New Living Translation
Then Jesus said to him, "Don't tell anyone about this. Instead, go to the priest and let him examine you. Take along the offering required in the law of Moses for those who have been healed of leprosy. This will be a public testimony that you have been cleansed."
King James Bible
And Jesus saith unto him, See thou tell no man; but go thy way, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jesus says to him, See thou tell no man, but go, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift which Moses ordained, for a testimony to them.
World English Bible
Jesus said to him, "See that you tell nobody, but go, show yourself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, as a testimony to them."
Young's Literal Translation
And Jesus saith to him, 'See, thou mayest tell no one, but go, thyself shew to the priest, and bring the gift that Moses commanded for a testimony to them.'
Matthew 8:4 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:4 See thou tell no man - Perhaps our Lord only meant here, Not till thou hast showed thyself to the priest - who was appointed to inquire into the case of leprosy. But many others he commanded, absolutely, to tell none of tho miracles he had wrought upon them. And this he seems to have done, chiefly for one or more of these reasons: To prevent the multitude from thronging him, in the manner related Mark 1:45. To fulfil the prophecy, Isaiah 42:1, that he would not be vain or ostentatious. This reason St. Matthew assigns, Matt 12:17, and c. To avoid the being taken by force and made a king, John 6:15. And, That he might not enrage the chief priests, scribes, and Pharisees, who were the most bitter against him, any more than was unavoidable, Matt 16:20,21. For a testimony - That I am the Messiah; to them - The priests, who otherwise might have pleaded want of evidence. Lev 14:2.
LibraryThe Peace-Bringer in the Spiritual World
'And when He was come to the other side into the country of the Gergesenes, there met Him two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by that way. 29. And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with Thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art Thou come hither to torment us before the time? 30. And there was a good way off from them an herd of many swine feeding. 31. So the devils besought Him, saying, If Thou cast us out, suffer us to go away …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Faith which Christ Praises
The Cross and Crown.
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. viii. 23, "And when He was Entered into a Boat," Etc.
If the contaminated area in the clothing, the animal hide, the fabric, or the leather article has turned greenish or reddish, it is contaminated with mildew and must be shown to the priest.
"The following instructions are for those seeking ceremonial purification from a skin disease. Those who have been healed must be brought to the priest,
Then their eyes were opened, and they could see! Jesus sternly warned them, "Don't tell anyone about this."
but he warned them not to reveal who he was.
Then he sternly warned the disciples not to tell anyone that he was the Messiah.
As they went back down the mountain, Jesus commanded them, "Don't tell anyone what you have seen until the Son of Man has been raised from the dead."
"Don't tell anyone about this. Instead, go to the priest and let him examine you. Take along the offering required in the law of Moses for those who have been healed of leprosy. This will be a public testimony that you have been cleansed."
Jump to PreviousAppointed Careful Commanded Evidence Gift Jesus Mayest Moses Nobody Offer Offering Ordained Ordered Present Priest Proof Shew Show Testimony Thyself Way Witness
Jump to NextAppointed Careful Commanded Evidence Gift Jesus Mayest Moses Nobody Offer Offering Ordained Ordered Present Priest Proof Shew Show Testimony Thyself Way Witness
LinksMatthew 8:4 NIV
Matthew 8:4 NLT
Matthew 8:4 ESV
Matthew 8:4 NASB
Matthew 8:4 KJV
Matthew 8:4 Bible Apps
Matthew 8:4 Biblia Paralela
Matthew 8:4 Chinese Bible
Matthew 8:4 French Bible
Matthew 8:4 German Bible
Matthew 8:4 Commentaries