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A. D. 31.

51. Christ casteth out devils.

AND they came over unto the other side of M*. 5. 1 the sea, into the country of the Gadarenes, which L. 8. 26 is over against Galilee. And when he was come M*. 5. 2 out of the ship, immediately there met him out

of the tombs a man, which had devils long time, L. 8. 27
and ware no clothes, who had his dwelling among M*. 5. 3
the tombs; and no man could bind him, no, not
with chains: because that he had been often 4
bound with fetters and chains, and the chains
had been plucked asunder by him, and the fet-
ters broken in pieces: neither could any man
tame him. And always, night and day, he was 5
in the mountains, and in the tombs, crying, and
cutting himself with stones. But when he saw 6
Jesus afar off, he ran and worshipped him, and 7
cried with a loud voice, and said, 2 What have
I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of the most
high God? I adjure thee by God, that thou tor-
ment me not. For he said unto him, "Come 8
"out of the man, thou unclean spirit." And he 9
asked him, "What is thy name?" And he an-
swered, saying, My name is Legion: for we are
many. And he besought him much that he 10
would not send them away out of the country,

a Rev. 20.3. a into the deep. Now there was there nigh unto L. 8. 31
the mountains a great herd of swine feeding. M*.5.11
And all the devils besought him, saying, Send 12
us into the swine, that we may enter into them.
And forthwith Jesus gave them leave. And the 13
unclean spirits went out, and entered into the
swine and the herd ran violently down a steep
place into the sea, (they were about two thou-
sand;) and were choked in the sea. And they 14
that fed the swine fled, and told it in the city,
and in the country. And they went out to see
what it was that was done; and came to Jesus, L. 8. 35
and found the man, out of whom the devils were

2 What hast thou to do with me. M.


Christ eateth with publicans.



departed, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed, A. D. 31. and in his right mind: and they were afraid. M*. 5. And they that saw it told them how it befell to 16 him that was possessed with the devil, and also L. 8. concerning the swine. Then the whole multi37 tude of the country of the Gadarenes round about besought him to depart from them; for ↳ Acts 16. they were taken with great fear: and he went 38 up into the ship, and returned back again. Now the man out of whom the devils were departed M*. 5. besought him that he might be with him. How19 beit Jesus suffered him not, but saith unto him, "Go home to thy friends, and tell them how


great things the Lord hath done for thee, and 20" hath had compassion on thee." And he departed, and began to publish in Decapolis how great things Jesus had done for him: and all men did marvel.

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52. Christ eateth with publicans and sinners. He
raiseth Jairus' daughter.

AND he entered into a ship, and passed over,
M*.5.21 and came into his own city. And much people
L. 8. 40 gathered unto him, for they were all waiting
for him.

L. 5. 29 And Levi made him a great feast in his own
M. 9. house. And it came to pass, as Jesus sat at


10 meat in the house, behold, many publicans and
sinners came and sat down with him and his
11 disciples. And when the Pharisees saw it, they
said unto his disciples, Why eateth your Master
12 with publicans and sinners? But when Jesus a Gal.2.15.
heard that, he said unto them, "They that be
"whole need not a physician, but they that are
13 "sick. But go ye and learn what that mean-
"eth, "I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for Hos. 6.6.
"I am not come to call the righteous, but sin-
ners to repentance." Then came to him the 1 Tim. 1.
disciples of John, saying, Why do we and the 15.
Pharisees fast oft, but thy disciples fast not?





Mic. 6. 6,

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A. D. 31. And Jesus said unto them, "Can the children M. 2. "of the bridechamber fast, while the bridegroom 19


"is with them? as long as they have the bride



groom with them, they cannot fast. But the 20
days will come, when the bridegroom shall be
"taken away from them, and then shall they
"fast in those days."


And he spake also a parable unto them; "No L. 5. man putteth a piece of a new garment upon 36 "an old; if otherwise, then both the new maketh "a rent, and the piece that was taken out of the "new agreeth not with the old. And no man 37 putteth new wine into old bottles; else the



new wine will burst the bottles, and be spilled,
"and the bottles shall perish. But new wine 38
"must be put into new bottles; and both are
"preserved. No man also having drunk old 39
"wine straightway desireth new: for he saith,
"The old is better."


While he spake these things unto them, be- M".9.18 hold, there cometh one of the rulers of the M*.5.22 synagogue, Jairus by name; and when he saw him, he fell at his feet, and besought him greatly, 23 saying, My little daughter lieth at the point of death, (for he had one only daughter :) I pray L. 8. 42 thee, come and lay thy hands on her, that she M*. 5.23 may be healed; and she shall live. And Je- M.9.19 sus arose, and followed him, and so did his M. 5. disciples, and much people followed him, and 24, 25 Lev. 15. thronged him. And a certain woman, which had an issue of blood twelve years, and had 26 suffered many things of many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse, when she had 27 heard of Jesus, came in the press behind, and touched his garment. For she said, If I may 28 touch but his clothes, I shall be whole. And 29 straightway the fountain of her blood was dried up; and she felt in her body that she was healed of that plague. And Jesus said, "Who touched L. 8. 45

Jairus' daughter to life.


L. 8." me? When all denied, Peter and they that A. D. 31. were with him said, Master, the multitude throng thee and press thee, and sayest thou, 46 Who touched me? And Jesus said, "Somebody "hath touched me: for I perceive that virtue 47" is gone out of me." And when the woman saw that she was not hid, she came trembling, and falling down before him, she declared unto him before all the people for what cause she had touched him, and how she was healed immedi48 ately. And he said unto her, "Daughter, be of good comfort: thy faith hath made thee whole; M*.5.34" go in peace, and be whole of thy plague." 35 While he yet spake, there came from the ruler of the synagogue's house certain which said, Thy daughter is dead: why troublest thou 36 the Master any further? As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he saith unto the ruler of the synagogue, "Be not afraid, only L. 8. 50" believe, and she shall be made whole." And M*. 5. he suffered no man to follow him, save Peter,


37 and James, and John the brother of James.
38 And he cometh to the house of the ruler of
the synagogue, and seeth the tumult, and them
39 that wept and wailed greatly. And when he
was come in, he saith unto them, "Why make
ye this ado, and weep? the damsel is not
40“ dead, but sleepeth." And they laughed him



to scorn. * But when he had put them all out, Acts 9.40. he taketh the father and the mother of the damsel, and them that were with him, and 41 entereth in where the damsel was lying. And he took the damsel by the hand, and said unto her, "Talitha cumi;" which is, being interpreted, 42 Damsel, I say unto thee, arise. And straightway the damsel arose, and walked; for she was of the age of twelve years. And they were 43 astonished with a great astonishment. And he charged them straitly that no man should know it; and commanded that something should be


Two blind men receive sight.

A. D. 31. given her to eat. And the fame hereof went M". 9. abroad into all that land.


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53. He giveth sight to two blind men.
AND when Jesus departed thence, two blind
men followed him, crying, and saying, Thou son
of David, have mercy on us. And when he was 28
come into the house, the blind men came to
him and Jesus saith unto them, "Believe ye
"that I am able to do this?" They said unto
him, Yea, Lord. Then touched he their eyes, 29
saying, "According to your faith be it unto you."
And their eyes were opened; and Jesus straitly 30
charged them, saying, "See that no man know
"it." But they, when they were departed, spread 31
abroad his fame in all that country.

54. He casts out a dumb spirit.

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As they went out, behold, they brought to him a dumb man possessed with a devil. And when the devil was cast out, the dumb spake: and the multitudes marvelled, saying, It was never so seen in Israel. But the Pharisees said, 34 He casteth out devils through the prince of the devils.

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55. He is again rejected at Nazareth. AND he went out from thence, and came into his own country; and his disciples follow him. And when the sabbath day was come, he began 2 to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, Whence hath this M". 13. * Is. 49.7. man this wisdom, and these mighty works? a Is 54 not this the carpenter's son? is not his mother 55 called Mary? and his brethren, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas? and his sisters, are 56 they not all with us? Whence then hath this man all these things? and they were offended 57 in him. But Jesus said unto them, "A pro- M. 6. 4 phet is not without honour, but in his own


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