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Jesus Cleanses a Man with a Skin Disease

12 Once when he was in one of the cities, a man covered with a skin disease was there. When he saw Jesus, he bowed with his face to the ground and begged him, “Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean.”(A) 13 Then Jesus[a] stretched out his hand, touched him, and said, “I am willing. Be made clean.” Immediately the skin disease left him. 14 And he ordered him to tell no one. “But go, show yourself to the priest, and, as Moses commanded, make an offering for your cleansing, as a testimony to them.”(B) 15 But now more than ever the word about Jesus[b] spread abroad; many crowds were gathering to hear him and to be cured of their diseases.(C)

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