111The Phariseescame out and began to argue with Him, 2seeking from Him a asign from heaven, bto test Him.
123Sighingdeeplycin His spirit, He said, "Why does thisgenerationseek for a dsign? Truly I say to you, e4nofsign will be given to thisgeneration."13Leaving them, He againembarked and wentaway to the otherside.
And they had forgotten to takebread, and did not havemorethanoneloaf in the boat with them.
And He was givingorders to them, saying, "5Watch out! Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of 6Herod."16
They began to discuss with oneanother the fact that they hadnobread.
And Jesus, aware of this, said to them, "Why do you discuss the fact that you havenobread? 7Do you not yetseeorunderstand? Do you have a ghardenedheart?18"8HAVINGEYES, DO YOU NOT SEE? AND HAVINGEARS, DO YOU NOT HEAR? And do you not remember,19when I broke9the fiveloaves for the fivethousand, howmany10basketsfull of brokenpieces you picked up?" They said to Him, "Twelve."
20"When I broke 11the seven for the fourthousand, howmanylarge12basketsfull of brokenpieces did you pick up?" And they said to Him, "Seven."
And He was saying to them, "13Do you not yetunderstand?"22
And they came to 14Bethsaida. And they brought a blindman to Jesus and implored Him to 15touch him.
23Taking the blindman by the hand, He 16brought him out of the village; and after 17spitting on his eyes and 18laying His hands on him, He asked him, "Do you seeanything?"24
And he hlooked up and said, "I seemen, for iI see them liketrees, walkingaround."
25Thenagain He laid His hands on his eyes; and he lookedintently and was restored, and began to seeeverythingclearly.
And He sent him to his home, saying, "Do not evenenter19the village."
2720Jesuswent out, along with His disciples, to the villages of 21CaesareaPhilippi; and on the way He questioned His disciples, saying to them, "Who do peoplesay that I am?"2822They told Him, saying, "John the Baptist; and others say Elijah; but others, one of the prophets."
And He continued by questioning them, "But who do you say that I am?"23Peteranswered and said to Him, "You are jthe Christ."
And 24He kwarned them to tellnooneabout Him.