New International Version
and begged him to let the sick just touch the edge of his cloak, and all who touched it were healed.
King James Bible
And besought him that they might only touch the hem of his garment: and as many as touched were made perfectly whole.
Darby Bible Translation
and besought him that they might only touch the hem of his garment; and as many as touched were made thoroughly well.
World English Bible
and they begged him that they might just touch the fringe of his garment. As many as touched it were made whole.
Young's Literal Translation
and were calling on him that they might only touch the fringe of his garment, and as many as did touch were saved.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
That they might only touch the hem of his garment - What mighty influence must the grace and Spirit of Christ have in the soul, when even the border or hem of his garment produced such wonders in the bodies of those who touched it! Here is a man who has turned from sin to God through Christ, and the healing hand of Jesus is laid upon him. Then, no wonder that he knows and feels his sins forgiven, his soul purified, and his heart filled with the fullness of his Maker. Lord, increase our faith! and we shall see greater manifestations of thy power and glory! Amen.
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"Bring them hither to Me" (Matt. xiv. 18). Why have ye not received all the fulness of the Holy Spirit? And how may we be anointed with "the rest of the oil?" The greatest need is to make room when God makes it. Look around you at your situation. Are you not encompassed with needs at this very moment, and almost overwhelmed with difficulties, trials and emergencies? These are all divinely provided vessels for the Holy Spirit to fill, and if you would but rightly understand their meaning, they would …
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Just then a woman who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years came up behind him and touched the edge of his cloak.
She said to herself, "If I only touch his cloak, I will be healed."
And when the men of that place recognized Jesus, they sent word to all the surrounding country. People brought all their sick to him
For he had healed many, so that those with diseases were pushing forward to touch him.
And wherever he went--into villages, towns or countryside--they placed the sick in the marketplaces. They begged him to let them touch even the edge of his cloak, and all who touched it were healed.
They came to Bethsaida, and some people brought a blind man and begged Jesus to touch him.
and the people all tried to touch him, because power was coming from him and healing them all.
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