Matthew 9:1 Then he entred into a shyppe & passed ouer and came into his owne citie.
Christ curing the sick of the palsy,
Matthew 9:2 And, lo thei brought to him a man sycke of the palsye, lyinge in his bedde. And when Iesus sawe þe faith of them he said to þe sick of þe palsie sonne be of good chere, thy sinnes be forgeuen the. Matthew 9:3 And beholde certayne of þe scribes sayd in them selues, thys man blasphemeth. Matthew 9:4 And when Iesus sawe theyr thoughtes, he sayed: wherfor thinke ye euill in your hertes? Matthew 9:5 Whether is easyer to saye, thy synnes be forgeuen the, or to saye: aryse and walke? Matthew 9:6 That ye maye knowe that the sonne of man hath power to forgeue synnes in earth: then sayed he vnto the sicke of the palsie: aryse, take vp thy bed, and go home to thyne house. Matthew 9:7 And he arose and departed to hys owne house. Matthew 9:8 And when the people sawe it, they marueyled & glorifyed God whiche hath geuen suche power to men.
calleth Matthew from the receipt of custom,
Matthew 9:9 And as Iesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man syt receyuyng of custome named Mathew, and sayd to hym: folow me.
eateth with publicans and sinners,
Matthew 9:10 And he arose and folowed hym. And it came to passe, as he sate at meat in the house: beholde many Publicans, and synners came and sate doune also with Iesus and hys disciples. Matthew 9:11 When the Phariseis sawe that, they sayed to hys disciples: why eateth your master with Publicans and synners? Matthew 9:12 When Iesus heard that he sayed vnto them: The whole neade not the Phisicion, but they that are sicke. Matthew 9:13 Go, and learne, what that meaneth: I haue pleasure in mercye, & not in offerynge. For I am not come to cal the ryghtuouse but the synners to repentaunce.
defendeth his disciples for not fasting,
Matthew 9:14 Then came the disciples of Iohn to hym saying: why do we and the Pharises fast ofte: but thy disciples fast not? Matthew 9:15 And Iesus sayd vnto them. Can the weddyng children morne as long as the bridegrome is with them? The tyme will come when the bridegrome shalbe taken from them, and then shal they faste: Matthew 9:16 No man peceth an olde garment with a pece of newe clothe. For then taketh he awaye the pece agayne from the garment, and the rente is made greater. Matthew 9:17 Nether do men put newe wyne into olde vessels, for then the vessels breake and the wyne runneth out, and the vessels peryshe. But they poure newe wyne into newe vessels, and so are both saued together.
Matthew 9:18 Whyles he thus spake vnto them, behold there came a certaine rueler, and worshipped him sayinge my doughter is euen now dyseased, but come and lay thy hand on her, and she shall lyue. Matthew 9:19 And Iesus arose and folowed him with his disciples.
cureth the bloody issue,
Matthew 9:20 And beholde, a woman which was diseased with an issue of bloude .xij. yeres, came behinde him and touched the hem of his vesture. Matthew 9:21 For she said in her selfe: if I maye touche but euen his vesture only, I shalbe safe. Matthew 9:22 Then Iesus tourned him about, & behelde her saynge: Doughter be of good comforth, thy faith hath made the safe. And she was made whole euen that same houre.
raiseth from death Jairus' daughter,
Matthew 9:23 And when Iesus came into the rulers house, and sawe the ministrels and the people raginge, Matthew 9:24 he sayd vnto them: Get you hence, for the mayde is not dead, but slepeth. And they laughed him to scorne. Matthew 9:25 Assone as the people were put forth, he went in and toke her by the hande, and the mayde arose. Matthew 9:26 And this was noysed through out all that lande.
giveth sight to two blind men,
Matthew 9:27 And as Iesus departed thence, two blinde men folowed hym cryinge and sayinge: O thou sonne of Dauid haue mercy on vs. Matthew 9:28 And when he was come into the house, the blynde came to him. And Iesus saide vnto them: Beleue ye that I am able to do this? And they sayde vnto him: ye Lorde. Matthew 9:29 Then touched he their eyes, sayinge: accordinge to your fayth, be it vnto you. Matthew 9:30 And their eyes were opened. And Iesus charged them sayinge: Se that no man knowe of it. Matthew 9:31 But they assone as they were departed, spred abrode his name through out all the lande.
healeth a dumb man possessed of a devil,
Matthew 9:32 As they were come out behold, a domme man possessed of a deuil, was brought to him. Matthew 9:33 And as sone as the deuyl was cast out, the domme spake: And the people meruayled: sayinge: it was neuer so sene in Israell. Matthew 9:34 But the pharyseis sayed: he casteth out deuils, by the power of the chiefe deuyl. Matthew 9:35 And Iesus went aboute all cytyes and tounes, teachinge in their synagoges and preachinge the gladde tidinges of the kingdome, and healinge all maner sicknes and disease amonge the people.
and hath compassion of the multitude.
Matthew 9:36 But when he sawe the people, he had compassyon on them, because they were pyned awaye, and scattred abroad, euen as shepe hauinge no shepeherde. Matthew 9:37 Then sayde he to his disciples: the herueste is greate, but the labourers are fewe. Matthew 9:38 Wherfore pray the Lord of the haruest to send forth labourers into his haruest.