John 4:50
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New International Version
"Go," Jesus replied, "your son will live." The man took Jesus at his word and departed.

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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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Go thy way; thy son liveth - Had our Lord gone with him, as he wished, his unbelief could not have been fully removed; as he would have still thought that our Lord's power could not reach from Cana to Capernaum: in order to destroy his unbelief at once, and bring him into the fullness of the faith of his supreme power, he cures him, being apparently absent, by that energy through which he fills both the heavens and the earth. Here it may be observed, our blessed Lord did what this man requested him to do, but not in the way in which he wished it to be done. God will save all to the uttermost who call upon him, but not in the way in which they may desire. Eternal life is the free gift of God, and he has a right to give it as he pleases; and he always gives his gifts in that way in which his glory is best promoted, and our eternal interest secured.

The man believed the word - And yet it appears that he had suspended his faith upon a certain condition: "If I find on my return that my son is healed, I will believe that Jesus is the Messiah."

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


John 11:40 Jesus said to her, Said I not to you, that, if you would believe, you should see the glory of God?

1 Kings 17:13-15 And Elijah said to her, Fear not; go and do as you have said: but make me thereof a little cake first, and bring it to me...

Matthew 8:13 And Jesus said to the centurion, Go your way; and as you have believed, so be it done to you...

Mark 7:29,30 And he said to her, For this saying go your way; the devil is gone out of your daughter...

Mark 9:23,24 Jesus said to him, If you can believe, all things are possible to him that believes...

Luke 17:14 And when he saw them, he said to them, Go show yourselves to the priests. And it came to pass, that, as they went, they were cleansed.

Acts 14:9,10 The same heard Paul speak: who steadfastly beholding him, and perceiving that he had faith to be healed...

Romans 4:20,21 He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God...

Hebrews 11:19 Accounting that God was able to raise him up, even from the dead; from where also he received him in a figure.

August 23 Morning
I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.--JER. 31:3. We are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth: whereunto he called you by our gospel, to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.--God . . . hath saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according
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May 24 Morning
Grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.--EPH. 4:30. The love of the Spirit.--The Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost.--In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; and he bare them, and carried them all the days of old. But they rebelled, and vexed his holy Spirit: therefore he turned to be their enemy, and he fought against them. Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

October 17 Evening
Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever.--MATT. 6:13. The Lord reigneth, he is clothed with majesty: thy throne is established of old: thou art from everlasting. The Lord is . . . great in power.--If God be for us, who can be against us?--Our God whom we serve is able to deliver us, and he will deliver us.--My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand.--Greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

November 8 Evening
The children of Israel pitched before them like two little flocks of kids; but the Syrians filled the country.--I KGS. 20:27. Thus saith the Lord, because the Syrians have said, the Lord is a God of the hills, but he is not God of the valleys; therefore will I deliver all this great multitude into thine hand, and ye shall know that I am the Lord. And they pitched one over against the other seven days; and so it was, that in the seventh day the battle was joined: and the children of Israel slew of
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Cross References
Matthew 8:13
Then Jesus said to the centurion, "Go! Let it be done just as you believed it would." And his servant was healed at that moment.

John 4:49
The royal official said, "Sir, come down before my child dies."

John 4:51
While he was still on the way, his servants met him with the news that his boy was living.

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