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And he said unto her, Go thy way; the devil has gone out of thy daughter. And when she was come to her house, she found the devil gone out.
They bring unto him one that was deaf, and had an impediment in his speech; and they beseech him to put his hand upon him. And he took him aside from the multitude, and put his fingers into his ears; and he spit, and touched his tongue; and, looking up to heaven, he sighed, and saith unto him, Ephphatha, that is, Be opened. And straightway his ears were opened, and the string of his tongue was loosed, and he spake plain. * Great inultitudes came unto him, having with them those that were lame, blind, dumb, maimed ; and many others, and cast them down at Jesus' feet, and he healed them.
Jesus saith unto themi, How many loaves have ye? And they said, Seven, and a few little fishes. And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground. And he took the seven loaves and the fishes, and gave thanks, and brake them, and gave to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude. And they did all eat, and were filled : and they took up of the broken meat that was left, seven baskets full. And they that did eat were four thousand men, beside women and children.
He cometh to Bethsaida ; and they bring a blind man unto him, and besought him to touch him. And he took the blind man by the hand, and led him out of the town ; and when he had spit on his eyes, and put his hands upon him, he asked him if he saw aught? And he looked up, and said, I see men as trees walking. After that he put his hands again upon his eyes, and made him look up: and he was restored and saw every man clearly.
There came to him a certain man, kneeling down to him, and saying, Lord, have mercy on my son ; for he is lunatick, and sore vexed : for oft-times he falleth into the fire, and oft into the water. And Jesus rebuked the devil, and hea departed out of him: and the child was cured. " from that very hour.
Jesus saith unto him, (Peter) lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea, and cast an hook, and take up the fish that first cometh up; and, when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a piece of money : that take, and give unto them for me and thee.
Jesus said unto him, (Bartimeus) What wilt thou that I should do unto thee? The blind map said unto him, Lord, that I might receive m. sight. And Jesus said unto him, Go thy way; thy faith hath made thee whole. And immediately he received his sight.
The blind and the lame came to him in the la temple (at Jerusalem); and he healed them.
He went out of the city into Bethany ; and he lodged there. Now in the morning, as he re• turned into the city, he hungered. And when he saw a fig-tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only; and said unto it, Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever. And presently the fig-tree withered away. And when the disciples saw it, they mar. velled, saying, How soon is the fig-tree withered away!
Behold, a multitude, and he that was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them, and
drew neaf unto Jesus, to kiss him. But Jesus said unto him, Judas, betrayest thou the Son of man with a kiss ? When they which were about him, saw what would follow, they said unto him, Lord, shall we smite with the sword ? And one of them smote the servant of the high priest, and cut off his right ear. And Jesus answered, and said, Suffer ye thus far. And he touched his ear, and healed him.
CHAP. LVII. - NATIVITY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST.
The Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold a virgin shall conceive and bear a son and shall call his name Immanuel.
The birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise : when as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a public example, was minded to put her 1 away privily. But while he thought on these
things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife; for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost. And she shall bring forth a son, and 1. thou shalt call his name JESUS ; for he shall
save his people from their sins. (Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord, by the prophet, saying, Behold, a villania shall be with chill, and shall bring birti á 3/9, and they shall call liis name Eniauen with being interpreted is God with 15.
Then Joseph, being raised from sleep, did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife; and knew her not till she had brought forth her first born son : and he called his name JESUS.
CHAP. LVIII. ORIGINAL STATE OF MAN, SIN, THE FALL, AND
DEATH. God created man in his own image ; in the image of God created he him : male and female created he them. And God blessed them.
God hath made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions.. Man being in honour abideth not.
The Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden: and there he put the man whom he had formed. And out of the ground 'made the Lord God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight; and good for food : the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil. And the Lord God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden, to dress it and to keep it. And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat; but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it; for in the day thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die. For Adam there was not found , an help meet for him. And the Lord God made a woman, and brought her unto the man, And Adam called his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living..
Now the serpent was more subtle than any
beast of the field which the Lord God had made. And he said unto the woman, yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden : And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden : but of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die. And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die; for God doth know, that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened; and ye shall be as Gods, knowing good and evil. And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took, of the fruit thereof, and did eat; and gave also unto her husband with her, and he did eat. And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked ; and they sewed fig. leaves together, and made themselves aprons. And they heard the voice of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God amongst the trees of the garden. And the Lord God called unto Adamı and said unto him, Where art thou ? And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked and I hid myself. And he said, Who told thee that thou wasťnaked ? Hast thou eaten of the tree whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat? And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree and I did eat. And the Lord God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done ? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did