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Matthew 9:27


As Jesus went on from there, two blind men followed him, shouting, 1  “Have mercy 2  on us, Son of David!” 3 


Mt 11:5; Mt 12:22; Mt 12:23; Mt 15:22; Mt 17:15; Mt 20:30; Mt 20:30,31; Mt 21:9,15; Mt 22:41-45; Mr 8:22,23; Mr 9:22; Mr 10:46; Mr 10:47,48; Mr 11:10; Mr 12:35-37; Lu 7:21; Lu 17:13; Lu 18:38,39; Lu 20:41; Joh 7:42; Joh 9:1-12; Ro 1:3; Ro 9:5

NET © Notes

tn Grk “shouting, saying.” The participle λέγοντες (legontes) is redundant in contemporary English and has not been translated.

sn Have mercy on us is a request for healing. It is not owed to the men. They simply ask for God’s kind grace.

sn There was a tradition in Judaism that the Son of David (Solomon) had great powers of healing (Josephus, Ant. 8.2.5 [8.42-49]).

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