When they came back to the disciples, they saw a large crowd around them, and some scribes arguing with them. (Mark 9:14)

Immediately, when the entire crowd saw Him, they were amazed and began running up to greet Him. (Mark 9:15)

And He asked them, "What are you discussing with them?" (Mark 9:16)

And one of the crowd answered Him, "Teacher, I brought You my son, possessed with a spirit which makes him mute; (Mark 9:17)

and whenever it seizes him, it slams him to the ground and he foams at the mouth, and grinds his teeth and stiffens out. I told Your disciples to cast it out, and they could not do it." (Mark 9:18)

And He answered them and said, "O unbelieving generation, how long shall I be with you? How long shall I put up with you? Bring him to Me!" (Mark 9:19)

They brought the boy to Him. When he saw Him, immediately the spirit threw him into a convulsion, and falling to the ground, he began rolling around and foaming at the mouth. (Mark 9:20)

And He asked his father, "How long has this been happening to him?" And he said, "From childhood. (Mark 9:21)

"It has often thrown him both into the fire and into the water to destroy him. But if You can do anything, take pity on us and help us!" (Mark 9:22)

And Jesus said to him, " `If You can?' All things are possible to him who believes." (Mark 9:23)

Immediately the boy's father cried out and said, "I do believe; help my unbelief." (Mark 9:24)

When Jesus saw that a crowd was rapidly gathering, He rebuked the unclean spirit, saying to it, "You deaf and mute spirit, I command you, come out of him and do not enter him again." (Mark 9:25)

After crying out and throwing him into terrible convulsions, it came out; and the boy became so much like a corpse that most of them said, "He is dead!" (Mark 9:26)

But Jesus took him by the hand and raised him; and he got up. (Mark 9:27)

When He came into the house, His disciples began questioning Him privately, "Why could we not drive it out?" (Mark 9:28)

And He said to them, "This kind cannot come out by anything but prayer." (Mark 9:29)


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