A man with leprosy came to him and begged him on his knees, "If you are willing, you can make me clean."
And a leper *came to Jesus, beseeching Him and falling on his knees before Him, and saying, "If You are willing, You can make me clean."
A man with leprosy came and knelt in front of Jesus, begging to be healed. "If you want to, you can make me well again," he said.
A leper came to him, begging on his knees, "If you want to, you can cleanse me."
And a leper came to him and, going down on his knees before him, made a request, saying, If it is your pleasure, you have the power to make me clean.
A leper came to him begging him, and kneeling he said to him, "If you choose, you can make me clean."
Now a leper came to Him, imploring Him, kneeling down to Him and saying to Him, "If You are willing, You can make me clean."
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1 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “now” to indicate the transition to a new topic.
2 sn The ancient term for leprosy covers a wider array of conditions than what we call leprosy today. A leper was totally ostracized from society until he was declared cured (Lev 13:45-46).
3 tn This is a third class condition. The report portrays the leper making no presumptions about whether Jesus will heal him or not.