Luke 7:1-10 CSB

A Centurion's Faith

1 When He had concluded all His sayings in the hearing of the people, He entered Capernaum.

References for Luke 7:1

      2 A centurion's slave, who was highly valued by him, was sick and about to die.
      3 When the centurion heard about Jesus, he sent some Jewish elders to Him, requesting Him to come and save the life of his slave.
      4 When they reached Jesus, they pleaded with Him earnestly, saying, "He is worthy for You to grant this,
      5 because he loves our nation and has built us a synagogue."
      6 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.

      References for Luke 7:6

        • a 7:6 - Lit and He already was not far from
          7 That is why I didn't even consider myself worthy to come to You. But say the word, and my servant will be cured.b

          References for Luke 7:7

            • b 7:7 - Other mss read and let my servant be cured
              8 For I too am a man placed under authority, having soldiers under my command.c I say to this one, 'Go!' and he goes; and to another, 'Come!' and he comes; and to my slave, 'Do this!' and he does it."

              References for Luke 7:8

                • c 7:8 - Lit under me
                  9 Jesus heard this and was amazed at him, and turning to the crowd following Him, He said, "I tell you, I have not found so great a faith even in Israel!"
                  10 When those who had been sent returned to the house, they found the slave in good health.