Mark 5-8

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Mark 5

And they came to the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gerasenes. 2 And when he was come out of the boat, straightway there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit, 3 who had his dwelling in the tombs: and no man could any more bind him, no, not with a chain; 4 because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been rent asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: and no man had strength to tame him. 5 And always, night and day, in the tombs and in the mountains, he was crying out, and cutting himself with stones. 6 And when he saw Yahshua from afar, he ran and worshiped him; 7 and crying out with a loud voice, he says, What have I to do with you, Yahshua, you Son of the Most High El? I command you by El, torment me not. 8 For he said to him, Come forth, you unclean spirit, out of the man. 9 And he asked him, What is your name? And he says to him, My name is Legion; for we are many. 10 And he supplicated him much that he would not send them away out of the country. 11 Now there was there on the mountain side a great herd of swine feeding. 12 And they supplicated him, saying, Send us into the swine, that we may enter into them. 13 And he gave them leave. And the unclean spirits came out, and entered into the swine: and the herd rushed down the steep into the sea, in number about two thousand; and they were drowned in the sea. 14 And they that fed them fled, and told it in the city, and in the country. And they came to see what it was that had come to pass. 15 And they come to Yahshua, and behold him that was possessed with demons sitting, clothed and in his right mind, even him that had the legion: and they were afraid. 16 And they that saw it declared to them how it happened to him that was possessed with demons, and concerning the swine. 17 And they began to plead him to depart from their borders. 18 And as he was entering into the boat, he that had been possessed with demons supplicated him that he might be with him. 19 And he did not permit him but says to him, Go to your house to your friends, and tell them how great things the teacher has done for you, and how he had mercy on you. 20 And he went his way, and began to publish in Decapolis how great things Yahshua had done for him: and all men marveled.


21 And when Yahshua had crossed over again in the boat to the other side, a great multitude was gathered to him; and he was by the sea. 22 And there comes one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name; and seeing him, he falls at his feet, 23 and pleads him much, saying, My little daughter is at the point of death: I pray you, that you come and lay your hands on her, that she may be made whole, and live. 24 And he went with him; and a great multitude followed him, and they thronged him.


25 And a woman, who had an issue of blood twelve years, 26 and had suffered many things of many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was not improved, but rather grew worse, 27 having heard the things concerning Yahshua, came in the crowd behind, and touched his garment. 28 For she said, If I touch but his garments, I shall be made whole. 29 And immediately the fountain of her blood was dried up; and she felt in her body that she was healed of her plague. 30 And immediately Yahshua, perceiving in himself that the power proceeding from him had gone forth, turned him about in the crowd, and said, Who touched my garments? 31 And his disciples said to him, You see the multitude thronging you, and you say, Who touched me? 32 And he looked all around to see her that had done this thing. 33 But the woman fearing and trembling, knowing what had been done to her’ came and fell down before him, and told him all the truth. 34 And he said to her, Daughter, your faith has made you whole; go in peace, and be whole of your plague.


35 While he yet spoke, they come from the ruler of the synagogue’s house, saying, Your daughter is dead: why do you trouble the Teacher any further? 36 But Yahshua, not heeding the word spoken, says to the ruler of the synagogue, Fear not, only believe. 37 And he suffered no man to follow with him, save Peter, and Jacob, and John the brother of Jacob. 38 And they come to the house of the ruler of the synagogue; and he beholds a tumult, and many weeping and wailing greatly. 39 And when he had entered he says to them, Why make you a tumult, and weep? The child is not dead, but sleeps. 40 And they laughed him to scorn. But he, having put them all forth, takes the father of the child and her mother and them that were with him, and goes in where the child was. 41 And taking the child by the hand, he says to her, Talitha cumi; which is, being interpreted, Damsel, I say to you, Arise. 42 And immediately the damsel rose up, and walked; for she was twelve years old. And they were amazed immediately with a great amazement. 43 And he charged them much that no man should know this: and he commanded that something should be given her to eat.



Mark 6

And he went out from there; and he comes into his own country; and his disciples follow him. 2 And when the sabbath was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From where has this man these things? and, What is the wisdom that is given to this man, and what mean such mighty works worked by his hands? 3 Is not this the carpenter, the son of Miriam, and brother of Jacob, and Joseph, and Judah, and Simon? And are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended in him. 4 And Yahshua said to them, A prophet is not without honor, save in his country, and among his own kin, and in his own house. 5 And he could there do no mighty work, save that he laid his hands upon a few sick folk, and healed them. 6 And he marveled because of their unbelief.


And he went all around the villages teaching.


7 And he calls to him the twelve, and began to send them forth by two and two; and he gave them authority over the unclean spirits; 8 and he charged them that they should take nothing for their journey, save a staff only; no bread, no wallet, no money in their purse; 9 but to go shod with sandals: and, said he, put not on two coats. 10 And he said to them, Wherever you enter into a house, there remain till you depart from there. 11 And whatever place shall not receive you, and they hear you not, as you go forth from there, shake off the dust that is under your feet for a testimony to them. 12 And they went out, and preached that men should repent. 13 And they cast out many demons, and anointed with oil many that were sick, and healed them.


14 And king Herod heard of it; for his name had become known: and he said, John the Baptizer has been raised from the dead, and therefore do these powers work in him. 15 But others said, It is EliYah. And others said, It is a prophet, even as one of the prophets. 16 But Herod, when he heard of it, said, John, whom I beheaded, he has been raised. 17 For Herod himself had sent forth and laid hold upon John, and bound him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife; for he had married her. 18 For John said to Herod, It is not lawful for you to have your brother’s wife. 19 And Herodias set herself against him, and desired to kill him; and she could not; 20 for Herod feared John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and kept him safe. And when he heard him, he was much perplexed; and he heard him gladly. 21 And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday made a supper to his officials, and the high captains, and the chief men of Galilee; 22 and when the daughter of Herodias herself came in and danced, she pleased Herod and them that sat at meat with him; and the king said to the damsel, Ask of me whatever you will, and I will give it to you. 23 And he swore to her, Whatever you shall ask of me, I will give it to you, to the half of my kingdom. 24 And she went out, and said to her mother, What shall I ask? And she said, The head of John the Baptizer. 25 And she came in immediately with haste to the king, and asked, saying, I will that you forthwith give me on a platter the head of John the Baptist. 26 And the king was very sorry; but for the sake of his oaths, and of them that sat at meat, he would not reject her. 27 And immediately the king sent forth a soldier of his guard, and commanded to bring his head: and he went and beheaded him in the prison, 28 and brought his head on a platter, and gave it to the damsel; and the damsel gave it to her mother. 29 And when his disciples heard of it, they came and took up his corpse, and laid it in a tomb.


30 And the apostles gather themselves together to Yahshua; and they told him all things, whatever they had done, and whatever they had taught. 31 And he says to them, Come you 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. 32 And they went away in the boat to a desert place apart. 33 And the people saw them going, and many knew them, and they ran together there on foot from all the cities, and left them. 34 And he came forth and saw a great multitude, and he had compassion on them, because they were as sheep not having a shepherd: and he began to teach them many things. 35 And when the day was now far spent, his disciples came to him, and said, The place is a desert, and the day is now far spent; 36 send them away, that they may go into the country and villages all around, and buy themselves something to eat. 37 But he answered and said to them, Give you them to eat. And they say to him, Shall we go and buy two hundred denarii’s worth of bread, and give them to eat? 38 And he says to them, How many loaves do you have? Go and see. And when they knew, they say, Five, and two fishes. 39 And he commanded them that all should sit down by companies upon the green grass. 40 And they sat down in ranks, by hundreds, and by fifties. 41 And he took the five loaves and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, and broke the loaves; and he gave to the disciples to set before them; and the two fishes divided he among them all. 42 And they all ate, and were filled. 43 And they took up broken pieces, twelve basketfuls, and also of the fishes. 44 And they that ate the loaves were five thousand men.


45 And immediately he constrained his disciples to enter into the boat, and to go before him unto the other side to Bethsaida, while he himself sends the multitude away. 46 And after he had taken leave of them, he departed into the mountain to pray. 47 And when evening was come, the boat was in the middle of the sea, and he alone on the land. 48 And seeing them distressed in rowing, for the wind was contrary to them, about the forth watch of the night he comes to them, walking on the sea; and he would have passed by them: 49 but they when they saw him walking on the sea, supposed that it was a spirit, and cried out; 50 for they all saw him, and were troubled. But he immediately spoke with them, and says to them, Be of good cheer: it is I; be not afraid. 51 And he went up to them into the boat; and the wind ceased: and they were severely amazed in themselves; 52 for they understood not concerning the loaves, but their heart was hardened.


53 And when they had crossed over, they came to the land to Gennesaret, and moored to the shore. 54 And when they were come out of the boat, straightway the people knew him, 55 and ran all around that whole region, and began to carry about on their beds those that were sick, where they heard he was. 56 And wherever he entered, into villages, or into cities, or into the country, they laid the sick in the marketplaces, and supplicated him that they might touch if it were but the border of his garment: and as many as touched him were made whole.



Mark 7

And there are gathered together to him the Pharisees, and certain of the scribes, who had come from Jerusalem, 2 and had seen that some of his disciples ate their bread with defiled, that is, unwashen, hands. 3 (For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their hands diligently, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders; 4 and when they come from the marketplace, except they bathe themselves, they eat not; and many other things there are, which they have received to hold, washings of cups, and pots, and copper vessels.) 5 And the Pharisees and the scribes ask him, Why walk not your disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat their bread with defiled hands? 6 And he said to them, Well did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written,

This people honors me with their lips,

But their heart is far from me.

7 But in vain do they worship me,

Teaching as their doctrines the precepts of men.


8 You leave the commandment of Elohim, and hold fast the tradition of men. 9 And he said to them, Full well do you reject the commandment of Elohim, that you may keep your tradition. 10 For Moses said, Honor your father and your mother; and, he that speaks evil of father or mother, let him die the death: 11 but you say, If a man shall say to his father or his mother, That with which you might have been profited by me is Corban, that is to say, Given to Elohim; 12 you no longer permit him to do anything for his father or his mother; 13 making void the word of Elohim by your tradition, which you have delivered: and many such like things you do.


14 And he called to him the multitude again, and said to them, Hear me all of you, and understand: 15 there is nothing from outside the man, that going into him can defile him; but the things which proceed out of the man are those that defile the man. 16 If any man has ears to hear, let him hear. 17 And when he was entered into the house from the multitude, his disciples asked of him the parable. 18 And he says to them, Are you so without understanding also? Perceive you not, that whatever from outside goes into the man, it cannot defile him; 19 because it goes not into his heart, but into his belly, and goes out into the draught, carrying off all that is eaten? 20 And he said, That which proceeds out of the man, that defiles the man. 21 For from within, out of the heart of men, evil thoughts proceed, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries, 22 covetings, wickednesses, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, railing, pride, foolishness: 23 all these evil things proceed from inside, and defile the man.


24 And from there he arose, and went away into the borders of Tyre and Sidon. And he entered into a house, and would have no man know it; and he could not be hid. 25 But immediately a woman, whose little daughter had an unclean spirit, having heard of him, came and fell down at his feet. 26 Now the woman was a Greek, a Syrophoenician by race. And she supplicated him that he would cast forth the demon out of her daughter. 27 And he said to her, Let the children first be filled: for it is not meet to take the children’s bread and cast it to the dogs. 28 But she answered and says to him, yes, Master; even the dogs under the table eat of the children’s crumbs. 29 And he said to her, For this saying go your way; the demon is gone out of your daughter. 30 And she went away to her house, and found the child laid upon the bed, and the demon gone out.


31 And again he went out from the borders of Tyre, and came through Sidon to the sea of Galilee, through the middle of the borders of Decapolis. 32 And they bring to him one that was deaf, and had an impediment in his speech; and they plead him to lay his hand upon him. 33 And he took him aside from the multitude privately, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spat, and touched his tongue; 34 and looking up to heaven, he sighed, and says to him, Eph-phatha, that is, Be opened. 35 And his ears were opened, and the bond of his tongue was loosed, and he spoke plain. 36 And he charged them that they should tell no man: but the more he charged them, so much the more a great deal they published it. 37 And they were beyond measure astonished, saying, he has done all things well; he makes even the deaf to hear, and the dumb to speak.



Mark 8

In those days, when there was again a great multitude, and they had nothing to eat, he called to him his disciples, and says to them, 2 I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat: 3 and if I send them away fasting to their home, they will faint on the way; and some of them are come from far. 4 And his disciples answered him, From where shall one be able to fill these men with bread here in a desert place? 5 And he asked them, How many loaves have you? And they said, Seven. 6 And he commands the multitude to sit down on the ground: and he took the seven loaves, and having given thanks, he brake, and gave to his disciples, to set before them; and they set them before the multitude. 7 And they had a few small fishes: and having blessed them, he commanded to set these also before them.

8 And they ate, and were filled: and they took up, of broken pieces that remained over, seven baskets. 9 And they were about four thousand: and he sent them away. 10 And immediately he entered into the boat with his disciples, and came into the parts of Dalmanutha.


11 And the Pharisees came forth, and began to question with him, seeking of him a sign from heaven, trying him. 12 And he sighed deeply in his spirit, and says, Why does this generation seek a sign? truly I say to you, There shall no sign be given to this generation. 13 And he left them, and again entering into the boat departed to the other side.


14 And they forgot to take bread; and they had not in the boat with them more than one loaf. 15 And he charged them, saying, Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod. 16 And they reasoned one another, saying, it is because we have no bread. 17 And Yahshua perceiving it says to them, Why reason you, because you have no bread? Do you, not yet perceive, neither understand? Have you hardened your heart? 18 Having eyes, see you not? and having ears, hear you not? And do you not remember? 19 When I broke the five loaves among the five thousand, how many baskets full of broken pieces took you up? They say to him, Twelve. 20 And when the seven among the four thousand, how many basketfuls of broken pieces took you up? And they say to him, Seven. 21 And he said to them, Do you not yet understand?


22 And they come to Bethsaida. And they bring to him a blind man, and plead him to touch him. 23 And he took hold of the blind man by the hand, and brought him out of the village; and when he had spit on his eyes, and laid his hands upon him, he asked him, Do you see anything? 24 And he looked up, and said, I see men; for I behold them as trees, walking. 25 Then again he laid his hands upon his eyes; and he looked steadfastly, and was restored, and saw all things clearly. 26 And he sent him away to his home, saying, Do not even enter into the village.


27 And Yahshua went forth, and his disciples, into the villages of Caesarea Philippi: and on the way he asked his disciples, saying to them, Who do men say that I am? 28 And they told him, saying, John the Baptist; and others, EliYah; but others, One of the prophets. 29 And he asked them, But who say you that I am? Peter answers and says to him, You are the Messiah. 30 And he charged them that they should tell no man of him.


31 And he began to teach them, that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders, and the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again. 32 And he spoke the saying openly. And Peter took him, and began to rebuke him. 33 But he, turning about, and seeing his disciples, rebuked Peter, and says, Get you behind me, Satan; for you mind not the things of Elohim, but the things of men. 34 And he called to him the multitude with his disciples, and said to them, If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his burden and follow me. 35 For whoever would save his life shall lose it; and whoever shall lose his life for my sake and the evangel’s shall save it, 36 For what does it profit a man, to gain the whole world, and forfeit his life? 37 For what should a man give in exchange for his life? 38 For whoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of man also shall be ashamed of him, when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.


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