For these things says the LORD: Rejoice and be glad, Jacob, and shout against the head of the nations; sound forth, and sing, and say, “Save, LORD, your people, the remnants of Israel.”
Behold, I will bring them from the land of the north, and gather them from the farthest points of the earth; among whom will be the blind and lame, pregnant and in labor together; a great company returning here. In tears they will come, and in mercy I will lead them back, and I will bring them by torrents of waters in the straight way, and they will not stray from it, for I have become the father of Israel, and Ephraim is my first-begotten.
And they indeed became many priests, because by way of death they were unable to remain so; but just the same he remains eternally, having a perpetual priesthood. Hence also, he can save them to the fullest who came to God by him; for he lives always for the purpose of interceding for them. For it was fitting that there be such a high priest for us—godly, innocent, unpolluted, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens; who does not, like the other priests, need to offer day after day first sacrificial victims for his own sins, and then for the sins of the people; but he did this all at once, when he offered himself up. For the law places people as high priests who have weaknesses; but by the word of the oath, which is above the law, the son is set in the position, perfected, forever.
And he came to Jericho. And as they left Jericho, with his disciples and the copious crowd, the blind son of Timaeus, Bar Timaeus, sat by the road begging. And hearing that Jesus the Nazarene was there, he began to yell out, saying, “Jesus, son of David, have mercy on me.”
And many rebuked him, telling him to hold his tongue. And he yelled out much louder, “Son of David, have mercy on me!”
And Jesus stood, and said, “Call him.”
And calling the blind man, they said to him, “Be of good spirit; get up, he is calling you.” And he threw off his cloak, got up and came to Jesus.
And Jesus replied and said to him, “What do you want me to do for you?”
And the blind man said to him, “Rabboni, that I may receive my sight.”
And Jesus said to him, “Go; your faith has made you whole.” And that instant he received his sight, and would follow Jesus along the way.
Little redundancy here, “Bar Timaeus” is just the Aramaic for “the son of Timaeus”. That happens now and then in Mark.