John 5:13
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New International Version
The man who was healed had no idea who it was, for Jesus had slipped away into the crowd that was there.

New Living Translation
The man didn't know, for Jesus had disappeared into the crowd.

English Standard Version
Now the man who had been healed did not know who it was, for Jesus had withdrawn, as there was a crowd in the place.

New American Standard Bible
But the man who was healed did not know who it was, for Jesus had slipped away while there was a crowd in that place.

King James Bible
And he that was healed wist not who it was: for Jesus had conveyed himself away, a multitude being in that place.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the man who was cured did not know who it was, because Jesus had slipped away into the crowd that was there.

International Standard Version
But the one who had been healed did not know who it was, because Jesus had slipped away from the crowd in that place.

NET Bible
But the man who had been healed did not know who it was, for Jesus had slipped out, since there was a crowd in that place.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But he that had been healed did not know who Yeshua was, for he had withdrawn himself in the great crowd that was in that place.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But the man who had been healed didn't know who Jesus was. (Jesus had withdrawn from the crowd.)

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he that was healed did not know who it was; for Jesus had conveyed himself away, a multitude being in that place.

King James 2000 Bible
And he that was healed knew not who it was: for Jesus had taken himself away, a multitude being in that place.

American King James Version
And he that was healed knew not who it was: for Jesus had conveyed himself away, a multitude being in that place.

American Standard Version
But he that was healed knew not who it was; for Jesus had conveyed himself away, a multitude being in the place.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But he who was healed, knew not who it was; for Jesus went aside from the multitude standing in the place.

Darby Bible Translation
But he that had been healed knew not who it was, for Jesus had slidden away, there being a crowd in the place.

English Revised Version
But he that was healed wist not who it was: for Jesus had conveyed himself away, a multitude being in the place.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he that was healed knew not who it was: for Jesus had conveyed himself away, a multitude being in that place.

Weymouth New Testament
But the man who had been cured did not know who it was; for Jesus had passed out unnoticed, there being a crowd in the place.

World English Bible
But he who was healed didn't know who it was, for Jesus had withdrawn, a crowd being in the place.

Young's Literal Translation
But he that was healed had not known who he is, for Jesus did move away, a multitude being in the place.
Parallel Commentaries
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

5:10-16 Those eased of the punishment of sin, are in danger of returning to sin, when the terror and restraint are over, unless Divine grace dries up the fountain. The misery believers are made whole from, warns us to sin no more, having felt the smart of sin. This is the voice of every providence, Go, and sin no more. Christ saw it necessary to give this caution; for it is common for people, when sick, to promise much; when newly recovered, to perform only something; but after awhile to forget all. Christ spoke of the wrath to come, which is beyond compare worse than the many hours, nay, weeks and years of pain, some wicked men have to suffer in consequence of their unlawful indulgences. And if such afflictions are severe, how dreadful will be the everlasting punishment of the wicked!

Pulpit Commentary

Verse 13. - Now he that was healed - in this place ὁ ἰαθεὶς takes the place of τεθεραπευμένος of ver. 10. The fundamental idea in the verb θεραπεύω to render kindly and useful, even noble, service to another - to do the work and act the part of a θεράπων. The ministry rendered may be that of a δοῦλος or ὑπηρέτης, a θάλπων or ἰατρὸς. The "service" successfully rendered by a physician is more often expressed by ἰάομαι, which has no other meaning than restoration to health, and its use here may imply this positive fact (see the use of both words in Matthew 8:7, 8) - knew not who it was (was at that time and for a while ignorant of the person of his Healer): for Jesus withdrew - after the healing. Ἐκνεύω is "to nod or bend the head and avoid a blow," but comes to mean "withdraw" or "retire." Some have supposed that, like ἐκνέω,, to "escape by swimming from a danger," ἐξένευσε means here "stealthily escaped" - a sense that it has in Eur., 'Hipp.,' 470, and elsewhere; but (as Grimm says) Jesus did not withdraw to avoid a danger which had not yet proclaimed itself, but to evade the acclamation of the multitude (see also Lange) - a crowd being in the place where the miracle had been wrought.

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

And he that was healed, wist not who he was,.... He had never seen, and perhaps had never heard of Christ before, and so knew him not; and besides, Christ gave him no opportunity of conversing with him, or so much as to ask him who he was:

for Jesus had conveyed himself away; had slipped away, as soon as ever he had wrought the miracle:

a multitude being in that place; or "from the multitude that were in that place"; not that he hid himself among them, and there remained undiscovered; but he passed through them, and went his way to the temple, where he found the man he had healed, as in the following verse.

Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

13. he that was healed wist not, &c.—That some one, with unparalleled generosity, tenderness and power, had done it, the man knew well enough: but as he had never heard of Him before, so he disappeared too quickly for any inquiries.

conveyed himself away—slipped out of the crowd that had gathered, to avoid both hasty popularity and precipitate hatred (Mt 12:14-19).

John 5:13 Additional Commentaries
Context
Jesus Heals at the Pool of Bethesda
12They asked him, "Who is the man who said to you, 'Pick up your pallet and walk '?" 13But the man who was healed did not know who it was, for Jesus had slipped away while there was a crowd in that place. 14Afterward Jesus found him in the temple and said to him, "Behold, you have become well; do not sin anymore, so that nothing worse happens to you."…
Cross References
John 5:12
So they asked him, "Who is this fellow who told you to pick it up and walk?"

John 5:14
Later Jesus found him at the temple and said to him, "See, you are well again. Stop sinning or something worse may happen to you."
Treasury of Scripture

And he that was healed knew not who it was: for Jesus had conveyed himself away, a multitude being in that place.

he that.

John 14:9 Jesus said to him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet have …

had.

John 8:59 Then took they up stones to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and …

Luke 4:30 But he passing through the middle of them went his way,

Luke 24:31 And their eyes were opened, and they knew him; and he vanished out …

a multitude being. or, from the multitude that was.

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