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Simon Peter saith unto them, I go and he said unto him, Follow me, a fishing. They say unto him, we Luke v. 27. And he said unto analso go with thee. They went forth, other, Follow me. But he said, Lord, and entered into a ship immediately, suffer me first to go and bury my father, John xxi. 3. Now when Simon Peter ix. 59. The day following Jesus would heard that it was the Lord, he girt go forth into Galilee, and findeth his fisher's coat unto him, (for he was Philip, and saith unto him, Follow naked), and did cast himself into the me, John i. 43. If any man serve sea, 7. And he entered into one of me, let him follow me; and where I the ships, which was Simon's, and am, there shall also my servant be: prayed him that he would thrust out if any man serve me, him will my a little from the land.--Now when Father bonour, xii. 26. Jesus saith he had left speaking, he said unto unto him, If I will that he tarry till I Simon, Launch out into the deep, and come, what is that to thee? follow let down your nets for a draught. And thou me, xxi. 22. Simon answering said unto him, b And Jesus said unto them, Come Master, we have toiled all the night, ye after me, and I will make you to and have taken nothing; nevertheless become fishers of men. And straightat thy word I will let down the net, way they forsook their nets, and folLuke v. 3-5. But God hath chosen lowed him, Mark i. 17, 18. And so the foolish things of the world to con was also James, and John, the sons of found the wise; and God hath chosen Zebedee, which were partners with Sithe weak things of the world to con
And Jesus said unto Simon, found the things which are mighty; Fear not; from henceforth thou shalt And base things of the world, and catch men. And when they had things which are despised, hath God brought theirships to land, they forsook chosen, yea, and things which are not, all, and followed him, Luke v. 10,11. to bring to nought things that are:
VER. 20. That no flesh should glory in his pre
Οι δε, ευθέως αφέντες τα δίκτυα, ήκολούsence, 1 Cor. i. 27--29.
θησαν αυτα. . VER. 19.
And athey straightway left their nets, Και λέγει OTS" ABŪTE ÓTito jov, xai und followed him. ποιήσω υμάς αλιείς ανθρώπων. .
a He that loveth father or mother And he saith unto them, a Follow me, more than me is not worthy of me: and b I will make you fishers of men. and he that loveth son or daughter
a But Jesus said unto him, Follow more than me is not worthy of me. me; and let the dead bury their And he that taketh not his cross, and dead, Matt. viii. 22. And as Jesus followeth after me, is not worthy of passed forth from thence, he saw a me, Matt. X. 37, 38. Then answered man, named Matthew, sitting at the Peter and said unto him, Behold, we receipt of custom: and he saith unto have forsaken all, and followed thee; him, Follow me. And he arose, and what shall we have therefore ? xix. 27. followed him, ix. 9. Then said Jesus And he returned back from him, and unto his disciples, If any man will took a yoke of oxen, and slew them, come after me, let him deny himself, and boiled their flesh with the instruand take up his cross, and follow me, ments of the oxen, and gave unto xvi. 24. Jesus said unto him, If thou the people, and they did eat. Then wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou he arose, and went after Elijah, and hast, and give to the poor, and thou ministered unto him, 1 Kings xix. 21. shalt have treasure in heaven: and I made haste, and delayed not to keep come and follow me, xix. 21. And thy commandments, Ps. cxix. 60. as he passed by, he saw Levi the son And straightway they forsook their of Alphæus sitting at the receipt of nets, and followed him, Mark i. 18. custom, and said unto him, Follow me. And when they had brought their ships And he arose and followed him, Mark to land, they forsook all, and followed ii. 14. And after these things he went him, Luke v. 11. Then Peter began fort and saw a publican, nam to say unto him, Lo, we have left all, Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom : 1 and have followed thee. And Jesus
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MATT. IV. 20--23.
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answered and said, Verily I say unto dom, xx. 20, 21. And he took with you, There is no man that hath left him Peter and the two sons of Zebehouse, or brethren, or sisters, or father, dee, and began to be sorrowful and or mother, or wife, or children, or very heavy, xxvi. 37. And when he lands, for my sake,and the gospel's,But had gone a little farther thence, he be shall receive an hundred fold now saw James the son of Zebedee, and in this time, houses, and brethren, and John his brother, who also were in the sisters, and mothers, and children, and ship mending their nets, Mark i. 19. lands, with persecutions; and in the And James the son of Zebedee, and world to come eternal life, Mark X. 28 John the brother of James; and he -30. Then Peter said, Lo,we have left surnamed them Boanerges, which is, all, and followed thee. And he said unto The sons of thunder, iii. 17. And he them, Verily I say unto you, There is suffered no man to follow him, save no man that hath left house, or parents, Peter, and James, and John the broor brethren, or wife, or children, for ther of James, v. 37. And so was also the kingdom of God's sake, Who shall James, and John, the sons of Zebedee, not receive manifold more in this pre- which were partners with Simon. And sent time, and in the world to come Jesus said unto Simon, Fear not; from life everlasting, Luke xviii. 28-30. henceforth thou shalt catch men. And To reveal his Son in me, that I might when they had brought their ships to preach him among the heathen, im- land, they forsook all, and followed mediately I conferred not with flesh bim, Luke v. 10, 11. There were toand blood, Gal. i. 16. But what things gether Simon Peter, and Thomas callwere gain to me, those I counted loss for ed Didymus, and Nathanael of Cana Christ; Yea doubtless, and I count all in Galilee, and the sons of Zebedee, things but loss for the excellency of the and two other of his disciples, John knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: xxi. 2. And, he killed James the brofor whom I have suffered the loss of all ther of John with the sword, Acts xii. 2. things, and do count them but dung,
VER. 22. that I may win Christ, Phil, iii. 7,8.
Οι δε, ευθέως αφέντες το πλοίον και τον VER. 21.
πατέρα αυτών, ήκολούθησαν αυτώ. και προβάς εκείθεν, είδεν άλλους δύο
And a they immediately left the ship äden pois, 'Táxwbov TÒN TÓ ZeBedalov, xai and their father, and followed him. Ιωάννην τον αδελφόν αυτού, εν τώ πλοία μετά Ζεβεδαίου του πατρός αυτών, καταρ
a And straightway he called them : τίζοντας τα δίκτυα αυτών και εκάλεσεν | and they left their father Zebedee in αυτούς. .
the ship with the hired servants, and
went after him, Mark i. 20. And he And going on from thence, he saw s other two brethren, James the son of he said, Lord, suffer me first to go and
said unto another, Follow me. But Zebedee, and John his brother, in a ship bury my father. Jesus said unto him, with Zebedee their father, mending their Let the dead bury their dead; but go nets : and he called them.
thou and preach the kingdom of God, * Now the names of the twelve Luke ix. 59, 60. If any man come to apostles are these ; the first, Simon, me, and hate not his father, and mowho is called Peter, and Andrew his ther, and wife, and children, and brebrother ; James the son of Zebedee, thren, and sisters, yea, and his own and John his brother, Matt. x. 2. And life also, he cannot be my disciple. So after six days Jesus taketh Peter, likewise, whosoever he be of you that James, and John his brother, and forsaketh not all that he hath, he cannot bringeth them up into an high moun- be my disciple, xiv. 26.33. Wheretain apart, wvii. i. Then came to him fore henceforth know we no man after the mother of Zebedee's children with the flesh: yea, though we have known her sons, worshipping him, and desiring Christ after the flesh, yet now hencea certain thing of him. And he said forth know we him no more, 2 Cor. v. 16. into her, What wilt thou ? She saith
VER. 23. unto him, Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on thy right hand, Και περιήγεν όλην την Γαλιλαίαν ο Ιηand the other on thy left, in thy king-ocüs, didácnon ir tais crayoyait avrão,
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MATT. IV. 23.
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και κηρύσσων το ευαγγέλιον της βασιλείας, | gogue every gabbath, and persuaded και θεραπεύων πάσαν νόσον, και πάσαν | the Jews and the Greeks, xviii. 4. μαλακίαν εν τω λαώ:
When any one heareth the word of And a Jesus went about all Galilee, then cometh the wicked one, and catch.
the kingdom, and understandeth it not, b teaching in their synagogries,
and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, heart. This is he which received seed
eth away that which was sown in his d and healing all manner of sickness, and all manner of disease among the people.
by the way side, Matt. xiii. 19. And
this gospel of the kingdom shall be a And Jesus went about all the cities preached in all the world for a witness and villages, teaching in their syna- unto all nations; and then shall the gogues, and preaching the gospel of end come, xxiv. 14. Now after that the kingdom, and healing every sick- John was put in prison, Jesus came inness and every disease among the peo- to Galilee, preaching the gospel of the ple, Matt. ix. 35. And he marvelled kingdom of God, Mark i. 14. And because of their unbelief. And he went there was delivered unto him the book round about the villages, teaching, of the prophet Esaias. And when he Mark vi. 6. After these things Jesus had opened the book, he found the walked in Galilee : for he would not place where it was written, The Spirit walk in Jewry, because the Jews sought of the Lord is upon me, because he hath to kill him, John vii. 1. How God anointed me to preach the gospel to anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the the poor; he bath sent me to heal the Holy Ghost and with power: who went broken-hearted, to preach deliverance about doing good, and healing all that to the captives, and recovering of sight were oppressed of the devil; for God to the blind, to set at liberty them that was with him, Acts x. 38.
are bruised, Luke iv. 17, 18. And it b And when he was departed thence, came to pass afterward, that he went he went into their synagogue, Matt. throughout every city and village, xii. 9. And when he was come into his preaching and shewing the glad tid own country, he taught them in their ings of the kingdom of God: and the synagogue, insomuch that they were twelve were with him, viii. 1. And it astonished, and said, Whence hath came to pass, that on one of those days, this man this wisdom, and these mighty as he taught the people in the temple, works? xiii. 54. And he preached in and preached the gospel, the chief their synagogues throughout all Gali- priests and the scribes came upon him lee, and cast out devils, Mark i. 39. with the elders, xx. 1. And how shall And when the sabbathday was come, they preach, except they be sent as he began to teach in the synagogue : it is written, How beautifulare the feet and many hearing him were astonish of them that preach the gospel of peace, ed, saying, From whence hath this and bring glad tidings of good things! man these things ? and what wisdom Rom. x. 15. is this which is given unto him? that • They brought unto him many that even such mighty works are wrought were possessed with devils : and by his hands? vi. 2. And he taught he cast out the spirits with his word, in their synagogues, being glorified of and healed all that were sick : That it all. And he came to Nazareth, where might be fulfilled which was spoken by he had been brought up: and, as his Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself custom was, he went into the syna- took our infirmities, and bare mur sickgogue on the sabbathday, and stood ness, Matt. viii. 16, 17. And as ye go, up for to read, Luke iv. 15, 16. And preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven he was teaching in one of the syna- is at hand. Heal the sick,cleanse the gogues on the sabbath, xii. 10. And lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils : straightway be preached Christ in the freely ye have received, freely give, synagogues, that he is the Son of God, x. 7,8. The blind receive their sight, Acts ix. 20. But when they departed and the lame walk, the lepers are from Perga, they came to Antioch in cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead Pisidia, and went into the synagogue are raised up, and the poor have on the sabbathday, and sat down, xüii. the gospel preac to the xi. 14. And he reasoned in the syna- | And great multitudes came unto him,
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A. D. 31. having with them those that were lame, / forth the sick into the streets, and laid blind, dumb, maimed, and many them on beds and couches, that at the others, and cast them down at Jesus' least the shadow of Peter passing by feet; and he healed them : Insomuch might overshadow some of them. There that the multitude wondered, when came also a multitude out of the cities they saw the dumb to speak, the main round about unto Jerusalem, bringing ed to be whole, the lame to walk, and sick folks, and them which were vexed the blind to see: and they glorified the with unclean spirits : and they were God of Israel, wv.30,31. Andateven, healed every one, Acts v. 15, 16. when the sun did set, they brought
VER. 24. unto him all that were diseased, and
Και απήλθεν ή ακοή αυτού εις όλην την them that were possessed with devils. Συρίαν» και προσήνεγκαν αυτώ πάντας τους And all the city was gathered together κακώς έχοντας, ποικίλαις νόσους και βασάνους at the door. And he healed many that were sick of divers diseases, and cast
συνεχομένους, και δαιμονιζομένους, και σεout many devils; and suffered not the
ληνιαζομένους, και παραλυτικούς και εθεdevils to speak, because they knew
ράπευσεν αυτούς. him, Mark i. 32–31. For he had And a his fame went throughout all healed many; insomuch that they Syria: and they brought unto him pressed upon him for to touch him, as Call sick people that were taken with dimany as bad plagues, iii. 10. Now vers diseases and torments, and those when the sun was setting, all they that which were a possessed with devils, and bad any sick with divers diseases those which were e lunatic, and those brought them unto him ; and he laid that had the palsy; and he healed them. his hands on every one of them, and 3 And the fame hereof went abroad healed them. And devils also came into all that land. But they, when out of many, crying out, and saying, they were departed, spread abroad his Thou art Christ the Son of God. And fame in all that country, Matt. ix. 26. he rebuking them suffered them not to 31. At that time Herod the tetrarch speak: for they knew that he was heard of the fame of Jesus, xiv. 1. So Christ, Luke iv. 40, 41. And it came the LORD was with Joshua; and his to pass on a certain day, as he was fame was noised throughout all the teaching, that there were Pharisees country, Josh. vi. 27. And immediand doctors of the law sitting by, which ately his fame spread abroad throughwere come out of every town of Gali- out all the region round about Galilee, lee, and Judæa, and Jerusalem: and Mark i. 28. And Jesus returned in the power of the Lord was present to the power of the Spirit into Galilee : heal them, v. 17. And he came down and there went out a fame of him with them, and stood in the plain, and through all the region round about, the company of his disciples, and a Luke iv. 14. And the fame of him went great multitude of people out of all out into every place of the country Judæa and Jerusalem, and from the round about, 37. But so much the sea coast of Tyre and Sidon, which more went there a fame abroad of came to bear him, and to be healed of him: and great multitudes came totheir diseases, vi. 17. Then Jesus an- gether to hear, and to be healed by him swering said unto them, Go your way, of their infirmities. v. 15. and telī John what things ye have seen b Then David put garrisons in Syria and heard; how that the blind see, the of Damascus : and the Syrians became lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the servants to David, and brought gifts. deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the And the LORD preserved David whipoor the gospel is preached, vii. 22. thersoever he went, 2 Sam. viii. 6. And the people, when they knew it, (And this taxing was first made when followed him: and he received them, Cyrenius was governor of Syria), Luke and spake unto them of the kingdom ü. 2. And they wrote letters by them of God, and healed them that had need after this manner; The apostles and of healing, ix. 11. And heal the sick elders and brethren send greeting unto that are therein, and say unto them, the brethren which are of the Gentiles The kingdom of God is come nigh unto in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia, Acts you, 1. 9. Insomuch that they brought | xv. 23.
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c See on last clause, ver. 23. clothed, and in his right mind : and
d As they went out, behold, they they were afraid. And they that saw brought to him a dumb man possessed it told them how it befel to him that with a devil, Matt. ix. 32. Then was was possessed with the devil, and also brought unto him one possessed with a concerning the swine. And they began devil, blind, and dumb: and he healed to pray him to depart out their him, insomuch that the blind and dumb coasts. And when he was come into both spake and saw, xii. 22. And, the ship, he that had been possessed behold, a woman of Canaan came out with the devil prayed him that he of the same coasts, and cried unto him, might be with him, Mark v. 2-18. saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, And in the synagogue there was a thou Son of David; my daughter is man, which had a spirit of an unclean grievously vexed with a devil, xv. 22. devil, and cried out with a loud voice, And Jesus rebuked the devil; and he saying, Let us alone; what have we departed out of him : and the child to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazawas cured from that very hour, xvii. reth ? art thou come to destroy us? I 18. And when he was come out of the know thee who thou art; the Holy ship, immediately there met him out One of God. And Jesus rebuked him, of the tombs a man with an unclean saying, Hold thy peace, and come out spirit, who had his dwelling among of him. And when the devil had thrown the tombs ; and no man could bind him in the midst, he came out of him, him, no, not with chains : Because that and hurt him not, Luke iv. 33–35. he had been often bound with fetters And when he went forth to land, there and chains, and the chains had been met him out of the city a certain man, plucked asunder by him, and the fet- which had devils long time, and ware ters broken in pieces: neither could no clothes, neither abode in any house, any man tame him. And always, night but in the tombs. When he saw Jesus, and day, he was in the mountains, and he cried out, and fell down before him, in the tombs, crying, and cutting him- and with a loud voice said, What self with stones. But when he saw have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Jesus afar off, he ran and worshipped Son of God most high? I beseech him, And cried with a loud voice, and thee, torment me not. (For he had said, What have I to do with thee, commanded the unclean spirit to come Jesus, thou Son of the most High God? out of the man, For oftentimes it had I adjure thee by God, that thou tor- caught him: and he was kept bound ment me not. For he said unto him, with chains and in fetters; and he Come out of the man, thou unclean brake the bands, and was driven of spirit. And he asked him, What is thy the devil into the wilderness.) And name? And he answered, saying, My Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name is Legion : for we are many. name? And he said, Legion : because And he besought him much that he many devils were entered into him. would not send them away out of the And they besought him that he would country. Now there was there nighun. not command them to go out into the to the mountains a great herd of swine deep. And there was there an herd of feeding. And all the devils besought many swine feeding on the mountain : him, saying, Send us into the swine, and they besought him that he would that we may enter into them. And suffer them to enter into them. And he forthwith Jesus gave them leave. And suffered them. Then went the devils the unclean spirits went out, and en- out of the man, and entered into the tered into the swine: and the herd ran swine : and the herd ran violently violently down a steep place into the down a steep place into the lake, and sea, (they were about two thousand ;) were choked. When they that fed them and were choked in the sea. And they saw what was done, they fled, and that fed the swine fled, and told it in went and told it in the city and in the the city, and in the country. And they country. Then they went out to see went out to see what it was that was what was done; and came to Jesus, done. And they come to Jesus, and and found the man, out of whom the see him that was possessed with the devils were departed, sitting at the devil, and had the legion, sitting, and feet of Jesus, clothed, and in his right