The transfiguration of Christ.
Matthew 17:1 And after .vi. dayes Iesus toke Peter and Iames and Ihon his brother, and broughte them vp into an hygh mountayne oute of the waye, Matthew 17:2 and was transfigured before them, and his face did shyne as the sunne and hys clothes were as whyte as the light: Matthew 17:3 & behold there appeared vnto theim Moyses & Helyas, talkyng with hym. Matthew 17:4 Then aunswered Peter and sayd to Iesus: master here is good beyng for vs. If thou wilt, let vs make here thre tabernacles, one for the, & one for Moses, and one for Helyas. Matthew 17:5 Whyle he yet speake, beholde a bryght cloude shadowed theim. And beholde there came a voyce out of the cloude, sayinge: this is my deare sonne, in whome I delite heare hym. Matthew 17:6 And when the disciples hearde that, they fell on theyr faces and were soore afrayed. Matthew 17:7 And Iesus came and touched them, and saide: arise and be not afrayed. Matthew 17:8 And when they loked vp, they sawe no man saue Iesus onely. Matthew 17:9 And as they came doune from the mountayne, Iesus charged them sayinge: se that ye shewe the vision to noman, vntyll the sonne of man be rysen agayne from death. Matthew 17:10 And hys disciples axed of hym saying: Why then say the Scribes, that Helyas must first come? Matthew 17:11 Iesus aunswered and sayde vnto them Helias shall first come and restore all thynges. Matthew 17:12 And I say vnto you that Helyas is come already, and they knewe hym not: but haue done vnto hym whatsoeuer they lusted. In lykewise shal also the sonne of man suffer of them. Matthew 17:13 Then the disciples perceiued that he spake vnto them of Ihon Baptist.
He healeth the lunatick,
Matthew 17:14 And when they were come to the people, there came to hym a certayne man, and kneled doune to hym, and sayde: Matthew 17:15 Master haue mercy on my sonne for he is francticke, and is sore vexed. For ofte tymes he falleth into the fire: and ofte into the water. Matthew 17:16 And I broughte hym to thy disciples, and thei could not heale him. Matthew 17:17 Iesus aunswered and sayde: O generation faythles and croked: howe longe shall I be wt you? how longe shal I suffre you? bryng him hydder to me. Matthew 17:18 And Iesus rebuked the deuel, & he came out of hym. And the chylde was healed euen that same houre. Matthew 17:19 Then came the disciples to Iesus secretly and sayd: Why coulde not we cast hym out? Matthew 17:20 Iesus sayd vnto them: Because of your vnbelefe. For I saye verely vnto you: if ye hadde faith as a grayn of a mustard seede, ye should say vnto thys mountayne, remoue hence too yonder place, and it shoulde remoue, neyther shoulde any thyng be impossible for you too do. Matthew 17:21 Howe be it this kynde goeth not out, but by prayer and fastynge.
foretelleth his own passion,
Matthew 17:22 As they passed the tyme in Galile, Iesus sayde vnto them: the sonne of man shalbe betrayed into the handes of men, Matthew 17:23 and they shall kyll hym, and the thyrde daye he shall ryse agayne. And they sorowed greatly.
and payeth tribute.
Matthew 17:24 And when they were come to Capernaum they that were wont to gadre poll money, came to Peter and sayde: Doeth your master paye tribute? Matthew 17:25 He sayd: yea. And when he was come into the house. Iesus spake fyrst to him, sayinge: What thinkest thou Simon? of whom do the kynges of the earth take tribute or pol money? of their chyldren, or of straungers? Matthew 17:26 Peter sayde vnto hym: of straungers. Then sayde Iesus vnto hym agayne: Then are the chyldren fre. Matthew 17:27 Neuerthelesse, lest we should offende them: go to the sea and caste in thyne angel, and take the fish that first cometh vp: & when thou hast opened hys mouth, thou shalt fynde a pece of twenty pence: that take and paye for me and the.