Luke 9
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The Ministry of the Twelve
(Matthew 10:5–15; Mark 6:7–13)

1Iesus called the twelue together, and gaue the power and aucthoritie ouer al deuils, and that they might heale diseases. 2And he sent them to preache the kyngdome of God, and to heale the sicke.

3And he saide vnto the: Take nothing to your iourney, neither staues, nor scrippe, neither bread, neither money, neither haue two coates. 4And whatsoeuer house ye enter into, there abyde, and thence depart. 5And whosoeuer wyll not receaue you, when ye go out of that citie, shake of the very dust from your feete, for a testimonie agaynst them. 6And they departed, and went through the townes, preachyng the Gospell, and healyng euerywhere.

Herod Tries to See Jesus
(Matthew 14:1–12; Mark 6:14–29)

7And Herode the tetrarche heard of all that was done by hym, and doubted, because that it was sayde of some, that Iohn was rysen agayne from death: 8And of some, that Elias had appeared, and of some, that one of the olde prophetes was rysen agayne. 9And Herode sayde, Iohn haue I beheaded, but who is this of who I heare such thinges? And he desired to see him.

The Feeding of the Five Thousand
(Matthew 14:13–21; Mark 6:30–44; John 6:1–15)

10And the apostles returned, & tolde him all that they had done. And he toke the and went aside into a solitarie place, nye vnto the citie that is called Bethsaida. 11Which whe the people knew, they folowed him: And he receaued them, and spake vnto the of the kingdome of God, & healed the that had nede to be healed.

12And when the day began to weare away, then came the twelue and sayde vnto hym: Sende the people awaye, that they may go into the townes and vyllages rounde about, and lodge, and get meate: for we are here in a place of wyldernesse. 13But he said vnto them: Geue ye the to eate. And they said: We haue no mo but fyue loaues and two fisshes, excepte we should go & bye meate for al this people. 14And they were about fyue thousande men. And he said to his disciples: Cause the to sit downe by fifties in a companie. 15And they dyd so, and made them all to sit downe. 16And he toke the fyue loaues and the two fisshes, and loked vp to heauen, and blessed them, and brake, and gaue to the disciples to set before the people. 17And they dyd all eate, and were satisfied. And there was taken vp of that remayned to them, twelue baskettes full of broken meate.

Peter’s Confession of Christ
(Matthew 16:13–20; Mark 8:27–30; John 6:67–71)

18And it came to passe, as he was alone praying, his disciples were with hym, and he asked them, saying: Who say the people that I am? 19They aunswered and sayde, Iohn Baptist: some say, Elias: and some say that one of the olde prophetes is rysen. 20He sayde vnto them: But whom say ye that I am? Simon Peter aunswered, & saide: Thou art Christe, of God.

Christ’s Passion Foretold
(Matthew 16:21–23; Mark 8:31–33)

21And he warned & commaunded them, that they should tell no man that thing,

22Saying: The sonne of man must suffer many thynges, and be reproued of the elders, and of the hye priestes and scribes, and be slayne, and ryse agayne the thirde day.

Take Up Your Cross
(Matthew 16:24–28; Mark 8:34–38)

23And he said to the all: If any man wyl come after me, let him denie him selfe, & take vp his crosse dayly, & folowe me. 24For whosoeuer wyl saue his lyfe, shal lose it: But whosoeuer shal lose his lyfe for my sake, the same shall saue it. 25For what auauntageth it a man yf he wynne the whole worlde, and lose hym selfe, or runne in daunger of hym selfe? 26For whosoeuer shalbe ashamed of me, and of my wordes, of hym shall the sonne of man be ashamed, whe he commeth in his maiestie, and in the maiestie of his father, and of the holy angels. 27I tell you of a trueth, there be some standyng here, whiche shall not taste of death, tyl they see the kingdome of God.

The Transfiguration
(Matthew 17:1–13; Mark 9:1–13; 2 Peter 1:16–21)

28And it came to passe, about an eyght dayes after these sayinges, he toke Peter, and Iohn, and Iames, and went vp into a mountayne to pray. 29And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenaunce was chaunged, & his garment was whyte, and shone. 30And beholde, there talked with hym two men, which were Moyses & Elias: 31That appeared in the maiestie, & spake of his departyng, which he shoulde end at Hierusalem. 32But Peter, and they that were with him, were heauie with sleepe: and whe they awoke, they sawe his maiestie, and two men standyng with hym. 33And it came to passe, as they departed fro him, Peter said vnto Iesus: Maister it is good beyng here for vs, let vs make three tabernacles, one for thee, & one for Moyses, and one for Elias: and wyst not what he sayde. 34Whyle he thus spake, there came a cloude, and ouershadowed them, & they feared whe they wer come into ye cloude 35And there came a voyce out of the cloude, saying: this is my deare sonne, heare him. 36And assoone as the voyce was paste, Iesus was founde alone: and they kept it close, and tolde no man in those dayes any of those thynges which they hadde seene.

The Boy with an Evil Spirit
(Matthew 17:14–18; Mark 9:14–29)

37And it came to passe, that on the next day, as they came downe from the hyll, much people met hym. 38And beholde, a man of the companie cried out, saying: Maister, I besech thee behold my sonne, for he is all yt I haue: 39And see, a spirite taketh hym, and sodenly he cryeth, and teareth hym, that he fometh agayne, & with much payne departeth from him, when he hath rent hym. 40And I besought thy disciples to cast hym out, and they coulde not. 41Iesus aunswered, and saide: O faithlesse and croked nation, howe long shall I be with you, and shall suffer you? Bryng thy sonne hyther. 42As he was yet a commyng, the fiende rent hym, and tare hym: And Iesus rebuked the vncleane spirite, and healed the chylde, and deliuered hym to his father.

The Second Prediction of the Passion
(Matthew 17:22–23; Mark 9:30–32)

43And they were all amased at the mightie power of God: But whyle they wondred euery one at all thinges which he dyd, he sayde vnto his disciples,

44Let these sayinges sincke downe into your eares: For it wyll come to passe, that the sonne of man shalbe deliuered into the handes of men. 45But they wyst not what that worde meant, and it was hydde from them that they vnderstoode it not: And they feared to aske hym of that saying.

The Greatest in the Kingdom
(Matthew 18:1–5; Mark 9:33–41)

46Then there arose a disputatio among them, which of them should be the greatest. 47When Iesus perceaued the thought of their heartes, he toke a chylde, and set hym harde by hym, 48And sayde vnto them: Whosoeuer receaueth this chylde in my name, receaueth me: And whosoeuer receaueth me, receaueth him that sent me. For he that is least among you all, the same shalbe great.

49And Iohn aunswered, and sayde: Maister, we sawe one castyng out deuyls in thy name, and we forbad hym, because he foloweth not with vs. 50And Iesus sayde vnto hym, Forbyd ye hym not: For he that is not against vs, is with vs.

The Samaritans Reject Jesus

51And it came to passe, when the tyme was come that he shoulde be receaued vp, he set his face to go to Hierusalem. 52And sent messengers before him: And they went, & entred into a towne of the Samaritanes, to make redy for hym. 53And they woulde not receaue him, because his face was as though he woulde go to Hierusalem. 54When his disciples, Iames & Iohn, sawe this, they sayde: Lord, wylt thou that we comaunde fire to come downe from heauen and consume them, euen as Elias dyd? 55Iesus turned about, & rebuked them, saying: Ye wote not what maner spirite ye are of. 56For the sonne of man is not come to destroye mens lyues, but to saue them. And they went to another towne.

The Cost of Discipleship
(Matthew 8:18–22; Luke 14:25–33; John 6:59–66)

57And it came to passe, that as they went walkyng in the way, a certayne man sayde vnto hym: I wyll folowe thee Lorde whyther so euer thou go. 58And Iesus sayde vnto hym: Foxes haue holes, and byrdes of the ayre haue nestes: but the sonne of man, hath not where to lay his head. 59And he sayde vnto another, folowe me. And the same sayde: Lorde, suffer me first to go and burie my father. 60Iesus sayde vnto hym, Let the dead burie their dead: but go thou & preache the kyngdome of God. 61And another sayde: Lorde I wyll folowe thee, but let me first go byd them farewell, which are at home at my house. 62Iesus sayde vnto hym: No man that putteth his hande to the plowe, and loketh backe, is apt to the kyngdome of God.

Bishops' Bible of 1568

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