Matthew 8 :5

Matthew 8 :5 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came to him a centurion, beseeching him,

American King James Version (AKJV)

And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came to him a centurion, beseeching him,

American Standard Version (ASV)

And when he was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him,

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And when Jesus was come into Capernaum, a certain captain came to him with a request,

Webster's Revision

And when Jesus had entered into Capernaum, there came to him a centurion, beseeching him,

World English Bible

When he came into Capernaum, a centurion came to him, asking him,

English Revised Version (ERV)

And when he was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him,

Definitions for Matthew 8 :5

Centurion - Commander of a hundred men.

Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 8 :5

Capernaum - See Matthew 4:13.

A centurion - Εκατονταρχος. A Roman military officer who had the command of one hundred men.

Barnes's Commentary on Matthew 8 :5

Capernaum - See the notes at Matthew 4:13.

There came unto him a centurion - A centurion was the commander of 100 men in the Roman armies. Judea was a Roman province, and garrisons were kept there to preserve the people in subjection. This man was probably by birth a pagan. See Matthew 8:10.

Wesley's Commentary on Matthew 8 :5

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