Mark 7:33
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New International Version
After he took him aside, away from the crowd, Jesus put his fingers into the man's ears. Then he spit and touched the man's tongue.

New Living Translation
Jesus led him away from the crowd so they could be alone. He put his fingers into the man's ears. Then, spitting on his own fingers, he touched the man's tongue.

English Standard Version
And taking him aside from the crowd privately, he put his fingers into his ears, and after spitting touched his tongue.

Berean Study Bible
So Jesus took him aside privately, away from the crowd, and put His fingers into the man's ears. Then He spit and touched the man's tongue.

Berean Literal Bible
And having taken him away from the crowd privately, He put His fingers to his ears, and having spit, He touched his tongue,

New American Standard Bible
Jesus took him aside from the crowd, by himself, and put His fingers into his ears, and after spitting, He touched his tongue with the saliva;

King James Bible
And he took him aside from the multitude, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spit, and touched his tongue;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So He took him away from the crowd privately. After putting His fingers in the man's ears and spitting, He touched his tongue.

International Standard Version
Jesus took him away from the crowd to be alone with him. Putting his fingers into the man's ears, he touched the man's tongue with saliva.

NET Bible
After Jesus took him aside privately, away from the crowd, he put his fingers in the man's ears, and after spitting, he touched his tongue.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he took him aside from the crowd alone and put his fingers in his ears and spat and he touched his tongue.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus took him away from the crowd to be alone with him. He put his fingers into the man's ears, and after spitting, he touched the man's tongue.

New American Standard 1977
And He took him aside from the multitude by himself, and put His fingers into his ears, and after spitting, He touched his tongue with the saliva;

Jubilee Bible 2000
And taking him aside from the multitude, he put his fingers into the man's ears; and spitting, he touched the man's tongue with the saliva;

King James 2000 Bible
And he took him aside from the multitude, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spit, and touched his tongue;

American King James Version
And he took him aside from the multitude, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spit, and touched his tongue;

American Standard Version
And he took him aside from the multitude privately, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spat, and touched his tongue;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And taking him from the multitude apart, he put his fingers into his ears, and spitting, he touched his tongue:

Darby Bible Translation
And having taken him away from the crowd apart, he put his fingers to his ears; and having spit, he touched his tongue;

English Revised Version
And he took him aside from the multitude privately, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spat, and touched his tongue;

Webster's Bible Translation
And he took him aside from the multitude, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spit, and touched his tongue.

Weymouth New Testament
So Jesus taking him aside, apart from the crowd, put His fingers into his ears, and spat, and moistened his tongue;

World English Bible
He took him aside from the multitude, privately, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spat, and touched his tongue.

Young's Literal Translation
And having taken him away from the multitude by himself, he put his fingers to his ears, and having spit, he touched his tongue,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
7:31-37 Here is a cure of one that was deaf and dumb. Those who brought this poor man to Christ, besought him to observe the case, and put forth his power. Our Lord used more outward actions in the doing of this cure than usual. These were only signs of Christ's power to cure the man, to encourage his faith, and theirs that brought him. Though we find great variety in the cases and manner of relief of those who applied to Christ, yet all obtained the relief they sought. Thus it still is in the great concerns of our souls.
Study Bible
The Deaf and Mute Man
32Some people brought to Him a man who was deaf and hardly able to speak, and they begged Jesus to place His hand on him. 33So Jesus took him aside privately, away from the crowd, and put His fingers into the man’s ears. Then He spit and touched the man’s tongue. 34And looking up to heaven, He sighed deeply and said to him, “Ephphatha!” (which means, “Be opened!”).…
Cross References
Jeremiah 1:9
Then the LORD stretched out His hand and touched my mouth, and the LORD said to me, "Behold, I have put My words in your mouth.

Matthew 26:67
Then they spat in His face and struck Him. Others slapped Him,

Mark 8:23
So He took the blind man by the hand and led him out of the village. Then He spit on the man's eyes and placed His hands on him. "Can you see anything?" He asked.

John 9:6
When Jesus had said this, He spat on the ground, made some mud, and applied it to the man's eyes.
Treasury of Scripture

And he took him aside from the multitude, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spit, and touched his tongue;

he took.

Mark 5:40 And they laughed him to scorn. But when he had put them all out, …

Mark 8:23 And he took the blind man by the hand, and led him out of the town; …

1 Kings 17:19-22 And he said to her, Give me your son. And he took him out of her …

2 Kings 4:4-6,33,34 And when you are come in, you shall shut the door on you and on your …

John 9:6,7 When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground, and made clay of …

put. This was clearly a symbolical action; for these remedies evidently could not, by their natural efficacy, avail to produce so wonderful an effect. As the ears of the deaf appear closed, he applies his fingers to intimate that he would open them; and as the tongue of the dumb seems to be tied, or to cleave to the palate, he touches it, to intimate he would give loose and free motion to it. He accommodated himself to the weakness of those who might not indeed doubt his power, but fancy some external sign was requisite to healing. It was also thus made manifest, that this salutiferous power came from Himself, and that He who by one word, [ephphatha,] had healed the man, must be Divine.

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