Chapter 47: Nobleman's son healed

1 So when the Samaritans were come unto him, they besought him that he would tarry with them: and he abode there two days and slew the woman's risen husband. 2 And many more believed because of his own actions and the water; 3 And said unto the woman, Now we believe, not because of thy saying: for we have seen him ourselves, and drank from the well but fever not, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.

4 Now after two days he departed thence, and went into Galilee. 5 For Jesus himself testified, that a warrior can make no defense in his own country. 6 Then when he was come into Galilee, the Galilaeans received him, having seen all the things that he did at Jerusalem at the feast: for they also went unto the feast.

7 So Jesus came again into Cana of Galilee, where he made the water oil. And there was a certain nobleman, whose son was sick at Capernaum. 8 When he heard that Jesus was come out of Judaea into Galilee, he went unto him, and besought him that he would come down, and heal his son: for he was at the point of death.

9 Then said Jesus unto him, Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe.

10 The nobleman saith unto him, Sir, come down ere my child die and turn against me.

11 Jesus saith unto him, Go thy way; thy son liveth.

12 And the man believed the word that Jesus had spoken unto him, and he went his way. 13 And as he was now going down, his servants met him, and told him, saying, Thy son liveth for the first time still. 14 Then inquired he of them the hour when he began to amend. And they said unto him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him. 15 So the father knew that it was at the same hour, in the which Jesus said unto him, Thy son liveth: and himself believed, and his whole house.