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For an angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water: whoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in was made whole of whatever disease he had.
whosoever. The sanative property of this pool has been supposed by some to have been communicated by the blood of the sacrifices, and others have referred it to the mineral properties of the waters. But,
1. The beasts for sacrifice were not washed here, but in a laver in the temple.
2. No natural property could cure all manner of diseases.
3. The cure only extended to the first who entered.
4. It took place only at one particular time.
5. As the healing was effected by immersion, it must have been instantaneous; and it was never failing in it effects. All which, not being observed in medicinal waters, determine the cures to have been miraculous, as expressly stated in the text.
Psalm 119:60 I made haste, and delayed not to keep your commandments.
Proverbs 6:4 Give not sleep to your eyes, nor slumber to your eyelids.
Proverbs 8:17 I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.
Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave...
Hosea 13:13 The sorrows of a travailing woman shall come on him: he is an unwise son...
Matthew 6:33 But seek you first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added to you.
Matthew 11:12 And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force.
Luke 13:24-28 Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say to you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able...
Luke 16:16 The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presses into it.
2 Kings 5:10-14 And Elisha sent a messenger to him, saying, Go and wash in Jordan seven times, and your flesh shall come again to you...
Ezekiel 47:8 Then said he to me, These waters issue out toward the east country, and go down into the desert, and go into the sea...
Zechariah 13:1 In that day there shall be a fountain opened to the house of David and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem for sin and for uncleanness.
Zechariah 14:8 And it shall be in that day, that living waters shall go out from Jerusalem; half of them toward the former sea...
1 Corinthians 6:11 And such were some of you: but you are washed, but you are sanctified, but you are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus...
1 John 1:7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another...
Strong's ConcordanceFor an angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water: whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in was made whole of whatsoever disease he had.
Topical BibleAfflicted Agitated Angel Cured Descended Disease Held Holden Laboured Messenger Pool Season Seasons Sickness Stepped Stirred Stirring Troubled Troubling Waters Whatever Whatsoever
John Chapter 5 Verse 4
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NT Gospels: John 5:4 For an angel of the Lord went (Jhn Jo Jn)