Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

But in order that you may know that the Son of man has authority to forgive people's sins on earth, (then He said to the man afflicted with paralysis), 'Get up, pick up your cot and go home.'"

New American Standard Bible

But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins”—then He *said to the paralytic, “Get up, pick up your bed and go home.”

King James Version

But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (then saith he to the sick of the palsy,) Arise, take up thy bed, and go unto thine house.

Holman Bible

But so you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins”—then He told the paralytic, “Get up, pick up your mat, and go home.”

International Standard Version

But so you will know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins"" he told the paralyzed man, "Get up, pick up your stretcher, and go home!"

A Conservative Version

But that ye may know that the Son of man has authority on earth to forgive sins (then he says to the paralyzed man), After rising, take up thy bed, and go to thy house.

American Standard Version

But that ye may know that the Son of man hath authority on earth to forgive sins (then saith he to the sick of the palsy), Arise, and take up thy bed, and go up unto thy house.

Amplified

But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority and the power on earth to forgive sins”—then He said to the paralytic, “Get up, pick up your stretcher and go home.”

Anderson New Testament

But that you may know that the Son of man on earth has authority to forgive sins (then he said to the palsied man): Arise, take up your bed, and go to your house.

Bible in Basic English

But so that you may see that on earth the Son of man has authority for the forgiveness of sins, (then said he to the man who was ill,) Get up, and take up your bed, and go to your house.

Common New Testament

But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins"he then said to the paralytic"Rise, take up your bed and go home."

Daniel Mace New Testament

only it was fit you should know that the son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins: arise, then, said he, to the paralytic, take up thy bed, and march home.

Darby Translation

But that ye may know that the Son of man has power on earth to forgive sins, (then he says to the paralytic,) Rise up, take up thy bed and go to thy house.

Godbey New Testament

But in order that you may know that the Son of man has power on earth to forgive sins, (then He says to the paralytic), Having arisen, take thy bed, and depart into thy house.

Goodspeed New Testament

But I would have you know that the Son of Man has authority to forgive sins on earth." Then he said to the paralytic, "Get up, pick up your bed and go home!"

John Wesley New Testament

To say, Thy sins are forgiven thee? Or to say, Arise and walk? But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins (then saith he to the paralytic) Arise, take up thy couch, and go to thy house.

Julia Smith Translation

But that ye might know that the Son of man has power upon earth to let go sins, (then he says to the paralytic), Having risen, take up thy bed and retire to thy house.

King James 2000

But that you may know that the Son of man has power on earth to forgive sins, (then said he to the paralytic) Arise, take up your bed, and go unto your house.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But in order that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins," then he said to the paralytic, "Get up, pick up your stretcher and go to your home."

Modern King James verseion

But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins, then He said to the paralytic, Arise, take up your bed and go to your house.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That ye may know that the son of man hath power to forgive sins in earth" - then said he unto the sick of the palsy - "Arise, take up thy bed, and go home to thine house."

Moffatt New Testament

But to let you see the Son of man has power on earth to forgive sins" ??he then said to the paralytic, "Get up, lift your pallet, and go home."

Montgomery New Testament

"But that you may know that the Son of man has power on earth to forgive sins"??e then says to the paralytic, "Rise, take up your bed, and go to your home."

NET Bible

But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins" -- then he said to the paralytic -- "Stand up, take your stretcher, and go home."

New Heart English Bible

But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins..." (then he said to the paralytic), "Get up, and take up your mat, and go up to your house."

Noyes New Testament

But that ye may know that the Son of Man hath authority on earth to forgive sins,then he saith to the palsied man,Arise, take up thy bed, and go to thy house.

Sawyer New Testament

But that you may know that the Son of man has power on the earth to forgive sins, then he said to the paralytic, Arise, take up your bed, and go to your house.

The Emphasized Bible

But, that ye may know, that the Son of Man hath, authority, upon the earth, to be forgiving sins, then, saith he to the paralytic, - Rise! take up thy couch, and withdraw unto thy house.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But that ye may know that the Son of man hath authority upon earth to forgive sins, (then he saith to the paralytic,) Arise, take up thy bed, and go into thy house.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But, that you may know that the Son of Man has power on earth to forgive sins"--then he said to the paralyzed man-- "Get up, take up your bed, and return to your home."

Webster

But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (then saith he to the sick with the palsy,) Arise, take up thy bed, and go to thy house.

Weymouth New Testament

But, to prove to you that the Son of Man has authority on earth to pardon sins" --He then says to the paralytic, "Rise, and take up your bed and go home."

Williams New Testament

But to show you that the Son of Man has authority to forgive sins on earth" -- turning to the paralyzed man, He said to Him -- "Get up, pick up your bed, and go home."

World English Bible

But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins..." (then he said to the paralytic), "Get up, and take up your mat, and go up to your house."

Worrell New Testament

"But, that ye may know that the Son of Man hath authority on the earth to forgive sins" (then saith He to the paralytic), "Arise, and take up your bed, and go to your house."

Worsley New Testament

but that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, Arise (saith He then to the paralytic) and take up thy couch, and go away to thy house.

Youngs Literal Translation

But, that ye may know that the Son of Man hath power upon the earth to forgive sins -- (then saith he to the paralytic) -- having risen, take up thy couch, and go to thy house.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἵνα 
Hina 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 472
Usage: 764

ye may know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

the Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

of man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

on
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

to forgive
ἀφίημι 
Aphiemi 
Usage: 57

ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

τότε 
Tote 
then, that time, when, not tr
Usage: 105

saith he
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

to the sick of the palsy
παραλυτικός 
Paralutikos 
sick of palsy, that has the palsy
Usage: 9

ἐγείρω 
Egeiro 
Usage: 101

take up
αἴρω 
Airo 
take up, take away, take, away with, lift up, bear,
Usage: 52

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

bed
κλίνη 
Kline 
Usage: 5

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

go
ὑπάγω 
Hupago 
go, go way, go away, get thee, depart, get thee hence
Usage: 26

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

Context Readings

A Paralytic Healed

5 For which is easier, to say 'Your sins are forgiven,' or [to say] 'Get up and walk?' 6 But in order that you may know that the Son of man has authority to forgive people's sins on earth, (then He said to the man afflicted with paralysis), 'Get up, pick up your cot and go home.'" 7 So, the man got up and went home.


Cross References

Matthew 8:20

Jesus replied to him, "The foxes have dens [in which to live] and the birds of the sky have nests [in which to roost]; but the Son of man does not have anywhere to lay His head."

Matthew 9:5

For which is easier, to say 'Your sins are forgiven,' or [to say] 'Get up and walk?'

Mark 2:7

"Why does this man talk this way? He is speaking against God. Who can forgive sins except one, that is, God?"

Mark 2:10

But, so you will know that the Son of man has authority on earth to forgive sins (He then said to the paralyzed man),

Luke 5:21

Then the experts in the law of Moses and the Pharisees began to reason [in their minds], saying, "Who is this man who speaks things against God [i.e., by claiming the ability to forgive sins]? Who can forgive sins except God only?"

Luke 13:11-13

And just then [He met] a woman who had an [evil] spirit that had caused her to be deformed for eighteen years. She was bent over and could not raise herself up. [Note: This was probably osteomyelitis or osteoporosis].

John 5:21-23

For just as the Father raises the dead and gives them [renewed] life [for their bodies ?], even so the Son also gives [renewed] life to [the spirits ?] of whoever He wants to.

John 10:28

I give them never ending life and they will never be destroyed, and no one will [be able to] steal them out of my hand.

John 17:2

Just as you gave Him authority over all mankind, He will give never ending life to all those people [Note: The Greek word here is neuter gender, "all those things"] you have given Him.

John 20:21-23

Jesus said to them again, "May there be peace in your hearts. Just as the Father has sent me, so I am sending you."

Acts 5:31

But God exalted Him at His right side to be a Prince and Savior and to give the people of Israel [an opportunity] to repent [i.e., change their hearts and lives] and [receive] forgiveness of [their] sins [through Him].

Acts 7:59-60

So, they stoned Stephen [to death] as he called out to the Lord, saying, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit [as I die]."

Acts 9:34

Peter said to him, "Aeneas, Jesus Christ is healing you, so get up and make your bed." And immediately he got up [out of his bed, completely healed].

2 Corinthians 2:10

Now whomever you forgive [for doing] anything [wrong], I will forgive also. For indeed, whatever I have forgiven, if I have [actually] forgiven anything, has been for your sakes in the sight of Christ. [Note: Paul seems to be saying "Since my forgiveness depends on your forgiveness of the man, I am not sure of my forgiveness because I am not sure of yours"].

2 Corinthians 5:20

So, we [apostles] are ambassadors, [speaking] on behalf of Christ. [It is] as though God were appealing [to people] through us: "We urge you people, on behalf of Christ, to be restored to fellowship with God."

Ephesians 4:32

and be kind and compassionate toward one another, forgiving each other, just as God also forgave you [because of your fellowship] in Christ.

Colossians 3:13

Tolerate one another's [weaknesses] and forgive each other if anyone [of you] has a complaint against someone else. You should forgive people just as the Lord forgave you.

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