Matthew 8:3

“And Jesus put forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will; be thou clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Iesus put forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will, bee thou cleane. And immediately his leprosie was cleansed.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Jesus stretched out His hand and touched him, saying, "I am willing; be cleansed. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he stretched forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will; be thou made clean. And straightway his leprosy was cleansed.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he put his hand on him, saying, It is my pleasure; be clean. And straight away he was made clean.
- Basic English Bible

And he stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, I will; be cleansed. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.
- Darby Bible

And Jesus put forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will; be thou clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.
- Webster's Bible

So Jesus put out His hand and touched him, and said, "I am willing: be cleansed." Instantly he was cleansed from his leprosy;
- Weymouth Bible

Jesus stretched out his hand, and touched him, saying, "I want to. Be made clean." Immediately his leprosy was cleansed.
- World English Bible

And Jhesus helde forth the hoond, and touchide hym, and seide, Y wole, be thou maad cleene. And anoon the lepre of him was clensid.
- Wycliffe Bible

and having stretched forth the hand, Jesus touched him, saying, `I will, be thou cleansed,' and immediately his leprosy was cleansed.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 8:3


Mt 8:3 Touched him . . . immediately his leprosy was cleansed. To touch a leper was forbidden, and carried ceremonial defilement, but at the touch of Jesus the source of the defilement fled, and the leper was clean. At the touch of Jesus all impurity flees.

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