Jesus Cleanses a Leper

12 While he was in one of the cities, (A)there came a man full of leprosy.[a] And when he saw Jesus, he (B)fell on his face and begged him, “Lord, (C)if you will, you can make me clean.” 13 And Jesus[b] stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, “I will; be clean.” And immediately the leprosy left him. 14 And he charged him (D)to tell no one, but “go and show (E)yourself to the priest, and (F)make an offering for your cleansing, as Moses commanded, (G)for a proof to them.” 15 (H)But now even more the report about him went abroad, and great crowds gathered to hear him and to be healed of their infirmities. 16 But (I)he would withdraw to desolate places and (J)pray.

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 5:12 Leprosy was a term for several skin diseases; see Leviticus 13
  2. Luke 5:13 Greek he

Ayin

121 I have done what is just and right;
    do not leave me to my oppressors.
122 Give your servant (A)a pledge of good;
    let not (B)the insolent oppress me.
123 My (C)eyes long for your salvation
    and for the fulfillment of your righteous promise.
124 Deal with your servant according to your steadfast love,
    and (D)teach me your statutes.
125 I am your (E)servant; (F)give me understanding,
    that I may know your testimonies!
126 It is time for the Lord to act,
    for your law has been broken.
127 Therefore I (G)love your commandments
    above gold, above fine gold.
128 Therefore I consider all your precepts to be right;
    I hate every (H)false way.

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