Mark by FranckDernoncourt

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									                        THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO

                      SAINT MARK
St. Mark, the disciple and interpr e-
ter of St. Peter (saith St. Jerome),        1:6. And John was clothed camel’s
according to what he heard from P e-        hair, and a leathern girdle about his
ter himself, wrote at Rome a brief          loins: and he ate locusts and wild
Gospel at the request of the Bret h-        honey.
ren, about ten years after our lord’s
Ascension; which when Peter had             1:7. And he preached, saying: There
heard, he approved of it and with           cometh after me one mightier than I,
his authority published it to the           the latchet of whose shoes I am not
church to be read. Baronius and ot h-       worthy to stoop down and loose.
ers say that the original was written
in Latin: but the more general op i-        1:8. I have baptized you with water:
nion is that the Evangelist wrote it        but he shall baptize you with the
in Greek.                                   Holy Ghost.

          Mark Chapter 1                    1:9. And it came to pass, in those
                                            days, Jesus came from Nazareth of
The preaching of John the Baptist.          Galilee and was baptized by John in
Christ is baptized by him. He calls         Jordan.
his disciples and works many m i-
racles.                                     1:10. And forthwith coming up out
1:1. The beginning of the gospel of         of the water, he saw the heavens
Jesus Christ, the Son of God.               open and the Spirit as a dove de s-
                                            cending and remaining on him.
1:2. As it is written in Isaias the
prophet: Behold I send my angel be-         1:11. And there came a v oice from
fore thy face, who shall prepare the        heaven: Thou art my beloved Son;
way before thee.                            in thee I am well pleased.

1:3. A voice of one crying in the           1:12. And immediately the Spirit
desert: Prepare ye the way of the           drove him out into the desert.
Lord; make straight his paths.
                                            1:13. And he was in the desert forty
1:4. John was in the desert, bapti z-       days and forty nights, and was
ing and preaching the baptism of            tempted by Satan. And he was with
penance, unto remission of sins .           beasts: and the angels ministered to
                                            him.
1:5. And there went out to him all
the country of Judea and all they of        1:14. And after that John was del i-
Jerusalem and were baptized by him          vered up, Jesus came in Galilee,
in the river of Jordan, confessing          preaching the gospel of the kingdom
their sins.                                 of God,


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                                             who thou art, the Holy One of God.
1:15. And saying: The time is a c-
complished and the kingdom of God            1:25. And Jesus threatened him, sa y-
is at hand. Repent and believe the           ing: Speak no more, and go out of
gospel:                                      the man.

1:16. And passing by the sea of G a-         1:26. And the unclean spirit, tearing
lilee, he saw Simon and Andrew his           him and crying out with a loud
brother, casting nets into the sea for       voice, went out of him.
they were fishermen.
                                             1:27. And they were all amazed i n-
1:17. And Jesus said to them: Come           somuch that they questioned among
after me; and I will make you to b e-        themselves, saying: What thing is
come fishers of men.                         this? What is this new doctrine? For
                                             with power he commandeth even the
1:18. And immediately leaving their          unclean spirits: and they obey him.
nets, they followed him.
                                             1:28. And the fame of him was
1:19. And going on from thence a             spread forthwith into all the country
little farther, he saw James the son         of Galilee.
of Zebedee and John his brother,
who also were mending their nets in          1:29. And immediately going out of
the ship:                                    the synagogue they came into th e
                                             house of Simon and Andrew, with
1:20. And forthwith he called them.          James and John.
And leaving their father Zebedee in
the ship with his hired men, they            1:30. And Simon’s wife’s mother lay
followed him.                                in a fit of a fever: and forthwith
                                             they tell him of her.
1:21. And they entered into Capha r-
naum: and forthwith upon the sab-            1:31. And coming to her, he lifted
bath days going into the synagogue,          her up, taking her by the hand; and
he taught them.                              immediately the fever left her, and
                                             she ministered unto them.
1:22. And they were astonished at
his doctrine. For he was teaching            1:32. And when it was evening, a f-
them as one having power, and not            ter sunset, they brought to him all
as the scribes.                              that were ill and that were possessed
                                             with devils.
1:23. And there was in their syn ago-
gue a man with an unclean spirit;            1:33. And all the city was gathered
and he cried out,                            together at the door.

1:24. Saying: What have we to do             1:34. And he healed many that were
with thee, Jesus of Nazareth? Art            troubled with divers diseases. And
thou come to destroy us? I know              he cast out many devils: and he su f-



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fered them not to speak, because            1:45. But he being gone out, began
they knew him.                              to publish and to blaze abroad the
                                            word: so that he could not openly go
1:35. And rising very early, going          into the city. but was without in
out, he went into a desert place: and       desert places. And they flocked to
there he prayed.                            him from all sides.

1:36. And Simon and they that were          Mark Chapter 2
with him followed after him.
                                            Christ heals the sick of the palsy.
1:37. And when they had found him,          He calls Matthew and excuses his
they said to him: All seek for thee.        disciples.
                                            2:1. And again he entered into C a-
1:38. And he saith to them: Let us          pharnaum after some days.
go into the neighbouring towns and
cities, that I may preach there also;       2:2. And it was heard that he was in
for to this purpose am I come.              the house. And many came together,
                                            so that there was no room: no, not
1:39. And he was preaching in their         even at the door. And he spoke to
synagogues and in all Galilee and           them the word.
casting out devils.
                                            2:3. And they came to him, bringing
1:40. And there came a leper to him,        one sick of the palsy, who was ca r-
beseeching him and kneeling down,           ried by four.
said to him: If thou wilt thou canst
make me clean.                              2:4. And when they could not offer
                                            him unto him for the multitude, they
1:41. And Jesus, having compassion          uncovered the roof where he was:
on him, stretched forth his hand and        and opening it, they let down the
touching him saith to him: I will. Be       bed wherein the man sick of the pa l-
thou made clean.                            sy lay.

1:42. And when he had spoken, i m-          2:5. And when Jesus had seen their
mediately the leprosy departed from         faith, he saith to the sick of the pa l-
him: and he was made clean.                 sy: Son, thy sins are forgiven thee.

1:43. And he strictly charged him           2:6. And there were some of the
and forthwith sent him away.                scribes sitting there and thinking in
                                            their hearts:
1:44. And he saith to him: See thou
tell no one; but go, shew thyself to        2:7. Why doth this man speak thus?
the high priest and offer for thy           He blasphemeth. Who can forgive
cleansing the things that Moses             sins, but God only?
commanded, for a testimony to
them.                                       2:8. Which Jesus presently knowing
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within themselves, saith to them:            ners?
Why think you these things in your
hearts?                                      2:17. Jesus hearing this, saith to
                                             them: They that are well have no
2:9. Which is easier, to say to the          need of a physician, but they that
sick of the palsy: Thy sins are fo r-        are sick. For I came not to call the
given thee; or to say: Arise, take up        just, but sinners.
thy bed and walk?
                                             2:18. And the disciples of John and
2:10. But that you may know that             the Pharisees used to fast. And they
the Son of man hath power on earth           come and say to him: Why do the
to forgive sins (he saith to the sick        disciples of John and of the Phar i-
of the palsy):                               sees fast; but thy disciples do not
                                             fast?
2:11. I say to thee: Arise. Take up
thy bed and go into thy house.               2:19. And Jesus saith to them: Can
                                             the children of the marriage fast, as
2:12. And immediately he arose and,          long as the bridegroom is with
taking up his bed, went his way in           them? As long as they have the br i-
the sight of all: so that all wondered       degroom with them, they cannot
and glorified God, saying: We never          fast.
saw the like.
                                             2:20. But the days will come when
2:13. And he went forth again to the         the bridegroom shall be taken away
sea side: and all the multitude came         from them: and then they shall fast
to him. And he taught them.                  in those days.

2:14. And when he was passing by,            2:21. No man seweth a piece of raw
he saw Levi, the son of Alpheus, si t-       cloth to an old garment: otherwise
ting at the receipt of custom; and he        the new piecing taketh away from
saith to him: Follow me. And rising          the old, and there is made a greater
up, he followed him.                         rent.

2:15. And it came to pass as he sat          2:22. And no man putteth new wine
at meat in his house, many Publ i-           into old bottles: otherwise the wine
cans and sinners sat down together           will burst the bottles, and both the
with Jesus and his disciples. For            wine will be spilled and the bottles
they, with Jesus who also followed           will be lost. But new wine must be
him. For they were many, who also            put into new bottles.
followed him.
                                             2:23. And it came to pass again, as
2:16. And the scribes and the Phar i-        the Lord walked through the corn
sees, seeing that he ate with publ i-        fields on the sabbath, that his di s-
cans and sinners, said to his di s-          ciples began to go forward and to
ciples: Why doth your master eat             pluck the ears of corn.
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2:24. And the Pharisees said to him:          them with anger, being grieved      for
Behold, why do they on the sabbath            the blindness of their hearts,       he
day that which is not lawful?                 saith to the man: Stretch forth    thy
                                              hand. And he stretched it forth:   and
2:25. And he said to them: Have you           his hand was restored unto him.
never read what David did when he
had need and was hungry, himself              3:6. And the Pharisees going out,
and they that were with him?                  immediately made a consultation
                                              with the Herodians against him, how
2:26. How he went into the house of           they might destroy him.
God, under Abiathar the high priest,
and did eat the loaves of propos i-           3:7. But Jesus retired with his di s-
tion, which was not lawful to eat but         ciples to the sea; and a great mult i-
for the priests, and gave to them             tude followed him from Galilee and
who were with him?                            Judea,

2:27. And he said to them: The sab-           3:8. And from Jerusalem, and from
bath was made for man, and not man            Idumea and from beyond the Jordan.
for the sabbath.                              And they about Tyre and Sidon, a
                                              great multitude, hearing the things
2:28. Therefore the Son of man is             which he did, came to him.
Lord of the sabbath also.
                                              3:9. And he spoke to his disciples
Mark Chapter 3                                that a small ship should wait on
                                              him, because of the multitude, lest
Christ heals the withered hand. He            they should throng him.
chooses the twelve. He confutes the
blasphemy of the Pharisees.                   3:10. For he healed many, so that
3:1. And he entered aga in into the           they pressed upon him for to touch
synagogue: and there was a man                him, as many as had evils.
there who had a withered hand.
                                              3:11. And the unclean spirits, when
3:2. And they watched him whether             they saw him, fell down before him:
he would heal on the sabbath days,            and they cried, saying:
that they might accuse him.
                                              3:12. Thou art the Son of God. And
3:3. And he said to the man who had           he strictly charged them that they
the withered hand: Stand up in the            should not make him known.
midst.
                                              3:13. And going up into a mountain,
3:4. And he saith to them: Is it la w-        he called unto him whom he would
ful to do good on the sabbath days,           himself: and they came to him.
or to do evil? To save life, or to d e-
stroy? But they held their peace.             3:14. And he made that twelve
                                              should be with him, and that he
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                                            3:25. And if a house be divided
3:15. And he gave them power to             against itself, that house cannot
heal sicknesses, and to cast out d e-       stand.
vils.
                                            3:26. And if Satan be risen up
3:16. And to Simon he gave the              against himself, he is divided, and
name Peter:                                 cannot stand, but hath an end.

3:17. And James the son of Zebedee,         3:27. No man can enter into the
and John the brother of James; and          house of a strong man and rob him
he named them Boanerges, which is,          of his goods, unless he first bind the
The sons of thunder.                        strong man, and then shall he plu nd-
                                            er his house.
3:18. And Andrew and Philip, and
Bartholomew and Matthew, and                3:28. Amen I say to you that all sins
Thomas and James of Alpheus, and            shall be forgiven unto the sons of
Thaddeus and Simon the Cananean:            men, and the blasphemies wherewith
                                            they shall blaspheme:
3:19. And Judas Iscariot, who also
betrayed him.                               3:29. But he that shall blaspheme
                                            against the Holy Ghost, shall never
3:20. And they come to a house, and         have forgiveness, but shall be guilty
the multitude cometh together again,        of an everlasting sin.
so that they could not so much as
eat bread.                                  3:30. Because they said: He hath an
                                            unclean spirit.
3:21. And when his friends had
heard of it, they went out to lay           3:31. And his mother and his bret h-
hold on him. For they said: He is           ren came; and standing without, sent
become mad.                                 unto him, calling him.

3:22. And the scribes who were              3:32. And the multitude sat about
come down from Jerusalem, said:             him; and they say to him: Behold
He hath Beelzebub, and by the               thy mother and thy brethren without
prince of devils he casteth out d e-        seek for thee.
vils.
                                            3:33. And answering them, he said:
3:23. And after he had called them          Who is my mother and my brethren?
together, he said to them in p a-
rables: How can Satan cast out S a-         3:34. And looking round about on
tan?                                        them who sat about him, he s aith:
                                            Behold my mother and my brethren.
3:24. And if a kingdom be divided
against itself, that kingdom cannot         3:35. For whosoever shall do the
stand.                                      will of God, he is my brother, and
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                                             twelve that were with him asked him
Mark Chapter 4                               the parable.

The parable of the sower. Christ             4:11. And he said to them: To you it
stills the tempest at sea.                   is given to know the mystery of the
4:1. And again he began to teach by          kingdom of God: but to them that
the sea side; and a great multitude          are without, all things are done in
was gathered together unto him, so           parables:
that he went up into a ship and sat
in the sea: and all the multitude was        4:12. That seeing they may see, and
upon the land by the sea side.               not perceive; and hearing they may
                                             hear, and not understand; lest at any
4:2. And he taught them many                 time they should be converted, and
things in parables, and said unto            their sins should be forgiven them.
them in his doctrine:
                                             That seeing they may see, etc... in
4:3. Hear ye: Behold, the sower              punishment of their wilfully shu t-
went out to sow.                             ting their eyes, (St. Matt. 13. 15,)
                                             God justly withdrew those lights
4:4. And whilst he sowed, some fell          and graces, which otherwise he
by the way side, and the birds of the        would have given them, for their e f-
air came and ate it up.                      fectual conversion.

4:5. And other some fell upon stony          4:13. And he saith to them: Are you
ground, where it had not much                ignorant of this, parable? and how
earth; and it shot up immediately,           shall you know all parables?
because it had no depth of earth.
                                             4:14. He that soweth, soweth the
4:6. And when the sun was risen, it          word.
was scorched; and because it had no
root, it withered away.                      4:15. And these are they by the way
                                             side, where the word is sown, and as
4:7. And some fell among thorns;             soon as they have heard, immediat e-
and the thorns grew up, and choked           ly Satan cometh and taketh away the
it, and it yielded no fruit.                 word that was sown in their hearts.

4:8. And some fell upon good                 4:16. And these likewise are they
ground; and brought forth fruit that         that are sown on the stony ground:
grew up, and increased and yielded,          who when they have heard the word,
one thirty, another sixty, and anot h-       immediately receive it with joy.
er a hundred.
                                             4:17. And they have no root in
4:9. And he said: He that hath ears          themselves, but are only for a time:
to hear, let him hear.                       and then when tribulation and pe r-
                                             secution ariseth for the word they
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                                             night and day, and the seed should
4:18. And others there are who are           spring, and grow up whilst he kn o-
sown among thorns: these are they            weth not.
that hear the word,
                                             4:28. For the earth of itself bringeth
4:19. And the cares of the world,            forth fruit, first the blade, then the
and the deceitfulness of riches, and         ear, afterwards the full corn in the
the lusts after other things entering        ear.
in choke the word, and it is made
fruitless.                                   4:29. And when the fruit is brought
                                             forth, immediately he putteth in the
4:20. And these are they who are             sickle, because the harvest is come.
sown upon the good ground, who
hear the word, and receive it, and           4:30. And he said: To what shall we
yield fruit, the one thirty, another         liken the kingdom of God? or to
sixty, and another a hundred.                what parable shall we compare it?

4:21. And he said to them: Doth a            4:31. It is as a grain of mustard
candle come in to be put under a b u-        seed: which when it is sown in the
shel, or under a bed? and not to be          earth, is less than all the se eds that
set on a candlestick?                        are in the earth:

4:22. For there is nothing hid, which        4:32. And when it is sown, it gr o-
shall not be made manifest: neither          weth up, and becometh greater than
was it made secret, but that it may          all herbs, and shooteth out great
come abroad.                                 branches, so that the birds of the air
                                             may dwell under the shadow th e-
4:23. If any man have ears to hear,          reof.
let him hear.
                                             4:33. And with many such parables,
4:24. And he said to them: Take              he spoke to them the word, accord-
heed what you hear. In what meas-            ing as they were able to hear.
ure you shall mete, it shall be mea s-
ured to you again, and more shall be         4:34. And without parable he did not
given to you.                                speak unto them; but apart, he e x-
                                             plained all things to his disciples.
4:25. For he that hath, to him shall
be given: and he that hath not, that         4:35. And he saith to them that day,
also which he hath shall be taken            when evening was come: Let us pass
away from him.                               over to the other side.

4:26. And he said: So is the kin g-          4:36. And sending away the mult i-
dom of God, as if a man should cast          tude, they take him even as he was
seed into the earth,                         in the ship: and there were other
                                             ships with him.
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4:37. And there arose a great storm          night in the monuments and in the
of wind, and the waves beat into the         mountains, crying and cutting hi m-
ship, so that the ship was filled.           self with stones.

4:38. And he was in the hinder part          5:6. And seeing Jesus afar off, he
of the ship, sleeping upon a pillow;         ran and adored him.
and they awake him, and say to him:
Master, doth, it not concern thee            5:7. And crying with     a loud voice,
that we perish?                              he said: What have       I to do with
                                             thee, Jesus the Son of   the most high
4:39. And rising up, he rebuked the          God? I adjure thee by    God that thou
wind, and said to the sea: Peace, be         torment me not.
still. And the wind ceased: and there
was made a great calm.                       5:8. For he said unto him: Go out of
                                             the man, thou unclean spirit.
4:40. And he said to them: Why are
you fearful? have you not faith yet?         5:9. And he asked him: What is thy
And they feared exceedingly: and             name? And he saith to him: My
they said one to another: Who is this        name is Legion, for we are many.
(thinkest thou) that both wind and
sea obey him?                                5:10. And he besough t him much,
                                             that he would not drive him away
Mark Chapter 5                               out of the country.

Christ casts out a legion of devils:         5:11. And there was there near the
he heals the issue of blood, and             mountain a great herd of swine,
raises the daughter of Jairus to life.       feeding.
5:1. And they came over the strait of
the sea, into the country of the G e-        5:12. And the spirits besought him,
rasens.                                      saying: Send us into the swine, that
                                             we may enter into them.
5:2. And as he went out of the ship,
immediately there met him out of             5:13. And Jesus immediately gave
the monuments a man with an u n-             them leave. And the unclean spirits
clean spirit,                                going out, entered into the swine:
                                             and the herd with great violence was
5:3. Who had his dwelling in the             carried headlong into the sea, being
tombs, and no man now could bind             about two thousand, were stifled in
him, not even with chains.                   the sea.

5:4. For having been often bound             5:14. And they that fed them fled,
with fetters and chains, he had burst        and told it in the city and in the
the chains, and broken the fetters in        fields. And they went out to see
pieces, and no one could tame him.           what was done:

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they see him that was troubled with          5:24. And he went with him, and a
the devil, sitting, clothed, and well        great multitude followed him, and
in his wits, and they were afraid.           they thronged him.

5:16. And they that had seen it, told        5:25. And a woman who was under
them, in what manner he had been             an issue of blood twelve years,
dealt with who had the devil; and
concerning the swine.                        5:26. And had suffered many things
                                             from many physicians; and had
5:17. And they began to pray him             spent all that she had, and was not h-
that he would depart from their              ing the better, but rather worse,
coasts.
                                             5:27. When she had heard of Jesus,
5:18. And when he went up into the           came in the crowd behind him, and
ship, he that had been troubled with         touched his garment.
the devil, began to beseech him that
he might be with him.                        5:28. For she said: If I shall touch
                                             but his garment, I shall be whole.
5:19. And he admitted him not, but
saith him: Go into thy house to thy          5:29. And forthwith the fountain of
friends, and tell them how great             her blood was dried up, and she felt
things the Lord hath done for thee,          in her body that she was healed of
and hath had mercy thee.                     the evil.

5:20. And he went his way, and b e-          5:30. And immediately Jesus kno w-
gan to publish in Decapolis how              ing in himself the virtue that had
great things Jesus had done for him:         proceeded from him, turning to the
and all men wondered.                        multitude, said: Who hath touched
                                             my garments?
5:21. And when Jesus had passed
again in the ship over the strait, a         5:31. And his disciples said to him:
great multitude assembled together           Thou seest the multitude thronging
unto him, and he was nigh unto the           thee, and sayest thou who hath
sea.                                         touched me?

5:22. And there cometh one of the            5:32. And he looked about to see her
rulers of the synagogue named Jai-           who had done this.
rus: and seeing him, falleth down at
his feet.                                    5:33. But the woman fearing and
                                             trembling, knowing what was done
5:23. And he besought him much,              in her, came and fell down before
saying: My daughter is at the point          him, and told him all the truth.
of death, come, lay thy hand upon
her, that she may be safe, and may           5:34. And he said to her: Daugh ter,
live.                                        thy faith hath made thee whole: go
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disease.                                     be given her to eat.

5:35. While he was yet speaking,             Mark Chapter 6
some come from the ruler of the
synagogue’s house, saying: Thy               Christ teaches at Nazareth: he sends
daughter is dead: why dost thou              forth the twelve apostles: he feeds
trouble the master any further?              five thousand with five loaves; and
                                             walks upon the sea.
5:36. But Jesus having heard the             6:1. And going out from thence, he
word that was spoken, saith to the           went into his own country; and his
ruler of the synagogue: Fear not,            disciples followed him.
only believe.
                                             6:2. And when the Sabbath was
5:37. And he admitted not any man            come, he began to teach in the syn-
to follow him, but Peter, and James,         agogue: and many hearing him were
and John the brother of James.               in admiration at his doctrine, sa y-
                                             ing: How came this man by all these
5:38. And they cone to the house of          things? and what wisdom is this that
the ruler of the synagogue; and he           is given to him, and such mighty
seeth a tumult, and people weeping           works as are wrought by his hands?
and wailing much.
                                             6:3. Is not this the carpenter, the
5:39. And going in, he saith to them         son of Mary, the brother of James,
Why make you this ado, and weep?             and Joseph, and Jude, and Simon?
the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth.        are not also his sisters here with us?
                                             And they were scandalized in regard
5:40. And they laughed him to                of him.
scorn. But he having put them all
out, taketh the father and the mother        6:4. And Jesus said to them: A
of the damsel, and them that were            prophet is not without honour, but
with him, and entereth in where the          in his own country, and in his own
damsel was lying.                            house, and among his own kindred.

5:41. And taking the damsel by the           6:5. And he could not do any m i-
hand, he saith to her: Talitha cumi,         racles there, only that he cured a
which is, being interpreted: Damsel          few that were sick, laying his hands
(I say to thee) arise.                       upon them.

5:42. And immediately the damsel             He could not... Not for want of
rose up, and walked: and she was             power, but because he would not
twelve years old: and they were a s-         work miracles in favour of obstinate
tonished with a great astonishment.          and incredulous people, who were
                                             unworthy of such favours.
5:43. And he charged them strictly
that no man should know it: and              6:6. And he wondered because of
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the villages round about teaching.
                                             6:17. For Herod himself had sent
6:7. And he called the twelve; and           and apprehended John, and bound
began to send them two and two,              him prison for the sake of Herodias
and gave them power over unclean             the wife of Philip his brother, b e-
spirits.                                     cause he had married her.

6:8. And he commanded them that              6:18. For John said to Herod: It is
they should take nothing for the             not lawful for thee to have thy
way, but a staff only; no scrip, no          brother ’s wife.
bread, nor money in their purse,
                                             6:19. Now Herodias laid snares for
6:9. But to be shod with sandals,            him: and was desirous to put him to
and that they should not put on two          death and could not.
coats.
                                             6:20. For Herod feared John, kno w-
6:10. And he said to them: Wher e-           ing him to be a just and holy man:
soever you shall enter into an house,        and kept him, and when he heard
there abide till you depart from that        him, did many things: and he heard
place.                                       him willingly.

6:11. And whosoever shall not r e-           And kept him... That is, from the
ceive you, nor hear you; going forth         designs of Herodias; and for fear of
from thence, shake off the dust from         the people, would not put him to
your feet for a testimony to them.           death, though she sought it; and
                                             through her daughter she effected
6:12. And going forth they preached          her wish.
men should do penance:
                                             6:21. And when a convenient day
6:13. And they cast out many devils,         was come, Herod made a supper for
and anointed with oil many that              his birthday, for the princes, and
were sick, and healed them.                  tribunes, and chief men of Galilee.

6:14. And king Herod heard, (for his         6:22. And when the daughter of the
name was made manifest,) and he              same Herodias had come in, and had
said: John the Baptist is risen again        danced, and pleased Herod, and
from dead, and therefore mighty              them that were at table with him,
works shew forth themselves in him.          the king said to the damsel: Ask of
                                             me what thou wilt, and I wil l give it
6:15. And others said: It is Elias.          thee.
But others said: It is a prophet, as
one of the prophets.                         6:23. And he swore to her: Wha t-
                                             soever thou shalt ask I will give
6:16. Which Herod hearing, said:             thee, though it be the half of my
John whom I beheaded, he is risen            kingdom.
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6:24. Who when she was gone out,              ties, and were there before them.
said to her mother, What shall I ask?
But her mother said: The head of              6:34. And Jesus going out saw a
John the Baptist.                             great multitude: and he had compa s-
                                              sion on them, because they were as
6:25. And when she was come in                sheep not having a shepherd, and he
immediately with haste to the king,           began to teach them many things.
she asked, saying: I will that fort h-
with thou give me in a dish, the              6:35. And when the day was now far
head of John the Baptist.                     spent, his disciples came to him,
                                              saying: This is a desert place, and
6:26. And the king was struck sad.            the hour is now past:
Yet because of his oath, and because
of them that were with him at table,          6:36. Send them away, that going
he would not displease her:                   into the next villages and towns,
                                              they may buy themselves meat to
6:27. But sending an executioner, he          eat.
commanded that his head should be
brought in a dish.                            6:37. And he answering said to
                                              them: Give you them to eat. And
6:28. And he beheaded him in the              they said to him: Let us go and buy
prison, and brought his head in a             bread for two hundred pence, and
dish: and gave to the damsel, and             we will give them to eat.
the damsel gave it her mot her.
                                              6:38. And he saith to them: How
6:29. Which his disciples hearing             many loaves have you? go and see.
came, and took his body, and laid it          And when they knew, they say:
in a tomb.                                    Five, and two fishes.

6:30. And the apostles coming t o-            6:39. And he commanded them that
gether unto Jesus, related to him all         they should make them all sit down
things that they had done and                 by companies upon the green grass.
taught.
                                              6:40. And they sat down in ranks, by
6:31. And he said to them: Come               hundreds and by fifties.
apart into a desert place, and rest a
little. For there were many coming            6:41. And when he had taken the
and going: and they had not so much           five loaves, and the two fishes:
as time to eat.                               looking up to heaven, he blessed,
                                              and broke the loaves, and gave to
6:32. And going up into a ship, they          his disciples to set before them: and
went into a desert place apart.               the two fishes he divided among
                                              them all.
6:33. And they saw them going
away, and many knew: and they ran             6:42. And they all did eat, and had
flocking thither foot from all the ci-        their fill.



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                                             was blinded.
6:43. And they took up the leavings,
twelve full baskets of fragments,            6:53. And when they had passed
and of the fishes.                           over, they came into the land of G e-
                                             nezareth, and set to the shore.
6:44. And they that did eat , were
five thousand men.                           6:54. And when they were gone out
                                             of the ship, immediately they knew
6:45. And immediately he obliged             him:
his disciples to go up into the ship,
that they might go before him over           6:55.    And running through that
the water to Bethsaida, whilst he            whole    country, they began to carry
dismissed the people.                        about   in beds those that were sick,
                                             where   they heard he was.
6:46. And when he had dismissed
them, he went up to the mountain t o         6:56. And whithersoever he entered,
pray,                                        into towns or into villages or cities,
                                             they laid the sick in the streets, and
6:47. And when it was late, the ship         besought him that they might touch
was in the midst of the sea, and             but the hem of his garment: and as
himself alone on the land.                   many as touched him were made
                                             whole.
6:48. And seeing them labouring in
rowing, (for the wind was against            Mark Chapter 7
them,) and about the fourth watch of
the night, he cometh to them wal k-          Christ rebukes the Pharisees. He
ing upon the sea, and he would have          heals the daughter of the woman of
passed by them.                              Chanaan; and the man that was deaf
                                             and dumb.
6:49. But they seeing him walking            7:1. And there assembled together
upon the sea, thought it was an a p-         unto him the Pharisees and some of
parition, and they cried out.                the scribes, coming from Jerusalem.

6:50. For they all saw him, and were         7:2. And when they had seen s ome
troubled bled. And immediately he            of his disciples eat bread with co m-
spoke with them, and said to them:           mon, that is, with unwashed hands,
Have a good heart, it is I, fear ye          they found fault.
not.
                                             7:3. For the Pharisees and all the
6:51. And he went up to them into            Jews eat not without often washing
the ship, and the wind ceased: and           their hands, holding the tradition of
they were far more astonished wit h-         the ancients.
in themselves:
                                             7:4. And when they come from the
6:52. For they understood not co n-          market, unless they be washed, they
cerning the loaves; for their heart          eat not: and many other things there



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are that have been delivered to them         to do any thing for his father or
to observe, the washings of cups and         mother,
of pots and of brazen vessels and of
beds.                                        7:13. Making void the word of God
                                             by your own tradition, which you
7:5. And the Pharisees and scribes           have given forth. And many other
asked him: Why do not thy disciples          such like things you do.
walk according to the tradition of
the ancients, but they eat bread with        7:14. And calling again the mult i-
common hands?                                tude unto him, he said to them: Hear
                                             ye me all and understand.
7:6. But he answering, said to them:
Well did Isaias prophesy of you h y-         7:15. There is nothing from without
pocrites, as it is written: This             a man that entering into him can de-
people honoureth me with their lips,         file him. But the things which come
but their heart is far from me.              from a man, those are they that d e-
                                             file a man.
7:7. And in vain do they worship
me, teaching doctrines and precepts          7:16. If any man have ears to hear,
of men.                                      let him hear.

Doctrines and precepts of men... See         7:17. And when he was come into
the annotations, Matt.15:9, 11.              the house from the multitude, his
                                             disciples asked him the parable.
7:8. For leaving the commandment
of God, you hold the tradition of            7:18. And he saith to them: So are
men, the washing of pots and of              you also without knowledge? U n-
cups: and many other things you do           derstand you not that every thing
like to these.                               from without entering into a man
                                             cannot defile him:
7:9. And he said to them: Well do
you make void the commandment of             7:19. Because it entereth not into
God, that you may keep your own              his heart but goeth into his belly
tradition.                                   and goeth out into the privy, purging
                                             all meats?
7:10. For Moses said: Honour thy
father and thy mother. And He that           7:20. But he said that the things
shall curse father or mother, dying          which come out from a man, they
let him die.                                 defile a man.

7:11. But you say: If a man shall say        7:21. For from within, out of the
to his father or mother, Corban              heart of men, proceed evil thoughts,
(which is a gift) whatsoever is from         adulteries, fornications, murders,
me shall profit thee.
                                             7:22. Thefts, covetousness, wicke d-
7:12. And further you suffer him not         ness, deceit, lasciviousness , an evil



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eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness.             deaf and dumb: and they besought
                                                him that he would lay his hand upon
7:23. All these evil things come                him.
from within and defile a man.
                                                7:33. And taking him from th e mul-
7:24. And rising from thence he                 titude apart, he put his fingers into
went into the coasts of Tyre and S i-           his ears: and spitting, he touched his
don: and entering into a house, he              tongue.
would that no man should know it.
And he could not be hid.                        7:34. And looking up to heaven, he
                                                groaned and said to him: Ephpheta,
7:25. For a woman as soon as she                which is, Be thou opened.
heard of him, whose daughter had
an unclean spirit, came in and fell             7:35. And immediately his ears were
down at his feet.                               opened and the string of his ton gue
                                                was loosed and he spoke right.
7:26. For the woman was a Gentile,
a Syrophenician born. And she b e-              7:36. And he charged them that they
sought him that he would cast forth             should tell no man. But the more he
the devil out of her daughter.                  charged them, so much the more a
                                                great deal did they publish it.
7:27. Who said to her: suffer first
the children to be filled: for it is not        7:37. And so much the more did
good to take the bread of the chi ld-           they wonder, saying: He hath done
ren and cast it to the dogs.                    all things well. He hath made both
                                                the deaf to hear and the dumb to
7:28. But she answered and said to              speak.
him: Yea, Lord; for the whelps also
eat under the table of the crumbs of            Mark Chapter 8
the children.
                                                Christ feeds four thousand. He gives
7:29. And he said to her: For this              sight to a blind man. He foretells
saying, go thy way. The devil is                his passion.
gone out of thy daughter.                       8:1. In those days again, when there
                                                was great multitude and they had
7:30. And when she was come into                nothing to eat; calling hi s disciples
her house, she found the girl lying             together, he saith to them:
upon the bed and that the devil was
gone out.                                       8:2. I have compassion on the mult i-
                                                tude, for behold they have now been
7:31. And again goi ng out of the               with me three days and have nothing
coasts of Tyre, he came by Sidon to             to eat.
the sea of Galilee, through the midst
the of the coasts of Decapolis.                 8:3. And if I shall send them away
                                                fasting to their home, they will faint
7:32. And they bring to him one                 in the way: for some of t hem came



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from afar off.                                again into the ship and passed to the
                                              other side of the water.
8:4. And his disciples answered
him: From whence can any one fill             8:14. And they forgot to take bread:
them here with bread in the wilde r-          and they had but one loaf with them
ness?                                         in the ship.

8:5. And he asked them: How many              8:15. And he charged them saying:
loaves have ye? Who said: Seven.              Take heed and beware of the leaven
                                              of the Pharisees and of the leaven of
8:6. And he commanded the people              Herod.
to sit down on the ground. And tak-
ing the seven loaves, giving thanks,          8:16. And they reasoned among
he broke and gave to his disciples            themselves, saying: Because we
for to set before them. And they set          have no bread.
them before the people.
                                              8:17. Which Jesus knowing, saith to
8:7. And they had a few little fishes:        them: Why do you reason, because
and he blessed them and commanded             you have no bread? Do you not ye t
them to be set before them.                   know nor understand? Have you still
                                              your heart blinded?
8:8. And they did eat and were
filled: and they took up that which           8:18. Having eyes, see you not? And
was left of the fragments, seven              having ears, hear you not? Neither
baskets.                                      do you remember?

8:9. And they that had eaten were             8:19. When I broke the five loves
about four thousand. And he sent              among five thousand, how many
them away.                                    baskets full of fragments took you
                                              up? They say to him: Twelve.
8:10. And immediately going up i n-
to a ship with his disciples, he came         8:20. When also the seven loaves
into the parts of Dalmanutha.                 among four thousand, how many
                                              baskets of fragments took you up?
8:11. And the Pharisees came forth            And they say to him: Seven.
and began to question with him,
asking him a sign from heaven,                8:21. And he said to them: How do
tempting him.                                 you not yet understand?

8:12. And sighing deeply in spirit,           8:22. And they came to Bethsaida:
he saith: Why doth this generation            and they bring to him a blind man.
seek a sign? Amen, I say to you, a            And they besought him that he
sign shall not be given to this gen-          would touch him.
eration.
                                              8:23. And taking the blind man by
8:13. And leaving them, he went up            the hand, he led him out of the



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town. And spitting upon his eyes,
laying his hands on him, he asked            8:33. Who turning about and seeing
him if he saw any thing.                     his disciples, threatened Peter, sa y-
                                             ing: Go behind me, Satan, because
8:24. And looking up, he said : I see        thou savourest not the things that
men, as it were trees, walking.              are of God but that are of men.

8:25. After that again he laid his           8:34. And calling the multitude t o-
hands upon his eyes: and he began            gether with his disciples, he said to
to see and was restored, so that he          them: If any man will follow me, let
saw all things clearly.                      him deny himself and take up his
                                             cross and follow me.
8:26. And he sent him into his
house, saying: Go into thy house,            8:35. For    whosoever will save his
and if thou enter into the town, tell        life shall    lose it: and whosoever
nobody.                                      shall lose   his life for my sake and
                                             the gospel   shall save it.
8:27. And Jesus went out, and his
disciples into the towns of Caesarea         8:36. For what shall it profit a man,
Philippi. And in the way, he asked           if he gain the whole world and suf-
his disciples, saying to them: Whom          fer the loss of his soul?
do men say that I am?
                                             8:37. Or what shall a man give in
8:28. Who answered him, saying:              exchange for his soul:
John the Baptist; but some Elias ,
and others as one of the prophets.           8:38. For he that shall be ashamed
                                             of me and of my words, in this adu l-
8:29. Then he saith to them: But             terous and sinful generation: the
whom do you say that I am? Peter             Son of man also will be ashamed of
answering said to him: Thou art the          him, when he shall come in the
Christ.                                      glory of his Father with the holy
                                             angels.
8:30. And he strictly charged them
that they should not tell any man of         8:39. And he said to them: Amen f
him.                                         say to you that there are some of
                                             them that stand here who shall not
8:31. And he began to teach t hem            taste death till they see the kingdom
that the Son of man must suffer              of God coming in power.
many things and be rejected by the
ancients and by the high priests and         Mark Chapter 9
the scribes: and be killed and after
three days rise again.                       Christ is transfigured. He casts out
                                             the dumb spirit. He teaches humility
8:32. And he spoke the word openly.          and to avoid scandal.
And Peter taking him began to re-            9:1. And after six days, Jesus taketh
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and leadeth them up into an high
mountain apart by themselves, and            9:11. Who answering, said to then:
was transfigured before them.                Elias, when he shall come first,
                                             shall restore all things; and as it is
9:2. And his garments became shi n-          written of the Son of man that he
ing and exceeding white as snow, so          must suffer many things and be de s-
as no fuller upon earth can make             pised.
white.
                                             9:12. But I say to you that Elias also
9:3. And there appeared to them              is come (and they have done to him
Elias with Moses: and they were              whatsoever they would), as it is
talking with Jesus.                          written of him.

9:4. And Peter answering, said to            9:13. And coming to his disciples he
Jesus: Rabbi, it is good for us to be        saw a great multitude about them
here. And let us make three taber-           and the scribes disputing with them.
nacles, one for thee, and one for
Moses, and one for Elias.                    9:14. And presently all the people,
                                             seeing Jesus, were astonished and
9:5. For he knew not what he said:           struck with fear: and running to
for they were struck with fear.              him, they saluted him.

9:6. And there was a cloud oversh a-         9:15. And he asked them: What do
dowing them. And a voice came out            you question about among you?
of the cloud, sa ying: This is my
most beloved Son. Hear ye him.               9:16. And one of the multitude,
                                             answering, said: Master, I have
9:7. And immediately looking about,          brought my son to thee, having a
they saw no man any more, but J e-           dumb spirit.
sus only with them.
                                             9:17. Who, wheresoever he ta keth
9:8. And as they came down from              him, dasheth him: and he foameth
the mountain, he charged them not            and gnasheth with the teeth and p i-
to tell any man what things they had         neth away. And I spoke to thy di s-
seen, till the Son of man shall be           ciples to cast him out: and they
risen again from the dead.                   could not.

9:9. And they kept the word to               9:18. Who answering them, said: O
themselves; questioning together             incredulous generation, how long
what that should mean, when he               shall I be with you? How long shall
shall be risen from the dead.                I suffer you? Bring him unto me.

9:10. And they asked him, saying:            9:19. And they brought him. And
Why then do the Pharisees and                when he had seen him, immediately
scribes say that Elias must come             the spirit troubled him and being
first?                                       thrown down upon the ground, he



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rolled about foaming.                         they passed through Galilee: and he
                                              would not that any man should know
9:20. And he asked his father: How            it.
long time is it since this hath ha p-
pened unto him? But he sad: From              9:30. And he taught his disciples
his infancy.                                  and said to them: The Son of man
                                              shall be betrayed into the hands of
9:21. And oftentimes hath he cast             men, and they shall kill him; and
him into the fire and into the waters         after that he is killed, he shall rise
to destroy him. But if thou canst do          again the third day.
any thing, help us, having compa s-
sion on us.                                   9:31. But they understood not the
                                              word: and they were afraid to ask
9:22. And Jesus saith to him: If thou         him.
canst believe, all things are possible
to him that believeth.                        9:32. And they came to Capha r-
                                              naum. And when they were in the
9:23. And immediately the father of           house, he asked them: What did you
the boy crying out, with tears said: I        treat of in the way?
do believe, Lord. Help my unbelief.
                                              9:33. But they held their peace, for
9:24. And when Jesus saw the mult i-          in the way they had disputed among
tude running together, he threatened          themselves, which of them should
the unclean spirit, saying to him:            be the greatest.
Deaf and dumb spirit, I command
thee, go out of him and enter not             9:34. And sitting down, he called
any more into him.                            the twelve and saith to them: If any
                                              man desire to be first, he shall be
9:25. And crying out and greatly              the last of all and be minister of all.
tearing him, he went our of him.
And he became as dead, so that                9:35. And taking a child, h e set him
many said: He is dead.                        in the midst of them. Whom when
                                              he had embraced, he saith to them:
9:26. But Jesus taking him by the
hand, lifted him up. And he arose.            9:36. Whosoever shall receive one
                                              such child as this in my name r ecei-
9:27. And when he was come into               veth me. And whosoever shall r e-
the house, his disciples secretly             ceive me receiveth not me but him
asked him: Why could not we cast              that sent me.
him out?
                                              9:37. John answered him, sayi ng:
9:28. And he said to them: This kind          Master, we saw one casting out d e-
can go out by nothing, but by prayer          vils in thy name, who followeth not
and fasting.                                  us: and we forbade him.

9:29. And departing from then ce,             9:38. But Jesus said: Do not forbid



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him. For there is no man that doth a
miracle in my name and can soon                9:48. For every one shall be salted
speak ill of me.                               with fire: and every victim shall be
                                               salted with salt.
9:39. For he that is not against yo u
is for you.                                    9:49. Salt is good. But if the salt
                                               become unsavoury, wherewith will
9:40. For whosoever shall give you             you season it? Have salt in you: and
to drink a cup of water in my name,            have peace among you.
because you belong to Christ: amen
I say to you, he shall not lose his            Mark Chapter 10
reward.
                                               Marriage is not to be dissolved. The
9:41. And whosoever shall scanda l-            danger of riches. The ambition of
ize one of these little ones that b e-         the sons of Zebedee. A blind man is
lieve in me: it were better for him            restored to his sight.
that a millstone were hanged about             10:1. And rising up from thence, he
his neck and he were cast into the             cometh into the coast of Judea
sea.                                           beyond the Jordan: and the m ulti-
                                               tude flocked to him again. And as he
9:42. And if thy hand scandalize               was accustomed, he taught them
thee, cut it off: it is better for thee        again.
to enter into life, maimed, than ha v-
ing two hands to go into hell, into            10:2. And the Pharisees coming to
unquenchable fire:                             him asked him, tempting him: Is it
                                               lawful for a man to put away his
9:43. Where their worm dieth not,              wife?
and the fire is not extinguished.
                                               10:3. But he answering, saith to
9:44. And if thy foot scandalize               them: What did Moses command
thee, cut it off: it is better for thee        you?
to enter lame into life everlasting
than having two feet to be cast into           10:4. Who said: Moses permitted to
the hell of unquenchable fire:                 write a bill of divorce and to put her
                                               away.
9:45. Where their worm dieth not,
and the fire is not extinguished.              10:5. To whom Jesus answering,
                                               said: Because of the hardness of
9:46. And if thy eye scandalize thee,          your heart, he wrote you that pr e-
pluck it out: it is better for thee            cept.
with one eye to enter into the kin g-
dom of God than having two eyes to             10:6. But from the beginning of the
be cast into the hell of fire:                 creation, God made them male and
                                               female.
9:47. Where their wo rm dieth not,
and the fire is not extinguished.              10:7. For this cause, a man shall



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leave his father and mother and              up and kneeling before him, asked
shall cleave to his wife.                    him: Good Master, what shall I do
                                             that I may receive life everlasting?
10:8. And they two shall be in one
flesh. Therefore now they are not            10:18. And Jesus said to him: Why
two, but one flesh.                          callest thou me good? None is good
                                             but one, that is God.
10:9. What therefore God hath
joined together, let no man put              None is good... Of himself entirely
asunder.                                     and essentially, but God alone; men
                                             may be good also, but only by pa r-
10:10. And in the house again his            ticipation of God’s goodness.
disciples asked him concerning the
same thing.                                  10:19. Thou knowest the comman d-
                                             ments: Do not commit adultery, do
10:11. And he saith to them: Wh o-           not kill, do not steal, bear not false
soever shall put away his wife and           witness, do no fraud, honour thy f a-
marry another committeth adultery            ther and mother.
against her.
                                             10:20. But he answering, said to
10:12. And if the wife shall put             him: Master, all these things I have
away her husband and be married to           observed from my youth.
another, she committeth adultery.
                                             10:21. And Jesus, looking on him,
10:13. And they brought to him               loved him and said to him: One
young children, that he might touch          thing is wanting unto thee. Go, sell
them. And the disciples rebuked              whatsoever thou hast and give to the
them that brought them.                      poor: and thou shalt have treasure in
                                             heaven. And come, follow me.
10:14. Whom when Jesus saw, he
was much displeased and saith to             10:22. Who being struck sad at that
them: Suffer the little children to          saying, went away sorrowful: for he
come unto me and forbid them not:            had great possessions.
for of such is the kingdom of God.
                                             10:23. And Jesus looking round
10:15. Amen I say to you, whosoe v-          about, saith to his disciples: How
er shall not receive the kingdom of          hardly shall they that have riches
God as a little child shall not enter        enter into the kingdom of God!
into it.
                                             10:24. And the disciples were ast o-
10:16. And embracing them and la y-          nished at his words. But Jesus again
ing his hands upon them, he blessed          answering, saith to them: Children,
them.                                        how hard is it for them that trust in
                                             riches to enter into the kingdom of
10:17. And when he was gone forth            God?
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10:25. It is easier for a camel to           to the scribes and ancients. And
pass through the eye of a needle             they shall condemn him to death and
than for a rich man to enter into the        shall deliver him to the Gentiles.
kingdom of God.
                                             10:34. And they shall mock him and
10:26. Who wondered the more, sa y-          spit on him and scourge him and kill
ing among themselves: Who then               him: and the third day he shall rise
can be saved?                                again.

10:27. And Jesus looking on them,            10:35. And James and John, the sons
saith with men it is impossible; but         of Zebedee, come to him, saying:
not with God. For all things are             Master, we desire that whatsoever
possible with God.                           we shall ask, thou wouldst do it for
                                             us.
10:28. And Peter began to say unto
him: Behold, we have left all things         10:36. But he said to them: What
and have followed thee.                      would you that I should do for you?

10:29. Jesus answering said: Amen I          10:37. And they said: Grant to us
say to you, there is no man who hath         that we may sit, one on thy right
left house or brethren or sisters or         hand and the other on thy left hand,
father or mother or children or              in thy glory.
lands, for my sake and for the go s-
pel,                                         10:38. And Jesus said to them: You
                                             know not what you ask. Can you
10:30. Who shall not receive an              drink of the chalice that I drink of
hundred times as much, now in this           or be baptized with the baptism
time: houses and brethren and si s-          wherewith I am baptized?
ters and mothers and children and
lands, with persecutions: and in the         10:39. But they said to him: We can.
world to come life everlasting.              And Jesus saith to them: You shall
                                             indeed drink of the chalic e that I
10:31. But many that are first shall         drink of; and with the baptism wh e-
be last: and the last, first.                rewith I am baptized you shall be
                                             baptized.
10:32. And they were in the way
going up to Jerusalem: and Jesus             10:40. But to sit on my right hand
went before them. And they were              or on my left is not mine to give to
astonished and following were                you, but to them for whom it is pr e-
afraid. And taking again the twelve,         pared.
he began to tell them the things that
should befall him.                           10:41. And the ten, hearing it, began
                                             to be much displeased at James and
10:33. Saying: Behold we go up to            John.
Jerusalem, and the Son of man shall
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to them: You know that they who                to thee? And the blind man said to
seem to rule over the Gentiles lord            him: Rabboni. That I may see.
it over them: and their princes have
power over them.                               10:52. And Jesus saith to him: Go
                                               thy way. Thy faith hath made thee
10:43. But it is not so among you:             whole. And immediately he saw and
but whosoever will be greater shal l           followed him in the way.
be your minister.
                                               Mark Chapter 11
10:44. And whosoever will be first
among you shall be the servant of              Christ enters into Jerusalem upon an
all.                                           ass. He curses the barren fig tree
                                               and drives the buyers and sellers out
10:45. For the Son of man also is              of the temple.
not come to be ministered unto: but            11:1. And when they were drawing
to minister and to give his life a r e-        near to Jerusalem and to Bethania,
demption for many.                             at the mount of Olives, he sendeth
                                               two of his disciples,
10:46. And they came to Jericho.
And as he went out of Jericho with             11:2. And saith to them: Go into the
his disciples and a very great mult i-         village that is over against you, and
tude, Bartimeus the blind man, the             immediately at your coming in
son of Timeus, sat by the way side             thither, you shall find a colt tied,
begging.                                       upon which no man yet hath sat.
                                               Loose him and bring him.
10:47. Who when he had heard that
it was Jesus of Nazareth, began to             11:3. And if any man shall say to
cry out and to say: Jesus, Son of              you: What are you doing? Say ye
David, have mercy on me.                       that the Lord hath need of him. And
                                               immediately he will let him come
10:48. And many rebuked him, that              hither.
he might hold his peace; but he
cried a great deal the more: Son of            11:4. And going their way, they
David, have mercy on me.                       found the colt tied before the gate
                                               without, in the meeting of two ways.
10:49. And Jesus, standing still,              And they loose him.
commanded him to be called. And
they call the blind man, saying to             11:5. And some of them that stood
him: Be of better comfort. Arise, he           there said to them: What do you
calleth thee.                                  loosing the colt?

10:50. Who casting off his garment             11:6. Who said to them as Jesus had
leaped up and came to him.                     commanded them. And they let him
                                               go with them.
10:51. And Jesus answering, said to
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Jesus. And they lay their garments
on him: and he sat upon him.                 11:16. And he suffered not that an y
                                             man should carry a vessel through
11:8. And many spread their ga r-            the temple.
ments in the way: and others cut
down boughs from the trees and               11:17. And he taught, saying to
strewed them in the way.                     them: Is it not written: My house
                                             shall be called the house of prayer
11:9. And they that went befo re and         to all nations, but you have made it
they that followed cried, saying:            a den of thieves.
Hosanna: Blessed is he that cometh
in the name of the Lord.                     11:18. Which when the chief priests
                                             and the scribes had heard, they
11:10. Blessed be the kingdom of             sought how they might destroy him.
our father David that cometh: H o-           For they feared him, because the
sanna in the highest.                        whole multitude was in admiration
                                             at his doctrine.
11:11. And he entered into Jerus a-
lem, into the temple: and having             11:19. And when evening was come,
viewed all things round about, when          he went forth out of the city.
now the eventide was come, he went
out to Bethania with the twelve.             11:20. And when they passed by in
                                             the morning they saw the fig tree
11:12. And the next day when they            dried up from the roots.
came out from Bethania, he was
hungry.                                      11:21. And Peter remembering, said
                                             to him: Rabbi, behold the fig tree
11:13. And when he had seen afar             which thou didst curse is withered
off a fig tree having leaves, he             away.
came, if perhaps he might find any
thing on it. And when he was come            11:22. And Jesus answering, saith to
to it, he found nothing but leaves.          them: Have the faith of God.
For it was not the time for figs.
                                             11:23. Amen I say to you that wh o-
11:14. And answering he said to it:          soever shall say to this mountain,
May no man hereafter eat fruit of            Be thou removed and be cast into
thee any more for ever! And his di s-        the sea, and shall not stagger in his
ciples heard it.                             heart, but be believe that whatsoe v-
                                             er he saith shall be done; it shall be
11:15. And they came to Jerusalem.           done unto him.
And when he was entered into the
temple, he began to cast out them            11:24. Therefore I say unto you, all
that sold and bought in the temple:          things, whatsoever you ask when ye
and over threw the tables of the m o-        pray, believe that you shall receive:
neychangers and the chairs of them           and they shall come unto you.
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11:25. And when you shall stand to
pray, forgive, if you have aught             Mark Chapter 12
against any man: that your Father
also, who is in heaven, may forgive          The parable of the vineyard and
you your sins.                               husbandmen. Caesar ’s right to tri-
                                             bute. The Sadducees are confuted.
11:26. But if you will not forgive,          The first commandment. The w i-
neither will your father that is in          dow’s mite.
heaven forgive you your sins.                12:1. And he began to speak to them
                                             in parables: A certain man planted a
11:27. And they come again to Jer u-         vineyard and made a hedge about it
salem. And when he was walking in            and dug a place for the winefat and
the temple, there come to him the            built a tower and let it to husban d-
chief priests and the scribes and the        men: and went into a far country.
ancients.
                                             12:2. And at the season he sent to
11:28. And they say to him: By what          the husbandmen a servant to receive
authority dost thou these things?            of the husbandmen of the fruit of
And who hath given thee this a u-            the vineyard.
thority that thou shouldst do these
things?                                      12:3. Who, having laid hands on
                                             him, beat and sent him away empty.
11:29. And Jesus answering, said to
them: I will also ask you one word.          12:4. And again he sent to them
And answer you me: and I will tell           another servant: and him they
you by what authority I do these             wounded in the head and used him
things.                                      reproachfully.

11:30. The baptism of John, was it           12:5. And again he sent another, and
from heaven or from men? Answer              him they killed: and many others, of
me.                                          whom some they beat, and others
                                             they killed.
11:31. But they thought with them-
selves, saying: If we say, From he a-        12:6. Therefore, having yet one son,
ven; he will say, Why then did you           most dear to him, he also sent him
not believe him?                             unto them last of all, saying: They
                                             will reverence my son.
11:32. If we say, From men, we fear
the people. For all men counted              12:7. But the husbandmen said one
John that he was a prophet indeed.           to another: This is the heir. Come
                                             let us kill him and the inheritance
11:33. And they answering, say to            shall be ours.
Jesus: We know not. And Jesus a ns-
wering, saith to them: Neither do I          12:8. And laying hold on him, t hey
tell you by what authority I do these        killed him and cast him out of the
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                                              God the things that are God’s. And
12:9. What therefore will the lord of         they marvelled at him.
the vineyard do? He will come and
destroy those husbandmen and will             12:18. And there came to him the
give the vineyard to others.                  Sadducees, who say there is no r e-
                                              surrection. And they asked him, sa y-
12:10. And have you not read this             ing:
scripture, The stone which the
builders rejected, the same is made           12:19. Master, Moses wrote unto us
the head of the corner:                       that if any man’s brother die and
                                              leave his wife behind him and leave
12:11. By the Lord has this been              no children, his brother s hould take
done, and it is wonderful in our              his wife and raise up seed to his
eyes.                                         brother.

12:12. And they sought to lay hands           12:20. Now there were seven bret h-
on him: but they feared the people.           ren: and the first took a wife and
For they knew that he spoke this              died leaving no issue.
parable to them. And l eaving him,
they went their way.                          12:21. And the second took her and
                                              died: and neither did he leave any
12:13. And they sent to him some of           issue. And the third in like manner.
the Pharisees and of the Herodians:
that they should catch him in his             12:22. And the seven all took her in
words.                                        like manner and did not leave issue.
                                              Last of all the woman also died.
12:14. Who coming, say to him:
Master, we know that thou art a true          12:23. In the resurrection therefore,
speaker and carest not for any man;           when they shall rise again, whose
for thou regardest not the person of          wife shall she be of them? For the
men, but teachest the way of God in           seven had her to wife.
truth. Is it lawful to give tribute to
Caesar? Or shall we not give it?              12:24. And Jesus answering, saith to
                                              them: Do ye not therefore err, b e-
12:15. Who knowing their wiliness,            cause you know not the scriptures
saith to them: Why tempt you me?              nor the power of God?
Bring me a penny that I may see it.
                                              12:25. For when they shall rise
12:16. And they brought it him. And           again from the dead, they shall ne i-
he saith to them: Whose is this i m-          ther marry, nor be married, but are
age and inscription? They say to              as the angels in heaven.
him, Caesar ’s.
                                              12:26. And as concerning the dead
12:17. And Jesus answering, said to           that they rise again have you not
them: Render therefore to Caesar              read in the book of Moses, how in
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I am the God of Abraham and the              God. And no man after that durst
God of Isaac and the God of Jacob?           ask him any question.

12:27. He is not the God of the              12:35. And Jesus answering, said,
dead, but of the living. You ther e-         teaching in the temple: How do the
fore do greatly err.                         scribes say that Christ is the son of
                                             David?
12:28. And there came one of the
scribes that had heard them reaso n-         12:36. For David himself saith by
ing together, and seeing that he had         the Holy Ghost: The Lord said to
answered them well, asked him                my Lord: Sit on my right hand, until
which was the first commandment              I make thy enemies thy footstool.
of all.
                                             12:37. David therefore himself ca l-
12:29. And Jesus answered him: The           leth him Lord. And whence is he
first commandment of all is, Hear, O         then his son? And a great multitude
Israel: the Lord thy God is one God.         heard him gladly.

12:30. And thou shalt love the Lord          12:38. And he said to them in his
thy God with thy whole heart and             doctrine: Beware of the scribes, who
with thy whole soul and with thy             love to walk in long robes and to be
whole mind and with thy whole                saluted in the marketplace,
strength. This is the first co m-
mandment.                                    12:39. And to sit in the first chairs
                                             in the synagogues and to have the
12:31. And the second is like to i t:        highest places at suppers:
Thou shalt love thy neighbour as
thyself. There is no other com-              12:40. Who devour the houses of
mandment greater than these.                 widows under the pretence of long
                                             prayer. These shall receive greater
12:32. And the scribe said to him:           judgment.
Well, Master, thou hast said in truth
that there is one God and there is no        12:41. And Jesus sitting over
other besides him.                           against the treasury, beheld how the
                                             people cast money into the treasury.
12:33. And that he should be loved           And many that were rich cast in
with the whole heart and with the            much.
whole understanding and with the
whole soul and with the whole                12:42. And there came a certain
strength. And to love one’s neig h-          poor widow: and she cast in two
bour as one’s self is a greater thing        mites, which make a farthing.
than all holocausts and sacrifices.
                                             12:43. And calling his disciples t o-
12:34. And Jesus seeing that he had          gether, he saith to them: Amen I say
answered wisely, said to him: Thou           to you, this poor widow hath cast in
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to the treasury.                             13:8. For nation shall rise against
                                             nation and kingdom against kin g-
12:44. For all they did cast in of           dom: and there shall be earthquakes
their abundance; but she of her want         in divers places and famines. These
cast in all she had, even her whole          things are the beginning of sorrows.
living.
                                             13:9. But look to yourselves. For
Mark Chapter 13                              they shall deliver you Up to cou n-
                                             cils: and in the synagogues you
Christ foretells the destruction of          shall be beaten: and you shall stand
the temple and the signs that shall          before governors and kings for my
forerun the day of judgment.                 sake, for a testimony unto them.
13:1. And as he was going out of the
temple, one of his discip les said to        13:10. And unto all nations the go s-
him: Master, behold what manner of           pel must first be preached.
stones and what buildings are here.
                                             13:11. And when they shall lead you
13:2. And Jesus answering, said to           and deliver you up, be not though-
him: Seest thou all these great              tful beforehand what you shall
buildings? There shall not be left a         speak: but whatsoever shall be given
stone upon a stone, that shall not be        you in that hour, that speak ye. For
thrown down.                                 it is not you that speak, but the Holy
                                             Ghost.
13:3. And as he sat on the mount of
Olivet over against the temple, Peter        13:12. And the brother shall betray
and James and John and Andrew                his brother unto death, and the f a-
asked him apart:                             ther his son; and children shall rise
                                             up against their parents and shall
13:4. Tell us, when shall these              work their death.
things be and what shall be the sign
when all these things shall begin to         13:13. And you shall be hated by all
be fulfilled?                                men for my name’s sake. But he that
                                             shall endure unto the end, he shall
13:5. And Jesus answering, be gan to         be saved.
say to them: Take heed lest any man
deceive you.                                 13:14. And when you shall see the
                                             abomination of desolation, st anding
13:6. For many shall come in my              where it ought not (he that readeth
name saying, I am he: and they shall         let him understand): then let them
deceive many.                                that are in Judea flee unto the
                                             mountains.
13:7. And when you shall hear of
wars and rumours of wars, fear ye            13:15. And let him that is on the
not. For such things must needs be:          housetop not go down into the house
but the end is not yet.                      nor enter therein to take any thing
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                                              13:26. And then shall they see the
13:16. And let him that shall be in           Son of man coming in the clouds,
the field not turn back to take up his        with great power and glory.
garment.
                                              13:27. And then shall he send        his
13:17. And woe to them that are               angels and shall gather together     his
with child and that give suck in              elect from the four winds, from      the
those days.                                   uttermost part of the earth to the   ut-
                                              termost part of heaven.
13:18. But pray ye that these things
happen not in winter.                         13:28. Now of the fig tree learn ye a
                                              parable. When the branch thereof is
13:19. For in those days shall be             now tender and the leaves are come
such tribulations as were not from            forth, you know that summer is very
the beginning of the creation which           near.
God created until now: neither shall
be.                                           13:29. So you also when you shall
                                              see these things come to pass, know
13:20. And unless the Lord had                ye that it is very nigh, even at the
shortened the days, no flesh should           doors.
be saved: but, for the sake of the
elect which he hath chosen, he hath           13:30. Amen, I say to you that this
shortened the days.                           generation shall not pass until all
                                              these things be done.
13:21. And then if any man shall say
to you: Lo, here is Christ. Lo, he is         13:31. Heaven and earth shall pass
here: do not believe.                         away: but my word shall not pass
                                              away.
13:22. For there will rise up false
Christs and false prophets: and they          13:32. But of that day or hour no
shall shew signs and wonders, to s e-         man knoweth, neither the angels in
duce (if it were possible) even the           heaven, nor the Son, but the Father.
elect.
                                              Nor the Son... Not that the Son of
13:23. Take you heed therefore: b e-          God is absolutely ignorant of the
hold, I have foretold you all things.         day of judgment, but that he kn o-
                                              weth it not, as our teacher; that is,
13:24. But in those days, after that          he knoweth it not so as to teach it to
tribulation, the sun shall be dar-            us, as not being expedient.
kened and the moon shall not give
her light.                                    13:33. Take ye heed, watch and
                                              pray. For ye know not when the time
13:25. And the stars of heaven shall          is.
be falling down and the powe rs that
are in heaven shall be moved.                 13:34. Even as a man who, going
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gave authority to his servants over           14:5. For this ointmen t might have
every work and commanded the po r-            been sold for more than three hu n-
ter to watch.                                 dred pence and given to the poor.
                                              And they murmured against her.
13:35. Watch ye therefore (for you
know not when the lord of the house           14:6. But Jesus said: Let her alone.
cometh, at even, or at midnight, or           Why do You molest her? She hath
at the cock crowing, or in the mor n-         wrought a good work upon me.
ing):
                                              14:7. For the poor you have always
13:36. Lest coming on a sudden, he            with you: and whensoever you will,
find you sleeping.                            you may do them good: but me you
                                              have not always.
13:37. And what I say to you, I say
to all: Watch.                                14:8. She hath done what she could:
                                              she is come beforehand to anoint my
Mark Chapter 14                               body for the burial.

The first part of the history of the          14:9. Amen, I say to you, wher e-
passion of Christ.                            soever this gospel shall be preached
14:1. Now the feast of the pasch and          in the whole world, that also which
of the Azymes was after two days:             she hath done shall be told for a
and the chief priests and the scribes         memorial of her.
sought how they might by some wile
lay hold on him and kill him.                 14:10. And Judas Iscariot, one of
                                              the twelve, went to the chief priests,
Azymes... That is, the feast of the           to betray him to them.
unleavened bread.
                                              14:11. Who hearing it were glad:
14:2. But they said: Not on the fe s-         and they promised him they would
tival day, lest there should be a t u-        give him money. And he sought how
mult among the people.                        he might conveniently betray him.

14:3. And when he was in Bethania,            14:12. Now on the first day of the
in the house of Simon the leper, and          unleavened bread, when they sacr i-
was at meat, there came a woman               ficed the pasch, the disciples say to
having an alabaster box of ointment           him: Whither wilt thou that we go
of precious spikenard. And breaking           and prepare for thee to eat the
the alabaster box, she poured it out          pasch?
upon his head.
                                              14:13. And he sendeth two of h is
14:4. Now there were some that had            disciples and saith to them: Go ye
indignation within themselves and             into the city; and there shall meet
said: Why was this waste of the               you a man carrying a pitcher of w a-
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14:14. And whithersoever he shall
go in, say to the master of the              14:24. And he said to them: This is
house, The master saith, Where is            my blood of the new testament,
my refectory, where I may eat the            which shall be shed for many.
pasch with my disciples?
                                             14:25. Amen I say to you that I will
14:15. And he will shew you a large          drink no more of the fruit of the
dining room furnished. And there             vine until that day when I shall
prepare ye for us.                           drink it new in the kingdom of God.

14:16. And his disciples went their          14:26. And when they had sung an
way and came into the city. And              hymn, they went forth to the mount
they found as he had told them: and          of Olives.
they prepared the pasch.
                                             14:27. And Jesus saith to them: You
14:17. And when evening was come,            will all be scandalized in my regard
he cometh with the twelve.                   this night. For it is written: I will
                                             strike the shepherd, and the sheep
14:18. And when they were at table           shall be dispersed.
and eating, Jesus saith: Amen I say
to you, one of you that eateth with          14:28. But after I shall be risen
me shall betray me.                          again, I will go before you into G a-
                                             lilee.
14:19. But they began to be sorro w-
ful and to say to him, one by one: Is        14:29. But Peter saith to him: A l-
it I?                                        though all shall be scandalized in
                                             thee, yet not I.
14:20. Who saith to them: One of
the twelve, who dippeth with me his          14:30. And Jesus saith to him: Amen
hand in the dish.                            I say to thee, to-day, even in this
                                             night, before the cock crow twice,
14:21. And the Son of man indeed             thou shalt deny me t hrice.
goeth, as it is written of him: but
woe to that man by whom the Son of           Crow twice... The cocks crow at two
man shall be betrayed. It were better        different times of the night; viz.,
for him, if that man had not been            about midnight for the first time;
born.                                        and then about the time commonly
                                             called the cock crowing; and this
14:22. And whilst they were eating,          was the cock crowing our Saviour
Jesus took bread; and blessing,              spoke of; and therefore the other
broke and gave to them and said:             Evangelists take no notice of the
Take ye. This is my body.                    first crowing.

14:23. And having taken the chalice,         14:31. But he spoke the more veh e-
giving thanks, he gave it to them.           mently: Although I should die t o-
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thee. And in like manner also said           and saith to them: Sleep ye now and
they all.                                    take your rest. It is enough. The
                                             hour is come: behold the Son of man
14:32. And they came to a farm               shall be betrayed into the hands of
called Gethsemani. And he saith to           sinners.
his disciples: Sit you here, while I
pray.                                        14:42. Rise up: let us go. Behold, he
                                             that will betray me is at hand.
14:33. And he taketh Peter and
James and John with him: and he              14:43. And while he was yet spea k-
began to fear and to be heavy.               ing, cometh Judas Iscariot, one of
                                             the twelve: and with him a great
14:34. And he saith to them: My              multitude with swords and staves,
soul is sorrowful even unto death.           from the chief priests and the
Stay you here and watch.                     scribes and the ancients.

14:35. And when he was gon e for-            14:44. And he    that betrayed him had
ward a little, he fell flat on the           given them a     sign, saying: Who m-
ground: and he prayed that, if it            soever I shall    kiss, that is he. Lay
might be, the hour might pass from           hold on him:      and lead him away
him.                                         carefully.

14:36. And he saith: Abba, Father,           14:45. And when he was come, i m-
all things are possible to thee: r e-        mediately going up to him he saith:
move this chalice from me; but not           Hail, Rabbi! And he kissed him.
what I will, but what thou wilt.
                                             14:46. But they laid hands on him
14:37. And he cometh and findeth             and held him.
them sleeping. And he saith to P e-
ter: Simon, sleepest thou? Couldst           14:47. And one of them that stood
thou not watch one hour?                     by, drawing a sword, struck a se r-
                                             vant of the chief priest and cut off
14:38. Watch ye: and pray that you           his ear.
enter not into temptation. The spirit
indeed is willing, but the flesh is          14:48. And Jesus answering, said to
weak.                                        them: Are you come out as to a ro b-
                                             ber, with swords and staves to a p-
14:39. And going away again, he              prehend me?
prayed, saying the same words.
                                             14:49. I was daily with you in the
14:40. And when he returned, he              temple teaching: and you did not lay
found them again asleep (for their           hands on me. But that the scriptures
eyes were heavy): and they knew              may be fulfilled.
not what to answer him.
                                             14:50. Then his disciples, leaving
14:41. And he cometh the third time          him, all fled away.



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                                             answered nothing. Again the high
14:51. And a certain young man fo l-         priest asked him and said to him:
lowed him, having a linen cloth cast         Art thou the Christ, the Son of the
about his naked body. And they laid          Blessed God?
hold on him.
                                             14:62. And Jesus said to him: I am.
14:52. But he, casting off the linen         And you shall see the Son of man
cloth, fled from them naked.                 sitting on the right hand of the po w-
                                             er of God and coming with the
14:53. And they brought Jesus to the         clouds of heaven.
high priest. And all the priests and
the scribes and the ancients asse m-         14:63. Then the high priest rending
bled together.                               his garments, saith: What need we
                                             any further witnesses?
14:54. And Peter followed him afar
off, even into the court of the high         14:64. You have heard the blasph e-
priest. And he sat with the servants         my. What think you? Who all co n-
at the fire and warmed himself.              demned him to be guilty of death.

14:55. And the chief priests and all         14:65. And some began to spit on
the council sought for evidence              him and to cover his face and to
against Jesus, that they might put           buffet him and to say unto him:
him to death: and found none.                Prophesy. And the servants struck
                                             him with the palms their hands.
14:56. For many bore false witness
against him: and their evidences             14:66. Now when Peter was in the
were not agreeing.                           court below, there cometh one of the
                                             maidservants of the high priest.
14:57. And some rising up, bore
false witness against him, saying:           14:67. And when she had seen Peter
                                             warming himself looking on him,
14:58. We heard him say, I Will d e-         she saith: Thou also wast with Jesus
stroy this temple made with hands            of Nazareth.
and within three days I will build
another not made with hands.                 14:68. But he denied, saying: I ne i-
                                             ther know nor understand what thou
14:59. And their witness did not             sayest. And he went forth before the
agree.                                       court; and the cock crew.

14:60. And the high priest rising up         14:69. And again a maidservant se e-
in the midst, asked Jesus, saying:           ing him, began to say to the standers
Answerest thou nothing to the                by: This is one of them.
things that are laid to thy charge by
these men?                                   14:70. But he denied again. And a f-
                                             ter a, while they that stood by said
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of them; for thou art also a Gal i-           rabbas, who was put in prison with
lean.                                         some seditious men, who in the s e-
                                              dition had committed murder.
14:71. But he began o curse and to
swear, saying: I know not this man            15:8. And when the multitude was
of whom you speak.                            come up, they began to desire that
                                              he would do as he had ever done u n-
14:72. And immediately the cock               to them.
crew again. And Peter remembered
the word that Jesus had said unto             15:9. And Pilate answered them and
him: Before the cock crow twice,              said: Will you that I release to you
thou shalt thrice deny me. And he             the king of the Jews?
began to weep,
                                              15:10. For he knew that the chief
Mark Chapter 15                               priests had delivered him up out of
                                              envy.
The continuation of the history of
the passion.                                  15:11. But the chief priests moved
15:1. And straightway in the mor n-           the people, that he should rather re-
ing, the chief priests holding a co n-        lease Barabbas to them.
sultation with the an cients and the
scribes and the whole council, bin d-         15:12. And Pilate again answering,
ing Jesus, led him away and del i-            saith to them: What will you then
vered him to Pilate.                          that I do to the king of the Jews?

15:2. And Pilate asked him: Art thou          15:13. But they again cried out:
the king of the Jews? But he an s-            Crucify him.
wering, saith to him: Thou sayest it.
                                              15:14. And Pilate saith to them:
15:3. And the chief priests accused           Why, what evil hath he done? But
him in many things.                           they cried out the more: Crucify
                                              him.
15:4. And Pilate again asked him,
saying: Answerest thou nothing?               15:15. And so Pilate being willing
Behold in how many things they a c-           to satisfy the people, released to
cuse thee.                                    them Barabbas: and delivered up J e-
                                              sus, when he had scourged him, to
15:5. But Jesus still answered not h-         be crucified.
ing: so that Pilate wondered.
                                              15:16. And the soldiers led him
15:6. Now on the festival day he              away into the court of th e palace:
was wont to release unto them one             and they called together the whole
of the prisoners, whomsoever they             band.
demanded.
                                              15:17. And they clothed him with
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thorns, they put it upon him.                 hour was near at hand.

15:18. And they began to salute               15:26. And the inscription of his
him: Hail, king of the Jews.                  cause was written over: THE KING
                                              OF THE JEWS.
15:19. And they struck his head with
a reed: and they did spit on him.             15:27. And with him they crucify
And bowing their knees, they adored           two thieves: the one on his right
him.                                          hand, and the other on his left.

15:20. And after they had mocked              15:28. And the scripture was fu l-
him, they took off the purple from            filled, which saith: And with the
him and put his own garments on               wicked he was reputed.
him: and they led him out to crucify
him.                                          15:29. And they that passed by bla s-
                                              phemed him, wagging their heads
15:21. And they forced one Simon a            and saying: Vah, thou that d e-
Cyrenian, who passed by coming out            stroyest the temple of God and in
of the country, the father of Alexa n-        three days buildest it up again:
der and of Rufus, to take up his
cross.                                        15:30. Save thyself, coming down
                                              from the cross.
15:22. And they bring him into the
place called Golgotha, which being            15:31. In like manner also the chief
interpreted is, The place of Calvary.         priests, mocking, said with the
                                              scribes one to another: He saved
15:23. And they gave him to drink             others; himself he cannot save.
wine mingled with myrrh. But he
took it not.                                  15:32. Let Christ the king of Israel
                                              come down now from the cross, that
15:24. And crucifying him, they d i-          we may see and believe. And they
vided his garments, casting lots              that were crucified with him, reviled
upon them, what every man should              him.
take.
                                              15:33. And when the sixth hour was
15:25. And it was the third hour:             come, there was darkness over the
and they crucified him.                       whole earth until the ninth hour.

The third hour... The ancient a c-            15:34. And at the ninth hour, Jesus
count divided the day i nto four              cried out with a loud voice, saying:
parts, which were named from the              Eloi, Eloi, lamma sabacthani?
hour from which they began; the               Which is, being interpreted: My
first, third, sixth, and ninth hour.          God, My God, Why hast thou fors a-
Our Lord was crucified a little b e-          ken me?
fore noon; before the third hour had
quite expired; but when the sixth             15:35. And some of the standers by



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hearing, said:   Behold he calleth            for the centurion, he asked him if he
Elias.                                        were already dead.

15:36. And one running and filling a          15:45. And when he had understood
sponge with vinegar and putting it            it by the centurion, he gave the body
upon a reed, gave him to drink, sa y-         to Joseph.
ing: Stay, let us see if Elias come to
take him down.                                15:46. And Joseph, buying fine l i-
                                              nen and taking him down, wrapped
15:37. And Jesus, having cried out            him up in the fine linen and laid him
with a loud voice, gave up the                in a sepulchre which was hewed out
ghost.                                        of a rock. And he rolled a stone to
                                              the door of the sepulchre.
15:38. And the veil of the temple
was rent in two, from the top to the          15:47. And Mary Magdalen and
bottom.                                       Mary the mother of Joseph, beheld
                                              where he was laid.
15:39. And the centurion who stood
over against him, seeing that crying          Mark Chapter 16
out in this manner he had given up
the ghost. said: Indeed this man was          Christ’s resurrection and ascension.
the son of God.                               16:1. And when the sabbath was
                                              past, Mary Magdalen and Mary the
15:40. And there were also women              mother of James and Salome bought
looking on afar off: among whom               sweet spices, that comin g, they
was Mary Magdalen and Mary the                might anoint Jesus.
mother of James the Less and of J o-
seph and Salome,                              16:2. And very early in the morning,
                                              the first day of the week, they come
15:41. Who also when he was in G a-           to the sepulchre, the sun being now
lilee followed him and ministered to          risen.
him, and many other women that
came up with him to Jerusalem.                The sun being now risen... They set
                                              out before it was light, to go to the
15:42. And when evening was now               sepulchre; but the sun was risen
come (because it was the Parasceve,           when they arrived there. Or, figur a-
that is, the day before the sabbath),         tively, the sun here spoken of is the
                                              sun of justice, Christ Jesus our
15:43. Joseph of Arimathea, a noble           Lord, who was risen before their
counsellor, who was also himself              coming.
looking for the kingdom of God,
came and went in boldly to Pilate             16:3. And they said one to another:
and begged the body of Jesus.                 Who shall roll us back the stone
                                              from the door of the sepulchre?
15:44. But Pilate wondered that he
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stone rolled back. For it was very
great.                                        16:14. At length he appeared to the
                                              eleven as they were at table: and he
16:5. And entering into the s e-              upbraided them with their incred uli-
pulchre, they saw a young man si t-           ty and hardness of heart, because
ting on the right side, clothed with a        they did not believe them who had
white robe: and they were ast o-              seen him after he was risen again.
nished.
                                              16:15. And he said to them: Go ye
16:6. Who saith to them: Be not a f-          into the whole world and preach the
frighted. you seek Jesus of Naza-             gospel to every creature.
reth, who was crucified. He is risen:
he is not here. Behold the place              16:16. He that believeth and is ba p-
where they laid him.                          tized shall be saved: but he that b e-
                                              lieveth not shall he condemned .
16:7. But go, tell his disciples and
Peter that he goeth before you into           16:17. And these signs shall follow
Galilee. There you shall see him, as          them that believe: In my name they
he told you.                                  shall cast out devils. They shall
                                              speak with new tongues.
16:8. But they going    out, fled from
the sepulchre: for a    trembling and         16:18. They shall take up serpents:
fear had seized them.   And they said         and if they shall drink any deadly
nothing to any man:     for they were         thing, it shall not hurt them. They
afraid.                                       shall lay their hand upon the sick:
                                              and they shall recover.
16:9. But he rising early the first
day of the week, appeared first to            16:19. And the Lord Jesus, after he
Mary Magdalen; out of whom he                 had spoken to them, was taken up
had cast seven devils.                        into heaven and sitteth on the right
                                              hand of God.
16:10. She went and told them that
had been with him, who were                   16:20.  But    they going      forth
mourning and weeping.                         preached every where: the Lord
                                              working withal, and confirming t he
16:11. And they hearing that he was           word with signs that followed.
alive and had been seen by her, did
not believe.

16:12. And after that he appeared in
another shape to two of them wal k-
ing, as they were going into the
country.

16:13. And they going told it to the
rest: neither did they believe them.



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