John 5:5

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

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

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.

Discussion for John 5:5

  • Futurelegend001 for verse 5
    This man was patient enough to wait for 38 years...Wow!
    Oh lord endow me with the gift of patience that I may stand in your love even in trials

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