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Matthew 14


Mat 14:1 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard the news about Jesus,
Mat 14:2 and said to his servants," This is John the Baptist; he has risen from the dead, and that is why miraculous powers are at work in him."
Mat 14:3 For when Herod had John arrested, he bound him and put him in prison because of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip.
Mat 14:4 For John had been saying to him," It is not lawful for you to have her."
Mat 14:5 Although Herod wanted to put him to death, he feared the crowd, because they regarded John as a prophet.
Mat 14:6 But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod,
Mat 14:7 so much that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked.
Mat 14:8 Having been prompted by her mother, she said," Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptist."
Mat 14:9 Although he was grieved, the king commanded it to be given because of his oaths, and because of his dinner guests.
Mat 14:10 He sent and had John beheaded in the prison.
Mat 14:11 And his head was brought on a platter and given to the girl, and she brought it to her mother.
Mat 14:12 His disciples came and took away the body and buried it; and they went and reported to Jesus.
Mat 14:13 Now when Jesus heard about John, He withdrew from there in a boat to a secluded place by Himself; and when the people heard of this, they followed Him on foot from the cities.
Mat 14:14 When He went ashore, He saw a large crowd, and felt compassion for them and healed their sick.
Mat 14:15 When it was evening, the disciples came to Him and said," This place is desolate and the hour is already late; so send the crowds away, that they may go into the villages and buy food for themselves."
Mat 14:16 But Jesus said to them," They do not need to go away; you give them something to eat!"
Mat 14:17 They said to Him," We have here only five loaves and two fish."
Mat 14:18 And He said," Bring them here to Me."
Mat 14:19 Ordering the people to sit down on the grass, He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up toward heaven, He blessed the food, and breaking the loaves He gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds,
Mat 14:20 and they all ate and were satisfied. They picked up what was left over of the broken pieces, twelve full baskets.
Mat 14:21 There were about five thousand men who ate, besides women and children.
Mat 14:22 Immediately He made the disciples get into the boat and go ahead of Him to the other side, while He sent the crowds away.
Mat 14:23 After He had sent the crowds away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray; and when it was evening, He was there alone.
Mat 14:24 But the boat was already a long distance from the land, battered by the waves; for the wind was contrary.
Mat 14:25 And in the fourth watch of the night He came to them, walking on the sea.
Mat 14:26 When the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they were terrified, and said," It is a ghost!" And they cried out in fear.
Mat 14:27 But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying," Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid."
Mat 14:28 Peter said to Him," Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water."
Mat 14:29 And He said," Come!" And Peter got out of the boat, and walked on the water and came toward Jesus.
Mat 14:30 But seeing the wind, he became frightened, and beginning to sink, he cried out," Lord, save me!"
Mat 14:31 Immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and took hold of him, and said to him," You of little faith, why did you doubt?"
Mat 14:32 When they got into the boat, the wind stopped.
Mat 14:33 And those who were in the boat worshiped Him, saying," You are certainly God's Son!"
Mat 14:34 When they had crossed over, they came to land at Gennesaret.
Mat 14:35 And when the men of that place recognized Him, they sent word into all that surrounding district and brought to Him all who were sick;
Mat 14:36 and they implored Him that they might just touch the fringe of His cloak; and as many as touched it were cured.


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Mat 14:1 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus, (kjv) Mat 14:1 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard the news about Jesus, Mat 14:1 ἐν ἐκείνῳ τῶ καιρῶ ἤκουσεν ἡρῴδης ὁ τετραάρχης τὴν ἀκοὴν ἰησοῦ,
Mat 14:2 And said unto his servants, This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead; and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him. (kjv) Mat 14:2 and said to his servants," This is John the Baptist; he has risen from the dead, and that is why miraculous powers are at work in him." Mat 14:2 καὶ εἶπεν τοῖς παισὶν αὐτοῦ, οὖτός ἐστιν ἰωάννης ὁ βαπτιστής· αὐτὸς ἠγέρθη ἀπὸ τῶν νεκρῶν, καὶ διὰ τοῦτο αἱ δυνάμεις ἐνεργοῦσιν ἐν αὐτῶ.
Mat 14:3 For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife. (kjv) Mat 14:3 For when Herod had John arrested, he bound him and put him in prison because of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip. Mat 14:3 ὁ γὰρ ἡρῴδης κρατήσας τὸν ἰωάννην ἔδησεν [αὐτὸν] καὶ ἐν φυλακῇ ἀπέθετο διὰ ἡρῳδιάδα τὴν γυναῖκα φιλίππου τοῦ ἀδελφοῦ αὐτοῦ·
Mat 14:4 For John said unto him, It is not lawful for thee to have her. (kjv) Mat 14:4 For John had been saying to him," It is not lawful for you to have her." Mat 14:4 ἔλεγεν γὰρ ὁ ἰωάννης αὐτῶ, οὐκ ἔξεστίν σοι ἔχειν αὐτήν.
Mat 14:5 And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet. (kjv) Mat 14:5 Although Herod wanted to put him to death, he feared the crowd, because they regarded John as a prophet. Mat 14:5 καὶ θέλων αὐτὸν ἀποκτεῖναι ἐφοβήθη τὸν ὄχλον, ὅτι ὡς προφήτην αὐτὸν εἶχον.
Mat 14:6 But when Herod's birthday was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod. (kjv) Mat 14:6 But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod, Mat 14:6 γενεσίοις δὲ γενομένοις τοῦ ἡρῴδου ὠρχήσατο ἡ θυγάτηρ τῆς ἡρῳδιάδος ἐν τῶ μέσῳ καὶ ἤρεσεν τῶ ἡρῴδῃ,
Mat 14:7 Whereupon he promised with an oath to give her whatsoever she would ask. (kjv) Mat 14:7 so much that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked. Mat 14:7 ὅθεν μεθ᾽ ὅρκου ὡμολόγησεν αὐτῇ δοῦναι ὃ ἐὰν αἰτήσηται.
Mat 14:8 And she, being before instructed of her mother, said, Give me here John Baptist's head in a charger. (kjv) Mat 14:8 Having been prompted by her mother, she said," Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptist." Mat 14:8 ἡ δὲ προβιβασθεῖσα ὑπὸ τῆς μητρὸς αὐτῆς, δός μοι, φησίν, ὧδε ἐπὶ πίνακι τὴν κεφαλὴν ἰωάννου τοῦ βαπτιστοῦ.
Mat 14:9 And the king was sorry: nevertheless for the oath's sake, and them which sat with him at meat, he commanded it to be given her. (kjv) Mat 14:9 Although he was grieved, the king commanded it to be given because of his oaths, and because of his dinner guests. Mat 14:9 καὶ λυπηθεὶς ὁ βασιλεὺς διὰ τοὺς ὅρκους καὶ τοὺς συνανακειμένους ἐκέλευσεν δοθῆναι,
Mat 14:10 And he sent, and beheaded John in the prison. (kjv) Mat 14:10 He sent and had John beheaded in the prison. Mat 14:10 καὶ πέμψας ἀπεκεφάλισεν [τὸν] ἰωάννην ἐν τῇ φυλακῇ·
Mat 14:11 And his head was brought in a charger, and given to the damsel: and she brought it to her mother. (kjv) Mat 14:11 And his head was brought on a platter and given to the girl, and she brought it to her mother. Mat 14:11 καὶ ἠνέχθη ἡ κεφαλὴ αὐτοῦ ἐπὶ πίνακι καὶ ἐδόθη τῶ κορασίῳ, καὶ ἤνεγκεν τῇ μητρὶ αὐτῆς.
Mat 14:12 And his disciples came, and took up the body, and buried it, and went and told Jesus. (kjv) Mat 14:12 His disciples came and took away the body and buried it; and they went and reported to Jesus. Mat 14:12 καὶ προσελθόντες οἱ μαθηταὶ αὐτοῦ ἦραν τὸ πτῶμα καὶ ἔθαψαν αὐτό[ν], καὶ ἐλθόντες ἀπήγγειλαν τῶ ἰησοῦ.
Mat 14:13 When Jesus heard of it, he departed thence by ship into a desert place apart: and when the people had heard thereof, they followed him on foot out of the cities. (kjv) Mat 14:13 Now when Jesus heard about John, He withdrew from there in a boat to a secluded place by Himself; and when the people heard of this, they followed Him on foot from the cities. Mat 14:13 ἀκούσας δὲ ὁ ἰησοῦς ἀνεχώρησεν ἐκεῖθεν ἐν πλοίῳ εἰς ἔρημον τόπον κατ᾽ ἰδίαν· καὶ ἀκούσαντες οἱ ὄχλοι ἠκολούθησαν αὐτῶ πεζῇ ἀπὸ τῶν πόλεων.
Mat 14:14 And Jesus went forth, and saw a great multitude, and was moved with compassion toward them, and he healed their sick. (kjv) Mat 14:14 When He went ashore, He saw a large crowd, and felt compassion for them and healed their sick. Mat 14:14 καὶ ἐξελθὼν εἶδεν πολὺν ὄχλον, καὶ ἐσπλαγχνίσθη ἐπ᾽ αὐτοῖς καὶ ἐθεράπευσεν τοὺς ἀρρώστους αὐτῶν.
Mat 14:15 And when it was evening, his disciples came to him, saying, This is a desert place, and the time is now past; send the multitude away, that they may go into the villages, and buy themselves victuals. (kjv) Mat 14:15 When it was evening, the disciples came to Him and said," This place is desolate and the hour is already late; so send the crowds away, that they may go into the villages and buy food for themselves." Mat 14:15 ὀψίας δὲ γενομένης προσῆλθον αὐτῶ οἱ μαθηταὶ λέγοντες, ἔρημός ἐστιν ὁ τόπος καὶ ἡ ὥρα ἤδη παρῆλθεν· ἀπόλυσον τοὺς ὄχλους, ἵνα ἀπελθόντες εἰς τὰς κώμας ἀγοράσωσιν ἑαυτοῖς βρώματα.
Mat 14:16 But Jesus said unto them, They need not depart; give ye them to eat. (kjv) Mat 14:16 But Jesus said to them," They do not need to go away; you give them something to eat!" Mat 14:16 ὁ δὲ [ἰησοῦς] εἶπεν αὐτοῖς, οὐ χρείαν ἔχουσιν ἀπελθεῖν· δότε αὐτοῖς ὑμεῖς φαγεῖν.
Mat 14:17 And they say unto him, We have here but five loaves, and two fishes. (kjv) Mat 14:17 They said to Him," We have here only five loaves and two fish." Mat 14:17 οἱ δὲ λέγουσιν αὐτῶ, οὐκ ἔχομεν ὧδε εἰ μὴ πέντε ἄρτους καὶ δύο ἰχθύας.
Mat 14:18 He said, Bring them hither to me. (kjv) Mat 14:18 And He said," Bring them here to Me." Mat 14:18 ὁ δὲ εἶπεν, φέρετέ μοι ὧδε αὐτούς.
Mat 14:19 And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass, and took the five loaves, and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, and brake, and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude. (kjv) Mat 14:19 Ordering the people to sit down on the grass, He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up toward heaven, He blessed the food, and breaking the loaves He gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds, Mat 14:19 καὶ κελεύσας τοὺς ὄχλους ἀνακλιθῆναι ἐπὶ τοῦ χόρτου, λαβὼν τοὺς πέντε ἄρτους καὶ τοὺς δύο ἰχθύας, ἀναβλέψας εἰς τὸν οὐρανὸν εὐλόγησεν καὶ κλάσας ἔδωκεν τοῖς μαθηταῖς τοὺς ἄρτους οἱ δὲ μαθηταὶ τοῖς ὄχλοις.
Mat 14:20 And they did all eat, and were filled: and they took up of the fragments that remained twelve baskets full. (kjv) Mat 14:20 and they all ate and were satisfied. They picked up what was left over of the broken pieces, twelve full baskets. Mat 14:20 καὶ ἔφαγον πάντες καὶ ἐχορτάσθησαν, καὶ ἦραν τὸ περισσεῦον τῶν κλασμάτων δώδεκα κοφίνους πλήρεις.
Mat 14:21 And they that had eaten were about five thousand men, beside women and children. (kjv) Mat 14:21 There were about five thousand men who ate, besides women and children. Mat 14:21 οἱ δὲ ἐσθίοντες ἦσαν ἄνδρες ὡσεὶ πεντακισχίλιοι χωρὶς γυναικῶν καὶ παιδίων.
Mat 14:22 And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship, and to go before him unto the other side, while he sent the multitudes away. (kjv) Mat 14:22 Immediately He made the disciples get into the boat and go ahead of Him to the other side, while He sent the crowds away. Mat 14:22 καὶ εὐθέως ἠνάγκασεν τοὺς μαθητὰς ἐμβῆναι εἰς τὸ πλοῖον καὶ προάγειν αὐτὸν εἰς τὸ πέραν, ἕως οὖ ἀπολύσῃ τοὺς ὄχλους.
Mat 14:23 And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone. (kjv) Mat 14:23 After He had sent the crowds away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray; and when it was evening, He was there alone. Mat 14:23 καὶ ἀπολύσας τοὺς ὄχλους ἀνέβη εἰς τὸ ὄρος κατ᾽ ἰδίαν προσεύξασθαι. ὀψίας δὲ γενομένης μόνος ἦν ἐκεῖ.
Mat 14:24 But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary. (kjv) Mat 14:24 But the boat was already a long distance from the land, battered by the waves; for the wind was contrary. Mat 14:24 τὸ δὲ πλοῖον ἤδη σταδίους πολλοὺς ἀπὸ τῆς γῆς ἀπεῖχεν, βασανιζόμενον ὑπὸ τῶν κυμάτων, ἦν γὰρ ἐναντίος ὁ ἄνεμος.
Mat 14:25 And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea. (kjv) Mat 14:25 And in the fourth watch of the night He came to them, walking on the sea. Mat 14:25 τετάρτῃ δὲ φυλακῇ τῆς νυκτὸς ἦλθεν πρὸς αὐτοὺς περιπατῶν ἐπὶ τὴν θάλασσαν.
Mat 14:26 And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a spirit; and they cried out for fear. (kjv) Mat 14:26 When the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they were terrified, and said," It is a ghost!" And they cried out in fear. Mat 14:26 οἱ δὲ μαθηταὶ ἰδόντες αὐτὸν ἐπὶ τῆς θαλάσσης περιπατοῦντα ἐταράχθησαν λέγοντες ὅτι φάντασμά ἐστιν, καὶ ἀπὸ τοῦ φόβου ἔκραξαν.
Mat 14:27 But straightway Jesus spake unto them, saying, Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid. (kjv) Mat 14:27 But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying," Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid." Mat 14:27 εὐθὺς δὲ ἐλάλησεν [ὁ ἰησοῦς] αὐτοῖς λέγων, θαρσεῖτε, ἐγώ εἰμι· μὴ φοβεῖσθε.
Mat 14:28 And Peter answered him and said, Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee on the water. (kjv) Mat 14:28 Peter said to Him," Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water." Mat 14:28 ἀποκριθεὶς δὲ αὐτῶ ὁ πέτρος εἶπεν, κύριε, εἰ σὺ εἶ, κέλευσόν με ἐλθεῖν πρὸς σὲ ἐπὶ τὰ ὕδατα·
Mat 14:29 And he said, Come. And when Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water, to go to Jesus. (kjv) Mat 14:29 And He said," Come!" And Peter got out of the boat, and walked on the water and came toward Jesus. Mat 14:29 ὁ δὲ εἶπεν, ἐλθέ. καὶ καταβὰς ἀπὸ τοῦ πλοίου [ὁ] πέτρος περιεπάτησεν ἐπὶ τὰ ὕδατα καὶ ἦλθεν πρὸς τὸν ἰησοῦν.
Mat 14:30 But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me. (kjv) Mat 14:30 But seeing the wind, he became frightened, and beginning to sink, he cried out," Lord, save me!" Mat 14:30 βλέπων δὲ τὸν ἄνεμον [ἰσχυρὸν] ἐφοβήθη, καὶ ἀρξάμενος καταποντίζεσθαι ἔκραξεν λέγων, κύριε, σῶσόν με.
Mat 14:31 And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt? (kjv) Mat 14:31 Immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and took hold of him, and said to him," You of little faith, why did you doubt?" Mat 14:31 εὐθέως δὲ ὁ ἰησοῦς ἐκτείνας τὴν χεῖρα ἐπελάβετο αὐτοῦ καὶ λέγει αὐτῶ, ὀλιγόπιστε, εἰς τί ἐδίστασας;
Mat 14:32 And when they were come into the ship, the wind ceased. (kjv) Mat 14:32 When they got into the boat, the wind stopped. Mat 14:32 καὶ ἀναβάντων αὐτῶν εἰς τὸ πλοῖον ἐκόπασεν ὁ ἄνεμος.
Mat 14:33 Then they that were in the ship came and worshipped him, saying, Of a truth thou art the Son of God. (kjv) Mat 14:33 And those who were in the boat worshiped Him, saying," You are certainly God's Son!" Mat 14:33 οἱ δὲ ἐν τῶ πλοίῳ προσεκύνησαν αὐτῶ λέγοντες, ἀληθῶς θεοῦ υἱὸς εἶ.
Mat 14:34 And when they were gone over, they came into the land of Gennesaret. (kjv) Mat 14:34 When they had crossed over, they came to land at Gennesaret. Mat 14:34 καὶ διαπεράσαντες ἦλθον ἐπὶ τὴν γῆν εἰς γεννησαρέτ.
Mat 14:35 And when the men of that place had knowledge of him, they sent out into all that country round about, and brought unto him all that were diseased; (kjv) Mat 14:35 And when the men of that place recognized Him, they sent word into all that surrounding district and brought to Him all who were sick; Mat 14:35 καὶ ἐπιγνόντες αὐτὸν οἱ ἄνδρες τοῦ τόπου ἐκείνου ἀπέστειλαν εἰς ὅλην τὴν περίχωρον ἐκείνην, καὶ προσήνεγκαν αὐτῶ πάντας τοὺς κακῶς ἔχοντας,
Mat 14:36 And besought him that they might only touch the hem of his garment: and as many as touched were made perfectly whole.(kjv) Mat 14:36 and they implored Him that they might just touch the fringe of His cloak; and as many as touched it were cured. Mat 14:36 καὶ παρεκάλουν αὐτὸν ἵνα μόνον ἅψωνται τοῦ κρασπέδου τοῦ ἱματίου αὐτοῦ· καὶ ὅσοι ἥψαντο διεσώθησαν.

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