Jesus Heals a Man With Leprosy

1 When Jesus came down from the mountainside, large crowds followed him.

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      2 A man with leprosya came and knelt before him and said, “Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean.”

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        • „ 8:2 - The Greek word traditionally translated "leprosy" was used for various diseases affecting the skin.
          3 Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. “I am willing,” he said. “Be clean!” Immediately he was cleansed of his leprosy.
          4 Then Jesus said to him, “See that you don’t tell anyone. But go, show yourself to the priest and offer the gift Moses commanded, as a testimony to them.”

          The Faith of the Centurion

          5 When Jesus had entered Capernaum, a centurion came to him, asking for help.

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              6 “Lord,” he said, “my servant lies at home paralyzed, suffering terribly.”

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              7 Jesus said to him, “Shall I come and heal him?”
              8 The centurion replied, “Lord, I do not deserve to have you come under my roof. But just say the word, and my servant will be healed.

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              9 For I myself am a man under authority, with soldiers under me. I tell this one, ‘Go,’ and he goes; and that one, ‘Come,’ and he comes. I say to my servant, ‘Do this,’ and he does it.”
              10 When Jesus heard this, he was amazed and said to those following him, “Truly I tell you, I have not found anyone in Israel with such great faith.

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