John 5:3

“In these lay a great multitude of impotent folk, of blind, halt, withered, waiting for the moving of the water.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In these lay a great multitude of impotent folke, of blind, halt, withered, waiting for the mouing of the water.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

In these lay a multitude of those who were sick, blind, lame, and withered, [waiting for the moving of the waters;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

In these lay a multitude of them that were sick, blind, halt, withered, `waiting for the moving of the water.'
- American Standard Version (1901)

In these doorways there were a great number of people with different diseases: some unable to see, some without the power of walking, some with wasted bodies.
- Basic English Bible

In these lay a multitude of sick, blind, lame, withered, [awaiting the moving of the water.
- Darby Bible

In these lay a great multitude of impotent persons, of blind, halt, withered, waiting for the moving of the water.
- Webster's Bible

In these there used to lie a great number of sick persons, and of people who were blind or lame or paralyzed.
- Weymouth Bible

In these lay a great multitude of those who were sick, blind, lame, or paralyzed, waiting for the moving of the water;
- World English Bible

In these lay a greet multitude of sike men, blynde, crokid, and drie, abidynge the mouyng of the watir.
- Wycliffe Bible

in these were lying a great multitude of the ailing, blind, lame, withered, waiting for the moving of the water,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 5:3


Joh 5:3,4 In these lay a great multitude. All that follows the word "withered" in the third verse and all the fourth are wanting in the best MSS, and are evidently an interpolation.

Discussion for John 5:3

  • Futurelegend001 for verse 3
    These shows that no matter men's problem they will never leave a place they are sure they could get solution.And that was why the man in verse 5 could wait for 39 years,

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