291As they were leavingJericho, a largecrowdfollowed Him.
And twoblindmensitting by the road, hearing that Jesus was passing by, cried out, "Lord, 2havemercy on us, 3Son of David !"
The crowdsternlytold them to be quiet, but they cried out all the more, "Lord, 4Son of David, havemercy on us!"
And Jesusstopped and called them, and said, "What do you want Me to do for you?"33
They said to Him, "Lord, we want our eyes to be opened."
34Moved with compassion, Jesustouched their eyes ; and immediately they regained their sight and followed Him.