But when Jesus perceived their thoughts
Being God omniscient;
he answering said unto them, what reason ye in your
This he said, not as being ignorant what their reasonings were, for it is before said he perceived their thoughts, but to expose the wickedness of them; in one exemplar of Beza's it is added, "evil things", as in ( Matthew 9:4 ) . (See Gill on Matthew 9:4).