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$ 25. Jesus goes to Nazareth,
where he preserves his life by
miracle ; and then fixes his dwell-
ing at Capernaum.

15 And he taught in their sy-
nagogues, being glorified of all.

16 | And he came to Nazareth,* where he had been brought up: and as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath-day, and stood up for to read.

17 And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Esaias. And when he had opened the book he found the place where it was written,

18 The spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor: he hath sent me to heal the broken-hearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised.

19 To preach the acceptable year of the Lord.

20 And he closed the book, and he gave it again to the minister, and sat down. And the eyes of all them that were in the synagogue were fastened on him.

21 And he began to say unto them, This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears.

22 And all bare him witness, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth. And they said, Is not this Joseph's son?

23 And he said unto them, Ye will surely say unto me this

proverb, Physician, heal thyself: whatsoever we have heard done * Place... Nazareth.

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in Capernaum, do also here in
thy country.

24 And he said, Verily I say
unto you, No prophet is accept-
ed in his own country.

25 But I tell you of a truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three


and six months, when great famine was throughout all the land;

26 But unto none of them was Elias sent; save unto Sarepta, a city of Sidon, unto a woman that was a widow.

27 And many lepers were in Israel in the time of Eliseus the prophet; and none of them was cleansed, saving, Naaman the Syrian.

28 And all hey in the synagogue, when hey heard these things were filled with wrath.

29 And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill (whereon their city was built that they might cast him down headlong.

30 But he passing through the midst of them, went his way;

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13 And leaving
Nazareth, he came

31 And came and dwelt in Car

down to Caper: pernaum, wbich is

naumt a city of

in the borders of:
Zabulon and
Nephthalim :

14 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying,

15 The land of Zabulon, and the land of Nephthalim, by the way of the

sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles

16 The people which sat in darkness, saw

great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death, light in sprung up."

$ 26. The call of Simon and An

drew, and like-

wise of Fames and
John; with the
miracle which pre-
ceded it.

C. V.
AND it came
to pass that, as the
people pressed up-
on him to hear the

word of God 18 | And Jesus, 16 Now as he

he walking by the sea walked by the stood by the lake of Galilee, * sea of Galilee, of Gennesaret,

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The Sea of Galilee. I † Place...Capernaam.





CHAP V. saw

he saw 2 And saw two,

ships standing by
the lake : but the
fishermen were
gone out of them,
and were washing

their nets.
two brethren,
Simon called Pe.

Simon, ter, and Andrew and Andrew his his brother, brother,

3 And he entered into one of the ships, which was Simon's, and prayed him that he would thrust out a little from the land. And he sat

down, and
taught the people
out of the ship:

4 Now, when
he had left speak. -
ing, he said unto
Simon, Launch
out into the deep,
and let down your
nets for a draught.

5 And Simon answering, said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless, at thy word, I will let

down the net. casting a net in- casting a net into the sea : * for to the sea : for they were fishers. theywere fishers.

6 And when they had this done, they'inclosed a great multitude of fishes: and their net brake.





7 And they beck-
oned unto their
partners which
were in the other
ship that they
should come and
help them. And
they came and fill-
ed both the ships,
so that they began
to sink.

8 When Simon
Peter saw it, he
fell down at Jesus'
knees, saying, De-
part from me ; for
I am a sinful man,
O Lord.

9 For he was astonished, and all that

with him at the draught of the fishes which they had taken:

io And so was also James and John, the sons of Zebedee, which were partners with

Simon. 19 And he saith 17 And Jesus

And Jesus said unto them, said unto them,

unto Simon, Fear

not, Follow

after me, and I will me, and I will make you fishers make you to be- from henceforth

come fishers thou shalt catch of men.

men. 20 And they 18 And straightstraightway left way they forsook their

nets, and their nets, and folfollowed him. lowed him.

21 And going 19 And when on from thence he he had gone a litsaw other two bre- tle farther thence, thren, James the he saw James the son of Zebedee, son of Zebedee,

Come ye

of men.

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