One of the diseases Jesus heals (Matt 8:5-13; Matt 9:1-8; Matt 12:9-14; Mark 2:1-12; Mark 3:1-6; Luke 5:17-26; Luke 6:6-11) to illustrate the arrival of the kingdom of God and fulfill the expectation that in the eschatological age such defects in God’s creation would be eliminated (Isa 35:5-6).

Matt 8:5-13

Jesus Heals a Centurion's Servant
5When he entered Capernaum, a centurion came to him, appealing to him6and saying, “Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed ... View more

Matt 9:1-8

1And after getting into a boat he crossed the sea and came to his own town.Jesus Heals a Paralytic
2And just then some people were carrying a paralyzed man lyin ... View more

Matt 12:9-14

The Man with a Withered Hand
9He left that place and entered their synagogue;10a man was there with a withered hand, and they asked him, “Is it lawful to cure o ... View more

Mark 2:1-12

Jesus Heals a Paralytic
1When he returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that he was at home.2So many gathered around that there was no longer ro ... View more

Mark 3:1-6

The Man with a Withered Hand
1Again he entered the synagogue, and a man was there who had a withered hand.2They watched him to see whether he would cure him on ... View more

Luke 5:17-26

Jesus Heals a Paralytic
17One day, while he was teaching, Pharisees and teachers of the law were sitting near by (they had come from every village of Galilee an ... View more

Luke 6:6-11

The Man with a Withered Hand
6On another sabbath he entered the synagogue and taught, and there was a man there whose right hand was withered.7The scribes and t ... View more

Isa 35:5-6

5Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened,
and the ears of the deaf unstopped;6then the lame shall leap like a deer,
and the tongue of the speechless sing for ... View more

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