Afterward Jesus returned to Jerusalem for one of the Jewish holy days.
2 Inside the city, near the Sheep Gate, was the pool of Bethesda, with five
covered porches. 3 Crowds of sick people—blind, lame, or paralyzed—lay on
the porches. 5 One of the men lying there had been sick for thirty-eight
years. 6 When Jesus saw him and knew he had been ill for a long time, he
asked him, “Would you like to get well?”