And a leper came to him, imploring him, and kneeling said to him, “If you will, you can make me clean.” Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand and touched him and said to him, “I will; be clean.” And immediately the leprosy left him, and he was made clean. And Jesus sternly charged him and sent him away at once, and said to him, “See that you say nothing to anyone, but go, show yourself to the priest and offer for your cleansing what Moses commanded, for a proof to them.” But he went out and began to talk freely about it, and to spread the news, so that Jesus could no longer openly enter a town, but was out in desolate places, and people were coming to him from every quarter.
See how Yeshu had pity on the leper. The leper was a man who had faith in him.
After healing him, he said, “Now just quietly make a thank-offering to God.”
However the leper disobeyed him. As a result Yeshu had to escape the crowds and sleep rough for some time on the steppe.