Matthew 9:20
New International Version
Just then a woman who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years came up behind him and touched the edge of his cloak.

New Living Translation
Just then a woman who had suffered for twelve years with constant bleeding came up behind him. She touched the fringe of his robe,

English Standard Version
And behold, a woman who had suffered from a discharge of blood for twelve years came up behind him and touched the fringe of his garment,

Berean Study Bible
Suddenly a woman who had suffered from bleeding for twelve years came up behind Him and touched the fringe of His cloak.

Berean Literal Bible
And behold a woman having had a flux of blood twelve years, having come up behind Him, touched the fringe of His garment.

New American Standard Bible
And a woman who had been suffering from a hemorrhage for twelve years, came up behind Him and touched the fringe of His cloak;

King James Bible
And, behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment:

Christian Standard Bible
Just then, a woman who had suffered from bleeding for twelve years approached from behind and touched the end of his robe,

Contemporary English Version
A woman who had been bleeding for twelve years came up behind Jesus and barely touched his clothes.

Good News Translation
A woman who had suffered from severe bleeding for twelve years came up behind Jesus and touched the edge of his cloak.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Just then, a woman who had suffered from bleeding for 12 years approached from behind and touched the tassel on His robe,

International Standard Version
Just then a woman who had been suffering from chronic bleeding for twelve years came up behind him and touched the tassel of his garment,

NET Bible
But a woman who had been suffering from a hemorrhage for twelve years came up behind him and touched the edge of his cloak.

New Heart English Bible
And look, a woman who had an issue of blood for twelve years came behind him, and touched the fringe of his garment;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And behold a woman who had a flow of blood for twelve years, came from behind him and she touched the hem of his garment.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then a woman came up behind Jesus and touched the edge of his clothes. She had been suffering from chronic bleeding for twelve years.

New American Standard 1977
And behold, a woman who had been suffering from a hemorrhage for twelve years, came up behind Him and touched the fringe of His cloak;

Jubilee Bible 2000
And, behold, a woman who was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years came behind him and touched the hem of his garment;

King James 2000 Bible
And, behold, a woman, who was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment:

American King James Version
And, behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment:

American Standard Version
And behold, a woman, who had an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the border of his garment:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And behold a woman who was troubled with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment.

Darby Bible Translation
And behold, a woman, who had had a bloody flux [for] twelve years, came behind and touched the hem of his garment;

English Revised Version
And behold, a woman, who had an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the border of his garment:

Webster's Bible Translation
(And behold, a woman who was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment.

Weymouth New Testament
But a woman who for twelve years had been afflicted with haemorrhage came behind Him and touched the tassel of His cloak;

World English Bible
Behold, a woman who had an issue of blood for twelve years came behind him, and touched the fringe of his garment;

Young's Literal Translation
and lo, a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, having come to him behind, did touch the fringe of his garments,
Study Bible
The Healing Touch of Jesus
19So Jesus got up and went with him, along with His disciples. 20Suddenly a woman who had suffered from bleeding for twelve years came up behind Him and touched the fringe of His cloak. 21She said to herself, “If only I touch His cloak, I will be healed.”…
Cross References
Leviticus 15:25
When a woman has a discharge of her blood for many days at a time other than her menstrual period, or if it continues beyond her period, she will be unclean all the days of her unclean discharge, just as she is during the days of her menstruation.

Numbers 15:38
"Speak to the Israelites and tell them that throughout the generations to come they are to make for themselves tassels for the corners of their garments, with a blue cord on each tassel.

Deuteronomy 22:12
You are to make tassels on the four corners of the cloak you wear.

Matthew 9:19
So Jesus got up and went with him, along with His disciples.

Matthew 14:36
and begged Him just to let them touch the fringe of His cloak. And all who touched Him were healed.

Matthew 23:5
All their deeds are done for men to see. They broaden their phylacteries and lengthen their tassels.

Mark 5:25
And a woman was there who had been afflicted for twelve years by an issue of bleeding.

Mark 6:56
And wherever He went--villages and towns and countrysides--they laid the sick in the marketplaces and begged Him to let them just touch the fringe of His cloak. And all who touched Him were healed.

Luke 8:43
including a woman who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years. She had spent all her money on physicians, but no one was able to heal her.

Luke 8:44
She came up behind Jesus and touched the fringe of His cloak, and immediately her bleeding stopped.

Treasury of Scripture

And, behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment:

behold.

Mark 5:25
And a certain woman, which had an issue of blood twelve years,

Luke 8:43
And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, which had spent all her living upon physicians, neither could be healed of any,

an issue.

Leviticus 15:25
And if a woman have an issue of her blood many days out of the time of her separation, or if it run beyond the time of her separation; all the days of the issue of her uncleanness shall be as the days of her separation: she shall be unclean.

touched.

Matthew 14:36
And besought him that they might only touch the hem of his garment: and as many as touched were made perfectly whole.

Mark 5:28
For she said, If I may touch but his clothes, I shall be whole.

Mark 6:56
And whithersoever he entered, into villages, or cities, or country, they laid the sick in the streets, and besought him that they might touch if it were but the border of his garment: and as many as touched him were made whole.

hem.

Matthew 23:5
But all their works they do for to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments,

Numbers 15:38,39
Speak unto the children of Israel, and bid them that they make them fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their generations, and that they put upon the fringe of the borders a ribband of blue: …

Deuteronomy 22:12
Thou shalt make thee fringes upon the four quarters of thy vesture, wherewith thou coverest thyself.







Lexicon
Suddenly
Καὶ (Kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

a woman
γυνὴ (gynē)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1135: A woman, wife, my lady. Probably from the base of ginomai; a woman; specially, a wife.

who had suffered from bleeding
αἱμορροοῦσα (haimorroousa)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 131: To suffer from a continual flow (oozing) of blood. From haima and rheo; to flow blood, i.e. Have a hoemorrhage.

[for] twelve
δώδεκα (dōdeka)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 1427: Twelve; the usual way in which the Twelve apostles of Jesus are referred to. From duo and deka; two and ten, i.e. A dozen.

years
ἔτη (etē)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 2094: A year. Apparently a primary word; a year.

came up
προσελθοῦσα (proselthousa)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4334: From pros and erchomai; to approach, i.e. come near, visit, or worship, assent to.

behind [Him]
ὄπισθεν (opisthen)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3693: From behind, after. From opis with enclitic of source; from the rear, i.e. At the back.

[and] touched
ἥψατο (hēpsato)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 680: Prop: I fasten to; I lay hold of, touch, know carnally. Reflexive of hapto; properly, to attach oneself to, i.e. To touch.

the
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

fringe
κρασπέδου (kraspedou)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 2899: The fringe, edge, corner, tassel. Of uncertain derivation; a margin, i.e., a fringe or tassel.

of
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

His
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

cloak.
ἱματίου (himatiou)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 2440: A long flowing outer garment, tunic. Neuter of a presumed derivative of ennumi; a dress.
(20) Behold, a woman . . .--The "issue of blood" was probably of the kind that brought with it ceremonial uncleanness (Leviticus 15:26), and this accounts for the sense of shame which made her shrink from applying to the Healer openly, and from confessing afterwards what she had done. It is significant that the period of her sufferings coincided with the age of the ruler's daughter. His sorrow was sudden after twelve years of joyful hope; hers had brought with it, through twelve long years, the sickness of hope deferred. St. Mark and St. Luke add (though in the latter some MSS. omit the words) that she "had spent all her substance on physicians, and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse;" and the former states (what is, of course, obvious) that she came because she had "heard of the things concerning Jesus."

Touched the hem of his garment.--The incidental notice is interesting as making up, together with Matthew 14:36, John 19:23, all that we know as to our Lord's outward garb. There was first, nearest the body, the coat or tunic (?????) without seam, woven from the top throughout; then, over that, the garment or cloak (???????), flowing loosely after the manner of the East; and this had its "border or fringe," probably of a bright blue mingled with white, that on which the scribes and Pharisees laid stress as being in accordance with the Law (Numbers 15:38), and which they wore, therefore, of an ostentatious width (Matthew 23:5). Later tradition defined the very number of the threads or tassels of the fringe, so that they might represent the 613 precepts of the Law.

Verse 20. - (And, behold,... that hour). The Revised Version and the ordinary editions of the Authorized Version omit the brackets, as unnecessary. And, behold, a woman which was diseased with (who had, Revised Version) an issue of blood (αἱμοῥῤοοῦσα). Physically and (Leviticus 15:25) ceremonially unclean. Twelve years. The age of Jairus' daughter as recorded in the parallel passages. The coincidence led to its being remembered, and the number itself was the more noticeable as it seems to have symbolized the presence of God in nature (3 x 4). Came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment. Hem; border (Revised Version); τοῦ κρασπέδου: fimbriam (Vulgate). The zizith," tassels or fringes of hyacinth blue m-white Wool, which every Israelite, by reason of the prescription (Numbers 15:37, sqq.; Deuteronomy 22:12), had to wear at the four corners of his upper garment," Schurer (II. it. p. 112), who adds in a note, "The colour of the zizith is now white, while originally it was to be of hyacinth blue. The Mishna, Menachoth, 4:1, already presupposes that both are allowed. They are also not now worn, as the Pentateuch directs, and as was still the custom in the time of Christ, on the upper garment (טַלִּית ἱμάτιον), but on the two square woollen shawls, one of which is always worn on the body, while the other is only wound round the head during prayer Both these shawls are also called Tallith." 9:18-26 The death of our relations should drive us to Christ, who is our life. And it is high honour to the greatest rulers to attend on the Lord Jesus; and those who would receive mercy from Christ, must honour him. The variety of methods Christ took in working his miracles, perhaps was because of the different frames and tempers of mind, which those were in who came to him, and which He who searches the heart perfectly knew. A poor woman applied herself to Christ, and received mercy from him by the way. If we do but touch, as it were, the hem of Christ's garment by living faith, our worst evils will be healed; there is no other real cure, nor need we fear his knowing things which are a grief and burden to us, but which we would not tell to any earthly friend. When Christ entered the ruler's house, he said, Give place. Sometimes, when the sorrow of the world prevails, it is difficult for Christ and his comforts to enter. The ruler's daughter was really dead, but not so to Christ. The death of the righteous is in a special manner to be looked on as only a sleep. The words and works of Christ may not at first be understood, yet they are not therefore to be despised. The people were put forth. Scorners who laugh at what they do not understand, are not proper witnesses of the wonderful works of Christ. Dead souls are not raised to spiritual life, unless Christ take them by the hand: it is done in the day of his power. If this single instance of Christ's raising one newly dead so increased his fame, what will be his glory when all that are in their graves shall hear his voice, and come forth; those that have done good to the resurrection of life, and those that have done evil to the resurrection of damnation!
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