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26 And the news of this incredible miracle spread everywhere.

Jesus Opens Blind Eyes

27 As Jesus left the house, two blind men began following him, shouting out over and over, “Son of David,[a] show us mercy and heal us!” 28 And they followed him right into the house where Jesus was staying.[b] So Jesus asked them, “Do you believe that I have the power to restore sight to your eyes?”

They replied, “Yes Lord, we believe!”

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 9:27 This phrase is an obvious messianic term. The blind men are hoping that Jesus is the Messiah who will come and restore sight to the blind. See Isa. 29:18; 35:5-6; 42:7. Other than the wise men at Jesus’ birth, these two blind men were the first to recognize Jesus as King.
  2. Matthew 9:28 This was most likely in Capernaum.

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