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1 Calling together the Twelve, Yeshua gave them power and authority to expel all the demons and to cure diseases; 1 When Jesus had called the Twelve together, he gave them power and authority to drive out all demons and to cure diseases,
2 and he sent them out to proclaim the Kingdom of God and to heal. 2 and he sent them out to preach the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.
3 He said to them, "Take nothing for your trip -- neither a walking stick nor a pack, neither bread nor money; and don't have two shirts. 3 He told them: "Take nothing for the journey--no staff, no bag, no bread, no money, no extra tunic.
4 Whatever house you enter, stay there and go out from there. 4 Whatever house you enter, stay there until you leave that town.
5 Wherever they don't welcome you, shake the dust from your feet when you leave that town as a warning to them." 5 If people do not welcome you, shake the dust off your feet when you leave their town, as a testimony against them."
6 They set out and went through village after village, healing and announcing the Good News everywhere. 6 So they set out and went from village to village, preaching the gospel and healing people everywhere.
7 Herod the governor heard about all that was going on and was perplexed, because it was said by some that Yochanan had been raised from the dead, 7 Now Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was going on. And he was perplexed, because some were saying that John had been raised from the dead,
8 by others that Eliyahu had appeared, and by others that one of the prophets of long ago had come back to life. 8 others that Elijah had appeared, and still others that one of the prophets of long ago had come back to life.
9 Herod said, "I had Yochanan beheaded, so who is this about whom I keep hearing such things?" And he began trying to see him. 9 But Herod said, "I beheaded John. Who, then, is this I hear such things about?" And he tried to see him.
10 On their return, the emissaries detailed to Yeshua what they had done. Then, taking them with him, he withdrew by himself to a town called Beit-Tzaidah. 10 When the apostles returned, they reported to Jesus what they had done. Then he took them with him and they withdrew by themselves to a town called Bethsaida,
11 But the crowds found out and followed him. Welcoming them, he went on to speak to them about the Kingdom of God and to heal those who needed to be healed. 11 but the crowds learned about it and followed him. He welcomed them and spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and healed those who needed healing.
12 The day began to draw to a close. The Twelve came to him and said, "Send the crowd away, so that they can go and get lodging and food in the towns and farms around here, because where we are is a remote place." 12 Late in the afternoon the Twelve came to him and said, "Send the crowd away so they can go to the surrounding villages and countryside and find food and lodging, because we are in a remote place here."
13 But he said to them, "Give them something to eat, yourselves!" They said, "We have no more than five loaves of bread and two fish -- unless we ourselves are supposed to go and buy food for all these people!" 13 He replied, "You give them something to eat." They answered, "We have only five loaves of bread and two fish--unless we go and buy food for all this crowd."
14 (For there were about five thousand men.) He said to his talmidim, "Make them sit down in groups of about fifty each." 14 (About five thousand men were there.) But he said to his disciples, "Have them sit down in groups of about fifty each."
15 They did what he told them and had them all sit down. 15 The disciples did so, and everybody sat down.
16 Then he took the five loaves and the two fish and, looking up toward heaven, made a b'rakhah, broke the loaves and began giving them to the talmidim to distribute to the crowd. 16 Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke them. Then he gave them to the disciples to set before the people.
17 Everyone ate as much as he wanted; and they took up what was left over, twelve baskets full of broken pieces. 17 They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over.
18 Once when Yeshua was praying in private, his talmidim were with him; and he asked them, "Who are the crowds saying I am?" 18 Once when Jesus was praying in private and his disciples were with him, he asked them, "Who do the crowds say I am?"
19 They answered, "Yochanan the Immerser; but others say Eliyahu, and others that some prophet of long ago has risen." 19 They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, that one of the prophets of long ago has come back to life."
20 "But you," he said to them, "who do you say I am?" Kefa answered, "The Mashiach of God!" 20 "But what about you?" he asked. "Who do you say I am?" Peter answered, "The Christ of God."
21 However, he, warning them, ordered them to tell this to no one, 21 Jesus strictly warned them not to tell this to anyone.
22 adding, "The Son of Man has to endure much suffering and be rejected by the elders, the head cohanim and the Torah-teachers; and he has to be put to death; but on the third day, he has to be raised to life." 22 And he said, "The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law, and he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life."
23 Then to everyone he said, "If anyone wants to come after me, let him say `No' to himself, take up his execution-stake daily and keep following me. 23 Then he said to them all: "If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.
24 For whoever tries to save his own life will destroy it, but whoever destroys his life on my account will save it. 24 For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will save it.
25 What will it benefit a person if he gains the whole world but destroys or forfeits his own life? 25 What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, and yet lose or forfeit his very self ?
26 For if someone is ashamed of me and of what I say, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when he comes in his glory and that of the Father and of the holy angels. 26 If anyone is ashamed of me and my words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when he comes in his glory and in the glory of the Father and of the holy angels.
27 I tell you the truth, there are some people standing here who will not experience death until they see the Kingdom of God." 27 I tell you the truth, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the kingdom of God."
28 About a week after Yeshua said these things, he took Kefa, Yochanan and Ya`akov with him and went up to the hill country to pray. 28 About eight days after Jesus said this, he took Peter, John and James with him and went up onto a mountain to pray.
29 As he was praying, the appearance of his face changed; and his clothing became gleaming white. 29 As he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became as bright as a flash of lightning.
30 Suddenly there were two men talking with him -- Moshe and Eliyahu! 30 Two men, Moses and Elijah,
31 They appeared in glorious splendor and spoke of his exodus, which he was soon to accomplish in Yerushalayim. 31 appeared in glorious splendor, talking with Jesus. They spoke about his departure, which he was about to bring to fulfillment at Jerusalem.
32 Kefa and those with him had been sound asleep; but on becoming fully awake, they saw his glory and the two men standing with him. 32 Peter and his companions were very sleepy, but when they became fully awake, they saw his glory and the two men standing with him.
33 As the men were leaving Yeshua, Kefa said to him, not knowing what he was saying, "It's good that we're here, Rabbi! Let's put up three shelters -- one for you, one for Moshe and one for Eliyahu." 33 As the men were leaving Jesus, Peter said to him, "Master, it is good for us to be here. Let us put up three shelters--one for you, one for Moses and one for Elijah." (He did not know what he was saying.)
34 As he spoke, a cloud came and enveloped them. They were frightened as they entered the cloud; 34 While he was speaking, a cloud appeared and enveloped them, and they were afraid as they entered the cloud.
35 and a voice came out of the cloud, saying, "This is my Son, whom I have chosen. Listen to him!" 35 A voice came from the cloud, saying, "This is my Son, whom I have chosen; listen to him."
36 When the voice spoke, Yeshua was alone once more. They kept quiet -- at that time they told no one anything of what they had seen. 36 When the voice had spoken, they found that Jesus was alone. The disciples kept this to themselves, and told no one at that time what they had seen.
37 The next day, as they were coming down out of the hill country, a large crowd met him. 37 The next day, when they came down from the mountain, a large crowd met him.
38 Suddenly a man in the crowd shouted, "Rabbi! Look at my son, I beg you, because he's my only child! 38 A man in the crowd called out, "Teacher, I beg you to look at my son, for he is my only child.
39 What happens is this: a spirit seizes him, and suddenly it lets out a shriek and throws him into convulsions with foaming at the mouth; and only with difficulty will it leave him. It's destroying him! 39 A spirit seizes him and he suddenly screams; it throws him into convulsions so that he foams at the mouth. It scarcely ever leaves him and is destroying him.
40 I asked your talmidim to drive the spirit out, but they couldn't." 40 I begged your disciples to drive it out, but they could not."
41 "Perverted people, without any trust!" Yeshua answered, "How long do I have to be with you and put up with you? Bring your son here." 41 "O unbelieving and perverse generation," Jesus replied, "how long shall I stay with you and put up with you? Bring your son here."
42 Even as the boy was coming, the demon dashed him to the ground and threw him into a fit. But Yeshua rebuked the unclean spirit, healed the boy and gave him back to his father. 42 Even while the boy was coming, the demon threw him to the ground in a convulsion. But Jesus rebuked the evil spirit, healed the boy and gave him back to his father.
43 All were struck with amazement at the greatness of God. While they were all marvelling at everything Yeshua was doing, he said to his talmidim, 43 And they were all amazed at the greatness of God. While everyone was marveling at all that Jesus did, he said to his disciples,
44 "Listen very carefully to what I'm going to say. The Son of Man is about to be betrayed into the hands of men." 44 "Listen carefully to what I am about to tell you: The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into the hands of men."
45 But they didn't understand what he meant by this. It had been concealed from them so that they would not grasp its meaning, and they were afraid to ask him about it. 45 But they did not understand what this meant. It was hidden from them, so that they did not grasp it, and they were afraid to ask him about it.
46 An argument arose among the talmidim as to which of them might be the greatest. 46 An argument started among the disciples as to which of them would be the greatest.
47 But Yeshua, knowing the thoughts of their hearts, took a child, stood him beside himself, 47 Jesus, knowing their thoughts, took a little child and had him stand beside him.
48 and said to them, "Whoever welcomes this child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the One who sent me. In other words, the one who is least among you all -- this is the one who is great." 48 Then he said to them, "Whoever welcomes this little child in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me. For he who is least among you all--he is the greatest."
49 Yochanan responded, "Rabbi, we saw someone expelling demons in your name; and we stopped him because he doesn't follow you along with us." 49 "Master," said John, "we saw a man driving out demons in your name and we tried to stop him, because he is not one of us."
50 Yeshua said to him, "Don't stop such people, because whoever isn't against you is for you." 50 "Do not stop him," Jesus said, "for whoever is not against you is for you."
51 As the time approached for him to be taken up into heaven, he made his decision to set out for Yerushalayim. 51 As the time approached for him to be taken up to heaven, Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem.
52 He sent messengers ahead of him, who went and entered a village in Shomron to make preparations for him. 52 And he sent messengers on ahead, who went into a Samaritan village to get things ready for him;
53 However, the people there would not let him stay, because his destination was Yerushalayim. 53 but the people there did not welcome him, because he was heading for Jerusalem.
54 When the talmidim Ya`akov and Yochanan saw this, they said, "Sir, do you want us to call down fire from heaven to destroy them?" 54 When the disciples James and John saw this, they asked, "Lord, do you want us to call fire down from heaven to destroy them ?"
55 But he turned and rebuked them. 55 But Jesus turned and rebuked them,
56 And they went on to another village. 56 and they went to another village.
57 As they were traveling on the road, a man said to him, "I will follow you wherever you go." 57 As they were walking along the road, a man said to him, "I will follow you wherever you go."
58 Yeshua answered him, "The foxes have holes, and the birds flying about have nests, but the Son of Man has no home of his own." 58 Jesus replied, "Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head."
59 To another he said, "Follow me!" but the man replied, "Sir, first let me go away and bury my father." 59 He said to another man, "Follow me." But the man replied, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father."
60 Yeshua said, "Let the dead bury their own dead; you, go and proclaim the Kingdom of God!" 60 Jesus said to him, "Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and proclaim the kingdom of God."
61 Yet another said, "I will follow you, sir, but first let me say good-by to the people at home." 61 Still another said, "I will follow you, Lord; but first let me go back and say good-by to my family."
62 To him Yeshua said, "No one who puts his hand to the plow and keeps looking back is fit to serve in the Kingdom of God." 62 Jesus replied, "No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God."