From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, "Repent, for the kingdom
of heaven is at hand."
As they went away, Jesus began to speak to the crowds concerning
John: "What did you go out into the wilderness to behold? A reed shaken
by the wind?
Then he began to upbraid the cities where most of his mighty works
had been done, because they did not repent.
At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the sabbath; his
disciples were hungry, and they began to pluck heads of grain and to
but when he saw the wind, he was afraid, and beginning to sink he cried
out, "Lord, save me."
From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to
Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and
scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised.
And Peter took him and began to rebuke him, saying, "God forbid, Lord!
This shall never happen to you."
When he began the reckoning, one was brought to him who owed him ten
He answered, "Have you not read that he who made them from the
beginning made them male and female,
He said to them, "For your hardness of heart Moses allowed you to
divorce your wives, but from the beginning it was not so.
And when evening came, the owner of the vineyard said to his steward,
`Call the laborers and pay them their wages, beginning with the last,
up to the first.'
all this is but the beginning of the birth-pangs.
For then there will be great tribulation, such as has not been from the
beginning of the world until now, no, and never will be.
and begins to beat his fellow servants, and eats and drinks with the
And they were very sorrowful, and began to say to him one after
another, "Is it I, Lord?"
And taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be
sorrowful and troubled.
Then he began to invoke a curse on himself and to swear, "I do not know
the man." And immediately the cock crowed.
So when Pilate saw that he was gaining nothing, but rather that a
riot was beginning, he took water and washed his hands before the
crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this man's blood; see to it
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
But he went out and began to talk freely about it, and to spread the
news, so that Jesus could no longer openly enter a town, but was out in
the country; and people came to him from every quarter.
One sabbath he was going through the grainfields; and as they made
their way his disciples began to pluck heads of grain.
Again he began to teach beside the sea. And a very large crowd
gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat in it on the
sea; and the whole crowd was beside the sea on the land.
And they began to beg Jesus to depart from their neighborhood.
And he went away and began to proclaim in the Decapolis how much Jesus
had done for him; and all men marveled.
And on the sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue; and many who
heard him were astonished, saying, "Where did this man get all this?
What is the wisdom given to him? What mighty works are wrought by his
And he called to him the twelve, and began to send them out two by
two, and gave them authority over the unclean spirits.
As he went ashore he saw a great throng, and he had compassion on them,
because they were like sheep without a shepherd; and he began to teach
them many things.
and ran about the whole neighborhood and began to bring sick people on
their pallets to any place where they heard he was.
The Pharisees came and began to argue with him, seeking from him a
sign from heaven, to test him.
And he began to teach them that the Son of man must suffer many
things, and be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the
scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again.
And he said this plainly. And Peter took him, and began to rebuke him.
But from the beginning of creation, `God made them male and female.'
Peter began to say to him, "Lo, we have left everything and followed
And they were on the road, going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was
walking ahead of them; and they were amazed, and those who followed
were afraid. And taking the twelve again, he began to tell them what
was to happen to him,
And when the ten heard it, they began to be indignant at James and John.
And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out
and say, "Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!"
And they came to Jerusalem. And he entered the temple and began to
drive out those who sold and those who bought in the temple, and he
overturned the tables of the money-changers and the seats of those who
And he began to speak to them in parables. "A man planted a vineyard,
and set a hedge around it, and dug a pit for the wine press, and built
a tower, and let it out to tenants, and went into another country.
And Jesus began to say to them, "Take heed that no one leads you astray.
For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; there
will be earthquakes in various places, there will be famines; this is
but the beginning of the birth-pangs.
For in those days there will be such tribulation as has not been from
the beginning of the creation which God created until now, and never
They began to be sorrowful, and to say to him one after another, "Is it
And he took with him Peter and James and John, and began to be greatly
distressed and troubled.
And some began to spit on him, and to cover his face, and to strike
him, saying to him, "Prophesy!" And the guards received him with blows.
And the maid saw him, and began again to say to the bystanders, "This
man is one of them."
But he began to invoke a curse on himself and to swear, "I do not know
this man of whom you speak."
And the crowd came up and began to ask Pilate to do as he was wont to
do for them.
And they began to salute him, "Hail, King of the Jews!"
just as they were delivered to us by those who from the beginning were
eyewitnesses and ministers of the word,
Bear fruits that befit repentance, and do not begin to say to
yourselves, `We have Abraham as our father'; for I tell you, God is
able from these stones to raise up children to Abraham.
Jesus, when he began his ministry, was about thirty years of age,
being the son (as was supposed) of Joseph, the son of Heli,
And he began to say to them, "Today this scripture has been fulfilled
in your hearing."
they beckoned to their partners in the other boat to come and help
them. And they came and filled both the boats, so that they began to
And the scribes and the Pharisees began to question, saying, "Who is
this that speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins but God only?"
And the dead man sat up, and began to speak. And he gave him to his
When the messengers of John had gone, he began to speak to the crowds
concerning John: "What did you go out into the wilderness to behold? A
reed shaken by the wind?
and standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet
with her tears, and wiped them with the hair of her head, and kissed
his feet, and anointed them with the ointment.
Then those who were at table with him began to say among themselves,
"Who is this, who even forgives sins?"
Now the day began to wear away; and the twelve came and said to him,
"Send the crowd away, to go into the villages and country round about,
to lodge and get provisions; for we are here in a lonely place."
When the crowds were increasing, he began to say, "This generation is
an evil generation; it seeks a sign, but no sign shall be given to it
except the sign of Jonah.
As he went away from there, the scribes and the Pharisees began to
press him hard, and to provoke him to speak of many things,
In the meantime, when so many thousands of the multitude had gathered
together that they trod upon one another, he began to say to his
disciples first, "Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is
But if that servant says to himself, `My master is delayed in coming,'
and begins to beat the menservants and the maidservants, and to eat and
drink and get drunk,
When once the householder has risen up and shut the door, you will
begin to stand outside and to knock at the door, saying, `Lord, open to
us.' He will answer you, `I do not know where you come from.'
Then you will begin to say, `We ate and drank in your presence, and you
taught in our streets.'
and he who invited you both will come and say to you, `Give place to
this man,' and then you will begin with shame to take the lowest place.
But they all alike began to make excuses. The first said to him, `I
have bought a field, and I must go out and see it; I pray you, have me
Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation, and is not able to finish,
all who see it begin to mock him,
saying, `This man began to build, and was not able to finish.'
And when he had spent everything, a great famine arose in that country,
and he began to be in want.
for this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is
found.' And they began to make merry.
As he was now drawing near, at the descent of the Mount of Olives, the
whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a
loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen,
And he entered the temple and began to drive out those who sold,
And he began to tell the people this parable: "A man planted a
vineyard, and let it out to tenants, and went into another country for
a long while.
Now when these things begin to take place, look up and raise your
heads, because your redemption is drawing near."
And they began to question one another, which of them it was that would
And they began to accuse him, saying, "We found this man perverting our
nation, and forbidding us to give tribute to Caesar, and saying that he
himself is Christ a king."
Then they will begin to say to the mountains, `Fall on us'; and to the
hills, `Cover us.'
It was the day of Preparation, and the sabbath was beginning.
And beginning with Moses and all the prophets, he interpreted to them
in all the scriptures the things concerning himself.
and that repentance and forgiveness of sins should be preached in his
name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word
He was in the beginning with God;
So he asked them the hour when he began to mend, and they said to him,
"Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him."
But when they heard it, they went away, one by one, beginning with the
eldest, and Jesus was left alone with the woman standing before him.
They said to him, "Who are you?" Jesus said to them, "Even what I have
told you from the beginning.
You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father's
desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do
with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he
speaks according to his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of
Never since the world began has it been heard that any one opened the
eyes of a man born blind.
Then he poured water into a basin, and began to wash the disciples'
feet, and to wipe them with the towel with which he was girded.
and you also are witnesses, because you have been with me from the
But I have said these things to you, that when their hour comes you may
remember that I told you of them.
"I did not say these things to you from the beginning, because I was
In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus
began to do and teach,
beginning from the baptism of John until the day when he was taken up
from us--one of these men must become with us a witness to his
And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in
other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
Then Philip opened his mouth, and beginning with this scripture he told
him the good news of Jesus.
the word which was proclaimed throughout all Judea, beginning from
Galilee after the baptism which John preached:
But Peter began and explained to them in order:
As I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them just as on us at the
He began to speak boldly in the synagogue; but when Priscilla and
Aquila heard him, they took him and expounded to him the way of God
and when he was called, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying:
"Since through you we enjoy much peace, and since by your provision,
most excellent Felix, reforms are introduced on behalf of this nation,
"My manner of life from my youth, spent from the beginning among my
own nation and at Jerusalem, is known by all the Jews.
As we were violently storm-tossed, they began next day to throw the
And when he had said this, he took bread, and giving thanks to God in
the presence of all he broke it and began to eat.
Much in every way. To begin with, the Jews are entrusted with the
oracles of God.
Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, as some
do, letters of recommendation to you, or from you?
Accordingly we have urged Titus that as he had already made a
beginning, he should also complete among you this gracious work.
And in this matter I give my advice: it is best for you now to complete
what a year ago you began not only to do but to desire,
And I am sure that he who began a good work in you will bring it to
completion at the day of Jesus Christ.
And you Philippians yourselves know that in the beginning of the
gospel, when I left Macedonia, no church entered into partnership with
me in giving and receiving except you only;
He is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning, the
first-born from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent.
But we are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren
beloved by the Lord, because God chose you from the beginning to be
saved, through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth.
"Thou, Lord, didst found the earth in the beginning, and the heavens
are the work of thy hands;
He is without father or mother or genealogy, and has neither beginning
of days nor end of life, but resembling the Son of God he continues a
priest for ever.
For the time has come for judgment to begin with the household of God;
and if it begins with us, what will be the end of those who do not obey
the gospel of God?
and saying, "Where is the promise of his coming? For ever since the
fathers fell asleep, all things have continued as they were from the
beginning of creation."
That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have
seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon and touched with our
hands, concerning the word of life--
Beloved, I am writing you no new commandment, but an old commandment
which you had from the beginning; the old commandment is the word which
you have heard.
I am writing to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the
beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome
the evil one. I write to you, children, because you know the Father.
I write to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the
beginning. I write to you, young men, because you are strong, and the
word of God abides in you, and you have overcome the evil one.
Let what you heard from the beginning abide in you. If what you heard
from the beginning abides in you, then you will abide in the Son and in
He who commits sin is of the devil; for the devil has sinned from the
beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works
of the devil.
For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that
we should love one another,
And now I beg you, lady, not as though I were writing you a new
commandment, but the one we have had from the beginning, that we love
And this is love, that we follow his commandments; this is the
commandment, as you have heard from the beginning, that you follow love.
"And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: `The words of
the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of God's
And he said to me, "It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the
beginning and the end. To the thirsty I will give from the fountain of
the water of life without payment.
I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and