He said to them, Truly I say to you, there are some of those standing here who shall by no means ataste
death until they see the bkingdom
of God having come in cpower
Being transfigured on the mount
after six days Jesus atook
with Him bPeter
and James and John, and brought them up alone into a high mountain privately. And He was 2ctransfigured
His garments became asparkling
, exceedingly bwhite
, such as no fuller on earth could whiten them.
Elijah with Moses appeared to them, and they were conversing with Jesus.
Peter answered and said to Jesus, aRabbi
, it is good for us to be here; and let us make three btents
, one for You and one for Moses and one for Elijah.
he did anot
know what to answer, for they had become extremely frightened.
appeared, overshadowing them, and a bvoice
came out of the cloud: This is My Son, the cBeloved
suddenly, when they looked around, they no longer saw anyone, but Jesus only with them.
as they were acoming
down from the mountain, He ordered them 1not
to relate to banyone
the things which they had seen, except when the Son of Man has crisen
from the dead.
they kept the word, discussing among themselves what rising from the dead was.
they asked Him, saying, Why do the scribes say that aElijah
must come first?
He said to them, Elijah does indeed come first and arestore
all things. And how is it that
it is bwritten
of the Son of Man that He should csuffer
many things and be dcounted
I tell you that aElijah
come, and they did to him the things that they wished, even as it is written of him.
Casting out a dumb spirit
came to the disciples, 1they
saw a great crowd around them, and some 2ascribes
disputing with them.
, when all the crowd saw Him, they were bamazed
, and they ran to Him
and greeted Him.
He questioned them, What are you disputing with them?
from the crowd answered Him, bTeacher
, I brought to You my son, who has a cdumb
wherever it seizes him, it 1throws
him down, and he foams at the mouth and grinds his teeth; and he is wasting away. And I told Your disciples to acast
it out, and they were not able.
He answered them and said, 1O
unbelieving generation! How long shall I be awith
you? How long shall I bear with you? Bring him to Me.
they brought him to Him. And when it saw Him, the spirit aimmediately bconvulsed
him greatly, and falling on the earth, he rolled about, foaming at the mouth.
He questioned his father, How long has this been happening to him? And he said, From childhood.
it has often thrown him both into fire and into water to destroy him. But if You can do
compassion on us and help us.
Jesus said to him, 1You say,
If You can. All things are possible to him who abelieves
, crying out, the father of the child said, I believe; bhelp
Jesus, seeing that a crowd was running together toward them, arebuked
the unclean spirit, saying to it, bDumb
and deaf spirit, I order you, 1come
out of him and enter into him no more.
after crying out and aconvulsing him
terribly, it came out. And he became as though he were
dead so that many said that he died.
hold of his hand and raised him, and he stood up.
when He entered into the ahouse
, His disciples questioned Him privately, Why were we not able to cast it out?
He said to them, This kind cannot come out by any means except 1prayer
Unveiling His death and resurrection the second time
they went out from there and passed through aGalilee
, and He did not want anyone to know about it.
He was ateaching
His disciples, and He said to them, The Son of Man is being delivered into the hands of men, and they will bkill
Him; and when He has been killed, after three days He will rise.
they did not aunderstand
this saying and were afraid to question Him.
Teaching concerning humility
they came to aCapernaum
. And when He was in the house, He bquestioned
them, What were you reasoning about on the way?
they were silent, for they had argued with one another on the way about who was agreater
He sat down and called the twelve and said to them, If anyone wants to be first, he shall be the last of all and the servant of all.
He took a alittle
child and set him in their midst; and 1taking
him into His arms, He said to them,
one of such little children 1because
of My name, 2receives
Me; and whoever receives Me, receives not Me but Him who sent Me.
Teaching concerning tolerance for unity
said to Him, Teacher, we saw someone bcasting
out demons in Your cname
, and we 1forbade
him because he does not follow us.
Jesus said, Do 1not
forbid him, for there is ano
one who will do a work of power in My name and be able soon to speak evil of Me.
who is not against us is for us.
whoever gives 1you
of water to drink because you bear
the name that you are 2bChrist
's, truly I say to you that he shall by no means lose his 3reward
whoever stumbles one of 1these alittle
ones who believe into Me, it is better for him if a 2great
millstone is placed around his neck and he is thrown into the sea.
if your 1ahand
stumbles you, 2cut
it off; it is better for you to enter into 3life
maimed than to have two hands and go away into 4Gehenna
, into 5unquenchable bfire
See note 144.
if your foot stumbles you, cut it off; it is better for you to enter into life lame than to have two feet and be thrown into 1Gehenna
See note 146.
if your aeye
stumbles you, cast it out; it is better for you to enter into the 1bkingdom
of God with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into Gehenna,
does not die and the fire is not quenched.
everyone shall be 1salted
is good, but if the salt becomes 2unsalty
, with what will you restore its saltiness? Have salt in yourselves and be at apeace
with one another.