Coverdale(i) 1 And after certayne dayes he wente agayne vnto Capernaum, and it was noysed that he was in ye house. 2 And immediatly there was gathered a greate multitude, in so moch that they had no rowme, no not without before the dore. And he spake the worde vnto the. 3 And there came vnto him certaine, which brought one sicke of the palsye borne of foure. 4 And when they coude not come nye him for ye people, they vncouered ye rofe of ye house where he was. And when they had made a hole, they let downe the bed (by coardes) wherin the sicke of ye palsy laye. 5 But when Iesus sawe their faith, he sayde vnto the sicke of the palsye: My sonne, thy synnes are forgeuen the. 6 Neuertheles there were certayne scrybes which sat there, & thought in their hertes: 7 How speaketh this man soch blasphemy? Who can forgeue synnes, but onely God? 8 And immediatly Iesus knew in his sprete, that they thought so in the selues, and saide vnto them: Why thynke ye soch thinges in youre hertes? 9 Whether is easier to saye to the sicke of the palsye: Thy synnes are forgeue the, or to saye: aryse, take vp thy bed and walke. 10 But that ye maye knowe, that ye sonne of man hath power to forgeue synnes vpon earth, he sayde vnto the sicke of ye palsye: 11 I saye vnto the, aryse, take vp thy bed, and go home. 12 And immediatly he arose, toke his bed, and wente forth before them all: in so moch that they were all astonnied, and praysed God, and sayde: We neuer sawe soch. 13 And he wente forth agayne vnto the see, and all the people came vnto him, and he taught them. 14 And as Iesus passed by, he sawe Leui the sonne of Alpheus syttinge at the receate of custome, and sayde vnto him: Folowe me. And he arose, and folowed him. 15 And it came to passe as he sat at the table in his house, there sat many publicans & synners at the table with Iesus and his disciples: For there were many yt folowed him. 16 And whan the scrybes and Pharises sawe that he ate with publicans & synners, they sayde vnto his disciples: Why doth he eate and dryncke with ye publicans and synners? 17 Whan Iesus herde that, he sayde vnto the: The whole nede not ye Phisician, but they that are sycke. I am not come to call the righteous, but the synners to repetaunce. 18 And the disciples of Ihon and of ye Pharises fasted. And there came certaine, which sayde vnto him: Why fast the disciples of Ihon, and of ye Pharises, and thy disciples fast not? 19 And Iesus sayde vnto them: How can the weddinge children fast, whyle the brydegrome is with them? So longe as ye brydegrome is with them, they can not fast. 20 But the tyme wyl come, that the brydegrome shalbe taken from them, and then shal they fast. 21 No man soweth a pece of new cloth vnto an olde garment, for els he taketh awaye the new pece from the olde, and so is the ret worse. 22 And no man putteh new wyne into olde vessels, els the new wyne breaketh the vessels, and the wyne is spylt, and ye vessels perishe: but new wyne must be put in to new vessels. 23 And it chaunsed that vpon ye Sabbath he wente thorow the corne feldes, and his disciples begane to make a waye thorow, and to plucke the eares of ye corne. 24 And the Pharises sayde vnto him: Beholde, what thy disciples do, which is not laufull vpo the Sabbath. 25 And he sayde vnto the: Haue ye neuer red what Dauid dyd, wha he had nede, and was anhongred, both he and they that were wt him: 26 how he wente in to the house of God in the tyme of Abiathar the hye prest, and ate the shewbreds (which was laufull for no man to eate, but for the prestes) and he gaue them vnto him, and to them that were with him? 27 nd he sayde vnto them: The Sabbath was made for mans sake, and not man for the Sabbathes sake. 28 Therfore is the sonne of man LORDE euen ouer the Sabbath.