New International Version
There in front of him was a man suffering from abnormal swelling of his body.
King James Bible
And, behold, there was a certain man before him which had the dropsy.
Darby Bible Translation
And behold, there was a certain dropsical [man] before him.
World English Bible
Behold, a certain man who had dropsy was in front of him.
Young's Literal Translation
and lo, there was a certain dropsical man before him;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The dropsy - Ὑδρωπικος, dropsical; from ὑδωρ, water, and ωψ, the countenance, because in this disorder the face of the patient is often very much bloated. Probably the insidious Pharisee had brought this dropsical man to the place, not doubting that our Lord's eye would affect his heart, and that he would instantly cure him; and then he could most plausibly accuse him for a breach of the Sabbath. If this were the case, and it is likely, how deep must have been the perfidy and malice of the Pharisee!
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