Jesus Heals a Boy with a Demon

14 (A)And when they came to the crowd, a man came up to him and, kneeling before him, 15 said, “Lord, have mercy on my son, for he has (B)seizures and he suffers terribly. For often he falls into the fire, and often into the water. 16 And I brought him to your disciples, and (C)they could not heal him.” 17 And Jesus answered, “O faithless and (D)twisted generation, how long am I to be with you? (E)How long am I to bear with you? Bring him here to me.” 18 And Jesus (F)rebuked the demon,[a] and it[b] came out of him, and (G)the boy was healed instantly.[c] 19 Then the disciples came to Jesus privately and said, “Why could we not cast it out?” 20 He said to them, (H)“Because of your little faith. For (I)truly, I say to you, (J)if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, (K)you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move, and (L)nothing will be impossible for you.”[d]

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Matthew 17:18 Greek it
  2. Matthew 17:18 Greek the demon
  3. Matthew 17:18 Greek from that hour
  4. Matthew 17:20 Some manuscripts insert verse 21: But this kind never comes out except by prayer and fasting

Bible Gateway Recommends

ESV Pew and Worship Bible, Large Print, Black
ESV Pew and Worship Bible, Large Print, Black
Retail: $19.99
Our Price: $11.99
Save: $8.00 (40%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
ESV Holy Bible for Kids, Softcover Economy Edition
ESV Holy Bible for Kids, Softcover Economy Edition
Retail: $5.99
Our Price: $3.49
Save: $2.50 (42%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
ESV Following Jesus Bible, Softcover
ESV Following Jesus Bible, Softcover
Retail: $22.99
Our Price: $6.99
Save: $16.00 (70%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
ESV Study Bible, Burgundy Genuine Leather
ESV Study Bible, Burgundy Genuine Leather
Retail: $109.99
Our Price: $46.99
Save: $63.00 (57%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
Romans, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal
Romans, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal
Retail: $5.99
Our Price: $3.49
Save: $2.50 (42%)