14Now when Jesus had come into Peter's house, He saw his wife's mother lying sick with a fever.15So He touched her hand, and the fever left her. And she arose and served them. 16When evening had come, they brought to Him many who were demon-possessed. And He cast out the spirits with a word, and healed all who were sick,17that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying: "He Himself took our infirmities And bore our sicknesses." 18And when Jesus saw great multitudes about Him, He gave a command to depart to the other side.19Then a certain scribe came and said to Him, "Teacher, I will follow You wherever You go."20And Jesus said to him, "Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head."21Then another of His disciples said to Him, "Lord, let me first go and bury my father."22But Jesus said to him, "Follow Me, and let the dead bury their own dead."23Now when He got into a boat, His disciples followed Him.24And suddenly a great tempest arose on the sea, so that the boat was covered with the waves. But He was asleep.25Then His disciples came to Him and awoke Him, saying, "Lord, save us! We are perishing!"26But He said to them, "Why are you fearful, O you of little faith?" Then He arose and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm.27So the men marveled, saying, "Who can this be, that even the winds and the sea obey Him?"28When He had come to the other side, to the country of the Gergesenes, there met Him two demon-possessed men, coming out of the tombs, exceedingly fierce, so that no one could pass that way.29And suddenly they cried out, saying, "What have we to do with You, Jesus, You Son of God? Have You come here to torment us before the time?"30Now a good way off from them there was a herd of many swine feeding.31So the demons begged Him, saying, "If You cast us out, permit us to go away into the herd of swine."32And He said to them, "Go." So when they had come out, they went into the herd of swine. And suddenly the whole herd of swine ran violently down the steep place into the sea, and perished in the water.33Then those who kept them fled; and they went away into the city and told everything, including what had happened to the demon-possessed men.34And behold, the whole city came out to meet Jesus. And when they saw Him, they begged Him to depart from their region.
1Now the Lord called to Moses, and spoke to him from the tabernacle of meeting, saying,2"Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them: 'When any one of you brings an offering to the Lord, you shall bring your offering of the livestock--of the herd and of the flock.3'If his offering is a burnt sacrifice of the herd, let him offer a male without blemish; he shall offer it of his own free will at the door of the tabernacle of meeting before the Lord.4Then he shall put his hand on the head of the burnt offering, and it will be accepted on his behalf to make atonement for him.5He shall kill the bull before the Lord; and the priests, Aaron's sons, shall bring the blood and sprinkle the blood all around on the altar that is by the door of the tabernacle of meeting.6And he shall skin the burnt offering and cut it into its pieces.7The sons of Aaron the priest shall put fire on the altar, and lay the wood in order on the fire.8Then the priests, Aaron's sons, shall lay the parts, the head, and the fat in order on the wood that is on the fire upon the altar;9but he shall wash its entrails and its legs with water. And the priest shall burn all on the altar as a burnt sacrifice, an offering made by fire, a sweet aroma to the Lord.10'If his offering is of the flocks--of the sheep or of the goats--as a burnt sacrifice, he shall bring a male without blemish.11He shall kill it on the north side of the altar before the Lord; and the priests, Aaron's sons, shall sprinkle its blood all around on the altar.12And he shall cut it into its pieces, with its head and its fat; and the priest shall lay them in order on the wood that is on the fire upon the altar;13but he shall wash the entrails and the legs with water. Then the priest shall bring it all and burn it on the altar; it is a burnt sacrifice, an offering made by fire, a sweet aroma to the Lord.14'And if the burnt sacrifice of his offering to the Lord is of birds, then he shall bring his offering of turtledoves or young pigeons.15The priest shall bring it to the altar, wring off its head, and burn it on the altar; its blood shall be drained out at the side of the altar.16And he shall remove its crop with its feathers and cast it beside the altar on the east side, into the place for ashes.17Then he shall split it at its wings, but shall not divide it completely; and the priest shall burn it on the altar, on the wood that is on the fire. It is a burnt sacrifice, an offering made by fire, a sweet aroma to the Lord.
1'When anyone offers a grain offering to the Lord, his offering shall be of fine flour. And he shall pour oil on it, and put frankincense on it.2He shall bring it to Aaron's sons, the priests, one of whom shall take from it his handful of fine flour and oil with all the frankincense. And the priest shall burn it as a memorial on the altar, an offering made by fire, a sweet aroma to the Lord.3The rest of the grain offering shall be Aaron's and his sons'. It is most holy of the offerings to the Lord made by fire.4'And if you bring as an offering a grain offering baked in the oven, it shall be unleavened cakes of fine flour mixed with oil, or unleavened wafers anointed with oil.5But if your offering is a grain offering baked in a pan, it shall be of fine flour, unleavened, mixed with oil.6You shall break it in pieces and pour oil on it; it is a grain offering.7'If your offering is a grain offering baked in a covered pan, it shall be made of fine flour with oil.8You shall bring the grain offering that is made of these things to the Lord. And when it is presented to the priest, he shall bring it to the altar.9Then the priest shall take from the grain offering a memorial portion, and burn it on the altar. It is an offering made by fire, a sweet aroma to the Lord.10And what is left of the grain offering shall be Aaron's and his sons'. It is most holy of the offerings to the Lord made by fire.11'No grain offering which you bring to the Lord shall be made with leaven, for you shall burn no leaven nor any honey in any offering to the Lord made by fire.12As for the offering of the firstfruits, you shall offer them to the Lord, but they shall not be burned on the altar for a sweet aroma.13And every offering of your grain offering you shall season with salt; you shall not allow the salt of the covenant of your God to be lacking from your grain offering. With all your offerings you shall offer salt.14'If you offer a grain offering of your firstfruits to the Lord, you shall offer for the grain offering of your firstfruits green heads of grain roasted on the fire, grain beaten from full heads.15And you shall put oil on it, and lay frankincense on it. It is a grain offering.16Then the priest shall burn the memorial portion: part of its beaten grain and part of its oil, with all the frankincense, as an offering made by fire to the Lord.
1Better is the poor who walks in his integrity Than one who is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.2Also it is not good for a soul to be without knowledge, And he sins who hastens with his feet.3The foolishness of a man twists his way, And his heart frets against the Lord.4Wealth makes many friends, But the poor is separated from his friend.5A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who speaks lies will not escape.6Many entreat the favor of the nobility, And every man is a friend to one who gives gifts.7All the brothers of the poor hate him; How much more do his friends go far from him! He may pursue them with words, yet they abandon him.8He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; He who keeps understanding will find good.9A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who speaks lies shall perish.10Luxury is not fitting for a fool, Much less for a servant to rule over princes.11The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger, And his glory is to overlook a transgression.12The king's wrath is like the roaring of a lion, But his favor is like dew on the grass.13A foolish son is the ruin of his father, And the contentions of a wife are a continual dripping.14Houses and riches are an inheritance from fathers, But a prudent wife is from the Lord.15Laziness casts one into a deep sleep, And an idle person will suffer hunger.16He who keeps the commandment keeps his soul, But he who is careless of his ways will die.17He who has pity on the poor lends to the Lord, And He will pay back what he has given.18Chasten your son while there is hope, And do not set your heart on his destruction. 19A man of great wrath will suffer punishment; For if you rescue him, you will have to do it again.20Listen to counsel and receive instruction, That you may be wise in your latter days.21There are many plans in a man's heart, Nevertheless the Lord's counsel--that will stand.22What is desired in a man is kindness, And a poor man is better than a liar.23The fear of the Lord leads to life, And he who has it will abide in satisfaction; He will not be visited with evil.24A lazy man buries his hand in the bowl, And will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.25Strike a scoffer, and the simple will become wary; Rebuke one who has understanding, and he will discern knowledge.26He who mistreats his father and chases away his mother Is a son who causes shame and brings reproach.27Cease listening to instruction, my son, And you will stray from the words of knowledge.28A disreputable witness scorns justice, And the mouth of the wicked devours iniquity.29Judgments are prepared for scoffers, And beatings for the backs of fools.