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Scofield's Reference Notes
John 5

 

 

Other Authors
Verse 2

market a pool

Or, gate, Nehemiah 3:1; Nehemiah 12:39


Verse 3

waiting for

The Sinai MS. omits "waiting for the moving of the water." and all of John 5:4.


Verse 4

For See margin ref. (See Scofield "John 5:3")

angel See note, (See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4")


Verse 14

sin

Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23").


Verse 18

his Father

(Greek - βιβλαρίδιον," his own Father). The Jews understood perfectly that Jesus was claiming to be God. Cf. John 10:33.


Verse 31

witness

Cf. John 8:14. In John 5:31 our Lord, defending His Messianic claims before Jews who denied those claims, accepts the biblical rule of evidence, which required "two witnesses"; John 8:17; Numbers 35:30; Deuteronomy 17:6. A paraphrase of verse John 5:31 would be: "If I bear witness of myself ye will say my witness is not true." Cf. John 8:14.


Verse 34

saved

(See Scofield "Romans 1:16").


Verse 37

seen Cf.

(See Scofield "John 1:18").

 


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Bibliography Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on John 5:4". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/srn/john-5.html. 1917.

Lectionary Calendar
Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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