New American Standard Bible
Jesus said to him, "Go; your son lives." The man believed the word that Jesus spoke to him and started off.
King James Bible
Jesus saith unto him, Go thy way; thy son liveth. And the man believed the word that Jesus had spoken unto him, and he went his way.
Darby Bible Translation
Jesus says to him, Go, thy son lives. And the man believed the word which Jesus said to him, and went his way.
World English Bible
Jesus said to him, "Go your way. Your son lives." The man believed the word that Jesus spoke to him, and he went his way.
Young's Literal Translation
Jesus saith to him, 'Be going on; thy son doth live.' And the man believed the word that Jesus said to him, and was going on,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Go thy way - This was a kind and tender address. It was designed to convince him that he could word a miracle though not personally present.
Thy son liveth - Thy son shall recover; or he shall be restored to health, according to thy request.
The man believed - The manner in which Jesus spoke it, and the assurance which he gave, convinced the man that he could heal him there as well as to go to Capernaum to do it. This is an instance of the power of Jesus to convince the mind, to soothe doubts, to confirm faith, and to meet our desires. He blesses not always in the manner in which we ask, but he grants us our main wish. The father wished his son healed by Jesus "going down" to Capernaum. Jesus healed him, but not in the way in which he asked it to be done. God will hear our prayers and grant our requests, but often not in the precise manner in which we ask it. It is his to judge of the best way of doing us good.
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Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us.--I JOHN 3:16. The love of Christ, which passeth knowledge.--Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. Ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.--Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.--Be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as …
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And Jesus said to the centurion, "Go; it shall be done for you as you have believed." And the servant was healed that very moment.
The royal official said to Him, "Sir, come down before my child dies."
As he was now going down, his slaves met him, saying that his son was living.
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