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Matthew 14

NRS 1 At that time Herod the ruler heard reports about Jesus; NIV 1 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard the reports about Jesus, NRS 2 and he said to his servants, "This is John the Baptist; he has been raised from the dead, and for this reason these powers are at work in him." NIV 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." NRS 3 For Herod had arrested John, bound him, and put him in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, NIV 3 Now Herod had arrested John and bound him and put him in prison because of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, NRS 4 because John had been telling him, "It is not lawful for you to have her." NIV 4 for John had been saying to him: "It is not lawful for you to have her." NRS 5 Though Herod wanted to put him to death, he feared the crowd, because they regarded him as a prophet. NIV 5 Herod wanted to kill John, but he was afraid of the people, because they considered him a prophet. NRS 6 But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced before the company, and she pleased Herod NIV 6 On Herod's birthday the daughter of Herodias danced for them and pleased Herod so much NRS 7 so much that he promised on oath to grant her whatever she might ask. NIV 7 that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked. NRS 8 Prompted by her mother, she said, "Give me the head of John the Baptist here on a platter." NIV 8 Prompted by her mother, she said, "Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptist." NRS 9 The king was grieved, yet out of regard for his oaths and for the guests, he commanded it to be given; NIV 9 The king was distressed, but because of his oaths and his dinner guests, he ordered that her request be granted NRS 10 he sent and had John beheaded in the prison. NIV 10 and had John beheaded in the prison. NRS 11 The head was brought on a platter and given to the girl, who brought it to her mother. NIV 11 His head was brought in on a platter and given to the girl, who carried it to her mother. NRS 12 His disciples came and took the body and buried it; then they went and told Jesus. NIV 12 John's disciples came and took his body and buried it. Then they went and told Jesus. NRS 13 Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a deserted place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns. NIV 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. NRS 14 When he went ashore, he saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them and cured their sick. NIV 14 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick. NRS 15 When it was evening, the disciples came to him and said, "This is a deserted place, and the hour is now late; send the crowds away so that they may go into the villages and buy food for themselves." NIV 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." NRS 16 Jesus said to them, "They need not go away; you give them something to eat." NIV 16 Jesus replied, "They do not need to go away. You give them something to eat." NRS 17 They replied, "We have nothing here but five loaves and two fish." NIV 17 "We have here only five loaves of bread and two fish," they answered. NRS 18 And he said, "Bring them here to me." NIV 18 "Bring them here to me," he said. NRS 19 Then he ordered the crowds to sit down on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke the loaves, and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds. NIV 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. NRS 20 And all ate and were filled; and they took up what was left over of the broken pieces, twelve baskets full. NIV 20 They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over. NRS 21 And those who ate were about five thousand men, besides women and children. NIV 21 The number of those who ate was about five thousand men, besides women and children. NRS 22 Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. NIV 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. NRS 23 And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, NIV 23 After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, NRS 24 but by this time the boat, battered by the waves, was far from the land, for the wind was against them. NIV 24 but the boat was already a considerable distance from land, buffeted by the waves because the wind was against it. NRS 25 And early in the morning he came walking toward them on the sea. NIV 25 During the fourth watch of the night Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake. NRS 26 But when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were terrified, saying, "It is a ghost!" And they cried out in fear. NIV 26 When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. "It's a ghost," they said, and cried out in fear. NRS 27 But immediately Jesus spoke to them and said, "Take heart, it is I; do not be afraid." NIV 27 But Jesus immediately said to them: "Take courage! It is I. Don't be afraid." NRS 28 Peter answered him, "Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water." NIV 28 "Lord, if it's you," Peter replied, "tell me to come to you on the water." NRS 29 He said, "Come." So Peter got out of the boat, started walking on the water, and came toward Jesus. NIV 29 "Come," he said. Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water and came toward Jesus. NRS 30 But when he noticed the strong wind, he became frightened, and beginning to sink, he cried out, "Lord, save me!" NIV 30 But when he saw the wind, he was afraid and, beginning to sink, cried out, "Lord, save me!" NRS 31 Jesus immediately reached out his hand and caught him, saying to him, "You of little faith, why did you doubt?" NIV 31 Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught him. "You of little faith," he said, "why did you doubt?" NRS 32 When they got into the boat, the wind ceased. NIV 32 And when they climbed into the boat, the wind died down. NRS 33 And those in the boat worshiped him, saying, "Truly you are the Son of God." NIV 33 Then those who were in the boat worshiped him, saying, "Truly you are the Son of God." NRS 34 When they had crossed over, they came to land at Gennesaret. NIV 34 When they had crossed over, they landed at Gennesaret. NRS 35 After the people of that place recognized him, they sent word throughout the region and brought all who were sick to him, NIV 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 NRS 36 and begged him that they might touch even the fringe of his cloak; and all who touched it were healed. NIV 36 and begged him to let the sick just touch the edge of his cloak, and all who touched him were healed.