John 5:1-9 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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