New International Version
Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught him. "You of little faith," he said, "why did you doubt?"
King James Bible
And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?
Darby Bible Translation
And immediately Jesus stretched out his hand and caught hold of him, and says to him, O thou of little faith, why didst thou doubt?
World English Bible
Immediately Jesus stretched out his hand, took hold of him, and said to him, "You of little faith, why did you doubt?"
Young's Literal Translation
And immediately Jesus, having stretched forth the hand, laid hold of him, and saith to him, 'Little faith! for what didst thou waver?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Jesus stretched forth his hand - Every moment we stand in need of Christ: while we stand - we are upheld by his power only; and when we are falling, or have fallen, we can be saved only by his mercy. Let us always take care that we do not consider so much the danger to which we are exposed, as the power of Christ by which we are to be upheld; and then our mountain is likely to stand strong.
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LibraryJuly 23. "Bring them Hither to Me" (Matt. xiv. 18).
"Bring them hither to Me" (Matt. xiv. 18). Why have ye not received all the fulness of the Holy Spirit? And how may we be anointed with "the rest of the oil?" The greatest need is to make room when God makes it. Look around you at your situation. Are you not encompassed with needs at this very moment, and almost overwhelmed with difficulties, trials and emergencies? These are all divinely provided vessels for the Holy Spirit to fill, and if you would but rightly understand their meaning, they would …
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If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you--you of little faith?
He replied, "You of little faith, why are you so afraid?" Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and it was completely calm.
But when he saw the wind, he was afraid and, beginning to sink, cried out, "Lord, save me!"
And when they climbed into the boat, the wind died down.
Aware of their discussion, Jesus asked, "You of little faith, why are you talking among yourselves about having no bread?
He said to his disciples, "Why are you so afraid? Do you still have no faith?"
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