29"Good answer!" he said. "And because you have answered so well, I have healed your daughter." 30
And when she arrived home, her little girl was lying quietly in bed, and the demon was gone.
Jesus left Tyre and went to Sidon, then back to the Sea of Galilee and the region of the Ten Towns. a32
A deaf man with a speech impediment was brought to him, and the people begged Jesus to lay his hands on the man to heal him.
Jesus led him to a private place away from the crowd. He put his fingers into the man's ears. Then, spitting onto his own fingers, he touched the man's tongue with the spittle.
And looking up to heaven, he sighed and commanded, "Be opened!" b35
Instantly the man could hear perfectly and speak plainly!
Jesus told the crowd not to tell anyone, but the more he told them not to, the more they spread the news,
for they were completely amazed. Again and again they said, "Everything he does is wonderful. He even heals those who are deaf and mute."
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)