|At that time Herod the tetrarch heard the report about Jesus
and said to his servants, "This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead, and therefore these powers are at work in him."
For Herod had laid hold of John and bound him, and put him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife.
Because John had said to him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."
And although he wanted to put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.
So she, having been prompted by her mother, said,
So he sent and had John beheaded in prison.
And his head was brought on a platter and given to the girl, and she brought it to her mother.
Then his disciples came and took away the body and buried it, and went and told Jesus. |
When it was evening, His disciples came to Him, saying,
But Jesus said to them, "They do not need to go away. You give them something to eat."
And they said to Him, "We have here only five loaves and two fish."
Then He commanded the multitudes to sit down on the grass. And He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, He blessed and broke and gave the loaves to the disciples; and the disciples gave to the multitudes.
And when He had sent the multitudes away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray. Now when evening came, He was alone there.
And when the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, "It is a ghost!" And they cried out for fear.
But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying,
And Peter answered Him and said,
So He said, "Come." And when Peter had come down out of the boat, he walked on the water to go to Jesus.
But when he saw that the wind was boisterous,
And immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and caught him, and said to him, "O you of little faith, why did you doubt?"
Then those who were in the boat came and worshiped Him, saying, "Truly You are the Son of God."
And when the men of that place recognized Him, they sent out into all that surrounding region, brought to Him all who were sick,