Matthew 9:6-8 NIV

6 But so that you may know that the Son of Man1 has authority on earth to forgive sins . . ." Then he said to the paralytic, "Get up, take your mat and go home."

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7 And the man got up and went home.
8 When the crowd saw this, they were filled with awe; and they praised God,2 who had given such authority to men.

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