Jesus Heals a Centurion's Servant

1 1When He had completed all His discourse in the hearing of the people, 2He went to Capernaum.

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2 And a centurion's slave, who was highly regarded by him, was sick and about to die.

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    • a 7:2 - Lit "to whom he was honorable"
      3 When he heard about Jesus, 3he sent some Jewish elders asking Him to come and save the life of his slave.

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        • b 7:3 - Lit "elders of the Jews"
        • c 7:3 - Lit "bring safely through, rescue"
          4 When they came to Jesus, they earnestly implored Him, saying, "He is worthy for You to grant this to him;
          5 for he loves our nation and it was he who built us our synagogue."
          6 Now Jesus started on His way with them; and when He was not far from the house, the centurion sent friends, saying to Him, "Lord, do not trouble Yourself further, for I am not worthy for You to come under my roof;

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            • d 7:6 - Or "Sir"
              7 for this reason I did not even consider myself worthy to come to You, but just say the word, and my servant will be healed.

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                • e 7:7 - Lit "say with a word"
                • f 7:7 - Or "boy"
                  8 "For I also am a man placed under authority, with soldiers under me; and I say to this one, 'Go!' and he goes, and to another, 'Come!' and he comes, and to my slave, 'Do this!' and he does it."
                  9 Now when Jesus heard this, He marveled at him, and turned and said to the crowd that was following Him, "I say to you, 4not even in Israel have I found such great faith."

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                  10 When those who had been sent returned to the house, they found the slave in good health.
                  11 Soon afterwards * He went to a city called Nain; and His disciples were going along with Him, accompanied by a large crowd.

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                    • g 7:11 - Lit "and"
                      12 Now as He approached the gate of the city, a dead man was being carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow; and a sizeable crowd from the city was with her.

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                        • h 7:12 - Lit "one who had died"
                        • i 7:12 - Or "only begotten"
                          13 When 5the Lord saw her, He felt compassion for her, and said to her, "Do not weep."

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                            • j 7:13 - Or "Stop weeping"
                              14 And He came up and touched the coffin; and the bearers came to a halt. And He said, "Young man, I say to you, arise!"
                              15 The dead man sat up and began to speak. And Jesus gave him back to his mother.

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                                • k 7:15 - Or "corpse"
                                  16 6Fear gripped them all, and they began 7glorifying God, saying, "A great 8prophet has arisen among us!" and, "God has visited His people!"

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                                  17 9This report concerning Him went out all over Judea and in all the surrounding district.

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                                  A Deputation from John

                                  18 10The disciples of John reported to him about all these things.

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