New American Standard Bible
And a centurion's slave, who was highly regarded by him, was sick and about to die.
King James Bible
And a certain centurion's servant, who was dear unto him, was sick, and ready to die.
Darby Bible Translation
And a certain centurion's bondman who was dear to him was ill and about to die;
World English Bible
A certain centurion's servant, who was dear to him, was sick and at the point of death.
Young's Literal Translation
and a certain centurion's servant being ill, was about to die, who was much valued by him,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Who was dear unto him - That is, he was valuable, trusty, and honored.
LibraryThwarting God's Purpose
'The Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of Him.' --LUKE vii. 30. Our Lord has just been pouring unstinted praise on the head of John the Baptist. The eulogium was tenderly timed, for it followed, and was occasioned by the expression, through messengers, of John's doubts of Christ's Messiahship. Lest these should shake the people's confidence in the Forerunner, and make them think of him as weak and shifting, Christ speaks of him in the glowing …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
Go into Peace
Go in Peace
Liii. The Contemplation of Death.
When He had completed all His discourse in the hearing of the people, He went to Capernaum.
When he heard about Jesus, he sent some Jewish elders asking Him to come and save the life of his slave.
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