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2 Kings 10:15

When Jehu left there, he met Jehonadab son of Rechab coming to meet him. He saluted him and said to him, Is your heart right, as my heart is with yours? Jehonadab answered, It is. [Jehu said] If it is, give me your hand. He gave him his hand, and Jehu took him up into the chariot.

Mark 9:27

But Jesus took [ a strong grip of] his hand and began lifting him up, and he stood.

Acts 3:7

Then he took hold of the man's right hand with a firm grip and raised him up. And at once his feet and ankle bones became strong and steady,

Acts 9:41

And he gave her his hand and lifted her up. Then calling in God's people and the widows, he presented her to them alive.

Matthew 5:13

You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste (its strength, its quality), how can its saltness be restored? It is not good for anything any longer but to be thrown out and trodden underfoot by men.

Luke 14:34

Salt is good [an excellent thing], but if salt has lost its strength and has become saltless (insipid, flat), how shall its saltness be restored?

1 Kings 17:21

And he stretched himself upon the child three times and cried to the Lord and said, O Lord my God, I pray You, let this child's soul come back into him.

1 Kings 17:22

And the Lord heard the voice of Elijah, and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived.

2 Kings 4:34

He went up and lay on the child, put his mouth on his mouth, his eyes on his eyes, and his hands on his hands. And as he stretched himself on him and embraced him, the child's flesh became warm.

2 Kings 4:35

Then he returned and walked in the house to and fro and went up again and stretched himself upon him. And the child sneezed seven times, and then opened his eyes.

Matthew 9:20-22

And behold, a woman who had suffered from a flow of blood for twelve years came up behind Him and touched the fringe of His garment; For she kept saying to herself, If I only touch His garment, I shall be restored to health. Jesus turned around and, seeing her, He said, Take courage, daughter! Your faith has made you well. And at once the woman was restored to health.

Matthew 14:34-36

And when they had crossed over to the other side, they went ashore at Gennesaret. And when the men of that place recognized Him, they sent around into all the surrounding country and brought to Him all who were sick And begged Him to let them merely touch the fringe of His garment; and as many as touched it were perfectly restored.

Mark 3:10

For He had healed so many that all who had distressing bodily diseases kept falling upon Him and pressing upon Him in order that they might touch Him.

Luke 6:19

And all the multitude were seeking to touch Him, for healing power was all the while going forth from Him and curing them all [ saving them from severe illnesses or calamities].

Matthew 8:3

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.

Matthew 8:15

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

Matthew 9:29

Then He touched their eyes, saying, According to your faith and trust and reliance [on the power invested in Me] be it done to you;

Matthew 9:30

And their eyes were opened. And Jesus earnestly and sternly charged them, See that you let no one know about this.

Matthew 17:7

But Jesus came and touched them and said, Get up, and do not be afraid.

Mark 7:33

And taking him aside from the crowd [privately], He thrust His fingers into the man's ears and spat and touched his tongue;

Mark 7:35

And his ears were opened, his tongue was loosed, and he began to speak distinctly and as he should.

Mark 10:13

And they kept bringing young children to Him that He might touch them, and the disciples were reproving them [for it].

Luke 22:51

But Jesus said, Permit them to go so far [as to seize Me]. And He touched the little (insignificant) ear and healed him.

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Personal contact » Contact with Christ » Brought healing to those who touched him

Matthew 9:20-22

And behold, a woman who had suffered from a flow of blood for twelve years came up behind Him and touched the fringe of His garment; For she kept saying to herself, If I only touch His garment, I shall be restored to health. Jesus turned around and, seeing her, He said, Take courage, daughter! Your faith has made you well. And at once the woman was restored to health.

Mark 3:10

For He had healed so many that all who had distressing bodily diseases kept falling upon Him and pressing upon Him in order that they might touch Him.

Matthew 14:34-36

And when they had crossed over to the other side, they went ashore at Gennesaret. And when the men of that place recognized Him, they sent around into all the surrounding country and brought to Him all who were sick And begged Him to let them merely touch the fringe of His garment; and as many as touched it were perfectly restored.

Luke 6:19

And all the multitude were seeking to touch Him, for healing power was all the while going forth from Him and curing them all [ saving them from severe illnesses or calamities].

Personal contact » Taking the hand, expressive of fellowship and helpfulness » The church, like salt, saves by contact

Matthew 5:13

You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste (its strength, its quality), how can its saltness be restored? It is not good for anything any longer but to be thrown out and trodden underfoot by men.

Luke 14:34

Salt is good [an excellent thing], but if salt has lost its strength and has become saltless (insipid, flat), how shall its saltness be restored?

Personal contact » Secured health and comfort for those whom he touched » The reassuring touch

Matthew 17:7

But Jesus came and touched them and said, Get up, and do not be afraid.

Personal contact » Secured health and comfort for those whom he touched » The touch upon childhood

Mark 10:13

And they kept bringing young children to Him that He might touch them, and the disciples were reproving them [for it].

Personal contact » Secured health and comfort for those whom he touched » The liberating touch

Mark 7:33

And taking him aside from the crowd [privately], He thrust His fingers into the man's ears and spat and touched his tongue;

Mark 7:35

And his ears were opened, his tongue was loosed, and he began to speak distinctly and as he should.

Personal contact » Personal contact resorted to in raising the dead » By elijah in raising the widow's son

1 Kings 17:21-22

And he stretched himself upon the child three times and cried to the Lord and said, O Lord my God, I pray You, let this child's soul come back into him. And the Lord heard the voice of Elijah, and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived.

Personal contact » Secured health and comfort for those whom he touched » The illuminating touch

Matthew 9:29-30

Then He touched their eyes, saying, According to your faith and trust and reliance [on the power invested in Me] be it done to you; And their eyes were opened. And Jesus earnestly and sternly charged them, See that you let no one know about this.

Personal contact » Personal contact resorted to in raising the dead » By elisha in the resurrection of the shunammite's son

2 Kings 4:34-35

He went up and lay on the child, put his mouth on his mouth, his eyes on his eyes, and his hands on his hands. And as he stretched himself on him and embraced him, the child's flesh became warm. Then he returned and walked in the house to and fro and went up again and stretched himself upon him. And the child sneezed seven times, and then opened his eyes.

Personal contact » Taking the hand, expressive of fellowship and helpfulness » Jehonadab's, by jehu

2 Kings 10:15

When Jehu left there, he met Jehonadab son of Rechab coming to meet him. He saluted him and said to him, Is your heart right, as my heart is with yours? Jehonadab answered, It is. [Jehu said] If it is, give me your hand. He gave him his hand, and Jehu took him up into the chariot.

Personal contact » Secured health and comfort for those whom he touched » The quieting touch

Matthew 8:15

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

Personal contact » Taking the hand, expressive of fellowship and helpfulness » The little maid's, by jesus

Personal contact » Secured health and comfort for those whom he touched » The cleansing touch

Matthew 8:3

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.

Personal contact » Secured health and comfort for those whom he touched » The healing touch

Luke 22:51

But Jesus said, Permit them to go so far [as to seize Me]. And He touched the little (insignificant) ear and healed him.

Personal contact » Taking the hand, expressive of fellowship and helpfulness » Dorcas, by peter in restoring life

Acts 9:41

And he gave her his hand and lifted her up. Then calling in God's people and the widows, he presented her to them alive.

Personal contact » Taking the hand, expressive of fellowship and helpfulness » The demoniac's, by jesus

Mark 9:27

But Jesus took [ a strong grip of] his hand and began lifting him up, and he stood.

Personal contact » Taking the hand, expressive of fellowship and helpfulness » The lame man's, by peter

Acts 3:7

Then he took hold of the man's right hand with a firm grip and raised him up. And at once his feet and ankle bones became strong and steady,