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And when Jesus had come into Peter’s house, he saw his mother-in-law lying down, sick from a fever. Bible

“his mother-in-law.” Peter was married (cp. 1 Cor. 9:5), but typical of the biblical culture we know little about Peter’s family. Clement of Alexandria said Peter had children (Stromata; book 3, chap. 6). They are protected by the silence from personal intrusion. This record is in Matthew 8:14-15; Mark 1:29-31, and Luke 4:38-39.


Commentary for: Matthew 8:14