The woman acted, virtue came out of the Lord and a miracle took place. And as many as touched it were made perfectly well.”, The word “hem” means “fringe, tassel, or the border of a garment”. And suddenly, a woman who had a flow of blood for twelve years came from behind and touched the hem of His garment. She looked upon Jesus and  believed that He was who He claimed to be. In the Hem of His Garment Bible study, author Sue Liljenberg uses her own personal testimony of past hurt and suffering to help women understand that genuine hope and healing can only be found in Jesus. She came by faith to the right person in the right manner and received healing. '” However, several reasons make this unlikely. "This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "In the future, ten men speaking all the languages of the nations will grab hold of one Jewish person by the hem of his garment and say, "Let us go up to Jerusalem with you, because we heard that God is with you."'" to cure, preserve, rescue, etc. So the woman knew that if this is the Messiah, then surely if I can just get close enough to touch the hem or the borders of His garment, I can surely receive healing. b. King James Bible. Normally they would had nothing to do with … - Ephesians 4:22-24 (NLT) I pray that God uses these free Bible study downloads to be a blessing in your life. Can you imagine the implications of this? Matthew 9:18-22 (NIV) 18 While he was saying this, a ruler came and knelt before him and said, "My daughter has just died. The act of cutting of the hem of Saul’s robe was of a great significance. The fringe, edge, corner, tassel. King James Bible And besought him that they might only touch the hem of his garment: and as many as touched were made perfectly whole. v27 “Whoever touches those things shall be unclean; he shall wash his clothes and bathe in water, and be unclean until evening.”, According to the same account in the Gospel of Mark, she had an issue of blood for 12 years (Mark 5:25). People's Bible Notes for Matthew 14:36. Mat Mt). For she said to herself, “If only I may touch His garment, I shall be made well.” But Jesus turned around, and when He saw her He said, “Be of good cheer, daughter; your faith has made you well.” And that women was made well from that hour.”, Matthew 14:36 “and begged Him that they might only touch the hem of His garment. Douay-Rheims Bible For she said: If I shall touch but his garment, I shall be whole. Numbers 15: 37 ADONAI said to Moshe, 38 "Speak to the people ("people" includes both men and women!) Luke 7:38 And stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his … By reduplication from hos; as As. Read full chapter Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that. Certainly the woman with the issue of blood knew of these traditions, which would explain why she sought to touch the corner (the wings) of Jesus’ prayer garment. If you would like to know more about having a relationship with Jesus Christ, please contact us and we would love to talk to you about living a life with Jesus as the center of your life. Similarly we need that reminder too. Their garment was a reminder that they were a kingdom of priests, a holy nation (Exodus 19:6) They were to be like no other people in this world. We are going to touch the hem of his garment and hang on. They were to remember who they were, whose they were, and what was expected of them. There are 5 important lessons we can learn from this: Numbers 15:40-41 “And that you may remember and do all My commandments, and be holy for your God. The, the definite article. She believed that once she was able to touch the hem of His garment, she would be made whole. So now, let us look at importance of the hem of Jesus’ garment and what we can learn as a believer in Christ. According to Leviticus 15:28 “‘But if she is cleansed of her discharge , then she shall count for herself seven days, and after that she shall be clean.”. She was embracing the promise that the Messiah had healing in His wings. The Hem of the Garment. But if we aren't quite there yet, he is entirely willing to prop up and encourage our faith until it can grow some more. Praise God! So let us always remember to be led by the Holy Spirit and maintain our relationship with the heavenly Father. Remember that she could not reveal herself to anyone around her otherwise this would be seen as a serious crime. The “tallit” also served as a prayer shawl, which a person would read an inscription that is embroidered into the garment. There needs to be an inward and an outward obedience . ... a woman who had suffered from a discharge of blood for twelve years came up behind him and touched the fringe of his garment, for she said to herself, “If I only touch his garment, I will be made well.” Jesus turned, and seeing her he said, “Take heart, daughter; your faith has made you well When Elijah was taken up into Heaven, Elisha was given Elijah’s mantle. This was her last hope. Amen.”. Hem of the garment – What we can learn as a believer. Bible Dictionaries - Smith's Bible Dictionary - Hem of garment Hem of garment. Matthew 9:18-22. The high priest was required to have gold bells attached to the hem of his garment, so that “the sound of the bells will be heard when he enters the Holy Place before the Lord and when he comes out, so that he will not die” (Exodus 28:35). She shall be unclean. GOD'S WORD® Translation She said, "If I can just touch his clothes, I'll get well." Old Testament references to the hem/tallit: 1 Samuel 24 1-22, verse 4 says “Then the men of David said to him, “This is the day which the LORD said to you, ‘Behold, I will deliver your enemy into your hand, that you may do to him as it seems good to you.’ “And David arose and secretly cut off a corner of Saul’s robe.”, When David spared Saul’s life, he took away evidence in showing Saul that he had the power to kill him but he did not. New American Standard Bible. And sought him that they might only touch the hem of his garment: and as many as touched were made perfectly whole. Matthew 9:20,21 And, behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment: …. Do you need to touch Him today? Ecclesiastes 12:13 "…Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.". She looked to Him by faith and when her faith touched His grace she was healed. It could be on the outer upper garment or on the lower one. By her faith she was healed instantly. If you are not sure who Jesus is, you will come to know Him as you make your journey through this study. How much, how great, how many, as great as, as much. Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Middle - 3rd Person Plural. (In the year when King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on his throne, high and exalted; and the House of the Lord was full of his majesty, and his robe filled the Temple.) But come and put your hand on her, and she will live." What is the significance of the hem of Jesus’ garment? We likewise must continue in our personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ and remembering that we are now children of God by the witness of the Holy Spirit and we are now like no other people in this world. He was a religious leader. What can we as believers learn from this? There are various  passages in the Bible that refers to incidents whereby people who touched the “Hem” of Jesus’ garments were instantly healed. I believe that His death and resurrection provided for my forgiveness. Let us look at the story of the woman with the issue of blood, who knowing that Jesus the Messiah was passing by. The mantle of the time was a long rectangular cloth that draped down over the body. Due to no longer having the four corners, the Israelites  developed something called the “Tallit”. Over time this style had changed and instead of the four corners, the cloth became more rounded at the bottom. Κρἁσπεδον, Matt 9:20; 14:36, meaning border or fringe [of garment]). Him that they might only touch the hem of his garment, and as many as touched were made perfectly whole, Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural. If you are lost and would like to come under the covering of His wings, and receive salvation, then come touch the hem of His garment. To Him who loved us and washed us from our sins in His own blood, and has made us kings and priests to His God and Father, to Him be glory and dominion forever and ever. Take this moment to declare you have accepted the free gift by saying the following prayer: “God I know that I am a sinner. “Take courage, daughter,” He said, “your faith has healed you.” And the woman was cured from that very hour.… This is the great faith she put in the scriptures as well as having enough faith to trust Jesus as the prophesied Messiah to come. Neuter of a presumed derivative of ennumi; a dress. Jesus was His was to Jairus’ house. The Train of His garment is fully attached, bodily to Him, Jesus, as He positions Himself upon the earth, upon the moonbeams’ spotlight. When she touched the hem of His garment, it was the same as touching Him. Sunday, March 13, 2016. 1. 21 And when Jesus was passed over again by ship unto the other side, much people gathered unto him: and he was nigh unto the sea. She had to be isolated because of her impurity. Matthew 9:20-22 “And suddenly, a woman who had flow of blood for twelve years came from behind and touched the hem of His garment. And behold, a woman who had suffered from a discharge of blood for twelve years came up behind him and touched the fringe of his garment, for she said to herself, “If I only touch his garment, I will be made well.” She came to Jesus in such a manner as to conceal herself so that no one would notice who she is. This is a reminder of how the Israelites got out of Egypt. He is not just the God of the future in heaven, but He is our God presently and forevermore. FAITH TO TOUCH THE HEM OF HIS GARMENT. Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Plural. For you are the temple of the living God. Matthew 9:20. The text indicates that it was specifically the hem of His garment that she touched, an important detail from an Hebraic viewpoint. 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