1And they came to Jericho. And 2as he was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a great crowd, Bartimaeus, 3a blind beggar, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the roadside.
And when he heard that it was 4Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out and say, "Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!"
And many 5rebuked him, telling him to be silent. But he cried out all the more, "Son of David, have mercy on me!"
And Jesus stopped and said, "Call him." And they called the blind man, saying to him, 6"Take heart. Get up; he is calling you."
And throwing off his 7cloak, he sprang up and came to Jesus.
And Jesus said to him, 8"What do you want me to do for you?" And the blind man said to him, 9"Rabbi, let me recover my sight."
And Jesus said to him, "Go your way; 10your faith has 11made you well." And immediately he recovered his sight and followed him on the way.