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defileth the man. 21 For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, 22 thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness. 23 All these evil things come from within, and defile the man."
§ 21. MIRACLE ON THE SYROPHENICIAN'S DAUGHTER.
24 Having left Capernaum, and arriving on the borders of Fyre and Sidon, our Lord is earnestly entreated by a Greek woman to heal her demoniac daughter. 27 Having proved her faith, He grants her request.
24 And from thence he arose, and went into the May. Borders of borders of Tyre and Sidon, and entered into an Tyre.
house, and would have no man know it; but he could not be hid. 25 For a certain woman, whose young daughter had an unclean spirit, heard of him, and came and fell at his feet; 26 the woman was a Greek, a Syrophenician by nation; and she besought him that he would cast forth the devil out of her daughter. 27 But Jesus said unto her, “Let the children first be filled; for it is not meet to take the children's bread, and to cast it unto the dogs.”
" 28 And she answered and said unto him, “ Yes, Lord; yet the dogs under the table eat of the children's crumbs.” 29 And he said unto her, “For this saying go thy way; the devil is gone out of thy daughter.” when she was come to her house, she found the devil gone out, and her daughter laid upon the bed.
§ 22. MIRACLE ON ONE DEAF AND STAMMERING.
31 Coming again to the Sea of Galilee, our Lord cures a
man deaf and having an impediment of speech.
31 And again, departing from the coasts of Tyre A.D. 29. and Sidon, he came unto the sea of Galilee, through Borders of the midst of the coasts of Decapolis. 32 And they Sea of
Galilee. bring unto him one that was deaf, and had an impediment in his speech; and they beseech him to put his hand upon him. 33 And he took him aside from the multitude, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spit, and touched his tongue ; 34 and looking up to heaven, he sighed, and saith unto him, “ Ephphatha," that is, “Be opened.' 35 And straightway his ears were opened, and the string of his tongue was loosed, and he spake plain. 36 And he charged them that they should tell no man; but the more he charged them, so much the more a great deal they published it, 37 and were beyond measure astonished, saying, “ He hath done all things well; he maketh both the deaf to hear, and the dumb to speak.”
MIRACLE OF FEEDING THE FOUR THOUSAND.
VIII. 1 Our Lord, compassionate on the multitude, nou with
Him three days, and having nothing to eat, 5 feeds them in the wilderness with seven loaves and two fishes.
In those days the multitude being very great, and May,
Borders of having nothing to eat, Jesus called his disciples unto
Sea. him, and saith unto them, ? “ I have compassion on
the multitude, because they have now been with me three days, and have nothing to eat, 3 and if I send them away fasting to their own houses, they will faint by the way ;
” for divers of them came from far. * And his disciples answered him, “From whence can a man satisfy these men with bread here in the wilderness ?” 5 And he asked them, “How many loaves have ye?” And they said, “ Seven." he commanded the people to sit down on the ground. And he took the seven loaves, and gave thanks, and brake, and gave to his disciples to set before them; and they did set them before the people.
; And they had a few small fishes; and he blessed, and commanded to set them also before them. So they did eat, and were filled ; and they took up of
l the broken meat that was left seven baskets. they that had eaten were about four thousand. And he sent them away.
§ 24. A SIGN FROM HEAVEN DEMANDED.
10 Coming into Dalmanutha, our Lord is asked by the
Pharisees for a sign from heaven. 12 He refuses, deeply moved by their unbelief. 13 Departing to the other side, 15 He warns against the principles of the Pharisees and of the Herodians, 17 and laments the slowness of his disciples to understand.
10 And straightway he entered into a ship with his disciples and came into the parts of Dalmanutha.
11 And the Pharisees came forth, and began to question with him, seeking of him a sign from heaven, tempting him. 12 And he sighed deeply in his spirit, and saith, “Why doth this generation seek
after a sign ? verily I say unto you, There shall no A.D. 29. I
May. sign be given unto this generation." 13 And he left them, and entering into the ship again, departed to the other side.
14 Now the disciples had forgotten to take bread, neither had they in the ship with them more than one loaf. 15 And he charged them, saying, “ Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, and of the leaven of Herod.” 16 And they reasoned among themselves, saying, “It is because we have no bread." 17 And when Jesus knew it, he saith unto them, “ Why reason ye, because ye have no bread? perceive ye not yet, neither understand? have ye your heart yet hardened ?
18 Having eyes, see ye not? and having ears, hear ye not ? and do ye not remember? 19 When I brake the five loaves among five thousand, how many baskets full of fragments took ye up?" They say unto him 66 Twelve.” 20 66 And when the seven among four thousand, how many baskets full of fragments took ye up?" And they said, “Seven." 21 And he said unto them, “How is it that ye do not understand ?”
§ 25. MIRACLE ON THE BLIND AT BETHSAIDA.
22 Our Lord gives sight and the use of it to a blind man;
26 and charges him not to tell any in the town.
22 And he cometh to Bethsaida ; and they bring May.
Bethsaida. a blind man unto him, and besought him to touch him. 23 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
A.D. 29. May. Bethsaida.
he saw ought.
and said, “ I see men as trees, walking." 25 After that he put his hands again upon his eyes, and made him look up; and he was restored, and saw every man clearly. 26 And he sent him away to his house, saying, “ Neither go into the town, nor tell it to any in the town.”
§ 26. CONFESSION OF PETER.
27 Journeying again to the north, near Cæsarea Philippi,
our Lord draws from Peter the confession that He is the Christ. 30 The disciples are charged to tell no man. 31 He begins to teach them of his death and resurrection. 32 Peter is severely rebuked. 34. Our Lord urges upon all the necessity of following Him in self-denial.
27 And Jesus went out, and his disciples, into the towns of Cæsarea Philippi. And by the way he asked his disciples, saying unto them, “Whom do men say
that I am ?” 28 And they answered, “ John the Baptist; but some say, Elias; and others, One of the prophets." 29 And he saith unto them, “ But whom say ye that I am ?” And Peter answereth and saith unto him, “ Thou art the Christ."
30 And he charged them that they should tell no man of him.
31 And he began to teach them, that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders, and of the chief priests, and scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again. 32 And he spake that saying openly. And Peter took him, and began to rebuke him. 33 But when he had turned about, and looked on his disciples, he rebuked Peter, saying, “Get thee behind me, Satan; for thou