Matthew 9:31-34
 
Mat 9:31 (KJB)
But they, when they were departed, spread abroad his fame in all that country.
 
Once again the Lord Jesus Christ had stated that they were not to tell anyone about the healing but as usual, the word spread that the two blind men were healed. It may be that they had no intention of spreading the word but they may have run into people that knew they were blind and now that they were healed, they wanted to know who did it. Keep in mind, when they were blind they could not recognize anyone when they started seeing again but there were those who knew that they were blind and could recognize them as now healed.
 
Mat 9:32 (KJB)
As they went out, behold, they brought to him a dumb man possessed with a devil.
 
Here is another case of friends bringing a friend to Jesus, and the man was dumb, that is, he was unable to speak. Now this manís situation was not caused by a disease but rather by a devil that possessed him. He was not able to speak so his friends had told Jesus the situation. This may also give us a little insight as to who is behind idols. (Hab 2:18 KJV) What profiteth the graven image that the maker thereof hath graven it; the molten image, and a teacher of lies, that the maker of his work trusteth therein, to make dumb idols? The Bible speaks about Idols as being dumb and here a devil has made this man dumb. So behind idols stands the kingdom of Satan ready to deceive.
 
Mat 9:33 (KJB)
And when the devil was cast out, the dumb spake: and the multitudes marvelled, saying, It was never so seen in Israel.
 
Then Jesus casts out the devil and immediately the man was able to speak. The multitudes which continued to follow Jesus were marveling at not only this event where Jesus showed His authority over the kingdom of Satan, but in all the other miracles He did in this area. The Old Testament prophets had performed miracles such as Elijah and Elisha, but what is in view here that astonished the crowd was that Jesus was performing the miracles one after another and this was never before seen anywhere in Israel or in the history of Israel.
 
Mat 9:34 (KJB)
But the Pharisees said, He casteth out devils through the prince of the devils.
 
As soon as Jesus had cast out the devil, the Pharisees were right there to pronounce a condemnation upon Jesus. They were not denying the fact that Jesus was performing miracles, what they were saying is that Jesus was under the authority of Satan and was casting out devils to deceive people and Satan was allowing Him to do it to foster that deception. The opposition to Jesus by the religious establishment was now increasing as they now claimed He was possessed of the devil. They wanted to discredit Him as much as they could among the people.

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