Berean Bible



1 And having entered into a boat, He passed over and came to the own city. 2 And behold, they were bringing to Him a paralytic lying on a bed. And Jesus, having seen their faith, said to the paralytic, “Take courage, son; your sins have been forgiven.” 3 And behold, some of the scribes said to themselves, “This one blasphemes!” 4 And Jesus, having known their thoughts, said, “Why do you think evil in your hearts? 5 For which is easier, to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Arise and walk?’ 6 But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins...” Then He says to the paralytic, “Having arisen, take up your mat and go to your house.” 7 And having arisen, he went away to his house. 8 And the crowds having seen, marveled and glorified God, the One having given such authority to men. 9 And Jesus passing on from there saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax booth. And He says to him, “Follow Me.” And having arisen, he followed Him. 10 And it came to pass, of Him reclining in the house, that behold, many tax collectors and sinners having come, were reclining with Jesus and His disciples. 11 And having seen it, the Pharisees said to His disciples, “Why does your Teacher eat with the tax collectors and sinners?” 12 And having heard, He said, “Not those being strong have need of a physician, but those being sick. 13 But having gone, learn what is, ‘I desire mercy and not sacrifice.’ For I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.” 14 Then the disciples of John come to Him saying, “Why do we and the Pharisees often fast, but Your disciples do not fast?” 15 And Jesus said to them, “Can the sons of the bridechamber mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them? But days will come when the bridegroom shall have been taken away from them, and then they will fast. 16 But no one puts a patch of unshrunk cloth on old clothing, for the filling up of it tears away from the garment, and a worse tear emerges. 17 Nor do they pour new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise the wineskins are burst, and the wine is poured out, and the wineskins are destroyed. But they pour new wine into new wineskins, and both are preserved.” 18 Of Him speaking these things to them, behold, a certain ruler having come, was kneeling down to Him, saying, “My daughter presently has died; but having come, lay Your hand upon her, and she will live.” 19 And having arisen, Jesus followed him, also His disciples. 20 And behold a woman having had a flux of blood twelve years, having come up behind Him, touched the fringe of His garment. 21 For she was saying within herself, “If only I shall touch His garment, I will be healed.” 22 And Jesus, having turned and having seen her said, “Take courage, daughter. Your faith has cured you.” And the woman was cured from that very hour. 23 And Jesus having come into the ruler’s house and having seen the flute players and the crowd making a commotion, 24 He says, “Go away, for the girl is not dead, but sleeps.” And they began to laugh at Him. 25 And when the crowd had been put outside, having entered, He took hold of her hand, and the girl arose. 26 And this report went out into all that land. 27 And Jesus passing on from there, two blind men followed Him, crying out and saying, “Have mercy on us, Son of David.” 28 And having come into the house, the blind men came to Him, and Jesus says to them, “Do you believe that I am able to do this?” They say to him, “Yes, Lord.” 29 Then He touched their eyes, saying, “According to your faith be it to you.” 30 And their eyes were opened. And Jesus strictly instructed them, saying, “See that no one knows!” 31 But having gone out, they made Him known in all that land. 32 And as they were going out, behold, they brought to Him a mute man, possessed by a demon. 33 And the demon having been cast out, the mute man spoke. And the crowds marveled, saying, “Never thus was it seen in Israel.” 34 But the Pharisees were saying, “By the prince of the demons He casts out demons 35 And Jesus was going throughout all the cities and the villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every disease and every sickness. 36 And having seen the crowds, He was moved with compassion for them, because they were wearied and cast away, as sheep not having a shepherd. 37 Then He says to His disciples, “The harvest indeed is plentiful, but the workmen are few. 38 Beseech the Lord of the harvest, therefore, that He might send out workmen into His harvest.”

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