9:1 And he said to them, "Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death before they see that the kingdom of God has come with power."
9:1 And he said to them, "Truly I tell you, there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see that the kingdom of God has come with power."

9:2 And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart by themselves; and he was transfigured before them,
9:2 Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them,

9:3 and his garments became glistening, intensely white, as no fuller on earth could bleach them.
9:3 and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no one on earth could bleach them.

9:4 And there appeared to them Eli'jah with Moses; and they were talking to Jesus.
9:4 And there appeared to them Elijah with Moses, who were talking with Jesus.

9:5 And Peter said to Jesus, "Master, it is well that we are here; let us make three booths, one for you and one for Moses and one for Eli'jah."
9:5 Then Peter said to Jesus, "Rabbi, it is good for us to be here; let us make three dwellings, one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah."

9:6 For he did not know what to say, for they were exceedingly afraid.
9:6 He did not know what to say, for they were terrified.

9:7 And a cloud overshadowed them, and a voice came out of the cloud, "This is my beloved Son; listen to him."
9:7 Then a cloud overshadowed them, and from the cloud there came a voice, "This is my Son, the Beloved; listen to him!"

9:8 And suddenly looking around they no longer saw any one with them but Jesus only.
9:8 Suddenly when they looked around, they saw no one with them any more, but only Jesus.

9:9 And as they were coming down the mountain, he charged them to tell no one what they had seen, until the Son of man should have risen from the dead.
9:9 As they were coming down the mountain, he ordered them to tell no one about what they had seen, until after the Son of Man had risen from the dead.

9:10 So they kept the matter to themselves, questioning what the rising from the dead meant.
9:10 So they kept the matter to themselves, questioning what this rising from the dead could mean.

9:11 And they asked him, "Why do the scribes say that first Eli'jah must come?"
9:11 Then they asked him, "Why do the scribes say that Elijah must come first?"

9:12 And he said to them, "Eli'jah does come first to restore all things; and how is it written of the Son of man, that he should suffer many things and be treated with contempt?
9:12 He said to them, "Elijah is indeed coming first to restore all things. How then is it written about the Son of Man, that he is to go through many sufferings and be treated with contempt?

9:13 But I tell you that Eli'jah has come, and they did to him whatever they pleased, as it is written of him."
9:13 But I tell you that Elijah has come, and they did to him whatever they pleased, as it is written about him."

9:14 And when they came to the disciples, they saw a great crowd about them, and scribes arguing with them.
9:14 When they came to the disciples, they saw a great crowd around them, and some scribes arguing with them.

9:15 And immediately all the crowd, when they saw him, were greatly amazed, and ran up to him and greeted him.
9:15 When the whole crowd saw him, they were immediately overcome with awe, and they ran forward to greet him.

9:16 And he asked them, "What are you discussing with them?"
9:16 He asked them, "What are you arguing about with them?"

9:17 And one of the crowd answered him, "Teacher, I brought my son to you, for he has a dumb spirit;
9:17 Someone from the crowd answered him, "Teacher, I brought you my son; he has a spirit that makes him unable to speak;

9:18 and wherever it seizes him, it dashes him down; and he foams and grinds his teeth and becomes rigid; and I asked your disciples to cast it out, and they were not able."
9:18 and whenever it seizes him, it dashes him down; and he foams and grinds his teeth and becomes rigid; and I asked your disciples to cast it out, but they could not do so."

9:19 And he answered them, "O faithless generation, how long am I to be with you? How long am I to bear with you? Bring him to me."
9:19 He answered them, "You faithless generation, how much longer must I be among you? How much longer must I put up with you? Bring him to me."

9:20 And they brought the boy to him; and when the spirit saw him, immediately it convulsed the boy, and he fell on the ground and rolled about, foaming at the mouth.
9:20 And they brought the boy to him. When the spirit saw him, immediately it convulsed the boy, and he fell on the ground and rolled about, foaming at the mouth.

9:21 And Jesus asked his father, "How long has he had this?" And he said, "From childhood.
9:21 Jesus asked the father, "How long has this been happening to him?" And he said, "From childhood.

9:22 And it has often cast him into the fire and into the water, to destroy him; but if you can do anything, have pity on us and help us."
9:22 It has often cast him into the fire and into the water, to destroy him; but if you are able to do anything, have pity on us and help us."

9:23 And Jesus said to him, "If you can! All things are possible to him who believes."
9:23 Jesus said to him, "If you are able!--All things can be done for the one who believes."

9:24 Immediately the father of the child cried out and said, "I believe; help my unbelief!"
9:24 Immediately the father of the child cried out, "I believe; help my unbelief!"

9:25 And when Jesus saw that a crowd came running together, he rebuked the unclean spirit, saying to it, "You dumb and deaf spirit, I command you, come out of him, and never enter him again."
9:25 When Jesus saw that a crowd came running together, he rebuked the unclean spirit, saying to it, "You spirit that keeps this boy from speaking and hearing, I command you, come out of him, and never enter him again!"

9:26 And after crying out and convulsing him terribly, it came out, and the boy was like a corpse; so that most of them said, "He is dead."
9:26 After crying out and convulsing him terribly, it came out, and the boy was like a corpse, so that most of them said, "He is dead."

9:27 But Jesus took him by the hand and lifted him up, and he arose.
9:27 But Jesus took him by the hand and lifted him up, and he was able to stand.

9:28 And when he had entered the house, his disciples asked him privately, "Why could we not cast it out?"
9:28 When he had entered the house, his disciples asked him privately, "Why could we not cast it out?"

9:29 And he said to them, "This kind cannot be driven out by anything but prayer."
9:29 He said to them, "This kind can come out only through prayer."

9:30 They went on from there and passed through Galilee. And he would not have any one know it;
9:30 They went on from there and passed through Galilee. He did not want anyone to know it;

9:31 for he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, "The Son of man will be delivered into the hands of men, and they will kill him; and when he is killed, after three days he will rise."
9:31 for he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, "The Son of Man is to be betrayed into human hands, and they will kill him, and three days after being killed, he will rise again."

9:32 But they did not understand the saying, and they were afraid to ask him.
9:32 But they did not understand what he was saying and were afraid to ask him.

9:33 And they came to Caper'na-um; and when he was in the house he asked them, "What were you discussing on the way?"
9:33 Then they came to Capernaum; and when he was in the house he asked them, "What were you arguing about on the way?"

9:34 But they were silent; for on the way they had discussed with one another who was the greatest.
9:34 But they were silent, for on the way they had argued with one another who was the greatest.

9:35 And he sat down and called the twelve; and he said to them, "If any one would be first, he must be last of all and servant of all."
9:35 He sat down, called the twelve, and said to them, "Whoever wants to be first must be last of all and servant of all."

9:36 And he took a child, and put him in the midst of them; and taking him in his arms, he said to them,
9:36 Then he took a little child and put it among them; and taking it in his arms, he said to them,

9:37 "Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me; and whoever receives me, receives not me but him who sent me."
9:37 "Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes not me but the one who sent me."

9:38 John said to him, "Teacher, we saw a man casting out demons in your name, and we forbade him, because he was not following us."
9:38 John said to him, "Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us."

9:39 But Jesus said, "Do not forbid him; for no one who does a mighty work in my name will be able soon after to speak evil of me.
9:39 But Jesus said, "Do not stop him; for no one who does a deed of power in my name will be able soon afterward to speak evil of me.

9:40 For he that is not against us is for us.
9:40 Whoever is not against us is for us.

9:41 For truly, I say to you, whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because you bear the name of Christ, will by no means lose his reward.
9:41 For truly I tell you, whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because you bear the name of Christ will by no means lose the reward.

9:42 "Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him if a great millstone were hung round his neck and he were thrown into the sea.
9:42 "If any of you put a stumbling block before one of these little ones who believe in me, it would be better for you if a great millstone were hung around your neck and you were thrown into the sea.

9:43 And if your hand causes you to sin, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life maimed than with two hands to go to hell, to the unquenchable fire.
9:43 If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life maimed than to have two hands and to go to hell, to the unquenchable fire.

9:44 (where their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.)
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9:45 And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life lame than with two feet to be thrown into hell.
9:45 And if your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life lame than to have two feet and to be thrown into hell.

9:46 (where their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.)
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9:47 And if your eye causes you to sin, pluck it out; it is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into hell,
9:47 And if your eye causes you to stumble, tear it out; it is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and to be thrown into hell,

9:48 where their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.
9:48 where their worm never dies, and the fire is never quenched.

9:49 For every one will be salted with fire.
9:49 "For everyone will be salted with fire.

9:50 Salt is good; but if the salt has lost its saltness, how will you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another."
9:50 Salt is good; but if salt has lost its saltiness, how can you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another."