They came to Bethsaida,1 and some people brought a blind man2 and begged Jesus to touch him.
He took the blind man by the hand and led him outside the village. When he had spit3 on the man's eyes and put his hands on4 him, Jesus asked, "Do you see anything?"24
He looked up and said, "I see people; they look like trees walking around."
Once more Jesus put his hands on the man's eyes. Then his eyes were opened, his sight was restored, and he saw everything clearly.
Jesus sent him home, saying, "Don't go into the village.a "