Why does this man thus speak blasphemies? who can forgive sins but God only?…
I think it is impossible not to be struck with this narrative. He not only shows His power here, but He shows an unrivalled and infinite ease in the exercise of it. For He lets His enemies themselves, as it were, choose the way in which it should be manifested; signifying that with Him it made no difference.
Parallel VersesKJV: Why doth this man thus speak blasphemies? who can forgive sins but God only?