9:2And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the sick of the palsy; Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee.
9:3And, behold, certain of the scribes said within themselves, This man blasphemeth.
9:4And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts?
9:5For whether is easier, to say, Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and walk?
9:6But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (then saith he to the sick of the palsy,) Arise, take up thy bed, and go unto thine house.
2:7Why doth this man thus speak blasphemies? who can forgive sins but God only?
5:21And the scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, Who is this which speaketh blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God alone?