40 (A)And a leper *came to Jesus, beseeching Him and (B)falling on his knees before Him, and saying, “If You are willing, You can make me clean.” 41 Moved with compassion, Jesus stretched out His hand and touched him, and *said to him, “I am willing; be cleansed.” 42 Immediately the leprosy left him and he was cleansed. 43 And He sternly warned him and immediately sent him away, 44 and He *said to him, (C)See that you say nothing to anyone; but (D)go, show yourself to the priest and (E)offer for your cleansing what Moses commanded, as a testimony to them.” 45 But he went out and began to (F)proclaim it freely and to (G)spread the news around, to such an extent that [a]Jesus could no longer publicly enter a city, but [b]stayed out in unpopulated areas; and (H)they were coming to Him from everywhere.

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