Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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, 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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Jesus answered, Neither has this man sinned nor his parents, but that the works of God should be made manifest in 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, saying, Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he would be born blind? 3 Jesus answered, Neither this man sinned, nor his parents, but that the works of God might be manifested in him. 4 I must work the works of him who sent me while it is day. Night comes when no man can work.


Cross References

John 11:4

But when Jesus heard, he said, This sickness is not about death, but for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified by it.

Job 1:8-12

And LORD said to Satan, Have thou considered my servant Job? For there is none like him on the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil.

Job 2:3-6

And LORD said to Satan, Have thou considered my servant Job? For there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil. And he still holds fast his integrity, although thou m

Job 21:27

Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices with which ye would wrong me.

Job 22:5-30

Is not thy wickedness great? Neither is there any end to thine iniquities.

Job 32:3

His anger was also kindled against his three friends because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job.

Job 42:7

And it was so, that, after LORD had spoken these words to Job, LORD said to Eliphaz the Temanite, My wrath is kindled against thee, and against thy two friends. For ye have not spoken of me the thing that is right, as my servant Jo

Ecclesiastes 9:1-2

For all this I laid to my heart, even to explore all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and their works, are in the hand of God. No man understands, either love or hatred. All is before them.

Matthew 11:5

the blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up, and the poor are proclaimed good-news.

Luke 13:2-5

And having answered, Jesus said to them, Do ye suppose that these Galileans became sinful above all the Galileans because they have suffered such things?

John 11:40

Jesus says to her, Did I not to say thee, that if thou believed, thou will see the glory of God?

John 14:11-13

Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me. But if not, believe me because of the works themselves.

Acts 4:21

And they, having further threatened, released them, finding nothing how they might punish them, because of the people. Since all glorified God for that which happened.

Acts 28:4

And when the foreigners saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said to each other, Certainly this man is a murderer, whom, though saved from the sea, Justice did not allow to live.

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