Mark 7:31-36 NIV

The Healing of a Deaf and Mute Man

7:31-37pp -- Mt 15:29-31

31 Then Jesus left the vicinity of Tyre1 and went through Sidon, down to the Sea of Galilee2 and into the region of the Decapolis.a3

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    • i 7:31 - That is, the Ten Cities
      32 There some people brought to him a man who was deaf and could hardly talk,4 and they begged him to place his hand on5 the man.

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      33 After he took him aside, away from the crowd, Jesus put his fingers into the man's ears. Then he spit6 and touched the man's tongue.

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      34 He looked up to heaven7 and with a deep sigh8 said to him, ""Ephphatha!"" (which means, "Be opened!").

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      35 At this, the man's ears were opened, his tongue was loosened and he began to speak plainly.9

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      36 Jesus commanded them not to tell anyone.10 But the more he did so, the more they kept talking about it.

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