1Getting into a boat, Jesus crossedover the sea and came to 1His owncity.
22And they brought to Him a 3paralyticlying on a bed. Seeing their faith, Jesussaid to the paralytic, "4Takecourage, ason ; 5your sins are forgiven."3
And some of the scribessaidbto themselves, "This fellow 6blasphemes."
And Jesus7knowing their thoughtssaid, "Why are you thinkingevil in your hearts ?5"Which is easier, to say, '8Your sins are forgiven,' or to say, 'Get up, and walk '?6"But so that you may know that 9the Son of Manhasauthority on earth to forgivesins "-then He said to the 10paralytic, "Get up, pick up your bed and gohome."7
And he got up and cwenthome.
But when the crowdssaw this, they were dawestruck, and 11glorifiedGod, who had givensuchauthority to men.