When He had concluded all His sayings in the hearing of the people, He entered Capernaum.
A centurion's slave, who was highly valued by him, was sick and about to die.
When the centurion heard about Jesus, he sent some Jewish elders to Him, requesting Him to come and save the life of his slave.
When they reached Jesus, they pleaded with Him earnestly, saying, "He is worthy for You to grant this,
because he loves our nation and has built us a synagogue."
Jesus went with them, and when He was not far froma the house, the centurion sent friends to tell Him, "Lord, don't trouble Yourself, since I am not worthy to have You come under my roof.