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1 And he said to them, "Truly I say to you, that there are some of those standing here who will never experience death until they see the kingdom of God having come with power." 1 And he said to them, "I tell you the truth, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the kingdom of God come with power."
2 And after six days, Jesus took along Peter and James and John, and led them to a high mountain by themselves alone. And he was transfigured before them, 2 After six days Jesus took Peter, James and John with him and led them up a high mountain, where they were all alone. There he was transfigured before them.
3 and his clothing became radiant--extremely white, like no cloth refiner on earth can {make so white}. 3 His clothes became dazzling white, whiter than anyone in the world could bleach them.
4 And Elijah appeared to them together with Moses, and they were talking with Jesus. 4 And there appeared before them Elijah and Moses, who were talking with Jesus.
5 And Peter answered [and] said to Jesus, "Rabbi, it is good [that] we are here! And let us make three shelters, one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah." 5 Peter said to Jesus, "Rabbi, it is good for us to be here. Let us put up three shelters--one for you, one for Moses and one for Elijah."
6 (For he did not know what he should answer, because they were terrified.) 6 (He did not know what to say, they were so frightened.)
7 And a cloud came, overshadowing them, and a voice came from the cloud, "This is my beloved Son. Listen to him!" 7 Then a cloud appeared and enveloped them, and a voice came from the cloud: "This is my Son, whom I love. Listen to him!"
8 And suddenly, looking around, they no longer saw anyone with them but Jesus alone. 8 Suddenly, when they looked around, they no longer saw anyone with them except Jesus.
9 And [as] they were coming down from the mountain, he ordered them that they should tell no one [the things] that they had seen, except when the Son of Man had risen from the dead. 9 As they were coming down the mountain, Jesus gave them orders not to tell anyone what they had seen until the Son of Man had risen from the dead.
10 And they kept the matter to themselves, discussing what this rising from the dead {meant}. 10 They kept the matter to themselves, discussing what "rising from the dead" meant.
11 And they asked him, saying, "{Why do} the scribes say that Elijah must come first?" 11 And they asked him, "Why do the teachers of the law say that Elijah must come first?"
12 And he said to them, "Elijah indeed does come first [and] restores all [things]. And how is it written concerning the Son of Man that he should suffer many [things] and be treated with contempt? 12 Jesus replied, "To be sure, Elijah does come first, and restores all things. Why then is it written that the Son of Man must suffer much and be rejected?
13 But I tell you that indeed Elijah has come, and they did to him whatever they wanted, just as it is written about him." 13 But I tell you, Elijah has come, and they have done to him everything they wished, just as it is written about him."
14 And [when they] came to the disciples, they saw a large crowd around them and scribes arguing with them. 14 When they came to the other disciples, they saw a large crowd around them and the teachers of the law arguing with them.
15 And immediately the whole crowd, [when they] saw him, were amazed, and ran up to [him] [and] greeted him. 15 As soon as all the people saw Jesus, they were overwhelmed with wonder and ran to greet him.
16 And he asked them, "What are you arguing [about] with them?" 16 "What are you arguing with them about?" he asked.
17 And one [individual] from the crowd answered him, "Teacher, I brought to you my son who has {a spirit that makes him mute}. 17 A man in the crowd answered, "Teacher, I brought you my son, who is possessed by a spirit that has robbed him of speech.
18 And whenever it seizes him, it throws him down and he foams at the mouth and grinds his teeth and becomes paralyzed. And I told your disciples that they should expel it, and they were not able [to do so]. 18 Whenever it seizes him, it throws him to the ground. He foams at the mouth, gnashes his teeth and becomes rigid. I asked your disciples to drive out the spirit, but they could not."
19 And he answered them [and] said, "O unbelieving generation! {How long} will I be with you? {How long} must I put up with you? Bring him to me!" 19 "O unbelieving generation," Jesus replied, "how long shall I stay with you? How long shall I put up with you? Bring the boy to me."
20 And they brought him to him. And [when he] saw him, the spirit immediately convulsed him, and falling on the ground, he began to roll around, foaming at the mouth. 20 So they brought him. When the spirit saw Jesus, it immediately threw the boy into a convulsion. He fell to the ground and rolled around, foaming at the mouth.
21 And he asked his father how long it was since this had been happening to him. And he said, "From childhood. 21 Jesus asked the boy's father, "How long has he been like this?" "From childhood," he answered.
22 And often it has thrown him both into fire and into water, in order that it could destroy him. But if you are able [to do] anything, have compassion on us [and] help us!" 22 "It has often thrown him into fire or water to kill him. But if you can do anything, take pity on us and help us."
23 But Jesus said to him, "If you are able! All [things] [are] possible for the one who believes!" 23 " 'If you can'?" said Jesus. "Everything is possible for him who believes."
24 Immediately the father of the child cried out [and] said, "I believe! Help my unbelief!" 24 Immediately the boy's father exclaimed, "I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief !"
25 Now [when] Jesus saw that a crowd was running together, he rebuked the unclean spirit, saying to it, "Mute and deaf spirit, I command you, come out of him, and enter into him no more!" 25 When Jesus saw that a crowd was running to the scene, he rebuked the evil spirit. "You deaf and mute spirit," he said, "I command you, come out of him and never enter him again."
26 And it came out, screaming and convulsing [him] greatly, and he became as if [he were] dead, so that most [of them] said, "He has died!" 26 The spirit shrieked, convulsed him violently and came out. The boy looked so much like a corpse that many said, "He's dead."
27 But Jesus took hold of his hand [and] raised him up, and he stood up. 27 But Jesus took him by the hand and lifted him to his feet, and he stood up.
28 And [after] he had entered into the house, his disciples asked him privately, "Why were we not able to expel it?" 28 After Jesus had gone indoors, his disciples asked him privately, "Why couldn't we drive it out?"
29 And he said to them, "This kind can come out by nothing except by prayer." 29 He replied, "This kind can come out only by prayer. "
30 And from there they went out [and] passed through Galilee. And he did not want anyone to know, 30 They left that place and passed through Galilee. Jesus did not want anyone to know where they were,
31 for he was teaching his disciples and was telling them, "The Son of Man is being betrayed into the hands of men, and they will kill him. And [when he] is killed, after three days he will rise." 31 because he was teaching his disciples. He said to them, "The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into the hands of men. They will kill him, and after three days he will rise."
32 But they did not understand the statement, and they were afraid to ask him. 32 But they did not understand what he meant and were afraid to ask him about it.
33 And they came to Capernaum. And [after he] was in the house, he asked them, "What were you discussing on the way?" 33 They came to Capernaum. When he was in the house, he asked them, "What were you arguing about on the road?"
34 But they were silent, because they had argued with one another on the way [about] who [was] greatest. 34 But they kept quiet because on the way they had argued about who was the greatest.
35 And he sat down [and] called the twelve and said to them, "If anyone wants to be first, he will be last of all and servant of all." 35 Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, "If anyone wants to be first, he must be the very last, and the servant of all."
36 And he took a young child [and] had him stand {among them}. And taking him in his arms, he said to them, 36 He took a little child and had him stand among them. Taking him in his arms, he said to them,
37 "Whoever welcomes one of the young children such as these in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me, but the one who sent me." 37 "Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me."
38 John said to him, "Teacher, we saw someone expelling demons in your name, and we tried to prevent him because he was not following us." 38 "Teacher," said John, "we saw a man driving out demons in your name and we told him to stop, because he was not one of us."
39 But Jesus said, "Do not prevent him, because there is no one who does a miracle in my name and will be able soon afterward to speak evil of me. 39 "Do not stop him," Jesus said. "No one who does a miracle in my name can in the next moment say anything bad about me,
40 For whoever is not against us is for us. 40 for whoever is not against us is for us.
41 For whoever gives you a cup of water to drink in [my] name because you are Christ's, truly I say to you that he will never lose his reward. 41 I tell you the truth, anyone who gives you a cup of water in my name because you belong to Christ will certainly not lose his reward.
42 "And whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it is better for him if instead {a large millstone} is placed around his neck and he is thrown into the sea. 42 "And if anyone causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to be thrown into the sea with a large millstone tied around his neck.
43 And if your hand causes you to sin, cut it off! It is better [for] you to enter into life crippled than, having two hands, to go into hell--into the unquenchable fire! 43 If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life maimed than with two hands to go into hell, where the fire never goes out.
45 And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off! It is better [for] you to enter into life lame than, having two feet, to be thrown into hell! 45 And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life crippled than to have two feet and be thrown into hell.
47 And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out! It is better [for] you to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye than, having two eyes, to be thrown into hell, 47 And if your eye causes you to sin, pluck it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell,
48 'where their worm does not die and the fire is not extinguished.' 48 where " 'their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.'
49 For everyone will be salted with fire. 49 Everyone will be salted with fire.
50 Salt [is] good, but if the salt becomes deprived of its salt content, by what can you make it salty? Have salt among yourselves, and be at peace with one another." 50 "Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can you make it salty again? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with each other."