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Mark Chapter 9

Mark 9:1 And He said to them, truthfully, I say to you, that there are some of them that stand here, who will not taste death, until they see the kingdom of God having come in power.

Mark 9:2 Now after six days Jesus takes with him Peter, and James, and John, and leads them up to a high mountain apart by themselves: and He was transfigured before them.

Mark 9:3 His clothing became shining, exceedingly white as snow; so, as no bleach on earth can whiten them.

Mark 9:4 Then there appeared to them Elijah with Moses: and they were talking with Jesus.

Mark 9:5 So Peter answered and said to Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for You, and one for Moses, and one for Elijah.

Mark 9:6 For he did not know what to say; for they were intensely afraid.

Mark 9:7 Then there was a cloud that overshadowed them: and a voice came out of the cloud, saying, this is My beloved Son: listen to Him.

Mark 9:8 Suddenly, when they had looked around, they saw no man anymore, except Jesus only with themselves.

Mark 9:9 Now as they came down from the mountain, He charged them that they should tell no one what things they had seen, until the Son of man had risen from the dead.

Mark 9:10 So they kept that saying among themselves, questioning one another what rising from the dead should mean.

Mark 9:11 Then they asked Him, and said, why do the scribes say that Elijah must first come?

Mark 9:12 Then He answered and told them, Elijah indeed is coming first, and restores all things; and how it is written of the Son of man, that He must suffer many things, and be despised.

Mark 9:13 But I say to you, that Elijah has indeed come, and they have done to him whatever they desired, as it is written of him.

Mark 9:14 When He came to His disciples, He saw a great multitude around them, and the scribes arguing with them.

Mark 9:15 At once, all the people when they saw Him, were greatly amazed, and running toward Him, greeted Him.

Mark 9:16 Then He asked the scribes, what are you discussing with them?

Mark 9:17 Then one of the multitude answered and said, Master, I have brought to You my son, who is possessed with a mute spirit;

Mark 9:18 whenever he seizes him, he tears him: and he foams out, and grinds with his teeth, and becomes stiff: and I spoke to Your disciples that they should cast him out; and they could not.

Mark 9:19 He answered him, and said, O faithless generation, how long will I be with you? How long will I endure you? Bring him to Me.

Mark 9:20 Then they brought him to Him: and when he saw Him, immediately the spirit convulsed him; and he fell on the ground, foaming at the mouth.

Mark 9:21 So He asked his father, how long ago was it since this came to him? He said, since childhood.

Mark 9:22 Frequently it has cast him into the fire, and into the water, to destroy him: but if You can do anything, have compassion on us, and help us.

Mark 9:23 Jesus said to him, if you can believe, all things are possible to him that believes.

Mark 9:24 Immediately the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help my unbelief!

Mark 9:25 When Jesus saw that the people came running together, He rebuked the foul spirit, saying to him, you mute and deaf spirit, I charge you, come out of him, and enter no more into him.

Mark 9:26 So the spirit cried, and convulsed him extremely, and came out of him: and he was as one dead; so much that many said, he is dead.

Mark 9:27 But Jesus took him by the hand and lifted him up; and he arose.

Mark 9:28 When He had come into the house, His disciples asked Him secretly, why could we not cast him out?

Mark 9:29 Then He said to them, this kind cannot come out by anything, but by prayer and fasting.

Mark 9:30 Then they departed from there and passed through Galilee; and He wanted not that any man should know it.

Mark 9:31 For He taught His disciples, and said to them, the Son of man is given into the hands of men, and they will kill Him; and after He is killed, He will rise the third day.

Mark 9:32 But they did not understand that saying and were afraid to ask Him.

Mark 9:33 Then He came to Capernaum: and being in the house He asked them, what was it that you argued about among yourselves on the way?

Mark 9:34 But they held their peace: for on the way they had argued among themselves, who should be the greatest.

Mark 9:35 Then He sat down, and called the twelve, and said to them, if any man wants to be first, the same will be last of all, and servant of all.

Mark 9:36 Then He took a child, and set him in the midst of them: and when He had taken him in His arms, He said to them,

Mark 9:37 whoever will receive one of such children in My name, receives Me: and whoever will receive Me, receives not Me, but Him that sent Me.

Mark 9:38 Then John answered Him, saying, Master, we saw one casting out demons in Your name, and he was not following us: and we prohibited him, because he was not following us.

Mark 9:39 But Jesus said, prohibit him not: for there is no man who will do a miracle in My name, that can easily afterwards speak evil of Me.

Mark 9:40 For he that is not against us is for us.

Mark 9:41 For whoever will give you a cup of water to drink in My name, because you belong to Christ, truthfully, I say to you, he will not lose his reward.

Mark 9:42 But whoever will stumble one of these little ones that believe in Me, it is better for him that a millstone was hung around his neck, and he was cast into the sea.

Mark 9:43 If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off: it is better for you to enter into life dismembered, than having two hands to go into Gehenna, into the fire that is unquenchable:

Mark 9:44 [where their worm does not die, and the fire that is unquenchable.]

Mark 9:45 If your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off: it is better for you to enter lame into life, than having two feet to be cast into Gehenna, into the fire that is unquenchable:

Mark 9:46 where their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.

Mark 9:47 If your eye stumbles you, pluck it out: it is better for you to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than having two eyes to be cast into the fire of Gehenna:

Mark 9:48 where their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.

Mark 9:49 For everyone will be salted with fire, and every sacrifice will be salted with salt.

Mark 9:50 Salt is good: but if the salt becomes saltless, in what will you restore its saltiness? Have salt in yourselves and have peace with one another.