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John 9 :: Darby Translation (DBY)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:1 - And as he passed on, he saw a man blind from 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 has this man sinned nor his parents, but that the works of God should be manifested in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:4 - I must work the works of him that has sent me while it is day. The night is coming, when no one can work.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:5 - As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:6 - Having said these things, he spat on the ground and made mud of the spittle, and put the mud, as ointment, on his eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:7 - And he said to him, Go, wash in the pool of Siloam, which is interpreted, Sent. He went therefore and washed, and came seeing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:8 - The neighbours therefore, and those who used to see him before, that he was a beggar, said, Is not this he that was sitting and begging?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:9 - Some said, It is he; others said, No, but he is like him: *he* said, It is I.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:10 - They said therefore to him, How have thine eyes been opened?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:11 - He answered and said, A man called Jesus made mud and anointed mine eyes, and said to me, Go to Siloam and wash: and having gone and washed, I saw.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:12 - They said therefore to him, Where is he? He says, I do not know.

Controversy over the Man

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:13 - They bring him who was before blind to the Pharisees.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:14 - Now it was sabbath when Jesus made the mud and opened his eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:15 - The Pharisees therefore also again asked him how he received his sight. And he said to them, He put mud upon mine eyes, and I washed, and I see.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:16 - Some of the Pharisees therefore said, This man is not of God, for he does not keep the sabbath. Others said, How can a sinful man perform such signs? And there was a division among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:17 - They say therefore again to the blind man, What dost thou say of him, that he has 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 was blind and had received sight, until they had called the parents of him that had received sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:19 - And they asked them saying, This is your son, of whom ye say that he was born blind: how then does he now see?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:20 - His parents answered them and said, We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:21 - but how he now sees we do not know, or who has opened his eyes we do not know. *He* is of age: ask *him*; *he* will speak concerning himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:22 - His parents said these things because they feared the Jews, for the Jews had already agreed that if any one confessed him to be the Christ, he should be excommunicated from the synagogue.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:23 - On this account his parents said, He is of age: ask *him*.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:24 - They called therefore a second time the man who had been blind, and said to him, Give glory to God: we know that this man is sinful.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:25 - He answered therefore, If he is sinful I know not. One thing I know, that, being blind before, now I see.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:26 - And they said to him again, What did he do to thee? how opened he thine eyes?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:27 - He answered them, I told you already and ye did not hear: why do ye desire to hear again? do ye also wish to become his disciples?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:28 - They railed at him, and said, Thou art his disciple, but we are disciples of Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:29 - We know that God spoke to Moses; but as to this man, we know not whence he is.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:30 - The man answered and said to them, Now in this is a wonderful thing, that *ye* do not know whence he is, and he has opened mine eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:31 - But we know that God does not hear sinners; but if any one be God-fearing and do his will, him he hears.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:32 - Since time was, it has not been heard that any one opened the eyes of one born blind.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:33 - If this man were not of God he would be able to do nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:34 - They answered and said to him, Thou hast been wholly born in sins, and thou teachest us? And they cast him out.

Jesus Affirms His Deity

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:35 - Jesus heard that they had cast him out, and having found him, he said to him, Thou, 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 - And Jesus said to him, Thou hast both seen him, and he that speaks with thee is he.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:38 - And he said, I believe, Lord: and he did him homage.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:39 - 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:40 - And some of the Pharisees who were with him heard these things, and they said to him, Are we blind also?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:41 - Jesus said to them, If ye were blind ye would not have sin; but now ye say, We see, your sin remains.

In 1867, John Nelson Darby translated the New Testament from Greek into English. Further revisions were done in 1872 and 1884. Darby’s work was first published as The Holy Scriptures: A New Translation from the Original Languages by J. N. Darby. After Darby’s death in 1882, some of his students worked together to produce the complete Darby Bible based on the Masoretic Hebrew text, Darby’s German (Elberfelder), and the French (Pau) translations. In 1890, the first complete Darby Bible was published in English. 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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