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29 And Jesus de- 31 | And again, departed from thence, parting from the coasts

of Tyre and Sidon, and came nigh unto the he

unto the sea of Galilee? sea of Galilee,*

through the midst of

the coast of Decapolis. and went up into a mountain and sat down there.

32 And they bring unto him one that was deaf, and had an impediment in his speech? and they beseech him to put his hand upon him.

33 And he took him aside from the multitude, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spit, and touched his tongue ?

34 And looking up to heaven, he sighed, and saith unto him, Ephphatha, that is, Be opened.

35 And straitway his ears were opened, and the string of his tongue was loosed, and he spake plain.

36 And he charged them that they should tell no man : but the more he charged them, so much the more a great deal they published it?


Place.... A Mountain near the Sea of Galilee,

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37 And were beyond
measure astonished,
saying, He hath done
all things well : he
maketh both the deaf
to hear, and the dumb

to speak.
30 And great mul-
titudes came unto him,
having with them those
that were lame, blind,
dumb, maimed, and
many others, and cast
them down at Jesus'
feet; and he healed
them :

31 Insomuch that the multitude wondered, when they saw the dumb to speak, the maimed to be whole, the lame to walk, and the blind to see : and they glorified the God of Israel.


69. Yesus feeds
more than four thou-
sand with seven
Loaves and a few

IN those days the
multitude being very
great, and having no-

thing to eat, 32 Then Jesuscalled

Jesus called his disciples unto him,* his disciples unto him,

and saith

unto them, I have compassion 2 I have compassion on the multitude, on the multitude,

and said,

• Place.. Decapolis.

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CHAP. VIII. because they continue because they have now with me now

been with me three days, and have three days, and have nothing to eat : nothing to eat: and I will not send

3 And if I send them away fasting, them away fasting

to their own houses, lest they faint in the they will faint by the way.

way :
for divers of them came

from far.
33 And his disciples 4 And his disciples
say unto him,

answered him, From Whence should we whence

satisfy these men with

bread here in have so much bread in the wilderness ? the wilderness, as to fill so great a multitude ?

5 And he asked 34 And Jesus saith them, How maunto them, How ma- ny loaves have ye? ny loaves have ye? And they said, Seven. And they said, Seven, and a few little fishes. 6 And he com

35 And he com- manded the people manded the multitude to sit down on the to sit down on the ground: ground.

and he took 36 And he took the seven loaves, the seven loaves,

and the fishes, and gave thanks, and and gave thanks, and brake, and gave brake them, and gave to his disciples his disciples,

to set before them: and they did set them before the people.

gave to

and the disciples to the multitude.

7 And they had a
few small fishes: and
he blessed, and com-
manded to set them

also before them.
37 And they did 8 So they did





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CHAP. VIII. all eat and were filled : eat, and were filled : and they took up of and they took up of the broken meat that the broken meat that was left, seven baskets was left, seven baskets. full.

38 And they that 9 And they that did eat were

had eaten were about four thousand men,

four thousand : beside women and children. 39 And he sent

and he sent away the multitude,

10 | And straightway and took ship,

he entered into a ship

with his disciples, and into the and

into the coasts of Magdala. * parts of Dalmanutha.

70. The Pharisees and Sadducees again ask a Sign.

(See $ 43.)

C. XVI. THE Pharisees also 11 And the Pharisees with the Sadducees came forth, and began came,

to question with him, and tempting, tempting him, desired him that he would shew them a seeking of him a sign from heaven, sign from heaven.

2 He answered and said unto them, When it is evening, ye say, It will be fair weather : for the sky is red.

3 And in the morning, It will be foul weather to day : for the sky is red and lowring. Oye hypocrites,

• Place..... The confines of Magdala and Dalmanutha.






CHAP. VIII. ye can discern the face of the sky; but can ye not discern the signs of the times ?

12 And he sighed deeply in his spirit,

and saith, 4. A wicked and adulterous

Why doth this generation seeketh

generation seek after a sign:

after a sign?

verily I say unto you, and there shall no sign there shall no sign be given unto it, be given unto this

generation. but the sign of the prophet Jonas.

71. The Disci. ples

cautioned against the leaven of the Pharisees of the Sadducees and of Herod. 4 And he left them, 13 And he left them,

and entering into

the ship again, and departed. departed


to the other side, * 5 And when his disciples were come to the other side,

14 Now the disci. they had forgotten to ples had forgotten to take bread.

take bread,

neither had they in the ship with them

more than one loaf. 6 Then Jesus

15 And he said unto them, charged them, saying,

* Place... The Western Coast of the Sea of Galilee.

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