THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO
10. Curing the Dying One
2 And a certain acenturion's slave, who was highly valued by him, was ill and about to die.
3 And when he heard about Jesus, he sent to Him some elders of the Jews, requesting that He would come and 1completely heal his slave.
4 And when they came to Jesus, they entreated Him earnestly, saying, He is worthy of Your granting this to him,
5 For he loves our nation, and he himself built the asynagogue for us.
6 And Jesus went with them. But already, when He was not far from the house, the centurion sent friends, saying to Him, Lord, do anot trouble Yourself, for I am not fit for You to enter under my roof;
7 Therefore, I did not count even myself worthy to come to You. But speak a aword, and let my servant be healed.
8 For I also am a man set under authority, having soldiers under me. And I say to this one, Go, and he goes; and to another, Come, and he comes; and to my slave, Do this, and he does it.
9 And when Jesus heard these things, He marveled at him, and turning to the crowd following Him, He said, I say to you, Not even in Israel have I found such great afaith.
10 And when those who had been sent returned to the house, they found the slave in good health.
11. Showing Pity to the Weeping Widow
by Raising Up Her Only Son
by Raising Up Her Only Son
11 And 1soon afterward He went into a city called Nain, and His disciples went with Him, as well as a large crowd.
12 And as He came near the gate of the city, behold, one who had died was being carried out, an aonly son of his mother, and she was a widow; and a considerable crowd from the city was with her.
14 And He came near and touched the bier, and those carrying it stood still. And He said, Young man, to you I say, aArise.
17 And this report concerning Him went out in the whole of 1Judea and in all the surrounding region.
12. Strengthening His Forerunner
20 And the men came to Him and said, John the Baptist sent us to You, saying, Are You the Coming One, or should we expect another?
22 And He answered and said to them, Go and report to John what you have seen and heard: the ablind receive their sight, the blame walk, the clepers are cleansed and the ddeaf hear, the edead are raised, the fpoor have the gospel 1announced to them.
24 And when the messengers of John went away, He began to say to the crowds concerning John, What did you go out into the awilderness to look at? A reed shaken by the wind?
25 But what did you go out to see? A man arrayed in soft garments? Behold, those who live in splendid apparel and luxury are in royal palaces.
26 But what did you go out to see? A aprophet? Yes, I say to you, and much more than a prophet.
27 This is he concerning whom it is written, a"Behold, I send My messenger before Your face, who will prepare Your way before You.''
28 I say to you, Among those born of women there is no one greater than John, yet he who is least in the akingdom of God is greater than he.
31 And Jesus said, To what then shall I liken the men of this generation, and what are they like?
32 They are like little children sitting in the amarketplace and calling to one another, who say, We have played the flute to you, and you did not dance; we have sung a dirge, and you did not weep.
35 Yet wisdom is justified by all her children.
13. Forgiving Sinners
36 Now a certain one of the Pharisees asked Him to aeat with him. And He entered into the Pharisee's house and reclined at table.
38 And she stood behind Him at His feet weeping and began to wet His feet with her tears and wiped them with the 1ahair of her head, and she kissed His feet 2affectionately and anointed them with the 3ointment.
39 But when the aPharisee who had invited Him saw this, he said within himself, This man, 1if He were a bprophet, would know cwho and what sort of woman this is who is touching Him, because she is a sinner.
40 And Jesus 1answered and said to him, Simon, I have something to say to you. And he said, Teacher, say it.
43 Simon answered and said, I suppose the one whom he graciously forgave the more. And He said to him, You have judged correctly.
44 And turning to the woman, He said to Simon, Do you see this woman? I entered into your house; you did not 1give Me water for My afeet, but she, with her tears, has wet My feet and with her hair has wiped them.
45 You did not give Me a akiss, but she, from the time I entered, has not stopped kissing My feet affectionately.
46 You did not anoint My head with aoil, but she has anointed My feet with ointment.