John 5:1-9 NAS

The Healing at Bethesda

1 After these things there was 1a feast 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, which is called 3in aHebrew bBethesda, having five porticoes.

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    • ž 5:2 - I.e. Jewish Aramaic
    • Ÿ 5:2 - Some early mss read "Bethsaida" or "Bethzatha"
      3 In these lay a multitude of those who were sick, blind, lame, and withered, [cwaiting for the moving of the waters;

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        •   5:3 - Early mss do not contain the remainder of v 3, nor v 4
          4 for an angel of the Lord went down at certain seasons into the pool and stirred up the water; whoever then first, after the stirring up of the water, stepped in was made well from whatever * disease with which he was afflicted.]
          5 A man was there who had been dill for thirty-eight * years.

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            • ¡ 5:5 - Lit "in his sickness"
              6 When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he had already been a long time in that condition, He said to him, "Do you wish to get well?"
              7 The sick man answered Him, "Sir, I have no man to put me into the pool when 4the water is stirred up, but while * I am coming, another steps down before me."

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              8 Jesus said to him, "5Get up, pick up your pallet and walk."

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              9 Immediately the man became well, and picked up his pallet and began to walk. 6Now it was the Sabbath on that day.

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