Luke 7:15-25 NIV

15 The dead man sat up and began to talk, and Jesus gave him back to his mother.
16 They were all filled with awe and praised God. “A great prophet has appeared among us,” they said. “God has come to help his people.”

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17 This news about Jesus spread throughout Judea and the surrounding country.

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Jesus and John the Baptist

18 John’s disciples told him about all these things. Calling two of them,

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19 he sent them to the Lord to ask, “Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect someone else?”
20 When the men came to Jesus, they said, “John the Baptist sent us to you to ask, ‘Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect someone else?’ ”
21 At that very time Jesus cured many who had diseases, sicknesses and evil spirits, and gave sight to many who were blind.

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22 So he replied to the messengers, “Go back and report to John what you have seen and heard: The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosyaare cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is proclaimed to the poor.

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    • y 7:22 - The Greek word traditionally translated "leprosy" was used for various diseases affecting the skin.
      23 Blessed is anyone who does not stumble on account of me.”
      24 After John’s messengers left, Jesus began to speak to the crowd about John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed swayed by the wind?
      25 If not, what did you go out to see? A man dressed in fine clothes? No, those who wear expensive clothes and indulge in luxury are in palaces.