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15 And He touched her hand, and the fever left her. And she arose, and was serving Him. 16 And having become evening, they brought to Him many being demon-possessed. And He cast-out the spirits with a word and cured all the ones being ill, 17 so that the thing might be fulfilled having been spoken through Isaiah the prophet saying “He took our weaknesses[a], and carried our diseases” [Isa 53:4].

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  1. Matthew 8:17 Or, infirmities, sicknesses. Christ’s physical healings point to His identity as the One in Isa 53. This prophecy is ultimately fulfilled in His healing of our spiritual disease.

15 He touched her hand and the fever left her, and she got up and began to wait on him.

16 When evening came, many who were demon-possessed were brought to him, and he drove out the spirits with a word and healed all the sick.(A) 17 This was to fulfill(B) what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah:

“He took up our infirmities
    and bore our diseases.”[a](C)

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  1. Matthew 8:17 Isaiah 53:4 (see Septuagint)

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