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Jesus Cleanses a Leper
When he came down from the mountain,
great crowds followed him.
And behold, a leper
came to him and
knelt before him, saying, "Lord, if you will, you can make me clean."
stretched out his hand and touched him, saying,
"I will; be clean."
And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.
And Jesus said to him,
"See that you say nothing to anyone, but go,
show yourself to the priest and
offer the gift that Moses commanded,
for a proof to them."
Matthew 8:1-4 In-Context
When he came down from the mountain, great crowds followed him.
And behold, a leper came to him and knelt before him, saying, "Lord, if you will, you can make me clean."
And Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, "I will; be clean." And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.
And Jesus said to him, "See that you say nothing to anyone, but go, show yourself to the priest and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a proof to them."
When he entered Capernaum, a centurion came forward to him, appealing to him,
"Lord, my servant is lying paralyzed at home, suffering terribly."
And he said to him, "I will come and heal him."
But the centurion replied, "Lord, I am not worthy to have you come under my roof, but only say the word, and my servant will be healed.
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