Luke 7:7
New International Version
That is why I did not even consider myself worthy to come to you. But say the word, and my servant will be healed.

New Living Translation
I am not even worthy to come and meet you. Just say the word from where you are, and my servant will be healed.

English Standard Version
Therefore I did not presume to come to you. But say the word, and let my servant be healed.

Berean Study Bible
That is why I did not consider myself worthy to come to You. But just say the word, and my servant will be healed.

Berean Literal Bible
Therefore neither did I count myself worthy to come to You; but say in a word, and my servant shall be healed.

New American Standard Bible
for this reason I did not even consider myself worthy to come to You, but just say the word, and my servant will be healed.

New King James Version
Therefore I did not even think myself worthy to come to You. But say the word, and my servant will be healed.

King James Bible
Wherefore neither thought I myself worthy to come unto thee: but say in a word, and my servant shall be healed.

Christian Standard Bible
That is why I didn't even consider myself worthy to come to you. But say the word, and my servant will be healed.

Contemporary English Version
And I am certainly not worthy to come to you. Just say the word, and my servant will get well.

Good News Translation
neither do I consider myself worthy to come to you in person. Just give the order, and my servant will get well.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
That is why I didn't even consider myself worthy to come to You. But say the word, and my servant will be cured.

International Standard Version
That's why I didn't presume to come to you. But just say the word, and let my servant be healed,

NET Bible
That is why I did not presume to come to you. Instead, say the word, and my servant must be healed.

New Heart English Bible
Therefore I did not even think myself worthy to come to you; but say the word, and my servant will be healed.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Therefore, I was not worthy to come to you, but say in a word and my boy will be healed.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
That's why I didn't come to you. But just give a command, and let my servant be cured.

New American Standard 1977
for this reason I did not even consider myself worthy to come to You, but just say the word, and my servant will be healed.

Jubilee Bible 2000
therefore neither did I think myself worthy to come unto thee but say the word, and my slave shall be healed.

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore neither thought I myself worthy to come unto you: but say a word, and my servant shall be healed.

American King James Version
Why neither thought I myself worthy to come to you: but say in a word, and my servant shall be healed.

American Standard Version
wherefore neither thought I myself worthy to come unto thee: but say the word, and my servant shall be healed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For which cause neither did I think myself worthy to come to thee; but say the word, and my servant shall be healed.

Darby Bible Translation
Wherefore neither did I count myself worthy to come to thee. But say by a word and my servant shall be healed.

English Revised Version
wherefore neither thought I myself worthy to come unto thee: but say the word, and my servant shall be healed.

Webster's Bible Translation
Wherefore neither thought I myself worthy to come to thee; but say in a word, and my servant shall be healed.

Weymouth New Testament
and therefore I did not deem myself worthy to come to you. Only speak the word, and let my young man be cured.

World English Bible
Therefore I didn't even think myself worthy to come to you; but say the word, and my servant will be healed.

Young's Literal Translation
wherefore not even myself thought I worthy to come unto thee, but say in a word, and my lad shall be healed;
Study Bible
The Faith of the Centurion
6So Jesus went with them. But when He was not far from the house, the centurion sent friends with the message: “Lord, do not trouble Yourself, for I am not worthy to have You come under my roof. 7That is why I did not consider myself worthy to come to You. But just say the word, and my servant will be healed. 8For I myself am a man under authority, with soldiers under me. I tell one to go, and he goes; and another to come, and he comes. I tell my servant to do something, and he does it.”…
Cross References
Luke 7:6
So Jesus went with them. But when He was not far from the house, the centurion sent friends with the message: "Lord, do not trouble Yourself, for I am not worthy to have You come under my roof.

Luke 7:8
For I myself am a man under authority, with soldiers under me. I tell one to go, and he goes; and another to come, and he comes. I tell my servant to do something, and he does it."

Treasury of Scripture

Why neither thought I myself worthy to come to you: but say in a word, and my servant shall be healed.

but.

Luke 4:36
And they were all amazed, and spake among themselves, saying, What a word is this! for with authority and power he commandeth the unclean spirits, and they come out.

Luke 5:13
And he put forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will: be thou clean. And immediately the leprosy departed from him.

Exodus 15:26
And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that healeth thee.







Lexicon
That is why
διὸ (dio)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1352: Wherefore, on which account, therefore. From dia and hos; through which thing, i.e. Consequently.

I did not consider myself worthy
ἠξίωσα (ēxiōsa)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 515: To account or treat as worthy. From axios; to deem entitled or fit.

to come
ἐλθεῖν (elthein)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 2064: To come, go.

to
πρὸς (pros)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 4314: To, towards, with. A strengthened form of pro; a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. Toward.

You.
σὲ (se)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

But [just]
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

say
εἰπὲ (eipe)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

[the] word,
λόγῳ (logō)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3056: From lego; something said; by implication, a topic, also reasoning or motive; by extension, a computation; specially, the Divine Expression.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

my
μου (mou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

servant
παῖς (pais)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3816: Perhaps from paio; a boy, or, a girl, and a child; specially, a slave or servant.

will be healed.
ἰαθήτω (iathētō)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2390: To heal, generally of the physical, sometimes of spiritual, disease. Middle voice of apparently a primary verb; to cure.
(7) Wherefore neither thought I myself worthy.--The humility of the centurion appears in a yet stronger light than in St. Matthew's report. Far from expecting the Prophet to come under his roof, he had not dared even to approach Him.

Verse 7. - But say in a word, and my servant shall be healed. The Gentile soldier's faith was really great. He had risen above the need of an outward sign, such as a touch or even the sound of a living voice. He needed no contact with the fringe of the Master's garment, asked for no handkerchief or apron that had touched his person (Acts 19:12). The word the Master would speak would be enough; the result he willed would assuredly follow. "Do not come hither where my servant is, but only speak here where thou art." The centurion had a just notion of Christ's power. And our Lord greatly commended him, whereas Martha, who said, "I know whatsoever thou shalt ask of God he will give it thee" (John 11:22) was reproved as having spoken amiss; and Christ thus teaches that he is the Source of blessings, which he could not be unless he were God (compare Bishop Wordsworth, in part quoting from St. Chrysostom). 7:1-10 Servants should study to endear themselves to their masters. Masters ought to take particular care of their servants when they are sick. We may still, by faithful and fervent prayer, apply to Christ, and ought to do so when sickness is in our families. The building places for religious worship is a good work, and an instance of love to God and his people. Our Lord Jesus was pleased with the centurion's faith; and he never fails to answer the expectations of that faith which honours his power and love. The cure soon wrought and perfect.
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