Parallel Bible results for Mark 2:1-12

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Mark 2:1-12

NLT 1 When Jesus returned to Capernaum several days later, the news spread quickly that he was back home. NIV 1 A few days later, when Jesus again entered Capernaum, the people heard that he had come home. NLT 2 Soon the house where he was staying was so packed with visitors that there was no more room, even outside the door. While he was preaching God’s word to them, NIV 2 So many gathered that there was no room left, not even outside the door, and he preached the word to them. NLT 3 four men arrived carrying a paralyzed man on a mat. NIV 3 Some men came, bringing to him a paralytic, carried by four of them. NLT 4 They couldn’t bring him to Jesus because of the crowd, so they dug a hole through the roof above his head. Then they lowered the man on his mat, right down in front of Jesus. NIV 4 Since they could not get him to Jesus because of the crowd, they made an opening in the roof above Jesus and, after digging through it, lowered the mat the paralyzed man was lying on. NLT 5 Seeing their faith, Jesus said to the paralyzed man, “My child, your sins are forgiven.” NIV 5 When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, "Son, your sins are forgiven." NLT 6 But some of the teachers of religious law who were sitting there thought to themselves, NIV 6 Now some teachers of the law were sitting there, thinking to themselves, NLT 7 “What is he saying? This is blasphemy! Only God can forgive sins!” NIV 7 "Why does this fellow talk like that? He's blaspheming! Who can forgive sins but God alone?" NLT 8 Jesus knew immediately what they were thinking, so he asked them, “Why do you question this in your hearts? NIV 8 Immediately Jesus knew in his spirit that this was what they were thinking in their hearts, and he said to them, "Why are you thinking these things? NLT 9 Is it easier to say to the paralyzed man ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or ‘Stand up, pick up your mat, and walk’? NIV 9 Which is easier: to say to the paralytic, 'Your sins are forgiven,' or to say, 'Get up, take your mat and walk'? NLT 10 So I will prove to you that the Son of Man2:10 “Son of Man” is a title Jesus used for himself. has the authority on earth to forgive sins.” Then Jesus turned to the paralyzed man and said, NIV 10 But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins . . ." He said to the paralytic, NLT 11 “Stand up, pick up your mat, and go home!” NIV 11 "I tell you, get up, take your mat and go home." NLT 12 And the man jumped up, grabbed his mat, and walked out through the stunned onlookers. They were all amazed and praised God, exclaiming, “We’ve never seen anything like this before!” NIV 12 He got up, took his mat and walked out in full view of them all. This amazed everyone and they praised God, saying, "We have never seen anything like this!"