Mark: Chapter 11 (1534)

The Gospell of S. Marke. The .xi. Chapter.

  1. And when they came nye to Hierusalem vnto Bethphage and Bethanie besydes mout olivete he sent forth two of his hisciples
  2. and sayde vnto the: Goo youre wayes into the toune that is over agaynst you. And assone as ye be entred into it ye shall fynde a coolte bounde wheron never man sate: loose him and bringe him.
  3. And if eny man saye vnto you: why do ye soo? Saye that the Lorde hath neade of him: and streight waye he will sende him hidder.
  4. And they wet their waye and foud a coolte tyed by the dore with out in a place where two wayes met and they losed him.
  5. And divers of the that stode there sayde vnto the: what do ye loosinge ye coolte?
  6. And they sayd vnto them eve as Jesus had comaunded the. And they let them goo.
  7. And they brought ye coolte to Jesus and caste their garmetes on him: and he sate vpo him.
  8. And many sprede there garmetes in the waye. Other cut doune brauches of the trees and strawed them in ye waye.
  9. And they yt went before and they that folowed cryed sayinge: Hos anna: blessed be he that cometh in ye name of ye Lorde.
  10. Blessed be ye kingdome that cometh in ye name of him yt is Lorde of oure father David. Hos anna in ye hyest.
  11. And ye Lorde entred in to Jerusalem and into the teple. And when he had loked roudabout vpon all thinges and now ye eve tyde was come he went out vnto Bethany with ye twelve.
  12. And on the morowe when they were come out fro Bethany he hungred
  13. and spyed a fygge tree a farre of havinge leves and wet to se whether he myght finde eny thinge ther on. But when he came therto he foude no thinge but leves: for the tyme of fygges was not yet.
  14. And Jesus answered and sayde to it: never man eate frute of the here after whill ye worlde stondith. And his disciples hearde it.
  15. And they came to Jerusalem. And Jesus wet into the teple and begane to cast out ye sellers and byers in the teple and overthrewe the tables of the money chaungers and the stoles of them that solde doves:
  16. and wolde not suffre that eny man caried a vessell thorow the temple.
  17. And he taught sayinge vnto them is it not written: my housse shalbe called the housse of prayer vnto all nacions? But ye have made it a deen of theves.
  18. And the Scribes and hye prestes hearde yt and sought howe to distroye him. For they feared him because all the people marveled at his doctrine.
  19. And when eve was come he went out of the cite.
  20. And in the mornynge as they passed by they sawe the fygge tree dryed vp by ye rotes.
  21. And Peter remembred and sayde vnto him: master beholde the fygge tree which thou cursedest is widdred awaye.
  22. And Jesus answered and sayde vnto them: Have confides in God.
  23. Verely I saye vnto you that whosoever shall saye vnto this mountayne: take awaye thy silfe and cast thy silfe in to the see and shall not waver in his herte but shall beleve yt those thinges which he sayeth shall come to passe what soever he sayeth shalbe done to him.
  24. Therfore I saye vnto you what soever ye desyre when ye praye beleve yt ye shall have it and it shalbe done vnto you.
  25. And when ye stod and praye forgeve yf ye have eny thinge agaynste eny man yt youre father also which is in heve maye forgeve you youre trespases.
  26. And they came agayne to Hierusalem. And as he walked in the teple ther came to him ye hye prestes and the Scribes and the elders
  27. and sayd vnto him: by what auctorite doest thou these thinges? and who gave the this auctorite to do these thinges?
  28. Jesus answered and sayde vnto them: I will also axe of you a certayne thinge: and answere ye me and I wyll tell you by what auctorite I do these thinges.
  29. The baptyme of John was it from heven or of men? Answer me.
  30. And they thought in them selves sayinge: yf we shall saye from heven: he will saye why then dyd ye not beleve him?
  31. but if we shall saye of me: then feare we ye people. For all men counted John that he was a verie Prophete.
  32. And they answered and sayd vnto Jesu: we cannot tell. And Jesus answered and sayd vnto them: nether wyll I tell you by what auctorite I do these thynges.
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