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Luke 18:35

18:35 draw near to Jericho. Luke implies Jesus was entering Jericho, whereas Matthew and Mark say the incident occurred as they “went out” of Jericho (Matt. 20:30; Mark 10:46). There seem to have been two “Jerichos” about a mile apart: the ruins of the Old Testament city conquered by Joshua (Josh. 6), and a city built by Herod the Great. The encounter may have happened as Jesus was leaving the old city and entering the new.

a blind man. Matthew mentions two blind men (cf. Matt. 9:27 and note), while Luke and Mark mention only one (named Bartimaeus, Mark 10:46); he may have been the spokesman for the two.