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Matthew 9

Introduction

Overview

Matthew 9:1, Christ cures one sick of the palsy; Matthew 9:9, calls Matthew from the receipt of custom; Matthew 9:10, eats with publicans and sinners; Matthew 9:14, defends his disciples for not fasting; Matthew 9:20, cures the bloody issue; Matthew 9:23, raises from death Jairus’ daughter; Matthew 9:27, gives sight to two blind men; Matthew 9:32, heals a dumb man possessed of a devil; Matthew 9:36, and has compassion on the multitude.

Verse 1

he: Matthew 7:6, Matthew 8:18, Matthew 8:23, Mark 5:21, Luke 8:37, Revelation 22:11

his: Matthew 4:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 23:10 - his Matthew 8:5 - entered Mark 2:1 - again Mark 2:3 - bringing Luke 8:40 - that

Verse 2

they brought: Matthew 4:24, Matthew 8:16, Mark 1:32, Mark 2:1-Leviticus :, Luke 5:18, Luke 5:19, Acts 5:15, Acts 5:16, Acts 19:12

seeing: Matthew 8:10, Mark 2:4, Mark 2:5, Luke 5:19, Luke 5:20, John 2:25, Acts 14:9, James 2:18

Son: Matthew 9:22, Mark 5:34, John 21:5

be: Psalms 32:1, Psalms 32:2, Ecclesiastes 9:7, Isaiah 40:1, Isaiah 40:2, Isaiah 44:22, Jeremiah 31:33, Jeremiah 31:34, Luke 5:20, Luke 7:47-Philippians :, Acts 13:38, Acts 13:39, Romans 4:6-Ruth :, Romans 5:11, Colossians 1:12-2 Chronicles :

thy sins: Rather, "thy sins are forgiven thee;" the words being an affirmation, not a prayer or wish. The word be, however, was used by our translators in the indicative plural for are. As the palsy is frequently produced by intemperance, it is probable, from our Lord's gracious declaration, that it was the case in the present instance.

Reciprocal: Genesis 43:29 - God Ruth 2:8 - my daughter 1 Samuel 3:6 - General Psalms 25:18 - forgive Psalms 103:3 - forgiveth Proverbs 1:8 - My son Proverbs 23:15 - My son Isaiah 6:7 - thine iniquity Matthew 8:6 - palsy Matthew 14:27 - Be Mark 2:3 - bringing Luke 7:48 - Thy Luke 8:48 - Daughter Acts 23:11 - Be Romans 4:7 - General James 5:15 - if he

Verse 3

certain: Matthew 7:29, Mark 2:6, Mark 2:7, Mark 7:21, Luke 5:21, Luke 7:39, Luke 7:40

This: Matthew 26:65, Leviticus 24:16, Mark 14:64, John 10:33-Zephaniah :, Acts 6:11-1 Chronicles :

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 21:13 - blaspheme God Proverbs 23:7 - as Luke 7:49 - Who

Verse 4

knowing: Matthew 12:25, Matthew 16:7, Matthew 16:8, Psalms 44:21, Psalms 139:2, Mark 2:8, Mark 8:16, Mark 8:17, Mark 12:15, Luke 5:22, Luke 6:8, Luke 7:40, Luke 9:46, Luke 9:47, Luke 11:17, John 2:24, John 2:25, John 6:61, John 6:64, John 16:19, John 16:30, John 21:17, Hebrews 4:12, Hebrews 4:13, Revelation 2:23

Wherefore: Ezekiel 38:10, Acts 5:3, Acts 5:4, Acts 5:9, Acts 8:20-Song of Solomon :

Reciprocal: Exodus 16:8 - the Lord heareth Proverbs 23:7 - as Proverbs 24:9 - thought Isaiah 66:18 - their thoughts Daniel 11:24 - forecast his devices Amos 4:13 - and declareth Matthew 15:19 - evil Mark 7:21 - evil 1 Corinthians 13:5 - thinketh

Verse 5

whether: Mark 2:9-2 Kings :, Luke 5:23-Lamentations :

Arise: Isaiah 35:5, Isaiah 35:6, John 5:8-2 Chronicles :, John 5:17, John 5:18, Acts 3:6-1 Kings :, Acts 3:16, Acts 4:9, Acts 4:10, Acts 9:34, Acts 14:8-1 Kings :

Reciprocal: Matthew 9:6 - Arise

Verse 6

that the: Isaiah 43:25, Micah 7:18, Mark 2:7, Mark 2:10, Luke 5:21, John 5:21-Isaiah :, John 10:28, John 17:2, John 20:21-Isaiah :, Acts 5:31, Acts 7:59, Acts 7:60, 2 Corinthians 2:10, 2 Corinthians 5:20, Ephesians 4:32, Colossians 3:13

Arise: Matthew 9:5, Luke 13:11-1 Chronicles :, Acts 9:34

Reciprocal: Numbers 14:17 - General Matthew 12:8 - General Matthew 16:13 - I the Luke 5:24 - power John 1:51 - the Son John 5:8 - General

Verse 8

when: Matthew 12:23, Matthew 15:31, Mark 2:12, Mark 7:37, Luke 5:26, Luke 7:16

and: Matthew 15:31, Luke 5:25, Luke 17:15, Luke 23:47, Acts 4:21, Galatians 1:24

Reciprocal: Numbers 14:17 - General Luke 4:15 - being Acts 2:22 - which

Verse 9

named: Matthew 21:31, Matthew 21:32, Mark 2:14-Esther :, Luke 5:27, Luke 5:28, Levi, Luke 15:1, Luke 15:2, Luke 19:2-2 Samuel :

Follow: Matthew 4:18-Song of Solomon :, 1 Kings 19:19-Ecclesiastes :, Galatians 1:16

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 19:20 - he left Ezra 4:13 - toll Proverbs 29:13 - the deceitful man Song of Solomon 2:10 - Rise Amos 7:15 - took Matthew 4:19 - Follow Matthew 8:22 - follow Matthew 10:3 - Matthew Matthew 19:21 - come Matthew 19:27 - we have forsaken Matthew 20:4 - Go Mark 2:13 - by Mark 3:18 - Matthew Luke 6:15 - Matthew Luke 9:59 - Follow me Luke 18:28 - General John 1:43 - and findeth Acts 1:13 - Matthew Acts 10:24 - and had 1 Corinthians 1:27 - General

Verse 10

as: Mark 2:15, Mark 2:16, Mark 2:17, Luke 5:29-Jonah :

many: Matthew 5:46, Matthew 5:47, John 9:31, 1 Timothy 1:13-Nehemiah :

Reciprocal: Genesis 13:13 - But the Matthew 11:19 - a friend Luke 15:1 - General Acts 10:24 - and had

Verse 11

they said: Mark 2:16, Mark 9:14-Nehemiah :

Why: Matthew 11:19, Isaiah 65:5, Luke 5:30, Luke 15:1, Luke 15:2, Luke 19:7, 1 Corinthians 5:9-1 Kings :, Galatians 2:15, Hebrews 5:2, 2 John 1:10

Reciprocal: Psalms 26:5 - will Jeremiah 8:22 - no physician Matthew 5:46 - publicans Matthew 16:1 - Pharisees Mark 2:15 - General Luke 7:34 - a friend James 3:1 - be

Verse 12

They that be whole: Psalms 6:2, Psalms 41:4, Psalms 147:3, Jeremiah 17:14, Jeremiah 30:17, Jeremiah 33:6, Hosea 14:4, Mark 2:17, Luke 5:31, Luke 8:43, Luke 9:11, Luke 18:11-1 Chronicles :, Romans 7:9-Jeremiah :, Revelation 3:17, Revelation 3:18

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 22:2 - a captain 2 Chronicles 16:12 - physicians Psalms 26:5 - will Psalms 42:11 - the health Isaiah 1:6 - they have Jeremiah 8:22 - no physician Matthew 18:11 - General Luke 7:39 - would Luke 19:10 - General

Verse 13

go: Matthew 12:3, Matthew 12:5, Matthew 12:7, Matthew 19:4, Matthew 21:42, Matthew 22:31, Matthew 22:32, Mark 12:26, Luke 10:26, John 10:34

I will: Proverbs 21:3, Hosea 6:6, Micah 6:6-Ruth :

to call: Matthew 18:11-1 Chronicles :, Mark 2:17, Luke 5:32, Luke 15:3-2 Samuel :, Luke 19:10, Romans 3:10-Jeremiah :, 1 Corinthians 6:9-1 Kings :, 1 Timothy 1:13-Nehemiah :

but: Matthew 3:2, Matthew 3:8, Matthew 4:17, Matthew 11:20, Matthew 11:21, Matthew 21:28-Jonah :, Isaiah 55:6, Isaiah 55:7, Luke 15:7, Luke 24:47, Acts 2:38, Acts 3:19, Acts 5:31, Acts 11:18, Acts 17:30, Acts 17:31, Acts 20:21, Acts 26:18-Proverbs :, Romans 2:4-Joshua :, 1 Timothy 1:15, 2 Timothy 2:25, 2 Timothy 2:26, 2 Peter 3:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 13:13 - But the 1 Samuel 15:22 - Hath the Lord 1 Samuel 22:2 - a captain Psalms 25:8 - teach Psalms 40:6 - Sacrifice Psalms 68:18 - rebellious Psalms 119:139 - because Proverbs 1:22 - ye simple Ecclesiastes 7:14 - the day Isaiah 1:11 - what purpose Jeremiah 7:22 - nor Ezekiel 18:27 - when Ezekiel 33:14 - that which is lawful and right Hosea 14:4 - heal Matthew 23:23 - the weightier Mark 6:12 - preached Mark 12:33 - is more Luke 5:31 - They that Luke 7:39 - would Luke 18:13 - a sinner John 3:16 - that whosoever Acts 17:25 - is Acts 26:20 - repent Romans 5:20 - But Galatians 6:1 - restore Philippians 3:9 - not

Verse 14

the disciples: Matthew 11:2, John 3:25, John 4:1

Why: Matthew 6:16, Matthew 11:18, Matthew 11:19, Proverbs 20:6, Mark 2:18-Song of Solomon :, Luke 5:33-Malachi :, Luke 18:9-2 Kings :

Reciprocal: Psalms 35:13 - humbled Ecclesiastes 7:16 - Be not Luke 18:12 - fast Acts 13:2 - fasted Romans 14:3 - judge

Verse 15

Can: Matthew 25:1-2 Samuel :, Judges 14:11-Proverbs :, Psalms 45:14, Psalms 45:15, John 3:29, Revelation 19:9, Revelation 21:2

when: Luke 24:13-Ecclesiastes :, John 16:6, John 16:20-Song of Solomon :, Acts 1:9, Acts 1:10

and then: Isaiah 22:12, Acts 13:1-Leviticus :, Acts 14:23, 1 Corinthians 7:5, 2 Corinthians 11:27

Reciprocal: Job 29:5 - the Almighty Psalms 35:13 - humbled Ecclesiastes 3:4 - time to weep Daniel 10:2 - I Daniel Joel 2:16 - let Zechariah 7:3 - Should Matthew 6:16 - when Matthew 11:17 - piped Matthew 22:1 - General Mark 16:10 - as Luke 17:22 - when John 16:4 - because Acts 13:2 - fasted 2 Corinthians 6:5 - fastings

Verse 16

new cloth: or, raw, or unwrought cloth

for: Genesis 33:14, Psalms 125:3, Isaiah 40:11, John 16:12, 1 Corinthians 3:1, 1 Corinthians 3:2, 1 Corinthians 13:13

Reciprocal: Leviticus 19:19 - mingled Deuteronomy 22:9 - shalt not sow 2 Kings 5:19 - he said Mark 2:21 - new Luke 5:36 - No man 1 Corinthians 1:10 - divisions 2 Corinthians 5:17 - old

Verse 17

old: Joshua 9:4, Job 32:19, Psalms 119:83

Reciprocal: Leviticus 19:19 - mingled 2 Kings 5:19 - he said Mark 2:22 - bottles Luke 5:36 - No man 2 Corinthians 5:17 - old

Verse 18

behold: Mark 5:22-John :, Luke 8:41-Titus :

ruler: Luke 8:49, Luke 13:14, Luke 18:18, Acts 13:15

worshipped: Matthew 8:2, Matthew 14:33, Matthew 15:25, Matthew 17:14, Matthew 20:20, Matthew 28:17, Mark 5:22, Luke 17:15, Luke 17:16, Acts 10:25, Acts 10:26

My daughter: Matthew 9:24, Mark 5:23, Luke 7:2, Luke 8:42, Luke 8:49, John 4:47-Ephesians :

come: Matthew 8:8, Matthew 8:9, 2 Kings 5:11, John 11:21, John 11:22, John 11:25, John 11:32

Reciprocal: Matthew 8:7 - I will Matthew 9:23 - into John 4:46 - whose Acts 28:8 - laid

Verse 19

Matthew 8:7, John 4:34, Acts 10:38, Galatians 6:9, Galatians 6:10

Reciprocal: Matthew 9:23 - into Mark 5:22 - there

Verse 20

behold: Mark 5:25-John :, Luke 8:43-Titus :

an issue: Leviticus 15:25-Micah :

touched: Matthew 14:36, Mark 5:28, Mark 6:56, Mark 8:22, Acts 5:15, Acts 19:12

hem: Matthew 23:5, Numbers 15:38, Numbers 15:39, Deuteronomy 22:12, Luke 8:44

Reciprocal: Exodus 39:26 - hem Matthew 8:15 - touched Luke 6:19 - sought Acts 4:22 - forty

Verse 21

If: Mark 5:26-Micah :, Luke 8:45-2 Corinthians :, Acts 19:12

Reciprocal: Leviticus 6:27 - touch Matthew 14:36 - only Luke 6:19 - sought Acts 5:15 - they brought

Verse 22

Daughter: Matthew 9:2, Mark 5:34, Luke 8:48

thy: Matthew 9:29, Mark 10:52, Luke 7:50, Luke 17:19, Luke 18:42, Acts 14:9, Hebrews 4:2

from: Matthew 17:18, John 4:53, Acts 16:18

Reciprocal: Genesis 43:29 - God Ruth 2:8 - my daughter Proverbs 1:8 - My son Matthew 9:28 - Believe Mark 2:5 - Son Acts 3:16 - his

Verse 23

into: Matthew 9:18, Matthew 9:19, Mark 5:35-Zechariah :, Luke 8:49-Colossians :

the minstrels: Matthew 11:17, 2 Chronicles 35:25, Jeremiah 9:17-Proverbs :, Mark 5:38-Matthew :, Luke 7:32, Acts 9:39

Reciprocal: Ezra 2:65 - two hundred

Verse 24

Give: 1 Kings 17:18-Jeremiah :, Acts 9:40, Acts 20:10

not: John 11:4, John 11:11-1 Chronicles :

And: Matthew 27:39-John :, Psalms 22:6, Psalms 22:7, Isaiah 49:7, Isaiah 53:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:14 - as one Matthew 9:18 - My daughter Matthew 11:5 - the dead Mark 5:38 - and seeth Mark 5:40 - when

Verse 25

the people: 2 Kings 4:32-Zephaniah :, Acts 9:40, Acts 9:41

and took: Mark 1:31, Mark 5:41, Mark 8:23, Mark 9:27, Luke 8:54

Reciprocal: Matthew 11:5 - the dead Mark 5:40 - when

Verse 26

the fame hereof: or, this fame, Matthew 4:24, Matthew 14:1, Matthew 14:2, Mark 1:45, Mark 6:14, Acts 26:26

Reciprocal: Luke 4:37 - the fame Luke 5:15 - went

Verse 27

two: Matthew 11:5, Matthew 12:22, Matthew 20:30, Mark 8:22, Mark 8:23, Mark 10:46, Luke 7:21, John 9:1-2 Kings :

Thou: Matthew 12:23, Matthew 15:22, Matthew 20:30, Matthew 20:31, Matthew 21:9, Matthew 21:15, Matthew 22:41-Romans :, Mark 10:47, Mark 10:48, Mark 11:10, Mark 12:35-Haggai :, Luke 18:38, Luke 18:39, Luke 20:41, John 7:42, Romans 1:3, Romans 9:5

have: Matthew 17:15, Mark 9:22, Luke 17:13

Reciprocal: Isaiah 35:5 - the eyes Matthew 1:1 - the son of David Luke 4:18 - and

Verse 28

come: Matthew 8:14, Matthew 13:36

Believe: Matthew 9:22, Matthew 8:2, Matthew 13:58, Mark 9:23, Mark 9:24, John 4:48-Philippians :, John 11:26, John 11:40

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 17:16 - the barrel Mark 5:36 - only Mark 7:24 - and would Mark 9:22 - if Mark 10:52 - thy faith Luke 5:12 - if Luke 7:22 - how Luke 18:43 - he Acts 9:34 - Jesus Christ Acts 14:9 - he had 2 Corinthians 6:13 - be Hebrews 11:19 - God

Verse 29

touched: Matthew 20:34, John 9:6, John 9:7

According: Matthew 8:6, Matthew 8:7, Matthew 8:13, Matthew 15:28, Mark 10:52

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 5:23 - fetch 2 Kings 4:6 - when the vessels Psalms 33:22 - General Matthew 8:2 - if Matthew 8:15 - touched Matthew 9:22 - thy Mark 5:36 - only Mark 8:22 - to touch Luke 5:13 - I will Acts 14:9 - he had 2 Corinthians 6:13 - be

Verse 30

their: Psalms 146:8, Isaiah 35:5, Isaiah 42:7, Isaiah 52:13, John 9:7-Ezekiel :

straitly: Matthew 8:4, Matthew 12:16, Matthew 17:9, Mark 5:43, Luke 5:14, Luke 8:56

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 5:23 - fetch Matthew 6:3 - let Matthew 8:13 - and as Matthew 11:5 - blind Matthew 15:28 - be it Mark 1:43 - General Mark 8:26 - Neither Luke 5:13 - I will

Verse 31

spread: Mark 1:44, Mark 1:45, Mark 7:36

Reciprocal: Matthew 4:24 - his fame Mark 1:28 - General Mark 6:14 - his name Luke 7:17 - General

Verse 32

a dumb: Matthew 12:22, Matthew 12:23, Mark 9:17-Daniel :, Luke 11:14

Reciprocal: Isaiah 35:6 - the tongue Matthew 4:24 - possessed Mark 7:32 - General Mark 9:25 - thou Luke 13:11 - a spirit

Verse 33

the dumb: Matthew 15:30, Matthew 15:31, Exodus 4:11, Exodus 4:12, Isaiah 35:6, Mark 7:32-Haggai :, Luke 11:14

It: 2 Kings 5:8, Psalms 76:1, Jeremiah 32:20, Luke 7:9

Reciprocal: Matthew 12:23 - the people Mark 1:27 - they were Mark 2:12 - We never Mark 5:15 - him that Mark 9:25 - thou Luke 1:64 - his mouth Luke 4:36 - They were Luke 13:11 - a spirit John 15:24 - If Acts 4:21 - for all

Verse 34

Matthew 12:23, Matthew 12:24, Mark 3:22, Luke 11:15, John 3:20

Reciprocal: Matthew 10:25 - If Mark 10:2 - the Pharisees John 10:20 - He hath

Verse 35

Matthew 4:23, Matthew 4:24, Matthew 11:1, Matthew 11:5, Mark 1:32-Malachi :, Mark 6:6, Mark 6:56, Luke 4:43, Luke 4:44, Luke 13:22, Acts 2:22, Acts 10:38

Reciprocal: Matthew 19:2 - General Matthew 21:14 - General Matthew 24:14 - this Mark 1:14 - preaching Luke 4:15 - he Luke 8:1 - that John 18:20 - I spake

Verse 36

when: Matthew 14:14, Matthew 15:32, Mark 6:34, Hebrews 4:15, Hebrews 5:2

fainted: etc. or, were tired and lay down

as: Matthew 10:6, Matthew 15:24, Numbers 27:17, 1 Kings 22:17, 2 Chronicles 18:16, Isaiah 56:9-1 Kings :, Jeremiah 50:6, Ezekiel 34:3-Joshua :, Zechariah 10:2, Zechariah 11:16, Zechariah 13:7, Zechariah 13:8

Reciprocal: Proverbs 29:18 - there Isaiah 51:18 - none Jeremiah 23:1 - pastors Jeremiah 50:17 - a scattered Ezekiel 34:4 - diseased Ezekiel 34:5 - they were Amos 8:11 - but Matthew 19:2 - General Matthew 20:34 - Jesus Mark 1:41 - moved Mark 8:2 - compassion Luke 6:13 - when Luke 10:2 - are 1 Peter 2:25 - ye

Verse 37

The harvest: Matthew 28:19, Mark 16:15, Luke 10:2, Luke 24:47, John 4:35, John 4:36, Acts 16:9, Acts 18:10

but: Psalms 68:11, 1 Corinthians 3:9, 2 Corinthians 6:1, Philippians 2:19-Ecclesiastes :, Colossians 4:11, 1 Thessalonians 5:12, 1 Thessalonians 5:13, 1 Timothy 5:17

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:5 - threshing Numbers 11:29 - that the Matthew 20:1 - a man 2 Timothy 2:6 - husbandman

Verse 38

Pray: Luke 6:12, Luke 6:13, Acts 13:2, 2 Thessalonians 3:1

the Lord: Matthew 10:1-Leviticus :, John 20:21, Ephesians 4:11

that: Psalms 68:11, Psalms 68:18, Jeremiah 3:15, Micah 5:7, Luke 10:1, Luke 10:2, Acts 8:4, 1 Corinthians 12:28

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:5 - threshing Numbers 11:29 - that the Numbers 27:16 - set a man Isaiah 30:20 - yet shall Zechariah 10:4 - of him came forth Matthew 6:5 - when Matthew 20:1 - a man John 4:35 - for Romans 1:15 - I Romans 10:15 - And how Romans 16:12 - labour 1 Thessalonians 5:12 - labour 1 Timothy 5:17 - labour 2 Timothy 2:6 - husbandman

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Matthew 9". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/matthew-9.html.