Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

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Easton

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

A Man Born Blind Is Given Sight

2 His disciples asked Him, Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he should be born blind? 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 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.


Cross References

John 11:4

When Jesus received the message, He said, This sickness is not to end in death; but [on the contrary] it is to honor God and to promote His glory, that the Son of God may be glorified through (by) it.

Job 1:8-12

And the Lord said to Satan, Have you considered My servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, one who [reverently] fears God and abstains from and shuns evil [because it is wrong]?

Job 2:3-6

And the Lord said to Satan, Have you considered My servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, one who [reverently] fears God and abstains from and shuns all evil [because it is wrong]? And still he holds fast his integrity, although you moved Me against him to destroy him without cause.

Job 21:27

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

Job 22:5-30

Is not your wickedness great? There is no end to your iniquities.

Job 32:3

Also against [Job's] three friends was [Elihu's] anger kindled, because they had found no answer [were unable to show his real error], and yet they had declared him to be in the wrong [and responsible for his own afflictions].

Job 42:7

After the Lord had spoken the previous words to Job, the Lord said to Eliphaz the Temanite, My wrath is kindled against you and against your two friends, for you have not spoken of Me the thing that is right, as My servant Job has.

Ecclesiastes 9:1-2

For all this I took to heart, exploring and examining it all, how the righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) and the wise and their works are in the hands of God. Whether it is to be love or hatred no man knows; all that is before them.

Matthew 11:5

The blind receive their sight and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed (by healing) and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up and the poor have good news (the Gospel) preached to them.

Luke 13:2-5

And He replied by saying to them, Do you think that these Galileans were greater sinners than all the other Galileans because they have suffered in this way?

John 11:40

Jesus said to her, Did I not tell you and promise you that if you would believe and rely on Me, you would see the glory of God?

John 14:11-13

Believe Me that I am in the Father and the Father in Me; or else believe Me for the sake of the [very] works themselves. [If you cannot trust Me, at least let these works that I do in My Father's name convince you.]

Acts 4:21

Then when [the rulers and council members] had further threatened them, they let them go, not seeing how they could secure a conviction against them because of the people; for everybody was praising and glorifying God for what had occurred.

Acts 28:4

When the natives saw the little animal hanging from his hand, they said to one another, Doubtless this man is a murderer, for though he has been saved from the sea, Justice [ the goddess of avenging] has not permitted that he should live.

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