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John 5:19 NLT

19 So Jesus explained, “I tell you the truth, the Son can do nothing by himself. He does only what he sees the Father doing. Whatever the Father does, the Son also does.

Study tools for John 5:19

  • a 5:2 - Other manuscripts read Beth-zatha; still others read Bethsaida.
  • b 5:3 - Some manuscripts add an expanded conclusion to verse 3 and all of verse 4: waiting for a certain movement of the water, for an angel of the Lord came from time to time and stirred up the water. And the first person to step in after the water was stirred was healed of whatever disease he had.
  • c 5:16 - Or persecuting.
  • d 5:27 - “Son of Man” is a title Jesus used for himself.
  • e 5:44 - Some manuscripts read from the only One.