1 As He passed by, He saw a man blind from birth.
1 And as Jesus passed by, he saw a man which was blind from his birth.
1 As He was passing by, He saw a man blind from birth.
1 As he was walking along, he observed a man who had been blind from birth.
1 As He passed along, He noticed a man blind from his birth.
2 And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind?
2 His disciples asked him, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that caused him to be born blind?"
2 His disciples asked Him, Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he should be born blind?
3 Jesus answered, Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents: but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.
3 Jesus answered, "Neither this man nor his parents sinned. This happened so that God's work might be revealed in him.
3 Jesus answered, It was not that this man or his parents sinned, but he was born blind in order that the workings of God should be manifested (displayed and illustrated) in him.
4 I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.
4 I must do the work of the one who sent me while it is day. Night is approaching, when no one can work.
4 We must work the works of Him Who sent Me and be busy with His business while it is daylight; night is coming on, when no man can work.
5 As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.
5 As long as I'm in the world, I'm the light of the world."
5 As long as I am in the world, I am the world's Light.
6 When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and he anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay,
6 After saying this, he spit on the ground and made mud with the saliva. Then he spread the mud on the man's eyes
6 When He had said this, He spat on the ground and made clay (mud) with His saliva, and He spread it [as ointment] on the man's eyes.
7 And said unto him, Go, wash in the pool of Siloam, (which is by interpretation, Sent.) He went his way therefore, and washed, and came seeing.
7 and told him, "Go and wash in the pool of Siloam" (which is translated "Sent One"). So he went off, washed, and came back seeing.
7 And He said to him, Go, wash in the Pool of Siloam -- "which means Sent. So he went and washed, and came back seeing.
8 The neighbours therefore, and they which before had seen him that he was blind, said, Is not this he that sat and begged?
8 His neighbors and those who formerly had seen him as a beggar said, “Isn’t this the man who sat begging?”
8 Then the neighbors and those who had previously seen him as a beggar said, "This is the man who used to sit and beg, isn't it?"
8 When the neighbors and those who used to know him by sight as a beggar saw him, they said, Is not this the man who used to sit and beg?
9 Some said, This is he: others said, He is like him: but he said, I am he.
9 Some said, “He’s the one.” “No,” others were saying, “but he looks like him.”He kept saying, “I’m the one!”
9 Some were saying, "It's him," while others were saying, "No, but it's someone like him." But he himself kept saying, "It's me!"
9 Some said, It is he. Others said, No, but he looks very much like him. But he said, Yes, I am the man.
10 So they were saying to him, “How then were your eyes opened?”
10 Therefore said they unto him, How were thine eyes opened?
10 Therefore they asked him, “Then how were your eyes opened?”
10 So they asked him, "How, then, did you gain your eyesight?"
10 So they said to him, How were your eyes opened?
11 He answered and said, A man that is called Jesus made clay, and anointed mine eyes, and said unto me, Go to the pool of Siloam, and wash: and I went and washed, and I received sight.
11 He said, "The man named Jesus made some mud, spread it on my eyes, and told me, "Go to Siloam and wash.' So off I went and washed, and I received my sight."
11 He replied, The Man called Jesus made mud and smeared it on my eyes and said to me, Go to Siloam and wash. So I went and washed, and I obtained my sight!
13 They *brought to the Pharisees the man who was formerly blind.
13 They brought to the Pharisees him that aforetime was blind.
13 So they brought to the Pharisees the man who had once been blind.
13 Then they conducted to the Pharisees the man who had formerly been blind.
14 And it was the sabbath day when Jesus made the clay, and opened his eyes.
14 Now it was a Sabbath day when Jesus made the mud and healed his eyes.
14 Now it was on the Sabbath day that Jesus mixed the mud and opened the man's eyes.
15 Then again the Pharisees also asked him how he had received his sight. He said unto them, He put clay upon mine eyes, and I washed, and do see.
15 So again the Pharisees asked him how he received his sight.“He put mud on my eyes,” he told them. “I washed and I can see.”
15 So the Pharisees also began to ask him how he had gained his sight. He told them, "He put mud on my eyes, then I washed, and now I can see."
15 So now again the Pharisees asked him how he received his sight. And he said to them, He smeared mud on my eyes, and I washed, and now I see.
16 Therefore some of the Pharisees were saying, “This man is not from God, because He (O)does not keep the Sabbath.” But others were saying, “How can a man who is a sinner perform such (b)(P)signs?” And (Q)there was a division among them.
16 Therefore said some of the Pharisees, This man is not of God, because he keepeth not the sabbath day. Others said, How can a man that is a sinner do such miracles? And there was a division among them.
16 Therefore some of the Pharisees said, “This man is not from God,(O) for He doesn’t keep the Sabbath!” But others were saying, “How can a sinful man(P) perform such signs?” And there was a division(Q) among them.
16 Some of the Pharisees began to remark, "This man is not from God because he does not keep the Sabbath." But others were saying, "How can a sinful man perform such signs?" And there was a division among them.
16 Then some of the Pharisees said, This Man [Jesus] is not from God, because He does not observe the Sabbath. But others said, How can a man who is a sinner (a bad man) do such signs and miracles? So there was a difference of opinion among them.
17 They say unto the blind man again, What sayest thou of him, that he hath opened thine eyes? He said, He is a prophet.
17 So they asked the formerly blind man again, "What do you say about him, since it was your eyes he healed?" He said, "He is a prophet."
17 Accordingly they said to the blind man again, What do you say about Him, seeing that He opened your eyes? And he said, He is [He must be] a prophet!
18 But the Jews did not believe concerning him, that he had been blind, and received his sight, until they called the parents of him that had received his sight.
18 The Jews did not believe this about him—that he was blind and received sight—until they summoned the parents of the one who had received his sight.
18 The Jewish leaders did not believe that the man had been blind and had gained sight until they summoned his parents
18 However, the Jews did not believe that he had [really] been blind and that he had received his sight until they called (summoned) the parents of the man.
19 and questioned them, saying, “Is this your son, who you say was born blind? Then how does he now see?”
19 And they asked them, saying, Is this your son, who ye say was born blind? how then doth he now see?
19 They asked them, “Is this your son, the one you say was born blind? How then does he now see?”
19 and asked them, "Is this your son, the one you say was born blind? How does he now see?"
19 They asked them, Is this your son, whom you reported as having been born blind? How then does he see now?
20 His parents answered them and said, “We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind;
20 His parents answered them and said, We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind:
20 “We know this is our son and that he was born blind,” his parents answered.
20 His parents replied, "We know that this is our son and that he was born blind.
20 His parents answered, We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind.
21 but how he now sees, we do not know; or who opened his eyes, we do not know. Ask him; he is of age, he will speak for himself.”
21 But by what means he now seeth, we know not; or who hath opened his eyes, we know not: he is of age; ask him: he shall speak for himself.
21 “But we don’t know how he now sees, and we don’t know who opened his eyes. Ask him; he’s of age. He will speak for himself.”
21 But we don't know how it is that he now sees, and we don't know who opened his eyes. Ask him. He is of age and can speak for himself."
21 But as to how he can now see, we do not know; or who has opened his eyes, we do not know. He is of age. Ask him; let him speak for himself and give his own account of it.
22 These words spake his parents, because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had agreed already, that if any man did confess that he was Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue.
22 His parents said this because they were afraid of the Jewish leaders, since the Jewish leaders had already agreed that anyone who acknowledged that Jesus was the Messiah would be thrown out of the synagogue.
22 His parents said this because they feared [the leaders of] the Jews; for the Jews had already agreed that if anyone should acknowledge Jesus to be the Christ, he should be expelled and excluded from the synagogue.
24 Then again called they the man that was blind, and said unto him, Give God the praise: we know that this man is a sinner.
24 The Jewish leaders summoned the man who had been blind a second time and told him, "Give glory to God! We know that this man is a sinner."
24 So the second time they summoned the man who had been born blind, and said to him, Now give God the glory (praise). This Fellow we know is only a sinner (a wicked person).
25 He then answered, “Whether He is a sinner, I do not know; one thing I do know, that though I was blind, now I see.”
25 He answered and said, Whether he be a sinner or no, I know not: one thing I know, that, whereas I was blind, now I see.
25 He answered, “Whether or not He’s a sinner, I don’t know. One thing I do know: I was blind, and now I can see!”
25 But he responded, "I don't know whether he is a sinner or not. The one thing I do know is that I used to be blind and now I can see!"
25 Then he answered, I do not know whether He is a sinner and wicked or not. But one thing I do know, that whereas I was blind before, now I see.
26 So they said to him, “What did He do to you? How did He open your eyes?”
26 Then said they to him again, What did he to thee? how opened he thine eyes?
26 Then they asked him, “What did He do to you? How did He open your eyes?”
26 Then they asked him, "What did he do to you? How did he heal your eyes?"
26 So they said to him, What did He [actually] do to you? How did He open your eyes?
27 He answered them, I have told you already, and ye did not hear: wherefore would ye hear it again? will ye also be his disciples?
27 “I already told you,” he said, “and you didn’t listen. Why do you want to hear it again? You don’t want to become His disciples too, do you?”
27 He answered them, "I've already told you, but you didn't listen. Why do you want to hear it again? You don't want to become his disciples, too, do you?"
27 He answered, I already told you and you would not listen. Why do you want to hear it again? Can it be that you wish to become His disciples also?
28 Then they reviled him, and said, Thou art his disciple; but we are Moses' disciples.
28 At this, they turned on him in fury and said, "You are his disciple, but we are disciples of Moses!
28 And they stormed at him [they jeered, they sneered, they reviled him] and retorted, You are His disciple yourself, but we are the disciples of Moses.
29 We know that God spake unto Moses: as for this fellow, we know not from whence he is.
29 We know that God has spoken to Moses, but we do not know where this fellow comes from."
29 We know for certain that God spoke with Moses, but as for this Fellow, we know nothing about where He hails from.
30 The man answered and said to them, “Well, here is an amazing thing, that you do not know where He is from, and yet He opened my eyes.
30 The man answered and said unto them, Why herein is a marvellous thing, that ye know not from whence he is, and yet he hath opened mine eyes.
30 “This is an amazing thing,” the man told them. “You don’t know where He is from, yet He opened my eyes!
30 The man answered them, "This is an amazing thing! You don't know where he comes from, yet he healed my eyes.
30 The man replied, Well, this is astonishing! Here a Man has opened my eyes, and yet you do not know where He comes from. [That is amazing!]
31 Now we know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and doeth his will, him he heareth.
31 We know that God doesn't listen to sinners, but he does listen to anyone who worships him and does his will.
31 We know that God does not listen to sinners; but if anyone is God-fearing and a worshiper of Him and does His will, He listens to him.
32 Since the world began was it not heard that any man opened the eyes of one that was born blind.
32 Ever since creation it has never been heard that anyone healed the eyes of a man who was born blind.
32 Since the beginning of time it has never been heard that anyone opened the eyes of a man born blind.
33 If this man were not of God, he could do nothing.
33 If this man were not from God, he couldn't do anything like that."
33 If this Man were not from God, He would not be able to do anything like this.
34 They answered and said unto him, Thou wast altogether born in sins, and dost thou teach us? And they cast him out.
34 They asked him, "You were born a sinner and you are trying to instruct us?" And they threw him out.
34 They retorted, You were wholly born in sin [from head to foot]; and do you [presume to] teach us? So they cast him out [threw him clear outside the synagogue].
35 Jesus heard that they had cast him out; and when he had found him, he said unto him, Dost thou believe on the Son of God?
35 Jesus heard that they had thrown him out. So when he found him, he asked him, "Do you believe in the Son of Man?"
35 Jesus heard that they had put him out, and meeting him He said, Do you believe in and adhere to the Son of Man or the Son of God?
36 He answered and said, Who is he, Lord, that I might believe on him?
36 He answered, "And who is he, sir? Tell me, so that I may believe in him."
36 He answered, Who is He, Sir? Tell me, that I may believe in and adhere to Him.
37 And Jesus said unto him, Thou hast both seen him, and it is he that talketh with thee.
37 Jesus answered, “You have seen Him; in fact, He is the One speaking with you.”
37 Jesus told him, "You have seen him. He is the person who is talking with you."
37 Jesus said to him, You have seen Him; [in fact] He is talking to you right now.
38 And he said, Lord, I believe. And he worshipped him.
38 “I believe, Lord!” he said, and he worshiped Him.
38 He said, "Lord, I do believe," and worshipped him.
38 He called out, Lord, I believe! [I rely on, I trust, I cleave to You!] And he worshiped Him.
39 And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind.
39 Then Jesus said, "I have come into this world to judge it, so that those who are blind may see and so that those who see may become blind."
39 Then Jesus said, I came into this world for judgment [as a Separator, in order that there may be separation between those who believe on Me and those who reject Me], to make the sightless see and to make those who see become blind.
40 And some of the Pharisees which were with him heard these words, and said unto him, Are we blind also?
40 Some of the Pharisees who were with Him heard these things and asked Him, “We aren’t blind too, are we?”
40 Some of the Pharisees who were near him overheard this and asked him, "We aren't blind, too, are we?"
40 Some Pharisees who were near, hearing this remark, said to Him, Are we also blind?
41 Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, ye should have no sin: but now ye say, We see; therefore your sin remaineth.
41 Jesus told them, "If you were blind, you would not have any sin. But now that you insist, "We see,' your sin still exists."
41 Jesus said to them, If you were blind, you would have no sin; but because you now claim to have sight, your sin remains. [If you were blind, you would not be guilty of sin; but because you insist, We do see clearly, you are unable to escape your guilt.]
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