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Matthew 14 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:1 - At G1722 that G1565 time G2540 Herod G2264 the tetrarch G5076 heard G191 of the fame G189 of Jesus, G2424

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:2 - And G2532 said G2036 unto his G846 servants, G3816 This G3778 is G2076 John G2491 the Baptist; G910 he G846 is risen G1453 from G575 the dead; G3498 and G2532 therefore G1223 G5124 mighty works G1411 do shew forth themselves G1754 in G1722 him. G846

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:3 - For G1063 Herod G2264 had laid hold G2902 on John, G2491 and bound G1210 him, G846 and G2532 put G5087 him in G1722 prison G5438 for G1223  Herodias' G2266 sake, G1223 his G846 brother G80 Philip's G5376 wife. G1135

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:4 - For G1063 John G2491 said G3004 unto him, G846 It is G1832  not G3756 lawful G1832 for thee G4671 to have G2192 her. G846

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:5 - And G2532 when he would G2309 have put G615  him G846 to death, G615 he feared G5399 the multitude, G3793 because G3754 they counted G2192 him G846 as G5613 a prophet. G4396

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:6 - But G1161 when Herod's G2264 birthday G1077 was kept, G71 the daughter G2364 of Herodias G2266 danced G3738 before them, G1722 G3319 and G2532 pleased G700 Herod. G2264

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:7 - Whereupon G3606 he promised G3670 with G3326 an oath G3727 to give G1325 her G846 whatsoever G3739 G1437 she would ask. G154

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:8 - And G1161 she, being before instructed G4264 of G5259 her G846 mother, G3384 said, G5346 Give G1325 me G3427 here G5602 John G2491 Baptist's G910 head G2776 in G1909 a charger. G4094

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:9 - And G2532 the king G935 was sorry: G3076 nevertheless for G1161 G1223 the oath's sake, G3727 and G2532 them which sat with him at meat, G4873 he commanded G2753 it to be given G1325 her.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:10 - And G2532 he sent, G3992 and beheaded G607 John G2491 in G1722 the prison. G5438

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:11 - And G2532 his G846 head G2776 was brought G5342 in G1909 a charger, G4094 and G2532 given G1325 to the damsel: G2877 and G2532 she brought G5342 it to her G846 mother. G3384

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:12 - And G2532 his G846 disciples G3101 came, G4334 and took up G142 the body, G4983 and G2532 buried G2290 it, G846 and G2532 went G2064 and told G518 Jesus. G2424

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:13 - When G2532 Jesus G2424 heard G191 of it, he departed G402 thence G1564 by G1722 ship G4143 into G1519 a desert G2048 place G5117 apart: G2596 G2398 and G2532 when the people G3793 had heard G191 thereof, they followed G190 him G846 on foot G3979 out of G575 the cities. G4172

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:14 - And G2532 Jesus G2424 went forth, G1831 and saw G1492 a great G4183 multitude, G3793 and G2532 was moved with compassion G4697 toward G1909 them, G846 and G2532 he healed G2323 their G846 sick. G732

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:15 - And G1161 when it was G1096 evening, G3798 his G846 disciples G3101 came G4334 to him, G846 saying, G3004 This is G2076 a desert G2048 place, G5117 and G2532 the time G5610 is now G2235 past; G3928 send G630  the multitude G3793 away, G630 that G2443 they may go G565 into G1519 the villages, G2968 and buy G59 themselves G1438 victuals. G1033

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:16 - But G1161 Jesus G2424 said G2036 unto them, G846 They need G5532 not G3756 depart; G565 G2192 give G1325 ye G5210 them G846 to eat G5315 .

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:17 - And G1161 they say G3004 unto him, G846 We have G2192 here G5602 but G3756 G1508 five G4002 loaves, G740 and G2532 two G1417 fishes. G2486

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:18 -  G1161 He said, G2036 Bring G5342 them G846 hither G5602 to me. G3427

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:19 - And G2532 he commanded G2753 the multitude G3793 to sit down G347 on G1909 the grass, G5528 and G2532 took G2983 the five G4002 loaves, G740 and G2532 the two G1417 fishes, G2486 and looking up G308 to G1519 heaven, G3772 he blessed, G2127 and G2532 brake, G2806 and gave G1325 the loaves G740 to his disciples, G3101 and G1161 the disciples G3101 to the multitude. G3793

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:20 - And G2532 they did G5315  all G3956 eat, G5315 and G2532 were filled: G5526 and G2532 they took up G142 of the fragments G2801 that remained G4052 twelve G1427 baskets G2894 full. G4134

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:21 - And G1161 they that had eaten G2068 were G2258 about G5616 five thousand G4000 men, G435 beside G5565 women G1135 and G2532 children. G3813

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:22 - And G2532 straightway G2112 Jesus G2424 constrained G315 his G846 disciples G3101 to get G1684 into G1519 a ship, G4143 and G2532 to go before G4254 him G846 unto G1519 the other side, G4008 while G2193 G3739 he sent G630  the multitudes G3793 away. G630

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:23 - And G2532 when he had sent G630  the multitudes G3793 away, G630 he went up G305 into G1519 a mountain G3735 apart G2596 G2398 to pray: G4336 and G1161 when the evening G3798 was come, G1096 he was G2258 there G1563 alone. G3441

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:24 - But G1161 the ship G4143 was G2258 now G2235 in the midst G3319 of the sea, G2281 tossed G928 with G5259 waves: G2949 for G1063 the wind G417 was G2258 contrary. G1727

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:25 - And G1161 in the fourth G5067 watch G5438 of the night G3571 Jesus G2424 went G565 unto G4314 them, G846 walking G4043 on G1909 the sea. G2281

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:26 - And G2532 when the disciples G3101 saw G1492 him G846 walking G4043 on G1909 the sea, G2281 they were troubled, G5015 saying, G3004 G3754 It is G2076 a spirit; G5326 and G2532 they cried out G2896 for G575 fear. G5401

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:27 - But G1161 straightway G2112 Jesus G2424 spake G2980 unto them, G846 saying, G3004 Be of good cheer; G2293 it is G1510 I; G1473 be G5399  not G3361 afraid. G5399

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:28 - And G1161 Peter G4074 answered G611 him G846 and said, G2036 Lord, G2962 if G1487 it be G1488 thou, G4771 bid G2753 me G3165 come G2064 unto G4314 thee G4571 on G1909 the water. G5204

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:29 - And G1161 he said, G2036 Come. G2064 And G2532 when Peter G4074 was come down G2597 out of G575 the ship, G4143 he walked G4043 on G1909 the water, G5204 to go G2064 to G4314 Jesus. G2424

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:30 - But G1161 when he saw G991 the wind G417 boisterous, G2478 he was afraid; G5399 and G2532 beginning G756 to sink, G2670 he cried, G2896 saying, G3004 Lord, G2962 save G4982 me. G3165

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:31 - And G1161 immediately G2112 Jesus G2424 stretched forth G1614 his hand, G5495 and caught G1949 him, G846 and G2532 said G3004 unto him, G846 O thou of little faith, G3640 wherefore G1519 G5101 didst thou doubt? G1365

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:32 - And G2532 when they G846 were come G1684 into G1519 the ship, G4143 the wind G417 ceased. G2869

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:33 - Then G1161 they that were in G1722 the ship G4143 came G2064 and worshipped G4352 him, G846 saying, G3004 Of a truth G230 thou art G1488 the Son G5207 of God. G2316

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:34 - And G2532 when they were gone over, G1276 they came G2064 into G1519 the land G1093 of Gennesaret. G1082

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:35 - And G2532 when the men G435 of that G1565 place G5117 had knowledge G1921 of him, G846 they sent out G649 into G1519 all G3650 that G1565 country round about, G4066 and G2532 brought G4374 unto him G846 all G3956 that were G2192 diseased; G2560

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:36 - And G2532 besought G3870 him G846 that G2443 they might G680  only G3440 touch G680 the hem G2899 of his G846 garment: G2440 and G2532 as many as G3745 touched G680 were made perfectly whole. G1295

The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.
Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. Within the United Kingdom, the rights to the KJV are vested in the Crown.

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