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Luke 9

CEB 1 Jesus called the Twelve together and he gave them power and authority over all demons and to heal sicknesses. NIV 1 When Jesus had called the Twelve together, he gave them power and authority to drive out all demons and to cure diseases, CEB 2 He sent them out to proclaim God's kingdom and to heal the sick. NIV 2 and he sent them out to preach the kingdom of God and to heal the sick. CEB 3 He told them, "Take nothing for the journey—no walking stick, no bag, no bread, no money, not even an extra shirt. NIV 3 He told them: "Take nothing for the journey--no staff, no bag, no bread, no money, no extra tunic. CEB 4 Whatever house you enter, remain there until you leave that place. NIV 4 Whatever house you enter, stay there until you leave that town. CEB 5 Wherever they don't welcome you, as you leave that city, shake the dust off your feet as a witness against them." NIV 5 If people do not welcome you, shake the dust off your feet when you leave their town, as a testimony against them." CEB 6 They departed and went through the villages proclaiming the good news and healing people everywhere. NIV 6 So they set out and went from village to village, preaching the gospel and healing people everywhere. CEB 7 Herod the ruler heard about everything that was happening. He was confused because some people were saying that John had been raised from the dead, NIV 7 Now Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was going on. And he was perplexed, because some were saying that John had been raised from the dead, CEB 8 others that Elijah had appeared, and still others that one of the ancient prophets had come back to life. NIV 8 others that Elijah had appeared, and still others that one of the prophets of long ago had come back to life. CEB 9 Herod said, "I beheaded John, so now who am I hearing about?" Herod wanted to see him. NIV 9 But Herod said, "I beheaded John. Who, then, is this I hear such things about?" And he tried to see him. CEB 10 When the apostles returned, they described for Jesus what they had done. Taking them with him, Jesus withdrew privately to a city called Bethsaida. NIV 10 When the apostles returned, they reported to Jesus what they had done. Then he took them with him and they withdrew by themselves to a town called Bethsaida, CEB 11 When the crowds figured it out, they followed him. He welcomed them, spoke to them about God's kingdom, and healed those who were sick. NIV 11 but the crowds learned about it and followed him. He welcomed them and spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and healed those who needed healing. CEB 12 When the day was almost over, the Twelve came to him and said, "Send the crowd away so that they can go to the nearby villages and countryside and find lodging and food, because we are in a deserted place." NIV 12 Late in the afternoon the Twelve came to him and said, "Send the crowd away so they can go to the surrounding villages and countryside and find food and lodging, because we are in a remote place here." CEB 13 He replied, "You give them something to eat." But they said, "We have no more than five loaves of bread and two fish—unless we go and buy food for all these people." NIV 13 He replied, "You give them something to eat." They answered, "We have only five loaves of bread and two fish--unless we go and buy food for all this crowd." CEB 14 (They said this because about five thousand men were present.) Jesus said to his disciples, "Seat them in groups of about fifty." NIV 14 (About five thousand men were there.) But he said to his disciples, "Have them sit down in groups of about fifty each." CEB 15 They did so, and everyone was seated. NIV 15 The disciples did so, and everybody sat down. CEB 16 He took the five loaves and the two fish, looked up to heaven, blessed them, and broke them and gave them to the disciples to set before the crowd. NIV 16 Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke them. Then he gave them to the disciples to set before the people. CEB 17 Everyone ate until they were full, and the disciples filled twelve baskets with the leftovers. NIV 17 They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over. CEB 18 Once when Jesus was praying by himself, the disciples joined him, and he asked them, "Who do the crowds say that I am?" NIV 18 Once when Jesus was praying in private and his disciples were with him, he asked them, "Who do the crowds say I am?" CEB 19 They answered, "John the Baptist, others Elijah, and still others that one of the ancient prophets has come back to life." NIV 19 They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, that one of the prophets of long ago has come back to life." CEB 20 He asked them, "And what about you? Who do you say that I am?" Peter answered, "The Christ sent from God." NIV 20 "But what about you?" he asked. "Who do you say I am?" Peter answered, "The Christ of God." CEB 21 Jesus gave them strict orders not to tell this to anyone. NIV 21 Jesus strictly warned them not to tell this to anyone. CEB 22 He said, "The Human One must suffer many things and be rejected—by the elders, chief priests, and the legal experts—and be killed and be raised on the third day." NIV 22 And he said, "The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law, and he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life." CEB 23 Jesus said to everyone, "All who want to come after me must say no to themselves, take up their cross daily, and follow me. NIV 23 Then he said to them all: "If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. CEB 24 All who want to save their lives will lose them. But all who lose their lives because of me will save them. NIV 24 For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will save it. CEB 25 What advantage do people have if they gain the whole world for themselves yet perish or lose their lives? NIV 25 What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, and yet lose or forfeit his very self ? CEB 26 Whoever is ashamed of me and my words, the Human One will be ashamed of that person when he comes in his glory and in the glory of the Father and of the holy angels. NIV 26 If anyone is ashamed of me and my words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when he comes in his glory and in the glory of the Father and of the holy angels. CEB 27 I assure you that some standing here won't die before they see God's kingdom." NIV 27 I tell you the truth, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the kingdom of God." CEB 28 About eight days after Jesus said these things, he took Peter, John, and James, and went up on a mountain to pray. NIV 28 About eight days after Jesus said this, he took Peter, John and James with him and went up onto a mountain to pray. CEB 29 As he was praying, the appearance of his face changed and his clothes flashed white like lightning. NIV 29 As he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became as bright as a flash of lightning. CEB 30 Two men, Moses and Elijah, were talking with him. NIV 30 Two men, Moses and Elijah, CEB 31 They were clothed with heavenly splendor and spoke about Jesus' departure, which he would achieve in Jerusalem. NIV 31 appeared in glorious splendor, talking with Jesus. They spoke about his departure, which he was about to bring to fulfillment at Jerusalem. CEB 32 Peter and those with him were almost overcome by sleep, but they managed to stay awake and saw his glory as well as the two men with him. NIV 32 Peter and his companions were very sleepy, but when they became fully awake, they saw his glory and the two men standing with him. CEB 33 As the two men were about to leave Jesus, Peter said to him, "Master, it's good that we're here. We should construct three shrines: one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah"—but he didn't know what he was saying. NIV 33 As the men were leaving Jesus, Peter said to him, "Master, it is good for us to be here. Let us put up three shelters--one for you, one for Moses and one for Elijah." (He did not know what he was saying.) CEB 34 Peter was still speaking when a cloud overshadowed them. As they entered the cloud, they were overcome with awe. NIV 34 While he was speaking, a cloud appeared and enveloped them, and they were afraid as they entered the cloud. CEB 35 Then a voice from the cloud said, "This is my Son, my chosen one. Listen to him!" NIV 35 A voice came from the cloud, saying, "This is my Son, whom I have chosen; listen to him." CEB 36 Even as the voice spoke, Jesus was found alone. They were speechless and at the time told no one what they had seen. NIV 36 When the voice had spoken, they found that Jesus was alone. The disciples kept this to themselves, and told no one at that time what they had seen. CEB 37 The next day, when Jesus, Peter, John, and James had come down from the mountain, a large crowd met Jesus. NIV 37 The next day, when they came down from the mountain, a large crowd met him. CEB 38 A man from the crowd shouted, "Teacher, I beg you to take a look at my son, my only child. NIV 38 A man in the crowd called out, "Teacher, I beg you to look at my son, for he is my only child. CEB 39 Look, a spirit seizes him and, without any warning, he screams. It shakes him and causes him to foam at the mouth. It tortures him and rarely leaves him alone. NIV 39 A spirit seizes him and he suddenly screams; it throws him into convulsions so that he foams at the mouth. It scarcely ever leaves him and is destroying him. CEB 40 I begged your disciples to throw it out, but they couldn't." NIV 40 I begged your disciples to drive it out, but they could not." CEB 41 Jesus answered, "You faithless and crooked generation, how long will I be with you and put up with you? Bring your son here." NIV 41 "O unbelieving and perverse generation," Jesus replied, "how long shall I stay with you and put up with you? Bring your son here." CEB 42 While he was coming, the demon threw him down and shook him violently. Jesus spoke harshly to the unclean spirit, healed the child, and gave him back to his father. NIV 42 Even while the boy was coming, the demon threw him to the ground in a convulsion. But Jesus rebuked the evil spirit, healed the boy and gave him back to his father. CEB 43 Everyone was overwhelmed by God's greatness. While everyone was marveling at everything he was doing, Jesus said to his disciples, NIV 43 And they were all amazed at the greatness of God. While everyone was marveling at all that Jesus did, he said to his disciples, CEB 44 "Take these words to heart: the Human One is about to be delivered into human hands." NIV 44 "Listen carefully to what I am about to tell you: The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into the hands of men." CEB 45 They didn't understand this statement. Its meaning was hidden from them so they couldn't grasp it. And they were afraid to ask him about it. NIV 45 But they did not understand what this meant. It was hidden from them, so that they did not grasp it, and they were afraid to ask him about it. CEB 46 An argument arose among the disciples about which of them was the greatest. NIV 46 An argument started among the disciples as to which of them would be the greatest. CEB 47 Aware of their deepest thoughts, Jesus took a little child and had the child stand beside him. NIV 47 Jesus, knowing their thoughts, took a little child and had him stand beside him. CEB 48 Jesus said to his disciples, "Whoever welcomes this child in my name welcomes me. Whoever welcomes me, welcomes the one who sent me. Whoever is least among you all is the greatest." NIV 48 Then he said to them, "Whoever welcomes this little child in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me. For he who is least among you all--he is the greatest." CEB 49 John replied, "Master, we saw someone throwing demons out in your name, and we tried to stop him because he isn't in our group of followers." NIV 49 "Master," said John, "we saw a man driving out demons in your name and we tried to stop him, because he is not one of us." CEB 50 But Jesus replied, "Don't stop him, because whoever isn't against you is for you." NIV 50 "Do not stop him," Jesus said, "for whoever is not against you is for you." CEB 51 As the time approached when Jesus was to be taken up into heaven, he determined to go to Jerusalem. NIV 51 As the time approached for him to be taken up to heaven, Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem. CEB 52 He sent messengers on ahead of him. Along the way, they entered a Samaritan village to prepare for his arrival, NIV 52 And he sent messengers on ahead, who went into a Samaritan village to get things ready for him; CEB 53 but the Samaritan villagers refused to welcome him because he was determined to go to Jerusalem. NIV 53 but the people there did not welcome him, because he was heading for Jerusalem. CEB 54 When the disciples James and John saw this, they said, "Lord, do you want us to call fire down from heaven to consume them?" NIV 54 When the disciples James and John saw this, they asked, "Lord, do you want us to call fire down from heaven to destroy them ?" CEB 55 But Jesus turned and spoke sternly to them, NIV 55 But Jesus turned and rebuked them, CEB 56 and they went on to another village. NIV 56 and they went to another village. CEB 57 As Jesus and his disciples traveled along the road, someone said to him, "I will follow you wherever you go." NIV 57 As they were walking along the road, a man said to him, "I will follow you wherever you go." CEB 58 Jesus replied, "Foxes have dens and the birds in the sky have nests, but the Human One has no place to lay his head." NIV 58 Jesus replied, "Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head." CEB 59 Then Jesus said to someone else, "Follow me." He replied, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father." NIV 59 He said to another man, "Follow me." But the man replied, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father." CEB 60 Jesus said to him, "Let the dead bury their own dead. But you go and spread the news of God's kingdom." NIV 60 Jesus said to him, "Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and proclaim the kingdom of God." CEB 61 Someone else said to Jesus, "I will follow you, Lord, but first let me say good-bye to those in my house." NIV 61 Still another said, "I will follow you, Lord; but first let me go back and say good-by to my family." CEB 62 Jesus said to him, "No one who puts a hand on the plow and looks back is fit for God's kingdom." NIV 62 Jesus replied, "No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God."