John 5:1-16 ESV

The Healing at the Pool on the Sabbath

1 After this there was a 1feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

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2 Now there is in Jerusalem by 2the Sheep Gate a pool, in Aramaica called Bethesda,b which has five roofed colonnades.

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    • { 5:2 - Or Hebrew
    • | 5:2 - Some manuscripts Bethsaida
      3 In these lay a multitude of invalids--blind, lame, and 3paralyzed.c

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        • } 5:3 - Some manuscripts insert, wholly or in part, waiting for the moving of the water; <verse-num>4</verse-num>for an angel of the Lord went down at certain seasons into the pool, and stirred the water: whoever stepped in first after the stirring of the water was healed of whatever disease he had
          5 One man was there who had been an invalid for thirty-eight years.
          6 When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had already been there a long time, he said to him, "Do you want to be healed?"
          7 The sick man answered him, "Sir, I have no one to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up, and while I am going another steps down before me."
          8 Jesus said to him, 4"Get up, take up your bed, and walk."

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          9 5And at once the man was healed, and he took up his bed and walked. 6Now that day was the Sabbath.

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              10 So the Jews said to the man who had been healed, "It is the Sabbath, and 7it is not lawful for you to take up your bed."

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              11 But he answered them, "The man who healed me, that man said to me, 'Take up your bed, and walk.'"
              12 They asked him, "Who is the man who said to you, 'Take up your bed and walk'?"
              13 Now the man who had been healed did not know who it was, for 8Jesus had withdrawn, as there was a crowd in the place.

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              14 Afterward Jesus found him in the temple and said to him, "See, you are well! 9Sin no more, 10that nothing worse may happen to you."

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              15 The man went away and told the Jews that it was Jesus who had healed him.
              16 And this was why the Jews 11were persecuting Jesus, 12because he was doing these things on the Sabbath.

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