In the mean time, when there were gathered together an innumerable multitude of people, insomuch that they trode one upon another, he began to say unto his disciples first of all, Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
And straightway many were gathered together, insomuch that there was no room to receive them, no, not so much as about the door: and he preached the word unto them.
And when they could not come nigh unto him for the press, they uncovered the roof where he was: and when they had broken it up, they let down the bed wherein the sick of the palsy lay.
And when they could not find by what way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went upon the housetop, and let him down through the tiling with his couch into the midst before Jesus.
Then came to him his mother and his brethren, and could not come at him for the press.
And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, because he was little of stature.
And the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.
And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat.
When Jesus saw that the people came running together, he rebuked the foul spirit, saying unto him, Thou dumb and deaf spirit, I charge thee, come out of him, and enter no more into him.
And when Jesus came into the ruler's house, and saw the minstrels and the people making a noise,
And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.
And the multitude rebuked them, because they should hold their peace: but they cried the more, saying, Have mercy on us, O Lord, thou Son of David.
But if we shall say, Of men; we fear the people; for all hold John as a prophet.
And he spake to his disciples, that a small ship should wait on him because of the multitude, lest they should throng him.