31 (A)Again He went out from the region of (B)Tyre, and came through Sidon to (C)the Sea of Galilee, within the region of (D)Decapolis. 32 They *brought to Him one who was deaf and spoke with difficulty, and they *implored Him to (E)lay His hand on him. 33 (F)Jesus took him aside from the crowd, by himself, and put His fingers into his ears, and after (G)spitting, He touched his tongue with the saliva; 34 and looking up to heaven with a deep (H)sigh, He *said to him, “Ephphatha!” that is, “Be opened!” 35 And his ears were opened, and the [a]impediment of his tongue [b]was removed, and he began speaking plainly. 36 And (I)He gave them orders not to tell anyone; but the more He ordered them, the more widely they (J)continued to proclaim it. 37 They were utterly astonished, saying, “He has done all things well; He makes even the deaf to hear and the mute to speak.”

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  1. Mark 7:35 Or bond
  2. Mark 7:35 Lit was loosed