And he said to them, Verily I say unto you, There are some of those standing here that shall not taste death until they shall have seen the kingdom of God come in power.
And after six days Jesus takes with [him] Peter and James and John, and takes them up on a high mountain by themselves apart. And he was transfigured before them:
and his garments became shining, exceeding white [as snow], such as fuller on earth could not whiten [them].
And there appeared to them Elias with Moses, and they were talking with Jesus.
And Peter answering says to Jesus, Rabbi, it is good that we should be here; and let us make three tabernacles, for thee one, and for Moses one, and for Elias one.
For he knew not what he should say, for they were filled with fear.
And there came a cloud overshadowing them, and there came a voice out of the cloud, *This* is my beloved Son: hear him.
And suddenly having looked around, they no longer saw any one, but Jesus alone with themselves.
And as they descended from the mountain, he charged them that they should relate to no one what they had seen, unless when the Son of man should be risen from among [the] dead.
And they kept that saying, questioning among themselves, what rising from among [the] dead was.
And they asked him saying, Why do the scribes say that Elias must first have come?
And he answering said to them, Elias indeed, having first come, restores all things; and how is it written of the Son of man that he must suffer much, and be set at nought:
but I say unto you that Elias also is come, and they have done to him whatever they would, as it is written of him.
And when he came to the disciples he saw a great crowd around them, and scribes disputing against them.
And immediately all the crowd seeing him were amazed, and running to [him], saluted him.
And he asked them, What do ye question with them about?
And one out of the crowd answered him, Teacher, I brought to thee my son, who has a dumb spirit;
and wheresoever it seizes him it tears him, and he foams and gnashes his teeth, and he is withering away. And I spoke to thy disciples, that they might cast him out, and they could not.
But he answering them says, O unbelieving generation! how long shall I be with you? how long shall I bear with you? bring him to me.
And they brought him to him. And seeing him the spirit immediately tore him; and falling upon the earth he rolled foaming.
And he asked his father, How long a time is it that it has been like this with him? And he said, From childhood;
and often it has cast him both into fire and into waters that it might destroy him: but if thou couldst [do] anything, be moved with pity on us, and help us.
And Jesus said to him, The 'if thou couldst' is [if thou couldst] believe: all things are possible to him that believes.
And immediately the father of the young child crying out said [with tears], I believe, help mine unbelief.
But Jesus, seeing that [the] crowd was running up together, rebuked the unclean spirit, saying to him, Thou dumb and deaf spirit, *I* command thee, come out of him, and enter no more into him.
And having cried out and torn [him] much, he came out; and he became as if dead, so that the most said, He is dead.
But Jesus, having taken hold of him by the hand, lifted him up, and he arose.
And when he was entered into the house, his disciples asked him privately, Wherefore could not *we* cast him out?
And he said to them, This kind can go out by nothing but by prayer and fasting.
And going forth from thence they went through Galilee; and he would not that any one knew it;
for he taught his disciples and said to them, The Son of man is delivered into men's hands, and they shall kill him; and having been killed, after three days he shall rise again.
But they understood not the saying, and feared to ask him.
And he came to Capernaum, and being in the house, he asked them, Of what were ye reasoning by the way?
And they remained silent, for by the way they had been reasoning with one another who [was] greatest.
And sitting down he called the twelve; and he says to them, If any one would be first, he shall be last of all, and minister of all.
And taking a little child he set it in their midst, and having taken it in his arms he said to them,
Whosoever shall receive one of such little children in my name, receives me; and whosoever shall receive me, does not receive me, but him who sent me.
And John answered him saying, Teacher, we saw some one casting out demons in thy name, who does not follow us, and we forbad him, because he does not follow us.
But Jesus said, Forbid him not; for there is no one who shall do a miracle in my name, and be able soon [after] to speak ill of me;
for he who is not against us is for us.
For whosoever shall give you a cup of water to drink in [my] name, because ye are Christ's, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.
And whosoever shall be a snare to one of the little ones who believe [in me], it were better for him if a millstone were hung about his neck, and he cast into the sea.
And if thy hand serve as a snare to thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than having thy two hands to go away into hell, into the fire unquenchable;
[where their worm dies not, and the fire is not quenched].
And if thy foot serve as a snare to thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life lame, than having thy two feet to be cast into hell, into the fire unquenchable;
[where their worm dies not, and the fire is not quenched].
And if thine eye serve as a snare to thee, cast it out: it is better for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the hell of fire,
where their worm dies not, and the fire is not quenched.
For every one shall be salted with fire, and every sacrifice shall be salted with salt.
Salt [is] good, but if the salt is become saltless, wherewith will ye season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.
And rising up thence he comes into the coasts of Judaea, and the other side of the Jordan. And again crowds come together to him, and, as he was accustomed, again he taught them.
And Pharisees coming to [him] asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away [his] wife? (tempting him).
But he answering said to them, What did Moses command you?
And they said, Moses allowed to write a bill of divorce, and to put away.
And Jesus answering said to them, In view of your hard-heartedness he wrote this commandment for you;
but from [the] beginning of [the] creation God made them male and female.
For this cause a man shall leave his father and mother and shall be united to his wife,
and the two shall be one flesh: so that they are no longer two but one flesh.
What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.
And again in the house the disciples asked him concerning this.
And he says to them, Whosoever shall put away his wife and shall marry another, commits adultery against her.
And if a woman put away her husband and shall marry another, she commits adultery.
And they brought little children to him that he might touch them. But the disciples rebuked those that brought [them].
But Jesus seeing [it], was indignant, and said to them, Suffer the little children to come to me; forbid them not; for of such is the kingdom of God.
Verily I say to you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, shall in no wise enter into it.
And having taken them in his arms, having laid his hands on them, he blessed them.
And as he went forth into the way, a person ran up to [him], and kneeling to him asked him, Good Teacher, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?
But Jesus said to him, Why callest thou me good? no one is good but one, [that is] God.
Thou knowest the commandments: Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Do not defraud, Honour thy father and mother.
And he answering said to him, Teacher, all these things have I kept from my youth.
And Jesus looking upon him loved him, and said to him, One thing lackest thou: go, sell whatever thou hast and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me, [taking up the cross].
But he, sad at the word, went away grieved, for he had large possessions.
And Jesus looking around says to his disciples, How difficultly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!
And the disciples were amazed at his words. And Jesus again answering says to them, Children, how difficult it is that those who trust in riches should enter into the kingdom of God!
It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
And they were exceedingly astonished, saying to one another, And who can be saved?
But Jesus looking on them says, With men it is impossible, but not with God; for all things are possible with God.
Peter began to say to him, Behold, *we* have left all things and have followed thee.
Jesus answering said, Verily I say to you, There is no one who has left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, [or wife], or children, or lands, for my sake and for the sake of the gospel,
that shall not receive a hundredfold now in this time: houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions, and in the coming age life eternal.
But many first shall be last, and the last first.
And they were in the way going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was going on before them; and they were amazed, and were afraid as they followed. And taking the twelve again to [him], he began to tell them what was going to happen to him:
Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and the Son of man shall be delivered up to the chief priests and to the scribes, and they shall condemn him to death, and shall deliver him up to the nations:
and they shall mock him, and shall scourge him, and shall spit upon him, and shall kill him; and after three days he shall rise again.
And there come to him James and John, the sons of Zebedee, saying [to him], Teacher, we would that whatsoever we may ask thee, thou wouldst do it for us.
And he said to them, What would ye that I should do for you?
And they said to him, Give to us that we may sit, one on thy right hand, and one on thy left hand, in thy glory.
And Jesus said to them, Ye do not know what ye ask. Are ye able to drink the cup which *I* drink, or be baptised with the baptism that *I* am baptised with?
And they said to him, We are able. And Jesus said to them, The cup that *I* drink ye will drink and with the baptism that *I* am baptised with ye will be baptised,
but to sit on my right hand or on my left is not mine to give, but for those for whom it is prepared.
And the ten having heard [of it], began to be indignant about James and John.
But Jesus having called them to [him], says to them, Ye know that those who are esteemed to rule over the nations exercise lordship over them; and their great men exercise authority over them;
but it is not thus among you; but whosoever would be great among you, shall be your minister;
and whosoever would be first of you shall be bondman of all.
For also the Son of man did not come to be ministered to, but to minister, and give his life a ransom for many.
And they come to Jericho, and as he was going out from Jericho, and his disciples and a large crowd, the son of Timaeus, Bartimaeus, the blind [man], sat by the wayside begging.
And having heard that it was Jesus the Nazaraean, he began to cry out and to say, O Son of David, Jesus, have mercy on me.
And many rebuked him, that he might be silent; but he cried so much the more, Son of David, have mercy on me.
And Jesus, standing still, desired him to be called. And they call the blind [man], saying to him, Be of good courage, rise up, he calls thee.
And, throwing away his garment, he started up and came to Jesus.
And Jesus answering says to him, What wilt thou that I shall do to thee? And the blind [man] said to him, Rabboni, that I may see.
And Jesus said to him, Go, thy faith has healed thee. And he saw immediately, and followed him in the way.