So they answered Jesus, and said, We cannot tell. Then said he also to them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.
Leave them to themselves: they are blind leaders of the blind. But if the blind lead the blind, they will both fall into the pit.
And in the morning, It will be tempestuous to-day, for the sky is gloomy and fiery red. Ye hypocrites, do ye know how to discern the appearance of the sky, and are ye unable to discern the signs of the times?
Wo unto you ye blind guides! who say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, it is binding.
And they answered, We know not from whence.
The man replied, and said to them, Now herein is something very surprising, that you know not whence he is, though he hath opened my eyes.
And some of the Pharisees who were with him heard these things, and said to him, Are we blind also?
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all impiety and unrighteousness of men, holding back the truth in unrighteousness.
And since they thought not fit to hold the Deity in acknowledgment, God abandoned them to a reprobate mind, to practise deeds unbecoming;
whose appearing is known by fanatical energy, displayed in all power, and signs, and lying miracles,