As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth.
Kai; CONJ paravgwn V-PAP-NSM ei\den V-2AAI-3S a~nqrwpon N-ASM tuflo;n A-ASM ejk PREP geneth'?. N-GSF
His disciples asked him, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?"
kai; CONJ hjrwvthsan V-AAI-3P aujto;n P-ASM oiJ T-NPM maqhtai; N-NPM aujtou' P-GSM levgonte?, V-PAP-NPM JRabbiv, HEB tiv? I-NSM h&marten, V-2AAI-3S ouJ'to? D-NSM h^ PRT oiJ T-NPM gonei'? N-NPM aujtou', P-GSM i&na CONJ tuflo;? A-NSM gennhqh'/; V-APS-3S
"Neither this man nor his parents sinned," said Jesus, "but this happened so that the work of God might be displayed in his life.
ajpekrivqh V-ADI-3S #Ihsou'?, N-NSM Ou~te CONJ ouJ'to? D-NSM h&marten V-2AAI-3S ou~te CONJ oiJ T-NPM gonei'? N-NPM aujtou', P-GSM ajll# CONJ i&na CONJ fanerwqh'/ V-APS-3S ta; T-NPN e~rga N-NPN tou' T-GSM qeou' N-GSM ejn PREP aujtw'/. P-DSM
As long as it is day, we must do the work of him who sent me. Night is coming, when no one can work.
hJma'? P-1AP dei' V-PQI-3S ejrgavzesqai V-PNN ta; T-APN e~rga N-APN tou' T-GSM pevmyantov? V-AAP-GSM me P-1AS e&w? CONJ hJmevra N-NSF ejstivn: V-PXI-3S e~rcetai V-PNI-3S nu;x o&te ADV oujdei;? A-NSF duvnatai V-PNI-3S ejrgavzesqai. V-PNN
While I am in the world, I am the light of the world."
o&tan CONJ ejn PREP tw'/ T-DSM kovsmw/ N-DSM ?w, V-PXS-1S fw'? N-NSN eijmi V-PXI-1S tou' T-GSM kovsmou. N-GSM
Having said this, he spit on the ground, made some mud with the saliva, and put it on the man's eyes.
tau'ta D-APN eijpw;n V-2AAP-NSM e~ptusen V-AAI-3S camai; ADV kai; CONJ ejpoivhsen V-AAI-3S phlo;n N-ASM ejk PREP tou' T-GSN ptuvsmato?, N-GSN kai; CONJ ejpevcrisen aujtou' P-GSM to;n T-ASM phlo;n N-ASM ejpi; PREP tou;? T-APM ojfqalmou;? N-APM
"Go," he told him, "wash in the Pool of Siloam" (this word means Sent). So the man went and washed, and came home seeing.
kai; CONJ ei\pen V-2AAI-3S aujtw'/, P-DSM &upage V-PAM-2S nivyai V-AMM-2S eij? PREP th;n T-ASF kolumbhvqran N-ASF tou' T-GSM Silwavm N-PRI oJ; R-NSN eJrmhneuvetai V-PPI-3S #Apestalmevnos}. V-RPP-NSM ajph'lqen V-2AAI-3S ou\n CONJ kai; CONJ ejnivyato, V-AMI-3S kai; CONJ h\lqen V-2AAI-3S blevpwn. V-PAP-NSM
His neighbors and those who had formerly seen him begging asked, "Isn't this the same man who used to sit and beg?"
OiJ T-NPM ou\n CONJ geivtone? N-NPM kai; CONJ oiJ T-NPM qewrou'nte? V-PAP-NPM aujto;n P-ASM to; T-ASN provteron A-ASN o&ti CONJ prosaivth? N-NSM h\n V-IXI-3S e~legon, V-IAI-3P Oujc PRT ouJ'tov? D-NSM ejstin V-PXI-3S oJ T-NSM kaqhvmeno? V-PNP-NSM kai; CONJ prosaitw'n; V-PAP-NSM
Some claimed that he was. Others said, "No, he only looks like him." But he himself insisted, "I am the man."
a~lloi A-NPM e~legon V-IAI-3P o&ti CONJ OuJ'tov? D-NSM ejstin: V-PXI-3S a~lloi A-NPM e~legon, V-IAI-3P Oujciv, PRT ajlla; CONJ o&moio? A-NSM aujtw'/ P-DSM ejstin. V-PXI-3S ejkei'no? D-NSM e~legen V-IAI-3S o&ti CONJ #Egwv P-1NS eijmi. V-PXI-1S
"How then were your eyes opened?" they demanded.
e~legon V-IAI-3P ou\n CONJ aujtw'/, P-DSM Pw'? ADV ?ou\n? CONJ hjnewv/cqhsavn V-API-3P sou P-2GS oiJ T-NPM ojfqalmoiv; N-NPM
He replied, "The man they call Jesus made some mud and put it on my eyes. He told me to go to Siloam and wash. So I went and washed, and then I could see."
ajpekrivqh V-ADI-3S ejkei'no?, D-NSM JO T-NSM a~nqrwpo? N-NSM oJ T-NSM legovmeno? V-PPP-NSM #Ihsou'? N-NSM phlo;n N-ASM ejpoivhsen V-AAI-3S kai; CONJ ejpevcrisevn V-AAI-3S mou P-1GS tou;? T-APM ojfqalmou;? N-APM kai; CONJ ei\pevn V-2AAI-3S moi P-1DS o&ti CONJ &upage V-PAM-2S eij? PREP to;n T-ASM Silwa;m N-PRI kai; CONJ nivyai: V-AMM-2S ajpelqw;n V-2AAP-NSM ou\n CONJ kai; CONJ niyavmeno? V-AMP-NSM ajnevbleya. V-AAI-1S
"Where is this man?" they asked him. "I don't know," he said.
kai; CONJ ei\pan V-2AAI-3P aujtw'/, P-DSM Pou' PRT ejstin V-PXI-3S ejkei'no?; D-NSM levgei, V-PAI-3S Oujk PRT oi\da. V-RAI-1S
They brought to the Pharisees the man who had been blind.
~agousin V-PAI-3P aujto;n P-ASM pro;? PREP tou;? T-APM Farisaivou? N-APM tovn T-ASM pote PRT tuflovn. A-ASM
Now the day on which Jesus had made the mud and opened the man's eyes was a Sabbath.
h\n V-IXI-3S de; CONJ savbbaton N-NSN ejn PREP hJ'/ R-DSF hJmevra/ N-DSF to;n T-ASM phlo;n N-ASM ejpoivhsen V-AAI-3S oJ T-NSM #Ihsou'? N-NSM kai; CONJ ajnevw/xen aujtou' P-GSM tou;? T-APM ojfqalmouv?. N-APM
Therefore the Pharisees also asked him how he had received his sight. "He put mud on my eyes," the man replied, "and I washed, and now I see."
pavlin ADV ou\n CONJ hjrwvtwn V-IAI-3P aujto;n P-ASM kai; CONJ oiJ T-NPM Farisai'oi N-NPM pw'? ADV ajnevbleyen. V-AAI-3S oJ T-NSM de; CONJ ei\pen V-2AAI-3S aujtoi'?, P-DPM Phlo;n N-ASM ejpevqhkevn V-AAI-3S mou P-1GS ejpi; PREP tou;? T-APM ojfqalmouv?, N-APM kai; CONJ ejniyavmhn, V-AMI-1S kai; CONJ blevpw. V-PAI-1S
Some of the Pharisees said, "This man is not from God, for he does not keep the Sabbath." But others asked, "How can a sinner do such miraculous signs?" So they were divided.
e~legon V-IAI-3P ou\n CONJ ejk PREP tw'n T-GPM Farisaivwn N-GPM tinev?, X-NPM Oujk PRT e~stin V-PXI-3S ouJ'to? D-NSM para; PREP qeou' N-GSM oJ T-NSM a~nqrwpo?, N-NSM o&ti CONJ to; T-ASN savbbaton N-ASN ouj PRT threi'. V-PAI-3S a~lloi A-NPM ?de;? CONJ e~legon, V-IAI-3P Pw'? ADV duvnatai V-PNI-3S a~nqrwpo? N-NSM aJmartwlo;? A-NSM toiau'ta D-APN shmei'a N-APN poiei'n; V-PAN kai; CONJ scivsma N-NSN h\n V-IXI-3S ejn PREP aujtoi'?. P-DPM
Finally they turned again to the blind man, "What have you to say about him? It was your eyes he opened." The man replied, "He is a prophet."
levgousin V-PAI-3P ou\n CONJ tw'/ T-DSM tuflw'/ A-DSM pavlin, ADV Tiv I-ASN su; P-2NS levgei? V-PAI-2S peri; PREP aujtou', P-GSM o&ti CONJ hjnevw/xevn sou P-2GS tou;? T-APM ojfqalmouv?; N-APM oJ T-NSM de; CONJ ei\pen V-2AAI-3S o&ti CONJ Profhvth? N-NSM ejstivn. V-PXI-3S
The Jews still did not believe that he had been blind and had received his sight until they sent for the man's parents.
Oujk PRT ejpivsteusan V-AAI-3P ou\n CONJ oiJ T-NPM #Ioudai'oi A-NPM peri; PREP aujtou' P-GSM o&ti CONJ h\n V-IXI-3S tuflo;? A-NSM kai; CONJ ajnevbleyen, V-AAI-3S e&w? CONJ o&tou R-GSN-ATT ejfwvnhsan V-AAI-3P tou;? T-APM gonei'? N-APM aujtou' P-GSM tou' T-GSM ajnablevyanto? V-AAP-GSM
"Is this your son?" they asked. "Is this the one you say was born blind? How is it that now he can see?"
kai; CONJ hjrwvthsan V-AAI-3P aujtou;? P-APM levgonte?, V-PAP-NPM OuJ'tov? D-NSM ejstin V-PXI-3S oJ T-NSM uiJo;? N-NSM uJmw'n, P-2GP oJ;n R-ASM uJmei'? P-2NP levgete V-PAI-2P o&ti CONJ tuflo;? A-NSM ejgennhvqh; V-API-3S pw'? ADV ou\n CONJ blevpei V-PAI-3S a~rti; ADV
"We know he is our son," the parents answered, "and we know he was born blind.
ajpekrivqhsan V-ADI-3P ou\n CONJ oiJ T-NPM gonei'? N-NPM aujtou' P-GSM kai; CONJ ei\pan, V-2AAI-3P Oi~damen V-RAI-1P o&ti CONJ ouJ'tov? D-NSM ejstin V-PXI-3S oJ T-NSM uiJo;? N-NSM hJmw'n P-1GP kai; CONJ o&ti CONJ tuflo;? A-NSM ejgennhvqh: V-API-3S
But how he can see now, or who opened his eyes, we don't know. Ask him. He is of age; he will speak for himself."
pw'? ADV de; CONJ nu'n ADV blevpei V-PAI-3S oujk PRT oi~damen, V-RAI-1P h^ PRT tiv? I-NSM h~noixen aujtou' P-GSM tou;? T-APM ojfqalmou;? N-APM hJmei'? P-1NP oujk PRT oi~damen: V-RAI-1P aujto;n P-ASM ejrwthvsate, V-AAM-2P hJlikivan N-ASF e~cei, V-PAI-3S aujto;? P-NSM peri; PREP eJautou' F-3GSM lalhvsei. V-FAI-3S
His parents said this because they were afraid of the Jews, for already the Jews had decided that anyone who acknowledged that Jesus was the Christ would be put out of the synagogue.
tau'ta D-APN ei\pan V-2AAI-3P oiJ T-NPM gonei'? N-NPM aujtou' P-GSM o&ti CONJ ejfobou'nto V-INI-3P tou;? T-APM #Ioudaivou?, A-APM h~dh ADV ga;r CONJ sunetevqeinto V-LMI-3P oiJ T-NPM #Ioudai'oi A-NPM i&na CONJ ejavn COND ti? X-NSM aujto;n P-ASM oJmologhvsh/ V-AAS-3S Xristovn, N-ASM ajposunavgwgo? A-NSM gevnhtai. V-2ADS-3S
That was why his parents said, "He is of age; ask him."
dia; PREP tou'to D-ASN oiJ T-NPM gonei'? N-NPM aujtou' P-GSM ei\pan V-2AAI-3P o&ti CONJ JHlikivan N-ASF e~cei, V-PAI-3S aujto;n P-ASM ejperwthvsate. V-AAM-2P
A second time they summoned the man who had been blind. "Give glory to God, " they said. "We know this man is a sinner."
jEfwvnhsan V-AAI-3P ou\n CONJ to;n T-ASM a~nqrwpon N-ASM ejk PREP deutevrou A-GSN oJ;? R-NSM h\n V-IXI-3S tuflo;? A-NSM kai; CONJ ei\pan V-2AAI-3P aujtw'/, P-DSM Do;? V-2AAM-2S dovxan tw'/ T-DSM qew'/: N-DSM hJmei'? P-1NP oi~damen V-RAI-1P o&ti CONJ ouJ'to? D-NSM oJ T-NSM a~nqrwpo? N-NSM aJmartwlov? A-NSM ejstin. V-PXI-3S
He replied, "Whether he is a sinner or not, I don't know. One thing I do know. I was blind but now I see!"
ajpekrivqh V-ADI-3S ou\n CONJ ejkei'no?, D-NSM Eij COND aJmartwlov? A-NSM ejstin V-PXI-3S oujk PRT oi\da: V-RAI-1S eJ;n N-ASN oi\da, V-RAI-1S o&ti CONJ tuflo;? A-NSM w^n V-PXP-NSM a~rti ADV blevpw. V-PAI-1S
Then they asked him, "What did he do to you? How did he open your eyes?"
ei\pon V-2AAI-3P ou\n CONJ aujtw'/, P-DSM Tiv I-ASN ejpoivhsevn V-AAI-3S soi; P-2DS pw'? ADV h~noixevn sou P-2GS tou;? T-APM ojfqalmouv?; N-APM
He answered, "I have told you already and you did not listen. Why do you want to hear it again? Do you want to become his disciples, too?"
ajpekrivqh V-ADI-3S aujtoi'?, P-DPM Ei\pon V-2AAI-1S uJmi'n P-2DP h~dh ADV kai; CONJ oujk PRT hjkouvsate: V-AAI-2P tiv I-ASN pavlin ADV qevlete V-PAI-2P ajkouvein; V-PAN mh; PRT kai; CONJ uJmei'? P-2NP qevlete V-PAI-2P aujtou' P-GSM maqhtai; N-NPM genevsqai; V-2ADN
Then they hurled insults at him and said, "You are this fellow's disciple! We are disciples of Moses!
kai; CONJ ejloidovrhsan V-AAI-3P aujto;n P-ASM kai; CONJ ei\pon, V-2AAI-3P Su; P-2NS maqhth;? N-NSM ei\ V-PXI-2S ejkeivnou, D-GSM hJmei'? P-1NP de; CONJ tou' T-GSM Mwu>sevw? N-GSM ejsme;n V-PXI-1P maqhtaiv: N-NPM
We know that God spoke to Moses, but as for this fellow, we don't even know where he comes from."
hJmei'? P-1NP oi~damen V-RAI-1P o&ti CONJ Mwu>sei' N-DSM lelavlhken V-RAI-3S oJ T-NSM qeov?, N-NSM tou'ton D-ASM de; CONJ oujk PRT oi~damen V-RAI-1P povqen ADV ejstivn. V-PXI-3S
The man answered, "Now that is remarkable! You don't know where he comes from, yet he opened my eyes.
ajpekrivqh V-ADI-3S oJ T-NSM a~nqrwpo? N-NSM kai; CONJ ei\pen V-2AAI-3S aujtoi'?, P-DPM #En PREP touvtw/ D-DSN ga;r CONJ to; T-NSN qaumastovn A-NSN ejstin V-PXI-3S o&ti CONJ uJmei'? P-2NP oujk PRT oi~date V-RAI-2P povqen ADV ejstivn, V-PXI-3S kai; CONJ h~noixevn mou P-1GS tou;? T-APM ojfqalmouv?. N-APM
We know that God does not listen to sinners. He listens to the godly man who does his will.
oi~damen V-RAI-1P o&ti CONJ aJmartwlw'n A-GPM oJ T-NSM qeo;? N-NSM oujk PRT ajkouvei, V-PAI-3S ajll# CONJ ejavn COND ti? X-NSM qeosebh;? A-NSM h\/ V-PXS-3S kai; CONJ to; T-ASN qevlhma N-ASN aujtou' P-GSM poih'/ V-PAS-3S touvtou D-GSM ajkouvei. V-PAI-3S
Nobody has ever heard of opening the eyes of a man born blind.
ejk PREP tou' T-GSM aijw'no? N-GSM oujk PRT hjkouvsqh V-API-3S o&ti CONJ hjnevw/xevn ti? X-NSM ojfqalmou;? N-APM tuflou' A-GSM gegennhmevnou: V-RPP-GSM
If this man were not from God, he could do nothing."
eij COND mh; PRT h\n V-IXI-3S ouJ'to? D-NSM para; PREP qeou', N-GSM oujk PRT hjduvnato V-INI-3S-ATT poiei'n V-PAN oujdevn. A-ASN
To this they replied, "You were steeped in sin at birth; how dare you lecture us!" And they threw him out.
ajpekrivqhsan V-ADI-3P kai; CONJ ei\pan V-2AAI-3P aujtw'/, P-DSM #En PREP aJmartivai? N-DPF su; P-2NS ejgennhvqh? V-API-2S o&lo?, A-NSM kai; CONJ su; P-2NS didavskei? V-PAI-2S hJma'?; P-1AP kai; CONJ ejxevbalon aujto;n P-ASM e~xw. V-PAI-1S
Jesus heard that they had thrown him out, and when he found him, he said, "Do you believe in the Son of Man?"
~hkousen V-AAI-3S #Ihsou'? N-NSM o&ti CONJ ejxevbalon aujto;n P-ASM e~xw, V-PAI-1S kai; CONJ euJrw;n V-2AAP-NSM aujto;n P-ASM ei\pen, V-2AAI-3S Su; P-2NS pisteuvei? V-PAI-2S eij? PREP to;n T-ASM uiJo;n N-ASM tou' T-GSM ajnqrwvpou; N-GSM
"Who is he, sir?" the man asked. "Tell me so that I may believe in him."
ajpekrivqh V-ADI-3S ejkei'no? D-NSM kai; CONJ ei\pen, V-2AAI-3S Kai; CONJ tiv? I-NSM ejstin, V-PXI-3S kuvrie, N-VSM i&na CONJ pisteuvsw V-AAS-1S eij? PREP aujtovn; P-ASM
Jesus said, "You have now seen him; in fact, he is the one speaking with you."
ei\pen V-2AAI-3S aujtw'/ P-DSM oJ T-NSM #Ihsou'?, N-NSM Kai; CONJ eJwvraka? V-RAI-2S-ATT aujto;n P-ASM kai; CONJ oJ T-NSM lalw'n V-PAP-NSM meta; PREP sou' P-2GS ejkei'nov? D-NSM ejstin. V-PXI-3S
Then the man said, "Lord, I believe," and he worshiped him.
oJ T-NSM de; CONJ e~fh, V-IXI-3S Pisteuvw, V-PAI-1S kuvrie: N-VSM kai; CONJ prosekuvnhsen V-AAI-3S aujtw'/. P-DSM
Jesus said, "For judgment I have come into this world, so that the blind will see and those who see will become blind."
kai; CONJ ei\pen V-2AAI-3S oJ T-NSM #Ihsou'?, N-NSM Eij? PREP krivma N-ASN ejgw; P-1NS eij? PREP to;n T-ASM kovsmon N-ASM tou'ton D-ASM h\lqon, V-2AAI-1S i&na CONJ oiJ T-NPM mh; PRT blevponte? V-PAP-NPM blevpwsin V-PAS-3P kai; CONJ oiJ T-NPM blevponte? V-PAP-NPM tufloi; A-NPM gevnwntai. V-2ADS-3P
Some Pharisees who were with him heard him say this and asked, "What? Are we blind too?"
~hkousan V-AAI-3P ejk PREP tw'n T-GPM Farisaivwn N-GPM tau'ta D-APN oiJ T-NPM metj PREP aujtou' P-GSM o~nte?, V-PXP-NPM kai; CONJ ei\pon V-2AAI-3P aujtw'/, P-DSM Mh; PRT kai; CONJ hJmei'? P-1NP tufloiv A-NPM ejsmen; V-PXI-1P
Jesus said, "If you were blind, you would not be guilty of sin; but now that you claim you can see, your guilt remains.
ei\pen V-2AAI-3S aujtoi'? P-DPM oJ T-NSM #Ihsou'?, N-NSM Eij COND tufloi; A-NPM h\te, V-IXI-2P oujk PRT a^n PRT ei~cete V-IAI-2P aJmartivan: N-ASF nu'n ADV de; CONJ levgete V-PAI-2P o&ti CONJ Blevpomen: V-PAI-1P hJ T-NSF aJmartiva N-NSF uJmw'n P-2GP mevnei. V-PAI-3S
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