24 Peter’s mother-in-law is healed.

Matthew 8:14–15; Mark 1:29–31; Luke 4:38–39

Why did Jesus go to Peter’s home after going to the synagogue and not before (Mark 1:29)?

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Who was begging Jesus to heal Peter’s mother (Mark 1:30)?

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What do you think Jesus said and did for Peter’s mother to be healed (Mark 1:31; Luke 4:39)?

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What were others doing while Peter’s mother was preparing dinner (Matthew 8:15)?

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After leaving the synagogue, Jesus went with James and John to the home of Simon Peter and Andrew, where Peter’s motherin-law was gravely ill with a burning fever.

Eyewitness

Matthew 8:14 When Jesus went to Peter’s home, he saw Peter’s mother-in-law sick in bed with a burning fever.
Mark 1:29–30 After leaving the synagogue, Jesus went with James and John to the home of Simon Peter and Andrew, where Peter’s mother-in-law was sick in bed with a burning fever, and they told him about her.
Luke 4:38 After leaving the synagogue, Jesus entered Simon’s home. There, Simon’s mother-in-law was sick with a burning fever. “Please,” everyone begged, “heal her.”
King James

Matthew 8:14 And when Jesus was come into Peter’s house, he saw his wife’s mother laid, and sick of a fever.
Mark 1:29–30 And forthwith, when they were come out of the synagogue, they entered into the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John. But Simon’s wife’s mother lay sick of a fever, and anon they tell him of her.
Luke 4:38 And he arose out of the synagogue, and entered into Simon’s house. And Simon’s wife’s mother was taken with a great fever; and they besought him for her.

“Please,” everyone said, “heal her.”

Eyewitness

Mark 1:30 where Peter’s mother-in-law was sick in bed with a burning fever, and they told him about her.
Luke 4:38 After leaving the synagogue, Jesus entered Simon’s home. There, Simon’s mother-in-law was sick with a burning fever. “Please,” everyone said, “heal her.”
King James

Mark 1:30 But Simon’s wife’s mother lay sick of a fever, and anon they tell him of her.
Luke 4:38 And he arose out of the synagogue, and entered into Simon’s house. And Simon’s wife’s mother was taken with a great fever; and they besought him for her.

Jesus went to her bedside. As he took her by the hand and helped her sit up, he ordered the fever to go. At once, she got up and began to prepare dinner for them.

Eyewitness

Matthew 8:15 He went to her bedside and took her by the hand, and the fever left. At once, she got up and began to prepare dinner for them.
Mark 1:31 Jesus went to her bedside, took her by the hand, and helped her sit up. At once, the fever left, and she began to prepare dinner for them.
Luke 4:39 He went to her bedside and ordered the fever to go, and it left. At once, she got up and began to prepare a meal for them.
King James

Matthew 8:15 And he touched her hand, and the fever left her: and she arose, and ministered unto them.
Mark 1:31 And he came and took her by the hand, and lifted her up; and immediately the fever left her, and she ministered unto them.
Luke 4:39 And he stood over her, and rebuked the fever; and it left her: and immediately she arose and ministered unto them.