New American Standard Bible
"I brought him to Your disciples, and they could not cure him."
King James Bible
And I brought him to thy disciples, and they could not cure him.
Darby Bible Translation
And I brought him to thy disciples, and they were not able to heal him.
World English Bible
So I brought him to your disciples, and they could not cure him."
Young's Literal Translation
and I brought him near to thy disciples, and they were not able to heal him.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And I brought him to thy disciples ... - That is, not to the apostles, for they had power over unclean spirits Matthew 10:8, but to others of his followers who attempted to work miracles. It is probable that many of his disciples attempted this who were not personal attendants on his ministry, Mark 9:38.
LibraryThe Secret of Power
'Then came the disciples to Jesus apart, and said, Why could not we cast him out? 20. And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief.'--MATT. xvii. 19, 20. 'And when He had called unto Him His twelve disciples, He gave them power against unclean spirits to cast them out.' That same power was bestowed, too, on the wider circle of the seventy who returned again with joy, saying, 'Lord, even the devils are subject unto us through Thy name.' The ground of it was laid in the solemn words with which …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xvii. 1, "After Six Days Jesus Taketh with Him Peter, and James, and John his Brother," Etc.
The Last Events in Galilee - the Tribute-Money, the Dispute by the Way, the Forbidding of Him who could not Follow with the Disciples, and The
On the Morrow of the Transfiguration
"Lord, have mercy on my son, for he is a lunatic and is very ill; for he often falls into the fire and often into the water.
And Jesus answered and said, "You unbelieving and perverted generation, how long shall I be with you? How long shall I put up with you? Bring him here to Me."
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