Bible: Luke 7:11-17

Raising a Widow’s Son

7:11 Soon 1  afterward 2  Jesus 3  went to a town 4  called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went with him. 7:12 As he approached the town gate, a man 5  who had died was being carried out, 6  the only son of his mother (who 7  was a widow 8 ), and a large crowd from the town 9  was with her. 7:13 When 10  the Lord saw her, he had compassion 11  for her and said to her, “Do not weep.” 12  7:14 Then 13  he came up 14  and touched 15  the bier, 16  and those who carried it stood still. He 17  said, “Young man, I say to you, get up! 7:15 So 18  the dead man 19  sat up and began to speak, and Jesus 20  gave him back 21  to his mother. 7:16 Fear 22  seized them all, and they began to glorify 23  God, saying, “A great prophet 24  has appeared 25  among us!” and “God has come to help 26  his people! 7:17 This 27  report 28  about Jesus 29  circulated 30  throughout 31  Judea and all the surrounding country.

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