New American Standard Bible
"But this kind does not go out except by prayer and fasting."
King James Bible
Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting.
Darby Bible Translation
But this kind does not go out but by prayer and fasting.
World English Bible
But this kind doesn't go out except by prayer and fasting."
Young's Literal Translation
and this kind doth not go forth except in prayer and fasting.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Howbeit, this kind ... - This kind means this kind of devils - this species of possession. Where they have had long possession where they produce such painful, fixed, and alarming effects, they can be expelled only in connection with prayer and fasting.
Goeth not out but by prayer and fasting - That is, in order to work miracles of this kind to cast out devils in cases so obstinate and dreadful as this, faith of the highest kind is necessary. That faith is produced and kept vigorous only by much prayer, and by such abstinence from food as fits the mind for the highest exercises of religion, and leaves it free to hold communion with God.
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'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 …
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And He said to them, "This kind cannot come out by anything but prayer."
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