2 There a centurion’s servant, whom his master valued highly, was sick and about to die.

Read Luke 7:2 Using Other Translations

And a certain centurion's servant, who was dear unto him, was sick, and ready to die.
Now a centurion had a servant who was sick and at the point of death, who was highly valued by him.
At that time the highly valued slave of a Roman officer was sick and near death.