After this there was a feast of the Jews; and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.…
reveals itself in the very shape which their question assumes. They do not take up the man's words on their more favourable side, which also would have been the more natural: nor ask, "What man is that which made thee whole?" But probably, themselves at least, guessing who his Healer was, they insinuate that He could not be from God, who gave a command which they, the interpreters of God's law, esteemed so grievous an outrage against it. So will they weaken and undermine any influence which Christ must have obtained over this simple man — an influence already manifest in his finding our Lord's authority sufficient to justify him in the transgression of their commandment.
Parallel VersesKJV: After this there was a feast of the Jews; and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.