Luke 7:2
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New International Version
There a centurion's servant, whom his master valued highly, 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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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

A certain centurion's servant - See this miracle explained on Matthew 8:5-13 (note).

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centurion's.

Luke 23:47 Now when the centurion saw what was done, he glorified God, saying, Certainly this was a righteous man.

Matthew 27:54 Now when the centurion, and they that were with him, watching Jesus, saw the earthquake, and those things that were done...

Acts 10:1 There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band,

Acts 22:26 When the centurion heard that, he went and told the chief captain, saying, Take heed what you do: for this man is a Roman.

Acts 23:17 Then Paul called one of the centurions to him, and said, Bring this young man to the chief captain...

Acts 27:1,3,43 And when it was determined that we should sail into Italy, they delivered Paul and certain other prisoners to one named Julius...

who.

Genesis 24:2-14,27,35-49 And Abraham said to his oldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray you, your hand under my thigh...

Genesis 35:8 But Deborah Rebekah's nurse died, and she was buried beneath Bethel under an oak: and the name of it was called Allonbachuth.

Genesis 39:4-6 And Joseph found grace in his sight, and he served him: and he made him overseer over his house...

2 Kings 5:2,3 And the Syrians had gone out by companies, and had brought away captive out of the land of Israel a little maid...

Job 31:5 If I have walked with vanity, or if my foot has hurried to deceit;

Proverbs 29:21 He that delicately brings up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length.

Acts 10:7 And when the angel which spoke to Cornelius was departed, he called two of his household servants...

Colossians 3:22-25 Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eye-service, as men pleasers; but in singleness of heart...

Colossians 4:1 Masters, give to your servants that which is just and equal; knowing that you also have a Master in heaven.

was sick.

Luke 8:42 For he had one only daughter, about twelve years of age, and she lay a dying. But as he went the people thronged him.

John 4:46,47 So Jesus came again into Cana of Galilee, where he made the water wine. And there was a certain nobleman...

John 11:2,3 (It was that Mary which anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.)...

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June 10 Evening
As Christ forgave you, so also do ye.--COL. 3:13. There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty. And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both.--I forgave thee all that debt; shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellow-servant, even as I had pity on thee? When ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses. But if ye do not forgive,
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

A Gluttonous Man and a Winebibber
'The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners!'--LUKE vii. 34. Jesus Christ very seldom took any notice of the mists of calumny that drifted round Him. 'When He was reviled He reviled not again.' If ever He did allude to them it was for the sake of the people who were harming themselves by uttering them. So here, without the slightest trace of irritation, He quotes a malignant charge which was evidently in the
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

On the Words of the Gospel, Luke vii. 37, "And Behold, a Woman who was in the City, a Sinner," Etc. On the Remission of Sins,
1. Since I believe that it is the will of God that I should speak to you on the subject whereof we are now reminded by the words of the Lord out of the Holy Scriptures, I will by His assistance deliver to you, Beloved, a Sermon touching the remission of sins. For when the Gospel was being read, ye gave most earnest heed, and the story was reported, and represented before the eyes of your heart. For ye saw, not with the body, but with the mind, the Lord Jesus Christ "sitting at meat in the Pharisee's
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament

On Dress
"Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of -- wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel; "But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price." 1 Pet. 3:3, 4. 1. St. Paul exhorts all those who desire to "be transformed by the renewal of their minds," and to "prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God," not to be "conformed to this world." [Rom. 12:2]
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions

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Luke 7:1
When Jesus had finished saying all this to the people who were listening, he entered Capernaum.

Luke 7:3
The centurion heard of Jesus and sent some elders of the Jews to him, asking him to come and heal his servant.

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