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Luke 7:2–9

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Luke 7

2Now a centurion had a servant who was sick and at the point of death, who was highly valued by him.
3When the centurion heard about Jesus, he sent to him elders of the Jews, asking him to come and heal his servant.
4And when they came to Jesus, they pleaded with him earnestly, saying, “He is worthy to have you do this for him,
5for he loves our nation, and he is the one who built us our synagogue.”
6And Jesus went with them. When he was not far from the house, the centurion sent friends, saying to him, “Lord, do not trouble yourself, for I am not worthy to have you come under my roof.
7Therefore I did not presume to come to you. But say the word, and let my servant be healed.
8For I too am a man set under authority, with soldiers under me: and I say to one, ‘Go,’and he goes; and to another, ‘Come,’and he comes; and to my servant, ‘Do this,’and he does it.”
9When Jesus heard these things, he marveled at him, and turning to the crowd that followed him, said, “I tell you, not even in Israel have I found such faith.”