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39 Return to thine
to thy friends, and own house, and shew
tell them how great how great things God
things the Lord hach hath done unto thee.
done for thee,
and hath had compal-
fion on thee.

20 And he depart And he went
ed, and began to pub. his way, and publish-
lish in Decapolis, how ed throughout the
great things Jesus had whole city how great
done for him : and all things Jesus had done.
men did marvel.

unto him.
21 And when Jesus 40 And it came to
was pafled over again pafs, that when Jesus
by ship unto the other was returned, the peo-
fide, much people ple' gladly received
gathered unto him, him:

for they
were all waiting for


and he was nigh unto the sea.

them acquaint their Countrymen with the great Benefits they had recev'd from God.

Hereupon they left him, and spread the Report of that Miracle throughout all the Region of Decapolis ; and all that heard it were filld with admiration.


The Cure of a Woman troubled with a Flux of Blood. The restoring

to Life the Daughter of Jairus. The Recovery of two blind mera, and of one dumb posseffed with an evil Spirit.


S soon as Jesus was come to the Western side of the Lake of Gennefaretha,

there came thither a Mukitude of People that had formerly heard him, in expectation of his Return; and being impatient of his Delay, stood upon the Shoar to receive him at his landing. Felus therefore left the Yessel, and being


The year of Christ, 31. of his Ministry, z. 197


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18 while he spake

22 And

41 And behold ,
these things

unco there cometh one of there came a man,
them, behold, there the rulers of the sy- and he was a ruler of
came a certain ruler, nagogue,

the fynagogue : *
O Jairus by name,

* named Jairus,
and when

* and he
worshipped him, he saw him, he fell at fell down at Jesus feet,

his feet,

23 And besought and besought him that him greatly,

he would come into

saying, his house :
My daughter is even My little daughter 42 For he had one
now dead : bur' come liech at the point of only daughter, about
and lay thy hand upon death : 'I pray thee twelve years of age,
her, and the mall come and say thy and the lay a dying.

hands on her, that she
may be healed, and

she shall live.
19 And Jesus arose 24. And Jesus went
and followed him, with him,
and so did his disci-

and much

(But as.
people followed him, he went, the people

and thronged him. thronged him.
20 (And behold, 25 And a certain 43 And a woman
a woman which was woman which had an having an iffue of
diseased with an issue issue of blood cwel ve blood twelve years,
of blood cwelve years, years,


come on shoar, began to inftract them, and discoursed with them upon the same Subject he was upon in that place the beginning of the fame year (as we mention d, ch. 17.) namely, the method of dealing with the infirm Tempers of his Difciples; when on the fudden there came a certain Prefect of the Synagogue of Capernaum to Jesus, who falling down at his feet, earnestly intreated him to go home with him, that by laying his hands upon his Daughter, he might restore her to her former Health, Me being now at the point of Death. Fesus, mov'd with the man's Petition, began to follow him, together with his Apostles; and a great Crowd of the People

attended him, pressing upon him on all sides. Among these : there was a certain Woman that had been troubled with a Flux of Blood for






26 And had suffered many things of many physicians, and had

which had spent spent all that she had, all her living upon and was nothing bet- physicians neither tered, but rather grew could be healed of worfe,

any, 27 When she had

heard of Jesus, came behind

came in

44 Came behind bim, and touched the the press behind, and him, and touched the hem of his garment. touched his garment: border of his garment:

21 For The Said 22 For she said, If within her self, If I I may touch but his may but touch his gar- clothes, I shall be ment, I shall be whole. whole.

29 And straight and immediatly way the fountain of her issue of blood her blood was dried stanched.

up: 22

and she the woman was made felt in her body that whole from that hour. she was healed of

that plague.

30 And Jesus immediatly knowing in himself, that virtue had gone out of him, turned him about in the press,

and said, 45 And Jesus said, Who touched my Who touched me? clothes ?

* And

twelve years, who had in vain had recoursë to Physicians, having spent her Estate upon them, and made use of their Remedies without the least Amendment.

This Woman having been inform’d by several credible Persons, that all People were cur'd of whatsoever Infirmities they labour'd under, if they did but so much as touch his Clothes, came behind him, and touched the Hem of his Garment, not in the least doubting but the should be cur'd of her Disease. She had no sooner done it, but Me perceiv'd a wonderful alteration in her Body, and was perfe&ly cur'd from that very moment. Jesus perceiv'd the Miracle, and immediately turning himself about in the midst of the Crowd that throng'd about him, ask'd who it was that touch'd his Coat. Those that were next to him disowning that they


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had touch'd him with any design, Peter and others of his Disciples told him they could not but wonder at' his Question, since the Multitude every where press'd

But, replied Jesus, fome person has touch'd me with design for 1 perceive a Miracle hath been wrought in favour of some such person: and looking round to see if any would own the thing, the Woman finding the was discover'd, began to be afraid, and falling down at the Feet of Jesus, being conscious of her Recovery, confess'd the matter before all that were then present. Jefus turning himself to her





he said, 34 And he said un 48 And he said unDaughter, be of good to her, Daughter, thy to her, Daughter, be comfort thy faith faith hath made thee of good comfort ; thy hath made thec whole;

faich hath made thee whole. *

whole ;
go in peace, go in peace)
and be whole of thy

35 while he yet 49 While heyet
Spake, there came {pake, there cometh
from che ruler of the one from the ruler of
fynagogues house cer- the synagogues house,
tain which said, Thy saying to him, Thy
daughter is dead, daughter is dead;
Why troublest thou trouble not the Master.
the Master any fur-

36 Assoon as Jesus 50 But when Jesus
heard the word that heard it, he answered
was spoken, he faith him, saying, Fear not:
unto the ruler of the believe only, and the
fynagogue, Be

Be not shall be made whole.

afraid, only believe.
23 And when Jesus 38 And he cometh 51 And when he
came into the rulers to the house of the came into the house,

ruler of the lyna-
37 And he suffered

he suffered
no man to follow him, no man to go in, save
save Peter, and James, Peter ,

and James,
and John the brother and John,
of James.

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bid her be of good comfort, declaring that she had bin cur'd by reason of the high opinion she had conceiv'd of the divine Power and Beneficence, bidding her depart, assured that he willingly consented to her Recovery.

While Jefus yet spake, there came fome Messengers from the House of the Prefeet of the Synagogue unto him, to acquaint him

that his Daughter was dead, and that it was to no purpose to trouble Jesus any farther, nor to bring him to a Carcafe without any manner of hopes left. But Jesus bid the Prefect, who was in tears upon this news, not to be afraid, telling him, that if he had a juít sense of the Power and Goodness of God, his Daughter Nould yet do well. He went on therefore towards the House, the Multitude following him ; but he permitted none to go into the House with him besides these three Apostles, Peter, James, and John,


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