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Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Paralysis affecting part of the body. The "grievously tormented" (Matthew 8:6) refers to the convulsions, foamings, and heavy breathings of the sufferer, giving the appearance of torment, whether himself conscious of pain or not.
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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Palsy'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/p/palsy.html. 1949.