New American Standard Bible
And their eyes were opened. And Jesus sternly warned them: "See that no one knows about this!"
King James Bible
And their eyes were opened; and Jesus straitly charged them, saying, See that no man know it.
Darby Bible Translation
And their eyes were opened; and Jesus charged them sharply, saying, See, let no man know it.
World English Bible
Their eyes were opened. Jesus strictly commanded them, saying, "See that no one knows about this."
Young's Literal Translation
and their eyes were opened, and Jesus strictly charged them, saying, 'See, let no one know;'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And their eyes were opened - Immediately. That is, their sight was restored: "And Jesus straitly charged them." He enjoined it on them in the most earnest and solemn manner.
See that no man know it - That is, do not make proclamation of this; do not make it your business to tell every man of it; do not go forth as if I wished that you should proclaim this abroad. The injunction could not mean that they should screen the fact that no one "should" know it, for there were witnesses of it, and it would be made known; but they were not to make it a point to proclaim to the world what was done to them. This was in accordance with the usual habit of the Saviour Matthew 8:4; Matthew 12:16, and also with his own precepts to others Matthew 6:1-4.
LibraryA Christlike Judgment of Men
'But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd.' --MATT. ix. 36. In the course of our Lord's wandering life of teaching and healing, there had naturally gathered around Him a large number of persons who followed Him from place to place, and we have here cast into a symbol the impression produced upon Him by their outward condition. That is to say, He sees them lying there weary, and footsore, and …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Call of Matthew
The Call of Matthew.
The LORD opens the eyes of the blind; The LORD raises up those who are bowed down; The LORD loves the righteous;
And Jesus said to him, "See that you tell no one; but go, show yourself to the priest and present the offering that Moses commanded, as a testimony to them."
and warned them not to tell who He was.
And He sternly warned him and immediately sent him away,
And He earnestly warned them not to tell who He was.
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