14 Soldiers also asked him, “And we, (A)what shall we do?” And he said to them, (B)“Do not extort money from anyone by threats or by false accusation, and be content with your (C)wages.”

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For I too am a man under authority, with soldiers under me. And I say to one, ‘Go,’ and he goes, and to another, ‘Come,’ and he comes, and to my servant,[a] ‘Do this,’ and he does it.” 10 When Jesus heard this, (A)he marveled and said to those who followed him, “Truly, I tell you, with (B)no one in Israel[b] have I found such faith.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 8:9 Or bondservant
  2. Matthew 8:10 Some manuscripts not even in Israel

Peter and Cornelius

10 At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of (A)what was known as the Italian Cohort, a devout man (B)who feared God with all his household, gave alms generously to the people, and prayed continually to God.

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for (A)he is God's servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword in vain. For he is the servant of God, (B)an avenger who carries out God's wrath on the wrongdoer.

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