And when he completed all his sayings in the ears of the people, he went into Capernaum;
and a certain centurion's servant being ill, was about to die, who was much valued by him,
and having heard about Jesus, he sent unto him elders of the Jews, beseeching him, that having come he might thoroughly save his servant.
And they, having come near unto Jesus, were calling upon him earnestly, saying -- `He is worthy to whom thou shalt do this,
for he doth love our nation, and the synagogue he did build to us.'
And Jesus was going on with them, and now when he is not far distant from the house the centurion sent unto him friends, saying to him, `Sir, be not troubled, for I am not worthy that under my roof thou mayest enter;