Luke 8:46

46 But Jesus said, "Someone touched me, for I perceive that 1power has gone out from me."

Luke 8:46 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 8:46

And Jesus said, somebody hath touched me
Not in a common and accidental way, but with design, and in the strength of faith:

for I perceive that virtue is gone out of me:
for the cure of the person that had touched him, and that not without his knowledge and will; (See Gill on Luke 6:19).

Luke 8:46 In-Context

44 She came up behind him and touched the fringe of his garment, and immediately her discharge of blood ceased.
45 And Jesus said, "Who was it that touched me?" When all denied it, Peter said, "Master, the crowds surround you and are pressing in on you!"
46 But Jesus said, "Someone touched me, for I perceive that power has gone out from me."
47 And when the woman saw that she was not hidden, she came trembling, and falling down before him declared in the presence of all the people why she had touched him, and how she had been immediately healed.
48 And he said to her, "Daughter, your faith has made you well; go in peace."

Cross References 1

  • 1. Luke 5:17; Luke 6:19; [Acts 10:38]
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