11And it came to pass the day after, that he wentinto a citycalledNain;andmany of hisdisciples went withhim,andmuchpeople.12Nowwhen he came nigh to the gate of the city,behold , there was a dead man carried out , the onlyson of hismother,andshewas a widow:andmuchpeople of the citywaswithher.13And when the Lordsawher, he had compassiononher,andsaid unto her,Weepnot.14And he came and touched the bier:aand they that bare him stood still . And he said , Young man, I say unto thee,Arise .15And he that was dead sat up , andbegan to speak . And he deliveredhim to hismother.16And there came a fear on all:and they glorifiedGod,saying , That a greatprophet is risen upamongus;and,ThatGod hath visitedhispeople.17Andthisrumourofhim went forththroughoutallJudaea,andthroughoutall the region round about.18And the disciples of Johnshewedhimofall these things.19AndJohncalling unto him twoofhisdisciplessent them toJesus,saying , Artthou he that should come ? or look we foranother?20When the men were comeuntohim, they said , JohnBaptist hath sentusuntothee,saying , Artthou he that should come ? or look we foranother?21Andin that samehour he curedmanyof their infirmitiesandplagues,and of evilspirits;and unto many that were blind he gavesight .
22ThenJesusansweringsaid unto them,Go your way , and tellJohn what things ye have seenandheard ; how that the blindsee , the lamewalk , the lepers are cleansed , the deafhear , the dead are raised , to the poor the gospel is preached .23Andblessedis he, whosoevershallnot be offendedinme.24And when the messengers of John were departed , he began to speakunto the peopleconcerningJohn,What went ye outinto the wilderness for to see ? A reedshakenwith the wind?25Butwhat went ye out for to see ? A manclothedinsoftraiment?Behold , they which aregorgeouslyapparelled,andlivedelicately,arein kings' courts.26Butwhat went ye out for to see ? A prophet?Yea, I say unto you,and much more than a prophet.27Thisis he, ofwhom it is written , Behold , Isendmymessengerbeforethyface,which shall preparethywaybeforethee.28For I say unto you,Among those that are born of women there isnot a greaterprophetthanJohn the Baptist:but he that is leastin the kingdom of Godis greater thanhe.29Andall the people that heard him, and the publicans,justifiedGod, being baptized with the baptism of John.30But the Phariseesandlawyersrejectedb the counsel of Godagainstthemselves,beingnotbaptizedofhim.31And the Lordsaid , Whereuntothen shall I liken the men of thisgeneration?and to what are theylike?32They arelike unto childrensittingin the marketplace,andcalling one to another,andsaying , We have piped unto you,and ye havenotdanced ; we have mourned to you,and ye havenotwept .33ForJohn the Baptistcameneithereatingbreadnordrinkingwine;and ye say , He hath a devil.34The Son of man is comeeatinganddrinking ; and ye say , Behold a gluttonousman,and a winebibber, a friend of publicansandsinners!35Butwisdom is justifiedofallherchildren.