lead him away carefully. safely.

14.45 And when as soon as he was come, immediately going up he goeth straightway to him, he saith: Hail, Rabbi; and he saith, Master, master; and kissed him.

14.46 But And they laid their hands on him, and held took him.

14.47 An And one of them that stood by, drawing by drew a sword, struck and smote a servant of the chief high priest, and cut off his ear.

14.48 And Jesus answering, answered and said to them: unto them, Are you ye come out out, as to against a robber, thief, with swords and with staves to apprehend take me?

14.49 I was daily with you in the temple teaching, and you did not lay hands on me. But that ye took me not: but the scriptures may must be fulfilled.

14.50 Then his disciples leaving him, And they all fled away. forsook him, and fled.

14.51 And there followed him a certain young man followed him, man, having a linen cloth cast about his naked body; and they the young men laid hold on him. him:

14.52 But he, casting off And he left the linen cloth, and fled from them naked.

14.53 And they brought led Jesus away to the high priest; priest: and with him were assembled all the chief priests and the scribes elders and the ancients assembled together. scribes.

14.54 And Peter followed him from afar off, even into the court palace of the high priest; priest: and he sat with the servants at the fire, servants, and warmed himself. himself at the fire.

14.55 And the chief priests and all the council sought for evidence witness against Jesus, that they might Jesus to put him to death, death; and found none.

14.56 For many bore bare false witness against him, and but their evidences were witness agreed not agreeing. together.

14.57 And some rising up, bore there arose certain, and bare false witness against him, saying: saying,

14.58 We heard him say, I will destroy this temple that is made with hands, and within three days I will build another not made with without hands.

14.59 And But neither so did their witness did not agree. agree together.

14.60 And the high priest rising stood up in the midst, and asked Jesus, saying: saying, Answerest thou nothing to the things that are laid to thy charge by nothing? what is it which these men? witness against thee?

14.61 But he held his peace, and answered nothing. Again the high priest asked him, and said to him: unto him, Art thou the Christ Christ, the Son of the blessed God? Blessed?

14.62 And Jesus said to him: said, I am. And you am: and ye shall see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of the power of God, power, and coming with in the clouds of heaven.

14.63 Then the high priest rending rent his garments, saith: clothes, and saith, What need we any further witnesses?

14.64 You Ye have heard the blasphemy. What blasphemy: what think you? Who ye? And they all condemned him to be guilty of death.

14.65 And some began to spit on him, and to cover his face, and to buffet him, and to say unto him: him, Prophesy: and the servants struck did strike him with the palms of their hands.

14.66 Now when And as Peter was beneath in the court below, palace, there cometh one of the maidservants maids of the high priest. priest:

14.67 And when she had seen saw Peter warming himself, looking on him she saith: Thou looked upon him, and said, And thou also wast with Jesus of Nazareth.

14.68 But he denied, saying: saying, I neither know nor not, neither understand I what thou sayest. And he went forth before out into the court; porch; and the cock crew.

14.69 And again a maidservant seeing him, maid saw him again, and began to say to the standers by: them that stood by, This is one of them.

14.70 But And he denied it again. And after a while little after, they that stood by said again to Peter: Peter, Surely thou art one of them; them: for thou art also a Galilean. Galilaean, and thy speech agreeth thereto.

14.71 But he began to curse and to swear, saying; saying, I know not this man of whom you ye speak.

14.72 And immediately the second time the cock crew again. crew. And Peter remembered called to mind the word that Jesus had said unto him: him, Before the cock crow twice, thou shalt thrice deny me. me thrice. And when he began to weep. thought thereon, he wept.

Chapter 15

15.1 And straightway in the morning, morning the chief priests holding held a consultation with the ancients elders and the scribes and the whole council, binding and bound Jesus, led and carried him away, and delivered him to Pilate.

15.2 And Pilate asked him: him, Art thou the king King of the Jews? But And he answering, saith to him: answering said unto them, Thou sayest it.

15.3 And the chief priests accused him in of many things. things: but he answered nothing.

15.4 And Pilate again asked him, saying: him again, saying, Answerest thou nothing? behold in how many things they accuse witness against thee.

15.5 But Jesus still yet answered nothing; so that Pilate wondered. marvelled.

15.6 Now on the festival day at that feast he was wont to release released unto them one of the prisoners, prisoner, whomsoever they demanded. desired.

15.7 And there was one called named Barabbas, who was put in prison which lay bound with some seditious men, them that had made insurrection with him, who in the sedition had committed murder. murder in the insurrection.

15.8 And when the multitude was come up, they crying aloud began to desire that he would do, him to do as he had ever done unto them.

15.9 And But Pilate answered them, and said: saying, Will you ye that I release to unto you the king King of the Jews?

15.10 For he knew that the chief priests had delivered him up out of for envy.

15.11 But the chief priests moved the people, that he should rather release Barabbas to unto them.

15.12 And Pilate answered and said again answering, saith to them: unto them, What will you ye then that I shall do to unto him whom ye call the king King of the Jews?

15.13 But And they again cried out: out again, Crucify him.

15.14 And Then Pilate saith to them: said unto them, Why, what evil hath he done? But And they cried out the more: more exceedingly, Crucify him.

15.15 And so Pilate being Pilate, willing to satisfy content the people, released to them Barabbas, Barabbas unto them, and delivered up Jesus, when he had scourged him, to be crucified.

15.16 And the soldiers led him away into the court of the palace, hall, called Praetorium; and they called call together the whole band: band.

15.17 And they clothe clothed him with purple, and platting platted a crown of thorns, they and put it upon him. about his head,

15.18 And they began to salute him: him, Hail, king King of the Jews. Jews!

15.19 And they struck his smote him on the head with a reed: reed, and they did spit on him. And upon him, and bowing their knees, they adored knees worshipped him.

15.20 And after when they had mocked him, they took off the purple from him, and put his own garments clothes on him, and they led him out to crucify him.

15.21 And they forced compel one Simon a Cyrenian Cyrenian, who passed by, coming out of the country, the father of Alexander and of Rufus, to take up bear his cross.

15.22 And they bring him into unto the place called Golgotha, which being interpreted is, being interpreted, The place of Calvary. a skull.

15.23 And they gave him to drink wine mingled with myrrh; myrrh: but he took received it not.

15.24 And crucifying when they had crucified him, they divided parted his garments, casting lots upon them, what every man should take.

15.25 And it was the third hour, and they crucified him.

15.26 And the inscription superscription of his cause accusation was written over: over, THE KING OF THE JEWS.

15.27 And with him they crucify two thieves; the one on his right hand, and the other on his left.

15.28 And the scripture was fulfilled, which saith: saith, And with the wicked he was reputed. numbered with the transgressors.

15.29 And they that passed by blasphemed railed on him, wagging their heads, and saying: Vah, saying, Ah, thou that destroyest the temple of God, temple, and in three days buildest it up again; in three days,

15.30 Save thyself, coming and come down from the cross.

15.31 In like manner Likewise also the chief priests mocking, mocking said among themselves with the scribes one to another: scribes, He saved others; himself he cannot save.

15.32 Let Christ the king King of Israel come down descend now from the cross, that we may see and believe. And they that were crucified with him reviled him.

15.33 And when the sixth hour was come, there was darkness over the whole earth land until the ninth hour.

15.34 And at the ninth hour, hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying: saying, Eloi, Eloi, lamma sabacthani? Which lama sabachthani? which is, being interpreted, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?

15.35 And some of the standers by hearing, said: Behold them that stood by, when they heard it, said, Behold, he calleth Elias.

15.36 And one running ran and filling filled a sponge with spunge full of vinegar, and putting put it upon on a reed, and gave him to drink, saying: Stay, saying, Let alone; let us see if whether Elias will come to take him down.

15.37 And Jesus having cried out with a loud voice, and gave up the ghost.

15.38 And the veil of the temple was rent in two, twain from the top to the bottom.

15.39 And when the centurion who centurion, which stood over against him, seeing saw that crying out in this manner he had given so cried out, and gave up the ghost, said: Indeed he said, Truly this man was the son Son of God.

15.40 And there There were also women looking on afar off: among whom was Mary Magdalen, Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joseph, Joses, and Salome: Salome;

15.41 Who also (Who also, when he was in Galilee Galilee, followed him, and ministered to him, unto him;) and many other women that which came up with him to unto Jerusalem.

15.42 And now when evening the even was now come, (because because it was the Parasceve, preparation, that is, the day before the sabbath,) sabbath,

15.43 Joseph of Arimathea, a noble Arimathaea, an honourable counsellor, who was which also himself looking waited for the kingdom of God, came came, and went in boldly to unto Pilate, and begged craved the body of Jesus.

15.44 But And Pilate wondered that marvelled if he should be were already dead. And sending for dead: and calling unto him the centurion, he asked him if whether he were already had been any while dead.

15.45 And when he had understood knew it by of the centurion, he gave the body to Joseph.

15.46 And Joseph buying he bought fine linen, and taking took him down, and wrapped him up in the fine linen, and laid him in a sepulchre which was hewed hewn out of a rock. And he rock, and rolled a stone to unto the door of the sepulchre.

15.47 And Mary Magdalen, Magdalene and Mary the mother of Joseph, Joses beheld where he was laid.

Chapter 16

16.1 And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalen, Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that coming, they might come and anoint Jesus. him.

16.2 And very early in the morning, morning the first day of the week, they come to came unto the sepulchre, sepulchre at the sun being now risen. rising of the sun.

16.3 And they said one to another: among themselves, Who shall roll us back away the stone from the door of the sepulchre?

16.4 And looking, when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled back. For away: for it was very great.

16.5 And entering into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed with in a long white robe: garment; and they were astonished. affrighted.

16.6 Who And he saith to them: unto them, Be not affrighted; you affrighted: Ye seek Jesus of Nazareth, who which was crucified: he is risen, risen; he is not here, here: behold the place where they laid him.

16.7 But go, go your way, tell his disciples and Peter that he goeth before you into Galilee; Galilee: there you shall ye see him, as he told said unto you.

16.8 But And they going out, went out quickly, and fled from the sepulchre. For a trembling and fear had seized them: and sepulchre; for they trembled and were amazed: neither said nothing they any thing to any man; for they were afraid.

16.9 But he rising Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalen, Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils.

16.10 She And she went and told them that had been with him, who were mourning as they mourned and weeping. wept.

16.11 And they, when they hearing had heard that he was alive, and had been seen by of her, did not believe. believed not.

16.12 And after After that he appeared in another shape to form unto two of them walking, them, as they were going walked, and went into the country.

16.13 And they going went and told it to unto the rest: residue: neither did believed they believe them.

16.14 At length Afterward he appeared to unto the eleven as they were sat at table: meat, and he upbraided them with their incredulity unbelief and hardness of heart, because they did believed not believe them who which had seen him after he was risen again. risen.

16.15 And he said to them: unto them, Go ye into all the whole world, and preach the gospel to every creature.

16.16 He that believeth and is baptized, baptized shall be saved: saved; but he that believeth not shall be condemned. damned.

16.17 And these signs shall follow them that believe: believe; In my name they shall they cast out devils: devils; they shall speak with new tongues. tongues;

16.18 They shall take up serpents; and if they shall drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them: them; they shall lay their hands upon on the sick, and they shall recover.

16.19 And So then after the Lord Jesus, after he had spoken to unto them, he was taken received up into heaven, and sitteth sat on the right hand of God.

16.20 But And they going forth went forth, and preached every where: where, the Lord working withal, with them, and confirming the word with signs that followed. following. Amen.