Vincent Word Studies - John 5:6 - 5:6

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Vincent Word Studies - John 5:6 - 5:6

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Had been now a long time (πολὺν ἤδη χρόνον ἔχει)

Literally, he hath already much time.

Wilt thou (θέλεις)

Not merely, do you wish, but are you in earnest? See on Mat 1:19. Jesus appeals to the energy of his will. Not improbably he had fallen into apathy through his long sickness. Compare Act 3:4; Joh 7:17.

Whole (ὑγιὴς)