In those times, the myriads of the crowd being gathered together, so that they trod one on another, he began to say to his disciples first, Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy;
and straightway many were gathered together, so that there was no longer any room, not even at the door; and he spoke the word to them.
and, not being able to get near to him on account of the crowd, they uncovered the roof where he was, and having dug it up they let down the couch on which the paralytic lay.
And not finding what way to bring him in, on account of the crowd, going up on the housetop they let him down through the tiles, with his little couch, into the midst before Jesus.
And his mother and his brethren came to him, and could not get to him because of the crowd.
And he sought to see Jesus who he was: and he could not for the crowd, because he was little in stature.
And again a crowd comes together, so that they cannot even eat bread.
And he said to them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place and rest a little. For those coming and those going were many, and they had not leisure even to eat.
But Jesus, seeing that the crowd was running up together, rebuked the unclean spirit, saying to him, Thou dumb and deaf spirit, I command thee, come out of him, and enter no more into him.
And when Jesus was come to the house of the ruler, and saw the flute-players and the crowd making a tumult,
And while desiring to kill him, he feared the crowd, because they held him for a prophet.
But the crowd rebuked them, that they might be silent. But they cried out the more, saying, Have mercy on us, Lord, Son of David.
but if we should say, Of men, we fear the crowd, for all hold John for a prophet.
And he spoke to his disciples, in order that a little ship should wait upon him on account of the crowd, that they might not press upon him.