8:1 When he came down from the mountain, great crowds followed him;
8:1 When Jesus had come down from the mountain, great crowds followed him;

8:2 and behold, a leper came to him and knelt before him, saying, "Lord, if you will, you can make me clean."
8:2 and there was a leper who came to him and knelt before him, saying, "Lord, if you choose, you can make me clean."

8:3 And he stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, "I will; be clean." And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.
8:3 He stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, "I do choose. Be made clean!" Immediately his leprosy was cleansed.

8:4 And Jesus said to him, "See that you say nothing to any one; but go, show yourself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a proof to the people."
8:4 Then Jesus said to him, "See that you say nothing to anyone; but go, show yourself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, as a testimony to them."

8:5 As he entered Caper'na-um, a centurion came forward to him, beseeching him
8:5 When he entered Capernaum, a centurion came to him, appealing to him

8:6 and saying, "Lord, my servant is lying paralyzed at home, in terrible distress."
8:6 and saying, "Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, in terrible distress."

8:7 And he said to him, "I will come and heal him."
8:7 And he said to him, "I will come and cure him."

8:8 But the centurion answered him, "Lord, I am not worthy to have you come under my roof; but only say the word, and my servant will be healed.
8:8 The centurion answered, "Lord, I am not worthy to have you come under my roof; but only speak the word, and my servant will be healed.

8:9 For I am a man under authority, with soldiers under me; and I say to one, `Go,' and he goes, and to another, `Come,' and he comes, and to my slave, `Do this,' and he does it."
8:9 For I also am a man under authority, with soldiers under me; and I say to one, 'Go,' and he goes, and to another, 'Come,' and he comes, and to my slave, 'Do this,' and the slave does it."

8:10 When Jesus heard him, he marveled, and said to those who followed him, "Truly, I say to you, not even in Israel have I found such faith.
8:10 When Jesus heard him, he was amazed and said to those who followed him, "Truly I tell you, in no one in Israel have I found such faith.

8:11 I tell you, many will come from east and west and sit at table with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven,
8:11 I tell you, many will come from east and west and will eat with Abraham and Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven,

8:12 while the sons of the kingdom will be thrown into the outer darkness; there men will weep and gnash their teeth."
8:12 while the heirs of the kingdom will be thrown into the outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."

8:13 And to the centurion Jesus said, "Go; be it done for you as you have believed." And the servant was healed at that very moment.
8:13 And to the centurion Jesus said, "Go; let it be done for you according to your faith." And the servant was healed in that hour.

8:14 And when Jesus entered Peter's house, he saw his mother-in-law lying sick with a fever;
8:14 When Jesus entered Peter's house, he saw his mother-in-law lying in bed with a fever;

8:15 he touched her hand, and the fever left her, and she rose and served him.
8:15 he touched her hand, and the fever left her, and she got up and began to serve him.

8:16 That evening they brought to him many who were possessed with demons; and he cast out the spirits with a word, and healed all who were sick.
8:16 That evening they brought to him many who were possessed with demons; and he cast out the spirits with a word, and cured all who were sick.

8:17 This was to fulfil what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah, "He took our infirmities and bore our diseases."
8:17 This was to fulfill what had been spoken through the prophet Isaiah, "He took our infirmities and bore our diseases."

8:18 Now when Jesus saw great crowds around him, he gave orders to go over to the other side.
8:18 Now when Jesus saw great crowds around him, he gave orders to go over to the other side.

8:19 And a scribe came up and said to him, "Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go."
8:19 A scribe then approached and said, "Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go."

8:20 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."
8:20 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."

8:21 Another of the disciples said to him, "Lord, let me first go and bury my father."
8:21 Another of his disciples said to him, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father."

8:22 But Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead."
8:22 But Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead."

8:23 And when he got into the boat, his disciples followed him.
8:23 And when he got into the boat, his disciples followed him.

8:24 And behold, there arose a great storm on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by the waves; but he was asleep.
8:24 A windstorm arose on the sea, so great that the boat was being swamped by the waves; but he was asleep.

8:25 And they went and woke him, saying, "Save, Lord; we are perishing."
8:25 And they went and woke him up, saying, "Lord, save us! We are perishing!"

8:26 And he said to them, "Why are you afraid, O men of little faith?" Then he rose and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.
8:26 And he said to them, "Why are you afraid, you of little faith?" Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a dead calm.

8:27 And the men marveled, saying, "What sort of man is this, that even winds and sea obey him?"
8:27 They were amazed, saying, "What sort of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him?"

8:28 And when he came to the other side, to the country of the Gadarenes, two demoniacs met him, coming out of the tombs, so fierce that no one could pass that way.
8:28 When he came to the other side, to the country of the Gadarenes, two demoniacs coming out of the tombs met him. They were so fierce that no one could pass that way.

8:29 And behold, they cried out, "What have you to do with us, O Son of God? Have you come here to torment us before the time?"
8:29 Suddenly they shouted, "What have you to do with us, Son of God? Have you come here to torment us before the time?"

8:30 Now a herd of many swine was feeding at some distance from them.
8:30 Now a large herd of swine was feeding at some distance from them.

8:31 And the demons begged him, "If you cast us out, send us away into the herd of swine."
8:31 The demons begged him, "If you cast us out, send us into the herd of swine."

8:32 And he said to them, "Go." So they came out and went into the swine; and behold, the whole herd rushed down the steep bank into the sea, and perished in the waters.
8:32 And he said to them, "Go!" So they came out and entered the swine; and suddenly, the whole herd rushed down the steep bank into the sea and perished in the water.

8:33 The herdsmen fled, and going into the city they told everything, and what had happened to the demoniacs.
8:33 The swineherds ran off, and on going into the town, they told the whole story about what had happened to the demoniacs.

8:34 And behold, all the city came out to meet Jesus; and when they saw him, they begged him to leave their neighborhood.
8:34 Then the whole town came out to meet Jesus; and when they saw him, they begged him to leave their neighborhood.