"And, 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.
And, behold, certain of the scribes said within themselves, This man blasphemeth. (Mark says, "Who can forgive sins but God only"- the Scriptures do not say this)
And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts?
For whether is easier, to say, Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and walk?
But 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.
And he arose, and departed to his house.
But when the multitudes saw it, they marvelled, and glorified God, which had given such power unto men". Matthew 9:2
Yeshua says that the son of man has authority to forgive sins, and the people rejoice because such authority had been given to men (plural). I have two questions...
Is any of this relevant to Matthew 6:14 and John 20:23?
Who is the son of man in Matthew 9:6?