Matthew 8



A Leper Cleansed

1 When Jesus came down from the mountain, large crowds followed Him.

1 When he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him.

1 When He came down from the mountain, large crowds followed Him.

1 When Jesus came down from the hillside, large crowds followed him.

1 When Jesus came down from the mountain, great throngs followed Him.

2 And a leper came to Him and bowed down before Him, and said, "Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean."

2 And, behold, there came a leper and worshipped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.

2 Right away a man with a serious skin disease came up and knelt before Him, saying, "Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean."

2 Suddenly, a leper came up to him, fell down before him, and said, "Sir, if you want to, you can make me clean."

2 And behold, a leper came up to Him and, prostrating himself, worshiped Him, saying, Lord, if You are willing, You are able to cleanse me by curing me.

3 Jesus stretched out His hand and touched him, saying, "I am willing; be cleansed." And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.

3 And Jesus put forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will; be thou clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.

3 Reaching out His hand He touched him, saying, "I am willing; be made clean." Immediately his disease was healed.

3 So Jesus reached out his hand, touched him, and said, "I do want to. Be clean!" And instantly his leprosy was made clean.

3 And He reached out His hand and touched him, saying, I am willing; be cleansed by being cured. And instantly his leprosy was cured and cleansed.

4 And Jesus said to him, "See that you tell no one; but go, show yourself to the priest and present the offering that Moses commanded, as a testimony to them."

4 And Jesus saith unto him, See thou tell no man; but go thy way, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.

4 Then Jesus told him, "See that you don't tell anyone; but go, show yourself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses prescribed, as a testimony to them."

4 Then Jesus told him, "See to it that you don't speak to anyone. Instead, go and show yourself to the priest, and then offer the sacrifice that Moses commanded as proof to the authorities."

4 And Jesus said to him, See that you tell nothing about this to anyone; but go, show yourself to the priest and present the offering that Moses commanded, for a testimony [to your healing] and as an evidence to the people.

A Centurion's Slave Healed

5 And when Jesus entered Capernaum, a centurion came to Him, imploring Him,

5 And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him,

5 When He entered Capernaum, a centurion came to Him, pleading with Him,

5 When Jesus returned to Capernaum, a centurion came up to him and begged him repeatedly,

5 As Jesus went into Capernaum, a centurion came up to Him, begging Him,

6 and saying, "Lord, my servant is lying paralyzed at home, fearfully tormented."

6 And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented.

6 "Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, in terrible agony!"

6 "Sir, my servant is lying at home paralyzed and in terrible pain."

6 And saying, Lord, my servant boy is lying at the house paralyzed and distressed with intense pains.

7 Jesus said to him, "I will come and heal him."

7 And Jesus saith unto him, I will come and heal him.

7 "I will come and heal him," He told him.

7 Jesus told him, "I will come and heal him."

7 And Jesus said to him, I will come and restore him.

8 But the centurion said, "Lord, I am not worthy for You to come under my roof, but just say the word, and my servant will be healed.

8 The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof: but speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed.

8 "Lord," the centurion replied, "I am not worthy to have You come under my roof. But only say the word, and my servant will be cured.

8 The centurion replied, "Sir, I am not worthy to have you come under my roof. But just say the word, and my servant will be healed,

8 But the centurion replied to Him, Lord, I am not worthy or fit to have You come under my roof; but only speak the word, and my servant boy will be cured.

9 "For I also am a man under authority, with soldiers under me; and I say to this one, 'Go!' and he goes, and to another, 'Come!' and he comes, and to my slave, 'Do this!' and he does it."

9 For I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me: and I say to this man, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it.

9 For I too am a man under authority, having soldiers under my command. I say to this one, 'Go!' and he goes; and to another, 'Come!' and he comes; and to my slave, 'Do this!' and he does it."

9 because I, too, am a man under authority and I have soldiers under me. I say to one of them "Go' and he goes, to another "Come' and he comes, and to my servant "Do this' and he does it."

9 For I also am a man subject to authority, with soldiers subject to me. And I say to one, Go, and he goes; and to another, Come, and he comes; and to my slave, Do this, and he does it.

10 Now when Jesus heard this, He marveled and said to those who were following, "Truly I say to you, I have not found such great faith with anyone in Israel.

10 When Jesus heard it, he marvelled, and said to them that followed, Verily I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel.

10 Hearing this, Jesus was amazed and said to those following Him, "I assure you: I have not found anyone in Israel with so great a faith!

10 When Jesus heard this, he was amazed and told those who were following him, "I tell all of you with certainty, not even in Israel have I found this kind of faith!

10 When Jesus heard him, He marveled and said to those who followed Him [ who adhered steadfastly to Him, conforming to His example in living and, if need be, in dying also], I tell you truly, I have not found so much faith as this with anyone, even in Israel.

11 "I say to you that many will come from east and west, and recline at the table with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven;

11 And I say unto you, That many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven.

11 I tell you that many will come from east and west, and recline at the table with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven.

11 I tell all of you, many will come from east and west and will feast with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom from heaven.

11 I tell you, many will come from east and west, and will sit at table with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven,

12 but the sons of the kingdom will be cast out into the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."

12 But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

12 But the sons of the kingdom will be thrown into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."

12 But the unfaithful heirs of that kingdom will be thrown into the darkness outside. In that place there will be wailing and gnashing of teeth."

12 While the sons and heirs of the kingdom will be driven out into the darkness outside, where there will be weeping and grinding of teeth.

13 And Jesus said to the centurion, "Go; it shall be done for you as you have believed." And the servant was healed that very moment.

13 And Jesus said unto the centurion, Go thy way; and as thou hast believed, so be it done unto thee. And his servant was healed in the selfsame hour.

13 Then Jesus told the centurion, "Go. As you have believed, let it be done for you." And his servant was cured that very moment.

13 "Go," Jesus told the centurion, "and it will be done for you, just as you have believed." And his servant was healed that very hour.

13 Then to the centurion Jesus said, Go; it shall be done for you as you have believed. And the servant boy was restored to health at that very moment.

Many At Capernaum Are Healed

14 When Jesus came into Peter's home, He saw his mother-in-law lying sick in bed with a fever.

14 And when Jesus was come into Peter's house, he saw his wife's mother laid, and sick of a fever.

14 When Jesus went into Peter's house, He saw his mother-in-law lying in bed with a fever.

14 When Jesus went into Peter's house, he saw Peter's mother-in-law lying in bed, sick with a fever.

14 And when Jesus went into Peter's house, He saw his mother-in-law lying ill with a fever.

15 He touched her hand, and the fever left her; and she got up and waited on Him.

15 And he touched her hand, and the fever left her: and she arose, and ministered unto them.

15 So He touched her hand, and the fever left her. Then she got up and began to serve Him.

15 He touched her hand, and the fever left her. Then she got up and began serving him.

15 He touched her hand and the fever left her; and she got up and began waiting on Him.

16 When evening came, they brought to Him many who were demon-possessed; and He cast out the spirits with a word, and healed all who were ill.

16 When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick:

16 When evening came, they brought to Him many who were demon-possessed. He drove out the spirits with a word and healed all who were sick,

16 When evening came, people brought to him many who were possessed by demons. He drove out the spirits by speaking a command and healed everyone who was sick.

16 When evening came, they brought to Him many who were under the power of demons, and He drove out the spirits with a word and restored to health all who were sick.

17 This was to fulfill what was spoken through Isaiah the prophet: "HE HIMSELF TOOK OUR INFIRMITIES AND CARRIED AWAY OUR DISEASES."

17 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.

17 so that what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled: He Himself took our weaknesses and carried our diseases.

17 This was to fulfill what was declared by the prophet Isaiah when he said, "It was he who took our illnesses away and removed our diseases."

17 And thus He fulfilled what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah, He Himself took [ in order to carry away] our weaknesses and infirmities and bore away our diseases.

Would-Be Followers

18 Now when Jesus saw a crowd around Him, He gave orders to depart to the other side of the sea.

18 Now when Jesus saw great multitudes about him, he gave commandment to depart unto the other side.

18 When Jesus saw large crowds around Him, He gave the order to go to the other side [of the sea].

18 When Jesus saw the large crowds around him, he gave orders to cross to the other side of the Sea of Galilee.

18 Now Jesus, when He saw the great throngs around Him, gave orders to cross to the other side [of the lake].

What It Takes To Be A Disciple

19 Then a scribe came and said to Him, "Teacher, I will follow You wherever You go."

19 And a certain scribe came, and said unto him, Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.

19 A scribe approached Him and said, "Teacher, I will follow You wherever You go!"

19 Just then, a scribe came up and told him, "Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go."

19 And a scribe came up and said to Him, Master, I will accompany You wherever You go.

20 Jesus said to him, "The foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head."

20 And Jesus saith unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

20 Jesus told him, "Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay His head."

20 Jesus told him, "Foxes have holes and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to rest."

20 And Jesus replied to him, Foxes have holes and the birds of the air have lodging places, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head.

21 Another of the disciples said to Him, "Lord, permit me first to go and bury my father."

21 And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.

21 "Lord," another of His disciples said, "first let me go bury my father."

21 Then another of his disciples told him, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father."

21 Another of the disciples said to Him, Lord, let me first go and bury [ care for till death] my father.

22 But Jesus said to him, "Follow Me, and allow the dead to bury their own dead."

22 But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.

22 But Jesus told him, "Follow Me, and let the dead bury their own dead."

22 But Jesus told him, "Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead."

22 But Jesus said to him, Follow Me, and leave the dead [ in sin] to bury their own dead.

Calming Of A Storm

23 When He got into the boat, His disciples followed Him.

23 And when he was entered into a ship, his disciples followed him.

23 As He got into the boat, His disciples followed Him.

23 When Jesus got into the boat, his disciples went with him.

23 And after He got into the boat, His disciples followed Him.

24 And behold, there arose a great storm on the sea, so that the boat was being covered with the waves; but Jesus Himself was asleep.

24 And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep.

24 Suddenly, a violent storm arose on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by the waves. But He was sleeping.

24 Suddenly, a violent storm came up on the sea, so that the boat began to be swamped by the waves. Yet Jesus kept sleeping.

24 And suddenly, behold, there arose a violent storm on the sea, so that the boat was being covered up by the waves; but He was sleeping.

25 And they came to Him and woke Him, saying, "Save us, Lord; we are perishing!"

25 And his disciples came to him, and awoke him, saying, Lord, save us: we perish.

25 So the disciples came and woke Him up, saying, "Lord, save [us]! We're going to die!"

25 They went to him and woke him up. "Lord!" they cried, "Save us! We're going to die!"

25 And they went and awakened Him, saying, Lord, rescue and preserve us! We are perishing!

26 He said to them, "Why are you afraid, you men of little faith?" Then He got up and rebuked the winds and the sea, and it became perfectly calm.

26 And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.

26 But He said to them, "Why are you fearful, you of little faith?" Then He got up and rebuked the winds and the sea. And there was a great calm.

26 He asked them, "Why are you afraid, you who have little faith?" Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm.

26 And He said to them, Why are you timid and afraid, O you of little faith? Then He got up and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great and wonderful calm ( a perfect peaceableness).

27 The men were amazed, and said, "What kind of a man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey Him?"

27 But the men marvelled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!

27 The men were amazed and asked, "What kind of man is this?-even the winds and the sea obey Him!"

27 The men were amazed. "What kind of man is this?" they asked. "Even the winds and the sea obey him!"

27 And the men were stunned with bewildered wonder and marveled, saying, What kind of Man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey Him!

Demon-Possessed Gadarenes Healed

28 When He came to the other side into the country of the Gadarenes, two men who were demon-possessed met Him as they were coming out of the tombs. They were so extremely violent that no one could pass by that way.

28 And when he was come to the other side into the country of the Gergesenes, there met him two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by that way.

28 When He had come to the other side, to the region of the Gadarenes, two demon-possessed men met Him as they came out of the tombs. They were so violent that no one could pass that way.

28 When Jesus arrived on the other side in the region of the Gerasenes, two demon-possessed men met him as they were coming out of the tombs. They were so violent that no one could travel on that road.

28 And when He arrived at the other side in the country of the Gadarenes, two men under the control of demons went to meet Him, coming out of the tombs, so fierce and savage that no one was able to pass that way.

29 And they cried out, saying, "What business do we have with each other, Son of God? Have You come here to torment us before the time?"

29 And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art thou come hither to torment us before the time?

29 Suddenly they shouted, "What do You have to do with us, Son of God? Have You come here to torment us before the time?"

29 Suddenly, they screamed, "What do you want with us, Son of God? Did you come here to torture us before the proper time?"

29 And behold, they shrieked and screamed, What have You to do with us, Jesus, Son of God? Have You come to torment us before the appointed time?

30 Now there was a herd of many swine feeding at a distance from them.

30 And there was a good way off from them an herd of many swine feeding.

30 Now a long way off from them, a large herd of pigs was feeding.

30 Now a large herd of pigs was grazing some distance away from them.

30 Now at some distance from there a drove of many hogs was grazing.

31 The demons began to entreat Him, saying, "If You are going to cast us out, send us into the herd of swine."

31 So the devils besought him, saying, If thou cast us out, suffer us to go away into the herd of swine.

31 "If You drive us out," the demons begged Him, "send us into the herd of pigs."

31 So the demons began to plead with Jesus, saying, "If you drive us out, send us into that herd of pigs."

31 And the demons begged Him, If You drive us out, send us into the drove of hogs.

32 And He said to them, "Go!" And they came out and went into the swine, and the whole herd rushed down the steep bank into the sea and perished in the waters.

32 And he said unto them, Go. And when they were come out, they went into the herd of swine: and, behold, the whole herd of swine ran violently down a steep place into the sea, and perished in the waters.

32 "Go!" He told them. So when they had come out, they entered the pigs. And suddenly the whole herd rushed down the steep bank into the sea and perished in the water.

32 He told them, "Go," and they came out and went into the pigs. Suddenly, the whole herd rushed down a steep slope into the sea and drowned in the water.

32 And He said to them, Begone! So they came out and went into the hogs, and behold, the whole drove rushed down the steep bank into the sea and died in the water.

33 The herdsmen ran away, and went to the city and reported everything, including what had happened to the demoniacs.

33 And they that kept them fled, and went their ways into the city, and told every thing, and what was befallen to the possessed of the devils.

33 Then the men who tended them fled. They went into the city and reported everything-especially what had happened to those who were demon-possessed.

33 Now when those who had been taking care of the pigs ran away, they came into the city and reported everything, especially what had happened to the demon-possessed men.

33 The herdsmen fled and went into the town and reported everything, including what had happened to the men under the power of demons.

34 And behold, the whole city came out to meet Jesus; and when they saw Him, they implored Him to leave their region.

34 And, behold, the whole city came out to meet Jesus: and when they saw him, they besought him that he would depart out of their coasts.

34 At that, the whole town went out to meet Jesus. When they saw Him, they begged Him to leave their region.

34 Then the whole city went out to meet Jesus, and as soon as they saw him, they begged him to leave their region.

34 And behold, the whole town went out to meet Jesus; and as soon as they saw Him, they begged Him to depart from their locality.



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