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A. D. 31. 5.
28. Jesus healeth Peter's mother in law, and
14 * 1 Cor. 9. he saw his wife's mother laid, and sick of a
fever. And he came and took her by the hand, Mk. 1.
And at even, when the sun did set, they 32
might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias • Is. 53. 4. the prophet, saying, Himself ? took our infir
mities, and bare our sicknesses.
And in the morning, rising up a great while Mk. 1. before day, he went out, and departed into a 35 solitary place, and there prayed. And Simon 36 and they that were with him followed after him. And when they had found him, they said 37 unto him, All men seek for thee. And he said 38
unto them, “Let us go into the next towns, • Is. 61. 1. “ that I may preach there also: for otherefore
came I forth.”
And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching M". 4. in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel 23 of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people. And his fame went throughout all 24 Syria : and they brought unto him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils, and those which were lunatick, and those that had the palsy; and he healed them. And there followed him great multitudes of 25 people from Galilee, and from Decapolis, and
2 carried off. C.
Jesus cleanseth the leper.
from Jerusalem, and from Judæa, and from A. D. 31, beyond Jordan.
29. Jesus cleanseth the leper. L. 5.
And it came to pass, when he was in a certain city, behold a man full of leprosy: who seeing Jesus fell on his face, and besought him,
saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me Mk. 1. clean. And Jesus, moved with compassion, put
41 forth his hand, and touched him, and saith unto
he had spoken, immediately the leprosy de-
he straitly charged him, and forthwith sent 44 him away; and saith unto him, “See thou say
nothing to any man: but go thy way, shew
thyself to the priest, and offer for thy cleans-
out, and began to publish it much, and to blaze
no more openly enter into the city, but was L. 5. without in desert places: and great multitudes 15 came together to hear, and to be healed by him
of their infirmities.
30. Christ healeth one sick of the palsy. Mk.2.1 AND again he entered into Capernaum. And L. 5. it came to pass on a certain day, as he was 17 teaching, that there were Pharisees and doctors
of the law sitting by, which were come out of
every town of Galilee, and Judæa, and JeruMk. 2. salem : and straightway many were gathered
2 together, insomuch that there was no room to
receive them, no, not so much as about the L. 5. 17 door: and the power of the Lord was present
18 to heal them. And, behold, men brought in a
bed a man which was taken with a palsy: and
they sought means to bring him in, and to lay 19 him before him. And when they could not find
One sick of the palsy healed.
of the multitude, they went upon the housetop,
thy sins are forgiven thee.” And the scribes 21
and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, Who
perceived their thoughts, he answering said unto
ye may know that the Son of man hath power
upon earth to forgive sins,” (he said unto the
And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of 14 Alphæus sitting at the receipt of custom, and said unto him, “ Follow me.” And he left all, L. 5. rose up, and followed him.
3 incredible. C.
· PART IV.
THE TRANSACTIONS OF TWELVE MONTHS, FROM THE BEGIN
NING OF THE SECOND PASSOVER.
32. Jesus on the sabbath day healeth an impotent
man at Bethesda in Jerusalem. J. 5.
AFTER * this there was a feast of the Jews ; A. D. 31. and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. Now there * Lev.23.2. is at Jerusalem bby the sheep 2 market a pool, • Neh. 3. 1. which is called in the Hebrew tongue Bethesda, & 12. 39. 3 having five porches. In these lay a great mul
titude of impotent folk, of blind, halt, withered, 4 waiting for the moving of the water. 4 angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water: whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in
was made whole of whatsoever disease he had. 5 And a certain man was there, which had an 6 infirmity thirty and eight years. When Jesus saw him lie, and knew that he had been now a long time in that case, he saith unto him, 7 “ Wilt thou be made whole ?" The impotent man answered him, Sir, I have no man, when the water is troubled, to put me into the pool : but while I am coming, another steppeth down 8 before me. Jesus saith unto him, “Rise, take 9“ up thy bed, and walk.” And immediately the man was made whole, and took up his bed, and
walked: and on the same day was the sabbath. 10 The Jews therefore said unto him that was
cured, It is the sabbath day: “it is not lawful Ex.20.10. 11 for thee to carry thy bed. He answered them, Jer. 17.21,
He that made me whole, the same said unto &c. 12 me, Take up thy bed, and walk. Then asked
they him, What man is that which said unto 13 thee, Take up thy bed, and walk? And he that
Christ asserteth the power
A. D. 31. was healed wist not who it was: for Jesus had J. 5.
conveyed himself away, a multitude being in
come unto thee.” The man departed, and told 15
But Jesus answered them, “My Father work- 17 “eth hitherto, and I work." Therefore the Jews 18 sought the more to kill him, because he not
only had broken the sabbath, but said also that à Phil.2.6. God was ? his Father, making himself equal
Then answered Jesus and said unto them, 19 Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can “ do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the
“ Father do: for what things soever he doeth, 2 Pet. l. “ these also doeth the Son likewise. For the 20
“ Father loveth the Son, and sheweth him all
things that himself doeth: and he will shew “ him greater works than these, that ye may 66 marvel. For as the Father raiseth up the 21
dead, and quickeneth them; even so the Son
quickeneth whom he will. For the Father 22 Acts 17. “ judgeth no man, but 'hath committed all 1 Pet. 4. 5. “ judgment unto the Son: that all men should 23
“honour the Son, even as they honour the * 1 John 2. “ Father. He that honoureth not the Son
5 honoureth not the Father which hath sent
“ sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not h1 John 3. “ come into condemnation; "but is passed from
“ death unto life. Verily, verily, I say unto you, 25 Eph. 21, “ The hour is coming, and now is, when the
“ dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God:
5. & 5.14. Col. 2. 13.
2 his own. D.