Mark 7:37
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New International Version
People were overwhelmed with amazement. "He has done everything well," they said. "He even makes the deaf hear and the mute speak."

King James Bible
And were beyond measure astonished, saying, He hath done all things well: he maketh both the deaf to hear, and the dumb to speak.

Darby Bible Translation
and they were astonished above measure, saying, He does all things well; he makes both the deaf to hear, and the speechless to speak.

World English Bible
They were astonished beyond measure, saying, "He has done all things well. He makes even the deaf hear, and the mute speak!"

Young's Literal Translation
and they were being beyond measure astonished, saying, 'Well hath he done all things; both the deaf he doth make to hear, and the dumb to speak.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He hath done all things well - This has been, and ever will be, true of every part of our Lord's conduct. In creation, providence, and redemption he hath done all things well. The wisest philosophers are agreed that, considering creation as a whole, it would be impossible to improve it. Every thing has been made in number, weight, and measure; there really is nothing deficient, nothing redundant; and the good of the creature seems evidently more consulted than the glory of the Creator. The creature's good is every where apparent; but to find out how the Creator is glorified by these works requires the eye of the philosopher. And as he has done all things well in creation, so has he in providence: here also every thing is in number, weight, measure, and time. As creation shows his majesty, so providence shows his bounty. He preserves every thing he has made; all depend upon him; and by him are all things supported. But how glorious does he appear in the work of redemption! How magnificent, ample, and adequate the provision made for the salvation of a lost world! Here, as in providence, is enough for all, a sufficiency for each, and an abundance for eternity. He loves every man, and hates nothing that he has made; nor can the God of all grace be less beneficent than the Creator and Preserver of the universe.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

were.

Mark 1:27 And they were all amazed, so that they questioned among themselves, saying, What thing is this? what new doctrine is this?...

Mark 2:12 And immediately he arose, took up the bed, and went forth before them all; so that they were all amazed, and glorified God, saying...

Mark 4:41 And they feared exceedingly, and said one to another, What manner of man is this, that even the wind and the sea obey him?

Mark 5:42 And straightway the damsel arose, and walked; for she was of the age of twelve years...

Mark 6:51 And he went up to them into the ship; and the wind ceased: and they were sore amazed in themselves beyond measure, and wondered.

Psalm 139:14 I will praise you; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvelous are your works; and that my soul knows right well.

Acts 2:7-12 And they were all amazed and marveled, saying one to another, Behold, are not all these which speak Galilaeans...

Acts 3:10-13 And they knew that it was he which sat for alms at the Beautiful gate of the temple...

Acts 14:11 And when the people saw what Paul had done, they lifted up their voices, saying in the speech of Lycaonia...

He hath.

Genesis 1:31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.

Luke 23:41 And we indeed justly; for we receive the due reward of our deeds: but this man has done nothing amiss.

he maketh.

Exodus 4:10,11 And Moses said to the LORD, O my LORD, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since you have spoken to your servant...

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The Pattern of Service
'He touched his tongue; and looking up to heaven, He sighed, and saith Ephphatha, that is, Be opened.'--Mark vii 33, 34. For what reason was there this unwonted slowness in Christ's healing works? For what reason was there this unusual emotion ere He spoke the word which cleansed? As to the former question, a partial answer may perhaps be that our Lord is here on half-heathen ground, where aids to faith were much needed, and His power had to be veiled that it might be beheld. Hence the miracle is
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Second Sermon for the Twelfth Sunday after Trinity
(From the Gospel for the day) This sermon tells us how a man who truly loves God, whose ears have been opened to receive the sevenfold gifts of the Holy Spirit, is neither lifted up in joy nor cast down in sorrow. Mark vii. 37.--"He hath done all things well: He maketh both the deaf to hear and the dumb to speak." WE read in the Gospel for this day, that as our blessed Lord was going from one place to another, they brought unto Him a man who was born deaf and dumb; as must needs be; for he who is
Susannah Winkworth—The History and Life of the Reverend Doctor John Tauler

Things which Defile
"And He called to Him the multitude again, and said unto them, Hear Me all of you, and understand: there is nothing from without the man, that going into him can defile him: but the things which proceed out of the man are those that defile the man. And when He was entered into the house from the multitude, His disciples asked of Him the parable. And He saith unto them, Are ye so without understanding also? Perceive ye not, that whatsoever from without goeth into the man, it cannot defile him; because
G. A. Chadwick—The Gospel of St. Mark

The Children and the Dogs
"And from thence He arose, and went away into the borders of Tyre and Sidon. And He entered into a house, and would have no man know it; and He could not be hid. But straightway a woman, whose little daughter had an unclean spirit, having heard of Him, came and fell down at His feet. Now the woman was a Greek, a Syrophoenician by race. And she besought Him that He would cast forth the devil out of her daughter. And He said unto her, Let the children first be filled: for it is not meet to take the
G. A. Chadwick—The Gospel of St. Mark

Cross References
Isaiah 29:18
In that day the deaf will hear the words of the scroll, and out of gloom and darkness the eyes of the blind will see.

Matthew 9:32
While they were going out, a man who was demon-possessed and could not talk was brought to Jesus.

Mark 7:36
Jesus commanded them not to tell anyone. But the more he did so, the more they kept talking about it.

Mark 8:1
During those days another large crowd gathered. Since they had nothing to eat, Jesus called his disciples to him and said,

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