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him, saying, Be it far from thee, Lord : this shall not be unto thee.
And when he had turned about and looked on his disciples, he rebuked Peter, saying, Get thee behind me, Satan: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but the things that be of men.
CHAPTER LXII. In the country of Cesarea Phillippi, Jesus de
clares that he will judge the world. And he said to them all, if any man will come after me, let him deny hiinself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.
For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he cometh in the glory of his father with the holy angels.
For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his father with his angels : and then he shall reward every man according to his works.
Verily I say unto you, There be some standing here which shall not taste of death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingCHAPTER LXIII. Jesus is transfigured in the country of Cesarea
Phillippi, and foretels his own sufferings a
third time. And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart,
And was transfigured before them; and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.
And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenance was altered, and his raiment was white and glistering.
And, behold, there talked with him two men, which were Moses and Elias.
Who appeared in glory, and spake of his decease, which he should accomplish at Jerusalem.
But Peter and they that were with him were heavy with sleep : and when they were awake, they saw his glory, and the two men that stood with him.
And it came to pass, as they departed from him, Peter said unto Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here:
And let us make three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias : not knowing what he said.
And there was a cloud that overshadowed them,
And, behold, a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased ; hear ye him.
And when the disciples heard it, they fell on their faces, and were sore afraid. . .
And Jesus came ard touched them, and said, Arise, and be not afraid. .
And when they had lifted up their eyes; they saw no man, save Jesus only.
And as they came down from the mountain, he charged them that they should tell no man what things they had seen, till the Son of man were risen from the dead.
And they kept that saying with themselves; questioning one with another what the rising from the dead should mean.
And they asked him, saying, Why say the scribes that Elias must first come ?
And he answered and told them, Elias verily cometh first, and restoreth all things; and how it is written of the Son of man, that he must suffer many things, and be set at nought.
But I say unto you, That Elias is indeed come, and they have done unto him whatsoever they listed, as it is written of him.
Then the disciples understood that he spake unto them of John the Baptist.
CHAPTER LXIV. In the country of Cesarea Phillippi, Jesus cures
a youth afflicted with an epilepsy. And it came to pass, that on the next day, when they were come down from the hill, much people met him.
And when he came to his disciples, he saw a great multitude about them, and the scribes questioning with them. · And straightway all the people, when they beheld him, were greatly amazed, and running to him saluted him.
And he asked the scribes, What question ye with them?
And one of the multitude answered and said,
Lord have mercy on my son; for he is lunatic, and sore vexed: for oft-times he falletlinto the fire, and oft into the water.
And wheresoever he taketh him, he teareth him;
Master, I beseech thee, look upon my son ; for he is mine only child
And I brought him to thy disciples, and they could not cure him.
And Jesus answering said, O faithless and perverse generation ! how long shall I be with you, and suffer you ? Bring thy son hither.
And they brought him unto him : and when he saw him, straightway the spirit tare
him; and he fell on the ground, and wallowed foaming.
And he asked his father, How long is it ago since this came unto him ? And he said, Of a child :
And ofttimes it hath cast him into the fire and into the waters, to destroy him ; but if thou canst do any thing, have compassion on us, and help us.
Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe all things are possible to him that believeth.
And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe ; help thou mine unbelief.
When Jesus saw that the people came running together, he rebuked the foul spirit, saying unto him, Thou dumb and deaf spirit, I charge thee, come out of him, and enter no more into him.
And the spirit cried, and rent him sore, and came out of him: and he was as one dead; insomuch that many said, He is dead.
But Jesus took him by the hand, and lifted him up; and he arose.
And when he was come into the house, his disciples asked him privately, why could not we cast him out?
And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, if ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder