Luke 8

And it came to pass consecutively, that He was going through city and village, proclaiming and preaching the gospel of God, and the twelve along with Him. And certain women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out, and Joanna the wife of Chuzas the steward of Herod, and Susanna, and many other women, who were accustomed to minister unto Him from those things belonging to them. A great multitude being with Him, and coming to Him throughout every city, He spoke in a parable: A sower went out to sow his seed. And while he was sowing, some fell by the way, and was trodden under foot, and the birds of the air devoured it. And other fell on the rock; and springing up, withered away, because it had no moisture. And other fell in the midst of thorns, and the thorns growing together, choked it out. And other fell into good ground, and springing up, produced fruit, a hundredfold. Speaking these things, He cried out, Let the one having ears to hear, hear. And His disciples asked Him saying, What might this parable be? 10 And He said; To you it has been given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to the rest in parables; in order that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand. 11 And this is the parable: The seed is the word of God. 12 And there are those who hear by the wayside; then the devil comes, and takes away the word from their heart, lest they believing may be saved. 13 And those on the stones are they who, when they may hear, receive the word with joy; and they have no root in them, who believe for a time, and in time of temptation they fall away. 14 And that which falleth among thorns, there are those who hear, and going forward, by the cares and riches and pleasures are choked out, and bring forth no fruit to perfection. 15 And that which is in the good ground, are those whosoever hearing the word in a beautiful and good heart, retain it, and bring forth fruit with patience. 16 But no one having lighted a candle covers it with a vessel, or puts it under a bed; but he places it on a candlestick, in order that those coming in may see the light. 17 For there is nothing hidden which shall not be made manifest; neither is there any thing concealed, which may not be made known and come into the light. 18 Therefore see how you hear: for whosoever may have, it shall be given unto him; and whosoever may not have, it shall be taken from him, even that which he seems to have. 19 And His mother and His brothers came to Him, and were not able to reach Him on account of the crowd. 20 And it was told Him, Thy mother and thy brothers stand without, wishing to see thee. 21 And He responding said to them, My mother and my brothers are the ones hearing the word of God, and doing it. 22 And it came to pass on one of the days, He and His disciples went into a ship. And He said to them, Let us go to the other side of the lake. And they were embarked. 23 And they sailing, He was asleep: and a storm of wind came down into the lake; and they were being filled, and imperiled. 24 And they having come to Him, awakened Him, saying, Master, Master, we perish. And He having arisen, rebuked the wind and the wave of the water: and they ceased, and there was a calm. 25 And He said to them, Where is your faith? And they being afraid were astonished, saying to one another, Who then is this, because He commands the winds and the water, and they obey Him? 26 And they sailed into the country of the Gergesenes, which is over against Galilee. 27 And a certain man from the city, who a long time had demons, and did not wear clothing, and did not remain in the house, but in the tombs; met Him having come to the land. 28 And seeing Jesus, and crying out, he worshiped Him, and said with a loud voice; What is there to me and to thee, O Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I pray thee torment me not. 29 For He commanded the unclean spirit to come out from the man; for since a long time he had possessed him, and he was frequently bound, secured with chains and fetters, and smashing his bonds, was driven by the demons into the desert. 30 And Jesus asked him saying, What is thy name? And he said Legion; because many demons entered into him. 31 And he continued to intreat Him that He should not command them to depart into the abyss. 32 And there was a herd of many swine feeding in the mountain: and they continued to intreat Him that He should permit them to go into them. And He permitted them. 33 And the demons having come out from the man, came into the swine: and the herd rushed down a precipice into the sea, and were strangled. 34 And the herders seeing that which took place, fled, and proclaimed it in the city and in the country. 35 And they came out to see that which had happened; and came to Jesus, and found the man, out of whom the demons had gone, clothed and in his right mind, at the feet of Jesus: and they were afraid. 36 And those seeing reported to them how the demonized man was saved. 37 And all the multitudes of the surrounding country of the Gergesenes, asked Him to depart from them; because they were seized with great fear. And He having come Into the ship, returned. 38 And the man out of whom the demons had gone prayed to be with Him. And Jesus sent him away, saying, 39 Return to thy own house, and relate, how many things God has done unto thee. And he departed throughout the whole city, preaching how many things Jesus did unto him. 40 And it came to pass when Jesus returned, the multitude received Him; for they were all looking for Him. 41 Behold, a man to whom was the name Jairus, and he was a ruler of the synagogue: and falling at the feet of Jesus, he continued to intreat Him to come into his house; 42 for there was an only daughter to him, of twelve years, and she was dying. And while He was going the multitudes were thronging Him. 43 And a woman being in an issue of blood twelve years, who having expended all her living with physicians, was not able to be healed by any of them, 44 and having come to Him behind, she touched the hem of His garment: and immediately the issue of blood ceased. 45 And Jesus said, Who is the one having touched me? And all denying, Peter and the disciples with Him said, The multitudes crowd thee and press upon thee, and dost thou say, Who is the one having touched me? 46 And Jesus said, Some one touched me: for I know the power went out from me. 47 And the woman seeing that she was not concealed, came trembling, and falling down before Him, proclaimed on account of what cause she touched Him, in the presence of all the people, and how she was healed immediately. 48 And He said to her, Be of good cheer, daughter; thy faith hath saved thee; go in peace. 49 And He yet speaking, a certain one comes from the house of the chief ruler of the synagogue, saying to him, Thy daughter is dead; trouble not the Teacher: 50 and Jesus hearing, responded to him, saying, Fear not: only believe, and she shall be saved. 51 And having come to the house, He did not suffer any to enter except Peter, John, and James, and the father and mother of the child. 52 And they were all weeping, and wailing over her: and He said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleepeth. 53 And they hooted at Him, knowing that she was dead. 54 And having put all out, taking her by the hand, He spoke, saying, Child, arise. 55 And her spirit returned, and she stood up immediately. And He commanded that something should be given to her to eat. 56 And her parents were delighted: and He commanded them to tell no one that which had taken place.
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