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1 And [when] he came down from the mountain, large crowds followed him. 1 When he came down from the mountainside, large crowds followed him.
2 And behold, a leper approached [and] worshiped him, saying, "Lord, if you are willing, you are able to 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 extending his hand he touched him, saying, "I am willing, be clean." And immediately 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 said to him, "See that you tell no one, but go, show yourself to the priest and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony to 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 Now [when] he entered Capernaum, a centurion approached him, appealing to him 5 When Jesus had entered Capernaum, a centurion came to him, asking for help.
6 and saying, "Lord, my slave is lying paralyzed in my house, terribly tormented!" 6 "Lord," he said, "my servant lies at home paralyzed and in terrible suffering."
7 And he said to 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 you should come in under my roof. But only say the word and my slave will 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 who has soldiers under me, and I say to this one, 'Go!' and he goes, and to another one, 'Come!' and he comes, and to my slave, 'Do this!' and he does [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 Now [when] Jesus heard [this], he was astonished, and said to those who were following [him], "Truly I say to you, I have found such great faith with no one 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 But I say to you that many will come from east and west and {be seated at the banquet} 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 will be thrown out into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and 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 to the centurion, "Go, as you have believed it will be done for you." And the slave was healed at 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 came into Peter's house, he saw his mother-in-law lying down and suffering with 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 got up and began to serve him. 15 He touched her hand and the fever left her, and she got up and began to wait on him.
16 Now [when it] was evening, they brought to him many who were demon-possessed, and he expelled the spirits with a word. And he healed all {those who 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 in order that what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah would be fulfilled, who said, "He himself took away our sicknesses, and carried away 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 many crowds around him, he gave orders to depart to 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 a scribe approached [and] said to him, "Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go!" 19 Then a teacher of the law came to him and said, "Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go."
20 And Jesus said to him, "Foxes have dens and birds of the sky [have] nests, but the Son of Man has no place 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 to him, "Lord, allow 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 said to 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 [as] he got into the boat, his disciples followed him. 23 Then he got into the boat and his disciples followed him.
24 And behold, a great storm arose on the sea, so that the boat was being inundated by the waves, but he himself 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 [and] woke him, saying, "Lord, save [us]! We are perishing!" 25 The disciples went and woke him, saying, "Lord, save us! We're going to drown!"
26 And he said to them, "Why are you fearful, [you] of little faith?" Then he got up [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 were astonished, saying, "What sort 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 came to the other side, to the region of the Gadarenes, two demon-possessed men coming from among the tombs met him, very violent, so that no one was able to pass by along that road. 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 do you have to do with us}, Son of God? Have you come here 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 a long way from them a large herd of pigs was feeding. 30 Some distance from them a large herd of pigs was feeding.
31 So the demons implored him, saying, "If you are going to expel us, send us into the herd of pigs." 31 The demons begged Jesus, "If you drive us out, send us into the herd of pigs."
32 And he said to them, "Go!" So they departed [and] went into the pigs, and behold, the whole herd rushed headlong down the steep slope into the sea and drowned in the water. 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 Now the herdsmen fled and went into the town [and] reported everything, including the things concerning the demon-possessed men. 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, the whole town came out to meet Jesus, and [when they] saw him, they implored [him] that he would depart from their region. 34 Then the whole town went out to meet Jesus. And when they saw him, they pleaded with him to leave their region.