5:1 After this there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
5:1 After this there was a festival of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

5:2 Now there is in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate a pool, in Hebrew called Beth-za'tha, which has five porticoes.
5:2 Now in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate there is a pool, called in Hebrew Beth-zatha, which has five porticoes.

5:3 In these lay a multitude of invalids, blind, lame, paralyzed.
5:3 In these lay many invalids--blind, lame, and paralyzed.

5:4 (waiting for the moving of the water; For an angel of the Lord went down at certain seasons into the pool, and troubled the water: whoever stepped in first after the troubling of the water was healed of whatever disease he had.)
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5:5 One man was there, who had been ill for thirty-eight years.
5:5 One man was there who had been ill for thirty-eight years.

5:6 When Jesus saw him and knew that he had been lying there a long time, he said to him, "Do you want to be healed?"
5:6 When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had been there a long time, he said to him, "Do you want to be made well?"

5:7 The sick man answered him, "Sir, I have no man to put me into the pool when the water is troubled, and while I am going another steps down before me."
5:7 The sick man answered him, "Sir, I have no one to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up; and while I am making my way, someone else steps down ahead of me."

5:8 Jesus said to him, "Rise, take up your pallet, and walk."
5:8 Jesus said to him, "Stand up, take your mat and walk."

5:9 And at once the man was healed, and he took up his pallet and walked. Now that day was the sabbath.
5:9 At once the man was made well, and he took up his mat and began to walk. Now that day was a sabbath.

5:10 So the Jews said to the man who was cured, "It is the sabbath, it is not lawful for you to carry your pallet."
5:10 So the Jews said to the man who had been cured, "It is the sabbath; it is not lawful for you to carry your mat."

5:11 But he answered them, "The man who healed me said to me, `Take up your pallet, and walk.'"
5:11 But he answered them, "The man who made me well said to me, 'Take up your mat and walk.'"

5:12 They asked him, "Who is the man who said to you, `Take up your pallet, and walk'?"
5:12 They asked him, "Who is the man who said to you, 'Take it up and walk'?"

5:13 Now the man who had been healed did not know who it was, for Jesus had withdrawn, as there was a crowd in the place.
5:13 Now the man who had been healed did not know who it was, for Jesus had disappeared in the crowd that was there.

5:14 Afterward, Jesus found him in the temple, and said to him, "See, you are well! Sin no more, that nothing worse befall you."
5:14 Later Jesus found him in the temple and said to him, "See, you have been made well! Do not sin any more, so that nothing worse happens to you."

5:15 The man went away and told the Jews that it was Jesus who had healed him.
5:15 The man went away and told the Jews that it was Jesus who had made him well.

5:16 And this was why the Jews persecuted Jesus, because he did this on the sabbath.
5:16 Therefore the Jews started persecuting Jesus, because he was doing such things on the sabbath.

5:17 But Jesus answered them, "My Father is working still, and I am working."
5:17 But Jesus answered them, "My Father is still working, and I also am working."

5:18 This was why the Jews sought all the more to kill him, because he not only broke the sabbath but also called God his Father, making himself equal with God.
5:18 For this reason the Jews were seeking all the more to kill him, because he was not only breaking the sabbath, but was also calling God his own Father, thereby making himself equal to God.

5:19 Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing; for whatever he does, that the Son does likewise.
5:19 Jesus said to them, "Very truly, I tell you, the Son can do nothing on his own, but only what he sees the Father doing; for whatever the Father does, the Son does likewise.

5:20 For the Father loves the Son, and shows him all that he himself is doing; and greater works than these will he show him, that you may marvel.
5:20 The Father loves the Son and shows him all that he himself is doing; and he will show him greater works than these, so that you will be astonished.

5:21 For as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, so also the Son gives life to whom he will.
5:21 Indeed, just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, so also the Son gives life to whomever he wishes.

5:22 The Father judges no one, but has given all judgment to the Son,
5:22 The Father judges no one but has given all judgment to the Son,

5:23 that all may honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. He who does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent him.
5:23 so that all may honor the Son just as they honor the Father. Anyone who does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent him.

5:24 Truly, truly, I say to you, he who hears my word and believes him who sent me, has eternal life; he does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.
5:24 Very truly, I tell you, anyone who hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life, and does not come under judgment, but has passed from death to life.

5:25 "Truly, truly, I say to you, the hour is coming, and now is, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who hear will live.
5:25 "Very truly, I tell you, the hour is coming, and is now here, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who hear will live.

5:26 For as the Father has life in himself, so he has granted the Son also to have life in himself,
5:26 For just as the Father has life in himself, so he has granted the Son also to have life in himself;

5:27 and has given him authority to execute judgment, because he is the Son of man.
5:27 and he has given him authority to execute judgment, because he is the Son of Man.

5:28 Do not marvel at this; for the hour is coming when all who are in the tombs will hear his voice
5:28 Do not be astonished at this; for the hour is coming when all who are in their graves will hear his voice

5:29 and come forth, those who have done good, to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil, to the resurrection of judgment.
5:29 and will come out--those who have done good, to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil, to the resurrection of condemnation.

5:30 "I can do nothing on my own authority; as I hear, I judge; and my judgment is just, because I seek not my own will but the will of him who sent me.
5:30 "I can do nothing on my own. As I hear, I judge; and my judgment is just, because I seek to do not my own will but the will of him who sent me.

5:31 If I bear witness to myself, my testimony is not true;
5:31 "If I testify about myself, my testimony is not true.

5:32 there is another who bears witness to me, and I know that the testimony which he bears to me is true.
5:32 There is another who testifies on my behalf, and I know that his testimony to me is true.

5:33 You sent to John, and he has borne witness to the truth.
5:33 You sent messengers to John, and he testified to the truth.

5:34 Not that the testimony which I receive is from man; but I say this that you may be saved.
5:34 Not that I accept such human testimony, but I say these things so that you may be saved.

5:35 He was a burning and shining lamp, and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.
5:35 He was a burning and shining lamp, and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.

5:36 But the testimony which I have is greater than that of John; for the works which the Father has granted me to accomplish, these very works which I am doing, bear me witness that the Father has sent me.
5:36 But I have a testimony greater than John's. The works that the Father has given me to complete, the very works that I am doing, testify on my behalf that the Father has sent me.

5:37 And the Father who sent me has himself borne witness to me. His voice you have never heard, his form you have never seen;
5:37 And the Father who sent me has himself testified on my behalf. You have never heard his voice or seen his form,

5:38 and you do not have his word abiding in you, for you do not believe him whom he has sent.
5:38 and you do not have his word abiding in you, because you do not believe him whom he has sent.

5:39 You search the scriptures, because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness to me;
5:39 "You search the scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that testify on my behalf.

5:40 yet you refuse to come to me that you may have life.
5:40 Yet you refuse to come to me to have life.

5:41 I do not receive glory from men.
5:41 I do not accept glory from human beings.

5:42 But I know that you have not the love of God within you.
5:42 But I know that you do not have the love of God in you.

5:43 I have come in my Father's name, and you do not receive me; if another comes in his own name, him you will receive.
5:43 I have come in my Father's name, and you do not accept me; if another comes in his own name, you will accept him.

5:44 How can you believe, who receive glory from one another and do not seek the glory that comes from the only God?
5:44 How can you believe when you accept glory from one another and do not seek the glory that comes from the one who alone is God?

5:45 Do not think that I shall accuse you to the Father; it is Moses who accuses you, on whom you set your hope.
5:45 Do not think that I will accuse you before the Father; your accuser is Moses, on whom you have set your hope.

5:46 If you believed Moses, you would believe me, for he wrote of me.
5:46 If you believed Moses, you would believe me, for he wrote about me.

5:47 But if you do not believe his writings, how will you believe my words?"
5:47 But if you do not believe what he wrote, how will you believe what I say?"