Your Faith Has Made You Whole: What Does Luke 17:19 Mean?


Luke 17:19, “And he said unto him, Arise, go thy way: thy faith hath made thee whole.” (King James Version)

ESVAnd he said to him, “Rise and go your way; your faith has made you well.”
NASBAnd He said to him, “Stand up and go; your faith has made you well.”
NIVThen he said to him, “Rise and go; your faith has made you well.”
NLTAnd Jesus said to the man, “Stand up and go. Your faith has healed you.”

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Your Faith Has Made You Whole: Matthew Henrey’s Concise Commentary

17:11-19 A sense of our spiritual leprosy should make us very humble whenever we draw near to Christ. It is enough to refer ourselves to the compassions of Christ, for they fail not.

We may look for God to meet us with mercy, when we are found in the way of obedience. Only one of those who were healed returned to give thanks. It becomes us, like him, to be very humble in thanksgivings, as well as in prayers.

Christ noticed the one who thus distinguished himself, he was a Samaritan. The others only got the outward cure, he alone got the spiritual blessing.

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Luke 17:19 | Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

19. Arise—for he had “fallen down on his face at His feet” (Lu 17:16) and there lain prostrate.

faith made thee whole—not as the others, merely in body, but in that higher spiritual sense with which His constant language has so familiarized us.

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