(A)And they brought to Him a (B)paralyzed man lying on a stretcher. And seeing their faith, Jesus said to the man who was paralyzed, (C)Take courage, [a]son; (D)your sins are forgiven.” And some of the scribes said [b]to themselves, “This man is (E)blaspheming!” And Jesus, (F)perceiving their thoughts, said, “Why are you thinking evil in your hearts? For which is easier, to say, ‘(G)Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Get up and walk’? But so that you may know that (H)the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins”—then He *said to the (I)paralyzed man, “Get up, pick up your stretcher and go home.”

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 9:2 Lit child
  2. Matthew 9:3 Lit among