New American Standard Bible
Immediately the man became well, and picked up his pallet and began to walk. Now it was the Sabbath on that day.
King James Bible
And immediately the man was made whole, and took up his bed, and walked: and on the same day was the sabbath.
Darby Bible Translation
And immediately the man became well, and took up his couch and walked: and on that day was sabbath.
World English Bible
Immediately, the man was made well, and took up his mat and walked. Now it was the Sabbath on that day.
Young's Literal Translation
and immediately the man became whole, and he took up his couch, and was walking, and it was a sabbath on that day,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The Sabbath - To carry burdens on the Sabbath was forbidden in the Old Testament, Jeremiah 17:21; Nehemiah 13:15; Exodus 20:8-10. If it be asked, then, why Jesus commanded a man to do on the Sabbath what was understood to be a violation of the day, it may be answered,
2. This was a poor man, and Jesus directed him to secure his property.
3. The Jews extended the obligation of the Sabbath beyond what was intended by the appointment. They observed it superstitiously, and Jesus took every opportunity to convince them of their error, and to restore the day to its proper observance, Matthew 12:6-11; Luke 6:9; Luke 13:14; Luke 14:5. This method he took to show them what the law of God really "permitted" on that day, and that works of necessity and mercy were lawful.
LibraryJuly 2 Evening
[Jesus] prayed the third time, saying the same words.--MATT. 26:44. Who in the days of his flesh . . . offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death. Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the Lord.--Continuing instant in prayer.--Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication.--By prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
February 27 Morning
July the Twenty-Seventh the Work of Faith
September the Twenty-Ninth the Fountain
Then the lame will leap like a deer, And the tongue of the mute will shout for joy. For waters will break forth in the wilderness And streams in the Arabah.
'Thus says the LORD, "Take heed for yourselves, and do not carry any load on the sabbath day or bring anything in through the gates of Jerusalem.
"If a man receives circumcision on the Sabbath so that the Law of Moses will not be broken, are you angry with Me because I made an entire man well on the Sabbath?
Now it was a Sabbath on the day when Jesus made the clay and opened his eyes.
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