John 5:6
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New International Version
When Jesus saw him lying there and learned that he had been in this condition for a long time, he asked him, "Do you want to get well?"

New Living Translation
When Jesus saw him and knew he had been ill for a long time, he asked him, "Would you like to get well?"

English Standard Version
When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had already been there a long time, he said to him, “Do you want to be healed?”

Berean Study Bible
Jesus saw him lying there and realized he had already been there a long time. "Do you want to get well?" He asked.

Berean Literal Bible
Jesus, having seen him lying and having known that he has been a long time already, says to him, "Do you desire to become well?"

New American Standard Bible
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?"

King James Bible
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?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When Jesus saw him lying there and knew he had already been there a long time, He said to him, "Do you want to get well?""

International Standard Version
When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had already been there a long time, he asked him, "Do you want to get well?"

NET Bible
When Jesus saw him lying there and when he realized that the man had been disabled a long time already, he said to him, "Do you want to become well?"

New Heart English 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?"

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Yeshua saw this man lying, and he knew that he had been so for a long time, and he said to him: “Do you want to be cured?”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus saw the man lying there and knew that he had been sick for a long time. So Jesus asked the man, "Would you like to get well?"

New American Standard 1977
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?”

Jubilee Bible 2000
When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had been now a long time in that case, he said unto him, Dost thou desire to be made whole?

King James 2000 Bible
When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he had been now a long time in that condition, he said unto him, Will you be made whole?

American King James Version
When Jesus saw him lie, and knew that he had been now a long time in that case, he said to him, Will you be made whole?

American Standard Version
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?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Him when Jesus had seen lying, and knew that he had been now a long time, he saith to him: Wilt thou be made whole?

Darby Bible Translation
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?

English Revised Version
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?

Webster's Bible Translation
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?

Weymouth New Testament
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?"

World English 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?"

Young's Literal Translation
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?'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:1-9 We are all by nature impotent folk in spiritual things, blind, halt, and withered; but full provision is made for our cure, if we attend to it. An angel went down, and troubled the water; and what disease soever it was, this water cured it, but only he that first stepped in had benefit. This teaches us to be careful, that we let not a season slip which may never return. The man had lost the use of his limbs thirty-eight years. Shall we, who perhaps for many years have scarcely known what it has been to be a day sick, complain of one wearisome night, when many others, better than we, have scarcely known what it has been to be a day well? Christ singled this one out from the rest. Those long in affliction, may comfort themselves that God keeps account how long. Observe, this man speaks of the unkindness of those about him, without any peevish reflections. As we should be thankful, so we should be patient. Our Lord Jesus cures him, though he neither asked nor thought of it. Arise, and walk. God's command, Turn and live; Make ye a new heart; no more supposes power in us without the grace of God, his distinguishing grace, than this command supposed such power in the impotent man: it was by the power of Christ, and he must have all the glory. What a joyful surprise to the poor cripple, to find himself of a sudden so easy, so strong, so able to help himself! The proof of spiritual cure, is our rising and walking. Has Christ healed our spiritual diseases, let us go wherever he sends us, and take up whatever he lays upon us; and walk before him.
Study Bible
The Pool of Bethesda
5One man there had been an invalid for thirty-eight years. 6Jesus saw him lying there and realized he had already been there a long time. “Do you want to get well?” He asked. 7“Sir,” replied the sick man, “I have no one to help me into the pool when the water is stirred. While I am on my way, someone else goes in before me.”…
Cross References
John 5:5
One man there had been an invalid for thirty-eight years.

John 5:7
"Sir," replied the sick man, "I have no one to help me into the pool when the water is stirred. While I am on my way, someone else goes in before me."
Treasury of Scripture

When Jesus saw him lie, and knew that he had been now a long time in that case, he said to him, Will you be made whole?

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Wilt.

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