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And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the sick of the palsy; Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee.
so that his fame was spread over all Syria: and they brought unto him all sick people that were afflicted with any diseases or pains, demoniacs, lunatics, and paralytics; and he healed them.
in the evening they brought him several demoniacs: and he cast out the spirits with a word, and healed all that were sick:
In the evening, when the sun was set, they brought to him many diseased, and several demoniacks.
Some time after he returned to Capernaum; upon the rumour that he was there,
for instance, they brought a man in his bed lying sick of the palsy: and try'd to. bring him directly into his presence.
insomuch that they brought the sick into the streets, and laid them on beds and couches, that at the least, the shadow of Peter might cover some of them, as he pass'd by.
or aprons that had touch'd his skin, to the distemper'd, they were cured, and the evil spirits came out of the possessed.
when Jesus heard it, he was surpriz'd, and said to his followers, I profess I have not met with such an instance of faith, no not in Israel.
who finding it impossible to come nigh Him because of the press, uncovered the roof where He was: and when they had broken it up, they let down the cradle wherein the paralytic lay.
but when they found it impracticable to bring him in through the crowd, they went up the gallery to the leads, and let him down through the ceiling in his bed among the company, where Jesus was,
and he did not want any information concerning man: for he knew of himself the secret of their hearts.
one day he heard Paul preach, who fixing his eyes upon him, and perceiving that he expected to be cured,
it will be said, "you have a speculative faith, but mine is practical. where is your faith, if no effects appear? as for me, my actions will vouch for my faith.
but Jesus turned about, and looking upon her, said, daughter lay aside your fears, thy faith hath cured thee: and the woman was cured from that instant.
and he said to her, daughter, thy faith hath saved thee; go in peace, entirely freed from your indisposition.
then said Jesus, my lads, have ye any fish?
" happy are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered.