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.
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.
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.
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But he who was healed didn't know who it was, for Jesus had withdrawn, a crowd being in the place.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.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Jesus had conveyed himself away - Or, had withdrawn himself. And this he might easily do, as there was a crowd in the place. Some think the words indicate, that Jesus withdrew on seeing a multitude in the place, i.e. raising a tumult, because of the man's carrying his bed (margin: Or, from the multitude that was). He had not yet finished his work, and would not expose himself to the envy and malice of the Jewish rulers.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
a multitude being. or, from the multitude that was.
TEXT: "And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the Kingdom of Heaven."--Matt. 18:3. Jesus Christ was the world's greatest teacher and preacher. Multitudes followed him because he taught them, not as the scribes, but as one having authority. He came to them with the deepest truth of God, but couched in such familiar expressions, and told in such a fascinating way, that all men heard him and went their way rejoicing that so …
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So they asked him, "Who is this fellow who told you to pick it up and walk?"
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."
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