11 The Pharisees came and began to argue with him, asking him for a sign from heaven, to test him. 12And he sighed deeply in his spirit and said, Why does this generation ask for a sign? Truly I tell you, no sign will be given to this generation. 13And he left them, and getting into the boat again, he went across to the other side.
14 Now the disciples* had forgotten to bring any bread; and they had only one loaf with them in the boat.
15And he cautioned them, saying, Watch outbeware of the yeast of the Pharisees and the yeast of Herod.*
16They said to one another, It is because we have no bread.
17And becoming aware of it, Jesus said to them, Why are you talking about having no bread? Do you still not perceive or understand? Are your hearts hardened?
18Do you have eyes, and fail to see? Do you have ears, and fail to hear? And do you not remember?
19When I broke the five loaves for the five thousand, how many baskets full of broken pieces did you collect? They said to him, Twelve.
20And the seven for the four thousand, how many baskets full of broken pieces did you collect? And they said to him, Seven.
21Then he said to them, Do you not yet understand?
22 They came to Bethsaida. Some people* brought a blind man to him and begged him to touch him.
23He took the blind man by the hand and led him out of the village; and when he had put saliva on his eyes and laid his hands on him, he asked him, Can you see anything?
24And the man* looked up and said, I can see people, but they look like trees, walking.
25Then Jesus* laid his hands on his eyes again; and he looked intently and his sight was restored, and he saw everything clearly.
26Then he sent him away to his home, saying, Do not even go into the village.*
The New Revised Standard Version (Anglicized Edition), copyright 1989, 1995 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
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