Mark 10
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Teachings about Divorce
(Matthew 19:1–12)

1And he arose from thence, and went into the coastes of Iudea by the farre side of Iordan, and the people resorted vnto him againe, and as he was wont, he taught them againe.

2Then the Pharises came and asked him, if it were lawfull for a man to put away his wife, and tempted him. 3And he answered, and sayde vnto them, What did Moses commaund you? 4And they sayd, Moses suffered to write a bill of diuorcement, and to put her away. 5Then Iesus answered, & sayd vnto them, For the hardnes of your heart he wrote this precept vnto you. 6But at the beginning of the creation God made them male and female: 7For this cause shall man leaue his father and mother, and cleaue vnto his wife. 8And they twaine shalbe one flesh: so that they are no more twaine, but one flesh. 9Therefore, what God hath coupled together, let not man separate.

10And in the house his disciples asked him againe of that matter. 11And he sayd vnto them, Whosoeuer shal put away his wife and marrie another, committeth adulterie against her. 12And if a woman put away her husband, & be married to another, she committeth adulterie.

Jesus Blesses the Children
(Matthew 19:13–15; Luke 18:15–17)

13Then they brought litle children to him, that he should touch them, and his disciples rebuked those that brought them. 14But when Iesus sawe it, he was displeased, and said to them, Suffer the litle children to come vnto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdome of God. 15Verely I say vnto you, Whosoeuer shall not receiue the kingdome of God as a litle childe, he shall not enter therein. 16And he tooke them vp in his armes, and put his hands vpon them, and blessed them.

The Rich Young Man
(Matthew 19:16–30; Luke 18:18–30)

17And when hee was gone out on the way, there came one running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Master, what shall I doe, that I may possesse eternall life? 18Iesus sayde to him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, euen God. 19Thou knowest the comandements, Thou shalt not commit adulterie. Thou shalt not kill. Thou shalt not steale. Thou shalt not beare false witnesse. Thou shalt hurt no man. Honour thy father and mother. 20Then he answered, and said to him, Master, all these things I haue obserued from my youth. 21And Iesus looked vpon him, & loued him, and sayde vnto him, One thing is lacking vnto thee. Go and sell all that thou hast, and giue to the poore, & thou shalt haue treasure in heauen, and come, followe me, and take vp the crosse. 22But hee was sad at that saying, and went away sorowfull: for he had great possessions.

23And Iesus looked round about, & sayd vnto his disciples, Howe hardly doe they that haue riches, enter into the kingdome of God! 24And his disciples were afraide at his words. But Iesus answered againe, and sayd vnto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches, to enter into the kingdome of God! 25It is easier for a camel to goe through the eye of a needle, then for a riche man to enter into the kingdome of God. 26And they were much more astonied, saying with themselues, Who then can be saued? 27But Iesus looked vpon them, & sayd, With men it is impossible, but not with God: for with God all things are possible.

28Then Peter began to say vnto him, Loe, we haue forsaken all, & haue folowed thee. 29Iesus answered, and sayd, Verely I say vnto you, there is no man that hath forsaken house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands for my sake and the Gospels, 30But he shal receiue an hundred folde, now at this present, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands with persecutions, and in the world to come, eternall life. 31But many that are first, shall be last, and the last, first.

The Third Prediction of the Passion
(Matthew 20:17–19; Luke 18:31–34)

32And they were in the way going vp to Hierusalem, and Iesus went before them and they were troubled, and as they followed, they were afraide, and Iesus tooke the twelue againe, and began to tell them what things should come vnto him, 33Saying, Beholde, we goe vp to Hierusalem, and the Sonne of man shall be deliuered vnto the hie Priests, and to the Scribes, and they shall condemne him to death, and shall deliuer him to the Gentiles. 34And they shall mocke him, and scourge him, and spit vpon him, and kill him: but the third day he shall rise againe.

The Request of James and John
(Matthew 20:20–28)

35Then Iames & Iohn the sonnes of Zebedeus came vnto him, saying, Master, we would that thou shouldest doe for vs that we desire. 36And he sayd vnto them, What would ye I should doe for you? 37And they said to him, Graunt vnto vs, that we may sit, one at thy right hand, and the other at thy left hand in thy glory. 38But Iesus sayd vnto them, Ye knowe not what ye aske. Can ye drinke of the cup that I shal drinke of, and be baptized with the baptisme that I shall be baptized with? 39And they said vnto him, We can. But Iesus sayd vnto them, Ye shall drinke in deede of the cup that I shall drinke of, and be baptized with the baptisme wherewith I shalbe baptized: 40But to sit at my right hand, and at my left, is not mine to giue, but it shalbe giuen to them for whome it is prepared.

41And when the ten heard that, they began to disdaine at Iames and Iohn. 42But Iesus called them vnto him, and sayd to them, Ye know that they which are princes among the Gentiles, haue domination ouer them, and they that be great among them, exercise authoritie ouer them. 43But it shal not be so among you: but whosoeuer will be great among you, shall be your seruant. 44And whosoeuer will be chiefe of you, shall be the seruant of all. 45For euen the Sonne of man came not to be serued, but to serue, and to giue his life for the raunsome of many.

Jesus Heals Bartimaeus
(Matthew 20:29–34; Luke 18:35–43)

46Then they came to Iericho: and as he went out of Iericho with his disciples, and a great multitude, Bartimeus the sonne of Timeus, a blinde man, sate by the wayes side, begging. 47And when hee heard that it was Iesus of Nazareth, he began to crye, and to say, Iesus the Sonne of Dauid, haue mercy on me. 48And many rebuked him, because he should holde his peace: but hee cryed much more, O Sonne of Dauid, haue mercy on me. 49Then Iesus stood still, & commanded him to be called: and they called the blind, saying vnto him, Be of good comfort: arise, he calleth thee. 50So he threwe away his cloke, and rose, and came to Iesus. 51And Iesus answered, & said vnto him, What wilt thou that I doe vnto thee? And the blinde sayd vnto him, Lorde, that I may receiue sight. 52Then Iesus sayde vnto him, Goe thy way: thy fayth hath saued thee; by and by, he receiued his sight, and folowed Iesus in the way.

Geneva Bible of 1587

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