Matthew 9:2-5 NIV

2 Some men brought to him a paralytic,1 lying on a mat. When Jesus saw their faith,2 he said to the paralytic, "Take heart,3 son; your sins are forgiven."4

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      3 At this, some of the teachers of the law said to themselves, "This fellow is blaspheming!"5

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      4 Knowing their thoughts,6 Jesus said, "Why do you entertain evil thoughts in your hearts?

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      5 Which is easier: to say, 'Your sins are forgiven,' or to say, 'Get up and walk'?