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And they beckoned unto their partners, which were in the other ship, that they should come and help them. And they came and filled both the ships, so that they began to sink.

When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, Depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord.

For he was astonished, and all that were with him, at the draught of the fishes which they had taken :

And so was also James and John, the sons of Zebedee, which were partners with Simon. And Jesus said unto Simon, Fear not; from henceforth thou shalt catch men,

And great multitudes came together to hear, and to be healed by him of their infirmities insomuch that Jesus could no more openly enter into the city, but was without in desert places.

And he withdrew himself into the wilderness, and prayed.

CHAPTER XXXI. In crossing the lake, Jesus makes a storm at

sea to cease by miracle. Now when Jesus saw great multitudes about him, he gave cominandment to depart unto the other side.

And a certain scribe' came and said unto.

* Secretaries employed in the church, the state, the army, the revenue, &c.

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him, Master I will follow thee withersoever thou goest.

And Jesus saith unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests ; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

And another of his disciples said unto himLord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.

But Jesus said unto him Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead... · And the same day, when the even was come, he saith unto them, Let us pass over unto the other side.

And when they had sent away the multitude, they took him even as he was in the ship. And there were also with him other little ships.

But as they sailed he fell asleep: and there came down a storm of wind on the lake; and they were filled with water, and were in jeopardy.

And he was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow.

And his disciples came to him, and awoke him, saying, Lord, save us : we perish.

And he saith unto them Why are ye fearful, Oye of little faith! Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.

And he said unto them, Where is your faith?
And they feared exceedingly, and said

one to another. What manner of man is this, that even the wind and the sea obey him ?.

And they arrived at the country of the Gadarenes, which is over against Galilee. '

CHAPTER XXXII.

The Demoniacs are cured. And when he went forth to land, there met him out of the city a certain man which had devils long time, and ware no clothes, neither abode in any house, but in the tombs."

And no man could bind him, no not with chains :

Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces : neither could any man tame him.

And always night and day he was in the mountains and in the tombs, crying, and cutting himself with stones.

But when he saw Jesus afar off, he ran and worshipped him.

And cried with a loud voice, and said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of the most high God? I adjure thee by God, that thou torment me not.

(For he had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man.)

"The sepulchres of the Jews were generally caves digged out of rocks, or in the sides of mountains.

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