22 And they without tarrying, leaving the ship and their father, followed him.
23 So [a]Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in [b]their [c]Synagogues, and preaching the Gospel of the [d]kingdom, and healing [e]every sickness, and every [f]disease among the people.
24 And his fame spread abroad through all Syria: and they brought unto him all sick people, that were taken with divers diseases, and [g]torments, and them that were possessed with devils, and those which were [h]lunatic, and those that had the [i]palsy: and he healed them.
Matthew 4:23Christ assureth the hearts of the believers of his spiritual and saving virtue, by healing the diseases of the body.
Matthew 4:23Diseases of all kinds, but not every one: that is, as we say, some of every one.
Matthew 4:23The word signifieth properly the weakness of the stomach: but here it is taken for those diseases which make men faint, and wear away, that have them.
Matthew 4:24The word signifieth properly, the stone wherewith gold is tried: and by a borrowed kind of speech is applied to all kinds of examination by torture, when as by rough dealing and torments, we go about to draw out the truth of men, which otherwise they would not confess: and in this place it is taken for those diseases, which put sick men to great woe.
Matthew 4:24Which at every full Moon, or other changes of the Moon, are shrewdly troubled and diseased.
Matthew 4:24Weak and feeble men, who have the parts of their body loosed, and so weakened, that they are neither able to gather them up together, nor put them out as they would.
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