Thematic Bible

John 9:1 (show verse)

As He passed by, He saw a man blind from birth.

John 9:2 (show verse)

And His disciples asked Him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he would be born blind?”

John 9:3 (show verse)

Jesus answered, “It was neither that this man sinned, nor his parents; but it was so that the works of God might be displayed in him.

John 9:4 (show verse)

We must work the works of Him who sent Me as long as it is day; night is coming when no one can work.

John 9:5 (show verse)

While I am in the world, I am the Light of the world.”

John 9:6 (show verse)

When He had said this, He spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and applied the clay to his eyes,

John 9:7 (show verse)

and said to him, “Go, wash in the pool of Siloam” (which is translated, Sent). So he went away and washed, and came back seeing.

John 9:8 (show verse)

Therefore the neighbors, and those who previously saw him as a beggar, were saying, “Is not this the one who used to sit and beg?”

John 9:9 (show verse)

Others were saying, “This is he,” still others were saying, “No, but he is like him.” He kept saying, “I am the one.”

John 9:10 (show verse)

So they were saying to him, “How then were your eyes opened?”

John 9:11 (show verse)

He answered, “The man who is called Jesus made clay, and anointed my eyes, and said to me, ‘Go to Siloam and wash’; so I went away and washed, and I received sight.”

John 9:12 (show verse)

They said to him, “Where is He?” He *said, “I do not know.”

John 9:13 (show verse)

They *brought to the Pharisees the man who was formerly blind.

John 9:14 (show verse)

Now it was a Sabbath on the day when Jesus made the clay and opened his eyes.

John 9:15 (show verse)

Then the Pharisees also were asking him again how he received his sight. And he said to them, “He applied clay to my eyes, and I washed, and I see.”

John 9:16 (show verse)

Therefore some of the Pharisees were saying, “This man is not from God, because He does not keep the Sabbath.” But others were saying, “How can a man who is a sinner perform such signs?” And there was a division among them.

John 9:17 (show verse)

So they *said to the blind man again, “What do you say about Him, since He opened your eyes?” And he said, “He is a prophet.”

John 9:18 (show verse)

The Jews then did not believe it of him, that he had been blind and had received sight, until they called the parents of the very one who had received his sight,

John 9:19 (show verse)

and questioned them, saying, “Is this your son, who you say was born blind? Then how does he now see?”

John 9:20 (show verse)

His parents answered them and said, “We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind;

John 9:21 (show verse)

but how he now sees, we do not know; or who opened his eyes, we do not know. Ask him; he is of age, he will speak for himself.”

John 9:22 (show verse)

His parents said this because they were afraid of the Jews; for the Jews had already agreed that if anyone confessed Him to be Christ, he was to be put out of the synagogue.

John 9:23 (show verse)

For this reason his parents said, “He is of age; ask him.”

John 9:24 (show verse)

So a second time they called the man who had been blind, and said to him, “Give glory to God; we know that this man is a sinner.”

John 9:25 (show verse)

He then answered, “Whether He is a sinner, I do not know; one thing I do know, that though I was blind, now I see.”

John 9:26 (show verse)

So they said to him, “What did He do to you? How did He open your eyes?”

John 9:27 (show verse)

He answered them, “I told you already and you did not listen; why do you want to hear it again? You do not want to become His disciples too, do you?”

John 9:28 (show verse)

They reviled him and said, “You are His disciple, but we are disciples of Moses.

John 9:29 (show verse)

We know that God has spoken to Moses, but as for this man, we do not know where He is from.”

John 9:30 (show verse)

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.

John 9:31 (show verse)

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

John 9:32 (show verse)

Since the beginning of time it has never been heard that anyone opened the eyes of a person born blind.

John 9:33 (show verse)

If this man were not from God, He could do nothing.”

John 9:34 (show verse)

They answered him, “You were born entirely in sins, and are you teaching us?” So they put him out.

John 9:35 (show verse)

Jesus heard that they had put him out, and finding him, He said, “Do you believe in the Son of Man?”

John 9:36 (show verse)

He answered, “Who is He, Lord, that I may believe in Him?”

John 9:37 (show verse)

Jesus said to him, “You have both seen Him, and He is the one who is talking with you.”

John 9:38 (show verse)

And he said, “Lord, I believe.” And he worshiped Him.

John 9:39 (show verse)

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.”

John 9:40 (show verse)

Those of the Pharisees who were with Him heard these things and said to Him, “We are not blind too, are we?”

John 9:41 (show verse)

Jesus said to them, If you were blind, you would have no sin; but since you say, ‘We see,’ your sin remains.