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LEVI'S FEAST
Those who are well don't need a doctor
MATTHEW 9
10And it came to pass, as Jesus sat at meat in the house, behold, many publicans and sinners came and sat down with him and his disciples.
MARK 2
15And it came to pass, that, as Jesus sat at meat in his house, many publicans and sinners sat also together with Jesus and his disciples: for there were many, and they followed him.
LUKE 5
29And Levi made him a great feast in his own house: and there was a great company of publicans and of others who sat down with them.
11And when the Pharisees saw it, they said to his disciples, Why does your Master eat with publicans and sinners? 16And when the scribes and Pharisees saw him eat with publicans and sinners, they said to his disciples, How is it that he eats and drinks with publicans and sinners? 30But the scribes and Pharisees murmured against his disciples, saying, Why do you eat and drink with publicans and sinners?
12But when Jesus heard that, he said to them, Those who are whole do not need a physician, but those who are sick do. 13But go and learn what that means, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance. 17When Jesus heard it , he said to them, Those who are whole have no need of the physician, but those who are sick: I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance. 31And Jesus answering said to them, Those who are whole do not need a physician; but those who are sick. 32I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

Why do your disciples not fast?
MATTHEW 9
14Then the disciples of John came to him, saying, Why do we and the Pharisees fast often, but your disciples do not fast?
MARK 2
18And the disciples of John and of the Pharisees used to fast: and they came and said to him, Why do the disciples of John and of the Pharisees fast*, but your disciples do not fast?
LUKE 5
33And they said to him, Why do the disciples of John fast often, and make prayers, and likewise the disciples of the Pharisees; but yours eat and drink?
15And Jesus said to them, Can the children of the bride chamber mourn*, as long as the bridegroom is with them? but the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken from them, and then they shall fast 19And Jesus said to them, Can the children of the bride chamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them? as long as they have the bridegroom with them, they cannot fast. 20But the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken away from them, and then they shall fast in those days. 34And he said to them, Can you make the children of the bride chamber fast*, while the bridegroom is with them? 35But the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken away from them, and then they shall fast in those days.

Inappropriate
MATTHEW 9
16 No man puts a piece of new cloth to an old garment, for that which is put in to fill it up takes from the garment, and the tear is made worse.
MARK 2
21 Also no man sews a piece of new cloth on an old garment: lest the new piece that filled it up takes away from the old, and the tear is made worse.
LUKE 5
36And he spoke also a parable to them; No man puts a piece of a new garment on an old; if otherwise, then both the new makes a tear, and the piece that was taken out of the new does not agree with the old.
17Neither do men put new wine into old bottles: or else the bottles break, and the wine runs out, and the bottles perish: but they put new wine into new bottles, and both are preserved. [# wineskins, compare Joshua 9:4] 22 And no man puts new wine into old bottles#: lest the new wine bursts the bottles, and the wine is spilled, and the bottles will be marred: but new wine must be put in new bottles. 37And no man puts new wine into old bottles; lest the new wine will burst the bottles, and be spilled, and the bottles shall perish. 38But new wine must be put into new bottles; and both are preserved.
LUKE 5
39No man also having drunk old wine immediately desires new: for he says, The old is better.

JAIRUS' DAUGHTER
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MATTHEW 9
18[As] He [Jesus is] saying these things to them [John's disciples], behold, a certain ruler, coming to him was bowing down, saying "My daughter now terminally ill but, on the way, lay your hand on her and she will live". 19And being raised Jesus accompanies him and his disciples. *arti etelutasen
[direct translation. Although others present raised the same question Jesus is sppecifically responding to John's disciples]
MARK 5
22And, behold, one of the rulers of the synagogue is coming, Jairus by name and seeing him, is falling towards his feet, 23and was persistently appealing to him, saying that, "My little daughter is fatally ill, so coming you might lay your hands on her, that she might be healed; and she will live." 24then he accompamies him; and a great crowd were following and were thronging him. [direct translation]
LUKE 8
41And, behold, a man named Jairus comes, and he himself, a ruler of the synagogue, was there and falling by the feet of Jesus was appealing to him to enter his house: 42because she was his only begotten daughter, about twelve years [old] and she was dying! But whilst [Jesus] himself [was] being taken the crowds were thronging him! [direct translation]

A diseased woman cured
MATTHEW 9
20And, behold, a woman, who was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment: 21For she said within herself, If I may but touch his garment, I shall be whole. 22But Jesus turned himself about, and when he saw her, he said, Daughter, be of good comfort; your faith has made you whole. And the woman was made whole from that hour.
MARK 5
25And a certain woman, who had an issue of blood twelve years, 26And had suffered many things by many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was not made better, but rather grew worse, 27When she had heard of Jesus, came in the crowd behind, and touched his garment. 28For she said, If I may only touch his clothes, I shall be whole. 29And immediately the fountain of her blood was dried up; and she felt in her body that she was healed of that plague. 30And Jesus, immediately knowing in himself that virtue had gone out of him, turned him about in the crowd, and said, Who touched my clothes? 31And his disciples said to him, You see the multitude thronging you, and you say, Who touched me! 32And he looked round about to see her who had done this thing. 33But the woman fearing and trembling, knowing what had been done in her, came and fell down before him, and told him all the truth. 34And he said to her, Daughter, your faith has made you whole; go in peace, and be whole from your plague.
LUKE 8
43And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, who had spent all her living on physicians, neither could be healed by any, 44Came behind him, and touched the border of his garment: and immediately her issue of blood stopped. 45And Jesus said, Who touched me? When all denied, Peter and those who were with him said, Master, the multitude throng you and press you, and you say Who touched me? 46And Jesus said, Somebody has touched me: for I perceive that virtue has gone out of me. 47And when the woman saw that she was not hidden, she came trembling, and falling down before him, she declared to him before all the people why she had touched him, and how she was healed immediately. 48And he said to her, Daughter, be of good comfort: your faith has made you whole; go in peace.

Jairus' daughter is dead
MARK 5
35While he yet spoke, certain ones from the ruler of the synagogue's house came, who said, your daughter is dead: why do you trouble the Master any further? 36As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he said to the ruler of the synagogue, do not be afraid, only believe.
LUKE 8
49While he yet spoke, one from the ruler of the synagogue's house came, saying to him, your daughter is dead; do not trouble the Master. 50But when Jesus heard it, he answered him, saying, Fear not: only believe and she shall be made whole.

Jairus' daughter is raised
MARK 5
37And he allowed no man to follow him, except Peter, and James, and John the brother of James. 38a And he came to the house of the ruler of the synagogue,
LUKE 8
51And when he came into the house, he did not allow any man to go in, save Peter, and James, and John, and the father and the mother of the maiden.
MATTHEW 9
23And when Jesus came into the ruler's house, and saw the minstrels and the people making a noise, 24He said to them, Give us room: for the maid is not dead, but sleeps. And they laughed him to scorn.
MARK 5
38b and saw the tumult, and those who wept and wailed greatly. 39And when he had come in, he said to them, Why do you make this ado, and weep? the damsel is not dead, but sleeps. 40a And they laughed him to scorn.
LUKE 8
52And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Do not weep; she is not dead, but is sleeping.53And they laughed him to scorn, knowing that she was dead.
25But when the people were put out, he went in, and took her by the hand, and the maid arose. 40b But when he had put them all out, he took the father and the mother of the damsel, and those who were with him, and entered in where the damsel was lying. 41And he took the damsel by the hand, and said to her, Talitha cumi; which being interpreted is, Damsel, I say to you, arise. 42aAnd immediately the damsel arose, and walked; for she was twelve years old 54And he put them all out, and took her by the hand, and called, saying, Maid, arise. 55a And her spirit came again, and she arose immediately:
MARK 5
42b And they were astonished with a great astonishment. 43And he charged them straitly that no man should know it; and commanded that something should be given to her to eat.
LUKE 8
55b and he commanded to give her food. 56And her parents were astonished: but he charged them that they should tell no man what was done.
MATTHEW 9
26And the fame of it went abroad into all that land.

BLIND AND DUMB CURED
MATTHEW 9
27And when Jesus departed from there, two blind men followed him, crying, and saying, You Son of David, have mercy on us. 28And when he had come into the house, the blind men came to him: and Jesus said to them, Do you believe that I am able to do this? They said to him, Yes, Lord. 29Then he touched their eyes, saying, According to your faith be it to you. 30And their eyes were opened; and Jesus straitly charged them, saying, See that no man knows it. 31But they, when they were departed, spread abroad his fame in all that country. 32As they went out, behold, they brought to him a dumb man possessed with a devil. 33And when the devil was cast out, the dumb spoke: and the multitudes marveled, saying, It was never so seen in Israel. 34But the Pharisees said, He casts out devils through the prince of the devils.

RETURNS TO NAZARETH
MATTHEW 13
54And when he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished, and said, From where did this man get this wisdom, and mighty works? 55Is not this the carpenter's son? is not his mother called Mary? and his brothers, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas? 56And his sisters, are they not all with us? From where then did this man get all these things? 57And they were offended in him. But Jesus said to them, A prophet is not without honor, except in his own country, and in his own house. 58And he did not do many mighty works there because of their unbelief.
MARK 6
1And he went out from there, and came into his own country; and his disciples followed him. 2And when the sabbath day had come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From where has this man these things? and what wisdom is this which is given to him, that even such mighty works are wrought by his hands? 3Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended at him. 4But Jesus said to them, A prophet is not without honor, except in his own country, and among his own kin, and in his own house. 5And he could not do any mighty work there, except that he laid his hands on a few sick folk, and healed them . 6a And he marveled because of their unbelief..
MATTHEW 14
1 At that time [en ekeinw tw kairw] Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus, 2And he said to his servants, This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead; and therefore mighty works show themselves in him.
MARK 6
14And king Herod heard of him ; (for his name was spread abroad:) and he said, That John the Baptist was risen from the dead, and therefore mighty works show forth themselves in him. 15Others said, That it is Elijah. And others said, That it is a prophet, or as one of the prophets. 16But when Herod heard of it , he said, It is John, whom I beheaded: he is risen from the dead.
LUKE 9
7Now Herod the tetrarch heard of all that was done by him: and he was perplexed, because it was said by some, that John was risen from the dead; 8And by some, that Elijah had appeared; and by others, that one of the old prophets was risen again. 9And Herod said, I have beheaded John: but who is this of whom I hear such things? And he desired to see him.

WHAT HEROD HAD DONE TO JOHN THE IMMERSER [AN EXPLANATORY INTERJECTION]
MATTHEW 14
[3For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife. 4For John said to him, It is not lawful for you to have her -
MARK 6
[17For Herod himself had sent out and laid hold on John, and bound him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife: for he had married her. 18For John had said to Herod, It is not lawful for you to have your brother's wife. 19Therefore Herodias had a quarrel against him, and would have killed him; but she could not: 20For Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just and holy man, and he observed him; and when he heard him, he did many things, and heard him gladly -
Luke 3 [Similar topic]
19a But Herod the tetrarch, ... 20Added yet this above all, that he shut up John in prison. Herod being reproved by him {John} for Herodias his brother Philip's wife, and for all the evils which he had done,
MATTHEW 14
- 5And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet. 6But when Herod's birthday was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod. 7Therefore he promised with an oath to give her what ever she would ask. 8And she, being instructed before by her mother, said, Give me here John the Baptist's head on a charger. 9And the king was sorry: but for the oath's sake, and those who sat with him at meat, he commanded it to be given to her. 10And he sent, and beheaded John in the prison. 11And his head was brought on a charger, and given to the damsel: and she brought it to her mother. 12And his disciples came, and took up the body, and buried it, and went and told Jesus.]
MARK 6
- 21And when a convenient day was come, Herod on his birthday made a supper for his lords, high captains, and chief estates of Galilee; 22And when the daughter of the said Herodias came in, and danced, and pleased Herod and those who sat with him, the king said to the damsel, Ask of me what ever you will, and I will give it to you. 23And he swore to her, What ever you shall ask of me, I will give it to you, to the half of my kingdom. 24And she went out, and said to her mother, What shall I ask? And she said, The head of John the Baptist. 25And she came in immediately with haste to the king, and asked, saying, I will that you give me by and by on a charger the head of John the Baptist. 26And the king was exceedingly sorry; yet for his oath's sake, and for their sakes who sat with him, he would not reject her. 27And immediately the king sent an executioner, and commanded his head to be brought: and he went and beheaded him in the prison, 28And brought his head on a charger, and gave it to the damsel: and the damsel gave it to her mother. 29And when his disciples heard of it , they came and took up his corpse, and laid it in a tomb.]

THE LORD JESUS PREACHES IN THE VILLAGES
MATTHEW 9
35aAnd Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom,
MARK 6
6bAnd he went round about the villages, teaching
MATTHEW 9
35b and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. 36But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd. 37Then he said to his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the laborers are few; 38Therefore pray to the Lord of the harvest, so that he will send forth laborers into his harvest.

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