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Matthew 8:5

    Matthew 8:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto 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 he was entered into Capernaum, there came unto 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' Notes 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.