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Mark 1:

Chapter 1:45 Verses

41 Mark

(Geneva 1587) .

41-1:1††††† The beginning of the Gospel of Iesus Christ, the Sonne of God:

41-1:2††††† As it is written in the Prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.

41-1:3††††† The voyce of him that cryeth in the wildernesse is, Prepare the way of the Lord: make his paths straight.

41-1:4††††† Iohn did baptize in the wildernesse, and preach the baptisme of amendement of life, for remission of sinnes.

41-1:5††††† And al ye countrey of Iudea, & they of Hierusalem went out vnto him, and were all baptized of him in the riuer Iordan, confessing their sinnes.

41-1:6††††† Nowe Iohn was clothed with camels heare, and with a girdle of a skinne about his loynes: and he did eate Locusts and wilde hony,

41-1:7††††† And preached, saying, A stronger then I commeth after me, whose shoes latchet I am not worthy to stoupe downe, and vnloose.

41-1:8††††† Trueth it is, I haue baptized you with water: but he will baptize you with the holy Ghost.

41-1:9††††† And it came to passe in those dayes, that Iesus came from Nazareth, a citie of Galile, and was baptized of Iohn in Iordan.

41-1:10†††† And assoone as he was come out of the water, Iohn saw the heauens clouen in twaine, and the holy Ghost descending vpo him like a doue.

41-1:11†††† Then there was a voyce from heauen, saying, Thou art my beloued Sonne, in whome I am well pleased.

41-1:12†††† And immediatly the Spirite driueth him into the wildernesse.

41-1:13†††† And he was there in the wildernesse fourtie daies, and was tempted of Satan: hee was also with the wilde beastes, and the Angels ministred vnto him.

41-1:14†††† Now after that Iohn was committed to prison, Iesus came into Galile, preaching the Gospel of the kingdome of God,

41-1:15†††† And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdome of God is at hand: repent and beleeue the Gospel.

41-1:16†††† And as he walked by the sea of Galile, he saw Simon, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, (for they were fishers.)

41-1:17†††† Then Iesus said vnto them, Folow me, and I will make you to be fishers of men.

41-1:18†††† And straightway they forsooke their nets, and folowed him.

41-1:19†††† And when hee had gone a litle further thence, he sawe Iames the sonne of Zebedeus, and Iohn his brother, as they were in the ship, mending their nets.

41-1:20†††† And anon hee called them: and they left their father Zebedeus in the shippe with his hired seruants, and went their way after him.

41-1:21†††† So they entred into Capernaum, and straightway on the Sabbath day hee entred into the Synagogue, and taught.

41-1:22†††† And they were astonied at his doctrine, for he taught them as one that had authoritie, and not as the Scribes.

41-1:23†††† And there was in their Synagogue a man in whome was an vncleane spirite, and hee cried out,

41-1:24†††† Saying, Ah, what haue we to do with thee, O Iesus of Nazareth? Art thou come to destroy vs? I knowe thee what thou art, euen that holy one of God.

41-1:25†††† And Iesus rebuked him, saying, Holde thy peace, and come out of him.

41-1:26†††† And the vncleane spirit tare him, & cried with a loude voyce, and came out of him.

41-1:27†††† And they were all amased, so that they demaunded one of another, saying, What thing is this? what newe doctrine is this? for he commandeth euen the foule spirites with authoritie, and they obey him.

41-1:28†††† And immediatly his fame spred abroade throughout all the region bordering on Galile.

41-1:29†††† And assoone as they were come out of the Synagogue, they entred into the house of Symon and Andrew, with Iames and Iohn.

41-1:30†††† And Symons wiues mother lay sicke of a feuer, and anon they told him of her.

41-1:31†††† And he came and tooke her by the hand, and lifted her vp, and the feuer forsooke her by and by, and shee ministred vnto them.

41-1:32†††† And whe euen was come, at what time the sunne setteth, they brought to him all that were diseased, & them that were possessed with deuils.

41-1:33†††† And the whole citie was gathered together at the doore.

41-1:34†††† And he healed many that were sicke of diuers diseases: and he cast out many deuils, & suffred not the deuils to say that they knewe him.

41-1:35†††† And in the morning very early before day, Iesus arose & went out into a solitarie place, and there praied.

41-1:36†††† And Simon, and they that were with him, followed carefully after him.

41-1:37†††† And when they had found him, they sayde vnto him, All men seeke for thee.

41-1:38†††† Then he said vnto them, Let vs go into the next townes, that I may preach there also: for I came out for that purpose.

41-1:39†††† And hee preached in their Synagogues, throughout all Galile, and cast the deuils out.

41-1:40†††† And there came a leper to him, beseeching him, & kneeled downe vnto him, & said to him, If thou wilt, thou canst make me cleane.

41-1:41†††† And Iesus had compassion, and put foorth his hand, and touched him, and said to him, I wil: be thou cleane.

41-1:42†††† And assone as he had spoken, immediatly ye leprosie departed fro him, & he was made cleane.

41-1:43†††† And after he had giue him a streight commandement, he sent him away forthwith,

41-1:44†††† And sayde vnto him, See thou say nothing to any man, but get thee hence, and shewe thy selfe to the Priest, and offer for thy clensing those things, which Moses commaunded, for a testimoniall vnto them.

41-1:45†††† But when he was departed, hee began to tel many things, and to publish the matter: so that Iesus could no more openly enter into the citie, but was without in desert places: and they came to him from euery quarter.

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Mark 2:

Chapter 2:28 Verses

41 Mark

(Geneva 1587) .

41-2:1††††† After a fewe daies, hee entred into Capernaum againe, and it was noysed that he was in the house.

41-2:2††††† And anon, many gathered together, in so much that the places about the doore coulde not receiue any more and he preached the word vnto them.

41-2:3††††† And there came vnto him, that brought one sicke of the palsie, borne of foure men.

41-2:4††††† And because they could not come nere vnto him for the multitude, they vncouered ye roofe of the house where hee was: and when they had broken it open, they let downe the bed, wherein the sicke of the palsie lay.

41-2:5††††† Nowe when Iesus sawe their faith, he saide to the sicke of the palsie, Sonne, thy sinnes are forgiuen thee.

41-2:6††††† And there were certaine of the Scribes sitting there, and reasoning in their hearts,

41-2:7††††† Why doeth this man speake such blasphemies? who can forgiue sinnes, but God onely?

41-2:8††††† And immediatly when Iesus perceiued in his spirite, that thus they reasoned with themselues, he sayde vnto them, Why reason yee these things in your hearts?

41-2:9††††† Whether is it easier to say to the sicke of the palsie, Thy sinnes are forgiuen thee? or to say, Arise, and take vp thy bed, and walke?

41-2:10†††† But that ye may knowe, that the Sonne of man hath authoritie in earth to forgiue sinnes, (he sayde vnto the sicke of the palsie.)

41-2:11†††† I say vnto thee, Arise and take vp thy bed, and get thee hence into thine owne house.

41-2:12†††† And by and by he arose, and tooke vp his bed, and went foorth before them all, in so much that they were all amased, and glorified God, saying, We neuer sawe such a thing.

41-2:13†††† Then he went foorth againe towarde the sea, and all the people resorted vnto him, and he taught them.

41-2:14†††† And as Iesus passed by, hee sawe Leui the sonne of Alpheus sit at the receit of custome, and said vnto him, Folowe me; he arose and followed him.

41-2:15†††† And it came to passe, as Iesus sate at table in his house, many Publicanes & sinners sate at table also with Iesus, and his disciples: for there were many that followed him.

41-2:16†††† And when the Scribes and Pharises sawe him eate with the Publicanes and sinners, they sayd vnto his disciples, Howe is it, that hee eateth and drinketh with Publicanes and sinners?

41-2:17†††† Now when Iesus heard it, hee sayde vnto them, The whole haue no neede of the Physicion, but the sicke. I came not to call the righteous, but the sinners to repentance.

41-2:18†††† And the disciples of Iohn, and the Pharises did fast, and came and saide vnto him, Why doe the disciples of Iohn, and of the Pharises fast, and thy disciples fast not?

41-2:19†††† And Iesus saide vnto them, Can the children of the marriage chamber fast, whiles the bridegrome is with them? as long as they haue the bridegrome with them, they cannot fast.

41-2:20†††† But the daies will come, when the bridegrome shall be taken from them, and then shall they fast in those daies.

41-2:21†††† Also no man soweth a piece of newe cloth in an olde garment: for els the newe piece that filled it vp, taketh away somewhat from the olde, and the breach is worse.

41-2:22†††† Likewise, no man putteth newe wine into old vessels: for els the new wine breaketh the vessels, and the wine runneth out, and the vessels are lost: but newe wine must be put into new vessels.

41-2:23†††† And it came to passe as hee went through the corne on the Sabbath day, that his disciples, as they went on their way, began to plucke the eares of corne.

41-2:24†††† And the Pharises saide vnto him, Beholde, why doe they on the Sabbath day, that which is not lawfull?

41-2:25†††† And he saide to them, Haue yee neuer read what Dauid did when he had neede, and was an hungred, both he, and they that were with him?

41-2:26†††† Howe he went into the house of God, in the daies of Abiathar the hie Priest, and did eat the shewe bread, which were not lawfull to eate, but for the Priests, and gaue also to them which were with him?

41-2:27†††† And hee sayde to them, The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath.

41-2:28†††† Wherefore the Sonne of man is Lorde, euen of the Sabbath.

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Mark 3:

Chapter 3:35 Verses

41 Mark

(Geneva 1587) .

41-3:1††††† And he entred againe into ye Synagogue, & there was a man which had a withered had.

41-3:2††††† And they watched him, whether he would heale him on the Sabbath day, that they might accuse him.

41-3:3††††† Then he saide vnto the man which had the withered hand, Arise: stand forth in the middes.

41-3:4††††† And he saide to them, Is it lawfull to doe a good deede on the Sabbath day, or to doe euil? to saue the life, or to kil? But they held their peace.

41-3:5††††† Then hee looked rounde about on them angerly, mourning also for the hardnesse of their hearts, and saide to the man, Stretch foorth thine hand; he stretched it out: and his hande was restored, as whole as the other.

41-3:6††††† And the Pharises departed, & straightway gathered a councill with the Herodians against him, that they might destroy him.

41-3:7††††† But Iesus auoided with his disciples to the sea: and a great multitude followed him from Galile, and from Iudea,

41-3:8††††† And from Ierusalem, & from Idumea, and beyonde Iordan: and they that dwelled about Tyrus & Sidon, when they had heard what great things he did, came vnto him in great number.

41-3:9††††† And he commanded his disciples, that a litle shippe should waite for him, because of the multitude, lest they shoulde throng him.

41-3:10†††† For hee had healed many, in so much that they preassed vpon him to touch him, as many as had plagues.

41-3:11†††† And when the vncleane spirits sawe him, they fel downe before him, & cried, saying, Thou art the Sonne of God.

41-3:12†††† And he sharply rebuked them, to the ende they should not vtter him.

41-3:13†††† Then hee went vp into a mountaine, and called vnto him whome he woulde, and they came vnto him.

41-3:14†††† And hee appoynted twelue that they should be with him, and that he might send them to preache,

41-3:15†††† And that they might haue power to heale sicknesses, and to cast out deuils.

41-3:16†††† And the first was Simon, and hee named Simon, Peter,

41-3:17†††† Then Iames the sonne of Zebedeus, & Iohn Iames brother (and surnamed them Boanerges, which is, the sonnes of thunder,)

41-3:18†††† And Andrew, and Philippe, & Bartlemew, and Matthewe, and Thomas, and Iames, the sonne of Alpheus, and Thaddeus, and Simon the Cananite,

41-3:19†††† And Iudas Iscariot, who also betraied him, and they came home.

41-3:20†††† And the multitude assembled againe, so that they could not so much as eate bread.

41-3:21†††† And when his kinsfolkes heard of it, they went out to laie hold on him: for they sayde that he was beside himselfe.

41-3:22†††† And the Scribes which came downe fro Hierusalem, saide, He hath Beelzebub, & through the prince of the deuils he casteth out deuils.

41-3:23†††† But he called them vnto him, and said vnto them in parables, How can Satan driue out Sata?

41-3:24†††† For if a kingdome bee deuided against it selfe, that kingdome can not stand.

41-3:25†††† Or if a house bee deuided against it selfe, that house can not continue.

41-3:26†††† So if Satan make insurrection against himselfe, and be deuided, hee can not endure but is at an ende.

41-3:27†††† No man can enter into a strong mans house, and take away his goods, except hee first binde that strong man, and then spoyle his house.

41-3:28†††† Verely I say vnto you, all sinnes shalbe forgiuen vnto the children of men, and blasphemies, wherewith they blaspheme:

41-3:29†††† But hee that blasphemeth against the holy Ghost, shall neuer haue forgiuenesse, but is culpable of eternall damnation.

41-3:30†††† Because they saide, Hee had an vncleane spirit.

41-3:31†††† Then came his brethren and mother, and stoode without, and sent vnto him, and called him.

41-3:32†††† And the people sate about him, and they said vnto him, Beholde, thy mother, and thy brethren seeke for thee without.

41-3:33†††† But hee answered them, saying, Who is my mother and my brethren?

41-3:34†††† And hee looked rounde about on them, which sate in compasse about him, and saide, Beholde my mother and my brethren.

41-3:35†††† For whosoeuer doeth the will of God, he is my brother, and my sister, and mother.

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Mark 4:

Chapter 4:41 Verses

41 Mark

(Geneva 1587) .

41-4:1††††† And hee began againe to teache by the sea side, and there gathered vnto him a great multitude, so that hee entred into a shippe, and sate in the sea, and all the people was by the sea side on the land.

41-4:2††††† And he taught them many things in parables, and said vnto them in his doctrine,

41-4:3††††† Hearken: Beholde, there went out a sower to sowe.

41-4:4††††† And it came to passe as he sowed, that some fell by the way side, and the foules of the heauen came, and deuoured it vp.

41-4:5††††† And some fell on stonie grounde, where it had not much earth, and by and by sprang vp, because it had not depth of earth.

41-4:6††††† But assoone as ye Sunne was vp, it was burnt vp, and because it had not roote, it withered away.

41-4:7††††† And some fell among the thornes, and the thornes grewe vp, and choked it, so that it gaue no fruite.

41-4:8††††† Some againe fell in good grounde, and did yeelde fruite that sprong vp, and grewe, and it brought foorth, some thirtie folde, some sixtie folde, and some an hundreth folde.

41-4:9††††† Then he said vnto them, He that hath eares to heare, let him heare.

41-4:10†††† And whe he was alone, they that were about him with the twelue, asked him of ye parable.

41-4:11†††† And he saide vnto them, To you it is giuen to knowe the mysterie of the kingdome of God: but vnto them that are without, all thinges bee done in parables,

41-4:12†††† That they seeing, may see, and not discerne: and they hearing, may heare, and not vnderstand, least at any time they should turne, and their sinnes should be forgiuen them.

41-4:13†††† Againe he said vnto them, Perceiue ye not this parable? howe then should ye vnderstand all other parables?

41-4:14†††† The sower soweth the worde.

41-4:15†††† And these are they that receiue the seede by the wayes side, in whome the worde is sowen: but when they haue heard it, Satan commeth immediatly, and taketh away the worde that was sowen in their heartes.

41-4:16†††† And likewise they that receiue the seede in stony ground, are they, which whe they haue heard the word, straightwayes receiue it with gladnesse.

41-4:17†††† Yet haue they no roote in themselues, and endure but a time: for when trouble and persecution ariseth for the worde, immediatly they be offended.

41-4:18†††† Also they that receiue the seede among the thornes, are such as heare the word:

41-4:19†††† But the cares of this world, and the deceitfulnes of riches, and the lustes of other things enter in, and choke the word, and it is vnfruitfull.

41-4:20†††† But they that haue receiued seede in good ground, are they that heare the worde, and receiue it, and bring foorth fruite: one corne thirtie, another sixtie, and some an hundreth.

41-4:21†††† Also he saide vnto them, Commeth the candle in, to be put vnder a bushell, or vnder the bed, and not to be put on a candlesticke?

41-4:22†††† For there is nothing hid, that shall not be opened: neither is there a secret, but that it shall come to light.

41-4:23†††† If any man haue eares to heare, let him heare.

41-4:24†††† And he said vnto them, Take heede what ye heare. With what measure ye mete, it shall be measured vnto you: and vnto you that heare, shall more be giuen.

41-4:25†††† For vnto him that hath, shall it be giuen, and from him that hath not, shall be taken away, euen that he hath.

41-4:26†††† Also he said, So is the kingdome of God, as if a man should cast seede in the ground,

41-4:27†††† And shoulde sleepe, and rise vp night and day, and the seede should spring and growe vp, he not knowing howe.

41-4:28†††† For the earth bringeth foorth fruite of it selfe, first the blade, then the eares, after that full corne in the eares.

41-4:29†††† And assoone as the fruite sheweth it selfe, anon hee putteth in the sickle, because the haruest is come.

41-4:30†††† He saide moreouer, Whereunto shall wee liken the kingdome of God? or with what comparison shall we compare it?

41-4:31†††† It is like a graine of mustarde seede, which when it is sowen in the earth, is the least of all seedes that be in the earth:

41-4:32†††† But after that it is sowen, it groweth vp, and is greatest of all herbes, and beareth great branches, so that the foules of heauen may builde vnder the shadow of it.

41-4:33†††† And with many such parables he preached the word vnto them, as they were able to heare it.

41-4:34†††† And without parables spake hee nothing vnto them: but he expounded all thinges to his disciples apart.

41-4:35†††† Nowe the same day when euen was come, he saide vnto them, Let vs passe ouer vnto the other side.

41-4:36†††† And they left the multitude, and tooke him as he was in the shippe, and there were also with him other little shippes.

41-4:37†††† And there arose a great storme of winde, and the waues dashed into the shippe, so that it was now full.

41-4:38†††† And he was in the sterne asleepe on a pillow: and they awoke him, and saide to him, Master, carest thou not that we perish?

41-4:39†††† And hee rose vp, and rebuked the winde, and saide vnto the sea, Peace, and be still. So the winde ceased, and it was a great calme.

41-4:40†††† Then he saide vnto them, Why are ye so fearefull? how is it that ye haue no faith?

41-4:41†††† And they feared exceedingly, and said one to another, Who is this, that both the winde and sea obey him?

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Mark 5:

Chapter 5:43 Verses

41 Mark

(Geneva 1587) .

41-5:1††††† And they came ouer to the other side of the sea into the countrey of the Gadarens.

41-5:2††††† And when he was come out of the shippe, there met him incontinently out of the graues, a man which had an vncleane spirit:

41-5:3††††† Who had his abiding among the graues, and no man could binde him, no not with chaines:

41-5:4††††† Because that when hee was often bounde with fetters and chaines, he plucked the chaines asunder, and brake the fetters in pieces, neither could any man tame him.

41-5:5††††† And alwayes both night and day he cryed in the mountaines, and in the graues, and strooke himselfe with stones.

41-5:6††††† And when he saw Iesus afarre off, he ranne, and worshipped him,

41-5:7††††† And cryed with a loude voyce, and saide, What haue I to doe with thee, Iesus the Sonne of the most high God? I will that thou sweare to me by God, that thou torment me not.

41-5:8††††† (For hee saide vnto him, Come out of the man, thou vncleane spirit.)

41-5:9††††† And he asked him, What is thy name? and hee answered, saying, My name is Legion: for we are many.

41-5:10†††† And hee prayed him instantly, that hee would not send them away out of the countrey.

41-5:11†††† Now there was there in the mountaines a great heard of swine, feeding.

41-5:12†††† And all ye deuils besought him, saying, Send vs into the swine, that we may enter into them.

41-5:13†††† And incontinently Iesus gaue them leaue. Then the vncleane spirites went out, and entred into the swine, and the heard ranne headlong from the high banke into the sea, (and there were about two thousand swine) and they were choked vp in the sea.

41-5:14†††† And the swineheards fled, and told it in the citie, and in the countrey, and they came out to see what it was that was done.

41-5:15†††† And they came to Iesus, and sawe him that had bene possessed with the deuil, and had the legion, sit both clothed, and in his right minde: and they were afraide.

41-5:16†††† And they that saw it, tolde them, what was done to him that was possessed with the deuil, and concerning the swine.

41-5:17†††† Then they began to pray him, that hee would depart from their coastes.

41-5:18†††† And when he was come into the shippe, he that had bene possessed with the deuil, prayed him that he might be with him.

41-5:19†††† Howbeit, Iesus would not suffer him, but said vnto him, Goe thy way home to thy friendes, and shewe them what great thinges the Lorde hath done vnto thee, and howe hee hath had compassion on thee.

41-5:20†††† So he departed, and began to publish in Decapolis, what great things Iesus had done vnto him: and all men did marueile.

41-5:21†††† And when Iesus was come ouer againe by ship vnto the other side, a great multitude gathered together to him, & he was neere vnto the sea.

41-5:22†††† And beholde, there came one of the rulers of the Synagogue, whose name was Iairus: and when he sawe him, he fell downe at his feete,

41-5:23†††† And besought him instantly, saying, My litle daughter lyeth at point of death: I pray thee that thou wouldest come and lay thine hands on her, that she may be healed, and liue.

41-5:24†††† Then hee went with him, and a great multitude folowed him, and thronged him.

41-5:25†††† ( And there was a certaine woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelue yeeres,

41-5:26†††† And had suffred many things of many physicions, and had spent all that she had, and it auailed her nothing, but she became much worse.

41-5:27†††† When she had heard of Iesus, shee came in the preasse behinde, and touched his garment.

41-5:28†††† For she said, If I may but touch his clothes, I shalbe whole.

41-5:29†††† And straightway the course of her blood was dried vp, and she felt in her body, that she was healed of that plague.

41-5:30†††† And immediatly when Iesus did knowe in himselfe the vertue that went out of him, he turned him round about in the preasse, and said, Who hath touched my clothes?

41-5:31†††† And his disciples said vnto him, Thou seest the multitude throng thee, and sayest thou, Who did touche me?

41-5:32†††† And he looked round about, to see her that had done that.

41-5:33†††† And the woman feared and trembled: for she knewe what was done in her, and shee came and fell downe before him, and tolde him the whole trueth.

41-5:34†††† And hee saide to her, Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole: go in peace, and be whole of thy plague.)

41-5:35†††† While hee yet spake, there came from the same ruler of the Synagogues house certaine which said, Thy daughter is dead: why diseasest thou the Master any further?

41-5:36†††† Assoone as Iesus heard that word spoken, he said vnto the ruler of the Synagogue, Be not afraide: onely beleeue.

41-5:37†††† And he suffered no man to folow him saue Peter and Iames, and Iohn the brother of Iames.

41-5:38†††† So hee came vnto the house of the ruler of the Synagogue, and sawe the tumult, and them that wept and wailed greatly.

41-5:39†††† And he went in, and said vnto them, Why make ye this trouble, and weepe? the childe is not dead, but sleepeth.

41-5:40†††† And they laught him to scorne: but hee put them all out, and tooke the father, and the mother of the childe, and them that were with him, and entred in where the childe lay,

41-5:41†††† And tooke the childe by the hand, & saide vnto her, Talitha cumi, which is by interpretation, Mayden, I say vnto thee, arise.

41-5:42†††† And straightway the mayden arose, and walked: for shee was of the age of twelue yeeres, and they were astonied out of measure.

41-5:43†††† And he charged them straitly that no man should knowe of it, and commaunded to giue her meate.

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Mark 6:

Chapter 6:56 Verses

41 Mark

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41-6:1††††† And he departed thence, and came into his owne countrey, and his disciples followed him.

41-6:2††††† And when the Sabbath was come, he began to teach in the Synagogue, and many that heard him, were astonied, and sayd, From whence hath this man these things? And what wisdome is this that is giuen vnto him, that euen such great workes are done by his hands?

41-6:3††††† Is not this that carpenter Maries sonne, the brother of Iames & Ioses, and of Iuda & Simon? And are not his sisters here with vs? And they were offended in him.

41-6:4††††† Then Iesus sayd vnto them, A Prophet is not without honour, but in his owne countrey, and among his owne kindred, & in his own house.

41-6:5††††† And he could there doe no great workes, saue that hee layd his hands vpon a fewe sicke folke, and healed them,

41-6:6††††† And he marueiled at their vnbeliefe, and went about by ye townes on euery side, teaching.

41-6:7††††† And he called vnto him the twelue, and began to send them forth two and two, and gaue them power ouer vncleane spirits,

41-6:8††††† And commanded them that they should take nothing for their iourney, saue a staffe onely: neither scrip, neither bread, neither money in their girdles:

41-6:9††††† But that they should be shod with sandals, & that they should not put on two coates.

41-6:10†††† And he sayd vnto them, Wheresoeuer ye shall enter into an house, there abide till ye depart thence.

41-6:11†††† And whosoeuer shall not receiue you, nor heare you, when ye depart thence, shake off the dust that is vnder your feete, for a witnes vnto them. Verely I say vnto you, It shalbe easier for Sodom, or Gomorrha at the day of iudgement, then for that citie.

41-6:12†††† And they went out, and preached, that men should amend their liues.

41-6:13†††† And they cast out many deuils: and they anointed many that were sicke, with oyle, and healed them.

41-6:14†††† Then King Herod heard of him (for his name was made manifest) and sayd, Iohn Baptist is risen againe from the dead, and therefore great workes are wrought by him.

41-6:15†††† Other sayd, It is Elias, and some sayd, It is a Prophet, or as one of those Prophets.

41-6:16†††† So when Herod heard it, he said, It is Iohn whom I beheaded: he is risen from the dead.

41-6:17†††† For Herod him selfe had sent forth, & had taken Iohn, and bound him in prison for Herodias sake, which was his brother Philippes wife, because he had maried her.

41-6:18†††† For Iohn sayd vnto Herod, It is not lawfull for thee to haue thy brothers wife.

41-6:19†††† Therefore Herodias layd waite against him, & would haue killed him, but she could not:

41-6:20†††† For Herod feared Iohn, knowing that hee was a iust man, and an holy, and reuerenced him, and when he heard him, he did many things, and heard him gladly.

41-6:21†††† But the time being conuenient, when Herod on his birth day made a banket to his princes and captaines, and chiefe estates of Galile:

41-6:22†††† And the daughter of the same Herodias came in, & daunced, and pleased Herod, and them that sate at table together, the King sayd vnto the mayde, Aske of me what thou wilt, and I will giue it thee.

41-6:23†††† And he sware vnto her, Whatsoeuer thou shalt aske of me, I will giue it thee, euen vnto the halfe of my kingdome.

41-6:24†††† So she went forth, & said to her mother, What shal I aske? And she said, Iohn Baptists head.

41-6:25†††† Then she came in straightway with haste vnto the King, & asked, saying, I would that thou shouldest giue me euen now in a charger the head of Iohn Baptist.

41-6:26†††† Then the King was very sory: yet for his othes sake, and for their sakes which sate at table with him, he would not refuse her.

41-6:27†††† And immediately the King sent the hangman, and gaue charge that his head shoulde be brought in. So he went and beheaded him in the prison,

41-6:28†††† And brought his head in a charger, and gaue it to the maide, and the maide gaue it to her mother.

41-6:29†††† And when his disciples heard it, they came and tooke vp his body, and put it in a tombe.

41-6:30†††† And the Apostles gathered themselues together to Iesus, and tolde him all things, both what they had done, and what they had taught.

41-6:31†††† And he sayd vnto them, Come ye apart into the wildernes, & rest a while: for there were many commers and goers, that they had not leasure to eate.

41-6:32†††† So they went by ship out of the way into a desart place.

41-6:33†††† But the people sawe them when they departed, and many knewe him, and ran a foote thither out of all cities, and came thither before them, and assembled vnto him.

41-6:34†††† Then Iesus went out, and sawe a great multitude, and had compassion on them, because they were like sheepe which had no shepheard: and he began to teach them many things.

41-6:35†††† And when the day was nowe farre spent, his disciples came vnto him, saying, This is a desart place, and nowe the day is farre passed.

41-6:36†††† Let them depart, that they may goe into the countrey and townes about, and buy them bread: for they haue nothing to eate.

41-6:37†††† But he answered, and said vnto them, Giue yee them to eate; they said vnto him, Shall we goe, and buy two hundreth peny worth of bread, and giue them to eate?

41-6:38†††† Then he sayde vnto them, Howe many loaues haue ye? Goe and looke; when they knewe it, they sayd, Fiue, and two fishes.

41-6:39†††† So he commanded them to make them all sit downe by companies vpon the greene grasse.

41-6:40†††† Then they sate downe by rowes, by hundreds, and by fifties.

41-6:41†††† And he tooke the fiue loaues, and the two fishes, and looked vp to heauen, and gaue thanks, and brake the loaues, and gaue them to his disciples to set before them, and the two fishes he deuided among them all.

41-6:42†††† So they did all eate, and were satisfied.

41-6:43†††† And they tooke vp twelue baskets full of the fragments, and of the fishes.

41-6:44†††† And they that had eaten, were about fiue thousand men.

41-6:45†††† And straightway he caused his disciples to goe into the ship, and to goe before vnto the other side vnto Bethsaida, while he sent away the people.

41-6:46†††† Then assoone as he had sent them away, he departed into a mountaine to pray.

41-6:47†††† And when euen was come, the ship was in the mids of the sea, and he alone on the land.

41-6:48†††† And he saw them troubled in rowing, (for the winde was contrary vnto them) and about the fourth watch of the night, hee came vnto them, walking vpon the sea, and would haue passed by them.

41-6:49†††† And when they saw him walking vpon the sea, they supposed it had bene a spirit, & cried out.

41-6:50†††† For they all saw him, and were sore afrayd: but anon he talked with them, & said vnto them, Be ye of good comfort: it is I, be not afrayd.

41-6:51†††† Then he went vp vnto them into the ship, and the winde ceased, and they were much more amased in them selues, and marueiled.

41-6:52†††† For they had not considered the matter of the loaues, because their hearts were hardened.

41-6:53†††† And they came ouer, and went into the land of Gennesaret, and arriued.

41-6:54†††† So when they were come out of the ship, straightway they knewe him,

41-6:55†††† And ran about throughout all that region round about, and began to cary hither & thither in couches all that were sicke, where they heard that he was.

41-6:56†††† And whithersoeuer he entred into townes, or cities, or villages, they laide their sicke in the streetes, and prayed him that they might touch at the least the edge of his garment; as many as touched him, were made whole.

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Mark 7:

Chapter 7:37 Verses

41 Mark

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41-7:1††††† Then gathered vnto him the Pharises, and certaine of the Scribes which came from Hierusalem.

41-7:2††††† And when they sawe some of his disciples eate meate with common hands, (that is to say, vnwashen) they complained.

41-7:3††††† (For the Pharises, and all the Iewes, except they wash their hands oft, eate not, holding the tradition of the Elders.

41-7:4††††† And when they come from the market, except they wash, they eate not: and many other things there be, which they haue taken vpon them to obserue, as the washing of cups, and pots, and of brasen vessels, and of beds.)

41-7:5††††† Then asked him the Pharises and Scribes, Why walke not thy disciples according to the tradition of the Elders, but eate meate with vnwashen hands?

41-7:6††††† Then hee answered and sayd vnto them, Surely Esay hath prophecied well of you, hypocrites, as it is written, This people honoureth mee with lippes, but their heart is farre away from me.

41-7:7††††† But they worship me in vaine, teaching for doctrines the commandements of men.

41-7:8††††† For ye lay the commaundement of God apart, and obserue the tradition of men, as the washing of pots and of cups, and many other such like things ye doe.

41-7:9††††† And he sayd vnto them, Well, ye reiect the commandement of God, that ye may obserue your owne tradition.

41-7:10†††† For Moses sayd, Honour thy father and thy mother: and Whosoeuer shall speake euill of father or mother, let him die the death.

41-7:11†††† But yee say, If a man say to father or mother, Corban, that is, By the gift that is offered by mee, thou mayest haue profite, hee shall be free.

41-7:12†††† So ye suffer him no more to doe any thing for his father, or his mother,

41-7:13†††† Making the worde of God of none authoritie, by your tradition which ye haue ordeined: and ye doe many such like things.

41-7:14†††† Then he called the whole multitude vnto him, and sayd vnto them, Hearken you all vnto me, and vnderstand.

41-7:15†††† There is nothing without a man, that can defile him, when it entreth into him: but the things which proceede out of him, are they which defile the man.

41-7:16†††† If any haue eares to heare, let him heare.

41-7:17†††† And when hee came into an house, away from the people, his disciples asked him concerning the parable.

41-7:18†††† And he sayde vnto them, What? Are ye without vnderstanding also?