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but come and lay thy hand upon her, and she shall live. And 19 Jesus atose, and followed him, and so did his disciples. And, 20 behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment: For she said within herself, If I may but touch his 21

set under authority, having under me soldiers, his garment. Mar. v. 25. 27. And a woman and I say unto one, Go, and he goeth; and to having an issue of blood twelve years, which another, Come, and he cometh ; and to my had spent all her living on physicians, neither servant, Do this, and he doeth it. Lu. vii. could be healed of any, came behind "him" 2-8. He (the ruler of the synagogue) had (" Jesus”) and touched the border of his garone only daughter, about twelve years of age, ment, and immediately her issue of blood and she lay a dying. Lu. vii. 42. And stanched. Lu. viii. 43, 44. while he (Jesus) yet spake (to the woman who Touched, &c.] See chap. xiv. 36. And (they touched the border of his garment), there that were diseased) besought him that they cometh one from the ruler of the synagogue's might only touch the hem of his garment, and kouse, saying to him, Thy daughter is dead; as many as touched were made perfectly trouble not the Master, Lu. viii. 49. When whole. Mat. xiv. 36. She (the woman who "he" ("a certain nobleman of Capernaum") had an issue of blood) said, If I may touch but heard that Jesus was come out of Judea into his clothes I shall be whole. Mar. v. 28. Galilee, he went unto him and besought him And whithersoever he entered, into villages, that he would come down and heal his son, or cities, or country, they laid the sick in the for he was at the point of death. Then said streets, and besought him that they might Jesus unto him, Except ye see signs and touch if it were but the border of his garment, wonders ye will not believe. The nobleman and as many as touched him were made saith unto him, Sir, come down ere my child whole. Mar. vi. 56. And he (Jesus) cometh die. John iv. 47–49.

to Bethsaida, and they bring a blind man 1. Come and lay thy hand upon her.] See unto him, and besought him to touch him. chap. viii. 8, 9. Naaman was wroth, and Mar. viii. 22. (And God wrought special went away and said, Behold, I thought he miracles by the hand of Peter) insomuch that will surely come out to me, and stand and they brought forth the sick into the streets, call on the name of the Lord his God, and and laid them on beds and couches, that at the strike his hand over the place and recover the least the shadow of Peter passing by might leper. 2 Ki. v. 11. Then (as soon as she overshadow some of them. Ac. v. 15. So heard that Jesus was coming) said Martha that from his (Paul's) body were brought unto unto Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my the sick handkerchiefs or aprons, and the brother had not died; but I know that even diseases departed from them, and the evil now whatsoever thou wilt ask of God, God spirits went out of them. Ac. xix. 12. 'will give it thee. Jesus said unto her, I am . Hem of his garment.] See chap. xiv. 36. the resurrection and the life ; he that believeth They (the Scribes and Pharisees) make broad in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of then when Mary (Martha's sister) was come their garments, &c. Mat. xxiii. 5. Speak where Jesus was, and saw him, she fell down unto the children of Israel, and bid them that at his feet, saying unto him, Lord, if thou they make them fringes in the borders of hadst been here my brother had not died. their garments, throughout their generations, John xi. 21, 22. 25. 32.

and that they put upon the fringe of the 19 Arose, and followed him.] See chap. borders a riband of blue. And it shall be viii. 7, and com. My meat (said Jesus) is to unto you for a fringe, that ye may look upon do the will of him that sent me, and to finish it, and remember all the commandments of his work. John iv. 34. John preached how the Lord, and do them. Nu. xv. 38, 39. God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Thou shalt make three fringes upon the four Holy Ghost and with power, who went about quarters of thy vesture, wherewith thou codoing good, and healing all that were op- verest thyself. De. xxii. 12. (The woman) pressed of the devil, for God was with him. came behind him and touched the border of Ac. x. 38. Let us not be weary in well doing, his garment, and immediately her issue of for in due season we shall reap if we faint blood was stanched. Lu. viii. 44. not. As we have therefore opportunity, let 2 1 If I may but touch his garment.] . See us do good unto all men, especially unto them com. on verse 20. And Jesus said, Who who are of the household of faith. Ga. vi. touched me? When all denied, Peter, and 9, 10.

they that were with him, said, Master, the 20 Behold, a woman, &c.] And a certain multitude throng thee and press thee, and woman who had an issue of blood twelve sayest thou, Who touched me? And Jesus years came in the press behind, and touched said, Somebody hath touched me, for I per

22 garment, I shall be whole. But. Jesús turned him about, and

when he saw her, he said, Daughter, be of good comfort; thy

faith hath made thee whole. And the woman was made whole 23 from that hour. And when Jesus came into the ruler's house, 24 and saw the minstrels and the people making a noise, He said

ceive that virtue is gone out of me. And certain which said, Thy daughter is dead when the woman saw that she was not hid, why troublest thou the Master any further: she came trembling, and falling down before As soon as Jesus heard the word that was him, she declared unto him before all the spoken, he saith unto the ruler of the synapeople for what cause she had touched him, gogue, Be not afraid, only believe; and he and how she was healed immediately. Lu. suffered no man to follow him, save Peter, and viii. 45–47.

James, and Johp the brother of James; and 22 Daughter, be of good comfort.] See verse he cometh to the house of the ruler of the 2, and com. And he (Jesus) said unto her, synagogue, and seeth the tumult, and then Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole; that wept and wailed greatly. Mar. v. 35 go in peace, and be whole of thy plague. 38. He (Jesus) said unto her (that was Mar. v. 34. Daughter, be of good comfort; healed of her infirmity), Daughter, be of good thy faith hath made thee whole ; go in peace. comfort: thy faith hath made thee whole: Lu, viii. 48.

go in peace. While he yet spake, there Thy faith hath made thee whole. Then cometh one from the ruler of the synagogue's touched he “their” (the two blind men's") house, saying to him, Thy daughter is dead; eyes, saying, According to your faith be it trouble not the Master. But when Jesus unto you! Mat. ix. 29. And Jesus said heard it, he answered him, saying, Fear not: unto him, Go thy way; thy faith hath made believe only, and she shall be made whole: thee whole. Mar. X. 52. And he said to the and when he came into the house, he suffered woman (who anointed his feet, &c.), Thy faith no man to go in, save Peter, and James, and hath saved thee; go in peace! Lu. vii. 50. John, and the father and the mother of the Arise (said Jesus to the leper), go thy way, maiden. Luv viii. 48-51. thy faith hath made thee whole. Lu. xvii. 19. The minstrels.] Whereunto shall I liken Receive thy sight (said Jesus to the blind man this generation (said Jesus) ? it is like unto of Jericho); thy faith hath saved thee. Lu. children sitting in the markets, and calling xviii. 42. The “same" (the impotent man unto their fellows, and saying, We have piped of Lystra'') heard Paul speak, who stedfastly unto you, and ye have not danced ; we have beholding him, and perceiving that he had mourned unto you, and ye have not lamented. faith to be healed, said, with a loud voice, Mat. xi. 16, 17. Jeremiah lamented for Stand upright on thy feet. And he leaped Josiab, and all the singing men, and the and walked. Ac. xiv. 9, 10. Unto us (Gen- singing women spake of Josiah in their letiles) was the Gospel preached, as well as mentations to this day, and made them an unto them (the Jews), but the word preached ordinance in Israel. And behold they are did not profit them, not being mixed with written in the Lamentations. 2 Ch. XXXF. 25. faith in them that heard it. He. iv. 2.

Thus saith the Lord of hosts, Consider ye, From that hour.] And Jesus rebuked the and call for the mourning women, that they deyil, and he departed out of him, and the may come ; and send for cunning women, that child was cured from that very hour. Mat they may come, and let them make haste, xvii. 18. “ The father" ("the nobleman" and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes whose son was a dying) knew that it was at may run down with tears, and our eyelids the same hour (the seventh hour when he began gush out with waters. For a voice of wailing to amend) in the which Jesus said unto him, is heard out of Zion, How are we spoiled! Thy son liveth, and himself believed, and his we are greatly confounded, because we have whole house. John iv. 53. These men are forsaken the land, because our dwellings have the servants of the most high God (said the cast us out. Yet, hear the word of the Lord, damsel possessed with a spirit of divination), O ye women ! and let your ear receive the which shew us the way of salvation. And word of his mouth, and teach your daughters this did she many days. But Paul being wailing, and every one her neighbour lamentgrieved, turned and said to the spirit, I com- ation : for death is come up into our windows, mand thee, in the name of Jesus Christ, to and is entered into our palaces, to cut off the come out of her; and he came out the same children from without, and the young men hour. Ac. xvi. 17, 18.

from the streets. Je. ix. 17-21. And he 23 Into the ruler's house.] See verses 18, (Jesus) cometh to the house of the ruler of 19. While he (Jesus) yet spake to the woman the synagogue, and seeth the tumult, and who touched his clothes and was healed), there them that wept and wailed greatly. And came from the ruler of the synagogue's house when he was come in, he saith unto them,

Unto them, Give place: afor the maid is not dead, but sleepethi :And they laughed him to scorn. But when the people were put 25

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Why make ye this ado, and weep?' The Then said his disciples, Lord, if he sleep, he damsel is not dead, but sleepeth. And they shall do well. Howbeit Jesus spake of his laughed him to scorn. But when he had put death ; but they thought that he had spoken them all out, he taketh the father and the of taking of rest in sleep. John xi. 4. 11, mother of the damsel, and them that were 12, 13. . ." with him, and entereth in where the damsel And they laughed him to scorn.] And they was lying. Mar. v. 38-40. Whereunto shall that passed by (as Jesus hung upon the cross) I liken the men of this generation ? and to reviled him, wagging their heads, and saywhat are they like? They are like unto ing, Thou that destroyest the temple, and children sitting in the market-place, and call- buildest it in three days, save thyself. If thou ing one to another, and saying, We have be the Son of God, come down from the cross. piped unto you, and ye have not danced; Likewise also the chief priests mocking him, we have mourned unto you, and ye have not with the Scribes and elders, said, He saved wept. Lu, vii. 31, 32. When "he" (" Peter) others ; himself he cannot save. If he be was come to Lydda), they brought him into the king of Israel, let him now come down the upper chamber, and all the widows stood from the cross, and we will believe him. He by him weeping, and shewing the coats and trusted in God; let him deliver him now if garments which Dorcas made, while she was he will have him : for he said, I am the Son with them. Ac. ix. 39.

of God. Mat. xxvii. 39-43. But I am 24 Give place. And she (the widow of (said David in the character of the Messiah) Zarephath) said unto Elijah, What have I to a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and do with thee, O thou man of God? Art thou despised of the people. All they that see me come unto me to call my sin to remembrance, laugh me to scorn, they shoot out the lip, and to slay my son ? And he said unto her, they shake the head, saying, He trusted on Give me thy son. And he took him out of the Lord, that he would deliver him.' Let her, bosom, and carried him up into a loft him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him." where he abode, and laid him upon his own Ps. xxii. 6, 7, 8. Thus saith the Lord, the bed. And he cried unto the Lord, and said, Redeemer of Israel, and his Holy One, to him O Lord my God, hast thou also brought evil whom man despiseth, to him whom the nation upon the widow with whom I sojourn by abhorreth, to a servant of rulers, Kings shall slaying her son ? And he stretched himself see and arise, princes also shall worship, beupon the child three times, and cried unto cause of the Lord that is faithful, and the the Lord, and said, O Lord my God, I pray Holy One of Israel, and he shall choose thee. thee, let this child's soul come into him again. Is. xlix. 7. He is despised and rejected of And the Lord heard the voice of Elijah, and men, a man of sorrows, and acquainted with the soul of the child came into him again, and grief; and we hid as it were our faces from he revived. And Elijah took the child, and him; he was despised and we esteemed him brought him down out of the chamber into not. Is. liii. 3. the house, and delivered him unto his mother : 25 The people were put forth.] When and Elijah said, See, thy son liveth. And the Elisha was come into the house (of the Shuwoman said to Elijah, Now by this I know nammite woman), behold, the child (of the that thou art a man of God, and that the woman) was dead, and laid upon his bed ; he word of the Lord in thy mouth is truth. I went in therefore, and shut the door upon Ki. xvii. 18-24. Peter put them all forth, them twain, and prayed unto the Lord. And and kneeled down and prayed; and turning he went up and lay upon the child, and put him to the body, said, Tabitha arise. And his mouth upon his mouth, and his eyes upon she opened her eyes, and when she saw his eyes, and his hands upon his hands, and Peter she sat up. Ac. ix. 40. And Paul he stretched himself upon the child, and the went down and fell on “him" ("Euty- flesh of the child waxed warm. Then he chus" who while Paul was preaching sunk returned and walked in the house to and fro, down with sleep, and falling down from the and went up, and stretched himself upon him : third loft was taken up dead), and em and the child sneezed seven times, and the bracing him, said, Trouble not yourselves, for child opened his eyes. And he called Gehis life is in him. Ac. xx. 10.

hazi, and said, Call this Shunammite. So he Not dead.] When Jesus heard "thatcalled her, and when she was come in unto (" that Lazarus was sick"), he said, This him, he said, Take up thy son. 2 Ki. iv. sickness is not unto death ; but for the glory 32–36. Peter put them all forth, and kneeled of God, that the Son of God might be glorified down and prayed; and turning him to the thereby. After that he saith unto "them” body (of Dorcas), said, Tabitha arise ; and (his disciples"), our friend Lazarus sleepeth; she opened her eyes, and when she saw but I go that I make awake him out of sleep. Peter, she sat up. And he gave her his hand,

forth, he went-in, and took her by the hand, and the maid arose. 26 And the fame hereof went abroad into all that land. And when 27 Jesus departed thence, two blind men followed him, crying, and 28 saying, Thou Son of David, have mercy on us. And when he was

and lifted her up; and when he had called Jesus passed by, cried out, saying, Have the saints and widows he presented her alive, mercy on us, O Lord, thou son of David. Ac. ix. 40, 41.

Mat. xx. 30. See com, on verse 25. far Mær. And took her by the hand.] And he (Jesus) viii. 22, 23, 24. And they came to Jericho: came and took “her” (“ Simon's wife's mo and as he went out of Jericho with his dis ther") by the hand, and lifted her up; and im- ciples, and a great number of people, blind mediately the fever left her, and she minis- Bartimeus, the son of Timeus, sat by the hightered unto them. Mar. i. 31. And he (Jesus) way side begging. And when be heard that took the damsel (the ruler's daughter) by the it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out, hand, and said unto her, Talitha cumi, which and say, Jesus, thou Son of David, have is, being interpreted, Damsel (I say unto thee), mercy on me. And many charged, him that arise. Mar. v. 41. And “he" (Jesus') he should hold his peace. But he cried the took the blind man by the hand, and led him more, a great deal, Thou Son of David, hare out of the town; and when he had spit on his mercy on me. And Jesus stood still, and eyes, and put his hands upon him, he asked commanded him to be called. And Jesus him if he saw ought. And he looked up said unto him, What wilt thou that I should and said, I see men, as trees, walking. Mar. do unto thee? the blind man said unto him, viii. 23, 24. Jesus took him that had the Lord, that I might receive my sight. And dumb spirit) by the hand, and lifted him up, Jesus said unto him, Go thy way, thy faith and he arose. Mar. ix. 27. He (Jesus) put hath made thee whole. And immediately he them all out, and took her (the ruler's daugh- received his sight, and followed Jesus in the ter) by the hand, and called, saying, Maid, way. Mar. X. 46-52. In the same hoor be arise, and her spirit came again, and she cured many of their infirmities, and plagues, arose straightway. Lu. viii. 54.

and of evil spirits; and unto many that toere 26 The fame hereof.] See chap. iv. 24. blind he gave sight. Lu. vii. 21. And as At that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the Jesus passed by, he saw a man which was fame of Jesus, and said unto his servants, blind from his birth. And he spat on the This is John the Baptist. He is risen from ground, and made clay of the spittle, and he the dead, and therefore mighty works do shew anointed the eyes of the blind man with the forth themselves in him. Mat. xiv. 1, 2. clay, and said unto him, Go, wash in the pool But "he" (" the leper that was healed") of Siloam, which is by interpretation, Sent, went out, and began to publish it much, and He went his way, therefore, and washed, and to blaze abroad the matter, insomuch that came seeing. John ix. I, 6, 7. See chap Jesus could no more openly enter into the xx. 30. city, but was without in desert places; and Thou Son of David.] Sce chap. i. 1. AN they came to him from every quarter. Mar. the people were amazed (at Christ's healing i. 45. And king Herod heard of him (for the blind and dumb man), and said, Is not this his name was spread abroad): and he said, the Son of David ? Mat. xii. 23. And beThat John the Baptist was risen from the hold, two blind men sitting by the way side, dead, and therefore mighty works do shew when they heard that Jesus passed by, cried forth themselves in him. Mar. vi, 14. The out, saying, Have mercy on us, O Lord, thou king (Agrippa) knoweth of these things (that Son of David. And the multitude rebuked Christ should suffer, fc. said Paul), before them, because they should hold their peace; whom also I speak freely; for I am persuaded but they cried the more, saying, Have mercy that none of these things are hidden from on us, O Lord, thou Son of David. Mat. m. him, for this thing was not done in a corner. 30, 31. And the multitudes that went before, Ac. xxvi. 26.

and that followed (Jesus as he rode into Jerg27 Two blind men followed him.] The salem upon an ass), cried, saying, Hosanna to blind receive their sight (said Jesus to John's the Son of David. Blessed is he that cometh disciples), and the lame walk; the lepers are in the name of the Lord, Hosanna in the cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised highest. And when the chief priests and up, and the poor have the Gospel preached Scribes saw the wonderful things that he did, unto them. Mat. xi. 5. Then was brought and the children crying in the temple, and unto him one possessed with a devil, blind saying, Hosanna to the Son of David, they and dumb ; and he healed him, insomuch that were sore displeased. Mat. xxi. 9. 15. Jesos, the blind and dumb both spake and saw. thou Son of David, have mercy on me (said the Mat. xii. 22. And behold, two blind men blind man of Jericho to Jesus). Mar. 1. 47, sitting by the way side, when they heard that 48. Blessed be the kingdom of our father

come into the house, the blind men came to him: and Jesus saith unto them, Believe ye that I am able to do this? They said unto him, Yea, Lord. Then touched he their eyes, saying, According 29 to your faith be it unto you. And their eyes were opened ; and 30 Jesus straitly charged them, saying, See that no man know it. But they, when they were departed, spread abroad his fame in all 31 that country. As they went out, behold, they brought to him a 32

David, that cometh in the name of the Lord, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see Hosanna in the highest. Mar. xi. 10. And the glory of God ? John xi. 26. 40. Jesus said while he taught in the temple, 29 Touched he their eyes.] Jesus had comHow say the Scribes that Christ is the Son of passion on them (the two blind men), and David ? For David himself said, By the Holy touched their eyes, and immediately their Ghost, the Lord said to my Lord, Sit thou on eyes received sight, and they followed him. my right hand till I make thine enemies thy Mat. xx. 34. footstool. David therefore himself calleth him According to your faith, &c.] Lord (said Lord, and whence is he then his son? Mar. the centurion of Capernaum), my servant lieth xii. 35, 36, 37. And he (the blind man of at home sick of the palsy, grievously tor. Jericho) cried, saying, Jesus, thou Son of mented. And Jesus saith unto him, I will David, have mercy on me! Lu. xviii. 38, 39. come and heal him. And Jesus said unto the How say they that Christ is David's son ? centurion, Go thy way, and as thou hast beAnd David himself saith in the book of lieved so be it done unto thee; and his serPsalms, The Lord said unto my Lord, Sit thou vant was healed in the self same hour. Mat. on my right hand till I make thine enemies viii. 6, 7. 13. O woman (of Canaan), great thy footstool. David therefore calleth him is thy faith. Be it unto thee even as thou Lord; how is he then his son ? Lu. xx. wilt; and her daughter was made whole from 41-44. I could wish (said Paul), that my- that very hour. Mat. xv. 28. Go thy way self were accursed from Christ, for my (said Jesus to the blind man of Jericho), thy brethren, who are Israelites, whose are the faith hath made thee whole; and immefathers, and of whom, as concerning the flesh diately he received his sight, and followed Christ came, who is over all, blessed for ever. Jesus in the way. Mar. x. 52. Amen. Ro. ix. 3. 5.

30 Their eyes were opened.] The Lord Have mercy on us.] Lord, have mercy on openeth the eyes of the blind ; the Lord raiseth my son (said the father of the lunatick), for them that are bowed down; the Lord loveth he is lunatick, and sore vexed, for ofttimes the righteous. Ps. cxlvi. 8. Then (in the he falleth into the fire, and oft into the water. Nourishing state of Christ's kingdom) the Mat. xvii. 15. Ofttimes "it" (" the dumb eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the spirit") hath cast him into the fire, and into ears of the deaf shall be unstopped. Is. XXXV, the waters, to destroy him; but if thou canst 5. I, the Lord, have called " thee" (" Christ'') do any thing, have compassion on us, and help in righteousness, to open the blind eyes, to us. Mar. ix. 22. They (the ten lepers) bring out the prisoners from the prison, and lifted up their voices, and said, Jesus, Master, them that sit in darkness out of the prisonhave mercy on us. Lu. xvii. 13. See chap. house. Is. xlii. 7. Behold, my servant shall xii. 22. ; xvii. 15.

deal prudently, he shall be exalted and ex28 Come into the house.] See chap. viii. tolled, and be very high. Is. lii. 13. And 14. and com. Jesus sent the multitude away, (Jesus) said unto him, Go, wash in the pool of and went into the house, and his disciples came Siloam. He went his way therefore, and . unto him, saying, Declare unto us the parable washed, and came seeing; then said “they" of the tares of the field. Mat. xiii. 36. (the Pharisees") unto him, what did he to

Believe ye that I am able to do this?) See thee? How opened he thine eyes ? John ix. verse 22. and chap. viii. 2. and com. Except 7. 26. See chap. xi. 5. ye see signs and wonders (said Jesus to the Straitly charged them.] See chap. viii. 4. nobleman of Capernaum), ye will not believe. And her parents were astonished (that their The nobleman saith unto him, Sir, come down, daughter was restored to life), but he charged ere my child die. Jesus saith unto him, Thy them that they should tell no man what was son liveth. And the man believed the word done. Lu. viii. 56. that Jesus had spoken unto him, and he went 31 Spread abroad his fame, &c.] “He" his way. John iv. 48, 49, 50. Whosoever ("the leper" to whom Jesus said, See thou liveth and believeth in me, shall never die. Be- say nothing to any man) went out, and he lievest thou this (said Jesus to Martha the began to publish it much, and to blaze sister of Lazarus)? Said I not unto thee, that, abroad the matter. Mar. i. 44, 45. He"

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