New Testament

 The Cleansing of a Leper 

Matthew 8

Now when he came down from the mountain, a great crowd followed him. 2 And behold a leper, having come, prostrated himself before him saying: Lord, if you wish it, you are able to cleanse me. 3 And stretching out his hand he graspeda him saying: I wish it, be cleansed. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed. 4 And Iēsous says to him: See that you speak to no one, but be going and show yourself to the priest, and bring the giftb prescribed by Mōsēs, for a witness to them.

 The Healing of a Centurion’s Servant 

5 Now when he came into Kapharnaoum there came to him a centurion calling to him 6 and saying: Lord, my child is stricken paralyticc in my house, terribly tormentedd. 7 And he says to him: I, having come, will heal him. 8 But the centurion answering him said: Lord, I am not worthy that you should come under my roof, but only say the word, and my child will be cured. 9 For I also am a persone under authorityAf, having soldiers under me, and I say to this one: Be going, and he goes, and to another: Be coming, and he comes, and to my slaveg: Do this, and he does it. 10 Now having heard this Iēsous was amazed and said to his followers: Truly I say to you, in Israēl I have not found such faithB. 11 And I say to you that many from east and west will have come and will recline with Abraam and Isaak and Iakōb in the kingdom of the heavens. 12 But the sons of the kingdom will be thrown out into the outer darkness, where there will be sobbingh and grindingi of teeth. 13 And Iēsous said to the centurion: Be going, as you have believed it is come to pass for you. And the child was healed in that hourC.

 The Healing of Many People 

14 And Iēsous having come to the house of Petros, he saw his mother-in-law stricken and feverish. 15 And he graspeda her hand, and the fever left her, and she arose and servedj him. 16 Now that evening, it came to pass they brought to him demon-possessed, and he threw out the spirits with a wordk, and all those having it badlyl he healed, 17 in order that what was said through Ēsaias the prophet be fulfilledm sayingn:

He took our weakness and bore our sicknesses.

 The Would-be Followers of Iēsous 

18 So Iēsous having seen the crowd around him, he called for them to withdraw to the other side. 19 And, coming to him, one of the scribes said to him: Teacher, I will follow you wherever you be going. 20 And Iēsous says to him: The foxes have lairs and the birds of heaven have nests, but the son of humanitye has nowhere he may lay his head. 21 Then another of the disciples said to him: Permit me first to go and bury my father. 22 But Iēsous says to him: Be following me, and let the dead bury their own dead.

 The Calming of a Storm 

23 And when he entered into the boat, his disciples followed him. 24 And behold a great shaking began in the sea, so that the boat is covered by the waves. And he was sleeping. 25 And having come they roused him saying: Lord, save us, we are perishing. 26 And he says to them: Why are you cowardlyo, you little-faiths? And having roused himself he rebuked the winds and the sea, and there came about a great calm. 27 And the men marveled, saying: Whence is this persone, that both the winds and the sea obey him?

 The Healing of the Gadarene Demoniacs 

28 And when he came to the other side to the land of the Gerasēnos, two demon-possessed met him coming out from among the grave-markers, being very hostile, so that no one was mighty enough to come through that road. 29 And behold they cried out saying: What is common to us and to you, O son of God? Have you thus come before the timep to tortured us? 30 Now there was afar off from them a herd of many pigs grazing. 31 So the demons were crying out to him saying: If you cast us out, send us into the herd of pigs. 32 And he said to them: Be going. So having gone out they withdrew into the pigs. And behold all the herd rushed headlong down the bank into the waters. 33 Now those grazing the pigs fled, and having withdrawn into the city they reported everything also pertaining to the demon possessed [person]. 34 And behold all the city came out to meet Iēsous, and having seen him they called out to him that he move on from their region.

a APTŌ/ἅπτω: ignite; touch, grasp; harm. APTŌ/ἅπτω suggests more than barely touching someone with the tip of one finger. See the Glossary: APTŌ/ἅπτω(↩3, 15)

b DŌRON/δῶρον. Gift, offering. See the Glossary: DŌREA/δωρεά(↩4)

c PARALUTIKOS/παραλυτικός: paralyzed. See the Glossary: PARALUTIKOS/παραλυτικός(↩6)

d BASANIZŌ/βασανίζω: torment, disturb; toss about. See the Glossary: BASANOS/βάσανος(↩6, 29)

e ANThRŌPOS/ἄνθρωπος: humanity in general — not gender specific. See the Semantic Domain: Man/Woman/Humanity.(↩9, 20, 27)

f EXOUSIA/ἐξουσία: authority. See the Glossary: EXOUSIA/ἐξουσία(↩9)

g DOULOS/δοῦλος: slave. See the Glossary: DOULOS/δοῦλος(↩9)

h KLAUThMOS/κλαυθμός: weeping, sobbing. See the Glossary: KLAIŌ/κλαίω(↩12)

i BRUGMOS/βρυγμός: grinding, gnashing [of teeth]. See the Glossary: BRUChŌ/βρύχω(↩12)

j DIAKONEŌ/διακονέω: to serve. See the Glossary: DIKAONOS/διάκονος and the Semantic Domain: Slave/Servant.(↩15)

k LOGOS/λόγος: word. See the Glossary: LOGOS/λόγος(↩16)

l KAKŌS/κακῶς: badly, severely, ‘have it badly’: be sick. See the Glossary: KAKOS/κακός(↩16)

m PLĒROŌ/πληρόω: to fill, fulfill. See the Glossary: PLĒROŌ/πληρόω(↩17)

n Isa.53:4(↩17)

o DEILOS/δειλός: cowardly, timid. See the Glossary: DEILOS/δειλός(↩26)

p KAIROS/καιρός: opportune time. See the Glossary: KAIROS/καιρός(↩29)

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A “under authority” WK; “appointed by authority” אB(↩9)

B text: אH most vulgate; “with none have I found such belief in Israēl” BW few(↩10)

C “hour” אBHK vulgate; “day” W few(↩13)

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