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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 and he said to his servants, "This is John the Baptist! He has been raised from the dead, and for this [reason] miraculous 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, [after] arresting John, bound him and put [him] in prison on account of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip, 3 Now Herod had arrested John and bound him and put him in prison because of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife,
4 because John had been saying to him, "It is not permitted for you to have her." 4 for John had been saying to him: "It is not lawful for you to have her."
5 And [although he] wanted to kill him, he feared the crowd, because they looked upon 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 took place, the daughter of Herodias danced in the midst [of them] and pleased Herod. 6 On Herod's birthday the daughter of Herodias danced for them and pleased Herod so much
7 Therefore he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked. 7 that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked.
8 And coached by her mother, she said, "Give me the head of John the Baptist here on a platter!" 8 Prompted by her mother, she said, "Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptist."
9 And [although] the king was distressed, because of his oaths and his {dinner guests} he commanded [the request] to be granted. 9 The king was distressed, but because of his oaths and his dinner guests, he ordered that her request be granted
10 And he sent [orders] [and] had John beheaded in the prison, 10 and had John beheaded in the prison.
11 and his head was brought on a platter and given to the girl, and she brought [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 And his disciples came [and] took away the corpse and buried it, and went [and] told Jesus. 12 John's disciples came and took his body and buried it. Then they went and told Jesus.
13 Now [when] Jesus heard [it], he withdrew from there in a boat to an isolated place by himself. And [when] the crowds heard [it], they followed him by land 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 And [as he] got out, he saw the large crowd and had compassion on them and healed their sick. 14 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick.
15 Now [when it] was evening, the disciples came to him saying, "The place is desolate and the hour {is late}. Release the crowds so that they can go away into the villages [and] purchase 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 But Jesus said to them, "They do not {need} to go away. You give them [something] to eat." 16 Jesus replied, "They do not need to go away. You give them something to eat."
17 And they said to him, "We do not have [anything] here except five loaves and two fish." 17 "We have here only five loaves of bread and two fish," they answered.
18 So he said, "Bring them here to me." 18 "Bring them here to me," he said.
19 And he commanded the crowds to recline for a meal on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish [and] looking up to heaven, he gave thanks. And [after] breaking [them], he gave the loaves 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 And they all ate and were satisfied, and they picked up what was left over of the broken pieces, twelve baskets full. 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 five thousand men, in addition to women and children. 21 The number of those who ate was about five thousand men, besides women and children.
22 And immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go ahead of him to the other side, while he sent away 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 And [after he] sent away the crowds, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. So [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 many stadia distant from the land, being beaten by the waves, because the wind was against [it]. 24 but the boat was already a considerable distance from land, buffeted by the waves because the wind was against it.
25 And in the fourth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea. 25 During the fourth watch of the night Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake.
26 But the disciples, [when they] saw him walking on the sea, were terrified, saying, "It is a ghost!" and they 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 But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, "Have courage, I am [he]! Do not be afraid!" 27 But Jesus immediately said to them: "Take courage! It is I. Don't be afraid."
28 And Peter answered him [and] said, "Lord, if {it is you}, 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 So he said, "Come!" And getting out of the boat, Peter walked 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 strong wind, he was afraid. And beginning to sink, he cried out, saying, "Lord, save me!" 30 But when he saw the wind, he was afraid and, beginning to sink, cried out, "Lord, save me!"
31 And immediately Jesus extended his hand [and] caught 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 And [when] they got into the boat, the wind abated. 32 And when they climbed into the boat, the wind died down.
33 So those in the boat worshiped him, saying, "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 And [after they] had crossed over, they came to land at Gennesaret. 34 When they had crossed over, they landed at Gennesaret.
35 And [when] the men of that place recognized him, they sent [word] into that whole surrounding region, and they brought to him all those {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 And they were imploring him that they might only touch the edge of his cloak, and all those who touched [it] were cured. 36 and begged him to let the sick just touch the edge of his cloak, and all who touched him were healed.