New International Version
She said to herself, "If I only touch his cloak, I will be healed."
King James Bible
For she said within herself, If I may but touch his garment, I shall be whole.
Darby Bible Translation
for she said within herself, If I should only touch his garment I shall be healed.
World English Bible
for she said within herself, "If I just touch his garment, I will be made well."
Young's Literal Translation
for she said within herself, 'If only I may touch his garment, I shall be saved.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
She said within herself, If I may but touch his garment - Her disorder was of that delicate nature that modesty forbade her to make any public acknowledgment of it; and therefore she endeavored to transact the whole business in private. Besides, the touch of such a person was by the law reputed unclean. By faith in Christ Jesus, little things are often rendered efficacious to our salvation. What more simple than a morsel of bread, and a few drops of wine, in the Lord's Supper! And yet, they who receive them by faith in the sacrifice they represent, are made partakers of the blessings purchased by the crucified body and spilled blood of the Lord Jesus!
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryJune 26. "When He Saw the Multitudes He was Moved" (Matt. Ix. 36).
"When He saw the multitudes He was moved" (Matt. ix. 36). He is able to be "touched with the feeling of our infirmities." The word "touched" expresses a great deal. It means that our troubles are His troubles, and that in all our afflictions He is afflicted. It is not a sympathy of sentiment, but a sympathy of suffering. There is much help in this for the tired heart. It is the foundation of His Priesthood, and God meant that it should be to us a source of unceasing consolation. Let us realize, more …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Soul-Healing First: Body-Healing Second
The Physician's Calling (Preached at Whitehall for St. George's Hospital. )
Of the Words Themselves in General.
and begged him to let the sick just touch the edge of his cloak, and all who touched it were healed.
For he had healed many, so that those with diseases were pushing forward 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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