Mark Chapter 10
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2 Christ disputeth with the Pharisees, touching diuorcement: 13 blesseth the children that are brought vnto him: 17 resolueth a rich man how he may inherite life euerlasting: 23 telleth his disciples of the danger of riches: 28 promiseth rewards to them that forsake any thing for the Gospell: 32 Foretelleth his death, & resurrection: 35 Biddeth the two ambitious suiters to thinke rather of suffring with him: 46 And restoreth to Bartimeus his sight.
And he rose from thence, & commeth into the coasts of Iudea by the farther side of Iordan: and the people resort vnto him againe, and as he was wont, he taught them againe.1
¶ And the Pharises came to him, and asked him, Is it lawfull for a man to put away his wife? tempting him.
And he answered, and saide vnto them, What did Moses command you?
And they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of diuorcement, and to put her away.
And Iesus answered, and said vnto them, For the hardnesse of your heart, he wrote you this precept.
But from the beginning of the creation, God made them male, and female.
For this cause shall a man leaue his father and mother, and cleaue to his wife,
And they twaine shalbe one flesh: so then they are no more twaine, but one flesh.
What therefore God hath ioyned together, let not man put asunder.
And in the house his disciples asked him againe of the same matter.
And he saith vnto them, Whosoeuer shall put away his wife, and marry another, committeth adultery against her.11
And if a woman shall put away her husband, and bee married to another, she committeth adulterie.
¶ And they brought yong children to him, that he should touch them, and his disciples rebuked those that brought them.13
But when Iesus saw it, hee was much displeased, and said vnto them, Suffer the little children to come vnto mee, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdome of God.
Uerily I say vnto you, Whosoeuer shall not receiue the kingdome of God as a little childe, he shall not enter therein.
And hee tooke them vp in his armes, put his handes vpon them, and blessed them.
¶ And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good master, what shall I doe that I may inherit eternall life?17
And Iesus said vnto him, Why callest thou me good? There is no man good, but one, that is God.
Thou knowest the Commandements, Doe not commit adulterie, Doe not kill, Doe not steale, Doe not beare false witnesse, Defraud not, Honour thy father, and mother.
And hee answered, and saide vnto him, Master, all these haue I obserued from my youth.
Then Iesus beholding him, loued him, and said vnto him, One thing thou lackest; Goe thy way, sell whatsoeuer thou hast, and giue to the poore, and thou shalt haue treasure in heauen, and come, take vp the crosse & folow me.
And hee was sad at that saying, and went away grieued: for hee had great possessions.
¶ And Iesus looked round about, and saith vnto his disciples, How hardly shall they that haue riches enter into the kingdome of God?
And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Iesus answereth againe, and saith vnto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches, to enter into the kingdom of God?
It is easier for a camel to goe thorow the eye of a needle, then for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
And they were astonished out of measure, saying among themselues, Who then can be saued?
And Iesus looking vpon them, saith, With men it is impossible, but not with God: for with God all things are possible.
¶ Then Peter began to say vnto him, Loe, we haue left all, and haue followed thee.28
And Iesus answered, and said, Uerily I say vnto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the Gospels,
But hee shall receiue an hundred fold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternall life:
But many that are first, shall be last: and the last, first.31
¶ And they were in the way going vp to Hierusalem: and Iesus went before them, and they were amazed, and as they followed, they were afraid: and he tooke againe the twelue, and began to tell them what things should happen vnto him,32
Saying, Behold, we go vp to Hierusalem, and the Sonne of man shall be deliuered vnto the chiefe Priests, and vnto the Scribes: and they shall condemne him to death, and shall deliuer him to the Gentiles.
And they shall mocke him, and shall scourge him, and shall spit vpon him, and shall kill him, and the third day he shall rise againe.
¶ And Iames, and Iohn the sonnes of Zebedee come vnto him, saying, Master, we would þt thou shouldest do for vs whatsoeuer we shall desire.35
And hee saide vnto them, What would ye that I should doe for you?
They said vnto him, Grant vnto vs that wee may sit, one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left hand, in thy glory.
But Iesus said vnto them, Yee know not what ye aske: Can ye drinke of the cup that I drinke of? and be baptized with the baptisme that I am baptized with?
And they said vnto him, Wee can. And Iesus said vnto them, Ye shall indeed drinke of the cup that I drinke of: and with the baptisme that I am baptized withall, shall ye be baptized:
But to sit on my right hand and on my left hand, is not mine to giue, but it shall be giuen to them for whom it is prepared.
And when the ten heard it, they beganne to bee much displeased with Iames and Iohn.
But Iesus called them to him, and saith vnto them, Yee know that they which are accompted to rule ouer the Gentiles, exercise Lordship ouer them: and their great ones exercise authoritie vpon them.42
But so shall it not be among you: but whosoeuer will bee great among you, shall be your minister:
And whosoeuer of you will bee the chiefest, shalbe seruant of all.
For euen the Sonne of man came not to bee ministred vnto, but to minister, and to giue his life a ransome for many.
¶ And they came to Iericho: and as he went out of Iericho with his disciples, and a great number of people; blinde Bartimeus, the son of Timeus, sate by the high wayes side, begging.46
And when he heard that it was Iesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out, and say, Iesus thou Sonne of Dauid, haue mercie on me.
And many charged him, that he should hold his peace: But he cried the more a great deale, Thou Sonne of Dauid, haue mercy on me.
And Iesus stood still, and commanded him to bee called: and they call the blinde man, saying vnto him, Be of good comfort, rise, he calleth thee.
And hee casting away his garment, rose, and came to Iesus.
And Iesus answered, and said vnto him, What wilt thou that I should doe vnto thee? The blinde man said vnto him, Lord, that I might receiue my sight.
And Iesus saide vnto him, Goe thy way, thy faith hath made thee whole: And immediatly hee receiued his sight, & followed Iesus in the way.52
Mark Chapter 10 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):
11 Matth.5. 32. and 19. 9.
13 Matth.19. 13.
17 Matth.19. 16.
28 Matth.19. 27.
31 Matth.19. 30.
32 Matth.20. 17.
35 Matth.20. 20.
42 Luke 22. 25. , Or, thinke good.
46 Matth.20. 19.
52 Or, saued thee.
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