1 And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That there be some of them that stand here, which shall not taste of death, till they have seen theWhen he will begin his kingdom through the preaching of the gospel: that is to say, after the resurrection.kingdom of God come with power.
2 The heavenly glory of Christ, which would within a short time be abased upon the cross, is confirmed by visible signs, by the presence and talk of Elias and Moses, and by the voice of the Father himself; all this occurred before three of his disciples, who are witnesses against whom there is no objection.And after six days Jesus taketh [with him] Peter, and James, and John, and leadeth them up into an high mountain apart by themselves: and he was transfigured before them.
3 And his raimentDid sparkle as it were.became shining, exceeding white as snow; so as no fuller on earth can white them.
4 And there appeared vnto them Elias with Moses, and they were talking with Iesus.
5 Then Peter answered, and said to Iesus, Master, it is good for vs to be here: let vs make also three tabernacles, one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias.
6 For he wist not what to say; for they were soreThey were beside themselves with fear.afraid.
7 And there was a cloude that shadowed them, and a voyce came out of the cloude, saying, This is my beloued Sonne: heare him.
8 And suddenly they looked roud about, and sawe no more any man saue Iesus only with them.
9 The Lord has appointed certain times for the publishing of the gospel.And as they came down from the mountain, he charged them that they should tell no man what things they had seen, till the Son of man were risen from the dead.
10 And theyThough just barely as it were.kept that saying with themselves,They did not question together concerning the general resurrection, which will be in the latter day, but they did not understand what he meant when he spoke of his own special resurrection.questioning one with another what the rising from the dead should mean.
11 The foolish opinion of the rabbis concerning Elias' coming is refuted here, which was that either Elias should rise again from the dead, or that his soul would enter into some other body.And they asked him, saying, Why say the scribes that Elias must first come?
12 And he answered, and said vnto them, Elias verely shall first come, and restore all things: and as it is written of the Sonne of man, hee must suffer many things, and be set at nought.
13 But I say vnto you, that Elias is come, (and they haue done vnto him whatsoeuer they would) as it is written of him.
14 Christ shows by a miracle, even to the unworthy, that he has come to restrain the wrath of Satan.And when he came to [his] disciples, he saw a great multitude about them, and the scribes questioning with them.
15 And straightway all the people, when they behelde him, were amased, and ranne to him, and saluted him.
16 Then hee asked the Scribes, What dispute you among your selues?
17 And one of the companie answered, and said, Master, I haue brought my sonne vnto thee, which hath a dumme spirit:
18 And wheresoever he taketh him, heVexes him inwardly, as the colic does.teareth him: and he foameth, and gnasheth with his teeth, and pineth away: and I spake to thy disciples that they should cast him out; and they could not.
19 Then he answered him, & said, O faithlesse generation, how long now shall I be with you! how long now shall I suffer you! Bring him vnto me.
20 And they brought him unto him: and when heAs soon as Jesus had looked upon the boy that was brought to him, the demon began to rage in this way.saw him, straightway the spirit tare him; and he fell on the ground, and wallowed foaming.
21 Then he asked his father, How long time is it since he hath bin thus? And he said, Of a childe.
22 And oft times he casteth him into the fire, & into the water to destroy him: but if thou canst do any thing, helpe vs, and haue compassion vpo vs.
23 Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe,Christ can and will do anything for those that believe in him.all things [are] possible to him that believeth.
24 And straightway the father of the childe crying with teares, saide, Lorde, I beleeue: helpe my vnbeliefe.
25 When Iesus saw that the people came running together, he rebuked the vncleane spirit, saying vnto him, Thou domme & deafe spirit, I charge thee, come out of him, & enter no more into him.
26 The nearer that the virtue of Christ is the far greater Satan rages.And [the spirit] cried, and rent him sore, and came out of him: and he was as one dead; insomuch that many said, He is dead.
27 But Iesus tooke his hande, and lift him vp, and he arose.
28 We have need of faith, and therefore of prayer and fasting, in order to cast Satan out of that which belonged to him.And when he was come into the house, his disciples asked him privately, Why could not we cast him out?
29 And he saide vnto them, This kinde can by no other meanes come foorth, but by prayer and fasting.
30 And they departed thence, andHe and his disciples together.passed through Galilee; and he would not that any man should know [it].
31 Christ forewarns us with great diligence so that we should not be discouraged with sudden calamities; but man's slowness to understand is great.For he taught his disciples, and said unto them, The Son of man is delivered into the hands of men, and they shall kill him; and after that he is killed, he shall rise the third day.
32 But they vnderstoode not that saying, and were afraide to aske him.
33 Only humility exalts.And he came to Capernaum: and being in theWhere he was accustomed to make his home.house he asked them, What was it that ye disputed among yourselves by the way?
34 And they helde their peace: for by the way they reasoned among themselues, who should bee the chiefest.
35 And he sate downe, and called the twelue, and said to them, If any man desire to be first, the same shalbe last of all, and seruant vnto all.
36 And he tooke a litle childe, and set him in the middes of them, and tooke him in his armes, and sayd vnto them,
37 Whosoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me, receiveth notHe not only receives me, but also him that sent me.me, but him that sent me.
38 God, who normally works through ordinary means, works also extraordinarily as often as it pleases him. But an extraordinary means is tested by the doctrine and the effects.And John answered him, saying, Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name, and he followeth not us: and we forbad him, because he followeth not us.
39 But Iesus sayd, Forbid him not: for there is no man that can doe a miracle by my Name, that can lightly speake euill of me.
40 For whosoeuer is not against vs, is on our part.
41 And whosoeuer shall giue you a cup of water to drinke for my Names sake, because ye belong to Christ, verely I say vnto you, he shall not lose his rewarde.
42 God is such a severe avenger of offences that it is better to suffer anything else than to be an occasion of offence to any.And whosoever shall offend one of [these] little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.
43 Wherefore, if thine hand cause thee to offend, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life, maimed, then hauing two hands, to goe into hell, into the fire that neuer shalbe quenched,
44 Where theirTheir worm who will be cast into that flame.worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
45 Likewise, if thy foote cause thee to offend, cut it off: it is better for thee to go halt into life, then hauing two feete, to be cast into hell, into the fire that neuer shalbe quenched,
46 Where their worme dyeth not, & the fire neuer goeth out.
47 And if thine eye cause thee to offende, plucke it out: it is better for thee to goe into the kingdome of God with one eye, then hauing two eyes, to be cast into hell fire,
48 Where their worme dyeth not, and the fire neuer goeth out.
49 We must be seasoned and sprinkled by God, so that we may be both acceptable sacrifices unto him, and also so that in our being knit together we may season one another.For every one shall beThat is, will be consecrated to God, being seasoned with the incorruptible word.salted with fire, and every sacrifice shall be salted with salt.
50 Salt is good: but if the salt be vnsauerie, wherewith shall it be seasoned? haue salt in your selues, and haue peace one with another.