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1 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard the report about Jesus. 1 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard the reports about Jesus,
2 "This is John the Baptist!" he told his servants. "He has been raised from the dead, and that's why supernatural powers are at work in him." 2 and he said to his attendants, "This is John the Baptist; he has risen from the dead! That is why miraculous powers are at work in him."
3 For Herod had arrested John, chained him, and put him in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, 3 Now Herod had arrested John and bound him and put him in prison because of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife,
4 since John had been telling him, "It's not lawful for you to have her!" 4 for John had been saying to him: "It is not lawful for you to have her."
5 Though he wanted to kill him, he feared the crowd, since they regarded him as a prophet. 5 Herod wanted to kill John, but he was afraid of the people, because they considered him a prophet.
6 But when Herod's birthday celebration came, Herodias' daughter danced before them and pleased Herod. 6 On Herod's birthday the daughter of Herodias danced for them and pleased Herod so much
7 So he promised with an oath to give her whatever she might ask. 7 that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked.
8 And prompted by her mother, she answered, "Give me John the Baptist's head here on a platter!" 8 Prompted by her mother, she said, "Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptist."
9 Although the king regretted it, he commanded that it be granted because of his oaths and his guests. 9 The king was distressed, but because of his oaths and his dinner guests, he ordered that her request be granted
10 So he sent orders and had John beheaded in the prison. 10 and had John beheaded in the prison.
11 His head was brought on a platter and given to the girl, who carried it to her mother. 11 His head was brought in on a platter and given to the girl, who carried it to her mother.
12 Then his disciples came, removed the corpse, buried it, and went and reported to Jesus. 12 John's disciples came and took his body and buried it. Then they went and told Jesus.
13 When Jesus heard about it, He withdrew from there by boat to a remote place to be alone. When the crowds heard this, they followed Him on foot from the towns. 13 When Jesus heard what had happened, he withdrew by boat privately to a solitary place. Hearing of this, the crowds followed him on foot from the towns.
14 As He stepped ashore, He saw a huge crowd, felt compassion for them, and healed their sick. 14 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick.
15 When evening came, the disciples approached Him and said, "This place is a wilderness, and it is already late. Send the crowds away so they can go into the villages and buy food for themselves." 15 As evening approached, the disciples came to him and said, "This is a remote place, and it's already getting late. Send the crowds away, so they can go to the villages and buy themselves some food."
16 "They don't need to go away," Jesus told them. "You give them something to eat." 16 Jesus replied, "They do not need to go away. You give them something to eat."
17 "But we only have five loaves and two fish here," they said to Him. 17 "We have here only five loaves of bread and two fish," they answered.
18 "Bring them here to Me," He said. 18 "Bring them here to me," he said.
19 Then He commanded the crowds to sit down on the grass. He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, He blessed them. He broke the loaves and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples [gave them] to the crowds. 19 And he directed the people to sit down on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke the loaves. Then he gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the people.
20 Everyone ate and was filled. Then they picked up 12 baskets full of leftover pieces! 20 They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over.
21 Now those who ate were about 5,000 men, besides women and children. 21 The number of those who ate was about five thousand men, besides women and children.
22 Immediately He made the disciples get into the boat and go ahead of Him to the other side, while He dismissed the crowds. 22 Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowd.
23 After dismissing the crowds, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray. When evening came, He was there alone. 23 After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone,
24 But the boat was already over a mile from land, battered by the waves, because the wind was against them. 24 but the boat was already a considerable distance from land, buffeted by the waves because the wind was against it.
25 Around three in the morning, He came toward them walking on the sea. 25 During the fourth watch of the night Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake.
26 When the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they were terrified. "It's a ghost!" they said, and cried out in fear. 26 When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. "It's a ghost," they said, and cried out in fear.
27 Immediately Jesus spoke to them. "Have courage! It is I. Don't be afraid." 27 But Jesus immediately said to them: "Take courage! It is I. Don't be afraid."
28 "Lord, if it's You," Peter answered Him, "command me to come to You on the water." 28 "Lord, if it's you," Peter replied, "tell me to come to you on the water."
29 "Come!" He said. And climbing out of the boat, Peter started walking on the water and came toward Jesus. 29 "Come," he said. Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water and came toward Jesus.
30 But when he saw the strength of the wind, he was afraid. And beginning to sink he cried out, "Lord, save me!" 30 But when he saw the wind, he was afraid and, beginning to sink, cried out, "Lord, save me!"
31 Immediately Jesus reached out His hand, caught hold of him, and said to him, "You of little faith, why did you doubt?" 31 Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught him. "You of little faith," he said, "why did you doubt?"
32 When they got into the boat, the wind ceased. 32 And when they climbed into the boat, the wind died down.
33 Then those in the boat worshiped Him and said, "Truly You are the Son of God!" 33 Then those who were in the boat worshiped him, saying, "Truly you are the Son of God."
34 Once they crossed over, they came to land at Gennesaret. 34 When they had crossed over, they landed at Gennesaret.
35 When the men of that place recognized Him, they alerted the whole vicinity and brought to Him all who were sick. 35 And when the men of that place recognized Jesus, they sent word to all the surrounding country. People brought all their sick to him
36 They were begging Him that they might only touch the tassel on His robe. And as many as touched it were made perfectly well. 36 and begged him to let the sick just touch the edge of his cloak, and all who touched him were healed.