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The Besorah According to Yochanan / יוֹחָנָן 

John Chapter 5

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5:1 After these things there was a feast of the Yehudim; and Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע)  went up to Yerushalayim.
5:2 וּבִירוּשָׁלַיִם בְּרֵכָה עַל־יַד שַׁעַר הַצֹּאן אֲשֶׁר יִקְרְאוּ לָהּ בְּלָשׁוֹן עִבְרִית בֵּית־חַסְדָּא וְלָהּ חֲמִשָּׁה אֻלַמִּים׃
Uvirushalayim berechah al-yad sha'ar hatzon asher yikre'u lah belashon ivrit Beit-chasda velah chamishah ulamim.
Now there is at Yerushalayim by Sha'ar haTzon (sheepgate) a pool, which is called in the Aramaic Beit-Chasda, having five porches.
5:3 In these lay a great multitude of sick people, of blind, lame , paralyed. [waiting for the moving of the waters.]
5:4* For a malak went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water: whosoever then first after the troubling of the mayim stepped in was made whole of whatsoever disease he had.
5:5 Now there was certain man there who had an ailment for thirty-eight years.
5:6 When Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע)  saw this man lying there, and knew that he already had been in that condition a long time, He said to him, "Do you wish to become well?"
5:7 The sick man answered him:
Adoni (אדני), I have no man, when the mayim is troubled, to put Me into the pool: but while I am coming, another steps down before Me.
5:8 Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע) said to him:
"Rise, take up your bed, and walk."
5:9 And immediately the man was made whole, and took up his bed, and walked: and on the same day was the Shabbat.
5:10 Therefore the Yehudim said to the man who was healed, "It is the Shabbat; it is not lawful for you to carry your bed."
5:11 He answered them, "He that made me whole, He said to me, 'Take up your bed and walk.' "
5:12 Then they asked him, "Who is the Man who said to you, 'Take up your bed and walk'?"
5:13 But the one who was healed did not know who it was, for Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע) had turned aside, while a crowd was in that place.
5:14 After these things Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע) found him in the temple, and said to him, "See, you have become well. Sin no more, lest something worse may happen to you."
5:15 The man departed, and told the Yehudim that it was Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע) , which had made him whole.
5:16 And therefore did the Yehudim persecute Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע) , and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the Shabbat.
5:17 But Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע) answered them:
My AVI has been working until now, and I too am working."
5:18 Therefore the Yehudim sought the more to kill him, because he not only had broken the Shabbat, but said also that Elohim (אלהים) was his AVI, making himself equal with Elohim (אלהים).
5:19 Then Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע)  answered and said to them:
Amen, Amen,  I say to you:
The SON can do nothing of Himself, but what He sees haAVI doing: for whatever He does, the SON also does in like maner.
5:20 For haAVI loves the SON, and shows to Him all things which He Himself does; and greater works than these He will show Him, so that you may marvel.
5:21 For as haAVI raises up the dead and gives life, thus also the SON gives life to whom He wills.
5:22 For haAVI judges no man, but has committed all judgment to the SON:
5:23 So that all may honour the SON even as they honour haAVI. He who does not honour the SON does not honour haAVI who sent Him.
5:24  אָמֵן אָמֵן אֲנִי אֹמֵר לָכֶם הַשֹּׁמֵעַ דְּבָרַי וּמַאֲמִין לְשֹׁלְחִי יֶשׁ־לוֹ חַיֵּי עוֹלָם וְלֹא יָבֹא בַּמִּשְׁפָּט כִּי־עָבַר מִמָּוֶת לַחַיִּים׃
Amen amen ani omer lachem hashomea devarai uma'amin lesholechi yesh-lo chayei olam velo yavo bamishpat ki-'avar mimavet lachayim.

Amen, Amen,  I say to you: "He that hears My Word, and believes in Him that sent Me, have everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment; but has passed from death to life (l'chaim)."
5:25  Amen, Amen,  I say to you:
The hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of BEN Elohim (אלהים): and they that hear shall live.
5:26  For as haAVI has life in himself; so has he given to the SON to have life in himself;
5:27  And has given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is BEN ha ADAM.
5:28  Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear His voice,
5:29 And shall come forth; they that have done good, to the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, to the resurrection of damnation.
5:30  I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and My judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of haAVI which has sent Me.
5:31  If I bear witness of myself, My witness is not true.
5:32  There is another who bears witness of Me, and I know that the witness which He witnesses of Me is true.
5:33  You sent to Yochanan, and he bare witness to the truth.
5:34  But I receive not edut from man: but these things I say, that you might be saved.
5:35  He was a burning and a shining light: and you were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.
5:36  But I have greater witness than [that] of Yochanan: for the works which Ha AVI has given Me to finish, the same works that I do, bear witness of Me, that haAVI has sent Me.
5:37  And haAVI himself, which has sent Me, has borne witness of Me. You have neither heard his voice at any time, nor seen his shape.
5:38  And you have not His Word abiding in you: for whom he has sent, him you believe not.
5:39 Search the scriptures:
For in them you think you have eternal life: and they are they which testify of Me.
5:40 And you will not come to Me, that you might have life.
5:41 I receive not honour from men.
5:42 But I know you, that you have not the love of Elohim (אלהים) in you.
5:43 I am come in My AVI's Name, and you receive Me not: if another shall come in his own name, him you will receive.
5:44 How can you believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour that [comes] from Elohim (אלהים) only?
5:45 Do not think that I will accuse you to haAVI: there is [one] that accuses you, [even] Mosheh, in whom you trust.
5:46 For had you believed Mosheh, you would have believed Me: for he wrote of Me.
5:47 But if you believe not his writings, how shall you believe My words?


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Did Yeshua observe Purim?

Of course that He did, just because it is not written, it does not mean that he did not. Without a doubt. Yeshua spoke about the Torah clearly at Matthew 5:17-18  , and without a doubt this is including Purim! Some Believe base on these verse as Yeshua is part of Jewish community and tradition.

Esther 9:31 To confirm these days of Purim in the times appointed according as Mordecai the Jew and Esther the queen had enjoined them and as they had decreedfor themselves and for their seed the matters of the fastings and their cry.

32 And the degree of Esther confirmed these matters of Purim and it was written in the book.

In Yochanan (John) 5, Yeshua was in Yerushalayim for an unnamed feast. The scholars have questioned which feast this was. Some have rejected the idea that this was Purim because it is considered a "minor" feast and not one of the shelosh regalim (three pilgrimage festivals). However, we know that Yeshua celebrated Chanukah (Yochanan 10:22) which is also another "minor" feast.  Chronologically the only feast that Yochanan could be referring to is Purim, since it is said to have fallen on Shabbat (Yochanan 5:9), but the only feast that occurred on Shabbat between the years of 25-35 CE was in fact Purim (in the year 28 CE).