New Living Translation
Just then a woman who had suffered for twelve years with constant bleeding came up behind him. She touched the fringe of his robe,
King James Bible
And, behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment:
Darby Bible Translation
And behold, a woman, who had had a bloody flux for twelve years, came behind and touched the hem of his garment;
World English Bible
Behold, a woman who had an issue of blood for twelve years came behind him, and touched the fringe of his garment;
Young's Literal Translation
and lo, a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, having come to him behind, did touch the fringe of his garments,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:20 Coming behind - Out of bashfulness and humility.
LibraryThe Compassion of Jesus
THIS is said of Christ Jesus several times in the New Testament. The original word is a very remarkable one. It is not found in classic Greek. It is not found in the Septuagint. The fact is, it was a word coined by the evangelists themselves. They did not find one in the whole Greek language that suited their purpose, and therefore they had to make one. It is expressive of the deepest emotion; a striving of the bowels--a yearning of the innermost nature with pity. As the dictionaries tell us-- Ex …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 60: 1914
Eleventh Day for More Labourers
Dread of Ridicule.
"If a woman has a flow of blood for many days that is unrelated to her menstrual period, or if the blood continues beyond the normal period, she is ceremonially unclean. As during her menstrual period, the woman will be unclean as long as the discharge continues.
"Give the following instructions to the people of Israel: Throughout the generations to come you must make tassels for the hems of your clothing and attach them with a blue cord.
"You must put four tassels on the hem of the cloak with which you cover yourself--on the front, back, and sides.
So Jesus and his disciples got up and went with him.
They begged him to let the sick touch at least the fringe of his robe, and all who touched him were healed.
"Everything they do is for show. On their arms they wear extra wide prayer boxes with Scripture verses inside, and they wear robes with extra long tassels.
A woman in the crowd had suffered for twelve years with constant bleeding.
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