In Matthew 9:30 @ Mark 1:43 the Greek word embrimaomai is employed when strongly admonishing them not to tell about their healings. Secular Greek Authors generally use this term to denote severe anger with the idea of coercion. While the Jews used it for any type of anger Or for sternness weather severe or mild(I choose the latter). To my astonishment, I've found a few scholars go so far as to claim Jesus was harsh, severe, coercive, or even in a fit of rage! But I find that very hard to believe(no offense to them) because both the immediate and remote context say something different. In the immediate context of Matt 9:30 we have two blind men with genuine faith to receive Christ's healing. In Mark we have an outcast leper approach Jesus with a sincere request. Jesus felt Spagchnon: a Greek term for deep-seated bowel-felt compassion. In the remote context we have... “HE WILL NOT QUARREL, NOR CRY OUT; NOR WILL ANYONE HEAR HIS VOICE IN THE STREETS. “A BATTERED REED HE WILL NOT BREAK OFF, AND A SMOLDERING WICK HE WILL NOT PUT OUT, UNTIL HE LEADS JUSTICE TO VICTORY. AND IN HIS NAME THE GENTILES WILL HOPE”. And... “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” Now don't get me wrong. I'm not painting Jesus as soft on sin. He overturned the tables of bigoted thieves, pronounced woes on the self-righteous Pharisees, and sharply rebuked the stubborn inhabitants of Chorazin, Bethsaida, and Capernaum for refusing to repent despite all he did for them. In all those cases he had pure righteous indignation! I just don't see Jesus being all that stern here in Matt 9:30 nor Mark 1:43. Was he quite serious? Yes. But by no means coercive in his authority. Thanks for reading.