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John 5:6–7

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?” The sick man answered him, “Sir, I have no one to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up, and while I am going another steps down before me.”

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John 5:6–7 — The New International Version (NIV)

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?”

“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.”

John 5:6–7 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

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? The impotent man answered him, Sir, I have no man, when the water is troubled, to put me into the pool: but while I am coming, another steppeth down before me.

John 5:6–7 — New Living Translation (NLT)

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

“I can’t, sir,” the sick man said, “for I have no one to put me into the pool when the water bubbles up. Someone else always gets there ahead of me.”

John 5:6–7 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he already had been in that condition a long time, He said to him, Do you want to be made well?”

The sick man answered Him, “Sir, I have no man to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up; but while I am coming, another steps down before me.”

John 5:6–7 — New Century Version (NCV)

When Jesus saw the man and knew that he had been sick for such a long time, Jesus asked him, “Do you want to be well?”

The sick man answered, “Sir, there is no one to help me get into the pool when the water starts moving. While I am coming to the water, someone else always gets in before me.”

John 5:6–7 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

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? The sick man answered him, Sir, I have no man, when the water is troubled, to put me into the pool: but while I am coming, another steppeth down before me.

John 5:6–7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

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? The infirm man answered him, Sir, I have not a man, in order, when the water has been troubled, to cast me into the pool; but while I am coming another descends before me.

John 5:6–7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

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?”

The sick man answered Jesus, “Sir, I don’t have anyone to put me into the pool when the water is stirred. While I’m trying to get there, someone else steps into the pool ahead of me.”

John 5:6–7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

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?”

“Sir,” the sick man answered, “I don’t have a man to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up, but while I’m coming, someone goes down ahead of me.”

John 5:6–7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had been there a long time, he said to him, Do you want to be made well?” The sick man answered him, “Sir, I have no one to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up; and while I am making my way, someone else steps down ahead of me.”

John 5:6–7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Jesus, when he saw this one lying there and knew that he had been sick a long time already, said to him, “Do you want to become well?” The one who was sick answered him, “Sir, I do not have anyone that, whenever the water is stirred up, could put me into the pool. But while I am coming, another goes down before me.”

John 5:6–7 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

Jesus saw him lying there. He knew that the man had been in that condition for a long time. So he asked him, “Do you want to get well?”

“Sir,” the disabled man replied, “I have no one to help me into the pool when an angel stirs the water up. I try to get in, but someone else always goes down ahead of me.”

John 5:6–7 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

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?”

The sick man answered Him, “Sir, I have no man to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up, but while I am coming, another steps down before me.”