Modern Literal Version
[Matthew 8]

     {Mat 8:1, 8:5-13 & Luk 7:1-10 Capernaum.}

     8:1 Now he came down from the mountain; large crowds followed him.

     {Mar 1:40-45 & Mat 8:2-4 & Luk 5:12-16.}

     8:2 And behold, a leper came to him, was worshiping him, saying, Lord, if you are willing, you are able to cleanse me.

     8:3 And Jesus, having stretched out his hand, touched him, saying, I am willing; be cleansed. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed. 8:4 And Jesus says to him, See that you speak to no one, but go, show yourself to the priest and offer the gift that Moses commanded, *for a testimony to them.{Lev 13:49, 14:2-4}

     {Mat 8:1, 8:5-13 & Luk 7:1-10 Capernaum.}

     8:5 Now when* Jesus entered into Capernaum, a centurion came to him, pleading with him, 8:6 and saying, Lord, my young-servant, a paralytic, has been put in the house, terribly tormented.

     8:7 And Jesus says to him, I will come and will heal him.

     8:8 And the centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not sufficient that* you should come under my roof, but only speak by word and my young-servant will be healed. 8:9 For* I am a man also under authority, having soldiers under me and I say to this one, Travel on and he travels on, and to another, Come and he comes, and to my bondservant, Do this and he does it.

     8:10 Now when* Jesus heard it, he marveled and said to those who followed, Assuredly I am saying to youĎ, I have not found so-great a faith, not even in Israel. 8:11But I am saying to youĎ, that many will be coming from the east and the west, and will be reclining with Abraham and Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of the heavens; 8:12but the sons of the kingdom will be cast out into the outer darknessС the weeping and the gnashing of teeth will be there.8:13 Now Jesus said to the centurion,Go, and as you have believed, let it happen for you. And his young-servant was healed in that hour.

     {Mar 1:29-34 & Mat 8:14-17 & Luk 4:38-41 Capernaum.}

     8:14 And when* Jesus had come into Peter's house, he saw that his mother-in-law had been put in bed and fevered. 8:15 And he touched her hand and the fever left her, and she arose and was serving him. 8:16 Now when* it became evening, they brought to him many demon-possessed and he cast out the spirits by word and healed all who were ill; 8:17*that what was spoken through Isaiah the prophet might be fulfilled, saying, 'He himself took our weaknesses and bears our diseases.' {Isa 53:4}

     {Mar 4:35-41 & Mat:8:18-27 & Luk 8:22-25 Sea of Galilee.}

     8:18 Now when* Jesus saw large crowds around him, he gave commands to go away beyond-thatarea. 8:19 And one scribe came to him, and said, Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go.

     8:20 And Jesus says to him, The foxes have burrows and the birds of the heaven have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere he may bow his head.

     8:21 Now a different one of his disciples said to him, Lord, permit me first to go away and bury my father.

     8:22 But Jesus said to him, Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead.

     8:23 And having stepped into the ship, his disciples followed him. 8:24 And behold, a great squall happened in the sea, so-that the ship was hidden by the waves, but he was sleeping. 8:25 And the disciples came to him and aroused him, saying, Save us Lord! We are perishing!

     8:26 And he says to them, Why are youĎ cowardly? YouĎ of small faith! Then he arose and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there became a great calm.

     8:27 Now the men marveled, saying, What sort of man is this, that even the winds and the sea are obeying* him?

     {Mar 5:1-21 & Mat 8:28-34 & Luk 8:26-40 Gergesa.}

     8:28 And he came to the area beyond-that into the region of the Gergesenes, two demon-possessedmen met him, coming forth out of the tombs, exceedingly fierce, so-that not anyone was strong-enough to pass through that way. 8:29 And behold, they cried out, saying, What is this thing with us and with you, Jesus, Son of God? Have you come here to torment us before the time? 8:30 Now a herd of many swine was being fed from afar, away from them. 8:31 And the demons were pleading with him, saying, If you cast us out, permit us to go away into the herd of swine.

     8:32 And he said to them, GoĎ away! Now they came out and went into the herd of swine and behold, all the herd of swine rushed down the cliff into the sea and died in the waters. 8:33 Now those who are feeding them fled and went away into the city and reported all things and what had happened to those who were demon-possessed. 8:34 And behold, all the city came out *for a meeting with Jesus and when* they saw him, they pleaded with him*that he should proceed from their borders.

Modern Literal Version Preface & Appendix , copyright 1987, 1999, 2013 by G. Allen Walker for the MLV New Testament Committee.
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