After these things there was 1a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
Now there is in Jerusalem by 2the sheep gate a pool, which is called 3in Hebrew Bethesda, having five porticoes.
In these lay a multitude of those who were sick, blind, lame, and withered, [waiting for the moving of the waters;
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.]
A man was there who had been ill for thirty-eight years.
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?"
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."
Jesus said to him, "5Get up, pick up your pallet and walk."
Immediately the man became well, and picked up his pallet and began to walk. 6Now it was the Sabbath on that day.