Summary: The mother of Joanna, and mother-in-law to Simon Bar Jonas, Cleophas was
healed of fever by Yeshua when he came to visit their house in Capernaum. According
to scripture, Cleophas was the first person Yeshua healed in Capernaum (Y:7:1-5).
Now Simon entreated that the Lord should enter his house and going in there came
and knelt before him, Joanna, the wife of Simon;
For she desired that the Master put forth his hand to heal her mother, for she was
sick with fever.
So Yeshua went unto Cleophas, Simon’s mother-in-law, and seeing her upon the bed,
took her by the hand and sang to her the songs of her youth.
And the entire house became filled with light and singing, making merry the wounded
heart; and Cleophas rose from her bed, being healed, and she did minister unto the
And the word went throughout all Capernaum concerning the healing of Cleophas and,
in the eventide, there gathered about the house a multitude of the sick and infirm.