John 5

market a pool

Or, gate, Nehemiah 3:1; 12:39

waiting for

The Sinai MS. omits "waiting for the moving of the water." and all of John 5:4.

For See margin ref. (See Scofield "John 5:3")

angel See note, (See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4")


Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23") .

his Father

(Greek - ," his own Father). The Jews understood perfectly that Jesus was claiming to be God. Cf. John 10:33.


Cf. John 8:14. In John 5:31 our Lord, defending His Messianic claims before Jews who denied those claims, accepts the biblical rule of evidence, which required "two witnesses" ; John 8:17; Numbers 35:30; Deuteronomy 17:6. A paraphrase of verse John 5:31 would be: "If I bear witness of myself ye will say my witness is not true." Cf. John 8:14.


(See Scofield "Romans 1:16") .

seen Cf.

(See Scofield "John 1:18") .

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