When Yeshua had finished speaking to the people, he went back to K'far-Nachum.
A Roman army officer there had a servant he regarded highly, who was sick to the point of death.
Hearing about Yeshua, the officer sent some Jewish elders to him with the request that he come and heal his servant.
They came to Yeshua and pleaded earnestly with him, "He really deserves to have you do this,
for he loves our people -- in fact, he built the synagogue for us!"
So Yeshua went with them. He had not gone far from the house, when the officer sent friends who said to him, "Sir, don't trouble yourself. I'm not worthy to have you come under my roof --