John 5:5

“And a certain man was there, which had an infirmity thirty and eight years.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for John 5:5

And a certaine man was there, which had an infirmitie thirtie and eight yeeres.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A man was there who had been ill for thirty-eight years.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And a certain man was there, who had been thirty and eight years in his infirmity.
- American Standard Version (1901)

One man was there who had been ill for thirty-eight years.
- Basic English Bible

But there was a certain man there who had been suffering under his infirmity thirty and eight years.
- Darby Bible

And a certain man was there, who had an infirmity thirty and eight years.
- Webster's Bible

And there was one man there who had been an invalid for thirty-eight years.
- Weymouth Bible

A certain man was there, who had been sick for thirty-eight years.
- World English Bible

And a man was there, hauynge eiyte and thritti yeer in his sikenesse.
- Wycliffe Bible

and there was a certain man there being in ailment thirty and eight years,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for John 5:5

Wesley's Notes for John 5:5


5:4 An angel - Yet many undoubtedly thought the whole thing to be purely natural. At certain times - Perhaps at a certain hour of the day, during this paschal week, went down - The Greek word implies that he had ceased going down, before the time of St. John's writing this. God might design this to raise expectation of the acceptable time approaching, to add a greater lustre to his Son's miracles, and to show that his ancient people were not entirely forgotten of him. The first - Whereas the Son of God healed every day not one only, but whole multitudes that resorted to him.

5:7 The sick man answered - Giving the reason why he was not made whole, notwithstanding his desire.


People's Bible Notes for John 5:5


Joh 5:5 And a certain man was there. With many others who thought the water had a healing power. His infirmity was probably paralysis.

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