Mark 10:1 And he rose from thence, & wente into the coostes of Iury, through the region that is beyond Iordan. And þe people resorted vnto him a fresh, and as he was wont he taught them agayn.
Christ diputeth with the Pharisees touching divorcement:
Mark 10:2 And the phariseis came & axed him a question: whether it were lawfull for a man to put away his wife: to proue him. Mark 10:3 And he aunswered and sayd vnto them: What did Moyses bid you do? Mark 10:4 And they sayde: Moyses suffred to write a testimoniall of deuorcement, and to put her awaye. Mark 10:5 And Iesus aunswered and sayde vnto them: For the hardnes of your hertes he wrote this precept vnto you. Mark 10:6 But at the first creacion God made them man and woman. Mark 10:7 And for this thinges seke shall man leaue his father and mother, & byde by hys wyfe, Mark 10:8 and they twayne shall be one fleshe. So then are they nowe not twayne but one fleshe. Mark 10:9 Therfore what God hath coupled, let not man separate: Mark 10:10 And in the house hys discyples axed hym agayne of the matter. Mark 10:11 And he sayed vnto them: Whosoeuer putteth awaye hys wyfe and maryeth an other breaketh wedlocke to her ward Mark 10:12 And yf a woman forsake her husbande & be maryed to an other she commytteth aduoutrye.
blesseth the children that are brought unto him:
Mark 10:13 And they brought chyldren to hym, þt he should touche them. And hys disciples rebuked those that brought them. Mark 10:14 When Iesus sawe þt he was displeased, and sayed to them. Suffer the chyldren to come vnto me, and forbyd them not. For of suche is the kyngdom of God. Mark 10:15 Verely I saye vnto you: whosoeuer shall not receyue the kyngedome of God, as a chylde, he shall not enter therein. Mark 10:16 And he toke them vp in hys armes, and put hys handes vpon them and blessed them.
resolveth a rich man how he may inherit life everlasting:
Mark 10:17 And when he was come into the way, there came one runnyng and kneled to him, & axed hym: good mayster, what shall I do, that I maye enheret eternall lyfe? Mark 10:18 Iesus sayed vnto hym: why callest thou me good? There is none good but one, which is God. Mark 10:19 Thou knowest the commaundementes: breake not matrimonye: kyll not: steale not: beare not false witnes: defraude no man: honour thy father & mother. Mark 10:20 He aunswered to hym: mayster all these I haue obserued from my youth. Mark 10:21 Iesus behelde hym, and had a fauoure to him: and sayed vnto hym: one thynge is lackynge vnto the. Go and sell all that thou haste, and geue to the poore, and thou shalte haue treasure in heauen, and come and folowe me, and take vp thy crosse. Mark 10:22 But he was discomforted with that saying, and went awaye mournynge, for he had greate possessyons.
telleth his disciples of the danger of riches:
Mark 10:23 And Iesus loked rounde about, and sayed vnto hys discyples: what an harde thynge is it for them that haue rychesse, to enter into the kyngedome of God. Mark 10:24 And hys disciples were astonyed at his wordes. But Iesus answered agayne, and sayed vnto them: chyldren howe harde is it for them, that truste in rychesse, to enter into the kyngdome of God. Mark 10:25 It is easyer for a camell to go thorowe the eye of a nedle, then for a ryche man to enter into the kyngdom of God. Mark 10:26 And they were astonyed out of measure, sayinge betwene them selues: who then can be saued Mark 10:27 Iesus loked vpon them & sayde: with men it is vnpossyble, but not with God, for with God all thynges are possyble.
promiseth rewards to them that forsake any thing for the Gospel:
Mark 10:28 And Peter beganne to saye vnto hym: Lo, we haue forsaken all, and haue folowed the. Mark 10:29 Iesus aunswered and sayed: Verely I say vnto you: there is no man that forsaketh house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wyfe, other chyldren, or landes for my sake & the Gospels, Mark 10:30 which shall not receyue an hundred folde now in this lyfe: houses, & brethren and systers, and mothers, and chyldren, and landes wyth persecucyons, and in the worlde to come eternal lyfe. Mark 10:31 Many that are first, shal be last, and the laste shall be fyrste.
foretelleth his death and resurrection:
Mark 10:32 And they were in the waye goynge vnto Hierusalem. And Iesus wente before them: and they were amased, and as they folowed, they were afrayed. And Iesus toke the twelue agayne, and began to tell them what thynges shoulde happen vnto hym. Mark 10:33 Beholde, we go vp to Hierusalem and the sonne of man shalbe delyuered into the handes of the hye priestes, and vnto the Scribes: and they shall condempne hym to death, and shall delyuer hym to the gentyls: Mark 10:34 and they shal mocke him, & schourge him and spyte vpon hym, and kyl hym. And the thyrd daye he shall ryse agayne.
biddeth the two ambitious suitors to think rather of suffering with him:
Mark 10:35 And then Iames & Iohn the sons of zebede came vnto hym, sayinge: Mayster, we would that thou shouldest do for vs whatsoeuer we desyre. Mark 10:36 He sayed vnto them: what woulde ye I shoulde do vnto you? Mark 10:37 They sayed to hym: graunte vnto vs that we may sitte one on thy ryght hande, and the other on thy lifte hande, in thy glory. Mark 10:38 But Iesus sayed vnto them: Ye wote not what ye axe. Can ye drinke of the cuppe that I shall drinke of, and be baptysed in the baptime that I shalbe baptised in? Mark 10:39 And they sayde vnto hym: that we can. Iesus sayde vnto them: ye shal drinke of the cup that I shall drinke of, and be baptysed with þe baptysme that I shalbe baptysed in: Mark 10:40 but to sit on my ryght hande, and on my lift hande is not myne to geue, but to them for whom it is prepared. Mark 10:41 And when the .x. hearde that they began to dysdayne at Iames and Iohn. Mark 10:42 But Iesus called them vnto hym, and sayde to them: Ye knowe that they whiche seme to beare rule amonge the gentyls, raygne as lordes ouer them. And they that be great among them, exercyse authoritie ouer them. Mark 10:43 So shall it not be among you, but whosoeuer of you wil be great among you shalbe your minister. Mark 10:44 And whosoeuer wilbe chiefe, shalbe seruaunt vnto al. Mark 10:45 For euen the sonne of man came not to be mynystred vnto, but to minister & to geue hys lyfe for the redempcyon of many.
and restoreth to Bartimaeus his sight.
Mark 10:46 And they came to Hierico: and as he went out of Hierico with hys discyples, and a great numbre of people, Barthymeus the sonne of Chimeus whiche was blynde, sate by the hye wayes syde begginge. Mark 10:47 And when he hearde, that it was Iesus of Nazareth, he beganne to crye and to saye: Iesus the sonne of Dauid, haue mercye on me. Mark 10:48 And many rebuked him that he shoulde holde hys peace. But he cryed the more a great deale: Thou sonne of Dauid haue mercye on me. Mark 10:49 And Iesus stode styl, and commaunded hym to be called. And they called the blinde, sayinge vnto hym: Be of good comforte: ryse, he calleth the. Mark 10:50 And he threwe awaye hys clooke, and rose, and came to Iesus. Mark 10:51 And Iesus aunswered and sayde vnto hym: What wylte thou that I do vnto the. The blynde sayed vnto hym: Mayster that I myght se. Mark 10:52 Iesus sayde vnto hym: Go thy waye, thy faith hath saued the. And by and by he receyued hys sight, and folowed Iesus in the waye.