John 9:1-12 LEB

A Man Born Blind Is Given Sight

1 And [as he]a went away, he saw a man blind from birth.

References for John 9:1

    • ı 9:1 - *Here "[as]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("went away") which is understood as temporal
      2 And his disciples asked him, saying, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he should be born blind?"
      3 Jesus replied, "Neither this man sinned nor his parents, but [it happened]b so that the works of God could be revealed in him.

      References for John 9:3

        • IJ 9:3 - *The words "[it happened]" are not in the Greek text but are implied
          4 It is necessary [for] us to do the deeds of the one who sent me while it is day; night is coming, when no one can work!
          5 While I am in the world, I am the light of the world."
          6 [When he]c had said these [things], he spat on the ground and made clay with the saliva, and smeared the clay on his eyes.

          References for John 9:6

            • ij 9:6 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("had said") which is understood as temporal
              7 And he said to him, "Go, wash in the pool of Siloam" (which is translated "sent"). So he went and washed and came back seeing.
              8 Then the neighbors and those who saw him previously (because he was a beggar) began to say,d "Is this man not the one who used to sit and beg?"

              References for John 9:8

                • Ĵ 9:8 - *The imperfect tense has been translated as ingressive here ("began to say")
                  9 Others were saying, "It is this man"; others were saying, "No, but he is like him." That one was saying, "I am [he]!"
                  10 So they began to saye to him, "Howf were your eyes opened?"

                  References for John 9:10

                    • ĵ 9:10 - *The imperfect tense has been translated as ingressive here ("began to say")
                    • Ķ 9:10 - Some manuscripts have "Then how"
                      11 He replied, "The man who is called Jesus made clay and smeared [it]g on my eyes and said to me, 'Go to Siloam and wash!' So I went, and I washed, [and]h I received sight."

                      References for John 9:11

                        • ķ 9:11 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                        • ĸ 9:11 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the two previous participles ("went" and "washed") have been translated as finite verbs
                          12 And they said to him, "Where is that man?" He said, "I do not know."