That evening they brought to him many who were possessed with demons; and he cast out the spirits with a word, and cured all who were sick.
This was to fulfill what had been spoken through the prophet Isaiah, "He took our infirmities and bore our diseases."
Now when Jesus saw great crowds around him, he gave orders to go over to the other side.
A scribe then approached and said, "Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go."
And 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."
Another of his disciples said to him, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father."
But Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead."
And when he got into the boat, his disciples followed him.
A windstorm arose on the sea, so great that the boat was being swamped by the waves; but he was asleep.