The Healing at the Pool on the Sabbath

Jn. 5:1 a Background-Temporal (b) After this

b Event there was a feast of the Jews,

c Departure and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

Jn. 5:2 a Status Now there is in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate a pool,

b Interpretation in Aramaic called Bethesda,

c Characterization which has five roofed colonnades.

Jn.5:3 a Background-Location (b) In these

b Status lay a multitude of invalids—

c List-Item blind,

d List-Item lame,

Supplied and

e List-Item paralyzed.

Jn. 5:5 a Status One man was there

b Characterization who had been an invalid for thirty-eight years.

Jn. 5:6 b Experience When Jesus saw

a Topic him

b Experience lying there

c Experience and knew that he had already been there a long time,

d Speech he said to him,

e Question “Do you want to be healed?”

Jn. 5:7 a Response The sick man answered him,

b Address (c) “Sir,

c Status I have no one

d Expansion to

f Action put me into the pool

e Background-Temporal (f) when the water is stirred up,

g Background-Temporal (h) and while I am going

h Action another steps down before me.”

Jn. 5:8 a Response Jesus said to him,

b Command “Get up,

c Command take up your bed,

d Command and walk.”

Jn.5:9 a Background-Temporal (b) And at once

b Event the man was healed,

c Subsequent and he took up his bed

d Subsequent and walked.

e Parenthetical Now that day was the Sabbath.

Jn. 5:10 a Result So the Jews said to the man who had been healed,

b Status “It is the Sabbath,

c Mandate (Neg.) and it is not lawful for you to take up your bed.”

Jn. 5:11 a Response But he answered them,

b Topic “The man who healed me,

c Speech that man said to me,

d Command ‘Take up your bed,

e Command and walk.’ ”

Jn.5:12 a Response They asked him,

b Question “Who is the man

c Speech who said to you,

d Command ‘Take up your bed and walk’?”

13 a Topic Now the man who had been healed

b Experience did not know who it was,

c Reason for Jesus had withdrawn,

d Status as there was a crowd in the place.

14 a Background-Temporal (b) Afterward

b Jesus-Action Jesus found him in the temple

c Speech and said to him,

d Exclamation “See, you are well!

e Command Sin no more,

f Purpose that nothing worse may happen to you.”

15 a Departure The man went away

b Subsequent and told the Jews

c Expansion that it was Jesus who had healed him.

16 a Cause (b) And this was why

b Action the Jews were persecuting Jesus,

c Reason because he was doing these things on the Sabbath.

17 a Response But Jesus answered them,

b Topic “My Father

c Divine-Action is working until now,

d Jesus-Action and I am working.”

Jesus Is Equal with God

18 a Cause (b) This was why

b Action the Jews were seeking all the more to kill him,

c Reason because not only was he breaking the Sabbath,

d Escalation but he was even calling God his own Father,

e Explanation making himself equal with God.

The Authority of the Son

19 a Response So Jesus

b Speech said to them,

c Exclamation “Truly, truly,

d Speech I say to you,

e Denial the Son can do nothing of his own accord,

f Condition but only what he sees the Father doing.

g Reason For whatever the Father does,

h Jesus-Action that the Son does likewise.

20 a Explanation For the Father loves the Son

b Continuation and shows him all

c Characterization that he himself is doing.

d Escalation And greater works than these will he show him,

e Result so that you may marvel.

21 a Comparison For as the Father raises the dead

b Continuation and gives them life,

c Manner (d) so

d Wish (Pos.) also the Son gives life to whom he will.

22 a Reason For the Father judges no one,

b Contrast but has given all judgment to the Son,

23 a Result that all may honor the Son,

b Comparison just as they honor the Father.

c Topic Whoever does not honor the Son

d Denial does not honor the Father

e Characterization who sent him.

24 a Exclamation Truly, truly,

b Speech I say to you,

d Topic whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me

e Status has eternal life.

f Result He does not come into judgment,

g Contrast but has passed from death to life.

25 a Exclamation “Truly, truly,

b Speech I say to you,

d Prediction an hour is coming, and is now here,

e Temporal when

f Experience the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God,

g Event and those who hear will live.

26 a Reason For as the Father has life in himself,

b Comparison so he has granted the Son also to have life in himself.

27 a Continuation And he has given him authority to execute judgment,

b Reason because he is the Son of Man.

28 a Command Do not marvel at this,

b Reason for an hour is coming

c Characterization when

d Topic all who are in the tombs

e Experience will hear his voice

29 a Subsequent and come out,

b Topic those who have done good

c Location to the resurrection of life,

d Topic and those who have done evil

e Location to the resurrection of judgment.

Witnesses to Jesus

30 a Denial “I can do nothing on my own.

b Comparison (c) As I hear,

c Jesus-Action I judge,

d Topic and my judgment

e Characterization is just,

f Reason because I seek not my own will

g Contrast but the will of him who sent me.

31 a Background-Condition (b) If I alone bear witness about myself,

b Implication my testimony is not true.

32 a Status There is another who bears witness about me,

b Affirmation and I know that the testimony

c Characterization that he bears about me

b Affirmation is true.

33 a Action You sent to John,

b Action and he has borne witness to the truth.

34 a Denial Not that the testimony that I receive is from man,

b Contrast but

d Speech I say

c Topic these things

e Purpose so that you may be saved.

35 a Topic (b) He

b Characterization was a burning and shining lamp,

c Topic (d) and you

d Wish (Pos.) were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.

36 b Status But the testimony that

a Topic (b) I

b Status have is greater than that of John.

c Reason For the works

d Characterization that the Father has given me

e Purpose to accomplish,

f Topic (g) the very works that I am doing,

g Action bear witness about me

h Expansion that the Father has sent me.

37 a Topic (b) And the Father who sent me

b Divine-Action has himself borne witness about me.

c Denial His voice you have never heard,

d Denial his form you have never seen,

38 a Denial and you do not have his word abiding in you,

b Reason for

d Denial you do not believe the one

c Topic (d) whom he has sent.

39 a Action You search the Scriptures

b Reason because you think that in them you have eternal life;

c Status and it is they that bear witness about me,

40 a Wish (Neg.) yet you refuse to come to me

b Purpose that you may have life.

41 Denial I do not receive glory from people.

42 a Contrast But I know

b Expansion that

a Contrast you

c Denial do not have the love of God within you.

43 a Arrival I have come in my Father’s name,

b Subsequent and you do not receive me.

c Background-Condition (d) If another comes in his own name,

d Prediction you will receive him.

44 a Question How can you believe,

b Expansion when you receive glory from one another

c Contrast and do not seek the glory that comes from the only God?

45 a Command Do not think

b Expansion that

c Jesus-Action I will accuse you to the Father.

d Status There is one who accuses you:

e Characterization Moses,

f Characterization on whom you have set your hope.

46 a Background-Condition (b) For if you believed Moses,

b Implication you would believe me;

c Reason for he wrote of me.

47 a Background-Condition (b) But if you do not believe his writings,

b Question how will you believe my words?”