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When Jesus saw their[a] faith, he said to the paralytic, “Son, your sins are forgiven.”[b]

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  1. Mark 2:5 sn The plural pronoun their makes it clear that Jesus was responding to the faith of the entire group, not just the paralyzed man.
  2. Mark 2:5 sn The passive voice here is a divine passive (ExSyn 437). It is clear that God does the forgiving.