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Mark 9 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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The Transfiguration

(Mat 16:28—17:13; Luk 9:27–36; 2Pe 1:16–18 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:1 - And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, There are some here of them that stand by, who shall in no wise taste of death, till they see the kingdom of God come with power.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:2 - And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter, and James, and John, and bringeth them up into a high mountain apart by themselves: and he was transfigured before them;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:3 - and his garments became glistering, exceeding white, so as no fuller on earth can whiten them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:4 - And there appeared unto them Elijah with Moses: and they were talking with Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:5 - And Peter answereth and saith to Jesus, Rabbi, it is good for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elijah.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:6 - For he knew not what to answer; for they became sore afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:7 - And there came a cloud overshadowing them: and there came a voice out of the cloud, This is my beloved Son: hear ye him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:8 - And suddenly looking round about, they saw no one any more, save Jesus only with themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:9 - And as they were coming down from the mountain, he charged them that they should tell no man what things they had seen, save when the Son of man should have risen again from the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:10 - And they kept the saying, questioning among themselves what the rising again from the dead should mean.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:11 - And they asked him, saying, How is it that the scribes say that Elijah must first come?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:12 - And he said unto them, Elijah indeed cometh first, and restoreth all things: and how is it written of the Son of man, that he should suffer many things and be set at nought?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:13 - But I say unto you, that Elijah is come, and they have also done unto him whatsoever they would, even as it is written of him.

All Things Possible

(Mat 17:14–21; Luk 9:37–42 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:14 - And when they came to the disciples, they saw a great multitude about them, and scribes questioning with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:15 - And straightway all the multitude, when they saw him, were greatly amazed, and running to him saluted him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:16 - And he asked them, What question ye with them?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:17 - And one of the multitude answered him, Teacher, I brought unto thee my son, who hath a dumb spirit;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:18 - and wheresoever it taketh him, it dasheth him down: and he foameth, and grindeth his teeth, and pineth away: and I spake to thy disciples that they should cast it out; and they were not able.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:19 - And he answereth them and saith, O faithless generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I bear with you? bring him unto me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:20 - And they brought him unto him: and when he saw him, straightway the spirit tare him grievously; and he fell on the ground, and wallowed foaming.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:21 - And he asked his father, How long time is it since this hath come unto him? And he said, From a child.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:22 - And oft-times it hath cast him both into the fire and into the waters, to destroy him: but if thou canst do anything, have compassion on us, and help us.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:23 - And Jesus said unto him, If thou canst! All things are possible to him that believeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:24 - Straightway the father of the child cried out, and said, I believe; help thou mine unbelief.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:25 - And when Jesus saw that a multitude came running together, he rebuked the unclean spirit, saying unto him, Thou dumb and deaf spirit, I command thee, come out of him, and enter no more into him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:26 - And having cried out, and torn him much, he came out: and the boy became as one dead; insomuch that the more part said, He is dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:27 - But Jesus took him by the hand, and raised him up; and he arose.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:28 - And when he was come into the house, his disciples asked him privately, How is it that we could not cast it out?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:29 - And he said unto them, This kind can come out by nothing, save by prayer.

Death and Resurrection Foretold

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:30 - And they went forth from thence, and passed through Galilee; and he would not that any man should know it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:31 - For he taught his disciples, and said unto them, The Son of man is delivered up into the hands of men, and they shall kill him; and when he is killed, after three days he shall rise again.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:32 - But they understood not the saying, and were afraid to ask him.
(Mat 18:1–5; Luk 9:46–48 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:33 - And they came to Capernaum: and when he was in the house he asked them, What were ye reasoning on the way?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:34 - But they held their peace: for they had disputed one with another on the way, who was the greatest.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:35 - And he sat down, and called the twelve; and he saith unto them, If any man would be first, he shall be last of all, and servant of all.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:36 - And he took a little child, and set him in the midst of them: and taking him in his arms, he said unto them,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:37 - Whosoever shall receive one of such little children in my name, receiveth me: and whosoever receiveth me, receiveth not me, but him that sent me.

Dire Warnings

(Mat 10:40–42; Luk 9:49, 50 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:38 - John said unto him, Teacher, we saw one casting out demons in thy name; and we forbade him, because he followed not us.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:39 - But Jesus said, Forbid him not: for there is no man who shall do a mighty work in my name, and be able quickly to speak evil of me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:40 - For he that is not against us is for us.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:41 - For whosoever shall give you a cup of water to drink, because ye are Christ’s, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.
(Mat 18:6–9; Luk 17:1, 2 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:42 - And whosoever shall cause one of these little ones that believe on me to stumble, it were better for him if a great millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:43 - And if thy hand cause thee to stumble, cut it off: it is good for thee to enter into life maimed, rather than having thy two hands to go into hell, into the unquenchable fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:44 - [fn]where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:45 - And if thy foot cause thee to stumble, cut it off: it is good for thee to enter into life halt, rather than having thy two feet to be cast into hell.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:46 - [fn]where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:47 - And if thine eye cause thee to stumble, cast it out: it is good for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into hell;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:48 - where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:49 - For every one shall be salted with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:50 - Salt is good: but if the salt have lost its saltness, wherewith will ye season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace one with another.
ASV Footnotes
Vs. 44 and 46 (which are identical to v. 48) are omitted by some ancient authorities. where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
Vs. 44 and 46 (which are identical to v. 48) are omitted by some ancient authorities. where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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