Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Jesus answered, “It was neither that this man sinned, nor his parents; but it was so that the works of God might be displayed in him.

King James Version

Jesus answered, Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents: but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.

Holman Bible

“Neither this man nor his parents sinned,” Jesus answered. “This came about so that God’s works might be displayed in him.

International Standard Version

Jesus answered, "Neither this man nor his parents sinned. This happened so that God's work might be revealed in him.

A Conservative Version

Jesus answered, Neither this man sinned, nor his parents, but that the works of God might be manifested in him.

American Standard Version

Jesus answered, Neither did this man sin, nor his parents: but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.

Amplified

Jesus answered, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned, but it was so that the works of God might be displayed and illustrated in him.

An Understandable Version

Jesus answered, "[It was] neither his sin nor his parents' [sin], but [it happened] so that the deeds of God could be seen in his life.

Anderson New Testament

Jesus answered: Neither this man sinned, nor his parents; but that the works of God might be made manifest in him.

Bible in Basic English

Jesus said in answer, It was not because of his sin, or because of his father's or mother's; it was so that the works of God might be seen openly in him.

Common New Testament

Jesus answered, "Neither this man sinned nor his parents sinned. But that the works of God might be revealed in him,

Daniel Mace New Testament

it was not for any sin of his, said Jesus, or of his parents: but that the works of God might be displayed thro' him.

Darby Translation

Jesus answered, Neither has this man sinned nor his parents, but that the works of God should be manifested in him.

Godbey New Testament

Jesus responded, Neither did he nor his parents sin; but that the works of God may be made manifest in him.

Goodspeed New Testament

Jesus answered, "It was neither for his own sin nor for that of his parents, but to let what God can do be illustrated in his case.

John Wesley New Testament

Jesus answered, Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents, but that the works of God might be made manifest thro' him.

Julia Smith Translation

Jesus answered, Neither did this sin, nor his parents: but that the works of God might be manifested in him.

King James 2000

Jesus answered, Neither has this man sinned, nor his parents: but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Jesus replied, "Neither this man sinned nor his parents, but [it happened] so that the works of God could be revealed in him.

Modern King James verseion

Jesus answered, Neither has this man nor his parents sinned, but that the works of God might be revealed in him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Jesus answered, "Neither this man hath sinned, nor yet his father and mother: but that the works of God should be showed on him.

Moffatt New Testament

Jesus replied, "Neither for his own sin nor for his parents' ??it was to let the work of God be illustrated in him.

Montgomery New Testament

"Neither he nor his parents sinned." replied Jesus; "it happened that the works of God might be made manifest in him.

NET Bible

Jesus answered, "Neither this man nor his parents sinned, but he was born blind so that the acts of God may be revealed through what happens to him.

New Heart English Bible

Jesus answered, "Neither did this man sin, nor his parents; but, that the works of God might be revealed in him.

Noyes New Testament

Jesus answered, Neither did this man sin, nor his parents; but that the works of God might be made manifest in him.

Sawyer New Testament

Jesus answered, Neither did this man sin, nor his parents, but that the works of God might appear in him.

The Emphasized Bible

Jesus answered - Neither, this man, sinned nor his parents; but -- that the works of God should be made manifest in him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Jesus answered, Neither hath this man been in fault, nor his parents; but it is in order to make manifest the works of God in him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Neither the man nor the parents," replied Jesus; "but he was born blind that the work of God should be made plain in him.

Webster

Jesus answered, Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents: but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.

Weymouth New Testament

"Neither he nor his parents sinned," answered Jesus, "but he was born blind in order that God's mercy might be openly shown in him.

Williams New Testament

Jesus answered, "It was neither for his own sin nor for that of his parents, but to show what God could do in his case.

World English Bible

Jesus answered, "Neither did this man sin, nor his parents; but, that the works of God might be revealed in him.

Worrell New Testament

Jesus answered, "Neither did this man sin, nor his parents; but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.

Worsley New Testament

Jesus answered, Neither did this man sin, nor his parents: but that the works of God might be manifested in him.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jesus answered, 'Neither did this one sin nor his parents, but that the works of God may be manifested in him;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

οὔτε 
Oute 
neither, nor, nor yet, no not, not, yet not,
Usage: 68

ἁμαρτάνω 
Hamartano 
Usage: 35

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

ἁμαρτάνω 
Hamartano 
Usage: 35

nor
οὔτε 
Oute 
neither, nor, nor yet, no not, not, yet not,
Usage: 68

his

Usage: 0

γονεύς 
Goneus 
Usage: 14

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

the works
ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

φανερόω 
Phaneroo 
Usage: 44

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

A Man Born Blind Is Given Sight

2 And His disciples asked Him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he would be born blind?” 3 Jesus answered, “It was neither that this man sinned, nor his parents; but it was so that the works of God might be displayed in him. 4 We must work the works of Him who sent Me as long as it is day; night is coming when no one can work.


Cross References

John 11:4

But when Jesus heard this, He said, “This sickness is not to end in death, but for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified by it.”

Job 1:8-12

The Lord said to Satan, “Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, fearing God and turning away from evil.”

Job 2:3-6

The Lord said to Satan, “Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man fearing God and turning away from evil. And he still holds fast his integrity, although you incited Me against him to ruin him without cause.”

Job 21:27

“Behold, I know your thoughts,
And the plans by which you would wrong me.

Job 22:5-30

“Is not your wickedness great,
And your iniquities without end?

Job 32:3

And his anger burned against his three friends because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job.

Job 42:7

It came about after the Lord had spoken these words to Job, that the Lord said to Eliphaz the Temanite, “My wrath is kindled against you and against your two friends, because you have not spoken of Me what is right as My servant Job has.

Ecclesiastes 9:1-2

For I have taken all this to my heart and explain it that righteous men, wise men, and their deeds are in the hand of God. Man does not know whether it will be love or hatred; anything awaits him.

Matthew 11:5

the blind receive sight and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.

Luke 13:2-5

And Jesus said to them, Do you suppose that these Galileans were greater sinners than all other Galileans because they suffered this fate?

John 11:40

Jesus *said to her, Did I not say to you that if you believe, you will see the glory of God?”

John 14:11-13

Believe Me that I am in the Father and the Father is in Me; otherwise believe because of the works themselves.

Acts 4:21

When they had threatened them further, they let them go (finding no basis on which to punish them) on account of the people, because they were all glorifying God for what had happened;

Acts 28:4

When the natives saw the creature hanging from his hand, they began saying to one another, “Undoubtedly this man is a murderer, and though he has been saved from the sea, justice has not allowed him to live.”

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