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Luke 8

RSV 1 Soon afterward he went on through cities and villages, preaching and bringing the good news of the kingdom of God. And the twelve were with him, NIV 1 After this, Jesus traveled about from one town and village to another, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God. The Twelve were with him, RSV 2 and also some women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities: Mary, called Mag'dalene, from whom seven demons had gone out, NIV 2 and also some women who had been cured of evil spirits and diseases: Mary (called Magdalene) from whom seven demons had come out; RSV 3 and Joan'na, the wife of Chuza, Herod's steward, and Susanna, and many others, who provided for them out of their means. NIV 3 Joanna the wife of Cuza, the manager of Herod's household; Susanna; and many others. These women were helping to support them out of their own means. RSV 4 And when a great crowd came together and people from town after town came to him, he said in a parable: NIV 4 While a large crowd was gathering and people were coming to Jesus from town after town, he told this parable: RSV 5 "A sower went out to sow his seed; and as he sowed, some fell along the path, and was trodden under foot, and the birds of the air devoured it. NIV 5 "A farmer went out to sow his seed. As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path; it was trampled on, and the birds of the air ate it up. RSV 6 And some fell on the rock; and as it grew up, it withered away, because it had no moisture. NIV 6 Some fell on rock, and when it came up, the plants withered because they had no moisture. RSV 7 And some fell among thorns; and the thorns grew with it and choked it. NIV 7 Other seed fell among thorns, which grew up with it and choked the plants. RSV 8 And some fell into good soil and grew, and yielded a hundredfold." As he said this, he called out, "He who has ears to hear, let him hear." NIV 8 Still other seed fell on good soil. It came up and yielded a crop, a hundred times more than was sown." When he said this, he called out, "He who has ears to hear, let him hear." RSV 9 And when his disciples asked him what this parable meant, NIV 9 His disciples asked him what this parable meant. RSV 10 he said, "To you it has been given to know the secrets of the kingdom of God; but for others they are in parables, so that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand. NIV 10 He said, "The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of God has been given to you, but to others I speak in parables, so that, " 'though seeing, they may not see; though hearing, they may not understand.' RSV 11 Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God. NIV 11 "This is the meaning of the parable: The seed is the word of God. RSV 12 The ones along the path are those who have heard; then the devil comes and takes away the word from their hearts, that they may not believe and be saved. NIV 12 Those along the path are the ones who hear, and then the devil comes and takes away the word from their hearts, so that they may not believe and be saved. RSV 13 And the ones on the rock are those who, when they hear the word, receive it with joy; but these have no root, they believe for a while and in time of temptation fall away. NIV 13 Those on the rock are the ones who receive the word with joy when they hear it, but they have no root. They believe for a while, but in the time of testing they fall away. RSV 14 And as for what fell among the thorns, they are those who hear, but as they go on their way they are choked by the cares and riches and pleasures of life, and their fruit does not mature. NIV 14 The seed that fell among thorns stands for those who hear, but as they go on their way they are choked by life's worries, riches and pleasures, and they do not mature. RSV 15 And as for that in the good soil, they are those who, hearing the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bring forth fruit with patience. NIV 15 But the seed on good soil stands for those with a noble and good heart, who hear the word, retain it, and by persevering produce a crop. RSV 16 "No one after lighting a lamp covers it with a vessel, or puts it under a bed, but puts it on a stand, that those who enter may see the light. NIV 16 "No one lights a lamp and hides it in a jar or puts it under a bed. Instead, he puts it on a stand, so that those who come in can see the light. RSV 17 For nothing is hid that shall not be made manifest, nor anything secret that shall not be known and come to light. NIV 17 For there is nothing hidden that will not be disclosed, and nothing concealed that will not be known or brought out into the open. RSV 18 Take heed then how you hear; for to him who has will more be given, and from him who has not, even what he thinks that he has will be taken away." NIV 18 Therefore consider carefully how you listen. Whoever has will be given more; whoever does not have, even what he thinks he has will be taken from him." RSV 19 Then his mother and his brothers came to him, but they could not reach him for the crowd. NIV 19 Now Jesus' mother and brothers came to see him, but they were not able to get near him because of the crowd. RSV 20 And he was told, "Your mother and your brothers are standing outside, desiring to see you." NIV 20 Someone told him, "Your mother and brothers are standing outside, wanting to see you." RSV 21 But he said to them, "My mother and my brothers are those who hear the word of God and do it." NIV 21 He replied, "My mother and brothers are those who hear God's word and put it into practice." RSV 22 One day he got into a boat with his disciples, and he said to them, "Let us go across to the other side of the lake." So they set out, NIV 22 One day Jesus said to his disciples, "Let's go over to the other side of the lake." So they got into a boat and set out. RSV 23 and as they sailed he fell asleep. And a storm of wind came down on the lake, and they were filling with water, and were in danger. NIV 23 As they sailed, he fell asleep. A squall came down on the lake, so that the boat was being swamped, and they were in great danger. RSV 24 And they went and woke him, saying, "Master, Master, we are perishing!" And he awoke and rebuked the wind and the raging waves; and they ceased, and there was a calm. NIV 24 The disciples went and woke him, saying, "Master, Master, we're going to drown!" He got up and rebuked the wind and the raging waters; the storm subsided, and all was calm. RSV 25 He said to them, "Where is your faith?" And they were afraid, and they marveled, saying to one another, "Who then is this, that he commands even wind and water, and they obey him?" NIV 25 "Where is your faith?" he asked his disciples. In fear and amazement they asked one another, "Who is this? He commands even the winds and the water, and they obey him." RSV 26 Then they arrived at the country of the Ger'asenes, which is opposite Galilee. NIV 26 They sailed to the region of the Gerasenes, which is across the lake from Galilee. RSV 27 And as he stepped out on land, there met him a man from the city who had demons; for a long time he had worn no clothes, and he lived not in a house but among the tombs. NIV 27 When Jesus stepped ashore, he was met by a demon-possessed man from the town. For a long time this man had not worn clothes or lived in a house, but had lived in the tombs. RSV 28 When he saw Jesus, he cried out and fell down before him, and said with a loud voice, "What have you to do with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I beseech you, do not torment me." NIV 28 When he saw Jesus, he cried out and fell at his feet, shouting at the top of his voice, "What do you want with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I beg you, don't torture me!" RSV 29 For he had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man. (For many a time it had seized him; he was kept under guard, and bound with chains and fetters, but he broke the bonds and was driven by the demon into the desert.) NIV 29 For Jesus had commanded the evil spirit to come out of the man. Many times it had seized him, and though he was chained hand and foot and kept under guard, he had broken his chains and had been driven by the demon into solitary places. RSV 30 Jesus then asked him, "What is your name?" And he said, "Legion"; for many demons had entered him. NIV 30 Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" "Legion," he replied, because many demons had gone into him. RSV 31 And they begged him not to command them to depart into the abyss. NIV 31 And they begged him repeatedly not to order them to go into the Abyss. RSV 32 Now a large herd of swine was feeding there on the hillside; and they begged him to let them enter these. So he gave them leave. NIV 32 A large herd of pigs was feeding there on the hillside. The demons begged Jesus to let them go into them, and he gave them permission. RSV 33 Then the demons came out of the man and entered the swine, and the herd rushed down the steep bank into the lake and were drowned. NIV 33 When the demons came out of the man, they went into the pigs, and the herd rushed down the steep bank into the lake and was drowned. RSV 34 When the herdsmen saw what had happened, they fled, and told it in the city and in the country. NIV 34 When those tending the pigs saw what had happened, they ran off and reported this in the town and countryside, RSV 35 Then people went out to see what had happened, and they came to Jesus, and found the man from whom the demons had gone, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed and in his right mind; and they were afraid. NIV 35 and the people went out to see what had happened. When they came to Jesus, they found the man from whom the demons had gone out, sitting at Jesus' feet, dressed and in his right mind; and they were afraid. RSV 36 And those who had seen it told them how he who had been possessed with demons was healed. NIV 36 Those who had seen it told the people how the demon-possessed man had been cured. RSV 37 Then all the people of the surrounding country of the Ger'asenes asked him to depart from them; for they were seized with great fear; so he got into the boat and returned. NIV 37 Then all the people of the region of the Gerasenes asked Jesus to leave them, because they were overcome with fear. So he got into the boat and left. RSV 38 The man from whom the demons had gone begged that he might be with him; but he sent him away, saying, NIV 38 The man from whom the demons had gone out begged to go with him, but Jesus sent him away, saying, RSV 39 "Return to your home, and declare how much God has done for you." And he went away, proclaiming throughout the whole city how much Jesus had done for him. NIV 39 "Return home and tell how much God has done for you." So the man went away and told all over town how much Jesus had done for him. RSV 40 Now when Jesus returned, the crowd welcomed him, for they were all waiting for him. NIV 40 Now when Jesus returned, a crowd welcomed him, for they were all expecting him. RSV 41 And there came a man named Ja'irus, who was a ruler of the synagogue; and falling at Jesus' feet he besought him to come to his house, NIV 41 Then a man named Jairus, a ruler of the synagogue, came and fell at Jesus' feet, pleading with him to come to his house RSV 42 for he had an only daughter, about twelve years of age, and she was dying. As he went, the people pressed round him. NIV 42 because his only daughter, a girl of about twelve, was dying. As Jesus was on his way, the crowds almost crushed him. RSV 43 And a woman who had had a flow of blood for twelve years and could not be healed by any one, NIV 43 And a woman was there who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years, but no one could heal her. RSV 44 came up behind him, and touched the fringe of his garment; and immediately her flow of blood ceased. NIV 44 She came up behind him and touched the edge of his cloak, and immediately her bleeding stopped. RSV 45 And Jesus said, "Who was it that touched me?" When all denied it, Peter said, "Master, the multitudes surround you and press upon you!" NIV 45 "Who touched me?" Jesus asked. When they all denied it, Peter said, "Master, the people are crowding and pressing against you." RSV 46 But Jesus said, "Some one touched me; for I perceive that power has gone forth from me." NIV 46 But Jesus said, "Someone touched me; I know that power has gone out from me." RSV 47 And when the woman saw that she was not hidden, she came trembling, and falling down before him declared in the presence of all the people why she had touched him, and how she had been immediately healed. NIV 47 Then the woman, seeing that she could not go unnoticed, came trembling and fell at his feet. In the presence of all the people, she told why she had touched him and how she had been instantly healed. RSV 48 And he said to her, "Daughter, your faith has made you well; go in peace." NIV 48 Then he said to her, "Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace." RSV 49 While he was still speaking, a man from the ruler's house came and said, "Your daughter is dead; do not trouble the Teacher any more." NIV 49 While Jesus was still speaking, someone came from the house of Jairus, the synagogue ruler. "Your daughter is dead," he said. "Don't bother the teacher any more." RSV 50 But Jesus on hearing this answered him, "Do not fear; only believe, and she shall be well." NIV 50 Hearing this, Jesus said to Jairus, "Don't be afraid; just believe, and she will be healed." RSV 51 And when he came to the house, he permitted no one to enter with him, except Peter and John and James, and the father and mother of the child. NIV 51 When he arrived at the house of Jairus, he did not let anyone go in with him except Peter, John and James, and the child's father and mother. RSV 52 And all were weeping and bewailing her; but he said, "Do not weep; for she is not dead but sleeping." NIV 52 Meanwhile, all the people were wailing and mourning for her. "Stop wailing," Jesus said. "She is not dead but asleep." RSV 53 And they laughed at him, knowing that she was dead. NIV 53 They laughed at him, knowing that she was dead. RSV 54 But taking her by the hand he called, saying, "Child, arise." NIV 54 But he took her by the hand and said, "My child, get up!" RSV 55 And her spirit returned, and she got up at once; and he directed that something should be given her to eat. NIV 55 Her spirit returned, and at once she stood up. Then Jesus told them to give her something to eat. RSV 56 And her parents were amazed; but he charged them to tell no one what had happened. NIV 56 Her parents were astonished, but he ordered them not to tell anyone what had happened.