And when he had finished all his words in the hearing of the people, he entered into Capharnaum.
And the servant of a certain centurion who was dear to him, being sick, was ready to die.
And when he had heard of Jesus, he sent unto him the ancients of the Jews, desiring him to come and heal his servant.
And when they came to Jesus, they besought him earnestly, saying to him: He is worthy that thou shouldest do this for him.
For he loveth our nation: and he hath built us a synagogue.
And Jesus went with them. And when he was now not far from the house, the centurion sent his friends to him, saying: Lord, trouble not thyself; for I am not worthy that thou shouldst enter under my roof.