12 Now it came to pass in those days that He went out to the mountain to pray, and continued all night in jprayer to God. 13 And when it was day, He called His disciples to Himself; kand from them He chose ltwelve whom He also named apostles: 14 Simon, mwhom He also named Peter, and Andrew his brother; James and John; Philip and Bartholomew; 15 Matthew and Thomas; James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon called the Zealot; 16 Judas nthe son of James, and oJudas Iscariot who also became a traitor.
17 And He came down with them and stood on a level place with a crowd of His disciples pand a great multitude of people from all Judea and Jerusalem, and from the seacoast of Tyre and Sidon, who came to hear Him and be healed of their diseases, 18 as well as those who were tormented with unclean spirits. And they were healed. 19 And the whole multitude qsought to rtouch Him, for spower went out from Him and healed them all.
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