9:1 And he entered into a ship, and passed over, and came into his own city.
9:1 So He got into a boat, crossed over, and came to His own city.

9:2 And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the sick of the palsy; Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee.
9:2 Then behold, they brought to Him a paralytic lying on a bed. When Jesus saw their faith, He said to the paralytic, "Son, be of good cheer; your sins are forgiven you."

9:3 And, behold, certain of the scribes said within themselves, This [man] blasphemeth.
9:3 And at once some of the scribes said within themselves, "This Man blasphemes!"

9:4 And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts?
9:4 But Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said, "Why do you think evil in your hearts?

9:5 For whether is easier, to say, [Thy] sins be forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and walk?
9:5 "For which is easier, to say, 'Your sins are forgiven you,' or to say, 'Arise and walk'?

9:6 But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (then saith he to the sick of the palsy,) Arise, take up thy bed, and go unto thine house.
9:6 "But that you may know that the Son of Man has power on earth to forgive sins"--then He said to the paralytic, "Arise, take up your bed, and go to your house."

9:7 And he arose, and departed to his house.
9:7 And he arose and departed to his house.

9:8 But when the multitudes saw [it], they marvelled, and glorified God, which had given such power unto men.
9:8 Now when the multitudes saw it, they marveled and glorified God, who had given such power to men.

9:9 And as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him.
9:9 As Jesus passed on from there, He saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax office. And He said to him, "Follow Me." So he arose and followed Him.

9:10 And it came to pass, as Jesus sat at meat in the house, behold, many publicans and sinners came and sat down with him and his disciples.
9:10 Now it happened, as Jesus sat at the table in the house, that behold, many tax collectors and sinners came and sat down with Him and His disciples.

9:11 And when the Pharisees saw [it], they said unto his disciples, Why eateth your Master with publicans and sinners?
9:11 And when the Pharisees saw it, they said to His disciples, "Why does your Teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?"

9:12 But when Jesus heard [that], he said unto them, They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick.
9:12 When Jesus heard that, He said to them, "Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick.

9:13 But go ye and learn what [that] meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
9:13 "But go and learn what this means: 'I desire mercy and not sacrifice.' For I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance."

9:14 Then came to him the disciples of John, saying, Why do we and the Pharisees fast oft, but thy disciples fast not?
9:14 Then the disciples of John came to Him, saying, "Why do we and the Pharisees fast often, but Your disciples do not fast?"

9:15 And Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the bridechamber mourn, as long as the bridegroom is with them? but the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken from them, and then shall they fast.
9:15 And Jesus said to them, "Can the friends of the bridegroom mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them? But the days will come when the bridegroom will be taken away from them, and then they will fast.

9:16 No man putteth a piece of new cloth unto an old garment, for that which is put in to fill it up taketh from the garment, and the rent is made worse.
9:16 "No one puts a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; for the patch pulls away from the garment, and the tear is made worse.

9:17 Neither do men put new wine into old bottles: else the bottles break, and the wine runneth out, and the bottles perish: but they put new wine into new bottles, and both are preserved.
9:17 "Nor do they put new wine into old wineskins, or else the wineskins break, the wine is spilled, and the wineskins are ruined. But they put new wine into new wineskins, and both are preserved."

9:18 While he spake these things unto them, behold, there came a certain ruler, and worshipped him, saying, My daughter is even now dead: but come and lay thy hand upon her, and she shall live.
9:18 While He spoke these things to them, behold, a ruler came and worshiped Him, saying, "My daughter has just died, but come and lay Your hand on her and she will live."

9:19 And Jesus arose, and followed him, and [so did] his disciples.
9:19 So Jesus arose and followed him, and so did His disciples.

9:20 And, behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind [him], and touched the hem of his garment:
9:20 And suddenly, a woman who had a flow of blood for twelve years came from behind and touched the hem of His garment.

9:21 For she said within herself, If I may but touch his garment, I shall be whole.
9:21 For she said to herself, "If only I may touch His garment, I shall be made well."

9:22 But Jesus turned him about, and when he saw her, he said, Daughter, be of good comfort; thy faith hath made thee whole. And the woman was made whole from that hour.
9:22 But Jesus turned around, and when He saw her He said, "Be of good cheer, daughter; your faith has made you well." And the woman was made well from that hour.

9:23 And when Jesus came into the ruler's house, and saw the minstrels and the people making a noise,
9:23 When Jesus came into the ruler's house, and saw the flute players and the noisy crowd wailing,

9:24 He said unto them, Give place: for the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn.
9:24 He said to them, "Make room, for the girl is not dead, but sleeping." And they ridiculed Him.

9:25 But when the people were put forth, he went in, and took her by the hand, and the maid arose.
9:25 But when the crowd was put outside, He went in and took her by the hand, and the girl arose.

9:26 And the fame hereof went abroad into all that land.
9:26 And the report of this went out into all that land.

9:27 And when Jesus departed thence, two blind men followed him, crying, and saying, [Thou] Son of David, have mercy on us.
9:27 When Jesus departed from there, two blind men followed Him, crying out and saying, "Son of David, have mercy on us!"

9:28 And when he was come into the house, the blind men came to him: and Jesus saith unto them, Believe ye that I am able to do this? They said unto him, Yea, Lord.
9:28 And when He had come into the house, the blind men came to Him. And Jesus said to them, "Do you believe that I am able to do this?" They said to Him, "Yes, Lord."

9:29 Then touched he their eyes, saying, According to your faith be it unto you.
9:29 Then He touched their eyes, saying, "According to your faith let it be to you."

9:30 And their eyes were opened; and Jesus straitly charged them, saying, See [that] no man know [it].
9:30 And their eyes were opened. And Jesus sternly warned them, saying, "See that no one knows it."

9:31 But they, when they were departed, spread abroad his fame in all that country.
9:31 But when they had departed, they spread the news about Him in all that country.

9:32 As they went out, behold, they brought to him a dumb man possessed with a devil.
9:32 As they went out, behold, they brought to Him a man, mute and demon-possessed.

9:33 And when the devil was cast out, the dumb spake: and the multitudes marvelled, saying, It was never so seen in Israel.
9:33 And when the demon was cast out, the mute spoke. And the multitudes marveled, saying, "It was never seen like this in Israel!"

9:34 But the Pharisees said, He casteth out devils through the prince of the devils.
9:34 But the Pharisees said, "He casts out demons by the ruler of the demons."

9:35 And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.
9:35 Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.

9:36 But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd.
9:36 But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them, because they were weary and scattered, like sheep having no shepherd.

9:37 Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly [is] plenteous, but the labourers [are] few;
9:37 Then He said to His disciples, "The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few.

9:38 Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest.
9:38 "Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest."