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15. And he that was DEAD fat up, and began to SPEAK: and he delivered him to his Mother.

16. And there came a Fear on all, and they GLORIFIED God, faying, That a great PROPHET is rifen up among us: and, That God hath VISITED his People.

17. And this RUMOUR of him went forth throughout all Judea, and throughout all the Region round about.


CHRIST raiseth from Death the Daughter of Jairus, and heals a Woman of her bloody Iffue.

Matt. ix. 18. Luke viii. 41. Mark v. 22.


WHILE he fpake these Things unto them, [Z.] behold there came a Man named Fairus, and he was a RULER of the Synagogue: [Mr.] and when he faw him, [L.] he fell down at Jefus Feet, and befought him that he would come into his Houfe. For he had one ONLY Daughter, about twelve Years of Age, and fhe lay a dying: [Mr.] and he befought him greatly, faying, My little Daughter lieth at the POINT of DEATH, I pray thee, come, and lay thy Hands on her, that fhe may be healed; and the fhall live: [M] And Jefus arofe and followed him, and fo did his Difciples; [Mr.] and Fefus went with him, and much People followed him.

[L.] But as he went, the People thronged him, [Mr.] and preffed him, [M] and behold, [Mr.] a certain Woman [M] which was difeafed with an Iffue of Blood TWELVE Years, [Mr.] and had fuffered many Things of many Phyficians, and [Z.] which had spent all her Living upon PHYSICIANS, [Mr.] and was nothing BETTERED, but rather grew worfe, when fhe had heard of Jefus, came in the Prefs behind, and TOUCHED his Garment. [M.] For fhe faid within herself, If I may but TOUCH his Garment, I fhall be whole. [Mr.] And ftraightway the Fountain of her Blood was dried up, and fhe FELT in her Body that he was HEALED of that PLAGUE. And Fefus immediately KNOWING in himself that VIRTUE had


gone out of him, turned him about in the Prefs; [L.] and Jefus faid, Who touched me? When all denied, Peter, and they that were with him, faid, Mafter, the Multitude THRONG thee, and prefs thee, and fayft thou, Who touched me? And Jefus faid, Some Body hath TOUCHED me, for I perceive that VIRTUE is gone out of me. [Mr.] And he looked round about, to fee her that had done this Thing: [M] and when he faw her, he said, Daughter, be of good Comfort. [L.] And when the Woman faw that fhe was not HID, [Mr.] fearing and trembling, knowing what was done in her, fhe came, [L.] and falling down before him, fhe DECLARED unto him before all the People, for what Caufe fhe had touched him, [Mr.] and told him all the Truth, [Z.] and how fhe was HEALED immediately. And he faid unto her, Daughter, be of good Comfort; thy FAITH hath made thee WHOLE, [Mr.] Go in PEACE, and be WHOLE of thy PLAGUE: [M] and the Woman was made whole from that Hour. [Mr.] While he yet fpake, there came from the RULER of the Synagogue's House certain which faid, Thy Daughter is dead; why troubleft thou the Mafter any farther? [L.] But [Mr.] as foon as Jefus heard the Word that was fpoken, he faith unto the Ruler of the Synagogue, Be not afraid; only BELIEVE, [L.] and fhe fhall be made whole. [Mr.] And he fuffered no Man to follow him, fave Peter and James, and John the Brother of Fames. And he cometh to the Houfe of the Ruler of the Synagogue, [L.] and all wept and bewailed her. [M.] And when Jefus came into the Ruler's House, and faw the Minstrels, and the People making a Noife, [Mr.] and them that WEPT and WAILED greatly; and when he was come in, he faith unto them, Why make ye this ado, and weep? [M] Give Place, [L.] weep not; [M.] for the Maid is not dead, but fleepeth. [L.] And they laughed him to fcorn, knowing that fhe was DEAD. [Mr.] But when he had put them all out, he taketh the Father and Mother of the Damfel, and entreth in where the Damfel was lying. And he took the Damfel by the Hand, and [L.] called [Mr.] and faid unto her Talithacumi; which is, being interpreted, Damfel, (I fay unto thee) ARISE. [L.] And her SPIRIT came again, [Mr.] and ftraightway the Damfel arofe and WALKED, for fhe was of the Age of twelve Years. . [L.] And her PARENTS were ASTONISHED [Mr.] with a great Aftonishment. And



he charged them ftraitly that no Man fhould know it, and [L.] that they fhould tell no Man what was done, [Mr.] and commanded that fomething fhould be given her to eat. [M] And the Fame hereof went abroad into all that Land.


1. Chrift raifeth Lazarus. 45. Many Jews believe. 47. The Chief Priests and Pharifees gather a Council against Chrift. 49. Caiaphas prophefieth.

Ver. 1. NOW a certain Man was fick, named Lazarus of Bethany, the Town of Mary, and her Sif

ter Martha.

2. (It was that Mary which anointed the Lord with Ointment, and wiped his Feet with her Hair, whose Brother Lazarus was fick)

3. Therefore his Sifters fent unto him, faying, Lord, behold, he whom thou loveft is fick.

4. When Jefus heard that, he faid, This Sickness is not unto Death, but for the GLORY of God, that the Son of God might be GLORIFIED thereby.

5. Now Jefus loved Martha, and her Sifter, and La


6. When he had heard therefore that he was fick, he abode two Days ftill in the fame Place where he was.

7. Then after that, faith he to his Difciples, Let us go into Judea again.

8. His Difciples fay unto him, Mafter, the Jews of late fought to STONE thee; and goeft thou thither again?

9. Jefus answered, Are there not twelve Hours in the Day? If any Man walk in the Day, he ftumbleth not, because he feeth the Light of this World.

10. But if a Man walk in the Night, he stumbleth, becaufe there is no Light in him.


11. Thefe Things faid he and after that, he faith unto them, Our Friend Lazarus fleepeth; but I go, that I inay AWAKE him out of Sleep.

12. Then faid his Difciples, Lord, if he fleep, he fhall do well.

13. How


13. Howbeit, Jefus fpake of his DEATH but they thought that he had spoken of taking of Reft in Sleep. 14. Then faid Jefus unto them plainly, Lazarus is


15. And I am glad for your fakes that I was not there, (to the Intent ye may believe) nevertheless, let us go unto him.

16. Then faid Thomas, which is called Didymus, unto his Fellow-Difciples, Let us alfo go, that we may die with him.

17. Then when Jefus came, he found that he had lien in the GRAVE FOUR Days already.

18. (Now Bethany was nigh unto Jerufalem, about fifteen Furlongs off)

19. And MANY of the Jews came to Martha and Mary, to COMFORT them concerning their Brother.

20. Then Martha, as foon as fhe heard that Jefus was coming, went and met him: but Mary fat fill in the Houfe.

21. Then faid Martha unto Jefus, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my Brother had NOT DIED.

22. But I know, that even now whatsoever thou wilt afk of God, God will give it thee.

23. Jefus faid unto her, Thy Brother fhall RISE again.

24. Martha faid unto him, I know that he fhall RISE again in the RESURRECTION at the last Day.

25. Jefus faid unto her, I (a) am the RESURRECTION and the LIFE: he that believeth in me, though he were DEAD, yet fhall he


26. And whosoever LIVETH, and believeth in me, fhall never DIE. Believeft thou this?

27. She faith unto him, Yea, Lord: I BELIEVE that thou art the Chrift, the Son of GoD, which fhould come into the World.

28. And

How the Souls of BELIEV-
ERS are raised from the
DEATH of SIN, to a
Spiritual and Divine

(a) Ephef. ii. 1. And you hath he QUICKNED, who were dead in TRESPASSES and SINS,

4. But God, who is RICH in MERCY, for his great Love wherewith he loved us,

5. Even when we were DEAD in with Chrift, (by GRACE ye are SINS, hath QUICKNED us together faved).

6. And hath RAISED us up to

gether, and made us SIT together in heavenly Places, in Chrift Fefus.

Rom. iv. 3. For what faith the Scripture? Abraham BELIEVED Go, and it was counted unto him for Righteousness.

17. (As it is written, I have made U 2 thee

28. And when she had fo faid, fhe went her way, and called Mary her Sifter fecretly, faying, The Mafter is come, and calleth for thee. 29. As foon as fhe heard that, fhe arofe quickly, and came unto him.

30. Now Fefus was not yet come into the Town, but was in that Place where Martha met him.

31. The Jews then which were with her in the House, and comforted her, when they faw Mary, that fhe rofe up haftily, and went out, followed her, faying, She goeth unto the Grave, to weep there.

32. Then when Mary was come where Jefus was, and faw him, fhe fell down at his Feet, faying unto him, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my Brother had not.


33. When Jefus therefore faw her wEEPING, and the Jews alfo WEEPING which came with her, he groaned in the Spirit, and was troubled,

34. And faid, Where have ус laid him? They fay unto him, Lord, come and fee. 35. Jefus WEPT.

36. Then faid the Jews, Behold, how he LOVED him. 37. And fome of them faid, Could not this Man, which opened the EYES of the BLIND, have caufed that even this Man fhould NOT have TIED?

thee a Father of many Nations) before him whom he BELIEVED, Cven God who QUICKNETH the

DEAD, and calleth thofe Things which be not, as though they were.

19. And being not weak in Faith, he confidered not his own Body now dead, when he was about an hundred Years old, neither yet the

Deadnefs of Sarah's Womb.

20. He ftaggered not at the Promife of God through Unbelief; but was strong in FAITH, giving Glory to God.

21. And being fully PERSWADED, that what he had promised, he was able alfo to perform.

22. And therefore it was imputed to him for Righteousness.

Chap. v. 6. For when we were yet without STRENGTH, in due time Chrift DIED for the UNGODLY.

8. But God commendeth his Love towards us, in that while we were yet Sinners, Chrift died for us.

10. For if when we were Encmies, we were reconciled to God

by the DEATH of his Son: much more being reconciled, we shall be faved by his LIFE.

2 Cor. i. 9. But we had the Sentence of DEATH in our felves, that

we fhould not truft in our felves, but in God which RAISETH the


Rom. vii. 24. O wretched Man

that I am, who fhall deliver me from this BoDy of SIN and DEATH!

25. I THANK God, through Jefus Christ our Lord.

Chap. viii. 1o. And if Chrift be in you, the BODY is DEAD because

of SIN; but the SPIRIT is LIFE, becaufe of Righteousness.

Col. ii. 9. For in him dwelleth all the Fulnefs of the Godhead bodily.

10. And ye are compleat in him, which is the Head of all Principality and Power.

12. Buried with him in BAPTISM, wherein alfo you are RISFN with him, through the FAITH of the Operation of God, who hath RAISED him from the Dead.

13. And you being DEAD in your SINS, and the Uncircumcition of your Fiefh, hath he QUICKNED together with him, having forgiven you all TRESPASSES.

38. Fefus

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