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John 9 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:1 - And as he passed by, he saw a man blind from his birth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:2 - And his disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, who sinned, this man, or his parents, that he should be born blind?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:3 - Jesus answered, Neither did this man sin, nor his parents: but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:4 - We must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:5 - When I am in the world, I am the light of the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:6 - When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and anointed his eyes with the clay,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:7 - and said unto him, Go, wash in the pool of Siloam (which is by interpretation, Sent). He went away therefore, and washed, and came seeing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:8 - The neighbors therefore, and they that saw him aforetime, that he was a beggar, said, Is not this he that sat and begged?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:9 - Others said, It is he: others said, No, but he is like him. He said, I am he.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:10 - They said therefore unto him, How then were thine eyes opened?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:11 - He answered, The man that is called Jesus made clay, and anointed mine eyes, and said unto me, Go to Siloam, and wash: so I went away and washed, and I received sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:12 - And they said unto him, Where is he? He saith, I know not.

Controversy over the Man

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:13 - They bring to the Pharisees him that aforetime was blind.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:14 - Now it was the sabbath on the day when Jesus made the clay, and opened his eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:15 - Again therefore the Pharisees also asked him how he received his sight. And he said unto them, He put clay upon mine eyes, and I washed, and I see.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:16 - Some therefore of the Pharisees said, This man is not from God, because he keepeth not the sabbath. But others said, How can a man that is a sinner do such signs? And there was a division among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:17 - They say therefore unto the blind man again, What sayest thou of him, in that he opened thine eyes? And he said, He is a prophet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:18 - The Jews therefore did not believe concerning him, that he had been blind, and had received his sight, until they called the parents of him that had received his sight,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:19 - and asked them, saying, Is this your son, who ye say was born blind? how then doth he now see?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:20 - His parents answered and said, We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind:
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:21 - but how he now seeth, we know not; or who opened his eyes, we know not: ask him; he is of age; he shall speak for himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:22 - These things said his parents, because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had agreed already, that if any man should confess him to be Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:23 - Therefore said his parents, He is of age; ask him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:24 - So they called a second time the man that was blind, and said unto him, Give glory to God: we know that this man is a sinner.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:25 - He therefore answered, Whether he is a sinner, I know not: one thing I know, that, whereas I was blind, now I see.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:26 - They said therefore unto him, What did he to thee? how opened he thine eyes?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:27 - He answered them, I told you even now, and ye did not hear; wherefore would ye hear it again? would ye also become his disciples?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:28 - And they reviled him, and said, Thou art his disciple; but we are disciples of Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:29 - We know that God hath spoken unto Moses: but as for this man, we know not whence he is.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:30 - The man answered and said unto them, Why, herein is the marvel, that ye know not whence he is, and yet he opened mine eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:31 - We know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and do his will, him he heareth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:32 - Since the world began it was never heard that any one opened the eyes of a man born blind.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:33 - If this man were not from God, he could do nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:34 - They answered and said unto him, Thou wast altogether born in sins, and dost thou teach us? And they cast him out.

Jesus Affirms His Deity

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:35 - Jesus heard that they had cast him out; and finding him, he said, Dost thou believe on the Son of God?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:36 - He answered and said, And who is he, Lord, that I may believe on him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:37 - Jesus said unto him, Thou hast both seen him, and he it is that speaketh with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:38 - And he said, Lord, I believe. And he worshipped him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:39 - 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:40 - Those of the Pharisees who were with him heard these things, and said unto him, Are we also blind?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:41 - Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, ye would have no sin: but now ye say, We see: your sin remaineth.

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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