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37 were with him other ships also. And a great storm of

wind riseth: and the waves beat into the ship, so that it 38 was now filled with water. And he was in the hinder part

of the ship, asleep on a pillow: and they awake him, and say

unto him, Teacher*, carest thou not that we 39 perish ?" And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said

to the sea, “ Be silent, be still.” And the wind ceased, 40 and there was a great calm. And he said unto them,

Why are ye so fearful? how is it that ye have not 41 faith ?” And they feared greatly, and said one to another,

“ Who is this, that even the wind and the sea obey him?" CH. v. And they came to the other side of the lake, into the 2 country of the Gadarenes. And when he was come out

of the ship, immediately there met him out of the sepul3 chres a man with an unclean spiritt, who had his dwell

ing among the tombs; and no man was able to bind him, 4 not even with chains : for he had been often bound with

fetters and chains, and the chains had been rent asunder

by him, and the fetters broken : nor was any man able to 5 tame him. And he was always, night and day, in the

tombs, and in the mountains, crying out, and cutting 6 himself with stones. But when he saw Jesus at a distance, 7 he ran and did him obeisance; and cried out with a loud

voice, and said, “ What have I to do with thee, Jesus,

thou Son of the most high God? I adjure thee by God, 8 that thou torment me not." (For Jesus had said unto 9 him, “Come out of the man, thou unclean spirit.") Then

Jesus asked him, “What is thy name?" And he saith unto 10 Jesus, My name is Legion; for we are many." And he

besought Jesus much, that he would not send them away 11 out of the country. Now a [great] herd of swine was 12 feeding there, toward the mountain. And the demons be

sought him, saying, “ Send us into the swine, that we

* Master, N. + This man was raving mad, and imagined himself possessed by a legion of demons, whose organ he was compelled to be. When healed, he is said, ver. 15, to be in his right mind; which implies that his disorder was insanity. Sce Farmer on Dem. p. 100.

13 may enter into them.” And [immediately Jesus] gave

them leave. And the unclean spirits went out, and entered into the swine: and the herd ran violently down

a steep place into the lake, ([now they were] about two 14 thousand,) and were drowned in the lake. And those

who kept the swine fled, and told it in the city, and in the

country. And the people went out to see what had been 15 done. And they come to Jesus, and see him who before

had the demons*, sitting, and clothed, and in his right 16 mind: and they were afraid. And those who saw it told

them how it had befallen him that had the demons; and 17 also concerning the swine. And they began to entreat 18 Jesus that he would depart out of their borders. And

when Jesus had gone into the ship, he who before had the 19 demons besought Jesus that he might be with him. Yet

Jesus suffered him not; but saith unto him, “Go home to

thy friends, and tell them how great things the Lord hath 20 done unto thee, and that he hath had pity on thee.” And

he departed, and began to publish in Decapolis how great things Jesus had done unto him: and all men won

dered. 21 And when Jesus had again passed over in the ship to

the other side, a great multitude gathered together unto 22 him: and he was near the lake. And, behold, there

cometh one of the rulers of the synagogue, named Jairus ; 23 and when he saw Jesus, he falleth down at his feet, and besought him greatly, saying,

saying, “ My little daughter lieth at the point of death : I pray that thou wouldest come

and put thine hands on her, that she may be cured, and 24 she will live.” And Jesus went with him; and a great 25 multitude followed him, and thronged him. And a [cer26 tain] woman, having an issue of blood twelve years, and

that had suffered many things by many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was in no wise relieved,

* The received text adds, " and had the Legion.” This clause was probably a marginal note: it is omitted in the Cambridge manuscript.

27 but rather became worse, when she had heard of Jesus,

came in the crowd behind him, and touched his garment. 28 For she said, “If I may touch but his garments, I shall 29 be well.” And immediately the fountain of her blood

was dried up; and she knew in her body that she was 30 cured of that disease. And Jesus immediately knew in himself the

power which had gone out of him, and turned about in the crowd, and said, " Who touched my 31 garments ?" And his disciples said unto him, “ Thou

seest the multitude thronging thee; and sayest thou, 32 · Who touched me?'And he looked round about, to 33 see her that had done this thing. But the woman, fearing

and trembling, knowing what had been done in her,

came and fell down before him, and told him all the 34 truth. And he said unto her, “ Daughter, thy faith hath

made thee well: go in peace, and be freed from thy dis35 ease.” While he yet spake, messengers come from the

ruler of the synagogue's house, saying, “ Thy daughter is dead: why troublest thou the Teacher * any

further?” 36 But when Jesus heard the words which were spoken, he

saith (immediately] to the ruler of the synagogue, 37 not afraid ; only believe.” And he suffered no one to

follow him, but Peter, and James, and John the brother 38 of James. Then he cometh to the house of the ruler of

the synagogue, and perceiveth a disturbance; and those 39 who wept and wailed greatly. And when he had enter

ed in, he saith unto them, “Why make ye a disturbance, 40 and weep? the child is not dead, but sleepeth.” And

they derided him : but when he had sent them all out, he taketh the father and the mother of the child, and those

who were with him, and entereth in where the child was. 41 And when he had taken the child by the hand, he saith

unto her, “Talitha cumi;” which is, being interpreted, 42 “Damsel,” (I say unto thee) “ arise.” And immediately the damsel arose, and walked : for she was of the age of

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twelve years. And they were amazed with great amaze43 ment. And he charged them strictly that no man should

know it; and commanded that food should be given her. CA. VI. And he went out thence, and came to Nazareth, his 2 own country; and his disciples follow him. And when

the sabbath was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many as they heard hiin were amazed, saying, . Whence hath this man these things? and what

wisdom is this which hath been given to him; and whence 3 are such mighty works wrought by his hands ? Is not this

the carpenter, the son of Mary; and the brother of James, and of Joses, and of Judah, and of Simon ? and

are not his sisters here with us?And he was unto them 4 a cause of offending. But Jesus said unto them,

prophet is not without honour, except in his own coun

try, and among his own kindred, and in his own house." 5 And he would * not do any mighty work there, except

that he put his hands upon a few sick, and cured them. 6 And he wondered because of their unbelief.

And he went round about the towns, teaching. And he calleth unto him the Twelve, and began to send them

forth by two and two'; and gave them power over unclean 8 spirits ; and commanded them that they should take no

thing for their journey, except a staff only; no bag, no 9 food, no money in their purse; but to be shod with san10 dals: “and put ye not on two coats.” And he said unto

them, “ In what place soever ye enter into an house, 11 there remain till ye depart from that place. And who, soever shall not receive you, nor hear

ye depart from that place shake off the dust under your feet,

, 12 for a testimony unto themt." And they went out, and 13 preached that men should repent: and they cast out many


you, when

• N. m. could, N. t. Symonds, p. 127.

+ The received text adds,“ Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgement than for that city.” These words are omitted in the Vat. Eph. and Camb. MSS., and were probably a marginal addition from Matt. x. 15.

demons, and anointed with oil many that were sick, and

cured them. 14 And king Herod heard of Jesus, (for his name had be

come famous,) and he said, “ John the Baptist is risen

from the dead; and therefore mighty works are wrought 15 by him.” And others said,

And others said, “He is Elijah.” And others said, “ He is a prophet*, even as one of the prophets.” 16 But when Herod heard of him, he said, “ It is [John] 17 whom I beheaded : he is risen from the dead.” For this

Herod had sent and apprehended John, and had bound

him in prison, because of Herodias, his brother Philip's 18 wife: for Herod had married her. For Joho had said to

Herod, It is not lawful for thee to have thy brother's 19 wife.” Herodias therefore was greatly incensed against 20 him, and would have killed him; but could not. For

Herod reverenced John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and protectedt him; and did many

things after having heard him, and heard him gladly. 21 And a fit day being come, when Herod on his birth-day

made a supper for his great men, and commanders, and 22 chiefs of Galilee; and the daughter of this Herodias hav

ing entered in, and danced, and pleased Herod and his

guests; the king said to the damsel, “ Ask of me whatso23 ever thou wilt, and I will give it thee.” And he sware

unto her, “Whatsoever thou shalt ask of me, I will give 24 it thee, to the half of my kingdom.” And she went out,

and said to her mother, “ What shall I ask?" And she 25 said, “ The head of John the Baptist.” And she imme

diately came in with haste to the king, and asked, saying,

“I desire that thou straightway give me in a basin the 26 head of John the Baptist.” And the king was much

grieved ; yet because of his oaths, and of his guests, he 27 would not reject her. And immediately the king sent an

executioner, and commanded his head to be brought:

* “ He is a prophet, or, as one of the prophets.” R. T.
t regarded, or preserved, N. t. and m.

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