New Living Translation
Inside the city, near the Sheep Gate, was the pool of Bethesda, with five covered porches.
King James Bible
Now there is at Jerusalem by the sheep market a pool, which is called in the Hebrew tongue Bethesda, having five porches.
Darby Bible Translation
Now there is in Jerusalem, at the sheepgate, a pool, which is called in Hebrew, Bethesda, having five porches.
World English Bible
Now in Jerusalem by the sheep gate, there is a pool, which is called in Hebrew, "Bethesda," having five porches.
Young's Literal Translation
and there is in Jerusalem by the sheep -gate a pool that is called in Hebrew Bethesda, having five porches,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:2 There is in Jerusalem - Hence it appears, that St. John wrote his Gospel before Jerusalem was destroyed: it is supposed about thirty years after the ascension. Having five porticos - Built for the use of the sick. Probably the basin had five sides! Bethesda signifies the house of mercy.
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Then Eliashib the high priest and the other priests started to rebuild at the Sheep Gate. They dedicated it and set up its doors, building the wall as far as the Tower of the Hundred, which they dedicated, and the Tower of Hananel.
The other goldsmiths and merchants repaired the wall from that corner to the Sheep Gate.
then past the Ephraim Gate to the Old City Gate, past the Fish Gate and the Tower of Hananel, and on to the Tower of the Hundred. Then we continued on to the Sheep Gate and stopped at the Guard Gate.
Crowds of sick people--blind, lame, or paralyzed--lay on the porches.
Jesus replied, "I did one miracle on the Sabbath, and you were amazed.
When they said this, Pilate brought Jesus out to them again. Then Pilate sat down on the judgment seat on the platform that is called the Stone Pavement (in Hebrew, [Gabbatha]).
Carrying the cross by himself, he went to the place called Place of the Skull (in Hebrew, [Golgotha]).
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