Parallel Verses

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.

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."

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.

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.

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 said, I believe, Lord: and he did him homage. 39 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. 40 And some of the Pharisees who were with him heard these things, and they said to him, Are we blind also?


Cross References

Luke 4:18

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach glad tidings to the poor; he has sent me to preach to captives deliverance, and to the blind sight, to send forth the crushed delivered,

John 3:19

And this is the judgment, that light is come into the world, and men have loved darkness rather than light; for their works were evil.

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes, that they may turn from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive remission of sins and inheritance among them that are sanctified by faith in me.

2 Corinthians 2:16

to the one an odour from death unto death, but to the others an odour from life unto life; and who is sufficient for these things?

Isaiah 6:9

And he said, Go; and thou shalt say unto this people, Hearing ye shall hear and shall not understand, and seeing ye shall see and shall not perceive.

Isaiah 29:10

For Jehovah hath poured out upon you a spirit of deep sleep, and hath closed your eyes; the prophets and your chiefs, the seers, hath he covered.

Isaiah 42:18-20

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

Isaiah 44:18

They have no knowledge, and understand not; for he hath plastered their eyes, that they may not see; and their hearts, that they may not understand.

Jeremiah 1:9-10

And Jehovah put forth his hand and touched my mouth; and Jehovah said unto me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth.

Matthew 6:23

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

Matthew 11:5

Blind men see and lame walk; lepers are cleansed, and deaf hear; and dead are raised, and poor have glad tidings preached to them:

Matthew 13:13-15

For this cause I speak to them in parables, because seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not hear nor understand;

Luke 1:79

to shine upon them who were sitting in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.

Luke 2:34

And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Lo, this child is set for the fall and rising up of many in Israel, and for a sign spoken against;

Luke 7:21

In that hour he healed many of diseases and plagues and evil spirits, and to many blind he granted sight.

Luke 11:34-35

The lamp of the body is thine eye: when thine eye is simple, thy whole body also is light; but when it is wicked, thy body also is dark.

Luke 13:30

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

John 3:17

For God has not sent his Son into the world that he may judge the world, but that the world may be saved through him.

John 5:22-27

for neither does the Father judge any one, but 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 that follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

John 8:15

Ye judge according to the flesh, I judge no one.

John 9:25

He answered therefore, If he is sinful I know not. One thing I know, that, being blind before, now I see.

John 9:36-38

He answered and said, And who is he, Lord, that I may believe on him?

John 12:40-41

He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, that they may not see with their eyes, and understand with their heart and be converted, and I should heal them.

John 12:46

I am come into the world as light, that every one that believes on me may not abide in darkness;

Romans 11:7-10

What is it then? What Israel seeks for, that he has not obtained; but the election has obtained, and the rest have been blinded,

2 Corinthians 4:4-6

in whom the god of this world has blinded the thoughts of the unbelieving, so that the radiancy of the glad tidings of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine forth for them.

Ephesians 5:14

Wherefore he says, Wake up, thou that sleepest, and arise up from among the dead, and the Christ shall shine upon thee.

2 Thessalonians 2:10

and in all deceit of unrighteousness to them that perish, because they have not received the love of the truth that they might be saved.

1 Peter 2:9

But ye are a chosen race, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a people for a possession, that ye might set forth the excellencies of him who has called you out of darkness to his wonderful light;

1 John 2:11

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

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