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39 but Jesus sent him away, saying, Return to thine own house, and shew how great things God hath done unto thee. And he went his way, and published throughout the whole city, how great things

40 Jesus had done unto him. And it" came to pal's, that when Jesus was returned, the people gladly received him: for they were all waiting for him.

41 And behold, there came a man' named Jairus, and he Was a ruler of the synagogue; and he sell down at Jesus' seet, and besought him that he

42 would come into his house: For he had one only daughter, about twelve years of age, and she lay a dying. (But as he went, the people thronged him.

And a woman having an illue of blood twelve


45 and -immediately :her issue of blood stanched." And Jesus said, Who touched me? When all denied, Peter, and they that were with him, said, Master, the multitude throng thee, and press theet[ and' sayest

46 thou, Who touched me? And Jesus said, Somebody hath touched me: for I perceive that virtue

47 is gone out of m'e. And when the woman saw that she was not hid, she came trembling, and salling

\ idown fcefere him, she declared unto him before all > '"the people, for what cause she had touched him,

48 and how she was healed immediately. And he said unto her, Daughter, be of good (/) comfort: thy saith hath made thee vyhole; go in peace.)

49 While lie vet spake, there cometh one from the ru!er of the synagogue's bouse, saying to him, Thy

50 daughter is dead; 'trouble; not the Master. But when Jesus heard /'/, he answered him, saying, Fear nw;: believe only, and she shall be made

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51 whole. And when he came into the house, he susfered no man to go in, save Peter, and James, and John, and the sather and the mother of the

52 maiden. And all wept, and (bewailed her: but he said, Weep not; she is riot dead, but fleepeth.

53 And they laughed him to scorn, knowing that file

54 was dead. And he. put them all out, and took her

55 by the hand, and called, saying, Maid, arise. And her spirit came again, and she arose straightway:

56 and he commanded to give her meat. And her parents were astonished: but he charged them that :they should tell no man what was done.

C II A .. P. IX. . , .

.'.a. . / ,-. . . . . . .: . .,. I nnHEN he called his twelve disciples together, and

. gave them power and authority over all devils, . &, and,tp cure diseases. And he sent them to preach (#) . ithe-kingdom of God, and to heal the sick. , » Andi.he said unto them, Take nothing for your\b) .j1fijourney, neither staves, npr scrip, neither bread, - , t neither money; neither have two coats apiece. i.,4/ And, whatsoever house ye enter into, there abide, . .,5 .and thence depart. And whosoever will not receive yi:i jJ(QuS when,ye go put of that city, shake off the

n; >verydust Jrpm your, seet for a testimony. against ;„fy JtljejJir. And, they, departed, .and went through ibtr)^ towns,, preach,jog the gospel, and, healing every

where. (.1;.-... „' it)J 'sioNow Herod the. tetrarch (c) heard of itll that was v i 1 done by.hhn ;: and he was perplexed, because that ... ;, it w,as, said of some.i that John was ;risen from: friSi *h,e dead :, And pf some, that Elias hfd appeared:

, . and .of others, that one of the old prophets was

(a) Sec Verse 6, and Matt. iii. 2.

(b) See Matt. x. 9. .

(c) See Matt. xj.v. i.

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,o/irifcn again.- And Herod saidy John have I beheadied': but who. is. this of whom I hear such thing*? . lAwd he desired to see him. i .: i .; . , ..,<. . r

10 And the. apostles, when they were returned, told f "fftinii arH that they had done. 'And he took them, and . went'' aside privately into a desert place, belonging

11 tor the city called Bethsaida. And the people when -.'.'they knew it, followed htm: and he received them,

: and spake unto them of the kingdom of God, and 7 2 healed them that had need of healing. And when ". 'the day began to wear away, then came the twelve 'aiwlv said unto him, Send the multitude away, that . -: -they may go: into the towns and country round about, and lodge,' and get victuals: for we are

13 herein a desert place. But he said unto them, Gitfe ye them to eat. And. they .said, ..We. have no more but five loaves and two fishes; except we

14 should go and buy meat for all thir people. .For they were about five thousand- men.. . And he said to his" disciples, Make them sit down by fifties in

i'5-a'company. And they did so, and made them all .iio-'sit dpwn.' Then he took the five loaves and the 'two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he bjested . ? them, and brake, and gave to the disciples to set 17 before the multitude. And they did eat* and were

all filled; and there was taken up of fragments *».:" that remained to them, twelve baslcets. } -,.?/ i-.n: k'fy And it came to pass as he was alone (d) praying,

his disciples were with him: and he asked them; si^yr I'9 ing; . Whom 'say the people that I ami .They 'Answering, said, John the Baptist: but some fitj

Elias: And others fay, that one of the old prophets 20 is risen again. He said unto them, But whom say

ye that I am? Peter answering, said, The. Christ it os' Qod> And he straitly charged them, and (oom

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22 manded them to tell no man that thing: Saying, The Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders, and chief priests and scribes, and be flain, and be raised the third day.

23- And he' said - to them ally If any man will come .after me, let him deny himself, and take up his

24 (e) cross daily, and follow me. For whosoever will save his lise, shall lose it: but whosoever will lose

25 his lise for my sake, the same shall save .it. For '.-".''What is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole

26 world, and lose himself, or be cast away? For .. whosoever stiall be ashamed of me and of my words,

- -of him shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he

shall come m his own glory and in his Father's, and 27-©f the holy angels. But I tell you of a truth, there

- . beJsome standing here which shall not taste of death,

till they see the kingdom of God {/).' . 1 iff* And it came to pass, about an eight days after these savings, he took Peter, and John, and James, 4g and went up into a mountain to pray. And as he ( prayed* the sashion of his countenance was altered,

30 and his raiment was white and glistering. And 'behold, there talked with htm two men, which

31 were Moses and Elias (g): Who appeared in glory, and spake of his decease which he should ac

ggstfomplish at Jerusalem (h). But Peter, and they that were with him, were heavy with steep; and H /:'Vfh6rt they were awake, they saw hi8/ glory, and

^J'thei two then that stood with him. And it came to

'3r pass, as they departed from him, Peter said Unto rJesus, Master, it is good for us to be hefe; and let '"^*s'-make three tabernacles, one for thee, atld one

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(e) Set Math H. 38.

(-/") Until they have seen the great power of God in the destruction of Jerusalem.

(r) See Mark ix. 4. Note.

(A) As the completion of the law and the prophet*.

:...I .! K 4. for for Molts, and one for Elias: not knowing what

34 he said (/). While he thus spake, there came a cloud, and overshadowed them: and they sealed as they

35 entered into the cloud. And there came a voice out cf the cloud, saying, This is my. btioved Son,

36 hear him. And when the voice was past, Jesus was found alone: and they kept it close, and told no man in those days any of those things which they had seen.

37 And it came to pass, that on the next day, when they were come down from the hill, much people

38 met him. And behold, a man of the company cried out, saying, Master,. I beseech thee, look upon

39 my son, for he is mine only child. And lo, a spirit taketh him, and he suddenly crieth out, and it teareth him that he foameth again, and bruising him,

40 hardly departeth ,srom him. And I besought thy disciples to cast ,him out, and they could not.

41 And Jesus answering said, O saithless and perverse generation, how long, shall I be with you, and suf

42 Fer you I bring thy son hither. And as: he was yet. a coming, the . devil threw him down, and .Uire him: and Jesus rebuked the uncsean spirit, and healed the child, and delivered him again to his sather. ,,

43 And they were all amazed at the mighty power of God: But while they wondered every one at all things which Jesus did, he said unto his disciples,

44 Let these sayings fink down into your ears (k); for the Son of man shall be delivered into, the hands of men.

45 But they understood not this saying, and it was hid from them, that they perceived it not: and they seared to ask him of that saying.

{{) See Mark be. 7.

(A) Let what I am going to fay make a deep impression upon you; for it is of the utmost consequence, that you should know how my ministry will end, notwithstanding the applause with which my miracles are now received.

46 Then

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