Luke 8:43

And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, who had spent all her living upon physicians, neither could be healed of any,
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Cyril of Alexandria

AD 444
What made that sick woman wish to remain hidden? The law of wise Moses imputed impurity to any woman who was suffering from a flow of blood and everywhere called her unclean. Whoever was unclean could not touch any thing that was holy or approach a holy man. For this reason the woman was careful to remain concealed, for fear that having transgressed the law she should have to bear the punishment which it imposed. When she touched, she was healed immediately and without delay. Commentary on Luke, Homily
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Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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