Parallel Verses

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.”

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.

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.

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 “I believe, Lord!” he said, and he worshiped Him. 39 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.” 40 Some of the Pharisees who were with Him heard these things and asked Him, “We aren’t blind too, are we?”


Cross References

Luke 4:18

The Spirit of the Lord is on Me,
because He has anointed Me
to preach good news to the poor.
He has sent Me
to proclaim freedomto the captives
and recovery of sight to the blind,
to set free the oppressed,

John 3:19

“This, then, is the judgment: The light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than the light because their deeds were evil.

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes so they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that by faith in Me they may receive forgiveness of sins and a share among those who are sanctified.’

2 Corinthians 2:16

To some we are an aroma of death leading to death, but to others, an aroma of life leading to life. And who is competent for this?

Isaiah 6:9

And He replied:Go! Say to these people:
Keep listening, but do not understand;
keep looking, but do not perceive.

Isaiah 29:10

For the Lord has poured out on you
an overwhelming urge to sleep;
He has shut your eyes—the prophets,
and covered your heads—the seers.

Isaiah 42:18-20

“Listen, you deaf!
Look, you blind, so that you may see.

Isaiah 44:18

Such people do not comprehend
and cannot understand,
for He has shut their eyes so they cannot see,
and their minds so they cannot understand.

Jeremiah 1:9-10

Then the Lord reached out His hand, touched my mouth, and told me:I have now filled your mouth with My words.

Matthew 6:23

But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. So if the light within you is darkness—how deep is that darkness!

Matthew 11:5

the blind see, the lame walk, those with skin diseases are healed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the poor are told the good news.

Matthew 13:13-15

For this reason I speak to them in parables, because looking they do not see, and hearing they do not listen or understand.

Luke 1:79

to shine on those who live in darkness
and the shadow of death,
to guide our feet into the way of peace.

Luke 2:34

Then Simeon blessed them and told His mother Mary: “Indeed, this child is destined to cause the fall and rise of many in Israel and to be a sign that will be opposed

Luke 7:21

At that time Jesus healed many people of diseases, plagues, and evil spirits, and He granted sight to many blind people.

Luke 11:34-35

Your eye is the lamp of the body. When your eye is good, your whole body is also full of light. But when it is bad, your body is also full of darkness.

Luke 13:30

Note this: Some are last who will be first, and some are first who will be last.”

John 3:17

For God did not send His Son into the world that He might condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through Him.

John 5:22-27

The Father, in fact, judges no one but has given all judgment to the Son,

John 8:12

Then Jesus spoke to them again: “I am the light of the world. Anyone who follows Me will never walk in the darkness but will have the light of life.”

John 8:15

You judge by human standards.I judge no one.

John 9:25

He answered, “Whether or not He’s a sinner, I don’t know. One thing I do know: I was blind, and now I can see!”

John 9:36-38

“Who is He, Sir, that I may believe in Him?” he asked.

John 12:40-41

He has blindedtheir eyes
and hardened their hearts,
so that they would not see with their eyes
or understand with their hearts,
and be converted,
and I would heal them.

John 12:46

I have come as a light into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me would not remain in darkness.

Romans 11:7-10

What then? Israel did not find what it was looking for, but the elect did find it. The rest were hardened,

2 Corinthians 4:4-6

In their case, the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

Ephesians 5:14

for what makes everything clear is light. Therefore it is said:Get up, sleeper, and rise up from the dead,
and the Messiah will shine on you.

2 Thessalonians 2:10

and with every unrighteous deception among those who are perishing. They perish because they did not accept the love of the truth in order to be saved.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race,a royal priesthood,
a holy nation,a people for His possession,
so that you may proclaim the praises
of the One who called you out of darkness
into His marvelous light.

1 John 2:11

But the one who hates his brother is in the darkness, walks in the darkness, and doesn’t know where he’s going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

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