John 5:1-9View Full Chapter
The Healing at the Pool
1Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for one of the Jewish festivals.
2Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda
6When Jesus saw him lying there and learned that he had been in this condition for a long time, he asked him,
7“Sir,” the invalid replied, “I have no one to help me into the pool when the water is stirred. While I am trying to get in, someone else goes down ahead of me.”
8Then Jesus said to him,
9At once the man was cured; he picked up his mat and walked. The day on which this took place was a Sabbath,