1 Upon descending from the hill country He was followed by immense crowds.
1 When he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him.
1 When Jesus came down from the hillside, large crowds followed him.
2 And a leper came to Him, and throwing himself at His feet, said, "Sir, if only you are willing you are able to cleanse me."
2 And, behold, there came a leper and worshipped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.
2 Suddenly, a leper came up to him, fell down before him, and said, "Sir, if you want to, you can make me clean."
3 So Jesus put out His hand and touched him, and said, "I am willing: be cleansed." Instantly he was cleansed from his leprosy;
3 And Jesus put forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will; be thou clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.
3 So Jesus reached out his hand, touched him, and said, "I do want to. Be clean!" And instantly his leprosy was made clean.
4 and Jesus said to him, "Be careful to tell no one, but go and show yourself to the priest, and offer the gift which Moses appointed as evidence for them."
4 And Jesus saith unto him, See thou tell no man; but go thy way, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.
4 Then Jesus told him, "See to it that you don't speak to anyone. Instead, go and show yourself to the priest, and then offer the sacrifice that Moses commanded as proof to the authorities."
5 After His entry into Capernaum a Captain came to Him, and entreated Him.
5 And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him,
5 When Jesus returned to Capernaum, a centurion came up to him and begged him repeatedly,
6 "Sir," he said, "my servant at home is lying ill with paralysis, and is suffering great pain."
6 And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented.
6 “Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, in terrible agony!”
6 "Sir, my servant is lying at home paralyzed and in terrible pain."
8 "Sir," replied the Captain, "I am not a fit person to receive you under my roof: merely say the word, and my servant will be cured.
8 The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof: but speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed.
8 The centurion replied, "Sir, I am not worthy to have you come under my roof. But just say the word, and my servant will be healed,
9 For I myself am also under authority, and have soldiers under me. To one I say 'Go,' and he goes, to another 'Come,' and he comes, and to my slave 'Do this or that,' and he does it."
9 For I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me: and I say to this man, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it.
9 because I, too, am a man under authority and I have soldiers under me. I say to one of them "Go' and he goes, to another "Come' and he comes, and to my servant "Do this' and he does it."
10 Jesus listened to this reply, and was astonished, and said to the people following Him, "I solemnly tell you that in no Israelite have I found faith as great as this.
10 When Jesus heard it, he marvelled, and said to them that followed, Verily I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel.
10 Hearing this, Jesus was amazed and said to those following Him, “I assure you: I have not found anyone in Israel with so great a faith!
10 When Jesus heard this, he was amazed and told those who were following him, "I tell all of you with certainty, not even in Israel have I found this kind of faith!
11 And I tell you that many will come from the east and from the west and will recline at table with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in the Kingdom of the Heavens,
11 And I say unto you, That many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven.
11 I tell all of you, many will come from east and west and will feast with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom from heaven.
12 while the natural heirs of the Kingdom will be driven out into the darkness outside: there will be the weeping aloud and the gnashing of teeth."
12 But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
12 But the unfaithful heirs of that kingdom will be thrown into the darkness outside. In that place there will be wailing and gnashing of teeth."
13 And Jesus said to the Captain, "Go, and just as you have believed, so be it for you." And the servant recovered precisely at that time.
13 And Jesus said unto the centurion, Go thy way; and as thou hast believed, so be it done unto thee. And his servant was healed in the selfsame hour.
13 "Go," Jesus told the centurion, "and it will be done for you, just as you have believed." And his servant was healed that very hour.
14 After this Jesus went to the house of Peter, whose mother-in-law he found ill in bed with fever.
14 And when Jesus was come into Peter's house, he saw his wife's mother laid, and sick of a fever.
14 When Jesus went into Peter's house, he saw Peter's mother-in-law lying in bed, sick with a fever.
15 He touched her hand and the fever left her: and then she rose and waited upon Him.
15 And he touched her hand, and the fever left her: and she arose, and ministered unto them.
15 So He touched her hand, and the fever left her. Then she got up and began to serve Him.
15 He touched her hand, and the fever left her. Then she got up and began serving him.
16 In the evening many demoniacs were brought to Him, and with a word He expelled the demons; and He cured all the sick,
16 When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick:
16 When evening came, people brought to him many who were possessed by demons. He drove out the spirits by speaking a command and healed everyone who was sick.
17 in order that this prediction of the Prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled, "He took on Him our weaknesses, and bore the burden of our diseases."
17 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.
17 This was to fulfill what was declared by the prophet Isaiah when he said, "It was he who took our illnesses away and removed our diseases."
18 Seeing great crowds about Him Jesus had given directions to cross to the other side of the Lake,
18 Now when Jesus saw great multitudes about him, he gave commandment to depart unto the other side.
18 When Jesus saw the large crowds around him, he gave orders to cross to the other side of the Sea of Galilee.
19 when a Scribe came and said to Him, "Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go."
19 And a certain scribe came, and said unto him, Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.
19 Just then, a scribe came up and told him, "Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go."
20 "Foxes have holes," replied Jesus, "and birds have nests; but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head."
20 And Jesus saith unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.
20 Jesus told him, "Foxes have holes and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to rest."
21 Another of the disciples said to Him, "Sir, allow me first to go and bury my father."
21 Another of the disciples said to Him, “Lord, permit me first to go and bury my father.”
21 And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.
21 Then another of his disciples told him, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father."
22 "Follow me," said Jesus, "and leave the dead to bury their own dead."
22 But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.
22 But Jesus told him, “Follow Me, and let the dead bury their own dead.”
22 But Jesus told him, "Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead."
23 Then He went on board a fishing-boat, and His disciples followed Him.
23 And when he was entered into a ship, his disciples followed him.
23 When Jesus got into the boat, his disciples went with him.
24 But suddenly there arose a great storm on the Lake, so that the waves threatened to engulf the boat; but He was asleep.
24 And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep.
24 Suddenly, a violent storm arose on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by the waves. But He was sleeping.
24 Suddenly, a violent storm came up on the sea, so that the boat began to be swamped by the waves. Yet Jesus kept sleeping.
25 So they came and woke Him, crying, "Master, save us, we are drowning!"
25 And his disciples came to him, and awoke him, saying, Lord, save us: we perish.
25 So the disciples came and woke Him up, saying, “Lord, save us! We’re going to die!”
25 They went to him and woke him up. "Lord!" they cried, "Save us! We're going to die!"
26 "Why are you so easily frightened," He replied, "you men of little faith?" Then He rose and reproved the winds and the waves, and there was a perfect calm;
26 And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.
26 He asked them, "Why are you afraid, you who have little faith?" Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm.
27 and the men, filled with amazement, exclaimed, "What kind of man is this? for the very winds and waves obey him!"
27 The men were amazed, and said, “What kind of a man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey Him?”
27 But the men marvelled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!
27 The men were amazed. "What kind of man is this?" they asked. "Even the winds and the sea obey him!"
28 On His arrival at the other side, in the country of the Gadarenes, there met Him two men possessed by demons, coming from among the tombs: they were so dangerously fierce that no one was able to pass that way.
28 (Z)When He came to the other side into the country of the Gadarenes, two men who were (AA)demon-possessed met Him as they were coming out of the tombs. They were so extremely violent that no one could pass by that way.
28 And when he was come to the other side into the country of the Gergesenes, there met him two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by that way.
28 When Jesus arrived on the other side in the region of the Gerasenes, two demon-possessed men met him as they were coming out of the tombs. They were so violent that no one could travel on that road.
29 They cried aloud, "What hast Thou to do with us, Thou Son of God? Hast Thou come here to torment us before the time?"
29 And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art thou come hither to torment us before the time?
29 Suddenly, they screamed, "What do you want with us, Son of God? Did you come here to torture us before the proper time?"
30 Now at some distance from them a vast herd of swine were feeding.
30 Now there was a herd of many swine feeding at a distance from them.
30 And there was a good way off from them an herd of many swine feeding.
30 Now a long way off from them, a large herd of pigs was feeding.
30 Now a large herd of pigs was grazing some distance away from them.
31 So the demons entreated Him. "If Thou drivest us out," they said, "send us into the herd of swine."
31 The demons began to entreat Him, saying, “If You are going to cast us out, send us into the herd of swine.”
31 So the devils besought him, saying, If thou cast us out, suffer us to go away into the herd of swine.
31 “If You drive us out,” the demons begged Him, “send us into the herd of pigs.”
31 So the demons began to plead with Jesus, saying, "If you drive us out, send us into that herd of pigs."
32 "Go," He replied. Then they came out from the men and went into the swine, whereupon the entire herd instantly rushed down the cliff into the Lake and perished in the water.
32 And He said to them, “Go!” And they came out and went into the swine, and the whole herd rushed down the steep bank into the sea and perished in the waters.
32 And he said unto them, Go. And when they were come out, they went into the herd of swine: and, behold, the whole herd of swine ran violently down a steep place into the sea, and perished in the waters.
32 “Go!” He told them. So when they had come out, they entered the pigs. And suddenly the whole herd rushed down the steep bank into the sea and perished in the water.
32 He told them, "Go," and they came out and went into the pigs. Suddenly, the whole herd rushed down a steep slope into the sea and drowned in the water.
33 The swineherds fled, and went and told the whole story in the town, including what had happened to the demoniacs.
33 And they that kept them fled, and went their ways into the city, and told every thing, and what was befallen to the possessed of the devils.
33 Then the men who tended them fled. They went into the city and reported everything—especially what had happened to those who were demon-possessed.
33 Now when those who had been taking care of the pigs ran away, they came into the city and reported everything, especially what had happened to the demon-possessed men.
34 So at once the whole population came out to meet Jesus; and when they saw Him, they besought Him to leave their country.
34 And, behold, the whole city came out to meet Jesus: and when they saw him, they besought him that he would depart out of their coasts.
34 Then the whole city went out to meet Jesus, and as soon as they saw him, they begged him to leave their region.
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