Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And Jesus said, For judgment I came into this world, so that those not seeing might see, and those who see might become blind.

New American Standard Bible

And Jesus said, "For judgment I came into this world, so that those who do not see may see, and that those who see may become blind."

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

Jesus said, “I came into this world for judgment, in order that those who do not see will see and those who do see will become blind.”

International Standard Version

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."

American Standard Version

And Jesus said, For judgment came I into this world, that they that see not may see; and that they that see may become blind.

Amplified

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.

An Understandable Version

And Jesus said, "I came to this world to judge [it], so that people who can not see [spiritually] will [be able to] see; and those who [think they can] see [spiritually] will become blind."

Anderson New Testament

And Jesus said: For judgment have I come into this world, that those who see not, may see; and that those who see, may become blind.

Bible in Basic English

And Jesus said, I came into this world to be a judge, so that those who do not see may see, and those who see may become blind.

Common New Testament

Jesus said, "For judgment I have come into this world, that those who do not see may see, and that those who see may become blind."

Daniel Mace New Testament

and Jesus said, to execute justice am I come into this world: that they who see not, may see; and that they who do see, may become blind.

Darby Translation

And Jesus said, For judgment am I come into this world, that they which see not may see, and they which see may become blind.

Godbey New Testament

And Jesus said, For judgment I came into this world, that those not seeing may see; and those seeing may be made blind.

Goodspeed New Testament

And Jesus said, "I have come into this world to judge men, that those who cannot see may see, and that those who can see may become blind."

John Wesley New Testament

And he worshiped him. Jesus said, For judgment am I come into the world, that they who see not, may see, and that they who see, may become blind.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Jesus said, For judgment I have come into this world, that those who do not see might see and that those who see might be blinded.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jesus said, For judgment came I into this world, that they not seeing might see; and they seeing might be blind.

King James 2000

And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they who see not might see; and that they who see might be made blind.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Jesus said,]] "For judgment I have come into this world, so that those who do not see may see, and those who see may become blind!"

Modern King James verseion

And Jesus said, I have come into this world for judgment, that they who do not see might see, and that they who see might be made blind.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Jesus said, "I am come unto judgment, into this world: that they which see not, might see, and they which see might be made blind."

Moffatt New Testament

Then said Jesus, "It is for judgment that I have come into this world, to make the sightless see, to make the seeing blind."

Montgomery New Testament

"For judgment am I come into the world, to make the sightless see, and to make the seeing blind."

NET Bible

Jesus said,] "For judgment I have come into this world, so that those who do not see may gain their sight, and the ones who see may become blind."

New Heart English Bible

Jesus said, "I came into this world for judgment, that those who do not see may see; and that those who see may become blind."

Noyes New Testament

And Jesus said, For judgment came I into this world; that they who see not might see, and that they who see might become blind.

Sawyer New Testament

And Jesus said, I came into this world for judgment, that those not seeing may see, and those seeing become blind.

The Emphasized Bible

And Jesus said - For judgment, I, unto this world, came: that, they who were not seeing, might see, and, they who were seeing, might become, blind.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they who see not may see; and they who see become blind.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And Jesus added: "It was to put men to the test that I came into this world, in order that those that cannot see should see, and that those that can see should become blind."

Webster

And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they who see not, may see; and that they who see, may be made blind.

Weymouth New Testament

"I came into this world," said Jesus, "to judge men, that those who do not see may see, and that those who do see may become blind."

Williams New Testament

Then Jesus said, "I have come into this world to judge people, so that those who do not see may see, and those who do see may become blind."

World English Bible

Jesus said, "I came into this world for judgment, that those who don't see may see; and that those who see may become blind."

Worrell New Testament

And Jesus said, "For judgment came I into the world; that those who see not may see, and that those who see may become blind."

Worsley New Testament

And Jesus said, I am come into this world to execute judgement; that they who see not, may see; and that they who say they see, may be made blind.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jesus said, 'For judgment I to this world did come, that those not seeing may see, and those seeing may become blind.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

For
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

κρίμα 
Krima 
Usage: 23

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

am come
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

τοῦτον 
Touton 
Usage: 50

κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

and

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

βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

be made
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

References

Context Readings

Jesus As The Son Of Man

38 And he affirmed, Lord, I believe. And he worshiped him. 39 And Jesus said, For judgment I came into this world, so that those not seeing might see, and those who see might become blind. 40 And those of the Pharisees who were with him heard these things, and they said to him, Are we also blind?


Cross References

Luke 4:18

The Spirit of Lord is upon me, because he anointed me to preach good-news to the poor. He has sent me to heal the broken hearted, to proclaim deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to sent forth in deliv

John 3:19

And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light, for their deeds were evil.

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes to turn about from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, for them to receive remission of sins and a lot among those who have been sanctified by faith in me.

2 Corinthians 2:16

to the one an odor of death for death, and to the other an aroma of life for life. And who is adequate for these things?

Isaiah 6:9

And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but do not understand, and see ye indeed, but do not perceive.

Isaiah 29:10

For LORD has poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep, and has closed your eyes. The prophets, and your heads, the seers, he has covered.

Isaiah 42:18-20

Hear, ye deaf, and look, ye blind, that ye may see.

Isaiah 44:18

They do not know, nor do they consider. For he has shut their eyes, that they cannot see, and their hearts, that they cannot understand.

Jeremiah 1:9-10

Then LORD put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And LORD said to me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth.

Matthew 6:23

But if thine eye is bad, thy whole body will be dark. If therefore the light that is in thee is darkness, how great is the darkness!

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.

Matthew 13:13-15

Because of this I speak to them in parables, because seeing they see not, and hearing they hear not, nor do they understand.

Luke 1:79

to give light to those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death, to guide our feet into a way of peace.

Luke 2:34

And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, this man is set for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, and for a sign being repudiated

Luke 7:21

And in the same hour he healed many from diseases and plagues and evil spirits. And he granted sight to many blind men.

Luke 11:34-35

The lamp of thy body is the eye. Therefore, when thine eye is sound, thy whole body is also bright, but when it is bad, thy body is also dark.

Luke 13:30

And behold, there are last who will be first, and there are first who will be last.

John 3:17

For God sent the Son into the world not that he might condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through him.

John 5:22-27

For neither does the Father judge any man, but he has given all judgment to the Son,

John 8:12

Again therefore Jesus spoke to them, saying, I am the light of the world. He who follows me would, no, not walk in the darkness, but will have the light of life.

John 8:15

Ye judge according to the flesh. I judge no man.

John 9:25

That man therefore answered and said, If he is sinful, I know not. One thing I know, that being blind, now I see.

John 9:36-38

That man answered and said, And who is he, Lord, that I may believe in him?

John 12:40-41

He has blinded their eyes, and has hardened their heart, so that they would not see with their eyes, and understand with their heart, and be turned, and I would heal them.

John 12:46

I have come a light into the world, so that every man who believes in me may not remain in the darkness.

Romans 11:7-10

What then? What Israel seeks, this it did not obtain. But the chosen obtained it, and the rest were hardened,

2 Corinthians 4:4-6

in whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, in order for the light of the good-news of the glory of the Christ (who is a likeness of God) not to shine forth to them.

Ephesians 5:14

Therefore he says, Awake, thou who sleep. And arise from the dead, and the Christ will shine upon thee.

2 Thessalonians 2:10

and in all deception of unrighteousness in those who are perishing, in return for which, they did not accept the love of the truth in order for them to be saved.

1 Peter 2:9

But ye are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for an acquired possession, so that ye might broadly proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

1 John 2:11

But he who hates his brother is in the darkness, and he goes about in the darkness, and knows not where he goes, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

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