Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"We know that God does not hear sinners; but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He hears him.

King James Version

Now we know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and doeth his will, him he heareth.

Holman Bible

We know that God doesn't listen to sinners, but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He listens to him.

International Standard Version

We know that God doesn't listen to sinners, but he does listen to anyone who worships him and does his will.

A Conservative Version

And we know that God does not listen to sinners, but if any man is a worshiper of God, and does his will, he listens to this man.

American Standard Version

We know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and do his will, him he heareth.

Amplified

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.

An Understandable Version

We know that God does not listen to sinners [i.e., when they pray]; but God does listen to the person who reveres Him and does what He wants.

Anderson New Testament

We know that God hears not sinners; but if any one be a worshiper of God, and do his will, him he hears.

Bible in Basic English

We have knowledge that God does not give ear to sinners, but if any man is a worshipper of God and does his pleasure, to him God's ears are open.

Common New Testament

We know that God does not listen to sinners, but if any one is a worshiper of God and does his will, he listens to him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

now 'tis certain, that God does not countenance impostors: but regards him only that is religious, and executes his commands.

Darby Translation

But we know that God does not hear sinners; but if any one be God-fearing and do his will, him he hears.

Godbey New Testament

We know that God hears not sinners: but if any one may be a worshiper of God, and do His will, He hears him.

Goodspeed New Testament

We know that God does not listen to sinful people, but if a man is devout and obeys God, God will listen to him.

John Wesley New Testament

We know that God heareth not sinners; but if a man be a worshiper of God, and do his will, him he heareth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now we know that God does not hear sinners, but if anyone should fear God and do his will, him he will hear.

Julia Smith Translation

And we know that God hears not the sinful: but if any be godly, and do his will, this he hears.

King James 2000

Now we know that God hears not sinners: but if any man be a worshiper of God, and does his will, him he hears.

Lexham Expanded Bible

We know that God does not listen to sinners, but if someone is devout and does his will, he listens to this one.

Modern King James verseion

But we know that God does not hear sinners, but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He hears him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For we be sure that God heareth not sinners: But if any man be a worshipper of God, and do what his will is, him heareth he.

Moffatt New Testament

God, we know, does not listen to sinners; he listens to anyone who is devout and who obeys his will.

Montgomery New Testament

"We know that God does not listen to sinners, but if any one is God-fearing and does his will, to such he listens.

NET Bible

We know that God doesn't listen to sinners, but if anyone is devout and does his will, God listens to him.

New Heart English Bible

We know that God does not listen to sinners, but if anyone is a worshipper of God, and does his will, he listens to him.

Noyes New Testament

We know that God heareth not sinners; but if any one is a worshipper of God, and doeth his will, him he heareth.

Sawyer New Testament

We know that God hears not sinners; but if one is a worshipper of God, and does his will, him he hears.

The Emphasized Bible

We know that, God, unto sinners, doth not hearken: but, if one be, a worshipper of God, and be doing, his will, unto this one, he hearkeneth.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now we know that God doth not hearken to sinners: but if any man be a devout worshipper, and doeth his will, him he heareth.

Twentieth Century New Testament

We know that God never listens to bad men, but, when a man is god-fearing and does God's will, God listens to him.

Webster

Now we know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man is a worshiper of God, and doeth his will, him he heareth.

Weymouth New Testament

We know that God does not listen to bad people, but that if any one is a God-fearing man and obeys Him, to him He listens.

Williams New Testament

We know that God does not listen to sinful men, but He does listen to anyone who worships God and lives to do His will.

World English Bible

We know that God doesn't listen to sinners, but if anyone is a worshipper of God, and does his will, he listens to him.

Worrell New Testament

We know that God heareth not sinners; but, if any one is a worshiper of God, and does His will, him He heareth.

Worsley New Testament

Now we know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a servant of God, and do his will, him He heareth.

Youngs Literal Translation

and we have known that God doth not hear sinners, but, if any one may be a worshipper of God, and may do His will, him He doth hear;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

we know
εἴδω 
Eido 
know , cannot tell , know how , wist , , see , behold , look , perceive , vr see , vr know
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

God
θεός 
theos 
God , god , godly , God-ward ,
Usage: 1151

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἁμαρτωλός 
Hamartolos 
Usage: 31

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

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
if , whosoever 9 , whatsoever 9 , though ,
Usage: 155

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

be
ὦ 
be , may be , should be , is , might be , were , not tr ,
Usage: 41

θεοσεβής 
theosebes 
Usage: 1

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do , make , bring forth , commit , cause , work , show , bear , keep , fulfil , deal , perform , not tr , , vr do
Usage: 372

his

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

will
θέλημα 
thelema 
will , desire , pleasure
Usage: 45

him
τούτου 
Toutou 
Usage: 53

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Prayers for John 9:31

Context Readings

The Reaction Of The Pharisees To The Healing

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. 31 "We know that God does not hear sinners; but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He hears him. 32 "Since the beginning of time it has never been heard that anyone opened the eyes of a person born blind.


Cross References

Proverbs 15:29

The LORD is far from the wicked, But He hears the prayer of the righteous.

Proverbs 28:9

He who turns away his ear from listening to the law, Even his prayer is an abomination.

Isaiah 1:15

"So when you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide My eyes from you; Yes, even though you multiply prayers, I will not listen Your hands are covered with blood.

Job 27:8-9

"For what is the hope of the godless when he is cut off, When God requires his life?

Psalm 145:19

He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him; He will also hear their cry and will save them.

Genesis 18:23-33

Abraham came near and said, "Will You indeed sweep away the righteous with the wicked?

Genesis 19:29

Thus it came about, when God destroyed the cities of the valley, that God remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when He overthrew the cities in which Lot lived.

Genesis 20:7

"Now therefore, restore the man's wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not restore her, know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours."

1 Kings 17:20-22

He called to the LORD and said, "O LORD my God, have You also brought calamity to the widow with whom I am staying, by causing her son to die?"

1 Kings 18:36-38

At the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice, Elijah the prophet came near and said, "O LORD, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, today let it be known that You are God in Israel and that I am Your servant and I have done all these things at Your word.

2 Chronicles 32:20-21

But King Hezekiah and Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, prayed about this and cried out to heaven.

Job 35:12

"There they cry out, but He does not answer Because of the pride of evil men.

Job 42:8

"Now therefore, take for yourselves seven bulls and seven rams, and go to My servant Job, and offer up a burnt offering for yourselves, and My servant Job will pray for you For I will accept him so that I may not do with you according to your folly, because you have not spoken of Me what is right, as My servant Job has."

Psalm 18:41

They cried for help, but there was none to save, Even to the LORD, but He did not answer them.

Psalm 34:15-16

The eyes of the LORD are toward the righteous And His ears are open to their cry.

Psalm 40:8

I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your Law is within my heart."

Psalm 66:18-20

If I regard wickedness in my heart, The Lord will not hear;

Psalm 99:6

Moses and Aaron were among His priests, And Samuel was among those who called on His name; They called upon the LORD and He answered them.

Psalm 106:23

Therefore He said that He would destroy them, Had not Moses His chosen one stood in the breach before Him, To turn away His wrath from destroying them.

Psalm 143:10

Teach me to do Your will, For You are my God; Let Your good Spirit lead me on level ground.

Proverbs 1:28-29

"Then they will call on me, but I will not answer; They will seek me diligently but they will not find me,

Proverbs 21:13

He who shuts his ear to the cry of the poor Will also cry himself and not be answered.

Isaiah 58:9

"Then you will call, and the LORD will answer; You will cry, and He will say, 'Here I am ' If you remove the yoke from your midst, The pointing of the finger and speaking wickedness,

Jeremiah 11:11

Therefore thus says the LORD, "Behold I am bringing disaster on them which they will not be able to escape; though they will cry to Me, yet I will not listen to them.

Jeremiah 14:12

"When they fast, I am not going to listen to their cry; and when they offer burnt offering and grain offering, I am not going to accept them Rather I am going to make an end of them by the sword, famine and pestilence."

Jeremiah 15:1

Then the LORD said to me, "Even though Moses and Samuel were to stand before Me, My heart would not be with this people; send them away from My presence and let them go!

Ezekiel 8:18

"Therefore, I indeed will deal in wrath. My eye will have no pity nor will I spare; and though they cry in My ears with a loud voice, yet I will not listen to them."

Micah 3:4

Then they will cry out to the LORD, But He will not answer them Instead, He will hide His face from them at that time Because they have practiced evil deeds.

Zechariah 7:13

"And just as He called and they would not listen, so they called and I would not listen," says the LORD of hosts;

John 4:34

Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to accomplish His work.

John 7:17

"If anyone is willing to do His will, he will know of the teaching, whether it is of God or whether I speak from Myself.

John 11:41-42

So they removed the stone Then Jesus raised His eyes, and said, "Father, I thank You that You have heard Me.

John 15:16

"You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.

Hebrews 10:7

"THEN I SAID, 'BEHOLD, I HAVE COME (IN THE SCROLL OF THE BOOK IT IS WRITTEN OF ME) TO DO YOUR WILL, O GOD.'"

James 5:15-18

and the prayer offered in faith will restore the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up, and if he has committed sins, they will be forgiven him.

1 John 3:21-22

Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence before God;



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