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 [Arabic, p. 22] 446446 Luke v. 8.But when Simon Cephas saw this he fell before the feet of Jesus, and said unto him, My Lord, I beseech of thee to depart from me, for I am  a sinful man. 447447 Luke v. 9.And amazement took possession of him, and of all who were with him,  because of the draught of the fishes which they had taken. 448448 Luke v. 10.And thus also were James and John the sons of Zebedee overtaken,449449 The verb may be active as well as passive, but does not agree in gender with amazement. Mistakes in gender are, however, very common transcriptional errors. who were Simon’s partners. And Jesus said  unto Simon, Fear not; henceforth thou shalt be a fisher of men unto life. 450450 Luke v. 11.And they brought the boats to the land; and they left everything, and followed him.
 451451 John iii. 22.And after that came Jesus and his disciples into the land of Judæa; and he went  about there with them, and baptized. 452452 John iii. 23.And John also was baptizing in Ænon, which is beside Salim, because there was much water there: and they came, and were baptized. [7, 8] 453453 John iii. 24.And John was not yet come into prison. 454454 John iii. 25.And there was an inquiry between  one of John’s disciples and one of the Jews about purifying. 455455 John iii. 26.And they456456 Dual. came unto John, and said unto him, Our master, he that was with thee beyond Jordan, to whom  thou hast borne witness, behold, he also baptizeth, and many come to him. 457457 John iii. 27.John answered and said unto them,458458 Plural. In the Peshitta it is two individuals in verse 25. In Sin. the first is an individual and the second is ambiguous. In Cur. both are plural. A man can receive nothing of himself, except it be  given him459459 Or, he be given it. from heaven. 460460 John iii. 28.Ye are they that bear witness unto me that I said, I am  not the Messiah, but I am one sent461461 The ordinary word for apostle. before him. 462462 John iii. 29.And he that hath a bride is a bridegroom: and the friend of the bridegroom is he that standeth and listeneth to him, and rejoiceth greatly because of the bridegroom’s voice. Lo now,463463 See § 9, 21, note. behold, [13, 14] [Arabic, p. 23] my joy becometh complete.464464 So Ciasca’s printed text. The Vat. ms., however, probably represents a past tense. 465465 John iii. 30.And he must increase and I decrease. 466466 John iii. 31.For467467 cf. Peshitta. he that is come from above is higher than everything; and he that is of the earth, of the earth he is, and of the earth he speaketh; and he that came down from heaven is  higher than all. 468468 John iii. 32.And he beareth witness of what he hath seen and heard: and no man  receiveth his witness. 469469 John iii. 33.And he that hath received his witness hath asserted470470 cf. consonants of Syriac text. that he is  truly God.471471 Borg. ms., that God is truly, or, assuming a very common grammatical inaccuracy, that God is true or truth, the reading in Ibn-at-Tayyib’s Commentary. 472472 John iii. 34.And he whom God hath sent speaketh the words473473 Lit. saying. of God: God gave  not the Spirit by measure. 474474 John iii. 35.The Father loveth the Son, and hath put everything in  his hands. 475475 John iii. 36.Whosoever believeth in the Son hath eternal476476 Lit. the life of eternity; here and everywhere except § 21, 40. life; but whosoever obeyeth not the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God cometh477477 i.e., alighteth-and-stayeth. upon him.
 478478 John iv. 1.And Jesus learned479479 Or, knew. that the Pharisees had heard that he had received many disciples,  and that he was baptizing more than John 480480 John iv. 2.(not that Jesus was himself baptizing,  but his disciples); 481481 John iv. 3a.and so he left Judæa.
 482482 Luke iii. 19.And Herod the governor, because he used to be rebuked by John because of 53Herodias the wife of Philip his brother, and for all the sins which he was committing,  added to all that also this, 483483 Luke iii. 20.that he shut up John in prison.
 484484 Matt. iv. 12.And when Jesus heard that John was delivered up, he went away to Galilee.  485485 John iv. 46.And he entered again into Cana, where he had made the water wine. And there  was at Capernaum a king’s servant, whose son was sick. 486486 John iv. 47.And this man heard that Jesus was come from Judæa to Galilee; and he went to him, and besought of him that he would come down and heal his son; for he had come near unto death. [28, 29] 487487 John iv. 48.Jesus said unto him, Except ye see signs and wonders, ye do488488 Or, will. not believe. 489489 John iv. 49.The [Arabic, p. 24] king’s servant said unto him, My Lord, come down, that the child die not.  490490 John iv. 50.Jesus said unto him, Go; for thy son is alive. And that man believed the  word which Jesus spake, and went. 491491 John iv. 51.And when he went down, his servants met him  and told him, and492492 Or, good news, and. said unto him, Thy son is alive. 493493 John iv. 52.And he asked them at what time he recovered. They said unto him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left  him. 494494 John iv. 53.And his father knew that that was at that hour in which Jesus said unto him,  Thy son is alive. 495495 John iv. 54.And he believed, he and the whole people of his house. And this  is the second sign496496 See § 5, 32, note. which Jesus did when he returned from Judæa to Galilee. 497497 Luke iv. 44.And he was preaching in the synagogues of Galilee.
 498498 Matt. iv. 13.And he left Nazareth, and came and dwelt in Capernaum by the sea shore, in the  borders of Zebulun and Naphtali: 499499 Matt. iv. 14.that it might be fulfilled which was said in Isaiah the prophet, who said,
The way of the sea, the passage of the Jordan,
Galilee of the nations:
Saw a great light,
And those sitting in the region and in the shadow of death,
There appeared to them a light.
 502502 Luke iv. 31b.And he taught them on the sabbaths. 503503 Luke iv. 32.And they wondered because of his doctrine:504504 Perhaps we might here render learning; but see § 28, 17, note.  for his word was as if it were authoritative. 505505 Luke iv. 33.And there was in the synagogue  a man with an unclean devil, and he cried out with a loud voice, and said, 506506 Luke iv. 34.Let me alone; what have I to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth? art thou come for our  destruction? I know thee who thou art, thou Holy One of God. 507507 Luke iv. 35.And Jesus rebuked him, and said, Stop up thy mouth, and come out of him. And the demon threw him  in the midst and came out of him, having done him no harm. 508508 Luke iv. 36.And great amazement [Arabic, p. 25] took hold upon every man. And they talked one with another, and said, What is this word that orders the unclean spirits with power and  authority, and they come out? 509509 Luke iv. 37.And the news of him spread abroad in all the region which was around them.
 510510 Luke iv. 38.And when Jesus went out of the synagogue, 511511 Matt. ix. 9b.he saw a man sitting among the publicans,512512 So in the Arabic. It is, however, simply a misinterpretation of the expression in the Syriac versions for at the place of toll (cf. Ibn-at-Tayyib’s Commentary). named Matthew: and he said unto him, Come after me. And he rose, and followed him.
[47, 48] 513513 Mark i. 29b.And Jesus came to the house of Simon and Andrew with James and John. 514514 Luke iv. 38c.And Simon’s wife’s mother was oppressed with a great fever, and they besought him for  her. 515515 Luke iv. 39.And he stood over her and rebuked her fever, and it left her, and immediately  she rose and ministered to them. 516516 Matt. viii. 16a.And at even they brought to him many that had  demons: and he cast out their devils with the517517 cf. § 1, 40, note 2. word. 518518 Luke iv. 40b.And all that had sick, their diseases being divers and malignant, brought them unto him. And he laid his hand  on them one by one519519 Or, each. and healed them: 520520 Matt. viii. 17.that that might be fulfilled which was said  in the prophet Isaiah, who said, He taketh our pains and beareth our diseases. 521521 Mark i. 33.And  all the city was gathered together unto the door of Jesus. 522522 Luke iv. 41.And he cast out devils also from many, as they were crying out and saying, Thou art the Messiah, the Son of God; and he rebuked them. And he suffered not the demons to speak, because they knew him that he was the Lord the Messiah.
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