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When Jesus came into Peter's house, he saw Peter's mother-in-law lying in bed with a fever.
King James Bible
And when Jesus was come into Peter's house, he saw his wife's mother laid, and sick of a fever.
Darby Bible Translation
And when Jesus had come to Peter's house, he saw his mother-in-law laid down and in a fever;
World English Bible
When Jesus came into Peter's house, he saw his wife's mother lying sick with a fever.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jesus having come into the house of Peter, saw his mother-in-law laid, and fevered,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Peter's house - That Peter lived at Capernaum, and that Christ lodged with him, is fully evident from this verse compared with Matthew 17:24.
Peter's - wife's mother - Learn hence, says Theophylact, that marriage is no hinderance to virtue, since the chief of the apostles had his wife. Marriage is one of the first of Divine institutions, and is a positive command of God. He says, the state of celibacy is not Good, Genesis 2:18. Those who pretend to say that the single state is more holy than the other slander their Maker, and say in effect, "We are too holy to keep the commandments of God."
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He touched her hand and the fever left her, and she got up and began to wait on him.
As soon as they left the synagogue, they went with James and John to the home of Simon and Andrew.
Simon's mother-in-law was in bed with a fever, and they immediately told Jesus about her.
Jesus left the synagogue and went to the home of Simon. Now Simon's mother-in-law was suffering from a high fever, and they asked Jesus to help her.
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Don't we have the right to take a believing wife along with us, as do the other apostles and the Lord's brothers and Cephas?
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