Matthew 17:14-21 CSB

The Power of Faith over a Demon

14 When they reached the crowd, a man approached and knelt down before Him.

References for Matthew 17:14

      15 "Lord," he said, "have mercy on my son, because he has seizuresa and suffers severely. He often falls into the fire and often into the water.

      References for Matthew 17:15

        • j 17:15 - Lit he is moonstruck; thought to be a form of epilepsy
          16 I brought him to Your disciples, but they couldn't heal him."
          17 Jesus replied, "You unbelieving and rebellious b generation! How long will I be with you? How long must I put up with you? Bring him here to Me."

          References for Matthew 17:17

            • k 17:17 - Or corrupt, or perverted, or twisted; Dt 32:5
              18 Then Jesus rebuked the demon,c and itd came out of him, and from that momente the boy was healed.

              References for Matthew 17:18

                • l 17:18 - Lit rebuked him or it
                • m 17:18 - Lit the demon
                • n 17:18 - Lit hour
                  19 Then the disciples approached Jesus privately and said, "Why couldn't we drive it out?"
                  20 "Because of your little faith," Hef told them. "For I assure you: If you have faith the size of g a mustard seed, you will tell this mountain, 'Move from here to there,' and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. [

                  References for Matthew 17:20

                    • o 17:20 - Other mss read your unbelief," Jesus
                    • p 17:20 - Lit faith like
                      21 However, this kind does not come out except by prayer and fasting.]" h

                      References for Matthew 17:21

                        • q 17:21 - Other mss omit bracketed text; Mk 9:29