9:1 Then he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases.
9:1 Then He called His twelve disciples together and gave them power and authority over all demons, and to cure diseases.

9:2 And he sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick.
9:2 He sent them to preach the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.

9:3 And he said unto them, Take nothing for [your] journey, neither staves, nor scrip, neither bread, neither money; neither have two coats apiece.
9:3 And He said to them, "Take nothing for the journey, neither staffs nor bag nor bread nor money; and do not have two tunics apiece.

9:4 And whatsoever house ye enter into, there abide, and thence depart.
9:4 "Whatever house you enter, stay there, and from there depart.

9:5 And whosoever will not receive you, when ye go out of that city, shake off the very dust from your feet for a testimony against them.
9:5 "And whoever will not receive you, when you go out of that city, shake off the very dust from your feet as a testimony against them."

9:6 And they departed, and went through the towns, preaching the gospel, and healing every where.
9:6 So they departed and went through the towns, preaching the gospel and healing everywhere.

9:7 Now Herod the tetrarch heard of all that was done by him: and he was perplexed, because that it was said of some, that John was risen from the dead;
9:7 Now Herod the tetrarch heard of all that was done by Him; and he was perplexed, because it was said by some that John had risen from the dead,

9:8 And of some, that Elias had appeared; and of others, that one of the old prophets was risen again.
9:8 and by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the old prophets had risen again.

9:9 And Herod said, John have I beheaded: but who is this, of whom I hear such things? And he desired to see him.
9:9 Herod said, "John I have beheaded, but who is this of whom I hear such things?" So he sought to see Him.

9:10 And the apostles, when they were returned, told him all that they had done. And he took them, and went aside privately into a desert place belonging to the city called Bethsaida.
9:10 And the apostles, when they had returned, told Him all that they had done. Then He took them and went aside privately into a deserted place belonging to the city called Bethsaida.

9:11 And the people, when they knew [it], followed him: and he received them, and spake unto them of the kingdom of God, and healed them that had need of healing.
9:11 But when the multitudes knew it, they followed Him; and He received them and spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and healed those who had need of healing.

9:12 And when the day began to wear away, then came the twelve, and said unto him, Send the multitude away, that they may go into the towns and country round about, and lodge, and get victuals: for we are here in a desert place.
9:12 When the day began to wear away, the twelve came and said to Him, "Send the multitude away, that they may go into the surrounding towns and country, and lodge and get provisions; for we are in a deserted place here."

9:13 But he said unto them, Give ye them to eat. And they said, We have no more but five loaves and two fishes; except we should go and buy meat for all this people.
9:13 But He said to them, "You give them something to eat." And they said, "We have no more than five loaves and two fish, unless we go and buy food for all these people."

9:14 For they were about five thousand men. And he said to his disciples, Make them sit down by fifties in a company.
9:14 For there were about five thousand men. Then He said to His disciples, "Make them sit down in groups of fifty."

9:15 And they did so, and made them all sit down.
9:15 And they did so, and made them all sit down.

9:16 Then he took the five loaves and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed them, and brake, and gave to the disciples to set before the multitude.
9:16 Then He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, He blessed and broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the multitude.

9:17 And they did eat, and were all filled: and there was taken up of fragments that remained to them twelve baskets.
9:17 So they all ate and were filled, and twelve baskets of the leftover fragments were taken up by them.

9:18 And it came to pass, as he was alone praying, his disciples were with him: and he asked them, saying, Whom say the people that I am?
9:18 And it happened, as He was alone praying, that His disciples joined Him, and He asked them, saying, "Who do the crowds say that I am?"

9:19 They answering said, John the Baptist; but some [say], Elias; and others [say], that one of the old prophets is risen again.
9:19 So they answered and said, "John the Baptist, but some say Elijah; and others say that one of the old prophets has risen again."

9:20 He said unto them, But whom say ye that I am? Peter answering said, The Christ of God.
9:20 He said to them, "But who do you say that I am?" Peter answered and said, "The Christ of God."

9:21 And he straitly charged them, and commanded [them] to tell no man that thing;
9:21 And He strictly warned and commanded them to tell this to no one,

9:22 Saying, The Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be slain, and be raised the third day.
9:22 saying, "The Son of Man must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised the third day."

9:23 And he said to [them] all, If any [man] will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.
9:23 Then He said to them all, "If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.

9:24 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.
9:24 "For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will save it.

9:25 For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be cast away?
9:25 "For what profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, and is himself destroyed or lost?

9:26 For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he shall come in his own glory, and [in his] Father's, and of the holy angels.
9:26 "For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words, of him the Son of Man will be ashamed when He comes in His own glory, and in His Father's, and of the holy angels.

9:27 But I tell you of a truth, there be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they see the kingdom of God.
9:27 "But I tell you truly, there are some standing here who shall not taste death till they see the kingdom of God."

9:28 And it came to pass about an eight days after these sayings, he took Peter and John and James, and went up into a mountain to pray.
9:28 Now it came to pass, about eight days after these sayings, that He took Peter, John, and James and went up on the mountain to pray.

9:29 And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenance was altered, and his raiment [was] white [and] glistering.
9:29 As He prayed, the appearance of His face was altered, and His robe became white and glistening.

9:30 And, behold, there talked with him two men, which were Moses and Elias:
9:30 And behold, two men talked with Him, who were Moses and Elijah,

9:31 Who appeared in glory, and spake of his decease which he should accomplish at Jerusalem.
9:31 who appeared in glory and spoke of His decease which He was about to accomplish at Jerusalem.

9:32 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.
9:32 But Peter and those with him were heavy with sleep; and when they were fully awake, they saw His glory and the two men who stood with Him.

9:33 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.
9:33 Then it happened, as they were parting from Him, that Peter said to Jesus, "Master, it is good for us to be here; and let us make three tabernacles: one for You, one for Moses, and one for Elijah"--not knowing what he said.

9:34 While he thus spake, there came a cloud, and overshadowed them: and they feared as they entered into the cloud.
9:34 While he was saying this, a cloud came and overshadowed them; and they were fearful as they entered the cloud.

9:35 And there came a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: hear him.
9:35 And a voice came out of the cloud, saying, "This is My beloved Son. Hear Him!"

9:36 And when the voice was past, Jesus was found alone. And they kept [it] close, and told no man in those days any of those things which they had seen.
9:36 When the voice had ceased, Jesus was found alone. But they kept quiet, and told no one in those days any of the things they had seen.

9:37 And it came to pass, that on the next day, when they were come down from the hill, much people met him.
9:37 Now it happened on the next day, when they had come down from the mountain, that a great multitude met Him.

9:38 And, behold, a man of the company cried out, saying, Master, I beseech thee, look upon my son: for he is mine only child.
9:38 Suddenly a man from the multitude cried out, saying, "Teacher, I implore You, look on my son, for he is my only child.

9:39 And, lo, a spirit taketh him, and he suddenly crieth out; and it teareth him that he foameth again, and bruising him hardly departeth from him.
9:39 "And behold, a spirit seizes him, and he suddenly cries out; it convulses him so that he foams at the mouth, and it departs from him with great difficulty, bruising him.

9:40 And I besought thy disciples to cast him out; and they could not.
9:40 "So I implored Your disciples to cast it out, but they could not."

9:41 And Jesus answering said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you, and suffer you? Bring thy son hither.
9:41 Then Jesus answered and said, "O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you and bear with you? Bring your son here."

9:42 And as he was yet a coming, the devil threw him down, and tare [him]. And Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, and healed the child, and delivered him again to his father.
9:42 And as he was still coming, the demon threw him down and convulsed him. Then Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, healed the child, and gave him back to his father.

9:43 And they were all amazed at the mighty power of God. But while they wondered every one at all things which Jesus did, he said unto his disciples,
9:43 And they were all amazed at the majesty of God. But while everyone marveled at all the things which Jesus did, He said to His disciples,

9:44 Let these sayings sink down into your ears: for the Son of man shall be delivered into the hands of men.
9:44 "Let these words sink down into your ears, for the Son of Man is about to be betrayed into the hands of men."

9:45 But they understood not this saying, and it was hid from them, that they perceived it not: and they feared to ask him of that saying.
9:45 But they did not understand this saying, and it was hidden from them so that they did not perceive it; and they were afraid to ask Him about this saying.

9:46 Then there arose a reasoning among them, which of them should be greatest.
9:46 Then a dispute arose among them as to which of them would be greatest.

9:47 And Jesus, perceiving the thought of their heart, took a child, and set him by him,
9:47 And Jesus, perceiving the thought of their heart, took a little child and set him by Him,

9:48 And said unto them, Whosoever shall receive this child in my name receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me receiveth him that sent me: for he that is least among you all, the same shall be great.
9:48 and said to them, "Whoever receives this little child in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me receives Him who sent Me. For he who is least among you all will be great."

9:49 And John answered and said, Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name; and we forbad him, because he followeth not with us.
9:49 Now John answered and said, "Master, we saw someone casting out demons in Your name, and we forbade him because he does not follow with us."

9:50 And Jesus said unto him, Forbid [him] not: for he that is not against us is for us.
9:50 But Jesus said to him, "Do not forbid him, for he who is not against us is on our side."

9:51 And it came to pass, when the time was come that he should be received up, he stedfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem,
9:51 Now it came to pass, when the time had come for Him to be received up, that He steadfastly set His face to go to Jerusalem,

9:52 And sent messengers before his face: and they went, and entered into a village of the Samaritans, to make ready for him.
9:52 and sent messengers before His face. And as they went, they entered a village of the Samaritans, to prepare for Him.

9:53 And they did not receive him, because his face was as though he would go to Jerusalem.
9:53 But they did not receive Him, because His face was set for the journey to Jerusalem.

9:54 And when his disciples James and John saw [this], they said, Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and consume them, even as Elias did?
9:54 And when His disciples James and John saw this, they said, "Lord, do You want us to command fire to come down from heaven and consume them, just as Elijah did?"

9:55 But he turned, and rebuked them, and said, Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of.
9:55 But He turned and rebuked them, and said, "You do not know what manner of spirit you are of.

9:56 For the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save [them]. And they went to another village.
9:56 "For the Son of Man did not come to destroy men's lives but to save them." And they went to another village.

9:57 And it came to pass, that, as they went in the way, a certain [man] said unto him, Lord, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.
9:57 Now it happened as they journeyed on the road, that someone said to Him, "Lord, I will follow You wherever You go."

9:58 And Jesus said unto him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air [have] nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay [his] head.
9:58 And Jesus said to him, "Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head."

9:59 And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.
9:59 Then He said to another, "Follow Me." But he said, "Lord, let me first go and bury my father."

9:60 Jesus said unto him, Let the dead bury their dead: but go thou and preach the kingdom of God.
9:60 Jesus said to him, "Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and preach the kingdom of God."

9:61 And another also said, Lord, I will follow thee; but let me first go bid them farewell, which are at home at my house.
9:61 And another also said, "Lord, I will follow You, but let me first go and bid them farewell who are at my house."

9:62 And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.
9:62 But Jesus said to him, "No one, having put his hand to the plow, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God."