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1 And when he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him. 1 When he came down from the mountainside, large crowds followed him.
2 And behold, there came to him a leper and worshipped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. 2 A man with leprosy came and knelt before him and said, "Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean."
3 And he stretched forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will; be thou made clean. And straightway his leprosy was cleansed. 3 Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. "I am willing," he said. "Be clean!" Immediately he was cured of his leprosy.
4 And Jesus saith unto him, See thou tell no man; but go, show thyself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them. 4 Then Jesus said to him, "See that you don't tell anyone. But go, show yourself to the priest and offer the gift Moses commanded, as a testimony to them."
5 And when he was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him, 5 When Jesus had entered Capernaum, a centurion came to him, asking for help.
6 and saying, Lord, my servant lieth in the house sick of the palsy, grievously tormented. 6 "Lord," he said, "my servant lies at home paralyzed and in terrible suffering."
7 And he saith unto him, I will come and heal him. 7 Jesus said to him, "I will go and heal him."
8 And the centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof; but only say the word, and my servant shall be healed. 8 The centurion replied, "Lord, I do not deserve to have you come under my roof. But just say the word, and my servant will be healed.
9 For I also am a man under authority, having under myself soldiers: and I say to this one, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it. 9 For I myself am a man under authority, with soldiers under me. I tell this one, 'Go,' and he goes; and that one, 'Come,' and he comes. I say to my servant, 'Do this,' and he does it."
10 And when Jesus heard it, he marvelled, and said to them that followed, Verily I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel. 10 When Jesus heard this, he was astonished and said to those following him, "I tell you the truth, I have not found anyone in Israel with such great faith.
11 And I say unto you, that many shall come from the east and the west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven: 11 I say to you that many will come from the east and the west, and will take their places at the feast with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven.
12 but the sons of the kingdom shall be cast forth into the outer darkness: there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth. 12 But the subjects of the kingdom will be thrown outside, into the darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."
13 And Jesus said unto the centurion, Go thy way; as thou hast believed, [so] be it done unto thee. And the servant was healed in that hour. 13 Then Jesus said to the centurion, "Go! It will be done just as you believed it would." And his servant was healed at that very hour.
14 And when Jesus was come into Peter's house, he saw his wife's mother lying sick of a fever. 14 When Jesus came into Peter's house, he saw Peter's mother-in-law lying in bed with a fever.
15 And he touched her hand, and the fever left her; and she arose, and ministered unto him. 15 He touched her hand and the fever left her, and she got up and began to wait on him.
16 And when even was come, they brought unto him many possessed with demons: and he cast out the spirits with a word, and healed all that were sick: 16 When evening came, many who were demon-possessed were brought to him, and he drove out the spirits with a word and healed all the sick.
17 that it might be fulfilled which was spoken through Isaiah the prophet, saying: Himself took our infirmities, and bare our diseases. 17 This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah: "He took up our infirmities and carried our diseases."
18 Now when Jesus saw great multitudes about him, he gave commandments to depart unto the other side. 18 When Jesus saw the crowd around him, he gave orders to cross to the other side of the lake.
19 And there came a scribe, and said unto him, Teacher, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest. 19 Then a teacher of the law came to him and said, "Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go."
20 And Jesus saith unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the heaven [have] nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head. 20 Jesus replied, "Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head."
21 And another of the disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father. 21 Another disciple said to him, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father."
22 But Jesus saith unto him, Follow me; and leave the dead to bury their own dead. 22 But Jesus told him, "Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead."
23 And when he was entered into a boat, his disciples followed him. 23 Then he got into the boat and his disciples followed him.
24 And behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the boat was covered with the waves: but he was asleep. 24 Without warning, a furious storm came up on the lake, so that the waves swept over the boat. But Jesus was sleeping.
25 And they came to him, and awoke him, saying, Save, Lord; we perish. 25 The disciples went and woke him, saying, "Lord, save us! We're going to drown!"
26 And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm. 26 He replied, "You of little faith, why are you so afraid?" Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and it was completely calm.
27 And the men marvelled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him? 27 The men were amazed and asked, "What kind of man is this? Even the winds and the waves obey him!"
28 And when he was come to the other side into the country of the Gadarenes, there met him two possessed with demons, coming forth out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man could pass by that way. 28 When he arrived at the other side in the region of the Gadarenes, two demon-possessed men coming from the tombs met him. They were so violent that no one could pass that way.
29 And behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with thee, thou Son of God? art thou come hither to torment us before the time? 29 "What do you want with us, Son of God?" they shouted. "Have you come here to torture us before the appointed time?"
30 Now there was afar off from them a herd of many swine feeding. 30 Some distance from them a large herd of pigs was feeding.
31 And the demons besought him, saying, If thou cast us out, send us away into the herd of swine. 31 The demons begged Jesus, "If you drive us out, send us into the herd of pigs."
32 And he said unto them, Go. And they came out, and went into the swine: and behold, the whole herd rushed down the steep into the sea, and perished in the waters. 32 He said to them, "Go!" So they came out and went into the pigs, and the whole herd rushed down the steep bank into the lake and died in the water.
33 And they that fed them fled, and went away into the city, and told everything, and what was befallen to them that were possessed with demons. 33 Those tending the pigs ran off, went into the town and reported all this, including what had happened to the demon-possessed men.
34 And behold, all the city came out to meet Jesus: and when they saw him, they besought [him] that he would depart from their borders. 34 Then the whole town went out to meet Jesus. And when they saw him, they pleaded with him to leave their region.