"I brought him to Your disciples, and they could not cure him."
And Jesusanswered and said, "You unbelieving and pervertedgeneration, howlong shall I be with you? Howlong shall I put up with you? Bring him here to Me."18
And Jesusrebuked him, and the demoncame out of him, and the boy was curedaat once .
19Then the disciplescame to Jesusprivately and said, "Whycould we not drive it out?"
And He said to them, "Because of the littleness of your faith; for truly I say to you, 1if you havefaithbthe size of 2a mustardseed, you will say to 3thismountain, 'Move from here to there,' and it will move; and 4nothing will be impossible to you.21
["c5But thiskind does not go out except by prayer and fasting."]
226And while they were gatheringtogether in Galilee, Jesussaid to them, "The Son of Man is going to be ddelivered into the hands of men;23and 7they will kill Him, and He will be raised on the thirdday." And they were deeplygrieved.
When they came to Capernaum, those who collected8the etwo-drachma tax came to Peter and said, "Does your teacher not pay9the ftwo-drachma tax?"
He said, "Yes." And when he came into the house, Jesusspoke to him first, saying, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do the kings of the earthcollect10customsor11poll-tax, from their sonsor from strangers?"26
When Peter said, "From strangers," Jesussaid to him, "Then the sons are gexempt.