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Matthew 17:16

    Matthew 17:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And I brought him to thy disciples, and they could not cure him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And I brought him to your disciples, and they could not cure him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And I brought him to thy disciples, and they could not cure him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And I took him to your disciples, and they were not able to make him well.

    Webster's Revision

    And I brought him to thy disciples, and they could not cure him.

    World English Bible

    So I brought him to your disciples, and they could not cure him."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And I brought him to thy disciples, and they could not cure him.

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 17:16

    Thy disciples could not cure him - No wonder, when the cure must be effected by supernatural agency, and they had not faith enough to interest the power of God in their behalf, Matthew 17:20. A spiritual disorder must have a spiritual remedy: natural means, in such cases, signify just - nothing.

    Barnes' Notes on Matthew 17:16

    And I brought him to thy disciples ... - That is, not to the apostles, for they had power over unclean spirits Matthew 10:8, but to others of his followers who attempted to work miracles. It is probable that many of his disciples attempted this who were not personal attendants on his ministry, Mark 9:38.