New American Standard Bible
And when Jesus entered Capernaum, a centurion came to Him, imploring Him,
King James Bible
And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him,
Darby Bible Translation
And when he had entered into Capernaum, a centurion came to him, beseeching him,
World English Bible
When he came into Capernaum, a centurion came to him, asking him,
Young's Literal Translation
And Jesus having entered into Capernaum, there came to him a centurion calling upon him,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Capernaum - See the notes at Matthew 4:13.
There came unto him a centurion - A centurion was the commander of 100 men in the Roman armies. Judea was a Roman province, and garrisons were kept there to preserve the people in subjection. This man was probably by birth a pagan. See Matthew 8:10.
LibrarySwift Healing and Immediate Service
'And when Jesus was come into Peter's house, He saw his wife's mother laid, and sick of a fever. 15. And He touched her hand, and the fever left her: and she arose and ministered unto them.'--MATT. viii. 14-15. Other accounts give a few additional points. Mark:-- That the house was that of Peter and Andrew. That Christ went with James and John. That He was told of the sickness. That He lifted her up. Luke, physician-like, diagnoses the fever as 'great.' He also tells us that the sick woman's friends …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Peace-Bringer in the Natural World
Jesus Stills the Storm.
Jesus Heals Two Gergesene Demoniacs.
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.
Since Lydda was near Joppa, the disciples, having heard that Peter was there, sent two men to him, imploring him, "Do not delay in coming to us."
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