John 5:6

“When Jesus saw him lie, and knew that he had been now a long time in that case, he saith unto him, Wilt thou be made whole?

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for John 5:6

When Iesus saw him lie, & knew that hee had beene now a long time in that case, he sayth vnto him, Wilt thou be made whole?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When Jesus saw him lying {there,} and knew that he had already been a long time {in that condition,} He *said to him, "Do you wish to get well?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When Jesus saw him lying, and knew that he had been now a long time `in that case', he saith unto him, Wouldest thou be made whole?
- American Standard Version (1901)

When Jesus saw him there on the floor it was clear to him that he had been now a long time in that condition, and so he said to the man, Is it your desire to get well?
- Basic English Bible

Jesus seeing this [man] lying [there], and knowing that he was [in that state] now a great length of time, says to him, Wouldest thou become well?
- Darby Bible

When Jesus saw him lying, and knew that he had been now a long time in that case, he saith to him, Wilt thou be healed?
- Webster's Bible

Jesus saw him lying there, and knowing that he had been a long time in that condition, He asked him, "Do you wish to have health and strength?"
- Weymouth Bible

When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he had been sick for a long time, he asked him, "Do you want to be made well?"
- World English Bible

And whanne Jhesus hadde seyn hym liggynge, and hadde knowun, that he hadde myche tyme, he seith to hym, Wolt thou be maad hool?
- Wycliffe Bible

him Jesus having seen lying, and having known that he is already a long time, he saith to him, `Dost thou wish to become whole?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for John 5:6

Wesley's Notes for John 5:6


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 5:6


Joh 5:6 Wilt thou be made whole? Jesus observed him and asked the question to arouse his attention.

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