John 5:8

“Jesus saith unto him, Rise, take up thy bed, and walk.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Iesus sayth vnto him, Rise, take vp thy bed, and walke.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Jesus *said to him, "Get up, pick up your pallet and walk."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jesus saith unto him, Arise, take up thy bed, and walk.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Jesus said to him, Get up, take your bed and go.
- Basic English Bible

Jesus says to him, Arise, take up thy couch and walk.
- Darby Bible

Jesus saith to him, Rise, take up thy bed, and walk.
- Webster's Bible

Rise, said Jesus, "take up your mat and walk."
- Weymouth Bible

Jesus said to him, "Arise, take up your mat, and walk."
- World English Bible

Jhesus seith to hym, Rise vp, take thi bed, and go.
- Wycliffe Bible

Jesus saith to him, `Rise, take up thy couch, and be walking;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 5:8

Joh 5:8 Rise, take up thy bed, and walk. Then came the command to rise and walk. He spoke with an authority that compelled obedience.

Discussion for John 5

  • Matt
    @ William, that is because they are not of God as He stated in John ch. 8 v. 44-45:

    Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it. And because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not.
  • DMBL
    God is more concern about establishing a relationship with people than rituals.
  • William Boyd
    I cannot understand how we can study verses 36 to the end of chapter 5 and read what Jesus is telling the Jews and yet have people assuming they're the "chosen" people. Just as in chapter 8 He's telling them that they can never understand the word of God that's given to the true Israel. At verse 43 He tells them; I know you and you have not the love of God in you! A horrible incrimination!
  • Donna Wilkin
    From the man being heal at the waters of Bethesda we can learn that no one need ever say that "I have no man" to help me, because we all have the Son of God, Man of Holiness to help and save us all. And He is ever calling unto us to "come" and He will heal us of all our infirmity if we be have faith and try to follow His ways and keep His commandments. "for faith with out works is dead.
  • Donna Wilkins
    Verse 25: Christ speaks of the dead hearing His voice, 26: He speaks of the father having life in Himself, and has given he Jesus life also in Himself, 28-29 Christ speaks of the graves being opened or the resurrection of the dead. We are created in the image of God, Christ His son was given a mortal and resurrected body. So thus the Father like wise has a physical and spiritual body.
  • Cyrilhassanally@gmail
    It would seem from vs 29 that Jesus is basing his judgement on works done. Paul on the other hand says not of works so that any man should boast. James says faith and works he combines Jesus and Paul in his formula.there seems to be three different formulas to heaven

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