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.
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AD 735
In Marc., 1, 7: First, it was right that the serpent’s tongue should be shut up, that it might not spread any more venom; then that the woman, who was first seduced, should be healed from the fever of carnal concupiscence. Wherefore it is said, “And forthwith, when they were come out of the synagogue”. But in the Gospel of Luke it is written that “they besought Him for her.” Wherefore He heals her at their request; for there follows, “And He came and took her by the hand, and lifted her up.”. in Marc., 1, 6: But in that He gives most profusely His gifts of healing and doctrine on the sabbath day, He teaches, that He is not under the Law, but above the Law, and does not choose the Jewish sabbath, but the true sabbath, and our rest is pleasing to the Lord, if, in order to attend to the health of our souls, we abstain from slavish work, that is, from all unlawful things. It goes on, “And immediately the fever lefther”Again, if we suppose that the man delivered from the devil means, in the...


AD 420
For the fever means intemperance, from which, we the sons of the synagogue , by the hand of discipline, and by the lifting up of our desires, are healed, andminister to the will of Him who heals us.

John Chrysostom

AD 407
Vict. Ant.e Cat. in Marc., 1, 32: But the disciples, knowing that they were to receive abenefit by that means, without waiting for the evening prayed that Peter's mother should be healed. Wherefore there follows, “who immediately tell Him of her.”

Theophylact of Ochrid

AD 1107
He retired then as the custom was on the sabbath-day about evening to eat in His disciples’ house. But she who ought to have ministered was prevented by a fever. Wherefore it goes on, “But Simon’s wife 'smother was lying sick of a fever.”. By this it is signified, that God will heal a sick man, if he ministers to the Saints, through love to Christ. But he has a fever who is angry, and in the unruliness of his anger stretches forth his hands to do hurt; but if reason restrains his hands, he will arise, and so serve reason. ...

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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