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Matthew 9:2 DBY

2 And behold, they brought to him a paralytic, laid upon a bed; and Jesus, seeing their faith, said to the paralytic, Be of good courage, child; thy sins are forgiven.

Study tools for Matthew 9:2

  • a 9:1 - i.e. Capernaum, ch. 4.13, and Mark 2.1.
  • b 9:8 - Exousia, 'right,' 'authority:' see Note, ch. 10.1 and John 10.18.
  • c 9:13 - See Hos. 6.6.
  • d 9:16 - Lit. 'unfulled,' 'unmilled.'
  • e 9:18 - Mark 5.23 has 'is at extremity;' Luke 8.42 'was dying.' It is possible that Matthew may give the result of the servant's message. It may be translated 'has just now died,' or 'has even now died:' see Rev. 2.8.
  • f 9:31 - Or 'fame' -- translated in ch. 28.15 'is current' and in Mark 1.45 'spread abroad.'
  • g 9:34 - En, 'in the power of,'
  • h 9:38 - See Note, ch. 8.34.